Rafael Devers
3B | Bats/Throws: L/R | 6' 0" 235LBS | Age: 27
PA AB R H HR SB AVG OBP SLG OPS
2022 614 555 84 164 27 3 .295 .358 .521 .879
2023 656 580 90 157 33 5 .271 .351 .500 .851
2024 177 153 25 41 10 1 .268 .367 .529 .896
8 Seasons 3,791 3,430 554 960 182 30 .280 .345 .510 .855
AVG HR SB OPS
2022 .295 27 3 .879
2023 .271 33 5 .851
2024 .268 10 1 .896
8 Seasons .280 182 30 .855
MLB Percentile Rankings
Hits Spray Chart

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%
2017 20 892 165 14 8.5 5.8 89.8 112.3 8.1 26.1 .230 .416 .344 .298 .365 44.8 23.8 7.5
2018 21 1828 331 30 9.1 6.1 90.9 116.3 11.2 30.2 .233 .407 .310 .303 .377 42.0 24.7 7.8
2019 22 2636 531 48 9.0 6.8 92.5 115.0 10.5 33.1 .298 .526 .377 .367 .422 48.5 17.0 6.8
2020 23 980 165 20 12.1 8.1 93.0 116.7 10.6 33.3 .256 .460 .337 .328 .425 43.6 27.0 5.2
2021 24 2502 452 68 15.0 10.2 92.9 114.4 13.1 35.2 .291 .567 .373 .394 .477 51.8 21.5 9.3
2022 25 2232 444 51 11.5 8.3 93.1 113.7 11.3 33.1 .282 .497 .373 .361 .420 50.9 18.6 8.1
2023 26 2579 457 58 12.7 8.8 93.1 115.0 12.4 30.0 .282 .539 .359 .380 .441 55.1 19.2 9.5
2024 27 701 111 16 14.4 9.1 92.6 113.3 10.8 29.7 .259 .519 .387 .372 .447 50.5 23.3 12.5
Player 14350 2656 305 11.5 8.0 92.4 116.7 11.4 32.0 .274 .503 .360 .358 .426 49.3 20.8 8.3
MLB 6.9 4.7 88.5 122.4 12.2 33.1 .245 .406 .316 .316 .369 36.4 22.2 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
2017 50.3 23.6 19.4 6.7 23.6 46.1 30.3 6.7 35.2 21.8 23.0 4.8 8.5 5.8
2018 46.8 21.5 20.8 10.9 30.5 43.8 25.1 3.3 35.3 24.5 21.5 6.0 9.1 6.1
2019 44.8 22.8 25.6 6.8 36.3 36.9 26.7 1.3 33.3 21.5 24.7 9.8 9.0 6.8
2020 46.1 23.0 26.1 4.8 35.8 43.0 21.2 0.6 34.5 24.2 22.4 5.5 12.1 8.1
2021 42.3 26.3 23.9 7.5 33.0 42.5 24.6 2.9 30.3 21.7 22.6 7.3 15.0 10.2
2022 42.3 23.9 26.4 7.4 28.2 44.8 27.0 2.0 32.0 22.5 23.9 7.7 11.5 8.3
2023 42.7 28.4 20.6 8.3 35.9 39.8 24.3 2.2 32.4 24.1 19.9 8.5 12.7 8.8
2024 45.9 24.3 18.9 10.8 33.3 44.1 22.5 2.7 36.9 22.5 18.0 5.4 14.4 9.1
Player 44.3 24.5 23.3 7.8 32.6 41.8 25.5 2.4 33.0 22.7 22.4 7.6 11.5 8.0
MLB 44.6 23.5 24.8 7.0 37.0 37.5 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 %
2024 4-Seam Fastball 3.0 8 265 37.8 48 .302 .605 .414 31.7 43.8 22.1 .256 .493 .356 68.2
2024 Sinker -2.7 -3 108 15.4 28 .174 .391 .318 14.3 7.1 9.5 .193 .317 .305 33.3
2024 Slider -1.1 -1 104 14.8 30 .208 .458 .363 29.6 26.7 22.2 .253 .575 .416 62.5
2024 Curveball 0.8 1 67 9.6 19 .294 .647 .426 23.5 15.8 12.0 .303 .744 .462 42.9
2024 Cutter -1.7 -1 47 6.7 16 .125 .313 .238 37.9 12.5 20.0 .152 .319 .197 14.3
2024 Changeup 6.4 3 46 6.6 17 .533 .733 .571 13.6 5.9 6.7 .348 .663 .457 64.3
2024 Sweeper 0.1 0 37 5.3 9 .250 .375 .317 20.0 11.1 10.0 .335 .411 .367 57.1
