Chris Herrmann
C | Bats/Throws: L/R | 6' 0" 200LBS | Age: 36
Draft: 2009 | Rd: 6, #192, Minnesota Twins | Miami
PA AB R H HR SB AVG OBP SLG OPS
2017 256 226 35 41 10 5 .181 .273 .345 .618
2018 87 76 6 18 2 0 .237 .322 .421 .743
2019 94 84 9 17 1 0 .202 .280 .274 .554
8 Seasons 992 887 108 182 25 10 .205 .282 .344 .626
AVG HR SB OPS
2017 .181 10 5 .618
2018 .237 2 0 .743
2019 .202 1 0 .554
8 Seasons .205 25 10 .626
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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 27 435 67 2 3.0 1.8 86.7 105.3 10.8 20.9 .150 .232 .218 .209 .262 31.3 32.7 6.2
2016 28 678 106 10 9.4 6.0 89.9 109.8 10.7 32.1 .249 .482 .358 .345 .442 36.8 26.5 9.6
2017 29 1091 160 12 7.5 4.7 89.1 111.9 10.3 30.0 .218 .396 .272 .306 .365 37.3 26.2 11.3
2018 30 355 53 4 7.5 4.6 90.0 107.9 17.5 35.8 .243 .443 .321 .334 .419 52.8 27.6 11.5
2019 31 372 56 4 7.1 4.3 88.7 105.0 6.7 26.8 .231 .362 .248 .294 .386 32.1 30.9 9.6
Player 2931 442 32 7.2 4.5 89.0 111.9 10.9 29.4 .219 .391 .286 .302 .377 37.5 28.1 9.9
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 47.8 22.4 19.4 10.4 41.8 28.4 29.9 7.5 35.8 28.4 14.9 6.0 3.0 1.8
2016 47.2 28.3 22.6 1.9 35.8 39.6 24.5 2.8 32.1 20.8 19.8 12.3 9.4 6.0
2017 45.0 28.7 21.9 4.4 30.0 46.9 23.1 3.1 33.8 24.4 20.6 9.4 7.5 4.7
2018 34.0 32.1 28.3 5.7 35.8 39.6 24.5 5.7 15.1 30.2 32.1 9.4 7.5 4.6
2019 58.9 14.3 21.4 5.4 23.2 42.9 33.9 0.0 41.1 14.3 32.1 1.8 7.1 4.3
Player 46.4 26.2 22.4 5.0 33.0 41.0 26.0 3.6 32.4 23.5 22.4 8.6 7.2 4.5
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 %
2019 4-Seam Fastball -0.2 0 137 36.8 36 .300 .433 .373 19.7 16.7 15.4 .342 .639 .450 56.0
2019 Changeup -3.2 -2 57 15.3 16 .188 .188 .169 37.8 31.3 25.0 .193 .218 .179 0.0
2019 Curveball -2.9 -2 57 15.3 12 .091 .091 .133 43.8 50.0 31.6 .174 .265 .228 20.0
2019 Slider -0.6 0 46 12.4 10 .125 .125 .156 43.8 50.0 29.4 .087 .104 .218 33.3
2019 Sinker 1.2 0 39 10.5 10 .300 .500 .430 5.3 10.0 14.3 .259 .296 .244 22.2
2019 Split-Finger -7.1 -1 17 4.6 5 .000 .000 .140 37.5 20.0 16.7 .187 .203 .275 0.0
2019 Cutter -13.2 -2 14 3.8 4 .000 .000 .000 54.5 100.0 80.0 -- -- .000 --
2019 Slurve -1.0 0 5 1.3 1 .000 .000 .000 33.3 100.0 20.0 -- -- .000 --
2018 4-Seam Fastball 2.6 4 156 43.9 38 .355 .645 .457 26.3 15.8 13.3 .325 .623 .437 57.7
2018 Sinker -2.2 -1 52 14.6 13 .231 .385 .262 22.2 46.2 46.2 .190 .423 .258 42.9
2018 Changeup -0.2 0 49 13.8 12 .222 .444 .383 34.6 16.7 16.7 .314 .478 .430 57.1
2018 Slider -8.1 -3 43 12.1 14 .000 .000 .050 44.0 35.7 25.0 .130 .153 .167 25.0
2018 Curveball 1.3 0 36 10.1 6 .167 .333 .208 66.7 66.7 33.3 .115 .258 .155 50.0
2018 Cutter -3.3 0 13 3.7 3 .333 .333 .300 37.5 0.0 0.0 .251 .345 .259 100.0
2018 Split-Finger -5.2 0 3 0.8 -- -- -- 100.0 -- -- -- -- -- --
2018 Slurve -10.2 0 3 0.8 1 .000 .000 .000 50.0 100.0 50.0 -- -- .000 --
2017 4-Seam Fastball -0.4 -1 318 29.1 70 .175 .474 .337 28.0 27.1 20.4 .245 .495 .373 35.9
2017 Sinker 1.0 3 275 25.2 67 .271 .441 .353 12.9 9.0 12.2 .261 .462 .350 39.6
2017 Slider -1.5 -2 139 12.7 29 .148 .185 .184 38.2 37.9 19.0 .206 .366 .271 43.8
2017 Changeup -2.5 -3 128 11.7 34 .100 .200 .194 47.9 38.2 29.5 .098 .173 .183 29.4
2017 Curveball 0.3 0 122 11.2 31 .143 .250 .247 20.6 32.3 19.2 .268 .485 .355 44.4
2017 Cutter -1.9 -1 66 6.0 15 .267 .467 .313 30.6 40.0 40.0 .107 .163 .114 33.3
2017 Split-Finger -2.6 -1 27 2.5 6 .000 .000 .000 42.9 16.7 16.7 .288 .331 .269 20.0
2017 Sweeper -4.8 0 6 0.5 1 .000 .000 .000 50.0 100.0 33.3 -- -- .000 --
2017 Knuckleball -16.1 0 3 0.3 1 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 .107 .122 .096 0.0
! Note: Years are in reverse order.
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Swing/Take

