James Loney
1B | B/T: L/L | 6' 3" 235LBS | Age: 38

Draft: 2002 | Rd: 1, #19, Los Angeles Dodgers | Lawrence Elkins HS (Missouri City, TX)

Stats

PA AB R H HR RBI SB AVG OBP SLG OPS
2016 366 343 30 91 9 34 0 .265 .307 .397 .704
11 Seasons 5487 5023 528 1425 108 669 38 .284 .336 .410 .746
AVG HR RBI SB OPS
2016 .265 9 34 0 .704
11 Seasons .284 108 669 38 .746

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%
2015 31 1306 330 4 1.2 1.0 85.5 109.7 12.1 34.8 .268 .350 .294 .293 .300 21.5 8.8 5.9
2016 32 1248 308 5 1.6 1.4 87.5 108.9 13.0 34.1 .271 .383 .302 .302 .316 31.5 10.1 4.4
Player 2554 638 9 1.4 1.2 86.4 109.7 12.5 34.5 .269 .366 .298 .298 .308 26.3 9.4 5.2
MLB 6.7 4.6 88.4 122.4 12.1 33.0 .245 .405 .316 .315 .368 35.8 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, 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
2015 43.0 20.6 30.0 6.4 37.6 32.7 29.7 1.8 35.5 28.2 31.8 1.2 1.2 1.0
2016 42.5 21.1 28.9 7.5 33.4 35.4 31.2 3.2 32.1 27.9 29.5 4.9 1.6 1.4
Player 42.8 20.8 29.5 6.9 35.6 34.0 30.4 2.5 33.9 28.1 30.7 3.0 1.4 1.2
MLB 44.9 23.1 25.0 7.1 36.8 37.7 25.4 3.8 33.0 24.6 24.4 5.7 6.7 4.6
! Note: All figures in this table cover the period 2015-present.

Swing/Take

Runs
Year Team PA Pitches Heart Shadow Chase Waste All
2008 649 2,478 -7 -9 9 11 3
2009 667 2,558 -12 -8 17 16 12
2010 633 2,453 -7 -9 14 10 8
2011 575 2,180 3 -20 7 10 1
2012 457 1,675 -10 -24 6 4 -23
2013 609 2,263 -2 -10 17 8 12
2014 649 2,402 -4 -16 12 10 2
2015 383 1,294 -10 -8 3 5 -10
2016 364 1,243 -2 -19 6 5 -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 %
2015 1,306 45.1 71.3 91.9 29.0 76.9 40.9 32.2 48.1 13.1 5.1 82.1
2016 1,248 43.3 76.3 93.2 31.0 78.5 41.3 35.2 50.6 11.7 6.1 84.2
Player 2,554 44.2 73.7 92.6 30.0 77.8 41.1 33.7 49.3 12.4 5.6 83.2
MLB 48.5 66.9 82.0 28.4 58.3 42.6 29.5 47.1 24.7 7.2 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
2015 27 71 21 10 47 6 9 6 73 7 98 27 92 51 11
2016 25 72 26 18 34 6 8 24 67 23 97 10 97 33 15
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Expected Home Runs

Year Team Avg HR Trot Actual HR xHR HR-xHR Doubters Mostly Gone No Doubters No Doubter %
2016 24.2 9 6.9 2 4 4 3 33.3
Player 24.2 9 6.9 2 4 4 3 33.3

Expected Home Runs by Park

Year HR
2016 9 5 9 6 7 9 7 7 7 3 9 8 5 7 7 7 5 8 6 7 9 6 7 8 6 7 9 5 4 8 9
Player 9 5 9 6 7 9 7 7 7 3 9 8 5 7 7 7 5 8 6 7 9 6 7 8 6 7 9 5 4 8 9
! 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 2015 2016 +/-   2017 +/-   2018 +/-   2019 +/-   2020 +/-   2021 +/-   2022 +/-  
Exit Velocity 85.5 2
Launch Angle 12.1 0.9
Barrel % 1.2 0.4
Hard Hit % 21.5 10
Sweet Spot % 34.8 -0.7
xBA .268 0.003
BA .28 -0.015
xwOBA .293 0.009
wOBA .294 0.008
xSLG .35 0.033
SLG .357 0.04
K% 8.8 1.3
BB% 5.9 -1.5
Swing % 48.1 2.5
Whiff% 13.1 -1.4
In Zone % 45.1 -1.8
Out of Zone % 54.9 1.8
Out of Zone Swing % 29 2
First Pitch Swing % 32.2 3
First Pitch Strike % 59.5 -1.6
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Statcast Shift Statistics

SeasonBat SidePAShifts%wOBA - No ShiftwOBA - Shift
2016 L 356 76 21.3 .297 .314

Pitch Tempo

Bases Empty