César Hernández
2B | B/T: S/R | 5' 10" 183LBS | Age: 31

Poor Avg Great

Stats

PA AB R H HR RBI SB AVG OBP SLG OPS
2022 171 158 20 44 0 7 2 .278 .329 .342 .671
10 Seasons 4351 3876 546 1049 70 342 83 .271 .345 .382 .727
AVG HR RBI SB OPS
2022 .278 0 7 2 .671
10 Seasons .271 70 342 83 .727

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 1628 324 4 1.2 0.9 85.9 107.2 6.0 27.5 .249 .324 .306 .293 .322 26.9 19.0 8.8
2016 26 2427 438 8 1.8 1.3 87.0 106.5 5.0 29.9 .268 .349 .335 .312 .341 29.2 18.6 10.6
2017 27 2316 408 12 2.9 2.1 85.7 107.8 4.5 33.3 .271 .396 .346 .331 .360 29.7 18.0 10.6
2018 28 3009 454 19 4.2 2.7 85.8 109.4 11.5 30.0 .242 .351 .320 .315 .346 28.6 21.9 13.4
2019 29 2600 516 14 2.7 2.1 86.1 107.6 9.5 31.8 .264 .374 .315 .302 .325 28.3 15.0 6.7
2020 30 1076 177 7 4 2.7 89.1 108.2 5.6 37.3 .273 .396 .335 .330 .382 37.3 21.8 9.2
2021 31 2457 438 30 6.8 4.7 87.4 110.2 10.7 32.6 .243 .386 .302 .311 .353 33.2 21.2 9.3
2022 32 614 124 5 4 2.9 85.5 110.8 6.5 34.7 .278 .398 .296 .318 .368 33.1 20.0 5.9
Player 16127 2879 99 3.4 2.4 86.5 110.8 7.9 31.5 .258 .369 .321 .313 .345 30.0 19.2 9.8
MLB 6.7 4.6 88.3 169.8 12.0 32.9 .246 .408 .317 .316 .369 35.6 22.0 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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Pitch Tracking

