Josh Fleming
P | Bats/Throws: L/L | 6' 2" 220LBS | Age: 27
Draft: 2017 | Rd: 5, #139, Tampa Bay Rays | Webster (MO)
W L ERA G GS SV IP SO WHIP
2022 2 5 6.43 10 3 0 35 29 1.89
2023 2 0 4.70 12 3 0 51.2 25 1.45
2024 1 0 2.45 6 0 1 7.1 5 1.23
5 Seasons 20 13 4.80 61 22 2 230.2 149 1.41
G W-L ERA IP SO WHIP
2022 10 2-5 6.43 35 29 1.89
2023 12 2-0 4.70 51.2 25 1.45
2024 6 1-0 2.45 7.1 5 1.23
5 Seasons 61 20-13 4.80 230.2 149 1.41
MLB Percentile Rankings
Pitch Distribution

Statcast 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% ERA xERA
2020 24 470 97 5 5.2 3.8 86.0 110.7 0.0 18.6 .228 .357 .289 .281 .319 34.0 19.2 5.4 2.78 3.30
2021 25 1629 349 23 6.6 5.1 87.5 116.1 2.9 30.1 .277 .433 .313 .330 .362 35.0 14.5 6.9 5.09 4.66
2022 26 662 127 10 7.9 5.9 90.4 114.0 -3.7 29.9 .263 .421 .403 .323 .363 43.3 17.2 7.1 6.43 4.37
2023 27 759 177 10 5.6 4.5 90.7 113.1 -0.3 28.8 .295 .463 .342 .352 .369 48.6 11.3 8.6 4.70 5.37
2024 28 130 22 0 0.0 0.0 85.3 103.0 2.9 13.6 .259 .323 .251 .300 .313 27.3 16.7 10.0 2.46 3.58
Player 3650 772 48 6.2 4.8 88.5 116.1 0.7 27.8 .271 .424 .330 .327 .357 39.1 14.9 7.2
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.

Statcast Pitch Arsenal

Fleming relies on 5 pitches.
Sinker
(40.0%) ,
Cutter
(28.5%) ,
Changeup
(25.4%) ,
Curveball
(3.1%) ,
Four Seamer
(3.1%) ,


  •   
  •   
  •   

+ If Available Pitches Click to Video.


  •   
  •   
  •   
  •   
  •   
  •   

Pitch Tracking



Batted Ball Profile

Season GB % FB % LD % PU % Pull % Straight % Oppo % Weak % Topped % Under % Flare/Burner % Solid % Barrel % Barrel/PA
2020 64.9 14.4 16.5 4.1 28.9 44.3 26.8 6.2 53.6 12.4 18.6 4.1 5.2 3.8
2021 56.4 17.8 22.9 2.9 34.7 42.7 22.6 6.6 43.8 15.2 24.9 2.9 6.6 5.1
2022 63.8 13.4 21.3 1.6 37.0 37.8 25.2 3.1 51.2 7.9 20.5 8.7 7.9 5.9
2023 61.6 15.3 20.3 2.8 40.1 39.0 20.9 3.4 49.7 9.0 24.3 7.9 5.6 4.5
2024 68.2 9.1 13.6 9.1 54.5 27.3 18.2 9.1 36.4 13.6 36.4 4.5 0.0 0.0
Player 60.2 15.8 21.0 3.0 36.1 40.8 23.1 5.3 47.4 12.2 23.6 5.2 6.2 4.8
MLB 44.6 23.5 24.8 7.0 37.0 37.5 25.3 3.9 32.8 24.7 24.4 5.8 6.9 4.7
! Note: All figures in this table cover the period 2015-present.

