Josh Naylor
1B | Bats/Throws: L/L | 5' 11" 250LBS | Age: 26
Draft: 2015 | Rd: 1, #12, Miami Marlins | St Joan of Arc Catholic (ON) SS
PA AB R H HR SB AVG OBP SLG OPS
2021 250 233 28 59 7 1 .253 .301 .399 .700
2022 498 449 47 115 20 6 .256 .319 .452 .771
2023 495 452 52 139 17 10 .308 .354 .489 .843
5 Seasons 1,626 1,484 169 400 53 19 .270 .325 .439 .764
AVG HR SB OPS
2021 .253 7 1 .700
2022 .256 20 6 .771
2023 .308 17 10 .843
5 Seasons .270 53 19 .764
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%
2019 22 1154 190 12 6.3 4.3 89.6 115.1 4.5 30.0 .238 .380 .306 .298 .349 36.3 22.9 9.0
2020 23 380 85 3 3.5 2.9 86.8 108.8 7.8 28.2 .275 .383 .274 .309 .324 34.1 11.5 4.8
2021 24 874 188 14 7.4 5.6 89.8 114.7 9.0 31.4 .254 .417 .302 .311 .354 42.6 18.0 5.6
2022 25 1768 374 32 8.6 6.4 89.4 113.0 10.3 28.9 .257 .430 .331 .327 .358 42.8 16.1 7.6
2023 26 1649 391 32 8.2 6.5 89.1 113.9 12.3 35.5 .293 .478 .354 .346 .382 41.2 13.7 6.7
Player 5825 1228 93 7.6 5.7 89.2 115.1 9.7 31.5 .265 .431 .326 .324 .362 40.6 16.5 7.1
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
2019 54.2 15.8 23.2 6.8 32.6 43.2 24.2 3.2 42.6 21.6 21.1 5.3 6.3 4.3
2020 52.9 10.6 25.9 10.6 29.4 44.7 25.9 3.5 40.0 23.5 27.1 2.4 3.5 2.9
2021 50.5 17.0 23.9 8.5 33.0 43.6 23.4 3.7 39.4 21.8 21.3 6.4 7.4 5.6
2022 49.5 22.5 20.9 7.2 42.0 37.2 20.9 4.3 35.0 23.3 21.9 6.4 8.6 6.4
2023 43.2 25.6 23.8 7.4 39.4 33.8 26.9 3.6 29.7 25.1 26.1 6.9 8.2 6.5
Player 48.6 20.8 23.0 7.7 37.5 38.5 24.0 3.7 35.5 23.4 23.4 6.1 7.6 5.7
MLB 44.6 23.5 24.9 7.0 37.0 37.6 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.

