Josh Palacios
RF | B/T: L/R | 6' 1" 200LBS | Age: 27

Draft: 2016 | Rd: 4, #132, Toronto Blue Jays | Auburn

Stats

PA AB R H HR RBI SB AVG OBP SLG OPS
2023 32 28 3 8 1 4 0 .286 .375 .500 .875
3 Seasons 123 110 18 25 1 10 1 .227 .295 .300 .595
AVG HR RBI SB OPS
2023 .286 1 4 0 .875
3 Seasons .227 1 10 1 .595

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 25 163 26 1 3.8 2.4 93.5 104.4 8.4 26.9 .236 .340 .236 .307 .363 42.3 26.2 7.1
2022 26 209 32 0 0.0 0.0 81.3 104.0 4.9 28.1 .213 .252 .225 .225 .301 31.3 30.6 2.0
2023 27 128 23 1 4.3 3.1 92.0 105.4 -3.4 34.8 .319 .492 .379 .393 .424 56.5 15.6 9.4
Player 500 81 2 2.5 1.6 88.1 105.4 3.5 29.6 .247 .341 .269 .297 .355 42.0 25.2 5.7
MLB 6.8 4.7 88.4 122.4 12.1 33.0 .245 .405 .316 .315 .368 36.0 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 57.7 30.8 11.5 0.0 30.8 50.0 19.2 7.7 38.5 23.1 26.9 0.0 3.8 2.4
2022 50.0 12.5 25.0 12.5 31.3 28.1 40.6 9.4 40.6 21.9 25.0 3.1 0.0 0.0
2023 65.2 13.0 17.4 4.3 47.8 43.5 8.7 0.0 47.8 8.7 30.4 8.7 4.3 3.1
Player 56.8 18.5 18.5 6.2 35.8 39.5 24.7 6.2 42.0 18.5 27.2 3.7 2.5 1.6
MLB 44.8 23.2 24.9 7.1 36.8 37.6 25.4 3.9 33.0 24.6 24.4 5.8 6.8 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 -3.8 -2 46 35.9 8 .125 .125 .113 23.8 12.5 6.7 .250 .339 .251 57.1
2023 Slider 2.8 1 23 18.0 5 .500 1.250 .710 33.3 20.0 20.0 .253 .429 .378 66.7
2023 Changeup 3.4 1 21 16.4 6 .400 1.000 .600 33.3 16.7 20.0 .379 .897 .561 50.0
2023 Cutter 2.6 0 14 10.9 3 .000 .000 .467 50.0 33.3 33.3 -- -- .467 --
2023 Curveball -11.7 -1 11 8.6 4 .000 .000 .000 50.0 25.0 20.0 .253 .346 .256 33.3
2023 Sinker -13.4 -1 6 4.7 3 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 .390 .449 .374 66.7
2023 Splitter 9.0 0 4 3.1 1 1.000 1.000 .900 0.0 0.0 0.0 .401 .404 .385 0.0
2023 Sweeper 13.2 0 2 1.6 1 1.000 1.000 .900 0.0 0.0 0.0 .637 .730 .595 100.0
2022 4-Seamer -1.1 -1 80 38.3 19 .316 .368 .303 25.5 42.1 27.6 .285 .352 .279 45.5
2022 Curveball -7.2 -2 33 15.8 6 .000 .000 .000 15.8 16.7 8.3 .211 .225 .194 20.0
2022 Slider 6.2 2 30 14.4 8 .429 .571 .469 33.3 12.5 9.1 .158 .200 .224 33.3
2022 Sinker -4.4 -1 22 10.5 6 .167 .167 .150 9.1 0.0 0.0 .297 .322 .279 33.3
2022 Changeup -3.3 -1 20 9.6 4 .000 .000 .000 12.5 25.0 10.0 .104 .111 .095 0.0
2022 Cutter -5.6 -1 20 9.6 4 .000 .000 .175 54.5 75.0 60.0 -- -- .175 --
2022 Splitter -13.3 0 3 1.4 2 .000 .000 .000 66.7 50.0 50.0 .009 .020 .012 0.0
2022 Sweeper 0.0 0 1 0.5 -- -- -- 0.0 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
2021 4-Seamer -2.9 -3 87 53.4 19 .267 .267 .278 32.5 31.6 26.1 .239 .431 .333 63.6
2021 Slider -4.7 -1 29 17.8 7 .167 .167 .229 27.8 28.6 16.7 .250 .285 .303 0.0
2021 Curveball 5.6 1 19 11.7 4 .333 .333 .400 42.9 25.0 14.3 .198 .216 .316 0.0
2021 Sinker -5.7 -1 14 8.6 5 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 .261 .295 .247 60.0
2021 Cutter 2.2 0 6 3.7 2 .000 .000 .350 33.3 0.0 0.0 .109 .257 .428 0.0
2021 Changeup -6.6 0 5 3.1 3 .333 .333 .300 33.3 33.3 50.0 .316 .373 .298 50.0
2021 Splitter -21.5 0 2 1.2 1 .000 .000 .000 100.0 100.0 100.0 -- -- .000 --
2021 Sweeper -20.3 0 1 0.6 1 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 -- .211 .218 .204 0.0
! Note: Years are in reverse order.
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Swing/Take

