Max Kepler
RF | B/T: L/L | 6' 4" 225LBS | Age: 30

Stats

PA AB R H HR RBI SB AVG OBP SLG OPS
2023 114 99 17 21 6 14 0 .212 .298 .444 .742
9 Seasons 3475 3054 456 707 135 414 33 .231 .317 .427 .744
AVG HR RBI SB OPS
2023 .212 6 14 0 .742
9 Seasons .231 135 414 33 .744

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%
2015 22 37 4 0 0.0 0.0 91.1 97.6 2.8 0.0 .108 .114 .126 .101 .177 25.0 42.9 0.0
2016 23 1732 309 12 3.9 2.7 89.7 115.4 8.5 30.1 .241 .352 .313 .295 .330 37.5 20.8 9.4
2017 24 2128 401 16 4.0 2.8 88.7 113.2 13.2 31.9 .244 .375 .315 .302 .338 36.7 20.1 8.3
2018 25 2351 439 29 6.6 4.7 89.5 112.7 16.3 30.1 .233 .404 .316 .324 .333 38.2 15.7 11.6
2019 26 2160 429 38 8.9 6.4 89.7 112.5 18.2 30.5 .259 .458 .355 .343 .367 42.1 16.6 10.1
2020 27 770 136 7 5.1 3.6 88.5 110.3 22.2 30.9 .258 .425 .328 .340 .366 38.2 18.4 11.2
2021 28 1876 334 36 10.8 7.3 89.8 110.8 16.3 35.3 .255 .452 .309 .347 .388 42.5 19.6 11.0
2022 29 1656 326 23 7.1 5.2 89.1 113.8 11.2 31.9 .266 .412 .298 .338 .349 39.9 14.8 11.0
2023 30 421 79 11 13.9 9.6 91.5 111.0 12.2 31.6 .256 .512 .320 .362 .406 48.1 19.3 8.8
Player 13131 2457 172 7.0 4.9 89.4 115.4 14.6 31.5 .250 .413 .319 .327 .353 39.7 18.0 10.2
MLB 6.8 4.7 88.4 122.4 12.1 33.0 .245 .405 .316 .315 .368 36.0 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
2015 50.0 0.0 25.0 25.0 50.0 25.0 25.0 0.0 50.0 25.0 25.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2016 48.2 22.3 23.6 5.8 44.3 34.6 20.4 2.3 38.8 23.6 22.7 7.1 3.9 2.7
2017 44.1 20.4 24.9 10.5 39.4 35.4 24.9 5.0 31.9 27.7 24.9 5.7 4.0 2.8
2018 37.8 29.2 23.9 9.1 41.7 33.7 24.4 3.0 29.6 33.7 18.0 7.5 6.6 4.7
2019 35.9 29.8 21.7 12.6 50.8 30.1 19.1 1.9 27.0 32.2 21.7 7.5 8.9 6.4
2020 32.4 26.5 25.0 16.2 42.6 32.4 25.0 2.9 19.9 35.3 28.7 7.4 5.1 3.6
2021 37.7 28.1 24.9 9.3 41.9 36.8 21.3 3.6 28.1 29.9 21.0 6.6 10.8 7.3
2022 46.6 24.5 23.3 5.5 41.7 34.4 23.9 3.7 33.7 25.2 25.2 5.2 7.1 5.2
2023 39.2 31.6 22.8 6.3 46.8 32.9 20.3 2.5 26.6 29.1 21.5 6.3 13.9 9.6
Player 40.7 26.1 23.7 9.4 43.5 33.9 22.5 3.2 30.4 29.5 22.4 6.7 7.0 4.9
MLB 44.8 23.2 24.9 7.1 36.8 37.7 25.4 3.9 33.0 24.6 24.4 5.8 6.8 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 -2.3 -3 143 34.0 33 .148 .444 .303 7.0 12.1 14.3 .322 .793 .482 66.7
2023 Sinker -2.7 -2 74 17.6 18 .188 .188 .228 21.2 27.8 31.3 .165 .195 .219 45.5
2023 Slider -2.9 -2 61 14.5 22 .150 .250 .218 26.5 27.3 27.3 .147 .205 .201 28.6
