Daulton Varsho
LF | Bats/Throws: L/R | 5' 10" 207LBS | Age: 27
Draft: 2017 | Rd: CB-B, #68, Arizona Diamondbacks | Wisconsin-Milwaukee
PA AB R H HR SB AVG OBP SLG OPS
2021 315 284 41 70 11 6 .246 .318 .437 .755
2022 592 531 79 125 27 16 .235 .302 .443 .745
2023 581 527 65 116 20 16 .220 .285 .389 .674
4 Seasons 1,603 1,443 201 330 61 41 .229 .298 .416 .714
AVG HR SB OPS
2021 .246 11 6 .755
2022 .235 27 16 .745
2023 .220 20 16 .674
4 Seasons .229 61 41 .714
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%
2020 23 450 68 3 4.4 2.6 86.2 109.5 18.4 27.9 .196 .347 .287 .288 .343 38.2 28.7 10.4
2021 24 1220 218 16 7.3 5.1 87.7 110.9 18.0 31.7 .248 .430 .322 .323 .377 39.9 21.3 9.5
2022 25 2321 393 40 10.2 6.8 87.7 110.3 14.9 33.6 .213 .389 .323 .298 .355 35.6 24.5 7.8
2023 26 2313 396 29 7.3 5.0 87.8 112.5 20.5 34.3 .232 .394 .293 .302 .357 36.1 23.2 7.7
Player 6304 1075 88 8.2 5.5 87.7 112.5 17.8 33.1 .226 .396 .309 .304 .359 36.8 23.7 8.3
MLB 6.9 4.7 88.4 122.4 12.2 33.1 .245 .406 .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
2020 38.2 20.6 25.0 16.2 35.3 44.1 20.6 8.8 30.9 30.9 19.1 5.9 4.4 2.6
2021 38.5 25.2 24.3 11.9 34.4 39.0 26.6 8.3 26.1 27.5 21.6 9.2 7.3 5.1
2022 42.7 29.8 19.6 7.9 50.9 32.1 17.0 7.1 30.3 26.0 16.8 8.4 10.2 6.8
2023 35.9 31.1 21.5 11.6 48.0 30.6 21.5 10.1 23.7 32.6 18.4 7.3 7.3 5.0
Player 39.1 28.7 21.6 10.6 45.5 33.7 20.8 8.6 27.1 29.0 18.5 8.0 8.2 5.5
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 -0.6 -5 811 35.1 213 .224 .438 .326 24.1 23.9 20.6 .202 .387 .292 40.8
2023 Changeup -0.5 -2 314 13.6 81 .189 .284 .241 31.1 18.5 13.8 .261 .417 .310 27.9
2023 Sinker -1.8 -5 293 12.7 76 .254 .380 .316 13.1 19.7 18.5 .286 .423 .324 38.6
2023 Slider -3.1 -9 284 12.3 63 .155 .259 .218 27.5 36.5 20.0 .162 .267 .223 34.3
2023 Cutter -1.6 -4 243 10.5 65 .220 .407 .320 21.4 15.4 15.6 .247 .413 .319 34.7
2023 Curveball 1.2 3 240 10.4 46 .244 .463 .362 35.4 30.4 20.0 .272 .416 .339 37.0
2023 Sweeper 4.6 3 66 2.9 18 .357 .357 .406 13.0 16.7 11.5 .317 .396 .397 18.2
2023 Splitter 1.5 1 54 2.3 15 .200 .600 .327 34.8 26.7 17.4 .197 .513 .293 27.3
2023 Forkball 2.3 0 1 0.0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2022 4-Seamer -0.6 -4 705 30.4 163 .215 .424 .331 26.5 31.3 24.2 .198 .379 .295 40.0
2022 Slider -0.4 -2 409 17.6 110 .202 .394 .296 29.2 26.4 20.9 .184 .342 .270 25.4
2022 Sinker -1.0 -3 312 13.4 101 .221 .395 .324 16.0 14.9 17.0 .228 .465 .349 44.4
2022 Curveball 0.4 1 301 13.0 53 .191 .340 .267 27.4 32.1 16.3 .187 .312 .269 35.5
2022 Changeup 1.1 3 288 12.4 82 .247 .429 .319 30.6 24.4 22.5 .227 .380 .281 31.0
2022 Cutter 3.9 7 176 7.6 47 .409 .864 .539 21.5 14.9 20.0 .276 .492 .338 34.2
2022 Splitter 0.1 0 82 3.5 23 .273 .318 .280 12.5 13.0 9.1 .307 .372 .315 31.6
2022 Sweeper 6.4 2 38 1.6 9 .250 .750 .517 26.7 33.3 18.8 .151 .432 .374 40.0
2022 Slurve 7.2 1 8 0.3 3 .000 .000 .300 0.0 0.0 0.0 .183 .204 .170 33.3
2021 4-Seamer -0.2 -1 456 37.4 104 .228 .348 .296 24.4 25.0 21.0 .256 .449 .341 44.8
2021 Slider 1.9 4 216 17.7 61 .250 .607 .383 19.4 19.7 14.1 .267 .568 .378 38.6
2021 Curveball -2.4 -3 144 11.8 31 .103 .207 .197 36.7 32.3 21.3 .171 .257 .220 26.3
2021 Sinker 1.4 2 135 11.1 38 .424 .697 .509 5.2 7.9 13.0 .297 .437 .367 40.0
2021 Changeup 0.9 1 128 10.5 37 .229 .314 .311 36.5 21.6 18.6 .252 .317 .273 37.0
2021 Cutter -1.6 -2 94 7.7 26 .208 .417 .296 18.8 19.2 20.8 .184 .446 .292 42.1
2021 Splitter 0.6 0 21 1.7 9 .222 .333 .239 46.7 33.3 42.9 .172 .242 .175 50.0
2021 Slurve 0.3 0 13 1.1 3 .333 .333 .300 50.0 0.0 0.0 .324 .482 .344 66.7
2021 Sweeper 12.0 2 13 1.1 3 .667 1.333 .833 0.0 0.0 0.0 .503 .563 .468 0.0
2020 4-Seamer 1.3 2 170 37.8 35 .310 .655 .480 18.1 22.9 18.2 .251 .506 .382 42.9
2020 Slider -2.9 -2 63 14.0 18 .118 .176 .158 32.3 27.8 18.5 .219 .434 .299 33.3
2020 Sinker -2.4 -2 62 13.8 15 .143 .429 .263 25.0 13.3 20.0 .158 .213 .202 25.0
2020 Changeup 0.0 0 54 12.0 20 .176 .235 .258 35.7 30.0 26.1 .179 .235 .260 36.4
2020 Curveball -1.4 -1 50 11.1 13 .091 .091 .177 45.5 61.5 34.8 .123 .161 .211 66.7
2020 Cutter -7.3 -2 32 7.1 9 .111 .111 .100 47.1 33.3 42.9 .148 .170 .140 33.3
2020 Splitter 10.2 2 15 3.3 5 .250 .750 .600 57.1 20.0 11.1 .227 .673 .570 66.7
2020 Sweeper -2.5 0 3 0.7 -- -- -- 100.0 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
2020 Slurve -5.6 0 1 0.2 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
! Note: Years are in reverse order.
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Swing/Take

