Reese McGuire
C | Bats/Throws: L/R | 6' 0" 233LBS | Age: 29
Draft: 2013 | Rd: 1, #14, Pittsburgh Pirates | Kentwood Senior (WA) HS
PA AB R H HR SB AVG OBP SLG OPS
2022 274 249 25 67 3 1 .269 .307 .369 .676
2023 206 187 15 50 1 2 .267 .310 .358 .668
2024 126 108 10 24 3 3 .222 .304 .324 .628
7 Seasons 1,006 911 93 232 16 7 .255 .303 .370 .673
AVG HR SB OPS
2022 .269 3 1 .676
2023 .267 1 2 .668
2024 .222 3 3 .628
7 Seasons .255 16 7 .673
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%
2018 23 123 22 2 9.1 6.1 83.3 102.9 12.5 45.5 .259 .411 .385 .312 .405 22.7 27.3 6.1
2019 24 368 79 3 3.8 2.9 86.7 104.5 13.1 40.5 .247 .379 .364 .293 .325 24.1 17.1 6.7
2020 25 157 34 1 2.9 2.2 82.1 103.0 1.5 8.8 .118 .166 .091 .126 .174 14.7 24.4 0.0
2021 26 797 156 4 2.6 1.8 87.5 107.5 13.4 39.7 .237 .328 .289 .281 .315 32.7 20.3 6.9
2022 27 967 202 5 2.5 1.8 87.0 109.6 14.1 33.2 .233 .326 .297 .267 .311 29.7 20.4 4.4
2023 28 765 137 4 2.9 1.9 84.0 107.3 2.8 33.6 .207 .281 .293 .242 .296 27.0 25.7 5.3
2024 29 490 80 7 8.8 5.6 83.7 105.8 11.9 32.5 .223 .368 .283 .296 .345 28.7 25.4 9.5
Player 3667 710 26 3.7 2.6 85.8 109.6 10.8 34.6 .225 .324 .294 .267 .312 28.2 22.2 5.9
MLB 6.9 4.8 88.5 122.4 12.2 33.1 .245 .406 .316 .315 .369 36.4 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
2018 36.4 27.3 31.8 4.5 27.3 50.0 22.7 4.5 27.3 22.7 31.8 4.5 9.1 6.1
2019 40.5 17.7 31.6 10.1 41.8 31.6 26.6 1.3 35.4 25.3 29.1 5.1 3.8 2.9
2020 70.6 8.8 8.8 11.8 32.4 32.4 35.3 14.7 55.9 14.7 5.9 0.0 2.9 2.2
2021 42.3 23.7 28.2 5.8 35.3 41.0 23.7 7.1 28.8 28.2 28.8 3.8 2.6 1.8
2022 42.1 20.3 28.2 9.4 36.1 35.6 28.2 7.4 29.7 28.2 26.2 5.9 2.5 1.8
2023 56.2 13.9 26.3 3.6 35.0 37.2 27.7 10.9 40.1 18.2 24.1 3.6 2.9 1.9
2024 41.3 27.5 22.5 8.8 45.0 26.3 28.7 8.8 28.7 27.5 20.0 6.3 8.8 5.6
Player 45.8 20.0 26.8 7.5 36.9 35.9 27.2 7.7 33.2 25.1 25.2 4.6 3.7 2.6
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 4.8
! 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 0.5 1 139 28.4 36 .138 .241 .228 21.2 36.1 26.0 .171 .332 .270 22.2
2024 Slider -2.9 -3 95 19.4 25 .167 .167 .144 32.7 32.0 33.3 .237 .395 .260 41.2
2024 Curveball 0.4 0 75 15.3 14 .286 .357 .282 32.3 21.4 18.8 .222 .267 .211 27.3
2024 Sinker 6.7 3 50 10.2 14 .444 .778 .586 11.8 0.0 0.0 .343 .635 .515 33.3
2024 Cutter -0.1 0 38 7.8 11 .222 .556 .360 22.2 18.2 40.0 .179 .460 .309 12.5
2024 Changeup -4.0 -2 38 7.8 9 .333 .333 .300 35.3 22.2 22.2 .215 .247 .199 28.6
2024 Sweeper -1.8 -1 33 6.7 10 .286 .429 .425 18.2 10.0 8.3 .226 .307 .370 16.7
2024 Split-Finger -4.2 -1 22 4.5 7 .143 .143 .129 27.3 42.9 30.0 .308 .379 .299 50.0
2023 4-Seam Fastball 0.1 0 245 32.0 50 .326 .512 .401 22.5 34.0 26.6 .235 .396 .321 44.4
2023 Curveball -7.3 -8 106 13.9 37 .056 .056 .068 31.3 35.1 28.3 .121 .160 .136 17.4
2023 Sinker 3.2 3 95 12.4 25 .409 .500 .472 10.9 16.0 15.4 .221 .262 .270 22.2
