Danny Jansen
C | Bats/Throws: R/R | 6' 2" 215LBS | Age: 28
Draft: 2013 | Rd: 16, #475, Toronto Blue Jays | Appleton A. West (WI) HS
PA AB R H HR SB AVG OBP SLG OPS
2021 205 184 32 41 11 0 .223 .299 .473 .772
2022 248 215 34 56 15 1 .260 .339 .516 .855
2023 301 268 38 61 17 0 .228 .312 .474 .786
6 Seasons 1,380 1,215 175 272 65 1 .224 .308 .435 .743
AVG HR SB OPS
2021 .223 11 0 .772
2022 .260 15 1 .855
2023 .228 17 0 .786
6 Seasons .224 65 1 .743
MLB Percentile Rankings
Hits Spray Chart

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%
2018 23 355 65 6 9.2 6.3 85.1 106.0 21.1 30.8 .209 .392 .340 .314 .318 27.7 17.9 9.5
2019 24 1455 270 16 5.9 4.2 88.9 111.4 16.3 31.9 .243 .415 .275 .312 .356 40.0 20.6 8.1
2020 25 571 93 8 8.6 5.4 85.1 109.3 16.3 36.6 .247 .439 .300 .354 .388 35.5 21.1 14.3
2021 26 805 141 12 8.5 5.9 90.0 111.2 20.5 34.8 .241 .458 .329 .333 .387 44.7 21.5 8.3
2022 27 961 176 23 13.1 9.3 90.4 109.3 22.2 34.7 .261 .511 .364 .366 .408 46.6 17.7 10.1
2023 28 1185 206 22 10.7 7.3 88.3 109.0 19.7 35.4 .219 .418 .336 .317 .352 37.4 20.6 7.6
Player 5332 951 87 9.1 6.3 88.6 111.4 19.1 34.0 .239 .440 .319 .330 .370 40.1 20.1 9.1
MLB 6.9 4.7 88.4 122.4 12.2 33.1 .245 .405 .316 .315 .369 36.3 22.1 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, Sweeper, Slurve, 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
2018 33.8 29.2 21.5 15.4 50.8 29.2 20.0 9.2 24.6 35.4 20.0 1.5 9.2 6.3
2019 38.9 27.0 22.2 11.9 48.5 29.6 21.9 3.0 28.5 30.7 25.9 5.6 5.9 4.2
2020 37.6 28.0 25.8 8.6 29.0 44.1 26.9 14.0 21.5 29.0 22.6 3.2 8.6 5.4
2021 31.2 24.8 29.8 14.2 53.9 29.8 16.3 7.1 22.7 29.8 19.9 10.6 8.5 5.9
2022 33.5 32.4 18.8 15.3 50.0 35.2 14.8 3.4 21.0 33.0 22.7 6.3 13.1 9.3
2023 34.0 35.9 18.4 11.7 51.5 28.6 19.9 2.9 24.8 35.0 18.0 7.8 10.7 7.3
Player 35.2 29.9 22.2 12.7 48.5 31.9 19.7 5.2 24.5 32.1 22.0 6.4 9.1 6.3
MLB 44.6 23.5 24.9 7.0 37.0 37.6 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.

