Danny Espinosa
2B | B/T: S/R | 6' 0" 205LBS | Age: 35

Draft: 2008 | Rd: 3, #87, Washington Nationals | Cal State Long Beach
Poor Avg Great

Stats

PA AB R H HR RBI SB AVG OBP SLG OPS
2017 295 266 30 46 6 31 4 .173 .245 .278 .523
8 Seasons 3267 2910 367 644 98 316 64 .221 .297 .378 .675
AVG HR RBI SB OPS
2017 .173 6 31 4 .523
8 Seasons .221 98 316 64 .675

Statcast Batting 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%
2015 28 1515 267 17 6.4 4.1 86.3 109.0 12.7 28.5 .201 .335 .310 .272 .330 28.5 25.7 8.0
2016 29 2314 353 29 8.2 4.8 90.1 112.2 14.8 26.6 .197 .361 .294 .286 .362 33.4 29.0 9.0
2017 30 1104 160 11 6.9 3.7 87.4 112.5 13.5 31.3 .188 .323 .232 .260 .376 28.7 36.9 7.1
Player 4933 780 57 7.3 4.4 88.2 112.5 13.8 28.2 .196 .344 .285 .275 .353 30.8 29.7 8.3
MLB 6.7 4.6 88.4 122.2 12.1 32.9 .246 .410 .317 .317 .370 35.7 22.0 8.4
! Note: All figures in this table cover the period 2015-present.




Fastball: 4 Seam, 2 Seam, Cutter, Sinker. Offspeed: Split, Change, Fork, Screw. Breaking: Slider, Curve, Knuckle, Other
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Batted Ball Profile

Season GB % FB % LD % PU % Pull % Straight % Oppo % Weak % Topped % Under % Flare/Burner % Solid % Barrel % Barrel/PA
2015 47.9 17.6 25.1 9.4 41.2 32.6 26.2 8.6 33.0 24.3 16.9 4.5 6.4 4.1
2016 43.1 24.4 24.4 8.2 49.0 34.0 17.0 4.5 27.5 27.2 19.0 4.8 8.2 4.8
2017 45.0 24.4 19.4 11.3 44.4 35.0 19.4 4.4 27.5 26.9 24.4 3.8 6.9 3.7
Player 45.1 22.1 23.6 9.2 45.4 33.7 20.6 5.9 29.4 26.2 19.4 4.5 7.3 4.4
MLB 44.9 22.9 25.1 7.1 36.7 37.8 25.4 3.8 33.1 24.5 24.4 5.7 6.7 4.6
! Note: All figures in this table cover the period 2015-present.

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 %
2017 4-Seamer -3.8 -16 416 37.7 110 .113 .196 .175 41.3 38.2 32.3 .148 .257 .225 28.1
2017 Sinker -0.2 0 243 22.0 62 .278 .407 .363 33.6 25.8 28.1 .244 .414 .331 28.9
2017 Slider -0.1 0 132 12.0 39 .211 .421 .300 45.7 53.8 39.6 .197 .380 .255 35.3
2017 Changeup -0.3 0 128 11.6 40 .216 .351 .260 40.3 32.5 39.4 .252 .467 .335 40.0
2017 Curveball -3.9 -4 107 9.7 22 .045 .045 .041 52.3 54.5 33.3 .064 .073 .061 0.0
2017 Cutter -2.5 -1 43 3.9 10 .125 .125 .256 34.8 10.0 8.3 .245 .268 .331 14.3
2017 Splitter -2.0 0 24 2.2 7 .143 .143 .129 61.5 57.1 50.0 .244 .316 .239 33.3
! Note: Years are in reverse order.
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Swing/Take

Runs
Year Team PA Pitches Heart Shadow Chase Waste All
2010 111 431 4 -5 2 2 2
2011 652 2,507 -9 -14 16 12 6
2012 672 2,568 -14 -5 2 7 -10
2013 167 563 -6 -7 0 1 -12
2014 362 1,319 -13 -12 1 6 -18
2015 406 1,495 -4 -14 5 6 -7
2016 607 2,332 -23 -11 11 11 -11
2017 290 1,093 -14 -19 7 5 -22
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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 1,515 44.4 76.2 75.8 37.1 59.3 41.1 43.0 54.5 27.8 5.6 82.4
2016 2,314 44.2 70.2 75.2 32.2 47.5 41.8 32.6 48.9 32.3 6.2 75.5
2017 1,104 51.2 74.5 65.1 30.7 34.8 40.0 40.1 53.1 40.8 7.5 79.3
Player 4,933 45.9 73.0 72.8 33.5 49.3 41.2 37.6 51.6 32.8 6.3 78.4
MLB 48.5 66.9 82.0 28.3 58.4 42.6 29.3 47.0 24.6 7.2 76.0
! Note: All figures in this table cover the period 2015-present.

Percentile Rankings

Year xwOBA xBA xSLG xISO xOBP Brl Brl% EV HardHit% K% BB% Whiff% Speed OAA
2015 9 1 13 42 9 45 63 15 20 12 57 15 73
2016 11 1 17 47 20 61 65 68 33 8 63 6 68
2017 63 74
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Expected Home Runs

Year Team Avg HR Trot Actual HR xHR HR-xHR Doubters Mostly Gone No Doubters No Doubter %
2016 21.6 24 22.3 2 13 10 14 58.3
2017 22.8 6 7.7 -2 1 7 3 50.0

Expected Home Runs by Park

Year HR
2016 24 22 29 21 22 24 20 21 25 20 26 22 19 19 20 23 23 22 21 22 29 18 21 22 22 24 25 20 18 22 27
2017 6 9 8 8 7 8 7 7 8 7 8 8 6 4 8 10 8 8 3 8 10 7 7 9 8 9 9 6 8 8 9
! 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 2015 2016 +/-   2017 +/-   2018 +/-   2019 +/-   2020 +/-   2021 +/-   2022 +/-  
Exit Velocity 86.3 90.1 3.8 -2.7
Launch Angle 12.7 14.8 2.1 -1.3
Barrel % 6.4 8.2 1.8 -1.3
Hard Hit % 28.5 33.4 4.9 -4.7
Sweet Spot % 28.5 26.6 -1.9 4.7
xBA .201 .197 -0.004 -0.009
BA .24 .209 -0.031 -0.036
xwOBA .272 .286 0.014 -0.026
wOBA .31 .294 -0.016 -0.062
xSLG .335 .361 0.026 -0.038
SLG .409 .378 -0.031 -0.1
K% 25.7 29 3.3 7.9
BB% 8 9 1 -1.9
Swing % 54.5 48.9 -5.6 4.2
Whiff% 27.8 32.3 4.5 8.5
In Zone % 44.4 44.2 -0.2 7
Out of Zone % 55.6 55.8 0.2 -7
Out of Zone Swing % 37.1 32.2 -4.9 -1.5
First Pitch Swing % 43 32.6 -10.4 7.5
First Pitch Strike % 63.8 54.4 -9.4 6.1
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Statcast Shift Statistics

SeasonBat SidePAShifts%wOBA - No ShiftwOBA - Shift
2016 L 440 35 8.0 .289 .284
2016 R 119 7 5.9 .316 .224
2017 L 183 84 45.9 .250 .217
2017 R 107 5 4.7 .225 .145