Ryan Howard
1B | B/T: L/L | 6' 4" 250LBS | Age: 43

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

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 .858
AVG HR RBI SB OPS
2016 .196 25 59 0 .710
13 Seasons .258 382 1194 12 .858

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 35 1897 332 39 11.7 7.8 91.3 110.7 14.9 42.5 .268 .520 .308 .359 .480 45.2 27.5 5.4
2016 36 1372 220 34 15.5 9.4 92.0 109.2 16.6 37.7 .243 .534 .298 .352 .495 47.7 31.5 7.5
Player 3269 552 73 13.2 8.4 91.6 110.7 15.6 40.6 .258 .526 .303 .356 .486 46.2 29.2 6.3
MLB 6.7 4.6 88.4 122.4 12.1 33.0 .245 .405 .316 .315 .368 35.8 22.1 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, 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 38.0 25.6 34.6 1.8 46.1 33.7 19.9 1.5 26.2 23.2 26.5 8.7 11.7 7.8
2016 39.1 32.3 24.1 4.5 42.3 41.8 15.9 2.3 22.7 25.5 25.0 8.2 15.5 9.4
Player 38.4 28.3 30.4 2.9 44.6 37.0 18.3 1.8 24.8 24.1 25.9 8.5 13.2 8.4
MLB 44.9 23.1 25.0 7.1 36.8 37.7 25.4 3.8 33.0 24.6 24.4 5.7 6.7 4.6
! Note: All figures in this table cover the period 2015-present.

Swing/Take

Runs
Year Team PA Pitches Heart Shadow Chase Waste All
2008 727 2,905 17 -11 14 13 33
2009 744 3,056 27 -19 18 19 46
2010 641 2,535 7 -14 13 13 18
2011 649 2,687 11 -12 10 13 22
2012 284 1,198 2 -10 2 4 -1
2013 313 1,249 6 -11 2 5 3
2014 641 2,616 -11 -9 9 11 1
2015 500 1,891 7 -21 4 8 -1
2016 360 1,366 -2 -4 -2 6 -3
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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 1,897 44.6 76.2 79.8 37.2 48.8 43.1 40.2 54.6 31.9 5.8 86.4
2016 1,372 42.0 78.8 74.2 37.9 52.8 43.2 42.3 55.0 34.3 5.9 86.4
Player 3,269 43.5 77.3 77.5 37.5 50.6 43.2 41.1 54.8 32.9 5.8 86.4
MLB 48.5 66.9 82.0 28.4 58.3 42.6 29.5 47.1 24.7 7.2 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 85 71 94 94 48 88 94 90 81 92 8 22 6 8 12
2016 80 28 93 98 21 71 97 94 69 95 3 40 3 8 6
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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 26.8 25 21.5 4 4 19 7 28.0
Player 26.8 25 21.5 4 4 19 7 28.0

Expected Home Runs by Park

Year HR
2016 25 24 20 19 21 25 21 24 24 18 21 24 16 16 22 24 21 26 17 22 28 14 20 19 22 23 25 21 17 24 28
Player 25 24 20 19 21 25 21 24 24 18 21 24 16 16 22 24 21 26 17 22 28 14 20 19 22 23 25 21 17 24 28
! 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 +/-  
Exit Velocity 91.3 0.7
Launch Angle 14.9 1.7
Barrel % 11.7 3.8
Hard Hit % 45.2 2.5
Sweet Spot % 42.5 -4.8
xBA .268 -0.025
BA .229 -0.033
xwOBA .359 -0.007
wOBA .308 -0.01
xSLG .52 0.014
SLG .443 0.01
K% 27.5 4
BB% 5.4 2.1
Swing % 54.6 0.4
Whiff% 31.9 2.4
In Zone % 44.6 -2.6
Out of Zone % 55.4 2.6
Out of Zone Swing % 37.2 0.7
First Pitch Swing % 40.2 2.1
First Pitch Strike % 58 4.2
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Statcast Shift Statistics

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

Pitch Tempo