Joe Mauer
C | Bats/Throws: L/R | 6' 5" 225LBS | Age: 40
Draft: 2001 | Rd: 1, #1, Minnesota Twins | Cretin-Derham Hall HS (St. Paul, MN)
PA AB R H HR SB AVG OBP SLG OPS
2016 576 494 68 129 11 2 .261 .363 .389 .752
2017 597 525 69 160 7 2 .305 .384 .417 .801
2018 543 486 64 137 6 0 .282 .351 .379 .730
15 Seasons 7,960 6,930 1,018 2,123 143 52 .306 .388 .439 .827
AVG HR SB OPS
2016 .261 11 2 .752
2017 .305 7 2 .801
2018 .282 6 0 .730
15 Seasons .306 143 52 .827
MLB Percentile Rankings
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%
2015 32 2715 486 18 3.7 2.7 89.5 107.6 4.4 33.3 .275 .426 .311 .338 .376 39.9 16.8 10.1
2016 33 2466 403 24 6.0 4.2 89.9 108.0 3.8 36.5 .281 .449 .327 .357 .382 42.9 16.1 13.7
2017 34 2601 445 20 4.5 3.4 90.6 108.2 6.2 35.7 .308 .469 .349 .368 .389 46.3 13.9 11.1
2018 35 2257 404 20 5.0 3.7 91.1 107.6 4.4 36.9 .295 .448 .319 .354 .390 44.3 15.8 9.4
Player 10039 1738 82 4.7 3.4 90.2 108.2 4.7 35.5 .290 .447 .326 .354 .384 43.3 15.7 11.0
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 57.6 13.4 27.2 1.9 28.2 39.7 32.1 3.7 43.0 11.9 28.6 8.0 3.7 2.7
2016 52.4 17.9 29.0 0.7 27.8 35.0 36.7 1.7 42.7 11.9 28.5 7.2 6.0 4.2
2017 52.1 14.8 31.0 2.0 20.4 40.9 38.4 4.0 36.0 16.6 32.8 5.8 4.5 3.4
2018 52.2 16.3 29.7 1.7 24.5 42.3 33.2 1.7 39.1 12.4 31.4 7.2 5.0 3.7
Player 53.7 15.5 29.2 1.6 25.3 39.5 35.0 2.9 40.2 13.2 30.3 7.1 4.7 3.4
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 %
2018 4-Seam Fastball 1.0 9 925 41.0 203 .337 .508 .399 8.5 10.8 11.0 .364 .608 .441 59.0
2018 Sinker 0.6 3 488 21.6 116 .268 .330 .345 8.8 10.3 13.8 .262 .422 .362 37.6
2018 Slider 0.0 0 274 12.1 71 .224 .299 .248 28.1 32.4 18.3 .254 .306 .264 24.4
2018 Changeup 0.8 2 194 8.6 49 .271 .292 .260 21.3 14.3 14.0 .266 .339 .275 34.1
2018 Curveball -0.3 -1 164 7.3 54 .288 .308 .269 27.3 29.6 27.1 .256 .316 .261 37.8
2018 Cutter 0.1 0 117 5.2 25 .200 .280 .208 18.2 12.0 9.7 .204 .318 .230 31.8
2018 Split-Finger -1.7 0 20 0.9 6 .000 .000 .117 40.0 50.0 42.9 .095 .107 .192 50.0
2018 Sweeper 2.3 0 15 0.7 1 -- -- .700 100.0 0.0 0.0 -- -- .700 --
2018 Slurve 0.0 0 2 0.1 -- -- -- 0.0 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
2017 4-Seam Fastball 0.5 6 1,087 41.8 229 .330 .443 .400 9.3 9.6 8.4 .353 .556 .427 54.0
2017 Sinker 1.6 9 526 20.2 122 .393 .561 .463 6.9 9.8 10.7 .356 .535 .417 50.5
2017 Slider -0.7 -2 316 12.1 77 .167 .222 .227 23.2 32.5 15.9 .213 .306 .252 38.3
2017 Changeup 0.7 2 249 9.6 68 .226 .258 .260 21.6 13.2 11.7 .185 .243 .219 20.4
2017 Curveball 1.4 3 207 8.0 49 .292 .396 .326 15.6 16.3 11.6 .309 .440 .325 45.0
2017 Cutter 3.9 6 145 5.6 34 .429 .571 .484 10.2 14.7 9.4 .379 .596 .462 60.9
2017 Split-Finger 0.7 0 47 1.8 12 .167 .500 .271 19.0 8.3 6.3 .246 .498 .306 27.3
2017 Sweeper -0.5 0 9 0.3 1 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 .147 .363 .224 0.0
! Note: Years are in reverse order.
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Swing/Take

