Tyler Stephenson
C | Bats/Throws: R/R | 6' 4" 225LBS | Age: 27
Draft: 2015 | Rd: 1, #11, Cincinnati Reds | Kennesaw Mountain (GA) HS
PA AB R H HR SB AVG OBP SLG OPS
2022 183 166 24 53 6 1 .319 .372 .482 .854
2023 517 465 59 113 13 0 .243 .317 .378 .695
2024 270 242 36 59 10 1 .244 .315 .442 .757
5 Seasons 1,392 1,240 179 330 41 2 .266 .339 .423 .762
AVG HR SB OPS
2022 .319 6 1 .854
2023 .243 13 0 .695
2024 .244 10 1 .757
5 Seasons .266 41 2 .762
MLB Percentile Rankings
Hits Spray Chart

Statcast Batting Statistics

Season Age Pitches Batted
Balls
Barrels Barrel % Barrel/PA Exit
Velocity
Max EV Launch
Angle
LA Sweet-
Spot %
XBA XSLG WOBA XWOBA XWOBACON HardHit% K% BB%
2020 23 89 8 1 12.5 5.0 89.5 103.1 16.5 50.0 .204 .405 .437 .324 .543 50.0 45.0 10.0
2021 24 1577 280 15 5.4 3.7 88.4 106.6 7.4 36.1 .257 .391 .346 .324 .350 38.2 18.7 10.2
2022 25 732 121 8 6.6 4.4 87.1 106.1 11.1 46.3 .260 .394 .370 .318 .395 34.7 25.7 6.6
2023 26 2051 331 25 7.6 4.8 89.4 111.1 8.9 33.5 .243 .397 .305 .314 .385 43.5 26.1 9.1
2024 27 990 198 20 10.1 7.4 90.4 111.0 9.2 33.3 .251 .420 .327 .327 .357 45.9 17.0 8.1
Player 5439 938 69 7.4 5.0 89.0 111.1 8.9 36.0 .250 .399 .332 .320 .371 41.3 22.4 8.9
MLB 7.0 4.8 88.5 122.4 12.3 33.1 .245 .406 .316 .315 .369 36.4 22.2 8.4
! Note: All figures in this table cover the period 2015-present.




Fastball: 4 Seam, 2 Seam, Cutter, Sinker. Offspeed: Split, Change, Fork, Screw. Breaking: Slider, Curve, Knuckle, Sweeper, Slurve, Other
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Batted Ball Profile

Season GB % FB % LD % PU % Pull % Straight % Oppo % Weak % Topped % Under % Flare/Burner % Solid % Barrel % Barrel/PA
2020 37.5 37.5 25.0 0.0 37.5 37.5 25.0 0.0 25.0 12.5 37.5 12.5 12.5 5.0
2021 50.0 18.6 27.9 3.6 31.8 33.6 34.6 4.3 35.4 21.1 29.3 4.3 5.4 3.7
2022 40.5 18.2 36.4 5.0 46.3 34.7 19.0 4.1 33.1 19.0 29.8 7.4 6.6 4.4
2023 48.9 23.3 24.5 3.3 36.6 35.6 27.8 3.3 34.4 17.2 27.8 9.4 7.6 4.8
2024 49.5 27.8 20.2 2.5 38.4 36.4 25.3 2.0 37.4 21.2 23.2 4.5 10.1 7.4
Player 48.2 22.3 26.1 3.4 36.8 35.1 28.1 3.4 35.1 19.4 27.6 6.6 7.4 5.0
MLB 44.5 23.6 24.8 7.0 37.1 37.5 25.3 3.9 32.7 24.7 24.4 5.8 7.0 4.8
! Note: All figures in this table cover the period 2015-present.

