Steven Brault
P | B/T: L/L | 6' 0" 195LBS | Age: 30

Draft: 2013 | Rd: 11, #339, Baltimore Orioles | Regis College
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Stats

W L ERA G GS SV IP SO WHIP
2021 0 3 5.86 7 7 0 27.2 19 1.63
6 Seasons 12 18 4.77 107 52 1 343.1 291 1.53
G W-L ERA IP SO WHIP
2021 7 0-3 5.86 27.2 19 1.63
6 Seasons 107 12-18 4.77 343.1 291 1.53

Statcast Statistics

Season Age Pitches Batted Balls Barrels Barrel % Barrel/PA Exit Velocity Max EV Launch Angle Sweet Spot % XBA XSLG WOBA XWOBA XWOBACON HardHit% K% BB% ERA xERA
2016 24 662 118 5 4.2 3 89.5 109.9 9.8 29.7 .260 .396 .383 .329 .357 29.7 17.5 10.2 4.86 4.61
2017 25 640 123 5 4.1 3.1 86.4 110.6 14.3 29.3 .273 .426 .339 .337 .356 32.8 14.2 8.6 4.67 4.96
2018 26 1649 266 18 6.8 4.3 88.4 111.6 10.5 30.8 .248 .410 .332 .345 .371 34.6 19.8 14.0 4.62 5.16
2019 27 2001 344 21 6.1 4.2 90.5 112.2 10.2 34.3 .256 .436 .338 .337 .375 38.7 19.8 10.5 5.16 5.09
2020 28 746 113 5 4.4 2.8 85.8 110.8 8.2 31.9 .229 .356 .267 .320 .337 32.7 21.3 12.4 3.38 4.36
2021 29 498 95 9 9.5 7.1 89.1 108.7 10.5 30.5 .276 .507 .366 .363 .398 44.2 15.0 9.4 5.86 5.80
Player 6196 1059 63 5.9 4.1 88.7 112.2 10.5 31.7 .255 .421 .335 .338 .368 35.8 18.8 11.3
MLB 6.7 4.6 88.4 122.2 12.1 32.9 .246 .410 .317 .317 .370 35.7 22.0 8.4
! Note: All figures in this table cover the period 2015-present.

Statcast Pitch Arsenal

Brault relies on 5 pitches.
4-Seam Fastball
(40%) ,
Changeup
(21.5%) ,
Slider
(21.1%) ,
Sinker
(13.5%) ,
Curveball
(4%) ,


