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Cristian Javier
P | B/T: R/R | 6' 1" 213LBS | Age: 24

Poor Avg Great

Stats

W L ERA G GS SV IP SO WHIP
2021 4 1 3.55 36 9 2 101.1 130 1.18
2 Seasons 9 3 3.53 48 19 2 155.2 184 1.12
G W-L ERA IP SO WHIP
2021 36 4-1 3.55 101.1 130 1.18
2 Seasons 48 9-3 3.53 155.2 184 1.12

Statcast Statistics

Season Age Pitches Batted Balls Barrels Barrel % Exit Velocity Max EV Launch Angle Sweet Spot % XBA XSLG WOBA XWOBA XWOBACON HardHit% K% BB% ERA xERA
2020 23 889 140 9 6.4 86.9 109.1 25.1 28.6 .186 .343 .280 .268 .310 29.3 25.2 8.4 3.48 3.02
2021 24 1792 234 23 9.8 90.9 116.1 22.5 36.8 .219 .411 .291 .324 .411 43.2 30.7 12.5 3.55 4.51
2681 374 32 8.6 89.4 116.1 23.5 33.7 .207 .387 .287 .305 .373 38 28.8 11.1
6.6 88.3 122.2 12 32.9 .243 .403 .317 .313 .363 35.4 22 8.4

Statcast Pitch Arsenal

Javier relies on 4 pitches.
4-Seam Fastball
(59.4%) ,
Slider
(27%) ,
Curveball
(7.8%) ,
Changeup
(5.9%) ,


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Pitch Tracking

Year Pitch Type # # RHB # LHB % MPH PA AB H 1B 2B 3B HR SO BBE BA XBA SLG XSLG WOBA XWOBA EV LA Spin Ext. Whiff% PutAway%
2021 4-Seam Fastball 1065 567 498 59.4 93.5 271 221 50 32 5 1 12 66 157 .226 .269 .421 .520 .345 .395 93.4 20 2341 6.0 26.4 21.3
2021 Slider 483 434 49 27.0 81.0 109 101 9 2 5 0 2 55 47 .089 .098 .198 .175 .155 .152 80.9 31 2539 6.0 49.0 30.4
2021 Curveball 139 17 122 7.8 75.9 21 18 4 3 1 0 0 7 11 .222 .231 .278 .304 .286 .299 91.0 8 2928 5.9 31.3 20.6
2021 Changeup 105 8 97 5.9 86.6 22 21 4 2 0 0 2 2 19 .190 .262 .476 .482 .294 .331 89.1 24 1981 5.9 11.9 10.0
2020 4-Seam Fastball 560 206 354 63.0 92.2 136 120 25 13 4 0 8 26 95 .208 .211 .442 .406 .314 .309 89.6 25 2364 5.9 19.5 17.8
2020 Slider 227 145 82 25.5 78.6 58 53 4 4 0 0 0 24 29 .075 .103 .075 .125 .122 .153 75.9 28 2594 6.0 32.1 24.5
2020 Changeup 64 1 63 7.2 85.9 11 10 6 2 2 0 2 0 11 .600 .450 1.400 .983 .745 .545 89.6 11 1938 6.0 18.5 0.0
2020 Curveball 38 10 28 4.3 76.3 9 9 1 0 0 0 1 4 5 .111 .043 .444 .078 .220 .051 84.1 37 2819 5.9 30.8 26.7


Batted Ball Profile

Season GB % FB % LD % PU % Pull % Straight % Oppo % Weak % Topped % Under % Flare/Burner % Solid % Barrel %
2020 30 31.4 23.6 15 45.7 25.7 28.6 5.7 18.6 43.6 17.1 7.1 6.4
2021 28.2 33.8 26.5 11.5 41.5 33.8 24.8 2.6 20.1 34.6 22.2 9.4 9.8
28.9 32.9 25.4 12.8 43 30.7 26.2 3.7 19.5 38 20.3 8.6 8.6
45.1 22.5 25.4 7.1 36.6 37.8 25.5 3.7 33.2 24.4 24.4 5.7 6.6

