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Carlos Rodón
P | B/T: L/L | 6' 3" 245LBS | Age: 28

Draft: 2014 | Rd: 1, #3, Chicago White Sox | North Carolina State
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Stats

W L ERA G GS SV IP SO WHIP
2021 13 5 2.37 24 24 0 132.2 185 0.96
7 Seasons 42 38 3.79 121 116 0 669.1 710 1.30
G W-L ERA IP SO WHIP
2021 24 13-5 2.37 132.2 185 0.96
7 Seasons 121 42-38 3.79 669.1 710 1.30

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
2015 23 2441 389 19 4.9 89.1 113.9 8.7 31.9 .237 .369 .323 .320 .360 38.8 22.9 11.7 3.75 4.46
2016 24 2795 486 22 4.5 88.9 111.8 13.1 32.5 .237 .367 .328 .293 .348 36.4 23.5 7.6 4.04 3.71
2017 25 1181 187 14 7.5 89.4 112.2 12 33.7 .245 .403 .331 .320 .382 41.7 25.6 10.4 4.15 4.51
2018 26 1966 353 18 5.1 87.7 114.2 16.6 28.3 .225 .371 .309 .313 .321 34.3 17.6 10.8 4.18 4.21
2019 27 696 94 8 8.5 89.9 111.9 14.5 36.2 .212 .365 .307 .302 .374 38.3 29.1 10.8 5.19 4.08
2020 28 133 25 2 8 88.8 113.3 23.8 44 .279 .488 .390 .369 .404 40 17.1 8.6 8.22 6.09
2021 29 2219 304 20 6.6 89.2 114.6 18.7 29.9 .186 .309 .247 .252 .343 36.2 34.6 6.7 2.37 2.68
11431 1838 103 5.6 88.9 114.6 13.9 31.6 .225 .362 .308 .299 .350 37.2 24.9 9.4
6.6 88.3 122.2 12 32.9 .242 .402 .317 .312 .363 35.6 22 8.4

Statcast Pitch Arsenal

Rodon relies on 4 pitches.
4-Seam Fastball
(58.6%) ,
Slider
(27.2%) ,
Changeup
(12.4%) ,
Curveball
(1.7%) ,


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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 4-Seam Fastball 1301 1033 268 58.6 95.4 301 271 54 36 8 1 9 90 185 .199 .202 .336 .360 .264 .277 88.9 21 2294 6.1 29.7 25.4
2021 Slider 604 438 166 27.2 85.8 175 159 17 14 3 0 0 91 70 .107 .107 .126 .137 .148 .159 86.0 11 2453 6.0 40.6 28.9
2021 Changeup 276 276 0 12.4 85.3 55 49 18 12 3 0 3 4 47 .367 .341 .612 .535 .419 .388 90.0 18 1673 6.2 36.0 8.3
2021 Curveball 38 32 6 1.7 76.7 2 2 2 0 1 0 1 0 2 1.000 .480 3.000 1.524 1.624 .819 95.1 25 2253 6.1 50.0
2020 4-Seam Fastball 68 59 9 51.1 92.8 16 15 4 1 3 0 0 2 13 .267 .244 .467 .350 .331 .283 91.5 22 2254 6.2 14.3 12.5
2020 Slider 40 33 7 30.1 83.4 15 12 3 0 2 0 1 4 8 .250 .261 .667 .652 .439 .443 90.5 29 2404 6.1 26.3 23.5
2020 Changeup 25 25 0 18.8 84.3 4 4 2 2 0 0 0 0 4 .500 .465 .500 .514 .441 .437 76.8 21 1808 6.4 38.5 0.0
! 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 48.8 18.8 27.8 4.6 34.2 41.4 24.4 4.1 37.3 20.6 24.2 4.9 4.9
2016 44 22.4 27.4 6.2 34.6 34.6 30.9 1.9 33.3 23.3 26.1 5.6 4.5
2017 44.9 22.5 28.3 4.3 34.2 43.3 22.5 4.8 32.1 24.1 26.7 4.8 7.5
2018 41.6 28.9 20.7 8.8 41.4 34.8 23.8 3.4 31.2 31.2 23.8 5.4 5.1
2019 42.6 19.1 30.9 7.4 38.3 38.3 23.4 3.2 36.2 26.6 19.1 6.4 8.5
2020 28 16 36 20 44 28 28 0 20 36 24 12 8
2021 38.8 29.9 21.1 10.2 35.5 36.8 27.6 4.3 25.3 35.2 23 5.6 6.6
43.5 23.9 25.5 7.1 36.2 37.4 26.3 3.4 32.3 26.6 24.4 5.4 5.6
45.1 22.5 25.4 7.1 36.6 37.8 25.5 3.7 33.2 24.4 24.4 5.7 6.6

