Mychal Givens
P | B/T: R/R | 6' 0" 230LBS | Age: 32

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

Stats

W L ERA G GS SV IP SO WHIP
2022 4 0 3.34 31 0 1 32.1 41 1.30
8 Seasons 29 20 3.40 391 0 30 428.2 507 1.18
G W-L ERA IP SO WHIP
2022 31 4-0 3.34 32.1 41 1.30
8 Seasons 391 29-20 3.40 428.2 507 1.18

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
2015 25 466 72 0 0 0 87.5 110.5 13.3 38.9 .221 .301 .236 .256 .351 30.6 32.5 5.1 1.80 2.66
2016 26 1306 175 6 3.4 1.9 85.3 109.4 15.7 38.3 .209 .312 .296 .284 .348 26.3 30.7 11.5 3.13 3.36
2017 27 1326 197 13 6.6 4.1 86.7 111.9 13.8 33.0 .218 .374 .270 .291 .361 32.3 27.9 7.9 2.75 3.60
2018 28 1247 205 8 3.9 2.5 85.4 110.7 17.1 40.0 .217 .324 .272 .274 .321 29.8 24.9 9.5 3.99 3.13
2019 29 1092 146 16 11 6.2 88.9 115.5 15.0 41.8 .218 .417 .303 .306 .415 39.7 33.1 10.0 4.57 4.11
2020 30 415 56 4 7.1 4.3 87.5 106.5 23.4 37.5 .197 .398 .320 .305 .357 30.9 26.9 10.8 3.63 3.93
2021 31 873 133 13 9.8 6 85.5 111.9 15.2 38.3 .237 .390 .318 .319 .377 27.1 25.0 12.5 3.35 4.32
2022 32 557 81 8 9.9 5.8 87.7 112.6 13.5 35.8 .211 .412 .302 .309 .390 35.0 29.5 10.8 3.34 3.49
Player 7282 1065 68 6.4 3.8 86.5 115.5 15.5 37.9 .217 .362 .289 .292 .362 31.2 28.6 9.9
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.

Statcast Pitch Arsenal

Givens relies on 3 pitches.
4-Seam Fastball
(48.2%) ,
Slider
(33.7%) ,
Changeup
(18.1%) ,


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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
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 0.0
2016 38.3 24.0 29.7 8.0 38.3 32.6 29.1 3.4 27.4 25.7 31.4 5.7 3.4 1.9
2017 42.6 20.8 26.4 10.2 32.0 37.6 30.5 6.1 32.0 26.9 21.8 5.6 6.6 4.1
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 2.5
2019 39.0 24.0 30.1 6.8 32.9 37.7 29.5 3.4 29.5 25.3 22.6 8.2 11.0 6.2
2020 23.2 41.1 25.0 10.7 19.6 44.6 35.7 3.6 17.9 42.9 19.6 7.1 7.1 4.3
2021 36.8 22.6 31.6 9.0 32.3 34.6 33.1 8.3 24.8 28.6 24.8 3.8 9.8 6.0
2022 39.5 32.1 22.2 6.2 28.4 43.2 28.4 4.9 28.4 28.4 24.7 2.5 9.9 5.8
Player 38.5 24.8 28.0 8.7 32.0 37.0 31.0 4.9 28.4 28.0 25.6 5.5 6.4 3.8
MLB 44.9 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.

