Spencer Torkelson
1B | Bats/Throws: R/R | 6' 0" 220LBS | Age: 24
Draft: 2020 | Rd: 1, #1, Detroit Tigers | Arizona State
PA AB R H HR SB AVG OBP SLG OPS
2022 404 360 38 73 8 0 .203 .285 .319 .604
2023 684 606 88 141 31 3 .233 .313 .446 .759
2024 230 209 24 42 4 0 .201 .266 .330 .596
3 Seasons 1,318 1,175 150 256 43 3 .218 .296 .386 .682
AVG HR SB OPS
2022 .203 8 0 .604
2023 .233 31 3 .759
2024 .201 4 0 .596
3 Seasons .218 43 3 .682
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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%
2022 22 1609 263 22 8.4 5.4 90.5 111.5 15.0 35.4 .223 .374 .272 .302 .354 41.8 24.5 9.2
2023 23 2814 440 62 14.1 9.1 91.8 112.7 17.1 33.2 .251 .484 .326 .349 .428 50.9 25.0 9.8
2024 24 956 154 7 4.5 3.0 88.8 109.0 20.9 27.3 .192 .325 .265 .258 .299 39.2 24.3 7.0
Player 5379 857 91 10.6 6.9 90.9 112.7 17.1 32.8 .232 .422 .299 .319 .382 46.0 24.7 9.1
MLB 7.0 4.8 88.5 122.4 12.3 33.1 .245 .406 .316 .315 .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
2022 40.7 25.9 25.9 7.6 39.2 34.2 26.6 0.8 32.7 27.8 22.1 8.0 8.4 5.4
2023 33.9 31.6 24.5 10.0 46.1 30.7 23.2 1.4 26.4 29.3 21.4 7.0 14.1 9.1
2024 37.0 30.5 18.2 14.3 50.0 31.8 18.2 2.6 29.2 39.6 16.9 6.5 4.5 3.0
Player 36.5 29.6 23.8 10.0 44.7 32.0 23.3 1.4 28.8 30.7 20.8 7.2 10.6 6.9
MLB 44.5 23.6 24.8 7.0 37.1 37.5 25.3 3.9 32.7 24.8 24.4 5.8 7.0 4.8
! 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 %
2024 4-Seam Fastball -1.4 -4 283 29.6 65 .179 .357 .280 22.6 23.1 17.4 .179 .402 .294 35.7
2024 Slider 1.1 2 202 21.1 46 .244 .356 .270 31.4 21.7 18.9 .222 .364 .259 34.3
2024 Sinker -2.6 -4 163 17.1 42 .200 .257 .283 13.0 7.1 6.8 .258 .302 .319 50.0
2024 Sweeper 4.6 4 83 8.7 24 .348 .696 .448 43.6 41.7 31.3 .185 .368 .252 30.8
2024 Changeup -5.1 -4 78 8.2 20 .100 .150 .108 36.6 40.0 20.0 .144 .183 .143 33.3
2024 Cutter -4.2 -3 68 7.1 17 .125 .125 .147 9.4 11.8 12.5 .131 .247 .190 42.9
2024 Curveball 0.9 0 50 5.2 7 .333 .500 .407 25.0 42.9 20.0 .245 .283 .298 100.0
2024 Split-Finger -8.8 -1 14 1.5 6 .000 .000 .000 72.7 83.3 50.0 .029 .032 .027 0.0
2024 Slurve -1.2 0 4 0.4 1 .000 .000 .000 50.0 0.0 -- .091 .197 .123 0.0
2023 4-Seam Fastball 0.5 5 855 30.4 219 .265 .514 .384 20.5 20.5 19.1 .277 .570 .404 59.4
2023 Slider -0.6 -4 589 20.9 130 .212 .364 .308 31.4 33.8 21.8 .201 .323 .267 37.8
2023 Sinker -0.1 0 431 15.3 122 .255 .418 .359 11.6 13.9 16.0 .313 .560 .401 60.2
2023 Changeup -1.4 -4 322 11.4 77 .125 .292 .198 33.1 28.6 18.2 .211 .412 .282 43.1
2023 Curveball 1.5 3 223 7.9 46 .214 .619 .372 27.8 39.1 22.5 .163 .447 .289 41.7
2023 Cutter -0.4 -1 165 5.9 36 .355 .677 .474 18.3 11.1 12.9 .349 .606 .444 48.1
2023 Sweeper -0.1 0 151 5.4 36 .176 .412 .250 41.5 44.4 23.2 .193 .444 .269 31.6
2023 Split-Finger 0.2 0 52 1.8 11 .333 .333 .373 35.5 27.3 11.1 .186 .206 .269 33.3
2023 Screwball 3.6 0 1 0.0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2022 4-Seam Fastball -1.4 -8 555 34.5 144 .175 .292 .286 19.5 21.5 19.4 .210 .388 .326 46.7
2022 Slider -1.4 -5 348 21.6 83 .205 .295 .237 39.0 36.1 25.4 .195 .326 .251 40.8
2022 Sinker 1.1 2 209 13.0 62 .356 .559 .408 13.8 12.9 25.8 .346 .580 .411 51.0
2022 Changeup -2.4 -4 167 10.4 47 .075 .075 .181 30.5 25.5 20.3 .146 .165 .223 28.6
2022 Curveball -1.6 -2 131 8.1 28 .148 .185 .166 30.8 35.7 24.4 .207 .282 .229 29.4
2022 Cutter -1.5 -2 106 6.6 20 .111 .278 .215 23.3 15.0 14.3 .220 .417 .314 40.0
2022 Sweeper 1.4 1 82 5.1 17 .333 .600 .432 29.5 29.4 15.2 .256 .421 .340 30.0
2022 Split-Finger -10.9 -1 6 0.4 2 .000 .000 .000 20.0 0.0 0.0 .067 .077 .063 0.0
2022 Slurve 5.2 0 2 0.1 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
! Note: Years are in reverse order.
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Swing/Take

