Matt Thaiss
C | B/T: L/R | 6' 0" 215LBS | Age: 27

Draft: 2016 | Rd: 1, #16, Los Angeles Angels | Virginia
Poor Avg Great

Stats

PA AB R H HR RBI SB AVG OBP SLG OPS
2022 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000
4 Seasons 199 177 21 35 9 24 0 .198 .286 .390 .676
AVG HR RBI SB OPS
2022 .000 0 0 0 .000
4 Seasons .198 9 24 0 .676

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%
2019 24 711 95 6 6.3 3.7 89.1 106.6 15.9 34.7 .212 .361 .303 .285 .369 43.2 31.7 10.4
2020 25 110 13 1 7.7 4 88.1 104.6 8.9 30.8 .135 .221 .262 .239 .244 38.5 32.0 16.0
2021 26 27 6 0 0 0 86.2 110.0 19.9 33.3 .253 .306 .196 .299 .283 16.7 12.5 12.5
2022 27 9 1 0 0 0 78.4 78.4 4.8 0.0 .125 .125 .000 .114 .227 0.0 50.0 0.0
Player 857 115 7 6.1 3.5 88.7 110.0 15.2 33.9 .203 .340 .290 .278 .349 40.9 31.2 11.1
MLB 6.7 4.6 88.4 122.2 12.1 33.0 .245 .406 .316 .315 .368 35.7 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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Batted Ball Profile

Season GB % FB % LD % PU % Pull % Straight % Oppo % Weak % Topped % Under % Flare/Burner % Solid % Barrel % Barrel/PA
2019 38.9 28.4 25.3 7.4 49.5 31.6 18.9 2.1 27.4 28.4 28.4 7.4 6.3 3.7
2020 46.2 15.4 30.8 7.7 61.5 38.5 0.0 0.0 46.2 38.5 7.7 0.0 7.7 4.0
2021 33.3 16.7 33.3 16.7 66.7 33.3 0.0 0.0 33.3 33.3 16.7 16.7 0.0 0.0
2022 100.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 100.0 0.0 0.0 100.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Player 40.0 26.1 26.1 7.8 51.3 33.0 15.7 1.7 30.4 29.6 25.2 7.0 6.1 3.5
MLB 44.9 23.0 25.0 7.1 36.7 37.7 25.4 3.8 33.1 24.5 24.5 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 %
2022 Curveball -9.9 0 3 33.3 1 .000 .000 .000 100.0 100.0 100.0 -- -- .000 --
2022 Slider -11.3 0 3 33.3 1 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 .250 .250 .227 0.0
2022 4-Seamer -8.2 0 2 22.2 -- -- -- 100.0 -- -- -- -- -- --
2022 Changeup 0.0 0 1 11.1 -- -- -- 0.0 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
2021 4-Seamer -1.1 0 10 37.0 2 .000 .000 .350 0.0 0.0 0.0 .011 .019 .355 0.0
2021 Slider 0.1 0 5 18.5 2 .500 .500 .450 0.0 0.0 0.0 .413 .523 .405 50.0
2021 Changeup -5.7 0 5 18.5 2 .000 .000 .000 66.7 50.0 33.3 .069 .079 .062 0.0
2021 Sinker -3.3 0 4 14.8 1 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 -- .686 .794 .636 0.0
2021 Cutter -7.2 0 3 11.1 1 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 -- .113 .121 .120 0.0
2020 4-Seamer -7.0 -2 27 24.5 6 .000 .000 .117 37.5 66.7 33.3 .001 .001 .118 0.0
2020 Sinker -0.2 0 24 21.8 6 .250 .250 .383 20.0 0.0 0.0 .260 .340 .408 50.0
2020 Changeup -3.4 -1 19 17.3 8 .143 .143 .200 53.8 37.5 33.3 .037 .041 .118 25.0
2020 Curveball 6.1 1 16 14.5 2 .500 2.000 1.000 25.0 50.0 11.1 .370 .859 .504 100.0
2020 Slider -1.4 0 16 14.5 1 .000 .000 .000 11.1 0.0 0.0 .013 .030 .020 0.0
2020 Cutter -8.1 0 6 5.5 2 .000 .000 .000 40.0 0.0 0.0 .393 .616 .427 50.0
2020 N/A -0.3 0 2 1.8 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2019 4-Seamer 2.0 6 286 40.2 66 .298 .684 .448 33.3 33.3 25.0 .225 .495 .347 54.3
2019 Changeup -5.2 -7 132 18.6 30 .071 .071 .107 45.2 30.0 28.1 .141 .207 .187 26.3
2019 Sinker -3.7 -3 83 11.7 14 .000 .000 .150 12.5 21.4 12.5 .186 .316 .315 50.0
2019 Slider 4.0 3 80 11.3 17 .267 .667 .424 48.4 47.1 22.2 .161 .263 .239 57.1
2019 Curveball -0.3 0 70 9.8 21 .300 .450 .340 25.0 33.3 24.1 .269 .320 .272 46.2
2019 Cutter -5.4 -3 51 7.2 12 .083 .083 .075 19.0 25.0 23.1 .244 .274 .228 11.1
2019 Splitter -2.2 0 8 1.1 4 .250 .250 .225 0.0 0.0 0.0 .388 .489 .372 50.0
! Note: Years are in reverse order.
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Swing/Take