Year Pitch Type # % PA AB H 1B 2B 3B HR SO BBE BA XBA SLG XSLG WOBA XWOBA EV LA Whiff% PutAway%
2022 Fastballs 364 59.3 108 99 31 25 6 0 0 15 85 .313 .306 .374 .448 .333 .349 83.3 5 14.2 17.4
2022 Offspeed 129 21.0 36 35 5 4 1 0 0 13 22 .143 .179 .171 .221 .154 .186 82.2 -1 44.8 27.1
2022 Breaking 121 19.7 26 23 7 6 1 0 0 6 17 .304 .310 .348 .452 .337 .369 83.6 18 28.3 15.0
2021 Fastballs 1,466 60.1 364 311 64 39 13 1 11 73 241 .206 .239 .360 .400 .299 .330 86.9 12 16.1 18.5
2021 Breaking 505 20.7 132 121 39 32 2 0 5 33 88 .322 .255 .463 .366 .366 .304 87.5 8 28.1 17.3
2021 Offspeed 469 19.2 135 134 29 17 6 1 5 26 108 .216 .245 .388 .382 .257 .273 84.4 6 29.9 18.4
! 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 % Barrel/PA
2015 59.0 13.3 25.3 2.5 30.2 40.4 29.3 5.6 41.4 15.1 26.5 3.4 1.2 0.9
2016 58.4 12.1 25.8 3.7 35.4 34.5 30.1 4.3 42.7 15.5 28.5 1.4 1.8 1.3
2017 54.9 15.4 27.0 2.7 30.9 42.9 26.2 6.4 40.9 15.4 26.0 5.4 2.9 2.1
2018 49.1 23.1 22.5 5.3 35.2 38.3 26.2 3.5 34.4 23.6 27.1 2.9 4.2 2.7
2019 49.8 17.6 24.4 8.1 34.5 35.9 29.7 1.6 42.2 23.6 26.0 2.5 2.7 2.1
2020 50.8 14.1 32.8 2.3 37.9 35.0 27.1 7.3 36.7 16.9 28.2 6.8 4.0 2.7
2021 47.3 25.1 23.7 3.9 35.2 41.1 23.7 5.7 36.3 23.3 22.1 5.0 6.8 4.7
2022 53.2 12.9 28.2 5.6 34.7 36.3 29.0 8.9 37.1 17.7 27.4 4.8 4.0 2.9
Player 52.6 17.6 25.4 4.5 34.1 38.3 27.6 4.7 39.3 19.6 26.2 3.6 3.4 2.4
MLB 45.0 22.8 25.1 7.1 36.6 37.8 25.4 3.8 33.2 24.4 24.4 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 -0.8 -2 240 39.1 73 .318 .348 .343 12.9 15.1 18.3 .311 .421 .345 28.6
2022 Changeup -2.9 -3 113 18.4 30 .138 .172 .155 49.1 36.7 26.8 .184 .233 .197 27.8
2022 Sinker -1.9 -1 76 12.4 24 .304 .348 .306 11.1 4.2 7.7 .324 .497 .363 45.5
2022 Slider 4.0 3 75 12.2 18 .438 .500 .447 30.8 16.7 10.3 .421 .605 .469 46.2
2022 Cutter 4.7 2 48 7.8 11 .300 .600 .405 22.6 27.3 23.1 .234 .520 .347 57.1
2022 Curveball -1.0 0 46 7.5 8 .000 .000 .088 21.4 37.5 27.3 .056 .103 .143 0.0
2022 Splitter -1.7 0 16 2.6 6 .167 .167 .300 25.0 33.3 28.6 .151 .165 .136 0.0
2021 4-Seamer 0.2 2 951 38.7 222 .219 .406 .339 16.1 19.4 16.2 .254 .419 .337 37.1
2021 Changeup -0.7 -3 419 17.1 121 .225 .392 .268 28.6 17.4 17.4 .258 .392 .283 24.2
2021 Sinker -2.0 -8 407 16.6 117 .172 .263 .260 12.2 19.7 23.5 .223 .381 .325 44.2
2021 Slider 0.8 3 335 13.6 92 .301 .434 .366 27.9 27.2 17.9 .248 .379 .311 31.0
2021 Curveball 1.8 3 170 6.9 40 .368 .526 .405 28.8 20.0 15.7 .271 .338 .288 36.7
2021 Cutter -0.2 0 108 4.4 25 .250 .400 .400 28.6 28.0 22.6 .181 .309 .308 7.7
2021 Splitter -2.8 -1 47 1.9 14 .143 .357 .207 45.5 35.7 26.3 .128 .301 .182 11.1
2021 N/A -3.0 0 3 0.1 -- -- -- 0.0 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
2020 4-Seamer -0.4 -2 407 37.8 94 .247 .383 .326 10.7 17.0 15.7 .258 .343 .318 31.8
2020 Sinker 0.8 2 219 20.4 54 .347 .469 .404 11.3 18.5 19.2 .337 .480 .384 53.8
2020 Slider 0.9 1 162 15.1 45 .244 .463 .334 32.9 37.8 23.9 .208 .428 .305 33.3
2020 Changeup 1.5 2 130 12.1 33 .400 .433 .402 34.8 21.2 15.9 .305 .360 .330 30.4
2020 Curveball 1.7 2 103 9.6 20 .278 .389 .330 18.9 15.0 9.4 .327 .543 .405 33.3
2020 Cutter -1.6 -1 35 3.3 8 .143 .143 .200 25.0 25.0 16.7 .241 .269 .288 20.0
2020 Splitter 3.9 1 20 1.9 7 .143 .143 .129 28.6 28.6 20.0 .114 .129 .108 60.0
2019 4-Seamer -0.7 -7 987 38.0 247 .251 .402 .343 9.6 11.3 10.3 .269 .408 .335 27.7
2019 Sinker -1.9 -8 404 15.5 106 .290 .360 .283 7.1 12.3 15.7 .295 .397 .323 41.9
2019 Changeup -0.9 -3 387 14.9 116 .250 .306 .279 29.9 12.1 11.3 .246 .302 .257 15.6
2019 Curveball 0.6 2 331 12.7 59 .315 .444 .353 24.8 23.7 13.3 .228 .318 .258 33.3
2019 Slider 2.0 6 300 11.5 85 .337 .590 .402 22.4 24.7 16.4 .241 .374 .272 24.2
2019 Cutter -1.1 -1 130 5.0 38 .263 .368 .299 12.5 21.1 16.7 .304 .430 .314 40.0
2019 Splitter 4.8 3 61 2.3 12 .500 .600 .521 40.0 16.7 8.3 .270 .303 .325 12.5
2018 4-Seamer 0.7 8 1,200 39.9 266 .292 .421 .384 10.3 13.5 10.5 .270 .425 .375 27.8
2018 Sinker 1.4 9 610 20.3 151 .331 .508 .424 8.3 11.3 12.9 .295 .431 .377 33.9
2018 Changeup -1.7 -7 396 13.2 105 .143 .204 .217 41.0 26.7 21.7 .179 .241 .218 21.4
2018 Curveball -1.0 -3 328 10.9 58 .204 .259 .241 37.3 51.7 27.8 .196 .239 .226 37.5
2018 Slider 1.4 4 278 9.2 73 .224 .299 .255 31.4 41.1 24.2 .208 .277 .236 28.2
2018 Cutter -1.9 -2 121 4.0 34 .200 .267 .262 17.5 23.5 17.4 .243 .335 .302 27.3
2018 Splitter -0.2 0 51 1.7 12 .182 .182 .208 52.2 41.7 27.8 .096 .111 .146 0.0
2017 4-Seamer 1.0 9 904 39.0 237 .315 .421 .407 11.9 12.2 11.9 .278 .386 .356 28.6
2017 Sinker 2.1 10 457 19.7 125 .357 .473 .416 7.4 12.8 13.1 .350 .492 .395 43.8
2017 Changeup -1.3 -4 323 13.9 78 .237 .355 .258 42.8 26.9 27.6 .197 .289 .221 20.0
2017 Curveball -1.8 -4 228 9.8 37 .167 .194 .114 30.5 35.1 19.4 .136 .173 .152 8.7
2017 Slider 0.5 1 224 9.7 56 .176 .373 .275 31.3 33.9 20.0 .194 .288 .242 21.2
2017 Cutter 1.2 1 119 5.1 30 .423 .692 .495 23.0 10.0 7.7 .368 .692 .482 26.1
2017 Splitter 5.6 2 29 1.3 6 .167 .667 .483 57.1 16.7 16.7 .425 1.212 .670 60.0
2017 Knuckleball -0.4 0 29 1.3 6 .333 .333 .300 18.2 33.3 20.0 .305 .336 .282 50.0
! Note: Years are in reverse order.
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Swing/Take

