Josh Winder
P | Bats/Throws: R/R | 6' 5" 210LBS | Age: 27
Draft: 2018 | Rd: 7, #214, Minnesota Twins | Virginia Military Institute
W L ERA G GS SV IP SO WHIP
2022 4 6 4.70 15 11 0 67 47 1.30
2023 2 1 4.15 19 0 1 34.2 28 1.41
2 Seasons 6 7 4.51 34 11 1 101.2 75 1.34
G W-L ERA IP SO WHIP
2022 15 4-6 4.70 67 47 1.30
2023 19 2-1 4.15 34.2 28 1.41
2 Seasons 34 6-7 4.51 101.2 75 1.34
MLB Percentile Rankings
Pitch Distribution

Statcast 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% ERA xERA
2022 25 1114 217 22 10.1 7.7 89.1 114.1 17.1 35.5 .268 .457 .337 .348 .387 38.7 16.4 6.3 4.70 5.17
2023 26 559 105 9 8.6 6.1 91.0 109.0 13.1 32.4 .251 .442 .331 .335 .377 43.8 19.0 9.5 4.15 4.80
Player 1673 322 31 9.6 7.1 89.7 114.1 15.8 34.5 .262 .452 .335 .344 .384 40.4 17.3 7.4
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.

Statcast Pitch Arsenal

Winder relies on 6 pitches.
Slider
(34%) ,
Changeup
(24.9%) ,
4-Seam Fastball
(24.5%) ,
Curveball
(9.5%) ,
Sinker
(5.9%) ,
Sweeper
(1.3%) ,


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Pitch Tracking



Batted Ball Profile

Season GB % FB % LD % PU % Pull % Straight % Oppo % Weak % Topped % Under % Flare/Burner % Solid % Barrel % Barrel/PA
2022 34.1 33.2 25.3 7.4 39.6 37.8 22.6 3.7 27.2 30.4 20.3 8.3 10.1 7.7
2023 41.0 29.5 25.7 3.8 46.7 31.4 21.9 1.9 29.5 29.5 22.9 7.6 8.6 6.1
Player 36.3 32.0 25.5 6.2 41.9 35.7 22.4 3.1 28.0 30.1 21.1 8.1 9.6 7.1
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.

Pitch Movement


How this works: Every pitch is affected by the forces of gravity, which means that every pitch drops on its way from the mound to the plate. These numbers are reported with gravity, which makes them larger and different than other pitch movement numbers you may have seen. Since gravity requires time, and slower pitches aren’t ‘better’ just because they have more time to move, the movement of a pitch is compared to ‘average’ movement by comparing it to other MLB pitch types within +/- 2 MPH and from within +/- 0.5 feet of extension and release.
Vertical Movement (inches) Horizontal Movement (inches)
Year Pitch Team Hand # MPH Inches of Drop vs Avg % vs Avg Inches of Break vs Avg % Break vs Avg
2023 4-Seamer MIN R 137 94.5 15.2 -0.5 -3 8.1 0.8 11
2023 Sweeper MIN R 7 83.4 44.0 5.2 13 12.1 -1.7 -12
2023 Curveball MIN R 53 80.0 52.2 -0.5 -1 4.8 -3.4 -41
2023 Sinker MIN R 33 94.7 19.5 -1.8 -8 15.3 0.3 2
2023 Slider MIN R 190 85.1 36.9 0.4 1 1.9 -3.2 -63
2023 Changeup MIN R 139 89.0 29.7 0.7 2 11.9 -2.7 -18
2022 Curveball MIN R 135 81.0 51.3 -0.8 -2 1.8 -4.5 -72
2022 4-Seamer MIN R 450 94.0 13.4 0.9 7 8.3 1.5 21
2022 Changeup MIN R 158 88.9 24.2 -4.4 -15 12.4 -1.8 -13
2022 Slider MIN R 371 84.3 37.1 -0.4 -1 1.0 -4.4 -82
! Note: Years are in reverse order.
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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 Slider 2.3 4 190 34.0 50 .174 .283 .236 30.1 24.0 21.4 .221 .377 .290 35.3
2023 Changeup -1.0 -1 139 24.9 41 .278 .444 .339 25.0 24.4 19.6 .245 .335 .298 44.4
2023 4-Seamer -3.6 -5 137 24.5 33 .429 .786 .542 6.5 9.1 8.3 .343 .764 .497 56.0
2023 Curveball -0.1 0 53 9.5 8 .286 .429 .269 11.8 12.5 6.7 .234 .383 .319 57.1
2023 Sinker 4.1 1 33 5.9 14 .231 .231 .243 4.8 7.1 16.7 .206 .341 .265 33.3
2023 Sweeper 1.1 0 7 1.3 1 .000 .000 .000 50.0 100.0 16.7 -- -- .000 --
2022 4-Seamer -2.9 -13 450 40.4 112 .351 .713 .482 13.0 8.9 10.8 .357 .683 .494 54.1
2022 Slider 1.6 6 371 33.3 101 .186 .320 .243 30.9 23.8 18.6 .200 .343 .251 27.4
2022 Changeup -0.8 -1 158 14.2 47 .356 .444 .351 31.5 14.9 16.3 .268 .344 .278 33.3
2022 Curveball 2.6 4 135 12.1 27 .080 .080 .093 10.9 22.2 14.6 .194 .251 .232 25.0
! Note: Years are in reverse order.
! Note: To better align with other values, positive numbers (red) are good, and negative numbers (blue) are poor.
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Spin Direction

