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

Draft: 2011 | Rd: 1, #11, Houston Astros | Connecticut
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Stats

PA AB R H HR RBI SB AVG OBP SLG OPS
2021 123 106 20 25 8 15 2 .236 .336 .500 .836
8 Seasons 3690 3193 587 857 182 473 50 .268 .360 .492 .852
AVG HR RBI SB OPS
2021 .236 8 15 2 .836
8 Seasons .268 182 473 50 .852

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 26 1790 284 27 9.5 89.9 114.2 9.1 35.9 .271 .462 .360 .363 .435 41.8 24.2 11.1
2016 27 2932 467 49 10.5 89.4 115.9 8.8 32.1 .256 .461 .353 .353 .417 39.1 23.9 11.8
2017 28 2550 441 41 9.3 89.2 114.6 9.3 31.1 .285 .523 .376 .381 .424 43.2 17.7 10.2
2018 29 2501 425 38 8.9 88.7 114.7 9.5 30.1 .253 .456 .340 .345 .388 37.5 19.8 10.4
2019 30 2299 370 52 14.1 89.8 114.3 10.5 31.6 .276 .564 .400 .391 .451 44.8 20.3 12.1
2020 31 821 153 19 12.4 88.7 115 18.3 35.3 .291 .563 .379 .402 .444 42.5 17.1 10.8
2021 32 487 77 11 14.3 88.4 116.4 18.2 36.4 .224 .454 .359 .341 .396 33.8 23.6 12.2
13380 2217 237 10.7 89.3 116.4 10.3 32.3 .267 .495 .366 .367 .422 41 21 11.1
6.5 88.3 122.2 12 32.8 .243 .402 .317 .312 .363 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 271 55.8 73 61 16 7 2 0 7 9 52 .262 .267 .639 .579 .423 .408 89.9 21 21.0 13.2
2021 Breaking 157 32.3 34 31 8 5 2 0 1 14 17 .258 .204 .419 .370 .325 .285 89.2 11 42.1 28.6
2021 Offspeed 58 11.9 15 13 1 1 0 0 0 5 8 .077 .090 .077 .104 .151 .168 76.9 14 44.4 27.8
2020 Fastballs 491 60.0 133 110 31 19 3 0 9 15 97 .282 .314 .555 .602 .399 .431 90.7 16 21.0 13.3
2020 Breaking 229 28.0 54 48 12 6 2 1 3 12 36 .250 .275 .521 .536 .347 .369 82.5 21 27.6 14.8
2020 Offspeed 99 12.1 33 30 7 3 1 1 2 10 20 .233 .245 .533 .482 .349 .339 90.2 27 42.2 35.7
! 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 46.1 19.4 29.9 4.6 31.7 40.5 27.8 3.5 33.5 20.4 25.7 6 9.5
2016 49.5 21.6 24.4 4.5 36.6 39.8 23.6 3.9 35.1 20.1 22.5 6 10.5
2017 48.1 20.9 24.7 6.3 33.6 39.7 26.8 5.4 34.5 19.3 22.7 7.9 9.3
2018 50.1 25.4 18.6 5.9 34.1 41.6 24.2 1.6 41.2 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 31.4 18.6 21.1 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
2021 36.4 29.9 23.4 10.4 45.5 36.4 18.2 5.2 28.6 31.2 14.3 6.5 14.3
46.7 22.6 24.5 6.1 35.9 39.7 24.4 4 34.3 21.1 21.9 6.5 10.7
45.2 22.3 25.5 7.1 36.6 37.9 25.5 3.7 33.3 24.3 24.5 5.6 6.5

