Cristopher Sánchez
P | Bats/Throws: L/L | 6' 1" 165LBS | Age: 27
W L ERA G GS SV IP SO WHIP
2022 2 2 5.63 15 3 1 40 35 1.38
2023 3 5 3.44 19 18 0 99.1 96 1.05
2024 3 3 2.71 12 12 0 66.1 59 1.34
4 Seasons 9 10 3.71 53 34 1 218.1 203 1.24
G W-L ERA IP SO WHIP
2022 15 2-2 5.63 40 35 1.38
2023 19 3-5 3.44 99.1 96 1.05
2024 12 3-3 2.71 66.1 59 1.34
4 Seasons 53 9-10 3.71 218.1 203 1.24
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 24 211 39 2 5.1 3.4 84.9 109.4 3.7 20.5 .213 .304 .377 .281 .303 33.3 22.0 11.9 4.97 3.30
2022 25 662 121 8 6.6 4.5 87.9 112.5 4.9 30.6 .242 .389 .323 .320 .351 38.0 19.8 9.6 5.63 4.28
2023 26 1460 281 23 8.2 5.8 88.8 112.9 3.9 31.0 .247 .409 .296 .299 .374 40.2 24.2 4.0 3.44 3.74
2024 27 1060 201 12 6.0 4.3 88.1 114.7 -0.8 28.4 .272 .363 .294 .306 .355 39.8 21.0 7.5 2.71 3.67
Player 3393 642 45 7.0 4.9 88.2 114.7 2.6 29.4 .252 .385 .305 .304 .360 39.3 22.2 6.7
MLB 6.9 4.7 88.5 122.4 12.2 33.1 .245 .406 .316 .315 .369 36.4 22.2 8.4
! Note: All figures in this table cover the period 2015-present.

Statcast Pitch Arsenal

Sánchez relies on 4 pitches.
Sinker
(47.1%) ,
Changeup
(33.9%) ,
Slider
(17.7%) ,
Cutter
(1.3%) ,


