Eric Sogard
2B | Bats/Throws: L/R | 5' 10" 180LBS | Age: 37
Draft: 2007 | Rd: 2, #81, San Diego Padres | Arizona State
PA AB R H HR SB AVG OBP SLG OPS
2019 442 396 59 115 13 8 .290 .353 .457 .810
2020 128 115 10 24 1 0 .209 .281 .278 .559
2021 180 169 16 42 1 3 .249 .283 .314 .597
11 Seasons 2,493 2,236 267 551 26 46 .246 .313 .338 .651
AVG HR SB OPS
2019 .290 13 8 .810
2020 .209 1 0 .559
2021 .249 1 3 .597
11 Seasons .246 26 46 .651
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%
2015 29 1459 326 1 0.3 0.2 85.5 107.5 11.6 32.2 .255 .313 .266 .276 .289 18.7 12.5 5.7
2017 31 1227 213 3 1.4 1.0 84.7 105.1 13.9 35.2 .268 .353 .343 .337 .315 22.6 12.4 15.1
2018 32 463 76 1 1.3 0.9 85.1 103.4 15.7 43.4 .196 .277 .194 .262 .267 23.7 20.4 10.6
2019 33 1751 339 7 2.1 1.6 85.7 102.9 19.3 40.7 .267 .376 .342 .310 .325 20.4 14.3 8.6
2020 34 499 96 0 0.0 0.0 84.4 104.6 15.2 43.8 .256 .312 .254 .290 .299 14.6 15.6 8.6
2021 35 679 141 1 0.7 0.6 84.0 102.3 12.1 27.7 .201 .271 .259 .228 .250 14.9 16.7 5.0
Player 6078 1191 13 1.1 0.8 85.1 107.5 14.8 36.3 .250 .330 .295 .292 .299 19.4 14.3 8.8
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
2015 45.4 18.7 28.8 7.1 33.4 40.8 25.8 2.5 35.6 27.0 29.4 0.9 0.3 0.2
2017 41.8 19.2 30.5 8.5 32.9 36.2 31.0 6.6 29.6 28.6 29.1 2.8 1.4 1.0
2018 38.2 30.3 26.3 5.3 36.8 36.8 26.3 5.3 32.9 31.6 26.3 2.6 1.3 0.9
2019 33.0 22.4 33.0 11.5 35.1 37.2 27.7 2.7 23.6 36.0 30.7 3.2 2.1 1.6
2020 36.5 22.9 35.4 5.2 31.3 34.4 34.4 1.0 35.4 33.3 28.1 1.0 0.0 0.0
2021 46.1 27.0 20.6 6.4 26.2 41.8 31.9 6.4 36.2 32.6 20.6 2.8 0.7 0.6
Player 40.1 21.9 29.7 8.2 33.0 38.3 28.7 3.8 31.0 31.3 28.4 2.3 1.1 0.8
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 %
2021 4-Seamer -2.3 -7 300 44.2 63 .207 .276 .239 3.4 9.5 7.5 .185 .288 .231 17.0
2021 Sinker -1.0 -1 95 14.0 30 .269 .269 .280 2.6 3.3 6.3 .208 .281 .270 26.9
2021 Changeup -0.4 0 88 13.0 31 .323 .419 .324 19.6 25.8 29.6 .220 .270 .214 8.7
2021 Slider -0.7 -1 86 12.7 25 .292 .375 .321 25.0 28.0 26.9 .183 .214 .197 5.9
2021 Curveball -1.1 -1 58 8.5 14 .143 .214 .154 29.2 35.7 25.0 .255 .326 .252 11.1
2021 Cutter -4.5 -2 42 6.2 12 .167 .250 .179 12.5 16.7 14.3 .147 .187 .153 10.0
2021 Splitter 2.0 0 8 1.2 3 .333 .333 .300 33.3 33.3 33.3 .222 .259 .218 0.0
2021 Sweeper 50.5 1 2 0.3 1 1.000 1.000 .900 50.0 0.0 0.0 .614 .734 .593 0.0
2020 4-Seamer 1.4 2 154 30.9 45 .324 .514 .404 0.0 4.4 4.9 .350 .436 .395 11.1
2020 Sinker -4.0 -4 105 21.0 28 .154 .154 .185 0.0 7.1 8.0 .194 .229 .222 20.8
2020 Changeup 1.9 1 63 12.6 17 .313 .375 .326 22.2 29.4 20.0 .255 .301 .272 9.1
2020 Curveball -4.8 -3 62 12.4 11 .091 .091 .082 15.8 36.4 28.6 .245 .319 .240 14.3
2020 Slider -2.4 -1 58 11.6 11 .000 .000 .064 25.0 36.4 18.2 .053 .060 .109 0.0
2020 Cutter -4.5 -1 30 6.0 6 .000 .000 .117 0.0 0.0 0.0 .138 .193 .236 0.0
2020 Splitter 1.2 0 19 3.8 8 .250 .250 .225 23.1 25.0 18.2 .352 .384 .323 33.3
2020 Sweeper -6.8 0 6 1.2 1 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 -- .620 .717 .575 100.0
2020 Slurve -6.1 0 2 0.4 1 .000 .000 .000 -- 100.0 100.0 -- -- .000 --
2019 4-Seamer 1.2 8 682 38.9 162 .333 .580 .422 3.7 10.5 9.4 .283 .449 .358 23.4
2019 Sinker 0.5 2 325 18.6 92 .284 .370 .342 2.4 10.9 11.1 .311 .404 .351 26.4
2019 Changeup -1.3 -3 219 12.5 57 .228 .263 .238 20.8 15.8 13.2 .219 .268 .210 12.5
2019 Slider 0.2 0 217 12.4 53 .277 .404 .314 19.6 22.6 15.0 .254 .312 .276 5.4
2019 Curveball 0.7 1 179 10.2 35 .314 .514 .354 26.7 25.7 16.1 .243 .324 .243 34.6
2019 Cutter -0.6 -1 91 5.2 30 .259 .519 .378 9.5 10.0 8.6 .241 .367 .302 12.5
2019 Splitter -0.8 0 33 1.9 9 .111 .222 .239 28.6 33.3 30.0 .204 .235 .193 16.7
2019 Sweeper 47.1 1 2 0.1 1 1.000 3.000 1.600 0.0 0.0 0.0 .300 .933 .485 0.0
2019 Slurve 7.3 0 1 0.1 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2018 4-Seamer -0.5 -1 174 37.6 38 .167 .200 .288 5.3 13.2 12.5 .223 .328 .325 26.9
2018 Sinker -4.1 -5 116 25.1 31 .143 .214 .206 7.8 19.4 26.1 .212 .314 .272 36.4
2018 Changeup -6.3 -4 61 13.2 17 .067 .067 .094 18.5 17.6 20.0 .159 .219 .200 7.7
2018 Slider -4.2 -2 48 10.4 11 .091 .091 .082 31.8 54.5 27.3 .097 .113 .093 0.0
2018 Curveball 5.5 2 34 7.3 5 .667 .667 .640 0.0 0.0 0.0 .389 .564 .526 33.3
2018 Cutter -5.9 -1 25 5.4 7 .000 .000 .000 11.1 14.3 25.0 .225 .253 .209 16.7
2018 Splitter -15.1 -1 5 1.1 3 .000 .000 .000 66.7 66.7 66.7 .072 .084 .065 0.0
2017 4-Seamer 0.5 2 480 39.1 111 .271 .400 .381 4.1 12.6 10.8 .290 .425 .398 29.6
2017 Sinker 2.5 8 298 24.3 66 .423 .538 .491 6.1 6.1 5.6 .333 .419 .401 32.7
2017 Changeup -3.5 -5 134 10.9 39 .158 .184 .165 23.7 12.8 10.9 .242 .282 .242 12.1
2017 Slider 0.1 0 126 10.3 35 .233 .333 .293 21.8 22.9 14.0 .165 .201 .237 9.1
2017 Curveball -2.2 -2 105 8.6 24 .227 .227 .217 15.0 4.2 2.4 .270 .313 .291 14.3
2017 Cutter -5.4 -3 50 4.1 15 .200 .467 .277 10.7 26.7 23.5 .204 .307 .221 18.2
2017 Splitter -1.6 0 15 1.2 2 .000 .000 .000 14.3 50.0 11.1 .000 .000 .000 0.0
2017 Sweeper -9.3 -1 10 0.8 4 .250 .250 .225 0.0 0.0 0.0 .320 .344 .295 0.0
2017 Slurve -0.5 0 4 0.3 -- -- -- -- -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
! Note: Years are in reverse order.
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Swing/Take

