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Joey Votto
1B | B/T: L/R | 6' 2" 220LBS | Age: 38

Draft: 2002 | Rd: 2, #44, Cincinnati Reds | Richview Collegiate Institute
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Stats

PA AB R H HR RBI SB AVG OBP SLG OPS
2021 512 429 69 115 33 92 1 .268 .379 .557 .936
15 Seasons 8107 6703 1110 2023 328 1058 80 .302 .417 .520 .937
AVG HR RBI SB OPS
2021 .268 33 92 1 .936
15 Seasons .302 328 1058 80 .937

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%
2015 32 3020 412 44 10.7 90.1 109.3 11.4 42.2 .282 .528 .427 .414 .461 42.8 19.4 20.6
2016 33 2896 444 43 9.7 89.5 109 11.6 40.5 .298 .528 .413 .397 .439 39.9 17.7 16
2017 34 2733 482 44 9.1 87.5 110.9 14.1 40.5 .298 .553 .428 .415 .415 32.8 11.7 19
2018 35 2504 405 28 6.9 88.3 107.5 13.4 46.2 .286 .476 .370 .392 .408 35.1 16.2 17.3
2019 36 2458 405 28 6.9 88.9 109.5 15.2 40.7 .254 .437 .332 .342 .378 38.2 20.2 12.5
2020 37 923 143 13 9.1 87.4 113.2 15.4 36.4 .253 .478 .347 .369 .397 35.7 19.3 16.6
2021 38 2143 310 54 17.4 92.9 114.1 17.6 44.5 .271 .576 .391 .402 .494 52.6 24 14.6
16677 2601 254 9.8 89.2 114.1 13.8 41.9 .281 .513 .392 .393 .428 39.3 18 16.8
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 1181 55.2 299 245 75 36 15 0 24 59 187 .306 .304 .661 .686 .452 .462 94.9 19 25.0 17.5
2021 Breaking 582 27.2 134 123 29 15 5 1 8 50 74 .236 .215 .488 .397 .328 .290 89.4 17 36.9 24.6
2021 Offspeed 378 17.7 72 60 11 7 3 0 1 13 49 .183 .260 .283 .502 .262 .368 90.2 14 31.6 12.1
2020 Fastballs 561 60.9 145 115 30 13 7 0 10 24 91 .261 .277 .583 .549 .420 .417 89.9 17 20.5 16.1
2020 Breaking 232 25.2 48 43 9 8 0 0 1 14 29 .209 .243 .279 .465 .261 .339 88.0 20 24.3 18.2
2020 Offspeed 128 13.9 29 28 3 2 1 0 0 5 23 .107 .171 .143 .210 .128 .182 76.9 3 28.9 15.6
! 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 %
2015 43.2 19.9 35.2 1.7 33.5 39.6 26.9 3.4 28.6 18.9 28.2 7.3 10.7
2016 44.1 19.4 35.1 1.4 35.8 35.1 29.1 2.3 29.7 19.1 31.8 6.5 9.7
2017 39.6 29.9 28.6 1.9 33.8 35.7 30.5 5.4 27 25.5 25.5 7.3 9.1
2018 38 26.7 34.3 1 33.3 36.3 30.4 3.2 25.7 21 32.3 10.6 6.9
2019 37.8 30.1 28.9 3.2 35.3 39.5 25.2 2 25.9 28.6 28.4 5.7 6.9
2020 39.9 32.9 25.9 1.4 40.6 35 24.5 3.5 28 28 21.7 9.8 9.1
2021 33.5 36.8 25.8 3.9 41 37.4 21.6 1.3 23.9 24.8 23.9 8.7 17.4
39.7 27 31.2 2 35.5 37.1 27.5 3.1 27 23.2 28.1 7.7 9.8
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 -0.3 0 36 1.7 4 0 0 .175 33.3 0 0 .148 .167 .275 33.3
2021 Cutter -1.6 -2 152 7.1 30 .214 .429 .3 34.8 30 24.3 .247 .589 .37 52.6
2021 Curveball 2.3 5 234 10.9 54 .306 .571 .402 28.1 20.4 15.9 .282 .466 .355 47.4
2021 Changeup 0 0 342 16 68 .193 .298 .27 31.4 19.1 13.3 .266 .519 .374 37
