Justin Smoak
1B | Bats/Throws: S/L | 6' 4" 220LBS | Age: 37
Draft: 2008 | Rd: 1, #11, Texas Rangers | South Carolina Columbia
PA AB R H HR SB AVG OBP SLG OPS
2018 594 505 67 122 25 0 .242 .350 .457 .807
2019 500 414 54 86 22 0 .208 .342 .406 .748
2020 132 119 14 21 5 0 .176 .250 .361 .611
11 Seasons 4,750 4,153 505 951 196 3 .229 .322 .419 .741
AVG HR SB OPS
2018 .242 25 0 .807
2019 .208 22 0 .748
2020 .176 5 0 .611
11 Seasons .229 196 3 .741
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 28 1262 211 27 12.8 8.2 91.0 111.1 11.4 34.6 .245 .486 .331 .346 .437 46.4 26.2 8.8
2016 29 1374 187 22 11.8 6.5 91.6 110.2 18.7 40.6 .226 .435 .309 .328 .446 42.2 32.8 11.7
2017 30 2591 434 59 13.6 9.3 89.6 110.0 17.1 39.4 .278 .567 .371 .390 .454 43.0 20.1 11.5
2018 31 2452 352 38 10.8 6.4 89.5 110.7 15.0 36.9 .224 .434 .349 .337 .402 42.5 26.3 14.0
2019 32 2044 309 34 11.0 6.8 90.3 110.8 16.7 37.5 .249 .491 .323 .368 .408 39.8 21.2 15.8
2020 33 554 78 3 3.8 2.3 89.6 107.0 15.3 33.3 .187 .327 .265 .260 .331 39.7 31.8 7.6
Player 10277 1571 183 11.6 7.2 90.2 111.1 15.9 37.7 .244 .480 .337 .352 .424 42.4 24.9 12.4
MLB 6.9 4.7 88.5 122.4 12.2 33.1 .245 .406 .316 .316 .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 45.0 23.2 27.0 4.7 44.1 31.3 24.2 3.8 32.2 19.4 22.7 9.0 12.8 8.2
2016 31.0 29.4 29.9 9.6 36.4 35.8 27.8 1.6 20.9 29.4 26.7 8.6 11.8 6.5
2017 34.8 29.7 28.1 7.4 34.6 40.6 24.2 4.4 22.1 29.5 24.7 5.5 13.6 9.3
2018 40.6 30.4 22.2 6.8 44.0 34.4 21.3 1.7 31.0 27.3 21.3 7.7 10.8 6.4
2019 37.9 30.4 24.3 7.4 45.0 37.2 17.8 1.0 26.5 28.5 24.3 8.4 11.0 6.8
2020 39.7 24.4 25.6 10.3 56.4 26.9 16.7 3.8 32.1 30.8 21.8 7.7 3.8 2.3
Player 37.9 28.8 26.0 7.3 41.3 36.0 22.3 2.7 26.7 27.5 23.7 7.5 11.6 7.2
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 %
2020 4-Seam Fastball -0.6 -1 185 33.4 36 .172 .414 .332 24.7 22.2 19.5 .255 .503 .391 42.9
2020 Slider -2.1 -2 106 19.1 27 .154 .385 .241 38.6 40.7 21.6 .126 .233 .172 46.7
2020 Curveball 2.9 2 84 15.2 19 .333 .667 .434 46.7 47.4 42.9 .231 .399 .286 55.6
2020 Sinker -4.5 -3 77 13.9 25 .130 .174 .150 20.6 36.0 40.9 .173 .275 .205 46.7
2020 Changeup 0.5 0 59 10.6 14 .143 .286 .307 28.0 14.3 13.3 .140 .172 .138 8.3
2020 Cutter -2.1 0 22 4.0 5 .000 .000 .140 37.5 40.0 33.3 .050 .051 .176 0.0
2020 Split-Finger -0.2 0 13 2.3 3 .333 .333 .300 37.5 0.0 0.0 .413 .606 .431 66.7
