Yordan Alvarez
LF | Bats/Throws: L/R | 6' 5" 225LBS | Age: 26
PA AB R H HR SB AVG OBP SLG OPS
2021 598 537 92 149 33 1 .277 .346 .531 .877
2022 561 470 95 144 37 1 .306 .406 .613 1.019
2023 496 410 77 120 31 0 .293 .407 .583 .990
5 Seasons 2,033 1,738 324 513 129 2 .295 .390 .588 .978
AVG HR SB OPS
2021 .277 33 1 .877
2022 .306 37 1 1.019
2023 .293 31 0 .990
5 Seasons .295 129 2 .978
MLB Percentile Rankings
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%
2019 22 1494 221 37 16.7 10.0 92.2 117.9 13.4 39.4 .288 .597 .432 .410 .522 48.9 25.5 14.1
2020 23 35 7 0 0.0 0.0 98.6 113.1 6.4 0.0 .278 .450 .399 .361 .360 71.4 11.1 0.0
2021 24 2397 395 63 15.9 10.5 93.2 116.4 14.1 37.2 .279 .570 .369 .389 .490 54.2 24.2 8.4
2022 25 2195 371 78 21.0 13.9 95.2 117.4 12.3 40.7 .329 .672 .427 .462 .548 59.8 18.9 13.9
2023 26 1908 322 58 18.0 11.7 93.3 117.7 17.1 35.7 .300 .626 .415 .438 .500 52.2 18.5 13.9
Player 8029 1316 236 17.9 11.6 93.6 117.9 14.1 38.0 .299 .615 .408 .425 .513 54.5 21.5 12.2
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
2019 37.6 30.8 28.1 3.6 40.3 34.4 25.3 3.2 24.4 22.2 27.1 5.4 16.7 10.0
2020 57.1 28.6 14.3 0.0 42.9 28.6 28.6 0.0 42.9 14.3 14.3 28.6 0.0 0.0
2021 38.0 30.1 27.6 4.3 34.2 37.5 28.4 3.0 29.1 23.8 20.5 7.6 15.9 10.5
2022 39.9 30.5 27.0 2.7 39.1 38.8 22.1 0.8 29.1 18.1 23.2 7.5 21.0 13.9
2023 36.0 35.7 22.4 5.9 40.4 32.3 27.3 3.1 23.3 27.3 20.8 7.1 18.0 11.7
Player 38.1 31.7 26.1 4.1 38.1 36.0 25.8 2.4 27.0 22.7 22.4 7.2 17.9 11.6
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 %
2023 4-Seam Fastball 2.2 14 641 33.6 163 .267 .519 .406 18.8 19.6 18.8 .307 .673 .464 63.4
2023 Slider 0.3 1 342 17.9 86 .303 .526 .401 32.7 27.9 24.5 .263 .477 .364 37.7
2023 Sinker 3.2 7 229 12.0 54 .333 .625 .455 14.0 18.5 18.9 .337 .612 .432 65.8
2023 Curveball 1.5 3 212 11.1 43 .212 .364 .351 35.2 25.6 20.0 .273 .575 .434 63.6
2023 Changeup 5.6 9 168 8.8 54 .289 .711 .462 19.5 9.3 10.4 .344 .799 .512 37.5
2023 Cutter 2.7 4 152 8.0 52 .250 .682 .418 14.5 7.7 9.8 .282 .651 .423 43.9
2023 Split-Finger -1.5 -1 66 3.5 12 .091 .091 .133 35.7 25.0 11.5 .160 .187 .197 37.5
2023 Sweeper 9.2 6 61 3.2 19 .643 1.214 .763 15.6 10.5 6.7 .394 .896 .579 41.7
2023 Knuckleball 0.5 0 14 0.7 2 .500 .500 .450 12.5 0.0 0.0 .359 .388 .325 50.0
2023 Slurve -1.6 0 8 0.4 1 .000 .000 .000 40.0 100.0 25.0 -- -- .000 --
2022 4-Seam Fastball 2.8 21 756 34.4 180 .355 .752 .499 20.9 15.0 14.9 .369 .750 .523 71.2
2022 Sinker 1.8 6 335 15.3 93 .268 .463 .368 8.1 15.1 18.9 .308 .584 .419 64.7
2022 Slider 2.5 8 311 14.2 83 .324 .648 .434 32.7 27.7 23.5 .278 .693 .434 56.0
2022 Changeup 3.1 9 276 12.6 73 .353 .897 .537 29.3 19.2 20.0 .367 .829 .518 50.0
2022 Curveball -0.2 0 243 11.1 47 .293 .390 .334 31.9 29.8 19.2 .331 .495 .397 50.0
2022 Cutter -2.3 -4 170 7.7 45 .150 .175 .206 18.3 13.3 16.2 .280 .498 .376 47.1
2022 Sweeper 4.6 3 61 2.8 19 .250 .688 .434 23.1 26.3 31.3 .314 .825 .511 45.5
2022 Split-Finger 1.9 1 39 1.8 11 .300 .300 .309 43.8 27.3 17.6 .263 .315 .296 42.9
2022 Slurve -15.4 -1 4 0.2 1 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 -- .437 .468 .399 100.0
2021 4-Seam Fastball 0.3 2 798 33.3 177 .294 .549 .395 18.1 22.6 20.2 .289 .580 .411 58.3
2021 Sinker 1.2 4 353 14.7 94 .263 .463 .367 14.1 17.0 18.8 .312 .612 .435 53.1
2021 Slider 2.4 8 342 14.3 87 .287 .662 .420 24.3 23.0 17.5 .270 .614 .394 48.3
2021 Changeup -0.7 -2 323 13.5 83 .195 .429 .292 25.8 24.1 20.0 .247 .490 .339 47.4
2021 Curveball 0.5 2 313 13.1 79 .257 .419 .307 27.7 34.2 27.3 .257 .460 .325 60.4
2021 Cutter 4.8 7 139 5.8 34 .469 .906 .588 26.1 14.7 16.7 .400 .909 .554 66.7
2021 Split-Finger 0.8 1 69 2.9 21 .286 .381 .333 43.6 42.9 32.1 .228 .413 .274 50.0
2021 Sweeper -0.4 0 39 1.6 13 .308 .462 .331 42.9 46.2 60.0 .185 .403 .247 42.9
2021 Knuckleball 10.8 1 7 0.3 2 .500 2.000 1.000 0.0 50.0 33.3 .500 2.000 1.000 100.0
2021 Slurve -22.1 -1 6 0.3 3 .000 .000 .000 50.0 33.3 50.0 .072 .082 .069 0.0
2020 4-Seam Fastball 15.7 2 15 42.9 6 .400 1.000 .600 11.1 0.0 0.0 .356 .624 .468 80.0
2020 Sinker -1.1 0 6 17.1 -- -- -- 0.0 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
2020 Slider 0.8 0 5 14.3 -- -- -- 0.0 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
2020 Cutter -27.4 -1 3 8.6 1 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 -- .362 .397 .334 100.0
2020 Changeup -25.0 0 2 5.7 1 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 .083 .083 .078 0.0
2020 Sweeper -12.1 0 2 5.7 1 .000 .000 .000 100.0 100.0 100.0 -- -- .000 --
2020 Curveball 7.8 0 2 5.7 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2019 4-Seam Fastball 1.6 8 538 36.0 115 .340 .723 .486 19.7 21.7 18.9 .341 .765 .492 57.1
2019 Sinker 2.6 6 242 16.2 64 .333 .611 .462 9.0 14.1 18.0 .319 .577 .424 46.7
2019 Slider 4.1 10 239 16.0 73 .292 .754 .460 34.9 35.6 28.3 .266 .660 .425 47.5
2019 Changeup 4.2 7 174 11.6 48 .341 .636 .438 33.7 25.0 23.1 .241 .411 .307 31.3
2019 Curveball -0.8 -1 163 10.9 33 .133 .200 .194 35.7 42.4 31.8 .152 .284 .230 37.5
2019 Cutter 0.1 0 94 6.3 20 .250 .375 .400 26.5 20.0 18.2 .340 .468 .413 66.7
2019 Split-Finger 11.1 2 18 1.2 5 .750 1.500 .900 40.0 20.0 20.0 .553 1.298 .735 100.0
2019 Sweeper -13.4 -1 4 0.3 1 .000 .000 .000 0.0 100.0 50.0 -- -- .000 --
! Note: Years are in reverse order.
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Swing/Take

