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Tyler Mahle
Popularity: ↓ 1%
P | B/T: R/R | 6' 3" 210LBS | Age: 26

Draft: 2013 | Rd: 7, #225, Cincinnati Reds | Westminster (CA) HS
Poor Avg Great

Stats

W L ERA G GS SV IP SO WHIP
2020 2 2 3.59 10 9 0 47.2 60 1.15
4 Seasons 13 25 4.68 62 61 0 309.1 313 1.40
G W-L ERA IP SO WHIP
2020 10 2-2 3.59 47.2 60 1.15
4 Seasons 62 13-25 4.68 309.1 313 1.40

Statcast Statistics

Season Pitches Batted Balls Barrels Barrel % Exit Velocity Launch Angle Sweet Spot % XBA XSLG WOBA XWOBA XWOBACON HardHit% K% BB% ERA xERA
2017 369 63 1 1.6 86.2 8.4 27 .249 .337 .314 .323 .310 22.2 15.2 12 2.70 4.57
2018 2071 340 31 9.1 90.1 14.1 37.1 .262 .434 .360 .336 .394 40.3 21.7 10.5 4.98 4.89
2019 2211 387 29 7.5 89.2 9.4 32.3 .241 .412 .326 .303 .364 37.6 23.2 6.1 5.14 4.11
2020 852 116 7 6 87.4 20.8 33.6 .189 .345 .290 .284 .340 39.7 29.9 10.4 3.59 3.40
5503 906 68 7.5 89.1 12.6 33.9 .242 .406 .333 .314 .369 37.8 23.1 8.8
6.4 88.3 11.9 32.8 .243 .402 .318 .312 .362 35.1 21.8 8.3

Statcast Pitch Arsenal

Mahle relies on 4 pitches.
4-Seam Fastball
(54.9%) ,
Slider
(32.4%) ,
Split Finger
(11.7%) ,
Curveball
(0.9%) ,


