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Shogo Akiyama
CF | B/T: L/R | 6' 0" 190LBS | Age: 33

Poor Avg Great

Stats

PA AB R H HR RBI SB AVG OBP SLG OPS
2021 23 22 2 6 0 2 0 .273 .304 .273 .577
2 Seasons 206 177 18 44 0 11 7 .249 .351 .294 .645
AVG HR RBI SB OPS
2021 .273 0 2 0 .577
2 Seasons .249 0 11 7 .645

Statcast Batting Statistics

Season Age Pitches Batted Balls Barrels Barrel % Exit Velocity Max EV Launch Angle Sweet Spot % XBA XSLG WOBA XWOBA XWOBACON HardHit% K% BB%
2020 32 821 121 1 0.8 85.1 104 2.9 34.7 .243 .324 .304 .313 .315 26.4 18.6 13.7
2021 33 81 19 0 0 90 101 -9.6 26.3 .256 .302 .261 .266 .285 36.8 13 4.3
902 140 1 0.7 85.7 104 1.2 33.6 .244 .321 .299 .308 .311 27.9 18 12.6
6.5 88.3 122.2 11.9 32.8 .243 .403 .318 .313 .363 35.3 21.9 8.4




Fastball: 4 Seam, 2 Seam, Cutter, Sinker. Offspeed: Split, Change, Fork, Screw. Breaking: Slider, Curve, Knuckle, Other
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Pitch Tracking

Year Pitch Type # % PA AB H 1B 2B 3B HR SO BBE BA XBA SLG XSLG WOBA XWOBA EV LA Whiff% PutAway%
2021 Fastballs 39 48.1 12 11 4 4 0 0 0 1 10 .364 .267 .364 .300 .353 .292 89.4 -19 16.7 16.7
2021 Breaking 29 35.8 7 7 2 2 0 0 0 2 5 .286 .250 .286 .309 .253 .243 94.1 3 30.0 25.0
2021 Offspeed 13 16.0 4 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 .000 .234 .000 .295 .000 .227 86.3 -3 0.0 0.0
2020 Fastballs 512 62.4 109 85 21 17 3 1 0 11 74 .247 .260 .306 .343 .340 .358 84.7 1 12.5 7.6
2020 Breaking 218 26.6 51 47 11 9 2 0 0 17 30 .234 .220 .277 .293 .251 .250 86.2 10 31.2 19.5
2020 Offspeed 90 11.0 23 23 6 5 1 0 0 6 17 .261 .227 .304 .316 .246 .239 84.5 -2 30.3 20.7


Batted Ball Profile

Season GB % FB % LD % PU % Pull % Straight % Oppo % Weak % Topped % Under % Flare/Burner % Solid % Barrel %
2020 54.5 14.9 28.1 2.5 23.1 38.8 38 4.1 45.5 19 24.8 5 0.8
2021 68.4 5.3 26.3 0 26.3 42.1 31.6 0 68.4 10.5 21.1 0 0
56.4 13.6 27.9 2.1 23.6 39.3 37.1 3.6 48.6 17.9 24.3 4.3 0.7
45.2 22.1 25.6 7.1 36.6 37.9 25.5 3.6 33.4 24.3 24.5 5.6 6.5

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 Cutter 14.1 0 3 3.7 1 1 1 .9 0 0 0 .88 1.044 .839 100
2021 Sinker -11.5 -1 8 9.9 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .149 .164 .146 50
2021 Curveball -3.1 0 8 9.9 2 0 0 0 33.3 50 50 .119 .138 .107 100
2021 Changeup -7.7 -1 13 16 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 .234 .295 .227 25
2021 Slider -0.1 0 21 25.9 5 .4 .4 .36 28.6 20 16.7 .302 .378 .297 25
2021 4-Seamer -1.1 0 28 34.6 9 .375 .375 .378 21.4 11.1 33.3 .22 .241 .264 28.6
2020 Splitter -13.5 -1 4 0.5 3 0 0 0 33.3 33.3 50 .168 .382 .227 50
2020 Cutter -2.6 -1 33 4 4 0 0 .225 11.1 0 0 .159 .16 .152 0
2020 Changeup 1.4 1 86 10.5 20 .3 .35 .288 30 25 18.5 .235 .306 .24 26.7
2020 Slider -2.2 -2 111 13.5 25 .174 .174 .2 37.5 32 18.2 .191 .269 .235 40
2020 Curveball -0.3 0 108 13.2 26 .292 .375 .323 24.4 34.6 20.9 .249 .317 .28 20
2020 Sinker -0.8 -1 149 18.1 34 .222 .333 .334 7.8 8.8 8.8 .265 .353 .357 25
2020 4-Seamer 0.9 3 330 40.2 71 .278 .315 .368 14.8 11.3 7.7 .265 .351 .37 26.1
! Note: Years are in reverse order.
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Swing/Take

Runs
Year Team PA Pitches Heart Shadow Chase Waste All
2020 188 838 -8 -4 6 3 -2
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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 %
2020 821 50.3 61.5 86.6 23.5 65.6 41.5 21.3 42.6 19.1 6.9 71.9
2021 81 51.9 61.9 80.8 23.1 88.9 33.3 26.1 43.2 17.1 9.9 87.5
902 50.4 61.5 86.1 23.5 67.6 40.8 21.8 42.7 19 7.2 73.8
48.4 66.6 82.1 28.4 58.8 42.6 29 46.9 24.4 7.2 75.8

Percentile Rankings

Year xwOBA xBA xSLG xISO xOBP Brl Brl% EV HardHit% K% BB% Whiff% Speed OAA
2020 34 40 8 5 75 1 2 5 5 71 85 84 71 67
2021 74
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Expected Home Runs

Year Team Avg HR Trot Actual HR xHR HR-xHR Doubters Mostly Gone No Doubters No Doubter %
2020 0 0 0 1 0 0

Expected Home Runs by Park

Year HR
2020 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
! 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 +/-  
Exit Velocity 85.1 90 4.9
Launch Angle 2.9 -9.6 -12.5
Barrel % .8 0 -0.8
Hard Hit % 26.4 36.8 10.4
Sweet Spot % 34.7 26.3 -8.4
xBA .243 .256 0.013
BA .245 .273 0.028
xwOBA .313 .266 -0.047
wOBA .304 .261 -0.043
xSLG .324 .302 -0.022
SLG .297 .273 -0.024
K% 18.6 13 -5.6
BB% 13.7 4.3 -9.4
Swing % 42.6 43.2 0.6
Whiff% 19.1 17.1 -2
In Zone % 50.3 51.9 1.6
Out of Zone % 49.7 48.1 -1.6
Out of Zone Swing % 23.5 23.1 -0.4
First Pitch Swing % 21.3 26.1 4.8
First Pitch Strike % 61.7 56.5 -5.2
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Statcast Shift Statistics

SeasonBat SidePAShifts%wOBA - No ShiftwOBA - Shift
2020 L 183 19 10.4 .325 .120
2021 L 23 1 4.3 .273 .000