Ty Buttrey
P | B/T: L/R | 6' 6" 240LBS | Age: 29

Draft: 2012 | Rd: 4, #151, Boston Red Sox | Providence Sr. HS (NC)

Stats

W L ERA G GS SV IP SO WHIP
2020 2 3 5.81 27 0 5 26.1 18 1.41
3 Seasons 8 11 4.30 115 0 11 115.0 122 1.30
G W-L ERA IP SO WHIP
2020 27 2-3 5.81 26.1 18 1.41
3 Seasons 115 8-11 4.30 115.0 122 1.30

Statcast 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% ERA xERA
2018 25 300 45 3 6.7 4.3 85.1 111.8 3.0 35.6 .280 .395 .262 .322 .426 28.9 28.6 7.1 3.31 4.42
2019 26 1225 197 11 5.6 3.6 90.0 109.6 13.6 35.0 .244 .397 .298 .310 .388 41.2 27.2 7.4 3.98 4.23
2020 27 428 84 6 7.1 5.4 90.1 115.0 5.5 34.5 .269 .450 .344 .324 .363 41.7 16.1 8.0 5.81 4.48
Player 1953 326 20 6.1 4.1 89.4 115.0 10.1 35.0 .255 .408 .303 .315 .387 39.6 24.8 7.5
MLB 6.7 4.6 88.4 122.4 12.1 33.0 .245 .405 .316 .315 .368 35.8 22.1 8.4
! Note: All figures in this table cover the period 2015-present.

Statcast Pitch Arsenal

Buttrey relies on 3 pitches.
4-Seam Fastball
(58.2%) ,
Slider
(22.2%) ,
Changeup
(19.6%) ,


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Pitch Tracking



Batted Ball Profile

Season GB % FB % LD % PU % Pull % Straight % Oppo % Weak % Topped % Under % Flare/Burner % Solid % Barrel % Barrel/PA
2018 57.8 8.9 28.9 4.4 51.1 17.8 31.1 4.4 37.8 11.1 35.6 2.2 6.7 4.3
2019 44.7 20.8 26.4 8.1 31.5 33.0 35.5 1.0 33.5 24.9 27.4 6.1 5.6 3.6
2020 48.8 19.0 28.6 3.6 35.7 32.1 32.1 4.8 36.9 17.9 26.2 7.1 7.1 5.4
Player 47.5 18.7 27.3 6.4 35.3 30.7 34.0 2.5 35.0 21.2 28.2 5.8 6.1 4.1
MLB 44.9 23.1 25.0 7.1 36.8 37.7 25.4 3.8 33.0 24.6 24.4 5.7 6.7 4.6
! Note: All figures in this table cover the period 2015-present.

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 LAA R 95 82.2 42.9 3.3 8 0.6 -4.5 -88
2020 4-Seamer LAA R 249 96.1 16.5 -3.4 -26 13.3 6.3 91
2020 Changeup LAA R 84 86.2 34.0 4.4 15 17.0 3.4 25
2019 Sinker LAA R 1 95.3 24.0 3.0 14 22.5 7.6 51
2019 Changeup LAA R 162 87.6 32.2 2.8 9 17.3 3.6 27
2019 4-Seamer LAA R 690 97.1 15.0 -1.4 -11 12.6 5.1 69
2019 Slider LAA R 357 83.8 43.0 3.0 8 2.5 -2.8 -52
2018 Slider LAA R 75 82.1 43.8 1.8 4 0.3 -6.8 -105
2018 4-Seamer LAA R 174 95.9 15.5 -1.3 -9 12.8 5.4 74
2018 Changeup LAA R 50 86.0 34.3 4.0 13 18.1 4.8 36
! 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 4-Seamer 0.4 1 249 58.2 73 .318 .515 .376 16.8 15.1 14.1 .269 .458 .331 38.6
2020 Slider 1.0 1 95 22.2 15 .250 .417 .320 28.6 6.7 4.0 .342 .510 .382 50.0
2020 Changeup -1.5 -1 84 19.6 21 .190 .476 .276 22.2 28.6 20.7 .226 .391 .260 46.7
2019 4-Seamer -0.5 -4 690 56.3 183 .262 .378 .331 25.5 25.7 23.4 .263 .412 .329 41.9
2019 Slider -0.9 -3 357 29.1 92 .198 .349 .283 31.1 33.7 25.2 .205 .387 .278 35.7
2019 Changeup 1.3 2 162 13.2 31 .308 .462 .369 26.1 19.4 17.1 .249 .334 .318 52.4
2019 Sinker 20.9 0 1 0.1 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2018 4-Seamer -1.2 -2 174 58.0 41 .243 .324 .281 19.3 26.8 18.3 .258 .426 .323 33.3
2018 Slider 0.2 0 76 25.3 16 .214 .286 .291 55.9 37.5 24.0 .306 .350 .314 33.3
2018 Changeup 0.0 0 50 16.7 13 .250 .250 .262 30.4 23.1 20.0 .316 .353 .332 11.1
! 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 Changeup 71 86.1 93 17.7 2:15 2:45 -30
2020 4-Seam Fastball 235 96.1 99 18.8 1:30 1:30 0
2020 Slider 86 82.2 31 5.5 5:45 6:15 -30
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Swing/Take

