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Ryan Lavarnway
C | B/T: R/R | 6' 3" 239LBS | Age: 34

Draft: 2008 | Rd: 6, #202, Boston Red Sox | Yale
Poor Avg Great

Stats

PA AB R H HR RBI SB AVG OBP SLG OPS
2021 30 28 2 7 0 0 0 .250 .276 .357 .633
10 Seasons 486 447 37 97 9 50 0 .217 .272 .345 .617
AVG HR RBI SB OPS
2021 .250 0 0 0 .633
10 Seasons .217 9 50 0 .617

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 28 416 66 4 6.1 90.8 107.2 17.6 37.9 .225 .405 .267 .313 .383 43.9 26.4 11.3
2017 30 45 8 0 0 87.3 107 13.3 75 .351 .470 .339 .407 .485 37.5 23.1 7.7
2018 31 17 5 0 0 95.8 106.1 10.6 80 .487 .623 .648 .481 .577 60 16.7 0
2019 32 74 13 1 7.7 87.9 104.3 10.6 38.5 .212 .481 .414 .302 .388 38.5 26.3 5.3
2020 33 44 9 0 0 84.9 101.8 12.7 33.3 .305 .340 .321 .284 .347 22.2 18.2 0
2021 34 109 19 2 10.5 85.7 107.2 18.9 42.1 .237 .368 .274 .272 .399 21.1 33.3 3.3
705 120 7 5.8 89.3 107.2 16.1 42.5 .249 .415 .304 .316 .398 38.3 26.5 8.1
6.6 88.3 122.2 12 32.9 .243 .403 .317 .313 .364 35.4 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%
2021 Fastballs 61 56.5 20 19 6 3 3 0 0 5 15 .316 .312 .474 .474 .335 .335 85.2 15 25.6 26.3
2021 Breaking 34 31.5 7 7 1 1 0 0 0 3 4 .143 .099 .143 .185 .126 .117 75.6 22 46.2 37.5
2021 Offspeed 13 12.0 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 .000 .000 .231 .231 50.0 40.0
2020 Fastballs 28 63.6 8 8 4 4 0 0 0 1 7 .500 .408 .500 .448 .441 .376 85.7 14 6.7 10.0
2020 Breaking 14 31.8 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .000 .049 .000 .081 .000 .059 82.1 7 0.0 0.0
2020 Offspeed 2 4.5 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 50.0 100.0
! 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 36.4 28.8 27.3 7.6 25.8 40.9 33.3 3 30.3 28.8 21.2 10.6 6.1
2017 37.5 12.5 50 0 50 37.5 12.5 12.5 12.5 12.5 37.5 25 0
2018 20 0 80 0 0 40 60 0 20 0 80 0 0
2019 38.5 38.5 23.1 0 30.8 38.5 30.8 0 38.5 15.4 15.4 23.1 7.7
2020 44.4 22.2 33.3 0 44.4 33.3 22.2 0 44.4 22.2 33.3 0 0
2021 42.1 15.8 26.3 15.8 42.1 47.4 10.5 5.3 31.6 21.1 26.3 5.3 10.5
37.5 25 30.8 6.7 30.8 40.8 28.3 3.3 30.8 23.3 25.8 10.8 5.8
45.1 22.5 25.4 7.1 36.6 37.8 25.4 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 %
2021 Curveball -2.5 0 11 10.1 1 0 0 0 66.7 100 25 0
2021 Splitter 6.9 0 4 3.7 1 .7 0 .7
2021 Cutter -13.3 0 2 1.8 2 0 0 0 0 0 .343 1.006 .544 50
2021 Changeup -0.9 0 9 8.3 2 0 0 0 50 100 40 0
2021 4-Seamer 3.7 1 23 21.1 6 .5 .667 .508 26.7 50 30 .429 .496 .405 0
2021 Slider -2.3 -1 24 22 6 .167 .167 .15 40 33.3 50 .116 .216 .137 25
2021 Sinker -4.4 -2 36 33 12 .273 .455 .309 27.3 16.7 22.2 .243 .365 .259 20
2020 Changeup -19.7 0 2 4.5 1 0 0 0 50 100 100 0
2020 Curveball -0.2 0 5 11.4 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .044 .044 .048 0
2020 Slider -5.2 0 9 20.5 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .053 .118 .069 0
2020 Sinker -0.5 0 6 13.6 2 .5 .5 .45 0 0 0 .676 .746 .62 50
2020 4-Seamer 0.7 0 22 50 6 .5 .5 .45 8.3 16.7 11.1 .318 .349 .295 20
2019 Changeup 5.4 1 10 13.5 2 .5 1 .625 33.3 0 0 .222 .389 .249 50
2019 Slider -0.7 0 12 16.2 3 0 0 .233 50 33.3 20 .025 .031 .249 0
2019 Sinker 10.7 2 19 25.7 6 .333 1 .542 23.1 16.7 12.5 .176 .341 .209 40
2019 4-Seamer 4.8 1 25 33.8 8 .25 .625 .363 16.7 37.5 30 .283 .721 .406 40
2019 Splitter -1.2 0 2 2.7 0
2019 Cutter -5.2 0 4 5.4 0
2019 Curveball 6.1 0 2 2.7 0
2018 Sinker 47.9 0 1 5.9 1 1 1 .9 0 0 .18 .205 .17 0
2018 4-Seamer 14.9 1 9 52.9 5 .6 .8 .61 16.7 20 50 .548 .706 .543 75
2018 Curveball 0.7 0 5 29.4 0
2018 Changeup 3.2 0 2 11.8
2017 Cutter 6.4 0 2 4.4 1 1 1 .9 50 0 0 .88 .971 .803 0
2017 Sinker -5.5 -1 11 24.4 2 0 0 0 40 50 50 .067 .089 .064 0
2017 4-Seamer -2.8 0 17 37.8 3 0 0 .233 16.7 0 0 .563 1.052 .684 100
2017 Changeup -22.1 -1 6 13.3 3 0 0 0 50 33.3 100 .145 .152 .131 50
2017 Slider 19.1 2 8 17.8 4 .667 1 .713 33.3 25 25 .429 .485 .476 0
! Note: Years are in reverse order.
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Swing/Take

