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
2023 120 106 11 17 0 8 0 .160 .250 .189 .439
11 Seasons 4153 3678 497 949 82 386 117 .258 .332 .392 .724
AVG HR RBI SB OPS
2023 .160 0 8 0 .439
11 Seasons .258 82 386 117 .724

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
2023 32 482 81 1 1.2 0.8 84.5 107.9 12.7 24.7 .196 .269 .211 .258 .269 25.9 21.7 8.3
Player 13875 2688 91 3.4 2.5 87.0 110.5 11.6 31.1 .244 .352 .319 .303 .314 30.6 15.8 8.1
MLB 6.8 4.7 88.4 122.4 12.1 33.0 .245 .405 .316 .315 .368 36.0 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, 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
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
2023 45.7 32.1 14.8 7.4 39.5 37.0 23.5 6.2 35.8 30.9 19.8 6.2 1.2 0.8
Player 47.1 20.3 25.0 7.6 36.8 37.8 25.3 4.8 35.0 25.0 24.7 4.4 3.4 2.5
MLB 44.8 23.2 24.9 7.1 36.8 37.7 25.4 3.9 33.0 24.6 24.4 5.8 6.8 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 %
2023 4-Seamer -0.2 0 147 30.5 35 .333 .444 .401 9.9 8.6 8.3 .287 .365 .369 40.0
2023 Slider 1.6 1 69 14.3 17 .188 .188 .200 23.5 29.4 17.9 .211 .274 .241 18.2
2023 Sinker -5.2 -3 65 13.5 19 .056 .056 .132 17.2 21.1 19.0 .130 .174 .165 7.1
2023 Cutter -4.8 -3 62 12.9 16 .067 .067 .100 18.5 12.5 18.2 .259 .431 .321 30.8
2023 Curveball -2.4 -1 57 11.8 11 .000 .000 .064 30.0 36.4 16.7 .056 .111 .129 16.7
2023 Changeup -2.9 -1 47 9.8 14 .167 .167 .229 35.0 28.6 20.0 .222 .284 .289 25.0
2023 Splitter -2.7 0 17 3.5 4 .250 .250 .225 66.7 50.0 50.0 .034 .035 .030 50.0
2023 Sweeper -2.5 0 14 2.9 2 .000 .000 .000 40.0 50.0 25.0 .007 .014 .009 0.0
2023 Slurve -12.6 0 2 0.4 1 .000 .000 .000 100.0 100.0 100.0 -- -- .000 --
2022 4-Seamer 2.0 13 671 32.7 179 .313 .542 .424 13.9 10.6 10.4 .268 .417 .369 32.3
2022 Sinker -1.6 -5 323 15.8 91 .280 .366 .326 10.0 6.6 7.8 .284 .401 .330 46.8
2022 Curveball -0.6 -2 311 15.2 49 .111 .244 .208 27.8 40.8 22.2 .161 .252 .235 36.0
2022 Slider -1.2 -3 288 14.1 67 .136 .339 .245 31.3 31.3 20.8 .162 .308 .236 26.8
2022 Changeup -0.2 0 232 11.3 59 .222 .352 .287 25.5 20.3 18.2 .226 .269 .255 27.9
2022 Cutter 5.0 7 136 6.6 29 .462 .923 .595 20.3 6.9 6.9 .281 .440 .351 41.7
2022 Splitter 0.0 0 42 2.0 11 .182 .182 .164 43.5 45.5 33.3 .174 .207 .169 66.7
2022 Sweeper -1.1 0 35 1.7 7 .167 .167 .229 30.8 28.6 18.2 .088 .146 .184 25.0
2022 Slurve -5.4 0 8 0.4 2 .000 .000 .000 50.0 50.0 50.0 .151 .212 .153 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 0.6 2 263 14.5 69 .258 .500 .336 32.4 34.8 26.7 .209 .340 .254 31.0
2021 Curveball -0.3 -1 233 12.8 60 .137 .196 .216 29.0 28.3 20.0 .183 .226 .246 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 -0.5 -1 202 11.1 66 .230 .295 .265 15.3 9.1 10.3 .250 .347 .291 32.7
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 3.6 1 36 2.0 10 .400 .700 .470 28.6 40.0 21.1 .223 .457 .282 50.0
2021 Sweeper 2.1 0 15 0.8 3 .333 .333 .300 33.3 66.7 20.0 .296 .311 .267 0.0
2021 Slurve -4.7 0 9 0.5 3 .000 .000 .000 75.0 100.0 60.0 -- -- .000 --
2020 4-Seamer -1.5 -5 337 39.7 80 .265 .338 .316 8.9 11.3 10.5 .227 .313 .290 27.9
2020 Sinker 1.7 2 138 16.3 38 .382 .441 .400 4.7 7.9 8.3 .308 .410 .352 29.0
2020 Curveball -1.1 -1 114 13.4 18 .222 .278 .219 37.1 38.9 25.9 .119 .152 .117 9.1
2020 Slider 0.8 1 108 12.7 23 .250 .250 .287 29.5 26.1 13.0 .227 .271 .281 35.7
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 3.0 2 53 6.2 18 .333 .467 .413 17.2 0.0 0.0 .278 .334 .319 25.0
