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Javier Baez
Popularity: ↓ 10%
SS | B/T: R/R | 6' 0" 190LBS | Age: 28

Draft: 2011 | Rd: 1, #9, Chicago Cubs | Arlington Country Day (FL) HS
Poor Avg Great

Stats

PA AB R H HR RBI SB AVG OBP SLG OPS
2020 235 222 27 45 8 24 3 .203 .238 .360 .599
7 Seasons 2708 2538 371 671 118 378 63 .264 .304 .473 .777
AVG HR RBI SB OPS
2020 .203 8 24 3 .599
7 Seasons .264 118 378 63 .777

Statcast Batting Statistics

Season Pitches Batted Balls Barrels Barrel % Exit Velocity Launch Angle Sweet Spot % XBA XSLG WOBA XWOBA XWOBACON Hard Hit % K % BB %
2015 311 52 5 9.6 91.7 12.4 44.2 .254 .389 .315 .294 .409 32.7 30.0 5.0
2016 1683 316 18 5.7 88.2 14 25.6 .240 .387 .316 .294 .370 32.0 24.0 3.3
2017 1845 333 27 8.1 87.9 10.2 27.9 .241 .432 .326 .299 .415 36.1 28.3 5.9
2018 2245 444 56 12.6 90.6 9.6 33.1 .272 .508 .366 .348 .461 43.3 25.9 4.5
2019 2002 377 48 12.7 91.1 7.8 36.3 .269 .510 .347 .339 .457 43.6 27.8 5.0
2020 909 149 12 8.1 89.4 10.3 24.8 .215 .378 .252 .265 .369 40.3 31.9 3.0
ALL 8995 1671 166 9.9 89.7 10.2 31.0 .253 .455 .332 .317 .425 39.2 27.2 4.6
MLB 43640 6.4 88.3 11.9 32.8 .250 .414 .317 .321 .376 34.9 21.8 8.3




Fastball: 4 Seam, 2 Seam, Cutter, Sinker. Offspeed: Split, Change, Fork, Screw. Breaking: Slider, Curve, Knuckle, Other
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Pitch Tracking

