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Kyle Hendricks
P | B/T: R/R | 6' 3" 190LBS | Age: 31

Draft: 2011 | Rd: 8, #264, Texas Rangers | Dartmouth
Poor Avg Great

Stats

W L ERA G GS SV IP SO WHIP
2021 0 1 3.00 2 2 0 9.0 10 1.33
8 Seasons 69 49 3.12 177 176 0 1056.1 892 1.11
G W-L ERA IP SO WHIP
2021 2 0-1 3.00 9.0 10 1.33
8 Seasons 177 69-49 3.12 1056.1 892 1.11

Statcast Statistics

Season Pitches Batted Balls Barrels Barrel % Exit Velocity Max EV Launch Angle Sweet Spot % XBA XSLG WOBA XWOBA XWOBACON HardHit% K% BB% ERA xERA
2015 2793 520 19 3.7 88 116.7 7.1 31.7 .242 .358 .297 .292 .347 29.5 22.6 5.8 3.95 3.63
2016 2888 523 18 3.4 86.6 114.3 10.1 28.9 .204 .307 .254 .250 .289 27.5 22.8 5.9 2.13 2.68
2017 2276 405 18 4.4 85 119 8.6 32.6 .249 .386 .291 .301 .353 29.3 21.6 7 3.03 3.92
2018 3051 598 34 5.7 86.5 118.3 10.3 32.6 .241 .385 .295 .297 .346 30.8 19.8 5.4 3.44 3.73
2019 2698 538 29 5.4 86.5 112.5 14.2 33.6 .245 .388 .290 .291 .343 31.5 20.5 4.4 3.46 3.77
2020 1162 242 11 4.5 86.2 110.8 11 34.3 .236 .381 .269 .273 .331 31.8 20.3 2.5 2.88 3.13
2021 148 26 1 3.8 84.6 105.3 2.2 42.3 .227 .345 .294 .290 .340 19.2 25 10 3.00 3.09
15016 2852 130 4.6 86.5 119 10.2 32.2 .236 .365 .284 .285 .335 29.9 21.4 5.4
6.4 88.3 122.2 11.9 32.8 .243 .402 .318 .313 .362 35.1 21.8 8.4

Statcast Pitch Arsenal

Hendricks relies on 4 pitches.
Sinker
(33.8%) ,
Changeup
(29.7%) ,
4-Seam Fastball
(23.6%) ,
Curveball
(12.8%) ,


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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 Sinker 50 46 4 33.8 86.3 15 15 1 1 0 0 0 4 11 .067 .219 .067 .262 .059 .208 85.2 -6 1800 6.0 10.7 28.6
2021 Changeup 44 22 22 29.7 79.1 12 11 3 1 1 0 1 4 8 .273 .259 .636 .546 .384 .332 78.7 19 1993 5.9 33.3 26.7
2021 4-Seam Fastball 35 2 33 23.6 86.0 9 5 3 3 0 0 0 1 4 .600 .201 .600 .248 .608 .417 87.6 4 2002 5.9 0.0 14.3
2021 Curveball 19 14 5 12.8 72.3 4 4 1 1 0 0 0 1 3 .250 .205 .250 .227 .223 .191 73.3 -22 2796 5.8 14.3 14.3
2020 Sinker 400 306 94 34.4 87.3 111 110 33 24 3 0 6 15 95 .300 .286 .491 .484 .338 .330 90.4 7 1863 5.9 18.5 17.2
2020 Changeup 336 118 218 28.9 79.7 117 114 26 18 6 0 2 26 89 .228 .206 .333 .286 .245 .220 81.5 10 2064 5.8 29.7 18.8
2020 4-Seam Fastball 233 23 210 20.1 87.4 51 46 9 6 1 0 2 12 35 .196 .239 .348 .478 .261 .327 89.6 20 1972 5.9 22.9 25.0
2020 Curveball 193 75 118 16.6 72.1 35 34 5 5 0 0 0 11 23 .147 .175 .147 .232 .146 .194 80.8 14 2810 5.7 30.3 16.7
! 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 53.5 14.2 27.1 5.2 34 38.7 27.3 2.5 41 18.1 27.7 3.8 3.7
2016 49.7 18.4 23.9 8 36.5 38 25.4 3.1 39 24.3 20.1 4.2 3.4
2017 52.1 17.3 25.2 5.4 34.6 42 23.5 7.4 36.3 19.5 25.2 4.4 4.4
2018 48.8 19.2 25.9 6 37.6 36.8 25.6 5.5 36 22.1 23.7 5.5 5.7
2019 43.7 22.7 25.1 8.6 35.9 38.1 26 6.1 29 26.2 25.8 5.2 5.4
2020 47.1 19 26.9 7 36.4 41.3 22.3 4.1 38.8 26.4 20.2 5 4.5
2021 50 7.7 30.8 11.5 38.5 26.9 34.6 11.5 34.6 23.1 26.9 0 3.8
49.2 18.4 25.6 6.8 35.9 38.6 25.5 4.8 36.4 22.5 24.1 4.7 4.6
45.3 22 25.6 7.1 36.6 37.9 25.5 3.5 33.5 24.3 24.5 5.6 6.4

