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Gary Sánchez
C | B/T: R/R | 6' 2" 230LBS | Age: 28

Poor Avg Great

Stats

PA AB R H HR RBI SB AVG OBP SLG OPS
2021 402 349 51 72 21 51 0 .206 .311 .430 .741
7 Seasons 2156 1898 296 438 136 337 4 .231 .319 .489 .808
AVG HR RBI SB OPS
2021 .206 21 51 0 .741
7 Seasons .231 136 337 4 .808

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 90.1 121.1 14 28.1 .215 .456 .304 .337 .400 41.4 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 1658 243 33 13.6 89.4 113.4 20.9 33.3 .229 .455 .318 .338 .413 42 26.1 11.6
8822 1340 197 14.7 90.8 121.1 15.9 32.4 .245 .505 .341 .357 .447 43.4 26.3 9.9
6.6 88.3 122.2 12 32.9 .242 .402 .317 .312 .363 35.6 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 992 59.8 242 214 46 25 6 0 15 58 156 .215 .242 .453 .505 .326 .359 90.3 22 23.8 21.1
2021 Breaking 478 28.8 104 93 20 9 5 1 5 31 62 .215 .224 .452 .425 .321 .320 87.3 18 31.7 19.0
2021 Offspeed 188 11.3 49 40 6 3 2 0 1 15 25 .150 .166 .275 .257 .272 .275 89.1 19 45.7 25.9
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 26.4 15.2 6.1 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 35.8 31.7 19.8 12.8 53.5 26.7 19.8 2.9 25.1 32.9 20.2 5.3 13.6
39.9 26.7 22.2 11.2 47.9 34 18 2.3 29.3 26.1 20.7 5.7 14.7
45.1 22.4 25.4 7.1 36.6 37.8 25.5 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 -2.5 -1 25 1.5 7 0 0 .1 33.3 42.9 37.5 .015 .017 .112 0
2021 Curveball 0.7 1 137 8.3 26 .261 .522 .371 26.2 38.5 24.4 .22 .439 .331 38.5
2021 Cutter 2.4 3 119 7.2 32 .286 .643 .427 21.2 25 25 .343 .813 .511 60
2021 Changeup 0.4 1 163 9.8 42 .176 .324 .326 48.1 28.6 24 .193 .3 .304 54.5
2021 Sinker -1.7 -4 262 15.8 66 .226 .355 .277 11.9 15.2 17.9 .236 .387 .293 32.7
2021 Slider 0 0 341 20.6 78 .2 .429 .308 33.3 26.9 17.2 .226 .42 .317 32.7
2021 4-Seamer 0.5 3 611 36.9 144 .194 .46 .331 28.6 27.8 21.4 .223 .494 .357 47.6
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 Curveball 0.8 2 218 11.6 46 .244 .356 .27 32.8 34.8 23.9 .189 .287 .212 27.6
2019 Changeup 0.4 1 185 9.8 46 .231 .564 .405 24 13 10.7 .196 .486 .343 27.3
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 .121 .136 .194 33.3
2018 Cutter 1.4 1 102 6.7 26 .24 .52 .333 22.7 30.8 29.6 .258 .584 .366 43.8
2018 Curveball -0.4 -1 181 11.8 35 .133 .267 .27 44.8 31.4 21.2 .13 .276 .248 38.9
2018 Changeup -0.3 0 144 9.4 36 .188 .469 .318 38.4 30.6 22.4 .154 .346 .265 30
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 226 932 11 -1 3 2 15
2017 573 2207 17 -14 11 9 23
2018 388 1586 -8 -13 8 6 -7
2019 468 1989 -1 -13 11 8 5
2020 187 808 -10 -7 1 5 -11
2021 395 1658 -8 -12 14 9 2
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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 44.9 60.9 81.7 31.3 50 43.2 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 43.1 62.5 82 30.1 52.7 41.9 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 1658 48.3 64.7 77 25.3 58.1 41.9 21.1 44.3 28.6 6.5 71
8822 44.9 62.9 79.7 30.5 53.4 41.6 24.3 45 30.1 6.4 65.4
48.5 66.8 82 28.3 58.5 42.6 29.1 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 67 8 73 92 46 68 95 74 71 21 86 19 28
2019 87 34 94 97 57 92 99 83 69 12 55 11 23
2020 34 4 53 84 17 79 97 89 91 2 63 11 13
2021 65 17 71 83 55 66 85 50 56 20 83 26 21
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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 21 20.4 1 5 5 17 81