2023 Slider -2.1 -2 92 12.0 22 .053 .105 .093 29.4 31.8 20.0 .154 .198 .205 35.7
2023 Changeup 2.1 2 87 11.4 34 .333 .455 .353 13.7 11.8 13.3 .257 .317 .262 20.7
2023 Cutter -0.1 0 72 9.4 19 .471 .588 .489 12.5 5.3 6.7 .221 .290 .268 31.3
2023 Sweeper 2.2 1 45 5.9 12 .100 .100 .267 40.0 33.3 28.6 .220 .246 .289 0.0
2023 Split-Finger 5.5 1 19 2.5 6 .500 .500 .450 42.9 50.0 27.3 .241 .265 .219 33.3
2023 Slurve 2.4 0 4 0.5 1 1.000 1.000 .900 0.0 0.0 -- .631 .751 .598 0.0
2022 4-Seam Fastball 0.0 0 389 40.2 108 .301 .452 .363 14.9 17.6 17.9 .265 .399 .325 29.1
2022 Changeup 0.8 1 120 12.4 36 .314 .400 .324 18.0 13.9 14.7 .259 .316 .264 23.3
2022 Slider -0.5 -1 114 11.8 39 .250 .333 .266 25.8 20.5 17.8 .242 .296 .246 33.3
2022 Curveball -3.0 -3 111 11.5 24 .091 .091 .104 34.0 29.2 23.3 .160 .307 .221 50.0
2022 Sinker -1.5 -1 86 8.9 26 .348 .348 .344 22.6 34.6 40.9 .174 .197 .206 13.3
2022 Cutter -2.1 -1 68 7.0 22 .136 .227 .195 16.3 9.1 10.5 .243 .318 .243 35.0
2022 Sweeper 2.5 1 42 4.3 9 .250 .625 .400 35.3 44.4 28.6 .150 .247 .231 25.0
2022 Split-Finger 0.6 0 32 3.3 10 .400 .400 .360 30.0 20.0 14.3 .162 .197 .156 25.0
2022 Slurve -2.4 0 5 0.5 -- -- -- 50.0 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
2021 4-Seam Fastball -2.0 -6 305 38.3 89 .275 .350 .310 20.9 22.5 25.6 .238 .320 .284 41.0
2021 Slider -3.5 -4 108 13.6 22 .200 .300 .259 21.3 31.8 16.3 .211 .297 .261 23.1
2021 Changeup -2.3 -2 104 13.0 30 .241 .276 .245 22.2 10.0 12.0 .233 .293 .246 23.1
2021 Curveball 3.1 3 101 12.7 20 .353 .529 .450 25.0 20.0 13.8 .277 .346 .337 23.1
2021 Sinker -2.2 -2 89 11.2 32 .267 .400 .300 20.4 15.6 27.8 .294 .413 .320 34.6
2021 Cutter 0.8 1 65 8.2 12 .250 .417 .283 21.4 25.0 37.5 .163 .370 .220 22.2
2021 Split-Finger -2.5 0 14 1.8 7 .000 .000 .229 11.1 14.3 20.0 .121 .201 .218 40.0
2021 Sweeper -0.7 0 9 1.1 4 .000 .000 .175 33.3 25.0 25.0 .246 .347 .371 50.0
2020 4-Seam Fastball -2.3 -1 54 34.4 13 .091 .091 .082 25.0 30.8 44.4 .119 .156 .121 11.1
2020 Slider -8.7 -2 25 15.9 10 .100 .400 .222 15.8 10.0 14.3 .156 .306 .196 11.1
2020 Sinker -7.0 -2 24 15.3 7 .000 .000 .000 25.0 42.9 37.5 .048 .059 .049 0.0
2020 Curveball -5.4 -1 21 13.4 6 .000 .000 .000 50.0 50.0 37.5 .068 .071 .066 33.3
2020 Cutter -4.0 -1 16 10.2 4 .333 .333 .300 0.0 0.0 0.0 .187 .189 .174 0.0
2020 Changeup -6.7 -1 11 7.0 2 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 .154 .171 .143 0.0
2020 Split-Finger -1.9 0 6 3.8 3 .000 .000 .300 25.0 0.0 0.0 .149 .158 .148 66.7
2019 4-Seam Fastball -2.6 -4 152 41.3 40 .189 .351 .264 14.6 17.5 17.1 .182 .286 .234 20.0
2019 Slider 7.4 4 55 14.9 21 .350 .800 .488 34.5 33.3 33.3 .147 .252 .193 30.8
2019 Curveball 0.7 0 51 13.9 12 .364 .455 .388 28.0 16.7 13.3 .341 .414 .356 22.2
2019 Sinker -2.7 -1 49 13.3 15 .267 .467 .313 23.1 6.7 20.0 .310 .575 .371 28.6
2019 Changeup 1.4 0 24 6.5 7 .400 .400 .457 0.0 0.0 0.0 .461 .522 .503 0.0
