Tommy La Stella
DH | Bats/Throws: L/R | 5' 11" 180LBS | Age: 35
Draft: 2011 | Rd: 8, #266, Atlanta Braves | Coastal Carolina
PA AB R H HR SB AVG OBP SLG OPS
2021 242 220 26 55 7 0 .250 .308 .405 .713
2022 195 180 17 43 2 0 .239 .282 .350 .632
2023 24 21 2 4 0 0 .190 .292 .238 .530
10 Seasons 1,957 1,737 209 462 40 5 .266 .337 .397 .734
AVG HR SB OPS
2021 .250 7 0 .713
2022 .239 2 0 .632
2023 .190 0 0 .530
10 Seasons .266 40 5 .734
MLB Percentile Rankings
Hits Spray Chart

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 26 322 61 0 0.0 0.0 88.6 107.8 13.3 37.7 .256 .378 .317 .315 .314 29.5 9.3 6.7
2016 27 698 121 7 5.8 4.1 88.6 105.1 16.3 36.4 .255 .424 .333 .335 .354 31.4 16.0 10.7
2017 28 633 109 3 2.8 2.0 87.5 103.4 14.0 38.5 .261 .400 .368 .342 .331 29.4 12.0 13.3
2018 29 725 142 2 1.4 1.1 86.0 103.9 8.1 33.1 .261 .363 .300 .313 .325 24.6 14.2 8.9
2019 30 1209 264 14 5.3 4.4 88.2 105.9 13.2 34.8 .297 .484 .351 .355 .363 31.2 8.7 6.2
2020 31 940 187 9 4.8 3.9 88.0 108.8 17.1 32.1 .275 .423 .355 .348 .315 28.3 5.3 11.8
2021 32 1034 195 12 6.2 5.0 88.9 106.8 13.5 36.9 .280 .460 .307 .342 .355 33.3 10.7 7.4
2022 33 794 153 3 2.0 1.5 87.9 108.0 14.6 37.3 .232 .329 .277 .267 .286 32.0 15.4 5.6
2023 34 104 16 0 0.0 0.0 86.6 101.2 19.2 25.0 .184 .232 .249 .244 .236 12.5 20.8 12.5
Player 6459 1248 50 4.0 3.1 88.0 108.8 13.9 35.3 .268 .415 .326 .329 .333 30.0 11.3 8.7
MLB 6.9 4.7 88.4 122.4 12.2 33.1 .245 .406 .316 .315 .369 36.3 22.2 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, Sweeper, Slurve, 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 37.7 26.2 29.5 6.6 39.3 32.8 27.9 1.6 32.8 24.6 26.2 14.8 0.0 0.0
2016 35.5 25.6 33.1 5.8 44.6 28.1 24.0 1.7 28.1 28.9 21.5 8.3 5.8 4.1
2017 44.0 18.3 31.2 6.4 39.4 41.3 19.3 2.8 30.3 30.3 25.7 7.3 2.8 2.0
2018 52.8 9.9 30.3 7.0 41.5 35.9 21.8 1.4 42.3 16.2 32.4 6.3 1.4 1.1
2019 45.5 21.6 25.8 7.6 39.8 34.5 25.8 1.9 34.1 23.5 29.5 4.9 5.3 4.4
2020 40.1 28.3 22.5 9.1 47.1 31.0 21.9 1.6 27.8 35.3 26.2 3.7 4.8 3.9
2021 44.1 26.7 24.1 5.1 41.5 40.5 17.9 3.1 31.3 27.2 26.2 6.2 6.2 5.0
2022 39.2 24.8 28.1 7.8 37.3 39.9 22.9 0.7 34.6 32.0 24.2 6.5 2.0 1.5
2023 37.5 25.0 25.0 12.5 37.5 31.3 31.3 0.0 31.3 50.0 18.8 0.0 0.0 0.0
Player 42.9 22.8 27.2 7.1 41.4 35.6 22.6 1.8 32.7 27.6 26.8 6.3 4.0 3.1
MLB 44.6 23.5 24.8 7.0 37.0 37.5 25.3 3.9 32.8 24.7 24.4 5.8 6.9 4.7
! 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 %
