Masataka Yoshida
LF | Bats/Throws: L/R | 5' 8" 192LBS | Age: 31
PA AB R H HR SB AVG OBP SLG OPS
2023 580 537 71 155 15 8 .289 .338 .445 .783
2024 210 188 20 50 4 0 .266 .343 .372 .715
2 Seasons 790 725 91 205 19 8 .283 .339 .426 .765
AVG HR SB OPS
2023 .289 15 8 .783
2024 .266 4 0 .715
2 Seasons .283 19 8 .765
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Statcast Batting 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%
2023 29 2197 458 30 6.6 5.2 89.0 112.3 3.9 29.5 .273 .425 .339 .325 .350 40.6 14.0 5.9
2024 30 823 157 7 4.5 3.3 87.5 110.2 8.7 33.8 .248 .368 .320 .310 .316 37.6 14.8 6.7
Player 3020 615 37 6.0 4.7 88.6 112.3 5.2 30.6 .267 .411 .334 .321 .341 39.8 14.2 6.1
MLB 7.0 4.8 88.5 122.4 12.3 33.1 .245 .406 .316 .315 .369 36.5 22.2 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
2023 55.0 19.4 21.4 4.1 35.4 35.2 29.5 3.9 41.9 17.2 25.8 3.9 6.6 5.2
2024 44.6 22.3 28.0 5.1 40.1 33.1 26.8 6.4 30.6 21.7 29.3 7.6 4.5 3.3
Player 52.4 20.2 23.1 4.4 36.6 34.6 28.8 4.6 39.0 18.4 26.7 4.9 6.0 4.7
MLB 44.5 23.7 24.8 7.0 37.1 37.5 25.3 3.9 32.7 24.8 24.4 5.8 7.0 4.8
! 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 %
2024 4-Seam Fastball -0.9 -2 272 33.0 69 .259 .328 .328 12.0 11.6 12.9 .295 .458 .381 40.0
2024 Sinker 3.5 5 144 17.5 51 .326 .587 .419 5.5 2.0 2.7 .230 .380 .303 35.6
2024 Slider 1.5 2 123 14.9 27 .318 .318 .363 27.5 14.8 12.9 .319 .373 .375 38.9
2024 Cutter -1.0 -1 74 9.0 14 .214 .286 .282 20.6 14.3 11.1 .210 .333 .233 16.7
2024 Changeup 0.7 1 68 8.3 20 .300 .400 .305 23.5 20.0 19.0 .256 .335 .256 37.5
2024 Curveball -3.1 -2 60 7.3 12 .083 .083 .075 28.6 50.0 27.3 .091 .138 .097 50.0
2024 Sweeper 0.3 0 42 5.1 9 .125 .125 .178 15.4 44.4 44.4 .130 .150 .188 50.0
2024 Split-Finger -0.3 0 31 3.8 7 .143 .143 .129 30.0 28.6 12.5 .170 .222 .168 40.0
2024 Knuckleball 0.1 0 4 0.5 -- -- -- 0.0 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
2024 Slurve -4.6 0 1 0.1 -- -- -- 0.0 -- -- -- -- -- --
2024 Screwball 2.4 0 1 0.1 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2023 4-Seam Fastball 1.2 9 728 33.1 206 .372 .559 .448 9.7 8.7 11.2 .325 .496 .382 47.6
2023 Sinker -0.6 -2 312 14.2 90 .282 .388 .328 12.0 13.3 18.2 .231 .304 .258 32.9
2023 Slider -0.8 -3 311 14.2 74 .206 .368 .271 29.9 24.3 16.8 .213 .313 .254 49.0
2023 Changeup 1.0 3 292 13.3 69 .270 .492 .375 26.4 11.6 9.4 .276 .478 .354 34.5
2023 Curveball -0.4 -1 218 9.9 55 .269 .404 .313 24.5 21.8 16.4 .283 .479 .343 39.0
2023 Cutter -3.6 -7 183 8.3 45 .122 .171 .178 14.8 13.3 17.6 .206 .327 .268 20.0
2023 Sweeper 2.9 2 81 3.7 19 .211 .474 .284 28.9 26.3 16.1 .204 .406 .255 28.6
2023 Split-Finger 3.1 1 47 2.1 18 .294 .294 .289 25.0 11.1 10.5 .293 .428 .332 46.7
2023 Slurve -0.4 0 14 0.6 1 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 .474 1.265 .692 100.0
! Note: Years are in reverse order.
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Swing/Take

