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Erik Gonzalez
Popularity: ↑ 40%
SS | B/T: R/R | 6' 3" 205LBS | Age: 29

Poor Avg Great

Stats

PA AB R H HR RBI SB AVG OBP SLG OPS
2020 193 181 14 41 3 20 2 .227 .255 .359 .614
5 Seasons 624 585 66 146 9 53 10 .250 .283 .362 .645
AVG HR RBI SB OPS
2020 .227 3 20 2 .614
5 Seasons .250 9 53 10 .645

Statcast Batting Statistics

Season Pitches Batted Balls Barrels Barrel % Exit Velocity Launch Angle Sweet Spot % XBA XSLG WOBA XWOBA XWOBACON Hard Hit % K % BB %
2016 60 8 0 0.0 86.9 -0.2 0.0 .156 .166 .299 .177 .290 37.5 47.1 5.9
2017 456 75 7 9.3 88.4 3.7 37.3 .259 .441 .291 .310 .452 41.3 32.2 2.6
2018 510 102 3 2.9 89.7 3.2 31.4 .250 .348 .294 .282 .350 43.0 23.8 3.5
2019 529 109 3 2.8 87.4 4.5 28.4 .229 .306 .262 .251 .311 27.8 23.7 5.8
2020 661 134 9 6.7 88.5 5.5 33.6 .239 .396 .258 .283 .368 44.0 26.4 4.1
ALL 2216 428 22 5.1 88.5 4.3 31.8 .241 .366 .275 .277 .363 39.1 26.8 4.2
MLB 43640 6.4 88.3 11.9 32.8 .250 .414 .317 .321 .376 34.9 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 384 58.2 109 97 25 15 9 0 1 21 80 .258 .245 .381 .410 .291 .308 90.7 5 23.6 24.4
2020 Breaking 222 33.6 64 64 13 8 3 0 2 24 40 .203 .243 .344 .421 .226 .270 86.0 6 44.1 30.0
2020 Offspeed 54 8.2 19 19 3 1 1 1 0 5 14 .158 .211 .316 .263 .190 .203 79.8 2 37.1 45.5
2019 Fastballs 278 53.8 81 72 18 14 3 0 1 17 58 .250 .241 .333 .339 .281 .282 90.2 6 26.0 25.4
2019 Breaking 186 36.0 53 51 14 12 1 1 0 14 38 .275 .235 .333 .308 .262 .241 84.8 4 33.3 20.9
2019 Offspeed 53 10.3 17 17 4 4 0 0 0 5 12 .235 .172 .235 .183 .205 .159 83.5 2 34.5 22.7
! 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 Splitter -22.6 0 1 0.2 1 .000 .000 .000 100.0 100.0 100.0 .000
2020 Cutter -2.0 -1 26 3.9 12 .182 .273 .277 9.5 0.0 0.0 .273 .621 .351 33.3
2020 Changeup -6.9 -4 53 8.0 18 .167 .333 .208 35.3 22.2 40.0 .223 .277 .215 14.3
2020 Curveball -4.9 -3 65 9.8 20 .000 .000 .000 40.0 50.0 35.7 .185 .344 .209 40.0
