Edwin Jackson
P | B/T: R/R | 6' 2" 215LBS | Age: 39

Draft: 2001 | Rd: 6, #190, Los Angeles Dodgers | Shaw HS (Columbus, GA)

Stats

W L ERA G GS SV IP SO WHIP
2019 1 5 11.12 8 5 0 28.1 19 2.19
17 Seasons 107 133 4.78 412 318 1 1960.0 1508 1.47
G W-L ERA IP SO WHIP
2019 8 1-5 11.12 28.1 19 2.19
17 Seasons 412 107-133 4.78 1960.0 1508 1.47

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
2015 31 876 166 6 3.6 2.6 88.8 112.3 12.9 31.9 .252 .381 .275 .314 .344 30.1 17.5 9.2 3.07 4.08
2016 32 1401 270 21 7.8 5.6 89.4 110.8 14.0 32.6 .272 .479 .362 .358 .391 37.0 16.4 11.0 5.89 5.60
2017 33 1302 250 23 9.2 6.8 87.3 116.3 17.5 34.0 .259 .486 .370 .346 .393 32.4 17.7 8.6 5.21 5.27
2018 34 1482 274 23 8.4 6.0 87.6 112.1 15.9 34.3 .261 .449 .300 .345 .383 33.6 17.8 9.7 3.33 5.16
2019 35 1315 249 30 12.0 8.9 91.1 115.7 11.9 40.2 .309 .592 .449 .408 .453 43.4 15.5 9.5 9.58 8.04
Player 6376 1209 103 8.5 6.2 88.8 116.3 14.5 34.7 .272 .483 .355 .357 .396 35.6 17.0 9.7
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

Jackson relies on 6 pitches.
Cutter
(27.4%) ,
Slider
(25.2%) ,
4-Seam Fastball
(23.3%) ,
Sinker
(13.9%) ,
Changeup
(7.5%) ,
Curveball
(2.7%) ,


