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Heath Hembree
P | B/T: R/R | 6' 4" 220LBS | Age: 32

Draft: 2010 | Rd: 5, #168, San Francisco Giants | College of Charleston
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Stats

W L ERA G GS SV IP SO WHIP
2021 2 7 5.59 60 0 9 58.0 83 1.19
9 Seasons 18 12 4.19 331 0 11 332.2 375 1.35
G W-L ERA IP SO WHIP
2021 60 2-7 5.59 58.0 83 1.19
9 Seasons 331 18-12 4.19 332.2 375 1.35

Statcast Statistics

Season Age Pitches Batted Balls Barrels Barrel % Exit Velocity Max EV Launch Angle Sweet Spot % XBA XSLG WOBA XWOBA XWOBACON HardHit% K% BB% ERA xERA
2015 26 392 82 5 6.1 88.8 109.1 21.6 34.1 .254 .428 .336 .320 .347 30.9 14.2 8.5 3.55 4.46
2016 27 862 159 11 6.9 88.5 112.7 15.2 34 .252 .438 .300 .320 .377 40.9 21.1 7.6 2.65 4.49
2017 28 1113 182 16 8.8 88.1 111.9 13.9 34.6 .251 .447 .342 .319 .403 36 25.8 6.6 3.63 4.48
2018 29 1104 156 14 9 87.8 110.8 12.7 36.5 .189 .354 .315 .278 .342 31 29.2 10.4 4.20 3.27
2019 30 718 106 9 8.5 89 110.5 26.6 41.5 .215 .436 .322 .315 .383 34.9 26.6 10.4 3.86 4.47
2020 31 363 60 12 20 89.9 111.7 17 40 .286 .664 .470 .427 .523 38.3 22.2 8.9 9.00 8.76
2021 32 1090 134 14 10.4 89.2 110.8 23.4 29.9 .184 .338 .306 .271 .360 41 34.2 9.9 5.59 3.10
5642 879 81 9.2 88.6 112.7 17.9 35.3 .226 .420 .329 .310 .382 36.3 26.1 8.9
6.6 88.3 122.2 12 32.9 .242 .402 .317 .312 .363 35.6 22 8.4

Statcast Pitch Arsenal

Hembree relies on 3 pitches.
4-Seam Fastball
(52.3%) ,
Slider
(47.2%) ,
Curveball
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Pitch Tracking

Year Pitch Type # # RHB # LHB % MPH PA AB H 1B 2B 3B HR SO BBE BA XBA SLG XSLG WOBA XWOBA EV LA Spin Ext. Whiff% PutAway%
2021 4-Seam Fastball 570 310 260 52.3 95.3 110 99 25 16 4 0 5 29 70 .253 .229 .444 .367 .334 .301 90.4 20 2452 6.6 18.8 14.6
2021 Slider 515 354 161 47.2 86.5 132 118 20 7 6 0 7 54 64 .169 .146 .398 .313 .283 .246 87.8 27 2861 6.6 36.9 24.0
2021 Curveball 5 2 3 0.5 83.0 2983 6.7 0.0
2020 4-Seam Fastball 210 130 80 57.9 93.9 46 40 13 3 3 1 6 13 27 .325 .277 .900 .729 .522 .451 94.8 24 2501 6.6 27.0 20.3
2020 Slider 118 98 20 32.5 87.6 34 29 11 6 2 0 3 4 26 .379 .318 .759 .694 .486 .450 86.8 13 2729 6.7 27.5 10.5
2020 Curveball 35 17 18 9.6 81.0 10 10 2 2 0 0 0 3 7 .200 .229 .200 .318 .177 .238 82.6 3 2725 6.5 23.1 17.6
! 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 30.5 30.5 29.3 9.8 29.3 39 31.7 2.4 20.7 35.4 28 4.9 6.1
2016 37.7 27 25.8 9.4 34.6 39.6 25.8 1.9 27 28.3 25.2 10.1 6.9
2017 41.8 24.2 25.8 8.2 36.3 34.6 29.1 2.2 30.8 25.3 23.1 6.6 8.8
2018 40.4 30.8 23.1 5.8 36.5 32.7 30.8 2.6 33.3 29.5 16 7.7 9
2019 23.6 37.7 26.4 12.3 37.7 36.8 25.5 1.9 17.9 45.3 17.9 8.5 8.5
2020 31.7 26.7 36.7 5 36.7 41.7 21.7 0 26.7 28.3 20 5 20
2021 27.6 33.6 23.9 14.9 29.1 33.6 37.3 1.5 23.9 38.1 20.9 4.5 10.4
34.7 29.7 26.2 9.4 34.5 36.2 29.4 1.9 26.7 32.1 21.5 7.1 9.2
45.1 22.5 25.4 7.1 36.6 37.8 25.5 3.7 33.2 24.4 24.4 5.7 6.6

