Kyle Schwarber
DH | Bats/Throws: L/R | 6' 0" 229LBS | Age: 31
Draft: 2014 | Rd: 1, #4, Chicago Cubs | Indiana
PA AB R H HR SB AVG OBP SLG OPS
2022 669 577 100 126 46 10 .218 .323 .504 .827
2023 720 585 108 115 47 0 .197 .343 .474 .817
2024 338 276 54 70 17 4 .254 .376 .460 .836
10 Seasons 4,306 3,643 633 833 263 26 .229 .342 .489 .831
AVG HR SB OPS
2022 .218 46 10 .827
2023 .197 47 0 .817
2024 .254 17 4 .836
10 Seasons .229 263 26 .831
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%
2015 22 1163 156 19 12.2 7.0 91.9 111.3 15.5 32.1 .241 .485 .364 .365 .464 42.3 28.2 13.2
2016 23 28 2 0 0.0 0.0 101.6 108.2 3.1 0.0 .260 .293 .138 .330 .478 100.0 40.0 20.0
2017 24 2110 272 41 15.1 8.4 89.6 116.1 18.6 29.8 .224 .488 .333 .347 .459 41.5 30.9 12.1
2018 25 2139 291 37 12.7 7.3 90.9 117.1 12.3 34.0 .245 .472 .343 .350 .450 45.0 27.5 15.3
2019 26 2539 379 55 14.5 9.0 93.5 117.6 15.5 35.6 .264 .555 .357 .376 .473 51.2 25.6 11.5
2020 27 955 125 14 11.2 6.3 92.8 114.9 8.8 28.8 .224 .441 .307 .340 .429 47.2 29.5 13.4
2021 28 1986 274 48 17.5 10.2 92.3 116.6 15.4 36.9 .265 .565 .392 .399 .510 52.2 27.0 13.6
2022 29 2878 379 76 20.1 11.4 93.3 114.8 19.2 35.4 .237 .535 .355 .375 .501 54.4 29.9 12.9
2023 30 3068 373 61 16.4 8.5 92.4 115.2 19.0 34.3 .220 .485 .350 .364 .460 48.8 29.9 17.5
2024 31 1387 187 22 11.8 6.5 93.4 115.2 15.0 29.4 .254 .484 .365 .371 .463 54.5 27.8 16.3
Player 18253 2438 373 15.3 8.7 92.3 117.6 16.2 33.6 .242 .508 .353 .367 .472 49.1 28.5 14.1
MLB 6.9 4.8 88.5 122.4 12.2 33.1 .245 .406 .316 .316 .369 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
2015 42.9 25.6 22.4 9.0 44.9 32.7 21.2 1.3 30.1 25.6 23.1 6.4 12.2 7.0
2016 100.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 100.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 50.0 0.0 50.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2017 38.6 30.9 18.4 12.1 37.9 38.6 23.5 5.5 23.9 29.4 19.5 5.5 15.1 8.4
2018 46.0 23.7 24.4 5.8 41.6 36.1 22.3 4.8 32.3 22.7 22.0 4.8 12.7 7.3
2019 38.8 28.8 24.0 8.4 40.9 31.1 28.0 2.4 27.7 25.9 19.8 9.0 14.5 9.0
2020 51.2 24.8 19.2 4.8 44.8 36.0 19.2 4.8 32.8 19.2 20.8 8.8 11.2 6.3
2021 39.4 33.6 20.8 6.2 43.8 36.1 20.1 2.9 26.6 24.5 21.2 6.9 17.5 10.2
2022 34.3 33.8 20.6 11.3 42.5 37.7 19.8 4.5 21.4 27.7 17.4 8.7 20.1 11.4
2023 34.6 33.8 20.1 11.5 52.5 32.7 14.7 2.1 27.1 30.8 16.9 6.7 16.4 8.5
2024 41.7 28.3 21.9 8.0 50.8 35.8 13.4 2.1 27.3 26.2 25.1 7.5 11.8 6.5
Player 39.5 30.0 21.4 9.0 44.3 35.1 20.6 3.4 27.0 26.4 20.1 7.2 15.3 8.7
