Luke Williams
SS | Bats/Throws: R/R | 6' 1" 186LBS | Age: 27
Draft: 2015 | Rd: 3, #83, Philadelphia Phillies | Dana Hills (CA) HS
PA AB R H HR SB AVG OBP SLG OPS
2021 108 98 8 24 1 2 .245 .315 .316 .631
2022 136 127 21 30 1 11 .236 .287 .315 .602
2023 19 19 1 1 0 4 .053 .053 .053 .106
3 Seasons 263 244 30 55 2 17 .225 .281 .295 .576
AVG HR SB OPS
2021 .245 1 2 .631
2022 .236 1 11 .602
2023 .053 0 4 .106
3 Seasons .225 2 17 .576
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Hits Spray Chart

Statcast Batting 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%
2021 24 413 75 0 0.0 0.0 84.7 106.9 3.2 24.0 .226 .280 .283 .266 .290 25.3 21.3 9.3
2022 25 540 83 3 3.6 2.2 83.3 105.7 16.7 36.1 .198 .272 .265 .233 .313 22.9 32.4 6.6
2023 26 67 12 0 0.0 0.0 83.2 98.2 14.8 16.7 .048 .077 .046 .054 .086 16.7 36.8 0.0
Player 1020 170 3 1.8 1.1 83.9 106.9 10.8 29.4 .197 .260 .257 .234 .287 23.5 28.1 7.2
MLB 6.9 4.7 88.4 122.4 12.2 33.1 .245 .406 .316 .315 .368 36.3 22.1 8.4
! Note: All figures in this table cover the period 2015-present.




Fastball: 4 Seam, 2 Seam, Cutter, Sinker. Offspeed: Split, Change, Fork, Screw. Breaking: Slider, Curve, Knuckle, Sweeper, Slurve, Other
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Batted Ball Profile

Season GB % FB % LD % PU % Pull % Straight % Oppo % Weak % Topped % Under % Flare/Burner % Solid % Barrel % Barrel/PA
2021 60.0 14.7 17.3 8.0 42.7 42.7 14.7 10.7 42.7 18.7 21.3 6.7 0.0 0.0
2022 41.0 21.7 24.1 13.3 41.0 36.1 22.9 8.4 24.1 31.3 27.7 4.8 3.6 2.2
2023 41.7 41.7 8.3 8.3 41.7 25.0 33.3 8.3 33.3 58.3 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Player 49.4 20.0 20.0 10.6 41.8 38.2 20.0 9.4 32.9 27.6 22.9 5.3 1.8 1.1
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.

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 %
2023 4-Seam Fastball -4.9 -2 31 46.3 9 .111 .111 .100 7.7 33.3 33.3 .061 .118 .076 16.7
2023 Slider -10.8 -2 18 26.9 5 .000 .000 .000 46.2 40.0 40.0 .051 .059 .050 33.3
2023 Curveball -4.6 0 8 11.9 2 .000 .000 .000 60.0 50.0 33.3 .004 .005 .004 0.0
2023 Changeup -19.0 -1 5 7.5 2 .000 .000 .000 40.0 50.0 100.0 .003 .005 .004 0.0
2023 Sinker -9.3 0 3 4.5 1 .000 .000 .000 50.0 0.0 0.0 .086 .090 .083 0.0
2023 Cutter 2.8 0 2 3.0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2022 4-Seam Fastball -0.2 0 172 31.9 37 .265 .353 .304 26.4 27.0 18.9 .238 .329 .283 29.2
2022 Sinker -1.7 -2 105 19.4 26 .348 .348 .358 17.3 11.5 13.0 .228 .266 .274 20.0
2022 Slider -5.8 -5 91 16.9 33 .125 .156 .141 39.6 42.4 35.9 .158 .220 .179 16.7
2022 Cutter -4.6 -2 49 9.1 10 .100 .100 .090 42.3 50.0 31.3 .141 .235 .164 20.0
2022 Curveball 1.7 1 48 8.9 9 .333 .667 .422 29.4 44.4 22.2 .274 .484 .327 60.0
2022 Changeup 0.6 0 47 8.7 13 .308 .538 .427 40.0 38.5 27.8 .177 .206 .168 12.5
2022 Sweeper -1.5 0 13 2.4 2 .000 .000 .000 0.0 50.0 20.0 .130 .131 .120 0.0
2022 Slurve -9.3 -1 7 1.3 2 .000 .000 .000 25.0 50.0 20.0 .095 .210 .130 0.0
2022 Split-Finger 19.0 1 3 0.6 2 .500 .500 .450 33.3 50.0 50.0 .035 .037 .034 0.0
2021 4-Seam Fastball -1.2 -2 146 35.4 35 .250 .313 .337 14.7 20.0 16.7 .231 .308 .273 36.0
2021 Slider 1.8 2 92 22.3 26 .280 .480 .373 35.7 30.8 25.8 .235 .287 .249 17.6
2021 Sinker -2.0 -1 63 15.3 16 .214 .214 .256 6.5 18.8 23.1 .206 .221 .254 36.4
2021 Curveball 2.0 1 37 9.0 11 .250 .250 .355 25.0 18.2 11.8 .157 .192 .302 16.7
2021 Cutter -4.9 -2 37 9.0 9 .250 .250 .278 5.9 11.1 25.0 .308 .336 .330 14.3
2021 Changeup -1.5 0 33 8.0 9 .222 .222 .200 26.7 11.1 25.0 .241 .330 .251 12.5
2021 Split-Finger -11.4 -1 5 1.2 2 .000 .000 .000 33.3 50.0 50.0 .050 .057 .052 0.0
! Note: Years are in reverse order.
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Swing/Take