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 Sinker CHC R 50 86.3 26.8 1.6 6 13.6 -0.6 -4
2021 Changeup CHC R 44 79.1 32.5 -2.6 -7 10.8 -3.1 -22
2021 Curveball CHC R 19 72.3 64.7 -0.1 0 15.5 3.6 30
2021 4-Seamer CHC R 35 86 20.4 -0.6 -3 7.2 0.8 13
2020 Curveball CHC R 193 72.1 66.3 1.4 2 14.3 2.7 24
2020 Changeup CHC R 336 79.7 31.1 -2.1 -6 11.4 -1.3 -10
2020 Sinker CHC R 400 87.3 25.9 0.4 2 12.5 -1.1 -8
2020 4-Seamer CHC R 233 87.4 20.7 -2 -11 5.7 -0.9 -13
2019 Sinker CHC R 1120 86.7 26.9 0.6 2 12.7 -1.3 -9
2019 Changeup CHC R 755 78.6 34.1 -0.6 -2 13.1 -0.7 -5
2019 Curveball CHC R 263 71.4 68 1.7 3 15.7 3.9 33
2019 4-Seamer CHC R 552 87.2 21.7 -1.9 -10 6.7 0.1 2
2018 Curveball CHC R 231 71.8 67.7 2 3 14.9 4.1 39
2018 4-Seamer CHC R 530 87.3 19.8 -0.7 -4 4.1 -1.8 -31
2018 Changeup CHC R 932 78.6 33.4 -0.1 0 11.2 -0.9 -7
2018 Sinker CHC R 1353 86.6 26.9 0.3 1 12.4 -1 -8
2017 Changeup CHC R 633 78.8 31.8 -0.3 -1 9.4 -2.7 -22
2017 Curveball CHC R 180 72.2 63.2 -0.3 -1 13.9 3.1 28
2017 Cutter CHC R 26 85.9 19.6 9.2 32 3.8 1.4 59
2017 4-Seamer CHC R 530 86 20.4 -0.6 -3 3.7 -3.7 -50
2017 Sinker CHC R 896 85.7 25.4 0.4 2 12.1 -0.5 -4
2016 4-Seamer CHC R 104 90.2 16.6 -0.4 -3 5.6 -2.4 -30
2016 Changeup CHC R 735 80.7 31.1 -0.2 -1 9.4 -3 -24
2016 Curveball CHC R 209 76 54.9 -2.3 -4 11.7 3.4 41
2016 Cutter CHC R 445 88.5 17.1 7.5 31 5.1 -5.3 -2240
2016 Sinker CHC R 1262 88.1 24.5 1.8 8 13 -0.7 -5
! 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 1.9 0 19 12.8 4 .25 .25 .225 14.3 25 14.3 .204 .227 .191 0
2021 4-Seamer 7.1 2 35 23.6 9 .6 .6 .611 0 11.1 14.3 .201 .248 .418 0
2021 Changeup -0.6 0 44 29.7 12 .273 .636 .377 33.3 33.3 26.7 .259 .546 .332 25
2021 Sinker -7.8 -4 50 33.8 15 .067 .067 .12 10.7 26.7 28.6 .219 .262 .208 27.3
2020 Curveball -2 -4 193 16.6 35 .147 .147 .149 30.3 31.4 16.7 .175 .232 .194 21.7
2020 4-Seamer -2.1 -5 233 20.1 51 .196 .348 .264 22.9 23.5 25 .239 .478 .327 40
2020 Sinker -0.4 -2 400 34.4 111 .3 .491 .343 18.5 13.5 17.2 .286 .484 .329 44.2
2020 Changeup -1.3 -4 336 28.9 117 .228 .333 .256 29.7 22.2 18.8 .206 .286 .22 18
2019 Curveball 0.1 0 263 9.7 48 .217 .239 .261 28.6 31.3 20.3 .209 .269 .224 35.5
