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

Draft: 2011 | Rd: 1, #3, Arizona Diamondbacks | UCLA
Poor Avg Great

Stats

W L ERA G GS SV IP SO WHIP
2021 6 4 2.40 13 13 0 82.1 103 0.89
10 Seasons 81 68 3.81 218 208 1 1272.1 1382 1.24
G W-L ERA IP SO WHIP
2021 13 6-4 2.40 82.1 103 0.89
10 Seasons 218 81-68 3.81 1272.1 1382 1.24

Statcast Statistics

Season Age Pitches Batted Balls Barrels Barrel % Exit Velocity Max EV Launch Angle Sweet Spot % XBA XSLG WOBA XWOBA XWOBACON HardHit% K% BB% ERA xERA
2015 24 2869 490 29 5.9 88.1 114.1 15.9 31.8 .225 .369 .314 .305 .345 34.4 22.8 10.6 4.55 4.02
2016 25 3092 564 32 5.7 89.6 112.3 9.9 30.3 .252 .396 .310 .317 .360 41.2 20.7 8.6 4.26 4.40
2017 26 3148 488 38 7.8 89.4 112 9.7 36.1 .249 .418 .332 .318 .395 39.2 26.2 8 4.18 4.45
2018 27 2853 430 19 4.4 87.8 115.7 12 33 .196 .307 .260 .259 .328 29.1 30.8 7.9 2.21 2.83
2019 28 3687 557 48 8.6 88.7 111.9 16.4 33.9 .224 .403 .316 .311 .382 37.5 27.8 9 4.48 4.35
2020 29 1165 158 10 6.3 88.5 110 20.9 25.9 .163 .287 .227 .225 .310 38 36 6.1 1.73 2.13
2021 30 1355 189 19 10.1 90 115 19.2 33.3 .186 .369 .251 .275 .359 43.4 32 8.4 2.40 2.98
18169 2876 195 6.8 88.8 115.7 13.7 32.6 .222 .374 .298 .296 .360 37.1 26.7 8.6
6.5 88.3 122.2 11.9 32.8 .243 .403 .317 .312 .363 35.3 22 8.4

Statcast Pitch Arsenal

Bauer relies on 6 pitches.
4-Seam Fastball
(45.2%) ,
Cutter
(21%) ,
Slider
(18.7%) ,
Curveball
(11.7%) ,
Sinker
(2%) ,
Changeup
(1.3%) ,


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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 Ext. Whiff% PutAway%
2021 4-Seam Fastball 612 257 355 45.2 93.8 152 133 19 11 3 1 4 46 87 .143 .200 .271 .416 .239 .310 93.5 26 2826 6.5 24.1 25.4
2021 Cutter 285 173 112 21.0 85.3 54 48 13 6 3 0 4 13 37 .271 .198 .583 .391 .386 .281 81.6 14 2912 6.4 33.1 23.6
2021 Slider 254 221 33 18.7 80.7 57 53 5 3 1 0 1 19 34 .094 .120 .170 .215 .153 .182 83.8 20 3006 6.3 40.2 20.7
2021 Curveball 159 50 109 11.7 79.6 42 40 8 3 1 0 4 16 24 .200 .252 .525 .487 .322 .328 93.9 9 3029 6.3 34.4 20.3
2021 Sinker 27 19 8 2.0 94.2 12 11 0 0 0 0 0 7 4 .000 .041 .000 .051 .058 .093 74.5 -12 2722 6.5 13.3 38.9
2021 Changeup 18 1 17 1.3 87.0 5 5 1 1 0 0 0 2 3 .200 .197 .200 .267 .177 .199 91.7 11 1954 6.6 50.0 33.3
2020 4-Seam Fastball 552 246 306 47.4 93.5 134 122 21 13 2 0 6 49 73 .172 .155 .336 .324 .255 .244 91.7 30 2779 6.5 22.4 27.5
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 6.4 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 2951 6.4 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 2926 6.3 38.5 25.7
2020 Sinker 4 1 3 0.3 94.1 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .000 .004 .000 .004 .000 .003 86.3 69 2780 6.6 0.0 0.0
2020 Changeup 4 0 4 0.3 85.0 1 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 1.000 .153 4.000 .500 1.979 .250 94.4 31 1731 6.6 0.0 0.0
! 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 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 25.3 21.5 17.1 35.4 36.7 27.8 5.1 25.3 39.2 16.5 7.6 6.3
2021 34.4 38.6 18.5 8.5 41.8 35.4 22.8 5.3 23.3 36.5 18 6.9 10.1
43 23.4 25.4 8.2 38 37.4 24.6 3.4 32 26.4 23.8 5.9 6.8
45.2 22.1 25.5 7.1 36.6 37.9 25.5 3.6 33.4 24.3 24.5 5.6 6.5

