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

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

Stats

PA AB R H HR RBI SB AVG OBP SLG OPS
2022 516 452 56 102 15 59 2 .226 .312 .385 .697
12 Seasons 5637 4831 795 1281 266 787 40 .265 .362 .493 .855
AVG HR RBI SB OPS
2022 .226 15 59 2 .697
12 Seasons .265 266 787 40 .855

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 10.4 31.1 .280 .546 .398 .391 .449 46.5 18.7 10.3
2016 30 2952 463 56 12.1 8 92.2 114.1 14.8 32.2 .278 .549 .403 .402 .436 49.0 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 2055 320 33 10.3 6.4 90.8 111.7 12.7 34.7 .219 .379 .307 .304 .364 43.6 26.6 10.1
Player 16122 2527 334 13.2 8.5 92.2 115.5 12.9 32.0 .260 .511 .373 .376 .432 47.8 21.5 13.5
MLB 6.7 4.6 88.4 122.4 12.1 32.8 .245 .405 .316 .315 .368 35.8 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, 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 45.3 24.4 24.0 6.2 34.9 41.5 23.6 1.6 33.9 22.0 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 25.7 23.8 6.7 12.1 8.0
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 42.8 26.3 24.1 6.9 42.5 39.7 17.8 2.5 32.5 26.9 21.6 5.9 10.3 6.4
Player 43.1 25.4 23.5 7.9 40.0 37.3 22.6 2.3 31.3 24.3 21.6 6.1 13.2 8.5
MLB 44.9 23.1 25.0 7.1 36.8 37.7 25.4 3.8 32.9 24.5 24.3 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 3 638 31.0 154 .221 .435 .338 30.3 27.3 21.8 .241 .465 .348 58.7
2022 Slider -0.5 -3 562 27.3 121 .164 .291 .254 38.1 33.9 21.7 .185 .324 .262 42.0
2022 Sinker -1.5 -4 285 13.9 80 .217 .319 .299 26.6 18.8 23.1 .234 .375 .320 45.5
2022 Changeup 0.0 0 204 9.9 62 .232 .357 .297 34.5 27.4 22.1 .202 .295 .262 23.1
2022 Curveball 1.3 2 173 8.4 43 .263 .447 .374 25.3 25.6 16.9 .202 .303 .257 28.6
2022 Cutter 3.0 3 113 5.5 32 .393 .607 .494 32.1 12.5 16.7 .321 .588 .428 41.7
2022 Splitter -1.1 0 43 2.1 13 .167 .250 .219 53.6 46.2 28.6 .112 .136 .153 16.7
2022 N/A -8.8 -1 6 0.3 2 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 .061 .062 .057 0.0
2021 4-Seamer -0.4 -2 653 30.7 152 .265 .561 .391 30.7 28.3 26.1 .268 .625 .409 65.6
2021 Slider 1.8 9 500 23.5 129 .217 .462 .368 29.7 17.1 12.8 .276 .549 .402 45.3
2021 Sinker 2.6 9 355 16.7 98 .354 .608 .462 21.2 14.3 18.2 .340 .648 .462 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 -5 176 8.3 40 .053 .105 .080 36.2 40.0 27.1 .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 [object Object] 0.0 -- -- -- [object Object]
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 [object Object] [object Object] -- -- -- [object Object]
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.
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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 749 2,967 18 -1 29 12 57
2016 724 3,036 9 3 21 18 51
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 514 2,052 0 -18 9 12 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 2,817 49.8 68.4 81.0 23.3 57.4 42.5 31.6 45.8 25.3 7.6 81.9
2016 2,952 45.9 63.3 82.9 23.5 60.3 41.1 28.6 41.7 24.1 7.3 77.9
2017 2,099 47.5 66.2 77.5 20.3 57.6 43.2 28.3 42.2 27.5 6.4 83.0
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 2,055 48.5 66.6 72.9 28.9 55.9 43.9 36.1 47.3 32.3 6.4 78.6
Player 16,122 47.2 67.0 77.7 23.4 57.5 42.2 30.9 44.0 28.0 6.9 81.2
MLB 48.5 66.9 82.0 28.4 58.3 42.6 29.4 47.1 24.7 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
2015 96 85 97 98 89 99 95 98 94 95 51 84 23 87 45
2016 99 82 96 93 98 96 90 95 94 98 68 98 38 82 55
2017 95 49 94 97 92 90 95 94 93 92 34 97 24 91 36 81
2018 97 20
2019 92 59 88 90 94 98 96 97 94 98 35 96 16 83 26 95
2020 77 12 66
2021 92 73 92 92 92 95 95 99 93 95 52 94 30 84 12 72
2022 34 12 38 59 35 70 70 81 79 68 17 72 10 53 16 94
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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 22.4 38 36.3 2 12 27 17 44.7
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 38.5 -1 9 29 16 42.1
2020 24.0 6 5.5 1 2 3 3 50.0
2021 23.9 26 31.8 -6 11 16 20 76.9
2022 23.5 15 16.6 -2 10 15 6 40.0

Expected Home Runs by Park

Year HR
2016 38 37 40 32 36 40 33 41 34 32 37 36 27 28 33 40 37 41 27 41 48 25 34 37 34 37 47 34 34 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 39 39 37 47 41 33 39 40 28 27 31 44 35 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 36 33 33 31 31 38 32 30 31 30 31 38 31 35 32 38
2022 15 18