2019 4-Seamer -1.5 -9 552 20.5 98 .14 .302 .228 27.3 25.5 21.7 .219 .441 .315 45.3
2019 Changeup -0.7 -5 755 28 278 .264 .415 .305 24.2 23.4 18.9 .231 .357 .258 20.3
2019 Sinker -0.1 -1 1120 41.5 302 .276 .44 .35 16.3 14.6 17.1 .276 .426 .328 37.2
2018 Curveball 2.7 6 231 7.6 29 .483 .759 .566 24.6 6.9 6.9 .282 .376 .287 37
2018 4-Seamer 0.2 1 530 17.4 80 .269 .567 .403 19.7 21.3 17.9 .303 .667 .453 52.9
2018 Changeup -1.6 -15 932 30.5 348 .18 .288 .221 32.6 29.6 21.1 .185 .28 .217 17.8
2018 Sinker -0.4 -6 1353 44.3 350 .292 .429 .349 9.8 11.1 14.4 .285 .438 .344 37.1
2018 N/A 1 0
2017 Cutter 0.9 0 26 1.1 6 .25 .25 .383 11.1 16.7 20 .242 .26 .38 66.7
2017 Curveball 1.9 3 180 7.9 17 .438 .688 .497 21.6 0 0 .384 .617 .437 50
2017 4-Seamer -0.9 -5 530 23.3 106 .264 .462 .364 20.5 16 15.7 .283 .479 .374 41.9
2017 Changeup -1.9 -12 633 27.8 213 .224 .327 .253 31.1 27.7 19.8 .226 .335 .25 18.1
2017 Sinker -0.8 -7 896 39.4 223 .239 .363 .308 9.1 19.7 19.5 .252 .387 .307 31.1
! 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 297 79.7 82 16 1:15 1:30 -15
2020 Curveball 178 72.1 85 22.4 7:15 7:30 -15
2020 4-Seam Fastball 205 87.4 92 15.3 12:45 12:45 0
2020 Sinker 376 87.3 83 15.7 12:45 2:00 -75
! 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
2014 319 1151 -7 -9 2 4 -10
2015 760 2879 -7 -14 11 8 -2
2016 809 3209 -17 -43 8 9 -44
2017 636 2534 -8 -35 18 6 -20
2018 814 3071 -16 -17 13 7 -13
2019 726 2690 -7 -28 15 5 -15
2020 342 1268 -9 -14 6 3 -14
2021 40 148 -1 -1 1 0 -1
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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 %
2015 2793 46.5 59.8 86 30.1 65.4 44.1 63.3 43.8 20.3 6.1 72
2016 2888 45.7 56.9 81.8 30.9 61.8 45 68.6 43.2 24.7 6.5 70.1
2017 2276 46 59.3 83.5 28.9 67.8 48 63.3 42.8 20.9 4.8 76.1
2018 3051 50.5 59.5 82 29.6 66.4 46.6 65.1 44.7 21.7 7.1 70.2
2019 2698 51.3 64.3 82.5 33.5 67.2 47.7 66.6 49.3 22 6.8 72
2020 1162 52.2 66.2 80 32 62.9 45.9 66.7 49.8 24.9 7.4 70.9
2021 148 49.3 68.5 88 29.3 68.2 39.2 65 48.6 18.1 9.5 78.6
15016 48.4 60.6 82.9 30.7 65.4 46.1 65.6 45.2 22.2 6.4 71.7
48.4 66.6 82.2 28.4 58.9 42.6 60.6 46.9 24.4 7.2 75.7