Runs
Year Team PA Pitches Heart Shadow Chase Waste All
2020 115 450 -7 -1 2 3 -3
2021 312 1,220 -5 -8 10 6 3
2022 592 2,321 0 -15 11 10 6
2023 586 2,332 -9 -28 11 9 -19
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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 %
2020 450 47.6 65.4 80.0 28.0 47.0 43.1 28.7 45.8 30.6 6.9 54.8
2021 1,220 50.2 72.3 80.6 30.5 59.5 42.2 29.6 51.5 24.5 9.6 82.9
2022 2,321 52.0 69.1 78.2 30.5 61.5 44.0 29.1 50.6 25.2 6.9 78.1
2023 2,313 51.7 70.6 81.8 28.1 53.8 44.4 28.9 50.1 24.5 7.2 80.7
Player 6,304 51.2 70.0 80.1 29.4 57.3 43.7 29.1 50.2 25.2 7.5 78.7
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
2020 65 84 42
2021 77 84 39
2022 26 6 45 68 12 78 70 25 66 25 27 46 45 39 69 99 45
2023 19 19 30 41 15 50 38 20 81 21 40 39 53 51 69 97 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 %
2020 21.3 3 3.3 0 2 3 2 66.7
2021 20.1 11 10.6 0 3 11 3 27.3
2022 20.5 27 26.5 1 8 25 8 29.6
2023 21.2 20 21.5 -2 4 14 10 50.0
Player 20.7 61 62.0 -1 17 53 23 37.7

