Ian Happ
LF | Bats/Throws: S/R | 6' 0" 205LBS | Age: 29
Draft: 2015 | Rd: 1, #9, Chicago Cubs | Cincinnati
PA AB R H HR SB AVG OBP SLG OPS
2022 641 573 72 155 17 9 .271 .342 .440 .782
2023 691 580 86 144 21 14 .248 .360 .431 .791
2024 194 167 23 36 2 1 .216 .325 .317 .642
8 Seasons 3,323 2,874 414 710 127 52 .247 .342 .446 .788
AVG HR SB OPS
2022 .271 17 9 .782
2023 .248 21 14 .791
2024 .216 2 1 .642
8 Seasons .247 127 52 .788
MLB Percentile Rankings
Hits Spray Chart

Statcast Batting Statistics

Season Age Pitches Batted
Balls
Barrels Barrel % Barrel/PA Exit
Velocity
Max EV Launch
Angle
LA Sweet-
Spot %
XBA XSLG WOBA XWOBA XWOBACON HardHit% K% BB%
2017 22 1618 241 32 13.3 7.7 88.5 114.2 13.3 37.3 .246 .477 .349 .336 .461 39.4 31.2 9.4
2018 23 1917 222 27 12.2 5.8 90.0 110.5 14.1 39.2 .212 .397 .329 .322 .459 40.5 36.1 15.2
2019 24 634 102 14 13.7 9.0 89.8 112.7 16.0 27.5 .237 .510 .368 .342 .423 38.2 25.0 9.6
2020 25 941 136 14 10.3 6.1 91.1 109.1 9.0 37.5 .261 .469 .369 .362 .455 48.5 27.3 13.0
2021 26 2250 312 34 10.9 6.4 89.5 112.1 9.9 30.8 .220 .396 .328 .317 .396 41.3 29.2 11.6
2022 27 2572 428 28 6.5 4.4 89.7 113.9 10.9 29.2 .239 .379 .339 .306 .359 40.4 23.2 9.0
2023 28 2862 433 39 9.0 5.6 89.9 112.6 13.0 36.7 .254 .427 .345 .350 .392 39.0 22.1 14.3
2024 29 821 113 10 8.8 5.2 89.8 114.0 9.8 30.1 .217 .348 .296 .304 .355 38.9 27.8 12.9
Player 13615 1987 198 10.0 6.0 89.7 114.2 11.9 33.7 .236 .417 .339 .329 .405 40.5 27.4 12.0
MLB 6.9 4.7 88.5 122.4 12.2 33.1 .245 .406 .316 .316 .369 36.4 22.2 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
2017 41.5 26.1 26.6 5.8 41.1 34.0 24.9 5.0 29.9 24.5 22.0 5.0 13.3 7.7
2018 40.5 24.8 27.5 7.2 35.1 36.0 28.8 2.3 29.3 23.9 26.6 5.9 12.2 5.8
2019 43.1 29.4 16.7 10.8 31.4 40.2 28.4 0.0 32.4 27.5 19.6 5.9 13.7 9.0
2020 47.1 19.9 30.1 2.9 36.8 39.7 23.5 2.2 33.1 19.1 28.7 5.1 10.3 6.1
2021 47.1 28.2 20.2 4.5 37.8 32.7 29.5 4.2 34.9 21.5 22.1 5.1 10.9 6.4
2022 47.4 24.8 22.0 5.8 40.0 34.6 25.5 2.8 35.3 23.8 24.1 6.5 6.5 4.4
2023 41.8 25.6 25.6 6.9 37.2 36.7 26.1 2.5 30.0 27.3 25.2 5.5 9.0 5.6
2024 46.9 21.2 24.8 7.1 43.4 27.4 29.2 2.7 35.4 24.8 23.9 4.4 8.8 5.2
Player 44.4 25.4 24.1 6.1 38.1 35.1 26.8 3.0 32.5 24.2 24.1 5.6 10.0 6.0
MLB 44.6 23.5 24.8 7.0 37.0 37.5 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 %
