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Matt Carpenter
Popularity: ↑ 30%
3B | B/T: L/R | 6' 4" 210LBS | Age: 35

Draft: 2009 | Rd: 13, #399, St. Louis Cardinals | Texas Christian
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Stats

PA AB R H HR RBI SB AVG OBP SLG OPS
2020 169 140 22 26 4 24 0 .186 .325 .314 .640
10 Seasons 4976 4196 734 1118 152 555 25 .266 .371 .457 .828
AVG HR RBI SB OPS
2020 .186 4 24 0 .640
10 Seasons .266 152 555 25 .828

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 2807 427 39 9.1 89 16.8 42.4 .274 .506 .372 .378 .452 37.9 22.7 12.2
2016 2390 372 42 11.3 90.7 18.1 43 .283 .536 .375 .393 .444 42.8 19.1 14.3
2017 2764 379 31 8.2 89.7 22.6 37.7 .253 .478 .361 .378 .407 37.2 20.1 17.5
2018 2853 410 56 13.7 90.7 21.6 44.4 .265 .538 .375 .388 .471 44.7 23.4 15.1
2019 2165 293 21 7.2 88 19.3 36.2 .215 .398 .315 .317 .366 31.1 26.1 12.8
2020 736 92 9 9.8 88.2 17 44.6 .214 .404 .293 .333 .393 35.9 28.4 13.6
13715 1973 198 10 89.6 19.6 41.2 .257 .491 .358 .371 .430 39.1 22.5 14.4
6.4 88.3 11.9 32.8 .243 .402 .318 .312 .362 35.1 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 398 54.3 102 81 19 11 5 0 3 24 57 0.235 0.272 0.407 0.537 0.359 0.413 90.8 17 24.4 18.8
2020 Breaking 201 27.4 35 28 4 2 1 0 1 13 15 0.143 0.118 0.286 0.257 0.283 0.263 87.1 21 45.9 22.8
2020 Offspeed 134 18.3 31 31 3 3 0 0 0 11 20 0.097 0.147 0.097 0.187 0.085 0.145 81.6 13 44.3 23.4
2019 Fastballs 1214 57.8 283 232 66 39 15 1 11 60 176 0.284 0.266 0.500 0.530 0.382 0.385 89.6 21 21.6 18.3
2019 Breaking 519 24.7 97 82 13 8 3 0 2 36 47 0.159 0.153 0.268 0.237 0.250 0.241 84.9 18 29.1 20.0
2019 Offspeed 369 17.6 96 89 11 8 2 0 1 30 60 0.124 0.165 0.180 0.257 0.161 0.222 83.4 13 33.9 21.3
! 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 -4 -1 17 2.3 4 0.25 0.25 0.225 16.7 50 16.7 0.034 0.065 0.041 0
2020 Curveball 1.6 2 98 13.3 11 0.125 0.25 0.305 43.5 27.3 13.6 0.109 0.31 0.312 20
2020 Cutter 0.6 0 51 6.9 15 0.308 0.462 0.38 38.5 40 35.3 0.303 0.693 0.449 57.1
2020 Slider -0.4 0 106 14.4 24 0.15 0.3 0.275 47.4 41.7 28.6 0.122 0.236 0.24 30
2020 Changeup -3.8 -4 117 15.9 27 0.074 0.074 0.067 47.3 33.3 25.7 0.164 0.205 0.16 16.7
2020 Sinker 3 4 133 18.1 31 0.333 0.458 0.426 20.8 16.1 14.7 0.379 0.635 0.489 57.9
2020 4-Seamer 0.3 1 214 29.1 56 0.159 0.364 0.321 22.5 23.2 16.9 0.205 0.438 0.359 35.5
2019 Splitter -2.5 -1 56 2.6 11 0.1 0.1 0.082 51.5 54.5 23.1 0.064 0.09 0.178 20
2019 Cutter 0.2 0 103 4.8 21 0.067 0.067 0.243 30.6 47.6 32.3 0.078 0.129 0.263 20
2019 Curveball 1.5 3 195 9 28 0.25 0.583 0.371 21.7 28.6 15.4 0.144 0.302 0.24 35.3
2019 Slider -1.8 -6 324 15 69 0.121 0.138 0.208 31.9 40.6 21.9 0.157 0.21 0.243 20
2019 Sinker 1.1 4 347 16 80 0.375 0.578 0.448 16.7 16.3 17.3 0.277 0.488 0.374 35.2
2019 Changeup -3.4 -11 313 14.5 85 0.127 0.19 0.176 30.1 28.2 20.9 0.178 0.278 0.228 21.8
2019 4-Seamer 0.6 5 765 35.3 183 0.266 0.506 0.392 22.8 20.8 17 0.278 0.583 0.404 36.8
2018 Splitter -3.3 -2 56 2 17 0.188 0.25 0.221 29 23.5 16 0.291 0.398 0.323 16.7
2018 Cutter 4.4 7 157 5.5 36 0.424 0.879 0.558 23.8 25 20 0.28 0.675 0.423 50
2018 Curveball 2.6 6 229 8 37 0.286 0.714 0.428 33.9 48.6 25.4 0.126 0.256 0.189 41.2
2018 Slider -1.1 -5 397 13.9 82 0.125 0.25 0.224 45.6 46.3 24.4 0.13 0.21 0.213 26.5
2018 Changeup 1.2 4 325 11.4 85 0.228 0.481 0.325 30.3 27.1 22.8 0.247 0.455 0.328 26.8
2018 Sinker 0.1 1 548 19.2 127 0.221 0.365 0.334 15.9 15.7 17.5 0.297 0.626 0.441 54.1
2018 4-Seamer 1.6 18 1134 39.7 273 0.304 0.638 0.442 15.5 16.8 14.7 0.316 0.667 0.464 50.8
2017 Knuckleball -3.4 -1 24 0.9 6 0.167 0.667 0.333 13.3 0 0 0.266 0.632 0.367 16.7
2017 Splitter -1.8 -1 56 2 18 0.077 0.077 0.218 36 27.8 23.8 0.106 0.125 0.24 11.1
2017 Cutter -0.2 0 135 4.9 31 0.259 0.37 0.329 23.5 22.6 15.6 0.28 0.511 0.379 35
2017 Curveball 3.2 9 266 9.6 44 0.294 0.588 0.445 23.9 25 12.1 0.207 0.439 0.365 34.8
2017 Slider -0.7 -2 305 11 68 0.117 0.2 0.201 26.7 35.3 21.1 0.155 0.233 0.227 30.6
2017 Changeup -0.9 -3 333 12 76 0.132 0.206 0.194 23.6 21.1 15.8 0.234 0.355 0.288 28.3
2017 Sinker 3.4 18 514 18.6 121 0.379 0.8 0.54 12 14.9 16.1 0.319 0.689 0.479 50
2017 4-Seamer 0.4 5 1092 39.5 246 0.258 0.462 0.392 16.6 16.7 13.4 0.281 0.535 0.422 38.9
! Note: Years are in reverse order.
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Swing/Take