Runs
Year Team PA Pitches Heart Shadow Chase Waste All
2019 164 710 -7 -9 8 4 -4
2020 25 110 -1 -3 1 1 -2
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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 %
2019 711 49.4 74.1 71.2 16.7 48.3 41.8 33.5 45.1 33.0 7.0 90.0
2020 110 47.3 73.1 76.3 25.9 46.7 43.6 24.0 48.2 32.1 8.2 88.9
2021 27 51.9 78.6 100.0 15.4 0.0 29.6 62.5 48.1 15.4 3.7 100.0
2022 9 22.2 100.0 50.0 57.1 25.0 55.6 50.0 66.7 66.7 11.1 100.0
Player 857 48.9 74.2 72.7 18.5 45.7 41.8 33.7 45.9 32.8 7.1 90.2
MLB 48.5 66.9 82.0 28.4 58.4 42.6 29.4 47.0 24.6 7.3 76.0
! 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
2019 46 24
2020 22 30
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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 22.2 8 4.7 3 4 3 2 25.0
2020 21.3 1 0.8 0 0 1 0 0.0

Expected Home Runs by Park

Year HR
2019 8 9 5 4 5 5 5 5 5 2 6 4 3 5 5 5 4 6 4 4 6 4 4 4 4 5 5 4 4 4 6
2020 1 1 1 1 1 1 0 1 1 1 1 1 0 1 0 1 1 1 0 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 0 1 0 1
! 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 +/-   2021 +/-   2022 +/-  
Exit Velocity 89.1 88.1 -1 86.2 -1.9 78.4 -7.8
Launch Angle 15.9 8.9 -7 19.9 11 4.8 -15.1
Barrel % 6.3 7.7 1.4 0 -7.7 0 0
Hard Hit % 43.2 38.5 -4.7 16.7 -21.8 0 -16.7
Sweet Spot % 34.7 30.8 -3.9 33.3 2.5 0 -33.3
xBA .212 .135 -0.077 .253 0.118 .125 -0.128
BA .211 .143 -0.068 .143 0 0 -0.143
xwOBA .285 .239 -0.046 .299 0.06 .114 -0.185
wOBA .303 .262 -0.041 .196 -0.066 0 -0.196
xSLG .361 .221 -0.14 .306 0.085 .125 -0.181
SLG .422 .286 -0.136 .143 -0.143 0 -0.143
K% 31.7 32 0.3 12.5 -19.5 50 37.5
BB% 10.4 16 5.6 12.5 -3.5 0 -12.5
Swing % 45.1 48.2 3.1 48.1 -0.1 66.7 18.6
Whiff% 33 32.1 -0.9 15.4 -16.7 66.7 51.3
In Zone % 49.4 47.3 -2.1 51.9 4.6 22.2 -29.7
Out of Zone % 50.6 52.7 2.1 48.1 -4.6 77.8 29.7
Out of Zone Swing % 16.7 25.9 9.2 15.4 -10.5 57.1 41.7
First Pitch Swing % 33.5 24 -9.5 62.5 38.5 50 -12.5
First Pitch Strike % 60.4 64 3.6 62.5 -1.5 50 -12.5
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Statcast Shift Statistics

SeasonBat SidePAShifts%wOBA - No ShiftwOBA - Shift
2019 L 164 96 58.5 .302 .303
2020 L 24 13 54.2 .307 .243
2021 L 8 7 87.5 .879 .099
2022 L 2 2 100.0 .000

Pitch Tempo