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

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

Stats

PA AB R H HR RBI SB AVG OBP SLG OPS
2022 90 74 4 9 0 3 0 .122 .278 .135 .413
16 Seasons 8218 6796 1118 2036 331 1068 80 .300 .415 .516 .931
AVG HR RBI SB OPS
2022 .122 0 3 0 .413
16 Seasons .300 331 1068 80 .931

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 .298 .554 .428 .415 .416 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 38 372 45 3 6.7 3.3 86.4 111.9 12.9 26.7 .169 .272 .218 .278 .306 26.7 32.2 13.3
Player 17138 2661 259 9.7 6.2 89.2 114.1 13.9 41.7 .281 .514 .389 .393 .431 39.2 18.3 16.7
MLB 6.7 4.6 88.3 169.8 12.0 32.9 .246 .408 .317 .316 .369 35.6 22.0 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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Pitch Tracking

Year Pitch Type # % PA AB H 1B 2B 3B HR SO BBE BA XBA SLG XSLG WOBA XWOBA EV LA Whiff% PutAway%
2022 Fastballs 203 54.7 45 35 5 4 1 0 0 10 25 .143 .234 .171 .379 .263 .357 91.0 17 22.6 16.7
2022 Breaking 129 34.8 34 31 4 4 0 0 0 18 13 .129 .116 .129 .194 .166 .180 81.9 13 47.7 36.0
2022 Offspeed 39 10.5 10 7 0 0 0 0 0 1 6 .000 .081 .000 .097 .214 .268 77.2 1 25.0 7.7
2021 Fastballs 1,233 55.2 312 258 79 37 15 0 27 60 199 .306 .310 .678 .715 .455 .469 94.9 20 24.6 17.0
2021 Breaking 596 26.7 138 126 29 15 5 1 8 51 76 .230 .212 .476 .397 .324 .289 89.5 17 37.0 24.3
2021 Offspeed 403 18.1 77 64 11 7 3 0 1 16 50 .172 .252 .266 .483 .254 .358 90.2 14 34.2 13.9
! 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 % 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 48.9 24.4 20.0 6.7 37.8 46.7 15.6 4.4 37.8 26.7 20.0 4.4 6.7 3.3
Player 39.8 27.3 30.7 2.2 35.5 37.2 27.3 3.1 27.1 23.4 28.0 7.7 9.7 6.2
MLB 45.0 22.8 25.1 7.1 36.6 37.8 25.4 3.8 33.2 24.4 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 -0.8 -1 125 33.6 30 .130 .130 .253 15.3 13.3 10.3 .257 .384 .372 42.1
2022 Slider 0.8 1 79 21.2 25 .136 .136 .192 53.7 56.0 43.8 .104 .208 .198 25.0
2022 Curveball -4.6 -2 51 13.7 10 .100 .100 .090 36.0 40.0 22.2 .148 .163 .135 0.0
2022 Sinker -1.9 -1 46 12.4 7 .167 .167 .229 33.3 14.3 12.5 .220 .258 .278 20.0
2022 Changeup 1.3 0 34 9.1 9 .000 .000 .233 21.4 11.1 9.1 .076 .092 .282 0.0
2022 Cutter 0.4 0 32 8.6 8 .167 .333 .331 37.5 62.5 38.5 .156 .483 .368 100.0
2022 Splitter -2.6 0 5 1.3 1 .000 .000 .000 50.0 0.0 0.0 .106 .126 .095 0.0
2021 4-Seamer 2.7 20 742 33.2 185 .278 .660 .468 26.8 21.6 18.0 .287 .687 .468 60.6
2021 Changeup -0.2 -1 360 16.1 73 .180 .279 .261 34.2 21.9 15.1 .257 .498 .364 36.2
2021 Slider -0.2 -1 356 15.9 81 .189 .432 .299 42.4 48.1 27.9 .170 .353 .252 47.2
2021 Sinker 4.1 14 335 15.0 96 .376 .753 .493 15.1 11.5 12.1 .360 .759 .486 60.0
2021 Curveball 2.0 5 240 10.8 57 .288 .538 .381 28.3 21.1 17.1 .272 .461 .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 8.0 1 11 1.2 5 .200 .200 .180 0.0 20.0 20.0 .324 .346 .293 0.0
2019 4-Seamer 0.6 5 823 33.5 192 .293 .500 .420 14.6 16.1 13.4 .284 .535 .388 48.5
2019 Sinker 1.6 8 505 20.5 150 .336 .472 .415 13.0 16.7 18.4 .335 .574 .432 46.0
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 -1.6 -1 40 1.6 9 .286 .286 .278 31.6 22.2 13.3 .219 .325 .308 50.0
2018 4-Seamer 1.4 13 960 38.3 240 .285 .456 .396 16.5 15.8 13.7 .303 .570 .434 45.8
2018 Sinker 0.8 4 543 21.7 155 .317 .400 .397 12.5 10.3 11.2 .335 .491 .433 35.2
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 .309 .637 .451 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 14 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 90 372 -5 -3 3 3 -3
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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 84.6
2017 2,733 50.2 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 83.6 12.9 74.8 42.2 35.6 39.7 17.9 7.9 83.8
2019 2,458 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 69.0
2021 2,232 47.8 68.1 77.6 21.7 50.6 41.5 34.3 43.9 29.4 6.8 81.5
2022 372 47.8 71.3 73.2 24.7 54.2 39.2 36.7 47.0 32.0 8.3 90.3
Player 17,138 47.7 66.1 82.8 17.3 65.4 43.1 32.8 40.6 21.0 7.2 81.0
MLB 48.5 66.8 82.0 28.3 58.4 42.6 29.3 47.0 24.6 7.2 76.0
! Note: All figures in this table cover the period 2015-present.

