Josh Phegley
C | Bats/Throws: R/R | 5' 10" 225LBS | Age: 36
Draft: 2009 | Rd: C-A, #38, Chicago White Sox | Indiana
PA AB R H HR SB AVG OBP SLG OPS
2018 102 93 13 19 2 0 .204 .255 .344 .599
2019 342 314 44 75 12 0 .239 .282 .411 .693
2020 18 16 4 1 1 0 .063 .167 .250 .417
8 Seasons 1,203 1,116 131 251 35 2 .225 .268 .381 .649
AVG HR SB OPS
2018 .204 2 0 .599
2019 .239 12 0 .693
2020 .063 1 0 .417
8 Seasons .225 35 2 .649
MLB Percentile Rankings
Hits Spray Chart

Statcast Batting Statistics

Season Age Pitches Batted
Balls
Barrels Barrel % Barrel/PA Exit
Velocity
Max EV Launch
Angle
LA Sweet-
Spot %
XBA XSLG WOBA XWOBA XWOBACON HardHit% K% BB%
2015 27 870 175 7 4.0 2.9 85.7 107.6 15.8 37.7 .229 .362 .323 .286 .331 27.4 21.0 5.8
2016 28 311 66 4 6.1 4.7 86.9 111.4 14.0 39.4 .251 .410 .300 .311 .332 28.8 15.1 5.8
2017 29 559 124 7 5.6 4.3 85.2 106.9 19.4 39.5 .246 .413 .256 .305 .334 29.8 16.1 5.6
2018 30 388 68 2 2.9 2.0 84.9 106.5 14.4 30.9 .151 .261 .259 .209 .242 22.1 26.5 5.9
2019 31 1275 258 8 3.1 2.3 84.1 106.3 17.4 34.5 .246 .371 .291 .286 .324 24.3 18.4 4.4
2020 32 70 13 1 7.7 5.6 81.0 101.0 15.5 15.4 .132 .291 .189 .238 .219 7.7 16.7 5.6
Player 3473 704 29 4.1 3.0 85.0 111.4 16.7 35.9 .230 .366 .289 .282 .318 26.0 19.2 5.3
MLB 6.9 4.7 88.5 122.4 12.2 33.1 .245 .406 .316 .315 .369 36.4 22.2 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
2015 37.1 20.6 30.9 11.4 38.3 36.0 25.7 6.3 26.3 29.1 22.9 8.6 4.0 2.9
2016 39.4 27.3 27.3 6.1 34.8 40.9 24.2 4.5 28.8 33.3 18.2 7.6 6.1 4.7
2017 35.5 30.6 24.2 9.7 37.1 34.7 28.2 3.2 25.8 36.3 23.4 5.6 5.6 4.3
2018 45.6 32.4 17.6 4.4 36.8 35.3 27.9 2.9 42.6 35.3 10.3 5.9 2.9 2.0
2019 36.4 27.9 27.1 8.5 47.3 31.8 20.9 5.8 25.2 31.8 27.1 5.0 3.1 2.3
2020 53.8 38.5 0.0 7.7 38.5 38.5 23.1 0.0 53.8 38.5 0.0 0.0 7.7 5.6
Player 37.9 27.1 26.1 8.8 40.9 34.7 24.4 5.0 28.1 32.5 22.4 6.3 4.1 3.0
MLB 44.6 23.6 24.8 7.0 37.1 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.

