C.J. Cron
1B | B/T: R/R | 6' 4" 235LBS | Age: 32

Draft: 2011 | Rd: 1, #17, Los Angeles Angels | Utah
Poor Avg Great

Stats

PA AB R H HR RBI SB AVG OBP SLG OPS
2022 347 317 49 94 20 65 0 .297 .347 .552 .899
9 Seasons 3480 3154 402 835 166 530 10 .265 .325 .483 .808
AVG HR RBI SB OPS
2022 .297 20 65 0 .899
9 Seasons .265 166 530 10 .808

Statcast Batting Statistics

Season Age Pitches Batted Balls Barrels Barrel % Barrel/PA Exit Velocity Max EV Launch Angle Sweet Spot % XBA XSLG WOBA XWOBA XWOBACON HardHit% K% BB%
2015 25 1534 299 26 8.7 6.5 88.3 113.9 11.9 32.1 .256 .450 .318 .324 .389 35.8 20.3 4.2
2016 26 1652 337 28 8.3 6.3 89.4 115.4 12.3 33.8 .273 .464 .337 .341 .385 39.2 16.9 5.4
2017 27 1405 246 25 10.2 6.7 88.9 114.9 18.2 37.8 .260 .478 .316 .338 .428 38.6 25.8 5.9
2018 28 2172 361 44 12.2 7.9 88.0 114.4 15.2 34.3 .247 .483 .347 .345 .433 36.6 25.9 6.6
2019 29 1937 353 53 15 10.6 91.1 115.9 12.8 34.0 .273 .547 .324 .365 .443 45.0 21.6 5.8
2020 30 215 26 5 19.2 9.6 85.5 112.0 20.6 34.6 .195 .484 .376 .361 .453 34.6 30.8 17.3
2021 31 2191 357 41 11.5 7.5 88.8 114.7 15.8 31.9 .261 .481 .383 .364 .418 42.0 21.4 11.0
2022 32 1391 227 29 12.8 8.5 87.8 115.5 14.0 39.2 .263 .509 .384 .350 .451 42.3 25.9 6.1
Player 12497 2206 251 11.4 7.8 88.9 115.9 14.3 34.4 .261 .488 .345 .348 .421 39.9 22.6 6.8
MLB 6.7 4.6 88.4 122.2 12.1 32.9 .246 .410 .317 .317 .370 35.7 22.0 8.4
! Note: All figures in this table cover the period 2015-present.




Fastball: 4 Seam, 2 Seam, Cutter, Sinker. Offspeed: Split, Change, Fork, Screw. Breaking: Slider, Curve, Knuckle, Other
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Batted Ball Profile

Season GB % FB % LD % PU % Pull % Straight % Oppo % Weak % Topped % Under % Flare/Burner % Solid % Barrel % Barrel/PA
2015 45.2 16.4 27.8 10.7 32.1 38.5 28.8 2.3 34.8 23.4 25.1 3.7 8.7 6.5
2016 41.8 23.4 27.0 7.7 30.0 38.9 30.6 3.6 31.2 24.0 23.1 8.0 8.3 6.3
2017 33.3 26.4 29.3 11.0 41.9 36.6 21.1 5.3 23.6 28.5 26.0 6.5 10.2 6.7
2018 41.6 23.5 23.8 11.1 43.5 35.5 20.8 7.5 27.1 23.8 23.3 6.1 12.2 7.9
2019 42.5 23.8 26.3 7.4 38.2 37.7 24.1 3.1 32.0 23.5 21.0 4.8 15.0 10.6
2020 38.5 30.8 19.2 11.5 42.3 42.3 15.4 11.5 26.9 19.2 15.4 7.7 19.2 9.6
2021 38.7 32.5 21.3 7.6 38.9 35.6 25.5 4.5 25.2 27.5 26.1 5.0 11.5 7.5
2022 38.3 29.5 25.6 6.6 35.2 42.3 22.5 4.8 26.0 25.1 24.7 6.2 12.8 8.5
Player 40.5 25.1 25.6 8.9 37.3 37.7 24.8 4.5 28.7 24.9 23.9 5.8 11.4 7.8
MLB 44.9 22.9 25.1 7.1 36.7 37.8 25.4 3.8 33.1 24.5 24.4 5.7 6.7 4.6
! Note: All figures in this table cover the period 2015-present.