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 Slider CHC R 186 84.8 35.6 -1.4 -4 6.0 -1.9 -24
2022 Changeup CHC R 97 82.1 43.2 0.8 2 9.6 -3.1 -25
2022 4-Seamer CHC R 266 93.4 19.3 -1.6 -9 6.2 -3.3 -35
2021 4-Seamer CIN R 408 94.7 18.0 -1.1 -6 8.8 -0.8 -9
2021 Changeup CIN R 329 82.3 42.4 0.3 1 8.9 -1.2 -12
2021 Slider CIN R 136 86.1 33.1 -2.7 -7 6.1 -0.8 -12
2020 Changeup COL R 85 83.0 41.7 -0.1 0 10.7 -1.8 -14
2020 Slider COL R 59 84.9 33.4 -2.2 -6 5.1 0.9 22
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 -0.6 -2 15.2 -2.1 -12
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 -1.0 -6 10.0 0.4 4
2019 Changeup BAL R 158 84.7 42.3 1.9 5 13.0 -1.6 -11
2018 Changeup BAL R 112 86.0 41.7 1.5 4 11.9 -2.5 -17
2018 4-Seamer BAL R 939 95.1 18.2 -1.5 -9 8.0 -1.2 -13
2018 Sinker BAL R 17 95.2 23.0 0.5 2 13.0 -3.1 -19
2018 Slider BAL R 175 86.3 34.0 -1.6 -4 6.0 1.3 28
2017 Changeup BAL R 120 85.6 40.0 1.0 3 12.6 -2.0 -14
2017 Cutter BAL R 23 94.6 14.7 3.3 18 3.9 1.6 67
2017 Slider BAL R 241 87.3 33.0 -0.3 -1 4.8 1.5 48
2017 4-Seamer BAL R 917 95.4 17.8 -1.7 -11 9.6 -1.3 -12
2017 Sinker BAL R 3 95.9 28.7 7.8 37 10.7 -5.4 -34
2016 Changeup BAL R 83 85.9 38.8 1.2 3 12.2 -1.3 -10
2016 Slider BAL R 372 85.9 33.4 -0.7 -2 3.6 0.7 23
2016 4-Seamer BAL R 811 94.9 16.9 -0.2 -1 7.8 -2.3 -23
! 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 -0.5 -1 266 47.8 62 .278 .389 .344 26.2 40.3 28.7 .220 .397 .315 48.3
2022 Slider -1.0 -2 186 33.4 52 .188 .292 .244 31.3 21.2 25.6 .201 .381 .278 24.3
2022 Changeup -0.4 0 100 18.0 22 .176 .529 .350 20.0 18.2 11.1 .226 .573 .382 35.7
2021 4-Seamer 0.3 1 408 46.7 105 .293 .489 .373 29.7 33.3 25.2 .225 .362 .300 29.3
2021 Changeup -2.0 -6 329 37.7 83 .129 .229 .251 25.0 20.5 20.0 .213 .327 .301 20.4
2021 Slider 0.6 1 136 15.6 24 .318 .682 .413 31.9 8.3 14.3 .362 .710 .470 38.1
2020 4-Seamer -1.5 -4 269 64.8 73 .177 .419 .306 23.3 28.8 20.4 .195 .418 .312 35.7
2020 Changeup 0.9 1 86 20.7 11 .300 .700 .485 39.5 18.2 7.7 .286 .461 .359 14.3
2020 Slider -2.2 -1 59 14.2 9 .250 .375 .317 36.4 22.2 14.3 .116 .166 .186 16.7
2020 Sinker 3.3 0 1 0.2 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2019 4-Seamer -0.9 -7 767 70.2 190 .219 .444 .318 32.0 36.8 26.6 .221 .453 .316 50.5
2019 Slider 0.3 0 167 15.3 31 .222 .444 .365 34.9 19.4 17.1 .262 .396 .335 23.8
2019 Changeup 0.4 1 158 14.5 38 .176 .324 .311 44.3 26.3 17.9 .170 .254 .236 8.3
2018 4-Seamer -1.1 -10 939 75.3 245 .212 .318 .280 22.8 26.9 22.2 .209 .325 .273 30.3
2018 Slider -1.0 -2 175 14.0 35 .176 .294 .249 36.1 14.3 11.6 .284 .397 .308 27.6
2018 Changeup 1.5 2 112 9.0 27 .280 .400 .324 32.7 29.6 18.6 .152 .183 .188 17.6
2018 Sinker 6.9 1 17 1.4 5 .500 .500 .500 9.1 0.0 0.0 .504 .571 .524 75.0
2017 4-Seamer -0.9 -8 917 69.2 222 .216 .337 .290 24.0 28.4 21.1 .210 .347 .283 32.4
2017 Slider 0.0 0 241 18.2 52 .200 .460 .309 34.0 23.1 16.9 .262 .489 .328 34.2
2017 Changeup -0.8 -1 120 9.0 26 .130 .261 .227 42.2 34.6 22.0 .198 .325 .275 28.6
2017 Cutter -5.3 -1 23 1.7 7 .143 .143 .129 25.0 28.6 33.3 .190 .582 .311 20.0
2017 Sinker -13.3 0 3 0.2 1 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 -- .284 .306 .256 100.0
! 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 Changeup 78 83.0 60 12.7 2:45 3:30 -45
2020 4-Seam Fastball 254 94.7 76 15.5 1:45 1:15 30
2020 Slider 55 85.0 33 6.4 11:15 10:00 75
2021 Changeup 322 82.3 52 10.6 3:00 3:45 -45
2021 4-Seam Fastball 408 94.7 74 14.9 1:45 1:15 30
2021 Slider 135 86.1 32 7.0 11:00 9:45 75
2022 Changeup 96 82.2 52 11.5 3:00 3:45 -45
2022 4-Seam Fastball 266 93.4 69 13.1 1:30 1:00 30
2022 Slider 185 84.8 34 6.8 10:15 9:30 45
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Swing/Take

