Matt McLain
SS | Bats/Throws: R/R | 5' 8" 180LBS | Age: 24
Draft: 2021 | Rd: 1, #17, Cincinnati Reds | UCLA
PA AB R H HR SB AVG OBP SLG OPS
2023 403 365 65 106 16 14 .290 .357 .507 .864
1 Season 403 365 65 106 16 14 .290 .357 .507 .864
AVG HR SB OPS
2023 .290 16 14 .864
1 Season .290 16 14 .864
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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 23 1672 250 27 10.8 6.7 89.3 109.9 13.8 39.6 .256 .436 .370 .332 .429 42.4 28.5 7.7
Player 1672 250 27 10.8 6.7 89.3 109.9 13.8 39.6 .256 .436 .370 .332 .429 42.4 28.5 7.7
MLB 6.9 4.7 88.5 122.4 12.2 33.1 .245 .406 .316 .316 .369 36.4 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 40.0 26.4 27.2 6.4 32.8 38.4 28.8 5.2 25.2 23.6 27.2 7.6 10.8 6.7
Player 40.0 26.4 27.2 6.4 32.8 38.4 28.8 5.2 25.2 23.6 27.2 7.6 10.8 6.7
MLB 44.6 23.5 24.8 7.0 37.0 37.5 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 %
2023 4-Seam Fastball 1.5 8 488 29.2 110 .281 .583 .414 24.6 27.3 20.0 .286 .560 .399 47.0
2023 Sinker 2.1 7 348 20.8 102 .367 .600 .456 11.6 15.7 16.8 .340 .536 .410 55.4
2023 Slider 1.2 3 261 15.6 60 .288 .458 .341 39.6 41.7 28.1 .164 .280 .195 32.4
2023 Curveball 1.5 2 154 9.2 26 .280 .480 .371 31.8 26.9 12.7 .230 .343 .264 27.8
2023 Changeup 0.6 1 147 8.8 42 .184 .474 .341 44.3 45.2 30.2 .163 .337 .257 42.1
2023 Cutter -0.5 -1 136 8.1 26 .261 .304 .337 29.6 23.1 17.1 .227 .254 .269 17.6
2023 Sweeper -0.4 0 99 5.9 26 .250 .333 .288 31.6 26.9 18.4 .296 .459 .353 23.5
2023 Split-Finger 1.9 1 28 1.7 9 .333 .333 .300 40.0 44.4 44.4 .169 .254 .182 60.0
2023 Slurve -0.2 0 8 0.5 2 .000 .000 .350 60.0 50.0 33.3 -- -- .350 --
2023 Screwball -6.4 0 1 0.1 -- -- -- 0.0 -- -- -- -- -- --
! Note: Years are in reverse order.
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Swing/Take

Runs
Year Team PA Pitches Heart Shadow Chase Waste All
2023 403 1,670 5 0 9 7 21
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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 1,672 51.0 57.7 79.9 25.4 52.9 42.4 18.9 41.9 28.0 9.0 63.3
Player 1,672 51.0 57.7 79.9 25.4 52.9 42.4 18.9 41.9 28.0 9.0 63.3
MLB 48.6 67.0 82.0 28.4 57.9 42.6 29.7 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 58 53 60 60 53 45 70 50 57 59 16 39 35 72 90 78 60
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Expected Home Runs

Year Team Avg HR Trot Actual HR xHR HR-xHR Doubters Mostly Gone No Doubters No Doubter %
2023 21.2 16 13.2 3 7 12 3 18.8
Player 21.2 16 13.2 3 7 12 3 18.8

Expected Home Runs by Park

Year HR
2023 16 12 8 16 12 14 13 12 8 12 11 9 18 14 14 16 15 13 16 14 15 12 19 17 11 12 11 14 17 11 9
Player 16 12 8 16 12 14 13 12 8 12 11 9 18 14 14 16 15 13 16 14 15 12 19 17 11 12 11 14 17 11 9
! 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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Statcast Fielder Positioning

wOBA
SeasonAlignment TypeBat SidePAShifts/Shades%No Shift/ShadeShift/Shade
2023 Shades R 403 31 7.7 .357 .529
! 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 517 15.5 41.2% 0.2% 289 19.3 2.8% 1.0%
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