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Pat Valaika
Popularity: ↓ 30%
3B | B/T: R/R | 5' 11" 210LBS | Age: 28

Draft: 2013 | Rd: 9, #259, Colorado Rockies | UCLA
Poor Avg Great

Stats

PA AB R H HR RBI SB AVG OBP SLG OPS
2020 150 141 24 39 8 16 0 .277 .315 .475 .791
5 Seasons 583 543 74 125 25 67 0 .230 .271 .420 .691
AVG HR RBI SB OPS
2020 .277 8 16 0 .791
5 Seasons .230 25 67 0 .691

Statcast Batting Statistics

Season Pitches Batted Balls Barrels Barrel % Exit Velocity Launch Angle Sweet Spot % XBA XSLG WOBA XWOBA XWOBACON Hard Hit % K % BB %
2016 73 11 1 9.1 92.8 13.5 18.2 .178 .349 .310 .226 .427 36.4 42.1 0.0
2017 686 135 9 6.7 85.4 17.2 31.1 .230 .398 .337 .280 .375 29.6 27.6 3.6
2018 477 94 3 3.2 84.8 16.1 30.9 .201 .289 .207 .247 .285 21.3 22.6 6.8
2019 322 45 2 4.4 88.8 20 31.1 .169 .272 .248 .227 .327 31.1 39.5 8.1
2020 570 108 9 8.3 88.7 18.2 38.9 .264 .463 .332 .314 .386 34.3 22.7 5.3
ALL 2128 393 24 6.1 86.8 17.5 32.8 .222 .370 .292 .272 .352 29.3 27.4 5.3
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 350 61.4 89 82 23 16 2 0 5 14 68 .280 .276 .488 .501 .347 .341 88.7 17 22.4 19.2
2020 Breaking 161 28.2 44 43 12 9 2 0 1 16 28 .279 .249 .395 .382 .284 .257 85.0 14 43.2 32.0
2020 Offspeed 59 10.4 17 16 4 2 0 0 2 4 12 .250 .244 .625 .490 .371 .315 86.7 32 31.4 22.2
2019 Fastballs 164 51.1 45 40 10 5 4 1 0 13 27 .250 .256 .400 .397 .315 .322 91.6 18 29.0 23.2
2019 Breaking 137 42.7 37 35 2 2 0 0 0 21 14 .057 .050 .057 .071 .084 .087 83.0 26 56.2 45.7
2019 Offspeed 20 6.2 4 4 3 1 1 0 1 0 4 .750 .326 1.750 .775 1.007 .454 89.7 14 27.3 0.0
! 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 8.6 1 7 1.2 2 .500 2.000 1.000 33.3 50.0 100.0 .286 1.068 .492 100.0
2020 Changeup -1.0 -1 52 9.1 15 .214 .429 .300 31.3 20.0 17.6 .238 .407 .292 18.2
2020 Curveball 0.1 0 59 10.4 16 .313 .563 .428 50.0 43.8 31.8 .194 .370 .226 33.3
2020 Cutter 2.7 1 54 9.5 19 .421 .737 .495 20.0 15.8 30.0 .305 .596 .356 25.0
2020 Slider -0.9 -1 102 17.9 28 .259 .296 .246 39.2 32.1 32.1 .282 .389 .276 31.6
2020 Sinker 0.8 1 108 18.9 29 .321 .571 .405 15.4 3.4 6.7 .375 .626 .417 44.4
2020 4-Seamer -0.4 -1 188 33.0 41 .171 .286 .291 27.7 24.4 20.8 .185 .354 .284 36.0
2019 Changeup 16.7 3 18 5.6 4 .750 1.750 1.038 30.0 0.0 0.0 .326 .775 .454 25.0
2019 Cutter -1.8 0 13 4.0 6 .333 .500 .358 22.2 33.3 40.0 .381 .540 .387 50.0
2019 Sinker -0.2 0 33 10.2 12 .200 .400 .325 11.8 8.3 11.1 .285 .555 .409 55.6
2019 Curveball -3.9 -2 58 18.0 14 .077 .077 .114 55.2 42.9 42.9 .059 .096 .114 14.3
2019 Slider -5.1 -4 79 24.5 23 .045 .045 .070 56.8 65.2 46.9 .045 .057 .072 14.3
2019 4-Seamer 0.0 0 118 36.6 27 .250 .375 .317 34.3 37.0 23.8 .213 .295 .271 28.6
2019 Splitter 0.6 0 2 0.6 0.0 0.0
2018 Splitter -0.5 0 9 1.9 4 .000 .000 .225 40.0 25.0 50.0 .049 .053 .046 0.0
2018 Cutter -3.5 -1 30 6.3 9 .125 .125 .129 33.3 33.3 30.0 .211 .278 .209 16.7
2018 Curveball -0.3 0 68 14.3 18 .111 .333 .231 27.3 22.2 16.7 .154 .283 .190 14.3
2018 Changeup -2.8 -2 55 11.5 19 .176 .235 .247 43.2 10.5 14.3 .265 .346 .314 20.0
2018 Slider -5.7 -4 79 16.6 22 .143 .143 .155 25.5 36.4 30.8 .154 .182 .176 0.0
2018 Sinker -4.1 -4 92 19.3 26 .130 .130 .185 14.6 7.7 9.1 .271 .315 .315 33.3
2018 4-Seamer -0.9 -1 143 30.0 35 .226 .419 .310 26.0 28.6 20.0 .192 .348 .271 31.8
2017 Splitter -2.9 0 17 2.5 5 .250 .250 .320 16.7 40.0 28.6 .212 .252 .302 0.0
2017 Cutter 4.8 2 46 6.7 11 .455 .818 .541 34.4 27.3 30.0 .328 .475 .344 37.5
2017 Changeup -4.4 -2 53 7.7 19 .222 .278 .179 42.9 15.8 21.4 .241 .315 .239 12.5
2017 Curveball 1.4 1 85 12.4 24 .167 .583 .302 40.5 41.7 33.3 .218 .470 .285 35.7
2017 Sinker 0.4 0 108 15.8 29 .370 .741 .469 14.3 13.8 17.4 .275 .502 .312 40.0
2017 Slider 2.7 4 130 19.0 42 .190 .571 .311 32.9 23.8 25.0 .176 .377 .232 18.8
2017 4-Seamer 0.9 2 243 35.5 64 .273 .436 .357 33.1 31.3 30.3 .241 .369 .305 36.8
! Note: Years are in reverse order.
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Swing/Take

