Kyle Isbel
CF | B/T: L/R | 5' 11" 190LBS | Age: 26

Draft: 2018 | Rd: 3, #94, Kansas City Royals | UNLV

Stats

PA AB R H HR RBI SB AVG OBP SLG OPS
2023 96 91 8 19 1 9 2 .209 .250 .352 .602
3 Seasons 457 423 56 94 7 44 13 .222 .274 .359 .633
AVG HR RBI SB OPS
2023 .209 1 9 2 .602
3 Seasons .222 7 44 13 .633

Statcast Batting 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%
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 26 343 72 6 8.3 6.3 90.8 107.9 10.3 30.6 .234 .379 .262 .285 .332 48.6 19.8 4.2
Player 1738 309 17 5.5 3.7 89.6 111.2 11.9 30.7 .220 .328 .277 .267 .326 43.0 25.6 5.9
MLB 6.8 4.7 88.4 122.4 12.1 33.0 .245 .405 .316 .315 .368 36.0 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 48.6 27.8 16.7 6.9 41.7 45.8 12.5 5.6 34.7 25.0 19.4 6.9 8.3 6.3
Player 43.7 22.3 23.9 10.0 44.0 35.3 20.7 6.5 31.7 26.5 23.0 6.5 5.5 3.7
MLB 44.8 23.2 24.9 7.1 36.8 37.7 25.4 3.9 33.0 24.6 24.4 5.8 6.8 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 %
2023 4-Seamer 1.2 1 122 35.6 25 .391 .739 .494 12.2 16.0 13.8 .293 .530 .376 68.4
2023 Curveball -1.2 -1 49 14.3 13 .250 .417 .315 28.6 23.1 30.0 .234 .315 .277 66.7
2023 Changeup -3.1 -1 47 13.7 19 .111 .167 .150 10.3 26.3 35.7 .186 .293 .234 38.5
2023 Slider 1.6 1 33 9.6 10 .333 .444 .375 41.2 40.0 28.6 .222 .309 .275 60.0
2023 Sinker -6.6 -2 32 9.3 10 .100 .100 .090 27.8 30.0 33.3 .157 .195 .153 28.6
2023 Splitter -10.5 -3 25 7.3 9 .000 .000 .000 21.4 0.0 0.0 .222 .419 .272 22.2
2023 Cutter -1.2 0 20 5.8 4 .250 .500 .313 16.7 0.0 0.0 .435 .504 .407 50.0
2023 Sweeper -9.6 -1 10 2.9 4 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 .018 .029 .020 0.0
2023 Slurve -10.6 -1 5 1.5 2 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 -- .489 1.303 .754 100.0
2022 4-Seamer -3.6 -15 419 39.0 121 .171 .270 .222 17.5 27.3 30.0 .210 .324 .258 41.3
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 -0.9 -1 135 12.6 31 .194 .290 .210 30.6 29.0 18.4 .167 .214 .167 36.4
2022 Sinker -0.9 -1 109 10.1 37 .294 .500 .368 12.2 21.6 28.6 .242 .399 .310 53.8
2022 Curveball -1.5 -1 97 9.0 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 2.9 1 32 3.0 6 .333 .500 .358 27.3 33.3 28.6 .312 .410 .315 75.0
2022 Splitter 2.0 0 21 2.0 5 .250 .250 .320 50.0 60.0 50.0 .121 .137 .230 100.0
2021 4-Seamer -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 8.2 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 .410 .312 42.9
2021 Splitter -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 96 343 -8 -2 1 2 -7
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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 343 53.4 68.3 88.0 26.9 55.8 43.1 35.4 49.0 19.0 8.2 71.4
Player 1,738 50.3 65.8 85.1 28.7 58.5 45.2 24.9 47.4 21.7 7.5 76.9
MLB 48.5 66.9 82.0 28.4 58.2 42.6 29.5 47.1 24.7 7.3 76.1
! 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
2021 78 78 77
2022 74 68 98 72
2023 35 63 75 47
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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 24.5 1 1.7 -1 0 1 1 100.0
Player 24.2 7 10.2 -3 3 9 3 42.9

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 1 2 1 2 2 2 2 2 1 1 1 1 2 2 2 1 2 2 2 2 2 1 2 2 2 2 1 1 2 2 2
Player 7 10 9 15 12 10 11 10 8 7 6 8 12 10 11 13 11 10 10 11 10 7 12 12 8 9 13 10 12 9 10
! 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 +/-  
Exit Velocity 87.3 89.7 2.4 90.8 1.1
Launch Angle 19.0 10.6 -8.4 10.3 -0.3
Barrel % 3.8 4.9 1.1 8.3 3.4
Hard Hit % 30.2 44.6 14.4 48.6 4.0
Sweet Spot % 32.1 30.4 -1.7 30.6 0.2
xBA .204 .220 0.016 .234 0.014
BA .276 .211 -0.065 .209 -0.002
xwOBA .251 .266 0.015 .285 0.019
wOBA .333 .265 -0.068 .262 -0.003
xSLG .286 .323 0.037 .379 0.056
SLG .434 .340 -0.094 .352 0.012
K% 27.7 27.0 -0.7 19.8 -7.2
BB% 8.4 5.8 -2.6 4.2 -1.6
Swing % 49.5 46.3 -3.2 49.0 2.7
Whiff% 23.9 21.9 -2.0 19.0 -2.9
In Zone % 51.4 49.1 -2.3 53.4 4.3
Out of Zone % 48.6 50.9 2.3 46.6 -4.3
Out of Zone Swing % 32.7 28.2 -4.5 26.9 -1.3
First Pitch Swing % 22.9 21.9 -1.0 35.4 13.5
First Pitch Strike % 56.6 59.0 2.4 58.3 -0.7
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Statcast Shift Statistics

SeasonBat SidePAShifts%wOBA - No ShiftwOBA - Shift
2021 L 83 32 38.6 .292 .397
2022 L 277 157 56.7 .290 .248
2023 L 96 0 0.0 .262

Pitch Tempo