Run Values by Pitch Type

Year Pitch Type Team RV/100 Run Value Pitches % PA BA SLG wOBA Whiff% K% PutAway % xBA xSLG xwOBA Hard Hit %
2022 4-Seamer -0.3 -2 495 35.6 113 .222 .465 .336 19.8 24.8 20.7 .252 .519 .366 50.0
2022 Slider -0.2 -1 295 21.2 86 .210 .383 .279 30.1 32.6 24.1 .196 .356 .251 33.3
2022 Sinker 1.8 4 233 16.8 56 .462 .558 .467 16.8 25.0 22.6 .300 .379 .321 36.8
2022 Changeup 6.5 10 148 10.6 39 .389 .889 .568 23.2 12.8 10.0 .378 .823 .512 41.9
2022 Cutter -0.2 0 107 7.7 18 .375 .625 .419 22.9 22.2 16.7 .247 .449 .346 38.5
2022 Curveball 7.5 8 101 7.3 24 .375 1.042 .581 32.7 33.3 24.2 .333 .923 .513 62.5
2022 Splitter -1.2 0 12 0.9 5 .200 .200 .180 33.3 40.0 33.3 .081 .088 .075 0.0
2021 4-Seamer 2.2 18 806 36.8 188 .317 .634 .463 24.0 21.3 18.6 .283 .557 .421 54.6
2021 Slider 1.6 7 451 20.6 121 .219 .500 .322 33.9 27.3 22.1 .203 .411 .283 30.9
2021 Sinker 1.8 6 305 13.9 77 .394 .576 .460 16.8 13.0 14.3 .345 .505 .414 42.9
2021 Changeup 0.6 2 261 11.9 75 .225 .451 .323 30.3 25.3 21.6 .236 .501 .332 32.7
2021 Curveball 1.9 4 187 8.5 37 .303 .545 .377 35.1 18.9 10.4 .263 .446 .370 40.7
2021 Cutter -0.4 -1 150 6.8 36 .219 .313 .332 27.8 13.9 12.5 .248 .357 .310 37.0
2021 Splitter -6.5 -2 24 1.1 7 .000 .000 .000 46.2 42.9 27.3 .119 .210 .143 50.0
2021 N/A 15.1 1 7 0.3 3 1.000 1.000 .833 0.0 0.0 0.0 .733 .897 .708 100.0
2020 4-Seamer 0.4 0 73 34.0 14 .100 .200 .289 51.7 50.0 41.2 .125 .389 .349 66.7
2020 Slider 0.1 0 45 20.9 11 .125 .250 .305 15.0 18.2 12.5 .139 .239 .310 33.3
2020 Sinker 5.4 2 41 19.1 11 .300 1.200 .609 11.1 18.2 14.3 .351 1.010 .567 37.5
2020 Curveball 3.7 1 23 10.7 6 .000 .000 .383 30.0 33.3 28.6 .040 .041 .258 0.0
2020 Changeup -0.5 0 18 8.4 5 .400 .600 .430 20.0 0.0 0.0 .312 .371 .298 20.0
2020 Cutter 9.1 1 11 5.1 4 .250 1.000 .500 62.5 50.0 100.0 .155 .599 .304 50.0
2020 Splitter -8.3 0 4 1.9 1 .000 .000 .000 25.0 100.0 25.0 -- -- .000 --
2019 4-Seamer 0.0 0 652 33.7 136 .244 .520 .358 28.7 31.6 23.4 .254 .588 .374 58.0
