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
2021 402 350 56 100 10 0 .286 .366 .431 .797
2022 183 166 24 53 6 1 .319 .372 .482 .854
2023 517 465 59 113 13 0 .243 .317 .378 .695
4 Seasons 1,122 998 143 271 31 1 .272 .345 .419 .764
AVG HR SB OPS
2021 .286 10 0 .797
2022 .319 6 1 .854
2023 .243 13 0 .695
4 Seasons .272 31 1 .764
MLB Percentile Rankings
Hits Spray Chart

Statcast Batting 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%
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
Player 4449 740 49 6.6 4.4 88.6 111.1 8.8 36.8 .250 .394 .333 .318 .375 40.1 23.7 9.1
MLB 6.9 4.7 88.4 122.4 12.2 33.1 .245 .406 .316 .315 .369 36.3 22.1 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
Player 47.8 20.8 27.7 3.6 36.4 34.7 28.9 3.8 34.5 18.9 28.8 7.2 6.6 4.4
MLB 44.6 23.5 24.9 7.0 37.0 37.6 25.3 3.9 32.8 24.7 24.4 5.8 6.9 4.7
! 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 %
2023 4-Seamer 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 0.1 0 332 16.2 87 .222 .333 .285 41.7 35.6 29.5 .231 .373 .287 46.0
2023 Changeup -1.2 -2 183 8.9 51 .163 .233 .254 36.7 29.4 26.3 .182 .234 .262 32.1
2023 Cutter -3.3 -5 161 7.8 35 .125 .250 .204 39.4 22.9 23.5 .179 .375 .270 37.5
2023 Curveball 1.2 2 154 7.5 35 .257 .371 .299 17.2 14.3 11.6 .306 .417 .311 26.7
2023 Sweeper 0.2 0 112 5.5 32 .300 .600 .427 34.9 34.4 26.2 .224 .435 .303 36.8
2023 Splitter -3.6 -1 42 2.0 13 .000 .000 .123 44.4 46.2 35.3 .155 .265 .215 33.3
2023 Slurve -7.6 0 5 0.2 1 .000 .000 .000 100.0 100.0 50.0 -- -- .000 --
2023 Forkball 28.4 0 1 0.0 1 1.000 1.000 .900 0.0 0.0 0.0 .686 .795 .654 0.0
2023 Screwball 13.2 0 1 0.0 -- -- -- -- -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
2022 4-Seamer 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 0.0 0 148 20.2 37 .167 .389 .243 45.0 43.2 31.4 .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 -6.0 -2 27 3.7 8 .250 .250 .225 35.7 25.0 20.0 .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 Splitter -9.6 -1 7 1.0 2 .000 .000 .000 50.0 50.0 50.0 .087 .087 .081 0.0
2021 4-Seamer 0.2 1 514 32.6 141 .301 .496 .402 13.5 17.7 17.6 .259 .425 .334 54.0
2021 Sinker 1.7 6 342 21.7 95 .296 .457 .374 9.9 13.7 17.8 .288 .443 .358 40.0
2021 Slider 0.7 2 292 18.5 54 .234 .404 .328 33.3 25.9 16.7 .200 .347 .294 27.3
2021 Curveball 0.9 2 178 11.3 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 0.3 0 73 4.6 24 .227 .273 .269 6.1 12.5 13.6 .234 .287 .247 15.0
2021 Splitter -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 2.9 0 3 0.2 -- -- -- -- -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
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 4-Seamer 1.0 0 20 22.5 4 .333 1.333 .675 33.3 50.0 25.0 .222 .754 .466 100.0
2020 Sinker -3.3 -1 20 22.5 5 .400 .400 .360 28.6 60.0 50.0 .267 .324 .258 100.0
2020 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
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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
Player 4,449 49.0 61.4 83.5 22.9 53.3 43.8 28.1 41.8 25.0 7.4 77.3
MLB 48.6 67.0 82.0 28.5 58.0 42.6 29.6 47.1 24.8 7.3 76.1
! 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
2021 44 58 29 25 67 17 24 34 43 34 68 67 83 89 46
2022 24 31
2023 33 31 32 38 37 40 40 52 69 65 25 58 30 77 38
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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 12.1 1 5 15 2 15.4
Player 22.0 31 24.4 7 9 29 4 12.9

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 9 7 14 16 12 14 8 15 7 13 16 12 7 17 15 17 7 8 17 9 11 19 17 6 7 14 15 13 11 10
Player 31 21 19 26 28 25 30 18 24 13 21 29 25 15 31 29 30 19 22 28 21 25 38 32 15 19 27 31 26 23 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 2020 2021 +/-   2022 +/-   2023 +/-  
Exit Velocity 89.5 88.4 -1.1 87.1 -1.3 89.4 2.3
Launch Angle 16.5 7.4 -9.1 11.1 3.7 8.9 -2.2
Barrel % 12.5 5.4 -7.1 6.6 1.2 7.6 1.0
Hard Hit % 50.0 38.2 -11.8 34.7 -3.5 43.5 8.8
Sweet Spot % 50.0 36.1 -13.9 46.3 10.2 33.5 -12.8
xBA .204 .257 0.053 .260 0.003 .243 -0.017
BA .294 .286 -0.008 .319 0.033 .243 -0.076
xwOBA .324 .324 0.000 .318 -0.006 .314 -0.004
wOBA .437 .346 -0.091 .370 0.024 .305 -0.065
xSLG .405 .391 -0.014 .394 0.003 .397 0.003
SLG .647 .431 -0.216 .482 0.051 .378 -0.104
K% 45.0 18.7 -26.3 25.7 7.0 26.1 0.4
BB% 10.0 10.2 0.2 6.6 -3.6 9.1 2.5
Swing % 33.7 40.4 6.7 43.6 3.2 42.5 -1.1
Whiff% 26.7 19.2 -7.5 27.0 7.8 28.4 1.4
In Zone % 56.2 48.2 -8.0 50.0 1.8 49.0 -1.0
Out of Zone % 43.8 51.8 8.0 50.0 -1.8 51.0 1.0
Out of Zone Swing % 12.8 20.9 8.1 25.1 4.2 24.1 -1.0
First Pitch Swing % 35.0 27.4 -7.6 31.7 4.3 27.1 -4.6
First Pitch Strike % 55.0 62.8 7.8 64.5 1.7 63.8 -0.7
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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 390 40 10.3 .348 .322
2022 Shifts R 183 14 7.7 .375 .315
2023 Shades R 514 21 4.1 .306 .297
! 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%
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Statcast Rankings