Isiah Kiner-Falefa
3B | Bats/Throws: R/R | 5' 11" 190LBS | Age: 29
Draft: 2013 | Rd: 4, #130, Texas Rangers | Mid-Pacific Institute
PA AB R H HR SB AVG OBP SLG OPS
2022 531 483 66 126 4 22 .261 .314 .327 .641
2023 361 326 39 79 6 14 .242 .306 .340 .646
2024 136 126 11 31 2 2 .246 .289 .333 .622
7 Seasons 2,551 2,339 284 608 28 76 .260 .313 .345 .658
AVG HR SB OPS
2022 .261 4 22 .641
2023 .242 6 14 .646
2024 .246 2 2 .622
7 Seasons .260 28 76 .658
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%
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 1940 419 5 1.2 0.9 86.2 109.8 4.3 29.6 .262 .333 .285 .290 .304 30.1 13.6 6.6
2023 28 1454 260 8 3.1 2.2 88.8 109.6 7.2 33.5 .254 .348 .286 .295 .326 39.2 19.4 7.8
2024 29 488 104 2 1.9 1.5 81.9 107.9 5.1 39.4 .275 .373 .278 .307 .349 20.2 17.6 5.1
Player 9424 1966 33 1.7 1.3 86.1 109.8 5.3 30.4 .258 .337 .290 .290 .311 29.8 15.6 6.0
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
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 55.8 14.8 23.6 5.7 31.5 38.9 29.6 6.4 43.2 18.1 26.5 4.3 1.2 0.9
2023 50.4 20.0 26.2 3.5 32.3 41.2 26.5 4.2 40.0 20.0 27.7 5.0 3.1 2.2
2024 46.2 21.2 27.9 4.8 20.2 49.0 30.8 9.6 36.5 18.3 26.9 6.7 1.9 1.5
Player 53.9 16.7 24.8 4.6 31.1 39.4 29.5 5.3 42.4 19.4 27.4 3.6 1.7 1.3
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 -1.1 -1 124 25.4 28 .280 .480 .396 13.2 25.0 23.3 .348 .535 .411 38.9
2024 Sinker -0.4 0 113 23.2 30 .269 .308 .302 4.9 10.0 15.0 .325 .436 .367 20.8
2024 Slider -4.1 -4 88 18.0 31 .200 .233 .185 22.4 16.1 20.8 .242 .318 .256 19.2
2024 Cutter -1.5 -1 60 12.3 18 .167 .167 .250 14.3 11.1 16.7 .214 .247 .202 12.5
2024 Sweeper 2.6 1 35 7.2 12 .333 .583 .392 5.6 16.7 18.2 .178 .288 .199 10.0
2024 Changeup 2.6 1 29 5.9 9 .250 .250 .278 33.3 33.3 37.5 .298 .323 .320 0.0
2024 Curveball 10.3 3 28 5.7 7 .333 .500 .536 10.0 14.3 9.1 .319 .369 .358 20.0
2024 Split-Finger -1.9 0 5 1.0 1 .000 .000 .000 50.0 100.0 50.0 -- -- .000 --
2024 Slurve 2.9 0 4 0.8 -- -- -- 0.0 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
2024 Knuckleball 1.3 0 2 0.4 -- -- -- -- -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
2023 4-Seam Fastball 0.7 3 469 32.3 117 .284 .402 .347 13.2 20.5 16.7 .310 .467 .376 50.6
2023 Slider -0.4 -1 263 18.1 71 .219 .250 .246 20.3 18.3 13.5 .219 .267 .248 23.1
2023 Sinker -2.4 -6 243 16.7 59 .204 .241 .254 12.4 6.8 8.7 .268 .329 .297 36.0
2023 Cutter -3.1 -4 130 8.9 40 .205 .359 .253 23.9 17.5 29.2 .225 .316 .244 34.4
2023 Curveball 4.0 5 122 8.4 27 .308 .385 .319 27.3 37.0 21.3 .234 .297 .249 35.3
