Javier Báez
SS | Bats/Throws: R/R | 6' 0" 190LBS | Age: 31
Draft: 2011 | Rd: 1, #9, Chicago Cubs | Arlington Country Day (FL) HS
PA AB R H HR SB AVG OBP SLG OPS
2021 547 502 80 133 31 18 .265 .319 .494 .813
2022 590 555 64 132 17 9 .238 .278 .393 .671
2023 547 510 58 113 9 12 .222 .267 .325 .592
10 Seasons 4,392 4,105 573 1,049 175 102 .256 .298 .447 .745
AVG HR SB OPS
2021 .265 31 18 .813
2022 .238 17 9 .671
2023 .222 9 12 .592
10 Seasons .256 175 102 .745
MLB Percentile Rankings
Hits Spray Chart

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 22 311 52 5 9.6 6.3 91.7 112.4 12.3 44.2 .243 .375 .315 .283 .393 32.7 30.0 5.0
2016 23 1683 316 18 5.7 4.0 88.4 112.3 14.1 25.6 .229 .372 .316 .280 .348 32.3 24.0 3.3
2017 24 1845 333 28 8.4 5.5 87.9 113.3 10.1 28.2 .234 .423 .326 .291 .400 36.0 28.3 5.9
2018 25 2245 444 56 12.6 8.7 90.6 113.7 9.6 33.1 .262 .499 .366 .340 .449 43.3 25.9 4.5
2019 26 2002 377 48 12.7 8.6 91.1 114.1 7.7 36.3 .260 .500 .347 .332 .447 43.6 27.8 5.0
2020 27 909 149 12 8.1 5.1 89.4 116.0 10.3 24.8 .213 .380 .256 .275 .383 40.3 31.9 3.0
2021 28 2065 321 43 13.4 7.9 90.1 116.7 10.6 32.7 .237 .450 .344 .321 .460 45.2 33.6 5.1
2022 29 2092 411 33 8.0 5.6 87.9 112.1 9.6 29.7 .226 .374 .291 .281 .351 38.0 24.9 4.4
2023 30 1970 388 20 5.2 3.7 88.0 113.1 9.4 28.9 .234 .355 .261 .279 .334 39.7 22.9 4.4
Player 15122 2791 263 9.4 6.3 89.2 116.7 10.1 30.7 .240 .424 .318 .303 .398 39.8 27.1 4.6
MLB 6.9 4.7 88.4 122.4 12.2 33.1 .245 .406 .316 .315 .369 36.3 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 38.5 17.3 38.5 5.8 36.5 34.6 28.8 0.0 34.6 25.0 25.0 3.8 9.6 6.3
2016 47.5 20.3 24.1 8.2 39.9 39.9 19.3 4.7 32.9 24.7 20.6 5.7 5.7 4.0
2017 49.8 21.9 19.8 8.4 35.4 42.3 21.9 3.6 36.3 21.0 22.5 5.7 8.4 5.5
2018 47.1 22.1 23.6 7.2 37.6 35.6 26.4 3.4 36.3 18.2 21.4 6.1 12.6 8.7
2019 50.4 22.5 24.7 2.4 31.6 40.6 27.9 3.7 37.7 17.5 22.3 5.0 12.7 8.6
2020 50.3 22.8 18.1 8.7 40.3 34.9 24.8 5.4 34.9 22.1 20.1 7.4 8.1 5.1
2021 46.7 24.9 20.6 7.8 40.2 37.7 22.1 4.4 35.5 18.4 20.9 7.2 13.4 7.9
2022 50.6 22.9 20.4 6.1 39.9 34.8 25.3 2.9 40.1 21.9 20.9 4.9 8.0 5.6
2023 50.5 23.5 21.4 4.6 37.4 38.1 24.5 3.1 39.9 21.9 21.9 7.0 5.2 3.7
Player 48.9 22.5 22.2 6.4 37.5 38.0 24.3 3.7 37.0 20.6 21.5 5.9 9.4 6.3
MLB 44.6 23.5 24.9 7.0 37.0 37.6 25.3 3.9 32.9 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 %
2023 4-Seam Fastball -1.4 -8 582 29.5 132 .177 .292 .278 34.4 33.3 24.0 .212 .348 .297 56.3