Runs
Year Team PA Pitches Heart Shadow Chase Waste All
2013 177 713 5 -14 4 3 -2
2014 79 290 0 -3 0 1 -2
2015 112 430 0 -6 -1 1 -5
2016 165 676 -1 2 1 4 6
2017 254 1,086 -11 -11 12 4 -6
2018 87 355 1 -5 1 2 -1
2019 94 372 -3 -7 2 1 -7
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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 49.3 70.8 81.3 35.8 33.3 42.3 33.6 52.9 33.5 8.4 88.9
2016 678 47.2 70.9 77.5 29.1 49.0 42.3 31.9 48.8 30.8 7.5 78.4
2017 1,091 48.9 65.9 76.3 22.0 58.2 44.2 21.9 43.5 28.4 7.1 81.8
2018 355 47.0 72.5 75.2 23.9 42.2 43.1 35.6 46.8 33.7 6.2 86.4
2019 372 52.2 68.6 75.9 24.2 53.5 48.9 27.7 47.3 29.5 5.6 76.2
Player 2,931 48.8 68.9 77.2 26.2 48.5 44.0 28.5 47.0 30.6 7.1 82.1
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 44 63
2016 73 81
2017 86 54
2018 58 52
2019 37 38
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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 20.1 6 6.9 -1 4 3 4 66.7
2017 21.6 10 7.9 2 4 8 2 20.0
2018 22.9 2 2.4 0 3 2 0 0.0
2019 24.9 1 1.7 -1 2 2 0 0.0
Player 21.5 19 18.9 0 13 15 6 31.6

