Christian Vázquez
C | Bats/Throws: R/R | 5' 9" 205LBS | Age: 33
Draft: 2008 | Rd: 9, #292, Boston Red Sox | Puerto Rico BB Academy HS
PA AB R H HR SB AVG OBP SLG OPS
2022 426 398 41 109 9 1 .274 .315 .399 .714
2023 355 327 34 73 6 1 .223 .280 .318 .598
2024 136 127 9 24 2 2 .189 .209 .276 .485
10 Seasons 3,124 2,887 326 733 63 31 .254 .302 .373 .675
AVG HR SB OPS
2022 .274 9 1 .714
2023 .223 6 1 .598
2024 .189 2 2 .485
10 Seasons .254 63 31 .675
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%
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 13.6 38.5 .251 .442 .331 .313 .366 40.3 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
2023 32 1324 247 8 3.2 2.3 86.7 106.6 10.0 36.0 .226 .323 .264 .268 .314 32.8 23.1 7.0
2024 33 467 97 4 4.1 3.1 90.4 108.8 16.4 40.2 .226 .346 .201 .259 .322 36.1 22.9 2.3
Player 11280 2177 81 3.7 2.8 87.5 109.7 11.4 34.9 .243 .363 .294 .286 .325 33.4 19.0 5.9
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
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 32.6 26.9 21.7 9.3 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
2023 42.9 23.5 27.9 5.7 30.8 41.7 27.5 4.5 32.8 26.7 24.3 7.7 3.2 2.3
2024 38.1 32.0 24.7 5.2 33.0 37.1 29.9 3.1 26.8 29.9 28.9 7.2 4.1 3.1
Player 43.9 23.9 26.0 6.2 29.9 40.1 29.9 3.2 34.7 25.7 26.1 5.9 3.7 2.8
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 -2.8 -4 131 28.1 40 .143 .200 .197 25.3 35.0 32.6 .148 .259 .204 25.0
2024 Slider -2.1 -2 113 24.2 36 .143 .229 .250 32.4 13.9 16.1 .230 .375 .270 36.7
2024 Sinker -2.5 -2 73 15.6 19 .294 .353 .292 12.1 15.8 27.3 .259 .303 .281 26.7
2024 Curveball -0.4 0 48 10.3 10 .200 .200 .180 33.3 30.0 23.1 .378 .547 .390 71.4
2024 Changeup -5.0 -2 38 8.1 11 .200 .200 .164 14.3 9.1 11.1 .232 .332 .224 30.0
2024 Cutter -3.4 -1 34 7.3 8 .250 .250 .225 11.1 12.5 8.3 .337 .456 .334 57.1
2024 Sweeper -5.2 -1 16 3.4 3 .000 .000 .000 50.0 66.7 40.0 .004 .006 .003 0.0
2024 Split-Finger -7.5 -1 9 1.9 3 .000 .000 .000 28.6 33.3 16.7 .165 .175 .149 50.0
2024 Slurve 21.0 1 5 1.1 1 1.000 4.000 2.000 0.0 0.0 0.0 .617 1.947 1.060 100.0
2023 4-Seam Fastball 0.6 2 384 29.0 108 .274 .505 .372 31.0 26.9 25.2 .224 .363 .300 38.8
2023 Sinker -0.9 -3 288 21.8 72 .284 .358 .319 15.2 13.9 20.4 .296 .411 .334 33.3
2023 Slider -1.9 -5 259 19.6 67 .175 .206 .200 36.1 31.3 27.3 .149 .186 .178 33.3
2023 Cutter -1.8 -2 102 7.7 23 .273 .364 .296 18.9 21.7 22.7 .293 .508 .355 41.2
2023 Curveball -5.2 -5 99 7.5 24 .000 .000 .058 20.0 12.5 15.0 .181 .260 .229 31.6
2023 Changeup -5.5 -5 88 6.6 28 .071 .071 .064 26.1 21.4 20.7 .193 .218 .178 18.2
2023 Sweeper -1.5 -1 82 6.2 27 .296 .296 .267 30.0 29.6 25.0 .258 .305 .244 15.8
