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

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

Stats

PA AB R H HR RBI SB AVG OBP SLG OPS
2022 81 69 9 15 2 8 1 .217 .321 .319 .640
4 Seasons 278 244 30 50 11 32 1 .205 .299 .373 .672
AVG HR RBI SB OPS
2022 .217 2 8 1 .640
4 Seasons .205 11 32 1 .672

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 .209 .358 .303 .283 .366 43.2 31.7 10.4
2020 25 110 13 1 7.7 4.0 88.1 104.6 8.9 30.8 .132 .217 .262 .236 .240 38.5 32.0 16.0
2021 26 27 6 0 0.0 0.0 86.2 110.0 19.9 33.3 .250 .301 .196 .296 .279 16.7 12.5 12.5
2022 27 324 46 3 6.5 3.7 88.5 107.2 7.5 21.7 .212 .325 .286 .289 .352 37.0 29.6 13.6
Player 1172 160 10 6.3 3.6 88.7 110.0 13.1 30.6 .205 .335 .291 .281 .348 40.0 30.6 11.9
MLB 6.7 4.6 88.4 122.4 12.1 33.0 .245 .405 .316 .315 .368 35.8 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
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 56.5 19.6 13.0 10.9 41.3 30.4 28.3 0.0 45.7 21.7 26.1 0.0 6.5 3.7
Player 44.4 24.4 22.5 8.8 48.8 31.9 19.4 1.3 34.4 27.5 25.6 5.0 6.3 3.6
MLB 44.9 23.1 25.0 7.1 36.8 37.7 25.4 3.8 33.0 24.6 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 %
2022 4-Seamer 1.1 1 102 31.5 25 .263 .579 .436 32.1 28.0 20.6 .194 .468 .382 25.0
2022 Slider -4.1 -2 48 14.8 9 .000 .000 .000 45.0 44.4 23.5 .167 .198 .162 60.0
2022 Changeup 3.1 1 44 13.6 13 .200 .300 .396 33.3 30.8 26.7 .188 .317 .328 50.0
2022 Curveball -5.1 -2 44 13.6 11 .100 .100 .082 47.1 45.5 38.5 .145 .158 .128 50.0
2022 Sinker 1.2 0 37 11.4 9 .500 .500 .478 13.3 0.0 0.0 .392 .456 .413 37.5
2022 Cutter -5.0 -1 28 8.6 8 .125 .125 .113 23.5 12.5 20.0 .188 .213 .179 28.6
2022 Sweeper -4.7 -1 12 3.7 2 .000 .000 .000 66.7 100.0 40.0 -- -- .000 --
2022 Splitter -4.9 0 3 0.9 1 .000 .000 .000 100.0 100.0 100.0 -- -- .000 --
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 .062 .071 .056 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 -- .101 .107 .107 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 .252 .331 .402 50.0
2020 Changeup -3.4 -1 19 17.3 8 .143 .143 .200 53.8 37.5 33.3 .033 .037 .114 25.0
2020 Slider -1.4 0 16 14.5 1 .000 .000 .000 11.1 0.0 0.0 .013 .030 .020 0.0
2020 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 Cutter -8.1 0 6 5.5 2 .000 .000 .000 40.0 0.0 0.0 .393 .616 .427 50.0
2019 4-Seamer 2.0 6 286 40.2 66 .298 .684 .448 33.3 33.3 25.0 .224 .494 .346 54.3
2019 Changeup -5.2 -7 132 18.6 30 .071 .071 .107 45.2 30.0 28.1 .138 .204 .185 26.3
2019 Sinker -3.7 -3 83 11.7 14 .000 .000 .150 12.5 21.4 12.5 .182 .312 .312 50.0
2019 Slider 3.1 2 75 10.5 16 .214 .643 .394 51.7 50.0 25.0 .123 .223 .214 50.0
2019 Curveball 0.3 0 68 9.6 20 .316 .474 .358 25.7 35.0 24.1 .274 .327 .278 50.0
2019 Cutter -5.4 -3 51 7.2 12 .083 .083 .075 19.0 25.0 23.1 .243 .272 .227 11.1
2019 Splitter -2.2 0 8 1.1 4 .250 .250 .225 0.0 0.0 0.0 .385 .486 .369 50.0
2019 Sweeper 7.7 1 7 1.0 2 .500 .500 .450 0.0 0.0 0.0 .372 .432 .341 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
2022 80 324 -3 -6 5 1 -3
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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 49.3 74.3 71.2 16.7 48.3 41.5 33.5 45.1 33.0 7.0 90.0
2020 110 47.3 73.1 76.3 25.9 46.7 42.7 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 324 49.7 69.6 74.1 24.5 42.5 39.8 33.3 46.9 34.2 8.0 88.5
Player 1,172 49.3 73.0 73.2 19.7 45.3 40.9 33.5 46.0 32.8 7.3 89.5
MLB 48.5 66.9 82.0 28.4 58.3 42.6 29.5 47.1 24.7 7.2 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
2019 46 24
2020 22 30
2022 30 4
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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
2022 23.6 2 2.0 0 1 1 1 50.0
Player 22.4 11 7.5 4 5 5 3 27.3

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
2022 2 3 1 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 3 2 2 1 1 2 3 2 1 1 3 2 2 2 2 3 2 2 1 2 3
Player 11 13 7 7 8 8 7 8 8 5 10 7 5 7 6 8 8 9 5 6 10 7 7 7 7 9 8 6 6 6 10
! 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 88.5 2.3
Launch Angle 15.9 8.9 -7 19.9 11 7.5 -12.4
Barrel % 6.3 7.7 1.4 0 -7.7 6.5 6.5
Hard Hit % 43.2 38.5 -4.7 16.7 -21.8 37 20.3
Sweet Spot % 34.7 30.8 -3.9 33.3 2.5 21.7 -11.6
xBA .209 .132 -0.077 .25 0.118 .212 -0.038
BA .211 .143 -0.068 .143 0 .217 0.074
xwOBA .283 .236 -0.047 .296 0.06 .289 -0.007
wOBA .303 .262 -0.041 .196 -0.066 .286 0.09
xSLG .358 .217 -0.141 .301 0.084 .325 0.024
SLG .422 .286 -0.136 .143 -0.143 .319 0.176
K% 31.7 32 0.3 12.5 -19.5 29.6 17.1
BB% 10.4 16 5.6 12.5 -3.5 13.6 1.1
Swing % 45.1 48.2 3.1 48.1 -0.1 46.9 -1.2
Whiff% 33 32.1 -0.9 15.4 -16.7 34.2 18.8
In Zone % 49.3 47.3 -2 51.9 4.6 49.7 -2.2
Out of Zone % 50.7 52.7 2 48.1 -4.6 50.3 2.2
Out of Zone Swing % 16.7 25.9 9.2 15.4 -10.5 24.5 9.1
First Pitch Swing % 33.5 24 -9.5 62.5 38.5 33.3 -29.2
First Pitch Strike % 60.4 64 3.6 62.5 -1.5 56.8 -5.7
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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 80 63 78.8 .248 .296

Pitch Tempo

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