Christian Walker
1B | Bats/Throws: R/R | 6' 0" 208LBS | Age: 33
Draft: 2012 | Rd: 4, #132, Baltimore Orioles | South Carolina
PA AB R H HR SB AVG OBP SLG OPS
2022 667 583 84 141 36 2 .242 .327 .477 .804
2023 661 582 86 150 33 11 .258 .333 .497 .830
2024 323 283 46 73 17 2 .258 .334 .484 .818
10 Seasons 3,041 2,684 401 673 138 25 .251 .330 .464 .794
AVG HR SB OPS
2022 .242 36 2 .804
2023 .258 33 11 .830
2024 .258 17 2 .818
10 Seasons .251 138 25 .794
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%
2015 24 48 5 0 0.0 0.0 88.0 113.1 2.4 0.0 .201 .220 .245 .313 .339 60.0 33.3 25.0
2017 26 66 7 3 42.9 20.0 95.2 109.1 16.3 42.9 .283 .785 .489 .490 .745 42.9 33.3 6.7
2018 27 224 27 4 14.8 7.5 86.2 114.4 18.7 44.4 .184 .457 .264 .300 .485 29.6 41.5 5.7
2019 28 2413 375 49 13.1 8.1 91.1 112.4 14.8 34.1 .262 .516 .346 .364 .456 48.8 25.7 11.1
2020 29 962 171 11 6.4 4.5 90.4 110.4 11.5 34.5 .266 .454 .339 .339 .392 48.5 20.6 7.8
2021 30 1774 297 19 6.4 4.3 88.8 111.1 15.6 34.0 .249 .386 .304 .311 .369 41.1 23.8 8.5
2022 31 2543 459 53 11.5 7.9 90.0 112.6 17.0 33.3 .257 .484 .346 .359 .407 44.0 19.6 10.3
2023 32 2671 463 53 11.4 8.0 88.0 114.3 15.8 32.6 .251 .460 .351 .339 .380 40.4 19.2 9.4
2024 33 1365 204 35 17.2 10.8 91.5 113.9 16.0 38.7 .256 .502 .354 .373 .472 49.0 26.0 9.9
Player 12066 2008 227 11.3 7.5 89.7 114.4 15.5 34.2 .255 .470 .340 .348 .412 44.4 22.6 9.7
MLB 6.9 4.8 88.5 122.4 12.2 33.1 .245 .406 .316 .316 .369 36.4 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
2015 80.0 0.0 20.0 0.0 40.0 40.0 20.0 20.0 20.0 0.0 60.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2017 28.6 42.9 28.6 0.0 28.6 28.6 42.9 0.0 28.6 14.3 14.3 0.0 42.9 20.0
2018 37.0 22.2 25.9 14.8 33.3 29.6 37.0 3.7 29.6 33.3 14.8 3.7 14.8 7.5
2019 42.4 27.5 22.9 7.2 36.3 40.0 23.7 2.7 30.1 23.7 23.5 6.9 13.1 8.1
2020 42.7 22.8 28.1 6.4 40.4 34.5 25.1 4.7 28.1 24.0 25.7 10.5 6.4 4.5
2021 39.4 28.3 24.2 8.1 38.4 33.3 28.3 3.4 27.3 28.3 26.3 8.4 6.4 4.3
2022 39.2 30.9 21.4 8.5 38.8 37.0 24.2 3.7 26.4 29.4 22.0 6.5 11.5 7.9
2023 38.7 32.6 19.4 9.3 40.6 35.0 24.4 5.2 28.9 29.2 19.2 6.0 11.4 8.0
2024 36.3 32.4 23.5 7.8 41.7 35.8 22.5 3.9 25.0 26.5 20.1 7.4 17.2 10.8
Player 39.7 29.6 22.5 8.2 39.0 36.1 24.9 3.9 27.8 27.3 22.4 7.1 11.3 7.5
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 4.8
! 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 -0.2 -1 437 32.0 89 .222 .514 .365 33.3 32.6 20.0 .242 .531 .399 57.8
