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Carlos Hernández
P | B/T: R/R | 6' 4" 245LBS | Age: 24

Poor Avg Great

Stats

W L ERA G GS SV IP SO WHIP
2021 1 0 7.07 8 0 0 14.0 19 2.07
2 Seasons 1 1 5.97 13 3 0 28.2 32 1.88
G W-L ERA IP SO WHIP
2021 8 1-0 7.07 14.0 19 2.07
2 Seasons 13 1-1 5.97 28.2 32 1.88

Statcast Statistics

Season Age Pitches Batted Balls Barrels Barrel % Exit Velocity Max EV Launch Angle Sweet Spot % XBA XSLG WOBA XWOBA XWOBACON HardHit% K% BB% ERA xERA
2020 23 255 47 6 12.8 91.6 112.8 15.3 31.9 .309 .554 .405 .400 .466 46.8 19.4 9 4.91 7.41
2021 24 286 38 4 10.5 91.3 112.1 14.2 36.8 .228 .412 .398 .344 .405 44.7 27.1 17.1 7.07 4.89
541 85 10 11.8 91.5 112.8 14.8 34.1 .270 .485 .401 .371 .439 45.9 23.4 13.1
6.5 88.3 122.2 11.9 32.8 .243 .403 .317 .312 .363 35.4 22 8.4

Statcast Pitch Arsenal

Hernandez relies on 5 pitches.
Sinker
(32.2%) ,
Curveball
(27.3%) ,
4-Seam Fastball
(21%) ,
Slider
(12.6%) ,
Changeup
(7%) ,


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Pitch Tracking

Year Pitch Type # # RHB # LHB % MPH PA AB H 1B 2B 3B HR SO BBE BA XBA SLG XSLG WOBA XWOBA EV LA Spin Ext. Whiff% PutAway%
2021 Sinker 92 50 42 32.2 98.2 20 15 4 1 1 0 2 5 10 .267 .241 .733 .617 .483 .437 98.8 13 2415 6.8 26.5 23.8
2021 Curveball 78 40 38 27.3 82.2 20 19 6 5 1 0 0 9 10 .316 .226 .368 .312 .318 .255 87.4 6 2410 6.8 46.4 34.6
2021 4-Seam Fastball 60 40 20 21.0 97.4 14 10 4 2 1 1 0 1 9 .400 .260 .700 .393 .526 .397 89.9 10 2367 7.0 16.7 5.0
2021 Slider 36 27 9 12.6 85.1 9 8 1 1 0 0 0 3 5 .125 .198 .125 .416 .178 .306 91.7 26 2079 6.9 50.0 42.9
2021 Changeup 20 8 12 7.0 87.7 6 5 2 2 0 0 0 1 4 .400 .185 .400 .207 .409 .260 84.8 31 1375 7.0 30.0 8.3
2020 Sinker 126 63 63 49.4 96.2 32 29 7 3 1 0 3 5 24 .241 .323 .586 .664 .372 .438 95.3 21 2380 7.0 21.3 26.3
2020 Curveball 63 34 29 24.7 82.5 15 14 8 6 1 0 1 4 10 .571 .354 .857 .591 .614 .421 94.1 15 2337 6.9 29.6 13.8
2020 Changeup 39 10 29 15.3 85.9 10 10 2 2 0 0 0 2 8 .200 .212 .200 .250 .177 .204 79.8 4 1500 7.1 30.0 13.3
2020 Slider 22 20 2 8.6 84.5 8 6 2 1 1 0 0 2 4 .333 .307 .500 .488 .443 .437 86.0 14 2045 6.9 25.0 25.0
2020 4-Seam Fastball 5 2 3 2.0 94.4 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .257 .000 .293 .349 .470 97.1 -10 2212 7.0 50.0


Batted Ball Profile

Season GB % FB % LD % PU % Pull % Straight % Oppo % Weak % Topped % Under % Flare/Burner % Solid % Barrel %
2020 42.6 19.1 29.8 8.5 36.2 34 29.8 0 31.9 23.4 25.5 6.4 12.8
2021 42.1 31.6 23.7 2.6 36.8 42.1 21.1 0 39.5 23.7 18.4 7.9 10.5
42.4 24.7 27.1 5.9 36.5 37.6 25.9 0 35.3 23.5 22.4 7.1 11.8
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