2019 Slider -0.1 -1 432 22.3 127 .210 .395 .288 30.6 24.4 21.7 .269 .545 .345 46.2
2019 Sinker 0.4 1 336 17.4 87 .355 .513 .417 11.9 9.2 11.6 .312 .483 .383 41.2
2019 Curveball 1.0 2 177 9.1 44 .205 .410 .330 24.7 15.9 11.7 .245 .566 .386 36.4
2019 Changeup 0.2 0 169 8.7 58 .298 .456 .332 25.7 17.2 18.9 .309 .545 .363 31.9
2019 Cutter -1.1 -1 123 6.4 35 .133 .267 .244 21.4 14.3 15.2 .196 .315 .284 36.0
2019 Splitter 29.4 4 14 0.7 4 .750 3.000 1.500 22.2 0.0 0.0 .834 2.683 1.389 100.0
2018 4-Seamer 1.0 8 731 33.7 171 .309 .612 .418 26.6 25.1 21.5 .309 .638 .431 44.5
2018 Slider -0.2 -1 443 20.4 118 .229 .450 .306 38.1 29.7 21.9 .216 .426 .296 36.4
2018 Sinker 1.4 6 394 18.1 103 .284 .455 .390 16.4 16.5 19.5 .257 .436 .358 29.6
2018 Curveball 0.7 2 216 9.9 67 .234 .391 .277 33.1 37.3 30.5 .173 .286 .211 35.0
2018 Changeup -1.0 -2 214 9.9 55 .163 .429 .294 33.3 25.5 21.5 .208 .401 .306 31.4
2018 Cutter -0.3 0 142 6.5 32 .214 .536 .358 27.6 21.9 19.4 .289 .638 .426 38.1
2018 Splitter 2.0 0 23 1.1 10 .111 .444 .360 46.7 40.0 40.0 .118 .450 .281 20.0
2018 Knuckleball -8.2 0 4 0.2 1 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 .267 .685 .386 0.0
2018 N/A -3.3 0 3 0.1 1 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 .000 .000 .000 0.0
2017 4-Seamer -1.4 -6 418 29.8 79 .217 .377 .313 24.5 26.6 17.9 .238 .436 .330 38.8
2017 Sinker 3.3 10 318 22.6 100 .409 .568 .485 8.9 9.0 11.8 .357 .582 .434 46.8
2017 Slider -1.9 -5 277 19.7 77 .118 .329 .190 41.3 40.3 30.7 .167 .363 .226 28.9
2017 Curveball 1.8 3 147 10.5 51 .213 .468 .289 33.3 31.4 29.1 .240 .479 .307 36.4
2017 Changeup -1.8 -3 143 10.2 37 .143 .257 .199 32.1 32.4 26.1 .219 .417 .287 34.8
2017 Cutter 1.0 1 86 6.1 21 .412 .588 .486 29.5 19.0 15.4 .389 .611 .477 30.8
2017 Splitter 5.1 1 13 0.9 4 .500 1.500 .813 12.5 0.0 0.0 .485 1.462 .788 50.0
! Note: Years are in reverse order.
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Swing/Take