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
2021 Slider LAD R 233 80.6 44.8 2.9 7 17.2 7.1 70
2021 Curveball LAD R 139 79.6 63.6 10 19 9.3 -0.1 -1
2021 Sinker LAD R 27 94.2 16.5 -4.6 -22 16.6 1.3 9
2021 Cutter LAD R 271 85.2 36.9 -6 -20 5.2 2.1 69
2021 4-Seamer LAD R 552 93.8 11.1 3.6 25 10.4 2.7 35
2021 Changeup LAD R 16 87 28.5 -2.2 -7 17.5 2.6 18
2020 Slider CIN R 192 80.7 45.3 3.6 9 17.5 8.9 103
2020 Sinker CIN R 4 94.1 16.3 -4.8 -23 15.9 1.2 8
2020 Curveball CIN R 183 79.7 63.6 11.1 21 8.8 -0.5 -5
2020 4-Seamer CIN R 552 93.5 11.7 3.8 24 9.6 2 27
2020 Cutter CIN R 230 85 38.5 -7.1 -23 5.5 2.4 79
2020 Changeup CIN R 4 85 24.6 -6.9 -22 9.8 -3.5 -26
2019 Cutter CIN R 608 84.6 40.6 -8.1 -25 5.6 2.6 87
2019 4-Seamer CIN R 1462 94.5 13.8 1.7 11 9.8 1.7 20
2019 Changeup CIN R 283 86 28.1 -2.5 -8 15.3 1.1 7
2019 Curveball CIN R 726 79.1 63.6 9.4 17 8.3 -1.5 -15
2019 Sinker CIN R 94 94.7 19.2 -2.4 -11 16.8 1.6 11
2019 Slider CIN R 513 79.6 46.8 2.9 7 19 8.4 80
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 Changeup CLE R 200 87 29.3 -0.9 -3 15.7 1.6 12
2018 Cutter CLE R 298 86.7 35.9 -7.2 -25 5.4 3.1 137
2018 Curveball CLE R 762 79.1 63.8 9.4 17 8.3 -0.7 -7
2018 Slider CLE R 391 82 43.2 2 5 13.5 6.2 84
2017 Cutter CLE R 374 86.5 32.4 -4 -14 4.2 2.1 100
2017 Slider CLE R 36 84.7 40.4 5 14 0.1 -4.5 -103
2017 Sinker CLE R 423 93.6 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
2017 Curveball CLE R 945 78.6 62.4 8.5 16 7.9 -0.6 -7
2017 4-Seamer CLE R 1125 94.1 12.9 1.6 11 9.6 1 12
2016 4-Seamer CLE R 713 94 13 1.2 9 9.4 0.3 3
2016 Changeup CLE R 371 87 26.4 -2.3 -8 14 0 0
2016 Curveball CLE R 595 77.6 62.8 8.5 16 7.5 -0.7 -8
2016 Cutter CLE R 522 89.6 22.1 1.9 8 1.1 0.8 287
2016 Sinker CLE R 805 93.8 16.8 -2.6 -14 14.7 -0.1 0
! 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 %
2021 Changeup 4.7 1 18 1.3 5 .2 .2 .36 50 40 33.3 .197 .267 .199 66.7
2021 Sinker -5.7 -2 27 2 12 0 0 .058 13.3 58.3 38.9 .041 .051 .094 0
2021 Curveball 4.9 8 159 11.7 42 .2 .525 .318 34.4 38.1 20.3 .252 .487 .328 45.8
