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Josh Donaldson
3B | B/T: R/R | 6' 1" 210LBS | Age: 35

Draft: 2007 | Rd: CA, #48, Chicago Cubs | Auburn
Poor Avg Great

Stats

PA AB R H HR RBI SB AVG OBP SLG OPS
2021 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 1.000 1.000 2.000 3.000
11 Seasons 4579 3923 666 1067 225 656 38 .272 .369 .509 .878
AVG HR RBI SB OPS
2021 1.000 0 0 0 3.000
11 Seasons .272 225 656 38 .878

Statcast Batting Statistics

Season Pitches Batted Balls Barrels Barrel % Exit Velocity Max EV Launch Angle Sweet Spot % XBA XSLG WOBA XWOBA XWOBACON HardHit% K% BB%
2015 2817 499 61 12.2 92.5 113.6 10.5 31.1 .276 .538 .398 .385 .440 47.2 18.7 10.3
2016 2952 463 57 12.3 92.2 114.1 14.9 32.4 .275 .545 .404 .400 .431 49.9 17 15.6
2017 2099 306 43 14.1 90.9 113.5 14 31 .254 .539 .396 .387 .448 44.9 22.4 15.3
2018 883 134 14 10.4 90.2 115.5 11.6 32.8 .230 .415 .345 .329 .384 41.4 24.7 14.2
2019 2742 396 62 15.7 92.9 114.2 13.3 33.3 .262 .529 .377 .384 .451 50.5 23.5 15.2
2020 449 58 4 6.9 92.8 110.8 6.2 24.1 .210 .413 .362 .344 .369 53.4 23.5 17.6
2021 3 1 0 0 112.1 112.1 10.9 100 .891 1.319 1.259 .941 .941 100 0 0
11945 1857 241 13 92.1 115.5 12.7 31.8 .263 .524 .389 .383 .436 48 20.6 14.1
6.4 88.3 122.2 11.9 32.8 .243 .402 .318 .312 .362 35.1 21.8 8.3




Fastball: 4 Seam, 2 Seam, Cutter, Sinker. Offspeed: Split, Change, Fork, Screw. Breaking: Slider, Curve, Knuckle, Other
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Pitch Tracking

Year Pitch Type # % PA AB H 1B 2B 3B HR SO BBE BA XBA SLG XSLG WOBA XWOBA EV LA Whiff% PutAway%
2021 Fastballs 3 100.0 1 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 1.000 .891 2.000 1.319 1.259 .941 112.1 11 50.0
2020 Fastballs 265 59.0 59 42 11 6 1 0 4 13 30 .262 .224 .571 .508 .435 .410 94.9 7 35.7 19.1
2020 Breaking 134 29.8 30 28 7 4 1 0 2 10 18 .250 .227 .500 .383 .338 .288 89.7 7 34.6 19.6
2020 Offspeed 50 11.1 12 11 0 0 0 0 0 1 10 .000 .116 .000 .128 .058 .157 92.0 4 29.6 5.3
! Note: Years are in reverse order.
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Batted Ball Profile

Season GB % FB % LD % PU % Pull % Straight % Oppo % Weak % Topped % Under % Flare/Burner % Solid % Barrel %
2015 45.3 24.4 24 6.2 34.9 41.5 23.6 1.6 34.1 22.4 21.2 6.8 12.2
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
2017 41.5 27.8 21.9 8.8 40.8 38.6 20.6 4.2 29.4 25.2 18.6 6.9 14.1
2018 47.8 21.6 23.1 7.5 36.6 39.6 23.9 3.7 32.8 23.1 21.6 7.5 10.4
2019 41.9 23.5 26.3 8.3 39.9 35.1 25 1.5 30.3 23.5 24 5.1 15.7
2020 55.2 19 20.7 5.2 44.8 34.5 20.7 1.7 41.4 20.7 22.4 5.2 6.9
2021 0 0 100 0 0 100 0 0 0 0 0 100 0
43 24.4 24.3 8.2 39.3 37.2 23.6 2.4 30.8 24 22.2 6.5 13
45.3 22 25.7 7.1 36.6 37.9 25.5 3.5 33.5 24.3 24.5 5.6 6.4

