Chase Headley
3B | Bats/Throws: S/R | 6' 2" 215LBS | Age: 39
Draft: 2005 | Rd: 2, #66, San Diego Padres | Tennessee
PA AB R H HR SB AVG OBP SLG OPS
2016 529 467 58 118 14 8 .253 .331 .385 .716
2017 586 512 77 140 12 9 .273 .352 .406 .758
2018 60 52 2 6 0 0 .115 .233 .135 .368
12 Seasons 5,761 5,088 637 1,337 130 93 .263 .342 .399 .741
AVG HR SB OPS
2016 .253 14 8 .716
2017 .273 12 9 .758
2018 .115 0 0 .368
12 Seasons .263 130 93 .741
MLB Percentile Rankings
Hits Spray Chart

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 31 2561 449 23 5.1 3.6 86.8 109.9 11.9 36.7 .261 .399 .307 .323 .374 32.5 21.0 7.9
2016 32 2093 354 21 5.9 4.0 87.2 109.0 11.9 33.6 .241 .377 .312 .308 .352 33.1 22.3 9.6
2017 33 2331 388 18 4.6 3.1 87.2 107.9 11.7 36.9 .250 .387 .329 .316 .361 33.2 22.5 10.2
2018 34 270 32 0 0.0 0.0 86.0 101.4 10.4 28.1 .159 .190 .187 .227 .252 16.1 33.3 10.0
Player 7255 1223 62 5.1 3.4 87.0 109.9 11.8 35.7 .248 .382 .312 .313 .360 32.5 22.3 9.2
MLB 6.9 4.7 88.4 122.4 12.2 33.1 .245 .406 .316 .316 .369 36.3 22.1 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, Sweeper, Slurve, 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 44.3 20.0 28.3 7.3 41.4 37.6 19.2 3.8 33.2 22.5 28.5 4.5 5.1 3.6
2016 44.9 24.0 25.4 5.6 37.9 38.4 23.7 4.8 34.2 24.0 25.4 4.8 5.9 4.0
2017 45.4 22.4 27.8 4.4 32.5 38.7 28.9 4.4 32.2 25.5 27.6 5.2 4.6 3.1
2018 56.3 18.8 18.8 6.3 46.9 28.1 25.0 3.1 40.6 25.0 28.1 0.0 0.0 0.0
Player 45.1 21.9 27.1 5.9 37.7 37.9 23.7 4.3 33.4 24.0 27.3 4.7 5.1 3.4
MLB 44.7 23.4 24.9 7.0 37.0 37.6 25.3 3.9 32.9 24.7 24.4 5.8 6.9 4.7
! 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 %
2018 4-Seamer -2.4 -3 106 39.3 20 .176 .176 .240 8.0 20.0 10.8 .222 .271 .287 23.1
2018 Changeup -3.4 -1 36 13.3 8 .000 .000 .088 42.9 37.5 20.0 .087 .098 .162 0.0
2018 Sinker -5.7 -2 35 13.0 6 .167 .167 .150 14.3 33.3 18.2 .191 .232 .190 25.0
2018 Cutter 1.1 0 27 10.0 9 .167 .333 .372 12.5 22.2 14.3 .293 .328 .416 25.0
2018 Curveball -4.3 -1 27 10.0 7 .000 .000 .100 27.3 42.9 27.3 .090 .108 .177 0.0
2018 Slider -2.5 -1 22 8.1 4 .000 .000 .000 37.5 75.0 33.3 .002 .006 .003 0.0
2018 Sweeper -7.6 -1 8 3.0 2 .000 .000 .000 25.0 100.0 50.0 -- -- .000 --
2018 Splitter -20.9 -1 4 1.5 1 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 .239 .283 .215 0.0
2017 4-Seamer 0.4 3 790 33.9 181 .291 .453 .379 17.1 16.6 12.7 .264 .441 .360 33.6
2017 Sinker 0.9 4 490 21.0 127 .336 .402 .417 18.0 13.4 16.3 .302 .398 .367 30.8
2017 Changeup -1.5 -5 352 15.1 104 .204 .337 .264 35.2 25.0 29.2 .234 .386 .270 32.0
2017 Curveball -0.8 -2 273 11.7 68 .258 .424 .316 33.6 38.2 31.3 .229 .367 .265 42.5
2017 Slider 1.3 4 263 11.3 69 .266 .391 .332 37.7 33.3 24.5 .212 .309 .257 34.1
2017 Cutter 2.7 3 96 4.1 20 .438 .750 .545 29.4 25.0 19.2 .203 .357 .329 27.3
2017 Splitter -4.7 -2 53 2.3 13 .000 .000 .054 41.7 30.8 30.8 .153 .207 .196 25.0
2017 Slurve 13.9 1 7 0.3 1 -- -- .700 0.0 0.0 0.0 -- -- .700 --
! Note: Years are in reverse order.
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Swing/Take

