Matt Wieters
C | Bats/Throws: S/R | 6' 5" 235LBS | Age: 38
Draft: 2007 | Rd: 1, #5, Baltimore Orioles | Georgia Tech
PA AB R H HR SB AVG OBP SLG OPS
2018 271 235 24 56 8 0 .238 .330 .374 .704
2019 183 168 15 36 11 1 .214 .268 .435 .703
2020 41 35 3 7 0 0 .200 .300 .229 .529
12 Seasons 4,428 3,994 440 996 146 9 .249 .313 .409 .722
AVG HR SB OPS
2018 .238 8 0 .704
2019 .214 11 1 .703
2020 .200 0 0 .529
12 Seasons .249 146 9 .722
MLB Percentile Rankings
Hits Spray Chart

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%
2015 29 1171 194 12 6.2 4.3 87.0 107.8 11.7 37.1 .252 .412 .321 .319 .389 32.5 23.8 7.4
2016 30 1684 342 25 7.3 5.4 87.9 110.2 16.4 34.5 .255 .438 .307 .324 .366 33.0 18.3 6.9
2017 31 1774 332 13 3.9 2.8 85.7 106.0 12.4 34.3 .232 .367 .273 .287 .326 29.3 20.2 8.2
2018 32 1066 193 9 4.7 3.3 87.1 111.8 18.5 32.6 .226 .386 .308 .310 .323 33.3 16.6 11.1
2019 33 763 123 9 7.3 4.9 88.8 106.4 13.8 31.7 .217 .399 .292 .285 .350 34.1 25.7 6.6
2020 34 184 26 2 7.7 4.9 84.7 105.5 13.5 38.5 .247 .382 .252 .323 .374 23.1 24.4 7.3
Player 6642 1210 70 5.8 4.1 87.1 111.8 14.5 34.4 .240 .401 .297 .306 .350 31.9 20.4 8.0
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
2015 43.8 19.1 30.9 6.2 40.7 33.0 25.8 3.1 32.0 20.1 29.9 7.7 6.2 4.3
2016 38.9 25.1 26.9 9.1 35.4 35.1 29.5 3.5 26.9 28.4 25.4 6.1 7.3 5.4
2017 44.0 23.2 24.7 8.1 37.3 38.3 24.4 4.8 31.9 26.5 26.2 5.4 3.9 2.8
2018 34.7 27.5 25.4 12.4 35.8 40.4 23.3 3.6 26.4 33.7 22.3 8.3 4.7 3.3
2019 39.0 34.1 22.8 4.1 35.8 35.8 28.5 2.4 32.5 27.6 22.0 8.1 7.3 4.9
2020 42.3 15.4 34.6 7.7 42.3 42.3 15.4 7.7 42.3 15.4 23.1 3.8 7.7 4.9
Player 40.5 24.7 26.4 8.3 37.0 36.7 26.1 3.8 29.9 27.0 25.5 6.7 5.8 4.1
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 %
2020 4-Seam Fastball -5.6 -4 77 41.8 16 .214 .286 .278 14.6 18.8 11.1 .325 .504 .396 27.3
2020 Curveball -3.4 -1 28 15.2 6 .000 .000 .000 28.6 50.0 30.0 .087 .154 .102 33.3
2020 Changeup -0.3 0 26 14.1 5 .200 .200 .180 10.0 20.0 16.7 .328 .643 .406 50.0
2020 Sinker 6.0 1 16 8.7 4 .500 .500 .533 25.0 25.0 50.0 .088 .105 .287 0.0
2020 Cutter 2.4 0 16 8.7 4 .667 .667 .625 42.9 25.0 25.0 .482 .549 .510 0.0
2020 Slider -8.3 -1 15 8.2 5 .000 .000 .140 16.7 20.0 16.7 .066 .077 .189 0.0
2020 Sweeper 6.4 0 4 2.2 -- -- -- 0.0 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
2020 Split-Finger -3.8 0 2 1.1 1 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 .027 .027 .024 0.0
2019 4-Seam Fastball 0.7 2 292 38.3 61 .315 .463 .367 19.8 18.0 13.4 .270 .429 .330 45.5
2019 Sinker 0.7 1 115 15.1 34 .276 .655 .412 14.3 17.6 17.6 .224 .563 .357 37.5
2019 Changeup -3.6 -4 105 13.8 26 .120 .240 .173 32.0 34.6 26.5 .173 .292 .211 12.5
2019 Curveball 1.3 1 96 12.6 22 .143 .429 .295 27.3 27.3 18.2 .160 .302 .213 26.7
2019 Slider -4.6 -4 90 11.8 24 .083 .333 .167 27.3 33.3 23.5 .197 .349 .226 31.3
2019 Cutter -2.2 -1 51 6.7 13 .250 .500 .346 34.8 38.5 29.4 .224 .431 .306 28.6
2019 Split-Finger -4.9 0 8 1.0 2 .000 .000 .000 100.0 100.0 66.7 -- -- .000 --
2019 Sweeper -5.6 0 5 0.7 1 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 .342 .386 .318 0.0
2018 4-Seam Fastball -1.2 -5 414 38.8 109 .202 .383 .304 13.0 10.1 10.5 .225 .443 .338 41.7
2018 Sinker 0.8 2 215 20.2 54 .354 .563 .415 8.1 11.1 14.6 .287 .481 .358 34.9
2018 Slider 0.3 0 132 12.4 29 .167 .167 .245 21.7 31.0 15.5 .142 .213 .248 20.0
2018 Changeup 1.0 1 131 12.3 28 .292 .333 .324 24.1 25.0 18.4 .283 .332 .317 11.1
2018 Curveball -3.3 -3 97 9.1 24 .130 .130 .142 26.1 25.0 18.8 .185 .242 .207 23.5
2018 Cutter -0.4 0 44 4.1 14 .308 .615 .411 23.8 14.3 22.2 .229 .476 .326 36.4
2018 Split-Finger -0.5 0 22 2.1 7 .286 .286 .257 50.0 42.9 50.0 .092 .098 .083 25.0
2018 Sweeper 2.4 0 8 0.8 2 .000 .000 .350 0.0 50.0 33.3 -- -- .350 --
2017 4-Seam Fastball -0.3 -2 634 35.7 162 .262 .426 .354 19.2 19.1 17.8 .265 .461 .353 37.8
2017 Sinker 0.5 1 324 18.3 83 .269 .487 .355 16.2 16.9 25.5 .280 .496 .345 37.5
2017 Changeup -2.1 -6 280 15.8 75 .219 .247 .220 26.7 16.0 18.2 .224 .264 .224 14.8
2017 Slider -1.3 -2 176 9.9 38 .147 .235 .220 20.0 28.9 14.1 .123 .200 .195 26.1
2017 Curveball -1.2 -2 176 9.9 47 .209 .302 .248 26.2 23.4 25.0 .192 .289 .232 24.2
2017 Cutter -4.6 -4 91 5.1 24 .143 .143 .142 8.2 16.7 14.3 .196 .226 .229 15.8
2017 Split-Finger -7.6 -2 32 1.8 13 .077 .077 .069 42.9 46.2 40.0 .149 .183 .143 28.6
2017 Knuckleball -2.3 -1 32 1.8 7 .286 .429 .307 18.2 14.3 14.3 .273 .414 .289 33.3
2017 Sweeper -7.3 0 1 0.1 1 .000 .000 .000 100.0 100.0 100.0 -- -- .000 --
! Note: Years are in reverse order.
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Swing/Take

