Shed Long Jr.
2B | Bats/Throws: L/R | 5' 8" 184LBS | Age: 28
Draft: 2013 | Rd: 12, #375, Cincinnati Reds | Jacksonville (AL) HS
PA AB R H HR SB AVG OBP SLG OPS
2019 168 152 21 40 5 3 .263 .333 .454 .787
2020 128 117 10 20 3 4 .171 .242 .291 .533
2021 121 111 13 22 4 1 .198 .258 .360 .618
3 Seasons 417 380 44 82 12 8 .216 .284 .376 .660
AVG HR SB OPS
2019 .263 5 3 .787
2020 .171 3 4 .533
2021 .198 4 1 .618
3 Seasons .216 12 8 .660
MLB Percentile Rankings
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 23 662 112 7 6.3 4.2 87.6 107.7 11.1 28.6 .206 .325 .333 .270 .307 36.7 23.8 9.5
2020 24 498 80 5 6.3 3.9 87.1 107.5 2.6 21.3 .175 .304 .238 .248 .301 32.5 28.9 8.6
2021 25 497 73 3 4.1 2.5 87.6 110.2 1.7 24.7 .203 .321 .268 .260 .347 35.6 32.2 7.4
Player 1657 265 15 5.7 3.6 87.4 110.2 5.9 25.3 .196 .317 .285 .260 .316 35.1 27.8 8.6
MLB 6.9 4.7 88.5 122.4 12.2 33.1 .245 .406 .316 .316 .369 36.4 22.2 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 48.2 24.1 20.5 7.1 39.3 33.0 27.7 3.6 34.8 25.0 25.9 1.8 6.3 4.2
2020 63.7 18.8 11.3 6.3 31.3 46.3 22.5 2.5 47.5 18.8 20.0 3.8 6.3 3.9
2021 63.0 17.8 16.4 2.7 37.0 39.7 23.3 4.1 47.9 9.6 26.0 8.2 4.1 2.5
Player 57.0 20.8 16.6 5.7 36.2 38.9 24.9 3.4 42.3 18.9 24.2 4.2 5.7 3.6
MLB 44.6 23.5 24.8 7.0 37.0 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 %
2021 4-Seam Fastball 0.6 1 138 27.8 34 .258 .581 .381 19.2 26.5 19.1 .259 .552 .371 50.0
2021 Slider 3.3 3 90 18.1 20 .263 .632 .430 44.2 40.0 26.7 .195 .284 .233 45.5
2021 Sinker -6.9 -6 85 17.1 19 .063 .063 .128 33.3 31.6 33.3 .118 .144 .182 18.2
2021 Curveball -1.9 -1 64 12.9 16 .267 .267 .269 24.0 31.3 29.4 .227 .257 .244 40.0
2021 Changeup -2.2 -1 52 10.5 15 .143 .143 .167 33.3 26.7 22.2 .245 .278 .259 10.0
2021 Cutter -3.5 -1 28 5.6 6 .000 .000 .117 35.7 33.3 18.2 .166 .213 .254 0.0
2021 Split-Finger 1.9 0 24 4.8 10 .200 .300 .215 26.7 40.0 36.4 .127 .201 .146 50.0
2021 Sweeper -2.3 0 14 2.8 1 .000 .000 .000 25.0 100.0 16.7 -- -- .000 --
2021 Slurve 7.0 0 2 0.4 -- -- -- -- -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
2020 4-Seam Fastball -0.5 -1 209 42.0 58 .245 .388 .339 23.3 15.5 19.1 .250 .451 .358 47.5
2020 Changeup -4.6 -4 77 15.5 19 .105 .158 .161 50.0 36.8 43.8 .153 .214 .163 16.7
2020 Slider -2.2 -2 75 15.1 17 .118 .353 .203 56.3 64.7 42.3 .128 .347 .194 33.3
2020 Curveball -3.5 -2 53 10.6 11 .091 .091 .082 47.6 45.5 31.3 .075 .077 .075 16.7
2020 Sinker -4.8 -2 46 9.2 16 .067 .133 .122 16.0 18.8 23.1 .134 .154 .167 16.7
2020 Cutter 3.9 1 18 3.6 4 .333 .667 .488 40.0 0.0 0.0 .056 .088 .222 0.0
2020 Split-Finger 0.6 0 11 2.2 2 .500 .500 .450 0.0 50.0 16.7 .029 .035 .031 0.0
2020 Sweeper -0.9 0 9 1.8 1 .000 .000 .000 40.0 100.0 25.0 -- -- .000 --
2019 4-Seam Fastball 1.4 3 224 33.8 58 .340 .580 .435 20.8 19.0 21.2 .257 .416 .341 48.7
2019 Sinker -0.4 0 115 17.4 28 .333 .542 .452 22.4 17.9 21.7 .208 .316 .291 26.3
2019 Changeup -4.1 -4 90 13.6 21 .111 .222 .219 32.6 19.0 17.4 .120 .264 .235 28.6
2019 Curveball 2.9 3 89 13.4 22 .238 .429 .302 37.5 36.4 24.2 .183 .222 .198 30.8
2019 Slider -2.3 -2 87 13.1 25 .200 .400 .252 34.9 32.0 22.9 .201 .344 .228 35.3
2019 Cutter -12.2 -4 29 4.4 7 .143 .143 .129 15.4 28.6 18.2 .167 .186 .153 20.0
2019 Slurve -2.0 0 5 0.8 1 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 .155 .161 .140 0.0
2019 Split-Finger 25.0 1 5 0.8 2 .500 .500 .450 60.0 50.0 100.0 .270 .299 .244 100.0
2019 Sweeper -2.7 0 2 0.3 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
! Note: Years are in reverse order.
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Swing/Take