Runs
Year Team PA Pitches Heart Shadow Chase Waste All
2011 74 247 -3 -4 2 0 -5
2012 104 385 -3 -6 2 1 -5
2013 417 1,508 -9 -12 11 7 -4
2014 333 1,162 -15 -8 10 5 -8
2015 400 1,455 -9 -11 5 6 -9
2017 297 1,223 -12 -10 14 7 -1
2018 112 463 -8 -9 4 2 -12
2019 444 1,760 -1 -12 13 9 9
2020 132 516 -9 -5 3 3 -8
2021 179 679 -11 -9 6 3 -10
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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 1,459 51.5 57.3 94.0 24.2 70.8 43.7 18.2 41.2 10.8 7.2 62.9
2017 1,227 46.6 54.7 92.9 19.9 76.9 42.6 13.8 36.0 10.9 6.8 60.2
2018 463 50.1 56.9 90.9 18.6 72.1 46.0 12.4 37.8 12.6 8.0 70.3
2019 1,751 48.2 55.2 93.3 24.1 77.2 43.1 14.3 39.1 11.1 7.6 63.2
2020 499 47.9 55.2 96.2 22.3 74.1 42.5 14.1 38.1 8.9 7.4 67.6
2021 679 54.5 60.5 92.9 21.4 62.1 44.0 17.9 42.7 12.1 7.8 64.2
Player 6,078 49.5 56.4 93.4 22.4 73.5 43.4 15.5 39.2 11.0 7.4 63.6
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
2015 11 52 6 2 31 1 1 6 57 4 84 24 97 83 39
2017 43 43 84
2018 35 45
2019 25 67 15 7 58 4 4 6 30 3 87 50 98 79 37 93
2020 13 58 5 1 48 1 1 3 22 1 84 44 100 79 24 78 13
2021 27 23 9
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Expected Home Runs

