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C.J. Cron
1B | B/T: R/R | 6' 4" 235LBS | Age: 31

Draft: 2011 | Rd: 1, #17, Los Angeles Angels | Utah
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Stats

PA AB R H HR RBI SB AVG OBP SLG OPS
2021 547 470 70 132 28 92 1 .281 .375 .530 .905
8 Seasons 3133 2837 353 741 146 465 10 .261 .323 .475 .798
AVG HR RBI SB OPS
2021 .281 28 92 1 .905
8 Seasons .261 146 465 10 .798

Statcast Batting Statistics

Season Age Pitches Batted Balls Barrels Barrel % Exit Velocity Max EV Launch Angle Sweet Spot % XBA XSLG WOBA XWOBA XWOBACON HardHit% K% BB%
2015 25 1534 299 26 8.7 88.3 113.9 11.9 32.1 .252 .443 .318 .319 .381 36.5 20.3 4.2
2016 26 1652 337 28 8.3 89.4 115.4 12.3 33.8 .268 .456 .337 .335 .378 39.3 16.9 5.4
2017 27 1405 246 25 10.2 88.9 114.9 18.2 37.8 .260 .475 .316 .337 .426 38.6 25.8 5.9
2018 28 2172 361 44 12.2 88 114.4 15.2 34.6 .247 .480 .347 .344 .431 36.3 25.9 6.6
2019 29 1937 353 53 15 91.1 115.9 12.8 34 .272 .544 .324 .364 .441 45 21.6 5.8
2020 30 215 26 5 19.2 85.5 112 20.6 34.6 .195 .484 .376 .361 .453 34.6 30.8 17.3
2021 31 2191 357 41 11.5 88.8 114.7 15.8 32.2 .261 .480 .383 .365 .420 42 21.4 11
11106 1979 222 11.2 89 115.9 14.4 34 .259 .481 .341 .346 .414 39.7 22.2 6.9
6.6 88.3 122.2 12 32.9 .242 .402 .317 .312 .363 35.6 22 8.4




Fastball: 4 Seam, 2 Seam, Cutter, Sinker. Offspeed: Split, Change, Fork, Screw. Breaking: Slider, Curve, Knuckle, Other
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Pitch Tracking

Year Pitch Type # % PA AB H 1B 2B 3B HR SO BBE BA XBA SLG XSLG WOBA XWOBA EV LA Whiff% PutAway%
2021 Fastballs 1265 57.7 302 244 79 48 16 0 15 55 192 .324 .294 .574 .513 .432 .405 91.0 14 22.7 16.8
2021 Breaking 633 28.9 157 146 35 14 11 1 9 40 107 .240 .219 .514 .421 .335 .308 87.2 23 34.4 18.9
2021 Offspeed 293 13.4 85 80 18 10 4 0 4 22 58 .225 .239 .425 .484 .297 .329 84.7 9 31.2 21.8
2020 Fastballs 125 58.1 29 24 5 0 1 0 4 11 13 .208 .224 .750 .683 .436 .425 83.9 19 40.0 33.3
2020 Breaking 68 31.6 17 12 1 0 1 0 0 4 8 .083 .106 .167 .173 .280 .293 84.0 25 20.0 17.4
2020 Offspeed 22 10.2 6 6 2 1 1 0 0 1 5 .333 .260 .500 .310 .353 .248 92.0 18 21.4 16.7
! Note: Years are in reverse order.
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Batted Ball Profile

Season GB % FB % LD % PU % Pull % Straight % Oppo % Weak % Topped % Under % Flare/Burner % Solid % Barrel %
2015 45.2 16.4 27.8 10.7 32.1 39.1 28.8 2.3 34.8 23.4 25.1 3.7 8.7
2016 41.8 23.4 27 7.7 30 39.2 30.6 3.6 31.2 24 23.1 8 8.3
2017 33.3 26.4 29.3 11 41.9 36.6 21.1 5.3 23.6 28.5 26 6.5 10.2
2018 41.6 23.5 23.8 11.1 43.5 35.7 20.8 7.5 27.1 23.8 23.3 6.1 12.2
2019 42.5 23.8 26.3 7.4 38.2 37.7 24.1 3.1 32 23.5 21 4.8 15
2020 38.5 23.1 26.9 11.5 42.3 42.3 15.4 11.5 26.9 19.2 15.4 7.7 19.2
2021 38.7 32.5 21.3 7.6 38.9 35.6 25.5 4.8 25.2 27.5 26.1 5 11.5
40.7 24.5 25.7 9.1 37.5 37.3 25.1 4.5 29.1 24.9 23.9 5.7 11.2
45.1 22.5 25.4 7.1 36.6 37.8 25.5 3.7 33.2 24.4 24.4 5.7 6.6