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 -0.8 -3 418 35.3 97 .221 .512 .349 25.4 25.8 20.5 .211 .453 .326 41.0
2023 Slider 3.6 7 200 16.9 50 .213 .489 .352 31.9 30.0 20.5 .230 .393 .292 28.1
2023 Sinker -0.5 -1 196 16.5 61 .226 .321 .308 11.0 9.8 14.6 .212 .403 .322 40.4
2023 Curveball 0.5 1 116 9.8 21 .167 .167 .271 17.9 23.8 16.1 .203 .255 .269 38.5
2023 Changeup 4.1 4 95 8.0 32 .250 .643 .409 29.3 15.6 15.2 .233 .398 .323 34.8
2023 Cutter 3.1 3 86 7.3 22 .263 .684 .432 17.5 13.6 20.0 .279 .629 .422 31.3
2023 Sweeper 0.2 0 51 4.3 9 .222 .333 .239 20.0 22.2 16.7 .107 .159 .113 28.6
2023 Splitter -0.5 0 13 1.1 5 .400 .400 .360 30.0 20.0 14.3 .340 .543 .378 75.0
2022 4-Seamer 1.0 3 271 28.2 64 .269 .635 .440 30.5 21.9 17.3 .266 .665 .449 66.7
2022 Slider 4.0 9 221 23.0 59 .264 .660 .418 19.8 16.9 15.9 .284 .601 .400 29.5
2022 Sinker 2.4 3 132 13.7 41 .351 .622 .454 7.6 4.9 10.0 .355 .560 .426 62.9
2022 Changeup 0.3 0 105 10.9 23 .333 .429 .335 30.4 21.7 12.8 .220 .318 .245 35.3
2022 Curveball -3.5 -3 81 8.4 22 .100 .100 .114 20.0 22.7 21.7 .180 .315 .224 43.8
2022 Cutter -0.6 0 78 8.1 21 .313 .438 .381 10.5 4.8 8.3 .286 .430 .372 31.3
2022 Sweeper -2.6 -2 57 5.9 14 .077 .154 .139 28.0 42.9 24.0 .109 .214 .178 42.9
2022 Splitter 3.2 0 9 0.9 1 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 .084 .084 .079 0.0
2022 Slurve -3.1 0 1 0.1 -- -- -- 0.0 -- -- -- -- -- --
2021 4-Seamer 1.2 4 300 37.3 64 .268 .679 .439 22.3 23.4 18.8 .252 .604 .391 66.7
2021 Slider 0.2 0 148 18.4 42 .194 .361 .285 31.8 19.0 13.3 .211 .365 .313 28.6
2021 Sinker -0.5 -1 105 13.0 33 .226 .581 .355 16.7 18.2 25.0 .283 .568 .376 44.0
2021 Changeup 0.8 1 88 10.9 28 .231 .269 .320 29.8 21.4 16.2 .274 .348 .300 40.0
2021 Cutter -5.3 -4 72 8.9 14 .083 .167 .189 25.6 7.1 6.3 .160 .289 .260 36.4
2021 Curveball 1.6 1 69 8.6 19 .222 .389 .284 28.6 26.3 20.8 .209 .326 .254 30.8
2021 Sweeper -3.3 -1 19 2.4 3 .000 .000 .000 28.6 66.7 66.7 .007 .015 .010 0.0
2021 Splitter 16.8 1 4 0.5 2 .500 1.000 .625 50.0 50.0 50.0 .475 .528 .442 0.0
2020 4-Seamer -2.0 -3 170 29.8 36 .129 .258 .276 16.3 16.7 12.8 .222 .429 .320 30.8
2020 Sinker 2.7 3 117 20.5 33 .250 .500 .413 17.4 15.2 25.0 .324 .570 .463 40.0
2020 Slider 1.8 2 93 16.3 30 .261 .348 .379 33.3 20.0 20.0 .209 .243 .320 23.5
2020 Changeup -3.2 -3 81 14.2 23 .050 .050 .105 40.5 34.8 25.0 .191 .304 .254 30.8
2020 Curveball 3.8 2 52 9.1 7 .167 .667 .414 26.7 28.6 10.5 .217 .659 .310 20.0
2020 Cutter -2.1 -1 39 6.8 13 .182 .455 .331 30.0 23.1 30.0 .286 .559 .403 62.5
2020 Splitter -1.1 0 9 1.6 3 .333 .333 .600 33.3 0.0 0.0 .358 .391 .324 66.7
2020 Sweeper 1.4 0 7 1.2 1 .000 .000 .000 33.3 100.0 33.3 -- -- .000 --
2020 Knuckleball 33.3 1 3 0.5 1 1.000 4.000 2.000 0.0 0.0 -- .727 2.625 1.342 100.0
2019 4-Seamer -1.5 -8 529 36.4 128 .174 .339 .267 23.0 25.8 20.9 .206 .420 .298 42.2
2019 Sinker 1.3 3 265 18.2 71 .306 .435 .366 8.4 5.6 7.1 .314 .458 .370 42.4
2019 Slider -2.5 -7 260 17.9 65 .131 .197 .176 23.0 26.2 20.5 .185 .282 .229 31.8
2019 Curveball 1.6 2 135 9.3 39 .250 .472 .336 27.4 28.2 19.0 .268 .419 .322 48.0
2019 Changeup -3.6 -5 130 8.9 34 .100 .133 .172 28.6 20.6 17.1 .193 .240 .248 30.4
2019 Cutter 5.0 5 105 7.2 37 .353 .735 .500 9.6 10.8 14.3 .378 .746 .481 40.0
2019 Sweeper -5.5 -1 24 1.6 7 .143 .143 .129 25.0 28.6 18.2 .159 .220 .167 40.0
2019 Splitter -1.2 0 6 0.4 1 .000 .000 .000 25.0 100.0 25.0 -- -- .000 --
2019 Knuckleball -24.8 0 1 0.1 1 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 -- .640 .745 .603 100.0
2018 4-Seamer -1.6 -2 126 35.5 32 .207 .379 .291 18.5 21.9 21.9 .177 .372 .277 22.7
2018 Slider 3.3 3 103 29.0 31 .296 .519 .398 12.2 6.5 7.1 .263 .513 .354 30.8
2018 Sinker 0.9 0 44 12.4 14 .222 .222 .379 11.8 7.1 12.5 .283 .363 .430 12.5
2018 Changeup 6.3 2 38 10.7 10 .250 .625 .430 22.2 30.0 30.0 .084 .246 .251 20.0
2018 Curveball -3.0 -1 30 8.5 7 .286 .429 .307 30.8 42.9 27.3 .207 .266 .208 75.0
2018 Sweeper -13.2 -1 5 1.4 1 .000 .000 .000 -- 100.0 50.0 -- -- .000 --
2018 Cutter -1.6 0 5 1.4 -- -- -- 0.0 -- -- -- -- -- --
2018 Knuckleball 7.5 0 3 0.8 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2018 Splitter -4.3 0 1 0.3 -- -- -- 0.0 -- -- -- -- -- --
! Note: Years are in reverse order.
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Swing/Take