2021 Cutter 0.7 2 285 21 54 .271 .583 .414 33.1 24.1 23.6 .198 .391 .294 37.8
2021 Slider -2.4 -6 254 18.7 57 .094 .17 .154 40.2 33.3 20.7 .12 .215 .182 26.5
2021 4-Seamer -2.7 -17 612 45.2 152 .143 .271 .252 24.1 30.3 25.4 .2 .416 .312 52.9
2020 Changeup 27.3 1 4 0.3 1 1 4 2 0 0 0 .153 .5 .25 0
2020 Sinker -6.3 0 4 0.3 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .004 .004 .003 0
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 -1.7 -10 552 47.4 134 .172 .336 .265 22.4 36.6 27.5 .155 .324 .244 43.8
2019 Sinker -4.2 -4 94 2.5 53 .156 .178 .231 16.3 45.3 29.3 .142 .176 .223 19
2019 Changeup 0.5 1 283 7.7 57 .236 .418 .31 30.4 21.1 16.2 .26 .41 .297 37.2
2019 Cutter 0.3 2 608 16.5 110 .312 .452 .38 37.2 11.8 18.1 .242 .373 .321 33.7
2019 Curveball -1.3 -10 726 19.7 161 .168 .277 .211 31.8 41.6 24.5 .202 .302 .23 34.8
2019 Slider 0.1 1 513 13.9 161 .186 .345 .269 43.9 43.5 26.8 .157 .263 .224 22.1
2019 4-Seamer 0.9 13 1462 39.7 369 .267 .577 .417 21.8 18.2 17.4 .266 .562 .397 46.3
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 .246 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 .381 32.7
2017 Cutter 0.1 0 374 11.9 72 .235 .471 .319 39.2 37.5 23.3 .224 .448 .304 51.2
2017 Sinker 2.6 11 423 13.4 140 .314 .576 .428 9 25.7 16.2 .279 .513 .39 48.8
2017 Curveball -0.7 -6 945 30 205 .214 .306 .248 31.4 36.6 23 .197 .283 .226 32
2017 4-Seamer -0.5 -5 1125 35.7 258 .284 .467 .362 17 18.6 21 .263 .447 .341 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 155 79.6 98 24.9 6:45 6:45 0
2020 Cutter 183 84.8 34 6.9 9:00 8:15 45
2020 4-Seam Fastball 508 93.5 94 21.7 1:00 1:00 0
2020 Slider 148 80.5 65 19.5 7:45 8:30 -45
2021 Changeup 16 87 94 19.5 1:45 2:15 -30
2021 Curveball 136 79.6 94 24.9 6:45 6:45 0
2021 Cutter 231 85.2 27 6.1 9:00 8:45 15
2021 4-Seam Fastball 520 93.8 94 22.6 1:00 1:00 0
2021 Sinker 26 94.2 93 22.2 1:00 1:45 -45
2021 Slider 209 80.6 60 18.9 7:45 8:30 -45
! Note: This table is showing data from the PITCHER perspective.
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Swing/Take