Expected Home Runs by Park

Year HR
2016 6 7 6 7 7 7 7 7 6 7 7 10 7 7 7 7 6 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 6 8 7 7 4
2017 10 8 6 7 10 9 10 8 5 6 9 13 7 8 8 8 6 7 7 7 7 6 9 8 9 5 8 12 9 9 5
2018 2 3 2 2 3 2 3 3 2 2 2 4 3 2 2 2 2 2 2 3 3 2 4 3 1 2 2 3 3 3 0
2019 1 2 1 1 2 2 2 2 0 1 0 1 3 2 2 3 2 2 1 1 2 2 2 2 3 2 0 3 3 2 0
Player 19 20 15 17 22 20 22 20 13 16 18 28 20 19 19 20 16 18 17 18 19 17 22 20 20 16 16 26 22 21 9
! 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 +/-  
Exit Velocity 86.7 89.9 3.2 89.1 -0.8 90.0 0.9 88.7 -1.3
Launch Angle 10.8 10.7 -0.1 10.3 -0.4 17.5 7.2 6.7 -10.8
Barrel % 3.0 9.4 6.4 7.5 -1.9 7.5 0.0 7.1 -0.4
Hard Hit % 31.3 36.8 5.5 37.3 0.5 52.8 15.5 32.1 -20.7
LA Sweet-Spot % 20.9 32.1 11.2 30.0 -2.1 35.8 5.8 26.8 -9.0
xBA .150 .249 0.099 .218 -0.031 .243 0.025 .231 -0.012
BA .146 .284 0.138 .181 -0.103 .237 0.056 .202 -0.035
xwOBA .209 .345 0.136 .306 -0.039 .334 0.028 .294 -0.040
wOBA .218 .358 0.140 .272 -0.086 .321 0.049 .248 -0.073
xSLG .232 .482 0.250 .396 -0.086 .443 0.047 .362 -0.081
SLG .272 .493 0.221 .345 -0.148 .421 0.076 .274 -0.147
K% 32.7 26.5 -6.2 26.2 -0.3 27.6 1.4 30.9 3.3
BB% 6.2 9.6 3.4 11.3 1.7 11.5 0.2 9.6 -1.9
Swing % 52.9 48.8 -4.1 43.5 -5.3 46.8 3.3 47.3 0.5
Whiff% 33.5 30.8 -2.7 28.4 -2.4 33.7 5.3 29.5 -4.2
In Zone % 49.3 47.2 -2.1 48.9 1.7 47.0 -1.9 52.2 5.2
Out of Zone % 50.7 52.8 2.1 51.1 -1.7 53.0 1.9 47.8 -5.2
Out of Zone Swing % 35.8 29.1 -6.7 22.0 -7.1 23.9 1.9 24.2 0.3
First Pitch Swing % 33.6 31.9 -1.7 21.9 -10.0 35.6 13.7 27.7 -7.9
First Pitch Strike % 68.1 65.1 -3.0 57.8 -7.3 62.1 4.3 69.1 7.0
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Statcast Fielder Positioning

wOBA
SeasonAlignment TypeBat SidePAShifts/Shades%No Shift/ShadeShift/Shade
2016 Shifts L 157 66 42.0 .395 .332
2017 Shifts L 254 82 32.3 .269 .283
2018 Shifts L 87 42 48.3 .395 .241
2019 Shifts L 94 55 58.5 .258 .242
! 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

Bases EmptyRunners On Base
SeasonTeamPitchesTempoFast %Slow %PitchesTempoFast %Slow %
2012 26 15.5 42.3% 0.0% 11 20.4 9.1% 0.0%
2013 242 15.8 35.5% 0.8% 88 22.7 0.0% 9.1%
2014 65 16.6 27.7% 1.5% 53 23.0 0.0% 9.4%
2015 128 17.3 31.3% 4.7% 41 22.8 4.9% 22.0%
2016 174 18.3 28.2% 5.2% 117 24.4 9.4% 23.9%
2017 361 16.9 28.5% 0.3% 175 23.6 1.1% 14.9%
2018 108 16.5 25.9% 0.0% 46 23.5 0.0% 10.9%
2019 97 16.4 30.9% 1.0% 66 24.0 3.0% 6.1%
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