2023 Split-Finger -1.4 0 13 1.0 3 .000 .000 .233 28.6 0.0 0.0 .313 .350 .425 50.0
2023 Slurve -6.2 0 3 0.2 1 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 .043 .043 .041 0.0
2022 4-Seam Fastball 0.3 2 537 32.9 129 .302 .466 .369 18.4 20.9 16.8 .267 .452 .346 56.7
2022 Slider -0.9 -3 322 19.7 75 .208 .278 .213 18.6 13.3 9.7 .224 .291 .235 26.6
2022 Sinker -0.9 -2 270 16.5 74 .232 .348 .285 8.3 10.8 11.6 .285 .404 .325 41.0
2022 Curveball 0.8 1 148 9.1 39 .243 .351 .279 22.8 20.5 13.8 .275 .335 .290 13.8
2022 Cutter 2.6 4 145 8.9 49 .362 .468 .377 14.6 8.2 13.8 .273 .350 .289 30.2
2022 Changeup -0.3 0 114 7.0 34 .250 .313 .274 13.8 11.8 7.8 .281 .337 .297 17.9
2022 Sweeper 1.9 1 58 3.6 13 .250 .333 .288 26.1 23.1 15.0 .227 .298 .268 22.2
2022 Split-Finger 2.0 1 33 2.0 12 .417 .917 .558 36.4 41.7 22.7 .230 .399 .267 57.1
2021 4-Seam Fastball -0.3 -2 738 37.9 163 .289 .430 .356 13.7 15.3 11.8 .237 .378 .311 39.5
2021 Slider -2.2 -8 346 17.8 92 .178 .211 .190 31.6 28.3 22.0 .207 .235 .193 10.6
2021 Sinker -1.0 -3 320 16.4 79 .290 .319 .325 4.3 6.3 6.6 .274 .329 .319 34.4
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 -0.9 -1 157 8.1 53 .212 .308 .247 18.1 20.8 17.5 .218 .344 .262 29.3
2021 Cutter 3.8 5 142 7.3 35 .406 .688 .487 17.2 8.6 8.3 .313 .547 .394 37.9
2021 Sweeper 1.7 0 24 1.2 12 .167 .250 .179 33.3 41.7 41.7 .116 .130 .107 14.3
2021 Split-Finger 0.4 0 12 0.6 2 .000 .000 .450 25.0 0.0 0.0 .278 .325 .270 50.0
2021 Slurve 6.9 1 10 0.5 3 .333 .667 .417 50.0 33.3 20.0 .200 .287 .209 50.0
2020 4-Seam Fastball 0.3 1 256 32.9 58 .231 .442 .327 21.4 15.5 10.7 .227 .436 .320 48.8
2020 Sinker -1.1 -2 174 22.3 33 .345 .483 .402 22.4 15.2 15.2 .199 .267 .262 29.2
2020 Slider -0.3 0 131 16.8 36 .273 .303 .327 23.5 25.0 17.0 .250 .318 .286 37.5
2020 Curveball 4.6 4 77 9.9 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 Split-Finger 3.2 1 17 2.2 6 .200 .200 .267 33.3 50.0 33.3 .066 .067 .167 0.0
2020 Sweeper 0.9 0 6 0.8 1 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 -- .027 .045 .033 0.0
2019 4-Seam Fastball -0.7 -6 767 38.1 174 .263 .506 .360 22.5 24.7 20.1 .244 .490 .332 53.0
2019 Slider 3.1 12 377 18.7 106 .323 .485 .368 23.5 22.6 17.8 .248 .419 .299 29.5
2019 Sinker -1.1 -3 321 15.9 98 .289 .422 .342 9.1 10.2 13.9 .285 .431 .333 39.5
2019 Changeup -1.9 -3 159 7.9 53 .235 .314 .258 14.0 13.2 10.6 .205 .268 .223 29.5
2019 Curveball 3.6 6 158 7.8 33 .250 .563 .348 26.6 24.2 18.2 .208 .380 .259 33.3
2019 Cutter 2.0 3 157 7.8 37 .294 .676 .407 25.0 10.8 9.5 .342 .717 .447 48.4
2019 Sweeper -7.4 -2 30 1.5 7 .000 .000 .000 33.3 42.9 37.5 .158 .217 .159 0.0
2019 Split-Finger -1.5 0 23 1.1 6 .200 .800 .333 14.3 16.7 7.1 .120 .253 .218 40.0
