Who is Juan Soto, the outfielder costing the Yankees five players?

Yankees acquired Juan Soto via trade on Dec 5, 2023.

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On December 6, the Yankees secured the much-coveted Juan Soto in the eleventh hour of the Winter Meetings following a protracted trade discussion. For much of the last two months, the Yankees universe felt an adrenalin rush with the Yankees-Padres rollercoaster over the outfielder and top slugger.

The 25-year-old outfielder, recognized as one of the most talented hitters of this era, became part of a comprehensive seven-player deal. This transaction unfolded as the Yankees traded right-handers Michael King, Jhony Brito, and Randy Vasquez, along with pitching prospect Drew Thorpe and catcher Kyle Higashioka.

Making his debut at the age of 19 in 2018, Juan Soto has showcased a remarkable blend of patience and power. His batting line stands at .284/.421/.524, accompanied by an impressive tally of 160 home runs and 483 RBIs in 779 games. Juan Soto’s journey includes three All-Star selections and four Silver Slugger awards over a span of six years. Notably, during this period, he managed to draw 640 walks while striking out 577 times—a noteworthy feat in an era where pitchers consistently unleash triple-digit fastballs and devastating breaking pitches.

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In 2015, Juan Soto inked a deal with the Nationals as an international free agent, marking the initiation of his journey in Major League Baseball (MLB). His debut in 2018 earned him the distinction of being the runner-up for the NL Rookie of the Year Award. A pivotal figure in the Nationals’ triumphant 2019 World Series campaign, Juan Soto’s contributions were acknowledged with the prestigious Babe Ruth Award. The year 2020 saw him clinch the National League batting title, boasting an impressive .351 average. Notably, he has been honored with the Silver Slugger Award on four occasions and has earned a place in the All-Star lineup three times.

During the truncated COVID-19 season in 2020, Juan Soto secured a batting title, and his prowess continued as he led the majors in walks for the subsequent three years, tallying an impressive 412 free passes. In this span, he not only reduced his strikeouts by 94 but also launched 91 home runs. According to ESPN Stats & Information, his adjusted OPS of 157 stands as the fifth-highest in history through a player’s age-24 season, trailing only Ty Cobb, Mike Trout, Mickey Mantle, and Jimmie Foxx.

Who is Juan Soto?

Born on October 25, 1998, in Santo Domingo, Juan Jose Soto Pacheco is a talented Dominican professional baseball outfielder. His father, a dedicated salesman and former catcher in a local men’s league, instilled in him a deep love for baseball from an early age. Encouraged by his father, Juan Soto embraced the sport as his true passion. Notably, his younger brother, Elian, followed a similar path, establishing himself as a third baseman and outfielder. Elian joined the Nationals organization as an international free agent in January 2023, continuing the family’s baseball legacy.

Entering the professional scene in 2016, Juan Soto embarked on his journey with the Gulf Coast League Nationals in the rookie-level Gulf Coast League (GCL). His remarkable performance earned him the title of the GCL’s Most Valuable Player for hitting an impressive .368, along with five home runs and 32 runs batted in (RBIs). In September 2016, Juan Soto advanced to the Auburn Doubledays of the Class A-Short Season New York-Penn League, contributing significantly in the final games of the season. In his brief stint with the Doubledays, Juan Soto showcased his prowess by going 9-for-21 (.429) with three doubles and an RBI. Concluding the 2016 season with an overall batting average of .368, five home runs, and 32 RBIs, he left an indelible mark on his debut professional year.

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In 2017, Juan Soto showcased his prowess with the Hagerstown Suns in the Class A South Atlantic League. His performance took off on a high note, displaying impressive batting skills until an unfortunate ankle injury occurred while sliding into home during a game on May 2. This setback led to his placement on the disabled list, sidelining Juan Soto at a time when he boasted a remarkable .360 batting average with three home runs in 23 games for the Suns. Recognizing his potential, MLB Pipeline ranked the player as the Nationals’ second-best prospect and the 42nd-best prospect overall in July 2017.

