Kolten Wong
2B | B/T: L/R | 5' 7" 185LBS | Age: 31

Draft: 2011 | Rd: 1, #22, St. Louis Cardinals | Hawaii
Poor Avg Great

Stats

PA AB R H HR RBI SB AVG OBP SLG OPS
2022 140 122 20 30 3 13 8 .246 .321 .418 .739
10 Seasons 3676 3264 441 854 70 344 108 .262 .333 .394 .727
AVG HR RBI SB OPS
2022 .246 3 13 8 .739
10 Seasons .262 70 344 108 .727

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 24 2282 467 14 3 2.3 87.4 110.5 11.2 31.9 .260 .366 .310 .309 .332 33.8 15.5 5.9
2016 25 1370 266 8 3 2.2 86.8 107.5 10.9 30.1 .244 .344 .300 .305 .304 26.3 14.4 9.4
2017 26 1504 298 9 3 2.2 86.4 109.7 9.7 32.9 .262 .366 .336 .316 .326 28.9 14.6 10.0
2018 27 1512 302 10 3.3 2.5 87.6 107.1 9.1 26.5 .230 .337 .314 .295 .298 30.9 14.7 7.6
2019 28 2012 406 9 2.2 1.6 86.1 107.7 12.6 28.6 .242 .352 .334 .298 .305 25.4 15.1 8.6
2020 29 849 154 1 0.6 0.5 86.5 103.7 10.8 31.2 .235 .306 .305 .286 .280 26.6 14.4 9.6
2021 30 1815 365 20 5.5 4.1 88.3 107.1 12.8 35.3 .251 .382 .337 .308 .331 34.8 16.9 6.3
2022 31 610 98 2 2 1.4 86.9 108.1 19.1 33.7 .215 .298 .325 .267 .275 29.6 19.3 9.3
Player 11954 2356 73 3.1 2.3 87.1 110.5 11.5 31.1 .247 .353 .321 .302 .313 30.0 15.4 8.0
MLB 6.7 4.6 88.3 169.8 12.0 32.9 .246 .408 .317 .316 .370 35.6 22.0 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, Other
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Pitch Tracking

