Christian Walker
1B | B/T: R/R | 6' 0" 208LBS | Age: 31

Draft: 2012 | Rd: 4, #132, Baltimore Orioles | South Carolina
Poor Avg Great

Stats

PA AB R H HR RBI SB AVG OBP SLG OPS
2022 480 413 58 92 29 69 0 .223 .321 .479 .800
8 Seasons 1870 1649 243 401 81 231 10 .243 .327 .449 .776
AVG HR RBI SB OPS
2022 .223 29 69 0 .800
8 Seasons .243 81 231 10 .776

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%
2015 24 48 5 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 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 1809 323 46 14.2 9.7 89.9 112.1 17.9 31.9 .256 .518 .346 .375 .421 44.0 18.9 12.0
Player 7296 1205 132 11 7.2 90.0 114.4 15.4 33.7 .255 .474 .333 .350 .418 45.1 23.4 10.2
MLB 6.7 4.6 88.4 122.2 12.1 33.0 .245 .406 .316 .315 .368 35.8 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
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 39.0 33.4 18.9 8.7 38.1 37.2 24.8 4.0 26.9 29.1 19.5 5.6 14.2 9.7
Player 40.7 28.5 23.0 7.8 37.8 36.5 25.7 3.6 28.2 26.4 23.3 7.3 11.0 7.2
MLB 44.9 23.0 25.0 7.1 36.7 37.7 25.4 3.8 33.1 24.5 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 Slider 0.5 2 544 30.1 131 .172 .388 .317 34.1 26.7 21.9 .184 .367 .287 43.2
2022 4-Seamer 2.0 10 481 26.6 127 .280 .710 .438 17.8 18.1 18.4 .291 .667 .443 49.4
2022 Sinker -0.9 -3 334 18.5 95 .218 .333 .316 12.3 12.6 16.2 .296 .588 .434 43.3
2022 Changeup -1.6 -3 163 9.0 41 .189 .324 .266 32.9 19.5 21.1 .338 .508 .398 37.9
2022 Curveball 1.4 2 138 7.6 39 .200 .429 .313 27.3 20.5 15.4 .208 .359 .276 32.1
2022 Cutter 1.9 2 114 6.3 32 .321 .679 .455 25.0 3.1 5.0 .253 .531 .378 48.1
2022 Splitter 1.2 0 34 1.9 7 .167 .667 .386 23.1 42.9 23.1 .221 .759 .441 66.7
2022 N/A -15.9 0 1 0.1 1 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 -- .409 .479 .392 0.0
2021 4-Seamer -0.5 -3 686 38.7 148 .194 .349 .297 31.8 30.4 19.7 .207 .382 .307 47.6
2021 Slider -1.0 -4 405 22.8 101 .175 .309 .226 37.0 36.6 27.6 .208 .314 .242 31.7
2021 Sinker 0.9 2 256 14.4 75 .406 .565 .456 10.0 6.7 8.1 .363 .498 .396 42.2
2021 Changeup 1.8 4 201 11.3 61 .288 .385 .357 23.1 13.1 13.1 .296 .404 .365 33.3
2021 Cutter -1.0 -1 111 6.3 29 .240 .400 .307 21.0 6.9 7.4 .241 .400 .306 54.2
2021 Curveball 1.2 1 105 5.9 26 .280 .360 .296 15.6 23.1 14.6 .258 .372 .288 42.1
2021 Splitter -7.9 -1 10 0.6 4 .000 .000 .000 71.4 75.0 50.0 .029 .033 .037 0.0
2020 4-Seamer -2.3 -8 360 37.4 82 .211 .237 .235 25.7 24.4 17.4 .221 .325 .267 51.8
2020 Slider 3.4 7 197 20.5 51 .333 .600 .434 35.4 21.6 18.0 .297 .570 .399 45.7
2020 Sinker 1.6 2 146 15.2 46 .270 .568 .424 11.8 8.7 10.8 .314 .612 .436 55.9
2020 Changeup 0.1 0 100 10.4 24 .261 .522 .344 19.6 12.5 8.1 .204 .297 .237 30.0
