Kyle Seager
3B | B/T: L/R | 6' 0" 216LBS | Age: 35

Draft: 2009 | Rd: 3, #82, Seattle Mariners | UNC Chapel Hill

Stats

PA AB R H HR RBI SB AVG OBP SLG OPS
2021 670 603 73 128 35 101 3 .212 .285 .438 .723
11 Seasons 6204 5561 705 1395 242 807 55 .251 .321 .442 .763
AVG HR RBI SB OPS
2021 .212 35 101 3 .723
11 Seasons .251 242 807 55 .763

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%
2015 27 2537 529 37 7.0 5.4 89.3 109.3 16.8 36.1 .282 .467 .335 .353 .385 34.6 14.3 7.9
2016 28 2583 491 44 9.0 6.5 90.3 109.2 16.8 36.3 .293 .512 .363 .377 .417 41.3 16.0 10.2
2017 29 2565 474 41 8.6 6.3 88.3 109.1 21.0 35.2 .258 .477 .326 .344 .380 33.9 16.9 8.9
2018 30 2489 449 25 5.6 4.0 89.8 110.5 18.5 37.0 .246 .411 .288 .305 .365 39.6 21.9 6.0
2019 31 1821 309 26 8.4 5.9 89.5 107.1 18.4 36.9 .258 .487 .332 .350 .394 39.7 19.4 9.9
2020 32 963 176 18 10.2 7.3 89.1 108.7 17.7 30.7 .252 .472 .338 .365 .364 39.8 13.3 12.9
2021 33 2554 446 55 12.3 8.2 89.0 111.0 19.5 35.7 .221 .452 .308 .319 .383 40.1 24.0 8.8
Player 15512 2874 246 8.6 6.1 89.4 111.0 18.4 35.8 .259 .467 .326 .343 .386 38.1 18.3 8.8
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
2015 36.5 25.5 30.8 7.2 40.3 35.5 23.1 2.3 26.3 30.6 27.4 4.2 7.0 5.4
2016 36.9 26.7 28.5 7.9 39.5 32.6 27.9 2.4 24.0 27.7 26.9 7.7 9.0 6.5
2017 32.9 35.7 21.9 9.5 37.6 38.4 24.1 2.5 21.7 36.1 22.4 7.6 8.6 6.3
2018 34.7 32.1 24.9 8.2 41.9 38.3 19.8 1.6 23.6 33.0 27.8 8.2 5.6 4.0
2019 33.7 32.7 26.5 7.1 35.6 40.5 23.9 2.9 23.3 29.4 27.8 6.8 8.4 5.9
2020 36.4 36.4 19.3 8.0 35.8 41.5 22.7 3.4 23.3 34.1 22.7 6.3 10.2 7.3
2021 33.4 37.7 19.7 9.2 43.3 33.0 23.8 3.8 23.1 35.0 17.9 7.8 12.3 8.2
Player 34.9 31.7 25.2 8.2 39.6 36.4 23.7 2.6 23.7 32.2 24.8 7.0 8.6 6.1
MLB 44.8 23.2 24.9 7.1 36.8 37.6 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 %
2021 4-Seamer 1.9 14 752 29.4 215 .283 .609 .410 16.9 11.6 12.2 .278 .633 .418 48.8
2021 Slider -1.1 -5 446 17.5 116 .162 .314 .250 43.1 33.6 30.0 .172 .332 .253 25.4
2021 Changeup 0.9 3 370 14.5 85 .165 .329 .262 41.3 31.8 26.2 .185 .353 .268 26.9
2021 Curveball -0.7 -3 368 14.4 82 .154 .295 .215 41.8 43.9 33.3 .135 .244 .186 31.0
2021 Sinker -0.6 -2 309 12.1 92 .238 .405 .311 11.6 13.0 22.6 .315 .588 .409 54.2
2021 Cutter 4.6 7 159 6.2 43 .300 .775 .460 27.2 18.6 16.7 .221 .495 .326 37.5
2021 Splitter -0.3 0 103 4.0 25 .043 .043 .164 47.7 40.0 30.3 .109 .140 .155 30.8
2021 Sweeper -1.4 0 34 1.3 7 .143 .571 .286 53.3 57.1 44.4 .128 .220 .148 33.3
2021 Slurve -5.5 -1 12 0.5 3 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 .162 .177 .146 0.0
2020 4-Seamer -1.3 -4 344 35.7 109 .180 .404 .308 10.4 6.4 8.1 .259 .566 .401 48.2
2020 Changeup 2.1 4 175 18.2 35 .296 .407 .423 25.4 14.3 11.6 .362 .501 .449 31.8
2020 Slider -0.6 -1 155 16.1 33 .154 .308 .280 27.6 24.2 16.0 .151 .295 .275 21.1
2020 Curveball -1.2 -1 121 12.6 24 .167 .208 .165 40.5 41.7 25.0 .138 .229 .156 21.4
