JJ Bleday
CF | Bats/Throws: L/L | 6' 1" 205LBS | Age: 26
Draft: 2019 | Rd: 1, #4, Miami Marlins | Vanderbilt
PA AB R H HR SB AVG OBP SLG OPS
2022 238 204 21 34 5 4 .167 .277 .309 .586
2023 303 256 35 50 10 5 .195 .310 .355 .665
2024 64 61 4 16 1 0 .262 .297 .393 .690
3 Seasons 605 521 60 100 16 9 .192 .296 .342 .638
AVG HR SB OPS
2022 .167 5 4 .586
2023 .195 10 5 .665
2024 .262 1 0 .690
3 Seasons .192 16 9 .638
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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%
2022 24 1029 139 12 8.6 5.0 86.3 107.9 25.0 37.4 .188 .313 .266 .278 .317 33.8 28.2 12.6
2023 25 1213 187 12 6.4 4.0 88.6 108.8 15.5 29.9 .201 .348 .297 .298 .318 35.3 23.8 13.9
2024 26 236 47 2 4.3 3.1 85.3 106.3 15.5 34.0 .218 .328 .299 .249 .303 21.3 21.9 4.7
Player 2478 373 26 7.0 4.3 87.3 108.8 19.1 33.2 .198 .332 .285 .285 .316 33.0 25.3 12.4
MLB 6.9 4.7 88.4 122.4 12.2 33.1 .245 .406 .316 .315 .369 36.3 22.2 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 25.2 38.1 25.2 11.5 49.6 32.4 18.0 6.5 14.4 44.6 20.9 5.0 8.6 5.0
2023 43.9 29.9 17.6 8.6 46.0 31.6 22.5 2.1 33.2 32.6 20.9 4.3 6.4 4.0
2024 40.4 27.7 23.4 8.5 25.5 51.1 23.4 2.1 34.0 34.0 21.3 4.3 4.3 3.1
Player 36.5 32.7 21.2 9.7 44.8 34.3 20.9 3.8 26.3 37.3 20.9 4.6 7.0 4.3
MLB 44.6 23.5 24.8 7.0 37.0 37.5 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 %
2024 4-Seam Fastball -0.1 0 79 33.5 24 .375 .458 .367 16.3 12.5 12.5 .256 .337 .256 14.3
2024 Slider -5.6 -3 48 20.3 11 .000 .000 .000 42.9 45.5 33.3 .069 .145 .090 16.7
2024 Split-Finger -2.9 -1 24 10.2 5 .200 .200 .180 45.5 20.0 20.0 .184 .248 .187 25.0
2024 Changeup 4.1 1 23 9.7 8 .375 .750 .475 58.3 37.5 100.0 .384 .744 .475 20.0
2024 Sinker 5.0 1 23 9.7 6 .250 .750 .500 25.0 0.0 0.0 .139 .209 .330 50.0
2024 Cutter 0.1 0 17 7.2 4 .500 .750 .538 9.1 0.0 0.0 .332 .415 .325 50.0
2024 Curveball 0.4 0 15 6.4 3 .000 .000 .300 20.0 33.3 12.5 .106 .130 .101 0.0
2024 Sweeper -11.5 -1 7 3.0 2 .000 .000 .000 75.0 50.0 33.3 .111 .111 .100 0.0
2023 4-Seam Fastball 1.0 4 391 32.2 108 .229 .494 .392 25.1 18.5 17.5 .246 .520 .402 51.6
2023 Sinker -2.8 -5 182 15.0 50 .136 .318 .250 24.1 20.0 27.8 .191 .288 .263 32.4
2023 Changeup -1.8 -3 177 14.6 41 .158 .211 .222 37.2 31.7 26.5 .194 .316 .251 20.0
2023 Slider -3.1 -5 145 12.0 32 .167 .233 .206 41.1 34.4 25.0 .158 .217 .194 31.6
2023 Curveball 3.0 3 113 9.3 22 .350 .500 .439 12.8 18.2 10.5 .313 .433 .356 25.0
2023 Split-Finger -4.4 -3 76 6.3 16 .000 .000 .044 38.9 37.5 27.3 .044 .050 .083 11.1
2023 Cutter 5.0 3 60 4.9 21 .353 .588 .460 20.7 14.3 15.0 .156 .245 .272 28.6
2023 Sweeper -0.8 0 59 4.9 10 .000 .000 .140 11.8 30.0 15.0 .049 .064 .172 20.0
2023 Slurve -3.9 0 10 0.8 3 .333 .333 .300 50.0 66.7 66.7 .227 .328 .240 100.0
2022 4-Seam Fastball -0.9 -3 373 36.2 89 .184 .368 .285 22.3 23.6 19.4 .187 .345 .280 42.1
2022 Changeup 0.1 0 166 16.1 33 .214 .357 .314 40.0 21.2 12.3 .264 .425 .360 23.8
2022 Cutter -0.5 -1 133 12.9 33 .172 .310 .264 23.3 27.3 25.7 .225 .339 .300 20.0
2022 Slider -2.8 -3 122 11.9 27 .083 .125 .157 34.0 48.1 28.3 .118 .193 .198 27.3
2022 Sinker -1.3 -1 106 10.3 33 .154 .231 .279 24.5 24.2 32.0 .157 .220 .279 33.3
2022 Curveball 0.8 1 89 8.6 13 .167 .417 .277 32.4 38.5 15.6 .208 .384 .288 42.9
2022 Split-Finger -2.7 -1 24 2.3 7 .143 .286 .179 46.7 57.1 40.0 .038 .067 .045 66.7
2022 Sweeper -1.9 0 16 1.6 3 .000 .000 .233 0.0 0.0 0.0 .265 .300 .398 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 238 1,029 -15 -6 10 3 -9
2023 303 1,213 -12 -11 11 5 -7
2024 63 236 0 -4 1 1 -2
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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 1,029 48.0 71.1 77.8 24.3 54.6 42.0 33.2 46.7 27.9 6.4 81.8
2023 1,213 48.5 68.7 79.2 20.0 46.4 42.6 32.0 43.6 28.0 8.5 76.7
2024 236 50.4 70.6 73.8 26.5 58.1 44.5 38.1 48.7 30.4 4.7 81.8
Player 2,478 48.5 69.9 78.1 22.4 51.4 42.5 33.1 45.4 28.2 7.3 78.9
MLB 48.6 66.9 82.0 28.4 58.0 42.6 29.7 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 38 58 78
2023 43 44 19 78
2024 10 23 24 31 11 31 32 14 40 5 48 16 25 52 73 20
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Expected Home Runs

