Isiah Kiner-Falefa
SS | B/T: R/R | 5' 11" 190LBS | Age: 27

Draft: 2013 | Rd: 4, #130, Texas Rangers | Mid-Pacific Institute
Poor Avg Great

Stats

PA AB R H HR RBI SB AVG OBP SLG OPS
2022 374 343 48 91 0 33 15 .265 .311 .312 .623
5 Seasons 1897 1747 216 463 16 151 53 .265 .315 .346 .661
AVG HR RBI SB OPS
2022 .265 0 33 15 .623
5 Seasons .265 16 151 53 .661

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%
2018 23 1499 300 2 0.7 0.5 84.9 107.9 7.0 28.7 .256 .316 .301 .288 .303 23.7 15.7 7.1
2019 24 848 155 2 1.3 0.9 87.2 104.9 6.8 29.7 .221 .302 .272 .263 .296 33.5 22.1 6.3
2020 25 799 180 4 2.2 1.8 87.2 106.2 0.8 22.2 .260 .340 .307 .294 .310 31.1 14.0 6.1
2021 26 2396 548 10 1.8 1.5 85.5 107.9 5.4 31.6 .267 .349 .293 .292 .312 28.8 13.3 4.1
2022 27 1366 298 2 0.7 0.5 86.2 105.4 6.2 29.9 .265 .331 .276 .286 .303 27.2 13.6 5.6
Player 6908 1481 20 1.4 1.1 85.9 107.9 5.5 29.3 .258 .332 .291 .287 .306 28.2 15.0 5.5
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.




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
2018 53.0 16.0 25.3 5.7 34.0 36.0 29.7 3.7 44.3 19.0 29.0 2.0 0.7 0.5
2019 51.0 20.0 25.2 3.9 26.5 40.6 32.9 3.9 42.6 25.8 24.5 1.9 1.3 0.9
2020 61.7 16.1 18.9 3.3 32.8 39.4 27.8 3.9 47.2 16.7 27.2 2.8 2.2 1.8
2021 54.4 15.5 25.9 4.2 31.6 38.5 29.9 5.8 41.2 19.5 27.9 3.5 1.8 1.5
2022 53.0 16.1 25.5 5.4 33.2 36.6 30.2 5.4 42.3 20.1 27.9 3.7 0.7 0.5
Player 54.4 16.3 24.8 4.6 32.0 37.9 30.0 4.9 42.9 19.9 27.7 3.0 1.4 1.1
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.

