José Pirela
LF | Bats/Throws: R/R | 6' 0" 220LBS | Age: 34
PA AB R H HR SB AVG OBP SLG OPS
2017 344 312 43 90 10 4 .288 .347 .490 .837
2018 473 438 54 109 5 6 .249 .300 .345 .645
2019 24 22 1 4 1 0 .182 .250 .364 .614
6 Seasons 985 909 113 234 17 11 .257 .308 .392 .700
AVG HR SB OPS
2017 .288 10 4 .837
2018 .249 5 6 .645
2019 .182 1 0 .614
6 Seasons .257 17 11 .700
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 25 276 60 2 3.3 2.6 86.1 110.6 0.1 21.7 .242 .316 .242 .256 .313 25.0 20.5 2.6
2016 26 153 31 0 0.0 0.0 85.6 112.0 6.7 19.4 .219 .283 .167 .230 .283 32.3 22.0 2.4
2017 27 1306 244 11 4.5 3.2 89.3 112.9 6.0 29.5 .265 .424 .355 .327 .378 39.1 20.6 7.8
2018 28 1818 351 12 3.4 2.5 89.0 112.1 4.7 25.1 .254 .344 .283 .292 .330 37.4 18.8 6.3
2019 29 89 15 2 13.3 8.3 86.5 105.5 22.8 26.7 .181 .388 .262 .272 .344 33.3 29.2 8.3
Player 3642 701 27 3.9 2.8 88.7 112.9 5.3 26.1 .253 .369 .300 .298 .344 36.6 20.0 6.5
MLB 6.9 4.7 88.4 122.4 12.2 33.1 .245 .406 .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 56.7 11.7 23.3 8.3 28.3 50.0 20.0 5.0 46.7 18.3 23.3 0.0 3.3 2.6
2016 54.8 6.5 22.6 16.1 29.0 41.9 29.0 6.5 38.7 22.6 25.8 6.5 0.0 0.0
2017 48.0 18.4 27.9 5.7 35.2 40.6 23.4 3.7 37.3 21.7 25.0 7.0 4.5 3.2
2018 53.8 15.1 22.8 8.3 26.5 45.9 27.6 2.8 41.9 19.1 26.2 4.6 3.4 2.5
2019 33.3 33.3 13.3 20.0 33.3 33.3 33.3 6.7 33.3 40.0 6.7 0.0 13.3 8.3
Player 51.6 16.0 24.4 8.0 30.0 43.9 25.7 3.6 40.4 20.5 25.1 5.0 3.9 2.8
MLB 44.6 23.5 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 %
2019 Sinker -4.3 -1 27 30.3 8 .143 .286 .244 11.1 12.5 33.3 .138 .151 .202 33.3
2019 Slider 15.9 2 15 16.9 2 1.000 2.500 1.450 50.0 0.0 0.0 .587 1.980 1.010 50.0
2019 4-Seamer -6.4 -1 15 16.9 3 .000 .000 .000 37.5 33.3 33.3 .013 .021 .014 0.0
2019 Changeup -11.0 -2 14 15.7 6 .167 .167 .150 36.4 50.0 60.0 .178 .241 .177 33.3
2019 Curveball -5.6 -1 10 11.2 5 .000 .000 .140 42.9 40.0 40.0 .184 .501 .363 50.0
2019 Cutter -1.6 0 8 9.0 -- -- -- 50.0 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
2018 4-Seamer -1.6 -10 653 35.9 153 .201 .246 .255 24.5 20.3 17.7 .246 .323 .300 48.1
2018 Sinker 1.1 4 316 17.4 81 .347 .453 .376 15.3 9.9 12.9 .287 .382 .323 37.3
2018 Slider -0.7 -2 287 15.8 76 .264 .389 .282 25.3 19.7 15.5 .257 .326 .283 27.6
2018 Curveball -0.6 -1 209 11.5 51 .224 .347 .280 28.9 27.5 21.5 .215 .283 .237 37.1
2018 Changeup 0.6 1 157 8.6 56 .255 .436 .302 26.3 16.1 23.1 .265 .405 .297 21.7
2018 Cutter -1.0 -1 126 6.9 38 .270 .351 .284 19.7 15.8 18.2 .293 .443 .332 48.4
2018 Splitter -7.5 -1 14 0.8 4 .000 .000 .000 20.0 25.0 14.3 .162 .211 .163 0.0
2018 Sweeper -7.9 0 4 0.2 2 .000 .000 .000 66.7 50.0 100.0 .000 .000 .000 0.0
2017 Sinker 0.9 3 367 28.1 93 .357 .571 .437 16.0 11.8 14.7 .323 .501 .384 41.1
2017 4-Seamer -0.6 -2 366 28.0 77 .238 .476 .366 25.5 19.5 15.3 .245 .432 .361 50.0
2017 Slider 0.7 2 232 17.8 62 .310 .500 .358 35.5 27.4 18.1 .190 .281 .225 31.0
2017 Curveball 0.7 1 130 10.0 46 .244 .444 .300 35.6 34.8 29.6 .272 .390 .291 44.8
2017 Changeup 2.6 3 122 9.3 38 .265 .529 .393 27.0 18.4 17.5 .274 .501 .351 27.6
2017 Cutter -1.7 -1 48 3.7 14 .286 .357 .282 12.0 14.3 25.0 .336 .490 .350 33.3
2017 Splitter -0.6 0 17 1.3 8 .250 .250 .225 18.2 12.5 20.0 .231 .329 .240 28.6
2017 Slurve -11.7 0 4 0.3 2 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 .327 1.088 .576 50.0
2017 Sweeper -3.0 0 3 0.2 -- -- -- 100.0 -- -- -- -- -- --
2017 Forkball 45.9 0 1 0.1 1 1.000 1.000 .900 0.0 0.0 0.0 .112 .117 .107 0.0
! Note: Years are in reverse order.
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Swing/Take

