Jonathan Broxton
P | B/T: R/R | 6' 4" 285LBS | Age: 38

Draft: 2002 | Rd: 2, #60, Los Angeles Dodgers | Burke County HS (Waynesboro, Ga)

Stats

W L ERA G GS SV IP SO WHIP
2017 0 1 6.89 20 0 0 15.2 16 2.17
13 Seasons 43 38 3.41 694 0 118 676.0 758 1.25
G W-L ERA IP SO WHIP
2017 20 0-1 6.89 15.2 16 2.17
13 Seasons 694 43-38 3.41 676.0 758 1.25

Statcast 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% ERA xERA
2015 31 997 172 7 4.1 2.7 88.9 117.1 6.5 31.4 .228 .368 .331 .296 .363 32.0 24.5 8.6 4.62 3.59
2016 32 1002 175 9 5.1 3.5 85.4 110.3 8.6 37.1 .237 .348 .288 .291 .336 26.3 22.0 9.3 4.30 3.53
2017 33 296 51 3 5.9 3.8 87.8 111.6 10.2 37.3 .293 .449 .406 .355 .411 31.4 20.5 14.1 6.89 5.59
Player 2295 398 19 4.8 3.2 87.1 117.1 7.9 34.7 .240 .369 .322 .301 .357 29.4 22.9 9.6
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.

Statcast Pitch Arsenal

Broxton relies on 3 pitches.
4-Seam Fastball
(52.9%) ,
Slider
(35.1%) ,
Sinker
(12%) ,


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Pitch Tracking



Batted Ball Profile

Season GB % FB % LD % PU % Pull % Straight % Oppo % Weak % Topped % Under % Flare/Burner % Solid % Barrel % Barrel/PA
2015 55.8 11.6 29.7 2.9 20.9 44.8 34.3 4.1 42.4 14.5 17.4 8.7 4.1 2.7
2016 50.3 18.3 27.4 4.0 25.7 41.7 32.0 2.9 41.7 18.3 25.7 3.4 5.1 3.5
2017 47.1 21.6 29.4 2.0 31.4 29.4 37.3 5.9 27.5 19.6 33.3 2.0 5.9 3.8
Player 52.3 15.8 28.6 3.3 24.4 41.5 33.7 3.8 40.2 16.8 23.1 5.5 4.8 3.2
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.

Pitch Movement


How this works: Every pitch is affected by the forces of gravity, which means that every pitch drops on its way from the mound to the plate. These numbers are reported with gravity, which makes them larger and different than other pitch movement numbers you may have seen. Since gravity requires time, and slower pitches aren’t ‘better’ just because they have more time to move, the movement of a pitch is compared to ‘average’ movement by comparing it to other MLB pitch types within +/- 2 MPH and from within +/- 0.5 feet of extension and release.
Vertical Movement (inches) Horizontal Movement (inches)
Year Pitch Team Hand # MPH Inches of Drop vs Avg % vs Avg Inches of Break vs Avg % Break vs Avg
2017 Slider STL R 102 87.7 31.0 0.7 2 3.1 0.2 7
2017 4-Seamer STL R 154 94.5 13.9 -0.6 -5 5.7 -1.9 -25
2017 Sinker STL R 35 93.4 19.6 0.0 0 14.1 -0.6 -4
2016 4-Seamer STL R 362 95.4 15.2 -2.6 -21 5.8 -1.0 -15
2016 Sinker STL R 282 93.2 21.4 2.7 15 12.9 -0.7 -5
2016 Curveball STL R 14 78.3 51.4 -1.9 -4 8.5 -2.1 -20
2016 Slider STL R 317 88.3 31.1 2.4 8 4.1 -0.1 -3
! Note: Years are in reverse order.
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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 %
2017 4-Seamer -0.6 -1 154 52.0 38 .313 .375 .338 23.0 21.1 17.0 .270 .391 .319 19.2
2017 Slider 1.6 2 102 34.5 31 .320 .600 .418 36.2 25.8 17.8 .294 .507 .380 47.4
2017 Sinker 6.7 2 35 11.8 7 1.000 1.000 .860 5.6 0.0 0.0 .461 .545 .486 33.3
! Note: Years are in reverse order.
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Swing/Take

Runs
Year Team PA Pitches Heart Shadow Chase Waste All
2008 297 1,244 -8 -14 7 5 -10
2009 319 1,277 -16 -14 3 5 -22
2010 266 1,071 4 -7 3 5 5
2011 60 239 2 -3 2 1 2
2012 253 994 -10 -10 7 4 -9
2013 131 501 -2 -5 1 4 -2
2014 231 900 -2 -17 4 3 -12
2015 266 1,039 1 -2 5 4 8
2016 254 983 2 -15 6 4 -3
2017 76 291 1 -1 1 2 3
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Plate Discipline

