Jason Heyward
RF | Bats/Throws: L/L | 6' 5" 240LBS | Age: 34
Draft: 2007 | Rd: 1, #14, Atlanta Braves | Henry County (GA) HS
PA AB R H HR SB AVG OBP SLG OPS
2022 151 137 15 28 1 1 .204 .278 .277 .555
2023 377 334 56 90 15 2 .269 .340 .473 .813
2024 87 74 12 16 3 2 .216 .322 .432 .754
15 Seasons 6,729 5,935 849 1,528 177 122 .257 .339 .410 .749
AVG HR SB OPS
2022 .204 1 1 .555
2023 .269 15 2 .813
2024 .216 3 2 .754
15 Seasons .257 177 122 .749
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%
2015 25 2348 460 13 2.8 2.1 89.1 111.2 4.6 23.9 .263 .374 .346 .317 .336 34.6 14.8 9.2
2016 26 2281 440 13 3.0 2.2 86.8 110.8 10.7 28.9 .251 .349 .282 .301 .313 30.9 15.7 9.1
2017 27 1729 369 15 4.1 3.1 86.6 112.7 11.4 29.3 .264 .393 .311 .319 .334 31.3 14.0 8.5
2018 28 1830 384 11 2.9 2.3 88.3 110.7 9.6 29.7 .266 .387 .319 .319 .327 38.8 12.3 8.6
2019 29 2231 406 23 5.7 3.9 88.8 111.8 11.3 31.8 .255 .396 .328 .323 .349 36.5 18.7 11.5
2020 30 809 112 5 4.5 2.8 87.6 108.1 11.3 42.0 .287 .451 .368 .381 .418 40.2 20.4 16.6
2021 31 1314 255 12 4.7 3.4 88.2 115.3 7.5 27.5 .234 .367 .275 .294 .327 42.4 19.3 7.6
2022 32 558 105 5 4.8 3.3 87.6 111.1 13.1 26.7 .218 .322 .253 .278 .306 38.1 21.2 7.3
2023 33 1439 273 22 8.1 5.8 87.7 112.7 15.4 33.0 .250 .405 .348 .319 .344 37.4 17.0 9.0
2024 34 351 59 3 5.1 3.4 87.3 107.7 10.8 23.7 .209 .335 .331 .295 .292 40.7 18.4 10.3
Player 14890 2863 122 4.3 3.1 87.9 115.3 10.1 29.2 .255 .380 .317 .315 .334 35.9 16.3 9.5
MLB 6.9 4.7 88.5 122.4 12.2 33.1 .245 .406 .316 .315 .368 36.4 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, 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
2015 58.3 13.3 22.4 6.1 40.0 35.9 24.1 2.6 46.5 15.0 25.0 4.1 2.8 2.1
2016 46.4 16.1 26.6 10.9 39.5 38.0 22.3 3.2 38.4 23.6 27.5 3.0 3.0 2.2
2017 49.1 14.9 24.4 11.7 44.2 34.4 21.1 5.4 38.5 22.5 24.9 3.8 4.1 3.1
2018 47.9 17.2 25.0 9.9 40.9 32.3 26.8 1.8 39.6 22.7 26.6 6.0 2.9 2.3
2019 47.3 20.4 25.1 7.1 39.4 38.7 21.9 2.7 35.5 23.6 25.4 5.9 5.7 3.9
2020 45.5 18.8 32.1 3.6 47.3 37.5 15.2 3.6 33.0 15.2 35.7 8.0 4.5 2.8
2021 50.6 18.8 20.8 9.8 41.2 38.0 20.8 3.9 41.2 22.0 19.6 7.5 4.7 3.4
2022 45.7 21.0 21.0 12.4 51.4 31.4 17.1 3.8 38.1 27.6 21.9 3.8 4.8 3.3
2023 41.8 21.6 24.9 12.1 45.4 34.4 20.1 3.7 31.1 28.6 22.0 6.6 8.1 5.8
2024 52.5 25.4 11.9 10.2 55.9 30.5 13.6 5.1 39.0 25.4 22.0 3.4 5.1 3.4
Player 49.0 17.5 24.2 9.3 42.2 35.8 22.0 3.3 38.8 22.1 25.1 5.1 4.3 3.1