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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 468 217 251 54.9 93.9 106 87 19 10 3 3 3 30 58 .218 .195 .425 .380 .338 .318 89.4 32 2389 31.6 20.8
2020 Slider 276 187 89 32.4 86.9 68 61 11 6 2 0 3 25 38 .180 .180 .361 .321 .253 .243 83.1 6 2635 41.5 22.9
2020 Split Finger 100 15 85 11.7 87.4 26 23 4 3 1 0 0 5 19 .174 .186 .217 .270 .203 .250 89.7 16 1935 22.2 20.0
2020 Curveball 8 0 8 0.9 81.6 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .260 .000 .494 .000 .302 95.1 23 2599 0.0
2019 4-Seam Fastball 1221 646 575 57.1 93.3 283 258 67 45 10 0 12 74 187 .260 .245 .438 .431 .320 .314 90.1 13 2161 21.3 18.5
2019 Curveball 495 301 194 23.2 80.4 122 113 25 13 5 1 6 25 89 .221 .256 .442 .449 .296 .318 89.1 9 2595 25.6 18.5
2019 Split Finger 273 120 153 12.8 87.0 95 93 23 16 5 0 2 28 65 .247 .208 .366 .324 .266 .234 86.8 -1 1632 28.0 24.3
2019 Cutter 149 77 72 7.0 90.0 36 32 13 10 1 0 2 1 31 .406 .371 .625 .586 .461 .436 84.7 9 2457 16.4 2.5
! 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 Splitter CIN R 100 87.4 25 -6.4 -20 13.9 2.6 23
2020 Curveball CIN R 8 81.6 40 -9.5 -19 5.1 -4.2 -45
2020 4-Seamer CIN R 468 93.9 13.6 1.6 11 12.4 4.8 64
2020 Slider CIN R 276 86.9 32.8 -1.1 -3 3.7 -0.7 -17
2019 Splitter CIN R 273 87 31.6 -0.5 -2 10.9 0.2 2
2019 Curveball CIN R 495 80.4 50.2 -2 -4 7.5 -2.1 -22
2019 Cutter CIN R 149 90 23.8 1.5 6 0.2 -1.5 -89
2019 4-Seamer CIN R 1221 93.3 17.3 -1.3 -8 11.7 4.1 53
2018 Curveball CIN R 10 76.1 50 -8.7 -15 9.3 -1.4 -13
2018 Changeup CIN R 234 83.4 30.1 -2.1 -7 11.5 -2.1 -15
2018 Slider CIN R 422 83.3 39.4 0.7 2 4.5 -1.4 -24
2018 4-Seamer CIN R 1394 92.4 17.1 -0.7 -4 11.6 4.2 57
2017 Curveball CIN R 7 75.6 57.7 0.6 1 5.1 -5.1 -50
2017 4-Seamer CIN R 237 92.9 14.9 -0.1 -1 13.7 5.8 72
2017 Slider CIN R 93 83.9 38.7 2.3 6 3.6 -1.2 -25
2017 Changeup CIN R 31 84.1 24 -6.1 -20 12 -1.5 -11
! 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 Curveball -6.9 -1 8 0.9 1 0 0 0 0 0 .26 .494 .302 100
2020 Splitter -2.4 -2 100 11.7 26 .174 .217 .206 22.2 19.2 20 .186 .27 .25 36.8
2020 Slider -1.2 -3 276 32.4 68 .18 .361 .269 41.5 36.8 22.9 .18 .321 .243 36.8
2020 4-Seamer 0.3 1 468 54.9 106 .218 .425 .35 31.6 28.3 20.8 .195 .38 .318 41.4
2019 Cutter 4.4 7 149 6.7 36 .406 .625 .499 16.4 2.8 2.5 .371 .586 .437 19.4
2019 Splitter -2.2 -6 273 12.3 95 .247 .366 .274 28 29.5 24.3 .208 .324 .234 30.8
2019 Curveball -0.5 -3 495 22.4 122 .221 .442 .319 25.6 20.5 18.5 .256 .449 .319 36
2019 4-Seamer 0 0 1221 55.2 283 .26 .438 .335 21.3 26.1 18.5 .245 .431 .315 43.9
2018 Changeup 2.3 5 234 11.3 56 .34 .604 .433 19.8 3.6 3.6 .305 .484 .357 25.5
2018 Slider 2.2 9 422 20.4 120 .304 .557 .387 29.4 24.2 19.5 .31 .571 .387 48.8
2018 4-Seamer -0.2 -3 1394 67.3 322 .264 .436 .354 22.8 24.2 16.6 .234 .368 .315 40.4
2018 Curveball 1.1 0 10 0.5 0 0
2018 N/A 2 0.1 0
2017 Changeup 8.5 3 31 8.4 6 .6 1 .683 0 0 0 .179 .249 .271 0
2017 Slider -3 -3 93 25.2 24 .13 .13 .117 26.3 20.8 17.9 .206 .32 .225 15.8
2017 4-Seamer -1.5 -4 237 64.2 61 .277 .319 .358 15 14.8 12.2 .278 .354 .365 28.2
2017 Curveball 0.2 0 7 1.9 50
! 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 78 87.5 91 17.8 1:15 2:00 -45
2020 4-Seam Fastball 434 93.9 100 21.3 1:15 1:15 0
2020 Slider 235 87 28 5.5 10:45 10:00 45
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Swing/Take

