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Sergio Romo
P | B/T: R/R | 5' 11" 185LBS | Age: 38

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

Stats

W L ERA G GS SV IP SO WHIP
2021 1 1 4.67 66 0 3 61.2 60 1.25
14 Seasons 42 35 3.10 798 5 137 704.2 775 1.04
G W-L ERA IP SO WHIP
2021 66 1-1 4.67 61.2 60 1.25
14 Seasons 798 42-35 3.10 704.2 775 1.04

Statcast Statistics

Season Age Pitches Batted Balls Barrels Barrel % 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 85.8 108.7 13 29.7 .194 .277 .268 .225 .305 23 30.9 4.3 2.98 2.16
2016 33 469 77 6 7.8 84.5 109.7 17.8 32.5 .217 .412 .300 .287 .379 23.4 28.2 6 2.64 3.55
2017 34 912 145 10 6.9 85.7 112.2 16 36.6 .212 .378 .281 .284 .348 26.8 26.3 8.5 3.56 3.49
2018 35 1130 186 15 8.1 86.5 110.9 17.4 30.6 .207 .371 .312 .279 .343 30.8 26.5 7.1 4.14 3.29
2019 36 995 170 9 5.3 84.9 112 19.6 37.1 .207 .367 .271 .269 .324 23.5 24.1 6.8 3.43 3.20
2020 37 364 54 3 5.6 86.6 106.4 21.1 40.7 .221 .374 .294 .305 .360 33.3 26.4 8 4.05 3.96
2021 38 1043 176 13 7.4 84.9 110 17.4 35.2 .218 .364 .305 .287 .336 23.3 23.2 8.1 4.67 3.47
5794 956 60 6.3 85.5 112.2 17.2 34.1 .209 .358 .290 .273 .337 25.8 26.3 7
6.6 88.3 122.2 12 32.9 .243 .403 .317 .313 .363 35.4 22 8.4

Statcast Pitch Arsenal

Romo relies on 4 pitches.
Slider
(55.7%) ,
Sinker
(31.5%) ,
Changeup
(10.7%) ,
4-Seam Fastball
(2.1%) ,


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Pitch Tracking

Year Pitch Type # # RHB # LHB % MPH PA AB H 1B 2B 3B HR SO BBE BA XBA SLG XSLG WOBA XWOBA EV LA Spin Ext. Whiff% PutAway%
2021 Slider 580 433 147 55.7 77.0 161 146 32 18 6 1 7 45 101 .219 .223 .418 .398 .306 .304 85.1 22 2815 6.4 32.2 22.0
2021 Sinker 328 179 149 31.5 85.5 68 61 15 11 2 0 2 4 58 .246 .224 .377 .342 .299 .290 85.8 10 2157 6.5 20.6 8.7
2021 Changeup 112 9 103 10.7 80.2 23 23 6 5 1 0 0 10 13 .261 .137 .304 .159 .245 .133 77.7 8 2103 6.5 41.3 17.2
2021 4-Seam Fastball 22 19 3 2.1 85.6 5 5 3 2 1 0 0 1 4 .600 .381 .800 .585 .600 .415 92.5 27 2228 6.4 0.0 12.5
2020 Slider 235 159 76 64.6 76.0 54 46 8 4 1 0 3 13 34 .174 .195 .391 .380 .289 .301 86.4 25 2913 6.4 30.6 17.3
2020 Sinker 45 6 39 12.4 85.3 13 13 3 3 0 0 0 3 10 .231 .239 .231 .297 .204 .234 84.3 5 2284 6.4 22.7 33.3
2020 4-Seam Fastball 43 40 3 11.8 85.8 9 8 2 1 1 0 0 4 4 .250 .290 .375 .517 .313 .381 93.3 36 2354 6.3 9.1 23.5
2020 Changeup 41 2 39 11.3 79.7 11 9 3 2 1 0 0 3 6 .333 .261 .444 .324 .405 .344 86.9 17 2166 6.4 35.3 13.0
! Note: Years are in reverse order.
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Batted Ball Profile

Season GB % FB % LD % PU % Pull % Straight % Oppo % Weak % Topped % Under % Flare/Burner % Solid % Barrel %
2015 47.3 14.2 27.7 10.8 39.2 36.5 24.3 5.4 32.4 25 24.3 3.4 2.7
2016 39 22.1 26 13 50.6 29.9 19.5 2.6 27.3 29.9 23.4 3.9 7.8
2017 37.9 24.8 26.2 11 44.1 35.9 20 4.1 29 29 21.4 6.9 6.9
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
2019 36.5 28.8 22.9 11.8 41.2 39.4 19.4 2.4 28.2 37.1 20 6.5 5.3
2020 31.5 16.7 33.3 18.5 48.1 37 14.8 3.7 18.5 35.2 27.8 9.3 5.6
2021 37.5 30.1 22.2 10.2 47.2 30.7 22.2 4 29 33 21 5.7 7.4
38.7 25.3 24.6 11.4 43.5 36.4 20 3.8 28.6 31.8 21.7 5.8 6.3
45.1 22.5 25.4 7.1 36.6 37.8 25.5 3.7 33.2 24.4 24.4 5.7 6.6

