Scott Effross
P | B/T: R/R | 6' 2" 202LBS | Age: 28

Draft: 2015 | Rd: 15, #443, Chicago Cubs | Indiana

Stats

W L ERA G GS SV IP SO WHIP
2022 1 4 2.66 47 1 1 44.0 50 1.07
2 Seasons 3 5 2.91 70 1 3 68.0 77 1.06
G W-L ERA IP SO WHIP
2022 47 1-4 2.66 44.0 50 1.07
2 Seasons 70 3-5 2.91 68.0 77 1.06

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
2021 27 222 36 3 8.3 5.2 90.5 110.4 9.8 36.1 .205 .346 .304 .262 .342 38.9 31.0 1.7 3.68 2.85
2022 28 769 142 5 3.5 2.3 87.1 108.0 9.5 30.3 .201 .292 .253 .242 .305 35.9 27.2 6.5 2.70 2.39
Player 991 178 8 4.5 2.9 87.8 110.4 9.6 31.5 .202 .303 .264 .246 .312 36.5 28.0 5.5
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

Effross relies on 4 pitches.
Slider
(40.6%) ,
Sinker
(34.1%) ,
Changeup
(14.6%) ,
4-Seam Fastball
(10.8%) ,


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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
2021 47.2 36.1 16.7 0.0 47.2 41.7 11.1 0.0 30.6 25.0 30.6 5.6 8.3 5.2
2022 44.4 25.4 21.8 8.5 26.8 47.2 26.1 4.2 35.2 28.2 23.9 4.9 3.5 2.3
Player 44.9 27.5 20.8 6.7 30.9 46.1 23.0 3.4 34.3 27.5 25.3 5.1 4.5 2.9
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 4-Seamer NYY R 83 90.8 29.4 -1.7 -6 17.2 5.0 41
2022 Changeup NYY R 112 83.0 48.6 0.9 2 14.1 0.1 1
2022 Slider NYY R 312 79.8 40.4 0.6 1 12.6 0.0 0
2022 Sinker NYY R 262 90.3 37.1 0.9 3 17.8 0.8 5
2021 Changeup CHC R 22 83.0 47.3 -1.2 -2 14.2 1.0 7
2021 Slider CHC R 69 80.5 40.4 1.5 4 12.1 1.0 9
2021 Sinker CHC R 87 90.7 36.4 1.4 4 17.9 0.3 2
2021 4-Seamer CHC R 44 90.7 29.1 0.1 0 16.8 -0.4 -2
! 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 -2.0 -6 312 40.6 71 .156 .234 .214 29.8 36.6 25.7 .155 .257 .223 30.8
2022 Sinker 1.0 3 262 34.1 87 .354 .500 .400 15.5 17.2 39.5 .269 .379 .307 43.3
2022 Changeup -5.8 -7 112 14.6 40 .079 .079 .108 27.9 22.5 24.3 .165 .221 .185 23.3
2022 4-Seamer -1.8 -2 83 10.8 16 .133 .133 .156 23.3 56.3 17.6 .114 .144 .148 50.0
2021 Sinker -0.4 0 87 39.2 21 .368 .474 .367 19.4 14.3 20.0 .274 .454 .313 35.3
2021 Slider -0.9 -1 69 31.1 17 .125 .500 .235 40.6 47.1 26.7 .136 .339 .197 33.3
2021 4-Seamer -2.3 -1 44 19.8 13 .100 .100 .231 41.2 46.2 30.0 .099 .110 .231 50.0
2021 Changeup 2.7 1 22 9.9 7 .429 .571 .436 20.0 14.3 20.0 .328 .404 .315 50.0
! 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
2021 Changeup 22 83.0 91 18.0 3:15 4:00 -45
2021 4-Seam Fastball 44 90.7 91 17.8 2:45 2:45 0
2021 Sinker 87 90.7 93 19.3 2:45 3:30 -45
2021 Slider 68 80.4 29 12.8 8:30 9:00 -30
2022 Changeup 112 83.0 90 18.5 3:30 4:15 -45
2022 4-Seam Fastball 81 90.8 90 18.2 3:00 2:45 15
2022 Sinker 261 90.3 94 19.3 3:00 3:30 -30
2022 Slider 305 79.8 32 13.4 8:30 9:15 -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
2021 58 222 -3 -1 1 2 -1
2022 214 769 -5 -11 2 3 -12
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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 222 56.3 62.4 73.1 22.7 59.1 42.3 75.9 45.0 30.0 9.0 55.0
2022 769 48.8 61.6 81.0 34.8 67.2 40.4 66.4 47.9 23.9 9.1 64.3
Player 991 50.5 61.8 79.0 32.4 66.0 40.9 68.4 47.2 25.2 9.1 62.2
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
2021 17 50 30
2022 96 87 93 95 93 96 96 79 67 78 70 35 94 12 44 19
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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 25.6 2 2.4 0 1 2 1 50.0
2022 24.4 3 2.7 0 1 2 1 33.3

Expected Home Runs by Park

Year HR
2021 2 2 3 1 2 2 2 3 3 3 2 3 2 2 2 3 3 2 3 3 3 1 2 3 2 3 2 2 3 1 3
2022 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 2 2 3 2 1 2 3 2 3 3 3 3 3 3 2 3 3 3 3 2 3 3
! 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 90.7 90.4 -0.3
Offspeed Velocity 83 83 0
Breaking Velocity 80.5 79.8 -0.7
Exit Velocity 90.5 87.1 -3.4
Launch Angle 9.8 9.5 -0.3
Barrel % 8.3 3.5 -4.8
Hard Hit % 38.9 35.9 -3
Sweet Spot % 36.1 30.3 -5.8
xBA .205 .201 -0.004
BA .25 .221 -0.029
xwOBA .262 .242 -0.02
wOBA .304 .253 -0.051
xSLG .346 .292 -0.054
SLG .423 .307 -0.116
K% 31 27.2 -3.8
BB% 1.7 6.5 4.8
Swing % 45 47.9 2.9
Whiff% 30 23.9 -6.1
In Zone % 56.3 48.8 -7.5
Out of Zone % 43.7 51.2 7.5
Out of Zone Swing % 22.7 34.8 12.1
First Pitch Swing % 27.6 28 0.4
First Pitch Strike % 75.9 66.4 -9.5
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Statcast Shift Statistics

vs RHHvs LHH
YearPAwOBAPAShifts%PAShifts%
2021 58 .304 33 7 21.2 25 14 56.0
2022 214 .253 140 27 19.3 74 45 60.8

Pitch Tempo