Yadiel Hernandez
LF | Bats/Throws: L/R | 5' 9" 185LBS | Age: 36
PA AB R H HR SB AVG OBP SLG OPS
2020 28 26 3 5 1 0 .192 .214 .423 .637
2021 289 264 33 72 9 3 .273 .329 .413 .742
2022 327 305 30 82 9 2 .269 .312 .410 .722
3 Seasons 644 595 66 159 19 5 .267 .315 .412 .727
AVG HR SB OPS
2020 .192 1 0 .637
2021 .273 9 3 .742
2022 .269 9 2 .722
3 Seasons .267 19 5 .727
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 32 121 15 1 6.7 3.6 88.3 100.6 6.5 46.7 .182 .312 .260 .227 .377 40.0 42.9 3.6
2021 33 1155 207 12 5.8 4.2 89.7 106.0 5.2 31.4 .246 .414 .320 .312 .360 38.6 20.4 7.6
2022 34 1303 233 20 8.6 6.1 88.8 108.0 3.5 35.6 .247 .411 .315 .313 .381 42.1 22.6 5.8
Player 2579 455 33 7.3 5.1 89.2 108.0 4.4 34.1 .244 .408 .315 .309 .371 40.4 22.5 6.5
MLB 6.9 4.7 88.5 122.4 12.2 33.1 .245 .406 .316 .316 .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 53.3 26.7 20.0 0.0 26.7 40.0 33.3 6.7 40.0 13.3 26.7 6.7 6.7 3.6
2021 55.6 21.7 22.2 0.5 28.5 39.6 31.9 4.8 39.1 14.0 26.6 9.7 5.8 4.2
2022 50.6 23.2 25.3 0.9 28.3 45.5 26.2 3.9 34.3 15.5 28.8 7.7 8.6 6.1
Player 53.0 22.6 23.7 0.7 28.4 42.6 29.0 4.4 36.7 14.7 27.7 8.6 7.3 5.1
MLB 44.6 23.5 24.8 7.1 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 %
2022 4-Seam Fastball 0.8 4 441 33.8 102 .322 .444 .396 31.8 22.5 17.7 .265 .450 .357 52.9
2022 Changeup -1.1 -2 205 15.7 61 .241 .310 .279 30.2 23.0 18.2 .238 .338 .272 27.3
2022 Slider -0.3 -1 199 15.3 52 .212 .365 .251 31.5 26.9 22.6 .231 .437 .285 31.6
2022 Sinker -1.9 -3 160 12.3 46 .250 .364 .285 16.9 15.2 16.3 .254 .385 .295 54.1
2022 Curveball -0.7 -1 154 11.8 27 .185 .370 .233 23.6 22.2 11.3 .159 .249 .177 19.0
2022 Cutter 2.3 2 88 6.8 24 .400 .750 .523 33.3 16.7 23.5 .400 .726 .518 62.5
2022 Split-Finger -2.1 -1 39 3.0 11 .273 .273 .245 45.5 45.5 25.0 .128 .160 .127 33.3
2022 Sweeper 9.2 1 13 1.0 4 .333 1.333 .500 25.0 25.0 20.0 .277 .852 .645 66.7
2022 Slurve -2.9 0 4 0.3 -- -- -- 100.0 -- -- -- -- -- --
2021 4-Seam Fastball 0.0 0 420 36.4 88 .256 .462 .370 31.7 19.3 14.0 .226 .423 .322 44.3
2021 Slider -0.8 -1 198 17.1 59 .276 .414 .336 30.9 27.1 25.0 .221 .401 .270 33.3
2021 Curveball -3.6 -5 150 13.0 37 .091 .091 .130 32.7 35.1 28.9 .185 .231 .218 19.0
2021 Sinker 2.0 3 138 11.9 40 .389 .556 .463 11.6 5.0 6.7 .352 .562 .420 41.2
2021 Changeup 1.3 1 112 9.7 30 .367 .567 .402 34.9 16.7 14.3 .277 .482 .324 40.0
2021 Cutter 1.3 1 83 7.2 16 .400 .467 .403 13.2 0.0 0.0 .335 .482 .373 46.7
2021 Split-Finger -2.2 -1 40 3.5 14 .200 .200 .279 26.1 14.3 11.8 .245 .348 .371 44.4
2021 Slurve -10.5 -1 8 0.7 3 .000 .000 .000 100.0 100.0 60.0 -- -- .000 --
2021 Sweeper -0.8 0 3 0.3 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2020 Sinker -0.5 0 30 24.8 9 .222 .444 .278 25.0 33.3 30.0 .211 .324 .233 33.3
2020 4-Seam Fastball 1.6 0 27 22.3 4 .333 .333 .400 42.9 50.0 22.2 .280 .373 .386 100.0
2020 Changeup -1.0 0 26 21.5 5 .200 .400 .250 27.8 40.0 15.4 .246 .310 .247 66.7
2020 Slider -5.8 -1 15 12.4 4 .000 .000 .000 33.3 50.0 40.0 .016 .016 .018 0.0
2020 Curveball -9.0 -1 12 9.9 4 .000 .000 .000 40.0 50.0 33.3 .025 .025 .049 0.0
2020 Cutter 14.4 1 8 6.6 2 .500 2.000 1.000 20.0 50.0 33.3 .317 1.201 .608 100.0
2020 Split-Finger 0.5 0 3 2.5 -- -- -- 100.0 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
! Note: Years are in reverse order.
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Swing/Take

