Emmanuel Rivera
3B | Bats/Throws: R/R | 6' 2" 225LBS | Age: 27
Draft: 2015 | Rd: 19, #579, Kansas City Royals | Interamerican University of Puerto Rico
PA AB R H HR SB AVG OBP SLG OPS
2022 359 330 46 77 12 1 .233 .292 .409 .701
2023 283 257 32 67 4 1 .261 .314 .358 .672
2024 97 85 8 19 0 1 .224 .309 .259 .568
4 Seasons 837 762 99 186 17 5 .244 .305 .366 .671
AVG HR SB OPS
2022 .233 12 1 .701
2023 .261 4 1 .672
2024 .224 0 1 .568
4 Seasons .244 17 5 .671
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%
2021 25 370 69 1 1.4 1.0 91.1 108.8 7.2 36.2 .280 .377 .289 .317 .370 47.8 21.4 8.2
2022 26 1324 248 23 9.3 6.4 90.4 110.9 9.8 32.3 .238 .410 .306 .310 .370 38.3 23.1 6.4
2023 27 1132 205 12 5.9 4.2 90.7 109.3 11.2 35.6 .263 .395 .295 .312 .355 46.3 19.8 7.8
2024 28 394 64 3 4.7 3.1 91.7 109.2 11.6 29.7 .267 .372 .266 .321 .366 45.3 22.7 9.3
Player 3220 586 39 6.7 4.7 90.7 110.9 10.2 33.6 .254 .397 .296 .312 .364 43.0 21.7 7.4
MLB 6.9 4.7 88.5 122.4 12.2 33.1 .245 .406 .316 .316 .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
2021 49.3 17.4 29.0 4.3 36.2 40.6 23.2 2.9 30.4 18.8 39.1 7.2 1.4 1.0
2022 49.2 26.2 20.6 4.0 39.1 34.7 26.2 1.6 38.3 23.8 21.0 6.0 9.3 6.4
2023 43.4 24.9 28.3 3.4 32.2 40.0 27.8 1.5 33.7 23.9 27.3 7.8 5.9 4.2
2024 50.0 23.4 20.3 6.3 28.1 40.6 31.3 0.0 32.8 20.3 35.9 6.3 4.7 3.1
Player 47.3 24.4 24.2 4.1 35.2 37.9 27.0 1.5 35.2 22.9 27.0 6.8 6.7 4.7
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 -1.6 -2 104 26.4 22 .211 .263 .275 25.5 18.2 11.1 .266 .394 .340 40.0
2024 Sinker -1.4 -1 97 24.6 23 .263 .316 .302 16.7 26.1 18.2 .281 .418 .339 57.1
2024 Slider -0.9 -1 73 18.5 21 .158 .158 .195 36.8 23.8 15.6 .288 .360 .321 35.7
2024 Curveball -0.6 0 42 10.7 12 .364 .364 .358 21.7 16.7 20.0 .255 .311 .283 33.3
2024 Cutter -4.3 -1 30 7.6 7 .000 .000 .000 30.8 28.6 28.6 .238 .259 .216 40.0
2024 Changeup 5.2 1 25 6.3 9 .429 .571 .494 33.3 11.1 12.5 .342 .587 .463 83.3
2024 Sweeper -0.1 0 20 5.1 2 .000 .000 .000 33.3 50.0 16.7 .003 .003 .003 0.0
2024 Split-Finger -8.2 0 3 0.8 1 .000 .000 .000 100.0 100.0 50.0 -- -- .000 --
2023 4-Seam Fastball -2.5 -8 329 29.1 85 .216 .297 .277 24.0 24.7 21.2 .218 .360 .296 51.9
