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Pablo Sandoval
Popularity: ↓ 11%
3B | B/T: S/R | 5' 10" 268LBS | Age: 34

Poor Avg Great

Stats

PA AB R H HR RBI SB AVG OBP SLG OPS
2020 94 84 5 18 1 6 0 .214 .287 .262 .549
13 Seasons 4966 4536 537 1266 149 628 12 .279 .331 .445 .775
AVG HR RBI SB OPS
2020 .214 1 6 0 .549
13 Seasons .279 149 628 12 .775

Statcast Batting Statistics

Season Pitches Batted Balls Barrels Barrel % Exit Velocity Launch Angle Sweet Spot % XBA XSLG WOBA XWOBA XWOBACON Hard Hit % K % BB %
2015 1848 400 19 4.8 88.1 10 28.8 .229 .359 .288 .284 .305 34.0 14.5 5.0
2016 37 2 0 0.0 80.7 37.6 50.0 .063 .100 .099 .157 .206 0.0 57.1 14.3
2017 1097 209 14 6.7 89.4 10.9 28.2 .228 .396 .271 .292 .333 37.5 19.0 5.7
2018 1056 179 9 5.0 89.6 9.7 32.4 .235 .387 .312 .304 .351 36.9 20.6 7.5
2019 1137 210 24 11.4 89.8 10.7 37.6 .275 .484 .336 .340 .421 44.7 22.6 6.1
2020 355 66 2 3.0 91.9 8 28.8 .237 .349 .248 .281 .306 51.5 20.2 8.5
ALL 5530 1066 68 6.4 89.2 10.2 31.1 .239 .395 .295 .300 .341 38.3 18.7 6.1
MLB 43640 6.4 88.3 11.9 32.8 .250 .414 .317 .321 .376 34.9 21.8 8.3




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%
2020 Fastballs 205 57.7 55 48 13 11 1 0 1 14 35 .271 .232 .354 .316 .307 .274 92.8 11 32.1 25.9
2020 Breaking 83 23.4 20 18 2 2 0 0 0 3 15 .111 .232 .111 .433 .157 .308 96.7 2 26.1 12.5
2020 Offspeed 67 18.9 19 18 3 3 0 0 0 2 16 .167 .253 .167 .351 .174 .274 85.3 8 31.4 12.5
2019 Fastballs 733 64.6 171 153 39 19 10 0 10 38 120 .255 .250 .516 .474 .338 .333 90.9 8 27.1 17.5
2019 Breaking 237 20.9 67 64 16 9 6 0 1 18 46 .250 .276 .391 .404 .286 .308 83.4 16 27.8 19.1
2019 Offspeed 165 14.5 54 53 16 6 7 0 3 11 42 .302 .332 .604 .605 .375 .393 93.5 13 22.9 20.0
! 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 %
2020 Splitter -1.5 0 4 1.1 1 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 .643 1.124 .655 100.0
2020 Cutter -9.9 -2 16 4.5 6 .167 .167 .150 22.2 50.0 75.0 .205 .216 .188 0.0
2020 Curveball -5.9 -2 30 8.5 7 .000 .000 .000 14.3 0.0 0.0 .226 .452 .267 71.4
