Spencer Turnbull
P | Bats/Throws: R/R | 6' 3" 210LBS | Age: 31
Draft: 2014 | Rd: 2, #63, Detroit Tigers | Madison Central (MS) HS
W L ERA G GS SV IP SO WHIP
2021 4 2 2.88 9 9 0 50 44 0.98
2023 1 4 7.26 7 7 0 31 24 1.68
2024 3 0 2.65 17 7 0 54.1 58 1.05
6 Seasons 15 29 4.26 78 67 0 356.2 338 1.31
G W-L ERA IP SO WHIP
2021 9 4-2 2.88 50 44 0.98
2023 7 1-4 7.26 31 24 1.68
2024 17 3-0 2.65 54.1 58 1.05
6 Seasons 78 15-29 4.26 356.2 338 1.31
MLB Percentile Rankings
Pitch Distribution

Statcast 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% ERA xERA
2018 25 283 50 4 8.0 5.8 93.2 108.9 6.7 38.0 .256 .413 .289 .312 .375 48.0 21.7 5.8 6.06 4.12
2019 26 2661 435 29 6.7 4.4 89.6 114.4 9.6 34.0 .251 .419 .329 .328 .376 40.7 22.3 9.0 4.61 4.79
2020 27 963 160 10 6.3 4.1 91.1 113.3 8.5 30.0 .276 .431 .296 .354 .403 43.8 21.1 12.0 3.97 5.48
2021 28 775 140 7 5.0 3.5 88.2 116.2 6.2 27.9 .206 .322 .250 .269 .302 33.6 21.9 6.0 2.88 3.01
2023 30 555 103 9 8.7 6.2 88.4 109.6 9.6 35.9 .289 .477 .376 .372 .401 36.9 16.6 10.3 7.26 6.12
2024 31 916 139 10 7.2 4.5 87.8 108.9 10.7 33.1 .233 .390 .273 .313 .375 42.4 26.1 9.0 2.65 3.95
Player 6153 1027 69 6.7 4.5 89.4 116.2 9.0 32.8 .250 .409 .308 .326 .372 40.4 22.0 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.

Statcast Pitch Arsenal

Turnbull relies on 6 pitches.
Four Seamer
(34.8%) ,
Sweeper
(33.0%) ,
Sinker
(12.3%) ,
Curveball
(9.0%) ,
Slider
(5.6%) ,
Changeup
(5.3%) ,


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Pitch Tracking



Batted Ball Profile

Season GB % FB % LD % PU % Pull % Straight % Oppo % Weak % Topped % Under % Flare/Burner % Solid % Barrel % Barrel/PA
2018 48.0 16.0 32.0 4.0 34.0 46.0 20.0 0.0 38.0 18.0 28.0 8.0 8.0 5.8
2019 48.7 20.9 25.1 5.3 34.5 37.9 27.6 3.2 35.6 21.6 25.5 7.4 6.7 4.4
2020 51.2 19.4 26.3 3.1 28.1 45.6 26.3 3.8 36.3 18.1 28.7 6.3 6.3 4.1
2021 58.6 14.3 20.7 6.4 42.9 37.1 20.0 5.0 47.9 15.7 15.7 10.7 5.0 3.5
2023 47.6 25.2 21.4 5.8 31.1 44.7 24.3 3.9 35.0 19.4 29.1 3.9 8.7 6.2
2024 47.5 25.2 21.6 5.8 40.3 38.1 21.6 2.2 36.0 23.7 25.2 5.8 7.2 4.5
Player 50.1 20.5 24.1 5.2 35.1 40.1 24.8 3.3 37.5 20.2 25.1 7.1 6.7 4.5
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.

