Carlos Rodón
P | B/T: L/L | 6' 3" 245LBS | Age: 29

Draft: 2014 | Rd: 1, #3, Chicago White Sox | North Carolina State
Poor Avg Great

Stats

W L ERA G GS SV IP SO WHIP
2022 7 4 2.62 15 15 0 86.0 105 1.09
8 Seasons 49 42 3.66 136 131 0 755.1 815 1.27
G W-L ERA IP SO WHIP
2022 15 7-4 2.62 86.0 105 1.09
8 Seasons 136 49-42 3.66 755.1 815 1.27

Statcast 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% ERA xERA
2015 22 2441 389 19 4.9 3.1 89.1 113.9 8.7 31.9 .243 .378 .323 .327 .372 38.0 22.9 11.7 3.75 4.46
2016 23 2795 486 22 4.5 3.1 88.9 111.8 13.1 32.5 .246 .380 .328 .303 .365 35.0 23.5 7.6 4.04 3.85
2017 24 1181 187 14 7.5 4.7 89.4 112.2 12.0 33.7 .245 .403 .331 .320 .382 41.7 25.6 10.4 4.15 4.42
2018 25 1966 353 18 5.1 3.5 87.7 114.2 16.6 28.3 .225 .371 .309 .313 .321 34.3 17.6 10.8 4.18 4.15
2019 26 696 94 7 7.4 4.4 89.8 111.9 14.5 36.2 .209 .352 .307 .296 .365 39.4 29.1 10.8 5.19 3.83
2020 27 133 25 2 8 5.7 88.8 113.3 23.8 44.0 .279 .488 .390 .369 .404 40.0 17.1 8.6 8.22 6.04
2021 28 2219 304 20 6.6 3.7 89.2 114.6 18.7 29.9 .189 .314 .247 .254 .346 36.2 34.6 6.7 2.37 2.68
2022 29 1421 212 10 4.7 2.9 87.8 112.5 16.9 34.0 .224 .341 .261 .277 .358 37.7 30.3 8.1 2.62 2.77
Player 12852 2050 112 5.5 3.5 88.7 114.6 14.2 31.9 .228 .365 .303 .300 .357 36.8 25.5 9.2
MLB 6.7 4.6 88.4 122.2 12.1 32.9 .246 .410 .317 .317 .370 35.7 22.0 8.4
! Note: All figures in this table cover the period 2015-present.

Statcast Pitch Arsenal

Rodon relies on 4 pitches.
4-Seam Fastball
(61.5%) ,
Slider
(32.4%) ,
Curveball
(5.4%) ,
Changeup
(0.7%) ,