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 Sinker 20 0 2 66.7 1 1 2 1.25 50 0 .891 1.319 .941 100
2021 4-Seamer 2.7 0 1 33.3
2020 Cutter -1.7 -1 40 8.9 5 .25 .25 .32 46.7 0 0 .22 .26 .303 75
2020 Curveball 0.1 0 33 7.3 8 .25 .375 .269 22.2 50 28.6 .165 .19 .156 25
2020 Changeup -6 -3 50 11.1 12 0 0 .058 29.6 8.3 5.3 .116 .128 .157 30
2020 Sinker 1.8 1 70 15.6 20 .313 .688 .475 25 20 21.1 .233 .524 .389 58.3
2020 Slider 2.6 3 101 22.5 22 .25 .55 .368 37.2 27.3 16.2 .252 .46 .335 50
2020 4-Seamer 1.6 3 155 34.5 34 .227 .545 .434 38.2 26.5 19.1 .218 .541 .438 71.4
2019 Splitter -5.7 -2 38 1.4 10 .1 .2 .125 33.3 50 26.3 .063 .116 .074 40
2019 Cutter 1 2 208 7.6 57 .222 .356 .359 22.1 19.3 19 .236 .383 .353 41.2
2019 Changeup 0.9 2 283 10.3 65 .196 .375 .319 33.9 29.2 20.7 .243 .441 .343 51.4
2019 Curveball -0.1 0 277 10.1 79 .243 .457 .354 30.9 26.6 21.2 .251 .541 .367 36.7
2019 Slider 0.5 3 499 18.2 125 .237 .535 .362 42.3 29.6 23.7 .254 .532 .356 44.2
2019 Sinker 2.5 14 552 20.1 131 .358 .606 .469 14.8 12.2 16 .297 .57 .412 45.7
2019 4-Seamer 1.3 12 885 32.3 190 .255 .607 .44 30.8 24.2 17 .277 .597 .434 70
2018 Splitter 10.8 2 15 1.7 4 .25 1 .5 25 25 14.3 .06 .121 .079 0
2018 Cutter -3.5 -3 73 8.3 18 .125 .188 .197 39.4 33.3 24 .166 .265 .245 30
2018 Curveball -0.7 -1 83 9.4 20 .3 .45 .323 31.7 35 23.3 .261 .388 .279 69.2
2018 Changeup 0 0 91 10.3 29 .269 .346 .314 38.1 17.2 23.8 .212 .277 .262 19
2018 Sinker -1.7 -2 128 14.5 30 .222 .296 .273 21.7 23.3 29.2 .245 .373 .309 60
2018 Slider 0.8 2 198 22.4 52 .208 .375 .283 43.8 36.5 29.2 .175 .291 .238 27.6
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 Knuckleball -3.1 0 3 0.3 0
2017 Splitter 1.1 1 59 2.8 8 .429 .429 .425 50 12.5 5.6 .326 .349 .345 33.3
2017 Cutter 1.2 1 124 5.9 26 .391 .478 .419 33.9 26.9 25 .229 .471 .336 31.3
2017 Changeup 1.4 2 173 8.2 37 .2 .543 .327 27.2 18.9 13.2 .209 .472 .303 39.3
2017 Curveball 2.6 5 208 9.9 56 .286 .449 .352 19.1 10.7 9.2 .326 .595 .416 36.4
2017 Slider 0 0 407 19.4 102 .214 .452 .347 34.2 30.4 21.4 .221 .443 .351 42.6
2017 Sinker 0.9 4 447 21.3 110 .299 .598 .445 23.1 19.1 19.3 .266 .523 .407 43.9
2017 4-Seamer 1.9 12 627 29.9 144 .262 .664 .437 25.8 25 19.6 .257 .637 .417 55.8
! 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 1146 0 -3 2 3 3
2013 687 2770 12 -4 23 14 45
2014 696 2717 -5 0 22 11 30
2015 747 2961 18 -2 29 13 58
2016 725 3041 11 2 22 18 52
2017 489 2066 0 -2 21 9 28
2018 228 938 -4 -5 8 4 3
2019 678 2806 -8 -6 28 15 29
2020 101 449 -2 -3 4 5 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 2817 49.4 68.9 80.8 23.3 56.7 42.4 31.6 45.8 25.3 7.4 82.8
2016 2952 45.7 63.3 82.6 23.3 60.1 41.1 28.6 41.7 24.1 7.4 77.8
2017 2099 47.7 66 77.6 20.3 56.6 43.2 28.2 42.2 27.5 6.5 82.8
2018 883 46.1 64.8 75.3 22.1 50.5 42.9 25.6 41.8 31.7 7.5 80.3
2019 2742 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 22.5 39.4 34.5 3.8 82.4
2021 3 66.7 100 50 0 0 0 66.7 50 0
11945 46.8 66.6 78.5 22.6 57.5 42.4 29.4 43.2 27.2 6.9 81.3
48.4 66.6 82.2 28.4 58.9 42.6 29 46.9 24.4 7.2 75.7

