Santiago Espinal
2B | B/T: R/R | 5' 10" 187LBS | Age: 27

Draft: 2016 | Rd: 10, #298, Boston Red Sox | Miami Dade CC
Poor Avg Great

Stats

PA AB R H HR RBI SB AVG OBP SLG OPS
2022 408 376 41 102 7 41 5 .271 .319 .383 .702
3 Seasons 720 658 83 187 9 64 12 .284 .338 .386 .724
AVG HR RBI SB OPS
2022 .271 7 41 5 .702
3 Seasons .284 9 64 12 .724

Statcast Batting 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%
2020 25 266 46 1 2.2 1.5 87.3 104.4 14.5 45.7 .246 .345 .282 .283 .347 28.3 24.2 6.1
2021 26 912 193 3 1.6 1.2 84.8 104.2 13.1 35.8 .267 .346 .344 .307 .309 22.8 12.2 8.9
2022 27 1566 316 12 3.8 2.9 86.3 107.5 14.6 36.1 .269 .358 .308 .300 .328 32.3 15.7 6.6
Player 2744 555 16 2.9 2.2 85.9 107.5 14.1 36.8 .266 .353 .318 .301 .323 28.6 15.3 7.4
MLB 6.7 4.6 88.4 122.2 12.1 33.0 .245 .406 .316 .315 .368 35.8 22.0 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, 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
2020 32.6 13.0 45.7 8.7 45.7 39.1 15.2 6.5 28.3 26.1 30.4 6.5 2.2 1.5
2021 43.0 20.2 26.9 9.8 38.9 30.6 30.6 5.2 31.6 29.0 30.1 2.6 1.6 1.2
2022 42.1 19.3 28.5 10.1 38.0 37.7 24.4 5.7 32.9 26.6 27.2 3.8 3.8 2.9
Player 41.6 19.1 29.4 9.9 38.9 35.3 25.8 5.6 32.1 27.4 28.5 3.6 2.9 2.2
MLB 44.9 23.0 25.0 7.1 36.7 37.7 25.4 3.8 33.1 24.5 24.5 5.7 6.7 4.6
! 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 %
2022 4-Seamer 0.6 3 476 30.4 130 .322 .470 .378 13.7 15.4 14.6 .294 .443 .360 38.5
2022 Slider -1.6 -6 397 25.4 107 .180 .250 .222 25.3 19.6 17.4 .235 .285 .255 21.3
2022 Sinker -1.4 -4 284 18.1 78 .260 .329 .282 9.1 7.7 9.8 .259 .326 .276 44.1
2022 Changeup 0.7 1 137 8.7 43 .325 .450 .347 21.1 11.6 10.9 .258 .330 .276 22.2
2022 Curveball 2.0 3 133 8.5 24 .333 .417 .329 20.5 29.2 14.9 .290 .340 .278 29.4
2022 Cutter 0.0 0 126 8.0 22 .333 .619 .418 14.0 18.2 14.8 .337 .443 .357 29.4
2022 Splitter -6.5 -1 10 0.6 2 .000 .000 .000 20.0 50.0 33.3 .169 .196 .159 0.0
2021 4-Seamer 0.3 1 298 32.7 95 .345 .440 .382 12.1 12.6 16.7 .277 .352 .317 30.1
2021 Slider -0.4 -1 192 21.1 35 .250 .344 .323 27.8 20.0 12.1 .264 .348 .304 12.0
2021 Sinker -4.0 -5 137 15.0 40 .333 .444 .376 7.1 0.0 0.0 .292 .418 .349 30.6
2021 Changeup 2.7 3 105 11.5 34 .281 .344 .326 26.8 17.6 14.6 .255 .304 .272 11.5
2021 Cutter -0.4 0 90 9.9 21 .235 .353 .338 7.1 9.5 12.5 .221 .276 .309 13.3
2021 Curveball -1.4 -1 81 8.9 19 .316 .421 .321 13.3 15.8 11.1 .250 .311 .246 18.8
2021 Splitter -3.6 0 8 0.9 1 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 .237 .569 .333 0.0
2021 N/A 149.8 1 1 0.1 1 1.000 1.000 .900 0.0 0.0 -- .213 .242 .192 0.0
2020 4-Seamer -3.1 -3 94 35.3 22 .300 .350 .293 25.0 31.8 25.9 .261 .409 .306 28.6
2020 Cutter -3.5 -1 42 15.8 8 .167 .167 .229 13.6 37.5 30.0 .162 .196 .236 0.0
2020 Sinker 3.9 2 39 14.7 12 .500 .583 .479 22.7 16.7 20.0 .372 .455 .357 60.0
2020 Changeup -1.6 -1 36 13.5 9 .111 .111 .200 42.1 22.2 16.7 .197 .226 .186 14.3
2020 Slider -4.6 -1 30 11.3 9 .000 .000 .078 33.3 22.2 18.2 .080 .115 .155 0.0
2020 Curveball 10.0 2 23 8.6 6 .400 .800 .533 0.0 0.0 0.0 .334 .589 .444 40.0
2020 Splitter 1.9 0 2 0.8 -- -- -- 0.0 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
! Note: Years are in reverse order.
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Swing/Take

