Steven Okert
P | B/T: L/L | 6' 2" 202LBS | Age: 31

Draft: 2012 | Rd: 4, #148, San Francisco Giants | Oklahoma

Stats

W L ERA G GS SV IP SO WHIP
2022 5 5 2.98 60 0 0 51.1 63 1.17
5 Seasons 9 7 3.38 164 0 0 135.2 147 1.14
G W-L ERA IP SO WHIP
2022 60 5-5 2.98 51.1 63 1.17
5 Seasons 164 9-7 3.38 135.2 147 1.14

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 24 232 40 4 10.0 6.9 89.7 111.1 18.4 32.5 .286 .465 .298 .339 .432 50.0 24.1 6.9 3.21 4.94
2017 25 461 82 7 8.5 5.9 89.3 115.2 16.8 43.9 .256 .460 .318 .342 .384 32.1 18.6 9.3 5.67 5.13
2018 26 93 19 1 5.3 3.7 86.8 102.4 21.7 26.3 .121 .211 .187 .144 .204 21.1 29.6 0.0 1.23 0.93
2021 29 601 83 6 7.2 4.2 86.8 110.4 24.9 27.7 .172 .340 .281 .273 .318 36.1 28.2 10.6 2.75 3.10
2022 30 968 125 7 5.6 3.2 86.8 111.8 19.9 31.2 .192 .294 .291 .280 .319 29.6 28.5 11.8 2.98 3.22
Player 2355 349 25 7.2 4.4 87.7 115.2 20.3 33.2 .206 .354 .290 .290 .341 33.6 26.0 9.9
MLB 6.7 4.6 88.4 122.4 12.1 33.0 .245 .405 .316 .315 .368 35.8 22.1 8.4
! Note: All figures in this table cover the period 2015-present.

