Steven Souza Jr.
RF | B/T: R/R | 6' 4" 225LBS | Age: 33

Draft: 2007 | Rd: 3, #100, Washington Nationals | Cascade (WA) HS
Poor Avg Great

Stats

PA AB R H HR RBI SB AVG OBP SLG OPS
2022 19 19 0 3 0 1 0 .158 .158 .158 .316
8 Seasons 1895 1669 223 383 72 207 42 .229 .318 .411 .729
AVG HR RBI SB OPS
2022 .158 0 1 0 .316
8 Seasons .229 72 207 42 .729

Statcast Batting 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%
2015 26 1717 231 22 9.5 5.2 88.9 113.2 13.9 27.7 .204 .361 .316 .297 .397 39.0 33.8 10.8
2016 27 1836 273 29 10.6 6.2 89.9 113.6 13.0 37.4 .228 .418 .308 .308 .438 38.1 34.0 6.6
2017 28 2490 347 40 11.5 6.5 88.8 116.2 11.7 33.4 .238 .457 .348 .350 .443 38.6 29.0 13.6
2018 29 1123 166 13 7.8 4.8 88.7 109.8 16.2 35.5 .233 .388 .299 .314 .385 39.8 27.6 10.3
2020 31 141 12 1 8.3 3.2 87.2 103.0 31.9 33.3 .113 .226 .262 .214 .319 50.0 48.4 12.9
2021 32 147 19 1 5.3 2.8 87.3 105.8 13.4 36.8 .123 .228 .241 .194 .257 31.6 38.9 5.6
2022 33 73 11 0 0 0 83.3 97.1 23.6 36.4 .181 .203 .140 .169 .291 18.2 42.1 0.0
Player 7527 1059 106 10 5.7 89.0 116.2 13.6 33.6 .222 .404 .318 .315 .416 38.5 31.8 10.4
MLB 6.7 4.6 88.4 122.2 12.1 33.0 .245 .406 .316 .315 .368 35.8 22.0 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, 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
2015 48.1 19.5 21.6 10.8 45.0 36.8 18.2 7.4 31.6 23.4 20.3 5.2 9.5 5.2
2016 42.9 24.5 26.7 5.9 43.2 33.0 23.4 3.3 32.6 21.6 22.3 7.7 10.6 6.2
2017 45.2 23.6 24.8 6.3 43.8 36.0 20.2 4.3 32.0 23.6 23.6 3.2 11.5 6.5
2018 38.0 22.9 28.9 10.2 37.3 37.3 25.3 4.8 27.7 27.7 25.9 6.0 7.8 4.8
2020 25.0 25.0 16.7 33.3 50.0 25.0 25.0 8.3 25.0 33.3 16.7 8.3 8.3 3.2
2021 36.8 42.1 15.8 5.3 47.4 21.1 31.6 0.0 36.8 42.1 10.5 5.3 5.3 2.8
2022 36.4 18.2 18.2 27.3 54.5 36.4 9.1 0.0 27.3 45.5 27.3 0.0 0.0 0.0
Player 43.6 23.1 24.9 8.3 43.2 35.2 21.5 4.7 31.4 24.4 22.7 5.3 10.0 5.7
MLB 44.9 23.0 25.0 7.1 36.7 37.7 25.4 3.8 33.1 24.5 24.5 5.7 6.7 4.6
! 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 %
2022 4-Seamer -7.3 -2 25 34.2 7 .000 .000 .000 60.0 85.7 75.0 .051 .054 .047 100.0
2022 Slider -2.9 -1 21 28.8 4 .250 .250 .225 38.5 0.0 0.0 .289 .334 .271 0.0
2022 Changeup -0.3 0 11 15.1 3 .333 .333 .300 37.5 66.7 50.0 .224 .253 .211 0.0
2022 Sinker -13.6 -1 9 12.3 3 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 -- .131 .151 .125 33.3
2022 Curveball -0.6 0 7 9.6 2 .500 .500 .450 0.0 0.0 0.0 .431 .466 .393 0.0
2021 4-Seamer -3.4 -2 50 34.0 10 .111 .222 .195 16.0 30.0 17.6 .161 .256 .227 16.7
2021 Slider -4.9 -2 38 25.9 10 .000 .000 .070 25.0 30.0 20.0 .020 .031 .090 50.0
2021 Sinker 6.9 2 27 18.4 9 .500 1.125 .678 0.0 11.1 25.0 .303 .616 .423 28.6
2021 Curveball -3.8 -1 15 10.2 3 .000 .000 .000 66.7 100.0 60.0 -- -- .000 --
2021 Changeup -6.6 -1 11 7.5 3 .000 .000 .000 50.0 100.0 60.0 -- -- .000 --
2021 Cutter -4.3 0 5 3.4 1 .000 .000 .000 50.0 100.0 50.0 -- -- .000 --
2021 Splitter 2.7 0 1 0.7 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2020 Sinker -7.0 -3 37 26.2 9 .000 .000 .233 40.0 55.6 31.3 .010 .012 .240 0.0
2020 Slider -4.3 -1 31 22.0 5 .000 .000 .140 37.5 20.0 7.7 .121 .135 .231 33.3
2020 4-Seamer -2.0 -1 28 19.9 8 .125 .500 .250 61.5 62.5 50.0 .052 .164 .086 66.7
2020 Curveball -2.6 -1 21 14.9 5 .000 .000 .000 83.3 80.0 57.1 .105 .399 .201 100.0
2020 Changeup 10.4 1 11 7.8 3 .667 1.000 .717 0.0 0.0 0.0 .236 .359 .255 33.3
2020 Cutter 13.1 1 11 7.8 1 1.000 2.000 1.250 25.0 0.0 0.0 .867 1.121 .852 100.0
2020 Splitter 6.0 0 2 1.4 -- -- -- -- -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
2018 4-Seamer -0.3 -1 421 37.5 103 .247 .326 .320 21.3 22.3 15.6 .240 .358 .316 36.4
2018 Sinker -1.0 -3 272 24.2 65 .193 .368 .293 17.6 21.5 21.5 .267 .396 .339 48.8
2018 Slider -1.8 -3 164 14.6 44 .190 .357 .252 36.3 36.4 28.1 .150 .302 .214 19.2
2018 Curveball 3.2 3 101 9.0 25 .250 .667 .388 50.0 44.0 24.4 .262 .619 .383 61.5
2018 Changeup 0.5 0 80 7.1 17 .235 .353 .253 44.2 47.1 38.1 .235 .428 .280 55.6
2018 Cutter -2.2 -2 72 6.4 16 .182 .182 .331 25.0 18.8 20.0 .197 .246 .349 25.0
2018 Splitter 6.4 1 10 0.9 2 .000 .000 .350 0.0 0.0 0.0 .700 1.516 .808 100.0
2017 4-Seamer 0.3 2 831 33.4 196 .226 .471 .379 32.9 33.7 24.7 .226 .480 .373 45.1
2017 Sinker 0.1 1 603 24.2 165 .264 .364 .344 17.9 16.4 19.6 .261 .397 .344 31.9
2017 Slider 1.0 5 477 19.2 118 .224 .467 .331 41.2 37.3 27.0 .206 .395 .293 36.5
2017 Curveball 1.7 4 221 8.9 45 .200 .500 .336 39.3 33.3 18.3 .248 .532 .365 36.0
2017 Changeup 2.1 4 188 7.6 46 .244 .659 .420 42.2 32.6 30.0 .247 .539 .360 44.4
2017 Cutter 2.8 3 123 4.9 36 .281 .500 .399 24.1 22.2 23.5 .298 .675 .435 50.0
2017 Splitter 0.1 0 32 1.3 4 .000 .000 .175 36.4 75.0 18.8 -- -- .175 --
2017 Knuckleball 0.0 0 10 0.4 3 .333 .333 .300 25.0 33.3 50.0 .343 .362 .310 0.0
! Note: Years are in reverse order.
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Swing/Take