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 %
2020 4-Seam Fastball 0.8 0 27 38.6 8 .143 .571 .338 14.3 12.5 12.5 .207 .524 .353 16.7
2020 Slider -3.5 -1 17 24.3 2 .000 .000 .000 42.9 0.0 0.0 .048 .056 .047 0.0
2020 Sinker -4.5 0 8 11.4 2 .000 .000 .350 100.0 50.0 100.0 -- -- .350 --
2020 Changeup -10.0 -1 8 11.4 4 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 .130 .208 .142 0.0
2020 Cutter -8.9 0 5 7.1 1 .000 .000 .000 0.0 100.0 50.0 -- -- .000 --
2020 Curveball 0.5 0 3 4.3 -- -- -- -- -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
2020 Sweeper 35.8 1 2 2.9 1 .000 .000 .900 0.0 0.0 0.0 .054 .054 .061 0.0
2019 4-Seam Fastball 4.3 18 413 32.4 104 .345 .736 .499 10.0 7.7 7.8 .314 .578 .405 37.8
2019 Slider -2.6 -7 263 20.6 76 .178 .247 .225 37.5 39.5 33.7 .188 .232 .186 8.9
2019 Sinker -1.0 -2 204 16.0 57 .264 .340 .288 8.5 5.3 5.9 .289 .359 .302 23.5
2019 Changeup -2.9 -4 135 10.6 39 .237 .289 .249 35.3 20.5 18.6 .216 .286 .221 16.1
2019 Curveball -0.1 0 128 10.0 30 .138 .276 .192 30.8 23.3 17.5 .235 .338 .260 27.3
2019 Cutter 2.0 2 77 6.0 18 .235 .529 .339 26.5 16.7 16.7 .190 .362 .254 28.6
2019 Sweeper -5.4 -1 20 1.6 9 .125 .125 .178 40.0 22.2 100.0 .186 .223 .233 0.0
2019 Slurve -5.3 -1 13 1.0 4 .000 .000 .000 20.0 25.0 20.0 .115 .126 .104 0.0
2019 Split-Finger -4.0 0 4 0.3 1 .000 .000 .000 50.0 0.0 0.0 .062 .062 .056 0.0
2018 4-Seam Fastball -2.3 -3 115 29.6 26 .182 .273 .273 13.0 23.1 24.0 .120 .234 .233 25.0
2018 Sinker -0.3 0 67 17.3 22 .300 .550 .359 3.2 9.1 14.3 .242 .458 .304 36.8
2018 Slider 1.9 1 65 16.8 18 .222 .500 .300 40.0 33.3 33.3 .135 .235 .158 16.7
2018 Curveball -1.5 -1 64 16.5 15 .231 .308 .357 26.1 33.3 21.7 .145 .189 .221 12.5
2018 Changeup -9.2 -3 38 9.8 13 .000 .000 .000 71.4 61.5 57.1 .048 .116 .068 20.0
2018 Cutter -0.2 0 28 7.2 5 .200 .200 .180 12.5 0.0 0.0 .214 .259 .211 0.0
2018 Sweeper 1.5 0 6 1.5 -- -- -- 100.0 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
2018 Slurve 6.2 0 4 1.0 2 .000 .000 .450 0.0 0.0 0.0 .087 .102 .080 0.0
2018 Split-Finger 13.7 0 1 0.3 1 1.000 1.000 .900 0.0 0.0 -- .380 .406 .343 0.0
2017 4-Seam Fastball -1.1 -2 182 32.6 50 .222 .378 .286 12.1 6.0 6.4 .287 .561 .375 44.2
2017 Sinker 0.4 0 103 18.4 39 .229 .400 .335 5.9 2.6 5.0 .293 .430 .347 26.5
2017 Slider -3.5 -4 102 18.2 34 .242 .364 .294 35.6 32.4 37.9 .237 .364 .290 22.7
2017 Curveball -1.3 -1 63 11.3 10 .111 .111 .160 52.9 30.0 25.0 .103 .113 .154 16.7
2017 Changeup -4.0 -2 56 10.0 15 .071 .071 .107 22.5 20.0 15.0 .171 .225 .207 9.1
2017 Cutter 4.4 1 23 4.1 6 .333 .833 .483 50.0 50.0 37.5 .211 .665 .354 33.3
2017 Sweeper 0.6 0 12 2.1 1 .000 .000 .000 100.0 100.0 50.0 -- -- .000 --
2017 Knuckleball -11.5 -1 10 1.8 2 .000 .000 .000 20.0 0.0 0.0 .075 .075 .073 0.0
2017 Split-Finger -13.4 -1 6 1.1 3 .000 .000 .000 25.0 33.3 50.0 .276 .281 .248 50.0
2017 Slurve -21.6 0 1 0.2 1 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 .033 .072 .042 0.0
! Note: Years are in reverse order.
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Swing/Take

Runs
Year Team PA Pitches Heart Shadow Chase Waste All
2013 213 723 -2 -8 -2 0 -12
2014 38 123 2 -4 0 0 -2
2015 243 870 6 -5 4 5 9
2016 86 311 4 -4 0 2 1
2017 161 558 -5 -9 3 2 -9
2018 102 388 -2 -7 1 1 -6
2019 340 1,265 -8 5 2 5 4
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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 %
2015 870 50.2 69.1 84.8 35.8 61.3 44.1 35.0 52.5 23.2 7.1 69.4
2016 311 45.3 68.8 91.8 37.1 58.7 39.5 37.2 51.4 21.3 10.3 84.4
2017 559 50.4 65.1 86.3 35.7 60.6 42.3 33.5 50.4 22.7 8.4 72.3
2018 388 45.4 63.6 83.9 31.6 61.2 42.8 28.4 46.1 24.6 5.7 72.7
2019 1,275 49.7 63.2 88.9 31.6 53.0 42.4 26.6 47.5 22.6 7.0 67.0
2020 70 44.3 54.8 100.0 33.3 53.8 45.7 27.8 42.9 20.0 2.9 100.0
Player 3,473 49.0 65.4 87.3 33.9 58.0 42.7 31.1 49.3 22.8 7.3 71.5
MLB 48.6 67.0 82.0 28.4 57.9 42.6 29.7 47.2 24.8 7.3 76.2
! 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
Bat
Speed
Swing
Length
2015 57 37
2016 82 40
2017 53 36
2018 49 33
2019 8 29 13 13 6 6 11 2 45 5 69 6 67 31 28
2020 10 34
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Expected Home Runs