Percentile Rankings

Year xwOBA xBA xSLG xISO xOBP Brl Brl% EV HardHit% K% BB% Whiff% Speed OAA
2015 96 87 97 97 90 99 95 98 95 51 84 23 46
2016 99 84 96 95 98 96 91 95 97 68 98 38 55
2017 94 43 94 96 92 90 95 95 93 34 97 24 36 80
2018 20
2019 94 62 89 90 94 98 96 97 98 35 96 16 26 96
2020 12 67
2021
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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 23.2 38 37.1 1 12 32 13 34.2
2020 24 6 5.1 1 2 4 2 33.3

Expected Home Runs by Park

Year HR
2019 38 41 37 44 45 32 33 45 38 37 43 40 23 27 34 42 26 42 30 39 24 36 33 44 41 42 41 36 39 36 44
2020 6 5 7 5 6 5 6 6 5 3 6 6 2 5 6 6 4 5 5 5 3 5 6 4 4 6 6 5 5 4 6
! 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 +/-   2021 +/-  
Exit Velocity 92.5 92.2 -0.3 90.9 -1.3 90.2 -0.7 92.9 2.7 92.8 -0.1 112.1 19.3
Launch Angle 10.5 14.9 4.4 14 -0.9 11.6 -2.4 13.3 1.7 6.2 -7.1 10.9 4.7
Barrel % 12.2 12.3 0.1 14.1 1.8 10.4 -3.7 15.7 5.3 6.9 -8.8 0 -6.9
Hard Hit % 47.2 49.9 2.7 44.9 -5 41.4 -3.5 50.5 9.1 53.4 2.9 100 46.6
Sweet Spot % 31.1 32.4 1.3 31 -1.4 32.8 1.8 33.3 0.5 24.1 -9.2 100 75.9
xBA .276 .275 -0.001 .254 -0.021 .23 -0.024 .262 0.032 .21 -0.052 .891 0.681
BA .297 .284 -0.013 .27 -0.014 .246 -0.024 .259 0.013 .222 -0.037 1 0.778
xwOBA .385 .4 0.015 .387 -0.013 .329 -0.058 .384 0.055 .344 -0.04 .941 0.597
wOBA .398 .404 0.006 .396 -0.008 .345 -0.051 .377 0.032 .362 -0.015 1.259 0.897
xSLG .538 .545 0.007 .539 -0.006 .415 -0.124 .529 0.114 .413 -0.116 1.319 0.906
SLG .568 .549 -0.019 .559 0.01 .449 -0.11 .521 0.072 .469 -0.052 2 1.531
K% 18.7 17 -1.7 22.4 5.4 24.7 2.3 23.5 -1.2 23.5 0 0 -23.5
BB% 10.3 15.6 5.3 15.3 -0.3 14.2 -1.1 15.2 1 17.6 2.4 0 -17.6
Swing % 45.8 41.7 -4.1 42.2 0.5 41.8 -0.4 43.9 2.1 39.4 -4.5 66.7 27.3
Whiff% 25.3 24.1 -1.2 27.5 3.4 31.7 4.2 29.9 -1.8 34.5 4.6 50 15.5
In Zone Swing % 49.4 45.7 -3.7 47.7 2 46.1 -1.6 45.4 -0.7 42.5 -2.9 66.7 24.2
Out of Zone Swing % 50.6 54.3 3.7 52.3 -2 53.9 1.6 54.6 0.7 57.5 2.9 33.3 -24.2
First Pitch Swing % 31.6 28.6 -3 28.2 -0.4 25.6 -2.6 31.3 5.7 22.5 -8.8 0 -22.5
First Pitch Strike % 57 57 0 55.6 -1.4 55.7 0.1 58.4 2.7 50 -8.4 0 -50
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Statcast Shift Statistics

SeasonBat SidePAShifts%wOBA - No ShiftwOBA - Shift
2016 R 682 115 16.9 .386 .467
2017 R 489 83 17.0 .358 .579
2018 R 217 25 11.5 .333 .434
2019 R 657 80 12.2 .374 .400
2020 R 101 30 29.7 .362 .361
2021 R 1 0 0.0 1.259

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