Yoshinobu Yamamoto
P | Bats/Throws: R/R | 5' 10" 176LBS | Age: 25
W L ERA G GS SV IP SO WHIP
2024 5 1 3.17 10 10 0 54 61 1.06
1 Season 5 1 3.17 10 10 0 54 61 1.06
G W-L ERA IP SO WHIP
2024 10 5-1 3.17 54 61 1.06
1 Season 10 5-1 3.17 54 61 1.06
MLB Percentile Rankings
Pitch Distribution

Statcast 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% ERA xERA
2024 25 853 147 14 9.5 6.4 89.1 109.7 9.5 36.1 .247 .387 .283 .300 .393 44.9 27.7 5.0 3.17 3.50
Player 853 147 14 9.5 6.4 89.1 109.7 9.5 36.1 .247 .387 .283 .300 .393 44.9 27.7 5.0
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.

Statcast Pitch Arsenal

Yamamoto relies on 7 pitches.
Four Seamer
(37.9%) ,
Split Finger
(27.0%) ,
Curveball
(23.8%) ,
Cutter
(5.5%) ,
Sinker
(3.0%) ,
Slider
(2.7%) ,
Sweeper
(0.1%) ,


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Pitch Tracking



Batted Ball Profile

Season GB % FB % LD % PU % Pull % Straight % Oppo % Weak % Topped % Under % Flare/Burner % Solid % Barrel % Barrel/PA
2024 46.3 20.4 28.6 4.8 37.4 36.1 26.5 6.1 31.3 19.0 23.8 9.5 9.5 6.4
Player 46.3 20.4 28.6 4.8 37.4 36.1 26.5 6.1 31.3 19.0 23.8 9.5 9.5 6.4
MLB 44.6 23.5 24.8 7.0 37.0 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.

Pitch Movement


How this works: Every pitch is affected by the forces of gravity, which means that every pitch drops on its way from the mound to the plate. These numbers are reported with gravity, which makes them larger and different than other pitch movement numbers you may have seen. Since gravity requires time, and slower pitches aren’t ‘better’ just because they have more time to move, the movement of a pitch is compared to ‘average’ movement by comparing it to other MLB pitch types within +/- 2 MPH and from within +/- 0.5 feet of extension and release.
Vertical Movement (inches) Horizontal Movement (inches)
Year Pitch Team Hand # MPH Inches of Drop vs Avg % vs Avg Inches of Break vs Avg % Break vs Avg
2024 Curveball LAD R 202 78.1 61.5 6.5 12 12.3 1.4 12
2024 Slider LAD R 23 85.9 37.1 1.9 5 5.4 0.5 10
2024 Split-Finger LAD R 228 90.0 31.2 -0.4 -1 8.1 -3.4 -30
2024 Sinker LAD R 26 94.3 18.7 -3.9 -17 14.7 -0.6 -4
2024 Sweeper LAD R 1 83.4 44.4 7.2 19 14.0 0.3 2
2024 4-Seam Fastball LAD R 321 95.3 14.1 0.5 3 7.5 -0.7 -8
2024 Cutter LAD R 47 91.3 23.6 0.5 2 1.9 0.2 10
! Note: Years are in reverse order.
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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 1.4 5 323 37.9 84 .253 .453 .326 20.5 15.5 17.1 .294 .495 .379 50.0
2024 Split-Finger -0.4 -1 230 27.0 64 .183 .300 .241 34.9 37.5 20.9 .220 .316 .260 44.4
2024 Curveball -0.5 -1 203 23.8 46 .267 .489 .367 33.3 37.0 29.8 .233 .371 .267 35.7
2024 Cutter 3.0 1 47 5.5 10 .200 .300 .215 24.0 10.0 20.0 .253 .400 .281 33.3
2024 Sinker 4.9 1 26 3.0 5 .000 .000 .000 23.1 20.0 16.7 .112 .120 .103 25.0
2024 Slider 0.1 0 23 2.7 11 .182 .182 .164 28.6 45.5 38.5 .190 .209 .174 66.7
2024 Sweeper -2.1 0 1 0.1 -- -- -- -- -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
! Note: Years are in reverse order.
! Note: To better align with other values, positive numbers (red) are good, and negative numbers (blue) are poor.
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Spin Direction

Year Pitch Type Pitches MPH Active Spin % Total Movement (In.) Spin-Based Observed Deviation
2024 Curveball 190 78.1 94 22.9 7:00 7:15 -15
2024 Cutter 36 91.4 50 8.5 12:00 11:30 30
2024 4-Seam Fastball 306 95.3 93 17.1 1:15 1:00 15
2024 Split-Finger 195 89.9 72 8.6 2:00 2:30 -30
2024 Sinker 26 94.3 90 19.0 1:00 1:45 -45
2024 Slider 23 85.9 38 6.5 8:30 8:30 0
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Swing/Take

Runs
Year Team PA Pitches Heart Shadow Chase Waste All
2024 220 853 0 12 -4 -3 6
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Plate Discipline

Season Pitches Zone % Zone Swing % Zone Contact % Chase % Chase Contact % Edge % 1st Pitch Strike % Swing % Whiff % Meatball % Meatball Swing %
2024 853 51.8 63.8 81.2 32.5 51.5 47.3 63.2 48.8 28.1 7.5 81.3
Player 853 51.8 63.8 81.2 32.5 51.5 47.3 63.2 48.8 28.1 7.5 81.3
MLB 48.6 67.0 82.0 28.4 57.9 42.6 60.9 47.2 24.8 7.3 76.2
! Note: All figures in this table cover the period 2015-present.

Percentile Rankings

Year xwOBA /
xERA
xBA xSLG xISO xOBP Brl Brl% EV Hard
Hit%
K% BB% Whiff% Chase
Rate
FB
Velo
FB
Spin
CB
Spin
Extension
2024 64 47 56 62 75 6 25 42 15 79 83 68 82 74 26 70 58
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Expected Home Runs

Year Team Avg HR Trot Actual HR xHR HR-xHR Doubters Mostly Gone No Doubters No Doubter %
2024 24.8 6 5.5 1 2 7 0 0.0
Player 24.8 6 5.5 1 2 7 0 0.0

Expected Home Runs by Park

Year HR
2024 6 2 4 6 7 6 7 5 4 5 6 8 4 4 5 4 5 6 5 8 6 4 6 7 5 6 6 5 7 7 5
Player 6 2 4 6 7 6 7 5 4 5 6 8 4 4 5 4 5 6 5 8 6 4 6 7 5 6 6 5 7 7 5
! 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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Statcast Fielder Positioning

vs RHHvs LHH
YearAlignment TypePAwOBAPATotal%PATotal%
2024 Shades 211 .266 100 7 7.0 111 77 69.4
! 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 %
2024 220 14.6 56.8% 0.0% 105 19.4 0.0% 1.0%
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Pitch Distribution