MJ Melendez
C | B/T: L/R | 6' 1" 190LBS | Age: 23

Draft: 2017 | Rd: 2, #52, Kansas City Royals | Westminster (FL) HS
Poor Avg Great

Stats

PA AB R H HR RBI SB AVG OBP SLG OPS
2022 192 167 16 38 6 18 0 .228 .323 .395 .718
1 Season 192 167 16 38 6 18 0 .228 .323 .395 .718
AVG HR RBI SB OPS
2022 .228 6 18 0 .718
1 Season .228 6 18 0 .718

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%
2022 23 778 125 10 8 5.2 89.7 110.8 12.9 28.8 .242 .434 .316 .331 .379 38.4 22.4 12.5
Player 778 125 10 8 5.2 89.7 110.8 12.9 28.8 .242 .434 .316 .331 .379 38.4 22.4 12.5
MLB 6.7 4.6 88.4 122.2 12.1 32.9 .246 .410 .317 .317 .370 35.7 22.0 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, 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
2022 41.6 28.0 23.2 7.2 39.2 36.8 24.0 3.2 32.0 28.8 20.8 5.6 8.0 5.2
Player 41.6 28.0 23.2 7.2 39.2 36.8 24.0 3.2 32.0 28.8 20.8 5.6 8.0 5.2
MLB 45.0 22.9 25.1 7.1 36.7 37.8 25.4 3.8 33.1 24.5 24.4 5.7 6.7 4.6
! 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 %
2022 4-Seamer -0.7 -2 262 33.7 67 .210 .290 .257 25.9 17.9 14.6 .276 .457 .327 43.1
2022 Changeup -1.9 -3 157 20.2 41 .162 .270 .209 23.0 17.1 17.5 .196 .307 .260 30.0
2022 Sinker 2.3 3 113 14.5 33 .333 .500 .467 17.0 15.2 20.0 .348 .583 .479 52.6
2022 Slider -0.8 -1 110 14.1 23 .238 .571 .367 31.0 39.1 23.7 .204 .439 .303 25.0
2022 Curveball -2.4 -2 84 10.8 15 .143 .286 .213 28.0 46.7 31.8 .097 .205 .163 28.6
2022 Cutter 9.9 4 39 5.0 11 .500 1.250 .718 23.1 18.2 16.7 .272 .835 .516 33.3
2022 Splitter -2.0 0 13 1.7 1 .000 .000 .000 50.0 100.0 14.3 -- -- .000 --
! Note: Years are in reverse order.
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Swing/Take

Runs
Year Team PA Pitches Heart Shadow Chase Waste All
2022 191 778 -1 -8 4 3 -2
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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 %
2022 778 47.3 67.7 83.9 26.1 53.3 41.4 28.6 45.8 25.3 7.7 80.0
Player 778 47.3 67.7 83.9 26.1 53.3 41.4 28.6 45.8 25.3 7.7 80.0
MLB 48.5 66.9 82.0 28.3 58.4 42.6 29.3 47.0 24.6 7.3 76.0
! Note: All figures in this table cover the period 2015-present.

Percentile Rankings

Year xwOBA xBA xSLG xISO xOBP Brl Brl% EV HardHit% K% BB% Whiff% Speed OAA
2022 46 30 42 52 56 27 49 60 38 46 88 50 64
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Expected Home Runs

Year Team Avg HR Trot Actual HR xHR HR-xHR Doubters Mostly Gone No Doubters No Doubter %
2022 21.6 6 7.2 -1 3 7 1 16.7

Expected Home Runs by Park

Year HR
2022 6 7 10 7 7 8 7 8 9 6 7 7 6 3 6 9 9 7 5 7 9 7 7 7 6 8 8 6 8 7 9
! 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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Statcast Shift Statistics

SeasonBat SidePAShifts%wOBA - No ShiftwOBA - Shift
2022 L 190 138 72.6 .430 .266

Pitch Tempo

Bases Empty