Runs
Year Team PA Pitches Heart Shadow Chase Waste All
2018 95 355 2 -4 1 3 3
2019 383 1,455 3 -31 11 7 -10
2020 152 592 -5 -4 7 4 2
2021 205 805 4 -13 6 4 1
2022 255 994 5 -5 7 4 12
2023 300 1,185 1 -7 13 5 12
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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 %
2018 355 49.0 66.1 89.6 21.5 64.1 38.9 21.1 43.4 16.9 7.9 64.3
2019 1,455 47.8 70.6 84.1 25.5 67.5 43.4 34.1 47.1 20.4 6.9 88.1
2020 571 46.2 72.7 81.8 19.9 54.1 44.8 31.3 44.3 24.9 6.8 94.9
2021 805 49.6 74.9 77.3 23.6 63.5 44.6 35.1 49.1 25.3 8.7 81.4
2022 961 52.3 67.4 83.2 21.0 59.4 43.1 29.0 45.3 21.8 8.6 71.1
2023 1,185 49.0 69.4 83.9 25.0 58.9 40.6 27.7 46.8 22.9 7.1 82.1
Player 5,332 49.1 70.3 82.9 23.5 62.2 42.7 30.7 46.4 22.3 7.6 81.2
MLB 48.6 67.0 82.0 28.5 58.0 42.6 29.6 47.1 24.8 7.3 76.1
! Note: All figures in this table cover the period 2015-present.

Percentile Rankings

Year xwOBA xBA xSLG xISO xOBP Brl Brl% EV Max EV Hard
Hit%
K% BB% Whiff% Chase
Rate
Speed OAA Arm
Strength
2018 46 74
2019 27 25 33 35 27 20 31 41 79 55 59 42 76 71 61
2020 71 46 59 59 82 35 55 5 64 31 57 88 55 87 59
2021 79 65
2022 53 53
2023 45 44
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Expected Home Runs

Year Team Avg HR Trot Actual HR xHR HR-xHR Doubters Mostly Gone No Doubters No Doubter %
2018 22.7 3 3.9 -1 0 2 2 66.7
2019 22.4 13 14.3 -1 5 10 7 53.8
2020 22.3 8 8.0 0 0 0 8 100.0
2021 23.2 11 10.0 1 5 5 6 54.5
2022 23.0 15 15.0 0 8 10 8 53.3
2023 23.1 17 15.7 1 5 10 7 41.2
Player 22.8 67 66.9 0 23 37 38 56.7

