Travis Shaw
3B | Bats/Throws: L/R | 6' 4" 230LBS | Age: 33
Draft: 2011 | Rd: 9, #292, Boston Red Sox | Kent State
PA AB R H HR SB AVG OBP SLG OPS
2020 180 163 17 39 6 0 .239 .306 .411 .717
2021 250 220 20 44 9 0 .200 .286 .373 .659
2022 19 19 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000
8 Seasons 2,690 2,374 310 563 114 20 .237 .319 .437 .756
AVG HR SB OPS
2020 .239 6 0 .717
2021 .200 9 0 .659
2022 .000 0 0 .000
8 Seasons .237 114 20 .756
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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 25 1022 171 13 7.6 5.2 88.6 113.3 15.4 38.0 .249 .448 .348 .329 .400 36.8 23.0 7.3
2016 26 2131 351 28 8.0 5.3 88.7 112.3 16.0 34.2 .234 .420 .310 .308 .380 34.2 25.1 8.1
2017 27 2396 404 30 7.4 5.0 88.6 113.7 14.9 34.7 .251 .440 .361 .328 .388 39.4 22.8 9.9
2018 28 2391 397 41 10.3 7.0 88.9 114.6 16.9 31.2 .242 .460 .351 .350 .379 38.3 18.4 13.3
2019 29 1176 141 10 7.1 3.7 89.1 113.0 24.5 34.0 .186 .340 .248 .285 .358 37.9 33.0 13.3
2020 30 709 114 9 7.9 5.0 90.9 112.8 19.8 34.2 .241 .436 .310 .323 .412 44.7 27.8 8.9
2021 31 1048 155 14 9.0 5.6 87.7 111.7 19.9 31.6 .215 .387 .289 .301 .365 38.7 27.2 9.6
2022 32 81 12 0 0.0 0.0 79.3 95.3 29.0 41.7 .081 .110 .000 .081 .129 8.3 36.8 0.0
Player 10954 1745 145 8.3 5.4 88.7 114.6 17.3 33.8 .234 .423 .323 .320 .381 37.8 24.2 10.2
MLB 6.9 4.7 88.4 122.4 12.2 33.1 .245 .406 .316 .315 .369 36.3 22.1 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 38.0 25.7 29.8 6.4 38.6 35.1 25.7 3.5 29.2 28.1 22.2 8.8 7.6 5.2
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 5.3
2017 43.8 26.0 23.3 6.9 37.1 37.1 25.7 3.7 30.4 26.2 25.2 6.7 7.4 5.0
2018 38.3 29.2 22.2 10.3 44.8 34.3 20.7 4.0 27.5 31.0 21.2 6.0 10.3 7.0
2019 29.1 33.3 21.3 16.3 41.8 35.5 22.7 1.4 20.6 41.8 24.1 3.5 7.1 3.7
2020 35.1 37.7 21.1 6.1 39.5 33.3 27.2 2.6 23.7 31.6 24.6 9.6 7.9 5.0
2021 35.5 28.4 24.5 11.6 38.7 36.1 25.2 9.0 21.3 30.3 23.2 7.1 9.0 5.6
2022 25.0 25.0 33.3 16.7 16.7 50.0 33.3 16.7 8.3 66.7 8.3 0.0 0.0 0.0
Player 37.9 29.1 23.6 9.4 39.8 35.4 24.7 3.7 26.9 30.4 23.3 6.6 8.3 5.4
MLB 44.6 23.5 24.9 7.0 37.0 37.6 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 %
2022 4-Seamer -5.5 -1 26 32.1 7 .000 .000 .000 11.8 28.6 16.7 .109 .155 .113 20.0
2022 Sinker -6.1 -1 14 17.3 4 .000 .000 .000 37.5 25.0 20.0 .067 .083 .064 0.0
2022 Changeup -9.2 -1 11 13.6 3 .000 .000 .000 62.5 100.0 50.0 -- -- .000 --
2022 Slider -3.6 0 11 13.6 2 .000 .000 .000 16.7 0.0 0.0 .153 .235 .154 0.0
2022 Curveball -4.7 -1 11 13.6 1 .000 .000 .000 14.3 0.0 0.0 .003 .003 .003 0.0
2022 Cutter -1.3 0 5 6.2 1 .000 .000 .000 100.0 100.0 50.0 -- -- .000 --
2022 Splitter 3.8 0 3 3.7 1 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 -- .206 .206 .188 0.0
2021 4-Seamer -0.4 -2 421 40.2 92 .154 .321 .270 23.1 28.3 21.8 .187 .375 .301 41.5
2021 Slider 0.1 0 155 14.8 39 .257 .457 .344 33.8 35.9 26.9 .217 .386 .298 42.9
2021 Sinker -1.1 -2 143 13.6 38 .265 .441 .368 26.3 18.4 14.9 .297 .441 .359 40.7
2021 Changeup -2.1 -3 125 11.9 38 .065 .065 .168 31.7 21.1 22.2 .167 .379 .288 28.0
2021 Curveball 2.8 3 125 11.9 25 .250 .667 .390 22.4 40.0 22.7 .230 .442 .297 50.0
