George Springer
OF | B/T: R/R | 6' 3" 220LBS | Age: 32

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

Stats

PA AB R H HR RBI SB AVG OBP SLG OPS
2022 140 123 21 33 7 18 2 .268 .331 .496 .827
9 Seasons 4049 3509 647 944 203 526 54 .269 .359 .497 .856
AVG HR RBI SB OPS
2022 .268 7 18 2 .827
9 Seasons .269 203 526 54 .856

Statcast Batting Statistics

Season Age Pitches Batted Balls Barrels Barrel % Barrel/PA Exit Velocity Max EV Launch Angle Sweet Spot % XBA XSLG WOBA XWOBA XWOBACON HardHit% K% BB%
2015 25 1790 284 27 9.5 6 89.9 114.2 9.1 35.9 .273 .464 .360 .364 .439 41.5 24.2 11.1
2016 26 2932 467 49 10.5 6.6 89.4 115.9 8.8 32.1 .260 .467 .353 .358 .425 38.5 23.9 11.8
2017 27 2550 441 41 9.3 6.5 89.2 114.6 9.3 31.1 .287 .527 .376 .383 .428 43.2 17.7 10.2
2018 28 2501 425 38 8.9 6.2 88.7 114.7 9.5 30.1 .253 .457 .340 .346 .389 37.5 19.8 10.4
2019 29 2299 370 52 14.1 9.4 89.8 114.3 10.5 31.6 .283 .578 .400 .400 .468 44.8 20.3 12.1
2020 30 821 153 19 12.4 8.6 88.7 115.0 18.3 35.3 .294 .569 .379 .405 .450 42.5 17.1 10.8
2021 31 1328 221 34 15.4 9.9 89.4 116.4 19.0 37.1 .248 .507 .381 .361 .430 41.6 23.1 10.8
2022 32 506 93 9 9.7 6.7 90.5 112.1 16.9 41.9 .266 .485 .361 .348 .411 40.9 21.5 6.7
Player 14727 2454 269 11 7.3 89.4 116.4 11.1 33.0 .269 .502 .367 .370 .429 41.1 21.1 10.9
MLB 6.7 4.6 88.3 169.8 12.0 32.9 .246 .408 .317 .316 .369 35.6 22.0 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, 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%
2022 Fastballs 311 61.5 83 71 22 11 5 0 6 11 62 0.310 0.320 0.634 0.622 0.431 0.425 92.1 19 25.0 13.3
2022 Breaking 134 26.5 35 33 8 5 2 0 1 11 23 0.242 0.214 0.394 0.311 0.283 0.235 88.6 14 39.4 25.0
2022 Offspeed 61 12.1 17 15 2 2 0 0 0 7 8 0.133 0.127 0.133 0.221 0.187 0.209 84.0 6 50.0 35.0
2021 Fastballs 756 57.0 203 170 50 23 11 1 15 32 139 0.294 0.299 0.635 0.630 0.431 0.436 91.2 20 20.6 17.6
2021 Breaking 418 31.5 95 89 22 10 6 0 6 31 58 0.247 0.201 0.517 0.387 0.342 0.275 87.9 17 34.7 24.2
2021 Offspeed 153 11.5 43 40 7 4 2 0 1 16 24 0.175 0.135 0.300 0.251 0.235 0.200 82.7 15 39.5 31.4
! 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 % Barrel/PA
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 6.0
2016 49.5 21.6 24.4 4.5 36.4 39.8 23.6 3.9 35.1 20.1 22.5 6.0 10.5 6.6
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 6.5
2018 50.1 25.4 18.6 5.9 33.9 41.6 23.8 1.6 41.2 21.6 19.8 6.6 8.9 6.2
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 9.4
2020 35.9 26.1 25.5 12.4 43.8 37.9 18.3 3.9 24.2 29.4 22.9 5.9 12.4 8.6
2021 32.6 30.3 25.8 11.3 46.6 33.5 19.9 5.0 24.0 29.9 18.6 7.2 15.4 9.9
2022 33.3 28.0 29.0 9.7 44.1 28.0 28.0 3.2 24.7 31.2 22.6 8.6 9.7 6.7
Player 45.2 23.6 24.6 6.6 36.8 38.8 24.2 4.0 33.2 21.9 21.9 6.6 11.0 7.3
MLB 45.0 22.8 25.1 7.1 36.6 37.8 25.4 3.8 33.2 24.4 24.4 5.7 6.7 4.6
! 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 %
2022 4-Seamer 0.7 1 168 33.2 42 .286 .514 .367 31.8 19.0 15.4 .313 .677 .442 41.4
2022 Slider -0.1 0 109 21.5 28 .231 .423 .282 40.7 32.1 23.7 .198 .290 .222 38.9
2022 Sinker 1.1 1 96 19.0 23 .368 .474 .465 20.8 13.0 17.6 .327 .417 .385 50.0
2022 Changeup -3.2 -2 49 9.7 13 .091 .091 .177 45.0 38.5 31.3 .104 .189 .210 33.3
