Sandy Alcantara
P | B/T: R/R | 6' 5" 200LBS | Age: 27

Stats

W L ERA G GS SV IP SO WHIP
2022 14 8 2.32 31 31 0 220.2 199 0.99
6 Seasons 34 42 3.13 117 109 0 708.0 630 1.15
G W-L ERA IP SO WHIP
2022 31 14-8 2.32 220.2 199 0.99
6 Seasons 117 34-42 3.13 708.0 630 1.15

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
2017 21 155 23 1 4.3 2.6 84.7 104.9 13.1 56.5 .294 .448 .375 .378 .478 42.1 25.6 15.4 4.32 6.49
2018 22 567 91 3 3.3 2.1 88.3 110.5 11.7 23.1 .215 .328 .317 .311 .308 31.9 20.5 15.8 3.44 4.09
2019 23 3091 598 39 6.5 4.7 87.3 111.7 11.8 29.9 .244 .424 .308 .322 .351 34.3 18.0 9.7 3.88 4.60
2020 24 662 117 7 6 4.1 88.3 108.7 6.8 32.5 .243 .386 .288 .310 .360 38.5 22.7 8.7 3.00 4.07
2021 25 3095 576 35 6.1 4.2 87.6 115.7 4.5 29.9 .232 .369 .279 .288 .348 39.4 24.0 6.0 3.19 3.47
2022 26 3148 599 33 5.5 3.9 87.9 114.8 5.7 27.9 .216 .334 .262 .269 .317 39.2 23.2 5.8 2.33 2.96
Player 10718 2004 118 5.9 4.1 87.6 115.7 7.6 29.4 .232 .374 .286 .296 .340 37.5 21.8 7.8
MLB 6.7 4.6 88.4 122.4 12.1 32.8 .245 .405 .316 .315 .368 35.8 22.1 8.4
! Note: All figures in this table cover the period 2015-present.

Statcast Pitch Arsenal

Alcantara relies on 5 pitches.
Changeup
(27.2%) ,
Sinker
(25%) ,
4-Seam Fastball
(25%) ,
Slider
(22.5%) ,
Curveball
(0.3%) ,