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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
2015 48.8 18.8 27.8 4.6 34.2 41.4 24.2 4.1 37.3 20.6 24.2 4.9 4.9 3.1
2016 44.0 22.4 27.4 6.2 34.6 34.6 30.9 1.9 33.3 23.3 26.1 5.6 4.5 3.1
2017 44.9 22.5 28.3 4.3 34.2 43.3 21.9 4.8 32.1 24.1 26.7 4.8 7.5 4.7
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 3.5
2019 42.6 19.1 30.9 7.4 38.3 38.3 23.4 3.2 36.2 26.6 19.1 7.4 7.4 4.4
2020 28.0 20.0 32.0 20.0 44.0 28.0 28.0 0.0 20.0 36.0 24.0 12.0 8.0 5.7
2021 38.8 29.9 21.1 10.2 35.5 36.8 27.6 4.3 25.3 35.2 23.0 5.6 6.6 3.7
2022 39.2 23.6 27.8 9.4 39.6 30.7 29.7 6.6 25.0 28.8 29.7 5.2 4.7 2.9
Player 43.1 23.9 25.7 7.3 36.6 36.7 26.6 3.7 31.5 26.8 25.0 5.5 5.5 3.5
MLB 45.0 22.9 25.1 7.1 36.7 37.8 25.4 3.8 33.1 24.5 24.4 5.7 6.7 4.6
! 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
2022 4-Seamer SF L 874 96.0 11.5 1.0 8 5.5 -0.6 -11
2022 Slider SF L 460 85.4 38.9 3.4 10 8.4 3.3 65
2022 Changeup SF L 10 85.7 27.6 -1.1 -4 12.1 -1.7 -12
2022 Curveball SF L 77 79.8 56.2 2.5 5 6.3 -0.5 -7
2021 Slider CWS L 604 85.8 38.2 3.0 8 8.2 3.7 83
2021 Curveball CWS L 38 76.7 54.3 -3.8 -7 6.6 -1.2 -15
2021 4-Seamer CWS L 1,302 95.4 12.6 0.4 3 7.9 1.6 26
2021 Changeup CWS L 275 85.2 26.2 -2.8 -10 13.5 0.2 1
2020 Slider CWS L 40 83.4 40.1 1.6 4 8.6 3.3 63
2020 Changeup CWS L 25 84.3 28.5 0.1 0 13.9 1.9 16
2020 4-Seamer CWS L 68 92.8 15.2 -0.9 -6 6.9 0.9 14
2019 Changeup CWS L 75 84.1 31.5 1.0 3 15.8 3.4 27
2019 Slider CWS L 259 83.8 41.5 1.3 3 6.9 1.5 29
2019 4-Seamer CWS L 359 91.4 17.3 -1.1 -7 8.4 2.2 35
2019 Sinker CWS L 3 95.4 17.5 -2.7 -13 15.5 1.0 7
2018 Slider CWS L 516 85.4 39.7 2.5 7 7.5 2.8 61
2018 4-Seamer CWS L 930 92.9 17.1 -1.5 -9 7.3 0.6 8
2018 Changeup CWS L 282 85.1 32.8 2.3 8 15.2 2.3 17
2018 Sinker CWS L 238 93.3 21.0 0.0 0 13.9 -0.3 -2
2017 4-Seamer CWS L 544 93.3 15.9 -1.9 -14 7.2 -0.6 -8
2017 Sinker CWS L 173 93.3 19.6 0.0 0 14.8 -0.1 0
2017 Changeup CWS L 163 83.5 32.3 2.8 9 11.5 -1.8 -13
2017 Slider CWS L 298 85.1 37.2 2.2 6 9.7 5.4 125
2016 4-Seamer CWS L 892 94.2 14.4 -1.1 -8 8.1 -0.5 -6
2016 Sinker CWS L 830 93.9 17.8 -0.4 -2 13.6 -1.0 -7
2016 Changeup CWS L 286 84.1 32.5 3.6 13 14.3 1.3 10
2016 Slider CWS L 690 87.2 31.3 0.3 1 6.5 3.8 147
! 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 %
2022 4-Seamer -1.2 -11 874 61.5 217 .224 .357 .296 24.1 27.6 22.8 .248 .392 .308 42.8
2022 Slider -1.5 -7 460 32.4 120 .200 .236 .229 39.8 34.2 21.0 .191 .267 .232 30.0
2022 Curveball 0.3 0 77 5.4 9 .000 .000 .178 21.1 44.4 26.7 .094 .099 .156 0.0
2022 Changeup 3.5 0 10 0.7 -- -- -- 0.0 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
2021 4-Seamer -2.0 -26 1,302 58.7 301 .199 .336 .278 29.7 29.9 25.4 .205 .366 .281 40.0
2021 Slider -2.0 -12 604 27.2 175 .107 .126 .160 40.6 52.0 28.9 .109 .138 .159 24.3
2021 Changeup 2.0 6 275 12.4 55 .367 .612 .425 36.3 7.3 8.3 .348 .551 .396 38.3
2021 Curveball 5.1 2 38 1.7 2 1.000 3.000 1.625 50.0 0.0 -- .482 1.512 .803 50.0
2020 4-Seamer 3.4 2 68 51.1 16 .267 .467 .334 14.3 12.5 12.5 .244 .350 .283 46.2
2020 Slider 1.9 1 40 30.1 15 .250 .667 .440 26.3 26.7 23.5 .261 .652 .441 50.0
2020 Changeup 0.7 0 25 18.8 4 .500 .500 .450 38.5 0.0 0.0 .465 .514 .437 0.0
2019 4-Seamer 2.2 8 359 51.6 77 .350 .633 .505 12.9 14.3 13.9 .300 .593 .443 54.0
2019 Slider -2.8 -7 259 37.2 65 .145 .210 .182 42.0 46.2 24.0 .141 .167 .165 24.2
2019 Changeup -1.4 -1 75 10.8 16 .188 .188 .169 48.5 31.3 35.7 .127 .166 .129 18.2
2019 Sinker 1.7 0 3 0.4 -- -- -- 0.0 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
2018 4-Seamer 0.4 4 930 47.3 236 .257 .422 .380 13.6 8.9 11.5 .243 .389 .357 31.1
2018 Slider -0.9 -5 516 26.2 119 .117 .171 .163 39.4 46.2 22.5 .143 .203 .187 35.7
2018 Changeup 1.3 4 282 14.3 69 .246 .446 .330 22.6 1.4 4.8 .262 .441 .326 28.1
2018 Sinker 1.0 2 238 12.1 85 .256 .500 .374 13.6 15.3 14.0 .269 .508 .358 47.0
2017 4-Seamer -0.1 -1 544 46.1 136 .241 .448 .358 19.7 22.8 23.8 .280 .497 .374 48.3
2017 Slider -0.9 -3 298 25.2 84 .189 .257 .255 39.6 46.4 28.5 .111 .145 .180 14.3
2017 Sinker -0.9 -1 173 14.6 41 .289 .447 .367 14.7 9.8 12.9 .353 .477 .379 50.0
2017 Changeup 3.7 6 163 13.8 35 .355 .839 .550 25.7 5.7 11.1 .306 .591 .394 46.7
! 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 17.0 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 273 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 1,300 95.4 98 18.9 11:00 11:15 -15
2021 Slider 600 85.8 28 9.5 3:15 3:30 -15
2022 Curveball 77 79.8 70 17.1 5:00 5:15 -15
2022 4-Seam Fastball 838 96.0 96 18.7 11:15 11:30 -15
2022 Slider 438 85.3 31 9.8 3:45 3:45 0
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Swing/Take

