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Travis Shaw
3B | B/T: L/R | 6' 4" 230LBS | Age: 31

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
2021 242 213 19 43 9 38 0 .202 .288 .380 .668
7 Seasons 2663 2348 309 562 114 365 20 .239 .322 .442 .764
AVG HR RBI SB OPS
2021 .202 9 38 0 .668
7 Seasons .239 114 365 20 .764

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 25 1022 171 13 7.6 88.6 113.3 15.4 38 .248 .446 .348 .328 .397 37.1 23 7.3
2016 26 2131 351 28 8 88.6 112.3 16.2 34.2 .230 .412 .310 .303 .371 34.8 25.1 8.1
2017 27 2396 404 30 7.4 88.6 113.7 14.9 34.7 .251 .439 .361 .328 .388 39.4 22.8 9.9
2018 28 2390 397 41 10.3 88.9 114.6 16.9 31.2 .243 .460 .351 .350 .379 38.3 18.3 13.3
2019 29 1176 141 10 7.1 89.1 113 24.5 34 .184 .337 .248 .283 .353 37.9 33 13.3
2020 30 709 114 9 7.9 90.9 112.8 19.8 34.2 .241 .436 .310 .323 .412 44.7 27.8 8.9
2021 31 1014 152 14 9.2 87.7 111.7 20.3 30.9 .216 .389 .292 .304 .366 38.8 26.4 9.5
10838 1730 145 8.4 88.8 114.6 17.2 33.7 .234 .424 .326 .321 .380 38.2 24 10.3
6.6 88.3 122.2 12 32.9 .242 .402 .317 .312 .363 35.6 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 597 58.9 138 120 25 14 6 0 5 32 89 .208 .231 .383 .394 .303 .319 85.8 21 22.7 18.5
2021 Breaking 296 29.2 67 62 15 6 5 0 4 25 37 .242 .212 .516 .387 .344 .288 90.2 14 27.8 24.8
2021 Offspeed 121 11.9 37 31 3 3 0 0 0 7 26 .097 .168 .097 .373 .150 .277 85.1 20 30.2 19.4
2020 Fastballs 407 57.4 106 98 23 12 6 0 5 33 66 .235 .227 .449 .470 .309 .319 91.0 23 31.0 30.3
2020 Breaking 178 25.1 38 33 11 7 4 0 0 10 23 .333 .277 .455 .407 .385 .347 90.2 24 23.9 17.9
2020 Offspeed 124 17.5 36 32 5 4 0 0 1 7 25 .156 .247 .250 .361 .231 .310 91.2 7 29.0 21.9
! 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 38 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 27.6 29.9 23.9 6.6 8
2017 43.8 26 23.3 6.9 37.1 37.1 25.7 3.7 30.4 26.2 25.2 6.7 7.4
2018 38.3 29.2 22.2 10.3 44.8 34.3 20.9 4 27.5 31 21.2 6 10.3
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
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
2021 34.9 29.6 23.7 11.8 39.5 36.8 23.7 9.2 21.1 30.3 23 7.2 9.2
38 29 23.7 9.4 40.1 35.3 24.6 3.6 27 30.2 23.4 6.7 8.4
45.1 22.4 25.4 7.1 36.6 37.8 25.5 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 Splitter 5.4 0 4 0.4 2 .5 .5 .45 33.3 0 0 .107 .116 .107 0
2021 Cutter 4.2 2 48 4.7 11 .455 .636 .473 8.7 0 0 .348 .416 .335 36.4
2021 Curveball 3 4 125 12.3 26 .24 .64 .375 20.4 38.5 22.2 .216 .408 .281 46.7
2021 Changeup -2.7 -3 117 11.5 35 .069 .069 .135 30 20 20 .172 .391 .288 29.2
2021 Sinker -1.3 -2 141 13.9 39 .257 .429 .359 29.7 25.6 21.7 .259 .381 .321 40
2021 Slider -0.3 -1 171 16.9 41 .243 .432 .327 32.1 36.6 26.8 .21 .372 .292 40.9
2021 4-Seamer -0.2 -1 408 40.2 88 .149 .324 .272 21.7 25 18.8 .2 .396 .318 41.5
2020 Cutter 7.4 3 43 6.1 9 .556 1.333 .783 28.6 33.3 27.3 .254 .572 .334 83.3
2020 Splitter 0.6 0 35 4.9 11 .364 .364 .327 23.5 18.2 22.2 .378 .439 .356 44.4
2020 Curveball 4.2 4 95 13.4 13 .4 .6 .492 22.9 15.4 6.9 .414 .726 .531 62.5
2020 Slider -1.3 -1 83 11.7 25 .304 .391 .336 25 32 29.6 .218 .269 .252 40
2020 Changeup -5 -4 89 12.6 25 .048 .19 .192 31.1 20 21.7 .179 .321 .29 25
2020 Sinker -2.3 -3 122 17.2 38 .229 .429 .293 20.7 23.7 36 .33 .658 .429 59.3
2020 4-Seamer -2.2 -5 242 34.1 59 .185 .315 .254 36.4 35.6 28.8 .156 .331 .245 33.3
2019 Splitter -8 -1 13 1.1 4 0 0 0 33.3 50 40 .037 .054 .035 0
2019 Cutter -3.1 -2 68 5.8 15 .214 .214 .227 29 33.3 21.7 .218 .28 .246 55.6
2019 Changeup -0.5 -1 126 10.7 30 .174 .174 .283 26.3 23.3 14.3 .304 .412 .397 25
2019 Curveball -0.5 -1 154 13.1 33 .233 .267 .286 24.1 30.3 17.9 .245 .381 .326 50
2019 Sinker -1.7 -3 162 13.8 40 .229 .514 .359 25 25 23.3 .253 .567 .379 44
2019 Slider -3.6 -6 177 15.1 46 .1 .2 .201 35.8 41.3 23.2 .104 .194 .199 28.6
2019 4-Seamer -2.1 -9 447 38 93 .127 .266 .245 30.3 34.4 23.9 .149 .315 .267 36.2
2018 Splitter 1.6 1 36 1.5 11 .125 .5 .373 23.8 18.2 13.3 .152 .502 .387 16.7
2018 Cutter 0.2 0 110 4.6 23 .2 .4 .35 21.6 17.4 21.1 .26 .544 .389 37.5
2018 Curveball 1 3 269 11.3 50 .256 .488 .387 29.6 24 14.3 .247 .441 .351 41.9
2018 Slider -0.6 -2 341 14.3 68 .161 .242 .21 24 26.5 12.6 .195 .281 .241 35.6
2018 Changeup -0.9 -3 332 13.9 103 .211 .411 .323 23.3 10.7 12.4 .219 .378 .299 35.4
2018 Sinker -0.6 -3 495 20.7 134 .23 .469 .352 12.9 12.7 15.7 .237 .457 .356 41.2
2018 4-Seamer 1.6 13 800 33.5 192 .302 .623 .437 18.8 22.9 19.6 .277 .565 .406 39.2
2017 Knuckleball -1 0 16 0.7 3 0 0 .233 0 0 0 .043 .048 .259 0
2017 Splitter 1.8 1 38 1.6 15 .429 .429 .407 20.8 6.7 10 .265 .297 .276 38.5
2017 Cutter 1.9 3 146 6.1 37 .333 .583 .38 17.9 16.2 13 .253 .482 .302 22.6
2017 Curveball 0.1 0 322 13.4 74 .25 .456 .332 29.5 33.8 23.4 .23 .364 .289 44.2
2017 Changeup 0.3 1 277 11.6 74 .288 .47 .356 26.7 18.9 17.9 .248 .445 .33 32.1
2017 Slider 0 0 315 13.1 81 .23 .419 .308 31.8 35.8 23.2 .234 .377 .291 39.1
2017 Sinker 1.7 7 410 17.1 119 .296 .63 .424 11.2 10.1 14 .277 .529 .37 36.5
2017 4-Seamer 0.4 3 868 36.2 197 .259 .518 .374 18.9 25.9 23 .25 .445 .343 48.3
! Note: Years are in reverse order.
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Swing/Take

