Ian Happ
LF | B/T: S/R | 6' 0" 205LBS | Age: 28

Draft: 2015 | Rd: 1, #9, Chicago Cubs | Cincinnati

Stats

PA AB R H HR RBI SB AVG OBP SLG OPS
2023 8 6 2 3 1 1 0 .500 .625 1.000 1.625
7 Seasons 2446 2133 307 533 105 309 37 .250 .340 .461 .801
AVG HR RBI SB OPS
2023 .500 1 1 0 1.625
7 Seasons .250 105 309 37 .801

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%
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 20 1 0 0.0 0.0 95.6 95.6 7.7 0.0 .277 .303 .593 .485 .499 100.0 25.0 50.0
Player 9952 1442 149 10.3 6.1 89.6 114.2 11.8 33.1 .233 .420 .342 .325 .413 41.1 28.8 11.3
MLB 6.7 4.6 88.4 122.4 12.1 33.0 .245 .405 .316 .315 .368 35.8 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
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 0.0 0.0 100.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 100.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 100.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Player 44.9 25.6 23.6 5.8 38.0 35.2 26.8 3.1 32.9 23.2 23.9 5.7 10.3 6.1
MLB 44.9 23.1 25.0 7.1 36.8 37.7 25.4 3.8 33.0 24.6 24.4 5.7 6.7 4.6
! 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 %
2023 Cutter 4.4 1 13 65.0 2 -- -- .700 33.3 0.0 0.0 -- -- .700 --
2023 Changeup -11.2 0 3 15.0 1 .000 .000 .000 100.0 100.0 100.0 -- -- .000 --
2023 4-Seamer 8.9 0 3 15.0 1 1.000 1.000 .900 50.0 0.0 -- .554 .606 .499 100.0
2023 Curveball 1.0 0 1 5.0 -- -- -- -- -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
2022 4-Seamer 0.0 0 874 34.0 187 .265 .531 .385 26.4 24.6 17.2 .246 .440 .347 52.1
2022 Changeup 0.4 2 456 17.7 131 .275 .400 .319 30.1 20.6 20.8 .217 .315 .266 20.2
2022 Curveball -1.3 -4 324 12.6 85 .208 .364 .286 32.5 20.0 17.3 .216 .380 .296 35.0
2022 Slider -0.7 -2 311 12.1 94 .207 .315 .254 35.4 37.2 28.0 .190 .288 .217 49.1
2022 Sinker 1.0 3 300 11.7 71 .338 .477 .398 18.0 16.9 19.7 .298 .415 .331 46.3
2022 Cutter 2.7 6 208 8.1 39 .484 .710 .576 10.9 7.7 5.7 .408 .599 .493 39.3
2022 Splitter -5.6 -2 35 1.4 13 .083 .083 .192 30.4 38.5 41.7 .148 .179 .187 14.3
2022 Sweeper 0.7 0 27 1.0 9 .333 .333 .356 26.7 11.1 8.3 .229 .366 .351 66.7
2022 Slurve -9.2 -1 9 0.3 1 .000 .000 .000 60.0 100.0 50.0 -- -- .000 --
2021 4-Seamer 0.9 9 919 40.8 191 .264 .535 .390 28.5 29.3 21.0 .225 .423 .345 49.5
2021 Slider 0.0 0 326 14.5 83 .129 .286 .250 42.7 42.2 28.0 .158 .330 .277 33.3
2021 Changeup 1.1 4 325 14.4 80 .253 .387 .302 37.0 18.8 17.6 .210 .296 .246 23.0
2021 Sinker -0.6 -2 267 11.9 70 .213 .361 .319 23.5 24.3 28.8 .273 .457 .361 57.8
2021 Curveball 0.6 1 203 9.0 59 .241 .519 .356 38.9 33.9 29.0 .236 .424 .315 44.1
2021 Cutter 0.4 1 159 7.1 35 .188 .438 .323 21.6 22.9 20.0 .223 .467 .328 33.3
2021 Splitter 1.4 0 34 1.5 11 .222 .333 .323 56.3 36.4 28.6 .206 .503 .367 20.0
2021 Sweeper -5.2 -1 14 0.6 5 .250 .250 .320 28.6 20.0 25.0 .230 .273 .314 33.3
2020 4-Seamer -0.2 -1 336 35.7 83 .246 .507 .379 31.5 24.1 22.0 .259 .525 .392 51.0
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 3.6 5 146 15.5 28 .391 .739 .518 26.5 28.6 22.9 .265 .520 .394 53.3
2020 Slider 3.8 5 139 14.8 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 Splitter -5.7 -1 10 1.1 5 .200 .200 .180 20.0 40.0 40.0 .143 .154 .134 33.3
2020 Slurve -7.7 0 5 0.5 2 .000 .000 .000 50.0 50.0 50.0 .197 .197 .177 0.0
2020 Sweeper -3.5 0 3 0.3 1 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 .345 .359 .314 100.0
2019 4-Seamer -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 Splitter -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-Seamer -0.3 -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 -7 306 16.0 74 .119 .224 .197 36.3 47.3 27.6 .145 .270 .228 43.8
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 Splitter 5.8 2 29 1.5 10 .400 .700 .470 26.3 10.0 9.1 .390 .692 .464 33.3
2018 Slurve 12.4 1 5 0.3 1 -- -- .700 0.0 0.0 0.0 -- -- .700 --
2018 Sweeper -4.4 0 2 0.1 -- -- -- 0.0 -- -- -- -- -- --
2017 4-Seamer -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 -2.6 -5 188 11.6 51 .167 .313 .232 49.1 58.8 39.0 .136 .324 .220 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 84 5.2 23 .238 .381 .302 33.3 30.4 28.0 .276 .507 .360 35.7
2017 Splitter -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
! Note: Years are in reverse order.
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Swing/Take