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 4.8
! 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 1.2 5 423 30.5 111 .267 .570 .417 22.3 21.6 20.9 .280 .613 .437 59.4
2024 Slider 2.4 6 260 18.7 57 .271 .479 .368 43.4 35.1 23.8 .210 .391 .314 51.7
2024 Sinker 1.8 4 216 15.6 55 .370 .413 .405 29.5 21.8 30.8 .287 .422 .368 58.8
2024 Changeup -2.6 -3 134 9.7 30 .077 .077 .153 44.2 46.7 31.8 .195 .244 .259 41.7
2024 Cutter -0.3 0 104 7.5 26 .182 .364 .248 31.8 26.9 28.0 .202 .349 .266 47.1
2024 Sweeper 3.8 3 88 6.3 19 .286 .500 .479 48.4 36.8 21.9 .265 .527 .427 57.1
2024 Curveball 0.8 1 87 6.3 19 .222 .722 .400 24.1 26.3 17.2 .302 .732 .446 61.5
2024 Split-Finger 1.0 1 49 3.5 12 .182 .455 .300 40.9 25.0 18.8 .271 .609 .396 37.5
2024 Slurve 3.1 1 17 1.2 4 .500 .500 .575 50.0 25.0 25.0 .462 .617 .584 100.0
2024 Knuckleball -5.5 0 8 0.6 2 .000 .000 .000 50.0 50.0 100.0 .037 .038 .035 0.0
2023 4-Seam Fastball 0.4 4 971 31.6 234 .226 .523 .373 25.1 26.5 23.6 .235 .532 .379 53.7
2023 Slider -1.6 -8 507 16.5 109 .089 .178 .208 46.7 42.2 28.6 .143 .270 .262 37.8
2023 Sinker 1.9 8 449 14.6 125 .227 .660 .432 17.2 23.2 22.8 .275 .668 .453 52.2
2023 Changeup 1.6 6 343 11.2 79 .222 .429 .361 38.2 24.1 17.6 .256 .416 .370 43.2
2023 Cutter 1.3 4 281 9.2 58 .250 .563 .416 21.2 22.4 20.3 .220 .543 .380 51.4
2023 Curveball 3.4 9 280 9.1 56 .267 .711 .461 43.0 37.5 24.1 .237 .611 .418 58.3
2023 Sweeper 0.4 1 147 4.8 30 .074 .296 .203 42.2 56.7 27.9 .082 .250 .191 20.0
2023 Split-Finger -2.1 -2 76 2.5 22 .056 .056 .168 44.4 31.8 22.6 .197 .238 .284 27.3
2023 Slurve 4.2 0 10 0.3 -- -- -- 0.0 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
2023 Knuckleball 3.6 0 1 0.0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2022 4-Seam Fastball 1.4 13 920 32.0 208 .222 .550 .375 22.8 27.4 21.1 .248 .600 .403 60.2
2022 Slider 0.9 4 470 16.3 103 .198 .477 .348 40.4 41.7 26.2 .201 .513 .366 60.5
2022 Sinker 1.2 5 421 14.6 100 .298 .583 .434 17.7 17.0 17.2 .327 .629 .454 50.7
2022 Changeup 1.2 4 350 12.2 83 .182 .545 .320 40.8 39.8 28.7 .208 .511 .331 45.7
2022 Curveball -1.3 -4 338 11.7 78 .209 .358 .299 25.4 29.5 19.8 .196 .343 .298 36.4
2022 Cutter -0.3 -1 247 8.6 58 .200 .360 .325 28.0 19.0 15.5 .249 .490 .389 64.1
2022 Split-Finger -3.1 -2 63 2.2 22 .143 .381 .236 54.8 50.0 39.3 .154 .364 .241 60.0
2022 Sweeper 1.8 1 52 1.8 11 .222 .667 .423 31.3 36.4 28.6 .244 .732 .460 60.0
