Joey Votto
1B | B/T: L/R | 6' 2" 220LBS | Age: 39

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

Stats

PA AB R H HR RBI SB AVG OBP SLG OPS
2022 376 322 31 66 11 41 0 .205 .319 .370 .689
16 Seasons 8504 7044 1145 2093 342 1106 80 .297 .412 .513 .925
AVG HR RBI SB OPS
2022 .205 11 41 0 .689
16 Seasons .297 342 1106 80 .925

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 31 3020 412 45 10.9 6.5 90.2 109.3 11.5 42.7 .289 .541 .427 .422 .476 42.2 19.4 20.6
2016 32 2896 444 43 9.7 6.4 89.6 109.0 11.6 40.5 .301 .532 .413 .399 .443 39.9 17.7 16.0
2017 33 2733 482 44 9.1 6.2 87.5 110.9 14.1 40.5 .299 .555 .428 .416 .417 32.8 11.7 19.0
2018 34 2504 405 27 6.7 4.3 88.1 107.5 13.4 45.9 .285 .472 .370 .391 .406 35.1 16.2 17.3
2019 35 2458 405 28 6.9 4.6 88.9 109.5 15.2 40.7 .259 .446 .332 .347 .387 38.2 20.2 12.5
2020 36 923 143 13 9.1 5.8 87.4 113.2 15.4 36.4 .253 .478 .347 .369 .397 35.7 19.3 16.6
2021 37 2232 325 56 17.2 10.5 92.9 114.1 18.2 44.3 .274 .592 .391 .406 .498 53.2 23.8 14.4
2022 38 1505 225 25 11.1 6.6 89.7 111.9 14.2 32.9 .218 .390 .310 .322 .372 41.3 25.8 11.7
Player 18271 2841 281 9.9 6.3 89.3 114.1 13.9 41.3 .277 .508 .385 .390 .428 39.5 18.7 16.4
MLB 6.7 4.6 88.4 122.4 12.1 33.0 .245 .405 .316 .315 .368 35.8 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, 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 43.2 19.9 35.2 1.7 33.3 39.8 26.9 3.4 28.6 19.2 28.2 7.3 10.9 6.5
2016 44.1 19.4 35.1 1.4 35.8 35.1 29.1 2.3 29.7 19.1 32.0 6.5 9.7 6.4
2017 39.6 29.9 28.6 1.9 33.8 35.7 30.5 5.4 27.0 25.5 25.5 7.3 9.1 6.2
2018 38.0 26.7 34.3 1.0 33.1 36.3 30.4 3.2 25.7 21.2 32.3 10.6 6.7 4.3
2019 37.8 30.1 28.9 3.2 35.3 39.5 25.2 2.0 25.9 28.6 28.4 5.7 6.9 4.6
2020 39.9 37.8 21.0 1.4 40.6 35.0 24.5 3.5 28.0 28.0 21.7 9.8 9.1 5.8
2021 33.2 36.9 25.2 4.6 40.9 36.9 22.2 1.2 23.4 25.2 23.7 9.2 17.2 10.5
2022 44.9 31.1 20.0 4.0 37.8 39.1 23.1 3.1 30.7 26.2 24.9 3.1 11.1 6.6
Player 40.1 27.7 30.0 2.3 35.6 37.2 27.1 3.1 27.2 23.6 27.8 7.4 9.9 6.3
MLB 44.9 23.1 25.0 7.1 36.8 37.7 25.4 3.8 33.0 24.6 24.4 5.7 6.7 4.6
! 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 %
2022 4-Seamer 1.1 5 472 31.4 111 .211 .478 .365 21.2 21.6 17.3 .261 .549 .411 56.1
2022 Slider -0.3 -1 247 16.4 67 .169 .220 .234 43.5 37.3 32.9 .156 .263 .241 35.3
2022 Sinker 2.3 5 209 13.9 50 .310 .476 .414 21.2 18.0 16.4 .260 .362 .338 48.5