Runs
Year Team PA Pitches Heart Shadow Chase Waste All
2013 130 494 1 -5 3 2 0
2014 124 491 -3 -6 1 1 -7
2015 451 1,624 -2 -4 5 4 4
2016 618 2,414 -9 -13 15 8 1
2017 575 2,315 -2 -20 27 11 15
2018 700 2,987 -9 -24 30 11 8
2019 657 2,573 -13 -25 20 9 -9
2020 270 1,110 -1 -9 11 7 7
2021 642 2,491 -8 -24 16 11 -5
2022 170 613 -3 -4 2 2 -2
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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 1,628 48.9 68.0 86.9 26.9 50.9 42.9 36.5 47.0 21.6 6.9 80.5
2016 2,427 48.9 67.8 84.8 23.6 58.6 44.3 33.4 45.2 19.8 8.1 81.6
2017 2,316 50.3 61.5 83.9 20.4 57.9 44.1 21.5 41.1 20.6 7.5 71.3
2018 3,009 49.9 58.6 85.0 17.9 56.7 43.2 20.6 38.2 20.1 7.9 65.7
2019 2,600 49.7 64.5 88.4 27.9 67.3 43.5 28.7 46.0 17.1 7.9 70.9
2020 1,076 49.2 65.0 87.5 22.9 51.2 41.2 28.7 43.6 19.6 8.3 78.7
2021 2,457 49.8 68.3 83.0 26.1 59.2 43.4 34.4 47.1 22.0 7.1 79.9
2022 614 50.7 70.1 83.9 28.1 52.9 46.4 35.9 49.3 23.4 7.8 66.7
Player 16,127 49.7 64.6 85.4 23.6 58.4 43.5 29.1 44.0 20.2 7.7 74.2
MLB 48.5 66.8 82.0 28.3 58.4 42.6 29.3 47.0 24.6 7.2 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% Speed OAA
2015 27 39 8 6 53 6 9 12 18 49 65 48 99
2016 33 69 11 5 81 9 9 17 16 56 81 64 98
2017 54 73 29 19 76 18 15 13 20 64 69 67 97 18
2018 38 35 14 14 78 32 22 6 11 42 90 74 94 11
2019 18 62 13 9 35 16 9 8 10 84 25 88 88 61
2020 52 75 36 17 67 27 17 55 40 54 52 82 90 92
2021 28 32 26 29 39 49 33 19 16 51 57 70 89 41
2022 38 73 31 13 51 30 15 10 22 61 23 62 67 37
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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 24.0 14 13.2 1.0 4 5 9 64.3
2020 22.7 3 3.5 -1.0 5 3 2 66.7
2021 23.4 21 18.0 3.0 4 16 8 38.1
2022 -- 0 1.3 -1.0 4 2 0 --

