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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
2021 492 445 70 121 14 50 12 .272 .335 .447 .783
9 Seasons 3536 3142 421 824 67 331 100 .262 .333 .393 .726
AVG HR RBI SB OPS
2021 .272 14 50 12 .783
9 Seasons .262 67 331 100 .726

Statcast Batting Statistics

Season Age Pitches Batted Balls Barrels Barrel % Exit Velocity Max EV Launch Angle Sweet Spot % XBA XSLG WOBA XWOBA XWOBACON HardHit% K% BB%
2015 25 2282 467 14 3 87.4 110.5 11.2 31.9 .251 .354 .310 .300 .319 35.2 15.5 5.9
2016 26 1370 266 8 3 86.8 107.5 10.9 30.1 .240 .337 .300 .300 .297 26.7 14.4 9.4
2017 27 1504 298 9 3 86.4 109.7 9.7 32.9 .253 .354 .336 .308 .314 28.9 14.6 10
2018 28 1512 302 10 3.3 87.6 107.1 9.1 26.5 .226 .331 .314 .291 .291 30.6 14.7 7.6
2019 29 2012 406 9 2.2 86.2 107.7 12.8 28.1 .233 .339 .334 .288 .292 25.4 15.1 8.6
2020 30 849 154 1 0.6 86.5 103.7 10.8 31.2 .234 .304 .305 .285 .278 26.6 14.4 9.6
2021 31 1815 365 20 5.5 88.3 107.1 12.8 35.3 .248 .374 .337 .305 .328 34.8 16.9 6.3
11344 2258 71 3.1 87.1 110.5 11.2 30.9 .242 .346 .321 .297 .306 30.3 15.2 7.9
6.6 88.3 122.2 12 32.9 .242 .402 .317 .312 .363 35.6 22 8.4




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%
2021 Fastballs 1051 58.1 278 249 78 47 20 1 10 27 224 .313 .277 .522 .426 .383 .339 88.6 15 12.1 12.3
2021 Breaking 516 28.5 135 123 25 13 8 1 3 45 79 .203 .196 .358 .283 .273 .247 83.2 12 31.8 24.1
2021 Offspeed 241 13.3 77 72 18 13 4 0 1 10 62 .250 .244 .347 .357 .284 .288 88.4 3 18.5 13.2
2020 Fastballs 532 63.0 137 118 37 32 2 2 1 12 109 .314 .257 .390 .341 .349 .310 84.5 10 8.7 8.9
2020 Breaking 218 25.8 41 37 8 7 1 0 0 13 24 .216 .169 .243 .209 .250 .217 86.6 8 34.2 17.3
2020 Offspeed 95 11.2 29 26 3 2 1 0 0 5 21 .115 .223 .154 .272 .176 .264 84.1 2 25.0 17.2
! 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 %
2015 45.6 17.8 28.5 8.1 37 40 22.9 4.1 35.8 22.5 27.4 3.2 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
2017 49.3 18.1 26.2 6.4 32.9 38.3 27.9 5 35.2 22.1 27.2 3.4 3
2018 53.3 17.9 21.5 7.3 37.1 39.1 23.8 5.3 38.4 22.2 21.5 5.6 3.3
2019 47 21.2 22.4 9.4 34.5 40.9 24.6 5.2 30.5 26.8 25.4 3.9 2.2
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
2021 43.8 23 26.8 6.3 37.8 37 25.2 4.9 32.6 26 25.2 5.8 5.5
47.7 19.4 25.4 7.6 36 38.6 25.3 4.7 35 24.5 25.5 4 3.1
45.1 22.5 25.4 7.1 36.6 37.8 25.5 3.7 33.2 24.4 24.4 5.7 6.6