2022 Changeup -3.1 -6 194 12.9 49 .091 .136 .159 37.8 26.5 24.5 .165 .247 .231 25.8
2022 Curveball -0.5 -1 175 11.6 47 .233 .395 .324 26.6 23.4 22.0 .224 .406 .306 25.0
2022 Cutter 1.9 3 150 10.0 39 .212 .485 .376 33.3 33.3 24.1 .194 .385 .317 40.0
2022 Splitter 2.2 1 33 2.2 8 .375 .500 .381 41.2 12.5 12.5 .346 .435 .338 42.9
2022 N/A 6.3 0 1 0.1 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2021 4-Seamer 2.8 21 747 33.5 185 .285 .667 .473 26.8 21.6 17.9 .286 .687 .468 61.5
2021 Changeup -0.2 -1 359 16.1 73 .180 .279 .261 33.8 21.9 15.1 .257 .498 .364 36.2
2021 Slider -0.3 -1 357 16.0 81 .189 .432 .299 42.8 48.1 27.9 .170 .353 .252 47.2
2021 Sinker 3.8 13 330 14.8 96 .365 .741 .484 15.1 11.5 12.4 .362 .758 .487 58.7
2021 Curveball 2.0 5 240 10.8 57 .288 .538 .381 28.3 21.1 17.1 .272 .460 .344 47.5
2021 Cutter 0.0 0 156 7.0 31 .241 .552 .384 33.3 29.0 23.1 .277 .722 .429 55.0
2021 Splitter 0.1 0 43 1.9 4 .000 .000 .175 33.3 0.0 0.0 .150 .169 .279 33.3
2020 4-Seamer 0.5 2 314 34.0 85 .229 .614 .409 23.6 21.2 21.4 .250 .554 .397 46.2
2020 Sinker 1.8 4 202 21.9 45 .281 .469 .470 14.9 6.7 5.7 .284 .412 .411 37.9
2020 Slider 1.3 2 120 13.0 24 .286 .286 .313 28.2 33.3 17.0 .234 .366 .311 38.5
2020 Changeup -2.0 -2 116 12.6 24 .087 .130 .119 34.2 16.7 14.8 .137 .180 .159 5.3
2020 Curveball -1.7 -2 114 12.4 24 .136 .273 .217 19.4 25.0 19.4 .253 .560 .367 37.5
2020 Cutter 3.8 2 46 5.0 15 .385 .692 .490 22.7 20.0 25.0 .401 .859 .549 40.0
2020 Splitter 7.9 1 11 1.2 5 .200 .200 .180 0.0 20.0 20.0 .324 .346 .293 0.0
2019 4-Seamer 0.7 6 830 33.8 195 .295 .506 .424 14.6 15.9 13.2 .286 .535 .390 49.3
2019 Sinker 1.4 7 498 20.3 147 .333 .463 .411 13.1 17.0 18.7 .333 .574 .430 44.9
2019 Slider -2.6 -9 328 13.3 71 .113 .194 .206 33.3 36.6 23.2 .151 .251 .243 21.6
2019 Changeup -0.9 -3 280 11.4 75 .164 .284 .257 27.7 20.0 15.8 .174 .262 .239 21.2
2019 Curveball 0.9 2 234 9.5 49 .267 .356 .306 16.7 16.3 11.9 .272 .387 .313 21.6
2019 Cutter 1.8 3 179 7.3 43 .333 .590 .442 22.6 23.3 20.0 .265 .445 .332 34.5
2019 Splitter -1.5 -1 40 1.6 9 .286 .286 .278 31.6 22.2 13.3 .219 .325 .308 50.0
2018 4-Seamer 1.3 13 961 38.4 241 .284 .454 .395 16.4 15.8 13.7 .302 .567 .432 46.2
2018 Sinker 0.8 4 542 21.6 154 .319 .403 .400 12.6 10.4 11.2 .337 .495 .435 34.6
2018 Slider 2.4 8 309 12.3 67 .309 .436 .392 18.9 23.9 16.3 .234 .329 .326 17.9