Runs
Year Team PA Pitches Heart Shadow Chase Waste All
2014 264 1,009 2 0 2 2 6
2015 402 1,528 5 -10 1 4 0
2016 442 1,646 13 -7 4 7 17
2017 372 1,405 6 -16 6 4 0
2018 558 2,171 10 -15 5 11 11
2019 498 1,931 11 -19 5 8 6
2020 52 215 1 -2 2 2 4
2021 544 2,191 14 -8 15 14 35
2022 341 1,391 13 -4 5 6 19
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Plate Discipline

Season Pitches Zone % Zone Swing % Zone Contact % Chase % Chase Contact % Edge % 1st Pitch Swing % Swing % Whiff % Meatball % Meatball Swing %
2015 1,534 47.4 63.8 83.8 38.8 69.0 42.9 24.3 50.7 22.1 5.7 75.0
2016 1,652 49.2 69.1 84.5 35.8 62.5 43.9 31.8 52.2 23.2 6.7 71.2
2017 1,405 49.2 70.5 80.7 34.9 57.4 42.8 33.6 52.4 27.0 7.6 79.4
2018 2,172 45.9 69.7 78.8 34.8 57.5 41.0 26.3 50.8 29.1 7.6 77.6
2019 1,937 48.3 69.1 82.4 32.5 59.7 40.3 32.3 50.2 25.4 7.1 78.5
2020 215 45.6 67.3 77.3 28.2 51.5 47.0 15.4 46.0 31.3 7.0 86.7
2021 2,191 45.9 66.2 80.8 30.9 57.7 44.3 24.4 47.1 27.4 6.6 70.3
2022 1,391 49.0 63.4 84.0 33.2 62.3 44.2 27.2 48.0 23.5 7.5 77.9
Player 12,497 47.6 67.5 81.8 34.1 60.5 42.7 28.2 50.0 25.8 7.0 75.9
MLB 48.5 66.9 82.0 28.3 58.4 42.6 29.3 47.0 24.6 7.2 76.0
! Note: All figures in this table cover the period 2015-present.

Percentile Rankings

Year xwOBA xBA xSLG xISO xOBP Brl Brl% EV HardHit% K% BB% Whiff% Speed OAA
2015 57 53 76 79 26 67 79 41 55 38 7 45 32
2016 68 75 70 65 47 59 66 56 62 69 13 45 34
2017 60 53 74 73 36 51 80 71 66 18 17 26 28 89
2018 72 41 83 90 43 88 90 33 43 17 24 20 37
2019 83 75 91 91 55 94 95 83 84 48 16 44 34 89
2020 12
2021 84 63 77 77 84 75 77 38 56 50 77 31 28 30
2022 65 52 78 79 38 94 86 25 61 24 23 58 16 41
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Expected Home Runs

Year Team Avg HR Trot Actual HR xHR HR-xHR Doubters Mostly Gone No Doubters No Doubter %
2016 22.5 16 14.8 1 4 16 4 25.0
2017 23.9 16 16.5 -1 6 4 13 81.3
2018 23.0 30 27.2 3 10 18 16 53.3
2019 23.4 25 26.7 -2 10 20 12 48.0
2020 22.7 4 3.3 1 0 4 1 25.0
2021 22.9 28 27.2 1 7 15 16 57.1
2022 24.1 20 18.7 1 4 11 9 45.0

Expected Home Runs by Park

Year HR
2016 16 15 12 12 14 17 12 16 13 14 17 16 9 11 13 17 12 18 13 15 21 9 11 20 17 13 22 15 14 15 20
2017 16 17 20 17 15 17 16 16 18 14 19 15 15 14 17 17 16 17 15 17 21 16 15 16 16 16 16 15 15 17 19
2018 30 34 32 23 25 30 25 33 29 24 29 24 20 24 27 30 24 32 25 29 31 25 23 26 25 33 27 22 25 23 38
2019 25 32 32 24 27 26 26 30 26 22 28 25 20 22 25 31 25 32 19 27 31 26 24 24 25 28 30 25 28 25 35
2020 4 3 3 3 5 3 0 5 3 1 3 4 1 3 2 5 3 3 1 3 4 5 4 3 3 3 4 1 3 5 5
2021 28 26 34 25 27 32 26 27 31 26 30 27 23 21 24 31 31 27 22 25 29 25 25 28 28 28 28 25 26 27 33
2022 20 19 22 18 19 20 20 13 20 19 17 19 17 14 19 20 21 20 17 20 21 18 16 19 19 19 20 17 20 17 21
! Note: This tells how many of this player's home runs would have been out of other stadiums. This accounts for different wall heights, distances and environmental effects. For these purposes, the 2020 Blue Jays home field was still Rogers Centre, not Sahlen Field.
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Year to Year Changes