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 N/A -29.6 -1 2 0.1 1 0 0 0 50 0 .345 .426 .32 0
2021 Splitter 7.3 2 30 1.7 9 .444 .778 .522 31.3 44.4 25 .233 .477 .297 60
2021 Cutter 1.6 2 100 5.5 28 .333 .704 .477 20.3 14.3 26.7 .293 .442 .328 39.1
2021 Curveball -0.5 -1 250 13.8 64 .127 .182 .202 30.6 32.8 22.1 .171 .21 .231 17.1
2021 Sinker 1.4 3 225 12.4 66 .323 .5 .402 6.7 1.5 2.7 .306 .435 .343 36.1
2021 Changeup -1 -2 209 11.5 67 .226 .29 .261 16.2 9 10 .244 .339 .287 32.1
2021 Slider 0.7 2 273 15 72 .261 .493 .334 32.9 34.7 26.3 .213 .337 .256 29.5
2021 4-Seamer 0.5 4 726 40 184 .306 .5 .394 12.4 12 13.2 .262 .42 .34 40
2020 Splitter 1.6 0 19 2.2 8 .143 .286 .244 33.3 25 28.6 .252 .298 .296 40
2020 Curveball -0.7 -1 116 13.7 19 .222 .278 .245 38.9 36.8 24.1 .119 .152 .148 9.1
2020 Cutter 2.7 2 60 7.1 20 .353 .471 .395 15.6 0 0 .261 .307 .295 22.2
2020 Changeup -0.8 -1 76 9 21 .105 .105 .152 22.9 14.3 13.6 .212 .263 .252 25
2020 Slider 0.6 1 106 12.5 22 .211 .211 .259 29.3 27.3 12.8 .215 .263 .276 38.5
2020 Sinker 1.6 2 146 17.2 39 .353 .412 .385 4.6 7.7 8.6 .281 .379 .339 29
2020 4-Seamer -1.4 -5 326 38.4 78 .284 .358 .327 9 11.5 10.3 .244 .33 .298 26.7
2019 Splitter 2.2 1 43 2.1 9 .333 .333 .3 37 44.4 28.6 .192 .22 .177 20
2019 Cutter -3.8 -5 130 6.5 40 .176 .235 .228 21.3 20 26.7 .178 .216 .224 20.7
2019 Curveball 1.4 3 209 10.4 45 .293 .512 .394 32.8 28.9 21.7 .264 .43 .328 28.6
2019 Slider -0.2 0 271 13.5 72 .284 .433 .344 33.6 29.2 21.6 .18 .265 .22 19.1
2019 Changeup -2.5 -7 289 14.4 92 .193 .25 .22 17.6 15.2 20.6 .17 .226 .188 24.3
2019 Sinker 1.9 6 317 15.8 99 .333 .471 .394 6.4 7.1 12.3 .282 .396 .331 30.5
2019 4-Seamer 1 7 718 35.7 180 .331 .5 .421 12.7 8.9 8.5 .279 .425 .357 25.6
2018 Splitter 1.4 0 32 2.1 8 .375 .375 .338 25 12.5 16.7 .259 .285 .248 57.1
2018 Cutter 3.6 3 72 4.8 20 .4 .4 .432 10 0 0 .319 .483 .421 31.3
2018 Curveball 0.3 0 138 9.1 21 .211 .316 .271 40 33.3 22.6 .147 .202 .204 16.7
2018 Changeup 2.7 5 183 12.1 47 .333 .5 .366 25.3 19.1 20.9 .247 .337 .285 27.8
2018 Slider -0.5 -1 201 13.3 56 .196 .333 .277 32.2 35.7 25.3 .143 .232 .203 21.9
2018 Sinker -1.8 -6 321 21.2 102 .202 .315 .265 7.7 7.8 17 .228 .356 .294 31
2018 4-Seamer 0 0 560 37 149 .258 .438 .358 13.3 10.1 11.5 .25 .356 .322 33.3
2017 Splitter -1.3 0 28 1.9 6 .333 .5 .358 20 0 0 .144 .227 .161 0
2017 Knuckleball 1.1 0 18 1.2 6 .333 .833 .475 9.1 0 0 .133 .197 .141 0
2017 Cutter -1.8 -1 79 5.3 24 .227 .455 .321 20 16.7 26.7 .252 .385 .306 16.7
2017 Curveball 1 2 168 11.2 32 .25 .357 .339 25.9 25 14.3 .2 .284 .291 30
2017 Changeup 1.9 2 132 8.8 36 .306 .417 .314 25.4 16.7 19.4 .274 .374 .281 40
2017 Slider 2.3 5 211 14 62 .294 .471 .371 31 29 23.7 .215 .318 .304 37.1
2017 Sinker -0.5 -1 275 18.3 75 .238 .302 .321 10.4 5.3 10 .249 .328 .31 24.6
2017 4-Seamer 0.6 3 572 38 153 .316 .434 .368 16.1 12.4 12.6 .297 .413 .347 30.8
! 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 1727 -1 -18 8 6 -5
2015 600 2207 -5 -17 10 12 0
2016 354 1351 -13 -11 8 9 -7
2017 394 1485 4 -15 11 10 9
2018 403 1509 -5 -16 15 8 2
2019 571 2087 3 -23 15 10 4
2020 222 901 -12 -1 6 5 -1
2021 508 1884 -3 -13 13 10 7
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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 2282 43.5 73.2 88 32.8 66 41.8 28.9 50.4 19.4 5.1 80.2
2016 1370 44.7 68.7 88.7 29.1 67.6 42.6 32.7 46.9 17.6 6.2 78.6
2017 1504 48 67.3 84.8 26.6 66.3 39.9 29.2 46.3 18.9 8.6 74.8
2018 1512 48.6 61.9 86.6 23.9 65.4 42.1 25.1 42.3 17.8 8.2 75.8
2019 2012 49 67.7 87.4 29.8 65.1 42.8 30.2 48 18.2 7 73.2
2020 849 47.9 65.4 87.6 24.2 67.3 46.6 23.1 43.9 15.8 6.6 69.6
2021 1815 50.8 67.2 88.2 27.9 61 45.7 26.2 47.9 18.8 6.4 73.5
11344 47.4 67.7 87.4 28.4 65.4 42.9 28.3 47 18.4 6.8 75.3
48.5 66.8 82 28.3 58.5 42.6 29.2 47 24.6 7.2 76

