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
2022 205 178 22 48 2 0 .270 .347 .382 .729
2023 193 175 17 30 7 1 .171 .230 .314 .544
2024 43 39 4 6 1 0 .154 .214 .282 .496
5 Seasons 557 497 59 102 15 1 .205 .271 .342 .613
AVG HR SB OPS
2022 .270 2 0 .729
2023 .171 7 1 .544
2024 .154 1 0 .496
5 Seasons .205 15 1 .613
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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
LA 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
2024 30 171 24 1 4.2 2.3 90.5 105.9 19.9 41.7 .185 .368 .223 .265 .394 41.7 37.2 7.0
Player 2280 311 23 7.4 4.1 88.2 109.8 18.6 37.0 .185 .311 .270 .254 .355 36.5 35.9 7.2
MLB 6.9 4.7 88.5 122.4 12.2 33.1 .245 .406 .316 .315 .368 36.4 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
2024 37.5 29.2 25.0 8.3 70.8 20.8 8.3 4.2 29.2 20.8 16.7 25.0 4.2 2.3
Player 35.7 31.8 26.0 6.4 41.8 32.5 25.7 6.8 23.2 29.9 23.2 8.7 7.4 4.1
MLB 44.6 23.6 24.8 7.0 37.1 37.5 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 %
2024 4-Seam Fastball -2.1 -1 59 34.5 13 .000 .000 .162 25.0 30.8 18.2 .098 .256 .273 66.7
2024 Slider 0.7 0 35 20.5 9 .333 .444 .339 57.1 66.7 46.2 .137 .188 .136 66.7
2024 Sinker -3.1 -1 29 17.0 9 .250 .375 .269 40.0 33.3 50.0 .249 .365 .267 16.7
2024 Sweeper -6.8 -1 16 9.4 5 .000 .000 .000 28.6 20.0 14.3 .238 .290 .228 0.0
2024 Cutter -10.7 -2 16 9.4 4 .000 .000 .000 37.5 50.0 100.0 .291 1.087 .561 100.0
2024 Changeup -0.7 0 11 6.4 1 .000 .000 .000 28.6 0.0 0.0 .297 .350 .288 0.0
2024 Curveball 24.1 1 4 2.3 1 1.000 4.000 2.000 0.0 0.0 -- .280 .945 .499 100.0
2023 4-Seam Fastball -3.0 -7 224 29.4 47 .156 .311 .208 37.0 34.0 23.9 .213 .363 .254 60.0
2023 Slider -2.5 -4 153 20.1 41 .154 .333 .250 46.0 48.8 29.9 .138 .221 .179 31.6
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 -2.2 -1 64 8.4 16 .077 .308 .213 50.0 43.8 35.0 .193 .462 .331 71.4
2023 Curveball -0.5 0 57 7.5 14 .154 .385 .257 41.9 42.9 31.6 .126 .199 .177 28.6
2023 Sweeper 2.3 1 53 6.9 19 .294 .471 .350 42.4 31.6 33.3 .254 .438 .316 33.3
2023 Split-Finger -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-Seam Fastball -1.4 -4 307 35.1 66 .240 .300 .339 42.4 33.3 23.2 .158 .280 .301 48.3
2022 Slider -0.4 -1 166 19.0 47 .205 .250 .222 50.5 38.3 32.1 .190 .261 .217 22.2
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 -2.6 -2 64 7.3 18 .200 .333 .282 33.3 16.7 12.0 .190 .343 .283 30.8
2022 Sweeper -0.3 0 41 4.7 12 .273 .364 .254 25.0 25.0 12.5 .278 .321 .340 22.2
2022 Split-Finger 9.1 1 9 1.0 3 .500 1.000 .650 33.3 33.3 25.0 .313 .357 .430 100.0
2021 4-Seam Fastball 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 Split-Finger -15.2 0 1 0.2 1 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 .116 .133 .119 0.0
2019 4-Seam Fastball -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 Changeup -7.0 0 1 2.0 1 .000 .000 .000 100.0 100.0 100.0 -- -- .000 --
2019 Split-Finger 1.1 0 1 2.0 -- -- -- -- -- 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
! 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
2024 43 171 -2 -4 1 0 -4
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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
2024 171 53.2 62.6 73.7 33.8 40.7 40.9 46.5 49.1 36.9 6.4 45.5
Player 2,280 50.1 73.6 71.7 33.2 34.9 42.9 43.6 53.4 39.4 7.8 81.9
MLB 48.6 67.0 82.0 28.4 57.9 42.6 29.7 47.2 24.8 7.3 76.2
! 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
Bat
Speed
Swing
Length
2021 43 26
2022 22 20
2023 55 26
2024 22 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 25.5 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 4.5 3 4 3 2 28.6
2024 24.3 1 1.4 0 2 2 0 0.0
Player 25.0 15 13.9 1 10 11 5 33.3

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 5 5 5 5 4 4 5 4 4 5 5 5 5 4 5 3 4 5 3 4 5 5
2024 1 0 1 2 2 2 2 1 1 1 1 3 1 1 1 1 1 2 1 1 1 0 1 2 2 1 2 1 3 2 2
Player 15 9 13 15 16 14 15 13 12 12 14 16 15 13 14 15 13 14 14 15 14 12 15 15 13 13 16 13 15 15 15
! 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 +/-   2024 +/-  
Exit Velocity 88.0 88.8 0.8 87.5 -1.3 90.5 3.0
Launch Angle 16.2 22.7 6.5 14.9 -7.8 19.9 5.0
Barrel % 8.9 9.2 0.3 5.5 -3.7 4.2 -1.3
Hard Hit % 34.5 37.0 2.5 36.7 -0.3 41.7 5.0
LA Sweet-Spot % 30.4 41.2 10.8 34.9 -6.3 41.7 6.8
xBA .145 .207 0.062 .188 -0.019 .185 -0.003
BA .183 .270 0.087 .171 -0.099 .154 -0.017
xwOBA .219 .283 0.064 .246 -0.037 .265 0.019
wOBA .265 .323 0.058 .239 -0.084 .223 -0.016
xSLG .291 .326 0.035 .305 -0.021 .368 0.063
SLG .376 .382 0.006 .314 -0.068 .282 -0.032
K% 39.4 31.2 -8.2 36.3 5.1 37.2 0.9
BB% 5.8 9.3 3.5 6.2 -3.1 7.0 0.8
Swing % 52.1 53.5 1.4 54.3 0.8 49.1 -5.2
Whiff% 42.5 37.6 -4.9 38.4 0.8 36.9 -1.5
In Zone % 51.0 47.8 -3.2 51.3 3.5 53.2 1.9
Out of Zone % 49.0 52.2 3.2 48.7 -3.5 46.8 -1.9
Out of Zone Swing % 28.1 31.7 3.6 36.3 4.6 33.8 -2.5
First Pitch Swing % 39.4 45.4 6.0 42.5 -2.9 46.5 4.0
First Pitch Strike % 67.3 67.3 0.0 68.9 1.6 76.7 7.8
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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 100 2 2.0 .246 .346
2022 Shifts R 205 28 13.7 .308 .420
2023 Shades R 193 22 11.4 .252 .137
2024 Shades R 43 4 9.3 .228 .173
! 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%
2024 35 15.4 42.9% 0.0% 38 18.3 5.3% 0.0%
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