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Kyle Wright
P | B/T: R/R | 6' 4" 215LBS | Age: 26

Draft: 2017 | Rd: 1, #5, Atlanta Braves | Vanderbilt
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Stats

W L ERA G GS SV IP SO WHIP
2021 0 1 9.95 2 2 0 6.1 6 1.89
4 Seasons 2 8 6.56 21 14 0 70.0 59 1.69
G W-L ERA IP SO WHIP
2021 2 0-1 9.95 6.1 6 1.89
4 Seasons 21 2-8 6.56 70.0 59 1.69

Statcast Statistics

Season Age Pitches Batted Balls Barrels Barrel % Exit Velocity Max EV Launch Angle Sweet Spot % XBA XSLG WOBA XWOBA XWOBACON HardHit% K% BB% ERA xERA
2018 23 128 17 2 11.8 85.8 107.9 12.3 17.6 .214 .410 .356 .357 .344 23.5 17.9 21.4 4.50 5.66
2019 24 351 61 6 9.8 90.9 113.7 12 41 .300 .549 .401 .400 .456 45.9 19.4 14 8.70 7.81
2020 25 641 114 9 7.9 87.1 109.3 10.1 40.4 .283 .512 .340 .387 .426 36.8 17.9 14.3 5.21 6.83
2021 26 133 20 6 30 96 111.2 13.2 30 .262 .658 .455 .473 .512 55 17.1 14.3 9.95 11.63
1253 212 23 10.8 88.9 113.7 11.1 37.7 .280 .528 .371 .397 .436 40.1 18.2 14.8
6.6 88.3 122.2 12 32.9 .242 .402 .317 .312 .363 35.6 22 8.4

Statcast Pitch Arsenal

Wright relies on 5 pitches.
Sinker
(37.6%) ,
Slider
(27.1%) ,
Curveball
(14.3%) ,
4-Seam Fastball
(12.8%) ,
Changeup
(8.3%) ,


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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 19 31 37.6 93.0 14 9 2 1 1 0 0 1 9 .222 .265 .333 .476 .353 .442 97.5 10 2329 6.4 7.1 14.3
2021 Slider 36 24 12 27.1 87.1 14 13 5 2 1 0 2 5 9 .385 .283 .923 .864 .539 .475 89.2 14 2396 6.3 42.9 50.0
2021 Curveball 19 5 14 14.3 80.6 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .138 .000 .179 .471 .513 90.0 -12 2619 6.1 42.9 0.0
2021 4-Seam Fastball 17 0 17 12.8 93.7 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .080 .000 .090 .346 .382 81.7 -15 2409 6.4 14.3 0.0
2021 Changeup 11 4 7 8.3 87.0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .707 .707 1784 6.6 50.0 0.0
2020 Sinker 213 133 80 33.2 94.0 68 57 12 7 3 0 2 11 46 .211 .266 .368 .474 .317 .376 87.3 2 2240 6.2 20.0 20.4
2020 Slider 155 105 50 24.2 88.2 39 35 9 5 1 0 3 7 28 .257 .266 .543 .555 .369 .383 83.2 14 2509 6.0 29.3 16.7
2020 4-Seam Fastball 97 29 68 15.1 94.7 20 17 5 3 1 0 1 2 15 .294 .411 .529 .636 .398 .487 90.2 11 2434 6.2 16.7 6.9
2020 Changeup 92 12 80 14.4 87.7 25 21 6 5 1 0 0 6 15 .286 .218 .333 .393 .338 .329 82.2 18 1745 6.1 28.9 19.4
2020 Curveball 84 43 41 13.1 82.1 15 14 3 2 0 0 1 4 10 .214 .337 .429 .587 .296 .411 91.9 8 2729 5.9 25.0 16.0
! 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 %
2018 41.2 41.2 11.8 5.9 29.4 23.5 47.1 5.9 29.4 29.4 23.5 0 11.8
2019 42.6 21.3 32.8 3.3 26.2 45.9 27.9 3.3 29.5 18 32.8 6.6 9.8
2020 46.5 18.4 30.7 4.4 38.6 44.7 16.7 6.1 39.5 21.1 21.1 4.4 7.9
2021 45 45 10 0 50 35 15 5 35 20 5 5 30
44.8 23.6 27.8 3.8 35.4 42.5 22.2 5.2 35.4 20.8 23.1 4.7 10.8
45.1 22.5 25.4 7.1 36.6 37.8 25.5 3.7 33.2 24.4 24.4 5.7 6.6

