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Matt Adams
Popularity: ↑ 7%
1B | B/T: L/R | 6' 3" 245LBS | Age: 32

Draft: 2009 | Rd: 23, #699, St. Louis Cardinals | Slippery Rock
Poor Avg Great

Stats

PA AB R H HR RBI SB AVG OBP SLG OPS
2020 51 49 4 9 2 9 0 .184 .216 .347 .563
9 Seasons 2574 2385 294 618 118 397 4 .259 .307 .467 .774
AVG HR RBI SB OPS
2020 .184 2 9 0 .563
9 Seasons .259 118 397 4 .774

Statcast Batting Statistics

Season Pitches Batted Balls Barrels Barrel % Exit Velocity Launch Angle Sweet Spot % XBA XSLG WOBA XWOBA XWOBACON Hard Hit % K % BB %
2015 693 135 8 5.9 89.2 11.4 26.7 .247 .400 .284 .301 .369 37.0 22.0 5.4
2016 1337 219 25 11.4 89.9 20 39.7 .244 .479 .330 .335 .417 40.2 24.8 7.6
2017 1436 255 27 10.6 88.8 16.1 34.1 .276 .517 .346 .350 .446 40.5 24.0 6.3
2018 1258 233 24 10.3 88.7 19 35.6 .240 .472 .334 .336 .398 39.9 21.7 8.0
2019 1308 196 29 14.8 88.6 19.6 39.8 .230 .484 .306 .323 .474 43.9 34.5 6.0
2020 209 31 3 9.7 90.1 21.4 32.3 .199 .382 .236 .250 .367 45.2 35.3 3.9
ALL 6241 1069 116 10.9 89 17.8 35.6 .246 .475 .321 .329 .423 40.6 26.0 6.7
MLB 43640 6.4 88.3 11.9 32.8 .250 .414 .317 .321 .376 34.9 21.8 8.3




Fastball: 4 Seam, 2 Seam, Cutter, Sinker. Offspeed: Split, Change, Fork, Screw. Breaking: Slider, Curve, Knuckle, Other
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Pitch Tracking

