Kevin Quackenbush
P | B/T: R/R | 6' 4" 235LBS | Age: 34

Draft: 2011 | Rd: 8, #263, San Diego Padres | South Florida

Stats

W L ERA G GS SV IP SO WHIP
2021 0 0 27.00 1 0 0 0.1 1 9.00
6 Seasons 13 15 4.41 204 0 8 208.0 187 1.34
G W-L ERA IP SO WHIP
2021 1 0-0 27.00 0.1 1 9.00
6 Seasons 204 13-15 4.41 208.0 187 1.34

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
2015 26 1044 164 10 6.1 4.1 89.6 114.2 12.1 29.9 .237 .371 .289 .303 .368 36.6 23.9 8.2 4.01 3.77
2016 27 1025 189 9 4.8 3.6 88.5 110.9 14.3 37.6 .275 .457 .315 .341 .381 38.1 16.6 8.7 3.92 5.00
2017 28 510 85 5 5.9 4.0 89.0 109.1 10.6 32.9 .240 .407 .374 .333 .351 29.4 18.4 12.8 7.86 4.83
2018 29 172 32 4 12.5 8.9 94.1 111.9 14.7 40.6 .338 .655 .442 .449 .510 53.1 15.6 13.3 11.00 9.93
2021 32 20 3 0 0.0 0.0 88.0 97.8 -0.6 33.3 .338 .408 .750 .319 .426 66.7 25.0 0.0 27.00 4.32
Player 2771 473 28 5.9 4.2 89.4 114.2 12.8 34.2 .260 .429 .328 .333 .380 37.2 19.6 9.6
MLB 6.7 4.6 88.4 122.4 12.1 33.0 .245 .405 .316 .315 .368 35.8 22.1 8.4
! Note: All figures in this table cover the period 2015-present.

Statcast Pitch Arsenal

Quackenbush relies on 3 pitches.
4-Seam Fastball
(45%) ,
Curveball
(40%) ,
Slider
(15%) ,


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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
2015 43.9 25.6 26.2 4.3 28.0 39.6 32.3 1.8 34.1 27.4 24.4 4.3 6.1 4.1
2016 38.1 24.3 29.6 7.9 22.8 40.2 37.0 2.6 23.8 31.2 25.4 10.1 4.8 3.6
2017 47.1 20.0 25.9 7.1 27.1 38.8 34.1 3.5 34.1 25.9 23.5 5.9 5.9 4.0
2018 37.5 25.0 34.4 3.1 18.8 56.3 25.0 3.1 18.8 21.9 34.4 9.4 12.5 8.9
2021 66.7 0.0 33.3 0.0 33.3 0.0 66.7 0.0 66.7 0.0 33.3 0.0 0.0 0.0
Player 41.9 23.9 28.1 6.1 25.2 40.6 34.2 2.5 29.2 28.1 25.4 7.2 5.9 4.2
MLB 44.9 23.1 25.0 7.1 36.8 37.7 25.4 3.8 33.0 24.6 24.4 5.7 6.7 4.6
! 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
2021 Slider LAD R 3 81.1 41.6 0.6 1 4.6 -2.9 -38
2021 4-Seamer LAD R 9 88.1 19.4 -1.5 -8 3.0 -3.5 -54
2021 Curveball LAD R 8 76.7 60.3 3.5 6 6.1 -1.7 -22
2018 4-Seamer CIN R 118 90.1 17.7 -0.3 -2 2.1 -4.2 -67
2018 Slider CIN R 25 84.9 34.4 -2.6 -7 5.1 0.5 11
2018 Curveball CIN R 29 77.8 63.0 6.0 10 5.9 -2.4 -29
2017 Curveball SD R 125 77.4 61.9 6.3 11 5.3 -3.0 -37
2017 4-Seamer SD R 301 90.5 18.6 -2.4 -15 7.0 -1.0 -12
2017 Slider SD R 84 83.1 40.0 1.4 4 1.8 -3.8 -68
2016 Changeup SD R 6 84.3 28.2 -0.6 -2 5.6 -6.7 -54
2016 4-Seamer SD R 641 91.1 14.9 0.2 1 3.2 -3.7 -53
2016 Curveball SD R 328 78.9 57.1 4.0 8 9.3 0.3 3
2016 Slider SD R 40 83.4 37.4 0.9 3 7.3 1.1 18
! 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 %
2021 4-Seamer 20.6 2 9 45.0 2 1.000 1.500 1.075 25.0 0.0 0.0 .465 .566 .449 50.0
2021 Curveball 2.2 0 8 40.0 2 .500 .500 .450 0.0 50.0 20.0 .210 .251 .189 100.0
2021 Slider -1.8 0 3 15.0 -- -- -- 100.0 -- -- -- -- -- --
2018 4-Seamer 3.2 4 118 68.6 27 .304 .696 .457 22.0 14.8 12.1 .311 .674 .455 47.4
2018 Curveball 9.5 3 29 16.9 9 .375 .750 .500 27.3 22.2 14.3 .398 .770 .519 83.3
2018 Slider -1.9 0 25 14.5 8 .375 .375 .338 38.5 12.5 25.0 .352 .485 .357 42.9
2017 4-Seamer 2.8 8 301 59.0 72 .350 .633 .475 14.1 9.7 8.5 .301 .555 .414 35.2
2017 Curveball -1.8 -2 125 24.5 31 .148 .185 .247 29.8 32.3 19.6 .160 .214 .229 17.6
2017 Slider 3.8 3 84 16.5 22 .350 .400 .366 28.6 27.3 17.1 .170 .231 .221 21.4
! Note: Years are in reverse order.
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Swing/Take

