Hyun Jin Ryu
P | B/T: R/L | 6' 3" 250LBS | Age: 35

Poor Avg Great

Stats

W L ERA G GS SV IP SO WHIP
2022 2 0 5.67 6 6 0 27.0 16 1.33
9 Seasons 75 45 3.27 175 174 1 1003.1 896 1.18
G W-L ERA IP SO WHIP
2022 6 2-0 5.67 27.0 16 1.33
9 Seasons 175 75-45 3.27 1003.1 896 1.18

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
2016 29 89 18 1 5.6 4.2 91.0 107.8 13.4 27.8 .280 .452 .462 .329 .382 44.4 16.7 8.3 11.57 4.61
2017 30 2128 376 26 6.9 4.8 87.5 113.9 10.1 36.2 .259 .437 .336 .328 .386 31.6 21.4 8.3 3.77 4.67
2018 31 1238 219 15 6.8 4.6 86.2 112.4 13.2 30.6 .220 .359 .268 .269 .351 28.8 27.5 4.6 1.97 3.01
2019 32 2706 532 25 4.7 3.5 86.6 115.3 7.2 32.5 .249 .370 .263 .281 .349 30.8 22.5 3.3 2.32 3.43
2020 33 1132 185 6 3.2 2.2 87.0 109.6 9.6 32.4 .233 .335 .279 .275 .341 29.2 26.2 6.2 2.69 3.16
2021 34 2689 519 44 8.5 6.3 89.6 113.9 9.8 33.7 .265 .440 .313 .323 .384 41.6 20.4 5.3 4.37 4.45
2022 35 395 93 9 9.7 8 91.1 114.0 11.2 37.6 .289 .502 .367 .350 .395 44.1 14.2 3.5 5.67 5.22
Player 10377 1942 126 6.5 4.7 87.8 115.3 9.6 33.5 .252 .403 .299 .303 .368 34.2 22.3 5.3
MLB 6.7 4.6 88.4 122.2 12.1 33.0 .245 .406 .316 .315 .368 35.7 22.0 8.4
! Note: All figures in this table cover the period 2015-present.

Statcast Pitch Arsenal

Ryu relies on 4 pitches.
4-Seam Fastball
(41.8%) ,
Changeup
(23.8%) ,
Curveball
(21%) ,
Cutter
(13.4%) ,


