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Mike Mayers
P | B/T: R/R | 6' 2" 220LBS | Age: 29

Draft: 2013 | Rd: 3, #93, St. Louis Cardinals | Mississippi
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Stats

W L ERA G GS SV IP SO WHIP
2021 5 5 3.91 69 2 2 71.1 87 1.30
6 Seasons 10 8 4.99 171 3 5 182.0 200 1.41
G W-L ERA IP SO WHIP
2021 69 5-5 3.91 71.1 87 1.30
6 Seasons 171 10-8 4.99 182.0 200 1.41

Statcast Statistics

Season Age Pitches Batted Balls Barrels Barrel % Exit Velocity Max EV Launch Angle Sweet Spot % XBA XSLG WOBA XWOBA XWOBACON HardHit% K% BB% ERA xERA
2016 25 120 29 3 10.3 86.3 104.4 8.7 37.9 .400 .658 .589 .467 .468 27.6 5.7 8.6 27.00 11.42
2017 26 101 18 3 16.7 91.8 107.4 17.8 50 .391 .944 .530 .552 .620 50 12 16 11.57 19.12
2018 27 908 161 10 6.2 88.3 114.3 12.4 32.9 .257 .415 .348 .314 .375 34.8 21.7 6.6 4.70 4.24
2019 28 357 60 5 8.3 90.1 109.9 22.7 40 .282 .489 .370 .366 .404 44.6 18 13.5 6.63 6.29
2020 29 512 68 4 5.9 89 109.3 20.1 32.4 .170 .298 .219 .239 .323 38.2 35.5 7.4 2.10 2.40
2021 30 1168 183 15 8.2 91.1 111.8 16.7 32.8 .217 .380 .329 .294 .378 43.2 29.4 7.8 3.97 3.69
3166 519 40 7.7 89.6 114.3 16 34.5 .241 .416 .340 .315 .386 39.4 25.3 8.3
6.6 88.3 122.2 12 32.9 .242 .402 .317 .312 .363 35.6 22 8.4

Statcast Pitch Arsenal

Mayers relies on 4 pitches.
4-Seam Fastball
(38%) ,
Cutter
(31.6%) ,
Slider
(30.3%) ,
Curveball
(0.1%) ,


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Pitch Tracking

Year Pitch Type # # RHB # LHB % MPH PA AB H 1B 2B 3B HR SO BBE BA XBA SLG XSLG WOBA XWOBA EV LA Spin Ext. Whiff% PutAway%
2021 4-Seam Fastball 444 212 232 38.0 94.5 125 117 27 13 6 1 7 46 71 .231 .183 .479 .379 .321 .267 90.3 22 2348 6.1 30.7 28.9
2021 Cutter 369 130 239 31.6 91.2 88 76 25 18 4 0 3 20 56 .329 .256 .500 .439 .399 .351 88.2 18 2324 5.9 22.8 23.3
2021 Slider 354 273 81 30.3 85.1 83 75 17 12 4 0 1 21 56 .227 .230 .320 .320 .265 .275 87.8 8 2154 5.9 35.3 20.6
2021 Curveball 1 0 1 0.1 76.7 2166 5.6
2020 Slider 203 114 89 39.6 85.3 46 43 9 7 2 0 0 14 29 .209 .166 .256 .229 .234 .205 87.4 16 2116 5.7 31.4 17.5
2020 4-Seam Fastball 172 71 101 33.6 94.2 42 36 4 2 1 0 1 15 21 .111 .193 .222 .401 .219 .310 91.0 26 2372 5.8 38.0 26.8
2020 Cutter 124 44 80 24.2 90.3 33 32 5 3 1 0 1 14 18 .156 .151 .281 .274 .199 .196 88.1 15 2190 5.7 36.9 43.8
2020 Curveball 13 4 9 2.5 77.0 2432 5.7 100.0
! Note: Years are in reverse order.
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Batted Ball Profile

