Matt Kemp
CF | Bats/Throws: R/R | 6' 4" 225LBS | Age: 39
Draft: 2003 | Rd: 6, #181, Los Angeles Dodgers | Midwest City HS (OK)
PA AB R H HR SB AVG OBP SLG OPS
2018 506 462 62 134 21 0 .290 .338 .481 .819
2019 62 60 4 12 1 0 .200 .210 .283 .493
2020 132 117 18 28 6 1 .239 .326 .419 .745
15 Seasons 6,983 6,365 950 1,808 287 184 .284 .337 .484 .821
AVG HR SB OPS
2018 .290 21 0 .819
2019 .200 1 0 .493
2020 .239 6 1 .745
15 Seasons .284 287 184 .821
MLB Percentile Rankings
Hits Spray Chart

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 30 2534 457 38 8.3 5.9 89.5 109.0 12.0 34.4 .261 .459 .325 .336 .411 40.5 22.7 6.0
2016 31 2434 479 53 11.1 7.9 88.2 110.7 14.5 37.2 .267 .522 .333 .347 .438 38.0 23.2 5.4
2017 32 1676 340 32 9.4 6.9 88.3 111.9 8.4 39.1 .286 .506 .328 .349 .428 38.8 21.2 5.8
2018 33 1833 354 39 11.0 7.7 89.6 111.4 15.8 42.1 .273 .522 .348 .359 .446 39.1 22.7 7.1
2019 34 231 42 1 2.4 1.6 87.3 104.7 13.6 35.7 .176 .288 .208 .200 .283 30.0 30.6 1.6
2020 35 547 76 6 7.9 4.5 85.3 109.6 11.9 38.2 .226 .430 .322 .321 .425 28.9 31.1 11.4
Player 9255 1748 169 9.7 6.8 88.7 111.9 12.8 37.8 .266 .492 .329 .342 .427 38.4 23.2 6.2
MLB 6.9 4.7 88.4 122.4 12.2 33.1 .245 .406 .316 .316 .369 36.3 22.1 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
2015 44.6 23.2 29.5 2.6 38.9 39.2 21.9 2.6 32.2 21.7 24.3 8.8 8.3 5.9
2016 40.5 27.6 26.9 5.0 41.5 34.4 23.8 2.3 29.2 24.8 24.2 7.5 11.1 7.9
2017 49.1 19.4 27.9 3.5 33.8 40.6 25.6 2.9 34.7 18.2 28.5 5.6 9.4 6.9
2018 36.4 26.6 31.6 5.4 40.4 37.0 22.6 2.8 24.6 26.6 25.7 5.9 11.0 7.7
2019 45.2 33.3 19.0 2.4 47.6 33.3 19.0 2.4 35.7 28.6 19.0 7.1 2.4 1.6
2020 40.8 28.9 25.0 5.3 43.4 32.9 23.7 6.6 35.5 19.7 21.1 9.2 7.9 4.5
Player 42.6 24.8 28.5 4.1 39.4 37.3 23.3 2.8 30.5 22.9 25.1 7.2 9.7 6.8
MLB 44.6 23.4 24.9 7.0 37.0 37.6 25.3 3.9 32.8 24.7 24.4 5.8 6.9 4.7
! 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 %
2020 4-Seamer -1.3 -2 176 32.2 42 .278 .472 .375 29.5 33.3 31.1 .240 .465 .355 40.9
2020 Slider -3.2 -3 106 19.4 24 .130 .130 .142 47.7 33.3 21.1 .152 .184 .169 13.3
2020 Changeup 1.5 1 88 16.1 23 .318 .591 .400 34.7 30.4 22.6 .287 .535 .361 33.3
2020 Sinker 0.8 1 71 13.0 17 .143 .357 .294 25.0 11.8 13.3 .238 .502 .376 16.7
2020 Curveball 5.2 3 53 9.7 12 .444 .556 .504 40.9 33.3 17.4 .271 .375 .385 20.0
2020 Cutter 2.7 1 38 6.9 10 .200 .600 .325 47.4 40.0 25.0 .216 .718 .379 50.0
2020 Slurve -1.3 0 7 1.3 1 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 .000 .000 .000 0.0
2020 Sweeper -2.4 0 5 0.9 1 .000 .000 .000 50.0 100.0 33.3 -- -- .000 --
2020 Splitter -8.3 0 3 0.5 1 .000 .000 .000 100.0 100.0 33.3 -- -- .000 --
2019 4-Seamer -1.0 -1 73 31.6 14 .077 .308 .193 32.4 14.3 9.5 .187 .440 .284 45.5
2019 Slider -3.6 -1 38 16.5 9 .222 .222 .200 50.0 33.3 37.5 .244 .415 .277 50.0
2019 Curveball -3.2 -1 35 15.2 12 .250 .333 .254 47.4 41.7 55.6 .161 .202 .161 0.0
2019 Sinker -3.5 -1 30 13.0 9 .222 .222 .200 13.3 33.3 25.0 .238 .261 .215 16.7
2019 Changeup -6.9 -2 29 12.6 11 .091 .091 .145 54.5 45.5 50.0 .055 .105 .128 16.7
2019 Cutter 1.3 0 20 8.7 4 .333 .333 .225 60.0 25.0 20.0 .144 .154 .108 33.3
2019 Splitter 24.8 0 2 0.9 1 1.000 2.000 1.250 0.0 0.0 0.0 .500 .868 .559 100.0
2018 4-Seamer 3.2 17 511 27.9 146 .392 .746 .486 24.6 19.9 22.0 .351 .788 .486 56.2
2018 Slider -1.9 -6 343 18.7 80 .151 .178 .185 39.7 31.3 21.6 .186 .237 .225 16.3
2018 Sinker 2.7 9 331 18.1 97 .379 .517 .434 21.0 12.4 16.4 .309 .515 .383 38.2
2018 Curveball 2.6 6 231 12.6 54 .283 .566 .364 33.7 35.2 30.2 .273 .633 .385 52.9
2018 Changeup -2.8 -5 183 10.0 51 .125 .188 .172 35.6 27.5 21.9 .207 .359 .270 29.4
2018 Cutter -3.2 -4 138 7.5 49 .222 .356 .286 29.8 16.3 23.5 .236 .383 .300 21.6
2018 Splitter -2.8 -1 29 1.6 8 .125 .125 .113 60.0 50.0 40.0 .190 .212 .175 25.0
2018 Sweeper -12.9 -1 10 0.5 4 .000 .000 .000 40.0 50.0 66.7 .128 .136 .092 50.0
2017 4-Seamer 1.2 5 441 26.3 104 .372 .617 .452 26.3 21.2 18.2 .332 .619 .419 49.3
2017 Slider -0.4 -2 376 22.4 91 .207 .368 .264 38.7 24.2 21.0 .256 .436 .309 36.9
2017 Sinker 0.5 2 362 21.6 112 .336 .579 .404 16.0 11.6 19.1 .343 .598 .409 43.6
2017 Changeup -4.7 -9 188 11.2 69 .194 .269 .229 35.8 24.6 25.4 .251 .382 .283 24.0
2017 Curveball -2.3 -4 158 9.4 37 .189 .324 .219 38.0 24.3 19.1 .205 .418 .256 25.0
2017 Cutter 2.0 2 108 6.4 34 .250 .469 .381 40.7 32.4 30.6 .229 .424 .298 38.1
2017 Splitter 5.7 1 18 1.1 5 .400 .600 .430 11.1 20.0 10.0 .335 .525 .356 50.0
2017 Sweeper 4.9 0 7 0.4 3 .333 .667 .417 40.0 33.3 33.3 .273 .912 .466 50.0
2017 Slurve 19.8 0 2 0.1 1 1.000 1.000 .900 0.0 0.0 0.0 .400 .424 .360 0.0
! Note: Years are in reverse order.
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Swing/Take