Expected Home Runs by Park

Year HR
2019 35 32 33 34 36 30 32 35 31 31 35 34 27 29 32 34 29 33 33 34 27 30 31 33 34 33 33 34 32 32 35
2020 11 9 12 10 11 8 9 10 10 10 11 10 8 10 9 10 9 8 10 10 9 9 9 10 9 12 11 9 12 8 10
2021 21 20 23 20 23 18 21 21 20 21 22 21 18 20 20 22 19 19 21 22 19 20 19 21 20 22 19 20 21 18 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 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 90.1 -0.7 91.1 1 91.8 0.7 89.4 -2.4
Launch Angle 68.9 7.9 -61 13.3 5.4 14 0.7 19.2 5.2 19.2 0 20.9 1.7
Barrel % 0 15.8 15.8 11.5 -4.3 13.9 2.4 19.1 5.2 17.4 -1.7 13.6 -3.8
Hard Hit % 100 48.6 -51.4 42.5 -6.1 41.4 -1.1 42.3 0.9 50 7.7 42 -8
Sweet Spot % 0 36.3 36.3 33 -3.3 28.1 -4.9 33.5 5.4 29.3 -4.2 33.3 4
xBA .004 .272 0.268 .283 0.011 .215 -0.068 .246 0.031 .191 -0.055 .229 0.038
BA 0 .299 0.299 .278 -0.021 .186 -0.092 .232 0.046 .147 -0.085 .207 0.06
xwOBA .004 .39 0.386 .376 -0.014 .337 -0.039 .369 0.032 .312 -0.057 .338 0.026
wOBA 0 .425 0.425 .368 -0.057 .304 -0.064 .346 0.042 .271 -0.075 .318 0.047
xSLG .006 .562 0.556 .534 -0.028 .456 -0.078 .559 0.103 .427 -0.132 .455 0.028
SLG 0 .657 0.657 .531 -0.126 .406 -0.125 .525 0.119 .365 -0.16 .432 0.067
K% 50 24.9 -25.1 22.9 -2 25.1 2.2 28 2.9 36 8 26.1 -9.9
BB% 0 10.5 10.5 7.6 -2.9 12.3 4.7 9 -3.3 10.1 1.1 11.6 1.5
Swing % 75 44.5 -30.5 47.9 3.4 43.9 -4 44 0.1 43.7 -0.3 44.3 0.6
Whiff% 50 30.5 -19.5 28.5 -2 29.2 0.7 32.3 3.1 34 1.7 28.6 -5.4
In Zone % 62.5 44.9 -17.6 45.8 0.9 43.1 -2.7 42.5 -0.6 44.7 2.2 48.3 3.6
Out of Zone % 37.5 55.1 17.6 54.2 -0.9 56.9 2.7 57.5 0.6 55.3 -2.2 51.7 -3.6
Out of Zone Swing % 33.3 31.3 -2 32.4 1.1 30.1 -2.3 33.2 3.1 29.2 -4 25.3 -3.9
First Pitch Swing % 50 25.8 -24.2 29.1 3.3 24.3 -4.8 21.7 -2.6 21.3 -0.4 21.1 -0.2
First Pitch Strike % 50 58.1 8.1 55.6 -2.5 55.1 -0.5 55.8 0.7 56.7 0.9 54 -2.7
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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 369 160 43.4 .258 .353
2019 R 432 285 66.0 .241 .405
2020 R 177 97 54.8 .334 .221
2021 R 390 189 48.5 .312 .329

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