Yankees acquired Juan Soto via trade on Dec 5, 2023.
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Despite the injury, Juan Soto did not return to the Suns that season. Instead, he underwent two rehabilitation stints with the Gulf Coast Nationals. The first stint comprised five games in July 2017, and the second consisted of four games in September 2017 before he sustained a hamstring injury, prompting his shutdown for the season. Across these nine games with the Gulf Coast League Nationals, Juan Soto demonstrated resilience, going 8-for-25 (.320) with a double, a triple, and four RBIs. He concluded the 2017 season with an impressive batting average of .351, three home runs, and 18 RBIs.

Entering 2018, Juan Soto solidified his status as one of the top prospects in the minor leagues. Beginning the season with the Hagerstown Suns, he maintained an outstanding .373 batting average in 16 games, showcasing five home runs and 24 RBIs. His stellar performance prompted an early-season promotion to the Potomac Nationals in the Class A-Advanced Carolina League. With Potomac, he continued to impress, hitting .371 with seven home runs and 18 RBIs in 15 games. Shortly after, Juan Soto received another promotion, this time to the Harrisburg Senators in the Class AA Eastern League. After participating in eight games there, the Washington Nationals elevated him to the major leagues on May 20, 2018.

Juan Soto’s 2018 rookie season

Venturing into the major leagues on May 20, 2018, Juan Soto marked his debut as the youngest player in the major leagues at the age of 19 years and 207 days. Notably, he achieved the distinction of being the first player born in 1998 to grace a major league game. His entrance into the field occurred during the 8th inning of a matchup against the Los Angeles Dodgers at Nationals Park in Washington, D.C. In this pinch-hitting role, facing right-handed relief pitcher Erik Goeddel, Juan Soto swung and struck out.

The following day, Juan Soto earned his inaugural major-league start, assuming the position of left fielder in a game against the San Diego Padres at Nationals Park. Making a swift impact, he seized the opportunity on the first pitch of his first plate appearance. With a powerful swing, Juan Soto connected for his first major-league hit—a remarkable 422 ft (129 m) opposite-field three-run homer off Robbie Erlin. The feat was not only a personal milestone but also historic, as Soto became the youngest player in franchise history to deliver a home run. Moreover, he joined the ranks of teenagers making a mark in the major leagues, echoing the accomplishment of Nationals outfielder Bryce Harper, who achieved a similar feat at the age of 19 in 2012. The jubilant response from the crowd prompted Juan Soto to take a curtain call after rounding the bases and returning to the dugout.

In an intriguing turn of events, Juan Soto added a unique chapter to his story by hitting a home run against the New York Yankees on June 18, 2018. The peculiar circumstance surrounding this event arose from a game that commenced on May 15, 2018—five days before Juan Soto’s major league debut. However, inclement weather intervened, leading to a suspension of the game until June 18, with the score tied at 3–3. Notably, the stoppage occurred in the fifth inning, and according to the rules, a team would be declared the winner if they were leading at that point. This implied that Soto had technically hit a home run before officially debuting in MLB. To avoid confusion, this home run was sequentially added to his existing total as his sixth home run. Impressively, it was one of three home runs that Juan Soto struck in his initial five plate appearances against the Yankees.

Padres left fielder Juan Soto #22, throws his bat after hitting a two-run home run in the fifth inning against the Yankees.
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On June 21, Juan Soto found himself in the cleanup hitter spot for the first time in the major leagues, facing the Baltimore Orioles. In a decisive moment, he doubled home the winning run, securing a 4–2 victory. His inaugural multi-home run game occurred on June 13, 2018, against the New York Yankees. This accomplishment repeated itself on June 29, 2018, at Citizens Bank Park against the Philadelphia Phillies. In a spectacular display, Juan Soto tallied two home runs, four hits, and five RBIs, contributing significantly to the Nationals’ commanding 17–7 triumph over the Phillies. Another notable performance unfolded against the Phillies on September 11, 2018, with Juan Soto delivering a second multi-home run game. In this doubleheader’s second game, he went 3-for-4, accumulating four RBIs.

Setting a record on September 16, Juan Soto etched his name in history as the youngest player to steal three bases in a game. This achievement surpassed the previous mark held by Rickey Henderson, breaking the record at 19 years and 326 days, compared to Henderson’s 20 years and 241 days.