2024 Split-Finger 2.5 1 23 3.3 6 .333 .833 .483 25.0 50.0 25.0 .392 .936 .547 100.0
2024 Slurve 0.3 0 4 0.6 -- -- -- 50.0 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
2023 4-Seam Fastball 0.5 5 1,039 40.3 240 .258 .498 .373 32.3 27.1 18.1 .247 .523 .370 64.1
2023 Changeup 0.3 1 330 12.8 94 .221 .372 .291 23.0 13.8 13.3 .287 .499 .364 52.1
2023 Sinker 1.0 3 305 11.8 93 .341 .466 .374 19.1 15.1 18.7 .312 .465 .351 52.7
2023 Slider 2.7 7 273 10.6 73 .284 .582 .416 25.0 15.1 11.5 .333 .689 .449 53.6
2023 Curveball 0.5 1 232 9.0 56 .275 .549 .366 20.5 8.9 6.7 .315 .557 .386 44.7
2023 Cutter 3.3 6 185 7.2 39 .343 .829 .536 19.6 15.4 14.0 .357 .814 .507 56.7
2023 Split-Finger 0.6 1 100 3.9 22 .250 .300 .284 30.4 27.3 16.7 .231 .285 .269 64.3
2023 Sweeper -2.2 -2 96 3.7 21 .167 .389 .298 23.8 19.0 10.8 .154 .320 .272 21.4
2023 Slurve 3.2 1 16 0.6 6 .200 .800 .450 8.3 16.7 16.7 .294 .962 .541 50.0
2022 4-Seam Fastball 0.8 7 895 40.1 206 .272 .534 .371 34.9 27.7 21.6 .265 .522 .361 57.5
2022 Changeup 3.1 10 337 15.1 106 .340 .546 .413 19.0 5.7 6.2 .302 .527 .390 54.3
2022 Sinker 1.7 5 274 12.3 78 .347 .528 .395 21.7 16.7 19.4 .306 .473 .365 49.2
2022 Slider 0.6 2 252 11.3 73 .275 .449 .357 28.3 20.5 18.8 .264 .459 .332 46.3
2022 Curveball 1.6 4 219 9.8 65 .259 .414 .343 24.6 15.4 14.9 .287 .421 .359 55.1
2022 Cutter 2.8 4 148 6.6 36 .353 .765 .481 20.5 11.1 19.0 .394 .742 .496 46.7
2022 Split-Finger 0.1 0 57 2.6 19 .211 .316 .226 34.4 26.3 22.7 .164 .185 .154 7.1
2022 Sweeper 6.3 3 41 1.8 17 .308 .692 .494 28.6 23.5 25.0 .235 .422 .346 30.0
2022 Slurve -12.9 0 3 0.1 1 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 -- .059 .059 .054 0.0
2021 4-Seam Fastball 0.9 11 1,184 47.3 263 .268 .540 .383 35.7 31.9 23.5 .270 .581 .391 57.2
2021 Sinker 0.2 1 310 12.4 86 .299 .468 .383 15.0 16.3 18.4 .275 .419 .341 47.6
2021 Slider 2.9 8 270 10.8 80 .342 .632 .427 23.6 18.8 15.3 .353 .668 .444 50.8
2021 Changeup 3.5 8 238 9.5 72 .297 .578 .408 18.8 8.3 9.2 .298 .561 .389 49.2
2021 Curveball 3.4 8 225 9.0 75 .273 .545 .381 19.5 16.0 14.3 .310 .579 .421 55.4
2021 Cutter -2.6 -4 159 6.4 43 .184 .342 .279 22.8 14.0 16.7 .324 .577 .420 43.8
2021 Split-Finger 7.5 4 56 2.2 19 .294 .706 .445 29.6 10.5 10.5 .271 .615 .406 40.0
2021 Sweeper 2.9 1 45 1.8 17 .235 .529 .318 30.0 23.5 25.0 .239 .516 .314 46.2
2021 Slurve 1.2 0 6 0.2 -- -- -- 50.0 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
2020 4-Seam Fastball -2.0 -8 404 41.2 76 .171 .329 .250 44.0 47.4 25.4 .168 .327 .246 47.1
2020 Sinker 4.1 5 124 12.7 39 .343 .686 .496 13.8 12.8 16.7 .347 .683 .461 40.0
2020 Slider 3.2 4 121 12.3 34 .313 .563 .390 34.2 20.6 15.6 .353 .557 .407 56.0
2020 Curveball -1.2 -1 121 12.3 38 .243 .324 .283 25.0 28.9 22.0 .196 .260 .211 34.6
