René Rivera
C | B/T: R/R | 5' 10" 215LBS | Age: 39

Draft: 2001 | Rd: 2, #49, Seattle Mariners | Papa Juan XXIII HS (Bayamon, PR)
Poor Avg Great

Stats

PA AB R H HR RBI SB AVG OBP SLG OPS
2021 78 69 8 16 2 9 0 .232 .293 .362 .655
13 Seasons 1629 1492 120 330 43 176 1 .221 .273 .354 .627
AVG HR RBI SB OPS
2021 .232 2 9 0 .655
13 Seasons .221 43 176 1 .627

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%
2015 31 1175 219 14 6.4 4.4 85.9 109.4 16.7 29.2 .192 .332 .215 .247 .319 28.3 27.0 3.4
2016 32 754 134 6 4.5 2.9 86.0 106.6 10.5 32.8 .226 .353 .273 .282 .348 29.9 26.1 7.7
2017 33 875 150 16 10.7 6.8 87.3 108.8 15.2 38.0 .251 .456 .310 .320 .435 36.0 29.5 5.9
2018 34 356 51 6 11.8 6.6 90.2 110.0 18.3 45.1 .215 .423 .298 .294 .459 45.1 38.5 4.4
2019 35 87 13 0 0 0 87.6 104.9 19.2 30.8 .218 .288 .331 .288 .283 23.1 20.0 15.0
2020 36 19 1 0 0 0 103.9 103.9 12.1 100.0 .220 .279 .221 .213 .854 100.0 75.0 0.0
2021 37 286 43 4 9.3 5.1 88.5 106.5 13.0 30.2 .196 .334 .288 .263 .388 39.5 37.2 5.1
Player 3552 611 46 7.5 4.8 86.9 110.0 14.9 33.7 .217 .375 .268 .279 .371 32.7 29.4 5.4
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
2015 39.3 26.0 21.0 13.7 39.3 32.0 28.3 3.2 31.1 32.4 16.0 6.8 6.4 4.4
2016 48.5 16.4 26.1 9.0 29.1 41.8 29.1 3.7 35.1 23.9 27.6 3.7 4.5 2.9
2017 36.7 31.3 26.7 5.3 42.7 28.0 28.7 4.0 23.3 26.0 30.0 5.3 10.7 6.8
2018 29.4 31.4 33.3 5.9 35.3 31.4 33.3 0.0 25.5 31.4 21.6 7.8 11.8 6.6
2019 46.2 46.2 7.7 0.0 46.2 46.2 7.7 0.0 23.1 46.2 30.8 0.0 0.0 0.0
2020 0.0 0.0 100.0 0.0 100.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 100.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2021 53.5 23.3 18.6 4.7 48.8 27.9 23.3 7.0 32.6 16.3 27.9 7.0 9.3 5.1
Player 40.9 25.9 24.2 9.0 38.5 33.1 28.2 3.4 29.5 28.0 23.7 5.7 7.5 4.8
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 %
2021 4-Seamer -1.2 -1 90 31.5 21 .316 .526 .378 32.0 33.3 29.2 .262 .499 .339 53.8
2021 Slider 4.4 3 70 24.5 24 .318 .500 .367 37.1 33.3 30.8 .229 .386 .280 40.0
2021 Sinker -2.5 -1 49 17.1 11 .250 .250 .320 33.3 18.2 25.0 .223 .257 .307 28.6
2021 Changeup -1.7 -1 33 11.5 9 .125 .250 .217 60.0 55.6 41.7 .114 .258 .218 33.3
2021 Curveball -6.6 -2 31 10.8 7 .000 .000 .000 55.6 85.7 54.5 .030 .034 .027 0.0
2021 Cutter -8.2 -1 11 3.8 6 .000 .000 .117 33.3 16.7 100.0 .119 .136 .212 25.0
2021 Splitter 4.7 0 2 0.7 -- -- -- -- -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
2020 4-Seamer 1.5 0 8 42.1 1 1.000 1.000 .900 0.0 0.0 0.0 .880 1.116 .854 100.0
2020 Cutter -7.3 0 6 31.6 2 .000 .000 .000 60.0 100.0 100.0 -- -- .000 --
2020 Slider -6.8 0 4 21.1 1 .000 .000 .000 -- 100.0 100.0 -- -- .000 --
2020 Curveball 0.0 0 1 5.3 -- -- -- 0.0 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
2019 Slider 3.8 1 31 35.6 5 .400 1.000 .580 31.3 20.0 7.1 .297 .398 .296 25.0
2019 4-Seamer 0.2 0 19 21.8 7 .333 .333 .357 11.1 14.3 33.3 .258 .313 .309 40.0
2019 Curveball -2.0 0 13 14.9 2 .000 .000 .000 25.0 50.0 25.0 .153 .180 .141 0.0
2019 Sinker -0.3 0 13 14.9 3 .000 .000 .467 0.0 0.0 0.0 .099 .107 .496 0.0
2019 Changeup -8.8 -1 6 6.9 1 .000 .000 .000 25.0 100.0 50.0 -- -- .000 --
2019 Cutter -6.5 0 5 5.7 2 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 -- .136 .279 .184 0.0
2018 4-Seamer 2.4 3 121 34.0 36 .343 .743 .474 35.4 38.9 30.4 .308 .738 .443 61.9
2018 Slider -1.8 -1 77 21.6 17 .176 .235 .179 57.5 58.8 31.3 .132 .187 .138 14.3
2018 Sinker -2.2 -1 56 15.7 19 .235 .235 .263 14.8 21.1 30.8 .232 .311 .287 38.5
2018 Curveball -0.9 0 39 11.0 8 .143 .286 .244 44.4 50.0 19.0 .053 .134 .157 33.3
2018 Cutter -1.8 -1 34 9.6 6 .000 .000 .150 20.0 50.0 18.8 .054 .057 .053 66.7
2018 Changeup -2.0 -1 28 7.9 5 .000 .000 .140 21.4 0.0 0.0 .229 .279 .316 25.0
2018 Splitter 0.0 0 1 0.3 -- -- -- 0.0 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
2017 4-Seamer 1.6 4 270 30.9 66 .316 .474 .385 34.0 30.3 26.0 .229 .458 .334 42.1
2017 Sinker -2.5 -5 194 22.2 57 .222 .315 .258 25.5 14.0 15.7 .316 .485 .360 45.7
2017 Slider 0.4 1 189 21.6 57 .264 .585 .367 41.4 36.8 31.3 .276 .554 .363 33.3
2017 Curveball 0.2 0 99 11.3 21 .190 .333 .224 38.6 52.4 23.4 .191 .324 .217 20.0
2017 Changeup -3.2 -2 51 5.8 13 .154 .385 .223 27.3 15.4 12.5 .202 .473 .278 18.2
2017 Cutter -0.6 0 50 5.7 14 .286 .357 .282 32.4 28.6 19.0 .202 .294 .210 20.0
2017 Splitter 3.2 1 19 2.2 5 .200 .400 .250 30.0 60.0 30.0 .105 .155 .111 0.0
! Note: Years are in reverse order.
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Swing/Take

