Mike Ford
1B | Bats/Throws: L/R | 6' 0" 225LBS | Age: 31
PA AB R H HR SB AVG OBP SLG OPS
2022 149 131 9 27 3 0 .206 .302 .313 .615
2023 251 219 32 50 16 0 .228 .323 .475 .798
2024 62 60 2 9 1 0 .150 .177 .233 .410
6 Seasons 781 687 84 141 37 0 .205 .298 .402 .700
AVG HR SB OPS
2022 .206 3 0 .615
2023 .228 16 0 .798
2024 .150 1 0 .410
6 Seasons .205 37 0 .700
MLB Percentile Rankings
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%
2019 26 657 115 11 9.6 6.7 91.9 110.7 15.6 36.5 .278 .478 .372 .358 .392 45.2 17.2 10.4
2020 27 356 59 4 6.8 4.8 89.7 109.2 8.4 30.5 .231 .393 .224 .311 .335 39.0 19.0 8.3
2021 28 292 37 7 18.9 9.7 90.9 109.3 15.6 35.1 .180 .409 .254 .315 .398 48.6 31.9 15.3
2022 29 623 91 3 3.3 2.0 88.7 110.4 18.1 37.4 .210 .302 .280 .278 .318 33.0 26.8 11.4
2023 30 1032 139 24 17.3 9.6 88.8 111.1 21.0 33.1 .202 .416 .343 .314 .410 44.6 32.3 9.6
2024 31 229 45 1 2.2 1.6 86.4 107.0 17.5 28.9 .201 .300 .182 .232 .288 33.3 24.2 3.2
Player 3189 486 50 10.3 6.4 89.6 111.1 16.9 34.2 .220 .394 .303 .309 .367 41.2 26.0 10.0
MLB 6.9 4.7 88.5 122.4 12.2 33.1 .245 .406 .316 .315 .368 36.4 22.2 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
2024 42.2 28.9 15.6 13.3 31.1 44.4 24.4 2.2 26.7 37.8 26.7 4.4 2.2 1.6
Player 37.4 31.3 21.8 9.5 42.8 38.3 18.9 3.1 25.7 31.9 23.0 6.0 10.3 6.4
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 4.7
! 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 %
2024 4-Seam Fastball -6.5 -5 80 34.9 24 .125 .125 .113 12.8 12.5 16.7 .179 .227 .176 23.8
2024 Changeup -2.5 -1 27 11.8 8 .143 .143 .200 26.7 12.5 11.1 .328 .403 .371 50.0
2024 Sweeper -5.5 -1 27 11.8 6 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 .250 .299 .244 33.3
2024 Sinker 8.0 2 26 11.4 8 .429 .857 .563 12.5 0.0 0.0 .306 .714 .460 42.9
2024 Slider -2.5 -1 26 11.4 6 .167 .500 .267 88.9 83.3 71.4 .078 .179 .108 100.0
2024 Curveball -4.5 -1 23 10.0 3 .000 .000 .000 40.0 66.7 20.0 .102 .110 .092 0.0
2024 Cutter -8.9 -1 14 6.1 4 .000 .000 .000 50.0 75.0 50.0 .002 .003 .003 0.0
2024 Knuckleball 10.5 0 3 1.3 1 1.000 1.000 .900 50.0 0.0 -- .871 .907 .784 0.0
2024 Slurve -9.5 0 2 0.9 1 .000 .000 .000 100.0 100.0 100.0 -- -- .000 --
2024 Split-Finger -16.5 0 1 0.4 1 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 .166 .631 .330 100.0
2023 4-Seam Fastball 1.5 4 250 24.2 71 .262 .672 .430 21.7 29.6 24.7 .231 .571 .382 47.5
2023 Slider -1.0 -2 166 16.1 36 .179 .321 .321 43.9 33.3 20.0 .166 .340 .319 50.0
2023 Curveball 2.8 4 156 15.1 25 .292 .583 .418 29.3 40.0 21.7 .185 .351 .243 57.1
2023 Changeup 1.1 1 126 12.2 30 .222 .593 .348 24.5 16.7 13.9 .260 .544 .363 39.1