Season Pitches Zone % Zone Swing % Zone Contact % Chase % Chase Contact % Edge % 1st Pitch Strike % Swing % Whiff % Meatball % Meatball Swing %
2015 997 48.5 70.2 82.1 32.7 57.7 42.2 59.9 51.0 25.6 7.4 82.4
2016 1,002 47.4 70.5 83.6 29.6 61.5 42.1 59.5 49.0 21.8 6.3 82.5
2017 296 48.6 81.0 80.9 24.7 54.1 39.4 58.4 51.7 25.5 9.6 96.4
Player 2,295 48.1 71.8 82.5 30.3 59.0 41.8 59.5 50.2 24.0 7.2 84.8
MLB 48.5 66.9 82.0 28.4 58.3 42.6 60.8 47.1 24.7 7.2 76.1
! Note: All figures in this table cover the period 2015-present.

Percentile Rankings

Year xwOBA /
xERA
xBA xSLG xISO xOBP Brl Brl% EV Hard
Hit%
K% BB% Whiff% Chase
Rate
FB
Velo
FB
Spin
CB
Spin
Extension
2015 63 70 63 51 63 79 75 24 58 76 26 73 82 76 37 92
2016 73 65 80 86 41 76 68 98 96 59 29 38 60 75 20 86
2017 73 35 76
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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 22.1 7 6.0 1 4 6 1 14.3
2017 24.0 2 1.7 0 1 1 1 50.0
Player 22.4 9 7.7 1 5 7 2 22.2

Expected Home Runs by Park

Year HR
2016 7 5 10 4 6 7 6 7 7 3 9 6 3 5 6 6 6 5 5 7 9 3 6 6 5 8 7 5 4 6 9
2017 2 2 2 2 2 3 1 2 2 2 1 2 1 1 2 2 2 2 1 2 2 1 1 2 2 1 2 1 2 1 2
Player 9 7 12 6 8 10 7 9 9 5 10 8 4 6 8 8 8 7 6 9 11 4 7 8 7 9 9 6 6 7 11
! 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 +/-  
Fastball Velocity 94.4 94.4 0 -0.1
Offspeed Velocity 0 0 0 0
Breaking Velocity 87.1 87.9 0.8 -0.2
Exit Velocity 88.9 85.4 -3.5 2.4
Launch Angle 6.5 8.6 2.1 1.6
Barrel % 4.1 5.1 1 0.8
Hard Hit % 32 26.3 -5.7 5.1
Sweet Spot % 31.4 37.1 5.7 0.2
xBA .228 .237 0.009 0.056
BA .266 .229 -0.037 0.142
xwOBA .296 .291 -0.005 0.064
wOBA .331 .288 -0.043 0.118
xSLG .368 .348 -0.02 0.101
SLG .437 .366 -0.071 0.15
K% 24.5 22 -2.5 -1.5
BB% 8.6 9.3 0.7 4.8
Swing % 51 49 -2 2.7
Whiff% 25.6 21.8 -3.8 3.7
In Zone % 48.5 47.4 -1.1 1.2
Out of Zone % 51.5 52.6 1.1 -1.2
Out of Zone Swing % 32.7 29.6 -3.1 -4.9
First Pitch Swing % 32.7 32 -0.7 5.7
First Pitch Strike % 59.9 59.5 -0.4 -1.1
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Statcast Shift Statistics

vs RHHvs LHH
YearPAwOBAPAShifts%PAShifts%
2016 252 .287 151 3 2.0 101 19 18.8
2017 76 .406 51 0 0.0 25 0 0.0

Pitch Tempo

Bases EmptyRunners On Base
SeasonTeamPitchesTempoFast %Slow %PitchesTempoFast %Slow %
2010 261 22.0 1.1% 8.8% 228 28.0 0.0% 34.2%
2011 67 24.4 1.5% 7.5% 37 27.1 0.0% 18.9%
2012 244 24.6 0.4% 12.3% 192 30.7 0.0% 55.2%
2013 120 24.1 1.7% 17.5% 99 28.9 0.0% 43.4%
2014 281 23.3 0.7% 12.8% 129 28.4 0.0% 39.5%
2015 255 22.4 5.9% 11.0% 166 26.8 3.6% 31.9%
2016 290 21.4 9.0% 9.0% 155 27.9 2.6% 36.8%
2017 54 22.2 0.0% 3.7% 64 25.1 0.0% 18.8%
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Pitch Distribution