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
2022 8 4 3.18 14 14 0 85.0 92 1.16
5 Seasons 10 12 4.70 35 28 0 155.0 151 1.40
G W-L ERA IP SO WHIP
2022 14 8-4 3.18 85.0 92 1.16
5 Seasons 35 10-12 4.70 155.0 151 1.40

Statcast 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% ERA xERA
2018 22 128 17 2 11.8 7.1 85.8 107.9 12.3 17.6 .214 .410 .356 .357 .344 23.5 17.9 21.4 4.50 5.58
2019 23 351 61 6 9.8 6.5 90.9 113.7 12.0 41.0 .300 .549 .401 .400 .456 45.9 19.4 14.0 8.70 7.65
2020 24 641 114 9 7.9 5.4 87.1 109.3 10.1 40.4 .283 .512 .340 .387 .426 36.8 17.9 14.3 5.21 6.78
2021 25 133 20 6 30 17.1 96.0 111.2 13.2 30.0 .265 .678 .455 .476 .518 55.0 17.1 14.3 9.95 11.68
2022 26 1282 220 14 6.4 4 89.2 113.7 5.4 32.3 .242 .381 .282 .305 .374 37.7 26.6 7.8 3.18 3.40
Player 2535 432 37 8.6 5.5 89.1 113.7 8.2 35.0 .260 .450 .325 .350 .405 38.9 22.5 11.2
MLB 6.7 4.6 88.4 122.2 12.1 32.9 .246 .410 .317 .317 .370 35.7 22.0 8.4
! Note: All figures in this table cover the period 2015-present.

Statcast Pitch Arsenal

Wright relies on 5 pitches.
Curveball
(31.9%) ,
4-Seam Fastball
(23.9%) ,
Sinker
(21.1%) ,
Changeup
(17.2%) ,
Slider
(5.9%) ,


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Pitch Tracking



Batted Ball Profile

Season GB % FB % LD % PU % Pull % Straight % Oppo % Weak % Topped % Under % Flare/Burner % Solid % Barrel % Barrel/PA
2018 41.2 41.2 11.8 5.9 29.4 23.5 47.1 5.9 29.4 29.4 23.5 0.0 11.8 7.1
2019 42.6 21.3 32.8 3.3 26.2 45.9 27.9 3.3 29.5 18.0 32.8 6.6 9.8 6.5
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 5.4
2021 45.0 45.0 10.0 0.0 50.0 35.0 15.0 5.0 35.0 20.0 5.0 5.0 30.0 17.1
2022 53.2 19.5 23.2 4.1 36.8 43.2 20.0 3.6 38.6 18.6 24.5 6.8 6.4 4.0
Player 49.1 21.5 25.5 3.9 36.1 42.8 21.1 4.4 37.0 19.7 23.8 5.8 8.6 5.5
MLB 45.0 22.9 25.1 7.1 36.7 37.8 25.4 3.8 33.1 24.5 24.4 5.7 6.7 4.6
! Note: All figures in this table cover the period 2015-present.