2019 Slurve -5.5 -1 14 0.7 2 .000 .000 .000 36.4 50.0 14.3 .082 .082 .074 0.0
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-Seam Fastball -1.5 -5 350 34.5 85 .231 .346 .286 10.3 14.1 11.4 .296 .430 .344 40.9
2018 Sinker -2.9 -7 228 22.5 54 .146 .188 .224 2.2 3.7 3.9 .224 .296 .282 23.9
2018 Slider -4.5 -9 203 20.0 61 .150 .167 .141 25.0 21.3 19.1 .203 .249 .199 25.0
2018 Curveball 1.0 1 78 7.7 23 .348 .435 .343 9.1 17.4 13.3 .305 .382 .300 21.1
2018 Changeup 1.4 1 68 6.7 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 Split-Finger 1.7 0 16 1.6 7 .000 .000 .129 33.3 42.9 37.5 .089 .173 .116 25.0
2018 Sweeper 0.7 0 6 0.6 2 .000 .000 .350 33.3 0.0 0.0 .187 .384 .474 0.0
2017 4-Seam Fastball 0.7 3 492 36.3 104 .344 .490 .388 18.5 22.1 17.3 .245 .369 .294 30.1
2017 Sinker -1.7 -6 329 24.2 80 .288 .397 .345 5.7 5.0 5.1 .331 .465 .372 23.2
2017 Slider 0.6 1 211 15.5 66 .262 .354 .289 31.5 27.3 24.3 .249 .311 .260 21.3
2017 Curveball 1.3 2 119 8.8 37 .235 .412 .309 18.2 16.2 15.0 .259 .449 .330 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 -0.7 -1 78 5.7 20 .250 .250 .225 13.3 20.0 16.7 .222 .263 .213 25.0
2017 Split-Finger 6.6 2 24 1.8 7 .333 .667 .457 35.7 28.6 20.0 .133 .153 .205 25.0
2017 Sweeper 2.5 0 8 0.6 3 .667 .667 .600 25.0 33.3 33.3 .315 .349 .283 0.0
2017 Slurve 5.7 0 6 0.4 1 1.000 1.000 .900 25.0 0.0 0.0 .533 .585 .480 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 200 803 -1 -7 4 3 -1
2016 183 743 -5 -13 2 2 -14
2017 352 1,378 -5 -10 9 5 0
2018 305 1,167 -14 -17 4 4 -23
2019 518 2,010 -2 -12 14 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
2023 354 1,324 -9 -18 4 4 -18
2024 131 467 -3 -9 -1 2 -12
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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 42.7 17.4 47.1 16.2 8.6 64.1
2017 1,357 51.1 59.6 84.7 28.6 76.2 44.2 17.1 44.4 17.7 7.6 71.8
2018 1,014 51.8 67.0 93.2 29.3 67.1 45.1 27.6 48.9 14.1 8.4 81.2
2019 2,013 48.7 68.1 85.2 32.6 68.2 42.0 29.1 49.9 20.5 6.5 71.5
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 50.1 66.5 88.2 31.9 71.5 42.8 29.1 49.2 17.2 7.0 73.7
2023 1,324 48.6 65.3 78.8 33.0 63.1 44.1 33.3 48.7 26.2 7.5 73.7
2024 467 50.7 69.6 83.6 39.6 60.4 44.3 34.4 54.8 24.6 6.4 86.7
Player 11,280 49.7 65.3 85.8 31.5 69.5 42.7 27.6 48.3 19.4 7.3 74.0
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
2016 57 40
2017 12 49 13 11 20 7 13 9 46 5 60 8 80 41 28
2018 42 21
2019 29 39 49 51 15 39 31 55 53 56 65 23 75 26 25
2020 11 17 18 24 13 24 22 42 57 52 47 42 68 29 12
2021 4 22 8 9 6 8 6 8 67 9 75 19 89 34 19
2022 31 74 36 19 36 23 25 31 56 29 82 14 89 29 13
2023 2 14 4 7 6 3 7 11 25 14 41 33 43 23 7
2024 51 7