2023 Sinker 0.1 0 243 21.5 74 .303 .394 .351 12.4 8.1 11.1 .339 .489 .385 60.7
2023 Slider 0.1 0 216 19.1 47 .286 .405 .328 37.0 19.1 15.0 .254 .378 .312 44.1
2023 Changeup -0.2 0 111 9.8 25 .250 .333 .244 32.1 20.0 15.2 .305 .475 .317 30.0
2023 Curveball 0.6 1 91 8.0 25 .240 .440 .324 29.2 28.0 17.5 .208 .319 .225 22.2
2023 Sweeper 0.1 0 63 5.6 16 .313 .375 .303 50.0 25.0 16.0 .237 .290 .229 16.7
2023 Cutter -1.2 -1 58 5.1 8 .286 .286 .313 20.8 25.0 15.4 .258 .309 .303 60.0
2023 Split-Finger -4.1 -1 20 1.8 3 .000 .000 .000 40.0 66.7 40.0 .080 .150 .097 0.0
2023 Slurve -2.3 0 1 0.1 -- -- -- 100.0 -- -- -- -- -- --
2022 4-Seam Fastball 2.6 10 385 29.1 98 .326 .663 .450 20.0 17.3 16.7 .263 .532 .381 37.7
2022 Slider -0.3 -1 306 23.1 86 .167 .295 .253 36.7 30.2 27.4 .217 .372 .294 36.5
2022 Sinker -1.7 -4 233 17.6 57 .196 .373 .289 17.3 8.8 13.2 .236 .396 .318 39.1
2022 Changeup -1.7 -2 142 10.7 49 .217 .239 .256 25.3 20.4 20.4 .261 .307 .265 27.0
2022 Curveball -0.7 -1 104 7.9 29 .276 .414 .298 34.8 37.9 33.3 .234 .422 .278 44.4
2022 Cutter 0.7 1 83 6.3 17 .294 .588 .368 23.8 29.4 21.7 .231 .458 .295 58.3
2022 Sweeper -4.2 -2 57 4.3 16 .063 .063 .056 40.9 50.0 38.1 .146 .264 .174 50.0
2022 Split-Finger 1.6 0 13 1.0 6 .333 .333 .300 10.0 16.7 50.0 .273 .340 .269 60.0
2022 Slurve -44.6 0 1 0.1 1 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 -- .092 .112 .088 0.0
2021 4-Seam Fastball 0.6 1 136 36.8 38 .273 .333 .347 16.9 18.4 19.4 .321 .466 .385 57.7
2021 Slider -1.7 -1 75 20.3 22 .211 .263 .275 31.4 27.3 27.3 .252 .340 .315 30.8
2021 Sinker -0.6 0 58 15.7 17 .235 .235 .265 20.0 11.8 25.0 .313 .358 .295 60.0
2021 Cutter 1.1 0 32 8.6 9 .333 .444 .339 22.2 22.2 33.3 .293 .351 .282 42.9
2021 Curveball 0.2 0 30 8.1 4 .500 .500 .450 54.5 25.0 14.3 .285 .310 .263 33.3
2021 Changeup 1.8 0 25 6.8 4 .250 1.000 .500 25.0 50.0 18.2 .077 .281 .145 50.0
2021 Sweeper -7.2 -1 8 2.2 2 .000 .000 .000 50.0 50.0 33.3 .011 .019 .015 0.0
2021 Split-Finger -4.8 0 6 1.6 2 .000 .000 .000 50.0 0.0 0.0 .177 .201 .160 0.0
! Note: Years are in reverse order.
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Swing/Take