2018 Curveball 1.0 2 242 9.7 44 .158 .237 .249 26.2 25.0 17.5 .177 .247 .255 11.1
2018 Changeup 1.1 3 241 9.6 57 .280 .400 .332 23.8 15.8 17.3 .249 .414 .334 31.0
2018 Cutter 3.3 6 177 7.1 43 .361 .611 .445 25.4 18.6 22.2 .250 .437 .353 24.1
2018 Splitter -6.7 -2 25 1.0 8 .000 .000 .000 21.4 12.5 10.0 .333 .426 .324 57.1
2017 4-Seamer 2.5 26 1,067 39.0 263 .338 .657 .472 14.4 11.4 10.3 .310 .640 .452 41.4
2017 Sinker 2.5 13 512 18.7 141 .351 .579 .451 9.0 9.9 11.3 .317 .545 .422 40.6
2017 Slider 1.0 3 331 12.1 77 .214 .339 .376 25.5 19.5 13.4 .228 .363 .373 17.1
2017 Changeup 1.5 5 312 11.4 74 .306 .528 .377 19.0 9.5 8.1 .280 .511 .340 21.5
2017 Curveball 3.5 8 232 8.5 53 .381 .690 .493 12.7 11.3 9.4 .321 .526 .424 16.2
2017 Cutter 1.5 3 202 7.4 55 .267 .444 .376 17.2 14.5 15.4 .312 .536 .421 29.7
2017 Splitter 3.4 2 49 1.8 15 .200 .667 .410 29.2 13.3 12.5 .275 .635 .377 30.8
2017 Knuckleball -0.7 0 17 0.6 5 .400 .600 .430 11.1 20.0 20.0 .282 .320 .259 0.0
2017 N/A -48.4 0 1 0.0 1 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 -- .304 .334 .274 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 569 2,088 23 -17 12 11 30
2009 518 2,139 20 3 12 11 46
2010 649 2,567 17 9 21 16 63
2011 703 2,833 21 1 23 14 59
2012 479 2,080 0 9 23 12 43
2013 711 2,974 7 -12 27 16 38
2014 268 1,163 0 -6 8 6 7
2015 680 2,960 1 9 33 14 57
2016 662 2,839 9 -4 28 13 45
2017 686 2,726 8 3 36 15 61
2018 614 2,497 -5 -6 31 14 34
2019 589 2,390 -12 -15 22 10 6
2020 231 955 -4 -5 10 4 4
2021 527 2,232 -4 5 23 12 37
2022 372 1,484 -4 -11 14 7 7
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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 3,020 45.0 61.4 79.1 16.7 65.3 44.3 28.9 36.7 23.9 6.2 71.7
2016 2,896 46.1 66.7 83.4 20.0 74.0 43.6 30.4 41.5 18.5 6.0 84.5
2017 2,733 50.1 70.3 87.2 13.2 70.9 42.2 36.2 41.9 15.4 8.5 86.6
2018 2,504 49.5 66.9 83.5 13.0 75.0 42.2 35.6 39.7 17.9 7.9 83.8
2019 2,458 48.0 65.5 86.2 18.5 63.0 45.0 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 69.0
2021 2,232 47.8 68.0 77.7 21.8 50.4 41.6 34.3 43.9 29.4 6.8 81.5
2022 1,505 49.4 70.8 76.9 23.0 50.9 42.5 36.4 46.5 29.6 7.7 84.3
Player 18,271 47.8 66.3 82.5 17.6 64.3 43.1 33.0 41.0 21.5 7.2 81.0
MLB 48.5 66.9 82.0 28.4 58.3 42.6 29.5 47.1 24.7 7.2 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 99 94 96 94 100 96 92 79 70 82 45 100 33 100 22
2016 98 97 92 85 100 85 79 60 67 67 62 99 72 96 17