2019 Split-Finger 6.4 1 21 5.7 6 .667 1.167 .783 38.5 0.0 0.0 .440 .727 .487 50.0
2019 Cutter 0.2 0 14 3.8 3 .500 .500 .533 16.7 0.0 0.0 .486 .517 .526 0.0
2019 Slurve 0.0 0 1 0.3 -- -- -- 0.0 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
2019 Sweeper -12.5 0 1 0.3 1 .000 .000 .000 100.0 100.0 100.0 -- -- .000 --
2018 4-Seam Fastball -0.2 0 56 45.5 14 .250 .417 .343 19.2 21.4 15.8 .289 .497 .389 22.2
2018 Slider 5.6 1 22 17.9 6 .333 1.333 .667 41.7 50.0 37.5 .159 .437 .242 66.7
2018 Sinker -5.1 -1 20 16.3 4 .000 .000 .000 44.4 25.0 25.0 .114 .145 .112 0.0
2018 Curveball 11.4 1 11 8.9 6 .500 .667 .508 28.6 33.3 33.3 .407 .470 .390 25.0
2018 Changeup -2.3 0 8 6.5 3 .333 .333 .300 25.0 0.0 0.0 .233 .252 .210 0.0
2018 Cutter 1.1 0 4 3.3 -- -- -- 100.0 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
2018 Split-Finger 1.3 0 2 1.6 -- -- -- -- -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
! Note: Years are in reverse order.
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Swing/Take

Runs
Year Team PA Pitches Heart Shadow Chase Waste All
2018 33 123 0 -1 2 0 1
2019 105 368 1 -5 3 2 1
2020 45 157 -2 -6 0 0 -8
2021 217 797 -9 -8 2 3 -11
2022 274 967 -6 -1 0 3 -4
2023 206 765 -1 -5 2 2 -2
2024 126 490 -2 -3 2 2 -1
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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 %
2018 123 47.2 70.7 78.0 27.7 50.0 38.2 36.4 48.0 30.5 13.8 76.5
2019 368 50.5 68.8 88.3 36.3 57.6 41.0 41.0 52.7 21.6 7.1 76.9
2020 157 54.1 70.6 91.7 36.1 42.3 51.0 28.9 54.8 20.9 7.0 81.8
2021 797 50.1 70.9 85.5 29.6 60.2 41.8 37.8 50.3 21.4 7.0 78.6
2022 967 48.4 66.2 87.7 38.1 61.6 44.4 37.2 51.7 20.8 7.9 69.7
2023 765 50.1 64.5 81.4 41.9 68.1 44.1 36.9 53.2 22.9 7.6 63.8
2024 490 47.3 61.6 86.7 29.8 50.6 42.2 30.2 44.9 25.9 6.7 72.7
Player 3,667 49.4 66.9 85.7 35.3 60.2 43.2 36.4 50.9 22.4 7.6 72.2
MLB 48.6 67.0 82.0 28.4 57.9 42.6 29.8 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
2018 33 47
2019 35 37
2020 14 12
2021 49 37
2022 57 21
2023 30 16
2024 21 11
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Expected Home Runs

Year Team Avg HR Trot Actual HR xHR HR-xHR Doubters Mostly Gone No Doubters No Doubter %
2018 20.2 2 2.6 -1 0 2 1 50.0
2019 20.9 5 4.0 1 2 4 1 20.0
2020 23.2 1 0.8 0 0 1 0 0.0
2021 24.0 1 1.4 0 2 1 1 100.0
2022 23.4 3 2.4 1 4 1 1 33.3
2023 22.8 1 1.9 -1 2 2 0 0.0
2024 23.4 3 4.7 -2 1 5 0 0.0
Player 22.2 16 17.8 -2 11 16 4 25.0

Expected Home Runs by Park

Year HR
2018 2 3 1 3 2 2 3 3 2 2 2 2 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 2 3 2 3 3 3 3 2 3 3 3 2
2019 5 5 3 5 5 4 5 3 5 2 2 5 6 4 4 4 3 4 4 5 3 4 5 5 3 2 4 4 5 4 2
2020 1 1 0 1 1 1 1 1 1 0 1 1 1 0 1 1 1 1 0 1 0 1 1 1 1 0 1 1 1 1 0
2021 1 2 1 1 1 1 1 2 1 1 1 2 2 1 2 1 1 2 1 1 2 2 2 1 2 1 1 2 2 1 2
2022 3 2 2 6 2 2 2 2 1 2 2 3 3 2 2 3 2 2 2 2 2 2 6 2 2 2 4 4 2 2 1
