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Howie Kendrick
2B | B/T: R/R | 5' 11" 225LBS | Age: 37

Draft: 2002 | Rd: 10, #294, Anaheim Angels | St. John's River Community College
Poor Avg Great

Stats

PA AB R H HR RBI SB AVG OBP SLG OPS
2020 100 91 11 25 2 14 0 .275 .320 .385 .705
15 Seasons 6421 5950 792 1747 127 724 126 .294 .337 .430 .767
AVG HR RBI SB OPS
2020 .275 2 14 0 .705
15 Seasons .294 127 724 126 .767

Statcast Batting Statistics

Season Pitches Batted Balls Barrels Barrel % Exit Velocity Launch Angle Sweet Spot % XBA XSLG WOBA XWOBA XWOBACON Hard Hit % K % BB %
2015 1863 384 15 3.9 90.2 1.1 31.3 .289 .419 .325 .332 .378 41.4 16.6 5.5
2016 2069 394 23 5.8 90.4 1.7 27.2 .271 .422 .303 .339 .377 42.1 17.7 9.2
2017 1310 239 19 7.9 87.5 1.2 33.9 .279 .464 .361 .347 .407 34.0 20.4 6.6
2018 557 124 6 4.8 90.2 7.9 36.3 .274 .432 .342 .318 .374 44.4 18.1 3.1
2019 1397 290 33 11.4 91.7 10.8 36.9 .336 .626 .400 .426 .470 48.3 13.2 7.3
2020 384 76 5 6.6 88.8 7.3 39.5 .284 .452 .293 .320 .367 39.5 17.0 7.0
ALL 7580 1507 101 6.7 90.1 4 32.5 .290 .468 .339 .352 .399 41.9 17.0 6.9
MLB 43640 6.4 88.3 11.9 32.8 .250 .414 .317 .321 .376 34.9 21.8 8.3




Fastball: 4 Seam, 2 Seam, Cutter, Sinker. Offspeed: Split, Change, Fork, Screw. Breaking: Slider, Curve, Knuckle, Other
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Pitch Tracking

