Matthew Batten
2B | Bats/Throws: R/R | 5' 10" 180LBS | Age: 28
Draft: 2017 | Rd: 32, #948, San Diego Padres | Quinnipiac
PA AB R H HR SB AVG OBP SLG OPS
2022 22 19 0 2 0 0 .105 .227 .158 .385
2023 139 120 19 31 2 2 .258 .355 .358 .713
2 Seasons 161 139 19 33 2 2 .237 .338 .331 .669
AVG HR SB OPS
2022 .105 0 0 .385
2023 .258 2 2 .713
2 Seasons .237 2 2 .669
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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%
2022 27 91 13 0 0.0 0.0 86.3 105.0 3.4 38.5 .188 .246 .193 .258 .275 30.8 27.3 9.1
2023 28 547 91 1 1.1 0.7 85.0 103.9 15.0 28.6 .210 .263 .321 .270 .274 25.3 21.6 12.2
Player 638 104 1 1.0 0.6 85.2 105.0 13.5 29.8 .207 .261 .304 .268 .274 26.0 22.4 11.8
MLB 6.9 4.7 88.4 122.4 12.2 33.1 .245 .406 .316 .315 .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
2022 61.5 15.4 15.4 7.7 23.1 46.2 30.8 7.7 46.2 15.4 23.1 7.7 0.0 0.0
2023 41.8 22.0 25.3 11.0 34.1 28.6 37.4 4.4 34.1 33.0 25.3 2.2 1.1 0.7
Player 44.2 21.2 24.0 10.6 32.7 30.8 36.5 4.8 35.6 30.8 25.0 2.9 1.0 0.6
MLB 44.6 23.5 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 %
2023 4-Seamer -0.1 0 170 31.1 39 .206 .294 .296 30.3 28.2 22.0 .228 .285 .302 30.4
2023 Sinker -2.5 -4 148 27.1 40 .219 .219 .298 12.8 10.0 13.3 .199 .235 .293 17.9
2023 Slider -1.8 -2 96 17.6 22 .227 .409 .302 42.2 40.9 29.0 .164 .222 .198 15.4
2023 Changeup 10.0 5 46 8.4 11 .700 1.100 .768 16.0 9.1 7.7 .297 .410 .338 55.6
2023 Sweeper 6.8 2 34 6.2 9 .250 .375 .317 33.3 33.3 18.8 .273 .339 .312 20.0
2023 Cutter -4.4 -1 24 4.4 8 .000 .000 .263 44.4 12.5 16.7 .227 .246 .392 25.0
2023 Curveball 4.9 1 18 3.3 6 .500 .500 .450 12.5 16.7 11.1 .117 .135 .111 40.0
2023 Splitter -4.8 0 8 1.5 3 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 .260 .283 .234 0.0
2022 4-Seamer -1.9 0 26 28.6 6 .200 .400 .325 30.8 50.0 33.3 .169 .201 .253 0.0
2022 Slider -2.4 -1 26 28.6 5 .000 .000 .140 50.0 40.0 22.2 .073 .074 .195 50.0
2022 Sinker -8.7 -2 22 24.2 9 .125 .125 .178 23.1 11.1 25.0 .285 .399 .337 42.9
2022 Changeup -7.4 0 5 5.5 1 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 -- .046 .049 .049 0.0
2022 Curveball 1.8 0 5 5.5 -- -- -- -- -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
2022 Cutter -2.5 0 4 4.4 -- -- -- 0.0 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
2022 Splitter -5.0 0 3 3.3 1 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 .110 .133 .105 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 139 547 -1 -6 4 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 %
2022 91 50.5 63.0 75.9 24.4 45.5 41.8 22.7 44.0 27.5 6.6 16.7
2023 547 45.9 51.0 77.3 30.7 63.7 43.5 16.5 40.0 26.9 7.1 61.5
Player 638 46.6 52.9 77.1 29.9 61.8 43.3 17.4 40.6 27.0 7.1 55.6
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
2022 19 96
2023 11 81 35
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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 21.1 2 1.6 0 0 2 0 0.0
Player 21.1 2 1.6 0 0 2 0 0.0

Expected Home Runs by Park

Year HR
2023 2 0 2 1 2 2 2 1 2 1 2 2 1 1 2 2 1 1 2 2 1 2 2 2 1 1 2 2 1 2 2
Player 2 0 2 1 2 2 2 1 2 1 2 2 1 1 2 2 1 1 2 2 1 2 2 2 1 1 2 2 1 2 2
! 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 2022 2023 +/-  
Exit Velocity 86.3 85.0 -1.3
Launch Angle 3.4 15.0 11.6
Barrel % 0.0 1.1 1.1
Hard Hit % 30.8 25.3 -5.5
Sweet Spot % 38.5 28.6 -9.9
xBA .188 .210 0.022
BA .105 .258 0.153
xwOBA .258 .270 0.012
wOBA .193 .321 0.128
xSLG .246 .263 0.017
SLG .158 .358 0.200
K% 27.3 21.6 -5.7
BB% 9.1 12.2 3.1
Swing % 44.0 40.0 -4.0
Whiff% 27.5 26.9 -0.6
In Zone % 50.5 45.9 -4.6
Out of Zone % 49.5 54.1 4.6
Out of Zone Swing % 24.4 30.7 6.3
First Pitch Swing % 22.7 16.5 -6.2
First Pitch Strike % 59.1 59.7 0.6
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Statcast Fielder Positioning

wOBA
SeasonAlignment TypeBat SidePAShifts/Shades%No Shift/ShadeShift/Shade
2022 Shifts R 22 1 4.5 .160 .884
2023 Shades R 138 3 2.2 .319 .232
! 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 %
2022 26 17.6 19.2% 3.8% 18 21.2 0.0% 0.0%
2023 153 14.5 56.9% 0.7% 130 19.7 1.5% 0.0%
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