James Outman
CF | Bats/Throws: L/R | 6' 3" 215LBS | Age: 27
Draft: 2018 | Rd: 7, #224, Los Angeles Dodgers | Sacramento State
PA AB R H HR SB AVG OBP SLG OPS
2022 16 13 6 6 1 0 .462 .563 .846 1.409
2023 567 483 86 120 23 16 .248 .353 .437 .790
2024 124 109 10 16 3 2 .147 .250 .266 .516
3 Seasons 707 605 102 142 27 18 .235 .339 .415 .754
AVG HR SB OPS
2022 .462 1 0 1.409
2023 .248 23 16 .790
2024 .147 3 2 .516
3 Seasons .235 27 18 .754
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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%
2022 25 63 6 0 0.0 0.0 99.6 109.5 16.5 50.0 .218 .324 .584 .319 .501 83.3 43.8 12.5
2023 26 2352 306 34 11.1 6.0 87.9 111.4 15.7 38.2 .228 .396 .344 .325 .420 39.9 31.9 12.0
2024 27 509 69 4 5.8 3.2 87.2 110.7 14.4 39.1 .212 .350 .241 .294 .377 37.7 32.3 10.5
Player 2924 381 38 10.0 5.4 87.9 111.4 15.5 38.6 .225 .386 .332 .319 .414 40.2 32.2 11.7
MLB 6.9 4.7 88.5 122.4 12.2 33.1 .245 .406 .316 .316 .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
2022 33.3 33.3 33.3 0.0 66.7 33.3 0.0 0.0 0.0 16.7 50.0 33.3 0.0 0.0
2023 39.2 30.4 23.2 7.2 45.8 32.4 21.9 6.2 25.5 25.5 27.8 3.9 11.1 6.0
2024 34.8 27.5 27.5 10.1 46.4 29.0 24.6 8.7 21.7 29.0 23.2 11.6 5.8 3.2
Player 38.3 29.9 24.1 7.6 46.2 31.8 22.0 6.6 24.4 26.0 27.3 5.8 10.0 5.4
MLB 44.6 23.5 24.8 7.0 37.0 37.5 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 %
2024 4-Seam Fastball -1.7 -3 153 30.1 40 .091 .212 .249 25.7 32.5 32.5 .142 .285 .271 35.0
2024 Sinker -0.8 -1 78 15.3 23 .286 .429 .343 15.8 26.1 27.3 .291 .499 .365 46.7
2024 Slider -2.1 -1 68 13.4 17 .063 .250 .159 48.6 58.8 30.3 .114 .235 .179 33.3
2024 Curveball -2.7 -2 58 11.4 13 .231 .231 .208 37.5 7.7 5.6 .383 .516 .388 33.3
2024 Changeup -3.3 -2 49 9.6 14 .091 .182 .239 40.9 42.9 33.3 .185 .220 .291 60.0
2024 Cutter -1.6 -1 34 6.7 9 .125 .250 .217 31.8 22.2 18.2 .193 .294 .262 16.7
2024 Sweeper -2.6 -1 32 6.3 2 .000 .000 .000 33.3 0.0 0.0 .430 .867 .539 100.0
2024 Split-Finger 0.8 0 30 5.9 6 .200 .400 .325 46.7 33.3 14.3 .214 .248 .284 0.0
2024 Knuckleball 3.7 0 7 1.4 -- -- -- 0.0 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
2023 4-Seam Fastball 1.3 10 748 31.8 158 .244 .457 .372 34.0 30.4 20.6 .244 .454 .370 40.7
2023 Slider -1.1 -4 393 16.7 108 .196 .340 .278 46.2 42.6 32.2 .164 .299 .240 28.8
2023 Sinker -1.1 -4 325 13.8 84 .271 .414 .364 28.8 27.4 25.3 .262 .402 .355 53.2
2023 Curveball -1.6 -5 288 12.2 70 .155 .207 .241 41.7 37.1 26.8 .164 .240 .263 33.3
2023 Changeup 4.2 10 240 10.2 66 .362 .707 .480 36.8 21.2 17.3 .290 .529 .389 34.1
2023 Cutter 0.9 2 191 8.1 41 .308 .615 .404 26.9 24.4 25.0 .289 .513 .356 55.2
2023 Sweeper 3.9 4 90 3.8 22 .333 .611 .455 40.0 27.3 14.3 .207 .381 .329 33.3
2023 Split-Finger -0.9 -1 58 2.5 13 .154 .154 .138 54.2 53.8 35.0 .180 .229 .176 33.3
2023 Slurve -6.2 0 7 0.3 1 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 .440 .798 .521 100.0
2023 Screwball -21.4 0 1 0.0 1 .000 .000 .000 -- 100.0 100.0 -- -- .000 --
2022 Slider -3.3 -1 17 27.0 3 .000 .000 .233 25.0 66.7 40.0 -- -- .233 --
2022 Sinker 16.0 3 17 27.0 4 .750 2.000 1.125 25.0 25.0 16.7 .223 .487 .295 66.7
2022 Curveball -5.3 0 7 11.1 1 .000 .000 .000 66.7 100.0 50.0 -- -- .000 --
2022 Split-Finger -9.5 -1 7 11.1 3 .333 .333 .300 83.3 66.7 100.0 .202 .224 .183 100.0
2022 4-Seam Fastball 6.7 0 7 11.1 3 .500 .500 .533 0.0 33.3 50.0 .392 .484 .489 100.0
2022 Changeup 10.8 1 5 7.9 1 1.000 1.000 .900 0.0 0.0 -- .549 .624 .507 100.0
2022 Cutter 2.1 0 2 3.2 -- -- -- -- -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
2022 Sweeper 11.9 0 1 1.6 1 -- -- .700 -- 0.0 -- -- -- .700 --
! Note: Years are in reverse order.
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Swing/Take

