Josh Donaldson
3B | Bats/Throws: R/R | 6' 1" 210LBS | Age: 38
Draft: 2007 | Rd: C-A, #48, Chicago Cubs | Auburn
PA AB R H HR SB AVG OBP SLG OPS
2021 543 457 73 113 26 0 .247 .352 .475 .827
2022 546 478 59 106 15 2 .222 .308 .374 .682
2023 189 165 18 25 13 0 .152 .249 .418 .667
13 Seasons 5,856 5,022 816 1,310 279 40 .261 .358 .489 .847
AVG HR SB OPS
2021 .247 26 0 .827
2022 .222 15 2 .682
2023 .152 13 0 .667
13 Seasons .261 279 40 .847
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 29 2817 499 61 12.2 8.6 92.5 113.6 10.5 31.1 .279 .545 .398 .390 .447 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 2176 336 33 9.8 6.0 90.7 111.7 12.0 34.8 .215 .370 .302 .299 .360 43.3 27.1 9.9
2023 37 718 117 19 16.2 10.1 92.1 112.3 11.7 23.1 .203 .471 .284 .325 .395 51.3 26.5 11.6
Player 16961 2660 354 13.3 8.5 92.2 115.5 12.8 31.7 .256 .507 .368 .372 .430 47.9 21.8 13.4
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 45.3 24.4 24.0 6.2 34.9 41.5 23.4 1.6 34.1 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 43.5 25.9 24.1 6.5 42.3 39.9 17.9 2.7 33.0 26.5 21.4 6.3 9.8 6.0
2023 48.7 29.9 12.8 8.5 47.0 32.5 20.5 4.3 35.0 26.5 12.8 5.1 16.2 10.1
Player 43.4 25.6 23.1 7.9 40.3 37.1 22.4 2.4 31.5 24.5 21.2 6.1 13.3 8.5
MLB 44.6 23.5 24.9 7.0 37.0 37.6 25.3 3.9 32.9 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 %
2023 4-Seam Fastball -2.4 -5 198 27.6 54 .122 .347 .226 23.8 27.8 28.3 .182 .425 .282 62.9
2023 Sinker -4.5 -8 175 24.4 55 .111 .200 .235 21.8 27.3 37.5 .178 .335 .304 40.0
2023 Slider 0.5 1 166 23.1 38 .212 .606 .364 31.3 18.4 12.5 .266 .676 .410 51.9
2023 Changeup 2.8 1 54 7.5 11 .222 .556 .391 44.0 27.3 15.0 .201 .539 .377 33.3
2023 Cutter 3.1 1 43 6.0 11 .300 1.200 .609 21.1 18.2 25.0 .376 1.034 .591 75.0
2023 Sweeper 0.4 0 41 5.7 8 .143 .286 .244 35.7 50.0 21.1 .126 .162 .196 66.7
2023 Curveball -2.9 -1 36 5.0 11 .091 .364 .182 16.7 27.3 25.0 .118 .294 .171 25.0
2023 Split-Finger -4.5 0 5 0.7 1 .000 .000 .000 50.0 100.0 33.3 -- -- .000 --
2022 4-Seam Fastball 0.0 0 668 30.7 161 .215 .415 .330 31.9 28.6 23.1 .231 .449 .342 58.1
2022 Slider -0.2 -1 475 21.8 105 .147 .274 .245 39.4 33.3 22.3 .180 .318 .259 45.0
2022 Sinker -0.6 -2 316 14.5 86 .240 .347 .313 25.5 18.6 22.2 .253 .389 .328 48.3
2022 Changeup -0.5 -1 219 10.1 68 .194 .306 .271 35.3 27.9 22.1 .180 .266 .238 25.6
2022 Curveball 2.3 4 175 8.0 44 .289 .500 .410 21.8 20.5 13.8 .213 .325 .279 30.0
2022 Cutter 1.2 2 145 6.7 39 .353 .529 .423 36.4 23.1 22.0 .266 .486 .370 40.0
2022 Sweeper -0.8 -1 112 5.1 21 .250 .400 .300 38.8 33.3 18.4 .240 .405 .299 30.8
2022 Split-Finger -0.2 0 44 2.0 14 .231 .308 .268 51.7 42.9 28.6 .171 .205 .202 14.3
2022 Slurve 2.4 0 7 0.3 2 .500 1.000 .625 60.0 50.0 25.0 .038 .055 .035 0.0
2021 4-Seam Fastball -0.3 -2 654 30.8 152 .265 .561 .391 30.7 28.3 26.1 .268 .625 .409 65.6
2021 Slider 1.4 6 474 22.3 124 .206 .402 .345 29.7 16.9 13.0 .266 .504 .384 43.4
2021 Sinker 2.6 9 354 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 1 207 9.7 51 .200 .467 .327 24.2 19.6 20.4 .233 .470 .343 37.1
2021 Curveball -2.7 -5 168 7.9 38 .056 .111 .084 33.8 36.8 25.5 .173 .306 .212 56.5
2021 Split-Finger -1.3 0 18 0.8 8 .286 .429 .356 12.5 12.5 12.5 .157 .176 .218 16.7
2021 Sweeper 8.6 1 12 0.6 2 .500 2.000 1.000 33.3 50.0 14.3 .371 1.225 .643 100.0
2021 Slurve 0.9 0 9 0.4 1 .000 .000 .000 66.7 100.0 25.0 -- -- .000 --
2020 4-Seam Fastball 2.1 3 159 35.4 35 .261 .565 .447 36.8 25.7 19.1 .218 .529 .432 73.3
2020 Slider 1.6 2 102 22.7 21 .250 .550 .370 38.6 28.6 17.1 .228 .441 .301 57.1
2020 Sinker 0.5 0 64 14.3 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 3.1 1 35 7.8 4 .000 .000 .400 46.2 0.0 0.0 .249 .297 .346 66.7
