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Daniel Descalso
2B | B/T: L/R | 5' 10" 190LBS | Age: 34

Draft: 2007 | Rd: 3, #112, St. Louis Cardinals | UC Davis
Poor Avg Great

Stats

PA AB R H HR RBI SB AVG OBP SLG OPS
2019 194 168 20 29 2 15 2 .173 .271 .250 .521
10 Seasons 2893 2519 326 593 48 294 26 .235 .320 .362 .682
AVG HR RBI SB OPS
2019 .173 2 15 2 .521
10 Seasons .235 48 294 26 .682

Statcast Batting Statistics

Season Age Pitches Batted Balls Barrels Barrel % Exit Velocity Max EV Launch Angle Sweet Spot % XBA XSLG WOBA XWOBA XWOBACON HardHit% K% BB%
2015 29 771 144 4 2.8 87.1 105.6 13.2 25 .188 .272 .259 .235 .266 26.6 21.5 9.6
2016 30 1159 198 6 3 87.9 106 10.7 40.4 .257 .370 .332 .315 .344 35.5 19.4 11.8
2017 31 1580 257 13 5.1 87 107.4 12.8 37.7 .221 .377 .318 .309 .338 29.2 22.4 12.1
2018 32 1729 246 25 10.2 89 105.5 19.1 41.5 .227 .390 .341 .330 .383 34.8 26 15.1
2019 33 818 113 5 4.4 88.8 105.7 11.4 31 .191 .297 .238 .265 .312 31 29.4 11.9
6057 958 53 5.5 87.9 107.4 13.9 36.5 .221 .354 .309 .301 .337 31.8 23.6 12.5
6.6 88.3 122.2 12 32.9 .243 .402 .317 .312 .363 35.6 22 8.4




Fastball: 4 Seam, 2 Seam, Cutter, Sinker. Offspeed: Split, Change, Fork, Screw. Breaking: Slider, Curve, Knuckle, Other
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Pitch Tracking

Year Pitch Type # % PA AB H 1B 2B 3B HR SO BBE BA XBA SLG XSLG WOBA XWOBA EV LA Whiff% PutAway%
2019 Fastballs 410 50.1 102 88 26 18 5 1 2 25 64 .295 .263 .443 .431 .354 .340 91.0 15 26.6 21.6
2019 Breaking 251 30.7 59 50 2 2 0 0 0 22 29 .040 .091 .040 .126 .123 .175 85.4 11 33.0 26.8
2019 Offspeed 157 19.2 33 30 1 1 0 0 0 10 20 .033 .150 .033 .189 .089 .196 84.2 1 28.8 18.2
2018 Fastballs 1041 60.5 258 206 59 29 16 4 10 50 159 .286 .266 .549 .472 .410 .388 89.9 19 23.4 18.1
2018 Breaking 458 26.6 102 85 14 9 4 0 1 43 45 .165 .163 .247 .250 .237 .242 86.9 23 39.8 26.7
2018 Offspeed 223 13.0 59 56 9 5 2 0 2 17 40 .161 .191 .304 .319 .209 .234 87.6 15 31.1 22.4
! Note: Years are in reverse order.
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Batted Ball Profile

Season GB % FB % LD % PU % Pull % Straight % Oppo % Weak % Topped % Under % Flare/Burner % Solid % Barrel %
2015 45.8 18.8 25 10.4 37.5 38.9 23.6 2.8 36.1 30.6 18.1 3.5 2.8
2016 44.9 18.2 32.8 4 37.4 38.9 23.7 3.5 34.8 22.2 27.3 8.1 3
2017 38.9 26.5 28 6.6 38.9 40.9 19.8 6.2 27.6 29.6 23.7 7.8 5.1
2018 30.1 32.5 28.9 8.5 46.7 30.9 22.4 1.6 23.6 32.9 26.4 4.1 10.2
2019 49.6 21.2 23 6.2 34.5 37.2 28.3 1.8 38.1 25.7 23.9 4.4 4.4
40.2 24.5 28.2 7.1 39.9 37.2 22.9 3.4 30.6 28.6 24.3 5.8 5.5
45.1 22.4 25.4 7.1 36.6 37.8 25.5 3.7 33.2 24.4 24.4 5.7 6.6