Runs
Year Team PA Pitches Heart Shadow Chase Waste All
2015 607 2,441 -21 -4 17 12 5
2016 711 2,789 -11 -3 13 9 8
2017 297 1,179 -7 -4 6 6 1
2018 509 1,966 -13 -15 20 13 5
2019 158 696 -5 -2 3 4 0
2020 37 147 1 1 2 1 4
2021 547 2,275 -24 -27 14 9 -29
2022 346 1,421 -18 -9 6 4 -17
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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 2,441 46.9 64.3 83.6 26.6 55.4 41.9 52.9 44.3 25.0 6.8 72.9
2016 2,795 51.4 64.0 83.4 27.4 55.1 41.5 54.3 46.3 23.5 7.6 75.6
2017 1,181 50.0 62.0 79.5 25.8 61.2 42.3 56.2 44.0 25.4 7.8 79.3
2018 1,966 48.1 68.1 85.6 24.8 60.5 41.8 57.8 45.6 21.2 7.3 80.6
2019 696 47.0 67.3 80.9 27.1 50.0 40.7 55.1 46.0 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 70.0
2021 2,219 49.6 70.8 75.5 30.5 46.6 42.9 58.6 50.5 33.2 7.3 78.9
2022 1,421 50.1 68.4 79.9 33.6 52.9 42.9 61.3 51.0 29.0 8.0 71.1
Player 12,852 49.2 66.4 81.4 27.8 54.3 42.0 56.4 46.8 26.3 7.5 76.3
MLB 48.5 66.9 82.0 28.3 58.4 42.6 60.7 47.0 24.6 7.3 76.0
! Note: All figures in this table cover the period 2015-present.

Percentile Rankings

Year xwOBA xBA xSLG xISO xOBP Brl Brl% EV HardHit% K% BB% Whiff% xERA FB Velo FB Spin CB Spin
2015 23 49 55 57 9 35 52 20 8 68 4 68 23 71 45
2016 61 53 61 69 56 32 76 37 47 69 54 54 61 70 38
2017 40 51 49 47 34 51 21 6 1 73 19 58 40 60 34
2018 42 68 60 52 31 44 74 68 61 18 16 25 42 55 51
2019 29 25
2020 48 46
2021 95 93 92 81 96 42 67 38 68 96 73 90 95 81 63
2022 87 76 88 89 81 40 86 69 53 88 48 71 87 86 78 40
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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 22.3 23 22.0 1 9 17 8 34.8
2017 21.7 12 9.9 2 2 5 6 50.0
2018 23.1 15 15.0 0 7 11 6 40.0
2019 20.8 4 4.0 0 2 4 1 25.0
2020 -- 1 1.2 0 2 0 1 100.0
2021 23.2 13 13.4 0 1 8 9 69.2
2022 24.3 4 5.1 -1 4 6 1 25.0

