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Gary Sánchez
C | B/T: R/R | 6' 2" 230LBS | Age: 29

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Stats

PA AB R H HR RBI SB AVG OBP SLG OPS
2021 440 383 54 78 23 54 0 .204 .307 .423 .730
7 Seasons 2194 1932 299 444 138 340 4 .230 .318 .487 .804
AVG HR RBI SB OPS
2021 .204 23 54 0 .730
7 Seasons .230 138 340 4 .804

Statcast Batting Statistics

Season Age Pitches Batted Balls Barrels Barrel % Exit Velocity Max EV Launch Angle Sweet Spot % XBA XSLG WOBA XWOBA XWOBACON HardHit% K% BB%
2015 23 8 1 0 0 96.9 96.9 68.9 0 .004 .006 .000 .004 .008 100 50 0
2016 24 941 146 23 15.8 92.7 113.1 7.9 36.3 .272 .562 .425 .390 .492 48.6 24.9 10.5
2017 25 2031 355 41 11.5 90.8 115.7 13.3 33 .283 .534 .368 .376 .459 42.5 22.9 7.6
2018 26 1531 231 32 13.9 90.3 121.1 14.2 29.4 .220 .465 .304 .343 .408 41.6 25.1 12.3
2019 27 1879 272 52 19.1 91.1 118.3 19.2 33.5 .246 .559 .346 .369 .483 42.3 28 9
2020 28 774 92 16 17.4 91.8 117.5 19.2 29.3 .191 .427 .271 .312 .436 50 36 10.1
2021 29 1845 262 36 13.7 89.5 113.4 20.5 34.4 .228 .452 .314 .336 .417 42 27.5 11.8
9009 1359 200 14.7 90.8 121.1 15.9 32.8 .245 .505 .339 .357 .449 43.4 26.5 10
6.6 88.3 122.2 12 32.9 .243 .403 .317 .313 .364 35.4 22 8.4




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%
2021 Fastballs 1087 58.9 258 229 48 26 6 0 16 63 166 .210 .242 .445 .502 .320 .354 90.3 22 23.7 21.1
2021 Breaking 547 29.6 122 107 22 10 5 1 6 40 67 .206 .224 .439 .430 .320 .328 87.4 17 35.2 20.9
2021 Offspeed 211 11.4 57 47 8 5 2 0 1 18 29 .170 .167 .277 .257 .277 .271 89.2 18 44.3 26.1
2020 Fastballs 425 54.9 100 80 14 4 4 0 6 31 49 .175 .209 .450 .490 .344 .372 94.9 19 33.3 26.3
2020 Breaking 272 35.1 62 61 7 5 0 0 2 27 34 .115 .169 .213 .332 .146 .218 86.6 18 36.4 25.2
2020 Offspeed 77 9.9 16 15 2 0 0 0 2 6 9 .133 .188 .533 .480 .293 .305 94.6 25 29.7 22.2
! Note: Years are in reverse order.
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Batted Ball Profile

Season GB % FB % LD % PU % Pull % Straight % Oppo % Weak % Topped % Under % Flare/Burner % Solid % Barrel %
2015 0 0 0 100 100 0 0 0 0 100 0 0 0
2016 49.3 18.5 24 8.2 48.6 35.6 15.1 1.4 37.7 15.8 24 5.5 15.8
2017 42.8 23.1 24.5 9.6 44.5 40.3 15.2 2.3 31 21.1 26.2 6.8 11.5
2018 43.3 26.4 17.7 12.6 45 36.8 18.2 2.6 34.2 26.8 15.6 6.9 13.9
2019 32.4 32.7 22.8 12.1 47.8 31.3 21 1.5 23.9 29.8 18.8 4.4 19.1
2020 38 23.9 27.2 10.9 52.2 28.3 19.6 4.3 23.9 31.5 15.2 6.5 17.4
2021 35.9 31.3 20.6 12.2 54.6 26.3 19.1 3.1 24.8 32.1 21 5.3 13.7
39.8 26.7 22.4 11.1 48.2 33.8 17.9 2.4 29.1 26.1 20.9 5.9 14.7
45.1 22.5 25.4 7.1 36.6 37.8 25.4 3.7 33.2 24.4 24.4 5.7 6.6

