Ryan Yarbrough
P | B/T: R/L | 6' 5" 205LBS | Age: 30

Draft: 2014 | Rd: 4, #111, Seattle Mariners | Old Dominion
Poor Avg Great

Stats

W L ERA G GS SV IP SO WHIP
2022 0 3 5.65 7 6 0 28.2 20 1.53
5 Seasons 37 26 4.38 114 56 0 528.1 426 1.19
G W-L ERA IP SO WHIP
2022 7 0-3 5.65 28.2 20 1.53
5 Seasons 114 37-26 4.38 528.1 426 1.19

Statcast 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% ERA xERA
2018 26 2398 442 28 6.3 4.5 85.7 113.1 16.3 36.7 .254 .407 .314 .317 .364 26.9 20.4 8.0 3.91 4.27
2019 27 2057 416 29 7 5.2 84.9 112.1 15.2 35.3 .250 .390 .273 .291 .347 26.2 20.8 3.6 4.13 3.69
2020 28 834 171 10 5.8 4.3 82.6 115.9 10.9 42.1 .253 .390 .301 .307 .344 25.1 18.8 5.1 3.56 3.98
2021 29 2488 500 39 7.8 6 84.8 117.4 17.3 37.6 .272 .436 .325 .323 .373 28.2 17.9 4.1 5.11 4.45
2022 30 495 98 9 9.2 6.8 85.2 111.4 20.4 37.8 .276 .518 .361 .372 .399 31.6 15.0 7.5 5.65 5.32
Player 8272 1627 115 7.1 5.2 84.8 117.4 16.0 37.2 .259 .416 .308 .314 .362 27.2 19.3 5.4
MLB 6.7 4.6 88.4 122.2 12.1 32.9 .246 .410 .317 .317 .370 35.7 22.0 8.4
! Note: All figures in this table cover the period 2015-present.

Statcast Pitch Arsenal

Yarbrough relies on 4 pitches.
Cutter
(38.2%) ,
Changeup
(26.3%) ,
Curveball
(22.8%) ,
Sinker
(12.7%) ,


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Pitch Tracking



Batted Ball Profile

Season GB % FB % LD % PU % Pull % Straight % Oppo % Weak % Topped % Under % Flare/Burner % Solid % Barrel % Barrel/PA
2018 38.7 24.0 28.5 8.8 38.5 35.3 26.2 4.8 28.7 29.0 26.7 4.3 6.3 4.5
2019 44.5 20.0 25.5 10.1 37.0 36.5 26.4 4.8 31.7 27.6 25.0 2.4 7.0 5.2
2020 43.3 21.1 30.4 5.3 39.2 36.3 24.6 11.1 28.1 26.3 23.4 4.7 5.8 4.3
2021 36.8 25.2 28.2 9.8 36.6 35.2 28.2 6.8 26.4 28.8 27.2 3.0 7.8 6.0
2022 30.6 30.6 25.5 13.3 37.8 36.7 25.5 9.2 21.4 30.6 20.4 5.1 9.2 6.8
Player 39.6 23.4 27.7 9.3 37.6 35.8 26.7 6.3 28.3 28.4 25.7 3.5 7.1 5.2
MLB 45.0 22.9 25.1 7.1 36.7 37.8 25.4 3.8 33.1 24.5 24.4 5.7 6.7 4.6
! Note: All figures in this table cover the period 2015-present.

