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 302 284 30 64 10 0 .225 .265 .370 .635
4 Seasons 1,067 982 126 239 53 1 .243 .296 .463 .759
AVG HR SB OPS
2022 .250 8 0 .760
2023 .250 34 1 .827
2024 .225 10 0 .635
4 Seasons .243 53 1 .759
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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
LA 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 1092 205 21 10.2 7.0 90.6 112.9 11.2 26.8 .229 .407 .276 .292 .377 43.9 26.8 5.3
Player 4004 689 99 14.4 9.3 91.5 118.2 11.9 31.5 .250 .472 .324 .333 .438 47.2 28.2 5.8
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
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 50.2 22.4 18.5 8.8 38.0 41.0 21.0 3.4 35.1 22.0 22.9 5.9 10.2 7.0
Player 45.3 23.8 22.4 8.6 42.5 38.2 19.3 3.3 31.9 22.1 21.5 6.4 14.4 9.3
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 2 251 23.0 63 .281 .561 .402 23.0 23.8 17.9 .241 .571 .372 59.5
2024 Sinker -1.4 -3 238 21.8 77 .268 .338 .304 12.9 13.0 26.3 .275 .390 .317 39.3
2024 Slider 4.3 8 189 17.3 50 .313 .500 .364 35.2 28.0 24.1 .286 .544 .363 47.1
2024 Changeup -3.8 -5 136 12.5 44 .073 .073 .114 42.5 36.4 32.7 .164 .193 .178 26.9
2024 Cutter -0.7 -1 93 8.5 18 .294 .529 .331 32.7 11.1 12.5 .248 .459 .317 50.0
2024 Sweeper -3.3 -3 89 8.2 22 .136 .273 .214 37.5 45.5 33.3 .189 .403 .247 33.3
2024 Curveball -4.5 -3 64 5.9 16 .063 .125 .078 59.3 56.3 34.6 .090 .157 .105 28.6
2024 Split-Finger -5.5 -1 24 2.2 10 .200 .500 .285 30.0 40.0 25.0 .162 .220 .163 66.7
2024 Knuckleball -2.7 0 4 0.4 1 .000 .000 .000 100.0 100.0 100.0 -- -- .000 --
2024 Slurve -5.9 0 4 0.4 1 .000 .000 .000 50.0 0.0 0.0 .001 .001 .000 0.0
2023 4-Seam Fastball 1.4 7 476 23.2 121 .278 .769 .458 34.2 36.4 29.7 .276 .702 .435 60.9
2023 Slider 2.0 9 432 21.1 114 .229 .514 .350 51.1 32.5 26.2 .242 .451 .318 52.2
2023 Sinker -1.1 -5 416 20.3 117 .269 .452 .357 13.2 9.4 13.4 .349 .578 .419 51.0
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 7.2 11 151 7.4 39 .361 .778 .494 31.7 33.3 22.0 .291 .578 .389 60.9
2023 Cutter 1.0 1 149 7.3 37 .313 .500 .396 28.0 16.2 18.2 .288 .446 .365 53.8
2023 Sweeper -0.8 -1 118 5.8 30 .172 .379 .247 40.7 43.3 22.4 .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 0.2 0 201 29.5 40 .250 .556 .373 32.4 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 Cutter 0.0 0 52 7.6 12 .417 .750 .455 32.1 16.7 13.3 .347 .618 .414 50.0
2022 Sweeper 0.3 0 51 7.5 14 .154 .385 .257 46.2 42.9 30.0 .181 .456 .293 28.6
2022 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 302 1,092 5 -16 2 3 -7
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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 1,092 48.1 68.4 81.9 40.2 52.2 44.0 40.7 53.8 29.6 6.1 80.6
Player 4,004 47.5 70.6 79.2 38.4 46.0 42.4 41.5 53.7 33.3 7.1 82.7
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
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 19 21 49 61 6 64 72 71 86 69 21 16 20 3 71 8 53 90 36
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Expected Home Runs

Adjusted

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 22.9 10 10.8 -1 4 3 8 80.0
Player 22.4 53 53.2 0 15 31 30 56.6
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Expected Home Runs by Park

Adjusted

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 10 11 9 13 10 10 11 10 11 10 10 11 11 10 10 10 10 10 12 12 11 12 12 13 10 10 11 11 12 10 10
Player 53 48 46 55 53 51 57 49 51 45 51 54 55 48 56 56 56 51 57 57 53 54 65 61 49 46 57 57 57 52 50
Note: xHR tells how many of this player's home runs would have been out of other stadiums. The "Adjusted" view here accounts for different wall heights, distances and environmental effects using Statcast Park Factor data.
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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 90.6 -1.3
Launch Angle 9.5 12.3 2.8 12.3 0.0 11.2 -1.1
Barrel % 13.0 14.9 1.9 16.7 1.8 10.2 -6.5
Hard Hit % 60.9 43.0 -17.9 49.6 6.6 43.9 -5.7
LA Sweet-Spot % 34.8 33.3 -1.5 33.4 0.1 26.8 -6.6
xBA .252 .225 -0.027 .270 0.045 .229 -0.041
BA .263 .250 -0.013 .250 0.000 .225 -0.025
xwOBA .351 .318 -0.033 .359 0.041 .292 -0.067
wOBA .344 .327 -0.017 .349 0.022 .276 -0.073
xSLG .496 .460 -0.036 .512 0.052 .407 -0.105
SLG .474 .458 -0.016 .518 0.060 .370 -0.148
K% 35.7 30.6 -5.1 27.6 -3.0 26.8 -0.8
BB% 9.5 5.5 -4.0 5.9 0.4 5.3 -0.6
Swing % 48.9 53.8 4.9 54.0 0.2 53.8 -0.2
Whiff% 38.2 35.4 -2.8 34.1 -1.3 29.6 -4.5
In Zone % 40.7 46.8 6.1 48.1 1.3 48.1 0.0
Out of Zone % 59.3 53.2 -6.1 51.9 -1.3 51.9 0.0
Out of Zone Swing % 33.3 36.6 3.3 38.5 1.9 40.2 1.7
First Pitch Swing % 28.6 39.6 11.0 43.5 3.9 40.7 -2.8
First Pitch Strike % 64.3 67.6 3.3 62.6 -5.0 66.6 4.0
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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
2024 Shades R 301 36 12.0 .276 .287
! 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 244 15.2 48.0% 1.2% 153 18.4 7.2% 0.7%
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