Dylan Carlson
CF | Bats/Throws: S/L | 6' 2" 200LBS | Age: 25
Draft: 2016 | Rd: 1, #33, St. Louis Cardinals | Elk Grove (CA) HS
PA AB R H HR SB AVG OBP SLG OPS
2022 488 432 56 102 8 5 .236 .316 .380 .696
2023 255 219 27 48 5 3 .219 .318 .333 .651
2024 26 23 2 3 0 0 .130 .231 .130 .361
5 Seasons 1,507 1,326 175 319 34 11 .241 .321 .390 .711
AVG HR SB OPS
2022 .236 8 5 .696
2023 .219 5 3 .651
2024 .130 0 0 .361
5 Seasons .241 34 11 .711
MLB Percentile Rankings
Hits Spray Chart

Statcast Batting Statistics

Season Age Pitches Batted
Balls
Barrels Barrel % Barrel/PA Exit
Velocity
Max EV Launch
Angle
LA Sweet-
Spot %
XBA XSLG WOBA XWOBA XWOBACON HardHit% K% BB%
2020 21 492 76 7 9.2 5.9 87.4 108.3 9.3 40.8 .246 .441 .264 .314 .418 42.1 29.4 6.7
2021 22 2530 399 28 7.0 4.5 88.2 109.0 15.1 40.6 .247 .407 .336 .322 .383 31.1 24.6 9.2
2022 23 1964 342 15 4.4 3.1 86.1 109.2 12.9 35.7 .234 .355 .306 .301 .326 27.2 19.3 9.2
2023 24 1047 173 10 5.8 3.9 89.3 109.1 15.0 34.1 .237 .381 .293 .318 .335 37.6 19.2 10.2
2024 25 94 15 0 0.0 0.0 81.5 99.7 9.5 26.7 .166 .207 .156 .229 .241 6.7 28.0 8.0
Player 6127 1005 60 6.0 4.0 87.5 109.2 13.8 37.6 .240 .385 .310 .312 .356 31.3 22.4 9.2
MLB 6.9 4.7 88.5 122.4 12.2 33.1 .245 .406 .316 .315 .369 36.4 22.2 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 44.7 15.8 34.2 5.3 35.5 38.2 26.3 7.9 32.9 14.5 21.1 14.5 9.2 5.9
2021 40.1 31.1 24.3 4.3 39.3 32.6 28.1 3.3 27.3 27.3 27.3 7.0 7.0 4.5
2022 43.0 27.5 25.1 4.4 34.8 38.0 27.2 5.0 30.7 29.8 22.2 7.3 4.4 3.1
2023 43.9 26.6 22.0 7.5 32.9 41.6 25.4 1.7 32.4 27.2 24.9 8.1 5.8 3.9
2024 60.0 20.0 13.3 6.7 33.3 20.0 46.7 13.3 40.0 26.7 20.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Player 42.4 27.8 24.8 5.0 36.3 36.2 27.5 4.1 30.0 27.2 24.6 7.8 6.0 4.0
MLB 44.6 23.5 24.8 7.0 37.0 37.5 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 %
2024 4-Seam Fastball -3.7 -1 31 33.0 11 .111 .111 .209 26.7 27.3 30.0 .206 .239 .289 0.0
2024 Changeup -1.0 0 18 19.1 3 .000 .000 .000 60.0 66.7 40.0 .022 .028 .021 0.0
2024 Cutter -12.6 -2 17 18.1 5 .000 .000 .000 15.4 0.0 0.0 .210 .240 .199 0.0
2024 Sinker -2.9 0 11 11.7 2 .000 .000 .350 33.3 0.0 0.0 .059 .072 .378 0.0
2024 Slider -11.1 -1 7 7.4 3 .000 .000 .000 25.0 66.7 66.7 .040 .162 .084 100.0
2024 Curveball 14.8 1 5 5.3 1 1.000 1.000 .900 0.0 0.0 0.0 .509 .571 .471 0.0
2024 Sweeper -0.9 0 3 3.2 -- -- -- 0.0 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
2024 Split-Finger 4.9 0 2 2.1 -- -- -- -- -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
2023 4-Seam Fastball -0.6 -2 386 36.9 91 .221 .403 .324 16.0 17.6 15.4 .230 .442 .337 45.2
2023 Slider -0.7 -1 172 16.4 46 .154 .231 .248 41.7 34.8 22.2 .140 .218 .236 26.1
2023 Changeup -0.7 -1 142 13.6 31 .214 .286 .271 36.2 19.4 20.7 .294 .468 .337 30.4
2023 Sinker -1.5 -2 121 11.6 31 .240 .240 .339 16.7 6.5 6.7 .308 .366 .371 47.8
2023 Curveball 1.9 2 84 8.0 18 .286 .357 .336 14.3 11.1 7.1 .271 .357 .360 23.1
2023 Cutter 0.5 0 75 7.2 21 .350 .450 .367 18.6 23.8 20.0 .270 .357 .293 40.0
2023 Sweeper 1.4 1 37 3.5 7 .286 .714 .414 22.2 28.6 18.2 .249 .537 .323 20.0
2023 Split-Finger -5.5 -2 28 2.7 10 .000 .000 .070 13.3 0.0 0.0 .198 .309 .263 33.3
2023 Slurve -4.9 0 1 0.1 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2022 4-Seam Fastball 0.0 0 759 38.6 176 .248 .420 .336 24.4 19.3 16.1 .240 .397 .318 33.9
2022 Changeup -1.8 -5 281 14.3 75 .208 .236 .217 33.6 20.0 21.1 .213 .256 .227 14.0
2022 Slider -0.5 -1 277 14.1 79 .185 .308 .294 27.8 20.3 16.3 .187 .290 .283 21.6
2022 Curveball 1.6 4 224 11.4 48 .225 .425 .349 17.3 12.5 8.8 .250 .353 .322 20.0
2022 Sinker -1.5 -3 184 9.4 53 .222 .400 .337 22.5 22.6 22.6 .234 .458 .358 42.4
2022 Cutter -0.4 -1 146 7.4 32 .367 .533 .408 23.3 21.9 17.5 .335 .393 .345 21.7
2022 Split-Finger 1.0 0 46 2.3 14 .286 .357 .282 44.4 28.6 18.2 .202 .243 .194 30.0
2022 Sweeper 0.5 0 32 1.6 7 .167 .667 .386 8.3 0.0 0.0 .231 .393 .334 16.7
2022 Slurve 1.9 0 6 0.3 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2021 4-Seam Fastball -0.2 -2 880 34.8 251 .256 .457 .350 25.7 26.3 24.5 .246 .431 .329 33.5
2021 Changeup 0.9 4 419 16.6 73 .290 .419 .357 35.4 19.2 12.6 .280 .449 .361 20.4
2021 Curveball 0.8 3 335 13.2 73 .217 .362 .273 26.1 21.9 15.5 .248 .335 .277 24.5
2021 Sinker 2.5 8 333 13.2 88 .390 .623 .456 19.5 20.5 20.5 .307 .551 .400 45.0
2021 Slider 0.2 1 306 12.1 65 .222 .278 .318 36.0 33.8 20.6 .169 .203 .244 21.2
2021 Cutter -2.0 -3 155 6.1 37 .242 .485 .330 27.4 18.9 16.3 .221 .422 .306 29.6
2021 Split-Finger -2.9 -2 60 2.4 16 .133 .133 .156 51.7 43.8 26.9 .149 .190 .182 25.0
2021 Sweeper -8.1 -2 26 1.0 10 .000 .000 .070 22.2 20.0 18.2 .161 .279 .235 28.6
2021 Slurve -0.1 0 9 0.4 2 .500 .500 .450 0.0 0.0 0.0 .524 .682 .528 50.0
2020 4-Seam Fastball -1.0 -2 164 33.3 38 .242 .424 .320 28.2 34.2 28.9 .261 .529 .359 61.9
2020 Changeup -4.2 -4 89 18.1 22 .136 .182 .139 38.1 40.9 26.5 .159 .227 .168 23.1
2020 Curveball -2.9 -2 73 14.8 15 .071 .071 .107 33.3 33.3 25.0 .148 .254 .206 33.3
2020 Slider 5.7 4 70 14.2 18 .353 .941 .539 24.1 16.7 13.0 .281 .555 .366 42.9
2020 Sinker -4.4 -2 40 8.1 11 .111 .111 .291 12.5 9.1 20.0 .356 .518 .432 37.5
2020 Cutter 2.6 1 35 7.1 10 .300 .400 .305 37.5 20.0 25.0 .391 .746 .478 37.5
2020 Split-Finger -5.7 -1 14 2.8 4 .000 .000 .000 25.0 25.0 16.7 .229 .244 .211 33.3
2020 Sweeper 0.9 0 3 0.6 -- -- -- 100.0 -- -- -- -- -- --
! Note: Years are in reverse order.
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Swing/Take