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
2024 Cutter PIT L 37 86.3 29.0 0.5 2 1.7 -4.7 -156
2024 Changeup PIT L 33 83.5 40.3 5.8 17 12.8 -1.1 -8
2024 Sinker PIT L 51 90.1 32.1 6.1 23 17.5 2.1 14
2024 Curveball PIT L 3 78.0 49.2 -6.5 -12 13.7 3.1 29
2024 4-Seam Fastball PIT L 4 87.7 28.0 -8.3 -42 0.4 -4.7 -93
2023 4-Seam Fastball TB L 36 91.5 22.3 -5.3 -31 9.9 2.3 30
2023 Sinker TB L 335 90.3 32.7 6.3 24 17.3 2.0 13
2023 Curveball TB L 168 76.5 46.1 -9.6 -17 14.7 2.9 24
2023 Changeup TB L 220 82.9 42.3 6.5 18 14.1 0.0 0
2022 Curveball TB L 72 79.5 48.0 -3.9 -7 12.5 1.9 18
2022 Cutter TB L 101 84.3 32.7 -2.0 -6 0.8 -2.3 -74
2022 Sinker TB L 362 91.2 30.3 6.2 25 17.5 2.6 17
2022 4-Seam Fastball TB L 1 91.3 10.9 5.7 34 7.4 0.4 6
2022 Changeup TB L 126 82.2 41.8 6.8 19 15.0 0.4 3
2021 Sinker TB L 744 91.2 29.3 5.4 23 18.3 3.5 23
2021 Changeup TB L 359 81.8 40.8 5.6 16 13.5 -0.5 -4
2021 Cutter TB L 440 86.3 29.9 -0.7 -3 0.5 -2.9 -122
2021 4-Seam Fastball TB L 8 91.0 18.1 -1.2 -7 12.3 4.7 61
2021 Curveball TB L 77 78.6 46.5 -6.9 -13 8.2 -3.1 -28
2020 Curveball TB L 4 77.8 48.6 -5.3 -10 0.7 -10.4 -94
2020 Sinker TB L 251 90.5 27.2 3.7 16 18.1 3.5 24
2020 4-Seam Fastball TB L 4 90.5 20.2 -3.3 -20 10.9 4.1 60
2020 Cutter TB L 138 85.4 31.1 -0.8 -3 0.5 -2.4 -82
2020 Changeup TB L 73 81.5 39.7 5.5 16 13.5 0.1 0
! Note: Years are in reverse order.
+ View Complete Pitch Movement Leaderboard

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 %
2024 Sinker -4.9 -3 52 40.0 16 .357 .357 .425 32.0 18.8 23.1 .322 .362 .351 36.4
2024 Cutter 4.8 2 37 28.5 5 .000 .000 .000 31.6 40.0 16.7 .071 .255 .131 33.3
2024 Changeup 1.3 0 33 25.4 9 .125 .125 .178 13.3 0.0 0.0 .266 .299 .301 12.5
2024 4-Seam Fastball -1.6 0 4 3.1 -- -- -- 0.0 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
2024 Curveball -1.3 0 4 3.1 -- -- -- 0.0 -- -- -- -- -- --
2023 Sinker 0.4 1 335 44.1 98 .244 .465 .358 19.3 13.3 21.7 .290 .503 .379 53.4
2023 Changeup -1.6 -3 220 29.0 77 .352 .507 .371 15.4 6.5 10.2 .322 .449 .347 50.7
2023 Curveball -0.3 0 168 22.1 37 .278 .472 .330 13.9 13.5 11.6 .271 .410 .303 32.3
2023 4-Seam Fastball 2.0 1 36 4.7 7 .000 .000 .100 38.5 28.6 8.0 .179 .370 .297 50.0
2022 Sinker -1.9 -7 362 54.7 100 .340 .500 .387 23.1 21.0 19.1 .237 .343 .279 37.0
2022 Changeup -5.3 -7 126 19.0 37 .324 .529 .466 21.9 10.8 7.1 .284 .502 .367 50.0
2022 Cutter -2.0 -2 101 15.3 15 .364 .545 .427 18.6 13.3 7.7 .304 .447 .399 60.0
2022 Curveball -3.1 -2 72 10.9 16 .438 .813 .528 29.4 12.5 12.5 .340 .682 .434 50.0
2022 4-Seam Fastball 1.7 0 1 0.2 -- -- -- 0.0 -- -- -- -- -- --
2021 Sinker -0.4 -3 745 45.7 214 .272 .410 .333 20.6 14.5 20.7 .287 .427 .342 37.0
2021 Cutter 0.3 1 440 27.0 110 .267 .446 .340 15.5 12.7 11.5 .268 .477 .335 28.9
2021 Changeup -1.0 -4 359 22.0 102 .242 .333 .281 20.1 15.7 10.9 .260 .398 .296 38.6
2021 Curveball -2.1 -2 77 4.7 17 .400 .600 .465 26.7 23.5 18.2 .312 .440 .370 27.3
2021 4-Seam Fastball 1.9 0 8 0.5 -- -- -- 50.0 -- -- -- -- -- --
2020 Sinker 3.2 8 251 53.4 81 .224 .276 .260 18.9 14.8 27.9 .239 .302 .268 35.9
2020 Cutter -2.3 -3 138 29.4 25 .360 .880 .514 20.0 20.0 12.8 .227 .458 .287 35.0
2020 Changeup -0.6 0 73 15.5 22 .105 .263 .227 32.3 36.4 25.0 .207 .478 .342 18.2
2020 4-Seam Fastball 0.3 0 4 0.9 1 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 .013 .020 .014 0.0
2020 Curveball 1.7 0 4 0.9 1 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 .096 .103 .089 100.0
! Note: Years are in reverse order.
! Note: To better align with other values, positive numbers (red) are good, and negative numbers (blue) are poor.
+ View Complete Run Value Leaderboard

