Howie Kendrick
2B | Bats/Throws: R/R | 5' 11" 225LBS | Age: 40
Draft: 2002 | Rd: 10, #294, Anaheim Angels | St. John's River Community College
PA AB R H HR SB AVG OBP SLG OPS
2018 160 152 17 46 4 1 .303 .331 .474 .805
2019 370 334 61 115 17 2 .344 .395 .572 .967
2020 100 91 11 25 2 0 .275 .320 .385 .705
15 Seasons 6,421 5,950 792 1,747 127 126 .294 .337 .430 .767
AVG HR SB OPS
2018 .303 4 1 .805
2019 .344 17 2 .967
2020 .275 2 0 .705
15 Seasons .294 127 126 .767
MLB Percentile Rankings
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 31 1863 384 15 3.9 3.0 90.3 111.6 1.2 31.3 .285 .411 .325 .325 .368 41.4 16.6 5.5
2016 32 2069 394 23 5.8 4.2 90.5 111.0 1.7 26.9 .268 .416 .303 .332 .367 42.1 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 .271 .423 .342 .312 .367 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 5.0 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 5.0 90.1 113.3 4.0 32.4 .286 .460 .339 .346 .390 41.9 17.0 6.9
MLB 6.9 4.7 88.4 122.4 12.2 33.1 .245 .405 .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 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 43.9 33.8 3.0 45.9 11.4 26.1 5.6 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 44.5 30.0 3.1 42.7 13.2 27.5 5.8 6.7 5.0
MLB 44.7 23.4 24.9 7.0 37.0 37.6 25.3 3.9 32.8 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 %
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 -3.1 -2 70 18.2 15 .143 .214 .190 41.9 33.3 18.5 .195 .255 .228 22.2
2020 Curveball 0.3 0 40 10.4 9 .222 .333 .239 14.3 22.2 14.3 .341 .488 .354 57.1
2020 Changeup 2.6 1 38 9.9 14 .286 .714 .414 30.0 35.7 29.4 .270 .666 .383 66.7
2020 Cutter -6.5 -2 27 7.0 5 .000 .000 .000 38.5 60.0 42.9 .059 .061 .055 50.0
2020 Sweeper 11.1 1 8 2.1 2 .500 .500 .450 25.0 0.0 0.0 .353 .359 .320 0.0
2020 Splitter -0.9 0 4 1.0 2 .500 .500 .450 33.3 0.0 0.0 .408 .537 .406 50.0
2019 4-Seamer 1.1 5 452 32.4 126 .324 .613 .448 8.8 11.1 11.5 .367 .791 .495 54.1
2019 Sinker 1.8 5 276 19.8 85 .456 .620 .488 8.8 7.1 9.0 .372 .556 .419 50.0
2019 Slider 0.2 1 255 18.3 59 .309 .491 .368 30.8 25.4 17.4 .188 .347 .259 36.6
2019 Curveball 3.9 7 185 13.2 34 .387 .774 .488 25.9 14.7 7.2 .461 .873 .543 48.1
2019 Cutter 1.4 2 111 7.9 30 .231 .385 .350 18.3 10.0 10.7 .269 .435 .351 47.8
2019 Changeup 2.0 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
2019 Slurve -0.4 0 4 0.3 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2019 Sweeper 1.5 0 1 0.1 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
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 2.1 2 90 16.2 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 .278 .608 .372 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
2018 Sweeper -0.2 0 2 0.4 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2017 4-Seamer -0.6 -3 477 36.4 111 .306 .388 .340 14.1 15.3 12.3 .289 .429 .346 32.9
2017 Sinker 1.5 4 277 21.1 68 .379 .500 .443 8.8 4.4 4.3 .280 .410 .356 30.9
2017 Slider 2.0 4 224 17.1 55 .340 .679 .418 37.4 38.2 24.4 .253 .564 .338 42.4
2017 Curveball -2.5 -3 119 9.1 29 .143 .250 .216 39.6 37.9 27.5 .194 .270 .216 35.3
2017 Changeup 5.3 6 114 8.7 42 .333 .564 .427 27.9 21.4 18.4 .306 .567 .390 33.3
2017 Cutter -0.3 0 78 6.0 22 .318 .364 .302 25.6 31.8 21.9 .268 .363 .273 33.3
2017 Splitter 14.9 1 7 0.5 2 .500 2.000 1.000 33.3 0.0 0.0 .489 1.696 .882 50.0
2017 Knuckleball -14.0 -1 4 0.3 2 .000 .000 .000 33.3 0.0 -- .250 .506 .315 50.0
2017 Sweeper -3.7 0 4 0.3 1 .000 .000 .000 50.0 0.0 0.0 .033 .062 .036 0.0
! 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 3 3
2009 416 1,577 5 -9 6 5 7
2010 649 2,381 -14 1 7 6 0
2011 578 2,291 1 -12 9 10 8
2012 592 2,146 -1 -10 5 5 -1
2013 508 1,904 -12 2 6 6 2
2014 677 2,526 15 -17 14 7 19
2015 516 1,927 0 0 6 5 11
2016 563 2,154 -19 -8 12 8 -7
2017 336 1,317 -6 1 7 6 9
2018 159 555 1 -3 1 2 0
2019 434 1,666 6 -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 51.4 68.9 86.4 32.4 65.9 44.1 29.5 51.2 19.7 8.3 74.0
2016 2,069 50.4 67.2 86.6 28.4 61.5 42.4 29.7 47.9 20.8 9.1 77.2
2017 1,310 50.3 64.4 83.0 31.5 67.6 41.8 21.9 48.0 21.5 8.2 79.4
2018 557 53.3 70.9 86.2 35.5 60.9 44.3 29.6 54.2 21.2 6.8 81.6
2019 1,397 49.3 64.0 91.4 31.4 66.2 43.4 21.7 47.5 17.0 8.2 72.2
2020 384 48.2 65.9 87.7 35.7 64.8 41.7 21.4 50.3 20.7 6.8 53.8
Player 7,580 50.5 66.8 86.8 31.3 64.7 43.0 26.4 49.2 20.0 8.3 75.2
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 58 90 57 37 59 40 37 80 86 80 63 23 59 29 48
2016 60 70 46 37 72 47 42 76 80 79 62 65 58 53 48 74
2017 92 44 21
2018 71 36
2019 99 100 98 94 96 62 81 90 86 93 91 33 88 32 21 14
2020 67 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 9.5 -2 8 12 1 12.5
2017 21.1 9 8.7 0 5 5 5 55.6
2018 21.2 4 3.6 0 2 1 3 75.0
2019 22.1 19 20.1 -1 7 16 9 47.4
2020 23.4 2 2.1 0 2 1 1 50.0
Player 21.6 42 44.0 -2 24 35 19 45.2

