C.J. Cron
1B | Bats/Throws: R/R | 6' 4" 235LBS | Age: 34
Draft: 2011 | Rd: 1, #17, Los Angeles Angels | Utah
PA AB R H HR SB AVG OBP SLG OPS
2021 547 470 70 132 28 1 .281 .375 .530 .905
2022 632 575 79 148 29 0 .257 .315 .468 .783
2023 278 258 38 64 12 0 .248 .295 .434 .729
10 Seasons 4,043 3,670 470 953 187 10 .260 .320 .471 .791
AVG HR SB OPS
2021 .281 28 1 .905
2022 .257 29 0 .783
2023 .248 12 0 .729
10 Seasons .260 187 10 .791
MLB Percentile Rankings
Hits Spray Chart

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 89.5 115.4 12.4 33.8 .273 .464 .337 .341 .386 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 1936 353 53 15.0 10.6 91.1 115.9 12.8 34.0 .274 .548 .325 .366 .443 45.0 21.4 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 2500 416 45 10.8 7.1 88.7 115.5 14.2 36.8 .243 .435 .335 .320 .406 42.3 25.9 6.8
2023 33 1068 195 27 13.8 9.7 87.7 114.5 12.8 31.8 .257 .471 .312 .332 .410 40.0 23.4 6.1
Player 14673 2590 294 11.4 7.8 88.9 115.9 14.2 34.2 .257 .476 .338 .342 .415 40.1 22.9 6.8
MLB 6.9 4.7 88.4 122.4 12.2 33.1 .245 .406 .316 .315 .368 36.3 22.2 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, Sweeper, Slurve, 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 38.6 30.9 3.3 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 43.2 35.5 19.9 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 39.2 27.9 26.0 7.0 33.7 40.6 25.7 4.1 28.4 26.7 24.3 5.5 10.8 7.1
2023 43.1 25.6 23.1 8.2 41.0 34.9 24.1 7.2 27.7 24.1 20.5 6.7 13.8 9.7
Player 40.7 25.2 25.4 8.7 37.1 37.5 25.0 4.6 28.8 25.1 23.7 5.8 11.4 7.8
MLB 44.6 23.5 24.8 7.0 37.0 37.5 25.3 3.9 32.8 24.7 24.4 5.8 6.9 4.7
! 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 %
2023 4-Seam Fastball -1.3 -4 330 30.9 83 .216 .351 .304 28.4 27.7 26.7 .262 .539 .375 49.0
2023 Slider -2.6 -6 250 23.4 68 .231 .308 .256 37.5 26.5 20.0 .212 .292 .239 21.3
2023 Sinker 0.4 1 174 16.3 46 .262 .381 .300 7.9 13.0 22.2 .296 .477 .349 43.2
2023 Cutter 8.4 8 92 8.6 25 .391 1.174 .614 21.1 8.0 14.3 .337 .943 .530 54.5
2023 Curveball -0.3 0 89 8.3 22 .238 .429 .302 31.4 22.7 11.9 .264 .402 .301 43.8
2023 Changeup -2.2 -1 68 6.4 19 .211 .368 .247 28.6 21.1 20.0 .259 .350 .265 40.0
2023 Sweeper 1.9 1 56 5.2 12 .364 .636 .450 47.6 50.0 35.3 .199 .489 .321 20.0
2023 Split-Finger -7.1 -1 8 0.7 3 .000 .000 .000 50.0 33.3 33.3 .122 .122 .110 50.0
2023 Slurve 1.6 0 1 0.1 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2022 4-Seam Fastball 0.8 7 900 36.0 222 .256 .488 .350 18.6 26.1 22.6 .254 .491 .349 47.9