Runs
Year Team PA Pitches Heart Shadow Chase Waste All
2020 66 266 -1 -3 1 1 -2
2021 246 912 -13 -4 10 4 -3
2022 407 1,565 -8 -12 8 6 -5
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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 %
2020 266 51.9 75.4 77.9 25.0 50.0 41.4 27.3 51.1 24.3 8.3 86.4
2021 912 51.9 67.2 89.9 25.7 66.4 44.1 27.2 47.3 15.3 8.3 76.3
2022 1,566 49.9 67.1 88.2 26.2 70.4 42.4 26.3 46.6 16.6 8.1 74.8
Player 2,744 50.7 68.0 87.6 26.0 67.2 42.9 26.7 47.3 17.0 8.2 76.4
MLB 48.5 66.9 82.0 28.4 58.4 42.6 29.4 47.1 24.7 7.3 76.1
! 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
2020 21 57 86
2021 33 58 90
2022 30 82 23 8 51 19 12 10 36 13 82 33 89 66 45 96
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Expected Home Runs

Year Team Avg HR Trot Actual HR xHR HR-xHR Doubters Mostly Gone No Doubters No Doubter %
2020 -- 0 0.1 0 2 0 0 --
2021 25.9 2 2.1 0 2 0 2 100.0
2022 26.0 7 7.1 0 1 9 1 14.3

Expected Home Runs by Park

Year HR
2020 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2021 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 3 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 3 2 2
2022 7 4 10 5 7 8 8 1 9 9 5 4 4 7 8 10 10 7 8 9 10 5 5 7 6 10 9 6 8 3 10
! 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 +/-  
Exit Velocity 87.3 84.8 -2.5 86.3 1.5
Launch Angle 14.5 13.1 -1.4 14.6 1.5
Barrel % 2.2 1.6 -0.6 3.8 2.2
Hard Hit % 28.3 22.8 -5.5 32.3 9.5
Sweet Spot % 45.7 35.8 -9.9 36.1 0.3
xBA .246 .267 0.021 .269 0.002
BA .267 .311 0.044 .271 -0.04
xwOBA .283 .307 0.024 .3 -0.007
wOBA .282 .344 0.062 .308 -0.036
xSLG .345 .346 0.001 .358 0.012
SLG .333 .405 0.072 .383 -0.022
K% 24.2 12.2 -12 15.7 3.5
BB% 6.1 8.9 2.8 6.6 -2.3
Swing % 51.1 47.3 -3.8 46.6 -0.7
Whiff% 24.3 15.3 -9 16.6 1.3
In Zone % 51.9 51.9 0 49.9 -2
Out of Zone % 48.1 48.1 0 50.1 2
Out of Zone Swing % 25 25.7 0.7 26.2 0.5
First Pitch Swing % 27.3 27.2 -0.1 26.3 -0.9
First Pitch Strike % 65.2 59.8 -5.4 60 0.2
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Statcast Shift Statistics

SeasonBat SidePAShifts%wOBA - No ShiftwOBA - Shift
2020 R 66 16 24.2 .263 .342
2021 R 227 27 11.9 .338 .517
2022 R 407 47 11.5 .297 .388

Pitch Tempo