2023 Sweeper -2.9 -3 94 9.1 23 .000 .000 .152 42.9 56.5 44.8 .022 .026 .168 0.0
2023 Cutter -1.3 -1 87 8.4 16 .357 .357 .369 25.6 25.0 23.5 .289 .361 .335 40.0
2023 Sinker -1.9 -1 75 7.3 25 .292 .500 .352 20.6 24.0 28.6 .227 .395 .282 44.4
2023 Split-Finger -0.5 0 68 6.6 18 .118 .118 .139 50.0 44.4 27.6 .153 .240 .198 44.4
2023 Slurve 17.4 0 2 0.2 1 -- -- .700 -- 0.0 0.0 -- -- .700 --
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 .272 .343 .324 39.5
2022 Curveball 0.6 1 101 16.2 23 .211 .316 .309 25.9 30.4 29.2 .222 .286 .304 33.3
2022 Slider -4.3 -4 84 13.5 16 .000 .000 .000 48.0 68.8 29.7 .074 .086 .070 20.0
2022 Changeup 1.0 1 68 10.9 13 .182 .273 .273 47.1 23.1 18.8 .173 .251 .262 25.0
2022 Cutter 0.5 0 65 10.4 13 .333 .833 .500 18.2 7.7 7.7 .270 .651 .413 36.4
2022 Sinker 1.4 0 35 5.6 11 .400 .500 .423 11.8 0.0 0.0 .239 .378 .302 20.0
2022 Sweeper -0.2 0 22 3.5 5 .000 .000 .140 50.0 80.0 36.4 -- -- .140 --
2022 Split-Finger -2.5 0 18 2.9 4 .000 .000 .000 60.0 75.0 37.5 .023 .027 .021 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 .211 .534 .343 58.3
2021 Sinker -4.0 -2 48 16.4 14 .091 .091 .214 6.7 7.1 25.0 .227 .470 .381 60.0
2021 Curveball -3.9 -2 48 16.4 12 .083 .083 .150 40.0 50.0 42.9 .103 .117 .097 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 .119 .134 .280 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 .293 .463 .391 45.8
2020 Changeup -0.4 0 60 16.9 13 .182 .364 .300 54.5 30.8 25.0 .154 .300 .270 42.9
2020 Curveball -5.0 -2 46 12.9 12 .000 .000 .000 38.5 33.3 28.6 .139 .213 .146 25.0
2020 Sinker -1.6 -1 40 11.2 12 .167 .417 .392 17.6 16.7 66.7 .246 .580 .341 30.0
2020 Slider -3.3 -1 33 9.3 9 .125 .250 .217 33.3 22.2 15.4 .197 .231 .249 16.7
2020 Cutter -3.0 -1 20 5.6 3 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 .265 .315 .261 66.7
2020 Split-Finger 14.3 1 10 2.8 2 .500 1.000 .625 75.0 50.0 16.7 .320 .587 .378 100.0
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 .605 .410 43.8
2019 Slider -1.1 -1 118 18.0 22 .095 .286 .180 43.5 31.8 18.4 .181 .282 .218 57.1
2019 Changeup 2.0 2 110 16.7 24 .227 .591 .367 22.9 12.5 12.0 .252 .464 .332 36.8
2019 Sinker 1.5 2 97 14.8 36 .303 .455 .358 11.8 11.1 20.0 .338 .522 .391 58.6
2019 Curveball -0.2 0 81 12.3 19 .067 .067 .242 28.6 26.3 17.2 .260 .306 .341 10.0
2019 Cutter 4.8 1 30 4.6 10 .444 .778 .540 21.4 10.0 8.3 .420 .676 .485 37.5
2019 Split-Finger 0.9 0 17 2.6 5 .400 .400 .360 40.0 40.0 18.2 .232 .273 .222 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
2024 62 229 -2 -8 1 1 -8
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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
