Kerry Carpenter
RF | Bats/Throws: L/R | 6' 2" 220LBS | Age: 26
Draft: 2019 | Rd: 19, #562, Detroit Tigers | Virginia Tech
PA AB R H HR SB AVG OBP SLG OPS
2022 113 103 16 26 6 0 .252 .310 .485 .795
2023 459 418 57 116 20 6 .278 .340 .471 .811
2 Seasons 572 521 73 142 26 6 .273 .334 .474 .808
AVG HR SB OPS
2022 .252 6 0 .795
2023 .278 20 6 .811
2 Seasons .273 26 6 .808
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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%
2022 24 432 72 8 11.1 7.1 87.2 107.3 14.5 37.5 .211 .397 .342 .294 .374 36.1 28.3 5.3
2023 25 1761 304 31 10.2 6.8 90.1 109.3 13.1 37.2 .258 .460 .347 .336 .419 44.0 25.1 7.0
Player 2193 376 39 10.4 6.8 89.6 109.3 13.3 37.2 .249 .448 .346 .328 .411 42.5 25.7 6.6
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.




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
2022 40.3 30.6 22.2 6.9 44.4 31.9 23.6 2.8 30.6 25.0 22.2 8.3 11.1 7.1
2023 45.1 27.6 22.7 4.6 44.4 32.6 23.0 2.3 29.3 21.4 27.3 8.6 10.2 6.8
Player 44.1 28.2 22.6 5.1 44.4 32.4 23.1 2.4 29.5 22.1 26.3 8.5 10.4 6.8
MLB 44.6 23.5 24.9 7.0 37.0 37.6 25.3 3.9 32.9 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 %
2023 4-Seam Fastball 0.7 4 543 30.8 121 .275 .486 .362 25.2 22.3 17.0 .270 .494 .359 51.2
2023 Slider -2.0 -6 281 16.0 80 .151 .274 .226 25.2 30.0 24.0 .192 .326 .261 42.9
2023 Changeup 2.1 5 254 14.4 83 .296 .506 .363 29.9 21.7 25.0 .271 .471 .323 34.9
2023 Curveball 0.5 1 242 13.7 46 .318 .409 .336 25.5 23.9 14.3 .296 .516 .358 54.5
2023 Sinker -0.1 0 164 9.3 41 .273 .485 .406 18.4 24.4 27.8 .240 .473 .379 39.1
2023 Cutter 7.3 9 125 7.1 42 .561 .951 .645 24.1 19.0 25.8 .395 .714 .473 45.5
2023 Split-Finger -2.7 -2 76 4.3 21 .150 .250 .195 59.0 52.4 36.7 .149 .264 .226 30.0
2023 Sweeper 2.0 1 61 3.5 17 .143 .357 .294 30.0 29.4 23.8 .135 .202 .240 33.3
2022 4-Seam Fastball 1.9 3 143 33.1 42 .289 .711 .442 23.5 28.6 32.4 .249 .605 .394 53.8
2022 Slider -1.1 -1 82 19.0 20 .158 .211 .188 36.6 45.0 36.0 .192 .258 .218 30.0
2022 Curveball -1.6 -1 61 14.1 10 .111 .111 .160 52.6 50.0 35.7 .116 .124 .167 50.0
2022 Changeup -0.7 0 57 13.2 14 .154 .308 .229 22.6 7.1 4.8 .139 .182 .175 16.7
2022 Cutter 3.6 1 35 8.1 8 .500 .625 .494 17.4 0.0 0.0 .202 .278 .208 12.5
2022 Sinker -4.1 -1 31 7.2 13 .273 .636 .373 25.0 30.8 66.7 .280 .524 .362 37.5
2022 Sweeper -0.6 0 9 2.1 4 .333 .333 .400 0.0 0.0 0.0 .205 .231 .322 0.0
2022 Split-Finger -5.1 0 8 1.9 1 .000 .000 .000 50.0 100.0 50.0 -- -- .000 --
! Note: Years are in reverse order.
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Swing/Take

Runs
Year Team PA Pitches Heart Shadow Chase Waste All
2022 113 431 -1 -4 2 3 0
2023 452 1,751 10 -13 7 9 13
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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 %
2022 432 50.9 71.4 81.5 33.0 51.4 39.8 28.3 52.5 27.8 8.8 73.7
2023 1,761 48.8 72.2 81.5 33.4 55.7 42.6 29.3 52.4 27.0 7.1 77.4
Player 2,193 49.2 72.1 81.5 33.4 54.9 42.1 29.1 52.4 27.2 7.4 76.5
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
2022 31 49 62
2023 63 56 74 73 49 58 65 65 49 67 29 33 39 21 70 22 85
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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 20.3 6 6.1 0 2 7 1 16.7
2023 22.8 20 19.5 1 7 20 5 25.0
Player 22.2 26 25.6 0 9 27 6 23.1

Expected Home Runs by Park

Year HR
2022 6 7 5 5 5 5 8 5 3 5 3 5 9 8 6 9 8 5 6 5 8 6 8 7 5 6 7 8 8 6 3
2023 20 14 17 22 19 20 22 17 18 15 16 22 20 18 21 23 23 16 19 23 19 18 30 25 16 15 23 23 19 20 12
Player 26 21 22 27 24 25 30 22 21 20 19 27 29 26 27 32 31 21 25 28 27 24 38 32 21 21 30 31 27 26 15
! 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 2022 2023 +/-  
Exit Velocity 87.2 90.1 2.9
Launch Angle 14.5 13.1 -1.4
Barrel % 11.1 10.2 -0.9
Hard Hit % 36.1 44.0 7.9
Sweet Spot % 37.5 37.2 -0.3
xBA .211 .258 0.047
BA .252 .278 0.026
xwOBA .294 .336 0.042
wOBA .342 .347 0.005
xSLG .397 .460 0.063
SLG .485 .471 -0.014
K% 28.3 25.1 -3.2
BB% 5.3 7.0 1.7
Swing % 52.5 52.4 -0.1
Whiff% 27.8 27.0 -0.8
In Zone % 50.9 48.8 -2.1
Out of Zone % 49.1 51.2 2.1
Out of Zone Swing % 33.0 33.4 0.4
First Pitch Swing % 28.3 29.3 1.0
First Pitch Strike % 58.4 62.8 4.4
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Statcast Fielder Positioning

wOBA
SeasonAlignment TypeBat SidePAShifts/Shades%No Shift/ShadeShift/Shade
2022 Shifts L 113 79 69.9 .505 .272
2023 Shades L 451 230 51.0 .335 .363
! 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 %
2022 109 17.4 24.8% 3.7% 66 23.6 0.0% 9.1%
2023 453 15.6 40.2% 0.2% 256 20.7 1.6% 1.2%
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