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Travis Shaw
Popularity: ↑ 4%
3B | B/T: L/R | 6' 4" 230LBS | Age: 30

Draft: 2011 | Rd: 9, #292, Boston Red Sox | Kent State
Poor Avg Great

Stats

PA AB R H HR RBI SB AVG OBP SLG OPS
2020 180 163 17 39 6 17 0 .239 .306 .411 .717
6 Seasons 2421 2135 290 519 105 327 20 .243 .325 .448 .773
AVG HR RBI SB OPS
2020 .239 6 17 0 .717
6 Seasons .243 105 327 20 .773

Statcast Batting Statistics

Season Pitches Batted Balls Barrels Barrel % Exit Velocity Launch Angle Sweet Spot % XBA XSLG WOBA XWOBA XWOBACON Hard Hit % K % BB %
2015 1022 171 13 7.6 88.6 15.4 38.0 .251 .452 .348 .332 .403 36.8 23.0 7.3
2016 2131 351 28 8.0 88.7 16.1 34.2 .237 .425 .310 .313 .388 34.2 25.1 8.1
2017 2396 404 29 7.2 88.5 14.9 34.2 .251 .442 .361 .332 .395 39.3 22.8 9.9
2018 2390 397 41 10.3 88.9 16.9 31.2 .246 .465 .351 .353 .384 38.3 18.3 13.3
2019 1176 141 10 7.1 89 24.9 34.0 .184 .338 .248 .283 .355 37.9 33.0 13.3
2020 709 114 9 7.9 90.9 19.8 34.2 .242 .439 .305 .310 .393 44.7 27.8 8.9
ALL 9824 1578 130 8.2 88.9 17 33.8 .239 .433 .329 .326 .388 37.9 23.7 10.4
MLB 43640 6.4 88.3 11.9 32.8 .250 .414 .317 .321 .376 34.9 21.8 8.3




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%
2020 Fastballs 403 56.8 106 98 23 12 6 0 5 33 66 .235 .229 .449 .474 .304 .305 91.0 23 31.2 30.6
2020 Breaking 182 25.7 38 33 11 7 4 0 0 10 23 .333 .276 .455 .404 .379 .330 90.2 24 24.3 17.5
2020 Offspeed 124 17.5 36 32 5 4 0 0 1 7 25 .156 .249 .250 .368 .227 .303 91.2 7 29.0 21.9
2019 Fastballs 677 59.0 148 128 21 12 3 0 6 47 81 .164 .183 .328 .374 .267 .292 90.2 29 29.2 23.5
2019 Breaking 329 28.7 78 69 11 8 2 0 1 28 41 .159 .171 .232 .288 .225 .251 87.1 19 31.3 20.6
2019 Offspeed 141 12.3 35 28 4 4 0 0 0 10 18 .143 .257 .143 .358 .238 .351 88.5 16 28.6 17.9
! 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 %
2020 Cutter 8.7 3 39 5.5 9 .556 1.333 .783 30.0 33.3 30.0 .270 .620 .343 83.3
2020 Splitter 0.6 0 35 4.9 11 .364 .364 .327 23.5 18.2 22.2 .383 .454 .348 44.4
2020 Curveball 4.5 4 93 13.1 13 .400 .600 .492 19.4 15.4 7.1 .405 .703 .503 62.5
2020 Slider -1.0 -1 89 12.6 25 .304 .391 .336 28.2 32.0 27.6 .220 .274 .242 40.0
2020 Changeup -4.5 -4 89 12.6 25 .048 .190 .192 31.1 20.0 21.7 .179 .323 .286 25.0
2020 Sinker -2.3 -3 122 17.2 38 .229 .429 .293 20.7 23.7 36.0 .331 .656 .411 59.3
2020 4-Seamer -2.1 -5 242 34.1 59 .185 .315 .254 36.4 35.6 28.8 .156 .332 .232 33.3
2019 Splitter -7.4 -1 14 1.2 4 .000 .000 .000 28.6 50.0 33.3 .026 .037 .030 0.0
2019 Cutter -3.1 -2 68 5.8 15 .214 .214 .227 29.0 33.3 21.7 .217 .269 .245 55.6
2019 Changeup -0.6 -1 127 10.8 31 .167 .167 .283 28.6 25.8 16.0 .298 .413 .396 25.0
2019 Curveball -0.5 -1 152 12.9 32 .241 .276 .273 22.6 28.1 16.7 .259 .396 .317 50.0
2019 Sinker -1.5 -2 162 13.8 40 .229 .514 .359 25.7 25.0 23.3 .246 .562 .374 44.0
2019 Slider -3.7 -7 177 15.1 46 .100 .200 .201 36.2 41.3 23.2 .108 .209 .206 28.6
2019 4-Seamer -2.2 -10 447 38.0 93 .127 .266 .245 30.6 34.4 23.9 .149 .309 .265 36.2
2018 Splitter 2.1 1 33 1.4 10 .125 .500 .340 26.3 20.0 13.3 .148 .502 .356 16.7
2018 Cutter 0.1 0 110 4.6 23 .200 .400 .350 22.4 17.4 21.1 .268 .548 .395 37.5
2018 Curveball 0.8 2 264 11.0 48 .244 .488 .354 30.1 25.0 15.0 .248 .450 .357 41.4
2018 Slider -0.5 -2 340 14.2 68 .161 .242 .210 24.5 26.5 12.6 .193 .277 .238 35.6
2018 Changeup -0.8 -3 341 14.3 106 .217 .413 .338 23.1 10.4 11.8 .225 .386 .308 35.7
2018 Sinker -0.6 -3 494 20.7 133 .230 .469 .345 13.0 12.8 15.9 .244 .468 .361 41.2
2018 4-Seamer 1.7 13 801 33.5 193 .302 .623 .436 18.9 22.8 19.5 .279 .570 .410 39.2
2017 Knuckleball -0.9 0 16 0.7 3 .000 .000 .233 0.0 0.0 0.0 .015 .015 .242 0.0
2017 Splitter 2.0 1 38 1.6 15 .429 .429 .407 20.8 6.7 10.0 .287 .320 .304 38.5
2017 Cutter 2.2 3 142 5.9 35 .353 .618 .401 17.1 14.3 11.4 .250 .431 .282 20.0
2017 Curveball 0.1 0 322 13.4 74 .250 .456 .332 29.5 33.8 23.4 .234 .358 .288 44.2
2017 Changeup 0.3 1 277 11.6 74 .288 .470 .356 27.1 18.9 17.9 .243 .449 .332 32.1
2017 Slider -0.1 0 314 13.1 80 .219 .411 .300 32.0 36.3 23.4 .222 .367 .284 40.0
2017 Sinker 1.4 6 402 16.8 116 .295 .610 .418 11.4 10.3 14.0 .278 .521 .374 36.6
2017 4-Seamer 0.6 5 876 36.6 200 .260 .532 .385 18.8 25.5 23.0 .259 .475 .360 48.0
! Note: Years are in reverse order.
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Swing/Take

