Jake Bauers
1B | Bats/Throws: L/L | 5' 11" 213LBS | Age: 28
Draft: 2013 | Rd: 7, #208, San Diego Padres | Marina (CA) HS
PA AB R H HR SB AVG OBP SLG OPS
2021 315 282 27 59 4 6 .209 .290 .277 .567
2023 272 242 28 49 12 3 .202 .279 .413 .692
2024 41 38 6 6 1 1 .158 .220 .316 .536
5 Seasons 1,439 1,257 155 263 40 19 .209 .299 .360 .659
AVG HR SB OPS
2021 .209 4 6 .567
2023 .202 12 3 .692
2024 .158 1 1 .536
5 Seasons .209 40 19 .659
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Hits Spray Chart

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 22 1602 227 16 7.0 4.1 87.6 110.0 12.1 33.9 .209 .354 .308 .306 .350 31.3 26.8 13.9
2019 23 1755 260 13 5.0 3.1 88.1 109.5 15.0 31.9 .222 .352 .296 .293 .350 33.1 27.2 10.6
2021 25 1222 204 11 5.4 3.5 88.1 112.3 20.0 36.3 .233 .361 .257 .297 .350 37.7 24.8 9.5
2023 27 1169 150 28 18.7 10.3 89.1 113.5 13.8 36.0 .230 .480 .297 .336 .485 48.7 34.9 9.9
2024 28 139 24 2 8.3 4.9 88.8 110.1 28.3 41.7 .192 .349 .241 .263 .359 37.5 34.1 4.9
Player 5887 865 70 8.1 4.9 88.2 113.5 15.6 34.5 .221 .379 .289 .305 .374 36.5 28.2 11.0
MLB 6.9 4.7 88.4 122.4 12.2 33.1 .245 .406 .316 .315 .368 36.3 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 45.4 22.9 24.2 7.5 44.5 38.3 17.2 2.6 34.4 27.3 22.5 4.8 7.0 4.1
2019 39.2 25.8 26.5 8.5 36.5 35.4 28.1 3.5 31.9 30.0 23.8 5.0 5.0 3.1
2021 34.3 27.9 26.5 11.3 39.7 37.3 23.0 4.4 26.0 32.4 24.0 7.4 5.4 3.5
2023 37.3 32.7 22.7 7.3 41.3 35.3 23.3 6.0 26.0 23.3 20.7 5.3 18.7 10.3
2024 16.7 33.3 37.5 12.5 50.0 20.8 29.2 8.3 8.3 45.8 20.8 8.3 8.3 4.9
Player 38.7 26.9 25.5 8.8 40.6 36.2 23.2 4.0 29.5 29.1 22.9 5.7 8.1 4.9
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 -0.6 0 60 43.2 15 .143 .429 .263 16.7 20.0 25.0 .305 .639 .414 54.5
2024 Slider -0.8 0 21 15.1 7 .000 .000 .200 50.0 57.1 57.1 .001 .002 .201 0.0
2024 Changeup -2.4 0 16 11.5 3 .000 .000 .000 33.3 66.7 66.7 .109 .125 .100 0.0
2024 Sinker 4.4 0 10 7.2 2 .500 .500 .450 20.0 0.0 0.0 .365 .416 .332 0.0
2024 Split-Finger -4.9 0 8 5.8 2 .000 .000 .000 50.0 50.0 100.0 .037 .044 .034 0.0
2024 Cutter -7.0 -1 8 5.8 4 .250 .250 .225 25.0 50.0 66.7 .293 .439 .317 50.0
2024 Curveball 3.6 0 8 5.8 3 .333 .667 .417 33.3 33.3 100.0 .099 .209 .126 50.0
2024 Sweeper 8.6 1 7 5.0 4 .250 .500 .313 25.0 25.0 50.0 .033 .045 .030 33.3
2023 4-Seam Fastball 0.4 2 404 34.6 97 .233 .488 .356 31.3 35.1 25.2 .236 .513 .356 57.7
2023 Slider -2.2 -4 191 16.3 43 .171 .415 .264 41.5 46.5 28.6 .158 .381 .246 47.6
2023 Changeup -1.7 -2 148 12.7 33 .172 .207 .232 46.2 39.4 27.1 .243 .344 .306 43.8
2023 Sinker -1.7 -2 141 12.1 36 .188 .438 .289 24.6 30.6 32.4 .281 .740 .434 45.5
2023 Curveball 0.0 0 113 9.7 23 .190 .429 .265 24.4 30.4 20.0 .276 .523 .377 46.7
2023 Cutter 0.1 0 87 7.4 23 .350 .600 .483 22.0 13.0 13.0 .284 .517 .384 52.9
2023 Split-Finger -1.8 -1 44 3.8 9 .000 .000 .156 31.6 33.3 12.5 .108 .134 .231 0.0
2023 Sweeper -0.4 0 37 3.2 6 .000 .000 .117 50.0 50.0 23.1 .004 .004 .119 0.0