Year Pitch Type # % PA AB H 1B 2B 3B HR SO BBE BA XBA SLG XSLG WOBA XWOBA EV LA Whiff% PutAway%
2020 Fastballs 105 50.2 25 24 7 4 1 0 2 6 18 .292 .255 .583 .485 .371 .310 89.8 24 18.2 19.4
2020 Breaking 56 26.8 17 17 1 0 1 0 0 10 7 .059 .109 .118 .228 .072 .132 95.3 30 42.1 40.0
2020 Offspeed 48 23.0 9 8 1 1 0 0 0 2 6 .125 .221 .125 .400 .173 .305 85.1 5 38.9 18.2
2019 Fastballs 714 54.6 176 166 45 23 9 0 13 49 118 .271 .268 .560 .563 .355 .368 90.2 23 25.4 25.4
2019 Breaking 385 29.5 98 93 15 5 4 0 6 47 46 .161 .193 .398 .444 .249 .282 90.0 23 44.3 30.1
2019 Offspeed 208 15.9 58 51 10 8 1 0 1 19 32 .196 .172 .275 .302 .258 .256 80.4 3 41.0 27.5
! 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 %
2020 Splitter -1.2 0 9 4.3 1 .000 .000 .000 25.0 0.0 0.0 .664 .754 .598 100.0
2020 Cutter 6.9 2 27 12.9 5 .400 1.000 .580 28.6 60.0 33.3 .277 .599 .335 100.0
2020 Sinker -3.4 -1 17 8.1 6 .200 .800 .450 0.0 0.0 0.0 .384 1.001 .569 60.0
2020 Changeup 0.1 0 39 18.7 8 .143 .143 .200 42.9 25.0 22.2 .157 .350 .270 40.0
2020 Slider -6.9 -2 28 13.4 8 .000 .000 .000 36.4 62.5 50.0 .102 .112 .099 33.3
2020 Curveball -2.1 -1 28 13.4 9 .111 .222 .139 50.0 55.6 33.3 .115 .332 .163 75.0
2020 4-Seamer 0.5 0 61 29.2 14 .286 .357 .346 17.6 21.4 15.0 .202 .261 .191 18.2
2019 Splitter -4.3 -1 32 2.4 6 .000 .000 .000 61.1 66.7 28.6 .055 .065 .050 0.0
2019 Cutter -1.6 -1 75 5.7 13 .231 .385 .262 37.1 38.5 31.3 .303 .376 .293 25.0
2019 Curveball -3.7 -6 161 12.3 43 .095 .143 .116 53.0 60.5 41.9 .135 .262 .176 56.3
2019 Sinker 3.6 6 169 12.9 51 .320 .640 .437 15.9 19.6 27.8 .334 .719 .437 50.0
2019 Changeup -1.4 -2 176 13.5 52 .222 .311 .295 36.8 28.8 27.3 .187 .333 .281 30.0
2019 Slider 2.4 5 224 17.1 55 .216 .608 .364 37.6 38.2 22.3 .242 .595 .365 46.7
2019 4-Seamer 0.3 2 470 35.9 112 .252 .544 .356 27.0 30.4 24.1 .232 .512 .348 45.7
2018 Splitter -2.4 -1 33 2.6 12 .167 .167 .150 31.8 33.3 40.0 .122 .144 .119 0.0
2018 Cutter -0.3 0 97 7.7 18 .286 .500 .417 17.0 16.7 11.1 .272 .522 .419 27.3
2018 Curveball 2.8 4 124 9.9 32 .267 .567 .372 26.9 37.5 25.5 .179 .359 .260 38.9
2018 Slider -0.7 -1 141 11.2 39 .167 .500 .328 32.0 38.5 29.4 .205 .487 .323 47.6
2018 Changeup -1.0 -2 208 16.5 60 .241 .345 .284 42.5 26.7 32.0 .223 .348 .263 23.8
2018 Sinker 3.1 7 235 18.7 67 .323 .710 .451 15.7 9.0 14.0 .333 .709 .456 48.2
2018 4-Seamer 0.2 1 418 33.2 106 .202 .404 .306 19.9 16.0 14.9 .235 .457 .341 46.8
2017 Splitter 0.6 0 32 2.2 6 .333 .333 .300 55.0 50.0 25.0 .312 .745 .434 66.7
2017 Cutter 5.1 4 73 5.1 17 .313 .688 .435 32.0 5.9 8.3 .243 .494 .330 26.7
2017 Curveball 2.4 4 158 11.0 40 .275 .650 .384 33.7 42.5 30.4 .253 .482 .310 34.8
2017 Slider -1.1 -2 209 14.6 49 .191 .426 .261 38.1 32.7 20.3 .199 .424 .267 18.8
2017 Changeup -0.7 -1 209 14.6 57 .296 .463 .346 38.7 24.6 23.3 .296 .512 .362 50.0
2017 Sinker 2.3 7 302 21.0 87 .367 .658 .436 16.8 10.3 12.0 .335 .610 .406 41.1
2017 4-Seamer 0.0 0 433 30.2 101 .223 .436 .307 23.5 27.7 19.9 .268 .496 .347 48.5
! Note: Years are in reverse order.
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Swing/Take

Runs
Year Team PA Pitches Heart Shadow Chase Waste All
2016 317 1312 3 -9 5 4 3
2017 358 1418 2 2 2 4 11
2018 330 1249 5 -6 3 6 7
2019 334 1319 15 -17 0 4 2
2020 51 209 -2 0 0 0 -1
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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 %
2015 693 41.0 72.9 84.1 37.9 66.5 40.1 29.0 52.2 23.5 4.2 75.9
2016 1337 41.6 68.7 82.5 38.2 61.4 38.8 30.6 50.9 26.8 6.4 81.2
2017 1436 44.4 72.6 80.3 39.2 56.6 46.3 35.1 53.9 28.9 5.7 80.2
2018 1258 45.1 71.2 85.4 33.0 55.7 45.7 34.4 50.2 25.5 7.3 82.6
2019 1308 44.1 70.5 78.4 34.0 47.2 41.5 34.5 50.1 33.4 6.5 76.5
2020 209 50.2 72.4 80.3 33.7 48.6 42.6 35.3 53.1 29.7 7.2 66.7
ALL 6241 43.7 71.1 81.8 36.3 56.7 42.8 33.2 51.5 28.1 6.2 79.3
MLB 48.4 66.1 82.8 28.2 59.4 42.6 28.3 46.6 24.5 7.2 75.1