MLB 44.6 23.6 24.8 7.0 37.1 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 1.0 1 123 35.0 36 .273 .576 .383 22.4 22.2 24.2 .227 .383 .295 44.0
2024 Changeup -2.6 -1 45 12.8 8 .125 .125 .113 45.5 25.0 16.7 .159 .178 .147 33.3
2024 Slider 3.2 1 43 12.3 8 .167 .667 .338 30.4 25.0 10.0 .145 .405 .262 20.0
2024 Sinker -4.2 -2 43 12.3 16 .077 .154 .209 13.0 0.0 0.0 .243 .368 .343 46.2
2024 Cutter 4.8 2 40 11.4 10 .571 .857 .640 20.0 10.0 16.7 .336 .438 .449 66.7
2024 Split-Finger -2.6 -1 26 7.4 2 .000 .000 .000 41.7 50.0 9.1 .022 .022 .020 0.0
2024 Curveball -1.3 0 21 6.0 4 .000 .000 .175 30.0 50.0 20.0 .001 .001 .176 0.0
2024 Sweeper 6.2 0 7 2.0 2 .000 .000 .350 0.0 0.0 0.0 .206 .236 .444 0.0
2024 Slurve -2.4 0 1 0.3 -- -- -- 100.0 -- -- -- -- -- --
2023 4-Seam Fastball 2.6 11 413 28.7 105 .367 .689 .476 9.2 4.8 4.9 .310 .530 .403 46.5
2023 Slider -0.8 -2 220 15.3 56 .213 .319 .308 35.2 32.1 23.1 .181 .251 .260 19.4
2023 Changeup -1.0 -2 193 13.4 57 .268 .411 .316 29.6 24.6 26.4 .246 .372 .272 35.7
2023 Sinker 3.0 6 187 13.0 55 .347 .694 .483 2.4 7.3 10.5 .331 .568 .416 53.3
2023 Curveball 1.0 2 159 11.0 39 .226 .387 .351 29.0 25.6 17.5 .266 .463 .389 38.1
2023 Cutter -4.4 -6 146 10.1 38 .167 .194 .188 21.3 15.8 22.2 .181 .240 .208 10.0
2023 Sweeper -0.4 0 61 4.2 11 .000 .000 .145 25.9 9.1 5.0 .100 .165 .167 33.3
2023 Split-Finger -2.4 -1 49 3.4 14 .143 .357 .207 41.4 42.9 27.3 .100 .180 .120 37.5
2023 Slurve 0.6 0 7 0.5 -- -- -- 0.0 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
2022 4-Seam Fastball -0.1 0 180 32.3 39 .242 .333 .321 23.1 20.5 21.1 .238 .389 .336 44.0
2022 Curveball -2.6 -2 89 15.9 28 .185 .222 .230 39.1 25.0 28.0 .219 .320 .251 35.0
2022 Changeup -1.2 -1 79 14.2 26 .231 .308 .235 24.4 23.1 28.6 .258 .310 .250 45.0
2022 Sinker 0.8 1 70 12.5 17 .286 .357 .356 19.4 11.8 15.4 .211 .351 .326 33.3
2022 Slider -2.6 -2 65 11.6 19 .176 .235 .234 29.4 21.1 22.2 .172 .330 .265 38.5
2022 Cutter -4.7 -3 57 10.2 15 .071 .071 .107 28.0 13.3 20.0 .200 .232 .224 16.7
2022 Sweeper 6.4 1 9 1.6 3 .333 1.000 .533 57.1 66.7 66.7 .051 .111 .072 0.0
2022 Split-Finger -13.5 0 1 0.2 1 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 .232 .232 .216 100.0
2021 4-Seam Fastball -0.8 -4 515 39.2 136 .226 .371 .312 13.7 13.2 15.3 .269 .384 .318 43.4
2021 Slider -2.1 -4 209 15.9 52 .146 .271 .217 39.6 36.5 29.2 .195 .289 .247 41.4
2021 Changeup -2.4 -4 147 11.2 49 .156 .200 .200 35.1 20.4 27.0 .156 .201 .203 28.6
2021 Sinker 4.5 6 142 10.8 42 .378 .622 .538 10.0 4.8 7.1 .331 .676 .459 54.3
