Kyle Isbel
CF | Bats/Throws: L/R | 5' 11" 190LBS | Age: 27
Draft: 2018 | Rd: 3, #94, Kansas City Royals | UNLV
PA AB R H HR SB AVG OBP SLG OPS
2022 278 256 32 54 5 9 .211 .264 .340 .604
2023 313 292 45 70 5 7 .240 .282 .380 .662
2024 189 173 24 39 4 4 .225 .274 .347 .621
4 Seasons 863 797 117 184 15 22 .231 .280 .365 .645
AVG HR SB OPS
2022 .211 5 9 .604
2023 .240 5 7 .662
2024 .225 4 4 .621
4 Seasons .231 15 22 .645
MLB Percentile Rankings
Hits Spray Chart

Statcast Batting Statistics

Season Age Pitches Batted
Balls
Barrels Barrel % Barrel/PA Exit
Velocity
Max EV Launch
Angle
LA Sweet-
Spot %
XBA XSLG WOBA XWOBA XWOBACON HardHit% K% BB%
2021 24 321 53 2 3.8 2.4 87.3 111.0 19.0 32.1 .204 .286 .333 .251 .302 30.2 27.7 8.4
2022 25 1074 184 9 4.9 3.2 89.7 111.2 10.6 30.4 .220 .323 .265 .266 .330 44.6 27.0 5.8
2023 26 1127 236 13 5.5 4.2 89.4 110.6 14.6 32.2 .247 .375 .286 .289 .331 39.8 18.8 5.4
2024 27 662 145 7 4.8 3.7 89.4 109.0 6.9 25.5 .260 .394 .275 .305 .341 39.3 16.9 5.8
Player 3184 618 31 5.0 3.6 89.3 111.2 12.0 30.1 .237 .354 .281 .281 .331 40.3 21.9 5.9
MLB 6.9 4.7 88.5 122.4 12.2 33.1 .245 .406 .316 .315 .368 36.4 22.1 8.4
! Note: All figures in this table cover the period 2015-present.




Fastball: 4 Seam, 2 Seam, Cutter, Sinker. Offspeed: Split, Change, Fork, Screw. Breaking: Slider, Curve, Knuckle, Sweeper, Slurve, Other
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Batted Ball Profile

Season GB % FB % LD % PU % Pull % Straight % Oppo % Weak % Topped % Under % Flare/Burner % Solid % Barrel % Barrel/PA
2021 35.8 22.6 28.3 13.2 35.8 30.2 34.0 7.5 24.5 34.0 26.4 3.8 3.8 2.4
2022 44.0 20.1 25.5 10.3 47.3 32.6 20.1 6.5 32.6 25.0 23.4 7.1 4.9 3.2
2023 42.4 26.3 21.6 9.7 36.9 39.4 23.7 5.1 30.9 29.2 23.7 5.5 5.5 4.2
2024 54.5 21.4 18.6 5.5 38.6 36.6 24.8 6.9 40.7 21.4 22.8 3.4 4.8 3.7
Player 45.1 23.0 22.7 9.2 40.3 35.9 23.8 6.1 33.2 26.5 23.6 5.3 5.0 3.6
MLB 44.6 23.6 24.8 7.0 37.1 37.5 25.3 3.9 32.8 24.7 24.4 5.8 6.9 4.7
! Note: All figures in this table cover the period 2015-present.

