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
2022 110 99 9 26 2 15 0 .263 .318 .364 .682
8 Seasons 2317 2134 251 553 48 239 27 .259 .309 .382 .691
AVG HR RBI SB OPS
2022 .263 2 15 0 .682
8 Seasons .259 48 239 27 .691

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 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 13.2 37.5 .250 .440 .331 .312 .366 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 86.3 109.7 13.6 33.0 .235 .337 .289 .276 .298 31.1 16.9 6.6
2022 31 420 80 7 8.8 6.4 89.4 106.7 13.0 41.3 .280 .452 .304 .344 .395 41.3 19.1 6.4
Player 8277 1581 59 3.7 2.8 87.4 109.7 11.5 34.2 .244 .372 .301 .290 .328 33.0 18.6 6.1
MLB 6.7 4.6 88.4 169.8 12.0 32.9 .246 .409 .317 .316 .370 35.6 22.0 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 32.3 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 41.3 25.0 30.0 3.8 30.0 42.5 27.5 0.0 30.0 26.3 32.5 2.5 8.8 6.4
Player 44.0 23.8 26.0 6.2 29.9 39.4 30.7 3.3 34.7 25.6 25.9 5.7 3.7 2.8
MLB 45.0 22.8 25.1 7.1 36.6 37.8 25.4 3.8 33.2 24.4 24.5 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 2.9 5 163 38.8 44 .342 .500 .431 19.4 18.2 18.6 .287 .519 .387 66.7
2022 Slider -0.4 0 103 24.5 22 .211 .263 .211 11.1 18.2 12.9 .242 .369 .299 23.5
2022 Sinker -5.4 -3 63 15.0 16 .067 .067 .100 17.4 25.0 25.0 .194 .358 .259 36.4
2022 Curveball 1.7 1 38 9.0 10 .300 .300 .270 20.0 10.0 6.3 .399 .439 .364 22.2
2022 Changeup -4.3 -1 20 4.8 5 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 .237 .275 .220 0.0
2022 Cutter 2.0 0 19 4.5 7 .333 .333 .357 20.0 14.3 16.7 .365 .412 .389 0.0
2022 Splitter 5.1 1 14 3.3 6 .500 1.000 .633 50.0 50.0 30.0 .331 .740 .443 100.0
2021 4-Seamer -0.2 -1 734 37.7 163 .289 .430 .356 13.8 14.7 11.5 .244 .386 .316 39.2
2021 Slider -1.9 -7 377 19.4 105 .175 .223 .190 31.9 29.5 23.8 .195 .223 .183 12.2
2021 Sinker -1.3 -4 324 16.6 79 .290 .319 .325 4.2 7.6 7.5 .261 .313 .307 34.9
2021 Changeup -1.1 -2 188 9.7 56 .264 .302 .263 23.7 14.3 12.3 .225 .326 .249 32.6
2021 Curveball -0.6 -1 171 8.8 57 .214 .304 .246 20.0 24.6 19.7 .212 .330 .252 28.6
2021 Cutter 4.4 6 133 6.8 33 .433 .733 .517 15.9 3.0 3.0 .334 .584 .418 37.9
2021 Splitter 0.9 0 11 0.6 2 .000 .000 .450 0.0 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 -0.8 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 -0.8 -6 740 36.8 171 .261 .490 .360 23.2 24.6 20.4 .242 .478 .328 52.2
2019 Slider 2.4 10 403 20.0 112 .295 .448 .340 25.2 24.1 18.5 .242 .403 .289 27.2
2019 Sinker -0.9 -3 332 16.5 95 .299 .437 .343 8.7 9.5 11.7 .300 .466 .353 40.5
2019 Curveball 2.5 4 163 8.1 32 .226 .548 .331 27.5 25.0 17.4 .184 .360 .241 34.8
2019 Changeup -1.9 -3 160 7.9 53 .235 .314 .258 13.8 13.2 10.4 .205 .268 .223 29.5
2019 Cutter 1.8 3 157 7.8 38 .286 .657 .409 25.0 13.2 11.9 .325 .678 .425 48.4
2019 Splitter -0.9 0 22 1.1 5 .200 .800 .400 16.7 20.0 8.3 .120 .253 .162 25.0
2019 Knuckleball 6.4 0 2 0.1 1 1.000 1.000 .900 0.0 0.0 -- .200 .323 .218 0.0
2019 N/A 36.0 1 2 0.1 1 1.000 1.000 .900 0.0 0.0 -- .860 1.075 .823 100.0
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 14 6 6
2020 189 779 -5 0 5 3 2
2021 532 2,062 -25 -14 21 8 -10
2022 110 420 -3 -1 3 3 2
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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 51.2 59.5 84.7 28.7 76.2 44.2 17.1 44.4 17.7 7.7 71.2
2018 1,014 51.8 67.0 93.2 29.3 67.1 45.3 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 49.2 64.9 87.5 29.7 71.8 40.0 31.3 47.0 17.6 8.0 76.8
2022 420 51.0 68.7 88.4 30.6 66.7 42.9 31.8 50.0 18.1 7.6 87.5
Player 8,277 49.9 65.0 86.7 30.6 70.6 42.3 26.2 47.7 18.3 7.5 74.0
MLB 48.5 66.8 82.0 28.3 58.4 42.6 29.3 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% Speed OAA
2016 41
2017 11 48 13 11 20 7 13 9 5 60 8 80 29
2018 21
2019 27 36 47 49 14 39 31 55 56 65 23 75 25
2020 11 18 18 24 13 23 21 42 52 47 42 68 13
2021 4 21 8 9 5 8 6 8 9 75 19 89 19
2022 60 75 55 48 62 38 58 55 57 64 28 84 16
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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 24.1 2 3.0 -1 3 4 0 0.0

