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Julian Merryweather
P | B/T: R/R | 6' 4" 215LBS | Age: 29

Draft: 2014 | Rd: 5, #158, Cleveland Indians | Oklahoma Baptist
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Stats

W L ERA G GS SV IP SO WHIP
2021 0 0 0.00 4 0 2 4.1 7 0.46
2 Seasons 0 0 3.12 12 3 2 17.1 22 1.10
G W-L ERA IP SO WHIP
2021 4 0-0 0.00 4.1 7 0.46
2 Seasons 12 0-0 3.12 17.1 22 1.10

Statcast Statistics

Season Pitches Batted Balls Barrels Barrel % Exit Velocity Max EV Launch Angle Sweet Spot % XBA XSLG WOBA XWOBA XWOBACON HardHit% K% BB% ERA xERA
2020 233 34 1 2.9 86.6 111.2 10.2 29.4 .228 .296 .272 .278 .327 32.4 27.3 10.9 4.15 3.25
2021 55 6 0 0 84 102.6 19.6 50 .177 .225 .113 .210 .374 33.3 50 7.1 0.00 1.61
288 40 1 2.5 86.2 111.2 11.6 32.5 .217 .281 .240 .264 .334 32.5 31.9 10.1
6.4 88.3 122.2 11.9 32.8 .243 .402 .318 .313 .362 35.1 21.8 8.3

Statcast Pitch Arsenal

Merryweather relies on 4 pitches.
4-Seam Fastball
(54.5%) ,
Slider
(20%) ,
Changeup
(20%) ,
Curveball
(5.5%) ,


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Pitch Tracking

Year Pitch Type # # RHB # LHB % MPH PA AB H 1B 2B 3B HR SO BBE BA XBA SLG XSLG WOBA XWOBA EV LA Spin Ext. Whiff% PutAway%
2021 4-Seam Fastball 30 23 7 54.5 98.2 9 8 1 1 0 0 0 3 5 .125 .259 .125 .335 .176 .303 87.9 35 2438 6.7 23.5 33.3
2021 Slider 11 11 0 20.0 88.2 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 2427 6.6 33.3 60.0
2021 Changeup 11 1 10 20.0 80.8 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 .000 .118 .000 .120 .000 .106 64.7 -60 1319 6.5 60.0 50.0
2021 Curveball 3 2 1 5.5 80.9 2535 6.6 0.0
2020 4-Seam Fastball 133 82 51 57.1 96.7 37 32 6 5 1 0 0 9 23 .188 .241 .219 .325 .247 .306 86.1 10 2324 6.7 19.2 21.4
2020 Changeup 41 14 27 17.6 80.7 8 7 0 0 0 0 0 2 5 .000 .079 .000 .084 .087 .153 68.2 3 1363 6.5 42.9 12.5
2020 Slider 35 31 4 15.0 85.9 7 7 4 3 1 0 0 3 4 .571 .338 .714 .414 .555 .324 95.5 17 2283 6.6 37.5 21.4
2020 Curveball 22 15 7 9.4 79.3 3 3 1 0 1 0 0 1 2 .333 .178 .667 .201 .413 .163 95.5 -8 2524 6.4 20.0 16.7
2020 Sinker 2 2 0 0.9 97.2 2339 7.0 0.0


Batted Ball Profile

Season GB % FB % LD % PU % Pull % Straight % Oppo % Weak % Topped % Under % Flare/Burner % Solid % Barrel %
2020 47.1 14.7 32.4 5.9 41.2 35.3 23.5 8.8 29.4 26.5 32.4 0 2.9
2021 16.7 33.3 33.3 16.7 0 50 50 0 16.7 33.3 50 0 0
42.5 17.5 32.5 7.5 35 37.5 27.5 7.5 27.5 27.5 35 0 2.5
45.3 22 25.6 7.1 36.6 37.9 25.5 3.6 33.5 24.3 24.5 5.6 6.4

