Zack Short
SS | B/T: R/R | 5' 10" 180LBS | Age: 27

Draft: 2016 | Rd: 17, #524, Chicago Cubs | Sacred Heart University

Stats

PA AB R H HR RBI SB AVG OBP SLG OPS
2022 13 9 2 0 0 2 1 .000 .154 .000 .154
2 Seasons 197 165 23 22 6 22 3 .133 .234 .267 .501
AVG HR RBI SB OPS
2022 .000 0 2 1 .154
2 Seasons .133 6 22 3 .501

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%
2021 26 801 103 5 4.9 2.7 87.5 108.2 24.3 33.0 .153 .272 .230 .242 .290 33.0 32.1 12.0
2022 27 52 6 2 33.3 15.4 91.8 105.3 39.8 50.0 .112 .269 .106 .232 .273 50.0 38.5 15.4
Player 853 109 7 6.4 3.6 87.7 108.2 25.2 33.9 .150 .271 .222 .242 .289 33.9 32.5 12.2
MLB 6.7 4.6 88.4 122.4 12.1 33.0 .245 .405 .316 .315 .368 35.8 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, 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
2021 27.2 38.8 19.4 14.6 39.8 33.0 27.2 4.9 21.4 41.7 15.5 11.7 4.9 2.7
2022 0.0 66.7 16.7 16.7 16.7 33.3 50.0 0.0 0.0 66.7 0.0 0.0 33.3 15.4
Player 25.7 40.4 19.3 14.7 38.5 33.0 28.4 4.6 20.2 43.1 14.7 11.0 6.4 3.6
MLB 44.9 23.1 25.0 7.1 36.8 37.7 25.4 3.8 33.0 24.6 24.4 5.7 6.7 4.6
! 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 %
2022 4-Seamer -3.2 -1 21 40.4 5 .000 .000 .140 55.6 60.0 60.0 .105 .309 .280 100.0
2022 Sinker 3.6 0 9 17.3 1 -- -- .700 -- 0.0 -- -- -- .700 --
2022 Slider -6.3 -1 9 17.3 2 .000 .000 .000 25.0 0.0 0.0 .026 .058 .081 0.0
2022 Changeup -2.5 0 6 11.5 2 .000 .000 .000 66.7 50.0 50.0 .007 .009 .007 0.0
2022 Curveball -9.9 0 4 7.7 2 .000 .000 .000 33.3 50.0 33.3 .000 .000 .040 100.0
2022 Cutter -17.1 -1 3 5.8 1 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 -- .549 1.109 .686 100.0
2021 4-Seamer -3.2 -10 320 40.0 84 .101 .246 .218 29.3 34.5 25.7 .152 .320 .272 44.2
2021 Slider 0.1 0 173 21.6 34 .207 .379 .274 34.9 41.2 23.7 .110 .146 .169 11.8
2021 Sinker -2.8 -3 110 13.7 24 .227 .273 .260 4.7 4.2 4.5 .247 .368 .301 33.3
2021 Changeup -1.9 -2 83 10.4 19 .111 .278 .153 25.8 31.6 19.4 .108 .166 .142 15.4
2021 Cutter -2.6 -2 58 7.2 11 .000 .000 .255 33.3 18.2 11.1 .107 .131 .319 20.0
2021 Curveball 1.8 1 52 6.5 9 .222 .556 .322 33.3 55.6 26.3 .226 .451 .281 75.0
2021 Splitter -5.9 0 5 0.6 2 .000 .000 .000 50.0 100.0 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
2021 183 801 -16 -13 8 6 -16
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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 %
2021 801 50.1 64.8 77.7 18.5 54.1 40.8 19.0 41.7 27.5 6.9 87.3
2022 52 42.3 63.6 64.3 20.0 33.3 42.3 0.0 38.5 45.0 5.8 100.0
Player 853 49.6 64.8 77.0 18.6 52.5 40.9 17.8 41.5 28.5 6.8 87.9
MLB 48.5 66.9 82.0 28.4 58.3 42.6 29.5 47.1 24.7 7.2 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
2021 54 83 11 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 %
2021 21.6 6 5.3 1 3 4 3 50.0
Player 21.6 6 5.3 1 3 4 3 50.0

Expected Home Runs by Park

Year HR
2021 6 6 6 4 6 6 5 8 5 4 4 6 3 5 4 6 5 5 5 4 6 5 6 6 5 5 8 4 7 4 7
Player 6 6 6 4 6 6 5 8 5 4 4 6 3 5 4 6 5 5 5 4 6 5 6 6 5 5 8 4 7 4 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, 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 2015 2016 +/-   2017 +/-   2018 +/-   2019 +/-   2020 +/-   2021 +/-   2022 +/-  
Exit Velocity 87.5 91.8 4.3
Launch Angle 24.3 39.8 15.5
Barrel % 4.9 33.3 28.4
Hard Hit % 33 50 17
Sweet Spot % 33 50 17
xBA .153 .112 -0.041
BA .141 0 -0.141
xwOBA .242 .232 -0.01
wOBA .23 .106 -0.124
xSLG .272 .269 -0.003
SLG .282 0 -0.282
K% 32.1 38.5 6.4
BB% 12 15.4 3.4
Swing % 41.7 38.5 -3.2
Whiff% 27.5 45 17.5
In Zone % 50.1 42.3 -7.8
Out of Zone % 49.9 57.7 7.8
Out of Zone Swing % 18.5 20 1.5
First Pitch Swing % 19 0 -19
First Pitch Strike % 57.6 46.2 -11.4
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Statcast Shift Statistics

SeasonBat SidePAShifts%wOBA - No ShiftwOBA - Shift
2021 R 183 8 4.4 .224 .361
2022 R 13 1 7.7 .115 .000

Pitch Tempo

Bases EmptyRunners On Base
SeasonTeamPitchesTempoFast %Slow %PitchesTempoFast %Slow %
2021 229 16.5 31.0% 0.9% 176 22.7 0.6% 8.0%
2022 18 16.8 33.3% 0.0% 10 19.1 0.0% 0.0%
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