Howie Kendrick
2B | B/T: R/R | 5' 11" 225LBS | Age: 39

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

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 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 31 1863 384 15 3.9 3 90.3 111.6 1.2 31.3 .285 .411 .325 .325 .369 41.4 16.6 5.5
2016 32 2069 394 23 5.8 4.2 90.4 111.0 1.8 26.4 .266 .416 .303 .331 .367 42.2 17.7 9.2
2017 33 1310 239 19 7.9 5.7 87.5 113.3 1.2 33.9 .272 .454 .361 .337 .393 34.0 20.4 6.6
2018 34 557 124 6 4.8 3.8 90.2 109.6 7.9 36.3 .270 .422 .342 .312 .366 44.4 18.1 3.1
2019 35 1397 290 33 11.4 8.9 91.7 112.4 10.8 36.9 .332 .614 .400 .418 .461 48.3 13.2 7.3
2020 36 384 76 5 6.6 5 88.8 109.6 7.3 39.5 .282 .450 .298 .332 .382 39.5 17.0 7.0
Player 7580 1507 101 6.7 5 90.1 113.3 4.1 32.3 .285 .460 .339 .346 .390 41.9 17.0 6.9
MLB 6.7 4.6 88.4 122.4 12.1 32.8 .245 .405 .316 .315 .368 35.8 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, 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 60.4 10.7 28.6 0.3 24.5 43.5 32.0 2.1 48.7 10.4 29.9 4.2 3.9 3.0
2016 61.2 12.4 24.9 1.5 22.3 43.7 34.0 3.0 44.4 11.4 25.9 5.3 5.8 4.2
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 5.7
2018 46.8 21.0 28.2 4.0 27.4 45.2 25.8 2.4 37.9 18.5 26.6 9.7 4.8 3.8
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 8.9
2020 46.1 15.8 34.2 3.9 30.3 46.1 23.7 5.3 35.5 15.8 30.3 6.6 6.6 5.0
Player 56.1 15.0 26.8 2.1 25.4 44.4 30.1 3.1 42.3 13.2 27.5 5.8 6.7 5.0
MLB 44.9 23.1 25.0 7.1 36.8 37.7 25.4 3.8 32.9 24.5 24.3 5.7 6.7 4.6
! 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 %
2020 4-Seamer -2.5 -3 123 32.0 30 .296 .370 .340 11.3 6.7 6.7 .334 .558 .393 30.8
2020 Sinker 0.9 1 71 18.5 21 .389 .389 .367 9.1 0.0 0.0 .292 .364 .338 42.1
2020 Slider -0.9 -1 70 18.2 15 .214 .286 .250 42.4 33.3 18.5 .232 .293 .259 22.2
2020 Curveball 0.0 0 45 11.7 10 .200 .300 .215 13.3 20.0 11.8 .324 .456 .335 50.0
2020 Changeup 2.6 1 39 10.2 14 .286 .714 .414 30.0 35.7 29.4 .270 .666 .383 66.7
2020 Cutter -7.7 -2 30 7.8 6 .000 .000 .000 35.7 50.0 42.9 .051 .054 .048 33.3
2020 Splitter -0.9 0 4 1.0 2 .500 .500 .450 33.3 0.0 0.0 .408 .537 .406 50.0
2020 N/A -10.0 0 2 0.5 -- -- -- 50.0 -- -- -- -- -- --
2019 4-Seamer 1.2 5 448 32.1 126 .324 .613 .448 8.8 11.1 11.6 .367 .791 .495 54.1
2019 Sinker 1.7 5 273 19.5 84 .449 .615 .483 8.9 7.1 9.0 .371 .557 .420 50.7
2019 Slider 0.3 1 255 18.3 58 .315 .500 .374 30.3 24.1 16.5 .191 .354 .264 36.6
2019 Curveball 3.8 7 189 13.5 34 .387 .774 .488 25.9 14.7 7.2 .461 .873 .543 48.1
2019 Cutter 1.4 2 112 8.0 30 .231 .385 .350 18.3 10.0 10.7 .269 .435 .351 47.8
2019 Changeup 2.1 2 99 7.1 30 .276 .448 .330 26.2 16.7 14.3 .300 .537 .376 40.0
2019 Splitter -2.9 0 14 1.0 5 .000 .000 .280 30.0 20.0 20.0 .088 .093 .328 50.0
2018 4-Seamer -1.4 -2 171 30.7 48 .273 .432 .321 21.9 18.8 20.0 .321 .503 .368 52.8
2018 Sinker 1.7 2 132 23.7 40 .405 .459 .430 5.3 5.0 6.9 .316 .390 .341 51.4
2018 Slider 2.0 2 92 16.5 25 .360 .680 .438 39.6 32.0 24.2 .236 .404 .275 47.1
2018 Curveball -0.7 -1 75 13.5 22 .227 .273 .220 28.6 22.7 17.2 .126 .162 .127 17.6
2018 Changeup -1.0 0 43 7.7 13 .231 .615 .346 20.0 23.1 21.4 .276 .598 .369 20.0
2018 Cutter 0.5 0 35 6.3 8 .250 .625 .363 21.1 12.5 6.3 .343 .677 .433 57.1
2018 Splitter -14.9 -1 6 1.1 3 .000 .000 .000 25.0 33.3 25.0 .095 .225 .139 50.0
2017 4-Seamer -0.5 -3 479 36.6 111 .306 .388 .340 14.1 15.3 12.3 .289 .429 .346 32.9
2017 Sinker 1.5 4 275 21.0 68 .379 .500 .443 8.8 4.4 4.3 .280 .410 .356 30.9
2017 Slider 1.7 4 230 17.6 57 .327 .655 .403 37.3 36.8 24.4 .249 .550 .331 40.0
2017 Curveball -2.4 -3 116 8.9 28 .148 .259 .223 40.4 39.3 27.5 .192 .269 .215 37.5
2017 Changeup 6.1 7 116 8.9 43 .350 .650 .464 27.5 20.9 17.6 .319 .634 .418 35.5
2017 Cutter -0.3 0 79 6.0 22 .318 .364 .302 25.6 31.8 21.2 .268 .363 .273 33.3
2017 Splitter -0.2 0 5 0.4 1 .000 .000 .000 50.0 0.0 0.0 .165 .165 .149 0.0
2017 Knuckleball -14.0 -1 4 0.3 2 .000 .000 .000 33.3 0.0 -- .250 .506 .315 50.0
! Note: Years are in reverse order.
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Swing/Take

