Kaleb Ort
P | Bats/Throws: R/R | 6' 4" 248LBS | Age: 31
W L ERA G GS SV IP SO WHIP
2021 0 0 0.00 1 0 0 0.1 0 6.00
2022 1 2 6.35 25 0 1 28.1 27 1.76
2023 1 2 6.26 21 2 0 23 24 1.57
3 Seasons 2 4 6.27 47 2 1 51.2 51 1.70
G W-L ERA IP SO WHIP
2021 1 0-0 0.00 0.1 0 6.00
2022 25 1-2 6.35 28.1 27 1.76
2023 21 1-2 6.26 23 24 1.57
3 Seasons 47 2-4 6.27 51.2 51 1.70
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
2021 29 12 2 0 0.0 0.0 95.0 97.1 27.3 50.0 .456 .609 .524 .539 .462 50.0 0.0 33.3 0.00 17.05
2022 30 529 90 8 8.9 6.0 91.6 113.6 20.5 33.3 .265 .453 .366 .353 .402 47.8 20.1 11.2 6.35 5.35
2023 31 386 73 9 12.3 8.4 90.4 109.3 21.0 31.5 .239 .470 .379 .330 .395 39.7 22.4 8.4 6.26 4.64
Player 927 165 17 10.3 7.0 91.1 113.6 20.8 32.7 .255 .462 .374 .345 .400 44.2 20.9 10.2
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

Ort relies on 4 pitches.
4-Seam Fastball
(71.5%) ,
Slider
(23.3%) ,
Cutter
(3.4%) ,
Changeup
(1.8%) ,


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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
2021 0.0 50.0 50.0 0.0 50.0 0.0 50.0 0.0 0.0 50.0 50.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2022 33.3 27.8 27.8 11.1 35.6 28.9 35.6 4.4 22.2 31.1 26.7 6.7 8.9 6.0
2023 32.9 38.4 16.4 12.3 28.8 45.2 26.0 6.8 23.3 35.6 19.2 2.7 12.3 8.4
Player 32.7 32.7 23.0 11.5 32.7 35.8 31.5 5.5 22.4 33.3 23.6 4.8 10.3 7.0
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 Changeup BOS R 7 90.7 26.4 -3.6 -12 17.8 2.2 14
2023 Cutter BOS R 13 91.4 19.3 4.9 20 0.2 -1.4 -89
2023 Slider BOS R 88 84.0 40.3 2.7 7 14.0 7.7 121
2023 4-Seamer BOS R 276 95.8 12.4 2.4 16 9.6 0.9 11
2022 4-Seamer BOS R 315 96.3 12.9 1.2 8 9.4 0.8 10
2022 Slider BOS R 176 86.0 36.4 1.1 3 10.3 5.4 111
2022 Changeup BOS R 36 89.8 28.2 -1.7 -6 15.8 0.5 3
2022 Sinker BOS R 1 95.7 12.3 -8.9 -42 16.0 0.3 2
2021 4-Seamer BOS R 7 95.5 11.7 2.9 20 8.9 0.8 10
2021 Slider BOS R 5 83.9 39.5 1.8 5 12.2 5.7 87
! 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 4-Seamer -1.5 -4 276 71.5 72 .250 .483 .389 17.0 19.4 21.5 .219 .461 .328 44.0
2023 Slider -6.8 -6 90 23.3 27 .423 .808 .594 32.5 29.6 29.6 .328 .592 .401 33.3
2023 Cutter 5.4 1 13 3.4 4 .000 .000 .000 0.0 25.0 50.0 .031 .058 .038 33.3
2023 Changeup 1.8 0 7 1.8 3 .333 .333 .300 25.0 33.3 16.7 .145 .166 .132 0.0
2022 4-Seamer -0.7 -2 315 59.5 85 .321 .487 .378 27.1 21.2 18.8 .255 .450 .334 53.3
2022 Slider -2.5 -4 176 33.3 39 .250 .375 .371 34.2 23.1 14.8 .294 .480 .398 39.1
2022 Changeup -4.8 -2 36 6.8 7 .400 .600 .536 16.7 0.0 0.0 .276 .393 .391 33.3
2022 Sinker 31.2 0 1 0.2 1 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 -- .034 .034 .031 0.0
2021 4-Seamer -0.7 0 7 58.3 2 .500 .500 .450 0.0 0.0 0.0 .456 .609 .462 50.0
2021 Slider -7.2 0 5 41.7 1 -- -- .700 100.0 0.0 -- -- -- .700 --
! 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 Cutter 13 91.4 70 12.8 12:30 12:00 30
2023 4-Seam Fastball 273 95.8 97 19.8 1:00 1:00 0
2023 Slider 89 84.0 58 15.2 8:00 8:30 -30
2022 Changeup 36 89.8 98 17.1 2:00 2:30 -30
2022 4-Seam Fastball 315 96.3 97 19.0 1:00 1:00 0
2022 Slider 174 86.0 46 11.1 8:15 8:45 -30
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Swing/Take

