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Nick Castellanos
RF | B/T: R/R | 6' 4" 203LBS | Age: 29

Draft: 2010 | Rd: CA, #44, Detroit Tigers | Archbishop McCarthy HS
Poor Avg Great

Stats

PA AB R H HR RBI SB AVG OBP SLG OPS
2021 156 142 29 47 10 25 1 .331 .391 .627 1.018
9 Seasons 4044 3720 474 1026 144 519 12 .276 .326 .478 .804
AVG HR RBI SB OPS
2021 .331 10 25 1 1.018
9 Seasons .276 144 519 12 .804

Statcast Batting Statistics

Season Age Pitches Batted Balls Barrels Barrel % Exit Velocity Max EV Launch Angle Sweet Spot % XBA XSLG WOBA XWOBA XWOBACON HardHit% K% BB%
2015 23 2317 403 31 7.7 88.3 111.6 16.9 37.5 .254 .432 .311 .319 .404 34.9 25.5 6.6
2016 24 1729 305 44 14.4 89.5 109.2 17 47.9 .286 .580 .350 .381 .489 39.4 24.8 6.3
2017 25 2605 477 50 10.5 89 110.5 14.2 42.3 .290 .537 .342 .371 .449 41.9 21.4 6.2
2018 26 2439 472 53 11.2 89.6 110.3 15.2 45.3 .296 .525 .364 .375 .460 40.7 22.3 7.2
2019 27 2436 475 52 10.9 88.9 111.2 13.9 39.8 .276 .534 .357 .360 .436 41.5 21.5 6.2
2020 28 966 150 24 16 91 108.5 16.5 39.3 .273 .542 .329 .374 .497 46.7 28.5 7.9
2021 29 577 113 12 10.6 91 109.7 11.6 43.4 .330 .609 .433 .420 .494 49.6 18.6 8.3
13069 2395 266 11.1 89.3 111.6 15.2 42.2 .282 .525 .348 .364 .451 40.7 23.1 6.7
6.5 88.3 122.2 11.9 32.8 .243 .403 .318 .313 .363 35.3 21.9 8.4




Fastball: 4 Seam, 2 Seam, Cutter, Sinker. Offspeed: Split, Change, Fork, Screw. Breaking: Slider, Curve, Knuckle, Other
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Pitch Tracking

Year Pitch Type # % PA AB H 1B 2B 3B HR SO BBE BA XBA SLG XSLG WOBA XWOBA EV LA Whiff% PutAway%
2021 Fastballs 275 47.7 70 65 27 15 5 0 7 7 58 .415 .403 .815 .789 .536 .512 94.8 9 12.2 10.3
2021 Breaking 211 36.6 64 55 12 6 3 1 2 17 38 .218 .256 .418 .454 .329 .354 86.9 11 45.2 25.8
2021 Offspeed 91 15.8 22 22 8 5 2 0 1 5 17 .364 .297 .591 .463 .410 .322 87.2 20 46.7 16.1
2020 Fastballs 504 52.2 133 118 30 14 5 1 10 28 91 .254 .327 .568 .666 .374 .444 91.8 15 25.3 19.3
2020 Breaking 386 40.0 88 81 16 6 6 0 4 37 44 .198 .222 .420 .417 .290 .303 91.4 22 43.1 25.7
2020 Offspeed 75 7.8 20 19 3 2 0 1 0 4 15 .158 .155 .263 .306 .201 .219 84.8 12 43.5 15.4
! Note: Years are in reverse order.
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Batted Ball Profile