2020 Changeup 3.0 3 101 10.3 34 .364 .636 .434 19.7 11.8 11.8 .357 .662 .437 41.4
2020 Cutter 4.4 3 67 6.8 13 .333 .667 .442 20.0 15.4 11.1 .120 .252 .197 20.0
2020 Split-Finger -2.4 -1 38 3.9 14 .154 .462 .282 18.2 14.3 15.4 .283 .597 .392 63.6
2020 Knuckleball 0.2 0 3 0.3 -- -- -- 100.0 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
2020 Slurve 3.9 0 1 0.1 -- -- -- -- -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
2019 4-Seam Fastball 1.9 19 997 37.8 237 .288 .567 .402 27.5 24.9 18.8 .285 .583 .388 50.3
2019 Sinker -0.7 -2 372 14.1 110 .330 .500 .405 16.8 10.9 14.8 .317 .490 .375 48.9
2019 Slider 0.2 1 368 14.0 113 .286 .518 .360 21.9 15.0 12.9 .287 .481 .327 45.3
2019 Changeup 4.4 14 328 12.4 87 .407 .753 .518 18.1 6.9 7.5 .373 .631 .436 50.0
2019 Curveball 2.6 8 294 11.2 79 .276 .500 .355 28.2 20.3 15.8 .261 .435 .307 51.7
2019 Cutter 0.2 0 186 7.1 44 .317 .488 .355 23.2 11.4 9.4 .307 .491 .346 37.8
2019 Split-Finger -0.1 0 50 1.9 16 .267 .333 .291 35.7 18.8 25.0 .238 .306 .262 50.0
2019 Sweeper 3.7 1 23 0.9 5 .500 1.000 .640 30.0 20.0 11.1 .277 .620 .434 66.7
2019 Slurve 3.4 0 3 0.1 1 -- -- .700 0.0 0.0 0.0 -- -- .700 --
2019 Knuckleball 21.7 1 3 0.1 1 1.000 1.000 .900 66.7 0.0 0.0 .120 .120 .129 100.0
2018 4-Seam Fastball -1.7 -11 665 36.4 155 .212 .365 .290 31.8 32.3 26.2 .213 .363 .304 45.5
2018 Sinker 0.4 1 309 16.9 79 .239 .493 .358 22.5 21.5 27.4 .260 .496 .362 50.0
2018 Slider 1.6 4 277 15.2 78 .267 .453 .343 26.8 23.1 18.4 .236 .430 .307 43.9
2018 Changeup -1.8 -5 253 13.8 79 .247 .494 .325 26.0 19.0 26.8 .252 .443 .302 42.9
2018 Curveball 2.4 4 167 9.1 44 .250 .432 .311 26.7 27.3 19.7 .223 .300 .228 31.3
2018 Cutter -1.3 -1 74 4.0 27 .269 .423 .346 16.0 11.1 18.8 .215 .415 .286 34.8
2018 Split-Finger -2.4 -2 72 3.9 20 .211 .211 .215 34.2 30.0 20.7 .193 .254 .222 7.7
2018 Sweeper 33.6 1 3 0.2 1 1.000 4.000 2.000 0.0 0.0 0.0 .793 3.048 1.568 100.0
2018 Slurve 3.3 0 2 0.1 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2017 4-Seam Fastball 1.4 4 294 33.0 65 .333 .667 .456 28.9 33.8 26.2 .225 .507 .332 55.3
2017 Sinker -2.6 -4 162 18.2 42 .179 .308 .243 21.9 19.0 22.2 .184 .330 .251 38.7
2017 Slider 1.1 1 130 14.6 33 .323 .452 .380 30.6 27.3 18.8 .230 .342 .294 45.5
2017 Changeup -0.3 0 115 12.9 34 .242 .273 .269 26.9 14.7 15.6 .265 .371 .284 50.0
2017 Curveball 0.2 0 88 9.9 31 .333 .733 .453 20.8 22.6 23.3 .263 .567 .358 39.1
2017 Cutter 3.6 2 61 6.8 16 .308 .385 .434 27.3 12.5 10.5 .233 .283 .315 27.3
2017 Split-Finger 1.5 0 31 3.5 12 .333 .417 .329 25.0 0.0 0.0 .308 .448 .322 41.7
2017 Slurve -5.3 -1 10 1.1 3 .000 .000 .000 0.0 100.0 50.0 -- -- .000 --
! Note: Years are in reverse order.
