Scott Barlow
P | B/T: R/R | 6' 3" 210LBS | Age: 29

Draft: 2011 | Rd: 6, #194, Los Angeles Dodgers | Golden Valley (CA) HS
Poor Avg Great

Stats

W L ERA G GS SV IP SO WHIP
2022 4 4 2.26 51 0 19 55.2 56 1.04
5 Seasons 15 12 3.19 221 0 38 245.1 293 1.24
G W-L ERA IP SO WHIP
2022 51 4-4 2.26 55.2 56 1.04
5 Seasons 221 15-12 3.19 245.1 293 1.24

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 25 237 47 5 10.6 7.7 90.0 104.3 16.3 42.6 .270 .465 .295 .331 .416 34.8 23.1 4.6 3.60 4.70
2019 26 1300 178 12 6.7 3.9 88.7 117.9 14.5 34.8 .220 .356 .314 .297 .370 37.1 29.7 11.9 4.22 3.86
2020 27 507 75 6 8 4.8 86.8 110.8 7.2 36.0 .247 .424 .295 .313 .429 41.3 31.2 7.2 4.20 4.15
2021 28 1223 185 15 8.1 4.9 88.3 119.0 14.6 33.5 .215 .354 .275 .282 .359 36.8 29.7 9.2 2.42 3.32
2022 29 903 147 11 7.5 5 86.0 113.5 9.6 29.3 .214 .357 .274 .279 .338 32.0 25.3 6.8 2.26 3.17
Player 4170 632 49 7.8 4.8 87.8 119.0 12.7 33.9 .224 .371 .291 .293 .370 36.1 28.5 9.0
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.

Statcast Pitch Arsenal

Barlow relies on 4 pitches.
Slider
(44.1%) ,
Curveball
(31.3%) ,
4-Seam Fastball
(24.5%) ,
Sinker
(0.1%) ,


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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 40.4 23.4 27.7 8.5 38.3 38.3 23.4 0.0 29.8 25.5 27.7 4.3 10.6 7.7
2019 41.0 26.4 27.0 5.6 39.3 37.1 23.6 0.0 33.1 27.0 23.6 7.9 6.7 3.9
2020 46.7 24.0 25.3 4.0 41.3 34.7 24.0 8.0 34.7 17.3 22.7 9.3 8.0 4.8
2021 38.9 29.7 24.9 6.5 36.2 37.3 26.5 2.7 29.2 28.6 25.4 5.9 8.1 4.9
2022 50.3 24.5 18.4 6.8 42.9 34.7 22.4 6.8 34.0 24.5 22.4 4.1 7.5 5.0
Player 43.2 26.4 24.2 6.2 39.4 36.4 24.2 3.3 32.1 25.6 24.1 6.3 7.8 4.8
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.