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-Seamer 2.1 10 477 28.9 155 .336 .474 .385 14.5 12.3 12.7 .329 .494 .385 43.0
2023 Slider 0.4 1 282 17.1 62 .271 .525 .360 27.8 14.5 11.5 .288 .476 .344 40.0
2023 Curveball 1.5 4 247 15.0 66 .292 .508 .359 35.1 33.3 31.4 .221 .413 .274 34.9
2023 Changeup -2.4 -5 215 13.0 76 .239 .366 .257 22.4 14.5 20.8 .278 .444 .300 48.4
2023 Sinker 2.6 5 186 11.3 58 .393 .661 .475 12.3 5.2 8.6 .321 .554 .382 45.3
2023 Cutter 1.5 2 121 7.3 41 .342 .421 .384 5.8 2.4 4.8 .287 .440 .340 37.8
2023 Sweeper 2.4 2 77 4.7 17 .267 .533 .379 21.6 17.6 12.0 .234 .479 .347 16.7
2023 Splitter 2.4 1 39 2.4 11 .182 .455 .264 23.8 0.0 0.0 .334 .626 .403 27.3
2023 Slurve 0.2 0 5 0.3 -- -- -- 0.0 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
2022 4-Seamer 0.4 3 625 35.4 192 .273 .430 .340 13.5 10.9 14.0 .290 .481 .361 52.6
2022 Slider 2.0 6 288 16.3 72 .262 .508 .374 31.6 29.2 20.8 .246 .445 .336 45.5
2022 Changeup 2.6 6 236 13.3 73 .333 .580 .402 22.0 12.3 14.5 .277 .424 .324 34.4
2022 Curveball -1.3 -3 206 11.7 34 .091 .212 .169 27.2 32.4 20.0 .121 .234 .169 22.7
2022 Sinker 0.0 0 180 10.2 59 .255 .412 .342 12.6 6.8 11.1 .213 .351 .304 34.0
2022 Cutter 3.7 4 112 6.3 36 .281 .656 .429 16.7 13.9 21.7 .346 .608 .422 46.4
2022 Sweeper 0.7 0 74 4.2 14 .154 .462 .282 23.1 42.9 25.0 .181 .335 .257 14.3
2022 Splitter -4.5 -2 39 2.2 12 .083 .083 .150 28.0 16.7 16.7 .182 .193 .168 20.0
2022 Slurve -4.8 0 6 0.3 1 .000 .000 .000 20.0 100.0 50.0 -- -- .000 --
2021 4-Seamer 1.2 3 278 31.8 93 .337 .518 .413 14.7 14.0 18.8 .311 .510 .386 45.7
2021 Slider -2.3 -4 190 21.7 46 .174 .261 .188 30.9 28.3 21.3 .179 .260 .189 39.4
2021 Changeup -2.8 -3 114 13.0 35 .100 .300 .240 31.0 14.3 16.7 .189 .419 .319 40.0
2021 Sinker 0.6 1 101 11.6 29 .286 .429 .384 11.5 10.3 10.3 .352 .603 .417 40.0
2021 Curveball 0.3 0 92 10.5 17 .294 .353 .285 15.2 23.5 20.0 .254 .333 .257 38.5
2021 Cutter -1.4 -1 56 6.4 15 .133 .333 .193 20.6 13.3 20.0 .119 .172 .123 38.5
2021 Splitter 0.9 0 20 2.3 5 .400 .600 .430 11.1 20.0 16.7 .314 .598 .381 75.0
2021 Sweeper -5.0 -1 16 1.8 6 .167 .167 .150 50.0 50.0 60.0 .176 .192 .164 0.0
2021 Slurve -0.1 0 7 0.8 3 .667 .667 .600 40.0 33.3 33.3 .302 .325 .277 100.0
2020 4-Seamer -2.9 -4 129 33.9 43 .250 .300 .274 8.2 2.3 3.1 .262 .336 .290 25.6
2020 Slider 0.3 0 80 21.1 18 .188 .375 .289 24.4 22.2 17.4 .263 .496 .362 33.3
2020 Sinker -2.0 -1 51 13.4 12 .300 .300 .342 5.9 8.3 12.5 .278 .304 .335 66.7
2020 Changeup -1.6 -1 44 11.6 13 .308 .462 .331 26.3 23.1 21.4 .310 .459 .327 60.0
2020 Curveball 0.3 0 42 11.1 8 .250 .375 .381 37.5 25.0 28.6 .268 .313 .259 16.7
2020 Splitter 5.4 1 17 4.5 4 .250 .250 .225 0.0 0.0 0.0 .318 .345 .293 25.0
2020 Cutter -5.9 -1 12 3.2 5 .200 .200 .180 0.0 20.0 33.3 .212 .251 .205 0.0
2020 Sweeper -1.0 0 4 1.1 1 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 .700 1.616 .955 100.0
2019 4-Seamer 0.8 3 364 31.5 94 .333 .543 .423 17.3 17.0 14.2 .290 .465 .365 39.4
2019 Curveball -1.0 -2 203 17.6 33 .129 .258 .223 41.7 54.5 25.4 .101 .252 .177 30.8
2019 Changeup -2.8 -5 166 14.4 43 .209 .302 .221 30.0 23.3 17.2 .249 .342 .255 27.3
2019 Slider -1.2 -2 163 14.1 34 .161 .258 .226 24.2 29.4 16.9 .186 .293 .247 28.6
2019 Sinker 2.7 4 156 13.5 43 .270 .514 .383 8.2 11.6 11.1 .240 .446 .347 50.0
2019 Cutter 1.1 1 57 4.9 18 .294 .412 .328 21.9 22.2 23.5 .302 .395 .320 46.2
2019 Splitter -1.9 -1 39 3.4 13 .231 .231 .208 16.7 7.7 7.7 .241 .281 .231 16.7
2019 Slurve 0.0 0 2 0.2 -- -- -- 0.0 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
2019 Sweeper -3.5 0 2 0.2 -- -- -- 100.0 -- -- -- -- -- --
! Note: Years are in reverse order.
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Swing/Take

Runs
Year Team PA Pitches Heart Shadow Chase Waste All
2019 278 1,153 -6 -8 7 5 -2
2020 111 400 1 -6 2 2 -2
2021 249 874 -4 -5 2 3 -5
2022 525 1,867 4 -13 11 10 12
2023 486 1,649 1 5 7 6 19
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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 %
2019 1,154 45.3 61.1 85.6 31.4 63.6 44.1 24.1 44.8 22.1 5.6 71.9
2020 380 50.5 69.8 90.3 27.7 67.3 45.3 40.4 48.9 15.6 6.3 87.5
2021 874 49.2 70.7 86.2 35.4 63.7 42.1 37.2 52.7 21.3 6.8 84.7
2022 1,768 45.3 72.8 87.1 32.9 68.2 42.1 37.7 51.0 19.5 6.8 76.7
2023 1,649 46.1 76.3 88.3 39.5 66.7 41.4 46.4 56.5 19.8 7.0 85.3
Player 5,825 46.5 71.0 87.3 34.5 66.2 42.5 38.1 51.5 20.1 6.6 80.4
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
2019 97 34
2020 57 52 96
2021 94 33 98
2022 65 66 71 66 56 63 57 57 89 65 82 43 80 24 11 82 15
2023 74 95 80 63 74 61 48 44 90 53 94 28 79 4 16 88 46
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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 8 8.4 0 6 6 3 37.5
2020 25.9 2 2.8 -1 1 1 2 100.0
2021 24.7 7 7.9 -1 6 5 4 57.1
2022 26.3 21 18.9 2 8 20 2 9.5
2023 26.4 17 17.4 0 10 14 6 35.3
Player 25.7 55 55.5 -1 31 46 17 30.9

