Michael Brantley
DH | B/T: L/L | 6' 2" 209LBS | Age: 35

Draft: 2005 | Rd: 7, #205, Milwaukee Brewers | Fort Pierce Central HS, FL

Stats

PA AB R H HR RBI SB AVG OBP SLG OPS
2022 277 243 28 70 5 26 1 .288 .370 .416 .786
14 Seasons 6092 5512 751 1641 127 713 125 .298 .356 .439 .795
AVG HR RBI SB OPS
2022 .288 5 26 1 .786
14 Seasons .298 127 713 125 .795

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 28 2149 483 19 3.9 3.2 89.0 110.1 9.5 36.0 .291 .425 .368 .346 .344 36.2 8.6 10.1
2016 29 170 34 0 0.0 0.0 89.3 104.5 10.3 35.3 .231 .301 .238 .245 .262 29.4 14.0 7.0
2017 30 1391 292 12 4.1 3.2 88.4 110.2 9.9 33.9 .288 .432 .342 .339 .361 36.1 13.3 8.3
2018 31 2286 517 18 3.5 2.9 90.2 108.6 9.5 38.3 .306 .452 .359 .357 .364 38.4 9.5 7.6
2019 32 2316 513 28 5.5 4.4 88.8 108.9 10.6 36.3 .293 .473 .367 .357 .368 37.3 10.4 8.0
2020 33 721 142 7 4.9 3.7 88.7 105.3 10.2 34.5 .260 .413 .362 .325 .344 37.3 15.0 9.1
2021 34 1868 417 24 5.8 4.7 89.5 109.4 9.9 38.8 .312 .466 .347 .361 .378 42.9 10.4 6.5
2022 35 1006 215 13 6.0 4.7 89.8 108.2 10.7 39.5 .310 .467 .345 .374 .383 45.1 10.8 11.2
Player 11907 2613 121 4.6 3.7 89.3 110.2 10.0 36.9 .296 .448 .356 .352 .362 38.6 10.6 8.4
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, 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 46.0 18.0 30.8 5.2 40.2 34.0 25.9 2.7 35.0 23.8 28.8 4.1 3.9 3.2
2016 44.1 17.6 35.3 2.9 38.2 32.4 29.4 2.9 35.3 32.4 29.4 0.0 0.0 0.0
2017 49.3 16.4 27.7 6.5 36.6 39.4 24.0 3.8 34.6 22.3 31.2 3.8 4.1 3.2
2018 46.2 18.0 31.1 4.6 38.7 39.1 22.1 1.0 35.2 21.3 30.8 6.0 3.5 2.9
2019 46.0 20.9 28.1 5.1 39.0 34.9 26.1 3.9 32.6 21.4 27.1 6.8 5.5 4.4
2020 47.9 26.1 23.2 2.8 43.0 31.7 25.4 3.5 33.8 24.6 26.8 6.3 4.9 3.7
2021 46.8 20.6 28.8 3.8 33.3 41.2 25.4 3.4 32.1 21.1 31.4 6.2 5.8 4.7
2022 44.2 22.8 30.7 2.3 37.2 41.9 20.9 2.8 30.2 20.9 32.1 6.5 6.0 4.7
Player 46.5 19.6 29.3 4.6 38.0 37.4 24.5 2.9 33.6 22.2 29.7 5.6 4.6 3.7
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 0.5 2 391 38.9 86 .280 .387 .342 12.2 11.6 12.0 .296 .449 .371 41.5
2022 Changeup 3.8 6 144 14.3 50 .333 .400 .395 17.5 12.0 15.4 .313 .415 .356 43.6
2022 Sinker 2.2 3 141 14.0 45 .306 .361 .368 3.3 2.2 4.5 .270 .332 .341 38.9
2022 Slider 4.4 6 137 13.6 38 .343 .571 .414 18.0 13.2 12.5 .347 .549 .412 50.0
2022 Curveball -2.1 -2 93 9.2 23 .227 .273 .241 14.7 13.0 16.7 .327 .449 .351 57.9
2022 Cutter 3.4 3 77 7.7 27 .250 .625 .388 8.6 7.4 25.0 .399 .816 .532 56.5
2022 Splitter -5.6 -1 23 2.3 6 .000 .000 .000 20.0 50.0 27.3 .043 .052 .040 0.0
2021 4-Seamer 0.9 7 691 37.0 164 .327 .517 .408 8.7 9.8 10.0 .330 .551 .408 42.7
2021 Sinker 1.9 5 292 15.6 90 .430 .633 .489 6.8 7.8 12.1 .351 .529 .416 51.4
2021 Slider 0.3 1 279 14.9 74 .235 .309 .288 16.8 14.9 12.4 .284 .428 .335 42.1
2021 Changeup -0.1 0 241 12.9 82 .275 .338 .302 11.2 8.5 9.3 .287 .361 .292 35.6
2021 Curveball -0.3 -1 186 10.0 49 .319 .362 .304 15.5 14.3 13.5 .304 .442 .346 48.8
2021 Cutter -0.2 0 125 6.7 32 .281 .375 .286 6.6 3.1 3.7 .326 .422 .322 38.7
2021 Splitter -0.9 0 52 2.8 15 .067 .067 .060 28.6 26.7 25.0 .181 .198 .167 27.3
2021 Knuckleball 44.6 1 2 0.1 1 1.000 1.000 .900 0.0 0.0 -- .511 .601 .490 100.0
2020 4-Seamer -0.3 -1 267 37.0 58 .259 .333 .291 19.6 19.0 15.9 .248 .454 .325 37.2
2020 Sinker -1.3 -2 142 19.7 39 .313 .438 .392 4.0 7.7 15.0 .236 .362 .337 34.5
2020 Changeup 1.9 2 88 12.2 28 .269 .385 .313 16.3 10.7 13.6 .242 .323 .279 34.8
2020 Slider 4.9 4 87 12.1 23 .409 .727 .530 18.4 13.0 7.7 .403 .581 .432 57.9
2020 Curveball -2.2 -1 60 8.3 13 .077 .154 .096 42.1 46.2 37.5 .158 .220 .162 42.9
2020 Cutter 6.2 4 58 8.0 19 .389 .778 .550 4.2 10.5 14.3 .237 .382 .286 25.0
2020 Splitter 33.2 5 16 2.2 6 .750 1.750 .925 16.7 0.0 0.0 .455 .783 .580 25.0
2020 N/A -8.4 0 3 0.4 1 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 -- .007 .007 .006 0.0
2019 4-Seamer 0.9 8 879 38.0 213 .316 .518 .387 6.8 8.0 8.1 .308 .531 .381 44.9
2019 Sinker -0.8 -4 427 18.4 118 .272 .408 .346 7.0 6.8 8.2 .288 .432 .356 35.8
2019 Slider 2.2 7 299 12.9 89 .329 .456 .374 23.0 21.3 17.8 .273 .427 .340 36.1
2019 Changeup 0.7 2 264 11.4 94 .300 .511 .356 10.5 6.4 9.2 .283 .444 .325 26.2
2019 Curveball 1.0 2 227 9.8 47 .238 .452 .339 18.2 21.3 17.5 .273 .462 .348 39.4
2019 Cutter 4.6 7 141 6.1 46 .463 .659 .501 8.1 6.5 7.5 .326 .452 .372 28.9
2019 Splitter -1.2 0 38 1.6 14 .214 .429 .271 20.0 14.3 13.3 .305 .559 .359 41.7
2018 4-Seamer 1.3 11 802 35.1 212 .328 .565 .417 5.4 5.7 6.5 .344 .579 .424 40.4
2018 Sinker 0.1 0 482 21.1 148 .287 .372 .338 2.4 2.7 4.7 .298 .410 .353 47.2
2018 Slider 0.4 1 369 16.1 96 .270 .427 .330 21.5 16.7 12.7 .261 .358 .291 29.7
2018 Curveball 1.6 4 230 10.1 55 .308 .385 .339 24.1 29.1 28.1 .274 .375 .314 22.2
2018 Changeup 2.7 6 219 9.6 67 .381 .524 .425 17.4 10.4 12.5 .308 .409 .334 37.5
2018 Cutter 0.2 0 102 4.5 25 .250 .292 .294 16.3 8.0 7.4 .349 .458 .365 36.4
2018 Splitter -3.9 -2 45 2.0 12 .167 .250 .179 13.0 16.7 28.6 .231 .258 .218 30.0
2018 N/A -28.9 0 1 0.0 1 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 .142 .142 .128 0.0
2017 4-Seamer 0.6 3 460 33.1 123 .305 .467 .371 7.1 8.1 10.2 .288 .461 .363 33.3
2017 Sinker -0.6 -2 299 21.5 93 .318 .459 .387 3.7 5.4 6.9 .326 .501 .382 43.8
2017 Slider 2.3 5 228 16.4 58 .309 .509 .384 26.4 27.6 19.8 .254 .369 .288 30.8
2017 Curveball -0.3 -1 163 11.7 35 .235 .324 .256 18.3 22.9 16.0 .271 .378 .291 38.5
2017 Changeup -0.6 -1 140 10.1 31 .310 .414 .340 20.0 16.1 15.2 .262 .356 .292 33.3
2017 Cutter 1.3 1 63 4.5 16 .357 .429 .391 12.1 6.3 5.3 .408 .496 .431 38.5
2017 Splitter -3.1 -1 30 2.2 14 .214 .357 .243 25.0 28.6 50.0 .189 .294 .205 20.0
! Note: Years are in reverse order.
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Swing/Take