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
2021 4-Seamer OAK R 22 85.6 25.5 -1.6 -7 13.4 4.9 58
2021 Sinker OAK R 328 85.5 33.5 3.4 11 18.7 2.1 12
2021 Changeup OAK R 112 80.2 38.3 1.6 4 20.4 5.7 39
2021 Slider OAK R 578 77 38.3 -4.9 -11 13.7 -1.1 -8
2020 4-Seamer MIN R 42 85.8 25 -1.9 -8 14.4 6.8 91
2020 Changeup MIN R 40 79.6 38.9 2.9 8 19.9 4.8 32
2020 Slider MIN R 217 75.9 40.4 -2.8 -7 15.8 2.7 21
2020 Sinker MIN R 44 85.3 33.2 0.7 2 18.8 2.8 17
2019 Changeup MIN R 160 80.2 40.6 4.2 11 20.1 5.2 35
2019 Slider MIN R 593 77.4 38.1 -5.5 -13 14.8 2.9 25
2019 4-Seamer MIN R 100 86.5 25.2 -3 -14 13.8 5 58
2019 Sinker MIN R 142 86.2 34.5 4.6 15 18.8 3.1 20
2018 Changeup TB R 136 80.4 38.7 2.3 6 19 4.7 33
2018 4-Seamer TB R 164 86.4 24.1 -2.8 -13 12.3 3.3 37
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
2017 Changeup TB R 65 80.6 36.9 1.8 5 18.5 4.2 29
2017 Sinker TB R 142 85.8 33.9 2.8 9 20 4.1 26
2017 Slider TB R 527 77 39 -2.9 -7 14.7 2.9 24
2017 4-Seamer TB R 169 86.4 23.4 -1.2 -5 12.8 2.8 28
2016 Sinker SF R 94 86.6 29.9 3 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 Changeup SF R 33 82.7 33.8 0.3 1 16.1 2.4 17
2016 Slider SF R 278 76.4 38.9 -3.9 -9 14.3 4 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 %
2021 4-Seamer 9.8 2 22 2.1 5 .6 .8 .61 0 20 12.5 .381 .585 .415 50
2021 Changeup 1.7 2 112 10.7 23 .261 .304 .25 41.3 43.5 17.2 .137 .159 .133 15.4
2021 Sinker -0.4 -1 328 31.4 68 .246 .377 .316 20.6 5.9 8.7 .224 .342 .29 22.4
2021 Slider -0.3 -2 581 55.7 161 .219 .418 .309 32.1 28 22 .223 .398 .304 23.8
2020 4-Seamer 3.3 1 43 11.8 9 .25 .375 .317 9.1 44.4 23.5 .29 .517 .381 50
2020 Changeup 8.8 4 41 11.3 11 .333 .444 .405 35.3 27.3 13 .261 .324 .339 33.3
2020 Sinker -3.1 -1 45 12.4 13 .231 .231 .208 22.7 23.1 33.3 .239 .297 .234 40
2020 Slider -0.4 -1 235 64.6 54 .174 .391 .305 30.6 24.1 17.3 .195 .38 .314 29.4
2019 4-Seamer 0.3 0 100 10.1 28 .259 .704 .438 8.9 25 19.4 .271 .63 .377 40
2019 Sinker 0.1 0 142 14.3 32 .357 .536 .403 23.5 9.4 17.6 .303 .659 .425 42.3
2019 Changeup 0.1 0 160 16.1 44 .225 .25 .256 37 27.3 14.3 .192 .229 .229 7.1
2019 Slider -2 -12 593 59.6 142 .183 .305 .245 33.3 26.8 19.8 .177 .293 .226 19.8
2018 Changeup 1 1 136 12 27 .231 .462 .281 47.1 48.1 31 .146 .291 .18 14.3
2018 4-Seamer 2.3 4 164 14.5 38 .29 .645 .441 23.8 18.4 17.5 .251 .605 .412 44
2018 Sinker -0.2 0 174 15.4 49 .286 .31 .328 15.8 6.1 10.3 .303 .45 .377 33.3
2018 Slider 0.5 4 655 58 168 .242 .382 .3 34.7 31 24.5 .184 .319 .244 29
2017 Changeup -0.7 0 65 7.1 15 .133 .4 .217 42.9 20 13 .255 .535 .326 25
2017 Sinker -0.3 0 142 15.6 33 .281 .469 .359 35.8 15.2 19.2 .288 .521 .35 33.3
2017 4-Seamer -1 -2 169 18.5 41 .167 .25 .244 10.2 19.5 15.1 .186 .349 .284 21.4
2017 Slider -1.4 -7 527 57.8 130 .205 .376 .293 39.1 33.1 25 .2 .338 .269 26.7
2017 N/A 1 0.1 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 2:15 2:45 -30
2020 Slider 207 75.9 56 18.3 9:00 9:45 -45
2021 Changeup 112 80.2 99 21.6 2:45 2:45 0
2021 4-Seam Fastball 22 85.6 81 17.7 2:00 1:45 15
2021 Sinker 325 85.5 86 19.8 2:00 2:45 -45
2021 Slider 573 77 49 16.4 9:00 9:45 -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
2008 127 480 -6 -7 2 3 -8
2009 142 581 -6 -6 2 4 -6
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 -12 -2 4 -7
2014 255 948 1 -14 3 2 -8
2015 228 873 -4 -7 -2 2 -11
2016 125 503 1 -4 1 1 0
2017 219 903 -4 -9 1 2 -10
2018 282 1129 -3 -7 12 6 8
2019 256 1042 -7 -14 7 5 -11
2020 93 387 -6 -2 7 4 3
2021 257 1043 -1 -8 4 6 1
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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 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
2017 912 41.7 66.3 75.2 31.1 50 41.2 58.9 45.9 34.4 5.9 84.9
2018 1130 43.9 64.7 76.6 30.3 53.1 42 63.3 45.5 31.7 6.9 79.5
2019 995 42 63.4 79.6 38.3 57.5 41.6 64.7 48.8 30.2 5.4 74.1
2020 364 38.5 57.9 84 35.7 58.8 40.4 72.4 44.2 28.6 4.9 61.1
2021 1043 42.6 61.7 79.6 30.1 56.7 37.3 59.8 43.5 29.3 5.9 72.6
5794 42.5 63.4 76.8 33.4 54.1 40.7 64.1 46.2 32.1 6 73.3
48.5 66.8 82 28.3 58.5 42.6 60.6 47 24.6 7.2 76