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
2022 4-Seamer ATL R 306 95.3 17.3 -2.7 -19 12.0 3.8 46
2022 Slider ATL R 76 89.6 26.3 -4.3 -14 0.3 -3.8 -109
2022 Changeup ATL R 221 87.9 34.8 4.9 16 16.3 1.8 13
2022 Sinker ATL R 269 94.5 25.6 3.9 18 17.2 1.8 11
2022 Curveball ATL R 408 84.2 47.5 0.8 2 10.8 2.8 36
2021 Changeup ATL R 9 86.8 30.2 0.5 2 14.5 0.4 3
2021 Sinker ATL R 23 91.8 24.5 1.8 8 13.1 -1.5 -10
2021 4-Seamer ATL R 46 93.6 18.1 -2.9 -19 8.7 1.2 16
2021 Slider ATL R 36 87.1 30.4 -3.3 -10 2.6 -1.9 -43
2021 Curveball ATL R 19 80.6 51.9 0.4 1 13.4 4.4 49
2020 4-Seamer ATL R 97 94.7 16.7 -2.0 -13 10.7 3.2 44
2020 Changeup ATL R 92 87.7 29.0 -0.5 -2 15.6 1.8 13
2020 Sinker ATL R 213 94.0 22.1 1.1 5 15.8 1.1 7
2020 Slider ATL R 155 88.2 29.6 -2.6 -8 2.2 -1.2 -35
2020 Curveball ATL R 84 82.1 46.5 -2.6 -5 13.3 5.5 70
2019 Curveball ATL R 42 80.7 48.5 -3.8 -7 15.2 6.6 76
2019 Changeup ATL R 27 85.6 29.1 -1.2 -4 14.6 0.8 6
2019 Slider ATL R 91 87.1 34.5 0.4 1 3.3 -0.7 -19
2019 Sinker ATL R 41 94.1 24.7 2.5 11 13.6 -1.6 -11
2019 4-Seamer ATL R 150 94.7 16.7 -1.4 -9 7.5 -0.4 -5
2018 Curveball ATL R 29 80.0 50.1 -2.6 -5 16.5 7.3 80
2018 Sinker ATL R 1 94.1 25.0 3.5 16 6.6 -8.3 -55
2018 Slider ATL R 25 84.5 42.0 4.6 12 5.0 -0.1 -1
2018 Changeup ATL R 8 84.0 32.6 0.2 1 13.7 0.0 0
2018 4-Seamer ATL R 65 93.9 21.9 -6.0 -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 %
2022 Curveball -0.9 -4 409 31.9 121 .225 .279 .258 33.7 34.7 28.4 .224 .300 .258 34.3
2022 4-Seamer 2.4 7 306 23.9 79 .266 .484 .391 27.7 21.5 18.5 .253 .534 .397 53.2
2022 Sinker -2.1 -6 270 21.1 81 .257 .311 .297 18.3 16.0 21.0 .262 .370 .309 29.5
2022 Changeup -2.8 -6 221 17.2 52 .122 .184 .164 33.7 36.5 28.4 .209 .353 .263 40.0
2022 Slider -0.5 0 76 5.9 13 .385 .385 .346 25.8 7.7 33.3 .356 .479 .360 33.3
2021 4-Seamer 1.3 1 46 34.6 10 .286 .429 .425 5.9 0.0 0.0 .305 .578 .469 71.4
2021 Slider 3.9 1 36 27.1 14 .385 .923 .542 42.9 35.7 50.0 .289 .901 .486 44.4
2021 Sinker 0.8 0 23 17.3 7 .000 .000 .300 25.0 14.3 20.0 .108 .118 .418 66.7
2021 Curveball -3.1 -1 19 14.3 3 .000 .000 .467 42.9 0.0 0.0 .131 .159 .506 0.0
2021 Changeup 2.2 0 9 6.8 1 -- -- .700 50.0 0.0 0.0 -- -- .700 --
2020 Sinker -1.8 -4 213 33.2 68 .211 .368 .333 20.0 16.2 20.4 .265 .474 .376 45.7
2020 Slider -0.2 0 155 24.2 39 .257 .543 .373 29.3 17.9 16.7 .266 .555 .383 28.6
2020 4-Seamer 1.8 2 97 15.1 20 .294 .529 .403 16.7 10.0 6.9 .411 .636 .487 53.3
2020 Changeup 1.2 1 92 14.4 25 .286 .333 .342 28.9 24.0 19.4 .218 .393 .330 13.3
2020 Curveball 1.0 1 84 13.1 15 .214 .429 .300 25.0 26.7 16.0 .337 .587 .411 30.0
2019 4-Seamer 4.4 7 150 42.7 33 .480 .960 .629 9.1 3.0 4.5 .431 .883 .579 54.2
2019 Slider -5.2 -5 91 25.9 31 .036 .036 .097 42.1 38.7 34.3 .150 .216 .209 37.5
2019 Curveball 4.5 2 42 12.0 10 .400 .900 .540 26.7 30.0 30.0 .308 .809 .449 42.9
2019 Sinker 1.8 1 41 11.7 11 .400 .600 .455 20.0 0.0 0.0 .362 .473 .388 40.0
2019 Changeup 2.7 1 27 7.7 7 .500 .667 .536 30.8 28.6 33.3 .333 .405 .371 50.0
2018 4-Seamer -1.8 -1 65 50.8 15 .091 .364 .320 22.2 13.3 22.2 .237 .343 .371 22.2
2018 Curveball 5.3 2 29 22.7 7 .400 1.000 .614 33.3 14.3 11.1 .228 .823 .508 25.0
2018 Slider 1.5 0 25 19.5 6 .167 .167 .150 50.0 33.3 20.0 .161 .188 .155 25.0
2018 Changeup 2.2 0 8 6.3 -- -- -- 0.0 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
2018 Sinker 2.0 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 94.0 83 18.4 1:15 2:15 -60
2020 Slider 153 88.2 25 5.2 12:00 11:00 60
2021 Curveball 19 80.6 75 18.7 7:30 7:45 -15
2021 4-Seam Fastball 46 93.6 74 15.5 1:15 1:15 0
2021 Sinker 23 91.8 71 15.4 1:15 2:00 -45
2021 Slider 36 87.1 31 5.4 12:00 11:00 60
2022 Changeup 216 88.0 95 17.2 2:30 3:00 -30
2022 Curveball 406 84.2 66 16.0 7:45 7:30 15
2022 4-Seam Fastball 303 95.3 85 17.5 1:45 1:30 15
2022 Sinker 268 94.5 85 18.5 1:45 2:30 -45
2022 Slider 76 89.6 41 6.7 1:00 12:00 60
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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 -2 -7 7 4 2
2021 58 220 -4 -2 1 2 -2
2022 346 1,282 -8 -13 6 6 -9
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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 88.0 22.7 45.7 35.3 49.5 41.6 23.3 7.1 68.0
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
2022 1,282 53.2 65.0 79.2 27.0 49.4 41.7 65.9 47.2 28.3 7.8 77.0
Player 2,535 48.4 65.1 81.1 25.2 52.3 40.0 62.2 44.5 26.6 7.3 73.7
MLB 48.5 66.9 82.0 28.3 58.4 42.6 60.7 47.0 24.6 7.2 76.0
! Note: All figures in this table cover the period 2015-present.