Percentile Rankings

Year xwOBA xBA xSLG xISO xOBP Brl Brl% EV HardHit% K% BB% Whiff% Speed OAA
2015 99 94 96 94 100 96 92 79 82 45 100 33 22
2016 98 97 93 85 100 85 79 60 67 62 99 72 17
2017 99 96 95 91 100 91 72 39 36 96 100 90 15 30
2018 96 91 81 65 100 56 46 37 37 77 99 80 21 24
2019 69 52 51 45 83 51 40 41 44 61 88 80 17 61
2020 82 54 75 78 88 66 58 26 32 66 96 69 16 4
2021 96 81 97 99 94 91 95 93 96 32 97 20 18 41
2022 12 1 2 8 40 10 40 15 7 7 87 13 5 3
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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 12.6 2.0 11 14 2 13.3
2020 22.9 11 8.8 2.0 3 10 1 9.1
2021 23.3 36 32.4 4.0 11 28 13 36.1

Expected Home Runs by Park

Year HR
2019 15 15 19 11 16 12 12 16 10 13 11 14 7 10 11 15 10 17 10 14 5 11 10 11 13 14 14 13 15 11 17
2020 11 11 10 7 10 7 0 11 9 8 10 9 5 8 7 10 7 11 7 12 4 8 9 9 8 11 9 8 10 8 12
2021 36 34 35 31 36 28 30 38 29 35 37 32 21 30 31 37 25 39 32 38 20 29 29 34 31 41 34 28 41 28 40
! 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 +/-   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 86.4 -6.5
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 12.9 -5.3
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 6.7 -10.5
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 26.7 -26.5
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 26.7 -17.6
xBA .289 .301 0.012 .298 -0.003 .285 -0.013 .259 -0.026 .253 -0.006 .274 0.021 .169 -0.105
BA .314 .326 0.012 .32 -0.006 .284 -0.036 .261 -0.023 .226 -0.035 .266 0.04 .122 -0.144
xwOBA .422 .399 -0.023 .415 0.016 .391 -0.024 .347 -0.044 .369 0.022 .406 0.037 .278 -0.128
wOBA .427 .413 -0.014 .428 0.015 .37 -0.058 .332 -0.038 .347 0.015 .391 0.044 .218 -0.173
xSLG .541 .532 -0.009 .554 0.022 .472 -0.082 .446 -0.026 .478 0.032 .592 0.114 .272 -0.32
SLG .541 .55 0.009 .578 0.028 .419 -0.159 .411 -0.008 .446 0.035 .563 0.117 .135 -0.428
K% 19.4 17.7 -1.7 11.7 -6 16.2 4.5 20.2 4 19.3 -0.9 23.8 4.5 32.2 8.4
BB% 20.6 16 -4.6 19 3 17.3 -1.7 12.5 -4.8 16.6 4.1 14.4 -2.2 13.3 -1.1
Swing % 36.7 41.5 4.8 41.9 0.4 39.7 -2.2 41.5 1.8 36.2 -5.3 43.9 7.7 47 3.1
Whiff% 23.9 18.5 -5.4 15.4 -3.1 17.9 2.5 19.6 1.7 22.5 2.9 29.4 6.9 32 2.6
In Zone % 45 46.1 1.1 50.2 4.1 49.5 -0.7 48.1 -1.4 47.3 -0.8 47.8 0.5 47.8 0
Out of Zone % 55 53.9 -1.1 49.8 -4.1 50.5 0.7 51.9 1.4 52.7 0.8 52.2 -0.5 52.2 0
Out of Zone Swing % 16.7 20 3.3 13.2 -6.8 12.9 -0.3 18.5 5.6 17.3 -1.2 21.7 4.4 24.7