2023 Curveball 0.3 0 48 11.4 14 .214 .429 .321 25.0 21.4 20.0 .294 .607 .426 63.6
2023 Changeup 6.8 3 38 9.0 13 .455 .818 .565 17.6 7.7 8.3 .366 .529 .433 30.0
2023 Cutter 6.8 2 28 6.7 7 .500 2.000 .771 36.4 14.3 25.0 .380 1.490 .654 50.0
2023 Splitter -6.2 -1 14 3.3 4 .000 .000 .000 25.0 25.0 14.3 .059 .064 .058 0.0
2023 Sweeper -2.8 0 14 3.3 3 .333 .333 .300 25.0 33.3 25.0 .399 .509 .391 50.0
2023 Screwball 8.0 0 1 0.2 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2022 4-Seamer -1.8 -10 558 33.7 145 .185 .294 .297 20.7 17.9 17.2 .251 .389 .343 49.5
2022 Slider -1.7 -5 283 17.1 80 .171 .271 .245 27.8 21.3 19.1 .235 .421 .324 33.3
2022 Changeup 3.0 6 213 12.9 63 .300 .550 .391 12.5 7.9 9.3 .290 .498 .356 32.7
2022 Sinker 1.5 3 200 12.1 61 .340 .460 .426 8.0 4.9 6.7 .325 .465 .408 51.1
2022 Curveball -0.1 0 195 11.8 43 .205 .282 .262 32.6 23.3 19.6 .218 .273 .245 33.3
2022 Cutter -0.6 -1 125 7.5 30 .296 .296 .310 17.5 3.3 4.2 .345 .456 .385 42.3
2022 Splitter -3.0 -1 42 2.5 10 .100 .100 .090 16.7 20.0 11.1 .252 .277 .234 0.0
2022 Sweeper -0.3 0 33 2.0 11 .182 .455 .345 7.7 18.2 14.3 .246 .429 .292 22.2
2022 Slurve -7.9 -1 7 0.4 2 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 .138 .253 .167 0.0
2021 4-Seamer 0.6 3 603 32.1 144 .250 .558 .397 22.6 23.6 20.2 .297 .620 .435 62.8
2021 Sinker -0.6 -2 295 15.7 92 .192 .423 .336 17.5 16.3 23.8 .263 .488 .384 51.6
2021 Slider 0.0 0 276 14.7 76 .231 .415 .336 27.8 19.7 15.5 .229 .350 .313 28.0
2021 Changeup -0.5 -1 272 14.5 82 .195 .338 .249 18.0 7.3 9.1 .258 .403 .294 26.0
2021 Curveball 0.6 1 201 10.7 47 .200 .378 .263 29.5 25.5 24.0 .228 .383 .278 30.3
2021 Cutter -3.4 -5 158 8.4 32 .138 .138 .156 18.3 25.0 24.2 .167 .200 .206 50.0
2021 Splitter 0.1 0 41 2.2 8 .143 .143 .288 46.7 37.5 17.6 .246 .314 .385 25.0
2021 Sweeper 0.0 0 24 1.3 5 .250 .250 .320 54.5 60.0 30.0 .195 .210 .283 0.0
2021 Slurve -5.5 0 6 0.3 1 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 .060 .067 .076 0.0
2020 4-Seamer 1.0 2 251 32.6 63 .288 .596 .418 16.5 22.2 21.2 .283 .540 .399 46.2
2020 Sinker 0.1 0 131 17.0 42 .237 .447 .335 14.8 9.5 17.4 .318 .496 .381 44.1
2020 Slider 0.8 1 122 15.8 26 .182 .318 .323 27.5 19.2 13.9 .182 .279 .273 41.2
2020 Changeup -0.4 0 116 15.1 30 .185 .333 .328 25.4 13.3 14.8 .259 .360 .313 13.0
2020 Curveball -0.6 -1 97 12.6 23 .143 .190 .224 28.6 30.4 23.3 .131 .164 .208 7.1
