Josh Lowe
RF | Bats/Throws: L/R | 6' 4" 205LBS | Age: 26
Draft: 2016 | Rd: 1, #13, Tampa Bay Rays | Pope (GA) HS
PA AB R H HR SB AVG OBP SLG OPS
2021 2 1 0 1 0 1 1.000 1.000 1.000 2.000
2022 198 181 24 40 2 3 .221 .284 .343 .627
2023 501 466 71 136 20 32 .292 .335 .500 .835
3 Seasons 701 648 95 177 22 36 .273 .323 .457 .780
AVG HR SB OPS
2021 1.000 0 1 2.000
2022 .221 2 3 .627
2023 .292 20 32 .835
3 Seasons .273 22 36 .780
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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%
2021 23 11 1 0 0.0 0.0 43.3 43.3 -62.7 0.0 .171 .175 .785 .443 .195 0.0 0.0 50.0
2022 24 851 116 6 5.2 3.0 88.3 107.4 11.4 47.4 .212 .339 .276 .272 .373 37.1 33.3 7.6
2023 25 2036 345 38 11.0 7.6 89.1 113.3 14.3 36.2 .276 .480 .354 .341 .433 39.7 24.8 6.2
Player 2898 462 44 9.5 6.3 88.8 113.3 13.4 39.0 .258 .440 .333 .322 .417 39.0 27.1 6.7
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
2021 100.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 100.0 100.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2022 36.2 29.3 31.0 3.4 29.3 41.4 29.3 4.3 30.2 27.6 22.4 10.3 5.2 3.0
2023 39.1 29.3 25.5 6.1 30.4 41.7 27.8 3.2 29.9 25.2 26.1 4.1 11.0 7.6
Player 38.5 29.2 26.8 5.4 30.1 41.6 28.4 3.7 29.9 25.8 25.1 5.6 9.5 6.3
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 0.6 5 789 38.8 155 .303 .563 .390 29.4 32.3 19.6 .276 .491 .352 52.7
2023 Changeup 1.3 4 328 16.1 91 .330 .443 .353 31.5 22.0 19.8 .258 .368 .283 23.5
2023 Slider 2.6 7 261 12.8 73 .338 .632 .421 31.2 16.4 14.0 .304 .517 .363 28.1
2023 Sinker -2.1 -4 185 9.1 48 .273 .523 .352 20.7 20.8 20.0 .280 .536 .359 54.3
2023 Curveball 3.7 7 182 8.9 55 .294 .471 .378 33.6 21.8 17.4 .287 .536 .372 43.6
2023 Cutter -0.6 -1 141 6.9 33 .300 .500 .374 31.4 12.1 16.7 .321 .581 .408 46.2
2023 Sweeper -1.1 -1 68 3.3 19 .105 .158 .161 30.6 31.6 20.0 .232 .391 .266 15.4
2023 Split-Finger -1.8 -1 65 3.2 20 .150 .300 .190 37.5 45.0 26.5 .226 .498 .303 45.5
2023 Slurve -11.4 -1 8 0.4 2 .000 .000 .000 50.0 50.0 100.0 .223 .261 .202 100.0
2022 4-Seam Fastball -1.6 -6 356 41.8 72 .149 .328 .227 38.7 44.4 24.2 .203 .406 .284 55.6
2022 Changeup -0.5 -1 131 15.4 30 .143 .214 .220 26.6 20.0 14.6 .172 .224 .208 13.6
2022 Sinker -0.1 0 100 11.8 24 .350 .400 .394 31.7 33.3 26.7 .169 .231 .260 50.0
2022 Slider -2.5 -2 93 10.9 24 .182 .227 .223 36.4 41.7 34.5 .210 .275 .250 50.0
2022 Curveball 4.4 3 79 9.3 19 .389 .500 .405 19.4 26.3 18.5 .187 .235 .207 15.4
2022 Cutter 3.3 2 50 5.9 18 .438 .688 .506 33.3 16.7 21.4 .409 .674 .494 46.2
2022 Sweeper -2.3 0 20 2.4 3 .000 .000 .000 22.2 33.3 10.0 .122 .154 .119 0.0
2022 Split-Finger 3.8 1 17 2.0 6 .167 .167 .300 18.2 16.7 20.0 .238 .266 .228 0.0
2022 Slurve -6.1 0 5 0.6 1 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 .159 .162 .147 0.0
2021 4-Seam Fastball 8.8 0 5 45.5 1 -- -- .700 0.0 0.0 0.0 -- -- .700 --
2021 Curveball 9.6 0 3 27.3 1 1.000 1.000 .900 0.0 0.0 0.0 .171 .175 .195 0.0
2021 Cutter -2.0 0 3 27.3 -- -- -- 100.0 -- -- -- -- -- --
! Note: Years are in reverse order.
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Swing/Take

