Rafael Ortega
RF | B/T: L/R | 5' 11" 180LBS | Age: 31

Poor Avg Great

Stats

PA AB R H HR RBI SB AVG OBP SLG OPS
2022 81 70 9 16 1 4 2 .229 .313 .357 .670
6 Seasons 858 776 94 196 15 70 31 .253 .317 .362 .679
AVG HR RBI SB OPS
2022 .229 1 4 2 .670
6 Seasons .253 15 70 31 .679

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%
2016 25 724 165 0 0 0 85.7 107.2 6.4 23.6 .265 .323 .257 .284 .292 23.6 11.4 6.5
2018 27 556 110 0 0 0 84.9 107.2 12.8 30.9 .264 .327 .251 .289 .314 22.7 16.1 7.0
2019 28 408 66 3 4.5 3.1 86.6 105.6 13.9 34.8 .220 .356 .254 .280 .323 27.3 22.9 8.3
2021 30 1337 228 13 5.7 3.9 88.3 109.5 18.3 36.8 .252 .381 .355 .311 .355 34.6 21.2 9.1
2022 31 320 58 2 3.4 2.5 86.9 107.4 15.5 25.9 .238 .371 .302 .305 .319 36.2 17.3 11.1
Player 3345 627 18 2.9 2.1 86.7 109.5 13.6 31.1 .252 .354 .298 .297 .325 29.0 17.9 8.2
MLB 6.7 4.6 88.3 169.8 12.0 32.9 .246 .408 .317 .316 .369 35.6 22.0 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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Pitch Tracking

Year Pitch Type # % PA AB H 1B 2B 3B HR SO BBE BA XBA SLG XSLG WOBA XWOBA EV LA Whiff% PutAway%
2022 Fastballs 188 58.8 54 47 13 8 4 0 1 12 36 .277 .247 .426 .417 .351 .328 89.0 18 17.1 24.5
2022 Breaking 76 23.8 11 9 1 0 1 0 0 2 7 .111 .055 .222 .061 .243 .166 74.2 4 12.0 6.9
2022 Offspeed 56 17.5 16 14 2 1 1 0 0 0 15 .143 .326 .214 .418 .180 .325 84.5 12 16.1 0.0
2021 Fastballs 727 54.4 181 160 54 35 10 2 7 28 132 .338 .284 .556 .437 .414 .352 89.8 18 15.7 13.1
2021 Breaking 412 30.8 100 91 18 14 2 0 2 35 57 .198 .177 .286 .247 .246 .225 81.0 18 31.3 25.9
2021 Offspeed 198 14.8 48 45 14 10 2 0 2 7 39 .311 .290 .489 .449 .355 .332 87.5 14 20.7 10.6
! Note: Years are in reverse order.
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Batted Ball Profile

