Cristian Javier
P | B/T: R/R | 6' 1" 213LBS | Age: 26

Stats

W L ERA G GS SV IP SO WHIP
2023 7 1 2.84 12 12 0 69.2 72 0.99
4 Seasons 27 13 3.01 90 56 2 374.0 450 1.03
G W-L ERA IP SO WHIP
2023 12 7-1 2.84 69.2 72 0.99
4 Seasons 90 27-13 3.01 374.0 450 1.03

Statcast 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% ERA xERA
2020 23 889 140 9 6.4 4.2 86.9 109.1 25.1 28.6 .187 .348 .280 .271 .315 29.3 25.2 8.4 3.48 3.06
2021 24 1792 234 23 9.8 5.4 90.6 116.1 22.5 36.8 .221 .416 .291 .327 .417 43.2 30.7 12.5 3.55 4.57
2022 25 2554 333 24 7.2 4.1 88.4 113.8 25.4 31.2 .168 .286 .251 .244 .308 33.6 33.2 8.9 2.54 2.43
2023 26 1130 184 22 12.0 8.1 89.6 111.4 23.1 37.0 .239 .467 .277 .322 .414 38.6 26.4 5.9 2.84 4.25
Player 6365 891 78 8.8 5.2 89.0 116.1 24.1 33.4 .198 .364 .271 .285 .359 36.5 30.1 9.3
MLB 6.8 4.7 88.4 122.4 12.1 33.0 .245 .405 .316 .315 .368 36.0 22.1 8.4
! Note: All figures in this table cover the period 2015-present.

Statcast Pitch Arsenal

Javier relies on 4 pitches.
4-Seam Fastball
(58.7%) ,
Slider
(31.7%) ,
Curveball
(7.5%) ,
Changeup
(2.1%) ,


