Kelby Tomlinson
2B | Bats/Throws: R/R | 6' 2" 175LBS | Age: 33
Draft: 2011 | Rd: 12, #387, San Francisco Giants | Texas Tech
PA AB R H HR SB AVG OBP SLG OPS
2016 120 106 13 31 0 5 .292 .370 .330 .700
2017 222 194 32 50 1 9 .258 .332 .314 .646
2018 152 140 9 29 0 0 .207 .265 .264 .529
4 Seasons 687 618 77 164 3 19 .265 .331 .332 .663
AVG HR SB OPS
2016 .292 0 5 .700
2017 .258 1 9 .646
2018 .207 0 0 .529
4 Seasons .265 3 19 .663
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Hits Spray Chart

Statcast Batting 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%
2015 25 746 138 0 0.0 0.0 87.3 106.7 4.2 32.6 .277 .343 .335 .307 .357 31.2 20.7 7.3
2016 26 420 89 0 0.0 0.0 85.6 104.9 5.7 30.3 .280 .333 .314 .311 .324 22.5 15.0 10.0
2017 27 845 153 1 0.7 0.5 83.3 104.5 6.6 35.3 .232 .286 .286 .270 .295 15.7 20.7 10.4
2018 28 574 106 1 0.9 0.7 83.5 102.3 2.5 26.4 .216 .261 .239 .247 .283 16.0 23.0 5.9
Player 2585 486 2 0.4 0.3 84.9 106.7 4.9 31.7 .250 .305 .294 .282 .315 21.4 20.2 8.4
MLB 6.9 4.7 88.4 122.4 12.2 33.1 .245 .406 .316 .316 .369 36.3 22.1 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 57.2 7.2 31.2 4.3 21.0 45.7 32.6 1.4 48.6 12.3 29.7 4.3 0.0 0.0
2016 55.1 11.2 28.1 5.6 31.5 33.7 33.7 6.7 37.1 15.7 31.5 2.2 0.0 0.0
2017 53.6 11.1 28.8 6.5 20.9 41.8 36.6 9.8 37.3 20.3 26.1 1.3 0.7 0.5
2018 63.2 11.3 21.7 3.8 22.6 38.7 38.7 8.5 45.3 15.1 26.4 0.9 0.9 0.7
Player 57.0 10.1 27.8 5.1 23.3 40.7 35.4 6.6 42.2 16.0 28.2 2.3 0.4 0.3
MLB 44.7 23.4 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.

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 %
2018 4-Seamer -1.8 -5 275 47.9 57 .173 .192 .210 23.6 21.1 13.5 .214 .282 .261 12.5
2018 Sinker 0.3 0 112 19.5 34 .233 .267 .273 12.7 11.8 14.8 .233 .261 .267 18.5
2018 Slider -6.5 -4 63 11.0 20 .105 .105 .132 39.3 50.0 30.3 .118 .127 .139 22.2
2018 Curveball 1.9 1 50 8.7 14 .333 .333 .421 25.0 21.4 17.6 .281 .321 .330 11.1
2018 Changeup 7.4 2 33 5.7 14 .357 .571 .461 22.7 7.1 14.3 .338 .386 .321 15.4
2018 Cutter -2.5 -1 30 5.2 9 .111 .333 .178 35.3 33.3 23.1 .128 .185 .134 16.7
2018 Sweeper -2.2 0 5 0.9 1 .000 .000 .000 -- 100.0 33.3 -- -- .000 --
2018 Splitter 8.3 0 5 0.9 2 .500 1.000 .625 50.0 50.0 25.0 .280 .309 .252 100.0
2017 4-Seamer -1.8 -8 412 48.8 108 .222 .300 .310 14.9 19.4 19.8 .250 .323 .313 18.1
2017 Slider -1.6 -2 143 16.9 36 .265 .294 .237 27.5 27.8 18.5 .168 .204 .192 20.8
2017 Sinker 0.9 1 124 14.7 29 .440 .480 .433 1.9 10.3 10.3 .307 .347 .307 16.7
2017 Curveball -4.1 -3 63 7.5 18 .111 .111 .100 16.7 22.2 16.0 .151 .194 .148 7.1
2017 Changeup -2.8 -1 50 5.9 14 .214 .214 .193 29.2 21.4 17.6 .209 .235 .196 0.0
2017 Cutter 6.6 2 29 3.4 7 .600 1.000 .686 9.1 0.0 0.0 .451 .514 .501 0.0
2017 Sweeper -5.5 -1 13 1.5 5 .200 .200 .180 60.0 60.0 50.0 .191 .218 .175 0.0
2017 Splitter 6.1 1 9 1.1 3 .333 .333 .300 33.3 66.7 50.0 .089 .094 .081 100.0
! Note: Years are in reverse order.
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Swing/Take