2020 Sweeper 1.9 0 4 0.7 2 .000 .000 .350 50.0 50.0 33.3 -- -- .350 --
2020 Slurve -5.0 0 2 0.4 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2019 4-Seam Fastball 0.6 4 703 34.4 174 .226 .452 .358 13.6 16.1 15.8 .294 .597 .420 42.4
2019 Changeup 0.7 2 310 15.2 81 .258 .424 .379 25.9 8.6 8.9 .275 .496 .391 30.5
2019 Sinker -1.2 -4 304 14.9 80 .182 .379 .308 16.8 21.3 28.3 .215 .410 .327 40.0
2019 Curveball 0.8 2 284 13.9 51 .156 .356 .271 38.5 45.1 27.1 .147 .313 .248 31.8
2019 Slider 1.3 3 236 11.5 65 .196 .375 .318 47.4 40.0 26.5 .183 .403 .301 50.0
2019 Cutter 0.0 0 131 6.4 27 .150 .300 .322 26.5 7.4 4.8 .310 .539 .443 38.9
2019 Split-Finger -2.6 -2 57 2.8 15 .083 .083 .200 29.6 13.3 9.1 .299 .517 .415 40.0
2019 Sweeper 11.7 2 14 0.7 3 1.000 2.500 1.200 16.7 0.0 0.0 .547 1.343 .742 100.0
2019 Slurve -8.8 0 5 0.2 1 .000 .000 .000 50.0 100.0 50.0 -- -- .000 --
2018 4-Seam Fastball 1.1 9 813 33.2 210 .232 .503 .375 13.9 14.8 15.3 .228 .478 .355 41.9
2018 Sinker 0.7 3 416 17.0 100 .298 .512 .421 20.7 16.0 21.1 .266 .495 .385 48.5
2018 Changeup 1.5 5 364 14.8 94 .294 .459 .369 37.7 34.0 28.6 .242 .408 .319 41.5
2018 Slider 0.2 1 345 14.1 85 .192 .397 .303 35.9 43.5 22.3 .161 .283 .256 40.5
2018 Curveball -1.2 -4 313 12.8 54 .128 .213 .217 38.5 48.1 24.5 .156 .317 .265 33.3
2018 Cutter 4.6 5 106 4.3 26 .300 .550 .438 28.6 26.9 20.0 .289 .593 .450 38.5
2018 Split-Finger -0.1 0 69 2.8 17 .200 .333 .282 40.0 41.2 24.1 .216 .444 .333 50.0
2018 Sweeper 37.7 3 9 0.4 3 1.000 4.000 1.133 0.0 0.0 0.0 .947 3.587 1.080 100.0
2018 Slurve 6.7 0 5 0.2 2 .500 .500 .450 0.0 0.0 0.0 .174 .193 .157 0.0
2017 4-Seam Fastball 0.9 7 791 30.5 190 .298 .595 .415 17.5 17.4 15.1 .275 .560 .385 46.3
2017 Sinker 2.1 10 461 17.8 130 .304 .652 .441 18.5 11.5 16.7 .321 .698 .460 47.4
2017 Curveball 0.6 3 432 16.7 78 .261 .435 .344 33.3 33.3 19.4 .255 .454 .344 46.5
2017 Slider 1.0 4 351 13.5 82 .247 .455 .333 25.5 29.3 17.4 .260 .520 .348 37.7
2017 Changeup 1.3 4 318 12.3 85 .289 .539 .380 24.5 11.8 13.3 .327 .671 .438 35.8
2017 Cutter -1.3 -2 120 4.6 35 .172 .241 .269 35.2 34.3 33.3 .175 .277 .279 29.4
2017 Split-Finger 1.3 1 75 2.9 23 .150 .500 .359 35.9 26.1 21.4 .233 .630 .396 50.0
2017 Sweeper -7.0 -1 10 0.4 3 .000 .000 .000 40.0 66.7 50.0 .036 .129 .067 100.0
2017 Slurve 4.4 0 6 0.2 1 -- -- .700 100.0 0.0 0.0 -- -- .700 --
! Note: Years are in reverse order.
