César Hernández
2B | B/T: S/R | 5' 10" 183LBS | Age: 32

Poor Avg Great

Stats

PA AB R H HR RBI SB AVG OBP SLG OPS
2022 357 326 41 83 0 19 3 .255 .315 .319 .634
10 Seasons 4537 4044 567 1088 70 354 84 .269 .343 .379 .722
AVG HR RBI SB OPS
2022 .255 0 19 3 .634
10 Seasons .269 70 354 84 .722

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 .352 .320 .316 .346 28.6 21.9 13.4
2019 29 2600 516 14 2.7 2.1 86.0 108.4 9.5 32.0 .264 .375 .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 1333 265 8 3 2.2 84.8 110.8 8.9 36.6 .267 .375 .285 .311 .343 30.6 17.6 7.3
Player 16846 3020 102 3.4 2.4 86.4 110.8 8.0 31.9 .258 .368 .319 .313 .344 30.0 19.1 9.7
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.




Fastball: 4 Seam, 2 Seam, Cutter, Sinker. Offspeed: Split, Change, Fork, Screw. Breaking: Slider, Curve, Knuckle, Other
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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 42.6 23.8 26.0 2.7 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 47.9 15.8 29.8 6.4 36.2 34.0 29.8 7.9 34.7 23.0 25.7 4.9 3.0 2.2
Player 52.2 17.6 25.6 4.6 34.2 38.0 27.7 4.8 39.1 20.0 26.1 3.7 3.4 2.4
MLB 44.9 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.

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 -0.1 -1 524 39.3 126 .309 .391 .364 16.5 15.9 14.2 .302 .427 .358 29.7
2022 Changeup -1.3 -3 243 18.2 72 .159 .203 .194 29.0 19.4 15.7 .227 .296 .245 23.6
2022 Sinker -0.6 -1 173 13.0 50 .383 .426 .369 8.0 8.0 16.0 .348 .470 .372 44.2
2022 Slider -2.5 -4 168 12.6 49 .156 .200 .186 36.7 32.7 27.1 .229 .363 .295 50.0
2022 Curveball 0.9 1 114 8.6 28 .231 .308 .268 14.3 14.3 14.3 .219 .277 .246 13.6
2022 Cutter 0.1 0 90 6.8 25 .273 .409 .342 17.5 12.0 12.5 .228 .371 .308 21.1
2022 Splitter -1.7 0 21 1.6 7 .143 .143 .257 21.4 28.6 22.2 .140 .154 .127 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 -2 409 38.0 94 .247 .383 .326 10.6 17.0 15.5 .258 .343 .318 31.8
2020 Sinker 0.8 2 217 20.2 54 .347 .469 .404 11.5 18.5 19.6 .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 .339 9.6 11.3 10.3 .267 .405 .333 27.2
2019 Sinker -1.9 -8 404 15.5 106 .290 .360 .292 7.1 12.3 15.7 .301 .406 .328 42.5
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 .432 .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 663 2,600 -13 -26 20 10 -9
2020 270 1,110 -1 -9 11 7 7
2021 642 2,491 -8 -24 16 11 -5
2022 356 1,329 -13 -6 5 6 -8
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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 49.6 64.5 88.5 27.7 66.9 43.5 28.7 46.0 17.1 7.9 71.2
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 1,333 49.5 69.7 85.9 28.4 58.1 46.0 39.5 48.8 20.7 6.7 74.2
Player 16,846 49.6 64.8 85.5 23.8 58.5 43.6 29.7 44.1 20.1 7.6 74.5
MLB 48.5 66.9 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 53 73 29 18 76 18 15 13 20 64 69 67 97 18
2018 38 35 15 14 77 32 22 6 11 42 90 74 94 11
2019 17 62 15 9 37 16 9 7 10 84 25 88 89 62
2020 52 76 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 26 57 15 6 48 17 7 4 10 72 41 72 67 8
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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 21.6 6 4.8 1 3 7 0 0.0
2017 21.9 9 9.7 -1 5 10 2 22.2
2018 23.1 15 10.8 4 3 9 4 26.7
2019 24.0 14 13.6 0 4 6 8 57.1
2020 22.7 3 4.0 -1 5 4 2 66.7
2021 23.4 21 18.3 3 3 16 8 38.1
2022 -- 0 2.8 -3 6 4 0 --

