Drew Smith
P | B/T: R/R | 6' 2" 190LBS | Age: 29

Draft: 2015 | Rd: 3, #99, Detroit Tigers | Dallas Baptist

Stats

W L ERA G GS SV IP SO WHIP
2022 3 3 3.33 44 0 0 46.0 53 1.15
4 Seasons 7 6 3.24 110 1 0 122.1 119 1.19
G W-L ERA IP SO WHIP
2022 44 3-3 3.33 46.0 53 1.15
4 Seasons 110 7-6 3.24 122.1 119 1.19

Statcast 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% ERA xERA
2018 24 436 94 3 3.2 2.5 90.2 109.2 16.8 31.9 .278 .422 .342 .326 .358 42.4 15.0 5.0 3.54 4.54
2020 26 109 20 2 10.0 6.9 88.0 108.0 21.9 35.0 .237 .560 .305 .345 .453 25.0 24.1 6.9 6.43 5.16
2021 27 610 106 10 9.4 6.1 89.5 109.6 19.3 33.0 .217 .410 .283 .303 .368 40.6 24.8 9.7 2.40 3.87
2022 28 780 119 14 11.8 7.5 90.1 109.2 19.5 34.5 .222 .409 .300 .302 .388 50.4 28.3 8.0 3.33 3.78
Player 1935 339 29 8.6 5.8 89.8 109.6 18.9 33.3 .235 .421 .305 .311 .377 43.6 23.8 7.8
MLB 6.7 4.6 88.4 122.4 12.1 33.0 .245 .405 .316 .315 .368 35.8 22.1 8.4
! Note: All figures in this table cover the period 2015-present.

Statcast Pitch Arsenal

Smith relies on 5 pitches.
4-Seam Fastball
(52.4%) ,
Slider
(35.5%) ,
Curveball
(6.4%) ,
Changeup
(5.5%) ,
Sinker
(0.1%) ,


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Pitch Tracking



Batted Ball Profile

Season GB % FB % LD % PU % Pull % Straight % Oppo % Weak % Topped % Under % Flare/Burner % Solid % Barrel % Barrel/PA
2018 39.4 25.5 24.5 10.6 30.9 39.4 29.8 2.1 29.8 31.9 24.5 5.3 3.2 2.5
2020 35.0 35.0 20.0 10.0 45.0 30.0 25.0 0.0 30.0 30.0 15.0 10.0 10.0 6.9
2021 34.9 25.5 25.5 14.2 32.1 32.1 35.8 4.7 23.6 33.0 22.6 6.6 9.4 6.1
2022 34.5 35.3 20.2 10.1 34.5 26.1 39.5 5.0 21.0 32.8 23.5 5.9 11.8 7.5
Player 36.0 29.5 23.0 11.5 33.3 31.9 34.8 3.8 24.8 32.4 23.0 6.2 8.6 5.8
MLB 44.9 23.1 25.0 7.1 36.8 37.7 25.4 3.8 33.0 24.6 24.4 5.7 6.7 4.6
! Note: All figures in this table cover the period 2015-present.