Spin Direction

Year Pitch Type Pitches MPH Active Spin % Total Movement (In.) Spin-Based Observed Deviation
2024 Changeup 32 83.6 79 13.8 9:45 8:30 75
2024 Cutter 37 86.3 49 6.8 10:00 11:30 -90
2024 Sinker 47 90.1 90 18.3 10:00 9:00 60
2023 Changeup 203 82.9 83 15.4 9:30 8:30 60
2023 Curveball 162 76.6 48 15.5 3:45 3:15 30
2023 4-Seam Fastball 36 91.5 90 14.0 10:00 10:30 -30
2023 Sinker 307 90.2 87 18.2 10:00 9:00 60
2022 Changeup 108 82.2 87 15.9 9:45 8:45 60
2022 Curveball 70 79.5 52 14.8 4:45 3:45 60
2022 Cutter 93 84.3 32 5.1 10:30 12:15 -105
2022 Sinker 351 91.2 89 18.5 10:00 9:15 45
2021 Changeup 340 81.8 82 14.5 9:45 8:45 60
2021 Curveball 77 78.6 61 9.9 4:30 4:00 30
2021 Cutter 436 86.3 47 5.8 10:30 11:45 -75
2021 Sinker 738 91.2 92 19.4 10:00 9:15 45
2020 Changeup 70 81.5 76 14.3 10:00 9:00 60
2020 Cutter 134 85.4 40 5.3 10:45 12:15 -90
2020 Sinker 233 90.5 91 19.6 10:15 9:30 45
! Note: This table is showing data from the PITCHER perspective.
+ View Complete Spin Direction Leaderboard

Swing/Take

Runs
Year Team PA Pitches Heart Shadow Chase Waste All
2020 155 557 -2 9 -2 -2 2
2021 449 1,655 2 8 -10 -7 -8
2022 168 662 -9 -1 -5 -2 -18
2023 219 759 7 2 -6 -5 -2
2024 30 130 0 1 0 -1 0
+ View Complete Swing/Take Leaderboard

Plate Discipline

Season Pitches Zone % Zone Swing % Zone Contact % Chase % Chase Contact % Edge % 1st Pitch Strike % Swing % Whiff % Meatball % Meatball Swing %
2020 470 41.3 69.6 86.7 34.4 66.3 46.0 60.0 48.9 20.9 2.8 76.9
2021 1,629 42.9 69.0 86.7 34.6 70.2 44.3 61.7 49.4 19.4 4.6 73.3
2022 662 45.3 68.0 84.8 33.1 62.5 49.1 65.7 48.9 22.8 3.5 69.6
2023 759 46.4 68.0 88.3 27.5 67.0 47.1 57.7 46.4 17.6 3.8 72.4
2024 130 37.7 69.4 70.6 33.3 74.1 38.5 56.7 46.9 26.2 6.2 75.0
Player 3,650 43.7 68.7 86.2 32.9 67.9 45.8 61.1 48.5 20.1 4.1 73.0
MLB 48.6 67.0 82.0 28.4 58.0 42.6 60.9 47.1 24.8 7.3 76.1
! Note: All figures in this table cover the period 2015-present.

Percentile Rankings

Year xwOBA /
xERA
xBA xSLG xISO xOBP Brl Brl% EV Hard
Hit%
K% BB% Whiff% Chase
Rate
FB
Velo
FB
Spin
CB
Spin
Extension
2020 77 61 68 73 85 56 72 88 66 23 87 14 93 15 1 69
2021 28 12 29 52 28 34 67 78 78 4 71 7 97 18 1 1 52
2022 14 1 1 48
2023 13 4 16 41 11 79 83 10 1 1 46 2 32 8 1 20 44
2024 61 41 71 84 44 79 79 83 85 23 39 58 81 4 1 43
+ 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 %
2020 24.2 6 5.8 0 1 6 1 16.7
2021 23.0 11 10.4 1 6 9 3 27.3
2022 22.3 5 4.5 1 1 4 1 20.0
2023 22.8 9 8.1 1 2 8 2 22.2
Player 23.1 31 28.7 2 10 27 7 22.6

