Erik Kratz
C | B/T: R/R | 6' 4" 250LBS | Age: 42

Draft: 2002 | Rd: 29, #866, Toronto Blue Jays | Eastern Mennonite
Poor Avg Great

Stats

PA AB R H HR RBI SB AVG OBP SLG OPS
2020 30 28 2 9 0 4 0 .321 .367 .393 .760
11 Seasons 951 881 76 184 31 105 1 .209 .256 .355 .611
AVG HR RBI SB OPS
2020 .321 0 4 0 .760
11 Seasons .209 31 105 1 .611

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 35 108 22 0 0 0 82.8 100.2 10.3 31.8 .171 .220 .209 .199 .222 9.1 17.9 3.6
2016 36 333 54 3 5.6 3.4 91.2 111.7 19.5 16.7 .151 .259 .111 .180 .284 48.1 36.8 1.1
2017 37 5 2 1 50 50 106.0 108.6 5.5 50.0 .565 1.288 1.054 .770 .770 100.0 0.0 0.0
2018 38 805 166 8 4.8 3.7 89.8 109.1 12.9 28.3 .231 .377 .278 .285 .321 39.2 18.3 2.7
2019 39 188 35 0 0 0 85.7 108.7 21.2 20.0 .135 .189 .169 .180 .192 28.6 26.4 3.8
2020 40 118 22 0 0 0 84.8 110.4 0.6 36.4 .272 .336 .335 .294 .337 36.4 20.0 6.7
Player 1557 301 12 4 2.9 88.7 111.7 13.8 26.2 .203 .320 .233 .248 .296 37.5 23.2 2.9
MLB 6.7 4.6 88.4 122.2 12.1 33.0 .245 .406 .316 .315 .368 35.8 22.0 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, 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 45.5 22.7 27.3 4.5 31.8 40.9 27.3 9.1 31.8 31.8 22.7 4.5 0.0 0.0
2016 42.6 33.3 11.1 13.0 42.6 40.7 16.7 3.7 27.8 37.0 16.7 3.7 5.6 3.4
2017 50.0 0.0 50.0 0.0 50.0 50.0 0.0 0.0 50.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 50.0 50.0
2018 45.2 29.5 19.9 5.4 37.3 34.9 27.1 1.8 36.1 30.1 20.5 6.6 4.8 3.7
2019 42.9 22.9 11.4 22.9 34.3 40.0 25.7 2.9 37.1 40.0 14.3 5.7 0.0 0.0
2020 59.1 13.6 27.3 0.0 45.5 40.9 13.6 4.5 40.9 9.1 40.9 4.5 0.0 0.0
Player 45.5 27.6 18.6 8.3 38.2 37.5 23.9 3.0 34.9 30.9 20.6 5.6 4.0 2.9
MLB 44.9 23.0 25.0 7.1 36.7 37.7 25.4 3.8 33.1 24.5 24.4 5.7 6.7 4.6
! 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 %
2020 4-Seamer 11.5 4 32 27.1 11 .636 .818 .636 17.6 9.1 11.1 .414 .551 .412 60.0
2020 Curveball -4.5 -1 23 19.5 5 .000 .000 .140 50.0 40.0 40.0 .060 .060 .187 0.0
2020 Sinker -7.4 -2 21 17.8 4 .000 .000 .175 18.2 50.0 28.6 .075 .091 .226 0.0
2020 Slider -5.5 -1 21 17.8 5 .000 .000 .000 18.2 0.0 0.0 .091 .094 .088 20.0
2020 Changeup 8.5 1 11 9.3 3 .667 .667 .600 16.7 0.0 0.0 .691 .766 .646 33.3
2020 Cutter -3.8 0 9 7.6 2 .000 .000 .000 57.1 50.0 25.0 .033 .033 .030 0.0
2020 N/A -7.7 0 1 0.8 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2019 4-Seamer -3.8 -3 83 44.1 24 .043 .087 .119 23.9 25.0 25.0 .106 .163 .137 35.3
2019 Slider 2.2 1 27 14.4 9 .333 .778 .461 28.6 22.2 16.7 .272 .403 .284 42.9
2019 Sinker -5.6 -2 27 14.4 8 .000 .000 .088 14.3 0.0 0.0 .130 .141 .191 14.3
2019 Curveball -4.0 -1 24 12.8 7 .000 .000 .100 33.3 57.1 36.4 .032 .037 .127 0.0
2019 Cutter 0.4 0 13 6.9 5 .250 .250 .320 42.9 40.0 33.3 .152 .171 .250 0.0
2019 Changeup -0.5 0 8 4.3 -- -- -- 60.0 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
2019 Splitter -2.4 0 6 3.2 -- -- -- 33.3 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
2018 4-Seamer -2.9 -8 274 34.0 71 .224 .388 .270 18.8 16.9 17.4 .230 .423 .284 40.4
2018 Sinker -2.6 -4 169 21.0 48 .233 .279 .275 17.7 10.4 11.9 .267 .366 .321 36.8
2018 Slider 0.9 1 153 19.0 43 .214 .310 .255 36.6 23.3 23.3 .175 .283 .224 31.3
2018 Curveball -1.5 -2 105 13.0 24 .190 .333 .254 18.6 16.7 9.3 .272 .412 .317 38.9
2018 Cutter 5.3 3 64 8.0 17 .412 .412 .424 34.3 29.4 25.0 .220 .294 .223 66.7
2018 Changeup 0.5 0 32 4.0 14 .182 .455 .357 35.3 28.6 36.4 .212 .475 .379 28.6
2018 Splitter 24.1 1 6 0.7 1 1.000 2.000 1.250 25.0 0.0 0.0 .687 1.412 .901 100.0
2017 4-Seamer 45.7 1 3 60.0 1 1.000 2.000 1.250 0.0 0.0 -- .833 2.271 1.272 100.0
2017 Sinker 16.5 0 2 40.0 1 1.000 1.000 .900 50.0 0.0 -- .297 .305 .267 100.0
! Note: Years are in reverse order.
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Swing/Take