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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
2017 26.1 8.7 56.5 8.7 39.1 43.5 17.4 4.3 17.4 13.0 34.8 8.7 4.3 2.6
2018 50.5 19.8 18.7 11.0 40.7 33.0 23.1 2.2 35.2 27.5 22.0 7.7 3.3 2.1
2019 45.5 24.1 22.7 7.7 36.3 38.6 25.1 4.5 35.3 24.7 21.4 6.5 6.5 4.7
2020 50.4 19.7 24.8 5.1 40.2 40.2 19.7 4.3 36.8 24.8 24.8 3.4 6.0 4.1
2021 54.0 20.5 21.2 4.3 39.4 38.2 22.4 5.6 40.3 19.4 22.6 6.1 6.1 4.2
2022 54.1 19.9 18.9 7.2 36.4 39.1 24.5 6.2 40.7 21.2 20.7 5.0 5.5 3.9
Player 50.8 21.2 21.5 6.6 37.7 38.5 23.7 5.2 38.2 22.2 21.9 5.8 5.9 4.1
MLB 44.9 23.1 25.0 7.1 36.8 37.7 25.4 3.8 32.9 24.5 24.3 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 MIA R 11 86.2 39.3 -3.8 -9 2.4 -2.4 -49
2022 4-Seamer MIA R 785 97.9 14.9 -2.0 -16 12.0 3.9 49
2022 Changeup MIA R 853 91.8 28.9 1.4 5 16.8 1.5 10
2022 Sinker MIA R 785 97.8 21.3 1.1 5 17.7 2.1 14
2022 Slider MIA R 708 90.0 30.5 0.0 0 0.3 -2.8 -89
2021 Slider MIA R 746 90.4 30.1 0.2 1 1.3 -3.8 -153
2021 Sinker MIA R 873 97.6 21.5 1.7 8 17.3 1.8 12
2021 Changeup MIA R 728 91.8 29.2 2.5 9 16.1 1.3 9
2021 4-Seamer MIA R 667 98.1 14.8 -1.9 -14 10.6 2.6 32
2021 Curveball MIA R 79 83.7 42.9 -4.4 -9 3.8 -3.5 -48
2020 4-Seamer MIA R 164 96.9 14.0 -0.6 -4 9.5 1.8 24
2020 Sinker MIA R 231 96.2 21.5 1.9 10 16.9 2.0 14
2020 Changeup MIA R 68 90.1 29.7 1.9 7 16.4 2.3 16
2020 Curveball MIA R 53 82.0 44.9 -4.6 -9 6.2 -1.7 -22
2020 Slider MIA R 146 87.3 33.6 0.3 1 2.6 -1.1 -31
2019 Slider MIA R 664 86.0 37.0 0.9 3 4.3 -0.2 -5
2019 4-Seamer MIA R 933 95.6 15.8 -0.8 -5 9.3 1.3 16
2019 Curveball MIA R 266 82.0 47.5 -3.5 -7 5.5 -1.8 -25
2019 Changeup MIA R 374 89.1 30.5 2.0 7 16.1 1.9 14
2019 Sinker MIA R 853 95.3 22.9 1.7 8 17.2 2.0 13
2018 Sinker MIA R 153 95.3 23.7 3.3 16 16.3 1.6 11
2018 4-Seamer MIA R 190 95.5 15.8 -0.9 -6 7.8 0.0 0
2018 Slider MIA R 100 86.1 35.2 -0.3 -1 4.2 -0.3 -7
2018 Changeup MIA R 72 89.0 30.6 2.5 9 14.7 0.6 4
2018 Curveball MIA R 52 82.7 45.4 -5.6 -11 4.9 -2.6 -34
2017 4-Seamer STL R 36 98.6 13.3 -1.7 -15 7.3 -1.4 -16
2017 Sinker STL R 52 98.2 20.7 3.3 19 15.9 0.3 2
2017 Slider STL R 30 85.7 36.8 1.5 4 5.2 1.2 28
2017 Changeup STL R 17 90.9 25.3 0.4 2 11.6 -2.3 -16
! 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 Changeup -2.7 -23 856 27.2 247 .142 .185 .176 34.4 30.0 27.1 .174 .236 .204 30.4
2022 Sinker -1.0 -8 787 25.0 249 .269 .361 .321 10.4 11.6 16.2 .252 .341 .298 37.4
2022 4-Seamer -0.2 -2 786 25.0 188 .234 .444 .325 22.9 23.4 19.5 .229 .428 .317 48.4
2022 Slider -0.4 -3 708 22.5 170 .217 .360 .267 30.9 30.6 23.1 .217 .369 .272 45.5
2022 Curveball -0.2 0 11 0.3 2 .000 .000 .000 33.3 0.0 0.0 .032 .070 .041 0.0
2021 Sinker -1.7 -15 873 28.2 226 .229 .361 .320 18.0 11.5 18.4 .260 .381 .308 37.0
2021 Slider -0.2 -1 747 24.1 200 .189 .335 .268 38.3 32.0 27.7 .186 .310 .244 39.0
2021 Changeup -0.6 -4 728 23.5 233 .229 .346 .289 30.8 28.8 23.0 .235 .361 .289 37.8
2021 4-Seamer 0.6 4 668 21.6 170 .234 .399 .309 23.3 25.9 17.1 .239 .417 .305 44.3
2021 Curveball 3.2 3 79 2.6 6 .500 1.167 .842 25.0 0.0 0.0 .483 .727 .515 66.7
2020 Sinker -3.2 -7 231 34.9 67 .179 .196 .281 16.1 10.4 25.0 .254 .350 .334 28.6
