Jose Lobaton
C | Bats/Throws: S/R | 6' 1" 212LBS | Age: 38
PA AB R H HR SB AVG OBP SLG OPS
2017 158 141 11 24 4 0 .170 .248 .277 .525
2018 57 49 3 7 0 0 .143 .246 .224 .470
2021 13 11 1 0 0 0 .000 .154 .000 .154
10 Seasons 1,291 1,145 110 244 21 0 .213 .291 .316 .607
AVG HR SB OPS
2017 .170 4 0 .525
2018 .143 0 0 .470
2021 .000 0 0 .154
10 Seasons .213 21 0 .607
MLB Percentile Rankings
Hits Spray Chart

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 30 633 99 6 6.1 3.9 87.4 107.3 11.2 26.3 .205 .339 .256 .283 .337 29.3 25.8 9.7
2016 31 426 83 4 4.8 3.5 89.6 108.8 8.1 33.7 .256 .433 .301 .337 .360 31.3 15.8 10.5
2017 32 627 108 6 5.6 3.8 85.0 108.2 9.8 32.4 .219 .388 .232 .294 .339 31.5 22.2 8.9
2018 33 253 35 1 2.9 1.8 85.9 103.3 4.8 40.0 .211 .325 .218 .284 .326 37.1 26.3 12.3
2021 36 57 6 0 0.0 0.0 90.4 103.0 2.4 33.3 .121 .156 .106 .207 .217 50.0 38.5 15.4
Player 1996 331 17 5.1 3.4 87.0 108.8 9.1 31.7 .219 .369 .250 .297 .340 31.7 22.7 10.1
MLB 6.9 4.7 88.4 122.4 12.2 33.1 .245 .405 .316 .315 .369 36.3 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, Sweeper, Slurve, 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 47.5 22.2 26.3 4.0 31.3 36.4 32.3 0.0 41.4 26.3 21.2 3.0 6.1 3.9
2016 48.2 21.7 30.1 0.0 41.0 28.9 30.1 0.0 36.1 20.5 24.1 7.2 4.8 3.5
2017 50.9 19.4 21.3 8.3 31.5 45.4 23.1 4.6 36.1 22.2 25.0 4.6 5.6 3.8
2018 57.1 14.3 28.6 0.0 34.3 37.1 28.6 5.7 42.9 11.4 22.9 11.4 2.9 1.8
2021 66.7 16.7 16.7 0.0 33.3 16.7 50.0 0.0 50.0 16.7 33.3 0.0 0.0 0.0
Player 50.2 20.2 25.7 3.9 34.1 37.2 28.7 2.1 38.7 21.8 23.6 5.4 5.1 3.4
MLB 44.7 23.4 24.9 7.0 37.0 37.6 25.3 3.9 32.8 24.7 24.4 5.8 6.9 4.7
! 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 %
2021 4-Seamer -0.7 0 24 42.1 4 .000 .000 .175 30.0 50.0 25.0 .002 .003 .176 0.0
2021 Sinker -4.6 -1 12 21.1 2 .000 .000 .000 50.0 0.0 0.0 .362 .403 .335 50.0
2021 Changeup 0.4 0 9 15.8 3 .000 .000 .233 75.0 33.3 33.3 .177 .316 .368 100.0
2021 Slider -14.8 -1 8 14.0 4 .000 .000 .000 42.9 50.0 40.0 .062 .066 .056 50.0
2021 Curveball -1.5 0 4 7.0 -- -- -- 33.3 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
2018 Sinker 0.5 0 75 29.6 16 .143 .214 .222 28.6 12.5 10.5 .294 .456 .369 58.3
2018 4-Seamer -0.4 0 73 28.9 16 .286 .357 .334 37.5 37.5 30.0 .232 .396 .321 12.5
2018 Changeup -6.7 -3 38 15.0 11 .000 .000 .127 31.6 9.1 7.1 .259 .358 .326 50.0
2018 Curveball 3.9 1 22 8.7 2 .000 .000 .450 33.3 50.0 14.3 .022 .024 .021 0.0
2018 Slider -4.2 -1 20 7.9 7 .000 .000 .100 22.2 28.6 20.0 .098 .108 .177 25.0
2018 Cutter -0.6 0 16 6.3 4 .250 .750 .533 33.3 50.0 25.0 .027 .047 .029 0.0
2018 Splitter -1.6 0 9 3.6 1 .000 .000 .000 50.0 100.0 20.0 -- -- .000 --
2017 4-Seamer -4.2 -10 237 37.8 56 .176 .216 .211 23.7 25.0 21.9 .232 .360 .283 34.2
2017 Sinker -1.2 -1 124 19.8 32 .148 .370 .291 14.1 9.4 12.5 .263 .498 .379 37.5
2017 Changeup -0.4 0 84 13.4 20 .167 .167 .205 27.5 15.0 8.6 .201 .281 .256 26.7
2017 Curveball -0.8 -1 64 10.2 9 .222 .222 .200 40.0 22.2 10.5 .226 .304 .227 28.6
2017 Slider 2.7 2 57 9.1 23 .263 .632 .416 37.5 39.1 34.6 .224 .552 .369 45.5
2017 Cutter -0.7 0 42 6.7 12 .083 .083 .225 28.6 33.3 26.7 .100 .161 .110 0.0
2017 Splitter -12.8 -1 10 1.6 2 .000 .000 .000 40.0 0.0 0.0 .049 .055 .045 0.0
2017 Sweeper -6.9 0 3 0.5 1 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 .047 .081 .054 0.0
2017 Forkball -7.0 0 2 0.3 1 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 -- .720 2.450 1.287 100.0
! Note: Years are in reverse order.
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Swing/Take

