Chris Gimenez
C | Bats/Throws: R/R | 6' 2" 230LBS | Age: 41
Draft: 2004 | Rd: 19, #557, Cleveland Indians | Nevada - Reno
PA AB R H HR SB AVG OBP SLG OPS
2016 155 139 17 30 4 0 .216 .272 .331 .603
2017 225 186 28 41 7 1 .220 .350 .382 .732
2018 66 57 7 12 2 1 .211 .288 .333 .621
10 Seasons 1,067 927 118 202 24 5 .218 .307 .344 .651
AVG HR SB OPS
2016 .216 4 0 .603
2017 .220 7 1 .732
2018 .211 2 1 .621
10 Seasons .218 24 5 .651
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Hits Spray Chart

Statcast Batting Statistics

Season Age Pitches Batted
Balls
Barrels Barrel % Barrel/PA Exit
Velocity
Max EV Launch
Angle
LA Sweet-
Spot %
XBA XSLG WOBA XWOBA XWOBACON HardHit% K% BB%
2015 32 435 83 6 7.2 5.3 87.0 107.7 15.2 36.1 .257 .466 .353 .349 .386 28.9 16.8 8.8
2016 33 592 103 6 5.8 3.9 87.4 108.0 8.7 35.9 .228 .378 .265 .288 .364 32.0 26.5 6.5
2017 34 943 128 4 3.1 1.8 86.1 106.7 15.6 35.2 .208 .340 .326 .309 .343 31.3 26.7 14.7
2018 35 276 43 3 7.0 4.5 89.1 106.6 12.2 23.3 .196 .324 .274 .270 .301 34.9 24.2 9.1
Player 2246 357 19 5.3 3.4 87.0 108.0 13.1 34.2 .222 .375 .308 .307 .353 31.4 24.3 10.6
MLB 6.9 4.7 88.5 122.4 12.2 33.1 .245 .406 .316 .315 .369 36.4 22.2 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 44.6 22.9 26.5 6.0 41.0 26.5 32.5 6.0 30.1 27.7 18.1 7.2 7.2 5.3
2016 52.4 14.6 29.1 3.9 36.9 39.8 23.3 1.9 35.9 18.4 26.2 6.8 5.8 3.9
2017 38.3 25.0 27.3 9.4 50.8 33.6 15.6 5.5 28.1 29.7 24.2 7.8 3.1 1.8
2018 51.2 20.9 16.3 11.6 53.5 34.9 9.3 0.0 39.5 32.6 18.6 2.3 7.0 4.5
Player 45.4 21.0 26.3 7.3 44.8 33.9 21.0 3.9 32.2 26.3 22.7 6.7 5.3 3.4
MLB 44.6 23.6 24.8 7.0 37.1 37.5 25.3 3.9 32.8 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-Seam Fastball 1.6 2 104 37.7 27 .318 .636 .406 10.9 14.8 13.3 .319 .608 .405 50.0
2018 Slider -2.5 -2 68 24.6 13 .091 .091 .177 42.3 46.2 25.0 .032 .066 .143 20.0
2018 Sinker -2.4 -1 52 18.8 12 .250 .250 .375 14.3 0.0 0.0 .251 .288 .241 25.0
2018 Curveball -3.1 -1 22 8.0 4 .000 .000 .000 14.3 25.0 12.5 .182 .203 .167 33.3
2018 Changeup -4.9 -1 14 5.1 5 .000 .000 .140 42.9 40.0 25.0 .005 .011 .146 0.0
2018 Cutter -1.4 0 12 4.3 4 .000 .000 .175 83.3 75.0 60.0 -- -- .175 --
2018 Slurve 22.1 1 4 1.4 1 1.000 1.000 .900 0.0 0.0 0.0 .039 .039 .040 0.0
2017 4-Seam Fastball 0.9 3 370 39.2 89 .292 .625 .449 14.4 14.6 14.0 .272 .491 .398 33.3
2017 Slider 0.2 0 177 18.8 43 .167 .267 .342 44.6 30.2 20.6 .157 .292 .344 23.5
2017 Sinker -1.8 -3 149 15.8 45 .211 .237 .267 24.6 22.2 25.6 .227 .305 .292 31.0
2017 Changeup -1.5 -1 101 10.7 20 .211 .316 .250 46.7 45.0 25.0 .129 .191 .162 40.0
2017 Curveball -1.6 -2 96 10.2 17 .059 .059 .053 53.8 70.6 33.3 .092 .106 .087 20.0
2017 Cutter -2.5 -1 36 3.8 9 .125 .125 .178 16.7 22.2 25.0 .203 .245 .252 33.3
2017 Split-Finger -3.6 0 7 0.7 2 .500 .500 .450 60.0 50.0 25.0 .077 .077 .070 0.0
2017 Sweeper 2.3 0 6 0.6 -- -- -- 0.0 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
! Note: Years are in reverse order.
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Swing/Take

