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Red Sox at Mariners Predictions and Preview for 9/15/2021

The Boston Red Sox visit the Seattle Mariners on 9/15/2021 at 4:10PM.

The Red Sox and the Mariners face off in an regular season game. The Red Sox have a record of 82-65 this season. The Mariners are 78-67 this season.

Starting Pitcher and Lineup for the Boston Red Sox

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Tanner Houck is 0-4 this season with an ERA of 3.54 in 53.1 innings pitched across 11 starts. He has a WHIP of 1.2 and yields an opponent Batting Average of 0.24. Tanner Houck’s pitching repertoire includes:

  • A Fastball that is on average 94.0 mph.
  • A Slider that is on average 84.2 mph.
  • A Splitter that is on average 85.6 mph.

Here is a breakdown of the type of contacted balls Tanner Houck has attracted this season:

  • Ground Ball Rate: 46.4%
  • Fly Ball Rate: 33.3%
  • Line Drive Rate: 20.3%

He has attracted the following types of contact velocities:

  • Soft Hit Ball Rate: 21.3%
  • Medium Hit Ball Rate: 43.3%
  • Hard Hit Ball Rate: 35.5%

Kyle Schwarber

Kyle Schwarber has hit 29 Home Runs, drove in 64 runs, and sports a .260 batting average this season. He also has scored 63 runs this season and stolen 1 bases.

He is considered a very good hitter according to OPS. .904 is his OPS this season, can it go higher?Kyle Schwarber would be considered a power hitter this season, although he is not one of the top pure power hitters.

His ability to draw walks is quite good. He is a selective hitter sporting a 12.3% walk rate. Striking out a bit more than your average hitter with a K Rate of 28.2%, it is not ideal, but… still a weakness. Getting on base is not an issue for Kyle Schwarber this season.

Breaking down the types of contacted balls Kyle Schwarber put into play this season:

  • Ground Ball Rate: 39.2%
  • Fly Ball Rate: 39.2%
  • Line Drive Rate: 21.6%

Now here is a breakdown of the velocity of the balls he put into play:

  • Soft Hit Ball Rate: 14.7%
  • Medium Hit Ball Rate: 45.3%
  • Hard Hit Ball Rate: 40.0%


Xander Bogaerts

Xander Bogaerts has hit 21 Home Runs, drove in 71 runs, and sports a .301 batting average this season. He also has scored 81 runs this season and stolen 5 bases.

He is considered a very good hitter according to OPS. .879 is his OPS this season, can it go higher?He hits with above-average power and it must be respected.

He is an above average hitter when came to his ability to draw walks with a 9.5% walk rate. He has a K Rate of 18.4% this season, which is a bit lower than your average MLB hitter. Getting on base is not an issue for Xander Bogaerts this season.

Breaking down the types of contacted balls Xander Bogaerts put into play this season:

  • Ground Ball Rate: 39.7%
  • Fly Ball Rate: 37.9%
  • Line Drive Rate: 22.5%

Now here is a breakdown of the velocity of the balls he put into play:

  • Soft Hit Ball Rate: 16.4%
  • Medium Hit Ball Rate: 48.0%
  • Hard Hit Ball Rate: 35.5%


Rafael Devers

Rafael Devers has hit 34 Home Runs, drove in 103 runs, and sports a .273 batting average this season. He also has scored 89 runs this season and stolen 4 bases.

He is considered a very good hitter according to OPS. .887 is his OPS this season, can it go higher?Rafael Devers would be considered a power hitter this season, although he is not one of the top pure power hitters.

He is an above average hitter when came to his ability to draw walks with a 10.1% walk rate. He has a K Rate of 22.4% this season, which is a bit lower than your average MLB hitter. This season, he has been an above-average player at getting on base.

Breaking down the types of contacted balls Rafael Devers put into play this season:

  • Ground Ball Rate: 41.9%
  • Fly Ball Rate: 37.6%
  • Line Drive Rate: 20.6%

Now here is a breakdown of the velocity of the balls he put into play:

  • Soft Hit Ball Rate: 18.2%
  • Medium Hit Ball Rate: 41.2%
  • Hard Hit Ball Rate: 40.7%


J.D. Martinez

J.D. Martinez has hit 26 Home Runs, drove in 91 runs, and sports a .285 batting average this season. He also has scored 85 runs this season and stolen 0 bases.

He is considered a very good hitter according to OPS. .867 is his OPS this season, can it go higher?J.D. Martinez would be considered a power hitter this season, although he is not one of the top pure power hitters.