Runs
Year Team PA Pitches Heart Shadow Chase Waste All
2020 132 546 -4 -7 3 3 -5
2021 621 2,551 -7 -17 20 12 8
2022 491 1,988 -16 -9 14 6 -5
2023 255 1,047 -4 -15 6 7 -6
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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 492 47.3 59.3 77.4 24.5 52.4 42.2 10.9 41.1 30.7 7.6 70.3
2021 2,530 48.7 67.2 79.0 23.9 52.9 41.9 23.3 45.0 27.9 7.6 73.6
2022 1,964 49.7 67.8 79.5 24.8 59.6 45.0 21.8 46.2 25.6 7.9 83.3
2023 1,047 49.0 68.0 82.5 24.9 63.2 43.8 27.8 46.0 22.6 6.8 84.5
2024 94 51.6 61.2 76.7 32.6 66.7 37.9 32.0 47.9 26.7 8.4 87.5
Player 6,127 49.0 66.8 79.6 24.5 57.0 43.2 22.7 45.3 26.4 7.6 78.5
MLB 48.6 67.0 82.0 28.4 57.9 42.6 29.7 47.2 24.8 7.3 76.2
! 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
Bat
Speed
Swing
Length
2020 53 75 41 70
2021 42 40 39 38 52 46 35 29 59 9 27 55 27 74 72 17 80
2022 31 26 21 25 47 19 15 7 51 4 59 63 43 74 70 84 88
2023 46 57 84
2024 6 58
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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 25.0 3 3.7 -1 4 3 1 33.3
2021 23.1 18 18.0 0 7 19 5 27.8
2022 21.7 8 10.7 -3 7 7 5 62.5
2023 22.6 5 5.6 -1 2 4 3 60.0
Player 22.8 34 38.0 -4 20 33 14 41.2