Percentile Rankings

Year xwOBA xBA xSLG xISO xOBP Brl Brl% EV HardHit% K% BB% Whiff% xERA FB Velo FB Spin CB Spin
2018 69 89
2019 74 79
2020 5 13 9 13 5 28 38 71 51 16 7 30 5 70 57 75
2021 46 73
2022 68 61 74 79 54 18 65 38 53 75 52 68 68 72 72 79
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Expected Home Runs

Year Team Avg HR Trot Actual HR xHR HR-xHR Doubters Mostly Gone No Doubters No Doubter %
2018 22.1 2 1.1 1 1 0 1 50.0
2019 20.6 4 2.5 2 2 4 0 0.0
2020 22.8 9 9.1 0 3 3 6 66.7
2021 26.4 3 3.0 0 1 1 2 66.7
2022 24.3 5 4.9 0 3 4 2 40.0

Expected Home Runs by Park

Year HR
2018 2 1 1 1 1 1 1 2 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 2 1 1 1 1 2 1 1
2019 4 3 4 2 2 3 2 3 3 1 3 4 1 2 2 3 3 3 0 1 3 3 2 2 3 3 3 1 3 3 4
2020 9 10 9 8 9 9 0 9 9 9 9 10 8 7 8 9 9 11 7 9 9 9 10 8 11 9 10 8 10 9 10
2021 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 2 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 4 3 4 3 3
2022 5 6 6 4 5 6 5 5 5 3 6 5 4 3 3 5 6 6 4 4 7 4 4 6 4 4 5 4 6 4 7
! 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 +/-  
Fastball Velocity 93.9 94.6 0.7 94.2 -0.4 93 -1.2 94.9 1.9
Offspeed Velocity 84 85.6 1.6 87.7 2.1 86.8 -0.9 87.9 1.1
Breaking Velocity 82.1 85.1 3 86.1 1 84.8 -1.3 85.1 0.3
Exit Velocity 85.8 90.9 5.1 87.1 -3.8 96 8.9 89.2 -6.8
Launch Angle 12.3 12 -0.3 10.1 -1.9 13.2 3.1 5.4 -7.8
Barrel % 11.8 9.8 -2 7.9 -1.9 30 22.1 6.4 -23.6
Hard Hit % 23.5 45.9 22.4 36.8 -9.1 55 18.2 37.7 -17.3
Sweet Spot % 17.6 41 23.4 40.4 -0.6 30 -10.4 32.3 2.3
xBA .214 .3 0.086 .283 -0.017 .265 -0.018 .242 -0.023
BA .182 .304 0.122 .243 -0.061 .292 0.049 .232 -0.06
xwOBA .357 .4 0.043 .387 -0.013 .476 0.089 .305 -0.171
wOBA .356 .401 0.045 .34 -0.061 .455 0.115 .282 -0.173
xSLG .41 .549 0.139 .512 -0.037 .678 0.166 .381 -0.297
SLG .455 .557 0.102 .431 -0.126 .625 0.194 .318 -0.307
K% 17.9 19.4 1.5 17.9 -1.5 17.1 -0.8 26.6 9.5
BB% 21.4 14 -7.4 14.3 0.3 14.3 0 7.8 -6.5
Swing % 35.9 41.6 5.7 43.7 2.1 38.3 -5.4 47.2 8.9
Whiff% 28.3 23.3 -5 23.9 0.6 29.4 5.5 28.3 -1.1
In Zone % 35.9 42.2 6.3 45.1 2.9 46.6 1.5 53.2 6.6
Out of Zone % 64.1 57.8 -6.3 54.9 -2.9 53.4 -1.5 46.8 -6.6
Out of Zone Swing % 19.5 22.7 3.2 26.1 3.4 18.3 -7.8 27 8.7
First Pitch Swing % 21.4 22.6 1.2 27.4 4.8 22.9 -4.5 35.3 12.4
First Pitch Strike % 57.1 49.5 -7.6 64.3 14.8 54.3 -10 65.9 11.6
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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
2022 346 .282 177 63 35.6 169 59 34.9

Pitch Tempo