Runs
Year Team PA Pitches Heart Shadow Chase Waste All
2022 404 1,609 -11 -27 13 8 -16
2023 678 2,790 -6 -19 14 10 -1
2024 228 945 -7 -12 5 4 -10
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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 %
2022 1,609 50.2 67.0 82.1 24.7 53.5 43.0 28.5 45.9 25.6 8.8 79.6
2023 2,814 51.4 67.5 82.4 23.6 54.1 40.4 29.0 46.2 24.7 8.3 77.3
2024 956 52.9 64.6 80.8 22.9 50.0 45.4 20.4 44.9 26.8 8.3 76.9
Player 5,379 51.3 66.9 82.0 23.8 53.2 42.0 27.3 45.9 25.3 8.5 77.9
MLB 48.6 67.0 82.0 28.4 57.9 42.6 29.8 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
2022 35 18 35 50 35 38 56 78 78 61 27 63 43 75 63 38 4
2023 77 42 83 86 58 97 89 87 83 94 30 67 52 80 50 5 6
2024 2 1 6 29 3 9 18 44 49 46 30 35 37 81 39 9 5
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Expected Home Runs

Adjusted

Year Team Avg HR Trot Actual HR xHR HR-xHR Doubters Mostly Gone No Doubters No Doubter %
2022 24.3 8 11.5 -4 4 9 4 50.0
2023 23.7 31 35.2 -4 12 24 16 51.6
2024 24.0 4 6.1 -2 4 2 4 100.0
Player 23.9 43 52.8 -10 20 35 24 55.8
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Expected Home Runs by Park

Adjusted

Year HR
2022 8 11 11 10 12 12 13 11 8 7 11 12 13 11 13 12 11 12 12 12 11 11 14 12 8 11 12 14 12 13 13
2023 31 26 30 32 39 35 39 30 37 33 38 42 29 31 40 37 39 30 38 41 32 38 42 42 25 30 37 38 34 38 33
2024 4 6 6 4 7 6 7 5 4 6 6 7 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 7 6 7 7 7 6 6 6 6 6 7 6
Player 43 43 47 46 58 53 59 46 49 46 55 61 48 48 59 55 56 48 56 60 49 56 63 61 39 47 55 58 52 58 52
Note: xHR tells how many of this player's home runs would have been out of other stadiums. The "Adjusted" view here accounts for different wall heights, distances and environmental effects using Statcast Park Factor data.
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Year to Year Changes

Metric 2022 2023 +/-   2024 +/-  
Exit Velocity 90.5 91.8 1.3 88.8 -3.0
Launch Angle 15.0 17.1 2.1 20.9 3.8
Barrel % 8.4 14.1 5.7 4.5 -9.6
Hard Hit % 41.8 50.9 9.1 39.2 -11.7
LA Sweet-Spot % 35.4 33.2 -2.2 27.3 -5.9
xBA .223 .251 0.028 .192 -0.059
BA .203 .233 0.030 .201 -0.032
xwOBA .302 .349 0.047 .258 -0.091
wOBA .272 .326 0.054 .265 -0.061
xSLG .374 .484 0.110 .325 -0.159
SLG .319 .446 0.127 .330 -0.116
K% 24.5 25.0 0.5 24.3 -0.7
BB% 9.2 9.8 0.6 7.0 -2.8
Swing % 45.9 46.2 0.3 44.9 -1.3
Whiff% 25.6 24.7 -0.9 26.8 2.1
In Zone % 50.2 51.4 1.2 52.9 1.5
Out of Zone % 49.8 48.6 -1.2 47.1 -1.5
Out of Zone Swing % 24.7 23.6 -1.1 22.9 -0.7
First Pitch Swing % 28.5 29.0 0.5 20.4 -8.6
First Pitch Strike % 58.4 60.6 2.2 57.0 -3.6
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Statcast Fielder Positioning

wOBA
SeasonAlignment TypeBat SidePAShifts/Shades%No Shift/ShadeShift/Shade
2022 Shifts R 404 69 17.1 .268 .293
2023 Shades R 678 71 10.5 .332 .287
2024 Shades R 228 19 8.3 .251 .406
! 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 %
2022 476 18.0 19.3% 1.5% 277 22.2 0.7% 4.3%
2023 771 15.5 43.1% 0.4% 474 19.2 4.4% 0.8%
2024 227 15.0 50.2% 0.0% 200 18.0 10.0% 0.5%
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