Yainer Diaz
C | Bats/Throws: R/R | 6' 0" 195LBS | Age: 25
PA AB R H HR SB AVG OBP SLG OPS
2022 9 8 0 1 0 0 .125 .222 .250 .472
2023 377 355 51 100 23 0 .282 .308 .538 .846
2024 262 247 29 63 7 1 .255 .286 .405 .691
3 Seasons 648 610 80 164 30 1 .269 .298 .480 .778
AVG HR SB OPS
2022 .125 0 0 .472
2023 .282 23 0 .846
2024 .255 7 1 .691
3 Seasons .269 30 1 .778
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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%
2022 23 31 6 1 16.7 11.1 93.7 105.9 24.0 16.7 .177 .399 .217 .295 .327 50.0 22.2 11.1
2023 24 1298 287 35 12.2 9.3 90.3 110.9 11.5 36.9 .285 .539 .354 .357 .430 43.9 19.6 2.9
2024 25 921 210 15 7.1 5.8 90.6 111.3 8.6 28.6 .281 .431 .297 .323 .359 49.0 14.3 4.2
Player 2250 503 51 10.1 7.9 90.5 111.3 10.4 33.2 .282 .494 .329 .343 .399 46.1 17.5 3.6
MLB 6.9 4.8 88.5 122.4 12.2 33.1 .245 .406 .316 .316 .369 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
2022 50.0 16.7 0.0 33.3 16.7 66.7 16.7 0.0 50.0 33.3 0.0 0.0 16.7 11.1
2023 44.3 29.6 22.6 3.5 39.4 35.5 25.1 3.5 31.0 21.3 24.7 7.3 12.2 9.3
2024 53.3 21.4 20.0 5.2 41.0 34.8 24.3 1.9 39.5 18.1 26.2 7.1 7.1 5.8
Player 48.1 26.0 21.3 4.6 39.8 35.6 24.7 2.8 34.8 20.1 25.0 7.2 10.1 7.9
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 4.8
! 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 %
2024 4-Seam Fastball 0.5 1 249 27.0 54 .280 .520 .382 18.6 20.4 13.9 .267 .426 .326 59.0
2024 Slider 2.0 4 192 20.8 66 .311 .557 .386 23.1 10.6 14.3 .334 .577 .397 58.9
2024 Sinker 1.9 3 136 14.8 41 .316 .447 .385 10.3 9.8 16.7 .306 .402 .329 57.1
2024 Changeup -4.2 -4 103 11.2 33 .182 .242 .212 28.8 15.2 14.3 .262 .408 .287 35.7
2024 Curveball -3.2 -3 86 9.3 23 .130 .130 .117 32.6 21.7 18.5 .185 .223 .175 22.2
2024 Sweeper -1.5 -1 63 6.8 17 .250 .250 .253 23.5 17.6 14.3 .276 .349 .295 30.8
2024 Cutter -3.9 -2 48 5.2 12 .182 .182 .208 30.3 16.7 16.7 .306 .534 .386 55.6
2024 Split-Finger -2.7 -1 29 3.1 9 .000 .000 .100 0.0 0.0 0.0 .167 .189 .156 22.2
2024 Slurve 11.3 2 15 1.6 4 .667 1.000 .713 25.0 0.0 0.0 .382 .558 .480 66.7
2023 4-Seam Fastball -0.3 -1 323 24.9 86 .287 .475 .337 31.5 30.2 25.5 .264 .525 .344 58.9
2023 Slider -1.0 -3 322 24.8 99 .219 .500 .350 28.1 17.2 17.7 .229 .453 .292 40.0
2023 Sinker -0.8 -2 207 15.9 71 .224 .388 .298 11.2 8.5 14.6 .286 .405 .316 34.4
2023 Changeup 2.1 3 132 10.2 44 .375 .700 .461 28.4 20.5 20.5 .386 .704 .468 43.8
2023 Curveball -2.8 -3 121 9.3 24 .261 .304 .240 37.7 29.2 20.0 .256 .320 .242 47.1
2023 Sweeper -1.1 -1 87 6.7 19 .250 .250 .311 33.3 21.1 16.7 .214 .251 .251 7.7
2023 Cutter 8.6 6 74 5.7 24 .435 1.261 .692 27.7 12.5 20.0 .409 1.341 .710 60.0
2023 Split-Finger 22.9 3 12 0.9 6 .667 1.000 .717 40.0 33.3 50.0 .389 .463 .368 50.0
2023 Knuckleball 3.1 0 3 0.2 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2022 Sinker 0.4 0 9 29.0 1 .000 .000 .000 33.3 0.0 0.0 .003 .003 .003 0.0
2022 4-Seam Fastball -0.3 0 8 25.8 3 .000 .000 .233 33.3 0.0 0.0 .174 .186 .339 50.0
2022 Slider -1.1 0 7 22.6 3 .333 .667 .417 33.3 33.3 25.0 .315 .899 .509 50.0
2022 Curveball -3.1 0 5 16.1 1 .000 .000 .000 50.0 100.0 50.0 -- -- .000 --
2022 Cutter 2.4 0 2 6.5 1 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 -- .118 .118 .114 100.0
! Note: Years are in reverse order.
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Swing/Take

