Ian Kinsler
2B | B/T: R/R | 6' 0" 200LBS | Age: 40

Draft: 2003 | Rd: 17, #496, Texas Rangers | Missouri

Stats

PA AB R H HR RBI SB AVG OBP SLG OPS
2019 281 258 28 56 9 22 2 .217 .278 .368 .646
14 Seasons 8299 7423 1243 1999 257 909 243 .269 .337 .440 .777
AVG HR RBI SB OPS
2019 .217 9 22 2 .646
14 Seasons .269 257 909 243 .777

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%
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 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, 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 44.9 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 %
2019 4-Seamer -0.6 -3 480 44.4 111 .267 .416 .334 16.8 18.0 15.9 .212 .301 .262 23.5
2019 Slider -0.9 -2 184 17.0 51 .149 .319 .271 25.6 21.6 17.2 .173 .287 .234 16.7
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 2.5 2 83 7.7 26 .320 .480 .360 14.6 11.5 8.6 .227 .328 .255 22.7
2019 Cutter -4.8 -3 71 6.6 16 .125 .125 .113 16.7 18.8 13.6 .246 .324 .246 30.8
2019 Splitter -16.6 -1 7 0.6 3 .000 .000 .000 66.7 100.0 100.0 -- -- .000 --
2019 N/A -10.5 -1 5 0.5 1 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 .067 .122 .078 0.0
2018 4-Seamer -0.2 -2 768 36.8 189 .230 .382 .322 9.2 10.6 10.5 .250 .392 .329 30.3
2018 Sinker -1.1 -5 449 21.5 123 .236 .355 .297 4.7 7.3 9.2 .277 .420 .341 33.3
2018 Slider -1.7 -6 390 18.7 99 .208 .292 .234 24.7 22.2 15.9 .182 .218 .186 12.0
2018 Changeup 0.3 1 194 9.3 55 .226 .302 .248 14.3 7.3 6.7 .256 .334 .275 18.4
2018 Curveball 5.0 7 146 7.0 35 .387 .742 .529 10.2 5.7 3.8 .301 .499 .383 31.0
2018 Cutter -1.2 -1 122 5.8 30 .267 .500 .353 15.0 23.3 20.0 .278 .446 .306 21.7
2018 Splitter 4.4 0 9 0.4 1 1.000 1.000 .900 20.0 0.0 0.0 .287 .293 .258 100.0
2017 4-Seamer -1.4 -12 852 35.3 205 .202 .394 .289 12.0 12.2 11.6 .251 .456 .328 33.1
2017 Sinker 1.0 5 518 21.4 139 .316 .479 .405 9.9 5.8 6.0 .322 .494 .402 42.2
2017 Slider -0.8 -3 446 18.5 112 .217 .330 .264 23.6 24.1 16.9 .200 .315 .245 20.3
2017 Curveball 0.4 1 262 10.8 63 .207 .379 .284 17.9 19.0 13.3 .223 .317 .268 13.0
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 -3.0 -4 148 6.1 38 .152 .242 .239 27.8 23.7 20.9 .198 .241 .258 12.5
2017 Splitter 4.7 1 22 0.9 8 .375 .500 .381 15.4 0.0 0.0 .450 .984 .594 37.5
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 1 -8 17 10 21
2010 520 1,982 -6 -8 16 8 9
2011 797 3,152 -4 -10 26 16 28
2012 734 2,914 -13 -11 25 9 10
2013 613 2,380 -12 6 15 9 18
2014 737 2,629 3 -18 11 10 5
2015 675 2,517 2 -28 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 -14 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 51.3 67.1 93.1 26.1 72.9 43.1 27.6 47.1 12.3 7.6 79.3
2016 2,550 52.9 62.5 90.7 25.1 64.9 43.3 21.6 44.9 15.9 8.4 67.6
2017 2,417 50.0 64.1 89.4 25.0 70.8 43.0 24.8 44.5 15.5 7.6 74.9
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 51.6 68.5 85.3 25.4 68.4 42.4 25.3 47.6 19.0 7.9 78.8
Player 10,661 51.2 65.3 90.7 25.2 70.4 43.3 23.8 45.7 14.5 7.9 75.3
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
2015 46 77 43 24 55 40 24 13 45 18 88 37 94 69 52
2016 50 66 47 39 52 36 23 18 44 19 69 26 86 72 49
2017 49 44 48 51 53 48 35 20 47 22 85 56 90 66 48 96
2018 23 43 23 18 32 16 13 4 46 6 94 38 99 71 43 82
2019 32 37 86
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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 22.1 28 23.7 4 14 19 10 35.7
2017 21.6 22 21.7 0 15 10 14 63.6
2018 21.9 14 16.6 -3 10 9 10 71.4
2019 21.9 9 7.6 1 3 8 2 22.2
Player 21.9 73 69.6 3 42 46 36 49.3