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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
2016 50.0 22.2 22.2 5.6 44.4 50.0 5.6 5.6 27.8 22.2 27.8 11.1 5.6 4.2
2017 47.3 21.0 26.6 5.1 37.2 39.6 23.1 5.3 33.8 20.7 25.8 5.3 6.9 4.8
2018 47.0 24.2 21.0 7.8 40.6 35.2 24.2 4.6 35.2 25.1 23.3 4.1 6.8 4.6
2019 52.4 16.0 27.1 4.5 33.8 41.2 25.0 4.3 38.7 18.0 26.3 5.5 4.7 3.5
2020 52.4 17.8 23.2 6.5 43.8 29.2 27.0 7.0 34.6 21.1 28.1 4.3 3.2 2.2
2021 47.2 22.9 24.3 5.6 36.8 39.7 23.5 4.2 34.9 22.2 25.2 4.8 8.5 6.3
2022 46.2 26.9 22.6 4.3 40.9 39.8 19.4 2.2 35.5 21.5 21.5 9.7 9.7 8.0
Player 49.1 20.5 24.9 5.5 37.4 38.7 23.9 4.7 35.7 21.0 25.5 5.3 6.5 4.7
MLB 44.9 23.0 25.0 7.1 36.7 37.7 25.4 3.8 33.1 24.5 24.4 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
2022 Changeup TOR L 94 79.6 36.5 1.3 4 14.1 0.1 1
2022 Cutter TOR L 53 86.0 26.7 3.5 12 2.1 -5.8 -159
2022 Curveball TOR L 83 71.9 67.8 0.4 1 12.8 0.2 1
2022 4-Seamer TOR L 165 89.3 21.3 -3.6 -20 12.6 6.1 95
2021 Cutter TOR L 685 86.3 28.2 1.4 5 0.4 -3.4 -115
2021 Sinker TOR L 21 89.3 24.4 -0.1 0 19.6 5.2 36
2021 Slider TOR L 14 79.8 42.1 -0.6 -1 3.1 -6.7 -69
2021 Curveball TOR L 338 73.9 64.2 1.9 3 11.7 0.6 6
2021 4-Seamer TOR L 947 89.9 20.9 -3.9 -23 11.9 5.2 76
2021 Changeup TOR L 684 79.9 36.2 1.2 3 14.0 0.2 2
2020 Cutter TOR L 276 85.5 30.0 0.7 2 1.4 -1.8 -55
2020 Sinker TOR L 113 89.1 24.8 0.3 1 15.7 1.6 11
2020 Curveball TOR L 149 72.3 66.7 1.6 2 13.2 1.5 13
2020 Changeup TOR L 315 79.6 36.7 2.1 6 13.2 -0.2 -2
2020 4-Seamer TOR L 278 89.8 20.5 -3.2 -19 9.7 3.2 48
2019 4-Seamer LAD L 738 90.7 19.5 -2.5 -15 10.2 3.2 45
2019 Changeup LAD L 743 80.0 36.8 2.3 7 12.6 -0.7 -5
2019 Sinker LAD L 361 90.1 24.7 0.7 3 15.6 1.4 10
2019 Curveball LAD L 330 72.7 66.1 1.5 2 13.4 1.9 17
2019 Cutter LAD L 525 87.0 28.9 -0.3 -1 1.2 -1.0 -46
2019 Slider LAD L 8 80.7 44.6 2.6 6 4.0 -4.7 -54
2018 Cutter LAD L 301 87.2 27.4 0.7 2 1.1 -1.3 -54
2018 Curveball LAD L 225 73.6 65.3 2.2 4 12.1 1.7 16
2018 4-Seamer LAD L 394 90.3 19.2 -1.9 -11 8.9 2.2 34
2018 Changeup LAD L 230 81.1 33.9 0.2 1 12.8 -0.4 -3
2018 Sinker LAD L 69 89.6 23.6 -0.6 -3 15.0 0.9 6
2018 Slider LAD L 16 78.8 51.3 6.4 14 5.1 -3.2 -39
2017 4-Seamer LAD L 718 90.4 16.5 -0.6 -4 10.6 3.3 44
2017 Sinker LAD L 62 89.6 20.7 -1.9 -9 13.1 -1.1 -8
2017 Cutter LAD L 378 86.5 27.0 0.7 3 0.2 -1.8 -88
2017 Curveball LAD L 332 71.7 65.3 1.3 2 11.3 0.2 2
2017 Slider LAD L 84 77.9 46.8 1.5 3 2.6 -6.3 -71
2017 Changeup LAD L 536 80.9 29.8 -1.7 -5 14.4 1.8 14
2016 4-Seamer LAD L 45 90.3 15.3 0.5 3 7.3 -0.7 -8
2016 Sinker LAD L 3 90.2 13.4 -7.4 -36 9.6 -4.8 -33
2016 Curveball LAD L 11 69.7 70.5 6.0 9 12.5 2.0 20
2016 Changeup LAD L 16 82.4 27.9 -2.9 -10 10.2 -2.7 -21
2016 Slider LAD L 10 83.9 30.2 -4.6 -13 5.2 2.2 72
! 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 %
2022 4-Seamer 1.4 2 165 41.8 38 .333 .611 .416 12.9 10.5 12.1 .356 .682 .455 46.9
2022 Changeup -1.2 -1 94 23.8 42 .268 .512 .338 30.0 21.4 27.3 .279 .421 .310 34.4
2022 Curveball -0.9 -1 83 21.0 14 .231 .385 .293 13.3 14.3 8.7 .177 .346 .255 36.4
2022 Cutter 3.6 2 53 13.4 19 .316 .579 .379 3.2 5.3 9.1 .263 .441 .299 61.1
