Christian Vázquez
C | B/T: R/R | 5' 9" 205LBS | Age: 32

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

Stats

PA AB R H HR RBI SB AVG OBP SLG OPS
2022 426 398 41 109 9 52 1 .274 .315 .399 .714
8 Seasons 2633 2433 283 636 55 276 28 .261 .310 .386 .696
AVG HR RBI SB OPS
2022 .274 9 52 1 .714
8 Seasons .261 55 276 28 .696

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%
2016 25 747 133 2 1.5 1.1 87.1 107.8 1.4 27.1 .222 .309 .257 .256 .295 33.1 21.2 5.4
2017 26 1357 261 7 2.7 2.0 85.2 105.7 8.0 34.5 .259 .365 .318 .291 .332 22.2 18.6 4.9
2018 27 1014 211 4 1.9 1.5 87.4 105.2 13.0 32.7 .246 .339 .240 .281 .304 29.0 15.2 4.8
2019 28 2013 387 23 5.9 4.4 89.4 107.4 13.3 37.5 .250 .441 .331 .313 .367 40.1 19.4 6.3
2020 29 779 130 6 4.6 3.2 88.4 108.8 14.4 33.1 .222 .358 .346 .285 .329 40.0 22.8 8.5
2021 30 1947 379 10 2.6 2.0 86.3 109.7 13.6 33.0 .235 .337 .289 .276 .298 31.1 16.9 6.6
2022 31 1632 332 17 5.1 4.0 87.9 109.5 10.7 36.1 .262 .375 .312 .301 .335 36.4 16.2 5.2
Player 9489 1833 69 3.8 2.8 87.4 109.7 11.3 34.3 .246 .369 .303 .290 .326 33.2 18.1 5.9
MLB 6.7 4.6 88.4 122.4 12.1 33.0 .245 .405 .316 .315 .368 35.8 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, 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
2016 60.9 11.3 24.1 3.8 32.3 38.3 29.3 4.5 49.6 13.5 24.1 6.0 1.5 1.1
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 2.0
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 1.5
2019 39.5 25.1 29.7 5.7 33.1 37.7 29.2 2.6 32.0 26.4 21.2 8.8 5.9 4.4
2020 41.5 27.7 21.5 9.2 35.4 35.4 29.2 3.1 32.3 30.0 23.1 6.2 4.6 3.2
2021 42.2 28.0 22.4 7.4 28.8 38.3 33.0 4.7 32.5 29.0 25.9 4.7 2.6 2.0
2022 45.2 22.6 25.9 6.3 28.3 44.0 27.7 1.2 36.7 24.1 28.9 3.6 5.1 4.0
Player 44.4 23.5 25.8 6.3 29.6 40.1 30.3 3.1 35.2 25.3 26.1 5.5 3.8 2.8
MLB 44.9 23.1 25.0 7.1 36.8 37.7 25.4 3.8 33.0 24.6 24.4 5.7 6.7 4.6
! 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 %
2022 4-Seamer 0.5 3 535 32.8 130 .308 .470 .373 18.2 20.8 16.7 .268 .452 .346 57.1
2022 Slider -0.4 -1 384 23.5 91 .218 .299 .231 20.2 15.4 11.1 .224 .291 .239 26.7
2022 Sinker -1.2 -3 271 16.6 73 .221 .338 .276 8.5 11.0 11.8 .283 .403 .324 40.0
2022 Curveball 0.8 1 149 9.1 39 .243 .351 .279 22.8 20.5 13.8 .275 .335 .290 13.8
2022 Cutter 2.3 3 141 8.6 46 .364 .455 .374 12.8 6.5 11.5 .278 .356 .294 29.3
2022 Changeup -0.9 -1 118 7.2 35 .242 .303 .266 15.0 14.3 9.4 .273 .327 .289 17.9
2022 Splitter 4.9 1 29 1.8 11 .455 1.000 .609 35.0 36.4 20.0 .251 .435 .291 57.1
2022 N/A 25.0 1 5 0.3 1 1.000 1.000 .900 0.0 0.0 -- .120 .179 .112 0.0
2021 4-Seamer -0.1 -1 730 37.5 163 .296 .437 .362 13.8 14.7 11.5 .244 .386 .316 39.2
2021 Slider -1.5 -6 379 19.5 108 .181 .229 .200 32.1 29.6 24.2 .196 .225 .188 12.0
2021 Sinker -1.4 -5 328 16.8 79 .275 .304 .314 4.2 7.6 7.6 .261 .313 .307 34.9
2021 Changeup -1.1 -2 187 9.6 56 .264 .302 .263 22.8 14.3 12.3 .225 .326 .249 32.6
2021 Curveball -1.6 -3 165 8.5 54 .204 .296 .230 19.2 24.1 18.8 .210 .332 .244 29.3
2021 Cutter 4.3 6 135 6.9 33 .433 .733 .517 15.9 3.0 3.0 .334 .584 .418 37.9
2021 Splitter 0.4 0 12 0.6 2 .000 .000 .450 25.0 0.0 0.0 .278 .325 .270 50.0
2021 N/A -20.6 -1 7 0.4 3 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 -- .125 .319 .184 33.3
2020 4-Seamer 0.5 1 250 32.1 56 .240 .460 .338 22.0 16.1 11.1 .231 .444 .327 51.2
2020 Sinker -1.3 -2 180 23.1 35 .323 .452 .379 21.4 14.3 13.9 .194 .265 .255 26.9
2020 Slider -0.5 -1 135 17.3 37 .265 .294 .318 22.9 24.3 17.0 .243 .310 .279 36.0
2020 Curveball 4.9 4 79 10.1 23 .348 .609 .448 32.4 43.5 41.7 .234 .429 .281 38.5
