Héctor Sánchez
C | Bats/Throws: S/R | 6' 0" 220LBS | Age: 34
PA AB R H HR SB AVG OBP SLG OPS
2015 59 56 5 10 1 0 .179 .207 .304 .511
2016 54 49 3 13 3 0 .265 .333 .469 .802
2017 143 137 14 30 8 0 .219 .245 .423 .668
7 Seasons 834 783 60 186 21 0 .238 .273 .367 .640
AVG HR SB OPS
2015 .179 1 0 .511
2016 .265 3 0 .802
2017 .219 8 0 .668
7 Seasons .238 21 0 .640
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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 25 191 43 2 4.7 3.4 86.3 108.2 12.4 18.6 .184 .310 .222 .232 .295 18.6 23.7 3.4
2016 26 212 39 3 7.7 5.6 88.2 110.0 23.3 33.3 .299 .488 .346 .368 .420 30.8 18.5 7.4
2017 27 560 97 7 7.2 4.9 86.6 106.7 19.6 35.1 .208 .365 .277 .262 .356 27.1 28.7 3.5
Player 963 179 12 6.7 4.7 86.9 110.0 18.9 30.7 .221 .379 .279 .279 .357 25.8 25.4 4.3
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
2015 53.5 25.6 14.0 7.0 46.5 39.5 14.0 4.7 37.2 25.6 16.3 0.0 4.7 3.4
2016 33.3 23.1 30.8 12.8 46.2 25.6 23.1 0.0 20.5 35.9 30.8 5.1 7.7 5.6
2017 35.1 26.8 24.7 13.4 45.4 34.0 20.6 3.1 26.8 32.0 23.7 6.2 7.2 4.9
Player 39.1 25.7 23.5 11.7 45.8 33.5 19.6 2.8 27.9 31.3 23.5 4.5 6.7 4.7
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 %
2017 4-Seam Fastball -1.1 -2 157 28.0 41 .222 .333 .279 20.2 19.5 19.0 .187 .246 .265 27.6
2017 Sinker -0.6 -1 140 25.0 35 .229 .429 .279 24.7 20.0 18.9 .271 .468 .312 28.6
2017 Changeup -4.4 -3 78 13.9 22 .136 .182 .139 43.6 45.5 34.5 .120 .163 .123 16.7
2017 Curveball 2.5 2 60 10.7 11 .273 .364 .277 42.9 36.4 18.2 .221 .314 .229 28.6
2017 Slider -6.9 -4 52 9.3 12 .083 .083 .075 50.0 58.3 29.2 .100 .132 .099 20.0
2017 Cutter 6.7 2 37 6.6 12 .333 1.083 .575 17.4 8.3 11.1 .393 1.012 .573 27.3
2017 Split-Finger 15.4 3 21 3.8 5 .400 1.600 .800 45.5 40.0 28.6 .199 .727 .371 66.7
2017 Sweeper -16.6 -1 4 0.7 1 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 .044 .044 .041 0.0
! Note: Years are in reverse order.
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Swing/Take

Runs
Year Team PA Pitches Heart Shadow Chase Waste All
2011 34 127 -1 -2 0 1 -2
2012 240 918 3 -10 2 3 -2
2013 140 523 -1 -3 -1 3 -1
2014 175 660 -1 -7 1 1 -6
2015 59 191 -1 -2 -1 1 -4
2016 54 212 0 -2 2 0 0
2017 139 549 -3 -3 2 1 -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 191 45.0 75.6 84.6 33.3 51.4 40.8 39.0 52.4 27.0 7.3 100.0
2016 212 43.9 78.5 86.3 37.0 59.1 39.6 48.1 55.2 23.9 8.0 88.2
2017 560 49.2 75.6 75.0 30.1 59.5 45.2 32.4 52.3 29.4 4.9 81.5
Player 963 47.2 76.2 79.2 32.4 57.7 43.1 37.3 53.0 27.6 6.1 87.9
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
2015 61 6
2016 74 4
2017 51 4
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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 25.3 3 1.9 1 2 2 0 0.0
2017 26.3 8 6.0 2 2 3 3 37.5
Player 26.0 11 7.9 3 4 5 3 27.3

Expected Home Runs by Park

Year HR
2016 3 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 1 2 2 1 2 2 2 1 2 2 3 2 2 2 2 2 2 1
2017 8 6 5 7 6 6 6 6 5 6 6 8 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 7 6 6 6 5 7 6 6 5
Player 11 8 7 9 8 8 8 8 7 8 8 10 8 7 8 8 7 8 8 8 7 8 9 9 8 8 7 9 8 8 6
! 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 +/-  
Exit Velocity 86.3 88.2 1.9 86.6 -1.6
Launch Angle 12.4 23.3 10.9 19.6 -3.7
Barrel % 4.7 7.7 3.0 7.2 -0.5
Hard Hit % 18.6 30.8 12.2 27.1 -3.7
Sweet Spot % 18.6 33.3 14.7 35.1 1.8
xBA .184 .299 0.115 .208 -0.091
BA .179 .265 0.086 .219 -0.046
xwOBA .232 .368 0.136 .262 -0.106
wOBA .222 .346 0.124 .277 -0.069
xSLG .310 .488 0.178 .365 -0.123
SLG .304 .469 0.165 .423 -0.046
K% 23.7 18.5 -5.2 28.7 10.2
BB% 3.4 7.4 4.0 3.5 -3.9
Swing % 52.4 55.2 2.8 52.3 -2.9
Whiff% 27.0 23.9 -3.1 29.4 5.5
In Zone % 45.0 43.9 -1.1 49.2 5.3
Out of Zone % 55.0 56.1 1.1 50.8 -5.3
Out of Zone Swing % 33.3 37.0 3.7 30.1 -6.9
First Pitch Swing % 39.0 48.1 9.1 32.4 -15.7
First Pitch Strike % 61.0 64.8 3.8 59.2 -5.6
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Statcast Fielder Positioning

wOBA
SeasonAlignment TypeBat SidePAShifts/Shades%No Shift/ShadeShift/Shade
2016 Shifts L 47 31 66.0 .420 .357
2016 Shifts R 7 1 14.3 .146 .000
2017 Shifts L 106 55 51.9 .250 .312
2017 Shifts R 31 0 0.0 .275
! 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 %
2011 28 15.1 42.9% 0.0% 13 19.6 15.4% 0.0%
2012 168 15.5 44.0% 1.8% 132 21.9 2.3% 7.6%
2013 105 15.5 42.9% 4.8% 96 21.1 2.1% 8.3%
2014 136 16.4 34.6% 2.9% 72 23.2 0.0% 12.5%
2015 50 17.1 28.0% 8.0% 28 25.9 10.7% 25.0%
2016 48 19.4 25.0% 4.2% 34 24.3 5.9% 20.6%
2017 120 16.6 32.5% 2.5% 92 22.3 0.0% 9.8%
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