Hunter Pence
RF | Bats/Throws: R/R | 6' 4" 216LBS | Age: 40
Draft: 2004 | Rd: 2, #64, Houston Astros | Texas-Arlington
PA AB R H HR SB AVG OBP SLG OPS
2018 248 235 19 53 4 5 .226 .258 .332 .590
2019 316 286 53 85 18 6 .297 .358 .552 .910
2020 56 52 4 5 2 0 .096 .161 .250 .411
14 Seasons 7,006 6,420 891 1,791 244 120 .279 .334 .461 .795
AVG HR SB OPS
2018 .226 4 5 .590
2019 .297 18 6 .910
2020 .096 2 0 .411
14 Seasons .279 244 120 .795
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 32 848 159 21 13.2 9.4 90.1 113.5 2.1 30.8 .268 .505 .347 .358 .438 39.0 21.5 7.2
2016 33 1805 303 21 6.9 4.8 91.0 113.7 5.5 26.1 .264 .431 .349 .341 .401 41.3 21.5 9.7
2017 34 2136 395 23 5.8 4.3 89.0 114.0 4.2 25.3 .255 .425 .303 .319 .363 37.6 18.9 7.4
2018 35 965 178 9 5.1 3.6 88.2 113.6 6.1 28.1 .225 .338 .254 .263 .327 33.7 23.8 4.4
2019 36 1245 219 20 9.1 6.3 91.5 113.1 9.9 36.1 .282 .516 .377 .364 .438 42.6 21.8 8.2
2020 37 197 37 3 8.1 5.4 87.6 108.0 4.2 32.4 .237 .444 .180 .318 .407 45.9 26.8 5.4
Player 7196 1291 97 7.5 5.3 89.9 114.0 5.5 28.6 .258 .440 .322 .329 .390 39.2 21.3 7.6
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 13.8 29.6 3.1 28.9 41.5 29.6 1.9 44.7 13.2 16.4 4.4 13.2 9.4
2016 55.8 16.2 22.4 5.6 31.0 39.3 28.4 3.6 39.6 17.2 22.8 5.9 6.9 4.8
2017 57.5 20.5 17.0 5.1 22.0 48.4 29.6 2.8 48.1 19.2 17.7 6.1 5.8 4.3
2018 51.1 18.0 23.6 7.3 27.5 42.1 30.3 1.7 44.9 22.5 19.7 5.6 5.1 3.6
2019 44.7 22.8 26.0 6.4 30.6 35.6 33.8 1.8 32.9 23.7 22.4 8.7 9.1 6.3
2020 59.5 21.6 13.5 5.4 35.1 40.5 24.3 0.0 45.9 16.2 21.6 5.4 8.1 5.4
Player 53.6 18.7 22.2 5.5 27.6 42.1 30.0 2.5 42.6 19.1 19.9 6.2 7.5 5.3
MLB 44.6 23.5 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 -3.3 -3 85 43.1 18 .067 .200 .206 23.7 16.7 13.6 .227 .525 .377 50.0
2020 Slider 3.1 1 44 22.3 11 .200 .500 .327 48.3 45.5 25.0 .243 .401 .313 40.0
2020 Changeup -12.3 -3 26 13.2 10 .000 .000 .000 26.7 30.0 42.9 .192 .235 .184 57.1
2020 Sinker 1.4 0 19 9.6 9 .222 .556 .363 15.4 0.0 0.0 .424 .840 .531 44.4
2020 Curveball -9.9 -2 16 8.1 6 .000 .000 .000 62.5 66.7 57.1 .057 .058 .054 0.0
2020 Cutter -10.0 0 4 2.0 1 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 -- .099 .107 .094 0.0
2020 Splitter -20.9 0 1 0.5 1 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 -- .520 1.206 .704 100.0
2019 4-Seamer 1.3 5 399 32.0 97 .310 .679 .444 24.3 20.6 16.3 .298 .615 .416 44.6
2019 Slider 4.4 12 266 21.4 72 .354 .692 .466 35.3 18.1 14.1 .347 .629 .436 48.1
2019 Changeup 0.3 0 159 12.8 44 .238 .429 .322 41.0 29.5 27.7 .258 .399 .296 41.4
2019 Sinker 0.4 1 146 11.7 30 .259 .407 .388 24.3 13.3 12.1 .265 .514 .361 39.1
2019 Curveball -1.8 -3 141 11.3 29 .111 .111 .141 41.1 37.9 23.4 .147 .181 .182 31.3
2019 Cutter 5.7 5 83 6.7 26 .480 .680 .512 22.9 11.5 13.0 .281 .455 .327 45.5