2017 99 97 95 91 100 91 72 39 81 36 96 100 90 99 15 47
2018 96 92 79 65 100 56 46 37 56 37 77 99 80 100 21 28
2019 69 52 51 45 83 51 40 41 67 44 61 88 80 96 17 71
2020 83 54 75 78 88 66 58 26 92 32 66 96 69 94 16 3 1
2021 96 81 98 99 94 91 95 93 92 96 32 97 20 86 18 66 8
2022 57 10 45 65 68 45 78 65 80 58 21 89 19 83 11 3 8
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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 22.9 29 21.6 7 14 20 7 24.1
2017 23.1 36 27.8 8 25 24 8 22.2
2018 23.7 12 8.6 3 13 8 3 25.0
2019 23.3 15 12.3 3 9 9 5 33.3
2020 22.9 11 8.2 3 4 9 1 9.1
2021 23.3 36 31.7 4 11 20 16 44.4
2022 23.2 11 8.8 2 7 10 2 18.2
Player 23.2 150 118.9 31 83 100 42 28.0

Expected Home Runs by Park

Year HR
2016 29 24 29 20 19 23 19 22 24 20 17 18 15 15 24 26 19 25 13 27 33 10 17 21 21 24 28 23 19 22 30
2017 36 22 51 29 25 24 27 29 30 28 24 24 19 21 31 32 30 30 18 30 39 21 22 31 29 27 30 24 28 22 37
2018 12 13 17 7 3 10 3 14 7 7 7 8 3 5 6 9 7 13 6 8 9 7 5 10 13 13 12 3 10 4 18
2019 15 16 15 9 11 12 12 18 12 10 9 13 8 10 11 14 10 18 8 12 14 10 10 11 13 13 15 12 14 11 17
2020 11 8 10 6 8 7 0 10 10 8 9 8 5 8 6 10 9 8 3 9 11 9 9 7 8 11 8 4 9 6 12
2021 36 33 34 27 28 38 30 37 33 33 31 32 26 23 27 35 39 30 31 27 35 30 29 34 32 36 34 28 33 27 40
2022 11 12 9 8 8 11 7 8 8 9 9 6 6 6 6 10 10 12 7 8 12 8 7 11 9 8 10 7 14 6 13
Player 150 128 165 106 102 125 98 138 124 115 106 109 82 88 111 136 124 136 86 121 153 95 99 125 125 132 137 101 127 98 167
! 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 +/-   2019 +/-   2020 +/-   2021 +/-   2022 +/-  
Exit Velocity 90.2 89.6 -0.6 87.5 -2.1 88.1 0.6 88.9 0.8 87.4 -1.5 92.9 5.5 89.7 -3.2
Launch Angle 11.5 11.6 0.1 14.1 2.5 13.4 -0.7 15.2 1.8 15.4 0.2 18.2 2.8 14.2 -4
Barrel % 10.9 9.7 -1.2 9.1 -0.6 6.7 -2.4 6.9 0.2 9.1 2.2 17.2 8.1 11.1 -6.1
Hard Hit % 42.2 39.9 -2.3 32.8 -7.1 35.1 2.3 38.2 3.1 35.7 -2.5 53.2 17.5 41.3 -11.9
Sweet Spot % 42.7 40.5 -2.2 40.5 0 45.9 5.4 40.7 -5.2 36.4 -4.3 44.3 7.9 32.9 -11.4
xBA .289 .301 0.012 .299 -0.002 .285 -0.014 .259 -0.026 .253 -0.006 .274 0.021 .218 -0.056
BA .314 .326 0.012 .32 -0.006 .284 -0.036 .261 -0.023 .226 -0.035 .266 0.04 .205 -0.061
xwOBA .422 .399 -0.023 .416 0.017 .391 -0.025 .347 -0.044 .369 0.022 .406 0.037 .322 -0.084
wOBA .427 .413 -0.014 .428 0.015 .37 -0.058 .332 -0.038 .347 0.015 .391 0.044 .31 -0.081
xSLG .541 .532 -0.009