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Ryan Howard
1B | B/T: L/L | 6' 4" 250LBS | Age: 41

Draft: 2001 | Rd: 5, #140, Philadelphia Phillies | Southwest Missouri State University
Poor Avg Great

Stats

PA AB R H HR RBI SB AVG OBP SLG OPS
2016 362 331 35 65 25 59 0 .196 .257 .453 .710
13 Seasons 6531 5707 848 1475 382 1194 12 .258 .343 .515 .859
AVG HR RBI SB OPS
2016 .196 25 59 0 .710
13 Seasons .258 382 1194 12 .859

Statcast Batting Statistics

Season Pitches Batted Balls Barrels Barrel % Exit Velocity Max EV Launch Angle Sweet Spot % XBA XSLG WOBA XWOBA XWOBACON HardHit% K% BB%
2015 1897 332 39 11.7 91.3 110.7 14.9 42.5 .264 .512 .308 .354 .470 46.2 27.5 5.4
2016 1372 220 34 15.5 92 109.2 16.6 37.7 .241 .531 .298 .350 .491 47.9 31.5 7.5
3269 552 73 13.2 91.6 110.7 15.6 40.6 .255 .520 .303 .352 .478 46.9 29.2 6.3
6.4 88.3 122.2 11.9 32.8 .243 .403 .318 .313 .362 35.1 21.9 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%
2016 Fastballs 778 57.2 220 206 45 19 8 0 18 60 148 .218 .262 .519 .589 .324 .370 92.6 16 27.1 27.3
2016 Breaking 372 27.3 83 76 11 5 1 0 5 36 41 .145 .221 .355 .473 .239 .331 94.4 21 41.8 25.7
2016 Offspeed 211 15.5 54 46 9 6 1 0 2 16 30 .196 .197 .348 .401 .298 .315 86.4 13 45.9 28.1
2015 Fastballs 1075 57.8 302 279 74 38 21 1 14 71 210 .265 .283 .498 .553 .347 .382 92.1 15 23.2 24.6
2015 Breaking 564 30.3 126 121 16 8 3 0 5 50 72 .132 .211 .281 .402 .190 .274 89.3 13 45.8 28.2
2015 Offspeed 222 11.9 61 58 17 8 5 0 4 15 43 .293 .326 .586 .619 .388 .417 90.6 16 40.0 24.2
! 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 38 25.6 34.6 1.8 46.4 33.7 19.9 1.5 26.2 23.2 26.5 8.7 11.7
2016 39.1 32.3 24.1 4.5 42.3 41.8 15.9 2.3 22.7 25.5 25 8.2 15.5
38.4 28.3 30.4 2.9 44.7 37 18.3 1.8 24.8 24.1 25.9 8.5 13.2
45.2 22 25.6 7.1 36.6 37.9 25.5 3.6 33.5 24.3 24.5 5.6 6.4

Swing/Take

Runs
Year Team PA Pitches Heart Shadow Chase Waste All
2008 727 2905 15 -10 13 13 31
2009 744 3056 28 -20 19 19 45
2010 641 2535 8 -16 14 12 17
2011 649 2687 11 -12 10 13 22
2012 284 1198 2 -9 2 4 -1
2013 313 1249 5 -11 2 5 2
2014 641 2616 -11 -8 10 11 2
2015 489 1861 7 -19 5 8 1
2016 357 1361 -2 -2 -2 6 -1
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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 1897 44.5 76.3 79.6 37.1 48.7 42.9 40.2 54.6 31.9 5.7 86
2016 1372 41.8 78.8 74 38 53.6 43.1 42.3 55 34.3 5.8 86.1
3269 43.4 77.3 77.3 37.5 50.9 43 41.1 54.8 32.9 5.8 86
48.4 66.6 82.2 28.4 58.9 42.6 29 46.9 24.4 7.2 75.7

Percentile Rankings

Year xwOBA xBA xSLG xISO xOBP Brl Brl% EV HardHit% K% BB% Whiff% Speed OAA
2015 86 74 94 94 49 88 94 90 93 8 22 6 12
2016 80 30 93 98 23 71 97 94 95 3 40 3 6
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Year to Year Changes

Metric 2015 2016 +/-   2017 +/-   2018 +/-   2019 +/-   2020 +/-   2021 +/-  
Exit Velocity 91.3 0.7 undefined undefined
Launch Angle 14.9 1.7 undefined undefined
Barrel % 11.7 3.8 undefined undefined
Hard Hit % 46.2 1.7 undefined undefined
Sweet Spot % 42.5 -4.8 undefined undefined
xBA .264 -0.023 undefined undefined
BA .229 -0.033 undefined undefined
xwOBA .354 -0.004 undefined undefined
wOBA .308 -0.01 undefined undefined
xSLG .512 0.019 undefined undefined
SLG .443 0.01 undefined undefined
K% 27.5 4 undefined undefined
BB% 5.4 2.1 undefined undefined
Swing % 54.6 0.4 undefined undefined
Whiff% 31.9 2.4 undefined undefined
In Zone % 44.5 -2.7 undefined undefined
Out of Zone % 55.5 2.7 undefined undefined
Out of Zone Swing % 37.1 0.9 undefined undefined
First Pitch Swing % 40.2 2.1 undefined undefined
First Pitch Strike % 58 4.2 undefined undefined
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Statcast Shift Statistics

SeasonBat SidePAShifts%wOBA - No ShiftwOBA - Shift
2016 L 355 334 94.1 .557 .280

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