Expected Home Runs by Park

Year HR
2020 3 4 7 3 3 4 3 3 2 3 3 5 4 3 3 3 4 3 4 4 5 6 5 4 4 3 3 4 5 4 1
2021 18 21 19 16 18 15 18 19 11 11 14 21 21 13 17 22 16 17 17 17 19 20 25 22 22 16 18 20 23 15 17
2022 8 11 12 14 9 10 12 9 6 8 10 12 10 10 11 14 11 10 12 9 11 10 15 12 9 8 15 12 10 9 9
2023 5 4 5 4 6 5 6 5 5 5 5 6 6 5 6 5 6 6 5 6 5 6 8 6 5 5 6 6 6 7 6
Player 34 40 43 37 36 34 39 36 24 27 32 44 41 31 37 44 37 36 38 36 40 42 53 44 40 32 42 42 44 35 33
! 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 +/-   2024 +/-  
Exit Velocity 87.4 88.2 0.8 86.1 -2.1 89.3 3.2 81.5 -7.8
Launch Angle 9.3 15.1 5.8 12.9 -2.2 15.0 2.1 9.5 -5.5
Barrel % 9.2 7.0 -2.2 4.4 -2.6 5.8 1.4 0.0 -5.8
Hard Hit % 42.1 31.1 -11.0 27.2 -3.9 37.6 10.4 6.7 -30.9
LA Sweet-Spot % 40.8 40.6 -0.2 35.7 -4.9 34.1 -1.6 26.7 -7.4
xBA .245 .247 0.002 .234 -0.013 .237 0.003 .166 -0.071
BA .200 .266 0.066 .236 -0.030 .219 -0.017 .091 -0.128
xwOBA .314 .322 0.008 .301 -0.021 .318 0.017 .229 -0.089
wOBA .264 .336 0.072 .306 -0.030 .293 -0.013 .156 -0.137
xSLG .441 .407 -0.034 .355 -0.052 .381 0.026 .207 -0.174
SLG .364 .437 0.073 .380 -0.057 .333 -0.047 .091 -0.242
K% 29.4 24.6 -4.8 19.3 -5.3 19.2 -0.1 28.0 8.8
BB% 6.7 9.2 2.5 9.2 0.0 10.2 1.0 8.0 -2.2
Swing % 41.1 45.0 3.9 46.2 1.2 46.0 -0.2 47.9 1.9
Whiff% 30.7 27.9 -2.8 25.6 -2.3 22.6 -3.0 26.7 4.1
In Zone % 47.3 48.7 1.4 49.7 1.0 49.0 -0.7 51.6 2.6
Out of Zone % 52.7 51.3 -1.4 50.3 -1.0 51.0 0.7 48.4 -2.6
Out of Zone Swing % 24.5 23.9 -0.6 24.8 0.9 24.9 0.1 32.6 7.7
First Pitch Swing % 10.9 23.3 12.4 21.8 -1.5 27.8 6.0 32.0 4.2
First Pitch Strike % 57.1 59.0 1.9 56.5 -2.5 60.0 3.5 68.0 8.0
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Statcast Fielder Positioning

wOBA
SeasonAlignment TypeBat SidePAShifts/Shades%No Shift/ShadeShift/Shade
2020 Shifts L 104 70 67.3 .119 .341
2020 Shifts R 14 0 0.0 .251
2021 Shifts L 473 313 66.2 .332 .317
2021 Shifts R 137 14 10.2 .378 .546
2022 Shifts L 341 225 66.0 .255 .298
2022 Shifts R 141 28 19.9 .385 .302
2023 Shades L 170 59 34.7 .244 .312
2023 Shades R 81 6 7.4 .351 .353
2024 Shades L 9 4 44.4 .145 .000
2024 Shades R 16 0 0.0 .198
! 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 135 17.7 25.2% 2.2% 101 22.7 6.9% 8.9%
2021 742 17.5 23.5% 2.0% 441 24.1 2.3% 10.7%
2022 597 18.2 18.8% 3.5% 315 23.5 1.0% 11.4%
2023 260 15.0 50.0% 0.4% 193 19.0 6.7% 1.0%
2024 10 14.2 60.0% 0.0% 13 16.9 23.1% 0.0%
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Statcast Rankings