Season GB % FB % LD % PU % Pull % Straight % Oppo % Weak % Topped % Under % Flare/Burner % Solid % Barrel %
2016 48.3 20.7 27.6 3.4 27.6 37.9 34.5 3.4 41.4 13.8 31 0 10.3
2017 27.8 33.3 38.9 0 27.8 44.4 27.8 0 27.8 16.7 16.7 22.2 16.7
2018 43.5 18.6 29.2 8.7 39.1 36 24.8 4.3 34.2 26.1 25.5 3.1 6.2
2019 21.7 30 38.3 10 26.7 43.3 30 1.7 16.7 30 28.3 8.3 8.3
2020 33.8 26.5 29.4 10.3 26.5 36.8 36.8 2.9 26.5 35.3 17.6 11.8 5.9
2021 38.8 30.6 23.5 7.1 26.8 44.8 28.4 6 24.6 28.4 24 8.7 8.2
37.8 25.8 28.5 7.9 30.6 40.5 28.9 4.2 27.9 27.6 24.3 7.3 7.7
45.1 22.5 25.4 7.1 36.6 37.8 25.5 3.7 33.2 24.4 24.4 5.7 6.6

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
2021 4-Seamer LAA R 441 94.5 14.3 0.7 5 11.4 3.6 45
2021 Curveball LAA R 1 76.7 44.1 -12.3 -22 4.6 -3.8 -45
2021 Slider LAA R 350 85.1 37 1 3 2.9 -2.7 -48
2021 Cutter LAA R 368 91.2 21.1 3 13 1.3 -3 -173
2020 Cutter LAA R 123 90.3 24.4 0.2 1 1.2 -0.6 -34
2020 Slider LAA R 201 85.3 36.9 1.2 3 3.1 -1.3 -29
2020 Curveball LAA R 13 77 56.9 1 2 9.2 0.3 3
2020 4-Seamer LAA R 172 94.2 14.4 0.8 5 10.3 2.8 37
2019 Changeup STL R 6 89.2 18.8 -9.7 -34 10.3 -4.3 -29
2019 Slider STL R 128 85.7 38.2 2.2 6 3.9 -1.1 -22
2019 Curveball STL R 29 76.8 60.1 2.2 4 11.6 1.3 13
2019 4-Seamer STL R 175 94.8 14 1.5 10 9.9 1.7 20
2018 4-Seamer STL R 544 96.1 13.5 1.3 9 9.2 1.2 16
2018 Slider STL R 344 86.8 37.1 2.6 8 3 -1.3 -31
2018 Sinker STL R 4 94.6 18.4 -2.6 -13 13.6 -1.4 -9
2018 Changeup STL R 11 89.4 26 -2 -7 11.8 -2.3 -16
2018 Curveball STL R 4 79.9 55.1 1.2 2 6.9 -1.6 -19
2017 Changeup STL R 4 85.9 28.1 -1.1 -4 13.2 -0.5 -4
2017 4-Seamer STL R 53 93.9 15 -0.5 -4 12.6 3.9 46
2017 Slider STL R 43 85.4 34.9 0.2 1 1.9 -1.9 -50
2016 4-Seamer STL R 80 93.8 16.7 -2.8 -20 14.2 5.3 60
2016 Changeup STL R 17 85.8 33.2 4.9 17 14.9 1.6 12
2016 Slider STL R 23 85.7 36.2 3.2 10 0.3 -3 -112
! 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 %
2021 Slider -1.3 -5 354 30.3 83 .227 .32 .279 35.3 25.3 20.6 .23 .32 .275 44.6
2021 Cutter 1.3 5 369 31.6 88 .329 .5 .405 22.8 22.7 23.3 .256 .439 .352 42.9
2021 4-Seamer 0.7 3 444 38 125 .231 .479 .323 30.7 36.8 28.9 .183 .379 .268 42.3
2021 Curveball 3.8 0 1 0.1
2020 Cutter -1.8 -2 124 24.2 33 .156 .281 .283 36.9 42.4 43.8 .151 .274 .196 38.9
2020 4-Seamer -0.8 -1 172 33.6 42 .111 .222 .263 38 35.7 26.8 .193 .401 .31 42.9
2020 Slider 0.7 1 203 39.6 46 .209 .256 .257 31.4 30.4 17.5 .166 .229 .205 34.5