Percentile Rankings

Year xwOBA xBA xSLG xISO xOBP Brl Brl% EV HardHit% K% BB% Whiff% xERA FB Velo FB Spin CB Spin
2015 99 94 96 97 99 96 94 94 98 95 96 98 99 6 73 32
2016 2 48
2017 77 85 66 41 85 66 31 85 94 77 46 95 77 2 49
2018 80 82 58 34 91 53 20 90 85 72 69 88 80 1 46
2019 87 84 73 56 92 80 81 99 100 58 71 80 87 1 41
2020 57 67 60 53 52 74 66 81 70 65 57 64 57 1 59
2021 76 76 68 61 77 67 54 98 100 48 52 73 76 1 31
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Expected Home Runs

Year Team Avg HR Trot Actual HR xHR HR-xHR Doubters Mostly Gone No Doubters No Doubter %
2019 23.2 8 7.7 0 5 3 5 62.5
2020 22.5 3 2.6 0 0 3 0 0
2021 23.8 9 9.3 0 4 1 0 0

Expected Home Runs by Park

Year HR
2019 8 10 10 8 8 7 8 8 7 8 9 8 7 6 7 9 7 10 5 8 6 6 6 7 9 9 7 6 8 8 10
2020 3 1 3 2 4 2 3 3 2 4 1 2 1 4 3 4 2 3 3 4 1 1 1 3 2 4 3 1 3 1 4
2021 9 9 9 9 9 8 8 8 8 9 9 8 8 8 8 8 8 9 8 9 7 8 8 8 9 8 8 8 11 9 9
! Note: This tells how many of this player's home runs would have been out of other stadiums. This accounts for different wall heights and distances, but does not attempt to adjust for 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 +/-  
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
Offspeed Velocity 82.7 82.8 0.1 80.6 -2.2 80.4 -0.2 80.2 -0.2 79.7 -0.5 80.2 0.5
Breaking Velocity 77.9 76.4 -1.5 77 0.6 76.9 -0.1 77.4 0.5 76 -1.4 77 1
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
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
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
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
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
xBA .194 .217 0.023 .212 -0.005 .207 -0.005 .207 0 .221 0.014 .218 -0.003
BA .235 .236 0.001 .207 -0.029 .253 0.046 .221 -0.032 .211 -0.01 .238 0.027
xwOBA .225 .287 0.062 .284 -0.003 .279 -0.005 .269 -0.01 .305 0.036 .287 -0.018
wOBA .268 .3 0.032 .281 -0.019 .312 0.031 .271 -0.041 .294 0.023 .305 0.011
xSLG .277 .412 0.135 .378 -0.034 .371 -0.007 .367 -0.004 .374 0.007 .364 -0.01
SLG .35 .427 0.077 .384 -0.043 .409 0.025 .372 -0.037 .368 -0.004 .404 0.036
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
First Pitch Swing % 28.7 22.2 -6.5 26.8 4.6 26.5 -0.3 29.7 3.2 28.7 -1 22.4 -6.3
First Pitch Strike % 70.4 65.8 -4.6 58.9 -6.9 63.3 4.4 64.7 1.4 72.4 7.7 59.8 -12.6
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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

Pitch Distribution