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Yoenis Céspedes
LF | B/T: R/R | 5' 11" 225LBS | Age: 35

Poor Avg Great

Stats

PA AB R H HR RBI SB AVG OBP SLG OPS
2020 34 31 3 5 2 4 0 .161 .235 .387 .622
8 Seasons 3490 3191 475 870 165 528 43 .273 .327 .497 .824
AVG HR RBI SB OPS
2020 .161 2 4 0 .622
8 Seasons .273 165 528 43 .824

Statcast Batting Statistics

Season Age Pitches Batted Balls Barrels Barrel % Exit Velocity Max EV Launch Angle Sweet Spot % XBA XSLG WOBA XWOBA XWOBACON HardHit% K% BB%
2015 30 2722 497 55 11.1 92.2 112.9 12.2 32.4 .290 .537 .367 .374 .459 45.5 20.9 4.9
2016 31 2193 377 37 9.8 91.7 114.6 16.3 32.9 .281 .523 .369 .371 .434 47.7 19.9 9.4
2017 32 1317 232 26 11.2 90.1 115.2 18.9 29.7 .271 .518 .369 .355 .414 44.6 19 8.1
2018 33 592 93 10 10.8 90.8 115.1 19.7 36.6 .200 .400 .345 .290 .394 46.2 31.8 8.3
2020 35 135 16 2 12.5 86 106.9 17.3 50 .215 .412 .267 .304 .512 50 44.1 5.9
6959 1215 130 10.7 91.4 115.2 15.4 32.6 .274 .515 .364 .360 .438 46.1 21.7 7.2
6.6 88.3 122.2 12 32.9 .242 .402 .317 .312 .363 35.6 22 8.4




Fastball: 4 Seam, 2 Seam, Cutter, Sinker. Offspeed: Split, Change, Fork, Screw. Breaking: Slider, Curve, Knuckle, Other
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Pitch Tracking

Year Pitch Type # % PA AB H 1B 2B 3B HR SO BBE BA XBA SLG XSLG WOBA XWOBA EV LA Whiff% PutAway%
2020 Fastballs 68 50.4 17 15 4 1 1 0 2 7 8 .267 .272 .733 .610 .442 .409 90.7 28 30.0 35.0
2020 Breaking 51 37.8 11 11 1 1 0 0 0 6 5 .091 .146 .091 .183 .080 .141 83.4 14 30.8 35.3
2020 Offspeed 16 11.9 6 5 0 0 0 0 0 2 3 .000 .196 .000 .318 .116 .303 77.7 -7 50.0 28.6
2018 Fastballs 393 66.5 93 84 23 15 4 0 4 26 59 .274 .197 .464 .358 .342 .278 91.9 21 22.6 29.9
2018 Breaking 124 21.0 38 34 8 3 1 0 4 14 21 .235 .201 .618 .479 .370 .319 90.0 18 36.9 35.0
2018 Offspeed 74 12.5 24 23 6 4 1 0 1 10 13 .261 .210 .435 .435 .312 .288 87.1 18 38.0 31.3
! Note: Years are in reverse order.
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Batted Ball Profile

Season GB % FB % LD % PU % Pull % Straight % Oppo % Weak % Topped % Under % Flare/Burner % Solid % Barrel %
2015 42.9 23.5 28 5.6 39.4 39.8 20.7 2.4 30.6 21.3 24.9 7.6 11.1
2016 37.7 26 27.3 9 36.6 39.3 24.1 1.9 27.1 27.1 27.3 6.4 9.8
2017 34.9 31.9 19.8 13.4 38.4 36.6 25 4.3 21.6 33.6 22.4 6.5 11.2
2018 30.1 32.3 23.7 14 38.7 39.8 21.5 2.2 23.7 36.6 20.4 6.5 10.8
2020 37.5 12.5 37.5 12.5 81.3 12.5 6.3 6.3 31.3 18.8 18.8 12.5 12.5
38.7 26.4 26 8.9 38.8 38.7 22.5 2.6 27.2 26.6 24.8 7 10.7
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

