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Jake Newberry
P | B/T: R/R | 6' 2" 200LBS | Age: 27

Draft: 2012 | Rd: 37, #1123, Kansas City Royals | Mira Mesa HS (CA)
Poor Avg Great

Stats

W L ERA G GS SV IP SO WHIP
2021 0 0 16.62 4 0 0 4.1 5 3.00
4 Seasons 4 0 4.84 65 0 1 70.2 69 1.58
G W-L ERA IP SO WHIP
2021 4 0-0 16.62 4.1 5 3.00
4 Seasons 65 4-0 4.84 70.2 69 1.58

Statcast Statistics

Season Age Pitches Batted Balls Barrels Barrel % Exit Velocity Max EV Launch Angle Sweet Spot % XBA XSLG WOBA XWOBA XWOBACON HardHit% K% BB% ERA xERA
2018 24 252 40 4 10 90.2 109.7 17.8 37.5 .300 .506 .370 .395 .438 50 18.3 15 4.72 7.22
2019 25 539 91 9 9.9 91 107.2 17.9 35.2 .239 .514 .345 .347 .401 40.9 21.2 11.7 3.77 5.56
2020 26 387 56 3 5.4 88.9 113 13.6 41.1 .236 .397 .339 .330 .378 44.6 25.5 12.8 4.09 4.70
2021 27 100 16 3 18.8 89.3 109.7 10.4 56.3 .333 .670 .577 .453 .550 37.5 20.8 12.5 16.61 10.24
1278 203 19 9.4 90.1 113 16.1 38.9 .257 .490 .366 .359 .414 43.5 21.9 12.7
6.6 88.3 122.2 12 32.9 .243 .403 .317 .313 .363 35.4 22 8.4

Statcast Pitch Arsenal

Newberry relies on 3 pitches.
Slider
(52%) ,
4-Seam Fastball
(45%) ,
Changeup
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Pitch Tracking

Year Pitch Type # # RHB # LHB % MPH PA AB H 1B 2B 3B HR SO BBE BA XBA SLG XSLG WOBA XWOBA EV LA Spin Ext. Whiff% PutAway%
2021 Slider 52 33 19 52.0 84.7 12 12 5 3 1 0 1 4 8 .417 .213 .750 .433 .490 .271 83.4 4 2566 5.8 34.6 22.2
2021 4-Seam Fastball 45 26 19 45.0 93.3 12 9 5 3 1 0 1 1 8 .556 .492 1.000 .986 .663 .635 95.2 17 2398 5.8 16.7 10.0
2021 Changeup 3 0 3 3.0 87.4 1810 6.0
2020 Slider 198 122 76 51.2 83.3 58 49 11 7 2 0 2 19 32 .224 .176 .388 .334 .302 .269 85.9 13 2590 5.9 48.5 31.7
2020 4-Seam Fastball 175 97 78 45.2 93.4 34 27 9 7 1 0 1 5 22 .333 .347 .481 .523 .421 .439 93.1 16 2403 5.8 15.5 12.8
2020 Changeup 14 0 14 3.6 86.8 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .000 .225 .000 .252 .000 .223 88.6 -6 2014 5.9 25.0 0.0
! Note: Years are in reverse order.
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Batted Ball Profile

Season GB % FB % LD % PU % Pull % Straight % Oppo % Weak % Topped % Under % Flare/Burner % Solid % Barrel %
2018 32.5 27.5 30 10 47.5 30 22.5 0 25 25 30 10 10
2019 34.1 30.8 26.4 8.8 35.2 41.8 23.1 1.1 27.5 30.8 17.6 9.9 9.9
2020 37.5 19.6 35.7 7.1 37.5 41.1 21.4 1.8 32.1 33.9 23.2 3.6 5.4
2021 37.5 18.8 31.3 12.5 37.5 31.3 31.3 0 37.5 18.8 12.5 12.5 18.8
35 26.1 30 8.9 38.4 38.4 23.2 1 29.1 29.6 21.2 8.4 9.4
45.1 22.5 25.4 7.1 36.6 37.8 25.4 3.7 33.2 24.4 24.4 5.7 6.6