In the baseball season of 2018, Juan Soto showcased his prowess by posting impressive stats, recording a slash line of .292/.406/.517 with 79 walks, 22 home runs, and 70 RBIs in 414 at-bats. Notably, he secured the title of the youngest player in the National League (NL) during that period. Recognizing his outstanding performance, Juan Soto received the accolade of NL Rookie of the Month in June, July, and September. This remarkable achievement placed him in the esteemed company of being the sixth player to clinch the award three or more times.

Throughout the season, Juan Soto etched his name in the MLB record books by setting several teenage records. Among these accomplishments were the highest number of walks by a teenager (79), the most multi-homer games by a teenager (3), the highest on-base percentage by a teenager (.406), and the highest OPS by a teenager (.923). Despite these remarkable feats, he narrowly missed out on the NL Rookie of the Year title, finishing in second place in the voting. The honor went to Braves outfielder Ronald Acuña Jr., making Juan Soto the only three-time Rookie of the Month winner to fall short of winning the prestigious Rookie of the Year award.

Post-season, Juan Soto continued to shine as he earned a spot on the MLB All-Stars Team for the 2018 MLB Japan All-Star Series, further solidifying his status as a standout player in the baseball world.

The 2019 World Series champion

On August 19, 2019, Juan Soto etched his name in MLB history, achieving a remarkable feat as only the fourth player ever to accumulate 100 extra-base hits before celebrating his 21st birthday. This exclusive club included legends such as Mel Ott, Tony Conigliaro, and his former teammate, Bryce Harper. Adding to this milestone, Juan Soto later joined the ranks of just seven MLB players who reached the impressive mark of 30 home runs before turning 21. In the 2019 season, his batting performance reflected excellence, boasting a line of .282/.401/.548, accompanied by 110 runs (ranking 7th), 108 walks (ranking 3rd), 34 home runs, and 110 RBIs (ranking 9th). Additionally, he showcased his speed by successfully stealing 12 bases in 13 attempts.

During a pivotal moment in the NL Wild Card Game against the Milwaukee Brewers, with the Nationals trailing 3–1 in the bottom of the eighth, Juan Soto delivered a clutch bases-clearing single off Brewers closer Josh Hader. This hit not only reversed the score in favor of the Nationals at 4–3 but also propelled them to victory, securing their advancement to the National League Division Series.

In Game 3 of the NLDS against the Los Angeles Dodgers, Juan Soto added to his postseason highlights by launching his first career playoff home run off Hyun-jin Ryu. The stakes were even higher in the decisive Game 5 of the NLDS, where Soto’s impact was instrumental. He contributed an RBI single in the 6th inning off Walker Buehler and later delivered a game-tying home run in the top of the 8th off Clayton Kershaw. The Nationals ultimately triumphed in 10 innings, eliminating the Dodgers and earning a historic advancement to the National League Championship Series, a first in franchise history. Juan Soto’s performance in the NLCS saw him go 3–16 (.188) with a double and an RBI, contributing to the Nationals’ sweep of the best-of-seven series and securing their ticket to the World Series.

Juan Soto won 2019 World Series with the Nationals
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In the grand spectacle of the World Series, Juan Soto left an indelible mark, making history in Game 1. Facing the formidable Astros’ ace Gerrit Cole, he launched a home run at the outset of the fourth inning, solidifying his place as the fourth youngest player in MLB history to achieve this feat on the grand stage of a World Series.

A serendipitous alignment of events occurred on October 25 in Game 3 of the World Series, coinciding with Juan Soto’s 21st birthday. This moment fulfilled a prediction made approximately a decade earlier by Soto’s father, foreseeing his son’s participation in the World Series on this significant day. Game 5 unfolded with Juan Soto once again facing off against Cole, where he hammered another home run. Despite this individual effort, the Nationals suffered a 7–1 loss, placing them at a disadvantage of 3 games to 2 in the best-of-seven series.

The pivotal Game 6 witnessed Juan Soto’s prowess as he smashed his third home run of the series, this time off Justin Verlander. This go-ahead solo home run played a crucial role in forcing a decisive Game 7, setting the stage for the Nationals’ historic triumph.

