Kevan Smith
C | Bats/Throws: R/R | 6' 4" 230LBS | Age: 35
Draft: 2011 | Rd: 7, #231, Chicago White Sox | Pittsburgh
PA AB R H HR SB AVG OBP SLG OPS
2019 211 191 21 48 5 2 .251 .318 .393 .711
2020 38 31 3 8 1 0 .258 .378 .452 .830
2021 106 95 8 16 0 0 .168 .248 .200 .448
6 Seasons 852 780 78 202 13 3 .259 .312 .362 .674
AVG HR SB OPS
2019 .251 5 2 .711
2020 .258 1 0 .830
2021 .168 0 0 .448
6 Seasons .259 13 3 .674
MLB Percentile Rankings
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%
2016 28 64 10 0 0.0 0.0 92.4 108.4 6.1 20.0 .164 .246 .110 .175 .281 50.0 37.5 0.0
2017 29 1043 235 8 3.4 2.7 85.7 108.9 5.2 28.9 .261 .377 .300 .290 .326 28.9 15.7 3.1
2018 30 679 154 7 4.5 3.7 87.9 109.3 0.3 26.0 .263 .389 .322 .320 .320 35.1 9.6 5.3
2019 31 797 155 10 6.5 4.7 89.5 110.1 5.7 37.4 .289 .452 .305 .348 .389 41.8 17.5 7.6
2020 32 163 20 3 15.0 7.9 85.8 109.5 1.6 40.0 .206 .435 .363 .342 .421 40.0 28.9 13.2
2021 33 404 64 1 1.6 0.9 87.5 108.9 5.7 26.6 .185 .240 .196 .219 .273 34.4 29.2 9.4
Player 3150 638 29 4.5 3.4 87.4 110.1 4.1 30.3 .255 .381 .293 .303 .337 34.7 17.5 5.9
MLB 6.9 4.7 88.4 122.4 12.2 33.1 .245 .406 .316 .315 .369 36.3 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
2016 60.0 30.0 10.0 0.0 10.0 70.0 20.0 0.0 40.0 20.0 30.0 10.0 0.0 0.0
2017 58.7 15.3 22.6 3.4 28.1 37.4 34.5 4.3 44.3 17.0 26.8 3.0 3.4 2.7
2018 63.0 15.6 18.8 2.6 29.2 47.4 23.4 3.2 51.9 11.7 24.0 4.5 4.5 3.7
2019 49.0 19.4 30.3 1.3 32.3 34.2 33.5 1.9 38.1 16.8 30.3 5.2 6.5 4.7
2020 55.0 20.0 20.0 5.0 55.0 25.0 20.0 5.0 50.0 10.0 10.0 10.0 15.0 7.9
2021 56.3 18.8 21.9 3.1 43.8 37.5 18.8 4.7 40.6 26.6 25.0 1.6 1.6 0.9
Player 57.1 17.1 23.2 2.7 31.5 39.2 29.3 3.4 44.4 16.5 26.3 4.1 4.5 3.4
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 %
2021 4-Seam Fastball -2.6 -4 173 42.8 42 .158 .184 .204 20.7 28.6 25.5 .215 .269 .255 46.2
2021 Slider -2.0 -2 82 20.3 18 .059 .059 .089 48.6 44.4 26.7 .112 .168 .153 22.2
2021 Sinker -7.0 -4 61 15.1 17 .063 .063 .094 21.6 17.6 21.4 .167 .225 .205 30.8
2021 Curveball -3.9 -1 29 7.2 6 .000 .000 .000 40.0 50.0 37.5 .075 .145 .095 0.0
2021 Changeup 3.8 1 29 7.2 10 .444 .667 .500 26.7 20.0 15.4 .281 .335 .309 42.9
2021 Cutter -1.6 0 22 5.4 6 .400 .400 .417 27.3 33.3 20.0 .210 .243 .281 33.3
2021 Split-Finger -0.7 0 4 1.0 3 .333 .333 .300 33.3 33.3 33.3 .229 .250 .206 0.0
2020 4-Seam Fastball 0.4 0 63 38.7 13 .333 .500 .385 22.9 38.5 22.7 .257 .520 .356 71.4
2020 Cutter 15.4 3 22 13.5 6 .667 1.667 .833 12.5 0.0 0.0 .404 1.409 .716 33.3
2020 Slider -1.6 0 20 12.3 3 .000 .000 .000 50.0 33.3 16.7 .213 .215 .202 0.0
2020 Curveball -2.5 0 18 11.0 6 .000 .000 .233 40.0 50.0 42.9 .045 .053 .264 0.0
2020 Sinker -7.3 -1 16 9.8 5 .200 .200 .180 0.0 0.0 0.0 .095 .100 .097 20.0
2020 Changeup -4.3 -1 15 9.2 2 .000 .000 .000 50.0 50.0 20.0 .037 .040 .036 0.0
2020 Split-Finger 8.9 1 6 3.7 2 .500 1.000 .625 50.0 50.0 25.0 .356 .789 .472 100.0
2020 Sweeper 20.1 1 3 1.8 1 -- -- .700 -- 0.0 0.0 -- -- .700 --
2019 4-Seam Fastball 0.9 2 261 32.7 82 .292 .569 .415 8.8 13.4 13.4 .350 .674 .456 54.1
2019 Slider 0.3 0 134 16.8 39 .263 .368 .286 26.5 28.2 22.0 .255 .337 .271 48.1
2019 Sinker -2.6 -3 130 16.3 27 .167 .208 .224 19.6 11.1 27.3 .241 .303 .290 33.3
2019 Changeup -3.0 -3 87 10.9 27 .160 .240 .185 29.4 22.2 15.8 .209 .246 .211 15.0
2019 Cutter -1.6 -1 79 9.9 12 .300 .300 .342 28.6 25.0 13.0 .332 .400 .389 28.6
2019 Curveball -3.0 -2 69 8.7 12 .182 .182 .208 15.0 8.3 5.9 .243 .285 .270 40.0
2019 Slurve -0.2 0 10 1.3 4 .250 .250 .225 14.3 25.0 25.0 .227 .234 .207 0.0
2019 Sweeper -10.1 -1 7 0.9 2 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 -- .117 .405 .201 50.0
2019 Split-Finger -0.1 0 6 0.8 2 .500 .500 .450 0.0 0.0 0.0 .797 .940 .750 50.0
2018 4-Seam Fastball -0.7 -2 272 40.1 69 .286 .397 .332 8.7 5.8 4.9 .269 .394 .323 44.1
2018 Sinker 1.9 2 131 19.3 39 .343 .457 .386 9.4 7.7 10.7 .278 .400 .336 37.5
2018 Slider 2.4 3 112 16.5 38 .306 .333 .330 26.7 10.5 10.8 .287 .423 .331 28.1
2018 Curveball 0.9 1 71 10.5 15 .214 .429 .300 27.3 13.3 8.7 .223 .488 .326 25.0
2018 Changeup -1.2 0 39 5.7 13 .250 .250 .262 33.3 15.4 16.7 .101 .110 .142 10.0
2018 Cutter -2.0 -1 37 5.4 9 .286 .286 .278 23.8 22.2 15.4 .268 .348 .385 33.3
2018 Sweeper -4.8 0 9 1.3 2 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 .452 .496 .434 0.0
2018 Split-Finger -2.3 0 8 1.2 2 .500 .500 .450 33.3 50.0 20.0 .384 .470 .374 100.0
2017 4-Seam Fastball -1.2 -5 382 36.6 101 .299 .412 .334 20.5 17.8 15.8 .293 .443 .328 35.4
2017 Sinker -0.7 -2 231 22.1 71 .328 .418 .334 11.8 7.0 10.0 .282 .375 .292 21.9
2017 Slider 0.6 1 180 17.3 49 .217 .348 .274 29.4 28.6 20.3 .199 .304 .235 30.3
2017 Curveball -2.5 -2 96 9.2 22 .095 .095 .114 22.9 13.6 8.3 .219 .246 .227 22.2
2017 Changeup 3.7 3 78 7.5 26 .440 .560 .430 13.6 3.8 4.2 .247 .306 .256 16.7
2017 Cutter -2.4 -2 64 6.1 19 .200 .400 .289 34.1 5.3 5.9 .283 .579 .402 50.0
2017 Split-Finger -11.5 -1 11 1.1 5 .200 .200 .180 57.1 80.0 80.0 .084 .089 .076 0.0
2017 Slurve 6.9 0 1 0.1 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
! Note: Years are in reverse order.
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Swing/Take

