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Trevor Bauer
P | B/T: R/R | 6' 1" 205LBS | Age: 30

Draft: 2011 | Rd: 1, #3, Arizona Diamondbacks | UCLA
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Stats

W L ERA G GS SV IP SO WHIP
2020 5 4 1.73 11 11 0 73.0 100 0.79
9 Seasons 75 64 3.90 205 195 1 1190.0 1279 1.26
G W-L ERA IP SO WHIP
2020 11 5-4 1.73 73.0 100 0.79
9 Seasons 205 75-64 3.90 1190.0 1279 1.26

Statcast Statistics

Season Pitches Batted Balls Barrels Barrel % Exit Velocity Launch Angle Sweet Spot % XBA XSLG WOBA XWOBA XWOBACON Hard Hit % K % BB % ERA xERA
2015 2869 490 29 5.9 88.1 15.9 31.8 .225 .369 .315 .306 .346 34.4 22.8 10.6 4.55 4.02
2016 3092 564 32 5.7 89.6 9.9 30.3 .252 .396 .310 .317 .360 41.2 20.7 8.6 4.26 4.40
2017 3148 488 38 7.8 89.4 9.7 36.1 .249 .418 .332 .318 .395 39.2 26.2 8 4.18 4.42
2018 2853 430 19 4.4 87.8 12 33 .196 .307 .260 .259 .328 29.1 30.8 7.9 2.21 2.81
2019 3687 557 48 8.6 88.7 16.4 33.9 .224 .403 .316 .310 .382 37.5 27.8 9 4.48 4.32
2020 1165 158 10 6.3 88.5 20.9 25.9 .163 .287 .227 .225 .310 38 36 6.1 1.73 2.13
16814 2687 176 6.6 88.8 13.3 32.6 .225 .374 .302 .298 .360 36.7 26.3 8.7
6.4 88.3 11.9 32.8 .243 .402 .318 .312 .362 35.1 21.8 8.3

Statcast Pitch Arsenal

Bauer relies on 6 pitches.
4-Seam Fastball
(40.9%) ,
Cutter
(19.7%) ,
Slider
(16.5%) ,
Curveball
(15.7%) ,
Sinker
(7%) ,
Changeup
(0.3%) ,


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Pitch Tracking

Year Pitch Type # # RHB # LHB % MPH PA AB H 1B 2B 3B HR SO BBE BA XBA SLG XSLG WOBA XWOBA EV LA Spin Whiff% PutAway%
2020 4-Seam Fastball 476 218 258 40.9 93.5 109 100 14 7 2 0 5 43 57 .140 .145 .310 .303 .228 .228 92.3 32 2776 23.5 29.7
2020 Cutter 230 95 135 19.7 85.0 35 31 6 4 0 2 0 7 24 .194 .200 .323 .265 .271 .260 87.8 22 2908 41.2 25.9
2020 Slider 192 156 36 16.5 80.7 55 53 4 3 0 0 1 18 35 .075 .137 .132 .230 .110 .178 80.2 17 2941 33.7 23.4
2020 Curveball 183 56 127 15.7 79.7 50 49 9 5 2 1 1 26 23 .184 .194 .327 .274 .223 .212 89.3 -8 2933 38.5 25.7
2020 Sinker 81 29 52 7.0 93.4 27 24 7 6 0 0 1 6 18 .292 .182 .417 .387 .347 .287 89.0 26 2796 14.3 16.2
2020 Changeup 3 0 3 0.3 84.3 1 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 1.000 .153 4.000 .500 1.980 .250 94.4 31 1413 0.0 0.0
2019 4-Seam Fastball 1418 734 684 38.5 94.5 350 289 79 35 20 4 20 55 238 .273 .273 .578 .570 .402 .403 91.5 24 2412 21.6 16.0
2019 Curveball 724 265 459 19.6 79.1 161 155 26 16 6 1 3 67 89 .168 .202 .277 .302 .200 .231 88.9 2 2549 31.9 24.6
2019 Cutter 612 411 201 16.6 84.6 110 93 29 20 7 0 2 13 83 .312 .242 .452 .373 .363 .321 86.8 17 2640 37.0 17.6
2019 Slider 511 467 44 13.9 79.6 161 145 27 14 7 2 4 70 77 .186 .157 .345 .263 .257 .224 79.8 19 2736 43.9 26.9
2019 Changeup 280 36 244 7.6 86.0 56 54 13 9 1 0 3 12 42 .241 .264 .426 .417 .290 .302 89.3 7 1697 30.6 16.2
2019 Sinker 141 78 63 3.8 94.8 73 64 10 6 2 0 2 36 28 .156 .145 .281 .244 .243 .230 88.1 7 2353 20.0 28.8
! Note: Years are in reverse order.
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Pitch Movement


