Jake Meyers
CF | Bats/Throws: R/L | 6' 0" 200LBS | Age: 27
Draft: 2017 | Rd: 13, #391, Houston Astros | Nebraska
PA AB R H HR SB AVG OBP SLG OPS
2021 163 146 22 38 6 3 .260 .323 .438 .761
2022 160 150 13 34 1 2 .227 .269 .313 .582
2023 341 309 42 70 10 5 .227 .296 .382 .678
3 Seasons 664 605 77 142 17 10 .235 .296 .379 .675
AVG HR SB OPS
2021 .260 6 3 .761
2022 .227 1 2 .582
2023 .227 10 5 .678
3 Seasons .235 17 10 .675
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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
Sweet
Spot %
XBA XSLG WOBA XWOBA XWOBACON HardHit% K% BB%
2021 25 655 99 10 10.1 6.1 89.5 111.0 9.9 40.4 .247 .426 .328 .321 .432 36.4 30.7 6.1
2022 26 635 97 5 5.2 3.1 87.3 107.8 7.2 30.9 .205 .292 .258 .251 .351 37.1 33.8 4.4
2023 27 1325 222 14 6.3 4.1 86.0 108.3 13.9 34.7 .214 .356 .297 .285 .340 27.9 25.8 7.6
Player 2615 418 29 6.9 4.4 87.1 111.0 11.4 35.2 .220 .357 .295 .286 .364 32.1 28.9 6.5
MLB 6.9 4.7 88.4 122.4 12.2 33.1 .245 .405 .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 44.4 24.2 29.3 2.0 30.3 41.4 28.3 4.0 33.3 18.2 26.3 8.1 10.1 6.1
2022 53.6 16.5 25.8 4.1 42.3 39.2 18.6 6.2 41.2 15.5 25.8 5.2 5.2 3.1
2023 41.9 30.6 21.2 6.3 40.1 32.4 27.5 4.1 33.3 29.3 20.3 6.8 6.3 4.1
Player 45.2 25.8 24.2 4.8 38.3 36.1 25.6 4.5 35.2 23.4 23.0 6.7 6.9 4.4
MLB 44.7 23.4 24.9 7.0 37.0 37.6 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 %
2023 4-Seamer -1.0 -4 375 28.3 103 .222 .356 .299 18.0 21.4 17.7 .215 .344 .291 34.8
2023 Slider -1.4 -4 281 21.2 63 .175 .263 .238 37.4 36.5 24.2 .186 .301 .255 29.4
2023 Sinker 1.6 3 208 15.7 53 .383 .638 .466 12.9 18.9 21.7 .322 .515 .397 40.5
2023 Curveball -1.9 -2 128 9.7 31 .107 .250 .260 30.2 25.8 17.8 .167 .331 .260 10.0
2023 Changeup -0.2 0 127 9.6 34 .235 .324 .271 40.6 26.5 17.3 .175 .303 .204 12.0
2023 Sweeper 0.7 1 90 6.8 25 .240 .520 .316 27.3 24.0 15.0 .287 .442 .313 31.6
2023 Cutter -0.8 -1 75 5.7 21 .222 .444 .340 25.6 19.0 22.2 .155 .332 .275 7.1
2023 Splitter -7.3 -2 24 1.8 7 .000 .000 .100 83.3 71.4 45.5 .019 .021 .116 0.0
2023 Slurve -4.8 0 4 0.3 1 .000 .000 .000 50.0 0.0 -- .011 .020 .014 0.0
2022 4-Seamer -1.9 -4 216 34.0 52 .188 .250 .248 24.8 34.6 23.7 .225 .383 .296 46.7
2022 Slider -1.3 -1 112 17.6 25 .160 .320 .171 41.3 44.0 22.0 .111 .143 .111 21.4
2022 Curveball 0.0 0 87 13.7 17 .250 .375 .294 27.3 23.5 16.7 .217 .286 .246 33.3
2022 Sinker 2.4 2 72 11.3 22 .450 .650 .495 16.2 18.2 28.6 .262 .340 .299 56.3
2022 Changeup -1.2 -1 67 10.6 21 .200 .200 .248 43.6 38.1 29.6 .170 .200 .190 16.7
2022 Cutter 0.8 0 34 5.4 10 .333 .333 .270 33.3 20.0 28.6 .398 .520 .512 25.0
2022 Sweeper 1.8 1 30 4.7 7 .167 .167 .229 54.5 57.1 66.7 .159 .190 .233 50.0
2022 Splitter -8.4 -1 13 2.0 5 .000 .000 .000 37.5 40.0 22.2 .090 .095 .084 33.3
2021 4-Seamer 2.9 6 198 30.2 50 .429 .738 .534 20.6 24.0 17.6 .339 .596 .433 51.6
2021 Slider 1.4 2 157 24.0 36 .200 .400 .317 44.1 30.6 22.0 .223 .479 .350 40.0
2021 Sinker -2.9 -3 101 15.4 26 .250 .292 .258 17.6 19.2 23.8 .267 .327 .279 35.0
2021 Curveball -3.3 -2 73 11.1 15 .133 .133 .120 21.7 40.0 20.0 .140 .219 .153 11.1
2021 Changeup -1.4 -1 61 9.3 22 .136 .364 .205 60.0 54.5 46.2 .138 .303 .185 30.0
2021 Cutter -0.2 0 48 7.3 8 .286 .429 .356 13.6 12.5 7.7 .324 .497 .391 16.7
2021 Sweeper -2.6 0 10 1.5 2 .000 .000 .000 66.7 50.0 33.3 .070 .127 .084 0.0
2021 Splitter -6.0 0 7 1.1 4 .250 .250 .225 50.0 50.0 100.0 .294 .322 .278 0.0
! Note: Years are in reverse order.
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Swing/Take