2022 Slurve 6.0 1 14 0.5 2 .500 2.000 1.000 40.0 50.0 25.0 .336 1.309 .684 100.0
2021 4-Seam Fastball 1.7 11 677 34.1 169 .262 .584 .402 23.3 26.0 22.7 .266 .620 .407 59.0
2021 Slider -1.0 -3 301 15.2 62 .143 .204 .255 39.3 32.3 20.2 .160 .268 .294 43.3
2021 Changeup 0.1 0 260 13.1 65 .233 .450 .337 30.4 23.1 20.5 .251 .515 .346 45.7
2021 Sinker 5.2 13 257 12.9 70 .436 .909 .606 17.0 21.4 21.1 .367 .766 .523 62.5
2021 Curveball 2.6 6 229 11.5 43 .270 .649 .447 43.1 37.2 20.8 .252 .556 .388 38.1
2021 Cutter 0.5 1 184 9.3 43 .297 .595 .421 31.7 30.2 26.0 .323 .648 .448 54.2
2021 Sweeper -1.8 -1 34 1.7 7 .167 .167 .229 45.5 42.9 30.0 .165 .185 .230 0.0
2021 Split-Finger -1.1 0 30 1.5 9 .000 .000 .333 33.3 11.1 9.1 .134 .225 .332 20.0
2021 Slurve -0.8 0 6 0.3 -- -- -- 0.0 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
2020 4-Seam Fastball 0.6 2 354 37.1 82 .215 .523 .410 25.3 23.2 20.7 .235 .524 .394 58.7
2020 Slider -1.6 -2 149 15.6 42 .154 .256 .218 39.1 40.5 25.4 .182 .315 .247 45.5
2020 Curveball 0.0 0 142 14.9 24 .167 .222 .302 40.0 45.8 30.6 .165 .286 .319 28.6
2020 Sinker 0.8 1 135 14.1 37 .229 .514 .315 16.7 24.3 22.0 .267 .569 .368 53.8
2020 Changeup -3.2 -3 106 11.1 19 .105 .316 .181 30.6 21.1 14.3 .262 .485 .310 33.3
2020 Cutter 0.5 0 59 6.2 14 .200 .200 .329 29.2 42.9 31.6 .185 .221 .327 25.0
2020 Split-Finger 4.0 0 10 1.0 5 .200 .200 .360 0.0 0.0 0.0 .249 .294 .241 0.0
2019 4-Seam Fastball 0.7 7 896 35.3 223 .238 .556 .380 21.5 19.3 15.2 .281 .601 .408 56.1
2019 Curveball -0.8 -3 375 14.8 62 .196 .339 .263 39.5 45.2 25.9 .188 .339 .256 48.3
2019 Sinker 2.7 10 366 14.4 101 .326 .753 .487 12.2 15.8 17.8 .330 .779 .479 50.7
2019 Slider -0.4 -1 359 14.1 88 .213 .480 .334 42.6 39.8 24.6 .215 .482 .333 47.6
2019 Changeup 0.5 2 336 13.2 76 .232 .449 .349 35.9 25.0 20.4 .273 .515 .362 48.0
2019 Cutter -1.1 -1 129 5.1 41 .263 .447 .324 25.4 24.4 29.4 .235 .393 .289 41.4
2019 Split-Finger 4.4 2 39 1.5 9 .444 .556 .439 35.3 33.3 23.1 .240 .406 .266 50.0
2019 Sweeper 1.9 0 9 0.4 -- -- -- 0.0 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
2019 Slurve -5.4 0 5 0.2 1 .000 .000 .000 60.0 100.0 33.3 -- -- .000 --
2018 4-Seam Fastball 0.2 2 724 33.8 172 .275 .507 .383 24.7 24.4 19.7 .256 .486 .373 38.8
2018 Sinker -0.6 -2 412 19.3 95 .229 .398 .322 17.8 20.0 16.2 .268 .453 .358 50.0
2018 Slider -1.4 -5 336 15.7 67 .156 .328 .225 46.9 52.2 27.8 .165 .325 .229 41.4
2018 Changeup 0.9 2 269 12.6 61 .245 .623 .395 35.3 23.0 18.2 .253 .506 .371 43.6