2020 Cutter 0.7 0 43 5.6 8 .286 .429 .356 27.3 25.0 13.3 .219 .312 .288 80.0
2020 Splitter 12.0 1 7 0.9 4 .250 1.000 .500 0.0 0.0 0.0 .499 1.074 .649 100.0
2020 Sweeper 1.3 0 3 0.4 -- -- -- -- -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
2019 4-Seamer 1.6 13 792 36.7 210 .275 .584 .418 13.6 9.5 10.2 .293 .552 .399 46.3
2019 Sinker 0.8 3 336 15.6 106 .264 .462 .358 10.7 9.4 16.4 .326 .571 .413 48.8
2019 Slider 2.0 6 311 14.4 83 .282 .577 .410 27.8 26.5 19.8 .216 .373 .314 40.8
2019 Changeup -0.4 -1 288 13.3 83 .197 .382 .295 24.8 19.3 22.9 .221 .318 .261 31.1
2019 Curveball 1.5 3 210 9.7 62 .193 .456 .342 37.4 35.5 26.8 .164 .290 .254 31.4
2019 Cutter 0.3 0 142 6.6 32 .258 .548 .348 20.0 12.5 14.8 .244 .353 .269 37.0
2019 Splitter -4.1 -2 44 2.0 11 .091 .364 .182 44.0 45.5 31.3 .226 .531 .307 50.0
2019 Sweeper 9.8 2 16 0.7 4 .500 1.500 .813 0.0 0.0 0.0 .236 .822 .415 50.0
2019 Slurve -3.0 0 7 0.3 1 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 .527 .613 .480 0.0
2018 4-Seamer 0.0 0 869 37.0 232 .247 .448 .359 12.1 9.9 10.0 .270 .466 .374 46.8
2018 Sinker -1.2 -5 466 19.8 129 .188 .295 .286 11.6 17.1 27.2 .229 .370 .316 37.8
2018 Slider -0.1 0 315 13.4 68 .197 .361 .297 27.8 20.6 15.2 .217 .375 .298 31.9
2018 Changeup -0.1 0 261 11.1 73 .203 .328 .277 25.8 17.8 17.8 .156 .251 .238 17.3
2018 Curveball 0.8 2 260 11.1 62 .217 .517 .331 23.6 30.6 23.2 .189 .332 .237 29.3
2018 Cutter -0.7 -1 104 4.4 29 .192 .423 .303 20.0 13.8 20.0 .212 .508 .344 40.9
2018 Splitter 0.9 0 34 1.4 6 .500 .667 .508 25.0 0.0 0.0 .536 .699 .535 66.7
2018 Sweeper 16.9 1 7 0.3 1 1.000 4.000 2.000 33.3 0.0 0.0 .993 3.798 1.952 100.0
2018 Slurve 2.8 0 1 0.0 -- -- -- -- -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
2017 4-Seamer -0.5 -4 742 34.9 218 .247 .411 .334 12.5 12.4 16.1 .250 .395 .323 36.4
2017 Sinker 3.0 12 396 18.6 105 .363 .593 .453 12.1 11.4 14.6 .326 .512 .404 49.4
2017 Curveball -1.6 -5 313 14.7 67 .138 .323 .219 38.2 44.8 38.0 .157 .224 .178 31.4
2017 Slider -2.2 -6 264 12.4 69 .141 .219 .176 33.1 30.4 22.3 .203 .288 .230 24.4
2017 Changeup -1.2 -3 231 10.9 67 .219 .375 .296 33.9 20.9 28.0 .223 .327 .265 32.0
2017 Cutter 4.9 6 118 5.5 23 .238 .714 .493 16.7 17.4 10.0 .222 .456 .319 29.4
2017 Splitter 4.7 3 53 2.5 14 .429 .643 .461 41.4 35.7 27.8 .344 .405 .325 44.4
2017 Sweeper 14.6 1 4 0.2 2 .500 1.000 .625 50.0 50.0 50.0 .420 .545 .401 100.0
! Note: Years are in reverse order.