Runs
Year Team PA Pitches Heart Shadow Chase Waste All
2015 245 1005 6 -11 8 4 8
2016 520 2092 -11 -3 9 7 2
2017 600 2394 6 -14 13 10 15
2018 613 2525 -11 -16 22 12 7
2019 262 1152 -21 -15 11 3 -23
2020 184 719 -7 -9 5 4 -7
2021 242 1014 -9 -7 11 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 1022 44.6 65 82.9 32.1 69.8 47.2 23.4 46.5 21.5 7.6 68.8
2016 2131 45.5 67.2 83.5 31.6 60.9 41.5 26 47.9 24.3 6.8 76.1
2017 2396 45.4 66.7 84.5 27.6 66.2 43.9 23.9 45.3 21.1 5.7 75.2
2018 2390 46.6 67.1 85 25.2 64.8 44 25.6 44.7 20.2 6.2 79.9
2019 1176 48.2 65.6 74.7 25.9 57.1 43 29.3 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 29.1 6.5 71.7
2021 1014 50.8 67.4 81 25.3 56.3 44.4 22.7 46.6 25.2 8.6 80.5
10838 46.7 66.9 82.1 27.7 63 43.4 25.8 46 23.4 6.6 76.4
48.5 66.8 82 28.3 58.5 42.6 29.1 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
2016 27 15 49 61 19 59 63 41 38 19 49 37 37
2017 52 38 57 61 52 65 60 64 73 31 64 62 25 98
2018 78 39 75 82 78 84 77 49 54 67 90 73 45 85
2019 26 19
2020 45 39 60 60 30 41 50 82 78 21 48 34 13 38
2021 16 7
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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 6.7 0 2 2 5 71.4
2020 26.5 6 8.4 -2 3 9 2 33.3
2021 25.8 9 8.1 1 5 3 5 55.6