2023 Slurve -7.6 0 4 0.3 2 .000 .000 .000 0.0 50.0 33.3 .279 .312 .261 0.0
2021 4-Seam Fastball -0.9 -5 492 40.3 130 .211 .298 .290 24.6 23.1 20.8 .205 .375 .301 42.9
2021 Slider -2.9 -5 171 14.0 49 .136 .136 .200 38.6 36.7 30.5 .145 .209 .209 26.9
2021 Sinker -1.1 -2 165 13.5 47 .214 .310 .277 18.9 21.3 26.3 .268 .364 .317 37.5
2021 Changeup 1.4 2 147 12.0 39 .263 .368 .286 31.9 15.4 14.0 .327 .464 .349 31.3
2021 Curveball -3.9 -5 115 9.4 21 .150 .150 .162 30.4 28.6 18.2 .336 .511 .376 57.1
2021 Cutter 2.2 1 61 5.0 10 .625 .625 .590 7.4 10.0 9.1 .351 .390 .397 0.0
2021 Split-Finger -2.9 -1 40 3.3 11 .100 .100 .145 30.0 36.4 22.2 .182 .221 .223 33.3
2021 Sweeper -2.1 -1 29 2.4 7 .167 .333 .279 41.7 42.9 33.3 .129 .218 .224 66.7
2021 Slurve -0.5 0 2 0.2 -- -- -- 0.0 -- -- -- -- -- --
2019 4-Seam Fastball -0.5 -3 572 32.6 157 .226 .394 .320 19.2 29.3 24.9 .195 .325 .279 34.1
2019 Sinker 2.6 8 295 16.8 68 .379 .707 .521 10.2 11.8 15.7 .341 .644 .454 44.0
2019 Slider -0.5 -1 259 14.8 62 .222 .333 .277 34.2 32.3 21.1 .209 .325 .271 25.0
2019 Curveball -0.2 0 227 12.9 45 .195 .317 .247 38.3 40.0 28.1 .223 .294 .252 29.2
2019 Changeup -2.0 -4 206 11.7 53 .167 .167 .192 25.0 18.9 15.6 .220 .253 .256 23.7
2019 Cutter -4.4 -5 115 6.6 24 .095 .095 .163 26.9 33.3 26.7 .133 .166 .202 23.1
2019 Split-Finger 2.6 1 33 1.9 6 .200 .400 .325 30.8 0.0 0.0 .354 .640 .457 80.0
2019 Slurve -6.0 -1 20 1.1 3 .000 .000 .000 16.7 0.0 0.0 .133 .157 .133 33.3
2019 Sweeper -5.2 0 8 0.5 2 .000 .000 .000 100.0 100.0 100.0 -- -- .000 --
2018 4-Seam Fastball 0.3 2 540 33.7 131 .274 .519 .391 21.2 26.0 25.0 .245 .465 .365 40.0
2018 Sinker -1.0 -3 295 18.4 74 .246 .410 .349 19.5 16.2 20.7 .223 .300 .305 26.0
2018 Changeup -2.7 -6 215 13.4 52 .065 .130 .140 39.1 26.9 28.6 .178 .283 .245 27.3
2018 Slider 1.1 2 205 12.8 47 .154 .308 .265 39.6 34.0 20.5 .143 .260 .256 25.0
2018 Curveball 0.6 1 201 12.5 50 .163 .326 .274 37.8 40.0 24.1 .171 .234 .248 21.7
2018 Cutter 1.4 1 75 4.7 16 .167 .500 .357 21.9 12.5 9.1 .366 .625 .474 36.4
2018 Split-Finger 1.5 1 51 3.2 11 .200 .200 .164 31.6 27.3 23.1 .101 .111 .106 25.0
2018 Slurve -2.4 0 11 0.7 5 .000 .000 .140 33.3 60.0 37.5 .078 .226 .241 100.0
2018 Sweeper -18.0 -1 3 0.2 1 .000 .000 .000 33.3 0.0 0.0 .040 .080 .053 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 388 1,600 -4 -20 14 9 -1
2019 420 1,735 -9 -17 11 8 -7
2021 314 1,222 -14 -12 7 5 -14
2023 272 1,169 -6 -15 9 4 -8
2024 41 139 1 -3 0 1 -1
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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 1,602 46.6 63.4 77.0 20.6 55.7 43.1 33.5 40.5 28.2 7.9 74.6
2019 1,755 47.0 64.3 83.6 22.4 55.3 43.2 32.4 42.1 24.2 7.7 77.4
2021 1,222 51.6 67.3 81.8 26.4 49.4 42.1 36.3 47.5 26.9 7.3 77.5
2023 1,169 51.0 66.1 75.6 24.6 41.8 43.5 33.8 45.8 33.3 9.1 83.0
2024 139 59.0 62.2 84.3 21.1 33.3 50.4 46.3 45.3 25.4 7.9 54.5
Player 5,887 48.9 65.1 79.9 23.1 50.9 43.2 34.2 43.6 27.7 7.9 77.4
MLB 48.6 66.9 82.0 28.4 58.0 42.6 29.7 47.1 24.8 7.3 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