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
2021 Sinker KC R 92 98.2 10.6 -6.2 -37 8.1 -6.7 -45
2021 4-Seamer KC R 60 97.4 11.3 1.1 9 3.9 -3.5 -48
2021 Changeup KC R 20 87.7 25.6 -2.3 -8 11 -2.9 -21
2021 Curveball KC R 78 82.2 52.1 1.3 3 6.4 -1.5 -19
2021 Slider KC R 35 85 38.1 2.2 6 3.8 -1.7 -31
2020 Sinker KC R 126 96.2 12.8 -5.8 -31 9.7 -4.6 -32
2020 4-Seamer KC R 5 94.4 14.8 0.2 1 5.3 -2.2 -29
2020 Slider KC R 22 84.5 39.5 2.3 6 2.8 -2.9 -51
2020 Curveball KC R 63 82.5 49.3 -0.4 -1 4.7 -3 -39
2020 Changeup KC R 39 85.9 26.4 -4 -13 11.7 -1.5 -12
! 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 %
2021 Changeup 13.2 3 20 7 6 .4 .4 .417 30 16.7 8.3 .185 .207 .262 25
2021 Slider 0.3 0 36 12.6 9 .125 .125 .178 50 33.3 42.9 .198 .416 .303 60
2021 4-Seamer 5.7 3 60 21 14 .4 .7 .532 16.7 7.1 5 .26 .393 .4 44.4
2021 Curveball 2.4 2 78 27.3 20 .316 .368 .368 46.4 45 34.6 .226 .312 .255 30
2021 Sinker -0.3 0 92 32.2 20 .267 .733 .483 26.5 25 23.8 .241 .617 .44 60
2020 4-Seamer -5 0 5 2 2 0 0 .35 50 0 .257 .293 .471 100
2020 Slider 6.7 1 22 8.6 8 .333 .5 .444 25 25 25 .307 .488 .433 25
2020 Changeup -2.8 -1 39 15.3 10 .2 .2 .18 30 20 13.3 .211 .25 .204 0
2020 Curveball 7.5 5 63 24.7 15 .571 .857 .623 29.6 26.7 13.8 .354 .591 .421 60
2020 Sinker -0.9 -1 126 49.4 32 .241 .586 .377 21.3 15.6 26.3 .323 .664 .438 58.3
! Note: Years are in reverse order.
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Spin Direction

Year Pitch Type Pitches MPH Active Spin % Total Movement (In.) Spin-Based Observed Deviation
2020 Changeup 37 85.8 94 15.3 1:00 1:45 -45
2020 Curveball 56 82.4 63 12.7 7:15 6:45 30
2020 Sinker 125 96.2 95 19.1 1:15 1:00 15
2020 Slider 21 84.4 35 4.9 9:00 7:45 75
2021 Changeup 19 87.6 92 15.1 1:00 1:45 -45
2021 Curveball 75 82.2 69 15.6 7:15 6:45 30
2021 4-Seam Fastball 59 97.4 91 17.5 12:45 12:30 15
2021 Sinker 90 98.2 94 19.3 1:00 12:45 15
2021 Slider 35 85 29 4.8 8:45 8:00 45
! Note: This table is showing data from the PITCHER perspective.
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Swing/Take

Runs
Year Team PA Pitches Heart Shadow Chase Waste All
2020 67 255 3 -2 1 2 4
2021 69 286 0 0 5 3 8
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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 %
2020 255 47.5 71.1 84.9 23.9 46.9 39.6 53.7 46.3 25.4 9.4 70.8
2021 286 49.3 68.1 75 22.8 48.5 41.6 48.6 45.1 31 6.6 73.7
541 48.4 69.5 79.7 23.3 47.7 40.7 51.1 45.7 28.3 7.9 72.1
48.4 66.7 82.1 28.3 58.7 42.6 60.5 46.9 24.5 7.2 75.8

Percentile Rankings

Year xwOBA xBA xSLG xISO xOBP Brl Brl% EV HardHit% K% BB% Whiff% xERA FB Velo FB Spin CB Spin
2020 89 72 28
2021 98 74 36
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Expected Home Runs

Year Team Avg HR Trot Actual HR xHR HR-xHR Doubters Mostly Gone No Doubters No Doubter %
2020 22.2 4 5.4 -1 1 4 2 50
2021 23.6 2 2 0 1 1 1 50

Expected Home Runs by Park

Year HR
2020 4 6 5 6 6 6 5 6 6 6 7 6 4 2 5 6 3 6 5 5 4 5 6 6 6 6 6 5 5 6 6
2021 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 3 2 1 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2
! 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 +/-  
Fastball Velocity 96.2 97.9 1.7
Offspeed Velocity 85.9 87.7 1.8
Breaking Velocity 83 83.1 0.1
Exit Velocity 91.6 91.3 -0.3
Launch Angle 15.3 14.2 -1.1
Barrel % 12.8 10.5 -2.3
Hard Hit % 46.8 44.7 -2.1
Sweet Spot % 31.9 36.8 4.9
xBA .309 .228 -0.081
BA .317 .298 -0.019
xwOBA .4 .344 -0.056
wOBA .405 .398 -0.007
xSLG .554 .412 -0.142
SLG .567 .491 -0.076
K% 19.4 27.1 7.7
BB% 9 17.1 8.1
Swing % 46.3 45.1 -1.2
Whiff% 25.4 31 5.6
In Zone % 47.5 49.3 1.8
Out of Zone % 52.5 50.7 -1.8
Out of Zone Swing % 23.9 22.8 -1.1
First Pitch Swing % 31.3 22.9 -8.4
First Pitch Strike % 53.7 48.6 -5.1
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Statcast Shift Statistics

vs RHHvs LHH
YearPAwOBAPAShifts%PAShifts%
2020 67 .405 32 4 12.5 35 17 48.6
2021 69 .398 37 15 40.5 32 15 46.9

Pitch Distribution