Jason Heyward
CF | B/T: L/L | 6' 5" 240LBS | Age: 33

Draft: 2007 | Rd: 1, #14, Atlanta Braves | Henry County (GA) HS
Poor Avg Great

Stats

PA AB R H HR RBI SB AVG OBP SLG OPS
2022 151 137 15 28 1 10 1 .204 .278 .277 .555
13 Seasons 6265 5527 781 1422 159 641 118 .257 .339 .406 .745
AVG HR RBI SB OPS
2022 .204 1 10 1 .555
13 Seasons .257 159 641 118 .745

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 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 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 .254 .278 .306 38.1 21.2 7.3
Player 13100 2531 97 3.8 2.8 88.0 115.3 9.5 29.0 .256 .379 .313 .315 .334 35.6 16.2 9.6
MLB 6.7 4.6 88.4 122.2 12.1 33.0 .245 .406 .316 .315 .368 35.8 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 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
Player 49.7 16.9 24.5 9.0 41.5 36.0 22.4 3.2 39.6 21.4 25.5 4.9 3.8 2.8
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 %
2022 4-Seamer 0.0 0 181 32.4 40 .265 .353 .335 22.5 20.0 21.1 .263 .411 .353 46.2
2022 Curveball -2.5 -2 89 15.9 28 .185 .222 .230 39.1 25.0 28.0 .219 .320 .251 35.0
2022 Changeup -1.3 -1 78 14.0 26 .231 .308 .235 24.4 23.1 28.6 .258 .310 .250 45.0
2022 Sinker 0.3 0 74 13.3 18 .267 .333 .336 18.9 11.1 15.4 .200 .336 .312 30.8
2022 Slider -1.8 -1 69 12.4 20 .211 .368 .268 37.5 35.0 33.3 .124 .263 .191 33.3
2022 Cutter -4.8 -3 58 10.4 15 .000 .000 .093 26.1 6.7 10.0 .185 .227 .249 16.7
2022 N/A -21.6 0 2 0.4 1 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 -- .277 .277 .257 100.0
2022 Splitter -13.6 0 1 0.2 1 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 .232 .232 .216 100.0
2021 4-Seamer -0.8 -4 507 38.6 132 .225 .375 .315 13.5 12.9 14.7 .269 .388 .320 43.7
2021 Slider -2.0 -4 226 17.2 58 .167 .278 .226 38.3 34.5 27.0 .207 .295 .251 38.2
2021 Sinker 4.1 6 150 11.4 46 .366 .585 .510 10.9 6.5 10.0 .324 .637 .440 52.6
2021 Changeup -2.5 -4 150 11.4 50 .152 .196 .196 36.7 22.0 28.9 .153 .196 .199 28.6
2021 Curveball -1.3 -2 145 11.0 29 .172 .414 .272 34.6 34.5 26.3 .198 .392 .246 52.6
2021 Cutter -0.4 0 103 7.8 24 .200 .250 .281 10.0 8.3 9.5 .190 .346 .307 33.3
2021 Splitter -9.4 -3 33 2.5 13 .154 .154 .138 42.9 38.5 50.0 .180 .230 .177 50.0
2020 4-Seamer -0.9 -3 307 37.9 61 .255 .383 .373 19.1 16.4 13.9 .337 .548 .450 45.9
2020 Sinker -1.5 -2 134 16.6 35 .222 .333 .326 17.8 20.0 21.2 .234 .382 .346 47.6
2020 Slider 2.2 3 126 15.6 27 .320 .520 .419 28.0 33.3 21.4 .250 .417 .314 25.0
2020 Curveball 4.6 5 105 13.0 19 .294 .529 .387 19.5 10.5 5.6 .388 .586 .469 50.0
2020 Changeup 1.4 1 91 11.2 25 .200 .450 .392 42.5 28.0 21.9 .221 .302 .321 30.8
2020 Cutter 4.8 1 30 3.7 7 .333 .667 .457 33.3 28.6 33.3 .307 .346 .347 25.0
2020 Splitter 9.2 1 11 1.4 5 .500 1.250 .720 0.0 0.0 0.0 .217 .394 .338 25.0
2020 N/A -21.6 0 1 0.1 1 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 .137 .144 .130 0.0
2019 4-Seamer 1.5 12 811 36.4 206 .326 .547 .428 17.5 12.1 12.4 .293 .439 .372 36.5
2019 Sinker 1.1 4 351 15.7 100 .311 .533 .414 9.4 7.0 12.1 .322 .531 .386 47.6
2019 Slider -1.7 -5 299 13.4 72 .197 .288 .251 40.4 44.4 28.8 .207 .275 .248 41.2