Expected Home Runs by Park

Year HR
2019 7 7 7 7 8 7 7 7 6 6 8 7 5 6 6 7 6 7 6 8 6 7 6 6 7 7 7 7 6 7 8
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
2021 9 8 8 8 8 7 7 9 8 7 12 9 7 7 8 8 8 8 9 9 7 7 7 9 8 8 10 8 9 7 9
! 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 88.6 88.6 0 88.6 0 88.9 0.3 89.1 0.2 90.9 1.8 87.7 -3.2
Launch Angle 15.4 16.2 0.8 14.9 -1.3 16.9 2 24.5 7.6 19.8 -4.7 20.3 0.5
Barrel % 7.6 8 0.4 7.4 -0.6 10.3 2.9 7.1 -3.2 7.9 0.8 9.2 1.3
Hard Hit % 37.1 34.8 -2.3 39.4 4.6 38.3 -1.1 37.9 -0.4 44.7 6.8 38.8 -5.9
Sweet Spot % 38 34.2 -3.8 34.7 0.5 31.2 -3.5 34 2.8 34.2 0.2 30.9 -3.3
xBA .248 .23 -0.018 .251 0.021 .242 -0.009 .184 -0.058 .241 0.057 .216 -0.025
BA .27 .242 -0.028 .273 0.031 .241 -0.032 .157 -0.084 .239 0.082 .202 -0.037
xwOBA .328 .303 -0.025 .328 0.025 .349 0.021 .283 -0.066 .323 0.04 .304 -0.019
wOBA .348 .31 -0.038 .361 0.051 .351 -0.01 .248 -0.103 .31 0.062 .292 -0.018
xSLG .446 .412 -0.034 .439 0.027 .459 0.02 .337 -0.122 .436 0.099 .389 -0.047
SLG .487 .421 -0.066 .513 0.092 .48 -0.033 .27 -0.21 .411 0.141 .38 -0.031
K% 23 25.1 2.1 22.8 -2.3 18.4 -4.4 33 14.6 27.8 -5.2 26.4 -1.4
BB% 7.3 8.1 0.8 9.9 1.8 13.3 3.4 13.3 0 8.9 -4.4 9.5 0.6
Swing % 46.5 47.9 1.4 45.3 -2.6 44.8 -0.5 45.1 0.3 47 1.9 46.6 -0.4
Whiff% 21.5 24.3 2.8 21.1 -3.2 20.3 -0.8 29.8 9.5 29.1 -0.7 25.2 -3.9
In Zone % 44.6 45.5 0.9 45.4 -0.1 46.6 1.2 48.2 1.6 49.2 1 50.8 1.6
Out of Zone % 55.4 54.5 -0.9 54.6 0.1 53.4 -1.2 51.8 -1.6 50.8 -1 49.2 -1.6
Out of Zone Swing % 32.1 31.6 -0.5 27.6 -4 25.2 -2.4 25.9 0.7 24.7 -1.2 25.3 0.6
First Pitch Swing % 23.4 26 2.6 23.9 -2.1 25.6 1.7 29.3 3.7 34.4 5.1 22.7 -11.7
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 53.7 -5.7
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Statcast Shift Statistics

SeasonBat SidePAShifts%wOBA - No ShiftwOBA - Shift
2016 L 512 176 34.4 .340 .268
2017 L 599 105 17.5 .369 .327
2018 L 580 134 23.1 .339 .393
2019 L 267 124 46.4 .236 .261
2020 L 179 95 53.1 .292 .328
2021 L 242 146 60.3 .284 .296

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