Pitch Movement


How this works: Every pitch is affected by the forces of gravity, which means that every pitch drops on its way from the mound to the plate. These numbers are reported with gravity, which makes them larger and different than other pitch movement numbers you may have seen. Since gravity requires time, and slower pitches aren’t ‘better’ just because they have more time to move, the movement of a pitch is compared to ‘average’ movement by comparing it to other MLB pitch types within +/- 2 MPH and from within +/- 0.5 feet of extension and release.
Vertical Movement (inches) Horizontal Movement (inches)
Year Pitch Team Hand # MPH Inches of Drop vs Avg % vs Avg Inches of Break vs Avg % Break vs Avg
2021 4-Seamer KC R 45 93.3 14 0.7 5 3.5 -3.2 -48
2021 Changeup KC R 3 87.4 21.9 -7.4 -25 11.9 -2 -14
2021 Slider KC R 52 84.7 36.6 0.1 0 5.1 -0.1 -2
2020 Changeup KC R 14 86.8 24.2 -5.1 -17 7.8 -5.7 -42
2020 Slider KC R 198 83.3 40.6 2.3 6 5 -0.6 -10
2020 4-Seamer KC R 175 93.4 15.2 -0.5 -3 2.6 -4.1 -61
2019 4-Seamer KC R 269 93.8 15.7 -0.2 -1 4.7 -2.5 -35
2019 Changeup KC R 14 87 27.1 -2.5 -9 7.6 -6.1 -44
2019 Sinker KC R 4 90.8 19.3 -3.7 -16 14.9 0.6 5
2019 Slider KC R 238 83.6 41.5 2.4 6 5.5 0 0
2018 Changeup KC R 10 85.7 29.8 -0.7 -2 5.5 -7.9 -59
2018 4-Seamer KC R 138 93.8 15.4 0.4 2 4.9 -2.6 -34
2018 Slider KC R 104 83.4 41.9 1.8 5 4.9 -0.7 -12
! Note: Years are in reverse order.
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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 %
2021 4-Seamer 11 5 45 45 12 .556 1 .671 16.7 8.3 10 .492 .986 .637 50
2021 Slider 3.7 2 52 52 12 .417 .75 .496 34.6 33.3 22.2 .213 .433 .271 25
2021 Changeup 3.7 0 3 3
2020 Changeup -4.4 -1 14 3.6 2 0 0 0 25 0 0 .225 .252 .222 0
2020 4-Seamer 0.4 1 175 45.2 34 .333 .481 .425 15.5 14.7 12.8 .347 .523 .439 59.1
2020 Slider -0.4 -1 198 51.2 58 .224 .388 .305 48.5 32.8 31.7 .176 .334 .269 37.5
2019 Sinker -8.3 0 4 0.7 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .56 .627 .514 100
2019 Changeup -2.7 0 15 2.8 2 0 0 0 40 50 25 .006 .006 .006 0
2019 Slider -2.5 -6 240 44.5 57 .096 .173 .168 44.1 33.3 24.4 .103 .151 .146 20.6
2019 4-Seamer 2 5 280 51.9 75 .387 .823 .521 13.2 12 13.4 .355 .832 .509 53.8
2018 Changeup 3.9 0 10 4 2 .5 .5 .45 0 0 0 .159 .181 .143 0
2018 Slider 2.7 3 104 41.3 18 .25 .75 .489 38.1 11.1 6.5 .38 .734 .495 50
2018 4-Seamer -0.5 -1 138 54.8 40 .242 .364 .339 18.2 22.5 24.3 .269 .415 .365 54.2
! Note: Years are in reverse order.
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Spin Direction

Year Pitch Type Pitches MPH Active Spin % Total Movement (In.) Spin-Based Observed Deviation
2020 Changeup 13 86.7 76 13.9 1:00 1:15 -15
2020 4-Seam Fastball 159 93.4 76 15.7 12:45 12:15 30
2020 Slider 175 83.2 31 6.4 9:00 8:00 60
2021 4-Seam Fastball 45 93.3 77 17.2 12:45 12:30 15
2021 Slider 51 84.7 27 5.8 9:45 9:00 45
! Note: This table is showing data from the PITCHER perspective.
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Swing/Take

Runs
Year Team PA Pitches Heart Shadow Chase Waste All
2018 60 252 0 -2 3 2 2
2019 131 525 -3 -4 2 5 -1
2020 94 387 -3 -2 1 3 -1
2021 24 100 3 2 0 1 7
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Plate Discipline