Season GB % FB % LD % PU % Pull % Straight % Oppo % Weak % Topped % Under % Flare/Burner % Solid % Barrel %
2015 37.2 32 27.3 3.5 33.7 37.5 28.8 1.7 25.8 27.8 29 6.5 7.7
2016 32.5 34.8 30.5 2.3 35.7 37 27.2 1.6 24.3 27.5 25.6 5.6 14.4
2017 37.5 27 32.5 2.9 34.8 39.4 25.8 3.4 26.6 22.9 25.4 10.5 10.5
2018 36.7 24.6 33.7 5.1 41.7 33.9 24.4 3.2 23.9 23.9 29.9 7.8 11.2
2019 38.9 28.8 27.6 4.6 37.9 35.2 26.9 4 26.1 23.4 25.1 9.1 10.9
2020 36 24 35.3 4.7 34.7 44.7 20.7 1.3 24.7 24 26.7 6.7 16
2021 39.8 26.5 31.9 1.8 39.8 32.7 27.4 4.4 28.3 14.2 24.8 17.7 10.6
37 28.5 30.8 3.8 37 36.9 26.2 2.9 25.5 24.3 26.9 8.5 11.1
45.2 22.1 25.6 7.1 36.6 37.9 25.5 3.6 33.4 24.3 24.5 5.6 6.5

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 %
2021 Splitter -0.9 0 11 1.9 1 0 0 0 42.9 100 20 0
2021 Cutter 10.9 3 28 4.9 5 .8 1.4 .94 14.3 0 0 .673 1.369 .851 60
2021 Curveball 0.3 0 55 9.5 17 .125 .313 .212 45.9 35.3 35.3 .164 .316 .235 20
2021 Changeup 5.4 4 80 13.9 21 .381 .619 .429 47.2 19 15.4 .311 .485 .338 47.1
2021 Sinker 2.8 2 80 13.9 24 .435 .739 .51 12.5 12.5 18.8 .301 .519 .361 60
2021 4-Seamer 2.7 5 167 28.9 41 .351 .784 .495 11.7 9.8 8.7 .429 .879 .559 63.6
2021 Slider 0.9 1 156 27 47 .256 .462 .39 44.9 23.4 22.4 .294 .511 .399 35.7
2020 Splitter 2.8 0 6 0.6 2 .5 .5 .45 0 0 0 .069 .069 .062 0
2020 Changeup -3.2 -2 69 7.1 18 .118 .235 .178 46.5 22.2 17.4 .165 .334 .236 38.5
2020 Cutter -5.1 -4 82 8.5 20 .111 .111 .16 45.5 25 23.8 .148 .176 .198 15.4
2020 Curveball -0.2 0 127 13.1 27 .13 .217 .23 32.1 40.7 21.2 .18 .255 .263 33.3
2020 4-Seamer 1.5 3 235 24.3 56 .26 .72 .421 17.7 26.8 18.5 .336 .814 .49 58.3
2020 Sinker 2.2 4 187 19.4 57 .3 .58 .443 25 14 18.6 .381 .695 .483 54.8
2020 Slider -0.4 -1 260 26.9 61 .224 .5 .321 47 42.6 28 .238 .482 .32 46.9
2019 Splitter -4.5 -2 45 1.8 11 .182 .182 .164 36 27.3 14.3 .177 .231 .176 37.5
2019 Cutter 1 1 151 6.2 39 .263 .474 .369 33.3 25.6 23.3 .252 .444 .302 32.1
2019 Changeup 1.9 4 226 9.3 69 .273 .53 .38 24 15.9 15.3 .228 .419 .288 34.5
2019 Curveball 0.8 2 231 9.5 76 .243 .514 .352 39.1 31.6 30 .245 .544 .336 31.3
2019 Sinker 0.8 3 338 13.9 106 .337 .531 .406 15.1 8.5 12.3 .347 .597 .417 51.7
2019 4-Seamer 2 16 807 33.1 174 .366 .699 .486 16.1 15.5 11.6 .35 .782 .493 55.9
2019 Slider -1.2 -7 592 24.3 176 .229 .376 .279 40.7 32.4 27.8 .226 .384 .27 27.4
2018 N/A 2.8 0 3 0.1 2 0 0 .45 33.3 0 0 .25 .287 .231 0
2018 Knuckleball 16.6 1 8 0.3 2 1 1.5 1.075 0 0 0 .713 1.308 .85 100
2018 Splitter 4.5 1 18 0.7 6 .5 1 .625 33.3 33.3 16.7 .263 .643 .376 50
2018 Cutter 0 0 137 5.6 35 .235 .412 .287 25.8 17.1 20.7 .214 .334 .249 25
2018 Changeup 2.9 6 218 8.9 76 .366 .479 .414 35.4 26.3 27 .32 .466 .36 25.5
2018 Curveball 1.9 5 246 10.1 76 .342 .63 .436 40.7 32.9 31.6 .27 .497 .34 41.7
2018 Sinker 2.7 12 432 17.7 121 .363 .584 .439 15.5 10.7 14.3 .394 .662 .472 50
2018 Slider 0.4 2 503 20.6 135 .24 .456 .32 46.5 31.1 24.6 .221 .398 .286 24.7
2018 4-Seamer 0.6 5 869 35.6 219 .259 .435 .349 22.2 19.6 18.1 .303 .587 .414 51
2017 Knuckleball 20.8 1 7 0.3 2 1 3 1.15 0 0 0 .607 1.549 .791 100
2017 Splitter 5.1 2 31 1.2 12 .3 .8 .492 38.9 41.7 31.3 .289 .862 .505 80
2017 Cutter -2 -3 158 6.1 41 .308 .385 .323 39.5 24.4 25 .349 .463 .366 17.2
2017 Changeup 0.7 2 291 11.2 65 .18 .377 .275 32.6 20 13.8 .297 .574 .383 37.5
2017 Curveball -0.1 0 300 11.5 74 .25 .472 .319 35.1 28.4 23.6 .224 .412 .28 32
2017 Sinker 0.9 4 440 16.9 134 .288 .472 .347 9.9 10.4 15.6 .335 .6 .404 43.8
2017 Slider 0.4 2 567 21.8 138 .25 .424 .307 41.3 31.9 21.1 .227 .393 .282 34.4
2017 4-Seamer 2.3 19 805 30.9 198 .306 .595 .42 16.4 17.7 13.4 .317 .635 .434 53.6
! Note: Years are in reverse order.
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Swing/Take