2023 Changeup 0.5 1 107 7.4 18 .250 .500 .358 40.4 27.8 11.9 .154 .259 .231 45.5
2023 Sweeper -2.5 -2 85 5.8 22 .211 .368 .275 25.6 22.7 14.7 .199 .232 .226 46.7
2023 Split-Finger -0.6 0 31 2.1 5 .000 .000 .140 44.4 40.0 11.1 .090 .142 .218 50.0
2023 Slurve 4.4 0 4 0.3 2 .500 1.000 .625 0.0 0.0 0.0 .713 .899 .696 100.0
2022 4-Seam Fastball 0.2 1 649 33.5 159 .293 .393 .348 8.2 13.2 12.1 .257 .334 .305 35.0
2022 Sinker -2.2 -8 377 19.4 118 .219 .229 .266 4.9 8.5 14.5 .257 .295 .288 24.7
2022 Slider 0.6 2 334 17.2 86 .247 .318 .276 19.3 20.9 16.5 .229 .297 .232 29.4
2022 Changeup -1.1 -2 183 9.4 51 .188 .250 .212 12.9 15.7 12.5 .277 .355 .292 31.7
2022 Curveball 1.2 2 148 7.6 42 .333 .389 .340 15.9 9.5 7.4 .310 .384 .332 38.2
2022 Cutter -0.1 0 130 6.7 40 .256 .333 .270 12.3 7.5 11.5 .279 .403 .306 27.8
2022 Sweeper 0.0 0 77 4.0 23 .286 .286 .265 13.3 17.4 16.0 .286 .357 .292 16.7
2022 Split-Finger 4.1 1 25 1.3 5 .400 1.000 .580 12.5 40.0 12.5 .249 .422 .293 33.3
2022 Slurve -4.3 0 6 0.3 2 .000 .000 .000 66.7 100.0 66.7 -- -- .000 --
2021 4-Seam Fastball 0.1 1 870 36.3 230 .324 .423 .359 9.7 11.7 13.1 .295 .399 .326 32.4
2021 Slider -0.1 -1 452 18.9 130 .234 .266 .272 21.4 13.8 12.9 .228 .265 .241 22.6
2021 Sinker -0.8 -3 396 16.5 103 .277 .351 .328 11.7 14.6 20.8 .255 .316 .296 35.4
2021 Changeup -0.7 -2 238 9.9 74 .208 .319 .264 12.3 6.8 6.9 .286 .384 .302 25.4
2021 Curveball -0.1 0 199 8.3 50 .220 .280 .219 25.6 22.0 18.6 .200 .254 .199 20.5
2021 Cutter -0.3 0 165 6.9 63 .295 .492 .376 11.0 9.5 18.2 .329 .475 .356 30.9
2021 Sweeper -1.8 -1 48 2.0 14 .100 .100 .214 23.8 21.4 17.6 .168 .196 .274 0.0
2021 Split-Finger -3.6 -1 26 1.1 9 .111 .111 .100 38.9 55.6 31.3 .144 .219 .156 75.0
2021 Slurve 42.9 0 1 0.0 1 1.000 1.000 .900 0.0 0.0 0.0 .451 .532 .425 0.0
2020 4-Seam Fastball -0.2 0 285 35.7 73 .328 .426 .382 10.1 13.7 14.7 .326 .454 .391 44.2
2020 Slider -1.4 -2 162 20.3 42 .214 .262 .231 27.0 16.7 12.3 .211 .258 .207 25.7
2020 Sinker 1.2 2 136 17.0 51 .340 .362 .379 10.9 3.9 9.1 .261 .305 .288 24.4
2020 Changeup 0.6 1 83 10.4 24 .261 .478 .367 18.2 16.7 12.5 .298 .390 .318 42.1
2020 Curveball -2.0 -2 79 9.9 20 .200 .400 .298 17.6 30.0 22.2 .149 .194 .150 28.6
2020 Cutter -2.2 -1 41 5.1 15 .200 .267 .263 19.2 20.0 37.5 .201 .328 .226 8.3
2020 Sweeper 1.7 0 7 0.9 3 .333 .333 .300 25.0 0.0 -- .338 .371 .317 0.0
2020 Split-Finger -0.6 0 6 0.8 -- -- -- 0.0 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
2019 4-Seam Fastball -1.3 -4 311 36.7 76 .284 .388 .327 10.7 18.4 18.2 .252 .349 .297 29.1
2019 Sinker -6.3 -10 158 18.6 45 .079 .105 .177 13.4 20.0 31.0 .178 .248 .264 31.0