Runs
Year Team PA Pitches Heart Shadow Chase Waste All
2016 554 2337 6 -6 18 8 27
2017 613 2730 -3 -17 28 16 23
2018 657 2847 5 -16 29 12 29
2019 493 2181 -15 -26 23 11 -7
2020 182 803 -6 -12 12 7 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 2807 46.8 59.5 83.9 20.4 62.2 44 16.2 38.9 21.5 6.2 71.1
2016 2390 45.9 56.9 89 22.6 60.6 44 14.8 38.5 19.1 6 65.5
2017 2764 48.7 55.7 84.6 14.2 59.8 45.9 13.2 34.6 19.5 6.8 71.9
2018 2853 48.3 57.9 83.9 18.6 48.2 43.7 18.5 37.5 24.1 7 74.9
2019 2165 47.8 61.8 80.5 21 53.9 44.7 22.4 40.6 25.5 6.3 77.3
2020 736 46.7 61 74.3 20.4 43.8 41.6 24.3 39.4 33.1 5.8 60.5
13715 47.5 58.4 83.8 19.3 56.2 44.3 17.2 38 22.6 6.4 71.6
48.4 66.6 82.2 28.4 59 42.6 29 46.9 24.3 7.2 75.7

Batted Ball Profile

Season GB % FB % LD % PU % Pull % Straight % Oppo % Weak % Topped % Under % Flare/Burner % Solid % Barrel %
2015 31.6 29 36.8 2.6 38.4 39.6 22 2.6 22.5 24.8 27.6 8.2 9.1
2016 32.8 33.9 30.4 3 46.5 35.5 18 3 20.7 28 26.9 8.1 11.3
2017 29 37.7 26.6 6.6 45.9 31.4 22.7 2.9 15.3 37.7 25.6 8.4 8.2
2018 28.3 37.8 28.5 5.4 47.6 30.7 21.7 3.2 15.6 30 25.1 11.5 13.7
2019 34.5 34.8 25.3 5.5 44.7 30.7 24.6 5.1 21.2 30.7 23.2 8.5 7.2
2020 38 35.9 26.1 0 52.2 29.3 18.5 3.3 23.9 32.6 26.1 4.3 9.8
31.4 34.6 29.7 4.3 44.9 33.6 21.5 3.2 19.2 30.2 25.8 8.8 10
45.3 21.9 25.7 7.1 36.6 37.9 25.5 3.5 33.5 24.3 24.5 5.6 6.4

