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

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

Stats

PA AB R H HR RBI SB AVG OBP SLG OPS
2022 667 583 84 141 36 94 2 .242 .327 .477 .804
8 Seasons 2057 1819 269 450 88 256 12 .247 .328 .451 .779
AVG HR RBI SB OPS
2022 .242 36 94 2 .804
8 Seasons .247 88 256 12 .779

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 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 .786 .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
Player 8030 1341 139 10.4 6.8 90.0 114.4 15.3 34.0 .256 .468 .334 .347 .414 45.0 23.2 9.8
MLB 6.7 4.6 88.4 122.4 12.1 33.0 .245 .405 .316 .315 .368 35.8 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, 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
Player 40.6 28.1 23.4 7.8 38.0 36.5 25.4 3.5 27.9 26.8 23.8 7.5 10.4 6.8
MLB 44.9 23.1 25.0 7.1 36.8 37.7 25.4 3.8 33.0 24.6 24.4 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 0.4 3 702 27.6 173 .183 .386 .310 36.1 29.5 23.9 .186 .356 .282 42.7
2022 4-Seamer 1.0 7 700 27.5 179 .253 .584 .386 17.0 18.4 16.9 .259 .563 .391 46.0
2022 Sinker 0.5 3 510 20.1 141 .281 .438 .358 13.7 12.1 14.7 .312 .551 .418 47.2
2022 Changeup 0.1 0 217 8.5 62 .255 .382 .323 31.8 16.1 16.7 .348 .490 .401 37.8
2022 Curveball 2.8 6 201 7.9 52 .255 .574 .384 29.5 19.2 13.5 .260 .490 .346 42.1
2022 Cutter 0.2 0 165 6.5 47 .279 .535 .374 29.9 12.8 20.0 .221 .417 .307 40.5
2022 Splitter 0.3 0 45 1.8 9 .125 .500 .300 23.5 44.4 25.0 .196 .599 .368 50.0
2022 N/A -1.3 0 3 0.1 2 .500 .500 .450 0.0 0.0 -- .595 .739 .588 50.0
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 -5.1 -1 21 9.4 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 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 665 2,543 3 -21 23 13 19
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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 7.0 85.9
2020 962 49.2 74.2 82.1 30.1 51.0 46.7 31.7 51.8 27.1 5.6 85.2
2021 1,774 48.5 80.7 79.3 28.0 54.7 42.9 41.7 53.6 27.3 8.1 89.6
2022 2,543 48.2 67.9 84.4 23.1 50.8 42.5 30.3 44.7 24.6 7.8 79.4
Player 8,030 48.4 74.1 80.2 25.8 51.8 42.5 34.4 49.2 27.5 7.3 84.8
MLB 48.5 66.9 82.0 28.4 58.3 42.6 29.5 47.1 24.7 7.2 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
2018 95 77
2019 82 59 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 34 51 58 7
2021 28 42 26 26 41 26 29 38 79 49 32 43 32 47 59 85 3
2022 92 66 92 92 83 94 82 69 86 72 58 76 50 82 32 99 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 %
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 25.7 36 36.0 0 18 18 20 55.6
Player 24.5 87 89.8 -3 46 57 42 48.3

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 36 36 41 37 37 40 36 29 37 37 37 31 29 30 36 39 39 40 36 34 42 33 34 37 37 37 39 32 37 28 42
Player 87 91 97 87 91 95 79 88 91 90 95 85 68 69 85 100 91 97 83 86 106 84 83 93 90 95 102 81 93 78 111
! 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 90 1.2
Launch Angle 16.3 18.7 2.4 14.8 -3.9 11.5 -3.3 15.6 4.1 17 1.4
Barrel % 42.9 14.8 -28.1 13.1 -1.7 6.4 -6.7 6.4 0 11.5 5.1
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 33.3 -0.7
xBA .283 .184 -0.099 .262 0.078 .266 0.004 .249 -0.017 .257 0.008
BA .25 .163 -0.087 .259 0.096 .271 0.012 .244 -0.027 .242 -0.002
xwOBA .49 .3 -0.19 .364 0.064 .339 -0.025 .311 -0.028 .359 0.048
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 .484 0.098
SLG .833 .388 -0.445 .476 0.088 .459 -0.017 .382 -0.077 .477 0.095
K% 33.3 41.5 8.2 25.7 -15.8 20.6 -5.1 23.8 3.2 19.6 -4.2
BB% 6.7 5.7 -1 11.1 5.4 7.8 -3.3 8.5 0.7 10.3 1.8
Swing % 53 58 5 48.7 -9.3 51.8 3.1 53.6 1.8 44.7 -8.9
Whiff% 51.4 33.8 -17.6 28.8 -5 27.1 -1.7 27.3 0.2 24.6 -2.7
In Zone % 48.5 45.1 -3.4 48.5 3.4 49.2 0.7 48.5 -0.7 48.2 -0.3