Jake McCarthy
RF | Bats/Throws: L/L | 6' 2" 215LBS | Age: 26
Draft: 2018 | Rd: CB-A, #39, Arizona Diamondbacks | Virginia
PA AB R H HR SB AVG OBP SLG OPS
2022 354 321 53 91 8 23 .283 .342 .427 .769
2023 312 276 37 67 2 26 .243 .318 .326 .644
2024 24 23 3 6 0 0 .261 .292 .348 .640
4 Seasons 760 679 104 177 12 52 .261 .330 .378 .708
AVG HR SB OPS
2022 .283 8 23 .769
2023 .243 2 26 .644
2024 .261 0 0 .640
4 Seasons .261 12 52 .708
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 23 282 37 1 2.7 1.4 80.0 109.1 2.3 18.9 .158 .252 .315 .255 .295 13.5 32.9 11.4
2022 24 1263 249 12 4.8 3.4 87.4 108.3 8.0 32.5 .249 .357 .337 .298 .343 33.7 21.5 6.5
2023 25 1125 219 5 2.3 1.6 85.3 108.5 7.5 32.0 .242 .331 .289 .293 .319 23.7 19.9 8.3
2024 26 86 17 0 0.0 0.0 79.5 106.2 4.1 17.6 .190 .220 .286 .200 .241 17.6 25.0 4.2
Player 2756 522 18 3.4 2.4 85.7 109.1 7.2 30.8 .236 .333 .314 .289 .327 27.6 22.0 7.6
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 59.5 35.1 5.4 0.0 40.5 27.0 32.4 13.5 37.8 29.7 8.1 5.4 2.7 1.4
2022 51.8 21.7 23.3 3.2 34.9 41.0 24.1 8.4 37.8 20.5 25.3 3.2 4.8 3.4
2023 54.3 19.2 21.0 5.5 40.2 30.1 29.7 9.1 39.3 17.8 23.7 6.8 2.3 1.6
2024 58.8 23.5 11.8 5.9 58.8 23.5 17.6 5.9 47.1 29.4 17.6 0.0 0.0 0.0
Player 53.6 21.6 20.7 4.0 38.3 34.9 26.8 9.0 38.7 20.3 23.2 4.8 3.4 2.4
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 Slider 12.7 3 20 23.3 6 .333 .667 .417 35.7 50.0 42.9 .136 .157 .127 0.0
2024 4-Seam Fastball -5.2 -1 19 22.1 4 .000 .000 .000 27.3 50.0 25.0 .020 .025 .018 50.0
2024 Sinker -1.0 0 18 20.9 5 .250 .250 .320 33.3 20.0 25.0 .257 .287 .328 66.7
2024 Changeup 7.6 1 10 11.6 3 .333 .333 .600 14.3 0.0 0.0 .092 .130 .095 0.0
2024 Sweeper 15.2 1 6 7.0 1 1.000 1.000 .900 0.0 0.0 0.0 .863 .911 .784 0.0
2024 Cutter -2.4 0 6 7.0 2 .500 .500 .450 20.0 0.0 0.0 .446 .554 .434 0.0
2024 Curveball -12.2 -1 5 5.8 2 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 -- .137 .159 .127 0.0
2024 Split-Finger -7.5 0 2 2.3 1 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 .142 .159 .132 0.0
2023 4-Seam Fastball -0.2 -1 326 29.0 76 .283 .367 .389 11.9 15.8 12.9 .286 .399 .381 27.1
2023 Slider -0.5 -1 167 14.8 43 .279 .419 .302 32.2 23.3 17.9 .283 .410 .299 24.2
2023 Sinker -1.4 -2 163 14.5 51 .244 .333 .296 15.9 17.6 23.7 .211 .285 .261 35.1
2023 Changeup -3.2 -5 143 12.7 52 .184 .265 .231 29.8 28.8 29.4 .188 .261 .214 20.0
2023 Curveball 0.0 0 131 11.6 31 .200 .240 .295 30.5 16.1 13.2 .267 .356 .329 18.2
2023 Cutter -4.2 -4 105 9.3 34 .188 .188 .158 13.1 11.8 16.7 .228 .277 .237 13.8
2023 Sweeper 1.7 1 58 5.2 13 .273 .364 .342 35.0 30.8 17.4 .241 .277 .300 14.3
2023 Split-Finger -0.1 0 24 2.1 9 .444 .667 .478 40.0 33.3 37.5 .212 .288 .219 16.7
2023 Slurve -3.0 0 7 0.6 2 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 .160 .354 .202 50.0
2023 Screwball 16.9 0 1 0.1 -- -- -- -- -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
2022 4-Seam Fastball 1.7 6 344 27.2 93 .272 .481 .361 17.1 11.8 11.1 .264 .400 .333 35.2
2022 Slider -1.2 -3 245 19.4 73 .203 .232 .226 43.7 31.5 25.3 .200 .278 .227 34.0
2022 Sinker 2.3 5 217 17.2 61 .321 .453 .409 21.1 14.8 22.5 .298 .433 .360 42.2
2022 Changeup 2.2 3 144 11.4 40 .282 .385 .345 39.0 30.0 25.0 .263 .319 .268 29.6
2022 Curveball 4.3 6 139 11.0 34 .483 .655 .541 29.5 8.8 7.7 .315 .399 .380 29.6
2022 Cutter -1.8 -2 94 7.4 33 .226 .290 .282 18.0 36.4 52.2 .181 .222 .209 21.1
2022 Sweeper 2.2 1 42 3.3 10 .333 1.000 .560 23.8 30.0 18.8 .186 .537 .345 16.7
2022 Split-Finger 3.0 1 21 1.7 6 .333 .333 .300 50.0 50.0 30.0 .197 .213 .181 33.3
2022 Slurve -0.5 0 2 0.2 -- -- -- 0.0 -- -- -- -- -- --
2021 4-Seam Fastball 0.6 1 83 29.4 22 .313 .500 .433 23.3 27.3 25.0 .174 .265 .313 18.2
2021 Slider -4.4 -3 59 20.9 13 .100 .100 .231 58.6 38.5 27.8 .071 .077 .216 0.0
2021 Curveball -3.2 -2 52 18.4 13 .154 .231 .179 43.5 38.5 25.0 .153 .175 .147 0.0
2021 Changeup 0.6 0 37 13.1 10 .200 .300 .215 52.6 40.0 30.8 .102 .132 .103 0.0
2021 Sinker 7.0 1 20 7.1 7 .500 1.167 .693 0.0 0.0 0.0 .432 .988 .605 50.0
2021 Cutter -4.2 -1 12 4.3 3 .000 .000 .000 71.4 66.7 50.0 .082 .091 .073 0.0
2021 Split-Finger -0.8 0 12 4.3 1 .000 .000 .000 60.0 100.0 25.0 -- -- .000 --
2021 Sweeper 5.3 0 7 2.5 1 -- -- .700 0.0 0.0 0.0 -- -- .700 --
! Note: Years are in reverse order.
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Swing/Take