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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
2015 41.6 27.1 26.5 4.8 34.3 41.6 24.1 1.2 33.1 28.9 24.7 6.0 3.6 2.6
2016 41.5 23.7 26.7 8.1 34.1 44.1 21.9 1.9 32.6 22.6 25.6 7.0 7.8 5.6
2017 38.8 29.2 20.8 11.2 37.6 38.0 24.4 4.8 29.2 30.8 19.2 4.8 9.2 6.8
2018 37.6 23.7 27.7 10.9 38.0 37.6 23.7 3.6 28.1 28.5 24.5 5.8 8.4 6.0
2019 43.4 22.9 28.1 5.6 43.8 36.9 19.3 1.6 30.1 20.5 25.7 8.8 12.0 8.9
Player 40.4 25.1 26.0 8.4 37.7 39.5 22.6 2.7 30.4 26.1 23.9 6.5 8.5 6.2
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
2019 Slider DET R 331 85.7 36.1 0.8 2 3.1 -1.2 -28
2019 Changeup DET R 99 87.0 23.7 -5.4 -19 15.8 2.0 15
2019 4-Seamer DET R 306 93.5 18.4 -2.6 -16 5.7 -1.8 -24
2019 Curveball DET R 36 77.9 53.6 -2.7 -5 6.0 -3.1 -34
2019 Sinker DET R 183 93.7 19.8 -1.9 -9 13.2 -1.5 -10
2019 Cutter DET R 360 91.6 22.9 0.7 3 0.3 -1.5 -84
2018 4-Seamer OAK R 278 93.3 17.1 -1.3 -8 6.9 -0.4 -5
2018 Slider OAK R 313 86.2 35.7 1.3 4 2.1 -2.2 -51
2018 Changeup OAK R 120 87.2 24.1 -5.5 -19 16.3 2.5 18
2018 Cutter OAK R 499 91.2 23.9 0.3 1 0.0 -2.0 -99
2018 Curveball OAK R 55 78.7 53.5 -1.8 -3 5.8 -2.6 -31
2018 Sinker OAK R 215 92.9 20.2 -1.4 -7 13.7 -0.8 -5
2017 Curveball WSH R 102 78.9 49.2 -3.6 -7 4.1 -3.7 -47
2017 Sinker WSH R 294 93.2 18.0 -2.0 -10 12.3 -2.4 -16
2017 4-Seamer WSH R 493 93.1 15.6 -1.3 -9 4.3 -3.4 -44
2017 Changeup WSH R 82 87.5 21.9 -4.8 -18 16.7 3.1 23
2017 Slider WSH R 331 86.9 31.6 0.1 0 0.1 -3.0 -96
2016 Changeup SD R 21 87.4 20.4 -6.2 -23 14.1 0.8 6
2016 Sinker SD R 9 91.8 20.2 0.6 3 14.1 -0.2 -1
2016 Slider SD R 439 86.6 32.2 1.0 3 1.9 -0.3 -12
2016 Curveball SD R 119 78.6 50.6 -2.5 -5 5.6 -1.8 -24
2016 4-Seamer SD R 783 92.1 17.7 -3.3 -23 2.7 -5.5 -67
! 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 %
2019 Cutter 5.1 19 360 27.4 108 .423 .784 .552 22.5 12.0 15.5 .366 .729 .475 46.4
2019 Slider 1.5 5 331 25.2 91 .289 .578 .391 38.3 26.4 18.9 .224 .387 .301 34.4
2019 4-Seamer 2.4 7 306 23.3 83 .310 .592 .432 11.8 14.5 12.4 .281 .501 .382 42.4
2019 Sinker 5.8 11 183 13.9 33 .407 .889 .570 21.4 9.1 9.4 .397 .801 .532 62.5
2019 Changeup 2.6 3 99 7.5 16 .313 .750 .441 10.0 0.0 0.0 .403 .923 .539 37.5
2019 Curveball 2.1 1 36 2.7 5 .400 .600 .430 0.0 0.0 0.0 .233 .431 .268 40.0
2018 Cutter -1.4 -7 499 33.7 128 .202 .360 .305 16.1 7.8 10.8 .272 .458 .361 32.4
2018 Slider -0.2 -1 313 21.1 106 .238 .396 .300 33.9 38.7 25.5 .220 .388 .278 30.0
2018 4-Seamer 0.2 0 278 18.8 69 .214 .464 .363 13.6 10.1 8.0 .332 .621 .459 46.0
2018 Sinker 0.9 2 215 14.5 43 .316 .474 .375 13.1 11.6 15.2 .302 .493 .372 29.4
2018 Changeup -2.0 -2 120 8.1 24 .095 .143 .177 22.6 8.3 14.3 .151 .191 .219 21.1
2018 Curveball 1.6 1 55 3.7 10 .222 .333 .285 25.0 30.0 27.3 .220 .400 .306 50.0
2017 4-Seamer 1.1 5 493 37.9 128 .277 .509 .373 18.5 17.2 16.1 .252 .488 .357 33.0
2017 Slider 1.6 5 331 25.4 102 .258 .613 .388 33.9 29.4 26.5 .239 .499 .338 35.9
2017 Sinker 0.8 2 294 22.6 85 .329 .544 .402 13.9 7.1 8.7 .301 .491 .360 32.9
2017 Curveball 0.7 1 102 7.8 10 .333 .667 .380 19.2 0.0 0.0 .332 .654 .385 20.0
2017 Changeup 0.3 0 82 6.3 12 .200 .300 .238 37.5 16.7 11.8 .126 .147 .193 11.1
! Note: Years are in reverse order.
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Swing/Take