2022 Slider -2.1 -10 474 19.0 124 .190 .302 .244 33.2 30.6 21.5 .186 .285 .231 27.8
2022 Sinker 0.7 3 441 17.6 111 .320 .423 .380 13.1 16.2 18.0 .293 .414 .356 49.4
2022 Changeup 4.2 10 235 9.4 59 .333 .685 .454 26.8 20.3 15.6 .324 .599 .424 41.9
2022 Cutter -1.9 -3 176 7.0 33 .200 .333 .250 26.0 27.3 22.0 .176 .284 .243 36.4
2022 Curveball 5.0 8 161 6.4 42 .317 .805 .452 37.1 33.3 27.5 .244 .639 .361 50.0
2022 Sweeper 0.4 0 77 3.1 22 .190 .429 .277 37.8 40.9 37.5 .171 .263 .210 33.3
2022 Slurve 1.7 0 20 0.8 6 .167 .667 .333 38.5 50.0 75.0 .191 .704 .359 33.3
2022 Split-Finger -2.3 0 16 0.6 7 .143 .143 .129 33.3 42.9 33.3 .098 .104 .089 0.0
2021 4-Seam Fastball 2.2 18 797 36.4 186 .313 .632 .459 24.2 22.0 19.2 .282 .557 .419 54.7
2021 Slider 2.0 8 419 19.1 111 .233 .515 .340 33.2 26.1 21.5 .203 .375 .276 28.4
2021 Sinker 1.8 6 313 14.3 79 .403 .582 .468 16.5 11.4 12.7 .347 .506 .418 43.1
2021 Changeup 0.6 1 261 11.9 75 .225 .451 .323 30.3 25.3 21.6 .236 .501 .332 32.7
2021 Curveball 1.8 3 178 8.1 36 .303 .545 .368 34.2 19.4 10.4 .263 .446 .361 40.7
2021 Cutter -0.5 -1 141 6.4 36 .188 .281 .307 31.9 19.4 17.9 .202 .319 .276 44.0
2021 Sweeper -1.2 -1 47 2.1 11 .182 .455 .264 30.8 18.2 13.3 .343 .857 .495 33.3
2021 Split-Finger -6.5 -2 24 1.1 7 .000 .000 .000 46.2 42.9 27.3 .119 .210 .143 50.0
2021 Slurve -2.4 0 3 0.1 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2020 4-Seam Fastball 0.4 0 73 34.0 14 .100 .200 .289 51.7 50.0 41.2 .124 .389 .349 66.7
2020 Slider -0.1 0 43 20.0 11 .125 .250 .305 15.0 18.2 13.3 .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 Split-Finger -8.3 0 4 1.9 1 .000 .000 .000 25.0 100.0 25.0 -- -- .000 --
2020 Sweeper 3.4 0 2 0.9 -- -- -- -- -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
2019 4-Seam Fastball 0.0 0 653 33.7 136 .244 .520 .358 28.5 30.9 23.0 .256 .590 .376 57.3
2019 Slider -0.1 -1 385 19.9 115 .214 .411 .291 32.0 23.5 22.7 .280 .580 .364 47.1
2019 Sinker 0.4 1 336 17.4 87 .355 .513 .417 12.4 10.3 12.7 .310 .481 .381 41.8
2019 Curveball 1.1 2 170 8.8 43 .211 .421 .337 25.0 16.3 12.3 .245 .567 .388 34.4
2019 Changeup 0.4 1 165 8.5 56 .309 .473 .344 25.2 16.1 18.4 .315 .559 .371 32.6
2019 Cutter -1.1 -1 123 6.4 35 .133 .267 .244 21.4 14.3 15.2 .196 .315 .284 36.0
2019 Sweeper 0.5 0 42 2.2 11 .182 .273 .277 12.5 27.3 14.3 .187 .242 .182 37.5
2019 Split-Finger 22.4 4 17 0.9 6 .500 2.000 1.000 27.3 16.7 14.3 .600 1.838 .972 80.0
