Michael Massey
2B | Bats/Throws: L/R | 6' 0" 195LBS | Age: 25
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
2 Seasons 655 601 58 140 19 9 .233 .284 .379 .663
AVG HR SB OPS
2022 .243 4 3 .683
2023 .229 15 6 .655
2 Seasons .233 19 9 .663
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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%
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
Player 2560 465 43 9.2 6.6 88.8 110.3 18.8 37.2 .255 .437 .288 .323 .387 39.1 22.1 5.0
MLB 6.9 4.7 88.4 122.4 12.2 33.1 .245 .406 .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
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
Player 33.5 30.8 26.7 9.0 51.4 28.0 20.6 5.6 23.0 30.5 24.7 6.7 9.2 6.6
MLB 44.6 23.5 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 -1.1 -7 633 34.4 143 .197 .402 .298 19.7 20.3 14.6 .213 .394 .296 34.0
2023 Slider -1.8 -5 279 15.2 74 .178 .301 .201 28.4 25.7 19.6 .228 .351 .250 38.2
2023 Curveball 0.0 0 224 12.2 60 .250 .375 .292 24.0 26.7 19.8 .287 .454 .335 43.9
2023 Changeup -0.1 0 211 11.5 54 .269 .423 .330 27.7 20.4 12.5 .300 .446 .334 26.8
2023 Sinker -0.1 0 189 10.3 56 .275 .353 .346 8.0 16.1 18.8 .317 .552 .397 47.6
2023 Cutter 0.7 1 149 8.1 35 .344 .594 .404 14.8 0.0 0.0 .341 .578 .417 48.5
2023 Splitter -0.6 -1 84 4.6 24 .250 .250 .225 43.5 45.8 26.2 .302 .365 .291 69.2
2023 Sweeper -0.6 0 70 3.8 14 .077 .308 .193 30.3 28.6 13.8 .128 .402 .250 33.3
2023 Slurve -2.4 0 2 0.1 -- -- -- 0.0 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
2022 4-Seamer 0.9 2 271 37.7 75 .343 .418 .382 21.0 13.3 12.7 .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 -0.8 -1 66 9.2 15 .154 .154 .213 40.0 20.0 10.3 .155 .344 .277 20.0
2022 Sinker -1.6 -1 60 8.3 13 .300 .400 .396 11.1 15.4 12.5 .230 .406 .374 25.0
2022 Sweeper -5.9 -2 30 4.2 10 .100 .100 .090 38.5 40.0 44.4 .031 .060 .038 16.7
2022 Splitter -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
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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
Player 2,560 49.4 72.8 82.9 33.2 58.1 41.5 28.9 52.8 24.0 7.7 80.7
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
2022 46 44 16 10
2023 38 59 55 51 22 42 43 36 61 41 54 9 66 26 49 82 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
Player 23.0 19 22.0 -3 11 14 11 57.9

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 15 16 15 15 14 14 18 14 14 16 16 17 15 15 17 13 16 18 16 14 13 16 17 15 15 14
Player 19 24 17 24 25 22 23 20 20 17 19 27 20 19 24 28 24 20 21 24 18 22 30 25 19 16 27 25 22 18 20
! 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 +/-  
Exit Velocity 89.3 88.6 -0.7
Launch Angle 16.4 19.7 3.3
Barrel % 13.0 7.8 -5.2
Hard Hit % 38.2 39.5 1.3
Sweet Spot % 35.1 38.0 2.9
xBA .243 .260 0.017
BA .243 .229 -0.014
xwOBA .332 .319 -0.013
wOBA .302 .283 -0.019
xSLG .450 .432 -0.018
SLG .376 .381 0.005
K% 23.7 21.5 -2.2
BB% 4.6 5.2 0.6
Swing % 54.5 52.1 -2.4
Whiff% 27.8 22.4 -5.4
In Zone % 49.9 49.2 -0.7
Out of Zone % 50.1 50.8 0.7
Out of Zone Swing % 35.6 32.3 -3.3
First Pitch Swing % 35.1 26.2 -8.9
First Pitch Strike % 63.9 58.8 -5.1
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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
! 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%
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