2024 Slider -1.0 -2 240 17.6 60 .224 .362 .267 35.3 33.3 26.7 .248 .462 .314 39.5
2024 Sinker 0.2 0 229 16.8 58 .271 .479 .385 11.5 12.1 11.3 .309 .561 .425 43.9
2024 Changeup 0.4 1 148 10.8 42 .231 .487 .313 25.6 26.2 18.0 .245 .568 .391 51.7
2024 Sweeper 3.6 3 92 6.7 24 .300 .600 .404 19.5 16.7 13.8 .203 .342 .301 52.9
2024 Curveball 6.5 6 87 6.4 25 .435 .696 .502 28.2 32.0 24.2 .267 .472 .344 53.3
2024 Cutter 0.8 1 82 6.0 16 .357 .571 .394 16.7 18.8 12.0 .336 .574 .503 58.3
2024 Split-Finger -3.3 -1 40 2.9 8 .125 .125 .113 34.6 25.0 10.0 .107 .113 .098 16.7
2024 Knuckleball 2.8 0 5 0.4 -- -- -- 0.0 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
2024 Slurve -0.2 0 2 0.1 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2023 4-Seam Fastball 1.0 7 786 29.4 168 .282 .592 .409 25.4 23.8 16.4 .236 .480 .354 43.3
2023 Sinker -0.1 -1 526 19.7 151 .326 .459 .385 10.9 8.6 10.2 .316 .484 .379 39.3
2023 Slider 0.6 3 468 17.5 109 .219 .490 .326 36.0 22.9 17.5 .225 .453 .314 40.0
2023 Changeup 0.3 1 261 9.8 82 .278 .468 .333 30.9 15.9 13.1 .270 .425 .311 39.4
2023 Curveball 0.7 1 206 7.7 45 .154 .538 .320 33.7 33.3 18.1 .198 .474 .327 56.0
2023 Cutter 1.3 3 189 7.1 48 .295 .682 .430 21.3 10.4 11.1 .289 .636 .410 43.6
2023 Sweeper -1.1 -2 165 6.2 38 .129 .258 .243 35.1 21.1 13.8 .151 .287 .273 20.8
2023 Split-Finger -5.1 -3 57 2.1 15 .000 .000 .047 41.7 46.7 23.3 .122 .134 .150 28.6
2023 Slurve -3.1 0 11 0.4 1 .000 .000 .000 25.0 0.0 0.0 .154 .175 .141 0.0
2023 Knuckleball -8.5 0 2 0.1 1 .000 .000 .000 0.0 100.0 100.0 -- -- .000 --
2022 4-Seam Fastball 0.9 7 740 29.1 189 .253 .568 .382 17.9 19.6 17.6 .250 .541 .382 44.5
2022 Slider 0.7 4 608 23.9 155 .190 .394 .319 33.6 25.8 21.9 .199 .369 .292 43.9
2022 Sinker 0.8 4 472 18.6 132 .292 .460 .370 11.5 9.1 11.5 .334 .587 .439 49.5
2022 Changeup -0.1 0 218 8.6 62 .236 .364 .308 32.4 17.7 18.3 .337 .478 .392 36.4
2022 Curveball 2.9 5 191 7.5 49 .267 .600 .393 29.4 18.4 13.4 .270 .509 .351 43.2
2022 Cutter -0.6 -1 159 6.3 44 .275 .475 .355 30.1 11.4 16.7 .217 .373 .292 37.1
2022 Sweeper 0.5 0 99 3.9 21 .158 .474 .300 48.6 52.4 36.7 .107 .374 .245 37.5
2022 Split-Finger 0.3 0 45 1.8 9 .125 .500 .300 23.5 44.4 25.0 .196 .599 .368 50.0
2022 Slurve -6.9 -1 8 0.3 2 .000 .000 .000 60.0 100.0 50.0 -- -- .000 --
2021 4-Seam Fastball -0.5 -4 690 38.9 148 .186 .341 .291 31.7 30.4 19.4 .202 .376 .303 46.4
2021 Slider -1.6 -6 375 21.1 95 .167 .278 .217 36.7 33.7 28.6 .208 .327 .253 34.5