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 %
2021 N/A 15.1 1 7 0.3 3 1 1 .833 0 0 0 .722 .877 .702 100
2021 Splitter -6.4 -2 24 1.1 7 0 0 0 46.2 42.9 27.3 .126 .22 .148 50
2021 Cutter -0.2 0 152 6.9 36 .219 .313 .332 27.4 13.9 12.2 .251 .354 .311 37
2021 Curveball 2 4 187 8.5 37 .303 .545 .377 35.1 18.9 10.4 .264 .456 .38 40.7
2021 Changeup 0.7 2 262 12 75 .225 .451 .319 30.5 25.3 21.3 .236 .499 .331 32.7
2021 Sinker 2 6 306 14 77 .394 .576 .46 16.7 13 14.1 .344 .502 .415 42.9
2021 Slider 1.6 7 446 20.4 120 .221 .504 .325 34.2 27.5 22.8 .206 .411 .286 30
2021 4-Seamer 2.3 18 807 36.8 189 .315 .63 .461 23.9 21.2 18.5 .28 .553 .42 55
2020 Splitter -8.4 0 4 1.9 1 0 0 0 25 100 25 0
2020 Cutter 9.1 1 11 5.1 4 .25 1 .5 62.5 50 100 .155 .599 .304 50
2020 Changeup -0.5 0 18 8.4 5 .4 .6 .43 20 0 0 .312 .371 .298 20
2020 Curveball -1.7 0 23 10.7 6 0 0 .233 30 33.3 28.6 .04 .041 .258 0
2020 Slider 0.2 0 45 20.9 11 .125 .25 .305 15 18.2 12.5 .139 .239 .31 33.3
2020 Sinker 5.7 2 41 19.1 11 .3 1.2 .609 11.1 18.2 14.3 .351 1.01 .567 37.5
2020 4-Seamer 0.4 0 73 34 14 .1 .2 .289 51.7 50 41.2 .125 .389 .349 66.7
2019 Splitter 29.6 4 14 0.7 4 .75 3 1.5 22.2 0 0 .834 2.683 1.389 100
2019 Cutter -0.8 -1 123 6.4 35 .133 .267 .244 21.4 14.3 15.2 .196 .315 .284 36
2019 Curveball 1.1 2 177 9.1 44 .205 .41 .33 24.7 15.9 11.7 .245 .566 .386 36.4
2019 Changeup 0.4 1 169 8.7 58 .298 .456 .332 25.7 17.2 18.9 .309 .545 .363 31.9
2019 Sinker 0.5 2 336 17.4 87 .355 .513 .417 11.9 9.2 11.6 .312 .483 .383 41.2
2019 Slider 0 0 432 22.3 127 .21 .395 .288 30.6 24.4 21.7 .269 .545 .345 46.2
2019 4-Seamer 0 0 652 33.7 136 .244 .52 .358 28.7 31.6 23.4 .254 .588 .374 58
2018 N/A -3.3 0 3 0.1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2018 Knuckleball -8.2 0 4 0.2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .267 .685 .386 0
2018 Splitter -4.3 -1 23 1.1 10 .111 .444 .27 46.7 40 40 .118 .45 .281 20
2018 Cutter -0.3 0 142 6.5 32 .214 .536 .358 27.6 21.9 19.4 .287 .632 .424 38.1
2018 Changeup -0.9 -2 214 9.9 55 .163 .429 .294 33.3 25.5 21.5 .208 .401 .306 31.4
2018 Curveball 0.8 2 216 9.9 67 .234 .391 .277 33.1 37.3 30.5 .173 .286 .211 35
2018 Sinker 1.1 4 394 18.1 103 .284 .455 .382 16.4 16.5 19.5 .257 .436 .358 29.6
2018 Slider -0.2 -1 443 20.4 118 .229 .45 .306 38.1 29.7 21.9 .215 .417 .293 35.1
2018 4-Seamer 1.1 8 731 33.7 171 .309 .612 .418 26.6 25.1 21.5 .309 .633 .429 44.5
2017 Splitter 5.2 1 13 0.9 4 .5 1.5 .813 12.5 0 0 .485 1.462 .788 50
2017 Cutter 1 1 86 6.1 21 .412 .588 .486 29.5 19 15.4 .389 .611 .477 30.8
2017 Changeup -1.7 -2 143 10.2 37 .143 .257 .199 32.1 32.4 26.1 .218 .407 .283 34.8
2017 Curveball 1.9 3 147 10.5 51 .213 .468 .289 33.3 31.4 29.1 .24 .479 .307 36.4
2017 Slider -1.9 -5 277 19.7 77 .118 .329 .19 41.3 40.3 30.7 .167 .362 .226 28.9
2017 4-Seamer -1.2 -5 419 29.8 80 .229 .386 .32 24.4 26.3 17.8 .241 .428 .328 38
2017 Sinker 2.3 7 317 22.6 99 .402 .563 .463 9 9.1 12 .356 .581 .433 47.4
! Note: Years are in reverse order.
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Swing/Take

