Mike Ford
1B | Bats/Throws: L/R | 6' 0" 225LBS | Age: 31
PA AB R H HR SB AVG OBP SLG OPS
2021 72 60 6 8 3 0 .133 .278 .283 .561
2022 149 131 9 27 3 0 .206 .302 .313 .615
2023 251 219 32 50 16 0 .228 .323 .475 .798
5 Seasons 719 627 82 132 36 0 .211 .309 .418 .727
AVG HR SB OPS
2021 .133 3 0 .561
2022 .206 3 0 .615
2023 .228 16 0 .798
5 Seasons .211 36 0 .727
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 26 657 115 11 9.6 6.7 91.9 110.7 15.6 36.5 .280 .481 .372 .360 .395 45.2 17.2 10.4
2020 27 356 59 4 6.8 4.8 89.7 109.2 8.4 30.5 .236 .398 .224 .315 .341 39.0 19.0 8.3
2021 28 292 37 7 18.9 9.7 90.9 109.3 15.6 35.1 .183 .412 .254 .317 .403 48.6 31.9 15.3
2022 29 623 91 3 3.3 2.0 88.7 110.4 18.1 37.4 .212 .304 .280 .279 .321 33.0 26.8 11.4
2023 30 1032 139 24 17.3 9.6 88.8 111.1 21.0 33.1 .204 .419 .343 .315 .413 44.6 32.3 9.6
Player 2960 441 49 11.1 6.8 89.9 111.1 16.8 34.7 .225 .406 .314 .318 .379 42.0 26.1 10.6
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
2019 39.1 33.0 21.7 6.1 42.6 36.5 20.9 0.0 25.2 30.4 29.6 5.2 9.6 6.7
2020 50.8 18.6 25.4 5.1 40.7 42.4 16.9 3.4 40.7 23.7 16.9 8.5 6.8 4.8
2021 37.8 40.5 16.2 5.4 37.8 37.8 24.3 2.7 27.0 29.7 16.2 5.4 18.9 9.7
2022 33.0 28.6 28.6 9.9 50.5 37.4 12.1 4.4 22.0 35.2 27.5 7.7 3.3 2.0
2023 31.7 35.3 19.4 13.7 43.9 36.7 19.4 5.0 21.6 33.1 18.0 5.0 17.3 9.6
Player 37.0 31.5 22.4 9.1 44.0 37.6 18.4 3.2 25.6 31.3 22.7 6.1 11.1 6.8
MLB 44.6 23.5 24.9 7.0 37.0 37.6 25.3 3.9 32.9 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-Seam Fastball 1.0 3 251 24.3 70 .246 .656 .414 21.6 30.0 24.7 .226 .564 .373 45.0
2023 Slider -1.3 -3 199 19.3 45 .167 .278 .292 41.3 37.8 24.3 .150 .293 .288 47.4
2023 Curveball 3.0 5 158 15.3 26 .292 .583 .429 29.3 38.5 21.3 .186 .353 .262 57.1
2023 Changeup 1.8 2 133 12.9 34 .226 .548 .334 25.9 17.6 16.2 .263 .520 .354 42.3
2023 Cutter -1.2 -1 79 7.7 12 .364 .364 .358 28.2 33.3 26.7 .265 .326 .294 42.9
2023 Sinker -1.1 -1 77 7.5 27 .320 .520 .385 20.0 22.2 27.3 .253 .420 .317 47.4
2023 Sweeper -2.4 -2 66 6.4 17 .000 .000 .206 46.7 47.1 40.0 .036 .042 .229 0.0
2023 Split-Finger -2.3 -1 61 5.9 14 .077 .077 .114 52.2 50.0 25.0 .125 .217 .185 33.3
2023 Screwball -14.8 0 1 0.1 1 .000 .000 .000 100.0 100.0 100.0 -- -- .000 --
2022 4-Seam Fastball -0.9 -2 217 34.8 61 .245 .321 .322 8.1 16.4 17.9 .274 .345 .326 39.5
2022 Curveball 0.6 1 101 16.2 23 .211 .316 .309 25.9 30.4 29.2 .224 .289 .306 33.3
2022 Slider -4.3 -4 87 14.0 17 .000 .000 .000 48.1 70.6 30.8 .070 .082 .066 20.0