Pitch Movement


How this works: Every pitch is affected by the forces of gravity, which means that every pitch drops on its way from the mound to the plate. These numbers are reported with gravity, which makes them larger and different than other pitch movement numbers you may have seen. Since gravity requires time, and slower pitches aren’t ‘better’ just because they have more time to move, the movement of a pitch is compared to ‘average’ movement by comparing it to other MLB pitch types within +/- 2 MPH and from within +/- 0.5 feet of extension and release.
Vertical Movement (inches) Horizontal Movement (inches)
Year Pitch Team Hand # MPH Inches of Drop vs Avg % vs Avg Inches of Break vs Avg % Break vs Avg
2022 Curveball TB L 113 71.8 48.4 -6.3 -12 13.1 -0.8 -5
2022 Sinker TB L 63 86.3 25.2 -1.8 -7 14.3 -0.7 -4
2022 Cutter TB L 189 83.2 33.2 0.4 1 0.1 -2.5 -104
2022 Changeup TB L 130 78.7 39.7 2.6 7 16.7 0.9 5
2021 4-Seamer TB L 8 84.3 32.0 -5.1 -19 8.9 -1.8 -17
2021 Curveball TB L 442 71.1 49.3 -4.9 -9 15.4 0.1 1
2021 Sinker TB L 336 86.4 25.4 -0.3 -1 14.2 0.4 3
2021 Changeup TB L 697 78.4 38.4 1.4 4 17.4 2.4 16
2021 Cutter TB L 997 81.9 34.5 0.1 0 2.1 -0.4 -15
2020 Curveball TB L 88 70.9 51.2 -7.2 -12 17.5 2.1 13
2020 Changeup TB L 250 78.6 38.2 2.1 6 16.8 2.5 18
2020 Sinker TB L 195 87.3 24.1 -0.6 -2 14.3 1.1 8
2020 Cutter TB L 300 82.9 31.3 1.4 4 2.6 -1.2 -31
2019 Cutter TB L 754 84.1 31.3 2.1 6 1.9 -1.1 -37
2019 4-Seamer TB L 3 86.1 27.5 -5.4 -24 8.0 -0.5 -6
2019 Sinker TB L 496 88.1 24.3 -0.8 -3 14.5 0.5 3
2019 Changeup TB L 526 79.5 37.0 1.5 4 17.3 3.2 23
2019 Curveball TB L 278 72.8 50.6 -9.9 -16 14.5 1.5 12
2018 4-Seamer TB L 70 88.2 25.3 -5.9 -30 7.4 -0.1 -2
2018 Changeup TB L 598 81.2 36.2 1.9 5 18.1 4.4 32
2018 Curveball TB L 265 76.6 45.5 -12.0 -21 11.8 0.1 1
2018 Sinker TB L 771 89.3 21.9 -2.7 -11 14.2 -0.1 -1
2018 Cutter TB L 691 86.9 27.8 0.7 3 0.9 -3.1 -140
! Note: Years are in reverse order.
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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 %
2022 Cutter 2.9 6 189 38.2 48 .308 .513 .444 21.7 16.7 17.4 .255 .457 .376 35.5
2022 Changeup 2.8 4 130 26.3 42 .300 .425 .346 20.0 14.3 12.0 .363 .693 .438 40.0
2022 Curveball 0.3 0 113 22.8 34 .290 .484 .374 20.6 14.7 16.7 .191 .389 .281 15.4
2022 Sinker -0.9 -1 63 12.7 9 .143 .143 .288 8.3 11.1 16.7 .275 .408 .390 33.3
2021 Cutter 1.1 11 998 40.1 258 .325 .582 .409 15.3 16.7 14.8 .289 .497 .359 34.0
2021 Changeup 1.5 11 697 28.0 211 .238 .398 .289 25.3 19.0 13.6 .281 .412 .305 21.6
2021 Curveball -1.2 -5 449 18.0 120 .173 .318 .239 33.5 25.8 21.4 .174 .283 .228 16.0
2021 Sinker -0.8 -3 336 13.5 61 .321 .429 .347 9.8 4.9 10.7 .349 .564 .410 46.3
2021 4-Seamer -4.6 0 8 0.3 1 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 -- .666 .792 .617 0.0
2020 Cutter 1.0 3 300 36.0 100 .315 .461 .356 23.3 21.0 24.1 .284 .449 .342 35.7
2020 Changeup -0.7 -2 250 30.0 67 .215 .323 .247 36.0 19.4 14.0 .235 .369 .272 15.4
2020 Sinker -1.5 -3 195 23.4 43 .243 .297 .293 16.5 4.7 8.0 .268 .399 .335 27.8
2020 Curveball -1.8 -2 89 10.7 23 .150 .300 .236 40.5 34.8 26.7 .149 .184 .196 0.0
2019 Cutter -0.8 -6 754 36.7 228 .224 .379 .291 14.4 19.3 20.2 .243 .374 .282 22.1
2019 Changeup -1.8 -9 526 25.6 162 .206 .313 .233 31.8 22.8 22.6 .235 .363 .258 19.5
2019 Sinker 1.9 9 496 24.1 116 .340 .585 .416 16.3 16.4 16.8 .347 .560 .410 50.6
2019 Curveball -1.8 -5 278 13.5 54 .082 .204 .175 36.9 31.5 20.2 .135 .200 .185 9.1
2019 4-Seamer -4.7 0 3 0.1 1 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 -- .046 .046 .051 0.0
2018 Sinker 0.9 7 771 32.2 161 .308 .517 .393 13.5 17.4 17.5 .293 .483 .369 46.6
2018 Cutter -0.6 -4 691 28.8 191 .271 .412 .329 14.7 14.7 14.5 .265 .381 .310 15.4
2018 Changeup 0.9 5 598 24.9 176 .242 .448 .336 26.3 19.3 15.4 .270 .469 .337 25.0
2018 Curveball -2.7 -7 265 11.1 84 .095 .176 .195 41.2 42.9 27.3 .123 .206 .207 15.8
2018 4-Seamer -2.6 -2 70 2.9 10 .111 .111 .160 11.5 20.0 12.5 .170 .185 .215 42.9
! Note: Years are in reverse order.
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Spin Direction