Expected Home Runs by Park

Year HR
2016 8 9 3 14 9 7 11 10 10 4 8 11 12 6 8 15 4 7 9 13 6 5 15 18 10 8 10 16 13 10 5
2017 9 10 9 9 7 7 8 9 6 7 7 8 12 9 8 10 8 7 11 7 11 9 9 11 10 7 7 13 12 7 6
2018 4 4 3 3 3 3 4 3 3 3 3 4 5 4 3 4 4 3 4 3 4 4 5 4 4 3 3 4 4 4 3
2019 19 24 16 20 22 21 22 18 16 16 18 22 24 19 20 22 16 18 19 21 21 21 25 23 17 18 18 24 26 21 16
2020 2 2 2 4 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 3 2 1 2 2 2 2 2 2
Player 42 49 33 50 43 40 47 42 37 32 38 47 55 40 41 53 34 37 45 46 44 41 57 58 42 38 40 59 57 44 32
! 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 +/-  
Exit Velocity 90.3 90.5 0.2 87.5 -3.0 90.2 2.7 91.7 1.5 88.8 -2.9
Launch Angle 1.2 1.7 0.5 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 34.0 -8.1 44.4 10.4 48.3 3.9 39.5 -8.8
Sweet Spot % 31.3 26.9 -4.4 33.9 7.0 36.3 2.4 36.9 0.6 39.5 2.6
xBA .285 .268 -0.017 .272 0.004 .271 -0.001 .332 0.061 .282 -0.050
BA .295 .255 -0.040 .315 0.060 .303 -0.012 .344 0.041 .275 -0.069
xwOBA .325 .332 0.007 .337 0.005 .312 -0.025 .418 0.106 .332 -0.086
wOBA .325 .303 -0.022 .361 0.058 .342 -0.019 .400 0.058 .298 -0.102
xSLG .411 .416 0.005 .454 0.038 .423 -0.031 .614 0.191 .450 -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 17.0 3.8
BB% 5.5 9.2 3.7 6.6 -2.6 3.1 -3.5 7.3 4.2 7.0 -0.3
Swing % 51.2 47.9 -3.3 48.0 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 17.0 -4.2 20.7 3.7
In Zone % 51.4 50.4 -1.0 50.3 -0.1 53.3 3.0 49.3 -4.0 48.2 -1.1
Out of Zone % 48.6 49.6 1.0 49.7 0.1 46.7 -3.0 50.7 4.0 51.8 1.1
Out of Zone Swing % 32.4 28.4 -4.0 31.5 3.1 35.5 4.0 31.4 -4.1 35.7 4.3
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 6.0 66.4 -2.2 63.3 -3.1
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Statcast Fielder Positioning

wOBA
SeasonAlignment TypeBat SidePAShifts/Shades%No Shift/ShadeShift/Shade
2016 Shifts R 527 3 0.6 .300 .707
2017 Shifts R 333 1 0.3 .358 .877
2018 Shifts R 159 0 0.0 .342
2019 Shifts R 369 4 1.1 .399 .485
2020 Shifts R 98 5 5.1 .292 .396
! 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 %
2010 728 15.0 50.7% 1.1% 390 23.0 0.8% 10.3%
2011 662 14.9 51.2% 1.2% 381 22.0 2.4% 7.9%
2012 588 15.9 37.2% 1.4% 333 22.6 1.2% 9.3%
2013 495 16.4 28.1% 2.0% 264 23.6 0.0% 12.5%
2014 704 16.9 23.6% 1.3% 427 23.4 1.2% 7.5%
2015 540 17.2 32.4% 2.8% 258 22.4 3.9% 17.8%
2016 622 16.8 35.7% 1.4% 313 23.3 5.4% 14.7%
2017 419 15.4 45.6% 0.5% 181 21.8 3.3% 6.1%
2018 155 16.1 37.4% 0.0% 72 20.7 1.4% 5.6%
2019 391 16.8 31.2% 0.5% 245 22.5 1.2% 8.6%
2020 91 16.4 34.1% 0.0% 70 22.1 0.0% 1.4%
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