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George Springer
Popularity: ↓ 14%
OF | B/T: R/R | 6' 3" 221LBS | Age: 31

Draft: 2011 | Rd: 1, #11, Houston Astros | Connecticut
Poor Avg Great

Stats

PA AB R H HR RBI SB AVG OBP SLG OPS
2020 222 189 37 50 14 32 1 .265 .359 .540 .899
7 Seasons 3567 3087 567 832 174 458 48 .270 .361 .491 .852
AVG HR RBI SB OPS
2020 .265 14 32 1 .899
7 Seasons .270 174 458 48 .852

Statcast Batting Statistics

Season Pitches Batted Balls Barrels Barrel % Exit Velocity Launch Angle Sweet Spot % XBA XSLG WOBA XWOBA XWOBACON Hard Hit % K % BB %
2015 1790 284 27 9.5 89.9 9.1 35.9 .274 .467 .360 .367 .443 41.5 24.2 11.1
2016 2932 467 49 10.5 89.4 8.7 32.1 .261 .469 .353 .362 .433 38.5 23.9 11.8
2017 2550 441 40 9.1 89.2 9.6 31.3 .294 .530 .376 .390 .437 43.2 17.6 10.2
2018 2501 425 38 8.9 88.6 9.5 30.1 .255 .463 .340 .351 .396 37.4 19.7 10.3
2019 2299 370 52 14.1 89.8 10.4 31.9 .288 .582 .401 .404 .473 44.8 20.3 12.1
2020 821 153 19 12.4 88.7 18.3 35.3 .294 .570 .373 .387 .425 42.5 17.1 10.8
ALL 12893 2140 225 10.5 89.3 10.1 32.2 .275 .506 .366 .375 .434 41.0 20.8 11.1
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 486 59.3 133 111 31 19 3 0 9 15 98 .279 .314 .550 .604 .387 .410 90.4 16 21.0 13.2
2020 Breaking 234 28.6 54 47 12 6 2 1 3 12 35 .255 .282 .532 .551 .355 .366 83.1 20 27.6 15.0
2020 Offspeed 99 12.1 33 30 7 3 1 1 2 10 20 .233 .247 .533 .488 .343 .327 90.2 27 42.2 35.7
2019 Fastballs 1361 60.8 311 270 86 45 13 1 27 67 205 .319 .301 .674 .637 .437 .427 91.7 11 23.8 18.2
2019 Breaking 590 26.3 153 129 41 24 7 2 8 32 97 .318 .302 .589 .565 .423 .412 88.8 13 32.5 16.4
2019 Offspeed 289 12.9 76 67 10 7 0 0 3 13 55 .149 .219 .284 .421 .229 .308 84.7 5 29.3 14.1
! 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 -0.1 0 10 1.2 3 .333 .333 .300 40.0 33.3 25.0 .176 .193 .159 0.0
2020 Cutter 3.6 3 72 8.8 22 .222 .389 .350 30.0 4.5 5.3 .255 .435 .329 33.3
2020 Curveball 4.0 3 67 8.2 23 .263 .526 .476 16.7 13.0 14.3 .308 .534 .409 18.8
2020 Changeup 1.4 1 89 10.8 30 .222 .556 .358 42.5 30.0 37.5 .255 .520 .344 55.6
2020 Slider 1.9 3 169 20.6 33 .241 .517 .364 33.3 30.3 16.7 .257 .542 .360 47.4
2020 Sinker -0.8 -1 129 15.7 35 .281 .281 .291 14.1 14.3 20.8 .306 .422 .338 33.3
2020 4-Seamer 1.8 5 285 34.7 76 .295 .738 .484 21.5 11.8 12.7 .335 .750 .469 52.8
2019 Splitter -3.7 -1 24 1.0 6 .000 .000 .117 22.2 33.3 14.3 .053 .063 .157 0.0
2019 Curveball 1.0 2 188 8.2 40 .235 .471 .380 24.6 25.0 13.7 .289 .549 .400 54.2
2019 Cutter -1.4 -2 160 7.0 42 .154 .256 .235 48.6 45.2 39.6 .186 .322 .249 35.0
2019 Changeup -2.0 -5 264 11.5 70 .161 .306 .259 29.8 15.7 14.3 .232 .450 .322 30.8
2019 Sinker -0.1 0 422 18.4 99 .299 .529 .394 18.4 12.1 12.1 .300 .575 .406 44.0
2019 Slider 4.2 17 402 17.5 113 .347 .632 .461 35.6 19.5 18.0 .306 .570 .418 41.1
2019 4-Seamer 3.4 27 779 33.9 170 .375 .875 .544 21.7 21.2 16.2 .332 .760 .484 55.5
2018 Knuckleball 11.9 0 4 0.2 1 .700 0.0 .700
2018 Splitter -8.9 -3 32 1.3 13 .077 .077 .069 38.9 53.8 43.8 .110 .132 .108 33.3
2018 Cutter 1.4 3 197 7.9 40 .306 .444 .363 26.7 15.0 10.2 .241 .417 .324 30.0
2018 Curveball 5.1 11 212 8.5 58 .400 .673 .472 23.1 10.3 9.4 .327 .594 .413 42.9
2018 Changeup 3.6 8 222 8.9 61 .327 .527 .391 21.8 9.8 9.5 .284 .503 .355 29.4
2018 Sinker -2.6 -14 513 20.5 117 .183 .212 .233 21.3 21.4 22.9 .231 .366 .309 36.7
2018 Slider 0.5 2 478 19.1 120 .215 .374 .300 33.8 25.8 19.7 .218 .351 .295 26.3
2018 4-Seamer 1.2 10 836 33.4 208 .291 .529 .419 20.4 18.8 19.4 .279 .577 .420 47.0
2018 N/A 0.0 0 1 0.0
2017 Splitter -1.1 -1 50 2.0 8 .167 .333 .244 20.0 37.5 17.6 .196 .235 .232 25.0
2017 Cutter 5.8 8 141 5.5 25 .500 1.091 .670 25.0 8.0 6.5 .376 .843 .525 40.0
2017 Changeup 2.7 6 215 8.4 49 .333 .556 .424 31.7 16.3 12.5 .351 .589 .423 51.4
2017 Curveball 0.1 0 205 8.0 52 .163 .347 .228 16.3 17.3 13.0 .214 .346 .263 34.1
2017 Slider -0.3 -2 523 20.5 125 .191 .309 .287 35.5 29.6 23.3 .239 .362 .311 30.1
2017 Sinker 1.7 9 539 21.1 152 .326 .563 .435 13.9 7.9 10.0 .354 .599 .439 46.8
2017 4-Seamer 1.3 11 820 32.2 203 .298 .589 .431 21.7 17.7 14.9 .290 .607 .427 48.9
! Note: Years are in reverse order.
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Swing/Take

