Michael Chavis
2B | Bats/Throws: R/R | 5' 10" 190LBS | Age: 28
Draft: 2014 | Rd: 1, #26, Boston Red Sox | Sprayberry Senior (GA) HS
PA AB R H HR SB AVG OBP SLG OPS
2021 124 121 16 30 3 1 .248 .258 .397 .655
2022 426 401 39 92 14 1 .229 .265 .389 .654
2023 96 91 15 22 2 1 .242 .281 .341 .622
5 Seasons 1,186 1,106 132 263 42 8 .238 .283 .401 .684
AVG HR SB OPS
2021 .248 3 1 .655
2022 .229 14 1 .654
2023 .242 2 1 .622
5 Seasons .238 42 8 .684
MLB Percentile Rankings
Hits Spray Chart

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 23 1493 220 23 10.5 6.0 88.7 113.8 11.4 31.4 .220 .403 .323 .298 .415 35.5 33.2 8.1
2020 24 622 98 7 7.1 4.4 88.3 108.3 10.0 37.8 .229 .394 .272 .294 .401 37.8 31.6 5.1
2021 25 429 80 4 5.0 3.2 89.7 109.4 8.1 37.5 .234 .351 .277 .256 .379 41.3 33.9 0.8
2022 26 1524 279 21 7.5 4.9 85.4 111.3 11.1 33.0 .217 .336 .282 .261 .348 38.7 29.6 4.5
2023 27 375 58 1 1.7 1.0 84.5 107.3 8.9 41.4 .235 .301 .273 .258 .367 31.0 34.4 5.2
Player 4443 735 56 7.6 4.7 87.2 113.8 10.5 34.3 .223 .363 .293 .276 .380 37.3 31.9 5.4
MLB 6.9 4.7 88.4 122.4 12.2 33.1 .245 .405 .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
2019 45.5 27.3 19.1 8.2 34.1 42.3 23.6 3.6 35.0 22.3 21.4 4.1 10.5 6.0
2020 46.9 18.4 30.6 4.1 38.8 41.8 19.4 4.1 39.8 21.4 20.4 7.1 7.1 4.4
2021 48.8 20.0 26.3 5.0 43.8 31.3 25.0 2.5 41.3 25.0 21.3 5.0 5.0 3.2
2022 44.8 21.9 24.4 9.0 38.7 40.1 21.1 9.3 29.7 24.0 22.9 6.1 7.5 4.9
2023 53.4 15.5 27.6 3.4 46.6 22.4 31.0 6.9 34.5 13.8 36.2 6.9 1.7 1.0
Player 46.4 22.3 24.1 7.2 38.5 38.6 22.9 6.0 34.3 22.4 23.0 5.6 7.6 4.7
MLB 44.7 23.4 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 -1.2 -2 129 34.4 27 .240 .280 .265 33.9 40.7 29.7 .178 .217 .213 42.9
2023 Sinker -2.6 -2 63 16.8 14 .231 .231 .243 19.2 28.6 25.0 .243 .267 .259 11.1
2023 Changeup -1.1 -1 57 15.2 14 .286 .429 .307 33.3 28.6 22.2 .246 .290 .236 20.0
2023 Slider -3.9 -2 45 12.0 16 .188 .188 .169 37.9 43.8 38.9 .251 .279 .233 22.2
2023 Curveball 1.9 1 35 9.3 15 .267 .667 .387 43.5 26.7 40.0 .268 .464 .313 45.5
2023 Sweeper 0.4 0 24 6.4 4 .333 .333 .400 21.4 0.0 0.0 .477 .669 .554 33.3
2023 Cutter -7.0 -2 22 5.9 5 .200 .200 .180 53.8 60.0 100.0 .168 .192 .159 50.0
2022 4-Seamer -1.9 -9 484 31.8 104 .165 .253 .232 32.8 38.5 25.3 .201 .303 .273 51.9
2022 Slider -1.9 -7 352 23.1 113 .193 .330 .227 30.8 25.7 25.2 .168 .271 .202 35.4
2022 Sinker 0.8 2 269 17.7 72 .324 .471 .363 17.9 12.5 15.3 .314 .420 .342 39.0
2022 Changeup 0.4 1 156 10.2 41 .293 .488 .334 37.1 34.1 28.0 .241 .382 .270 40.7
2022 Curveball 2.5 3 109 7.2 40 .200 .575 .340 34.7 42.5 38.6 .194 .428 .264 30.4
2022 Cutter -0.5 0 94 6.2 35 .324 .441 .344 33.9 25.7 40.9 .229 .296 .243 36.0
2022 Sweeper -2.2 -1 45 3.0 16 .133 .400 .247 36.7 43.8 38.9 .216 .362 .277 25.0
2022 Splitter -4.2 0 11 0.7 4 .333 .333 .225 33.3 25.0 50.0 .154 .192 .128 0.0