Runs
Year Team PA Pitches Heart Shadow Chase Waste All
2016 514 2082 -11 -5 10 6 1
2017 596 2384 5 -13 13 10 16
2018 609 2514 -11 -16 24 12 8
2019 258 1142 -21 -15 11 2 -23
2020 184 717 -6 -9 5 4 -6
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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 1022 44.7 64.6 83.4 31.5 70.2 47.4 23.0 46.3 21.6 7.7 67.1
2016 2131 45.5 67.2 83.6 31.4 61.4 41.6 25.5 47.7 24.4 6.8 75.9
2017 2396 45.4 66.5 84.8 27.4 66.8 43.9 23.3 45.1 21.2 5.7 74.5
2018 2390 46.6 66.6 85.7 25.0 65.5 44.0 24.6 44.4 20.4 6.3 79.3
2019 1176 48.2 64.9 75.5 25.6 57.9 43.0 28.1 44.6 30.2 6.5 75.7
2020 709 49.2 69.6 74.9 24.4 59.1 39.4 34.4 46.7 29.3 6.5 71.7
ALL 9824 46.2 66.5 82.7 27.7 64.2 43.3 25.4 45.7 23.4 6.4 75.0
MLB 48.4 66.1 82.8 28.2 59.4 42.6 28.3 46.6 24.5 7.2 75.1

