Pete Kozma
SS | Bats/Throws: R/R | 6' 0" 190LBS | Age: 35
Draft: 2007 | Rd: 1, #18, St. Louis Cardinals | Owasso (OK) HS
PA AB R H HR SB AVG OBP SLG OPS
2017 51 45 6 5 1 0 .111 .200 .178 .378
2018 73 69 7 15 1 0 .217 .236 .348 .584
2021 12 11 0 1 0 0 .091 .167 .091 .258
8 Seasons 825 746 89 159 5 8 .213 .276 .288 .564
AVG HR SB OPS
2017 .111 1 0 .378
2018 .217 1 0 .584
2021 .091 0 0 .258
8 Seasons .213 5 8 .564
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Hits Spray Chart

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 27 414 79 0 0.0 0.0 83.2 100.6 19.4 40.5 .189 .240 .180 .232 .242 11.4 18.9 9.0
2017 29 205 26 0 0.0 0.0 80.3 104.2 22.7 26.9 .124 .150 .180 .178 .214 7.7 39.2 5.9
2018 30 276 56 1 1.8 1.4 83.9 100.0 11.2 35.7 .200 .278 .249 .220 .263 21.4 20.5 2.7
2021 33 50 7 0 0.0 0.0 84.0 102.5 19.7 14.3 .163 .183 .131 .198 .241 28.6 33.3 8.3
Player 945 168 1 0.6 0.4 83.0 104.2 17.1 35.7 .178 .230 .198 .215 .245 14.9 24.3 6.5
MLB 6.9 4.7 88.4 122.4 12.2 33.1 .245 .406 .316 .315 .369 36.3 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
2015 31.6 29.1 26.6 12.7 17.7 41.8 40.5 5.1 19.0 46.8 21.5 0.0 0.0 0.0
2017 38.5 26.9 11.5 23.1 26.9 30.8 42.3 0.0 30.8 46.2 19.2 0.0 0.0 0.0
2018 39.3 25.0 28.6 7.1 32.1 51.8 16.1 1.8 37.5 32.1 23.2 1.8 1.8 1.4
2021 42.9 28.6 14.3 14.3 14.3 57.1 28.6 0.0 14.3 42.9 42.9 0.0 0.0 0.0
Player 35.7 27.4 24.4 12.5 23.8 44.0 32.1 3.0 26.8 41.7 22.6 0.6 0.6 0.4
MLB 44.6 23.5 24.9 7.0 37.0 37.6 25.3 3.9 32.8 24.7 24.4 5.8 6.9 4.7
! 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 %
2021 4-Seamer -0.4 0 23 46.0 6 .200 .200 .267 11.1 0.0 0.0 .190 .210 .267 20.0
2021 Slider 2.2 0 13 26.0 4 .000 .000 .225 42.9 75.0 50.0 .098 .105 .088 0.0
2021 Sinker -5.2 -1 11 22.0 1 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 .454 .538 .435 100.0
2021 Changeup -5.7 0 2 4.0 1 .000 .000 .000 100.0 100.0 50.0 -- -- .000 --
2021 Cutter 1.8 0 1 2.0 -- -- -- -- -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
2018 4-Seamer -1.6 -2 114 41.3 29 .286 .393 .309 7.1 13.8 14.3 .235 .335 .263 29.2
2018 Sinker 0.4 0 55 19.9 17 .188 .438 .338 25.9 29.4 26.3 .181 .293 .234 27.3
2018 Slider 0.1 0 41 14.9 10 .250 .500 .378 35.3 20.0 13.3 .167 .201 .151 12.5
2018 Curveball -2.5 -1 34 12.3 6 .167 .167 .150 8.3 33.3 20.0 .185 .210 .180 0.0
2018 Cutter -3.0 -1 17 6.2 7 .143 .143 .257 28.6 14.3 20.0 .185 .235 .183 16.7
2018 Changeup -5.9 -1 14 5.1 4 .000 .000 .000 28.6 25.0 16.7 .144 .147 .136 0.0
2018 Sweeper 6.7 0 1 0.4 -- -- -- -- -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
2017 4-Seamer -3.4 -3 94 45.9 19 .111 .111 .132 16.7 31.6 20.0 .132 .145 .152 8.3
2017 Slider -3.7 -1 40 19.5 12 .091 .364 .182 43.5 66.7 47.1 .081 .130 .090 0.0
2017 Sinker -4.9 -1 30 14.6 10 .200 .200 .270 17.6 30.0 42.9 .208 .240 .196 14.3
2017 Changeup 7.4 1 16 7.8 5 .000 .000 .560 33.3 0.0 0.0 .066 .076 .573 0.0
2017 Curveball -6.4 -1 12 5.9 3 .000 .000 .000 33.3 33.3 16.7 .051 .080 .052 0.0
2017 Sweeper -3.0 0 6 2.9 1 .000 .000 .000 100.0 100.0 50.0 -- -- .000 --
2017 Cutter -15.2 0 1 0.5 1 .000 .000 .000 -- 100.0 100.0 -- -- .000 --
2017 Splitter 0.0 0 1 0.5 -- -- -- 0.0 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
! Note: Years are in reverse order.
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Swing/Take