2020 Sinker 0.6 0 43 12.1 10 .500 .625 .465 14.3 0.0 0.0 .314 .385 .307 55.6
2020 Slider -1.9 -1 53 14.9 13 .182 .182 .315 31.3 23.1 18.8 .237 .421 .329 62.5
2020 Changeup -3.1 -2 63 17.7 18 .176 .176 .189 33.3 11.1 14.3 .230 .306 .253 33.3
2020 4-Seamer -1.1 -2 146 41.1 39 .235 .324 .311 40.3 28.2 27.5 .217 .317 .280 56.5
2019 Splitter 0.6 0 22 1.9 6 .333 .500 .358 25.0 33.3 33.3 .451 .651 .468 75.0
2019 Cutter -4.5 -3 61 5.4 23 .227 .364 .274 20.9 13.0 13.0 .229 .379 .277 36.8
2019 Curveball 2.3 2 86 7.6 26 .346 .462 .352 22.4 23.1 19.4 .321 .482 .341 45.0
2019 Slider -3.1 -5 150 13.2 41 .184 .342 .257 31.0 29.3 19.4 .246 .351 .288 23.1
2019 Changeup 1.0 1 143 12.6 48 .298 .617 .390 22.6 18.8 18.4 .317 .599 .384 47.4
2019 Sinker 1.2 3 221 19.4 53 .245 .592 .385 20.2 15.1 15.1 .270 .599 .376 52.4
2019 4-Seamer 0.0 0 451 39.7 95 .268 .512 .383 31.6 28.4 19.1 .245 .424 .324 47.5
2018 Splitter 0.4 0 23 2.2 7 .286 .286 .257 18.2 28.6 22.2 .245 .298 .238 20.0
2018 Curveball -1.0 -1 101 9.6 26 .167 .167 .192 18.4 23.1 18.8 .128 .158 .174 27.8
2018 Cutter -0.6 0 66 6.3 27 .208 .292 .270 29.3 25.9 41.2 .176 .226 .233 23.5
2018 Changeup 1.1 1 126 11.9 36 .286 .371 .343 13.5 5.6 4.3 .303 .390 .314 27.3
2018 Sinker 0.5 1 178 16.9 39 .286 .629 .414 15.6 10.3 10.3 .342 .623 .444 54.8
2018 Slider 3.1 5 154 14.6 49 .250 .417 .331 23.4 22.4 16.7 .235 .359 .267 29.7
2018 4-Seamer 0.1 1 407 38.5 66 .246 .491 .353 26.0 30.3 15.0 .197 .438 .332 50.0
2017 Splitter 2.8 1 32 2.9 9 .444 .444 .400 47.6 22.2 20.0 .341 .391 .325 57.1
2017 Cutter -0.8 0 44 4.0 12 .182 .455 .300 17.4 8.3 8.3 .341 .783 .486 40.0
2017 Curveball -2.1 -2 112 10.2 31 .250 .321 .277 10.7 9.7 8.8 .237 .400 .285 29.6
2017 Slider -2.9 -4 145 13.2 37 .171 .200 .193 23.0 24.3 14.8 .290 .469 .347 26.9
2017 Sinker -0.1 0 188 17.1 45 .279 .465 .340 17.3 6.7 6.3 .240 .358 .268 41.5
2017 Changeup -1.3 -2 143 13.0 47 .209 .372 .285 20.2 8.5 8.7 .190 .348 .269 25.6
2017 4-Seamer -1.7 -7 428 39.0 96 .180 .371 .266 29.3 32.3 21.7 .187 .360 .265 48.3
! Note: Years are in reverse order.
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Swing/Take