Year Pitch Type # % PA AB H 1B 2B 3B HR SO BBE BA XBA SLG XSLG WOBA XWOBA EV LA Whiff% PutAway%
2022 Fastballs 342 56.1 87 72 20 13 4 1 2 9 65 .278 .237 .444 .331 .364 .307 86.2 19 11.9 9.1
2022 Breaking 168 27.5 31 29 3 2 0 0 1 12 18 .103 .133 .207 .213 .150 .161 82.0 13 26.9 18.5
2022 Offspeed 100 16.4 22 21 7 3 2 2 0 6 15 .333 .249 .619 .299 .419 .256 88.9 16 27.3 23.1
2021 Fastballs 1,056 58.2 279 250 78 47 20 1 10 27 225 .312 .279 .520 .435 .382 .342 88.6 15 12.4 12.3
2021 Breaking 519 28.6 135 123 25 13 8 1 3 46 78 .203 .195 .358 .284 .273 .246 83.1 12 31.8 24.3
2021 Offspeed 240 13.2 77 72 18 13 4 0 1 10 62 .250 .248 .347 .364 .284 .290 88.4 3 17.9 13.0
! Note: Years are in reverse order.
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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 45.6 17.8 28.5 8.1 37.0 40.0 22.9 4.1 35.8 22.5 27.4 3.2 3.0 2.3
2016 46.6 20.3 26.3 6.8 41.4 33.5 25.2 2.6 36.8 28.6 24.4 2.3 3.0 2.2
2017 49.3 18.1 26.2 6.4 32.9 38.3 27.9 5.0 35.2 22.1 27.2 3.4 3.0 2.2
2018 53.3 17.9 21.5 7.3 37.1 38.7 23.8 5.3 38.4 22.2 21.5 5.6 3.3 2.5
2019 47.0 21.2 22.4 9.4 34.2 41.1 24.6 5.4 30.8 27.1 25.4 4.2 2.2 1.6
2020 51.9 14.9 24.7 8.4 27.3 40.3 32.5 5.8 40.3 22.7 26.6 3.2 0.6 0.5
2021 43.8 23.0 26.8 6.3 37.8 37.0 25.2 4.9 32.6 26.0 25.2 5.8 5.5 4.1
2022 35.7 28.6 27.6 8.2 41.8 33.7 24.5 5.1 30.6 35.7 21.4 4.1 2.0 1.4
Player 47.2 19.8 25.5 7.6 36.2 38.4 25.3 4.7 34.9 25.0 25.3 4.0 3.1 2.3
MLB 45.0 22.8 25.1 7.1 36.6 37.8 25.4 3.8 33.2 24.4 24.4 5.7 6.7 4.6
! 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 %
2022 4-Seamer 0.6 1 213 34.9 57 .283 .435 .372 13.2 12.3 10.8 .250 .356 .332 25.0
2022 Sinker -0.7 -1 92 15.1 25 .286 .381 .328 4.9 4.0 4.3 .225 .274 .273 28.6
2022 Changeup 1.7 2 87 14.3 19 .389 .722 .479 23.1 21.1 16.7 .280 .337 .288 42.9
2022 Slider -2.0 -2 84 13.8 19 .118 .294 .200 30.6 31.6 17.6 .119 .244 .174 25.0
2022 Curveball -2.3 -2 84 13.8 12 .083 .083 .075 22.6 50.0 19.4 .152 .172 .139 16.7
2022 Cutter 1.1 0 37 6.1 5 .200 .800 .400 25.0 20.0 9.1 .162 .338 .205 75.0
2022 Splitter 0.0 0 13 2.1 3 .000 .000 .000 60.0 66.7 100.0 .065 .069 .058 0.0
2021 4-Seamer 0.4 3 721 39.7 183 .302 .497 .391 12.8 12.0 13.3 .266 .431 .345 38.8
2021 Slider 0.7 2 275 15.2 72 .261 .493 .334 32.9 36.1 26.8 .212 .339 .255 30.2
2021 Curveball -0.4 -1 244 13.4 63 .130 .185 .206 30.5 31.7 21.7 .173 .214 .234 17.1
2021 Sinker 1.6 4 231 12.7 67 .333 .508 .409 6.5 1.5 2.6 .304 .441 .343 38.7
2021 Changeup -1.0 -2 206 11.3 67 .226 .290 .261 15.7 9.0 10.0 .247 .343 .288 32.1
2021 Cutter 1.2 1 104 5.7 29 .321 .679 .460 21.0 13.8 25.0 .295 .446 .325 37.5
2021 Splitter 7.0 2 32 1.8 9 .444 .778 .522 29.4 44.4 23.5 .238 .497 .304 60.0
2021 N/A -29.7 -1 2 0.1 1 .000 .000 .000 50.0 0.0 -- .375 .448 .338 0.0
2020 4-Seamer -1.4 -5 335 39.5 81 .275 .348 .324 8.9 11.1 10.5 .237 .322 .297 27.4
2020 Sinker 1.4 2 139 16.4 37 .364 .424 .386 4.7 8.1 8.3 .291 .393 .339 30.0
2020 Curveball -0.7 -1 116 13.7 19 .222 .278 .245 37.1 36.8 24.1 .119 .152 .148 9.1
2020 Slider 0.6 1 106 12.5 22 .211 .211 .259 31.0 27.3 12.8 .215 .263 .276 38.5
2020 Changeup -1.0 -1 73 8.6 21 .105 .105 .152 22.9 14.3 15.0 .212 .263 .252 25.0
2020 Cutter 2.7 2 60 7.1 20 .353 .471 .417 15.6 0.0 0.0 .278 .326 .312 22.2
2020 Splitter 3.5 1 20 2.4 7 .167 .333 .279 37.5 28.6 22.2 .284 .315 .324 25.0
2019 4-Seamer 0.8 5 717 35.6 181 .322 .483 .419 12.4 8.8 8.5 .286 .437 .364 24.8
2019 Sinker 2.1 7 318 15.8 98 .349 .500 .406 7.1 7.1 12.1 .291 .408 .340 32.1
2019 Changeup -2.6 -8 288 14.3 92 .193 .250 .213 17.6 15.2 20.6 .173 .229 .191 24.0
2019 Slider -0.2 0 271 13.5 72 .284 .433 .315 33.6 29.2 21.6 .195 .286 .237 19.1
2019 Curveball 1.4 3 209 10.4 45 .293 .512 .394 32.8 28.9 21.7 .264 .430 .328 28.6
2019 Cutter -3.9 -5 130 6.5 40 .176 .235 .228 21.3 20.0 26.7 .178 .216 .224 20.7
2019 Splitter 2.2 1 44 2.2 9 .333 .333 .225 37.0 44.4 28.6 .216 .247 .199 20.0
2018 4-Seamer 0.2 1 543 35.9 147 .262 .444 .369 12.6 8.8 10.6 .254 .362 .326 33.3
2018 Sinker -2.0 -7 338 22.4 104 .198 .308 .268 9.2 9.6 18.2 .231 .360 .297 31.0
2018 Slider -0.5 -1 201 13.3 56 .196 .333 .282 32.2 35.7 25.3 .146 .240 .208 25.0
2018 Changeup 2.8 5 183 12.1 47 .333 .500 .374 25.3 19.1 20.9 .253 .345 .292 27.8
2018 Curveball 0.2 0 138 9.1 21 .211 .316 .240 40.0 33.3 22.6 .155 .213 .215 16.7
2018 Cutter 3.5 3 72 4.8 20 .400 .400 .432 10.0 0.0 0.0 .319 .483 .421 31.3
2018 Splitter 1.3 0 32 2.1 8 .375 .375 .338 25.0 12.5 16.7 .259 .285 .248 57.1
2017 4-Seamer 0.6 3 569 37.8 151 .313 .433 .371 16.2 12.6 12.6 .301 .420 .352 30.4
2017 Sinker -0.7 -2 278 18.5 77 .246 .308 .333 10.3 5.2 10.0 .260 .340 .318 25.4
2017 Slider 2.3 5 211 14.0 62 .294 .471 .362 31.0 29.0 23.7 .220 .324 .309 37.1
2017 Curveball 1.0 2 168 11.2 32 .250 .357 .339 25.9 25.0 14.3 .200 .284 .291 30.0
2017 Changeup 1.8 2 132 8.8 36 .306 .417 .314 25.4 16.7 19.4 .274 .374 .281 40.0
2017 Cutter -1.9 -2 79 5.3 24 .227 .455 .321 20.0 16.7 26.7 .252 .385 .306 16.7
2017 Splitter -1.5 0 28 1.9 6 .333 .500 .250 20.0 0.0 0.0 .173 .273 .193 0.0
2017 Knuckleball 1.1 0 18 1.2 6 .333 .833 .475 9.1 0.0 0.0 .133 .197 .141 0.0
! Note: Years are in reverse order.
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Swing/Take

