Gunnar Henderson
3B | Bats/Throws: L/R | 6' 3" 220LBS | Age: 22
Draft: 2019 | Rd: 2, #42, Baltimore Orioles | John T. Morgan Academy
PA AB R H HR SB AVG OBP SLG OPS
2022 132 116 12 30 4 1 .259 .348 .440 .788
2023 622 560 100 143 28 10 .255 .325 .489 .814
2 Seasons 754 676 112 173 32 11 .256 .329 .481 .810
AVG HR SB OPS
2022 .259 4 1 .788
2023 .255 28 10 .814
2 Seasons .256 32 11 .810
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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%
2022 21 539 82 8 9.8 6.1 92.4 111.1 2.0 25.6 .250 .432 .343 .338 .415 53.7 25.8 12.1
2023 22 2405 404 46 11.4 7.4 92.0 113.8 11.4 32.9 .261 .472 .346 .346 .431 52.0 25.6 9.0
Player 2944 486 54 11.1 7.2 92.1 113.8 9.8 31.7 .259 .465 .345 .344 .429 52.3 25.6 9.5
MLB 6.9 4.7 88.4 122.4 12.2 33.1 .245 .406 .316 .315 .369 36.3 22.1 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
2022 57.3 15.9 23.2 3.7 40.2 29.3 30.5 3.7 45.1 12.2 23.2 6.1 9.8 6.1
2023 45.8 26.5 23.3 4.5 36.6 38.1 25.2 3.5 32.9 20.8 23.3 7.9 11.4 7.4
Player 47.7 24.7 23.3 4.3 37.2 36.6 26.1 3.5 35.0 19.3 23.3 7.6 11.1 7.2
MLB 44.6 23.5 24.9 7.0 37.0 37.6 25.3 3.9 32.9 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 %
2023 4-Seam Fastball -0.2 -2 781 32.5 192 .250 .463 .364 27.2 26.0 21.8 .286 .507 .388 62.3
2023 Slider 0.7 3 440 18.3 105 .213 .468 .315 29.5 29.5 20.1 .242 .473 .333 46.2
2023 Sinker -1.5 -5 322 13.4 98 .233 .349 .311 15.6 15.3 20.5 .280 .427 .350 54.2
2023 Changeup 1.4 3 231 9.6 60 .271 .559 .355 24.6 25.0 18.8 .269 .518 .337 38.6
2023 Curveball 4.1 8 205 8.5 46 .356 .622 .442 30.3 32.6 22.1 .242 .427 .292 46.7
2023 Cutter 4.4 9 200 8.3 52 .412 .882 .543 27.4 19.2 25.0 .293 .570 .368 56.1
2023 Sweeper -2.1 -2 117 4.9 31 .111 .185 .200 34.8 35.5 34.4 .130 .230 .224 37.5
2023 Split-Finger -1.1 -1 89 3.7 27 .185 .333 .220 33.3 37.0 26.3 .199 .327 .223 47.1
2023 Slurve -2.0 0 17 0.7 8 .167 .667 .425 12.5 25.0 28.6 .183 .685 .437 25.0
2022 4-Seam Fastball 2.9 6 194 36.0 39 .371 .686 .497 22.4 23.1 16.7 .319 .690 .456 61.5
2022 Slider 0.5 0 81 15.0 23 .059 .235 .270 33.3 43.5 47.6 .118 .277 .304 28.6
2022 Curveball -0.3 0 68 12.6 11 .364 .545 .391 29.6 18.2 8.7 .317 .455 .333 66.7
2022 Changeup 1.0 1 64 11.9 21 .211 .263 .255 39.3 33.3 31.8 .238 .371 .305 58.3
2022 Sinker -2.5 -1 59 10.9 17 .200 .467 .324 17.6 17.6 16.7 .219 .235 .262 58.3
2022 Cutter -2.0 -1 35 6.5 9 .333 .333 .300 27.8 11.1 11.1 .325 .381 .313 37.5
2022 Sweeper 3.1 0 15 2.8 2 .000 .000 .350 75.0 50.0 14.3 -- -- .350 --
2022 Slurve -2.5 0 12 2.2 3 .000 .000 .000 25.0 33.3 33.3 .126 .177 .130 50.0
2022 Split-Finger 2.5 0 11 2.0 6 .333 .333 .300 0.0 0.0 0.0 .213 .277 .213 33.3
! Note: Years are in reverse order.
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Swing/Take

Runs
Year Team PA Pitches Heart Shadow Chase Waste All
2022 131 539 1 -5 6 3 5
2023 633 2,461 10 -19 15 9 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 %
2022 539 48.1 66.4 78.5 17.9 56.0 42.7 25.2 41.2 26.6 5.9 87.5
2023 2,405 50.4 66.7 79.5 26.5 58.5 43.7 32.4 46.8 26.4 7.6 79.8
Player 2,944 50.0 66.6 79.3 24.9 58.2 43.5 31.1 45.8 26.4 7.3 80.9
MLB 48.6 67.0 82.0 28.5 58.0 42.6 29.6 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
2022 73 91 74
2023 74 61 78 78 58 85 75 91 89 95 28 57 42 64 86 56 84
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Expected Home Runs

Year Team Avg HR Trot Actual HR xHR HR-xHR Doubters Mostly Gone No Doubters No Doubter %
2022 23.2 4 4.8 -1 2 4 2 50.0
2023 23.6 29 28.2 1 10 19 13 44.8
Player 23.5 33 33.0 0 12 23 15 45.5

Expected Home Runs by Park

Year HR
2022 4 4 4 3 4 5 5 4 3 3 5 6 6 5 5 5 4 4 4 5 5 6 7 5 3 4 5 6 6 6 6
2023 29 29 24 29 29 28 30 25 25 26 28 29 31 24 29 32 31 24 31 31 29 29 37 32 26 24 28 28 30 26 22
Player 33 33 28 32 33 33 35 29 28 29 33 35 37 29 34 37 35 28 35 36 34 35 44 37 29 28 33 34 36 32 28
! 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 2022 2023 +/-  
Exit Velocity 92.4 92.0 -0.4
Launch Angle 2.0 11.4 9.4
Barrel % 9.8 11.4 1.6
Hard Hit % 53.7 52.0 -1.7
Sweet Spot % 25.6 32.9 7.3
xBA .250 .261 0.011
BA .259 .255 -0.004
xwOBA .338 .346 0.008
wOBA .343 .346 0.003
xSLG .432 .472 0.040
SLG .440 .489 0.049
K% 25.8 25.6 -0.2
BB% 12.1 9.0 -3.1
Swing % 41.2 46.8 5.6
Whiff% 26.6 26.4 -0.2
In Zone % 48.1 50.4 2.3
Out of Zone % 51.9 49.6 -2.3
Out of Zone Swing % 17.9 26.5 8.6
First Pitch Swing % 25.2 32.4 7.2
First Pitch Strike % 57.3 62.6 5.3
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Statcast Fielder Positioning

wOBA
SeasonAlignment TypeBat SidePAShifts/Shades%No Shift/ShadeShift/Shade
2022 Shifts L 131 92 70.2 .262 .378
2023 Shades L 620 324 52.3 .369 .324
! 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