Seby Zavala
C | Bats/Throws: R/R | 5' 11" 205LBS | Age: 30
Draft: 2015 | Rd: 12, #352, Chicago White Sox | San Diego State
PA AB R H HR SB AVG OBP SLG OPS
2021 104 93 15 17 5 0 .183 .240 .376 .616
2022 205 178 22 48 2 0 .270 .347 .382 .729
2023 193 175 17 30 7 1 .171 .230 .314 .544
4 Seasons 514 458 55 96 14 1 .210 .275 .347 .622
AVG HR SB OPS
2021 .183 5 0 .616
2022 .270 2 0 .729
2023 .171 7 1 .544
4 Seasons .210 14 1 .622
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Hits Spray Chart

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%
2019 25 51 3 0 0.0 0.0 78.7 86.1 21.9 33.3 .108 .123 .072 .103 .412 0.0 75.0 0.0
2021 27 420 56 5 8.9 4.8 88.0 106.6 16.2 30.4 .145 .291 .265 .219 .332 34.5 39.4 5.8
2022 28 875 119 11 9.2 5.4 88.8 105.8 22.7 41.2 .207 .326 .323 .283 .362 37.0 31.2 9.3
2023 29 763 109 6 5.5 3.1 87.5 109.8 14.9 34.9 .188 .305 .239 .246 .348 36.7 36.3 6.2
Player 2109 287 22 7.7 4.3 88.0 109.8 18.5 36.6 .185 .306 .274 .253 .352 36.0 35.8 7.2
MLB 6.9 4.7 88.4 122.4 12.2 33.1 .245 .406 .316 .315 .369 36.3 22.1 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, Sweeper, Slurve, 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
2019 33.3 0.0 33.3 33.3 33.3 33.3 33.3 0.0 33.3 33.3 33.3 0.0 0.0 0.0
2021 39.3 33.9 23.2 3.6 35.7 26.8 37.5 10.7 30.4 25.0 14.3 7.1 8.9 4.8
2022 29.4 33.6 29.4 7.6 39.5 30.3 30.3 4.2 17.6 35.3 26.1 6.7 9.2 5.4
2023 40.4 30.3 23.9 5.5 41.3 40.4 18.3 8.3 23.9 28.4 25.7 8.3 5.5 3.1
Player 35.5 32.1 26.1 6.3 39.4 33.4 27.2 7.0 22.6 30.7 23.7 7.3 7.7 4.3
MLB 44.6 23.5 24.9 7.0 37.0 37.6 25.3 3.9 32.8 24.7 24.4 5.8 6.9 4.7
! 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 %
2023 4-Seamer -3.1 -7 227 29.8 48 .152 .304 .203 36.7 33.3 22.9 .222 .370 .261 61.3
2023 Slider -2.6 -4 158 20.7 43 .146 .317 .238 46.1 48.8 30.4 .132 .211 .171 35.0
2023 Sinker -0.8 -1 130 17.0 35 .133 .133 .203 20.7 28.6 30.3 .178 .234 .254 20.0
2023 Changeup 2.1 1 64 8.4 14 .455 .636 .536 30.0 7.1 3.6 .283 .380 .337 9.1
2023 Cutter -1.8 -1 61 8.0 15 .083 .333 .227 51.4 46.7 41.2 .156 .443 .315 66.7
2023 Curveball -0.5 0 57 7.5 14 .154 .385 .257 41.9 42.9 31.6 .126 .199 .178 28.6
2023 Sweeper 3.1 1 48 6.3 17 .333 .533 .394 41.9 29.4 31.3 .288 .495 .355 27.3
2023 Splitter -7.5 -1 13 1.7 6 .000 .000 .000 75.0 66.7 40.0 .157 .178 .149 0.0
2023 Slurve 0.6 0 4 0.5 -- -- -- 0.0 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
2022 4-Seamer -1.5 -5 309 35.3 67 .235 .294 .334 41.8 32.8 22.9 .155 .275 .296 46.7
2022 Slider 0.1 0 175 20.0 51 .229 .292 .247 49.0 35.3 29.5 .214 .287 .237 22.6
2022 Sinker -0.4 0 129 14.7 18 .294 .412 .378 29.0 27.8 16.7 .236 .321 .266 33.3
2022 Curveball 5.1 4 87 9.9 22 .476 .714 .523 28.8 31.8 17.5 .298 .523 .369 50.0
2022 Changeup -1.5 -1 67 7.7 16 .200 .267 .203 29.3 31.3 17.9 .196 .281 .204 27.3
2022 Cutter -2.0 -1 62 7.1 17 .214 .357 .300 35.5 17.6 12.5 .202 .367 .300 33.3
2022 Sweeper -2.7 -1 32 3.7 8 .143 .143 .113 26.1 37.5 15.8 .162 .180 .279 20.0
2022 Splitter 9.1 1 9 1.0 3 .500 1.000 .650 33.3 33.3 25.0 .313 .357 .430 100.0
2021 4-Seamer 1.5 2 153 36.4 30 .200 .480 .327 42.7 46.7 28.0 .102 .246 .204 38.5
2021 Slider -2.4 -2 88 21.0 23 .130 .261 .165 43.8 43.5 29.4 .119 .230 .145 38.5
2021 Sinker -2.0 -1 67 16.0 17 .188 .250 .191 37.0 29.4 26.3 .216 .441 .275 50.0
2021 Changeup -1.1 0 34 8.1 10 .111 .111 .160 43.8 50.0 27.8 .062 .103 .132 0.0
2021 Curveball 4.8 1 26 6.2 8 .500 .667 .536 23.5 12.5 10.0 .402 .629 .481 33.3
2021 Cutter -5.5 -1 23 5.5 9 .125 .500 .338 50.0 22.2 28.6 .198 .448 .322 16.7
2021 Sweeper -3.9 -1 14 3.3 2 .000 .000 .000 62.5 100.0 40.0 -- -- .000 --
2021 Splitter -15.2 0 1 0.2 1 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 .116 .133 .119 0.0
2019 4-Seamer -7.6 -2 31 60.8 7 .000 .000 .000 72.7 85.7 60.0 .039 .041 .039 0.0
2019 Sinker -0.5 0 7 13.7 1 .000 .000 .000 50.0 100.0 16.7 -- -- .000 --
2019 Curveball -8.5 0 5 9.8 2 .000 .000 .000 50.0 50.0 50.0 .426 .485 .396 0.0
2019 Cutter 0.7 0 3 5.9 -- -- -- 0.0 -- -- -- -- -- --
2019 Slider 0.0 0 2 3.9 -- -- -- 0.0 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
2019 Sweeper 78.3 1 1 2.0 1 1.000 1.000 .900 0.0 0.0 0.0 .173 .216 .167 0.0
2019 Splitter 1.1 0 1 2.0 -- -- -- -- -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
2019 Changeup -7.0 0 1 2.0 1 .000 .000 .000 100.0 100.0 100.0 -- -- .000 --
! Note: Years are in reverse order.
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Swing/Take

