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Christian Vázquez
C | B/T: R/R | 5' 9" 205LBS | Age: 31

Draft: 2008 | Rd: 9, #292, Boston Red Sox | Puerto Rico BB Academy HS
Poor Avg Great

Stats

PA AB R H HR RBI SB AVG OBP SLG OPS
2021 498 458 51 118 6 49 8 .258 .308 .352 .660
7 Seasons 2207 2035 242 527 46 224 27 .259 .309 .383 .692
AVG HR RBI SB OPS
2021 .258 6 49 8 .660
7 Seasons .259 46 224 27 .692

Statcast Batting Statistics

Season Age Pitches Batted Balls Barrels Barrel % Exit Velocity Max EV Launch Angle Sweet Spot % XBA XSLG WOBA XWOBA XWOBACON HardHit% K% BB%
2016 26 747 133 2 1.5 87.1 107.8 1.4 27.1 .220 .307 .257 .254 .292 33.1 21.2 5.4
2017 27 1357 261 7 2.7 85.2 105.7 8 34.5 .259 .364 .318 .290 .330 22.2 18.6 4.9
2018 28 1014 211 4 1.9 87.4 105.2 13 32.7 .245 .338 .240 .280 .303 29 15.2 4.8
2019 29 2013 387 23 5.9 89.4 107.4 13.3 37.2 .244 .430 .331 .305 .355 40.1 19.4 6.3
2020 30 779 130 6 4.6 88.4 108.8 14.4 33.1 .221 .356 .346 .284 .326 40 22.8 8.5
2021 31 1947 379 10 2.6 86.3 109.7 13.6 33 .234 .335 .289 .274 .297 31.1 16.9 6.6
7857 1501 52 3.5 87.3 109.7 11.4 33.8 .240 .364 .301 .285 .321 32.5 18.5 6.1
6.6 88.3 122.2 12 32.9 .243 .403 .317 .313 .364 35.4 22 8.4




Fastball: 4 Seam, 2 Seam, Cutter, Sinker. Offspeed: Split, Change, Fork, Screw. Breaking: Slider, Curve, Knuckle, Other
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Pitch Tracking

Year Pitch Type # % PA AB H 1B 2B 3B HR SO BBE BA XBA SLG XSLG WOBA XWOBA EV LA Whiff% PutAway%
2021 Fastballs 1182 60.7 273 239 73 53 14 1 5 31 210 .305 .258 .435 .388 .358 .324 89.2 13 11.6 9.8
2021 Breaking 559 28.7 164 161 31 23 7 0 1 45 118 .193 .201 .255 .261 .194 .203 80.7 13 28.2 22.0
2021 Offspeed 206 10.6 61 58 14 12 2 0 0 8 51 .241 .222 .276 .325 .236 .246 84.9 17 22.2 11.1
2020 Fastballs 476 61.2 104 94 26 16 7 0 3 18 76 .277 .217 .447 .361 .343 .288 89.4 17 22.0 14.1
2020 Breaking 220 28.3 62 59 17 14 1 0 2 20 39 .288 .238 .407 .357 .317 .277 86.5 14 26.8 25.0
2020 Offspeed 82 10.5 23 20 6 3 1 0 2 5 15 .300 .191 .650 .324 .432 .280 88.3 3 17.8 15.2
! 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 %
2016 60.9 11.3 24.1 3.8 32.3 38.3 29.3 4.5 49.6 13.5 24.1 6 1.5
2017 47.5 19.5 29.1 3.8 23.8 44.4 31.8 4.2 36.8 20.7 31.8 3.4 2.7
2018 43.1 24.2 24.2 8.5 28.9 40.3 30.8 1.4 34.6 28.4 27.5 5.2 1.9
2019 39.5 25.1 29.7 5.7 33.1 37.7 29.2 2.6 31.5 26.1 20.9 8.8 5.9
2020 41.5 23.8 25.4 9.2 35.4 35.4 29.2 3.1 32.3 30 23.1 6.2 4.6
2021 42.2 28 22.4 7.4 28.8 38.3 33 4.7 32.5 29 25.9 4.7 2.6
44.2 23.4 26.1 6.3 29.9 39.2 30.8 3.5 34.8 25.4 25.4 5.9 3.5
45.1 22.5 25.4 7.1 36.6 37.8 25.4 3.7 33.2 24.4 24.4 5.7 6.6