2020 Curveball 1.5 1 86 8.9 25 .348 .435 .358 32.6 24.0 15.8 .351 .482 .357 44.4
2020 Cutter 5.0 3 58 6.0 12 .364 1.091 .600 40.0 25.0 15.8 .313 .737 .455 62.5
2020 Splitter -3.0 0 15 1.6 3 .000 .000 .233 63.6 100.0 50.0 -- -- .233 --
2019 4-Seamer -0.1 -1 898 37.2 204 .205 .416 .339 31.4 31.4 21.8 .231 .474 .364 52.4
2019 Slider -0.6 -3 474 19.6 125 .241 .431 .316 36.6 30.4 26.2 .236 .475 .324 44.9
2019 Sinker 2.8 10 371 15.4 101 .378 .656 .487 13.8 10.9 13.8 .368 .677 .468 54.4
2019 Curveball 1.5 3 226 9.4 51 .292 .521 .367 27.3 27.5 20.0 .272 .614 .383 58.8
2019 Changeup -1.3 -3 214 8.9 56 .250 .404 .310 29.7 19.6 15.1 .242 .366 .290 24.4
2019 Cutter -0.8 -2 198 8.2 50 .255 .489 .337 29.3 24.0 18.2 .246 .527 .340 51.4
2019 Splitter 9.2 3 31 1.3 9 .222 .556 .422 26.3 44.4 30.8 .273 .563 .341 60.0
2018 4-Seamer -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 57 25.4 13 .100 .100 .231 22.9 30.8 21.1 .149 .167 .269 16.7
2018 Slider -1.6 -1 46 20.5 11 .182 .545 .295 44.0 45.5 26.3 .213 .571 .327 50.0
2018 Changeup -5.0 -1 21 9.4 5 .000 .000 .000 36.4 40.0 28.6 .200 .256 .200 0.0
2018 Curveball -1.8 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 Splitter -4.2 0 2 0.9 -- -- -- 100.0 -- -- -- -- -- --
2017 4-Seamer 4.8 1 23 34.8 5 .400 1.600 .800 56.3 60.0 42.9 .355 1.254 .640 100.0
2017 Sinker 0.8 0 13 19.7 4 .000 .000 .350 50.0 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 Slider 1.7 0 8 12.1 1 -- -- .700 0.0 0.0 0.0 -- -- .700 --
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 -- -- -- --
! 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 10 -2
2022 473 1,809 2 -17 17 9 11
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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 40.5 33.8 48.7 28.8 7.0 85.9
2020 962 49.3 74.3 82.1 29.9 50.7 46.8 31.7 51.8 27.1 5.6 85.2
2021 1,774 48.5 80.7 79.3 28.0 54.7 42.8 41.7 53.6 27.3 8.1 89.6
2022 1,809 47.9 67.3 85.4 21.8 48.1 42.2 30.2 43.6 24.3 7.8 80.3
Player 7,296 48.3 74.6 80.1 25.8 51.3 42.4 34.8 49.4 27.7 7.3 85.7
MLB 48.5 66.9 82.0 28.4 58.4 42.6 29.4 47.1 24.7 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
2018 95 77
2019 82 58 85 87 76 89 90 83 85 94 23 77 19 80 58 98
2020 62 70 65 56 53 55 38 77 75 89 60 34 43 35 51 38
2021 28 42 26 26 42 26 29 38 79 49 32 43 32 46 59 81
2022 95 62 95 97 87 98 92 69 83 74 62 88 51 85 37 99
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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 3.9 -1 0 1 3 100.0
2019 23.3 29 28.5 1 14 20 12 41.4
2020 24.6 7 9.7 -3 4 8 4 57.1
2021 24.5 10 10.2 0 10 8 3 30.0
2022 25.5 29 28.7 0 12 15 17 58.6

