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Mychal Givens
Popularity: ↓ 33%
P | B/T: R/R | 6' 0" 230LBS | Age: 30

Draft: 2009 | Rd: 2, #54, Baltimore Orioles | H B Plant HS
Poor Avg Great

Stats

W L ERA G GS SV IP SO WHIP
2020 1 1 3.63 22 0 1 22.1 25 1.16
6 Seasons 21 17 3.41 306 0 21 345.1 412 1.14
G W-L ERA IP SO WHIP
2020 22 1-1 3.63 22.1 25 1.16
6 Seasons 306 21-17 3.41 345.1 412 1.14

Statcast Statistics

Season Pitches Batted Balls Barrels Barrel % Exit Velocity Launch Angle Sweet Spot % XBA XSLG WOBA XWOBA XWOBACON Hard Hit % K % BB % ERA xERA
2015 466 72 0 0.0 87.5 13.3 38.9 .218 .298 .236 .253 .346 30.6 32.5 5.1 1.80 2.49
2016 1306 175 6 3.4 85.3 15.8 38.3 .212 .317 .296 .289 .356 26.3 30.7 11.5 3.13 3.32
2017 1326 197 13 6.6 86.7 13.8 33.0 .224 .386 .270 .301 .378 32.5 27.9 7.9 2.75 3.69
2018 1247 205 8 3.9 85.4 17.1 40.0 .222 .330 .272 .279 .329 29.8 24.9 9.5 3.99 3.11
2019 1092 146 16 11.0 88.9 15 41.8 .225 .425 .303 .311 .425 39.7 33.1 10.0 4.57 4.09
2020 415 56 4 7.1 87.3 22.8 37.5 .198 .400 .315 .294 .339 30.4 26.9 10.8 3.63 3.92
ALL 5852 851 47 5.5 86.6 15.8 38.1 .219 .359 .283 .291 .364 31.5 29.1 9.4
MLB 43640 6.4 88.3 11.9 32.8 .250 .414 .317 .321 .376 34.9 21.8 8.3

Statcast Pitch Arsenal

Givens relies on 4 pitches.
4-Seam Fastball
(64.8%) ,
Changeup
(20.7%) ,
Slider
(14.2%) ,
Sinker
(0.2%) ,