Expected Home Runs by Park

Year HR
2016 6 4 8 3 5 7 4 5 6 2 6 6 2 3 4 6 5 5 3 6 8 1 5 5 5 5 7 3 2 7 6
2017 9 11 12 9 10 11 8 8 9 9 11 9 7 7 8 11 8 11 3 11 13 10 8 10 12 9 12 9 12 11 13
2018 15 12 12 9 12 13 10 13 10 9 12 10 7 10 10 12 11 14 7 10 12 11 11 11 12 14 12 9 8 9 13
2019 14 15 15 12 14 13 14 14 15 11 15 14 10 13 13 14 13 15 10 13 15 14 14 12 14 14 15 13 14 14 16
2020 3 7 2 3 4 4 0 5 2 3 7 5 2 2 2 4 2 7 2 2 2 5 5 5 7 4 3 2 3 4 8
2021 21 19 18 14 19 21 16 24 18 15 14 22 11 12 14 23 18 21 20 17 18 17 20 21 19 19 23 17 18 17 24
2022 0 3 8 3 3 3 4 1 4 1 4 1 0 0 3 5 4 4 1 3 5 2 1 2 1 4 3 0 1 2 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 +/-  
Exit Velocity 85.9 87 1.1 85.7 -1.3 85.8 0.1 86 0.2 89.1 3.1 87.4 -1.7 84.7 -2.7
Launch Angle 6 5 -1 4.5 -0.5 11.5 7 9.5 -2 5.6 -3.9 10.7 5.1 9 -1.7
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 3 -3.8
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 30.3 -2.9
Sweet Spot % 27.5 29.9 2.4 33.3 3.4 30 -3.3 32 2 37.3 5.3 32.6 -4.7 36.7 4.1
xBA .249 .268 0.019 .271 0.003 .242 -0.029 .264 0.022 .273 0.009 .243 -0.03 .267 0.024
BA .272 .294 0.022 .294 0 .253 -0.041 .279 0.026 .283 0.004 .232 -0.051 .255 0.023
xwOBA .293 .312 0.019 .331 0.019 .316 -0.015 .302 -0.014 .33 0.028 .311 -0.019 .311 0
wOBA .306 .335 0.029 .346 0.011 .32 -0.026 .315 -0.005 .335 0.02 .302 -0.033 .285 -0.017
xSLG .324 .349 0.025 .396 0.047 .352 -0.044 .375 0.023 .396 0.021 .386 -0.01 .375 -0.011
SLG .348 .393 0.045 .421 0.028 .362 -0.059 .408 0.046 .408 0 .386 -0.022 .32 -0.066
K% 19 18.6 -0.4 18 -0.6 21.9 3.9 15 -6.9 21.8 6.8 21.2 -0.6 17.7 -3.5
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 7.3 -2
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 48.8 1.7
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 20.8 -1.2
In Zone % 48.9 48.9 0 50.3 1.4 49.9 -0.4 49.6 -0.3 49.2 -0.4 49.8 0.6 49.5 -0.3
Out of Zone % 51.1 51.1 0 49.7 -1.4 50.1 0.4 50.4 0.3 50.8 0.4 50.2 -0.6 50.5 0.3
Out of Zone Swing % 26.9 23.6 -3.3 20.4 -3.2 17.9 -2.5 27.7 9.8 22.9 -4.8 26.1 3.2 28.5 2.4
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 39.3 4.9
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 63.8 2.6
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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 479 91 19.0 .341 .282
2019 R 184 1 0.5 .272 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 244 74 30.3 .281 .229
2022 R 111 5 4.5 .317 .669

Pitch Tempo