How this works: Every pitch is affected by the forces of gravity, which means that every pitch drops on its way from the mound to the plate. These numbers are reported with gravity, which makes them larger and different than other pitch movement numbers you may have seen. Since gravity requires time, and slower pitches aren’t ‘better’ just because they have more time to move, the movement of a pitch is compared to ‘average’ movement by comparing it to other MLB pitch types within +/- 2 MPH and from within +/- 0.5 feet of extension and release.
Vertical Movement (inches) Horizontal Movement (inches)
Year Pitch Team Hand # MPH Inches of Drop vs Avg % vs Avg Inches of Break vs Avg % Break vs Avg
2020 Slider CIN R 192 80.7 45.3 3.5 8 17.5 8.8 101
2020 Curveball CIN R 183 79.7 63.6 11 21 8.8 -0.4 -5
2020 Cutter CIN R 230 85 38.5 -7 -22 5.5 2.4 75
2020 Sinker CIN R 81 93.4 12.7 -8.8 -41 13.1 -1.5 -10
2020 Changeup CIN R 3 84.3 27.6 -4.4 -14 11.6 -1.8 -14
2020 4-Seamer CIN R 476 93.5 11.6 3.9 25 9.1 1.5 20
2019 Changeup CIN R 280 86 28.3 -2.5 -8 15.4 1.1 8
2019 Cutter CIN R 612 84.6 40.7 -8 -25 5.7 2.6 87
2019 4-Seamer CIN R 1418 94.5 13.6 1.9 12 9.7 1.5 19
2019 Curveball CIN R 724 79.1 63.6 9.3 17 8.3 -1.5 -16
2019 Slider CIN R 511 79.6 46.7 2.8 6 19 8.4 79
2019 Sinker CIN R 141 94.8 19.3 -2.3 -10 15.9 0.7 5
2018 Curveball CLE R 762 79.1 63.8 9.3 17 8.3 -0.7 -8
2018 Slider CLE R 391 82 43.2 1.9 5 13.5 6.1 83
2018 Changeup CLE R 200 87 29.3 -1 -3 15.7 1.6 12
2018 4-Seamer CLE R 1050 94.5 14.2 1.2 8 8.3 0.3 4
2018 Sinker CLE R 149 94.4 19.7 -1.7 -8 15.4 0.4 2
2018 Cutter CLE R 298 86.7 35.9 -7.1 -25 5.4 3.1 134
2017 Slider CLE R 36 84.7 40.4 5 14 0.1 -4.5 -103
2017 Curveball CLE R 940 78.6 62.4 8.5 16 7.9 -0.6 -7
2017 Cutter CLE R 371 86.6 32.4 -3.9 -14 4.2 2.1 100
2017 4-Seamer CLE R 1116 94.1 12.9 1.6 11 9.6 1 12
2017 Sinker CLE R 422 93.5 17.9 -2.9 -14 15.8 0.7 5
2017 Changeup CLE R 242 86.8 28.4 -0.5 -2 14.3 0.2 1
2016 Changeup CLE R 371 87 26.4 -2.3 -8 14 0 0
2016 Curveball CLE R 595 77.6 62.8 8.4 15 7.5 -0.7 -9
2016 Cutter CLE R 522 89.6 22.1 2 8 1.1 0.8 282
2016 Sinker CLE R 805 93.8 16.8 -2.6 -14 14.7 -0.1 0
2016 4-Seamer CLE R 713 94 13 1.2 9 9.4 0.3 4
! 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 Changeup 37.7 1 3 0.3 1 1 4 2 0 0 0 .153 .5 .25 0
2020 Sinker 1 1 81 7 27 .292 .417 .352 14.3 22.2 16.2 .182 .387 .288 27.8
2020 Cutter -0.8 -2 230 19.7 35 .194 .323 .326 41.2 20 25.9 .2 .265 .259 41.7
2020 Curveball -1 -2 183 15.7 50 .184 .327 .244 38.5 52 25.7 .194 .274 .211 43.5
2020 Slider -3.9 -7 192 16.5 55 .075 .132 .111 33.7 32.7 23.4 .137 .23 .178 22.9
2020 4-Seamer -2.2 -11 476 40.9 109 .14 .31 .239 23.5 39.4 29.7 .145 .303 .229 47.4
2019 Changeup 0.6 2 280 7.6 56 .241 .426 .315 30.6 21.4 16.2 .264 .417 .302 38.1
2019 Sinker -1.6 -2 141 3.8 73 .156 .281 .249 20 49.3 28.8 .145 .244 .231 25
2019 Cutter 0.3 2 612 16.6 110 .312 .452 .38 37 11.8 17.6 .242 .373 .321 33.7
2019 Slider 0.1 1 511 13.9 161 .186 .345 .269 43.9 43.5 26.9 .157 .263 .224 22.1
2019 Curveball -1.3 -10 724 19.6 161 .168 .277 .211 31.9 41.6 24.6 .202 .302 .23 34.8
2019 4-Seamer 0.8 11 1418 38.5 350 .273 .578 .423 21.6 15.7 16 .273 .57 .404 46.2
2018 Changeup -0.9 -2 200 7 46 .133 .2 .155 36 26.1 31.6 .148 .171 .154 15.2
2018 Cutter -0.8 -2 298 10.4 62 .293 .517 .381 41.1 14.5 21.4 .238 .368 .289 20.4
2018 Sinker 0.8 1 149 5.2 79 .238 .286 .328 6.7 41.8 27.3 .14 .187 .25 38.7
2018 Curveball -1.5 -11 762 26.7 146 .227 .298 .238 39.3 38.4 27.3 .224 .322 .247 37.9
2018 Slider -3.4 -13 391 13.7 153 .1 .16 .129 41.8 54.9 27.5 .119 .173 .138 13.6
2018 4-Seamer -1.3 -14 1050 36.8 229 .261 .383 .356 20.8 11.8 17.9 .255 .455 .366 34.1
2017 Slider -0.1 0 36 1.1 10 .333 .444 .375 44.4 20 15.4 .319 .397 .349 42.9
2017 Changeup 0.6 1 242 7.7 63 .305 .542 .376 25.2 12.7 12.9 .323 .541 .382 32.7
2017 Cutter 0 0 371 11.8 72 .235 .471 .319 39.4 37.5 23.3 .224 .448 .304 51.2
2017 Sinker 2.5 11 422 13.4 139 .308 .573 .424 9 25.9 16.3 .28 .515 .391 48.1
2017 Curveball -0.6 -5 940 29.9 202 .218 .311 .251 31.5 36.6 22.9 .199 .286 .228 32.5
2017 4-Seamer -0.4 -5 1116 35.5 257 .285 .469 .364 16.7 18.3 20.7 .264 .449 .342 38.8
! Note: Years are in reverse order.
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Spin Direction

