Sergio Romo
P | B/T: R/R | 5' 11" 185LBS | Age: 39

Draft: 2005 | Rd: 28, #852, San Francisco Giants | Mesa State
Poor Avg Great

Stats

W L ERA G GS SV IP SO WHIP
2022 0 0 8.16 17 0 0 14.1 11 1.53
15 Seasons 42 35 3.20 815 5 137 719.0 786 1.05
G W-L ERA IP SO WHIP
2022 17 0-0 8.16 14.1 11 1.53
15 Seasons 815 42-35 3.20 719.0 786 1.05

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
2015 32 881 148 4 2.7 1.7 85.8 108.7 13.0 29.7 .201 .287 .268 .233 .323 23.0 30.9 4.3 2.98 2.20
2016 33 469 77 6 7.8 5.1 84.5 109.7 17.8 32.5 .225 .429 .300 .298 .401 23.4 28.2 6.0 2.64 3.72
2017 34 912 145 10 6.9 4.5 85.7 112.2 16.0 36.6 .217 .388 .281 .290 .360 26.8 26.3 8.5 3.56 3.57
2018 35 1130 186 15 8.1 5.3 86.5 110.9 17.4 30.6 .208 .374 .312 .280 .346 30.8 26.5 7.1 4.14 3.27
2019 36 995 170 9 5.3 3.6 84.9 112.0 19.6 37.1 .208 .369 .271 .270 .326 23.5 24.1 6.8 3.43 3.16
2020 37 364 54 3 5.6 3.4 86.6 106.4 21.1 40.7 .221 .374 .294 .305 .360 33.3 26.4 8.0 4.05 3.93
2021 38 1043 176 13 7.4 5 84.9 110.0 17.4 35.2 .218 .365 .305 .287 .337 23.3 23.2 8.1 4.67 3.45
2022 39 275 49 6 12.2 9.2 85.8 108.1 22.2 51.0 .289 .602 .421 .386 .447 24.5 16.9 6.2 8.16 5.80
Player 6069 1005 66 6.6 4.4 85.5 112.2 17.4 34.9 .215 .375 .295 .282 .349 25.8 25.9 6.9
MLB 6.7 4.6 88.4 122.2 12.1 32.9 .246 .410 .317 .317 .370 35.7 22.0 8.4
! Note: All figures in this table cover the period 2015-present.

Statcast Pitch Arsenal

Romo relies on 4 pitches.
Slider
(46.9%) ,
Sinker
(37.1%) ,
Changeup
(13.8%) ,
4-Seam Fastball
(2.2%) ,


