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 243 209 33 58 3 13 .278 .363 .388 .751
4 Seasons 979 865 134 229 15 65 .265 .339 .382 .721
AVG HR SB OPS
2022 .283 8 23 .769
2023 .243 2 26 .644
2024 .278 3 13 .751
4 Seasons .265 15 65 .721
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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 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 26 893 172 4 2.3 1.6 84.6 106.6 12.2 36.6 .265 .368 .333 .322 .340 20.3 17.3 9.5
Player 3563 677 22 3.2 2.2 85.6 109.1 8.6 32.6 .245 .344 .319 .299 .332 26.0 20.7 8.2
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 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 45.3 25.0 24.4 5.2 36.6 40.1 23.3 9.3 31.4 23.8 28.5 4.7 2.3 1.6
Player 51.4 22.5 21.9 4.3 37.4 36.5 26.1 9.2 36.6 21.0 24.7 4.9 3.2 2.2
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 2.7 8 277 31.0 83 .338 .569 .452 9.2 12.0 11.0 .289 .479 .395 24.1
2024 Changeup -3.0 -4 124 13.9 37 .194 .194 .195 20.3 13.5 11.1 .233 .337 .246 21.9
2024 Slider 2.3 3 115 12.9 31 .286 .429 .345 31.0 22.6 17.5 .276 .315 .302 14.3
2024 Sinker -0.7 -1 113 12.7 29 .280 .400 .350 10.4 13.8 30.8 .263 .318 .314 23.8
2024 Curveball -1.2 -1 72 8.1 13 .167 .167 .150 23.8 38.5 26.3 .199 .229 .188 0.0
2024 Cutter 0.2 0 71 8.0 19 .278 .278 .274 19.4 15.8 15.0 .317 .392 .329 20.0
2024 Sweeper 2.9 2 54 6.0 14 .222 .222 .379 23.1 14.3 22.2 .192 .222 .366 14.3
2024 Split-Finger -0.1 0 48 5.4 10 .200 .300 .215 37.0 40.0 14.3 .257 .308 .243 16.7
2024 Knuckleball 11.9 1 10 1.1 3 .667 .667 .600 50.0 33.3 25.0 .174 .183 .157 0.0
2024 Slurve -8.1 0 6 0.7 2 .000 .000 .000 66.7 50.0 100.0 .054 .061 .049 0.0
2023 4-Seam Fastball -0.2 -1 327 29.1 77 .279 .361 .384 11.9 15.6 12.9 .282 .395 .378 26.5
2023 Slider -0.5 -1 166 14.8 42 .286 .429 .310 31.4 21.4 16.4 .290 .420 .306 24.2
2023 Sinker -1.3 -2 162 14.4 50 .250 .341 .302 16.1 18.0 23.7 .214 .288 .264 36.1
2023 Changeup -2.9 -4 140 12.4 51 .188 .271 .236 30.5 29.4 29.4 .191 .265 .217 20.6
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 1.5 1 59 5.2 14 .250 .333 .318 38.1 35.7 20.8 .221 .254 .278 14.3
2023 Split-Finger -1.6 0 27 2.4 10 .400 .600 .430 35.3 30.0 37.5 .196 .265 .202 14.3
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 -4.0 -2 57 20.2 12 .111 .111 .250 55.6 33.3 23.5 .079 .086 .234 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 0.5 0 9 3.2 2 .000 .000 .350 66.7 50.0 50.0 -- -- .350 --
! 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
2024 242 893 -5 -1 9 5 8
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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 893 49.9 66.6 88.9 27.9 56.0 40.7 29.2 47.3 18.7 8.5 81.6
Player 3,563 50.3 71.1 82.3 29.3 51.4 43.3 36.4 50.4 24.5 7.7 83.7
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 60 100 48
2022 27 53 23 16 41 10 20 20 43 16 46 27 31 47 99 39 29
2023 39 98 58 21
2024 52 69 24 12 84 2 5 2 26 1 74 69 82 50 96 79 31
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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
2024 23.7 3 2.8 0 2 3 1 33.3
Player 23.1 15 13.1 2 5 13 4 26.7

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
2024 3 3 3 5 2 3 3 4 2 2 2 4 2 1 2 3 3 2 2 2 3 2 6 3 3 2 2 2 3 3 5
Player 15 13 11 17 13 13 14 14 11 9 12 16 13 8 12 16 14 12 12 14 12 13 19 17 10 10 14 16 14 13 12
! 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 84.6 -0.7
Launch Angle 2.3 8.0 5.7 7.5 -0.5 12.2 4.7
Barrel % 2.7 4.8 2.1 2.3 -2.5 2.3 0.0
Hard Hit % 13.5 33.7 20.2 23.7 -10.0 20.3 -3.4
LA Sweet-Spot % 18.9 32.5 13.6 32.0 -0.5 36.6 4.6
xBA .158 .249 0.091 .242 -0.007 .265 0.023
BA .220 .283 0.063 .243 -0.040 .278 0.035
xwOBA .255 .298 0.043 .293 -0.005 .322 0.029
wOBA .315 .337 0.022 .289 -0.048 .333 0.044
xSLG .252 .357 0.105 .331 -0.026 .368 0.037
SLG .373 .427 0.054 .326 -0.101 .388 0.062
K% 32.9 21.5 -11.4 19.9 -1.6 17.3 -2.6
BB% 11.4 6.5 -4.9 8.3 1.8 9.5 1.2
Swing % 44.7 53.1 8.4 51.1 -2.0 47.3 -3.8
Whiff% 41.3 27.4 -13.9 21.7 -5.7 18.7 -3.0
In Zone % 47.5 52.0 4.5 49.4 -2.6 49.9 0.5
Out of Zone % 52.5 48.0 -4.5 50.6 2.6 50.1 -0.5
Out of Zone Swing % 23.0 29.7 6.7 31.6 1.9 27.9 -3.7
First Pitch Swing % 27.1 41.2 14.1 38.5 -2.7 29.2 -9.3
First Pitch Strike % 54.3 65.5 11.2 63.5 -2.0 69.1 5.6
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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 242 76 31.4 .364 .266
! 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 261 15.5 40.6% 0.0% 115 17.8 9.6% 0.0%
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