Runs
Year Team PA Pitches Heart Shadow Chase Waste All
2014 218 906 -14 -11 4 5 -17
2015 240 1,033 -2 -10 8 3 -2
2016 251 1,017 -4 -5 6 2 -1
2017 125 510 6 -3 5 2 9
2018 44 172 8 -3 1 1 6
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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 %
2015 1,044 48.7 66.3 82.8 26.5 66.9 41.2 59.7 45.9 21.5 6.9 76.4
2016 1,025 48.8 63.8 85.0 24.6 69.8 44.2 56.5 43.7 18.5 7.6 66.7
2017 510 46.3 63.1 89.3 24.8 60.3 41.6 58.4 42.5 19.8 5.9 90.0
2018 172 51.7 64.0 77.2 20.5 64.7 46.5 54.5 43.0 25.7 8.1 71.4
2021 20 40.0 62.5 80.0 33.3 75.0 30.0 75.0 45.0 22.2 10.0 50.0
Player 2,771 48.4 64.7 84.3 25.2 66.7 42.6 58.0 44.3 20.4 7.1 74.0
MLB 48.5 66.9 82.0 28.4 58.3 42.6 60.8 47.1 24.7 7.2 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
2015 57 57 60 58 50 63 24 10 17 73 36 42 19 30 41 18 29
2016 19 12 17 22 20 76 73 51 19 19 37 14 8 26 33 2 28
2017 21 19 2 19
2018 16 9 33
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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 22.3 8 7.9 0 6 7 3 37.5
2017 22.9 5 3.2 2 3 3 1 20.0
2018 21.7 3 2.1 1 1 1 1 33.3
Player 22.4 16 13.2 3 10 11 5 31.3

Expected Home Runs by Park

Year HR
2016 8 6 14 5 7 10 6 8 8 7 13 8 4 7 7 8 8 9 7 9 11 4 6 8 6 8 10 7 6 8 12
2017 5 3 6 3 3 4 2 3 4 4 4 3 2 2 2 4 2 3 2 4 6 2 2 5 3 2 3 2 4 3 5
2018 3 2 1 2 2 3 2 3 2 1 2 3 2 1 2 2 1 3 2 2 2 2 2 2 3 2 2 2 2 2 3
Player 16 11 21 10 12 17 10 14 14 12 19 14 8 10 11 14 11 15 11 15 19 8 10 15 12 12 15 11 12 13 20
! 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 +/-   2019 +/-   2020 +/-   2021 +/-   2022 +/-  
Fastball Velocity 91.2 91.1 -0.1 90.5 -0.6 -0.4
Offspeed Velocity 84.4 84.3 -0.1 0 0 0
Breaking Velocity 79.1 79.4 0.3 79.7 0.3 1.4
Exit Velocity 89.6 88.5 -1.1 89 0.5 5.1
Launch Angle 12.1 14.3 2.2 10.6 -3.7 4.1
Barrel % 6.1 4.8 -1.3 5.9 1.1 6.6
Hard Hit % 36.6 38.1 1.5 29.4 -8.7 23.7
Sweet Spot % 29.9 37.6 7.7 32.9 -4.7 7.7
xBA .237 .275 0.038 .24 -0.035 0.098
BA .24 .242 0.002 .299 0.057 0.034
xwOBA .303 .341 0.038 .333 -0.008 0.116
wOBA .289 .315 0.026 .374 0.059 0.068
xSLG .371 .457 0.086 .407 -0.05 0.248
SLG .369 .436 0.067 .477 0.041 0.164
K% 23.9 16.6 -7.3 18.4 1.8 -2.8
BB% 8.2 8.7 0.5 12.8 4.1 0.5
Swing % 45.9 43.7 -2.2 42.5 -1.2 0.5
Whiff% 21.5 18.5 -3 19.8 1.3 5.9
In Zone % 48.7 48.8 0.1 46.3 -2.5 5.4
Out of Zone % 51.3 51.2 -0.1 53.7 2.5 -5.4
Out of Zone Swing % 26.5 24.6 -1.9 24.8 0.2 -4.3
First Pitch Swing % 22.2 20.9 -1.3 23.2 2.3 -2.7
First Pitch Strike % 59.7 56.5 -3.2 58.4 1.9 -3.9
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Statcast Shift Statistics

vs RHHvs LHH
YearPAwOBAPAShifts%PAShifts%
2016 250 .311 152 7 4.6 98 37 37.8
2017 125 .374 72 3 4.2 53 20 37.7
2018 44 .442 27 1 3.7 17 7 41.2
2021 4 .750 4 2 50.0 0 0 0.0

Pitch Tempo

Bases EmptyRunners On Base
SeasonTeamPitchesTempoFast %Slow %PitchesTempoFast %Slow %
2014 237 18.5 0.4% 2.1% 165 24.5 0.0% 13.3%
2015 303 19.3 19.1% 5.0% 165 21.4 9.7% 15.2%
2016 334 19.1 15.3% 5.4% 156 23.3 3.8% 14.1%
2017 148 16.9 11.5% 0.0% 103 19.0 0.0% 1.9%
2018 51 17.5 23.5% 2.0% 35 19.9 0.0% 5.7%
2021 6 19.0 0.0% 0.0% 4 20.6 0.0% 25.0%
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Pitch Distribution