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Steven Souza Jr.
OF | B/T: R/R | 6' 4" 225LBS | Age: 32

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
2021 36 33 2 5 1 3 0 .152 .222 .333 .556
7 Seasons 1876 1650 223 380 72 206 42 .230 .320 .414 .734
AVG HR RBI SB OPS
2021 .152 1 3 0 .556
7 Seasons .230 72 206 42 .734

Statcast Batting Statistics

Season Age Pitches Batted Balls Barrels Barrel % Exit Velocity Max EV Launch Angle Sweet Spot % XBA XSLG WOBA XWOBA XWOBACON HardHit% K% BB%
2015 26 1717 231 22 9.5 88.9 113.2 13.9 27.7 .201 .356 .316 .293 .389 39 33.8 10.8
2016 27 1836 273 29 10.6 89.9 113.6 13 37.4 .225 .412 .308 .304 .429 38.1 34 6.6
2017 28 2490 347 40 11.5 88.8 116.2 11.7 33.4 .236 .449 .348 .345 .434 38.6 29 13.6
2018 29 1123 166 13 7.8 88.7 109.8 16.2 35.5 .232 .388 .299 .314 .384 39.8 27.6 10.3
2020 31 141 12 1 8.3 87.2 103 31.9 33.3 .113 .226 .262 .214 .319 50 48.4 12.9
2021 32 147 19 1 5.3 87.3 105.8 13.4 36.8 .123 .228 .241 .194 .257 31.6 38.9 5.6
7454 1048 106 10.1 89 116.2 13.5 33.6 .220 .401 .320 .313 .410 38.7 31.7 10.5
6.6 88.3 122.2 12 32.9 .243 .403 .317 .313 .363 35.4 22 8.4




Fastball: 4 Seam, 2 Seam, Cutter, Sinker. Offspeed: Split, Change, Fork, Screw. Breaking: Slider, Curve, Knuckle, Other
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Pitch Tracking

Year Pitch Type # % PA AB H 1B 2B 3B HR SO BBE BA XBA SLG XSLG WOBA XWOBA EV LA Whiff% PutAway%
2021 Fastballs 82 55.8 20 18 5 2 1 1 1 5 13 .278 .215 .611 .402 .399 .305 87.3 2 13.9 21.7
2021 Breaking 53 36.1 13 12 0 0 0 0 0 6 6 .000 .015 .000 .023 .053 .069 87.3 39 31.6 30.0
2021 Offspeed 12 8.2 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 50.0 60.0
2020 Fastballs 76 53.9 18 15 2 0 1 0 1 10 5 .133 .089 .400 .167 .295 .205 84.2 42 44.4 35.7
2020 Breaking 52 36.9 10 9 0 0 0 0 0 5 4 .000 .112 .000 .281 .070 .216 90.1 19 50.0 25.0
2020 Offspeed 13 9.2 3 3 2 1 1 0 0 0 3 .667 .236 1.000 .359 .707 .255 88.5 32 0.0 0.0
! Note: Years are in reverse order.
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Batted Ball Profile

Season GB % FB % LD % PU % Pull % Straight % Oppo % Weak % Topped % Under % Flare/Burner % Solid % Barrel %
2015 48.1 19.5 21.6 10.8 45 36.8 18.2 7.4 31.6 23.4 20.3 5.2 9.5
2016 42.9 24.5 26.7 5.9 43.6 33 23.4 3.3 32.6 21.6 22.3 7.7 10.6
2017 45.2 23.6 24.8 6.3 43.8 36 20.2 4.3 32 23.6 23.6 3.2 11.5
2018 38 22.9 28.9 10.2 37.3 37.3 25.3 4.8 27.7 27.7 25.9 6 7.8
2020 25 16.7 25 33.3 50 25 25 8.3 25 33.3 16.7 8.3 8.3
2021 36.8 42.1 15.8 5.3 47.4 21.1 31.6 0 36.8 42.1 10.5 5.3 5.3
43.7 23.1 25.1 8.1 43.1 35.2 21.7 4.8 31.4 24.1 22.6 5.3 10.1
45.1 22.5 25.4 7.1 36.6 37.8 25.4 3.7 33.2 24.4 24.4 5.7 6.6