Runs
Year Team PA Pitches Heart Shadow Chase Waste All
2021 98 370 0 -7 4 1 -1
2022 359 1,324 1 -12 7 4 0
2023 301 1,200 -13 -8 8 4 -8
2024 97 394 -6 -4 3 2 -4
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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 %
2021 370 47.0 71.3 85.5 25.5 48.0 43.8 22.4 47.0 25.3 4.9 94.4
2022 1,324 49.4 72.6 83.8 28.1 50.0 44.1 30.6 50.1 25.8 7.6 81.2
2023 1,132 47.2 68.6 83.7 27.1 50.0 40.7 25.4 46.7 26.7 7.1 76.3
2024 394 45.7 68.3 86.2 26.2 42.9 42.4 21.6 45.4 27.4 8.4 63.6
Player 3,220 47.9 70.6 84.2 27.2 48.9 42.7 26.9 48.0 26.2 7.2 78.0
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
2021 58 59
2022 43 32 58 66 23 40 60 76 71 41 39 25 41 59 39 80 67
2023 49 43 63 34
2024 57 25 46
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Expected Home Runs

Year Team Avg HR Trot Actual HR xHR HR-xHR Doubters Mostly Gone No Doubters No Doubter %
2021 22.0 1 0.1 1 1 0 0 0.0
2022 23.2 12 11.3 1 8 7 5 41.7
2023 23.2 4 4.1 0 1 6 1 25.0
2024 -- 0 0.4 0 1 1 0 --
Player 23.2 17 15.9 1 11 14 6 35.3

Expected Home Runs by Park

Year HR
2021 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2022 12 9 10 12 10 12 13 10 9 8 10 16 11 12 11 12 10 10 10 11 12 13 16 12 9 8 15 13 13 11 10
2023 4 4 4 4 4 3 4 3 3 2 3 3 5 2 5 5 6 4 3 6 4 5 8 6 4 3 3 5 6 4 3
2024 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 1 1 1 0 0 1 0 1 1 1
Player 17 13 15 17 14 15 18 13 12 10 13 20 16 14 16 18 16 14 14 19 16 20 25 19 13 11 19 18 20 16 14
! 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 2021 2022 +/-   2023 +/-   2024 +/-  
Exit Velocity 91.1 90.4 -0.7 90.7 0.3 91.7 1.0
Launch Angle 7.2 9.8 2.6 11.2 1.4 11.6 0.4
Barrel % 1.4 9.3 7.9 5.9 -3.4 4.7 -1.2
Hard Hit % 47.8 38.3 -9.5 46.3 8.0 45.3 -1.0
LA Sweet-Spot % 36.2 32.3 -3.9 35.6 3.3 29.7 -5.9
xBA .280 .238 -0.042 .263 0.025 .267 0.004
BA .256 .233 -0.023 .261 0.028 .224 -0.037
xwOBA .317 .310 -0.007 .312 0.002 .321 0.009
wOBA .289 .306 0.017 .295 -0.011 .266 -0.029
xSLG .377 .410 0.033 .395 -0.015 .372 -0.023
SLG .333 .409 0.076 .358 -0.051 .259 -0.099
K% 21.4 23.1 1.7 19.8 -3.3 22.7 2.9
BB% 8.2 6.4 -1.8 7.8 1.4 9.3 1.5
Swing % 47.0 50.1 3.1 46.7 -3.4 45.4 -1.3
Whiff% 25.3 25.8 0.5 26.7 0.9 27.4 0.7
In Zone % 47.0 49.4 2.4 47.2 -2.2 45.7 -1.5
Out of Zone % 53.0 50.6 -2.4 52.8 2.2 54.3 1.5
Out of Zone Swing % 25.5 28.1 2.6 27.1 -1.0 26.2 -0.9
First Pitch Swing % 22.4 30.6 8.2 25.4 -5.2 21.6 -3.8
First Pitch Strike % 52.0 63.5 11.5 60.1 -3.4 55.7 -4.4
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Statcast Fielder Positioning

wOBA
SeasonAlignment TypeBat SidePAShifts/Shades%No Shift/ShadeShift/Shade
2021 Shifts R 98 28 28.6 .284 .303
2022 Shifts R 359 93 25.9 .309 .300
2023 Shades R 283 29 10.2 .275 .474
2024 Shades R 97 0 0.0 .266
! 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 %
2021 117 20.8 4.3% 2.6% 58 24.9 0.0% 20.7%
2022 330 19.2 10.6% 2.4% 231 24.0 0.0% 13.4%
2023 343 15.5 40.2% 0.3% 184 19.3 4.3% 0.5%
2024 103 15.6 38.8% 0.0% 66 18.0 4.5% 0.0%
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Statcast Rankings