Runs
Year Team PA Pitches Heart Shadow Chase Waste All
2009 382 1,557 -11 -6 11 6 -1
2010 486 1,950 -10 -16 6 9 -11
2011 548 2,087 15 -14 4 9 14
2012 615 2,367 -2 -8 8 11 8
2013 574 2,263 -5 -15 10 8 -3
2014 112 404 2 1 2 2 7
2015 282 1,171 2 -7 3 4 1
2016 467 1,700 4 -14 5 8 3
2017 472 1,824 -17 -22 9 10 -21
2018 267 1,063 -14 -2 6 6 -5
2019 186 776 3 -18 5 4 -7
2020 41 184 -5 -3 2 1 -5
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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 1,171 43.8 64.1 80.5 33.3 64.4 43.6 26.6 46.8 25.4 5.6 75.8
2016 1,684 46.2 70.9 81.7 34.1 65.7 43.6 35.8 51.1 23.5 6.2 77.9
2017 1,774 49.4 72.0 82.5 26.6 69.9 41.5 29.4 49.2 20.8 7.3 82.8
2018 1,066 46.1 68.8 87.8 25.1 70.8 40.9 25.2 45.3 17.2 6.8 76.4
2019 763 46.5 64.1 79.3 27.9 67.5 42.5 27.9 44.7 23.8 6.6 76.0
2020 184 46.2 64.7 87.3 30.3 63.3 37.5 22.0 46.2 18.8 8.2 80.0
Player 6,642 46.6 68.8 82.6 29.8 67.2 42.3 29.7 48.0 22.0 6.6 78.6
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
2015 59 17
2016 48 45 61 58 34 52 55 30 75 31 58 32 43 19 18
2017 10 12 15 25 12 20 24 13 48 18 51 46 65 53 14
2018 83 11
2019 46 7
2020 28 2
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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 24.0 17 16.3 1 7 16 4 23.5
2017 24.4 10 11.2 -1 8 14 1 10.0
2018 23.2 8 5.2 3 4 7 1 12.5
2019 22.8 11 11.0 0 1 7 6 54.5
Player 23.6 46 43.7 2 20 44 12 26.1