In the culmination of an extraordinary postseason journey, the Nationals secured their first-ever World Series title. Juan Soto’s stellar contributions included a postseason batting line of .277/.373/.554 with 5 home runs and 14 RBIs (.333/.438/.741 with 3 HR, 7 RBIs in the World Series). Standing out in the series, he led the Nationals in home runs, hits, walks, and runs scored. Recognizing his exceptional performance, Soto was honored as the co-winner of the 2019 Babe Ruth Award, sharing the accolade with Stephen Strasburg. Further cementing his excellence, Juan Soto earned a place on the All-MLB Second Team in the inaugural edition of the annual award.

The 2020 season

Emerging from the shadows of a COVID recovery, Juan Soto showcased his extraordinary prowess in a series held at Citi Field against the New York Mets. The standout performance commenced on August 10 when he unleashed a monumental home run, soaring an impressive 463 feet (141 m). Not content with merely breaking personal records, Juan Soto continued his power display with another remarkable feat on August 12—a home run measured at an astonishing 466 feet (142 m), establishing a new zenith for his career.

In addition to his awe-inspiring power, Juan Soto secured his place in history by qualifying for the batting title and achieving a remarkable milestone. He etched his name as the youngest player in National League history to claim the title, concluding the regular season with a stellar .351 batting average. Juan Soto’s dominance extended beyond the batter’s box, as he led all qualified hitters in MLB in critical categories. His on-base percentage (.490), slugging percentage (.695), and on-base plus slugging (1.185) stood as the highest marks in these three categories for any major league hitter with at least 195 plate appearances in a season since the legendary Barry Bonds in the 2004 season.

Recognizing his exceptional offensive prowess, accolades followed suit. He clinched his first career Silver Slugger Award, cementing his status as one of the premier hitters in the league. Adding to the honors, Juan Soto earned a well-deserved spot on the All-MLB First Team, marking a significant milestone in his burgeoning career. The season showcased not only his resilience after overcoming illness but also his ascendancy to new heights in the realm of baseball excellence.

The 2021 season

In the inaugural clash of the Nationals’ season on April 6, Juan Soto scripted a memorable moment, delivering a walk-off single against Will Smith of the Atlanta Braves. This marked the initiation of his career in walk-off hits, setting the tone for what would unfold in the season.

However, the journey wasn’t without its challenges. On April 20, a setback unfolded as Juan Soto found himself placed on the 10-Day IL due to a left shoulder strain. Undeterred, he reclaimed his spot on the active roster on May 4, ready to resume his impactful role in the lineup. Despite the brief hiatus, his remarkable contributions earned him a coveted spot as an All-Star. Notably, he stepped onto the stage of the Home Run Derby for the first time, creating waves by upsetting top-seeded Shohei Ohtani in double-overtime. Although falling short in the semifinal against the eventual repeat winner Pete Alonso of the New York Mets, Soto left an indelible mark in the competition.

In the prolific season of 2021, Juan Soto displayed his batting prowess with a remarkable line of .313/.465/.534, amassing 29 home runs, 95 RBIs, and crossing the plate 111 times. His disciplined approach at the plate reinforced his reputation as the most controlled hitter in baseball, with an MLB-low swing rate of 15.1% outside the strike zone. Juan Soto’s achievements reached historic proportions as he joined the legendary Ted Williams as one of the few players in MLB history to lead the major leagues in on-base percentage multiple times before turning 22. His exceptional eye for pitches was evident in his total of 145 walks, the highest in a single season since Barry Bonds set the major league record with 232 in 2004. Leading the majors in walk percentage at 22.2% and intentional walks at 23, Juan Soto boasted the best walk/strikeout ratio in the league at an impressive 1.56.

As the curtain fell on the season, Juan Soto’s stellar contributions earned him prestigious accolades. He secured his place on the All-MLB First Team and clinched the National League Silver Slugger Award for the outfield, marking a remarkable back-to-back achievement. Despite his exceptional performance, Juan Soto found himself in the runner-up position in the National League Most Valuable Player Award (NL MVP) voting, with Bryce Harper claiming the coveted title.

Anticipation and speculation surrounded Juan Soto’s future as the Nationals, before the 2021–22 MLB lockout, extended a lucrative contract proposal his way. The offer stood at a substantial 13-year, $350 million contract extension, a testament to the organization’s belief in his exceptional talent. If accepted, this would have bound the then 23-year-old Soto to the Nationals through his age 35 season in 2034. However, Juan Soto made a decisive choice and declined the offer, keeping fans and pundits alike intrigued about the next chapter in his burgeoning career.

