Calvin Faucher
P | Bats/Throws: R/R | 6' 1" 190LBS | Age: 28
Draft: 2017 | Rd: 10, #286, Minnesota Twins | UC Irvine
W L ERA G GS SV IP SO WHIP
2022 2 3 5.48 22 0 1 21.1 21 1.69
2023 1 1 7.01 17 4 0 25.2 25 1.68
2024 2 1 3.33 26 0 0 27 30 1.41
3 Seasons 5 5 5.23 65 4 1 74 76 1.58
G W-L ERA IP SO WHIP
2022 22 2-3 5.48 21.1 21 1.69
2023 17 1-1 7.01 25.2 25 1.68
2024 26 2-1 3.33 27 30 1.41
3 Seasons 65 5-5 5.23 74 76 1.58
MLB Percentile Rankings
Pitch Distribution

Statcast Statistics

Season Age Pitches Batted
Balls
Barrels Barrel % Barrel/PA Exit
Velocity
Max EV Launch
Angle
LA Sweet-
Spot %
XBA XSLG WOBA XWOBA XWOBACON HardHit% K% BB% ERA xERA
2022 26 433 69 9 13.0 8.9 90.7 109.8 12.3 43.5 .276 .501 .357 .371 .434 43.5 20.8 9.9 5.48 6.01
2023 27 514 82 10 12.2 8.3 90.0 111.6 7.7 35.4 .294 .528 .359 .384 .452 45.1 20.8 10.0 7.01 6.61
2024 28 480 73 6 8.2 5.1 91.5 110.4 9.9 38.4 .264 .392 .310 .326 .395 39.7 25.6 11.1 3.33 4.25
Player 1427 224 25 11.2 7.4 90.7 111.6 9.8 38.8 .278 .474 .342 .360 .428 42.9 22.5 10.4
MLB 6.9 4.8 88.5 122.4 12.3 33.1 .245 .406 .316 .316 .369 36.4 22.1 8.4
! Note: All figures in this table cover the period 2015-present.

Statcast Pitch Arsenal

Faucher relies on 4 pitches.
Cutter
(43.1%) ,
Sinker
(31.0%) ,
Curveball
(24.4%) ,
Sweeper
(1.5%) ,


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Pitch Tracking



Batted Ball Profile

Season GB % FB % LD % PU % Pull % Straight % Oppo % Weak % Topped % Under % Flare/Burner % Solid % Barrel % Barrel/PA
2022 40.6 29.0 27.5 2.9 31.9 43.5 24.6 2.9 27.5 21.7 29.0 4.3 13.0 8.9
2023 48.8 22.0 23.2 6.1 30.5 43.9 25.6 3.7 39.0 14.6 22.0 8.5 12.2 8.3
2024 41.1 23.3 34.2 1.4 24.7 46.6 28.8 2.7 28.8 23.3 34.2 2.7 8.2 5.1
Player 43.8 24.6 28.1 3.6 29.0 44.6 26.3 3.1 32.1 19.6 28.1 5.4 11.2 7.4
MLB 44.6 23.6 24.8 7.0 37.1 37.5 25.3 3.9 32.8 24.7 24.4 5.8 6.9 4.8
! Note: All figures in this table cover the period 2015-present.