Runs
Year Team PA Pitches Heart Shadow Chase Waste All
2017 293 1,043 -4 -10 3 4 -7
2018 187 679 -2 -6 6 4 2
2019 207 783 -13 -2 4 3 -7
2020 38 163 2 -1 1 0 2
2021 103 404 -2 -10 1 1 -10
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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 %
2016 64 64.1 68.3 89.3 30.4 42.9 34.4 31.3 54.7 20.0 10.9 85.7
2017 1,043 52.2 74.1 83.4 34.5 64.5 41.1 41.0 55.1 20.9 8.1 83.5
2018 679 49.6 70.9 91.2 32.5 67.6 44.8 33.2 51.5 16.0 7.2 61.2
2019 797 50.3 60.4 89.5 29.3 63.2 42.5 21.8 44.8 19.3 9.7 65.8
2020 163 49.7 64.2 75.0 24.4 65.0 50.3 18.4 44.2 27.8 8.0 76.9
2021 404 49.0 65.7 79.2 35.9 60.8 48.3 22.6 50.5 27.5 8.4 73.5
Player 3,150 50.9 68.3 85.7 32.3 64.1 43.5 31.0 50.6 20.6 8.4 72.7
MLB 48.6 66.9 82.0 28.4 58.0 42.6 29.7 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
2016 63 48
2017 67 43
2018 68 42
2019 71 37
2020 65 9
2021 58 22
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Expected Home Runs