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 %
2024 4-Seam Fastball 0.0 0 196 29.6 56 .250 .396 .332 13.5 17.9 16.9 .297 .507 .388 43.6
2024 Sinker 1.2 1 100 15.1 29 .360 .520 .424 5.6 10.3 13.0 .320 .442 .380 63.6
2024 Changeup -0.5 0 96 14.5 33 .212 .333 .262 16.3 12.1 16.7 .293 .411 .302 27.6
2024 Slider -1.3 -1 87 13.1 21 .158 .316 .225 23.3 19.0 11.4 .264 .449 .322 43.8
2024 Curveball -0.7 -1 84 12.7 16 .250 .313 .247 36.0 31.3 26.3 .140 .172 .135 27.3
2024 Cutter -4.6 -3 56 8.5 15 .267 .400 .287 12.9 26.7 44.4 .205 .262 .201 36.4
2024 Split-Finger -2.9 -1 29 4.4 14 .000 .000 .208 16.7 0.0 0.0 .214 .304 .223 28.6
2024 Sweeper -9.0 -1 14 2.1 5 .000 .000 .000 33.3 40.0 50.0 .005 .008 .004 0.0
2023 4-Seam Fastball 0.3 1 389 34.5 101 .308 .593 .402 12.7 13.9 14.4 .291 .503 .362 46.8
2023 Changeup -0.4 -1 144 12.8 50 .170 .255 .232 25.0 18.0 23.1 .180 .240 .213 18.4
2023 Slider 0.8 1 139 12.3 34 .290 .355 .300 30.9 26.5 18.8 .274 .356 .290 34.8
2023 Curveball -1.5 -2 132 11.7 27 .160 .240 .211 39.6 33.3 25.0 .178 .244 .219 56.3
2023 Sinker -4.2 -5 128 11.4 41 .211 .237 .235 15.1 26.8 37.9 .211 .301 .255 59.3
2023 Cutter 1.1 1 74 6.6 23 .261 .391 .280 13.2 8.7 11.8 .312 .436 .323 47.6
2023 Split-Finger -4.7 -3 66 5.9 23 .130 .130 .117 22.9 13.0 13.0 .213 .324 .230 20.0
2023 Sweeper 2.9 1 41 3.6 11 .364 .636 .423 17.6 18.2 14.3 .268 .320 .257 11.1
2023 Slurve -7.2 -1 8 0.7 2 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 -- .522 1.430 .798 100.0
2022 4-Seam Fastball -3.6 -15 420 39.1 120 .173 .273 .224 17.7 27.5 30.3 .209 .321 .257 40.5
2022 Changeup 0.7 1 159 14.8 34 .219 .281 .247 28.2 20.6 13.7 .244 .306 .267 44.0
2022 Slider -0.5 -1 127 11.8 30 .200 .300 .217 31.1 30.0 18.8 .165 .213 .166 33.3
2022 Sinker -1.2 -1 108 10.1 38 .286 .486 .358 11.8 21.1 27.6 .244 .406 .313 55.6
2022 Curveball -1.5 -2 98 9.1 20 .211 .263 .233 24.0 40.0 22.9 .173 .245 .210 45.5
2022 Cutter 1.3 1 95 8.8 22 .294 .765 .483 26.0 22.7 20.0 .319 .475 .413 46.2
2022 Sweeper 1.8 1 39 3.6 7 .286 .429 .307 25.0 28.6 25.0 .298 .385 .298 80.0
2022 Split-Finger 2.0 0 21 2.0 5 .250 .250 .320 50.0 60.0 50.0 .121 .137 .230 100.0
2021 4-Seam Fastball -1.7 -2 132 41.1 28 .174 .174 .254 26.7 32.1 25.0 .150 .171 .242 7.1
2021 Curveball 2.9 1 39 12.1 9 .333 .667 .417 35.7 33.3 16.7 .190 .268 .195 66.7
2021 Sinker 8.1 3 38 11.8 9 .750 1.125 .794 5.6 0.0 0.0 .303 .352 .331 37.5
2021 Changeup 2.4 1 37 11.5 10 .300 .500 .430 10.0 0.0 0.0 .390 .596 .418 40.0
2021 Cutter -6.6 -2 34 10.6 8 .125 .250 .156 25.0 37.5 60.0 .103 .181 .121 20.0
2021 Slider 4.4 1 30 9.3 13 .333 .583 .415 23.1 38.5 35.7 .250 .411 .312 42.9
2021 Split-Finger -15.2 -2 11 3.4 6 .000 .000 .000 50.0 50.0 50.0 .028 .042 .033 0.0
! Note: Years are in reverse order.
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Swing/Take

Runs
Year Team PA Pitches Heart Shadow Chase Waste All
2021 83 321 -1 0 0 1 0
2022 278 1,073 -8 -16 5 3 -16
2023 313 1,127 -10 -7 5 5 -8
2024 189 662 -4 -6 3 1 -6
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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 %
2021 321 51.4 65.5 85.2 32.7 52.9 47.4 22.9 49.5 23.9 9.7 80.6
2022 1,074 49.1 65.1 84.0 28.2 61.0 45.3 21.9 46.3 21.9 6.6 77.5
2023 1,127 52.1 63.5 89.0 28.7 52.9 44.5 28.1 46.9 20.5 8.0 68.9
2024 662 51.7 57.3 94.9 31.6 60.4 42.1 15.3 44.9 16.8 10.3 72.1
Player 3,184 50.9 62.9 88.0 29.5 57.3 44.6 22.8 46.5 20.6 8.2 73.5
MLB 48.6 67.0 82.0 28.4 57.9 42.6 29.7 47.2 24.8 7.3 76.2
! Note: All figures in this table cover the period 2015-present.

