Michael Massey
2B | Bats/Throws: L/R | 6' 0" 195LBS | Age: 26
Draft: 2019 | Rd: 4, #109, Kansas City Royals | University of Illinois
PA AB R H HR SB AVG OBP SLG OPS
2022 194 173 16 42 4 3 .243 .307 .376 .683
2023 461 428 42 98 15 6 .229 .274 .381 .655
2024 114 106 18 31 6 0 .292 .304 .519 .823
3 Seasons 769 707 76 171 25 9 .242 .287 .400 .687
AVG HR SB OPS
2022 .243 4 3 .683
2023 .229 15 6 .655
2024 .292 6 0 .823
3 Seasons .242 25 9 .687
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Hits Spray Chart

Statcast Batting Statistics

Season Age Pitches Batted
Balls
Barrels Barrel % Barrel/PA Exit
Velocity
Max EV Launch
Angle
LA Sweet-
Spot %
XBA XSLG WOBA XWOBA XWOBACON HardHit% K% BB%
2022 24 719 131 17 13.0 8.8 89.3 108.8 16.4 35.1 .243 .450 .302 .332 .402 38.2 23.7 4.6
2023 25 1841 334 26 7.8 5.6 88.6 110.3 19.7 38.0 .260 .432 .283 .319 .381 39.5 21.5 5.2
2024 26 385 91 7 7.7 6.4 88.7 105.1 15.5 33.0 .275 .443 .349 .309 .356 34.1 14.5 2.7
Player 2945 556 50 9.0 6.5 88.8 110.3 18.2 36.5 .258 .438 .297 .321 .382 38.3 21.0 4.7
MLB 6.9 4.8 88.5 122.4 12.3 33.1 .245 .406 .316 .316 .369 36.4 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
2022 38.9 31.3 22.9 6.9 50.4 31.3 18.3 9.2 26.7 24.4 21.4 4.6 13.0 8.8
2023 31.4 30.5 28.1 9.9 51.8 26.6 21.6 4.2 21.6 32.9 26.0 7.5 7.8 5.6
2024 44.0 28.6 19.8 7.7 50.5 29.7 19.8 4.4 30.8 24.2 25.3 7.7 7.7 6.4
Player 35.3 30.4 25.5 8.8 51.3 28.2 20.5 5.4 24.3 29.5 24.8 6.8 9.0 6.5
MLB 44.6 23.6 24.8 7.0 37.1 37.5 25.3 3.9 32.8 24.7 24.4 5.8 6.9 4.8
! 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 %
2024 4-Seam Fastball -1.4 -2 125 32.5 29 .250 .464 .378 13.3 13.8 10.0 .220 .358 .260 29.2
2024 Slider 7.1 4 58 15.1 18 .375 .625 .403 33.3 22.2 21.1 .347 .551 .372 35.7
2024 Sinker -5.5 -3 53 13.8 20 .167 .167 .179 0.0 15.0 18.8 .170 .200 .189 18.8
2024 Cutter -2.1 -1 37 9.6 9 .375 .750 .422 12.5 0.0 0.0 .321 .663 .391 55.6
2024 Changeup 3.5 1 34 8.8 12 .455 .636 .433 15.0 8.3 7.7 .414 .587 .404 45.5
2024 Curveball 6.0 2 33 8.6 7 .286 .714 .414 6.7 14.3 7.7 .283 .383 .286 16.7
2024 Split-Finger -5.6 -1 23 6.0 5 .000 .000 .000 28.6 40.0 18.2 .151 .164 .138 0.0
2024 Sweeper 16.1 3 17 4.4 7 .429 .857 .543 11.1 14.3 16.7 .322 .574 .380 50.0
2024 Slurve 29.0 1 5 1.3 2 .500 2.000 1.000 0.0 0.0 0.0 .561 1.741 .942 100.0
2023 4-Seam Fastball -1.1 -7 632 34.3 144 .203 .406 .302 19.7 20.1 14.5 .219 .400 .300 34.7
2023 Slider -1.7 -5 277 15.0 73 .181 .306 .204 29.3 26.0 20.2 .227 .352 .250 38.9
2023 Curveball 0.1 0 220 12.0 59 .255 .382 .297 24.2 27.1 20.3 .292 .462 .340 45.0
2023 Changeup -0.3 -1 213 11.6 55 .264 .415 .324 27.7 21.8 13.5 .294 .437 .328 26.8
2023 Sinker -0.2 0 189 10.3 55 .260 .340 .335 8.0 16.4 19.1 .306 .542 .389 46.3
2023 Cutter 0.9 1 145 7.9 35 .344 .594 .404 13.8 0.0 0.0 .341 .578 .417 48.5
2023 Split-Finger -0.3 0 83 4.5 23 .261 .261 .235 43.5 43.5 24.4 .315 .381 .304 69.2
2023 Sweeper -1.1 -1 80 4.3 16 .067 .267 .169 27.8 25.0 11.1 .130 .368 .235 27.3
2023 Slurve -2.4 0 2 0.1 -- -- -- 0.0 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
2022 4-Seam Fastball 0.8 2 274 38.1 75 .343 .418 .382 21.0 13.3 12.5 .341 .589 .429 41.4
2022 Changeup 0.6 1 96 13.4 29 .259 .481 .291 28.1 24.1 22.6 .278 .549 .347 36.4
2022 Curveball -4.0 -4 92 12.8 23 .000 .000 .105 46.3 52.2 36.4 .055 .071 .111 22.2
2022 Cutter 0.3 0 71 9.9 22 .300 .850 .557 27.0 22.7 33.3 .242 .595 .382 73.3
2022 Slider -1.2 -1 63 8.8 13 .167 .167 .192 41.2 23.1 10.7 .157 .361 .257 22.2
2022 Sinker -1.6 -1 57 7.9 13 .300 .400 .396 11.1 15.4 13.3 .230 .406 .374 25.0
2022 Sweeper -4.7 -2 33 4.6 12 .091 .091 .133 35.7 33.3 40.0 .040 .068 .100 14.3
2022 Split-Finger -4.0 -1 25 3.5 5 .000 .000 .000 43.8 60.0 27.3 .137 .164 .129 0.0
2022 Slurve 1.3 0 3 0.4 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
! Note: Years are in reverse order.
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Swing/Take