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 %
2019 Splitter -4.7 -1 11 1.3 1 0 0 0 50 0 0 0 0 0 0
2019 Cutter -1.1 0 38 4.6 10 .333 .333 .34 29.4 20 18.2 .31 .393 .343 28.6
2019 Curveball -5.6 -7 123 15 26 0 0 .027 39.5 46.2 32.4 .066 .108 .097 7.7
2019 Sinker -0.8 -1 121 14.8 29 .208 .417 .338 20 10.3 13 .255 .459 .371 47.6
2019 Changeup -3.3 -5 146 17.8 32 .034 .034 .094 26.7 31.3 20 .155 .195 .203 10.5
2019 Slider -3 -4 128 15.6 33 .08 .08 .23 28.3 30.3 22.2 .115 .145 .239 18.8
2019 4-Seamer 0.7 2 251 30.7 63 .327 .473 .386 28.8 31.7 24.4 .258 .424 .333 47.2
2018 Splitter 3.9 1 30 1.7 10 .2 .2 .18 35.7 30 16.7 .216 .235 .2 0
2018 Curveball -0.6 -1 145 8.4 30 .217 .261 .278 20 23.3 17.9 .266 .322 .324 22.2
2018 Cutter -0.7 -1 104 6 32 .214 .393 .311 22.6 18.8 17.1 .225 .4 .318 13.6
2018 Changeup -1.4 -3 193 11.2 49 .152 .326 .216 30.4 28.6 24.1 .186 .338 .242 24.2
2018 Slider -1.2 -4 313 18.1 72 .145 .242 .23 46.8 50 29.5 .125 .223 .216 29.6
2018 Sinker 1.7 5 305 17.6 76 .365 .556 .448 15.3 17.1 23.2 .318 .472 .403 48
2018 4-Seamer 2 13 632 36.6 150 .261 .583 .419 27.5 20.7 16.7 .247 .489 .399 43.7
2017 Knuckleball 8.2 2 21 1.3 5 .75 1 .75 33.3 20 14.3 .368 .437 .42 66.7
2017 Splitter -2.2 0 22 1.4 10 .3 .3 .27 28.6 30 42.9 .241 .285 .229 28.6
2017 Curveball 2.1 3 162 10.3 31 .3 .633 .4 27.1 29 16.7 .297 .533 .358 52.4
2017 Cutter 2.9 3 107 6.8 36 .25 .469 .347 29.4 36.1 34.2 .168 .304 .254 31.6
2017 Changeup 1.3 2 154 9.7 40 .324 .514 .385 29.6 22.5 24.3 .257 .352 .297 10.7
2017 Slider -0.5 -1 200 12.7 46 .079 .184 .197 28.9 32.6 19.2 .111 .164 .208 16.7
2017 Sinker -0.1 0 391 24.7 88 .243 .378 .336 17.9 14.8 15.9 .264 .5 .378 34.4
2017 4-Seamer -0.5 -3 520 32.9 141 .203 .347 .312 19.2 17.7 17.1 .209 .365 .312 27.7
! Note: Years are in reverse order.
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Swing/Take

Runs
Year Team PA Pitches Heart Shadow Chase Waste All
2010 37 118 1 -2 0 1 0
2011 375 1360 -1 -10 1 6 -4
2012 472 1813 -14 -19 7 10 -17
2013 380 1356 0 -8 6 4 2
2014 186 680 -11 2 6 4 1
2015 198 737 5 -13 4 3 0
2016 284 1141 2 -14 11 4 4
2017 409 1630 -7 -13 19 8 8
2018 419 1722 2 -13 14 8 11
2019 194 818 -18 -6 5 3 -16
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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 771 48.3 71.4 83.7 27.8 60.7 46.6 28.2 48.6 22.4 5.9 93.2
2016 1159 47.8 64.1 84.4 18.8 53.1 40.7 22.1 40.3 22.3 6.8 76.9
2017 1580 49.3 64.9 84.2 16.9 47.4 43.2 21.1 40.6 23.4 6.9 72.5
2018 1729 50 65.3 77.4 19.7 48.8 43.3 24.8 42.6 28.7 7.3 71.2
2019 818 47.4 63.4 80.1 19.5 42.9 42.3 20.1 40.3 28.8 6 79.6
6057 48.8 65.5 81.6 19.8 50.6 43 23.2 42.1 25.3 6.7 76
48.5 66.8 82 28.3 58.5 42.6 29.2 47 24.6 7.2 76