2018 Curveball 1.5 4 239 11.2 54 .269 .481 .366 37.6 40.7 24.7 .259 .538 .349 53.3
2018 Cutter 0.6 1 110 5.1 31 .192 .538 .365 19.6 16.1 20.8 .300 .714 .470 57.1
2018 Split-Finger -1.3 -1 43 2.0 10 .250 .250 .320 52.9 30.0 27.3 .142 .156 .244 40.0
2018 Slurve -0.4 0 2 0.1 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2018 Screwball 8.5 0 1 0.0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2018 Sweeper 6.4 0 1 0.0 -- -- -- -- -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
2017 4-Seam Fastball -0.1 -1 721 34.2 163 .200 .504 .358 26.5 33.1 22.6 .230 .562 .390 49.4
2017 Sinker -0.9 -4 444 21.0 121 .220 .410 .348 26.4 19.8 22.2 .227 .460 .358 40.8
2017 Slider -1.0 -3 286 13.6 68 .148 .262 .239 33.1 41.2 24.1 .144 .267 .237 30.3
2017 Curveball 1.2 3 255 12.1 41 .263 .553 .390 37.0 39.0 19.3 .244 .545 .353 40.9
2017 Changeup 3.7 8 201 9.5 53 .308 .750 .442 29.2 26.4 21.5 .289 .648 .393 42.1
2017 Cutter -2.1 -2 109 5.2 22 .190 .381 .261 35.7 27.3 24.0 .274 .382 .303 26.7
2017 Split-Finger 1.1 1 48 2.3 9 .125 .500 .300 33.3 33.3 20.0 .235 .685 .406 60.0
2017 Knuckleball -2.2 -1 27 1.3 6 .000 .000 .117 45.5 66.7 44.4 .005 .008 .122 0.0
2017 Sweeper -7.4 -1 7 0.3 2 .000 .000 .000 75.0 50.0 50.0 .000 .000 .000 0.0
! Note: Years are in reverse order.
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Swing/Take

Runs
Year Team PA Pitches Heart Shadow Chase Waste All
2015 302 1,281 6 -2 7 7 18
2016 25 100 -2 0 1 1 0
2017 505 2,186 -11 -20 19 12 0
2018 491 2,144 -2 -26 20 10 1
2019 601 2,514 -1 -24 26 13 14
2020 230 989 -2 -14 7 7 -2
2021 519 2,195 10 -20 28 12 30
2022 737 3,211 -11 -11 29 16 23
2023 769 3,295 5 -30 30 19 24
2024 336 1,387 8 -11 11 8 16
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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 %
2015 1,163 46.2 63.7 70.5 28.6 55.3 42.8 31.1 44.8 34.0 5.9 73.5
2016 28 39.3 54.5 66.7 29.4 40.0 42.9 20.0 39.3 45.5 7.1 100.0
2017 2,110 45.9 66.2 76.3 26.5 56.1 43.0 29.4 44.6 29.6 6.3 82.0
2018 2,139 46.1 64.8 76.7 21.9 50.8 45.1 27.9 41.7 30.0 6.2 76.5
2019 2,539 46.7 65.7 77.7 23.9 56.3 41.6 28.8 43.3 27.9 6.0 76.0
2020 955 43.8 62.2 78.1 27.9 60.0 42.2 24.2 42.9 28.0 6.6 69.8
2021 1,986 47.3 64.4 77.0 20.8 55.5 43.4 29.1 41.4 28.6 7.4 76.7
2022 2,878 48.5 60.6 77.1 21.7 52.3 44.0 25.5 40.6 29.0 6.3 70.2
2023 3,068 47.0 55.8 77.1 21.6 47.6 42.8 23.3 37.7 31.5 6.4 64.5
2024 1,387 47.6 60.2 74.3 20.5 47.7 41.0 27.1 39.4 33.0 7.4 78.4
Player 18,253 46.8 62.3 76.4 23.2 53.2 43.0 27.1 41.5 30.0 6.4 73.8