Runs
Year Team PA Pitches Heart Shadow Chase Waste All
2016 716 2862 11 -22 25 8 22
2017 694 2848 11 -14 22 17 36
2018 653 2629 1 -12 25 12 25
2019 619 2576 16 -21 32 11 38
2020 276 1056 9 -9 11 5 15
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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 1790 51.1 68.9 71.3 20.9 53.6 43.2 40.6 45.4 32.7 7.8 87.9
2016 2932 47.7 71.1 76.9 25.5 59.8 43.4 40.1 47.3 27.9 6.4 86.8
2017 2550 49.3 68.0 82.9 22.2 57.7 41.6 30.2 44.7 23.3 7.2 86.7
2018 2501 50.0 67.0 80.8 21.7 58.7 42.6 29.8 44.3 24.6 7.1 88.8
2019 2299 47.8 69.0 79.9 20.9 52.9 42.5 34.4 44.0 26.5 7.2 87.7
2020 821 47.9 74.0 80.4 23.6 57.4 40.4 36.9 47.7 25.3 7.7 88.9
ALL 12893 49.0 69.2 78.8 22.6 57.1 42.5 35.0 45.4 26.6 7.1 87.6
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 %
2015 46.1 19.4 29.9 4.6 31.7 40.5 27.8 3.5 33.5 20.4 25.7 6.0 9.5
2016 49.5 21.6 24.4 4.5 36.6 39.8 23.6 3.9 35.5 20.1 22.5 6.0 10.5
2017 48.1 20.9 24.7 6.3 34.0 39.2 26.8 5.4 34.0 19.7 22.9 7.9 9.1
2018 50.1 25.4 18.6 5.9 34.1 41.6 24.2 1.6 41.4 21.6 19.8 6.6 8.9
2019 44.6 24.3 25.1 5.9 37.6 38.4 24.1 5.4 31.9 18.9 21.4 5.9 14.1
2020 35.9 21.6 30.1 12.4 43.8 37.9 18.3 3.9 24.2 29.4 22.9 5.9 12.4
ALL 47.1 22.4 24.6 6.0 35.6 39.8 24.6 4.0 34.7 20.8 22.3 6.5 10.5
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
2015 87 73 78 77 92 68 85 73 80 17 88 4 92
2016 83 50 70 73 85 92 84 56 58 24 89 22 86
2017 93 92 89 80 92 85 73 77 87 67 67 50 75 15
2018 73 49 72 75 62 80 65 45 48 57 71 46 66 41
2019 96 87 96 95 93 92 93 62 82 60 86 36 83 94
2020 96 92 95 93 92 89 81 48 68 78 71 54 82 69
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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 21.7 43 38.4 4.6 9 22 22 51.2
2020 21.7 18 17.5 0.5 6 7 12 66.7