The 2022 season

On the eve of a new chapter, Juan Soto and the Nationals found common ground, sealing a pact on March 22, 2022, with a $17.1 million contract that averted arbitration. The ink on the agreement was barely dry, and Soto wasted no time leaving his mark on the 2022 season. On April 12, he etched his name in history, hammering his 100th career home run off Braves pitcher Bryce Elder. Aged 23 years and 169 days, Juan Soto not only became the youngest player to achieve this milestone in Nationals history but also claimed the eighth-youngest spot in MLB history. Amidst the accolades, rumors swirled about his future as reports surfaced that he had turned down a substantial 15-year, $440 million contract extension offer from the Nationals.

The baseball cosmos continued to acknowledge Juan Soto’s prowess as he earned a spot in the prestigious 2022 Major League Baseball All-Star Game. However, a seismic shift altered the landscape on August 2, 2022, when Juan Soto found himself traded to the San Diego Padres, an exchange that involved six players. The narrative took an emotional turn on August 12, just ten days post-trade, as he returned to face the Nationals in Washington. The crowd, stirred by sentiment, bestowed upon him a heartfelt 45-second standing ovation.

Amidst the transition, Juan Soto donned the Padres jersey for the remainder of the 2022 season, engaging in 51 games that showcased a .236 batting average, 6 home runs, 16 RBIs, and an impressive 36 walks. Tallying the season’s collective impact, combining both stints with the Nationals and Padres, he graced the field for 152 games. The statistical tapestry woven included a .242 batting average, 27 home runs, 62 RBIs, and a league-leading 135 walks. His discerning eye at the plate manifested in a remarkable 20.3% walk rate, topping the major leagues, and a leading BB/K% at 1.41. Notably, Juan Soto exhibited unparalleled selectivity by swinging at a mere 19.9% of pitches outside the strike zone, a feat that distinguished him as the foremost batter in the major leagues in this regard.

The 2023 season

In a noteworthy transaction on January 13, 2023, Juan Soto penned a concise yet significant chapter with the Padres, sealing a one-year, $23 million deal and gracefully sidestepping the labyrinth of salary arbitration. The ensuing baseball season of 2023 unfolded as a canvas for his artistry, where he graced all 162 games, weaving a narrative of resilience and skill. Amidst the symphony of crackling bats and cheering crowds, Juan Soto’s bat spoke eloquently, registering a .275 batting average, an impressive 35 home runs, and a league-leading 132 walks. The numerical tapestry of his performance unfurled as a slug line of .217/.310/.407 in 638 plate appearances, marked by 24 home runs and 5 stolen bases, culminating in a formidable 3.4 fWAR.

Juan Soto’s prowess at the plate is a ballet of patience, leaving opposing pitchers in a quandary. His keen eye discerns the nuances of each pitch, a skill that transforms any misguided get-me-over fastball into an opportunity. The “Soto Shuffle” has become an emblem of his unique ritual in the batter’s box, a dynamic routine that follows a successful pitch for a ball. This dance of anticipation involves a symphony of hip swings, a sweeping arc to clear the batter’s box, rhythmic leg taps, moments of elevation, and a steadfast gaze directed at the pitcher. Notably, Juan Soto employs a distinctive “two-strike approach,” adjusting his grip along the bat handle and adopting a wider, lower stance—sometimes akin to a crouch. In this stance, even when facing a two-strike count, he exhibits his remarkable ability to drive the ball to all fields.

As the pages turned on December 6, 2023, the Padres scripted a new chapter in the Juan Soto saga. In a strategic move, him and Trent Grisham embarked on a journey to don the iconic pinstripes of the New York Yankees. The trade, a complex ballet of players exchanging hands, saw Michael King, Drew Thorpe, Jhony Brito, Randy Vásquez, and Kyle Higashioka becoming integral parts of the Padres roster in exchange for him. This marked a transition, as Soto’s presence in the lineup shifted from the scenic shores of San Diego to the bustling energy of the Bronx, a tale etched in the annals of baseball’s ever-evolving narrative.

Juan Soto’s upcoming debut in New York

Juan Soto’s transition to the New York Yankees ahead of the 2024 season is a pivotal moment for both the player and the team. Acquired from the San Diego Padres in a significant seven-player deal in December, Soto’s arrival has escalated expectations for a Yankees team seeking to recapture its World Series-winning form, last seen in 2009. 

