Cooper Criswell
P | Bats/Throws: R/R | 6' 6" 200LBS | Age: 28
Draft: 2018 | Rd: 13, #391, Los Angeles Angels | North Carolina
W L ERA G GS SV IP SO WHIP
2022 0 0 2.70 1 1 0 3.1 4 0.90
2023 1 1 5.73 10 0 0 33 27 1.55
2024 4 4 4.02 14 13 0 65 54 1.23
4 Seasons 5 6 4.73 26 15 0 102.2 85 1.36
G W-L ERA IP SO WHIP
2022 1 0-0 2.70 3.1 4 0.90
2023 10 1-1 5.73 33 27 1.55
2024 14 4-4 4.02 65 54 1.23
4 Seasons 26 5-6 4.73 102.2 85 1.36
MLB Percentile Rankings
Pitch Distribution

Statcast 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% ERA xERA
2021 24 41 10 0 0.0 0.0 97.4 107.0 2.4 30.0 .420 .505 .633 .403 .403 70.0 0.0 0.0 20.25 7.48
2022 25 45 8 0 0.0 0.0 93.3 103.8 4.9 12.5 .117 .154 .189 .163 .178 25.0 30.8 7.7 2.70 1.14
2023 26 554 109 6 5.5 4.0 87.1 111.9 8.0 38.5 .279 .443 .368 .346 .386 33.0 17.9 7.3 5.73 5.16
2024 27 1171 198 14 7.1 5.1 88.1 113.5 9.9 32.3 .245 .383 .311 .298 .339 35.4 19.9 5.9 4.01 3.54
Player 1811 325 20 6.2 4.5 88.2 113.5 8.9 33.8 .257 .399 .334 .313 .353 35.4 19.1 6.3
MLB 7.0 4.8 88.5 122.4 12.3 33.1 .245 .406 .316 .315 .369 36.5 22.2 8.4
! Note: All figures in this table cover the period 2015-present.

Statcast Pitch Arsenal

Criswell relies on 4 pitches.
Sweeper
(30.0%) ,
Changeup
(28.7%) ,
Sinker
(26.6%) ,
Cutter
(14.6%) ,


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Pitch Tracking



Batted Ball Profile

Season GB % FB % LD % PU % Pull % Straight % Oppo % Weak % Topped % Under % Flare/Burner % Solid % Barrel % Barrel/PA
2021 60.0 10.0 30.0 0.0 40.0 50.0 10.0 0.0 40.0 10.0 40.0 10.0 0.0 0.0
2022 62.5 12.5 12.5 12.5 37.5 50.0 12.5 0.0 50.0 25.0 12.5 12.5 0.0 0.0
2023 43.1 21.1 32.1 3.7 37.6 41.3 21.1 2.8 36.7 23.9 26.6 4.6 5.5 4.0
2024 51.0 20.2 21.7 7.1 50.0 30.8 19.2 5.1 36.4 23.2 22.7 5.6 7.1 5.1
Player 48.9 20.0 25.2 5.8 45.2 35.4 19.4 4.0 36.9 23.1 24.3 5.5 6.2 4.5
MLB 44.5 23.7 24.8 7.0 37.1 37.5 25.3 3.9 32.7 24.8 24.4 5.8 7.0 4.8
! Note: All figures in this table cover the period 2015-present.