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 Changeup CWS L 275 85.2 26.2 -2.8 -10 13.5 0.2 1
2021 Slider CWS L 603 85.8 38.2 3 9 8.2 3.8 84
2021 Curveball CWS L 38 76.7 54.3 -3.8 -7 6.6 -1.2 -15
2021 4-Seamer CWS L 1301 95.4 12.6 0.4 3 7.9 1.6 26
2020 4-Seamer CWS L 68 92.8 15.2 -0.9 -6 6.9 0.9 14
2020 Changeup CWS L 25 84.3 28.5 0 0 13.9 1.9 16
2020 Slider CWS L 40 83.4 40.1 1.7 4 8.6 3.3 63
2019 Slider CWS L 259 83.8 41.5 1.3 3 6.9 1.5 28
2019 Changeup CWS L 75 84.1 31.5 1 3 15.8 3.4 27
2019 Sinker CWS L 3 95.4 17.5 -2.8 -14 15.5 1 7
2019 4-Seamer CWS L 359 91.4 17.3 -1.2 -7 8.4 2.2 36
2018 Sinker CWS L 238 93.3 21 0 0 13.9 -0.2 -2
2018 Changeup CWS L 282 85.1 32.8 2.3 8 15.2 2.3 18
2018 4-Seamer CWS L 930 92.9 17.1 -1.5 -9 7.3 0.6 8
2018 Slider CWS L 516 85.4 39.7 2.5 7 7.5 2.8 61
2017 Slider CWS L 298 85.1 37.2 2.2 6 9.7 5.4 126
2017 Changeup CWS L 163 83.5 32.3 2.8 9 11.5 -1.8 -13
2017 Sinker CWS L 173 93.3 19.6 0 0 14.8 0 0
2017 4-Seamer CWS L 544 93.3 15.9 -1.9 -14 7.2 -0.6 -8
2016 Changeup CWS L 286 84.1 32.5 3.6 13 14.3 1.2 10
2016 Slider CWS L 690 87.2 31.3 0.3 1 6.5 3.8 147
2016 Sinker CWS L 830 93.9 17.8 -0.4 -2 13.6 -1 -7
2016 4-Seamer CWS L 892 94.2 14.4 -1.1 -8 8.1 -0.5 -6
! 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 Curveball 5.1 2 38 1.7 2 1 3 1.625 50 0 .48 1.523 .819 50
2021 Changeup 2.1 6 276 12.4 55 .367 .612 .425 36 7.3 8.3 .341 .535 .388 38.3
2021 Slider -2.3 -14 604 27.2 175 .107 .126 .149 40.6 52 28.9 .107 .137 .158 24.3
2021 4-Seamer -2 -26 1301 58.6 301 .199 .336 .275 29.7 29.9 25.4 .202 .36 .279 40
2020 Changeup 0.7 0 25 18.8 4 .5 .5 .45 38.5 0 0 .465 .514 .437 0
2020 Slider 1.8 1 40 30.1 15 .25 .667 .44 26.3 26.7 23.5 .261 .652 .441 50
2020 4-Seamer 3.4 2 68 51.1 16 .267 .467 .334 14.3 12.5 12.5 .244 .35 .283 46.2
2019 Changeup -1.4 -1 75 10.8 16 .188 .188 .169 48.5 31.3 35.7 .127 .166 .129 18.2
2019 Slider -2.7 -7 259 37.2 65 .145 .21 .182 42 46.2 24 .142 .167 .165 24.2
