Jake Burger
3B | Bats/Throws: R/R | 6' 2" 230LBS | Age: 28
Draft: 2017 | Rd: 1, #11, Chicago White Sox | Missouri State
PA AB R H HR SB AVG OBP SLG OPS
2022 183 168 20 42 8 0 .250 .302 .458 .760
2023 540 492 71 123 34 1 .250 .309 .518 .827
2024 64 57 8 13 3 0 .228 .281 .421 .702
4 Seasons 829 755 104 188 46 1 .249 .307 .495 .802
AVG HR SB OPS
2022 .250 8 0 .760
2023 .250 34 1 .827
2024 .228 3 0 .702
4 Seasons .249 46 1 .802
MLB Percentile Rankings
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%
2021 25 182 23 3 13.0 7.1 98.0 115.2 9.5 34.8 .252 .496 .344 .351 .522 60.9 35.7 9.5
2022 26 682 114 17 14.9 9.3 90.7 114.4 12.3 33.3 .225 .460 .327 .318 .438 43.0 30.6 5.5
2023 27 2048 347 58 16.7 10.7 91.9 118.2 12.3 33.4 .270 .512 .349 .359 .469 49.6 27.6 5.9
2024 28 209 45 6 13.3 9.5 89.8 112.9 11.7 26.7 .241 .488 .310 .340 .397 42.2 20.6 7.9
Player 3121 529 84 15.9 10.1 91.7 118.2 12.1 32.9 .257 .498 .341 .348 .459 48.0 28.1 6.2
MLB 6.9 4.7 88.4 122.4 12.2 33.1 .245 .406 .316 .315 .369 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
2021 47.8 30.4 21.7 0.0 43.5 43.5 13.0 0.0 34.8 21.7 26.1 4.3 13.0 7.1
2022 43.0 30.7 21.1 5.3 40.4 37.7 21.9 5.3 28.9 26.3 16.7 6.1 14.9 9.3
2023 42.9 21.9 25.1 10.1 45.8 36.3 17.9 2.9 30.8 20.7 21.9 6.9 16.7 10.7
2024 55.6 24.4 11.1 8.9 53.3 31.1 15.6 2.2 40.0 22.2 20.0 2.2 13.3 9.5
Player 44.2 24.4 22.9 8.5 45.2 36.5 18.3 3.2 31.4 22.1 20.8 6.2 15.9 10.1
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 Sinker -3.4 -2 47 22.5 15 .214 .429 .300 30.4 20.0 42.9 .251 .461 .327 54.5
2024 4-Seam Fastball 3.0 1 43 20.6 13 .300 .700 .481 9.1 7.7 12.5 .246 .699 .459 55.6
2024 Changeup -1.6 -1 36 17.2 11 .000 .000 .064 50.0 36.4 33.3 .106 .117 .156 0.0
2024 Slider 5.8 2 35 16.7 11 .273 .545 .345 18.8 18.2 22.2 .356 .870 .509 44.4
2024 Cutter 4.2 1 26 12.4 7 .500 .667 .436 20.0 0.0 0.0 .268 .331 .307 57.1
2024 Sweeper 0.0 0 11 5.3 3 .333 .333 .300 66.7 66.7 50.0 .277 .317 .263 0.0
2024 Split-Finger -7.7 0 5 2.4 2 .000 .000 .000 33.3 50.0 33.3 .037 .040 .036 0.0
2024 Curveball -5.7 0 4 1.9 1 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 .146 .234 .169 0.0
2024 Slurve -0.8 0 2 1.0 -- -- -- 100.0 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
