Christian Bethancourt
C | Bats/Throws: R/R | 6' 3" 205LBS | Age: 32
PA AB R H HR SB AVG OBP SLG OPS
2017 7 7 0 1 0 0 .143 .143 .143 .286
2022 333 318 39 80 11 5 .252 .283 .409 .692
2023 324 307 49 69 11 1 .225 .254 .381 .635
7 Seasons 1,146 1,094 131 253 30 9 .231 .261 .361 .622
AVG HR SB OPS
2017 .143 0 0 .286
2022 .252 11 5 .692
2023 .225 11 1 .635
7 Seasons .231 30 9 .622
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 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 1141 219 18 8.2 5.6 88.6 109.2 11.8 28.8 .215 .377 .268 .269 .353 40.2 27.7 4.0
Player 3550 722 60 8.3 5.9 88.8 113.4 10.6 30.1 .233 .398 .272 .286 .367 39.5 25.5 3.9
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 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 49.3 25.1 18.3 7.3 46.6 34.7 18.7 6.8 34.2 25.1 21.0 4.6 8.2 5.6
Player 47.9 22.7 21.9 7.5 40.7 37.3 21.6 4.8 35.2 23.8 22.0 5.3 8.3 5.9
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 %
2023 Slider 0.1 0 342 30.0 90 .218 .414 .292 42.9 31.1 24.1 .232 .391 .282 33.9
2023 4-Seamer -1.9 -5 281 24.6 71 .215 .446 .304 37.1 36.6 26.0 .215 .436 .300 65.0
2023 Sinker -1.0 -2 153 13.4 55 .275 .353 .326 18.0 14.5 29.6 .216 .396 .282 34.1
2023 Changeup 0.4 0 117 10.3 33 .219 .250 .236 40.0 30.3 23.3 .194 .235 .189 43.5
2023 Curveball -1.4 -1 100 8.8 33 .194 .419 .288 37.0 24.2 26.7 .173 .391 .249 33.3
2023 Cutter -5.5 -4 67 5.9 22 .143 .143 .155 34.0 18.2 33.3 .173 .222 .194 35.3
2023 Sweeper 1.1 1 55 4.8 13 .308 .308 .277 47.2 30.8 23.5 .319 .380 .300 22.2
2023 Splitter -2.0 0 11 1.0 1 .000 .000 .000 42.9 100.0 16.7 -- -- .000 --
2023 Slurve -6.0 -1 10 0.9 2 .000 .000 .000 42.9 0.0 0.0 .071 .189 .107 0.0
2022 4-Seamer -0.4 -1 378 34.2 104 .255 .469 .334 30.9 22.1 21.5 .276 .532 .362 52.6
2022 Slider -1.5 -3 227 20.5 73 .260 .329 .259 44.5 30.1 31.4 .257 .441 .301 37.3
2022 Sinker 1.1 1 118 10.7 36 .290 .613 .424 20.3 8.3 16.7 .289 .560 .409 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 1.7 2 90 8.1 29 .321 .464 .353 33.9 20.7 37.5 .236 .362 .271 31.8
2022 Sweeper -3.5 -2 59 5.3 21 .190 .333 .221 27.8 23.8 33.3 .246 .391 .277 31.3
2022 Splitter -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-Seamer -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 -11.3 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 321 1,141 -2 -11 0 2 -10
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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 1,141 44.4 77.5 75.1 45.0 45.3 38.9 55.5 59.4 37.0 6.6 81.3
Player 3,550 47.1 77.9 74.7 44.3 51.7 41.9 51.0 60.1 33.8 7.0 84.7
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 84 83
2016 87 84
2022 92 71
2023 48 51
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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 10 8.6 1 5 8 2 20.0
Player 24.2 27 26.9 0 20 23 9 33.3

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 10 7 8 6 10 8 9 8 6 7 8 9 9 9 9 9 9 8 8 12 9 8 12 10 8 8 7 10 9 9 9
Player 27 24 21 29 28 26 30 24 19 20 22 26 27 27 28 31 27 24 27 31 27 25 40 36 21 22 25 36 31 27 25
! 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 +/-  
Exit Velocity 87.3 88.0 0.7 -- 7.9 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 90.1 -- 88.6 -1.5
Launch Angle 9.1 11.6 2.5 -- 18.4 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 9.4 -- 11.8 2.4
Barrel % 2.5 7.2 4.7 -- 17.8 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 11.7 -- 8.2 -3.5
Hard Hit % 31.1 35.5 4.4 -- 39.5 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 44.8 -- 40.2 -4.6
Sweet Spot % 30.3 29.7 -0.6 -- -4.7 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 31.4 -- 28.8 -2.6
xBA .228 .233 0.005 -- -0.101 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- .255 -- .215 -0.040
BA .200 .228 0.028 -- -0.085 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- .252 -- .224 -0.028
xwOBA .254 .289 0.035 -- -0.072 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- .318 -- .269 -0.049
wOBA .223 .273 0.050 -- -0.148 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- .301 -- .268 -0.033
xSLG .328 .402 0.074 -- -0.009 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- .449 -- .377 -0.072
SLG .290 .368 0.078 -- -0.225 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- .409 -- .372 -0.037
K% 20.6 27.5 6.9 -- 15.4 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 24.0 -- 27.7 3.7
BB% 3.1 4.9 1.8 -- -4.9 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 3.6 -- 4.0 0.4
Swing % 60.9 57.0 -3.9 -- 7.0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 62.5 -- 59.4 -3.1
Whiff% 27.4 31.5 4.1 -- 18.5 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 34.7 -- 37.0 2.3
In Zone % 48.8 46.6 -2.2 -- -6.6 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 49.5 -- 44.4 -5.1
Out of Zone % 51.2 53.4 2.2 -- 6.6 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 50.5 -- 55.6 5.1
Out of Zone Swing % 45.6 42.1 -3.5 -- 11.2 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 44.3 -- 45.0 0.7
First Pitch Swing % 46.3 45.1 -1.2 -- 12.0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 52.6 -- 55.5 2.9
First Pitch Strike % 70.6 64.2 -6.4 -- -7.1 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 67.6 -- 72.3 4.7
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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 321 12 3.7 .261 .440
! 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