2019 4-Seamer 2.2 8 359 51.6 77 .35 .633 .505 12.9 14.3 13.9 .307 .623 .454 52
2019 Sinker 1.7 0 3 0.4 0 0
2018 Changeup 1.4 4 282 14.3 69 .246 .446 .33 22.6 1.4 4.8 .262 .439 .326 28.1
2018 Sinker 0.6 1 238 12.1 85 .256 .5 .364 13.6 15.3 14 .269 .509 .358 47
2018 Slider -0.9 -4 516 26.2 119 .117 .171 .163 39.4 46.2 22.5 .143 .203 .187 35.7
2018 4-Seamer 0.3 3 930 47.3 236 .257 .422 .376 13.6 8.9 11.5 .243 .389 .358 31.1
2017 Changeup 3.2 5 163 13.8 35 .355 .839 .524 25.7 5.7 11.1 .306 .591 .394 46.7
2017 Sinker -1.2 -2 173 14.6 41 .289 .447 .345 14.7 9.8 12.9 .353 .477 .379 50
2017 Slider -0.8 -3 298 25.2 84 .189 .257 .255 39.6 46.4 28.5 .112 .145 .18 14.3
2017 4-Seamer -0.3 -2 544 46.1 136 .241 .448 .351 19.7 22.8 23.8 .279 .496 .373 48.3
! 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 25 84.3 100 17 10:15 10:00 15
2020 4-Seam Fastball 67 92.9 95 17.4 11:15 11:15 0
2020 Slider 40 83.4 30 9.6 3:15 3:30 -15
2021 Changeup 274 85.2 99 17.7 10:00 10:15 -15
2021 Curveball 37 76.8 64 12.5 4:30 4:45 -15
2021 4-Seam Fastball 1299 95.4 98 18.9 11:00 11:15 -15
2021 Slider 600 85.8 28 9.5 3:15 3:30 -15
! 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
2015 588 2383 -20 -4 16 12 4
2016 685 2702 -10 -1 12 8 9
2017 297 1179 -8 -6 6 6 -1
2018 509 1966 -13 -16 20 13 4
2019 158 696 -5 -2 3 4 0
2020 37 147 1 1 1 1 4
2021 547 2275 -26 -28 13 9 -31
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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 %
2015 2441 47 64.2 84 26.5 55.2 41.8 52.9 44.3 25 6.8 72.4
2016 2795 51.6 64.2 83.7 27.4 54.6 41.4 54.3 46.3 23.5 7.6 75.8
2017 1181 50 62 79.5 25.8 61.2 42.3 56.2 44 25.4 7.8 79.3
2018 1966 48.1 68.1 85.6 24.8 60.5 41.8 57.8 45.6 21.2 7.3 80.6
2019 696 47 67.3 80.9 27.1 50 40.7 55.1 46 28.4 9.1 77.8
2020 133 51.1 67.6 82.6 21.5 57.1 38.3 62.9 45.1 23.3 7.5 70
2021 2219 49.6 70.8 75.5 30.5 46.6 42.9 58.6 50.5 33.2 7.3 78.9
11431 49.2 66.2 81.8 27.1 54.3 41.8 55.8 46.3 25.9 7.4 77
48.5 66.8 82 28.3 58.5 42.6 60.6 47 24.6 7.2 76

