Jake Cave
LF | B/T: L/L | 6' 0" 200LBS | Age: 29

Draft: 2011 | Rd: 6, #209, New York Yankees | Kecoughtan, Hampton, VA

Stats

PA AB R H HR RBI SB AVG OBP SLG OPS
2022 155 146 16 32 5 19 2 .219 .258 .404 .662
5 Seasons 993 904 129 214 33 117 5 .237 .298 .415 .713
AVG HR RBI SB OPS
2022 .219 5 19 2 .662
5 Seasons .237 33 117 5 .713

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 25 1246 186 27 14.5 8.7 89.2 111.4 10.5 41.4 .256 .480 .332 .340 .493 38.2 33.0 5.8
2019 26 922 128 16 12.5 7 90.5 111.5 7.4 38.3 .260 .484 .343 .359 .481 43.8 31.1 9.2
2020 27 504 69 3 4.3 2.4 87.4 106.3 8.5 27.5 .213 .332 .293 .272 .382 39.1 35.8 4.1
2021 28 719 103 6 5.8 3.4 87.0 109.1 8.4 38.8 .220 .337 .241 .273 .385 33.0 34.8 5.6
2022 29 605 102 11 10.8 7.2 91.0 108.9 15.1 37.3 .220 .411 .290 .290 .378 47.1 27.6 5.3
Player 3996 588 63 10.7 6.4 89.2 111.5 10.0 37.9 .239 .425 .307 .316 .438 40.1 32.4 6.3
MLB 6.7 4.6 88.4 122.4 12.1 33.0 .245 .405 .316 .315 .368 35.8 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, 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 45.2 23.7 30.6 0.5 32.8 43.5 23.7 3.2 34.9 13.4 26.9 6.5 14.5 8.7
2019 52.3 18.0 29.7 0.0 39.1 37.5 23.4 3.1 33.6 11.7 34.4 4.7 12.5 7.0
2020 50.7 23.2 26.1 0.0 34.8 39.1 26.1 5.8 36.2 14.5 29.0 10.1 4.3 2.4
2021 52.4 15.5 28.2 3.9 33.0 39.8 27.2 5.8 37.9 15.5 27.2 7.8 5.8 3.4
2022 36.3 39.2 22.5 2.0 25.5 48.0 26.5 2.9 26.5 30.4 19.6 9.8 10.8 7.2
Player 47.1 23.6 28.1 1.2 33.2 41.8 25.0 3.9 33.8 16.5 27.6 7.3 10.7 6.4
MLB 44.9 23.1 25.0 7.1 36.8 37.7 25.4 3.8 33.0 24.6 24.4 5.7 6.7 4.6
! 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 %
2022 4-Seamer 0.0 0 190 31.4 51 .222 .422 .358 26.3 19.6 20.0 .219 .460 .335 60.0
2022 Slider -0.8 -1 115 19.0 31 .194 .484 .302 34.9 32.3 30.3 .230 .447 .310 42.9
2022 Curveball -0.6 -1 88 14.5 11 .100 .200 .177 50.0 72.7 22.9 .076 .087 .127 0.0
2022 Changeup 4.5 3 76 12.6 19 .444 .667 .455 39.0 15.8 12.5 .198 .300 .217 25.0
2022 Sinker -0.7 -1 71 11.7 19 .167 .222 .292 27.0 15.8 20.0 .314 .551 .387 46.7
2022 Cutter -4.5 -3 59 9.8 20 .200 .350 .233 36.8 35.0 50.0 .224 .400 .267 53.8
2022 Splitter -1.4 0 3 0.5 1 .000 .000 .000 100.0 100.0 50.0 -- -- .000 --
2021 4-Seamer -0.3 -1 271 37.7 71 .242 .394 .316 26.0 38.0 31.0 .245 .427 .314 41.0
2021 Sinker -2.4 -2 103 14.3 32 .194 .258 .213 20.7 15.6 21.7 .290 .435 .321 42.3
2021 Changeup -1.6 -2 98 13.6 25 .174 .217 .194 52.2 40.0 37.0 .180 .217 .198 14.3
2021 Slider -1.4 -1 94 13.1 17 .143 .286 .324 37.1 35.3 16.2 .172 .196 .258 0.0
2021 Curveball 0.2 0 87 12.1 19 .118 .235 .253 43.8 47.4 30.0 .105 .162 .179 25.0
2021 Cutter -2.0 -1 41 5.7 10 .111 .111 .160 23.5 20.0 28.6 .249 .292 .283 42.9
2021 Splitter -0.8 0 24 3.3 3 .000 .000 .233 54.5 100.0 27.3 -- -- .233 --
2021 N/A -22.7 0 1 0.1 1 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 -- .409 .452 .369 0.0
2020 4-Seamer 2.2 4 188 37.3 39 .314 .514 .390 30.7 30.8 23.5 .262 .346 .308 60.9
2020 Slider -3.2 -3 87 17.3 25 .087 .087 .128 51.4 48.0 34.3 .078 .132 .140 9.1
2020 Sinker -2.9 -2 66 13.1 15 .267 .400 .287 25.7 13.3 13.3 .272 .385 .284 38.5
2020 Curveball -1.3 -1 64 12.7 11 .111 .111 .209 55.6 45.5 25.0 .124 .149 .226 0.0
2020 Changeup -1.2 -1 61 12.1 17 .118 .294 .224 56.4 41.2 31.8 .208 .320 .225 20.0
2020 Cutter 6.4 2 33 6.5 14 .417 1.000 .604 28.6 28.6 33.3 .360 .813 .517 62.5
2020 Splitter -4.2 0 5 1.0 2 .000 .000 .000 100.0 100.0 50.0 -- -- .000 --
2019 4-Seamer -0.1 0 344 37.3 71 .276 .534 .408 28.7 29.6 21.0 .305 .624 .439 51.4
2019 Sinker -1.6 -2 140 15.2 34 .250 .393 .329 19.4 20.6 24.1 .339 .571 .426 68.2
2019 Curveball 3.4 5 135 14.6 33 .345 .517 .438 32.2 24.2 16.0 .222 .370 .305 28.6
2019 Changeup -0.4 0 126 13.7 37 .222 .278 .251 33.8 37.8 36.8 .194 .304 .244 27.3
2019 Slider 0.9 1 114 12.4 33 .258 .677 .405 42.3 45.5 35.7 .257 .598 .367 50.0
2019 Cutter -2.6 -1 43 4.7 14 .000 .000 .214 57.1 35.7 27.8 .143 .164 .261 16.7
2019 Splitter 5.7 1 20 2.2 6 .400 .400 .417 38.5 16.7 12.5 .276 .323 .336 25.0
2018 4-Seamer 1.8 9 475 38.1 109 .276 .571 .392 25.2 28.4 19.7 .274 .571 .383 45.6
2018 Slider -2.3 -5 214 17.2 57 .167 .204 .170 49.1 49.1 35.4 .190 .358 .255 42.9
2018 Sinker 1.2 2 200 16.1 52 .261 .696 .441 16.8 21.2 26.8 .290 .708 .446 36.1
2018 Curveball 0.0 0 164 13.2 33 .233 .267 .244 38.0 42.4 20.6 .178 .223 .238 17.6
2018 Changeup 3.0 4 121 9.7 36 .400 .543 .443 31.9 30.6 26.2 .300 .408 .317 29.2
2018 Cutter -1.3 -1 54 4.3 14 .286 .429 .307 23.3 35.7 35.7 .276 .325 .265 33.3
2018 Splitter 5.4 1 17 1.4 6 .333 .333 .300 40.0 33.3 28.6 .379 .429 .363 50.0
! Note: Years are in reverse order.
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Swing/Take