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 Cutter -4.3 0 5 3.4 1 0 0 0 50 100 50 0
2021 Curveball -3.8 -1 15 10.2 3 0 0 0 66.7 100 60 0
2021 Changeup -6.6 -1 11 7.5 3 0 0 0 50 100 60 0
2021 Sinker 7.1 2 27 18.4 9 .5 1.125 .678 0 11.1 25 .303 .616 .423 28.6
2021 4-Seamer -3.4 -2 50 34 10 .111 .222 .195 16 30 17.6 .161 .256 .227 16.7
2021 Slider -4.6 -2 38 25.9 10 0 0 .07 25 30 20 .02 .031 .09 50
2021 Splitter 2.7 0 1 0.7
2020 Cutter 13.1 1 11 7.8 1 1 2 1.25 25 0 0 .867 1.121 .852 100
2020 Changeup 10.6 1 11 7.8 3 .667 1 .717 0 0 0 .236 .359 .255 33.3
2020 Slider -4.2 -1 31 22 5 0 0 .14 37.5 20 7.7 .121 .135 .231 33.3
2020 Curveball -2.7 -1 21 14.9 5 0 0 0 83.3 80 57.1 .105 .399 .201 100
2020 Sinker -8.5 -3 31 22 8 0 0 .175 33.3 62.5 41.7 .01 .012 .182 0
2020 4-Seamer -1.5 -1 34 24.1 9 .125 .5 .3 62.5 55.6 35.7 .052 .164 .155 66.7
2020 Splitter 5.7 0 2 1.4 0
2018 Splitter 6.7 1 9 0.8 2 0 0 .35 0 0 0 .7 1.516 .808 100
2018 Cutter -2.2 -2 72 6.4 16 .182 .182 .331 25 18.8 20 .197 .246 .349 25
2018 Changeup 0.6 0 81 7.2 17 .235 .353 .253 44.2 47.1 36.4 .235 .428 .28 55.6
2018 Curveball 3.3 3 101 9 25 .25 .667 .388 50 44 24.4 .262 .619 .383 61.5
2018 Slider -1.8 -3 164 14.6 44 .19 .357 .252 36.3 36.4 28.1 .15 .3 .214 19.2
2018 Sinker -0.9 -2 266 23.7 64 .179 .357 .284 17.2 21.9 22.2 .266 .396 .34 50
2018 4-Seamer -0.6 -2 427 38 104 .256 .333 .317 21.5 22.1 15.4 .241 .359 .316 35.8
2017 N/A 1 0 0
2017 Knuckleball 0.7 0 10 0.4 3 .333 .333 .3 25 33.3 50 .343 .362 .31 0
2017 Splitter 0.1 0 32 1.3 4 0 0 .175 36.4 75 18.8 .175
2017 Cutter 1.8 2 123 4.9 36 .281 .5 .374 24.1 22.2 23.5 .298 .675 .435 50
2017 Curveball 1.8 4 221 8.9 45 .2 .5 .336 39.3 33.3 18.3 .248 .528 .363 36
2017 Changeup 2.1 4 188 7.6 46 .244 .659 .42 42.2 32.6 30 .241 .514 .348 44.4
2017 Slider 1 5 477 19.2 118 .224 .467 .328 41.2 37.3 27 .204 .391 .291 36.5
2017 Sinker -0.1 -1 599 24.1 165 .264 .364 .338 17.7 16.4 19.9 .261 .397 .344 31.9
2017 4-Seamer 0 0 835 33.5 196 .226 .471 .373 33 33.7 24.5 .223 .467 .368 45.1
! 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 1716 -2 -12 8 5 -1
2016 468 1836 -5 -18 9 5 -9
2017 613 2486 -7 -15 22 14 15
2018 272 1121 -9 -13 13 4 -5
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 1717 50 67.2 74.7 25.6 45.5 44.5 42.5 46.4 32.7 7.7 84.8
2016 1836 51.7 70.6 71.5 27.5 51.2 44.2 49.6 49.8 33.7 7.1 83.1
2017 2490 47.1 69.5 74.6 21.4 46.6 41.7 38.2 44.1 31.9 6.2 85.6
2018 1123 47.7 67.5 80.3 22.5 48.5 42.8 35.7 44 27.5 7 84.6
2020 141 48.9 62.3 65.1 26.4 31.6 41.8 35.5 44 43.5 7.1 90
2021 147 56.5 59 89.8 21.9 28.6 44.2 25 42.9 23.8 8.8 76.9
7454 49.2 68.6 74.8 24.1 47.3 43.2 41.4 46 32 6.9 84.5
48.5 66.8 82 28.3 58.5 42.6 29.2 47 24.6 7.2 76

