Josh VanMeter
2B | Bats/Throws: L/R | 5' 10" 198LBS | Age: 29
Draft: 2013 | Rd: 5, #148, San Diego Padres | Oakdale Senior (CA) HS
PA AB R H HR SB AVG OBP SLG OPS
2020 79 70 9 9 2 1 .129 .228 .257 .485
2021 310 274 26 58 6 3 .212 .297 .354 .651
2022 192 171 15 32 3 4 .187 .266 .292 .558
4 Seasons 841 743 83 153 19 17 .206 .293 .347 .640
AVG HR SB OPS
2020 .129 2 1 .485
2021 .212 6 3 .651
2022 .187 3 4 .558
4 Seasons .206 19 17 .640
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 24 1069 173 7 4.0 2.7 90.1 106.9 15.6 37.0 .244 .417 .316 .325 .366 38.1 21.5 11.2
2020 25 330 46 3 6.5 3.8 89.0 108.5 15.1 23.9 .213 .350 .222 .294 .368 37.0 30.4 8.9
2021 26 1326 193 10 5.2 3.2 89.3 110.0 19.6 30.1 .203 .321 .287 .274 .318 36.8 26.8 10.6
2022 27 804 128 6 4.7 3.1 88.1 104.9 14.3 37.5 .224 .341 .251 .288 .330 33.6 23.4 9.9
Player 3529 540 26 4.8 3.1 89.3 110.0 16.7 33.5 .221 .357 .282 .295 .340 36.4 24.7 10.5
MLB 6.9 4.7 88.4 122.4 12.2 33.1 .245 .406 .316 .315 .369 36.3 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
2019 35.8 28.9 26.6 8.7 41.0 39.9 19.1 0.6 28.9 27.2 26.0 10.4 4.0 2.7
2020 43.5 23.9 19.6 13.0 45.7 28.3 26.1 4.3 26.1 30.4 28.3 2.2 6.5 3.8
2021 36.3 34.2 21.2 8.3 38.3 38.9 22.8 1.6 26.9 36.3 22.8 7.3 5.2 3.2
2022 39.1 32.0 25.0 3.9 34.4 40.6 25.0 3.9 24.2 30.5 29.7 7.0 4.7 3.1
Player 37.4 31.1 23.7 7.8 38.9 38.7 22.4 2.0 26.9 31.5 25.9 7.8 4.8 3.1
MLB 44.6 23.5 24.8 7.0 37.0 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 %
2022 4-Seam Fastball -1.2 -3 277 34.5 72 .215 .323 .268 9.8 13.9 11.5 .245 .362 .300 37.5
2022 Slider -1.7 -2 116 14.4 22 .091 .227 .130 30.6 45.5 23.3 .133 .267 .169 33.3
2022 Sinker -1.8 -2 116 14.4 30 .222 .296 .273 7.0 6.7 9.1 .294 .388 .337 36.0
2022 Changeup -1.4 -2 108 13.4 31 .143 .143 .184 46.2 48.4 45.5 .155 .186 .203 7.7
2022 Curveball 0.6 1 85 10.6 14 .200 .200 .329 47.8 42.9 23.1 .181 .217 .324 0.0
2022 Cutter -1.7 -1 74 9.2 17 .231 .462 .347 6.9 5.9 6.7 .324 .590 .436 46.2
2022 Sweeper 11.8 2 18 2.2 4 .250 1.000 .500 16.7 0.0 0.0 .251 .795 .434 50.0
2022 Split-Finger -0.9 0 7 0.9 2 .000 .000 .000 66.7 50.0 25.0 .071 .082 .066 0.0
2021 4-Seam Fastball 1.1 5 464 35.0 122 .250 .442 .354 20.3 20.5 20.5 .203 .360 .305 41.8
2021 Slider -0.1 0 231 17.4 46 .195 .390 .280 34.6 45.7 27.6 .144 .250 .214 28.6
2021 Changeup -0.9 -2 194 14.6 36 .167 .200 .232 43.4 27.8 15.4 .207 .236 .262 23.8
2021 Curveball -0.1 0 164 12.4 34 .161 .226 .268 28.3 20.6 14.9 .310 .459 .362 50.0
2021 Sinker -2.6 -4 150 11.3 40 .216 .378 .286 13.8 15.0 15.0 .196 .298 .249 32.3
2021 Cutter 0.3 0 70 5.3 19 .278 .389 .358 12.1 26.3 41.7 .234 .364 .279 38.5
2021 Split-Finger -0.9 0 27 2.0 7 .143 .143 .129 53.8 57.1 22.2 .172 .193 .161 0.0
2021 Sweeper -4.5 -1 26 2.0 6 .000 .000 .000 54.5 83.3 41.7 .008 .019 .011 0.0
2020 4-Seam Fastball -0.7 -1 131 39.7 31 .148 .407 .318 22.6 25.8 21.6 .204 .476 .335 47.4
2020 Curveball -0.5 0 48 14.5 8 .143 .286 .279 40.0 37.5 18.8 .121 .141 .195 25.0
2020 Sinker -1.7 -1 44 13.3 14 .083 .083 .229 17.6 28.6 57.1 .256 .289 .310 25.0
2020 Slider 1.1 0 43 13.0 12 .182 .273 .238 45.0 41.7 33.3 .174 .239 .222 16.7
2020 Changeup -3.7 -1 36 10.9 5 .000 .000 .000 53.3 60.0 23.1 .171 .200 .161 0.0
2020 Cutter -4.2 -1 19 5.8 6 .200 .200 .267 18.2 16.7 25.0 .391 .446 .424 75.0
2020 Split-Finger -2.9 0 8 2.4 3 .000 .000 .300 25.0 0.0 0.0 .233 .366 .257 33.3
2020 Sweeper 2.7 0 1 0.3 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2019 4-Seam Fastball 1.3 4 349 32.6 87 .310 .704 .465 15.5 17.2 16.5 .336 .711 .469 59.6
2019 Curveball -1.3 -2 155 14.5 36 .171 .257 .224 22.8 27.8 18.5 .145 .209 .166 20.0
2019 Sinker -0.9 -1 154 14.4 44 .325 .350 .338 9.1 9.1 13.8 .319 .413 .350 44.4
2019 Changeup -1.3 -2 145 13.6 38 .265 .382 .324 35.6 21.1 18.2 .219 .291 .270 7.7
2019 Slider -3.1 -4 133 12.4 29 .077 .077 .134 36.4 44.8 26.5 .130 .181 .190 15.4
2019 Cutter -1.2 -1 62 5.8 12 .091 .364 .225 27.3 25.0 20.0 .118 .260 .202 50.0
2019 Split-Finger -1.9 0 22 2.1 4 .000 .000 .000 42.9 50.0 33.3 .123 .296 .171 50.0
2019 Sweeper -2.8 0 7 0.7 1 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 -- .057 .063 .051 0.0
! Note: Years are in reverse order.
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Swing/Take