Season GB % FB % LD % PU % Pull % Straight % Oppo % Weak % Topped % Under % Flare/Burner % Solid % Barrel % Barrel/PA
2016 59.4 13.3 19.4 7.9 35.8 38.8 25.5 3.0 46.1 15.8 26.1 3.6 0.0 0.0
2018 46.4 19.1 28.2 6.4 34.5 36.4 29.1 5.5 28.2 28.2 34.5 2.7 0.0 0.0
2019 39.4 21.2 28.8 10.6 50.0 27.3 22.7 3.0 33.3 28.8 22.7 7.6 4.5 3.1
2021 35.1 31.1 25.0 8.8 43.4 31.6 25.0 4.8 24.6 32.5 27.2 4.8 5.7 3.9
2022 39.7 24.1 24.1 12.1 50.0 27.6 22.4 5.2 24.1 34.5 24.1 6.9 3.4 2.5
Player 44.3 22.6 24.4 8.6 41.1 33.5 25.4 4.3 31.7 27.1 27.4 4.6 2.9 2.1
MLB 45.0 22.8 25.1 7.1 36.6 37.8 25.4 3.8 33.2 24.4 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 %
2022 4-Seamer 4.0 4 100 31.3 27 .455 .727 .537 15.4 22.2 20.7 .348 .634 .456 52.9
2022 Changeup -2.3 -1 54 16.9 15 .154 .231 .190 17.2 0.0 0.0 .332 .413 .326 35.7
2022 Sinker -3.8 -2 53 16.6 18 .176 .235 .221 19.0 16.7 23.1 .206 .283 .239 50.0
2022 Curveball 2.8 1 39 12.2 5 .333 .667 .530 0.0 0.0 0.0 .013 .017 .287 0.0
2022 Slider -7.8 -3 37 11.6 6 .000 .000 .000 20.0 33.3 11.8 .075 .082 .068 0.0
2022 Cutter -2.9 -1 35 10.9 9 .000 .000 .078 18.8 33.3 42.9 .056 .086 .132 0.0
2022 Splitter -3.8 0 2 0.6 1 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 .254 .489 .313 0.0
2021 4-Seamer 3.0 15 496 37.1 118 .373 .588 .467 15.2 12.7 10.0 .302 .489 .385 41.4
2021 Slider -0.3 -1 263 19.7 73 .194 .313 .255 30.8 35.6 26.8 .186 .268 .231 23.8
2021 Changeup 1.2 2 166 12.4 37 .353 .559 .410 15.9 8.1 5.8 .336 .512 .382 28.1
2021 Sinker 0.0 0 166 12.4 46 .256 .512 .366 10.8 17.4 20.5 .247 .354 .285 37.1
2021 Curveball 0.1 0 149 11.1 27 .208 .208 .244 32.7 33.3 23.7 .154 .189 .210 20.0
2021 Cutter -0.2 0 65 4.9 17 .333 .467 .388 27.5 29.4 20.0 .269 .318 .307 50.0
2021 Splitter -7.2 -2 32 2.4 11 .182 .273 .195 38.9 36.4 28.6 .146 .252 .170 42.9
2019 4-Seamer -0.4 -1 124 30.4 30 .185 .333 .268 16.7 23.3 16.7 .234 .454 .324 40.0
2019 Sinker 2.9 2 79 19.4 16 .357 .643 .459 15.4 0.0 0.0 .307 .463 .377 35.7
2019 Slider -4.8 -3 64 15.7 15 .077 .077 .153 19.4 33.3 14.3 .098 .222 .206 12.5
2019 Changeup -2.5 -1 52 12.7 20 .211 .211 .215 35.5 40.0 28.6 .156 .183 .174 9.1
2019 Curveball -1.4 -1 48 11.8 6 .167 .167 .150 28.6 0.0 0.0 .319 .476 .337 16.7
2019 Cutter -0.5 0 35 8.6 7 .286 .429 .307 26.3 28.6 12.5 .223 .322 .235 40.0
2019 Splitter -8.9 -1 6 1.5 2 .000 .000 .000 33.3 0.0 0.0 .524 .547 .472 0.0
2018 4-Seamer -1.1 -3 238 42.8 56 .220 .240 .263 9.2 14.3 11.4 .246 .319 .296 19.0
2018 Sinker -0.8 -1 100 18.0 32 .241 .276 .273 11.1 18.8 30.0 .289 .325 .311 43.5
2018 Slider -3.2 -2 71 12.8 16 .188 .250 .191 30.3 31.3 20.8 .241 .350 .253 27.3
2018 Changeup 1.0 1 56 10.1 17 .294 .294 .318 21.4 11.8 11.8 .310 .350 .292 13.3
2018 Curveball -0.4 0 54 9.7 11 .182 .364 .227 16.7 18.2 10.5 .267 .326 .259 0.0
2018 Splitter 1.1 0 23 4.1 9 .375 .375 .378 0.0 0.0 0.0 .274 .341 .322 25.0
2018 Cutter -4.8 -1 13 2.3 2 .000 .000 .000 20.0 0.0 0.0 .082 .088 .078 0.0
! Note: Years are in reverse order.
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Swing/Take