He is an above average hitter when came to his ability to draw walks with a 8.9% walk rate. He has a K Rate of 23.6% this season, which is a bit lower than your average MLB hitter. This season, he has been an above-average player at getting on base.

Breaking down the types of contacted balls J.D. Martinez put into play this season:

  • Ground Ball Rate: 34.9%
  • Fly Ball Rate: 42.1%
  • Line Drive Rate: 23.0%

Now here is a breakdown of the velocity of the balls he put into play:

  • Soft Hit Ball Rate: 10.6%
  • Medium Hit Ball Rate: 50.4%
  • Hard Hit Ball Rate: 39.0%


Hunter Renfroe

Hunter Renfroe has hit 27 Home Runs, drove in 85 runs, and sports a .259 batting average this season. He also has scored 78 runs this season and stolen 1 bases.

He has an OPS that is above-average. Hunter Renfroe would be considered a power hitter this season, although he is not one of the top pure power hitters.

He is below average with his 8.0% walk rate, drawing walks may not necessarily be that important or the opportunity may not arise as much. He has a K Rate of 22.7% this season, which is a bit lower than your average MLB hitter. This season, he has been an above-average player at getting on base.

Breaking down the types of contacted balls Hunter Renfroe put into play this season:

  • Ground Ball Rate: 39.3%
  • Fly Ball Rate: 41.8%
  • Line Drive Rate: 18.9%

Now here is a breakdown of the velocity of the balls he put into play:

  • Soft Hit Ball Rate: 18.6%
  • Medium Hit Ball Rate: 45.5%
  • Hard Hit Ball Rate: 35.9%


Alex Verdugo

Alex Verdugo has hit 13 Home Runs, drove in 57 runs, and sports a .289 batting average this season. He also has scored 83 runs this season and stolen 6 bases.

He has an OPS that is above-average. He is not considered a power hitter this season, but this could change.

He is an above average hitter when came to his ability to draw walks with a 9.1% walk rate. He avoids strikeouts quite well, he is FAR better than your average hitter. If he is getting an out, he made contact to get there. Getting on base is not an issue for Alex Verdugo this season.

Breaking down the types of contacted balls Alex Verdugo put into play this season:

  • Ground Ball Rate: 49.3%
  • Fly Ball Rate: 28.8%
  • Line Drive Rate: 21.9%

Now here is a breakdown of the velocity of the balls he put into play:

  • Soft Hit Ball Rate: 12.5%
  • Medium Hit Ball Rate: 56.4%
  • Hard Hit Ball Rate: 31.1%


Enrique Hernandez

Enrique Hernandez has hit 17 Home Runs, drove in 52 runs, and sports a .249 batting average this season. He also has scored 73 runs this season and stolen 1 bases.

He has an OPS that is above-average. He hits with above-average power and it must be respected.

He is an above average hitter when came to his ability to draw walks with a 10.1% walk rate. He has a K Rate of 19.0% this season, which is a bit lower than your average MLB hitter. This season, he has been an above-average player at getting on base.

Breaking down the types of contacted balls Enrique Hernandez put into play this season:

  • Ground Ball Rate: 32.8%
  • Fly Ball Rate: 45.4%
  • Line Drive Rate: 21.8%

Now here is a breakdown of the velocity of the balls he put into play:

  • Soft Hit Ball Rate: 15.4%
  • Medium Hit Ball Rate: 49.9%
  • Hard Hit Ball Rate: 34.7%


Christian Arroyo

Christian Arroyo has hit 6 Home Runs, drove in 25 runs, and sports a .264 batting average this season. He also has scored 22 runs this season and stolen 1 bases.

He has an OPS that is above-average. He hits with above-average power and it must be respected.

He is a free swinger and his walk rate this season indicates it thus far, it is presently 4.0%. He has a K Rate of 23.4% this season, which is a bit lower than your average MLB hitter. This season, he has been an above-average player at getting on base.

Breaking down the types of contacted balls Christian Arroyo put into play this season:

  • Ground Ball Rate: 48.3%
  • Fly Ball Rate: 31.4%
  • Line Drive Rate: 20.3%

Now here is a breakdown of the velocity of the balls he put into play:

  • Soft Hit Ball Rate: 26.1%
  • Medium Hit Ball Rate: 43.7%
  • Hard Hit Ball Rate: 30.3%


Bobby Dalbec

Bobby Dalbec has hit 22 Home Runs, drove in 72 runs, and sports a .242 batting average this season. He also has scored 45 runs this season and stolen 1 bases.