Runs
Year Team PA Pitches Heart Shadow Chase Waste All
2017 415 1,653 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
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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 25.2 47.6 43.1 40.6 49.4 34.3 6.8 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 20 45.0 66.7 50.0 9.1 0.0 50.0 0.0 35.0 57.1 0.0 --
Player 9,952 49.0 69.3 74.3 24.4 48.4 43.6 33.2 46.4 32.4 7.2 81.8
MLB 48.5 66.9 82.0 28.4 58.3 42.6 29.5 47.1 24.7 7.2 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
2017 59 30 73 81 42 69 93 62 95 73 4 60 5 64 90 32
2018 45 6 38 65 66 56 90 72 77 66 1 95 2 85 66 6
2019 87 69
2020 78 64 70 70 81 71 67 84 61 89 24 81 7 66 57 65 59
2021 35 8 32 50 41 60 72 53 84 52 9 83 10 80 67 9 56
2022 38 35 38 39 46 54 37 65 94 52 37 59 33 65 66 78 47
2023 26 7
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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 23.8 0 5 16 11 45.8
2018 21.9 15 15.8 -1 6 10 9 60.0
2019 22.3 11 10.0 1 2 8 4 36.4
2020 21.8 13 9.1 4 6 9 3 23.1
2021 23.4 25 17.7 7 10 12 8 32.0
2022 22.5 17 16.0 1 8 15 4 23.5
Player 22.3 105 92.5 13 37 70 39 37.1

