Seiya Suzuki
RF | Bats/Throws: R/R | 5' 11" 182LBS | Age: 29
PA AB R H HR SB AVG OBP SLG OPS
2022 446 397 54 104 14 9 .262 .336 .433 .769
2023 583 515 75 147 20 6 .285 .357 .485 .842
2 Seasons 1,029 912 129 251 34 15 .275 .348 .463 .811
AVG HR SB OPS
2022 .262 14 9 .769
2023 .285 20 6 .842
2 Seasons .275 34 15 .811
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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%
2022 27 1876 290 32 11.0 7.2 89.6 111.3 11.2 36.9 .247 .418 .334 .326 .397 41.3 24.7 9.4
2023 28 2445 392 41 10.5 7.0 91.4 114.6 10.8 36.5 .282 .468 .358 .358 .426 48.0 22.3 10.1
Player 4321 682 73 10.7 7.1 90.6 114.6 11.0 36.7 .267 .446 .348 .344 .414 45.1 23.3 9.8
MLB 6.9 4.7 88.4 122.4 12.2 33.1 .245 .405 .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
2022 40.7 25.5 27.2 6.6 28.3 38.6 33.1 2.4 31.0 26.2 22.4 5.5 11.0 7.2
2023 43.6 24.0 28.6 3.8 37.0 41.3 21.7 3.1 30.6 20.2 27.3 8.2 10.5 7.0
Player 42.4 24.6 28.0 5.0 33.3 40.2 26.5 2.8 30.8 22.7 25.2 7.0 10.7 7.1
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 -0.7 -5 676 27.6 134 .270 .443 .363 24.1 32.1 21.5 .272 .510 .384 68.5
2023 Sinker 0.7 4 537 22.0 142 .331 .500 .402 10.2 14.1 18.3 .315 .457 .375 54.3
2023 Slider 0.9 4 432 17.7 96 .302 .605 .392 28.2 21.9 14.7 .281 .534 .365 45.6
2023 Changeup 1.1 3 248 10.1 59 .182 .309 .272 26.9 23.7 15.4 .243 .336 .279 31.7
2023 Cutter -0.7 -1 201 8.2 50 .220 .390 .325 20.0 28.0 28.0 .254 .396 .358 42.9
2023 Curveball -0.3 0 183 7.5 54 .308 .385 .295 16.4 18.5 14.1 .273 .352 .277 32.6
2023 Sweeper -0.6 -1 121 4.9 32 .258 .548 .350 28.0 18.8 15.0 .261 .524 .342 24.0
2023 Splitter 10.7 2 22 0.9 5 .600 1.400 .830 9.1 20.0 8.3 .411 .919 .558 50.0
2023 Slurve 7.6 1 17 0.7 4 .333 .667 .488 11.1 0.0 0.0 .457 .580 .516 33.3
2023 Forkball 43.7 1 3 0.1 2 1.000 2.000 .975 0.0 0.0 0.0 .509 1.222 .710 100.0
2023 Knuckleball 1.9 0 1 0.0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2023 Screwball -20.3 0 1 0.0 1 .000 .000 .000 100.0 100.0 100.0 -- -- .000 --
2022 4-Seamer 0.6 3 581 31.0 124 .318 .523 .408 16.9 21.0 14.4 .284 .517 .386 54.9
2022 Slider 0.2 1 377 20.1 90 .160 .284 .280 36.1 33.3 22.6 .182 .272 .247 25.5
2022 Sinker 0.3 1 351 18.7 96 .318 .511 .405 12.6 19.8 26.8 .296 .519 .386 48.6
2022 Curveball 0.7 1 163 8.7 30 .276 .448 .352 17.0 33.3 20.0 .203 .323 .241 36.8
2022 Changeup 0.4 1 152 8.1 39 .176 .265 .279 27.1 25.6 16.4 .239 .417 .333 33.3
2022 Cutter -0.9 -1 146 7.8 37 .242 .333 .304 29.0 21.6 18.6 .205 .239 .232 30.8
2022 Sweeper 0.5 0 58 3.1 13 .231 .538 .319 35.0 38.5 17.9 .207 .396 .258 25.0
2022 Splitter -8.4 -1 16 0.9 5 .200 .200 .180 36.4 20.0 12.5 .146 .175 .141 0.0
2022 Slurve 11.3 0 4 0.2 1 1.000 1.000 .900 0.0 0.0 0.0 .883 1.016 .844 0.0
! Note: Years are in reverse order.
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Swing/Take

Runs
Year Team PA Pitches Heart Shadow Chase Waste All
2022 438 1,856 -6 -15 17 9 6
2023 580 2,445 -10 -9 19 8 9
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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 %
2022 1,876 50.2 56.8 84.1 21.3 58.4 44.0 12.3 39.0 22.8 7.0 66.2
2023 2,445 51.8 60.5 84.2 19.8 60.7 42.5 13.4 40.9 21.3 7.9 73.2
Player 4,321 51.1 58.9 84.2 20.5 59.6 43.2 13.0 40.1 22.0 7.5 70.4
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
2022 63 49 65 65 60 63 77 63 75 58 27 66 60 90 77 16 82
2023 82 89 77 65 84 77 68 83 94 84 47 71 72 91 79 77 89
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Expected Home Runs

Year Team Avg HR Trot Actual HR xHR HR-xHR Doubters Mostly Gone No Doubters No Doubter %
2022 21.0 14 11.2 3 11 9 3 21.4
2023 21.8 20 20.7 -1 5 16 8 40.0
Player 21.5 34 31.9 2 16 25 11 32.4

Expected Home Runs by Park

Year HR
2022 14 10 9 13 10 10 11 10 6 7 8 10 14 10 10 15 11 10 13 10 14 14 17 16 9 8 13 13 16 9 9
2023 20 17 16 20 21 21 22 18 17 19 21 20 19 19 24 20 25 22 22 24 22 20 27 25 17 19 21 22 22 19 20
Player 34 27 25 33 31 31 33 28 23 26 29 30 33 29 34 35 36 32 35 34 36 34 44 41 26 27 34 35 38 28 29
! 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 2022 2023 +/-  
Exit Velocity 89.6 91.4 1.8
Launch Angle 11.2 10.8 -0.4
Barrel % 11.0 10.5 -0.5
Hard Hit % 41.3 48.0 6.7
Sweet Spot % 36.9 36.5 -0.4
xBA .247 .282 0.035
BA .262 .285 0.023
xwOBA .326 .358 0.032
wOBA .334 .358 0.024
xSLG .418 .468 0.050
SLG .433 .485 0.052
K% 24.7 22.3 -2.4
BB% 9.4 10.1 0.7
Swing % 39.0 40.9 1.9
Whiff% 22.8 21.3 -1.5
In Zone % 50.2 51.8 1.6
Out of Zone % 49.8 48.2 -1.6
Out of Zone Swing % 21.3 19.8 -1.5
First Pitch Swing % 12.3 13.4 1.1
First Pitch Strike % 60.3 60.0 -0.3
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Statcast Fielder Positioning

wOBA
SeasonAlignment TypeBat SidePAShifts/Shades%No Shift/ShadeShift/Shade
2022 Shifts R 436 27 6.2 .340 .236
2023 Shades R 569 13 2.3 .368 .257
! 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 %
2022 622 17.2 26.0% 1.1% 361 22.7 1.4% 8.3%
2023 713 15.1 48.5% 0.1% 531 18.7 5.1% 0.4%
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