Runs
Year Team PA Pitches Heart Shadow Chase Waste All
2009 121 488 -3 -1 2 1 0
2010 325 1,310 -17 -9 11 6 -10
2011 490 1,926 -1 -23 13 8 -3
2012 596 2,118 0 -12 11 10 9
2013 612 2,249 -12 -6 14 10 6
2014 670 2,392 18 -4 17 10 41
2015 587 2,118 4 -4 17 9 25
2016 42 166 -1 0 1 1 1
2017 383 1,432 5 -18 10 6 3
2018 629 2,291 1 -12 21 12 21
2019 698 2,596 -2 -8 17 11 19
2020 246 954 4 -2 8 5 15
2021 580 2,138 -5 -11 22 9 15
2022 275 1,006 7 -1 6 4 16
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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 2,149 48.2 64.0 95.3 22.1 79.7 43.3 21.5 42.3 8.7 6.5 75.7
2016 170 52.9 63.3 96.5 25.0 70.0 39.4 18.6 45.3 10.4 9.4 75.0
2017 1,391 51.0 66.1 92.3 21.4 69.7 42.7 24.4 44.1 12.9 7.3 73.3
2018 2,286 49.4 65.2 95.2 23.7 71.1 43.5 24.6 44.2 11.0 7.4 70.7
2019 2,316 50.3 61.0 94.4 26.0 75.9 44.0 21.3 43.8 10.7 7.4 69.2
2020 721 50.8 59.3 89.4 20.0 64.8 46.2 20.9 39.9 16.3 8.3 65.0
2021 1,868 51.2 65.9 92.7 24.1 78.2 43.4 26.0 45.6 10.9 7.4 67.6
2022 1,006 48.4 62.2 91.1 22.0 77.2 42.7 24.3 41.5 12.7 8.0 60.0
Player 11,907 49.9 63.8 93.6 23.3 74.8 43.5 23.3 43.5 11.2 7.4 69.7
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
2015 79 95 65 42 92 49 37 57 76 57 98 80 100 92 31
2016 38 21
2017 62 90 51 30 73 18 26 59 77 54 89 47 98 88 31
2018 83 99 69 38 88 29 16 75 63 54 99 40 100 75 32 15
2019 78 93 66 42 84 51 26 38 64 39 98 41 99 69 41 10
2020 45 62 45 38 50 27 25 48 27 40 88 50 92 86 34 69
2021 81 100 74 36 87 39 26 53 63 64 99 18 99 72 25 29 73
2022 42 11 52
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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 -- 0 0.1 0 2 0 0 --
2017 23.0 9 8.4 1 4 10 0 0.0
2018 23.4 17 13.9 3 10 10 5 29.4
2019 23.3 23 21.4 2 13 17 7 30.4
2020 23.1 8 7.6 0 6 9 0 0.0
2021 24.8 8 10.4 -2 10 5 6 75.0
2022 24.9 5 6.7 -2 2 7 2 40.0
Player 23.6 70 68.5 2 47 58 20 28.6

