Greg Bird
1B | Bats/Throws: L/R | 6' 3" 220LBS | Age: 31
Draft: 2011 | Rd: 5, #179, New York Yankees | Grandview (CO) HS
PA AB R H HR SB AVG OBP SLG OPS
2017 170 147 20 28 9 0 .190 .288 .422 .710
2018 311 272 23 54 11 0 .199 .286 .386 .672
2019 41 35 6 6 1 0 .171 .293 .257 .550
4 Seasons 700 611 75 129 32 0 .211 .301 .424 .725
AVG HR SB OPS
2017 .190 9 0 .710
2018 .199 11 0 .672
2019 .171 1 0 .550
4 Seasons .211 32 0 .725
MLB Percentile Rankings
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 22 746 105 16 15.2 9.0 93.0 110.8 21.3 45.7 .255 .553 .372 .379 .511 53.3 29.8 10.7
2017 24 725 107 9 8.4 5.3 90.1 109.6 20.7 30.8 .204 .450 .303 .324 .379 41.0 24.7 11.2
2018 25 1293 198 21 10.6 6.8 87.9 107.9 19.6 33.8 .198 .398 .291 .298 .348 33.3 25.1 9.6
2019 26 206 19 1 5.3 2.4 85.3 108.0 7.8 31.6 .192 .333 .254 .288 .403 36.8 39.0 14.6
Player 2970 429 47 11.0 6.7 89.6 110.8 19.7 35.9 .214 .447 .313 .324 .398 40.3 27.0 10.6
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 28.6 28.6 32.4 10.5 38.1 34.3 26.7 0.0 21.0 29.5 20.0 14.3 15.2 9.0
2017 32.7 36.4 20.6 10.3 43.9 29.0 26.2 2.8 22.4 36.4 12.1 15.0 8.4 5.3
2018 36.4 36.4 18.7 8.6 43.9 34.8 21.2 2.5 27.8 33.3 17.2 8.1 10.6 6.8
2019 47.4 21.1 31.6 0.0 36.8 31.6 31.6 15.8 15.8 21.1 36.8 5.3 5.3 2.4
Player 34.0 33.8 23.1 9.1 42.2 33.1 24.2 2.6 24.2 32.6 17.5 11.2 11.0 6.7
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 -1.8 -2 94 45.6 13 .200 .200 .300 37.8 46.2 20.0 .157 .186 .275 0.0
2019 Changeup -5.3 -1 26 12.6 7 .000 .000 .000 31.3 71.4 41.7 .096 .105 .086 0.0
2019 Curveball -1.1 0 23 11.2 2 .000 .000 .000 30.0 100.0 20.0 -- -- .000 --
2019 Slider 5.8 1 20 9.7 7 .333 .833 .514 18.2 14.3 9.1 .277 .818 .476 40.0
2019 Sinker -4.3 -1 19 9.2 4 .250 .250 .225 14.3 25.0 16.7 .285 .394 .284 66.7
2019 Sweeper 3.8 0 9 4.4 2 .000 .000 .350 0.0 0.0 0.0 .178 .196 .436 0.0
2019 Cutter 5.7 0 8 3.9 4 .250 .250 .450 0.0 25.0 25.0 .278 .435 .301 66.7
2019 Split-Finger 0.4 0 7 3.4 2 .000 .000 .350 66.7 0.0 0.0 .380 .662 .563 100.0
2018 4-Seam Fastball -1.6 -7 465 36.0 103 .189 .356 .284 23.4 31.1 22.4 .180 .379 .295 32.8
2018 Sinker -1.4 -4 287 22.2 78 .177 .355 .286 15.2 10.3 12.7 .246 .528 .372 34.5
2018 Changeup 0.1 0 162 12.5 38 .286 .457 .347 35.6 21.1 16.3 .229 .382 .295 22.2
2018 Slider 0.4 1 144 11.1 31 .222 .444 .334 26.8 32.3 16.7 .178 .261 .256 17.6
2018 Curveball -0.3 0 140 10.8 32 .194 .452 .281 37.3 43.8 27.5 .167 .394 .250 41.2
2018 Cutter -2.1 -1 66 5.1 20 .105 .316 .198 30.6 25.0 20.8 .159 .330 .229 57.1
2018 Split-Finger -2.6 -1 24 1.9 7 .143 .286 .179 30.0 14.3 10.0 .193 .335 .223 50.0
2018 Slurve 4.4 0 2 0.2 -- -- -- 0.0 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
2018 Knuckleball 6.1 0 2 0.2 1 1.000 1.000 .900 0.0 0.0 -- .062 .062 .056 0.0
2017 4-Seam Fastball -1.6 -4 233 32.1 57 .125 .292 .272 33.3 29.8 25.4 .140 .339 .277 29.0
2017 Sinker 0.5 1 164 22.6 48 .184 .421 .353 17.7 12.5 15.0 .276 .579 .408 50.0
2017 Slider 0.9 1 92 12.7 20 .167 .167 .250 40.6 40.0 25.8 .133 .258 .216 30.0
2017 Changeup 5.2 5 91 12.6 19 .294 .882 .503 35.1 21.1 16.7 .273 .659 .418 61.5
2017 Curveball 1.7 1 77 10.6 13 .308 .538 .431 44.4 38.5 19.2 .229 .371 .254 37.5
2017 Cutter 4.5 1 28 3.9 5 .200 .800 .400 30.0 40.0 25.0 .216 .810 .409 66.7
2017 Split-Finger -1.5 0 27 3.7 5 .000 .000 .000 16.7 0.0 0.0 .164 .241 .175 0.0
2017 Slurve 5.1 0 8 1.1 1 1.000 1.000 .900 33.3 0.0 0.0 .407 .832 .490 100.0
! Note: Years are in reverse order.
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Swing/Take