Runs
Year Team PA Pitches Heart Shadow Chase Waste All
2017 276 1092 -17 -6 2 5 -15
2018 248 1053 -7 -1 9 5 6
2019 291 1134 -4 -5 4 4 -1
2020 96 373 -7 -6 3 2 -8
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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 1848 42.8 74.5 84.6 47.0 76.4 41.3 37.2 58.7 19.2 4.9 75.6
2016 37 37.8 92.9 46.2 43.5 80.0 40.5 14.3 62.2 39.1 10.8 100.0
2017 1097 43.0 79.8 80.8 41.1 69.9 38.1 44.1 57.7 23.5 6.0 84.8
2018 1056 44.0 64.0 84.2 35.4 69.9 39.4 6.3 47.9 21.7 6.4 69.1
2019 1137 43.3 75.8 78.6 38.4 65.6 41.3 33.4 54.7 26.5 7.3 89.2
2020 355 44.5 75.9 72.5 35.5 64.3 37.7 37.2 53.5 30.5 7.0 88.0
ALL 5530 43.3 74.0 81.3 41.1 71.4 40.1 32.2 55.3 22.9 6.1 80.7
MLB 48.4 66.1 82.8 28.2 59.4 42.6 28.3 46.6 24.5 7.2 75.1

Batted Ball Profile

Season GB % FB % LD % PU % Pull % Straight % Oppo % Weak % Topped % Under % Flare/Burner % Solid % Barrel %
2015 49.3 19.8 21.5 9.5 30.0 41.0 29.0 3.0 40.0 25.3 21.0 4.0 4.8
2016 0.0 0.0 50.0 50.0 50.0 50.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 50.0 50.0 0.0 0.0
2017 46.4 23.0 22.0 8.6 28.2 40.7 31.1 3.3 36.4 27.3 22.0 3.8 6.7
2018 50.3 17.9 24.0 7.8 29.6 39.7 30.7 1.7 40.2 22.9 23.5 5.6 5.0
2019 47.1 20.5 25.2 7.1 25.2 42.9 31.9 4.8 34.3 20.0 24.3 4.3 11.4
2020 50.0 18.2 27.3 4.5 25.8 51.5 22.7 3.0 37.9 22.7 24.2 7.6 3.0
ALL 48.4 20.1 23.2 8.3 28.4 41.7 29.8 3.2 38.0 24.1 22.5 4.5 6.4
MLB 45.3 22.0 25.7 7.1 36.6 38.0 25.5 3.2 33.6 24.3 24.6 5.6 6.4

Percentile Rankings

Year xwOBA xBA xSLG xISO xOBP Brl Brl% EV HardHit% K% BB% Whiff% Speed OAA
2015 10 10 20 35 6 49 45 36 43 81 18 62 17
2016
2017 21
2018 18
2019 11
2020 5
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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 24.5 14 11.5 2.5 6 6 7 50.0
2020 26.2 1 0.9 0.1 2 1 0 0.0

Expected Home Runs by Park

Year HR
2019 14 11 15 12 13 10 9 14 12 13 12 12 8 10 9 13 10 13 11 14 8 8 9 14 13 14 12 11 14 9 12
2020 1 1 2 1 1 1 1 1 1 0 2 1 0 1 1 1 1 1 0 1 1 1 1 1 0 1 1 1 1 1 1
! 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 +/-  
Exit Velocity 88.1 80.7 -7.4 89.4 8.7 89.6 0.2 89.8 0.2 91.9 2.1
Launch Angle 10 37.6 27.6 10.9 -26.7 9.7 -1.2 10.7 1 8 -2.7
Barrel % 4.8 0 -4.8 6.7 6.7 5 -1.7 11.4 6.4 3 -8.4
Hard Hit % 34 0 -34 37.5 37.5 36.9 -0.6 44.7 7.8 51.5 6.8
Sweet Spot % 28.8 50 21.2 28.2 -21.8 32.4 4.2 37.6 5.2 28.8 -8.8
xBA .229 .063 -0.166 .228 0.165 .235 0.007 .275 0.04 .237 -0.038
BA .245 0 -0.245 .22 0.22 .248 0.028 .268 0.02 .214 -0.054
xwOBA .284 .157 -0.127 .292 0.135 .304 0.012 .34 0.036 .281 -0.059
wOBA .288 .099 -0.189 .271 0.172 .312 0.041 .336 0.024 .248 -0.088
xSLG .359 .1 -0.259 .396 0.296 .387 -0.009 .484 0.097 .349 -0.135
SLG .366 0 -0.366 .367 0.367 .417 0.05 .507 0.09 .262 -0.245
K% 14.5 57.1 42.6 19 -38.1 20.6 1.6 22.6 2 20.2 -2.4
BB% 5 14.3 9.3 5.7 -8.6 7.5 1.8 6.1 -1.4 8.5 2.4
Swing % 58.7 62.2 3.5 57.7 -4.5 47.9 -9.8 54.7 6.8 53.5 -1.2
Whiff% 19.2 39.1 19.9 23.5 -15.6 21.7 -1.8 26.5 4.8 30.5 4
In Zone Swing % 42.8 37.8 -5 43 5.2 44 1 43.3 -0.7 44.5 1.2
Out of Zone Swing % 57.2 62.2 5 57 -5.2 56 -1 56.7 0.7 55.5 -1.2
First Pitch Swing % 37.2 14.3 -22.9 44.1 29.8 6.3 -37.8 33.4 27.1 37.2 3.8
First Pitch Strike % 65 28.6 -36.4 67.7 39.1 53.6 -14.1 62.8 9.2 58.5 -4.3
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Statcast Shift Statistics

SeasonBat SidePAShifts%wOBA - No ShiftwOBA - Shift
2016 L 7 0 0.0 .099
2017 L 214 6 2.8 .294 .352
2017 R 63 0 0.0 .170
2018 L 190 1 0.5 .347 .000
2018 R 59 0 0.0 .198
2019 L 242 9 3.7 .331 .193
2019 R 52 0 0.0 .387
2020 L 80 10 12.5 .219 .261
2020 R 14 1 7.1 .362 .690

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