2022 Cutter 5.9 3 47 9.3 18 .294 1.059 .553 11.1 0.0 0.0 .326 .736 .452 41.2
2022 Curveball 2.2 1 25 4.9 7 .286 .286 .257 33.3 28.6 33.3 .274 .388 .279 20.0
2022 Splitter -3.8 0 12 2.4 4 .250 .250 .225 66.7 50.0 50.0 .193 .309 .209 50.0
2021 4-Seamer 3.9 18 453 34.1 121 .299 .753 .481 20.9 14.0 13.9 .325 .807 .514 53.1
2021 Slider 0.3 1 301 22.7 74 .254 .493 .330 35.1 35.1 26.8 .202 .379 .262 33.3
2021 Sinker 1.4 3 194 14.6 53 .333 .604 .443 16.1 11.3 18.8 .282 .423 .339 40.5
2021 Changeup -1.5 -2 138 10.4 39 .167 .306 .262 36.8 35.9 30.4 .130 .252 .202 22.7
2021 Curveball 2.5 3 118 8.9 21 .222 .611 .393 33.3 23.8 16.1 .197 .417 .318 38.5
2021 Cutter -0.2 0 109 8.2 29 .200 .240 .264 27.5 31.0 32.1 .229 .342 .306 31.3
2021 Splitter 0.8 0 15 1.1 4 .250 .250 .225 62.5 50.0 40.0 .186 .233 .178 100.0
2020 4-Seamer 1.9 5 286 34.8 75 .295 .738 .481 21.4 12.0 12.3 .332 .743 .484 52.8
2020 Slider 1.7 3 165 20.1 33 .233 .500 .342 31.9 27.3 15.0 .257 .533 .364 47.6
2020 Sinker -0.5 -1 125 15.2 35 .290 .290 .311 14.8 14.3 23.8 .309 .418 .362 34.6
2020 Changeup 1.3 1 91 11.1 31 .214 .536 .347 41.5 29.0 36.0 .248 .500 .348 52.6
2020 Cutter 3.4 3 79 9.6 23 .222 .389 .365 32.5 8.7 10.0 .255 .437 .355 35.3
2020 Curveball 4.4 3 64 7.8 22 .278 .556 .500 16.7 13.6 15.0 .343 .608 .464 13.3
2020 Splitter -0.4 0 10 1.2 3 .333 .333 .300 40.0 33.3 25.0 .173 .193 .159 0.0
2019 4-Seamer 3.3 25 754 32.8 166 .371 .857 .538 22.0 21.1 16.7 .320 .735 .473 55.1
2019 Sinker 0.4 2 446 19.4 103 .308 .571 .419 18.0 12.6 11.8 .305 .608 .415 44.9
2019 Slider 4.3 17 400 17.4 112 .351 .638 .465 35.8 19.6 18.0 .304 .569 .416 41.7
2019 Changeup -2.0 -5 265 11.5 71 .161 .306 .265 29.8 15.5 13.9 .225 .437 .317 30.8
2019 Curveball 1.1 2 185 8.0 39 .235 .471 .372 24.6 25.6 13.7 .278 .532 .380 54.2
2019 Cutter -1.8 -3 161 7.0 42 .150 .250 .218 47.9 45.2 39.6 .184 .321 .234 33.3
2019 Splitter -4.2 -1 23 1.0 6 .000 .000 .117 22.2 33.3 15.4 .057 .073 .165 0.0
2019 N/A 4.4 0 5 0.2 1 -- -- .700 -- 0.0 -- -- -- .700 --
2018 4-Seamer 0.9 8 815 32.6 200 .285 .533 .414 20.5 18.5 18.8 .277 .582 .420 46.5
2018 Sinker -2.1 -11 534 21.4 124 .198 .225 .251 21.1 21.8 23.9 .224 .354 .299 38.6
2018 Slider 0.5 2 476 19.0 118 .215 .374 .300 33.9 26.3 20.0 .217 .347 .284 26.3
2018 Changeup 3.4 8 220 8.8 61 .327 .527 .391 22.0 9.8 9.7 .283 .497 .350 29.4
2018 Curveball 5.0 11 212 8.5 58 .400 .673 .472 23.1 10.3 9.4 .324 .576 .398 42.9
2018 Cutter 1.3 3 199 8.0 40 .306 .444 .363 26.4 15.0 9.8 .247 .426 .331 30.0
2018 Splitter -8.5 -3 34 1.4 13 .077 .077 .069 36.8 53.8 41.2 .111 .136 .109 33.3
2018 Knuckleball 11.6 0 4 0.2 1 -- -- .700 -- 0.0 -- -- -- .700 --
2017 4-Seamer 1.5 12 793 31.1 199 .301 .596 .433 21.4 17.1 14.6 .287 .603 .420 48.9
2017 Sinker 1.5 9 566 22.2 156 .321 .555 .432 14.6 9.0 10.9 .341 .585 .429 46.8
2017 Slider -0.1 -1 547 21.5 130 .200 .313 .290 35.2 30.8 23.8 .219 .335 .290 29.3
2017 Changeup 2.5 5 215 8.4 49 .333 .556 .424 31.7 16.3 12.5 .337 .567 .407 51.4
2017 Curveball 0.9 2 209 8.2 53 .180 .420 .275 15.8 17.0 12.9 .231 .419 .305 35.7
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 Splitter -1.0 -1 51 2.0 8 .167 .333 .244 20.0 37.5 16.7 .184 .231 .229 25.0
! Note: Years are in reverse order.
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Swing/Take