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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
2016 46.6 19.5 29.7 4.2 39.0 29.7 31.4 0.8 33.9 21.2 24.6 3.4 4.2 3.0
2017 44.7 22.8 22.8 9.8 24.4 41.5 33.3 4.9 29.3 26.8 28.5 3.3 4.1 3.1
2018 49.6 21.4 22.9 6.0 35.7 38.0 26.3 3.0 38.0 20.3 23.7 6.8 6.8 4.3
2019 45.3 20.9 27.6 6.1 32.6 39.0 28.5 3.8 35.2 23.5 22.4 7.6 6.1 4.2
2020 50.4 23.9 23.0 2.7 27.4 48.7 23.9 3.5 39.8 21.2 21.2 8.0 4.4 2.8
2021 45.3 30.5 21.1 3.2 37.9 36.8 25.3 7.4 33.7 20.0 17.9 11.6 9.5 7.1
Player 47.0 22.3 25.0 5.7 33.1 38.8 28.0 3.7 35.4 22.3 23.1 6.8 5.9 4.1
MLB 45.0 22.9 25.1 7.1 36.7 37.8 25.4 3.8 33.1 24.5 24.4 5.7 6.7 4.6
! 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
2021 4-Seamer PIT L 199 90.7 20.8 -3.3 -19 11.2 3.8 52
2021 Changeup PIT L 107 83.8 36.3 2.6 8 14.0 0.0 0
2021 Slider PIT L 105 82.6 40.4 1.1 3 5.7 -2.9 -34
2021 Curveball PIT L 19 71.9 56.0 -6.9 -11 12.3 -0.7 -5
2021 Sinker PIT L 67 90.5 27.5 3.0 12 15.9 1.0 6
2020 Curveball PIT L 19 73.9 55.2 -6.1 -10 12.7 1.3 11
2020 Sinker PIT L 52 91.3 25.1 2.3 10 14.0 -0.4 -3
2020 4-Seamer PIT L 323 92.2 17.5 -1.6 -10 9.1 2.0 28
2020 Slider PIT L 166 83.0 41.6 2.0 5 6.3 -0.3 -5
2020 Changeup PIT L 180 85.0 34.3 2.7 9 12.5 -0.8 -6
2019 Slider PIT L 121 81.2 42.5 1.8 4 6.8 -2.0 -23
2019 Changeup PIT L 283 84.3 35.6 3.9 12 10.0 -3.2 -24
2019 Cutter PIT L 293 83.5 39.7 -5.6 -16 5.9 1.7 40
2019 Curveball PIT L 21 71.1 55.2 -8.9 -14 12.4 0.0 0
2019 Sinker PIT L 269 91.3 27.0 3.4 14 13.9 -0.4 -3
2019 4-Seamer PIT L 1,013 92.1 19.4 -2.6 -15 9.3 1.6 21
2018 Changeup PIT L 212 85.2 33.2 2.6 8 12.8 -0.9 -6
2018 Curveball PIT L 32 77.5 49.0 -5.9 -11 12.2 2.1 20
2018 4-Seamer PIT L 748 92.7 18.1 -1.7 -10 10.1 2.5 33
2018 Sinker PIT L 326 92.0 25.6 3.0 13 15.3 0.9 7
2018 Cutter PIT L 264 87.0 31.2 -3.4 -12 3.8 1.2 47
2018 Slider PIT L 67 81.8 42.7 2.5 6 7.6 1.2 18
2017 Sinker PIT L 91 91.2 25.5 3.0 13 15.8 0.8 5
2017 Slider PIT L 86 82.8 37.2 0.2 1 6.4 0.8 15
2017 Changeup PIT L 79 85.6 27.9 -0.4 -2 13.1 -0.6 -4
2017 4-Seamer PIT L 370 92.0 18.2 -2.5 -16 10.6 2.7 33
2017 Curveball PIT L 12 74.3 50.0 -8.1 -14 12.7 2.0 18
2016 4-Seamer PIT L 394 91.5 18.1 -2.7 -17 12.1 3.5 41
2016 Changeup PIT L 51 85.1 24.8 -3.5 -12 14.8 1.3 9
2016 Slider PIT L 141 83.7 35.5 1.1 3 2.1 -0.8 -27
! 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 %
2021 4-Seamer -1.2 -2 199 40.0 47 .250 .475 .357 17.5 14.9 13.0 .285 .557 .400 55.9
2021 Changeup 6.0 6 107 21.5 34 .387 .548 .459 19.4 8.8 10.7 .336 .571 .416 35.7
2021 Slider -1.1 -1 105 21.1 19 .167 .222 .197 32.4 31.6 13.6 .170 .346 .239 41.7
2021 Sinker 3.2 2 67 13.5 19 .333 .778 .471 16.1 10.5 20.0 .261 .505 .343 43.8
2021 Curveball 7.2 1 20 4.0 6 .333 .500 .358 30.0 16.7 20.0 .259 .339 .253 20.0
2020 4-Seamer 0.1 0 325 43.6 73 .135 .135 .290 21.6 21.9 16.8 .200 .276 .341 21.6
2020 Changeup -2.4 -4 181 24.3 34 .152 .182 .169 33.8 20.6 17.5 .179 .242 .186 22.2
2020 Slider -0.3 -1 168 22.5 52 .245 .388 .327 20.5 23.1 17.6 .294 .535 .370 45.9
2020 Sinker 3.8 2 53 7.1 18 .286 .286 .406 15.0 16.7 50.0 .250 .342 .358 54.5
2020 Curveball 4.3 1 19 2.5 1 1.000 1.000 .900 50.0 0.0 -- .073 .097 .075 0.0
2019 4-Seamer 0.6 6 1,013 50.6 254 .285 .516 .394 19.0 20.5 17.5 .266 .501 .367 39.4
2019 Cutter -1.3 -4 293 14.6 77 .155 .239 .214 49.0 44.2 25.2 .195 .347 .263 43.2
2019 Changeup 0.2 0 284 14.2 63 .214 .321 .311 19.7 7.9 7.8 .232 .341 .293 27.5
2019 Sinker -0.2 -1 269 13.4 78 .338 .431 .383 4.7 1.3 3.1 .292 .410 .359 37.9
2019 Slider 3.1 4 121 6.0 30 .321 .571 .462 32.8 26.7 18.2 .287 .393 .318 55.0
2019 Curveball 1.3 0 21 1.0 1 -- -- .700 0.0 0.0 0.0 -- -- .700 --
2018 4-Seamer -0.1 -1 748 45.4 204 .233 .368 .350 21.5 22.1 20.9 .251 .442 .372 38.0
2018 Sinker -0.1 0 326 19.8 80 .258 .348 .332 22.0 13.8 20.8 .253 .382 .344 39.3
2018 Cutter 0.0 0 264 16.0 68 .194 .371 .292 28.1 25.0 18.9 .226 .375 .297 24.4
2018 Changeup 0.7 2 212 12.9 38 .242 .273 .314 33.8 15.8 15.0 .180 .233 .253 25.9
2018 Slider 6.0 4 67 4.1 15 .467 .800 .540 27.6 20.0 10.7 .431 .736 .497 33.3
2018 Curveball 3.3 1 32 1.9 5 .400 1.000 .580 8.3 0.0 0.0 .239 .407 .279 40.0
2017 4-Seamer 0.4 1 370 57.8 86 .280 .480 .367 17.5 12.8 12.1 .247 .458 .337 35.8
2017 Sinker 3.9 4 91 14.2 25 .429 .524 .500 11.4 8.0 13.3 .318 .427 .380 26.3
2017 Slider 0.2 0 86 13.4 24 .227 .318 .275 19.5 20.8 14.3 .284 .378 .319 23.5
2017 Changeup -3.6 -3 79 12.3 21 .150 .200 .188 32.4 23.8 23.8 .261 .315 .270 33.3
2017 Curveball 4.6 1 12 1.9 4 .500 .500 .450 0.0 0.0 0.0 .539 .610 .506 50.0
! Note: Years are in reverse order.
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Spin Direction

