Mike Minor
P | B/T: R/L | 6' 4" 210LBS | Age: 34

Draft: 2009 | Rd: 1, #7, Atlanta Braves | Vanderbilt

Stats

W L ERA G GS SV IP SO WHIP
2022 4 12 6.06 19 19 0 98.0 76 1.63
11 Seasons 83 90 4.25 295 228 6 1409.0 1273 1.25
G W-L ERA IP SO WHIP
2022 19 4-12 6.06 98.0 76 1.63
11 Seasons 295 83-90 4.25 1409.0 1273 1.25

Statcast 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% ERA xERA
2017 29 1192 196 5 2.6 1.6 85.7 114.6 15.9 28.6 .185 .289 .252 .234 .294 30.3 28.7 7.2 2.55 2.31
2018 30 2552 462 50 10.8 7.8 88.1 114.3 18.7 35.5 .242 .445 .312 .319 .373 35.3 20.6 5.9 4.18 4.33
2019 31 3358 588 41 7.0 4.8 86.9 113.1 16.5 31.6 .228 .389 .301 .298 .349 30.4 23.2 7.9 3.59 3.89
2020 32 979 156 16 10.3 6.7 87.5 113.3 17.6 36.5 .234 .436 .307 .317 .392 40.4 25.9 8.4 5.56 4.27
2021 33 2621 474 44 9.3 6.6 88.5 114.2 16.5 35.0 .245 .449 .321 .321 .385 35.9 22.3 6.1 5.05 4.38
2022 34 1750 332 28 8.4 6.2 88.2 112.5 19.1 36.4 .256 .426 .385 .330 .358 34.9 16.7 8.8 6.06 4.59
Player 12452 2208 184 8.3 5.8 87.6 114.6 17.4 34.0 .235 .413 .315 .307 .362 34.0 22.3 7.2
MLB 6.7 4.6 88.4 122.4 12.1 33.0 .245 .405 .316 .315 .368 35.8 22.1 8.4
! Note: All figures in this table cover the period 2015-present.

Statcast Pitch Arsenal

Minor relies on 5 pitches.
4-Seam Fastball
(41.3%) ,
Slider
(24.9%) ,
Changeup
(23.2%) ,
Curveball
(10.4%) ,
Sinker
(0.2%) ,


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Pitch Tracking



Batted Ball Profile

Season GB % FB % LD % PU % Pull % Straight % Oppo % Weak % Topped % Under % Flare/Burner % Solid % Barrel % Barrel/PA
2017 43.4 25.5 17.9 13.3 38.8 36.2 25.0 5.6 33.2 30.6 19.9 6.1 2.6 1.6
2018 34.8 27.9 25.8 11.5 35.1 43.9 21.0 3.5 27.7 31.0 21.4 5.2 10.8 7.8
2019 41.3 26.2 21.8 10.7 44.9 35.2 19.9 3.7 30.1 30.8 22.6 5.4 7.0 4.8
2020 35.3 30.8 23.7 10.3 37.2 37.2 25.6 4.5 21.8 35.3 23.7 4.5 10.3 6.7
2021 39.2 27.2 23.0 10.5 44.5 32.9 22.6 3.4 30.8 29.5 20.3 6.5 9.3 6.6
2022 34.6 29.2 25.0 11.1 47.3 31.0 21.7 4.8 25.0 34.3 23.5 3.9 8.4 6.2
Player 38.3 27.5 23.1 11.1 42.0 36.1 21.8 4.0 28.7 31.4 21.8 5.4 8.3 5.8
MLB 44.9 23.1 25.0 7.1 36.8 37.7 25.4 3.8 33.0 24.6 24.4 5.7 6.7 4.6
! Note: All figures in this table cover the period 2015-present.

