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Luke Weaver
P | B/T: R/R | 6' 2" 183LBS | Age: 28

Draft: 2014 | Rd: 1, #27, St. Louis Cardinals | Florida State
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Stats

W L ERA G GS SV IP SO WHIP
2021 3 6 4.25 13 13 0 65.2 62 1.19
6 Seasons 23 35 4.64 89 80 0 415.0 424 1.36
G W-L ERA IP SO WHIP
2021 13 3-6 4.25 65.2 62 1.19
6 Seasons 89 23-35 4.64 415.0 424 1.36

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
2016 23 682 108 6 5.6 89.6 111.4 14.7 50 .296 .469 .370 .358 .465 34.3 26.9 7.2 5.70 5.80
2017 24 1046 162 9 5.6 86.3 116.5 7.7 33.3 .232 .368 .301 .285 .369 34.4 28.6 6.7 3.88 3.52
2018 25 2386 431 27 6.3 88.1 115.1 12.8 37.4 .259 .426 .340 .330 .378 35 19.9 8.9 4.95 4.73
2019 26 1053 174 11 6.3 89.9 115 14.6 34.5 .254 .426 .274 .310 .397 41.4 26.5 5.4 2.94 4.32
2020 27 968 162 15 9.3 89.8 112.8 19.3 36.4 .251 .456 .368 .329 .398 42 23.3 7.6 6.58 4.67
2021 28 1109 191 18 9.4 90.1 112.2 14.5 36.1 .253 .453 .317 .328 .402 41.4 22.5 7.3 4.25 4.63
7244 1228 86 7 88.8 116.5 13.7 37.2 .256 .430 .328 .323 .394 37.7 23.6 7.5
6.6 88.3 122.2 12 32.9 .243 .403 .317 .313 .363 35.4 22 8.4

Statcast Pitch Arsenal

Weaver relies on 4 pitches.
4-Seam Fastball
(61.9%) ,
Changeup
(30%) ,
Cutter
(6.1%) ,
Curveball
(1.9%) ,


