Chris Mazza
P | B/T: R/R | 6' 4" 190LBS | Age: 32

Draft: 2011 | Rd: 27, #838, Minnesota Twins | Menlo
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Stats

W L ERA G GS SV IP SO WHIP
2022 1 0 11.81 2 0 0 5.1 5 2.81
4 Seasons 3 3 5.35 34 6 1 79.0 66 1.56
G W-L ERA IP SO WHIP
2022 2 1-0 11.81 5.1 5 2.81
4 Seasons 34 3-3 5.35 79.0 66 1.56

Statcast 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% ERA xERA
2019 29 285 54 2 3.7 2.7 90.3 110.7 10.5 55.6 .322 .495 .383 .388 .415 50.0 14.9 6.8 5.51 7.09
2020 30 538 90 5 5.6 3.7 86.4 112.9 17.0 44.4 .297 .464 .348 .371 .428 31.1 21.3 11.0 4.80 6.08
2021 31 413 82 7 8.5 6.3 85.5 109.4 18.2 30.5 .243 .415 .306 .309 .351 28.0 18.8 6.3 4.61 4.03
2022 32 135 22 3 13.6 8.6 89.7 108.5 14.1 40.9 .385 .752 .496 .527 .583 50.0 14.3 17.1 11.81 13.07
Player 1371 248 17 6.9 4.8 87.2 112.9 15.7 41.9 .292 .480 .357 .371 .413 35.9 18.5 9.2
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.

Statcast Pitch Arsenal

Mazza relies on 5 pitches.
Cutter
(33.3%) ,
Slider
(31.9%) ,
Sinker
(25.9%) ,
Changeup
(5.2%) ,
4-Seam Fastball
(3.7%) ,


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Pitch Tracking

Year Pitch Type # # RHB # LHB % MPH PA AB H 1B 2B 3B HR SO BBE BA XBA SLG XSLG WOBA XWOBA EV LA Spin Ext. Whiff% PutAway%
2022 Cutter 45 31 14 33.3 84.2 16 13 4 3 0 0 1 1 12 .308 .387 .538 .747 .433 .518 87.8 11 2249 6.8 21.7 12.5
2022 Slider 43 37 6 31.9 77.2 8 6 1 0 0 0 1 3 3 .167 .115 .667 .309 .443 .309 73.3 37 2300 7.0 30.0 14.3
2022 Sinker 35 26 9 25.9 89.2 7 6 4 3 0 0 1 0 6 .667 .705 1.167 1.264 .787 .806 100.7 8 1810 6.9 0.0 0.0
2022 Changeup 7 1 6 5.2 82.8 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 .000 .219 .000 .575 .231 .446 96.8 25 1290 7.1 60.0 33.3
2022 4-Seam Fastball 5 2 3 3.7 90.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .693 .693 2053 6.9 50.0 0.0
2021 Cutter 148 57 91 35.8 87.1 37 31 10 4 4 1 1 5 27 .323 .310 .613 .602 .420 .416 86.6 22 2271 6.9 29.1 17.9
2021 Slider 120 92 28 29.1 79.2 36 34 6 6 0 0 0 12 23 .176 .196 .176 .279 .167 .225 86.7 29 2340 7.0 39.4 21.4
2021 Sinker 119 82 37 28.8 90.4 32 30 9 7 0 0 2 2 28 .300 .268 .500 .449 .361 .331 83.4 7 1826 6.9 12.0 15.4
2021 4-Seam Fastball 18 7 11 4.4 90.0 6 6 1 1 0 0 0 2 4 .167 .038 .167 .052 .147 .040 86.0 12 2053 6.9 27.3 18.2
2021 Changeup 8 0 8 1.9 83.1 1292 7.0 50.0
! 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
2019 40.7 13.0 42.6 3.7 37.0 35.2 27.8 1.9 29.6 20.4 35.2 9.3 3.7 2.7
2020 34.4 27.8 32.2 5.6 35.6 27.8 36.7 1.1 25.6 32.2 31.1 3.3 5.6 3.7
2021 36.6 24.4 20.7 18.3 36.6 36.6 26.8 6.1 28.0 31.7 19.5 6.1 8.5 6.3
2022 40.9 31.8 22.7 4.5 36.4 40.9 22.7 4.5 27.3 13.6 31.8 9.1 13.6 8.6
Player 37.1 23.8 29.8 9.3 36.3 33.5 30.2 3.2 27.4 27.8 28.2 6.0 6.9 4.8
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.