Year Pitch Type Pitches MPH Active Spin % Total Movement (In.) Spin-Based Observed Deviation
2020 Changeup 233 78.5 95 18.1 9:15 9:30 -15
2020 Curveball 82 70.8 78 18.5 3:15 3:00 15
2020 Cutter 275 82.9 43 7.9 11:30 12:45 -75
2020 Sinker 179 87.3 98 18.5 10:00 10:15 -15
2021 Changeup 693 78.4 93 18.9 9:15 9:30 -15
2021 Curveball 447 71.1 74 16.7 3:00 2:45 15
2021 Cutter 990 81.9 40 6.4 11:45 12:45 -60
2021 Sinker 334 86.4 97 18.2 10:00 10:15 -15
2022 Changeup 130 78.7 94 17.8 9:00 9:15 -15
2022 Curveball 113 71.8 70 14.2 2:45 2:45 0
2022 Cutter 188 83.2 48 5.7 11:15 12:00 -45
2022 Sinker 63 86.3 98 18.3 10:00 10:15 -15
! Note: This table is showing data from the PITCHER perspective.
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Swing/Take

Runs
Year Team PA Pitches Heart Shadow Chase Waste All
2018 622 2,395 -5 -19 12 11 -1
2019 572 2,101 -9 -24 14 9 -11
2020 296 1,070 -1 -13 7 3 -4
2021 651 2,488 4 -12 12 9 13
2022 133 495 -3 5 5 1 9
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Plate Discipline

Season Pitches Zone % Zone Swing % Zone Contact % Chase % Chase Contact % Edge % 1st Pitch Strike % Swing % Whiff % Meatball % Meatball Swing %
2018 2,398 49.9 66.6 84.9 29.9 65.6 42.1 59.9 48.2 20.6 7.6 79.0
2019 2,057 49.5 67.4 82.1 32.1 67.1 44.0 65.8 49.6 22.3 7.5 76.1
2020 834 49.5 66.8 75.7 37.8 65.4 43.2 67.5 52.2 27.6 7.8 72.3
2021 2,488 48.5 67.0 83.3 31.7 68.6 44.2 64.9 48.8 21.1 6.2 80.5
2022 495 50.9 67.9 81.3 25.5 72.6 42.0 59.4 47.1 20.2 8.3 80.5
Player 8,272 49.4 67.0 82.6 31.5 67.2 43.3 63.7 49.1 21.9 7.2 78.0
MLB 48.5 66.9 82.0 28.3 58.4 42.6 60.7 47.0 24.6 7.2 76.0
! Note: All figures in this table cover the period 2015-present.