Runs
Year Team PA Pitches Heart Shadow Chase Waste All
2011 43 168 -2 -1 2 0 0
2012 166 675 -10 -12 4 1 -17
2013 82 339 0 1 1 1 3
2015 105 413 -6 -5 3 0 -8
2021 30 109 -1 0 0 0 -2
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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 416 46.4 64.8 80 26.5 52.5 39.9 25.5 44.2 28.8 9.1 84.2
2017 45 45.5 75 93.3 41.7 20 38.6 30.8 55.6 36 6.8 100
2018 17 47.1 75 100 11.1 0 41.2 33.3 41.2 14.3 11.8 50
2019 74 59.5 65.9 82.8 23.3 57.1 50 42.1 48.6 22.2 2.7 100
2020 44 45.5 50 90 45.8 90.9 56.8 36.4 47.7 9.5 9.1 75
2021 109 51.4 67.9 71.1 34 61.1 39.4 30 51.4 32.1 8.3 66.7
705 48.4 65.4 80.7 29.2 54.7 41.9 29.2 46.7 27.7 8.2 81
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 17
2017
2018
2019 13
2020 2
2021 13
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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 24.6 2 1.7 0 0 2 0 0
2021 0 0.3 0 0 1 0

Expected Home Runs by Park

Year HR
2019 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 1 2 1 1 1 2 2 0 2 2 2 1 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 1 2 2
2021 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 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 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 87.3 95.8 8.5 87.9 -7.9 84.9 -3 85.7 0.8
Launch Angle 13.3 10.6 -2.7 10.6 0 12.7 2.1 18.9 6.2
Barrel % 0 0 0 7.7 7.7 0 -7.7 10.5 10.5
Hard Hit % 37.5 60 22.5 38.5 -21.5 22.2 -16.3 21.1 -1.1
Sweet Spot % 75 80 5 38.5 -41.5 33.3 -5.2 42.1 8.8
xBA 0.351 0.487 0.136 0.212 -0.275 0.305 0.093 0.237 -0.068
BA 0.273 0.667 0.394 0.278 -0.389 0.364 0.086 0.25 -0.114
xwOBA 0.407 0.481 0.074 0.302 -0.179 0.284 -0.018 0.272 -0.012
wOBA 0.339 0.648 0.309 0.414 -0.234 0.321 -0.093 0.274 -0.047
xSLG 0.47 0.623 0.153 0.481 -0.142 0.34 -0.141 0.368 0.028
SLG 0.364 0.833 0.469 0.722 -0.111 0.364 -0.358 0.357 -0.007
K% 23.1 16.7 -6.4 26.3 9.6 18.2 -8.1 33.3 15.1
BB% 7.7 0 -7.7 5.3 5.3 0 -5.3 3.3 3.3
Swing % 55.6 41.2 -14.4 48.6 7.4 47.7 -0.9 51.4 3.7
Whiff% 36 14.3 -21.7 22.2 7.9 9.5 -12.7 32.1 22.6
In Zone % 45.5 47.1 1.6 59.5 12.4 45.5 -14 51.4 5.9
Out of Zone % 54.5 52.9 -1.6 40.5 -12.4 54.5 14 48.6 -5.9
Out of Zone Swing % 41.7 11.1 -30.6 23.3 12.2 45.8 22.5 34 -11.8
First Pitch Swing % 30.8 33.3 2.5 42.1 8.8 36.4 -5.7 30 -6.4
First Pitch Strike % 53.8 50 -3.8 78.9 28.9 81.8 2.9 56.7 -25.1
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Statcast Shift Statistics

SeasonBat SidePAShifts%wOBA - No ShiftwOBA - Shift
2017 R 12 0 0.0 .264
2018 R 6 0 0.0 .648
2019 R 19 6 31.6 .445 .348
2020 R 11 4 36.4 .252 .441
2021 R 30 5 16.7 .257 .352