Runs
Year Team PA Pitches Heart Shadow Chase Waste All
2008 779 3,014 -18 -8 19 13 6
2009 884 3,442 -21 -19 15 13 -12
2010 896 3,319 -9 -15 13 13 2
2011 935 3,530 0 -27 13 9 -4
2012 813 3,048 0 -14 10 8 4
2013 769 2,901 1 -3 9 13 20
2014 630 2,478 11 5 11 10 36
2015 227 872 -5 -8 4 6 -3
2016 370 1,392 -5 5 11 5 17
2017 337 1,302 5 -5 9 5 14
2018 380 1,480 -11 -12 10 7 -7
2019 336 1,315 23 5 8 9 45
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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 %
2015 876 43.6 71.2 86.8 29.8 54.4 42.5 54.4 47.8 23.6 6.8 85.0
2016 1,401 49.2 65.5 83.6 24.7 59.7 46.2 53.4 44.8 22.5 6.9 87.6
2017 1,302 50.3 68.9 84.3 24.3 51.0 43.9 55.5 46.7 22.9 6.6 74.4
2018 1,482 44.8 70.9 88.1 27.3 59.6 39.7 54.6 46.8 20.5 7.1 81.0
2019 1,315 46.4 71.1 84.6 24.5 53.8 42.6 55.4 46.2 23.7 8.1 81.1
Player 6,376 47.1 69.3 85.4 26.0 56.1 42.9 54.6 46.3 22.5 7.1 81.7
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
2015 37 35 53 63 25 85 83 27 73 31 18 59 52 71 68 60
2016 8 16 9 8 6 34 14 26 26 17 10 44 8 40 57 39 62
2017 17 31 10 4 40 28 4 47 57 22 44 40 18 57 54 45 66
2018 12 21 15 14 18 32 17 71 66 19 26 19 42 43 52 56 54
2019 1 1 1 1 2 22 2 3 5 6 29 38 7 46 52 49
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Expected Home Runs

Year Team Avg HR Trot Actual HR xHR HR-xHR Doubters Mostly Gone No Doubters No Doubter %
2016 22.0 14 14.8 -1 8 13 5 35.7
2017 21.8 20 16.9 3 7 9 9 45.0
2018 23.0 12 15.2 -3 5 10 7 58.3
2019 22.6 23 24.9 -2 7 22 10 43.5
Player 22.4 69 71.9 -3 27 54 31 44.9

Expected Home Runs by Park

Year HR
2016 14 16 13 12 15 17 13 18 15 10 17 17 10 12 17 17 15 17 11 14 19 9 14 16 14 17 21 13 13 15 18
2017 20 18 17 17 15 18 15 18 15 14 15 15 15 13 16 17 14 23 14 15 19 16 16 22 22 16 22 16 19 17 19
2018 12 17 17 14 15 16 16 20 16 11 15 14 12 13 15 16 13 18 12 16 16 14 14 15 17 16 16 12 17 13 20
2019 23 29 25 22 25 24 23 30 25 20 25 28 15 21 21 29 19 30 21 24 27 24 22 27 26 28 31 23 28 24 32
Player 69 80 72 65 70 75 67 86 71 55 72 74 52 59 69 79 61 88 58 69 81 63 66 80 79 77 90 64 77 69 89
! 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 94 92.1 -1.9 93.1 1 92.2 -0.9 0.5
Offspeed Velocity 87.8 87.5 -0.3 87.5 0 87.2 -0.3 -0.2
Breaking Velocity 86.5 84.9 -1.6 85 0.1 85.1 0.1 -0.2
Exit Velocity 88.8 89.4 0.6 87.3 -2.1 87.6 0.3 3.5
Launch Angle 12.9 14 1.1 17.5 3.5 15.9 -1.6 -4
Barrel % 3.6 7.8 4.2 9.2 1.4 8.4 -0.8 3.6
Hard Hit % 30.1 37 6.9 32.4 -4.6 33.6 1.2 9.8
Sweet Spot % 31.9 32.6 0.7 34 1.4 34.3 0.3 5.9
xBA .252 .272 0.02 .259 -0.013 .261 0.002 0.048
BA .218 .283 0.065 .284 0.001 .221 -0.063 0.13
xwOBA .314 .358 0.044 .346 -0.012 .345 -0.001 0.063
wOBA .275 .362 0.087 .37 0.008 .3 -0.07 0.149
xSLG .381 .479 0.098 .486 0.007 .449 -0.037 0.143
SLG .332 .495 0.163 .548 0.053 .386 -0.162 0.3
K% 17.5 16.4 -1.1 17.7 1.3 17.8 0.1 -2.3
BB% 9.2 11 1.8 8.6 -2.4 9.7 1.1 -0.2
Swing % 47.8 44.8 -3 46.7 1.9 46.8 0.1 -0.6
Whiff% 23.6 22.5 -1.1 22.9 0.4 20.5 -2.4 3.2
In Zone % 43.6 49.2 5.6 50.3 1.1 44.8 -5.5 1.6
Out of Zone % 56.4 50.8 -5.6 49.7 -1.1 55.2 5.5 -1.6