Pedro Alvarez
3B | B/T: L/R | 6' 3" 250LBS | Age: 35

Draft: 2008 | Rd: 1, #2, Pittsburgh Pirates | Vanderbilt

Stats

PA AB R H HR RBI SB AVG OBP SLG OPS
2018 127 111 18 20 8 18 0 .180 .283 .414 .697
9 Seasons 3321 2980 365 704 162 472 15 .236 .310 .447 .757
AVG HR RBI SB OPS
2018 .180 8 18 0 .697
9 Seasons .236 162 472 15 .757

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%
2015 28 1916 310 38 12.3 7.7 91.9 115.4 7.1 28.4 .257 .471 .333 .343 .442 47.1 26.7 9.8
2016 29 1552 242 31 12.8 8.2 92.7 115.0 13.3 31.4 .262 .501 .349 .355 .450 49.2 25.8 9.8
2017 30 128 22 2 9.1 5.9 94.2 113.6 5.8 27.3 .262 .424 .342 .316 .425 59.1 29.4 5.9
2018 31 537 75 11 14.7 8.7 90.6 115.9 12.2 26.7 .209 .453 .304 .331 .414 44.0 28.3 12.6
Player 4133 649 82 12.6 8.0 92.1 115.9 9.9 29.3 .253 .478 .335 .345 .441 47.9 26.7 10.0
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
2015 53.9 19.0 23.2 3.9 40.3 41.0 18.7 2.9 40.0 16.5 23.2 4.8 12.3 7.7
2016 47.9 16.9 24.0 11.2 45.5 31.0 23.6 1.2 33.1 21.9 20.7 8.3 12.8 8.2
2017 50.0 22.7 27.3 0.0 31.8 50.0 18.2 0.0 36.4 18.2 27.3 9.1 9.1 5.9
2018 42.7 26.7 20.0 10.7 45.3 37.3 17.3 2.7 34.7 25.3 13.3 9.3 14.7 8.7
Player 50.2 19.3 23.3 7.2 42.5 37.1 20.3 2.2 36.7 19.6 21.3 6.8 12.6 8.0
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 %
2018 4-Seamer 1.5 2 157 29.2 43 .250 .722 .467 22.6 16.3 16.3 .287 .747 .477 62.1
2018 Changeup -2.1 -2 113 21.0 24 .095 .095 .163 52.0 41.7 33.3 .156 .183 .218 27.3
2018 Curveball -5.2 -5 88 16.4 16 .000 .000 .000 62.5 50.0 30.8 .102 .168 .113 50.0
2018 Slider -1.0 -1 70 13.0 16 .154 .154 .244 33.3 31.3 17.9 .183 .203 .274 12.5
2018 Sinker 2.3 2 69 12.8 13 .333 .833 .500 40.7 23.1 27.3 .263 .777 .449 33.3
2018 Cutter 6.0 1 24 4.5 10 .333 .667 .450 6.3 10.0 14.3 .256 .530 .368 50.0
2018 Splitter -2.0 0 14 2.6 3 .000 .000 .233 50.0 33.3 33.3 .029 .029 .251 0.0
2017 Sinker 4.0 1 27 21.1 6 .800 .800 .717 14.3 16.7 25.0 .523 .829 .599 100.0
2017 4-Seamer 0.5 0 26 20.3 6 .400 .600 .475 38.5 33.3 28.6 .225 .336 .316 66.7
2017 Slider 3.6 1 21 16.4 8 .250 .250 .338 53.3 50.0 44.4 .234 .274 .219 75.0
2017 Curveball 0.8 0 20 15.6 4 .250 1.000 .500 33.3 0.0 0.0 .312 .936 .511 50.0
2017 Changeup -4.1 -1 20 15.6 6 .000 .000 .000 60.0 33.3 50.0 .079 .097 .076 50.0
2017 Splitter -4.5 0 9 7.0 2 .000 .000 .000 50.0 50.0 50.0 .043 .062 .045 0.0
2017 Cutter 12.7 1 5 3.9 2 .500 .500 .450 33.3 0.0 0.0 .486 .550 .457 0.0
! Note: Years are in reverse order.
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Swing/Take