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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
2015 47.3 14.2 27.7 10.8 39.2 36.5 24.3 5.4 32.4 25.0 24.3 3.4 2.7 1.7
2016 39.0 22.1 26.0 13.0 49.4 29.9 19.5 2.6 27.3 29.9 23.4 3.9 7.8 5.1
2017 37.9 24.8 26.2 11.0 44.1 35.9 20.0 4.1 29.0 29.0 21.4 6.9 6.9 4.5
2018 37.6 30.6 21.5 10.2 40.9 41.9 16.7 3.8 28.5 33.3 19.4 5.9 8.1 5.3
2019 36.5 28.8 22.9 11.8 41.2 39.4 19.4 2.4 28.2 37.1 20.0 6.5 5.3 3.6
2020 31.5 18.5 31.5 18.5 48.1 37.0 14.8 3.7 18.5 35.2 27.8 9.3 5.6 3.4
2021 37.5 30.1 22.2 10.2 47.2 30.7 22.2 4.0 29.0 33.0 21.0 5.7 7.4 5.0
2022 18.4 49.0 26.5 6.1 36.7 44.9 18.4 4.1 12.2 46.9 20.4 4.1 12.2 9.2
Player 37.7 26.6 24.6 11.1 43.1 36.8 19.9 3.8 27.8 32.5 21.6 5.7 6.6 4.4
MLB 45.0 22.9 25.1 7.1 36.7 37.8 25.4 3.8 33.1 24.5 24.4 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 Sinker SEA R 102 85.4 32.9 3.2 11 18.6 2.3 14
2022 Changeup SEA R 38 80.0 37.5 0.6 2 20.8 5.0 32
2022 4-Seamer SEA R 6 85.9 23.7 -1.1 -5 14.1 5.4 62
2022 Slider SEA R 129 77.6 36.9 -5.7 -13 12.7 -0.8 -6
2021 Changeup OAK R 114 80.3 38.3 1.6 4 20.4 5.7 39
2021 4-Seamer OAK R 21 85.6 25.3 -1.5 -6 13.4 4.9 58
2021 Sinker OAK R 327 85.5 33.5 3.3 11 18.6 2.0 12
2021 Slider OAK R 580 77.0 38.3 -4.8 -11 13.7 -1.2 -8
2020 Slider MIN R 217 75.9 40.4 -3.4 -8 15.8 2.3 17
2020 Changeup MIN R 40 79.6 38.9 2.9 8 19.9 4.8 32
2020 4-Seamer MIN R 42 85.8 25.0 -1.9 -8 14.4 6.7 87
2020 Sinker MIN R 44 85.3 33.2 0.4 1 18.8 2.6 16
2019 Slider MIN R 593 77.4 38.1 -5.5 -13 14.8 2.8 24
2019 Changeup MIN R 160 80.2 40.6 4.2 11 20.1 5.2 35
2019 Sinker MIN R 142 86.2 34.5 4.6 15 18.8 3.1 20
2019 4-Seamer MIN R 100 86.5 25.2 -3.0 -14 13.8 5.0 58
2018 Slider TB R 655 76.9 40.3 -4.5 -10 15.9 2.8 21
2018 Sinker TB R 174 86.1 34.8 3.4 11 18.4 2.5 16
2018 4-Seamer TB R 164 86.4 24.1 -2.8 -13 12.3 3.3 37
2018 Changeup TB R 136 80.4 38.7 2.3 6 19.0 4.7 33
2017 Slider TB R 527 77.0 39.0 -2.9 -7 14.7 2.9 24
2017 Changeup TB R 65 80.6 36.9 1.8 5 18.5 4.2 30
2017 Sinker TB R 142 85.8 33.9 2.7 9 20.0 4.1 26
2017 4-Seamer TB R 169 86.4 23.4 -1.1 -5 12.8 2.6 25
2016 Changeup SF R 33 82.7 33.8 0.3 1 16.1 2.4 17
2016 Sinker SF R 94 86.6 29.9 3.0 11 18.6 2.7 17
2016 4-Seamer SF R 34 86.7 23.1 -2.6 -12 14.2 5.2 59
2016 Slider SF R 278 76.4 38.9 -3.9 -9 14.3 4.0 40
! 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 -0.1 0 129 46.9 33 .276 .586 .382 22.2 21.2 18.4 .227 .500 .331 21.7
2022 Sinker 3.3 3 102 37.1 20 .316 .895 .505 18.4 5.0 7.1 .338 .845 .495 27.8
2022 Changeup -0.1 0 38 13.8 11 .300 .400 .341 21.7 27.3 11.1 .322 .383 .341 14.3
2022 4-Seamer 1.8 0 6 2.2 1 1.000 1.000 .900 0.0 0.0 0.0 .840 1.163 .848 100.0
2021 Slider -0.4 -2 581 55.7 161 .219 .418 .309 32.1 28.0 22.0 .223 .400 .305 23.8
2021 Sinker -0.5 -2 327 31.4 68 .246 .377 .316 20.5 5.9 8.9 .223 .342 .290 22.4
2021 Changeup 2.5 3 114 10.9 23 .261 .304 .289 41.3 43.5 16.9 .137 .159 .133 15.4
2021 4-Seamer 10.4 2 21 2.0 5 .600 .800 .610 0.0 20.0 12.5 .381 .585 .415 50.0
2020 Slider -0.4 -1 235 64.6 54 .174 .391 .305 30.6 24.1 17.3 .195 .380 .314 29.4
2020 Sinker -3.1 -1 45 12.4 13 .231 .231 .208 22.7 23.1 33.3 .239 .297 .234 40.0
2020 4-Seamer 3.2 1 43 11.8 9 .250 .375 .317 9.1 44.4 23.5 .290 .517 .381 50.0
2020 Changeup 8.7 4 41 11.3 11 .333 .444 .405 35.3 27.3 13.0 .261 .324 .339 33.3
2019 Slider -2.1 -12 593 59.6 142 .183 .305 .240 33.3 26.8 19.8 .179 .295 .227 19.8
2019 Changeup 0.0 0 160 16.1 44 .225 .250 .256 37.0 27.3 14.3 .191 .229 .228 7.1
2019 Sinker 0.7 1 142 14.3 32 .357 .536 .431 23.5 9.4 17.6 .303 .659 .425 42.3
2019 4-Seamer 0.3 0 100 10.1 28 .259 .704 .438 8.9 25.0 19.4 .271 .630 .377 40.0
2018 Slider 0.5 3 655 58.0 168 .242 .382 .300 34.7 31.0 24.5 .184 .319 .244 29.0
2018 Sinker 0.2 0 174 15.4 49 .286 .310 .346 15.8 6.1 10.3 .303 .450 .377 33.3
2018 4-Seamer 2.3 4 164 14.5 38 .290 .645 .441 23.8 18.4 17.5 .253 .612 .414 44.0
2018 Changeup 1.0 1 136 12.0 27 .231 .462 .281 47.1 48.1 31.0 .149 .300 .183 14.3
2017 Slider -1.4 -7 527 57.8 130 .205 .376 .296 39.1 33.1 25.0 .202 .345 .273 26.7
2017 4-Seamer -1.1 -2 169 18.5 41 .167 .250 .244 10.2 19.5 15.1 .185 .349 .283 21.4
2017 Sinker -0.4 -1 142 15.6 33 .281 .469 .359 35.8 15.2 19.2 .287 .520 .350 33.3
2017 Changeup -0.7 0 65 7.1 15 .133 .400 .217 42.9 20.0 13.0 .255 .535 .326 25.0
! 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 Changeup 40 79.7 100 21.3 2:45 2:45 0
2020 4-Seam Fastball 42 85.8 92 18.5 2:00 1:45 15
2020 Sinker 45 85.3 92 20.0 2:15 2:45 -30
2020 Slider 207 75.9 56 18.3 9:00 9:45 -45
2021 Changeup 114 80.3 99 21.6 2:45 2:45 0
2021 4-Seam Fastball 21 85.6 82 17.8 2:00 1:45 15
2021 Sinker 324 85.5 86 19.7 2:00 2:45 -45
2021 Slider 574 77.0 49 16.5 9:00 9:45 -45
2022 Changeup 38 80.0 99 22.1 2:45 2:45 0
2022 Sinker 102 85.4 88 19.9 2:00 2:45 -45
2022 Slider 129 77.6 39 15.7 9:15 10:00 -45
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Swing/Take

