Jayson Werth
RF | Bats/Throws: R/R | 6' 5" 235LBS | Age: 44
Draft: 1997 | Rd: 1, #22, Baltimore Orioles | Glenwood HS (Chatham, IL)
PA AB R H HR SB AVG OBP SLG OPS
2015 378 331 51 73 12 0 .221 .302 .384 .686
2016 606 525 84 128 21 5 .244 .335 .417 .752
2017 289 252 35 57 10 4 .226 .322 .393 .715
15 Seasons 6,366 5,484 883 1,465 229 132 .267 .360 .455 .815
AVG HR SB OPS
2015 .221 12 0 .686
2016 .244 21 5 .752
2017 .226 10 4 .715
15 Seasons .267 229 132 .815
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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 36 1571 253 20 7.9 5.3 90.0 112.7 15.3 35.2 .246 .428 .300 .331 .384 40.7 22.2 10.1
2016 37 2785 392 29 7.4 4.8 91.4 114.7 15.0 31.9 .247 .422 .327 .337 .389 44.6 22.9 11.7
2017 38 1302 184 15 8.2 5.2 88.1 112.1 14.2 33.2 .237 .427 .311 .329 .384 40.7 23.9 12.1
Player 5658 829 64 7.7 5.0 90.2 114.7 14.9 33.2 .245 .425 .316 .333 .386 42.6 22.9 11.3
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 35.6 23.3 31.2 9.9 33.6 33.6 32.8 2.4 26.9 30.4 22.9 8.7 7.9 5.3
2016 41.3 26.5 25.3 6.9 41.1 35.7 23.2 1.3 30.6 28.1 23.5 6.4 7.4 4.8
2017 40.2 22.8 25.5 11.4 39.7 37.0 23.4 3.8 28.8 28.3 23.9 6.0 8.2 5.2
Player 39.3 24.7 27.1 8.8 38.5 35.3 26.2 2.2 29.1 28.8 23.4 7.0 7.7 5.0
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 %
2017 4-Seam Fastball 0.4 2 515 39.6 103 .291 .512 .410 11.8 13.6 10.4 .303 .616 .434 52.8
2017 Sinker 0.9 2 236 18.1 52 .279 .465 .385 8.3 13.5 12.3 .295 .545 .413 47.2
2017 Slider -0.5 -1 199 15.3 39 .162 .351 .240 35.8 41.0 19.3 .211 .378 .271 28.6
2017 Curveball -3.3 -4 108 8.3 32 .167 .200 .173 44.2 43.8 34.1 .160 .207 .173 23.5
2017 Changeup -3.1 -3 103 7.9 30 .185 .259 .243 38.1 30.0 20.5 .134 .162 .187 27.8
2017 Cutter -0.8 -1 81 6.2 18 .176 .353 .250 19.4 16.7 11.5 .158 .231 .196 14.3
2017 Split-Finger -1.8 0 25 1.9 6 .200 .600 .383 54.5 66.7 33.3 .175 .229 .262 100.0
2017 Knuckleball -3.0 -1 23 1.8 6 .000 .000 .117 40.0 33.3 16.7 .154 .165 .234 33.3
! Note: Years are in reverse order.
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Swing/Take