2019 Slider -0.3 -1 147 17.3 39 .333 .410 .327 26.2 28.2 21.6 .198 .274 .206 50.0
2019 Curveball -2.3 -2 102 12.0 20 .158 .158 .170 19.4 25.0 16.1 .194 .222 .209 28.6
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 Sweeper 15.4 1 5 0.6 1 -- -- .700 -- 0.0 -- -- -- .700 --
2019 Slurve -2.2 0 5 0.6 1 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 -- .953 1.184 .915 0.0
2019 Split-Finger 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-Seam Fastball -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 -0.8 -2 238 15.9 71 .275 .406 .306 25.9 22.5 18.4 .247 .296 .251 20.8
2018 Changeup -0.1 0 127 8.5 34 .235 .294 .232 17.5 14.7 11.6 .279 .330 .268 24.1
2018 Cutter -1.9 -2 119 7.9 31 .207 .276 .242 7.4 9.7 10.0 .256 .300 .274 26.9
2018 Curveball 0.2 0 118 7.9 30 .250 .357 .300 36.2 30.0 19.1 .217 .274 .223 20.0
2018 Sweeper -7.0 -1 15 1.0 4 .000 .000 .000 57.1 100.0 50.0 -- -- .000 --
2018 Slurve -6.3 -1 12 0.8 5 .000 .000 .000 33.3 40.0 40.0 .092 .112 .088 0.0
2018 Split-Finger 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 -11 -13 9 7 -8
2019 222 848 -7 -15 4 3 -15
2020 228 799 -6 -7 7 3 -3
2021 675 2,396 -11 -20 14 10 -7
2022 549 2,001 -2 -18 9 7 -4
2023 361 1,454 -11 -9 11 4 -4
2024 136 488 -2 -6 4 2 -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 %
2018 1,499 52.9 55.8 93.7 24.6 62.6 42.2 11.4 41.1 14.8 8.9 66.2
2019 848 49.4 57.8 90.9 28.7 61.8 41.4 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 8.5 73.5
2021 2,396 49.6 62.6 93.0 30.7 70.1 42.8 20.6 46.5 14.5 6.9 62.7
2022 1,940 51.3 58.0 93.8 30.8 78.4 45.2 22.5 44.7 11.2 8.9 69.8
2023 1,454 53.0 61.2 87.7 26.5 59.7 40.4 23.5 44.9 19.6 8.0 76.9
2024 488 51.0 56.2 90.7 32.2 74.0 43.9 14.0 44.5 14.7 8.6 64.3
Player 9,424 51.3 59.8 91.9 28.8 68.7 42.6 20.1 44.7 15.1 8.1 69.0
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
2018 12 58 3 1 45 1 1 3 58 4 80 31 91 69 75 96
2019 37 75
2020 18 62 11 5 33 11 7 22 34 15 92 20 94 51 81 95 27
2021 13 72 11 3 27 8 3 4 52 6 95 1 95 26 75 8 42
2022 20 74 8 2 48 1 1 8 60 7 92 29 99 37 80 17 24
2023 15 48 9 5 37 3 6 39 52 40 66 41 81 64 58 78 56
2024 42 79 36 12 50 3 4 1 43 2 73 13 94 25 71 94 15
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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 3 0 0.0
2019 20.8 1 2.1 -1 4 1 1 100.0
2020 21.3 3 1.7 1 2 1 1 33.3
2021 21.5 8 7.7 0 4 5 4 50.0
2022 21.2 4 5.8 -2 3 4 3 75.0
2023 21.0 6 4.9 1 3 6 0 0.0
2024 21.2 2 1.4 1 1 2 0 0.0
Player 21.1 28 26.4 2 22 22 9 32.1

Expected Home Runs by Park

Year HR
2018 4 6 2 1 3 3 3 2 3 1 3 5 2 0 3 2 1 2 4 4 3 6 3 3 1 1 3 4 4 3 3