Pitch Movement


How this works: Every pitch is affected by the forces of gravity, which means that every pitch drops on its way from the mound to the plate. These numbers are reported with gravity, which makes them larger and different than other pitch movement numbers you may have seen. Since gravity requires time, and slower pitches aren’t ‘better’ just because they have more time to move, the movement of a pitch is compared to ‘average’ movement by comparing it to other MLB pitch types within +/- 2 MPH and from within +/- 0.5 feet of extension and release.
Vertical Movement (inches) Horizontal Movement (inches)
Year Pitch Team Hand # MPH Inches of Drop vs Avg % vs Avg Inches of Break vs Avg % Break vs Avg
2024 4-Seam Fastball PHI R 319 92.0 22.6 -6.3 -38 0.4 -6.9 -95
2024 Changeup PHI R 49 87.7 35.7 4.7 15 17.6 3.0 20
2024 Curveball PHI R 82 78.8 59.0 4.9 9 14.0 4.7 50
2024 Sinker PHI R 113 93.2 25.6 2.1 9 13.9 -1.2 -8
2024 Slider PHI R 51 84.8 34.2 -2.4 -7 7.7 1.7 27
2024 Sweeper PHI R 302 83.8 33.4 -4.3 -11 13.9 0.4 3
2023 Slider DET R 124 83.8 40.4 2.5 7 8.0 1.6 25
2023 Curveball DET R 38 78.6 57.2 2.7 5 12.0 2.3 23
2023 Sinker DET R 107 93.4 24.6 1.1 5 14.0 -1.3 -9
2023 4-Seam Fastball DET R 225 92.9 20.7 -4.5 -28 1.7 -6.0 -78
2023 Changeup DET R 61 87.5 35.6 4.2 13 18.5 3.9 26
2021 4-Seam Fastball DET R 299 93.8 18.6 -3.6 -24 2.5 -5.0 -67
2021 Curveball DET R 58 79.8 56.2 3.2 6 11.9 2.8 31
2021 Changeup DET R 58 87.1 34.5 4.6 15 18.7 4.4 31
2021 Slider DET R 190 85.3 38.0 2.3 6 7.6 2.4 47
2021 Sinker DET R 170 94.9 23.5 2.8 14 17.1 2.1 14
2020 4-Seam Fastball DET R 434 93.7 19.8 -4.5 -29 2.2 -5.4 -71
2020 Sinker DET R 201 94.8 24.1 3.3 16 15.4 0.5 3
2020 Slider DET R 201 85.3 38.6 2.5 7 6.7 1.9 40
2020 Curveball DET R 39 79.4 55.5 3.1 6 10.5 1.1 12
2020 Changeup DET R 88 87.2 35.0 4.6 15 17.2 3.4 25
2019 Changeup DET R 78 86.6 33.3 3.5 12 16.8 2.7 19
2019 Slider DET R 549 86.5 36.1 1.3 4 5.2 1.0 23
2019 Sinker DET R 519 94.1 23.7 2.3 11 15.0 0.1 1
2019 4-Seam Fastball DET R 1,190 93.6 20.0 -4.0 -25 2.2 -5.7 -72
2019 Curveball DET R 322 80.3 56.1 3.4 6 11.2 2.2 25
2018 Slider DET R 34 88.6 30.7 -1.0 -3 3.9 0.3 7
2018 4-Seam Fastball DET R 59 93.6 21.2 -5.3 -33 1.8 -5.9 -76
2018 Curveball DET R 51 81.1 53.4 1.7 3 7.7 -0.6 -8
2018 Changeup DET R 18 88.2 31.4 2.4 8 17.2 3.2 23
2018 Sinker DET R 120 94.4 24.1 3.4 16 15.9 1.3 9
! Note: Years are in reverse order.
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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 0.0 0 319 34.8 87 .280 .453 .378 16.2 17.2 19.2 .295 .522 .395 45.0
2024 Sweeper 2.1 6 302 33.0 70 .145 .226 .221 29.6 30.0 18.9 .189 .294 .262 31.7
2024 Sinker -1.8 -2 113 12.3 23 .238 .667 .437 8.9 17.4 18.2 .329 .632 .431 58.8
2024 Curveball 2.1 2 82 9.0 15 .067 .067 .060 59.4 60.0 25.7 .067 .076 .061 16.7
2024 Slider 6.4 3 51 5.6 17 .071 .071 .176 40.6 29.4 23.8 .154 .173 .243 44.4
2024 Changeup 1.6 1 49 5.3 9 .000 .000 .000 16.7 33.3 12.5 .219 .285 .216 66.7
2023 4-Seam Fastball -0.7 -2 225 40.5 62 .273 .527 .408 22.8 21.0 22.0 .296 .579 .405 33.3
2023 Slider -0.8 -1 124 22.3 35 .290 .452 .363 29.4 14.3 12.5 .253 .354 .311 38.5
2023 Sinker 0.6 1 107 19.3 27 .304 .391 .363 11.5 7.4 9.5 .272 .432 .360 38.1
2023 Changeup -1.8 -1 61 11.0 10 .143 .286 .335 23.5 10.0 7.1 .329 .374 .426 16.7
2023 Curveball -10.6 -4 38 6.8 10 .500 .800 .555 23.5 20.0 15.4 .399 .529 .398 62.5
2021 4-Seam Fastball 1.6 5 299 38.6 74 .197 .318 .284 24.6 24.3 20.9 .198 .308 .267 39.6
2021 Slider 1.1 2 190 24.5 56 .216 .275 .258 37.6 32.1 27.7 .189 .333 .264 33.3
2021 Sinker 0.3 0 170 21.9 44 .225 .325 .285 7.0 9.1 12.9 .214 .342 .285 32.4
2021 Changeup -0.1 0 58 7.5 16 .200 .200 .180 3.3 6.3 5.3 .280 .352 .272 26.7
2021 Curveball -0.2 0 58 7.5 11 .100 .100 .227 33.3 27.3 9.7 .208 .236 .244 14.3
2020 4-Seam Fastball 1.2 5 434 45.1 103 .198 .309 .322 27.9 25.2 23.2 .243 .424 .373 41.1
2020 Sinker 0.1 0 201 20.9 54 .347 .408 .355 17.0 5.6 11.1 .351 .473 .375 45.8
2020 Slider 2.2 4 201 20.9 54 .151 .245 .213 43.1 37.0 22.0 .214 .358 .252 39.4
2020 Changeup -0.9 -1 88 9.1 22 .211 .368 .321 14.3 0.0 0.0 .379 .546 .438 42.1
2020 Curveball -7.7 -3 39 4.0 8 .333 .833 .531 33.3 25.0 22.2 .348 .487 .440 100.0
2019 4-Seam Fastball 1.4 17 1,190 44.7 284 .252 .376 .329 23.1 19.7 16.5 .259 .436 .344 37.4
2019 Slider 0.2 1 549 20.6 140 .226 .406 .302 32.3 30.7 21.7 .221 .414 .286 38.9
2019 Sinker -1.7 -9 519 19.5 136 .349 .486 .437 16.7 11.8 17.6 .311 .484 .409 47.3
2019 Curveball -3.4 -11 322 12.1 81 .269 .449 .323 32.3 37.0 21.3 .203 .302 .227 51.0
2019 Changeup 0.3 0 78 2.9 14 .286 .357 .282 13.8 7.1 16.7 .220 .328 .235 15.4
2018 Sinker -2.5 -3 120 42.4 41 .297 .432 .354 5.1 9.8 11.8 .289 .517 .380 48.5
2018 4-Seam Fastball 1.8 1 59 20.8 9 .111 .222 .139 35.5 55.6 17.9 .173 .244 .179 25.0
2018 Curveball 0.6 0 51 18.0 8 .375 .375 .338 26.3 12.5 9.1 .352 .389 .329 57.1
2018 Slider 2.2 1 34 12.0 7 .143 .143 .129 46.7 57.1 26.7 .074 .081 .078 33.3
2018 Changeup 2.8 1 18 6.4 4 .250 .250 .225 25.0 25.0 20.0 .258 .458 .298 66.7
! Note: Years are in reverse order.
! Note: To better align with other values, positive numbers (red) are good, and negative numbers (blue) are poor.
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Spin Direction

