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Russell Martin
C | B/T: R/R | 5' 10" 215LBS | Age: 38

Draft: 2002 | Rd: 17, #511, Los Angeles Dodgers | Chipola Junior College
Poor Avg Great

Stats

PA AB R H HR RBI SB AVG OBP SLG OPS
2019 249 209 29 46 6 20 1 .220 .337 .330 .668
14 Seasons 6648 5701 803 1416 191 771 101 .248 .349 .397 .746
AVG HR RBI SB OPS
2019 .220 6 20 1 .668
14 Seasons .248 191 771 101 .746

Statcast Batting Statistics

Season Age Pitches Batted Balls Barrels Barrel % Exit Velocity Max EV Launch Angle Sweet Spot % XBA XSLG WOBA XWOBA XWOBACON HardHit% K% BB%
2015 32 2112 340 28 8.2 89.2 111.5 9.7 26.8 .231 .407 .340 .328 .366 40.6 20.9 10.5
2016 33 2284 313 29 9.3 89.2 110.7 10 29.4 .221 .405 .322 .322 .387 41 27.7 12
2017 34 1492 225 16 7.1 88.3 108.9 6.9 32.9 .237 .406 .324 .337 .371 37.9 22.7 13.7
2018 35 1474 207 13 6.3 90.6 108.7 10.1 22.7 .198 .323 .305 .308 .313 43 23.3 15.9
2019 36 1066 151 8 5.3 88.2 107.5 11.2 25.8 .213 .339 .295 .299 .326 34 24.1 12
8428 1236 94 7.6 89.2 111.5 9.5 27.8 .222 .384 .321 .321 .358 39.8 23.9 12.6
6.6 88.3 122.2 12 32.9 .242 .402 .317 .312 .363 35.6 22 8.4




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%
2019 Fastballs 573 54.7 152 126 37 27 5 0 5 26 101 .294 .282 .452 .443 .373 .372 89.8 9 18.3 14.9
2019 Breaking 379 36.2 72 64 7 6 0 0 1 30 35 .109 .112 .156 .201 .167 .184 84.5 21 40.7 22.6
2019 Offspeed 96 9.2 17 14 1 1 0 0 0 3 11 .071 .132 .071 .158 .175 .231 85.7 3 30.6 9.1
2018 Fastballs 864 58.7 234 184 46 29 8 0 9 37 147 .250 .248 .440 .427 .378 .375 91.9 9 16.2 17.9
2018 Breaking 465 31.6 88 80 6 5 0 0 1 35 45 .075 .100 .113 .132 .136 .156 86.3 13 44.0 22.6
2018 Offspeed 143 9.7 30 25 4 4 0 0 0 10 15 .160 .150 .160 .163 .233 .231 91.0 9 32.1 19.2
! 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 %
2015 51.8 20.3 20.3 7.6 32.9 39.4 27.6 2.6 39.1 21.5 20.9 5.3 8.2
2016 47.9 23 22.4 6.7 33.5 39 27.5 2.9 35.8 20.8 22.7 6.4 9.3
2017 48 18.7 27.6 5.8 34.2 41.8 23.1 4 39.6 18.2 23.1 7.6 7.1
2018 52.2 19.8 16.9 11.1 37.7 42 20.3 1.9 41.1 23.7 19.8 7.2 6.3
2019 51.7 17.2 21.9 9.3 42.4 37.7 19.9 2.6 36.4 21.9 29.1 2 5.3
50.2 20.2 21.8 7.8 35.3 40 24.6 2.8 38.3 21.1 22.6 5.9 7.6
45.1 22.5 25.4 7.1 36.6 37.8 25.5 3.7 33.2 24.4 24.4 5.7 6.6

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 %
2019 Splitter 1.9 0 16 1.5 3 0 0 .467 50 0 0 .053 .128 .491 0
2019 Changeup -3 -2 80 7.5 14 .077 .077 .114 28.1 21.4 11.1 .138 .16 .175 30
2019 Cutter 4.8 4 92 8.6 22 .368 .579 .457 27.9 27.3 27.3 .24 .355 .304 28.6
2019 Curveball -3 -4 144 13.5 23 .045 .045 .07 39.5 56.5 29.5 .091 .141 .125 11.1
2019 Sinker -1.2 -1 114 10.7 35 .138 .276 .264 13 17.1 16.2 .227 .352 .323 34.8
2019 Slider -1.5 -4 235 22 49 .143 .214 .218 41.1 34.7 19.1 .123 .232 .214 23.1
2019 4-Seamer 2.2 8 367 34.4 95 .333 .487 .453 17.1 14.7 12.1 .312 .498 .413 43.8
2018 Knuckleball -5.5 0 3 0.2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .05 .05 .046 0
2018 Splitter -7.8 -1 12 0.8 5 0 0 0 66.7 60 33.3 .022 .022 .021 0
2018 Cutter 0.2 0 89 6 23 .217 .391 .259 30.3 47.8 39.3 .15 .211 .157 41.7
2018 Curveball -0.7 -1 142 9.6 25 .13 .13 .164 35.1 36 20 .169 .21 .21 28.6
2018 Changeup 0.8 1 131 8.9 25 .2 .2 .284 28 28 16.3 .181 .198 .274 46.2
2018 Slider -1.7 -5 320 21.7 62 .054 .107 .129 47.9 41.9 23.9 .073 .102 .137 26.7
2018 Sinker 0.5 2 339 23 89 .25 .297 .381 12.1 11.2 12.5 .274 .394 .406 40.7
2018 4-Seamer 1.9 8 436 29.6 122 .258 .546 .441 16.3 13.1 16.2 .254 .501 .397 54.3
2017 Splitter -6.2 -1 24 1.6 6 0 0 .117 46.2 66.7 28.6 .049 .064 .158 0
2017 Cutter 2.2 2 103 6.9 23 .3 .6 .409 23.9 21.7 15.6 .322 .59 .413 25
2017 Changeup -0.5 -1 94 6.3 25 .143 .429 .308 41 24 20 .199 .332 .301 26.7
2017 Curveball -1 -2 168 11.3 32 .143 .179 .211 41.7 40.6 20.3 .161 .21 .226 20
2017 Slider 0.1 0 282 18.9 60 .2 .3 .327 38.8 38.3 23.5 .185 .261 .275 37
2017 Sinker 1.1 3 290 19.4 83 .269 .373 .36 15 15.7 17.8 .266 .413 .366 42.6
2017 4-Seamer -0.1 -1 528 35.4 135 .235 .461 .354 13.6 14.1 11.6 .264 .513 .38 42.7
2017 N/A 1 0.1
! Note: Years are in reverse order.
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Swing/Take

