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Edwin Encarnacion
Popularity: ↑ 13%
1B | B/T: R/R | 6' 1" 230LBS | Age: 38

Draft: 2000 | Rd: 9, #274, Texas Rangers | Manuela Toro HS (Caguas, PR)
Poor Avg Great

Stats

PA AB R H HR RBI SB AVG OBP SLG OPS
2020 181 159 19 25 10 19 0 .157 .250 .377 .627
16 Seasons 8126 7040 1099 1832 424 1261 61 .260 .350 .496 .846
AVG HR RBI SB OPS
2020 .157 10 19 0 .627
16 Seasons .260 424 1261 61 .846

Statcast Batting Statistics

Season Pitches Batted Balls Barrels Barrel % Exit Velocity Launch Angle Sweet Spot % XBA XSLG WOBA XWOBA XWOBACON Hard Hit % K % BB %
2015 2517 440 44 10 90 16.8 31.1 .262 .512 .392 .376 .402 44.4 15.7 12.3
2016 2900 471 58 12.3 90.8 15.8 35.9 .261 .532 .373 .378 .429 41.1 19.7 12.4
2017 2870 426 44 10.3 89.2 16.8 36.4 .266 .528 .373 .388 .435 42.5 19.9 15.6
2018 2293 375 42 11.2 89.9 18 34.1 .241 .470 .346 .351 .411 41.4 22.8 10.9
2019 2151 318 41 12.9 90.2 22.5 34.3 .242 .516 .362 .362 .413 42.9 21.2 11.9
2020 791 106 14 13.2 85.4 22.8 29.2 .161 .366 .272 .277 .337 33 29.8 8.8
13522 2136 243 11.4 89.8 17.9 34.1 .250 .504 .365 .367 .415 42 20.3 12.5
6.4 88.3 11.9 32.8 .243 .402 .318 .312 .362 35.1 21.8 8.3




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%
2020 Fastballs 410 51.8 85 72 13 8 0 0 5 20 52 .181 .189 .389 .451 .302 .326 85.9 25 29.4 18.0
2020 Breaking 317 40.1 80 73 8 2 2 0 4 30 44 .110 .129 .301 .288 .205 .226 84.8 20 33.5 20.0
2020 Offspeed 64 8.1 16 14 4 0 3 0 1 4 10 .286 .179 .714 .329 .445 .276 85.6 22 46.7 18.2
2019 Fastballs 1093 53.5 272 237 56 26 11 0 19 50 187 .236 .242 .523 .531 .357 .364 90.7 25 22.3 14.5
2019 Breaking 726 35.6 146 127 29 18 3 0 8 33 96 .228 .268 .441 .519 .319 .373 88.9 18 30.7 12.7
2019 Offspeed 223 10.9 44 38 16 6 3 0 7 10 29 .421 .260 1.053 .626 .590 .392 90.9 22 25.3 12.2
! 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 %
2020 Cutter 0.3 0 43 5.4 12 0.2 0.5 .358 35.3 33.3 28.6 0.284 0.627 0.431 33.3
2020 Changeup 1.9 1 61 7.7 16 0.286 0.714 .447 44.8 25 18.2 0.179 0.329 0.275 30
2020 Curveball 0.9 1 90 11.4 20 0.125 0.5 .34 26.5 20 10.3 0.251 0.63 0.428 25
2020 Sinker 2 3 131 16.6 24 0.364 0.773 .571 22.4 12.5 11.5 0.267 0.633 0.397 36.8
2020 4-Seamer -2.3 -5 236 29.8 49 0.075 0.15 .224 31.5 26.5 18.3 0.123 0.308 0.272 29.6
2020 Slider -3.3 -7 227 28.7 60 0.105 0.246 .177 35.5 43.3 23.4 0.095 0.192 0.158 37.5
2020 Splitter -2.4 0 3 0.4 100
2019 Splitter 7.2 2 31 1.4 9 0.333 0.778 .561 23.1 22.2 11.8 0.293 0.563 0.359 42.9
2019 Changeup 5.5 11 192 8.9 35 0.448 1.138 .643 25.6 22.9 12.3 0.25 0.645 0.401 45.5
2019 Cutter 0.3 1 159 7.4 36 0.2 0.3 .297 24.3 19.4 15.2 0.204 0.286 0.289 30.4
2019 Curveball 4.3 10 227 10.6 42 0.361 0.833 .531 31 19 10.5 0.387 0.852 0.533 55.2
2019 Sinker 1.9 6 330 15.3 76 0.277 0.692 .455 22.4 15.8 11.7 0.289 0.668 0.436 49.1
2019 Slider 0.4 2 499 23.2 104 0.176 0.286 .272 30.5 24 13.6 0.222 0.387 0.31 31.3
2019 4-Seamer 0.6 3 604 28.1 160 0.225 0.493 .345 21.8 19.4 15.7 0.228 0.52 0.349 45.9
2018 Splitter -0.9 0 27 1.2 8 0 0 .263 50 50 28.6 0.003 0.003 0.264 0
2018 Cutter 1.5 2 135 5.9 35 0.31 0.793 .523 26.7 14.3 13.9 0.31 0.814 0.505 50
2018 Changeup 1.8 3 170 7.4 40 0.257 0.6 .399 31.3 22.5 15.8 0.247 0.548 0.379 34.6
2018 Curveball 2 5 251 10.9 57 0.298 0.489 .404 36.8 35.1 23.3 0.22 0.376 0.322 39.3
2018 Sinker -1.7 -7 423 18.4 104 0.2 0.322 .282 15.5 14.4 18.5 0.242 0.436 0.34 32.9
2018 Slider 0.7 4 552 24.1 128 0.232 0.348 .303 34.8 34.4 25.4 0.205 0.325 0.289 38.6
2018 4-Seamer 1.3 9 690 30.1 192 0.265 0.571 .389 22 16.7 17.6 0.28 0.581 0.4 48.2
2017 Splitter -8.6 -3 31 1.1 10 0 0 .14 64.3 60 42.9 0.057 0.064 0.182 50
2017 Cutter 1.4 2 152 5.3 30 0.154 0.423 .328 31.1 23.3 17.5 0.194 0.434 0.316 42.1
2017 Curveball 0.7 2 291 10.1 61 0.196 0.373 .293 31.7 29.5 16.7 0.198 0.349 0.305 34.3
2017 Changeup 2.1 7 313 10.9 62 0.234 0.468 .422 25 16.1 10.4 0.288 0.631 0.456 43.2
2017 Slider 2.5 14 571 19.9 121 0.314 0.676 .448 32 23.1 14.5 0.232 0.472 0.347 30.3
2017 Sinker -0.7 -4 625 21.8 148 0.262 0.429 .358 18.8 17.6 15.6 0.297 0.506 0.392 46.5
2017 4-Seamer 0.5 5 879 30.6 229 0.276 0.542 .406 22.4 16.2 16.2 0.295 0.63 0.434 47.1
2017 N/A 4.7 0 1 0
! Note: Years are in reverse order.
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Swing/Take

