Wander Franco
SS | Bats/Throws: S/R | 5' 10" 189LBS | Age: 23
PA AB R H HR SB AVG OBP SLG OPS
2021 308 281 53 81 7 2 .288 .347 .463 .810
2022 344 314 46 87 6 8 .277 .328 .417 .745
2023 491 442 65 124 17 30 .281 .344 .475 .819
3 Seasons 1,143 1,037 164 292 30 40 .282 .340 .454 .794
AVG HR SB OPS
2021 .288 7 2 .810
2022 .277 6 8 .745
2023 .281 17 30 .819
3 Seasons .282 30 40 .794
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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%
2021 20 1101 245 12 4.9 3.9 88.2 109.6 9.7 33.9 .276 .407 .348 .329 .340 37.6 12.0 7.8
2022 21 1216 285 13 4.6 3.8 87.3 112.4 8.2 35.1 .285 .408 .323 .331 .338 35.8 9.6 7.6
2023 22 1901 377 29 7.7 5.9 89.4 111.0 8.9 35.0 .300 .484 .349 .364 .393 43.0 14.1 8.6
Player 4218 907 54 6.0 4.7 88.4 112.4 8.9 34.7 .289 .440 .341 .344 .361 39.3 12.2 8.0
MLB 6.9 4.7 88.5 122.4 12.2 33.1 .245 .406 .316 .315 .368 36.4 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
2021 45.3 22.0 25.7 6.9 36.3 40.0 23.7 3.3 33.5 24.9 28.6 4.9 4.9 3.9
2022 44.2 18.2 29.1 8.4 32.6 39.6 27.7 4.6 34.4 23.5 28.1 4.9 4.6 3.8
2023 47.7 23.9 24.7 3.7 35.8 39.3 24.9 2.1 36.3 18.8 30.0 5.0 7.7 5.9
Player 46.0 21.6 26.4 6.1 35.0 39.6 25.5 3.2 35.0 21.9 29.0 5.0 6.0 4.7
MLB 44.6 23.6 24.8 7.0 37.1 37.5 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-Seam Fastball 1.0 6 570 30.0 119 .309 .557 .439 16.4 16.0 11.1 .335 .623 .454 62.0
2023 Changeup 1.1 4 392 20.6 129 .250 .371 .308 16.3 9.3 11.9 .288 .418 .313 28.3
2023 Slider 0.0 0 253 13.3 66 .306 .484 .374 17.5 19.7 14.3 .318 .483 .364 42.9
2023 Sinker 1.4 3 219 11.5 55 .408 .653 .469 6.9 7.3 9.1 .337 .485 .387 47.8
2023 Curveball -1.3 -2 177 9.3 44 .225 .475 .314 11.8 11.4 10.9 .290 .492 .355 47.2
2023 Cutter 0.5 1 164 8.6 44 .268 .537 .363 13.9 25.0 26.2 .235 .386 .292 46.7
2023 Split-Finger -4.4 -3 61 3.2 19 .056 .056 .084 18.2 21.1 19.0 .149 .293 .214 28.6
2023 Sweeper 4.1 2 51 2.7 9 .250 .625 .500 5.6 0.0 0.0 .404 .737 .506 37.5
2023 Slurve 7.4 1 10 0.5 1 1.000 1.000 .900 0.0 0.0 0.0 .957 1.048 .897 0.0
2022 4-Seam Fastball 1.7 7 440 36.2 108 .337 .547 .411 9.0 6.5 6.5 .374 .571 .440 41.6
2022 Changeup -2.4 -6 251 20.6 76 .230 .297 .243 18.5 3.9 5.6 .231 .289 .241 21.1
2022 Sinker -0.4 -1 136 11.2 41 .278 .389 .345 5.0 14.6 18.8 .258 .387 .327 58.1
2022 Slider 0.6 1 121 10.0 40 .297 .432 .344 17.6 15.0 14.3 .255 .346 .292 35.5
2022 Curveball -0.3 0 107 8.8 29 .250 .321 .241 25.5 20.7 21.4 .230 .305 .248 39.1
2022 Cutter -0.3 0 84 6.9 26 .304 .522 .400 10.4 3.8 7.1 .376 .593 .430 39.1
2022 Split-Finger -0.1 0 55 4.5 15 .077 .154 .177 15.4 20.0 15.0 .110 .124 .184 10.0
2022 Sweeper -6.2 -1 19 1.6 7 .143 .429 .229 7.7 14.3 14.3 .167 .188 .158 33.3
2022 Slurve 35.3 1 3 0.2 1 1.000 1.000 .900 0.0 0.0 0.0 .563 .588 .507 0.0
2021 4-Seam Fastball -0.3 -1 394 35.8 105 .274 .432 .333 16.3 15.2 15.1 .259 .398 .319 38.8
2021 Changeup -1.5 -2 163 14.8 50 .217 .326 .272 21.8 2.0 3.0 .249 .360 .299 26.7
2021 Curveball 0.9 1 157 14.3 41 .205 .308 .333 26.0 19.5 22.9 .250 .381 .295 32.3
2021 Sinker 4.3 6 139 12.6 41 .405 .622 .467 8.3 17.1 22.6 .288 .460 .358 56.7
2021 Slider 8.7 9 104 9.4 32 .444 .926 .650 14.3 6.3 4.8 .365 .557 .442 48.0
2021 Cutter -1.0 -1 101 9.2 26 .250 .292 .275 6.3 7.7 6.7 .259 .293 .278 18.2
2021 Split-Finger 3.4 1 28 2.5 9 .222 .444 .278 6.7 0.0 0.0 .385 .486 .382 44.4
2021 Sweeper 0.3 0 11 1.0 3 .333 .333 .300 25.0 33.3 33.3 .204 .270 .205 50.0
! Note: Years are in reverse order.
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Swing/Take