Runs
Year Team PA Pitches Heart Shadow Chase Waste All
2019 424 1,738 6 7 12 6 30
2021 663 2,670 7 -12 16 16 27
2022 611 2,403 12 3 17 14 46
2023 538 2,103 15 16 17 12 60
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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 %
2019 1,494 44.6 61.7 82.8 28.7 61.5 41.3 24.8 43.2 25.1 6.6 70.1
2020 35 48.6 70.6 91.7 11.1 50.0 37.1 22.2 40.0 14.3 5.7 100.0
2021 2,397 47.0 61.9 87.1 26.3 56.3 40.8 26.2 43.1 22.7 6.4 66.7
2022 2,195 46.0 63.7 87.4 24.8 52.7 40.9 28.3 42.7 23.4 6.6 76.6
2023 1,908 45.7 64.7 86.5 26.1 58.5 40.5 32.0 43.7 22.4 6.1 71.6
Player 8,029 46.0 63.1 86.3 26.2 57.0 40.8 27.9 43.1 23.2 6.4 71.3
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
2019 97 92 98 97 97 74 98 94 99 94 25 94 46 48 49
2021 92 85 95 96 75 96 91 97 97 97 29 42 68 58 39 58
2022 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 99 100 63 96 57 74 32 79
2023 99 97 99 99 99 92 99 96 99 96 72 93 66 68 24 57
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Expected Home Runs