Pitch Movement


How this works: Every pitch is affected by the forces of gravity, which means that every pitch drops on its way from the mound to the plate. These numbers are reported with gravity, which makes them larger and different than other pitch movement numbers you may have seen. Since gravity requires time, and slower pitches aren’t ‘better’ just because they have more time to move, the movement of a pitch is compared to ‘average’ movement by comparing it to other MLB pitch types within +/- 2 MPH and from within +/- 0.5 feet of extension and release.
Vertical Movement (inches) Horizontal Movement (inches)
Year Pitch Team Hand # MPH Inches of Drop vs Avg % vs Avg Inches of Break vs Avg % Break vs Avg
2022 4-Seamer TB R 5 90.0 21.1 -3.7 -21 10.3 3.1 44
2022 Sinker TB R 35 89.2 28.6 3.4 13 19.4 4.0 26
2022 Changeup TB R 7 82.8 42.4 7.6 22 15.7 0.5 3
2022 Slider TB R 43 77.2 41.6 -1.8 -4 14.7 1.6 12
2022 Cutter TB R 45 84.2 33.8 -1.2 -4 5.0 1.8 56
2021 Slider TB R 120 79.2 39.6 -3.1 -7 12.0 -0.3 -2
2021 Sinker TB R 119 90.4 29.4 4.7 19 18.5 3.5 24
2021 4-Seamer TB R 18 90.0 21.7 -3.6 -20 11.3 4.5 66
2021 Changeup TB R 8 83.1 41.8 6.8 20 13.4 -0.7 -5
2021 Cutter TB R 148 87.1 28.2 -0.1 0 1.8 -0.4 -20
2020 4-Seamer BOS R 91 92.4 20.9 -4.4 -27 8.3 0.3 4
2020 Slider BOS R 150 82.2 40.4 0.0 0 7.8 0.1 2
2020 Sinker BOS R 119 91.8 27.7 4.4 19 16.6 1.9 13
2020 Changeup BOS R 17 84.8 38.0 5.4 16 9.5 -3.9 -29
2020 Cutter BOS R 161 88.5 28.2 -0.6 -2 2.7 0.3 12
2019 Changeup NYM R 12 84.5 38.6 7.1 22 6.0 -7.9 -57
2019 Cutter NYM R 70 88.3 28.3 -1.1 -4 2.6 0.7 37
2019 Slider NYM R 57 82.0 36.9 -3.1 -8 9.9 1.9 24
2019 Sinker NYM R 136 92.0 29.8 6.0 25 15.3 0.4 3
2019 4-Seamer NYM R 9 90.6 24.4 -6.3 -34 16.2 8.3 106
! Note: Years are in reverse order.
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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 Cutter 13.1 6 45 33.3 16 .308 .538 .538 21.7 6.3 12.5 .387 .747 .518 33.3
2022 Slider 2.6 1 43 31.9 8 .167 .667 .425 30.0 37.5 14.3 .115 .309 .306 33.3
2022 Sinker 5.7 2 35 25.9 7 .667 1.167 .771 0.0 0.0 0.0 .705 1.263 .807 83.3
2022 Changeup -5.9 0 7 5.2 3 .000 .000 .233 60.0 33.3 33.3 .218 .575 .448 100.0
2022 4-Seamer 1.4 0 5 3.7 1 -- -- .700 50.0 0.0 0.0 -- -- .700 --
2021 Cutter 1.5 2 148 35.8 37 .323 .613 .424 29.1 13.5 17.9 .310 .602 .416 29.6
2021 Slider -2.6 -3 120 29.1 36 .176 .176 .189 39.4 33.3 21.4 .196 .279 .244 30.4
2021 Sinker 0.8 1 119 28.8 32 .300 .500 .394 12.0 6.3 15.4 .268 .449 .332 28.6
2021 4-Seamer -0.5 0 18 4.4 6 .167 .167 .150 27.3 33.3 18.2 .038 .052 .040 0.0
2021 Changeup 1.7 0 8 1.9 -- -- -- 50.0 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
2020 Cutter -1.5 -2 161 29.9 42 .270 .459 .363 28.4 16.7 18.9 .251 .417 .319 19.4
2020 Slider -1.2 -2 150 27.9 32 .179 .214 .247 33.3 28.1 15.3 .273 .343 .323 36.8
2020 Sinker 2.0 2 119 22.1 37 .419 .613 .488 14.8 10.8 22.2 .365 .626 .465 40.7
2020 4-Seamer 0.7 1 91 16.9 21 .263 .263 .281 41.5 42.9 20.0 .267 .308 .298 20.0
2020 Changeup 2.9 0 17 3.2 4 .333 .667 .488 16.7 0.0 0.0 .567 1.435 .785 66.7
2019 Sinker 1.9 3 136 47.7 44 .375 .575 .418 9.2 11.4 15.6 .353 .593 .414 63.9
2019 Cutter -1.0 -1 70 24.6 16 .182 .273 .353 21.6 12.5 7.7 .195 .232 .350 0.0
2019 Slider 2.6 1 57 20.0 10 .300 .400 .305 30.4 30.0 12.0 .339 .416 .323 42.9
2019 Changeup 9.9 1 12 4.2 1 1.000 2.000 1.250 16.7 0.0 0.0 .907 1.243 .911 100.0
2019 4-Seamer -9.5 -1 9 3.2 3 .000 .000 .233 50.0 33.3 100.0 .006 .009 .238 0.0
! Note: Years are in reverse order.
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Spin Direction