Year Pitch Type Pitches MPH Active Spin % Total Movement (In.) Spin-Based Observed Deviation
2020 Curveball 156 79.6 97 24.9 6:45 6:45 0
2020 Cutter 196 84.9 35 6.9 8:45 8:15 30
2020 4-Seam Fastball 442 93.5 94 21.5 1:00 12:45 15
2020 Sinker 72 93.3 93 22.9 1:00 1:15 -15
2020 Slider 160 80.6 65 19.3 7:45 8:30 -45
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Swing/Take

Runs
Year Team PA Pitches Heart Shadow Chase Waste All
2016 849 3278 -17 -15 23 10 1
2017 782 3298 -6 -27 22 13 1
2018 735 2925 -17 -42 15 5 -40
2019 911 3686 5 -43 27 15 3
2020 304 1268 -17 -15 4 4 -24
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Plate Discipline

Season Pitches Zone % Zone Swing % Zone Contact % Chase % Chase Contact % Edge % 1st Pitch Strike % Swing % Whiff % Meatball % Meatball Swing %
2015 2869 48.6 66.4 85.9 25.7 54.2 42.9 59.1 45.3 22.6 7.5 74.9
2016 3092 50.7 63.6 84 24.6 57.5 41.1 59.9 44.2 22.5 7.8 70.2
2017 3148 49.3 63 84.7 21.9 50.9 41.7 56.9 42.2 23.7 7.4 70.1
2018 2853 48 62.7 80.1 28.9 44.9 40.8 63.7 45.1 31.5 7 76
2019 3687 46.7 64.9 81.2 28 48 39.9 59.6 45.3 29.3 6.8 70.3
2020 1165 47 65.8 77.5 29.1 52.2 42 59 46.4 30.2 7.3 78.8
16814 48.5 64.2 82.8 26.1 50.8 41.3 59.8 44.5 26.3 7.3 72.6
48.4 66.6 82.2 28.4 59 42.6 60.6 46.9 24.3 7.2 75.7

Batted Ball Profile

Season GB % FB % LD % PU % Pull % Straight % Oppo % Weak % Topped % Under % Flare/Burner % Solid % Barrel %
2015 40.6 24.1 25.9 9.4 38.8 37.3 23.9 2.4 30.2 28.6 23.7 6.1 5.9
2016 49.1 16.7 28 6.2 34.9 37.6 27.5 2.8 37.4 20.2 25 4.8 5.7
2017 46.7 19.3 27.7 6.4 35.2 39.3 25.2 3.9 33.8 20.3 28.3 5.1 7.8
2018 45.3 22.6 25.3 6.7 40.5 38.1 21.4 3.5 34.7 25.6 24.2 7 4.4
2019 38.8 28.2 23.7 9.3 40.4 35.7 23.9 3.4 29.3 29.4 22.6 5.9 8.6
2020 36.1 26.6 21.5 15.8 35.4 36.7 27.8 5.1 25.3 39.2 16.5 7.6 6.3
43.6 22.4 25.9 8.1 37.7 37.5 24.7 3.3 32.6 25.6 24.2 5.8 6.6
45.3 22 25.7 7.1 36.6 37.9 25.5 3.5 33.5 24.3 24.5 5.6 6.4