Runs
Year Team PA Pitches Heart Shadow Chase Waste All
2008 127 480 -6 -7 2 3 -8
2009 142 581 -5 -6 2 4 -5
2010 262 958 -9 -10 1 5 -13
2011 174 655 -8 -7 1 0 -15
2012 251 952 -7 -11 -3 1 -21
2013 247 960 3 -10 -2 4 -5
2014 255 948 1 -14 3 2 -9
2015 228 873 -4 -6 -2 2 -10
2016 125 503 1 -4 1 1 -1
2017 219 903 -4 -9 1 2 -10
2018 282 1,129 -3 -6 12 6 9
2019 256 1,042 -7 -14 6 5 -10
2020 93 387 -6 -2 8 4 4
2021 257 1,043 -2 -8 5 6 1
2022 65 275 5 -3 0 1 3
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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 %
2015 881 43.5 62.4 70.7 36.7 51.4 41.5 70.4 47.9 36.0 6.6 60.3
2016 469 42.4 63.8 75.6 33.7 51.6 40.9 65.8 46.5 33.5 5.3 68.0
2017 912 41.7 66.3 75.2 31.1 50.0 41.2 59.2 45.9 34.4 5.9 84.9
2018 1,130 43.9 64.7 76.6 30.3 53.1 42.0 63.3 45.5 31.7 6.9 79.5
2019 995 42.0 63.4 79.6 38.3 57.5 41.6 65.4 48.8 30.2 5.4 74.1
2020 364 38.5 57.9 84.0 35.7 58.8 40.4 72.4 44.2 28.6 4.9 61.1
2021 1,043 42.6 61.7 79.6 30.1 56.7 37.3 60.3 43.5 29.3 5.9 72.6
2022 275 43.6 67.5 86.4 35.5 69.1 30.5 64.6 49.5 20.6 6.9 84.2
Player 6,069 42.5 63.6 77.3 33.5 54.8 40.2 64.4 46.3 31.5 6.1 73.8
MLB 48.5 66.9 82.0 28.3 58.4 42.6 60.7 47.0 24.6 7.2 76.0
! Note: All figures in this table cover the period 2015-present.