2023 1 2 0 2 2 2 2 2 1 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 1 3 2 2 2 1 2 2 2 2
2024 3 5 1 6 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 4 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 4 6 5 3 5 5 5 5 5 2
Player 16 20 8 24 18 17 19 18 16 14 15 20 22 16 19 19 17 19 17 18 17 16 26 19 16 15 18 21 20 18 11
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Year to Year Changes

Metric 2018 2019 +/-   2020 +/-   2021 +/-   2022 +/-   2023 +/-   2024 +/-  
Exit Velocity 83.3 86.7 3.4 82.1 -4.6 87.5 5.4 87.0 -0.5 84.0 -3.0 83.7 -0.3
Launch Angle 12.5 13.1 0.6 1.5 -11.6 13.4 11.9 14.1 0.7 2.8 -11.3 11.9 9.1
Barrel % 9.1 3.8 -5.3 2.9 -0.9 2.6 -0.3 2.5 -0.1 2.9 0.4 8.8 5.9
Hard Hit % 22.7 24.1 1.4 14.7 -9.4 32.7 18.0 29.7 -3.0 27.0 -2.7 28.7 1.7
LA Sweet-Spot % 45.5 40.5 -5.0 8.8 -31.7 39.7 30.9 33.2 -6.5 33.6 0.4 32.5 -1.1
xBA .259 .247 -0.012 .118 -0.129 .237 0.119 .233 -0.004 .207 -0.026 .223 0.016
BA .290 .299 0.009 .073 -0.226 .253 0.180 .269 0.016 .267 -0.002 .222 -0.045
xwOBA .312 .293 -0.019 .126 -0.167 .281 0.155 .267 -0.014 .242 -0.025 .296 0.054
wOBA .385 .364 -0.021 .091 -0.273 .289 0.198 .297 0.008 .293 -0.004 .283 -0.010
xSLG .411 .379 -0.032 .166 -0.213 .328 0.162 .326 -0.002 .281 -0.045 .368 0.087
SLG .581 .526 -0.055 .146 -0.380 .343 0.197 .369 0.026 .358 -0.011 .324 -0.034
K% 27.3 17.1 -10.2 24.4 7.3 20.3 -4.1 20.4 0.1 25.7 5.3 25.4 -0.3
BB% 6.1 6.7 0.6 0.0 -6.7 6.9 6.9 4.4 -2.5 5.3 0.9 9.5 4.2
Swing % 48.0 52.7 4.7 54.8 2.1 50.3 -4.5 51.7 1.4 53.2 1.5 44.9 -8.3
Whiff% 30.5 21.6 -8.9 20.9 -0.7 21.4 0.5 20.8 -0.6 22.9 2.1 25.9 3.0
In Zone % 47.2 50.5 3.3 54.1 3.6 50.1 -4.0 48.4 -1.7 50.1 1.7 47.3 -2.8
Out of Zone % 52.8 49.5 -3.3 45.9 -3.6 49.9 4.0 51.6 1.7 49.9 -1.7 52.7 2.8
Out of Zone Swing % 27.7 36.3 8.6 36.1 -0.2 29.6 -6.5 38.1 8.5 41.9 3.8 29.8 -12.1
First Pitch Swing % 36.4 41.0 4.6 28.9 -12.1 37.8 8.9 37.2 -0.6 36.9 -0.3 30.2 -6.7
First Pitch Strike % 60.6 68.6 8.0 62.2 -6.4 61.3 -0.9 67.2 5.9 67.0 -0.2 60.3 -6.7
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Statcast Fielder Positioning

wOBA
SeasonAlignment TypeBat SidePAShifts/Shades%No Shift/ShadeShift/Shade
2018 Shifts L 33 9 27.3 .356 .462
2019 Shifts L 105 55 52.4 .391 .339
2020 Shifts L 45 17 37.8 .000 .250
2021 Shifts L 209 118 56.5 .280 .294
2022 Shifts L 274 188 68.6 .352 .273
2023 Shades L 206 67 32.5 .286 .308
2024 Shades L 126 57 45.2 .362 .189
! 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 %
2018 45 16.2 33.3% 4.4% 11 21.4 0.0% 9.1%
2019 95 16.4 34.7% 1.1% 58 21.5 0.0% 8.6%
2020 31 18.2 19.4% 3.2% 31 22.2 0.0% 0.0%
2021 206 17.9 19.4% 1.5% 132 22.9 0.8% 7.6%
2022 262 17.3 25.2% 2.7% 135 22.2 1.5% 8.1%
2023 181 16.0 42.5% 0.6% 106 18.9 8.5% 0.0%
2024 137 15.9 39.4% 0.0% 52 18.4 7.7% 0.0%
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Statcast Rankings