Runs
Year Team PA Pitches Heart Shadow Chase Waste All
2011 39 163 -5 -4 2 1 -6
2012 196 782 -2 -11 7 5 -1
2013 318 1,200 -5 -7 6 4 -2
2014 229 866 -7 -10 -1 4 -14
2015 154 629 -4 -4 3 4 -2
2016 122 455 -2 -2 2 1 -1
2017 159 633 -6 -14 5 2 -13
2018 57 253 -4 -3 3 1 -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 633 45.0 70.9 75.7 25.9 54.4 45.2 39.4 46.1 30.8 6.2 76.9
2016 426 47.2 75.1 84.1 33.3 61.3 44.6 38.6 53.1 23.0 6.3 81.5
2017 627 52.0 70.9 80.5 24.3 56.2 47.2 36.3 48.5 25.0 8.0 72.0
2018 253 49.8 70.6 69.7 20.5 53.8 41.1 24.6 45.5 33.0 7.1 72.2
2021 57 56.1 75.0 62.5 24.0 33.3 42.1 46.2 52.6 43.3 8.8 100.0
Player 1,996 48.6 71.9 77.9 26.3 56.3 45.1 36.7 48.4 27.8 7.0 76.3
MLB 48.6 67.0 82.0 28.5 58.0 42.6 29.6 47.1 24.8 7.3 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 56 7
2016 66 10
2017 61 5
2018 35 13
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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 23.0 4 3.4 1 3 2 2 50.0
2017 23.6 4 4.5 -1 2 3 2 50.0
2018 -- 0 0.4 0 0 1 0 --
Player 23.3 8 8.3 0 5 6 4 50.0

Expected Home Runs by Park

Year HR
2016 4 5 4 3 3 2 4 4 3 2 2 4 3 2 3 3 2 2 5 3 3 4 5 6 3 3 4 5 4 3 2
2017 4 5 2 5 5 5 5 5 3 4 4 5 4 4 5 4 4 4 4 5 5 3 7 4 5 4 5 6 5 5 3
2018 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 1 0 1 1 0 0 1 1 1 0 0
Player 8 11 6 9 8 7 9 9 6 6 6 10 8 6 8 8 6 6 10 9 9 7 13 11 8 7 10 12 10 8 5
! 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 +/-  
Exit Velocity 87.4 89.6 2.2 85.0 -4.6 85.9 0.9
Launch Angle 11.2 8.1 -3.1 9.8 1.7 4.8 -5.0
Barrel % 6.1 4.8 -1.3 5.6 0.8 2.9 -2.7
Hard Hit % 29.3 31.3 2.0 31.5 0.2 37.1 5.6
Sweet Spot % 26.3 33.7 7.4 32.4 -1.3 40.0 7.6
xBA .205 .256 0.051 .219 -0.037 .211 -0.008
BA .199 .232 0.033 .170 -0.062 .143 -0.027
xwOBA .283 .337 0.054 .294 -0.043 .284 -0.010
wOBA .256 .301 0.045 .232 -0.069 .218 -0.014
xSLG .339 .433 0.094 .388 -0.045 .325 -0.063
SLG .294 .374 0.080 .277 -0.097 .224 -0.053
K% 25.8 15.8 -10.0 22.2 6.4 26.3 4.1
BB% 9.7 10.5 0.8 8.9 -1.6 12.3 3.4
Swing % 46.1 53.1 7.0 48.5 -4.6 45.5 -3.0
Whiff% 30.8 23.0 -7.8 25.0 2.0 33.0 8.0
In Zone % 45.0 47.2 2.2 52.0 4.8 49.8 -2.2
Out of Zone % 55.0 52.8 -2.2 48.0 -4.8 50.2 2.2
Out of Zone Swing % 25.9 33.3 7.4 24.3 -9.0 20.5 -3.8
First Pitch Swing % 39.4 38.6 -0.8 36.3 -2.3 24.6 -11.7
First Pitch Strike % 58.7 60.5 1.8 58.6 -1.9 61.4 2.8
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Statcast Fielder Positioning

wOBA
SeasonAlignment TypeBat SidePAShifts/Shades%No Shift/ShadeShift/Shade
2016 Shifts L 86 12 14.0 .353 .204
2016 Shifts R 17 1 5.9 .212 .000
2017 Shifts L 118 15 12.7 .235 .338
2017 Shifts R 39 0 0.0 .184
2018 Shifts L 39 13 33.3 .243 .281
2018 Shifts R 18 1 5.6 .144 .000
2021 Shifts L 11 9 81.8 .346 .077
2021 Shifts R 2 0 0.0 .000
! Note: Shifts are through the 2022 season, Shaded starting from the 2023 season, Shift: three or more infielders are on the same side of second base, Shade: positioned outside of their typical responsible slices of the field.
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Pitch Tempo

Bases EmptyRunners On Base
SeasonTeamPitchesTempoFast %Slow %PitchesTempoFast %Slow %
2011 39 16.3 30.8% 0.0% 39 20.6 2.6% 5.1%
2012 214 14.9 50.5% 1.4% 151 22.2 0.7% 13.2%
2013 341 15.6 43.4% 1.5% 184 21.3 3.3% 10.3%
2014 228 16.0 37.3% 2.6% 127 22.4 0.0% 17.3%
2015 179 17.3 32.4% 2.8% 104 23.4 4.8% 28.8%
2016 106 17.2 33.0% 0.9% 60 23.5 5.0% 16.7%
2017 170 16.3 31.8% 2.9% 107 22.3 2.8% 11.2%
2018 87 15.9 28.7% 4.6% 30 22.1 0.0% 10.0%
2021 14 18.1 7.1% 7.1% 10 34.5 0.0% 60.0%
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