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 %
2024 Sinker 2.0 5 272 27.5 81 .306 .500 .401 12.1 8.6 16.3 .322 .493 .386 46.9
2024 4-Seam Fastball -1.2 -3 239 24.1 70 .262 .523 .347 10.9 11.4 12.1 .276 .561 .367 53.4
2024 Slider 2.9 5 175 17.7 45 .316 .553 .420 27.7 22.2 16.9 .246 .388 .337 35.7
2024 Curveball 1.2 1 83 8.4 24 .182 .455 .320 38.2 41.7 31.3 .154 .256 .256 53.8
2024 Changeup 0.0 0 83 8.4 15 .083 .167 .223 30.8 20.0 14.3 .207 .327 .322 44.4
2024 Sweeper -3.3 -2 62 6.3 15 .071 .071 .107 29.6 40.0 23.1 .106 .119 .140 25.0
2024 Cutter -5.1 -3 50 5.1 12 .083 .083 .075 9.5 8.3 7.7 .140 .184 .139 27.3
2024 Split-Finger -2.3 -1 26 2.6 7 .143 .286 .208 23.1 14.3 8.3 .152 .180 .145 60.0
2023 4-Seam Fastball 0.3 2 590 28.8 140 .306 .504 .409 23.6 27.1 22.9 .280 .503 .382 57.1
2023 Sinker -1.6 -7 467 22.8 118 .252 .346 .317 18.8 16.9 20.8 .242 .358 .298 42.5
2023 Slider 0.3 1 334 16.3 85 .228 .342 .292 42.8 36.5 29.2 .228 .373 .286 47.9
2023 Changeup -1.2 -2 180 8.8 51 .163 .233 .254 37.2 29.4 26.3 .182 .234 .262 32.1
2023 Cutter -3.5 -5 156 7.6 35 .125 .250 .204 39.4 22.9 24.2 .179 .375 .270 37.5
2023 Curveball 1.4 2 147 7.2 35 .257 .371 .299 17.9 14.3 12.8 .306 .417 .311 26.7
2023 Sweeper -0.4 0 123 6.0 34 .281 .563 .401 31.9 32.4 23.9 .231 .431 .303 33.3
2023 Split-Finger -2.6 -1 45 2.2 14 .077 .077 .179 36.8 42.9 33.3 .196 .306 .246 28.6
2023 Slurve -7.6 0 5 0.2 1 .000 .000 .000 100.0 100.0 50.0 -- -- .000 --
2023 Screwball 13.2 0 1 0.0 -- -- -- -- -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
2022 4-Seam Fastball 1.1 2 204 27.9 47 .308 .513 .396 22.6 25.5 21.4 .253 .415 .350 42.9
2022 Sinker 3.1 5 149 20.4 40 .389 .528 .453 14.3 15.0 18.2 .340 .493 .395 33.3
2022 Slider -0.1 0 146 19.9 37 .167 .389 .243 45.0 43.2 32.0 .163 .281 .204 30.0
2022 Changeup 1.4 1 71 9.7 15 .214 .286 .250 41.9 40.0 27.3 .122 .198 .176 12.5
2022 Curveball 4.3 3 60 8.2 16 .462 .538 .447 11.8 12.5 11.1 .402 .503 .450 58.3
2022 Cutter 5.9 3 55 7.5 15 .533 .800 .577 22.2 13.3 14.3 .268 .427 .297 23.1
2022 Sweeper -5.1 -1 29 4.0 8 .250 .250 .225 35.7 25.0 18.2 .322 .465 .338 16.7
2022 Slurve 9.5 1 10 1.4 3 .667 .667 .600 0.0 0.0 0.0 .475 .545 .448 66.7
2022 Split-Finger -9.6 -1 7 1.0 2 .000 .000 .000 50.0 50.0 50.0 .087 .087 .081 0.0
2021 4-Seam Fastball 0.2 1 513 32.5 141 .301 .496 .402 13.5 17.7 17.6 .259 .425 .334 54.0
2021 Sinker 1.7 6 343 21.8 95 .296 .457 .374 9.9 13.7 17.8 .288 .443 .358 40.0
2021 Slider 0.5 1 288 18.3 52 .239 .413 .327 33.6 26.9 16.9 .203 .350 .290 28.1
2021 Curveball 0.9 2 176 11.2 38 .306 .361 .349 23.0 23.7 18.4 .289 .336 .297 22.2
2021 Changeup 2.0 3 145 9.2 43 .306 .389 .391 30.8 20.9 22.5 .246 .347 .329 18.5
2021 Cutter 0.1 0 75 4.8 25 .217 .261 .258 5.9 12.0 13.6 .228 .283 .242 14.3
2021 Split-Finger -1.4 0 17 1.1 5 .250 .250 .320 44.4 40.0 33.3 .250 .304 .332 50.0
2021 Slurve -1.0 0 13 0.8 1 .000 .000 .000 50.0 0.0 0.0 .069 .236 .125 100.0
2021 Sweeper 12.3 1 7 0.4 1 -- -- .700 -- 0.0 0.0 -- -- .700 --
2020 Slider 7.7 2 21 23.6 5 .250 1.000 .540 40.0 60.0 27.3 .135 .502 .347 100.0
2020 Sinker -3.3 -1 20 22.5 5 .400 .400 .360 28.6 60.0 50.0 .267 .324 .258 100.0
2020 4-Seam Fastball 1.0 0 20 22.5 4 .333 1.333 .675 33.3 50.0 25.0 .222 .754 .466 100.0
2020 Curveball 7.2 1 13 14.6 3 .000 .000 .233 0.0 33.3 20.0 .120 .120 .305 0.0
2020 Cutter 4.7 0 9 10.1 1 1.000 1.000 .900 16.7 0.0 0.0 .553 .612 .512 0.0
2020 Changeup -10.3 -1 6 6.7 2 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 .069 .077 .064 0.0
! Note: Years are in reverse order.
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Swing/Take

