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Sammy Long
P | B/T: L/L | 6' 1" 185LBS | Age: 26

Draft: 2016 | Rd: 18, #540, Tampa Bay Rays | Sacramento State
Poor Avg Great

Stats

W L ERA G GS SV IP SO WHIP
2021 1 1 5.81 7 3 0 26.1 27 1.25
1 Season 1 1 5.81 7 3 0 26.1 27 1.25
G W-L ERA IP SO WHIP
2021 7 1-1 5.81 26.1 27 1.25
1 Season 7 1-1 5.81 26.1 27 1.25

Statcast Statistics

Season Age Pitches Batted Balls Barrels Barrel % Exit Velocity Max EV Launch Angle Sweet Spot % XBA XSLG WOBA XWOBA XWOBACON HardHit% K% BB% ERA xERA
2021 26 450 77 3 3.9 89.3 113.6 12.9 35.1 .223 .359 .293 .293 .337 37.7 23.5 7.8 5.81 3.61
450 77 3 3.9 89.3 113.6 12.9 35.1 .223 .359 .293 .293 .337 37.7 23.5 7.8
6.6 88.3 122.2 12 32.8 .243 .402 .317 .312 .363 35.5 22 8.4

Statcast Pitch Arsenal

Long relies on 5 pitches.
4-Seam Fastball
(42.7%) ,
Curveball
(34.4%) ,
Changeup
(18%) ,
Slider
(3.3%) ,
Sinker
(1.6%) ,


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Pitch Tracking

Year Pitch Type # # RHB # LHB % MPH PA AB H 1B 2B 3B HR SO BBE BA XBA SLG XSLG WOBA XWOBA EV LA Spin Ext. Whiff% PutAway%
2021 4-Seam Fastball 192 121 71 42.7 92.8 49 42 11 6 4 0 1 8 34 .262 .240 .429 .386 .351 .329 91.9 16 2099 6.1 12.8 18.6
2021 Curveball 155 95 60 34.4 75.3 34 32 4 4 0 0 0 15 17 .125 .176 .125 .239 .145 .212 90.6 6 2468 5.8 32.2 25.0
2021 Changeup 81 62 19 18.0 80.6 25 23 6 4 2 0 0 4 19 .261 .217 .348 .301 .296 .264 84.9 16 1890 6.1 34.8 17.4
2021 Slider 15 3 12 3.3 86.8 4 4 2 1 1 0 0 0 4 .500 .211 .750 .315 .532 .228 74.1 -6 2103 6.0 42.9 0.0
2021 Sinker 7 4 3 1.6 92.3 3 3 1 0 0 0 1 0 3 .333 .550 1.333 1.762 .674 .940 100.7 21 2125 6.1 0.0 0.0


Batted Ball Profile

Season GB % FB % LD % PU % Pull % Straight % Oppo % Weak % Topped % Under % Flare/Burner % Solid % Barrel %
2021 40.3 31.2 23.4 5.2 35.1 40.3 24.7 5.2 28.6 29.9 23.4 9.1 3.9
40.3 31.2 23.4 5.2 35.1 40.3 24.7 5.2 28.6 29.9 23.4 9.1 3.9
45.2 22.3 25.5 7.1 36.6 37.9 25.5 3.7 33.3 24.3 24.5 5.6 6.6

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
2021 Changeup SF L 81 80.6 27.1 -5.3 -16 10.1 -2.8 -22
2021 Slider SF L 15 86.8 26.7 -7.2 -21 1.9 -2.1 -53
2021 Sinker SF L 7 92.3 14.4 -7.4 -34 11.2 -3.5 -24
2021 Curveball SF L 155 75.3 62.2 2 3 1.1 -9.5 -113
2021 4-Seamer SF L 192 92.8 13.7 1.2 8 6.7 0 0
! 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 %
2021 Sinker 19.9 1 7 1.6 3 .333 1.333 .667 0 0 0 .55 1.762 .94 100
2021 Slider 7.3 1 15 3.3 4 .5 .75 .538 42.9 0 0 .21 .315 .228 25
2021 Changeup -0.9 -1 81 18 25 .261 .348 .3 34.8 16 17.4 .217 .301 .265 15.8
2021 Curveball -1.2 -2 155 34.4 34 .125 .125 .2 32.2 44.1 25 .176 .239 .212 23.5
2021 4-Seamer -0.1 0 192 42.7 49 .262 .429 .353 12.8 16.3 18.6 .24 .386 .329 52.9
! 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
2021 Changeup 80 80.6 94 17.3 10:15 10:45 -30
2021 Curveball 155 75.3 73 16.8 5:45 6:15 -30
2021 4-Seam Fastball 191 92.8 98 18.8 11:00 11:15 -15
2021 Slider 15 86.8 52 8.5 11:30 12:30 -60
! 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
2021 115 450 0 -6 3 2 0
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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 %
2021 450 53.3 64.2 85.1 26.2 50.9 42.4 63.5 46.4 23.9 9.8 61.4
450 53.3 64.2 85.1 26.2 50.9 42.4 63.5 46.4 23.9 9.8 61.4
48.5 66.7 82.1 28.3 58.6 42.6 60.6 46.9 24.5 7.2 75.9

Percentile Rankings

Year xwOBA xBA xSLG xISO xOBP Brl Brl% EV HardHit% K% BB% Whiff% xERA FB Velo FB Spin CB Spin
2021 41 19 50
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Expected Home Runs

Year Team Avg HR Trot Actual HR xHR HR-xHR Doubters Mostly Gone No Doubters No Doubter %
2021 22.2 2 3.3 -1 3 3 1 50

Expected Home Runs by Park

Year HR
2021 2 3 6 3 4 4 4 4 5 2 6 4 1 3 4 4 2 3 1 4 1 4 4 2 2 4 4 3 3 2 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 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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Statcast Shift Statistics

vs RHHvs LHH
YearPAwOBAPAShifts%PAShifts%
2021 115 .293 73 1 1.4 42 20 47.6

Pitch Distribution