Myles Straw
CF | Bats/Throws: R/R | 5' 10" 178LBS | Age: 29
Draft: 2015 | Rd: 12, #349, Houston Astros | St. Johns River State College
PA AB R H HR SB AVG OBP SLG OPS
2021 638 564 86 153 4 30 .271 .349 .348 .697
2022 596 535 72 118 0 21 .221 .291 .273 .564
2023 518 462 52 110 1 20 .238 .301 .297 .598
6 Seasons 1,976 1,760 249 430 6 87 .244 .316 .309 .625
AVG HR SB OPS
2021 .271 4 30 .697
2022 .221 0 21 .564
2023 .238 1 20 .598
6 Seasons .244 6 87 .625
MLB Percentile Rankings
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%
2018 23 40 9 1 11.1 10.0 84.2 98.0 10.2 44.4 .333 .513 .448 .396 .364 22.2 0.0 10.0
2019 24 567 85 1 1.2 0.8 84.7 102.8 9.0 38.8 .248 .328 .323 .313 .317 16.5 18.8 14.8
2020 25 352 60 1 1.7 1.2 87.4 102.6 15.9 36.7 .222 .322 .223 .255 .319 21.7 25.6 4.7
2021 26 2653 448 6 1.3 0.9 87.1 109.8 11.9 42.6 .256 .333 .311 .303 .324 26.2 19.0 10.5
2022 27 2360 454 3 0.7 0.5 87.0 104.8 9.8 34.1 .236 .301 .257 .275 .278 26.5 14.6 9.1
2023 28 1991 377 2 0.5 0.4 86.3 106.2 9.4 34.0 .239 .300 .268 .272 .293 23.3 18.7 8.1
Player 7963 1433 14 1.0 0.7 86.7 109.8 10.6 37.2 .244 .315 .281 .285 .301 24.7 17.8 9.5
MLB 6.9 4.7 88.4 122.4 12.2 33.1 .245 .406 .316 .315 .369 36.3 22.2 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
2018 44.4 11.1 33.3 11.1 0.0 66.7 33.3 0.0 44.4 11.1 33.3 0.0 11.1 10.0
2019 49.4 16.5 28.2 5.9 20.0 45.9 34.1 5.9 38.8 21.2 28.2 3.5 1.2 0.8
2020 36.7 31.7 28.3 3.3 31.7 31.7 36.7 3.3 31.7 36.7 21.7 5.0 1.7 1.2
2021 41.1 24.6 31.5 2.9 25.7 38.8 35.5 4.2 32.8 29.2 29.2 2.9 1.3 0.9
2022 47.6 22.5 26.2 3.7 24.0 39.4 36.6 4.4 35.9 28.6 25.1 4.8 0.7 0.5
2023 48.5 20.7 25.5 5.3 23.9 40.3 35.8 5.3 35.3 28.4 27.1 2.4 0.5 0.4
Player 45.4 22.6 27.9 4.0 24.4 39.7 35.9 4.6 34.8 28.5 27.0 3.5 1.0 0.7
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 %
2023 4-Seam Fastball -1.4 -12 841 42.2 206 .242 .292 .292 14.8 21.4 18.0 .231 .299 .283 32.6
2023 Sinker -3.2 -11 347 17.4 117 .243 .299 .272 4.2 8.5 14.5 .258 .322 .277 24.0
2023 Slider -0.8 -3 340 17.1 81 .264 .319 .304 26.9 27.2 20.0 .197 .248 .238 13.5
2023 Cutter -0.6 -1 146 7.3 29 .269 .308 .302 10.9 17.2 13.2 .277 .334 .310 9.5
2023 Curveball 1.0 1 123 6.2 27 .240 .320 .288 13.5 11.1 6.5 .273 .347 .296 27.3
2023 Sweeper -2.0 -2 102 5.1 25 .174 .261 .200 13.2 32.0 16.0 .249 .300 .257 12.5
2023 Changeup -2.3 -2 69 3.5 26 .208 .333 .222 14.3 15.4 15.4 .266 .307 .244 4.5
2023 Split-Finger -6.1 -1 14 0.7 6 .000 .000 .150 20.0 16.7 11.1 .184 .204 .169 20.0
2023 Slurve -2.3 0 4 0.2 1 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 .153 .200 .144 0.0
2022 4-Seam Fastball -1.4 -15 1,056 44.7 256 .232 .300 .295 12.2 14.8 12.8 .250 .327 .304 32.3
2022 Slider -2.5 -11 442 18.7 90 .116 .140 .149 20.3 21.1 11.9 .176 .212 .194 19.4
2022 Sinker -1.3 -5 351 14.9 119 .240 .298 .296 4.6 5.9 10.3 .257 .333 .305 29.3
2022 Curveball -1.9 -3 165 7.0 34 .152 .212 .174 14.0 23.5 14.3 .197 .251 .209 28.0
2022 Cutter -1.6 -2 125 5.3 34 .281 .281 .279 13.6 14.7 13.2 .263 .333 .285 22.2
2022 Changeup 3.0 3 102 4.3 35 .429 .486 .406 12.5 8.6 8.1 .313 .359 .297 9.4
2022 Sweeper 0.4 0 87 3.7 17 .143 .214 .250 19.0 29.4 15.6 .137 .180 .236 11.1
2022 Split-Finger -5.6 -1 24 1.0 9 .111 .111 .100 17.6 22.2 13.3 .113 .151 .118 0.0
2022 Slurve 2.8 0 4 0.2 -- -- -- 0.0 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
2021 4-Seam Fastball 0.1 1 1,001 37.7 232 .286 .411 .377 13.4 16.4 13.1 .282 .393 .357 33.3
2021 Sinker -1.2 -6 527 19.9 128 .278 .374 .337 6.5 10.9 11.9 .262 .324 .298 32.4
2021 Slider -0.5 -2 474 17.9 115 .280 .299 .307 20.8 31.3 20.1 .216 .248 .233 13.9
2021 Cutter -1.2 -3 210 7.9 60 .241 .278 .277 18.2 23.3 22.2 .208 .268 .257 17.5
2021 Curveball 1.6 3 198 7.5 39 .316 .316 .318 12.3 15.4 9.7 .275 .326 .275 18.8
2021 Changeup -0.6 -1 187 7.0 51 .196 .239 .227 16.0 19.6 13.7 .262 .353 .295 13.5
2021 Sweeper -2.2 -1 33 1.2 5 .000 .000 .000 14.3 40.0 14.3 .198 .227 .190 33.3
2021 Split-Finger -3.2 0 15 0.6 5 .000 .000 .140 12.5 20.0 10.0 .256 .306 .329 33.3
2021 Knuckleball -1.5 0 4 0.2 1 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 -- .626 1.756 .971 100.0
2020 4-Seam Fastball -2.0 -3 145 41.2 32 .167 .200 .195 17.2 21.9 15.6 .198 .334 .254 21.7
2020 Slider -0.4 0 66 18.8 12 .182 .182 .283 20.0 50.0 20.7 .200 .231 .232 0.0
2020 Sinker 7.6 4 57 16.2 21 .500 .650 .555 3.7 0.0 0.0 .382 .494 .395 35.0
2020 Changeup -9.4 -3 27 7.7 10 .000 .000 .000 47.1 50.0 55.6 .095 .122 .095 0.0
2020 Curveball -0.8 0 27 7.7 3 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 .393 .700 .461 33.3
2020 Cutter -8.9 -2 25 7.1 7 .000 .000 .000 35.3 42.9 27.3 .051 .090 .059 0.0
2020 Sweeper -10.0 -1 5 1.4 1 .000 .000 .000 -- 100.0 25.0 -- -- .000 --
2019 4-Seam Fastball -2.1 -5 214 37.7 46 .162 .270 .291 13.2 21.7 16.7 .242 .362 .343 29.6
2019 Sinker -0.5 -1 123 21.7 29 .250 .292 .319 10.4 10.3 8.1 .243 .309 .318 9.5
2019 Slider 2.7 3 119 21.0 24 .381 .476 .417 14.3 25.0 11.1 .250 .328 .307 6.7
2019 Cutter 0.2 0 43 7.6 16 .333 .400 .323 10.0 18.8 20.0 .245 .279 .225 23.1
2019 Curveball 7.6 3 33 5.8 3 1.000 1.000 .900 0.0 0.0 0.0 .386 .441 .364 0.0
2019 Changeup -0.3 0 31 5.5 9 .143 .143 .256 20.0 11.1 11.1 .268 .312 .350 0.0
2019 Sweeper -11.3 0 4 0.7 1 .000 .000 .000 -- 100.0 33.3 -- -- .000 --
2018 4-Seam Fastball 0.3 0 25 62.5 7 .167 .667 .386 0.0 0.0 0.0 .349 .589 .443 33.3
2018 Slider 1.7 0 8 20.0 1 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 .054 .081 .050 0.0
2018 Curveball 3.0 0 3 7.5 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2018 Cutter 4.9 0 2 5.0 1 1.000 1.000 .900 0.0 0.0 -- .269 .288 .242 0.0
2018 Changeup 6.4 0 1 2.5 -- -- -- -- -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
2018 Sinker 32.2 0 1 2.5 1 1.000 1.000 .900 0.0 0.0 -- .580 .716 .583 0.0
! Note: Years are in reverse order.
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Swing/Take