Soto, a three-time All-Star with four top-ten finishes in the National League MVP races, brings an impressive resume to the Bronx. His tenure with the Nationals, highlighted by a World Series win in 2019, and subsequent performance with the Padres, where despite a high payroll, the team won 82 games, underscores his value as a major league asset. With an average of 33 homers and 100 RBIs since his 2018 debut, Soto’s offensive prowess is clear. 

The Yankees and their fans have high hopes for Soto, who joins an outfield that could become one of the most formidable in recent memory. His self-assurance, demonstrated in his public appearances and fashion choices, aligns with the Yankees’ culture of confidence and excellence. Manager Aaron Boone and the team anticipate that Soto’s presence will not only elevate the team’s performance but also significantly impact Soto’s market value. After rejecting a $440 million offer from the Nationals in July 2022, Soto’s performance with the Yankees could set the stage for an even more lucrative contract in the future, potentially surpassing Aaron Judge’s $360 million deal with the team.

The pressure on Soto to perform is immense, not just from within but also from a fervent fan base. Yet, his approach remains focused on playing to the best of his abilities, aiming to contribute significantly to the Yankees’ ambitions. As Soto integrates into the team during spring training, his outlook is positive, and the potential impact on the Yankees’ lineup is substantial. 

Juan Soto, player of the New York Yankees
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Soto’s future contract, especially as a client of Scott Boras, remains a topic of interest and speculation. His tenure with the Yankees, therefore, is not just about the immediate season’s performance but also about setting the stage for what could be one of the most significant contracts in baseball history. As the 2024 season approaches, all eyes will be on Soto, watching to see if he can meet the high expectations and lead the Yankees back to World Series glory.

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2024 Projections

YearTmAgePAABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOBAOBPSLGOPSTBGDPHBPSHSFIBBRel
2024Proj.256204979213826228841041191020.2780.4180.5070.925252153131087%
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Standard Batting

YearTmGPAABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOBAOBPSLGOPSOPS+TBGDPHBPSHSFIBBPos
2018WSN1164944147712125122705279990.2920.4060.5170.923142214901010*7/H
2019WSN150659542110153325341101211081320.2820.4010.5480.949142297113063*7
2020WSN47196154395414013376241280.3510.490.6951.185217107110012*7/9D
2021WSN151654502111157202299597145930.3130.4650.5340.9991752682320523*9/HD
2022TOT15366452493127252276262135960.2420.4010.4520.853147237124006*9/DH
2022WSN101436342628417121466291620.2460.4080.4850.8941581661130049/DH
2022SDP522281823143816160044340.2360.3880.390.77812771110029
2023SDP16270856897156321351091251321290.2750.410.5190.931582951821511*7/DH
GPAABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOBAOBPSLGOPSOPS+TBGDPHBPSHSFIBB
6 Yrs779337527045277681481116048350196405770.2840.4210.5240.9461571418741221665
162 Game Avg.162702562110160312331001041331200.2840.4210.5240.9461572951520314
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Postseason Batting 

YearGPAABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOBAOBPSLGOPSTBGDPHBPSHSFIBBWPAcWPA
201914401000200020.250.250.250.51000000.536.60%
20195221845002400340.2780.4090.6111.0211010010.5210.40%
20194171623100100170.1880.2350.250.485400000-0.22-4.20%
20197322769203710580.3330.4380.7411.17820000010.4228.00%
20223141204000201120.3330.3850.3330.71840010000.10%
20224171633100110130.1880.2350.250.4854000000.030.30%
20225211844102400250.2220.3330.6110.94411010000.579.70%
GPAABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOBAOBPSLGOPSTBGDPHBPSHSFIBBWPAcWPA
2 Yrs (7 Series)291271111929507212113310.2610.3490.4950.84555021021.8650.90%
2 NLWC4181605000401140.3130.3530.3130.6655001000.546.60%
2 NLDS9393478102510470.2350.3330.4410.77515010010.5510.70%
2 NLCS93834672025003120.2060.2890.4410.73115010000.365.60%
1 WS7322769203710580.3330.4380.7411.17820000010.4228.00%
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Career Graph