Percentile Rankings

Year xwOBA xBA xSLG xISO xOBP Brl Brl% EV HardHit% K% BB% Whiff% Speed OAA
2015 63
2016 51
2017 32 6 22 36 44 20 36 30 17 34 84 49 55 4
2018 58 17 35 45 78 48 76 52 36 16 94 21 47 1
2019 40
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Expected Home Runs

Year Team Avg HR Trot Actual HR xHR HR-xHR Doubters Mostly Gone No Doubters No Doubter %
2019 22 2 1.5 1 4 1 1 50

Expected Home Runs by Park

Year HR
2019 2 2 2 1 2 1 1 1 2 2 2 2 1 1 1 1 1 2 1 1 1 1 1 2 2 2 3 1 3 1 2
! 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 +/-  
Exit Velocity 87.1 87.9 0.8 87 -0.9 89 2 -0.2 undefined undefined
Launch Angle 13.2 10.7 -2.5 12.8 2.1 19.1 6.3 -7.7 undefined undefined
Barrel % 2.8 3 0.2 5.1 2.1 10.2 5.1 -5.8 undefined undefined
Hard Hit % 26.6 35.5 8.9 29.2 -6.3 34.8 5.6 -3.8 undefined undefined
Sweet Spot % 25 40.4 15.4 37.7 -2.7 41.5 3.8 -10.5 undefined undefined
xBA .188 .257 0.069 .221 -0.036 .227 0.006 -0.036 undefined undefined
BA .205 .264 0.059 .233 -0.031 .238 0.005 -0.065 undefined undefined
xwOBA .235 .315 0.08 .309 -0.006 .33 0.021 -0.065 undefined undefined
wOBA .259 .332 0.073 .318 -0.014 .341 0.023 -0.103 undefined undefined
xSLG .272 .37 0.098 .377 0.007 .39 0.013 -0.093 undefined undefined
SLG .324 .424 0.1 .395 -0.029 .436 0.041 -0.186 undefined undefined
K% 21.5 19.4 -2.1 22.4 3 26 3.6 3.4 undefined undefined
BB% 9.6 11.8 2.2 12.1 0.3 15.1 3 -3.2 undefined undefined
Swing % 48.6 40.3 -8.3 40.6 0.3 42.6 2 -2.3 undefined undefined
Whiff% 22.4 22.3 -0.1 23.4 1.1 28.7 5.3 0.1 undefined undefined
In Zone % 48.3 47.8 -0.5 49.3 1.5 50 0.7 -2.6 undefined undefined
Out of Zone % 51.7 52.2 0.5 50.7 -1.5 50 -0.7 2.6 undefined undefined
Out of Zone Swing % 27.8 18.8 -9 16.9 -1.9 19.7 2.8 -0.2 undefined undefined
First Pitch Swing % 28.2 22.1 -6.1 21.1 -1 24.8 3.7 -4.7 undefined undefined
First Pitch Strike % 63.6 56.4 -7.2 57 0.6 60.3 3.3 -1.5 undefined undefined
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Statcast Shift Statistics

SeasonBat SidePAShifts%wOBA - No ShiftwOBA - Shift
2016 L 283 12 4.2 .336 .204
2017 L 393 26 6.6 .311 .402
2018 L 421 77 18.3 .335 .365
2019 L 194 100 51.5 .283 .196

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