MLB 48.6 67.0 82.0 28.4 57.9 42.6 29.8 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
2015 84 56
2016 61 15
2017 69 7 79 93 48 87 96 84 99 82 5 84 16 55 47 5
2018 77 38 79 87 86 78 92 84 99 87 10 96 14 81 53 6
2019 90 63 92 94 79 95 94 99 99 99 23 82 25 81 54 3
2020 62 19 60 75 62 71 75 95 97 86 15 83 38 46 50 12 52
2021 95 70 94 96 94 82 96 90 98 93 16 94 25 90 44 2 44
2022 97 31 98 99 80 99 99 99 96 99 8 94 22 87 30 1 31
2023 87 10 84 95 86 96 96 94 96 88 12 99 16 86 7 1 23
2024 90 52 83 88 93 81 81 97 97 97 14 98 6 91 8 99 8
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Expected Home Runs

Year Team Avg HR Trot Actual HR xHR HR-xHR Doubters Mostly Gone No Doubters No Doubter %
2016 -- 0 0.5 -1 2 1 0 --
2017 23.9 31 29.9 1 9 13 19 61.3
2018 24.6 26 25.4 1 6 12 15 57.7
2019 24.8 38 35.5 3 18 24 18 47.4
2020 24.2 11 11.1 0 4 7 5 45.5
2021 23.4 35 35.5 -1 3 24 17 48.6
2022 24.2 52 49.6 2 12 29 24 46.2
2023 25.7 52 47.1 5 10 25 27 51.9
2024 25.6 17 17.3 0 2 9 10 58.8
Player 24.6 262 251.8 10 66 144 135 51.5

Expected Home Runs by Park

Year HR
2016 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 2 1 0 0
2017 31 30 30 29 30 31 33 29 25 28 29 35 31 27 29 29 28 29 30 29 30 34 32 32 28 28 29 35 33 32 23
2018 26 28 22 25 27 26 26 24 23 22 24 28 28 22 26 27 23 25 25 27 25 25 30 27 21 23 27 27 29 28 21
2019 38 39 37 36 40 36 42 31 33 26 35 41 39 34 35 32 30 29 35 40 37 39 46 37 27 30 31 41 42 36 29
2020 11 12 12 12 10 12 12 12 9 9 9 12 10 11 11 10 12 11 12 14 12 12 14 10 9 9 12 10 12 11 9
2021 35 41 30 33 38 36 40 39 26 27 33 35 32 31 41 40 37 37 35 37 37 32 41 39 36 35 38 40 35 33 32
2022 52 51 41 54 50 51 51 49 32 46 43 48 55 50 52 53 49 52 48 50 51 47 61 53 48 47 54 56 53 49 44
2023 52 44 40 50 50 47 52 46 45 44 43 46 49 47 53 49 52 45 47 53 46 45 57 51 42 46 47 46 48 46 37
2024 17 18 13 19 18 19 19 18 15 17 16 18 17 16 18 16 18 16 17 20 18 15 21 18 16 17 16 15 19 17 18
Player 262 263 225 259 264 258 276 248 208 219 232 265 262 238 265 257 249 244 250 271 256 249 303 268 227 235 255 272 272 252 213
! 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 +/-   2023 +/-   2024 +/-  
Exit Velocity 91.9 101.6 9.7 89.6 -12.0 90.9 1.3 93.5 2.6 92.8 -0.7 92.3 -0.5 93.3 1.0 92.4 -0.9 93.4 1.0
Launch Angle 15.5 3.1 -12.4 18.6 15.5 12.3 -6.3 15.5 3.2 8.8 -6.7 15.4 6.6 19.2 3.8 19.0 -0.2 15.0 -4.0
Barrel % 12.2 0.0 -12.2 15.1 15.1 12.7 -2.4 14.5 1.8 11.2 -3.3 17.5 6.3 20.1 2.6 16.4 -3.7 11.8 -4.6