Runs
Year Team PA Pitches Heart Shadow Chase Waste All
2015 117 466 -7 -4 2 1 -7
2016 317 1,316 -8 -18 4 10 -11
2017 312 1,323 -15 -12 9 8 -11
2018 313 1,245 -11 -14 9 7 -9
2019 259 1,092 -14 -4 6 6 -6
2020 93 415 -9 0 3 3 -4
2021 212 872 -7 -13 9 6 -4
2022 136 552 -7 -7 6 4 -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 51.3 63.6 75.7 27.3 58.1 42.7 63.2 45.9 28.5 6.2 72.4
2016 1,306 51.5 68.8 71.9 28.6 57.5 41.3 59.1 49.3 32.1 9.0 75.4
2017 1,326 51.1 70.9 74.6 24.1 65.4 38.5 57.6 48.1 27.1 9.3 82.9
2018 1,247 53.7 70.7 78.4 26.5 62.7 41.7 56.4 50.2 24.9 8.1 78.2
2019 1,092 50.2 71.7 70.5 28.5 52.9 40.8 57.1 50.2 34.1 9.5 87.5
2020 415 51.3 72.3 74.0 25.7 67.3 41.9 58.1 49.6 27.7 7.7 84.4
2021 873 46.5 67.2 75.8 22.5 60.0 39.4 55.4 43.3 28.3 6.9 78.3
2022 557 50.0 65.2 75.0 24.3 67.2 40.0 56.8 44.7 26.9 9.4 78.8
Player 7,282 50.9 69.4 74.4 26.1 60.5 40.6 57.7 48.1 29.0 8.5 80.3
MLB 48.5 66.9 82.0 28.3 58.4 42.6 60.7 47.0 24.6 7.2 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% xERA FB Velo FB Spin CB Spin
2015 81 89
2016 79 89 93 92 46 91 91 98 96 94 8 95 79 81 84
2017 74 81 69 49 78 54 36 62 58 84 57 72 74 86 80
2018 85 76 87 90 66 82 92 97 89 65 29 51 85 82 82
2019 58 78 47 23 65 51 4 42 23 91 22 92 58 81 77
2020 58 86 50 22 66 65 51 64 86 68 27 57 58 76 82
2021 39 53 54 54 19 67 16 96 98 60 10 67 39 74 96
2022 63 87 60 33 63 52 19 71 74 85 18 60 63 49 93
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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 21.6 6 5.7 0 4 3 3 50.0
2017 23.5 10 10.2 0 3 8 4 40.0
2018 23.5 4 3.9 0 5 2 2 50.0
2019 23.1 13 11.4 2 6 4 8 61.5
2020 23.0 5 4.9 0 0 7 0 0.0
2021 22.8 7 5.9 1 6 2 4 57.1
2022 23.4 5 3.1 2 1 4 0 0.0

