Kyle Wright
P | B/T: R/R | 6' 4" 215LBS | Age: 27

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

Stats

W L ERA G GS SV IP SO WHIP
2022 21 5 3.19 30 30 0 180.1 174 1.16
5 Seasons 23 13 4.13 51 44 0 250.1 233 1.31
G W-L ERA IP SO WHIP
2022 30 21-5 3.19 180.1 174 1.16
5 Seasons 51 23-13 4.13 250.1 233 1.31

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 30.0 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 2697 501 34 6.8 4.6 89.0 122.4 4.4 31.1 .244 .384 .288 .306 .365 41.1 23.6 7.2 3.19 3.89
Player 3950 713 57 8.0 5.4 89.0 122.4 6.4 33.1 .255 .425 .313 .334 .387 40.8 21.9 9.5
MLB 6.7 4.6 88.4 122.4 12.1 33.0 .245 .405 .316 .315 .368 35.8 22.1 8.4
! Note: All figures in this table cover the period 2015-present.

Statcast Pitch Arsenal

Wright relies on 5 pitches.
Curveball
(34.1%) ,
Sinker
(23.9%) ,
4-Seam Fastball
(19.4%) ,
Changeup
(15.5%) ,
Slider
(7.2%) ,


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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 55.5 18.4 22.2 4.0 40.5 38.7 20.8 4.2 40.3 16.2 25.7 5.8 6.8 4.6
Player 52.3 19.9 23.8 3.9 39.0 39.8 21.2 4.5 38.8 17.5 25.0 5.5 8.0 5.4
MLB 44.9 23.1 25.0 7.1 36.8 37.7 25.4 3.8 33.0 24.6 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 Sinker ATL R 644 94.4 25.9 3.9 18 16.6 1.2 8
2022 Slider ATL R 193 90.1 25.6 -4.6 -15 1.0 -4.6 -127
2022 Curveball ATL R 918 84.7 46.6 0.7 2 9.0 1.7 23
2022 Changeup ATL R 418 88.1 35.0 5.3 18 15.9 1.4 10
2022 4-Seamer ATL R 522 95.1 17.7 -3.1 -21 11.4 3.2 40
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
2021 Sinker ATL R 23 91.8 24.5 1.6 7 13.1 -1.6 -11
2021 4-Seamer ATL R 46 93.6 18.1 -2.9 -19 8.7 1.2 16
2021 Changeup ATL R 9 86.8 30.2 0.5 2 14.5 0.4 3
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 4-Seamer ATL R 97 94.7 16.7 -2.0 -13 10.7 3.2 44
2020 Curveball ATL R 84 82.1 46.5 -2.6 -5 13.3 5.5 70
2020 Changeup ATL R 92 87.7 29.0 -0.5 -2 15.6 1.8 13
2019 Slider ATL R 91 87.1 34.5 0.4 1 3.3 -0.8 -19
2019 Changeup ATL R 27 85.6 29.1 -1.2 -4 14.6 0.8 6
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
2019 4-Seamer ATL R 150 94.7 16.7 -1.4 -9 7.5 -0.4 -5
2018 4-Seamer ATL R 65 93.9 21.9 -6.0 -38 2.3 -5.7 -71
2018 Slider ATL R 25 84.5 42.0 4.6 12 5.0 -0.1 -1
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 Changeup ATL R 8 84.0 32.6 0.2 1 13.7 0.0 0
! 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 -1.1 -10 919 34.1 268 .211 .307 .263 33.5 33.2 27.3 .220 .323 .262 40.5
2022 Sinker -1.9 -12 645 23.9 200 .236 .309 .306 15.7 12.0 17.8 .263 .356 .318 38.1
2022 4-Seamer 2.8 15 522 19.4 119 .350 .580 .447 24.0 18.5 13.9 .281 .532 .403 53.8
2022 Changeup -2.0 -8 418 15.5 113 .151 .283 .209 31.4 31.0 24.3 .224 .387 .284 41.7
2022 Slider -1.1 -2 193 7.2 38 .270 .432 .313 24.7 10.5 57.1 .281 .510 .346 27.3
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 .556 .383 28.6
2020 4-Seamer 1.8 2 97 15.1 20 .294 .529 .403 16.7 10.0 6.9 .411 .636 .486 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 0.9 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 .810 .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 406 88.2 94 16.9 2:30 3:15 -45
2022 Curveball 911 84.7 60 14.4 7:45 7:15 30
2022 4-Seam Fastball 518 95.1 83 16.7 1:45 1:30 15
2022 Sinker 637 94.4 82 17.9 1:45 2:30 -45
2022 Slider 190 90.1 45 7.2 1:15 12:15 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 759 2,780 -9 -32 9 10 -21
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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 44.8 65.5 81.4 26.0 64.1 39.9 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 2,697 52.7 66.0 81.6 29.7 52.8 42.1 64.6 48.8 26.3 8.2 70.9
Player 3,950 49.7 65.9 82.1 27.5 53.5 40.9 62.7 46.6 25.9 7.7 70.6
MLB 48.5 66.9 82.0 28.4 58.3 42.6 60.8 47.1 24.7 7.2 76.1
! Note: All figures in this table cover the period 2015-present.