2021 Sinker 1.0 3 252 14.2 75 .420 .580 .468 9.6 6.7 8.5 .373 .510 .405 43.8
2021 Changeup 2.0 4 200 11.3 60 .294 .392 .363 23.4 13.3 13.1 .300 .410 .370 34.1
2021 Cutter -0.4 0 100 5.6 23 .250 .450 .317 23.6 8.7 8.3 .248 .394 .297 57.9
2021 Curveball 1.8 2 99 5.6 25 .292 .375 .308 17.1 24.0 15.4 .268 .386 .299 44.4
2021 Sweeper 1.8 1 43 2.4 13 .231 .462 .292 25.0 38.5 20.0 .198 .250 .194 12.5
2021 Split-Finger -7.9 -1 10 0.6 4 .000 .000 .000 71.4 75.0 50.0 .029 .033 .037 0.0
2021 Slurve -8.9 0 5 0.3 1 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 .014 .023 .014 0.0
2020 4-Seam Fastball -2.2 -8 358 37.2 83 .221 .247 .243 25.8 25.3 17.8 .228 .329 .272 51.8
2020 Slider 3.4 7 194 20.2 49 .326 .581 .427 35.1 22.4 17.2 .290 .567 .396 45.5
2020 Sinker 1.4 2 148 15.4 45 .250 .556 .413 11.7 6.7 8.8 .301 .612 .431 55.9
2020 Changeup 0.1 0 99 10.3 24 .261 .522 .344 19.6 12.5 8.3 .204 .297 .237 30.0
2020 Curveball 2.0 2 74 7.7 22 .381 .476 .376 34.2 27.3 18.2 .378 .522 .368 50.0
2020 Cutter 4.9 3 58 6.0 12 .364 1.091 .600 41.9 25.0 16.7 .313 .737 .455 62.5
2020 Split-Finger -2.7 0 16 1.7 3 .000 .000 .233 63.6 100.0 42.9 -- -- .233 --
2020 Sweeper 7.4 1 8 0.8 3 .500 1.000 .650 0.0 0.0 0.0 .457 .614 .542 50.0
2020 Slurve -9.0 -1 7 0.7 2 .000 .000 .000 25.0 0.0 0.0 .079 .084 .075 0.0
2019 4-Seam Fastball -0.1 -1 899 37.3 205 .210 .419 .342 31.3 31.2 21.8 .234 .477 .366 51.9
2019 Slider -0.8 -3 433 17.9 117 .239 .440 .316 38.7 31.6 28.2 .243 .495 .332 47.2
2019 Sinker 2.7 10 369 15.3 100 .371 .652 .483 13.8 11.0 13.8 .362 .674 .464 55.1
2019 Curveball 1.6 4 225 9.3 51 .292 .521 .367 27.6 27.5 20.0 .272 .614 .383 58.8
2019 Changeup -1.4 -3 215 8.9 57 .245 .396 .304 30.3 21.1 16.2 .237 .359 .285 24.4
2019 Cutter -0.2 0 209 8.7 52 .265 .490 .341 27.6 23.1 16.9 .248 .519 .338 51.4
2019 Split-Finger 9.9 3 31 1.3 8 .250 .625 .475 22.2 37.5 25.0 .307 .633 .384 60.0
2019 Sweeper -1.3 0 24 1.0 4 .333 .333 .400 27.3 25.0 12.5 .079 .090 .230 0.0
2019 Slurve -7.5 -1 7 0.3 2 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 .051 .070 .056 0.0
2018 4-Seam Fastball -0.4 0 76 33.9 21 .200 .550 .326 36.2 47.6 30.3 .179 .621 .344 30.0
2018 Sinker -3.9 -2 56 25.0 13 .100 .100 .231 22.9 30.8 21.1 .149 .167 .269 16.7
2018 Slider -2.0 -1 44 19.6 11 .182 .545 .295 44.0 45.5 29.4 .213 .571 .327 50.0
2018 Changeup -5.0 -1 22 9.8 5 .000 .000 .000 36.4 40.0 28.6 .200 .256 .200 0.0