2020 Sinker 9.7 10 107 11.1 36 .552 .897 .622 8.3 2.8 5.0 .354 .590 .442 46.7
2020 Cutter -2.7 -1 50 5.2 7 .143 .286 .179 42.9 28.6 12.5 .105 .228 .139 20.0
2020 Splitter -1.1 0 6 0.6 -- -- -- 100.0 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
2020 Sweeper 0.2 0 5 0.5 1 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 .165 .165 .151 0.0
2019 4-Seamer -1.1 -7 626 34.4 153 .195 .414 .315 14.9 16.3 14.8 .260 .553 .375 46.8
2019 Sinker 5.4 16 294 16.1 72 .450 1.000 .633 6.2 1.4 1.7 .411 .827 .541 49.2
2019 Curveball 0.2 0 257 14.1 47 .167 .286 .247 32.2 42.6 18.7 .173 .230 .229 27.3
2019 Slider 2.2 5 248 13.6 72 .246 .415 .333 31.8 31.9 25.6 .230 .384 .309 38.1
2019 Changeup -2.7 -6 230 12.6 60 .158 .211 .188 33.0 15.0 12.9 .209 .314 .246 20.8
2019 Cutter 1.1 1 88 4.8 19 .235 .588 .342 22.2 10.5 9.5 .280 .604 .387 50.0
2019 Splitter 2.9 1 33 1.8 9 .333 .667 .417 35.3 33.3 20.0 .213 .332 .233 16.7
2019 Sweeper -4.2 -1 13 0.7 3 .000 .000 .233 50.0 33.3 20.0 .124 .136 .319 0.0
2019 Slurve -13.8 0 3 0.2 1 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 -- .135 .146 .122 0.0
2018 4-Seamer -0.9 -7 802 32.2 194 .224 .408 .309 18.7 18.6 15.9 .257 .470 .346 46.0
2018 Sinker -0.3 -1 520 20.9 150 .252 .468 .342 8.8 10.7 13.7 .312 .506 .375 49.6
2018 Slider 0.5 2 378 15.2 93 .250 .364 .289 34.8 34.4 23.2 .239 .330 .270 26.8
2018 Curveball -2.8 -8 299 12.0 70 .103 .221 .141 40.0 42.9 31.3 .141 .247 .170 30.8
2018 Changeup 1.1 3 269 10.8 67 .262 .477 .338 23.1 16.4 15.1 .204 .299 .233 20.0
2018 Cutter -3.5 -4 123 4.9 31 .179 .286 .226 20.6 16.1 20.0 .261 .512 .340 33.3
2018 Splitter 1.4 1 51 2.0 11 .182 .727 .364 41.7 54.5 30.0 .168 .444 .260 80.0
2018 Sweeper -0.7 0 17 0.7 2 .000 .000 .350 11.1 0.0 0.0 .076 .079 .384 0.0
2018 Knuckleball -6.2 -1 15 0.6 4 .250 .250 .225 0.0 0.0 0.0 .324 .378 .312 25.0
2018 Slurve -8.5 -1 10 0.4 3 .000 .000 .000 40.0 33.3 20.0 .178 .208 .171 50.0
2017 4-Seamer 0.2 2 712 27.8 190 .290 .543 .404 11.7 12.1 12.8 .298 .650 .436 43.2
2017 Sinker -0.6 -3 533 20.8 141 .286 .476 .347 9.2 8.5 10.8 .273 .463 .338 37.6
2017 Slider -0.8 -3 401 15.6 90 .159 .293 .221 35.8 30.0 19.3 .164 .250 .219 22.8
2017 Curveball 0.2 1 355 13.8 77 .211 .451 .301 30.6 28.6 19.5 .202 .383 .280 26.0
2017 Changeup 1.1 4 317 12.4 78 .274 .507 .353 29.5 17.9 18.2 .325 .557 .393 30.5
2017 Cutter 1.1 1 106 4.1 30 .222 .333 .315 27.5 20.0 18.8 .245 .356 .301 23.8
2017 Splitter -5.3 -5 86 3.4 26 .080 .080 .096 28.3 15.4 14.3 .217 .308 .244 23.8
2017 Sweeper 2.4 0 20 0.8 4 .250 .500 .313 33.3 25.0 16.7 .263 .320 .253 33.3
2017 Slurve -5.1 -1 11 0.4 3 .000 .000 .000 25.0 33.3 33.3 .073 .078 .068 0.0
2017 Knuckleball 27.0 1 5 0.2 2 1.000 1.000 .900 0.0 0.0 -- .172 .193 .157 0.0
2017 Forkball 15.7 0 2 0.1 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
! Note: Years are in reverse order.
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Swing/Take

