Jake Burger
3B | Bats/Throws: R/R | 6' 2" 230LBS | Age: 27
Draft: 2017 | Rd: 1, #11, Chicago White Sox | Missouri State
PA AB R H HR SB AVG OBP SLG OPS
2021 42 38 5 10 1 0 .263 .333 .474 .807
2022 183 168 20 42 8 0 .250 .302 .458 .760
2023 540 492 71 123 34 1 .250 .309 .518 .827
3 Seasons 765 698 96 175 43 1 .251 .309 .501 .810
AVG HR SB OPS
2021 .263 1 0 .807
2022 .250 8 0 .760
2023 .250 34 1 .827
3 Seasons .251 43 1 .810
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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
Player 2912 484 78 16.1 10.2 91.9 118.2 12.1 33.5 .258 .499 .343 .349 .465 48.6 28.8 6.0
MLB 6.9 4.7 88.4 122.4 12.2 33.1 .245 .406 .316 .315 .369 36.3 22.1 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
Player 43.2 24.4 24.0 8.5 44.4 37.0 18.6 3.3 30.6 22.1 20.9 6.6 16.1 10.2
MLB 44.6 23.5 24.9 7.0 37.0 37.6 25.3 3.9 32.9 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 %
2023 4-Seam Fastball 1.5 7 478 23.3 120 .280 .776 .462 34.2 36.7 29.7 .278 .709 .439 61.9
2023 Slider 1.9 8 437 21.3 117 .231 .509 .348 51.5 32.5 26.8 .247 .453 .321 50.7
2023 Sinker -1.2 -5 414 20.2 118 .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 36 .290 .484 .382 27.2 16.7 17.6 .266 .425 .349 56.0
2023 Sweeper -0.6 -1 109 5.3 28 .185 .407 .264 40.0 42.9 21.8 .164 .371 .238 40.0
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 0.4 1 204 29.9 41 .250 .556 .380 32.1 36.6 25.4 .201 .531 .355 47.6
2022 Slider -1.5 -2 134 19.6 38 .257 .400 .316 45.8 34.2 30.2 .219 .403 .298 50.0
2022 Sinker -1.5 -2 108 15.8 31 .241 .241 .241 19.3 9.7 14.3 .268 .325 .276 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 Cutter 0.2 0 50 7.3 12 .417 .750 .455 33.3 16.7 13.3 .347 .618 .414 50.0
2022 Sweeper 0.5 0 48 7.0 14 .154 .385 .257 48.0 42.9 31.6 .181 .456 .293 28.6
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
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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
Player 2,912 47.3 71.4 78.2 37.7 43.6 41.9 41.8 53.6 34.6 7.5 83.4
MLB 48.6 67.0 82.0 28.5 58.0 42.6 29.6 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
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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
Player 22.2 43 42.5 1 11 28 22 51.2

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
Player 43 37 37 42 43 41 46 39 40 35 41 43 44 38 46 46 46 41 45 45 42 42 53 48 39 36 46 46 45 42 40
! 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 +/-  
Exit Velocity 98.0 90.7 -7.3 91.9 1.2
Launch Angle 9.5 12.3 2.8 12.3 0.0
Barrel % 13.0 14.9 1.9 16.7 1.8
Hard Hit % 60.9 43.0 -17.9 49.6 6.6
Sweet Spot % 34.8 33.3 -1.5 33.4 0.1
xBA .252 .225 -0.027 .270 0.045
BA .263 .250 -0.013 .250 0.000
xwOBA .351 .318 -0.033 .359 0.041
wOBA .344 .327 -0.017 .349 0.022
xSLG .496 .460 -0.036 .512 0.052
SLG .474 .458 -0.016 .518 0.060
K% 35.7 30.6 -5.1 27.6 -3.0
BB% 9.5 5.5 -4.0 5.9 0.4
Swing % 48.9 53.8 4.9 54.0 0.2
Whiff% 38.2 35.4 -2.8 34.1 -1.3
In Zone % 40.7 46.8 6.1 48.1 1.3
Out of Zone % 59.3 53.2 -6.1 51.9 -1.3
Out of Zone Swing % 33.3 36.6 3.3 38.5 1.9
First Pitch Swing % 28.6 39.6 11.0 43.5 3.9
First Pitch Strike % 64.3 67.6 3.3 62.6 -5.0
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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
! 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%
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