2021 Slider -0.4 -1 350 16.3 81 .187 .427 .291 42.9 49.4 29.4 .168 .347 .245 47.2
2021 Sinker 4.2 14 325 15.2 92 .383 .741 .493 15.6 10.9 11.2 .36 .75 .488 61.1
2021 4-Seamer 2.5 17 704 32.9 177 .279 .662 .468 27.1 22.6 19 .282 .668 .467 58.3
2020 Splitter 8.1 1 11 1.2 5 .2 .2 .18 0 20 20 .324 .346 .293 0
2020 Cutter 3.8 2 46 5 15 .385 .692 .49 22.7 20 25 .401 .859 .549 40
2020 Curveball -1.7 -2 114 12.4 24 .136 .273 .217 19.4 25 19.4 .253 .56 .367 37.5
2020 Changeup -2 -2 117 12.7 24 .087 .13 .119 34.2 16.7 14.8 .137 .18 .159 5.3
2020 Slider 1.4 2 120 13 24 .286 .286 .313 28.2 33.3 17 .234 .366 .311 38.5
2020 Sinker 1.2 2 200 21.7 44 .281 .469 .444 14.9 6.8 5.9 .284 .412 .405 37.9
2020 4-Seamer 0.7 2 315 34.1 86 .229 .614 .412 23.6 20.9 20.9 .25 .554 .4 46.2
2019 Splitter -1.5 -1 40 1.6 9 .286 .286 .278 31.6 22.2 13.3 .219 .325 .308 50
2019 Cutter 1.7 3 179 7.3 43 .333 .59 .442 22.6 23.3 20 .265 .445 .332 34.5
2019 Curveball 0.9 2 234 9.5 49 .267 .356 .306 16.7 16.3 11.9 .272 .387 .313 21.6
2019 Slider -2.5 -8 328 13.3 71 .113 .194 .206 33.3 36.6 23.2 .151 .251 .243 21.6
2019 Changeup -1.3 -4 280 11.4 75 .164 .284 .245 27.7 20 15.8 .174 .262 .239 21.2
2019 Sinker 2 10 492 20 148 .336 .475 .42 11.7 16.9 18.5 .333 .572 .434 45.4
2019 4-Seamer 0.3 2 836 34 194 .293 .497 .412 15.3 16 13.3 .286 .537 .387 48.9
2018 Splitter -6.7 -2 25 1 8 0 0 0 21.4 12.5 10 .333 .426 .324 57.1
2018 Cutter 3.3 6 177 7.1 43 .361 .611 .445 25.4 18.6 22.2 .25 .437 .353 24.1
2018 Curveball 1 2 242 9.7 44 .158 .237 .243 26.2 25 17.5 .172 .24 .249 11.1
2018 Changeup 1.1 3 241 9.6 57 .28 .4 .332 23.8 15.8 17.3 .249 .414 .334 31
2018 Slider 2.5 8 309 12.3 67 .309 .436 .392 18.9 23.9 16.3 .234 .329 .326 17.9
2018 Sinker 0.8 4 528 21.1 153 .319 .403 .398 11.8 9.8 10.8 .337 .495 .434 35.2
2018 4-Seamer 1.4 14 975 38.9 242 .284 .454 .396 16.8 16.1 13.9 .305 .58 .439 45.8
2017 N/A -48.4 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .304 .334 .274 0
2017 Knuckleball -0.5 0 17 0.6 5 .4 .6 .43 11.1 20 20 .282 .32 .259 0
2017 Splitter 3.4 2 49 1.8 15 .2 .667 .41 29.2 13.3 12.5 .275 .635 .377 30.8
2017 Curveball 3.5 8 232 8.5 53 .381 .69 .493 12.7 11.3 9.4 .321 .526 .424 16.2
2017 Cutter 1.6 3 202 7.4 55 .267 .444 .376 17.2 14.5 15.4 .312 .536 .421 29.7
2017 Changeup 1.1 3 312 11.4 74 .306 .528 .365 19 9.5 8.1 .28 .511 .34 21.5
2017 Slider 0.7 2 331 12.1 77 .214 .339 .364 25.5 19.5 13.4 .228 .363 .373 17.1
2017 Sinker 2.8 14 493 18 137 .357 .589 .459 7.2 8.8 10.4 .323 .555 .428 41
2017 4-Seamer 2.4 26 1086 39.7 267 .335 .651 .468 15.1 12 10.7 .306 .631 .447 41.2
2017 N/A 2 0.1
! Note: Years are in reverse order.
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Swing/Take

