Nelson Cruz
DH | B/T: R/R | 6' 2" 230LBS | Age: 42

Stats

PA AB R H HR RBI SB AVG OBP SLG OPS
2022 507 448 50 105 10 64 4 .234 .313 .337 .650
18 Seasons 8244 7358 1081 2018 459 1302 83 .274 .344 .515 .859
AVG HR RBI SB OPS
2022 .234 10 64 4 .650
18 Seasons .274 459 1302 83 .859

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 34 2632 427 60 14.1 9.2 92.7 119.0 9.3 35.4 .286 .546 .396 .386 .498 47.8 25.0 9.0
2016 35 2732 437 72 16.5 10.8 94.6 116.3 11.2 34.8 .279 .595 .383 .397 .499 52.4 23.8 9.3
2017 36 2474 423 60 14.2 9.3 93.2 117.7 12.4 34.5 .288 .598 .385 .405 .488 48.3 21.7 10.9
2018 37 2282 400 55 13.8 9.3 93.9 117.0 12.8 31.3 .281 .566 .361 .396 .469 51.7 20.6 9.3
2019 38 2115 326 65 19.9 12.5 93.7 117.0 13.1 38.3 .290 .637 .417 .415 .535 51.5 25.1 10.7
2020 39 846 127 19 15.0 8.9 91.6 114.4 9.4 39.4 .269 .545 .411 .383 .500 47.2 27.1 11.7
2021 40 2198 396 54 13.6 9.2 92.9 117.5 11.8 31.8 .264 .512 .346 .363 .439 52.5 21.6 8.7
2022 41 1992 332 31 9.3 6.1 90.9 113.8 7.2 28.0 .241 .399 .292 .320 .377 46.1 23.5 9.7
Player 17271 2868 416 14.5 9.5 93.1 119.0 11.1 33.8 .276 .553 .372 .385 .475 50.0 23.2 9.7
MLB 6.7 4.6 88.4 122.4 12.1 33.0 .245 .405 .316 .315 .368 35.8 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, 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 45.7 20.6 28.1 5.6 34.2 40.0 25.3 3.0 33.0 15.0 24.4 7.7 14.1 9.2
2016 44.6 23.6 24.5 7.3 35.2 40.0 24.7 1.1 34.6 20.1 16.9 8.5 16.5 10.8
2017 41.1 27.9 25.1 5.9 34.5 42.6 22.7 2.6 30.0 23.4 19.9 9.7 14.2 9.3
2018 44.8 27.0 20.3 8.0 37.8 39.8 22.3 1.8 31.3 22.8 23.5 7.0 13.8 9.3
2019 40.5 24.8 27.0 7.7 38.3 36.2 25.5 2.1 28.8 20.2 20.6 8.3 19.9 12.5
2020 47.2 21.3 26.0 5.5 29.1 43.3 27.6 3.1 34.6 18.1 23.6 3.9 15.0 8.9
2021 43.4 25.5 22.0 9.1 36.6 36.4 27.0 3.0 31.1 24.5 19.7 8.1 13.6 9.2
2022 53.0 19.3 22.9 4.8 32.8 37.3 29.8 2.4 39.8 17.2 25.6 4.5 9.3 6.1
Player 44.7 24.1 24.3 6.9 35.3 39.3 25.3 2.3 32.7 20.4 21.5 7.6 14.5 9.5
MLB 44.9 23.1 25.0 7.1 36.8 37.7 25.4 3.8 33.0 24.6 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 -0.2 -1 662 33.2 165 .241 .319 .313 23.8 18.2 16.4 .265 .449 .364 51.4
2022 Slider 0.2 1 481 24.1 109 .208 .302 .282 45.6 35.8 23.8 .213 .312 .281 39.0
2022 Sinker 1.5 5 336 16.9 105 .290 .452 .388 23.2 15.2 21.6 .267 .462 .357 50.6
2022 Changeup -1.1 -2 212 10.6 50 .167 .313 .241 41.7 30.0 25.0 .173 .314 .227 42.4
2022 Curveball -1.0 -2 191 9.6 44 .225 .250 .266 30.7 25.0 15.7 .244 .410 .317 33.3
2022 Cutter -1.6 -2 98 4.9 29 .231 .346 .297 35.8 20.7 18.8 .267 .407 .335 45.0
2022 Splitter 0.6 0 12 0.6 4 .250 .250 .225 33.3 50.0 50.0 .134 .134 .121 50.0
2021 4-Seamer 0.6 5 712 32.4 172 .292 .630 .420 28.6 22.1 18.7 .275 .613 .403 63.2
2021 Slider 1.1 6 537 24.4 140 .230 .452 .331 41.1 26.4 21.6 .246 .499 .347 50.0
2021 Sinker 1.1 3 315 14.3 97 .329 .482 .388 14.2 10.3 16.1 .308 .499 .391 63.2
2021 Changeup -0.8 -2 265 12.1 68 .250 .391 .304 36.1 27.9 19.4 .260 .400 .300 41.3
