Sal Frelick
RF | Bats/Throws: L/R | 5' 8" 185LBS | Age: 24
Draft: 2021 | Rd: 1, #15, Milwaukee Brewers | Boston College
PA AB R H HR SB AVG OBP SLG OPS
2023 223 191 29 47 3 7 .246 .341 .351 .692
2024 194 173 26 44 2 7 .254 .335 .335 .670
2 Seasons 417 364 55 91 5 14 .250 .338 .343 .681
AVG HR SB OPS
2023 .246 3 7 .692
2024 .254 2 7 .670
2 Seasons .250 5 14 .681
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Statcast Batting Statistics

Season Age Pitches Batted
Balls
Barrels Barrel % Barrel/PA Exit
Velocity
Max EV Launch
Angle
LA Sweet-
Spot %
XBA XSLG WOBA XWOBA XWOBACON HardHit% K% BB%
2023 23 878 157 4 2.5 1.8 83.3 106.2 8.1 29.3 .235 .304 .309 .296 .291 23.6 16.6 12.6
2024 24 703 131 1 0.8 0.5 85.5 105.9 5.1 28.2 .226 .288 .302 .276 .288 22.1 20.0 10.0
Player 1581 288 5 1.7 1.2 84.3 106.2 6.8 28.8 .231 .296 .306 .286 .290 22.9 18.2 11.4
MLB 6.9 4.7 88.5 122.4 12.2 33.1 .245 .406 .316 .315 .369 36.4 22.2 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, Sweeper, Slurve, 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
2023 53.5 15.9 21.7 8.9 29.3 37.6 33.1 5.1 42.0 23.6 24.2 2.5 2.5 1.8
2024 51.9 18.3 24.4 5.3 29.8 43.5 26.7 6.1 43.5 20.6 25.2 3.1 0.8 0.5
Player 52.8 17.0 22.9 7.3 29.5 40.3 30.2 5.6 42.7 22.2 24.7 2.8 1.7 1.2
MLB 44.6 23.6 24.8 7.0 37.1 37.5 25.3 3.9 32.8 24.7 24.4 5.8 6.9 4.7
! Note: All figures in this table cover the period 2015-present.

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 %
2024 4-Seam Fastball 0.8 2 247 35.1 74 .308 .385 .364 11.7 14.9 15.7 .293 .357 .333 22.2
2024 Slider 1.4 1 94 13.4 20 .167 .333 .305 25.0 40.0 30.8 .114 .164 .177 30.0
2024 Cutter -0.1 0 88 12.5 23 .300 .350 .341 16.7 17.4 17.4 .282 .341 .328 25.0
2024 Sinker 0.6 1 79 11.2 33 .286 .464 .391 5.7 18.2 35.3 .199 .309 .293 36.4
2024 Curveball -0.7 -1 79 11.2 11 .100 .100 .145 30.0 36.4 14.8 .116 .137 .164 0.0
2024 Changeup -0.4 0 65 9.2 17 .235 .235 .265 13.8 5.9 7.7 .181 .214 .173 6.3
2024 Sweeper -1.1 0 32 4.6 6 .000 .000 .117 36.4 50.0 21.4 .043 .048 .150 0.0
2024 Split-Finger -4.7 -1 19 2.7 6 .000 .000 .000 22.2 16.7 20.0 .245 .295 .232 20.0
2023 4-Seam Fastball 1.1 3 289 32.9 71 .305 .475 .387 15.4 21.1 16.9 .274 .369 .340 28.9
2023 Slider -2.0 -3 170 19.4 43 .162 .162 .223 14.1 18.6 16.3 .186 .222 .252 20.7
2023 Sinker 1.6 2 102 11.6 22 .412 .471 .430 7.7 9.1 8.0 .330 .376 .370 12.5
2023 Changeup -6.3 -6 99 11.3 35 .152 .182 .159 15.7 14.3 14.7 .202 .226 .221 17.2
2023 Curveball -2.2 -2 89 10.1 22 .091 .136 .098 17.6 13.6 11.5 .180 .205 .169 21.1
2023 Cutter 2.0 2 83 9.5 24 .471 .882 .608 13.5 12.5 11.5 .278 .511 .440 42.9
2023 Sweeper -1.3 0 35 4.0 4 .250 .250 .225 23.1 25.0 9.1 .218 .243 .202 33.3
2023 Split-Finger -0.5 0 10 1.1 1 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 .026 .026 .023 0.0
! Note: Years are in reverse order.
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Swing/Take

