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Ji-Man Choi
1B | B/T: L/R | 6' 1" 260LBS | Age: 30

Poor Avg Great

Stats

PA AB R H HR RBI SB AVG OBP SLG OPS
2021 305 258 36 59 11 45 0 .229 .348 .411 .758
6 Seasons 1305 1107 142 267 50 173 6 .241 .346 .442 .787
AVG HR RBI SB OPS
2021 .229 11 45 0 .758
6 Seasons .241 50 173 6 .787

Statcast Batting Statistics

Season Age Pitches Batted Balls Barrels Barrel % Exit Velocity Max EV Launch Angle Sweet Spot % XBA XSLG WOBA XWOBA XWOBACON HardHit% K% BB%
2016 25 528 86 4 4.7 89.7 109.5 10.5 24.4 .186 .327 .267 .271 .283 40.7 20.9 12.4
2017 26 80 11 2 18.2 93.6 111.9 6.5 27.3 .246 .633 .414 .388 .509 45.5 27.8 11.1
2018 27 917 137 16 11.7 90.3 109.4 13.8 35.8 .236 .458 .367 .349 .418 43.1 24.9 11.8
2019 28 2020 309 35 11.3 91.2 110.1 12.8 37.9 .260 .492 .348 .365 .420 42.7 22.2 13.1
2020 29 595 89 3 3.4 89 109.9 15.7 30.3 .190 .298 .316 .272 .296 39.3 24.8 13.8
2021 30 1279 171 16 9.4 91.2 112.9 14.8 39.2 .236 .419 .334 .342 .419 46.8 28.5 14.8
5419 803 76 9.5 90.7 112.9 13.4 35.4 .235 .433 .337 .338 .393 43.1 24.4 13.3
6.6 88.3 122.2 12 32.9 .242 .402 .317 .312 .363 35.6 22 8.4




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%
2021 Fastballs 758 59.3 178 147 36 21 7 0 8 40 107 .245 .260 .456 .453 .363 .371 92.7 13 25.4 19.0
2021 Breaking 328 25.6 77 68 15 10 4 0 1 27 41 .221 .208 .324 .354 .286 .292 86.9 17 36.8 24.3
2021 Offspeed 193 15.1 50 43 8 3 3 0 2 20 23 .186 .196 .395 .403 .304 .314 90.7 14 50.0 30.3
2020 Fastballs 314 52.8 85 71 15 6 8 0 1 25 48 .211 .167 .366 .275 .301 .260 89.2 23 28.8 24.8
2020 Breaking 151 25.4 26 21 6 1 4 0 1 5 17 .286 .222 .619 .319 .408 .317 90.9 15 29.5 11.6
2020 Offspeed 130 21.8 32 30 7 5 1 0 1 6 24 .233 .222 .367 .336 .282 .268 87.1 2 40.0 17.6
! Note: Years are in reverse order.
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Batted Ball Profile

Season GB % FB % LD % PU % Pull % Straight % Oppo % Weak % Topped % Under % Flare/Burner % Solid % Barrel %
2016 50 18.6 22.1 9.3 32.6 39.5 27.9 3.5 41.9 20.9 15.1 7 4.7
2017 63.6 18.2 18.2 0 45.5 27.3 27.3 0 45.5 18.2 18.2 0 18.2
2018 43.8 22.6 24.8 8.8 38 35 27 2.2 33.6 22.6 24.1 5.8 11.7
2019 41.4 26.9 27.8 3.9 33.3 42.7 23.9 2.9 31.4 23 24.3 7.1 11.3
2020 39.3 20.2 28.1 12.4 43.8 34.8 21.3 5.6 27 29.2 22.5 10.1 3.4
2021 40.4 24 27.5 8.2 37.4 35.7 26.9 3.5 26.3 25.1 25.1 10.5 9.4
42.6 23.8 26.5 7.1 36.2 38.5 25.3 3.2 31.5 23.8 23.2 7.8 9.5
45.1 22.5 25.4 7.1 36.6 37.8 25.5 3.7 33.2 24.4 24.4 5.7 6.6

