Matt Carpenter
2B | B/T: L/R | 6' 4" 210LBS | Age: 36

Draft: 2009 | Rd: 13, #399, St. Louis Cardinals | Texas Christian
Poor Avg Great

Stats

PA AB R H HR RBI SB AVG OBP SLG OPS
2021 249 207 18 35 3 21 2 .169 .305 .275 .580
11 Seasons 5225 4403 752 1153 155 576 27 .262 .368 .449 .817
AVG HR RBI SB OPS
2021 .169 3 21 2 .580
11 Seasons .262 155 576 27 .817

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%
2015 29 2807 427 39 9.1 5.9 88.9 109.5 16.9 42.4 .285 .525 .372 .390 .475 36.1 22.7 12.2
2016 30 2390 372 42 11.3 7.4 90.7 111.1 18.1 43.0 .287 .543 .375 .398 .452 42.2 19.1 14.3
2017 31 2764 379 31 8.2 5 89.7 113.0 22.6 37.7 .255 .483 .361 .381 .412 37.2 20.1 17.5
2018 32 2853 410 56 13.7 8.3 90.7 109.4 21.6 44.1 .267 .542 .375 .391 .476 44.7 23.4 15.1
2019 33 2165 293 21 7.2 4.3 88.0 108.9 19.0 36.2 .219 .407 .315 .323 .378 31.1 26.1 12.8
2020 34 736 92 9 9.8 5.3 88.1 106.2 17.1 44.6 .212 .403 .293 .332 .393 36.3 28.4 13.6
2021 35 1123 131 15 11.5 6 90.0 106.9 21.1 45.0 .225 .427 .269 .341 .433 42.0 30.9 14.1
Player 14838 2104 213 10.1 6.2 89.6 113.0 19.6 41.4 .259 .494 .352 .374 .440 38.8 23.1 14.4
MLB 6.7 4.6 88.3 169.8 12.0 32.9 .246 .408 .317 .316 .370 35.6 22.0 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, 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%
2021 Fastballs 621 55.3 141 115 23 14 6 1 2 33 83 .200 .256 .322 .524 .303 .389 90.8 24 24.9 19.8
2021 Breaking 295 26.3 61 51 6 2 3 0 1 31 20 .118 .125 .235 .252 .239 .248 83.2 19 41.8 34.1
2021 Offspeed 207 18.4 46 41 6 4 2 0 0 13 28 .146 .263 .195 .376 .206 .319 87.5 9 29.8 18.8
2020 Fastballs 396 54.3 101 81 19 11 5 0 3 24 57 .235 .272 .407 .537 .356 .410 90.8 17 24.4 19.4
2020 Breaking 199 27.3 36 28 4 2 1 0 1 13 15 .143 .118 .286 .257 .295 .276 87.1 21 46.7 22.4
2020 Offspeed 134 18.4 30 30 3 3 0 0 0 11 19 .100 .138 .100 .177 .088 .137 80.9 13 45.0 22.9
! Note: Years are in reverse order.
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Batted Ball Profile

