Rafael Marchán
C | Bats/Throws: S/R | 5' 9" 170LBS | Age: 25
PA AB R H HR SB AVG OBP SLG OPS
2020 9 8 3 4 1 0 .500 .556 .875 1.431
2021 56 52 7 12 1 0 .231 .286 .346 .632
2024 4 4 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000
3 Seasons 69 64 10 16 2 0 .250 .304 .391 .695
AVG HR SB OPS
2020 .500 1 0 1.431
2021 .231 1 0 .632
2024 .000 0 0 .000
3 Seasons .250 2 0 .695
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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
LA Sweet-
Spot %
XBA XSLG WOBA XWOBA XWOBACON HardHit% K% BB%
2020 21 33 6 1 16.7 11.1 92.2 99.6 10.5 50.0 .422 .681 .592 .496 .627 50.0 22.2 11.1
2021 22 193 42 0 0.0 0.0 83.8 103.0 17.5 26.2 .255 .319 .277 .282 .310 19.0 17.9 7.1
2024 25 22 3 0 0.0 0.0 84.4 93.4 2.7 0.0 .074 .088 .000 .071 .094 0.0 25.0 0.0
Player 248 51 1 2.0 1.4 84.8 103.0 15.8 27.5 .265 .350 .302 .298 .335 21.6 18.8 7.2
MLB 6.9 4.7 88.5 122.4 12.2 33.1 .245 .406 .316 .315 .368 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
2020 33.3 16.7 50.0 0.0 33.3 33.3 33.3 0.0 16.7 0.0 66.7 0.0 16.7 11.1
2021 40.5 16.7 28.6 14.3 26.2 52.4 21.4 4.8 26.2 31.0 35.7 2.4 0.0 0.0
2024 66.7 33.3 0.0 0.0 33.3 0.0 66.7 0.0 66.7 33.3 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Player 41.2 17.6 29.4 11.8 27.5 47.1 25.5 3.9 27.5 27.5 37.3 2.0 2.0 1.4
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 4.7
! 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 -13.3 -1 10 45.5 4 .000 .000 .000 0.0 25.0 20.0 .074 .088 .071 0.0
2024 Curveball 1.1 0 8 36.4 -- -- -- 0.0 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
2024 Cutter -3.4 0 2 9.1 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2024 Sweeper -2.6 0 1 4.5 -- -- -- -- -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
2024 Changeup -4.7 0 1 4.5 -- -- -- 0.0 -- -- -- -- -- --
2021 4-Seam Fastball -7.1 -5 67 34.7 20 .000 .000 .070 12.9 20.0 21.1 .125 .164 .182 14.3
2021 Sinker -0.1 0 37 19.2 8 .143 .571 .338 10.0 12.5 33.3 .267 .396 .342 50.0
2021 Slider -7.1 -2 26 13.5 6 .167 .167 .150 25.0 33.3 25.0 .084 .114 .086 0.0
2021 Changeup 11.4 3 24 12.4 15 .500 .714 .597 22.2 13.3 33.3 .439 .519 .439 25.0
2021 Curveball -0.2 0 18 9.3 3 .667 .667 .600 14.3 0.0 0.0 .543 .644 .517 0.0
2021 Cutter -5.5 -1 13 6.7 2 .000 .000 .000 12.5 0.0 0.0 .221 .263 .207 0.0
2021 Sweeper -2.4 0 5 2.6 1 .000 .000 .000 0.0 100.0 50.0 -- -- .000 --
2021 Split-Finger 3.4 0 2 1.0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2020 4-Seam Fastball 4.4 1 13 39.4 5 .500 .500 .500 25.0 20.0 50.0 .477 .623 .522 66.7
2020 Slider 6.8 1 8 24.2 1 1.000 1.000 .900 25.0 0.0 0.0 .880 .960 .808 0.0
2020 Sinker -1.7 0 5 15.2 1 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 -- .094 .130 .109 0.0
2020 Changeup -6.7 0 3 9.1 1 .000 .000 .000 100.0 100.0 100.0 -- -- .000 --
2020 Cutter 99.5 2 2 6.1 1 1.000 4.000 2.000 50.0 0.0 0.0 .493 1.868 .934 100.0
2020 Split-Finger -4.1 0 1 3.0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
! Note: Years are in reverse order.
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Swing/Take

Runs
Year Team PA Pitches Heart Shadow Chase Waste All
2021 56 193 -4 -2 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 %
2020 33 33.3 81.8 88.9 40.9 44.4 36.4 11.1 54.5 33.3 12.1 50.0
2021 193 47.7 63.0 84.5 29.7 83.3 42.5 23.2 45.6 15.9 8.8 70.6
2024 22 59.1 69.2 100.0 22.2 100.0 40.9 25.0 50.0 0.0 9.1 0.0
Player 248 46.8 65.5 86.8 31.1 75.6 41.5 21.7 47.2 17.1 9.3 60.9
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
2021 29 71
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Expected Home Runs

Year Team Avg HR Trot Actual HR xHR HR-xHR Doubters Mostly Gone No Doubters No Doubter %
2020 24.3 1 0.8 0 0 1 0 0.0
2021 -- 1 0.4 1 0 1 0 0.0
Player 24.3 2 1.2 1 0 2 0 0.0

Expected Home Runs by Park

Year HR
2020 1 1 0 1 1 1 1 1 1 0 1 1 0 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 0 1 1 1 1 1 1 0 1 1
2021 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 1
Player 2 2 0 1 1 1 2 1 1 0 1 1 1 1 1 2 1 1 2 1 2 1 1 2 1 1 2 1 1 1 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 2020 2021 +/-  
Exit Velocity 92.2 83.8 -8.4
Launch Angle 10.5 17.5 7.0
Barrel % 16.7 0.0 -16.7
Hard Hit % 50.0 19.0 -31.0
LA Sweet-Spot % 50.0 26.2 -23.8
xBA .422 .255 -0.167
BA .500 .231 -0.269
xwOBA .496 .282 -0.214
wOBA .592 .277 -0.315
xSLG .681 .319 -0.362
SLG .875 .346 -0.529
K% 22.2 17.9 -4.3
BB% 11.1 7.1 -4.0
Swing % 54.5 45.6 -8.9
Whiff% 33.3 15.9 -17.4
In Zone % 33.3 47.7 14.4
Out of Zone % 66.7 52.3 -14.4
Out of Zone Swing % 40.9 29.7 -11.2
First Pitch Swing % 11.1 23.2 12.1
First Pitch Strike % 44.4 53.6 9.2
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Statcast Fielder Positioning

wOBA
SeasonAlignment TypeBat SidePAShifts/Shades%No Shift/ShadeShift/Shade
2020 Shifts L 9 1 11.1 .578 .699
2021 Shifts L 32 5 15.6 .253 .000
2021 Shifts R 22 1 4.5 .371 .879
2024 Shades L 4 3 75.0 .000 .000
! 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 %
2020 3 14.5 100.0% 0.0% 6 22.8 0.0% 0.0%
2021 64 18.5 17.2% 3.1% 27 21.6 0.0% 3.7%
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