Runs
Year Team PA Pitches Heart Shadow Chase Waste All
2011 113 452 -8 -4 0 2 -11
2013 70 242 0 -3 0 -1 -4
2014 326 1,265 9 -5 1 5 9
2015 319 1,174 -10 -18 2 4 -22
2016 207 757 -3 -11 2 3 -9
2017 233 872 -2 -5 2 5 -1
2018 91 356 3 -4 0 1 -1
2021 78 286 -6 3 -1 1 -3
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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 %
2015 1,175 48.9 75.1 75.9 38.3 51.7 42.9 45.1 56.3 31.7 7.3 81.4
2016 754 49.9 68.6 82.2 35.4 51.5 42.6 40.1 52.0 28.3 7.7 84.5
2017 875 51.0 72.4 74.5 37.5 50.0 40.9 37.3 55.3 33.5 7.9 78.3
2018 356 49.4 72.2 70.9 37.2 50.7 45.8 42.9 54.5 35.6 7.0 84.0
2019 87 48.3 66.7 78.6 20.0 77.8 46.0 30.0 42.5 21.6 8.0 85.7
2020 19 52.6 50.0 80.0 44.4 50.0 42.1 25.0 47.4 33.3 5.3 100.0
2021 286 54.9 65.6 72.8 31.8 31.7 38.5 28.2 50.3 38.9 7.3 71.4
Player 3,552 50.2 71.6 76.2 36.5 50.2 42.3 40.1 54.1 32.2 7.5 80.9
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
2015 70 16
2016 50 15
2017 66 16
2018 73 12
2021 43 29
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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 22.8 6 5.4 1 2 3 3 50.0
2017 23.2 10 10.7 -1 2 3 8 80.0
2018 22.9 4 2.5 2 2 1 2 50.0
2019 23.2 1 0.2 1 1 0 0 0.0
2021 22.5 2 3.2 -1 0 3 1 50.0

Expected Home Runs by Park

Year HR
2016 6 5 7 5 5 5 4 6 6 6 5 5 4 4 6 6 7 5 5 6 7 4 5 6 5 7 5 5 4 4 7
2017 10 11 10 11 11 12 11 11 11 9 10 11 9 9 10 11 10 12 9 11 11 11 11 12 11 11 12 11 9 11 11
2018 4 5 2 2 2 2 2 3 2 2 3 3 2 2 2 2 2 3 2 2 4 3 2 3 3 3 3 2 2 2 4
2019 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0
2021 2 3 4 3 3 3 3 4 4 4 2 3 2 2 2 4 4 3 3 3 4 3 3 4 3 4 3 3 4 2 4
! 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 85.9 86 0.1 87.3 1.3 90.2 2.9 87.6 -2.6 103.9 16.3 88.5 -15.4
Launch Angle 16.7 10.5 -6.2 15.2 4.7 18.3 3.1 19.2 0.9 12.1 -7.1 13 0.9
Barrel % 6.4 4.5 -1.9 10.7 6.2 11.8 1.1 0 -11.8 0 0 9.3 9.3
Hard Hit % 28.3 29.9 1.6 36 6.1 45.1 9.1 23.1 -22 100 76.9 39.5 -60.5
Sweet Spot % 29.2 32.8 3.6 38 5.2 45.1 7.1 30.8 -14.3 100 69.2 30.2 -69.8
xBA .192 .226 0.034 .251 0.025 .215 -0.036 .218 0.003 .22 0.002 .196 -0.024
BA .178 .222 0.044 .252 0.03 .233 -0.019 .235 0.002 .25 0.015 .232 -0.018
xwOBA .247 .282 0.035 .32 0.038 .294 -0.026 .288 -0.006 .213 -0.075 .263 0.05
wOBA .215 .273 0.058 .31 0.037 .298 -0.012 .331 0.033 .221 -0.11 .288 0.067
xSLG .332 .353 0.021 .456 0.103 .423 -0.033 .288 -0.135 .279 -0.009 .334 0.055
SLG .275 .341 0.066 .431 0.09 .419 -0.012 .412 -0.007 .25 -0.162 .362 0.112
K% 27 26.1 -0.9 29.5 3.4 38.5 9 20 -18.5 75 55 37.2 -37.8
BB% 3.4 7.7 4.3 5.9 -1.8 4.4 -1.5 15 10.6