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Swing/Take

Runs
Year Team PA Pitches Heart Shadow Chase Waste All
2016 444 1,723 -11 -3 9 6 1
2017 569 2,140 -7 -13 15 10 4
2018 601 2,320 -15 -21 21 12 -3
2019 605 2,199 9 -18 18 13 22
2020 204 807 -4 -5 7 5 3
2021 487 1,876 -11 -24 19 12 -4
2022 445 1,656 -22 -9 15 8 -8
2023 114 421 -5 -4 2 3 -4
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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 37 59.5 63.6 71.4 33.3 100.0 45.9 14.3 51.4 21.1 5.4 100.0
2016 1,732 47.1 59.4 88.7 28.9 59.2 43.8 21.9 43.3 20.9 7.3 65.9
2017 2,128 48.5 61.1 85.2 26.8 59.4 44.3 22.5 43.3 22.2 6.7 65.0
2018 2,351 49.0 65.0 90.1 21.0 57.3 42.8 27.0 42.7 17.8 7.2 70.1
2019 2,160 46.8 74.0 89.2 27.6 57.3 41.3 40.6 49.4 20.1 7.3 84.6
2020 770 48.6 66.6 88.8 24.2 53.1 41.3 31.1 44.8 21.2 7.7 84.7
2021 1,876 49.1 69.9 83.5 20.4 55.4 41.1 35.3 44.7 23.0 6.9 80.8
2022 1,656 48.1 70.5 87.2 23.5 58.9 43.9 33.9 46.1 19.9 7.6 84.1
2023 421 50.6 68.1 86.9 24.5 62.7 45.6 35.1 46.6 19.4 6.2 80.8
Player 13,131 48.3 66.7 87.4 24.7 58.0 42.8 30.5 45.0 20.6 7.1 75.8
MLB 48.5 66.9 82.0 28.4 58.2 42.6 29.5 47.1 24.7 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
2016 18 25 13 17 37 18 25 63 98 54 41 68 57 50 81
2017 23 28 18 22 34 28 25 66 92 58 51 47 57 51 75 95
2018 48 21 42 52 56 61 46 63 89 52 80 85 81 85 72 96
2019 65 52 57 57 70 76 61 60 86 68 76 69 78 56 70 92
2020 62 60 50 47 70 27 28 43 74 42 73 73 75 66 80 43 69
2021 70 55 64 65 71 68 71 61 76 61 62 77 64 93 61 95 75
2022 74 80 60 44 88 40 45 51 93 49 88 84 78 80 64 97 73
2023 82 54 86 88 63 58 87 81 72 84 63 52 81 67 59 81
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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 19.2 17 15.3 2 3 18 2 11.8
2017 19.6 19 19.8 -1 7 13 9 47.4
2018 20.0 20 23.1 -3 11 21 7 35.0
2019 19.8 36 35.4 1 12 27 14 38.9
2020 19.7 9 8.6 0 3 4 5 55.6
2021 20.7 19 21.0 -2 7 15 9 47.4
2022 20.3 9 11.6 -3 6 9 4 44.4
2023 20.1 6 5.9 0 0 2 4 66.7
Player 19.9 135 140.7 -6 49 109 54 40.0

Expected Home Runs by Park

Year HR
2016 17 18 6 18 16 13 17 17 13 10 13 16 13 14 17 20 9 15 17 19 15 9 20 20 17 16 17 22 18 16 7
2017 19 19 16 22 21 19 21 21 17 17 16 23 23 20 21 22 21 19 20 21 22 18 23 21 19 19 18 21 23 21 11
2018 20 31 14 29 22 19 26 23 20 15 20 29 29 22 21 30 20 22 24 29 25 20 34 27 18 16 22 23 29 20 13
2019 36 40 26 42 39 36 41 37 28 24 32 40 40 35 37 36 36 32 35 38 37 32 43 43 37 33 32 41 39 31 21
2020 9 9 7 11 9 9 9 9 8 6 8 10 8 8 9 10 9 9 8 9 9 9 11 9 8 7 9 9 8 8 6
2021 19 22 19 23 21 21 23 22 15 16 18 21 23 17 21 24 22 20 23 20 22 21 26 23 21 20 23 22 22 21 17