Runs
Year Team PA Pitches Heart Shadow Chase Waste All
2013 68 254 -4 -7 1 1 -9
2014 458 1,727 -2 -18 8 6 -6
2015 624 2,311 -6 -19 10 12 -3
2016 359 1,362 -14 -11 8 9 -9
2017 394 1,485 3 -16 11 10 8
2018 403 1,509 -5 -16 15 8 2
2019 575 2,102 2 -24 16 10 3
2020 222 901 -13 -1 6 5 -2
2021 508 1,884 -3 -14 13 10 7
2022 140 610 -9 -1 5 4 -1
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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 2,282 43.6 72.8 87.6 32.9 66.4 41.8 28.9 50.4 19.4 5.2 79.7
2016 1,370 44.7 68.7 88.8 29.2 67.9 42.5 32.7 46.9 17.6 6.2 78.8
2017 1,504 48.0 67.3 84.8 26.6 66.3 39.9 29.6 46.3 18.9 8.6 74.8
2018 1,512 48.6 61.9 86.6 23.9 65.4 42.2 25.1 42.3 17.8 8.2 75.8
2019 2,012 49.1 67.7 87.5 29.8 65.0 42.9 30.5 48.0 18.2 7.0 73.4
2020 849 47.9 65.4 87.6 24.2 67.3 46.6 23.2 43.9 15.8 6.6 69.6
2021 1,815 50.8 67.2 88.2 27.9 61.0 45.7 26.3 47.9 18.8 6.4 73.5
2022 610 51.3 66.1 87.0 21.2 60.3 40.8 17.9 44.3 18.1 9.5 74.1
Player 11,954 47.6 67.6 87.3 28.1 65.3 42.8 27.9 46.9 18.4 6.9 75.2
MLB 48.5 66.8 82.0 28.3 58.4 42.6 29.3 47.0 24.6 7.2 76.0
! Note: All figures in this table cover the period 2015-present.

Percentile Rankings

Year xwOBA xBA xSLG xISO xOBP Brl Brl% EV HardHit% K% BB% Whiff% Speed OAA
2015 44 60 31 23 56 37 27 30 42 74 27 61 65
2016 26 29 8 11 64 9 18 15 10 82 68 76 66
2017 37 58 15 10 80 11 15 22 16 82 65 76 62 18
2018 19 19 8 11 42 10 14 28 19 84 40 81 66 88
2019 15 24 7 8 48 9 6 8 6 83 50 85 68 79
2020 12 29 4 2 45 1 1 15 6 90 57 94 45 86
2021 25 47 24 23 37 30 25 33 22 75 15 85 43 74
2022 6 13 5 4 20 5 6 21 9 64 62 84 29 3
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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 21.1 11 10.6 0.0 10 7 5 45.5
2020 21.9 2 2.7 -1.0 3 2 1 50.0
2021 22.3 14 14.3 0.0 9 11 6 42.9
2022 21.1 3 2.8 0.0 2 2 1 33.3

