Justin Slaten
P | Bats/Throws: R/R | 6' 4" 222LBS | Age: 26
Draft: 2019 | Rd: 3, #86, Texas Rangers | New Mexico
W L ERA G GS SV IP SO WHIP
2024 5 2 3.38 31 0 1 42.2 45 1.03
1 Season 5 2 3.38 31 0 1 42.2 45 1.03
G W-L ERA IP SO WHIP
2024 31 5-2 3.38 42.2 45 1.03
1 Season 31 5-2 3.38 42.2 45 1.03
MLB Percentile Rankings
Pitch Distribution

Statcast 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% ERA xERA
2024 26 633 116 4 3.4 2.3 86.9 112.2 9.9 29.3 .224 .327 .253 .273 .339 36.2 26.2 5.2 3.38 2.95
Player 633 116 4 3.4 2.3 86.9 112.2 9.9 29.3 .224 .327 .253 .273 .339 36.2 26.2 5.2
MLB 7.0 4.8 88.5 122.4 12.3 33.1 .245 .406 .316 .315 .369 36.5 22.2 8.4
! Note: All figures in this table cover the period 2015-present.

Statcast Pitch Arsenal

Slaten relies on 4 pitches.
Cutter
(39.2%) ,
Four Seamer
(27.5%) ,
Sweeper
(27.3%) ,
Curveball
(6.0%) ,


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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
2024 49.1 19.8 22.4 8.6 42.2 38.8 19.0 5.2 34.5 22.4 25.9 8.6 3.4 2.3
Player 49.1 19.8 22.4 8.6 42.2 38.8 19.0 5.2 34.5 22.4 25.9 8.6 3.4 2.3
MLB 44.5 23.7 24.8 7.0 37.1 37.5 25.3 3.9 32.7 24.8 24.4 5.8 7.0 4.8
! 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
2024 Cutter BOS R 248 91.2 25.4 -1.5 -6 4.5 1.8 66
2024 Sweeper BOS R 173 83.9 38.6 1.1 3 12.1 -1.2 -9
2024 Curveball BOS R 38 83.7 55.2 7.5 16 6.1 -0.7 -11
2024 4-Seam Fastball BOS R 174 96.3 10.6 2.6 20 5.7 -1.2 -18
! 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 %
2024 Cutter 2.8 7 248 39.2 66 .222 .302 .263 24.8 16.7 30.6 .231 .314 .257 42.3
2024 4-Seam Fastball 0.9 2 174 27.5 39 .147 .147 .205 26.8 30.8 21.8 .170 .236 .241 22.7
2024 Sweeper -0.2 0 173 27.3 58 .264 .415 .319 40.6 29.3 26.2 .256 .414 .328 31.6
2024 Curveball -0.5 0 38 6.0 9 .222 .222 .200 41.7 55.6 20.0 .190 .246 .187 75.0
! 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
2024 Curveball 38 83.7 78 19.7 6:45 6:30 15
2024 Cutter 247 91.2 51 8.3 11:30 10:45 45
2024 4-Seam Fastball 173 96.3 96 19.7 12:45 12:30 15
2024 Sweeper 170 83.9 48 13.0 8:00 8:45 -45
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Swing/Take

Runs
Year Team PA Pitches Heart Shadow Chase Waste All
2024 172 633 1 9 0 -2 8
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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 %
2024 633 48.0 69.7 82.5 35.3 44.8 39.2 61.6 51.8 30.8 7.4 70.2
Player 633 48.0 69.7 82.5 35.3 44.8 39.2 61.6 51.8 30.8 7.4 70.2
MLB 48.6 67.0 82.0 28.4 57.9 42.6 61.0 47.2 24.8 7.3 76.2
! 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
2024 88 75 89 93 88 92 95 87 68 74 88 87 97 86 83 76
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Expected Home Runs

Year Team Avg HR Trot Actual HR xHR HR-xHR Doubters Mostly Gone No Doubters No Doubter %

Expected Home Runs by Park

Year HR

Statcast Fielder Positioning

vs RHHvs LHH
YearAlignment TypePAwOBAPATotal%PATotal%
2024 Shades 172 .253 94 4 4.3 78 51 65.4
! 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 %
2024 180 16.6 12.8% 0.6% 66 18.3 1.5% 0.0%
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Pitch Distribution