Riley O'Brien
P | B/T: R/R | 6' 4" 180LBS | Age: 27

Draft: 2017 | Rd: 8, #229, Tampa Bay Rays | College of Idaho
Poor Avg Great

Stats

W L ERA G GS SV IP SO WHIP
2022 0 0 0.00 1 0 0 1.0 1 2.00
2 Seasons 0 1 7.71 2 1 0 2.1 3 3.00
G W-L ERA IP SO WHIP
2022 1 0-0 0.00 1.0 1 2.00
2 Seasons 2 0-1 7.71 2.1 3 3.00

Statcast 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% ERA xERA
2021 26 42 4 2 50 22.2 88.8 111.5 -9.5 50.0 .352 1.086 .676 .624 .885 50.0 22.2 33.3 13.50 28.84
2022 27 23 3 0 0 0 98.5 105.1 -23.0 0.0 .156 .169 .315 .258 .200 66.7 20.0 20.0 0.00 2.39
Player 65 7 2 28.6 14.3 93.0 111.5 -15.3 28.6 .274 .719 .548 .493 .591 57.1 21.4 28.6
MLB 6.7 4.6 88.4 122.2 12.1 32.9 .246 .410 .317 .317 .370 35.7 22.0 8.4
! Note: All figures in this table cover the period 2015-present.

Statcast Pitch Arsenal

O'Brien relies on 2 pitches.
Curveball
(52.2%) ,
4-Seam Fastball
(47.8%) ,


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Pitch Tracking



Batted Ball Profile

Season GB % FB % LD % PU % Pull % Straight % Oppo % Weak % Topped % Under % Flare/Burner % Solid % Barrel % Barrel/PA
2021 50.0 25.0 25.0 0.0 25.0 75.0 0.0 0.0 50.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 50.0 22.2
2022 100.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 100.0 0.0 0.0 100.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Player 71.4 14.3 14.3 0.0 14.3 85.7 0.0 0.0 71.4 0.0 0.0 0.0 28.6 14.3
MLB 45.0 22.9 25.1 7.1 36.7 37.8 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.

Pitch Movement


How this works: Every pitch is affected by the forces of gravity, which means that every pitch drops on its way from the mound to the plate. These numbers are reported with gravity, which makes them larger and different than other pitch movement numbers you may have seen. Since gravity requires time, and slower pitches aren’t ‘better’ just because they have more time to move, the movement of a pitch is compared to ‘average’ movement by comparing it to other MLB pitch types within +/- 2 MPH and from within +/- 0.5 feet of extension and release.
Vertical Movement (inches) Horizontal Movement (inches)
Year Pitch Team Hand # MPH Inches of Drop vs Avg % vs Avg Inches of Break vs Avg % Break vs Avg
2022 4-Seamer SEA R 11 92.4 14.7 0.1 1 5.6 -0.5 -8
2022 Curveball SEA R 12 78.1 54.1 -1.5 -3 17.0 7.6 81
2021 4-Seamer CIN R 23 91.9 16.1 -1.2 -8 5.9 -0.2 -3
2021 Changeup CIN R 9 88.1 28.3 1.4 5 12.6 -0.6 -4
2021 Curveball CIN R 10 79.1 51.9 -2.2 -4 14.2 5.5 64
! Note: Years are in reverse order.
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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 Curveball 0.8 0 12 52.2 2 .000 .000 .350 25.0 50.0 20.0 -- -- .350 --
2022 4-Seamer -4.7 -1 11 47.8 3 .333 .333 .300 14.3 0.0 0.0 .209 .226 .200 66.7
2021 4-Seamer 10.2 2 23 54.8 5 .667 2.667 1.080 14.3 0.0 0.0 .680 2.145 .972 66.7
2021 Curveball -4.6 0 10 23.8 2 .000 .000 .000 57.1 50.0 33.3 .036 .041 .040 0.0
2021 Changeup 0.3 0 9 21.4 2 .000 .000 .350 50.0 50.0 25.0 -- -- .350 --
! Note: Years are in reverse order.
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Spin Direction

Year Pitch Type Pitches MPH Active Spin % Total Movement (In.) Spin-Based Observed Deviation
2021 Curveball 10 79.1 69 18.1 7:15 7:45 -30
2021 4-Seam Fastball 23 91.9 90 16.7 1:00 12:45 15
2022 Curveball 12 78.1 72 21.2 7:15 8:00 -45
2022 4-Seam Fastball 11 92.4 88 17.6 1:00 12:45 15
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Plate Discipline

Season Pitches Zone % Zone Swing % Zone Contact % Chase % Chase Contact % Edge % 1st Pitch Strike % Swing % Whiff % Meatball % Meatball Swing %
2021 42 33.3 71.4 90.0 28.6 25.0 33.3 66.7 42.9 38.9 4.8 50.0
2022 23 56.5 76.9 80.0 10.0 100.0 39.1 60.0 47.8 18.2 8.7 100.0
Player 65 41.5 74.1 85.0 23.7 33.3 35.4 64.3 44.6 31.0 6.2 75.0
MLB 48.5 66.9 82.0 28.3 58.4 42.6 60.7 47.0 24.6 7.2 76.0
! Note: All figures in this table cover the period 2015-present.

Expected Home Runs

Year Team Avg HR Trot Actual HR xHR HR-xHR Doubters Mostly Gone No Doubters No Doubter %
2021 22.5 2 1.8 0 0 1 1 50.0

Expected Home Runs by Park

Year HR
2021 2 2 1 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 1 1 2 1 1 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 1 2 2 2 2 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 2015 2016 +/-   2017 +/-   2018 +/-   2019 +/-   2020 +/-   2021 +/-   2022 +/-  
Fastball Velocity 91.9 92.4 0.5
Offspeed Velocity 88.1 0 0
Breaking Velocity 79.1 78.1 -1
Exit Velocity 88.8 98.5 9.7
Launch Angle -9.5 -23 -13.5
Barrel % 50 0 -50
Hard Hit % 50 66.7 16.7
Sweet Spot % 50 0 -50
xBA .352 .156 -0.196
BA .333 .25 -0.083
xwOBA .624 .258 -0.366
wOBA .676 .315 -0.361
xSLG 1.086 .169 -0.917
SLG 1.333 .25 -1.083
K% 22.2 20 -2.2
BB% 33.3 20 -13.3
Swing % 42.9 47.8 4.9
Whiff% 38.9 18.2 -20.7
In Zone % 33.3 56.5 23.2
Out of Zone % 66.7 43.5 -23.2
Out of Zone Swing % 28.6 10 -18.6
First Pitch Swing % 22.2 60 37.8
First Pitch Strike % 66.7 60 -6.7
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Statcast Shift Statistics

vs RHHvs LHH
YearPAwOBAPAShifts%PAShifts%
2021 9 .676 4 0 0.0 5 3 60.0
2022 5 .315 2 1 50.0 3 3 100.0

Pitch Tempo

Bases EmptyRunners On Base
SeasonTeamPitchesTempoFast %Slow %PitchesTempoFast %Slow %
2021 14 16.5 28.6% 0.0% 7 21.4 0.0% 0.0%
2022 9 16.1 22.2% 0.0% 2 16.9 0.0% 0.0%
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