2023 4-Seam Fastball 0.4 0 38 36.5 6 .400 .400 .417 7.7 0.0 0.0 .369 .427 .407 20.0
2023 Cutter -3.3 -1 16 15.4 4 .250 .250 .225 33.3 25.0 100.0 .146 .160 .135 0.0
2023 Curveball -2.6 0 14 13.5 5 .200 .400 .250 16.7 20.0 12.5 .198 .262 .193 25.0
2023 Slider -2.1 0 12 11.5 3 .000 .000 .233 50.0 66.7 50.0 -- -- .233 --
2023 Sinker -4.3 0 11 10.6 3 .000 .000 .233 50.0 0.0 0.0 .065 .196 .304 0.0
2023 Changeup -4.0 0 9 8.7 2 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 .155 .203 .156 0.0
2023 Split-Finger -7.1 0 3 2.9 1 .000 .000 .000 50.0 100.0 50.0 -- -- .000 --
2023 Sweeper 3.6 0 1 1.0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2022 4-Seam Fastball 0.8 2 286 36.0 75 .338 .471 .375 13.3 12.0 13.2 .286 .414 .332 35.0
2022 Sinker -0.5 -1 119 15.0 29 .231 .423 .321 13.9 13.8 23.5 .207 .368 .291 50.0
2022 Slider -1.1 -1 105 13.2 21 .167 .167 .195 22.0 19.0 11.4 .176 .232 .218 20.0
2022 Changeup -2.7 -3 96 12.1 19 .105 .211 .132 17.5 5.3 3.7 .185 .229 .180 22.2
2022 Cutter -5.1 -4 85 10.7 18 .167 .278 .189 16.2 16.7 17.6 .178 .225 .174 20.0
2022 Curveball -0.7 -1 81 10.2 24 .208 .292 .246 22.6 25.0 26.1 .242 .314 .271 33.3
2022 Split-Finger 0.8 0 12 1.5 5 .250 .250 .320 20.0 20.0 25.0 .288 .323 .351 33.3
2022 Sweeper -6.7 -1 9 1.1 3 .000 .000 .000 25.0 33.3 25.0 .003 .004 .032 0.0
2022 Slurve -15.8 0 1 0.1 1 .000 .000 .000 100.0 100.0 100.0 -- -- .000 --
2021 4-Seam Fastball 0.7 3 430 41.6 103 .270 .483 .373 11.6 9.7 8.7 .297 .584 .407 46.3
2021 Sinker -3.7 -5 135 13.1 28 .148 .185 .166 7.3 3.6 3.4 .240 .318 .256 23.1
2021 Slider 2.5 3 129 12.5 36 .333 .545 .404 10.7 13.9 9.6 .350 .557 .413 46.4
2021 Changeup 0.9 1 127 12.3 33 .273 .364 .305 15.5 9.1 6.5 .286 .356 .281 20.0
2021 Curveball -1.3 -1 88 8.5 17 .125 .188 .168 16.1 11.8 6.7 .216 .255 .231 14.3
2021 Cutter 2.1 2 87 8.4 18 .250 .438 .339 3.8 16.7 11.5 .170 .282 .251 7.7
2021 Split-Finger -1.1 0 20 1.9 5 .200 .200 .180 50.0 40.0 18.2 .300 .389 .296 0.0
2021 Sweeper -2.6 0 9 0.9 -- -- -- 0.0 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
2021 Slurve -7.5 -1 9 0.9 1 .000 .000 .000 40.0 0.0 0.0 .000 .000 .000 0.0
2020 4-Seam Fastball -0.6 -2 331 35.2 76 .308 .462 .389 5.8 5.3 4.8 .254 .419 .347 34.4
2020 Sinker -0.9 -1 166 17.7 41 .188 .469 .356 7.0 2.4 3.7 .311 .456 .403 37.5
2020 Changeup 4.8 6 121 12.9 33 .310 .517 .374 13.7 3.0 2.9 .268 .418 .327 27.6
2020 Slider -0.1 0 103 11.0 25 .227 .227 .272 11.6 8.0 6.3 .251 .305 .270 14.3