Year Pitch Type # % PA AB H 1B 2B 3B HR SO BBE BA XBA SLG XSLG WOBA XWOBA EV LA Whiff% PutAway%
2020 Fastballs 221 57.6 56 50 15 13 2 0 0 5 47 .300 .295 .340 .441 .295 .332 88.0 3 13.4 9.3
2020 Breaking 120 31.3 26 25 5 3 2 0 0 7 18 .200 .257 .280 .343 .221 .263 87.7 21 33.3 15.9
2020 Offspeed 43 11.2 16 16 5 3 0 0 2 5 11 .313 .293 .688 .657 .406 .368 94.1 5 30.4 26.3
2019 Fastballs 836 59.8 240 215 78 50 17 1 10 23 194 .363 .363 .591 .676 .421 .458 92.7 11 10.2 10.6
2019 Breaking 444 31.8 93 86 29 19 4 0 6 19 69 .337 .289 .593 .545 .392 .362 90.1 10 28.8 12.4
2019 Offspeed 117 8.4 36 33 8 5 2 0 1 7 27 .242 .286 .394 .512 .281 .382 87.7 13 27.0 16.3
! 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 %
2020 Splitter -0.6 0 4 1.0 2 .500 .500 .450 33.3 0.0 0.0 .418 .602 .394 50.0
2020 Cutter -6.5 -2 27 7.0 5 .000 .000 .000 38.5 60.0 42.9 .060 .062 .058 50.0
2020 Curveball -0.1 0 46 12.0 10 .200 .300 .215 13.3 20.0 11.8 .324 .457 .313 50.0
2020 Changeup 2.8 1 39 10.2 14 .286 .714 .414 30.0 35.7 29.4 .275 .665 .364 66.7
2020 Slider -1.6 -1 74 19.3 16 .200 .267 .234 41.7 31.3 18.5 .213 .267 .233 20.0
2020 Sinker 1.2 1 73 19.0 21 .389 .389 .367 8.9 0.0 0.0 .302 .374 .338 42.1
2020 4-Seamer -3.3 -4 121 31.5 30 .296 .370 .310 11.5 6.7 6.7 .334 .557 .376 30.8
2019 Splitter -1.2 0 12 0.9 4 .000 .000 .350 25.0 0.0 0.0 .266 .270 .470 50.0
2019 Cutter 1.3 1 109 7.8 29 .240 .400 .362 19.0 10.3 11.1 .294 .480 .376 50.0
2019 Changeup 0.5 1 105 7.5 32 .258 .419 .281 27.3 21.9 17.9 .288 .527 .371 40.0
2019 Curveball 4.1 8 184 13.2 33 .400 .800 .503 25.5 12.1 6.1 .478 .909 .565 48.1
2019 Slider 0.3 1 259 18.5 60 .304 .482 .350 30.3 25.0 17.2 .187 .350 .251 35.7
2019 Sinker 1.7 5 272 19.5 83 .455 .584 .476 8.9 7.2 9.4 .380 .560 .426 50.0
2019 4-Seamer 0.9 4 455 32.6 128 .327 .637 .450 8.7 10.9 11.2 .367 .798 .498 54.0
2018 Splitter -15.0 -1 6 1.1 3 .000 .000 .000 25.0 33.3 25.0 .112 .281 .165 50.0
2018 Cutter 1.7 1 34 6.1 7 .286 .714 .414 22.2 14.3 6.7 .399 .813 .517 66.7
2018 Changeup -0.9 0 46 8.3 13 .231 .615 .346 20.0 23.1 21.4 .282 .597 .371 20.0
2018 Curveball -0.5 0 72 12.9 22 .227 .273 .220 28.6 22.7 17.2 .119 .155 .122 17.6
2018 Slider 1.8 2 93 16.7 26 .346 .654 .421 39.6 30.8 23.5 .237 .411 .278 44.4
2018 Sinker 1.2 2 132 23.7 40 .405 .459 .430 5.3 5.0 6.9 .328 .404 .349 51.4
2018 4-Seamer -1.3 -2 171 30.7 48 .273 .432 .321 21.9 18.8 20.0 .318 .508 .370 52.8
2017 Splitter 0.1 0 5 0.4 1 .000 .000 .000 50.0 0.0 0.0 .381 .381 .343 0.0
2017 Knuckleball -14.0 -1 4 0.3 2 .000 .000 .000 33.3 0.0 .245 .452 .276 50.0
2017 Cutter -0.1 0 77 5.9 21 .333 .381 .317 25.6 28.6 19.4 .286 .394 .293 33.3
2017 Curveball -2.5 -3 114 8.7 28 .148 .259 .223 40.4 39.3 27.5 .195 .283 .227 37.5
2017 Changeup 6.3 7 116 8.9 43 .350 .650 .464 27.5 20.9 17.6 .318 .636 .424 35.5
2017 Slider 1.9 4 233 17.8 58 .321 .643 .396 37.6 37.9 25.0 .248 .543 .329 40.0
2017 Sinker 1.1 3 272 20.8 67 .368 .491 .437 8.3 4.5 4.3 .303 .430 .375 29.6
2017 4-Seamer -0.5 -2 482 36.8 112 .313 .394 .345 14.4 15.2 12.3 .292 .440 .354 33.7
! Note: Years are in reverse order.
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Swing/Take

Runs
Year Team PA Pitches Heart Shadow Chase Waste All
2016 553 2137 -18 -9 14 7 -6
2017 331 1309 -6 2 8 5 8
2018 157 554 1 -3 1 1 0
2019 430 1662 6 -1 10 6 21
2020 98 383 -4 -4 0 3 -5
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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 1863 51.5 68.9 86.5 32.1 65.9 44.1 29.1 51.0 19.8 8.3 74.0
2016 2069 50.5 67.1 86.6 28.4 61.5 42.4 29.7 47.9 20.8 9.1 77.2
2017 1310 50.4 64.0 83.6 31.4 67.5 41.7 21.0 47.8 21.6 8.2 79.4
2018 557 53.0 70.8 86.1 35.1 62.0 44.5 28.8 54.0 21.3 6.8 81.6
2019 1397 49.5 64.1 91.2 31.2 66.4 43.3 21.6 47.5 17.0 8.2 72.2
2020 384 48.2 65.9 87.7 35.7 64.8 41.4 21.0 50.3 20.7 7.0 51.9
ALL 7580 50.6 66.7 86.9 31.2 64.8 43.0 26.1 49.2 20.0 8.3 75.1
MLB 48.4 66.1 82.8 28.2 59.4 42.6 28.3 46.6 24.5 7.2 75.1