Expected Home Runs by Park

Year HR
2017 2 2 2 2 1 2 1 1 1 2 2 2 1 0 1 2 2 2 1 1 2 1 1 2 2 1 2 1 1 2 2
2018 3 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 3 4 4 3 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4
2019 29 32 30 28 28 28 30 33 29 25 31 30 22 20 26 32 25 31 24 27 34 28 26 27 29 29 32 29 28 28 35
2020 7 6 10 8 11 9 0 9 11 12 11 8 5 10 10 12 7 11 9 12 12 9 9 10 9 12 10 7 11 8 13
2021 10 11 10 8 10 12 8 12 9 10 10 10 7 6 8 11 15 9 9 8 12 9 9 13 9 12 15 8 12 8 15
2022 29 30 31 29 29 32 28 22 30 30 29 26 23 24 30 32 31 33 27 27 34 27 25 29 30 30 31 26 30 23 33
! 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 95.2 86.2 -9 91.1 4.9 90.4 -0.7 88.8 -1.6 89.9 1.1
Launch Angle 16.3 18.7 2.4 14.8 -3.9 11.5 -3.3 15.6 4.1 17.9 2.3
Barrel % 42.9 14.8 -28.1 13.1 -1.7 6.4 -6.7 6.4 0 14.2 7.8
Hard Hit % 42.9 29.6 -13.3 48.8 19.2 48.5 -0.3 41.1 -7.4 44 2.9
Sweet Spot % 42.9 44.4 1.5 34.1 -10.3 34.5 0.4 34 -0.5 31.9 -2.1
xBA .283 .184 -0.099 .262 0.078 .266 0.004 .249 -0.017 .256 0.007
BA .25 .163 -0.087 .259 0.096 .271 0.012 .244 -0.027 .223 -0.021
xwOBA .49 .3 -0.19 .364 0.064 .339 -0.025 .311 -0.028 .375 0.064
wOBA .489 .264 -0.225 .346 0.082 .339 -0.007 .304 -0.035 .346 0.042
xSLG .786 .457 -0.329 .516 0.059 .454 -0.062 .386 -0.068 .518 0.132
SLG .833 .388 -0.445 .476 0.088 .459 -0.017 .382 -0.077 .483 0.101
K% 33.3 41.5 8.2 25.7 -15.8 20.6 -5.1 23.8 3.2 18.9 -4.9
BB% 6.7 5.7 -1 11.1 5.4 7.8 -3.3 8.5 0.7 12 3.5
Swing % 53 58 5 48.7 -9.3 51.8 3.1 53.6 1.8 43.6 -10
Whiff% 51.4 33.8 -17.6 28.8 -5 27.1 -1.7 27.3 0.2 24.3 -3
In Zone % 48.5 45.1 -3.4 48.5 3.4 49.3 0.8 48.5 -0.8 47.9 -0.6
Out of Zone % 51.5 54.9 3.4 51.5 -3.4 50.7 -0.8 51.5 0.8 52.1 0.6
Out of Zone Swing % 32.4 35 2.6 24 -11 29.9 5.9 28 -1.9 21.8 -6.2
First Pitch Swing % 40 39.6 -0.4 33.8 -5.8 31.7 -2.1 41.7 10 30.2 -11.5
First Pitch Strike % 53.3 56.6 3.3 59.2 2.6 60.5 1.3 64.6 4.1 61 -3.6
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Statcast Shift Statistics

SeasonBat SidePAShifts%wOBA - No ShiftwOBA - Shift
2017 R 15 0 0.0 .489
2018 R 53 3 5.7 .255 .416
2019 R 594 83 14.0 .349 .322
2020 R 243 48 19.8 .324 .398
2021 R 444 58 13.1 .291 .387
2022 R 473 167 35.3 .334 .367

Pitch Tempo