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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 Whiff% PutAway%
2020 4-Seam Fastball 269 199 70 64.8 94.7 73 62 11 5 1 1 4 21 42 .177 .196 .419 .424 .298 .301 89.9 29 2416 23.3 20.4
2020 Changeup 86 24 62 20.7 83.0 11 10 3 1 1 0 1 2 8 .300 .269 .700 .432 .431 .333 79.5 -8 2135 39.5 7.7
2020 Slider 59 53 6 14.2 84.9 9 8 2 1 1 0 0 2 6 .250 .120 .375 .175 .309 .189 79.5 18 2531 36.4 14.3
2020 Sinker 1 0 1 0.2 89.7 2173
2019 4-Seam Fastball 767 489 278 70.2 95.3 190 169 37 22 2 3 10 70 101 .219 .229 .444 .463 .309 .323 91.8 20 2383 32.1 26.6
2019 Slider 167 134 33 15.3 87.1 31 27 6 4 0 0 2 6 21 .222 .260 .444 .395 .326 .330 85.9 13 2476 35.5 17.1
2019 Changeup 158 36 122 14.5 84.7 38 34 6 3 2 0 1 10 24 .176 .175 .324 .264 .256 .240 79.3 -4 2101 44.3 17.9
! Note: Years are in reverse order.
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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
2020 Changeup COL R 86 83 41.7 -0.1 0 10.8 -1.8 -14
2020 Slider COL R 59 84.9 33.4 -2.1 -6 5.1 0.5 12
2020 4-Seamer COL R 269 94.7 17.9 -1.2 -7 9.4 -0.1 -1
2020 Sinker COL R 1 89.7 33.7 0 0 15.2 -1.8 -11
2019 Slider BAL R 167 87.1 31.5 -2.3 -7 4.4 -0.1 -3
2019 4-Seamer BAL R 767 95.3 17.7 -1.1 -7 10 0.4 4
2019 Changeup BAL R 158 84.7 42.3 1.9 5 13 -1.6 -11
2018 4-Seamer BAL R 939 95.1 18.2 -1.5 -9 8 -1.2 -13
2018 Sinker BAL R 17 95.2 23 0 0 13 -3.5 -21
2018 Slider BAL R 175 86.3 34 -1.6 -4 6 1.3 28
2018 Changeup BAL R 112 86 41.7 1.5 4 11.9 -2.5 -17
2017 4-Seamer BAL R 918 95.4 17.8 -1.7 -10 9.6 -1.3 -12
2017 Slider BAL R 240 87.3 33 -0.4 -1 4.8 1.6 50
2017 Changeup BAL R 119 85.6 40 1 3 12.7 -2 -14
2017 Cutter BAL R 23 94.6 14.7 3.4 19 3.9 1.6 67
2017 Sinker BAL R 3 95.9 28.7 7.8 37 10.7 -5.5 -34
2016 Changeup BAL R 83 85.9 38.8 1.2 3 12.2 -1.3 -10
2016 4-Seamer BAL R 811 94.9 16.9 -0.1 0 7.8 -2.3 -23
2016 Slider BAL R 372 85.9 33.4 -0.7 -2 3.6 0.7 23
2015 4-Seamer BAL R 289 94.9 16.6 0.2 1 8 -3.3 -29
2015 Changeup BAL R 32 85.5 39.4 2.9 8 11.3 -4 -26
2015 Slider BAL R 139 85.1 34.5 -1.1 -3 4 1.3 48
! 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 %
2020 Slider -1.8 -1 59 14.2 9 .250 .375 .317 36.4 22.2 14.3 .120 .175 .190 16.7
2020 Changeup 1.0 1 86 20.7 11 .300 .700 .441 39.5 18.2 7.7 .269 .432 .331 12.5
2020 4-Seamer -1.5 -4 269 64.8 73 .177 .419 .306 23.3 28.8 20.4 .196 .424 .302 35.7
2020 Sinker 3.7 0 1 0.2
2019 Slider 0.4 1 167 15.3 31 .222 .444 .365 35.5 19.4 17.1 .260 .395 .331 23.8
2019 Changeup -0.6 -1 158 14.5 38 .176 .324 .263 44.3 26.3 17.9 .175 .264 .241 8.3
2019 4-Seamer -0.9 -7 767 70.2 190 .219 .444 .315 32.1 36.8 26.6 .229 .463 .323 50.5
2018 Sinker 7.0 1 17 1.4 5 .500 .500 .500 9.1 0.0 0.0 .507 .583 .528 75.0
2018 Changeup 1.6 2 112 9.0 27 .280 .400 .324 32.7 29.6 18.6 .153 .185 .190 17.6
2018 Slider -0.9 -1 175 14.0 35 .176 .294 .249 36.1 14.3 11.6 .290 .405 .317 27.6
2018 4-Seamer -1.1 -10 939 75.3 245 .212 .318 .280 23.0 26.9 22.2 .214 .330 .278 30.3
2018 N/A 0.0 0 1 0.1
2017 Sinker -13.3 0 3 0.2 1 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 .226 .280 .260 100.0
2017 Cutter -5.3 -1 23 1.7 7 .143 .143 .129 25.0 28.6 33.3 .194 .579 .318 20.0
2017 Changeup -0.8 -1 119 9.0 26 .130 .261 .227 42.2 34.6 22.0 .188 .321 .273 28.6
2017 Slider -0.1 0 240 18.1 52 .200 .460 .315 35.0 23.1 16.9 .274 .515 .345 34.2
2017 4-Seamer -0.8 -8 918 69.2 222 .216 .337 .290 24.0 28.4 21.0 .219 .361 .296 32.4
2017 N/A 0.0 0 1 0.1
! Note: Years are in reverse order.
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Spin Direction

Year Pitch Type Pitches MPH Active Spin % Total Movement (In.) Observed Spin-Based Gap Observed Spin-Based
2020 Changeup 85 83.0 61 12.8 3:30 2:45 -45
2020 Slider 58 84.9 34 6.5 10:00 11:00 60
2020 4-Seam Fastball 267 94.7 76 15.4 1:15 1:45 30
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Swing/Take

Runs
Year Team PA Pitches Heart Shadow Chase Waste All
2016 304 1279 -5 -17 4 9 -10
2017 303 1299 -14 -12 8 7 -10
2018 310 1240 -11 -13 10 6 -8
2019 257 1088 -14 -5 7 5 -7
2020 91 413 -9 0 3 2 -4
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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 %
2015 466 51.7 62.2 76.7 27.6 58.1 42.9 63.2 45.5 28.8 6.7 71.0
2016 1306 51.6 68.7 71.9 28.6 57.5 41.4 59.1 49.3 32.1 9.1 74.8
2017 1326 51.1 70.7 75.3 24.1 66.2 38.6 57.5 47.9 27.2 9.3 83.6
2018 1247 53.6 70.6 78.6 26.1 63.6 41.7 55.8 50.0 25.0 8.1 78.2
2019 1092 50.2 71.7 70.5 28.1 53.6 40.8 56.9 50.0 34.2 9.5 87.5
2020 415 51.1 72.6 74.0 25.6 67.3 41.9 58.1 49.6 27.7 7.7 84.4
ALL 5852 51.6 69.9 74.4 26.7 60.4 40.9 57.9 49.0 29.3 8.7 80.6
MLB 48.4 66.1 82.8 28.2 59.4 42.6 60.6 46.6 24.5 7.2 75.1

