Ji Hwan Bae
2B | Bats/Throws: L/R | 5' 11" 185LBS | Age: 24
PA AB R H HR SB AVG OBP SLG OPS
2022 37 33 5 11 0 3 .333 .405 .424 .829
2023 371 334 54 77 2 24 .231 .296 .311 .607
2 Seasons 408 367 59 88 2 27 .240 .306 .322 .628
AVG HR SB OPS
2022 .333 0 3 .829
2023 .231 2 24 .607
2 Seasons .240 2 27 .628
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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%
2022 22 120 27 0 0.0 0.0 83.2 108.0 4.4 25.9 .244 .270 .370 .280 .279 22.2 16.2 5.4
2023 23 1506 247 5 2.0 1.3 88.1 110.2 1.1 24.3 .222 .293 .272 .264 .307 36.8 24.8 8.1
Player 1626 274 5 1.8 1.2 87.6 110.2 1.4 24.5 .224 .291 .281 .266 .304 35.4 24.0 7.8
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
2022 59.3 11.1 22.2 7.4 29.6 25.9 44.4 18.5 44.4 14.8 22.2 0.0 0.0 0.0
2023 61.5 12.1 22.3 4.0 25.1 39.3 35.6 7.7 48.2 14.6 22.3 4.5 2.0 1.3
Player 61.3 12.0 22.3 4.4 25.5 38.0 36.5 8.8 47.8 14.6 22.3 4.0 1.8 1.2
MLB 44.6 23.5 24.9 7.0 37.0 37.6 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 %
2023 4-Seamer -0.3 -2 565 37.5 124 .272 .359 .349 20.9 19.4 16.8 .252 .334 .322 45.7
2023 Sinker -2.6 -6 237 15.7 48 .213 .255 .235 12.6 20.8 14.9 .207 .243 .209 32.4
2023 Slider 0.4 1 177 11.8 46 .244 .366 .286 34.9 28.3 18.3 .220 .291 .254 46.7
2023 Curveball -1.9 -3 162 10.8 34 .152 .152 .141 36.4 41.2 28.0 .165 .243 .174 30.0
2023 Cutter 0.2 0 144 9.6 41 .270 .351 .335 20.3 26.8 26.2 .205 .283 .257 30.8
2023 Changeup -0.2 0 134 8.9 45 .214 .405 .310 24.7 15.6 15.9 .259 .368 .298 31.4
2023 Sweeper -0.2 0 53 3.5 21 .150 .150 .195 53.3 47.6 32.3 .176 .202 .224 20.0
2023 Splitter -2.9 -1 25 1.7 8 .125 .125 .113 36.4 37.5 33.3 .186 .223 .176 20.0
2023 Slurve 0.0 0 1 0.1 -- -- -- 0.0 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
2022 4-Seamer -0.3 0 58 48.3 19 .353 .412 .376 18.8 10.5 20.0 .231 .253 .267 26.7
2022 Sinker 6.3 1 19 15.8 7 .500 .500 .486 12.5 28.6 33.3 .263 .284 .309 50.0
2022 Curveball 3.7 1 14 11.7 4 .000 .000 .400 20.0 25.0 33.3 .118 .138 .263 0.0
2022 Cutter -5.5 -1 12 10.0 3 .000 .000 .000 14.3 33.3 33.3 .160 .162 .147 0.0
2022 Slider 0.1 0 9 7.5 2 .500 1.000 .625 0.0 0.0 0.0 .388 .488 .380 0.0
2022 Changeup 16.0 1 8 6.7 2 .500 1.000 .625 50.0 0.0 0.0 .464 .507 .431 0.0
! Note: Years are in reverse order.
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Swing/Take

Runs
Year Team PA Pitches Heart Shadow Chase Waste All
2022 37 120 -1 -1 3 1 2
2023 371 1,506 -9 -15 8 6 -11
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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 %
2022 120 52.5 76.2 70.8 19.3 100.0 40.0 45.9 49.2 18.6 9.2 90.9
2023 1,506 49.0 67.2 80.2 28.8 56.6 42.0 38.3 47.6 24.3 7.7 75.0
Player 1,626 49.3 67.9 79.4 28.1 58.6 41.9 39.0 47.7 23.8 7.8 76.4
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
2022 40 90
2023 1 10 1 1 9 1 2 25 60 25 32 44 55 43 97 54 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 %
2023 21.5 2 2.5 -1 1 3 1 50.0
Player 21.5 2 2.5 -1 1 3 1 50.0

Expected Home Runs by Park

Year HR
2023 2 1 2 4 3 2 3 1 2 2 2 3 2 2 2 4 3 2 3 3 2 2 3 3 2 2 3 3 4 3 2
Player 2 1 2 4 3 2 3 1 2 2 2 3 2 2 2 4 3 2 3 3 2 2 3 3 2 2 3 3 4 3 2
! 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 2022 2023 +/-  
Exit Velocity 83.2 88.1 4.9
Launch Angle 4.4 1.1 -3.3
Barrel % 0.0 2.0 2.0
Hard Hit % 22.2 36.8 14.6
Sweet Spot % 25.9 24.3 -1.6
xBA .244 .222 -0.022
BA .333 .231 -0.102
xwOBA .280 .264 -0.016
wOBA .370 .272 -0.098
xSLG .270 .293 0.023
SLG .424 .311 -0.113
K% 16.2 24.8 8.6
BB% 5.4 8.1 2.7
Swing % 49.2 47.6 -1.6
Whiff% 18.6 24.3 5.7
In Zone % 52.5 49.0 -3.5
Out of Zone % 47.5 51.0 3.5
Out of Zone Swing % 19.3 28.8 9.5
First Pitch Swing % 45.9 38.3 -7.6
First Pitch Strike % 73.0 66.3 -6.7
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Statcast Fielder Positioning

wOBA
SeasonAlignment TypeBat SidePAShifts/Shades%No Shift/ShadeShift/Shade
2022 Shifts L 37 2 5.4 .391 .000
2023 Shades L 371 39 10.5 .281 .198
! 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 %
2022 33 15.3 48.5% 0.0% 19 22.4 0.0% 0.0%
2023 455 15.6 40.9% 0.4% 214 19.1 3.7% 0.5%
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