Ryan Flaherty
2B | Bats/Throws: L/R | 6' 3" 205LBS | Age: 37
Draft: 2008 | Rd: C-A, #41, Chicago Cubs | Vanderbilt
PA AB R H HR SB AVG OBP SLG OPS
2017 43 38 5 8 0 0 .211 .302 .237 .539
2018 182 161 17 35 2 4 .217 .298 .292 .590
2019 22 21 4 3 0 0 .143 .143 .238 .381
8 Seasons 1,474 1,324 152 284 37 10 .215 .284 .345 .629
AVG HR SB OPS
2017 .211 0 0 .539
2018 .217 2 4 .590
2019 .143 0 0 .381
8 Seasons .215 37 10 .629
MLB Percentile Rankings
Hits Spray Chart

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 28 1149 190 12 6.3 4.0 89.3 112.1 10.1 26.3 .190 .335 .279 .271 .326 32.1 26.9 8.6
2016 29 700 111 6 5.4 3.4 88.6 108.6 8.0 26.1 .203 .316 .269 .263 .317 35.1 27.3 9.7
2017 30 166 28 0 0.0 0.0 86.9 105.9 8.8 28.6 .194 .235 .253 .244 .250 21.4 23.3 9.3
2018 31 692 122 3 2.5 1.6 87.8 106.7 0.3 28.7 .223 .319 .258 .273 .314 28.1 22.5 9.9
2019 32 91 15 1 6.7 4.5 96.1 106.2 8.0 33.3 .261 .393 .157 .274 .411 46.7 31.8 0.0
Player 2798 466 22 4.7 3.0 88.8 112.1 6.9 27.3 .204 .322 .266 .268 .318 31.6 25.8 9.0
MLB 6.9 4.7 88.4 122.4 12.2 33.1 .245 .406 .316 .315 .369 36.3 22.2 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
2015 51.1 22.6 20.0 6.3 37.4 38.4 23.7 3.2 42.1 24.2 15.3 6.8 6.3 4.0
2016 57.7 10.8 21.6 9.9 39.6 39.6 20.7 6.3 38.7 20.7 20.7 5.4 5.4 3.4
2017 53.6 17.9 21.4 7.1 25.0 42.9 32.1 3.6 42.9 25.0 25.0 3.6 0.0 0.0
2018 62.3 12.3 23.8 1.6 34.4 36.1 29.5 3.3 53.3 14.8 21.3 4.1 2.5 1.6
2019 66.7 6.7 20.0 6.7 60.0 33.3 6.7 13.3 40.0 6.7 26.7 6.7 6.7 4.5
Player 56.2 16.3 21.5 6.0 37.1 38.2 24.5 4.3 44.2 20.4 19.1 5.6 4.7 3.0
MLB 44.6 23.5 24.8 7.0 37.0 37.5 25.3 3.9 32.8 24.7 24.4 5.8 6.9 4.7
! 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 %
2019 4-Seam Fastball -3.7 -1 37 40.7 11 .100 .200 .125 16.7 27.3 27.3 .255 .322 .245 37.5
2019 Changeup -0.6 0 16 17.6 2 .000 .000 .000 37.5 50.0 12.5 .132 .152 .118 100.0
2019 Sinker -2.5 0 15 16.5 3 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 .335 .393 .313 33.3
2019 Curveball 0.1 0 14 15.4 3 .333 .333 .300 66.7 66.7 40.0 .300 .358 .284 100.0
2019 Cutter -5.5 0 5 5.5 1 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 .186 .211 .167 0.0
2019 Slider 12.7 1 4 4.4 2 .500 1.000 .625 0.0 50.0 50.0 .290 1.126 .556 100.0
2018 4-Seam Fastball -2.0 -5 262 37.9 65 .246 .386 .307 18.8 21.5 22.6 .243 .351 .297 22.2
2018 Sinker -0.7 -1 138 19.9 37 .194 .226 .269 13.3 10.8 12.1 .223 .316 .311 33.3
2018 Changeup 0.6 1 90 13.0 25 .292 .417 .324 27.3 16.0 23.5 .249 .409 .299 25.0
2018 Slider -3.4 -3 81 11.7 21 .050 .050 .076 45.5 42.9 31.0 .124 .181 .160 27.3
2018 Curveball -0.2 0 74 10.7 17 .250 .250 .253 32.1 29.4 26.3 .226 .264 .239 45.5
2018 Cutter 0.4 0 33 4.8 9 .333 .333 .300 28.6 22.2 25.0 .319 .392 .311 28.6
2018 Split-Finger -4.5 0 10 1.4 2 .000 .000 .000 40.0 100.0 22.2 -- -- .000 --
2018 Sweeper -10.3 0 3 0.4 1 .000 .000 .000 -- 100.0 100.0 -- -- .000 --
2017 4-Seam Fastball -1.3 -1 56 33.7 16 .231 .231 .300 12.5 12.5 13.3 .156 .187 .254 27.3
2017 Sinker 1.2 0 31 18.7 7 .333 .333 .357 7.1 0.0 0.0 .388 .468 .415 16.7
2017 Slider 6.8 2 26 15.7 6 .333 .500 .508 41.7 33.3 40.0 .198 .236 .183 25.0
2017 Curveball -4.3 -1 20 12.0 8 .125 .125 .113 44.4 50.0 40.0 .174 .193 .159 0.0
2017 Changeup -4.3 -1 16 9.6 3 .000 .000 .000 55.6 33.3 16.7 .050 .065 .045 0.0
2017 Cutter 1.8 0 11 6.6 2 .000 .000 .350 0.0 50.0 50.0 -- -- .350 --
2017 Split-Finger -2.7 0 6 3.6 1 .000 .000 .000 50.0 0.0 0.0 .280 .559 .334 100.0
! Note: Years are in reverse order.
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Swing/Take

