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Shogo Akiyama
LF | 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 183 162 16 33 0 12 2 .204 .282 .253 .535
2 Seasons 366 317 32 71 0 21 9 .224 .320 .274 .594
AVG HR RBI SB OPS
2021 .204 0 12 2 .535
2 Seasons .224 0 21 9 .594

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 33 757 124 1 0.8 86.5 108 1.9 29.8 .231 .301 .243 .276 .308 31.5 21.9 7.7
1578 245 2 0.8 85.8 108 2.4 32.2 .237 .312 .274 .295 .311 29 20.2 10.7
6.6 88.3 122.2 12 32.9 .242 .402 .317 .312 .363 35.6 22 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 446 58.9 110 97 17 12 5 0 0 21 78 .175 .245 .227 .330 .219 .291 87.1 3 17.4 17.6
2021 Breaking 205 27.1 47 41 11 9 2 0 0 14 27 .268 .188 .317 .241 .312 .254 87.0 0 32.6 17.9
2021 Offspeed 106 14.0 25 24 5 4 1 0 0 5 19 .208 .248 .250 .287 .218 .255 80.9 -3 25.5 14.3
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 56.5 12.9 27.4 3.2 25.8 37.9 36.3 6.5 43.5 19.4 23.4 5.6 0.8
55.5 13.9 27.8 2.9 24.5 38.4 37.1 5.3 44.5 19.2 24.1 5.3 0.8
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

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 Splitter 0.9 0 12 1.6 4 .333 .333 .4 28.6 25 20 .341 .383 .418 0
2021 Curveball 4 3 64 8.5 14 .385 .538 .421 33.3 28.6 14.3 .145 .202 .19 33.3
2021 Cutter -7.5 -3 45 5.9 15 .071 .071 .064 20 0 0 .169 .202 .163 13.3
2021 Sinker -4.6 -4 82 10.8 20 .056 .056 .115 17.2 25 27.8 .197 .227 .241 46.2
2021 Changeup -1.1 -1 94 12.4 21 .19 .238 .188 25 19 13.3 .234 .273 .224 23.5
2021 Slider 0.4 1 141 18.6 33 .214 .214 .324 32.3 30.3 20 .208 .259 .279 11.1
2021 4-Seamer -1.8 -6 319 42.1 75 .231 .308 .287 17 21.3 17.6 .275 .386 .335 44
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
2021 182 757 -9 -9 3 5 -11
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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 757 47.3 63.7 82.9 26.8 65.4 40.8 24.6 44.3 22.7 7.1 77.8
1578 48.9 62.5 84.9 25.2 65.5 41.2 23 43.4 20.9 7 74.8
48.5 66.8 82 28.3 58.5 42.6 29.2 47 24.6 7.2 76

Percentile Rankings

Year xwOBA xBA xSLG xISO xOBP Brl Brl% EV HardHit% K% BB% Whiff% Speed OAA
2020 34 41 8 5 75 1 2 5 5 71 85 84 71 67
2021 75
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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
2021 0 0.2 0 5 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
2021 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 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 86.5 1.4
Launch Angle 2.9 1.9 -1
Barrel % .8 .8 0
Hard Hit % 26.4 31.5 5.1
Sweet Spot % 34.7 29.8 -4.9
xBA .243 .231 -0.012
BA .245 .204 -0.041
xwOBA .313 .276 -0.037
wOBA .304 .243 -0.061
xSLG .324 .301 -0.023
SLG .297 .253 -0.044
K% 18.6 21.9 3.3
BB% 13.7 7.7 -6
Swing % 42.6 44.3 1.7
Whiff% 19.1 22.7 3.6
In Zone % 50.3 47.3 -3
Out of Zone % 49.7 52.7 3
Out of Zone Swing % 23.5 26.8 3.3
First Pitch Swing % 21.3 24.6 3.3
First Pitch Strike % 61.7 57.4 -4.3
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Statcast Shift Statistics

SeasonBat SidePAShifts%wOBA - No ShiftwOBA - Shift
2020 L 183 19 10.4 .325 .120
2021 L 182 9 4.9 .237 .375