Dylan Carlson
CF | Bats/Throws: S/L | 6' 2" 205LBS | Age: 25
Draft: 2016 | Rd: 1, #33, St. Louis Cardinals | Elk Grove (CA) HS
PA AB R H HR SB AVG OBP SLG OPS
2021 619 542 79 144 18 2 .266 .343 .437 .780
2022 488 432 56 102 8 5 .236 .316 .380 .696
2023 255 219 27 48 5 3 .219 .318 .333 .651
4 Seasons 1,481 1,303 173 316 34 11 .243 .322 .394 .716
AVG HR SB OPS
2021 .266 18 2 .780
2022 .236 8 5 .696
2023 .219 5 3 .651
4 Seasons .243 34 11 .716
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 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
Player 6033 990 60 6.1 4.1 87.6 109.2 13.8 37.8 .241 .388 .313 .314 .357 31.7 22.3 9.2
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 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
Player 42.1 27.9 24.9 4.9 36.4 36.5 27.2 3.9 29.8 27.2 24.6 7.9 6.1 4.1
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 -0.7 -3 387 37.0 92 .218 .397 .320 16.4 18.5 16.2 .227 .436 .334 45.2
2023 Slider -1.2 -2 167 16.0 45 .132 .211 .233 41.4 35.6 22.9 .142 .221 .239 27.3
2023 Changeup -0.8 -1 143 13.7 32 .207 .276 .263 35.6 18.8 20.7 .288 .461 .332 29.2
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 1.8 1 79 7.5 21 .400 .500 .410 18.2 19.0 15.4 .274 .361 .297 37.5
2023 Sweeper 1.4 1 37 3.5 7 .286 .714 .414 22.2 28.6 18.2 .249 .537 .323 20.0
2023 Splitter -5.1 -1 27 2.6 9 .000 .000 .078 14.3 0.0 0.0 .206 .313 .273 37.5
2023 Slurve -4.9 0 1 0.1 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2022 4-Seamer 0.0 0 759 38.6 176 .248 .420 .336 24.4 19.3 16.1 .240 .397 .318 33.9
2022 Slider -0.5 -2 287 14.6 82 .179 .299 .291 27.3 19.5 15.7 .184 .284 .284 20.8
2022 Changeup -1.8 -5 281 14.3 75 .208 .236 .217 33.6 20.0 21.1 .213 .256 .227 14.0
2022 Curveball 1.6 4 229 11.7 49 .220 .415 .342 16.7 12.2 8.7 .245 .345 .315 19.4
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 Splitter 1.0 0 46 2.3 14 .286 .357 .282 44.4 28.6 18.2 .202 .242 .194 30.0
2022 Sweeper 2.4 0 17 0.9 3 .333 1.333 .667 14.3 0.0 0.0 .395 .716 .480 33.3
2022 Slurve 1.9 0 6 0.3 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2021 4-Seamer -0.2 -2 879 34.7 251 .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 8 334 13.2 88 .390 .623 .456 19.5 20.5 20.5 .307 .551 .400 45.0
2021 Slider 0.1 0 307 12.1 66 .218 .273 .313 35.7 33.3 20.4 .174 .208 .246 23.5
2021 Cutter -2.0 -3 155 6.1 37 .242 .485 .330 27.4 18.9 16.3 .221 .422 .306 29.6
2021 Splitter -2.9 -2 60 2.4 16 .133 .133 .156 51.7 43.8 26.9 .149 .190 .182 25.0
2021 Sweeper -7.5 -2 25 1.0 9 .000 .000 .078 25.0 22.2 20.0 .128 .254 .217 16.7
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-Seamer -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 Splitter -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
Player 6,033 49.0 66.9 79.7 24.4 56.9 43.3 22.6 45.2 26.4 7.6 78.3
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 53 74 42 71
2021 41 39 39 38 51 46 35 29 59 9 27 55 27 74 73 17 81
2022 31 26 21 25 47 19 15 7 51 4 59 63 43 74 70 84 88
2023 46 58 84
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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 5.7 -1 3 4 3 60.0
Player 22.8 34 38.1 -4 21 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 5 8 6 6 5 5 5 5 6 6 5 6 5 6 6 5 6 5 6 8 6 5 5 6 6 6 7 7
Player 34 40 43 38 38 35 39 36 24 27 32 44 41 31 37 44 37 36 38 36 40 42 53 44 40 32 42 42 44 35 34
! 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 87.4 88.2 0.8 86.1 -2.1 89.3 3.2
Launch Angle 9.3 15.1 5.8 12.9 -2.2 15.0 2.1
Barrel % 9.2 7.0 -2.2 4.4 -2.6 5.8 1.4
Hard Hit % 42.1 31.1 -11.0 27.2 -3.9 37.6 10.4
Sweet Spot % 40.8 40.6 -0.2 35.7 -4.9 34.1 -1.6
xBA .246 .247 0.001 .234 -0.013 .237 0.003
BA .200 .266 0.066 .236 -0.030 .219 -0.017
xwOBA .314 .322 0.008 .301 -0.021 .318 0.017
wOBA .264 .336 0.072 .306 -0.030 .293 -0.013
xSLG .441 .407 -0.034 .355 -0.052 .381 0.026
SLG .364 .437 0.073 .380 -0.057 .333 -0.047
K% 29.4 24.6 -4.8 19.3 -5.3 19.2 -0.1
BB% 6.7 9.2 2.5 9.2 0.0 10.2 1.0
Swing % 41.1 45.0 3.9 46.2 1.2 46.0 -0.2
Whiff% 30.7 27.9 -2.8 25.6 -2.3 22.6 -3.0
In Zone % 47.3 48.7 1.4 49.7 1.0 49.0 -0.7
Out of Zone % 52.7 51.3 -1.4 50.3 -1.0 51.0 0.7
Out of Zone Swing % 24.5 23.9 -0.6 24.8 0.9 24.9 0.1
First Pitch Swing % 10.9 23.3 12.4 21.8 -1.5 27.8 6.0
First Pitch Strike % 57.1 59.0 1.9 56.5 -2.5 60.0 3.5
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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 460 302 65.7 .330 .321
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
! 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%
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