Runs
Year Team PA Pitches Heart Shadow Chase Waste All
2021 401 1,577 -10 -3 15 12 14
2022 183 732 8 -3 3 4 12
2023 515 2,050 -6 -29 14 9 -12
2024 267 987 -3 -3 6 4 4
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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 %
2020 89 56.2 50.0 76.0 12.8 60.0 46.1 35.0 33.7 26.7 10.1 66.7
2021 1,577 48.2 61.3 88.6 20.9 59.6 43.4 27.4 40.4 19.2 7.7 79.5
2022 732 50.0 62.0 82.4 25.1 50.0 45.6 31.7 43.6 27.0 7.5 80.0
2023 2,051 49.0 61.8 80.3 24.1 50.0 43.4 27.1 42.5 28.4 7.0 75.0
2024 990 51.8 62.4 89.7 22.7 56.5 42.9 33.5 43.3 18.6 8.9 67.0
Player 5,439 49.5 61.6 84.7 22.9 53.8 43.6 29.2 42.0 23.8 7.7 75.1
MLB 48.6 67.0 82.0 28.4 57.9 42.6 29.8 47.2 24.8 7.3 76.2
! Note: All figures in this table cover the period 2015-present.

Percentile Rankings

Year xwOBA xBA xSLG xISO xOBP Brl Brl% EV Max EV Hard
Hit%
K% BB% Whiff% Chase
Rate
Speed OAA Arm
Strength
Bat
Speed
Swing
Length
2021 45 57 30 25 67 17 24 34 43 34 68 67 83 89 46
2022 24 32
2023 33 31 32 38 37 40 40 52 69 65 25 58 30 77 38
2024 56 46 54 54 53 61 69 69 73 77 77 50 82 84 28
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Expected Home Runs

Year Team Avg HR Trot Actual HR xHR HR-xHR Doubters Mostly Gone No Doubters No Doubter %
2020 20.8 2 1.4 1 0 2 0 0.0
2021 21.2 10 6.9 3 2 9 1 10.0
2022 22.8 6 4.0 2 2 3 1 16.7
2023 22.5 13 12.2 1 4 15 3 23.1
2024 22.3 10 7.7 2 3 7 3 30.0
Player 22.1 41 32.1 9 11 36 8 19.5