Runs
Year Team PA Pitches Heart Shadow Chase Waste All
2010 385 1,499 19 -23 3 8 7
2011 259 1,052 -5 -18 4 5 -14
2012 576 2,239 11 -12 3 9 12
2013 628 2,474 18 -24 3 13 9
2014 438 1,693 7 -23 9 9 2
2015 485 1,899 2 -19 10 10 4
2016 375 1,548 2 -10 6 7 3
2017 34 128 0 0 1 0 2
2018 127 537 6 -14 3 3 -3
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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 1,916 43.2 70.0 80.0 28.0 47.9 41.5 29.5 46.2 30.8 5.7 81.8
2016 1,552 43.4 66.1 79.8 30.4 47.9 40.4 26.6 45.9 32.0 5.8 82.2
2017 128 46.1 71.2 69.0 37.7 46.2 44.5 47.1 53.1 39.7 0.8 100.0
2018 537 46.2 60.5 72.7 24.9 37.5 44.1 22.0 41.3 38.3 6.0 71.9
Player 4,133 43.7 67.3 78.6 28.8 46.7 41.5 28.1 45.7 32.5 5.6 80.7
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
2015 77 55 82 86 66 85 96 94 98 97 9 79 10 58 21
2016 82 57 87 89 59 67 93 97 97 98 15 74 6 38 20
2017 93 39
2018 98 34
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Expected Home Runs

Year Team Avg HR Trot Actual HR xHR HR-xHR Doubters Mostly Gone No Doubters No Doubter %
2016 24.1 22 22.2 0 4 15 12 54.5
2017 27.2 1 1.3 0 1 1 1 100.0
2018 24.8 8 5.9 2 3 6 1 12.5
Player 24.4 31 29.5 2 8 22 14 45.2

Expected Home Runs by Park

Year HR
2016 22 19 26 21 23 25 19 25 22 18 24 22 16 20 23 26 23 24 19 23 30 15 21 20 20 26 28 21 19 21 28
2017 1 2 2 2 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 2 1 2 1 1 2 1 1 2 2 1 2 1 2 1 1
2018 8 7 8 6 5 7 6 7 7 6 6 5 5 2 6 6 6 7 3 6 7 6 5 7 7 5 6 5 5 6 7
Player 31 28 36 29 29 33 26 33 30 25 31 28 22 23 30 34 30 33 23 30 39 22 27 29 29 32 36 27 26 28 36
! 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 91.9 92.7 0.8 94.2 1.5 -3.6
Launch Angle 7.1 13.3 6.2 5.8 -7.5 6.4
Barrel % 12.3 12.8 0.5 9.1 -3.7 5.6
Hard Hit % 47.1 49.2 2.1 59.1 9.9 -15.1
Sweet Spot % 28.4 31.4 3 27.3 -4.1 -0.6
xBA .257 .262 0.005 .262 0 -0.053
BA .243 .249 0.006 .313 0.064 -0.133
xwOBA .343 .355 0.012 .316 -0.039 0.015
wOBA .333 .349 0.016 .342 -0.007 -0.038
xSLG .471 .501 0.03 .424 -0.077 0.029
SLG .469 .504 0.035 .438 -0.066 -0.024
K% 26.7 25.8 -0.9 29.4 3.6 -1.1
BB% 9.8 9.8 0 5.9 -3.9 6.7
Swing % 46.2 45.9 -0.3 53.1 7.2 -11.8
Whiff% 30.8 32 1.2 39.7 7.7 -1.4
In Zone % 43.2 43.4 0.2 46.1 2.7 0.1
Out of Zone % 56.8 56.6 -0.2 53.9 -2.7 -0.1
Out of Zone Swing % 28 30.4 2.4 37.7 7.3 -12.8
First Pitch Swing % 29.5 26.6 -2.9 47.1 20.5 -25.1
First Pitch Strike % 58.2 59.8 1.6 64.7 4.9 -11.2
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Statcast Shift Statistics

SeasonBat SidePAShifts%wOBA - No ShiftwOBA - Shift
2016 L 359 264 73.5 .291 .372
2017 L 34 22 64.7 .408 .305
2018 L 127 107 84.3 .224 .319

Pitch Tempo

Bases EmptyRunners On Base
SeasonTeamPitchesTempoFast %Slow %PitchesTempoFast %Slow %
2010 462 16.7 21.6% 1.5% 295 23.0 1.0% 8.1%
2011 284 17.7 13.0% 1.8% 199 22.7 1.0% 9.0%
2012 577 17.8 17.0% 2.4% 407 24.3 1.5% 15.5%
2013 576 17.9 17.9% 3.0% 441 23.4 0.9% 11.6%
2014 373 17.7 16.6% 3.8% 362 24.0 0.8% 14.6%
2015 510 18.3 23.7% 6.9% 355 25.6 3.9% 29.6%
2016 484 18.8 23.1% 4.3% 250 24.1 4.0% 20.0%
2017 43 18.0 16.3% 0.0% 12 20.3 0.0% 16.7%
2018 169 17.4 18.9% 0.6% 98 22.1 2.0% 10.2%
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Statcast Rankings