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 -0.4 -2 465 34.0 112 .294 .392 .329 9.4 16.1 13.6 .256 .339 .291 31.8
2022 Slider -1.0 -3 313 22.9 88 .209 .233 .223 19.7 17.0 15.5 .239 .292 .234 19.2
2022 Sinker -1.1 -3 243 17.8 79 .246 .275 .286 3.7 6.3 10.6 .265 .300 .301 26.2
2022 Changeup -1.3 -2 121 8.9 34 .206 .206 .185 13.3 17.6 13.0 .291 .363 .284 39.3
2022 Curveball 1.2 1 121 8.9 33 .370 .444 .379 12.2 9.1 7.3 .313 .374 .338 30.8
2022 Cutter -0.5 0 76 5.6 20 .300 .300 .270 15.2 10.0 10.5 .265 .396 .286 22.2
2022 Splitter 2.2 0 17 1.2 3 .333 .333 .300 16.7 66.7 20.0 .299 .349 .288 0.0
2022 N/A 22.5 2 10 0.7 3 1.000 1.000 .833 0.0 0.0 -- .750 .832 .696 0.0
2021 4-Seamer 0.0 0 877 36.6 232 .321 .419 .356 9.6 12.1 13.3 .292 .394 .322 33.3
2021 Slider -0.3 -1 497 20.7 144 .224 .254 .266 21.3 14.6 13.5 .224 .260 .245 21.1
2021 Sinker -0.8 -3 394 16.4 102 .280 .355 .331 11.8 14.7 21.1 .260 .322 .301 33.3
2021 Changeup -0.7 -2 237 9.9 74 .208 .319 .264 12.4 6.8 6.9 .286 .384 .302 25.4
2021 Curveball 0.2 0 201 8.4 51 .235 .294 .232 25.3 21.6 18.3 .205 .260 .203 20.0
2021 Cutter -0.2 0 162 6.8 62 .300 .500 .382 11.2 8.1 16.7 .335 .483 .362 30.9
2021 Splitter -3.6 -1 27 1.1 9 .111 .111 .100 42.1 55.6 31.3 .144 .219 .156 75.0
2021 N/A 13.9 0 1 0.0 1 1.000 1.000 .900 0.0 0.0 -- .483 .517 .435 0.0
2020 4-Seamer -0.2 0 284 35.5 73 .328 .426 .382 10.2 13.7 15.2 .326 .451 .391 44.2
2020 Slider -0.8 -1 162 20.3 42 .238 .286 .252 27.4 16.7 13.2 .228 .276 .223 22.9
2020 Sinker 1.1 2 137 17.1 51 .340 .362 .379 10.8 3.9 8.3 .262 .308 .289 24.4
2020 Curveball -2.6 -2 87 10.9 23 .174 .348 .259 17.9 26.1 19.4 .142 .184 .142 29.4
2020 Changeup 0.6 1 84 10.5 24 .261 .478 .367 17.8 16.7 12.1 .298 .390 .318 42.1
2020 Cutter -2.3 -1 40 5.0 15 .200 .267 .263 19.2 20.0 37.5 .201 .328 .226 8.3
2020 Splitter -0.7 0 5 0.6 -- -- -- 0.0 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
2019 4-Seamer -1.2 -4 309 36.4 75 .288 .394 .331 10.8 18.7 18.2 .256 .355 .301 29.6
2019 Sinker -6.4 -10 160 18.9 46 .077 .103 .173 13.2 19.6 31.0 .173 .241 .258 30.0
2019 Slider 0.4 1 151 17.8 39 .342 .421 .345 25.0 25.6 20.0 .203 .281 .223 50.0
2019 Curveball -2.5 -3 108 12.7 22 .143 .143 .155 21.1 27.3 18.8 .221 .258 .232 26.7
2019 Changeup 1.1 1 90 10.6 29 .250 .393 .290 38.8 31.0 27.3 .178 .230 .195 21.1
2019 Cutter -1.5 0 28 3.3 10 .222 .444 .320 13.3 10.0 11.1 .299 .518 .378 62.5
2019 Splitter 19.1 0 2 0.2 1 1.000 1.000 .900 0.0 0.0 0.0 .887 1.072 .846 0.0
2018 4-Seamer -0.1 0 534 35.6 115 .295 .432 .387 6.1 8.7 8.9 .282 .364 .350 26.4
2018 Sinker -0.6 -2 327 21.8 101 .273 .330 .310 8.4 11.9 20.7 .260 .319 .300 24.1
2018 Slider -1.2 -3 257 17.1 76 .257 .378 .286 27.3 26.3 20.8 .233 .280 .237 20.4
2018 Changeup -0.1 0 127 8.5 34 .235 .294 .232 17.5 14.7 11.6 .279 .330 .268 24.1
2018 Curveball -0.3 0 126 8.4 34 .219 .313 .265 37.3 32.4 21.6 .197 .250 .204 18.2
2018 Cutter -1.8 -2 119 7.9 31 .207 .276 .242 7.4 9.7 10.0 .256 .300 .274 26.9
2018 Splitter 3.6 0 7 0.5 4 .250 .250 .225 40.0 25.0 33.3 .278 .282 .250 0.0
! Note: Years are in reverse order.
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Swing/Take

Runs
Year Team PA Pitches Heart Shadow Chase Waste All
2018 395 1,497 -10 -13 9 7 -8
2019 222 848 -7 -15 4 3 -15
2020 228 799 -6 -7 7 3 -3
2021 675 2,396 -10 -21 14 10 -7
2022 372 1,365 -4 -12 6 5 -5
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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 %
2018 1,499 52.9 55.8 93.7 24.6 62.6 42.3 11.4 41.1 14.8 8.9 66.2
2019 848 49.4 57.8 90.9 28.7 61.8 41.2 22.1 43.0 18.6 7.5 73.4
2020 799 52.6 65.5 90.5 27.4 67.3 41.7 25.0 47.4 15.8 8.6 72.5
2021 2,396 49.7 62.6 93.0 30.7 70.0 42.8 20.6 46.5 14.5 6.9 62.7
2022 1,366 52.4 59.9 93.0 32.3 77.6 43.9 24.9 46.7 11.8 9.1 70.2
Player 6,908 51.2 60.3 92.6 29.1 69.0 42.6 20.2 45.1 14.6 8.1 67.6
MLB 48.5 66.9 82.0 28.4 58.4 42.6 29.4 47.0 24.6 7.3 76.0
! 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
2018 11 58 3 1 44 1 1 3 58 4 80 31 91 69 76 96
2019 37 74
2020 18 62 11 5 33 11 7 23 34 15 92 20 94 51 81 93
2021 13 71 11 3 26 8 3 4 52 6 95 1 95 26 75 6
2022 16 77 8 1 44 1 1 9 23 4 91 17 99 25 83 14
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Expected Home Runs