2024 229 48.9 72.3 76.5 28.2 69.7 41.5 38.7 49.8 25.4 5.7 92.3
Player 3,189 46.6 60.8 81.7 21.6 53.8 42.6 25.4 39.9 26.3 7.0 72.8
MLB 48.6 67.0 82.0 28.4 57.9 42.6 29.7 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
2019 75 13
2020 62 7
2021 62 5
2022 67 4
2023 69 4
2024 32 1
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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
2024 22.2 1 1.2 0 1 0 1 100.0
Player 24.7 37 33.2 4 9 26 14 37.8

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
2024 1 1 1 2 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 2 2 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 2 2 1 1 1 1 2 1 1
Player 37 38 26 40 32 34 35 37 27 25 28 36 40 31 34 34 36 31 38 33 36 29 43 39 34 25 33 34 38 29 22
! 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 +/-   2024 +/-  
Exit Velocity 91.9 89.7 -2.2 90.9 1.2 88.7 -2.2 88.8 0.1 86.4 -2.4
Launch Angle 15.6 8.4 -7.2 15.6 7.2 18.1 2.5 21.0 2.9 17.5 -3.5
Barrel % 9.6 6.8 -2.8 18.9 12.1 3.3 -15.6 17.3 14.0 2.2 -15.1
Hard Hit % 45.2 39.0 -6.2 48.6 9.6 33.0 -15.6 44.6 11.6 33.3 -11.3
LA Sweet-Spot % 36.5 30.5 -6.0 35.1 4.6 37.4 2.3 33.1 -4.3 28.9 -4.2
xBA .278 .231 -0.047 .180 -0.051 .210 0.030 .202 -0.008 .201 -0.001
BA .259 .135 -0.124 .133 -0.002 .206 0.073 .228 0.022 .150 -0.078
xwOBA .358 .311 -0.047 .315 0.004 .278 -0.037 .314 0.036 .232 -0.082
wOBA .372 .224 -0.148 .254 0.030 .280 0.026 .343 0.063 .182 -0.161
xSLG .478 .393 -0.085 .409 0.016 .302 -0.107 .416 0.114 .300 -0.116
SLG .559 .270 -0.289 .283 0.013 .313 0.030 .475 0.162 .233 -0.242
K% 17.2 19.0 1.8 31.9 12.9 26.8 -5.1 32.3 5.5 24.2 -8.1
BB% 10.4 8.3 -2.1 15.3 7.0 11.4 -3.9 9.6 -1.8 3.2 -6.4
Swing % 40.0 37.6 -2.4 34.6 -3.0 35.2 0.6 42.7 7.5 49.8 7.1
Whiff% 22.1 26.1 4.0 29.7 3.6 21.9 -7.8 30.4 8.5 25.4 -5.0
In Zone % 46.7 45.8 -0.9 44.5 -1.3 45.6 1.1 47.6 2.0 48.9 1.3
Out of Zone % 53.3 54.2 0.9 55.5 1.3 54.4 -1.1 52.4 -2.0 51.1 -1.3
Out of Zone Swing % 20.9 21.2 0.3 16.7 -4.5 20.6 3.9 22.9 2.3 28.2 5.3
First Pitch Swing % 26.1 21.4 -4.7 16.9 -4.5 22.8 5.9 27.1 4.3 38.7 11.6
First Pitch Strike % 60.2 51.2 -9.0 53.5 2.3 57.7 4.2 56.6 -1.1 67.7 11.1
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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
2024 Shades L 62 44 71.0 .187 .181
! 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 %
2019 243 16.6 27.2% 1.2% 104 22.5 1.0% 12.5%
2020 88 17.5 18.2% 3.4% 106 22.2 0.0% 8.5%
2021 84 18.1 10.7% 1.2% 79 23.9 0.0% 16.5%
2022 221 17.3 20.4% 1.4% 125 22.7 0.8% 10.4%
2023 258 15.6 40.3% 0.8% 212 18.7 9.4% 0.5%
2024 53 14.8 50.9% 0.0% 36 17.7 2.8% 0.0%
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