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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
2020 30.0 34.3 20.7 15.0 45.7 25.7 28.6 5.7 18.6 43.6 17.1 7.1 6.4 4.2
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 5.4
2022 27.0 38.7 21.0 13.2 36.0 35.4 28.5 4.8 17.7 43.2 20.7 6.3 7.2 4.1
2023 27.2 35.9 24.5 12.5 31.0 38.0 31.0 2.2 20.1 38.0 20.7 6.0 12.0 8.1
Player 27.8 36.1 23.1 12.9 37.9 34.0 28.1 3.8 19.0 40.0 20.5 7.2 8.8 5.2
MLB 44.8 23.2 24.9 7.1 36.8 37.6 25.4 3.9 33.0 24.6 24.4 5.8 6.8 4.7
! 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
2023 Changeup HOU R 21 82.7 30.9 -2.6 -8 15.9 1.5 10
2023 Curveball HOU R 83 76.3 57.2 -0.7 -1 12.5 1.6 15
2023 Slider HOU R 352 79.3 40.9 -2.0 -5 13.3 1.3 11
2023 4-Seamer HOU R 653 92.7 13.6 2.2 14 6.0 -1.5 -20
2022 Curveball HOU R 214 76.5 56.4 -1.0 -2 13.2 2.9 29
2022 Slider HOU R 705 79.9 40.2 -2.3 -5 15.1 5.4 56
2022 4-Seamer HOU R 1,530 93.8 12.2 3.0 20 7.3 -0.6 -7
2022 Changeup HOU R 105 85.3 28.1 -3.6 -11 14.5 0.3 2
2021 4-Seamer HOU R 1,064 93.5 13.4 2.3 15 7.9 0.0 -1
2021 Slider HOU R 483 81.0 37.1 -4.0 -10 10.7 2.8 35
2021 Changeup HOU R 105 86.6 27.4 -3.4 -11 15.6 1.0 7
2021 Curveball HOU R 139 75.9 58.2 0.7 1 13.9 3.9 38
2020 Changeup HOU R 64 85.9 28.1 -3.6 -11 16.0 2.0 15
2020 Slider HOU R 226 78.8 41.1 -2.8 -6 12.5 2.9 30
2020 4-Seamer HOU R 560 92.2 14.1 2.4 14 7.0 -1.1 -13
2020 Curveball HOU R 38 76.3 56.5 -0.1 0 12.5 2.4 24
! 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 %
2023 4-Seamer -1.6 -10 663 58.7 184 .235 .429 .308 28.2 24.5 21.3 .245 .499 .340 40.5
2023 Slider -1.1 -4 358 31.7 71 .152 .303 .217 34.1 31.0 20.2 .209 .382 .272 37.8
2023 Curveball -1.0 -1 85 7.5 16 .125 .250 .156 29.6 25.0 12.1 .270 .481 .321 25.0
2023 Changeup 1.8 0 24 2.1 2 .500 .500 .450 37.5 50.0 20.0 .483 .518 .439 0.0
2022 4-Seamer -1.2 -18 1,530 59.9 370 .183 .326 .282 27.3 28.9 20.2 .180 .317 .274 39.2
2022 Slider -1.2 -8 705 27.6 166 .121 .223 .181 39.4 44.0 28.0 .126 .211 .176 22.6
2022 Curveball 0.2 0 214 8.4 34 .226 .387 .279 30.0 38.2 17.3 .169 .241 .207 21.1
2022 Changeup 2.0 2 105 4.1 15 .286 .571 .383 26.7 6.7 4.5 .331 .507 .381 30.8
2021 4-Seamer -0.1 -1 1,065 59.4 271 .226 .421 .353 26.4 24.4 21.3 .273 .530 .401 51.0
2021 Slider -2.0 -10 483 27.0 109 .089 .198 .172 49.0 50.5 30.4 .098 .175 .152 17.0
2021 Curveball 0.6 1 139 7.8 21 .222 .278 .288 31.3 33.3 20.6 .231 .304 .297 54.5
2021 Changeup 1.3 1 105 5.9 22 .190 .476 .295 11.9 9.1 10.0 .262 .482 .332 36.8
2020 4-Seamer -1.0 -6 560 63.0 136 .208 .442 .322 19.5 19.1 17.8 .214 .416 .315 36.8
2020 Slider -2.6 -6 226 25.4 58 .075 .075 .122 32.1 41.4 24.5 .103 .125 .153 6.9
2020 Changeup 6.8 4 64 7.2 11 .600 1.400 .755 18.5 0.0 0.0 .449 .982 .544 36.4
2020 Curveball -1.6 -1 38 4.3 9 .111 .444 .222 30.8 44.4 26.7 .043 .078 .051 0.0
! 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 4-Seam Fastball 554 92.2 93 19.0 12:45 12:45 0
2020 Knuckle Curve 35 76.4 75 17.7 7:30 7:45 -15
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 4-Seam Fastball 1,051 93.5 94 19.3 12:45 12:45 0
2021 Knuckle Curve 133 75.8 81 19.9 7:15 7:30 -15
2021 Slider 479 81.0 40 12.3 8:45 9:30 -45
2022 Changeup 101 85.3 83 17.5 2:15 2:00 15
2022 4-Seam Fastball 1,518 93.8 95 20.0 12:45 12:45 0
2022 Knuckle Curve 208 76.5 77 18.6 7:15 7:45 -30
2022 Slider 695 79.9 43 16.2 8:15 9:15 -60
2023 Changeup 21 82.7 84 18.4 2:15 2:15 0
2023 4-Seam Fastball 645 92.7 93 19.0 12:45 12:45 0
2023 Knuckle Curve 83 76.3 75 18.5 7:15 7:30 -15
2023 Slider 342 79.3 43 14.4 8:15 9:15 -60
! 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 1,065 -9 -9 5 3 -9
2021 469 2,006 -16 -22 16 12 -10
2022 629 2,756 -26 -26 15 9 -28
2023 273 1,130 -11 -12 5 4 -15
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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 42.4 44.4 43.4 22.5 8.4 81.3
2021 1,792 44.1 71.3 75.3 24.5 51.4 40.3 48.2 45.1 31.6 6.5 77.8
2022 2,554 49.3 70.9 76.0 28.0 53.4 43.0 55.9 49.2 30.4 8.0 78.4
2023 1,130 46.4 67.0 79.3 32.0 53.1 40.2 53.5 48.3 29.9 8.5 72.9
Player 6,365 47.3 69.3 77.3 27.1 54.0 41.7 51.6 47.1 29.6 7.7 77.6
MLB 48.5 66.9 82.0 28.4 58.2 42.6 60.8 47.1 24.7 7.3 76.1
! 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
2020 84 90 74 47 92 28 58 74 90 60 52 21 17 42 71 17
2021 32 72 39 21 29 34 16 12 17 88 10 83 13 55 72 94 20
2022 96 98 95 77 96 34 50 52 82 94 34 82 33 54 79 92 22
2023 46 56 19 12 78 1 12 36 55 69 81 76 82 38 44 94 17
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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 9.2 3 3 11 2 16.7
2021 24.4 19 19.3 0 8 9 12 63.2
2022 24.1 18 16.7 1 5 20 3 16.7
2023 24.6 9 11.0 -2 6 9 4 44.4
Player 24.0 58 56.2 2 22 49 21 36.2

