Jake Meyers
CF | Bats/Throws: R/L | 6' 0" 200LBS | Age: 28
Draft: 2017 | Rd: 13, #391, Houston Astros | Nebraska
PA AB R H HR SB AVG OBP SLG OPS
2022 160 150 13 34 1 2 .227 .269 .313 .582
2023 341 309 42 70 10 5 .227 .296 .382 .678
2024 285 256 32 62 9 7 .242 .313 .418 .731
4 Seasons 949 861 109 204 26 17 .237 .301 .390 .691
AVG HR SB OPS
2022 .227 1 2 .582
2023 .227 10 5 .678
2024 .242 9 7 .731
4 Seasons .237 26 17 .691
MLB Percentile Rankings
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 25 655 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 .213 .357 .297 .283 .337 27.9 25.8 7.6
2024 28 1006 194 18 9.3 6.3 89.7 110.0 13.9 36.1 .263 .456 .320 .343 .408 42.2 22.5 7.4
Player 3621 612 47 7.7 5.0 87.9 111.0 12.2 35.5 .232 .386 .303 .302 .377 35.2 27.0 6.7
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 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
2024 42.3 27.8 23.2 6.7 44.3 37.1 18.6 4.1 29.4 22.2 24.2 9.8 9.3 6.3
Player 44.3 26.5 23.9 5.4 40.2 36.4 23.4 4.4 33.3 23.0 23.4 7.7 7.7 5.0
MLB 44.5 23.6 24.8 7.0 37.1 37.5 25.3 3.9 32.7 24.7 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 0.9 3 303 30.1 95 .294 .588 .385 14.4 12.6 14.3 .319 .586 .413 51.4
2024 Slider -0.2 0 229 22.8 55 .180 .340 .280 48.1 32.7 26.5 .215 .411 .304 37.5
2024 Sinker 0.2 0 156 15.5 49 .310 .381 .360 17.3 14.3 19.4 .324 .434 .381 31.4
2024 Changeup 1.6 2 115 11.4 25 .240 .280 .230 35.3 28.0 21.2 .185 .308 .209 33.3
2024 Cutter 1.4 1 58 5.8 21 .235 .471 .358 20.0 9.5 20.0 .291 .597 .421 56.3
2024 Sweeper -3.5 -2 57 5.7 19 .176 .235 .234 35.7 31.6 24.0 .233 .360 .301 18.2
2024 Curveball 4.2 2 50 5.0 9 .250 .625 .400 33.3 44.4 20.0 .219 .451 .327 75.0
2024 Split-Finger -5.9 -2 30 3.0 8 .000 .000 .000 56.3 75.0 33.3 .070 .081 .065 50.0
2024 Slurve -4.1 0 7 0.7 2 .000 .000 .000 66.7 50.0 50.0 .035 .039 .032 0.0
2023 4-Seam Fastball -1.0 -4 374 28.2 103 .222 .356 .299 18.1 21.4 17.7 .215 .340 .290 34.8
2023 Slider -1.3 -4 273 20.6 61 .182 .273 .246 36.9 37.7 24.7 .187 .297 .253 28.1
2023 Sinker 1.6 3 209 15.8 53 .383 .638 .466 12.8 18.9 21.7 .325 .526 .403 40.5
2023 Curveball -1.9 -2 128 9.7 31 .107 .250 .260 30.2 25.8 17.8 .170 .337 .261 10.0
2023 Changeup -0.2 0 127 9.6 34 .235 .324 .271 40.6 26.5 17.3 .172 .298 .199 12.0
2023 Sweeper 0.2 0 98 7.4 27 .222 .481 .293 29.2 22.2 14.3 .271 .444 .302 33.3
2023 Cutter -0.8 -1 75 5.7 21 .222 .444 .340 25.6 19.0 22.2 .153 .319 .269 7.1
2023 Split-Finger -7.3 -2 24 1.8 7 .000 .000 .100 83.3 71.4 45.5 .012 .012 .110 0.0
2023 Slurve -4.8 0 4 0.3 1 .000 .000 .000 50.0 0.0 -- .011 .013 .010 0.0
2022 4-Seam Fastball -1.9 -4 216 34.0 52 .188 .250 .248 24.8 34.6 23.7 .225 .383 .296 46.7
2022 Slider -1.4 -2 112 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 Split-Finger -8.4 -1 13 2.0 5 .000 .000 .000 37.5 40.0 22.2 .090 .095 .084 33.3