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 %
2021 Splitter 0.9 0 11 0.6 2 0 0 .45 0 0 0 .278 .325 .27 50
2021 N/A -20.6 -1 7 0.4 3 0 0 0 0 0 .125 .319 .184 33.3
2021 Cutter 4.4 5 124 6.4 31 .429 .75 .521 16.7 3.2 3.4 .343 .607 .432 40.7
2021 Curveball -0.7 -1 171 8.8 56 .2 .291 .234 21.1 25 19.4 .203 .32 .245 29.3
2021 Changeup -1 -2 188 9.7 56 .264 .302 .263 23.7 14.3 12.3 .225 .326 .249 32.6
2021 Sinker -1.2 -4 321 16.5 80 .286 .314 .321 4.9 8.8 8.5 .259 .31 .304 34.9
2021 Slider -1.8 -7 386 19.8 108 .189 .236 .193 31.1 28.7 23.3 .2 .23 .187 11.7
2021 4-Seamer -0.1 -1 737 37.9 162 .291 .433 .354 13.5 14.2 11.2 .241 .383 .314 39.2
2020 Splitter 3.2 1 17 2.2 6 .2 .2 .267 33.3 50 33.3 .066 .067 .167 0
2020 Cutter 0 0 45 5.8 13 .308 .385 .304 23.8 30.8 36.4 .217 .272 .212 11.1
2020 Changeup 0.3 0 65 8.3 17 .333 .8 .497 13.9 11.8 8.3 .233 .41 .32 61.5
2020 Curveball 4.8 4 80 10.3 23 .348 .609 .448 32.4 43.5 41.7 .234 .429 .281 38.5
2020 Sinker -1.1 -2 180 23.1 35 .323 .452 .379 21.4 14.3 13.9 .194 .265 .255 26.9
2020 Slider -1.2 -2 141 18.1 39 .25 .278 .271 24 25.6 17.9 .241 .312 .276 38.5
2020 4-Seamer 0.5 1 251 32.2 56 .24 .46 .338 22 16.1 11.1 .231 .444 .327 51.2
2019 Knuckleball 6.4 0 2 0.1 1 1 1 .9 0 0 .2 .323 .218 0
2019 N/A 36 1 2 0.1 1 1 1 .9 0 0 .86 1.075 .823 100
2019 Splitter -0.9 0 22 1.1 5 .2 .8 .4 16.7 20 8.3 .12 .253 .162 25
2019 Curveball 2.6 4 163 8.1 32 .226 .548 .331 27.5 25 17.4 .179 .355 .236 36.4
2019 Cutter 1.9 3 157 7.8 38 .286 .657 .409 25 13.2 11.9 .325 .678 .425 48.4
2019 Changeup -1.7 -3 160 7.9 53 .235 .314 .258 13.8 13.2 10.4 .205 .268 .223 29.5
2019 Sinker -0.7 -2 330 16.4 94 .299 .437 .339 8.7 9.6 11.7 .291 .452 .34 40.3
2019 Slider 2.4 10 403 20 112 .295 .448 .34 25.2 24.1 18.5 .242 .403 .289 27.2
2019 4-Seamer -0.7 -5 742 36.9 172 .261 .49 .362 23.2 24.4 20.4 .24 .475 .329 52.2
2018 Splitter 1.7 0 15 1.5 7 0 0 .129 33.3 42.9 42.9 .089 .173 .116 25
2018 Changeup 1.4 1 69 6.8 17 .333 .467 .388 9.4 0 0 .32 .399 .36 6.7
2018 Cutter -1.4 -1 62 6.1 18 .222 .389 .261 31.4 38.9 46.7 .161 .318 .199 45.5
2018 Curveball 0.6 0 79 7.8 24 .333 .417 .329 8.8 16.7 13.3 .3 .382 .298 20
2018 Sinker -2.9 -7 233 23 55 .163 .204 .22 2.1 3.6 3.9 .229 .302 .285 23.4
2018 Slider -4.1 -9 208 20.5 62 .15 .167 .15 25.4 21 18.3 .203 .249 .208 25
2018 4-Seamer -1.6 -5 345 34 84 .221 .338 .279 10.4 14.3 11.4 .294 .428 .343 41.5
2018 N/A 2 0.2
2017 Splitter 6.6 2 24 1.8 7 .333 .667 .457 35.7 28.6 20 .133 .153 .205 25
2017 Cutter -0.5 0 78 5.7 20 .25 .25 .225 13.3 20 16.7 .222 .263 .213 25
2017 Changeup -3.5 -3 81 6 25 .208 .25 .23 9.8 20 16.7 .189 .229 .175 10
2017 Curveball 1.3 2 122 9 38 .229 .4 .301 21.7 18.4 17.1 .251 .436 .321 10.7
2017 Slider 1 2 222 16.4 69 .294 .382 .312 29.9 26.1 22.8 .256 .317 .264 20
2017 Sinker -1.9 -6 326 24 80 .288 .397 .334 5.1 5 5.1 .331 .465 .372 23.2
2017 4-Seamer 0.7 3 495 36.5 104 .344 .49 .388 18.8 22.1 17.4 .245 .369 .294 30.1
! Note: Years are in reverse order.
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Swing/Take