2021 Cutter 3.3 2 61 5.8 12 .417 .583 .433 7.1 0.0 0.0 .326 .392 .312 33.3
2021 Splitter 10.0 1 8 0.8 3 .333 .333 .600 50.0 33.3 50.0 .081 .088 .075 0.0
2021 Sweeper -3.7 0 7 0.7 1 .000 .000 .000 50.0 100.0 50.0 -- -- .000 --
2021 Slurve -8.1 0 3 0.3 2 .000 .000 .000 0.0 50.0 50.0 .028 .029 .031 0.0
2020 4-Seamer -2.1 -5 240 33.9 58 .189 .321 .259 37.0 36.2 29.2 .159 .337 .250 34.4
2020 Sinker -2.5 -3 123 17.3 39 .222 .417 .286 20.3 23.1 36.0 .321 .640 .418 57.1
2020 Curveball 4.1 4 90 12.7 13 .400 .600 .492 23.5 15.4 7.4 .414 .726 .531 62.5
2020 Slider -0.4 0 87 12.3 24 .318 .409 .350 24.3 29.2 25.0 .227 .281 .262 40.0
2020 Changeup -4.8 -4 87 12.3 23 .053 .211 .209 30.2 17.4 18.2 .173 .329 .297 26.7
2020 Cutter 7.2 3 44 6.2 9 .556 1.333 .783 27.3 33.3 25.0 .254 .572 .334 83.3
2020 Splitter -0.7 0 36 5.1 13 .308 .308 .277 26.3 23.1 30.0 .356 .409 .334 40.0
2020 Sweeper -24.7 0 2 0.3 1 .000 .000 .000 -- 100.0 100.0 -- -- .000 --
2019 4-Seamer -2.1 -9 447 38.0 93 .127 .266 .245 30.3 34.4 23.9 .149 .315 .267 36.2
2019 Slider -4.0 -7 176 15.0 44 .105 .132 .185 35.2 38.6 21.5 .097 .146 .185 33.3
2019 Sinker -1.8 -3 161 13.7 40 .229 .514 .359 25.0 25.0 23.8 .253 .567 .379 44.0
2019 Curveball -0.6 -1 154 13.1 33 .233 .267 .286 24.1 30.3 17.9 .245 .381 .326 50.0
2019 Changeup 0.0 0 128 10.9 32 .200 .320 .339 25.4 21.9 14.0 .326 .505 .429 27.8
2019 Cutter -3.6 -2 64 5.4 15 .143 .143 .167 33.3 40.0 27.3 .194 .253 .226 37.5
2019 Splitter -7.2 -1 12 1.0 3 .000 .000 .000 40.0 66.7 33.3 .045 .060 .041 0.0
2019 Sweeper -8.8 0 5 0.4 1 .000 .000 .000 25.0 100.0 33.3 -- -- .000 --
2018 4-Seamer 1.6 13 798 33.4 192 .302 .623 .437 18.9 22.9 19.7 .278 .569 .407 39.2
2018 Sinker -0.7 -3 495 20.7 133 .232 .473 .355 12.4 12.0 14.8 .239 .461 .359 41.2
2018 Slider -0.4 -1 326 13.6 64 .172 .259 .223 23.8 25.0 11.7 .208 .299 .255 37.2
2018 Changeup -1.1 -4 326 13.6 102 .211 .411 .320 23.7 10.8 12.6 .219 .378 .295 35.4
2018 Curveball 1.0 3 264 11.0 50 .256 .488 .387 29.2 24.0 14.6 .247 .441 .351 41.9
2018 Cutter 0.5 1 112 4.7 23 .200 .400 .350 21.6 17.4 19.0 .260 .544 .389 37.5
2018 Splitter 1.4 1 44 1.8 13 .111 .444 .369 24.0 23.1 15.8 .135 .446 .381 16.7
2018 Sweeper -6.7 -1 13 0.5 4 .000 .000 .000 28.6 50.0 50.0 .011 .011 .015 0.0
2018 Slurve -0.3 0 5 0.2 -- -- -- 50.0 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
2017 4-Seamer 0.7 6 874 36.5 200 .266 .543 .389 18.8 25.5 23.0 .255 .456 .348 48.8
2017 Sinker 1.1 5 404 16.9 116 .286 .590 .407 11.3 10.3 14.0 .271 .514 .363 35.5
2017 Curveball 0.0 0 317 13.2 73 .254 .463 .336 30.4 34.2 23.6 .228 .363 .288 45.2
2017 Slider 0.4 1 299 12.5 76 .246 .449 .328 31.6 34.2 22.0 .242 .396 .304 38.6
2017 Changeup 0.5 1 278 11.6 74 .288 .470 .368 26.7 18.9 17.9 .248 .445 .330 32.1
2017 Cutter 1.5 2 148 6.2 39 .316 .553 .360 17.5 15.4 12.5 .258 .476 .303 24.2
2017 Splitter 1.7 1 38 1.6 15 .429 .429 .407 20.8 6.7 10.0 .265 .297 .276 38.5
2017 Knuckleball -0.9 0 16 0.7 3 .000 .000 .233 0.0 0.0 0.0 .043 .048 .259 0.0
2017 Slurve -4.1 -1 14 0.6 3 .000 .000 .000 28.6 66.7 40.0 .129 .144 .121 0.0
2017 Sweeper -7.2 0 4 0.2 1 .000 .000 .000 33.3 100.0 100.0 -- -- .000 --
! Note: Years are in reverse order.