Expected Home Runs by Park

Year HR
2020 6 6 5 7 7 7 7 7 5 5 4 6 7 6 6 6 6 6 7 6 7 3 7 4 7 3 6 5 7 5 4
2021 11 11 8 11 10 8 12 13 4 7 7 13 12 10 11 11 10 11 12 10 12 13 14 13 10 10 11 11 11 8 7
2022 5 5 5 4 4 4 5 4 2 3 4 5 5 5 5 5 5 4 5 5 5 6 5 5 3 4 5 4 5 4 4
2023 9 7 6 8 9 7 10 7 7 6 7 8 10 8 10 9 10 7 9 10 7 10 12 10 7 5 8 9 9 7 4
Player 31 29 24 30 30 26 34 31 18 21 22 32 34 29 32 31 31 28 33 31 31 32 38 32 27 22 30 29 32 24 19
! 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 2020 2021 +/-   2022 +/-   2023 +/-   2024 +/-  
Fastball Velocity 88.7 89.4 0.7 89.7 0.3 90.4 0.7 88.5 -1.9
Offspeed Velocity 81.5 81.8 0.3 82.2 0.4 82.9 0.7 83.5 0.6
Breaking Velocity 77.8 78.6 0.8 79.5 0.9 76.5 -3.0 77.7 1.2
Exit Velocity 86.0 87.5 1.5 90.4 2.9 90.7 0.3 85.3 -5.4
Launch Angle 0.0 2.9 2.9 -3.7 -6.6 -0.3 3.4 2.9 3.2
Barrel % 5.2 6.6 1.4 7.9 1.3 5.6 -2.3 0.0 -5.6
Hard Hit % 34.0 35.0 1.0 43.3 8.3 48.6 5.3 27.3 -21.3
Sweet Spot % 18.6 30.1 11.5 29.9 -0.2 28.8 -1.1 13.6 -15.2
xBA .228 .277 0.049 .263 -0.014 .295 0.032 .259 -0.036
BA .230 .268 0.038 .348 0.080 .281 -0.067 .222 -0.059
xwOBA .281 .330 0.049 .323 -0.007 .352 0.029 .300 -0.052
wOBA .289 .313 0.024 .403 0.090 .342 -0.061 .251 -0.091
xSLG .357 .433 0.076 .421 -0.012 .463 0.042 .323 -0.140
SLG .393 .407 0.014 .542 0.135 .467 -0.075 .222 -0.245
K% 19.2 14.5 -4.7 17.2 2.7 11.3 -5.9 16.7 5.4
BB% 5.4 6.9 1.5 7.1 0.2 8.6 1.5 10.0 1.4
Swing % 48.9 49.4 0.5 48.9 -0.5 46.4 -2.5 46.9 0.5
Whiff% 20.9 19.4 -1.5 22.8 3.4 17.6 -5.2 26.2 8.6
In Zone % 41.3 42.9 1.6 45.3 2.4 46.4 1.1 37.7 -8.7
Out of Zone % 58.7 57.1 -1.6 54.7 -2.4 53.6 -1.1 62.3 8.7
Out of Zone Swing % 34.4 34.6 0.2 33.1 -1.5 27.5 -5.6 33.3 5.8
First Pitch Swing % 37.7 28.4 -9.3 34.3 5.9 28.2 -6.1 36.7 8.5
First Pitch Strike % 60.0 61.7 1.7 65.7 4.0 57.7 -8.0 56.7 -1.0
+ View Complete Year to Year Changes Leaderboard

Statcast Fielder Positioning

vs RHHvs LHH
YearAlignment TypePAwOBAPATotal%PATotal%
2020 Shifts 130 .289 92 26 28.3 38 7 18.4
2021 Shifts 434 .313 316 47 14.9 118 35 29.7
2022 Shifts 168 .403 113 23 20.4 55 23 41.8
2023 Shades 219 .342 170 24 14.1 49 25 51.0
2024 Shades 30 .251 18 0 0.0 12 0 0.0
! Note: Shifts are through the 2022 season, Shaded starting from the 2023 season, Shift: three or more infielders are on the same side of second base, Shade: positioned outside of their typical responsible slices of the field.
Learn more about how positioning is defined here

Pitch Tempo

Bases EmptyRunners On Base
SeasonTeamPitchesTempoFast %Slow %PitchesTempoFast %Slow %
2020 167 15.0 50.3% 1.2% 51 22.5 0.0% 3.9%
2021 482 14.4 56.4% 0.2% 279 22.0 0.7% 5.0%
2022 172 15.2 47.1% 1.7% 132 21.3 0.0% 5.3%
2023 237 12.6 89.5% 0.0% 124 18.7 0.8% 0.0%
2024 30 14.0 70.0% 0.0% 8 14.9 50.0% 0.0%
+ View Complete Pitch Tempo Leaderboard

Pitch Distribution


Loading Bat Tracking...