2020 Cutter 0.9 1 89 9.5 22 .263 .474 .366 28.9 13.6 12.0 .242 .463 .351 25.0
2020 Curveball 3.1 3 85 9.0 19 .421 .632 .455 10.3 0.0 0.0 .368 .549 .392 26.3
2020 Sweeper -4.0 -1 18 1.9 5 .000 .000 .140 12.5 0.0 0.0 .062 .077 .190 0.0
2020 Split-Finger 6.6 1 15 1.6 5 .500 .500 .500 16.7 0.0 0.0 .481 .553 .506 0.0
2020 Slurve -5.5 0 9 1.0 2 .000 .000 .000 25.0 50.0 25.0 .153 .204 .163 0.0
2019 4-Seam Fastball 1.0 4 440 36.4 119 .308 .644 .449 13.2 11.8 14.0 .315 .615 .424 40.0
2019 Sinker -0.5 -1 225 18.6 56 .333 .412 .362 6.0 5.4 6.8 .344 .452 .374 39.6
2019 Slider -1.0 -2 185 15.3 42 .220 .390 .270 16.2 11.9 8.2 .274 .413 .300 30.6
2019 Changeup -0.2 0 145 12.0 51 .222 .222 .276 15.2 7.8 10.8 .269 .344 .315 17.1
2019 Curveball 3.2 4 114 9.4 22 .524 .667 .530 2.4 0.0 0.0 .301 .409 .325 19.0
2019 Cutter -0.5 0 51 4.2 12 .250 .583 .346 12.0 8.3 12.5 .206 .530 .295 27.3
2019 Split-Finger -5.1 -2 38 3.1 14 .154 .154 .179 16.7 7.1 9.1 .161 .205 .197 8.3
2019 Slurve 11.8 1 9 0.7 4 .500 1.250 .725 0.0 0.0 0.0 .475 1.014 .611 25.0
2018 4-Seam Fastball 2.5 6 246 33.9 56 .378 .511 .465 16.8 8.9 8.2 .342 .471 .422 32.5
2018 Sinker -0.9 -1 163 22.5 43 .342 .474 .394 15.6 4.7 5.4 .310 .511 .391 44.4
2018 Slider -0.3 0 95 13.1 30 .207 .207 .203 20.0 23.3 29.2 .219 .263 .232 13.6
2018 Curveball -2.3 -2 83 11.4 20 .056 .056 .160 16.7 20.0 13.8 .115 .184 .192 7.1
2018 Changeup -3.6 -3 73 10.1 21 .190 .190 .171 16.2 14.3 30.0 .198 .219 .190 5.6
2018 Cutter 1.5 1 50 6.9 14 .308 .308 .307 19.2 28.6 26.7 .315 .367 .328 11.1
2018 Split-Finger -5.4 0 9 1.2 3 .000 .000 .000 40.0 66.7 100.0 .019 .020 .017 0.0
2018 Sweeper -5.0 0 5 0.7 1 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 .044 .044 .062 0.0
2017 4-Seam Fastball 1.9 5 281 44.4 67 .245 .491 .391 14.6 11.9 8.9 .242 .440 .372 28.9
2017 Sinker 1.1 1 118 18.6 33 .367 .533 .403 7.1 0.0 0.0 .279 .396 .312 28.1
2017 Slider -0.8 -1 78 12.3 19 .200 .200 .289 12.1 15.8 7.9 .256 .320 .345 16.7
2017 Changeup -0.2 0 62 9.8 10 .222 .222 .250 29.6 40.0 40.0 .257 .331 .298 40.0
2017 Curveball 5.9 3 52 8.2 8 .625 .875 .650 12.5 0.0 0.0 .383 .459 .355 37.5
2017 Cutter -4.4 -1 34 5.4 9 .000 .000 .175 18.8 22.2 20.0 .112 .120 .252 20.0
2017 Knuckleball 22.0 1 5 0.8 1 1.000 4.000 2.000 0.0 0.0 0.0 .407 1.135 .633 100.0
2017 Split-Finger -12.6 0 3 0.5 2 .500 .500 .450 50.0 50.0 100.0 .460 .561 .442 100.0
! Note: Years are in reverse order.