Year Pitch Type Pitches MPH Active Spin % Total Movement (In.) Spin-Based Observed Deviation
2024 Changeup 48 87.6 90 18.6 2:30 3:15 -45
2024 Curveball 82 78.8 88 22.8 7:30 7:15 15
2024 4-Seam Fastball 319 92.0 53 8.9 12:45 12:00 45
2024 Sinker 109 93.2 72 15.6 1:15 2:15 -60
2024 Slider 51 84.8 41 9.2 9:15 9:30 -15
2024 Sweeper 301 83.8 49 15.6 8:45 9:30 -45
2023 Changeup 57 87.5 91 19.7 2:15 3:00 -45
2023 Curveball 38 78.6 78 20.0 7:45 7:15 30
2023 4-Seam Fastball 225 92.9 61 10.6 1:00 12:15 45
2023 Sinker 105 93.4 74 16.0 1:15 2:15 -60
2023 Slider 124 83.8 40 9.2 9:30 8:15 75
2021 Changeup 58 87.1 94 19.7 2:15 3:00 -45
2021 Curveball 58 79.8 81 19.9 7:30 7:15 15
2021 4-Seam Fastball 295 93.8 59 12.1 1:00 12:15 45
2021 Sinker 161 94.9 78 18.9 1:30 2:30 -60
2021 Slider 187 85.3 35 8.6 9:30 8:30 60
2020 Changeup 76 87.1 93 18.3 2:30 3:00 -30
2020 Curveball 36 79.4 82 18.6 7:30 7:15 15
2020 4-Seam Fastball 407 93.7 61 10.8 1:00 12:30 30
2020 Sinker 169 94.9 75 17.1 1:15 2:30 -75
2020 Slider 194 85.4 35 7.8 9:30 8:15 75
! Note: This table is showing data from the PITCHER perspective.
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Swing/Take

