Ian Kinsler
2B | Bats/Throws: R/R | 6' 0" 200LBS | Age: 42
Draft: 2003 | Rd: 17, #496, Texas Rangers | Missouri
PA AB R H HR SB AVG OBP SLG OPS
2017 613 551 90 130 22 14 .236 .313 .412 .725
2018 534 487 66 117 14 16 .240 .301 .380 .681
2019 281 258 28 56 9 2 .217 .278 .368 .646
14 Seasons 8,299 7,423 1,243 1,999 257 243 .269 .337 .440 .777
AVG HR SB OPS
2017 .236 22 14 .725
2018 .240 14 16 .681
2019 .217 9 2 .646
14 Seasons .269 257 243 .777
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%
2015 33 2526 549 15 2.7 2.2 86.1 105.5 17.7 36.6 .274 .383 .335 .311 .326 26.6 11.9 6.4
2016 34 2550 506 19 3.8 2.8 87.1 105.5 18.3 37.4 .267 .417 .356 .326 .358 30.8 16.9 6.6
2017 35 2417 465 23 4.9 3.8 86.3 105.9 19.5 37.2 .256 .428 .313 .328 .341 30.1 14.0 9.0
2018 36 2086 426 13 3.1 2.4 85.3 106.1 17.7 36.6 .248 .368 .298 .301 .305 26.2 12.0 7.5
2019 37 1082 205 3 1.5 1.1 84.3 103.5 17.3 33.7 .206 .304 .277 .254 .273 23.4 19.2 6.8
Player 10661 2151 73 3.4 2.6 86.1 106.1 18.2 36.6 .256 .390 .322 .311 .327 28.0 14.3 7.3
MLB 7.0 4.8 88.5 122.4 12.3 33.1 .245 .406 .316 .315 .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
2015 35.3 25.9 29.5 9.3 40.8 33.7 25.5 3.1 26.4 32.1 29.1 4.0 2.7 2.2
2016 31.8 28.5 30.6 9.1 41.9 36.6 21.1 3.8 21.5 32.2 30.0 7.5 3.8 2.8
2017 33.5 28.2 26.2 12.0 36.6 36.1 27.3 4.1 23.4 35.3 26.0 6.0 4.9 3.8
2018 36.9 23.9 27.2 12.0 39.7 36.9 22.8 4.7 29.8 34.3 24.2 3.8 3.1 2.4
2019 42.9 22.4 20.5 14.1 43.4 37.6 19.0 4.9 33.7 34.6 20.5 4.4 1.5 1.1
Player 35.1 26.3 27.8 10.8 40.2 35.9 23.7 4.0 26.0 33.5 26.9 5.3 3.4 2.6
MLB 44.5 23.6 24.8 7.0 37.1 37.5 25.3 3.9 32.7 24.8 24.4 5.8 7.0 4.8
! 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 %
2019 4-Seam Fastball -0.6 -3 480 44.4 111 .267 .416 .334 16.8 18.0 15.9 .212 .301 .262 23.5
2019 Slider -0.6 -1 183 16.9 51 .170 .340 .288 24.4 19.6 15.9 .191 .307 .249 16.2
2019 Sinker -2.3 -4 167 15.4 46 .154 .359 .291 15.1 15.2 16.3 .196 .302 .272 30.3
2019 Changeup -0.9 -1 85 7.9 27 .231 .385 .280 23.5 25.9 18.9 .242 .352 .269 21.1
2019 Curveball 1.9 2 82 7.6 25 .292 .458 .338 15.0 12.0 8.6 .203 .303 .235 23.8
2019 Cutter -4.8 -3 71 6.6 16 .125 .125 .113 16.7 18.8 13.6 .246 .324 .246 30.8
2019 Split-Finger -16.6 -1 7 0.6 3 .000 .000 .000 66.7 100.0 100.0 -- -- .000 --
2019 Sweeper -4.4 0 2 0.2 1 .000 .000 .000 100.0 100.0 100.0 -- -- .000 --
2018 4-Seam Fastball -0.2 -1 775 37.2 193 .231 .385 .322 9.1 10.4 10.3 .249 .393 .327 30.2
2018 Sinker -1.2 -5 440 21.1 119 .236 .349 .296 4.9 7.6 9.5 .280 .419 .344 33.7
2018 Slider -1.7 -6 372 17.8 94 .209 .286 .233 24.0 21.3 15.4 .181 .218 .186 12.5
2018 Changeup 0.3 1 193 9.3 55 .226 .302 .248 14.4 7.3 6.8 .256 .334 .275 18.4
2018 Curveball 3.8 6 145 7.0 34 .367 .633 .485 10.4 5.9 3.9 .283 .408 .346 28.6
2018 Cutter -1.2 -1 126 6.0 30 .267 .500 .353 15.0 23.3 19.4 .278 .446 .306 21.7
2018 Sweeper -0.3 0 16 0.8 5 .200 .400 .250 42.9 40.0 28.6 .199 .231 .194 0.0
2018 Split-Finger 3.9 0 10 0.5 1 1.000 1.000 .900 16.7 0.0 0.0 .287 .293 .258 100.0
2018 Slurve 181.0 2 1 0.0 1 1.000 4.000 2.000 0.0 0.0 0.0 .827 3.226 1.653 100.0
2017 4-Seam Fastball -1.2 -10 858 35.5 206 .206 .413 .297 12.2 12.1 11.6 .254 .472 .335 33.5
2017 Sinker 0.7 3 512 21.2 138 .310 .448 .394 9.5 5.8 6.0 .317 .468 .392 41.7
2017 Slider -0.6 -3 424 17.5 103 .216 .340 .267 22.4 21.4 14.8 .198 .320 .247 20.0
2017 Curveball 0.9 2 253 10.5 59 .222 .407 .303 18.2 18.6 12.6 .228 .329 .277 14.0
2017 Changeup 2.0 3 152 6.3 42 .282 .692 .425 14.3 11.9 11.6 .285 .595 .388 29.4
2017 Cutter -2.9 -4 150 6.2 37 .156 .250 .246 27.4 24.3 21.4 .204 .248 .264 13.0
2017 Split-Finger 4.7 1 22 0.9 8 .375 .500 .381 15.4 0.0 0.0 .450 .984 .594 37.5
2017 Sweeper -7.0 -1 18 0.7 7 .143 .143 .150 41.7 57.1 40.0 .209 .234 .193 0.0
2017 Slurve -5.9 -1 11 0.5 7 .143 .143 .129 20.0 28.6 40.0 .164 .181 .153 20.0
2017 Knuckleball 8.6 1 7 0.3 3 .500 .500 .533 20.0 0.0 0.0 .396 .612 .518 100.0
! Note: Years are in reverse order.
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Swing/Take