2023 Slider 0.7 3 458 23.2 146 .252 .367 .296 32.5 19.9 21.0 .243 .384 .285 38.7
2023 Sinker -3.1 -9 293 14.9 81 .205 .219 .251 16.2 9.9 19.0 .240 .287 .277 35.4
2023 Changeup 0.2 0 200 10.2 56 .218 .345 .282 28.4 16.1 20.5 .254 .383 .281 30.4
2023 Curveball -0.9 -1 153 7.8 47 .234 .404 .291 42.6 29.8 25.0 .268 .435 .299 27.3
2023 Cutter -0.7 -1 124 6.3 30 .276 .379 .358 27.9 10.0 13.6 .223 .361 .262 34.6
2023 Sweeper -3.2 -3 102 5.2 38 .189 .243 .203 55.4 36.8 38.9 .172 .216 .182 34.8
2023 Split-Finger 5.3 2 41 2.1 13 .308 .538 .362 30.8 30.8 17.4 .297 .491 .333 77.8
2022 Slider -1.1 -7 599 28.6 193 .215 .376 .284 46.5 31.1 30.8 .203 .321 .242 29.9
2022 4-Seam Fastball 1.7 10 567 27.1 125 .313 .548 .394 30.5 25.6 21.3 .245 .504 .342 58.3
2022 Sinker -2.9 -7 250 12.0 75 .203 .290 .265 16.7 12.0 29.0 .189 .257 .235 26.7
2022 Changeup 0.7 2 244 11.7 72 .242 .303 .307 31.5 16.7 16.7 .258 .405 .323 38.9
2022 Curveball 3.1 5 158 7.6 47 .283 .478 .333 41.9 29.8 26.4 .311 .482 .350 37.5
2022 Cutter 0.8 1 132 6.3 31 .267 .533 .355 25.7 19.4 16.7 .276 .413 .301 44.0
2022 Sweeper -5.6 -6 112 5.4 31 .097 .129 .098 44.3 32.3 27.0 .140 .223 .157 23.8
2022 Split-Finger -3.1 -1 19 0.9 9 .143 .143 .256 60.0 33.3 33.3 .106 .106 .231 50.0
2022 Slurve 3.2 0 10 0.5 5 .250 .500 .390 42.9 20.0 14.3 .220 .529 .394 33.3
2021 4-Seam Fastball -0.8 -5 637 30.8 136 .220 .447 .322 41.3 41.9 28.4 .214 .421 .312 58.2
2021 Slider 2.3 11 491 23.8 157 .272 .497 .359 44.6 36.9 34.5 .226 .419 .286 40.4
2021 Sinker 0.8 3 326 15.8 89 .289 .421 .376 26.6 19.1 30.9 .263 .432 .357 42.4
2021 Changeup 1.9 4 232 11.2 60 .218 .436 .374 46.1 31.7 24.7 .233 .443 .332 41.7
2021 Curveball 1.6 3 185 9.0 49 .356 .667 .455 42.6 36.7 24.3 .274 .547 .379 39.3
2021 Cutter 3.0 4 145 7.0 39 .378 .757 .512 29.1 15.4 21.4 .303 .650 .415 41.9
2021 Split-Finger -7.1 -2 25 1.2 9 .000 .000 .000 63.2 66.7 54.5 .101 .108 .091 66.7
2021 Sweeper -6.8 -1 17 0.8 3 .000 .000 .000 80.0 100.0 75.0 -- -- .000 --
2021 Slurve 88.8 2 2 0.1 1 1.000 4.000 2.000 0.0 0.0 0.0 .963 3.771 1.899 100.0
2020 4-Seam Fastball -1.4 -4 264 29.0 54 .255 .431 .303 39.7 48.1 32.1 .183 .359 .249 53.8
2020 Slider -0.4 -1 252 27.7 66 .194 .403 .309 39.4 25.8 22.7 .204 .418 .289 31.1
2020 Sinker -3.2 -4 139 15.3 41 .263 .395 .350 20.5 12.2 19.2 .287 .403 .323 47.1
2020 Curveball -3.4 -3 88 9.7 33 .097 .097 .179 48.2 42.4 35.0 .169 .256 .215 29.4
2020 Cutter -2.2 -2 72 7.9 11 .200 .200 .227 42.4 36.4 36.4 .161 .180 .197 50.0