Runs
Year Team PA Pitches Heart Shadow Chase Waste All
2012 131 575 0 1 4 3 7
2013 478 1,714 -17 -19 6 6 -25
2014 31 124 -2 -1 0 0 -2
2015 109 406 -9 -6 3 1 -12
2017 51 200 -3 -6 1 1 -6
2018 73 276 -2 -4 1 1 -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 %
2015 414 51.5 64.0 87.4 22.6 55.6 40.0 27.9 43.5 18.9 9.5 79.5
2017 205 50.0 69.0 72.5 25.0 76.0 49.0 33.3 46.3 26.3 5.0 70.0
2018 276 54.3 66.7 89.0 26.2 60.6 45.3 26.0 48.2 18.0 8.7 70.8
2021 50 50.0 52.0 84.6 28.0 57.1 48.0 16.7 40.0 25.0 10.0 60.0
Player 945 51.9 65.2 84.5 24.4 61.8 43.9 27.9 45.3 20.6 8.3 74.4
MLB 48.6 67.0 82.0 28.5 58.0 42.6 29.6 47.1 24.8 7.3 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 27 85
2017 38 67
2018 25 70
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Expected Home Runs

Year Team Avg HR Trot Actual HR xHR HR-xHR Doubters Mostly Gone No Doubters No Doubter %
2017 19.4 1 0.6 0 0 1 0 0.0
2018 20.9 1 0.9 0 0 1 0 0.0
Player 20.1 2 1.5 1 0 2 0 0.0

Expected Home Runs by Park

Year HR
2017 1 1 1 0 1 1 1 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 1 1 0 0 1 1 1 1 1
2018 1 1 1 0 1 1 1 1 1 0 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 0 0 1 1 1 1 1
Player 2 2 2 0 2 2 2 1 2 0 2 2 1 1 2 1 1 1 2 2 1 2 2 2 0 0 2 2 2 2 2
! 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 2017 2018 +/-  
Exit Velocity 80.3 83.9 3.6
Launch Angle 22.7 11.2 -11.5
Barrel % 0.0 1.8 1.8
Hard Hit % 7.7 21.4 13.7
Sweet Spot % 26.9 35.7 8.8
xBA .124 .200 0.076
BA .111 .217 0.106
xwOBA .178 .220 0.042
wOBA .180 .249 0.069
xSLG .150 .278 0.128
SLG .178 .348 0.170
K% 39.2 20.5 -18.7
BB% 5.9 2.7 -3.2
Swing % 46.3 48.2 1.9
Whiff% 26.3 18.0 -8.3
In Zone % 50.0 54.3 4.3
Out of Zone % 50.0 45.7 -4.3
Out of Zone Swing % 25.0 26.2 1.2
First Pitch Swing % 33.3 26.0 -7.3
First Pitch Strike % 62.7 64.4 1.7
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Statcast Fielder Positioning

wOBA
SeasonAlignment TypeBat SidePAShifts/Shades%No Shift/ShadeShift/Shade
2017 Shifts R 51 0 0.0 .180
2018 Shifts R 73 0 0.0 .249
2021 Shifts R 12 0 0.0 .131
! 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 %
2011 21 17.4 19.0% 4.8% 7 20.2 14.3% 0.0%
2012 105 17.0 21.0% 1.0% 69 24.9 0.0% 14.5%
2013 440 16.9 19.5% 1.8% 255 23.1 0.4% 9.0%
2014 39 19.4 0.0% 5.1% 15 26.1 0.0% 6.7%
2015 127 20.1 16.5% 5.5% 67 25.1 3.0% 17.9%
2017 59 21.1 0.0% 0.0% 31 24.4 0.0% 12.9%
2018 80 17.1 11.3% 0.0% 46 22.6 0.0% 6.5%
2021 14 19.5 0.0% 7.1% 13 25.6 0.0% 7.7%
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