2019 Changeup -0.6 -2 283 12.7 73 .200 .385 .287 27.8 23.3 23.0 .225 .371 .290 26.5
2019 Curveball -2.3 -6 268 12.0 69 .141 .266 .210 25.8 23.2 21.1 .194 .311 .248 35.4
2019 Cutter -1.5 -2 157 7.0 43 .194 .278 .349 22.7 16.3 17.9 .230 .402 .334 27.6
2019 Splitter -6.2 -2 39 1.7 15 .067 .067 .060 20.0 26.7 26.7 .134 .149 .125 9.1
2018 4-Seamer 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 -0.8 -2 313 17.1 69 .177 .226 .243 24.1 23.2 14.4 .222 .333 .287 39.1
2018 Curveball -2.7 -6 206 11.3 44 .103 .179 .158 19.5 18.2 17.0 .216 .367 .280 45.5
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 -2.9 -2 76 4.2 20 .059 .059 .150 37.8 40.0 32.0 .159 .228 .247 11.1
2018 Splitter -2.5 -1 52 2.8 6 .000 .000 .000 38.9 33.3 16.7 .181 .366 .227 75.0
2017 4-Seamer 0.5 3 641 37.1 181 .267 .385 .335 7.1 7.2 8.7 .287 .439 .352 29.5
2017 Sinker 0.8 3 416 24.1 125 .316 .509 .396 7.7 5.6 8.9 .310 .488 .364 34.5
2017 Slider -1.6 -4 235 13.6 67 .172 .276 .260 35.5 31.3 25.9 .214 .287 .281 32.4
2017 Changeup 0.0 0 164 9.5 43 .195 .366 .301 29.7 16.3 18.9 .180 .288 .222 20.6
2017 Curveball -1.1 -2 141 8.2 30 .286 .357 .310 34.7 36.7 26.8 .220 .278 .247 47.1
2017 Cutter -2.9 -3 87 5.0 19 .167 .167 .179 16.7 15.8 12.5 .262 .286 .268 33.3
2017 Splitter 1.9 0 23 1.3 9 .375 .375 .378 50.0 55.6 55.6 .111 .114 .167 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
! 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 -5 3 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 -6 14 9 8
2016 641 2,477 -26 -30 17 10 -29
2017 498 1,798 1 -25 12 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
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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 45.8 61.3 92.0 24.0 65.6 43.5 18.9 41.1 16.2 6.9 61.1
2016 2,281 49.0 60.0 87.6 23.7 70.3 44.4 18.1 41.5 17.0 7.0 64.4
2017 1,729 48.8 67.6 89.6 26.3 68.1 44.8 31.9 46.5 16.4 6.6 81.4
2018 1,830 47.7 64.0 87.7 28.5 73.3 44.1 27.5 45.5 16.9 6.4 70.1
2019 2,231 45.9 66.3 83.5 27.6 64.8 43.6 27.7 45.5 22.7 6.4 73.9
2020 809 48.5 56.6 80.2 18.5 63.6 41.7 11.7 37.0 23.4 6.6 60.4
2021 1,314 50.0 60.4 87.9 29.8 52.0 44.9 19.6 45.1 23.8 6.9 63.7
2022 558 49.1 66.5 76.2 30.9 62.1 41.5 22.5 48.4 27.8 7.6 59.5
Player 13,100 47.7 63.0 87.0 26.0 65.9 43.9 23.1 43.7 19.3 6.7 67.7
MLB 48.5 66.9 82.0 28.4 58.4 42.6 29.4 47.0 24.7 7.3 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
2015 49 66 35 26 71 33 25 58 84 48 79 72 82 83 62
2016 25 39 11 11 48 21 18 15 79 20 76 63 80 80 68
2017 40 60 27 20 55 25 26 26 89 25 86 50 84 56 51 94
2018 42 71 31 19 57 12 12 40 78 57 92 50 86 48 63 84
2019 42 45 22 22 73 39 29 38 82 35 69 82 67 56 62 93
2020 88 87 64 44 98 16 20 30 50 54 62 96 63 91 55 67
2021 14 19 16 25 14 12 17 29 95 60 64 32 58 33 44 86
2022 75 43
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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 9.6 -3 10 9 2 28.6
2017 21.5 11 14.5 -4 8 10 5 45.5
2018 22.1 8 9.3 -1 7 8 3 37.5
2019 21.2 21 13.1 8 15 15 2 9.5
2020 22.4 6 5.6 0 3 4 2 33.3
2021 22.8 8 7.3 1 4 7 2 25.0
2022 22.2 1 2.1 -1 3 3 0 0.0