2020 4-Seamer 1.2 2 164 24.8 43 .250 .350 .291 24.1 27.9 18.5 .237 .346 .282 50.0
2020 Slider -0.2 0 146 22.1 27 .240 .520 .367 34.9 33.3 16.1 .226 .427 .291 29.4
2020 Changeup 2.1 1 68 10.3 24 .261 .522 .346 37.1 37.5 33.3 .243 .513 .331 57.1
2020 Curveball -0.4 0 53 8.0 11 .273 .455 .309 11.1 18.2 16.7 .254 .360 .261 44.4
2019 4-Seamer -0.1 -1 933 30.2 266 .229 .394 .332 16.0 17.7 14.6 .242 .449 .339 43.0
2019 Sinker -1.2 -10 853 27.6 240 .243 .379 .339 21.8 10.8 18.7 .259 .414 .343 27.5
2019 Slider 0.9 6 664 21.5 159 .252 .464 .345 31.5 30.8 22.6 .222 .409 .285 36.3
2019 Changeup 0.4 1 374 12.1 113 .274 .396 .316 30.1 16.8 16.1 .268 .449 .325 29.9
2019 Curveball -1.2 -3 266 8.6 55 .184 .286 .252 28.1 18.2 19.6 .206 .345 .263 29.3
2018 4-Seamer 1.7 3 190 33.5 54 .314 .486 .447 19.0 13.0 12.3 .274 .393 .410 22.6
2018 Sinker -2.2 -3 153 27.0 40 .200 .400 .308 26.0 12.5 13.9 .235 .384 .321 33.3
2018 Slider 0.0 0 100 17.6 19 .176 .235 .234 40.5 42.1 19.0 .194 .384 .289 55.6
2018 Changeup -2.3 -2 72 12.7 24 .130 .261 .188 38.5 29.2 25.9 .130 .151 .150 31.3
2018 Curveball -2.0 -1 52 9.2 9 .143 .143 .178 13.3 33.3 42.9 .152 .164 .187 40.0
2017 Sinker 1.4 1 52 33.5 15 .231 .231 .333 34.8 20.0 20.0 .295 .406 .351 50.0
2017 4-Seamer 2.0 1 36 23.2 9 .167 .667 .456 31.3 33.3 33.3 .218 .527 .437 33.3
2017 Slider -1.6 0 30 19.4 6 .200 .200 .267 41.7 33.3 22.2 .391 .525 .438 33.3
2017 Changeup 2.1 0 17 11.0 4 .500 .500 .450 60.0 25.0 33.3 .356 .481 .361 33.3
! 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 66 90.1 87 17.4 1:45 2:45 -60
2020 Curveball 53 82.0 47 9.2 7:45 7:30 15
2020 4-Seam Fastball 164 96.9 89 17.8 1:30 1:15 15
2020 Sinker 231 96.2 89 19.2 1:30 2:15 -45
2020 Slider 146 87.3 16 3.7 9:45 9:45 0
2021 Changeup 689 91.8 88 17.1 1:45 2:45 -60
2021 Curveball 76 83.8 38 7.3 7:45 7:15 30
2021 4-Seam Fastball 667 98.1 91 17.2 1:30 1:15 15
2021 Sinker 868 97.6 91 19.2 1:30 2:15 -45
2021 Slider 744 90.4 18 3.8 12:00 12:45 -45
2022 Changeup 832 91.8 90 17.8 1:45 2:45 -60
2022 Curveball 11 86.2 29 5.3 8:30 7:00 90
2022 4-Seam Fastball 784 97.9 94 18.2 1:45 1:30 15
2022 Sinker 785 97.8 93 19.7 1:30 2:15 -45
2022 Slider 708 90.0 17 3.3 11:45 11:15 30
! 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
2017 34 135 -1 1 1 0 1
2018 146 567 -6 -6 5 4 -3
2019 833 3,090 -17 -22 18 13 -7
2020 227 857 -12 -2 5 3 -6
2021 835 3,095 -9 -24 7 11 -14
2022 856 3,147 -21 -38 16 8 -35
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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 %
2017 155 48.1 63.1 70.7 28.6 40.0 44.4 56.4 45.8 36.6 10.4 50.0
2018 567 46.7 65.3 81.5 24.8 52.0 40.6 61.6 43.7 27.0 6.9 69.2
2019 3,091 47.3 70.0 82.4 31.3 60.0 43.7 60.5 49.6 23.5 7.7 74.8
2020 662 51.7 67.5 84.0 28.1 54.4 42.9 61.0 48.5 24.0 8.6 73.7
2021 3,095 51.8 71.4 80.1 33.8 53.7 43.7 64.0 53.3 27.3 7.9 80.5
2022 3,148 52.4 70.3 81.4 34.3 58.8 46.4 62.1 53.1 24.7 7.2 77.2
Player 10,718 50.4 70.0 81.3 32.3 56.9 44.3 62.0 51.3 25.4 7.7 76.4
MLB 48.5 66.9 82.0 28.4 58.3 42.6 60.8 47.1 24.7 7.3 76.1
! Note: All figures in this table cover the period 2015-present.