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 14.3 1 4 0.8 1 1 1 .9 50 0 .673 .751 .611 100
2021 Curveball 1.4 1 47 9.7 7 .2 .4 .379 53.8 28.6 18.2 .079 .208 .29 33.3
2021 Changeup -4.8 -3 54 11.1 14 0 0 .1 44 35.7 27.8 .042 .05 .138 0
2021 Sinker 2.3 2 70 14.4 16 .313 .688 .419 16.1 6.3 10 .196 .341 .233 33.3
2021 Cutter -1.6 -1 46 9.4 16 .231 .231 .3 30.4 25 40 .254 .328 .336 22.2
2021 Slider 0.9 1 110 22.6 27 .269 .423 .313 38.6 44.4 31.6 .228 .401 .284 28.6
2021 4-Seamer 2.9 5 155 31.8 41 .25 .781 .48 20 9.8 8.3 .308 .8 .514 46.4
2020 Splitter -0.4 0 10 1.2 3 .333 .333 .3 40 33.3 25 .173 .193 .159 0
2020 Cutter 3.7 3 77 9.4 22 .235 .412 .382 30 4.5 5.6 .27 .462 .371 35.3
2020 Curveball 4.6 3 64 7.8 22 .278 .556 .455 17.2 13.6 14.3 .305 .541 .422 13.3
2020 Changeup 1.4 1 89 10.8 30 .222 .556 .358 42.5 30 37.5 .253 .514 .356 55.6
2020 Slider 1.5 3 167 20.3 34 .226 .484 .332 32.9 29.4 16.4 .249 .516 .353 47.6
2020 Sinker -0.6 -1 129 15.7 35 .281 .281 .291 14.1 14.3 20.8 .303 .409 .345 33.3
2020 4-Seamer 2 6 285 34.7 76 .295 .738 .484 21.5 11.8 12.7 .332 .743 .487 52.8
2019 N/A 4.4 0 5 0.2 1 .7 0 .7
2019 Splitter -4 -1 23 1 6 0 0 .117 22.2 33.3 15.4 .057 .073 .165 0
2019 Curveball 1.1 2 185 8 39 .235 .471 .372 24.6 25.6 13.7 .278 .532 .38 54.2
2019 Cutter -1.6 -3 159 6.9 41 .154 .256 .223 48.6 46.3 40.4 .183 .325 .235 35
2019 Changeup -1.9 -5 265 11.5 71 .161 .306 .265 29.8 15.5 13.9 .225 .437 .317 30.8
2019 Sinker -0.1 0 422 18.4 99 .299 .529 .394 18.4 12.1 12.1 .295 .567 .4 44
2019 Slider 4.3 17 401 17.4 113 .347 .632 .461 35.6 19.5 18 .302 .565 .414 41.1
2019 4-Seamer 3.4 26 779 33.9 170 .375 .875 .544 21.7 21.2 16.2 .326 .756 .481 55.5
2018 Knuckleball 11.6 0 4 0.2 1 .7 0 .7
2018 Splitter -8.5 -3 34 1.4 13 .077 .077 .069 36.8 53.8 41.2 .111 .136 .109 33.3
2018 Cutter 1.3 3 197 7.9 40 .306 .444 .363 26.7 15 10.2 .247 .426 .331 30
2018 Curveball 5.1 11 212 8.5 58 .4 .673 .472 23.1 10.3 9.4 .324 .576 .398 42.9
2018 Changeup 3.6 8 220 8.8 60 .327 .527 .386 22 10 9.7 .283 .497 .344 29.4
2018 Slider 0.3 1 478 19.1 118 .215 .374 .293 33.8 26.3 19.7 .217 .347 .284 26.3
2018 Sinker -2 -11 534 21.4 124 .198 .225 .249 21.1 21.8 23.9 .222 .351 .297 38.6
2018 4-Seamer 1 8 815 32.6 200 .285 .533 .414 20.5 18.5 18.8 .277 .582 .42 46.5
2018 N/A 1 0
2017 Splitter -1 -1 51 2 8 .167 .333 .244 20 37.5 16.7 .184 .231 .229 25
2017 Cutter 5.3 8 143 5.6 26 .478 1.043 .644 24.5 7.7 6.5 .382 .869 .537 42.9
2017 Changeup 2.5 5 215 8.4 48 .333 .556 .419 31.7 16.7 12.5 .337 .567 .4 51.4
2017 Curveball 1 2 209 8.2 53 .18 .42 .275 15.8 17 12.9 .231 .419 .305 35.7
2017 Slider -0.1 0 547 21.5 130 .2 .313 .29 35.2 30.8 23.8 .219 .335 .29 29.3
2017 Sinker 1.2 7 565 22.2 156 .321 .555 .421 14.6 9 10.9 .341 .585 .429 46.8
2017 4-Seamer 1.5 12 794 31.1 199 .301 .596 .433 21.4 17.1 14.6 .287 .603 .42 48.9
! Note: Years are in reverse order.
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Swing/Take

Runs
Year Team PA Pitches Heart Shadow Chase Waste All
2014 340 1370 3 -5 10 7 15
2015 471 1887 -6 -4 16 8 14
2016 729 2885 8 -19 23 13 24
2017 703 2859 9 -15 22 19 36
2018 653 2633 0 -13 23 13 24
2019 625 2582 16 -22 31 13 37
2020 282 1062 9 -9 10 6 16
2021 122 486 1 -4 5 3 5
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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 50.9 69.2 71 21 54.1 43.2 41.2 45.6 32.6 7.9 88.6
2016 2932 47.7 71.6 76.7 25.3 59.9 43.5 40.3 47.3 27.9 6.4 87.6
2017 2550 49.4 68 82.9 22.1 57.6 41.6 30.3 44.7 23.3 7.2 86.7
2018 2501 50 67 80.7 21.7 58.7 42.6 30 44.3 24.6 7.1 88.8
2019 2299 47.8 69 79.9 20.9 52.9 42.5 34.4 44 26.5 7.2 87.7
2020 821 47.9 74 80.4 23.6 57.4 40.4 36.9 47.7 25.3 7.7 88.9
2021 487 45.3 66.8 79.6 22.9 47.5 43.2 33.3 42.9 30.1 7.2 82.9
13380 48.8 69.2 78.7 22.5 56.8 42.5 35.2 45.3 26.7 7.1 87.7
48.5 66.7 82.1 28.3 58.6 42.6 29.1 46.9 24.5 7.2 75.9