2021 4-Seamer -0.1 -1 947 35.2 204 .270 .497 .356 18.4 19.1 19.3 .276 .513 .363 58.4
2021 Cutter 0.0 0 685 25.5 197 .253 .405 .304 19.2 23.9 19.7 .261 .418 .303 39.6
2021 Changeup -0.1 0 684 25.4 216 .256 .414 .320 25.3 14.8 14.1 .274 .410 .318 31.6
2021 Curveball 0.4 1 338 12.6 74 .239 .380 .284 35.0 32.4 19.5 .217 .378 .270 29.8
2021 Sinker 7.3 2 21 0.8 5 .750 1.500 .900 14.3 0.0 0.0 .449 1.057 .639 50.0
2021 Slider -5.0 -1 14 0.5 5 .000 .000 .000 14.3 20.0 10.0 .168 .177 .162 50.0
2020 Changeup -1.7 -5 315 27.8 99 .185 .261 .258 30.6 22.2 20.0 .229 .309 .263 23.9
2020 4-Seamer 0.8 2 279 24.6 55 .353 .569 .435 18.9 21.8 13.0 .296 .501 .364 35.9
2020 Cutter -3.1 -8 276 24.4 62 .200 .333 .257 29.7 33.9 29.6 .170 .246 .196 28.2
2020 Curveball -1.5 -2 149 13.2 37 .171 .200 .199 32.3 43.2 20.3 .174 .208 .196 26.3
2020 Sinker 1.1 1 113 10.0 22 .389 .556 .461 4.8 4.5 10.0 .395 .521 .451 41.2
2019 Changeup -3.2 -24 743 27.5 262 .190 .292 .233 29.6 19.8 21.4 .235 .338 .259 23.0
2019 4-Seamer -0.7 -5 738 27.3 177 .222 .364 .285 19.8 24.9 19.1 .248 .362 .289 33.6
2019 Cutter -0.2 -1 525 19.4 134 .285 .438 .329 23.1 25.4 20.5 .275 .449 .314 42.3
2019 Sinker -0.2 -1 361 13.3 89 .346 .469 .431 13.6 5.6 12.8 .308 .416 .340 33.3
2019 Curveball -1.8 -6 330 12.2 57 .193 .316 .218 40.4 49.1 30.4 .182 .299 .202 31.0
2019 Slider -7.8 -1 8 0.3 2 .000 .000 .000 25.0 0.0 0.0 .089 .122 .087 0.0
2018 4-Seamer -2.1 -8 394 31.8 102 .200 .337 .264 26.9 32.4 25.0 .206 .368 .276 38.7
2018 Cutter 0.0 0 301 24.3 86 .274 .452 .331 17.4 23.3 24.4 .274 .447 .318 37.5
2018 Changeup -1.3 -3 230 18.6 65 .161 .258 .224 40.0 27.7 31.6 .197 .305 .232 11.1
2018 Curveball -1.9 -4 225 18.2 52 .216 .294 .231 27.7 28.8 26.8 .179 .250 .196 16.7
2018 Sinker -0.8 -1 69 5.6 15 .286 .429 .333 17.9 20.0 30.0 .247 .360 .294 27.3
2018 Slider 11.1 2 16 1.3 2 1.000 4.000 1.350 0.0 0.0 0.0 .247 .947 .591 100.0
2017 4-Seamer 2.3 16 718 33.7 168 .355 .717 .472 19.9 22.6 17.3 .287 .578 .388 45.7
2017 Changeup -2.0 -11 536 25.2 150 .227 .369 .301 33.3 21.3 18.9 .238 .389 .289 23.6
2017 Cutter -0.5 -2 378 17.8 105 .207 .293 .286 16.7 19.0 16.0 .227 .286 .288 22.2
2017 Curveball -1.3 -4 332 15.6 63 .158 .316 .228 39.4 34.9 30.1 .216 .319 .261 29.7
2017 Slider 0.0 0 84 3.9 27 .200 .240 .231 18.6 11.1 9.4 .284 .462 .342 22.7
2017 Sinker 5.6 3 62 2.9 21 .529 .765 .631 14.3 4.8 6.3 .460 .737 .545 43.8
! 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
2020 Changeup 313 79.6 99 14.9 9:45 9:30 15
2020 Curveball 149 72.3 87 22.0 4:45 4:45 0
2020 Cutter 263 85.5 48 6.5 11:15 12:30 -75
2020 4-Seam Fastball 277 89.8 97 16.2 10:30 10:45 -15
2020 Sinker 108 89.1 95 18.5 10:30 10:00 30
2021 Changeup 682 79.9 99 15.8 9:45 9:45 0
2021 Curveball 336 73.9 84 20.8 4:45 4:45 0
2021 Cutter 667 86.3 55 7.9 11:15 12:00 -45
2021 4-Seam Fastball 943 89.9 98 17.5 10:30 10:30 0
2021 Sinker 21 89.3 98 22.6 10:15 9:45 30
2021 Slider 14 79.8 28 5.5 2:30 3:45 -75
2022 Changeup 94 79.6 99 16.0 9:45 9:30 15
2022 Curveball 83 71.9 85 22.1 4:45 4:45 0
2022 Cutter 53 86.0 67 9.7 11:00 11:30 -30
2022 4-Seam Fastball 165 89.3 99 18.1 10:30 10:30 0
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Swing/Take

