Kyle Dowdy
P | Bats/Throws: R/R | 6' 1" 210LBS | Age: 31
Draft: 2015 | Rd: 12, #370, Detroit Tigers | Houston
W L ERA G GS SV IP SO WHIP
2019 2 1 7.25 13 1 0 22.1 17 1.97
2022 0 0 0.00 2 0 0 6.1 3 1.26
2 Seasons 2 1 5.65 15 1 0 28.2 20 1.81
G W-L ERA IP SO WHIP
2019 13 2-1 7.25 22.1 17 1.97
2022 2 0-0 0.00 6.1 3 1.26
2 Seasons 15 2-1 5.65 28.2 20 1.81
MLB Percentile Rankings
Pitch Distribution

Statcast 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% ERA xERA
2019 26 438 74 6 8.1 5.5 90.6 111.3 9.6 40.5 .296 .490 .377 .393 .411 41.9 15.5 16.4 7.25 7.32
2022 29 95 20 1 5.0 3.7 89.1 112.9 14.2 20.0 .235 .323 .267 .310 .279 35.0 11.1 11.1 0.00 4.00
Player 533 94 7 7.4 5.1 90.3 112.9 10.6 36.2 .284 .456 .355 .376 .382 40.4 14.6 15.3
MLB 6.9 4.7 88.4 122.4 12.2 33.1 .245 .406 .316 .315 .369 36.3 22.1 8.4
! Note: All figures in this table cover the period 2015-present.

Statcast Pitch Arsenal

Dowdy relies on 3 pitches.
Curveball
(40.0%) ,
Four Seamer
(37.9%) ,
Cutter
(22.1%) ,


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Pitch Tracking



Batted Ball Profile

Season GB % FB % LD % PU % Pull % Straight % Oppo % Weak % Topped % Under % Flare/Burner % Solid % Barrel % Barrel/PA
2019 44.6 16.2 35.1 4.1 32.4 36.5 31.1 4.1 36.5 17.6 27.0 5.4 8.1 5.5
2022 50.0 35.0 10.0 5.0 25.0 55.0 20.0 0.0 50.0 30.0 10.0 5.0 5.0 3.7
Player 45.7 20.2 29.8 4.3 30.9 40.4 28.7 3.2 39.4 20.2 23.4 5.3 7.4 5.1
MLB 44.6 23.5 24.9 7.0 37.0 37.6 25.3 3.9 32.9 24.7 24.4 5.8 6.9 4.7
! Note: All figures in this table cover the period 2015-present.

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
2022 4-Seam Fastball CIN R 36 96.2 13.2 0.2 1 3.5 -3.8 -52
2022 Cutter CIN R 21 91.1 26.0 -1.7 -7 6.5 4.3 193
2022 Curveball CIN R 38 81.4 52.4 2.0 4 14.2 5.7 67
2019 Changeup TEX R 20 85.3 25.8 -4.5 -15 14.0 0.2 1
2019 4-Seam Fastball TEX R 295 95.2 15.3 -0.7 -5 8.3 0.9 11
2019 Curveball TEX R 61 78.1 62.7 7.0 13 9.5 -1.0 -9
2019 Slider TEX R 62 87.2 33.6 0.7 2 4.7 1.2 33
! 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 %
2022 Curveball 6.2 2 38 40.0 12 .091 .091 .133 14.3 16.7 15.4 .189 .225 .224 22.2
2022 4-Seam Fastball -0.9 0 36 37.9 7 .333 .333 .357 0.0 0.0 0.0 .194 .212 .254 50.0
2022 Cutter 2.5 1 21 22.1 8 .333 .333 .400 16.7 12.5 25.0 .361 .615 .489 40.0
2019 4-Seam Fastball -0.4 -1 295 67.4 76 .293 .483 .420 13.1 9.2 11.7 .324 .556 .452 44.2
2019 Slider -5.7 -4 62 14.2 12 .455 .636 .492 37.9 16.7 10.5 .355 .475 .384 55.6
2019 Curveball -9.0 -6 61 13.9 18 .235 .412 .361 38.5 38.9 28.0 .177 .311 .224 27.3
2019 Changeup 0.7 0 20 4.6 3 .000 .000 .000 37.5 33.3 25.0 .170 .193 .156 0.0
! Note: Years are in reverse order.
! Note: To better align with other values, positive numbers (red) are good, and negative numbers (blue) are poor.
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Spin Direction

Year Pitch Type Pitches MPH Active Spin % Total Movement (In.) Spin-Based Observed Deviation
2022 Curveball 38 81.4 84 20.3 7:00 7:45 -45
2022 Cutter 21 91.1 48 9.3 11:00 10:15 45
2022 4-Seam Fastball 36 96.2 87 16.1 12:30 12:30 0
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Swing/Take

Runs
Year Team PA Pitches Heart Shadow Chase Waste All
2019 109 438 -4 5 -8 -3 -10
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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 %
2019 438 47.5 67.3 82.9 19.6 64.4 39.7 53.2 42.2 21.6 8.9 76.9
2022 95 42.1 70.0 96.4 27.3 73.3 40.0 51.9 45.3 9.3 6.3 83.3
Player 533 46.5 67.7 85.1 21.1 66.7 39.8 52.9 42.8 19.3 8.4 77.8
MLB 48.6 67.0 82.0 28.5 58.0 42.6 60.9 47.1 24.8 7.3 76.1
! Note: All figures in this table cover the period 2015-present.

Percentile Rankings

Year xwOBA /
xERA
xBA xSLG xISO xOBP Brl Brl% EV Hard
Hit%
K% BB% Whiff% Chase
Rate
FB
Velo
FB
Spin
CB
Spin
Extension
2019 78 10 44 91
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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 22.9 4 4.2 0 5 4 0 0.0
Player 22.9 4 4.2 0 5 4 0 0.0

Expected Home Runs by Park

Year HR
2019 4 6 4 5 5 4 4 5 3 3 4 5 4 4 4 4 4 4 3 5 5 4 5 6 4 4 3 4 6 4 2
Player 4 6 4 5 5 4 4 5 3 3 4 5 4 4 4 4 4 4 3 5 5 4 5 6 4 4 3 4 6 4 2
! 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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Statcast Fielder Positioning

vs RHHvs LHH
YearAlignment TypePAwOBAPATotal%PATotal%
2019 Shifts 109 .377 72 5 6.9 37 10 27.0
2022 Shifts 27 .267 12 4 33.3 15 15 100.0
! Note: Shifts are through the 2022 season, Shaded starting from the 2023 season, Shift: three or more infielders are on the same side of second base, Shade: positioned outside of their typical responsible slices of the field.
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Pitch Tempo

Bases EmptyRunners On Base
SeasonTeamPitchesTempoFast %Slow %PitchesTempoFast %Slow %
2019 98 17.1 16.3% 1.0% 107 21.5 0.9% 5.6%
2022 23 17.4 13.0% 0.0% 17 21.2 0.0% 0.0%
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Pitch Distribution