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Swing/Take

Runs
Year Team PA Pitches Heart Shadow Chase Waste All
2015 247 1,020 6 -9 8 4 9
2016 528 2,126 -11 -3 10 6 2
2017 600 2,394 5 -13 12 10 15
2018 613 2,525 -12 -17 22 12 6
2019 262 1,152 -21 -16 10 3 -23
2020 184 719 -7 -9 5 4 -7
2021 255 1,072 -10 -8 12 5 -1
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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 1,022 44.6 64.7 83.4 31.8 69.4 47.3 23.4 46.5 21.5 7.7 67.1
2016 2,131 45.4 67.4 83.4 31.7 60.7 41.5 26.0 47.9 24.3 6.8 75.9
2017 2,396 45.3 66.8 84.5 27.6 66.2 43.9 24.0 45.3 21.1 5.7 74.5
2018 2,391 46.6 67.1 84.9 25.2 64.8 44.0 25.6 44.8 20.3 6.2 79.9
2019 1,176 48.2 65.6 74.7 25.9 57.1 43.0 29.5 45.1 29.8 6.5 78.4
2020 709 49.2 69.9 74.6 24.7 58.4 39.1 34.4 47.0 29.1 6.5 71.7
2021 1,048 50.7 67.0 80.6 25.1 55.4 44.4 23.2 46.4 25.7 8.4 80.7
2022 81 59.3 72.9 80.0 39.4 53.8 44.4 15.8 59.3 27.1 8.6 85.7
Player 10,954 46.7 67.0 82.1 27.8 62.8 43.4 25.8 46.1 23.5 6.6 76.1
MLB 48.6 67.0 82.0 28.5 58.0 42.6 29.6 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 93 33
2016 28 16 50 60 18 59 63 44 87 37 19 49 37 30 37 21
2017 49 36 55 59 51 65 60 64 94 73 31 64 62 47 25 98
2018 77 35 74 81 76 84 77 50 95 53 66 90 71 66 45 87
2019 89 27 23
2020 44 37 58 60 29 41 50 82 90 78 21 48 34 63 13 52 33
2021 82 17 10 31
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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 24.5 16 20.2 -4 9 14 8 50.0
2017 25.2 31 24.4 7 11 16 12 38.7
2018 24.8 33 29.0 4 10 23 10 30.3
2019 24.8 7 6.9 0 2 2 5 71.4
2020 26.5 6 9.2 -3 1 11 2 33.3
2021 25.8 9 8.5 1 7 3 5 55.6
Player 25.0 102 98.2 4 40 69 42 41.2

Expected Home Runs by Park

Year HR
2016 16 22 15 21 20 18 22 23 17 18 20 19 22 20 22 21 13 20 21 21 22 16 24 23 21 22 20 23 23 22 16
2017 31 25 20 24 27 23 28 23 22 19 20 29 24 23 24 28 19 22 28 26 23 26 29 30 22 22 23 29 30 27 16
2018 33 34 22 31 31 28 30 31 25 23 26 30 36 26 28 36 29 31 28 32 32 26 34 30 29 21 27 27 35 30 23
2019 7 8 6 8 7 7 7 8 6 6 6 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 6 7 7 6 8 7 7 7 6 7 7 8 6
2020 6 11 10 9 10 9 11 7 7 4 6 11 10 9 11 9 12 8 10 11 11 10 13 6 9 6 9 11 12 11 4
2021 9 9 7 10 8 8 8 9 7 7 8 8 9 8 8 10 7 9 9 8 8 9 10 9 7 8 9 9 9 8 11
Player 102 109 80 103 103 93 106 101 84 77 86 104 108 93 100 111 87 97 102 105 103 93 118 105 95 86 94 106 116 106 76
! 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 88.6 88.7 0.1 88.6 -0.1 88.9 0.3 89.1 0.2 90.9 1.8 87.7 -3.2 79.3 -8.4