2019 Slurve -3.8 0 12 0.6 2 .000 .000 .000 25.0 50.0 16.7 .123 .256 .149 100.0
2018 4-Seam Fastball 1.0 8 733 33.7 171 .309 .612 .418 26.5 25.1 21.4 .309 .638 .431 44.5
2018 Slider 0.0 0 425 19.6 112 .243 .476 .322 36.2 26.8 19.9 .228 .449 .311 36.8
2018 Sinker 1.4 6 392 18.0 103 .284 .455 .390 16.6 16.5 19.8 .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 -0.9 -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 Split-Finger 2.0 0 23 1.1 10 .111 .444 .360 46.7 40.0 40.0 .118 .450 .281 20.0
2018 Sweeper -4.6 -1 17 0.8 5 .000 .000 .000 77.8 80.0 50.0 .027 .029 .031 0.0
2018 Knuckleball -8.2 0 4 0.2 1 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 .267 .685 .386 0.0
2018 Slurve -18.9 0 1 0.0 1 .000 .000 .000 100.0 100.0 100.0 -- -- .000 --
2017 4-Seam Fastball -1.2 -5 426 30.3 81 .214 .371 .314 24.2 25.9 17.4 .237 .437 .334 40.0
2017 Sinker 3.2 10 310 22.1 98 .414 .575 .488 9.1 9.2 12.5 .360 .583 .433 46.2
2017 Slider -1.7 -5 266 18.9 73 .125 .347 .201 41.6 41.1 31.6 .159 .354 .220 26.2
2017 Curveball 1.8 3 145 10.3 51 .213 .468 .289 32.5 31.4 29.1 .240 .479 .307 36.4
2017 Changeup -1.9 -3 141 10.0 37 .143 .257 .199 32.1 32.4 26.1 .219 .417 .287 34.8
2017 Cutter 0.9 1 88 6.3 21 .412 .588 .486 29.5 19.0 14.8 .389 .611 .477 30.8
2017 Split-Finger 5.1 1 15 1.1 4 .500 1.500 .813 12.5 0.0 0.0 .485 1.462 .788 50.0
2017 Sweeper -7.2 -1 8 0.6 4 .000 .000 .000 33.3 25.0 20.0 .323 .516 .348 66.7
2017 Slurve 2.2 0 3 0.2 -- -- -- 100.0 -- -- -- -- -- --
! 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 13 35
2022 626 2,500 14 -14 8 8 15
2023 278 1,068 6 -17 3 4 -4
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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 47.6 63.5 83.8 39.1 69.1 42.9 24.3 50.7 22.1 5.8 75.3
2016 1,652 49.4 69.2 84.2 35.5 62.6 44.0 31.8 52.2 23.2 6.7 70.3
2017 1,405 49.1 70.4 80.7 35.0 57.6 42.7 33.6 52.4 27.0 7.5 79.0
2018 2,172 46.0 69.6 78.8 34.9 57.5 41.1 26.3 50.8 29.1 7.6 77.6
2019 1,936 48.2 69.0 82.6 32.6 59.5 40.3 32.4 50.2 25.3 7.1 78.5
2020 215 45.6 67.3 77.3 28.2 51.5 47.0 15.4 46.0 31.3 6.5 85.7
2021 2,191 45.8 66.3 80.8 30.8 57.7 44.2 24.4 47.1 27.4 6.6 70.3
2022 2,500 48.8 62.9 84.0 33.2 60.5 45.3 26.9 47.7 24.3 7.8 76.4
2023 1,068 49.4 63.6 79.5 31.9 56.4 40.9 36.0 47.6 28.3 6.6 66.2
Player 14,673 47.8 66.8 81.8 33.9 60.1 42.9 28.7 49.6 25.9 7.0 75.0
MLB 48.6 66.9 82.0 28.4 58.0 42.6 29.7 47.1 24.8 7.3 76.1
! Note: All figures in this table cover the period 2015-present.