2024 4-Seam Fastball 0.0 0 303 36.9 65 .309 .473 .392 19.9 21.5 13.7 .252 .513 .378 53.7
2024 Changeup -1.9 -3 136 16.6 30 .143 .179 .178 35.7 23.3 19.4 .182 .207 .206 14.3
2024 Slider -2.2 -2 101 12.3 28 .080 .080 .139 44.6 50.0 31.1 .088 .112 .153 27.3
2024 Sinker -0.2 0 95 11.6 27 .250 .300 .361 12.1 11.1 10.7 .300 .472 .425 47.1
2024 Split-Finger -2.7 -1 48 5.8 11 .100 .100 .145 47.8 36.4 23.5 .205 .253 .244 16.7
2024 Curveball -3.1 -1 48 5.8 11 .100 .100 .145 22.2 45.5 35.7 .168 .186 .205 20.0
2024 Sweeper -3.2 -1 45 5.5 11 .091 .091 .082 33.3 54.5 28.6 .150 .174 .139 0.0
2024 Cutter 16.0 7 45 5.5 11 .625 1.375 .795 15.0 9.1 10.0 .460 .692 .549 85.7
2023 4-Seam Fastball 0.1 1 1,072 37.5 224 .186 .345 .333 22.2 21.4 14.3 .208 .365 .338 40.3
2023 Changeup 1.2 5 468 16.4 128 .304 .426 .361 32.1 18.8 17.0 .270 .422 .336 26.1
2023 Sinker 0.5 2 337 11.8 88 .278 .403 .370 13.5 20.5 20.9 .285 .460 .385 45.5
2023 Slider 0.0 0 312 10.9 81 .208 .486 .333 31.3 25.9 19.6 .215 .372 .298 39.2
2023 Cutter 1.4 4 269 9.4 67 .327 .615 .434 21.7 23.9 23.5 .333 .589 .433 53.8
2023 Curveball 2.9 7 235 8.2 59 .283 .528 .368 28.9 23.7 16.7 .304 .552 .392 52.5
2023 Sweeper -2.9 -3 87 3.0 21 .158 .316 .245 28.2 33.3 26.9 .215 .335 .278 16.7
2023 Split-Finger -0.9 -1 66 2.3 16 .200 .200 .227 32.1 31.3 20.8 .181 .208 .206 20.0
2023 Slurve -0.3 0 13 0.5 4 .500 .750 .538 40.0 0.0 0.0 .575 .667 .545 25.0
2022 4-Seam Fastball 0.1 1 874 34.0 186 .273 .540 .392 25.8 24.2 16.8 .246 .440 .347 51.3
2022 Changeup 0.6 3 444 17.3 128 .282 .410 .327 29.5 20.3 20.5 .217 .314 .267 20.7
2022 Curveball -1.3 -4 323 12.6 84 .208 .364 .281 32.5 20.2 17.5 .216 .380 .291 35.0
2022 Sinker 0.8 2 296 11.5 71 .323 .462 .385 19.9 18.3 22.0 .291 .407 .325 47.2
2022 Slider -0.2 -1 280 10.9 88 .209 .326 .261 33.1 34.1 26.1 .200 .306 .229 50.0
2022 Cutter 2.2 5 227 8.8 42 .471 .676 .556 13.1 9.5 7.0 .401 .580 .480 40.0
2022 Split-Finger -6.7 -3 46 1.8 16 .067 .067 .156 32.3 37.5 40.0 .165 .213 .199 11.1
2022 Sweeper -2.1 -1 45 1.7 14 .200 .200 .279 44.0 35.7 25.0 .138 .220 .275 66.7
2022 Slurve -9.2 -1 9 0.3 1 .000 .000 .000 60.0 100.0 50.0 -- -- .000 --
2021 4-Seam Fastball 0.9 8 919 40.8 191 .264 .535 .390 28.3 29.3 20.8 .225 .424 .346 50.5
2021 Changeup 1.1 4 323 14.4 80 .253 .387 .302 37.0 18.8 17.6 .210 .296 .246 23.0
2021 Slider 0.1 0 318 14.1 79 .121 .242 .237 42.0 41.8 27.0 .154 .298 .269 29.4