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 8 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 2 6 4 2 3 2 3 0 3 2 2 2 2 2 3 4 5 3 3 3 4 2 3 3 2 4 3 3 4 2 6
! 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 89.4 3.1
Launch Angle 1.4 8 6.6 13 5 13.2 0.2 14.4 1.2 13.6 -0.8 13 -0.6
Barrel % 1.5 2.7 1.2 1.9 -0.8 5.9 4 4.6 -1.3 2.6 -2 8.8 6.2
Hard Hit % 33.1 22.2 -10.9 29 6.8 40.1 11.1 40 -0.1 31.1 -8.9 41.3 10.2
Sweet Spot % 27.1 34.5 7.4 32.7 -1.8 37.5 4.8 33.1 -4.4 33 -0.1 41.3 8.3
xBA 0.222 0.259 0.037 0.246 -0.013 0.25 0.004 0.222 -0.028 0.235 0.013 0.28 0.045
BA 0.227 0.29 0.063 0.207 -0.083 0.276 0.069 0.283 0.007 0.258 -0.025 0.263 0.005
xwOBA 0.256 0.291 0.035 0.281 -0.01 0.312 0.031 0.285 -0.027 0.276 -0.009 0.344 0.068
wOBA 0.257 0.318 0.061 0.24 -0.078 0.331 0.091 0.346 0.015 0.289 -0.057 0.304 0.015
xSLG 0.309 0.365 0.056 0.339 -0.026 0.44 0.101 0.358 -0.082 0.337 -0.021 0.452 0.115
SLG 0.308 0.404 0.096 0.283 -0.121 0.477 0.194 0.457 -0.02 0.352 -0.105 0.364 0.012
K% 21.2 18.6 -2.6 15.2 -3.4 19.4 4.2 22.8 3.4 16.9 -5.9 19.1 2.2
BB% 5.4 4.9 -0.5 4.8 -0.1 6.3 1.5 8.5 2.2 6.6 -1.9 6.4 -0.2
Swing % 47.1 44.4 -2.7 48.9 4.5 49.9 1 47.6 -2.3 47 -0.6 50 3
Whiff% 16.2 17.7 1.5 14.1 -3.6 20.5 6.4 22.9 2.4 17.6 -5.3 18.1 0.5
In Zone % 51 51.2 0.2 51.8 0.6 48.7 -3.1 48.4 -0.3 49.2 0.8 51 1.8
Out of Zone % 49 48.8 -0.2 48.2 -0.6 51.3 3.1 51.6 0.3 50.8 -0.8 49 -1.8
Out of Zone Swing % 31.7 28.7 -3 29.3 0.6 32.5 3.2 31.3 -1.2 29.7 -1.6 30.6 0.9
First Pitch Swing % 17.4 17.1 -0.3 27.6 10.5 29.1 1.5 24.3 -4.8 31.3 7 31.8 0.5
First Pitch Strike % 57.1 58.8 1.7 63.4 4.6 64.4 1 59.3 -5.1 63.9 4.6 63.6 -0.3
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Statcast Shift Statistics

SeasonBat SidePAShifts%wOBA - No ShiftwOBA - Shift
2016 R 179 1 0.6 .255 .691
2017 R 345 1 0.3 .317 .693
2018 R 268 0 0.0 .240
2019 R 508 1 0.2 .331 .000
2020 R 188 0 0.0 .344
2021 R 493 19 3.9 .295 .194
2022 R 110 3 2.7 .304 .297

Pitch Tempo

Bases EmptyRunners On Base
SeasonTeamPitchesTempoFast %Slow %PitchesTempoFast %Slow %
2014 245 20.1 9.0% 6.5% 162 25.7 0.6% 21.0%
2016 219 18.3 23.7% 5.9% 128 24.6 7.0% 25.0%
2017 401 20.1 4.7% 6.0% 282 24.6 0.0% 16.3%
2018 263 20.3 5.3% 5.7% 191 26.2 0.5% 24.6%
2019 517 22.1 2.3% 11.8% 364 27.0 0.5% 31.9%
2020 196 21.5 2.0% 6.6% 167 26.9 0.0% 32.3%
2021 561 23.1 2.0% 11.2% 353 27.9 0.6% 36.8%
2022 113 24.6 0.0% 22.1% 68 26.2 0.0% 25.0%

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