Expected Home Runs by Park

Year HR
2016 23 21 25 20 21 22 19 27 23 17 20 25 17 20 24 23 23 24 19 24 27 14 20 24 22 24 28 20 19 22 27
2017 12 9 12 11 8 10 8 11 12 10 10 9 8 9 9 12 10 11 8 9 12 7 8 11 11 11 11 8 11 9 12
2018 15 17 18 14 15 14 14 19 17 15 11 14 10 11 14 16 13 17 13 15 17 15 14 15 17 18 17 11 17 12 19
2019 4 4 4 4 4 4 5 4 6 3 4 4 2 2 3 5 2 4 4 4 6 4 4 3 4 5 4 4 4 4 5
2020 1 1 1 1 1 1 0 2 1 2 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 2 1 1 1 1 2 2 1 1 1 1 2 1 1
2021 13 13 15 10 12 15 13 17 15 13 13 13 10 11 12 14 15 13 14 12 16 13 13 15 13 14 14 11 14 13 16
2022 4 4 10 4 5 5 5 3 5 6 4 3 3 2 4 7 7 5 6 5 6 4 4 6 4 5 7 4 8 4 7
! 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 +/-  
Fastball Velocity 94 94 0 93.3 -0.7 93 -0.3 91.5 -1.5 92.8 1.3 95.4 2.6 96 0.6
Offspeed Velocity 85.1 84.1 -1 83.5 -0.6 85.1 1.6 84.1 -1 84.3 0.2 85.2 0.9 85.7 0.5
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 84.6 -0.6
Exit Velocity 89.1 88.9 -0.2 89.4 0.5 87.7 -1.7 89.8 2.1 88.8 -1 89.2 0.4 87.8 -1.4
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 16.9 -1.8
Barrel % 4.9 4.5 -0.4 7.5 3 5.1 -2.4 7.4 2.3 8 0.6 6.6 -1.4 4.7 -1.9
Hard Hit % 38 35 -3 41.7 6.7 34.3 -7.4 39.4 5.1 40 0.6 36.2 -3.8 37.7 1.5
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 34 4.1
xBA .243 .246 0.003 .245 -0.001 .225 -0.02 .209 -0.016 .279 0.07 .189 -0.09 .224 0.035
BA .251 .273 0.022 .246 -0.027 .22 -0.026 .239 0.019 .29 0.051 .189 -0.101 .21 0.021
xwOBA .327 .303 -0.024 .32 0.017 .313 -0.007 .296 -0.017 .369 0.073 .254 -0.115 .277 0.023
wOBA .323 .328 0.005 .331 0.003 .309 -0.022 .307 -0.002 .39 0.083 .247 -0.143 .261 0.014
xSLG .378 .38 0.002 .403 0.023 .371 -0.032 .352 -0.019 .488 0.136 .314 -0.174 .341 0.027
SLG .377 .43 0.053 .438 0.008 .376 -0.062 .391 0.015 .548 0.157 .306 -0.242 .306 0
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 30.3 -4.3
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 8.1 1.4
Swing % 44.3 46.3 2 44 -2.3 45.6 1.6 46 0.4 45.1 -0.9 50.5 5.4 51 0.5
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 29 -4.2
In Zone % 46.9 51.4 4.5 50 -1.4 48.1 -1.9 47 -1.1 51.1 4.1 49.6 -1.5 50.1 0.5
Out of Zone % 53.1 48.6 -4.5 50 1.4 51.9 1.9 53 1.1 48.9 -4.1 50.4 1.5 49.9 -0.5
Out of Zone Swing % 26.6 27.4 0.8 25.8 -1.6 24.8 -1 27.1 2.3 21.5 -5.6 30.5 9 33.6 3.1
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 30.3 -2.5
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 61.3 2.7
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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
2022 346 .261 280 24 8.6 66 46 69.7

Pitch Tempo

Bases EmptyRunners On Base
SeasonTeamPitchesTempoFast %Slow %PitchesTempoFast %Slow %
2015 713 15.2 47.8% 1.7% 436 21.9 8.5% 20.4%
2016 795 15.1 49.1% 2.4% 543 22.9 5.7% 18.6%
2017 343 15.1 47.2% 2.0% 229 21.8 0.0% 17.5%
2018 573 15.7 42.1% 0.9% 349 21.9 0.0% 12.9%
2019 193 15.6 45.1% 0.5% 129 23.3 0.0% 17.8%
2020 41 17.1 22.0% 0.0% 27 23.2 0.0% 11.1%
2021 634 18.8 12.8% 3.6% 333 24.5 0.3% 17.1%
2022 408 19.1 9.1% 5.1% 208 22.9 1.9% 15.9%
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Pitch Distribution