Runs
Year Team PA Pitches Heart Shadow Chase Waste All
2018 69 282 -1 2 -1 0 0
2019 655 2,659 5 24 -15 -15 -1
2020 241 963 9 8 -6 -5 6
2021 201 775 13 3 -4 -4 7
2023 144 555 -2 2 -4 -4 -7
2024 221 916 5 14 -5 -4 10
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Plate Discipline

Season Pitches Zone % Zone Swing % Zone Contact % Chase % Chase Contact % Edge % 1st Pitch Strike % Swing % Whiff % Meatball % Meatball Swing %
2018 283 48.2 64.7 92.0 30.1 52.3 47.5 63.8 46.6 21.2 8.9 68.0
2019 2,661 46.9 69.0 84.0 27.5 55.3 40.6 59.6 46.9 24.7 7.2 81.3
2020 963 46.7 67.3 79.9 22.6 49.1 42.5 56.8 43.5 28.2 5.6 77.8
2021 775 51.1 69.9 83.0 27.7 59.0 40.5 65.7 49.3 23.3 7.0 77.8
2023 555 50.1 61.5 84.2 28.9 65.0 45.6 59.3 45.2 21.9 6.8 73.7
2024 916 45.9 62.9 84.8 25.4 53.2 41.3 59.5 42.6 24.9 7.0 70.3
Player 6,153 47.6 67.1 83.7 26.7 55.3 41.7 60.1 45.9 24.6 6.9 77.3
MLB 48.6 67.0 82.0 28.4 57.9 42.6 61.0 47.2 24.8 7.3 76.2
! Note: All figures in this table cover the period 2015-present.

Percentile Rankings

Year xwOBA /
xERA
xBA xSLG xISO xOBP Brl Brl% EV Hard
Hit%
K% BB% Whiff% Chase
Rate
FB
Velo
FB
Spin
CB
Spin
Extension
2018 71 65 69 73
2019 31 40 45 51 26 23 56 23 16 48 34 46 30 60 68 57 53
2020 19 16 36 54 9 23 59 8 16 35 18 61 12 64 86 43
2021 63 88 72 51
2023 32 84 45
2024 49 64 55 48 45 47 58 74 22 74 36 47 20 23 90 78 30
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Expected Home Runs

