Josh Donaldson
3B | B/T: R/R | 6' 1" 210LBS | Age: 36

Draft: 2007 | Rd: C-A, #48, Chicago Cubs | Auburn
Poor Avg Great

Stats

PA AB R H HR RBI SB AVG OBP SLG OPS
2022 220 189 21 44 6 20 1 .233 .327 .386 .713
12 Seasons 5341 4568 760 1223 257 748 39 .268 .365 .500 .865
AVG HR RBI SB OPS
2022 .233 6 20 1 .713
12 Seasons .268 257 748 39 .865

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 29 2817 499 61 12.2 8.6 92.5 113.6 10.5 31.1 .280 .546 .398 .390 .448 46.5 18.7 10.3
2016 30 2952 463 57 12.3 8.1 92.2 114.1 14.9 32.4 .279 .553 .403 .403 .438 49.2 17.0 15.6
2017 31 2099 306 43 14.1 8.7 90.9 113.5 13.8 31.7 .259 .550 .396 .392 .458 44.9 22.4 15.3
2018 32 883 134 14 10.4 6.4 90.2 115.5 11.6 32.8 .231 .417 .345 .331 .387 41.4 24.7 14.2
2019 33 2742 396 62 15.7 9.4 92.9 114.2 13.3 33.3 .262 .530 .377 .385 .453 50.5 23.5 15.2
2020 34 449 58 4 6.9 3.9 92.8 110.8 6.2 24.1 .213 .418 .362 .347 .375 53.4 23.5 17.6
2021 35 2125 351 61 17.4 11.2 94.1 114.7 14.6 30.2 .269 .542 .353 .388 .447 52.7 21.0 13.6
2022 36 872 136 14 10.3 6.4 91.4 111.7 14.6 40.4 .264 .475 .317 .356 .433 44.4 25.5 11.4
Player 14939 2343 316 13.5 8.7 92.3 115.5 13.1 32.1 .266 .529 .379 .385 .442 48.2 21.0 13.9
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
  •   
  •   
  •   
  •   
  •   
  •   