2022 Changeup 1.0 1 68 10.9 13 .182 .273 .273 47.1 23.1 18.8 .176 .254 .265 25.0
2022 Cutter 0.5 0 65 10.4 13 .333 .833 .500 18.2 7.7 7.7 .274 .655 .417 36.4
2022 Sinker 1.4 0 35 5.6 11 .400 .500 .423 11.8 0.0 0.0 .241 .380 .304 20.0
2022 Sweeper 0.7 0 19 3.0 4 .000 .000 .175 50.0 75.0 33.3 -- -- .175 --
2022 Split-Finger -2.5 0 18 2.9 4 .000 .000 .000 60.0 75.0 37.5 .025 .029 .024 0.0
2022 Slurve -0.9 0 10 1.6 2 .000 .000 .350 0.0 50.0 20.0 -- -- .350 --
2021 4-Seam Fastball -0.1 0 107 36.6 22 .200 .500 .327 23.3 36.4 30.8 .213 .537 .345 58.3
2021 Sinker -4.0 -2 48 16.4 14 .091 .091 .214 6.7 7.1 25.0 .234 .477 .386 60.0
2021 Curveball -3.9 -2 48 16.4 12 .083 .083 .150 40.0 50.0 42.9 .106 .120 .101 33.3
2021 Changeup 2.2 1 34 11.6 8 .286 .714 .450 40.0 25.0 25.0 .260 .708 .434 40.0
2021 Slider 0.0 0 30 10.3 5 .000 .000 .280 57.1 60.0 30.0 -- -- .280 --
2021 Cutter -2.3 0 19 6.5 7 .000 .000 .200 50.0 28.6 33.3 .121 .137 .282 0.0
2021 Sweeper -2.5 0 4 1.4 1 .000 .000 .000 50.0 100.0 100.0 -- -- .000 --
2021 Split-Finger -9.1 0 2 0.7 2 .000 .000 .350 0.0 0.0 -- .451 1.656 .779 100.0
2020 4-Seam Fastball -1.7 -2 146 41.0 33 .148 .259 .297 12.5 9.1 8.3 .297 .468 .394 45.8
2020 Changeup -0.4 0 60 16.9 13 .182 .364 .300 54.5 30.8 25.0 .158 .305 .274 42.9
2020 Curveball -5.0 -2 46 12.9 12 .000 .000 .000 38.5 33.3 28.6 .144 .217 .150 25.0
2020 Sinker -2.4 -1 38 10.7 11 .182 .455 .345 13.3 18.2 66.7 .254 .615 .358 33.3
2020 Slider -3.3 -1 33 9.3 9 .125 .250 .217 33.3 22.2 15.4 .200 .235 .252 16.7
2020 Cutter -3.0 -1 20 5.6 3 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 .277 .328 .273 66.7
2020 Split-Finger 14.2 2 12 3.4 3 .333 .667 .717 66.7 33.3 16.7 .298 .486 .332 50.0
2020 Sweeper 5.8 0 1 0.3 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2019 4-Seam Fastball 2.8 6 202 30.7 45 .342 .947 .556 14.3 13.3 10.5 .273 .606 .410 43.8
2019 Slider -1.1 -1 118 18.0 22 .095 .286 .180 43.5 31.8 18.4 .183 .284 .220 57.1
2019 Changeup 2.0 2 110 16.7 24 .227 .591 .367 22.9 12.5 12.0 .255 .468 .334 36.8
2019 Sinker 1.5 2 97 14.8 36 .303 .455 .358 11.8 11.1 20.0 .341 .527 .394 58.6
2019 Curveball -0.2 0 81 12.3 19 .067 .067 .242 28.6 26.3 17.2 .262 .308 .343 10.0
2019 Cutter 4.8 1 30 4.6 10 .444 .778 .540 21.4 10.0 8.3 .424 .680 .488 37.5
2019 Split-Finger 0.9 0 17 2.6 5 .400 .400 .360 40.0 40.0 18.2 .235 .276 .225 66.7
2019 Sweeper 5.3 0 1 0.2 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
! Note: Years are in reverse order.