Runs
Year Team PA Pitches Heart Shadow Chase Waste All
2014 587 2266 -9 -14 14 7 -2
2015 585 2285 1 -10 9 7 6
2016 441 1704 12 -6 4 5 15
2017 659 2581 10 -8 14 11 26
2018 673 2439 25 -10 7 11 32
2019 651 2390 -1 1 9 8 17
2020 251 1005 -7 -4 2 9 0
2021 156 577 9 2 3 2 16
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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 2317 46.5 69.6 81.2 32.3 50.1 43.9 35.3 49.7 29.7 6.7 79.7
2016 1729 48.3 73.7 81.2 35.3 50.8 43.7 36 53.9 29.2 6.6 82.3
2017 2605 47 73.1 82.4 31.8 54.5 41.8 37.3 51.2 26.8 6.3 77.9
2018 2439 47.1 77 81.4 35.5 47.6 39.9 44.1 55.1 30.2 7.2 89.7
2019 2436 45.2 74.7 85.9 38.7 52.7 41.5 38.4 54.7 26.9 6.6 85.4
2020 966 42.5 73.2 80.1 35.9 44.2 39.1 37.6 51.8 34.2 6 77.6
2021 577 42.8 77.3 83.8 38.2 43.7 42.6 39.1 54.9 31.9 6.2 88.9
13069 46.2 73.8 82.4 34.9 50.2 41.9 38.4 52.9 29.1 6.6 83.1
48.4 66.6 82.1 28.4 58.8 42.6 29 46.9 24.4 7.2 75.8

Percentile Rankings

Year xwOBA xBA xSLG xISO xOBP Brl Brl% EV HardHit% K% BB% Whiff% Speed OAA
2015 57 61 70 71 39 76 71 41 45 14 41 12 41
2016 94 93 99 98 65 87 96 57 61 19 23 15 51
2017 89 95 93 89 63 96 83 73 84 42 21 27 77 0
2018 93 96 94 88 82 94 85 65 69 40 33 13 68 0
2019 81 82 89 89 51 92 76 41 65 49 22 33 72 6
2020 86 77 92 92 65 97 95 82 83 19 35 10 72 2
2021 96 99 97 93 91 79 64 76 85 71 44 17 66 10
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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 21.6 27 23.9 3 25 26 6 22.2
2020 22.1 14 12.2 2 3 11 4 28.6
2021 22.2 10 7.7 2 6 7 3 30