Runs
Year Team PA Pitches Heart Shadow Chase Waste All
2008 347 1,453 1 -16 9 9 2
2009 594 2,390 -5 -28 17 14 -3
2010 669 2,627 -13 -20 13 13 -7
2011 428 1,786 6 -18 12 10 9
2012 696 2,821 27 -17 17 13 40
2013 593 2,355 -6 -20 11 13 -2
2014 528 2,131 3 -22 13 10 4
2015 645 2,576 1 -32 23 10 3
2016 526 2,084 -8 -18 13 10 -4
2017 615 2,456 -9 -22 19 13 2
2018 58 266 -7 -5 2 1 -9
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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 2,561 48.0 64.7 86.8 22.7 57.1 42.9 21.0 42.9 21.2 8.4 79.6
2016 2,093 48.3 65.6 83.0 23.8 53.9 43.1 25.3 44.0 24.8 6.7 78.0
2017 2,331 48.1 66.4 80.9 24.2 55.5 44.3 24.4 44.4 26.0 6.7 76.9
2018 270 50.4 61.2 89.0 22.0 58.6 41.7 21.7 42.2 19.3 6.0 81.3
Player 7,255 48.2 65.4 83.8 23.5 55.7 43.4 23.4 43.7 23.7 7.3 78.4
MLB 48.6 67.0 82.0 28.5 58.0 42.6 29.6 47.1 24.8 7.3 76.1
! Note: All figures in this table cover the period 2015-present.

Percentile Rankings

Year xwOBA xBA xSLG xISO xOBP Brl Brl% EV Max EV Hard
Hit%
K% BB% Whiff% Chase
Rate
Speed OAA Arm
Strength
2015 55 63 51 46 62 61 49 21 75 35 34 54 51 90 26
2016 28 25 23 33 45 42 43 19 67 32 31 70 34 79 30 90
2017 37 35 25 26 55 38 31 32 59 36 33 67 32 69 21 45
2018 28 26
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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 14 11.5 3 12 7 5 35.7
2017 22.3 12 12.0 0 8 9 4 33.3
Player 21.9 26 23.5 3 20 16 9 34.6

Expected Home Runs by Park

Year HR
2016 14 10 9 16 10 10 11 11 11 9 10 13 13 9 10 13 9 10 11 12 11 10 14 19 12 10 12 16 14 11 8
2017 12 12 8 13 12 12 13 13 8 11 11 16 12 11 12 12 9 12 12 12 13 14 15 15 11 10 11 14 15 11 10
Player 26 22 17 29 22 22 24 24 19 20 21 29 25 20 22 25 18 22 23 24 24 24 29 34 23 20 23 30 29 22 18
! 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 +/-  
Exit Velocity 86.8 87.2 0.4 87.2 0.0 86.0 -1.2
Launch Angle 11.9 11.9 0.0 11.7 -0.2 10.4 -1.3
Barrel % 5.1 5.9 0.8 4.6 -1.3 0.0 -4.6
Hard Hit % 32.5 33.1 0.6 33.2 0.1 16.1 -17.1
Sweet Spot % 36.7 33.6 -3.1 36.9 3.3 28.1 -8.8
xBA .261 .241 -0.020 .250 0.009 .159 -0.091
BA .259 .253 -0.006 .273 0.020 .115 -0.158
xwOBA .323 .308 -0.015 .316 0.008 .227 -0.089
wOBA .307 .312 0.005 .329 0.017 .187 -0.142
xSLG .399 .377 -0.022 .387 0.010 .190 -0.197
SLG .369 .385 0.016 .406 0.021 .135 -0.271
K% 21.0 22.3 1.3 22.5 0.2 33.3 10.8
BB% 7.9 9.6 1.7 10.2 0.6 10.0 -0.2
Swing % 42.9 44.0 1.1 44.4 0.4 42.2 -2.2
Whiff% 21.2 24.8 3.6 26.0 1.2 19.3 -6.7
In Zone % 48.0 48.3 0.3 48.1 -0.2 50.4 2.3
Out of Zone % 52.0 51.7 -0.3 51.9 0.2 49.6 -2.3
Out of Zone Swing % 22.7 23.8 1.1 24.2 0.4 22.0 -2.2
First Pitch Swing % 21.0 25.3 4.3 24.4 -0.9 21.7 -2.7
First Pitch Strike % 57.5 59.4 1.9 59.7 0.3 65.0 5.3
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Statcast Fielder Positioning

wOBA
SeasonAlignment TypeBat SidePAShifts/Shades%No Shift/ShadeShift/Shade
2016 Shifts L 338 226 66.9 .289 .334
2016 Shifts R 177 32 18.1 .328 .257
2017 Shifts L 420 201 47.9 .360 .320
2017 Shifts R 163 11 6.7 .310 .159
2018 Shifts L 45 23 51.1 .128 .258
2018 Shifts R 14 2 14.3 .133 .000
! Note: Shifts are through the 2022 season, Shaded starting from the 2023 season, Shift: three or more infielders are on the same side of second base, Shade: positioned outside of their typical responsible slices of the field.
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Pitch Tempo

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