Michael King
P | B/T: R/R | 6' 3" 210LBS | Age: 27

Draft: 2016 | Rd: 12, #353, Miami Marlins | Boston College

Stats

W L ERA G GS SV IP SO WHIP
2022 6 3 2.29 34 0 1 51.0 66 1.00
4 Seasons 9 9 3.84 66 10 1 143.0 155 1.22
G W-L ERA IP SO WHIP
2022 34 6-3 2.29 51.0 66 1.00
4 Seasons 66 9-9 3.84 143.0 155 1.22

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
2019 24 41 8 0 0 0 81.3 104.5 18.9 12.5 .124 .141 .193 .114 .128 12.5 11.1 0.0 0.00 0.65
2020 25 470 82 5 6.1 4.1 87.0 106.6 16.3 30.5 .251 .429 .363 .334 .383 31.7 21.5 9.1 7.76 4.80
2021 26 1009 182 14 7.7 5.1 88.7 117.2 7.6 35.2 .257 .417 .298 .333 .389 43.4 22.5 8.7 3.55 4.76
2022 27 776 117 8 6.8 4 86.2 109.5 8.4 35.9 .207 .307 .241 .263 .361 36.5 33.2 8.0 2.29 2.83
Player 2296 389 27 6.9 4.5 87.5 117.2 9.9 33.9 .237 .378 .291 .307 .374 38.2 25.7 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.

Statcast Pitch Arsenal

King relies on 4 pitches.
Sinker
(37.2%) ,
Slider
(30.5%) ,
4-Seam Fastball
(22.7%) ,
Changeup
(9.6%) ,