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 Splitter -2.4 -1 27 1.5 7 0 0 .1 31.3 42.9 37.5 .012 .013 .109 0
2021 Curveball 0.6 1 154 8.3 29 .269 .5 .364 26.7 41.4 24 .233 .438 .327 35.7
2021 Cutter 1.9 3 140 7.6 35 .29 .613 .416 19.2 22.9 22.2 .364 .831 .519 60.9
2021 Changeup 0.5 1 184 10 50 .195 .317 .324 46.7 30 24.6 .189 .293 .295 46.2
2021 Sinker -2 -6 273 14.8 68 .219 .344 .269 11.1 14.7 16.9 .242 .392 .295 33.3
2021 Slider 0.1 0 393 21.3 93 .185 .42 .31 37.6 30.1 19.9 .221 .428 .329 35.8
2021 4-Seamer 0.3 2 674 36.5 155 .187 .455 .325 29 29 22.2 .213 .478 .343 47.2
2020 Splitter 13.1 2 17 2.2 4 .333 1.333 .675 37.5 50 25 .224 .882 .511 100
2020 Changeup -2.7 -2 60 7.8 12 .083 .333 .167 27.6 33.3 21.1 .179 .38 .234 50
2020 Cutter -1.6 -1 70 9 13 .111 .111 .285 12.9 0 0 .222 .361 .388 44.4
2020 Curveball -2.8 -3 98 12.7 25 .16 .28 .188 28.6 36 25.7 .239 .48 .301 56.3
2020 Sinker 0.7 1 114 14.7 26 .263 .526 .431 17.5 11.5 20 .264 .536 .432 56.3
2020 Slider -4.6 -8 174 22.5 37 .083 .167 .122 40.5 48.6 25 .12 .229 .161 16.7
2020 4-Seamer 0.3 1 241 31.1 61 .154 .481 .323 45 45.9 32.9 .187 .495 .341 66.7
2019 N/A -14.9 0 2 0.1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .013 .019 .013 0
2019 Splitter 3.1 1 39 2.1 11 .222 .667 .423 23.8 27.3 18.8 .385 .873 .547 50
2019 Cutter -2.6 -3 113 6 34 .143 .357 .294 39.2 26.5 30 .178 .438 .329 42.1
2019 Changeup 0.4 1 185 9.8 46 .231 .564 .405 24 13 10.7 .196 .486 .343 27.3
2019 Curveball 0.8 2 218 11.6 46 .244 .356 .27 32.8 34.8 23.9 .189 .287 .212 27.6
2019 Sinker 4.5 11 253 13.5 61 .396 .83 .539 13.2 13.1 15.4 .388 .813 .519 55.6
2019 Slider 0.1 0 429 22.8 106 .224 .49 .337 43 34 26.1 .253 .522 .349 35.5
2019 4-Seamer -0.6 -4 576 30.7 127 .193 .535 .342 33.6 35.4 25.7 .243 .657 .4 52.9
2018 Knuckleball -2.4 0 7 0.5 1 0 0 0 50 100 33.3 0
2018 Splitter -4.7 -1 17 1.1 7 0 0 .1 42.9 28.6 40 .123 .138 .195 25
2018 Cutter 1.4 1 102 6.7 26 .24 .52 .333 22.7 30.8 29.6 .281 .628 .393 47.1
2018 Curveball -0.4 -1 181 11.8 35 .133 .267 .27 44.8 31.4 21.2 .16 .313 .273 42.1
2018 Changeup -0.3 0 144 9.4 36 .188 .469 .318 38.4 30.6 22.4 .161 .371 .276 28.6
2018 Sinker 0.5 1 288 18.8 72 .211 .526 .377 11.3 12.5 12.3 .245 .525 .394 32.7
2018 Slider -2.7 -10 374 24.4 93 .159 .239 .192 38.5 30.1 25.2 .214 .345 .265 39.3
2018 4-Seamer 1.3 5 411 26.8 103 .214 .524 .385 23.4 23.3 23.1 .247 .622 .433 55
2017 Splitter 3.5 2 49 2.4 8 .375 .75 .475 26.9 25 11.8 .439 1.078 .622 66.7
2017 Cutter 2.1 3 118 5.8 34 .235 .559 .356 30.6 23.5 33.3 .219 .397 .257 36
2017 Changeup 5.4 9 166 8.2 53 .341 .864 .519 34.8 26.4 29.8 .305 .803 .481 48.4
2017 Curveball -2.4 -6 235 11.6 58 .145 .182 .188 36.1 34.5 25.3 .181 .213 .198 25.7
2017 Sinker -0.7 -2 364 17.9 85 .268 .394 .338 18 10.6 12 .348 .603 .444 53.1
2017 Slider 1.6 7 453 22.3 133 .331 .567 .405 37.3 24.1 22.2 .303 .485 .35 33
2017 4-Seamer 2.1 14 644 31.7 152 .275 .588 .41 22.1 23 17.7 .272 .594 .409 49
! Note: Years are in reverse order.
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Swing/Take

Runs
Year Team PA Pitches Heart Shadow Chase Waste All
2016 227 933 11 -1 3 2 15
2017 573 2207 17 -14 11 9 23
2018 393 1606 -7 -13 9 6 -5
2019 468 1989 -1 -13 11 8 5
2020 187 808 -10 -7 1 5 -11
2021 438 1846 -9 -14 13 10 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 8 62.5 100 60 33.3 0 37.5 50 75 50 12.5 100
2016 941 44.8 60.9 81.7 31.2 50 43.3 25.8 44.5 30.5 7.2 64.7
2017 2031 45.8 66.1 80.7 32.4 56 39.8 29.1 47.9 28.5 6.6 69.2
2018 1531 43.2 62.4 82.2 29.9 52.9 42 24.3 43.9 29.2 6.4 59.8
2019 1879 42.5 59.1 79.4 33.2 53 42.8 21.7 44 32.3 5.5 62
2020 774 44.7 61.6 77.9 29.2 45.6 40.6 21.3 43.7 34 7.1 61.8
2021 1845 48.2 64.5 76.8 25.2 56 42.2 20.7 44.1 29.4 6.2 71.1
9009 45 62.9 79.7 30.3 53.2 41.7 24.2 44.9 30.3 6.4 65.5
48.5 66.8 82 28.3 58.5 42.6 29.2 47 24.6 7.2 76