2021 Curveball -1.6 -2 138 10.5 27 .148 .407 .259 36.0 37.0 27.8 .189 .395 .242 58.8
2021 Cutter -0.2 0 115 8.8 29 .240 .280 .295 10.6 6.9 7.4 .230 .366 .318 30.4
2021 Split-Finger -9.4 -3 36 2.7 14 .143 .143 .129 47.8 42.9 54.5 .167 .214 .165 50.0
2021 Sweeper -4.1 0 8 0.6 2 .000 .000 .000 33.3 50.0 25.0 .003 .003 .003 0.0
2021 Slurve 8.1 0 4 0.3 1 1.000 1.000 .900 0.0 0.0 0.0 .511 .573 .474 0.0
2020 4-Seam Fastball -0.9 -3 312 38.6 62 .250 .375 .367 19.1 17.7 14.9 .330 .536 .443 45.9
2020 Sinker -1.2 -2 127 15.7 33 .240 .360 .345 18.2 18.2 20.0 .249 .409 .364 50.0
2020 Slider 2.1 3 122 15.1 26 .292 .500 .400 29.8 34.6 22.0 .239 .410 .308 20.0
2020 Curveball 4.7 5 102 12.6 19 .294 .529 .387 19.5 10.5 5.7 .388 .586 .469 50.0
2020 Changeup 1.1 1 93 11.5 26 .190 .429 .377 41.5 26.9 21.2 .215 .292 .312 28.6
2020 Cutter 5.2 2 29 3.6 7 .333 .667 .457 33.3 28.6 33.3 .307 .346 .347 25.0
2020 Split-Finger 9.2 1 11 1.4 5 .500 1.250 .720 0.0 0.0 0.0 .217 .394 .338 25.0
2020 Sweeper -9.3 0 1 0.1 -- -- -- 0.0 -- -- -- -- -- --
2020 Slurve -5.0 0 1 0.1 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2019 4-Seam Fastball 1.5 12 811 36.4 206 .326 .547 .428 17.5 12.1 12.4 .293 .439 .372 36.5
2019 Sinker 1.2 4 347 15.6 100 .311 .533 .414 9.4 7.0 12.1 .322 .531 .386 47.6
2019 Changeup -0.7 -2 286 12.8 73 .200 .385 .287 27.6 23.3 23.0 .225 .371 .290 26.5
2019 Slider -1.4 -4 283 12.7 66 .213 .311 .263 39.4 43.9 29.0 .218 .292 .255 43.8
2019 Curveball -2.2 -6 267 12.0 69 .141 .266 .210 26.0 23.2 21.1 .194 .311 .248 35.4
2019 Cutter -1.4 -2 161 7.2 43 .194 .278 .349 23.7 16.3 17.5 .230 .402 .334 27.6
2019 Split-Finger -6.2 -2 39 1.7 15 .067 .067 .060 20.0 26.7 26.7 .134 .149 .125 9.1
2019 Sweeper -9.0 -1 12 0.5 6 .000 .000 .117 50.0 50.0 30.0 .068 .073 .170 0.0
2019 Slurve -3.7 0 1 0.0 -- -- -- 0.0 -- -- -- -- -- --
2018 4-Seam Fastball 2.3 15 661 36.1 199 .362 .508 .410 10.1 8.5 10.6 .311 .436 .362 38.5
2018 Sinker 1.5 5 366 20.0 108 .291 .495 .366 9.7 4.6 8.5 .258 .388 .299 39.4
2018 Slider -0.6 -2 302 16.5 67 .183 .233 .250 23.0 22.4 14.0 .228 .342 .294 40.0
2018 Curveball -2.9 -6 207 11.3 45 .100 .175 .155 20.2 17.8 16.7 .214 .361 .276 44.1
2018 Changeup 0.7 1 156 8.5 41 .250 .306 .322 30.0 9.8 12.5 .256 .333 .314 34.4
2018 Cutter -2.8 -2 79 4.3 20 .059 .059 .150 39.5 40.0 32.0 .159 .228 .247 11.1
2018 Split-Finger -2.5 -1 52 2.8 6 .000 .000 .000 38.9 33.3 16.7 .181 .366 .227 75.0