Expected Home Runs by Park

Year HR
2020 3 3 3 5 3 3 5 3 3 2 2 7 3 3 4 3 5 2 3 4 3 3 5 3 4 2 3 3 3 3 2
2021 11 13 8 9 9 11 15 9 5 7 8 11 12 8 11 14 12 9 11 11 11 14 14 14 10 10 10 13 12 9 9
2022 27 30 19 34 28 28 32 28 18 19 17 33 29 22 29 32 27 27 23 30 27 20 38 30 24 22 32 34 26 23 15
2023 20 19 15 25 22 22 24 20 21 19 20 21 22 20 24 25 24 20 21 24 21 21 28 25 20 20 22 23 21 20 16
Player 61 65 45 73 62 64 76 60 47 47 47 72 66 53 68 74 68 58 58 69 62 58 85 72 58 54 67 73 62 55 42
! 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 2020 2021 +/-   2022 +/-   2023 +/-  
Exit Velocity 86.2 87.7 1.5 87.7 0.0 87.8 0.1
Launch Angle 18.4 18.0 -0.4 14.9 -3.1 20.5 5.6
Barrel % 4.4 7.3 2.9 10.2 2.9 7.3 -2.9
Hard Hit % 38.2 39.9 1.7 35.6 -4.3 36.1 0.5
Sweet Spot % 27.9 31.7 3.8 33.6 1.9 34.3 0.7
xBA .196 .248 0.052 .213 -0.035 .232 0.019
BA .188 .246 0.058 .235 -0.011 .220 -0.015
xwOBA .288 .323 0.035 .298 -0.025 .302 0.004
wOBA .287 .322 0.035 .323 0.001 .293 -0.030
xSLG .347 .430 0.083 .389 -0.041 .394 0.005
SLG .366 .437 0.071 .443 0.006 .389 -0.054
K% 28.7 21.3 -7.4 24.5 3.2 23.2 -1.3
BB% 10.4 9.5 -0.9 7.8 -1.7 7.7 -0.1
Swing % 45.8 51.5 5.7 50.6 -0.9 50.1 -0.5
Whiff% 30.6 24.5 -6.1 25.2 0.7 24.5 -0.7
In Zone % 47.6 50.2 2.6 52.0 1.8 51.7 -0.3
Out of Zone % 52.4 49.8 -2.6 48.0 -1.8 48.3 0.3
Out of Zone Swing % 28.0 30.5 2.5 30.5 0.0 28.1 -2.4
First Pitch Swing % 28.7 29.6 0.9 29.1 -0.5 28.9 -0.2
First Pitch Strike % 66.1 57.3 -8.8 62.8 5.5 61.3 -1.5
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Statcast Fielder Positioning

wOBA
SeasonAlignment TypeBat SidePAShifts/Shades%No Shift/ShadeShift/Shade
2020 Shifts L 115 72 62.6 .210 .334
2021 Shifts L 300 161 53.7 .319 .323
2022 Shifts L 591 316 53.5 .318 .328
2023 Shades L 579 229 39.6 .292 .292
! 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

Bases EmptyRunners On Base
SeasonTeamPitchesTempoFast %Slow %PitchesTempoFast %Slow %
2020 134 17.4 25.4% 4.5% 68 23.1 0.0% 8.8%
2021 302 18.2 12.3% 3.3% 200 24.6 0.0% 9.5%
2022 731 17.4 21.1% 1.4% 257 21.8 0.8% 6.2%
2023 580 15.6 41.9% 0.5% 411 19.0 6.8% 0.0%
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Statcast Rankings