Runs
Year Team PA Pitches Heart Shadow Chase Waste All
2008 667 2,486 1 -20 13 8 1
2009 689 2,748 11 -15 14 10 21
2010 656 2,606 5 -26 11 11 0
2011 664 2,617 27 0 18 12 58
2012 441 1,725 16 -7 8 7 23
2013 287 1,082 5 -21 5 4 -6
2014 613 2,347 3 -1 9 9 20
2015 647 2,532 1 2 6 9 19
2016 666 2,411 18 -17 -2 6 5
2017 456 1,660 3 -19 7 6 -3
2018 515 1,875 -1 -4 8 8 11
2019 60 227 -4 -3 1 1 -6
2020 131 547 1 -9 5 3 0
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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 2,534 46.5 69.6 81.0 34.8 60.9 41.7 26.7 50.9 26.3 6.8 81.5
2016 2,434 47.2 73.5 79.5 38.2 55.2 42.5 35.4 54.9 29.4 6.7 82.2
2017 1,676 44.0 79.5 76.4 35.2 59.3 40.6 42.5 54.8 29.8 7.0 89.7
2018 1,833 47.5 72.9 77.0 31.4 56.3 42.6 35.0 50.7 29.4 6.7 79.2
2019 231 46.7 76.4 67.9 34.7 40.5 41.9 33.9 54.1 40.8 6.2 85.7
2020 547 42.0 64.8 71.8 28.7 50.5 41.9 25.0 43.9 36.3 5.7 74.2
Player 9,255 46.2 72.9 78.1 34.7 57.1 41.9 33.8 52.3 29.3 6.7 82.5
MLB 48.6 67.0 82.0 28.5 58.0 42.6 29.6 47.1 24.8 7.3 76.1
! 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
2015 71 63 79 81 43 85 75 63 67 77 23 29 18 18 31
2016 74 67 90 92 26 95 86 35 78 56 27 13 12 6 22 1
2017 73 88 84 75 48 69 75 55 86 68 43 15 15 9 15 1
2018 85 81 94 94 53 83 84 66 81 58 38 31 17 28 36 11
2019 36 22
2020 43 21 53 67 35 24 50 6 67 10 9 75 5 40 29
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Expected Home Runs