Runs
Year Team PA Pitches Heart Shadow Chase Waste All
2011 200 732 -4 -6 2 2 -6
2012 644 2,338 15 -16 7 8 14
2013 687 2,800 6 -24 19 12 13
2014 650 2,550 0 5 14 9 28
2015 680 2,518 1 -14 9 10 6
2016 666 2,546 9 -13 21 10 28
2017 642 2,549 -18 -12 15 13 -2
2018 626 2,487 -16 -25 15 9 -17
2019 438 1,800 2 -15 12 10 9
2020 245 963 -14 5 7 7 6
2021 668 2,554 8 -26 19 13 14
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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 2,537 49.7 62.8 89.1 28.4 66.3 42.0 23.5 45.4 17.6 7.1 69.3
2016 2,583 48.6 61.3 86.3 24.2 67.9 43.0 21.6 42.2 18.5 7.7 68.8
2017 2,565 49.7 62.4 84.1 23.6 64.9 42.1 23.6 42.9 20.9 8.3 70.3
2018 2,489 48.6 68.2 85.3 27.4 58.9 42.7 27.5 47.2 22.3 6.7 82.6
2019 1,821 48.5 66.9 84.9 25.4 61.7 42.3 29.6 45.6 21.3 7.4 82.7
2020 963 47.0 62.5 86.9 20.6 60.0 42.9 21.5 40.3 20.4 6.6 73.4
2021 2,554 47.2 72.3 79.4 29.2 50.0 42.8 33.6 49.6 29.6 7.2 79.8
Player 15,512 48.6 65.3 84.9 26.0 61.1 42.5 26.1 45.1 21.8 7.3 74.8
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
2015 82 88 82 73 79 84 66 60 70 48 81 54 75 57 32
2016 92 95 88 79 93 87 74 73 69 74 74 77 72 78 26
2017 69 47 73 74 55 87 68 55 68 39 70 54 63 76 32 95
2018 30 40 47 45 18 49 35 68 77 62 42 18 63 54 27 12
2019 73 51 74 76 65 47 55 57 50 52 65 66 71 71 40 81
2020 81 53 72 76 85 87 66 55 56 51 94 81 78 84 18 87 15
2021 39 10 64 81 10 90 80 43 78 42 31 50 18 38 23 89 9
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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 21.1 30 33.1 -3 15 30 10 33.3
2017 20.7 27 26.2 1 19 20 9 33.3
2018 20.9 22 21.9 0 12 18 8 36.4
2019 20.8 23 16.3 7 14 15 4 17.4
2020 21.0 9 9.1 0 5 8 4 44.4
2021 21.1 35 35.6 -1 11 26 14 40.0
Player 20.9 146 142.2 4 76 117 49 33.6

Expected Home Runs by Park

Year HR
2016 30 35 26 37 34 25 33 37 26 22 31 40 34 30 31 39 20 29 33 38 37 21 45 46 35 32 34 47 40 33 23
2017 27 27 18 31 26 25 28 29 17 22 22 30 30 25 26 28 27 25 26 23 29 26 35 30 29 25 19 34 32 27 14
2018 22 31 14 22 21 18 25 19 19 18 19 27 29 19 20 24 22 20 22 26 23 23 28 25 18 17 21 22 28 20 16
2019 23 20 10 19 17 16 16 17 14 9 15 19 23 14 16 19 15 14 13 18 16 20 21 21 17 14 14 19 22 13 8
2020 9 12 8 10 9 13 9 10 7 5 5 9 10 7 11 8 12 11 10 10 11 10 13 11 9 4 9 8 11 7 5
2021 35 39 30 39 38 35 38 39 24 30 31 37 38 31 37 41 37 37 38 37 34 38 45 38 33 32 39 38 36 32 27
Player 146 164 106 158 145 132 149 151 107 106 123 162 164 126 141 159 133 136 142 152 150 138 187 171 141 124 136 168 169 132 93
! 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 +/-  
Exit Velocity 89.3 90.3 1.0 88.3 -2.0 89.8 1.5 89.5 -0.3 89.1 -0.4 89.0 -0.1
Launch Angle 16.8 16.8 0.0 21.0 4.2 18.5 -2.5 18.4 -0.1 17.7 -0.7 19.5 1.8
Barrel % 7.0 9.0 2.0 8.6 -0.4 5.6 -3.0 8.4 2.8 10.2 1.8 12.3 2.1
Hard Hit % 34.6 41.3 6.7 33.9 -7.4 39.6 5.7 39.7 0.1 39.8 0.1 40.1 0.3