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Darwinzon Hernandez
P | B/T: L/L | 6' 2" 255LBS | Age: 24

Poor Avg Great

Stats

W L ERA G GS SV IP SO WHIP
2021 2 2 3.38 48 0 0 40.0 54 1.50
3 Seasons 3 3 3.66 84 1 0 78.2 124 1.60
G W-L ERA IP SO WHIP
2021 48 2-2 3.38 40.0 54 1.50
3 Seasons 84 3-3 3.66 78.2 124 1.60

Statcast Statistics

Season Age Pitches Batted Balls Barrels Barrel % Exit Velocity Max EV Launch Angle Sweet Spot % XBA XSLG WOBA XWOBA XWOBACON HardHit% K% BB% ERA xERA
2019 23 681 61 0 0 86.5 112.5 8.6 34.4 .158 .220 .327 .264 .315 32.8 38.8 17.7 4.45 3.08
2020 24 176 18 0 0 84.4 102.6 13.6 22.2 .157 .199 .268 .279 .270 33.3 32.5 20 2.16 3.28
2021 25 754 92 5 5.4 88.2 114.1 10.9 34.8 .208 .335 .320 .324 .369 38 29.7 17 3.38 4.51
1611 171 5 2.9 87.2 114.1 10.4 33.3 .183 .274 .317 .295 .339 35.7 33.6 17.6
6.6 88.3 122.2 12 32.9 .243 .403 .317 .313 .363 35.4 22 8.4

Statcast Pitch Arsenal

Hernandez relies on 4 pitches.
4-Seam Fastball
(73.1%) ,
Slider
(20.6%) ,
Curveball
(5.4%) ,
Sinker
(0.9%) ,


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Pitch Tracking

Year Pitch Type # # RHB # LHB % MPH PA AB H 1B 2B 3B HR SO BBE BA XBA SLG XSLG WOBA XWOBA EV LA Spin Ext. Whiff% PutAway%
2021 4-Seam Fastball 551 315 236 73.1 94.8 147 110 20 15 2 0 3 40 73 .182 .213 .282 .335 .310 .341 86.6 10 2319 6.8 30.8 25.0
2021 Slider 155 93 62 20.6 83.5 28 28 8 3 3 0 2 10 18 .286 .226 .607 .390 .371 .261 90.6 15 2552 6.8 31.7 25.0
2021 Curveball 41 35 6 5.4 79.5 5 4 1 1 0 0 0 3 1 .250 .024 .250 .024 .320 .162 68.4 -40 2825 6.7 50.0 27.3
2021 Sinker 7 5 2 0.9 95.2 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000 .000 .361 .361 2297 6.8 66.7 50.0
2020 4-Seam Fastball 128 95 33 72.7 94.3 29 21 3 3 0 0 0 8 13 .143 .148 .143 .192 .284 .300 82.6 10 2338 6.7 23.0 18.6
2020 Slider 43 34 9 24.4 83.3 9 8 1 1 0 0 0 4 4 .125 .159 .125 .202 .179 .223 86.0 28 2569 6.8 41.2 18.2
2020 Curveball 5 5 0 2.8 80.1 2 2 1 1 0 0 0 1 1 .500 .254 .500 .259 .441 .228 101.4 4 2895 6.7 50.0 25.0
! 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 %
2019 44.3 14.8 34.4 6.6 36.1 36.1 27.9 3.3 32.8 16.4 31.1 9.8 0
2020 50 11.1 22.2 16.7 33.3 44.4 22.2 11.1 33.3 27.8 27.8 0 0
2021 45.7 19.6 26.1 8.7 39.1 33.7 27.2 5.4 37 22.8 26.1 3.3 5.4
45.6 17 28.7 8.8 37.4 35.7 26.9 5.3 35.1 21.1 28.1 5.3 2.9
45.1 22.5 25.4 7.1 36.6 37.8 25.4 3.7 33.2 24.4 24.4 5.7 6.6