Runs
Year Team PA Pitches Heart Shadow Chase Waste All
2013 818 3,228 -12 -33 15 8 -22
2014 633 2,443 -6 -12 8 5 -6
2017 534 2,110 4 -19 9 9 3
2018 403 1,539 -11 -17 9 4 -15
2019 740 2,779 -16 -31 4 4 -38
2020 290 1,177 -4 -11 5 4 -6
2021 701 2,689 -1 -18 14 6 1
2022 113 395 2 -2 2 1 2
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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 %
2016 89 42.7 78.9 83.3 23.5 58.3 34.8 54.2 47.2 23.8 6.7 50.0
2017 2,128 44.4 63.7 81.4 29.6 57.9 44.2 60.4 44.8 25.7 5.0 73.6
2018 1,238 49.6 65.3 79.3 27.4 55.0 45.7 58.6 46.2 27.3 5.9 71.2
2019 2,706 47.4 67.6 81.3 33.5 62.1 44.3 62.0 49.7 24.7 5.8 72.0
2020 1,132 45.4 71.0 79.5 31.2 60.6 45.5 58.2 49.3 26.0 5.7 86.2
2021 2,689 49.6 64.6 83.3 30.5 63.7 46.6 63.9 47.5 22.6 5.7 76.6
2022 395 53.7 66.0 87.1 23.5 67.4 44.6 57.5 46.3 16.9 6.1 70.8
Player 10,377 47.6 66.1 81.7 30.5 60.8 45.1 61.1 47.5 24.5 5.6 74.7
MLB 48.5 66.9 82.0 28.4 58.4 42.6 60.7 47.0 24.6 7.3 76.0
! 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
2017 33 31 30 32 36 21 31 41 63 48 51 61 72 11 14 43 81
2018 90 73 71 64 96 53 40 92 93 79 95 68 44 9 11 60 81
2019 82 43 73 91 86 32 89 93 89 50 99 46 88 8 11 58 77
2020 82 56 79 89 79 46 94 73 90 64 79 45 80 4 6 52 76
2021 35 19 27 35 60 4 38 32 27 27 91 22 76 5 4 59 64
2022 4 4 57 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 19.1 1 0.7 0 1 1 0 0.0
2017 21.9 22 20.3 2 6 16 10 45.5
2018 22.7 10 9.5 1 8 9 2 20.0
2019 22.7 18 17.1 1 8 14 8 44.4
2020 23.0 8 8.1 0 5 4 4 50.0
2021 23.9 24 26.5 -3 9 23 10 41.7
2022 23.3 5 6.1 -1 2 5 2 40.0