Runs
Year Team PA Pitches Heart Shadow Chase Waste All
2021 70 282 -4 -1 1 1 -2
2022 354 1,263 9 -8 11 5 17
2023 311 1,125 -8 -16 8 5 -12
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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 282 47.5 68.7 66.3 23.0 38.2 43.6 27.1 44.7 41.3 6.4 88.9
2022 1,263 52.0 74.7 78.0 29.7 48.9 42.4 41.2 53.1 27.4 7.4 88.2
2023 1,125 49.4 71.0 86.3 31.6 53.3 46.4 38.5 51.1 21.7 7.9 79.8
2024 86 54.7 85.1 80.0 28.2 54.5 41.9 41.7 59.3 25.5 14.0 91.7
Player 2,756 50.6 73.0 80.3 29.7 50.1 44.1 38.8 51.6 26.3 7.7 84.9
MLB 48.6 67.0 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 60 100 48
2022 26 53 23 16 41 10 20 20 43 16 46 27 31 47 99 39 29
2023 39 98 58 21
2024 41 87
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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 22.8 2 1.2 1 0 2 0 0.0
2022 23.8 8 7.4 1 2 5 3 37.5
2023 19.8 2 1.7 0 1 3 0 0.0
Player 23.0 12 10.3 2 3 10 3 25.0