Runs
Year Team PA Pitches Heart Shadow Chase Waste All
2008 534 2,410 -1 -8 21 6 18
2009 714 3,259 -9 3 21 14 29
2010 675 2,972 -3 -9 26 16 30
2011 640 2,801 -19 -9 13 11 -5
2012 366 1,628 -8 0 13 4 8
2013 529 2,245 12 -1 16 9 35
2014 646 2,751 -6 2 24 14 35
2015 377 1,570 -6 -20 15 5 -5
2016 629 2,889 -11 -13 19 11 7
2017 308 1,400 -12 -9 8 5 -8
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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 1,571 51.8 51.3 82.7 23.4 59.3 42.7 17.2 37.9 24.2 7.7 62.0
2016 2,785 51.7 52.7 83.7 22.5 67.7 45.6 12.4 38.1 20.9 8.0 66.8
2017 1,302 50.0 56.6 85.6 20.4 56.8 43.3 13.5 38.6 21.9 8.1 68.6
Player 5,658 51.3 53.2 83.9 22.3 62.9 44.3 14.1 38.2 22.0 7.9 65.9
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 65 36 67 72 58 52 72 76 91 78 26 80 32 86 32
2016 63 33 50 53 74 61 57 90 96 89 27 88 57 87 31 9
2017 87 25
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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 24.5 22 23.2 -1 11 11 15 68.2
2017 23.2 10 12.4 -2 6 14 3 30.0
Player 24.1 32 35.6 -4 17 25 18 56.3

Expected Home Runs by Park

Year HR
2016 22 23 24 26 23 22 25 24 23 19 24 28 20 21 23 23 19 20 23 25 20 19 28 27 23 22 23 31 23 24 21
2017 10 12 15 8 15 13 17 11 9 8 13 18 13 14 10 12 6 8 12 13 11 14 18 15 10 9 12 18 16 16 7
Player 32 35 39 34 38 35 42 35 32 27 37 46 33 35 33 35 25 28 35 38 31 33 46 42 33 31 35 49 39 40 28
! 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 +/-  
Exit Velocity 90.0 91.4 1.4 88.1 -3.3
Launch Angle 15.3 15.0 -0.3 14.2 -0.8
Barrel % 7.9 7.4 -0.5 8.2 0.8
Hard Hit % 40.7 44.6 3.9 40.7 -3.9
Sweet Spot % 35.2 31.9 -3.3 33.2 1.3
xBA .246 .247 0.001 .237 -0.010
BA .221 .244 0.023 .226 -0.018
xwOBA .331 .337 0.006 .329 -0.008
wOBA .300 .327 0.027 .311 -0.016
xSLG .428 .422 -0.006 .427 0.005
SLG .384 .417 0.033 .393 -0.024
K% 22.2 22.9 0.7 23.9 1.0
BB% 10.1 11.7 1.6 12.1 0.4
Swing % 37.9 38.1 0.2 38.6 0.5
Whiff% 24.2 20.9 -3.3 21.9 1.0
In Zone % 51.8 51.7 -0.1 50.0 -1.7
Out of Zone % 48.2 48.3 0.1 50.0 1.7
Out of Zone Swing % 23.4 22.5 -0.9 20.4 -2.1
First Pitch Swing % 17.2 12.4 -4.8 13.5 1.1
First Pitch Strike % 57.7 56.8 -0.9 61.1 4.3
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Statcast Fielder Positioning

wOBA
SeasonAlignment TypeBat SidePAShifts/Shades%No Shift/ShadeShift/Shade
2016 Shifts R 583 8 1.4 .317 .259
2017 Shifts R 286 8 2.8 .320 .087
! Note: Shifts are through the 2022 season, Shaded starting from the 2023 season, Shift: three or more infielders are on the same side of second base, Shade: positioned outside of their typical responsible slices of the field.
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Pitch Tempo

Bases EmptyRunners On Base
SeasonTeamPitchesTempoFast %Slow %PitchesTempoFast %Slow %
2010 840 16.0 38.3% 2.4% 651 21.1 3.2% 10.3%
2011 897 15.7 41.5% 1.0% 535 22.0 1.3% 10.5%
2012 523 16.1 38.6% 2.3% 269 23.0 1.5% 10.8%
2013 667 16.4 33.6% 0.1% 477 23.3 1.5% 12.4%
2014 806 17.5 25.1% 2.6% 596 23.6 0.7% 12.1%
2015 531 18.1 28.2% 7.0% 334 24.3 8.7% 24.0%
2016 979 17.8 28.3% 3.9% 490 25.2 5.9% 26.5%
2017 426 17.1 29.6% 1.9% 246 23.0 2.4% 11.8%
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