Gordon Beckham
2B | Bats/Throws: R/R | 6' 0" 188LBS | Age: 37
Draft: 2008 | Rd: 1, #8, Chicago White Sox | Georgia
PA AB R H HR SB AVG OBP SLG OPS
2017 18 17 2 3 0 1 .176 .222 .176 .398
2018 50 44 3 8 0 1 .182 .250 .205 .455
2019 240 223 29 48 6 3 .215 .271 .372 .643
11 Seasons 3,782 3,403 420 807 80 35 .237 .300 .367 .667
AVG HR SB OPS
2017 .176 0 1 .398
2018 .182 0 1 .455
2019 .215 6 3 .643
11 Seasons .237 80 35 .667
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Hits Spray Chart

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 28 940 173 2 1.2 0.8 84.7 105.6 11.4 28.9 .209 .278 .267 .253 .266 23.1 18.1 8.0
2016 29 1106 197 8 4.1 2.9 88.0 108.5 12.6 31.0 .228 .356 .281 .296 .315 32.0 18.6 9.3
2017 30 63 15 0 0.0 0.0 79.0 103.9 11.0 40.0 .207 .232 .185 .222 .221 14.3 11.1 5.6
2018 31 188 35 2 5.7 4.0 86.8 106.6 14.6 22.9 .188 .302 .212 .252 .283 20.0 22.0 8.0
2019 32 987 155 14 9.0 5.8 86.2 109.4 14.1 36.8 .216 .376 .274 .278 .355 36.8 28.3 5.4
Player 3284 575 26 4.5 3.2 86.2 109.4 12.7 31.7 .216 .334 .269 .274 .307 29.4 21.4 7.6
MLB 6.9 4.7 88.4 122.4 12.2 33.1 .245 .406 .316 .315 .369 36.3 22.2 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, Sweeper, Slurve, Other
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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 46.2 20.2 24.9 8.7 33.5 41.6 24.3 2.9 38.7 27.7 22.0 4.0 1.2 0.8
2016 45.7 21.3 24.9 8.1 34.0 40.1 25.9 4.1 35.0 26.4 21.8 6.6 4.1 2.9
2017 53.3 20.0 20.0 6.7 40.0 40.0 20.0 6.7 40.0 26.7 20.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2018 45.7 34.3 14.3 5.7 37.1 37.1 22.9 2.9 31.4 34.3 17.1 2.9 5.7 4.0
2019 41.3 27.7 26.5 4.5 47.7 31.6 20.6 4.5 32.3 25.2 24.5 4.5 9.0 5.8
Player 44.9 23.5 24.5 7.1 37.9 38.1 23.7 3.8 35.3 27.0 22.3 4.9 4.5 3.2
MLB 44.6 23.5 24.8 7.0 37.0 37.5 25.3 3.9 32.8 24.7 24.4 5.8 6.9 4.7
! 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 %
2019 4-Seam Fastball -1.5 -6 373 37.8 80 .178 .397 .279 30.8 33.8 23.7 .214 .426 .300 47.8
2019 Sinker -3.3 -6 174 17.6 48 .273 .341 .305 6.7 6.3 8.3 .289 .398 .327 36.6
2019 Slider -1.7 -3 160 16.2 37 .206 .353 .300 30.6 29.7 17.5 .232 .449 .314 47.8
2019 Changeup 0.8 1 86 8.7 25 .261 .304 .322 27.7 16.0 12.5 .177 .219 .213 5.3
2019 Curveball -0.5 0 80 8.1 17 .235 .471 .297 30.6 41.2 20.6 .157 .307 .193 10.0
2019 Cutter -6.0 -5 79 8.0 26 .160 .240 .192 53.8 50.0 46.4 .125 .203 .159 41.7
2019 Sweeper 0.5 0 26 2.6 5 .200 .400 .250 25.0 40.0 13.3 .253 .307 .248 33.3
2019 Split-Finger -3.8 0 5 0.5 1 .000 .000 .000 50.0 100.0 50.0 -- -- .000 --
2019 Slurve 52.4 2 3 0.3 1 1.000 4.000 2.000 0.0 0.0 0.0 .820 3.187 1.567 100.0
2018 4-Seam Fastball -4.0 -3 75 39.9 23 .158 .158 .195 39.1 30.4 26.9 .157 .196 .207 21.4
2018 Sinker -1.0 0 48 25.5 12 .250 .333 .254 13.6 0.0 0.0 .281 .484 .329 16.7
2018 Slider 2.5 1 26 13.8 6 .500 .500 .533 20.0 16.7 8.3 .129 .160 .319 33.3
2018 Changeup -5.5 -1 19 10.1 3 .000 .000 .000 60.0 66.7 50.0 .000 .000 .000 0.0
2018 Curveball -8.0 -1 12 6.4 4 .000 .000 .000 0.0 25.0 25.0 .213 .633 .353 33.3
2018 Slurve -9.3 0 3 1.6 1 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 -- .520 .568 .487 0.0
2018 Cutter 3.6 0 3 1.6 -- -- -- 100.0 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
2018 Split-Finger -24.9 0 2 1.1 1 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 .024 .024 .036 0.0
2017 4-Seam Fastball -0.8 0 26 41.3 6 .400 .400 .417 26.7 0.0 0.0 .376 .405 .405 20.0
2017 Cutter -12.1 -1 11 17.5 3 .000 .000 .000 20.0 33.3 50.0 .040 .045 .038 0.0
2017 Curveball -7.5 -1 10 15.9 5 .200 .200 .180 33.3 20.0 20.0 .116 .131 .109 25.0
2017 Slider -2.0 0 9 14.3 1 .000 .000 .000 66.7 0.0 0.0 .073 .122 .080 0.0
2017 Sinker -2.4 0 4 6.3 -- -- -- 0.0 -- -- -- -- -- --
2017 Split-Finger -36.5 -1 2 3.2 2 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 .330 .390 .309 0.0
! Note: Years are in reverse order.
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Swing/Take