2020 Sinker -3.6 -5 131 19.8 42 .211 .237 .252 17.6 14.3 24.0 .174 .200 .222 50.0
2020 Slider 2.9 5 158 23.9 45 .289 .489 .332 46.1 33.3 28.3 .263 .447 .291 43.3
2020 4-Seamer 0.6 1 227 34.3 55 .313 .521 .361 30.0 27.3 27.3 .294 .524 .366 55.6
2019 Splitter -3.7 0 8 1.5 3 .333 .333 .300 25.0 33.3 20.0 .102 .113 .105 0.0
2019 Cutter -2.6 -1 27 5.1 11 .364 .545 .340 47.1 36.4 66.7 .183 .212 .175 28.6
2019 Curveball -3.0 -2 56 10.6 14 .250 .250 .243 20.0 14.3 11.8 .313 .394 .325 27.3
2019 Changeup -3.1 -1 45 8.5 14 .214 .214 .193 36.0 28.6 23.5 .187 .198 .171 10.0
2019 Sinker -2.6 -2 89 16.8 32 .259 .259 .340 17.6 12.5 21.1 .245 .305 .283 40.0
2019 4-Seamer -0.9 -1 162 30.6 38 .206 .324 .299 26.7 23.7 21.4 .256 .404 .312 26.9
2019 Slider -0.2 0 130 24.6 39 .282 .359 .281 38.0 30.8 24.0 .211 .281 .210 25.9
2018 Splitter -1.0 0 5 1.0 1 .000 .000 .000 50.0 100.0 50.0 .000
2018 Cutter -4.2 -1 34 6.7 8 .125 .125 .113 31.3 50.0 50.0 .157 .175 .151 75.0
2018 Curveball 4.1 2 54 10.6 12 .417 .583 .508 40.0 25.0 23.1 .408 .572 .423 33.3
2018 Changeup -0.5 0 53 10.4 16 .250 .250 .225 17.9 6.3 8.3 .233 .273 .222 26.7
2018 Sinker -1.6 -2 100 19.6 27 .125 .208 .246 19.0 11.1 21.4 .213 .361 .300 52.4
2018 Slider -1.2 -1 120 23.5 36 .257 .400 .294 38.8 36.1 31.7 .270 .398 .300 40.9
2018 4-Seamer -0.2 0 139 27.3 41 .342 .500 .410 16.2 22.0 25.7 .237 .301 .271 44.8
2017 Changeup -0.3 0 33 7.2 8 .250 .250 .225 31.3 37.5 27.3 .260 .327 .261 40.0
2017 Cutter 2.6 1 28 6.1 9 .333 .778 .461 42.1 44.4 30.8 .295 .814 .458 40.0
2017 Curveball -0.2 0 47 10.3 11 .222 .556 .391 59.1 45.5 23.8 .141 .418 .315 25.0
2017 Sinker -1.7 -2 103 22.6 26 .160 .320 .210 9.4 11.5 9.1 .239 .399 .278 39.1
2017 4-Seamer -2.1 -3 151 33.1 30 .276 .379 .298 39.2 36.7 22.4 .288 .386 .305 55.6
2017 Slider -1.9 -2 83 18.2 30 .310 .448 .318 40.4 33.3 32.3 .279 .471 .321 35.0
2017 Splitter -0.3 0 9 2.0 83.3 0.0
2017 N/A 0.0 0 1 0.2
! Note: Years are in reverse order.
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Swing/Take