Year Team Avg HR Trot Actual HR xHR HR-xHR Doubters Mostly Gone No Doubters No Doubter %
2016 24.4 35 37.6 -3 12 21 21 60.0
2017 24.0 19 18.6 0 10 16 7 36.8
2018 24.6 22 19.7 2 11 14 8 36.4
2019 24.0 1 0.2 1 2 0 0 0.0
2020 24.8 6 5.7 0 2 2 4 66.7
Player 24.4 83 81.9 1 37 53 40 48.2

Expected Home Runs by Park

Year HR
2016 35 39 35 37 39 36 39 35 29 31 39 42 38 36 39 42 26 33 38 41 37 32 45 45 37 38 39 50 40 41 30
2017 19 21 10 20 18 21 25 20 13 12 17 24 19 16 20 21 16 18 20 17 19 18 25 22 18 18 15 25 23 19 9
2018 22 26 16 18 18 16 22 16 13 12 18 21 24 20 17 24 20 17 17 20 22 22 26 25 19 18 15 23 23 24 18
2019 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2020 6 6 6 6 7 6 7 5 6 5 5 7 6 4 5 5 6 5 5 6 6 6 7 5 5 5 6 6 6 7 5
Player 83 92 67 82 82 80 93 77 61 60 79 95 87 76 81 92 68 73 80 85 84 79 104 97 79 79 75 104 92 91 62
! 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 +/-  
Exit Velocity 89.5 88.2 -1.3 88.3 0.1 89.6 1.3 87.3 -2.3 85.3 -2.0
Launch Angle 12.0 14.5 2.5 8.4 -6.1 15.8 7.4 13.6 -2.2 11.9 -1.7
Barrel % 8.3 11.1 2.8 9.4 -1.7 11.0 1.6 2.4 -8.6 7.9 5.5
Hard Hit % 40.5 38.0 -2.5 38.8 0.8 39.1 0.3 30.0 -9.1 28.9 -1.1
Sweet Spot % 34.4 37.2 2.8 39.1 1.9 42.1 3.0 35.7 -6.4 38.2 2.5
xBA .261 .267 0.006 .286 0.019 .273 -0.013 .176 -0.097 .226 0.050
BA .265 .268 0.003 .276 0.008 .290 0.014 .200 -0.090 .239 0.039
xwOBA .336 .347 0.011 .349 0.002 .359 0.010 .200 -0.159 .321 0.121
wOBA .325 .333 0.008 .328 -0.005 .348 0.020 .208 -0.140 .322 0.114
xSLG .459 .522 0.063 .506 -0.016 .522 0.016 .288 -0.234 .430 0.142
SLG .443 .499 0.056 .463 -0.036 .481 0.018 .283 -0.198 .419 0.136
K% 22.7 23.2 0.5 21.2 -2.0 22.7 1.5 30.6 7.9 31.1 0.5
BB% 6.0 5.4 -0.6 5.8 0.4 7.1 1.3 1.6 -5.5 11.4 9.8
Swing % 50.9 54.9 4.0 54.8 -0.1 50.7 -4.1 54.1 3.4 43.9 -10.2
Whiff% 26.3 29.4 3.1 29.8 0.4 29.4 -0.4 40.8 11.4 36.3 -4.5
In Zone % 46.5 47.2 0.7 44.0 -3.2 47.5 3.5 46.7 -0.8 42.0 -4.7
Out of Zone % 53.5 52.8 -0.7 56.0 3.2 52.5 -3.5 53.3 0.8 58.0 4.7
Out of Zone Swing % 34.8 38.2 3.4 35.2 -3.0 31.4 -3.8 34.7 3.3 28.7 -6.0
First Pitch Swing % 26.7 35.4 8.7 42.5 7.1 35.0 -7.5 33.9 -1.1 25.0 -8.9
First Pitch Strike % 58.3 63.2 4.9 65.0 1.8 64.6 -0.4 66.1 1.5 56.8 -9.3
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Statcast Fielder Positioning

wOBA
SeasonAlignment TypeBat SidePAShifts/Shades%No Shift/ShadeShift/Shade
2016 Shifts R 653 241 36.9 .357 .293
2017 Shifts R 457 77 16.8 .333 .306
2018 Shifts R 491 68 13.8 .343 .335
2019 Shifts R 60 32 53.3 .262 .147
2020 Shifts R 131 73 55.7 .381 .275
! 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

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