Expected Home Runs by Park

Year HR
2016 6 6 8 5 5 6 5 5 5 6 8 6 4 4 5 5 6 7 4 5 8 4 5 7 6 6 8 5 4 6 8
2017 10 9 11 10 12 12 11 10 11 10 11 11 7 11 10 12 11 11 8 10 11 6 9 11 11 11 10 9 11 7 13
2018 4 5 7 3 3 5 3 3 4 3 5 4 3 3 3 3 3 5 4 4 4 3 3 4 4 4 5 3 5 3 6
2019 13 14 13 10 11 12 11 14 12 8 13 11 9 12 10 12 11 14 9 9 12 10 10 12 10 12 15 9 14 10 12
2020 5 4 5 3 4 5 0 5 5 6 5 5 3 2 4 6 6 5 4 6 7 6 6 5 4 6 5 3 4 5 7
2021 7 6 9 6 6 6 5 6 6 6 7 6 5 4 5 6 8 6 4 5 6 5 5 6 6 6 6 5 8 6 6
2022 5 3 3 3 4 3 3 2 3 3 1 3 2 3 3 4 3 4 3 3 4 3 3 4 3 3 4 4 4 2 4
! 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 94.9 94.9 0 95.4 0.5 95.1 -0.3 95.3 0.2 94.6 -0.7 94.7 0.1 93.4 -1.3
Offspeed Velocity 85.5 85.9 0.4 85.6 -0.3 86 0.4 84.7 -1.3 83 -1.7 82.3 -0.7 82.2 -0.1
Breaking Velocity 85.1 85.9 0.8 87.3 1.4 86.3 -1 87.1 0.8 84.9 -2.2 86.1 1.2 84.8 -1.3
Exit Velocity 87.5 85.3 -2.2 86.7 1.4 85.4 -1.3 88.9 3.5 87.5 -1.4 85.5 -2 87.7 2.2
Launch Angle 13.3 15.7 2.4 13.8 -1.9 17.1 3.3 15 -2.1 23.4 8.4 15.2 -8.2 13.5 -1.7
Barrel % 0 3.4 3.4 6.6 3.2 3.9 -2.7 11 7.1 7.1 -3.9 9.8 2.7 9.9 0.1
Hard Hit % 30.6 26.3 -4.3 32.3 6 29.8 -2.5 39.7 9.9 30.9 -8.8 27.1 -3.8 35 7.9
Sweet Spot % 38.9 38.3 -0.6 33 -5.3 40 7 41.8 1.8 37.5 -4.3 38.3 0.8 35.8 -2.5
xBA 0.221 0.209 -0.012 0.218 0.009 0.217 -0.001 0.218 0.001 0.197 -0.021 0.237 0.04 0.211 -0.026
BA 0.185 0.22 0.035 0.2 -0.02 0.218 0.018 0.213 -0.005 0.2 -0.013 0.234 0.034 0.223 -0.011
xwOBA 0.256 0.284 0.028 0.291 0.007 0.274 -0.017 0.306 0.032 0.305 -0.001 0.319 0.014 0.309 -0.01
wOBA 0.236 0.296 0.06 0.27 -0.026 0.272 0.002 0.303 0.031 0.32 0.017 0.318 -0.002 0.302 -0.016
xSLG 0.301 0.312 0.011 0.374 0.062 0.324 -0.05 0.417 0.093 0.398 -0.019 0.39 -0.008 0.412 0.022
SLG 0.306 0.34 0.034 0.34 0 0.325 -0.015 0.426 0.101 0.45 0.024 0.413 -0.037 0.364 -0.049
K% 32.5 30.7 -1.8 27.9 -2.8 24.9 -3 33.1 8.2 26.9 -6.2 25 -1.9 29.5 4.5
BB% 5.1 11.5 6.4 7.9 -3.6 9.5 1.6 10 0.5 10.8 0.8 12.5 1.7 10.8 -1.7
Swing % 45.9 49.3 3.4 48.1 -1.2 50.2 2.1 50.2 0 49.6 -0.6 43.3 -6.3 44.7 1.4
Whiff% 28.5 32.1 3.6 27.1 -5 24.9 -2.2 34.1 9.2 27.7 -6.4 28.3 0.6 26.9 -1.4
In Zone % 51.3 51.5 0.2 51.1 -0.4 53.7 2.6 50.2 -3.5 51.3 1.1 46.5 -4.8 50 3.5
Out of Zone % 48.7 48.5 -0.2 48.9 0.4 46.3 -2.6 49.8 3.5 48.7 -1.1 53.5 4.8 50 -3.5
Out of Zone Swing % 27.3 28.6 1.3 24.1 -4.5 26.5 2.4 28.5 2 25.7 -2.8 22.5 -3.2 24.3 1.8
First Pitch Swing % 23.9 24 0.1 28.3 4.3 26.1 -2.2 29.3 3.2 28 -1.3 23 -5 25.2 2.2
First Pitch Strike % 63.2 59.1 -4.1 57.6 -1.5 56.4 -1.2 57.1 0.7 58.1 1 55.4 -2.7 56.8 1.4
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Statcast Shift Statistics

vs RHHvs LHH
YearPAwOBAPAShifts%PAShifts%
2016 301 .292 208 16 7.7 93 29 31.2
2017 312 .272 200 14 7.0 112 35 31.3
2018 313 .272 192 14 7.3 121 41 33.9
2019 259 .303 155 45 29.0 104 57 54.8
2020 93 .320 62 12 19.4 31 16 51.6
2021 212 .318 110 6 5.5 102 30 29.4
2022 138 .302 90 6 6.7 48 35 72.9

Pitch Tempo