Year Team Avg HR Trot Actual HR xHR HR-xHR Doubters Mostly Gone No Doubters No Doubter %
2018 20.4 4 2.8 1 5 2 1 25.0
2019 20.8 1 2.6 -2 3 2 1 100.0
2020 21.3 3 1.6 1 2 1 1 33.3
2021 21.5 8 8.3 0 3 6 4 50.0
2022 -- 0 1.4 -1 3 2 0 --

Expected Home Runs by Park

Year HR
2018 4 2 5 1 3 2 3 5 3 3 1 2 1 3 3 3 3 4 3 3 5 1 2 4 3 3 3 1 6 1 3
2019 1 2 6 2 2 1 2 4 4 4 3 2 1 2 2 3 2 2 2 3 4 2 1 2 2 4 2 1 4 1 5
2020 3 1 3 1 2 2 0 2 2 1 2 1 1 2 1 2 2 2 1 1 2 2 1 1 1 2 1 1 3 1 2
2021 8 6 10 6 9 10 9 10 9 9 6 7 5 8 7 10 8 8 9 9 9 7 7 9 8 9 9 7 11 7 10
2022 0 0 2 2 2 2 1 0 2 3 1 0 0 1 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 0 0 2 2 2 2 0 3 0 2
! 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 84.9 87.2 2.3 87.2 0 85.5 -1.7 86.2 0.7
Launch Angle 7 6.8 -0.2 .8 -6 5.4 4.6 6.2 0.8
Barrel % .7 1.3 0.6 2.2 0.9 1.8 -0.4 .7 -1.1
Hard Hit % 23.7 33.5 9.8 31.1 -2.4 28.8 -2.3 27.2 -1.6
Sweet Spot % 28.7 29.7 1 22.2 -7.5 31.6 9.4 29.9 -1.7
xBA .256 .221 -0.035 .26 0.039 .267 0.007 .265 -0.002
BA .261 .238 -0.023 .28 0.042 .271 -0.009 .265 -0.006
xwOBA .288 .263 -0.025 .294 0.031 .292 -0.002 .286 -0.006
wOBA .301 .272 -0.029 .307 0.035 .293 -0.014 .276 -0.017
xSLG .316 .302 -0.014 .34 0.038 .349 0.009 .331 -0.018
SLG .357 .322 -0.035 .37 0.048 .357 -0.013 .312 -0.045
K% 15.7 22.1 6.4 14 -8.1 13.3 -0.7 13.6 0.3
BB% 7.1 6.3 -0.8 6.1 -0.2 4.1 -2 5.6 1.5
Swing % 41.1 43 1.9 47.4 4.4 46.5 -0.9 46.7 0.2
Whiff% 14.8 18.6 3.8 15.8 -2.8 14.5 -1.3 11.8 -2.7
In Zone % 52.9 49.4 -3.5 52.6 3.2 49.7 -2.9 52.4 2.7
Out of Zone % 47.1 50.6 3.5 47.4 -3.2 50.3 2.9 47.6 -2.7
Out of Zone Swing % 24.6 28.7 4.1 27.4 -1.3 30.7 3.3 32.3 1.6
First Pitch Swing % 11.4 22.1 10.7 25 2.9 20.6 -4.4 24.9 4.3
First Pitch Strike % 55.7 63.1 7.4 61 -2.1 60.6 -0.4 63.3 2.7
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Statcast Shift Statistics

SeasonBat SidePAShifts%wOBA - No ShiftwOBA - Shift
2018 R 395 2 0.5 .301 .345
2019 R 222 0 0.0 .272
2020 R 228 0 0.0 .307
2021 R 673 1 0.1 .292 .879
2022 R 370 7 1.9 .280 .180

Pitch Tempo