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
2021 Slider BOS L 155 83.5 39 0.8 2 6.9 -1.2 -15
2021 Curveball BOS L 41 79.5 51.7 0 0 15.3 3.8 33
2021 Sinker BOS L 7 95.2 18.1 -2.7 -13 12.6 -2.7 -18
2021 4-Seamer BOS L 539 94.8 17.2 -1.8 -12 4.8 -3.8 -44
2020 4-Seamer BOS L 128 94.3 18.6 -3.1 -20 2.4 -6 -71
2020 Slider BOS L 43 83.3 40.9 2.3 6 7.4 0.4 5
2020 Curveball BOS L 5 80.1 50.9 0.7 1 15.4 4.4 40
2019 4-Seamer BOS L 494 95.5 16.6 -1.6 -11 2.9 -5.1 -64
2019 Curveball BOS L 4 76 55.2 -3.8 -6 12.8 1.6 14
2019 Sinker BOS L 2 97.7 18.3 -1 -5 9.4 -6 -39
2019 Slider BOS L 166 82.7 44.1 4.9 12 8.4 0.7 9
! 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 %
2021 Sinker 5.2 0 7 0.9 2 0 0 .35 66.7 50 50 .35
2021 Curveball 0.1 0 41 5.4 5 .25 .25 .32 50 60 27.3 .024 .024 .157 0
2021 Slider 1.2 2 155 20.6 28 .286 .607 .373 31.7 35.7 25 .226 .39 .261 44.4
2021 4-Seamer -0.5 -3 551 73.1 147 .182 .282 .32 30.8 27.2 25 .213 .335 .343 37
2020 Curveball 4.9 0 5 2.8 2 .5 .5 .45 50 50 25 .254 .259 .228 100
2020 Slider -2.3 -1 43 24.4 9 .125 .125 .178 41.2 44.4 18.2 .159 .202 .22 50
2020 4-Seamer -3 -4 128 72.7 29 .143 .143 .317 23 27.6 18.6 .148 .192 .301 23.1
2019 Slider 0.6 1 171 25.1 31 .25 .393 .316 30.2 38.7 21.4 .165 .259 .228 40
2019 4-Seamer -0.5 -2 504 74 115 .225 .326 .347 37.2 39.1 29.2 .156 .208 .275 30.2
2019 Curveball 0.6 0 4 0.6 0
2019 Sinker 2.6 0 2 0.3 0
! Note: Years are in reverse order.
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Spin Direction

Year Pitch Type Pitches MPH Active Spin % Total Movement (In.) Spin-Based Observed Deviation
2020 4-Seam Fastball 123 94.3 67 11.8 11:15 11:30 -15
2020 Slider 41 83.4 42 8.7 3:15 3:45 -30
2021 Curveball 39 79.5 75 19.5 4:15 4:00 15
2021 4-Seam Fastball 530 94.8 71 13.6 11:00 11:15 -15
2021 Slider 153 83.5 35 7.8 3:15 3:15 0
! Note: This table is showing data from the PITCHER perspective.
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Swing/Take

Runs
Year Team PA Pitches Heart Shadow Chase Waste All
2019 141 666 0 -12 4 6 -2
2020 40 176 -2 -5 1 1 -5
2021 189 793 -8 -7 11 5 1
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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 %
2019 681 47.7 62.3 68.2 21.3 55.4 43.7 40.8 41 35.5 5.3 74.3
2020 176 51.1 62.2 78.6 27.9 58.3 40.3 67.5 45.5 27.5 11.9 71.4
2021 754 53.1 62.5 72.8 15.5 45.5 42.7 52.7 40.5 31.8 7.4 80.4
1611 50.6 62.4 71.6 19.4 52.3 42.9 49.6 41.2 32.8 7 76.8
48.5 66.8 82 28.3 58.5 42.6 60.6 47 24.6 7.2 76

Percentile Rankings

Year xwOBA xBA xSLG xISO xOBP Brl Brl% EV HardHit% K% BB% Whiff% xERA FB Velo FB Spin CB Spin
2019 84 71 64
2020
2021 75 68 90
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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 22.9 1 0.7 0 2 1 0 0
2021 23.9 7 5.2 2 2 1 0 0

Expected Home Runs by Park

Year HR
2019 1 0 2 0 1 0 1 2 1 1 2 0 0 2 1 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 1 0 2
2021 7 5 6 5 5 5 4 5 4 6 5 5 4 4 4 5 4 5 3 4 4 4 5 5 5 5 5 4 4 5 5
! 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 +/-  
Fastball Velocity 95.5 94.3 -1.2 94.8 0.5
Offspeed Velocity 0 0 0 0 0
Breaking Velocity 82.6 83 0.4 82.7 -0.3
Exit Velocity 86.5 84.4 -2.1 88.2 3.8
Launch Angle 8.6 13.6 5 10.9 -2.7
Barrel % 0 0 0 5.4 5.4
Hard Hit % 32.8 33.3 0.5 38 4.7
Sweet Spot % 34.4 22.2 -12.2 34.8 12.6
xBA .158 .157 -0.001 .208 0.051
BA .231 .161 -0.07 .203 0.042
xwOBA .264 .279 0.015 .324 0.045
wOBA .327 .268 -0.059 .32 0.052
xSLG .22 .199 -0.021 .335 0.136
SLG .342 .161 -0.181 .343 0.182
K% 38.8 32.5 -6.3 29.7 -2.8
BB% 17.7 20 2.3 17 -3
Swing % 41 45.5 4.5 40.5 -5
Whiff% 35.5 27.5 -8 31.8 4.3
In Zone % 47.7 51.1 3.4 53.1 2
Out of Zone % 52.3 48.9 -3.4 46.9 -2
Out of Zone Swing % 21.3 27.9 6.6 15.5 -12.4
First Pitch Swing % 19 17.5 -1.5 23.6 6.1
First Pitch Strike % 40.8 67.5 26.7 52.7 -14.8
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Statcast Shift Statistics

vs RHHvs LHH
YearPAwOBAPAShifts%PAShifts%
2019 141 .324 88 0 0.0 53 8 15.1
2020 40 .268 31 7 22.6 9 0 0.0
2021 181 .322 111 16 14.4 70 32 45.7

Pitch Distribution