He has an OPS that is above-average. Bobby Dalbec would be considered a power hitter this season, although he is not one of the top pure power hitters.

He is below average with his 5.8% walk rate, drawing walks may not necessarily be that important or the opportunity may not arise as much. With a strikeout rate of 34.5%, he has struggled at the plate with making contact. He is not getting on base this season as much as he or his manager hope.

Breaking down the types of contacted balls Bobby Dalbec put into play this season:

  • Ground Ball Rate: 38.9%
  • Fly Ball Rate: 40.6%
  • Line Drive Rate: 20.5%

Now here is a breakdown of the velocity of the balls he put into play:

  • Soft Hit Ball Rate: 10.5%
  • Medium Hit Ball Rate: 52.3%
  • Hard Hit Ball Rate: 37.2%


Kevin Plawecki

Kevin Plawecki has hit 2 Home Runs, drove in 11 runs, and sports a .287 batting average this season. He also has scored 14 runs this season and stolen 0 bases.

He has an OPS that is above-average. He would not be classified as a power hitter this season.

He is below average with his 7.0% walk rate, drawing walks may not necessarily be that important or the opportunity may not arise as much. He avoids strikeouts quite well, he is FAR better than your average hitter. If he is getting an out, he made contact to get there. This season, he has been an above-average player at getting on base.

Breaking down the types of contacted balls Kevin Plawecki put into play this season:

  • Ground Ball Rate: 38.8%
  • Fly Ball Rate: 40.5%
  • Line Drive Rate: 20.7%

Now here is a breakdown of the velocity of the balls he put into play:

  • Soft Hit Ball Rate: 19.7%
  • Medium Hit Ball Rate: 52.5%
  • Hard Hit Ball Rate: 27.9%


Jose Iglesias

Jose Iglesias has hit 9 Home Runs, drove in 44 runs, and sports a .265 batting average this season. He also has scored 58 runs this season and stolen 5 bases.

A below-average OPS of .683 has been disappointing thus far for Jose Iglesias. He is not considered a power hitter this season, but this could change.

He is a free swinger and his walk rate this season indicates it thus far, it is presently 3.9%. He avoids strikeouts quite well, he is FAR better than your average hitter. If he is getting an out, he made contact to get there. He is not getting on base this season as much as he or his manager hope.

Breaking down the types of contacted balls Jose Iglesias put into play this season:

  • Ground Ball Rate: 41.6%
  • Fly Ball Rate: 34.3%
  • Line Drive Rate: 24.1%

Now here is a breakdown of the velocity of the balls he put into play:

  • Soft Hit Ball Rate: 18.0%
  • Medium Hit Ball Rate: 56.8%
  • Hard Hit Ball Rate: 25.2%


Travis Shaw

Travis Shaw has hit 9 Home Runs, drove in 38 runs, and sports a .203 batting average this season. He also has scored 20 runs this season and stolen 0 bases.

A below-average OPS of .671 has been disappointing thus far for Travis Shaw. He hits with above-average power and it must be respected.

He is an above average hitter when came to his ability to draw walks with a 9.5% walk rate. Striking out a bit more than your average hitter with a K Rate of 26.6%, it is not ideal, but… still a weakness. He is not getting on base this season as much as he or his manager hope.

Breaking down the types of contacted balls Travis Shaw put into play this season:

  • Ground Ball Rate: 33.1%
  • Fly Ball Rate: 46.6%
  • Line Drive Rate: 20.3%

Now here is a breakdown of the velocity of the balls he put into play:

  • Soft Hit Ball Rate: 21.9%
  • Medium Hit Ball Rate: 47.0%
  • Hard Hit Ball Rate: 31.1%


Starting Pitcher and Lineup for the Seattle Mariners

Marco Gonzales is 8-5 this season with an ERA of 4.03 in 118.1 innings pitched across 21 starts. He has a WHIP of 1.23 and yields an opponent Batting Average of 0.246. Marco Gonzales’s pitching repertoire includes:

  • A Fastball that is on average 88.4 mph.
  • A Cutter that is on average 85.5 mph.
  • A Curveball that is on average 75.0 mph.
  • A Changeup that is on average 79.5 mph.