Metric 2015 2016 +/-   2017 +/-   2018 +/-   2019 +/-   2020 +/-   2021 +/-   2022 +/-  
Exit Velocity 88.3 89.4 1.1 88.9 -0.5 88 -0.9 91.1 3.1 85.5 -5.6 88.8 3.3 87.8 -1
Launch Angle 11.9 12.3 0.4 18.2 5.9 15.2 -3 12.8 -2.4 20.6 7.8 15.8 -4.8 14 -1.8
Barrel % 8.7 8.3 -0.4 10.2 1.9 12.2 2 15 2.8 19.2 4.2 11.5 -7.7 12.8 1.3
Hard Hit % 35.8 39.2 3.4 38.6 -0.6 36.6 -2 45 8.4 34.6 -10.4 42 7.4 42.3 0.3
Sweet Spot % 32.1 33.8 1.7 37.8 4 34.3 -3.5 34 -0.3 34.6 0.6 31.9 -2.7 39.2 7.3
xBA .256 .273 0.017 .26 -0.013 .247 -0.013 .274 0.027 .195 -0.079 .261 0.066 .263 0.002
BA .262 .278 0.016 .248 -0.03 .253 0.005 .253 0 .19 -0.063 .281 0.091 .297 0.016
xwOBA .324 .341 0.017 .338 -0.003 .345 0.007 .366 0.021 .361 -0.005 .364 0.003 .35 -0.014
wOBA .318 .337 0.019 .316 -0.021 .347 0.031 .325 -0.022 .376 0.051 .383 0.007 .384 0.001
xSLG .45 .464 0.014 .478 0.014 .483 0.005 .548 0.065 .484 -0.064 .481 -0.003 .509 0.028
SLG .439 .467 0.028 .437 -0.03 .493 0.056 .469 -0.024 .548 0.079 .53 -0.018 .556 0.026
K% 20.3 16.9 -3.4 25.8 8.9 25.9 0.1 21.4 -4.5 30.8 9.4 21.4 -9.4 25.9 4.5
BB% 4.2 5.4 1.2 5.9 0.5 6.6 0.7 5.8 -0.8 17.3 11.5 11 -6.3 6.1 -4.9
Swing % 50.7 52.2 1.5 52.4 0.2 50.8 -1.6 50.2 -0.6 46 -4.2 47.1 1.1 48 0.9
Whiff% 22.1 23.2 1.1 27 3.8 29.1 2.1 25.3 -3.8 31.3 6 27.4 -3.9 23.5 -3.9
In Zone % 47.4 49.2 1.8 49.2 0 45.9 -3.3 48.2 2.3 45.6 -2.6 45.9 0.3 49 3.1
Out of Zone % 52.6 50.8 -1.8 50.8 0 54.1 3.3 51.8 -2.3 54.4 2.6 54.1 -0.3 51 -3.1
Out of Zone Swing % 38.8 35.8 -3 34.9 -0.9 34.8 -0.1 32.5 -2.3 28.2 -4.3 30.9 2.7 33.2 2.3
First Pitch Swing % 24.3 31.8 7.5 33.6 1.8 26.3 -7.3 32.4 6.1 15.4 -17 24.4 9 27.2 2.8
First Pitch Strike % 60 63.9 3.9 64.5 0.6 59.1 -5.4 59.4 0.3 48.1 -11.3 55 6.9 61.4 6.4
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Statcast Shift Statistics

SeasonBat SidePAShifts%wOBA - No ShiftwOBA - Shift
2016 R 420 2 0.5 .346 .000
2017 R 371 7 1.9 .316 .099
2018 R 558 81 14.5 .346 .352
2019 R 497 103 20.7 .302 .407
2020 R 52 29 55.8 .342 .402
2021 R 544 191 35.1 .374 .400
2022 R 341 94 27.6 .353 .466

Pitch Tempo