2020 Curveball 0.2 0 35 7.8 8 .250 .375 .269 22.2 50.0 28.6 .165 .190 .156 25.0
2020 Sweeper 33.3 1 2 0.4 2 1.000 1.000 .800 0.0 0.0 0.0 .827 .967 .741 0.0
2020 Split-Finger 0.6 0 2 0.4 -- -- -- 0.0 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
2019 4-Seam Fastball 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 13 557 20.3 131 .358 .606 .469 15.2 12.2 15.8 .297 .570 .412 45.7
2019 Slider 1.2 5 441 16.1 111 .248 .584 .385 40.0 29.7 22.9 .267 .575 .378 47.1
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 0.3 1 275 10.0 77 .246 .464 .366 30.9 26.0 20.2 .255 .554 .371 36.7
2019 Cutter 0.7 2 219 8.0 60 .229 .354 .356 27.1 18.3 20.4 .239 .389 .350 40.5
2019 Split-Finger -5.6 -2 41 1.5 12 .167 .250 .179 35.3 50.0 28.6 .089 .135 .094 50.0
2019 Sweeper -5.9 -2 41 1.5 10 .100 .100 .090 48.0 40.0 28.6 .119 .145 .117 16.7
2019 Slurve -0.3 0 7 0.3 3 .000 .000 .467 100.0 33.3 100.0 -- -- .467 --
2018 4-Seam Fastball 2.2 6 287 32.5 63 .311 .733 .498 21.5 14.3 11.8 .319 .752 .511 51.4
2018 Slider 1.0 2 187 21.2 50 .217 .391 .294 44.3 38.0 30.2 .178 .299 .244 29.6
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 -0.2 0 88 10.0 28 .269 .346 .300 36.6 17.9 25.0 .212 .277 .247 19.0
2018 Curveball -0.8 -1 83 9.4 20 .300 .450 .323 32.5 35.0 23.3 .261 .388 .279 69.2
2018 Cutter -3.3 -3 77 8.7 18 .125 .188 .197 39.4 33.3 24.0 .166 .265 .245 30.0
2018 Split-Finger 9.6 2 18 2.0 5 .250 1.000 .540 33.3 20.0 12.5 .060 .121 .203 0.0
2018 Sweeper -5.0 0 6 0.7 1 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 .199 .216 .179 0.0
2018 Knuckleball -3.1 0 3 0.3 -- -- -- 0.0 -- -- -- -- -- --
2018 Slurve -8.5 0 1 0.1 1 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 .000 .000 .000 0.0
2017 4-Seam Fastball 2.1 13 628 29.9 146 .268 .667 .442 26.0 24.7 19.4 .262 .642 .422 56.3
2017 Sinker 0.8 3 453 21.6 110 .299 .598 .445 23.0 19.1 19.3 .266 .524 .407 43.9
2017 Slider 0.1 0 405 19.3 101 .207 .451 .349 33.7 30.7 20.8 .222 .465 .363 42.3
2017 Curveball 2.6 5 200 9.5 54 .277 .447 .348 19.1 11.1 9.8 .328 .576 .412 35.7
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 1.2 2 134 6.4 28 .375 .458 .377 32.8 25.0 24.1 .243 .497 .365 29.4
2017 Split-Finger 3.4 2 60 2.9 8 .429 .429 .538 50.0 12.5 5.3 .326 .349 .345 33.3
2017 Sweeper -1.1 0 12 0.6 2 .500 .500 .450 28.6 0.0 0.0 .453 .575 .440 100.0
2017 Slurve 4.0 0 10 0.5 2 .500 .500 .450 20.0 0.0 0.0 .040 .040 .037 0.0
! 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 -1 -1 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 22 10 31
2018 228 938 -4 -5 8 4 3
2019 678 2,806 -9 -5 28 15 29
2020 101 449 -1 -4 4 5 4
2021 541 2,125 -9 -13 23 13 14
2022 580 2,325 -4 -23 11 14 -2
2023 197 742 -7 -11 3 4 -10
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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 49.7 68.7 81.1 23.1 55.7 42.6 31.6 45.8 25.3 7.6 82.2
2016 2,952 45.9 63.3 82.7 23.4 59.8 41.1 28.6 41.7 24.1 7.3 78.1
2017 2,099 47.4 66.2 77.6 20.5 57.5 43.2 28.3 42.2 27.5 6.3 83.3
2018 883 46.1 64.8 75.3 22.1 50.5 43.1 25.8 41.8 31.7 7.6 80.6
2019 2,742 45.3 69.1 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 39.6 33.6 45.2 27.6 7.5 83.8
2022 2,176 48.2 66.6 72.5 29.3 54.2 43.9 36.3 47.3 33.2 6.3 78.1
2023 718 48.8 64.1 78.2 26.4 61.9 45.8 40.2 44.8 26.7 7.2 69.2
Player 16,961 47.2 67.0 77.6 23.6 57.1 42.5 31.4 44.0 28.1 6.9 80.7
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 96 84 96 97 88 99 95 98 94 96 51 84 23 89 47
2016 99 83 96 95 98 96 91 95 94 98 68 98 38 82 55 21
2017 95 49 94 97 92 90 95 94 93 92 34 97 24 90 39 71
2018 97 22
2019 92 59 88 90 94 98 96 97 94 98 35 96 16 82 28 95
2020 78 11 65
2021 92 74 92 92 92 95 95 99 94 95 52 94 30 84 12 76 54
2022 29 7 31 55 31 67 66 81 79 68 15 72 8 50 16 90 42
2023