Runs
Year Team PA Pitches Heart Shadow Chase Waste All
2022 197 851 -9 -6 8 3 -4
2023 504 2,051 11 -14 12 6 14
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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 %
2021 11 36.4 100.0 50.0 14.3 100.0 9.1 0.0 45.5 40.0 0.0 --
2022 851 50.5 66.5 71.0 25.4 57.0 39.6 27.3 46.2 32.6 6.9 84.7
2023 2,036 46.8 73.3 78.0 35.7 55.0 43.3 31.1 53.3 30.2 6.4 87.8
Player 2,898 47.9 71.3 75.8 32.8 55.6 42.1 29.9 51.2 30.9 6.6 86.8
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
2022 33 89 87
2023 69 85 81 74 45 70 70 44 86 42 32 21 20 12 85 30 61
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Expected Home Runs

Year Team Avg HR Trot Actual HR xHR HR-xHR Doubters Mostly Gone No Doubters No Doubter %
2022 24.3 2 3.8 -2 1 5 0 0.0
2023 24.9 20 19.4 1 4 19 6 30.0
Player 24.9 22 23.1 -1 5 24 6 27.3

Expected Home Runs by Park

Year HR
2022 2 2 3 3 3 5 5 3 1 2 1 2 5 5 4 5 5 5 2 3 5 5 6 5 4 4 2 5 5 4 4
2023 20 20 14 17 18 17 20 20 15 15 16 16 25 18 23 21 25 18 24 18 27 19 26 27 18 14 17 18 27 16 12
Player 22 22 17 20 21 22 25 23 16 17 17 18 30 23 27 26 30 23 26 21 32 24 32 32 22 18 19 23 32 20 16
! 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.
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Year to Year Changes

Metric 2021 2022 +/-   2023 +/-  
Exit Velocity 43.3 88.3 45.0 89.1 0.8
Launch Angle -62.7 11.4 74.1 14.3 2.9
Barrel % 0.0 5.2 5.2 11.0 5.8
Hard Hit % 0.0 37.1 37.1 39.7 2.6
Sweet Spot % 0.0 47.4 47.4 36.2 -11.2
xBA .171 .212 0.041 .276 0.064
BA 1.000 .221 -0.779 .292 0.071
xwOBA .443 .272 -0.171 .341 0.069
wOBA .785 .276 -0.509 .354 0.078
xSLG .175 .339 0.164 .480 0.141
SLG 1.000 .343 -0.657 .500 0.157
K% 0.0 33.3 33.3 24.8 -8.5
BB% 50.0 7.6 -42.4 6.2 -1.4
Swing % 45.5 46.2 0.7 53.3 7.1
Whiff% 40.0 32.6 -7.4 30.2 -2.4
In Zone % 36.4 50.5 14.1 46.8 -3.7
Out of Zone % 63.6 49.5 -14.1 53.2 3.7
Out of Zone Swing % 14.3 25.4 11.1 35.7 10.3
First Pitch Swing % 0.0 27.3 27.3 31.1 3.8
First Pitch Strike % 0.0 62.1 62.1 62.5 0.4
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Statcast Fielder Positioning

wOBA
SeasonAlignment TypeBat SidePAShifts/Shades%No Shift/ShadeShift/Shade
2021 Shifts L 2 2 100.0 .785
2022 Shifts L 197 68 34.5 .305 .220
2023 Shades L 499 207 41.5 .361 .344
! 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.
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Pitch Tempo

Bases EmptyRunners On Base
SeasonTeamPitchesTempoFast %Slow %PitchesTempoFast %Slow %
2021 5 15.5 20.0% 0.0% 0 -- -- --
2022 252 16.5 33.7% 1.2% 155 22.5 0.6% 8.4%
2023 533 15.6 41.3% 0.2% 301 19.2 4.7% 0.3%
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