Year Team Avg HR Trot Actual HR xHR HR-xHR Doubters Mostly Gone No Doubters No Doubter %
2019 24.2 28 27.8 0 10 18 13 46.4
2020 27.3 1 0.1 1 1 0 0 0.0
2021 26.3 35 37.5 -3 11 29 16 45.7
2022 25.8 40 37.9 2 13 31 16 40.0
2023 26.7 37 38.3 -1 13 28 16 43.2
Player 25.9 141 141.6 -1 48 106 61 43.3

Expected Home Runs by Park

Year HR
2019 28 33 26 28 29 27 30 27 21 21 24 31 32 29 26 27 25 25 30 32 31 34 32 32 24 25 23 29 34 26 20
2020 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
2021 35 46 35 30 38 36 43 41 23 30 32 38 40 32 37 41 35 38 42 38 40 36 47 45 36 31 39 40 42 35 39
2022 40 39 34 35 39 39 44 30 22 32 32 43 39 34 39 46 36 36 37 41 36 44 52 43 31 34 45 43 40 38 35
2023 37 36 31 36 39 39 40 37 31 34 34 38 39 38 39 40 42 37 42 40 40 42 47 46 36 33 39 41 44 36 32
Player 141 154 127 129 145 141 158 135 97 117 122 151 150 133 141 154 138 136 151 151 147 156 178 166 127 123 146 154 160 135 126
! 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 2019 2020 +/-   2021 +/-   2022 +/-   2023 +/-  
Exit Velocity 92.2 98.6 6.4 93.2 -5.4 95.2 2.0 93.3 -1.9
Launch Angle 13.4 6.4 -7.0 14.1 7.7 12.3 -1.8 17.1 4.8
Barrel % 16.7 0.0 -16.7 15.9 15.9 21.0 5.1 18.0 -3.0
Hard Hit % 48.9 71.4 22.5 54.2 -17.2 59.8 5.6 52.2 -7.6
Sweet Spot % 39.4 0.0 -39.4 37.2 37.2 40.7 3.5 35.7 -5.0
xBA .288 .278 -0.010 .279 0.001 .329 0.050 .300 -0.029
BA .313 .250 -0.063 .277 0.027 .306 0.029 .293 -0.013
xwOBA .410 .361 -0.049 .389 0.028 .462 0.073 .438 -0.024
wOBA .432 .399 -0.033 .369 -0.030 .427 0.058 .415 -0.012
xSLG .597 .450 -0.147 .570 0.120 .672 0.102 .626 -0.046
SLG .655 .625 -0.030 .531 -0.094 .613 0.082 .583 -0.030
K% 25.5 11.1 -14.4 24.2 13.1 18.9 -5.3 18.5 -0.4
BB% 14.1 0.0 -14.1 8.4 8.4 13.9 5.5 13.9 0.0
Swing % 43.2 40.0 -3.2 43.1 3.1 42.7 -0.4 43.7 1.0
Whiff% 25.1 14.3 -10.8 22.7 8.4 23.4 0.7 22.4 -1.0
In Zone % 44.6 48.6 4.0 47.0 -1.6 46.0 -1.0 45.7 -0.3
Out of Zone % 55.4 51.4 -4.0 53.0 1.6 54.0 1.0 54.3 0.3
Out of Zone Swing % 28.7 11.1 -17.6 26.3 15.2 24.8 -1.5 26.1 1.3
First Pitch Swing % 24.8 22.2 -2.6 26.2 4.0 28.3 2.1 32.0 3.7
First Pitch Strike % 54.0 44.4 -9.6 55.8 11.4 54.4 -1.4 56.6 2.2
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Statcast Fielder Positioning

wOBA
SeasonAlignment TypeBat SidePAShifts/Shades%No Shift/ShadeShift/Shade
2019 Shifts L 365 236 64.7 .405 .447
2020 Shifts L 9 9 100.0 .399
2021 Shifts L 590 530 89.8 .365 .373
2022 Shifts L 547 506 92.5 .418 .431
2023 Shades L 490 369 75.3 .519 .383
! 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 %
2019 345 17.2 27.0% 1.2% 342 22.1 0.9% 7.6%
2020 7 15.2 42.9% 0.0% 10 21.9 10.0% 10.0%
2021 628 18.0 18.3% 3.2% 544 23.4 0.9% 10.8%
2022 640 18.3 14.8% 2.8% 438 23.1 0.7% 8.7%
2023 524 15.9 38.7% 0.0% 373 19.3 5.6% 0.8%
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