Runs
Year Team PA Pitches Heart Shadow Chase Waste All
2017 116 456 -6 -2 0 2 -7
2018 139 502 -1 -4 1 2 -3
2019 150 510 -4 -8 1 3 -8
2020 193 661 -2 -8 2 2 -6
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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 %
2016 60 56.7 70.6 62.5 53.8 35.7 41.7 52.9 63.3 47.4 8.3 100.0
2017 456 49.5 71.1 71.9 37.8 50.6 45.3 37.4 54.4 35.9 7.7 77.1
2018 510 46.1 72.1 85.1 31.3 49.4 40.6 32.9 50.4 27.2 6.7 79.4
2019 529 45.3 75.6 83.6 36.0 48.0 40.8 44.9 54.3 28.9 7.4 89.5
2020 661 46.9 74.2 80.9 35.0 43.9 39.9 35.8 53.4 32.0 7.9 75.0
ALL 2216 47.1 73.3 80.0 35.4 47.2 41.4 38.1 53.4 31.5 7.5 80.5
MLB 48.4 66.1 82.8 28.2 59.4 42.6 28.3 46.6 24.5 7.2 75.1

Batted Ball Profile

Season GB % FB % LD % PU % Pull % Straight % Oppo % Weak % Topped % Under % Flare/Burner % Solid % Barrel %
2016 87.5 0.0 0.0 12.5 50.0 25.0 25.0 12.5 37.5 12.5 37.5 0.0 0.0
2017 57.3 9.3 32.0 1.3 30.7 46.7 22.7 5.3 42.7 10.7 25.3 4.0 9.3
2018 54.9 10.8 29.4 4.9 30.4 45.1 24.5 2.0 42.2 16.7 27.5 5.9 2.9
2019 58.7 14.7 19.3 7.3 22.0 43.1 34.9 3.7 38.5 22.0 26.6 0.9 2.8
2020 47.8 15.7 30.6 6.0 32.1 38.1 29.9 3.7 39.6 17.2 23.9 8.2 6.7
ALL 54.7 12.9 27.1 5.4 29.2 42.3 28.5 3.7 40.4 17.1 25.9 4.9 5.1
MLB 45.3 22.0 25.7 7.1 36.6 38.0 25.5 3.2 33.6 24.3 24.6 5.6 6.4

Percentile Rankings

Year xwOBA xBA xSLG xISO xOBP Brl Brl% EV HardHit% K% BB% Whiff% Speed OAA
2016 77
2017 77
2018 60
2019 85
2020 16 33 36 40 7 41 41 43 76 29 5 18 62 89
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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 24.2 1 0.5 0.5 1 1 0 0.0
2020 23.8 3 3.4 -0.4 3 4 2 66.7

Expected Home Runs by Park

Year HR
2019 1 1 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 1 0 1 1
2020 3 3 6 2 4 3 3 3 4 5 5 4 2 4 4 5 2 2 4 4 2 2 2 4 3 5 4 2 3 2 5
! 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 86.9 88.4 1.5 89.7 1.3 87.4 -2.3 88.5 1.1
Launch Angle -.2 3.7 3.9 3.2 -0.5 4.5 1.3 5.5 1
Barrel % 0 9.3 9.3 2.9 -6.4 2.8 -0.1 6.7 3.9
Hard Hit % 37.5 41.3 3.8 43 1.7 27.8 -15.2 44 16.2
Sweet Spot % 0 37.3 37.3 31.4 -5.9 28.4 -3 33.6 5.2
xBA .156 .259 0.103 .25 -0.009 .229 -0.021 .239 0.01
BA .313 .255 -0.058 .265 0.01 .254 -0.011 .227 -0.027
xwOBA .177 .31 0.133 .282 -0.028 .251 -0.031 .283 0.032
wOBA .299 .291 -0.008 .294 0.003 .262 -0.032 .258 -0.004
xSLG .166 .441 0.275 .348 -0.093 .306 -0.042 .396 0.09
SLG .313 .418 0.105 .375 -0.043 .317 -0.058 .359 0.042
K% 47.1 32.2 -14.9 23.8 -8.4 23.7 -0.1 26.4 2.7
BB% 5.9 2.6 -3.3 3.5 0.9 5.8 2.3 4.1 -1.7
Swing % 63.3 54.4 -8.9 50.4 -4 54.3 3.9 53.4 -0.9
Whiff% 47.4 35.9 -11.5 27.2 -8.7 28.9 1.7 32 3.1
In Zone Swing % 56.7 49.5 -7.2 46.1 -3.4 45.3 -0.8 46.9 1.6
Out of Zone Swing % 43.3 50.5 7.2 53.9 3.4 54.7 0.8 53.1 -1.6
First Pitch Swing % 52.9 37.4 -15.5 32.9 -4.5 44.9 12 35.8 -9.1
First Pitch Strike % 76.5 67.8 -8.7 58 -9.8 69.2 11.2 62.7 -6.5
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Statcast Shift Statistics

SeasonBat SidePAShifts%wOBA - No ShiftwOBA - Shift
2016 R 17 0 0.0 .299
2017 R 115 0 0.0 .291
2018 R 141 4 2.8 .301 .000
2019 R 151 0 0.0 .266
2020 R 193 1 0.5 .255 .870