Percentile Rankings

Year xwOBA xBA xSLG xISO xOBP Brl Brl% EV HardHit% K% BB% Whiff% Speed OAA
2015 94 84 94 91 96 88 83 56 60 23 92 49 54
2016 98 92 95 93 98 84 87 80 79 53 95 69 45
2017 91 40 77 80 98 67 65 86 59 51 99 72 42 19
2018 96 72 97 97 96 96 94 81 87 35 94 50 40 6
2019 38 5 26 45 53 34 43 25 16 20 90 42 32 83
2020 57 13 42 57 71 41 63 39 34 19 84 14 23 68
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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 24.2 15 15.4 0 11 15 5 33.3
2020 24 4 4.2 0 2 7 0 0

Expected Home Runs by Park

Year HR
2019 15 14 20 16 22 13 15 19 16 15 20 16 8 13 13 20 10 16 12 18 9 14 13 16 14 19 16 15 19 12 19
2020 4 8 6 5 7 4 3 3 6 5 6 5 1 3 2 5 2 5 2 3 2 3 2 5 5 6 4 3 5 4 7
! 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 90.7 1.7 89.7 -1 90.7 1 88 -2.7 88.2 0.2
Launch Angle 16.8 18.1 1.3 22.6 4.5 21.6 -1 19.3 -2.3 17 -2.3
Barrel % 9.1 11.3 2.2 8.2 -3.1 13.7 5.5 7.2 -6.5 9.8 2.6
Hard Hit % 37.9 42.8 4.9 37.2 -5.6 44.7 7.5 31.1 -13.6 35.9 4.8
Sweet Spot % 42.4 43 0.6 37.7 -5.3 44.4 6.7 36.2 -8.2 44.6 8.4
xBA 0.274 0.283 0.009 0.253 -0.03 0.265 0.012 0.214 -0.051 0.214 0
BA 0.272 0.271 -0.001 0.241 -0.03 0.257 0.016 0.226 -0.031 0.186 -0.04
xwOBA 0.378 0.393 0.015 0.378 -0.015 0.388 0.01 0.317 -0.071 0.333 0.016
wOBA 0.372 0.375 0.003 0.361 -0.014 0.375 0.014 0.315 -0.06 0.293 -0.022
xSLG 0.506 0.536 0.03 0.478 -0.058 0.538 0.06 0.397 -0.141 0.404 0.007
SLG 0.505 0.505 0 0.451 -0.054 0.523 0.072 0.392 -0.131 0.314 -0.078
K% 22.7 19.1 -3.6 20.1 1 23.4 3.3 26.2 2.8 28.4 2.2
BB% 12.2 14.3 2.1 17.5 3.2 15.1 -2.4 12.8 -2.3 13.6 0.8
Swing % 38.9 38.5 -0.4 34.6 -3.9 37.5 2.9 40.7 3.2 39.4 -1.3
Whiff% 21.5 19.1 -2.4 19.5 0.4 24.1 4.6 25.5 1.4 33.1 7.6
In Zone Swing % 46.8 45.9 -0.9 48.7 2.8 48.3 -0.4 47.8 -0.5 46.7 -1.1
Out of Zone Swing % 53.2 54.1 0.9 51.3 -2.8 51.7 0.4 52.2 0.5 53.3 1.1
First Pitch Swing % 16.2 14.8 -1.4 13.2 -1.6 18.5 5.3 22.4 3.9 24.3 1.9
First Pitch Strike % 61.1 55.8 -5.3 56.3 0.5 53 -3.3 54.7 1.7 59.8 5.1
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Statcast Shift Statistics

SeasonBat SidePAShifts%wOBA - No ShiftwOBA - Shift
2016 L 556 186 33.5 .367 .392
2017 L 610 369 60.5 .321 .392
2018 L 658 549 83.4 .416 .368
2019 L 466 414 88.8 .305 .314
2020 L 168 163 97.0 .176 .296

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