2018 31 4 17 37 51 24 50 28 73 20 13 92 25 89 69 9
2019 11 8 8 16 22 15 23 27 67 20 15 72 53 86 69
2021 85 60 82 65
2023 87 48 72
2024 77 56 75
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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 22.8 11 11.9 -1 4 12 3 27.3
2019 23.4 12 10.7 1 2 8 6 50.0
2021 22.6 4 4.0 0 7 4 1 25.0
2023 24.3 12 14.6 -3 7 13 5 41.7
2024 25.1 1 1.0 0 1 1 0 0.0
Player 23.5 40 42.1 -2 21 38 15 37.5

Expected Home Runs by Park

Year HR
2018 11 14 7 15 12 11 13 12 9 8 11 17 12 10 12 13 13 13 11 15 10 12 17 13 10 11 12 14 12 12 6
2019 12 13 12 11 12 9 13 9 6 9 8 12 12 11 9 12 9 7 13 11 12 12 13 14 10 9 9 11 15 10 8
2021 4 5 3 6 2 2 3 4 2 2 2 6 8 2 3 5 2 3 4 4 6 4 9 4 4 2 6 5 7 2 2
2023 12 16 10 11 13 15 16 16 11 12 14 16 16 14 19 14 18 14 15 15 16 12 19 18 15 12 13 14 18 14 11
2024 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 2 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 0
Player 40 49 33 44 40 38 46 42 29 32 36 53 49 38 44 45 43 38 44 46 45 41 59 50 40 35 41 45 53 39 27
! 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 87.6 -- 0.5 -- -- -- -- -- -- 89.1 -- 88.8 -0.3
Launch Angle 12.1 -- 2.9 -- -- -- -- -- -- 13.8 -- 28.3 14.5
Barrel % 7.0 -- -2.0 -- -- -- -- -- -- 18.7 -- 8.3 -10.4
Hard Hit % 31.3 -- 1.8 -- -- -- -- -- -- 48.7 -- 37.5 -11.2
Sweet Spot % 33.9 -- -2.0 -- -- -- -- -- -- 36.0 -- 41.7 5.7
xBA .209 -- 0.013 -- -- -- -- -- -- .230 -- .192 -0.038
BA .201 -- 0.025 -- -- -- -- -- -- .202 -- .158 -0.044
xwOBA .306 -- -0.013 -- -- -- -- -- -- .336 -- .263 -0.073
wOBA .308 -- -0.012 -- -- -- -- -- -- .297 -- .241 -0.056
xSLG .354 -- -0.002 -- -- -- -- -- -- .480 -- .349 -0.131
SLG .384 -- -0.013 -- -- -- -- -- -- .413 -- .316 -0.097
K% 26.8 -- 0.4 -- -- -- -- -- -- 34.9 -- 34.1 -0.8
BB% 13.9 -- -3.3 -- -- -- -- -- -- 9.9 -- 4.9 -5.0
Swing % 40.5 -- 1.6 -- -- -- -- -- -- 45.8 -- 45.3 -0.5
Whiff% 28.2 -- -4.0 -- -- -- -- -- -- 33.3 -- 25.4 -7.9
In Zone % 46.6 -- 0.4 -- -- -- -- -- -- 51.0 -- 59.0 8.0
Out of Zone % 53.4 -- -0.4 -- -- -- -- -- -- 49.0 -- 41.0 -8.0
Out of Zone Swing % 20.6 -- 1.8 -- -- -- -- -- -- 24.6 -- 21.1 -3.5
First Pitch Swing % 33.5 -- -1.1 -- -- -- -- -- -- 33.8 -- 46.3 12.5
First Pitch Strike % 56.7 -- -0.9 -- -- -- -- -- -- 56.6 -- 70.7 14.1
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Statcast Fielder Positioning

wOBA
SeasonAlignment TypeBat SidePAShifts/Shades%No Shift/ShadeShift/Shade
2018 Shifts L 388 223 57.5 .344 .281
2019 Shifts L 423 252 59.6 .321 .280
2021 Shifts L 314 228 72.6 .242 .263
2023 Shades L 271 186 68.6 .275 .309
2024 Shades L 41 20 48.8 .204 .281
! 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 %
2018 489 16.5 32.1% 0.8% 310 23.0 1.3% 8.7%
2019 563 16.6 32.9% 1.8% 282 22.8 1.1% 10.3%
2021 345 17.7 20.0% 2.0% 209 23.8 0.0% 12.4%
2023 371 15.8 39.1% 0.5% 168 19.8 1.8% 0.6%
2024 44 14.6 50.0% 0.0% 20 19.9 5.0% 0.0%
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