2020 Changeup -4.8 -3 65 7.2 20 .100 .300 .171 41.2 30.0 46.2 .243 .446 .291 35.7
2020 Sweeper -5.3 -1 17 1.9 6 .000 .000 .000 36.4 50.0 30.0 .037 .041 .034 33.3
2020 Split-Finger 49.8 2 4 0.4 2 1.000 2.500 1.450 25.0 0.0 0.0 .986 2.577 1.467 50.0
2020 Slurve -10.5 0 3 0.3 1 .000 .000 .000 33.3 0.0 0.0 .000 .000 .000 0.0
2019 4-Seam Fastball 0.5 4 652 32.6 144 .287 .588 .392 34.9 38.2 27.4 .259 .617 .374 61.7
2019 Slider 1.2 5 438 21.9 128 .256 .504 .329 40.5 25.8 27.0 .260 .501 .324 34.8
2019 Sinker -0.7 -2 332 16.6 98 .228 .467 .335 22.2 19.4 30.2 .251 .424 .310 41.1
2019 Curveball 4.4 10 230 11.5 82 .378 .671 .445 37.8 26.8 25.6 .309 .576 .368 43.3
2019 Changeup 0.7 1 178 8.9 51 .289 .556 .386 40.9 25.5 22.4 .272 .445 .330 55.9
2019 Cutter -1.8 -2 117 5.8 33 .300 .333 .320 30.2 12.1 17.4 .236 .268 .265 15.4
2019 Sweeper -10.9 -2 20 1.0 8 .000 .000 .000 69.2 62.5 83.3 .051 .054 .048 0.0
2019 Split-Finger -2.5 0 16 0.8 7 .167 .167 .229 25.0 28.6 20.0 .145 .226 .238 25.0
2019 Slurve 33.7 1 2 0.1 1 1.000 2.000 1.250 0.0 0.0 -- .507 1.127 .681 100.0
2018 4-Seam Fastball 1.3 8 630 28.1 157 .291 .649 .409 30.5 24.8 23.9 .284 .602 .389 48.2
2018 Slider -0.1 -1 567 25.3 154 .260 .527 .348 42.8 33.8 28.9 .201 .414 .272 38.8
2018 Sinker 1.3 6 421 18.8 114 .383 .542 .458 15.8 12.3 15.6 .323 .527 .384 47.9
2018 Curveball 4.8 12 260 11.6 104 .327 .653 .446 37.3 27.9 29.6 .274 .537 .365 40.5
2018 Changeup 1.8 3 172 7.7 58 .245 .453 .327 35.9 24.1 25.5 .273 .449 .345 30.8
2018 Cutter -3.1 -4 141 6.3 34 .129 .258 .223 42.5 32.4 33.3 .286 .467 .346 57.1
2018 Split-Finger -6.7 -2 27 1.2 8 .000 .000 .000 50.0 62.5 35.7 .010 .010 .012 0.0
2018 Sweeper -4.0 0 10 0.4 4 .250 .250 .225 42.9 50.0 33.3 .051 .063 .054 50.0
2017 4-Seam Fastball 1.3 7 573 31.1 143 .291 .597 .401 31.4 29.4 23.1 .263 .560 .362 47.9
2017 Slider 0.8 3 404 21.9 107 .267 .515 .382 41.3 28.0 24.2 .216 .388 .276 30.1
2017 Sinker 0.3 1 339 18.4 93 .382 .472 .393 21.8 12.9 18.8 .288 .394 .302 35.4
2017 Curveball -0.7 -1 218 11.8 69 .191 .397 .254 46.6 43.5 36.6 .199 .372 .246 31.6
2017 Changeup -0.2 0 176 9.5 44 .262 .381 .288 42.5 29.5 30.2 .218 .294 .232 26.7
2017 Cutter -2.7 -2 81 4.4 22 .100 .250 .171 52.6 40.9 36.0 .168 .482 .284 33.3
2017 Split-Finger -2.8 -1 31 1.7 8 .125 .125 .113 44.4 62.5 31.3 .089 .124 .092 0.0
2017 Knuckleball -0.4 0 10 0.5 3 .333 .667 .417 28.6 33.3 50.0 .015 .035 .021 0.0
2017 Sweeper -10.4 -1 6 0.3 2 .000 .000 .000 50.0 100.0 66.7 -- -- .000 --
! Note: Years are in reverse order.