Percentile Rankings

Year xwOBA xBA xSLG xISO xOBP Brl Brl% EV HardHit% K% BB% Whiff% Speed OAA
2015
2016 38
2017 91 86 93 90 75 87 88 93 85 29 39 21 32
2018 71 10 78 93 53 68 95 76 72 21 86 19 28
2019 87 34 94 97 57 92 99 83 69 12 55 11 23
2020 33 4 52 84 16 79 97 89 92 2 63 11 13
2021 60 16 63 78 53 68 86 53 56 14 85 20 20
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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 24.7 35 32.3 3 4 10 25 71.4
2020 26.4 11 9.7 1 6 2 8 72.7
2021 26 23 22.1 1 6 7 17 73.9

Expected Home Runs by Park

Year HR
2019 35 31 33 34 36 31 33 35 31 31 35 35 27 29 32 35 29 34 33 34 26 31 29 33 34 33 34 33 32 32 35
2020 11 8 12 9 10 8 0 10 9 10 11 9 8 10 9 10 9 11 10 10 9 8 9 10 9 12 11 9 12 8 11
2021 23 21 25 22 25 20 23 23 23 23 24 23 19 22 22 25 19 22 22 24 19 21 20 22 23 24 20 21 22 20 25
! 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 +/-   2021 +/-  
Exit Velocity 96.9 92.7 -4.2 90.8 -1.9 90.3 -0.5 91.1 0.8 91.8 0.7 89.5 -2.3
Launch Angle 68.9 7.9 -61 13.3 5.4 14.2 0.9 19.2 5 19.2 0 20.5 1.3
Barrel % 0 15.8 15.8 11.5 -4.3 13.9 2.4 19.1 5.2 17.4 -1.7 13.7 -3.7
Hard Hit % 100 48.6 -51.4 42.5 -6.1 41.6 -0.9 42.3 0.7 50 7.7 42 -8
Sweet Spot % 0 36.3 36.3 33 -3.3 29.4 -3.6 33.5 4.1 29.3 -4.2 34.4 5.1
xBA .004 .272 0.268 .283 0.011 .22 -0.063 .246 0.026 .191 -0.055 .228 0.037
BA 0 .299 0.299 .278 -0.021 .186 -0.092 .232 0.046 .147 -0.085 .204 0.057
xwOBA .004 .39 0.386 .376 -0.014 .343 -0.033 .369 0.026 .312 -0.057 .336 0.024
wOBA 0 .425 0.425 .368 -0.057 .304 -0.064 .346 0.042 .271 -0.075 .314 0.043
xSLG .006 .562 0.556 .534 -0.028 .465 -0.069 .559 0.094 .427 -0.132 .452 0.025
SLG 0 .657 0.657 .531 -0.126 .406 -0.125 .525 0.119 .365 -0.16 .423 0.058
K% 50 24.9 -25.1 22.9 -2 25.1 2.2 28 2.9 36 8 27.5 -8.5
BB% 0 10.5 10.5 7.6 -2.9 12.3 4.7 9 -3.3 10.1 1.1 11.8 1.7
Swing % 75 44.5 -30.5 47.9 3.4 43.9 -4 44 0.1 43.7 -0.3 44.1 0.4
Whiff% 50 30.5 -19.5 28.5 -2 29.2 0.7 32.3 3.1 34 1.7 29.4 -4.6
In Zone % 62.5 44.8 -17.7 45.8 1 43.2 -2.6 42.5 -0.7 44.7 2.2 48.2 3.5
Out of Zone % 37.5 55.2 17.7 54.2 -1 56.8 2.6 57.5 0.7 55.3 -2.2 51.8 -3.5
Out of Zone Swing % 33.3 31.2 -2.1 32.4 1.2 29.9 -2.5 33.2 3.3 29.2 -4 25.2 -4
First Pitch Swing % 50 25.8 -24.2 29.1 3.3 24.3 -4.8 21.7 -2.6 21.3 -0.4 20.7 -0.6
First Pitch Strike % 50 58.1 8.1 55.6 -2.5 55.1 -0.5 55.8 0.7 56.7 0.9 53.4 -3.3
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Statcast Shift Statistics

SeasonBat SidePAShifts%wOBA - No ShiftwOBA - Shift
2016 R 226 56 24.8 .369 .601
2017 R 517 139 26.9 .355 .376
2018 R 374 160 42.8 .267 .353
2019 R 432 285 66.0 .241 .405
2020 R 177 97 54.8 .334 .221
2021 R 432 214 49.5 .305 .327

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