Percentile Rankings

Year xwOBA xBA xSLG xISO xOBP Brl Brl% EV Max EV Hard
Hit%
K% BB% Whiff% Chase
Rate
Speed OAA Arm
Strength
2015 57 53 76 79 26 67 79 41 95 55 38 7 45 4 32
2016 68 75 70 65 47 59 66 57 98 62 69 13 45 13 35 30
2017 60 53 74 73 36 51 80 71 97 66 17 17 26 10 28 91
2018 72 41 84 90 44 88 90 33 95 43 17 24 20 13 36
2019 84 77 91 91 55 93 95 83 98 84 50 16 44 26 34 91
2020 86 9
2021 84 63 77 77 84 75 77 38 94 56 50 77 31 24 30 39 24
2022 54 43 73 77 34 85 76 43 97 63 20 32 52 21 9 67 34
2023 93 7 26
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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 14.9 1 10 15 4 25.0
2017 23.9 16 16.4 0 5 4 13 81.3
2018 23.0 30 27.1 3 15 15 15 50.0
2019 23.4 25 27.2 -2 14 22 8 32.0
2020 22.7 4 3.3 1 0 4 1 25.0
2021 22.9 28 26.5 2 7 14 15 53.6
2022 24.0 29 25.4 4 13 13 13 44.8
2023 23.4 12 10.3 2 4 7 4 33.3
Player 23.3 160 151.0 9 68 94 73 45.6

Expected Home Runs by Park

Year HR
2016 16 18 11 18 14 12 18 15 11 9 14 14 14 14 14 17 6 12 19 14 19 13 21 23 13 15 13 20 18 15 13
2017 16 16 14 19 17 16 17 16 14 15 17 20 17 17 15 17 16 15 16 15 16 15 19 17 17 15 15 20 17 17 15
2018 30 33 23 29 28 24 29 27 22 21 26 33 33 23 25 31 24 24 25 32 27 25 36 25 23 22 27 31 33 27 24
2019 25 30 19 28 28 25 31 26 22 20 26 29 37 25 26 28 27 25 25 28 26 29 34 32 27 26 24 30 34 26 22
2020 4 5 1 3 3 5 5 4 3 1 3 3 4 3 4 3 5 4 4 3 3 3 5 3 4 2 3 3 4 2 1
2021 28 28 24 28 27 25 29 28 21 21 23 29 26 25 25 31 26 24 28 27 28 28 32 29 27 24 29 29 27 24 22
2022 29 21 24 25 23 24 26 23 20 23 23 27 29 27 25 28 25 26 27 24 28 27 32 27 21 24 26 30 29 24 25
2023 12 7 8 10 11 11 11 10 10 8 11 11 9 8 11 11 11 10 11 13 9 10 12 12 10 8 10 12 11 12 11
Player 160 158 124 160 151 142 166 149 123 118 143 166 169 142 145 166 140 140 155 156 156 150 191 168 142 136 147 175 173 147 133
! 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 +/-   2023 +/-  
Exit Velocity 88.3 89.5 1.2 88.9 -0.6 88.0 -0.9 91.1 3.1 85.5 -5.6 88.8 3.3 88.7 -0.1 87.7 -1.0
Launch Angle 11.9 12.4 0.5 18.2 5.8 15.2 -3.0 12.8 -2.4 20.6 7.8 15.8 -4.8 14.2 -1.6 12.8 -1.4
Barrel % 8.7 8.3 -0.4 10.2 1.9 12.2 2.0 15.0 2.8 19.2 4.2 11.5 -7.7 10.8 -0.7 13.8 3.0
Hard Hit % 35.8 39.2 3.4 38.6 -0.6 36.6 -2.0 45.0 8.4 34.6 -10.4 42.0 7.4 42.3 0.3 40.0 -2.3
Sweet Spot % 32.1 33.8 1.7 37.8 4.0 34.3 -3.5 34.0 -0.3 34.6 0.6 31.9 -2.7 36.8 4.9 31.8 -5.0
xBA .256 .273 0.017 .260 -0.013 .247 -0.013 .274 0.027 .195 -0.079 .261 0.066 .243 -0.018 .257 0.014
BA .262 .278 0.016 .248 -0.030 .253 0.005 .253 0.000 .190 -0.063 .281 0.091 .257 -0.024 .248 -0.009
xwOBA .324 .341 0.017 .338 -0.003 .345 0.007 .366 0.021 .361 -0.005 .364 0.003 .320 -0.044 .332 0.012
wOBA .318 .337 0.019 .316 -0.021 .347 0.031 .325 -0.022 .376 0.051 .383 0.007 .335 -0.048 .312 -0.023
xSLG .450 .464 0.014 .478 0.014 .483 0.005 .548 0.065 .484 -0.064