Runs
Year Team PA Pitches Heart Shadow Chase Waste All
2008 356 1,246 2 -4 2 2 3
2009 416 1,577 5 -8 6 5 7
2010 649 2,381 -15 2 7 6 0
2011 578 2,291 1 -12 9 10 8
2012 592 2,146 -1 -10 5 6 -1
2013 508 1,904 -12 2 6 6 2
2014 677 2,526 13 -15 14 7 19
2015 516 1,927 1 0 6 5 11
2016 555 2,130 -18 -8 12 8 -6
2017 336 1,317 -7 2 7 6 9
2018 159 555 1 -3 1 2 0
2019 434 1,666 7 -1 10 8 23
2020 98 383 -3 -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 1,863 51.5 69.0 86.3 32.2 66.0 44.0 29.5 51.2 19.7 8.2 73.9
2016 2,069 50.3 67.2 86.5 28.2 61.7 42.3 29.7 47.9 20.8 9.1 77.0
2017 1,310 50.4 64.4 83.0 31.4 67.5 41.7 21.9 48.0 21.5 8.2 79.4
2018 557 53.2 70.8 86.1 35.8 61.3 44.3 29.6 54.2 21.2 6.8 81.6
2019 1,397 49.5 64.1 91.2 31.2 66.4 43.3 21.7 47.5 17.0 8.3 71.6
2020 384 48.2 65.9 87.7 35.7 64.8 41.7 21.4 50.3 20.7 7.0 51.9
Player 7,580 50.6 66.8 86.7 31.2 64.8 42.9 26.4 49.2 20.0 8.3 74.8
MLB 48.5 66.9 82.0 28.4 58.3 42.6 29.4 47.1 24.7 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
2015 59 90 57 37 60 40 38 80 86 80 63 23 59 31 48
2016 58 67 49 38 70 48 43 75 80 78 62 65 58 54 48
2017 92 45 22
2018 71 36
2019 99 100 98 94 96 62 81 90 85 93 91 33 88 33 21 22
2020 66 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 %
2016 20.7 8 8.9 -1 10 10 2 25.0
2017 21.1 9 8.4 1 6 4 5 55.6
2018 21.2 4 3.5 1 1 2 2 50.0
2019 22.1 19 19.8 -1 5 16 9 47.4
2020 23.4 2 2.3 0 3 1 1 50.0

