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Ryan Flaherty
3B | B/T: L/R | 6' 3" 205LBS | Age: 35

Draft: 2008 | Rd: C-A, #41, Chicago Cubs | Vanderbilt
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Stats

PA AB R H HR RBI SB AVG OBP SLG OPS
2019 22 21 4 3 0 1 0 .143 .143 .238 .381
8 Seasons 1474 1324 152 284 37 142 10 .215 .284 .345 .629
AVG HR RBI SB OPS
2019 .143 0 1 0 .381
8 Seasons .215 37 142 10 .629

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 29 1149 190 12 6.3 89.3 112.1 10.1 26.3 .189 .332 .279 .269 .322 32.3 26.9 8.6
2016 30 700 111 6 5.4 88.6 108.6 8 26.1 .200 .309 .269 .259 .310 35.5 27.3 9.7
2017 31 166 28 0 0 86.9 105.9 8.8 28.6 .194 .235 .253 .244 .250 21.4 23.3 9.3
2018 32 692 122 3 2.5 87.8 106.7 0.4 28.7 .221 .316 .258 .271 .311 27.3 22.5 9.9
2019 33 91 15 1 6.7 96.1 106.2 8 33.3 .261 .393 .157 .274 .411 46.7 31.8 0
2798 466 22 4.7 88.8 112.1 6.9 27.3 .202 .319 .266 .266 .315 31.5 25.8 9
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 57 63.3 15 14 1 0 1 0 0 3 12 .071 .267 .143 .330 .087 .254 83.9 9 11.5 18.8
2019 Breaking 17 18.9 5 5 2 1 1 0 0 3 2 .400 .296 .600 .665 .417 .393 99.7 24 66.7 50.0
2019 Offspeed 16 17.8 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 .000 .132 .000 .153 .000 .119 100.7 -13 37.5 12.5
2018 Fastballs 432 62.5 111 97 23 16 6 0 1 20 79 .237 .243 .330 .344 .290 .302 86.3 0 17.9 19.4
2018 Breaking 159 23.0 39 37 5 5 0 0 0 15 22 .135 .165 .135 .212 .148 .189 87.7 0 39.3 30.6
2018 Offspeed 100 14.5 27 26 7 6 0 0 1 6 20 .269 .226 .385 .374 .296 .273 85.5 0 28.6 23.1
! 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 51.1 22.6 20 6.3 37.9 38.4 23.7 3.2 42.1 24.2 15.3 6.8 6.3
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
2017 53.6 17.9 21.4 7.1 25 42.9 32.1 3.6 42.9 25 25 3.6 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
2019 66.7 6.7 20 6.7 60 33.3 6.7 13.3 40 6.7 26.7 6.7 6.7
56.2 16.3 21.5 6 37.3 38.2 24.5 4.3 44.2 20.4 19.1 5.6 4.7
45.1 22.4 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 Cutter -5.5 0 5 5.5 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .186 .211 .167 0
2019 Changeup -0.6 0 16 17.6 2 0 0 0 37.5 50 12.5 .132 .152 .118 100
2019 Slider 12.7 1 4 4.4 2 .5 1 .625 0 50 50 .29 1.126 .556 100
2019 Curveball 0.1 0 14 15.4 3 .333 .333 .3 66.7 66.7 40 .3 .358 .284 100
2019 Sinker -2.5 0 15 16.5 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 .335 .393 .313 33.3
2019 4-Seamer -3.3 -1 37 40.7 11 .1 .2 .125 16.7 27.3 27.3 .255 .322 .245 37.5
2018 Splitter -4.9 0 7 1 2 0 0 0 33.3 100 28.6 0
2018 Cutter 0.5 0 32 4.6 9 .333 .333 .3 28.6 22.2 25 .319 .392 .311 28.6
2018 Curveball -0.1 0 75 10.8 17 .25 .25 .253 32.1 29.4 26.3 .226 .264 .239 45.5
2018 Slider -3.6 -3 84 12.1 22 .048 .048 .073 45.5 45.5 33.3 .118 .172 .152 27.3
2018 Changeup 0.6 1 90 13 25 .292 .417 .324 27.3 16 23.5 .245 .405 .296 20
2018 Sinker -0.5 -1 138 19.9 37 .194 .226 .269 13.3 10.8 12.1 .223 .316 .311 33.3
2018 4-Seamer -1.9 -5 262 37.9 65 .246 .386 .307 18.8 21.5 22.6 .243 .351 .297 22.2
2017 Splitter -3.7 0 5 3 1 0 0 0 50 0 0 .28 .559 .334 100
2017 Cutter 1.8 0 11 6.6 2 0 0 .35 0 50 50 .35
2017 Changeup -3.9 -1 17 10.2 3 0 0 0 55.6 33.3 16.7 .05 .065 .045 0
2017 Slider 6.8 2 26 15.7 6 .333 .5 .508 41.7 33.3 40 .198 .236 .183 25
2017 Sinker 1.3 0 30 18.1 7 .333 .333 .357 7.1 0 0 .388 .467 .415 16.7
2017 Curveball -4.3 -1 20 12 8 .125 .125 .113 44.4 50 40 .174 .193 .159 0
2017 4-Seamer -1.2 -1 57 34.3 16 .231 .231 .3 12.5 12.5 13.3 .156 .187 .254 27.3
! 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 -4 3 2 -6
2013 268 1033 -3 -10 4 4 -5
2014 335 1251 -2 -5 4 7 3
2015 294 1126 -8 -9 6 5 -7
2016 172 684 -8 -5 6 3 -4
2017 43 166 -1 -1 1 1 0
2018 179 698 -7 -9 4 3 -9
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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 1149 48.1 63.7 84.4 28.7 55.6 41.6 34.6 45.4 24.9 7.4 75
2016 700 48.1 65.6 81.6 24.9 60.7 43.8 36.9 44.3 23.5 7 75
2017 166 48.8 66.7 81.5 21.2 50 44 30.2 43.4 26.4 7.8 69.2
2018 692 49.5 71.1 77.8 22.6 65.8 44.4 33.5 46.7 23.5 6.4 86.4
2019 91 49.5 66.7 80 30.4 50 36.3 40.9 48.4 27.3 6.6 33.3
2798 48.5 66.3 81.6 25.9 58.5 42.8 34.8 45.4 24.4 7 75.9
48.5 66.8 82 28.3 58.5 42.6 29.1 47 24.6 7.2 76