Runs
Year Team PA Pitches Heart Shadow Chase Waste All
2021 42 163 -2 -4 1 1 -4
2022 49 209 -5 0 -1 1 -5
2023 32 128 -1 -1 1 0 -1
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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 163 52.1 60.0 74.5 37.2 55.2 46.6 28.6 49.1 31.3 11.0 88.9
2022 209 51.2 72.9 76.9 36.3 56.8 46.4 28.6 55.0 26.1 9.1 68.4
2023 128 46.9 75.0 71.1 25.0 70.6 40.6 37.5 48.4 29.0 9.4 91.7
Player 500 50.4 69.0 74.7 33.5 59.0 45.0 30.9 51.4 28.4 9.8 81.6
MLB 48.5 66.9 82.0 28.4 58.2 42.6 29.5 47.1 24.7 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
2021 34 81
2022 13 81
2023 19 80
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Expected Home Runs

Year Team Avg HR Trot Actual HR xHR HR-xHR Doubters Mostly Gone No Doubters No Doubter %
2021 -- 0 0.2 0 1 0 0 --
2023 24.6 1 1.0 0 0 0 1 100.0
Player 24.6 1 1.2 0 1 0 1 100.0

Expected Home Runs by Park

Year HR
2021 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
2023 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Player 1 2 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 2 1 2 2 1 2 1 1 1 1 2 1 1
! 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 93.5 81.3 -12.2 92.0 10.7
Launch Angle 8.4 4.9 -3.5 -3.4 -8.3
Barrel % 3.8 0.0 -3.8 4.3 4.3
Hard Hit % 42.3 31.3 -11.0 56.5 25.2
Sweet Spot % 26.9 28.1 1.2 34.8 6.7
xBA .236 .213 -0.023 .319 0.106
BA .200 .213 0.013 .286 0.073
xwOBA .307 .225 -0.082 .393 0.168
wOBA .236 .225 -0.011 .379 0.154
xSLG .340 .252 -0.088 .492 0.240
SLG .200 .255 0.055 .500 0.245
K% 26.2 30.6 4.4 15.6 -15.0
BB% 7.1 2.0 -5.1 9.4 7.4
Swing % 49.1 55.0 5.9 48.4 -6.6
Whiff% 31.3 26.1 -5.2 29.0 2.9
In Zone % 52.1 51.2 -0.9 46.9 -4.3
Out of Zone % 47.9 48.8 0.9 53.1 4.3
Out of Zone Swing % 37.2 36.3 -0.9 25.0 -11.3
First Pitch Swing % 28.6 28.6 0.0 37.5 8.9
First Pitch Strike % 45.2 55.1 9.9 56.3 1.2
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Statcast Shift Statistics

SeasonBat SidePAShifts%wOBA - No ShiftwOBA - Shift
2021 L 30 10 33.3 .175 .088
2022 L 49 4 8.2 .209 .401
2023 L 32 0 0.0 .379

Pitch Tempo

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