Runs
Year Team PA Pitches Heart Shadow Chase Waste All
2021 327 1,164 4 -7 11 7 15
2022 353 1,256 -3 -8 7 5 0
2023 487 1,901 4 -12 12 7 11
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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 %
2021 1,101 48.4 71.7 88.0 28.5 73.5 41.3 31.8 49.4 16.4 7.5 83.1
2022 1,216 49.3 73.1 92.5 30.1 73.1 45.4 34.7 51.3 13.3 7.0 85.9
2023 1,901 51.1 63.3 90.6 26.2 71.7 44.1 24.1 45.2 14.8 7.0 72.9
Player 4,218 49.9 68.2 90.5 28.0 72.6 43.7 29.4 48.1 14.8 7.1 79.4
MLB 48.6 67.0 82.0 28.4 57.9 42.6 29.7 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 66 86 11 48
2022 68 96 57 28 78 13 19 18 85 26 99 43 98 42 63 70 29
2023 87 97 83 63 87 50 42 52 67 61 93 53 96 67 54 97 42
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Expected Home Runs

Year Team Avg HR Trot Actual HR xHR HR-xHR Doubters Mostly Gone No Doubters No Doubter %
2021 23.4 9 6.9 2 5 10 1 11.1
2022 24.2 6 4.9 1 5 1 4 66.7
2023 23.9 17 14.7 2 10 11 7 41.2
Player 23.8 32 26.5 6 20 22 12 37.5

Expected Home Runs by Park

Year HR
2021 9 10 7 4 7 6 8 6 3 4 5 7 7 5 6 8 6 5 10 7 8 9 10 9 7 5 6 8 9 6 8
2022 6 4 6 5 6 5 5 4 4 5 4 5 7 5 4 7 4 4 4 4 4 6 6 5 5 4 5 6 6 4 5
2023 17 14 10 12 17 14 16 14 14 12 14 16 15 12 16 14 18 12 14 17 15 18 24 18 11 11 15 15 16 15 11
Player 32 28 23 21 30 25 29 24 21 21 23 28 29 22 26 29 28 21 28 28 27 33 40 32 23 20 26 29 31 25 24
! 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 2021 2022 +/-   2023 +/-  
Exit Velocity 88.2 87.3 -0.9 89.4 2.1
Launch Angle 9.7 8.2 -1.5 8.9 0.7
Barrel % 4.9 4.6 -0.3 7.7 3.1
Hard Hit % 37.6 35.8 -1.8 43.0 7.2
LA Sweet-Spot % 33.9 35.1 1.2 35.0 -0.1
xBA .276 .285 0.009 .300 0.015
BA .288 .277 -0.011 .281 0.004
xwOBA .329 .331 0.002 .364 0.033
wOBA .348 .323 -0.025 .349 0.026
xSLG .407 .408 0.001 .484 0.076
SLG .463 .417 -0.046 .475 0.058
K% 12.0 9.6 -2.4 14.1 4.5
BB% 7.8 7.6 -0.2 8.6 1.0
Swing % 49.4 51.3 1.9 45.2 -6.1
Whiff% 16.4 13.3 -3.1 14.8 1.5
In Zone % 48.4 49.3 0.9 51.1 1.8
Out of Zone % 51.6 50.7 -0.9 48.9 -1.8
Out of Zone Swing % 28.5 30.1 1.6 26.2 -3.9
First Pitch Swing % 31.8 34.7 2.9 24.1 -10.6
First Pitch Strike % 59.7 60.3 0.6 61.8 1.5
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Statcast Fielder Positioning

wOBA
SeasonAlignment TypeBat SidePAShifts/Shades%No Shift/ShadeShift/Shade
2021 Shifts L 196 112 57.1 .297 .302
2021 Shifts R 111 5 4.5 .448 .176
2022 Shifts L 272 161 59.2 .272 .352
2022 Shifts R 71 13 18.3 .386 .136
2023 Shades L 391 154 39.4 .354 .315
2023 Shades R 96 9 9.4 .386 .468
! 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 %
2021 297 16.7 27.3% 1.7% 181 23.9 0.6% 11.6%
2022 322 18.1 22.7% 3.7% 196 22.9 0.5% 8.7%
2023 525 15.2 48.0% 0.2% 368 18.6 4.6% 0.3%
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