Year Pitch Type # % PA AB H 1B 2B 3B HR SO BBE BA XBA SLG XSLG WOBA XWOBA EV LA Whiff% PutAway%
2020 Fastballs 463 50.9 105 98 25 18 3 1 3 34 66 .255 .224 .398 .361 .287 .267 91.6 4 33.5 29.3
2020 Breaking 377 41.5 108 102 16 8 5 0 3 35 67 .157 .186 .294 .342 .214 .241 85.8 15 42.7 26.7
2020 Offspeed 69 7.6 22 22 4 1 1 0 2 6 16 .182 .315 .500 .627 .271 .379 89.1 9 40.5 40.0
2019 Fastballs 1098 55.3 273 256 69 38 14 1 16 78 178 .270 .260 .520 .515 .346 .343 92.3 4 30.8 27.3
2019 Breaking 691 34.8 221 218 64 33 17 3 11 60 158 .294 .284 .550 .531 .350 .343 89.3 11 40.3 27.9
2019 Offspeed 196 9.9 58 51 14 6 6 0 2 15 38 .275 .272 .510 .435 .342 .328 92.7 9 40.2 22.1
! Note: Years are in reverse order.
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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 %
2020 Splitter 50.0 2 4 0.4 2 1.000 2.500 1.450 25.0 0.0 0.0 .914 2.317 1.244 50.0
2020 Cutter -3.1 -2 60 6.6 10 .222 .222 .250 36.7 30.0 33.3 .185 .204 .226 50.0
2020 Changeup -4.2 -3 65 7.2 20 .100 .300 .171 42.4 30.0 46.2 .252 .449 .288 35.7
2020 Curveball -2.6 -2 96 10.6 36 .147 .265 .254 46.8 38.9 31.1 .194 .348 .245 35.0
2020 Sinker -3.2 -5 145 16.0 41 .243 .378 .345 19.7 12.2 20.8 .294 .422 .332 51.5
2020 4-Seamer -1.3 -3 258 28.4 54 .269 .442 .306 40.2 48.1 31.3 .182 .346 .227 48.1
2020 Slider -1.1 -3 281 30.9 72 .162 .309 .242 40.9 29.2 24.4 .181 .339 .239 29.8
2019 Splitter -2.7 0 15 0.7 7 .167 .167 .229 25.0 28.6 20.0 .139 .224 .229 25.0
2019 Cutter -0.6 -1 114 5.7 31 .321 .357 .340 31.7 12.9 18.2 .229 .271 .267 12.5
2019 Changeup 1.0 2 181 9.0 51 .289 .556 .386 41.3 25.5 22.4 .289 .463 .342 55.9
2019 Curveball 4.7 11 228 11.4 81 .383 .679 .451 37.7 25.9 24.4 .324 .603 .385 43.3
2019 Sinker -0.5 -2 329 16.4 98 .239 .511 .346 21.5 18.4 28.6 .272 .480 .338 41.9
2019 Slider 0.9 4 462 23.1 139 .243 .478 .314 41.6 27.3 29.7 .261 .492 .321 34.7
2019 4-Seamer 0.4 3 655 32.7 144 .279 .559 .378 35.4 38.9 27.9 .257 .589 .364 61.3
2018 Splitter -6.6 -2 25 1.1 7 .000 .000 .000 44.4 57.1 30.8 .011 .011 .010 0.0
2018 Cutter -3.0 -4 141 6.3 34 .129 .258 .223 42.5 32.4 32.4 .298 .480 .360 57.1
2018 Changeup 2.8 5 178 7.9 62 .263 .526 .365 35.8 24.2 25.4 .291 .508 .373 33.3
2018 Curveball 3.3 8 254 11.3 100 .309 .577 .398 38.3 29.0 30.5 .268 .477 .325 38.6
2018 Sinker 1.5 6 400 17.8 111 .394 .558 .467 13.5 9.0 12.7 .353 .563 .410 47.4
2018 Slider 0.0 0 578 25.7 159 .265 .542 .355 42.9 34.0 29.2 .210 .437 .287 39.6
2018 4-Seamer 1.1 7 652 29.0 160 .285 .636 .398 31.5 26.9 24.7 .283 .599 .388 48.6
2018 N/A 0.0 0 1 0.0
2017 Knuckleball -0.3 0 10 0.5 3 .333 .667 .417 28.6 33.3 50.0 .016 .038 .021 0.0
2017 Splitter -3.5 -1 29 1.6 8 .125 .125 .113 47.1 62.5 33.3 .081 .109 .081 0.0
2017 Cutter -2.9 -2 78 4.2 21 .100 .250 .145 52.6 42.9 39.1 .190 .507 .286 33.3
2017 Changeup 0.0 0 177 9.6 44 .262 .381 .288 42.9 29.5 30.2 .225 .301 .240 26.7
2017 Curveball -1.3 -3 227 12.3 71 .171 .357 .229 47.5 43.7 35.6 .189 .357 .237 28.2
2017 Sinker 0.4 1 325 17.6 91 .391 .483 .402 20.8 12.1 18.3 .298 .387 .311 33.3
2017 Slider -0.5 -2 377 20.4 99 .272 .500 .370 42.0 29.3 26.1 .225 .396 .284 32.3
2017 4-Seamer 1.3 8 587 31.8 145 .287 .588 .396 32.1 29.7 23.1 .273 .588 .376 49.5
2017 N/A 0.0 0 2 0.1
! Note: Years are in reverse order.
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Swing/Take

Runs
Year Team PA Pitches Heart Shadow Chase Waste All
2016 492 1832 -2 -11 -5 4 -14
2017 518 1946 4 -1 -3 3 3
2018 635 2244 23 -7 -1 6 21
2019 552 1978 9 -4 6 5 17
2020 239 939 -6 -13 -1 2 -18
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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 71.1 80.2 35.2 45.2 35.4 27.5 50.8 33.5 5.8 83.3
2016 1683 43.0 66.9 80.2 41.0 60.2 40.5 26.7 52.2 28.8 7.4 73.4
2017 1845 44.6 72.8 75.4 42.7 47.5 42.5 33.5 56.2 36.5 5.2 88.5
2018 2245 42.7 77.3 78.2 43.1 49.9 38.8 48.2 57.7 33.9 5.2 85.2
2019 2002 42.0 73.1 75.2 42.3 50.9 40.2 46.5 55.2 35.7 6.0 75.6
2020 909 42.0 73.0 70.6 38.3 50.0 39.1 39.1 52.9 38.0 7.7 78.6
ALL 8995 42.9 72.9 76.6 41.7 51.4 40.1 39.4 55.1 34.3 6.1 80.1
MLB 48.4 66.1 82.8 28.2 59.4 42.6 28.3 46.6 24.5 7.2 75.1