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 Changeup ATL R 11 87 29.8 0.2 1 13.8 -0.3 -2
2021 Curveball ATL R 19 80.6 51.9 0.4 1 13.4 4.3 48
2021 4-Seamer ATL R 17 93.7 18 -2.8 -19 5.6 -1.9 -26
2021 Sinker ATL R 50 93 20.7 -1.2 -5 11.7 -3.1 -21
2021 Slider ATL R 36 87.1 30.4 -3.2 -10 2.6 -1.9 -42
2020 Changeup ATL R 92 87.7 29 -0.5 -2 15.6 1.8 13
2020 Sinker ATL R 212 94 22.1 1.2 6 15.8 1.2 8
2020 4-Seamer ATL R 97 94.7 16.7 -2 -14 10.7 3.3 44
2020 Curveball ATL R 81 82 46.7 -2.5 -5 13.3 5.4 69
2020 Slider ATL R 155 88.2 29.6 -2.6 -8 2.2 -1.2 -35
2019 Slider ATL R 91 87.1 34.5 0.4 1 3.3 -0.7 -19
2019 Changeup ATL R 27 85.6 29.1 -1.2 -4 14.6 0.9 6
2019 4-Seamer ATL R 150 94.7 16.7 -1.4 -9 7.5 -0.4 -5
2019 Sinker ATL R 41 94.1 24.7 2.5 11 13.6 -1.6 -11
2019 Curveball ATL R 42 80.7 48.5 -3.8 -7 15.2 6.6 76
2018 Slider ATL R 25 84.5 42 4.6 12 5 -0.1 -1
2018 Changeup ATL R 8 84 32.6 0.2 1 13.7 0 0
2018 Sinker ATL R 1 94.1 25 3.5 16 6.6 -8.3 -55
2018 Curveball ATL R 29 80 50.1 -2.6 -5 16.5 7.3 80
2018 4-Seamer ATL R 65 93.9 21.9 -6 -38 2.3 -5.7 -71
! 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 4-Seamer -1.7 0 17 12.8 2 0 0 .35 14.3 0 0 .08 .09 .386 0
2021 Changeup 4.7 1 11 8.3 2 .7 50 0 0 .7
2021 Curveball -3.1 -1 19 14.3 3 0 0 .467 42.9 0 0 .138 .179 .508 0
2021 Sinker 1.7 1 50 37.6 14 .222 .333 .354 7.1 7.1 14.3 .265 .476 .44 77.8
2021 Slider 4.2 1 36 27.1 14 .385 .923 .542 42.9 35.7 50 .283 .864 .475 44.4
2020 Curveball 1 1 84 13.1 15 .214 .429 .3 25 26.7 16 .337 .587 .411 30
2020 4-Seamer 1.9 2 97 15.1 20 .294 .529 .403 16.7 10 6.9 .411 .636 .487 53.3
2020 Changeup 1.2 1 92 14.4 25 .286 .333 .342 28.9 24 19.4 .218 .393 .33 13.3
2020 Slider 0 0 155 24.2 39 .257 .543 .373 29.3 17.9 16.7 .266 .555 .383 28.6
2020 Sinker -2 -4 213 33.2 68 .211 .368 .32 20 16.2 20.4 .266 .474 .376 45.7
2019 Changeup 2.7 1 27 7.7 7 .5 .667 .536 30.8 28.6 33.3 .333 .405 .371 50
2019 Curveball 4.7 2 42 12 10 .4 .9 .54 26.7 30 30 .309 .81 .449 42.9
2019 Sinker 1.9 1 41 11.7 11 .4 .6 .455 20 0 0 .362 .473 .388 40
2019 Slider -5.2 -5 91 25.9 31 .036 .036 .097 42.1 38.7 34.3 .15 .216 .209 37.5
2019 4-Seamer 4.4 7 150 42.7 33 .48 .96 .629 9.1 3 4.5 .431 .883 .579 54.2
2018 Slider 1.6 0 25 19.5 6 .167 .167 .15 50 33.3 20 .161 .188 .155 25
2018 Curveball 5.3 2 29 22.7 7 .4 1 .614 33.3 14.3 11.1 .228 .823 .508 25
2018 4-Seamer -1.8 -1 65 50.8 15 .091 .364 .32 22.2 13.3 22.2 .237 .343 .371 22.2
2018 Changeup 2.1 0 8 6.3 0 0
2018 Sinker 2 0 1 0.8
! 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 90 87.7 98 17.5 2:00 2:30 -30
2020 Curveball 77 82.1 66 16.2 7:45 8:00 -15
2020 4-Seam Fastball 96 94.7 83 17.2 1:30 1:15 15
2020 Sinker 201 94 83 18.4 1:15 2:15 -60
2020 Slider 153 88.2 25 5.2 12:00 11:00 60
2021 Changeup 10 86.8 89 15.6 1:45 2:30 -45
2021 Curveball 19 80.6 75 18.7 7:30 7:45 -15
2021 4-Seam Fastball 17 93.7 70 13.6 1:00 12:45 15
2021 Sinker 50 93 74 16.2 1:15 1:45 -30
2021 Slider 36 87.1 31 5.4 12:00 11:00 60
! 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
2018 28 128 -4 0 3 2 1
2019 92 351 2 -1 2 3 5
2020 200 757 -1 -7 7 4 2
2021 35 133 0 -1 1 2 2
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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 %
2018 128 35.9 65.2 83.3 19.5 43.8 44.5 57.1 35.9 28.3 5.5 71.4
2019 351 42.2 67.6 88 22.7 45.7 35.3 49.5 41.6 23.3 7.1 68
2020 641 45.1 65.1 81.4 26.1 64.1 39.8 64.3 43.7 23.9 6.7 65.1
2021 133 46.6 61.3 81.6 18.3 38.5 32.3 54.3 38.3 29.4 8.3 90.9
1253 43.5 65.3 83.4 23.6 55.1 38.2 58.3 41.7 24.7 6.9 69.8
48.5 66.8 82 28.3 58.5 42.6 60.6 47 24.6 7.2 76