Expected Home Runs by Park

Year HR
2016 1 1 0 1 1 1 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 1 1 1 0 1 1 0 1 1 1 1 2 1 0 1 1
2017 22 19 25 20 18 20 18 23 24 19 19 16 14 16 21 25 23 22 13 24 27 16 17 24 21 21 24 15 23 18 25
2018 10 11 14 9 8 12 7 12 12 7 9 9 7 7 9 9 10 11 10 12 10 9 9 10 10 10 11 6 7 6 12
2019 18 20 17 18 18 16 16 23 18 14 17 17 9 13 12 21 13 22 13 15 20 14 15 18 19 20 23 16 17 16 24
2020 8 7 9 8 8 8 0 9 8 10 10 8 8 7 8 8 8 9 8 8 8 8 8 9 8 8 9 7 8 6 8
2021 24 28 32 19 27 29 26 31 27 26 21 29 18 19 22 33 29 27 24 24 29 27 24 29 25 27 31 25 27 26 34
2022 5 5 6 5 6 8 6 5 7 7 5 4 4 6 7 7 8 7 8 6 7 5 5 7 6 6 7 5 7 4 7
! 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 +/-  
Fastball Velocity 90.3 89.1 -1.2 89 -0.1 89.4 0.4 87.9 -1.5 88.4 0.5 88.5 0.1
Offspeed Velocity 82.4 80.9 -1.5 81.1 0.2 80 -1.1 79.6 -0.4 79.9 0.3 79.6 -0.3
Breaking Velocity 76.5 73 -3.5 73.9 0.9 72.8 -1.1 72.3 -0.5 74.1 1.8 71.9 -2.2
Exit Velocity 91 87.5 -3.5 86.2 -1.3 86.6 0.4 87 0.4 89.6 2.6 91.1 1.5
Launch Angle 13.4 10.1 -3.3 13.2 3.1 7.2 -6 9.6 2.4 9.8 0.2 11.2 1.4
Barrel % 5.6 6.9 1.3 6.8 -0.1 4.7 -2.1 3.2 -1.5 8.5 5.3 9.7 1.2
Hard Hit % 44.4 31.6 -12.8 28.8 -2.8 30.8 2 29.2 -1.6 41.6 12.4 44.1 2.5
Sweet Spot % 27.8 36.2 8.4 30.6 -5.6 32.5 1.9 32.4 -0.1 33.7 1.3 37.6 3.9
xBA .28 .259 -0.021 .22 -0.039 .249 0.029 .233 -0.016 .265 0.032 .289 0.024
BA .364 .263 -0.101 .221 -0.042 .234 0.013 .234 0 .258 0.024 .294 0.036
xwOBA .329 .328 -0.001 .269 -0.059 .281 0.012 .275 -0.006 .323 0.048 .35 0.027
wOBA .462 .336 -0.126 .268 -0.068 .263 -0.005 .279 0.016 .313 0.034 .367 0.054
xSLG .452 .437 -0.015 .359 -0.078 .37 0.011 .335 -0.035 .44 0.105 .502 0.062
SLG .727 .462 -0.265 .362 -0.1 .359 -0.003 .352 -0.007 .435 0.083 .541 0.106
K% 16.7 21.4 4.7 27.5 6.1 22.5 -5 26.2 3.7 20.4 -5.8 14.2 -6.2
BB% 8.3 8.3 0 4.6 -3.7 3.3 -1.3 6.2 2.9 5.3 -0.9 3.5 -1.8
Swing % 47.2 44.8 -2.4 46.2 1.4 49.7 3.5 49.3 -0.4 47.5 -1.8 46.3 -1.2
Whiff% 23.8 25.7 1.9 27.3 1.6 24.7 -2.6 26 1.3 22.6 -3.4 16.9 -5.7
In Zone % 42.7 44.4 1.7 49.6 5.2 47.4 -2.2 45.4 -2 49.6 4.2 53.7 4.1
Out of Zone % 57.3 55.6 -1.7 50.4 -5.2 52.6 2.2 54.6 2 50.4 -4.2 46.3 -4.1
Out of Zone Swing % 23.5 29.6 6.1 27.4 -2.2 33.5 6.1 31.2 -2.3 30.5 -0.7 23.5 -7
First Pitch Swing % 33.3 24.6 -8.7 23.1 -1.5 27.5 4.4 28.7 1.2 26.5 -2.2 23.9 -2.6
First Pitch Strike % 54.2 60.4 6.2 58.6 -1.8 62 3.4 58.2 -3.8 63.9 5.7 57.5 -6.4
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Statcast Shift Statistics

vs RHHvs LHH
YearPAwOBAPAShifts%PAShifts%
2016 23 .462 18 4 22.2 5 0 0.0
2017 538 .336 395 39 9.9 143 47 32.9
2018 322 .267 246 35 14.2 76 27 35.5
2019 721 .263 544 205 37.7 177 84 47.5
2020 274 .280 222 34 15.3 52 13 25.0
2021 665 .319 524 59 11.3 141 60 42.6
2022 113 .367 94 71 75.5 19 7 36.8

Pitch Tempo