Expected Home Runs by Park

Year HR
2019 11 11 17 10 13 10 12 11 9 8 16 12 7 9 9 13 7 9 10 10 6 10 10 11 9 15 10 9 11 10 15
2020 2 6 2 2 3 2 0 3 2 2 3 5 2 2 2 2 2 5 2 2 1 2 3 2 4 2 3 2 1 2 4
2021 14 16 18 13 16 14 14 16 13 13 17 18 8 12 12 15 10 17 11 15 8 14 14 17 16 16 16 11 16 15 19
2022 3 3 3 2 3 3 3 3 3 2 5 3 1 3 3 3 2 3 3 3 1 3 3 4 2 4 3 3 1 3 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 and distances, but does not attempt to adjust for 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 +/-  
Exit Velocity 87.4 86.8 -0.6 86.4 -0.4 87.6 1.2 86.1 -1.5 86.5 0.4 88.3 1.8 86.9 -1.4
Launch Angle 11.2 10.9 -0.3 9.7 -1.2 9.1 -0.6 12.6 3.5 10.8 -1.8 12.8 2 19.1 6.3
Barrel % 3 3 0 3 0 3.3 0.3 2.2 -1.1 .6 -1.6 5.5 4.9 2 -3.5
Hard Hit % 33.8 26.3 -7.5 28.9 2.6 30.9 2 25.4 -5.5 26.6 1.2 34.8 8.2 29.6 -5.2
Sweet Spot % 31.9 30.1 -1.8 32.9 2.8 26.5 -6.4 28.6 2.1 31.2 2.6 35.3 4.1 33.7 -1.6
xBA .26 .244 -0.016 .262 0.018 .23 -0.032 .242 0.012 .235 -0.007 .251 0.016 .215 -0.036
BA .262 .24 -0.022 .285 0.045 .249 -0.036 .285 0.036 .265 -0.02 .272 0.007 .246 -0.026
xwOBA .309 .305 -0.004 .316 0.011 .295 -0.021 .298 0.003 .286 -0.012 .308 0.022 .267 -0.041
wOBA .31 .3 -0.01 .336 0.036 .314 -0.022 .334 0.02 .305 -0.029 .337 0.032 .325 -0.012
xSLG .366 .344 -0.022 .366 0.022 .337 -0.029 .352 0.015 .306 -0.046 .382 0.076 .298 -0.084
SLG .386 .355 -0.031 .412 0.057 .388 -0.024 .423 0.035 .326 -0.097 .447 0.121 .418 -0.029
K% 15.5 14.4 -1.1 14.6 0.2 14.7 0.1 15.1 0.4 14.4 -0.7 16.9 2.5 19.3 2.4
BB% 5.9 9.4 3.5 10 0.6 7.6 -2.4 8.6 1 9.6 1 6.3 -3.3 9.3 3
Swing % 50.4 46.9 -3.5 46.3 -0.6 42.3 -4 48 5.7 43.9 -4.1 47.9 4 44.3 -3.6
Whiff% 19.4 17.6 -1.8 18.9 1.3 17.8 -1.1 18.2 0.4 15.8 -2.4 18.8 3 18.1 -0.7
In Zone % 43.6 44.7 1.1 48 3.3 48.6 0.6 49.1 0.5 47.9 -1.2 50.8 2.9 51.3 0.5
Out of Zone % 56.4 55.3 -1.1 52 -3.3 51.4 -0.6 50.9 -0.5 52.1 1.2 49.2 -2.9 48.7 -0.5
Out of Zone Swing % 32.9 29.2 -3.7 26.6 -2.6 23.9 -2.7 29.8 5.9 24.2 -5.6 27.9 3.7 21.2 -6.7
First Pitch Swing % 28.9 32.7 3.8 29.6 -3.1 25.1 -4.5 30.5 5.4 23.2 -7.3 26.3 3.1 17.9 -8.4
First Pitch Strike % 56.3 61.5 5.2 59.4 -2.1 57.6 -1.8 57.4 -0.2 57 -0.4 60.3 3.3 55 -5.3
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Statcast Shift Statistics

SeasonBat SidePAShifts%wOBA - No ShiftwOBA - Shift
2016 L 352 17 4.8 .307 .228
2017 L 394 29 7.4 .334 .394
2018 L 404 24 5.9 .314 .330
2019 L 537 162 30.2 .335 .321
2020 L 206 28 13.6 .286 .397
2021 L 491 97 19.8 .334 .348
2022 L 140 37 26.4 .313 .359

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