Launch Angle 15.4 16.0 0.6 14.9 -1.1 16.9 2.0 24.5 7.6 19.8 -4.7 19.9 0.1 29.0 9.1
Barrel % 7.6 8.0 0.4 7.4 -0.6 10.3 2.9 7.1 -3.2 7.9 0.8 9.0 1.1 0.0 -9.0
Hard Hit % 36.8 34.2 -2.6 39.4 5.2 38.3 -1.1 37.9 -0.4 44.7 6.8 38.7 -6.0 8.3 -30.4
Sweet Spot % 38.0 34.2 -3.8 34.7 0.5 31.2 -3.5 34.0 2.8 34.2 0.2 31.6 -2.6 41.7 10.1
xBA .249 .234 -0.015 .251 0.017 .242 -0.009 .186 -0.056 .241 0.055 .215 -0.026 .081 -0.134
BA .270 .242 -0.028 .273 0.031 .241 -0.032 .157 -0.084 .239 0.082 .200 -0.039 .000 -0.200
xwOBA .329 .308 -0.021 .328 0.020 .350 0.022 .285 -0.065 .323 0.038 .301 -0.022 .081 -0.220
wOBA .348 .310 -0.038 .361 0.051 .351 -0.010 .248 -0.103 .310 0.062 .289 -0.021 .000 -0.289
xSLG .448 .420 -0.028 .440 0.020 .460 0.020 .340 -0.120 .436 0.096 .387 -0.049 .110 -0.277
SLG .487 .421 -0.066 .513 0.092 .480 -0.033 .270 -0.210 .411 0.141 .373 -0.038 .000 -0.373
K% 23.0 25.1 2.1 22.8 -2.3 18.4 -4.4 33.0 14.6 27.8 -5.2 27.2 -0.6 36.8 9.6
BB% 7.3 8.1 0.8 9.9 1.8 13.3 3.4 13.3 0.0 8.9 -4.4 9.6 0.7 0.0 -9.6
Swing % 46.5 47.9 1.4 45.3 -2.6 44.8 -0.5 45.1 0.3 47.0 1.9 46.4 -0.6 59.3 12.9
Whiff% 21.5 24.3 2.8 21.1 -3.2 20.3 -0.8 29.8 9.5 29.1 -0.7 25.7 -3.4 27.1 1.4
In Zone % 44.6 45.4 0.8 45.3 -0.1 46.6 1.3 48.2 1.6 49.2 1.0 50.7 1.5 59.3 8.6
Out of Zone % 55.4 54.6 -0.8 54.7 0.1 53.4 -1.3 51.8 -1.6 50.8 -1.0 49.3 -1.5 40.7 -8.6
Out of Zone Swing % 31.8 31.7 -0.1 27.6 -4.1 25.2 -2.4 25.9 0.7 24.7 -1.2 25.1 0.4 39.4 14.3
First Pitch Swing % 23.4 26.0 2.6 24.0 -2.0 25.6 1.6 29.5 3.9 34.4 4.9 23.2 -11.2 15.8 -7.4
First Pitch Strike % 61.7 57.4 -4.3 53.0 -4.4 54.4 1.4 56.3 1.9 59.4 3.1 54.0 -5.4 42.1 -11.9
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Statcast Fielder Positioning

wOBA
SeasonAlignment TypeBat SidePAShifts/Shades%No Shift/ShadeShift/Shade
2016 Shifts L 512 245 47.9 .376 .249
2017 Shifts L 600 192 32.0 .376 .328
2018 Shifts L 580 284 49.0 .362 .340
2019 Shifts L 267 170 63.7 .213 .268
2020 Shifts L 180 112 62.2 .280 .327
2021 Shifts L 241 167 69.3 .307 .272
2022 Shifts L 19 14 73.7 .000 .000
! 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

Bases EmptyRunners On Base
SeasonTeamPitchesTempoFast %Slow %PitchesTempoFast %Slow %
2015 302 16.7 34.1% 3.0% 183 22.5 7.7% 14.2%
2016 511 17.1 32.5% 3.1% 424 23.4 8.7% 19.3%
2017 613 15.7 42.7% 0.5% 469 22.6 0.4% 10.4%
2018 694 15.9 39.2% 1.2% 441 22.7 0.2% 12.2%
2019 318 16.7 31.4% 0.9% 202 23.3 0.5% 10.4%
2020 186 16.4 31.7% 1.1% 121 21.7 1.7% 5.0%
2021 251 17.6 24.7% 2.4% 230 24.1 0.0% 12.6%
2022 25 17.0 20.0% 0.0% 5 25.0 0.0% 0.0%
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