Pitch Movement


How this works: Every pitch is affected by the forces of gravity, which means that every pitch drops on its way from the mound to the plate. These numbers are reported with gravity, which makes them larger and different than other pitch movement numbers you may have seen. Since gravity requires time, and slower pitches aren’t ‘better’ just because they have more time to move, the movement of a pitch is compared to ‘average’ movement by comparing it to other MLB pitch types within +/- 2 MPH and from within +/- 0.5 feet of extension and release.
Vertical Movement (inches) Horizontal Movement (inches)
Year Pitch Team Hand # MPH Inches of Drop vs Avg % vs Avg Inches of Break vs Avg % Break vs Avg
2024 Cutter MIA R 207 91.3 31.2 -6.8 -28 4.6 2.8 161
2024 Sinker MIA R 149 95.9 13.1 -8.9 -41 7.5 -7.7 -51
2024 Sweeper MIA R 7 85.7 48.1 11.1 30 13.9 0.7 5
2024 Curveball MIA R 117 85.5 50.6 5.7 13 7.9 0.3 3
2023 Cutter TB R 162 91.1 28.1 -3.4 -14 4.0 2.2 115
2023 Sinker TB R 148 95.0 12.8 -8.4 -40 6.7 -8.2 -55
2023 Sweeper TB R 152 87.2 36.8 0.0 0 10.8 -0.4 -4
2023 Curveball TB R 52 84.6 52.5 6.0 13 6.6 0.2 3
2022 Sinker TB R 179 95.3 12.9 -8.2 -39 10.3 -4.7 -31
2022 Sweeper TB R 194 88.0 35.2 -1.1 -3 10.0 -0.5 -5
2022 Curveball TB R 60 85.3 51.1 6.0 13 8.2 3.3 66
! Note: Years are in reverse order.
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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 %
2024 Cutter 2.1 4 207 43.1 58 .226 .340 .275 23.5 15.5 15.5 .280 .333 .300 34.8
2024 Sinker -0.7 -1 149 31.0 29 .190 .333 .353 34.0 34.5 17.9 .228 .434 .394 54.5
2024 Curveball -2.2 -3 117 24.4 29 .333 .444 .395 26.2 37.9 23.4 .259 .475 .335 43.8
2024 Sweeper 2.8 0 7 1.5 -- -- -- 50.0 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
2023 Cutter -1.0 -2 162 31.5 39 .258 .290 .360 21.3 20.5 17.4 .283 .391 .374 43.5
2023 Sweeper -1.1 -2 152 29.6 46 .267 .400 .316 26.0 26.1 16.2 .262 .520 .336 39.4
2023 Sinker -2.6 -4 148 28.8 25 .364 .864 .532 18.2 8.0 4.7 .404 .855 .542 60.0
2023 Curveball -2.3 -1 52 10.1 10 .333 .333 .340 29.4 30.0 14.3 .220 .239 .253 33.3
2022 Sweeper -0.4 -1 194 44.8 45 .310 .429 .355 30.4 24.4 16.9 .229 .376 .289 25.8
2022 Sinker -0.4 -1 179 41.3 43 .257 .343 .365 16.2 20.9 19.6 .294 .561 .426 50.0
2022 Curveball -5.4 -3 60 13.9 13 .308 .769 .515 22.7 7.7 4.5 .377 .732 .474 75.0
! Note: Years are in reverse order.
! Note: To better align with other values, positive numbers (red) are good, and negative numbers (blue) are poor.
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Spin Direction

Year Pitch Type Pitches MPH Active Spin % Total Movement (In.) Spin-Based Observed Deviation
2024 Curveball 117 85.5 69 17.6 6:45 7:00 -15
2024 Cutter 207 91.3 23 5.7 10:15 9:15 60
2024 Sinker 149 95.9 89 18.2 1:15 12:45 30
2023 Curveball 49 84.6 69 18.4 6:45 6:45 0
2023 Cutter 160 91.1 26 6.3 11:15 10:15 60
2023 Sinker 146 95.0 91 18.7 1:00 12:45 15
2023 Sweeper 145 87.2 33 11.9 7:45 8:45 -60
2022 Curveball 60 85.3 66 18.1 6:45 7:00 -15
2022 Sinker 179 95.3 96 20.0 1:15 1:00 15
2022 Sweeper 190 88.0 32 11.1 7:45 8:45 -60
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Swing/Take

Runs
Year Team PA Pitches Heart Shadow Chase Waste All
2022 101 433 -2 2 -4 -2 -5
2023 120 514 0 -4 -2 -2 -8
2024 116 480 -1 7 -4 -2 1
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Plate Discipline

Season Pitches Zone % Zone Swing % Zone Contact % Chase % Chase Contact % Edge % 1st Pitch Strike % Swing % Whiff % Meatball % Meatball Swing %
2022 433 46.7 60.9 83.7 25.5 59.3 40.0 50.5 42.0 24.2 8.1 71.4
2023 514 49.6 69.0 85.8 25.9 52.2 41.1 59.2 47.3 23.0 7.4 76.3
2024 480 49.2 66.9 82.3 22.1 44.4 41.9 59.0 44.2 26.9 5.2 84.0
Player 1,427 48.6 65.9 84.0 24.5 52.2 41.0 56.5 44.6 24.6 6.9 76.5
MLB 48.6 67.0 82.0 28.4 57.9 42.6 61.0 47.2 24.8 7.3 76.2
! Note: All figures in this table cover the period 2015-present.