2023 4-Seam Fastball 1.5 7 475 23.2 120 .280 .776 .462 34.4 36.7 29.7 .278 .709 .439 61.9
2023 Slider 2.0 8 434 21.2 114 .229 .514 .350 51.3 32.5 26.4 .242 .451 .318 52.2
2023 Sinker -1.2 -5 417 20.4 118 .267 .448 .354 13.2 9.3 13.4 .346 .573 .415 50.5
2023 Changeup -2.3 -5 236 11.5 63 .148 .197 .168 39.4 31.7 22.0 .200 .283 .224 24.4
2023 Curveball 7.1 11 153 7.5 39 .361 .778 .494 31.1 33.3 21.7 .291 .578 .389 60.9
2023 Cutter 1.0 2 151 7.4 37 .313 .500 .396 26.8 16.2 17.6 .288 .446 .365 53.8
2023 Sweeper -0.8 -1 112 5.5 30 .172 .379 .247 42.1 43.3 22.8 .166 .360 .234 37.5
2023 Split-Finger -1.9 -1 59 2.9 14 .083 .083 .164 43.8 35.7 21.7 .176 .217 .247 42.9
2023 Slurve 30.3 1 3 0.1 2 1.000 1.000 .900 0.0 0.0 0.0 .800 .955 .771 50.0
2022 4-Seam Fastball 0.1 0 203 29.8 40 .250 .556 .373 32.1 37.5 25.4 .201 .531 .346 47.6
2022 Slider -1.4 -2 131 19.2 38 .257 .400 .316 46.5 34.2 31.0 .219 .403 .298 50.0
2022 Sinker -0.9 -1 109 16.0 32 .241 .241 .257 19.3 9.4 14.3 .268 .325 .290 37.0
2022 Changeup 5.1 3 60 8.8 25 .304 .652 .396 43.6 36.0 39.1 .261 .604 .380 46.7
2022 Curveball 0.7 0 52 7.6 17 .188 .438 .285 29.6 35.3 26.1 .164 .460 .287 40.0
2022 Sweeper 0.3 0 51 7.5 14 .154 .385 .257 46.2 42.9 30.0 .181 .456 .293 28.6
2022 Cutter 0.2 0 50 7.3 12 .417 .750 .455 33.3 16.7 13.3 .347 .618 .414 50.0
2022 Split-Finger -1.5 0 19 2.8 3 .000 .000 .000 40.0 66.7 12.5 .037 .037 .034 0.0
2022 Slurve -0.7 0 5 0.7 -- -- -- 66.7 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
2021 4-Seam Fastball 1.4 1 64 35.2 13 .273 .636 .496 31.3 23.1 18.8 .340 1.041 .589 75.0
2021 Slider 5.0 2 34 18.7 9 .444 .556 .439 42.1 44.4 26.7 .300 .387 .300 40.0
2021 Sinker 2.3 1 33 18.1 9 .429 .857 .672 20.0 0.0 0.0 .378 .451 .436 71.4
2021 Changeup -1.7 0 19 10.4 3 .000 .000 .000 50.0 66.7 40.0 .084 .148 .094 0.0
2021 Curveball -2.1 0 14 7.7 4 .000 .000 .225 66.7 75.0 42.9 .049 .057 .044 0.0
2021 Cutter -3.0 0 10 5.5 1 .000 .000 .000 60.0 100.0 100.0 -- -- .000 --
2021 Slurve -3.8 0 5 2.7 2 .000 .000 .000 100.0 100.0 66.7 -- -- .000 --
2021 Sweeper -8.2 0 3 1.6 1 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 .037 .098 .053 100.0
! Note: Years are in reverse order.
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Swing/Take

