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Danny Valencia
3B | B/T: R/R | 6' 2" 210LBS | Age: 37

Draft: 2006 | Rd: 19, #576, Minnesota Twins | Miami
Poor Avg Great

Stats

PA AB R H HR RBI SB AVG OBP SLG OPS
2018 282 255 28 67 9 28 1 .263 .316 .408 .723
9 Seasons 3222 2963 360 795 96 397 11 .268 .317 .426 .742
AVG HR RBI SB OPS
2018 .263 9 28 1 .723
9 Seasons .268 96 397 11 .742

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 31 1386 268 27 10.1 91.9 112.6 6 33.6 .272 .481 .367 .349 .420 47.5 21.2 7.7
2016 32 2020 358 28 7.8 90.1 113.8 9.8 35.2 .275 .464 .342 .345 .413 41.3 22.2 7.9
2017 33 2000 336 19 5.7 88.2 114 8.9 31.5 .240 .375 .311 .298 .356 37.5 24.4 8
2018 34 1066 207 16 7.7 90.7 113.4 9.2 35.3 .280 .455 .310 .343 .397 41 18.8 7.8
6472 1169 90 7.7 90.1 114 8.6 33.8 .265 .440 .333 .331 .396 41.6 22.1 7.9
6.6 88.3 122.2 12 32.9 .242 .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%
2018 Fastballs 591 55.5 160 145 44 34 5 0 5 23 123 .303 .306 .441 .491 .350 .375 92.5 10 13.8 16.3
2018 Breaking 353 33.2 77 72 11 7 1 0 3 26 48 .153 .188 .292 .341 .202 .253 88.1 12 44.4 25.7
2018 Offspeed 120 11.3 41 36 11 7 2 1 1 4 34 .306 .348 .500 .531 .349 .385 88.5 4 25.4 12.1
2017 Fastballs 1051 52.9 264 226 68 44 15 2 7 44 187 .301 .281 .478 .439 .367 .354 90.0 9 18.4 18.3
2017 Breaking 716 36.0 168 160 32 24 3 0 5 61 101 .200 .199 .313 .305 .231 .232 85.6 6 45.2 25.8
2017 Offspeed 220 11.1 65 61 15 10 1 1 3 17 45 .246 .209 .443 .341 .302 .254 86.9 14 36.0 21.8
! 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 52.6 15.3 27.2 4.9 41 39.9 18.7 1.9 39.9 15.7 23.5 6.3 10.1
2016 46.1 17.6 28.5 7.8 35.2 38.8 26 2 34.9 19.8 26.8 7.8 7.8
2017 48.5 18.8 25.3 7.4 31.3 42.9 25.3 4.5 37.5 22 23.8 5.7 5.7
2018 44.4 19.8 30 5.8 38.2 43.5 18.4 1.9 35.7 20.8 26.6 6.3 7.7
48 17.8 27.5 6.7 35.9 41.1 22.8 2.7 37 19.7 25.1 6.6 7.7
45.1 22.5 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 %
2018 Splitter -6.2 0 5 0.5 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .063 .076 .073 0
2018 Knuckleball -6.6 -1 15 1.4 5 0 0 .14 14.3 0 0 .189 .408 .339 50
2018 Cutter 5.2 4 74 6.9 19 .444 .778 .529 22.2 26.3 29.4 .319 .557 .389 53.8
2018 Curveball -0.2 0 107 10 20 .25 .45 .298 43.8 40 29.6 .19 .384 .239 41.7
2018 Changeup 0.7 1 115 10.8 40 .314 .514 .385 26.3 10 13.3 .356 .544 .393 27.3
2018 Sinker -1 -2 178 16.7 49 .238 .262 .295 10.6 10.2 11.9 .275 .384 .345 42.1
2018 Slider -1.6 -4 231 21.7 52 .125 .25 .19 46.9 34.6 25 .187 .317 .25 25
2018 4-Seamer 0.8 3 339 31.8 92 .306 .459 .369 13.2 14.1 15.9 .319 .53 .389 51.4
2017 Knuckleball -10.9 -1 10 0.5 4 0 0 0 20 25 100 .08 .082 .073 0
2017 Splitter 4.8 1 25 1.3 10 .333 .778 .595 33.3 20 16.7 .214 .411 .253 37.5
2017 Cutter -1 -1 88 4.4 18 .235 .294 .258 26.8 27.8 21.7 .186 .256 .218 50
2017 Changeup 0.4 1 194 9.7 55 .231 .385 .32 36.5 27.3 22.7 .208 .329 .254 32.4
2017 Curveball -1.4 -3 247 12.3 61 .164 .246 .177 45.8 45.9 30.8 .181 .298 .202 36.4
2017 Slider 0.3 1 458 22.9 103 .232 .368 .305 45.8 31.1 22.4 .216 .319 .256 27.7
2017 Sinker 0 0 394 19.7 109 .3 .4 .37 14.5 14.7 21.6 .257 .313 .322 34.2
2017 4-Seamer 1.3 7 569 28.4 137 .311 .563 .399 19.5 16.8 16.1 .313 .562 .398 48.5
2017 N/A -8.2 0 1 0.1
! Note: Years are in reverse order.
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Swing/Take