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
2021 Curveball TOR R 3 80.9 57.9 6.1 12 8.1 -0.3 -3
2021 Changeup TOR R 11 80.8 30.3 -2.4 -7 10 -3.9 -28
2021 Slider TOR R 11 88.2 33.8 1.8 6 1.8 -2.3 -57
2021 4-Seamer TOR R 30 98.2 10.2 1.6 14 9 0.8 10
2020 Curveball TOR R 22 79.3 59.8 6.6 12 6.8 -2.5 -27
2020 Slider TOR R 35 85.9 41.5 6.1 17 1.4 -3.2 -70
2020 4-Seamer TOR R 132 96.6 12.1 1.2 9 7.1 -0.4 -6
2020 Changeup TOR R 41 80.7 32.2 -0.6 -2 9.9 -2.6 -21
2020 Sinker TOR R 2 97.2 13.8 -3.7 -21 15.7 1.4 10
! 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 %
2021 Changeup -11.4 -1 11 20 2 0 0 0 60 50 50 .118 .119 .106 0
2021 Slider -9.1 -1 11 20 3 0 0 0 33.3 100 60 0
2021 4-Seamer -5.1 -2 30 54.5 9 .125 .125 .178 23.5 33.3 33.3 .259 .335 .303 40
2021 Curveball -0.8 0 3 5.5 0
2020 Curveball 3.6 1 22 9.4 3 .333 .667 .417 20 33.3 16.7 .178 .201 .163 50
2020 Slider 6.7 2 35 15 7 .571 .714 .564 37.5 42.9 21.4 .338 .414 .324 50
2020 Changeup -2.4 -1 41 17.6 8 0 0 .088 42.9 25 12.5 .079 .084 .153 0
2020 4-Seamer -3 -4 133 57.1 37 .188 .219 .25 19.2 24.3 21.4 .241 .325 .306 34.8
2020 Sinker -1.2 0 2 0.9 0
! Note: Years are in reverse order.
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Spin Direction

Year Pitch Type Pitches MPH Active Spin % Total Movement (In.) Spin-Based Observed Deviation
2020 Slider 35 85.9 31 6.7 8:00 6:30 90
2020 Changeup 41 80.7 97 13.4 1:30 1:45 -15
2020 Curveball 22 79.3 92 20.2 6:45 6:45 0
2020 4-Seam Fastball 130 96.6 96 18.3 1:00 12:45 15
! Note: This table is showing data from the PITCHER perspective.
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Swing/Take

Runs
Year Team PA Pitches Heart Shadow Chase Waste All
2020 55 233 -3 -1 1 0 -2
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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 %
2020 233 51.5 67.5 80.2 31 60 48.1 67.3 49.8 25.9 6 78.6
2021 55 61.8 61.8 81 23.8 20 36.4 50 47.3 30.8 7.3 75
288 53.5 66.2 80.4 29.9 55 45.8 63.8 49.3 26.8 6.3 77.8
48.4 66.6 82.2 28.4 58.9 42.6 60.6 46.9 24.4 7.2 75.7

Percentile Rankings

Year xwOBA xBA xSLG xISO xOBP Brl Brl% EV HardHit% K% BB% Whiff% xERA FB Velo FB Spin CB Spin
2020
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Year to Year Changes

Metric 2015 2016 +/-   2017 +/-   2018 +/-   2019 +/-   2020 +/-   2021 +/-  
Fastball Velocity 96.7 98.2 1.5
Offspeed Velocity 80.7 80.8 0.1
Breaking Velocity 83.4 86.7 3.3
Exit Velocity 86.6 84 -2.6
Launch Angle 10.2 19.6 9.4
Barrel % 2.9 0 -2.9
Hard Hit % 32.4 33.3 0.9
Sweet Spot % 29.4 50 20.6
xBA .228 .177 -0.051
BA .224 .077 -0.147
xwOBA .278 .21 -0.068
wOBA .272 .113 -0.159
xSLG .296 .225 -0.071
SLG .286 .077 -0.209
K% 27.3 50 22.7
BB% 10.9 7.1 -3.8
Swing % 49.8 47.3 -2.5
Whiff% 25.9 30.8 4.9
In Zone Swing % 51.5 61.8 10.3
Out of Zone Swing % 48.5 38.2 -10.3
First Pitch Swing % 30.9 21.4 -9.5
First Pitch Strike % 67.3 50 -17.3
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Statcast Shift Statistics

vs RHHvs LHH
YearPAwOBAPAShifts%PAShifts%
2020 55 .272 35 5 14.3 20 12 60.0
2021 14 .113 9 1 11.1 5 0 0.0

Pitch Distribution