Yermín Mercedes
DH | Bats/Throws: R/R | 5' 11" 245LBS | Age: 31
PA AB R H HR SB AVG OBP SLG OPS
2020 1 1 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000
2021 262 240 26 65 7 0 .271 .328 .404 .732
2022 83 73 9 17 1 0 .233 .325 .342 .667
3 Seasons 346 314 35 82 8 0 .261 .327 .389 .716
AVG HR SB OPS
2020 .000 0 0 .000
2021 .271 7 0 .732
2022 .233 1 0 .667
3 Seasons .261 8 0 .716
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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
Sweet
Spot %
XBA XSLG WOBA XWOBA XWOBACON HardHit% K% BB%
2020 27 6 1 0 0.0 0.0 90.9 90.9 -0.4 0.0 .255 .289 .000 .232 .232 0.0 0.0 0.0
2021 28 1097 195 14 7.2 5.3 87.3 116.8 15.8 35.4 .246 .417 .317 .313 .347 29.2 17.6 7.6
2022 29 353 56 4 7.1 4.8 87.5 111.7 25.3 42.9 .253 .392 .301 .329 .364 28.6 20.5 10.8
Player 1456 252 18 7.1 5.2 87.4 116.8 17.9 36.9 .248 .410 .313 .316 .351 29.0 18.2 8.4
MLB 6.9 4.7 88.4 122.4 12.2 33.1 .245 .406 .316 .315 .369 36.3 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
2020 100.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 100.0 0.0 0.0 100.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2021 40.5 28.2 23.1 8.2 35.4 33.8 30.8 4.6 29.7 33.8 21.5 3.1 7.2 5.3
2022 26.8 33.9 25.0 14.3 32.1 39.3 28.6 3.6 17.9 37.5 30.4 3.6 7.1 4.8
Player 37.7 29.4 23.4 9.5 34.5 35.3 30.2 4.4 27.4 34.5 23.4 3.2 7.1 5.2
MLB 44.6 23.5 24.9 7.0 37.0 37.6 25.3 3.9 32.9 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 -1.2 -2 144 40.8 27 .208 .375 .298 24.0 25.9 15.2 .223 .435 .329 35.3
2022 Curveball -1.0 0 51 14.4 10 .300 .400 .305 15.4 20.0 10.0 .284 .438 .313 37.5
2022 Slider 2.5 1 47 13.3 10 .300 .300 .360 30.0 30.0 21.4 .211 .265 .208 0.0
2022 Sinker -1.4 0 36 10.2 9 .200 .200 .411 20.0 33.3 25.0 .219 .240 .423 100.0
2022 Changeup 3.8 1 31 8.8 11 .400 .700 .486 27.8 9.1 7.7 .410 .564 .448 22.2
2022 Cutter -5.7 -1 25 7.1 10 .111 .111 .160 17.6 0.0 0.0 .257 .326 .301 22.2
2022 Split-Finger 1.1 0 7 2.0 2 .000 .000 .350 0.0 0.0 0.0 .031 .056 .370 0.0
2022 Sweeper -8.3 -1 7 2.0 3 .000 .000 .000 40.0 33.3 50.0 .133 .362 .205 50.0
2021 4-Seam Fastball 0.0 0 377 34.4 73 .238 .397 .358 24.4 20.5 11.0 .199 .368 .293 22.4
2021 Slider -2.4 -6 246 22.4 69 .143 .254 .241 26.1 27.5 19.8 .161 .299 .238 22.7
2021 Curveball 0.0 0 134 12.2 29 .214 .321 .279 27.4 13.8 8.2 .302 .469 .344 29.2
2021 Sinker 2.1 3 134 12.2 41 .342 .368 .367 2.7 7.3 7.9 .279 .380 .316 28.6
2021 Cutter 2.0 2 82 7.5 16 .563 .563 .563 18.8 6.3 3.4 .370 .516 .383 46.7
2021 Changeup 3.5 3 79 7.2 22 .429 .667 .482 26.1 4.5 4.8 .309 .524 .368 35.0
2021 Sweeper -1.5 0 22 2.0 4 .250 .250 .225 33.3 50.0 20.0 .433 .504 .411 50.0
2021 Split-Finger 6.1 1 15 1.4 5 .400 1.000 .580 12.5 20.0 12.5 .425 1.008 .599 75.0
2020 4-Seam Fastball -1.2 0 4 66.7 -- -- -- 0.0 -- -- -- -- -- --
2020 Slider -14.2 0 2 33.3 1 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 .255 .289 .232 0.0
! Note: Years are in reverse order.
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Swing/Take