Pitch Movement


How this works: Every pitch is affected by the forces of gravity, which means that every pitch drops on its way from the mound to the plate. These numbers are reported with gravity, which makes them larger and different than other pitch movement numbers you may have seen. Since gravity requires time, and slower pitches aren’t ‘better’ just because they have more time to move, the movement of a pitch is compared to ‘average’ movement by comparing it to other MLB pitch types within +/- 2 MPH and from within +/- 0.5 feet of extension and release.
Vertical Movement (inches) Horizontal Movement (inches)
Year Pitch Team Hand # MPH Inches of Drop vs Avg % vs Avg Inches of Break vs Avg % Break vs Avg
2024 Changeup BOS R 327 84.5 43.1 7.0 19 13.7 -1.2 -8
2024 Cutter BOS R 177 86.1 28.6 1.0 4 0.7 -1.5 -70
2024 Sweeper BOS R 351 76.9 41.5 -1.0 -2 18.2 2.8 18
2024 Sinker BOS R 316 89.2 33.0 5.0 18 16.8 1.4 9
2023 Slider TB R 39 82.0 35.4 -3.8 -10 7.3 0.0 0
2023 Changeup TB R 72 83.5 44.0 8.1 22 14.5 -0.1 -1
2023 Cutter TB R 99 84.0 32.1 -0.3 -1 1.8 -0.5 -20
2023 Sweeper TB R 155 76.2 43.5 -1.9 -4 20.1 2.8 16
2023 Sinker TB R 189 88.4 33.1 4.4 15 18.1 2.9 19
2022 Sinker TB R 25 90.2 30.6 4.9 19 18.4 3.2 21
2022 Sweeper TB R 16 77.6 44.8 -0.1 0 17.5 0.5 3
2022 Cutter TB R 4 82.9 33.6 -0.5 -2 7.3 4.2 133
2021 Changeup LAA R 7 83.2 40.5 6.3 19 15.8 1.7 12
2021 Sinker LAA R 20 87.2 33.3 6.8 26 15.6 1.0 7
2021 Sweeper LAA R 14 75.1 45.5 -2.2 -5 16.7 -1.6 -9
! Note: Years are in reverse order.
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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 Sweeper -2.5 -9 351 30.0 77 .284 .463 .380 19.6 20.8 11.6 .272 .421 .339 18.9
2024 Changeup 0.7 2 327 27.9 106 .257 .356 .290 18.7 14.2 12.6 .239 .348 .269 37.9
2024 Sinker 1.4 4 316 27.0 54 .292 .458 .355 5.2 13.0 10.0 .270 .407 .310 44.2
2024 Cutter 0.1 0 177 15.1 35 .161 .355 .296 34.6 45.7 23.2 .163 .377 .279 53.3
2023 Sinker -1.6 -3 189 34.1 50 .372 .674 .466 11.4 12.0 15.8 .351 .571 .432 50.0
2023 Sweeper -1.4 -2 155 28.0 44 .205 .333 .305 25.7 38.6 20.7 .162 .248 .235 13.6
2023 Cutter 0.9 1 99 17.9 26 .292 .458 .387 11.9 0.0 0.0 .368 .568 .423 20.8
2023 Changeup -4.5 -3 72 13.0 21 .381 .619 .429 19.4 14.3 11.5 .312 .509 .349 44.4
2023 Slider 5.6 2 39 7.0 9 .125 .125 .178 28.6 11.1 20.0 .107 .166 .179 14.3
2022 Sinker 3.1 1 25 55.6 6 .167 .167 .150 16.7 0.0 0.0 .090 .098 .085 0.0
2022 Sweeper -7.0 -1 16 35.6 6 .200 .200 .267 57.1 66.7 44.4 .120 .138 .211 100.0
2022 Cutter 4.8 0 4 8.9 1 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 -- .269 .577 .350 100.0
2021 Sinker -12.0 -2 20 48.8 6 .667 1.000 .717 0.0 0.0 0.0 .390 .461 .368 66.7
2021 Sweeper -3.1 0 14 34.1 2 .500 1.000 .625 0.0 0.0 0.0 .430 .574 .440 50.0
2021 Changeup -5.6 0 7 17.1 2 .500 .500 .450 0.0 0.0 0.0 .501 .570 .473 100.0
! Note: Years are in reverse order.
! Note: To better align with other values, positive numbers (red) are good, and negative numbers (blue) are poor.
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Spin Direction

Year Pitch Type Pitches MPH Active Spin % Total Movement (In.) Spin-Based Observed Deviation
2024 Changeup 262 84.5 86 15.8 2:45 3:45 -60
2024 Cutter 176 86.1 44 7.3 12:45 11:45 60
2024 Sinker 310 89.2 82 17.8 2:15 3:00 -45
2024 Sweeper 348 76.9 72 19.5 8:45 9:15 -30
2023 Changeup 62 83.5 87 16.7 2:45 3:45 -60
2023 Cutter 98 84.0 38 6.6 12:00 11:15 45
2023 Sinker 185 88.4 84 19.2 2:00 3:00 -60
2023 Slider 39 82.0 38 8.8 11:00 9:45 75
2023 Sweeper 153 76.1 71 21.5 8:30 9:15 -45
2022 Sinker 25 90.2 90 19.5 2:00 2:45 -45
2022 Sweeper 16 77.6 69 18.6 8:30 9:00 -30
2021 Sinker 20 87.2 76 16.5 2:00 2:45 -45
2021 Sweeper 14 75.1 70 17.6 8:45 9:00 -15
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Swing/Take

Runs
Year Team PA Pitches Heart Shadow Chase Waste All
2023 150 554 2 0 -5 -3 -5
2024 272 1,171 7 3 -7 -4 -2
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Plate Discipline