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
2022 Slider NYM R 277 85.4 38.0 2.1 6 7.8 2.0 34
2022 Sinker NYM R 1 95.6 16.6 -4.9 -23 15.8 0.1 1
2022 Curveball NYM R 49 77.8 56.2 1.0 2 15.1 4.9 48
2022 4-Seamer NYM R 409 95.7 11.4 2.9 20 7.0 -1.2 -15
2022 Changeup NYM R 43 85.2 24.6 -7.3 -23 14.2 -0.1 -1
2021 Slider NYM R 4 89.2 25.6 -5.8 -18 6.2 3.1 103
2021 4-Seamer NYM R 316 95.0 13.2 1.9 12 6.5 -1.4 -18
2021 Cutter NYM R 189 87.8 31.0 -3.1 -11 6.7 4.4 190
2021 Curveball NYM R 46 77.4 56.0 0.3 1 14.5 4.8 49
2021 Sinker NYM R 27 94.9 13.8 -8.1 -37 10.7 -4.6 -30
2021 Changeup NYM R 28 85.1 24.6 -7.0 -22 15.0 0.6 4
2020 Cutter NYM R 34 89.4 27.1 -1.6 -6 4.8 2.7 125
2020 Curveball NYM R 13 79.4 51.3 -1.1 -2 11.8 2.6 29
2020 Changeup NYM R 11 85.3 24.0 -7.0 -23 13.4 -0.1 -1
2020 4-Seamer NYM R 51 95.1 12.3 2.3 16 5.1 -2.4 -32
2018 Curveball NYM R 112 80.5 53.5 0.6 1 12.0 3.6 42
2018 Changeup NYM R 21 86.9 24.0 -6.3 -21 10.9 -3.0 -22
2018 4-Seamer NYM R 253 96.3 13.4 1.3 9 6.4 -1.7 -21
2018 Sinker NYM R 41 96.2 14.5 -5.7 -28 10.4 -4.6 -31
! 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 %
2022 4-Seamer -0.1 0 409 52.4 88 .240 .427 .338 26.7 20.5 16.8 .261 .485 .367 63.8
2022 Slider 1.0 3 277 35.5 79 .234 .455 .301 35.5 35.4 25.0 .203 .382 .262 36.7
2022 Curveball -1.9 -1 50 6.4 9 .222 .222 .200 6.3 0.0 0.0 .260 .361 .268 44.4
2022 Changeup -3.6 -2 43 5.5 11 .000 .000 .064 56.5 63.6 36.8 .045 .094 .118 33.3
2022 Sinker -2.4 0 1 0.1 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2021 4-Seamer -3.2 -10 316 51.8 86 .158 .329 .253 20.7 22.1 20.2 .239 .448 .335 46.6
2021 Cutter 0.8 2 189 31.0 47 .250 .568 .364 36.0 23.4 23.9 .224 .474 .318 30.3
2021 Curveball -2.0 -1 46 7.5 9 .111 .222 .139 41.2 44.4 23.5 .111 .149 .111 20.0
2021 Changeup 0.4 0 28 4.6 7 .167 .333 .279 60.0 57.1 23.5 .152 .174 .222 50.0
2021 Sinker 0.4 0 27 4.4 10 .333 .444 .375 20.0 20.0 25.0 .175 .265 .240 42.9
2021 Slider -15.0 -1 4 0.7 2 .000 .000 .000 66.7 50.0 50.0 .088 .093 .084 100.0
2020 4-Seamer 3.8 2 51 46.8 14 .231 .538 .346 26.1 21.4 23.1 .284 .742 .441 30.0
2020 Cutter 0.5 0 34 31.2 10 .200 .500 .290 63.2 40.0 66.7 .100 .263 .147 16.7
2020 Curveball -1.9 0 13 11.9 4 .250 .250 .300 28.6 0.0 0.0 .492 .762 .550 25.0
2020 Changeup -1.3 0 11 10.1 -- -- -- 28.6 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
2018 4-Seamer 1.1 3 253 58.0 69 .349 .524 .404 15.7 11.6 12.5 .332 .499 .388 50.9
2018 Curveball -1.0 -1 112 25.7 28 .192 .308 .225 22.9 17.9 11.6 .186 .324 .231 22.7
2018 Sinker 5.5 2 41 9.4 13 .500 .583 .496 13.6 7.7 16.7 .264 .367 .304 54.5
2018 Changeup -3.1 -1 21 4.8 7 .167 .167 .150 45.5 42.9 60.0 .164 .183 .163 0.0
! 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 Curveball 13 79.4 63 16.1 7:45 7:45 0
2020 Cutter 32 89.4 43 8.2 11:30 10:30 60
2020 4-Seam Fastball 51 95.1 90 18.2 12:45 12:30 15
2021 Changeup 27 85.2 99 19.7 2:00 1:45 15
2021 Curveball 46 77.4 74 19.9 7:45 7:45 0
2021 Cutter 188 87.8 36 8.3 10:45 9:45 60
2021 4-Seam Fastball 316 95.0 90 18.0 1:00 12:45 15
2021 Sinker 27 94.9 90 19.7 1:00 1:15 -15
2022 Changeup 41 85.2 100 19.3 2:00 1:45 15
2022 Curveball 48 77.7 73 20.9 7:45 7:45 0
2022 4-Seam Fastball 408 95.7 89 19.6 12:45 12:45 0
2022 Slider 265 85.4 40 9.0 9:00 8:30 30
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Swing/Take