Season Pitches Zone % Zone Swing % Zone Contact % Chase % Chase Contact % Edge % 1st Pitch Strike % Swing % Whiff % Meatball % Meatball Swing %
2018 252 44.8 62.8 81.7 20.1 50 43.3 51.7 39.3 26.3 4.4 81.8
2019 539 42.3 70.3 84.6 27.4 48.2 38.3 53.3 45.8 27.5 5.7 86.7
2020 387 41.3 63.1 78.2 27.3 40.3 39.8 52.1 42.1 36.2 6.2 58.3
2021 100 42 71.4 83.3 24.1 50 37 50 44 27.3 5 100
1278 42.5 66.7 82.1 25.7 46 39.6 52.4 43.3 29.8 5.5 77.1
48.5 66.8 82 28.3 58.5 42.6 60.6 47 24.6 7.2 76

Percentile Rankings

Year xwOBA xBA xSLG xISO xOBP Brl Brl% EV HardHit% K% BB% Whiff% xERA FB Velo FB Spin CB Spin
2018 68 78
2019 65 75
2020 35 51 50 48 21 74 70 38 14 62 14 92 35 56 78
2021
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Expected Home Runs

Year Team Avg HR Trot Actual HR xHR HR-xHR Doubters Mostly Gone No Doubters No Doubter %
2019 25 7 9 -2 1 7 4 57.1
2020 24.4 3 2.9 0 0 2 0 0
2021 22.9 2 2.2 0 0 0 0 0

Expected Home Runs by Park

Year HR
2019 7 9 10 8 11 9 10 10 9 8 9 10 6 8 10 10 7 9 7 10 7 9 9 9 9 10 11 8 9 9 11
2020 3 3 2 3 3 2 2 4 2 3 3 3 2 2 2 3 2 4 2 2 2 3 3 4 3 3 4 3 3 3 3
2021 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2
! Note: This tells how many of this player's home runs would have been out of other stadiums. This accounts for different wall heights and distances, but does not attempt to adjust for 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 2015 2016 +/-   2017 +/-   2018 +/-   2019 +/-   2020 +/-   2021 +/-  
Fastball Velocity 93.8 93.8 0 93.4 -0.4 93.3 -0.1
Offspeed Velocity 85.7 87 1.3 86.8 -0.2 87.4 0.6
Breaking Velocity 83.4 83.6 0.2 83.3 -0.3 84.7 1.4
Exit Velocity 90.2 91 0.8 88.9 -2.1 89.3 0.4
Launch Angle 17.8 17.9 0.1 13.6 -4.3 10.4 -3.2
Barrel % 10 9.9 -0.1 5.4 -4.5 18.8 13.4
Hard Hit % 50 40.9 -9.1 44.6 3.7 37.5 -7.1
Sweet Spot % 37.5 35.2 -2.3 41.1 5.9 56.3 15.2
xBA .3 .239 -0.061 .236 -0.003 .333 0.097
BA .255 .248 -0.007 .256 0.008 .476 0.22
xwOBA .395 .347 -0.048 .33 -0.017 .453 0.123
wOBA .37 .345 -0.025 .339 -0.006 .577 0.238
xSLG .506 .514 0.008 .397 -0.117 .67 0.273
SLG .49 .513 0.023 .41 -0.103 .857 0.447
K% 18.3 21.2 2.9 25.5 4.3 20.8 -4.7
BB% 15 11.7 -3.3 12.8 1.1 12.5 -0.3
Swing % 39.3 45.8 6.5 42.1 -3.7 44 1.9
Whiff% 26.3 27.5 1.2 36.2 8.7 27.3 -8.9
In Zone % 44.8 42.3 -2.5 41.3 -1 42 0.7
Out of Zone % 55.2 57.7 2.5 58.7 1 58 -0.7
Out of Zone Swing % 20.1 27.4 7.3 27.3 -0.1 24.1 -3.2
First Pitch Swing % 25 27.7 2.7 24.5 -3.2 29.2 4.7
First Pitch Strike % 51.7 53.3 1.6 52.1 -1.2 50 -2.1
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Statcast Shift Statistics

vs RHHvs LHH
YearPAwOBAPAShifts%PAShifts%
2018 60 .370 32 5 15.6 28 8 28.6
2019 131 .349 81 12 14.8 50 13 26.0
2020 93 .342 54 18 33.3 39 15 38.5
2021 24 .577 14 10 71.4 10 7 70.0

Pitch Distribution