Kyle Finnegan
P | B/T: R/R | 6' 2" 197LBS | Age: 31

Draft: 2013 | Rd: 6, #191, Oakland Athletics | Texas State

Stats

W L ERA G GS SV IP SO WHIP
2022 6 4 3.51 66 0 11 66.2 70 1.14
3 Seasons 12 13 3.43 159 0 22 157.1 165 1.32
G W-L ERA IP SO WHIP
2022 66 6-4 3.51 66.2 70 1.14
3 Seasons 159 12-13 3.43 157.1 165 1.32

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
2020 28 419 66 3 4.5 2.8 87.8 107.2 6.2 33.3 .222 .352 .276 .291 .350 28.8 25.2 12.1 2.92 3.55
2021 29 1209 189 14 7.4 4.8 88.9 113.4 9.0 29.1 .220 .360 .324 .299 .340 39.2 23.1 11.6 3.54 3.76
2022 30 1053 176 14 8.0 5.2 90.2 114.3 8.3 30.7 .222 .364 .288 .283 .350 43.8 26.1 8.2 3.51 3.29
Player 2681 431 31 7.2 4.6 89.3 114.3 8.3 30.4 .221 .360 .302 .291 .346 39.4 24.7 10.3
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.

Statcast Pitch Arsenal

Finnegan relies on 3 pitches.
Sinker
(78.8%) ,
Slider
(12.2%) ,
Split Finger
(9%) ,


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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
2020 51.5 19.7 22.7 6.1 21.2 37.9 40.9 3.0 42.4 21.2 22.7 3.0 4.5 2.8
2021 49.7 23.8 20.1 6.3 26.5 41.8 31.7 5.8 34.9 26.5 20.6 3.2 7.4 4.8
2022 48.9 21.0 23.9 6.3 33.5 37.5 29.0 4.0 41.5 21.6 19.9 5.1 8.0 5.2
Player 49.7 22.0 22.0 6.3 28.5 39.4 32.0 4.6 38.7 23.7 20.6 3.9 7.2 4.6
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.

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 Splitter WSH R 95 88.6 31.4 0.8 3 9.2 -1.9 -17
2022 Slider WSH R 128 89.0 26.7 -4.8 -15 2.9 -1.1 -28
2022 Sinker WSH R 830 97.0 13.8 -5.7 -29 11.6 -3.6 -23
2021 Splitter WSH R 147 87.5 29.3 -2.4 -7 10.0 -0.3 -3
2021 Sinker WSH R 827 95.6 14.5 -5.1 -26 11.6 -3.1 -21
2021 Slider WSH R 235 87.5 28.5 -4.4 -13 4.1 -0.2 -4
2020 4-Seamer WSH R 1 96.2 13.2 0.6 4 4.8 -2.8 -36
2020 Splitter WSH R 37 86.8 30.1 -1.7 -5 7.4 -3.6 -33
2020 Sinker WSH R 294 95.0 15.0 -5.0 -25 10.4 -4.1 -28
2020 Slider WSH R 87 87.2 29.5 -4.1 -12 5.1 1.0 23
! 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 Sinker -0.7 -6 830 78.8 207 .217 .354 .281 25.9 27.5 22.1 .207 .339 .272 45.9
2022 Slider 1.5 2 128 12.2 27 .280 .600 .426 41.0 22.2 15.4 .321 .572 .405 31.6
2022 Splitter -0.1 0 95 9.0 32 .200 .367 .247 26.9 21.9 18.4 .233 .346 .261 41.7
2021 Sinker 0.7 5 827 68.4 185 .267 .466 .372 20.8 22.2 15.6 .236 .396 .324 48.8
2021 Slider 0.5 1 235 19.4 65 .224 .259 .288 34.1 27.7 20.0 .174 .223 .224 17.1
2021 Splitter 1.3 2 147 12.2 40 .222 .361 .340 31.2 22.5 16.4 .226 .422 .317 29.6
2020 Sinker -0.9 -3 294 70.2 68 .262 .361 .339 20.0 19.1 15.1 .266 .422 .338 27.1
2020 Slider -1.1 -1 87 20.8 22 .143 .190 .170 51.3 40.9 31.0 .127 .251 .182 33.3
2020 Splitter -1.4 -1 37 8.8 12 .100 .100 .267 41.2 41.7 22.7 .115 .118 .205 40.0
2020 4-Seamer 97.5 1 1 0.2 1 1.000 2.000 1.250 0.0 0.0 -- .660 .696 .594 0.0
! Note: Years are in reverse order.
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Swing/Take