Batted Ball Profile

Season GB % FB % LD % PU % Pull % Straight % Oppo % Weak % Topped % Under % Flare/Burner % Solid % Barrel %
2015 42.2 22.2 29.6 5.9 37.0 40.7 22.2 1.5 32.6 22.2 25.9 8.1 5.9
2016 32.9 32.4 26.5 8.2 30.6 42.0 27.4 2.3 23.7 35.2 21.0 4.6 11.4
2017 39.6 28.6 24.3 7.5 43.5 36.1 20.4 4.7 23.1 26.7 28.2 5.9 10.6
2018 36.1 28.3 24.0 11.6 43.8 33.9 22.3 1.7 28.8 30.5 22.7 6.0 10.3
2019 32.7 29.6 26.5 11.2 50.5 30.1 19.4 5.1 24.0 28.6 18.9 8.2 14.8
2020 38.7 25.8 25.8 9.7 38.7 41.9 19.4 3.2 22.6 35.5 19.4 9.7 9.7
ALL 36.5 28.6 25.8 9.1 41.3 36.5 22.3 3.2 25.8 29.3 23.3 6.5 10.9
MLB 45.3 22.0 25.7 7.1 36.6 38.0 25.5 3.2 33.6 24.3 24.6 5.6 6.4

Percentile Rankings

Year xwOBA xBA xSLG xISO xOBP Brl Brl% EV HardHit% K% BB% Whiff% Speed OAA
2015 21
2016 26
2017 67 74 86 84 36 57 85 69 76 23 22 19 31
2018 30
2019 31
2020 15
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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 24.6 20 20.5 -0.5 10 10 13 65.0
2020 23.2 2 2.2 -0.2 0 3 0 0.0

Expected Home Runs by Park

Year HR
2019 20 25 25 23 24 19 18 23 20 21 25 20 17 18 18 22 17 22 16 20 17 18 18 23 22 23 22 18 20 18 23
2020 2 1 3 2 3 2 3 2 3 3 2 2 1 2 3 3 2 2 2 3 1 1 2 2 2 3 2 2 2 1 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 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 +/-  
Exit Velocity 89.2 89.9 0.7 88.8 -1.1 88.7 -0.1 88.6 -0.1 90.1 1.5
Launch Angle 11.4 20 8.6 16.1 -3.9 19 2.9 19.6 0.6 21.4 1.8
Barrel % 5.9 11.4 5.5 10.6 -0.8 10.3 -0.3 14.8 4.5 9.7 -5.1
Hard Hit % 37 40.2 3.2 40.5 0.3 39.9 -0.6 43.9 4 45.2 1.3
Sweet Spot % 26.7 39.7 13 34.1 -5.6 35.6 1.5 39.8 4.2 32.3 -7.5
xBA 0.247 0.244 -0.003 0.276 0.032 0.24 -0.036 0.23 -0.01 0.199 -0.031
BA 0.24 0.249 0.009 0.274 0.025 0.239 -0.035 0.226 -0.013 0.184 -0.042
xwOBA 0.301 0.335 0.034 0.35 0.015 0.336 -0.014 0.323 -0.013 0.25 -0.073
wOBA 0.284 0.33 0.046 0.346 0.016 0.334 -0.012 0.306 -0.028 0.236 -0.07
xSLG 0.4 0.479 0.079 0.517 0.038 0.472 -0.045 0.484 0.012 0.382 -0.102
SLG 0.377 0.471 0.094 0.522 0.051 0.477 -0.045 0.465 -0.012 0.347 -0.118
K% 22 24.8 2.8 24 -0.8 21.7 -2.3 34.5 12.8 35.3 0.8
BB% 5.4 7.6 2.2 6.3 -1.3 8 1.7 6 -2 3.9 -2.1
Swing % 52.2 50.9 -1.3 53.9 3 50.2 -3.7 50.1 -0.1 53.1 3
Whiff% 23.5 26.8 3.3 28.9 2.1 25.5 -3.4 33.4 7.9 29.7 -3.7
In Zone Swing % 41 41.6 0.6 44.4 2.8 45.1 0.7 44.1 -1 50.2 6.1
Out of Zone Swing % 59 58.4 -0.6 55.6 -2.8 54.9 -0.7 55.9 1 49.8 -6.1
First Pitch Swing % 29 30.6 1.6 35.1 4.5 34.4 -0.7 34.5 0.1 35.3 0.8
First Pitch Strike % 59.7 62.1 2.4 64.9 2.8 61.4 -3.5 64.9 3.5 58.8 -6.1
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Statcast Shift Statistics

SeasonBat SidePAShifts%wOBA - No ShiftwOBA - Shift
2016 L 320 153 47.8 .328 .317
2017 L 358 119 33.2 .331 .383
2018 L 334 219 65.6 .385 .307
2019 L 332 242 72.9 .311 .304
2020 L 51 41 80.4 .191 .247

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