Runs
Year Team PA Pitches Heart Shadow Chase Waste All
2019 128 567 -4 -7 8 2 0
2020 86 352 -2 -6 2 1 -4
2021 637 2,652 -25 -19 27 8 -9
2022 622 2,448 -43 -19 17 6 -38
2023 518 1,990 -18 -28 11 6 -30
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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 %
2018 40 55.0 59.1 100.0 11.1 100.0 42.5 30.0 37.5 0.0 17.5 71.4
2019 567 50.6 54.7 88.5 16.8 80.9 45.5 20.3 36.0 12.3 8.3 57.4
2020 352 52.3 63.6 84.6 22.0 62.2 42.3 24.4 43.8 19.5 7.7 81.5
2021 2,653 52.5 59.6 89.9 19.1 73.4 41.9 24.0 40.4 13.5 8.9 72.6
2022 2,360 54.4 57.9 91.7 19.6 71.6 41.9 22.8 40.5 12.6 9.3 69.4
2023 1,991 55.8 60.0 88.0 23.9 76.7 43.7 27.4 44.0 14.0 9.7 75.1
Player 7,963 53.7 59.0 89.6 20.3 73.8 42.7 24.3 41.1 13.5 9.2 71.6
MLB 48.6 66.9 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
2018 21 96
2019 29 99
2020 13 90 68
2021 23 56 7 3 59 3 3 15 68 3 65 71 97 94 96 96 66
2022 8 29 2 1 35 1 1 14 18 3 89 61 99 97 94 98 52
2023 4 28 1 1 20 1 1 7 22 2 71 44 98 78 92 89 62
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Expected Home Runs