2021 Sinker -0.5 -1 267 11.9 70 .213 .361 .319 23.9 24.3 29.8 .271 .455 .359 55.6
2021 Curveball 0.6 1 202 9.0 59 .241 .519 .356 38.9 33.9 29.4 .236 .424 .315 44.1
2021 Cutter 0.4 1 161 7.2 35 .188 .438 .323 22.7 22.9 20.0 .223 .467 .328 33.3
2021 Split-Finger 1.2 0 36 1.6 11 .222 .333 .323 56.3 36.4 28.6 .206 .503 .367 20.0
2021 Sweeper -4.5 -1 21 0.9 9 .250 .625 .400 38.5 33.3 37.5 .227 .567 .369 60.0
2020 4-Seam Fastball -0.4 -1 344 36.6 85 .239 .493 .370 32.2 24.7 22.8 .255 .513 .385 52.0
2020 Changeup -0.7 -1 152 16.2 31 .143 .143 .242 52.5 29.0 26.5 .204 .228 .243 21.1
2020 Sinker 4.3 6 138 14.7 26 .429 .810 .558 23.9 26.9 20.6 .281 .559 .417 50.0
2020 Slider 3.8 5 136 14.5 36 .290 .742 .464 36.5 25.0 18.4 .274 .504 .378 68.2
2020 Curveball -1.9 -2 96 10.2 27 .200 .320 .242 41.3 40.7 36.7 .251 .406 .296 53.3
2020 Cutter 4.7 2 49 5.2 16 .429 .857 .559 29.6 18.8 27.3 .410 .794 .530 36.4
2020 Split-Finger -5.7 -1 10 1.1 5 .200 .200 .180 20.0 40.0 40.0 .143 .154 .134 33.3
2020 Sweeper -0.6 0 6 0.6 1 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 .345 .359 .314 100.0
2020 Slurve -7.7 0 5 0.5 2 .000 .000 .000 50.0 50.0 50.0 .197 .197 .177 0.0
2019 4-Seam Fastball -1.8 -5 277 43.7 56 .135 .308 .221 32.1 30.4 19.5 .151 .404 .258 31.4
2019 Sinker 3.6 4 99 15.6 30 .292 .708 .472 27.9 26.7 33.3 .282 .690 .458 50.0
2019 Changeup 5.9 5 81 12.8 21 .333 .667 .505 40.9 14.3 13.6 .266 .588 .397 26.7
2019 Curveball 4.5 3 67 10.6 18 .412 .882 .529 26.8 33.3 23.1 .220 .475 .305 45.5
2019 Slider 7.8 5 61 9.6 19 .529 1.059 .634 22.2 15.8 15.8 .382 .648 .432 60.0
2019 Cutter -7.8 -2 27 4.3 6 .000 .000 .000 6.7 16.7 16.7 .118 .134 .108 20.0
2019 Split-Finger -7.6 -1 14 2.2 5 .200 .200 .180 28.6 0.0 0.0 .560 .652 .533 20.0
2019 Slurve -0.9 0 3 0.5 -- -- -- -- -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
2019 Sweeper 7.6 0 1 0.2 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2018 4-Seam Fastball -0.4 -2 654 34.1 144 .178 .314 .300 44.6 42.4 29.5 .158 .309 .290 32.2
2018 Sinker 3.4 13 380 19.8 91 .361 .694 .519 27.5 24.2 22.2 .301 .617 .454 56.0
2018 Slider -2.1 -6 302 15.8 73 .121 .227 .200 36.6 47.9 27.8 .146 .273 .230 45.2
2018 Changeup -0.7 -2 236 12.3 60 .250 .393 .320 39.6 30.0 31.6 .270 .430 .327 28.9
2018 Curveball 1.0 2 201 10.5 41 .243 .324 .291 39.0 46.3 27.5 .222 .354 .292 55.6