2020 Curveball 1.1 0 13 2.5 100
2019 Changeup 0.4 0 6 1.7 2 .5 .5 .45 0 0 .393 .492 .382 50
2019 Curveball 1.4 0 29 8.1 4 .5 1.25 .725 12.5 0 0 .548 1.2 .709 50
2019 Slider -0.5 -1 128 35.9 28 .24 .36 .305 45 17.9 14.7 .299 .487 .366 45
2019 4-Seamer 0.2 0 175 49 48 .25 .5 .379 18.3 20.8 18.2 .275 .479 .377 43.3
2018 Curveball 8.1 0 4 0.4 1 1 1 .9 0 0 0 .487 .729 .507 100
2018 Slider 0.3 1 344 37.9 84 .287 .487 .351 31.1 23.8 17.5 .252 .404 .296 36.1
2018 4-Seamer 0.5 3 544 59.9 140 .285 .48 .367 17.1 20.7 18.7 .258 .42 .324 33.3
2018 Sinker -1.1 0 4 0.4 66.7 0
2018 Changeup 1.6 0 11 1.2 50 0
2017 Changeup -7.7 0 4 4 1 0 0 0 33.3 0 0 .313 1.209 .609 100
2017 4-Seamer 8.8 5 53 52.5 9 .667 2 .978 13.3 0 0 .545 1.843 .798 57.1
2017 Slider 2.3 1 43 42.6 14 .333 .5 .357 26.3 21.4 15.8 .32 .473 .391 40
! 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 Curveball 11 77.2 70 16.2 7:30 7:15 15
2020 Cutter 96 90.3 60 8.3 12:45 11:30 75
2020 4-Seam Fastball 150 94.2 95 19.3 1:15 1:15 0
2020 Slider 172 85.3 18 3.9 10:15 8:30 105
2021 Cutter 356 91.2 64 11.2 12:45 12:15 30
2021 4-Seam Fastball 441 94.5 93 19.9 1:15 1:15 0
2021 Slider 344 85.1 20 3.9 9:45 8:30 75
! 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
2016 35 120 5 3 2 1 11
2017 24 101 6 -3 1 1 5
2018 225 907 0 -5 6 3 4
2019 82 338 -4 0 4 1 0
2020 121 512 -5 -3 3 2 -2
2021 296 1168 7 -19 11 4 3
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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 %
2016 120 51.7 80.6 88 27.6 62.5 41.7 77.1 55 16.7 10.8 92.3
2017 101 57.4 77.6 86.7 16.3 42.9 39.6 64 51.5 19.2 13.9 85.7
2018 908 49.8 66.2 82.6 27 60.2 43.2 63.3 46.5 23 6.5 62.7
2019 357 42.9 64.1 82.8 24.9 47.9 43.5 55.1 42.3 28.5 5.6 84.2
2020 512 47.9 66.1 75.3 25.8 37.7 39.8 62 45.1 35.5 6.3 75
2021 1168 49 68.2 76.2 28.7 56.7 45 60.5 48 29.6 6.2 86.1
3166 48.8 67.7 79.5 26.9 53.7 43.2 61.7 46.8 27.6 6.6 78
48.5 66.8 82 28.3 58.5 42.6 60.6 47 24.6 7.2 76

Percentile Rankings

Year xwOBA xBA xSLG xISO xOBP Brl Brl% EV HardHit% K% BB% Whiff% xERA FB Velo FB Spin CB Spin
2016
2017
2018 39 22 28 40 49 72 55 51 54 47 78 37 39 92 76 65
2019 78 71 68
2020 97 96 90 74 97 65 63 37 44 94 66 91 97 44 53 38
2021 68 74 53 41 78 53 44 7 16 84 56 75 68 44 70 14
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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 24.3 3 3.8 -1 3 2 3 100
2020 21.4 2 1.6 0 4 2 0 0
2021 23.5 11 9.4 2 2 12 3 27.3