Runs
Year Team PA Pitches Heart Shadow Chase Waste All
2021 42 182 0 2 -1 1 2
2022 182 682 -1 -3 1 3 1
2023 547 2,070 16 -9 -1 10 16
2024 63 209 3 -3 1 1 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 %
2021 182 40.7 71.6 79.2 33.3 36.1 37.9 28.6 48.9 38.2 8.8 68.8
2022 682 46.8 73.4 76.9 36.6 42.9 41.1 39.6 53.8 35.4 8.5 89.7
2023 2,048 48.1 70.8 78.5 38.5 44.5 42.5 43.5 54.0 34.1 7.0 82.5
2024 209 49.3 63.1 75.4 35.8 65.8 47.8 36.5 49.3 28.2 6.7 71.4
Player 3,121 47.5 70.8 78.0 37.6 45.0 42.3 41.4 53.3 34.2 7.4 82.7
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
2021 95 69
2022 95 61 56
2023 83 75 91 89 54 92 98 89 99 91 21 17 7 5 67 3 40
2024 63 44 77 85 36 87 81 60 93 60 54 41 34 14 74 13
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Expected Home Runs

Year Team Avg HR Trot Actual HR xHR HR-xHR Doubters Mostly Gone No Doubters No Doubter %
2021 21.0 1 1.2 0 1 0 1 100.0
2022 20.8 8 8.3 0 7 4 5 62.5
2023 22.6 34 33.0 1 3 24 16 47.1
2024 22.2 3 3.1 0 2 0 3 100.0
Player 22.2 46 45.5 1 13 28 25 54.3

Expected Home Runs by Park

Year HR
2021 1 1 1 2 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 2 1 1 2 1 1 2 1 1 1 2 1 1 1 2 1 1 1 1
2022 8 8 8 8 7 7 8 7 6 7 7 8 10 8 8 9 8 9 8 7 9 11 11 9 8 8 8 10 9 8 10
2023 34 28 28 32 35 33 37 31 33 27 33 34 32 29 37 35 37 31 35 37 32 30 40 38 30 27 36 35 35 33 29
2024 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 4 3 3 3 4 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3
Player 46 40 40 45 46 44 49 43 43 38 44 47 47 41 49 49 49 44 48 48 45 45 56 51 42 39 49 49 48 45 43
! 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 2021 2022 +/-   2023 +/-   2024 +/-  
Exit Velocity 98.0 90.7 -7.3 91.9 1.2 89.8 -2.1
Launch Angle 9.5 12.3 2.8 12.3 0.0 11.7 -0.6
Barrel % 13.0 14.9 1.9 16.7 1.8 13.3 -3.4
Hard Hit % 60.9 43.0 -17.9 49.6 6.6 42.2 -7.4
Sweet Spot % 34.8 33.3 -1.5 33.4 0.1 26.7 -6.7
xBA .252 .225 -0.027 .270 0.045 .241 -0.029
BA .263 .250 -0.013 .250 0.000 .232 -0.018
xwOBA .351 .318 -0.033 .359 0.041 .340 -0.019
wOBA .344 .327 -0.017 .349 0.022 .310 -0.039
xSLG .496 .460 -0.036 .512 0.052 .488 -0.024
SLG .474 .458 -0.016 .518 0.060 .429 -0.089
K% 35.7 30.6 -5.1 27.6 -3.0 20.6 -7.0
BB% 9.5 5.5 -4.0 5.9 0.4 7.9 2.0
Swing % 48.9 53.8 4.9 54.0 0.2 49.3 -4.7
Whiff% 38.2 35.4 -2.8 34.1 -1.3 28.2 -5.9
In Zone % 40.7 46.8 6.1 48.1 1.3 49.3 1.2
Out of Zone % 59.3 53.2 -6.1 51.9 -1.3 50.7 -1.2
Out of Zone Swing % 33.3 36.6 3.3 38.5 1.9 35.8 -2.7
First Pitch Swing % 28.6 39.6 11.0 43.5 3.9 36.5 -7.0
First Pitch Strike % 64.3 67.6 3.3 62.6 -5.0 66.7 4.1
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Statcast Fielder Positioning

wOBA
SeasonAlignment TypeBat SidePAShifts/Shades%No Shift/ShadeShift/Shade
2021 Shifts R 42 0 0.0 .344
2022 Shifts R 182 31 17.0 .294 .486
2023 Shades R 540 54 10.0 .327 .546
2024 Shades R 63 3 4.8 .310 .301
! 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 %
2021 65 17.2 26.2% 1.5% 20 22.8 0.0% 5.0%
2022 155 16.9 24.5% 1.9% 108 21.2 2.8% 4.6%
2023 448 15.4 45.5% 0.4% 307 18.7 4.9% 0.7%
2024 24 15.6 41.7% 0.0% 20 19.0 10.0% 5.0%
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