Pitch Movement


How this works: Every pitch is affected by the forces of gravity, which means that every pitch drops on its way from the mound to the plate. These numbers are reported with gravity, which makes them larger and different than other pitch movement numbers you may have seen. Since gravity requires time, and slower pitches aren’t ‘better’ just because they have more time to move, the movement of a pitch is compared to ‘average’ movement by comparing it to other MLB pitch types within +/- 2 MPH and from within +/- 0.5 feet of extension and release.
Vertical Movement (inches) Horizontal Movement (inches)
Year Pitch Team Hand # MPH Inches of Drop vs Avg % vs Avg Inches of Break vs Avg % Break vs Avg
2021 Slider NYM R 512 86.5 29 -5 -15 8.2 3.5 73
2021 4-Seamer NYM R 570 95.3 12.5 1.7 12 9.5 1.9 25
2021 Curveball NYM R 5 83 50 0.7 1 12.8 5 64
2020 Curveball PHI R 35 81 50.1 -0.3 -1 12.7 3.5 38
2020 4-Seamer PHI R 210 93.9 14 1.5 10 10.4 2.4 30
2020 Slider PHI R 118 87.6 28.9 -4.1 -12 2.9 -1.1 -28
2019 Curveball BOS R 100 81.7 48.9 -1.8 -4 9.8 1.1 13
2019 Slider BOS R 116 87.5 29 -3.6 -11 2.6 -1 -29
2019 4-Seamer BOS R 502 93.6 13.9 2 13 7.5 -0.4 -5
2018 Slider BOS R 370 88.8 30.2 -0.9 -3 4.5 1 29
2018 Changeup BOS R 1 87.6 26 -4.3 -14 9 -5.4 -37
2018 Curveball BOS R 123 81.9 48.7 -0.8 -2 9.5 0.3 3
2018 4-Seamer BOS R 608 94.5 13.5 2.1 14 6.2 -2 -24
2017 Slider BOS R 398 89.1 27.4 -1.5 -5 3.9 1.4 59
2017 4-Seamer BOS R 588 95.3 12.2 1.2 9 6.3 -2.1 -25
2017 Sinker BOS R 11 95 19.1 -0.4 -2 11.5 -3.6 -24
2017 Curveball BOS R 98 80.4 51.3 0.5 1 8 0.2 3
2016 Changeup BOS R 6 87.6 21.2 -6.1 -22 7 -6.8 -49
2016 4-Seamer BOS R 521 94.5 11.3 2.6 19 3.6 -5.3 -60
2016 Curveball BOS R 95 79.9 49.4 -1 -2 10.9 3.5 47
2016 Slider BOS R 236 88.7 26.3 -1.4 -5 5.6 4.3 332
! Note: Years are in reverse order.
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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 4-Seamer 0.6 3 570 52.3 110 .253 .444 .345 18.8 26.4 14.6 .229 .367 .301 50
2021 Slider -0.8 -4 515 47.2 132 .169 .398 .285 36.9 40.9 24 .146 .313 .247 31.3
2021 Curveball 2.2 0 5 0.5 0 0
2020 Curveball -0.5 0 35 9.6 10 .2 .2 .18 23.1 30 17.6 .229 .318 .238 28.6
2020 Slider 3.1 4 118 32.5 34 .379 .759 .491 27.5 11.8 10.5 .318 .694 .449 30.8
2020 4-Seamer 2.4 5 210 57.9 46 .325 .9 .527 27 28.3 20.3 .277 .729 .451 48.1
2019 Curveball 2 2 100 13.9 24 .273 .545 .373 33.3 16.7 11.4 .248 .418 .311 38.9
2019 Slider 4.5 5 116 16.2 37 .355 .581 .474 37.7 35.1 25 .308 .579 .421 44.4
2019 4-Seamer -1.9 -10 502 69.9 110 .172 .394 .289 23.7 26.4 19.9 .178 .395 .281 31.4
2018 Curveball -0.1 0 123 11.1 31 .231 .385 .334 39.6 35.5 23.4 .204 .346 .311 33.3
2018 4-Seamer -0.3 -2 608 55.1 109 .245 .447 .324 27.3 23.9 15.7 .176 .344 .263 25
2018 Slider 0.5 2 370 33.5 118 .217 .406 .317 34.8 33.1 24.7 .198 .368 .289 36.8
2018 Changeup -3.3 0 1 0.1 0
2017 Sinker -6.7 -1 11 1 3 .333 .333 .3 33.3 0 0 .219 .226 .201 33.3
2017 Curveball 2.8 3 98 8.8 12 .333 .667 .421 53.8 41.7 33.3 .164 .202 .159 28.6
2017 Slider -0.2 -1 398 35.8 111 .294 .431 .362 39.2 26.1 21.3 .26 .446 .33 28.8
2017 4-Seamer 0.6 4 588 52.8 139 .258 .453 .326 21.2 25.9 17.9 .259 .489 .336 42.6
! Note: Years are in reverse order.
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Spin Direction