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Swing/Take

Runs
Year Team PA Pitches Heart Shadow Chase Waste All
2014 358 1,481 3 -21 8 5 -4
2015 85 359 -5 1 2 2 0
2016 169 698 -1 -4 4 3 2
2017 152 649 -2 -3 9 4 7
2018 189 729 -6 -2 5 3 0
2019 320 1,207 -1 -12 12 5 3
2020 259 1,078 -8 -3 12 4 6
2021 252 1,088 -10 -2 11 4 3
2022 195 794 -10 -6 5 3 -8
2023 24 104 -2 -2 1 0 -2
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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 322 51.2 61.2 94.1 22.9 77.8 48.8 8.0 42.5 9.5 7.8 64.0
2016 698 49.7 65.5 83.2 26.6 62.4 43.9 16.0 45.7 21.9 5.8 75.0
2017 633 53.6 65.8 87.4 20.1 74.6 41.9 16.0 44.5 14.5 9.0 73.7
2018 725 51.7 65.6 88.6 23.7 62.7 47.0 23.7 45.4 17.3 6.3 71.7
2019 1,209 53.3 58.5 91.2 23.8 76.1 46.6 20.6 42.3 11.7 7.3 69.3
2020 940 51.1 54.2 91.2 21.3 82.7 43.0 13.6 38.1 11.2 7.8 56.2
2021 1,034 54.1 55.8 89.4 20.8 79.8 46.0 12.0 39.7 12.2 7.9 65.9
2022 794 51.3 53.1 89.8 27.6 69.2 44.2 12.8 40.7 16.7 6.8 59.3
2023 104 49.0 49.0 80.0 28.3 66.7 42.3 16.7 38.5 25.0 7.7 50.0
Player 6,459 52.1 59.0 89.1 23.4 72.9 45.0 16.1 42.0 14.6 7.3 66.2
MLB 48.6 66.9 82.0 28.4 58.0 42.6 29.7 47.1 24.8 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 Arm
Strength
2015 59 41
2016 41 44
2017 35 35
2018 37 44
2019 43 26 27
2020 68 77 49 35 82 41 24 36 57 9 100 76 99 82 20 7 1
2021 45 16 69 2
2022 40 7
2023 6 3
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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 20.9 2 2.7 -1 5 3 0 0.0
2017 21.7 5 4.0 1 1 5 0 0.0
2018 23.1 1 1.6 -1 1 1 1 100.0
2019 21.6 16 11.0 5 2 12 2 12.5
2020 23.0 6 4.9 1 6 6 0 0.0
2021 23.1 7 8.9 -2 2 8 3 42.9
2022 26.0 2 1.5 1 1 1 1 50.0
Player 22.3 39 34.6 4 18 36 7 17.9

Expected Home Runs by Park

Year HR
2016 2 2 2 5 3 3 3 2 3 1 3 7 2 2 3 2 1 2 2 3 2 1 5 4 3 2 2 5 1 3 1
2017 5 3 2 6 5 5 5 5 3 3 3 6 4 4 5 5 5 5 4 3 4 1 5 3 4 3 4 3 4 4 3
2018 1 2 1 2 2 2 2 2 2 1 1 2 2 1 2 2 2 2 1 2 1 1 2 2 1 1 2 1 1 1 1
2019 16 12 7 12 11 11 13 13 8 8 9 11 14 9 11 12 10 9 12 12 10 11 14 13 10 10 11 14 16 10 8
2020 6 5 7 8 5 4 5 4 3 3 4 6 5 3 5 5 6 6 4 6 5 6 7 4 3 3 4 6 7 5 3
2021 7 10 5 12 11 9 11 9 7 6 6 10 9 7 8 12 9 9 10 11 7 8 12 10 9 8 10 11 7 8 7
2022 2 2 1 3 1 2 2 2 1 1 1 2 1 2 2 2 2 2 2 1 1 1 2 1 1 1 1 1 1 2 2
Player 39 36 25 48 38 36 41 37 27 23 27 44 37 28 36 40 35 35 35 38 30 29 47 37 31 28 34 41 37 33 25
! 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 +/-   2023 +/-  