2022 9 11 12 13 13 13 14 11 9 9 8 13 13 12 12 15 10 12 12 12 11 11 16 13 7 10 15 11 12 10 9
2023 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 5 6 6 6 6 6 4
Player 135 156 106 164 147 136 157 146 116 103 121 158 155 134 144 163 133 135 145 154 147 126 179 162 132 127 142 155 157 133 88
! 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 +/-   2023 +/-  
Exit Velocity 91.1 89.7 -1.4 88.7 -1.0 89.5 0.8 89.7 0.2 88.5 -1.2 89.8 1.3 89.1 -0.7 91.5 2.4
Launch Angle 2.8 8.5 5.7 13.2 4.7 16.3 3.1 18.2 1.9 22.2 4.0 16.3 -5.9 11.2 -5.1 12.2 1.0
Barrel % 0.0 3.9 3.9 4.0 0.1 6.6 2.6 8.9 2.3 5.1 -3.8 10.8 5.7 7.1 -3.7 13.9 6.8
Hard Hit % 25.0 37.5 12.5 36.7 -0.8 38.2 1.5 42.1 3.9 38.2 -3.9 42.5 4.3 39.9 -2.6 48.1 8.2
Sweet Spot % 0.0 30.1 30.1 31.9 1.8 30.1 -1.8 30.5 0.4 30.9 0.4 35.3 4.4 31.9 -3.4 31.6 -0.3
xBA .108 .241 0.133 .244 0.003 .233 -0.011 .259 0.026 .258 -0.001 .255 -0.003 .266 0.011 .256 -0.010
BA .143 .235 0.092 .243 0.008 .224 -0.019 .252 0.028 .228 -0.024 .211 -0.017 .227 0.016 .212 -0.015
xwOBA .101 .295 0.194 .302 0.007 .324 0.022 .343 0.019 .340 -0.003 .347 0.007 .338 -0.009 .362 0.024
wOBA .126 .313 0.187 .315 0.002 .316 0.001 .355 0.039 .328 -0.027 .309 -0.019 .298 -0.011 .320 0.022
xSLG .114 .352 0.238 .375 0.023 .404 0.029 .458 0.054 .425 -0.033 .452 0.027 .412 -0.040 .512 0.100
SLG .143 .424 0.281 .425 0.001 .408 -0.017 .519 0.111 .439 -0.080 .413 -0.026 .348 -0.065 .444 0.096
K% 42.9 20.8 -22.1 20.1 -0.7 15.7 -4.4 16.6 0.9 18.4 1.8 19.6 1.2 14.8 -4.8 19.3 4.5
BB% 0.0 9.4 9.4 8.3 -1.1 11.6 3.3 10.1 -1.5 11.2 1.1 11.0 -0.2 11.0 0.0 8.8 -2.2
Swing % 51.4 43.3 -8.1 43.3 0.0 42.7 -0.6 49.4 6.7 44.8 -4.6 44.7 -0.1 46.1 1.4 46.6 0.5
Whiff% 21.1 20.9 -0.2 22.2 1.3 17.8 -4.4 20.1 2.3 21.2 1.1 23.0 1.8 19.9 -3.1 19.4 -0.5
In Zone % 59.5 47.1 -12.4 48.5 1.4 49.0 0.5 46.8 -2.2 48.6 1.8 49.1 0.5 48.1 -1.0 50.6 2.5
Out of Zone % 40.5 52.9 12.4 51.5 -1.4 51.0 -0.5 53.2 2.2 51.4 -1.8 50.9 -0.5 51.9 1.0 49.4 -2.5
Out of Zone Swing % 33.3 28.9 -4.4 26.8 -2.1 21.0 -5.8 27.6 6.6 24.2 -3.4 20.4 -3.8 23.5 3.1 24.5 1.0
First Pitch Swing % 14.3 21.9 7.6 22.5 0.6 27.0 4.5 40.6 13.6 31.1 -9.5 35.3 4.2 33.9 -1.4 35.1 1.2
First Pitch Strike % 42.9 58.4 15.5 56.2 -2.2 58.2 2.0 62.9 4.7 61.2 -1.7 55.7 -5.5 58.4 2.7 61.4 3.0
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Statcast Shift Statistics

SeasonBat SidePAShifts%wOBA - No ShiftwOBA - Shift
2016 L 435 39 9.0 .300 .414
2017 L 565 128 22.7 .304 .349
2018 L 602 193 32.1 .288 .373
2019 L 595 429 72.1 .352 .355
2020 L 196 188 95.9 .449 .323
2021 L 475 433 91.2 .285 .315
2022 L 445 399 89.7 .191 .310
2023 L 114 0 0.0 .320

Pitch Tempo