Year Pitch Type Pitches MPH Active Spin % Total Movement (In.) Spin-Based Observed Deviation
2020 Curveball 32 81 62 17.2 7:15 7:45 -30
2020 4-Seam Fastball 202 93.9 91 19.7 1:15 1:00 15
2020 Slider 114 87.6 35 6.6 11:30 11:00 30
2021 4-Seam Fastball 569 95.3 93 19.9 1:15 1:00 15
2021 Slider 496 86.5 32 11.3 9:15 10:15 -60
! Note: This table is showing data from the PITCHER perspective.
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Swing/Take

Runs
Year Team PA Pitches Heart Shadow Chase Waste All
2013 29 134 -2 -1 0 1 -2
2014 41 167 4 -4 0 0 1
2015 103 386 -3 1 1 1 0
2016 222 858 -4 -6 7 2 -1
2017 266 1097 0 -4 4 5 5
2018 274 1191 -7 -5 5 6 -1
2019 171 718 -10 -2 6 4 -2
2020 90 363 9 -4 3 2 9
2021 242 1090 3 -16 5 6 -1
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Plate Discipline

Season Pitches Zone % Zone Swing % Zone Contact % Chase % Chase Contact % Edge % 1st Pitch Strike % Swing % Whiff % Meatball % Meatball Swing %
2015 392 55 74.4 84.4 22.2 53.8 42.2 63.2 51 21 10.2 87.5
2016 862 55.9 68.2 83.5 23.7 60 43.8 58.7 48.5 21.3 7.3 79.4
2017 1113 48.5 71.2 75.5 30.6 56.1 42.8 61.3 50.5 29.7 7.7 83.3
2018 1104 47.1 72.3 76.3 29 49.1 37.4 61.5 49.5 31.3 8.3 75.8
2019 718 46.2 71.1 77.5 29 61.6 40 56.6 48.5 27.3 6.5 78.7
2020 363 47.4 73.8 78 28.8 61.8 38 54.4 50.1 26.9 8.5 87.1
2021 1090 48.1 68.1 79 30 57.1 40.5 63.8 48.3 27.7 6.6 79.2
5642 49.4 70.7 78.8 28.4 56.3 40.7 60.5 49.3 27.3 7.6 80.6
48.5 66.8 82 28.3 58.5 42.6 60.6 47 24.6 7.2 76

Percentile Rankings

Year xwOBA xBA xSLG xISO xOBP Brl Brl% EV HardHit% K% BB% Whiff% xERA FB Velo FB Spin CB Spin
2015 81 79 57
2016 32 38 22 15 54 65 28 51 6 52 54 34 32 77 88 71
2017 38 40 23 15 68 44 5 25 22 74 80 83 38 84 81 73
2018 82 94 72 34 85 56 10 67 83 86 18 84 82 76 87 82
2019 60 89 84
2020 0 10 0 0 12 13 0 23 43 43 46 52 0 63 93 76
2021 88 94 80 50 88 61 12 38 31 96 28 63 88 79 92 96
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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 24.8 7 6.6 0 3 6 2 28.6
2020 22.9 9 9.9 -1 1 8 4 44.4
2021 24.4 12 9.8 2 4 5 6 50