2018 Sweeper -5.8 0 6 0.3 1 .000 .000 .000 25.0 100.0 33.3 -- -- .000 --
2018 Slurve -2.6 0 1 0.1 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2017 4-Seam Fastball 0.6 4 642 37.1 180 .269 .388 .337 7.1 7.2 8.7 .288 .441 .354 29.7
2017 Sinker 0.7 3 417 24.1 126 .313 .504 .392 7.6 5.6 8.9 .308 .485 .362 34.2
2017 Slider -1.8 -4 226 13.1 64 .179 .286 .262 35.6 29.7 25.0 .222 .297 .283 32.4
2017 Changeup 0.0 0 163 9.4 43 .195 .366 .301 30.0 16.3 18.9 .180 .288 .222 20.6
2017 Curveball -1.2 -2 140 8.1 31 .276 .345 .300 36.0 38.7 28.6 .213 .269 .239 47.1
2017 Cutter -2.8 -2 87 5.0 19 .167 .167 .179 14.3 15.8 12.0 .262 .286 .268 33.3
2017 Split-Finger 0.5 0 25 1.4 10 .333 .333 .340 50.0 60.0 60.0 .099 .102 .150 0.0
2017 Knuckleball 1.1 0 12 0.7 3 .500 .500 .533 25.0 0.0 0.0 .350 .392 .449 50.0
2017 Sweeper 6.9 0 7 0.4 1 -- -- .700 0.0 0.0 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
2010 637 2,640 -7 4 21 15 34
2011 450 1,777 -11 -11 7 9 -5
2012 654 2,633 -7 1 10 10 14
2013 456 1,859 -2 -8 11 10 10
2014 646 2,537 -14 -14 24 10 6
2015 620 2,397 -9 -5 14 9 8
2016 641 2,477 -26 -30 17 10 -29
2017 498 1,798 1 -25 13 8 -4
2018 490 1,838 -10 -4 14 8 9
2019 578 2,207 -9 -14 11 11 -1
2020 188 835 -5 -4 11 4 7
2021 352 1,314 -4 -16 4 4 -11
2022 150 554 -9 -4 3 3 -7
2023 383 1,462 -3 -2 4 5 4
2024 87 351 2 -5 1 2 1
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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 2,348 45.9 61.2 92.1 24.0 65.2 43.6 18.9 41.1 16.2 6.9 60.7
2016 2,281 49.0 59.9 87.7 23.8 70.0 44.5 18.1 41.5 17.0 7.1 64.6
2017 1,729 48.7 67.7 89.6 26.3 68.1 44.7 31.9 46.5 16.4 6.6 81.4
2018 1,830 47.8 64.1 87.7 28.5 73.2 44.1 27.5 45.5 16.9 6.4 70.1
2019 2,231 45.8 66.3 83.5 27.7 65.0 43.7 27.7 45.5 22.7 6.4 73.9
2020 809 48.5 56.6 80.2 18.5 63.6 41.5 11.7 37.0 23.4 6.6 60.4
2021 1,314 50.1 60.3 87.9 29.9 52.0 44.8 19.6 45.1 23.8 6.9 63.7
2022 558 48.6 66.5 76.5 31.2 61.8 41.5 22.5 48.4 27.8 7.6 59.5
2023 1,439 49.8 65.6 85.6 28.4 63.4 42.2 24.1 47.0 20.7 7.1 68.6
2024 351 48.1 72.2 82.0 31.9 55.2 40.2 36.8 51.3 26.7 7.4 73.1
Player 14,890 48.0 63.4 86.8 26.4 65.3 43.7 23.5 44.2 19.7 6.8 67.9
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
2015 50 67 36 26 71 33 25 58 84 48 79 72 82 84 66
2016 24 40 11 11 48 21 18 15 80 20 76 63 80 79 70 98
2017 40 60 27 20 55 25 26 26 90 25 85 50 84 56 53 93
2018 42 72 31 19 58 12 12 40 78 57 92 50 86 48 65 85
2019 43 45 22 22 73 39 29 38 82 35 69 82 67 55 63 94