Runs
Year Team PA Pitches Heart Shadow Chase Waste All
2017 197 691 12 -12 4 2 6
2018 134 480 -8 -7 0 1 -13
2019 86 321 -1 -4 0 2 -4
2020 150 569 -1 -7 6 3 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 %
2016 73 54.8 65.0 84.6 39.4 46.2 37.0 36.8 53.4 28.2 11.0 87.5
2017 686 53.4 76.2 75.6 32.2 46.6 42.4 41.8 55.7 32.2 8.9 85.2
2018 477 47.0 75.0 80.4 34.4 57.5 42.6 43.6 53.5 27.5 8.2 84.6
2019 322 45.8 75.5 77.5 37.9 30.3 35.5 39.5 55.3 40.4 7.8 88.0
2020 570 45.1 70.0 83.3 33.9 49.1 35.8 24.7 50.2 29.4 8.6 79.6
ALL 2128 48.6 73.9 79.1 34.3 46.9 39.4 37.3 53.6 31.6 8.6 84.1
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 %
2016 54.5 18.2 9.1 18.2 18.2 54.5 27.3 0.0 36.4 27.3 9.1 0.0 9.1
2017 35.6 28.9 23.7 11.9 32.6 41.5 25.9 7.4 17.8 35.6 23.0 4.4 6.7
2018 42.6 20.2 25.5 11.7 36.2 38.3 25.5 2.1 34.0 33.0 21.3 2.1 3.2
2019 33.3 33.3 24.4 8.9 37.8 37.8 24.4 2.2 28.9 44.4 13.3 6.7 4.4
2020 35.2 25.0 33.3 6.5 33.3 38.0 28.7 6.5 23.1 26.9 25.9 8.3 8.3
ALL 37.4 26.0 26.5 10.2 33.8 39.7 26.5 5.1 24.9 33.3 21.9 5.1 6.1
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
2016 44
2017 70
2018 62
2019 59
2020 46 66 67 63 23 41 53 48 27 47 13 32 62 0
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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 22.7 1 1.3 -0.3 2 0 1 100.0
2020 23.9 8 6.0 2.0 3 6 2 25.0

Expected Home Runs by Park

Year HR
2019 1 2 2 2 2 1 1 2 1 1 1 2 1 1 1 1 1 2 1 1 1 1 1 1 2 1 1 1 1 1 1
2020 8 9 5 7 8 6 3 9 4 5 6 8 3 4 5 7 4 8 6 7 3 3 6 8 8 6 7 5 8 5 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 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 92.8 85.4 -7.4 84.8 -0.6 88.8 4 88.7 -0.1
Launch Angle 13.5 17.2 3.7 16.1 -1.1 20 3.9 18.2 -1.8
Barrel % 9.1 6.7 -2.4 3.2 -3.5 4.4 1.2 8.3 3.9
Hard Hit % 36.4 29.6 -6.8 21.3 -8.3 31.1 9.8 34.3 3.2
Sweet Spot % 18.2 31.1 12.9 30.9 -0.2 31.1 0.2 38.9 7.8
xBA .178 .231 0.053 .201 -0.03 .169 -0.032 .264 0.095
BA .263 .258 -0.005 .156 -0.102 .19 0.034 .277 0.087
xwOBA .226 .281 0.055 .247 -0.034 .227 -0.02 .314 0.087
wOBA .31 .338 0.028 .207 -0.131 .248 0.041 .332 0.084
xSLG .349 .4 0.051 .289 -0.111 .272 -0.017 .463 0.191
SLG .474 .533 0.059 .246 -0.287 .316 0.07 .475 0.159
K% 42.1 27.2 -14.9 22.6 -4.6 39.5 16.9 22.7 -16.8
BB% 0 3.6 3.6 6.8 3.2 8.1 1.3 5.3 -2.8
Swing % 53.4 55.6 2.2 53.5 -2.1 55.3 1.8 50.2 -5.1
Whiff% 28.2 32 3.8 27.5 -4.5 40.4 12.9 29.4 -11
In Zone Swing % 54.8 53.4 -1.4 47 -6.4 45.8 -1.2 45.1 -0.7
Out of Zone Swing % 45.2 46.6 1.4 53 6.4 54.2 1.2 54.9 0.7
First Pitch Swing % 36.8 42.1 5.3 43.6 1.5 39.5 -4.1 24.7 -14.8
First Pitch Strike % 84.2 70.3 -13.9 66.2 -4.1 69.8 3.6 54.7 -15.1
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Statcast Shift Statistics

SeasonBat SidePAShifts%wOBA - No ShiftwOBA - Shift
2016 R 17 0 0.0 .295
2017 L 1 0 0.0 .000
2017 R 195 0 0.0 .338
2018 R 132 0 0.0 .208
2019 R 86 10 11.6 .258 .174
2020 R 150 4 2.7 .321 .703