Runs
Year Team PA Pitches Heart Shadow Chase Waste All
2022 194 719 -3 -8 4 2 -5
2023 460 1,841 2 -25 6 5 -12
2024 109 385 6 -2 0 1 5
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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 %
2022 719 49.9 73.5 75.4 35.6 59.4 42.6 35.1 54.5 27.8 7.4 86.8
2023 1,841 49.2 72.5 85.9 32.3 57.6 41.2 26.2 52.1 22.4 7.8 78.5
2024 385 51.7 66.3 93.2 37.6 67.1 47.3 20.2 52.5 15.8 5.5 76.2
Player 2,945 49.7 71.9 84.2 33.8 59.4 42.3 27.6 52.8 22.9 7.4 80.3
MLB 48.6 67.0 82.0 28.4 57.9 42.6 29.8 47.2 24.8 7.3 76.2
! 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
Bat
Speed
Swing
Length
2022 46 44 16 10
2023 38 59 55 51 21 42 43 36 61 41 54 9 66 26 49 82 16
2024 17 43 80 16
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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 23.3 4 6.7 -3 6 8 1 25.0
2023 22.9 15 15.3 0 5 6 10 66.7
2024 21.6 6 6.1 0 2 4 2 33.3
Player 22.7 25 28.1 -3 13 18 13 52.0

Expected Home Runs by Park

Year HR
2022 4 9 5 8 8 7 7 5 5 3 5 9 6 5 8 12 7 5 6 7 5 6 12 9 5 3 11 8 7 3 6
2023 15 15 12 16 17 16 16 15 15 14 14 18 15 14 16 16 17 15 15 17 13 16 18 16 14 13 15 17 16 15 14
2024 6 6 5 8 7 6 6 7 6 5 5 7 6 6 6 8 5 6 6 6 6 4 7 7 5 6 5 6 8 6 5
Player 25 30 22 32 32 29 29 27 26 22 24 34 27 25 30 36 29 26 27 30 24 26 37 32 24 22 31 31 31 24 25
! 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 2022 2023 +/-   2024 +/-  
Exit Velocity 89.3 88.6 -0.7 88.7 0.1
Launch Angle 16.4 19.7 3.3 15.5 -4.2
Barrel % 13.0 7.8 -5.2 7.7 -0.1
Hard Hit % 38.2 39.5 1.3 34.1 -5.4
LA Sweet-Spot % 35.1 38.0 2.9 33.0 -5.0
xBA .243 .260 0.017 .275 0.015
BA .243 .229 -0.014 .294 0.065
xwOBA .332 .319 -0.013 .309 -0.010
wOBA .302 .283 -0.019 .349 0.066
xSLG .450 .432 -0.018 .443 0.011
SLG .376 .381 0.005 .529 0.148
K% 23.7 21.5 -2.2 14.5 -7.0
BB% 4.6 5.2 0.6 2.7 -2.5
Swing % 54.5 52.1 -2.4 52.5 0.4
Whiff% 27.8 22.4 -5.4 15.8 -6.6
In Zone % 49.9 49.2 -0.7 51.7 2.5
Out of Zone % 50.1 50.8 0.7 48.3 -2.5
Out of Zone Swing % 35.6 32.3 -3.3 37.6 5.3
First Pitch Swing % 35.1 26.2 -8.9 20.2 -6.0
First Pitch Strike % 63.9 58.8 -5.1 67.0 8.2
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Statcast Fielder Positioning

wOBA
SeasonAlignment TypeBat SidePAShifts/Shades%No Shift/ShadeShift/Shade
2022 Shifts L 194 171 88.1 .219 .313
2023 Shades L 459 218 47.5 .325 .236
2024 Shades L 109 76 69.7 .308 .367
! 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 %
2022 197 17.0 28.4% 3.0% 85 21.8 2.4% 4.7%
2023 471 15.4 43.3% 0.4% 286 19.0 8.0% 0.0%
2024 114 16.0 38.6% 0.0% 59 17.8 6.8% 0.0%
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