Runs
Year Team PA Pitches Heart Shadow Chase Waste All
2018 307 1,246 10 -10 5 5 10
2019 232 939 -2 -9 7 5 2
2020 124 512 4 -8 0 3 0
2021 178 719 -3 -10 2 4 -7
2022 152 605 1 -10 5 2 -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 1,246 50.0 66.6 78.6 32.1 49.0 45.3 26.6 49.4 30.4 6.9 75.6
2019 922 44.3 71.3 80.8 29.0 43.6 40.2 23.7 47.7 31.8 6.7 75.8
2020 504 46.8 66.1 71.8 31.3 38.1 45.0 13.0 47.6 39.6 6.3 62.5
2021 719 51.7 66.9 78.3 22.5 32.1 40.9 22.5 45.5 32.4 5.7 73.2
2022 605 48.6 72.8 73.4 30.9 47.9 44.5 25.7 51.2 33.9 8.3 80.0
Player 3,996 48.4 68.5 77.4 29.4 43.8 43.2 23.4 48.3 32.8 6.8 74.5
MLB 48.5 66.9 82.0 28.4 58.3 42.6 29.4 47.1 24.7 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
2018 81 68 47
2019 80 67
2020 35 74 87
2021 60 72
2022 47 69
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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 22.0 13 14.6 -2 9 11 4 30.8
2019 21.3 8 9.5 -2 5 7 3 37.5
2020 22.1 4 2.5 2 0 3 1 25.0
2021 23.3 3 2.7 0 1 1 2 66.7
2022 23.9 5 4.8 0 2 5 1 20.0