Expected Home Runs by Park

Year HR
2019 3 4 5 4 5 3 3 4 3 6 4 4 3 4 3 5 3 4 3 4 3 3 3 3 4 5 3 3 3 4 5
2020 2 2 2 2 3 2 0 2 3 2 4 2 0 1 0 2 1 2 0 1 0 0 1 2 2 3 2 1 3 1 2
2021 11 11 10 9 15 8 8 14 9 8 11 11 4 8 8 13 5 9 12 12 3 8 9 10 9 12 10 7 8 8 14
! Note: This tells how many of this player's home runs would have been out of other stadiums. This accounts for different wall heights and distances, but does not attempt to adjust for 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 +/-  
Fastball Velocity 93.8 93.9 0.1 96.1 2.2 94.8 -1.3 92.5 -2.3 93 0.5
Offspeed Velocity 85.8 85.9 0.1 89.4 3.5 89.2 -0.2 0 0 0 0
Breaking Velocity 85.7 85.4 -0.3 86.7 1.3 84.1 -2.6 84.8 0.7 85 0.2
Exit Velocity 86.3 91.8 5.5 88.3 -3.5 90.1 1.8 89 -1.1 91.1 2.1
Launch Angle 8.7 17.8 9.1 12.4 -5.4 22.7 10.3 20.1 -2.6 16.7 -3.4
Barrel % 10.3 16.7 6.4 6.2 -10.5 8.3 2.1 5.9 -2.4 8.2 2.3
Hard Hit % 27.6 50 22.4 34.8 -15.2 44.6 9.8 38.2 -6.4 43.2 5
Sweet Spot % 37.9 50 12.1 32.9 -17.1 40 7.1 32.4 -7.6 32.8 0.4
xBA .4 .391 -0.009 .257 -0.134 .282 0.025 .17 -0.112 .217 0.047
BA .533 .421 -0.112 .289 -0.132 .276 -0.013 .162 -0.114 .257 0.095
xwOBA .467 .552 0.085 .314 -0.238 .366 0.052 .239 -0.127 .294 0.055
wOBA .589 .53 -0.059 .348 -0.182 .37 0.022 .219 -0.151 .329 0.11
xSLG .658 .944 0.286 .415 -0.529 .489 0.074 .298 -0.191 .38 0.082
SLG .867 .947 0.08 .485 -0.462 .513 0.028 .252 -0.261 .44 0.188
K% 5.7 12 6.3 21.7 9.7 18 -3.7 35.5 17.5 29.4 -6.1
BB% 8.6 16 7.4 6.6 -9.4 13.5 6.9 7.4 -6.1 7.8 0.4
Swing % 55 51.5 -3.5 46.5 -5 42.3 -4.2 45.1 2.8 48 2.9
Whiff% 16.7 19.2 2.5 23 3.8 28.5 5.5 35.5 7 29.6 -5.9
In Zone % 51.7 57.4 5.7 49.8 -7.6 42.9 -6.9 47.9 5 49 1.1
Out of Zone % 48.3 42.6 -5.7 50.2 7.6 57.1 6.9 52.1 -5 51 -1.1
Out of Zone Swing % 27.6 16.3 -11.3 27 10.7 24.9 -2.1 25.8 0.9 28.7 2.9
First Pitch Swing % 48.6 40 -8.6 28.3 -11.7 32.6 4.3 28.9 -3.7 33.1 4.2
First Pitch Strike % 77.1 64 -13.1 63.3 -0.7 55.1 -8.2 62 6.9 60.5 -1.5
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Statcast Shift Statistics

vs RHHvs LHH
YearPAwOBAPAShifts%PAShifts%
2016 34 .547 19 0 0.0 15 2 13.3
2017 24 .530 11 0 0.0 13 1 7.7
2018 225 .348 123 2 1.6 102 4 3.9
2019 82 .363 50 2 4.0 32 8 25.0
2020 121 .219 58 6 10.3 63 19 30.2
2021 296 .329 162 25 15.4 134 100 74.6

Pitch Distribution