Christian Bethancourt
C | Bats/Throws: R/R | 6' 3" 205LBS | Age: 32
PA AB R H HR SB AVG OBP SLG OPS
2022 333 318 39 80 11 5 .252 .283 .409 .692
2023 332 315 49 71 11 1 .225 .254 .381 .635
2024 70 65 8 11 1 0 .169 .206 .262 .468
8 Seasons 1,224 1,167 139 266 31 9 .228 .258 .356 .614
AVG HR SB OPS
2022 .252 11 5 .692
2023 .225 11 1 .635
2024 .169 1 0 .468
8 Seasons .228 31 9 .614
MLB Percentile Rankings
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 23 527 122 3 2.5 1.9 87.3 111.2 9.1 30.3 .228 .328 .223 .254 .308 31.1 20.6 3.1
2016 24 751 138 10 7.2 4.9 88.0 112.2 11.6 29.7 .233 .402 .273 .289 .379 35.5 27.5 4.9
2017 25 25 4 1 25.0 14.3 95.9 99.3 30.0 25.0 .132 .393 .125 .217 .379 75.0 42.9 0.0
2022 30 1106 239 28 11.7 8.4 90.1 113.4 9.4 31.4 .255 .449 .301 .318 .404 44.8 24.0 3.6
2023 31 1180 228 18 7.9 5.4 88.6 109.2 11.3 28.5 .215 .376 .271 .266 .348 40.8 27.4 3.9
2024 32 253 51 2 3.9 2.9 89.5 110.9 12.1 19.6 .201 .320 .210 .244 .296 41.2 22.9 2.9
Player 3842 782 62 7.9 5.6 88.9 113.4 10.6 29.3 .231 .392 .269 .283 .361 39.8 25.2 3.8
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 50.8 15.6 23.8 9.8 43.4 34.4 21.3 3.3 43.4 23.8 21.3 5.7 2.5 1.9
2016 46.4 21.7 23.2 8.7 38.4 37.0 23.2 3.6 36.2 25.4 21.0 4.3 7.2 4.9
2017 25.0 75.0 0.0 0.0 25.0 25.0 50.0 0.0 25.0 50.0 0.0 0.0 25.0 14.3
2022 46.4 23.8 23.8 5.9 35.6 41.4 23.0 4.6 31.4 21.3 24.3 6.3 11.7 8.4
2023 49.6 24.6 18.4 7.5 46.9 35.1 18.0 6.6 35.1 25.0 21.1 4.4 7.9 5.4
2024 49.0 31.4 9.8 9.8 31.4 49.0 19.6 9.8 33.3 29.4 13.7 9.8 3.9 2.9
Player 48.1 23.1 21.1 7.7 40.3 38.1 21.2 5.1 35.3 24.2 21.5 5.5 7.9 5.6
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 %
2024 4-Seam Fastball -1.0 -1 62 24.5 17 .286 .500 .400 39.0 23.5 22.2 .191 .335 .308 80.0
2024 Slider -4.3 -2 56 22.1 13 .077 .077 .069 45.7 46.2 25.0 .136 .151 .126 14.3
2024 Sinker -2.3 -1 49 19.4 16 .214 .286 .218 13.3 18.8 20.0 .244 .495 .313 30.8
2024 Changeup -2.9 -1 25 9.9 6 .167 .333 .208 26.7 16.7 11.1 .269 .303 .251 20.0
2024 Cutter -3.2 -1 21 8.3 5 .200 .200 .180 14.3 0.0 0.0 .320 .617 .392 80.0
2024 Sweeper -9.8 -2 20 7.9 6 .000 .000 .000 40.0 33.3 40.0 .116 .147 .111 50.0
2024 Curveball -2.0 0 16 6.3 7 .143 .286 .179 0.0 0.0 0.0 .186 .208 .171 14.3
2024 Split-Finger -1.8 0 4 1.6 -- -- -- 50.0 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
2023 Slider 0.1 0 330 28.0 87 .226 .429 .302 43.7 32.2 24.8 .229 .392 .279 37.5
2023 4-Seam Fastball -1.6 -5 291 24.7 72 .227 .500 .327 36.4 36.1 25.5 .218 .442 .301 65.9
2023 Sinker -1.6 -3 165 14.0 59 .255 .327 .304 16.8 13.6 25.8 .204 .368 .263 35.4
2023 Changeup -0.3 0 122 10.3 36 .200 .229 .216 41.3 33.3 26.1 .183 .225 .178 41.7
2023 Curveball -0.7 -1 96 8.1 31 .200 .433 .306 36.5 22.6 25.0 .181 .397 .256 34.8
2023 Cutter -5.7 -4 76 6.4 23 .136 .136 .148 34.0 17.4 30.8 .175 .237 .200 33.3
2023 Sweeper 1.7 1 73 6.2 19 .316 .368 .303 42.2 26.3 21.7 .328 .418 .325 21.4
2023 Split-Finger -2.0 0 11 0.9 1 .000 .000 .000 42.9 100.0 16.7 -- -- .000 --
2023 Slurve -6.0 -1 10 0.8 2 .000 .000 .000 42.9 0.0 0.0 .077 .235 .131 0.0