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Swing/Take

Runs
Year Team PA Pitches Heart Shadow Chase Waste All
2017 251 951 1 -4 6 3 6
2018 521 1,974 -10 -15 13 9 -4
2019 694 2,628 17 -8 20 12 41
2020 248 980 3 -5 4 4 5
2021 708 2,680 15 -10 26 11 42
2022 603 2,232 1 1 20 13 34
2023 645 2,579 1 -13 21 15 24
2024 173 701 -1 1 6 1 7
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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 %
2017 892 51.1 68.9 78.7 32.3 60.3 42.0 27.6 51.0 26.4 7.8 67.1
2018 1,828 47.7 73.5 77.4 32.6 61.4 41.7 37.2 52.1 27.5 6.8 76.6
2019 2,636 46.4 75.6 79.8 37.3 68.6 42.4 39.9 55.0 24.0 7.2 86.2
2020 980 46.1 74.1 72.2 38.6 60.3 42.2 39.1 55.0 31.5 6.4 76.2
2021 2,502 46.8 77.7 77.3 32.4 61.3 42.8 40.2 53.6 27.7 6.9 87.9
2022 2,232 45.8 76.3 77.7 36.2 60.7 41.4 39.6 54.6 28.1 7.4 88.0
2023 2,579 45.1 77.1 76.0 32.5 69.1 42.3 37.5 52.6 26.1 6.0 82.5
2024 701 49.5 70.9 76.8 30.5 65.7 42.7 31.8 50.5 26.6 7.3 74.5
Player 14,350 46.7 75.3 77.3 34.3 64.1 42.2 37.9 53.4 26.9 6.9 82.4
MLB 48.6 67.0 82.0 28.4 57.9 42.6 29.7 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
2017 88 74 4
2018 27 22 45 54 13 63 67 84 98 74 25 42 29 22 57 18
2019 85 96 88 75 76 87 62 95 96 93 75 27 56 9 55 99
2020 50 58 67 66 24 94 80 96 99 74 26 12 20 6 45 6 44
2021 94 91 94 93 87 98 89 93 93 92 49 57 29 15 54 1 50
2022 92 95 94 88 85 92 82 98 93 96 67 48 26 11 14 23 51
2023 94 88 96 94 87 92 84 95 95 98 67 61 45 25 18 4 46
2024 85 59 90 92 80 84 90 92 90 90 37 85 38 36 28 10 70 37
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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 20.4 12 11.3 1 6 5 6 50.0
2018 22.7 22 20.8 1 8 15 8 36.4
2019 22.1 32 36.5 -5 13 26 16 50.0
2020 24.9 11 10.6 0 5 5 6 54.5
2021 25.1 43 44.9 -2 5 35 18 41.9
2022 28.8 27 30.0 -3 9 23 12 44.4
2023 26.2 33 37.0 -4 12 21 21 63.6
2024 24.1 10 9.6 0 2 9 3 30.0
Player 24.7 190 200.6 -11 60 139 90 47.4

Expected Home Runs by Park

Year HR
2017 12 12 11 12 12 12 12 11 10 11 11 12 10 11 11 11 9 11 12 11 12 13 11 12 11 11 11 12 12 11 10
2018 22 23 20 19 21 20 21 20 19 17 20 23 26 17 20 23 18 19 22 23 22 22 26 23 16 18 20 23 26 22 14
2019 32 42 30 37 40 37 43 34 33 26 34 42 37 34 35 32 30 30 37 42 36 45 46 40 30 32 38 44 43 37 30
2020 11 11 13 14 10 11 11 10 10 9 10 11 11 10 11 11 11 11 10 10 10 9 12 9 11 10 10 11 11 11 9
2021 43 52 40 37 47 45 51 42 29 41 40 43 48 40 46 51 43 42 50 42 47 48 52 51 43 42 49 47 51 43 44
2022 27 30 24 27 27 30 35 27 20 24 28 32 33 31 32 33 31 28 33 30 33 29 39 34 27 26 33 33 36 30 26