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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 4-Seam Fastball 687 436 251 61.9 93.6 163 143 32 16 6 4 6 32 115 .224 .256 .448 .492 .316 .355 89.0 14 2457 5.9 20.4 15.6
2021 Changeup 333 143 190 30.0 85.4 93 90 24 10 7 2 5 22 68 .267 .257 .556 .408 .352 .298 89.6 11 1726 6.0 26.8 16.4
2021 Cutter 68 60 8 6.1 87.4 9 9 1 1 0 0 0 2 7 .111 .286 .111 .518 .098 .340 89.6 21 2384 5.9 33.3 16.7
2021 Curveball 21 18 3 1.9 78.0 7 7 1 0 1 0 0 6 1 .143 .109 .286 .134 .177 .106 102.2 9 2365 5.8 57.1 60.0
2020 4-Seam Fastball 523 282 241 54.0 94.0 127 115 36 18 11 1 6 29 87 .313 .259 .583 .498 .399 .348 91.5 19 2467 6.0 20.2 16.5
2020 Changeup 264 87 177 27.3 84.7 81 75 17 11 3 0 3 24 51 .227 .209 .387 .346 .291 .270 85.7 19 1666 6.1 34.9 20.5
2020 Cutter 114 86 28 11.8 88.3 18 16 5 3 0 1 1 2 14 .313 .293 .625 .592 .423 .407 90.1 22 2360 6.0 25.7 10.5
2020 Curveball 67 32 35 6.9 79.0 10 10 5 3 2 0 0 0 10 .500 .412 .700 .577 .512 .426 90.9 10 2273 5.9 5.0 0.0
! 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 %
2016 37 18.5 39.8 4.6 37 37 25.9 1.9 18.5 20.4 35.2 10.2 5.6
2017 50.6 15.4 29.6 4.3 36.4 37.7 25.9 6.2 35.2 16 31.5 3.1 5.6
2018 43.9 21.6 26.9 7.7 34.1 36.7 29 3.2 31.6 23.9 26 7.2 6.3
2019 42 24.7 25.9 7.5 32.8 38.5 28.7 4.6 27 23.6 29.9 8.6 6.3
2020 33.3 30.2 31.5 4.9 40.7 32.7 26.5 2.5 22.8 30.9 23.5 10.5 9.3
2021 39.3 29.3 27.2 4.2 40.8 34 25.1 6.3 27.7 26.2 24.1 6.3 9.4
41.8 23.3 28.9 6 36.4 36.2 27.4 4.1 28.5 23.8 27.4 7.4 7
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 4-Seamer ARI R 687 93.6 13.8 1.7 11 7.4 -0.3 -3
2021 Cutter ARI R 68 87.4 25.7 2.6 9 3.5 0.9 35
2021 Curveball ARI R 21 78 51.7 -3 -5 4.6 -5 -52
2021 Changeup ARI R 332 85.3 26.9 -3.9 -13 12.6 -1.6 -11
2020 Cutter ARI R 114 88.3 23.7 3.1 11 2.5 0.3 14
2020 Curveball ARI R 67 79 53 0.5 1 3.4 -6.2 -65
2020 4-Seamer ARI R 523 94 12.7 2.6 17 7.4 -0.2 -3
2020 Changeup ARI R 264 84.7 27.5 -3.9 -13 13.4 -0.1 0
2019 4-Seamer ARI R 548 93.8 15.4 0.8 5 8.6 0.4 4
2019 Curveball ARI R 95 81.3 50.9 -0.1 0 1.3 -7.4 -85
2019 Changeup ARI R 261 84.5 32 0.2 1 11.4 -2.6 -19
2019 Sinker ARI R 1 96 13.8 -8.1 -37 9.8 -6.1 -38
2019 Cutter ARI R 148 87.5 28.8 0.1 0 3.4 1.1 46
2018 Changeup STL R 593 85.4 29.7 -2.7 -8 12.2 -1.9 -14
2018 Curveball STL R 304 80.8 47.7 -3.9 -8 8.7 -0.8 -8
2018 Sinker STL R 3 92.1 23.9 -0.1 0 14.7 -0.2 -2
2018 4-Seamer STL R 1372 93.7 15.6 0.6 3 8.5 0.3 4
2018 Cutter STL R 113 87 28.9 -0.4 -1 2.9 0.7 32
2017 Sinker STL R 10 93.2 21.4 -0.5 -2 15.4 0.1 0
2017 Changeup STL R 267 84.3 29.9 -2.2 -7 10.9 -3.1 -22
2017 4-Seamer STL R 616 93.2 15.5 0.2 1 9.1 0.2 2
2017 Cutter STL R 24 88.5 23.9 2.5 9 1.9 -0.1 -4
2017 Curveball STL R 122 79.6 47.8 -4.2 -8 9.1 -0.8 -8
2016 Cutter STL R 64 88.4 24 1.7 7 3.3 -4.2 -455
2016 4-Seamer STL R 386 92.5 15.7 -0.3 -2 12.6 3.6 40
2016 Changeup STL R 161 83.9 29.8 -1.2 -4 14.5 0.9 6
2016 Curveball STL R 50 80.1 49 -0.9 -2 2.5 -5.7 -69
! 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 Curveball -1.3 0 21 1.9 7 .143 .286 .179 57.1 85.7 60 .109 .134 .106 100
2021 Cutter -3.1 -2 68 6.1 9 .111 .111 .1 33.3 22.2 16.7 .286 .518 .34 14.3
2021 Changeup 2.5 8 333 30 93 .267 .556 .375 26.8 23.7 16.4 .257 .408 .299 44.1