Runs
Year Team PA Pitches Heart Shadow Chase Waste All
2023 580 2,197 -14 -2 12 8 5
2024 205 803 3 -10 5 5 3
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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 %
2023 2,197 51.2 58.6 86.5 27.3 71.0 42.8 15.0 43.3 18.3 8.6 68.6
2024 823 51.9 60.2 90.7 22.5 61.8 41.4 15.2 42.0 16.8 9.7 65.0
Player 3,020 51.4 59.0 87.7 26.0 68.8 42.4 15.1 43.0 17.9 8.9 67.5
MLB 48.6 67.0 82.0 28.4 57.9 42.6 29.8 47.2 24.8 7.3 76.2
! 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
Bat
Speed
Swing
Length
2023 51 80 48 37 49 54 31 42 79 49 93 17 86 57 22 52
2024 39 42 23 21 59 8 18 22 64 33 89 30 90 84 18
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Expected Home Runs

Adjusted

Year Team Avg HR Trot Actual HR xHR HR-xHR Doubters Mostly Gone No Doubters No Doubter %
2023 22.0 15 14.6 0 10 16 3 20.0
2024 22.3 4 4.9 -1 1 5 1 25.0
Player 22.1 19 19.5 -1 11 21 4 21.1
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Expected Home Runs by Park

Adjusted

Year HR
2023 15 15 9 15 15 12 15 14 10 11 12 13 16 14 17 17 20 13 19 18 15 14 25 20 11 10 17 14 16 12 10
2024 4 4 6 5 5 5 6 6 5 3 6 5 5 5 4 5 3 3 5 6 6 5 7 6 4 3 5 7 6 4 2
Player 19 19 15 20 20 17 21 20 15 14 18 18 21 19 21 22 23 16 24 24 21 19 32 26 15 13 22 21 22 16 12
Note: xHR tells how many of this player's home runs would have been out of other stadiums. The "Adjusted" view here accounts for different wall heights, distances and environmental effects using Statcast Park Factor data.
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Year to Year Changes

Metric 2023 2024 +/-  
Exit Velocity 89.0 87.5 -1.5
Launch Angle 3.9 8.8 4.9
Barrel % 6.6 4.5 -2.1
Hard Hit % 40.6 37.7 -2.9
LA Sweet-Spot % 29.5 33.1 3.6
xBA .273 .248 -0.025
BA .289 .261 -0.028
xwOBA .325 .309 -0.016
wOBA .339 .314 -0.025
xSLG .425 .369 -0.056
SLG .445 .364 -0.081
K% 14.0 14.6 0.6
BB% 5.9 6.3 0.4
Swing % 43.3 42.2 -1.1
Whiff% 18.3 16.5 -1.8
In Zone % 51.2 52.1 0.9
Out of Zone % 48.8 47.9 -0.9
Out of Zone Swing % 27.3 22.3 -5.0
First Pitch Swing % 15.0 15.1 0.1
First Pitch Strike % 59.5 49.3 -10.2
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Statcast Fielder Positioning

wOBA
SeasonAlignment TypeBat SidePAShifts/Shades%No Shift/ShadeShift/Shade
2023 Shades L 580 183 31.6 .334 .347
2024 Shades L 210 95 45.2 .367 .264
! 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 %
2023 677 14.9 52.9% 0.0% 418 18.2 7.7% 0.5%
2024 229 15.9 37.1% 0.0% 142 18.2 7.7% 1.4%
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Statcast Rankings