Runs
Year Team PA Pitches Heart Shadow Chase Waste All
2021 261 1,097 -9 1 5 5 3
2022 83 353 -2 -5 4 0 -3
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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 6 50.0 66.7 100.0 0.0 -- 33.3 0.0 33.3 0.0 0.0 --
2021 1,097 44.8 70.7 83.0 39.6 70.8 41.8 26.3 53.5 22.0 6.7 74.0
2022 353 45.0 67.9 80.6 35.1 70.6 41.6 28.9 49.9 22.7 6.2 72.7
Player 1,456 44.8 70.0 82.5 38.4 70.8 41.8 26.9 52.5 22.1 6.5 73.7
MLB 48.6 67.0 82.0 28.5 58.0 42.6 29.6 47.1 24.8 7.3 76.1
! 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
2021 98 37
2022 79 17
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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 28.0 7 7.1 0 2 2 5 71.4
2022 22.2 1 0.9 0 0 1 0 0.0
Player 27.3 8 8.0 0 2 3 5 62.5

Expected Home Runs by Park

Year HR
2021 7 7 8 7 7 7 7 7 5 7 7 8 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 8 7 7 7 7 7 8 7 7 7
2022 1 1 0 1 1 1 1 0 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 0 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Player 8 8 8 8 8 8 8 7 6 8 8 9 8 8 8 8 8 8 8 8 8 8 8 8 8 8 8 9 8 8 8
! 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 90.9 87.3 -3.6 87.5 0.2
Launch Angle -0.4 15.8 16.2 25.3 9.5
Barrel % 0.0 7.2 7.2 7.1 -0.1
Hard Hit % 0.0 29.2 29.2 28.6 -0.6
Sweet Spot % 0.0 35.4 35.4 42.9 7.5
xBA .255 .246 -0.009 .253 0.007
BA .000 .271 0.271 .233 -0.038
xwOBA .232 .313 0.081 .329 0.016
wOBA .000 .317 0.317 .301 -0.016
xSLG .289 .417 0.128 .392 -0.025
SLG .000 .404 0.404 .342 -0.062
K% 0.0 17.6 17.6 20.5 2.9
BB% 0.0 7.6 7.6 10.8 3.2
Swing % 33.3 53.5 20.2 49.9 -3.6
Whiff% 0.0 22.0 22.0 22.7 0.7
In Zone % 50.0 44.8 -5.2 45.0 0.2
Out of Zone % 50.0 55.2 5.2 55.0 -0.2
Out of Zone Swing % 0.0 39.6 39.6 35.1 -4.5
First Pitch Swing % 0.0 26.3 26.3 28.9 2.6
First Pitch Strike % 0.0 59.5 59.5 61.4 1.9
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Statcast Fielder Positioning

wOBA
SeasonAlignment TypeBat SidePAShifts/Shades%No Shift/ShadeShift/Shade
2020 Shifts R 1 0 0.0 .000
2021 Shifts R 261 27 10.3 .284 .603
2022 Shifts R 83 19 22.9 .306 .286
! 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 0 -- -- -- 4 24.4 0.0% 0.0%
2021 282 18.0 23.0% 3.5% 171 23.4 0.0% 12.9%
2022 88 18.3 25.0% 5.7% 63 21.3 6.3% 14.3%
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