Mark Leiter Jr.
P | B/T: R/R | 6' 0" 210LBS | Age: 31

Draft: 2013 | Rd: 22, #661, Philadelphia Phillies | New Jersey Inst of Tech

Stats

W L ERA G GS SV IP SO WHIP
2022 2 7 3.97 33 4 3 65.2 70 1.14
3 Seasons 5 14 4.96 80 15 3 179.2 176 1.35
G W-L ERA IP SO WHIP
2022 33 2-7 3.97 65.2 70 1.14
3 Seasons 80 5-14 4.96 179.2 176 1.35

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
2017 26 1510 273 20 7.3 5.1 86.2 112.2 7.3 33.0 .263 .451 .333 .338 .395 33.8 21.3 7.8 4.96 4.99
2018 27 468 87 6 6.9 4.9 89.0 112.9 10.7 33.3 .292 .516 .409 .375 .432 39.1 17.9 9.8 7.71 6.27
2022 31 1041 168 11 6.5 4.1 87.6 116.8 10.0 31.0 .228 .381 .296 .309 .364 35.1 25.4 9.3 3.92 3.96
Player 3019 528 37 7 4.7 87.1 116.8 8.7 32.4 .256 .437 .332 .334 .391 35.1 22.1 8.7
MLB 6.7 4.6 88.4 122.4 12.1 32.8 .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

Leiter relies on 6 pitches.
4-Seam Fastball
(24%) ,
Changeup
(22.5%) ,
Sinker
(21.9%) ,
Curveball
(16.2%) ,
Cutter
(10.1%) ,
Slider
(5.2%) ,


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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
2017 49.5 20.5 26.0 4.0 38.8 38.1 23.1 7.0 34.8 19.8 26.0 4.0 7.3 5.1
2018 47.1 24.1 23.0 5.7 48.3 26.4 24.1 3.4 28.7 21.8 28.7 6.9 6.9 4.9
2022 50.0 22.0 21.4 6.5 43.5 35.1 21.4 6.0 36.3 20.2 24.4 6.5 6.5 4.1
Player 49.2 21.6 24.1 5.1 41.9 35.2 22.7 6.1 34.3 20.3 25.9 5.3 7.0 4.7
MLB 44.9 23.1 25.0 7.1 36.8 37.7 25.4 3.8 32.9 24.5 24.3 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 Changeup CHC R 227 84.2 34.2 2.3 7 6.4 -7.6 -54
2022 4-Seamer CHC R 242 91.1 16.5 0.0 0 5.4 -1.4 -20
2022 Slider CHC R 52 79.4 43.0 0.2 0 13.5 0.8 7
2022 Curveball CHC R 163 73.2 68.5 3.6 6 7.5 -4.3 -36
2022 Sinker CHC R 221 91.0 20.6 -3.1 -13 12.6 -2.0 -14
2022 Cutter CHC R 102 87.4 29.9 -1.4 -5 3.1 0.4 14
2018 Curveball TOR R 46 73.1 70.2 6.5 10 7.8 -3.4 -30
2018 Cutter TOR R 51 87.5 29.1 -1.4 -5 4.1 1.8 77
2018 Changeup TOR R 128 84.6 32.3 0.8 3 6.1 -7.4 -55
2018 Sinker TOR R 126 91.2 19.5 -3.6 -15 13.1 -1.3 -9
2018 4-Seamer TOR R 116 91.4 15.3 1.4 9 5.4 -1.6 -23
2017 Cutter PHI R 145 86.1 29.6 -1.2 -4 0.5 -1.7 -79
2017 4-Seamer PHI R 516 91.1 14.3 1.2 8 5.0 -2.3 -32
2017 Slider PHI R 25 81.9 42.8 3.7 10 4.8 -1.6 -25
2017 Curveball PHI R 131 72.3 67.0 4.3 7 8.3 -3.3 -28
2017 Changeup PHI R 375 83.7 31.6 1.6 5 5.9 -7.3 -55
2017 Sinker PHI R 315 90.7 19.1 -3.0 -14 12.9 -1.7 -11
! 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 4-Seamer 2.3 6 242 23.2 55 .348 .652 .485 18.2 9.1 9.8 .369 .692 .491 61.0
2022 Changeup -3.3 -7 227 21.8 90 .063 .101 .147 52.4 52.2 32.6 .084 .104 .158 12.5
2022 Sinker -1.8 -4 221 21.2 51 .171 .341 .283 14.6 9.8 15.6 .245 .403 .337 21.1
2022 Curveball 0.5 1 163 15.7 26 .280 .280 .338 22.6 0.0 0.0 .275 .343 .282 24.0
2022 Cutter 2.0 2 102 9.8 23 .318 .909 .509 30.2 30.4 28.0 .317 .711 .447 66.7
2022 Slider 2.7 1 52 5.0 12 .250 .250 .300 19.0 8.3 4.5 .287 .440 .316 27.3
2018 Changeup 2.5 3 128 27.4 44 .231 .359 .333 27.8 34.1 19.2 .169 .222 .233 37.5
2018 Sinker -2.1 -3 126 26.9 34 .250 .393 .310 19.3 5.9 20.0 .284 .467 .361 32.1
2018 4-Seamer 2.8 3 116 24.8 26 .333 .708 .531 20.5 15.4 17.4 .360 .708 .470 50.0
2018 Cutter 7.6 4 51 10.9 8 .750 1.125 .813 5.3 0.0 0.0 .465 .879 .573 50.0
2018 Curveball 11.5 5 46 9.8 8 .625 1.500 .881 40.0 12.5 14.3 .551 1.187 .728 28.6
2017 4-Seamer -0.2 -1 516 34.2 111 .247 .506 .377 9.9 7.2 9.1 .328 .639 .454 44.0
2017 Changeup 0.2 1 375 24.8 129 .202 .403 .286 33.7 39.5 27.3 .186 .325 .234 27.4
2017 Sinker 0.4 1 315 20.9 78 .324 .521 .416 11.3 5.1 10.8 .340 .525 .399 31.3
2017 Cutter 2.7 4 145 9.6 45 .268 .415 .351 27.9 31.1 23.0 .243 .381 .302 37.0
2017 Curveball 1.3 2 131 8.7 24 .348 .565 .404 37.3 29.2 35.0 .260 .358 .283 25.0
2017 Slider -4.3 -1 25 1.7 5 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 .089 .099 .082 0.0
! 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
2022 Changeup 192 84.3 90 8.7 1:45 2:15 -30
2022 Curveball 163 73.2 94 21.9 6:45 6:45 0
2022 Cutter 95 87.6 52 6.5 12:00 10:45 75
2022 4-Seam Fastball 241 91.1 96 16.7 12:45 12:45 0
2022 Sinker 218 91.0 91 17.5 12:45 1:45 -60
2022 Slider 52 79.4 49 14.6 8:00 8:45 -45
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Swing/Take