2020 Splitter 3.5 1 19 2.2 7 .167 .333 .279 37.5 28.6 22.2 .284 .315 .324 25.0
2020 Sweeper -5.0 0 5 0.6 1 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 .109 .122 .118 0.0
2020 Slurve 21.8 0 2 0.2 1 -- -- .700 -- 0.0 0.0 -- -- .700 --
2019 4-Seamer 0.9 7 722 35.9 183 .327 .487 .423 12.6 8.7 8.5 .288 .432 .365 24.6
2019 Sinker 1.5 5 311 15.5 95 .341 .494 .395 6.5 7.4 12.5 .285 .401 .327 32.5
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 -0.3 -1 264 13.1 71 .277 .400 .306 34.8 29.6 23.3 .190 .284 .241 20.0
2019 Curveball 1.4 3 210 10.4 45 .293 .512 .394 32.8 28.9 21.3 .264 .430 .328 28.6
2019 Cutter -4.7 -6 126 6.3 39 .147 .206 .192 20.3 20.5 26.7 .176 .212 .210 17.2
2019 Splitter 3.7 2 46 2.3 10 .333 .333 .278 37.0 40.0 25.0 .216 .247 .254 20.0
2019 Sweeper 10.2 1 10 0.5 2 1.000 2.000 1.250 0.0 0.0 0.0 .381 .419 .349 50.0
2018 4-Seamer 0.2 1 543 35.9 147 .262 .444 .369 12.7 8.8 10.7 .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 -0.6 -1 197 13.0 55 .196 .333 .275 32.6 36.4 26.0 .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 0 138 9.1 22 .211 .316 .262 41.2 31.8 21.9 .155 .213 .238 16.7
2018 Cutter 3.4 3 76 5.0 20 .400 .400 .432 9.4 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
2018 Sweeper 8.0 0 1 0.1 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2018 Slurve -4.3 0 1 0.1 -- -- -- 0.0 -- -- -- -- -- --
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 2.5 5 202 13.4 60 .306 .490 .375 33.0 30.0 25.4 .227 .335 .318 39.4
2017 Curveball 0.7 1 176 11.7 34 .233 .333 .319 23.4 23.5 13.1 .190 .269 .277 27.3
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
2017 Sweeper 19.1 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
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 -12 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 -6 17 12 8
2023 120 482 -8 -8 3 2 -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 %
2015 2,282 43.8 72.7 87.6 32.9 66.3 41.9 28.9 50.4 19.4 5.2 80.7
2016 1,370 44.7 68.7 88.8 29.2 67.9 42.6 32.7 46.9 17.6 6.1 79.5
2017 1,504 47.9 67.4 84.8 26.5 66.3 39.7 29.6 46.3 18.9 8.6 75.0
2018 1,512 48.8 61.8 86.6 23.8 65.2 42.2 25.1 42.3 17.8 8.2 75.8
2019 2,012 49.0 67.7 87.5 29.9 65.1 42.9 30.5 48.0 18.2 7.0 73.4
2020 849 47.8 65.3 87.5 24.4 67.6 46.5 23.2 43.9 15.8 6.6 69.6
2021 1,815 50.7 67.2 88.2 28.0 61.4 45.6 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
2023 482 49.7 61.3 88.4 28.0 52.9 44.1 25.8 44.6 20.9 7.0 79.4
Player 13,875 47.9 66.9 87.1 27.6 64.2 42.7 27.3 46.4 18.7 7.0 75.0
MLB 48.5 66.9 82.0 28.4 58.2 42.6 29.5 47.1 24.7 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
2015 44 60 31 23 56 37 27 31 80 42 74 27 61 25 66
2016 26 29 8 11 63 9 18 15 54 10 82 68 76 47 65
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 14 24 6 7 47 9 6 8 55 6 83 50 85 41 68 82
2020 11 29 4 2 45 1 1 15 18 6 90 57 94 65 44 62 1
2021 25 47 24 23 38 30 25 33 46 22 75 15 85 46 43 61 2
2022 37 28 20 22 61 29 27 14 59 25 72 65 78 86 22 3 3
2023 2 4 1 2 8 1 2 1 36 4 49 45 72 43 41 24 2
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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 3.7 1 6 3 1 20.0
2017 21.1 4 5.6 -2 6 4 2 50.0
2018 22.2 9 8.1 1 2 6 3 33.3
2019 21.1 11 9.5 2 10 9 2 18.2
2020 21.9 2 2.2 0 3 2 1 50.0
2021 22.3 14 12.1 2 7 9 5 35.7
2022 23.0 15 13.3 2 6 8 7 46.7
Player 22.1 60 54.3 6 40 41 21 35.0