Runs
Year Team PA Pitches Heart Shadow Chase Waste All
2020 103 419 -2 -5 2 2 -3
2021 290 1,209 -1 -4 11 3 9
2022 266 1,052 -6 -8 8 2 -4
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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 419 51.1 63.6 78.7 24.9 52.9 42.2 56.7 44.6 28.3 10.3 88.4
2021 1,209 51.8 66.6 81.3 27.1 57.0 45.6 64.8 47.6 25.0 8.6 71.2
2022 1,053 53.6 69.1 76.4 26.4 59.7 44.3 61.8 49.3 27.7 8.9 79.8
Player 2,681 52.4 67.2 78.9 26.5 57.4 44.5 62.3 47.8 26.6 9.0 77.6
MLB 48.5 66.9 82.0 28.4 58.3 42.6 60.8 47.1 24.7 7.2 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
2020 70 67 71 72 42 74 81 58 91 60 18 62 24 81 2 75
2021 67 73 72 68 43 61 54 48 45 47 15 41 42 84 12 80
2022 74 69 60 50 75 58 36 10 11 70 45 66 17 93 12 70
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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 22.6 2 2.0 0 0 0 2 100.0
2021 24.7 9 9.2 0 4 7 3 33.3
2022 23.3 9 7.6 1 4 6 3 33.3
Player 23.8 20 18.8 1 8 13 8 40.0

Expected Home Runs by Park

Year HR
2020 2 2 2 2 2 2 0 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2
2021 9 10 11 8 10 10 9 10 10 7 8 10 8 6 10 10 10 10 8 10 10 9 9 9 9 10 10 8 8 9 11
2022 9 7 9 8 8 11 7 6 8 5 7 6 5 7 7 8 11 10 7 6 9 7 6 9 8 7 10 6 8 6 8
Player 20 19 22 18 20 23 16 18 20 14 17 18 15 15 19 20 23 22 17 18 21 18 17 20 19 19 22 16 18 17 21
! 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 +/-  
Fastball Velocity 95 95.6 0.6 97 1.4
Offspeed Velocity 86.8 87.5 0.7 88.6 1.1
Breaking Velocity 87.2 87.5 0.3 89 1.5
Exit Velocity 87.8 88.9 1.1 90.2 1.3
Launch Angle 6.2 9 2.8 8.3 -0.7
Barrel % 4.5 7.4 2.9 8 0.6
Hard Hit % 28.8 39.2 10.4 43.8 4.6
Sweet Spot % 33.3 29.1 -4.2 30.7 1.6
xBA .222 .22 -0.002 .222 0.002
BA .226 .251 0.025 .221 -0.03
xwOBA .291 .299 0.008 .283 -0.016
wOBA .276 .324 0.048 .288 -0.036
xSLG .352 .36 0.008 .364 0.004
SLG .312 .404 0.092 .381 -0.023
K% 25.2 23.1 -2.1 26.1 3
BB% 12.1 11.6 -0.5 8.2 -3.4
Swing % 44.6 47.6 3 49.3 1.7
Whiff% 28.3 25 -3.3 27.7 2.7
In Zone % 51.1 51.8 0.7 53.6 1.8
Out of Zone % 48.9 48.2 -0.7 46.4 -1.8
Out of Zone Swing % 24.9 27.1 2.2 26.4 -0.7
First Pitch Swing % 23.1 33.1 10 30 -3.1
First Pitch Strike % 56.7 64.8 8.1 61.8 -3
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Statcast Shift Statistics

vs RHHvs LHH
YearPAwOBAPAShifts%PAShifts%
2020 103 .276 59 4 6.8 44 25 56.8
2021 279 .331 150 16 10.7 129 63 48.8
2022 262 .289 147 17 11.6 115 67 58.3

Pitch Tempo

Bases EmptyRunners On Base
SeasonTeamPitchesTempoFast %Slow %PitchesTempoFast %Slow %
2020 102 25.1 0.0% 8.8% 90 29.0 0.0% 38.9%
2021 313 26.3 0.0% 17.9% 244 29.7 0.0% 48.4%
2022 297 25.5 0.0% 8.8% 179 28.2 0.0% 29.6%
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Pitch Distribution