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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
2019 37.5 50.0 0.0 12.5 12.5 50.0 37.5 12.5 37.5 50.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2020 40.2 31.7 22.0 6.1 35.4 37.8 26.8 7.3 26.8 26.8 25.6 6.1 6.1 4.1
2021 46.2 19.8 30.2 4.4 37.4 30.8 31.9 8.2 33.5 17.0 25.8 7.7 7.7 5.1
2022 48.7 17.9 26.5 6.8 40.2 34.2 25.6 2.6 41.0 21.4 23.1 3.4 6.8 4.0
Player 45.5 22.4 26.7 5.7 37.3 33.7 29.0 6.4 34.4 21.1 24.4 5.9 6.9 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 Slider NYY R 234 82.3 40.3 1.0 3 18.6 9.0 93
2022 4-Seamer NYY R 174 96.4 12.8 0.9 6 7.1 -0.9 -11
2022 Sinker NYY R 286 95.5 23.4 2.1 10 16.9 1.4 9
2022 Changeup NYY R 74 88.3 27.4 -3.0 -10 17.8 3.1 22
2021 4-Seamer NYY R 89 95.2 14.1 0.7 5 9.7 1.6 20
2021 Sinker NYY R 535 93.9 22.8 0.8 4 17.5 2.5 17
2021 Slider NYY R 103 79.8 41.5 -1.1 -3 17.8 6.4 56
2021 Changeup NYY R 126 84.9 30.6 -2.4 -7 17.8 3.2 22
2021 Curveball NYY R 1 74.2 60.9 0.1 0 8.3 -2.6 -24
2021 Cutter NYY R 155 87.9 29.4 -1.6 -6 3.3 1.2 56
2020 Sinker NYY R 285 93.0 23.5 1.2 5 16.4 1.5 10
2020 Curveball NYY R 89 80.8 44.2 -5.9 -12 5.3 -4.3 -45
2020 Slider NYY R 2 81.3 41.2 0.5 1 5.2 -2.8 -35
2020 Changeup NYY R 71 84.5 30.1 -2.5 -8 16.0 2.5 19
2020 4-Seamer NYY R 23 93.7 14.9 0.7 4 8.8 1.0 13
2019 Curveball NYY R 8 82.8 40.8 -8.1 -17 8.7 0.2 2
2019 Changeup NYY R 6 84.7 32.1 0.6 2 13.2 -1.0 -7
2019 Sinker NYY R 27 91.4 28.5 4.9 21 10.4 -4.3 -29
! 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 Sinker -2.7 -8 287 37.0 66 .258 .371 .289 25.2 22.7 34.1 .278 .432 .331 45.7
2022 Slider -2.6 -6 238 30.7 58 .130 .204 .197 42.3 36.2 25.9 .161 .194 .193 9.1
2022 4-Seamer 1.1 2 174 22.4 51 .222 .378 .313 33.7 39.2 27.8 .200 .340 .303 65.4
2022 Changeup -2.9 -2 75 9.7 21 .095 .095 .090 57.9 47.6 38.5 .129 .158 .125 10.0
2021 Sinker -0.7 -4 535 53.0 141 .272 .360 .344 13.5 13.5 18.6 .288 .405 .345 44.3
2021 Cutter -0.4 -1 155 15.4 47 .225 .400 .315 28.8 23.4 26.2 .233 .392 .333 40.0
2021 Changeup -2.0 -3 126 12.5 31 .269 .308 .315 38.5 16.1 13.9 .226 .318 .298 22.7
2021 Slider 1.0 1 103 10.2 22 .211 .579 .375 55.3 54.5 32.4 .240 .546 .377 71.4
2021 4-Seamer -2.1 -2 89 8.8 33 .094 .188 .136 34.0 45.5 24.6 .202 .495 .298 58.8
2021 Curveball 2.6 0 1 0.1 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2020 Sinker 1.9 5 285 60.6 71 .322 .508 .421 16.8 22.5 23.2 .248 .371 .341 41.9
2020 Curveball -1.6 -1 89 18.9 27 .185 .407 .246 33.3 29.6 29.6 .238 .442 .287 26.3
2020 Changeup 0.3 0 71 15.1 18 .278 .444 .311 13.2 0.0 0.0 .280 .477 .326 11.1
2020 4-Seamer 6.1 1 23 4.9 4 .333 1.333 .675 57.1 50.0 16.7 .329 1.272 .654 100.0
2020 Slider -2.3 0 2 0.4 1 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 .013 .025 .018 0.0
2019 Sinker 3.1 1 27 65.9 4 .500 .500 .450 0.0 0.0 0.0 .219 .240 .200 25.0
2019 Curveball 0.3 0 8 19.5 3 .000 .000 .300 0.0 0.0 0.0 .077 .100 .073 0.0
2019 Changeup -15.1 -1 6 14.6 2 .000 .000 .000 25.0 50.0 33.3 .004 .004 .003 0.0
! Note: Years are in reverse order.
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Spin Direction

Year Pitch Type Pitches MPH Active Spin % Total Movement (In.) Spin-Based Observed Deviation
2020 Changeup 70 84.5 98 18.4 2:15 2:15 0
2020 Curveball 89 80.8 43 7.4 8:15 7:45 30
2020 4-Seam Fastball 23 93.7 85 18.2 1:15 1:00 15
2020 Sinker 268 93.0 83 18.8 1:30 2:15 -45
2021 Changeup 126 84.9 99 19.7 2:15 2:30 -15
2021 Cutter 155 87.9 36 7.2 12:00 10:45 75
2021 4-Seam Fastball 89 95.2 88 18.7 1:15 1:00 15
2021 Sinker 521 93.9 85 19.8 1:30 2:15 -45
2021 Slider 101 79.7 60 18.8 8:15 9:00 -45
2022 Changeup 74 88.3 98 19.8 2:00 2:15 -15
2022 4-Seam Fastball 174 96.4 83 17.8 1:15 12:45 30
2022 Sinker 278 95.5 79 18.7 1:15 2:30 -75
2022 Slider 231 82.3 62 19.6 8:00 8:45 -45
! Note: This table is showing data from the PITCHER perspective.
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Swing/Take