Percentile Rankings

Year xwOBA xBA xSLG xISO xOBP Brl Brl% EV HardHit% K% BB% Whiff% Speed OAA
2015 33 2 29 56 33 59 85 55 68 0 86 4 90
2016 28 11 48 65 13 61 85 65 57 0 26 4 91
2017 70 20 64 72 73 85 88 69 67 9 92 8 92 94
2018 78
2020 61
2021 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 %
2020 23.5 1 1 0 0 0 0 0
2021 21.6 1 1.1 0 0 0 0 0

Expected Home Runs by Park

Year HR
2020 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 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 and distances, but does not attempt to adjust for 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 +/-  
Exit Velocity 88.9 89.9 1 88.8 -1.1 -0.1 87.2 87.3 0.1
Launch Angle 13.9 13 -0.9 11.7 -1.3 4.5 31.9 13.4 -18.5
Barrel % 9.5 10.6 1.1 11.5 0.9 -3.7 8.3 5.3 -3
Hard Hit % 39 38.1 -0.9 38.6 0.5 1.2 50 31.6 -18.4
Sweet Spot % 27.7 37.4 9.7 33.4 -4 2.1 33.3 36.8 3.5
xBA .201 .225 0.024 .236 0.011 -0.004 .113 .123 0.01
BA .225 .247 0.022 .239 -0.008 -0.019 .148 .152 0.004
xwOBA .293 .304 0.011 .345 0.041 -0.031 .214 .194 -0.02
wOBA .316 .308 -0.008 .348 0.04 -0.049 .262 .241 -0.021
xSLG .356 .412 0.056 .449 0.037 -0.061 .226 .228 0.002
SLG .399 .409 0.01 .459 0.05 -0.09 .333 .333 0
K% 33.8 34 0.2 29 -5 -1.4 48.4 38.9 -9.5
BB% 10.8 6.6 -4.2 13.6 7 -3.3 12.9 5.6 -7.3
Swing % 46.4 49.8 3.4 44.1 -5.7 -0.1 44 42.9 -1.1
Whiff% 32.7 33.7 1 31.9 -1.8 -4.4 43.5 23.8 -19.7
In Zone % 50 51.7 1.7 47.1 -4.6 0.6 48.9 56.5 7.6
Out of Zone % 50 48.3 -1.7 52.9 4.6 -0.6 51.1 43.5 -7.6
Out of Zone Swing % 25.6 27.5 1.9 21.4 -6.1 1.1 26.4 21.9 -4.5
First Pitch Swing % 42.5 49.6 7.1 38.2 -11.4 -2.5 35.5 25 -10.5
First Pitch Strike % 66.7 69 2.3 60.3 -8.7 1.5 58.1 61.1 3
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Statcast Shift Statistics

SeasonBat SidePAShifts%wOBA - No ShiftwOBA - Shift
2016 R 457 12 2.6 .308 .475
2017 R 610 69 11.3 .353 .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

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