Runs
Year Team PA Pitches Heart Shadow Chase Waste All
2016 727 3012 17 -25 28 12 32
2017 672 2904 5 -23 25 14 22
2018 577 2305 2 -14 14 13 14
2019 498 2206 3 3 13 13 32
2020 183 801 -4 -12 2 6 -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 2517 48.3 64.5 82.4 23.4 63 41.7 25.8 43.1 23.1 7.5 81.7
2016 2900 48.4 64.9 82.9 21.5 57.7 43.3 27 42.4 23.6 7 78.7
2017 2870 47.1 67.8 80.5 20.9 57.4 41.9 25.3 43 25.4 6.3 74.4
2018 2293 47.4 66.3 81 24.7 56.2 41.8 28.2 44.6 26.3 7 79
2019 2151 46.3 65.8 79.6 25.2 63.8 41.6 22.8 43.5 25.9 7.1 75.7
2020 791 47.9 63.1 74.1 29.9 54.5 42.4 26 45.8 32.6 7.3 70.7
13522 47.6 65.7 81 23.3 59.1 42.1 25.9 43.4 25.3 7 77.6
48.4 66.6 82.2 28.4 59 42.6 29 46.9 24.3 7.2 75.7

Batted Ball Profile

Season GB % FB % LD % PU % Pull % Straight % Oppo % Weak % Topped % Under % Flare/Burner % Solid % Barrel %
2015 37.5 25.2 25.2 12 46.1 35.5 18.4 3.2 28.9 29.5 20 7.3 10
2016 38.4 26.1 26.1 9.3 49.9 31.8 18.3 1.7 29.7 27.8 21 6.6 12.3
2017 38 29.6 24.4 8 44.1 35.9 20 3.8 26.8 26.1 25.8 7.3 10.3
2018 37.3 30.1 23.7 8.8 43.7 32.5 23.7 2.9 26.9 26.7 21.9 8 11.2
2019 30.8 31.1 23 15.1 48.1 30.2 21.7 2.5 20.8 35.2 21.1 5.7 12.9
2020 34 24.5 24.5 17 45.3 36.8 17.9 4.7 30.2 37.7 9.4 4.7 13.2
36.6 28 24.6 10.8 46.4 33.5 20.1 2.9 27.2 29.2 21.3 6.9 11.4
45.3 21.9 25.7 7.1 36.6 37.9 25.5 3.5 33.5 24.3 24.5 5.6 6.4