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 %
2021 Splitter -0.4 0 25 2 4 .25 .25 .225 58.3 50 20 .225 .278 .219 50
2021 Cutter 5.4 3 62 4.8 15 .357 1.214 .64 28.1 26.7 21.1 .341 1.04 .58 50
2021 Curveball 1.5 2 126 9.9 24 .273 .409 .329 35.3 33.3 20 .301 .553 .389 71.4
2021 Changeup 0.4 1 164 12.8 46 .179 .41 .314 48.6 39.1 32.1 .193 .416 .324 47.6
2021 Sinker -0.2 0 203 15.9 48 .189 .243 .306 15.9 16.7 17 .218 .293 .329 48.3
2021 Slider -0.3 -1 202 15.8 53 .196 .283 .272 37.3 35.8 26.8 .163 .259 .249 29.6
2021 4-Seamer 0.8 4 493 38.5 115 .25 .427 .365 28.8 24.3 19.3 .265 .429 .364 47.1
2021 N/A 3.6 0 4 0.3
2020 Cutter 0.9 0 35 5.9 8 .333 .667 .4 12.5 12.5 7.7 .213 .33 .281 33.3
2020 Splitter -1.7 -1 30 5 9 .125 .125 .178 62.5 33.3 37.5 .159 .237 .23 40
2020 Curveball -0.6 0 77 12.9 10 .286 .571 .46 29.6 0 0 .366 .441 .455 42.9
2020 Slider 2.2 2 74 12.4 16 .286 .643 .381 29.4 31.3 17.9 .15 .259 .232 40
2020 Changeup 1.1 1 100 16.8 23 .273 .455 .328 32.7 13 11.5 .244 .372 .284 36.8
2020 Sinker -0.7 -1 84 14.1 23 .211 .316 .309 20 17.4 21.1 .277 .402 .362 46.7
2020 4-Seamer -2 -4 195 32.8 54 .196 .348 .287 34.4 37 29 .116 .215 .214 37
2019 N/A -12.4 0 2 0.1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .03 .03 .05 0
2019 Splitter 1.2 1 44 2.2 11 .286 .286 .355 43.8 36.4 26.7 .184 .433 .351 50
2019 Cutter -2 -3 129 6.4 29 .2 .24 .24 41.8 48.3 31.8 .162 .259 .229 16.7
2019 Curveball 2 4 217 10.7 45 .357 .429 .39 26.3 24.4 14.9 .307 .452 .346 38.7
2019 Sinker -0.8 -2 213 10.5 60 .294 .451 .367 12.9 11.7 15.6 .288 .511 .384 53.3
2019 Changeup -0.2 -1 330 16.3 78 .217 .478 .331 36.4 20.5 17.4 .276 .505 .355 38.2
2019 Slider 0.2 1 318 15.7 83 .26 .466 .348 23.8 24.1 17.2 .231 .426 .322 38.9
2019 4-Seamer 1 7 767 38 178 .254 .507 .393 20.9 20.2 16.1 .265 .571 .415 46.7
2018 Splitter 10.5 3 25 2.7 10 .444 .556 .465 40 20 22.2 .119 .215 .196 28.6
2018 Cutter 2.2 1 40 4.4 11 .25 .375 .386 43.8 36.4 25 .189 .225 .32 0
2018 Curveball -0.5 -1 122 13.3 17 .188 .375 .262 30 23.5 12.5 .16 .221 .196 16.7
2018 Changeup -2.2 -3 130 14.2 32 .2 .333 .236 55.4 43.8 42.4 .142 .232 .219 52.9
2018 Slider -0.8 -1 151 16.5 33 .2 .367 .282 38.5 45.5 22.7 .155 .284 .234 20
2018 Sinker 5.3 8 143 15.6 40 .471 1 .629 19.1 15 18.8 .356 .801 .517 57.1
2018 4-Seamer -0.9 -3 304 33.2 76 .21 .435 .34 17.4 11.8 10.1 .302 .596 .43 50
2018 N/A 1.2 0 1 0.1
2017 Splitter -6.3 -1 11 13.8 2 0 0 0 100 100 66.7 0
2017 Changeup -2 0 14 17.5 3 .333 .667 .417 42.9 33.3 16.7 .372 1.167 .626 50
2017 Sinker -8.9 -1 8 10 5 .2 .2 .18 0 0 0 .264 .301 .25 40
2017 4-Seamer 5.9 2 35 43.8 8 .4 1.6 .675 21.4 25 16.7 .252 .899 .484 50
2017 Slider 1.2 0 3 3.8 100 0
2017 Curveball 2.4 0 9 11.3 0 0
! Note: Years are in reverse order.
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Swing/Take