Batted Ball Profile

Season GB % FB % LD % PU % Pull % Straight % Oppo % Weak % Topped % Under % Flare/Burner % Solid % Barrel %
2015 41.7 23.6 29.2 5.6 30.6 33.3 36.1 4.2 30.6 25.0 30.6 6.9 0.0
2016 38.3 24.0 29.7 8.0 38.3 32.6 29.1 3.4 27.4 26.3 31.4 5.7 3.4
2017 42.6 20.8 26.4 10.2 32.0 37.6 30.5 6.1 32.0 26.9 21.3 5.6 6.6
2018 38.0 24.4 26.8 10.7 31.2 38.0 30.7 4.4 29.3 29.3 27.3 4.9 3.9
2019 39.0 24.0 30.1 6.8 32.9 37.7 29.5 2.7 29.5 25.3 22.6 8.2 11.0
2020 23.2 39.3 26.8 10.7 19.6 44.6 35.7 3.6 19.6 42.9 19.6 7.1 7.1
ALL 38.7 24.3 28.1 8.9 32.3 36.8 30.9 4.2 29.0 28.0 25.7 6.1 5.5
MLB 45.3 22.0 25.7 7.1 36.6 38.0 25.5 3.2 33.6 24.3 24.6 5.6 6.4

Percentile Rankings

Year xwOBA xBA xSLG xISO xOBP Brl Brl% EV HardHit% K% BB% Whiff% xERA FB Velo FB Spin CB Spin
2015 80 88
2016 81 89 93 92 47 91 91 98 96 94 8 94 81 81 84
2017 71 79 67 50 77 54 36 62 56 84 57 71 71 85 80
2018 86 76 87 92 65 82 92 98 89 65 29 51 86 81 81
2019 59 75 47 25 61 51 4 42 23 91 22 92 59 81 77
2020 59 85 50 22 68 65 51 68 87 68 27 56 59 74 80
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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 23.1 13 11.1 1.9 5 4 8 61.5
2020 23 5 5.5 -0.5 2 5 1 20.0

Expected Home Runs by Park

Year HR
2019 13 12 12 10 13 10 11 13 11 9 13 11 9 11 11 12 10 11 9 11 10 11 11 12 11 11 14 10 13 11 11
2020 5 6 6 5 6 5 6 6 6 8 6 5 4 2 6 6 4 6 6 7 3 5 5 5 5 7 5 6 6 5 6
! 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 +/-  
Fastball Velocity 94.9 94.9 0 95.4 0.5 95.1 -0.3 95.3 0.2 94.6 -0.7
Offspeed Velocity 85.5 85.9 0.4 85.6 -0.3 86 0.4 84.7 -1.3 83 -1.7
Breaking Velocity 85.1 85.9 0.8 87.3 1.4 86.3 -1 87.1 0.8 84.9 -2.2
Exit Velocity 87.5 85.3 -2.2 86.7 1.4 85.4 -1.3 88.9 3.5 87.3 -1.6
Launch Angle 13.3 15.8 2.5 13.8 -2 17.1 3.3 15 -2.1 22.8 7.8
Barrel % 0 3.4 3.4 6.6 3.2 3.9 -2.7 11 7.1 7.1 -3.9
Hard Hit % 30.6 26.3 -4.3 32.5 6.2 29.8 -2.7 39.7 9.9 30.4 -9.3
Sweet Spot % 38.9 38.3 -0.6 33 -5.3 40 7 41.8 1.8 37.5 -4.3
xBA .218 .212 -0.006 .224 0.012 .222 -0.002 .225 0.003 .198 -0.027
BA .185 .22 0.035 .2 -0.02 .218 0.018 .213 -0.005 .2 -0.013
xwOBA .253 .289 0.036 .301 0.012 .279 -0.022 .311 0.032 .294 -0.017
wOBA .236 .296 0.06 .27 -0.026 .272 0.002 .303 0.031 .315 0.012
xSLG .298 .317 0.019 .386 0.069 .33 -0.056 .425 0.095 .4 -0.025
SLG .306 .34 0.034 .34 0 .325 -0.015 .426 0.101 .45 0.024
K% 32.5 30.7 -1.8 27.9 -2.8 24.9 -3 33.1 8.2 26.9 -6.2
BB% 5.1 11.5 6.4 7.9 -3.6 9.5 1.6 10 0.5 10.8 0.8
Swing % 45.5 49.3 3.8 47.9 -1.4 50 2.1 50 0 49.6 -0.4
Whiff% 28.8 32.1 3.3 27.2 -4.9 25 -2.2 34.2 9.2 27.7 -6.5
In Zone Swing % 51.7 51.6 -0.1 51.1 -0.5 53.6 2.5 50.2 -3.4 51.1 0.9
Out of Zone Swing % 48.3 48.4 0.1 48.9 0.5 46.4 -2.5 49.8 3.4 48.9 -0.9
First Pitch Swing % 23.1 24 0.9 27.9 3.9 25.2 -2.7 28.5 3.3 28 -0.5
First Pitch Strike % 63.2 59.1 -4.1 57.5 -1.6 55.8 -1.7 56.9 1.1 58.1 1.2
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Statcast Shift Statistics

vs RHHvs LHH
YearPAwOBAPAShifts%PAShifts%
2016 301 .293 208 16 7.7 93 29 31.2
2017 309 .272 198 14 7.1 111 35 31.5
2018 313 .272 192 14 7.3 121 41 33.9
2019 259 .303 155 45 29.0 104 57 54.8
2020 93 .315 62 12 19.4 31 16 51.6

Pitch Distribution