2023 33 32 30 37 38 36 39 38 34 34 34 38 40 34 40 38 40 35 39 41 38 35 46 43 33 32 40 37 40 37 31
2024 10 9 8 6 8 12 11 10 7 7 8 9 11 9 12 9 10 12 8 10 12 9 12 12 9 11 7 7 13 10 10
Player 190 211 176 189 203 203 223 192 162 169 185 210 216 186 207 208 192 188 211 209 210 210 244 224 180 182 208 214 232 201 174
! 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 +/-   2019 +/-   2020 +/-   2021 +/-   2022 +/-   2023 +/-   2024 +/-  
Exit Velocity 89.8 90.9 1.1 92.5 1.6 93.0 0.5 92.9 -0.1 93.1 0.2 93.1 0.0 92.6 -0.5
Launch Angle 8.1 11.2 3.1 10.5 -0.7 10.6 0.1 13.1 2.5 11.3 -1.8 12.4 1.1 10.8 -1.6
Barrel % 8.5 9.1 0.6 9.0 -0.1 12.1 3.1 15.0 2.9 11.5 -3.5 12.7 1.2 14.4 1.7
Hard Hit % 44.8 42.0 -2.8 48.5 6.5 43.6 -4.9 51.8 8.2 50.9 -0.9 55.1 4.2 50.5 -4.6
LA Sweet-Spot % 26.1 30.2 4.1 33.1 2.9 33.3 0.2 35.2 1.9 33.1 -2.1 30.0 -3.1 29.7 -0.3
xBA .230 .233 0.003 .298 0.065 .256 -0.042 .291 0.035 .282 -0.009 .282 0.000 .259 -0.023
BA .284 .240 -0.044 .311 0.071 .263 -0.048 .279 0.016 .295 0.016 .271 -0.024 .270 -0.001
xwOBA .298 .303 0.005 .367 0.064 .328 -0.039 .394 0.066 .361 -0.033 .380 0.019 .372 -0.008
wOBA .344 .310 -0.034 .377 0.067 .337 -0.040 .373 0.036 .373 0.000 .359 -0.014 .387 0.028
xSLG .416 .407 -0.009 .526 0.119 .460 -0.066 .567 0.107 .497 -0.070 .539 0.042 .519 -0.020
SLG .482 .433 -0.049 .555 0.122 .483 -0.072 .538 0.055 .521 -0.017 .500 -0.021 .533 0.033
K% 23.8 24.7 0.9 17.0 -7.7 27.0 10.0 21.5 -5.5 18.6 -2.9 19.2 0.6 23.3 4.1
BB% 7.5 7.8 0.3 6.8 -1.0 5.2 -1.6 9.3 4.1 8.1 -1.2 9.5 1.4 12.5 3.0
Swing % 51.0 52.1 1.1 55.0 2.9 55.0 0.0 53.6 -1.4 54.6 1.0 52.6 -2.0 50.5 -2.1
Whiff% 26.4 27.5 1.1 24.0 -3.5 31.5 7.5 27.7 -3.8 28.1 0.4 26.1 -2.0 26.6 0.5
In Zone % 51.1 47.7 -3.4 46.4 -1.3 46.1 -0.3 46.8 0.7 45.8 -1.0 45.1 -0.7 49.5 4.4
Out of Zone % 48.9 52.3 3.4 53.6 1.3 53.9 0.3 53.2 -0.7 54.2 1.0 54.9 0.7 50.5 -4.4
Out of Zone Swing % 32.3 32.6 0.3 37.3 4.7 38.6 1.3 32.4 -6.2 36.2 3.8 32.5 -3.7 30.5 -2.0
First Pitch Swing % 27.6 37.2 9.6 39.9 2.7 39.1 -0.8 40.2 1.1 39.6 -0.6 37.5 -2.1 31.8 -5.7
First Pitch Strike % 64.0 64.8 0.8 61.7 -3.1 64.9 3.2 63.1 -1.8 62.0 -1.1 59.6 -2.4 63.6 4.0
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Statcast Fielder Positioning

wOBA
SeasonAlignment TypeBat SidePAShifts/Shades%No Shift/ShadeShift/Shade
2017 Shifts L 236 29 12.3 .353 .263
2018 Shifts L 484 131 27.1 .333 .247
2019 Shifts L 682 282 41.3 .378 .378
2020 Shifts L 248 133 53.6 .335 .338
2021 Shifts L 653 348 53.3 .394 .355
2022 Shifts L 598 406 67.9 .355 .383
2023 Shades L 645 347 53.8 .382 .341
2024 Shades L 173 105 60.7 .296 .446
! 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