Year Team Avg HR Trot Actual HR xHR HR-xHR Doubters Mostly Gone No Doubters No Doubter %
2017 21.7 4 4.4 0 5 2 2 50.0
2018 22.6 3 3.2 0 2 1 2 66.7
2019 23.3 5 3.9 1 5 2 2 40.0
2020 23.4 1 1.1 0 2 0 1 100.0
2021 -- 0 0.0 0 1 0 0 --
Player 22.7 13 12.6 0 15 5 7 53.8

Expected Home Runs by Park

Year HR
2017 4 4 3 7 3 4 4 4 2 4 4 7 4 5 4 4 4 4 5 4 5 4 8 5 4 4 3 6 5 4 3
2018 3 4 4 2 3 3 3 3 3 2 3 4 4 3 3 3 3 3 3 4 4 5 4 3 2 2 3 3 4 3 3
2019 5 5 4 4 3 4 5 5 3 2 2 6 7 3 3 5 3 3 3 4 4 4 5 5 4 2 3 6 6 2 2
2020 1 1 1 3 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 1
2021 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Player 13 14 12 17 10 12 13 13 9 9 10 18 16 12 11 13 11 11 12 13 14 14 19 14 11 9 10 16 16 10 9
! 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 2016 2017 +/-   2018 +/-   2019 +/-   2020 +/-   2021 +/-  
Exit Velocity 92.4 85.7 -6.7 87.9 2.2 89.5 1.6 85.8 -3.7 87.5 1.7
Launch Angle 6.1 5.2 -0.9 0.3 -4.9 5.7 5.4 1.6 -4.1 5.7 4.1
Barrel % 0.0 3.4 3.4 4.5 1.1 6.5 2.0 15.0 8.5 1.6 -13.4
Hard Hit % 50.0 28.9 -21.1 35.1 6.2 41.8 6.7 40.0 -1.8 34.4 -5.6
Sweet Spot % 20.0 28.9 8.9 26.0 -2.9 37.4 11.4 40.0 2.6 26.6 -13.4
xBA .164 .261 0.097 .263 0.002 .289 0.026 .206 -0.083 .185 -0.021
BA .125 .283 0.158 .292 0.009 .251 -0.041 .258 0.007 .168 -0.090
xwOBA .175 .290 0.115 .320 0.030 .348 0.028 .342 -0.006 .219 -0.123
wOBA .110 .300 0.190 .322 0.022 .305 -0.017 .363 0.058 .196 -0.167
xSLG .246 .377 0.131 .389 0.012 .452 0.063 .435 -0.017 .240 -0.195
SLG .125 .388 0.263 .380 -0.008 .393 0.013 .452 0.059 .200 -0.252
K% 37.5 15.7 -21.8 9.6 -6.1 17.5 7.9 28.9 11.4 29.2 0.3
BB% 0.0 3.1 3.1 5.3 2.2 7.6 2.3 13.2 5.6 9.4 -3.8
Swing % 54.7 55.1 0.4 51.5 -3.6 44.8 -6.7 44.2 -0.6 50.5 6.3
Whiff% 20.0 20.9 0.9 16.0 -4.9 19.3 3.3 27.8 8.5 27.5 -0.3
In Zone % 64.1 52.2 -11.9 49.6 -2.6 50.3 0.7 49.7 -0.6 49.0 -0.7
Out of Zone % 35.9 47.8 11.9 50.4 2.6 49.7 -0.7 50.3 0.6 51.0 0.7
Out of Zone Swing % 30.4 34.5 4.1 32.5 -2.0 29.3 -3.2 24.4 -4.9 35.9 11.5
First Pitch Swing % 31.3 41.0 9.7 33.2 -7.8 21.8 -11.4 18.4 -3.4 22.6 4.2
First Pitch Strike % 68.8 67.6 -1.2 63.6 -4.0 67.8 4.2 52.6 -15.2 58.5 5.9
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Statcast Fielder Positioning

wOBA
SeasonAlignment TypeBat SidePAShifts/Shades%No Shift/ShadeShift/Shade
2016 Shifts R 16 0 0.0 .110
2017 Shifts R 287 4 1.4 .298 .219
2018 Shifts R 187 3 1.6 .322 .293
2019 Shifts R 207 4 1.9 .306 .000
2020 Shifts R 38 2 5.3 .384 .000
2021 Shifts R 103 10 9.7 .183 .314
! 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 %
2016 14 18.4 14.3% 7.1% 10 23.2 10.0% 10.0%
2017 234 18.2 15.8% 2.1% 175 23.4 0.0% 13.1%
2018 176 16.9 22.7% 1.1% 107 23.3 0.0% 13.1%
2019 251 18.1 10.4% 1.6% 131 23.0 0.8% 3.1%
2020 27 16.8 14.8% 3.7% 47 22.4 0.0% 2.1%
2021 101 19.0 8.9% 2.0% 70 22.8 4.3% 11.4%
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