Runs
Year Team PA Pitches Heart Shadow Chase Waste All
2018 70 300 -2 -5 5 0 -2
2019 306 1,210 -9 -8 8 4 -4
2020 109 428 -2 -3 3 3 1
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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 %
2018 300 47.7 68.5 73.5 29.9 59.6 42.0 58.6 48.3 29.7 6.3 68.4
2019 1,225 51.4 63.8 82.4 28.7 48.5 41.6 59.2 46.6 27.0 9.7 70.1
2020 428 48.8 72.2 85.4 24.7 64.8 38.6 54.5 47.9 20.0 8.4 72.2
Player 1,953 50.3 66.3 81.7 28.0 53.7 41.0 58.1 47.2 25.8 8.9 70.3
MLB 48.5 66.9 82.0 28.4 58.3 42.6 60.8 47.1 24.7 7.3 76.1
! Note: All figures in this table cover the period 2015-present.

Percentile Rankings

Year xwOBA /
xERA
xBA xSLG xISO xOBP Brl Brl% EV Hard
Hit%
K% BB% Whiff% Chase
Rate
FB
Velo
FB
Spin
CB
Spin
Extension
2018 90 52 30
2019 53 49 58 65 52 69 76 15 13 74 61 62 46 96 44 33
2020 41 23 27 35 37 46 51 19 23 11 57 11 22 89 42 14
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Expected Home Runs

Year Team Avg HR Trot Actual HR xHR HR-xHR Doubters Mostly Gone No Doubters No Doubter %
2018 -- 0 0.7 -1 2 1 0 --
2019 22.5 8 7.8 0 1 9 2 25.0
2020 22.3 4 5.4 -1 1 5 2 50.0
Player 22.5 12 13.9 -2 4 15 4 33.3

Expected Home Runs by Park

Year HR
2018 0 1 1 0 1 0 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 1
2019 8 10 8 8 7 9 7 8 8 7 8 10 5 5 7 8 6 10 6 7 10 6 6 8 10 10 10 5 7 7 12
2020 4 4 6 4 5 6 0 6 6 5 6 5 4 5 5 7 7 5 4 7 6 5 5 5 5 7 5 4 4 4 8
Player 12 15 15 12 13 15 8 15 15 13 14 15 9 11 13 16 14 16 11 15 17 11 12 13 16 18 15 9 12 11 21
! 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 +/-  
Fastball Velocity 95.9 97.1 1.2 96.1 -1
Offspeed Velocity 86 87.6 1.6 86.2 -1.4
Breaking Velocity 82.1 83.8 1.7 82.2 -1.6
Exit Velocity 85.1 90 4.9 90.1 0.1
Launch Angle 3 13.6 10.6 5.5 -8.1
Barrel % 6.7 5.6 -1.1 7.1 1.5
Hard Hit % 28.9 41.2 12.3 41.7 0.5
Sweet Spot % 35.6 35 -0.6 34.5 -0.5
xBA .28 .244 -0.036 .269 0.025
BA .238 .247 0.009 .283 0.036
xwOBA .322 .31 -0.012 .324 0.014
wOBA .262 .298 0.036 .344 0.046
xSLG .395 .397 0.002 .45 0.053
SLG .302 .376 0.074 .495 0.119
K% 28.6 27.2 -1.4 16.1 -11.1
BB% 7.1 7.4 0.3 8 0.6
Swing % 48.3 46.6 -1.7 47.9 1.3
Whiff% 29.7 27 -2.7 20 -7
In Zone % 47.7 51.4 3.7 48.8 -2.6
Out of Zone % 52.3 48.6 -3.7 51.2 2.6
Out of Zone Swing % 29.9 28.7 -1.2 24.7 -4
First Pitch Swing % 28.6 25.9 -2.7 30 4.1
First Pitch Strike % 58.6 59.2 0.6 54.5 -4.7
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Statcast Shift Statistics

vs RHHvs LHH
YearPAwOBAPAShifts%PAShifts%
2018 70 .262 37 0 0.0 33 1 3.0
2019 305 .299 168 5 3.0 137 19 13.9
2020 108 .339 59 4 6.8 49 13 26.5

Pitch Tempo

Bases EmptyRunners On Base
SeasonTeamPitchesTempoFast %Slow %PitchesTempoFast %Slow %
2018 78 16.5 32.1% 3.8% 57 22.3 0.0% 15.8%
2019 351 15.5 43.9% 1.7% 221 20.9 8.1% 11.8%
2020 120 16.2 33.3% 6.7% 69 19.6 8.7% 11.6%
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Pitch Distribution