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
2022 Sinker CIN L 4 89.9 22.4 -1.8 -7 13.8 -0.7 -5
2022 Curveball CIN L 182 79.2 55.0 2.0 4 7.1 -1.0 -12
2022 4-Seamer CIN L 723 90.4 19.2 -2.5 -15 3.9 -2.6 -40
2022 Changeup CIN L 406 84.2 28.8 -2.9 -9 16.7 2.7 19
2022 Slider CIN L 435 85.4 33.7 -2.3 -7 3.5 -1.8 -34
2021 Curveball KC L 411 80.4 54.7 4.1 8 7.0 -0.9 -12
2021 Slider KC L 573 85.6 35.1 -0.4 -1 5.3 0.4 9
2021 Changeup KC L 514 85.2 26.1 -4.7 -15 16.8 2.8 20
2021 4-Seamer KC L 1,123 90.9 18.2 -1.8 -11 1.9 -5.3 -73
2020 Changeup OAK L 213 85.4 26.0 -4.6 -15 16.7 3.0 22
2020 Sinker OAK L 1 88.2 23.3 -2.8 -11 13.7 -0.6 -4
2020 Curveball OAK L 63 80.1 54.8 3.4 7 7.7 -0.6 -7
2020 4-Seamer OAK L 495 90.6 19.1 -2.2 -13 1.2 -5.9 -83
2020 Slider OAK L 202 85.6 35.3 -0.1 0 6.0 1.7 38
2019 Curveball TEX L 383 80.7 54.5 1.4 3 6.9 -0.7 -9
2019 4-Seamer TEX L 1,497 92.5 17.0 -0.5 -3 4.1 -3.4 -45
2019 Slider TEX L 651 86.4 34.7 -0.9 -2 5.6 1.3 29
2019 Changeup TEX L 826 86.2 26.2 -4.5 -15 17.5 3.8 27
2018 Slider TEX L 537 87.3 28.7 -5.3 -16 4.0 -0.1 -3
2018 Sinker TEX L 8 92.7 17.3 -5.2 -23 13.1 -1.8 -12
2018 Changeup TEX L 498 85.8 26.0 -5.2 -17 16.4 2.8 21
2018 Curveball TEX L 275 80.5 52.5 -1.5 -3 5.0 -2.7 -35
2018 4-Seamer TEX L 1,230 92.8 15.6 0.8 5 6.0 -1.6 -22
2017 Slider KC L 426 88.5 28.7 -2.1 -7 7.1 4.1 139
2017 Sinker KC L 37 91.6 22.0 0.1 0 10.7 -4.4 -29
2017 Changeup KC L 122 86.7 24.6 -4.2 -15 11.7 -1.9 -14
2017 4-Seamer KC L 513 94.7 14.8 -1.0 -7 3.9 -4.5 -53
2017 Curveball KC L 93 82.5 50.1 -1.1 -2 8.7 2.1 31
! 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 %
2022 4-Seamer 1.1 8 723 41.3 181 .321 .571 .419 15.6 12.2 11.8 .271 .449 .360 41.5
2022 Slider 1.1 5 435 24.9 105 .289 .474 .364 19.2 14.3 13.2 .237 .407 .308 30.5
2022 Changeup 2.1 9 406 23.2 128 .282 .573 .390 27.4 21.9 22.0 .264 .426 .326 25.6
2022 Curveball 0.7 1 182 10.4 36 .265 .441 .306 21.2 30.6 18.0 .218 .390 .270 50.0
2022 Sinker -6.1 0 4 0.2 1 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 -- .036 .036 .036 0.0
2021 4-Seamer -0.3 -4 1,123 42.8 278 .246 .472 .342 18.9 22.3 20.5 .224 .447 .316 36.3
2021 Slider 1.4 8 573 21.9 156 .255 .511 .381 25.9 19.2 20.4 .293 .584 .400 44.1
2021 Changeup 1.3 7 514 19.6 146 .257 .400 .301 30.7 17.1 15.1 .258 .405 .297 24.1
2021 Curveball 1.1 5 411 15.7 89 .256 .349 .291 29.8 36.0 18.7 .207 .304 .237 42.6
2020 4-Seamer -0.7 -4 496 50.7 114 .230 .360 .317 24.4 18.4 15.0 .244 .461 .345 44.3
2020 Changeup 0.1 0 216 22.1 59 .200 .345 .264 34.4 37.3 29.3 .202 .374 .273 36.4
2020 Slider 2.7 5 203 20.7 51 .298 .702 .442 24.3 23.5 15.4 .274 .532 .353 38.9
2020 Curveball 0.2 0 63 6.4 14 .143 .143 .129 34.8 42.9 24.0 .182 .208 .174 25.0
2020 Sinker -11.8 0 1 0.1 1 .000 .000 .000 -- 100.0 100.0 -- -- .000 --
2019 4-Seamer -0.8 -13 1,497 44.6 340 .252 .435 .331 23.3 21.5 18.6 .241 .446 .320 34.5
2019 Changeup -3.0 -25 826 24.6 258 .178 .265 .239 31.3 24.8 24.1 .184 .266 .241 18.0
2019 Slider 1.7 11 651 19.4 171 .312 .494 .381 23.3 22.8 16.5 .261 .448 .333 39.3
2019 Curveball 1.2 5 383 11.4 93 .271 .424 .341 31.9 25.8 19.4 .243 .410 .317 32.8
2018 4-Seamer 0.6 7 1,230 48.2 290 .284 .544 .383 18.4 19.7 16.3 .274 .531 .371 44.2
2018 Slider 0.1 1 537 21.0 146 .215 .437 .298 17.8 21.9 16.8 .238 .415 .307 36.2
2018 Changeup -0.3 -2 498 19.5 149 .204 .358 .282 34.4 19.5 19.6 .201 .349 .261 21.6
2018 Curveball -1.2 -3 275 10.8 51 .137 .216 .169 25.0 23.5 12.4 .204 .361 .240 23.1
2018 Sinker -4.5 0 8 0.3 2 .000 .000 .000 20.0 50.0 20.0 .086 .317 .161 100.0
2017 4-Seamer -1.3 -7 513 43.0 129 .205 .325 .275 25.5 32.6 24.0 .178 .294 .242 36.8
2017 Slider -2.8 -12 426 35.7 95 .186 .244 .219 26.5 17.9 20.7 .214 .301 .252 23.6
2017 Changeup -1.2 -1 122 10.2 36 .265 .441 .324 32.8 27.8 25.0 .201 .366 .263 29.2
2017 Curveball 0.8 1 93 7.8 36 .171 .371 .285 36.2 52.8 30.6 .123 .191 .170 31.3
2017 Sinker 1.1 0 37 3.1 7 .286 .429 .307 15.4 0.0 0.0 .170 .191 .156 28.6
! Note: Years are in reverse order.
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Swing/Take