Expected Home Runs by Park

Year HR
2019 7 9 6 7 8 5 7 8 6 5 8 7 4 5 6 7 5 7 5 7 3 7 6 8 8 7 8 7 8 5 8
2020 9 12 9 12 12 10 10 12 9 8 11 12 7 7 9 11 7 10 8 11 6 10 12 10 10 11 10 10 9 9 12
2021 12 11 10 11 11 10 10 10 11 8 12 10 7 9 10 10 8 10 10 11 6 10 10 9 8 11 10 9 12 8 12
! 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 +/-  
Fastball Velocity 95 94.5 -0.5 95.3 0.8 94.5 -0.8 93.6 -0.9 93.9 0.3 95.3 1.4
Offspeed Velocity 89.5 87.6 -1.9 0 0 87.6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Breaking Velocity 88.4 86.2 -2.2 87.4 1.2 87.1 -0.3 84.8 -2.3 86.1 1.3 86.5 0.4
Exit Velocity 88.8 88.5 -0.3 88.1 -0.4 87.8 -0.3 89 1.2 89.9 0.9 89.2 -0.7
Launch Angle 21.6 15.2 -6.4 13.9 -1.3 12.7 -1.2 26.6 13.9 17 -9.6 23.4 6.4
Barrel % 6.1 6.9 0.8 8.8 1.9 9 0.2 8.5 -0.5 20 11.5 10.4 -9.6
Hard Hit % 30.9 40.9 10 36 -4.9 31 -5 34.9 3.9 38.3 3.4 41 2.7
Sweet Spot % 34.1 34 -0.1 34.6 0.6 36.5 1.9 41.5 5 40 -1.5 29.9 -10.1
xBA .254 .252 -0.002 .251 -0.001 .189 -0.062 .215 0.026 .286 0.071 .184 -0.102
BA .258 .249 -0.009 .289 0.04 .233 -0.056 .224 -0.009 .329 0.105 .207 -0.122
xwOBA .32 .32 0 .319 -0.001 .278 -0.041 .315 0.037 .427 0.112 .271 -0.156
wOBA .336 .3 -0.036 .342 0.042 .315 -0.027 .322 0.007 .47 0.148 .306 -0.164
xSLG .428 .438 0.01 .447 0.009 .354 -0.093 .436 0.082 .664 0.228 .338 -0.326
SLG .474 .39 -0.084 .466 0.076 .423 -0.043 .454 0.031 .759 0.305 .419 -0.34
K% 14.2 21.1 6.9 25.8 4.7 29.2 3.4 26.6 -2.6 22.2 -4.4 34.2 12
BB% 8.5 7.6 -0.9 6.6 -1 10.4 3.8 10.4 0 8.9 -1.5 9.9 1
Swing % 51 48.5 -2.5 50.5 2 49.5 -1 48.5 -1 50.1 1.6 48.3 -1.8
Whiff% 21 21.3 0.3 29.7 8.4 31.3 1.6 27.3 -4 26.9 -0.4 27.7 0.8
In Zone % 55 55.9 0.9 48.5 -7.4 47.1 -1.4 46.2 -0.9 47.4 1.2 48.1 0.7
Out of Zone % 45 44.1 -0.9 51.5 7.4 52.9 1.4 53.8 0.9 52.6 -1.2 51.9 -0.7
Out of Zone Swing % 22.2 23.7 1.5 30.6 6.9 29 -1.6 29 0 28.8 -0.2 30 1.2
First Pitch Swing % 39.6 28.3 -11.3 31.4 3.1 32.7 1.3 27.2 -5.5 30 2.8 31.3 1.3
First Pitch Strike % 63.2 58.7 -4.5 61.3 2.6 61.5 0.2 56.6 -4.9 54.4 -2.2 63.8 9.4
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Statcast Shift Statistics

vs RHHvs LHH
YearPAwOBAPAShifts%PAShifts%
2016 219 .301 143 2 1.4 76 26 34.2
2017 264 .319 192 1 0.5 72 30 41.7
2018 258 .312 155 2 1.3 103 50 48.5
2019 170 .324 102 0 0.0 68 26 38.2
2020 89 .475 60 9 15.0 29 10 34.5
2021 242 .306 155 34 21.9 87 47 54.0

Pitch Distribution