Expected Home Runs by Park

Year HR
2018 13 15 18 13 14 14 15 18 15 12 13 14 13 8 13 16 13 15 12 16 16 14 15 15 14 17 16 13 18 14 18
2019 8 10 11 9 9 10 10 11 11 8 10 9 8 5 9 11 7 10 8 10 10 9 9 9 10 9 10 10 13 8 11
2020 4 2 3 2 3 2 0 3 3 4 2 1 1 3 3 4 3 2 2 3 3 2 2 3 2 4 2 1 3 1 4
2021 3 2 3 2 3 3 3 3 3 3 2 2 2 3 3 3 3 2 3 3 3 2 2 3 2 3 2 3 4 2 3
2022 5 5 5 4 6 6 5 4 5 3 5 3 3 4 6 6 6 4 4 4 6 5 4 5 4 6 5 4 6 3 7
! 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 2015 2016 +/-   2017 +/-   2018 +/-   2019 +/-   2020 +/-   2021 +/-   2022 +/-  
Exit Velocity 89.2 90.5 1.3 87.4 -3.1 87 -0.4 91 4
Launch Angle 10.5 7.4 -3.1 8.5 1.1 8.4 -0.1 15.1 6.7
Barrel % 14.5 12.5 -2 4.3 -8.2 5.8 1.5 10.8 5
Hard Hit % 38.2 43.8 5.6 39.1 -4.7 33 -6.1 47.1 14.1
Sweet Spot % 41.4 38.3 -3.1 27.5 -10.8 38.8 11.3 37.3 -1.5
xBA .256 .26 0.004 .213 -0.047 .22 0.007 .22 0
BA .265 .258 -0.007 .221 -0.037 .189 -0.032 .224 0.035
xwOBA .34 .359 0.019 .272 -0.087 .273 0.001 .29 0.017
wOBA .332 .343 0.011 .293 -0.05 .241 -0.052 .29 0.049
xSLG .48 .484 0.004 .332 -0.152 .337 0.005 .411 0.074
SLG .473 .455 -0.018 .389 -0.066 .293 -0.096 .413 0.12
K% 33 31.1 -1.9 35.8 4.7 34.8 -1 27.6 -7.2
BB% 5.8 9.2 3.4 4.1 -5.1 5.6 1.5 5.3 -0.3
Swing % 49.4 47.7 -1.7 47.6 -0.1 45.5 -2.1 51.2 5.7
Whiff% 30.4 31.8 1.4 39.6 7.8 32.4 -7.2 33.9 1.5
In Zone % 50 44.3 -5.7 46.8 2.5 51.7 4.9 48.6 -3.1
Out of Zone % 50 55.7 5.7 53.2 -2.5 48.3 -4.9 51.4 3.1
Out of Zone Swing % 32.1 29 -3.1 31.3 2.3 22.5 -8.8 30.9 8.4
First Pitch Swing % 26.6 23.7 -2.9 13 -10.7 22.5 9.5 25.7 3.2
First Pitch Strike % 64.3 57 -7.3 52 -5 59.6 7.6 56.6 -3
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Statcast Shift Statistics

SeasonBat SidePAShifts%wOBA - No ShiftwOBA - Shift
2018 L 307 43 14.0 .333 .328
2019 L 228 78 34.2 .326 .377
2020 L 123 64 52.0 .318 .269
2021 L 178 102 57.3 .284 .208
2022 L 152 94 61.8 .283 .295

Pitch Tempo