Hyeon-Jong Yang
P | B/T: L/L | 6' 0" 200LBS | Age: 34

Stats

W L ERA G GS SV IP SO WHIP
2021 0 3 5.60 12 4 0 35.1 25 1.64
1 Season 0 3 5.60 12 4 0 35.1 25 1.64
G W-L ERA IP SO WHIP
2021 12 0-3 5.60 35.1 25 1.64
1 Season 12 0-3 5.60 35.1 25 1.64

Statcast 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% ERA xERA
2021 33 592 118 17 14.4 10.6 89.7 113.2 13.6 38.1 .298 .573 .383 .400 .443 42.4 15.6 10.0 5.60 7.34
Player 592 118 17 14.4 10.6 89.7 113.2 13.6 38.1 .298 .573 .383 .400 .443 42.4 15.6 10.0
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.

Statcast Pitch Arsenal

Yang relies on 4 pitches.
4-Seam Fastball
(45.8%) ,
Changeup
(27.4%) ,
Slider
(23%) ,
Curveball
(3.9%) ,


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Pitch Tracking



Batted Ball Profile

Season GB % FB % LD % PU % Pull % Straight % Oppo % Weak % Topped % Under % Flare/Burner % Solid % Barrel % Barrel/PA
2021 43.2 24.6 25.4 6.8 39.8 37.3 22.9 5.1 32.2 21.2 19.5 6.8 14.4 10.6
Player 43.2 24.6 25.4 6.8 39.8 37.3 22.9 5.1 32.2 21.2 19.5 6.8 14.4 10.6
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.

Pitch Movement


How this works: Every pitch is affected by the forces of gravity, which means that every pitch drops on its way from the mound to the plate. These numbers are reported with gravity, which makes them larger and different than other pitch movement numbers you may have seen. Since gravity requires time, and slower pitches aren’t ‘better’ just because they have more time to move, the movement of a pitch is compared to ‘average’ movement by comparing it to other MLB pitch types within +/- 2 MPH and from within +/- 0.5 feet of extension and release.
Vertical Movement (inches) Horizontal Movement (inches)
Year Pitch Team Hand # MPH Inches of Drop vs Avg % vs Avg Inches of Break vs Avg % Break vs Avg
2021 4-Seamer TEX L 271 89.9 16.1 0.7 4 1.6 -4.8 -75
2021 Curveball TEX L 23 72.1 67.6 2.0 3 4.1 -8.2 -67
2021 Changeup TEX L 162 81.4 31.3 -1.1 -4 13.7 0.6 4
2021 Slider TEX L 136 80.5 43.0 1.2 3 4.9 -3.8 -44
! 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 %
2021 4-Seamer 0.1 0 271 45.8 63 .340 .453 .417 18.5 11.1 13.2 .317 .501 .406 39.1
2021 Changeup 1.8 3 162 27.4 47 .268 .512 .382 30.5 27.7 20.0 .268 .539 .370 41.4
2021 Slider 3.9 5 136 23.0 45 .279 .674 .439 13.3 11.1 10.0 .306 .712 .435 47.4
2021 Curveball -3.7 -1 23 3.9 5 .200 .400 .250 0.0 0.0 0.0 .277 .457 .319 40.0
! Note: Years are in reverse order.
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Spin Direction

Year Pitch Type Pitches MPH Active Spin % Total Movement (In.) Spin-Based Observed Deviation
2021 Changeup 162 81.4 89 16.7 10:45 10:00 45
2021 Curveball 23 72.1 82 18.4 5:30 5:30 0
2021 4-Seam Fastball 271 89.9 87 17.1 11:30 11:45 -15
2021 Slider 136 80.5 30 6.4 2:45 4:00 -75
! Note: This table is showing data from the PITCHER perspective.
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Swing/Take

Runs
Year Team PA Pitches Heart Shadow Chase Waste All
2021 160 592 -7 6 4 4 8
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Plate Discipline

Season Pitches Zone % Zone Swing % Zone Contact % Chase % Chase Contact % Edge % 1st Pitch Strike % Swing % Whiff % Meatball % Meatball Swing %
2021 592 51.5 71.8 87.2 26.1 58.7 38.7 56.9 49.7 20.1 6.6 76.9
Player 592 51.5 71.8 87.2 26.1 58.7 38.7 56.9 49.7 20.1 6.6 76.9
MLB 48.5 66.9 82.0 28.4 58.3 42.6 60.8 47.1 24.7 7.3 76.1
! Note: All figures in this table cover the period 2015-present.

Percentile Rankings

Year xwOBA /
xERA
xBA xSLG xISO xOBP Brl Brl% EV Hard
Hit%
K% BB% Whiff% Chase
Rate
FB
Velo
FB
Spin
CB
Spin
Extension
2021 12 33 79
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Expected Home Runs

Year Team Avg HR Trot Actual HR xHR HR-xHR Doubters Mostly Gone No Doubters No Doubter %
2021 24.5 9 9.4 0 3 6 5 55.6

Expected Home Runs by Park

Year HR
2021 9 10 11 9 9 9 9 12 10 9 8 11 7 8 8 10 11 10 9 9 10 9 9 9 10 10 9 8 8 8 12
! 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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Statcast Shift Statistics

vs RHHvs LHH
YearPAwOBAPAShifts%PAShifts%
2021 160 .383 115 21 18.3 45 29 64.4

Pitch Tempo

Bases EmptyRunners On Base
SeasonTeamPitchesTempoFast %Slow %PitchesTempoFast %Slow %
2021 156 18.1 14.7% 1.9% 92 24.6 0.0% 13.0%
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Pitch Distribution