Expected Home Runs by Park

Year HR
2021 2 2 1 1 2 1 2 1 1 0 1 2 0 0 1 2 1 1 1 2 0 1 2 2 1 0 2 2 0 1 2
2022 8 7 5 8 8 8 8 7 8 6 8 9 8 6 8 8 8 8 6 8 6 8 8 9 5 7 8 9 8 8 5
2023 2 1 2 3 1 1 1 2 0 1 1 1 3 1 1 3 2 1 3 2 3 2 3 3 1 1 2 3 3 1 0
Player 12 10 8 12 11 10 11 10 9 7 10 12 11 7 10 13 11 10 10 12 9 11 13 14 7 8 12 14 11 10 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 2021 2022 +/-   2023 +/-   2024 +/-  
Exit Velocity 80.0 87.4 7.4 85.3 -2.1 79.5 -5.8
Launch Angle 2.3 8.0 5.7 7.5 -0.5 4.1 -3.4
Barrel % 2.7 4.8 2.1 2.3 -2.5 0.0 -2.3
Hard Hit % 13.5 33.7 20.2 23.7 -10.0 17.6 -6.1
Sweet Spot % 18.9 32.5 13.6 32.0 -0.5 17.6 -14.4
xBA .158 .249 0.091 .242 -0.007 .190 -0.052
BA .220 .283 0.063 .243 -0.040 .261 0.018
xwOBA .255 .298 0.043 .293 -0.005 .200 -0.093
wOBA .315 .337 0.022 .289 -0.048 .286 -0.003
xSLG .252 .357 0.105 .331 -0.026 .220 -0.111
SLG .373 .427 0.054 .326 -0.101 .348 0.022
K% 32.9 21.5 -11.4 19.9 -1.6 25.0 5.1
BB% 11.4 6.5 -4.9 8.3 1.8 4.2 -4.1
Swing % 44.7 53.1 8.4 51.1 -2.0 59.3 8.2
Whiff% 41.3 27.4 -13.9 21.7 -5.7 25.5 3.8
In Zone % 47.5 52.0 4.5 49.4 -2.6 54.7 5.3
Out of Zone % 52.5 48.0 -4.5 50.6 2.6 45.3 -5.3
Out of Zone Swing % 23.0 29.7 6.7 31.6 1.9 28.2 -3.4
First Pitch Swing % 27.1 41.2 14.1 38.5 -2.7 41.7 3.2
First Pitch Strike % 54.3 65.5 11.2 63.5 -2.0 70.8 7.3
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Statcast Fielder Positioning

wOBA
SeasonAlignment TypeBat SidePAShifts/Shades%No Shift/ShadeShift/Shade
2021 Shifts L 70 34 48.6 .269 .363
2022 Shifts L 354 163 46.0 .361 .309
2023 Shades L 311 78 25.1 .286 .293
2024 Shades L 24 10 41.7 .298 .271
! 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 84 20.4 15.5% 4.8% 38 26.7 0.0% 15.8%
2022 333 17.6 24.6% 3.3% 154 22.3 3.9% 7.8%
2023 307 15.1 46.9% 0.0% 156 18.6 10.3% 0.0%
2024 17 16.3 29.4% 0.0% 7 18.4 0.0% 0.0%
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Statcast Rankings

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