2020 Changeup 0.0 0 66 8.5 17 .333 .800 .497 13.9 11.8 8.3 .233 .410 .320 61.5
2020 Cutter -0.9 0 52 6.7 15 .267 .333 .263 26.9 33.3 35.7 .232 .302 .230 20.0
2020 Splitter 3.2 1 17 2.2 6 .200 .200 .267 33.3 50.0 33.3 .066 .067 .167 0.0
2019 4-Seamer -0.7 -5 747 37.1 171 .261 .490 .360 22.9 24.6 20.1 .242 .478 .328 52.2
2019 Slider 2.4 10 406 20.2 112 .295 .448 .340 25.2 24.1 18.5 .242 .403 .289 27.2
2019 Sinker -0.9 -3 325 16.1 95 .299 .437 .343 8.9 9.5 12.2 .300 .466 .353 40.5
2019 Curveball 2.5 4 160 7.9 32 .226 .548 .331 27.5 25.0 17.4 .184 .360 .241 34.8
2019 Changeup -1.9 -3 159 7.9 53 .235 .314 .258 14.0 13.2 10.6 .205 .268 .223 29.5
2019 Cutter 1.8 3 157 7.8 38 .286 .657 .396 25.0 13.2 11.9 .332 .696 .435 48.4
2019 Splitter -0.9 0 23 1.1 5 .200 .800 .400 15.4 20.0 7.7 .120 .253 .162 25.0
2019 N/A 36.1 1 2 0.1 1 1.000 1.000 .900 0.0 0.0 -- .860 1.075 .823 100.0
2019 Knuckleball 6.4 0 2 0.1 1 1.000 1.000 .900 0.0 0.0 -- .200 .323 .218 0.0
2018 4-Seamer -1.7 -6 345 34.0 84 .221 .338 .279 10.4 14.3 11.4 .294 .428 .343 41.5
2018 Sinker -2.6 -6 233 23.0 55 .163 .204 .236 2.1 3.6 3.9 .229 .302 .285 23.4
2018 Slider -4.2 -9 208 20.5 62 .150 .167 .150 25.4 21.0 18.3 .203 .249 .208 25.0
2018 Curveball 0.5 0 79 7.8 24 .333 .417 .329 8.8 16.7 13.3 .300 .382 .298 20.0
2018 Changeup 1.4 1 69 6.8 17 .333 .467 .388 9.4 0.0 0.0 .320 .399 .360 6.7
2018 Cutter -1.5 -1 62 6.1 18 .222 .389 .261 31.4 38.9 46.7 .161 .318 .199 45.5
2018 Splitter 1.7 0 15 1.5 7 .000 .000 .129 33.3 42.9 42.9 .089 .173 .116 25.0
2017 4-Seamer 0.6 3 495 36.5 104 .344 .490 .388 18.8 22.1 17.4 .245 .369 .294 30.1
2017 Sinker -1.7 -5 326 24.0 80 .288 .397 .345 5.1 5.0 5.1 .331 .465 .372 23.2
2017 Slider 0.9 2 222 16.4 69 .294 .382 .316 29.9 26.1 22.8 .260 .322 .268 20.0
2017 Curveball 1.2 1 122 9.0 38 .229 .400 .301 21.7 18.4 17.1 .251 .436 .321 10.7
2017 Changeup -3.7 -3 81 6.0 25 .208 .250 .230 9.8 20.0 16.7 .189 .229 .175 10.0
2017 Cutter -0.6 -1 78 5.7 20 .250 .250 .225 13.3 20.0 16.7 .222 .263 .213 25.0
2017 Splitter 6.6 2 24 1.8 7 .333 .667 .457 35.7 28.6 20.0 .133 .153 .205 25.0
! 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 -14
2017 352 1,378 -5 -10 9 5 0
2018 305 1,167 -14 -17 4 4 -23
2019 508 1,979 -3 -11 13 6 6
2020 189 779 -5 0 5 3 2
2021 532 2,062 -25 -14 21 8 -10
2022 445 1,697 -7 -7 12 7 4
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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 51.0 61.9 88.6 31.7 74.1 42.4 17.4 47.1 16.2 8.6 64.1
2017 1,357 51.1 59.6 84.7 28.6 76.2 44.1 17.1 44.4 17.7 7.7 71.2
2018 1,014 51.8 67.0 93.2 29.3 67.1 45.2 27.6 48.9 14.1 8.4 81.2
2019 2,013 48.7 68.2 85.1 32.5 67.7 41.7 29.1 49.9 20.5 6.5 71.3
2020 779 48.4 65.0 80.8 31.3 69.8 42.0 24.3 47.6 22.9 6.0 70.2
2021 1,947 49.0 64.9 87.4 29.8 72.0 39.9 31.3 47.0 17.6 8.0 76.8
2022 1,632 50.0 66.5 88.2 31.9 71.5 42.9 29.1 49.2 17.2 7.0 73.7
Player 9,489 49.8 65.1 86.9 30.8 71.0 42.3 26.4 47.9 18.1 7.4 73.4
MLB 48.5 66.9 82.0 28.4 58.3 42.6 29.5 47.1 24.7 7.2 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
2016 57 41
2017 11 49 13 11 20 7 13 9 46 5 60 8 80 42 29
2018 42 21
2019 28 36 49 51 14 39 31 55 53 56 65 23 75 27 25
2020 11 18 18 24 13 23 21 42 57 52 47 42 68 29 13
2021 4 21 8 9 5 8 6 8 67 9 75 19 89 33 19
2022 31 74 35 19 35 23 25 31 56 29 82 14 89 29 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 %
2016 22.7 1 1.7 -1 2 1 1 100.0
2017 25.1 5 5.0 0 4 2 3 60.0
2018 23.8 4 4.8 -1 4 5 1 25.0
2019 24.2 23 22.6 0 10 18 11 47.8
2020 25.8 7 4.9 2 4 2 3 42.9
2021 24.7 7 8.5 -2 4 7 4 57.1
2022 24.4 9 10.2 -1 6 10 2 22.2
Player 24.5 56 57.7 -2 34 45 25 44.6