2021 Curveball 0.1 0 171 7.8 40 .237 .395 .291 44.0 35.0 23.0 .217 .408 .287 33.3
2021 Cutter 1.3 2 168 7.6 48 .243 .541 .358 17.5 8.3 8.5 .281 .525 .438 34.2
2021 Splitter 0.6 0 24 1.1 7 .000 .000 .129 38.5 42.9 33.3 .057 .060 .052 0.0
2021 N/A -13.3 -1 6 0.3 2 .000 .000 .000 0.0 50.0 100.0 .265 1.055 .539 100.0
2020 4-Seamer 1.3 3 269 31.8 50 .292 .771 .448 29.6 34.0 20.5 .301 .716 .430 54.8
2020 Slider -0.8 -2 213 25.2 51 .196 .326 .270 52.9 41.2 33.3 .177 .289 .247 36.0
2020 Sinker 8.4 12 139 16.4 44 .500 .941 .632 15.3 9.1 10.3 .417 .837 .565 60.0
2020 Curveball 0.8 1 88 10.4 15 .267 .667 .414 38.7 40.0 23.1 .208 .640 .346 33.3
2020 Changeup -1.2 -1 81 9.6 35 .323 .452 .416 30.4 22.9 27.6 .256 .410 .336 39.1
2020 Cutter -4.2 -2 50 5.9 14 .182 .182 .279 33.3 14.3 28.6 .168 .225 .288 44.4
2020 Splitter 0.7 0 6 0.7 -- -- -- 0.0 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
2019 4-Seamer 3.0 20 653 30.9 165 .324 .696 .472 21.2 21.2 19.7 .314 .756 .461 56.6
2019 Slider 0.7 4 563 26.6 107 .230 .425 .357 50.7 37.4 21.3 .151 .323 .296 31.3
2019 Sinker 2.3 8 349 16.5 93 .446 .747 .523 24.0 15.1 19.4 .376 .662 .463 61.4
2019 Changeup 3.4 7 195 9.2 52 .277 .830 .462 38.0 25.0 22.0 .298 .853 .486 48.6
2019 Cutter 0.7 1 176 8.3 54 .229 .458 .335 29.8 24.1 26.0 .288 .596 .402 40.0
2019 Curveball 5.6 9 153 7.2 37 .333 .750 .459 43.5 37.8 25.0 .295 .624 .387 59.1
2019 Splitter -3.1 -1 26 1.2 5 .000 .000 .000 27.3 40.0 16.7 .440 .597 .437 66.7
2018 4-Seamer 0.1 1 677 29.7 163 .266 .503 .363 21.4 18.4 17.5 .283 .590 .400 55.7
2018 Slider 0.1 1 522 22.9 134 .230 .349 .277 41.8 30.6 22.0 .212 .349 .269 40.0
2018 Sinker 0.4 2 466 20.4 133 .244 .555 .371 20.0 12.0 17.4 .311 .655 .439 58.3
2018 Curveball 0.9 2 253 11.1 51 .159 .364 .284 44.8 31.4 20.5 .256 .495 .369 57.1
2018 Changeup 6.2 12 189 8.3 60 .362 .872 .553 37.4 18.3 16.4 .367 .815 .541 52.8
2018 Cutter 3.8 5 127 5.6 29 .360 .720 .466 30.4 10.3 11.5 .353 .752 .527 43.5
2018 Splitter -5.6 -1 22 1.0 9 .111 .111 .100 38.5 33.3 20.0 .170 .203 .168 16.7
2018 Knuckleball 19.3 4 19 0.8 5 .600 1.200 .760 41.7 20.0 25.0 .595 1.343 .805 75.0
2018 N/A 1.1 0 1 0.0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2017 4-Seamer 2.2 17 779 31.5 178 .321 .679 .451 21.5 20.8 17.5 .320 .736 .461 57.9
2017 Slider 0.6 3 482 19.5 123 .245 .415 .329 42.0 21.1 17.2 .266 .492 .364 41.5
2017 Sinker 3.5 16 464 18.8 125 .365 .692 .490 21.0 12.0 14.9 .344 .705 .480 55.1
2017 Curveball 0.2 1 280 11.3 86 .244 .474 .315 36.6 33.7 26.9 .218 .442 .302 42.3
2017 Changeup 2.3 6 258 10.4 65 .255 .473 .368 43.5 23.1 19.5 .284 .620 .424 40.0
2017 Cutter -0.5 -1 151 6.1 44 .275 .350 .334 22.5 18.2 19.0 .272 .431 .335 34.4
2017 Splitter 4.5 3 58 2.3 16 .125 .375 .259 53.8 62.5 41.7 .147 .358 .206 33.3
! Note: Years are in reverse order.
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Swing/Take