Batted Ball Profile

Season GB % FB % LD % PU % Pull % Straight % Oppo % Weak % Topped % Under % Flare/Burner % Solid % Barrel %
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
2016 47.5 20.3 24.1 8.2 39.9 40.8 19.3 3.5 32.9 24.7 20.3 5.7 5.7
2017 49.8 21.9 19.8 8.4 35.4 42.0 22.5 3.3 35.4 21.0 22.2 5.7 8.1
2018 47.1 22.1 23.6 7.2 37.8 35.6 26.6 2.5 36.5 18.2 21.6 6.1 12.6
2019 50.4 22.5 24.7 2.4 31.6 40.6 27.9 3.7 37.7 17.8 22.3 5.0 12.7
2020 50.3 18.8 22.1 8.7 40.3 34.9 24.8 5.4 34.9 22.1 20.1 7.4 8.1
ALL 48.5 21.4 23.5 6.6 36.5 38.9 24.6 3.3 35.7 20.5 21.6 5.7 9.9
MLB 45.3 22.0 25.7 7.1 36.6 38.0 25.5 3.2 33.6 24.3 24.6 5.6 6.4

Percentile Rankings

Year xwOBA xBA xSLG xISO xOBP Brl Brl% EV HardHit% K% BB% Whiff% Speed OAA
2015 84
2016 10 20 23 36 7 35 40 35 25 23 3 18 92
2017 11 20 45 58 5 57 65 47 53 10 17 2 85 89
2018 69 76 89 90 28 96 91 79 81 17 7 4 89 62
2019 53 62 81 82 16 88 88 83 76 13 11 3 86 100
2020 7 12 26 43 2 61 51 61 55 7 2 4 75 94
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Expected Home Runs

Year Team Avg HR Trot Actual HR xHR HR-xHR Doubters Mostly Gone No Doubters No Doubter %
2019 25.2 29 26.1 2.9 7 16 13 44.8
2020 25 8 7.0 1.0 2 1 6 75.0

Expected Home Runs by Park

Year HR
2019 29 29 29 23 31 24 28 30 27 22 30 30 18 27 25 30 23 24 19 29 18 27 28 25 23 31 25 27 26 23 32
2020 8 8 8 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 8 7 7 6 7 7 6 7 7 7 6 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 8
! Note: This tells how many of this player's home runs would have been out of other stadiums. This accounts for different wall heights and distances, but does not attempt to adjust for 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 +/-  
Exit Velocity 91.7 88.2 -3.5 87.9 -0.3 90.6 2.7 91.1 0.5 89.4 -1.7
Launch Angle 12.4 14 1.6 10.2 -3.8 9.6 -0.6 7.8 -1.8 10.3 2.5
Barrel % 9.6 5.7 -3.9 8.1 2.4 12.6 4.5 12.7 0.1 8.1 -4.6
Hard Hit % 32.7 32 -0.7 36.1 4.1 43.3 7.2 43.6 0.3 40.3 -3.3
Sweet Spot % 44.2 25.6 -18.6 27.9 2.3 33.1 5.2 36.3 3.2 24.8 -11.5
xBA .254 .24 -0.014 .241 0.001 .272 0.031 .269 -0.003 .215 -0.054
BA .289 .273 -0.016 .273 0 .29 0.017 .281 -0.009 .203 -0.078
xwOBA .294 .294 0 .299 0.005 .348 0.049 .339 -0.009 .265 -0.074
wOBA .315 .316 0.001 .326 0.01 .366 0.04 .347 -0.019 .252 -0.095
xSLG .389 .387 -0.002 .432 0.045 .508 0.076 .51 0.002 .378 -0.132
SLG .408 .423 0.015 .48 0.057 .554 0.074 .531 -0.023 .36 -0.171
K% 30 24 -6 28.3 4.3 25.9 -2.4 27.8 1.9 31.9 4.1
BB% 5 3.3 -1.7 5.9 2.6 4.5 -1.4 5 0.5 3 -2
Swing % 50.8 52.2 1.4 56.2 4 57.7 1.5 55.2 -2.5 52.9 -2.3
Whiff% 33.5 28.8 -4.7 36.5 7.7 33.9 -2.6 35.7 1.8 38 2.3
In Zone Swing % 43.4 43 -0.4 44.6 1.6 42.7 -1.9 42 -0.7 42 0
Out of Zone Swing % 56.6 57 0.4 55.4 -1.6 57.3 1.9 58 0.7 58 0
First Pitch Swing % 27.5 26.7 -0.8 33.5 6.8 48.2 14.7 46.5 -1.7 39.1 -7.4
First Pitch Strike % 68.8 60.7 -8.1 61 0.3 66.5 5.5 65.8 -0.7 62.6 -3.2
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Statcast Shift Statistics

SeasonBat SidePAShifts%wOBA - No ShiftwOBA - Shift
2016 R 434 98 22.6 .311 .329
2017 R 490 55 11.2 .320 .373
2018 R 635 50 7.9 .367 .345
2019 L 1 1 100.0 .000
2019 R 552 50 9.1 .348 .344
2020 L 1 1 100.0 1.217
2020 R 234 38 16.2 .248 .248

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