Runs
Year Team PA Pitches Heart Shadow Chase Waste All
2008 659 2637 -20 -5 25 12 12
2009 596 2322 -18 -14 14 10 -7
2010 376 1437 -11 -9 10 6 -4
2011 496 1852 -7 -9 15 9 9
2012 517 2073 -4 -19 15 11 3
2013 526 2102 -6 -18 16 7 0
2014 459 1924 0 1 19 10 31
2015 530 2205 -9 0 19 9 20
2016 563 2420 -15 -17 24 12 3
2017 364 1489 -10 -13 16 8 1
2018 352 1472 -12 -11 18 9 3
2019 246 1073 -9 -4 10 6 4
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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 2112 52.5 59.1 83.2 21.2 54.5 43.1 27.2 41 23.5 8.6 76.4
2016 2284 52.5 56.9 75.7 19.1 50.2 42.2 24.9 39 29.9 8.1 74.3
2017 1492 52.6 61 80.8 16.8 57.1 43.1 32.6 40.1 23.5 9.4 74.3
2018 1474 50.9 57.5 78.9 10.2 50 43.1 23.9 34.3 25.3 7.5 73.6
2019 1066 52.4 61.2 81.5 17.2 39.5 42.1 27.3 40.3 27 7.3 77.9
8428 52.2 58.8 79.8 17.4 51.4 42.7 27 39 26 8.2 75.1
48.5 66.8 82 28.3 58.5 42.6 29.2 47 24.6 7.2 76

Percentile Rankings

Year xwOBA xBA xSLG xISO xOBP Brl Brl% EV HardHit% K% BB% Whiff% Speed OAA
2015 69 20 59 69 68 71 76 59 73 35 85 35 35
2016 52 6 43 63 57 61 77 53 69 11 90 11 23
2017 62 20 38 49 79 27 57 55 62 32 93 47 23
2018 33 1 5 23 74 15 41 79 78 35 97 42 23
2019 28
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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 22.9 7 6.5 1 3 5 3 42.9

Expected Home Runs by Park

Year HR
2019 7 6 6 7 8 6 7 7 6 7 7 6 4 6 7 8 5 7 5 8 4 6 6 7 7 7 7 6 8 6 8
! 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 +/-  
Exit Velocity 89.2 89.2 0 88.3 -0.9 90.6 2.3 -2.4 undefined undefined
Launch Angle 9.7 10 0.3 6.9 -3.1 10.1 3.2 1.1 undefined undefined
Barrel % 8.2 9.3 1.1 7.1 -2.2 6.3 -0.8 -1 undefined undefined
Hard Hit % 40.6 41 0.4 37.9 -3.1 43 5.1 -9 undefined undefined
Sweet Spot % 26.8 29.4 2.6 32.9 3.5 22.7 -10.2 3.1 undefined undefined
xBA .231 .221 -0.01 .237 0.016 .198 -0.039 0.015 undefined undefined
BA .24 .231 -0.009 .221 -0.01 .194 -0.027 0.026 undefined undefined
xwOBA .328 .322 -0.006 .337 0.015 .308 -0.029 -0.009 undefined undefined
wOBA .34 .322 -0.018 .324 0.002 .305 -0.019 -0.01 undefined undefined
xSLG .407 .405 -0.002 .406 0.001 .323 -0.083 0.016 undefined undefined
SLG .458 .398 -0.06 .388 -0.01 .325 -0.063 0.005 undefined undefined
K% 20.9 27.7 6.8 22.7 -5 23.3 0.6 0.8 undefined undefined
BB% 10.5 12 1.5 13.7 1.7 15.9 2.2 -3.9 undefined undefined
Swing % 41 39 -2 40.1 1.1 34.3 -5.8 6 undefined undefined
Whiff% 23.5 29.9 6.4 23.5 -6.4 25.3 1.8 1.7 undefined undefined
In Zone % 52.5 52.5 0 52.6 0.1 50.9 -1.7 1.5 undefined undefined
Out of Zone % 47.5 47.5 0 47.4 -0.1 49.1 1.7 -1.5 undefined undefined
Out of Zone Swing % 21.2 19.1 -2.1 16.8 -2.3 10.2 -6.6 7 undefined undefined
First Pitch Swing % 27.2 24.9 -2.3 32.6 7.7 23.9 -8.7 3.4 undefined undefined
First Pitch Strike % 57.8 55.9 -1.9 63 7.1 56 -7 6.7 undefined undefined
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Statcast Shift Statistics

SeasonBat SidePAShifts%wOBA - No ShiftwOBA - Shift
2016 R 524 20 3.8 .325 .219
2017 R 364 28 7.7 .320 .380
2018 R 352 25 7.1 .304 .323
2019 R 246 10 4.1 .282 .611

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