Expected Home Runs by Park

Year HR
2019 27 35 25 26 31 20 19 29 27 28 37 24 11 17 19 29 13 27 17 23 11 18 17 26 27 31 28 22 30 19 32
2020 14 16 11 15 16 11 12 13 12 13 13 13 8 9 10 12 10 14 11 13 6 12 13 10 13 13 12 13 14 11 16
2021 10 8 9 10 10 7 7 9 6 10 11 7 4 5 6 10 5 7 8 9 4 8 7 8 6 9 9 8 8 6 11
! 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 +/-   2021 +/-  
Exit Velocity 88.3 89.5 1.2 89 -0.5 89.6 0.6 88.9 -0.7 91 2.1 91 0
Launch Angle 16.9 17 0.1 14.2 -2.8 15.2 1 13.9 -1.3 16.5 2.6 11.6 -4.9
Barrel % 7.7 14.4 6.7 10.5 -3.9 11.2 0.7 10.9 -0.3 16 5.1 10.6 -5.4
Hard Hit % 34.9 39.4 4.5 41.9 2.5 40.7 -1.2 41.5 0.8 46.7 5.2 49.6 2.9
Sweet Spot % 37.5 47.9 10.4 42.3 -5.6 45.3 3 39.8 -5.5 39.3 -0.5 43.4 4.1
xBA .254 .286 0.032 .29 0.004 .296 0.006 .276 -0.02 .273 -0.003 .33 0.057
BA .255 .285 0.03 .272 -0.013 .298 0.026 .289 -0.009 .225 -0.064 .331 0.106
xwOBA .319 .381 0.062 .371 -0.01 .375 0.004 .36 -0.015 .374 0.014 .42 0.046
wOBA .311 .35 0.039 .342 -0.008 .364 0.022 .357 -0.007 .329 -0.028 .433 0.104
xSLG .432 .58 0.148 .537 -0.043 .525 -0.012 .534 0.009 .542 0.008 .609 0.067
SLG .419 .496 0.077 .49 -0.006 .5 0.01 .525 0.025 .486 -0.039 .627 0.141
K% 25.5 24.8 -0.7 21.4 -3.4 22.3 0.9 21.5 -0.8 28.5 7 18.6 -9.9
BB% 6.6 6.3 -0.3 6.2 -0.1 7.2 1 6.2 -1 7.9 1.7 8.3 0.4
Swing % 49.7 53.9 4.2 51.2 -2.7 55.1 3.9 54.7 -0.4 51.8 -2.9 54.9 3.1
Whiff% 29.7 29.2 -0.5 26.8 -2.4 30.2 3.4 26.9 -3.3 34.2 7.3 31.9 -2.3
In Zone % 46.5 48.3 1.8 47 -1.3 47.1 0.1 45.2 -1.9 42.5 -2.7 42.8 0.3
Out of Zone % 53.5 51.7 -1.8 53 1.3 52.9 -0.1 54.8 1.9 57.5 2.7 57.2 -0.3
Out of Zone Swing % 32.3 35.3 3 31.8 -3.5 35.5 3.7 38.7 3.2 35.9 -2.8 38.2 2.3
First Pitch Swing % 35.3 36 0.7 37.3 1.3 44.1 6.8 38.4 -5.7 37.6 -0.8 39.1 1.5
First Pitch Strike % 64.4 64.2 -0.2 63.9 -0.3 65.3 1.4 61.9 -3.4 61.6 -0.3 59 -2.6
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Statcast Shift Statistics

SeasonBat SidePAShifts%wOBA - No ShiftwOBA - Shift
2016 R 436 38 8.7 .347 .367
2017 R 659 80 12.1 .345 .320
2018 R 673 126 18.7 .359 .384
2019 R 651 166 25.5 .320 .452
2020 R 241 161 66.8 .232 .378
2021 R 156 40 25.6 .417 .479

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