Percentile Rankings

Year xwOBA xBA xSLG xISO xOBP Brl Brl% EV HardHit% K% BB% Whiff% xERA FB Velo FB Spin CB Spin
2018
2019 75 79 76
2020 5 12 9 12 4 28 38 71 51 16 7 30 5 69 54 78
2021
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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 20.6 4 2.2 2 2 4 0 0
2020 22.8 9 9.1 0 3 4 5 55.6
2021 26.9 2 2 0 1 0 2 100

Expected Home Runs by Park

Year HR
2019 4 3 4 3 3 2 2 3 3 2 3 3 1 2 2 2 1 2 0 2 1 3 2 2 2 3 2 1 2 2 4
2020 9 11 10 9 9 9 9 10 9 9 9 10 8 7 9 9 7 10 9 9 8 9 9 10 10 9 10 9 10 9 9
2021 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 3 2 2
! 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 93.9 94.6 0.7 94.2 -0.4 93.2 -1
Offspeed Velocity 84 85.6 1.6 87.7 2.1 87 -0.7
Breaking Velocity 82.1 85.1 3 86.1 1 84.8 -1.3
Exit Velocity 85.8 90.9 5.1 87.1 -3.8 96 8.9
Launch Angle 12.3 12 -0.3 10.1 -1.9 13.2 3.1
Barrel % 11.8 9.8 -2 7.9 -1.9 30 22.1
Hard Hit % 23.5 45.9 22.4 36.8 -9.1 55 18.2
Sweet Spot % 17.6 41 23.4 40.4 -0.6 30 -10.4
xBA .214 .3 0.086 .283 -0.017 .262 -0.021
BA .182 .304 0.122 .243 -0.061 .292 0.049
xwOBA .357 .4 0.043 .387 -0.013 .473 0.086
wOBA .356 .401 0.045 .34 -0.061 .455 0.115
xSLG .41 .549 0.139 .512 -0.037 .658 0.146
SLG .455 .557 0.102 .431 -0.126 .625 0.194
K% 17.9 19.4 1.5 17.9 -1.5 17.1 -0.8
BB% 21.4 14 -7.4 14.3 0.3 14.3 0
Swing % 35.9 41.6 5.7 43.7 2.1 38.3 -5.4
Whiff% 28.3 23.3 -5 23.9 0.6 29.4 5.5
In Zone % 35.9 42.2 6.3 45.1 2.9 46.6 1.5
Out of Zone % 64.1 57.8 -6.3 54.9 -2.9 53.4 -1.5
Out of Zone Swing % 19.5 22.7 3.2 26.1 3.4 18.3 -7.8
First Pitch Swing % 21.4 22.6 1.2 27.4 4.8 22.9 -4.5
First Pitch Strike % 57.1 49.5 -7.6 64.3 14.8 54.3 -10
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Statcast Shift Statistics

vs RHHvs LHH
YearPAwOBAPAShifts%PAShifts%
2018 28 .356 16 3 18.8 12 1 8.3
2019 92 .401 53 3 5.7 39 11 28.2
2020 167 .340 81 9 11.1 86 11 12.8
2021 35 .455 15 7 46.7 20 9 45.0

Pitch Distribution