Year Team Avg HR Trot Actual HR xHR HR-xHR Doubters Mostly Gone No Doubters No Doubter %
2016 20.0 1 1.4 0 3 2 0 0.0
2017 19.8 3 1.9 1 3 1 1 33.3
2018 20.8 2 2.0 0 0 2 1 50.0
2019 22.4 12 13.1 -1 3 9 8 66.7
2020 22.1 1 1.0 0 0 0 1 100.0
Player 21.8 19 19.4 0 9 14 11 57.9

Expected Home Runs by Park

Year HR
2016 1 0 2 1 2 1 2 2 1 0 1 2 1 1 1 1 0 0 2 2 1 1 4 3 1 0 2 4 2 1 0
2017 3 1 3 3 2 1 2 2 1 1 1 3 3 1 1 4 2 1 2 1 2 1 3 2 3 1 1 3 3 3 1
2018 2 3 2 1 2 2 3 1 3 1 2 2 1 2 1 1 1 1 3 3 2 3 3 2 1 1 3 2 3 3 3
2019 12 17 13 13 16 15 17 11 14 10 12 17 12 11 13 10 10 12 13 17 12 15 17 12 8 11 11 16 13 13 11
2020 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 19 22 21 19 23 20 25 17 20 13 17 25 18 16 17 17 14 15 21 24 18 21 28 20 14 14 18 26 22 21 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 2015 2016 +/-   2017 +/-   2018 +/-   2019 +/-   2020 +/-  
Exit Velocity 85.7 86.9 1.2 85.2 -1.7 84.9 -0.3 84.1 -0.8 81.0 -3.1
Launch Angle 15.8 14.0 -1.8 19.4 5.4 14.4 -5.0 17.4 3.0 15.5 -1.9
Barrel % 4.0 6.1 2.1 5.6 -0.5 2.9 -2.7 3.1 0.2 7.7 4.6
Hard Hit % 27.4 28.8 1.4 29.8 1.0 22.1 -7.7 24.3 2.2 7.7 -16.6
LA Sweet-Spot % 37.7 39.4 1.7 39.5 0.1 30.9 -8.6 34.5 3.6 15.4 -19.1
xBA .229 .251 0.022 .246 -0.005 .151 -0.095 .246 0.095 .132 -0.114
BA .249 .256 0.007 .201 -0.055 .204 0.003 .239 0.035 .063 -0.176
xwOBA .286 .311 0.025 .305 -0.006 .209 -0.096 .286 0.077 .238 -0.048
wOBA .323 .300 -0.023 .256 -0.044 .259 0.003 .291 0.032 .189 -0.102
xSLG .362 .410 0.048 .413 0.003 .261 -0.152 .371 0.110 .291 -0.080
SLG .449 .372 -0.077 .336 -0.036 .344 0.008 .411 0.067 .250 -0.161
K% 21.0 15.1 -5.9 16.1 1.0 26.5 10.4 18.4 -8.1 16.7 -1.7
BB% 5.8 5.8 0.0 5.6 -0.2 5.9 0.3 4.4 -1.5 5.6 1.2
Swing % 52.5 51.4 -1.1 50.4 -1.0 46.1 -4.3 47.5 1.4 42.9 -4.6
Whiff% 23.2 21.3 -1.9 22.7 1.4 24.6 1.9 22.6 -2.0 20.0 -2.6
In Zone % 50.2 45.3 -4.9 50.4 5.1 45.4 -5.0 49.7 4.3 44.3 -5.4
Out of Zone % 49.8 54.7 4.9 49.6 -5.1 54.6 5.0 50.3 -4.3 55.7 5.4
Out of Zone Swing % 35.8 37.1 1.3 35.7 -1.4 31.6 -4.1 31.6 0.0 33.3 1.7
First Pitch Swing % 35.0 37.2 2.2 33.5 -3.7 28.4 -5.1 26.6 -1.8 27.8 1.2
First Pitch Strike % 61.3 68.6 7.3 68.9 0.3 67.6 -1.3 62.6 -5.0 72.2 9.6
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Statcast Fielder Positioning

wOBA
SeasonAlignment TypeBat SidePAShifts/Shades%No Shift/ShadeShift/Shade
2016 Shifts R 84 6 7.1 .279 .676
2017 Shifts R 161 14 8.7 .223 .606
2018 Shifts R 102 3 2.9 .267 .000
2019 Shifts R 338 52 15.4 .293 .305
2020 Shifts R 18 7 38.9 .243 .104
! 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

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