Expected Home Runs by Park

Year HR
2019 8 10 8 7 8 8 9 8 5 7 8 9 11 9 8 8 9 8 9 8 10 9 9 10 8 9 7 9 10 8 7
2020 2 3 3 3 3 3 3 2 2 3 2 2 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 2 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3
2021 7 9 7 9 8 8 8 6 8 6 7 10 8 5 8 9 7 7 8 8 6 12 10 10 7 7 9 10 7 8 6
2022 21 20 15 20 20 20 21 19 9 15 16 20 21 18 20 20 17 19 20 20 20 19 25 21 17 16 21 21 23 19 14
2023 17 17 13 23 19 14 22 17 18 15 15 21 16 15 20 20 19 16 19 20 15 14 26 20 16 14 17 17 18 16 11
Player 55 59 46 62 58 53 63 52 42 46 48 62 59 50 59 60 55 53 59 58 54 57 73 64 51 49 57 60 61 54 41
! 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 2019 2020 +/-   2021 +/-   2022 +/-   2023 +/-  
Exit Velocity 89.6 86.8 -2.8 89.8 3.0 89.4 -0.4 89.1 -0.3
Launch Angle 4.5 7.8 3.3 9.0 1.2 10.3 1.3 12.3 2.0
Barrel % 6.3 3.5 -2.8 7.4 3.9 8.6 1.2 8.2 -0.4
Hard Hit % 36.3 34.1 -2.2 42.6 8.5 42.8 0.2 41.2 -1.6
Sweet Spot % 30.0 28.2 -1.8 31.4 3.2 28.9 -2.5 35.5 6.6
xBA .238 .275 0.037 .254 -0.021 .257 0.003 .293 0.036
BA .249 .247 -0.002 .253 0.006 .256 0.003 .308 0.052
xwOBA .298 .309 0.011 .311 0.002 .327 0.016 .346 0.019
wOBA .306 .274 -0.032 .302 0.028 .331 0.029 .354 0.023
xSLG .380 .383 0.003 .417 0.034 .430 0.013 .478 0.048
SLG .403 .330 -0.073 .399 0.069 .452 0.053 .489 0.037
K% 22.9 11.5 -11.4 18.0 6.5 16.1 -1.9 13.7 -2.4
BB% 9.0 4.8 -4.2 5.6 0.8 7.6 2.0 6.7 -0.9
Swing % 44.8 48.9 4.1 52.7 3.8 51.0 -1.7 56.5 5.5
Whiff% 22.1 15.6 -6.5 21.3 5.7 19.5 -1.8 19.8 0.3
In Zone % 45.3 50.5 5.2 49.2 -1.3 45.3 -3.9 46.1 0.8
Out of Zone % 54.7 49.5 -5.2 50.8 1.3 54.7 3.9 53.9 -0.8
Out of Zone Swing % 31.4 27.7 -3.7 35.4 7.7 32.9 -2.5 39.5 6.6
First Pitch Swing % 24.1 40.4 16.3 37.2 -3.2 37.7 0.5 46.4 8.7
First Pitch Strike % 59.0 62.5 3.5 62.4 -0.1 59.7 -2.7 63.6 3.9
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Statcast Fielder Positioning

wOBA
SeasonAlignment TypeBat SidePAShifts/Shades%No Shift/ShadeShift/Shade
2019 Shifts L 278 190 68.3 .301 .309
2020 Shifts L 103 55 53.4 .312 .245
2021 Shifts L 249 156 62.7 .242 .338
2022 Shifts L 494 416 84.2 .424 .314
2023 Shades L 485 178 36.7 .340 .379
! 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 %
2019 340 17.5 19.1% 1.2% 203 22.9 0.5% 10.8%
2020 91 18.3 23.1% 2.2% 73 22.6 4.1% 9.6%
2021 236 21.4 8.1% 4.7% 119 24.7 0.8% 18.5%
2022 426 21.4 1.2% 5.9% 290 25.3 0.0% 17.2%
2023 280 15.6 42.9% 0.4% 276 19.7 4.7% 2.5%
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