Expected Home Runs by Park

Year HR
2019 14 13 15 12 15 13 14 14 14 12 15 15 10 13 12 14 13 14 12 14 10 13 12 12 13 15 14 11 14 12 16
2020 3 7 2 3 5 2 0 5 2 2 6 6 2 2 2 3 2 7 3 2 2 2 4 3 5 2 4 2 3 3 6
2021 21 19 17 19 23 14 16 24 12 16 16 21 10 17 13 22 11 25 20 24 9 16 20 19 19 23 21 16 19 16 23
2022 0 1 4 1 2 1 3 0 1 2 4 1 0 2 2 3 0 1 0 3 0 1 0 1 1 2 0 0 0 1 3
! 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 +/-   2022 +/-  
Exit Velocity 85.9 87 1.1 85.7 -1.3 85.8 0.1 86.1 0.3 89.1 3 87.4 -1.7 85.5 -1.9
Launch Angle 6 5 -1 4.5 -0.5 11.5 7 9.5 -2 5.6 -3.9 10.7 5.1 6.5 -4.2
Barrel % 1.2 1.8 0.6 2.9 1.1 4.2 1.3 2.7 -1.5 4 1.3 6.8 2.8 4 -2.8
Hard Hit % 26.9 29.2 2.3 29.7 0.5 28.6 -1.1 28.3 -0.3 37.3 9 33.2 -4.1 33.1 -0.1
Sweet Spot % 27.5 29.9 2.4 33.3 3.4 30 -3.3 31.8 1.8 37.3 5.5 32.6 -4.7 34.7 2.1
xBA .249 .268 0.019 .271 0.003 .242 -0.029 .264 0.022 .273 0.009 .243 -0.03 .278 0.035
BA .272 .294 0.022 .294 0 .253 -0.041 .279 0.026 .283 0.004 .232 -0.051 .274 0.042
xwOBA .293 .312 0.019 .331 0.019 .315 -0.016 .302 -0.013 .33 0.028 .311 -0.019 .318 0.007
wOBA .306 .335 0.029 .346 0.011 .32 -0.026 .315 -0.005 .335 0.02 .302 -0.033 .296 -0.006
xSLG .324 .349 0.025 .396 0.047 .351 -0.045 .374 0.023 .396 0.022 .386 -0.01 .398 0.012
SLG .348 .393 0.045 .421 0.028 .362 -0.059 .408 0.046 .408 0 .386 -0.022 .325 -0.061
K% 19 18.6 -0.4 18 -0.6 21.9 3.9 15 -6.9 21.8 6.8 21.2 -0.6 20 -1.2
BB% 8.8 10.6 1.8 10.6 0 13.4 2.8 6.7 -6.7 9.2 2.5 9.3 0.1 5.9 -3.4
Swing % 47 45.2 -1.8 41.1 -4.1 38.2 -2.9 46 7.8 43.6 -2.4 47.1 3.5 49.3 2.2
Whiff% 21.6 19.8 -1.8 20.6 0.8 20.1 -0.5 17.1 -3 19.6 2.5 22 2.4 23.4 1.4
In Zone % 48.9 48.9 0 50.3 1.4 49.9 -0.4 49.7 -0.2 49.2 -0.5 49.8 0.6 50.7 0.9
Out of Zone % 51.1 51.1 0 49.7 -1.4 50.1 0.4 50.3 0.2 50.8 0.5 50.2 -0.6 49.3 -0.9
Out of Zone Swing % 26.9 23.6 -3.3 20.4 -3.2 17.9 -2.5 27.9 10 22.9 -5 26.1 3.2 28.1 2
First Pitch Swing % 36.5 33.4 -3.1 21.5 -11.9 20.6 -0.9 28.7 8.1 28.7 0 34.4 5.7 35.9 1.5
First Pitch Strike % 58.2 58.8 0.6 57.5 -1.3 58.7 1.2 62.4 3.7 61.7 -0.7 61.2 -0.5 62.9 1.7
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Statcast Shift Statistics

SeasonBat SidePAShifts%wOBA - No ShiftwOBA - Shift
2016 L 457 0 0.0 .334
2016 R 148 0 0.0 .345
2017 L 398 0 0.0 .346
2017 R 177 0 0.0 .340
2018 L 526 15 2.9 .320 .372
2018 R 173 0 0.0 .320
2019 L 475 89 18.7 .341 .275
2019 R 182 1 0.5 .271 1.217
2020 L 194 18 9.3 .355 .285
2020 R 66 3 4.5 .317 .000
2021 L 433 70 16.2 .291 .285
2021 R 198 0 0.0 .334
2022 L 120 54 45.0 .303 .257
2022 R 49 3 6.1 .302 .827

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