Expected Home Runs by Park

Year HR
2020 12 10 7 11 10 9 12 7 9 4 9 13 7 6 11 9 11 10 7 11 8 10 14 8 9 5 11 12 9 11 7
2021 19 25 14 20 20 19 20 20 19 14 17 21 18 15 21 23 19 20 19 22 18 18 23 23 18 17 23 22 15 17 18
2022 18 11 15 20 18 16 19 14 13 13 12 19 20 17 18 20 16 15 16 16 19 14 25 20 11 12 21 21 21 16 13
2023 9 7 8 10 13 12 10 9 10 7 9 11 15 10 12 11 13 10 13 13 11 10 15 15 8 9 12 12 13 13 10
Player 58 53 44 61 61 56 61 50 51 38 47 64 60 48 62 63 59 55 55 62 56 52 77 66 46 43 67 67 58 57 48
! 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 2020 2021 +/-   2022 +/-   2023 +/-  
Fastball Velocity 92.2 93.5 1.3 93.8 0.3 92.7 -1.1
Offspeed Velocity 85.9 86.6 0.7 85.3 -1.3 82.9 -2.4
Breaking Velocity 78.3 79.9 1.6 79.1 -0.8 78.7 -0.4
Exit Velocity 86.9 90.6 3.7 88.4 -2.2 89.6 1.2
Launch Angle 25.1 22.5 -2.6 25.4 2.9 23.1 -2.3
Barrel % 6.4 9.8 3.4 7.2 -2.6 12.0 4.8
Hard Hit % 29.3 43.2 13.9 33.6 -9.6 38.6 5.0
Sweet Spot % 28.6 36.8 8.2 31.2 -5.6 37.0 5.8
xBA .187 .221 0.034 .168 -0.053 .239 0.071
BA .188 .186 -0.002 .170 -0.016 .209 0.039
xwOBA .271 .327 0.056 .244 -0.083 .322 0.078
wOBA .280 .291 0.011 .251 -0.040 .277 0.026
xSLG .348 .416 0.068 .286 -0.130 .467 0.181
SLG .391 .355 -0.036 .305 -0.050 .386 0.081
K% 25.2 30.7 5.5 33.2 2.5 26.4 -6.8
BB% 8.4 12.5 4.1 8.9 -3.6 5.9 -3.0
Swing % 43.4 45.1 1.7 49.2 4.1 48.3 -0.9
Whiff% 22.5 31.6 9.1 30.4 -1.2 29.9 -0.5
In Zone % 49.4 44.1 -5.3 49.3 5.2 46.4 -2.9
Out of Zone % 50.6 55.9 5.3 50.7 -5.2 53.6 2.9
Out of Zone Swing % 23.6 24.5 0.9 28.0 3.5 32.0 4.0
First Pitch Swing % 15.9 23.9 8.0 30.4 6.5 26.7 -3.7
First Pitch Strike % 44.4 48.2 3.8 55.9 7.7 53.5 -2.4
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Statcast Shift Statistics

vs RHHvs LHH
YearPAwOBAPAShifts%PAShifts%
2020 214 .280 89 28 31.5 125 96 76.8
2021 411 .289 236 46 19.5 175 151 86.3
2022 585 .251 263 75 28.5 322 276 85.7
2023 273 .277 133 0 0.0 140 0 0.0

Pitch Tempo

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