Runs
Year Team PA Pitches Heart Shadow Chase Waste All
2012 77 323 2 -2 1 2 4
2013 81 350 -4 1 6 1 4
2014 659 2576 1 -13 12 9 8
2015 728 2798 -11 -5 17 6 7
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
2021 322 1355 -11 -17 9 6 -14
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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
2021 1355 48 64.5 80.7 28.7 44.6 40.5 62.1 45.8 30 8 79.8
18169 48.4 64.2 82.6 26.3 50.2 41.2 59.9 44.6 26.6 7.3 73.2
48.4 66.7 82.1 28.4 58.7 42.6 60.5 46.9 24.5 7.2 75.8

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 35 12 27 51 42 67 9 50 42 42 54 72
2016 36 37 48 59 31 18 56 21 5 49 39 44 36 50 65 64
2017 39 43 38 37 54 4 15 6 7 76 56 47 39 47 72 64
2018 93 91 91 88 89 41 86 67 92 90 55 86 93 55 82 70
2019 47 70 53 41 53 1 22 47 41 77 34 75 47 34 90 59
2020 99 97 93 76 99 23 59 47 46 95 80 74 99 24 100 92
2021 83 92 70 37 92 4 26 31 28 87 51 69 83 19 100 96
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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
2021 23.5 13 11.5 2 8 5 8 61.5

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
2021 13 12 13 13 12 11 12 13 10 12 14 12 8 10 11 12 9 12 12 12 10 11 10 13 11 12 14 10 14 9 12
! 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 +/-  
Fastball Velocity 92.1 92.8 0.7 92.5 -0.3 93 0.5 91.8 -1.2 91 -0.8 91.2 0.2
Offspeed Velocity 85.8 87 1.2 86.8 -0.2 87 0.2 86 -1 85 -1 87 2
Breaking Velocity 80.7 77.6 -3.1 78.8 1.2 80.1 1.3 79.3 -0.8 80.2 0.9 80.3 0.1
Exit Velocity 88.1 89.6 1.5 89.4 -0.2 87.8 -1.6 88.7 0.9 88.5 -0.2 90 1.5
Launch Angle 15.9 9.9 -6 9.7 -0.2 12 2.3 16.4 4.4 20.9 4.5 19.2 -1.7
Barrel % 5.9 5.7 -0.2 7.8 2.1 4.4 -3.4 8.6 4.2 6.3 -2.3 10.1 3.8
Hard Hit % 34.4 41.2 6.8 39.2 -2 29.1 -10.1 37.5 8.4 38 0.5 43.4 5.4
Sweet Spot % 31.8 30.3 -1.5 36.1 5.8 33 -3.1 33.9 0.9 25.9 -8 33.3 7.4
xBA .225 .252 0.027 .249 -0.003 .196 -0.053 .224 0.028 .163 -0.061 .186 0.023
BA .232 .248 0.016 .266 0.018 .208 -0.058 .23 0.022 .159 -0.071 .159 0
xwOBA .305 .317 0.012 .318 0.001 .259 -0.059 .311 0.052 .225 -0.086 .275 0.05
wOBA .314 .31 -0.004 .332 0.022 .26 -0.072 .316 0.056 .227 -0.089 .251 0.024
xSLG .369 .396 0.027 .418 0.022 .307 -0.111 .403 0.096 .287 -0.116 .369 0.082
SLG .394 .393 -0.001 .446 0.053 .302 -0.144 .429 0.127 .302 -0.127 .328 0.026
K% 22.8 20.7 -2.1 26.2 5.5 30.8 4.6 27.8 -3 36 8.2 32 -4
BB% 10.6 8.6 -2 8 -0.6 7.9 -0.1 9 1.1 6.1 -2.9 8.4 2.3
Swing % 45.3 44.2 -1.1 42.2 -2 45.1 2.9 45.3 0.2 46.4 1.1 45.8 -0.6
Whiff% 22.6 22.5 -0.1 23.7 1.2 31.5 7.8 29.3 -2.2 30.2 0.9 30 -0.2
In Zone % 48.6 50.7 2.1 49.3 -1.4 48 -1.3 46.7 -1.3 47 0.3 48 1
Out of Zone % 51.4 49.3 -2.1 50.7 1.4 52 1.3 53.3 1.3 53 -0.3 52 -1
Out of Zone Swing % 25.7 24.6 -1.1 21.9 -2.7 28.9 7 28 -0.9 29.1 1.1 28.7 -0.4
First Pitch Swing % 31.2 27.1 -4.1 22 -5.1 31.4 9.4 30.2 -1.2 32 1.8 29.2 -2.8
First Pitch Strike % 59.1 59.9 0.8 56.9 -3 63.7 6.8 59.6 -4.1 59 -0.6 62.1 3.1
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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
2021 322 .251 173 112 64.7 149 125 83.9

Pitch Distribution