Batted Ball Profile

Season GB % FB % LD % PU % Pull % Straight % Oppo % Weak % Topped % Under % Flare/Burner % Solid % Barrel % Barrel/PA
2015 45.3 24.4 24.0 6.2 34.9 41.5 23.6 1.6 33.9 22.4 21.2 6.8 12.2 8.6
2016 39.5 24.6 25.3 10.6 42.5 32.8 24.6 2.6 26.8 25.9 24.2 6.7 12.3 8.1
2017 41.5 27.8 21.9 8.8 40.5 38.9 20.3 4.2 29.7 25.2 19.0 6.9 14.1 8.7
2018 47.8 21.6 23.1 7.5 35.8 39.6 23.9 3.7 32.8 23.1 21.6 7.5 10.4 6.4
2019 41.9 23.5 26.3 8.3 39.9 35.1 25.0 1.5 30.3 23.5 24.0 5.1 15.7 9.4
2020 55.2 27.6 12.1 5.2 44.8 34.5 20.7 1.7 41.4 20.7 22.4 5.2 6.9 3.9
2021 43.9 28.5 20.5 7.1 42.5 35.9 21.7 1.7 32.5 24.8 18.5 4.8 17.4 11.2
2022 36.8 27.2 30.1 5.9 49.3 31.6 19.1 2.2 26.5 26.5 27.2 6.6 10.3 6.4
Player 42.8 25.4 23.9 7.9 40.2 36.7 23.0 2.3 30.8 24.2 22.0 6.2 13.5 8.7
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 -0.4 -1 294 33.7 66 .208 .415 .330 31.4 25.8 20.7 .286 .571 .395 59.0
2022 Slider -0.1 0 233 26.7 52 .217 .304 .282 29.8 34.6 21.7 .201 .350 .287 39.3
2022 Changeup -2.8 -3 110 12.6 32 .143 .214 .222 37.9 34.4 26.8 .228 .351 .301 23.5
2022 Sinker -3.6 -4 100 11.5 32 .207 .310 .295 19.0 12.5 19.0 .300 .530 .380 48.0
2022 Curveball 4.3 3 72 8.3 20 .316 .474 .448 22.9 15.0 13.0 .257 .317 .269 25.0
2022 Cutter 9.4 4 41 4.7 13 .500 1.100 .677 20.0 7.7 12.5 .469 1.103 .660 66.7
2022 Splitter -1.2 0 15 1.7 3 .333 .333 .300 50.0 66.7 33.3 .184 .216 .178 0.0
2022 N/A 1.4 0 1 0.1 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2021 4-Seamer -0.3 -2 648 30.5 151 .267 .565 .393 30.2 27.8 25.6 .270 .630 .412 65.6
2021 Slider 1.8 9 498 23.4 129 .217 .462 .368 29.7 17.1 12.9 .276 .549 .402 45.3
2021 Sinker 2.5 9 360 16.9 99 .350 .600 .457 22.2 15.2 19.2 .336 .640 .457 61.2
2021 Changeup 1.6 4 229 10.8 67 .283 .415 .365 22.7 13.4 11.8 .282 .506 .396 45.7
2021 Cutter -0.3 -1 194 9.1 47 .190 .405 .298 23.3 19.1 20.0 .219 .400 .308 33.3
2021 Curveball -2.6 -5 178 8.4 40 .053 .105 .080 36.2 40.0 26.7 .164 .290 .201 56.5
2021 Splitter -1.3 0 18 0.8 8 .286 .429 .356 12.5 12.5 12.5 .157 .176 .218 16.7
2020 4-Seamer 2.2 3 157 35.0 35 .261 .565 .447 36.8 25.7 19.1 .218 .529 .432 73.3
2020 Slider 1.9 2 102 22.7 23 .238 .524 .368 36.4 26.1 15.8 .255 .463 .338 46.7
2020 Sinker 0.4 0 66 14.7 19 .267 .667 .453 28.0 21.1 23.5 .234 .542 .398 54.5
2020 Changeup -6.3 -3 50 11.1 12 .000 .000 .058 29.6 8.3 5.3 .116 .128 .157 30.0
2020 Cutter 3.8 1 37 8.2 4 .333 .333 .625 50.0 0.0 0.0 .271 .324 .361 100.0
2020 Curveball 0.2 0 35 7.8 8 .250 .375 .269 22.2 50.0 28.6 .165 .190 .156 25.0
2020 Splitter 0.6 0 2 0.4 -- -- -- 0.0 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
2019 4-Seamer 1.3 11 879 32.1 189 .257 .611 .442 30.4 23.8 16.8 .278 .601 .436 70.0
2019 Sinker 2.4 13 558 20.4 132 .355 .600 .465 15.6 12.9 16.7 .294 .565 .409 45.7
2019 Slider 0.5 2 499 18.2 125 .237 .535 .362 42.3 29.6 23.7 .255 .535 .358 44.2
2019 Changeup 0.8 2 282 10.3 64 .182 .364 .310 34.1 29.7 20.7 .240 .440 .342 50.0
2019 Curveball 0.2 1 277 10.1 79 .243 .457 .365 30.9 26.6 21.2 .252 .546 .370 36.7
2019 Cutter 1.0 2 208 7.6 57 .222 .356 .359 22.1 19.3 19.0 .236 .383 .353 41.2
2019 Splitter -5.4 -2 39 1.4 11 .182 .273 .195 31.3 45.5 26.3 .097 .148 .103 50.0
2018 4-Seamer 2.2 6 287 32.5 63 .311 .733 .498 21.5 14.3 11.8 .319 .752 .511 51.4
2018 Slider 0.8 2 197 22.3 52 .208 .375 .283 43.8 36.5 29.7 .175 .291 .238 27.6
2018 Sinker -1.8 -2 128 14.5 30 .222 .296 .273 21.7 23.3 29.2 .245 .373 .309 60.0
2018 Changeup -0.1 0 91 10.3 29 .269 .346 .314 38.1 17.2 23.8 .212 .277 .262 19.0
2018 Curveball -0.8 -1 84 9.5 20 .300 .450 .323 31.7 35.0 22.6 .261 .388 .279 69.2
2018 Cutter -3.6 -3 73 8.3 18 .125 .188 .197 39.4 33.3 24.0 .166 .265 .245 30.0
2018 Splitter 10.8 2 15 1.7 4 .250 1.000 .500 25.0 25.0 14.3 .060 .121 .079 0.0
2018 Knuckleball -3.1 0 3 0.3 -- -- -- 0.0 -- -- -- -- -- --
2017 4-Seamer 2.0 13 632 30.1 146 .268 .667 .442 26.0 24.7 19.4 .262 .642 .422 56.3
2017 Sinker 0.8 4 449 21.4 110 .299 .598 .445 23.0 19.1 19.3 .266 .524 .407 43.9
2017 Slider 0.0 0 421 20.1 104 .212 .447 .347 33.3 29.8 20.1 .221 .440 .352 41.8
2017 Curveball 2.6 5 210 10.0 56 .286 .449 .352 19.1 10.7 9.1 .326 .595 .416 36.4
2017 Changeup 1.3 2 174 8.3 37 .200 .543 .327 26.8 18.9 13.0 .212 .503 .316 39.3
2017 Cutter 1.3 2 130 6.2 27 .391 .478 .392 33.3 25.9 25.0 .250 .516 .377 31.3
2017 Splitter 3.4 2 60 2.9 8 .429 .429 .538 50.0 12.5 5.3 .326 .349 .345 33.3
! Note: Years are in reverse order.
+ View Complete Run Value Leaderboard