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Swing/Take

Runs
Year Team PA Pitches Heart Shadow Chase Waste All
2010 388 1,519 -14 -9 9 7 -7
2011 485 1,923 -5 -13 8 8 -1
2012 523 1,971 -14 -17 7 9 -15
2013 515 2,076 -8 -7 9 12 6
2014 275 1,107 -4 -14 6 4 -8
2015 336 1,294 2 -13 11 6 5
2016 342 1,385 -7 -14 8 5 -9
2017 633 2,585 13 -19 19 12 25
2018 591 2,440 7 -17 20 12 23
2019 497 2,044 -2 -26 21 14 8
2020 132 554 -2 -9 3 3 -5
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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 1,262 44.1 62.9 81.1 26.5 49.2 42.6 26.8 42.6 29.4 6.1 75.3
2016 1,374 45.9 65.3 79.1 28.1 53.1 43.6 30.2 45.2 29.6 6.7 73.9
2017 2,591 45.6 65.7 83.6 24.0 60.2 43.2 24.8 43.0 23.5 6.6 73.5
2018 2,452 45.3 61.5 82.9 22.6 55.1 42.0 24.3 40.3 25.3 6.3 79.2
2019 2,044 45.9 63.2 85.7 19.7 50.0 42.7 22.9 39.7 23.9 6.5 75.2
2020 554 48.0 65.4 78.7 22.6 41.5 41.2 22.7 43.1 31.4 7.8 76.7
Player 10,277 45.6 63.8 82.7 23.6 53.8 42.7 25.2 41.9 26.1 6.5 75.6
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 83 9
2016 53 7 60 75 44 45 89 92 75 80 2 88 11 56 12
2017 95 81 97 96 83 98 94 84 76 87 51 80 47 72 10 75
2018 64 13 59 77 65 81 82 63 78 76 15 93 42 80 8 88
2019 86 34 75 83 92 65 76 71 76 53 52 97 58 94 6 35
2020 2 3 9 24 4 6 15 64 41 51 7 33 21 78 1 15
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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 24.3 14 15.0 -1 6 14 5 35.7
2017 24.4 38 37.0 1 22 31 12 31.6
2018 24.5 25 26.6 -2 15 23 9 36.0
2019 24.7 22 22.2 0 9 18 8 36.4
2020 24.9 5 4.3 1 2 3 2 40.0
Player 24.5 104 105.2 -1 54 89 36 34.6

Expected Home Runs by Park

Year HR
2016 14 17 14 15 14 13 18 14 13 9 14 19 16 15 14 15 8 11 16 17 16 16 21 20 11 14 16 21 18 16 10
2017 38 38 33 34 39 35 44 37 23 28 32 47 41 37 35 41 30 32 40 35 43 38 48 42 38 34 31 47 48 38 22
2018 25 35 19 20 30 27 30 25 23 19 26 34 32 23 27 29 27 25 25 32 26 27 35 27 23 20 22 31 31 28 21
2019 22 26 15 21 24 24 26 20 19 17 20 23 25 20 23 22 20 19 21 26 24 23 30 27 19 20 17 25 25 25 19
2020 5 4 3 5 4 4 5 4 4 5 4 7 4 4 4 5 5 4 4 4 4 4 6 4 4 4 5 4 5 4 3
Player 104 120 84 95 111 103 123 100 82 78 96 130 118 99 103 112 90 91 106 114 113 108 140 120 95 92 91 128 127 111 75
! 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 91.0 91.6 0.6 89.6 -2.0 89.5 -0.1 90.3 0.8 89.6 -0.7