Percentile Rankings

Year xwOBA /
xERA
xBA xSLG xISO xOBP Brl Brl% EV Hard
Hit%
K% BB% Whiff% Chase
Rate
FB
Velo
FB
Spin
CB
Spin
Extension
2022 74 60 94 4
2023 68 60 92 3
2024 38 25 55 74 16 65 39 3 40 71 16 63 5 82 63 93 4
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Expected Home Runs

Year Team Avg HR Trot Actual HR xHR HR-xHR Doubters Mostly Gone No Doubters No Doubter %
2022 24.8 4 5.1 -1 4 4 2 50.0
2023 24.5 4 4.7 -1 1 7 1 25.0
2024 -- 0 1.0 -1 0 2 0 --
Player 24.7 8 10.8 -3 5 13 3 37.5

Expected Home Runs by Park

Year HR
2022 4 3 3 6 6 5 6 4 5 4 4 4 4 5 6 6 4 4 5 6 6 8 7 7 4 4 6 6 6 5 5
2023 4 3 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 3 4 5 6 2 4 4 7 3 8 5 7 5 8 8 3 4 5 5 6 4 3
2024 0 2 0 0 1 1 2 1 0 0 1 0 1 1 1 0 1 1 1 2 2 1 2 2 1 2 0 1 2 1 1
Player 8 8 7 10 11 10 12 9 9 7 9 9 11 8 11 10 12 8 14 13 15 14 17 17 8 10 11 12 14 10 9
! 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 2022 2023 +/-   2024 +/-  
Fastball Velocity 95.3 93.0 -2.3 93.2 0.2
Offspeed Velocity 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Breaking Velocity 87.4 86.5 -0.9 85.5 -1.0
Exit Velocity 90.7 90.0 -0.7 91.5 1.5
Launch Angle 12.3 7.7 -4.6 9.9 2.2
Barrel % 13.0 12.2 -0.8 8.2 -4.0
Hard Hit % 43.5 45.1 1.6 39.7 -5.4
LA Sweet-Spot % 43.5 35.4 -8.1 38.4 3.0
xBA .276 .294 0.018 .264 -0.030
BA .289 .290 0.001 .248 -0.042
xwOBA .371 .384 0.013 .326 -0.058
wOBA .357 .359 0.002 .310 -0.049
xSLG .501 .528 0.027 .392 -0.136
SLG .444 .458 0.014 .366 -0.092
K% 20.8 20.8 0.0 25.6 4.8
BB% 9.9 10.0 0.1 11.1 1.1
Swing % 42.0 47.3 5.3 44.2 -3.1
Whiff% 24.2 23.0 -1.2 26.9 3.9
In Zone % 46.7 49.6 2.9 49.2 -0.4
Out of Zone % 53.3 50.4 -2.9 50.8 0.4
Out of Zone Swing % 25.5 25.9 0.4 22.1 -3.8
First Pitch Swing % 16.8 25.0 8.2 28.2 3.2
First Pitch Strike % 50.5 59.2 8.7 59.0 -0.2
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Statcast Fielder Positioning

vs RHHvs LHH
YearAlignment TypePAwOBAPATotal%PATotal%
2022 Shifts 101 .357 67 1 1.5 34 13 38.2
2023 Shades 120 .359 76 17 22.4 44 13 29.5
2024 Shades 116 .310 73 7 9.6 43 11 25.6
! Note: Shifts are through the 2022 season, Shaded starting from the 2023 season, Shift: three or more infielders are on the same side of second base, Shade: positioned outside of their typical responsible slices of the field.
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Pitch Tempo

Bases EmptyRunners On Base
SeasonTeamPitchesTempoFast %Slow %PitchesTempoFast %Slow %
2022 120 19.0 15.0% 9.2% 80 21.0 6.3% 5.0%
2023 138 14.9 52.2% 0.7% 82 16.6 22.0% 0.0%
2024 117 15.7 41.0% 1.7% 94 17.9 7.4% 2.1%
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Pitch Distribution