Runs
Year Team PA Pitches Heart Shadow Chase Waste All
2012 177 652 -7 -5 4 2 -5
2013 268 1,033 -3 -11 4 4 -5
2014 335 1,251 -1 -6 4 7 4
2015 299 1,140 -9 -10 6 5 -8
2016 175 696 -8 -6 6 3 -6
2017 43 166 -2 -1 1 1 0
2018 179 698 -7 -10 4 3 -10
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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 1,149 48.1 64.1 83.9 28.2 55.4 41.6 34.6 45.4 24.9 7.4 75.3
2016 700 48.3 65.1 81.8 24.9 61.1 44.0 36.9 44.3 23.5 6.7 74.5
2017 166 48.8 66.7 81.5 21.2 50.0 44.0 30.2 43.4 26.4 7.8 69.2
2018 692 49.5 71.1 77.8 22.6 65.8 44.1 33.9 46.7 23.5 6.4 86.4
2019 91 49.5 66.7 80.0 30.4 50.0 36.3 40.9 48.4 27.3 6.6 33.3
Player 2,798 48.6 66.3 81.5 25.7 58.5 42.8 34.9 45.4 24.4 7.0 75.9
MLB 48.6 66.9 82.0 28.4 58.0 42.6 29.7 47.1 24.8 7.3 76.1
! 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
2015 88 49
2016 64 47
2017 47 37
2018 51 41
2019 44 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 22.3 3 2.9 0 0 3 1 33.3
2018 23.1 2 1.1 1 2 1 0 0.0
2019 -- 0 0.3 0 0 1 0 --
Player 22.5 5 4.2 1 2 5 1 20.0

Expected Home Runs by Park

Year HR
2016 3 3 3 4 3 3 3 4 2 2 2 3 2 2 3 4 1 3 4 3 3 1 4 4 3 3 4 4 3 3 1
2018 2 2 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 2 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 2 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 0
2019 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
Player 5 6 4 5 4 4 4 5 3 3 3 5 4 4 4 5 2 4 6 4 5 4 5 6 4 4 5 5 5 4 1
! 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 +/-  
Exit Velocity 89.3 88.6 -0.7 86.9 -1.7 87.8 0.9 96.1 8.3
Launch Angle 10.1 8.0 -2.1 8.8 0.8 0.3 -8.5 8.0 7.7
Barrel % 6.3 5.4 -0.9 0.0 -5.4 2.5 2.5 6.7 4.2
Hard Hit % 32.1 35.1 3.0 21.4 -13.7 28.1 6.7 46.7 18.6
Sweet Spot % 26.3 26.1 -0.2 28.6 2.5 28.7 0.1 33.3 4.6
xBA .190 .203 0.013 .194 -0.009 .223 0.029 .261 0.038
BA .202 .217 0.015 .211 -0.006 .217 0.006 .143 -0.074
xwOBA .271 .263 -0.008 .244 -0.019 .273 0.029 .274 0.001
wOBA .279 .269 -0.010 .253 -0.016 .258 0.005 .157 -0.101
xSLG .335 .316 -0.019 .235 -0.081 .319 0.084 .393 0.074
SLG .356 .318 -0.038 .237 -0.081 .292 0.055 .238 -0.054
K% 26.9 27.3 0.4 23.3 -4.0 22.5 -0.8 31.8 9.3
BB% 8.6 9.7 1.1 9.3 -0.4 9.9 0.6 0.0 -9.9
Swing % 45.4 44.3 -1.1 43.4 -0.9 46.7 3.3 48.4 1.7
Whiff% 24.9 23.5 -1.4 26.4 2.9 23.5 -2.9 27.3 3.8
In Zone % 48.1 48.3 0.2 48.8 0.5 49.5 0.7 49.5 0.0
Out of Zone % 51.9 51.7 -0.2 51.2 -0.5 50.5 -0.7 50.5 0.0
Out of Zone Swing % 28.2 24.9 -3.3 21.2 -3.7 22.6 1.4 30.4 7.8
First Pitch Swing % 34.6 36.9 2.3 30.2 -6.7 33.9 3.7 40.9 7.0
First Pitch Strike % 62.1 59.7 -2.4 65.1 5.4 53.9 -11.2 68.2 14.3
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Statcast Fielder Positioning

wOBA
SeasonAlignment TypeBat SidePAShifts/Shades%No Shift/ShadeShift/Shade
2016 Shifts L 170 42 24.7 .283 .238
2017 Shifts L 43 13 30.2 .281 .188
2018 Shifts L 178 26 14.6 .252 .294
2019 Shifts L 22 3 13.6 .183 .000
! 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 %
2012 157 15.1 48.4% 3.2% 96 20.8 4.2% 7.3%
2013 262 16.4 31.7% 2.7% 201 22.5 1.0% 9.0%
2014 347 17.9 18.2% 1.7% 157 22.6 0.0% 6.4%
2015 336 18.5 19.6% 5.1% 188 23.9 4.3% 19.7%
2016 206 18.5 20.4% 3.4% 120 25.1 2.5% 21.7%
2017 43 18.7 25.6% 0.0% 33 24.5 0.0% 6.1%
2018 197 18.1 18.8% 2.0% 104 22.8 0.0% 11.5%
2019 33 20.5 12.1% 12.1% 9 26.5 0.0% 22.2%
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