Runs
Year Team PA Pitches Heart Shadow Chase Waste All
2010 185 768 7 -6 6 3 10
2011 356 1,359 -1 -9 3 4 -3
2012 721 2,835 -18 -17 24 10 -1
2013 843 3,216 -8 -27 13 10 -13
2014 635 2,420 0 -12 15 9 12
2017 303 1,191 -8 -16 3 2 -19
2018 638 2,549 -5 -15 14 8 2
2019 862 3,357 -31 -23 21 12 -22
2020 253 1,031 3 -13 8 4 1
2021 669 2,621 12 -22 14 12 16
2022 451 1,750 7 -8 15 9 23
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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 %
2017 1,192 47.9 66.1 78.2 34.9 59.9 43.1 65.9 49.9 27.2 6.3 78.7
2018 2,552 50.2 68.0 81.0 29.7 68.2 45.0 58.1 48.9 22.3 8.4 75.2
2019 3,358 48.9 67.2 78.5 29.2 61.8 43.9 61.1 47.8 26.2 7.0 73.2
2020 979 49.5 66.0 76.6 27.5 61.0 46.6 60.3 46.6 27.0 6.6 80.0
2021 2,621 48.0 68.4 81.3 30.4 62.4 45.7 61.1 48.7 24.3 6.0 80.4
2022 1,750 47.7 65.5 85.9 28.3 66.4 44.0 60.2 46.1 20.1 5.7 74.0
Player 12,452 48.8 67.2 80.5 29.9 63.6 44.6 60.8 48.1 24.3 6.8 76.2
MLB 48.5 66.9 82.0 28.4 58.3 42.6 60.8 47.1 24.7 7.2 76.1
! Note: All figures in this table cover the period 2015-present.

Percentile Rankings

Year xwOBA /
xERA
xBA xSLG xISO xOBP Brl Brl% EV Hard
Hit%
K% BB% Whiff% Chase
Rate
FB
Velo
FB
Spin
CB
Spin
Extension
2017 99 96 97 92 98 93 97 85 72 86 69 73 97 76 100 59 27
2018 35 47 17 7 68 1 1 56 49 40 86 35 70 53 97 45 27
2019 68 68 63 57 71 6 48 88 91 53 54 56 51 41 99 53 26
2020 49 55 32 22 65 4 14 64 28 63 52 52 49 19 98 53 14
2021 37 42 24 13 70 4 22 56 70 39 81 36 73 18 97 56 4
2022 20 24 20 21 20 24 30 56 73 11 36 11 37 12 94 42 3
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Expected Home Runs

Year Team Avg HR Trot Actual HR xHR HR-xHR Doubters Mostly Gone No Doubters No Doubter %
2017 23.8 5 6.1 -1 6 4 3 60.0
2018 23.5 25 23.5 2 15 13 14 56.0
2019 23.8 30 30.0 0 10 12 21 70.0
2020 22.7 11 12.4 -1 5 9 5 45.5
2021 23.5 26 31.7 -6 4 18 18 69.2
2022 24.6 24 21.2 3 3 21 6 25.0
Player 23.7 121 125.0 -4 43 77 67 55.4

