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Zac Lowther
P | B/T: L/L | 6' 2" 235LBS | Age: 25

Draft: 2017 | Rd: CB-B, #74, Baltimore Orioles | Xavier
Poor Avg Great

Stats

W L ERA G GS SV IP SO WHIP
2021 1 3 6.67 10 6 0 29.2 30 1.65
1 Season 1 3 6.67 10 6 0 29.2 30 1.65
G W-L ERA IP SO WHIP
2021 10 1-3 6.67 29.2 30 1.65
1 Season 10 1-3 6.67 29.2 30 1.65

Statcast Statistics

Season Age Pitches Batted Balls Barrels Barrel % Exit Velocity Max EV Launch Angle Sweet Spot % XBA XSLG WOBA XWOBA XWOBACON HardHit% K% BB% ERA xERA
2021 25 571 91 12 13.2 92.7 113.2 11.7 35.2 .294 .565 .380 .404 .482 52.7 21.7 9.4 6.67 7.58
571 91 12 13.2 92.7 113.2 11.7 35.2 .294 .565 .380 .404 .482 52.7 21.7 9.4
6.6 88.3 122.2 12 32.9 .243 .403 .317 .313 .363 35.4 22 8.4

Statcast Pitch Arsenal

Lowther relies on 4 pitches.
4-Seam Fastball
(54.1%) ,
Changeup
(17.2%) ,
Curveball
(15.6%) ,
Slider
(13.1%) ,


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Pitch Tracking

Year Pitch Type # # RHB # LHB % MPH PA AB H 1B 2B 3B HR SO BBE BA XBA SLG XSLG WOBA XWOBA EV LA Spin Ext. Whiff% PutAway%
2021 4-Seam Fastball 309 242 67 54.1 90.7 75 65 22 15 3 0 4 14 51 .338 .318 .569 .687 .425 .457 94.4 14 2206 7.0 19.1 14.9
2021 Changeup 98 91 7 17.2 83.3 20 18 8 4 2 0 2 2 16 .444 .325 .889 .623 .570 .430 90.5 9 1897 6.9 24.3 14.3
2021 Curveball 89 77 12 15.6 75.3 19 18 3 3 0 0 0 5 13 .167 .287 .167 .345 .177 .299 90.2 4 2591 6.8 34.3 17.2
2021 Slider 75 48 27 13.1 81.1 24 20 3 2 1 0 0 9 11 .150 .194 .200 .311 .243 .299 91.0 13 2630 6.7 38.9 23.1


Batted Ball Profile

Season GB % FB % LD % PU % Pull % Straight % Oppo % Weak % Topped % Under % Flare/Burner % Solid % Barrel %
2021 44 29.7 22 4.4 30.8 49.5 19.8 1.1 28.6 20.9 30.8 5.5 13.2
44 29.7 22 4.4 30.8 49.5 19.8 1.1 28.6 20.9 30.8 5.5 13.2
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

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
2021 4-Seamer BAL L 309 90.7 17.6 -0.9 -6 12.1 5.9 96
2021 Slider BAL L 75 81.1 45.2 3.9 9 12.7 3.1 32
2021 Changeup BAL L 98 83.3 27.7 -4.8 -15 13.9 0.3 2
2021 Curveball BAL L 89 75.3 63.6 4.7 8 13.5 2.2 20
! 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 %
2021 Curveball -2.1 -2 89 15.6 19 .167 .167 .179 34.3 26.3 17.2 .287 .345 .297 53.8
2021 Changeup 5.7 6 98 17.2 20 .444 .889 .575 24.3 10 14.3 .325 .623 .431 50
2021 Slider -0.2 0 75 13.1 24 .15 .2 .244 38.9 37.5 23.1 .194 .311 .298 54.5
2021 4-Seamer 1.2 4 309 54.1 75 .338 .569 .442 19.1 18.7 14.9 .318 .687 .458 52.9
! Note: Years are in reverse order.
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Spin Direction

Year Pitch Type Pitches MPH Active Spin % Total Movement (In.) Spin-Based Observed Deviation
2021 Changeup 98 83.3 99 18.2 10:15 10:15 0
2021 Curveball 88 75.3 94 22.9 5:00 4:45 15
2021 4-Seam Fastball 307 90.7 99 19.7 10:45 10:45 0
2021 Slider 75 81.1 54 14.8 4:15 3:45 30
! Note: This table is showing data from the PITCHER perspective.
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Swing/Take

Runs
Year Team PA Pitches Heart Shadow Chase Waste All
2021 138 571 2 -4 4 5 7
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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 %
2021 571 49.7 63.7 83.4 23.7 51.5 40.3 61.6 43.6 24.9 8.1 82.6
571 49.7 63.7 83.4 23.7 51.5 40.3 61.6 43.6 24.9 8.1 82.6
48.5 66.8 82 28.3 58.5 42.6 60.6 47 24.6 7.2 76

Percentile Rankings

Year xwOBA xBA xSLG xISO xOBP Brl Brl% EV HardHit% K% BB% Whiff% xERA FB Velo FB Spin CB Spin
2021 16 41 70
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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 24.7 6 7.3 -1 6 2 0 0

Expected Home Runs by Park

Year HR
2021 6 9 9 5 7 6 6 6 6 6 7 7 5 6 6 7 6 9 5 6 5 6 6 7 6 7 7 6 7 6 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 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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Statcast Shift Statistics

vs RHHvs LHH
YearPAwOBAPAShifts%PAShifts%
2021 135 .389 107 10 9.3 28 14 50.0

Pitch Distribution