Runs
Year Team PA Pitches Heart Shadow Chase Waste All
2020 127 493 -5 3 3 3 4
2021 274 1,009 -17 -3 7 5 -7
2022 194 768 -6 -12 2 2 -14
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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 %
2019 41 51.2 61.9 100.0 25.0 80.0 51.2 77.8 43.9 5.6 4.9 100.0
2020 470 49.4 60.8 84.4 27.7 66.7 46.2 62.8 44.0 21.3 6.0 75.0
2021 1,009 51.6 66.0 78.2 26.4 65.9 43.7 64.0 46.9 24.9 8.8 69.7
2022 776 48.0 61.0 73.3 31.1 44.4 41.3 64.5 45.5 36.0 8.2 60.3
Player 2,296 50.0 63.3 78.3 28.3 58.0 43.5 64.1 45.8 27.6 8.0 67.6
MLB 48.5 66.9 82.0 28.4 58.3 42.6 60.8 47.1 24.7 7.3 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
2020 32 37 38 37 35 56 61 73 82 38 44 16 51 54 49 26 40
2021 26 25 38 49 19 61 51 53 15 42 43 40 34 43 69 40
2022 86 83 89 90 84 84 59 92 63 94 47 96 67 84 87 43
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Expected Home Runs

Year Team Avg HR Trot Actual HR xHR HR-xHR Doubters Mostly Gone No Doubters No Doubter %
2020 24.1 5 5.1 0 2 3 2 40.0
2021 24.7 6 7.5 -2 5 6 4 66.7
2022 21.8 3 2.7 0 3 2 1 33.3

Expected Home Runs by Park

Year HR
2020 5 5 7 5 5 5 0 5 5 6 5 5 4 5 4 5 6 5 2 5 6 5 5 5 5 6 5 4 6 5 6
2021 6 9 9 6 7 12 6 8 5 7 8 9 4 4 5 8 8 9 7 5 7 8 8 10 8 5 10 7 8 7 11
2022 3 4 3 3 3 4 2 2 2 2 3 2 2 1 2 3 3 3 3 3 2 3 2 3 3 3 4 2 2 2 5
! 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 +/-  
Fastball Velocity 91.4 93.1 1.7 92.8 -0.3 95.9 3.1
Offspeed Velocity 84.7 84.5 -0.2 84.9 0.4 88.3 3.4
Breaking Velocity 82.8 80.9 -1.9 79.7 -1.2 82.3 2.6
Exit Velocity 81.3 87 5.7 88.7 1.7 86.2 -2.5
Launch Angle 18.9 16.3 -2.6 7.6 -8.7 8.4 0.8
Barrel % 0 6.1 6.1 7.7 1.6 6.8 -0.9
Hard Hit % 12.5 31.7 19.2 43.4 11.7 36.5 -6.9
Sweet Spot % 12.5 30.5 18 35.2 4.7 35.9 0.7
xBA .124 .251 0.127 .257 0.006 .207 -0.05
BA .222 .278 0.056 .236 -0.042 .192 -0.044
xwOBA .114 .334 0.22 .333 -0.001 .263 -0.07
wOBA .193 .363 0.17 .298 -0.065 .241 -0.057
xSLG .141 .429 0.288 .417 -0.012 .307 -0.11
SLG .222 .491 0.269 .355 -0.136 .291 -0.064
K% 11.1 21.5 10.4 22.5 1 33.2 10.7
BB% 0 9.1 9.1 8.7 -0.4 8 -0.7
Swing % 43.9 44 0.1 46.9 2.9 45.5 -1.4
Whiff% 5.6 21.3 15.7 24.9 3.6 36 11.1
In Zone % 51.2 49.4 -1.8 51.6 2.2 48 -3.6
Out of Zone % 48.8 50.6 1.8 48.4 -2.2 52 3.6
Out of Zone Swing % 25 27.7 2.7 26.4 -1.3 31.1 4.7
First Pitch Swing % 22.2 21.5 -0.7 29.8 8.3 27.9 -1.9
First Pitch Strike % 77.8 62.8 -15 64 1.2 64.5 0.5
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Statcast Shift Statistics

vs RHHvs LHH
YearPAwOBAPAShifts%PAShifts%
2019 9 .193 5 0 0.0 4 3 75.0
2020 121 .363 65 14 21.5 56 32 57.1
2021 274 .298 179 27 15.1 95 45 47.4
2022 197 .241 128 6 4.7 69 37 53.6

Pitch Tempo

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