Season Pitches Zone % Zone Swing % Zone Contact % Chase % Chase Contact % Edge % 1st Pitch Strike % Swing % Whiff % Meatball % Meatball Swing %
2021 41 48.8 80.0 100.0 19.0 100.0 31.7 40.0 48.8 0.0 12.2 100.0
2022 45 62.2 53.6 73.3 29.4 60.0 57.8 84.6 44.4 30.0 4.4 50.0
2023 554 51.6 62.6 87.7 28.0 68.0 38.1 64.9 45.8 17.7 7.0 69.2
2024 1,171 48.4 60.3 86.0 30.0 73.5 46.7 64.7 44.7 18.4 5.6 66.2
Player 1,811 49.8 61.3 86.6 29.1 72.1 44.0 64.8 45.1 18.0 6.1 68.5
MLB 48.6 67.0 82.0 28.4 57.9 42.6 61.0 47.2 24.8 7.3 76.2
! Note: All figures in this table cover the period 2015-present.

Percentile Rankings

Year xwOBA /
xERA
xBA xSLG xISO xOBP Brl Brl% EV Hard
Hit%
K% BB% Whiff% Chase
Rate
FB
Velo
FB
Spin
CB
Spin
Extension
2023 2 10 90
2024 64 46 61 66 69 37 61 70 76 31 79 6 66 2 10 79
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Expected Home Runs

Year Team Avg HR Trot Actual HR xHR HR-xHR Doubters Mostly Gone No Doubters No Doubter %

Expected Home Runs by Park

Year HR

Year to Year Changes

Metric 2021 2022 +/-   2023 +/-   2024 +/-  
Fastball Velocity 87.2 89.2 2.0 86.9 -2.3 88.1 1.2
Offspeed Velocity 83.2 0.0 0.0 83.5 0.0 84.5 1.0
Breaking Velocity 75.1 77.6 2.5 77.3 -0.3 76.9 -0.4
Exit Velocity 97.4 93.3 -4.1 87.1 -6.2 88.1 1.0
Launch Angle 2.4 4.9 2.5 8.0 3.1 9.9 1.9
Barrel % 0.0 0.0 0.0 5.5 5.5 7.1 1.6
Hard Hit % 70.0 25.0 -45.0 33.0 8.0 35.4 2.4
LA Sweet-Spot % 30.0 12.5 -17.5 38.5 26.0 32.3 -6.2
xBA .420 .117 -0.303 .279 0.162 .245 -0.034
BA .600 .167 -0.433 .296 0.129 .259 -0.037
xwOBA .403 .163 -0.240 .346 0.183 .298 -0.048
wOBA .633 .189 -0.444 .368 0.179 .311 -0.057
xSLG .505 .154 -0.351 .443 0.289 .383 -0.060
SLG .900 .167 -0.733 .496 0.329 .405 -0.091
K% 0.0 30.8 30.8 17.9 -12.9 19.9 2.0
BB% 0.0 7.7 7.7 7.3 -0.4 5.9 -1.4
Swing % 48.8 44.4 -4.4 45.8 1.4 44.7 -1.1
Whiff% 0.0 30.0 30.0 17.7 -12.3 18.4 0.7
In Zone % 48.8 62.2 13.4 51.6 -10.6 48.4 -3.2
Out of Zone % 51.2 37.8 -13.4 48.4 10.6 51.6 3.2
Out of Zone Swing % 19.0 29.4 10.4 28.0 -1.4 30.0 2.0
First Pitch Swing % 10.0 30.8 20.8 27.8 -3.0 19.5 -8.3
First Pitch Strike % 40.0 84.6 44.6 64.9 -19.7 64.7 -0.2
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Statcast Fielder Positioning

vs RHHvs LHH
YearAlignment TypePAwOBAPATotal%PATotal%
2021 Shifts 10 .633 6 2 33.3 4 4 100.0
2022 Shifts 13 .189 11 5 45.5 2 2 100.0
2023 Shades 150 .368 90 12 13.3 60 26 43.3
2024 Shades 272 .311 134 8 6.0 138 89 64.5
! 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

Bases EmptyRunners On Base
SeasonTeamPitchesTempoFast %Slow %PitchesTempoFast %Slow %
2021 9 13.8 77.8% 0.0% 11 19.2 0.0% 0.0%
2022 23 16.8 21.7% 0.0% 1 21.5 0.0% 0.0%
2023 155 11.5 94.2% 0.0% 95 16.1 26.3% 0.0%
2024 319 11.2 90.0% 0.0% 201 15.7 34.3% 0.0%
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Pitch Distribution