2019 Sweeper 5.3 1 17 1.4 6 .400 1.000 .483 40.0 16.7 20.0 .408 1.059 .506 20.0
2019 Splitter 8.5 1 16 1.3 7 .286 .286 .257 53.8 42.9 30.0 .153 .178 .143 25.0
2019 Slurve 12.8 1 4 0.3 1 -- -- .700 100.0 0.0 0.0 -- -- .700 --
2018 4-Seamer -1.8 -6 306 31.7 65 .180 .262 .237 33.9 30.8 21.1 .211 .294 .247 41.5
2018 Sinker 0.1 0 164 17.0 49 .277 .447 .336 17.0 10.2 17.2 .228 .358 .274 32.6
2018 Slider 0.4 1 163 16.9 50 .300 .480 .353 34.4 26.0 23.6 .269 .458 .312 32.4
2018 Curveball -1.4 -2 144 14.9 30 .111 .111 .190 41.4 33.3 18.5 .159 .214 .217 23.5
2018 Changeup 1.4 1 92 9.5 28 .192 .269 .275 25.0 21.4 17.6 .266 .348 .281 47.6
2018 Cutter -2.6 -2 74 7.7 18 .222 .222 .200 34.1 16.7 15.8 .211 .267 .210 13.3
2018 Splitter 0.4 0 11 1.1 4 .333 .333 .400 33.3 0.0 0.0 .220 .669 .442 33.3
2018 Sweeper 25.0 2 7 0.7 2 .500 1.000 .625 50.0 50.0 33.3 .088 .102 .085 0.0
2017 4-Seamer 0.2 2 852 39.9 198 .260 .420 .359 23.5 17.2 15.2 .279 .531 .386 50.7
2017 Slider -0.4 -2 399 18.7 98 .234 .340 .277 35.5 22.4 18.3 .216 .304 .243 20.8
2017 Sinker 0.2 1 338 15.8 77 .329 .429 .377 16.5 10.4 12.9 .326 .525 .390 53.2
2017 Changeup -2.2 -4 188 8.8 70 .221 .221 .216 28.8 20.0 22.2 .212 .296 .228 20.0
2017 Curveball 2.7 5 171 8.0 39 .297 .595 .392 30.2 23.1 12.3 .253 .432 .310 21.4
2017 Cutter 1.7 2 130 6.1 43 .302 .465 .331 31.9 20.9 25.7 .257 .405 .282 38.2
2017 Splitter -3.0 -1 21 1.0 4 .000 .000 .175 37.5 25.0 11.1 .127 .139 .261 0.0
2017 Knuckleball -10.4 -1 10 0.5 3 .000 .000 .000 37.5 33.3 33.3 .000 .000 .000 0.0
2017 Slurve -10.7 -1 9 0.4 2 .000 .000 .000 100.0 100.0 50.0 -- -- .000 --
2017 Sweeper -9.7 -1 8 0.4 3 .000 .000 .000 66.7 66.7 50.0 .007 .014 .009 0.0
2017 Forkball 10.5 0 1 0.0 -- -- -- -- -- 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 618 2,275 6 -17 9 8 6
2009 640 2,493 -17 -2 13 13 6
2010 647 2,387 3 -3 5 11 15
2011 684 2,625 5 2 15 11 34
2012 749 2,866 -13 -16 17 15 3
2013 682 2,573 11 -13 16 14 28
2014 779 3,058 12 -10 14 15 31
2015 223 848 1 3 0 4 8
2016 463 1,889 -2 1 6 7 12
2017 537 2,129 -7 -11 7 10 0
2018 246 961 -6 -6 3 4 -6
2019 312 1,231 14 -3 5 7 23
2020 56 197 0 -8 1 1 -7
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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 848 44.5 62.1 81.6 32.3 53.3 39.6 26.0 45.5 29.5 5.8 83.7
2016 1,805 45.4 64.6 78.8 29.9 50.5 39.9 29.9 45.7 31.3 7.2 77.7
2017 2,136 45.1 65.0 79.2 28.2 61.4 40.3 27.3 44.8 26.9 5.4 77.6
2018 965 47.5 74.3 78.2 33.9 50.3 38.4 38.3 53.1 31.3 7.3 77.1
2019 1,245 42.9 73.3 74.9 34.6 58.8 39.6 38.3 51.3 31.5 6.3 80.5
2020 197 46.7 73.9 79.4 36.2 47.4 42.6 32.1 53.8 32.1 9.1 83.3
Player 7,196 45.1 67.5 78.5 31.2 55.3 39.8 31.3 47.6 29.9 6.4 78.9
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 94 91
2016 68 62 56 49 72 42 52 84 93 74 35 72 7 42 86 13