2021 4-Seamer -0.5 -3 687 61.9 163 .224 .448 .328 20.4 19.6 15.6 .256 .492 .358 40.9
2020 Curveball 2.4 2 67 6.9 10 .5 .7 .52 5 0 0 .412 .577 .426 50
2020 Cutter 2.2 3 114 11.8 18 .313 .625 .428 25.7 11.1 10.5 .293 .592 .405 50
2020 Changeup -0.5 -1 264 27.3 81 .227 .387 .294 34.9 29.6 20.5 .209 .346 .27 25.5
2020 4-Seamer 0.9 5 523 54 127 .313 .583 .411 20.2 22.8 16.5 .259 .498 .348 49.4
2019 Sinker -8.1 0 1 0.1 1 0 0 0 100 100 100 0
2019 Curveball 0.4 0 95 9 14 .357 .429 .346 29 21.4 18.8 .358 .445 .342 54.5
2019 Cutter -0.1 0 148 14.1 34 .273 .424 .312 20.5 20.6 29.2 .257 .452 .308 38.5
2019 Changeup -2.7 -7 261 24.8 83 .169 .273 .226 34.5 25.3 19.8 .227 .349 .276 33.9
2019 4-Seamer -0.8 -4 548 52 127 .239 .41 .312 21.3 29.1 20.9 .26 .471 .332 45.7
2018 Sinker -19.7 -1 3 0.1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .262 .268 .243 0
2018 Cutter -0.3 0 113 4.7 23 .273 .273 .265 12.5 8.7 10 .323 .39 .325 25
2018 Curveball 2.5 7 304 12.7 77 .315 .562 .401 18.6 13 16.1 .308 .537 .379 44.4
2018 Changeup 2 12 593 24.9 176 .269 .467 .347 28.1 19.3 15.9 .24 .401 .294 32.8
2018 4-Seamer -0.4 -6 1372 57.5 329 .272 .409 .348 20.5 22.8 17.7 .252 .415 .34 34.7
2017 Sinker 33.8 3 10 1 4 .75 2.25 1.225 0 0 0 .463 1.267 .707 100
2017 Cutter 4.5 1 24 2.3 5 .6 .8 .61 11.1 0 0 .397 .71 .468 40
2017 Curveball 3.7 5 122 11.7 27 .296 .407 .374 20 7.4 11.1 .2 .366 .235 28
2017 Changeup -1.6 -4 267 25.5 86 .203 .253 .241 25.2 27.9 19 .193 .235 .227 16.4
2017 4-Seamer -1 -6 616 58.9 126 .254 .412 .324 23.7 35.7 24.3 .258 .424 .322 46.5
! 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 251 84.7 89 17 1:15 2:00 -45
2020 Curveball 64 79.1 68 12.2 7:00 6:30 30
2020 Cutter 102 88.2 59 10.8 12:00 11:30 30
2020 4-Seam Fastball 497 94 98 19.5 12:45 12:45 0
2021 Changeup 328 85.3 86 16.5 1:15 1:45 -30
2021 Curveball 21 78 52 10.4 7:15 7:00 15
2021 Cutter 68 87.4 54 10 12:00 11:15 45
2021 4-Seam Fastball 685 93.6 95 18.7 12:45 12:45 0
! 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
2016 167 682 4 1 4 3 12
2017 248 1039 -5 -2 3 3 -1
2018 606 2385 1 -18 22 8 13
2019 259 1053 -5 -15 4 4 -11
2020 236 968 3 -6 8 2 8
2021 272 1109 -1 -4 5 3 3
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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 %
2016 682 47.7 68.6 81.2 26.6 65.3 40.2 56.3 46.6 22 7.6 78.8
2017 1046 50.6 68.8 81.2 24 61.8 46.7 59.9 46.7 23.4 6.9 81.9
2018 2386 50.6 68 81.1 24.6 65.2 45.2 60.1 46.6 22.2 6.9 81.2
2019 1053 48.2 68.5 79 27.2 58.8 41.2 61.9 47.1 25.6 6.4 86.6
2020 968 50.8 72 80.5 23.1 56.4 44.9 60.2 47.9 24.8 7.7 86.7
2021 1109 52.6 70.5 79.6 30 65.2 43.5 63.6 51.3 23.6 7.9 85.2
7244 50.3 69.2 80.5 25.7 62.7 44.1 60.5 47.6 23.4 7.2 83.2
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
2016 37 47 13
2017 76 65 71 70 79 72 56 71 39 86 77 44 76 55 52 13
2018 23 21 25 31 26 24 52 58 53 35 39 34 23 58 71 19
2019 49 35 38 45 60 69 63 17 12 70 89 51 49 42 58 16
2020 36 36 22 21 56 6 22 24 21 50 62 37 36 51 86 21
2021 29 30 21 15 50 48 21 21 28 42 65 29 29 45 91 36
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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 22.2 6 9.8 -4 6 11 2 33.3
2020 22.7 10 17.1 -7 6 13 0 0
2021 23.1 11 15.3 -4 5 4 1 9.1