Runs
Year Team PA Pitches Heart Shadow Chase Waste All
2010 35 138 -2 -2 0 0 -4
2012 155 577 -4 0 4 4 3
2013 214 863 -5 -9 2 2 -9
2014 114 433 -2 -7 0 1 -8
2015 28 108 -2 -1 0 0 -3
2016 87 333 -7 -9 2 0 -14
2018 245 900 -6 -11 4 6 -7
2019 53 188 -5 -3 2 1 -5
2020 30 118 1 -3 1 1 0
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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 108 51.9 69.6 76.9 38.5 75.0 35.2 42.9 54.6 23.7 5.6 66.7
2016 333 56.2 64.7 74.4 34.9 35.3 44.7 42.5 51.7 35.5 6.9 60.9
2017 5 40.0 100.0 100.0 33.3 0.0 60.0 50.0 60.0 33.3 0.0 --
2018 805 50.7 66.9 81.0 29.2 60.3 46.0 38.8 48.3 24.4 7.1 63.2
2019 188 50.0 68.1 78.1 36.2 61.8 35.1 37.7 52.1 27.6 7.4 64.3
2020 118 43.2 70.6 86.1 35.8 54.2 35.6 43.3 50.8 26.7 9.3 90.9
Player 1,557 51.3 67.0 79.3 32.4 55.7 42.9 40.1 50.2 27.4 7.1 65.8
MLB 48.5 66.9 82.0 28.4 58.4 42.6 29.4 47.0 24.7 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
2015 25 21
2016 84 22
2018 67 14
2019 63 11
2020 75 3
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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 -- 1 1.0 0 3 1 0 0.0
2018 24.1 6 4.6 1 3 2 3 50.0
2019 22.8 1 0.5 1 0 1 0 0.0

Expected Home Runs by Park

Year HR
2016 1 0 3 0 1 1 1 2 1 0 1 1 0 1 1 1 1 1 0 1 3 0 1 1 0 1 2 1 2 2 1
2018 6 5 5 4 5 4 4 5 4 4 6 5 4 4 4 5 4 6 4 4 4 5 4 4 5 4 6 4 4 5 7
2019 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 1 1 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 1
! 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 +/-  
Exit Velocity 82.8 91.2 8.4 106 14.8 89.8 -16.2 85.7 -4.1 84.8 -0.9
Launch Angle 10.3 19.5 9.2 5.5 -14 12.9 7.4 21.2 8.3 .6 -20.6
Barrel % 0 5.6 5.6 50 44.4 4.8 -45.2 0 -4.8 0 0
Hard Hit % 9.1 48.1 39 100 51.9 39.2 -60.8 28.6 -10.6 36.4 7.8
Sweet Spot % 31.8 16.7 -15.1 50 33.3 28.3 -21.7 20 -8.3 36.4 16.4
xBA .171 .151 -0.02 .565 0.414 .231 -0.334 .135 -0.096 .272 0.137
BA .192 .094 -0.098 1 0.906 .236 -0.764 .102 -0.134 .321 0.219
xwOBA .199 .18 -0.019 .77 0.59 .285 -0.485 .18 -0.105 .294 0.114
wOBA .209 .111 -0.098 1.054 0.943 .278 -0.776 .169 -0.109 .335 0.166
xSLG .22 .259 0.039 1.288 1.029 .377 -0.911 .189 -0.188 .336 0.147
SLG .269 .153 -0.116 1.5 1.347 .355 -1.145 .204 -0.151 .393 0.189
K% 17.9 36.8 18.9 0 -36.8 18.3 18.3 26.4 8.1 20 -6.4
BB% 3.6 1.1 -2.5 0 -1.1 2.7 2.7 3.8 1.1 6.7 2.9
Swing % 54.6 51.7 -2.9 60 8.3 48.3 -11.7 52.1 3.8 50.8 -1.3
Whiff% 23.7 35.5 11.8 33.3 -2.2 24.4 -8.9 27.6 3.2 26.7 -0.9
In Zone % 51.9 56.2 4.3 40 -16.2 50.7 10.7 50 -0.7 43.2 -6.8
Out of Zone % 48.1 43.8 -4.3 60 16.2 49.3 -10.7 50 0.7 56.8 6.8
Out of Zone Swing % 38.5 34.9 -3.6 33.3 -1.6 29.2 -4.1 36.2 7 35.8 -0.4
First Pitch Swing % 42.9 42.5 -0.4 50 7.5 38.8 -11.2 37.7 -1.1 43.3 5.6
First Pitch Strike % 53.6 71.3 17.7 50 -21.3 64.8 14.8 67.9 3.1 70 2.1
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Statcast Shift Statistics

SeasonBat SidePAShifts%wOBA - No ShiftwOBA - Shift
2016 R 85 1 1.2 .115 .000
2017 R 2 0 0.0 1.054
2018 R 219 16 7.3 .263 .458
2019 R 53 4 7.5 .165 .217
2020 R 30 7 23.3 .353 .277

Pitch Tempo