2019 1 3 2 3 2 2 2 2 2 1 2 4 2 2 2 1 1 1 2 3 2 3 3 2 1 1 2 4 2 3 2
2020 3 2 3 2 2 1 2 1 2 1 1 3 1 1 2 2 2 1 1 2 2 3 2 1 1 1 2 2 2 1 1
2021 8 10 8 6 8 7 9 7 7 5 7 10 6 6 8 10 7 7 9 7 8 9 9 9 6 6 9 8 8 8 8
2022 4 3 6 5 6 4 7 4 5 4 5 6 6 6 6 7 5 4 7 6 8 8 7 8 4 4 7 6 8 6 7
2023 6 2 5 4 5 6 5 4 4 2 5 5 6 4 6 4 5 4 5 5 6 5 8 6 5 3 4 5 6 6 6
2024 2 0 1 1 2 2 2 1 2 1 2 3 1 1 2 1 1 1 1 2 1 1 2 1 0 1 2 2 2 2 1
Player 28 26 27 22 28 25 30 21 25 15 25 36 24 20 29 27 22 20 29 29 30 35 34 30 18 17 29 31 32 29 28
! 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 2018 2019 +/-   2020 +/-   2021 +/-   2022 +/-   2023 +/-   2024 +/-  
Exit Velocity 84.9 87.2 2.3 87.2 0.0 85.5 -1.7 86.2 0.7 88.8 2.6 81.9 -6.9
Launch Angle 7.0 6.8 -0.2 0.8 -6.0 5.4 4.6 4.3 -1.1 7.2 2.9 5.1 -2.1
Barrel % 0.7 1.3 0.6 2.2 0.9 1.8 -0.4 1.2 -0.6 3.1 1.9 1.9 -1.2
Hard Hit % 23.7 33.5 9.8 31.1 -2.4 28.8 -2.3 30.1 1.3 39.2 9.1 20.2 -19.0
LA Sweet-Spot % 28.7 29.7 1.0 22.2 -7.5 31.6 9.4 29.6 -2.0 33.5 3.9 39.4 5.9
xBA .256 .221 -0.035 .260 0.039 .267 0.007 .262 -0.005 .254 -0.008 .275 0.021
BA .261 .238 -0.023 .280 0.042 .271 -0.009 .261 -0.010 .242 -0.019 .246 0.004
xwOBA .288 .263 -0.025 .294 0.031 .292 -0.002 .290 -0.002 .295 0.005 .307 0.012
wOBA .301 .272 -0.029 .307 0.035 .293 -0.014 .285 -0.008 .286 0.001 .278 -0.008
xSLG .316 .302 -0.014 .340 0.038 .349 0.009 .333 -0.016 .348 0.015 .373 0.025
SLG .357 .322 -0.035 .370 0.048 .357 -0.013 .327 -0.030 .340 0.013 .333 -0.007
K% 15.7 22.1 6.4 14.0 -8.1 13.3 -0.7 13.6 0.3 19.4 5.8 17.6 -1.8
BB% 7.1 6.3 -0.8 6.1 -0.2 4.1 -2.0 6.6 2.5 7.8 1.2 5.1 -2.7
Swing % 41.1 43.0 1.9 47.4 4.4 46.5 -0.9 44.7 -1.8 44.9 0.2 44.5 -0.4
Whiff% 14.8 18.6 3.8 15.8 -2.8 14.5 -1.3 11.2 -3.3 19.6 8.4 14.7 -4.9
In Zone % 52.9 49.4 -3.5 52.6 3.2 49.6 -3.0 51.3 1.7 53.0 1.7 51.0 -2.0
Out of Zone % 47.1 50.6 3.5 47.4 -3.2 50.4 3.0 48.7 -1.7 47.0 -1.7 49.0 2.0
Out of Zone Swing % 24.6 28.7 4.1 27.4 -1.3 30.7 3.3 30.8 0.1 26.5 -4.3 32.2 5.7
First Pitch Swing % 11.4 22.1 10.7 25.0 2.9 20.6 -4.4 22.5 1.9 23.5 1.0 14.0 -9.5
First Pitch Strike % 55.7 63.1 7.4 61.0 -2.1 60.6 -0.4 62.5 1.9 61.8 -0.7 53.7 -8.1
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Statcast Fielder Positioning

wOBA
SeasonAlignment TypeBat SidePAShifts/Shades%No Shift/ShadeShift/Shade
2018 Shifts R 395 3 0.8 .297 .756
2019 Shifts R 222 3 1.4 .268 .580
2020 Shifts R 228 10 4.4 .309 .265
2021 Shifts R 673 7 1.0 .292 .377
2022 Shifts R 526 16 3.0 .287 .268
2023 Shades R 361 2 0.6 .288 .000
2024 Shades R 136 5 3.7 .289 .000
! 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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