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 305 276 34 65 11 7 .236 .303 .420 .723
4 Seasons 969 881 111 207 28 17 .235 .298 .392 .690
AVG HR SB OPS
2022 .227 1 2 .582
2023 .227 10 5 .678
2024 .236 11 7 .723
4 Seasons .235 28 17 .690
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 1070 209 20 9.6 6.6 89.6 110.0 14.3 35.9 .260 .459 .315 .340 .406 41.6 22.6 6.9
Player 3685 627 49 7.8 5.1 87.9 111.0 12.4 35.4 .232 .389 .301 .302 .377 35.2 26.9 6.6
MLB 7.0 4.8 88.5 122.4 12.3 33.1 .245 .406 .316 .315 .369 36.5 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 42.6 26.8 23.0 7.7 44.5 36.4 19.1 4.8 29.7 23.0 23.4 9.6 9.6 6.6
Player 44.3 26.2 23.8 5.7 40.4 36.2 23.4 4.6 33.3 23.3 23.1 7.7 7.8 5.1
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 1.0 3 323 30.2 98 .295 .614 .406 14.5 12.2 13.6 .316 .604 .416 50.6
2024 Slider -0.9 -2 243 22.7 61 .179 .321 .267 47.3 32.8 27.4 .220 .402 .299 36.1
2024 Sinker -0.1 0 166 15.5 52 .289 .356 .339 18.2 13.5 19.4 .309 .413 .365 31.6
2024 Changeup 2.5 3 116 10.8 26 .269 .423 .298 34.6 26.9 20.6 .211 .410 .261 36.8
2024 Cutter -0.8 -1 69 6.4 25 .190 .381 .298 25.0 12.0 25.0 .275 .529 .383 52.6
2024 Sweeper -3.7 -2 65 6.1 22 .150 .200 .202 38.2 36.4 26.7 .198 .306 .260 16.7
2024 Curveball 4.2 2 50 4.7 9 .250 .625 .400 33.3 44.4 20.0 .219 .451 .327 75.0
2024 Split-Finger -6.0 -2 30 2.8 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 .139 .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 304 1,070 2 -9 3 5 0
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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 1,070 48.7 68.7 81.6 31.3 48.3 43.5 45.6 49.5 28.3 7.9 78.6
Player 3,685 49.0 68.2 80.3 28.8 49.7 41.7 37.7 48.1 28.4 7.7 77.0
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 69 63 73 73 58 58 66 59 61 59 40 35 27 31 88 98 41 16 77
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Expected Home Runs

Adjusted

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 23.1 11 10.9 0 4 9 4 36.4
Player 23.5 28 26.7 1 7 23 10 35.7
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Expected Home Runs by Park

Adjusted

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 11 10 10 10 10 12 13 12 7 8 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 11 10 13 13 10 13 14 12 11 8 12 14 13 11
Player 28 26 26 26 24 26 29 30 20 20 22 26 30 23 26 28 29 26 25 28 29 26 34 34 28 24 24 29 33 29 22
Note: xHR tells how many of this player's home runs would have been out of other stadiums. The "Adjusted" view here accounts for different wall heights, distances and environmental effects using Statcast Park Factor data.
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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 89.6 3.6
Launch Angle 9.9 7.2 -2.7 13.9 6.7 14.3 0.4
Barrel % 10.1 5.2 -4.9 6.3 1.1 9.6 3.3
Hard Hit % 36.4 37.1 0.7 27.9 -9.2 41.6 13.7
LA Sweet-Spot % 40.4 30.9 -9.5 34.7 3.8 35.9 1.2
xBA .247 .205 -0.042 .213 0.008 .260 0.047
BA .260 .227 -0.033 .227 0.000 .236 0.009
xwOBA .321 .251 -0.070 .283 0.032 .340 0.057
wOBA .328 .258 -0.070 .297 0.039 .315 0.018
xSLG .426 .292 -0.134 .357 0.065 .459 0.102
SLG .438 .313 -0.125 .382 0.069 .420 0.038
K% 30.7 33.8 3.1 25.8 -8.0 22.6 -3.2
BB% 6.1 4.4 -1.7 7.6 3.2 6.9 -0.7
Swing % 46.0 47.4 1.4 48.3 0.9 49.5 1.2
Whiff% 29.2 31.2 2.0 26.9 -4.3 28.3 1.4
In Zone % 47.0 48.2 1.2 50.5 2.3 48.7 -1.8
Out of Zone % 53.0 51.8 -1.2 49.5 -2.3 51.3 1.8
Out of Zone Swing % 26.8 30.4 3.6 26.8 -3.6 31.3 4.5
First Pitch Swing % 28.2 29.4 1.2 39.0 9.6 45.6 6.6
First Pitch Strike % 61.3 63.1 1.8 65.1 2.0 71.1 6.0
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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 304 20 6.6 .324 .202
! 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

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