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Jose Suarez
Popularity: ↑ 73%
P | B/T: L/L | 5' 10" 225LBS | Age: 23

Poor Avg Great

Stats

W L ERA G GS SV IP SO WHIP
2020 0 2 38.57 2 2 0 2.1 2 6.43
2 Seasons 2 8 7.99 21 17 0 83.1 74 1.78
G W-L ERA IP SO WHIP
2020 2 0-2 38.57 2.1 2 6.43
2 Seasons 21 2-8 7.99 83.1 74 1.78

Statcast Statistics

Season Pitches Batted Balls Barrels Barrel % Exit Velocity Launch Angle Sweet Spot % XBA XSLG WOBA XWOBA XWOBACON HardHit% K% BB% ERA xERA
2019 1486 260 23 8.8 88.7 16.7 36.2 .270 .474 .394 .353 .396 37.3 19.2 8.8 7.11 5.78
2020 88 15 3 20 91.2 7.2 40 .478 .863 .646 .603 .642 66.7 8.7 21.7 38.57 25.48
1574 275 26 9.5 88.9 16.2 36.4 .280 .493 .408 .368 .409 38.9 18.6 9.5
6.4 88.3 11.9 32.8 .243 .402 .318 .312 .362 35.1 21.8 8.3

Statcast Pitch Arsenal

Suarez relies on 5 pitches.
Changeup
(35.2%) ,
4-Seam Fastball
(34.1%) ,
Curveball
(13.6%) ,
Sinker
(11.4%) ,
Slider
(5.7%) ,


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Pitch Tracking

Year Pitch Type # # RHB # LHB % MPH PA AB H 1B 2B 3B HR SO BBE BA XBA SLG XSLG WOBA XWOBA EV LA Spin Whiff% PutAway%
2020 Changeup 31 25 6 35.2 83.4 8 5 1 0 1 0 0 2 3 .200 .293 .400 .882 .417 .560 102.0 3 1473 64.3 16.7
2020 4-Seam Fastball 30 23 7 34.1 93.4 8 6 5 4 0 0 1 0 6 .833 .554 1.333 .853 .863 .626 91.6 0 2221 7.7 0.0
2020 Curveball 12 9 3 13.6 77.9 3 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 2 .500 .527 .500 .656 .537 .590 54.1 41 2856 33.3 0.0
2020 Sinker 10 7 3 11.4 92.7 4 4 3 2 1 0 0 0 4 .750 .574 1.000 .959 .751 .651 100.9 5 2042 0.0 0.0
2020 Slider 5 2 3 5.7 82.2 2093 50.0
2019 4-Seam Fastball 701 514 187 47.2 91.7 153 134 46 30 3 0 13 17 119 .343 .326 .657 .616 .437 .423 88.6 20 2243 17.1 11.3
2019 Changeup 459 375 84 30.9 81.7 155 137 35 19 11 0 5 42 96 .255 .216 .445 .342 .333 .285 87.1 10 1608 32.0 23.2
2019 Curveball 274 196 78 18.5 75.8 54 46 14 9 0 0 5 9 37 .304 .244 .630 .460 .430 .352 87.9 19 2788 27.5 15.8
2019 Slider 51 15 36 3.4 81.4 11 11 5 2 3 0 0 3 8 .455 .380 .727 .498 .490 .374 89.8 17 2476 36.8 21.4


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
2020 Changeup LAA L 31 83.4 33.2 0.3 1 11.2 -2.5 -18
2020 Curveball LAA L 12 77.9 51.7 -2 -4 12.6 2.3 23
2020 4-Seamer LAA L 30 93.4 16.1 -0.2 -1 7.4 -0.5 -7
2020 Slider LAA L 5 82.2 37.9 -1.8 -5 1.2 -6.3 -84
2020 Sinker LAA L 10 92.7 21.3 -1.4 -6 14.1 -0.8 -6
2019 Changeup LAA L 459 81.7 32.7 -1.2 -3 8.2 -5.8 -42
2019 Curveball LAA L 274 75.8 55.8 -3.3 -6 12.4 1.3 11
2019 4-Seamer LAA L 701 91.7 17.4 0 0 7.4 -0.3 -4
2019 Slider LAA L 51 81.4 43.2 1.5 4 3.4 -5.3 -61
! 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 %
2020 Curveball 7.5 1 12 13.6 3 .5 .5 .533 33.3 0 0 .526 .656 .581 50
2020 Sinker 21.9 2 10 11.4 4 .75 1 .763 0 0 0 .574 .959 .651 75
2020 4-Seamer 14.5 4 30 34.1 8 .833 1.333 .875 7.7 0 0 .554 .853 .626 66.7
2020 Changeup 3.9 1 31 35.2 8 .2 .4 .419 64.3 25 16.7 .293 .882 .561 66.7
2020 Slider -4.7 0 5 5.7 50
2019 Slider 5.5 3 51 3.4 11 .455 .727 .505 36.8 27.3 21.4 .38 .498 .374 37.5
2019 Curveball 0.4 1 274 18.4 54 .304 .63 .439 27.5 16.7 15.8 .244 .46 .351 35.1
2019 4-Seamer 1.6 11 701 47.2 153 .343 .657 .449 17.1 11.1 11.3 .326 .616 .423 37
2019 Changeup 1.6 7 459 30.9 155 .255 .445 .354 32 27.1 23.2 .216 .342 .286 38.5
! Note: Years are in reverse order.
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Spin Direction