Percentile Rankings

Year xwOBA xBA xSLG xISO xOBP Brl Brl% EV HardHit% K% BB% Whiff% xERA FB Velo FB Spin CB Spin
2015 63 43 64 75 60 35 82 54 83 65 77 29 63 8 27 80
2016 96 90 92 91 95 41 91 90 93 64 80 62 96 5 9 96
2017 63 43 60 70 65 39 78 94 79 49 73 24 63 2 5 87
2018 60 46 51 56 71 11 66 90 85 32 91 29 60 2 4 90
2019 71 44 61 73 78 23 80 94 86 30 96 23 71 1 4 87
2020 83 52 56 60 93 19 81 87 82 30 99 38 83 4 1 83
2021 71 64 72 73 66 55 74 88 97 56 45 13 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 %
2019 22.8 19 19.1 0 9 16 7 36.8
2020 22.4 11 9.1 2 1 6 5 45.5
2021 21 1 1 0 0 0 1 100

Expected Home Runs by Park

Year HR
2019 19 18 23 20 25 16 19 21 22 19 27 20 13 17 18 23 14 19 14 20 15 18 16 19 16 22 21 16 22 17 22
2020 11 9 10 9 10 8 9 10 9 10 10 9 8 6 9 11 7 9 9 10 6 8 8 11 9 11 10 8 11 8 11
2021 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
! 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 88.8 88.3 -0.5 85.8 -2.5 86.8 1 86.9 0.1 87.3 0.4 86.2 -1.1
Offspeed Velocity 80.7 80.7 0 78.8 -1.9 78.6 -0.2 78.6 0 79.7 1.1 79.1 -0.6
Breaking Velocity 78.3 76 -2.3 72.2 -3.8 71.8 -0.4 71.4 -0.4 72.1 0.7 72.3 0.2
Exit Velocity 88 86.6 -1.4 85 -1.6 86.5 1.5 86.5 0 86.2 -0.3 84.6 -1.6
Launch Angle 7.1 10.1 3 8.6 -1.5 10.3 1.7 14.2 3.9 11 -3.2 2.2 -8.8
Barrel % 3.7 3.4 -0.3 4.4 1 5.7 1.3 5.4 -0.3 4.5 -0.9 3.8 -0.7
Hard Hit % 29.5 27.5 -2 29.3 1.8 30.8 1.5 31.5 0.7 31.8 0.3 19.2 -12.6
Sweet Spot % 31.7 28.9 -2.8 32.6 3.7 32.6 0 33.6 1 34.3 0.7 42.3 8
xBA .242 .204 -0.038 .249 0.045 .241 -0.008 .245 0.004 .236 -0.009 .227 -0.009
BA .244 .207 -0.037 .242 0.035 .247 0.005 .249 0.002 .24 -0.009 .229 -0.011
xwOBA .292 .25 -0.042 .301 0.051 .297 -0.004 .291 -0.006 .273 -0.018 .29 0.017
wOBA .297 .254 -0.043 .291 0.037 .295 0.004 .29 -0.005 .269 -0.021 .294 0.025
xSLG .358 .307 -0.051 .386 0.079 .385 -0.001 .388 0.003 .381 -0.007 .345 -0.036
SLG .38 .319 -0.061 .372 0.053 .391 0.019 .397 0.006 .372 -0.025 .343 -0.029
K% 22.6 22.8 0.2 21.6 -1.2 19.8 -1.8 20.5 0.7 20.3 -0.2 25 4.7
BB% 5.8 5.9 0.1 7 1.1 5.4 -1.6 4.4 -1 2.5 -1.9 10 7.5
Swing % 43.8 43.2 -0.6 42.8 -0.4 44.7 1.9 49.3 4.6 49.8 0.5 48.6 -1.2
Whiff% 20.3 24.7 4.4 20.9 -3.8 21.7 0.8 22 0.3 24.9 2.9 18.1 -6.8
In Zone Swing % 46.5 45.7 -0.8 46 0.3 50.5 4.5 51.3 0.8 52.2 0.9 49.3 -2.9
Out of Zone Swing % 53.5 54.3 0.8 54 -0.3 49.5 -4.5 48.7 -0.8 47.8 -0.9 50.7 2.9
First Pitch Swing % 24.4 25.1 0.7 20.2 -4.9 21.1 0.9 27.9 6.8 26 -1.9 40 14
First Pitch Strike % 63.3 68.6 5.3 63.3 -5.3 65.1 1.8 66.6 1.5 66.7 0.1 65 -1.7
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Statcast Shift Statistics

vs RHHvs LHH
YearPAwOBAPAShifts%PAShifts%
2016 707 .253 405 12 3.0 302 40 13.2
2017 569 .291 298 5 1.7 271 27 10.0
2018 807 .295 437 5 1.1 370 74 20.0
2019 729 .290 381 44 11.5 348 74 21.3
2020 313 .270 150 37 24.7 163 93 57.1
2021 40 .294 24 2 8.3 16 9 56.3

Pitch Distribution