Runs
Year Team PA Pitches Heart Shadow Chase Waste All
2015 181 757 4 -2 8 3 13
2017 221 954 -1 -5 11 5 9
2018 310 1,292 -15 -17 12 6 -13
2019 41 206 -2 -3 1 2 -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 746 47.2 66.5 82.1 26.9 50.9 42.5 24.7 45.6 27.4 5.6 83.3
2017 725 49.2 69.5 73.6 16.9 53.2 42.5 29.4 42.9 30.5 7.2 82.7
2018 1,293 48.8 66.9 81.8 25.3 55.1 41.2 22.9 45.6 25.6 8.5 76.4
2019 206 45.1 60.2 78.6 31.0 54.3 41.7 19.5 44.2 29.7 7.3 86.7
Player 2,970 48.2 67.0 79.5 24.1 53.5 41.9 24.7 44.8 27.5 7.4 79.9
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 82 19
2017 72 19
2018 58 19
2019 57 12
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Expected Home Runs

Year Team Avg HR Trot Actual HR xHR HR-xHR Doubters Mostly Gone No Doubters No Doubter %
2017 22.3 12 10.8 1 7 7 6 50.0
2018 22.9 11 10.7 0 7 10 5 45.5
2019 22.0 1 0.8 0 0 1 0 0.0
Player 22.5 24 22.3 2 14 18 11 45.8

Expected Home Runs by Park

Year HR
2017 12 11 12 14 13 10 11 10 10 9 11 15 9 10 9 11 9 9 10 11 11 11 13 11 11 9 10 13 11 12 8
2018 11 15 12 12 10 7 10 7 8 6 7 13 16 8 9 13 10 7 11 11 12 13 19 14 9 7 8 12 17 10 8
2019 1 1 0 1 1 1 1 1 0 1 1 0 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 0 1 1 1 0
Player 24 27 24 27 24 18 22 18 18 16 19 28 26 19 19 25 20 17 22 23 24 25 33 26 21 17 18 26 29 23 16
! 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 2017 2018 +/-   2019 +/-  
Exit Velocity 90.1 87.9 -2.2 85.3 -2.6
Launch Angle 20.7 19.6 -1.1 7.8 -11.8
Barrel % 8.4 10.6 2.2 5.3 -5.3
Hard Hit % 41.0 33.3 -7.7 36.8 3.5
Sweet Spot % 30.8 33.8 3.0 31.6 -2.2
xBA .204 .198 -0.006 .192 -0.006
BA .190 .199 0.009 .171 -0.028
xwOBA .324 .298 -0.026 .288 -0.010
wOBA .303 .291 -0.012 .254 -0.037
xSLG .450 .398 -0.052 .333 -0.065
SLG .422 .386 -0.036 .257 -0.129
K% 24.7 25.1 0.4 39.0 13.9
BB% 11.2 9.6 -1.6 14.6 5.0
Swing % 42.9 45.6 2.7 44.2 -1.4
Whiff% 30.5 25.6 -4.9 29.7 4.1
In Zone % 49.2 48.8 -0.4 45.1 -3.7
Out of Zone % 50.8 51.2 0.4 54.9 3.7
Out of Zone Swing % 16.9 25.3 8.4 31.0 5.7
First Pitch Swing % 29.4 22.9 -6.5 19.5 -3.4
First Pitch Strike % 63.5 60.3 -3.2 63.4 3.1
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Statcast Fielder Positioning

wOBA
SeasonAlignment TypeBat SidePAShifts/Shades%No Shift/ShadeShift/Shade
2017 Shifts L 169 116 68.6 .371 .265
2018 Shifts L 310 265 85.5 .269 .295
2019 Shifts L 41 40 97.6 .000 .261
! 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

Bases EmptyRunners On Base
SeasonTeamPitchesTempoFast %Slow %PitchesTempoFast %Slow %
2015 186 15.7 44.1% 2.2% 164 22.5 10.4% 14.6%
2017 196 16.6 31.1% 1.0% 152 21.8 2.0% 8.6%
2018 393 16.1 41.7% 1.5% 224 22.0 4.0% 6.3%
2019 57 17.0 24.6% 3.5% 37 21.3 0.0% 0.0%
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