Swing/Take

Runs
Year Team PA Pitches Heart Shadow Chase Waste All
2010 34 140 0 -3 0 0 -2
2012 309 1,146 0 -2 2 3 3
2013 687 2,770 11 -5 23 14 44
2014 696 2,717 -5 -1 22 11 28
2015 758 3,008 16 -2 29 13 56
2016 732 3,067 11 3 22 18 54
2017 494 2,097 2 -2 21 10 31
2018 228 938 -4 -5 8 4 3
2019 678 2,806 -9 -5 28 15 29
2020 101 449 0 -4 4 5 4
2021 541 2,125 -8 -13 23 13 14
2022 219 869 2 -12 4 5 -1
+ View Complete Swing/Take Leaderboard

Plate Discipline

Season Pitches Zone % Zone Swing % Zone Contact % Chase % Chase Contact % Edge % 1st Pitch Swing % Swing % Whiff % Meatball % Meatball Swing %
2015 2,817 49.6 68.6 80.8 23.3 56.7 42.6 31.6 45.8 25.3 7.5 82.0
2016 2,952 45.9 63.4 82.6 23.4 59.9 41.2 28.6 41.7 24.1 7.3 77.8
2017 2,099 47.5 66.2 77.5 20.3 57.6 43.2 28.3 42.2 27.5 6.4 82.8
2018 883 46.1 64.8 75.3 22.1 50.5 42.9 25.8 41.8 31.7 7.5 80.3
2019 2,742 45.4 68.9 73.9 23.1 60.1 42.7 31.3 43.9 29.9 6.6 82.8
2020 449 42.5 63.9 75.4 21.3 43.6 45.7 22.8 39.4 34.5 3.8 82.4
2021 2,125 47.4 70.2 77.4 22.6 57.9 39.4 33.6 45.2 27.6 7.5 83.8
2022 872 46.4 67.2 74.9 29.4 60.6 42.5 35.5 47.0 29.5 5.3 78.3
Player 14,939 46.9 67.1 78.1 23.0 57.8 42.1 30.5 43.7 27.4 6.9 81.4
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 95 84 96 97 88 99 95 98 96 51 84 23 45
2016 99 83 96 95 98 96 91 95 98 68 98 38 55
2017 95 48 94 97 92 90 95 95 92 34 97 24 36 74
2018 20
2019 92 58 88 90 94 98 96 97 98 35 96 16 26 95
2020 12 67
2021 92 73 92 92 92 95 95 99 95 52 94 30 12 63
2022 72 53 66 66 72 58 69 87 74 25 81 22 14 86
+ View Complete Percentile Rankings Leaderboard

Expected Home Runs

Year Team Avg HR Trot Actual HR xHR HR-xHR Doubters Mostly Gone No Doubters No Doubter %
2016 22.4 38 37.1 1 14 25 18 47.4
2017 23.6 33 32.1 1 8 23 15 45.5
2018 23.7 8 10.0 -2 1 8 5 62.5
2019 23.2 38 38.4 0 9 29 16 42.1
2020 24.0 6 5.5 1 2 3 3 50.0
2021 23.9 26 31.9 -6 11 16 20 76.9
2022 24.4 6 7.0 -1 4 8 1 16.7

Expected Home Runs by Park

Year HR
2016 38 38 41 33 37 41 34 42 35 33 38 37 27 28 34 41 38 42 28 42 49 26 35 38 34 38 46 35 35 39 48
2017 33 33 34 32 31 34 31 34 34 29 32 32 24 25 32 37 30 38 20 35 38 29 28 35 34 30 37 29 34 32 41
2018 8 11 11 10 9 10 8 13 10 9 9 11 7 8 10 12 7 11 10 11 9 12 10 11 11 12 10 8 9 8 13
2019 38 43 35 42 40 39 37 47 39 33 39 40 28 27 31 44 34 46 25 36 41 38 34 43 45 38 47 36 40 39 46
2020 6 5 7 4 6 6 0 6 5 6 7 6 4 5 6 6 6 5 4 5 7 6 6 4 4 6 6 5 5 6 6
2021 26 33 34 28 30 38 32 34 31 31 30 29 24 26 25 37 33 33 31 32 38 32 30 31 30 31 38 31 35 32 37
2022 6 7 10 6 7 8 7 5 6 5 5 6 4 4 6 10 8 9 6 6 10 6 6 9 6 7 10 7 8 6 10
! 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.
+ View Complete Expected Home Runs Leaderboard