Runs
Year Team PA Pitches Heart Shadow Chase Waste All
2019 164 646 -3 -5 3 3 -3
2020 128 498 -9 -6 4 2 -10
2021 121 497 -1 -8 2 3 -5
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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 662 51.6 63.8 80.8 24.6 50.6 41.7 35.1 45.2 27.1 8.0 75.0
2020 498 48.2 62.1 76.5 28.3 42.5 39.8 24.2 44.6 34.7 10.6 71.7
2021 497 48.9 67.1 79.8 26.8 48.5 47.3 33.1 46.5 29.4 6.2 77.4
Player 1,657 49.8 64.3 79.2 26.4 47.2 42.8 31.2 45.4 30.1 8.3 74.3
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
2019 55 69
2020 1 1 4 18 2 16 37 21 44 21 16 44 9 42 52 9 53
2021 72 40 87
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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 21.3 5 4.7 0 4 3 2 40.0
2020 22.5 3 4.3 -1 2 3 2 66.7
2021 21.6 4 3.5 1 1 4 1 25.0
Player 21.7 12 12.5 -1 7 10 5 41.7

Expected Home Runs by Park

Year HR
2019 5 6 4 3 4 5 5 4 4 2 4 4 5 5 4 5 5 4 6 4 6 7 5 7 4 5 4 5 7 5 4
2020 3 4 5 5 4 5 5 5 3 3 3 4 4 4 4 5 5 4 5 5 4 4 5 6 4 3 4 6 5 3 3
2021 4 3 4 4 4 5 5 4 1 2 2 5 3 3 4 5 3 4 3 5 3 2 5 4 3 3 4 4 3 2 2
Player 12 13 13 12 12 15 15 13 8 7 9 13 12 12 12 15 13 12 14 14 13 13 15 17 11 11 12 15 15 10 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, 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 2019 2020 +/-   2021 +/-  
Exit Velocity 87.6 87.1 -0.5 87.6 0.5
Launch Angle 11.1 2.6 -8.5 1.7 -0.9
Barrel % 6.3 6.3 0.0 4.1 -2.2
Hard Hit % 36.7 32.5 -4.2 35.6 3.1
LA Sweet-Spot % 28.6 21.3 -7.3 24.7 3.4
xBA .206 .175 -0.031 .203 0.028
BA .263 .171 -0.092 .198 0.027
xwOBA .270 .248 -0.022 .260 0.012
wOBA .333 .238 -0.095 .268 0.030
xSLG .325 .304 -0.021 .321 0.017
SLG .454 .291 -0.163 .360 0.069
K% 23.8 28.9 5.1 32.2 3.3
BB% 9.5 8.6 -0.9 7.4 -1.2
Swing % 45.2 44.6 -0.6 46.5 1.9
Whiff% 27.1 34.7 7.6 29.4 -5.3
In Zone % 51.6 48.2 -3.4 48.9 0.7
Out of Zone % 48.4 51.8 3.4 51.1 -0.7
Out of Zone Swing % 24.6 28.3 3.7 26.8 -1.5
First Pitch Swing % 35.1 24.2 -10.9 33.1 8.9
First Pitch Strike % 64.9 51.6 -13.3 62.8 11.2
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Statcast Fielder Positioning

wOBA
SeasonAlignment TypeBat SidePAShifts/Shades%No Shift/ShadeShift/Shade
2019 Shifts L 168 48 28.6 .324 .356
2020 Shifts L 128 47 36.7 .258 .202
2021 Shifts L 121 48 39.7 .268 .270
! 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 215 16.4 30.7% 1.4% 90 23.0 1.1% 10.0%
2020 170 17.2 20.6% 2.9% 68 22.2 0.0% 8.8%
2021 153 19.0 14.4% 3.9% 76 24.4 0.0% 23.7%
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