Runs
Year Team PA Pitches Heart Shadow Chase Waste All
2017 392 1,508 -4 -6 9 7 6
2018 120 467 12 -2 2 2 13
2022 266 1,041 -6 -9 7 8 0
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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 %
2017 1,510 50.4 63.7 84.3 23.8 59.0 41.4 60.8 43.9 21.3 7.0 79.2
2018 468 45.9 67.9 85.6 26.9 58.8 40.2 58.2 45.7 22.9 7.5 74.3
2022 1,041 44.0 61.8 81.3 30.2 50.6 38.3 59.0 44.1 29.2 7.1 68.9
Player 3,019 47.5 63.7 83.6 26.6 55.5 40.2 59.8 44.3 24.3 7.1 74.9
MLB 48.5 66.9 82.0 28.4 58.3 42.6 60.8 47.1 24.7 7.3 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
2017 23 27 24 23 28 34 24 76 45 46 59 28 13 17 2 14 85
2018 21 4 79
2022 47 60 49 37 35 69 65 71 72 68 30 73 59 12 4 22 78
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Expected Home Runs

Year Team Avg HR Trot Actual HR xHR HR-xHR Doubters Mostly Gone No Doubters No Doubter %
2017 22.5 18 15.0 3 7 11 6 33.3
2018 22.6 7 6.7 0 3 3 4 57.1
2022 25.0 10 9.3 1 7 7 3 30.0

Expected Home Runs by Park

Year HR
2017 18 15 20 14 15 16 15 14 15 14 16 16 13 14 15 16 15 16 8 17 18 14 14 16 16 15 14 12 14 16 18
2018 7 6 9 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 6 6 6 6 7 7 7 6 6 7 7 7 7 6 7 7 7 6 7 6 7
2022 10 9 13 9 9 11 10 8 12 10 8 7 8 4 8 10 13 9 8 10 14 8 8 9 9 9 9 8 10 8 12
! 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 90.2 0.4
Offspeed Velocity 83.7 0.9
Breaking Velocity 73.9 -0.8
Exit Velocity 86.2 2.8
Launch Angle 7.3 3.4
Barrel % 7.3 -0.4
Hard Hit % 33.8 5.3
Sweet Spot % 33 0.3
xBA .263 0.029
BA .254 0.073
xwOBA .338 0.037
wOBA .333 0.076
xSLG .451 0.065
SLG .46 0.129
K% 21.3 -3.4
BB% 7.8 2
Swing % 43.9 1.8
Whiff% 21.3 1.6
In Zone % 50.4 -4.5
Out of Zone % 49.6 4.5
Out of Zone Swing % 23.8 3.1
First Pitch Swing % 24.2 2
First Pitch Strike % 60.8 -2.6
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Statcast Shift Statistics

vs RHHvs LHH
YearPAwOBAPAShifts%PAShifts%
2017 393 .333 212 18 8.5 181 30 16.6
2018 120 .409 62 5 8.1 58 16 27.6
2022 264 .299 128 33 25.8 136 87 64.0

Pitch Tempo

Bases EmptyRunners On Base
SeasonTeamPitchesTempoFast %Slow %PitchesTempoFast %Slow %
2017 492 15.1 47.6% 1.2% 264 22.8 0.4% 19.3%
2018 143 15.9 37.1% 2.1% 85 22.5 1.2% 15.3%
2022 315 17.7 12.1% 2.5% 183 23.9 0.5% 15.3%
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Pitch Distribution