Runs
Year Team PA Pitches Heart Shadow Chase Waste All
2015 78 276 -2 -2 -1 1 -4
2016 41 153 -4 -2 0 0 -5
2017 341 1,290 -5 0 5 6 6
2018 461 1,766 -2 -21 7 5 -12
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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 276 50.7 55.0 92.2 33.8 58.7 46.7 21.8 44.6 19.5 6.9 68.4
2016 153 51.0 56.4 88.6 28.0 57.1 40.5 22.0 42.5 21.5 8.5 84.6
2017 1,306 49.1 63.9 82.0 30.4 58.0 40.8 23.3 46.9 26.1 9.1 70.3
2018 1,818 50.2 63.2 84.0 30.1 60.8 43.9 18.6 46.5 23.6 6.0 71.7
2019 89 42.7 60.5 73.9 39.2 55.0 47.2 29.2 48.3 34.9 4.5 75.0
Player 3,642 49.7 62.5 83.8 30.7 59.2 43.0 21.0 46.3 24.4 7.3 71.5
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 80 97
2016 85 90
2017 46 64 45 38 50 15 29 79 91 70 49 42 31 31 93
2018 16 54 10 7 29 14 15 53 85 48 64 22 54 35 85 79
2019 40 59
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Expected Home Runs

Year Team Avg HR Trot Actual HR xHR HR-xHR Doubters Mostly Gone No Doubters No Doubter %
2017 20.3 10 10.6 -1 7 6 6 60.0
2018 20.1 5 6.6 -2 5 6 2 40.0
2019 21.0 1 1.1 0 1 0 1 100.0
Player 20.3 16 18.3 -2 13 12 9 56.3

Expected Home Runs by Park

Year HR
2017 10 11 11 10 10 9 14 9 8 7 10 13 11 10 9 13 8 8 13 9 11 12 13 13 11 9 8 15 14 11 8
2018 5 10 4 7 7 6 7 7 5 5 6 7 8 5 7 7 6 6 6 8 6 8 9 9 6 4 6 8 7 6 5
2019 1 1 1 2 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 2 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 2 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Player 16 22 16 19 18 16 22 17 14 13 17 21 21 16 17 21 15 15 20 18 18 21 24 23 18 14 15 24 22 18 14
! 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 +/-  
Exit Velocity 86.1 85.6 -0.5 89.3 3.7 89.0 -0.3 86.5 -2.5
Launch Angle 0.1 6.7 6.6 6.0 -0.7 4.7 -1.3 22.8 18.1
Barrel % 3.3 0.0 -3.3 4.5 4.5 3.4 -1.1 13.3 9.9
Hard Hit % 25.0 32.3 7.3 39.1 6.8 37.4 -1.7 33.3 -4.1
Sweet Spot % 21.7 19.4 -2.3 29.5 10.1 25.1 -4.4 26.7 1.6
xBA .242 .219 -0.023 .265 0.046 .254 -0.011 .181 -0.073
BA .230 .154 -0.076 .288 0.134 .249 -0.039 .182 -0.067
xwOBA .256 .230 -0.026 .327 0.097 .292 -0.035 .272 -0.020
wOBA .242 .167 -0.075 .355 0.188 .283 -0.072 .262 -0.021
xSLG .316 .283 -0.033 .424 0.141 .344 -0.080 .388 0.044
SLG .311 .205 -0.106 .490 0.285 .345 -0.145 .364 0.019
K% 20.5 22.0 1.5 20.6 -1.4 18.8 -1.8 29.2 10.4
BB% 2.6 2.4 -0.2 7.8 5.4 6.3 -1.5 8.3 2.0
Swing % 44.6 42.5 -2.1 46.9 4.4 46.5 -0.4 48.3 1.8
Whiff% 19.5 21.5 2.0 26.1 4.6 23.6 -2.5 34.9 11.3
In Zone % 50.7 51.0 0.3 49.1 -1.9 50.2 1.1 42.7 -7.5
Out of Zone % 49.3 49.0 -0.3 50.9 1.9 49.8 -1.1 57.3 7.5
Out of Zone Swing % 33.8 28.0 -5.8 30.4 2.4 30.1 -0.3 39.2 9.1
First Pitch Swing % 21.8 22.0 0.2 23.3 1.3 18.6 -4.7 29.2 10.6
First Pitch Strike % 61.5 65.9 4.4 62.2 -3.7 58.1 -4.1 45.8 -12.3
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Statcast Fielder Positioning

wOBA
SeasonAlignment TypeBat SidePAShifts/Shades%No Shift/ShadeShift/Shade
2016 Shifts R 41 0 0.0 .167
2017 Shifts R 340 2 0.6 .351 .785
2018 Shifts R 457 18 3.9 .284 .353
2019 Shifts R 24 0 0.0 .262
! 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 %
2014 24 17.9 20.8% 4.2% 18 25.0 0.0% 11.1%
2015 80 17.0 38.8% 6.3% 53 22.3 9.4% 13.2%
2016 55 14.8 50.9% 3.6% 20 23.9 0.0% 30.0%
2017 420 17.1 33.3% 4.0% 182 23.8 1.6% 12.6%
2018 582 16.9 33.3% 3.8% 253 23.3 1.2% 11.9%
2019 22 16.9 27.3% 0.0% 18 23.5 0.0% 11.1%
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