Expected Home Runs by Park

Year HR
2016 7 10 17 9 11 10 8 10 9 8 13 12 5 7 8 11 10 11 4 9 14 3 8 10 8 11 12 9 5 11 15
2017 11 13 20 14 15 15 15 15 14 10 18 16 13 12 13 16 14 17 10 13 17 14 14 16 15 14 15 14 11 13 18
2018 8 9 12 7 9 9 8 14 11 9 11 9 6 8 8 11 9 9 7 10 9 9 9 9 8 12 10 6 11 7 12
2019 21 16 18 11 13 12 13 17 12 13 14 13 7 9 9 15 8 18 5 14 21 11 8 12 15 13 17 11 15 13 20
2020 6 5 7 4 7 7 0 6 6 5 8 6 3 5 5 7 6 6 3 4 6 6 6 6 5 7 5 3 5 4 9
2021 8 9 8 6 7 9 7 9 8 6 8 7 6 3 6 8 8 7 7 7 8 7 7 7 7 9 8 7 7 6 9
2022 1 2 3 1 2 4 2 2 2 1 5 1 1 2 2 3 2 2 2 1 2 2 2 2 2 2 3 1 2 1 5
! 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 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
Launch Angle 4.6 10.7 6.1 11.4 0.7 9.6 -1.8 11.3 1.7 11.3 0 7.5 -3.8 13.1 5.6
Barrel % 2.8 3 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
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
Sweet Spot % 23.9 28.9 5 29.3 0.4 29.7 0.4 31.8 2.1 42 10.2 27.5 -14.5 26.7 -0.8
xBA .263 .251 -0.012 .264 0.013 .266 0.002 .255 -0.011 .287 0.032 .234 -0.053 .218 -0.016
BA .293 .23 -0.063 .259 0.029 .27 0.011 .251 -0.019 .265 0.014 .214 -0.051 .204 -0.01
xwOBA .317 .301 -0.016 .319 0.018 .319 0 .323 0.004 .381 0.058 .294 -0.087 .278 -0.016
wOBA .346 .282 -0.064 .311 0.029 .319 0.008 .328 0.009 .368 0.04 .275 -0.093 .254 -0.021
xSLG .374 .349 -0.025 .393 0.044 .387 -0.006 .396 0.009 .451 0.055 .367 -0.084 .322 -0.045
SLG .439 .325 -0.114 .389 0.064 .395 0.006 .429 0.034 .456 0.027 .347 -0.109 .277 -0.07
K% 14.8 15.7 0.9 14 -1.7 12.3 -1.7 18.7 6.4 20.4 1.7 19.3 -1.1 21.2 1.9
BB% 9.2 9.1 -0.1 8.5 -0.6 8.6 0.1 11.5 2.9 16.6 5.1 7.6 -9 7.3 -0.3
Swing % 41.1 41.5 0.4 46.5 5 45.5 -1 45.5 0 37 -8.5 45.1 8.1 48.4 3.3
Whiff% 16.2 17 0.8 16.4 -0.6 16.9 0.5 22.7 5.8 23.4 0.7 23.8 0.4 27.8 4
In Zone % 45.8 49 3.2 48.8 -0.2 47.7 -1.1 45.9 -1.8 48.5 2.6 50 1.5 49.1 -0.9
Out of Zone % 54.2 51 -3.2 51.2 0.2 52.3 1.1 54.1 1.8 51.5 -2.6 50 -1.5 50.9 0.9
Out of Zone Swing % 24 23.7 -0.3 26.3 2.6 28.5 2.2 27.6 -0.9 18.5 -9.1 29.8 11.3 30.9 1.1
First Pitch Swing % 18.9 18.1 -0.8 31.9 13.8 27.5 -4.4 27.7 0.2 11.7 -16 19.6 7.9 22.5 2.9
First Pitch Strike % 52.8 55.1 2.3 61.2 6.1 58.8 -2.4 54.9 -3.9 48.9 -6 60.5 11.6 60.3 -0.2
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Statcast Shift Statistics

SeasonBat SidePAShifts%wOBA - No ShiftwOBA - Shift
2016 L 577 90 15.6 .282 .280
2017 L 478 30 6.3 .312 .303
2018 L 487 90 18.5 .322 .308
2019 L 578 258 44.6 .312 .335
2020 L 180 116 64.4 .378 .362
2021 L 352 251 71.3 .334 .251
2022 L 150 104 69.3 .184 .287

Pitch Tempo