Elly De La Cruz
SS | Bats/Throws: S/R | 6' 5" 200LBS | Age: 22
PA AB R H HR SB AVG OBP SLG OPS
2023 427 388 67 91 13 35 .235 .300 .410 .710
2024 313 271 47 64 12 37 .236 .334 .435 .769
2 Seasons 740 659 114 155 25 72 .235 .315 .420 .735
AVG HR SB OPS
2023 .235 13 35 .710
2024 .236 12 37 .769
2 Seasons .235 25 72 .735
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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%
2023 21 1755 246 21 8.5 4.9 91.2 119.2 3.6 30.5 .240 .391 .305 .303 .428 45.9 33.7 8.2
2024 22 1251 176 21 11.9 6.7 91.5 114.7 9.9 33.5 .229 .428 .339 .330 .432 43.8 31.0 11.5
Player 3006 422 42 10.0 5.7 91.3 119.2 6.2 31.8 .236 .406 .319 .314 .429 45.0 32.6 9.6
MLB 6.9 4.8 88.5 122.4 12.2 33.1 .245 .406 .316 .316 .369 36.4 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
2023 55.3 18.3 24.0 2.4 41.1 41.5 17.5 2.4 44.3 12.6 27.2 4.5 8.5 4.9
2024 48.9 24.4 22.7 4.0 39.8 35.8 24.4 4.0 36.4 23.3 17.6 6.3 11.9 6.7
Player 52.6 20.9 23.5 3.1 40.5 39.1 20.4 3.1 41.0 17.1 23.2 5.2 10.0 5.7
MLB 44.6 23.6 24.8 7.0 37.1 37.5 25.3 3.9 32.8 24.7 24.4 5.8 6.9 4.8
! 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 0.6 3 420 33.6 103 .244 .453 .359 24.1 25.2 24.5 .242 .459 .358 47.5
2024 Changeup 0.0 0 197 15.7 43 .205 .333 .274 37.9 25.6 22.0 .222 .340 .282 21.4
2024 Curveball -0.3 0 138 11.0 30 .172 .276 .238 51.2 60.0 37.5 .164 .303 .213 54.5
2024 Sinker 2.9 4 134 10.7 40 .361 .806 .541 13.6 17.5 21.9 .396 .890 .548 60.0
2024 Slider -2.7 -4 132 10.6 39 .152 .273 .260 46.9 41.0 38.1 .149 .231 .245 29.4
2024 Cutter 0.3 0 104 8.3 26 .280 .520 .387 36.0 26.9 35.0 .225 .438 .296 44.4
2024 Sweeper 2.9 2 57 4.6 12 .375 .500 .488 33.3 33.3 19.0 .211 .269 .371 50.0
2024 Split-Finger -0.8 0 55 4.4 14 .182 .273 .304 44.4 42.9 37.5 .131 .165 .250 60.0
2024 Knuckleball -14.3 -1 10 0.8 3 .000 .000 .000 50.0 66.7 100.0 .010 .020 .011 0.0
2024 Slurve 2.0 0 4 0.3 2 .000 .000 .350 0.0 0.0 0.0 .176 .196 .432 0.0
2023 4-Seam Fastball -0.5 -2 451 25.7 93 .241 .448 .318 25.9 45.2 30.0 .233 .416 .302 46.7
2023 Changeup 1.1 3 282 16.1 71 .239 .418 .315 33.8 22.5 20.3 .263 .380 .301 35.3
2023 Slider -0.6 -2 270 15.4 74 .250 .397 .316 34.7 35.1 27.4 .228 .347 .283 33.3
2023 Curveball 0.3 1 228 13.0 57 .208 .358 .277 35.8 43.9 30.5 .181 .314 .238 72.4
2023 Sinker -0.6 -1 198 11.3 47 .225 .500 .361 20.5 25.5 26.7 .274 .554 .400 60.7
2023 Cutter 3.5 5 157 8.9 39 .333 .606 .462 16.5 15.4 18.2 .340 .549 .423 42.9
2023 Sweeper -2.5 -2 99 5.6 23 .095 .095 .178 40.5 52.2 35.3 .115 .142 .163 33.3
2023 Split-Finger 0.0 0 60 3.4 18 .235 .235 .239 37.0 22.2 26.7 .291 .345 .299 46.2
2023 Slurve -4.2 0 10 0.6 2 .000 .000 .000 50.0 50.0 33.3 .230 .246 .210 100.0
! Note: Years are in reverse order.
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Swing/Take

Runs
Year Team PA Pitches Heart Shadow Chase Waste All
2023 424 1,755 -5 -7 7 6 1
2024 312 1,251 -4 -8 9 6 3
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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 %
2023 1,755 45.4 60.7 79.8 32.8 54.1 43.2 32.2 45.5 29.7 6.9 69.4
2024 1,251 47.0 59.7 74.9 24.7 46.3 41.3 29.8 41.2 32.8 6.8 75.3
Player 3,006 46.1 60.2 77.7 29.5 51.5 42.4 31.2 43.7 30.9 6.9 71.8
MLB 48.6 67.0 82.0 28.4 57.9 42.6 29.8 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
2023 20 28 27 35 23 29 51 79 100 75 3 46 23 24 100 85 98
2024 61 21 59 73 59 80 82 84 96 67 7 84 8 70 99 95 94 87 62
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Expected Home Runs

Year Team Avg HR Trot Actual HR xHR HR-xHR Doubters Mostly Gone No Doubters No Doubter %
2023 27.7 13 12.5 1 6 6 8 61.5
2024 25.4 12 8.4 4 1 6 4 33.3
Player 26.6 25 20.9 4 7 12 12 48.0

Expected Home Runs by Park

Year HR
2023 13 11 12 12 14 13 13 11 11 11 13 15 14 11 13 12 14 11 11 13 13 14 15 13 12 11 12 14 13 12 10
2024 12 6 6 7 10 10 11 7 9 7 10 10 5 7 9 7 7 7 9 11 7 8 11 10 6 9 9 10 9 10 8
Player 25 17 18 19 24 23 24 18 20 18 23 25 19 18 22 19 21 18 20 24 20 22 26 23 18 20 21 24 22 22 18
! 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 2023 2024 +/-  
Exit Velocity 91.2 91.5 0.3
Launch Angle 3.6 9.9 6.3
Barrel % 8.5 11.9 3.4
Hard Hit % 45.9 43.8 -2.1
LA Sweet-Spot % 30.5 33.5 3.0
xBA .240 .229 -0.011
BA .235 .236 0.001
xwOBA .303 .330 0.027
wOBA .305 .339 0.034
xSLG .391 .428 0.037
SLG .410 .435 0.025
K% 33.7 31.0 -2.7
BB% 8.2 11.5 3.3
Swing % 45.5 41.2 -4.3
Whiff% 29.7 32.8 3.1
In Zone % 45.4 47.0 1.6
Out of Zone % 54.6 53.0 -1.6
Out of Zone Swing % 32.8 24.7 -8.1
First Pitch Swing % 32.2 29.8 -2.4
First Pitch Strike % 60.7 59.9 -0.8
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Statcast Fielder Positioning

wOBA
SeasonAlignment TypeBat SidePAShifts/Shades%No Shift/ShadeShift/Shade
2023 Shades L 301 166 55.1 .361 .322
2023 Shades R 122 12 9.8 .231 .132
2024 Shades L 200 94 47.0 .399 .301
2024 Shades R 112 14 12.5 .319 .267
! 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 %
2023 507 15.6 43.0% 0.2% 281 19.0 5.7% 0.0%
2024 334 15.9 33.8% 0.3% 199 18.6 4.0% 1.0%
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