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Kris Bubic
P | B/T: L/L | 6' 3" 225LBS | Age: 24

Draft: 2018 | Rd: CB-A, #40, Kansas City Royals | Stanford
Poor Avg Great

Stats

W L ERA G GS SV IP SO WHIP
2021 6 6 4.52 28 19 0 123.1 109 1.40
2 Seasons 7 12 4.47 38 29 0 173.1 158 1.43
G W-L ERA IP SO WHIP
2021 28 6-6 4.52 123.1 109 1.40
2 Seasons 38 7-12 4.47 173.1 158 1.43

Statcast Statistics

Season Age Pitches Batted Balls Barrels Barrel % Exit Velocity Max EV Launch Angle Sweet Spot % XBA XSLG WOBA XWOBA XWOBACON HardHit% K% BB% ERA xERA
2020 23 932 149 12 8.1 87.1 108.5 11.5 35.6 .272 .453 .336 .350 .410 36.2 22.1 9.9 4.32 5.38
2021 24 2110 354 31 8.8 88.6 112.6 8.9 34.2 .249 .437 .339 .344 .385 38.7 20.6 11.2 4.52 5.22
3042 503 43 8.5 88.1 112.6 9.7 34.6 .256 .441 .338 .346 .392 38 21 10.8
6.6 88.3 122.2 12 32.9 .242 .402 .317 .312 .363 35.6 22 8.4

Statcast Pitch Arsenal

Bubic relies on 3 pitches.
4-Seam Fastball
(51.8%) ,
Changeup
(30.9%) ,
Curveball
(17.3%) ,


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Pitch Tracking

Year Pitch Type # # RHB # LHB % MPH PA AB H 1B 2B 3B HR SO BBE BA XBA SLG XSLG WOBA XWOBA EV LA Spin Ext. Whiff% PutAway%
2021 4-Seam Fastball 1094 876 218 51.8 90.8 249 205 43 27 11 0 5 51 156 0.210 0.239 0.337 0.393 0.307 0.344 88.7 12 2069 6.6 20.8 18.7
2021 Changeup 651 572 79 30.9 80.0 209 189 48 27 6 1 14 50 139 0.254 0.252 0.519 0.477 0.358 0.347 87.6 11 1602 6.6 28.4 23.1
2021 Curveball 365 305 60 17.3 78.4 71 67 23 15 4 2 2 8 59 0.343 0.269 0.552 0.457 0.397 0.337 89.6 -4 2617 6.3 20.9 9.0
2020 4-Seam Fastball 505 436 69 54.2 91.4 111 97 29 21 4 0 4 31 66 0.299 0.294 0.464 0.487 0.372 0.379 89.4 13 2177 6.8 23.4 25.8
2020 Changeup 278 243 35 29.9 79.6 86 78 19 10 4 1 4 14 64 0.244 0.265 0.474 0.473 0.335 0.348 83.8 14 1740 6.7 31.1 15.7
2020 Curveball 148 112 36 15.9 78.5 24 23 4 4 0 0 0 4 19 0.174 0.207 0.174 0.238 0.176 0.220 82.1 -7 2567 6.6 11.6 6.9


Batted Ball Profile

Season GB % FB % LD % PU % Pull % Straight % Oppo % Weak % Topped % Under % Flare/Burner % Solid % Barrel %
2020 46.3 16.8 28.2 8.7 41.6 35.6 22.8 10.1 30.2 18.8 28.2 4.7 8.1
2021 47.7 22.6 23.7 5.9 40.4 37.9 21.8 4.5 37.9 20.9 21.5 6.5 8.8
47.3 20.9 25 6.8 40.8 37.2 22.1 6.2 35.6 20.3 23.5 6 8.5
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