Season GB % FB % LD % PU % Pull % Straight % Oppo % Weak % Topped % Under % Flare/Burner % Solid % Barrel % Barrel/PA
2015 31.6 29.0 36.8 2.6 38.2 39.6 22.0 2.6 22.5 25.1 27.9 8.2 9.1 5.9
2016 32.8 33.9 30.4 3.0 46.5 35.2 18.0 3.0 20.7 28.0 26.9 8.1 11.3 7.4
2017 29.0 37.7 26.6 6.6 45.9 31.4 22.7 2.9 15.3 37.7 25.6 8.4 8.2 5.0
2018 28.3 37.8 28.5 5.4 47.6 30.7 21.7 3.2 15.6 30.0 24.9 11.5 13.7 8.3
2019 34.5 34.8 25.3 5.5 44.7 30.7 24.6 5.1 21.8 31.1 23.2 8.5 7.2 4.3
2020 38.0 40.2 21.7 0.0 52.2 29.3 18.5 3.3 23.9 32.6 25.0 4.3 9.8 5.3
2021 30.5 43.5 22.1 3.8 43.5 36.6 19.8 3.1 17.6 30.5 26.7 10.7 11.5 6.0
Player 31.3 35.4 29.0 4.3 44.7 33.7 21.4 3.2 19.2 30.3 25.9 8.9 10.1 6.2
MLB 45.0 22.8 25.1 7.1 36.6 37.8 25.4 3.8 33.2 24.4 24.4 5.7 6.7 4.6
! 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 %
2021 4-Seamer -0.2 -1 390 34.7 87 .187 .347 .301 26.3 27.6 20.2 .235 .518 .365 49.0
2021 Changeup -0.1 0 190 16.9 43 .158 .211 .223 26.7 23.3 16.1 .283 .405 .342 32.1
2021 Sinker -0.8 -1 164 14.6 40 .207 .276 .350 19.2 15.0 18.2 .293 .477 .414 54.2
2021 Slider -2.4 -4 150 13.4 36 .129 .226 .226 39.1 47.2 32.1 .161 .336 .277 21.4
2021 Curveball -0.4 -1 145 12.9 25 .100 .250 .256 47.1 56.0 36.8 .069 .120 .204 16.7
2021 Cutter -1.1 -1 67 6.0 14 .273 .273 .343 26.7 21.4 20.0 .302 .685 .474 50.0
2021 Splitter -3.7 -1 17 1.5 3 .000 .000 .000 55.6 100.0 42.9 -- -- .000 --
2020 4-Seamer -0.2 -1 234 31.8 61 .146 .333 .306 22.3 23.0 17.5 .221 .452 .369 38.2
2020 Changeup -3.8 -4 114 15.5 26 .077 .077 .069 50.0 34.6 25.7 .154 .195 .152 17.6
2020 Sinker 4.5 5 111 15.1 26 .400 .550 .481 20.8 15.4 13.3 .375 .641 .491 56.3
2020 Slider -0.1 0 104 14.1 24 .158 .316 .304 50.0 41.7 28.6 .125 .238 .265 22.2
2020 Curveball 3.0 3 98 13.3 12 .111 .222 .354 41.7 25.0 13.0 .103 .297 .295 33.3
2020 Cutter -0.2 0 51 6.9 14 .308 .462 .357 38.5 42.9 42.9 .303 .693 .431 57.1
2020 Splitter -3.6 -1 20 2.7 4 .250 .250 .225 12.5 50.0 15.4 .034 .065 .041 0.0
2019 4-Seamer 0.7 5 775 35.8 186 .269 .506 .391 22.6 20.4 16.8 .278 .582 .405 37.0
2019 Sinker 1.1 4 345 15.9 80 .375 .578 .448 16.9 16.3 17.3 .278 .488 .374 35.2
2019 Slider -2.0 -6 322 14.9 68 .121 .138 .201 31.7 41.2 21.9 .143 .194 .226 16.7
2019 Changeup -3.5 -11 311 14.4 84 .128 .192 .179 30.7 28.6 21.1 .175 .276 .226 22.2
2019 Curveball 1.5 3 196 9.0 28 .250 .583 .371 21.7 28.6 15.4 .144 .302 .240 35.3
2019 Cutter 0.3 0 108 5.0 23 .063 .063 .252 29.7 43.5 30.3 .126 .183 .305 33.3
2019 Splitter -2.7 -2 66 3.0 13 .083 .083 .069 47.4 53.8 24.1 .090 .111 .181 16.7
2018 4-Seamer 1.6 18 1,112 39.0 271 .305 .641 .441 15.0 17.0 15.2 .319 .673 .466 51.1
2018 Sinker 0.0 0 571 20.0 129 .219 .362 .332 16.9 15.5 16.1 .301 .632 .447 53.5
2018 Slider -1.2 -5 396 13.9 82 .125 .250 .215 45.6 46.3 24.4 .132 .212 .216 26.5
2018 Changeup 1.1 4 324 11.4 85 .228 .481 .325 30.7 27.1 23.0 .247 .455 .328 26.8
2018 Curveball 2.6 6 229 8.0 37 .286 .714 .428 33.9 48.6 25.4 .126 .256 .189 41.2
2018 Cutter 4.4 7 158 5.5 36 .424 .879 .558 23.8 25.0 20.0 .280 .675 .423 50.0
2018 Splitter -3.3 -2 56 2.0 17 .188 .250 .221 27.3 23.5 15.4 .291 .398 .323 16.7
2017 4-Seamer 0.4 5 1,072 38.8 243 .259 .465 .393 16.2 16.9 13.6 .281 .538 .422 39.2
2017 Sinker 3.3 17 534 19.3 124 .375 .792 .542 13.0 14.5 15.5 .324 .696 .487 49.4
2017 Changeup -1.0 -3 333 12.0 76 .132 .206 .194 23.6 21.1 15.8 .234 .355 .288 28.3
2017 Slider -0.7 -2 305 11.0 68 .117 .200 .201 26.7 35.3 21.1 .154 .233 .227 30.6
2017 Curveball 3.2 9 266 9.6 44 .294 .588 .445 23.9 25.0 12.1 .207 .439 .365 34.8
2017 Cutter -0.3 0 135 4.9 31 .259 .370 .329 23.5 22.6 15.6 .280 .511 .379 35.0
2017 Splitter -1.8 -1 56 2.0 18 .077 .077 .218 36.0 27.8 23.8 .106 .125 .240 11.1
2017 Knuckleball -3.4 -1 24 0.9 6 .167 .667 .333 13.3 0.0 0.0 .266 .632 .367 16.7
! Note: Years are in reverse order.
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Swing/Take

