Wil Myers – Player Card | The Process Report

Wil Myers – Player Card

Throughout the rest of the offseason, we will be publishing player cards for most of the 25-man roster. It is our hope that these cards become points of reference for you during the 2014 season. All data via ESPN Stats & Info

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Comparing Myers to the 237 batters with at least 350 PA in 2013

Strengths:

  • Each component of his .293/.354./478 slash line ranked in the top 25th percentile
  • His .354 wOBA was in the top 20th percentile
  • His .362 batting average on balls in play was in the top 5th percentile
  • His 26.4% Chase% was in the top half of the sample size
  • Had a .354 wOBA vs both LH and RH pitching

Weaknesses:

  • His 24.4% strikeout rate was in the bottom 20th percentile
  • His 26.6% Miss% (misses/swings) was in the bottom 25th percentile
  • His 37.4% InPlay% (balls in play/swings) was in the bottom 30th percentile
  • Is more accepting of his walks against LH pitching (14.3%) than he is RH pitching (6.3%)
  • Breaking balls are an issue. Saw 500 curves and sliders; swung and missed at more (85) than he put into play (71). Had a 37.2% whiff rate on those pitches compared to a 15.8% on fastballs
  • Unable to differentiate the voices of his teammates from those in the stands or the bullpen
  • His hair


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