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 Curveball KC L 364 78.4 59.6 5.1 9 8.2 -1.4 -14
2021 4-Seamer KC L 1086 90.8 17.8 -1.1 -7 6.3 -0.5 -8
2021 Changeup KC L 647 80 35.1 -0.2 0 12.7 -1.1 -8
2020 4-Seamer KC L 503 91.4 16.3 0 0 6 -0.8 -11
2020 Curveball KC L 147 78.5 56.4 2.3 4 10.1 0.2 2
2020 Changeup KC L 274 79.6 32.7 -1.9 -6 12.6 -0.8 -6
! 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 Curveball 2.7 10 365 17.3 71 0.343 0.552 0.401 20.9 11.3 9 0.269 0.457 0.336 35.6
2021 Changeup 1.3 8 651 30.9 209 0.254 0.519 0.369 28.4 23.9 23.1 0.252 0.477 0.347 39.6
2021 4-Seamer -0.6 -6 1094 51.8 249 0.21 0.337 0.315 20.8 20.5 18.7 0.239 0.393 0.345 39.1
2020 Curveball -1.2 -2 148 15.9 24 0.174 0.174 0.179 11.6 16.7 6.9 0.207 0.238 0.22 15.8
2020 Changeup 0.9 3 278 29.8 86 0.244 0.474 0.35 31.1 16.3 15.7 0.265 0.473 0.348 37.5
2020 4-Seamer 0.9 5 505 54.2 111 0.299 0.464 0.392 23.4 27.9 25.8 0.294 0.487 0.378 40.9
! Note: Years are in reverse order.
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Spin Direction

Year Pitch Type Pitches MPH Active Spin % Total Movement (In.) Spin-Based Observed Deviation
2020 Changeup 237 79.7 99 16.1 10:00 10:00 0
2020 Curveball 132 78.4 75 18 5:00 4:45 15
2020 4-Seam Fastball 425 91.4 91 16.9 11:00 11:15 -15
2021 Changeup 649 80 97 14.8 10:00 9:45 15
2021 Curveball 365 78.4 83 19.7 5:00 5:15 -15
2021 4-Seam Fastball 1084 90.8 91 16.1 11:00 11:15 -15
! Note: This table is showing data from the PITCHER perspective.
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Swing/Take

Runs
Year Team PA Pitches Heart Shadow Chase Waste All
2020 221 931 1 -8 8 4 5
2021 529 2110 5 -20 17 10 12
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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 %
2020 932 49.2 68.6 77.4 21.8 66 38 47.7 44.8 24.6 8.9 79.5
2021 2110 49.6 65.5 82.8 24 57.6 43.2 55.4 44.6 23.7 7.3 82.5
3042 49.5 66.4 81.1 23.3 60.1 41.6 53.1 44.7 24 7.8 81.4
48.5 66.8 82 28.3 58.5 42.6 60.6 47 24.6 7.2 76

Percentile Rankings

Year xwOBA xBA xSLG xISO xOBP Brl Brl% EV HardHit% K% BB% Whiff% xERA FB Velo FB Spin CB Spin
2020 20 19 24 35 18 13 35 71 55 42 35 35 20 29 30 59
2021 17 31 25 21 14 17 34 54 49 29 18 32 17 17 15 71
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Expected Home Runs

Year Team Avg HR Trot Actual HR xHR HR-xHR Doubters Mostly Gone No Doubters No Doubter %
2020 23.5 8 7.9 0 6 2 6 75
2021 23 21 23.4 -2 4 11 16 76.2

Expected Home Runs by Park

Year HR
2020 8 10 10 8 9 8 7 9 8 8 7 9 6 7 7 8 7 8 9 7 6 8 8 8 9 8 8 7 9 7 8
2021 21 24 24 24 27 25 21 25 22 25 24 26 16 21 23 25 19 23 21 24 18 22 23 25 25 25 28 23 26 21 28
! 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 +/-  
Fastball Velocity 91.4 90.8 -0.6
Offspeed Velocity 79.6 80 0.4
Breaking Velocity 78.5 78.4 -0.1
Exit Velocity 87.1 88.6 1.5
Launch Angle 11.5 8.9 -2.6
Barrel % 8.1 8.8 0.7
Hard Hit % 36.2 38.7 2.5
Sweet Spot % 35.6 34.2 -1.4
xBA 0.272 0.249 -0.023
BA 0.263 0.247 -0.016
xwOBA 0.35 0.344 -0.006
wOBA 0.336 0.339 0.003
xSLG 0.453 0.437 -0.016
SLG 0.434 0.443 0.009
K% 22.1 20.6 -1.5
BB% 9.9 11.2 1.3
Swing % 44.8 44.6 -0.2
Whiff% 24.6 23.7 -0.9
In Zone % 49.2 49.6 0.4
Out of Zone % 50.8 50.4 -0.4
Out of Zone Swing % 21.8 24 2.2
First Pitch Swing % 21.2 24.2 3
First Pitch Strike % 47.7 55.4 7.7
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Statcast Shift Statistics

vs RHHvs LHH
YearPAwOBAPAShifts%PAShifts%
2020 221 .336 190 32 16.8 31 19 61.3
2021 529 .339 440 59 13.4 89 35 39.3

Pitch Distribution