2017 40 42 46 47 30 48 44 72 95 60 60 35 27 44 85 17
2018 92 78
2019 89 85
2020 49 73
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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 20.4 13 13.7 -1 2 9 7 53.8
2017 21.0 13 17.2 -4 7 16 6 46.2
2018 20.8 4 4.1 0 3 1 3 75.0
2019 20.6 18 18.1 0 3 12 9 50.0
2020 22.4 2 1.7 0 1 2 0 0.0
Player 20.7 50 54.9 -5 16 40 25 50.0

Expected Home Runs by Park

Year HR
2016 13 15 9 16 13 13 15 14 14 11 13 14 13 12 14 14 12 13 16 16 13 10 17 18 13 14 15 16 14 15 10
2017 13 18 14 17 18 19 21 18 13 14 17 20 20 16 18 20 18 17 16 18 16 14 19 21 19 16 12 21 20 19 8
2018 4 4 4 3 5 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 5 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 5 5 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4
2019 18 21 15 18 20 18 21 15 18 13 17 21 18 18 19 17 16 16 19 21 18 20 22 19 13 17 20 21 20 17 16
2020 2 2 1 3 2 2 2 2 0 1 1 2 2 2 2 1 2 2 2 2 2 1 3 2 2 2 1 1 2 2 1
Player 50 60 43 57 58 56 63 53 49 43 52 61 58 52 57 56 52 52 57 61 53 50 66 64 51 53 52 63 60 57 39
! 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 90.1 91.0 0.9 89.0 -2.0 88.2 -0.8 91.5 3.3 87.6 -3.9
Launch Angle 2.1 5.5 3.4 4.2 -1.3 6.1 1.9 9.9 3.8 4.2 -5.7
Barrel % 13.2 6.9 -6.3 5.8 -1.1 5.1 -0.7 9.1 4.0 8.1 -1.0
Hard Hit % 39.0 41.3 2.3 37.6 -3.7 33.7 -3.9 42.6 8.9 45.9 3.3
Sweet Spot % 30.8 26.1 -4.7 25.3 -0.8 28.1 2.8 36.1 8.0 32.4 -3.7
xBA .268 .264 -0.004 .255 -0.009 .225 -0.030 .282 0.057 .237 -0.045
BA .275 .289 0.014 .260 -0.029 .226 -0.034 .297 0.071 .096 -0.201
xwOBA .358 .341 -0.017 .319 -0.022 .263 -0.056 .364 0.101 .318 -0.046
wOBA .347 .349 0.002 .303 -0.046 .254 -0.049 .377 0.123 .180 -0.197
xSLG .505 .431 -0.074 .425 -0.006 .338 -0.087 .516 0.178 .444 -0.072
SLG .478 .451 -0.027 .385 -0.066 .332 -0.053 .552 0.220 .250 -0.302
K% 21.5 21.5 0.0 18.9 -2.6 23.8 4.9 21.8 -2.0 26.8 5.0
BB% 7.2 9.7 2.5 7.4 -2.3 4.4 -3.0 8.2 3.8 5.4 -2.8
Swing % 45.5 45.7 0.2 44.8 -0.9 53.1 8.3 51.3 -1.8 53.8 2.5
Whiff% 29.5 31.3 1.8 26.9 -4.4 31.3 4.4 31.5 0.2 32.1 0.6
In Zone % 44.5 45.4 0.9 45.1 -0.3 47.5 2.4 42.9 -4.6 46.7 3.8
Out of Zone % 55.5 54.6 -0.9 54.9 0.3 52.5 -2.4 57.1 4.6 53.3 -3.8
Out of Zone Swing % 32.3 29.9 -2.4 28.2 -1.7 33.9 5.7 34.6 0.7 36.2 1.6
First Pitch Swing % 26.0 29.9 3.9 27.3 -2.6 38.3 11.0 38.3 0.0 32.1 -6.2
First Pitch Strike % 59.6 62.7 3.1 60.6 -2.1 69.0 8.4 64.6 -4.4 58.9 -5.7
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Statcast Fielder Positioning

wOBA
SeasonAlignment TypeBat SidePAShifts/Shades%No Shift/ShadeShift/Shade
2016 Shifts R 421 3 0.7 .346 .707
2017 Shifts R 536 6 1.1 .304 .000
2018 Shifts R 247 1 0.4 .256 .000
2019 Shifts R 316 9 2.8 .373 .527
2020 Shifts R 56 0 0.0 .180
! 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