Landon Knack
P | Bats/Throws: L/R | 6' 2" 220LBS | Age: 26
Draft: 2020 | Rd: 2, #60, Los Angeles Dodgers | East Tennessee State
W L ERA G GS SV IP SO WHIP
2024 1 1 2.81 3 3 0 16 11 1.00
1 Season 1 1 2.81 3 3 0 16 11 1.00
G W-L ERA IP SO WHIP
2024 3 1-1 2.81 16 11 1.00
1 Season 3 1-1 2.81 16 11 1.00
MLB Percentile Rankings
Pitch Distribution

Statcast 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% ERA xERA
2024 26 233 47 4 8.5 6.2 94.3 109.8 19.9 29.8 .243 .444 .289 .329 .350 55.3 16.9 7.7 2.81 4.24
Player 233 47 4 8.5 6.2 94.3 109.8 19.9 29.8 .243 .444 .289 .329 .350 55.3 16.9 7.7
MLB 6.9 4.7 88.5 122.4 12.2 33.1 .245 .406 .316 .315 .369 36.4 22.2 8.4
! Note: All figures in this table cover the period 2015-present.

Statcast Pitch Arsenal

Knack relies on 4 pitches.
Four Seamer
(43.3%) ,
Slider
(29.2%) ,
Changeup
(15.9%) ,
Curveball
(11.6%) ,


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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
2024 36.2 31.9 21.3 10.6 44.7 36.2 19.1 0.0 27.7 29.8 21.3 12.8 8.5 6.2
Player 36.2 31.9 21.3 10.6 44.7 36.2 19.1 0.0 27.7 29.8 21.3 12.8 8.5 6.2
MLB 44.6 23.5 24.8 7.0 37.0 37.5 25.3 3.9 32.8 24.7 24.4 5.8 6.9 4.7
! 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
2024 Slider LAD R 68 84.4 34.8 -2.2 -6 4.3 -2.0 -32
2024 4-Seam Fastball LAD R 101 92.7 12.7 2.8 18 7.7 0.2 2
2024 Changeup LAD R 37 84.1 25.5 -6.4 -20 8.9 -5.2 -37
2024 Curveball LAD R 27 78.7 59.8 5.3 10 8.1 -1.6 -17
! 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 %
2024 4-Seam Fastball -0.1 0 101 43.3 29 .269 .615 .403 19.6 17.2 22.7 .221 .484 .335 66.7
2024 Slider 0.3 0 68 29.2 21 .176 .235 .245 22.6 14.3 13.0 .262 .414 .331 33.3
2024 Changeup 2.5 1 37 15.9 10 .100 .100 .090 31.3 30.0 27.3 .228 .311 .229 42.9
2024 Curveball 4.9 1 27 11.6 5 .000 .000 .140 0.0 0.0 0.0 .348 .639 .477 100.0
! Note: Years are in reverse order.
! Note: To better align with other values, positive numbers (red) are good, and negative numbers (blue) are poor.
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Spin Direction

Year Pitch Type Pitches MPH Active Spin % Total Movement (In.) Spin-Based Observed Deviation
2024 Changeup 36 84.1 97 15.1 1:15 1:15 0
2024 Curveball 27 78.7 87 20.1 7:00 6:45 15
2024 4-Seam Fastball 100 92.7 97 20.3 12:45 12:45 0
2024 Slider 67 84.4 30 5.6 9:45 9:45 0
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Swing/Take

Runs
Year Team PA Pitches Heart Shadow Chase Waste All
2024 65 233 3 3 -2 -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 %
2024 233 50.2 69.2 85.2 20.7 58.3 44.2 55.4 45.1 21.0 5.6 61.5
Player 233 50.2 69.2 85.2 20.7 58.3 44.2 55.4 45.1 21.0 5.6 61.5
MLB 48.6 67.0 82.0 28.4 57.9 42.6 60.9 47.2 24.8 7.3 76.2
! 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
2024 36 49 27 14 49 55 34 1 1 17 59 20 5 29 87 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 %
2024 24.2 3 2.0 1 1 2 0 0.0
Player 24.2 3 2.0 1 1 2 0 0.0

Expected Home Runs by Park

Year HR
2024 3 1 1 1 2 2 2 3 1 2 2 2 3 2 2 3 2 2 2 2 3 2 3 3 1 2 2 1 3 2 2
Player 3 1 1 1 2 2 2 3 1 2 2 2 3 2 2 3 2 2 2 2 3 2 3 3 1 2 2 1 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, distances and environmental effects. For these purposes, the 2020 Blue Jays home field was still Rogers Centre, not Sahlen Field.
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Statcast Fielder Positioning

vs RHHvs LHH
YearAlignment TypePAwOBAPATotal%PATotal%
2024 Shades 65 .289 29 0 0.0 36 24 66.7
! Note: Shifts are through the 2022 season, Shaded starting from the 2023 season, Shift: three or more infielders are on the same side of second base, Shade: positioned outside of their typical responsible slices of the field.
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Pitch Tempo

Bases EmptyRunners On Base
SeasonTeamPitchesTempoFast %Slow %PitchesTempoFast %Slow %
2024 80 13.8 67.5% 0.0% 33 19.1 0.0% 0.0%
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Pitch Distribution