Parker Meadows
CF | Bats/Throws: L/R | 6' 5" 205LBS | Age: 24
Draft: 2018 | Rd: 2, #44, Detroit Tigers | Grayson HS
PA AB R H HR SB AVG OBP SLG OPS
2023 145 125 19 29 3 8 .232 .331 .368 .699
2024 85 73 9 7 2 3 .096 .224 .219 .443
2 Seasons 230 198 28 36 5 11 .182 .291 .313 .604
AVG HR SB OPS
2023 .232 3 8 .699
2024 .096 2 3 .443
2 Seasons .182 5 11 .604
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Statcast Batting Statistics

Season Age Pitches Batted
Balls
Barrels Barrel % Barrel/PA Exit
Velocity
Max EV Launch
Angle
LA Sweet-
Spot %
XBA XSLG WOBA XWOBA XWOBACON HardHit% K% BB%
2023 23 594 89 8 9.0 5.5 89.3 108.5 18.3 36.0 .251 .391 .308 .325 .384 34.8 25.5 11.7
2024 24 371 41 4 9.8 4.7 84.6 108.7 30.6 29.3 .112 .260 .212 .231 .275 29.3 37.6 12.9
Player 965 130 12 9.2 5.2 87.8 108.7 22.2 33.8 .200 .342 .272 .290 .350 33.1 30.0 12.2
MLB 6.9 4.8 88.5 122.4 12.2 33.1 .245 .406 .316 .316 .369 36.4 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, 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
2023 36.0 24.7 30.3 9.0 39.3 42.7 18.0 3.4 22.5 29.2 29.2 6.7 9.0 5.5
2024 24.4 46.3 7.3 22.0 39.0 41.5 19.5 9.8 14.6 56.1 4.9 4.9 9.8 4.7
Player 32.3 31.5 23.1 13.1 39.2 42.3 18.5 5.4 20.0 37.7 21.5 6.2 9.2 5.2
MLB 44.6 23.6 24.8 7.0 37.1 37.5 25.3 3.9 32.8 24.7 24.4 5.8 6.9 4.8
! 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 %
2024 4-Seam Fastball -0.9 -1 116 31.3 31 .115 .346 .269 30.8 35.5 27.5 .089 .272 .236 33.3
2024 Slider -0.8 0 53 14.3 13 .182 .455 .331 37.5 30.8 17.4 .220 .501 .361 28.6
2024 Changeup -2.0 -1 50 13.5 14 .077 .077 .114 57.7 42.9 33.3 .141 .315 .228 28.6
2024 Cutter -3.7 -1 40 10.8 6 .000 .000 .000 20.0 16.7 16.7 .064 .071 .058 20.0
2024 Sinker -4.4 -2 35 9.4 10 .000 .000 .210 27.3 40.0 40.0 .036 .104 .251 33.3
2024 Sweeper -1.4 0 32 8.6 6 .167 .167 .150 18.8 33.3 18.2 .159 .189 .153 25.0
2024 Curveball 0.8 0 26 7.0 2 .000 .000 .350 42.9 50.0 14.3 -- -- .350 --
2024 Split-Finger -2.2 0 19 5.1 3 .000 .000 .000 25.0 100.0 21.4 -- -- .000 --
2023 4-Seam Fastball -2.7 -6 232 39.1 63 .218 .345 .314 17.9 25.4 24.6 .249 .387 .325 43.6
2023 Changeup 0.3 0 91 15.3 22 .200 .250 .284 40.5 31.8 21.9 .271 .317 .298 7.7
2023 Slider 1.2 1 86 14.5 16 .231 .462 .381 37.5 31.3 16.1 .251 .510 .346 33.3
2023 Sinker 5.5 4 67 11.3 19 .357 .571 .476 21.4 21.1 50.0 .303 .433 .416 60.0
2023 Cutter 0.6 0 49 8.2 9 .222 .222 .300 8.7 11.1 9.1 .260 .463 .306 25.0
2023 Curveball 1.7 1 45 7.6 8 .125 .500 .250 27.3 50.0 33.3 .078 .297 .152 50.0
2023 Sweeper -2.7 0 14 2.4 3 .000 .000 .233 28.6 0.0 0.0 .093 .122 .295 0.0
2023 Split-Finger 11.4 1 6 1.0 3 .667 .667 .600 0.0 0.0 -- .396 .443 .361 0.0
! Note: Years are in reverse order.
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Swing/Take

Runs
Year Team PA Pitches Heart Shadow Chase Waste All
2023 144 594 -2 -6 5 3 0
2024 85 371 -5 -6 2 2 -6
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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 %
2023 594 48.9 63.2 84.8 23.0 51.4 44.5 19.4 42.8 24.0 7.2 62.8
2024 371 48.0 65.2 74.1 24.9 43.8 43.7 22.4 44.2 33.5 8.1 66.7
Player 965 48.6 64.0 80.7 23.7 48.3 44.2 20.5 43.3 27.8 7.6 64.4
MLB 48.6 67.0 82.0 28.4 57.9 42.6 29.8 47.2 24.8 7.3 76.2
! 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
Bat
Speed
Swing
Length
2023 39 90 81
2024 47 93 48
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Expected Home Runs

Year Team Avg HR Trot Actual HR xHR HR-xHR Doubters Mostly Gone No Doubters No Doubter %
2023 21.8 3 2.9 0 3 3 1 33.3
2024 21.3 2 2.6 -1 2 3 0 0.0
Player 21.5 5 5.5 -1 5 6 1 20.0

Expected Home Runs by Park

Year HR
2023 3 3 1 4 2 2 2 3 2 1 2 3 5 1 4 3 4 2 5 4 3 3 6 6 2 1 3 3 5 2 1
2024 2 3 1 3 3 3 3 4 1 2 3 4 2 2 3 2 3 3 2 3 2 2 4 3 3 2 2 2 3 2 2
Player 5 6 2 7 5 5 5 7 3 3 5 7 7 3 7 5 7 5 7 7 5 5 10 9 5 3 5 5 8 4 3
! 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 2023 2024 +/-  
Exit Velocity 89.3 84.6 -4.7
Launch Angle 18.3 30.6 12.3
Barrel % 9.0 9.8 0.8
Hard Hit % 34.8 29.3 -5.5
LA Sweet-Spot % 36.0 29.3 -6.7
xBA .251 .112 -0.139
BA .232 .096 -0.136
xwOBA .325 .231 -0.094
wOBA .308 .212 -0.096
xSLG .391 .260 -0.131
SLG .368 .219 -0.149
K% 25.5 37.6 12.1
BB% 11.7 12.9 1.2
Swing % 42.8 44.2 1.4
Whiff% 24.0 33.5 9.5
In Zone % 48.9 48.0 -0.9
Out of Zone % 51.1 52.0 0.9
Out of Zone Swing % 23.0 24.9 1.9
First Pitch Swing % 19.4 22.4 3.0
First Pitch Strike % 54.9 65.9 11.0
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Statcast Fielder Positioning

wOBA
SeasonAlignment TypeBat SidePAShifts/Shades%No Shift/ShadeShift/Shade
2023 Shades L 144 67 46.5 .277 .344
2024 Shades L 85 54 63.5 .222 .207
! 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

Bases EmptyRunners On Base
SeasonTeamPitchesTempoFast %Slow %PitchesTempoFast %Slow %
2023 182 15.4 44.5% 1.1% 111 19.1 3.6% 0.9%
2024 114 14.7 52.6% 0.9% 56 18.7 8.9% 1.8%
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