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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 66.7 10.3 15.4 7.7 25.6 38.5 35.9 15.4 43.6 12.8 17.9 5.1 5.1 3.4
2022 54.5 20.7 21.5 3.3 29.8 43.8 26.4 4.1 41.3 16.5 24.0 6.6 6.6 4.5
2023 57.7 19.9 20.6 1.8 38.8 39.5 21.7 5.7 42.0 14.6 22.1 7.5 8.2 5.8
2024 62.7 10.0 24.4 3.0 37.8 39.8 22.4 4.5 44.8 12.4 28.9 3.5 6.0 4.3
Player 59.2 16.4 21.7 2.8 36.0 40.3 23.7 5.6 42.8 14.2 24.3 5.9 7.0 4.9
MLB 44.6 23.6 24.8 7.0 37.1 37.5 25.3 3.9 32.8 24.7 24.4 5.8 6.9 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
2024 Slider PHI L 188 83.7 42.6 4.7 12 0.9 -4.8 -84
2024 Changeup PHI L 359 85.1 37.2 5.8 18 17.6 3.3 23
2024 Cutter PHI L 14 87.0 38.0 -9.3 -32 0.1 -3.6 -102
2024 Sinker PHI L 499 94.4 23.3 3.2 16 18.0 3.7 26
2023 Slider PHI L 308 82.7 43.5 4.3 11 1.0 -5.1 -84
2023 Sinker PHI L 675 92.1 27.4 4.7 21 17.9 3.0 20
2023 Changeup PHI L 477 81.8 42.7 9.2 27 17.3 3.4 24
2022 Sinker PHI L 404 93.0 23.5 2.7 13 17.8 3.7 26
2022 Changeup PHI L 133 84.4 37.3 7.1 24 17.0 3.1 23
2022 Slider PHI L 125 84.8 38.1 1.8 5 1.8 -3.3 -65
2021 Slider PHI L 33 83.1 38.1 -0.5 -1 1.9 -3.4 -64
2021 Changeup PHI L 45 85.0 35.5 6.2 21 16.5 3.4 26
2021 Sinker PHI L 133 93.8 21.8 2.4 12 17.2 3.6 27
! 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 Sinker -0.7 -4 499 47.1 121 .355 .458 .423 7.5 6.6 8.4 .363 .492 .405 52.0
2024 Changeup 1.7 6 359 33.9 107 .188 .218 .226 40.9 37.4 26.1 .173 .212 .197 24.6
2024 Slider 1.1 2 188 17.7 50 .229 .333 .262 26.4 18.0 15.8 .296 .416 .322 33.3
2024 Cutter 3.5 0 14 1.3 3 .000 .000 .000 33.3 66.7 33.3 .013 .013 .012 0.0
2023 Sinker 1.0 7 675 46.2 183 .297 .523 .381 10.7 11.5 15.8 .310 .506 .366 51.3
2023 Changeup 0.9 4 477 32.7 143 .148 .274 .218 43.0 40.6 27.8 .165 .269 .210 23.1
2023 Slider -0.7 -2 308 21.1 70 .250 .456 .324 29.7 24.3 23.6 .250 .444 .304 33.3
2022 Sinker 0.3 1 404 61.0 108 .247 .430 .357 14.4 16.7 22.5 .274 .450 .366 45.3
2022 Changeup -0.1 0 133 20.1 41 .184 .289 .240 29.8 34.1 23.3 .190 .329 .258 16.7
2022 Slider -3.1 -4 125 18.9 27 .320 .440 .357 22.6 11.1 8.6 .207 .255 .238 36.4
2021 Sinker 0.3 0 133 63.0 38 .419 .516 .451 9.2 10.5 12.9 .243 .323 .309 37.9
2021 Changeup 1.7 1 45 21.3 13 .091 .364 .262 54.2 38.5 27.8 .169 .340 .287 33.3
2021 Slider -7.4 -2 33 15.6 8 .250 .375 .381 33.3 50.0 33.3 .158 .181 .154 0.0
! 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 354 85.1 89 18.6 9:45 9:00 45
2024 Cutter 14 87.0 36 5.4 4:15 6:00 -105
2024 Sinker 498 94.4 98 20.0 10:00 9:45 15
2024 Slider 188 83.7 36 5.9 4:30 5:45 -75
2023 Changeup 474 81.8 94 18.6 9:15 8:30 45
2023 Sinker 670 92.1 98 19.2 9:45 9:15 30
2023 Slider 307 82.7 36 5.9 4:30 5:45 -75
2022 Changeup 130 84.4 89 18.0 9:45 9:00 45
2022 Sinker 390 93.0 98 20.2 10:00 9:45 15
2022 Slider 125 84.8 20 4.0 3:45 4:30 -45
2021 Changeup 45 85.0 87 17.4 10:00 9:00 60
2021 Sinker 133 93.8 98 19.9 10:15 9:45 30
2021 Slider 33 83.1 11 2.6 3:15 3:15 0
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Swing/Take

Runs
Year Team PA Pitches Heart Shadow Chase Waste All
2021 59 211 1 -1 0 -1 -1
2022 176 662 1 5 -5 -4 -3
2023 407 1,498 3 13 -3 -4 9
2024 281 1,060 1 8 -1 -3 5
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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 211 46.4 70.4 79.7 31.0 62.9 37.9 59.3 49.3 23.1 9.5 60.0
2022 662 48.3 62.8 89.1 28.7 62.2 43.2 57.1 45.2 19.1 6.9 67.4
2023 1,460 50.8 61.3 85.2 34.8 51.6 42.2 66.7 48.2 26.4 6.9 74.3
2024 1,060 50.8 64.2 86.1 33.6 56.0 40.8 65.1 49.2 23.0 8.1 75.6
Player 3,393 50.0 63.0 85.9 32.9 55.6 41.7 63.9 48.0 23.8 7.5 72.3
MLB 48.6 67.0 82.0 28.4 57.9 42.6 60.9 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
2021 55 17 96
2022 35 13 97
2023 68 45 43 47 87 38 43 55 42 55 98 54 97 20 4 89
2024 56 17 70 95 38 28 72 65 40 39 57 36 89 56 25 83
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Expected Home Runs