Expected Home Runs by Park

Year HR
2016 1 1 4 1 2 2 2 1 2 1 2 1 1 2 2 2 2 1 2 2 3 1 1 1 2 2 2 2 1 1 2
2017 5 5 7 5 5 6 6 4 5 4 5 4 5 3 4 6 3 6 3 5 7 4 4 6 6 4 5 5 5 6 6
2018 4 6 7 3 5 6 5 6 5 3 5 5 2 4 6 6 5 5 4 4 5 4 4 4 5 6 6 3 5 2 8
2019 23 27 28 20 21 23 23 28 28 19 24 21 16 22 17 27 18 26 14 22 28 21 20 20 20 25 25 20 26 20 30
2020 7 4 6 5 5 5 0 5 5 8 4 5 4 5 4 5 5 5 5 5 4 4 5 6 5 5 5 4 7 3 5
2021 7 9 11 7 10 10 7 10 10 9 7 9 5 8 8 10 12 9 8 8 10 6 7 8 8 10 9 6 9 4 11
2022 9 12 12 10 11 11 10 7 10 9 7 8 8 6 10 11 12 11 10 9 13 10 9 11 10 12 12 9 14 7 14
Player 56 64 75 51 59 63 53 61 65 53 54 53 41 50 51 67 57 63 46 55 70 50 50 56 56 64 64 49 67 43 76
! 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 +/-  
Exit Velocity 87.1 85.2 -1.9 87.4 2.2 89.4 2 88.4 -1 86.3 -2.1 87.9 1.6
Launch Angle 1.4 8 6.6 13 5 13.3 0.3 14.4 1.1 13.6 -0.8 10.7 -2.9