Runs
Year Team PA Pitches Heart Shadow Chase Waste All
2014 340 1,370 3 -5 10 7 15
2015 477 1,902 -4 -4 16 8 15
2016 742 2,922 7 -19 23 13 25
2017 704 2,859 11 -16 22 20 37
2018 654 2,633 1 -13 23 13 24
2019 625 2,582 15 -21 31 13 38
2020 282 1,061 9 -9 11 6 17
2021 341 1,328 12 -6 9 7 22
2022 135 506 5 -5 2 2 3
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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 1,790 50.9 69.3 70.8 21.0 54.1 43.2 41.2 45.6 32.6 7.8 88.6
2016 2,932 47.6 71.5 76.7 25.4 59.8 43.4 40.3 47.3 27.9 6.4 87.2
2017 2,550 49.4 68.0 82.9 22.1 57.6 41.6 30.3 44.7 23.3 7.2 86.7
2018 2,501 50.0 67.0 80.7 21.7 58.7 42.6 30.0 44.3 24.6 7.1 88.8
2019 2,299 47.8 69.0 79.9 20.9 52.9 42.5 34.4 44.0 26.5 7.2 87.7
2020 821 47.8 74.0 80.3 23.6 57.4 40.5 36.9 47.7 25.3 7.7 88.9
2021 1,328 47.6 69.8 81.0 24.0 52.1 41.3 35.7 45.8 27.0 7.8 86.4
2022 506 50.6 76.2 76.9 24.8 41.9 39.1 34.8 50.8 31.5 7.7 79.5
Player 14,727 48.8 69.6 78.8 22.8 56.1 42.3 35.3 45.6 26.8 7.2 87.4
MLB 48.5 66.8 82.0 28.3 58.4 42.6 29.3 47.0 24.6 7.2 76.0
! Note: All figures in this table cover the period 2015-present.

Percentile Rankings

Year xwOBA xBA xSLG xISO xOBP Brl Brl% EV HardHit% K% BB% Whiff% Speed OAA
2015 88 76 80 78 93 68 85 73 80 17 88 4 92
2016 84 55 73 75 87 93 84 56 59 24 89 22 84
2017 93 89 91 85 91 87 73 77 87 67 67 49 75 18
2018 74 53 73 74 65 81 65 46 49 57 71 46 67 42
2019 96 86 96 96 93 92 93 63 82 60 86 36 83 93
2020 96 92 95 93 92 89 81 48 68 78 71 53 82 67
2021 81 41 84 89 62 60 90 51 53 38 73 33 82
2022 63 61 69 70 54 72 64 72 52 51 35 17 74 34
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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 40.3 3.0 8 24 22 51.2
2020 21.7 18 18.1 0.0 6 7 12 66.7
2021 22.2 22 19.9 2.0 5 11 12 54.5
2022 21.7 7 5.7 1.0 3 6 1 14.3