All-Star GamesAwardsMVP (rank, share)Silver Sluggers
2021
2022
2023
2019 All-MLB Team 2
2019 Babe Ruth Award
2020 All-MLB Team 1
2020 NL Batting Title
2021 All-MLB Team 1
2019 NL (9, 11%)
2020 NL (5, 41%)
2021 NL (2, 65%)
2023 NL (6, 25%)
1.42 Career Shares (184th)
2020 NL (OF)
2021 NL (OF)
2022 NL (OF)
2023 NL (OF)
All multiple winners
Monthly AwardsWeekly AwardsHome Run DerbyWins Above Replacement
2018 June NL Rookie of the Month
2018 July NL Rookie of the Month
2018 September NL Rookie of the Month
2020 Aug 16th NL Player of the Week
2023 Sep 17th NL Player of the Week
2021
2022 (Winner)
2021 NL 7.1 (2nd)
WAR Position PlayersOffensive WARBatting AverageOn-Base%
2021 NL 7.1 (1st)
2023 NL 5.5 (9th)
Active 28.6 (44th)
2019 NL 5.1 (7th)
2020 NL 3.2 (2nd)
2021 NL 6.8 (2nd)
2022 NL 5.8 (6th)
2023 NL 6.1 (5th)
Active 30.5 (35th)
2020 NL .351 (1st)
2021 NL .313 (2nd)
Active .284 (19th)
2018 NL .406 (4th)**
2019 NL .401 (5th)
2020 NL .490 (1st)
2021 NL .465 (1st)
2022 NL .401 (3rd)
2023 NL .410 (2nd)
Active .421 (1st)
Career .421 (19th)
Slugging %On-Base Plus SluggingGames PlayedPlate Appearances
2020 NL .695 (1st)
2021 NL .534 (8th)
2023 NL .519 (8th)
Active .524 (7th)
Career .524 (60th)
2018 NL .923 (7th)**
2019 NL .949 (6th)
2020 NL 1.185 (1st)
2021 NL .999 (2nd)
2022 NL .853 (8th)
2023 NL .930 (5th)
Active .946 (3rd)
Career .946 (27th)
2023 NL 162 (1st)2021 NL 654 (6th)
2023 NL 708 (6th)
Runs ScoredHitsTotal BasesDoubles
2019 NL 110 (7th)
2021 NL 111 (2nd)
2021 NL 157 (10th)2023 NL 295 (9th)2020 NL 14 (9th)
Home RunsRuns Batted InBases on BallsSingles
2023 NL 35 (10th)2019 NL 110 (9th)
2021 NL 95 (10th)
2023 NL 109 (3rd)
2018 NL 79 (10th)
2019 NL 108 (3rd)
2020 NL 41 (4th)
2021 NL 145 (1st)
2022 NL 135 (1st)
2023 NL 132 (1st)
Active 640 (17th)
2021 NL 106 (7th)
Adjusted OPS+Runs CreatedAdj. Batting RunsAdj. Batting Wins
2019 NL 142 (7th)
2020 NL 217 (1st)
2021 NL 175 (2nd)
2022 NL 147 (5th)
2023 NL 158 (5th)
Active 157 (3rd)
Career 157 (23rd)
2019 NL 128 (6th)
2020 NL 56 (3rd)
2021 NL 129 (2nd)
2022 NL 104 (8th)
2023 NL 127 (5th)
Active 634 (47th)
2019 NL 38 (6th)
2020 NL 29 (2nd)
2021 NL 65 (1st)
2022 NL 40 (4th)
2023 NL 53 (5th)
Active 253 (12th)
Career 253 (207th)
2019 NL 3.6 (6th)
2020 NL 2.7 (2nd)
2021 NL 6.2 (1st)
2022 NL 4.0 (4th)
2023 NL 5.1 (5th)
Active 24.2 (12th)
Career 24.2 (216th)
Extra Base HitsTimes On BaseOffensive Win %Sacrifice Flies
2023 NL 68 (9th)2019 NL 264 (4th)
2020 NL 96 (5th)
2021 NL 304 (1st)
2022 NL 266 (2nd)
2023 NL 290 (3rd)
2019 NL .725 (5th)
2020 NL .880 (1st)