Runs
Year Team PA Pitches Heart Shadow Chase Waste All
2020 28 121 -2 0 0 1 -1
2021 288 1,155 -9 -8 9 5 -3
2022 327 1,303 -5 -8 8 3 -1
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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 121 45.5 80.0 72.7 40.9 59.3 46.3 42.9 58.7 32.4 5.8 85.7
2021 1,155 46.7 74.6 76.4 26.6 60.4 40.6 31.3 49.0 28.3 8.1 79.6
2022 1,303 48.3 72.9 76.3 31.5 57.1 43.7 27.5 51.5 29.5 7.2 81.9
Player 2,579 47.5 73.9 76.1 29.7 58.6 42.5 29.9 50.7 29.1 7.5 80.9
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
2020 9 14
2021 40 21 25
2022 40 15 33
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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 22.8 1 1.3 0 0 2 0 0.0
2021 24.0 9 9.2 0 7 9 2 22.2
2022 24.4 9 9.1 0 5 6 4 44.4
Player 24.1 19 19.6 -1 12 17 6 31.6

Expected Home Runs by Park

Year HR
2020 1 1 0 2 2 1 2 1 1 1 1 2 1 1 1 1 2 1 1 2 1 1 1 1 2 1 1 2 1 2 1
2021 9 10 14 6 10 10 11 9 7 5 10 14 6 8 10 9 6 8 9 11 9 9 11 9 6 7 13 11 8 10 9
2022 9 8 9 10 9 11 10 7 7 7 8 11 10 9 11 12 8 7 9 10 8 8 12 10 8 7 9 11 11 9 8
Player 19 19 23 18 21 22 23 17 15 13 19 27 17 18 22 22 16 16 19 23 18 18 24 20 16 15 23 24 20 21 18
! 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 +/-  
Exit Velocity 88.3 89.7 1.4 88.8 -0.9
Launch Angle 6.5 5.2 -1.3 3.5 -1.7
Barrel % 6.7 5.8 -0.9 8.6 2.8
Hard Hit % 40.0 38.6 -1.4 42.1 3.5
LA Sweet-Spot % 46.7 31.4 -15.3 35.6 4.2
xBA .182 .246 0.064 .247 0.001
BA .192 .273 0.081 .269 -0.004
xwOBA .227 .312 0.085 .313 0.001
wOBA .260 .320 0.060 .315 -0.005
xSLG .312 .414 0.102 .411 -0.003
SLG .423 .413 -0.010 .410 -0.003
K% 42.9 20.4 -22.5 22.6 2.2
BB% 3.6 7.6 4.0 5.8 -1.8
Swing % 58.7 49.0 -9.7 51.5 2.5
Whiff% 32.4 28.3 -4.1 29.5 1.2
In Zone % 45.5 46.7 1.2 48.3 1.6
Out of Zone % 54.5 53.3 -1.2 51.7 -1.6
Out of Zone Swing % 40.9 26.6 -14.3 31.5 4.9
First Pitch Swing % 42.9 31.3 -11.6 27.5 -3.8
First Pitch Strike % 75.0 56.3 -18.7 61.2 4.9
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Statcast Fielder Positioning

wOBA
SeasonAlignment TypeBat SidePAShifts/Shades%No Shift/ShadeShift/Shade
2020 Shifts L 28 2 7.1 .246 .441
2021 Shifts L 285 109 38.2 .323 .307
2022 Shifts L 323 137 42.4 .343 .279
! 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 17.0 15.4% 0.0% 27 24.1 0.0% 22.2%
2021 318 19.0 11.9% 2.5% 197 25.1 0.0% 18.3%
2022 340 17.5 20.0% 1.2% 227 23.3 0.0% 8.8%
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