Year Pitch Type Pitches MPH Active Spin % Total Movement (In.) Spin-Based Observed Deviation
2023 Changeup 135 89.0 94 13.3 2:00 2:30 -30
2023 Curveball 51 80.0 84 13.3 7:00 6:45 15
2023 4-Seam Fastball 137 94.5 95 16.9 1:00 1:00 0
2023 Sinker 33 94.7 96 19.0 1:15 2:00 -45
2023 Slider 190 85.1 13 2.8 9:30 8:30 60
2022 Changeup 158 88.9 99 16.2 1:30 1:45 -15
2022 Curveball 135 81.0 76 12.4 6:30 6:15 15
2022 4-Seam Fastball 450 94.0 98 19.1 1:00 1:00 0
2022 Slider 368 84.3 10 1.9 10:00 8:30 90
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Swing/Take

Runs
Year Team PA Pitches Heart Shadow Chase Waste All
2022 287 1,114 6 -1 -6 -4 -5
2023 147 559 -1 6 -4 -1 -1
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Plate Discipline

Season Pitches Zone % Zone Swing % Zone Contact % Chase % Chase Contact % Edge % 1st Pitch Strike % Swing % Whiff % Meatball % Meatball Swing %
2022 1,114 46.1 69.6 86.3 29.0 59.2 43.6 60.6 47.7 22.0 7.2 77.5
2023 559 49.3 71.0 87.2 26.4 60.0 42.3 65.3 48.5 20.3 6.8 78.9
Player 1,673 47.1 70.1 86.6 28.1 59.4 43.2 62.2 47.9 21.4 7.0 78.0
MLB 48.6 67.0 82.0 28.5 58.0 42.6 60.9 47.1 24.8 7.3 76.1
! Note: All figures in this table cover the period 2015-present.

Percentile Rankings

Year xwOBA /
xERA
xBA xSLG xISO xOBP Brl Brl% EV Hard
Hit%
K% BB% Whiff% Chase
Rate
FB
Velo
FB
Spin
CB
Spin
Extension
2022 9 12 8 10 20 38 8 32 44 10 75 21 45 52 10 11 5
2023 60 9 6 23
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Expected Home Runs

Year Team Avg HR Trot Actual HR xHR HR-xHR Doubters Mostly Gone No Doubters No Doubter %
2022 23.4 11 12.0 -1 5 7 6 54.5
2023 26.7 3 3.6 -1 2 2 2 66.7
Player 24.1 14 15.6 -2 7 9 8 57.1

Expected Home Runs by Park

Year HR
2022 11 11 9 14 13 13 13 12 11 10 11 12 13 11 13 14 13 13 10 12 11 10 13 13 13 11 14 13 12 11 11
2023 3 3 3 4 4 4 4 4 3 3 3 3 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 3 4 4 3 3 4 3 4 3 3
Player 14 14 12 18 17 17 17 16 14 13 14 15 17 15 17 18 17 17 14 16 15 13 17 17 16 14 18 16 16 14 14
! 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 2022 2023 +/-  
Fastball Velocity 94.0 94.6 0.6
Offspeed Velocity 88.9 89.0 0.1
Breaking Velocity 83.4 83.9 0.5
Exit Velocity 89.1 91.0 1.9
Launch Angle 17.1 13.1 -4.0
Barrel % 10.1 8.6 -1.5
Hard Hit % 38.7 43.8 5.1
Sweet Spot % 35.5 32.4 -3.1
xBA .268 .251 -0.017
BA .264 .267 0.003
xwOBA .348 .335 -0.013
wOBA .337 .331 -0.006
xSLG .457 .442 -0.015
SLG .460 .435 -0.025
K% 16.4 19.0 2.6
BB% 6.3 9.5 3.2
Swing % 47.7 48.5 0.8
Whiff% 22.0 20.3 -1.7
In Zone % 46.1 49.3 3.2
Out of Zone % 53.9 50.7 -3.2
Out of Zone Swing % 29.0 26.4 -2.6
First Pitch Swing % 30.7 36.1 5.4
First Pitch Strike % 60.6 65.3 4.7
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Statcast Fielder Positioning

vs RHHvs LHH
YearAlignment TypePAwOBAPATotal%PATotal%
2022 Shifts 287 .337 169 44 26.0 118 90 76.3
2023 Shades 147 .331 85 11 12.9 62 42 67.7
! 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 %
2022 342 16.8 26.3% 3.5% 154 24.8 0.0% 9.7%
2023 157 14.2 61.8% 0.0% 79 19.3 3.8% 0.0%
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Pitch Distribution