Year Pitch Type Pitches MPH Active Spin % Total Movement (In.) Spin-Based Observed Deviation
2020 Changeup 141 85.1 85 13.5 10:30 9:15 75
2020 Curveball 18 73.8 67 15.5 4:00 4:00 0
2020 4-Seam Fastball 278 92.3 93 17.1 10:45 11:00 -15
2020 Sinker 45 91.4 92 16.2 10:30 9:45 45
2020 Slider 154 83.0 36 7.9 2:45 4:00 -75
2021 Changeup 102 83.8 92 14.8 10:00 9:00 60
2021 Curveball 20 72.0 67 14.1 3:30 3:45 -15
2021 4-Seam Fastball 198 90.7 93 16.5 10:15 10:30 -15
2021 Sinker 63 90.5 93 17.3 10:15 9:30 45
2021 Slider 104 82.6 31 6.7 2:15 3:30 -75
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Swing/Take

Runs
Year Team PA Pitches Heart Shadow Chase Waste All
2016 165 658 0 3 6 3 11
2017 160 638 -1 -4 3 4 3
2018 410 1,649 -5 -16 15 12 5
2019 503 2,001 -9 -11 14 11 6
2020 178 746 -9 -7 8 7 -2
2021 125 498 3 -5 4 4 6
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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 %
2016 662 46.2 70.3 80.0 21.6 57.1 41.8 48.2 44.1 25.0 5.9 87.2
2017 640 49.4 70.2 85.1 25.1 67.9 43.3 52.8 47.3 18.5 6.4 70.7
2018 1,649 47.2 68.0 81.3 24.0 56.9 41.1 57.4 44.8 24.1 6.9 79.6
2019 2,001 46.3 66.5 83.9 27.1 60.5 43.0 56.4 45.3 23.3 7.2 77.8
2020 746 43.3 62.8 79.8 24.3 68.9 42.5 54.5 41.0 23.9 5.9 79.5
2021 498 45.8 73.7 83.3 27.8 68.0 38.6 51.2 48.8 20.6 6.8 73.5
Player 6,196 46.4 67.9 82.4 25.2 61.7 42.0 54.8 45.0 23.0 6.7 78.3
MLB 48.5 66.9 82.0 28.3 58.4 42.6 60.7 47.0 24.6 7.2 76.0
! Note: All figures in this table cover the period 2015-present.

Percentile Rankings

Year xwOBA xBA xSLG xISO xOBP Brl Brl% EV HardHit% K% BB% Whiff% xERA FB Velo FB Spin CB Spin
2016 33 19
2017 36 14
2018 12 37 36 36 1 44 40 46 56 32 2 45 12 31 22
2019 24 34 34 40 17 40 67 8 29 25 18 33 24 16 10
2020 47 60 69 74 24 56 83 89 76 37 16 30 47 39 21
2021 17 9
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Expected Home Runs

Year Team Avg HR Trot Actual HR xHR HR-xHR Doubters Mostly Gone No Doubters No Doubter %
2016 22.7 5 3.3 2 3 4 1 20.0
2017 23.9 3 3.9 -1 1 3 2 66.7
2018 23.3 10 10.2 0 7 8 4 40.0
2019 22.6 15 16.8 -2 10 10 9 60.0
2020 21.9 2 2.2 0 3 0 2 100.0
2021 21.9 3 4.6 -2 2 3 3 100.0