Expected Home Runs by Park

Year HR
2016 28 23 35 16 21 22 22 24 27 26 22 19 18 24 25 27 27 26 22 28 39 13 18 24 21 25 27 22 22 18 29
2017 22 19 30 20 20 21 24 21 23 20 17 20 16 20 22 26 20 23 19 22 31 15 19 25 22 22 23 20 27 18 25
2018 14 16 27 15 14 16 18 18 18 16 15 12 14 15 17 19 18 17 14 17 21 15 14 15 16 22 15 13 17 13 22
2019 9 7 11 7 8 7 8 8 9 10 8 7 4 8 8 9 7 8 5 9 10 4 5 7 9 10 8 5 7 4 10
Player 73 65 103 58 63 66 72 71 77 72 62 58 52 67 72 81 72 74 60 76 101 47 56 71 68 79 73 60 73 53 86
! 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 86.1 87.1 1 86.3 -0.8 85.3 -1 -1
Launch Angle 17.7 18.3 0.6 19.5 1.2 17.7 -1.8 -0.4
Barrel % 2.7 3.8 1.1 4.9 1.1 3.1 -1.8 -1.6
Hard Hit % 26.6 30.8 4.2 30.1 -0.7 26.2 -3.9 -2.8
Sweet Spot % 36.6 37.4 0.8 37.2 -0.2 36.6 -0.6 -2.9
xBA .274 .267 -0.007 .256 -0.011 .248 -0.008 -0.042
BA .296 .288 -0.008 .236 -0.052 .24 0.004 -0.023
xwOBA .311 .326 0.015 .328 0.002 .301 -0.027 -0.047
wOBA .335 .356 0.021 .313 -0.043 .298 -0.015 -0.021
xSLG .383 .417 0.034 .428 0.011 .368 -0.06 -0.064
SLG .428 .484 0.056 .412 -0.072 .38 -0.032 -0.012
K% 11.9 16.9 5 14 -2.9 12 -2 7.2
BB% 6.4 6.6 0.2 9 2.4 7.5 -1.5 -0.7
Swing % 47.1 44.9 -2.2 44.5 -0.4 45.5 1 2.1
Whiff% 12.3 15.9 3.6 15.5 -0.4 12.2 -3.3 6.8
In Zone % 51.3 52.9 1.6 50 -2.9 50.4 0.4 1.2
Out of Zone % 48.7 47.1 -1.6 50 2.9 49.6 -0.4 -1.2
Out of Zone Swing % 26.1 25.1 -1 25 -0.1 24.4 -0.6 1
First Pitch Swing % 27.6 21.6 -6 24.8 3.2 20 -4.8 5.3
First Pitch Strike % 60.6 61.4 0.8 61.6 0.2 57.5 -4.1 5.8
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Statcast Shift Statistics

SeasonBat SidePAShifts%wOBA - No ShiftwOBA - Shift
2016 R 667 22 3.3 .359 .223
2017 R 609 21 3.4 .313 .300
2018 R 534 103 19.3 .289 .335
2019 R 281 53 18.9 .282 .254

Pitch Tempo

Bases EmptyRunners On Base
SeasonTeamPitchesTempoFast %Slow %PitchesTempoFast %Slow %
2010 578 14.9 54.5% 2.6% 315 21.0 4.8% 10.8%
2011 998 14.7 52.9% 1.1% 505 21.1 4.0% 10.1%
2012 1047 15.6 42.0% 1.8% 419 21.6 2.6% 11.9%
2013 770 16.0 38.1% 1.3% 460 23.6 1.1% 15.0%
2014 777 15.9 39.1% 1.7% 410 23.4 1.0% 17.1%
2015 758 17.0 35.2% 4.6% 400 24.6 5.3% 28.2%
2016 899 17.1 29.7% 3.6% 342 24.6 4.1% 23.1%
2017 857 16.6 32.6% 2.0% 352 22.7 0.6% 9.4%
2018 689 16.6 30.6% 1.0% 339 21.9 0.6% 7.7%
2019 353 17.4 26.1% 1.1% 167 23.7 3.0% 13.2%
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