Year Pitch Type Pitches MPH Active Spin % Total Movement (In.) Spin-Based Observed Deviation
2020 Changeup 30 83.4 93 12.6 10:15 9:45 30
2020 Curveball 12 77.9 61 16 4:15 4:15 0
2020 4-Seam Fastball 29 93.4 86 16.6 10:45 11:00 -15
! Note: This table is showing data from the PITCHER perspective.
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Swing/Take

Runs
Year Team PA Pitches Heart Shadow Chase Waste All
2019 373 1485 -2 6 10 7 22
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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 %
2019 1486 47.7 69 82.2 25 53.1 42.1 54.4 46 25.1 5.3 82.1
2020 88 35.2 74.2 82.6 24.6 42.9 42 60.9 42 32.4 5.7 60
1574 47 69.2 82.2 25 52.4 42.1 54.8 45.8 25.5 5.3 80.7
48.4 66.6 82.2 28.4 59 42.6 60.6 46.9 24.3 7.2 75.7

Batted Ball Profile

Season GB % FB % LD % PU % Pull % Straight % Oppo % Weak % Topped % Under % Flare/Burner % Solid % Barrel %
2019 37.7 26.9 25.4 10 41.9 31.2 26.9 4.2 26.5 29.6 24.2 6.2 8.8
2020 46.7 6.7 46.7 0 66.7 33.3 0 6.7 26.7 0 46.7 0 20
38.2 25.8 26.5 9.5 43.3 31.3 25.5 4.4 26.5 28 25.5 5.8 9.5
45.3 21.9 25.7 7.1 36.6 37.9 25.5 3.5 33.5 24.3 24.5 5.6 6.4

Percentile Rankings

Year xwOBA xBA xSLG xISO xOBP Brl Brl% EV HardHit% K% BB% Whiff% xERA FB Velo FB Spin CB Spin
2019 10 15 15 16 9 37 19 47 44 22 37 48 10 32 47 88
2020
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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 22.7 23 20.8 2 4 13 11 47.8
2020 23.9 1 1.3 0 1 2 0 0

Expected Home Runs by Park

Year HR
2019 23 21 24 20 25 20 22 22 20 21 20 22 13 20 23 25 19 20 17 24 15 18 21 20 19 25 22 22 21 18 24
2020 1 2 2 2 2 1 0 2 1 1 1 1 0 0 1 2 0 2 1 0 0 2 1 2 2 2 2 1 2 1 2
! 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 +/-  
Fastball Velocity 91.7 93.2 1.5
Offspeed Velocity 81.7 83.4 1.7
Breaking Velocity 76.7 79.2 2.5
Exit Velocity 88.7 91.2 2.5
Launch Angle 16.7 7.2 -9.5
Barrel % 8.8 20 11.2
Hard Hit % 37.3 66.7 29.4
Sweet Spot % 36.2 40 3.8
xBA .27 .478 0.208
BA .304 .588 0.284
xwOBA .353 .603 0.25
wOBA .394 .646 0.252
xSLG .474 .863 0.389
SLG .565 .882 0.317
K% 19.2 8.7 -10.5
BB% 8.8 21.7 12.9
Swing % 46 42 -4
Whiff% 25.1 32.4 7.3
In Zone Swing % 47.7 35.2 -12.5
Out of Zone Swing % 52.3 64.8 12.5
First Pitch Swing % 25.1 39.1 14
First Pitch Strike % 54.4 60.9 6.5
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Statcast Shift Statistics

vs RHHvs LHH
YearPAwOBAPAShifts%PAShifts%
2019 374 .394 278 47 16.9 96 22 22.9
2020 23 .646 17 4 23.5 6 2 33.3

Pitch Distribution