Percentile Rankings

Year xwOBA xBA xSLG xISO xOBP Brl Brl% EV HardHit% K% BB% Whiff% xERA FB Velo FB Spin CB Spin
2015 42 65 55 41 34 12 27 51 43 67 9 50 42 41 54 72
2016 36 38 48 59 31 18 56 21 5 49 39 44 36 50 65 64
2017 41 43 38 37 54 4 15 6 7 76 56 47 41 47 72 65
2018 93 91 91 88 89 41 86 67 92 90 55 86 93 55 82 70
2019 48 70 53 40 53 1 22 47 41 77 34 75 48 32 90 59
2020 99 97 93 76 99 23 59 47 46 95 80 74 99 24 100 92
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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 22.1 34 30.3 4 12 26 12 35.3
2020 24.4 9 6.6 2 3 5 3 33.3

Expected Home Runs by Park

Year HR
2019 34 34 33 32 39 29 27 37 31 29 32 35 19 26 29 35 21 32 26 32 20 26 24 32 33 36 33 27 36 24 40
2020 9 7 7 7 8 7 6 7 8 5 9 7 4 6 7 8 4 6 5 6 3 7 6 6 7 8 9 6 9 6 8
! 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 +/-  
Fastball Velocity 92.1 92.8 0.7 92.5 -0.3 93 0.5 91.7 -1.3 91 -0.7
Offspeed Velocity 85.8 87 1.2 86.8 -0.2 87 0.2 86 -1 84.3 -1.7
Breaking Velocity 80.7 77.6 -3.1 78.8 1.2 80.1 1.3 79.3 -0.8 80.2 0.9
Exit Velocity 88.1 89.6 1.5 89.4 -0.2 87.8 -1.6 88.7 0.9 88.5 -0.2
Launch Angle 15.9 9.9 -6 9.7 -0.2 12 2.3 16.4 4.4 20.9 4.5
Barrel % 5.9 5.7 -0.2 7.8 2.1 4.4 -3.4 8.6 4.2 6.3 -2.3
Hard Hit % 34.4 41.2 6.8 39.2 -2 29.1 -10.1 37.5 8.4 38 0.5
Sweet Spot % 31.8 30.3 -1.5 36.1 5.8 33 -3.1 33.9 0.9 25.9 -8
xBA .225 .252 0.027 .249 -0.003 .196 -0.053 .224 0.028 .163 -0.061
BA .232 .248 0.016 .266 0.018 .208 -0.058 .23 0.022 .159 -0.071
xwOBA .306 .317 0.011 .318 0.001 .259 -0.059 .31 0.051 .225 -0.085
wOBA .315 .31 -0.005 .332 0.022 .26 -0.072 .316 0.056 .227 -0.089
xSLG .369 .396 0.027 .418 0.022 .307 -0.111 .403 0.096 .287 -0.116
SLG .394 .393 -0.001 .446 0.053 .302 -0.144 .429 0.127 .302 -0.127
K% 22.8 20.7 -2.1 26.2 5.5 30.8 4.6 27.8 -3 36 8.2
BB% 10.6 8.6 -2 8 -0.6 7.9 -0.1 9 1.1 6.1 -2.9
Swing % 45.3 44.2 -1.1 42.2 -2 45.1 2.9 45.3 0.2 46.4 1.1
Whiff% 22.6 22.5 -0.1 23.7 1.2 31.5 7.8 29.3 -2.2 30.2 0.9
In Zone Swing % 48.6 50.7 2.1 49.3 -1.4 48 -1.3 46.7 -1.3 47 0.3
Out of Zone Swing % 51.4 49.3 -2.1 50.7 1.4 52 1.3 53.3 1.3 53 -0.3
First Pitch Swing % 31.2 27.1 -4.1 22 -5.1 31.4 9.4 30.2 -1.2 32 1.8
First Pitch Strike % 59.1 59.9 0.8 56.9 -3 63.7 6.8 59.6 -4.1 59 -0.6
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Statcast Shift Statistics

vs RHHvs LHH
YearPAwOBAPAShifts%PAShifts%
2016 786 .308 416 12 2.9 370 76 20.5
2017 743 .333 384 18 4.7 359 67 18.7
2018 715 .260 357 3 0.8 358 88 24.6
2019 911 .316 491 17 3.5 420 149 35.5
2020 277 .227 132 9 6.8 145 112 77.2

Pitch Distribution