Runs
Year Team PA Pitches Heart Shadow Chase Waste All
2010 330 1208 7 -7 8 3 11
2011 605 2243 -7 -9 9 6 -1
2012 160 588 -4 -8 -1 1 -13
2013 170 702 5 -3 3 1 6
2014 282 1077 0 -11 1 4 -6
2015 370 1364 2 9 -1 9 19
2016 512 2004 5 -11 12 5 11
2017 497 1987 0 -10 9 5 5
2018 278 1064 3 -16 9 3 0
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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 1386 46.9 63.6 85.6 30.7 50.4 42.2 31.5 46.3 26.6 6.3 75.6
2016 2020 47.9 60.3 84.3 29.4 48.9 41.8 25.9 44.1 28.2 7.4 71.1
2017 2000 49.6 59.2 79.9 26.5 48.1 45.6 21.6 42.8 29.9 6.2 69.1
2018 1066 47.7 60.2 86.9 26.8 52.3 44.9 21.6 42.9 24.3 7.5 67.5
6472 48.2 60.6 83.7 28.4 49.6 43.6 25.2 44 27.7 6.8 70.8
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 83 82 89 84 71 68 88 94 96 32 53 18 52
2016 78 83 76 66 69 59 61 68 72 32 47 20 51
2017 21 24 20 26 23 43 42 53 60 22 44 13 50 74
2018 40 9
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Year to Year Changes

Metric 2015 2016 +/-   2017 +/-   2018 +/-   2019 +/-   2020 +/-   2021 +/-  
Exit Velocity 91.9 90.1 -1.8 88.2 -1.9 2.5 undefined undefined
Launch Angle 6 9.8 3.8 8.9 -0.9 0.3 undefined undefined
Barrel % 10.1 7.8 -2.3 5.7 -2.1 2 undefined undefined
Hard Hit % 47.5 41.3 -6.2 37.5 -3.8 3.5 undefined undefined
Sweet Spot % 33.6 35.2 1.6 31.5 -3.7 3.8 undefined undefined
xBA .272 .275 0.003 .24 -0.035 0.04 undefined undefined
BA .29 .287 -0.003 .256 -0.031 0.007 undefined undefined
xwOBA .349 .345 -0.004 .298 -0.047 0.045 undefined undefined
wOBA .367 .342 -0.025 .311 -0.031 -0.001 undefined undefined
xSLG .481 .464 -0.017 .375 -0.089 0.08 undefined undefined
SLG .519 .446 -0.073 .411 -0.035 -0.003 undefined undefined
K% 21.2 22.2 1 24.4 2.2 -5.6 undefined undefined
BB% 7.7 7.9 0.2 8 0.1 -0.2 undefined undefined
Swing % 46.3 44.1 -2.2 42.8 -1.3 0.1 undefined undefined
Whiff% 26.6 28.2 1.6 29.9 1.7 -5.6 undefined undefined
In Zone % 46.9 47.9 1 49.6 1.7 -1.9 undefined undefined
Out of Zone % 53.1 52.1 -1 50.4 -1.7 1.9 undefined undefined
Out of Zone Swing % 30.7 29.4 -1.3 26.5 -2.9 0.3 undefined undefined
First Pitch Swing % 31.5 25.9 -5.6 21.6 -4.3 0 undefined undefined
First Pitch Strike % 64 59.2 -4.8 56 -3.2 1.8 undefined undefined
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Statcast Shift Statistics

SeasonBat SidePAShifts%wOBA - No ShiftwOBA - Shift
2016 R 510 67 13.1 .333 .416
2017 R 499 45 9.0 .302 .401
2018 R 279 21 7.5 .307 .317

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