2021 4-Seam Fastball 3.0 6 195 29.8 49 .439 .756 .545 20.8 24.5 17.9 .342 .601 .437 53.3
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 -0.6 0 51 7.8 9 .250 .375 .317 13.0 11.1 7.1 .308 .481 .373 14.3
2021 Sweeper -2.6 0 10 1.5 2 .000 .000 .000 66.7 50.0 33.3 .070 .127 .084 0.0
2021 Split-Finger -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
2024 282 996 2 -8 3 4 2
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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
2024 1,006 48.4 68.0 81.4 30.7 48.7 43.2 44.9 48.6 28.0 7.6 80.3
Player 3,621 48.9 68.0 80.2 28.5 49.9 41.6 37.3 47.8 28.4 7.6 77.4
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 78 95 59
2022 37 89 42
2023 9 6 12 30 7 11 29 5 37 5 26 39 40 61 92 96 58
2024 73 66 72 71 66 56 64 60 62 61 40 41 28 32 88 97 42 15 78
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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
2024 23.4 9 9.0 0 3 7 4 44.4
Player 23.7 26 24.8 1 6 21 10 38.5

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 8 8 10 10 8 8 7 9 12 8 10 11 12 7 9 10 9 10 13 13 10 7 10 11 11 10 7
2024 9 9 7 8 7 10 11 10 6 6 8 7 9 8 9 8 9 10 8 10 11 8 11 12 11 9 5 10 12 10 10
Player 26 25 23 24 21 24 27 28 19 18 20 23 29 21 25 26 28 25 23 25 27 24 32 32 27 22 21 27 31 26 21
! 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 89.5 87.3 -2.2 86.0 -1.3 89.7 3.7
Launch Angle 9.9 7.2 -2.7 13.9 6.7 13.9 0.0
Barrel % 10.1 5.2 -4.9 6.3 1.1 9.3 3.0
Hard Hit % 36.4 37.1 0.7 27.9 -9.2 42.2 14.3
LA Sweet-Spot % 40.4 30.9 -9.5 34.7 3.8 36.1 1.4
xBA .247 .205 -0.042 .213 0.008 .263 0.050
BA .260 .227 -0.033 .227 0.000 .242 0.015
xwOBA .321 .251 -0.070 .283 0.032 .343 0.060
wOBA .328 .258 -0.070 .297 0.039 .320 0.023
xSLG .426 .292 -0.134 .357 0.065 .456 0.099
SLG .438 .313 -0.125 .382 0.069 .418 0.036
K% 30.7 33.8 3.1 25.8 -8.0 22.5 -3.3
BB% 6.1 4.4 -1.7 7.6 3.2 7.4 -0.2
Swing % 46.0 47.4 1.4 48.3 0.9 48.6 0.3
Whiff% 29.2 31.2 2.0 26.9 -4.3 28.0 1.1
In Zone % 47.0 48.2 1.2 50.5 2.3 48.4 -2.1
Out of Zone % 53.0 51.8 -1.2 49.5 -2.3 51.6 2.1
Out of Zone Swing % 26.8 30.4 3.6 26.8 -3.6 30.7 3.9
First Pitch Swing % 28.2 29.4 1.2 39.0 9.6 44.9 5.9
First Pitch Strike % 61.3 63.1 1.8 65.1 2.0 70.9 5.8
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Statcast Fielder Positioning

wOBA
SeasonAlignment TypeBat SidePAShifts/Shades%No Shift/ShadeShift/Shade
2021 Shifts R 163 12 7.4 .335 .250
2022 Shifts R 160 12 7.5 .245 .418
2023 Shades R 341 6 1.8 .296 .334
2024 Shades R 282 18 6.4 .323 .224
! 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%
2024 234 15.5 44.9% 0.0% 167 18.9 4.8% 1.2%
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Statcast Rankings