Launch Angle 11.4 18.7 7.3 17.1 -1.6 15.0 -2.1 16.7 1.7 15.3 -1.4
Barrel % 12.8 11.8 -1.0 13.6 1.8 10.8 -2.8 11.0 0.2 3.8 -7.2
Hard Hit % 46.4 42.2 -4.2 43.0 0.8 42.5 -0.5 39.8 -2.7 39.7 -0.1
LA Sweet-Spot % 34.6 40.6 6.0 39.4 -1.2 36.9 -2.5 37.5 0.6 33.3 -4.2
xBA .245 .226 -0.019 .278 0.052 .224 -0.054 .249 0.025 .187 -0.062
BA .226 .217 -0.009 .270 0.053 .242 -0.028 .208 -0.034 .176 -0.032
xwOBA .346 .328 -0.018 .390 0.062 .337 -0.053 .368 0.031 .260 -0.108
wOBA .331 .309 -0.022 .371 0.062 .349 -0.022 .323 -0.026 .265 -0.058
xSLG .486 .435 -0.051 .567 0.132 .434 -0.133 .491 0.057 .327 -0.164
SLG .470 .391 -0.079 .529 0.138 .457 -0.072 .406 -0.051 .361 -0.045
K% 26.2 32.8 6.6 20.1 -12.7 26.3 6.2 21.2 -5.1 31.8 10.6
BB% 8.8 11.7 2.9 11.5 -0.2 14.0 2.5 15.8 1.8 7.6 -8.2
Swing % 42.6 45.2 2.6 43.0 -2.2 40.3 -2.7 39.7 -0.6 43.1 3.4
Whiff% 29.4 29.6 0.2 23.5 -6.1 25.3 1.8 23.9 -1.4 31.4 7.5
In Zone % 44.1 45.9 1.8 45.6 -0.3 45.3 -0.3 45.9 0.6 48.0 2.1
Out of Zone % 55.9 54.1 -1.8 54.4 0.3 54.7 0.3 54.1 -0.6 52.0 -2.1
Out of Zone Swing % 26.5 28.1 1.6 24.0 -4.1 22.6 -1.4 19.7 -2.9 22.6 2.9
First Pitch Swing % 26.8 30.2 3.4 24.8 -5.4 24.3 -0.5 22.9 -1.4 22.7 -0.2
First Pitch Strike % 58.2 55.4 -2.8 56.6 1.2 55.6 -1.0 53.5 -2.1 58.3 4.8
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Statcast Fielder Positioning

wOBA
SeasonAlignment TypeBat SidePAShifts/Shades%No Shift/ShadeShift/Shade
2016 Shifts L 241 182 75.5 .319 .330
2016 Shifts R 94 13 13.8 .281 .208
2017 Shifts L 490 420 85.7 .335 .364
2017 Shifts R 143 28 19.6 .391 .502
2018 Shifts L 400 372 93.0 .309 .375
2018 Shifts R 192 43 22.4 .298 .327
2019 Shifts L 339 328 96.8 .494 .329
2019 Shifts R 154 70 45.5 .300 .298
2020 Shifts L 106 103 97.2 .233 .278
2020 Shifts R 26 22 84.6 1.014 .072
! 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 %
2010 425 15.3 42.8% 1.9% 320 22.0 2.8% 8.8%
2011 564 15.7 39.0% 0.7% 336 21.5 1.5% 6.0%
2012 562 16.1 34.3% 1.8% 388 22.2 0.5% 6.4%
2013 614 16.5 32.7% 2.4% 343 22.8 0.6% 12.0%
2014 315 17.1 29.2% 1.0% 204 22.4 1.5% 7.8%
2015 370 17.1 35.4% 4.3% 258 23.9 8.1% 21.3%
2016 400 17.4 31.8% 4.0% 235 22.7 7.7% 17.0%
2017 768 16.7 31.1% 2.3% 488 23.0 1.2% 10.5%
2018 773 16.6 32.3% 2.7% 467 21.8 0.2% 9.6%
2019 621 17.0 27.9% 1.6% 400 22.0 0.5% 7.8%
2020 180 17.4 26.7% 2.2% 86 24.1 0.0% 10.5%
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