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 Slider KC R 398 84.3 39.2 2.3 6 7.8 0.1 1
2022 Sinker KC R 1 93.1 23.9 -0.1 0 3.9 -11.6 -75
2022 Curveball KC R 283 78.6 53.3 0.7 1 15.9 4.0 34
2022 4-Seamer KC R 221 93.6 19.4 -3.3 -21 3.8 -4.7 -55
2021 4-Seamer KC R 405 95.3 15.8 -1.1 -8 5.3 -3.1 -37
2021 Sinker KC R 3 96.3 17.6 -1.7 -9 15.8 0.7 5
2021 Slider KC R 567 85.0 38.9 2.6 7 7.7 1.2 19
2021 Curveball KC R 247 79.3 54.2 1.6 3 14.1 3.1 28
2020 Curveball KC R 109 78.1 55.2 2.0 4 15.1 3.5 30
2020 Slider KC R 209 83.5 41.0 2.1 5 7.7 0.8 11
2020 4-Seamer KC R 188 94.9 15.0 -0.2 -2 5.9 -2.0 -25
2020 Sinker KC R 1 95.6 14.6 -4.5 -23 12.2 -2.3 -16
2019 Curveball KC R 173 77.2 58.0 1.5 3 14.9 3.7 32
2019 Slider KC R 566 83.8 42.1 4.4 12 8.4 1.7 25
2019 4-Seamer KC R 455 94.1 16.4 -1.0 -6 3.9 -3.7 -48
2019 Sinker KC R 104 93.8 22.8 1.7 8 12.8 -1.4 -10
2019 Changeup KC R 2 87.3 26.3 -2.6 -9 12.7 -1.5 -11
2018 4-Seamer KC R 125 90.6 19.9 -2.2 -13 0.4 -6.6 -95
2018 Changeup KC R 13 85.7 28.1 -3.9 -12 15.2 1.0 7
2018 Curveball KC R 35 75.2 60.9 1.9 3 14.1 2.8 25
2018 Slider KC R 63 80.1 45.9 3.8 9 10.3 0.5 5
! 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 Slider -1.9 -8 398 44.1 91 .207 .329 .275 30.8 23.1 19.1 .204 .326 .267 31.7
2022 Curveball -0.7 -2 283 31.3 78 .153 .236 .220 42.0 38.5 24.8 .159 .246 .215 18.6
2022 4-Seamer 0.4 1 221 24.5 50 .333 .578 .420 15.4 10.0 9.1 .314 .584 .414 45.0
2022 Sinker -11.9 0 1 0.1 1 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 .429 .502 .413 100.0
2021 Slider -0.9 -5 567 46.4 135 .217 .333 .296 44.2 33.3 27.1 .202 .338 .277 27.6
2021 4-Seamer -0.1 -1 405 33.1 103 .275 .396 .338 16.8 11.7 15.8 .284 .483 .370 49.4
2021 Curveball -1.8 -5 248 20.3 66 .159 .222 .179 42.2 51.5 28.8 .140 .199 .160 26.7
2021 Sinker -1.0 0 3 0.2 -- -- -- 0.0 -- -- -- -- -- --
2020 Slider -1.9 -4 209 41.2 52 .217 .326 .275 41.7 26.9 23.3 .234 .382 .302 21.2
2020 4-Seamer 2.1 4 188 37.1 40 .324 .649 .431 28.2 22.5 20.0 .337 .677 .442 71.4
2020 Curveball -2.5 -3 109 21.5 31 .167 .167 .168 44.9 51.6 30.8 .157 .176 .165 28.6
2020 Sinker 1.3 0 1 0.2 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2019 Slider -0.9 -5 566 43.5 123 .229 .352 .305 41.8 24.4 17.2 .191 .307 .281 23.7
2019 4-Seamer -0.4 -2 455 35.0 104 .258 .427 .348 25.0 24.0 21.0 .252 .402 .333 46.2
2019 Curveball -1.5 -3 173 13.3 55 .170 .283 .212 43.3 63.6 32.1 .148 .226 .176 33.3
2019 Sinker -0.9 -1 104 8.0 24 .368 .632 .472 18.0 8.3 11.8 .381 .588 .458 61.1
2019 Changeup 50.1 1 2 0.2 1 1.000 4.000 2.000 0.0 0.0 -- .967 3.826 1.868 100.0
2018 4-Seamer -0.5 -1 125 52.7 39 .278 .500 .382 16.2 10.3 13.8 .277 .570 .384 43.8
2018 Slider -0.3 0 63 26.6 16 .313 .313 .281 33.3 43.8 33.3 .326 .405 .318 22.2
2018 Curveball 0.7 0 35 14.8 8 .125 .125 .113 46.2 50.0 33.3 .106 .113 .098 0.0
2018 Changeup -0.6 0 13 5.5 1 .000 .000 .000 20.0 0.0 0.0 .440 .449 .396 0.0
! 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 Curveball 100 78.1 87 20.4 7:45 7:45 0
2020 4-Seam Fastball 171 94.8 82 15.9 1:00 12:45 15
2020 Slider 186 83.5 51 9.1 9:00 8:15 45
2021 Curveball 246 79.3 84 19.8 7:45 7:30 15
2021 4-Seam Fastball 405 95.3 77 14.8 1:00 12:45 15
2021 Slider 563 85.0 46 8.7 9:15 8:30 45
2022 Curveball 280 78.6 84 20.1 8:00 7:45 15
2022 4-Seam Fastball 215 93.6 70 11.9 1:00 12:30 30
2022 Slider 394 84.3 47 8.8 9:15 8:30 45
! 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 64 236 2 -3 0 1 -1
2019 307 1,300 -4 -16 4 6 -9
2020 123 507 -4 -3 3 2 -3
2021 304 1,223 -9 -9 1 6 -10
2022 220 903 0 -15 2 4 -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 237 52.5 65.3 85.2 31.3 54.3 41.5 64.6 49.4 23.9 8.1 63.2
2019 1,300 45.2 63.5 76.9 32.0 48.2 41.4 59.3 46.2 33.8 6.7 65.5
2020 507 46.7 64.1 77.6 31.5 35.3 40.2 60.5 46.7 37.6 7.3 75.7
2021 1,223 45.1 63.0 80.1 32.4 38.5 40.0 62.2 46.2 35.0 6.8 69.9
2022 903 46.0 58.6 84.4 38.3 49.7 42.2 63.8 47.6 30.7 6.0 75.9
Player 4,170 45.9 62.5 80.0 33.4 44.6 41.0 61.6 46.8 33.3 6.7 70.0
MLB 48.5 66.9 82.0 28.4 58.4 42.6 60.7 47.0 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
2018 21 74 95
2019 69 77 81 81 45 65 56 47 46 83 9 91 77 68 57 49 97
2020 52 42 39 38 54 46 36 77 24 84 68 95 82 80 59 43 92
2021 81 79 77 69 76 57 45 60 65 86 37 95 90 80 66 53 89
2022 78 78 64 54 82 52 47 92 88 68 64 84 99 51 82 51 90
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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 25.3 2 2.5 -1 2 2 1 50.0
2019 22.4 6 8.2 -2 6 8 2 33.3
2020 24.2 4 5.0 -1 3 2 3 75.0
2021 25.0 4 4.9 -1 5 6 0 0.0
2022 24.4 7 8.1 -1 1 5 4 57.1