Expected Home Runs by Park

Year HR
2017 5 5 12 5 6 6 6 6 7 7 5 5 5 5 7 8 5 6 4 8 8 5 5 7 5 6 5 6 7 5 7
2018 25 32 26 21 22 27 21 29 22 20 19 24 19 17 23 25 18 32 18 23 27 22 21 23 28 25 27 20 23 21 31
2019 30 29 36 27 29 28 31 33 32 28 31 27 25 30 27 33 28 33 25 31 35 27 28 31 29 33 32 28 33 26 36
2020 11 12 15 11 12 11 0 14 13 15 11 11 9 9 11 13 13 15 9 13 13 12 12 13 13 14 12 10 17 11 15
2021 26 31 33 28 33 34 32 37 34 33 24 33 23 25 31 35 35 35 31 32 31 29 30 34 33 34 35 29 33 29 36
2022 24 21 22 22 19 24 22 15 25 21 19 17 19 16 17 26 25 24 22 25 26 20 19 21 23 22 22 18 20 17 27
Player 121 130 144 114 121 130 112 134 133 124 109 117 100 102 116 140 124 145 109 132 140 115 115 129 131 134 133 111 133 109 152
! 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 2015 2016 +/-   2017 +/-   2018 +/-   2019 +/-   2020 +/-   2021 +/-   2022 +/-  
Fastball Velocity 94.5 92.8 -1.7 92.5 -0.3 90.6 -1.9 90.9 0.3 90.4 -0.5
Offspeed Velocity 86.7 85.8 -0.9 86.2 0.4 85.4 -0.8 85.2 -0.2 84.2 -1
Breaking Velocity 87.4 85 -2.4 84.3 -0.7 84.3 0 83.4 -0.9 83.5 0.1
Exit Velocity 85.7 88.1 2.4 86.9 -1.2 87.5 0.6 88.5 1 88.2 -0.3
Launch Angle 15.9 18.7 2.8 16.5 -2.2 17.6 1.1 16.5 -1.1 19.1 2.6
Barrel % 2.6 10.8 8.2 7 -3.8 10.3 3.3 9.3 -1 8.4 -0.9
Hard Hit % 30.3 35.3 5 30.4 -4.9 40.4 10 35.9 -4.5 34.9 -1
Sweet Spot % 28.6 35.5 6.9 31.6 -3.9 36.5 4.9 35 -1.5 36.4 1.4
xBA .185 .242 0.057 .228 -0.014 .234 0.006 .245 0.011 .256 0.011
BA .204 .235 0.031 .244 0.009 .23 -0.014 .252 0.022 .296 0.044
xwOBA .234 .319 0.085 .298 -0.021 .317 0.019 .321 0.004 .33 0.009
wOBA .252 .312 0.06 .301 -0.011 .307 0.006 .321 0.014 .385 0.064
xSLG .289 .445 0.156 .389 -0.056 .436 0.047 .449 0.013 .426 -0.023
SLG .321 .445 0.124 .395 -0.05 .415 0.02 .447 0.032 .536 0.089
K% 28.7 20.6 -8.1 23.2 2.6 25.9 2.7 22.3 -3.6 16.7 -5.6
BB% 7.2 5.9 -1.3 7.9 2 8.4 0.5 6.1 -2.3 8.8 2.7
Swing % 49.9 48.9 -1 47.8 -1.1 46.6 -1.2 48.7 2.1 46.1 -2.6
Whiff% 27.2 22.3 -4.9 26.2 3.9 27 0.8 24.3 -2.7 20.1 -4.2
In Zone % 47.9 50.2 2.3 48.9 -1.3 49.5 0.6 48 -1.5 47.7 -0.3
Out of Zone % 52.1 49.8 -2.3 51.1 1.3 50.5 -0.6 52 1.5 52.3 0.3
Out of Zone Swing % 34.9 29.7 -5.2 29.2 -0.5 27.5 -1.7 30.4 2.9 28.3 -2.1
First Pitch Swing % 35.1 28 -7.1 29.9 1.9 23.8 -6.1 32.3 8.5 26.2 -6.1
First Pitch Strike % 65.9 58.1 -7.8 61.1 3 60.3 -0.8 61.1 0.8 60.2 -0.9
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Statcast Shift Statistics

vs RHHvs LHH
YearPAwOBAPAShifts%PAShifts%
2017 304 .252 202 7 3.5 102 12 11.8
2018 639 .312 524 5 1.0 115 13 11.3
2019 862 .301 661 20 3.0 201 29 14.4
2020 239 .307 174 65 37.4 65 41 63.1
2021 645 .326 548 97 17.7 97 50 51.5
2022 451 .385 352 44 12.5 99 35 35.4

Pitch Tempo

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