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Swing/Take

Runs
Year Team PA Pitches Heart Shadow Chase Waste All
2019 161 656 8 -9 5 5 10
2020 86 367 -9 -4 4 2 -6
2021 71 292 -5 -6 6 1 -4
2022 149 623 -3 -9 5 3 -4
2023 250 1,032 3 -12 5 7 3
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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 657 46.7 61.9 85.3 20.9 58.9 41.9 26.1 40.0 22.1 7.2 68.1
2020 356 45.8 57.1 82.8 21.2 53.7 40.7 21.4 37.6 26.1 7.0 80.0
2021 292 44.5 56.9 75.7 16.7 51.9 41.8 16.9 34.6 29.7 8.2 62.5
2022 623 45.6 52.5 85.2 20.6 62.9 45.3 22.8 35.2 21.9 6.7 61.9
2023 1,032 47.6 64.6 80.4 22.9 41.9 42.7 27.1 42.7 30.4 7.1 79.5
Player 2,960 46.5 59.9 82.3 21.1 52.2 42.7 24.3 39.1 26.3 7.1 71.6
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 75 13
2020 62 7
2021 62 5
2022 67 4
2023 69 4
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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 24.0 12 9.1 3 2 9 3 25.0
2020 24.9 2 2.1 0 1 1 1 50.0
2021 23.9 3 2.9 0 2 3 1 33.3
2022 26.7 3 2.5 1 2 1 2 66.7
2023 25.2 16 15.4 1 1 12 6 37.5
Player 24.8 36 32.0 4 8 26 13 36.1

Expected Home Runs by Park

Year HR
2019 12 11 5 11 8 9 11 11 6 5 6 10 12 8 10 8 11 8 12 9 11 7 12 11 11 7 7 9 12 8 7
2020 2 3 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 3 2 2 3 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 1
2021 3 5 2 4 3 3 3 4 2 2 2 3 4 2 3 3 3 3 2 2 3 2 4 3 4 2 4 3 3 3 2
2022 3 2 4 4 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 3 3 2 3 2 2 3 2 3 2 4 3 2 2 3 3 3 2 2
2023 16 16 12 17 16 17 16 17 14 13 15 17 17 15 16 17 17 15 17 17 16 14 19 18 14 11 16 16 16 13 9
Player 36 37 25 38 31 33 34 36 26 24 27 34 38 30 33 33 35 30 37 32 35 28 41 37 33 24 32 33 36 28 21
! 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 91.9 89.7 -2.2 90.9 1.2 88.7 -2.2 88.8 0.1
Launch Angle 15.6 8.4 -7.2 15.6 7.2 18.1 2.5 21.0 2.9
Barrel % 9.6 6.8 -2.8 18.9 12.1 3.3 -15.6 17.3 14.0
Hard Hit % 45.2 39.0 -6.2 48.6 9.6 33.0 -15.6 44.6 11.6
Sweet Spot % 36.5 30.5 -6.0 35.1 4.6 37.4 2.3 33.1 -4.3
xBA .280 .236 -0.044 .183 -0.053 .212 0.029 .204 -0.008
BA .259 .135 -0.124 .133 -0.002 .206 0.073 .228 0.022
xwOBA .360 .315 -0.045 .317 0.002 .279 -0.038 .315 0.036
wOBA .372 .224 -0.148 .254 0.030 .280 0.026 .343 0.063
xSLG .481 .398 -0.083 .412 0.014 .304 -0.108 .419 0.115
SLG .559 .270 -0.289 .283 0.013 .313 0.030 .475 0.162
K% 17.2 19.0 1.8 31.9 12.9 26.8 -5.1 32.3 5.5
BB% 10.4 8.3 -2.1 15.3 7.0 11.4 -3.9 9.6 -1.8
Swing % 40.0 37.6 -2.4 34.6 -3.0 35.2 0.6 42.7 7.5
Whiff% 22.1 26.1 4.0 29.7 3.6 21.9 -7.8 30.4 8.5
In Zone % 46.7 45.8 -0.9 44.5 -1.3 45.6 1.1 47.6 2.0
Out of Zone % 53.3 54.2 0.9 55.5 1.3 54.4 -1.1 52.4 -2.0
Out of Zone Swing % 20.9 21.2 0.3 16.7 -4.5 20.6 3.9 22.9 2.3
First Pitch Swing % 26.1 21.4 -4.7 16.9 -4.5 22.8 5.9 27.1 4.3
First Pitch Strike % 60.2 51.2 -9.0 53.5 2.3 57.7 4.2 56.6 -1.1
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Statcast Fielder Positioning

wOBA
SeasonAlignment TypeBat SidePAShifts/Shades%No Shift/ShadeShift/Shade
2019 Shifts L 161 129 80.1 .310 .388
2020 Shifts L 84 65 77.4 .354 .185
2021 Shifts L 71 68 95.8 .000 .265
2022 Shifts L 149 132 88.6 .196 .291
2023 Shades L 249 185 74.3 .299 .361
! 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