Francisco Alvarez
C | Bats/Throws: R/R | 5' 10" 233LBS | Age: 22
PA AB R H HR SB AVG OBP SLG OPS
2022 14 12 3 2 1 0 .167 .286 .500 .786
2023 423 382 51 80 25 2 .209 .284 .437 .721
2024 59 55 8 13 1 1 .236 .288 .364 .652
3 Seasons 496 449 62 95 27 3 .212 .284 .430 .714
AVG HR SB OPS
2022 .167 1 0 .786
2023 .209 25 2 .721
2024 .236 1 1 .652
3 Seasons .212 27 3 .714
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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%
2022 20 59 8 3 37.5 21.4 89.1 108.9 15.3 37.5 .253 .655 .336 .421 .564 37.5 28.6 14.3
2023 21 1622 273 35 12.8 8.3 90.1 114.1 12.5 28.6 .209 .422 .310 .305 .370 45.1 26.0 8.0
2024 22 219 41 2 4.9 3.4 88.4 110.9 4.9 17.1 .212 .302 .290 .255 .300 36.6 23.7 6.8
Player 1900 322 40 12.4 8.1 89.9 114.1 11.6 27.3 .210 .413 .308 .302 .366 43.8 25.8 8.1
MLB 6.9 4.7 88.5 122.4 12.2 33.1 .245 .406 .316 .315 .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
2022 50.0 37.5 12.5 0.0 37.5 50.0 12.5 0.0 37.5 12.5 12.5 0.0 37.5 21.4
2023 44.0 31.9 15.8 8.4 38.5 40.7 20.9 3.3 36.6 24.9 14.3 8.1 12.8 8.3
2024 58.5 14.6 22.0 4.9 31.7 41.5 26.8 7.3 43.9 19.5 19.5 2.4 4.9 3.4
Player 46.0 29.8 16.5 7.8 37.6 41.0 21.4 3.7 37.6 23.9 14.9 7.1 12.4 8.1
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 1.3 1 49 22.4 14 .231 .231 .307 42.9 50.0 31.8 .138 .152 .168 83.3
2024 Slider -5.6 -2 42 19.2 11 .091 .182 .114 34.5 18.2 14.3 .169 .253 .182 22.2
2024 Sinker -1.9 -1 38 17.4 12 .400 .600 .475 25.0 0.0 0.0 .297 .343 .349 30.0
2024 Changeup 2.3 1 30 13.7 4 .000 .000 .175 57.1 25.0 11.1 .096 .146 .254 0.0
2024 Curveball 1.5 0 26 11.9 10 .200 .500 .380 23.1 20.0 28.6 .174 .418 .245 12.5
2024 Cutter -3.0 -1 22 10.0 3 .333 .333 .300 18.2 0.0 0.0 .362 .470 .356 66.7
2024 Split-Finger 18.1 1 6 2.7 2 .500 1.000 .625 50.0 50.0 33.3 .463 .576 .450 100.0
2024 Sweeper -10.5 -1 5 2.3 2 .000 .000 .000 66.7 50.0 50.0 -- -- .000 0.0
2023 4-Seam Fastball 1.8 8 426 26.3 101 .279 .663 .437 35.1 26.7 24.3 .265 .625 .417 67.8
2023 Sinker -1.3 -5 343 21.1 95 .186 .419 .304 15.7 15.8 20.8 .199 .408 .296 38.0
2023 Slider 0.0 0 297 18.3 80 .230 .405 .303 44.1 35.0 31.5 .178 .334 .252 47.8
2023 Changeup -1.9 -3 169 10.4 48 .133 .267 .188 46.2 41.7 33.3 .148 .254 .193 26.9
2023 Curveball 0.0 0 141 8.7 36 .152 .273 .224 21.2 27.8 19.2 .137 .261 .211 26.1
2023 Cutter -3.4 -5 134 8.3 30 .107 .143 .148 25.4 10.0 10.7 .221 .321 .263 48.0
2023 Sweeper 2.3 2 67 4.1 23 .200 .650 .391 37.5 21.7 29.4 .237 .502 .360 33.3
2023 Split-Finger 9.2 3 33 2.0 7 .571 .714 .564 26.7 28.6 15.4 .512 .747 .539 40.0
2023 Slurve -9.1 -1 7 0.4 1 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 -- .138 .138 .126 100.0
2022 Slider -5.8 -1 15 25.4 3 .000 .000 .000 55.6 66.7 22.2 .003 .005 .003 0.0
2022 Sinker -2.4 0 14 23.7 3 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 .265 .639 .386 33.3
2022 Cutter 2.4 0 11 18.6 4 .500 1.000 .663 50.0 25.0 50.0 .335 .659 .559 100.0
2022 4-Seam Fastball -2.8 0 10 16.9 1 .000 .000 .000 50.0 0.0 0.0 .159 .177 .148 0.0
2022 Curveball 5.6 0 7 11.9 2 .500 2.000 1.000 0.0 0.0 0.0 .702 2.217 1.181 50.0
2022 Changeup -4.1 0 2 3.4 1 .000 .000 .000 100.0 100.0 100.0 -- -- .000 --
! Note: Years are in reverse order.
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Swing/Take

