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Zach Thompson
P | B/T: R/R | 6' 7" 230LBS | Age: 27

Draft: 2014 | Rd: 5, #138, Chicago White Sox | Texas-Arlington
Poor Avg Great

Stats

W L ERA G GS SV IP SO WHIP
2021 2 6 2.88 19 13 0 68.2 57 1.14
1 Season 2 6 2.88 19 13 0 68.2 57 1.14
G W-L ERA IP SO WHIP
2021 19 2-6 2.88 68.2 57 1.14
1 Season 19 2-6 2.88 68.2 57 1.14

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 28 1072 200 15 7.5 88.1 117.2 13.9 27.5 .224 .369 .281 .294 .328 35 20.1 8.5 2.88 3.69
1072 200 15 7.5 88.1 117.2 13.9 27.5 .224 .369 .281 .294 .328 35 20.1 8.5
6.6 88.3 122.2 12 32.9 .243 .402 .317 .312 .363 35.6 22 8.4

Statcast Pitch Arsenal

Thompson relies on 5 pitches.
Cutter
(35.4%) ,
4-Seam Fastball
(27.8%) ,
Curveball
(17.2%) ,
Changeup
(12.4%) ,
Sinker
(7.3%) ,


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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 Cutter 379 210 169 35.4 87.1 104 96 17 9 7 0 1 18 81 .177 .205 .281 .329 .216 .251 86.6 15 2543 6.3 21.0 20.7
2021 4-Seam Fastball 298 138 160 27.8 92.1 79 65 21 9 8 0 4 11 54 .323 .276 .631 .544 .450 .408 89.0 19 2407 6.4 23.3 12.0
2021 Curveball 184 82 102 17.2 77.2 50 46 10 7 2 1 0 19 28 .217 .194 .304 .266 .247 .238 80.7 5 2264 6.3 37.5 27.5
2021 Changeup 133 57 76 12.4 85.2 30 28 3 1 1 0 1 7 21 .107 .224 .250 .354 .184 .276 88.9 4 1728 6.4 41.3 19.4
2021 Sinker 78 62 16 7.3 91.9 19 18 3 3 0 0 0 2 16 .167 .216 .167 .238 .175 .228 87.5 10 2214 6.4 10.3 12.5


Batted Ball Profile

Season GB % FB % LD % PU % Pull % Straight % Oppo % Weak % Topped % Under % Flare/Burner % Solid % Barrel %
2021 44.5 30.5 19.5 5.5 35 39.5 25.5 5 30.5 29 19.5 8.5 7.5
44.5 30.5 19.5 5.5 35 39.5 25.5 5 30.5 29 19.5 8.5 7.5
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 Cutter MIA R 379 87.1 30.5 -1.8 -6 3.8 0.3 7
2021 Changeup MIA R 133 85.2 32.8 4.2 15 13.3 0.1 1
2021 4-Seamer MIA R 298 92.1 17.2 -2.5 -17 2.4 -3.7 -60
2021 Curveball MIA R 184 77.2 56 -1.4 -2 3.7 -4.2 -53
2021 Sinker MIA R 78 91.9 25 3.9 19 11.2 -3.1 -22
! 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 Sinker -2.7 -2 78 7.3 19 .167 .167 .226 10.3 10.5 12.5 .216 .238 .228 31.3
2021 Changeup -1.9 -3 133 12.4 30 .107 .25 .185 41.3 23.3 19.4 .224 .354 .277 38.1
2021 Curveball 0.4 1 184 17.2 50 .217 .304 .25 37.5 38 27.5 .194 .266 .237 28.6
2021 4-Seamer 1.5 4 298 27.8 79 .323 .631 .466 23.3 13.9 12 .276 .544 .409 40.7
2021 Cutter -2.9 -11 379 35.4 104 .177 .281 .226 21 17.3 20.7 .205 .329 .258 33.3
! 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 129 85.2 73 14.6 1:30 2:30 -60
2021 Curveball 184 77.2 72 13.3 6:45 6:30 15
2021 Cutter 379 87.1 29 6.1 11:45 10:30 75
2021 4-Seam Fastball 298 92.1 75 14.5 1:00 12:15 45
2021 Sinker 78 91.9 76 13.3 1:00 2:00 -60
! 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 282 1072 -8 -15 8 4 -11
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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 1072 47.7 70.8 81.8 29.6 53.6 41.4 61.1 49.3 25.8 8.1 79.3
1072 47.7 70.8 81.8 29.6 53.6 41.4 61.1 49.3 25.8 8.1 79.3
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 67 66 61 58 70 51 52 67 77 25 47 47 67 10 91 24
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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 24.5 6 5.6 0 4 5 2 33.3

Expected Home Runs by Park

Year HR
2021 6 6 8 6 6 5 3 7 7 9 8 4 2 5 4 7 5 5 5 6 3 4 5 8 5 9 5 4 8 3 7
! 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 281 .282 151 64 42.4 130 62 47.7

Pitch Distribution