Expected Home Runs by Park

Year HR
2019 43 42 42 38 46 36 41 46 38 39 49 45 31 33 38 46 32 42 40 42 28 41 37 42 42 46 41 38 40 40 49
2020 18 19 20 18 19 16 0 20 16 19 18 17 15 16 16 19 14 21 18 19 12 18 17 20 19 19 20 17 19 18 22
2021 22 19 21 19 22 18 21 22 19 21 17 20 18 19 20 21 17 21 20 22 14 20 20 21 20 23 21 19 22 18 21
2022 7 5 7 6 7 5 6 2 6 8 9 4 4 5 6 7 4 7 5 6 4 5 4 8 4 8 5 4 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 +/-   2022 +/-  
Exit Velocity 89.9 89.4 -0.5 89.2 -0.2 88.7 -0.5 89.8 1.1 88.7 -1.1 89.4 0.7 90.5 1.1
Launch Angle 9.1 8.8 -0.3 9.3 0.5 9.5 0.2 10.5 1 18.3 7.8 19 0.7 16.9 -2.1
Barrel % 9.5 10.5 1 9.3 -1.2 8.9 -0.4 14.1 5.2 12.4 -1.7 15.4 3 9.7 -5.7
Hard Hit % 41.5 38.5 -3 43.2 4.7 37.5 -5.7 44.8 7.3 42.5 -2.3 41.6 -0.9 40.9 -0.7
Sweet Spot % 35.9 32.1 -3.8 31.1 -1 30.1 -1 31.6 1.5 35.3 3.7 37.1 1.8 41.9 4.8
xBA 0.273 0.26 -0.013 0.287 0.027 0.253 -0.034 0.283 0.03 0.294 0.011 0.248 -0.046 0.266 0.018
BA 0.276 0.261 -0.015 0.283 0.022 0.265 -0.018 0.292 0.027 0.265 -0.027 0.264 -0.001 0.269 0.005
xwOBA 0.364 0.358 -0.006 0.383 0.025 0.346 -0.037 0.4 0.054 0.405 0.005 0.361 -0.044 0.348 -0.013
wOBA 0.36 0.353 -0.007 0.376 0.023 0.34 -0.036 0.4 0.06 0.379 -0.021 0.381 0.002 0.361 -0.02
xSLG 0.464 0.467 0.003 0.527 0.06 0.457 -0.07 0.578 0.121 0.569 -0.009 0.507 -0.062 0.485 -0.022
SLG 0.459 0.457 -0.002 0.522 0.065 0.434 -0.088 0.591 0.157 0.54 -0.051 0.555 0.015 0.504 -0.051
K% 24.2 23.9 -0.3 17.7 -6.2 19.8 2.1 20.3 0.5 17.1 -3.2 23.1 6 21.5 -1.6
BB% 11.1 11.8 0.7 10.2 -1.6 10.4 0.2 12.1 1.7 10.8 -1.3 10.8 0 6.7 -4.1
Swing % 45.6 47.3 1.7 44.7 -2.6 44.3 -0.4 44 -0.3 47.7 3.7 45.8 -1.9 50.8 5
Whiff% 32.6 27.9 -4.7 23.3 -4.6 24.6 1.3 26.5 1.9 25.3 -1.2 27 1.7 31.5 4.5
In Zone % 50.9 47.6 -3.3 49.4 1.8 50 0.6 47.8 -2.2 47.8 0 47.6 -0.2 50.6 3
Out of Zone % 49.1 52.4 3.3 50.6 -1.8 50 -0.6 52.2 2.2 52.2 0 52.4 0.2 49.4 -3
Out of Zone Swing % 21 25.4 4.4 22.1 -3.3 21.7 -0.4 20.9 -0.8 23.6 2.7 24 0.4 24.8 0.8
First Pitch Swing % 41.2 40.3 -0.9 30.3 -10 30 -0.3 34.4 4.4 36.9 2.5 35.7 -1.2 34.8 -0.9
First Pitch Strike % 61.2 63.4 2.2 56.8 -6.6 57.4 0.6 61.3 3.9 59 -2.3 60.8 1.8 63 2.2
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Statcast Shift Statistics

SeasonBat SidePAShifts%wOBA - No ShiftwOBA - Shift
2016 R 718 22 3.1 .356 .360
2017 R 626 4 0.6 .377 .308
2018 R 616 27 4.4 .342 .311
2019 R 544 61 11.2 .404 .371
2020 R 220 94 42.7 .397 .355
2021 R 333 119 35.7 .383 .375
2022 R 135 87 64.4 .259 .417

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