2022 4-Seam Fastball -0.3 -1 377 34.1 104 .258 .474 .341 30.6 21.2 20.8 .279 .538 .369 52.6
2022 Slider -1.6 -4 223 20.2 73 .260 .329 .259 44.4 30.1 31.9 .257 .441 .301 37.3
2022 Sinker 0.8 1 117 10.6 35 .290 .613 .416 20.3 8.6 16.7 .289 .560 .400 57.1
2022 Changeup -1.3 -2 116 10.5 39 .189 .189 .226 41.2 30.8 34.3 .184 .265 .223 44.0
2022 Curveball 0.9 1 105 9.5 29 .250 .500 .360 35.4 24.1 25.9 .272 .458 .326 42.9
2022 Cutter 1.5 1 92 8.3 30 .310 .448 .342 35.1 23.3 41.2 .228 .349 .262 31.8
2022 Sweeper -3.3 -2 63 5.7 21 .190 .333 .221 28.9 23.8 31.3 .246 .391 .277 31.3
2022 Split-Finger -3.1 0 13 1.2 2 .000 .000 .000 75.0 100.0 33.3 -- -- .000 --
2017 Sinker -16.3 -1 7 28.0 3 .000 .000 .000 40.0 33.3 100.0 .200 .796 .405 50.0
2017 Slider -10.6 -1 6 24.0 2 .000 .000 .000 75.0 50.0 50.0 .004 .014 .007 100.0
2017 4-Seam Fastball -2.3 0 4 16.0 1 .000 .000 .000 0.0 100.0 100.0 -- -- .000 --
2017 Knuckleball 22.8 1 3 12.0 1 1.000 1.000 .900 33.3 0.0 0.0 .319 .334 .287 100.0
2017 Changeup -1.7 0 3 12.0 -- -- -- 100.0 -- -- -- -- -- --
2017 Curveball 2.7 0 1 4.0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2017 Cutter -11.2 0 1 4.0 -- -- -- 0.0 -- -- -- -- -- --
! Note: Years are in reverse order.
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Swing/Take

Runs
Year Team PA Pitches Heart Shadow Chase Waste All
2014 117 391 -6 2 -1 1 -4
2015 159 523 -5 -9 1 3 -11
2016 204 751 0 -8 1 2 -5
2022 338 1,125 -3 -6 -1 3 -6
2023 332 1,180 -2 -12 0 2 -11
2024 70 253 -2 -6 0 1 -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 527 48.8 77.0 79.3 45.6 59.3 42.7 46.3 60.9 27.4 6.3 84.8
2016 751 46.6 74.0 74.1 42.1 59.8 43.3 45.1 57.0 31.5 7.5 80.4
2017 25 40.0 80.0 62.5 53.3 37.5 56.0 57.1 64.0 50.0 8.0 100.0
2022 1,106 49.5 81.0 73.0 44.3 50.2 43.4 52.6 62.5 34.7 7.4 90.2
2023 1,180 44.2 77.7 75.3 45.2 46.0 39.1 55.4 59.6 36.6 6.5 81.8
2024 253 44.3 77.7 77.0 48.9 58.0 40.3 44.3 61.7 30.1 6.3 81.3
Player 3,842 46.8 77.9 74.9 44.7 52.3 41.8 50.6 60.3 33.5 6.9 84.6
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 84 83
2016 87 84
2022 92 71
2023 48 53
2024 76 64
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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 22.4 6 5.8 0 5 2 4 66.7
2017 -- 0 0.5 -1 0 1 0 --
2022 24.4 11 12.0 -1 10 12 3 27.3
2023 24.9 11 8.9 2 6 8 2 18.2
2024 24.1 1 1.8 -1 1 3 0 0.0
Player 24.3 29 28.9 0 22 26 9 31.0

Expected Home Runs by Park

Year HR
2016 6 6 4 6 5 5 5 6 4 5 5 5 7 5 5 6 5 5 6 5 6 7 9 10 5 5 5 8 9 6 5
2017 0 0 0 1 1 1 1 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
2022 11 11 9 16 12 12 15 9 8 8 9 11 11 13 13 15 13 10 13 13 12 10 18 15 8 9 13 17 13 12 11
2023 11 7 9 7 11 9 10 8 6 7 8 9 9 8 9 9 9 8 8 13 9 8 13 10 8 8 7 13 9 9 9
2024 1 2 0 1 2 1 3 1 1 1 1 2 1 2 2 1 2 1 1 2 2 2 3 4 2 2 2 1 3 3 2
Player 29 26 22 31 31 28 34 25 20 21 23 28 28 28 30 32 29 25 28 34 29 27 44 40 23 24 27 40 34 30 27
! 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 +/-   2023 +/-   2024 +/-  