2018 Curveball -1.7 0 19 8.5 2 .000 .000 .000 12.5 50.0 16.7 .004 .011 .004 100.0
2018 Cutter -2.7 0 3 1.3 1 1.000 1.000 .900 50.0 0.0 0.0 .613 .714 .569 0.0
2018 Sweeper 5.8 0 2 0.9 -- -- -- -- -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
2018 Split-Finger -4.2 0 2 0.9 -- -- -- 100.0 -- -- -- -- -- --
2017 4-Seam Fastball 5.3 1 21 31.8 5 .400 1.600 .800 53.3 60.0 42.9 .355 1.254 .640 100.0
2017 Sinker 0.6 0 15 22.7 4 .000 .000 .350 57.1 0.0 0.0 .244 .952 .597 50.0
2017 Changeup -7.9 -1 10 15.2 3 .000 .000 .000 83.3 66.7 66.7 .032 .036 .029 0.0
2017 Curveball 6.4 0 6 9.1 2 .500 1.000 .625 0.0 0.0 0.0 .522 .572 .471 0.0
2017 Cutter -0.4 0 6 9.1 -- -- -- 50.0 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
2017 Slider -0.8 0 5 7.6 -- -- -- 0.0 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
2017 Sweeper 5.7 0 3 4.5 1 -- -- .700 -- 0.0 0.0 -- -- .700 --
! Note: Years are in reverse order.
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Swing/Take

Runs
Year Team PA Pitches Heart Shadow Chase Waste All
2018 53 224 -3 -3 0 1 -5
2019 597 2,413 3 -25 19 11 8
2020 243 962 -1 -4 7 3 5
2021 444 1,774 -4 -16 8 9 -2
2022 665 2,543 3 -21 23 13 19
2023 732 2,966 5 -31 22 14 9
2024 323 1,364 4 -12 9 4 6
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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 %
2015 48 45.8 59.1 38.5 42.3 81.8 43.8 50.0 50.0 41.7 4.2 50.0
2017 66 48.5 75.0 54.2 32.4 36.4 36.4 40.0 53.0 51.4 12.1 100.0
2018 224 45.1 86.1 77.0 35.0 44.2 44.6 39.6 58.0 33.8 4.5 100.0
2019 2,413 48.5 74.9 78.0 24.0 51.3 40.6 33.8 48.7 28.8 7.1 85.4
2020 962 49.3 74.3 82.1 29.9 50.7 46.8 31.7 51.8 27.1 5.7 83.6
2021 1,774 48.4 80.9 79.3 28.0 54.7 42.8 41.7 53.6 27.3 8.0 89.4
2022 2,543 48.2 67.9 84.4 23.1 50.8 42.4 30.3 44.7 24.6 7.8 79.8
2023 2,671 49.6 71.3 81.1 26.1 53.3 42.9 29.4 48.6 26.4 7.7 77.6
2024 1,365 48.3 72.7 81.8 25.2 48.9 40.7 23.2 48.1 27.1 7.6 76.9
Player 12,066 48.6 73.3 80.6 25.8 51.8 42.4 32.1 48.9 27.2 7.4 82.1
MLB 48.6 67.0 82.0 28.4 57.9 42.6 29.8 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
2017 68 56
2018 95 79
2019 83 59 85 87 76 89 90 83 86 94 23 77 19 80 59 98
2020 62 69 65 56 53 55 38 76 75 89 60 34 43 36 53 58
2021 28 42 26 26 42 26 29 38 79 49 32 43 32 46 60 85 2
2022 92 66 92 92 82 94 82 69 86 72 58 76 50 82 31 99 7
2023 67 42 74 76 54 91 75 23 92 47 67 61 42 68 27 97 5
2024 90 56 89 91 72 98 97 84 92 88 24 72 35 65 23 97 4 89 27
