P.J. Higgins
1B | B/T: R/R | 5' 10" 195LBS | Age: 29

Draft: 2015 | Rd: 12, #353, Chicago Cubs | Old Dominion

Stats

PA AB R H HR RBI SB AVG OBP SLG OPS
2022 229 201 23 46 6 30 0 .229 .310 .383 .693
2 Seasons 254 224 24 47 6 30 0 .210 .291 .348 .639
AVG HR RBI SB OPS
2022 .229 6 30 0 .693
2 Seasons .210 6 30 0 .639

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%
2021 28 112 15 0 0.0 0.0 82.4 103.6 12.1 13.3 .126 .142 .090 .164 .181 13.3 32.0 8.0
2022 29 916 147 5 3.4 2.2 86.0 104.3 8.7 34.7 .205 .287 .306 .264 .300 25.5 25.3 9.6
Player 1028 162 5 3.1 2.0 85.6 104.3 9.0 32.7 .197 .272 .285 .254 .288 24.4 26.0 9.4
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
2021 60.0 20.0 13.3 6.7 40.0 40.0 20.0 0.0 46.7 40.0 13.3 0.0 0.0 0.0
2022 44.9 21.1 27.2 6.8 34.7 35.4 29.9 6.1 35.4 23.8 25.9 4.1 3.4 2.2
Player 46.3 21.0 25.9 6.8 35.2 35.8 29.0 5.6 36.4 25.3 24.7 3.7 3.1 2.0
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 0.4 1 283 30.9 63 .173 .365 .295 31.7 36.5 26.7 .166 .292 .270 35.5
2022 Slider -2.1 -4 205 22.4 53 .128 .170 .171 30.7 24.5 16.0 .133 .174 .175 16.7
2022 Sinker 2.7 4 160 17.5 43 .385 .564 .437 12.3 18.6 26.7 .316 .369 .340 29.0
2022 Changeup -3.8 -3 89 9.7 28 .125 .125 .196 30.4 14.3 12.9 .188 .217 .252 15.0
2022 Curveball 4.2 4 85 9.3 21 .333 .714 .481 29.6 33.3 28.0 .250 .379 .271 28.6
2022 Cutter 1.6 1 63 6.9 11 .333 .333 .373 31.6 9.1 16.7 .291 .343 .356 12.5
2022 Splitter -10.6 -1 9 1.0 3 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 .158 .376 .224 33.3
2022 N/A 39.8 2 6 0.7 3 1.000 3.000 1.317 0.0 0.0 -- .407 .932 .604 100.0
2021 Slider -4.6 -2 45 40.2 10 .111 .111 .160 33.3 30.0 16.7 .217 .244 .252 16.7
2021 4-Seamer -3.9 -1 37 33.0 5 .000 .000 .000 26.3 60.0 23.1 .002 .005 .003 0.0
2021 Sinker -5.6 -1 13 11.6 3 .000 .000 .000 0.0 33.3 50.0 .061 .063 .060 50.0
2021 Cutter 1.1 0 8 7.1 2 .000 .000 .350 50.0 0.0 0.0 .047 .050 .379 0.0
2021 Curveball -2.4 0 5 4.5 3 .000 .000 .300 0.0 0.0 0.0 .139 .156 .125 0.0
2021 Changeup -6.6 0 4 3.6 2 .000 .000 .000 0.0 50.0 33.3 .140 .175 .130 0.0
! Note: Years are in reverse order.
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Swing/Take

Runs
Year Team PA Pitches Heart Shadow Chase Waste All
2021 25 112 -2 -4 0 1 -5
2022 225 900 -5 0 5 3 4
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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 %
2021 112 54.5 55.7 85.3 31.4 50.0 40.2 16.0 44.6 26.0 7.1 87.5
2022 916 47.7 62.0 84.6 25.7 45.5 44.6 28.8 43.1 27.3 6.7 71.7
Player 1,028 48.4 61.2 84.7 26.2 46.0 44.1 27.6 43.3 27.2 6.7 73.5
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
2021 31 35
2022 16 29 2
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Expected Home Runs

Year Team Avg HR Trot Actual HR xHR HR-xHR Doubters Mostly Gone No Doubters No Doubter %
2022 23.0 6 4.7 1 3 4 1 16.7
Player 23.0 6 4.7 1 3 4 1 16.7

Expected Home Runs by Park

Year HR
2022 6 6 5 4 5 6 5 2 4 5 4 4 4 4 5 5 6 5 5 5 4 4 4 5 5 5 6 4 7 3 6
Player 6 6 5 4 5 6 5 2 4 5 4 4 4 4 5 5 6 5 5 5 4 4 4 5 5 5 6 4 7 3 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, 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 +/-  
Exit Velocity 82.4 86 3.6
Launch Angle 12.1 8.7 -3.4
Barrel % 0 3.4 3.4
Hard Hit % 13.3 25.5 12.2
Sweet Spot % 13.3 34.7 21.4
xBA .126 .205 0.079
BA .043 .229 0.186
xwOBA .164 .264 0.1
wOBA .09 .306 0.216
xSLG .142 .287 0.145
SLG .043 .383 0.34
K% 32 25.3 -6.7
BB% 8 9.6 1.6
Swing % 44.6 43.1 -1.5
Whiff% 26 27.3 1.3
In Zone % 54.5 47.7 -6.8
Out of Zone % 45.5 52.3 6.8
Out of Zone Swing % 31.4 25.7 -5.7
First Pitch Swing % 16 28.8 12.8
First Pitch Strike % 64 62 -2
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Statcast Shift Statistics

SeasonBat SidePAShifts%wOBA - No ShiftwOBA - Shift
2021 R 25 1 4.0 .094 .000
2022 R 224 16 7.1 .294 .468

Pitch Tempo

Bases EmptyRunners On Base
SeasonTeamPitchesTempoFast %Slow %PitchesTempoFast %Slow %
2021 40 18.7 12.5% 2.5% 10 26.4 0.0% 30.0%
2022 253 17.1 28.9% 0.8% 199 22.8 0.5% 11.6%
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