Percentile Rankings

Year xwOBA xBA xSLG xISO xOBP Brl Brl% EV HardHit% K% BB% Whiff% Speed OAA
2015 94 71 94 95 94 94 88 76 87 72 94 37 19
2016 93 65 94 95 88 97 91 81 70 50 91 41 20
2017 95 67 91 95 95 91 82 78 85 54 97 37 12
2018 79 35 81 88 66 86 85 70 71 37 80 35 11
2019 83 27 86 91 73 80 90 68 73 52 85 40 16
2020 9 0 21 69 3 71 86 7 22 14 46 15 18
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Expected Home Runs

Year Team Avg HR Trot Actual HR xHR HR-xHR Doubters Mostly Gone No Doubters No Doubter %
2019 25.7 34 32.3 2 7 18 20 58.8
2020 27 10 9.6 0 2 4 7 70

Expected Home Runs by Park

Year HR
2019 34 34 37 37 38 28 29 36 33 37 32 32 24 33 31 36 28 35 33 34 23 27 27 36 33 35 31 29 38 25 38
2020 10 9 11 9 9 9 9 11 10 10 10 9 8 9 9 11 9 9 11 10 7 9 9 11 9 11 10 9 11 9 10
! Note: This tells how many of this player's home runs would have been out of other stadiums. This accounts for different wall heights and distances, but does not attempt to adjust for 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 +/-  
Exit Velocity 90 90.8 0.8 89.2 -1.6 89.9 0.7 90.2 0.3 85.4 -4.8
Launch Angle 16.8 15.8 -1 16.8 1 18 1.2 22.5 4.5 22.8 0.3
Barrel % 10 12.3 2.3 10.3 -2 11.2 0.9 12.9 1.7 13.2 0.3
Hard Hit % 44.4 41.1 -3.3 42.5 1.4 41.4 -1.1 42.9 1.5 33 -9.9
Sweet Spot % 31.1 35.9 4.8 36.4 0.5 34.1 -2.3 34.3 0.2 29.2 -5.1
xBA 0.262 0.261 -0.001 0.266 0.005 0.241 -0.025 0.242 0.001 0.161 -0.081
BA 0.277 0.263 -0.014 0.258 -0.005 0.246 -0.012 0.244 -0.002 0.157 -0.087
xwOBA 0.376 0.378 0.002 0.388 0.01 0.351 -0.037 0.362 0.011 0.277 -0.085
wOBA 0.392 0.373 -0.019 0.373 0 0.346 -0.027 0.362 0.016 0.272 -0.09
xSLG 0.512 0.532 0.02 0.528 -0.004 0.47 -0.058 0.516 0.046 0.366 -0.15
SLG 0.557 0.529 -0.028 0.504 -0.025 0.474 -0.03 0.531 0.057 0.377 -0.154
K% 15.7 19.7 4 19.9 0.2 22.8 2.9 21.2 -1.6 29.8 8.6
BB% 12.3 12.4 0.1 15.6 3.2 10.9 -4.7 11.9 1 8.8 -3.1
Swing % 43.1 42.4 -0.7 43 0.6 44.6 1.6 43.5 -1.1 45.8 2.3
Whiff% 23.1 23.6 0.5 25.4 1.8 26.3 0.9 25.9 -0.4 32.6 6.7
In Zone Swing % 48.3 48.4 0.1 47.1 -1.3 47.4 0.3 46.3 -1.1 47.9 1.6
Out of Zone Swing % 51.7 51.6 -0.1 52.9 1.3 52.6 -0.3 53.7 1.1 52.1 -1.6
First Pitch Swing % 25.8 27 1.2 25.3 -1.7 28.2 2.9 22.8 -5.4 26 3.2
First Pitch Strike % 55.6 57.8 2.2 52.7 -5.1 57.3 4.6 56.6 -0.7 59.7 3.1
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Statcast Shift Statistics

SeasonBat SidePAShifts%wOBA - No ShiftwOBA - Shift
2016 R 689 305 44.3 .356 .386
2017 R 660 269 40.8 .375 .375
2018 R 565 312 55.2 .327 .365
2019 R 462 192 41.6 .354 .386
2020 R 179 151 84.4 .342 .263

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