Denard Span
CF | B/T: L/L | 6' 0" 210LBS | Age: 38

Draft: 2002 | Rd: 1, #20, Minnesota Twins | Catholic HS (Tampa, FL)
Poor Avg Great

Stats

PA AB R H HR RBI SB AVG OBP SLG OPS
2018 173 143 27 34 4 28 6 .238 .364 .385 .749
11 Seasons 5956 5326 773 1498 71 490 185 .281 .347 .398 .745
AVG HR RBI SB OPS
2018 .238 4 28 6 .749
11 Seasons .281 71 490 185 .745

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 31 1006 223 6 2.7 2.2 87.7 109.0 7.0 33.2 .312 .429 .348 .360 .364 32.7 9.5 9.1
2016 32 2449 501 14 2.8 2.2 86.0 108.8 6.6 29.5 .279 .385 .312 .322 .333 29.7 12.4 8.3
2017 33 2032 430 14 3.3 2.6 85.3 108.5 11.0 34.2 .283 .409 .325 .327 .343 25.1 12.7 7.4
2018 34 1935 365 10 2.7 2 87.2 108.1 13.3 36.7 .280 .388 .330 .335 .351 29.6 15.8 10.2
Player 7422 1519 44 2.9 2.3 86.3 109.0 9.5 33.1 .285 .399 .325 .332 .345 28.8 12.9 8.6
MLB 6.7 4.6 88.4 169.8 12.0 32.9 .246 .408 .317 .316 .370 35.6 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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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 1,241 64.2 319 276 73 46 13 6 8 36 244 .264 .280 .442 .393 .343 .340 86.8 16 9.6 12.0
2018 Breaking 435 22.5 122 108 28 21 6 0 1 25 85 .259 .286 .343 .364 .298 .324 86.2 8 22.0 16.0
2018 Offspeed 256 13.3 60 53 13 7 3 1 2 18 36 .245 .266 .453 .411 .328 .328 90.5 9 30.2 21.7
2017 Fastballs 1,337 66.1 355 318 93 57 24 4 8 23 297 .292 .311 .469 .458 .356 .364 86.1 9 5.1 8.0
2017 Breaking 468 23.1 124 119 31 22 6 1 2 30 89 .261 .237 .378 .313 .288 .256 83.6 17 23.5 19.2
2017 Offspeed 218 10.8 62 60 11 8 1 0 2 16 44 .183 .227 .300 .341 .219 .257 83.9 14 26.1 21.1
! 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 % Barrel/PA
2015 51.1 12.6 30.5 5.8 32.7 36.8 30.5 2.2 40.8 17.9 29.6 3.1 2.7 2.2
2016 54.5 15.2 25.9 4.4 35.3 40.9 23.4 4.8 40.9 16.4 27.1 3.2 2.8 2.2
2017 45.8 16.7 29.5 7.9 40.0 35.6 24.2 4.9 35.6 24.0 27.4 3.3 3.3 2.6
2018 41.6 18.6 31.2 8.5 37.0 32.9 29.6 3.0 32.3 25.8 32.6 2.5 2.7 2.0
Player 48.5 16.1 28.9 6.6 36.7 36.9 26.1 4.0 37.3 21.0 28.9 3.0 2.9 2.3
MLB 45.0 22.8 25.1 7.1 36.6 37.8 25.4 3.8 33.2 24.4 24.5 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 %
2018 4-Seamer -0.7 -5 762 39.4 198 .241 .388 .325 9.6 11.6 11.1 .247 .350 .315 27.3
2018 Sinker 1.1 4 399 20.6 99 .299 .517 .388 8.4 10.1 14.1 .354 .496 .409 36.4
2018 Slider 0.4 1 241 12.5 58 .265 .306 .298 22.1 22.4 13.8 .304 .360 .337 18.4
2018 Changeup 2.5 5 200 10.3 45 .250 .525 .366 27.3 26.7 21.4 .299 .477 .373 42.9
2018 Curveball 1.1 2 178 9.2 58 .236 .345 .280 23.1 20.7 20.0 .278 .375 .307 30.2
2018 Cutter 1.6 1 80 4.1 22 .316 .579 .391 15.2 13.6 14.3 .242 .315 .275 23.5
2018 Splitter -3.4 -2 55 2.8 15 .231 .231 .179 37.9 40.0 22.2 .157 .187 .188 12.5
2018 Knuckleball 13.0 2 15 0.8 6 .500 .750 .592 0.0 0.0 0.0 .186 .269 .365 50.0
2017 4-Seamer -0.2 -1 913 44.9 237 .286 .452 .359 5.6 5.5 6.5 .313 .468 .375 26.4
2017 Sinker 0.9 3 316 15.6 91 .349 .566 .425 2.1 4.4 7.7 .315 .463 .361 31.3
2017 Slider 0.0 0 225 11.1 64 .242 .403 .289 28.9 34.4 25.3 .197 .263 .214 22.5
2017 Curveball 1.3 3 221 10.9 53 .294 .353 .307 17.8 13.2 11.3 .266 .359 .284 18.2
2017 Changeup -0.5 -1 186 9.2 50 .167 .313 .241 26.0 26.0 20.0 .210 .335 .250 20.0
2017 Cutter -1.9 -2 108 5.3 27 .160 .280 .206 10.2 22.2 16.7 .282 .355 .288 20.0
2017 Splitter -5.0 -2 30 1.5 10 .200 .200 .180 30.8 30.0 27.3 .288 .325 .269 14.3
2017 Knuckleball -1.3 0 22 1.1 7 .167 .333 .279 22.2 14.3 14.3 .401 .448 .420 20.0
! Note: Years are in reverse order.
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Swing/Take