Year Team Avg HR Trot Actual HR xHR HR-xHR Doubters Mostly Gone No Doubters No Doubter %
2017 22.1 3 3.5 -1 1 2 2 66.7
2018 -- 0 0.3 0 2 0 0 --
2019 21.6 14 12.7 1 3 12 4 28.6
2020 23.1 1 1.0 0 0 1 0 0.0
2021 22.5 1 1.8 -1 0 1 1 100.0
Player 21.8 19 19.3 0 6 16 7 36.8

Expected Home Runs by Park

Year HR
2017 3 3 3 4 4 4 4 3 4 3 4 5 3 4 4 3 3 3 3 4 4 2 4 3 3 3 4 4 3 4 3
2018 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2019 14 12 6 19 16 16 16 14 16 5 9 16 13 9 15 15 12 11 10 17 9 12 18 16 9 10 15 18 11 10 6
2020 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 0
2021 1 2 1 2 2 2 2 2 2 1 2 2 1 1 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 1 2 2 2 2 2 2 1 2 2
Player 19 20 11 28 23 23 23 20 23 10 16 26 18 15 22 21 18 17 16 26 16 16 27 22 15 16 22 25 16 17 11
! 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 2017 2018 +/-   2019 +/-   2020 +/-   2021 +/-  
Exit Velocity 84.7 85.1 0.4 85.7 0.6 84.4 -1.3 84.0 -0.4
Launch Angle 13.9 15.7 1.8 19.3 3.6 15.2 -4.1 12.1 -3.1
Barrel % 1.4 1.3 -0.1 2.1 0.8 0.0 -2.1 0.7 0.7
Hard Hit % 22.6 23.7 1.1 20.4 -3.3 14.6 -5.8 14.9 0.3
Sweet Spot % 35.2 43.4 8.2 40.7 -2.7 43.8 3.1 27.7 -16.1
xBA .268 .196 -0.072 .267 0.071 .256 -0.011 .201 -0.055
BA .273 .134 -0.139 .290 0.156 .209 -0.081 .249 0.040
xwOBA .337 .262 -0.075 .310 0.048 .290 -0.020 .228 -0.062
wOBA .343 .194 -0.149 .342 0.148 .254 -0.088 .259 0.005
xSLG .353 .277 -0.076 .376 0.099 .312 -0.064 .272 -0.040
SLG .378 .165 -0.213 .457 0.292 .278 -0.179 .314 0.036
K% 12.4 20.4 8.0 14.3 -6.1 15.6 1.3 16.7 1.1
BB% 15.1 10.6 -4.5 8.6 -2.0 8.6 0.0 5.0 -3.6
Swing % 36.0 37.8 1.8 39.1 1.3 38.1 -1.0 42.7 4.6
Whiff% 10.9 12.6 1.7 11.1 -1.5 8.9 -2.2 12.1 3.2
In Zone % 46.6 50.1 3.5 48.2 -1.9 47.9 -0.3 54.5 6.6
Out of Zone % 53.4 49.9 -3.5 51.8 1.9 52.1 0.3 45.5 -6.6
Out of Zone Swing % 19.9 18.6 -1.3 24.1 5.5 22.3 -1.8 21.4 -0.9
First Pitch Swing % 13.8 12.4 -1.4 14.3 1.9 14.1 -0.2 17.9 3.8
First Pitch Strike % 55.2 44.2 -11.0 59.1 14.9 66.4 7.3 65.9 -0.5
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Statcast Fielder Positioning

wOBA
SeasonAlignment TypeBat SidePAShifts/Shades%No Shift/ShadeShift/Shade
2017 Shifts L 298 0 0.0 .342
2018 Shifts L 112 6 5.4 .205 .000
2019 Shifts L 440 127 28.9 .356 .308
2020 Shifts L 128 38 29.7 .243 .278
2021 Shifts L 179 49 27.4 .257 .265
! 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 %
2010 12 14.0 58.3% 0.0% 6 18.0 0.0% 16.7%
2011 76 14.8 51.3% 1.3% 36 21.1 8.3% 2.8%
2012 126 15.0 49.2% 0.8% 63 22.6 1.6% 12.7%
2013 473 15.8 40.0% 1.7% 263 22.5 0.4% 8.0%
2014 328 15.7 39.9% 0.6% 234 23.0 0.4% 14.5%
2015 471 16.9 33.1% 3.0% 275 24.2 9.1% 22.2%
2017 498 16.5 34.5% 1.0% 188 24.1 0.0% 20.7%
2018 172 16.6 29.7% 2.3% 85 23.0 2.4% 5.9%
2019 687 18.0 20.7% 2.9% 259 24.0 0.4% 12.7%
2020 161 19.7 16.1% 5.6% 109 26.0 0.0% 20.2%
2021 226 18.8 18.1% 3.5% 116 25.8 2.6% 25.0%
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