Expected Home Runs by Park

Year HR
2019 43 41 40 38 45 35 38 44 40 37 48 42 29 33 38 42 31 38 35 38 27 37 39 40 38 41 39 39 39 36 46
2020 18 19 20 18 20 17 17 20 16 19 16 17 14 15 16 18 14 19 18 17 12 17 17 20 19 19 19 18 19 17 19
! 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 89.9 89.4 -0.5 89.2 -0.2 88.6 -0.6 89.8 1.2 88.7 -1.1
Launch Angle 9.1 8.7 -0.4 9.6 0.9 9.5 -0.1 10.4 0.9 18.3 7.9
Barrel % 9.5 10.5 1 9.1 -1.4 8.9 -0.2 14.1 5.2 12.4 -1.7
Hard Hit % 41.5 38.5 -3 43.2 4.7 37.4 -5.8 44.8 7.4 42.5 -2.3
Sweet Spot % 35.9 32.1 -3.8 31.3 -0.8 30.1 -1.2 31.9 1.8 35.3 3.4
xBA .274 .261 -0.013 .294 0.033 .255 -0.039 .288 0.033 .294 0.006
BA .276 .261 -0.015 .283 0.022 .265 -0.018 .292 0.027 .265 -0.027
xwOBA .367 .362 -0.005 .39 0.028 .351 -0.039 .404 0.053 .387 -0.017
wOBA .36 .353 -0.007 .376 0.023 .34 -0.036 .401 0.061 .373 -0.028
xSLG .467 .469 0.002 .53 0.061 .463 -0.067 .582 0.119 .57 -0.012
SLG .459 .457 -0.002 .522 0.065 .434 -0.088 .591 0.157 .54 -0.051
K% 24.2 23.9 -0.3 17.6 -6.3 19.7 2.1 20.3 0.6 17.1 -3.2
BB% 11.1 11.8 0.7 10.2 -1.6 10.3 0.1 12.1 1.8 10.8 -1.3
Swing % 45.4 47.3 1.9 44.7 -2.6 44.3 -0.4 44 -0.3 47.7 3.7
Whiff% 32.7 27.9 -4.8 23.3 -4.6 24.6 1.3 26.5 1.9 25.3 -1.2
In Zone Swing % 51.1 47.7 -3.4 49.3 1.6 50 0.7 47.8 -2.2 47.9 0.1
Out of Zone Swing % 48.9 52.3 3.4 50.7 -1.6 50 -0.7 52.2 2.2 52.1 -0.1
First Pitch Swing % 40.6 40.1 -0.5 30.2 -9.9 29.8 -0.4 34.4 4.6 36.9 2.5
First Pitch Strike % 61.2 63.4 2.2 56.6 -6.8 57.1 0.5 61.3 4.2 59 -2.3
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Statcast Shift Statistics

SeasonBat SidePAShifts%wOBA - No ShiftwOBA - Shift
2016 R 722 24 3.3 .353 .432
2017 R 627 4 0.6 .377 .308
2018 R 618 27 4.4 .341 .323
2019 R 544 61 11.2 .404 .371
2020 R 220 94 42.7 .381 .349

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