Runs
Year Team PA Pitches Heart Shadow Chase Waste All
2016 201 724 -6 -6 5 2 -5
2018 143 555 -5 -4 2 1 -6
2019 99 424 1 -9 2 1 -5
2021 329 1,337 7 -8 9 6 14
2022 81 320 -1 -7 5 1 -2
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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 724 46.5 65.3 89.5 32.6 71.4 43.9 26.9 47.8 14.2 6.6 64.6
2018 556 49.2 61.9 88.2 24.1 75.0 45.2 18.9 42.6 14.3 8.5 68.1
2019 408 50.7 69.1 85.3 33.3 61.2 42.4 25.0 51.5 21.9 6.4 73.1
2021 1,337 48.1 66.3 85.4 25.1 57.5 43.2 20.1 44.9 21.2 8.2 77.3
2022 320 48.4 60.6 91.5 23.0 65.8 45.3 22.2 41.3 15.9 6.9 68.2
Player 3,345 48.3 65.1 87.3 27.4 64.9 43.8 22.2 45.6 18.2 7.6 71.9
MLB 48.5 66.8 82.0 28.3 58.4 42.6 29.3 47.0 24.6 7.2 76.0
! Note: All figures in this table cover the period 2015-present.

Percentile Rankings

Year xwOBA xBA xSLG xISO xOBP Brl Brl% EV HardHit% K% BB% Whiff% Speed OAA
2016 80
2018 72
2019 64
2021 61 22
2022 28 33 18 18 44 6 13 19 31 72 73 92 46
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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 23.5 2 1.7 0.0 1 1 1 50.0
2021 24.2 11 7.9 3.0 6 6 3 27.3
2022 23.2 1 2.3 -1.0 1 2 1 100.0

Expected Home Runs by Park

Year HR
2019 2 2 2 2 3 2 1 1 1 2 3 2 1 1 1 2 1 2 1 2 1 2 1 2 2 2 2 1 1 2 2
2021 11 6 8 9 9 9 8 9 7 4 13 9 4 8 7 9 6 8 8 8 4 8 8 10 9 9 9 7 6 9 9
2022 1 3 4 2 3 2 2 3 2 2 3 2 2 3 2 3 2 2 2 2 1 2 2 2 2 3 2 2 1 2 3
! 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 +/-   2021 +/-   2022 +/-  
Exit Velocity 84.9 1.7 undefined 88.3 86.9 -1.4
Launch Angle 12.8 1.1 undefined 18.3 15.5 -2.8
Barrel % 0 4.5 undefined 5.7 3.4 -2.3
Hard Hit % 22.7 4.6 undefined 34.6 36.2 1.6
Sweet Spot % 30.9 3.9 undefined 36.8 25.9 -10.9
xBA .264 -0.044 undefined .252 .238 -0.014
BA .233 -0.028 undefined .291 .229 -0.062
xwOBA .289 -0.009 undefined .311 .305 -0.006
wOBA .251 0.003 undefined .355 .302 -0.053
xSLG .327 0.029 undefined .381 .371 -0.01
SLG .271 0.036 undefined .463 .357 -0.106
K% 16.1 6.8 undefined 21.2 17.3 -3.9
BB% 7 1.3 undefined 9.1 11.1 2
Swing % 42.6 8.9 undefined 44.9 41.3 -3.6
Whiff% 14.3 7.6 undefined 21.2 15.9 -5.3
In Zone % 49.2 1.5 undefined 48.1 48.4 0.3
Out of Zone % 50.8 -1.5 undefined 51.9 51.6 -0.3
Out of Zone Swing % 24.1 9.2 undefined 25.1 23 -2.1
First Pitch Swing % 18.9 6.1 undefined 20.1 22.2 2.1
First Pitch Strike % 58.7 8 undefined 56.8 58 1.2
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Statcast Shift Statistics

SeasonBat SidePAShifts%wOBA - No ShiftwOBA - Shift
2016 L 183 1 0.5 .250 .000
2018 L 143 2 1.4 .244 .785
2019 L 96 34 35.4 .278 .209
2021 L 329 152 46.2 .354 .356
2022 L 81 40 49.4 .363 .240

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