Kolten Wong
2B | B/T: L/R | 5' 7" 185LBS | Age: 32

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

Stats

PA AB R H HR RBI SB AVG OBP SLG OPS
2022 497 430 65 108 15 47 17 .251 .339 .430 .769
10 Seasons 4033 3572 486 932 82 378 117 .261 .334 .398 .732
AVG HR RBI SB OPS
2022 .251 15 47 17 .769
10 Seasons .261 82 378 117 .732

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 3.0 2.3 87.5 110.5 11.3 31.9 .260 .367 .310 .309 .333 33.8 15.5 5.9
2016 25 1370 266 8 3.0 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 3.0 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 .349 .334 .297 .304 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 2049 349 19 5.4 3.8 87.0 109.7 14.0 33.5 .235 .353 .336 .305 .318 35.5 17.7 9.3
Player 13393 2607 90 3.5 2.5 87.1 110.5 11.6 31.3 .246 .355 .323 .304 .315 30.8 15.6 8.1
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.




Fastball: 4 Seam, 2 Seam, Cutter, Sinker. Offspeed: Split, Change, Fork, Screw. Breaking: Slider, Curve, Knuckle, 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
2015 45.6 17.8 28.5 8.1 37.0 39.8 23.1 3.9 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 43.6 23.5 25.2 7.7 41.8 33.0 25.2 5.7 34.4 26.6 21.2 6.3 5.4 3.8
Player 47.1 19.9 25.4 7.6 36.7 37.8 25.3 4.8 35.0 24.8 24.9 4.3 3.5 2.5
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.

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 1.8 12 665 32.5 177 .310 .521 .418 14.0 10.7 10.4 .265 .408 .366 32.8
2022 Sinker -1.0 -3 331 16.2 94 .286 .405 .344 9.8 6.4 7.7 .288 .417 .341 45.6
2022 Curveball -0.5 -2 316 15.4 51 .109 .239 .214 28.6 39.2 21.7 .165 .256 .245 34.6
2022 Slider -1.3 -4 315 15.4 71 .143 .333 .244 30.1 32.4 20.7 .151 .291 .223 27.9
2022 Changeup -0.2 -1 237 11.6 60 .232 .357 .286 26.4 21.7 19.1 .224 .265 .244 29.5
2022 Cutter 4.3 6 146 7.1 32 .414 .828 .539 23.1 9.4 10.0 .272 .417 .336 38.5
2022 Splitter 0.2 0 36 1.8 9 .111 .111 .100 42.1 44.4 30.8 .176 .217 .174 60.0
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 2 278 15.3 72 .261 .493 .334 32.4 36.1 26.0 .212 .339 .255 30.2
2021 Curveball -0.5 -1 242 13.3 63 .130 .185 .206 30.8 31.7 22.2 .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 1 103 5.7 29 .321 .679 .460 21.3 13.8 26.7 .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 -29.6 -1 2 0.1 1 .000 .000 .000 50.0 0.0 -- .375 .448 .338 0.0
2020 4-Seamer -1.5 -5 334 39.3 80 .265 .338 .316 9.0 11.3 10.5 .227 .313 .290 27.9
2020 Sinker 1.7 2 140 16.5 38 .382 .441 .400 4.6 7.9 8.3 .308 .410 .352 29.0
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 .284 .428 .361 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 1 544 36.0 147 .262 .444 .369 12.6 8.8 10.6 .254 .362 .326 33.3
2018 Sinker -2.0 -7 337 22.3 104 .198 .308 .268 9.2 9.6 18.2 .231 .360 .297 31.0
2018 Slider -0.5 -1 201 13.3 55 .196 .333 .275 32.2 36.4 25.6 .146 .240 .199 25.0
2018 Changeup 2.8 5 182 12.0 47 .333 .500 .374 25.3 19.1 20.9 .253 .345 .292 27.8
2018 Curveball 0.3 0 139 9.2 22 .211 .316 .262 40.0 31.8 21.9 .155 .213 .238 16.7
2018 Cutter 3.6 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 4 -16 11 10 8
2018 403 1,509 -5 -16 15 8 2
2019 575 2,102 2 -24 15 10 3
2020 222 901 -13 -1 6 5 -2
2021 508 1,884 -3 -14 13 11 6
2022 495 2,049 -14 -7 18 12 8
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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 5.1 80.3
2016 1,370 44.7 68.7 88.8 29.2 67.9 42.5 32.7 46.9 17.6 6.1 79.8
2017 1,504 47.9 67.4 84.8 26.5 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 47.8 65.3 87.5 24.4 67.6 46.8 23.2 43.9 15.8 6.6 69.6
2021 1,815 50.8 67.2 88.2 27.9 61.0 45.8 26.3 47.9 18.8 6.4 73.5
2022 2,049 50.0 64.2 85.7 22.0 57.8 41.4 21.0 43.1 20.2 8.2 71.4
Player 13,393 47.8 67.1 87.1 27.5 64.6 42.7 27.3 46.4 18.6 7.0 74.8
MLB 48.5 66.9 82.0 28.4 58.3 42.6 29.5 47.1 24.7 7.2 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
2015 44 60 31 23 56 37 27 31 79 42 74 27 61 25 66
2016 26 29 8 11 63 9 18 15 54 10 82 68 76 47 66
2017 37 57 14 10 80 11 15 22 73 16 82 65 76 55 62 21
2018 19 19 8 11 42 10 14 28 53 19 84 40 81 74 66 90
2019 13 24 6 7 47 9 6 8 55 6 83 50 85 42 68 82
2020 12 29 4 2 45 1 1 15 18 6 90 57 94 66 45 62 1
2021 25 47 24 23 37 30 25 33 46 22 75 15 85 47 43 61 2
2022 37 28 20 22 61 29 27 14 59 25 72 65 78 86 21 3 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 %
2016 21.0 5 3.6 1 6 2 1 20.0
2017 21.1 4 5.8 -2 8 4 2 50.0
2018 22.2 9 7.9 1 2 6 3 33.3
2019 21.1 11 9.8 1 10 7 4 36.4
2020 21.9 2 3.0 -1 2 3 1 50.0
2021 22.3 14 12.5 2 6 12 4 28.6
2022 23.0 15 14.0 1 4 7 9 60.0
Player 22.1 60 56.7 3 38 41 24 40.0