Runs
Year Team PA Pitches Heart Shadow Chase Waste All
2008 614 2,497 0 0 17 12 29
2009 604 2,540 10 2 24 13 49
2010 578 2,244 -9 7 12 11 20
2011 326 1,335 -3 -10 9 6 2
2012 629 2,727 -9 17 23 15 46
2013 501 2,133 -2 -5 17 8 18
2014 506 2,126 -9 -13 15 12 5
2015 653 2,675 -6 -11 17 9 9
2016 566 2,424 -16 -9 21 8 4
2017 597 2,606 -12 -7 28 12 22
2018 525 2,200 -6 -11 21 9 13
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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 2,715 47.4 57.5 88.9 25.5 69.8 42.6 11.6 40.7 16.8 6.6 67.2
2016 2,466 48.7 50.7 88.2 21.0 74.1 43.0 8.2 35.5 15.3 7.4 55.2
2017 2,601 50.7 53.6 90.9 19.1 75.0 42.1 7.6 36.6 12.8 9.1 57.4
2018 2,257 52.4 49.7 91.4 19.3 64.9 44.0 4.6 35.3 15.1 7.2 56.0
Player 10,039 49.7 53.0 89.8 21.5 71.1 42.9 8.2 37.1 15.0 7.6 58.9
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 73 80 65 53 84 47 35 63 57 73 61 80 78 73 43
2016 83 86 64 50 93 49 44 64 59 83 73 94 90 93 41 93
2017 86 100 71 40 95 44 29 92 61 95 87 76 98 95 33 97
2018 80 96 66 42 88 33 27 88 57 84 79 61 91 93 31 77
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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 21.9 11 10.7 0 11 11 2 18.2
2017 22.8 7 6.9 0 14 7 1 14.3
2018 20.9 6 7.8 -2 13 9 0 0.0
Player 21.8 24 25.4 -1 38 27 3 12.5

Expected Home Runs by Park

Year HR
2016 11 14 9 9 12 9 12 8 11 5 9 17 8 6 11 11 3 6 14 14 9 10 16 16 7 11 11 16 13 14 9
2017 7 8 4 2 7 6 10 5 5 4 7 18 5 6 6 6 4 5 9 6 7 10 8 8 3 4 6 15 9 10 5
2018 6 13 6 4 7 5 8 8 3 4 8 16 8 6 7 8 7 7 7 12 9 11 12 8 6 5 7 9 9 9 6
Player 24 35 19 15 26 20 30 21 19 13 24 51 21 18 24 25 14 18 30 32 25 31 36 32 16 20 24 40 31 33 20
! 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 +/-   2018 +/-  
Exit Velocity 89.5 89.9 0.4 90.6 0.7 91.1 0.5
Launch Angle 4.4 3.8 -0.6 6.2 2.4 4.4 -1.8
Barrel % 3.7 6.0 2.3 4.5 -1.5 5.0 0.5
Hard Hit % 39.9 42.9 3.0 46.3 3.4 44.3 -2.0
Sweet Spot % 33.3 36.5 3.2 35.7 -0.8 36.9 1.2
xBA .275 .281 0.006 .308 0.027 .295 -0.013
BA .265 .261 -0.004 .305 0.044 .282 -0.023
xwOBA .338 .357 0.019 .368 0.011 .354 -0.014
wOBA .311 .327 0.016 .349 0.022 .319 -0.030
xSLG .426 .449 0.023 .469 0.020 .448 -0.021
SLG .380 .389 0.009 .417 0.028 .379 -0.038
K% 16.8 16.1 -0.7 13.9 -2.2 15.8 1.9
BB% 10.1 13.7 3.6 11.1 -2.6 9.4 -1.7
Swing % 40.7 35.5 -5.2 36.6 1.1 35.3 -1.3
Whiff% 16.8 15.3 -1.5 12.8 -2.5 15.1 2.3
In Zone % 47.4 48.7 1.3 50.7 2.0 52.4 1.7
Out of Zone % 52.6 51.3 -1.3 49.3 -2.0 47.6 -1.7
Out of Zone Swing % 25.5 21.0 -4.5 19.1 -1.9 19.3 0.2
First Pitch Swing % 11.6 8.2 -3.4 7.6 -0.6 4.6 -3.0
First Pitch Strike % 57.2 60.1 2.9 57.2 -2.9 60.7 3.5
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Statcast Fielder Positioning

wOBA
SeasonAlignment TypeBat SidePAShifts/Shades%No Shift/ShadeShift/Shade
2016 Shifts L 555 51 9.2 .331 .247
2017 Shifts L 591 42 7.1 .350 .323
2018 Shifts L 526 108 20.5 .328 .287
! 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 656 18.9 7.0% 2.7% 514 24.0 0.0% 11.3%
2011 424 18.1 12.7% 3.1% 270 23.4 0.0% 8.5%
2012 789 18.7 7.2% 2.8% 665 24.8 0.0% 15.0%
2013 725 18.7 6.9% 1.5% 429 24.8 0.0% 13.5%
2014 604 19.1 7.0% 2.6% 494 25.9 0.0% 20.4%
2015 841 19.3 13.6% 6.3% 539 25.3 2.8% 26.3%
2016 840 19.8 10.2% 4.6% 499 26.1 2.6% 29.1%
2017 840 19.9 5.0% 3.7% 605 25.6 0.0% 16.0%
2018 831 18.9 6.0% 2.2% 463 25.6 0.0% 17.3%
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