Mike Napoli
1B | Bats/Throws: R/R | 6' 1" 225LBS | Age: 42
Draft: 2000 | Rd: 17, #500, Anaheim Angels | Charles Flanagan (Cooper City, FL)
PA AB R H HR SB AVG OBP SLG OPS
2015 469 407 46 91 18 3 .224 .324 .410 .734
2016 645 557 92 133 34 5 .239 .335 .465 .800
2017 485 425 60 82 29 1 .193 .285 .428 .713
12 Seasons 5,330 4,572 697 1,125 267 39 .246 .346 .475 .821
AVG HR SB OPS
2015 .224 18 3 .734
2016 .239 34 5 .800
2017 .193 29 1 .713
12 Seasons .246 267 39 .821
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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%
2015 33 2038 290 24 8.3 5.1 88.5 111.6 15.6 29.0 .204 .387 .321 .309 .360 38.3 25.2 12.2
2016 34 2950 368 49 13.3 7.6 89.6 114.2 18.5 33.2 .220 .471 .343 .340 .443 39.4 30.1 12.1
2017 35 2132 265 42 15.8 8.7 88.3 112.5 22.2 29.1 .201 .447 .302 .313 .430 41.5 33.7 10.1
Player 7120 923 115 12.5 7.2 88.9 114.2 18.7 30.7 .209 .439 .324 .323 .413 39.7 29.7 11.5
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
2015 43.1 27.9 20.3 8.6 36.2 37.6 25.9 5.2 31.7 29.7 16.2 7.6 8.3 5.1
2016 36.7 26.4 24.5 12.5 43.5 36.1 20.4 4.1 26.6 29.1 19.0 7.1 13.3 7.6
2017 32.8 36.2 18.1 12.8 46.4 36.2 16.6 5.3 21.1 34.0 21.1 2.6 15.8 8.7
Player 37.6 29.7 21.3 11.4 42.0 36.6 21.0 4.8 26.7 30.7 18.7 6.0 12.5 7.2
MLB 44.6 23.5 24.8 7.0 37.0 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 %
2017 4-Seam Fastball 0.8 6 694 32.6 157 .228 .551 .386 29.5 31.2 22.9 .236 .590 .383 51.1
2017 Sinker -1.2 -6 538 25.2 119 .194 .340 .291 19.4 21.0 19.5 .243 .424 .337 38.5
2017 Slider 0.5 2 390 18.3 93 .172 .483 .296 49.1 47.3 32.6 .151 .405 .257 36.4
2017 Changeup -1.9 -4 197 9.2 44 .125 .225 .215 44.0 31.8 23.3 .141 .290 .242 15.4
2017 Curveball 4.5 6 130 6.1 28 .280 .560 .398 37.0 42.9 22.6 .222 .441 .299 64.3
2017 Cutter -1.5 -2 102 4.8 18 .200 .200 .267 47.6 38.9 24.1 .135 .297 .264 37.5
2017 Split-Finger -1.6 -1 52 2.4 17 .063 .250 .159 56.3 52.9 45.0 .115 .239 .177 42.9
2017 Slurve -0.2 0 9 0.4 2 .000 .000 .350 40.0 50.0 25.0 -- -- .350 --
2017 Knuckleball 3.6 0 9 0.4 1 -- -- .700 0.0 0.0 0.0 -- -- .700 --
2017 Sweeper -10.2 0 3 0.1 1 .000 .000 .000 50.0 100.0 100.0 -- -- .000 --
! Note: Years are in reverse order.
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Swing/Take