Runs
Year Team PA Pitches Heart Shadow Chase Waste All
2023 232 923 -6 -10 4 4 -8
2024 190 703 -4 -5 7 4 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 %
2023 878 47.9 58.2 90.2 29.0 75.9 41.9 20.6 43.1 14.6 5.9 63.5
2024 703 50.1 53.4 92.0 24.8 67.8 38.7 20.5 39.1 15.6 8.1 54.4
Player 1,581 48.9 56.0 91.0 27.2 72.7 40.5 20.6 41.3 15.0 6.9 58.7
MLB 48.6 67.0 82.0 28.4 57.9 42.6 29.7 47.2 24.8 7.3 76.2
! 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
Bat
Speed
Swing
Length
2023 22 81 87
2024 9 17 1 1 37 1 1 7 24 2 56 71 92 67 92 42 73 5 85
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Expected Home Runs

Year Team Avg HR Trot Actual HR xHR HR-xHR Doubters Mostly Gone No Doubters No Doubter %
2023 22.2 3 3.0 0 3 4 0 0.0
2024 22.6 2 1.5 1 2 2 0 0.0
Player 22.4 5 4.4 1 5 6 0 0.0

Expected Home Runs by Park

Year HR
2023 3 3 1 4 3 3 3 3 2 2 2 3 2 3 2 4 4 3 3 3 4 3 5 4 3 1 3 4 4 2 3
2024 2 2 0 1 2 2 2 2 1 1 1 2 1 1 2 1 1 2 1 2 2 0 3 2 1 1 1 1 3 2 1
Player 5 5 1 5 5 5 5 5 3 3 3 5 3 4 4 5 5 5 4 5 6 3 8 6 4 2 4 5 7 4 4
! 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 2023 2024 +/-  
Exit Velocity 83.3 85.5 2.2
Launch Angle 8.1 5.1 -3.0
Barrel % 2.5 0.8 -1.7
Hard Hit % 23.6 22.1 -1.5
LA Sweet-Spot % 29.3 28.2 -1.1
xBA .235 .226 -0.009
BA .246 .249 0.003
xwOBA .296 .276 -0.020
wOBA .309 .302 -0.007
xSLG .304 .288 -0.016
SLG .351 .331 -0.020
K% 16.6 20.0 3.4
BB% 12.6 10.0 -2.6
Swing % 43.1 39.1 -4.0
Whiff% 14.6 15.6 1.0
In Zone % 47.9 50.1 2.2
Out of Zone % 52.1 49.9 -2.2
Out of Zone Swing % 29.0 24.8 -4.2
First Pitch Swing % 20.6 20.5 -0.1
First Pitch Strike % 58.7 58.9 0.2
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Statcast Fielder Positioning

wOBA
SeasonAlignment TypeBat SidePAShifts/Shades%No Shift/ShadeShift/Shade
2023 Shades L 223 37 16.6 .302 .346
2024 Shades L 190 34 17.9 .303 .297
! Note: Shifts are through the 2022 season, Shaded starting from the 2023 season, Shift: three or more infielders are on the same side of second base, Shade: positioned outside of their typical responsible slices of the field.
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Pitch Tempo

Bases EmptyRunners On Base
SeasonTeamPitchesTempoFast %Slow %PitchesTempoFast %Slow %
2023 260 15.0 50.8% 0.8% 163 18.5 5.5% 1.2%
2024 231 14.9 51.9% 0.0% 106 18.5 7.5% 0.0%
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