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Swing/Take

Runs
Year Team PA Pitches Heart Shadow Chase Waste All
2014 227 936 -2 -12 -2 2 -14
2015 94 355 -1 -3 0 2 -2
2016 518 1,933 -2 -11 -2 6 -10
2017 519 1,953 5 0 -4 4 5
2018 640 2,253 23 -8 -2 10 23
2019 552 1,985 9 -4 4 5 14
2020 243 946 -5 -14 -1 3 -18
2021 545 2,065 11 -6 -1 15 19
2022 589 2,092 -2 -3 1 2 -3
2023 544 1,958 -4 -18 -1 6 -17
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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 311 43.4 72.6 78.6 35.8 44.4 35.4 30.0 51.8 32.9 5.8 83.3
2016 1,683 43.0 68.0 78.9 41.7 59.3 40.5 28.0 53.0 28.4 7.4 75.0
2017 1,845 44.5 73.3 75.0 42.9 47.3 42.4 34.5 56.5 36.2 5.3 89.7
2018 2,245 42.6 77.3 78.1 43.5 49.7 38.8 48.6 57.9 33.8 5.1 85.1
2019 2,002 41.9 73.5 75.0 42.6 50.4 40.3 47.5 55.5 35.5 5.9 76.3
2020 909 42.0 73.3 70.0 38.7 50.0 39.4 39.1 53.2 37.8 7.6 79.7
2021 2,065 39.5 75.8 70.6 44.6 46.5 40.2 41.6 56.9 40.5 5.0 85.6
2022 2,092 40.8 67.9 77.7 47.5 50.9 39.8 41.1 55.8 35.8 6.6 69.6
2023 1,970 44.3 68.2 78.3 44.0 53.5 39.6 38.6 54.8 32.6 6.3 65.0
Player 15,122 42.3 72.2 75.8 43.5 50.7 40.0 40.3 55.6 35.0 6.0 77.6
MLB 48.6 67.0 82.0 28.5 58.0 42.6 29.6 47.1 24.8 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 Arm
Strength
2015 90 83
2016 9 10 21 35 3 35 40 38 87 27 23 3 18 1 92 99
2017 12 15 45 59 4 60 66 47 92 53 10 17 2 1 85 96
2018 67 67 90 90 25 96 91 79 92 81 17 7 4 1 89 92
2019 51 54 79 82 12 87 88 83 93 76 13 11 3 2 86 100
2020 7 12 27 47 2 61 51 61 99 55 7 2 4 6 75 100 80
2021 40 25 63 74 11 77 85 67 98 74 3 6 1 1 86 80 85
2022 12 20 35 47 3 67 52 31 82 38 26 8 4 1 67 73 75
2023 7 21 12 14 4 26 19 23 85 42 42 3 12 1 71 95 69
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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 24.3 16 16.8 -1 8 13 6 37.5
2017 24.8 25 24.0 1 13 12 15 60.0
2018 24.7 34 33.3 1 9 24 16 47.1
2019 25.2 29 26.6 2 6 19 12 41.4
2020 25.0 8 7.3 1 2 1 6 75.0
2021 25.9 31 29.1 2 6 20 14 45.2
2022 25.4 17 21.3 -4 12 20 7 41.2
2023 25.3 9 9.6 -1 2 9 3 33.3
Player 25.1 169 168.0 1 58 118 79 46.7

Expected Home Runs by Park

Year HR