Runs
Year Team PA Pitches Heart Shadow Chase Waste All
2018 117 427 1 -1 2 1 3
2020 28 109 -1 2 1 0 2
2021 161 610 -3 -10 2 2 -10
2022 192 795 3 -9 2 3 0
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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 %
2018 436 54.3 71.1 89.7 28.7 55.4 45.2 65.0 51.8 19.0 7.3 80.6
2020 109 43.1 76.6 77.8 32.3 30.0 36.7 50.0 51.4 39.3 8.3 88.9
2021 610 49.5 71.9 80.6 31.5 48.5 41.6 67.7 51.5 29.0 8.0 83.7
2022 780 47.1 72.2 74.7 27.6 54.4 43.8 57.2 48.6 30.9 7.2 83.9
Player 1,935 49.2 72.0 80.4 29.3 50.9 43.0 62.1 50.4 28.0 7.5 83.4
MLB 48.5 66.9 82.0 28.4 58.3 42.6 60.8 47.1 24.7 7.2 76.1
! Note: All figures in this table cover the period 2015-present.

Percentile Rankings

Year xwOBA /
xERA
xBA xSLG xISO xOBP Brl Brl% EV Hard
Hit%
K% BB% Whiff% Chase
Rate
FB
Velo
FB
Spin
CB
Spin
Extension
2018 93 73 80 26
2020 48 96 14
2021 36 95 18
2022 81 96 15
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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 24.6 2 2.9 -1 0 1 2 100.0
2020 26.3 2 1.7 0 2 2 1 50.0
2021 24.7 7 6.5 1 2 4 3 42.9
2022 23.7 9 9.2 0 4 6 4 44.4
Player 24.5 20 20.3 0 8 13 10 50.0

Expected Home Runs by Park

Year HR
2018 2 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 2 2 3 3 2 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3
2020 2 2 3 1 1 1 0 1 2 2 4 1 1 2 1 2 3 2 1 1 4 1 1 2 1 3 1 1 1 1 4
2021 7 7 8 6 7 7 7 7 7 6 6 7 5 3 6 7 6 7 7 6 5 7 7 7 6 7 7 6 7 6 7
2022 9 7 10 8 10 11 10 8 10 8 9 7 9 8 10 10 11 8 9 9 11 9 9 7 9 10 11 9 10 7 11
Player 20 19 24 18 21 22 20 19 22 18 21 18 18 15 20 22 23 20 20 19 23 20 20 19 19 23 22 19 21 17 25
! 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 2015 2016 +/-   2017 +/-   2018 +/-   2019 +/-   2020 +/-   2021 +/-   2022 +/-  
Fastball Velocity 92.8 92.4 -0.4 95.7 3.3
Offspeed Velocity 85.3 85.1 -0.2 85.2 0.1
Breaking Velocity 79.4 78.3 -1.1 84.2 5.9
Exit Velocity 88 89.5 1.5 90.1 0.6
Launch Angle 21.9 19.3 -2.6 19.5 0.2
Barrel % 10 9.4 -0.6 11.8 2.4
Hard Hit % 25 40.6 15.6 50.4 9.8
Sweet Spot % 35 33 -2 34.5 1.5
xBA .237 .217 -0.02 .222 0.005
BA .222 .192 -0.03 .222 0.03
xwOBA .345 .303 -0.042 .302 -0.001
wOBA .305 .283 -0.022 .3 0.017
xSLG .56 .41 -0.15 .409 -0.001
SLG .481 .397 -0.084 .404 0.007
K% 24.1 24.8 0.7 28.3 3.5
BB% 6.9 9.7 2.8 8 -1.7
Swing % 51.4 51.5 0.1 48.6 -2.9
Whiff% 39.3 29 -10.3 30.9 1.9
In Zone % 43.1 49.5 6.4 47.1 -2.4
Out of Zone % 56.9 50.5 -6.4 52.9 2.4
Out of Zone Swing % 32.3 31.5 -0.8 27.6 -3.9
First Pitch Swing % 32.1 39.8 7.7 27.3 -12.5
First Pitch Strike % 50 67.7 17.7 57.2 -10.5
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Statcast Shift Statistics

vs RHHvs LHH
YearPAwOBAPAShifts%PAShifts%
2018 117 .351 75 4 5.3 42 10 23.8
2020 28 .305 17 0 0.0 11 4 36.4
2021 161 .283 89 58 65.2 72 44 61.1
2022 187 .300 125 46 36.8 62 30 48.4

Pitch Tempo

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