Runs
Year Team PA Pitches Heart Shadow Chase Waste All
2008 571 2,145 10 -4 14 9 29
2009 626 2,413 2 -8 17 10 21
2010 520 1,982 -6 -9 16 8 9
2011 797 3,152 -5 -9 26 16 28
2012 734 2,914 -12 -11 24 10 10
2013 613 2,380 -11 5 15 8 17
2014 737 2,629 4 -19 11 9 5
2015 675 2,517 1 -26 18 6 -1
2016 679 2,550 -2 -5 18 10 21
2017 610 2,407 -20 -16 18 10 -8
2018 567 2,213 -16 -13 13 7 -9
2019 281 1,082 -8 -19 11 4 -12
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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 2,526 51.5 67.1 93.1 25.9 72.6 43.0 27.6 47.1 12.3 7.7 78.5
2016 2,550 52.9 62.5 90.7 25.1 64.9 43.2 21.6 44.9 15.9 8.4 67.9
2017 2,417 50.1 64.1 89.4 25.0 70.7 43.1 24.8 44.5 15.5 7.6 74.7
2018 2,086 50.4 66.3 92.2 24.4 74.6 44.4 20.0 45.5 12.2 7.9 79.4
2019 1,082 51.7 68.3 85.3 25.4 68.4 42.4 25.3 47.6 19.0 7.9 78.8
Player 10,661 51.3 65.3 90.7 25.2 70.3 43.3 23.8 45.7 14.5 7.9 75.2
MLB 48.6 67.0 82.0 28.4 57.9 42.6 29.8 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
2015 46 77 43 24 56 40 24 13 45 18 88 37 94 69 51
2016 50 67 48 39 53 36 23 18 44 19 69 26 86 72 49 94
2017 49 44 48 51 54 48 35 20 47 22 85 56 90 66 49 97
2018 23 43 23 18 32 16 13 4 46 6 94 38 99 71 44 82
2019 32 36 86
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Expected Home Runs