Runs
Year Team PA Pitches Heart Shadow Chase Waste All
2014 200 803 -1 -7 4 3 0
2016 183 743 -5 -13 3 2 -13
2017 352 1378 -4 -10 9 5 0
2018 305 1167 -13 -17 4 4 -23
2019 503 1959 -2 -10 14 6 8
2020 189 779 -6 1 5 3 2
2021 532 2062 -25 -14 21 8 -9
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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 %
2016 747 51 61.9 88.6 31.7 74.1 42.4 17.4 47.1 16.2 8.6 64.1
2017 1357 51.2 59.5 84.7 28.7 76.2 44.1 17.1 44.4 17.7 7.7 71.2
2018 1014 51.8 67 93.2 29.3 67.1 45.3 27.5 48.9 14.1 8.4 81.2
2019 2013 48.7 68.1 85.1 32.3 68 41.7 29 49.9 20.5 6.6 71.3
2020 779 48.4 65 80.8 31.3 69.8 42 24.3 47.6 22.9 6 70.2
2021 1947 49.2 64.9 87.5 29.7 71.8 40 31.3 47 17.6 8 76.8
7857 49.9 64.7 86.6 30.5 70.9 42.2 25.8 47.6 18.3 7.5 73.3
48.5 66.8 82 28.3 58.5 42.6 29.2 47 24.6 7.2 76

Percentile Rankings

Year xwOBA xBA xSLG xISO xOBP Brl Brl% EV HardHit% K% BB% Whiff% Speed OAA
2016 41
2017 15 56 15 11 21 7 13 9 5 60 8 80 29
2018 21
2019 24 31 43 47 10 39 31 55 56 65 23 75 25
2020 11 18 18 24 13 23 21 42 52 47 42 68 13
2021 3 20 7 10 5 8 6 8 9 75 19 89 19
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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 24.2 23 21.9 1 11 18 11 47.8
2020 25.8 7 5.1 2 5 3 2 28.6
2021 24.7 7 8 -1 4 7 4 57.1

Expected Home Runs by Park

Year HR
2019 23 21 28 23 29 19 24 23 19 22 27 20 16 24 18 28 16 24 18 25 15 20 18 20 21 27 21 20 25 17 29
2020 7 4 6 5 5 5 0 5 5 6 7 5 4 5 5 5 5 5 5 6 2 4 5 6 5 6 5 5 8 3 5
2021 7 9 11 7 11 7 9 9 8 8 8 9 4 10 8 10 7 10 8 8 4 6 6 7 8 10 8 6 10 4 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 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 +/-  
Exit Velocity 87.1 85.2 -1.9 87.4 2.2 89.4 2 88.4 -1 86.3 -2.1
Launch Angle 1.4 8 6.6 13 5 13.3 0.3 14.4 1.1 13.6 -0.8
Barrel % 1.5 2.7 1.2 1.9 -0.8 5.9 4 4.6 -1.3 2.6 -2
Hard Hit % 33.1 22.2 -10.9 29 6.8 40.1 11.1 40 -0.1 31.1 -8.9
Sweet Spot % 27.1 34.5 7.4 32.7 -1.8 37.2 4.5 33.1 -4.1 33 -0.1
xBA .22 .259 0.039 .245 -0.014 .244 -0.001 .221 -0.023 .234 0.013
BA .227 .29 0.063 .207 -0.083 .276 0.069 .283 0.007 .258 -0.025
xwOBA .254 .29 0.036 .28 -0.01 .305 0.025 .284 -0.021 .274 -0.01
wOBA .257 .318 0.061 .24 -0.078 .331 0.091 .346 0.015 .289 -0.057
xSLG .307 .364 0.057 .338 -0.026 .43 0.092 .356 -0.074 .335 -0.021
SLG .308 .404 0.096 .283 -0.121 .477 0.194 .457 -0.02 .352 -0.105
K% 21.2 18.6 -2.6 15.2 -3.4 19.4 4.2 22.8 3.4 16.9 -5.9
BB% 5.4 4.9 -0.5 4.8 -0.1 6.3 1.5 8.5 2.2 6.6 -1.9
Swing % 47.1 44.4 -2.7 48.9 4.5 49.9 1 47.6 -2.3 47 -0.6
Whiff% 16.2 17.7 1.5 14.1 -3.6 20.5 6.4 22.9 2.4 17.6 -5.3
In Zone % 51 51.2 0.2 51.8 0.6 48.7 -3.1 48.4 -0.3 49.2 0.8
Out of Zone % 49 48.8 -0.2 48.2 -0.6 51.3 3.1 51.6 0.3 50.8 -0.8
Out of Zone Swing % 31.7 28.7 -3 29.3 0.6 32.3 3 31.3 -1 29.7 -1.6
First Pitch Swing % 17.4 17.1 -0.3 27.5 10.4 29 1.5 24.3 -4.7 31.3 7
First Pitch Strike % 57.1 58.8 1.7 63.2 4.4 64.1 0.9 59.3 -4.8 63.9 4.6
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Statcast Shift Statistics

SeasonBat SidePAShifts%wOBA - No ShiftwOBA - Shift
2016 R 179 1 0.6 .255 .691
2017 R 344 1 0.3 .318 .693
2018 R 268 0 0.0 .240
2019 R 503 1 0.2 .332 .000
2020 R 188 0 0.0 .344
2021 R 493 19 3.9 .295 .194

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