Expected Home Runs by Park

Year HR
2016 5 3 4 1 3 4 3 4 3 3 4 1 1 3 4 4 4 3 3 5 7 1 2 3 3 4 4 3 2 2 7
2017 3 3 5 4 4 4 4 4 4 3 4 4 2 3 5 5 2 3 3 5 6 4 4 4 4 5 4 3 3 4 6
2018 10 13 16 9 10 11 10 11 11 8 9 9 8 8 10 12 10 12 7 9 11 10 10 9 9 12 11 9 12 8 13
2019 15 18 21 16 15 16 16 19 18 18 18 18 10 14 14 18 14 20 13 15 22 13 13 17 17 19 20 15 21 14 23
2020 2 2 2 2 2 2 0 2 2 3 3 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 3 2 2 2 2 4
2021 3 5 5 3 3 5 5 6 6 5 5 4 3 3 3 6 6 5 6 4 6 4 3 5 4 5 5 3 5 4 6
! 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 2015 2016 +/-   2017 +/-   2018 +/-   2019 +/-   2020 +/-   2021 +/-   2022 +/-  
Fastball Velocity 91.6 91.8 0.2 91.4 -0.4 90.4 -1 92.1 1.7 90.7 -1.4
Offspeed Velocity 85.3 85.6 0.3 85.2 -0.4 84.3 -0.9 85 0.7 83.8 -1.2
Breaking Velocity 83.9 81.8 -2.1 80.4 -1.4 79.7 -0.7 82.1 2.4 80.9 -1.2
Exit Velocity 89.5 86.4 -3.1 88.4 2 90.5 2.1 85.8 -4.7 89.1 3.3
Launch Angle 9.8 14.3 4.5 10.5 -3.8 10.2 -0.3 8.2 -2 10.5 2.3
Barrel % 4.2 4.1 -0.1 6.8 2.7 6.1 -0.7 4.4 -1.7 9.5 5.1
Hard Hit % 29.7 32.8 3.1 34.6 1.8 38.7 4.1 32.7 -6 44.2 11.5
Sweet Spot % 29.7 29.3 -0.4 30.8 1.5 34.3 3.5 31.9 -2.4 30.5 -1.4
xBA .26 .273 0.013 .248 -0.025 .256 0.008 .229 -0.027 .276 0.047
BA .313 .287 -0.026 .244 -0.043 .265 0.021 .195 -0.07 .292 0.097
xwOBA .329 .337 0.008 .345 0.008 .337 -0.008 .32 -0.017 .363 0.043
wOBA .383 .339 -0.044 .332 -0.007 .338 0.006 .267 -0.071 .366 0.099
xSLG .396 .426 0.03 .41 -0.016 .436 0.026 .356 -0.08 .507 0.151
SLG .5 .434 -0.066 .384 -0.05 .438 0.054 .248 -0.19 .504 0.256
K% 17.5 14.2 -3.3 19.8 5.6 19.8 0 21.3 1.5 15 -6.3
BB% 10.2 8.6 -1.6 14 5.4 10.5 -3.5 12.4 1.9 9.4 -3
Swing % 44.1 47.3 3.2 44.8 -2.5 45.3 0.5 41 -4.3 48.8 7.8
Whiff% 25 18.5 -6.5 24.1 5.6 23.3 -0.8 23.9 0.6 20.6 -3.3
In Zone % 46.2 49.4 3.2 47.2 -2.2 46.3 -0.9 43.3 -3 45.8 2.5
Out of Zone % 53.8 50.6 -3.2 52.8 2.2 53.7 0.9 56.7 3 54.2 -2.5
Out of Zone Swing % 21.6 25.1 3.5 24 -1.1 27.1 3.1 24.3 -2.8 27.8 3.5
First Pitch Swing % 22.9 24.8 1.9 29.7 4.9 27.1 -2.6 20.8 -6.3 24.4 3.6
First Pitch Strike % 48.2 52.8 4.6 57.4 4.6 56.4 -1 54.5 -1.9 51.2 -3.3
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Statcast Shift Statistics

vs RHHvs LHH
YearPAwOBAPAShifts%PAShifts%
2016 150 .367 127 15 11.8 23 0 0.0
2017 160 .334 121 10 8.3 39 7 17.9
2018 410 .332 278 18 6.5 132 21 15.9
2019 503 .338 390 43 11.0 113 41 36.3
2020 178 .267 150 51 34.0 28 17 60.7
2021 125 .366 107 0 0.0 18 9 50.0

Pitch Tempo