Percentile Rankings

Year xwOBA xBA xSLG xISO xOBP Brl Brl% EV HardHit% K% BB% Whiff% Speed OAA
2015 50
2016 48
2017 37
2018 42
2019 39
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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 0 0.1 0 1 0 0

Expected Home Runs by Park

Year HR
2019 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0
! 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 89.3 88.6 -0.7 86.9 -1.7 87.8 0.9 8.3 undefined undefined
Launch Angle 10.1 8 -2.1 8.8 0.8 .4 -8.4 7.6 undefined undefined
Barrel % 6.3 5.4 -0.9 0 -5.4 2.5 2.5 4.2 undefined undefined
Hard Hit % 32.3 35.5 3.2 21.4 -14.1 27.3 5.9 19.4 undefined undefined
Sweet Spot % 26.3 26.1 -0.2 28.6 2.5 28.7 0.1 4.6 undefined undefined
xBA .189 .2 0.011 .194 -0.006 .221 0.027 0.04 undefined undefined
BA .202 .217 0.015 .211 -0.006 .217 0.006 -0.074 undefined undefined
xwOBA .269 .259 -0.01 .244 -0.015 .271 0.027 0.003 undefined undefined
wOBA .279 .269 -0.01 .253 -0.016 .258 0.005 -0.101 undefined undefined
xSLG .332 .309 -0.023 .235 -0.074 .316 0.081 0.077 undefined undefined
SLG .356 .318 -0.038 .237 -0.081 .292 0.055 -0.054 undefined undefined
K% 26.9 27.3 0.4 23.3 -4 22.5 -0.8 9.3 undefined undefined
BB% 8.6 9.7 1.1 9.3 -0.4 9.9 0.6 -9.9 undefined undefined
Swing % 45.4 44.3 -1.1 43.4 -0.9 46.7 3.3 1.7 undefined undefined
Whiff% 24.9 23.5 -1.4 26.4 2.9 23.5 -2.9 3.8 undefined undefined
In Zone % 48.1 48.1 0 48.8 0.7 49.5 0.7 0 undefined undefined
Out of Zone % 51.9 51.9 0 51.2 -0.7 50.5 -0.7 0 undefined undefined
Out of Zone Swing % 28.7 24.9 -3.8 21.2 -3.7 22.6 1.4 7.8 undefined undefined
First Pitch Swing % 34.6 36.9 2.3 30.2 -6.7 33.5 3.3 7.4 undefined undefined
First Pitch Strike % 62.1 59.7 -2.4 65.1 5.4 53.3 -11.8 14.9 undefined undefined
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Statcast Shift Statistics

SeasonBat SidePAShifts%wOBA - No ShiftwOBA - Shift
2016 L 170 26 15.3 .275 .257
2017 L 43 9 20.9 .273 .174
2018 L 178 14 7.9 .254 .301
2019 L 22 2 9.1 .174 .000