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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 218 188 30 51 10 29 0 .271 .372 .489 .861
8 Seasons 2804 2555 313 660 128 402 9 .258 .317 .466 .782
AVG HR RBI SB OPS
2021 .271 10 29 0 .861
8 Seasons .258 128 402 9 .782

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 25.9 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 31 902 132 14 10.6 89.1 114.7 15.1 37.9 .273 .493 .375 .375 .450 39.4 24.3 12.1
9817 1754 195 11.1 89.1 115.9 14.1 34.6 .259 .483 .335 .344 .415 39.2 22.6 6.4
6.5 88.3 122.2 11.9 32.8 .243 .403 .317 .312 .363 35.4 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 532 59.0 117 92 29 20 3 0 6 24 68 .315 .310 .543 .535 .436 .429 92.3 15 27.2 16.8
2021 Breaking 264 29.3 64 62 17 9 4 1 3 18 44 .274 .249 .516 .476 .345 .317 85.7 16 32.8 18.0
2021 Offspeed 106 11.8 33 30 4 2 1 0 1 10 20 .133 .208 .267 .404 .217 .297 85.9 13 36.8 25.0
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 30.9 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 37.9 29.5 25 7.6 35.6 36.4 28 5.3 22.7 25 29.5 6.8 10.6
40.9 23.2 26.5 9.4 37.1 37.6 25.3 4.6 29.4 24.4 23.8 5.9 11.1
45.2 22.2 25.5 7.1 36.6 37.9 25.5 3.6 33.4 24.3 24.5 5.6 6.5

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 11.9 0 1 0.1 1 1 1 .9 0 0 .92 1.226 .92 100
2021 Splitter -5.7 0 3 0.3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .117 .141 .122 0
2021 Cutter -0.3 0 78 8.6 14 .167 .25 .382 37.1 14.3 11.1 .329 .567 .425 60
2021 Curveball 5.4 5 87 9.6 19 .444 .833 .547 33.3 21.1 11.4 .357 .711 .461 50
2021 Sinker 1.7 2 105 11.6 26 .381 .619 .481 22.7 11.5 11.5 .38 .593 .467 44.4
2021 Changeup -1.9 -2 102 11.3 31 .107 .25 .202 38.9 32.3 26.3 .185 .384 .283 22.2
2021 Slider 0.8 1 177 19.6 45 .205 .386 .26 32.6 31.1 21.5 .204 .379 .256 23.3
2021 4-Seamer 2.1 7 349 38.7 77 .322 .576 .469 26.2 24.7 19.2 .282 .507 .419 47.5
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 Knuckleball -8.2 0 4 0.2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .267 .685 .386 0
2018 N/A -3.3 0 3 0.1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 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 1.3 5 399 18.4 104 .292 .483 .393 16.7 16.3 19.5 .263 .456 .366 30.6
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 0.9 7 726 33.4 170 .305 .596 .411 26.6 25.3 21.5 .306 .622 .424 44
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 98 .402 .563 .46 9 9.2 12 .356 .581 .431 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 371 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 214 902 4 -3 9 4 13
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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 33.7 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 902 47.5 63.8 76.6 30.8 56.8 44.9 23.8 46.5 30.3 6.9 67.7
9817 47.8 68.1 81.3 34.7 60.5 42.5 28.7 50.6 26.1 7 76
48.4 66.7 82.1 28.4 58.7 42.6 29 46.9 24.5 7.2 75.8

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 58 74 73 39 51 81 70 67 18 17 26 28 93
2018 72 43 84 90 45 88 89 33 43 17 24 20 37
2019 84 79 91 91 55 94 95 83 84 48 16 44 34 86
2020 12
2021 86 77 78 73 88 53 67 46 42 40 81 22 26 21
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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 22.6 10 12.3 -2 3 3 10 100

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 10 11 15 12 13 12 12 13 12 14 13 13 10 12 13 13 10 11 12 13 10 13 12 12 12 15 12 11 14 11 13
! 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 89.1 3.6
Launch Angle 11.9 12.3 0.4 18.2 5.9 15.2 -3 12.8 -2.4 20.6 7.8 15.1 -5.5
Barrel % 8.7 8.3 -0.4 10.2 1.9 12.2 2 15 2.8 19.2 4.2 10.6 -8.6
Hard Hit % 36.5 39.3 2.8 38.6 -0.7 36.3 -2.3 45 8.7 34.6 -10.4 39.4 4.8
Sweet Spot % 32.1 33.8 1.7 37.8 4 34.6 -3.2 34 -0.6 34.6 0.6 37.9 3.3
xBA .252 .268 0.016 .26 -0.008 .247 -0.013 .272 0.025 .195 -0.077 .273 0.078
BA .262 .278 0.016 .248 -0.03 .253 0.005 .253 0 .19 -0.063 .272 0.082
xwOBA .319 .335 0.016 .337 0.002 .344 0.007 .364 0.02 .361 -0.003 .375 0.014
wOBA .318 .337 0.019 .316 -0.021 .347 0.031 .325 -0.022 .376 0.051 .375 -0.001
xSLG .443 .456 0.013 .475 0.019 .48 0.005 .546 0.066 .484 -0.062 .493 0.009
SLG .439 .467 0.028 .437 -0.03 .493 0.056 .469 -0.024 .548 0.079 .489 -0.059
K% 20.3 16.9 -3.4 25.9 9 25.9 0 21.4 -4.5 30.8 9.4 24.3 -6.5
BB% 4.2 5.4 1.2 5.9 0.5 6.6 0.7 5.8 -0.8 17.3 11.5 12.1 -5.2
Swing % 50.7 52.2 1.5 52.4 0.2 50.8 -1.6 50.2 -0.6 46 -4.2 46.5 0.5
Whiff% 22.1 23.2 1.1 27 3.8 29.1 2.1 25.3 -3.8 31.3 6 30.3 -1
In Zone % 47.6 49 1.4 49.2 0.2 45.9 -3.3 48.2 2.3 45.6 -2.6 47.5 1.9
Out of Zone % 52.4 51 -1.4 50.8 -0.2 54.1 3.3 51.8 -2.3 54.4 2.6 52.5 -1.9
Out of Zone Swing % 38.9 35.9 -3 34.9 -1 34.8 -0.1 32.5 -2.3 28.2 -4.3 30.8 2.6
First Pitch Swing % 24.3 31.8 7.5 33.7 1.9 26.3 -7.4 32.3 6 15.4 -16.9 23.8 8.4
First Pitch Strike % 60 63.9 3.9 64.7 0.8 58.9 -5.8 59.1 0.2 48.1 -11 56.1 8
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Statcast Shift Statistics

SeasonBat SidePAShifts%wOBA - No ShiftwOBA - Shift
2016 R 420 2 0.5 .346 .000
2017 R 370 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 214 104 48.6 .358 .393

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