Runs
Year Team PA Pitches Heart Shadow Chase Waste All
2008 401 1,553 -6 -1 13 8 14
2009 678 2,636 -10 -5 17 13 15
2010 712 2,710 -24 -5 22 12 5
2011 309 1,162 -12 -4 9 4 -3
2012 567 2,211 -12 0 15 7 10
2013 662 2,435 -18 -8 22 8 4
2014 687 2,525 -16 3 16 7 11
2015 275 1,005 1 1 8 3 13
2016 655 2,518 -20 -16 20 12 -5
2017 541 2,023 -16 -5 15 6 0
2018 501 1,934 -6 -11 16 10 9
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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 1,006 49.7 58.4 93.2 25.5 79.8 44.7 19.6 41.8 10.9 6.2 64.5
2016 2,449 49.0 64.4 91.2 24.8 70.3 42.8 22.6 44.3 13.9 7.3 74.3
2017 2,032 50.5 64.6 91.5 23.4 74.8 41.8 20.8 44.1 11.7 7.9 71.3
2018 1,935 50.8 64.6 88.6 21.5 67.3 43.0 30.3 43.4 15.2 7.4 74.1
Player 7,422 50.0 63.7 90.8 23.7 72.2 42.8 23.7 43.7 13.3 7.3 72.2
MLB 48.5 66.8 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 60
2016 46 83 28 15 78 25 15 7 17 90 53 94 73
2017 48 84 40 19 61 23 18 10 10 93 35 99 63 3
2018 60 88 32 12 85 10 9 23 14 79 69 90 67 15
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Year to Year Changes

Metric 2015 2016 +/-   2017 +/-   2018 +/-   2019 +/-   2020 +/-   2021 +/-   2022 +/-  
Exit Velocity 87.7 86 -1.7 85.3 -0.7 1.9
Launch Angle 7 6.6 -0.4 11 4.4 2.3
Barrel % 2.7 2.8 0.1 3.3 0.5 -0.6
Hard Hit % 32.7 29.7 -3 25.1 -4.6 4.5
Sweet Spot % 33.2 29.5 -3.7 34.2 4.7 2.5
xBA 0.312 0.279 -0.033 0.283 0.004 -0.003
BA 0.301 0.266 -0.035 0.272 0.006 -0.011
xwOBA 0.36 0.322 -0.038 0.327 0.005 0.008
wOBA 0.348 0.312 -0.036 0.325 0.013 0.005
xSLG 0.429 0.385 -0.044 0.409 0.024 -0.021
SLG 0.431 0.381 -0.05 0.427 0.046 -0.008
K% 9.5 12.4 2.9 12.7 0.3 3.1
BB% 9.1 8.3 -0.8 7.4 -0.9 2.8
Swing % 41.8 44.3 2.5 44.1 -0.2 -0.7
Whiff% 10.9 13.9 3 11.7 -2.2 3.5
In Zone % 49.7 49 -0.7 50.5 1.5 0.3
Out of Zone % 50.3 51 0.7 49.5 -1.5 -0.3
Out of Zone Swing % 25.5 24.8 -0.7 23.4 -1.4 -1.9
First Pitch Swing % 19.6 22.6 3 20.8 -1.8 9.5
First Pitch Strike % 56 58.9 2.9 56.5 -2.4 6.2
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Statcast Shift Statistics

SeasonBat SidePAShifts%wOBA - No ShiftwOBA - Shift
2016 L 613 15 2.4 .312 .293
2017 L 539 13 2.4 .325 .270
2018 L 501 77 15.4 .331 .325

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