2018 Cutter 1.8 2 102 5.3 32 .296 .556 .414 34.7 34.4 34.4 .170 .396 .309 31.3
2018 Split-Finger 5.3 2 31 1.6 10 .400 .700 .470 25.0 10.0 9.1 .390 .692 .464 33.3
2018 Sweeper -4.2 0 6 0.3 1 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 .055 .064 .062 0.0
2018 Slurve 12.4 1 5 0.3 1 -- -- .700 0.0 0.0 0.0 -- -- .700 --
2017 4-Seam Fastball -1.3 -7 544 33.6 120 .220 .450 .328 27.8 25.8 21.8 .231 .458 .334 37.8
2017 Sinker 3.0 11 380 23.5 100 .333 .644 .459 24.7 21.0 23.9 .294 .558 .401 42.4
2017 Changeup 3.2 7 225 13.9 61 .305 .712 .453 42.0 21.3 20.6 .311 .545 .371 34.8
2017 Slider -2.5 -5 182 11.2 50 .170 .319 .237 49.5 58.0 39.2 .139 .331 .225 44.4
2017 Curveball 1.4 2 137 8.5 37 .229 .514 .355 43.7 56.8 39.6 .236 .532 .338 57.1
2017 Cutter -1.0 -1 85 5.3 23 .238 .381 .302 32.6 30.4 28.0 .276 .507 .360 35.7
2017 Split-Finger -3.2 -2 48 3.0 13 .167 .250 .165 40.7 46.2 26.1 .143 .184 .129 28.6
2017 Knuckleball -2.2 0 9 0.6 2 .000 .000 .450 33.3 0.0 0.0 .097 .139 .097 0.0
2017 Sweeper -5.0 0 5 0.3 1 .000 .000 .000 50.0 100.0 33.3 -- -- .000 --
! Note: Years are in reverse order.
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Swing/Take

Runs
Year Team PA Pitches Heart Shadow Chase Waste All
2017 415 1,654 0 -15 11 8 4
2018 454 1,925 -7 -9 16 9 9
2019 155 630 2 -3 7 2 8
2020 238 963 3 -5 4 7 9
2021 535 2,250 2 -22 19 13 12
2022 632 2,549 -8 -18 21 7 3
2023 689 2,861 -3 -17 24 12 16
2024 194 821 -4 -7 6 4 -2
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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 %
2017 1,618 49.3 74.4 71.6 25.3 47.8 43.1 40.6 49.4 34.3 6.7 87.2
2018 1,917 49.2 66.3 65.7 21.0 47.5 42.4 34.6 43.3 37.6 7.1 75.7
2019 634 48.7 74.6 79.5 30.0 48.5 45.9 39.7 51.9 30.4 7.5 89.4
2020 941 47.8 64.4 75.9 24.2 36.1 42.5 24.7 43.5 35.7 7.8 74.0
2021 2,250 48.8 65.7 75.3 23.1 46.2 43.3 28.6 43.9 32.3 7.0 82.8
2022 2,572 49.4 71.8 79.5 26.6 55.4 45.0 32.9 49.0 27.2 7.6 83.4
2023 2,862 49.0 66.9 81.4 22.9 55.1 44.6 34.5 44.4 25.2 6.5 80.6
2024 821 53.1 69.0 77.1 21.6 55.4 45.9 34.5 46.8 27.6 7.4 73.8
Player 13,615 49.3 68.7 76.0 24.0 50.2 44.0 33.6 46.0 30.6 7.1 81.1
MLB 48.6 67.0 82.0 28.4 57.9 42.6 29.7 47.2 24.8 7.3 76.2
! 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
Bat
Speed
Swing
Length
2017 59 31 73 81 42 69 93 62 95 73 4 60 5 62 89 29
