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
2022 49 47 8 10 0 2 1 .213 .245 .255 .500
2 Seasons 91 82 15 17 0 6 1 .207 .267 .232 .499
AVG HR RBI SB OPS
2022 .213 0 2 1 .500
2 Seasons .207 0 6 1 .499

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
Player 372 58 1 1.7 1.1 86.5 104.4 6.4 27.6 .223 .290 .230 .262 .328 36.2 28.6 4.4
MLB 6.7 4.6 88.4 122.4 12.1 33.0 .245 .405 .316 .315 .368 35.8 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, 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
Player 53.4 20.7 19.0 6.9 31.0 37.9 31.0 8.6 39.7 22.4 25.9 1.7 1.7 1.1
MLB 44.9 23.1 25.0 7.1 36.8 37.7 25.4 3.8 33.0 24.6 24.4 5.7 6.7 4.6
! 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 %
2022 4-Seamer -1.1 -1 78 37.3 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 5.7 2 32 15.3 8 .429 .571 .469 29.4 12.5 8.3 .158 .200 .224 33.3
2022 Sinker -4.1 -1 24 11.5 6 .167 .167 .150 9.1 0.0 0.0 .297 .322 .278 33.3
2022 Changeup -3.4 -1 20 9.6 4 .000 .000 .000 12.5 25.0 10.0 .104 .111 .095 0.0
2022 Cutter -5.6 -1 19 9.1 4 .000 .000 .175 60.0 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
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 -5.2 -2 30 18.4 8 .143 .143 .200 26.3 25.0 16.7 .244 .275 .290 0.0
2021 Curveball 5.7 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 --
! 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
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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 10.4 88.2
2022 209 51.2 72.9 76.9 36.3 56.8 46.4 28.6 55.0 26.1 9.1 68.4
Player 372 51.6 67.2 76.0 36.7 56.1 46.5 28.6 52.4 28.2 9.7 77.8
MLB 48.5 66.9 82.0 28.4 58.3 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 83
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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 --
Player -- 0 0.2 0 1 0 0 --

Expected Home Runs by Park

Year HR
2021 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0
Player 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0
! 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 2015 2016 +/-   2017 +/-   2018 +/-   2019 +/-   2020 +/-   2021 +/-   2022 +/-  
Exit Velocity 93.5 81.3 -12.2
Launch Angle 8.4 4.9 -3.5
Barrel % 3.8 0 -3.8
Hard Hit % 42.3 31.3 -11
Sweet Spot % 26.9 28.1 1.2
xBA .236 .213 -0.023
BA .2 .213 0.013
xwOBA .307 .225 -0.082
wOBA .236 .225 -0.011
xSLG .34 .252 -0.088
SLG .2 .255 0.055
K% 26.2 30.6 4.4
BB% 7.1 2 -5.1
Swing % 49.1 55 5.9
Whiff% 31.3 26.1 -5.2
In Zone % 52.1 51.2 -0.9
Out of Zone % 47.9 48.8 0.9
Out of Zone Swing % 37.2 36.3 -0.9
First Pitch Swing % 28.6 28.6 0
First Pitch Strike % 45.2 55.1 9.9
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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

Pitch Tempo

Bases EmptyRunners On Base
SeasonTeamPitchesTempoFast %Slow %PitchesTempoFast %Slow %
2021 41 17.0 26.8% 4.9% 32 20.8 0.0% 15.6%
2022 43 16.7 27.9% 7.0% 34 21.7 2.9% 17.6%
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