Percentile Rankings

Year xwOBA xBA xSLG xISO xOBP Brl Brl% EV HardHit% K% BB% Whiff% Speed OAA
2015 41 55 28 22 54 37 27 30 47 74 27 61 66
2016 25 29 9 11 62 9 18 15 10 82 68 76 66
2017 30 41 10 10 75 11 15 22 16 82 65 76 62 18
2018 18 16 7 11 38 10 14 28 18 84 40 81 66 91
2019 9 18 6 7 36 9 6 9 6 83 50 85 68 83
2020 12 30 4 2 45 1 1 15 6 90 57 94 45 80
2021 26 47 24 22 39 30 25 32 21 75 15 85 43 73
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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 10.1 1 9 7 4 36.4
2020 21.9 2 2.4 0 4 1 1 50
2021 22.3 14 14.2 0 9 11 6 42.9

Expected Home Runs by Park

Year HR
2019 11 11 15 11 13 10 10 10 12 7 16 12 7 7 9 11 7 9 9 10 6 10 10 11 9 12 10 9 8 10 12
2020 2 6 2 3 3 2 2 3 2 2 3 4 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 1 2 2 2 4 2 3 2 1 2 2
2021 14 19 18 15 16 14 13 15 14 13 17 17 8 12 13 15 10 14 11 15 9 13 14 16 16 16 15 12 15 14 17
! 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 +/-  
Exit Velocity 87.4 86.8 -0.6 86.4 -0.4 87.6 1.2 86.2 -1.4 86.5 0.3 88.3 1.8
Launch Angle 11.2 10.9 -0.3 9.7 -1.2 9.1 -0.6 12.8 3.7 10.8 -2 12.8 2
Barrel % 3 3 0 3 0 3.3 0.3 2.2 -1.1 .6 -1.6 5.5 4.9
Hard Hit % 35.2 26.7 -8.5 28.9 2.2 30.6 1.7 25.4 -5.2 26.6 1.2 34.8 8.2
Sweet Spot % 31.9 30.1 -1.8 32.9 2.8 26.5 -6.4 28.1 1.6 31.2 3.1 35.3 4.1
xBA .251 .24 -0.011 .253 0.013 .226 -0.027 .233 0.007 .234 0.001 .248 0.014
BA .262 .24 -0.022 .285 0.045 .249 -0.036 .285 0.036 .265 -0.02 .272 0.007
xwOBA .3 .3 0 .308 0.008 .291 -0.017 .288 -0.003 .285 -0.003 .305 0.02
wOBA .31 .3 -0.01 .336 0.036 .314 -0.022 .334 0.02 .305 -0.029 .337 0.032
xSLG .354 .337 -0.017 .354 0.017 .331 -0.023 .339 0.008 .304 -0.035 .374 0.07
SLG .386 .355 -0.031 .412 0.057 .388 -0.024 .423 0.035 .326 -0.097 .447 0.121
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
BB% 5.9 9.4 3.5 10 0.6 7.6 -2.4 8.6 1 9.6 1 6.3 -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
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
In Zone % 43.5 44.7 1.2 48 3.3 48.6 0.6 49 0.4 47.9 -1.1 50.8 2.9
Out of Zone % 56.5 55.3 -1.2 52 -3.3 51.4 -0.6 51 -0.4 52.1 1.1 49.2 -2.9
Out of Zone Swing % 32.8 29.1 -3.7 26.6 -2.5 23.9 -2.7 29.8 5.9 24.2 -5.6 27.9 3.7
First Pitch Swing % 28.9 32.7 3.8 29.2 -3.5 25.1 -4.1 30.2 5.1 23.1 -7.1 26.2 3.1
First Pitch Strike % 56.3 61.5 5.2 58.6 -2.9 57.5 -1.1 57 -0.5 56.7 -0.3 60.2 3.5
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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 533 162 30.4 .336 .321
2020 L 206 28 13.6 .286 .397
2021 L 491 97 19.8 .334 .348

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