2022 Slurve -2.8 0 4 0.3 -- -- -- 100.0 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
2021 4-Seamer -2.4 -4 159 37.1 32 .219 .344 .242 45.9 50.0 31.4 .238 .442 .285 75.0
2021 Sinker 0.8 1 81 18.9 25 .375 .500 .394 13.0 12.0 27.3 .333 .408 .336 38.1
2021 Slider -5.3 -4 81 18.9 31 .200 .300 .231 43.9 35.5 40.7 .199 .237 .206 21.1
2021 Changeup -0.4 0 41 9.6 11 .182 .455 .264 33.3 18.2 16.7 .170 .241 .177 11.1
2021 Curveball 0.1 0 35 8.2 16 .133 .200 .178 48.1 56.3 45.0 .107 .136 .144 42.9
2021 Cutter 8.0 2 31 7.2 8 .500 1.000 .744 34.8 12.5 12.5 .396 .790 .500 71.4
2020 4-Seamer -1.5 -4 238 38.3 49 .214 .429 .303 27.7 30.6 20.3 .276 .467 .355 48.3
2020 Sinker -3.7 -4 105 16.9 28 .192 .192 .211 26.9 25.0 29.2 .212 .241 .238 36.8
2020 Changeup -2.4 -2 95 15.3 21 .200 .350 .300 45.3 19.0 14.3 .266 .431 .318 43.8
2020 Slider 1.7 1 77 12.4 28 .231 .538 .379 51.1 35.7 33.3 .197 .542 .330 31.3
2020 Curveball -2.8 -1 45 7.2 12 .167 .333 .267 52.4 58.3 31.8 .191 .380 .295 40.0
2020 Cutter -1.3 -1 44 7.1 13 .308 .385 .304 52.2 30.8 40.0 .232 .273 .222 11.1
2020 Splitter -11.9 -2 13 2.1 5 .000 .000 .000 60.0 40.0 100.0 .078 .089 .073 33.3
2020 Sweeper 12.3 0 4 0.6 2 .500 1.000 .625 33.3 50.0 100.0 .097 .211 .129 0.0
2020 Knuckleball 4.5 0 1 0.2 -- -- -- -- -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
2019 4-Seamer -0.7 -5 634 42.5 130 .211 .330 .314 36.4 35.4 23.1 .202 .378 .317 37.7
2019 Slider 2.4 7 279 18.7 79 .273 .571 .347 46.4 41.8 32.0 .191 .382 .249 28.6
2019 Sinker 0.2 0 217 14.5 57 .296 .389 .342 15.0 17.5 21.7 .244 .341 .274 27.9
2019 Cutter 2.8 3 119 8.0 37 .353 .794 .497 43.5 27.0 27.8 .343 .773 .474 62.5
2019 Curveball 2.5 3 105 7.0 31 .276 .483 .292 47.4 41.9 28.3 .214 .328 .260 53.3
2019 Changeup -2.1 -2 102 6.8 33 .250 .375 .292 43.4 27.3 30.0 .235 .402 .279 21.7
2019 Splitter -8.6 -1 12 0.8 5 .000 .000 .140 33.3 20.0 14.3 .173 .404 .329 33.3
2019 Sweeper -16.1 -2 11 0.7 4 .000 .000 .000 57.1 50.0 50.0 .079 .081 .080 0.0
2019 Slurve -0.8 0 10 0.7 2 .000 .000 .450 42.9 50.0 50.0 .022 .029 .029 0.0
2019 Knuckleball -8.2 0 3 0.2 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
2019 369 1,448 5 -17 8 4 -1
2020 158 622 -1 -15 1 3 -11
2021 124 429 -1 -5 -2 2 -5
2022 425 1,524 1 -18 1 4 -13
2023 96 376 -5 -4 2 0 -7
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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 1,493 48.2 72.2 71.8 32.5 40.6 44.0 35.9 51.6 38.4 5.8 89.3
2020 622 49.7 71.2 73.6 32.3 35.6 42.8 32.9 51.6 38.3 7.4 82.6
2021 429 50.1 76.3 74.4 46.3 42.4 45.0 48.4 61.3 37.6 8.2 88.6
2022 1,524 49.5 76.7 79.1 39.1 50.2 43.7 46.7 57.7 30.8 7.4 80.5
2023 375 50.9 72.3 73.2 33.7 50.0 44.8 40.6 53.3 34.0 10.1 73.7
Player 4,443 49.3 74.0 75.1 36.2 44.5 43.9 41.1 54.8 35.2 7.2 83.2
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
2019 14 6 26 44 8 39 74 36 92 31 1 42 1 27 74 78