Percentile Rankings

Year xwOBA xBA xSLG xISO xOBP Brl Brl% EV HardHit% K% BB% Whiff% xERA FB Velo FB Spin CB Spin
2015 24 50 55 56 10 35 52 20 9 68 4 68 24 69 45
2016 66 59 65 70 61 32 76 37 34 69 54 54 66 69 38
2017 38 50 45 47 31 50 21 6 1 73 19 58 38 60 34
2018 40 65 58 53 27 44 75 70 60 18 16 25 40 55 50
2019 29 25
2020
2021 95 93 91 79 96 42 67 38 68 96 73 90 95 80 62 22
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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 21.8 4 3.7 0 5 4 0 0
2020 1 1.1 0 2 0 1 100
2021 23.2 13 12.4 1 3 7 8 61.5

Expected Home Runs by Park

Year HR
2019 4 4 4 4 5 4 4 4 3 4 6 4 2 2 2 5 2 4 4 5 1 4 3 3 4 5 4 4 3 4 4
2020 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 2 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 2 1 1 1 1 2 1 1 1 1 2 1 1
2021 13 13 15 13 14 11 11 15 12 14 13 13 9 11 11 14 10 12 14 13 9 11 12 15 12 13 13 10 13 12 14
! 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 93.9 94 0.1 93.3 -0.7 93 -0.3 91.5 -1.5 92.8 1.3 95.4 2.6
Offspeed Velocity 85.2 84.1 -1.1 83.5 -0.6 85.1 1.6 84.1 -1 84.3 0.2 85.3 1
Breaking Velocity 87.8 87.2 -0.6 85.1 -2.1 85.4 0.3 83.8 -1.6 83.4 -0.4 85.2 1.8
Exit Velocity 89.1 88.9 -0.2 89.4 0.5 87.7 -1.7 89.9 2.2 88.8 -1.1 89.2 0.4
Launch Angle 8.7 13.1 4.4 12 -1.1 16.6 4.6 14.5 -2.1 23.8 9.3 18.7 -5.1
Barrel % 4.9 4.5 -0.4 7.5 3 5.1 -2.4 8.5 3.4 8 -0.5 6.6 -1.4
Hard Hit % 38.8 36.4 -2.4 41.7 5.3 34.3 -7.4 38.3 4 40 1.7 36.2 -3.8
Sweet Spot % 31.9 32.5 0.6 33.7 1.2 28.3 -5.4 36.2 7.9 44 7.8 29.9 -14.1
xBA .237 .237 0 .245 0.008 .225 -0.02 .212 -0.013 .279 0.067 .186 -0.093
BA .251 .273 0.022 .246 -0.027 .22 -0.026 .239 0.019 .29 0.051 .189 -0.101
xwOBA .32 .293 -0.027 .32 0.027 .313 -0.007 .302 -0.011 .369 0.067 .252 -0.117
wOBA .323 .328 0.005 .331 0.003 .309 -0.022 .307 -0.002 .39 0.083 .247 -0.143
xSLG .369 .367 -0.002 .403 0.036 .371 -0.032 .365 -0.006 .488 0.123 .309 -0.179
SLG .377 .43 0.053 .438 0.008 .376 -0.062 .391 0.015 .548 0.157 .306 -0.242
K% 22.9 23.5 0.6 25.6 2.1 17.6 -8 29.1 11.5 17.1 -12 34.6 17.5
BB% 11.7 7.6 -4.1 10.4 2.8 10.8 0.4 10.8 0 8.6 -2.2 6.7 -1.9
Swing % 44.3 46.3 2 44 -2.3 45.6 1.6 46 0.4 45.1 -0.9 50.5 5.4
Whiff% 25 23.5 -1.5 25.4 1.9 21.2 -4.2 28.4 7.2 23.3 -5.1 33.2 9.9
In Zone % 47 51.6 4.6 50 -1.6 48.1 -1.9 47 -1.1 51.1 4.1 49.6 -1.5
Out of Zone % 53 48.4 -4.6 50 1.6 51.9 1.9 53 1.1 48.9 -4.1 50.4 1.5
Out of Zone Swing % 26.5 27.4 0.9 25.8 -1.6 24.8 -1 27.1 2.3 21.5 -5.6 30.5 9
First Pitch Swing % 24.2 26.2 2 25.6 -0.6 28.8 3.2 32.3 3.5 25.7 -6.6 32.8 7.1
First Pitch Strike % 52.9 54.3 1.4 56.2 1.9 57.8 1.6 55.1 -2.7 62.9 7.8 58.6 -4.3
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Statcast Shift Statistics

vs RHHvs LHH
YearPAwOBAPAShifts%PAShifts%
2016 682 .333 553 22 4.0 129 39 30.2
2017 297 .331 228 18 7.9 69 9 13.0
2018 509 .309 398 41 10.3 111 25 22.5
2019 158 .307 140 9 6.4 18 1 5.6
2020 35 .390 31 7 22.6 4 1 25.0
2021 533 .247 422 17 4.0 111 19 17.1

Pitch Distribution