Year Team Avg HR Trot Actual HR xHR HR-xHR Doubters Mostly Gone No Doubters No Doubter %
2018 18.8 1 0.2 1 1 0 0 0.0
2020 -- 0 0.3 0 3 0 0 --
2021 22.9 4 2.0 2 4 4 0 0.0
2022 -- 0 1.6 -2 1 3 0 --
2023 21.6 1 1.0 0 1 2 0 0.0
Player 21.8 6 5.3 1 10 9 0 0.0

Expected Home Runs by Park

Year HR
2018 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
2020 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0
2021 4 2 1 2 3 2 3 2 0 0 0 6 2 1 1 3 1 1 2 2 1 4 3 1 2 1 4 3 1 3 4
2022 0 0 2 1 3 2 3 0 2 0 2 3 1 0 2 2 0 0 2 3 1 3 3 2 0 0 3 3 2 2 2
2023 1 0 1 0 2 1 2 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 1 2 0 0 2 2 0 3 2 3 0 0 2 1 1 2 1
Player 6 3 5 3 8 5 8 3 3 0 3 11 5 1 4 7 2 1 6 7 4 11 9 7 2 1 9 9 7 7 7
! 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 2018 2019 +/-   2020 +/-   2021 +/-   2022 +/-   2023 +/-  
Exit Velocity 84.2 84.7 0.5 87.4 2.7 87.1 -0.3 87.0 -0.1 86.3 -0.7
Launch Angle 10.2 9.0 -1.2 15.9 6.9 11.9 -4.0 9.8 -2.1 9.4 -0.4
Barrel % 11.1 1.2 -9.9 1.7 0.5 1.3 -0.4 0.7 -0.6 0.5 -0.2
Hard Hit % 22.2 16.5 -5.7 21.7 5.2 26.2 4.5 26.5 0.3 23.3 -3.2
Sweet Spot % 44.4 38.8 -5.6 36.7 -2.1 42.6 5.9 34.1 -8.5 34.0 -0.1
xBA .333 .248 -0.085 .222 -0.026 .256 0.034 .236 -0.020 .239 0.003
BA .333 .269 -0.064 .207 -0.062 .271 0.064 .221 -0.050 .238 0.017
xwOBA .396 .313 -0.083 .255 -0.058 .303 0.048 .275 -0.028 .272 -0.003
wOBA .448 .323 -0.125 .223 -0.100 .311 0.088 .257 -0.054 .268 0.011
xSLG .513 .328 -0.185 .322 -0.006 .333 0.011 .301 -0.032 .300 -0.001
SLG .667 .343 -0.324 .256 -0.087 .348 0.092 .273 -0.075 .297 0.024
K% 0.0 18.8 18.8 25.6 6.8 19.0 -6.6 14.6 -4.4 18.7 4.1
BB% 10.0 14.8 4.8 4.7 -10.1 10.5 5.8 9.1 -1.4 8.1 -1.0
Swing % 37.5 36.0 -1.5 43.8 7.8 40.4 -3.4 40.5 0.1 44.0 3.5
Whiff% 0.0 12.3 12.3 19.5 7.2 13.5 -6.0 12.6 -0.9 14.0 1.4
In Zone % 55.0 50.6 -4.4 52.3 1.7 52.5 0.2 54.4 1.9 55.8 1.4
Out of Zone % 45.0 49.4 4.4 47.7 -1.7 47.5 -0.2 45.6 -1.9 44.2 -1.4
Out of Zone Swing % 11.1 16.8 5.7 22.0 5.2 19.1 -2.9 19.6 0.5 23.9 4.3
First Pitch Swing % 30.0 20.3 -9.7 24.4 4.1 24.0 -0.4 22.8 -1.2 27.4 4.6
First Pitch Strike % 80.0 56.3 -23.7 66.3 10.0 58.3 -8.0 62.2 3.9 62.9 0.7
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Statcast Fielder Positioning

wOBA
SeasonAlignment TypeBat SidePAShifts/Shades%No Shift/ShadeShift/Shade
2018 Shifts R 10 1 10.0 .272 2.031
2019 Shifts R 128 0 0.0 .323
2020 Shifts R 86 2 2.3 .229 .000
2021 Shifts R 634 2 0.3 .310 .440
2022 Shifts R 596 3 0.5 .258 .000
2023 Shades R 517 9 1.7 .261 .611
! 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