Runs
Year Team PA Pitches Heart Shadow Chase Waste All
2023 391 1,341 2 -5 -3 6 0
2024 259 921 11 -16 0 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 %
2022 31 32.3 80.0 100.0 57.1 41.7 32.3 44.4 64.5 35.0 12.9 75.0
2023 1,298 45.1 76.4 82.8 44.0 57.6 39.4 45.9 58.6 27.6 7.9 79.4
2024 921 45.4 78.7 89.7 40.2 60.4 39.1 43.6 57.7 21.5 6.1 89.3
Player 2,250 45.0 77.4 85.8 42.7 58.3 39.2 45.0 58.3 25.2 7.2 82.7
MLB 48.6 67.0 82.0 28.4 57.9 42.6 29.8 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
2023 82 91 96 93 29 66 79 69 67 65 65 1 37 1 56
2024 51 85 61 43 42 59 42 73 79 88 92 8 66 3 48 62 27
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Expected Home Runs

Year Team Avg HR Trot Actual HR xHR HR-xHR Doubters Mostly Gone No Doubters No Doubter %
2022 -- 0 0.5 -1 0 1 0 --
2023 22.7 23 23.8 -1 3 19 9 39.1
2024 23.8 7 5.9 1 3 4 3 42.9
Player 23.0 30 30.3 0 6 24 12 40.0

Expected Home Runs by Park

Year HR
2022 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 1 1 1 0 1 0 1 1 1 1
2023 23 21 19 25 25 25 28 23 24 20 22 25 22 22 29 24 28 23 26 29 22 22 30 26 20 20 24 25 26 22 18
2024 7 5 5 8 6 6 7 7 6 4 6 8 4 5 6 5 7 5 5 7 7 5 8 8 5 5 5 5 6 6 6
Player 30 27 24 33 31 31 36 30 30 24 28 33 27 28 35 30 36 28 31 36 30 28 39 35 25 26 29 31 33 29 25
! 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 2022 2023 +/-   2024 +/-  
Exit Velocity 93.7 90.3 -3.4 90.6 0.3
Launch Angle 24.0 11.5 -12.5 8.6 -2.9
Barrel % 16.7 12.2 -4.5 7.1 -5.1
Hard Hit % 50.0 43.9 -6.1 49.0 5.1
LA Sweet-Spot % 16.7 36.9 20.2 28.6 -8.3
xBA .177 .285 0.108 .281 -0.004
BA .125 .282 0.157 .254 -0.028
xwOBA .295 .357 0.062 .323 -0.034
wOBA .217 .354 0.137 .297 -0.057
xSLG .399 .539 0.140 .431 -0.108
SLG .250 .538 0.288 .398 -0.140
K% 22.2 19.6 -2.6 14.3 -5.3
BB% 11.1 2.9 -8.2 4.2 1.3
Swing % 64.5 58.6 -5.9 57.7 -0.9
Whiff% 35.0 27.6 -7.4 21.5 -6.1
In Zone % 32.3 45.1 12.8 45.4 0.3
Out of Zone % 67.7 54.9 -12.8 54.6 -0.3
Out of Zone Swing % 57.1 44.0 -13.1 40.2 -3.8
First Pitch Swing % 44.4 45.9 1.5 43.6 -2.3
First Pitch Strike % 55.6 67.9 12.3 63.3 -4.6
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Statcast Fielder Positioning

wOBA
SeasonAlignment TypeBat SidePAShifts/Shades%No Shift/ShadeShift/Shade
2022 Shifts R 9 0 0.0 .217
2023 Shades R 377 18 4.8 .358 .255
2024 Shades R 247 28 11.3 .268 .458
! 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 %
2022 6 18.6 0.0% 0.0% 4 21.2 0.0% 0.0%
2023 288 15.5 42.4% 0.7% 183 18.3 8.2% 0.0%
2024 214 15.5 43.9% 0.0% 120 18.5 5.0% 0.0%
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