Runs
Year Team PA Pitches Heart Shadow Chase Waste All
2009 130 549 -11 -6 1 1 -15
2010 67 271 2 -2 -1 1 0
2011 70 283 -5 0 2 1 -3
2012 109 432 0 -3 2 1 0
2014 127 518 -2 1 1 2 2
2015 122 468 -1 -2 2 2 1
2016 155 592 -7 -5 0 2 -10
2017 225 942 -7 -10 9 5 -3
2018 66 276 -2 -2 2 1 -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 435 53.8 56.0 87.8 22.4 55.6 40.0 15.0 40.5 18.8 9.0 66.7
2016 592 52.9 60.7 78.4 34.1 57.9 40.7 26.5 48.1 25.3 8.6 68.6
2017 943 49.4 59.8 77.7 25.2 56.7 41.0 24.9 42.2 27.9 8.7 69.5
2018 276 52.5 69.0 82.0 29.0 57.9 42.4 33.3 50.0 22.5 8.7 54.2
Player 2,246 51.5 60.4 80.4 27.4 57.0 40.9 24.3 44.4 24.8 8.7 66.8
MLB 48.6 67.0 82.0 28.4 57.9 42.6 29.7 47.2 24.8 7.3 76.2
! 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
Bat
Speed
Swing
Length
2015 58 24
2016 59 17
2017 51 17
2018 49 23
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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 22.6 4 3.8 0 3 2 2 50.0
2017 23.2 7 6.4 1 4 5 3 42.9
2018 22.0 2 1.6 0 1 2 0 0.0
Player 22.8 13 11.9 1 8 9 5 38.5

Expected Home Runs by Park

Year HR
2016 4 4 3 4 4 4 4 4 3 3 4 4 3 4 4 4 2 4 4 4 4 3 5 5 3 4 3 6 4 4 4
2017 7 5 9 8 9 7 8 5 7 4 8 10 4 6 7 5 4 4 7 8 6 5 9 5 4 5 6 10 5 8 5
2018 2 2 0 0 2 1 2 2 2 1 2 3 2 2 1 2 2 1 2 2 2 2 2 2 0 1 2 0 2 2 2
Player 13 11 12 12 15 12 14 11 12 8 14 17 9 12 12 11 8 9 13 14 12 10 16 12 7 10 11 16 11 14 11
! 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 87.0 87.4 0.4 86.1 -1.3 89.1 3.0
Launch Angle 15.2 8.7 -6.5 15.6 6.9 12.2 -3.4
Barrel % 7.2 5.8 -1.4 3.1 -2.7 7.0 3.9
Hard Hit % 28.9 32.0 3.1 31.3 -0.7 34.9 3.6
LA Sweet-Spot % 36.1 35.9 -0.2 35.2 -0.7 23.3 -11.9
xBA .257 .228 -0.029 .208 -0.020 .196 -0.012
BA .255 .216 -0.039 .220 0.004 .211 -0.009
xwOBA .349 .288 -0.061 .309 0.021 .270 -0.039
wOBA .353 .265 -0.088 .326 0.061 .274 -0.052
xSLG .466 .378 -0.088 .340 -0.038 .324 -0.016
SLG .490 .331 -0.159 .382 0.051 .333 -0.049
K% 16.8 26.5 9.7 26.7 0.2 24.2 -2.5
BB% 8.8 6.5 -2.3 14.7 8.2 9.1 -5.6
Swing % 40.5 48.1 7.6 42.2 -5.9 50.0 7.8
Whiff% 18.8 25.3 6.5 27.9 2.6 22.5 -5.4
In Zone % 53.8 52.9 -0.9 49.4 -3.5 52.5 3.1
Out of Zone % 46.2 47.1 0.9 50.6 3.5 47.5 -3.1
Out of Zone Swing % 22.4 34.1 11.7 25.2 -8.9 29.0 3.8
First Pitch Swing % 15.0 26.5 11.5 24.9 -1.6 33.3 8.4
First Pitch Strike % 62.8 71.0 8.2 57.8 -13.2 68.2 10.4
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Statcast Fielder Positioning

wOBA
SeasonAlignment TypeBat SidePAShifts/Shades%No Shift/ShadeShift/Shade
2016 Shifts R 151 5 3.3 .259 .424
2017 Shifts R 225 9 4.0 .319 .492
2018 Shifts R 66 3 4.5 .248 .816
! 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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