Expected Home Runs by Park

Year HR
2016 5 4 4 6 3 3 3 4 3 3 2 6 4 3 3 4 1 3 3 5 3 3 6 4 4 4 3 8 3 4 2
2017 4 4 5 7 7 6 7 7 6 4 4 9 5 4 6 7 4 6 6 4 5 4 9 7 4 4 4 9 6 5 2
2018 9 9 5 9 10 8 9 8 9 7 8 11 8 7 8 9 8 8 7 9 7 8 9 8 8 7 9 9 8 7 5
2019 11 12 7 13 11 11 11 10 6 6 7 16 11 9 8 10 10 8 9 10 7 10 13 10 10 8 7 10 9 10 5
2020 2 3 3 3 2 4 2 2 1 1 1 1 5 2 2 3 3 2 2 1 2 1 5 2 3 1 1 1 3 1 2
2021 14 13 11 14 12 11 13 16 9 8 9 17 14 9 10 13 11 12 13 13 11 11 17 13 12 10 14 15 11 11 9
2022 15 15 11 17 14 13 13 14 12 10 11 16 17 12 13 15 14 14 11 13 13 10 20 14 12 10 14 13 15 13 10
Player 60 60 46 69 59 56 58 61 46 39 42 76 64 46 50 61 51 53 51 55 48 47 79 58 53 44 52 65 55 51 35
! 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 +/-   2023 +/-  
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 87.0 -1.3 84.5 -2.5
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 2.0 14.0 1.2 12.7 -1.3
Barrel % 3.0 3.0 0.0 3.0 0.0 3.3 0.3 2.2 -1.1 0.6 -1.6 5.5 4.9 5.4 -0.1 1.2 -4.2
Hard Hit % 33.8 26.3 -7.5 28.9 2.6 30.9 2.0 25.4 -5.5 26.6 1.2 34.8 8.2 35.5 0.7 25.9 -9.6
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 24.7 -8.8
xBA .260 .244 -0.016 .262 0.018 .230 -0.032 .242 0.012 .235 -0.007 .251 0.016 .235 -0.016 .196 -0.039
BA .262 .240 -0.022 .285 0.045 .249 -0.036 .285 0.036 .265 -0.020 .272 0.007 .251 -0.021 .160 -0.091
xwOBA .309 .305 -0.004 .316 0.011 .295 -0.021 .297 0.002 .286 -0.011 .308 0.022 .305 -0.003 .258 -0.047
wOBA .310 .300 -0.010 .336 0.036 .314 -0.022 .334 0.020 .305 -0.029 .337 0.032 .336 -0.001 .211 -0.125
xSLG .367 .344 -0.023 .366 0.022 .337 -0.029 .349 0.012 .306 -0.043 .382 0.076 .353 -0.029 .269 -0.084
SLG .386 .355 -0.031 .412 0.057 .388 -0.024 .423 0.035 .326 -0.097 .447 0.121 .430 -0.017 .189 -0.241
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 21.7 4.0
BB% 5.9 9.4 3.5 10.0 0.6 7.6 -2.4 8.6 1.0 9.6 1.0 6.3 -3.3 9.3 3.0 8.3 -1.0
Swing % 50.4 46.9 -3.5 46.3 -0.6 42.3 -4.0 48.0 5.7 43.9 -4.1 47.9 4.0 43.1 -4.8 44.6 1.5
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 3.0 20.2 1.4 20.9 0.7
In Zone % 43.8 44.7 0.9 47.9 3.2 48.8 0.9 49.0 0.2 47.8 -1.2 50.7 2.9 50.0 -0.7 49.7 -0.3
Out of Zone % 56.2 55.3 -0.9 52.1 -3.2 51.2 -0.9 51.0 -0.2 52.2 1.2 49.3 -2.9 50.0 0.7 50.3 0.3
Out of Zone Swing % 32.9 29.2 -3.7 26.5 -2.7 23.8 -2.7 29.9 6.1 24.4 -5.5 28.0 3.6 22.0 -6.0 28.0 6.0
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 21.0 -5.3 25.8 4.8
First Pitch Strike % 56.3 61.5 5.2 59.4 -2.1 57.6 -1.8 57.4 -0.2 57.0 -0.4 60.3 3.3 55.6 -4.7 57.5 1.9
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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 482 97 20.1 .334 .348
2022 L 493 202 41.0 .331 .346
2023 L 120 1 0.8 .213 .000

Pitch Tempo

Bases EmptyRunners On Base
SeasonTeamPitchesTempoFast %Slow %PitchesTempoFast %Slow %
2013 69 16.2 33.3% 0.0% 26 21.5 0.0% 3.8%
2014 486 16.1 37.9% 1.2% 241 22.2 1.2% 6.2%
2015 671 16.9 34.3% 2.8% 314 22.7 7.6% 15.9%
2016 414 16.4 35.5% 4.3% 212 23.7 4.7% 17.0%
2017 420 16.3 37.1% 1.2% 269 22.5 3.0% 7.8%
2018 498 15.5 41.4% 1.0% 270 21.3 1.1% 6.3%
2019 596 16.2 35.4% 0.7% 290 22.5 1.0% 11.7%
2020 316 16.0 38.6% 0.6% 101 21.7 0.0% 9.9%
2021 630 16.7 30.3% 1.6% 231 22.4 0.4% 7.4%
2022 662 17.1 29.3% 1.7% 344 22.2 1.2% 4.7%
2023 105 15.3 48.6% 0.0% 47 16.6 19.1% 0.0%
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Statcast Rankings