Expected Home Runs by Park

Year HR
2019 6 9 12 7 13 8 13 11 9 7 14 13 3 11 10 13 7 11 5 9 6 10 8 7 9 13 15 7 15 5 14
2020 10 18 21 18 19 15 15 18 14 15 18 15 11 14 15 19 9 19 18 20 8 15 16 19 18 19 18 15 17 15 20
2021 11 15 16 14 15 14 13 15 11 13 16 15 12 12 12 14 11 16 12 13 12 12 14 16 14 15 14 12 14 13 16
! 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 92 93 1 93.2 0.2 92.5 -0.7 93 0.5 93 0
Offspeed Velocity 83.9 84.3 0.4 85.4 1.1 84.5 -0.9 84.7 0.2 85.4 0.7
Breaking Velocity 80.1 79.6 -0.5 80.8 1.2 81.3 0.5 79 -2.3 78 -1
Exit Velocity 89.6 86.3 -3.3 88.1 1.8 89.9 1.8 89.8 -0.1 90.1 0.3
Launch Angle 14.7 7.7 -7 12.8 5.1 14.6 1.8 19.3 4.7 14.5 -4.8
Barrel % 5.6 5.6 0 6.3 0.7 6.3 0 9.3 3 9.4 0.1
Hard Hit % 34.3 34.4 0.1 35 0.6 41.4 6.4 42 0.6 41.4 -0.6
Sweet Spot % 50 33.3 -16.7 37.4 4.1 34.5 -2.9 36.4 1.9 36.1 -0.3
xBA .296 .232 -0.064 .259 0.027 .254 -0.005 .251 -0.003 .253 0.002
BA .311 .254 -0.057 .277 0.023 .227 -0.05 .292 0.065 .233 -0.059
xwOBA .358 .285 -0.073 .33 0.045 .31 -0.02 .329 0.019 .328 -0.001
wOBA .37 .301 -0.069 .34 0.039 .274 -0.066 .368 0.094 .317 -0.051
xSLG .469 .368 -0.101 .426 0.058 .426 0 .456 0.03 .453 -0.003
SLG .507 .392 -0.115 .441 0.049 .368 -0.073 .523 0.155 .47 -0.053
K% 26.9 28.6 1.7 19.9 -8.7 26.5 6.6 23.3 -3.2 22.5 -0.8
BB% 7.2 6.7 -0.5 8.9 2.2 5.4 -3.5 7.6 2.2 7.3 -0.3
Swing % 46.6 46.7 0.1 46.6 -0.1 47.1 0.5 47.9 0.8 51.3 3.4
Whiff% 22 23.4 1.4 22.2 -1.2 25.6 3.4 24.8 -0.8 23.6 -1.2
In Zone % 47.7 50.6 2.9 50.6 0 48.2 -2.4 50.8 2.6 52.6 1.8
Out of Zone % 52.3 49.4 -2.9 49.4 0 51.8 2.4 49.2 -2.6 47.4 -1.8
Out of Zone Swing % 26.6 24 -2.6 24.6 0.6 27.2 2.6 23.1 -4.1 30 6.9
First Pitch Swing % 26.9 25.8 -1.1 26.6 0.8 31.9 5.3 32.6 0.7 35.3 2.7
First Pitch Strike % 56.3 59.9 3.6 60.1 0.2 61.9 1.8 60.2 -1.7 63.6 3.4
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Statcast Shift Statistics

vs RHHvs LHH
YearPAwOBAPAShifts%PAShifts%
2016 161 .374 93 1 1.1 68 11 16.2
2017 242 .305 138 0 0.0 104 7 6.7
2018 607 .340 285 3 1.1 322 24 7.5
2019 259 .274 119 23 19.3 140 65 46.4
2020 236 .368 120 34 28.3 116 59 50.9
2021 272 .317 160 34 21.3 112 59 52.7

Pitch Distribution