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Will Vest
P | B/T: R/R | 6' 0" 180LBS | Age: 26

Draft: 2017 | Rd: 12, #365, Detroit Tigers | Stephen F. Austin State
Poor Avg Great

Stats

W L ERA G GS SV IP SO WHIP
2021 1 0 6.17 32 0 0 35.0 27 1.60
1 Season 1 0 6.17 32 0 0 35.0 27 1.60
G W-L ERA IP SO WHIP
2021 32 1-0 6.17 35.0 27 1.60
1 Season 32 1-0 6.17 35.0 27 1.60

Statcast Statistics

Season Age Pitches Batted Balls Barrels Barrel % Exit Velocity Max EV Launch Angle Sweet Spot % XBA XSLG WOBA XWOBA XWOBACON HardHit% K% BB% ERA xERA
2021 26 607 108 6 5.6 89.9 112.2 10 38 .285 .409 .355 .350 .371 37 17.3 11.5 6.17 5.41
607 108 6 5.6 89.9 112.2 10 38 .285 .409 .355 .350 .371 37 17.3 11.5
6.6 88.3 122.2 12 32.9 .242 .402 .317 .312 .363 35.6 22 8.4

Statcast Pitch Arsenal

Vest relies on 3 pitches.
4-Seam Fastball
(56.8%) ,
Slider
(23.4%) ,
Changeup
(19.8%) ,


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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 Ext. Whiff% PutAway%
2021 4-Seam Fastball 345 210 135 56.8 93.5 76 62 15 9 5 0 1 13 51 .242 .261 .371 .371 .326 .338 89.1 17 1989 6.0 21.3 16.7
2021 Slider 142 116 26 23.4 85.2 36 29 13 9 4 0 0 5 25 .448 .388 .586 .501 .474 .428 89.3 8 2378 5.9 31.5 10.9
2021 Changeup 120 31 89 19.8 84.5 44 41 10 5 4 0 1 9 32 .244 .247 .415 .400 .306 .308 87.7 -1 1539 6.0 19.4 17.3


Batted Ball Profile

Season GB % FB % LD % PU % Pull % Straight % Oppo % Weak % Topped % Under % Flare/Burner % Solid % Barrel %
2021 41.7 22.2 32.4 3.7 26.9 39.8 33.3 5.6 32.4 20.4 29.6 6.5 5.6
41.7 22.2 32.4 3.7 26.9 39.8 33.3 5.6 32.4 20.4 29.6 6.5 5.6
45.1 22.5 25.4 7.1 36.6 37.8 25.5 3.7 33.2 24.4 24.4 5.7 6.6

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
2021 4-Seamer SEA R 341 93.5 16.9 -1.4 -9 11.3 3.6 46
2021 Changeup SEA R 120 84.5 34.2 2.9 9 15.2 1 7
2021 Slider SEA R 142 85.2 40.6 4.7 13 7.3 1.4 25
! 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 %
2021 Slider 3.6 5 142 23.4 36 .448 .586 .481 31.5 13.9 10.9 .388 .501 .429 40
2021 Changeup 3.7 4 120 19.8 44 .244 .415 .33 19.4 20.5 17.3 .247 .4 .308 28.1
2021 4-Seamer -0.5 -2 345 56.8 76 .242 .371 .33 21.3 17.1 16.7 .261 .371 .339 41.2
! 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
2021 Changeup 120 84.5 99 16.2 2:30 2:45 -15
2021 4-Seam Fastball 337 93.5 97 18.1 1:30 1:15 15
2021 Slider 141 85.2 32 9.5 6:45 8:00 -75
! Note: This table is showing data from the PITCHER perspective.
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Swing/Take

Runs
Year Team PA Pitches Heart Shadow Chase Waste All
2021 156 607 -1 -2 8 3 8
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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 %
2021 607 47.4 71.5 79.1 24.8 72.2 40 64.1 47 22.8 6.4 82.1
607 47.4 71.5 79.1 24.8 72.2 40 64.1 47 22.8 6.4 82.1
48.5 66.8 82 28.3 58.5 42.6 60.6 47 24.6 7.2 76

Percentile Rankings

Year xwOBA xBA xSLG xISO xOBP Brl Brl% EV HardHit% K% BB% Whiff% xERA FB Velo FB Spin CB Spin
2021 53 6
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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 23.6 2 1.8 0 0 1 1 50

Expected Home Runs by Park

Year HR
2021 2 2 1 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 1 1 2 2 1 2 2 2 1 2 2 1 2 2 2 2 2 2 2
! 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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Statcast Shift Statistics

vs RHHvs LHH
YearPAwOBAPAShifts%PAShifts%
2021 156 .355 86 15 17.4 70 36 51.4

Pitch Distribution