Exit Velocity 87.3 88.0 0.7 -- 7.9 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 90.1 -- 88.6 -1.5 89.5 0.9
Launch Angle 9.1 11.6 2.5 -- 18.4 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 9.4 -- 11.3 1.9 12.1 0.8
Barrel % 2.5 7.2 4.7 -- 17.8 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 11.7 -- 7.9 -3.8 3.9 -4.0
Hard Hit % 31.1 35.5 4.4 -- 39.5 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 44.8 -- 40.8 -4.0 41.2 0.4
LA Sweet-Spot % 30.3 29.7 -0.6 -- -4.7 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 31.4 -- 28.5 -2.9 19.6 -8.9
xBA .228 .233 0.005 -- -0.101 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- .255 -- .215 -0.040 .201 -0.014
BA .200 .228 0.028 -- -0.085 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- .252 -- .225 -0.027 .169 -0.056
xwOBA .254 .289 0.035 -- -0.072 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- .318 -- .266 -0.052 .244 -0.022
wOBA .223 .273 0.050 -- -0.148 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- .301 -- .271 -0.030 .210 -0.061
xSLG .328 .402 0.074 -- -0.009 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- .449 -- .376 -0.073 .320 -0.056
SLG .290 .368 0.078 -- -0.225 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- .409 -- .381 -0.028 .262 -0.119
K% 20.6 27.5 6.9 -- 15.4 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 24.0 -- 27.4 3.4 22.9 -4.5
BB% 3.1 4.9 1.8 -- -4.9 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 3.6 -- 3.9 0.3 2.9 -1.0
Swing % 60.9 57.0 -3.9 -- 7.0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 62.5 -- 59.6 -2.9 61.7 2.1
Whiff% 27.4 31.5 4.1 -- 18.5 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 34.7 -- 36.6 1.9 30.1 -6.5
In Zone % 48.8 46.6 -2.2 -- -6.6 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 49.5 -- 44.2 -5.3 44.3 0.1
Out of Zone % 51.2 53.4 2.2 -- 6.6 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 50.5 -- 55.8 5.3 55.7 -0.1
Out of Zone Swing % 45.6 42.1 -3.5 -- 11.2 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 44.3 -- 45.2 0.9 48.9 3.7
First Pitch Swing % 46.3 45.1 -1.2 -- 12.0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 52.6 -- 55.4 2.8 44.3 -11.1
First Pitch Strike % 70.6 64.2 -6.4 -- -7.1 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 67.6 -- 71.7 4.1 67.1 -4.6
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Statcast Fielder Positioning

wOBA
SeasonAlignment TypeBat SidePAShifts/Shades%No Shift/ShadeShift/Shade
2016 Shifts R 197 14 7.1 .281 .238
2017 Shifts R 7 0 0.0 .125
2022 Shifts R 333 54 16.2 .309 .257
2023 Shades R 332 12 3.6 .265 .440
2024 Shades R 70 2 2.9 .202 .445
! 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 %
2014 76 17.5 23.7% 6.6% 65 22.8 3.1% 12.3%
2015 94 17.2 35.1% 6.4% 79 22.0 16.5% 17.7%
2016 186 18.6 27.4% 4.3% 94 23.8 4.3% 27.7%
2017 2 13.6 50.0% 0.0% 5 26.9 0.0% 20.0%
2022 236 18.2 12.7% 3.4% 132 22.9 0.8% 9.8%
2023 256 16.0 34.0% 1.2% 148 20.4 4.1% 0.0%
2024 49 15.5 40.8% 0.0% 28 18.8 0.0% 0.0%
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