Percentile Rankings

Year xwOBA /
xERA
xBA xSLG xISO xOBP Brl Brl% EV Hard
Hit%
K% BB% Whiff% Chase
Rate
FB
Velo
FB
Spin
CB
Spin
Extension
2018 69 89 57
2019 74 79 44
2020 5 13 9 13 5 28 38 71 51 16 7 30 32 70 57 75 36
2021 46 73 57
2022 48 43 46 53 47 13 60 35 23 55 57 57 52 70 70 82 76
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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 24.1 19 19.3 0 3 15 8 42.1
Player 23.5 37 35.0 2 10 23 17 45.9

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 19 21 19 20 20 22 19 20 19 15 21 17 16 16 15 21 21 23 18 18 21 18 18 23 21 18 22 17 19 16 24
Player 37 38 36 34 35 38 25 37 35 29 37 35 29 28 29 37 37 41 29 32 37 34 34 38 39 34 40 30 38 32 42
! 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 94.7 1.7
Offspeed Velocity 84 85.6 1.6 87.7 2.1 86.8 -0.9 88.1 1.3
Breaking Velocity 82.1 85.1 3 86.1 1 84.8 -1.3 85.7 0.9
Exit Velocity 85.8 90.9 5.1 87.1 -3.8 96 8.9 89 -7
Launch Angle 12.3 12 -0.3 10.1 -1.9 13.2 3.1 4.4 -8.8
Barrel % 11.8 9.8 -2 7.9 -1.9 30 22.1 6.8 -23.2
Hard Hit % 23.5 45.9 22.4 36.8 -9.1 55 18.2 41.1 -13.9
Sweet Spot % 17.6 41 23.4 40.4 -0.6 30 -10.4 31.1 1.1
xBA .214 .3 0.086 .283 -0.017 .265 -0.018 .244 -0.021
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 .306 -0.17
wOBA .356 .401 0.045 .34 -0.061 .455 0.115 .288 -0.167
xSLG .41 .549 0.139 .512 -0.037 .678 0.166 .384 -0.294
SLG .455 .557 0.102 .431 -0.126 .625 0.194 .351 -0.274
K% 17.9 19.4 1.5 17.9 -1.5 17.1 -0.8 23.6 6.5
BB% 21.4 14 -7.4 14.3 0.3 14.3 0 7.2 -7.1
Swing % 35.9 41.6 5.7 43.7 2.1 38.3 -5.4 48.8 10.5
Whiff% 28.3 23.3 -5 23.9 0.6 29.4 5.5 26.3 -3.1
In Zone % 35.9 42.2 6.3 44.8 2.6 46.6 1.8 52.7 6.1
Out of Zone % 64.1 57.8 -6.3 55.2 -2.6 53.4 -1.8 47.3 -6.1
Out of Zone Swing % 19.5 22.7 3.2 26 3.3 18.3 -7.7 29.7 11.4
First Pitch Swing % 21.4 22.6 1.2 27.4 4.8 22.9 -4.5 33.5 10.6
First Pitch Strike % 57.1 49.5 -7.6 64.3 14.8 54.3 -10 64.6 10.3
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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 737 .288 342 101 29.5 395 119 30.1

Pitch Tempo