Runs
Year Team PA Pitches Heart Shadow Chase Waste All
2022 132 528 -2 4 -7 -4 -8
2023 106 386 -2 -2 -3 -3 -9
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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 %
2021 12 50.0 83.3 80.0 0.0 -- 41.7 33.3 41.7 20.0 0.0 --
2022 529 48.4 71.1 77.5 26.7 56.2 38.8 61.4 48.2 28.6 7.6 67.5
2023 386 49.5 69.1 85.6 27.7 64.8 42.5 50.9 48.2 19.9 7.5 86.2
Player 927 48.9 70.4 80.9 26.8 59.8 40.3 56.4 48.1 24.9 7.4 75.4
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 87 36 31
2023 80 67 34
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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 25.4 4 3.4 1 3 2 2 50.0
2023 23.6 6 6.1 0 0 8 0 0.0
Player 24.3 10 9.5 1 3 10 2 20.0

Expected Home Runs by Park

Year HR
2022 4 3 4 3 3 3 3 3 2 3 3 5 4 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 5 4 4 3 3 4 5 4 4 4
2023 6 7 5 4 5 7 7 6 3 5 7 5 7 5 7 8 8 5 7 7 7 6 8 8 4 6 5 6 7 6 4
Player 10 10 9 7 8 10 10 9 5 8 10 10 11 8 10 11 11 8 10 10 10 11 12 12 7 9 9 11 11 10 8
! 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 2021 2022 +/-   2023 +/-  
Fastball Velocity 95.5 96.3 0.8 95.6 -0.7
Offspeed Velocity 0.0 89.8 0.0 90.7 0.9
Breaking Velocity 83.9 86.0 2.1 84.0 -2.0
Exit Velocity 95.0 91.6 -3.4 90.4 -1.2
Launch Angle 27.3 20.5 -6.8 21.0 0.5
Barrel % 0.0 8.9 8.9 12.3 3.4
Hard Hit % 50.0 47.8 -2.2 39.7 -8.1
Sweet Spot % 50.0 33.3 -16.7 31.5 -1.8
xBA .456 .265 -0.191 .239 -0.026
BA .500 .302 -0.198 .290 -0.012
xwOBA .539 .353 -0.186 .330 -0.023
wOBA .524 .366 -0.158 .379 0.013
xSLG .609 .453 -0.156 .470 0.017
SLG .500 .457 -0.043 .548 0.091
K% 0.0 20.1 20.1 22.4 2.3
BB% 33.3 11.2 -22.1 8.4 -2.8
Swing % 41.7 48.2 6.5 48.2 0.0
Whiff% 20.0 28.6 8.6 19.9 -8.7
In Zone % 50.0 48.4 -1.6 49.5 1.1
Out of Zone % 50.0 51.6 1.6 50.5 -1.1
Out of Zone Swing % 0.0 26.7 26.7 27.7 1.0
First Pitch Swing % 33.3 34.8 1.5 28.3 -6.5
First Pitch Strike % 33.3 61.4 28.1 50.9 -10.5
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Statcast Fielder Positioning

vs RHHvs LHH
YearAlignment TypePAwOBAPATotal%PATotal%
2021 Shifts 3 .524 2 0 0.0 1 0 0.0
2022 Shifts 132 .366 81 3 3.7 51 44 86.3
2023 Shades 106 .379 55 1 1.8 51 26 51.0
! 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 %
2021 1 21.2 0.0% 0.0% 3 29.8 0.0% 33.3%
2022 102 18.4 3.9% 0.0% 126 21.8 1.6% 4.8%
2023 88 16.6 11.4% 0.0% 82 18.5 0.0% 0.0%
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Pitch Distribution