Adjusted

Year Team Avg HR Trot Actual HR xHR HR-xHR Doubters Mostly Gone No Doubters No Doubter %
2016 22.1 28 25.3 3 11 22 10 35.7
2017 21.6 22 21.7 0 16 11 13 59.1
2018 21.9 14 14.6 -1 10 7 9 64.3
2019 21.9 9 7.4 2 3 6 3 33.3
Player 21.9 73 69.0 4 40 46 35 47.9
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Expected Home Runs by Park

Adjusted

Year HR
2016 28 27 26 22 28 24 28 20 25 20 27 36 23 18 24 24 14 19 29 28 24 24 31 28 21 23 28 38 28 29 23
2017 22 24 22 19 22 21 25 18 19 17 21 29 20 20 21 22 16 18 25 22 23 25 24 24 19 19 20 30 26 22 19
2018 14 16 15 13 16 16 16 12 14 12 16 24 14 12 13 13 12 12 14 19 14 14 18 13 10 12 15 20 14 16 13
2019 9 9 8 7 8 8 8 7 8 4 8 10 8 5 8 7 5 5 7 9 8 7 9 7 4 6 8 10 9 8 6
Player 73 76 71 61 74 69 77 57 66 53 72 99 65 55 66 66 47 54 75 78 69 70 82 72 54 60 71 98 77 75 61
Note: xHR tells how many of this player's home runs would have been out of other stadiums. The "Adjusted" view here accounts for different wall heights, distances and environmental effects using Statcast Park Factor data.
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Year to Year Changes

Metric 2015 2016 +/-   2017 +/-   2018 +/-   2019 +/-  
Exit Velocity 86.1 87.1 1.0 86.3 -0.8 85.3 -1.0 84.3 -1.0
Launch Angle 17.7 18.3 0.6 19.5 1.2 17.7 -1.8 17.3 -0.4
Barrel % 2.7 3.8 1.1 4.9 1.1 3.1 -1.8 1.5 -1.6
Hard Hit % 26.6 30.8 4.2 30.1 -0.7 26.2 -3.9 23.4 -2.8
LA Sweet-Spot % 36.6 37.4 0.8 37.2 -0.2 36.6 -0.6 33.7 -2.9
xBA .274 .267 -0.007 .256 -0.011 .248 -0.008 .206 -0.042
BA .296 .288 -0.008 .236 -0.052 .240 0.004 .217 -0.023
xwOBA .311 .326 0.015 .328 0.002 .301 -0.027 .254 -0.047
wOBA .335 .356 0.021 .313 -0.043 .298 -0.015 .277 -0.021
xSLG .383 .417 0.034 .428 0.011 .368 -0.060 .304 -0.064
SLG .428 .484 0.056 .412 -0.072 .380 -0.032 .368 -0.012
K% 11.9 16.9 5.0 14.0 -2.9 12.0 -2.0 19.2 7.2
BB% 6.4 6.6 0.2 9.0 2.4 7.5 -1.5 6.8 -0.7
Swing % 47.1 44.9 -2.2 44.5 -0.4 45.5 1.0 47.6 2.1
Whiff% 12.3 15.9 3.6 15.5 -0.4 12.2 -3.3 19.0 6.8
In Zone % 51.5 52.9 1.4 50.1 -2.8 50.4 0.3 51.7 1.3
Out of Zone % 48.5 47.1 -1.4 49.9 2.8 49.6 -0.3 48.3 -1.3
Out of Zone Swing % 25.9 25.1 -0.8 25.0 -0.1 24.4 -0.6 25.4 1.0
First Pitch Swing % 27.6 21.6 -6.0 24.8 3.2 20.0 -4.8 25.3 5.3
First Pitch Strike % 60.6 61.4 0.8 61.6 0.2 57.5 -4.1 63.3 5.8
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Statcast Fielder Positioning

wOBA
SeasonAlignment TypeBat SidePAShifts/Shades%No Shift/ShadeShift/Shade
2016 Shifts R 667 33 4.9 .362 .213
2017 Shifts R 609 33 5.4 .316 .249
2018 Shifts R 534 119 22.3 .290 .324
2019 Shifts R 281 58 20.6 .288 .232
! 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