Expected Home Runs by Park

Year HR
2018 3 4 4 3 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 2 4 4 4 4 4 4
2019 13 17 14 11 15 15 17 13 12 10 13 13 17 15 13 11 12 13 15 15 18 17 17 16 11 14 12 15 19 16 13
2020 8 8 8 8 8 8 8 8 8 8 8 8 8 8 8 8 8 8 8 8 8 8 8 8 8 8 8 8 8 8 8
2021 11 11 11 12 10 10 10 10 10 9 10 15 9 8 10 11 8 9 10 10 9 9 12 10 9 9 10 10 9 10 10
2022 15 11 15 14 17 17 18 11 12 12 12 18 17 14 14 18 13 11 13 15 16 16 21 14 13 12 17 22 18 15 14
2023 17 9 14 16 18 17 17 13 17 15 17 19 14 15 17 17 16 14 16 18 15 15 18 16 11 15 17 18 15 17 15
Player 67 60 66 64 72 71 74 59 63 58 64 77 69 64 66 69 61 59 66 70 70 69 80 68 54 62 68 77 73 70 64
! 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 2018 2019 +/-   2020 +/-   2021 +/-   2022 +/-   2023 +/-  
Exit Velocity 85.1 88.9 3.8 85.1 -3.8 90.0 4.9 90.4 0.4 88.3 -2.1
Launch Angle 21.1 16.3 -4.8 16.3 0.0 20.5 4.2 22.2 1.7 19.7 -2.5
Barrel % 9.2 5.9 -3.3 8.6 2.7 8.5 -0.1 13.1 4.6 10.7 -2.4
Hard Hit % 27.7 40.0 12.3 35.5 -4.5 44.7 9.2 46.6 1.9 37.4 -9.2
Sweet Spot % 30.8 31.9 1.1 36.6 4.7 34.8 -1.8 34.7 -0.1 35.4 0.7
xBA .209 .243 0.034 .247 0.004 .241 -0.006 .261 0.020 .219 -0.042
BA .247 .207 -0.040 .183 -0.024 .223 0.040 .260 0.037 .228 -0.032
xwOBA .314 .312 -0.002 .354 0.042 .333 -0.021 .366 0.033 .317 -0.049
wOBA .340 .275 -0.065 .300 0.025 .329 0.029 .364 0.035 .336 -0.028
xSLG .392 .415 0.023 .439 0.024 .458 0.019 .511 0.053 .418 -0.093
SLG .432 .360 -0.072 .358 -0.002 .473 0.115 .516 0.043 .474 -0.042
K% 17.9 20.6 2.7 21.1 0.5 21.5 0.4 17.7 -3.8 20.6 2.9
BB% 9.5 8.1 -1.4 14.3 6.2 8.3 -6.0 10.1 1.8 7.6 -2.5
Swing % 43.4 47.1 3.7 44.3 -2.8 49.1 4.8 45.3 -3.8 46.8 1.5
Whiff% 16.9 20.4 3.5 24.9 4.5 25.3 0.4 21.8 -3.5 22.9 1.1
In Zone % 49.0 47.8 -1.2 46.2 -1.6 49.6 3.4 52.3 2.7 49.0 -3.3
Out of Zone % 51.0 52.2 1.2 53.8 1.6 50.4 -3.4 47.7 -2.7 51.0 3.3
Out of Zone Swing % 21.5 25.5 4.0 19.9 -5.6 23.6 3.7 21.0 -2.6 25.0 4.0
First Pitch Swing % 21.1 34.1 13.0 31.3 -2.8 35.1 3.8 29.0 -6.1 27.7 -1.3
First Pitch Strike % 61.1 65.9 4.8 55.8 -10.1 62.9 7.1 60.1 -2.8 58.7 -1.4
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Statcast Fielder Positioning

wOBA
SeasonAlignment TypeBat SidePAShifts/Shades%No Shift/ShadeShift/Shade
2018 Shifts R 95 21 22.1 .376 .217
2019 Shifts R 383 135 35.2 .317 .198
2020 Shifts R 146 76 52.1 .169 .418
2021 Shifts R 178 57 32.0 .331 .401
2022 Shifts R 247 86 34.8 .372 .348
2023 Shades R 300 34 11.3 .334 .358
! 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