Seth Smith
LF | Bats/Throws: L/L | 6' 3" 210LBS | Age: 41
Draft: 2004 | Rd: 2, #50, Colorado Rockies | Mississippi
PA AB R H HR SB AVG OBP SLG OPS
2015 452 395 54 98 12 0 .248 .330 .443 .773
2016 438 378 62 94 16 0 .249 .342 .415 .757
2017 373 330 50 85 13 2 .258 .340 .433 .773
11 Seasons 4,084 3,582 525 934 126 22 .261 .344 .446 .790
AVG HR SB OPS
2015 .248 12 0 .773
2016 .249 16 0 .757
2017 .258 13 2 .773
11 Seasons .261 126 22 .790
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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%
2015 32 1905 302 24 7.9 5.3 89.9 110.8 11.7 32.8 .251 .437 .331 .337 .394 42.4 21.9 10.4
2016 33 1857 293 26 8.9 5.9 89.5 111.6 8.3 32.1 .267 .477 .331 .360 .407 40.6 20.3 11.0
2017 34 1580 252 18 7.1 4.8 89.8 112.4 9.9 36.9 .269 .456 .332 .349 .405 40.9 21.2 9.7
Player 5342 847 68 8.0 5.4 89.8 112.4 10.0 33.8 .262 .456 .331 .349 .402 41.3 21.1 10.4
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
2015 43.4 24.5 27.8 4.3 35.1 37.1 27.2 2.3 31.8 25.2 23.8 7.6 7.9 5.3
2016 49.8 19.1 25.9 5.1 38.2 42.3 19.5 3.4 37.2 17.7 26.3 5.1 8.9 5.9
2017 43.3 21.4 31.0 4.4 36.5 38.9 24.6 2.0 32.9 22.6 27.4 7.9 7.1 4.8
Player 45.6 21.7 28.1 4.6 36.6 39.4 23.7 2.6 34.0 21.8 25.7 6.8 8.0 5.4
MLB 44.6 23.5 24.9 7.0 37.0 37.6 25.3 3.9 32.9 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 %
2017 4-Seam Fastball 1.1 6 539 34.1 130 .321 .580 .421 17.0 18.5 15.4 .323 .572 .426 46.1
2017 Sinker -1.7 -4 267 16.9 68 .183 .300 .279 12.1 14.7 20.8 .315 .535 .396 46.0
2017 Curveball 0.9 2 227 14.4 42 .282 .385 .340 23.6 38.1 20.5 .198 .259 .234 34.8
2017 Changeup -1.8 -4 219 13.9 49 .200 .333 .267 23.3 12.2 11.5 .226 .366 .287 25.6
2017 Slider -2.0 -3 163 10.3 40 .143 .229 .228 35.0 37.5 20.8 .126 .219 .214 30.0
2017 Cutter -1.0 -1 94 5.9 23 .227 .545 .337 17.1 17.4 15.4 .299 .563 .377 44.4
2017 Split-Finger 9.2 4 46 2.9 12 .583 .750 .583 16.7 8.3 8.3 .324 .522 .357 54.5
2017 Slurve -5.3 -1 12 0.8 4 .250 .250 .225 55.6 75.0 37.5 .158 .249 .171 100.0
2017 Knuckleball 3.4 0 5 0.3 2 .000 .000 .350 0.0 0.0 0.0 .247 .474 .494 0.0
2017 Sweeper 1.2 0 4 0.3 -- -- -- 0.0 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
! Note: Years are in reverse order.
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Swing/Take