Statcast Pitch Arsenal

Okert relies on 2 pitches.
Slider
(68.1%) ,
4-Seam Fastball
(31.9%) ,


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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 42.5 20.0 25.0 12.5 40.0 50.0 10.0 2.5 27.5 27.5 32.5 0.0 10.0 6.9
2017 34.1 29.3 31.7 4.9 35.4 37.8 26.8 2.4 23.2 32.9 23.2 4.9 8.5 5.9
2018 42.1 36.8 10.5 10.5 21.1 36.8 42.1 0.0 31.6 52.6 10.5 0.0 5.3 3.7
2021 33.7 34.9 15.7 15.7 36.1 42.2 21.7 8.4 19.3 41.0 16.9 7.2 7.2 4.2
2022 38.4 28.8 21.6 11.2 41.6 32.0 26.4 6.4 24.0 37.6 24.0 2.4 5.6 3.2
Player 37.0 29.8 22.3 10.9 37.5 38.1 24.4 5.2 23.5 37.0 22.3 3.7 7.2 4.4
MLB 44.9 23.1 25.0 7.1 36.8 37.7 25.4 3.8 33.0 24.6 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
2022 Slider MIA L 659 82.0 35.9 -4.0 -10 10.2 0.5 5
2022 4-Seamer MIA L 309 93.7 16.5 -1.5 -10 10.0 2.6 35
2021 Slider MIA L 358 80.6 37.1 -4.8 -11 10.5 0.5 5
2021 Sinker MIA L 50 92.0 23.9 0.8 3 17.7 2.9 20
2021 4-Seamer MIA L 193 92.2 18.2 -2.4 -15 9.8 2.6 35
2018 Sinker SF L 15 91.2 23.9 0.2 1 15.6 1.0 7
2018 4-Seamer SF L 24 91.8 18.5 -1.6 -9 10.1 2.6 34
2018 Slider SF L 36 83.7 35.6 -3.1 -8 5.9 0.0 0
2018 Curveball SF L 11 78.0 49.2 -7.1 -13 10.6 1.4 15
2018 Changeup SF L 7 83.3 32.5 -0.6 -2 14.9 1.2 9
2017 Sinker SF L 93 91.7 19.9 -2.0 -9 17.8 2.9 19
2017 Changeup SF L 20 85.2 26.2 -4.1 -13 17.1 3.4 25
2017 Slider SF L 93 82.1 34.6 -5.2 -13 5.2 -1.2 -18
2017 Curveball SF L 8 75.2 43.5 -15.0 -26 4.8 -5.3 -52
2017 4-Seamer SF L 156 91.7 15.8 -0.1 -1 10.2 2.0 25
2017 Cutter SF L 89 88.1 23.7 2.9 11 1.5 -3.4 -175
2016 Slider SF L 38 82.1 35.4 -3.0 -8 6.2 -0.4 -5
2016 Sinker SF L 30 92.8 19.2 0.0 0 15.4 1.5 11
2016 Cutter SF L 65 89.1 25.2 -0.7 -3 1.3 -1.0 -44
2016 4-Seamer SF L 85 92.4 16.5 -1.8 -12 8.9 1.6 22
2016 Changeup SF L 10 85.6 23.9 -4.9 -17 7.7 -5.0 -39
! 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 %
2022 Slider -1.2 -8 659 68.1 153 .151 .294 .274 35.3 33.3 22.8 .154 .247 .257 21.8
2022 4-Seamer 0.3 1 309 31.9 66 .263 .439 .344 16.3 18.2 11.4 .275 .398 .336 42.6
2021 Slider -2.3 -8 358 59.6 86 .141 .269 .206 36.8 36.0 25.0 .111 .220 .179 18.4
2021 4-Seamer 0.1 0 193 32.1 44 .242 .455 .395 19.3 18.2 13.8 .256 .514 .417 64.0
2021 Sinker -0.3 0 50 8.3 10 .333 .778 .461 11.8 10.0 10.0 .397 .747 .482 55.6
2018 Slider -3.0 -1 36 38.7 11 .091 .091 .082 35.0 45.5 27.8 .119 .141 .115 16.7
2018 4-Seamer -4.8 -1 24 25.8 6 .000 .000 .150 20.0 16.7 16.7 .089 .112 .095 40.0
2018 Sinker 0.8 0 15 16.1 4 .500 .750 .538 11.1 0.0 -- .072 .108 .079 0.0
2018 Curveball -6.7 -1 11 11.8 4 .000 .000 .000 42.9 50.0 100.0 .127 .145 .116 0.0
2018 Changeup 13.3 1 7 7.5 2 .500 2.000 1.000 60.0 0.0 -- .320 1.222 .627 50.0
2017 4-Seamer -1.2 -2 156 33.8 42 .171 .257 .258 20.2 21.4 16.7 .230 .375 .309 39.3
2017 Sinker 0.3 0 93 20.2 25 .286 .476 .357 12.0 12.0 20.0 .303 .442 .350 25.0
2017 Slider -2.3 -2 93 20.2 19 .063 .063 .158 39.5 36.8 20.0 .088 .106 .181 11.1
2017 Cutter 9.3 8 89 19.3 22 .579 1.158 .729 21.3 9.1 6.9 .372 .896 .538 38.9
2017 Changeup -5.4 -1 20 4.3 5 .000 .000 .000 11.1 0.0 0.0 .311 .656 .399 40.0
2017 Curveball -1.8 0 8 1.7 1 .000 .000 .000 50.0 0.0 -- .600 .721 .589 0.0
! 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
2021 4-Seam Fastball 192 92.2 92 16.9 10:30 10:45 -15
2021 Sinker 50 92.0 90 20.0 10:30 9:45 45
2021 Slider 358 80.6 41 11.9 2:45 2:15 30
2022 4-Seam Fastball 306 93.7 93 17.6 10:30 10:45 -15
2022 Slider 652 82.0 39 11.7 2:45 2:30 15
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Swing/Take

Runs
Year Team PA Pitches Heart Shadow Chase Waste All
2016 57 228 1 -4 2 1 0
2017 114 459 0 -1 2 3 3
2021 140 601 -4 -13 4 5 -8
2022 219 968 -8 -13 8 6 -7
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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 232 49.6 68.7 75.9 31.6 59.5 35.3 48.3 50.0 26.7 6.0 85.7
2017 461 55.3 68.9 80.0 26.8 60.0 39.2 58.6 50.3 22.0 8.3 86.8
2018 93 59.1 67.3 70.3 36.8 50.0 41.9 63.0 54.8 31.4 9.7 88.9
2021 601 48.9 70.4 74.4 25.4 55.1 42.4 52.1 47.4 30.2 8.7 75.0
2022 968 48.9 64.3 77.0 28.3 51.4 44.0 57.5 45.9 29.5 6.8 75.8
Player 2,355 50.6 67.3 76.6 27.9 54.6 41.7 55.7 47.9 27.9 7.6 79.3
MLB 48.5 66.9 82.0 28.4 58.3 42.6 60.8 47.1 24.7 7.2 76.1
! 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
2016 28 93 48
2017 24 88 42
2021 33 47 52
2022 76 92 93 88 41 92 77 84 98 84 6 76 37 53 48 50
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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 19.3 2 2.1 0 1 0 2 100.0
2017 25.2 3 4.1 -1 5 2 3 100.0
2018 21.5 1 1.0 0 0 0 1 100.0
2021 24.9 5 4.7 0 1 1 4 80.0
2022 22.1 7 5.8 1 1 4 3 42.9
Player 23.2 18 17.7 0 8 7 13 72.2