Percentile Rankings

Year xwOBA xBA xSLG xISO xOBP Brl Brl% EV HardHit% K% BB% Whiff% xERA FB Velo FB Spin CB Spin
2015 98 93 96 96 99 95 94 94 98 95 96 98 98 6 73
2016 2 49
2017 75 81 61 38 83 66 31 85 94 77 46 95 75 2 50
2018 81 83 57 34 91 53 20 90 85 72 69 88 81 1 47
2019 88 85 74 57 92 80 81 99 100 58 71 80 88 1 41
2020 58 68 61 55 54 74 66 81 71 65 57 64 58 1 61
2021 76 76 69 62 78 67 54 98 100 48 52 73 76 1 32
2022 1 29
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Expected Home Runs

Year Team Avg HR Trot Actual HR xHR HR-xHR Doubters Mostly Gone No Doubters No Doubter %
2016 22.5 6 5.8 0 1 2 4 66.7
2017 23.9 9 7.9 1 4 4 4 44.4
2018 23.3 11 10.9 0 2 7 5 45.5
2019 23.2 8 7.9 0 4 4 5 62.5
2020 22.5 3 2.8 0 0 3 1 33.3
2021 23.8 9 9.0 0 2 1 8 88.9
2022 24.4 6 5.3 1 1 3 3 50.0

