C.J. Cron
1B | B/T: R/R | 6' 4" 235LBS | Age: 33

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

Stats

PA AB R H HR RBI SB AVG OBP SLG OPS
2022 632 575 79 148 29 102 0 .257 .315 .468 .783
9 Seasons 3765 3412 432 889 175 567 10 .261 .322 .474 .796
AVG HR RBI SB OPS
2022 .257 29 102 0 .783
9 Seasons .261 175 567 10 .796

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 .244 .438 .335 .321 .408 42.3 25.9 6.8
Player 13605 2395 267 11.1 7.6 89.0 115.9 14.3 34.4 .257 .477 .340 .343 .415 40.1 22.9 6.9
MLB 6.7 4.6 88.4 122.4 12.1 33.0 .245 .405 .316 .315 .368 35.8 22.1 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 38.6 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 43.5 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 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
Player 40.5 25.1 25.6 8.8 36.8 37.7 25.2 4.4 28.9 25.2 23.9 5.7 11.1 7.6
MLB 44.9 23.1 25.0 7.1 36.8 37.7 25.4 3.8 33.0 24.6 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 0.8 7 887 35.5 215 .254 .492 .350 18.4 24.2 20.7 .259 .508 .355 49.3
2022 Slider -1.9 -11 553 22.1 149 .179 .307 .238 34.3 32.9 24.0 .178 .276 .222 28.3
2022 Sinker 0.7 3 452 18.1 118 .320 .417 .378 13.7 20.3 22.9 .285 .398 .348 46.8
2022 Changeup 3.9 9 240 9.6 61 .321 .661 .439 26.6 21.3 16.0 .318 .583 .415 40.9
2022 Curveball 5.0 9 179 7.2 45 .318 .841 .467 35.7 33.3 28.8 .250 .686 .381 50.0
2022 Cutter -1.5 -3 177 7.1 33 .233 .367 .277 26.7 27.3 22.0 .189 .287 .251 36.4
2022 Splitter -0.3 0 12 0.5 5 .200 .200 .180 33.3 40.0 33.3 .076 .083 .069 0.0
2021 4-Seamer 2.2 18 809 36.9 188 .317 .634 .463 24.0 21.3 18.5 .283 .557 .421 54.6
2021 Slider 1.6 7 448 20.4 121 .219 .500 .322 33.6 27.3 22.3 .203 .411 .283 30.9
2021 Sinker 1.9 6 301 13.7 77 .394 .576 .460 16.8 13.0 14.5 .345 .505 .414 42.9
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 2.0 4 189 8.6 37 .303 .545 .377 35.9 18.9 10.3 .263 .446 .370 40.7
2021 Cutter -0.3 -1 151 6.9 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 13.6 1 8 0.4 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 0.0 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 -0.1 0 654 33.8 137 .242 .516 .355 28.7 31.4 23.4 .254 .585 .373 57.3
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 0.5 2 334 17.3 86 .360 .520 .422 11.9 9.3 11.6 .314 .487 .385 41.8
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 8 734 33.8 171 .309 .612 .418 26.5 25.1 21.4 .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 5 391 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 .285 .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 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 -1.3 -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 -1.9 -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 626 2,500 14 -14 8 8 15
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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
Player 13,605 47.7 67.1 82.0 34.0 60.4 43.1 28.1 49.8 25.7 7.1 75.6
MLB 48.5 66.9 82.0 28.4 58.3 42.6 29.5 47.1 24.7 7.2 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 97 62 69 13 45 13 34
2017 60 53 74 73 36 51 80 71 97 66 18 17 26 10 28 91
2018 72 41 83 90 44 88 90 33 95 43 17 24 20 13 37
2019 83 76 91 91 55 94 95 83 98 84 48 16 44 26 34 91
2020 86 12
2021 84 63 77 77 84 75 77 38 93 56 50 77 31 24 28 31 23
2022 55 44 74 78 35 85 76 43 97 63 20 32 52 21 10 62 34
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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 24.0 29 26.9 2 8 15 13 44.8
Player 23.3 148 142.6 5 45 92 75 50.7

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 30 27 22 25 29 25 25 28 28 28 28 25 26 27 33
2022 29 29 27 28 26 30 26 23 27 25 28 25 24 21 25 28 30 31 25 26 30 26 26 28 29 26 29 25 29 22 34
Player 148 156 160 132 139 155 131 150 147 126 154 136 112 116 133 159 140 160 120 142 167 132 128 145 143 147 156 128 140 134 184
! 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 89.5 1.2 88.9 -0.6 88 -0.9 91.1 3.1 85.5 -5.6 88.8 3.3 88.7 -0.1
Launch Angle 11.9 12.4 0.5 18.2 5.8 15.2 -3 12.8 -2.4 20.6 7.8 15.8 -4.8 14.2 -1.6
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 10.8 -0.7
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 36.8 4.9
xBA .256 .273 0.017 .26 -0.013 .247 -0.013 .274 0.027 .195 -0.079 .261 0.066 .244 -0.017
BA .262 .278 0.016 .248 -0.03 .253 0.005 .253 0 .19 -0.063 .281 0.091 .257 -0.024
xwOBA .324 .341 0.017 .338 -0.003 .345 0.007 .366 0.021 .361 -0.005 .364 0.003 .321 -0.043
wOBA .318 .337 0.019 .316 -0.021 .347 0.031 .325 -0.022 .376 0.051 .383 0.007 .335 -0.048
xSLG .45 .464 0.014 .478 0.014 .483