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

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

Stats

PA AB R H HR RBI SB AVG OBP SLG OPS
2022 612 557 78 147 29 101 0 .264 .322 .481 .803
9 Seasons 3745 3394 431 888 175 566 10 .262 .323 .476 .799
AVG HR RBI SB OPS
2022 .264 29 101 0 .803
9 Seasons .262 175 566 10 .799

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 89.6 115.4 12.2 33.5 .275 .467 .337 .343 .390 39.0 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 2405 402 44 10.9 7.2 88.7 115.5 13.9 37.3 .246 .445 .344 .325 .413 42.3 25.8 6.7
Player 13511 2381 266 11.2 7.6 89.0 115.9 14.3 34.4 .258 .479 .341 .344 .417 40.0 22.8 6.9
MLB 6.7 4.6 88.4 122.4 12.1 32.8 .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 30.3 38.6 30.6 3.3 30.6 23.1 22.8 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 39.3 27.6 26.1 7.0 33.8 40.3 25.9 4.0 28.4 26.1 24.6 5.7 10.9 7.2
Player 40.5 25.1 25.7 8.8 36.9 37.6 25.2 4.4 28.9 25.0 23.9 5.7 11.2 7.6
MLB 44.9 23.1 25.0 7.1 36.8 37.7 25.4 3.8 32.9 24.5 24.3 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 1.0 9 846 35.2 205 .257 .508 .358 18.8 24.9 21.1 .256 .516 .359 49.6
2022 Slider -1.8 -10 536 22.3 144 .185 .319 .246 33.6 32.6 23.6 .179 .275 .224 28.1
2022 Sinker 0.8 3 444 18.5 116 .330 .427 .381 13.6 20.7 22.9 .291 .405 .347 45.6
2022 Changeup 4.5 10 224 9.3 57 .346 .712 .470 23.5 17.5 13.5 .339 .625 .441 41.9
2022 Curveball 5.2 9 172 7.2 44 .318 .841 .477 36.5 34.1 29.4 .250 .686 .390 51.7
2022 Cutter -1.5 -3 171 7.1 32 .241 .379 .286 26.0 25.0 21.1 .196 .297 .259 36.4
2022 Splitter -0.4 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 .344 .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 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 .124 .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 -0.1 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 -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 -1.3 -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 434 1,611 13 -6 4 7 19
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 603 2,405 16 -13 8 8 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 49.3 69.1 84.6 35.7 62.1 43.8 31.8 52.2 23.2 6.7 70.6
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 2,405 48.8 62.6 84.3 33.2 60.9 45.2 26.3 47.5 24.0 7.8 76.1
Player 13,511 47.7 67.1 82.1 34.0 60.4 43.0 28.0 49.8 25.7 7.1 75.6
MLB 48.5 66.9 82.0 28.4 58.3 42.6 29.4 47.1 24.7 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
2015 58 54 76 79 25 67 80 41 95 56 38 7 45 5 32
2016 70 77 71 66 50 60 68 61 97 62 69 13 45 12 35
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 77 91 91 55 94 95 82 98 84 48 16 44 27 34 91
2020 86 12
2021 84 64 77 77 84 75 77 38 93 56 50 77 31 24 28 31
2022 61 48 78 78 36 86 77 44 97 63 21 30 52 21 10 77
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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 26.5 -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 27.0 2 8 15 13 44.8

Expected Home Runs by Park

Year HR
2016 16 15 13 12 14 17 12 16 13 14 17 16 9 11 13 17 12 18 13 15 21 9 11 20 18 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 23 27 26 26 30 26 22 28 25 20 22 25 31 25 31 19 27 30 25 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 30 30 27 22 25 29 25 25 28 28 28 28 25 26 27 33
2022 29 29 27 27 26 30 26 23 27 25 28 25 24 21 25 28 30 31 25 26 31 26 26 28 29 26 29 25 30 22 34
! 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 89.6 1.3 88.9 -0.7 88 -0.9 91.1 3.1 85.5 -5.6 88.8 3.3 88.7 -0.1
Launch Angle 11.9 12.2 0.3 18.2 6 15.2 -3 12.8 -2.4 20.6 7.8 15.8 -4.8 13.9 -1.9
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 10.9 -0.6
Hard Hit % 35.8 39 3.2 38.6 -0.4 36.6 -2 45 8.4 34.6 -10.4 42 7.4 42.3 0.3
Sweet Spot % 32.1 33.5 1.4 37.8 4.3 34.3 -3.5 34 -0.3 34.6 0.6 31.9 -2.7 37.3 5.4
xBA .256 .275 0.019 .26 -0.015 .247 -0.013 .274 0.027 .195 -0.079 .261 0.066 .246 -0.015
BA .262 .278 0.016 .248 -0.03 .253 0.005 .253 0 .19 -0.063 .281 0.091 .265 -0.016
xwOBA .324 .343 0.019 .338 -0.005 .345 0.007 .366 0.021 .361 -0.005 .364 0.003 .325 -0.039
wOBA .318 .337 0.019 .316 -0.021 .347 0.031 .325 -0.022 .376 0.051 .383 0.007 .344 -0.039
xSLG .45 .467 0.017 .478 0.011 .483 0.005 .548 0.065 .484 -0.064 .481 -0.003 .445 -0.036
SLG .439 .467 0.028 .437 -0.03 .493 0.056 .469 -0.024 .548 0.079 .53 -0.018 .483 -0.047
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 25.8 4.4
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 6.7 -4.3
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 47.5 0.4
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 24 -3.4
In Zone % 47.4 49.3 1.9 49.2 -0.1 45.9 -3.3 48.2 2.3 45.6 -2.6