Exit Velocity 88.6 88.6 0.0 87.5 -1.1 86.0 -1.5 88.2 2.2 88.0 -0.2 88.9 0.9 87.9 -1.0 86.6 -1.3
Launch Angle 13.3 16.3 3.0 14.0 -2.3 8.1 -5.9 13.2 5.1 17.1 3.9 13.5 -3.6 14.6 1.1 19.2 4.6
Barrel % 0.0 5.8 5.8 2.8 -3.0 1.4 -1.4 5.3 3.9 4.8 -0.5 6.2 1.4 2.0 -4.2 0.0 -2.0
Hard Hit % 29.5 31.4 1.9 29.4 -2.0 24.6 -4.8 31.2 6.6 28.3 -2.9 33.3 5.0 32.0 -1.3 12.5 -19.5
Sweet Spot % 37.7 36.4 -1.3 38.5 2.1 33.1 -5.4 34.8 1.7 32.1 -2.7 36.9 4.8 37.3 0.4 25.0 -12.3
xBA .256 .255 -0.001 .261 0.006 .261 0.000 .297 0.036 .275 -0.022 .280 0.005 .232 -0.048 .184 -0.048
BA .269 .270 0.001 .288 0.018 .266 -0.022 .295 0.029 .281 -0.014 .250 -0.031 .239 -0.011 .190 -0.049
xwOBA .315 .335 0.020 .342 0.007 .313 -0.029 .355 0.042 .348 -0.007 .342 -0.006 .267 -0.075 .244 -0.023
wOBA .317 .333 0.016 .368 0.035 .300 -0.068 .351 0.051 .355 0.004 .307 -0.048 .277 -0.030 .249 -0.028
xSLG .378 .424 0.046 .400 -0.024 .363 -0.037 .484 0.121 .423 -0.061 .460 0.037 .329 -0.131 .232 -0.097
SLG .403 .405 0.002 .472 0.067 .331 -0.141 .486 0.155 .449 -0.037 .405 -0.044 .350 -0.055 .238 -0.112
K% 9.3 16.0 6.7 12.0 -4.0 14.2 2.2 8.7 -5.5 5.3 -3.4 10.7 5.4 15.4 4.7 20.8 5.4
BB% 6.7 10.7 4.0 13.3 2.6 8.9 -4.4 6.2 -2.7 11.8 5.6 7.4 -4.4 5.6 -1.8 12.5 6.9
Swing % 42.5 45.7 3.2 44.5 -1.2 45.4 0.9 42.3 -3.1 38.1 -4.2 39.7 1.6 40.7 1.0 38.5 -2.2
Whiff% 9.5 21.9 12.4 14.5 -7.4 17.3 2.8 11.7 -5.6 11.2 -0.5 12.2 1.0 16.7 4.5 25.0 8.3
In Zone % 51.2 49.7 -1.5 53.6 3.9 51.7 -1.9 53.3 1.6 51.1 -2.2 54.1 3.0 51.3 -2.8 49.0 -2.3
Out of Zone % 48.8 50.3 1.5 46.4 -3.9 48.3 1.9 46.7 -1.6 48.9 2.2 45.9 -3.0 48.7 2.8 51.0 2.3
Out of Zone Swing % 22.9 26.6 3.7 20.1 -6.5 23.7 3.6 23.8 0.1 21.3 -2.5 20.8 -0.5 27.6 6.8 28.3 0.7
First Pitch Swing % 8.0 16.0 8.0 16.0 0.0 23.7 7.7 20.6 -3.1 13.6 -7.0 12.0 -1.6 12.8 0.8 16.7 3.9
First Pitch Strike % 48.0 52.1 4.1 51.3 -0.8 55.8 4.5 62.0 6.2 57.5 -4.5 57.3 -0.2 53.3 -4.0 37.5 -15.8
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Statcast Fielder Positioning

wOBA
SeasonAlignment TypeBat SidePAShifts/Shades%No Shift/ShadeShift/Shade
2016 Shifts L 156 21 13.5 .332 .423
2017 Shifts L 149 7 4.7 .359 .552
2018 Shifts L 189 36 19.0 .336 .152
2019 Shifts L 320 147 45.9 .347 .359
2020 Shifts L 228 136 59.6 .403 .323
2021 Shifts L 241 175 72.6 .323 .301
2022 Shifts L 195 164 84.1 .311 .270
2023 Shades L 24 5 20.8 .232 .316
! 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