Percentile Rankings

Year xwOBA xBA xSLG xISO xOBP Brl Brl% EV HardHit% K% BB% Whiff% xERA FB Velo FB Spin CB Spin
2018 38 31 38 47 37 22 51 96 96 39 53 20 38 5 17 41
2019 75 42 61 78 79 23 48 99 99 34 98 25 75 1 16 33
2020 57 35 54 67 53 23 65 99 98 21 89 56 57 1 11 22
2021 35 15 28 44 52 7 50 99 98 14 97 16 35 1 10 23
2022 12 23 13 9 14 42 24 96 89 7 56 12 12 1 4 10
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Expected Home Runs

Year Team Avg HR Trot Actual HR xHR HR-xHR Doubters Mostly Gone No Doubters No Doubter %
2018 23.9 18 18.6 -1 7 15 8 44.4
2019 24.0 15 15.1 0 6 11 7 46.7
2020 24.5 10 9.2 1 8 5 6 60.0
2021 23.9 25 23.7 1 7 16 10 40.0
2022 24.2 3 4.8 -2 5 4 2 66.7

Expected Home Runs by Park

Year HR
2018 18 22 21 18 16 21 18 26 20 16 20 15 13 14 18 21 16 23 12 19 22 20 16 18 21 22 21 12 19 15 23
2019 15 17 15 15 13 13 15 20 15 17 13 15 8 13 13 17 14 19 12 14 18 11 12 16 18 16 18 12 20 13 20
2020 10 8 11 8 11 8 0 10 10 11 10 8 7 8 8 12 9 9 7 9 11 10 9 8 9 11 8 8 9 8 12
2021 25 23 25 20 26 24 25 26 26 23 21 24 20 18 23 26 27 23 23 24 27 21 22 27 21 27 25 23 21 21 29
2022 3 5 8 3 4 5 5 3 4 3 5 4 4 3 4 6 5 6 5 4 5 4 4 6 5 4 8 4 8 4 7
! 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 +/-  
Fastball Velocity 88.2 85.7 -2.5 84.7 -1 83 -1.7 84 1
Offspeed Velocity 81.2 79.5 -1.7 78.6 -0.9 78.4 -0.2 78.7 0.3
Breaking Velocity 76.6 72.8 -3.8 70.9 -1.9 71.1 0.2 71.8 0.7
Exit Velocity 85.7 84.9 -0.8 82.6 -2.3 84.8 2.2 85.2 0.4
Launch Angle 16.3 15.2 -1.1 10.9 -4.3 17.3 6.4 20.4 3.1
Barrel % 6.3 7 0.7 5.8 -1.2 7.8 2 9.2 1.4
Hard Hit % 26.9 26.2 -0.7 25.1 -1.1 28.2 3.1 31.6 3.4
Sweet Spot % 36.7 35.3 -1.4 42.1 6.8 37.6 -4.5 37.8 0.2
xBA .254 .25 -0.004 .253 0.003 .272 0.019 .276 0.004
BA .246 .228 -0.018 .256 0.028 .267 0.011 .291 0.024
xwOBA .317 .291 -0.026 .307 0.016 .323 0.016 .372 0.049
wOBA .314 .273 -0.041 .301 0.028 .325 0.024 .361 0.036
xSLG .407 .39 -0.017 .39 0 .436 0.046 .518 0.082
SLG .414 .383 -0.031 .374 -0.009 .457 0.083 .453 -0.004
K% 20.4 20.8 0.4 18.8 -2 17.9 -0.9 15 -2.9
BB% 8 3.6 -4.4 5.1 1.5 4.1 -1 7.5 3.4
Swing % 48.2 49.6 1.4 52.2 2.6 48.8 -3.4 47.1 -1.7
Whiff% 20.6 22.3 1.7 27.6 5.3 21.1 -6.5 20.2 -0.9
In Zone % 49.9 49.5 -0.4 49.5 0 48.5 -1 50.9 2.4
Out of Zone % 50.1 50.5 0.4 50.5 0 51.5 1 49.1 -2.4
Out of Zone Swing % 29.9 32.1 2.2 37.8 5.7 31.7 -6.1 25.5 -6.2
First Pitch Swing % 24.4 28.5 4.1 35 6.5 29.1 -5.9 27.8 -1.3
First Pitch Strike % 59.9 65.8 5.9 67.5 1.7 64.9 -2.6 59.4 -5.5
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Statcast Shift Statistics

vs RHHvs LHH
YearPAwOBAPAShifts%PAShifts%
2018 622 .314 459 47 10.2 163 42 25.8
2019 561 .273 417 108 25.9 144 21 14.6
2020 233 .301 172 39 22.7 61 10 16.4
2021 632 .325 501 88 17.6 131 14 10.7
2022 133 .361 105 14 13.3 28 8 28.6

Pitch Tempo