Runs
Year Team PA Pitches Heart Shadow Chase Waste All
2009 428 1,520 5 -7 8 7 13
2010 488 1,797 -10 -11 10 6 -5
2011 556 2,137 -18 -20 15 9 -14
2012 583 2,210 -10 -17 11 7 -8
2013 405 1,542 -14 -11 9 4 -12
2014 483 1,829 -10 -24 11 7 -17
2015 236 935 -8 -8 3 3 -9
2016 278 1,104 -7 -10 6 5 -6
2018 50 188 -4 -4 2 1 -5
2019 240 986 -12 -13 5 2 -17
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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 940 53.9 65.2 85.2 27.7 71.7 45.6 24.9 47.9 18.0 8.0 76.0
2016 1,106 50.3 62.4 85.9 23.3 60.9 44.1 25.1 42.9 20.8 8.5 78.7
2017 63 45.2 71.4 80.0 38.2 61.5 59.7 33.3 54.0 26.5 3.2 50.0
2018 188 50.5 81.1 70.1 22.6 61.9 45.7 28.0 52.1 30.6 4.8 100.0
2019 987 49.3 68.5 76.3 33.0 60.6 43.1 27.9 50.5 27.7 8.1 75.0
Player 3,284 50.9 66.2 81.6 27.8 63.8 44.6 26.2 47.4 23.0 7.9 77.3
MLB 48.6 66.9 82.0 28.4 58.0 42.6 29.7 47.1 24.8 7.3 76.1
! Note: All figures in this table cover the period 2015-present.