Expected Home Runs by Park

Year HR
2018 2 5 2 1 2 2 2 4 3 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 5 2 2 2 2 2 3 4 2 4 2 3 1 4
2019 6 11 11 7 9 8 9 11 9 6 9 10 4 7 7 10 7 9 5 7 9 9 9 5 8 9 8 8 7 9 10
2020 4 5 6 5 5 5 0 5 5 5 5 5 4 5 5 5 5 5 4 5 4 5 5 5 5 5 5 4 7 4 6
2021 4 5 5 4 6 5 5 6 5 3 3 7 4 2 3 6 5 5 6 4 5 6 6 5 5 4 6 4 7 5 6
2022 7 8 9 8 9 9 8 6 8 8 8 7 7 6 8 9 8 8 10 10 9 8 7 8 8 8 8 8 8 8 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 +/-  
Fastball Velocity 90.6 94.1 3.5 94.9 0.8 95.3 0.4 93.6 -1.7
Offspeed Velocity 85.7 87.3 1.6 0 0 0 0 0 0
Breaking Velocity 78.4 82.2 3.8 81.6 -0.6 83.2 1.6 81.9 -1.3
Exit Velocity 90 88.7 -1.3 86.8 -1.9 88.3 1.5 86 -2.3
Launch Angle 16.3 14.5 -1.8 7.2 -7.3 14.6 7.4 9.6 -5
Barrel % 10.6 6.7 -3.9 8 1.3 8.1 0.1 7.5 -0.6
Hard Hit % 34.8 37.1 2.3 41.3 4.2 36.8 -4.5 32 -4.8
Sweet Spot % 42.6 34.8 -7.8 36 1.2 33.5 -2.5 29.3 -4.2
xBA .27 .22 -0.05 .247 0.027 .215 -0.032 .214 -0.001
BA .258 .24 -0.018 .239 -0.001 .223 -0.016 .215 -0.008
xwOBA .331 .297 -0.034 .313 0.016 .282 -0.031 .279 -0.003
wOBA .295 .314 0.019 .295 -0.019 .275 -0.02 .274 -0.001
xSLG .465 .356 -0.109 .424 0.068 .354 -0.07 .357 0.003
SLG .387 .397 0.01 .389 -0.008 .328 -0.061 .35 0.022
K% 23.1 29.7 6.6 31.2 1.5 29.7 -1.5 25.3 -4.4
BB% 4.6 11.9 7.3 7.2 -4.7 9.2 2 6.8 -2.4
Swing % 49.4 46.2 -3.2 46.7 0.5 46.2 -0.5 47.6 1.4
Whiff% 23.9 33.8 9.9 37.6 3.8 35 -2.6 30.7 -4.3
In Zone % 52.5 45.2 -7.3 46.7 1.5 45.1 -1.6 46 0.9
Out of Zone % 47.5 54.8 7.3 53.3 -1.5 54.9 1.6 54 -0.9
Out of Zone Swing % 31.3 32 0.7 31.5 -0.5 32.4 0.9 38.3 5.9
First Pitch Swing % 24.6 27.7 3.1 30.6 2.9 28.3 -2.3 25.3 -3
First Pitch Strike % 64.6 59.3 -5.3 60.5 1.2 62.2 1.7 63.8 1.6
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Statcast Shift Statistics

vs RHHvs LHH
YearPAwOBAPAShifts%PAShifts%
2018 65 .295 40 11 27.5 25 15 60.0
2019 307 .314 188 16 8.5 119 42 35.3
2020 123 .295 60 21 35.0 63 32 50.8
2021 304 .275 172 28 16.3 132 70 53.0
2022 220 .274 123 19 15.4 97 53 54.6

Pitch Tempo