Expected Home Runs by Park

Year HR
2020 2 2 2 0 1 2 2 1 1 0 0 1 1 2 2 1 2 1 2 1 2 2 2 2 1 1 1 1 2 2 2
2021 10 8 6 7 7 7 10 6 5 2 4 8 8 3 8 9 8 7 8 6 6 8 11 8 5 7 8 10 6 6 5
2022 6 2 4 5 4 4 4 3 3 4 4 4 4 3 4 4 3 4 4 4 4 4 6 5 3 4 4 5 5 4 4
2023 13 10 7 13 16 12 14 8 15 9 12 16 12 7 17 15 17 7 8 17 9 11 19 17 7 7 13 16 13 11 10
2024 10 8 5 9 8 8 9 7 8 4 8 10 5 5 8 7 6 6 10 9 7 8 10 10 5 6 7 8 9 10 10
Player 41 30 24 34 36 33 39 25 32 19 28 39 30 20 39 36 36 25 32 37 28 33 48 42 21 25 33 40 35 33 31
! 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 2020 2021 +/-   2022 +/-   2023 +/-   2024 +/-  
Exit Velocity 89.5 88.4 -1.1 87.1 -1.3 89.4 2.3 90.4 1.0
Launch Angle 16.5 7.4 -9.1 11.1 3.7 8.9 -2.2 9.2 0.3
Barrel % 12.5 5.4 -7.1 6.6 1.2 7.6 1.0 10.1 2.5
Hard Hit % 50.0 38.2 -11.8 34.7 -3.5 43.5 8.8 45.9 2.4
LA Sweet-Spot % 50.0 36.1 -13.9 46.3 10.2 33.5 -12.8 33.3 -0.2
xBA .204 .257 0.053 .260 0.003 .243 -0.017 .251 0.008
BA .294 .286 -0.008 .319 0.033 .243 -0.076 .244 0.001
xwOBA .324 .324 0.000 .318 -0.006 .314 -0.004 .327 0.013
wOBA .437 .346 -0.091 .370 0.024 .305 -0.065 .327 0.022
xSLG .405 .391 -0.014 .394 0.003 .397 0.003 .420 0.023
SLG .647 .431 -0.216 .482 0.051 .378 -0.104 .442 0.064
K% 45.0 18.7 -26.3 25.7 7.0 26.1 0.4 17.0 -9.1
BB% 10.0 10.2 0.2 6.6 -3.6 9.1 2.5 8.1 -1.0
Swing % 33.7 40.4 6.7 43.6 3.2 42.5 -1.1 43.3 0.8
Whiff% 26.7 19.2 -7.5 27.0 7.8 28.4 1.4 18.6 -9.8
In Zone % 56.2 48.2 -8.0 50.0 1.8 49.0 -1.0 51.8 2.8
Out of Zone % 43.8 51.8 8.0 50.0 -1.8 51.0 1.0 48.2 -2.8
Out of Zone Swing % 12.8 20.9 8.1 25.1 4.2 24.1 -1.0 22.7 -1.4
First Pitch Swing % 35.0 27.4 -7.6 31.7 4.3 27.1 -4.6 33.5 6.4
First Pitch Strike % 55.0 62.8 7.8 64.5 1.7 63.8 -0.7 66.5 2.7
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Statcast Fielder Positioning

wOBA
SeasonAlignment TypeBat SidePAShifts/Shades%No Shift/ShadeShift/Shade
2020 Shifts R 20 3 15.0 .514 .000
2021 Shifts R 401 41 10.2 .350 .314
2022 Shifts R 183 14 7.7 .375 .315
2023 Shades R 514 21 4.1 .306 .297
2024 Shades R 266 4 1.5 .333 .000
! Note: Shifts are through the 2022 season, Shaded starting from the 2023 season, Shift: three or more infielders are on the same side of second base, Shade: positioned outside of their typical responsible slices of the field.
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Pitch Tempo

Bases EmptyRunners On Base
SeasonTeamPitchesTempoFast %Slow %PitchesTempoFast %Slow %
2020 13 19.1 30.8% 7.7% 29 21.9 3.4% 13.8%
2021 451 17.5 24.2% 1.8% 350 23.6 0.9% 17.1%
2022 208 18.3 24.5% 2.9% 146 22.1 2.7% 5.5%
2023 543 15.4 41.6% 0.4% 419 18.6 8.6% 0.0%
2024 247 15.4 44.5% 0.0% 194 18.6 3.6% 0.5%
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