Runs
Year Team PA Pitches Heart Shadow Chase Waste All
2021 171 678 4 -10 4 4 2
2022 162 645 -4 -6 1 3 -6
2023 341 1,325 -11 -9 3 7 -10
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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 655 47.0 67.5 78.4 26.8 53.8 43.8 28.2 46.0 29.2 6.7 77.3
2022 635 48.2 65.7 77.1 30.4 52.0 39.7 29.4 47.4 31.2 8.0 70.6
2023 1,325 50.5 69.4 81.5 26.8 47.7 40.2 39.0 48.3 26.9 7.8 78.6
Player 2,615 49.1 68.0 79.7 27.7 50.4 41.0 34.0 47.5 28.5 7.6 76.3
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 78 95 60
2022 37 89 42
2023 9 5 13 32 6 11 28 5 37 6 27 38 40 61 91 96 58
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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 26.0 6 5.1 1 2 4 2 33.3
2022 22.9 1 1.2 0 0 2 0 0.0
2023 22.6 10 9.6 0 1 8 4 40.0
Player 23.8 17 15.8 1 3 14 6 35.3

Expected Home Runs by Park

Year HR
2021 6 6 5 5 5 5 5 6 4 3 4 6 6 5 5 5 5 6 5 4 6 5 6 5 6 5 5 5 6 5 4
2022 1 2 0 1 1 1 1 2 1 1 1 1 2 0 1 2 2 2 1 1 1 1 2 2 0 1 1 1 2 1 0
2023 10 8 11 10 9 9 10 10 8 7 7 9 12 8 10 11 12 7 10 10 9 10 13 12 9 7 10 11 11 10 7
Player 17 16 16 16 15 15 16 18 13 11 12 16 20 13 16 18 19 15 16 15 16 16 21 19 15 13 16 17 19 16 11
! 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 89.5 87.3 -2.2 86.0 -1.3
Launch Angle 9.9 7.2 -2.7 13.9 6.7
Barrel % 10.1 5.2 -4.9 6.3 1.1
Hard Hit % 36.4 37.1 0.7 27.9 -9.2
Sweet Spot % 40.4 30.9 -9.5 34.7 3.8
xBA .247 .205 -0.042 .214 0.009
BA .260 .227 -0.033 .227 0.000
xwOBA .321 .251 -0.070 .285 0.034
wOBA .328 .258 -0.070 .297 0.039
xSLG .426 .292 -0.134 .356 0.064
SLG .438 .313 -0.125 .382 0.069
K% 30.7 33.8 3.1 25.8 -8.0
BB% 6.1 4.4 -1.7 7.6 3.2
Swing % 46.0 47.4 1.4 48.3 0.9
Whiff% 29.2 31.2 2.0 26.9 -4.3
In Zone % 47.0 48.2 1.2 50.5 2.3
Out of Zone % 53.0 51.8 -1.2 49.5 -2.3
Out of Zone Swing % 26.8 30.4 3.6 26.8 -3.6
First Pitch Swing % 28.2 29.4 1.2 39.0 9.6
First Pitch Strike % 61.3 63.1 1.8 65.1 2.0
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Statcast Fielder Positioning

wOBA
SeasonAlignment TypeBat SidePAShifts/Shades%No Shift/ShadeShift/Shade
2021 Shifts R 153 12 7.8 .338 .250
2022 Shifts R 160 12 7.5 .245 .418
2023 Shades R 341 6 1.8 .296 .334
! 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 151 21.8 0.0% 5.3% 150 27.7 0.0% 33.3%
2022 186 20.5 2.2% 2.7% 100 26.1 1.0% 18.0%
2023 306 15.6 41.2% 0.3% 226 19.6 4.0% 0.9%
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