Percentile Rankings

Year xwOBA xBA xSLG xISO xOBP Brl Brl% EV HardHit% K% BB% Whiff% Speed OAA
2015 90 81 83 79 94 68 85 73 78 17 88 4 92
2016 84 53 73 74 86 93 84 56 60 24 89 22 84
2017 93 89 91 85 90 87 73 78 87 67 67 49 75 18
2018 74 56 73 75 66 80 65 45 49 57 71 46 67 43
2019 95 82 94 94 91 92 93 63 82 60 86 36 83 93
2020 96 89 94 93 91 89 81 48 68 78 71 53 82 67
2021 81
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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 39.3 4 9 23 22 51.2
2020 21.7 18 17.5 1 7 6 12 66.7
2021 22.3 8 6.6 1 2 5 3 37.5

Expected Home Runs by Park

Year HR
2019 43 43 40 39 47 35 39 45 41 38 49 44 29 33 39 43 31 39 36 39 28 38 40 41 40 42 39 40 39 37 47
2020 18 19 20 18 20 16 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
2021 8 6 7 7 8 5 7 9 7 7 6 7 4 5 6 7 5 6 8 7 5 7 8 6 7 8 7 6 7 5 7
! 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 89.9 89.4 -0.5 89.2 -0.2 88.7 -0.5 89.8 1.1 88.7 -1.1 88.4 -0.3
Launch Angle 9.1 8.8 -0.3 9.3 0.5 9.5 0.2 10.5 1 18.3 7.8 18.2 -0.1
Barrel % 9.5 10.5 1 9.3 -1.2 8.9 -0.4 14.1 5.2 12.4 -1.7 14.3 1.9
Hard Hit % 41.8 39.1 -2.7 43.2 4.1 37.5 -5.7 44.8 7.3 42.5 -2.3 33.8 -8.7
Sweet Spot % 35.9 32.1 -3.8 31.1 -1 30.1 -1 31.6 1.5 35.3 3.7 36.4 1.1
xBA 0.271 0.256 -0.015 0.285 0.029 0.253 -0.032 0.276 0.023 0.291 0.015 0.224 -0.067
BA 0.276 0.261 -0.015 0.283 0.022 0.265 -0.018 0.292 0.027 0.265 -0.027 0.236 -0.029
xwOBA 0.363 0.353 -0.01 0.381 0.028 0.345 -0.036 0.391 0.046 0.402 0.011 0.341 -0.061
wOBA 0.36 0.353 -0.007 0.376 0.023 0.34 -0.036 0.4 0.06 0.379 -0.021 0.359 -0.02
xSLG 0.462 0.461 -0.001 0.523 0.062 0.456 -0.067 0.564 0.108 0.563 -0.001 0.454 -0.109
SLG 0.459 0.457 -0.002 0.522 0.065 0.434 -0.088 0.591 0.157 0.54 -0.051 0.5 -0.04
K% 24.2 23.9 -0.3 17.7 -6.2 19.8 2.1 20.3 0.5 17.1 -3.2 23.6 6.5
BB% 11.1 11.8 0.7 10.2 -1.6 10.4 0.2 12.1 1.7 10.8 -1.3 12.2 1.4
Swing % 45.6 47.3 1.7 44.7 -2.6 44.3 -0.4 44 -0.3 47.7 3.7 42.9 -4.8
Whiff% 32.6 27.9 -4.7 23.3 -4.6 24.6 1.3 26.5 1.9 25.3 -1.2 30.1 4.8
In Zone % 50.9 47.7 -3.2 49.4 1.7 50 0.6 47.8 -2.2 47.9 0.1 45.3 -2.6
Out of Zone % 49.1 52.3 3.2 50.6 -1.7 50 -0.6 52.2 2.2 52.1 -0.1 54.7 2.6
Out of Zone Swing % 21 25.3 4.3 22.1 -3.2 21.7 -0.4 20.9 -0.8 23.6 2.7 22.9 -0.7
First Pitch Swing % 41.2 40.3 -0.9 30.3 -10 30 -0.3 34.4 4.4 36.9 2.5 33.3 -3.6
First Pitch Strike % 61.2 63.4 2.2 56.8 -6.6 57.5 0.7 61.3 3.8 59 -2.3 65.9 6.9
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Statcast Shift Statistics

SeasonBat SidePAShifts%wOBA - No ShiftwOBA - Shift
2016 R 718 22 3.1 .356 .360
2017 R 625 4 0.6 .377 .308
2018 R 615 27 4.4 .342 .311
2019 R 544 61 11.2 .404 .371
2020 R 219 94 42.9 .384 .355
2021 R 115 52 45.2 .298 .421

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