Runs
Year Team PA Pitches Heart Shadow Chase Waste All
2008 270 1,135 2 0 9 6 17
2009 445 1,846 -7 -1 8 10 10
2010 505 2,070 -8 -17 15 10 -1
2011 498 2,194 0 23 19 11 53
2012 416 1,851 -5 -6 13 8 10
2013 627 2,871 -7 -5 23 13 24
2014 497 2,223 -6 -9 19 9 13
2015 475 2,068 -5 -10 13 9 7
2016 699 3,184 -7 -21 29 12 13
2017 480 2,125 -8 -19 17 11 1
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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 %
2015 2,038 52.3 62.1 79.3 20.3 56.3 42.5 24.1 42.1 26.0 8.2 71.4
2016 2,950 49.3 63.6 74.7 24.6 56.5 42.5 26.5 43.8 30.5 8.0 77.9
2017 2,132 48.8 61.8 71.9 25.3 51.1 43.6 22.9 43.2 34.5 6.5 69.8
Player 7,120 50.0 62.6 75.3 23.7 54.7 42.8 24.7 43.2 30.4 7.6 73.8
MLB 48.6 67.0 82.0 28.4 58.0 42.6 29.7 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
2015 44 2 45 72 40 64 75 47 86 65 14 92 20 96 20
2016 67 3 75 91 43 93 94 60 95 64 5 90 9 76 16 34
2017 34 1 61 88 10 89 97 55 89 82 3 66 4 62 18 78
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Expected Home Runs

Year Team Avg HR Trot Actual HR xHR HR-xHR Doubters Mostly Gone No Doubters No Doubter %
2016 23.9 35 37.8 -3 8 22 23 65.7
2017 23.3 29 27.4 2 8 16 17 58.6
Player 23.6 64 65.3 -1 16 38 40 62.5

Expected Home Runs by Park

Year HR
2016 35 40 39 33 39 31 42 39 32 28 37 43 36 37 35 38 29 31 39 42 39 38 46 44 34 34 41 50 42 43 34
2017 29 26 28 27 27 27 30 25 23 23 26 32 28 27 27 28 24 23 31 27 31 28 32 30 28 24 26 33 32 29 21
Player 64 66 67 60 66 58 72 64 55 51 63 75 64 64 62 66 53 54 70 69 70 66 78 74 62 58 67 83 74 72 55
! 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 +/-  
Exit Velocity 88.5 89.6 1.1 88.3 -1.3
Launch Angle 15.6 18.5 2.9 22.2 3.7
Barrel % 8.3 13.3 5.0 15.8 2.5
Hard Hit % 38.3 39.4 1.1 41.5 2.1
Sweet Spot % 29.0 33.2 4.2 29.1 -4.1
xBA .204 .220 0.016 .201 -0.019
BA .224 .239 0.015 .193 -0.046
xwOBA .309 .340 0.031 .313 -0.027
wOBA .321 .343 0.022 .302 -0.041
xSLG .387 .471 0.084 .447 -0.024
SLG .410 .465 0.055 .428 -0.037
K% 25.2 30.1 4.9 33.7 3.6
BB% 12.2 12.1 -0.1 10.1 -2.0
Swing % 42.1 43.8 1.7 43.2 -0.6
Whiff% 26.0 30.5 4.5 34.5 4.0
In Zone % 52.3 49.3 -3.0 48.8 -0.5
Out of Zone % 47.7 50.7 3.0 51.2 0.5
Out of Zone Swing % 20.3 24.6 4.3 25.3 0.7
First Pitch Swing % 24.1 26.5 2.4 22.9 -3.6
First Pitch Strike % 57.4 57.1 -0.3 53.8 -3.3
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Statcast Fielder Positioning

wOBA
SeasonAlignment TypeBat SidePAShifts/Shades%No Shift/ShadeShift/Shade
2016 Shifts R 629 105 16.7 .344 .327
2017 Shifts R 481 96 20.0 .292 .343
! 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 %
2010 612 17.0 28.4% 2.8% 398 23.0 1.8% 7.3%
2011 560 16.6 29.6% 2.0% 385 22.8 0.0% 8.6%
2012 518 16.8 28.4% 1.9% 383 23.2 1.6% 11.5%
2013 704 18.0 15.6% 2.0% 601 24.1 0.2% 15.0%
2014 676 18.2 17.0% 2.2% 440 23.9 0.9% 14.1%
2015 598 18.2 28.4% 6.9% 418 23.4 8.4% 22.0%
2016 807 17.5 27.9% 4.2% 563 23.4 4.3% 14.7%
2017 669 17.8 20.2% 2.5% 359 23.4 0.6% 10.6%
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