Year Team Avg HR Trot Actual HR xHR HR-xHR Doubters Mostly Gone No Doubters No Doubter %
2021 22.6 1 0.3 1 3 0 0 0.0
2022 23.3 5 4.6 0 2 5 0 0.0
2023 23.6 16 13.2 3 4 11 5 31.3
2024 21.8 1 1.5 -1 2 3 0 0.0
Player 23.4 23 19.6 3 11 19 5 21.7

Expected Home Runs by Park

Year HR
2021 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2022 5 3 4 4 4 5 5 5 2 5 4 3 6 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 4
2023 16 7 10 11 15 14 15 10 16 10 14 14 13 12 15 13 13 12 13 16 13 12 17 14 10 10 16 15 15 16 14
2024 1 2 0 3 1 1 2 3 1 1 1 4 1 1 3 1 2 1 1 2 1 0 3 2 1 1 1 1 2 1 2
Player 23 12 14 19 20 20 22 19 19 16 19 21 21 18 23 20 20 18 20 23 20 18 26 22 16 16 22 21 22 22 20
! 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 2021 2022 +/-   2023 +/-   2024 +/-  
Fastball Velocity 93.8 93.0 -0.8 92.1 -0.9 94.2 2.1
Offspeed Velocity 85.0 84.4 -0.6 81.8 -2.6 85.1 3.3
Breaking Velocity 83.1 84.8 1.7 82.7 -2.1 83.7 1.0
Exit Velocity 84.9 87.9 3.0 88.8 0.9 88.1 -0.7
Launch Angle 3.7 4.9 1.2 3.9 -1.0 -0.8 -4.7
Barrel % 5.1 6.6 1.5 8.2 1.6 6.0 -2.2
Hard Hit % 33.3 38.0 4.7 40.2 2.2 39.8 -0.4
LA Sweet-Spot % 20.5 30.6 10.1 31.0 0.4 28.4 -2.6
xBA .213 .242 0.029 .247 0.005 .272 0.025
BA .320 .244 -0.076 .235 -0.009 .263 0.028
xwOBA .281 .320 0.039 .299 -0.021 .306 0.007
wOBA .377 .323 -0.054 .296 -0.027 .294 -0.002
xSLG .304 .389 0.085 .409 0.020 .363 -0.046
SLG .460 .397 -0.063 .421 0.024 .336 -0.085
K% 22.0 19.8 -2.2 24.2 4.4 21.0 -3.2
BB% 11.9 9.6 -2.3 4.0 -5.6 7.5 3.5
Swing % 49.3 45.2 -4.1 48.2 3.0 49.2 1.0
Whiff% 23.1 19.1 -4.0 26.4 7.3 23.0 -3.4
In Zone % 46.4 48.3 1.9 50.8 2.5 50.8 0.0
Out of Zone % 53.6 51.7 -1.9 49.2 -2.5 49.2 0.0
Out of Zone Swing % 31.0 28.7 -2.3 34.8 6.1 33.6 -1.2
First Pitch Swing % 35.6 32.2 -3.4 35.6 3.4 30.2 -5.4
First Pitch Strike % 59.3 57.1 -2.2 66.7 9.6 65.1 -1.6
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Statcast Fielder Positioning

vs RHHvs LHH
YearAlignment TypePAwOBAPATotal%PATotal%
2021 Shifts 59 .377 36 4 11.1 23 7 30.4
2022 Shifts 176 .323 123 11 8.9 53 14 26.4
2023 Shades 396 .296 316 21 6.6 80 2 2.5
2024 Shades 281 .294 235 11 4.7 46 3 6.5
! 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 54 17.3 18.5% 1.9% 33 24.3 0.0% 15.2%
2022 179 16.0 35.2% 3.4% 121 21.9 1.7% 5.0%
2023 458 13.6 71.6% 0.0% 195 18.1 3.1% 0.5%
2024 267 13.8 67.4% 0.4% 162 18.6 1.2% 1.2%
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Pitch Distribution