Batted Ball Profile

Season GB % FB % LD % PU % Pull % Straight % Oppo % Weak % Topped % Under % Flare/Burner % Solid % Barrel %
2015 38.0 25.7 29.8 6.4 38.6 35.1 26.3 3.5 29.2 28.1 22.2 8.8 7.6
2016 36.8 30.2 23.4 9.7 38.5 34.5 27.1 2.0 27.6 29.6 23.9 6.6 8.0
2017 43.8 26.0 23.3 6.9 37.1 37.1 25.7 3.5 30.4 26.2 25.0 6.7 7.2
2018 38.3 29.2 22.2 10.3 44.8 34.3 20.9 3.0 27.5 31.0 21.2 6.0 10.3
2019 29.1 33.3 21.3 16.3 41.8 35.5 22.7 1.4 20.6 42.6 24.1 3.5 7.1
2020 35.1 33.3 25.4 6.1 39.5 33.3 27.2 2.6 23.7 31.6 24.6 9.6 7.9
ALL 38.3 28.9 23.7 9.1 40.1 35.2 24.7 2.8 27.6 30.2 23.4 6.7 8.2
MLB 45.3 22.0 25.7 7.1 36.6 38.0 25.5 3.2 33.6 24.3 24.6 5.6 6.4

Percentile Rankings

Year xwOBA xBA xSLG xISO xOBP Brl Brl% EV HardHit% K% BB% Whiff% Speed OAA
2015 34
2016 25 15 50 61 17 59 63 44 37 19 49 36 37
2017 43 32 52 58 47 64 59 62 72 31 64 62 26 98
2018 75 35 73 81 76 84 77 50 53 67 90 72 45 85
2019 25
2020 42 37 59 61 30 41 50 82 78 21 48 33 12 36
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Expected Home Runs

Year Team Avg HR Trot Actual HR xHR HR-xHR Doubters Mostly Gone No Doubters No Doubter %
2019 24.8 7 5.7 1.3 2 2 4 57.1
2020 26.5 6 8.4 -2.4 3 9 2 33.3

Expected Home Runs by Park

Year HR
2019 7 6 6 6 7 6 6 6 5 5 7 6 4 5 5 6 5 6 5 7 5 6 5 5 6 6 6 6 5 6 7
2020 6 11 10 10 11 6 7 11 8 8 8 7 5 7 6 11 4 10 9 11 5 7 7 9 8 10 8 8 10 8 11
! 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 +/-  
Exit Velocity 88.6 88.7 0.1 88.5 -0.2 88.9 0.4 89 0.1 90.9 1.9
Launch Angle 15.4 16.1 0.7 14.9 -1.2 16.9 2 24.9 8 19.8 -5.1
Barrel % 7.6 8 0.4 7.2 -0.8 10.3 3.1 7.1 -3.2 7.9 0.8
Hard Hit % 36.8 34.2 -2.6 39.3 5.1 38.3 -1 37.9 -0.4 44.7 6.8
Sweet Spot % 38 34.2 -3.8 34.2 0 31.2 -3 34 2.8 34.2 0.2
xBA .251 .237 -0.014 .251 0.014 .245 -0.006 .184 -0.061 .242 0.058
BA .27 .242 -0.028 .273 0.031 .241 -0.032 .157 -0.084 .239 0.082
xwOBA .332 .313 -0.019 .332 0.019 .353 0.021 .283 -0.07 .31 0.027
wOBA .348 .31 -0.038 .361 0.051 .351 -0.01 .248 -0.103 .305 0.057
xSLG .452 .425 -0.027 .442 0.017 .464 0.022 .338 -0.126 .439 0.101
SLG .487 .421 -0.066 .513 0.092 .48 -0.033 .27 -0.21 .411 0.141
K% 23 25.1 2.1 22.8 -2.3 18.4 -4.4 33 14.6 27.8 -5.2
BB% 7.3 8.1 0.8 9.9 1.8 13.3 3.4 13.3 0 8.9 -4.4
Swing % 46.3 47.7 1.4 45.1 -2.6 44.4 -0.7 44.6 0.2 46.7 2.1
Whiff% 21.6 24.4 2.8 21.2 -3.2 20.5 -0.7 30.2 9.7 29.3 -0.9
In Zone Swing % 44.7 45.5 0.8 45.4 -0.1 46.6 1.2 48.2 1.6 49.2 1
Out of Zone Swing % 55.3 54.5 -0.8 54.6 0.1 53.4 -1.2 51.8 -1.6 50.8 -1
First Pitch Swing % 23 25.5 2.5 23.3 -2.2 24.5 1.2 28.1 3.6 34.4 6.3
First Pitch Strike % 61.7 57.4 -4.3 52.8 -4.6 54.2 1.4 55.9 1.7 59.4 3.5
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Statcast Shift Statistics

SeasonBat SidePAShifts%wOBA - No ShiftwOBA - Shift
2016 L 516 179 34.7 .342 .269
2017 L 600 105 17.5 .368 .327
2018 L 580 134 23.1 .339 .393
2019 L 267 124 46.4 .236 .261
2020 L 180 95 52.8 .285 .323

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