Jarrod Saltalamacchia
C | B/T: S/R | 6' 4" 235LBS | Age: 37

Draft: 2003 | Rd: C-1, #36, Atlanta Braves | Royal Palm Beach HS (FL)
Poor Avg Great

Stats

PA AB R H HR RBI SB AVG OBP SLG OPS
2018 8 7 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .125 .000 .125
12 Seasons 3191 2852 377 662 110 381 5 .232 .306 .408 .714
AVG HR RBI SB OPS
2018 .000 0 0 0 .125
12 Seasons .232 110 381 5 .714

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 30 919 133 19 14.3 8.4 90.6 111.3 19.7 35.3 .232 .490 .324 .348 .469 42.9 30.4 10.1
2016 31 1175 147 17 11.6 5.8 89.3 109.7 21.4 34.0 .170 .355 .277 .294 .394 34.7 35.6 14.0
2017 32 115 9 0 0 0 87.3 105.7 35.3 22.2 .084 .107 .060 .106 .246 37.5 61.5 3.8
2018 33 28 3 0 0 0 83.5 89.3 -6.9 33.3 .074 .106 .086 .156 .187 0.0 50.0 12.5
Player 2237 292 36 12.3 6.5 89.8 111.3 20.7 34.2 .190 .395 .283 .306 .422 38.1 34.9 11.9
MLB 6.7 4.6 88.4 122.2 12.1 33.0 .245 .406 .316 .315 .368 35.7 22.0 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 31.6 27.8 35.3 5.3 43.6 34.6 21.8 1.5 25.6 30.1 17.3 8.3 14.3 8.4
2016 31.3 43.5 19.7 5.4 44.2 34.0 21.8 3.4 21.8 37.4 18.4 6.8 11.6 5.8
2017 22.2 33.3 22.2 22.2 44.4 33.3 22.2 0.0 11.1 55.6 22.2 0.0 0.0 0.0
2018 66.7 0.0 33.3 0.0 33.3 66.7 0.0 0.0 66.7 0.0 33.3 0.0 0.0 0.0
Player 31.5 35.6 27.1 5.8 43.8 34.6 21.6 2.4 23.6 34.2 18.2 7.2 12.3 6.5
MLB 44.9 23.0 25.0 7.1 36.7 37.7 25.4 3.8 33.1 24.5 24.4 5.7 6.7 4.6
! 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 %
2018 4-Seamer -3.6 0 13 46.4 3 .000 .000 .233 55.6 66.7 100.0 -- -- .233 --
2018 Curveball -4.5 0 5 17.9 2 .000 .000 .000 66.7 50.0 50.0 .025 .034 .022 0.0
2018 Cutter -2.8 0 4 14.3 1 .000 .000 .000 50.0 0.0 -- .044 .044 .062 0.0
2018 Slider -8.7 0 4 14.3 1 .000 .000 .000 100.0 100.0 100.0 -- -- .000 --
2018 Changeup 21.4 0 1 3.6 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2018 Sinker -14.4 0 1 3.6 1 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 .427 .633 .454 0.0
2017 4-Seamer -3.6 -1 38 33.0 9 .000 .000 .078 27.8 33.3 23.1 .146 .202 .211 40.0
2017 Curveball -6.1 -1 19 16.5 4 .000 .000 .000 50.0 100.0 44.4 -- -- .000 --
2017 Sinker -2.1 0 19 16.5 4 .000 .000 .000 20.0 75.0 37.5 .000 .001 .000 0.0
2017 Changeup -5.8 -1 18 15.7 3 .000 .000 .000 62.5 100.0 100.0 -- -- .000 --
2017 Slider -3.3 0 10 8.7 4 .250 .250 .225 80.0 75.0 60.0 .188 .212 .174 100.0
2017 Cutter -0.6 0 9 7.8 1 .000 .000 .000 33.3 0.0 0.0 .085 .095 .077 0.0
! Note: Years are in reverse order.
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Swing/Take

Runs
Year Team PA Pitches Heart Shadow Chase Waste All
2008 225 991 7 -11 4 5 5
2009 301 1,166 -7 -5 0 5 -7
2010 30 113 -1 0 1 1 1
2011 382 1,515 -4 0 -1 7 3
2012 447 1,818 -9 -10 8 8 -3
2013 502 2,035 -6 -6 12 7 7
2014 431 1,789 -6 -25 11 8 -12
2015 227 918 -7 -7 5 6 -3
2016 291 1,171 -16 -7 9 7 -6
2017 25 113 -3 -1 0 1 -4
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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 919 47.2 67.7 77.5 26.0 40.5 40.2 28.6 45.6 33.4 7.0 73.4
2016 1,175 47.5 65.6 72.1 24.1 45.0 43.9 27.1 43.8 35.7 6.8 83.8
2017 115 46.0 53.8 71.4 34.4 38.1 46.0 34.6 44.3 43.1 5.3 83.3
2018 28 46.4 69.2 55.6 53.3 25.0 28.6 37.5 60.7 58.8 14.3 100.0
Player 2,237 47.3 65.9 74.1 25.8 42.1 42.3 28.2 44.8 35.5 6.9 79.9
MLB 48.5 66.9 82.0 28.4 58.4 42.6 29.4 47.0 24.6 7.3 76.0
! 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
2015 84 38
2016 73 29
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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 22.2 12 12.0 0 6 9 5 41.7

Expected Home Runs by Park

Year HR
2016 12 11 15 10 13 15 12 12 13 11 16 14 10 11 12 12 13 11 8 10 17 7 12 11 9 13 15 10 9 12 16
! 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 90.6 89.3 -1.3 87.3 -2 -3.8
Launch Angle 19.7 21.4 1.7 35.3 13.9 -42.2
Barrel % 14.3 11.6 -2.7 0 -11.6 0
Hard Hit % 42.9 34.7 -8.2 37.5 2.8 -37.5
Sweet Spot % 35.3 34 -1.3 22.2 -11.8 11.1
xBA .232 .17 -0.062 .084 -0.086 -0.01
BA .225 .171 -0.054 .04 -0.131 -0.04
xwOBA .348 .294 -0.054 .106 -0.188 0.05
wOBA .324 .277 -0.047 .06 -0.217 0.026
xSLG .49 .355 -0.135 .107 -0.248 -0.001
SLG .435 .346 -0.089 .04 -0.306 -0.04
K% 30.4 35.6 5.2 61.5 25.9 -11.5
BB% 10.1 14 3.9 3.8 -10.2 8.7
Swing % 45.6 43.8 -1.8 44.3 0.5 16.4
Whiff% 33.4 35.7 2.3 43.1 7.4 15.7
In Zone % 47.2 47.5 0.3 46 -1.5 0.4
Out of Zone % 52.8 52.5 -0.3 54 1.5 -0.4
Out of Zone Swing % 26 24.1 -1.9 34.4 10.3 18.9
First Pitch Swing % 28.6 27.1 -1.5 34.6 7.5 2.9
First Pitch Strike % 60.8 58.2 -2.6 69.2 11 5.8
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Statcast Shift Statistics

SeasonBat SidePAShifts%wOBA - No ShiftwOBA - Shift
2016 L 212 137 64.6 .282 .289
2016 R 73 25 34.2 .269 .231
2017 L 15 9 60.0 .115 .097
2017 R 10 0 0.0 .000
2018 L 5 2 40.0 .230 .000
2018 R 3 1 33.3 .000 .000

Pitch Tempo