Here is a breakdown of the type of contacted balls Marco Gonzales has attracted this season:

  • Ground Ball Rate: 31.7%
  • Fly Ball Rate: 46.1%
  • Line Drive Rate: 22.2%

He has attracted the following types of contact velocities:

  • Soft Hit Ball Rate: 19.8%
  • Medium Hit Ball Rate: 49.3%
  • Hard Hit Ball Rate: 30.9%

Ty France

Ty France has hit 16 Home Runs, drove in 62 runs, and sports a .286 batting average this season. He also has scored 72 runs this season and stolen 0 bases.

He has an OPS that is above-average. He is not considered a power hitter this season, but this could change.

He is below average with his 6.4% walk rate, drawing walks may not necessarily be that important or the opportunity may not arise as much. He has a K Rate of 17.0% this season, which is a bit lower than your average MLB hitter. Getting on base is not an issue for Ty France this season.

Breaking down the types of contacted balls Ty France put into play this season:

  • Ground Ball Rate: 44.8%
  • Fly Ball Rate: 30.9%
  • Line Drive Rate: 24.2%

Now here is a breakdown of the velocity of the balls he put into play:

  • Soft Hit Ball Rate: 17.0%
  • Medium Hit Ball Rate: 49.6%
  • Hard Hit Ball Rate: 33.3%


Mitch Haniger

Mitch Haniger has hit 33 Home Runs, drove in 83 runs, and sports a .257 batting average this season. He also has scored 100 runs this season and stolen 1 bases.

He has an OPS that is above-average. He hits with above-average power and it must be respected.

He is below average with his 7.8% walk rate, drawing walks may not necessarily be that important or the opportunity may not arise as much. Striking out a bit more than your average hitter with a K Rate of 24.2%, it is not ideal, but… still a weakness. This season, he has been an above-average player at getting on base.

Breaking down the types of contacted balls Mitch Haniger put into play this season:

  • Ground Ball Rate: 44.1%
  • Fly Ball Rate: 39.5%
  • Line Drive Rate: 16.3%

Now here is a breakdown of the velocity of the balls he put into play:

  • Soft Hit Ball Rate: 19.5%
  • Medium Hit Ball Rate: 42.7%
  • Hard Hit Ball Rate: 37.8%


Abraham Toro

Abraham Toro has hit 10 Home Runs, drove in 43 runs, and sports a .261 batting average this season. He also has scored 37 runs this season and stolen 5 bases.

He has an OPS that is above-average. He is not considered a power hitter this season, but this could change.

He is below average with his 8.4% walk rate, drawing walks may not necessarily be that important or the opportunity may not arise as much. He avoids strikeouts quite well, he is FAR better than your average hitter. If he is getting an out, he made contact to get there. This season, he has been an above-average player at getting on base.

Breaking down the types of contacted balls Abraham Toro put into play this season:

  • Ground Ball Rate: 39.6%
  • Fly Ball Rate: 44.7%
  • Line Drive Rate: 15.7%

Now here is a breakdown of the velocity of the balls he put into play:

  • Soft Hit Ball Rate: 17.0%
  • Medium Hit Ball Rate: 51.5%
  • Hard Hit Ball Rate: 31.5%


Jake Fraley

Jake Fraley has hit 9 Home Runs, drove in 31 runs, and sports a .210 batting average this season. He also has scored 24 runs this season and stolen 9 bases.

He has an OPS that is above-average. He hits with above-average power and it must be respected.

He is very well known for his ability to draw walks with a 17.9% walk rate. Striking out a bit more than your average hitter with a K Rate of 26.8%, it is not ideal, but… still a weakness. This season, he has been an above-average player at getting on base.

Breaking down the types of contacted balls Jake Fraley put into play this season:

  • Ground Ball Rate: 39.8%
  • Fly Ball Rate: 35.0%
  • Line Drive Rate: 25.2%

Now here is a breakdown of the velocity of the balls he put into play:

  • Soft Hit Ball Rate: 23.6%
  • Medium Hit Ball Rate: 48.8%
  • Hard Hit Ball Rate: 27.6%


Kyle Lewis

Kyle Lewis has hit 5 Home Runs, drove in 11 runs, and sports a .246 batting average this season. He also has scored 15 runs this season and stolen 2 bases.

He has an OPS that is above-average. He is not considered a power hitter this season, but this could change.

He is an above average hitter when came to his ability to draw walks with a 10.9% walk rate. Striking out a bit more than your average hitter with a K Rate of 25.2%, it is not ideal, but… still a weakness. This season, he has been an above-average player at getting on base.