2020 18 24 35 46 8 27 43 40 53 42 8 11 4 24 81 5
2021 63 88 17
2022 1 9 10 23 1 34 47 5 75 43 9 9 14 7 88 10 46
2023 30 82 25
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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 23.1 18 15.1 3 3 6 11 61.1
2020 23.4 5 6.3 -1 2 4 3 60.0
2021 22.8 3 2.3 1 2 1 1 33.3
2022 23.4 14 14.0 0 0 16 2 14.3
2023 22.9 2 1.6 0 0 2 0 0.0
Player 23.2 42 39.2 3 7 29 17 40.5

Expected Home Runs by Park

Year HR
2019 18 17 17 13 17 17 16 15 11 13 15 15 16 15 14 15 15 15 13 16 15 17 16 15 16 15 13 17 16 15 14
2020 5 6 5 8 7 7 7 5 4 7 6 7 6 6 6 6 7 6 6 7 6 7 7 5 6 6 7 7 6 6 6
2021 3 3 2 3 2 1 2 2 1 2 2 3 2 2 2 2 2 2 3 3 2 3 3 3 2 2 3 3 2 2 2
2022 14 6 14 12 13 15 18 12 11 11 13 13 14 15 17 17 15 13 13 13 15 16 18 16 10 13 15 16 15 16 15
2023 2 0 2 1 2 2 2 1 2 1 2 1 1 1 2 2 1 1 2 2 1 2 2 2 1 1 2 2 2 2 2
Player 42 32 40 37 41 42 45 35 29 34 38 39 39 39 41 42 40 37 37 41 39 45 46 41 35 37 40 45 41 41 39
! 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 2019 2020 +/-   2021 +/-   2022 +/-   2023 +/-  
Exit Velocity 88.7 88.3 -0.4 89.7 1.4 85.4 -4.3 84.5 -0.9
Launch Angle 11.4 10.0 -1.4 8.1 -1.9 11.1 3.0 8.9 -2.2
Barrel % 10.5 7.1 -3.4 5.0 -2.1 7.5 2.5 1.7 -5.8
Hard Hit % 35.5 37.8 2.3 41.3 3.5 38.7 -2.6 31.0 -7.7
Sweet Spot % 31.4 37.8 6.4 37.5 -0.3 33.0 -4.5 41.4 8.4
xBA .220 .229 0.009 .234 0.005 .217 -0.017 .235 0.018
BA .254 .212 -0.042 .248 0.036 .229 -0.019 .242 0.013
xwOBA .298 .294 -0.004 .256 -0.038 .261 0.005 .258 -0.003
wOBA .323 .272 -0.051 .277 0.005 .282 0.005 .273 -0.009
xSLG .403 .394 -0.009 .351 -0.043 .336 -0.015 .301 -0.035
SLG .444 .377 -0.067 .397 0.020 .389 -0.008 .341 -0.048
K% 33.2 31.6 -1.6 33.9 2.3 29.6 -4.3 34.4 4.8
BB% 8.1 5.1 -3.0 0.8 -4.3 4.5 3.7 5.2 0.7
Swing % 51.6 51.6 0.0 61.3 9.7 57.7 -3.6 53.3 -4.4
Whiff% 38.4 38.3 -0.1 37.6 -0.7 30.8 -6.8 34.0 3.2
In Zone % 48.2 49.7 1.5 50.1 0.4 49.5 -0.6 50.9 1.4
Out of Zone % 51.8 50.3 -1.5 49.9 -0.4 50.5 0.6 49.1 -1.4
Out of Zone Swing % 32.5 32.3 -0.2 46.3 14.0 39.1 -7.2 33.7 -5.4
First Pitch Swing % 35.9 32.9 -3.0 48.4 15.5 46.7 -1.7 40.6 -6.1
First Pitch Strike % 61.5 59.5 -2.0 73.4 13.9 70.9 -2.5 58.3 -12.6
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Statcast Fielder Positioning

wOBA
SeasonAlignment TypeBat SidePAShifts/Shades%No Shift/ShadeShift/Shade
2019 Shifts R 369 99 26.8 .312 .344
2020 Shifts R 157 12 7.6 .286 .132
2021 Shifts R 122 4 3.3 .257 .483
2022 Shifts R 425 62 14.6 .286 .261
2023 Shades R 96 15 15.6 .241 .401
! 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 %
2019 337 17.4 23.4% 2.4% 255 23.3 0.4% 10.6%
2020 120 18.4 14.2% 2.5% 132 24.2 0.8% 8.3%
2021 97 17.8 22.7% 0.0% 56 22.6 0.0% 7.1%
2022 318 17.6 23.6% 1.6% 241 22.5 0.4% 11.6%
2023 86 15.9 36.0% 0.0% 60 18.2 5.0% 0.0%
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