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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 23.4 2 1.5 1 0 2 0 0.0
2018 23.1 3 3.0 0 0 0 3 100.0
2019 23.3 29 28.4 1 14 20 11 37.9
2020 24.6 7 8.6 -2 6 6 4 57.1
2021 24.5 10 10.1 0 5 10 3 30.0
2022 25.7 36 36.1 0 14 19 21 58.3
2023 25.5 34 30.0 4 10 28 12 35.3
2024 25.5 17 17.2 0 6 6 12 70.6
Player 24.9 138 134.9 3 55 91 66 47.8

Expected Home Runs by Park

Year HR
2017 2 1 2 2 1 1 2 2 0 1 1 2 2 1 1 2 1 1 2 1 2 1 2 2 2 1 2 2 2 1 1
2018 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3
2019 29 33 21 32 28 30 32 28 19 23 25 29 34 28 29 27 28 28 29 27 30 30 35 34 28 29 25 33 31 26 22
2020 7 9 7 9 9 9 12 7 9 5 8 8 6 6 8 8 8 8 8 11 8 11 12 9 6 7 7 12 10 12 8
2021 10 12 9 11 10 8 11 11 6 5 8 9 10 9 10 15 10 8 14 12 10 10 15 14 7 8 15 11 9 8 9
2022 36 30 37 37 39 34 39 32 28 30 34 39 36 37 38 42 34 36 36 38 37 39 43 39 28 33 39 39 40 34 36
2023 34 25 22 32 31 25 33 28 28 22 28 31 31 23 36 33 35 27 33 36 30 28 46 37 28 23 32 33 34 28 21
2024 17 13 15 17 17 18 18 18 16 16 18 17 17 17 16 17 17 16 18 17 19 19 19 19 16 17 17 16 21 17 18
Player 138 126 116 143 138 128 150 129 109 105 125 138 139 124 141 147 136 127 143 145 139 141 175 157 118 121 140 149 150 129 118
! 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 +/-   2019 +/-   2020 +/-   2021 +/-   2022 +/-   2023 +/-   2024 +/-  
Exit Velocity 95.2 86.2 -9.0 91.1 4.9 90.4 -0.7 88.8 -1.6 90.0 1.2 88.0 -2.0 91.5 3.5
Launch Angle 16.3 18.7 2.4 14.8 -3.9 11.5 -3.3 15.6 4.1 17.0 1.4 15.8 -1.2 16.0 0.2
Barrel % 42.9 14.8 -28.1 13.1 -1.7 6.4 -6.7 6.4 0.0 11.5 5.1 11.4 -0.1 17.2 5.8
Hard Hit % 42.9 29.6 -13.3 48.8 19.2 48.5 -0.3 41.1 -7.4 44.0 2.9 40.4 -3.6 49.0 8.6
LA Sweet-Spot % 42.9 44.4 1.5 34.1 -10.3 34.5 0.4 34.0 -0.5 33.3 -0.7 32.6 -0.7 38.7 6.1
xBA .283 .184 -0.099 .262 0.078 .266 0.004 .249 -0.017 .257 0.008 .251 -0.006 .256 0.005
BA .250 .163 -0.087 .259 0.096 .271 0.012 .244 -0.027 .242 -0.002 .258 0.016 .258 0.000
xwOBA .490 .300 -0.190 .364 0.064 .339 -0.025 .311 -0.028 .359 0.048 .339 -0.020 .373 0.034
wOBA .489 .264 -0.225 .346 0.082 .339 -0.007 .304 -0.035 .346 0.042 .351 0.005 .354 0.003
xSLG .785 .457 -0.328 .516 0.059 .454 -0.062 .386 -0.068 .484 0.098 .460 -0.024 .502 0.042
SLG .833 .388 -0.445 .476 0.088 .459 -0.017 .382 -0.077 .477 0.095 .497 0.020 .484 -0.013
K% 33.3 41.5 8.2 25.7 -15.8 20.6 -5.1 23.8 3.2 19.6 -4.2 19.2 -0.4 26.0 6.8
BB% 6.7 5.7 -1.0 11.1 5.4 7.8 -3.3