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

Expected Home Runs by Park

Year HR

Year to Year Changes

Metric 2018 2019 +/-   2020 +/-   2021 +/-   2022 +/-   2023 +/-   2024 +/-  
Fastball Velocity 94.2 93.8 -0.4 94.1 0.3 -- 0.1 -- -- 93.0 -- 92.3 -0.7
Offspeed Velocity 88.2 86.6 -1.6 87.2 0.6 -- -0.1 -- -- 87.5 -- 87.7 0.2
Breaking Velocity 84.1 84.2 0.1 84.4 0.2 -- -0.4 -- -- 82.6 -- 83.0 0.4
Exit Velocity 93.2 89.6 -3.6 91.1 1.5 -- -2.9 -- -- 88.4 -- 87.8 -0.6
Launch Angle 6.7 9.6 2.9 8.5 -1.1 -- -2.3 -- -- 9.6 -- 10.7 1.1
Barrel % 8.0 6.7 -1.3 6.3 -0.4 -- -1.3 -- -- 8.7 -- 7.2 -1.5
Hard Hit % 48.0 40.7 -7.3 43.8 3.1 -- -10.2 -- -- 36.9 -- 42.4 5.5
LA Sweet-Spot % 38.0 34.0 -4.0 30.0 -4.0 -- -2.1 -- -- 35.9 -- 33.1 -2.8
xBA .256 .251 -0.005 .276 0.025 -- -0.070 -- -- .289 -- .233 -0.056
BA .262 .267 0.005 .226 -0.041 -- -0.023 -- -- .291 -- .188 -0.103
xwOBA .312 .328 0.016 .354 0.026 -- -0.085 -- -- .372 -- .313 -0.059
wOBA .289 .329 0.040 .296 -0.033 -- -0.046 -- -- .376 -- .273 -0.103
xSLG .413 .419 0.006 .431 0.012 -- -0.109 -- -- .477 -- .390 -0.087
SLG .354 .413 0.059 .337 -0.076 -- -0.051 -- -- .488 -- .325 -0.163
K% 21.7 22.3 0.6 21.1 -1.2 -- 0.8 -- -- 16.6 -- 26.1 9.5
BB% 5.8 9.0 3.2 12.0 3.0 -- -6.0 -- -- 10.3 -- 9.0 -1.3
Swing % 46.6 46.9 0.3 43.5 -3.4 -- 5.8 -- -- 45.2 -- 42.6 -2.6
Whiff% 21.2 24.7 3.5 28.2 3.5 -- -4.9 -- -- 21.9 -- 24.9 3.0
In Zone % 48.2 46.9 -1.3 46.7 -0.2 -- 4.4 -- -- 50.1 -- 45.9 -4.2
Out of Zone % 51.8 53.1 1.3 53.3 0.2 -- -4.4 -- -- 49.9 -- 54.1 4.2
Out of Zone Swing % 30.1 27.5 -2.6 22.6 -4.9 -- 5.1 -- -- 28.9 -- 25.4 -3.5
First Pitch Swing % 21.7 28.4 6.7 27.0 -1.4 -- 5.8 -- -- 21.4 -- 26.1 4.7
First Pitch Strike % 63.8 59.6 -4.2 56.8 -2.8 -- 8.9 -- -- 59.3 -- 59.5 0.2
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Statcast Fielder Positioning

vs RHHvs LHH
YearAlignment TypePAwOBAPATotal%PATotal%
2018 Shifts 69 .289 31 1 3.2 38 20 52.6
2019 Shifts 655 .329 315 39 12.4 340 215 63.2
2020 Shifts 241 .296 100 24 24.0 141 110 78.0
2021 Shifts 201 .250 100 28 28.0 101 83 82.2
2023 Shades 144 .378 66 4 6.1 78 51 65.4
2024 Shades 221 .274 120 1 0.8 101 13 12.9
! 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 %
2018 100 17.4 20.0% 1.0% 41 24.6 0.0% 9.8%
2019 741 16.0 32.5% 1.9% 461 22.9 0.0% 5.0%
2020 277 16.5 31.8% 0.7% 197 23.8 0.5% 11.7%
2021 226 16.4 32.3% 2.2% 119 24.5 0.0% 15.1%
2023 136 14.1 67.6% 0.0% 117 18.9 2.6% 0.0%
2024 305 17.0 17.7% 0.3% 128 18.8 0.0% 0.8%
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Pitch Distribution