Michael Grove
P | B/T: R/R | 6' 3" 200LBS | Age: 25

Draft: 2018 | Rd: 2, #68, Los Angeles Dodgers | West Virginia

Stats

W L ERA G GS SV IP SO WHIP
2022 1 0 4.60 7 6 0 29.1 24 1.43
1 Season 1 0 4.60 7 6 0 29.1 24 1.43
G W-L ERA IP SO WHIP
2022 7 1-0 4.60 29.1 24 1.43
1 Season 7 1-0 4.60 29.1 24 1.43

Statcast 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% ERA xERA
2022 25 472 99 6 6.1 4.5 91.6 107.7 16.0 28.3 .217 .354 .335 .275 .304 43.4 18.0 7.5 4.60 3.10
Player 472 99 6 6.1 4.5 91.6 107.7 16.0 28.3 .217 .354 .335 .275 .304 43.4 18.0 7.5
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.

Statcast Pitch Arsenal

Grove relies on 3 pitches.
4-Seam Fastball
(51.1%) ,
Curveball
(28.8%) ,
Slider
(20.1%) ,


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Pitch Tracking



Batted Ball Profile

Season GB % FB % LD % PU % Pull % Straight % Oppo % Weak % Topped % Under % Flare/Burner % Solid % Barrel % Barrel/PA
2022 41.4 37.4 17.2 4.0 38.4 34.3 27.3 2.0 30.3 34.3 18.2 8.1 6.1 4.5
Player 41.4 37.4 17.2 4.0 38.4 34.3 27.3 2.0 30.3 34.3 18.2 8.1 6.1 4.5
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.

Pitch Movement


How this works: Every pitch is affected by the forces of gravity, which means that every pitch drops on its way from the mound to the plate. These numbers are reported with gravity, which makes them larger and different than other pitch movement numbers you may have seen. Since gravity requires time, and slower pitches aren’t ‘better’ just because they have more time to move, the movement of a pitch is compared to ‘average’ movement by comparing it to other MLB pitch types within +/- 2 MPH and from within +/- 0.5 feet of extension and release.
Vertical Movement (inches) Horizontal Movement (inches)
Year Pitch Team Hand # MPH Inches of Drop vs Avg % vs Avg Inches of Break vs Avg % Break vs Avg
2022 4-Seamer LAD R 241 94.4 13.4 1.0 7 6.7 -0.3 -4
2022 Slider LAD R 95 85.0 34.4 -1.8 -5 4.9 -1.2 -20
2022 Curveball LAD R 136 79.1 56.8 3.0 6 8.0 -1.0 -11
! Note: Years are in reverse order.
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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 0.8 2 241 51.1 77 .268 .408 .363 9.2 9.1 13.5 .239 .359 .292 43.8
2022 Curveball 0.3 0 136 28.8 27 .208 .458 .350 46.9 37.0 23.3 .185 .327 .299 42.9
2022 Slider 2.9 3 95 20.1 28 .286 .607 .375 35.4 25.0 19.4 .186 .365 .235 42.9
! Note: Years are in reverse order.
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Swing/Take

Runs
Year Team PA Pitches Heart Shadow Chase Waste All
2022 132 472 2 -2 4 1 5
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Plate Discipline

Season Pitches Zone % Zone Swing % Zone Contact % Chase % Chase Contact % Edge % 1st Pitch Strike % Swing % Whiff % Meatball % Meatball Swing %
2022 472 52.5 69.4 84.3 29.5 59.1 41.3 59.1 50.4 22.3 7.4 60.0
Player 472 52.5 69.4 84.3 29.5 59.1 41.3 59.1 50.4 22.3 7.4 60.0
MLB 48.5 66.9 82.0 28.4 58.3 42.6 60.8 47.1 24.7 7.2 76.1
! Note: All figures in this table cover the period 2015-present.

Percentile Rankings

Year xwOBA /
xERA
xBA xSLG xISO xOBP Brl Brl% EV Hard
Hit%
K% BB% Whiff% Chase
Rate
FB
Velo
FB
Spin
CB
Spin
Extension
2022 64 35 62 66
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Expected Home Runs

Year Team Avg HR Trot Actual HR xHR HR-xHR Doubters Mostly Gone No Doubters No Doubter %
2022 22.1 6 4.7 1 5 4 2 33.3
Player 22.1 6 4.7 1 5 4 2 33.3

Expected Home Runs by Park

Year HR
2022 6 5 9 4 5 6 5 5 6 3 6 4 3 4 3 6 6 5 4 3 7 4 4 4 5 5 6 3 2 3 7
Player 6 5 9 4 5 6 5 5 6 3 6 4 3 4 3 6 6 5 4 3 7 4 4 4 5 5 6 3 2 3 7
! 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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Statcast Shift Statistics

vs RHHvs LHH
YearPAwOBAPAShifts%PAShifts%
2022 132 .335 58 20 34.5 74 49 66.2

Pitch Tempo

Bases EmptyRunners On Base
SeasonTeamPitchesTempoFast %Slow %PitchesTempoFast %Slow %
2022 128 17.8 7.8% 2.3% 75 22.0 0.0% 9.3%
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Pitch Distribution