Wes Parsons
P | Bats/Throws: R/R | 6' 5" 206LBS | Age: 31
W L ERA G GS SV IP SO WHIP
2019 1 2 5.45 32 0 0 34.2 26 1.76
2023 0 1 20.25 1 1 0 4 3 3.25
2024 0 0 6.00 4 0 0 9 7 1.33
4 Seasons 1 4 6.84 38 1 0 52.2 39 1.80
G W-L ERA IP SO WHIP
2019 32 1-2 5.45 34.2 26 1.76
2023 1 0-1 20.25 4 3 3.25
2024 4 0-0 6.00 9 7 1.33
4 Seasons 38 1-4 6.84 52.2 39 1.80
MLB Percentile Rankings
Pitch Distribution

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 82 17 2 11.8 8.7 92.2 108.0 11.4 41.2 .302 .600 .372 .412 .452 47.1 13.0 13.0 7.20 7.92
2019 26 637 100 7 7.0 4.5 89.2 112.9 8.5 35.0 .300 .503 .366 .400 .420 38.0 16.6 18.5 5.45 7.65
2023 30 89 19 1 5.3 3.8 89.5 108.6 13.7 47.4 .332 .488 .548 .406 .408 36.8 11.5 11.5 20.25 7.58
2024 31 148 29 3 10.3 7.9 87.6 108.0 -2.0 37.9 .317 .575 .347 .396 .471 41.4 18.4 5.3 6.00 6.60
Player 956 165 13 7.9 5.3 89.3 112.9 7.5 37.6 .307 .524 .383 .402 .431 39.4 16.0 15.2
MLB 6.9 4.7 88.4 122.4 12.2 33.1 .245 .406 .316 .315 .368 36.3 22.2 8.4
! Note: All figures in this table cover the period 2015-present.

Statcast Pitch Arsenal

Parsons relies on 5 pitches.
Four Seamer
(37.2%) ,
Curveball
(21.6%) ,
Slider
(20.3%) ,
Sinker
(15.5%) ,
Changeup
(5.4%) ,


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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 41.2 17.6 35.3 5.9 35.3 52.9 11.8 5.9 29.4 29.4 17.6 5.9 11.8 8.7
2019 47.0 18.0 30.0 5.0 35.0 42.0 23.0 4.0 35.0 17.0 29.0 6.0 7.0 4.5
2023 36.8 15.8 36.8 10.5 47.4 26.3 26.3 5.3 26.3 21.1 31.6 10.5 5.3 3.8
2024 51.7 24.1 24.1 0.0 44.8 31.0 24.1 3.4 41.4 13.8 24.1 6.9 10.3 7.9
Player 46.1 18.8 30.3 4.8 38.2 39.4 22.4 4.2 34.5 18.2 27.3 6.7 7.9 5.3
MLB 44.6 23.5 24.8 7.0 37.0 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.