Expected Home Runs by Park

Year HR
2016 6 6 7 6 5 6 6 6 6 4 6 6 6 4 6 7 6 6 6 6 7 5 5 6 6 6 6 5 5 6 6
2017 9 7 9 7 8 9 9 8 8 8 7 8 6 8 8 9 8 9 7 8 10 5 8 8 9 8 8 8 8 5 9
2018 11 11 13 10 11 12 12 11 10 8 10 11 9 10 11 12 10 12 10 12 13 10 11 10 11 12 12 10 10 10 12
2019 8 11 10 8 6 8 8 8 8 8 9 8 7 5 7 9 8 10 5 7 10 6 6 7 9 7 8 6 8 9 11
2020 3 1 4 2 3 3 0 3 4 4 2 2 1 4 3 4 4 3 3 4 3 2 1 3 3 4 3 1 3 1 4
2021 9 9 9 9 9 10 9 10 8 9 8 8 8 8 8 9 10 9 9 9 9 9 9 10 9 8 10 9 10 9 9
2022 6 6 5 6 4 6 5 7 5 4 4 4 5 3 6 6 6 7 4 5 5 6 4 7 6 4 7 5 6 5 6
! 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 88 86.6 -1.4 86.1 -0.5 86.3 0.2 86.3 0 85.6 -0.7 85.5 -0.1 85.4 -0.1
Offspeed Velocity 82.7 82.8 0.1 80.6 -2.2 80.4 -0.2 80.2 -0.2 79.7 -0.5 80.3 0.6 80 -0.3
Breaking Velocity 77.9 76.4 -1.5 77 0.6 76.9 -0.1 77.4 0.5 76 -1.4 77 1 77.6 0.6
Exit Velocity 85.8 84.5 -1.3 85.7 1.2 86.5 0.8 84.9 -1.6 86.6 1.7 84.9 -1.7 85.8 0.9
Launch Angle 13 17.8 4.8 16 -1.8 17.4 1.4 19.6 2.2 21.1 1.5 17.4 -3.7 22.2 4.8
Barrel % 2.7 7.8 5.1 6.9 -0.9 8.1 1.2 5.3 -2.8 5.6 0.3 7.4 1.8 12.2 4.8
Hard Hit % 23 23.4 0.4 26.8 3.4 30.8 4 23.5 -7.3 33.3 9.8 23.3 -10 24.5 1.2
Sweet Spot % 29.7 32.5 2.8 36.6 4.1 30.6 -6 37.1 6.5 40.7 3.6 35.2 -5.5 51 15.8
xBA .201 .225 0.024 .217 -0.008 .208 -0.009 .208 0 .221 0.013 .218 -0.003 .289 0.071
BA .235 .236 0.001 .207 -0.029 .253 0.046 .221 -0.032 .211 -0.01 .238 0.027 .305 0.067
xwOBA .233 .298 0.065 .29 -0.008 .28 -0.01 .27 -0.01 .305 0.035 .287 -0.018 .386 0.099
wOBA .268 .3 0.032 .281 -0.019 .312 0.031 .271 -0.041 .294 0.023 .305 0.011 .421 0.116
xSLG .287 .429 0.142 .388 -0.041 .374 -0.014 .369 -0.005 .374 0.005 .365 -0.009 .602 0.237
SLG .35 .427 0.077 .384 -0.043 .409 0.025 .372 -0.037 .368 -0.004 .404 0.036 .661 0.257
K% 30.9 28.2 -2.7 26.3 -1.9 26.5 0.2 24.1 -2.4 26.4 2.3 23.2 -3.2 16.9 -6.3
BB% 4.3 6 1.7 8.5 2.5 7.1 -1.4 6.8 -0.3 8 1.2 8.1 0.1 6.2 -1.9
Swing % 47.9 46.5 -1.4 45.9 -0.6 45.5 -0.4 48.8 3.3 44.2 -4.6 43.5 -0.7 49.5 6
Whiff% 36 33.5 -2.5 34.4 0.9 31.7 -2.7 30.2 -1.5 28.6 -1.6 29.3 0.7 20.6 -8.7
In Zone % 43.5 42.4 -1.1 41.7 -0.7 43.9 2.2 42 -1.9 38.5 -3.5 42.6 4.1 43.6 1
Out of Zone % 56.5 57.6 1.1 58.3 0.7 56.1 -2.2 58 1.9 61.5 3.5 57.4 -4.1 56.4 -1
Out of Zone Swing % 36.7 33.7 -3 31.1 -2.6 30.3 -0.8 38.3 8 35.7 -2.6 30.1 -5.6 35.5 5.4
First Pitch Swing % 28.7 22.2 -6.5 26.9 4.7 26.5 -0.4 30.1 3.6 28.7 -1.4 22.6 -6.1 32.3 9.7
First Pitch Strike % 70.4 65.8 -4.6 59.2 -6.6 63.3 4.1 65.4 2.1 72.4 7 60.3 -12.1 64.6 4.3
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Statcast Shift Statistics

vs RHHvs LHH
YearPAwOBAPAShifts%PAShifts%
2016 112 .294 78 5 6.4 34 2 5.9
2017 220 .284 159 30 18.9 61 24 39.3
2018 283 .312 181 87 48.1 102 51 50.0
2019 246 .271 135 44 32.6 111 72 64.9
2020 87 .294 49 18 36.7 38 24 63.2
2021 257 .305 162 36 22.2 95 69 72.6
2022 65 .421 38 15 39.5 27 20 74.1

Pitch Tempo