Runs
Year Team PA Pitches Heart Shadow Chase Waste All
2014 264 1009 2 0 2 2 7
2015 393 1502 6 -10 1 4 2
2016 437 1624 15 -6 4 7 20
2017 372 1405 3 -15 6 4 -2
2018 558 2171 11 -16 4 11 9
2019 498 1931 12 -18 5 8 7
2020 52 215 0 -1 2 2 3
2021 544 2191 15 -7 15 13 36
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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 1534 47.6 63.8 83.8 38.9 69.1 43.3 24.3 50.7 22.1 5.7 74.4
2016 1652 49 69.2 84.6 35.9 62.1 44 31.8 52.2 23.2 6.7 71.6
2017 1405 49.2 70.5 80.7 34.9 57.4 42.8 33.6 52.4 27 7.6 79.4
2018 2172 45.9 69.7 78.8 34.8 57.5 41 26.3 50.8 29.1 7.6 77.6
2019 1937 48.3 69.1 82.4 32.5 59.7 40.3 32.2 50.2 25.4 7.1 78.5
2020 215 45.6 67.3 77.3 28.2 51.5 47 15.4 46 31.3 7 86.7
2021 2191 45.9 66.2 80.8 30.9 57.7 44.3 24.3 47.1 27.4 6.6 70.3
11106 47.4 68.1 81.6 34.2 60.2 42.6 28.3 50.3 26 6.9 75.6
48.5 66.8 82 28.3 58.5 42.6 29.2 47 24.6 7.2 76

Percentile Rankings

Year xwOBA xBA xSLG xISO xOBP Brl Brl% EV HardHit% K% BB% Whiff% Speed OAA
2015 57 57 76 79 29 67 79 41 54 38 7 45 32
2016 67 73 70 65 48 59 66 56 61 69 13 45 34
2017 62 59 74 73 39 51 81 70 67 18 17 26 28 91
2018 72 43 84 90 45 88 89 33 43 17 24 20 37
2019 84 78 91 91 55 94 95 83 84 48 16 44 34 86
2020 12
2021 86 68 80 77 84 75 77 38 56 50 77 31 28 28
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Expected Home Runs

Year Team Avg HR Trot Actual HR xHR HR-xHR Doubters Mostly Gone No Doubters No Doubter %
2019 23.4 25 25.6 -1 8 19 12 48
2020 22.7 4 2.6 1 1 3 1 25
2021 22.9 28 34.9 -7 8 18 21 75

Expected Home Runs by Park

Year HR
2019 25 28 31 25 30 24 25 28 25 23 28 26 20 22 25 32 21 26 21 26 19 25 23 28 23 28 28 25 29 24 30
2020 4 3 2 3 4 2 2 4 2 1 4 3 1 2 2 4 1 3 2 3 1 2 3 2 3 2 4 2 2 4 4
2021 28 34 41 34 38 35 36 37 36 35 40 38 26 34 35 38 28 32 34 37 25 36 33 35 35 39 36 33 36 31 39
! Note: This tells how many of this player's home runs would have been out of other stadiums. This accounts for different wall heights and distances, but does not attempt to adjust for 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 +/-  
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
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
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
Hard Hit % 36.5 39.3 2.8 38.6 -0.7 36.3 -2.3 45 8.7 34.6 -10.4 42 7.4
Sweet Spot % 32.1 33.8 1.7 37.8 4 34.6 -3.2 34 -0.6 34.6 0.6 32.2 -2.4
xBA .252 .268 0.016 .26 -0.008 .247 -0.013 .272 0.025 .195 -0.077 .261 0.066
BA .262 .278 0.016 .248 -0.03 .253 0.005 .253 0 .19 -0.063 .281 0.091
xwOBA .319 .335 0.016 .337 0.002 .344 0.007 .364 0.02 .361 -0.003 .365 0.004
wOBA .318 .337 0.019 .316 -0.021 .347 0.031 .325 -0.022 .376 0.051 .383 0.007
xSLG .443 .456 0.013 .475 0.019 .48 0.005 .546 0.066 .484 -0.062 .48 -0.004
SLG .439 .467 0.028 .437 -0.03 .493 0.056 .469 -0.024 .548 0.079 .53 -0.018
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
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
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
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
In Zone % 47.6 49 1.4 49.2 0.2 45.9 -3.3 48.2 2.3 45.6 -2.6 45.9 0.3
Out of Zone % 52.4 51 -1.4 50.8 -0.2 54.1 3.3 51.8 -2.3 54.4 2.6 54.1 -0.3
Out of Zone Swing % 38.9 35.9 -3 34.9 -1 34.8 -0.1 32.5 -2.3 28.2 -4.3 30.9 2.7
First Pitch Swing % 24.3 31.8 7.5 33.6 1.8 26.3 -7.3 32.3 6 15.4 -16.9 24.3 8.9
First Pitch Strike % 60 63.9 3.9 64.5 0.6 58.9 -5.6 59.1 0.2 48.1 -11 54.8 6.7
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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 49 26 53.1 .342 .422
2021 R 544 191 35.1 .374 .400

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