Year to Year Changes

Metric 2015 2016 +/-   2017 +/-   2018 +/-   2019 +/-   2020 +/-   2021 +/-   2022 +/-  
Exit Velocity 92.5 92.2 -0.3 90.9 -1.3 90.2 -0.7 92.9 2.7 92.8 -0.1 94.1 1.3 91.4 -2.7
Launch Angle 10.5 14.9 4.4 13.8 -1.1 11.6 -2.2 13.3 1.7 6.2 -7.1 14.6 8.4 14.6 0
Barrel % 12.2 12.3 0.1 14.1 1.8 10.4 -3.7 15.7 5.3 6.9 -8.8 17.4 10.5 10.3 -7.1
Hard Hit % 46.5 49.2 2.7 44.9 -4.3 41.4 -3.5 50.5 9.1 53.4 2.9 52.7 -0.7 44.4 -8.3
Sweet Spot % 31.1 32.4 1.3 31.7 -0.7 32.8 1.1 33.3 0.5 24.1 -9.2 30.2 6.1 40.4 10.2
xBA .28 .279 -0.001 .259 -0.02 .231 -0.028 .262 0.031 .213 -0.049 .269 0.056 .264 -0.005
BA .297 .284 -0.013 .27 -0.014 .246 -0.024 .259 0.013 .222 -0.037 .247 0.025 .233 -0.014
xwOBA .39 .403 0.013 .392 -0.011 .331 -0.061 .385 0.054 .347 -0.038 .388 0.041 .356 -0.032
wOBA .398 .403 0.005 .396 -0.007 .345 -0.051 .377 0.032 .362 -0.015 .353 -0.009 .317 -0.036
xSLG .546 .553 0.007 .55 -0.003 .417 -0.133 .53 0.113 .418 -0.112 .542 0.124 .475 -0.067
SLG .568 .549 -0.019 .559 0.01 .449 -0.11 .521 0.072 .469 -0.052 .475 0.006 .386 -0.089
K% 18.7 17 -1.7 22.4 5.4 24.7 2.3 23.5 -1.2 23.5 0 21 -2.5 25.5 4.5
BB% 10.3 15.6 5.3 15.3 -0.3 14.2 -1.1 15.2 1 17.6 2.4 13.6 -4 11.4 -2.2
Swing % 45.8 41.7 -4.1 42.2 0.5 41.8 -0.4 43.9 2.1 39.4 -4.5 45.2 5.8 47 1.8
Whiff% 25.3 24.1 -1.2 27.5 3.4 31.7 4.2 29.9 -1.8 34.5 4.6 27.6 -6.9 29.5 1.9
In Zone % 49.6 45.9 -3.7 47.5 1.6 46.1 -1.4 45.4 -0.7 42.5 -2.9 47.4 4.9 46.4 -1
Out of Zone % 50.4 54.1 3.7 52.5 -1.6 53.9 1.4 54.6 0.7 57.5 2.9 52.6 -4.9 53.6 1
Out of Zone Swing % 23.3 23.4 0.1 20.3 -3.1 22.1 1.8 23.1 1 21.3 -1.8 22.6 1.3 29.4 6.8
First Pitch Swing % 31.6 28.6 -3 28.3 -0.3 25.8 -2.5 31.3 5.5 22.8 -8.5 33.6 10.8 35.5 1.9
First Pitch Strike % 57 57 0 55.8 -1.2 56.2 0.4 58.5 2.3 50.5 -8 57.9 7.4 60.9 3
+ View Complete Year to Year Changes Leaderboard

Statcast Shift Statistics

SeasonBat SidePAShifts%wOBA - No ShiftwOBA - Shift
2016 R 682 115 16.9 .385 .467
2017 R 494 84 17.0 .360 .580
2018 R 217 25 11.5 .333 .434
2019 R 657 80 12.2 .374 .400
2020 R 101 29 28.7 .357 .373
2021 R 541 92 17.0 .350 .366
2022 R 218 96 44.0 .302 .342

Pitch Tempo