Kevin Cron
1B | Bats/Throws: R/R | 6' 4" 255LBS | Age: 31
Draft: 2014 | Rd: 14, #420, Arizona Diamondbacks | Texas Christian
PA AB R H HR SB AVG OBP SLG OPS
2019 78 71 12 15 6 0 .211 .269 .521 .790
2020 20 17 0 0 0 0 .000 .150 .000 .150
2 Seasons 98 88 12 15 6 0 .170 .245 .420 .665
AVG HR SB OPS
2019 .211 6 0 .790
2020 .000 0 0 .150
2 Seasons .170 6 0 .665
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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%
2019 26 311 44 10 22.7 12.8 89.9 113.8 14.2 40.9 .235 .526 .321 .348 .522 50.0 35.9 5.1
2020 27 82 10 0 0.0 0.0 86.9 105.5 37.8 20.0 .109 .167 .108 .206 .197 20.0 35.0 5.0
Player 393 54 10 18.5 10.2 89.4 113.8 18.5 37.0 .211 .456 .278 .319 .462 44.4 35.7 5.1
MLB 6.9 4.7 88.4 122.4 12.2 33.1 .245 .406 .316 .315 .368 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
2019 38.6 29.5 27.3 4.5 45.5 25.0 29.5 6.8 25.0 20.5 22.7 2.3 22.7 12.8
2020 20.0 30.0 20.0 30.0 20.0 20.0 60.0 0.0 10.0 60.0 10.0 20.0 0.0 0.0
Player 35.2 29.6 25.9 9.3 40.7 24.1 35.2 5.6 22.2 27.8 20.4 5.6 18.5 10.2
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 Changeup -8.7 -2 21 25.6 6 .000 .000 .000 45.5 33.3 20.0 .109 .187 .119 25.0
2020 Sinker -4.3 -1 15 18.3 3 .000 .000 .233 57.1 33.3 25.0 .324 .515 .465 100.0
2020 4-Seam Fastball -2.1 0 15 18.3 5 .000 .000 .280 0.0 0.0 0.0 .009 .014 .286 0.0
2020 Slider -4.7 0 10 12.2 3 .000 .000 .000 50.0 33.3 16.7 .176 .218 .176 0.0
2020 Cutter -6.3 -1 9 11.0 1 .000 .000 .000 25.0 100.0 50.0 -- -- .000 --
2020 Split-Finger -1.2 0 5 6.1 -- -- -- 25.0 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
2020 Curveball -2.3 0 5 6.1 1 .000 .000 .000 100.0 100.0 33.3 -- -- .000 --
2020 Sweeper -21.0 0 2 2.4 1 .000 .000 .000 100.0 100.0 100.0 -- -- .000 --
2019 4-Seam Fastball -0.1 0 104 33.4 28 .269 .769 .443 27.5 28.6 19.5 .287 .707 .423 50.0
2019 Slider -2.8 -2 65 20.9 17 .125 .313 .212 56.8 29.4 25.0 .185 .415 .271 27.3
2019 Curveball -3.3 -1 43 13.8 6 .000 .000 .117 80.0 83.3 38.5 -- -- .117 --
2019 Sinker 10.9 4 39 12.5 12 .333 1.000 .525 26.1 16.7 22.2 .362 .859 .566 62.5
2019 Changeup -2.4 -1 30 9.6 8 .125 .125 .225 57.9 50.0 44.4 .206 .393 .249 100.0
2019 Cutter 3.1 1 18 5.8 4 .500 .500 .450 41.7 50.0 40.0 .319 .340 .289 50.0
2019 Slurve -7.9 -1 7 2.3 2 .000 .000 .000 66.7 50.0 25.0 .035 .035 .043 0.0
2019 Split-Finger -2.6 0 5 1.6 1 .000 .000 .000 66.7 100.0 100.0 -- -- .000 --
! Note: Years are in reverse order.
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Swing/Take

Runs
Year Team PA Pitches Heart Shadow Chase Waste All
2019 78 311 -3 0 0 2 0
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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 %
2019 311 43.7 73.5 70.0 43.4 42.1 37.0 44.9 56.6 42.0 6.1 94.7
2020 82 37.8 74.2 73.9 37.3 47.4 43.9 35.0 51.2 38.1 1.2 0.0
Player 393 42.5 73.7 70.7 42.0 43.2 38.4 42.9 55.5 41.3 5.1 90.0
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
2019 92 35
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Expected Home Runs

Year Team Avg HR Trot Actual HR xHR HR-xHR Doubters Mostly Gone No Doubters No Doubter %
2019 23.5 6 6.5 -1 0 4 3 50.0
Player 23.5 6 6.5 -1 0 4 3 50.0

Expected Home Runs by Park

Year HR
2019 6 7 6 6 7 7 7 7 4 6 6 6 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 6 7 7 7 7 6 6 7 7 4
Player 6 7 6 6 7 7 7 7 4 6 6 6 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 6 7 7 7 7 6 6 7 7 4
! 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 2019 2020 +/-  
Exit Velocity 89.9 86.9 -3.0
Launch Angle 14.2 37.8 23.6
Barrel % 22.7 0.0 -22.7
Hard Hit % 50.0 20.0 -30.0
Sweet Spot % 40.9 20.0 -20.9
xBA .235 .109 -0.126
BA .211 .000 -0.211
xwOBA .348 .206 -0.142
wOBA .321 .108 -0.213
xSLG .526 .167 -0.359
SLG .521 .000 -0.521
K% 35.9 35.0 -0.9
BB% 5.1 5.0 -0.1
Swing % 56.6 51.2 -5.4
Whiff% 42.0 38.1 -3.9
In Zone % 43.7 37.8 -5.9
Out of Zone % 56.3 62.2 5.9
Out of Zone Swing % 43.4 37.3 -6.1
First Pitch Swing % 44.9 35.0 -9.9
First Pitch Strike % 69.2 65.0 -4.2
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Statcast Fielder Positioning

wOBA
SeasonAlignment TypeBat SidePAShifts/Shades%No Shift/ShadeShift/Shade
2019 Shifts R 78 7 9.0 .353 .000
2020 Shifts R 20 2 10.0 .120 .000
! 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 %
2019 66 16.9 34.8% 0.0% 50 22.7 2.0% 6.0%
2020 19 16.4 21.1% 5.3% 12 21.5 0.0% 0.0%
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