Runs
Year Team PA Pitches Heart Shadow Chase Waste All
2016 122 507 -9 -5 2 3 -8
2018 220 917 -1 -9 8 6 4
2019 508 2141 -5 -21 23 11 8
2020 193 806 -6 -5 6 5 0
2021 312 1306 2 -10 8 9 9
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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 %
2016 528 48.5 62.1 87 19 60 43.6 22.5 40.3 18.8 6.8 71.4
2017 80 42.5 58.8 75 28.3 46.2 45 16.7 41.3 36.4 5 50
2018 917 46.5 65.3 78.8 20 45.9 42.4 26.2 41 29.5 7.1 72.3
2019 2020 47.2 68.2 81.4 20.4 51.8 41.2 26.7 43 25.3 7.3 83.7
2020 595 48.9 67.7 78.2 22.4 38.2 43.7 24.1 44.5 31.7 6.2 78.4
2021 1279 47.4 68.3 74.2 19.2 47.3 41.9 27.5 42.5 31.7 8.2 81
5419 47.4 67 79.3 20.3 48.8 42.2 26 42.4 27.8 7.3 79.1
48.5 66.8 82 28.3 58.5 42.6 29.2 47 24.6 7.2 76

Percentile Rankings

Year xwOBA xBA xSLG xISO xOBP Brl Brl% EV HardHit% K% BB% Whiff% Speed OAA
2016 31
2017 22
2018 28
2019 85 58 78 78 88 67 80 86 72 42 91 45 22 6
2020 7 4 3 11 24 6 12 53 48 36 86 18 7
2021 21 28
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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 24.1 20 18.5 2 9 17 8 40
2020 24.3 5 4.4 1 3 1 3 60
2021 25 12 12.6 -1 5 8 6 50

Expected Home Runs by Park

Year HR
2019 20 23 20 23 24 16 15 27 17 17 20 20 13 12 13 21 11 22 17 18 11 16 14 25 21 21 21 17 22 16 21
2020 5 4 7 4 5 4 5 4 6 4 6 4 4 5 4 5 4 4 3 4 4 4 4 4 4 6 4 4 4 4 5
2021 12 11 14 13 14 13 13 16 12 12 14 13 9 12 12 14 9 13 13 14 8 12 12 16 13 14 13 10 13 12 14
! 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 +/-   2021 +/-  
Exit Velocity 89.7 93.6 3.9 90.3 -3.3 91.2 0.9 89 -2.2 91.2 2.2
Launch Angle 10.5 6.5 -4 13.8 7.3 12.8 -1 15.7 2.9 14.8 -0.9
Barrel % 4.7 18.2 13.5 11.7 -6.5 11.3 -0.4 3.4 -7.9 9.4 6
Hard Hit % 40.7 45.5 4.8 43.1 -2.4 42.7 -0.4 39.3 -3.4 46.8 7.5
Sweet Spot % 24.4 27.3 2.9 35.8 8.5 37.9 2.1 30.3 -7.6 39.2 8.9
xBA .186 .246 0.06 .236 -0.01 .26 0.024 .19 -0.07 .236 0.046
BA .17 .267 0.097 .263 -0.004 .261 -0.002 .23 -0.031 .229 -0.001
xwOBA .271 .388 0.117 .349 -0.039 .365 0.016 .272 -0.093 .342 0.07
wOBA .267 .414 0.147 .367 -0.047 .348 -0.019 .316 -0.032 .334 0.018
xSLG .327 .633 0.306 .458 -0.175 .492 0.034 .298 -0.194 .419 0.121
SLG .339 .733 0.394 .505 -0.228 .459 -0.046 .41 -0.049 .411 0.001
K% 20.9 27.8 6.9 24.9 -2.9 22.2 -2.7 24.8 2.6 28.5 3.7
BB% 12.4 11.1 -1.3 11.8 0.7 13.1 1.3 13.8 0.7 14.8 1
Swing % 40.3 41.3 1 41 -0.3 43 2 44.5 1.5 42.5 -2
Whiff% 18.8 36.4 17.6 29.5 -6.9 25.3 -4.2 31.7 6.4 31.7 0
In Zone % 48.5 42.5 -6 46.5 4 47.2 0.7 48.9 1.7 47.4 -1.5
Out of Zone % 51.5 57.5 6 53.5 -4 52.8 -0.7 51.1 -1.7 52.6 1.5
Out of Zone Swing % 19 28.3 9.3 20 -8.3 20.4 0.4 22.4 2 19.2 -3.2
First Pitch Swing % 22.5 16.7 -5.8 26.2 9.5 26.7 0.5 24.1 -2.6 27.5 3.4
First Pitch Strike % 47.3 33.3 -14 56.6 23.3 61.6 5 61.4 -0.2 59.7 -1.7
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Statcast Shift Statistics

SeasonBat SidePAShifts%wOBA - No ShiftwOBA - Shift
2016 L 122 8 6.6 .240 .407
2017 L 18 6 33.3 .398 .445
2018 L 220 72 32.7 .370 .361
2019 L 485 280 57.7 .309 .377
2020 L 132 64 48.5 .356 .272
2020 R 11 1 9.1 .356 .000
2021 L 304 233 76.6 .357 .328

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