Runs
Year Team PA Pitches Heart Shadow Chase Waste All
2012 355 1,476 4 -14 11 7 8
2013 791 3,242 -8 6 27 11 36
2014 743 3,250 -13 -4 29 11 23
2015 678 2,855 17 -14 19 13 35
2016 560 2,366 5 -7 18 9 26
2017 613 2,730 -4 -17 28 16 22
2018 657 2,847 4 -17 29 12 28
2019 498 2,201 -15 -27 24 11 -7
2020 181 799 -6 -11 12 7 2
2021 248 1,123 -12 -13 12 6 -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 %
2015 2,807 47.1 59.4 83.6 20.7 62.2 43.9 16.2 38.9 21.5 6.4 71.8
2016 2,390 46.2 57.2 89.1 22.5 60.6 43.9 14.8 38.5 19.1 6.0 65.3
2017 2,764 48.7 55.7 84.6 14.2 59.8 45.9 13.2 34.6 19.5 6.8 71.9
2018 2,853 48.3 57.9 83.9 18.6 48.2 43.7 18.7 37.5 24.1 7.0 74.9
2019 2,165 47.9 61.9 80.2 20.8 53.9 44.6 22.4 40.6 25.5 6.3 77.4
2020 736 46.7 61.1 74.2 20.3 43.0 41.7 24.4 39.4 33.1 5.9 60.5
2021 1,123 48.6 63.6 74.9 15.3 52.3 41.8 18.5 38.7 29.7 5.6 79.4
Player 14,838 47.7 58.8 82.9 19.0 56.0 44.1 17.4 38.0 23.1 6.4 72.3
MLB 48.5 66.8 82.0 28.3 58.4 42.6 29.3 47.0 24.6 7.2 76.0
! Note: All figures in this table cover the period 2015-present.

Percentile Rankings

Year xwOBA xBA xSLG xISO xOBP Brl Brl% EV HardHit% K% BB% Whiff% Speed OAA
2015 95 90 95 92 96 88 83 55 56 23 92 49 55
2016 98 92 95 93 98 84 87 80 80 53 95 69 45
2017 92 43 77 80 98 67 65 86 59 51 99 72 43 11
2018 96 74 97 97 96 96 94 81 85 35 94 50 40 3
2019 42 6 29 47 57 34 42 25 16 20 90 42 32 87
2020 54 11 41 57 69 41 63 38 34 19 84 14 23 80
2021 25
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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 16.0 -1.0 9 17 5 33.3
2020 24.0 4 4.3 0.0 2 6 0 0.0
2021 25.5 3 5.1 -2.0 6 7 1 33.3

Expected Home Runs by Park

Year HR