Expected Home Runs by Park

Year HR
2016 2 2 3 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 3 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2
2017 3 4 7 3 4 5 4 4 6 4 5 3 3 4 3 4 4 5 3 4 6 3 4 3 3 4 5 3 3 4 6
2018 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
2021 5 4 6 4 5 5 5 4 5 5 4 5 4 5 5 5 5 4 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 4 4 4 4 5
2022 7 5 7 5 7 6 7 4 7 6 7 5 4 4 6 7 8 6 4 6 8 4 5 5 5 8 6 5 5 4 8
Player 18 16 24 15 19 19 19 15 21 18 19 16 14 16 17 19 20 18 15 18 23 15 17 16 16 20 18 15 15 15 22
! 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 91.3 90.8 -0.5 0.7 92.2 93.7 1.5
Offspeed Velocity 85.6 85.2 -0.4 -1.9 0 0 0
Breaking Velocity 82.1 81.6 -0.5 0.7 80.6 82 1.4
Exit Velocity 89.7 89.3 -0.4 -2.5 86.8 86.8 0
Launch Angle 18.4 16.8 -1.6 4.9 24.9 19.9 -5
Barrel % 10 8.5 -1.5 -3.2 7.2 5.6 -1.6
Hard Hit % 50 32.1 -17.9 -11 36.1 29.6 -6.5
Sweet Spot % 32.5 43.9 11.4 -17.6 27.7 31.2 3.5
xBA .286 .256 -0.03 -0.135 .172 .192 0.02
BA .259 .242 -0.017 -0.094 .183 .186 0.003
xwOBA .339 .342 0.003 -0.198 .273 .28 0.007
wOBA .298 .318 0.02 -0.131 .281 .291 0.01
xSLG .465 .46 -0.005 -0.249 .34 .294 -0.046
SLG .389 .424 0.035 -0.128 .358 .339 -0.019
K% 24.1 18.6 -5.5 11 28.2 28.5 0.3
BB% 6.9 9.3 2.4 -9.3 10.6 11.8 1.2
Swing % 50 50.3 0.3 4.5 47.4 45.9 -1.5
Whiff% 26.7 22 -4.7 9.4 30.2 29.5 -0.7
In Zone % 49.6 55.3 5.7 3.8 48.9 48.9 0
Out of Zone % 50.4 44.7 -5.7 -3.8 51.1 51.1 0
Out of Zone Swing % 31.6 26.8 -4.8 10 25.4 28.3 2.9
First Pitch Swing % 31 28.4 -2.6 4.9 28.6 27.4 -1.2
First Pitch Strike % 48.3 58.6 10.3 4.4 52.1 57.5 5.4
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Statcast Shift Statistics

vs RHHvs LHH
YearPAwOBAPAShifts%PAShifts%
2016 57 .298 29 1 3.4 28 7 25.0
2017 115 .321 51 0 0.0 64 5 7.8
2018 27 .187 15 1 6.7 12 4 33.3
2021 140 .281 82 30 36.6 58 26 44.8
2022 219 .291 135 50 37.0 84 47 56.0

Pitch Tempo

Bases EmptyRunners On Base
SeasonTeamPitchesTempoFast %Slow %PitchesTempoFast %Slow %
2016 52 18.1 19.2% 1.9% 54 20.7 5.6% 5.6%
2017 125 17.5 14.4% 2.4% 82 21.8 0.0% 3.7%
2018 25 16.9 20.0% 0.0% 12 19.2 0.0% 8.3%
2021 174 18.1 12.6% 2.3% 109 21.7 0.0% 11.9%
2022 254 18.4 2.0% 1.6% 208 21.8 0.0% 11.1%
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Pitch Distribution