Runs
Year Team PA Pitches Heart Shadow Chase Waste All
2019 251 1,027 -3 -16 7 5 -6
2020 79 330 -3 -7 3 3 -4
2021 310 1,326 -3 -20 12 8 -2
2022 192 804 -7 -11 5 4 -8
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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 1,069 49.1 58.3 84.4 22.0 60.0 44.3 11.9 39.8 22.4 6.1 66.7
2020 330 47.0 56.8 80.7 26.9 48.9 42.7 16.5 40.9 30.4 8.2 66.7
2021 1,326 51.2 60.4 82.0 17.9 42.2 40.0 18.4 39.7 26.8 8.2 73.4
2022 804 55.6 54.6 85.7 13.7 49.0 41.3 10.9 36.4 20.1 8.7 67.1
Player 3,529 51.2 58.0 83.4 19.2 50.5 41.8 14.5 39.1 24.4 7.7 69.5
MLB 48.6 66.9 82.0 28.4 58.0 42.6 29.7 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 48 49
2020 54 41 44
2021 71 46 16 41
2022 18 22 11
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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 22.7 8 8.4 0 6 5 5 62.5
2020 21.9 2 2.7 -1 1 3 0 0.0
2021 24.1 6 5.2 1 3 5 1 16.7
2022 23.4 3 2.6 0 0 2 2 66.7
Player 23.2 19 18.9 0 10 15 8 42.1

Expected Home Runs by Park

Year HR
2019 8 10 5 10 9 8 9 9 8 5 7 9 12 7 8 10 8 8 7 9 7 10 10 11 8 7 7 10 10 9 6
2020 2 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 2 2 2 2 3 3 3 3 3 3 2 3 3 2 3 3 3 3 2 3 3 3 1
2021 6 6 4 6 6 5 7 6 5 3 5 7 4 2 5 8 6 6 4 5 5 2 7 7 6 4 6 6 4 5 5
2022 3 4 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 3 3 2 2 2 3 3 2 4 3 4 4 2 2 2 3 4 2 3
Player 19 23 14 21 20 18 21 20 17 12 16 20 22 15 18 23 19 20 16 19 19 17 24 25 19 16 17 22 21 19 15
! 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 +/-  
Exit Velocity 90.1 89.0 -1.1 89.3 0.3 88.1 -1.2
Launch Angle 15.6 15.1 -0.5 19.6 4.5 14.3 -5.3
Barrel % 4.0 6.5 2.5 5.2 -1.3 4.7 -0.5
Hard Hit % 38.1 37.0 -1.1 36.8 -0.2 33.6 -3.2
Sweet Spot % 37.0 23.9 -13.1 30.1 6.2 37.5 7.4
xBA .244 .213 -0.031 .203 -0.010 .224 0.021
BA .237 .129 -0.108 .212 0.083 .187 -0.025
xwOBA .325 .294 -0.031 .274 -0.020 .288 0.014
wOBA .316 .222 -0.094 .287 0.065 .251 -0.036
xSLG .417 .350 -0.067 .321 -0.029 .341 0.020
SLG .408 .257 -0.151 .354 0.097 .292 -0.062
K% 21.5 30.4 8.9 26.8 -3.6 23.4 -3.4
BB% 11.2 8.9 -2.3 10.6 1.7 9.9 -0.7
Swing % 39.8 40.9 1.1 39.7 -1.2 36.4 -3.3
Whiff% 22.4 30.4 8.0 26.8 -3.6 20.1 -6.7
In Zone % 49.1 47.0 -2.1 51.2 4.2 55.6 4.4
Out of Zone % 50.9 53.0 2.1 48.8 -4.2 44.4 -4.4
Out of Zone Swing % 22.0 26.9 4.9 17.9 -9.0 13.7 -4.2
First Pitch Swing % 11.9 16.5 4.6 18.4 1.9 10.9 -7.5
First Pitch Strike % 57.7 58.2 0.5 54.8 -3.4 58.9 4.1
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Statcast Fielder Positioning

wOBA
SeasonAlignment TypeBat SidePAShifts/Shades%No Shift/ShadeShift/Shade
2019 Shifts L 260 151 58.1 .276 .345
2020 Shifts L 79 57 72.2 .275 .202
2021 Shifts L 310 241 77.7 .389 .257
2022 Shifts L 192 157 81.8 .183 .267
! 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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