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
2024 4-Seam Fastball CLE R 55 94.8 13.6 0.9 6 8.1 0.3 4
2024 Slider CLE R 30 86.8 34.7 0.6 2 3.0 -1.3 -30
2024 Curveball CLE R 32 83.2 53.2 4.7 10 8.8 1.3 18
2024 Changeup CLE R 8 89.6 29.1 0.2 1 17.3 1.8 12
2024 Sinker CLE R 23 93.9 20.0 -2.2 -10 17.3 1.9 13
2023 Slider TOR R 7 86.8 33.7 -0.6 -2 1.9 -2.5 -57
2023 Sinker TOR R 24 92.8 21.6 -1.8 -8 16.9 1.8 12
2023 Changeup TOR R 5 88.8 30.5 1.5 5 16.4 1.8 12
2023 Curveball TOR R 28 83.2 53.9 5.6 12 8.0 0.3 4
2023 4-Seam Fastball TOR R 25 93.9 14.5 0.8 5 7.9 0.5 7
2019 Slider COL R 231 85.9 38.0 2.7 8 2.9 -1.4 -32
2019 Sinker COL R 233 93.3 21.6 -0.3 -1 14.9 0.2 2
2019 4-Seam Fastball COL R 133 94.1 16.2 -0.7 -4 9.6 1.9 24
2019 Changeup COL R 40 87.1 31.7 2.7 9 13.9 0.0 0
2018 4-Seam Fastball ATL R 10 91.9 16.4 0.1 0 10.6 3.5 50
2018 Slider ATL R 19 86.5 29.6 -4.0 -12 2.0 -6.0 -151
2018 Changeup ATL R 13 84.1 34.8 3.1 10 15.1 1.7 13
2018 Sinker ATL R 40 90.7 21.9 -1.2 -5 15.1 1.0 7
! 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 %
2024 4-Seam Fastball 0.4 0 55 37.2 13 .333 .583 .415 40.0 30.8 23.5 .340 .660 .444 50.0
2024 Curveball 0.3 0 32 21.6 7 .167 .167 .229 25.0 28.6 10.5 .157 .231 .245 50.0
2024 Slider -9.2 -3 30 20.3 9 .444 .778 .622 17.6 0.0 0.0 .520 .789 .566 55.6
2024 Sinker 1.5 0 23 15.5 6 .167 .333 .208 30.0 16.7 16.7 .125 .138 .116 0.0
2024 Changeup 8.7 1 8 5.4 3 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 .316 1.155 .596 33.3
2023 Curveball -7.0 -2 28 31.5 7 .600 .600 .586 45.5 28.6 16.7 .320 .351 .409 33.3
2023 4-Seam Fastball -12.1 -3 25 28.1 8 .429 1.000 .606 0.0 0.0 0.0 .277 .445 .358 28.6
2023 Sinker -2.2 -1 24 27.0 9 .375 .750 .500 12.5 11.1 50.0 .324 .546 .408 57.1
2023 Slider -5.4 0 7 7.9 2 .500 .500 .450 20.0 0.0 -- .587 .748 .581 0.0
2023 Changeup -1.2 0 5 5.6 -- -- -- 0.0 -- -- -- -- -- --
2019 Sinker -2.1 -5 233 36.6 54 .308 .513 .430 14.9 11.1 14.0 .337 .580 .456 40.0
2019 Slider 0.2 1 231 36.3 63 .250 .411 .315 30.4 23.8 21.4 .268 .420 .312 38.6
2019 4-Seam Fastball 0.2 0 133 20.9 28 .125 .125 .364 17.2 10.7 6.7 .223 .335 .438 7.7
2019 Changeup -3.8 -2 40 6.3 10 .400 1.000 .580 17.6 20.0 14.3 .458 .931 .573 75.0
2018 Sinker -0.1 0 40 48.8 12 .400 .500 .388 5.9 0.0 0.0 .248 .378 .317 36.4
2018 Slider -1.4 0 19 23.2 5 .200 .800 .400 37.5 20.0 14.3 .459 1.254 .717 75.0
2018 Changeup -7.3 -1 13 15.9 2 .000 .000 .350 0.0 0.0 0.0 .447 .731 .591 100.0
2018 4-Seam Fastball -2.4 0 10 12.2 3 .333 .333 .300 60.0 66.7 66.7 .173 .207 .171 0.0
! Note: Years are in reverse order.
! Note: To better align with other values, positive numbers (red) are good, and negative numbers (blue) are poor.
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Spin Direction

Year Pitch Type Pitches MPH Active Spin % Total Movement (In.) Spin-Based Observed Deviation
2024 Curveball 32 83.2 74 18.5 7:15 7:00 15
2024 4-Seam Fastball 55 94.8 86 18.4 1:15 1:00 15
2024 Sinker 23 93.9 86 21.0 1:15 2:00 -45
2024 Slider 30 86.8 16 3.8 10:00 9:15 45
2023 Curveball 28 83.2 77 18.6 7:15 7:00 15
2023 4-Seam Fastball 23 93.9 85 18.0 1:15 1:00 15
2023 Sinker 23 92.8 84 20.1 1:00 2:00 -60
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Swing/Take

Runs
Year Team PA Pitches Heart Shadow Chase Waste All
2019 155 637 8 0 -7 -7 -6
2024 38 148 2 -2 0 -1 -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 82 45.1 67.6 84.0 15.6 57.1 35.4 34.8 39.0 21.9 9.8 75.0
2019 637 43.2 70.2 84.5 24.3 61.4 38.9 52.9 44.1 21.7 5.7 80.6
2023 89 41.6 62.2 91.3 28.8 66.7 41.6 53.8 42.7 18.4 2.2 100.0
2024 148 46.6 72.5 76.0 34.2 55.6 38.5 68.4 52.0 28.6 10.8 81.3
Player 956 43.7 69.6 83.5 25.5 60.6 38.8 53.7 44.8 22.7 6.5 80.6
MLB 48.6 66.9 82.0 28.4 58.0 42.6 60.9 47.1 24.8 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
2019 55 66 71
2024 8 6 2 4 29 36 21 67 37 27 81 66 87 62 72 75
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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 21.2 1 1.0 0 0 0 1 100.0
2019 22.9 6 6.0 0 0 5 2 33.3
2023 23.6 2 1.2 1 0 2 0 0.0
2024 24.1 2 2.3 0 0 3 0 0.0
Player 23.1 11 10.5 1 0 10 3 27.3