Runs
Year Team PA Pitches Heart Shadow Chase Waste All
2008 123 479 5 -3 3 2 6
2009 383 1,534 7 -9 9 8 15
2010 396 1,561 5 -13 10 6 7
2011 525 2,078 -5 -7 10 11 9
2012 448 1,864 -5 -14 11 9 2
2013 422 1,804 -8 -7 12 7 5
2014 515 2,106 3 -17 18 11 15
2015 448 1,891 -1 -13 10 8 4
2016 437 1,854 -1 -14 16 10 11
2017 370 1,576 -8 -11 12 6 -1
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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 %
2015 1,905 44.9 59.9 82.2 23.9 54.0 42.7 18.6 40.0 27.0 6.1 72.6
2016 1,857 46.6 60.3 86.0 21.8 56.5 42.5 19.2 39.7 22.2 6.5 64.2
2017 1,580 50.1 56.9 86.6 25.0 62.9 44.9 9.7 40.9 20.6 7.2 75.2
Player 5,342 47.0 59.1 84.9 23.5 57.5 43.3 16.2 40.2 23.4 6.6 70.6
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
2015 72 46 70 74 73 64 72 72 82 84 28 84 16 84 42
2016 84 67 77 76 87 55 74 57 83 71 45 85 53 90 35 7
2017 73 68 65 58 73 38 57 87 88 79 43 62 67 66 38 47
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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 23.5 16 16.1 0 8 8 8 50.0
2017 22.6 13 12.5 1 4 11 4 30.8
Player 23.1 29 28.6 0 12 19 12 41.4

Expected Home Runs by Park

Year HR
2016 16 19 12 16 15 15 16 20 14 13 15 16 17 15 16 15 10 15 17 15 20 16 21 21 17 15 15 19 21 15 11
2017 13 13 8 15 14 13 15 13 10 10 13 15 11 10 14 14 13 11 12 14 11 12 17 14 12 11 11 15 13 12 9
Player 29 32 20 31 29 28 31 33 24 23 28 31 28 25 30 29 23 26 29 29 31 28 38 35 29 26 26 34 34 27 20
! 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 +/-  
Exit Velocity 89.9 89.5 -0.4 89.8 0.3
Launch Angle 11.7 8.3 -3.4 9.9 1.6
Barrel % 7.9 8.9 1.0 7.1 -1.8
Hard Hit % 42.4 40.6 -1.8 40.9 0.3
Sweet Spot % 32.8 32.1 -0.7 36.9 4.8
xBA .251 .267 0.016 .269 0.002
BA .248 .249 0.001 .258 0.009
xwOBA .337 .360 0.023 .349 -0.011
wOBA .331 .331 0.000 .332 0.001
xSLG .437 .477 0.040 .456 -0.021
SLG .443 .415 -0.028 .433 0.018
K% 21.9 20.3 -1.6 21.2 0.9
BB% 10.4 11.0 0.6 9.7 -1.3
Swing % 40.0 39.7 -0.3 40.9 1.2
Whiff% 27.0 22.2 -4.8 20.6 -1.6
In Zone % 44.9 46.6 1.7 50.1 3.5
Out of Zone % 55.1 53.4 -1.7 49.9 -3.5
Out of Zone Swing % 23.9 21.8 -2.1 25.0 3.2
First Pitch Swing % 18.6 19.2 0.6 9.7 -9.5
First Pitch Strike % 55.5 54.1 -1.4 55.9 1.8
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Statcast Fielder Positioning

wOBA
SeasonAlignment TypeBat SidePAShifts/Shades%No Shift/ShadeShift/Shade
2016 Shifts L 424 303 71.5 .368 .315
2017 Shifts L 369 290 78.6 .342 .330
! 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 %
2010 496 16.1 34.1% 2.0% 282 22.0 2.8% 10.3%
2011 561 17.0 28.7% 1.4% 336 22.3 0.9% 8.9%
2012 520 17.0 27.3% 1.9% 302 22.5 3.6% 8.3%
2013 513 18.1 20.5% 2.3% 310 23.4 0.0% 12.9%
2014 718 18.1 17.3% 2.1% 331 24.1 0.3% 17.8%
2015 608 19.2 14.8% 6.9% 380 25.4 2.6% 27.1%
2016 562 20.6 9.3% 5.9% 374 27.0 4.5% 32.6%
2017 575 20.8 0.7% 2.8% 239 26.6 0.0% 23.0%
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