Year Pitch Type Pitches MPH Active Spin % Total Movement (In.) Spin-Based Observed Deviation
2020 Changeup 15 84.9 87 10.4 2:15 3:15 -60
2020 Cutter 155 88.5 39 6.3 12:15 11:00 75
2020 4-Seam Fastball 88 92.4 80 13.6 1:45 1:15 30
2020 Sinker 112 91.7 87 17.8 1:45 2:30 -45
2020 Slider 143 82.2 42 8.7 9:15 8:30 45
2021 Cutter 147 87.0 44 7.6 12:30 11:30 60
2021 4-Seam Fastball 18 90.0 86 16.4 1:45 1:30 15
2021 Sinker 117 90.4 91 19.6 2:00 2:45 -45
2021 Slider 120 79.2 53 13.4 8:45 9:15 -30
2022 Cutter 45 84.2 30 6.7 11:00 10:15 45
2022 Sinker 35 89.2 87 20.9 1:45 2:30 -45
2022 Slider 43 77.2 63 16.1 8:30 9:15 -45
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Swing/Take

Runs
Year Team PA Pitches Heart Shadow Chase Waste All
2019 74 284 1 -2 1 3 4
2020 136 537 -3 -6 5 4 -1
2021 111 413 -2 -2 2 2 0
2022 35 135 5 0 1 3 9
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Plate Discipline