Breaking down the types of contacted balls Kyle Lewis put into play this season:

  • Ground Ball Rate: 33.3%
  • Fly Ball Rate: 43.0%
  • Line Drive Rate: 23.7%

Now here is a breakdown of the velocity of the balls he put into play:

  • Soft Hit Ball Rate: 18.3%
  • Medium Hit Ball Rate: 47.3%
  • Hard Hit Ball Rate: 34.4%


Kyle Seager

Kyle Seager has hit 34 Home Runs, drove in 94 runs, and sports a .208 batting average this season. He also has scored 69 runs this season and stolen 3 bases.

He has an OPS that is above-average. Kyle Seager would be considered a power hitter this season, although he is not one of the top pure power hitters.

He is an above average hitter when came to his ability to draw walks with a 9.8% walk rate. He has a K Rate of 24.0% this season, which is a bit lower than your average MLB hitter. He is not getting on base this season as much as he or his manager hope.

Breaking down the types of contacted balls Kyle Seager put into play this season:

  • Ground Ball Rate: 31.7%
  • Fly Ball Rate: 51.5%
  • Line Drive Rate: 16.8%

Now here is a breakdown of the velocity of the balls he put into play:

  • Soft Hit Ball Rate: 16.4%
  • Medium Hit Ball Rate: 45.6%
  • Hard Hit Ball Rate: 38.0%


Luis Torrens

Luis Torrens has hit 14 Home Runs, drove in 40 runs, and sports a .233 batting average this season. He also has scored 34 runs this season and stolen 0 bases.

He has an OPS that is above-average. He hits with above-average power and it must be respected.

He is below average with his 8.3% walk rate, drawing walks may not necessarily be that important or the opportunity may not arise as much. Striking out a bit more than your average hitter with a K Rate of 26.4%, it is not ideal, but… still a weakness. He is not getting on base this season as much as he or his manager hope.

Breaking down the types of contacted balls Luis Torrens put into play this season:

  • Ground Ball Rate: 51.2%
  • Fly Ball Rate: 31.3%
  • Line Drive Rate: 17.5%

Now here is a breakdown of the velocity of the balls he put into play:

  • Soft Hit Ball Rate: 17.0%
  • Medium Hit Ball Rate: 47.2%
  • Hard Hit Ball Rate: 35.8%


J.P. Crawford

J.P. Crawford has hit 8 Home Runs, drove in 46 runs, and sports a .269 batting average this season. He also has scored 79 runs this season and stolen 3 bases.

A below-average OPS of .703 has been disappointing thus far for J.P. Crawford. He is not considered a power hitter this season, but this could change.

He is below average with his 8.4% walk rate, drawing walks may not necessarily be that important or the opportunity may not arise as much. He has a K Rate of 17.3% this season, which is a bit lower than your average MLB hitter. This season, he has been an above-average player at getting on base.

Breaking down the types of contacted balls J.P. Crawford put into play this season:

  • Ground Ball Rate: 46.0%
  • Fly Ball Rate: 30.4%
  • Line Drive Rate: 23.6%

Now here is a breakdown of the velocity of the balls he put into play:

  • Soft Hit Ball Rate: 20.4%
  • Medium Hit Ball Rate: 56.6%
  • Hard Hit Ball Rate: 23.0%


Tom Murphy

Tom Murphy has hit 11 Home Runs, drove in 32 runs, and sports a .205 batting average this season. He also has scored 32 runs this season and stolen 0 bases.

A below-average OPS of .677 has been disappointing thus far for Tom Murphy. He hits with above-average power and it must be respected.

His ability to draw walks is quite good. He is a selective hitter sporting a 12.3% walk rate. With a strikeout rate of 32.3%, he has struggled at the plate with making contact. He is not getting on base this season as much as he or his manager hope.

Breaking down the types of contacted balls Tom Murphy put into play this season:

  • Ground Ball Rate: 41.9%
  • Fly Ball Rate: 42.6%
  • Line Drive Rate: 15.5%

Now here is a breakdown of the velocity of the balls he put into play:

  • Soft Hit Ball Rate: 18.7%
  • Medium Hit Ball Rate: 42.6%
  • Hard Hit Ball Rate: 38.7%


Taylor Trammell

Taylor Trammell has hit 8 Home Runs, drove in 18 runs, and sports a .160 batting average this season. He also has scored 23 runs this season and stolen 2 bases.

A below-average OPS of .615 has been disappointing thus far for Taylor Trammell. He hits with above-average power and it must be respected.