Runs
Year Team PA Pitches Heart Shadow Chase Waste All
2014 26 109 1 -3 0 0 -2
2015 426 1,716 -3 -12 8 5 -2
2016 468 1,836 -5 -19 10 5 -9
2017 613 2,486 -5 -12 22 14 19
2018 272 1,121 -8 -13 13 4 -4
2020 31 141 0 -3 0 1 -2
2021 45 183 -2 -4 1 1 -4
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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 %
2015 1,717 50.0 67.2 74.7 25.6 45.5 44.5 42.5 46.4 32.7 7.7 84.8
2016 1,836 51.7 70.6 71.5 27.5 51.2 44.2 49.6 49.8 33.7 7.1 83.1
2017 2,490 47.1 69.5 74.6 21.4 46.6 41.7 38.4 44.1 31.9 6.2 85.6
2018 1,123 47.7 67.5 80.3 22.5 48.5 42.8 35.7 44.0 27.5 7.0 84.6
2020 141 48.9 62.3 65.1 26.4 31.6 41.8 35.5 44.0 43.5 7.1 90.0
2021 147 56.5 59.0 89.8 21.9 28.6 44.2 25.0 42.9 23.8 8.8 76.9
2022 73 56.2 68.3 78.6 37.5 33.3 38.4 47.4 54.8 35.0 6.8 80.0
Player 7,527 49.3 68.6 74.8 24.2 47.1 43.1 41.5 46.1 32.0 6.9 84.5
MLB 48.5 66.9 82.0 28.4 58.4 42.6 29.4 47.1 24.7 7.3 76.1
! 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
2015 31 2 27 56 28 59 85 55 92 68 1 86 4 71 90
2016 28 9 49 64 12 61 85 64 92 57 1 26 4 59 91
2017 74 18 65 74 73 85 88 69 99 66 9 92 8 88 92 93
2018 72 78
2020 14 61
2021 39 56
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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 23.0 17 15.3 2 8 8 8 47.1
2017 23.5 30 28.3 2 9 13 18 60.0
2018 21.9 5 5.8 -1 6 5 2 40.0
2020 23.5 1 1.0 0 0 0 1 100.0
2021 21.6 1 1.0 0 0 0 1 100.0