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 %
2020 Splitter -16.2 0 3 2.2 1 0 0 0 66.7 100 50 0
2020 Sinker 49.3 3 6 4.4 3 .667 2 1.083 0 0 0 .591 1.451 .839 33.3
2020 Cutter -7.5 -1 16 11.9 4 0 0 0 25 50 50 .114 .121 .113 100
2020 Curveball -4 -1 28 20.7 4 0 0 0 30 50 22.2 .082 .093 .076 50
2020 Changeup -0.4 0 13 9.6 5 0 0 .32 42.9 20 20 .245 .397 .364 33.3
2020 Slider -5.5 -1 23 17 7 .143 .143 .129 31.3 57.1 50 .183 .234 .178 33.3
2020 4-Seamer -0.4 0 46 34.1 10 .25 .625 .43 38.9 50 33.3 .232 .54 .396 66.7
2018 Splitter 25.4 2 6 1 2 1 1.5 1.075 25 0 0 .444 .563 .421 100
2018 Cutter -1.5 0 21 3.5 5 0 0 .32 33.3 40 40 .061 .175 .217 50
2018 Curveball 6.2 2 37 6.3 12 .25 1 .5 56.3 66.7 42.1 .196 .692 .365 75
2018 Changeup 1 1 67 11.3 22 .19 .333 .245 40 45.5 33.3 .187 .423 .277 27.3
2018 Slider 0.8 1 87 14.7 26 .227 .409 .31 30.6 23.1 28.6 .203 .363 .299 41.2
2018 Sinker 1.5 2 141 23.8 31 .379 .552 .423 7 9.7 16.7 .307 .512 .375 46.2
2018 4-Seamer -0.5 -1 231 39 57 .235 .451 .321 29.7 36.8 32.8 .146 .285 .232 48.4
2017 Knuckleball 14.6 1 4 0.3 1 1 2 1.25 0 0 0 .713 1.978 1.105 100
2017 Splitter -0.5 0 16 1.2 4 .5 .5 .45 27.3 50 25 .248 .265 .23 50
2017 Cutter -3.5 -3 86 6.5 18 .167 .222 .169 25 33.3 18.2 .215 .293 .218 16.7
2017 Changeup -0.5 0 104 7.9 28 .167 .333 .28 30.8 32.1 25.7 .136 .316 .26 33.3
2017 Curveball 0.6 1 130 9.9 33 .333 .567 .414 24.2 21.2 13.7 .312 .559 .396 39.1
2017 Slider -0.3 -1 217 16.5 60 .241 .463 .349 30 30 22.8 .211 .392 .309 41.7
2017 Sinker 1.9 5 247 18.8 68 .349 .603 .427 12.7 5.9 6.2 .362 .625 .435 50.8
2017 4-Seamer 2 10 498 37.8 100 .323 .656 .427 17.5 14 10.7 .284 .617 .382 49.4
! Note: Years are in reverse order.
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Swing/Take

Runs
Year Team PA Pitches Heart Shadow Chase Waste All
2012 548 1992 -1 9 7 10 25
2013 590 2242 2 -6 10 7 13
2014 642 2400 10 3 1 7 19
2015 711 2865 13 6 6 11 36
2016 535 2166 10 -7 14 7 24
2017 315 1312 -2 0 8 5 11
2018 155 591 1 -3 4 3 6
2020 34 135 -2 0 0 1 -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 %
2015 2722 47.9 62.6 83 36.5 65.9 42.4 16.3 48.9 23.6 6.9 75.5
2016 2193 44.2 64.7 83.1 33.1 63.6 40.4 19.5 47 24.7 6.2 74.1
2017 1317 48.7 66 87.7 32.7 62.3 40.9 20.2 48.9 21 6.9 69.2
2018 592 47.7 66.7 80.3 33.7 55.8 39.6 24.2 49.3 28.4 9.5 71.4
2020 135 43 60.3 77.1 40.3 54.8 43.7 29.4 48.9 33.3 7.4 70
6959 46.8 64.2 83.7 34.5 63.4 41.3 19 48.3 24 6.9 73.3
48.5 66.8 82 28.3 58.5 42.6 29.2 47 24.6 7.2 76

Percentile Rankings

Year xwOBA xBA xSLG xISO xOBP Brl Brl% EV HardHit% K% BB% Whiff% Speed OAA
2015 94 96 96 94 72 97 92 97 91 35 15 35 85
2016 91 91 92 90 88 76 81 93 94 48 68 35 55
2017 63 4
2018 58
2020 4
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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 27.3 2 2 0 1 0 2 100

Expected Home Runs by Park

Year HR
2020 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 3 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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Year to Year Changes

Metric 2015 2016 +/-   2017 +/-   2018 +/-   2019 +/-   2020 +/-   2021 +/-  
Exit Velocity 92.2 91.7 -0.5 90.1 -1.6 0.7 undefined undefined
Launch Angle 12.2 16.3 4.1 18.9 2.6 0.8 undefined undefined
Barrel % 11.1 9.8 -1.3 11.2 1.4 -0.4 undefined undefined
Hard Hit % 45.5 47.7 2.2 44.6 -3.1 1.6 undefined undefined
Sweet Spot % 32.4 32.9 0.5 29.7 -3.2 6.9 undefined undefined
xBA .29 .281 -0.009 .271 -0.01 -0.071 undefined undefined
BA .291 .28 -0.011 .292 0.012 -0.03 undefined undefined
xwOBA .374 .371 -0.003 .355 -0.016 -0.065 undefined undefined
wOBA .367 .369 0.002 .369 0 -0.024 undefined undefined
xSLG .537 .523 -0.014 .518 -0.005 -0.118 undefined undefined
SLG .542 .53 -0.012 .54 0.01 -0.044 undefined undefined
K% 20.9 19.9 -1 19 -0.9 12.8 undefined undefined
BB% 4.9 9.4 4.5 8.1 -1.3 0.2 undefined undefined
Swing % 48.9 47 -1.9 48.9 1.9 0.4 undefined undefined
Whiff% 23.6 24.7 1.1 21 -3.7 7.4 undefined undefined
In Zone % 47.9 44.2 -3.7 48.7 4.5 -1 undefined undefined
Out of Zone % 52.1 55.8 3.7 51.3 -4.5 1 undefined undefined
Out of Zone Swing % 36.5 33.1 -3.4 32.7 -0.4 1 undefined undefined
First Pitch Swing % 16.3 19.5 3.2 20.2 0.7 4 undefined undefined
First Pitch Strike % 58.4 59.3 0.9 60.7 1.4 -1.5 undefined undefined
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Statcast Shift Statistics

SeasonBat SidePAShifts%wOBA - No ShiftwOBA - Shift
2016 R 525 131 25.0 .371 .355
2017 R 315 61 19.4 .353 .443
2018 R 155 63 40.6 .384 .287
2020 R 34 1 2.9 .275 .000

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