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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 1.5 -1 0 1 1 100.0
2017 25.1 5 5.1 0 4 2 3 60.0
2018 23.8 4 5.1 -1 5 5 1 25.0
2019 24.2 23 21.2 2 16 13 12 52.2
2020 25.8 7 5.1 2 4 2 3 42.9
2021 24.7 7 8.2 -1 7 5 4 57.1
2022 24.4 9 10.3 -1 5 11 2 22.2
2023 22.8 6 6.0 0 6 6 1 16.7
2024 22.1 2 2.5 -1 1 3 0 0.0
Player 24.3 64 65.0 -1 48 48 27 42.2

Expected Home Runs by Park

Year HR
2016 1 1 1 2 2 2 2 1 2 1 2 2 1 1 2 1 1 1 1 2 1 1 2 2 1 2 2 2 1 2 2
2017 5 4 4 5 5 6 6 3 3 5 4 8 6 5 5 6 5 4 5 4 5 5 6 5 6 5 5 7 6 6 3
2018 4 6 3 7 6 5 6 4 4 2 5 8 7 4 5 6 4 5 4 6 5 5 10 5 3 2 5 5 7 5 4
2019 23 25 18 24 25 21 24 18 21 13 17 28 25 21 20 21 20 17 19 25 22 25 26 25 19 18 16 26 24 21 12
2020 7 6 8 5 5 5 5 5 5 4 5 6 4 5 5 5 5 5 6 5 5 7 5 5 3 4 5 4 5 5 5
2021 7 10 8 8 8 8 9 8 7 5 8 12 9 7 8 10 6 7 8 9 8 8 12 8 4 6 12 10 8 8 7
2022 9 8 9 7 11 10 12 8 6 8 9 13 12 10 11 11 10 9 11 13 10 14 14 12 7 9 11 14 12 10 8
2023 6 3 7 5 6 6 8 6 7 4 5 10 3 5 7 7 5 5 7 8 5 6 8 6 2 4 7 6 7 7 7
2024 2 0 2 2 3 3 3 3 3 1 3 3 1 3 3 3 1 2 3 3 3 3 3 3 1 3 3 3 3 3 3
Player 64 63 60 65 71 66 75 56 58 43 58 90 68 61 66 70 57 55 64 75 64 74 86 71 46 53 66 77 73 67 51
! 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 2016 2017 +/-   2018 +/-   2019 +/-   2020 +/-   2021 +/-   2022 +/-   2023 +/-   2024 +/-  
Exit Velocity 87.1 85.2 -1.9 87.4 2.2 89.4 2.0 88.4 -1.0 86.3 -2.1 87.9 1.6 86.7 -1.2 90.4 3.7
Launch Angle 1.4 8.0 6.6 13.0 5.0 13.6 0.6 14.4 0.8 13.6 -0.8 10.7 -2.9 10.0 -0.7 16.4 6.4
Barrel % 1.5 2.7 1.2 1.9 -0.8 5.9 4.0 4.6 -1.3 2.6 -2.0 5.1 2.5 3.2 -1.9 4.1 0.9
Hard Hit % 33.1 22.2 -10.9 29.0 6.8 40.3 11.3 40.0 -0.3 31.1 -8.9 36.4 5.3 32.8 -3.6 36.1 3.3
LA Sweet-Spot % 27.1 34.5 7.4 32.7 -1.8 38.5 5.8 33.1 -5.4 33.0 -0.1 36.1 3.1 36.0 -0.1 40.2 4.2
xBA .222 .259 0.037 .246 -0.013 .251 0.005 .222 -0.029 .235 0.013 .262 0.027 .226 -0.036 .226 0.000
BA .227 .290 0.063 .207 -0.083 .276 0.069 .283 0.007 .258 -0.025 .274 0.016 .223 -0.051 .180 -0.043
xwOBA .256 .291 0.035 .281 -0.010 .313 0.032 .285 -0.028 .276 -0.009 .301 0.025 .268 -0.033 .259 -0.009
wOBA .257 .318 0.061 .240 -0.078 .331 0.091 .346 0.015 .289 -0.057 .312 0.023 .264 -0.048 .201 -0.063
xSLG .309 .365 0.056 .339 -0.026 .442 0.103 .358 -0.084 .337 -0.021 .375 0.038 .323 -0.052 .346 0.023
SLG .308 .404 0.096 .283 -0.121 .477 0.194 .457 -0.020 .352 -0.105 .399 0.047 .318 -0.081 .254 -0.064
K% 21.2 18.6 -2.6 15.2 -3.4 19.4 4.2 22.8 3.4 16.9 -5.9 16.2 -0.7 23.1 6.9 22.9 -0.2
BB% 5.4 4.9 -0.5 4.8 -0.1 6.3 1.5 8.5 2.2 6.6 -1.9 5.2 -1.4 7.0 1.8 2.3 -4.7
Swing % 47.1 44.4 -2.7 48.9 4.5 49.9 1.0 47.6 -2.3 47.0 -0.6 49.2 2.2 48.7 -0.5 54.8 6.1
Whiff% 16.2 17.7 1.5 14.1 -3.6 20.5 6.4