Runs
Year Team PA Pitches Heart Shadow Chase Waste All
2023 423 1,622 3 -21 10 7 -1
2024 59 219 0 -2 0 1 -1
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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 %
2022 59 42.4 76.0 68.4 32.4 45.5 50.8 71.4 50.8 40.0 5.1 100.0
2023 1,622 47.3 65.9 76.9 26.1 48.4 42.7 40.0 44.9 31.8 7.2 75.9
2024 219 52.1 67.5 76.6 33.3 40.0 39.7 42.4 51.1 34.8 8.7 84.2
Player 1,900 47.7 66.4 76.6 27.1 47.2 42.6 41.1 45.8 32.5 7.3 77.5
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
2022 47 11
2023 22 2 47 80 6 66 84 65 91 72 25 42 15 68 26
2024 78 25
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Expected Home Runs

Year Team Avg HR Trot Actual HR xHR HR-xHR Doubters Mostly Gone No Doubters No Doubter %
2022 27.1 1 1.0 0 0 0 1 100.0
2023 24.6 25 20.6 4 4 12 13 52.0
2024 25.1 1 1.0 0 0 0 1 100.0
Player 24.7 27 22.6 4 4 12 15 55.6

Expected Home Runs by Park

Year HR
2022 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 1
2023 25 17 19 18 22 22 24 16 20 17 22 22 18 19 22 21 23 17 22 23 20 24 26 24 18 17 20 24 21 21 20
2024 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 1
Player 27 19 21 20 24 24 26 18 22 19 24 24 20 21 24 23 25 19 24 25 22 26 28 26 20 19 22 26 23 23 22
! 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 2022 2023 +/-   2024 +/-  
Exit Velocity 89.1 90.1 1.0 88.4 -1.7
Launch Angle 15.3 12.5 -2.8 4.9 -7.6
Barrel % 37.5 12.8 -24.7 4.9 -7.9
Hard Hit % 37.5 45.1 7.6 36.6 -8.5
LA Sweet-Spot % 37.5 28.6 -8.9 17.1 -11.5
xBA .253 .209 -0.044 .212 0.003
BA .167 .209 0.042 .236 0.027
xwOBA .421 .305 -0.116 .255 -0.050
wOBA .336 .310 -0.026 .290 -0.020
xSLG .655 .422 -0.233 .302 -0.120
SLG .500 .437 -0.063 .364 -0.073
K% 28.6 26.0 -2.6 23.7 -2.3
BB% 14.3 8.0 -6.3 6.8 -1.2
Swing % 50.8 44.9 -5.9 51.1 6.2
Whiff% 40.0 31.8 -8.2 34.8 3.0
In Zone % 42.4 47.3 4.9 52.1 4.8
Out of Zone % 57.6 52.7 -4.9 47.9 -4.8
Out of Zone Swing % 32.4 26.1 -6.3 33.3 7.2
First Pitch Swing % 71.4 40.0 -31.4 42.4 2.4
First Pitch Strike % 71.4 64.3 -7.1 69.5 5.2
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Statcast Fielder Positioning

wOBA
SeasonAlignment TypeBat SidePAShifts/Shades%No Shift/ShadeShift/Shade
2022 Shifts R 14 2 14.3 .393 .000
2023 Shades R 423 26 6.1 .309 .319
2024 Shades R 59 2 3.4 .301 .000
! 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 %
2022 20 19.4 0.0% 5.0% 6 22.2 0.0% 16.7%
2023 458 15.2 46.1% 0.7% 266 18.9 9.4% 0.4%
2024 54 15.4 40.7% 0.0% 29 18.4 13.8% 0.0%
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Statcast Rankings