Percentile Rankings

Year xwOBA xBA xSLG xISO xOBP Brl Brl% EV Max EV Hard
Hit%
K% BB% Whiff% Chase
Rate
Speed OAA Arm
Strength
2015 45 44
2016 64 36 45
2017 37 19
2018 49 35
2019 66 42 7
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Expected Home Runs

Year Team Avg HR Trot Actual HR xHR HR-xHR Doubters Mostly Gone No Doubters No Doubter %
2016 21.4 5 6.4 -1 6 7 2 40.0
2018 -- 0 0.6 -1 0 1 0 --
2019 21.2 6 9.2 -3 7 8 4 66.7
Player 21.3 11 16.2 -5 13 16 6 54.5

Expected Home Runs by Park

Year HR
2016 5 9 3 4 6 4 7 6 4 4 6 9 8 6 6 7 4 4 8 6 8 5 10 11 6 5 6 9 9 7 5
2018 0 1 0 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 1 1 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 1 0 1 1 1 1 0
2019 6 12 7 9 10 10 9 9 6 6 8 13 11 7 9 9 7 5 9 11 10 9 13 12 8 7 8 13 13 9 6
Player 11 22 10 14 17 15 17 15 10 10 14 23 20 14 15 17 12 9 17 18 19 14 24 23 15 12 15 23 23 17 11
! Note: This tells how many of this player's home runs would have been out of other stadiums. This accounts for different wall heights, distances and 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 +/-  
Exit Velocity 84.7 88.0 3.3 79.0 -9.0 86.8 7.8 86.2 -0.6
Launch Angle 11.4 12.6 1.2 11.0 -1.6 14.6 3.6 14.1 -0.5
Barrel % 1.2 4.1 2.9 0.0 -4.1 5.7 5.7 9.0 3.3
Hard Hit % 23.1 32.0 8.9 14.3 -17.7 20.0 5.7 36.8 16.8
Sweet Spot % 28.9 31.0 2.1 40.0 9.0 22.9 -17.1 36.8 13.9
xBA .209 .228 0.019 .207 -0.021 .188 -0.019 .216 0.028
BA .209 .212 0.003 .176 -0.036 .182 0.006 .215 0.033
xwOBA .253 .296 0.043 .222 -0.074 .252 0.030 .278 0.026
wOBA .267 .281 0.014 .185 -0.096 .212 0.027 .274 0.062
xSLG .278 .356 0.078 .232 -0.124 .302 0.070 .376 0.074
SLG .332 .347 0.015 .176 -0.171 .205 0.029 .372 0.167
K% 18.1 18.6 0.5 11.1 -7.5 22.0 10.9 28.3 6.3
BB% 8.0 9.3 1.3 5.6 -3.7 8.0 2.4 5.4 -2.6
Swing % 47.9 42.9 -5.0 54.0 11.1 52.1 -1.9 50.5 -1.6
Whiff% 18.0 20.8 2.8 26.5 5.7 30.6 4.1 27.7 -2.9
In Zone % 53.9 50.3 -3.6 45.2 -5.1 50.5 5.3 49.3 -1.2
Out of Zone % 46.1 49.7 3.6 54.8 5.1 49.5 -5.3 50.7 1.2
Out of Zone Swing % 27.7 23.3 -4.4 38.2 14.9 22.6 -15.6 33.0 10.4
First Pitch Swing % 24.9 25.1 0.2 33.3 8.2 28.0 -5.3 27.9 -0.1
First Pitch Strike % 62.4 59.9 -2.5 66.7 6.8 60.0 -6.7 59.6 -0.4
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Statcast Fielder Positioning

wOBA
SeasonAlignment TypeBat SidePAShifts/Shades%No Shift/ShadeShift/Shade
2016 Shifts R 268 0 0.0 .279
2017 Shifts R 18 0 0.0 .185
2018 Shifts R 50 0 0.0 .212
2019 Shifts R 240 6 2.5 .281 .000
! Note: Shifts are through the 2022 season, Shaded starting from the 2023 season, Shift: three or more infielders are on the same side of second base, Shade: positioned outside of their typical responsible slices of the field.
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Pitch Tempo

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