Runs
Year Team PA Pitches Heart Shadow Chase Waste All
2023 572 2,377 2 -26 22 13 11
2024 124 509 -5 -10 4 2 -9
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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 %
2022 63 54.0 70.6 75.0 24.1 14.3 30.2 31.3 49.2 38.7 11.1 85.7
2023 2,352 47.9 68.6 73.2 25.3 38.7 42.2 32.8 46.0 36.6 8.1 82.6
2024 509 51.3 65.9 79.1 27.4 39.7 46.2 39.5 47.2 32.1 7.9 82.5
Player 2,924 48.6 68.1 74.3 25.6 38.4 42.6 33.9 46.3 35.8 8.1 82.7
MLB 48.6 67.0 82.0 28.4 57.9 42.6 29.7 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
2022 56 59
2023 51 16 31 46 67 63 72 22 71 44 6 86 2 73 89 94 78
2024 27 12 22 39 36 15 31 23 74 38 8 71 12 52 87 88 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 %
2022 23.6 1 0.3 1 0 1 0 0.0
2023 21.0 23 22.0 1 4 19 11 47.8
2024 21.7 3 3.3 0 1 5 0 0.0
Player 21.2 27 25.6 1 5 25 11 40.7

Expected Home Runs by Park

Year HR
2022 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 1 1 0 0
2023 23 21 15 26 23 18 24 23 24 15 19 23 19 18 27 28 23 20 25 29 20 17 32 30 18 15 24 22 24 21 18
2024 3 3 0 5 4 3 5 4 3 2 4 6 2 3 5 3 5 3 2 5 3 1 5 5 3 2 1 2 3 3 3
Player 27 24 15 32 27 21 29 27 27 17 23 29 22 21 32 32 28 23 27 34 23 18 38 36 21 17 26 25 28 24 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 2022 2023 +/-   2024 +/-  
Exit Velocity 99.6 87.9 -11.7 87.2 -0.7
Launch Angle 16.5 15.7 -0.8 14.4 -1.3
Barrel % 0.0 11.1 11.1 5.8 -5.3
Hard Hit % 83.3 39.9 -43.4 37.7 -2.2
LA Sweet-Spot % 50.0 38.2 -11.8 39.1 0.9
xBA .218 .228 0.010 .212 -0.016
BA .462 .248 -0.214 .147 -0.101
xwOBA .319 .325 0.006 .294 -0.031
wOBA .584 .344 -0.240 .241 -0.103
xSLG .324 .396 0.072 .350 -0.046
SLG .846 .437 -0.409 .266 -0.171
K% 43.8 31.9 -11.9 32.3 0.4
BB% 12.5 12.0 -0.5 10.5 -1.5
Swing % 49.2 46.0 -3.2 47.2 1.2
Whiff% 38.7 36.6 -2.1 32.1 -4.5
In Zone % 54.0 47.9 -6.1 51.3 3.4
Out of Zone % 46.0 52.1 6.1 48.7 -3.4
Out of Zone Swing % 24.1 25.3 1.2 27.4 2.1
First Pitch Swing % 31.3 32.8 1.5 39.5 6.7
First Pitch Strike % 68.8 57.5 -11.3 70.2 12.7
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Statcast Fielder Positioning

wOBA
SeasonAlignment TypeBat SidePAShifts/Shades%No Shift/ShadeShift/Shade
2022 Shifts L 16 8 50.0 .613 .555
2023 Shades L 566 293 51.8 .349 .340
2024 Shades L 114 61 53.5 .222 .251
! 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 %
2022 15 19.1 6.7% 0.0% 11 18.2 0.0% 0.0%
2023 629 15.5 42.9% 0.2% 425 19.0 5.9% 0.2%
2024 139 15.9 39.6% 0.7% 81 18.7 1.2% 1.2%
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