Runs
Year Team PA Pitches Heart Shadow Chase Waste All
2008 116 430 5 4 2 2 13
2009 497 1,951 -5 0 11 7 13
2010 501 1,932 11 2 14 7 35
2011 578 2,254 0 8 10 8 26
2012 644 2,471 0 -7 20 9 21
2013 453 1,781 17 -10 6 7 19
2014 700 2,607 15 -2 15 9 37
2015 646 2,596 14 3 13 9 38
2016 662 2,714 8 -5 15 13 31
2017 637 2,473 34 -23 19 13 44
2018 584 2,277 5 -8 15 13 25
2019 526 2,171 18 6 14 10 47
2020 217 875 13 -8 4 4 13
2021 592 2,259 4 -18 14 12 12
2022 506 1,992 -7 -17 15 8 -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 2,632 44.3 69.6 76.1 30.9 57.1 42.0 28.7 48.1 30.8 5.7 73.3
2016 2,732 47.7 68.7 79.7 28.0 51.4 42.0 28.0 47.4 29.1 6.7 75.8
2017 2,474 45.5 70.2 78.6 27.9 50.3 42.1 32.7 47.2 30.5 7.0 81.0
2018 2,282 45.0 68.8 82.0 28.3 44.6 40.8 26.7 46.5 30.6 7.3 76.6
2019 2,115 44.5 69.8 78.1 27.3 45.5 40.2 29.1 46.2 32.6 7.2 83.0
2020 846 44.8 68.3 78.0 30.8 43.8 41.3 27.0 47.6 34.2 6.4 75.9
2021 2,198 46.8 73.8 77.3 31.1 52.6 40.8 40.5 51.0 30.7 7.7 89.3
2022 1,992 47.7 72.5 76.8 31.0 49.2 44.4 33.9 50.8 32.0 6.0 80.8
Player 17,271 45.9 70.3 78.4 29.3 50.1 41.7 31.1 48.1 31.0 6.8 79.8
MLB 48.5 66.9 82.0 28.4 58.3 42.6 29.5 47.1 24.7 7.2 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 95 91 96 96 88 98 98 99 100 98 14 69 10 39 35
2016 97 83 99 99 83 100 99 100 98 100 24 67 15 57 35
2017 98 90 99 98 93 98 95 99 99 98 40 74 12 46 23
2018 98 89 98 98 88 95 94 99 99 98 50 60 10 50 16
2019 98 92 100 100 92 98 100 99 99 99 27 74 8 61 20
2020 89 73 92 93 84 89 93 87 95 86 25 76 10 30 15
2021 83 68 86 87 65 89 85 93 99 94 48 47 14 23 29
2022 54 39 50 57 55 60 60 84 93 81 35 67 11 35 13
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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 25.6 43 42.1 1 16 17 29 67.4
2017 26.6 39 41.6 -3 13 27 20 51.3
2018 26.5 37 37.5 -1 19 20 20 54.1
2019 26.9 42 44.1 -2 8 28 22 52.4
2020 27.4 16 16.1 0 3 5 12 75.0
2021 27.7 33 34.6 -2 9 22 18 54.5
2022 27.3 10 9.9 0 7 8 3 30.0
Player 26.7 220 225.9 -6 75 127 124 56.4

Expected Home Runs by Park

Year HR
2016 43 46 43 43 42 45 37 43 37 39 50 43 36 33 37 44 37 49 33 41 53 33 38 45 45 40 52 42 39 45 54
2017 39 44 49 45 40 44 39 42 42 40 41 40 35 28 40 48 37 47 32 43 51 37 35 47 46 40 48 37 41 39 51
2018 37 44 45 36 36 39 35 45 36 34 33 36 31 28 35 39 33 45 33 38 44 35 36 36 40 38 42 33 39 35 46
2019 42 45 45 42 46 44 47 52 46 37 46 46 32 37 40 49 38 46 40 45 45 44 41 45 44 49 50 42 47 40 54
2020 16 16 17 16 17 16 0 17 16 17 16 16