2020 88 87 64 44 98 16 20 29 50 54 62 96 63 92 56 64 83
2021 14 19 16 25 15 12 17 29 95 60 64 32 58 33 45 85 92
2022 73 43 81
2023 38 42 38 39 49 30 47 20 83 28 82 57 74 47 43 91 87
2024 36 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 21.6 7 9.5 -3 9 10 1 14.3
2017 21.5 11 13.5 -3 7 10 5 45.5
2018 22.1 8 9.4 -1 10 7 3 37.5
2019 21.2 21 13.4 8 14 16 2 9.5
2020 22.4 6 4.9 1 2 5 2 33.3
2021 22.8 8 7.2 1 3 6 2 25.0
2022 22.2 1 2.2 -1 0 4 0 0.0
2023 22.5 15 13.3 2 3 12 5 33.3
2024 24.7 3 3.3 0 0 3 2 66.7
Player 22.0 80 76.6 3 48 73 22 27.5

Expected Home Runs by Park

Year HR
2016 7 8 7 14 9 8 11 13 8 6 5 15 10 10 11 11 3 9 10 10 11 5 16 12 8 9 10 12 12 9 3
2017 11 15 9 18 13 13 15 14 11 12 11 18 13 13 14 14 13 13 14 13 14 10 17 15 14 13 13 16 16 12 9
2018 8 15 7 10 9 9 11 9 10 6 7 14 10 7 9 9 9 9 9 12 9 11 12 10 8 6 9 10 9 11 6
2019 21 19 12 15 12 14 15 13 8 6 9 17 15 11 14 11 10 8 13 14 15 16 22 16 13 11 9 22 19 16 6
2020 6 4 5 8 5 6 6 5 4 3 3 7 5 3 5 6 4 5 5 6 5 3 9 5 3 3 6 5 6 3 3
2021 8 9 5 7 8 7 8 7 3 6 6 7 9 6 7 10 7 7 7 8 7 7 9 8 7 7 8 8 7 7 6
2022 1 2 1 3 2 2 3 1 2 1 2 2 2 2 2 4 2 2 3 2 3 2 4 4 1 1 2 3 3 1 2
2023 15 17 9 14 13 14 15 13 10 9 10 14 15 11 17 15 18 14 12 14 14 11 19 18 11 10 12 14 14 12 9
2024 3 3 3 5 3 3 5 5 3 2 2 5 3 3 4 4 3 2 3 5 3 2 5 5 3 2 4 3 3 2 2
Player 80 92 58 94 74 76 89 80 59 51 55 99 82 66 83 84 69 69 76 84 81 67 113 93 68 62 73 93 89 73 46
! 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 +/-   2023 +/-   2024 +/-  
Exit Velocity 89.1 86.8 -2.3 86.6 -0.2 88.3 1.7 88.8 0.5 87.6 -1.2 88.2 0.6 87.6 -0.6 87.7 0.1 87.3 -0.4
Launch Angle 4.6 10.7 6.1 11.4 0.7 9.6 -1.8 11.3 1.7 11.3 0.0 7.5 -3.8 13.1 5.6 15.4 2.3 10.8 -4.6
Barrel % 2.8 3.0 0.2 4.1 1.1 2.9 -1.2 5.7 2.8 4.5 -1.2 4.7 0.2 4.8 0.1 8.1 3.3 5.1 -3.0
Hard Hit % 34.6 30.9 -3.7 31.3 0.4 38.8 7.5 36.5 -2.3 40.2 3.7 42.4 2.2 38.1 -4.3 37.4 -0.7 40.7 3.3
LA Sweet-Spot % 23.9 28.9 5.0 29.3 0.4 29.7 0.4 31.8 2.1 42.0 10.2 27.5 -14.5 26.7 -0.8 33.0 6.3 23.7 -9.3
xBA .263 .251 -0.012 .264 0.013 .266 0.002 .255 -0.011 .287 0.032 .234 -0.053 .218 -0.016 .250 0.032 .209 -0.041
BA .293 .230 -0.063 .259 0.029 .270 0.011 .251 -0.019 .265 0.014 .214 -0.051 .204 -0.010 .269 0.065 .216 -0.053
xwOBA .317 .301 -0.016 .319 0.018 .319 0.000 .323 0.004 .381 0.058 .294 -0.087 .278 -0.016 .319 0.041 .295 -0.024
wOBA .346 .282 -0.064 .311 0.029 .319 0.008 .328 0.009 .368 0.040 .275 -0.093 .253 -0.022 .348 0.095 .331 -0.017
xSLG .374 .349