Runs
Year Team PA Pitches Heart Shadow Chase Waste All
2021 108 413 -1 -7 2 2 -3
2022 135 540 -3 -9 2 2 -8
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Plate Discipline

Season Pitches Zone % Zone Swing % Zone Contact % Chase % Chase Contact % Edge % 1st Pitch Swing % Swing % Whiff % Meatball % Meatball Swing %
2021 413 48.9 68.3 87.7 25.6 55.6 44.6 18.5 46.5 19.3 7.0 72.4
2022 540 50.6 71.1 77.8 30.0 40.0 43.7 31.9 50.7 29.9 6.9 78.4
2023 67 47.8 81.3 80.8 34.3 33.3 37.3 36.8 56.7 34.2 7.5 40.0
Player 1,020 49.7 70.6 81.8 28.5 45.2 43.6 26.7 49.4 26.2 7.0 73.2
MLB 48.6 67.0 82.0 28.5 58.0 42.6 29.7 47.1 24.8 7.3 76.1
! Note: All figures in this table cover the period 2015-present.

Percentile Rankings

Year xwOBA xBA xSLG xISO xOBP Brl Brl% EV Max EV Hard
Hit%
K% BB% Whiff% Chase
Rate
Speed OAA Arm
Strength
2021 45 93
2022 21 85 47
2023 2 53
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Expected Home Runs

Year Team Avg HR Trot Actual HR xHR HR-xHR Doubters Mostly Gone No Doubters No Doubter %
2021 20.3 1 0.8 0 0 1 0 0.0
2022 20.0 1 1.9 -1 1 1 1 100.0
Player 20.2 2 2.6 -1 1 2 1 50.0

Expected Home Runs by Park

Year HR
2021 1 1 0 1 1 1 1 0 1 1 1 1 0 0 1 1 0 1 1 1 0 1 1 1 0 1 1 1 1 1 1
2022 1 1 2 1 2 3 3 1 2 1 2 3 1 2 2 2 1 1 2 2 1 2 3 2 1 1 3 3 2 2 2
Player 2 2 2 2 3 4 4 1 3 2 3 4 1 2 3 3 1 2 3 3 1 3 4 3 1 2 4 4 3 3 3
! 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 2021 2022 +/-   2023 +/-  
Exit Velocity 84.7 83.3 -1.4 83.2 -0.1
Launch Angle 3.2 16.7 13.5 14.8 -1.9
Barrel % 0.0 3.6 3.6 0.0 -3.6
Hard Hit % 25.3 22.9 -2.4 16.7 -6.2
Sweet Spot % 24.0 36.1 12.1 16.7 -19.4
xBA .226 .198 -0.028 .048 -0.150
BA .245 .236 -0.009 .053 -0.183
xwOBA .266 .233 -0.033 .054 -0.179
wOBA .283 .265 -0.018 .046 -0.219
xSLG .280 .272 -0.008 .077 -0.195
SLG .316 .315 -0.001 .053 -0.262
K% 21.3 32.4 11.1 36.8 4.4
BB% 9.3 6.6 -2.7 0.0 -6.6
Swing % 46.5 50.7 4.2 56.7 6.0
Whiff% 19.3 29.9 10.6 34.2 4.3
In Zone % 48.9 50.6 1.7 47.8 -2.8
Out of Zone % 51.1 49.4 -1.7 52.2 2.8
Out of Zone Swing % 25.6 30.0 4.4 34.3 4.3
First Pitch Swing % 18.5 31.9 13.4 36.8 4.9
First Pitch Strike % 53.7 61.5 7.8 63.2 1.7
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Statcast Fielder Positioning

wOBA
SeasonAlignment TypeBat SidePAShifts/Shades%No Shift/ShadeShift/Shade
2021 Shifts R 108 34 31.5 .276 .299
2022 Shifts R 135 24 17.8 .283 .184
2023 Shades R 19 0 0.0 .046
! 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 %
2021 94 18.3 27.7% 4.3% 97 24.1 0.0% 7.2%
2022 151 18.1 25.2% 5.3% 73 24.8 0.0% 11.0%
2023 16 14.3 62.5% 0.0% 9 20.1 0.0% 0.0%
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