2021 NL .774 (2nd)
2022 NL .690 (5th)
2023 NL .707 (5th)
Active .741 (3rd)
Career .741 (38th)
2019 NL 6 (8th)
Intentional Bases on BallsDouble Plays Grounded IntoCaught StealingPower-Speed #
2018 NL 10 (9th)
2020 NL 12 (1st)
2021 NL 23 (1st)
2022 NL 6 (6th)
2023 NL 11 (2nd)
Active 65 (13th)
2021 NL 23 (1st)
2023 NL 18 (9th)
2021 NL 7 (2nd)2020 NL 8.2 (9th)
AB per SOAB per HRBase-Out Runs Added (RE24)Win Probability Added (WPA)
2022 NL 5.5 (9th)
Active 4.7 (45th)
2020 NL 11.8 (2nd)
2023 NL 16.2 (10th)
Active 16.9 (11th)
Career 16.9 (58th)
2020 NL 31.86 (2nd)
2021 NL 64.31 (1st)
2022 NL 28.28 (9th)
2023 NL 49.56 (5th)
Active 242.33 (14th)
Career 242.33 (238th)
2018 NL 3.4 (5th)
2020 NL 2.1 (5th)
2021 NL 4.4 (2nd)
2023 NL 3.5 (8th)
Active 18.3 (17th)
Situ. Wins Added (WPA/LI)Championship WPA (cWPA)Base-Out Wins Added (REW)Def. Games as LF (s.1901)
2019 NL 4.4 (5th)
2020 NL 2.3 (3rd)
2021 NL 5.5 (2nd)
2022 NL 3.3 (6th)
2023 NL 4.8 (5th)
Active 23.1 (14th)
Career 23.1 (229th)
2019 NL 2.1 (10th)
Active 5.7 (38th)
2020 NL 3.0 (2nd)
2021 NL 6.3 (1st)
2022 NL 2.9 (9th)
2023 NL 4.9 (5th)
Active 23.4 (13th)
Career 23.4 (248th)
2019 NL 150 (1st)
2023 NL 154 (1st)
Active 454 (13th)
Putouts as LF (s.1901)Assists as LF (s.1901)Errors Committed as LF (s.1901)Double Plays Turned as LF (s.1901)
2018 NL 207 (5th)
2019 NL 273 (1st)
2023 NL 254 (1st)
Active 790 (12th)
2023 NL 10 (3rd)
Active 15 (23rd)
2023 NL 3 (5th)2018 NL 2 (4th)
2023 NL 2 (2nd)
Active 4 (9th)
Def. Games as RF (s.1901)Putouts as RF (s.1901)Errors Committed as RF (s.1901)Double Plays Turned as RF (s.1901)
2021 NL 144 (1st)
2022 NL 151 (1st)
2021 NL 295 (1st)
2022 NL 304 (1st)
2021 NL 6 (1st)
Active 9 (23rd)
2021 NL 1 (4th)
Def. Games as OFPutouts as OFAssists as OFErrors Committed as OF
2019 NL 150 (5th)
2021 NL 144 (3rd)
2022 NL 151 (1st)
2023 NL 154 (2nd)
2021 NL 295 (3rd)
2022 NL 304 (5th)
2023 NL 10 (5th)2021 NL 6 (2nd)
Range Factor/9Inn as LF (s.1948)Range Factor/Game as LF (s.1901)Fielding % as LF (s.1901)Range Factor/9Inn as RF (s.1948)
2018 NL 1.92 (4th)
2019 NL 1.85 (4th)
2018 NL 1.85 (2nd)
2019 NL 1.82 (2nd)
2020 NL 1.58 (5th)
2018 NL .991 (4th)
2019 NL .993 (1st)
2023 NL .989 (5th)
2021 NL 2.20 (3rd)
2022 NL 2.13 (2nd)
Range Factor/Game as RF (s.1901)Fielding % as RF (s.1901)Fielding % as OFYoungest
2021 NL 2.08 (2nd)
2022 NL 2.03 (2nd)
2022 NL .990 (4th)2019 NL .993 (4th)
2020 NL 1.000 (1st)
2018 NL born 1998-10-25 (1st)
2019 NL born 1998-10-25 (4th)
2020 NL born 1998-10-25 (9th)
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