Expected Home Runs by Park

Year HR
2016 8 9 12 6 8 14 6 8 9 2 14 10 4 10 6 10 9 12 4 8 16 4 6 8 7 12 17 8 6 7 15
2017 9 10 8 8 8 8 7 9 7 8 9 9 7 6 6 9 7 10 6 7 13 8 7 11 11 7 11 7 10 8 10
2018 4 4 4 4 3 4 3 4 3 4 3 3 3 2 3 4 3 4 3 4 4 4 3 4 4 3 3 3 4 4 4
2019 19 24 22 17 20 20 21 23 23 19 20 21 16 16 17 21 18 24 16 20 22 17 15 18 20 21 22 17 22 17 25
2020 2 3 3 2 2 3 0 2 2 4 4 2 2 2 2 3 2 2 2 2 3 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 1 3
! 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 +/-   2018 +/-   2019 +/-   2020 +/-   2021 +/-   2022 +/-  
Exit Velocity 90.3 90.4 0.1 87.5 -2.9 90.2 2.7 91.7 1.5 88.8 -2.9
Launch Angle 1.2 1.8 0.6 1.2 -0.6 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 42.2 0.8 34 -8.2 44.4 10.4 48.3 3.9 39.5 -8.8
Sweet Spot % 31.3 26.4 -4.9 33.9 7.5 36.3 2.4 36.9 0.6 39.5 2.6
xBA .285 .266 -0.019 .272 0.006 .27 -0.002 .332 0.062 .282 -0.05
BA .295 .255 -0.04 .315 0.06 .303 -0.012 .344 0.041 .275 -0.069
xwOBA .325 .331 0.006 .337 0.006 .312 -0.025 .418 0.106 .332 -0.086
wOBA .325 .303 -0.022 .361 0.058 .342 -0.019 .4 0.058 .298 -0.102
xSLG .411 .416 0.005 .454 0.038 .422 -0.032 .614 0.192 .45 -0.164
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 % 51.2 47.9 -3.3 48 0.1 54.2 6.2 47.5 -6.7 50.3 2.8
Whiff% 19.7 20.8 1.1 21.5 0.7 21.2 -0.3 17 -4.2 20.7 3.7
In Zone % 51.5 50.3 -1.2 50.4 0.1 53.2 2.8 49.5 -3.7 48.2 -1.3
Out of Zone % 48.5 49.7 1.2 49.6 -0.1 46.8 -2.8 50.5 3.7 51.8 1.3
Out of Zone Swing % 32.2 28.2 -4 31.4 3.2 35.8 4.4 31.2 -4.6 35.7 4.5
First Pitch Swing % 29.5 29.7 0.2 21.9 -7.8 29.6 7.7 21.7 -7.9 21.4 -0.3
First Pitch Strike % 62.6 63.7 1.1 62.6 -1.1 68.6 6 66.4 -2.2 63.3 -3.1
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Statcast Shift Statistics

SeasonBat SidePAShifts%wOBA - No ShiftwOBA - Shift
2016 R 519 1 0.2 .303 .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 .292 .396

Pitch Tempo

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