Expected Home Runs by Park

Year HR
2016 17 16 10 19 17 16 18 19 16 11 16 20 16 16 16 19 11 15 16 20 17 12 21 21 14 13 18 22 16 17 12
2017 10 10 10 11 11 9 14 10 7 7 10 14 11 12 9 14 10 7 14 10 13 11 18 15 12 9 8 17 16 11 5
2018 8 7 4 5 4 2 5 7 3 2 5 8 8 5 4 7 4 3 6 8 8 4 10 6 4 3 4 5 8 4 4
2019 11 12 9 13 13 12 13 13 11 8 10 13 10 10 12 10 12 11 10 13 10 10 13 12 11 9 11 13 10 9 7
Player 46 45 33 48 45 39 50 49 37 28 41 55 45 43 41 50 37 36 46 51 48 37 62 54 41 34 41 57 50 41 28
! 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 87.0 87.9 0.9 85.7 -2.2 87.1 1.4 88.8 1.7 84.7 -4.1
Launch Angle 11.7 16.4 4.7 12.4 -4.0 18.5 6.1 13.8 -4.7 13.5 -0.3
Barrel % 6.2 7.3 1.1 3.9 -3.4 4.7 0.8 7.3 2.6 7.7 0.4
Hard Hit % 32.5 33.0 0.5 29.3 -3.7 33.3 4.0 34.1 0.8 23.1 -11.0
LA Sweet-Spot % 37.1 34.5 -2.6 34.3 -0.2 32.6 -1.7 31.7 -0.9 38.5 6.8
xBA .252 .255 0.003 .232 -0.023 .226 -0.006 .217 -0.009 .247 0.030
BA .267 .243 -0.024 .225 -0.018 .238 0.013 .214 -0.024 .200 -0.014
xwOBA .319 .324 0.005 .287 -0.037 .310 0.023 .285 -0.025 .323 0.038
wOBA .321 .307 -0.014 .273 -0.034 .308 0.035 .292 -0.016 .252 -0.040
xSLG .412 .438 0.026 .367 -0.071 .386 0.019 .399 0.013 .382 -0.017
SLG .422 .409 -0.013 .344 -0.065 .374 0.030 .435 0.061 .229 -0.206
K% 23.8 18.3 -5.5 20.2 1.9 16.6 -3.6 25.7 9.1 24.4 -1.3
BB% 7.4 6.9 -0.5 8.2 1.3 11.1 2.9 6.6 -4.5 7.3 0.7
Swing % 46.8 51.1 4.3 49.2 -1.9 45.3 -3.9 44.7 -0.6 46.2 1.5
Whiff% 25.4 23.5 -1.9 20.8 -2.7 17.2 -3.6 23.8 6.6 18.8 -5.0
In Zone % 43.8 46.2 2.4 49.4 3.2 46.1 -3.3 46.5 0.4 46.2 -0.3
Out of Zone % 56.2 53.8 -2.4 50.6 -3.2 53.9 3.3 53.5 -0.4 53.8 0.3
Out of Zone Swing % 33.3 34.1 0.8 26.6 -7.5 25.1 -1.5 27.9 2.8 30.3 2.4
First Pitch Swing % 26.6 35.8 9.2 29.4 -6.4 25.2 -4.2 27.9 2.7 22.0 -5.9
First Pitch Strike % 57.8 63.8 6.0 55.6 -8.2 49.3 -6.3 63.4 14.1 56.1 -7.3
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Statcast Fielder Positioning

wOBA
SeasonAlignment TypeBat SidePAShifts/Shades%No Shift/ShadeShift/Shade
2016 Shifts L 330 188 57.0 .295 .316
2016 Shifts R 120 7 5.8 .274 .224
2017 Shifts L 369 146 39.6 .296 .235
2017 Shifts R 84 1 1.2 .297 .000
2018 Shifts L 214 97 45.3 .327 .279
2018 Shifts R 54 1 1.9 .323 .000
2019 Shifts L 138 79 57.2 .256 .303
2019 Shifts R 45 1 2.2 .311 .690
2020 Shifts L 34 24 70.6 .088 .362
2020 Shifts R 7 0 0.0 .126
! 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 %
2010 626 16.0 35.6% 3.5% 349 23.0 1.7% 10.9%
2011 591 16.3 33.0% 3.0% 308 21.4 1.6% 9.1%
2012 644 16.3 35.9% 1.6% 367 22.8 1.1% 8.4%
2013 651 16.0 37.8% 2.2% 376 22.3 1.6% 7.7%
2014 116 16.2 32.8% 1.7% 54 21.9 3.7% 7.4%
2015 384 16.5 40.6% 3.4% 178 22.5 10.1% 20.2%
2016 483 17.6 27.5% 3.7% 248 23.4 6.0% 16.5%
2017 445 16.8 33.9% 1.1% 336 22.1 2.4% 7.1%
2018 304 17.0 28.3% 1.6% 198 22.3 3.5% 7.6%
2019 207 18.4 16.4% 1.4% 163 23.7 1.8% 14.7%
2020 40 17.5 22.5% 0.0% 44 22.1 2.3% 9.1%
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