Rafael Ortega
CF | 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 314 269 27 62 5 26 9 .230 .317 .342 .659
6 Seasons 1091 975 112 242 19 92 38 .248 .318 .357 .675
AVG HR RBI SB OPS
2022 .230 5 26 9 .659
6 Seasons .248 19 92 38 .675

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 1276 214 10 4.7 3.2 87.4 108.4 17.3 35.0 .236 .338 .295 .302 .322 34.3 19.7 11.1
Player 4301 783 26 3.3 2.4 86.9 109.5 14.5 32.6 .249 .348 .296 .298 .325 29.9 18.5 8.9
MLB 6.7 4.6 88.4 122.2 12.1 33.0 .245 .406 .316 .315 .368 35.7 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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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 35.5 32.7 23.8 7.9 40.7 35.0 24.3 3.3 26.6 32.7 26.2 6.1 4.7 3.2
Player 42.3 25.3 24.3 8.2 40.4 34.4 25.3 4.0 30.9 28.1 27.3 4.9 3.3 2.4
MLB 44.9 23.0 25.0 7.1 36.7 37.7 25.4 3.8 33.1 24.5 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 -0.5 -2 390 30.6 93 .257 .378 .342 20.2 24.7 18.4 .219 .332 .324 38.9
2022 Slider -0.7 -1 203 15.9 46 .186 .395 .258 28.7 34.8 22.5 .155 .229 .192 32.1
2022 Changeup -0.2 0 202 15.8 49 .273 .295 .285 20.0 12.2 10.2 .310 .365 .324 28.9
2022 Sinker 1.5 3 181 14.2 59 .333 .458 .418 13.3 10.2 14.6 .334 .500 .426 54.8
2022 Curveball -1.5 -2 167 13.1 32 .143 .214 .222 16.7 15.6 8.3 .202 .273 .269 8.7
2022 Cutter -5.2 -5 96 7.5 25 .043 .174 .108 11.3 16.0 19.0 .108 .237 .163 15.0
2022 Splitter -3.1 -1 24 1.9 7 .143 .143 .129 12.5 14.3 10.0 .380 .442 .359 50.0
2022 N/A -5.5 0 4 0.3 2 1.000 1.000 .450 0.0 0.0 0.0 .237 .304 .244 50.0
2021 4-Seamer 3.0 15 493 36.9 117 .373 .588 .465 15.2 12.8 10.0 .302 .489 .383 41.4
2021 Slider -0.3 -1 262 19.6 73 .194 .313 .255 30.8 35.6 26.8 .186 .268 .231 23.8
2021 Sinker 0.2 0 169 12.6 47 .256 .512 .373 10.8 17.0 20.5 .247 .354 .294 37.1
2021 Changeup 1.2 2 166 12.4 37 .353 .559 .410 15.9 8.1 5.8 .336 .512 .382 28.1
2021 Curveball 0.1 0 150 11.2 27 .208 .208 .244 32.7 33.3 23.7 .153 .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 312 1,269 -12 -17 13 7 -9
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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 1,276 46.5 66.9 89.4 25.8 60.6 42.2 28.3 45.1 19.5 6.9 81.6
Player 4,301 47.8 66.0 87.6 27.2 63.6 43.2 24.0 45.8 18.7 7.4 74.8
MLB 48.5 66.9 82.0 28.4 58.4 42.6 29.4 47.0 24.6 7.3 76.0
! 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
2016 53 80
2018 54 72
2019 41 64
2021 65 61 22
2022 30 34 12 14 59 14 19 20 46 20 58 81 82 69 40 41
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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 22.4 1 0.0 1 1 0 0 0.0
2018 -- 0 0.1 0 2 0 0 --
2019 23.5 2 1.6 0 1 1 1 50.0
2021 24.2 11 8.1 3 4 6 3 27.3
2022 23.5 5 7.4 -2 3 5 3 60.0

Expected Home Runs by Park

Year HR
2016 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2018 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
2019 2 2 2 2 1 2 1 2 1 2 3 2 1 1 1 2 1 2 1 1 2 2 1 2 2 2 2 1 1 2 2
2021 11 7 8 7 8 10 8 9 8 5 11 10 5 7 7 9 9 7 8 7 8 8 8 10 9 8 10 7 6 9 10
2022 5 8 9 7 7 8 7 8 8 4 8 7 6 7 7 8 8 7 7 7 10 7 7 7 8 8 9 6 5 7 9
! 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 84.9 1.7 88.3 87.4 -0.9
Launch Angle 12.8 1.1 18.3 17.3 -1
Barrel % 0 4.5 5.7 4.7 -1
Hard Hit % 22.7 4.6 34.6 34.3 -0.3
Sweet Spot % 30.9 3.9 36.8 35 -1.8
xBA .264 -0.044 .252 .236 -0.016
BA .233 -0.028 .291 .23 -0.061
xwOBA .289 -0.009 .311 .302 -0.009
wOBA .251 0.003 .355 .295 -0.06
xSLG .327 0.029 .381 .338 -0.043
SLG .271 0.036 .463 .342 -0.121
K% 16.1 6.8 21.2 19.7 -1.5
BB% 7 1.3 9.1 11.1 2
Swing % 42.6 8.9 44.9 45.1 0.2
Whiff% 14.3 7.6 21.2 19.5 -1.7
In Zone % 49.2 1.5 48.1 46.5 -1.6
Out of Zone % 50.8 -1.5 51.9 53.5 1.6
Out of Zone Swing % 24.1 9.2 25.1 25.8 0.7
First Pitch Swing % 18.9 6.1 20.1 28.3 8.2
First Pitch Strike % 58.7 8 56.8 61.8 5
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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 313 139 44.4 .293 .299

Pitch Tempo