Runs
Year Team PA Pitches Heart Shadow Chase Waste All
2017 91 368 -2 -7 3 2 -4
2018 499 2066 3 -18 21 5 11
2019 536 2138 2 -24 13 7 -2
2020 201 852 -6 -10 6 5 -5
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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 %
2017 369 48.9 60 85.2 25 70.2 44 60.9 42 17.4 9.2 67.6
2018 2071 51.2 67.3 79.6 27.1 62 44.9 62.6 47.7 24 6.9 79
2019 2211 49.9 65.1 82.9 27.7 60.3 46.1 68.3 46.2 23.2 6.7 74.8
2020 852 45.9 64.7 75.1 29.5 49.3 42.5 62.2 45.7 33.7 6.9 81.4
5503 49.7 65.6 80.6 27.6 59.5 45 64.8 46.4 24.7 7 76.8
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 %
2017 55.6 27 15.9 1.6 25.4 38.1 36.5 1.6 38.1 25.4 27 3.2 1.6
2018 40.9 24.1 28.2 6.8 35.3 33.2 31.5 3.8 28.5 24.7 27.9 4.4 9.1
2019 47.8 22.7 24.5 4.9 34.1 38.2 27.6 3.1 37.2 19.9 23.5 4.7 7.5
2020 30.2 32.8 25 12.1 30.2 40.5 29.3 6 20.7 39.7 19 8.6 6
43.5 24.8 25.4 6.3 33.4 36.6 29.9 3.6 31.9 24.6 24.8 5 7.5
45.3 21.9 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
2017 53 27 33
2018 17 18 20 26 11 16 9 7 10 47 18 44 17 46 27 38
2019 59 51 48 46 70 23 39 33 40 53 78 32 59 50 34 66
2020 75 89 74 50 75 38 62 65 32 80 31 86 75 63 74 64
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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 22.4 25 20.1 5 9 15 9 36
2020 23.7 6 5.1 1 4 4 2 33.3

Expected Home Runs by Park

Year HR
2019 25 19 22 22 24 19 19 24 19 20 22 20 13 19 18 21 16 19 17 23 13 18 18 25 22 24 21 19 23 18 25
2020 6 6 7 5 6 4 5 6 5 6 5 5 3 4 5 6 4 5 6 6 3 5 5 5 5 6 5 6 5 4 5
! 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 92.9 92.4 -0.5 92.9 0.5 93.9 1
Offspeed Velocity 84.1 83.4 -0.7 87 3.6 87.4 0.4
Breaking Velocity 83.3 83.1 -0.2 80.4 -2.7 86.8 6.4
Exit Velocity 86.2 90.1 3.9 89.2 -0.9 87.4 -1.8
Launch Angle 8.4 14.1 5.7 9.4 -4.7 20.8 11.4
Barrel % 1.6 9.1 7.5 7.5 -1.6 6 -1.5
Hard Hit % 22.2 40.3 18.1 37.6 -2.7 39.7 2.1
Sweet Spot % 27 37.1 10.1 32.3 -4.8 33.6 1.3
xBA .249 .262 0.013 .241 -0.021 .189 -0.052
BA .253 .283 0.03 .266 -0.017 .198 -0.068
xwOBA .323 .336 0.013 .303 -0.033 .284 -0.019
wOBA .314 .36 0.046 .326 -0.034 .29 -0.036
xSLG .337 .434 0.097 .412 -0.022 .345 -0.067
SLG .307 .486 0.179 .457 -0.029 .372 -0.085
K% 15.2 21.7 6.5 23.2 1.5 29.9 6.7
BB% 12 10.5 -1.5 6.1 -4.4 10.4 4.3
Swing % 42 47.7 5.7 46.2 -1.5 45.7 -0.5
Whiff% 17.4 24 6.6 23.2 -0.8 33.7 10.5
In Zone Swing % 48.9 51.2 2.3 49.9 -1.3 45.9 -4
Out of Zone Swing % 51.1 48.8 -2.3 50.1 1.3 54.1 4
First Pitch Swing % 22.8 29.1 6.3 27.2 -1.9 27.4 0.2
First Pitch Strike % 60.9 62.6 1.7 68.3 5.7 62.2 -6.1
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Statcast Shift Statistics

vs RHHvs LHH
YearPAwOBAPAShifts%PAShifts%
2017 91 .314 62 1 1.6 29 5 17.2
2018 499 .360 240 7 2.9 259 59 22.8
2019 555 .327 298 19 6.4 257 124 48.2
2020 201 .290 100 11 11.0 101 87 86.1

Pitch Distribution