Jacob Young
CF | Bats/Throws: R/R | 5' 11" 192LBS | Age: 24
Draft: 2021 | Rd: 7, #203, Washington Nationals | Florida
PA AB R H HR SB AVG OBP SLG OPS
2023 121 107 9 27 0 13 .252 .322 .336 .658
2024 290 261 46 66 1 20 .253 .315 .314 .629
2 Seasons 411 368 55 93 1 33 .253 .317 .321 .638
AVG HR SB OPS
2023 .252 0 13 .658
2024 .253 1 20 .629
2 Seasons .253 1 33 .638
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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%
2023 23 466 88 0 0.0 0.0 86.4 107.5 1.8 31.8 .234 .311 .294 .279 .296 30.7 18.2 8.3
2024 24 1075 206 4 1.9 1.4 85.1 106.7 4.1 30.1 .264 .333 .284 .296 .336 27.2 20.7 5.5
Player 1541 294 4 1.4 1.0 85.5 107.5 3.4 30.6 .255 .326 .287 .291 .324 28.2 20.0 6.3
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
2023 58.0 13.6 21.6 6.8 37.5 36.4 26.1 9.1 42.0 14.8 23.9 10.2 0.0 0.0
2024 55.8 14.6 24.8 4.9 25.7 37.4 36.9 13.1 37.9 15.5 27.7 2.9 1.9 1.4
Player 56.5 14.3 23.8 5.4 29.3 37.1 33.7 11.9 39.1 15.3 26.5 5.1 1.4 1.0
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 %
2024 4-Seam Fastball -0.7 -2 281 26.1 66 .295 .377 .322 15.5 19.7 21.0 .329 .448 .342 43.1
2024 Sinker 1.0 3 252 23.4 73 .338 .446 .406 10.9 9.6 11.3 .316 .392 .351 34.5
2024 Slider -2.7 -5 199 18.5 63 .183 .200 .196 26.4 23.8 23.1 .206 .242 .220 8.9
2024 Cutter -1.3 -1 83 7.7 21 .375 .375 .395 21.1 33.3 38.9 .168 .192 .243 9.1
2024 Sweeper 2.0 2 81 7.5 20 .222 .278 .268 26.1 30.0 23.1 .253 .281 .281 16.7
2024 Curveball -1.7 -1 81 7.5 19 .188 .250 .271 37.9 26.3 20.0 .194 .245 .272 18.2
2024 Changeup -0.7 -1 74 6.9 21 .100 .150 .233 19.4 23.8 27.8 .229 .300 .253 20.0
2024 Split-Finger -1.1 0 20 1.9 5 .000 .000 .140 33.3 40.0 18.2 .192 .248 .289 50.0
2024 Knuckleball 19.7 0 2 0.2 1 -- -- .700 0.0 0.0 -- -- -- .700 --
2024 Slurve -9.2 0 2 0.2 1 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 .349 .581 .385 100.0
2023 4-Seam Fastball 1.2 1 121 26.0 28 .381 .524 .452 10.9 10.7 7.5 .347 .524 .434 55.0
2023 Slider 0.2 0 96 20.6 30 .200 .200 .210 22.0 16.7 19.2 .198 .265 .201 28.0
2023 Sinker 0.6 1 95 20.4 20 .250 .375 .337 8.6 10.0 10.5 .160 .204 .244 13.3
2023 Curveball -1.4 -1 46 9.9 9 .222 .333 .239 28.6 22.2 14.3 .196 .271 .201 14.3
2023 Cutter 0.0 0 41 8.8 14 .231 .385 .293 25.0 21.4 25.0 .291 .352 .310 50.0
2023 Changeup 1.3 0 29 6.2 9 .125 .125 .278 21.4 22.2 12.5 .194 .220 .239 16.7
2023 Sweeper 1.2 0 26 5.6 9 .375 .500 .417 46.2 33.3 25.0 .266 .286 .294 0.0
2023 Split-Finger -5.5 0 8 1.7 2 .000 .000 .000 80.0 100.0 40.0 -- -- .000 --
2023 Slurve -1.9 0 4 0.9 -- -- -- 0.0 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
! Note: Years are in reverse order.
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Swing/Take

Runs
Year Team PA Pitches Heart Shadow Chase Waste All
2023 121 466 2 -3 1 1 2
2024 290 1,075 -5 -11 4 6 -6
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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 %
2023 466 52.6 60.8 85.2 29.9 57.6 43.6 21.5 46.1 20.5 7.9 67.6
2024 1,075 52.8 58.5 86.7 27.4 52.5 44.7 24.5 43.8 19.3 6.9 77.0
Player 1,541 52.8 59.2 86.3 28.2 54.1 44.3 23.6 44.5 19.7 7.2 73.9
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
2023 31 98 67
2024 24 67 8 1 56 2 3 5 26 7 52 18 78 54 97 100 62 11 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 %
2023 -- 0 0.1 0 1 0 0 --
2024 20.7 1 1.0 0 1 0 1 100.0
Player 20.7 1 1.1 0 2 0 1 100.0

Expected Home Runs by Park

Year HR
2023 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2024 1 1 1 2 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Player 1 1 1 2 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 2 1 1 2 1 2 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
! 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 2023 2024 +/-  
Exit Velocity 86.4 85.1 -1.3
Launch Angle 1.8 4.1 2.3
Barrel % 0.0 1.9 1.9
Hard Hit % 30.7 27.2 -3.5
LA Sweet-Spot % 31.8 30.1 -1.7
xBA .234 .264 0.030
BA .252 .253 0.001
xwOBA .279 .296 0.017
wOBA .294 .284 -0.010
xSLG .311 .333 0.022
SLG .336 .314 -0.022
K% 18.2 20.7 2.5
BB% 8.3 5.5 -2.8
Swing % 46.1 43.8 -2.3
Whiff% 20.5 19.3 -1.2
In Zone % 52.6 52.8 0.2
Out of Zone % 47.4 47.2 -0.2
Out of Zone Swing % 29.9 27.4 -2.5
First Pitch Swing % 21.5 24.5 3.0
First Pitch Strike % 65.3 64.1 -1.2
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Statcast Fielder Positioning

wOBA
SeasonAlignment TypeBat SidePAShifts/Shades%No Shift/ShadeShift/Shade
2023 Shades R 121 8 6.6 .293 .308
2024 Shades R 289 7 2.4 .289 .126
! 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

Bases EmptyRunners On Base
SeasonTeamPitchesTempoFast %Slow %PitchesTempoFast %Slow %
2023 140 15.6 39.3% 0.7% 70 18.9 11.4% 1.4%
2024 336 15.2 47.6% 0.6% 122 18.9 11.5% 0.0%
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