2018 45 6 38 65 66 56 90 72 77 66 1 95 2 85 65 6
2019 87 71
2020 78 64 70 70 81 71 67 84 61 89 24 81 7 66 58 63 55
2021 35 8 32 50 42 60 72 53 84 52 9 83 10 80 67 8 55
2022 39 35 38 39 46 54 37 65 94 52 37 59 33 65 65 78 47
2023 77 48 51 52 89 73 55 60 82 37 51 95 47 83 60 6 53
2024 38 14 21 31 54 61 64 61 94 41 17 89 34 86 54 21 38 58 80
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Expected Home Runs

Year Team Avg HR Trot Actual HR xHR HR-xHR Doubters Mostly Gone No Doubters No Doubter %
2017 21.5 24 23.9 0 4 19 9 37.5
2018 21.9 15 16.2 -1 5 9 10 66.7
2019 22.3 11 10.4 1 1 9 4 36.4
2020 21.8 13 8.5 5 5 9 3 23.1
2021 23.4 25 18.2 7 11 12 8 32.0
2022 22.5 17 15.8 1 10 12 5 29.4
2023 21.9 21 19.1 2 10 19 3 14.3
2024 23.4 2 2.4 0 2 3 1 50.0
Player 22.3 128 114.4 14 48 92 43 33.6

Expected Home Runs by Park

Year HR
2017 24 24 21 23 26 26 28 24 21 20 24 30 22 24 26 25 21 21 26 23 25 23 28 28 21 21 23 27 26 24 16
2018 15 18 15 14 16 16 19 16 15 13 16 19 16 15 15 18 16 16 15 19 17 17 19 18 15 14 15 17 17 16 14
2019 11 12 7 8 10 11 12 11 8 8 9 10 12 11 10 11 11 8 9 11 11 9 14 11 11 11 9 11 13 12 10
2020 13 10 9 8 9 11 10 7 7 5 7 10 8 6 10 9 8 9 9 9 9 11 13 8 5 6 8 8 10 8 8
2021 25 20 16 19 16 17 20 18 11 13 17 20 20 15 19 20 19 19 19 19 17 23 23 21 17 17 20 19 19 16 16
2022 17 15 9 16 16 16 17 14 13 13 14 17 17 16 17 18 15 16 16 16 18 15 19 19 13 14 16 17 19 16 16
2023 21 16 11 18 23 20 21 18 19 18 19 21 21 17 21 21 22 16 18 22 19 20 25 22 15 16 21 21 22 19 12
2024 2 2 1 4 3 2 4 3 2 3 1 2 3 2 3 3 2 2 2 2 2 1 3 3 3 2 2 1 5 2 2
Player 128 117 89 110 119 119 131 111 96 93 107 129 119 106 121 125 114 107 114 121 118 119 144 130 100 101 114 121 131 113 94
! 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 2017 2018 +/-   2019 +/-   2020 +/-   2021 +/-   2022 +/-   2023 +/-   2024 +/-  
Exit Velocity 88.5 90.0 1.5 89.8 -0.2 91.1 1.3 89.5 -1.6 89.7 0.2 89.9 0.2 89.8 -0.1
Launch Angle 13.3 14.1 0.8 16.0 1.9 9.0 -7.0 9.9 0.9 10.9 1.0 13.0 2.1 9.8 -3.2
Barrel % 13.3 12.2 -1.1 13.7 1.5 10.3 -3.4 10.9 0.6 6.5 -4.4 9.0 2.5 8.8 -0.2
Hard Hit % 39.4 40.5 1.1 38.2 -2.3 48.5 10.3 41.3 -7.2 40.4 -0.9 39.0 -1.4 38.9 -0.1
LA Sweet-Spot % 37.3 39.2 1.9 27.5 -11.7 37.5 10.0 30.8 -6.7 29.2 -1.6 36.7 7.5 30.1 -6.6
xBA .246 .212 -0.034 .237 0.025 .261 0.024 .220 -0.041 .239 0.019 .254 0.015 .217 -0.037