Expected Home Runs by Park

Year HR
2016 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2017 9 8 10 7 10 11 9 8 11 6 10 8 6 5 10 10 8 9 2 7 10 8 8 8 8 10 12 7 8 9 10
2018 17 18 19 10 12 14 12 16 14 9 18 15 11 10 12 14 12 16 10 14 16 14 14 13 14 16 15 11 13 13 21
2019 23 25 23 18 20 23 22 27 23 16 25 24 16 17 20 22 21 25 10 18 25 20 20 19 20 22 28 18 26 23 25
2020 8 8 10 5 9 7 0 9 8 6 10 7 6 7 6 8 8 9 2 8 8 8 8 8 8 9 7 6 9 6 11
2021 8 15 10 7 11 13 8 12 9 9 15 11 7 8 7 11 14 11 8 7 13 9 10 13 10 10 11 7 13 10 14
2022 5 8 7 5 9 9 7 9 6 4 8 9 4 5 5 8 8 5 5 5 8 8 9 5 6 7 7 4 4 6 10
Player 70 82 80 52 71 77 58 81 71 51 87 74 50 52 60 73 71 75 37 59 80 67 69 66 66 74 80 53 73 67 91
! 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 89.3 0.3 88.4 -0.9 90.2 1.8 88.8 -1.4 88.7 -0.1 89.5 0.8 89.8 0.3
Launch Angle 9.5 10.3 0.8 9.9 -0.4 9.5 -0.4 10.6 1.1 10.2 -0.4 9.9 -0.3 10.7 0.8
Barrel % 3.9 0 -3.9 4.1 4.1 3.5 -0.6 5.5 2 4.9 -0.6 5.8 0.9 6 0.2
Hard Hit % 36.2 29.4 -6.8 36.1 6.7 38.4 2.3 37.3 -1.1 37.3 0 42.9 5.6 45.1 2.2
Sweet Spot % 36 35.3 -0.7 33.9 -1.4 38.3 4.4 36.3 -2 34.5 -1.8 38.8 4.3 39.5 0.7
xBA .291 .231 -0.06 .288 0.057 .306 0.018 .293 -0.013 .26 -0.033 .312 0.052 .31 -0.002
BA .31 .231 -0.079 .299 0.068 .309 0.01 .311 0.002 .3 -0.011 .311 0.011 .288 -0.023
xwOBA .346 .245 -0.101 .339 0.094 .357 0.018 .357 0 .325 -0.032 .361 0.036 .374 0.013
wOBA .368 .238 -0.13 .342 0.104 .359 0.017 .367 0.008 .362 -0.005 .347 -0.015 .345 -0.002
xSLG .425 .301 -0.124 .432 0.131 .452 0.02 .473 0.021 .413 -0.06 .466 0.053 .467 0.001
SLG .48 .282 -0.198