Percentile Rankings

Year xwOBA xBA xSLG xISO xOBP Brl Brl% EV Max EV Hard
Hit%
K% BB% Whiff% Chase
Rate
Speed OAA Arm
Strength
Bat
Speed
Swing
Length
2021 78 81 79
2022 74 69 98 72
2023 63 56 96 42
2024 35 60 41 32 34 17 19 55 51 47 75 18 89 28 67 77 39
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Expected Home Runs

Year Team Avg HR Trot Actual HR xHR HR-xHR Doubters Mostly Gone No Doubters No Doubter %
2021 23.0 1 1.2 0 1 1 0 0.0
2022 24.4 5 7.3 -2 2 7 2 40.0
2023 25.0 5 5.3 0 3 3 3 60.0
2024 24.9 4 4.0 0 2 3 1 25.0
Player 24.6 15 17.8 -3 8 14 6 40.0

Expected Home Runs by Park

Year HR
2021 1 1 2 2 2 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 2 1 1 1 1 1 0 1 1 1 1 2 1 1 1 2
2022 5 7 6 11 8 7 8 7 6 5 4 6 9 7 8 10 8 7 7 8 7 6 9 9 5 6 10 8 9 6 6
2023 5 6 5 5 4 4 6 6 3 5 3 5 6 6 6 5 6 6 6 6 6 5 7 6 6 5 5 5 6 5 4
2024 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 5 2 4 4 4 5 4 3 4 4 4 4 4 5 3 5 6 4 4 4 4 5 4 2
Player 15 18 17 22 18 16 19 19 12 15 12 16 21 18 18 21 19 18 18 19 19 14 22 22 16 16 21 18 21 16 14
! 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 2021 2022 +/-   2023 +/-   2024 +/-  
Exit Velocity 87.3 89.7 2.4 89.4 -0.3 89.4 0.0
Launch Angle 19.0 10.6 -8.4 14.6 4.0 6.9 -7.7
Barrel % 3.8 4.9 1.1 5.5 0.6 4.8 -0.7
Hard Hit % 30.2 44.6 14.4 39.8 -4.8 39.3 -0.5
LA Sweet-Spot % 32.1 30.4 -1.7 32.2 1.8 25.5 -6.7
xBA .204 .220 0.016 .247 0.027 .260 0.013
BA .276 .211 -0.065 .240 0.029 .225 -0.015
xwOBA .251 .266 0.015 .289 0.023 .305 0.016
wOBA .333 .265 -0.068 .286 0.021 .275 -0.011
xSLG .286 .323 0.037 .375 0.052 .394 0.019
SLG .434 .340 -0.094 .380 0.040 .347 -0.033
K% 27.7 27.0 -0.7 18.8 -8.2 16.9 -1.9
BB% 8.4 5.8 -2.6 5.4 -0.4 5.8 0.4
Swing % 49.5 46.3 -3.2 46.9 0.6 44.9 -2.0
Whiff% 23.9 21.9 -2.0 20.5 -1.4 16.8 -3.7
In Zone % 51.4 49.1 -2.3 52.1 3.0 51.7 -0.4
Out of Zone % 48.6 50.9 2.3 47.9 -3.0 48.3 0.4
Out of Zone Swing % 32.7 28.2 -4.5 28.7 0.5 31.6 2.9
First Pitch Swing % 22.9 21.9 -1.0 28.1 6.2 15.3 -12.8
First Pitch Strike % 56.6 59.0 2.4 61.3 2.3 58.7 -2.6
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Statcast Fielder Positioning

wOBA
SeasonAlignment TypeBat SidePAShifts/Shades%No Shift/ShadeShift/Shade
2021 Shifts L 83 43 51.8 .289 .373
2022 Shifts L 277 177 63.9 .299 .248
2023 Shades L 312 138 44.2 .289 .279
2024 Shades L 189 96 50.8 .215 .331
! 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 %
2021 92 16.7 30.4% 4.3% 43 22.5 0.0% 16.3%
2022 298 17.9 17.4% 3.7% 186 22.0 0.0% 7.5%
2023 296 14.9 52.4% 0.7% 198 18.5 8.1% 0.0%
2024 196 15.3 44.9% 0.0% 114 17.8 11.4% 0.0%
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Statcast Rankings