Runs
Year Team PA Pitches Heart Shadow Chase Waste All
2015 192 745 -1 -4 3 2 0
2016 125 442 -5 -1 3 2 -1
2017 220 843 -9 -11 7 2 -11
2018 152 574 -5 -4 2 1 -6
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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 746 50.2 68.4 78.5 26.1 58.8 41.7 36.8 47.5 25.4 7.8 86.2
2016 420 49.0 70.9 83.6 29.0 59.7 46.0 39.2 49.5 19.2 6.0 80.0
2017 845 52.9 63.9 85.3 23.7 68.1 42.5 27.1 45.0 17.1 9.3 69.2
2018 574 54.5 70.3 79.1 27.2 56.3 43.0 34.2 50.7 24.1 9.4 83.3
Player 2,585 51.9 67.7 81.6 26.1 61.1 43.0 33.5 47.7 21.5 8.3 78.6
MLB 48.6 67.0 82.0 28.5 58.0 42.6 29.6 47.1 24.8 7.3 76.1
! 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
2015 52 85
2016 40 79
2017 40 77
2018 31 74
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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 -- 0 0.0 0 1 0 0 --
2017 20.0 1 1.0 0 0 0 1 100.0
Player 20.0 1 1.0 0 1 0 1 100.0

Expected Home Runs by Park

Year HR
2016 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2017 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Player 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 2 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
! 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 +/-  
Exit Velocity 87.3 85.6 -1.7 83.3 -2.3 83.5 0.2
Launch Angle 4.2 5.7 1.5 6.6 0.9 2.5 -4.1
Barrel % 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.7 0.7 0.9 0.2
Hard Hit % 31.2 22.5 -8.7 15.7 -6.8 16.0 0.3
Sweet Spot % 32.6 30.3 -2.3 35.3 5.0 26.4 -8.9
xBA .277 .280 0.003 .232 -0.048 .216 -0.016
BA .303 .292 -0.011 .258 -0.034 .207 -0.051
xwOBA .307 .311 0.004 .270 -0.041 .247 -0.023
wOBA .335 .314 -0.021 .286 -0.028 .239 -0.047
xSLG .343 .333 -0.010 .286 -0.047 .261 -0.025
SLG .404 .330 -0.074 .314 -0.016 .264 -0.050
K% 20.7 15.0 -5.7 20.7 5.7 23.0 2.3
BB% 7.3 10.0 2.7 10.4 0.4 5.9 -4.5
Swing % 47.5 49.5 2.0 45.0 -4.5 50.7 5.7
Whiff% 25.4 19.2 -6.2 17.1 -2.1 24.1 7.0
In Zone % 50.2 49.0 -1.2 52.9 3.9 54.5 1.6
Out of Zone % 49.8 51.0 1.2 47.1 -3.9 45.5 -1.6
Out of Zone Swing % 26.1 29.0 2.9 23.7 -5.3 27.2 3.5
First Pitch Swing % 36.8 39.2 2.4 27.1 -12.1 34.2 7.1
First Pitch Strike % 67.4 68.3 0.9 64.3 -4.0 69.1 4.8
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Statcast Fielder Positioning

wOBA
SeasonAlignment TypeBat SidePAShifts/Shades%No Shift/ShadeShift/Shade
2016 Shifts R 113 0 0.0 .323
2017 Shifts R 220 1 0.5 .287 .000
2018 Shifts R 152 0 0.0 .239
! 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

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