Runs
Year Team PA Pitches Heart Shadow Chase Waste All
2008 569 2088 22 -18 12 11 28
2009 517 2137 19 2 12 11 45
2010 649 2567 17 9 21 16 63
2011 703 2833 18 1 22 14 54
2012 479 2080 0 9 23 12 44
2013 711 2974 7 -11 28 16 40
2014 268 1163 0 -8 8 6 6
2015 662 2906 1 10 33 14 58
2016 654 2808 10 -4 28 13 47
2017 686 2726 8 3 34 14 60
2018 614 2497 -5 -5 31 14 35
2019 589 2390 -11 -17 22 10 5
2020 231 955 -5 -5 10 4 4
2021 506 2143 -7 5 22 12 33
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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 3020 45 61.1 78.8 16.7 65.7 44.3 28.9 36.7 23.9 6.2 71
2016 2896 46.3 66.7 83.5 19.7 74.6 43.4 30.4 41.5 18.5 6.1 84.6
2017 2733 50.2 70.3 87.2 13.2 70.9 42.2 35.6 41.9 15.4 8.5 86.6
2018 2504 49.5 66.9 83.6 12.9 74.8 42.2 35.5 39.7 17.9 7.9 83.8
2019 2458 48.1 65.5 86.2 18.5 62.9 45.1 32.7 41.5 19.6 7.4 79.5
2020 923 47.3 57.2 82.8 17.3 61.9 43.8 28.7 36.2 22.5 7.7 69
2021 2143 47.8 67.5 77.3 21.7 51.9 41.8 33.6 43.6 29.3 6.6 80.1
16677 47.7 65.8 83 17.1 66.2 43.2 32.5 40.4 20.6 7.1 80.5
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
2015 98 93 96 93 100 94 91 79 82 45 100 33 22
2016 98 97 93 86 100 85 79 57 65 62 99 72 17
2017 99 97 96 92 100 91 72 39 36 96 100 90 15 30
2018 98 92 83 66 100 58 47 40 38 77 99 80 21 24
2019 65 47 48 45 80 51 40 41 44 61 88 80 17 62
2020 83 55 76 79 89 66 58 26 32 66 96 69 16 4
2021 96 80 97 97 95 90 96 94 95 31 97 20 18 39
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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 23.3 15 12 3 8 12 3 20
2020 22.9 11 8.5 3 3 10 1 9.1
2021 23.3 33 29.4 4 14 21 14 42.4

Expected Home Runs by Park

Year HR
2019 15 16 16 12 16 10 13 15 10 12 11 14 6 10 10 14 9 14 10 14 7 11 10 11 12 14 13 13 14 10 13
2020 11 12 10 7 11 7 8 11 9 8 9 9 3 8 7 9 7 9 8 10 5 8 9 9 8 11 8 8 9 7 12
2021 33 34 32 32 35 26 28 34 30 33 34 30 20 23 28 31 19 29 33 33 20 27 26 31 28 36 31 26 36 25 33
! 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 90.1 89.5 -0.6 87.5 -2 88.3 0.8 88.9 0.6 87.4 -1.5 92.9 5.5
Launch Angle 11.4 11.6 0.2 14.1 2.5 13.4 -0.7 15.2 1.8 15.4 0.2 17.6 2.2
Barrel % 10.7 9.7 -1 9.1 -0.6 6.9 -2.2 6.9 0 9.1 2.2 17.4 8.3
Hard Hit % 42.8 39.9 -2.9 32.8 -7.1 35.1 2.3 38.2 3.1 35.7 -2.5 52.6 16.9
Sweet Spot % 42.2 40.5 -1.7 40.5 0 46.2 5.7 40.7 -5.5 36.4 -4.3 44.5 8.1
xBA .282 .298 0.016 .298 0 .286 -0.012 .254 -0.032 .253 -0.001 .271 0.018
BA .314 .326 0.012 .32 -0.006 .284 -0.036 .261 -0.023 .226 -0.035 .268 0.042
xwOBA .414 .397 -0.017 .415 0.018 .392 -0.023 .342 -0.05 .369 0.027 .402 0.033
wOBA .427 .413 -0.014 .428 0.015 .37 -0.058 .332 -0.038 .347 0.015 .391 0.044
xSLG .528 .528 0 .553 0.025 .476 -0.077 .437 -0.039 .478