Runs
Year Team PA Pitches Heart Shadow Chase Waste All
2021 100 406 -1 -4 1 2 -2
2022 205 875 -7 2 3 2 0
2023 193 763 -5 -11 1 3 -12
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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 %
2019 51 54.9 71.4 45.0 52.2 25.0 43.1 58.3 62.7 62.5 11.8 83.3
2021 420 51.0 75.8 68.8 28.1 23.2 47.0 39.4 52.1 42.5 8.1 97.0
2022 875 47.8 77.3 73.4 31.7 37.9 42.6 45.4 53.5 37.6 8.1 84.5
2023 763 51.3 71.2 72.8 36.3 36.3 41.5 42.5 54.3 38.4 7.3 76.8
Player 2,109 49.9 74.5 71.5 33.1 34.5 43.1 43.4 53.7 39.5 7.9 84.3
MLB 48.6 67.0 82.0 28.5 58.0 42.6 29.6 47.1 24.8 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 Arm
Strength
2021 43 25
2022 22 19
2023 55 26
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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 25.5 5 4.6 0 2 3 2 40.0
2022 24.1 2 3.4 -1 2 3 1 50.0
2023 25.1 7 4.4 3 4 3 2 28.6
Player 25.1 14 12.5 2 8 9 5 35.7

Expected Home Runs by Park

Year HR
2021 5 5 4 4 4 4 5 5 3 3 4 3 6 5 5 6 5 5 5 5 5 4 6 5 5 5 5 5 5 4 4
2022 2 1 3 3 5 4 4 3 3 3 4 5 3 3 4 3 3 3 3 4 3 3 4 3 3 3 4 4 3 4 4
2023 7 3 5 6 5 4 4 4 5 3 5 5 5 4 4 5 4 4 5 5 5 5 4 5 3 4 5 3 4 5 5
Player 14 9 12 13 14 12 13 12 11 9 13 13 14 12 13 14 12 12 13 14 13 12 14 13 11 12 14 12 12 13 13
! 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 2021 2022 +/-   2023 +/-  
Exit Velocity 88.0 88.8 0.8 87.5 -1.3
Launch Angle 16.2 22.7 6.5 14.9 -7.8
Barrel % 8.9 9.2 0.3 5.5 -3.7
Hard Hit % 34.5 37.0 2.5 36.7 -0.3
Sweet Spot % 30.4 41.2 10.8 34.9 -6.3
xBA .145 .207 0.062 .188 -0.019
BA .183 .270 0.087 .171 -0.099
xwOBA .219 .283 0.064 .246 -0.037
wOBA .265 .323 0.058 .239 -0.084
xSLG .291 .326 0.035 .305 -0.021
SLG .376 .382 0.006 .314 -0.068
K% 39.4 31.2 -8.2 36.3 5.1
BB% 5.8 9.3 3.5 6.2 -3.1
Swing % 52.1 53.5 1.4 54.3 0.8
Whiff% 42.5 37.6 -4.9 38.4 0.8
In Zone % 51.0 47.8 -3.2 51.3 3.5
Out of Zone % 49.0 52.2 3.2 48.7 -3.5
Out of Zone Swing % 28.1 31.7 3.6 36.3 4.6
First Pitch Swing % 39.4 45.4 6.0 42.5 -2.9
First Pitch Strike % 67.3 67.3 0.0 68.9 1.6
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Statcast Fielder Positioning

wOBA
SeasonAlignment TypeBat SidePAShifts/Shades%No Shift/ShadeShift/Shade
2019 Shifts R 12 0 0.0 .072
2021 Shifts R 97 2 2.1 .254 .346
2022 Shifts R 205 28 13.7 .308 .420
2023 Shades R 193 22 11.4 .252 .137
! Note: Shifts are through the 2022 season, Shaded starting from the 2023 season, Shift: three or more infielders are on the same side of second base, Shade: positioned outside of their typical responsible slices of the field.
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Pitch Tempo

Bases EmptyRunners On Base
SeasonTeamPitchesTempoFast %Slow %PitchesTempoFast %Slow %
2019 9 21.0 0.0% 11.1% 9 24.4 0.0% 0.0%
2021 111 19.1 7.2% 1.8% 49 24.9 0.0% 22.4%
2022 198 18.4 7.6% 1.0% 142 22.7 3.5% 7.0%
2023 204 15.6 46.6% 0.5% 88 19.3 5.7% 0.0%
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