Percentile Rankings

Year xwOBA /
xERA
xBA xSLG xISO xOBP Brl Brl% EV Hard
Hit%
K% BB% Whiff% Chase
Rate
FB
Velo
FB
Spin
CB
Spin
Extension
2017 99 85 30
2018 87 61 38 41
2019 40 49 41 40 37 7 59 80 68 16 25 35 73 84 74 45 16
2020 55 46 55 62 52 38 62 51 42 47 49 31 54 92 68 33 28
2021 75 58 65 72 80 11 75 77 42 54 83 61 95 98 61 39 18
2022 84 74 80 77 86 12 78 64 38 52 81 44 92 96 51 15
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Expected Home Runs

Year Team Avg HR Trot Actual HR xHR HR-xHR Doubters Mostly Gone No Doubters No Doubter %
2017 23.1 2 1.1 1 2 0 1 50.0
2018 21.1 3 2.7 0 2 3 1 33.3
2019 22.7 23 28.1 -5 16 23 11 47.8
2020 23.0 6 4.7 1 3 4 1 16.7
2021 23.1 21 22.4 -1 11 21 7 33.3
2022 23.7 16 18.1 -2 15 16 6 37.5

Expected Home Runs by Park

Year HR
2017 2 1 2 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 2 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
2018 3 2 6 3 2 3 2 3 4 3 2 2 1 1 3 4 2 3 2 4 3 3 2 2 3 4 2 1 2 2 4
2019 23 35 33 27 29 28 30 33 30 26 32 31 19 21 24 31 21 32 18 28 33 26 24 24 27 30 30 25 25 30 40
2020 6 5 4 5 5 5 0 5 4 4 7 5 4 4 4 5 5 5 2 4 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5
2021 21 20 30 17 20 27 20 26 24 22 25 23 17 15 19 25 30 22 17 19 26 19 20 27 22 26 26 19 22 18 30
2022 16 20 27 17 18 20 20 12 20 18 22 16 14 14 15 21 22 20 16 18 26 16 16 16 18 18 18 14 16 10 25
! 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 98.4 95.4 -3 95.5 0.1 96.5 1 97.8 1.3 97.9 0.1
Offspeed Velocity 90.9 89 -1.9 89.1 0.1 90.1 1 91.8 1.7 91.8 0
Breaking Velocity 85.7 84.9 -0.8 84.8 -0.1 85.9 1.1 89.8 3.9 89.9 0.1
Exit Velocity 84.7 88.3 3.6 87.3 -1 88.3 1 87.6 -0.7 87.9 0.3
Launch Angle 13.1 11.7 -1.4 11.8 0.1 6.8 -5 4.5 -2.3 5.7 1.2
Barrel % 4.3 3.3 -1 6.5 3.2 6 -0.5 6.1 0.1 5.5 -0.6
Hard Hit % 42.1 31.9 -10.2 34.3 2.4 38.5 4.2 39.4 0.9 39.2 -0.2
Sweet Spot % 56.5 23.1 -33.4 29.9 6.8 32.5 2.6 29.9 -2.6 27.9 -2
xBA .294 .215 -0.079 .244 0.029 .243 -0.001 .232 -0.011 .216 -0.016
BA .273 .214 -0.059 .241 0.027 .226 -0.015 .223 -0.003 .213 -0.01
xwOBA .378 .311 -0.067 .322 0.011 .31 -0.012 .288 -0.022 .269 -0.019
wOBA .375 .317 -0.058 .308 -0.009 .288 -0.02 .279 -0.009 .262 -0.017
xSLG .448 .328 -0.12 .424 0.096 .386 -0.038 .369 -0.017 .334 -0.035
SLG .485 .359 -0.126 .397 0.038 .355 -0.042 .365 0.01 .327 -0.038
K% 25.6 20.5 -5.1 18 -2.5 22.7 4.7 24 1.3 23.2 -0.8
BB% 15.4 15.8 0.4 9.7 -6.1 8.7 -1 6 -2.7 5.8 -0.2
Swing % 45.8 43.7 -2.1 49.6 5.9 48.5 -1.1 53.3 4.8 53.1 -0.2
Whiff% 36.6 27 -9.6 23.5 -3.5 24 0.5 27.3 3.3 24.7 -2.6
In Zone % 48.1 46.7 -1.4 47.3 0.6 51.7 4.4 51.8 0.1 52.4 0.6
Out of Zone % 51.9 53.3 1.4 52.7 -0.6 48.3 -4.4 48.2 -0.1 47.6 -0.6
Out of Zone Swing % 28.6 24.8 -3.8 31.3 6.5 28.1 -3.2 33.8 5.7 34.3 0.5
First Pitch Swing % 25.6 29.5 3.9 32.6 3.1 32 -0.6 36.2 4.2 34.9 -1.3
First Pitch Strike % 56.4 61.6 5.2 60.5 -1.1 61 0.5 64 3 62.1 -1.9
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Statcast Shift Statistics

vs RHHvs LHH
YearPAwOBAPAShifts%PAShifts%
2017 34 .335 16 0 0.0 18 0 0.0
2018 146 .317 67 13 19.4 79 34 43.0
2019 833 .308 380 72 18.9 453 258 57.0
2020 172 .288 89 36 40.4 83 37 44.6
2021 835 .279 398 154 38.7 437 174 39.8
2022 855 .262 395 162 41.0 460 282 61.3

Pitch Tempo