Year Team Avg HR Trot Actual HR xHR HR-xHR Doubters Mostly Gone No Doubters No Doubter %
2022 22.9 5 4.4 1 6 5 0 0.0
2023 22.1 10 10.4 0 4 8 4 40.0
2024 22.3 1 0.9 0 0 1 0 0.0
Player 22.4 16 15.8 0 10 14 4 25.0

Expected Home Runs by Park

Year HR
2022 5 5 3 6 4 4 5 5 3 2 3 6 7 3 4 7 4 3 5 4 5 2 7 5 3 2 6 7 6 3 3
2023 10 11 8 13 11 9 12 11 10 9 10 10 10 10 12 11 12 9 11 12 10 10 15 12 10 9 10 10 10 9 7
2024 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 0 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 0
Player 16 17 12 20 16 14 18 17 13 12 14 17 18 14 17 19 17 13 17 17 16 13 23 18 14 12 17 18 17 13 10
! 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 +/-   2024 +/-  
Exit Velocity 86.3 88.6 2.3 85.3 -3.3
Launch Angle 25.0 15.5 -9.5 15.5 0.0
Barrel % 8.6 6.4 -2.2 4.3 -2.1
Hard Hit % 33.8 35.3 1.5 21.3 -14.0
Sweet Spot % 37.4 29.9 -7.5 34.0 4.1
xBA .188 .201 0.013 .218 0.017
BA .167 .195 0.028 .262 0.067
xwOBA .278 .298 0.020 .249 -0.049
wOBA .266 .297 0.031 .299 0.002
xSLG .313 .348 0.035 .328 -0.020
SLG .309 .355 0.046 .393 0.038
K% 28.2 23.8 -4.4 21.9 -1.9
BB% 12.6 13.9 1.3 4.7 -9.2
Swing % 46.7 43.6 -3.1 48.7 5.1
Whiff% 27.9 28.0 0.1 30.4 2.4
In Zone % 48.0 48.5 0.5 50.4 1.9
Out of Zone % 52.0 51.5 -0.5 49.6 -1.9
Out of Zone Swing % 24.3 20.0 -4.3 26.5 6.5
First Pitch Swing % 33.2 32.0 -1.2 38.1 6.1
First Pitch Strike % 60.9 56.4 -4.5 61.9 5.5
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Statcast Fielder Positioning

wOBA
SeasonAlignment TypeBat SidePAShifts/Shades%No Shift/ShadeShift/Shade
2022 Shifts L 238 201 84.5 .256 .268
2023 Shades L 303 136 44.9 .308 .283
2024 Shades L 63 40 63.5 .447 .214
! 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 279 17.4 20.8% 1.8% 186 23.3 0.5% 7.5%
2023 345 15.2 45.5% 1.2% 213 19.1 3.8% 0.0%
2024 60 15.1 45.0% 0.0% 42 18.9 0.0% 0.0%
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