He is an above average hitter when came to his ability to draw walks with a 9.6% walk rate. He strikes out a lot and his strikeout rate is indicative of his struggles with making contact, 42.1%. He is one of laggards in MLB at On-Base Percentage with a .256 OBP.

Breaking down the types of contacted balls Taylor Trammell put into play this season:

  • Ground Ball Rate: 42.0%
  • Fly Ball Rate: 42.0%
  • Line Drive Rate: 16.0%

Now here is a breakdown of the velocity of the balls he put into play:

  • Soft Hit Ball Rate: 26.5%
  • Medium Hit Ball Rate: 41.0%
  • Hard Hit Ball Rate: 32.5%


Dylan Moore

Dylan Moore has hit 12 Home Runs, drove in 40 runs, and sports a .174 batting average this season. He also has scored 35 runs this season and stolen 20 bases.

A below-average OPS of .607 has been disappointing thus far for Dylan Moore. He hits with above-average power and it must be respected.

He is an above average hitter when came to his ability to draw walks with a 10.6% walk rate. Striking out a bit more than your average hitter with a K Rate of 30.1%, it is not ideal, but… still a weakness. He is not getting on base this season as much as he or his manager hope.

Breaking down the types of contacted balls Dylan Moore put into play this season:

  • Ground Ball Rate: 30.6%
  • Fly Ball Rate: 51.8%
  • Line Drive Rate: 17.6%

Now here is a breakdown of the velocity of the balls he put into play:

  • Soft Hit Ball Rate: 24.9%
  • Medium Hit Ball Rate: 50.8%
  • Hard Hit Ball Rate: 24.4%


Shed Long Jr.

Shed Long Jr. has hit 4 Home Runs, drove in 17 runs, and sports a .198 batting average this season. He also has scored 13 runs this season and stolen 1 bases.

A below-average OPS of .619 has been disappointing thus far for Shed Long Jr.. He hits with above-average power and it must be respected.

He is below average with his 7.4% walk rate, drawing walks may not necessarily be that important or the opportunity may not arise as much. With a strikeout rate of 32.2%, he has struggled at the plate with making contact. He is one of laggards in MLB at On-Base Percentage with a .258 OBP.

Breaking down the types of contacted balls Shed Long Jr. put into play this season:

  • Ground Ball Rate: 63.4%
  • Fly Ball Rate: 22.5%
  • Line Drive Rate: 14.1%

Now here is a breakdown of the velocity of the balls he put into play:

  • Soft Hit Ball Rate: 12.3%
  • Medium Hit Ball Rate: 61.6%
  • Hard Hit Ball Rate: 26.0%


Donovan Walton

Donovan Walton has hit 2 Home Runs, drove in 7 runs, and sports a .206 batting average this season. He also has scored 6 runs this season and stolen 1 bases.

A below-average OPS of .619 has been disappointing thus far for Donovan Walton. He is not considered a power hitter this season, but this could change.

He is below average with his 5.8% walk rate, drawing walks may not necessarily be that important or the opportunity may not arise as much. He has a K Rate of 21.7% this season, which is a bit lower than your average MLB hitter. He is one of laggards in MLB at On-Base Percentage with a .254 OBP.

Breaking down the types of contacted balls Donovan Walton put into play this season:

  • Ground Ball Rate: 46.8%
  • Fly Ball Rate: 25.5%
  • Line Drive Rate: 27.7%

Now here is a breakdown of the velocity of the balls he put into play:

  • Soft Hit Ball Rate: 16.0%
  • Medium Hit Ball Rate: 60.0%
  • Hard Hit Ball Rate: 24.0%


Jake Bauers

Jake Bauers has hit 3 Home Runs, drove in 18 runs, and sports a .217 batting average this season. He also has scored 24 runs this season and stolen 5 bases.

These struggles make him very replaceable in the lineup. His OPS is .571. He would not be classified as a power hitter this season.

He is an above average hitter when came to his ability to draw walks with a 9.8% walk rate. Striking out a bit more than your average hitter with a K Rate of 24.6%, it is not ideal, but… still a weakness. He is not getting on base this season as much as he or his manager hope.

Breaking down the types of contacted balls Jake Bauers put into play this season:

  • Ground Ball Rate: 33.9%
  • Fly Ball Rate: 40.1%
  • Line Drive Rate: 26.0%

Now here is a breakdown of the velocity of the balls he put into play:

  • Soft Hit Ball Rate: 17.5%
  • Medium Hit Ball Rate: 56.7%
  • Hard Hit Ball Rate: 25.8%


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