Batted Ball Profile

Season GB % FB % LD % PU % Pull % Straight % Oppo % Weak % Topped % Under % Flare/Burner % Solid % Barrel %
2015 60.4 10.7 28.6 0.3 24.7 43.2 32.0 1.8 48.7 10.4 29.9 4.2 3.9
2016 61.2 12.4 24.9 1.5 22.3 43.9 33.8 3.0 46.2 11.4 26.4 5.6 5.8
2017 58.6 13.0 27.2 1.3 25.9 44.4 29.7 4.2 46.4 10.9 25.9 3.3 7.9
2018 46.8 21.0 28.2 4.0 28.2 45.2 26.6 2.4 37.9 18.5 26.6 9.7 4.8
2019 48.3 23.1 24.1 4.5 28.3 45.9 25.9 3.4 31.0 18.3 27.2 8.6 11.4
2020 46.1 11.8 38.2 3.9 30.3 46.1 23.7 5.3 35.5 15.8 30.3 6.6 6.6
ALL 56.1 14.8 27.0 2.1 25.5 44.4 30.1 3.1 42.7 13.2 27.6 5.8 6.7
MLB 45.3 22.0 25.7 7.1 36.6 38.0 25.5 3.2 33.6 24.3 24.6 5.6 6.4

Percentile Rankings

Year xwOBA xBA xSLG xISO xOBP Brl Brl% EV HardHit% K% BB% Whiff% Speed OAA
2015 59 90 57 37 60 40 37 79 80 63 23 59 48
2016 55 67 47 38 70 47 41 75 79 62 65 60 48
2017 44
2018 36
2019 99 100 98 94 96 62 80 90 93 91 33 89 20
2020 10
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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 22.1 19 18.4 0.6 8 12 9 47.4
2020 23.4 2 2.3 -0.3 4 1 1 50.0

Expected Home Runs by Park

Year HR
2019 19 22 22 20 22 18 17 20 18 19 21 20 14 14 17 21 13 20 17 21 12 16 17 17 19 20 20 19 20 16 21
2020 2 3 4 2 2 3 3 2 2 3 4 2 2 2 2 3 2 2 2 2 1 2 2 2 2 3 2 2 2 1 2
! 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 +/-  
Exit Velocity 90.2 90.4 0.2 87.5 -2.9 90.2 2.7 91.7 1.5 88.8 -2.9
Launch Angle 1.1 1.7 0.6 1.2 -0.5 7.9 6.7 10.8 2.9 7.3 -3.5
Barrel % 3.9 5.8 1.9 7.9 2.1 4.8 -3.1 11.4 6.6 6.6 -4.8
Hard Hit % 41.4 42.1 0.7 34 -8.1 44.4 10.4 48.3 3.9 39.5 -8.8
Sweet Spot % 31.3 27.2 -4.1 33.9 6.7 36.3 2.4 36.9 0.6 39.5 2.6
xBA .289 .271 -0.018 .279 0.008 .274 -0.005 .336 0.062 .284 -0.052
BA .295 .255 -0.04 .315 0.06 .303 -0.012 .344 0.041 .275 -0.069
xwOBA .332 .339 0.007 .347 0.008 .318 -0.029 .426 0.108 .32 -0.106
wOBA .325 .303 -0.022 .361 0.058 .342 -0.019 .4 0.058 .293 -0.107
xSLG .419 .422 0.003 .464 0.042 .432 -0.032 .626 0.194 .452 -0.174
SLG .409 .366 -0.043 .475 0.109 .474 -0.001 .572 0.098 .385 -0.187
K% 16.6 17.7 1.1 20.4 2.7 18.1 -2.3 13.2 -4.9 17 3.8
BB% 5.5 9.2 3.7 6.6 -2.6 3.1 -3.5 7.3 4.2 7 -0.3
Swing % 51 47.9 -3.1 47.8 -0.1 54 6.2 47.5 -6.5 50.3 2.8
Whiff% 19.8 20.8 1 21.6 0.8 21.3 -0.3 17 -4.3 20.7 3.7
In Zone Swing % 51.5 50.5 -1 50.4 -0.1 53 2.6 49.5 -3.5 48.2 -1.3
Out of Zone Swing % 48.5 49.5 1 49.6 0.1 47 -2.6 50.5 3.5 51.8 1.3
First Pitch Swing % 29.1 29.7 0.6 21 -8.7 28.8 7.8 21.6 -7.2 21 -0.6
First Pitch Strike % 62.6 63.7 1.1 62.6 -1.1 68.1 5.5 66.2 -1.9 62 -4.2
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Statcast Shift Statistics

SeasonBat SidePAShifts%wOBA - No ShiftwOBA - Shift
2016 R 532 3 0.6 .305 .000
2017 R 333 0 0.0 .360
2018 R 159 0 0.0 .342
2019 R 369 3 0.8 .398 .647
2020 R 98 5 5.1 .288 .388

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