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
2021 Slider HOU R 481 81 37.1 -4.1 -10 10.7 1.5 17
2021 4-Seamer HOU R 1057 93.5 13.4 2.3 15 7.9 0 -1
2021 Changeup HOU R 105 86.6 27.4 -3.4 -11 15.6 1 7
2021 Curveball HOU R 139 75.9 58.2 0.8 1 13.9 3.8 38
2020 Slider HOU R 226 78.8 41.1 -2.7 -6 12.5 2.3 22
2020 Curveball HOU R 38 76.3 56.5 0 0 12.5 2.3 23
2020 4-Seamer HOU R 560 92.2 14.1 2.4 14 7 -1.1 -13
2020 Changeup HOU R 64 85.9 28.1 -3.6 -11 16 2 15
! 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 %
2021 Curveball 0.7 1 139 7.8 21 .222 .278 .288 31.3 33.3 20.6 .231 .304 .297 54.5
2021 Changeup 1.5 2 105 5.9 22 .19 .476 .295 11.9 9.1 10 .262 .482 .332 36.8
2021 Slider -2.1 -10 483 27 109 .089 .198 .164 49 50.5 30.4 .098 .175 .152 17
2021 4-Seamer -0.1 -1 1065 59.4 271 .226 .421 .349 26.4 24.4 21.3 .269 .52 .396 51
2020 Curveball -1.5 -1 38 4.3 9 .111 .444 .222 30.8 44.4 26.7 .043 .078 .051 0
2020 Changeup 6.8 4 64 7.2 11 .6 1.4 .755 18.5 0 0 .45 .983 .545 36.4
2020 Slider -2.6 -6 227 25.5 58 .075 .075 .122 32.1 41.4 24.5 .103 .125 .153 6.9
2020 4-Seamer -1 -6 560 63 136 .208 .442 .318 19.5 19.1 17.8 .211 .406 .309 36.8
! Note: Years are in reverse order.
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Spin Direction

Year Pitch Type Pitches MPH Active Spin % Total Movement (In.) Spin-Based Observed Deviation
2020 Changeup 61 85.9 98 18.6 2:00 2:15 -15
2020 Curveball 35 76.4 75 17.7 7:30 7:45 -15
2020 4-Seam Fastball 554 92.2 93 19 12:45 12:45 0
2020 Slider 224 78.8 49 13.6 8:30 9:15 -45
2021 Changeup 105 86.6 97 18.5 2:00 2:15 -15
2021 Curveball 133 75.8 81 19.9 7:15 7:30 -15
2021 4-Seam Fastball 1051 93.5 94 19.3 12:45 12:45 0
2021 Slider 479 81 40 12.3 8:45 9:30 -45
! Note: This table is showing data from the PITCHER perspective.
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Swing/Take

Runs
Year Team PA Pitches Heart Shadow Chase Waste All
2020 252 1065 -9 -9 5 3 -9
2021 469 2006 -16 -21 16 12 -10
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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 %
2020 889 49.4 63.8 82.9 23.6 63.2 42.2 44.4 43.4 22.5 8.5 81.6
2021 1792 44.1 71.2 75.3 24.5 51.4 40.4 48.1 45.1 31.6 6.5 77.8
2681 45.9 68.5 77.8 24.2 55 41 46.9 44.5 28.6 7.2 79.3
48.5 66.8 82 28.3 58.5 42.6 60.6 47 24.6 7.2 76

Percentile Rankings

Year xwOBA xBA xSLG xISO xOBP Brl Brl% EV HardHit% K% BB% Whiff% xERA FB Velo FB Spin CB Spin
2020 86 90 75 50 92 28 58 74 90 60 52 21 86 40 69 85
2021 34 74 42 21 29 34 16 8 17 88 10 83 34 53 72 94
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Expected Home Runs

Year Team Avg HR Trot Actual HR xHR HR-xHR Doubters Mostly Gone No Doubters No Doubter %
2020 22.6 12 9.7 2 5 8 1 8.3
2021 24.4 19 20.5 -2 7 8 0 0

Expected Home Runs by Park

Year HR
2020 12 10 13 8 11 10 10 10 10 8 12 10 6 9 10 11 7 10 8 12 4 9 9 7 7 12 10 7 11 8 13
2021 19 17 21 16 21 16 18 24 16 16 20 21 14 19 17 21 15 18 17 19 14 18 19 18 17 22 22 15 20 17 22
! Note: This tells how many of this player's home runs would have been out of other stadiums. This accounts for different wall heights and distances, but does not attempt to adjust for 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 +/-  
Fastball Velocity 92.2 93.5 1.3
Offspeed Velocity 85.9 86.6 0.7
Breaking Velocity 78.3 79.9 1.6
Exit Velocity 86.9 90.9 4
Launch Angle 25.1 22.5 -2.6
Barrel % 6.4 9.8 3.4
Hard Hit % 29.3 43.2 13.9
Sweet Spot % 28.6 36.8 8.2
xBA .186 .219 0.033
BA .188 .186 -0.002
xwOBA .268 .324 0.056
wOBA .28 .291 0.011
xSLG .343 .411 0.068
SLG .391 .355 -0.036
K% 25.2 30.7 5.5
BB% 8.4 12.5 4.1
Swing % 43.4 45.1 1.7
Whiff% 22.5 31.6 9.1
In Zone % 49.4 44.1 -5.3
Out of Zone % 50.6 55.9 5.3
Out of Zone Swing % 23.6 24.5 0.9
First Pitch Swing % 15.9 23.8 7.9
First Pitch Strike % 44.4 48.1 3.7
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Statcast Shift Statistics

vs RHHvs LHH
YearPAwOBAPAShifts%PAShifts%
2020 214 .280 89 28 31.5 125 96 76.8
2021 423 .291 241 49 20.3 182 157 86.3

Pitch Distribution