Christian Villanueva
3B | Bats/Throws: R/R | 5' 11" 210LBS | Age: 32
PA AB R H HR SB AVG OBP SLG OPS
2017 32 32 5 11 4 0 .344 .344 .750 1.094
2018 384 351 42 83 20 3 .236 .299 .450 .749
2 Seasons 416 383 47 94 24 3 .245 .303 .475 .778
AVG HR SB OPS
2017 .344 4 0 1.094
2018 .236 20 3 .749
2 Seasons .245 24 3 .778
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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%
2017 26 118 22 2 9.1 6.3 85.6 105.3 3.5 27.3 .209 .409 .450 .258 .376 27.3 31.3 0.0
2018 27 1576 248 24 9.7 6.3 86.7 110.0 20.8 33.5 .222 .399 .323 .300 .377 31.3 27.1 6.0
Player 1694 270 26 9.6 6.3 86.6 110.0 19.4 33.0 .221 .400 .332 .297 .377 30.9 27.4 5.5
MLB 6.9 4.7 88.4 122.4 12.2 33.1 .245 .405 .316 .315 .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
2017 50.0 22.7 18.2 9.1 54.5 22.7 22.7 4.5 45.5 27.3 13.6 0.0 9.1 6.3
2018 33.1 29.4 22.6 14.9 48.8 31.5 19.4 3.2 26.6 31.5 22.2 3.6 9.7 6.3
Player 34.4 28.9 22.2 14.4 49.3 30.7 19.6 3.3 28.1 31.1 21.5 3.3 9.6 6.3
MLB 44.6 23.5 24.9 7.0 37.0 37.6 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 %
2018 4-Seamer 0.1 1 480 30.5 107 .223 .468 .340 27.3 26.2 16.6 .205 .450 .327 34.8
2018 Sinker 2.0 6 291 18.5 75 .368 .603 .443 19.5 12.0 12.7 .336 .544 .405 35.6
2018 Slider -1.2 -3 267 16.9 67 .153 .356 .286 38.5 35.8 22.6 .135 .257 .220 25.0
2018 Curveball -3.0 -7 216 13.7 60 .158 .246 .200 36.9 35.0 28.0 .200 .291 .237 30.6
2018 Cutter -0.8 -1 119 7.6 30 .233 .500 .307 26.1 26.7 22.2 .223 .380 .257 13.6
2018 Changeup 3.2 4 116 7.4 25 .375 .708 .468 34.3 28.0 13.5 .228 .442 .300 35.3
2018 Splitter 4.0 1 19 1.2 5 .400 .400 .360 36.4 40.0 18.2 .379 .423 .352 33.3
2018 Sweeper -15.8 -1 4 0.3 2 .000 .000 .000 100.0 100.0 100.0 -- -- .000 --
2018 Slurve 100.0 1 1 0.1 1 1.000 4.000 2.000 0.0 0.0 -- .500 1.692 .920 100.0
2017 4-Seamer 0.7 0 38 32.2 8 .250 .250 .338 33.3 50.0 44.4 .062 .067 .059 25.0
2017 Sinker -1.4 0 26 22.0 6 .333 .333 .300 0.0 16.7 20.0 .198 .217 .182 0.0
2017 Slider 2.0 0 18 15.3 6 .333 1.000 .542 45.5 50.0 37.5 .374 .822 .495 66.7
2017 Changeup 26.4 3 13 11.0 6 .667 2.167 1.150 27.3 0.0 0.0 .317 .878 .489 33.3
2017 Cutter 1.7 0 11 9.3 3 .333 .333 .300 50.0 33.3 50.0 .240 .291 .226 50.0
2017 Curveball 1.0 0 11 9.3 3 .000 .000 .300 0.0 33.3 16.7 .047 .058 .042 0.0
2017 Sweeper 4.3 0 1 0.8 -- -- -- -- -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
! Note: Years are in reverse order.
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Swing/Take

Runs
Year Team PA Pitches Heart Shadow Chase Waste All
2017 32 118 2 0 1 0 4
2018 372 1,513 2 -11 3 7 1
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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 %
2017 118 55.9 81.8 77.8 23.1 41.7 40.7 34.4 55.9 28.8 11.0 100.0
2018 1,576 49.0 75.2 77.6 34.1 53.6 40.8 33.6 54.2 29.5 7.1 79.4
Player 1,694 49.5 75.7 77.6 33.4 53.1 40.8 33.7 54.3 29.5 7.4 81.7
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
2017 44 43
2018 23 10 40 55 8 44 72 12 73 20 12 18 15 15 25 62
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Expected Home Runs

Year Team Avg HR Trot Actual HR xHR HR-xHR Doubters Mostly Gone No Doubters No Doubter %
2017 25.1 4 2.9 1 0 2 2 50.0
2018 24.1 20 19.4 1 6 13 10 50.0
Player 24.2 24 22.3 2 6 15 12 50.0

Expected Home Runs by Park

Year HR
2017 4 2 3 4 4 3 3 2 2 3 3 4 3 3 3 4 3 2 3 2 2 2 4 2 3 3 3 3 4 4 2
2018 20 25 15 17 19 19 23 15 18 15 20 26 18 18 20 18 16 20 20 23 19 20 25 20 15 16 18 21 21 22 19
Player 24 27 18 21 23 22 26 17 20 18 23 30 21 21 23 22 19 22 23 25 21 22 29 22 18 19 21 24 25 26 21
! 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 2017 2018 +/-  
Exit Velocity 85.6 86.7 1.1
Launch Angle 3.5 20.8 17.3
Barrel % 9.1 9.7 0.6
Hard Hit % 27.3 31.3 4.0
Sweet Spot % 27.3 33.5 6.2
xBA .209 .222 0.013
BA .344 .236 -0.108
xwOBA .259 .300 0.041
wOBA .450 .323 -0.127
xSLG .409 .399 -0.010
SLG .750 .450 -0.300
K% 31.3 27.1 -4.2
BB% 0.0 6.0 6.0
Swing % 55.9 54.2 -1.7
Whiff% 28.8 29.5 0.7
In Zone % 55.9 49.0 -6.9
Out of Zone % 44.1 51.0 6.9
Out of Zone Swing % 23.1 34.1 11.0
First Pitch Swing % 34.4 33.6 -0.8
First Pitch Strike % 56.3 59.6 3.3
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Statcast Fielder Positioning

wOBA
SeasonAlignment TypeBat SidePAShifts/Shades%No Shift/ShadeShift/Shade
2017 Shifts R 32 0 0.0 .450
2018 Shifts R 368 104 28.3 .343 .296
! 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

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