Expected Home Runs by Park

Year HR
2016 5 5 6 3 3 4 3 3 3 3 6 4 2 3 3 3 3 3 1 5 8 1 3 3 3 4 4 4 3 4 6
2017 4 5 10 4 6 7 6 6 7 4 7 7 4 6 6 6 6 5 2 4 10 6 6 4 5 6 7 4 4 6 8
2018 9 8 11 6 8 9 8 9 10 5 9 8 7 9 8 9 9 8 5 7 9 8 8 7 7 9 8 7 6 7 9
2019 11 11 15 9 9 10 12 12 9 7 13 11 6 6 8 11 7 9 6 9 11 10 9 9 8 11 10 9 10 10 16
2020 2 6 2 2 3 3 0 3 2 3 3 5 2 2 2 2 2 5 2 2 2 5 4 4 5 2 2 2 1 2 6
2021 14 14 18 9 13 14 13 14 13 11 14 15 8 9 10 15 13 12 6 10 14 13 13 14 12 14 13 10 12 13 17
2022 15 17 15 12 15 16 14 15 14 11 17 15 10 13 12 14 15 15 13 14 15 14 15 12 14 14 15 10 10 13 20
Player 60 66 77 45 57 63 56 62 58 44 69 65 39 48 49 60 55 57 35 51 69 57 58 53 54 60 59 46 46 55 82
! 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 +/-  
Exit Velocity 87.5 86.8 -0.7 86.4 -0.4 87.6 1.2 86.1 -1.5 86.5 0.4 88.3 1.8 87 -1.3
Launch Angle 11.3 10.9 -0.4 9.7 -1.2 9.1 -0.6 12.6 3.5 10.8 -1.8 12.8 2 14 1.2
Barrel % 3 3 0 3 0 3.3 0.3 2.2 -1.1 .6 -1.6 5.5 4.9 5.4 -0.1
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 35.5 0.7
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 33.5 -1.8
xBA .26 .244 -0.016 .262 0.018 .23 -0.032 .242 0.012 .235 -0.007 .251 0.016 .235 -0.016
BA .262 .24 -0.022 .285 0.045 .249 -0.036 .285 0.036 .265 -0.02 .272 0.007 .251 -0.021
xwOBA .309 .305 -0.004 .316 0.011 .295 -0.021 .297 0.002 .286 -0.011 .308 0.022 .305 -0.003
wOBA .31 .3 -0.01 .336 0.036 .314 -0.022 .334 0.02 .305 -0.029 .337 0.032 .336 -0.001
xSLG .367 .344 -0.023 .366 0.022 .337 -0.029 .349 0.012 .306 -0.043 .382 0.076 .353 -0.029
SLG .386 .355 -0.031 .412 0.057 .388 -0.024 .423 0.035 .326 -0.097 .447 0.121 .43 -0.017
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 17.7 0.8
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 43.1 -4.8
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 20.2 1.4
In Zone % 43.6 44.7 1.1 47.9 3.2 48.6 0.7 49.1 0.5 47.8 -1.3 50.8 3 50 -0.8
Out of Zone % 56.4 55.3 -1.1 52.1 -3.2 51.4 -0.7 50.9 -0.5 52.2 1.3 49.2 -3 50 0.8
Out of Zone Swing % 32.9 29.2 -3.7 26.5 -2.7 23.9 -2.6 29.8 5.9 24.4 -5.4 27.9 3.5 22 -5.9
First Pitch Swing % 28.9 32.7 3.8 29.6 -3.1