Expected Home Runs by Park

Year HR
2018 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
2019 6 7 3 6 7 6 7 5 4 6 5 4 6 6 6 6 6 6 7 7 7 7 7 7 5 6 5 7 7 7 6
2023 2 1 1 1 2 2 2 1 2 0 2 2 0 0 2 1 1 1 1 2 0 0 2 1 1 0 2 2 0 1 2
2024 2 1 2 2 2 2 2 3 2 2 2 2 3 3 3 2 3 3 2 3 3 2 3 2 3 2 2 2 3 2 2
Player 11 10 7 10 12 11 12 10 9 9 10 9 10 10 12 10 11 11 11 13 11 10 13 11 10 9 10 12 11 11 11
! 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 2018 2019 +/-   2020 +/-   2021 +/-   2022 +/-   2023 +/-   2024 +/-  
Fastball Velocity 91.0 -- 2.6 -- -- -- -- -- -- 93.4 -- 94.5 1.1
Offspeed Velocity 84.1 -- 3.0 -- -- -- -- -- -- 88.8 -- 89.6 0.8
Breaking Velocity 86.5 -- -0.6 -- -- -- -- -- -- 83.9 -- 84.9 1.0
Exit Velocity 92.2 -- -3.0 -- -- -- -- -- -- 89.5 -- 87.6 -1.9
Launch Angle 11.4 -- -2.9 -- -- -- -- -- -- 13.7 -- -2.0 -15.7
Barrel % 11.8 -- -4.8 -- -- -- -- -- -- 5.3 -- 10.3 5.0
Hard Hit % 47.1 -- -9.1 -- -- -- -- -- -- 36.8 -- 41.4 4.6
Sweet Spot % 41.2 -- -6.2 -- -- -- -- -- -- 47.4 -- 37.9 -9.5
xBA .302 -- -0.002 -- -- -- -- -- -- .332 -- .317 -0.015
BA .316 -- -0.052 -- -- -- -- -- -- .455 -- .278 -0.177
xwOBA .412 -- -0.012 -- -- -- -- -- -- .406 -- .396 -0.010
wOBA .372 -- -0.006 -- -- -- -- -- -- .548 -- .347 -0.201
xSLG .600 -- -0.097 -- -- -- -- -- -- .488 -- .575 0.087
SLG .526 -- -0.071 -- -- -- -- -- -- .773 -- .472 -0.301
K% 13.0 -- 3.6 -- -- -- -- -- -- 11.5 -- 18.4 6.9
BB% 13.0 -- 5.5 -- -- -- -- -- -- 11.5 -- 5.3 -6.2
Swing % 39.0 -- 5.1 -- -- -- -- -- -- 42.7 -- 52.0 9.3
Whiff% 21.9 -- -0.2 -- -- -- -- -- -- 18.4 -- 28.6 10.2
In Zone % 45.1 -- -1.9 -- -- -- -- -- -- 41.6 -- 46.6 5.0
Out of Zone % 54.9 -- 1.9 -- -- -- -- -- -- 58.4 -- 53.4 -5.0
Out of Zone Swing % 15.6 -- 8.7 -- -- -- -- -- -- 28.8 -- 34.2 5.4
First Pitch Swing % 17.4 -- 7.8 -- -- -- -- -- -- 30.8 -- 44.7 13.9
First Pitch Strike % 34.8 -- 18.1 -- -- -- -- -- -- 53.8 -- 68.4 14.6
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Statcast Fielder Positioning

vs RHHvs LHH
YearAlignment TypePAwOBAPATotal%PATotal%
2018 Shifts 22 .372 12 2 16.7 10 0 0.0
2019 Shifts 155 .366 97 7 7.2 58 24 41.4
2023 Shades 26 .548 17 0 0.0 9 1 11.1
2024 Shades 38 .347 21 0 0.0 17 11 64.7
! 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 %
2018 31 14.4 67.7% 0.0% 14 16.8 14.3% 0.0%
2019 146 15.0 50.0% 1.4% 132 20.2 1.5% 3.0%
2023 24 13.9 70.8% 0.0% 11 16.9 0.0% 0.0%
2024 36 15.2 44.4% 0.0% 19 17.2 0.0% 0.0%
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Pitch Distribution


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