Expected Home Runs by Park

Year HR
2017 24 22 29 23 25 26 25 25 25 20 22 23 22 20 23 28 22 26 17 24 26 22 22 26 25 24 28 22 23 22 28
2018 15 15 20 15 15 17 15 18 16 14 14 16 12 13 16 19 14 17 13 16 17 16 16 14 16 18 18 14 17 15 18
2019 11 12 10 10 10 10 10 12 11 8 9 10 6 8 9 11 9 12 10 11 10 9 8 10 11 10 11 11 9 10 13
2020 13 8 11 7 10 8 0 11 9 12 9 8 5 7 6 10 8 11 7 8 10 10 11 10 10 10 10 7 11 6 13
2021 25 20 20 16 19 20 17 20 17 15 18 17 12 11 16 19 19 19 16 16 19 19 16 19 17 17 21 16 23 18 20
2022 17 16 18 17 17 18 17 15 17 10 16 13 13 13 14 17 18 19 14 15 20 15 15 17 18 17 19 13 16 12 20
Player 105 93 108 88 96 99 84 101 95 79 88 87 70 72 84 104 90 104 77 90 102 91 88 96 97 96 107 83 99 83 112
! 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 +/-  
Exit Velocity 88.5 90 1.5 89.8 -0.2 91.1 1.3 89.5 -1.6 89.7 0.2
Launch Angle 13.3 14.1 0.8 16 1.9 9 -7 9.9 0.9 10.9 1
Barrel % 13.3 12.2 -1.1 13.7 1.5 10.3 -3.4 10.9 0.6 6.5 -4.4
Hard Hit % 39.4 40.5 1.1 38.2 -2.3 48.5 10.3 41.3 -7.2 40.4 -0.9
Sweet Spot % 37.3 39.2 1.9 27.5 -11.7 37.5 10 30.8 -6.7 29.2 -1.6
xBA .246 .212 -0.034 .237 0.025 .261 0.024 .22 -0.041 .239 0.019
BA .253 .233 -0.02 .264 0.031 .258 -0.006 .226 -0.032 .271 0.045
xwOBA .336 .322 -0.014 .342 0.02 .362 0.02 .317 -0.045 .306 -0.011
wOBA .349 .329 -0.02 .368 0.039 .369 0.001 .328 -0.041 .339 0.011
xSLG .477 .397 -0.08 .51 0.113 .469 -0.041 .396 -0.073 .379 -0.017
SLG .514 .408 -0.106 .564 0.156 .505 -0.059 .434 -0.071 .44 0.006
K% 31.2 36.1 4.9 25 -11.1 27.3 2.3 29.2 1.9 23.2 -6
BB% 9.4 15.2 5.8 9.6 -5.6 13 3.4 11.6 -1.4 9 -2.6
Swing % 49.4 43.3 -6.1 51.9 8.6 43.5 -8.4 43.9 0.4 49 5.1
Whiff% 34.3 37.6 3.3 30.4 -7.2 35.7 5.3 32.3 -3.4 27.2 -5.1
In Zone % 49.3 49.2 -0.1 48.7 -0.5 47.8 -0.9 48.8 1 49.4 0.6
Out of Zone % 50.7 50.8 0.1 51.3 0.5 52.2 0.9 51.2 -1 50.6 -0.6
Out of Zone Swing % 25.2 21 -4.2 30 9 24.2 -5.8 23.1 -1.1 26.6 3.5
First Pitch Swing % 40.6 34.6 -6 39.7 5.1 24.7 -15 28.6 3.9 32.9 4.3
First Pitch Strike % 59.1 58.6 -0.5 61.5 2.9 57.6 -3.9 58.3 0.7 57.7 -0.6
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Statcast Shift Statistics

SeasonBat SidePAShifts%wOBA - No ShiftwOBA - Shift
2017 L 297 15 5.1 .346 .576
2017 R 111 4 3.6 .330 .219
2018 L 335 90 26.9 .370 .294
2018 R 117 12 10.3 .266 .339
2019 L 122 46 37.7 .370 .405
2019 R 33 1 3.0 .331 .000
2020 L 172 133 77.3 .451 .365
2020 R 58 7 12.1 .310 .403
2021 L 397 228 57.4 .342 .321
2021 R 121 6 5.0 .283 .147
2022 L 495 307 62.0 .338 .330
2022 R 137 12 8.8 .351 .320
2023 L 4 0 0.0 .593

Pitch Tempo