Season Pitches Zone % Zone Swing % Zone Contact % Chase % Chase Contact % Edge % 1st Pitch Strike % Swing % Whiff % Meatball % Meatball Swing %
2019 285 48.2 70.1 86.5 26.5 71.8 39.1 62.2 47.7 17.6 8.5 83.3
2020 538 45.7 68.7 81.1 30.1 51.1 45.2 62.5 47.8 28.8 6.5 80.0
2021 413 47.5 70.4 81.2 32.3 51.4 40.7 59.5 50.4 28.4 8.7 86.1
2022 135 42.2 73.7 88.1 25.6 50.0 40.0 57.1 45.9 24.2 10.4 71.4
Player 1,371 46.4 70.0 82.9 29.6 54.8 42.0 61.0 48.4 25.9 8.0 81.7
MLB 48.5 66.8 82.0 28.3 58.4 42.6 60.7 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% xERA FB Velo FB Spin CB Spin
2019 20 3
2020 11 5 21 44 6 56 66 83 85 37 25 65 11 19 12
2021 7 15
2022 1 13
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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 -- 0 0.9 -1.0 2 1 0 --
2020 27.5 3 3.9 -1.0 2 4 2 66.7
2021 24.4 3 3.5 -1.0 4 3 2 66.7
2022 23.9 3 2.9 0.0 0 2 1 33.3

Expected Home Runs by Park

Year HR
2019 0 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 2 1 0 0 1 1 0 1 1 1 0 1 1 0 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
2020 3 4 4 4 5 3 0 5 4 4 4 5 2 4 4 4 2 5 3 5 2 4 4 3 4 4 4 2 5 4 6
2021 3 4 3 3 4 3 2 4 2 5 6 5 2 3 3 3 2 5 4 4 2 3 3 4 5 3 4 2 4 3 5
2022 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 2 3 3 3 3 3 2 3 3 3 3 2 3 2 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 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 +/-  
Fastball Velocity 90.8 90.5 -0.3 88.7 -1.8 86.6 -2.1
Offspeed Velocity 84.5 84.8 0.3 83.1 -1.7 82.8 -0.3
Breaking Velocity 82 82.2 0.2 79.2 -3 77.2 -2
Exit Velocity 90.3 86.4 -3.9 85.5 -0.9 89.7 4.2
Launch Angle 10.5 17 6.5 18.2 1.2 14.1 -4.1
Barrel % 3.7 5.6 1.9 8.5 2.9 13.6 5.1
Hard Hit % 50 31.1 -18.9 28 -3.1 50 22
Sweet Spot % 55.6 44.4 -11.2 30.5 -13.9 40.9 10.4
xBA .322 .297 -0.025 .243 -0.054 .385 0.142
BA .328 .288 -0.04 .257 -0.031 .333 0.076
xwOBA .388 .371 -0.017 .309 -0.062 .527 0.218
wOBA .383 .348 -0.035 .306 -0.042 .496 0.19
xSLG .495 .464 -0.031 .415 -0.049 .752 0.337
SLG .5 .415 -0.085 .406 -0.009 .667 0.261
K% 14.9 21.3 6.4 18.8 -2.5 14.3 -4.5
BB% 6.8 11 4.2 6.3 -4.7 17.1 10.8
Swing % 47.7 47.8 0.1 50.4 2.6 45.9 -4.5
Whiff% 17.6 28.8 11.2 28.4 -0.4 24.2 -4.2
In Zone % 48.2 45.7 -2.5 47.5 1.8 42.2 -5.3
Out of Zone % 51.8 54.3 2.5 52.5 -1.8 57.8 5.3
Out of Zone Swing % 26.5 30.1 3.6 32.3 2.2 25.6 -6.7
First Pitch Swing % 40.5 33.8 -6.7 34.2 0.4 37.1 2.9
First Pitch Strike % 62.2 62.5 0.3 59.5 -3 57.1 -2.4
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Statcast Shift Statistics

vs RHHvs LHH
YearPAwOBAPAShifts%PAShifts%
2019 74 .383 42 3 7.1 32 6 18.8
2020 136 .348 79 16 20.3 57 17 29.8
2021 111 .306 65 7 10.8 46 20 43.5
2022 35 .496 24 2 8.3 11 8 72.7

Pitch Distribution