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 227 192 19 40 5 23 0 .208 .330 .365 .695
16 Seasons 8355 6914 1133 2067 336 1088 80 .299 .414 .516 .930
AVG HR RBI SB OPS
2022 .208 5 23 0 .695
16 Seasons .299 336 1088 80 .930

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 38 875 134 14 10.4 6.3 89.9 111.9 16.2 37.3 .233 .436 .318 .343 .392 41.8 24.3 12.6
Player 17641 2750 270 9.8 6.3 89.3 114.1 14.0 41.7 .281 .515 .389 .393 .431 39.5 18.3 16.6
MLB 6.7 4.6 88.4 122.2 12.1 32.9 .246 .410 .317 .317 .370 35.7 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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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 41.0 29.9 23.9 5.2 42.5 36.6 20.9 3.7 29.1 29.1 23.1 4.5 10.4 6.3
Player 39.7 27.5 30.5 2.3 35.8 37.0 27.2 3.1 27.1 23.6 27.9 7.6 9.8 6.3
MLB 45.0 22.9 25.1 7.1 36.7 37.8 25.4 3.8 33.1 24.5 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 2.1 6 282 32.2 70 .236 .455 .379 18.7 15.7 14.3 .295 .619 .448 59.1
2022 Slider -0.3 0 144 16.5 40 .171 .229 .240 40.5 37.5 31.9 .167 .333 .269 30.0
2022 Sinker 0.9 1 113 12.9 27 .250 .417 .330 28.0 22.2 18.8 .231 .346 .295 50.0
2022 Curveball -2.4 -3 111 12.7 30 .250 .393 .305 34.7 26.7 23.5 .229 .373 .284 25.0
2022 Changeup -1.5 -2 110 12.6 27 .130 .217 .230 32.1 14.8 13.8 .231 .387 .326 31.6
2022 Cutter 3.7 3 92 10.5 22 .235 .588 .420 37.2 40.9 30.0 .166 .377 .332 37.5
2022 Splitter -3.1 -1 23 2.6 6 .167 .167 .150 46.2 16.7 14.3 .267 .374 .275 20.0
2021 4-Seamer 2.7 21 752 33.7 187 .281 .658 .468 26.6 21.4 17.8 .287 .683 .466 60.4
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 13 325 14.6 94 .373 .759 .494 15.3 11.7 12.5 .362 .767 .490 60.3
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 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 5 825 33.6 193 .293 .500 .422 14.6 16.1 13.2 .284 .535 .390 48.5
2019 Sinker 1.6 8 503 20.5 149 .336 .472 .413 13.0 16.8 18.7 .335 .574 .430 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 1.3 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 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 222 875 -3 -5 9 5 5
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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 66.8 83.3 19.9 74.3 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 875 49.0 73.0 75.7 23.1 52.4 40.6 37.4 47.5 30.0 8.0 88.6
Player 17,641 47.7 66.3 82.6 17.4 65.0 43.1 33.0 40.8 21.3 7.2 81.2
MLB 48.5 66.9 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 92 85 100 85 79 60 67 62 99 72 17
2017 99 97 95 91 100 91 72 39 36 96 100 90 15 45
2018 96 91 79 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 62
2020 83 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 63
2022 59 20 45 62 70 53 69 67 62 35 89 20 9 2
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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 31.8 4 11 20 16 44.4
2022 24.5 5 4.7 0 4 6 0 0.0

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 10 8 3 9 11 9 9 7 8 11 8 4 9 6 12
2021 36 34 34 28 28 38 30 37 33 33 31 32 26 23 27 35 39 29 31 27 35 30 29 34 32 36 34 28 33 27 40
2022 5 7 6 4 4 5 4 5 4 3 5 4 3 2 4 6 5 7 3 4 9 4 3 6 5 4 5 4 6 3 7
! 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 89.9 -3
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 16.2 -2
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 10.4 -6.8
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 41.8 -11.4
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 37.3 -7
xBA .289 .301 0.012 .299 -0.002 .285 -0.014 .259 -0.026 .253 -0.006 .274 0.021 .233 -0.041
BA .314 .326 0.012 .32 -0.006 .284 -0.036 .261 -0.023 .226 -0.035 .266 0.04 .213 -0.053
xwOBA .422 .399 -0.023 .416 0.017 .391 -0.025 .347 -0.044 .369 0.022 .406 0.037 .343 -0.063
wOBA .427 .413 -0.014 .428 0.015 .37 -0.058 .332 -0.038 .347 0.015 .391 0.044 .318 -0.073
xSLG .541 .532 -0.009 .555 0.023 .472 -0.083 .446 -0.026 .478 0.032 .592 0.114 .436 -0.156
SLG .541 .55 0.009 .578 0.028 .419 -0.159 .411 -0.008 .446 0.035 .563 0.117 .372 -0.191
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 24.3 0.5
BB% 20.6 16 -4.6 19 3 17.3 -1.7 12.5 -4.8 16.6 4.1 14.4 -2.2 12.6 -1.8
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 47.5 3.6
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 30 0.6
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 49 1.2
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 51 -1.2
Out of Zone Swing % 16.7 19.9 3.2 13.2 -6.7 12.9 -0.3 18.5 5.6 17.3 -1.2 21.7 4.4 23.1 1.4
First Pitch Swing % 28.9 30.4 1.5 36.2 5.8 35.6 -0.6 32.7 -2.9 28.7 -4 34.3 5.6 37.4 3.1
First Pitch Strike % 54.5 54.4 -0.1 56.8 2.4 56 -0.8 59 3 57 -2 58.7 1.7 57.2 -1.5
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Statcast Shift Statistics

SeasonBat SidePAShifts%wOBA - No ShiftwOBA - Shift
2016 L 644 197 30.6 .414 .417
2017 L 687 128 18.6 .432 .412
2018 L 617 159 25.8 .370 .369
2019 L 594 190 32.0 .343 .314
2020 L 221 174 78.7 .334 .353
2021 L 527 408 77.4 .371 .397
2022 L 221 203 91.9 .269 .321

Pitch Tempo