Expected Home Runs by Park

Year HR
2016 17 15 18 15 15 16 14 15 15 15 16 17 14 13 14 15 15 17 14 15 19 12 14 16 16 15 18 15 11 16 18
2017 30 30 37 28 28 29 29 28 31 31 26 27 26 20 29 30 26 31 23 30 34 27 23 28 31 29 27 25 25 28 33
2018 5 7 8 5 6 5 5 10 5 4 3 4 4 4 6 6 4 7 4 6 6 5 5 7 6 7 8 5 10 4 7
2020 1 1 1 1 1 1 0 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 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
! 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 +/-  
Exit Velocity 88.9 89.9 1 88.8 -1.1 -0.1 87.2 87.3 0.1 83.3 -4
Launch Angle 13.9 13 -0.9 11.7 -1.3 4.5 31.9 13.4 -18.5 23.6 10.2
Barrel % 9.5 10.6 1.1 11.5 0.9 -3.7 8.3 5.3 -3 0 -5.3
Hard Hit % 39 38.1 -0.9 38.6 0.5 1.2 50 31.6 -18.4 18.2 -13.4
Sweet Spot % 27.7 37.4 9.7 33.4 -4 2.1 33.3 36.8 3.5 36.4 -0.4
xBA .204 .228 0.024 .238 0.01 -0.005 .113 .123 0.01 .181 0.058
BA .225 .247 0.022 .239 -0.008 -0.019 .148 .152 0.004 .158 0.006
xwOBA .297 .308 0.011 .35 0.042 -0.036 .214 .194 -0.02 .169 -0.025
wOBA .316 .308 -0.008 .348 0.04 -0.049 .262 .241 -0.021 .14 -0.101
xSLG .361 .418 0.057 .457 0.039 -0.069 .226 .228 0.002 .203 -0.025
SLG .399 .409 0.01 .459 0.05 -0.09 .333 .333 0 .158 -0.175
K% 33.8 34 0.2 29 -5 -1.4 48.4 38.9 -9.5 42.1 3.2
BB% 10.8 6.6 -4.2 13.6 7 -3.3 12.9 5.6 -7.3 0 -5.6
Swing % 46.4 49.8 3.4 44.1 -5.7 -0.1 44 42.9 -1.1 54.8 11.9
Whiff% 32.7 33.7 1 31.9 -1.8 -4.4 43.5 23.8 -19.7 35 11.2
In Zone % 50 51.7 1.7 47.1 -4.6 0.6 48.9 56.5 7.6 56.2 -0.3
Out of Zone % 50 48.3 -1.7 52.9 4.6 -0.6 51.1 43.5 -7.6 43.8 0.3
Out of Zone Swing % 25.6 27.5 1.9 21.4 -6.1 1.1 26.4 21.9 -4.5 37.5 15.6
First Pitch Swing % 42.5 49.6 7.1 38.4 -11.2 -2.7 35.5 25 -10.5 47.4 22.4
First Pitch Strike % 66.7 69 2.3 60.5 -8.5 1.3 58.1 61.1 3 63.2 2.1
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Statcast Shift Statistics

SeasonBat SidePAShifts%wOBA - No ShiftwOBA - Shift
2016 R 457 12 2.6 .308 .475
2017 R 611 69 11.3 .356 .276
2018 R 272 22 8.1 .293 .367
2020 R 31 8 25.8 .214 .402
2021 R 36 3 8.3 .263 .000
2022 R 19 16 84.2 .000 .166

Pitch Tempo