Seby Zavala

Seby Zavala

29-Year-Old CatcherC
Chicago White Sox
Out
Injury Concussion
Est. Return 2/1/2023
2023 Fantasy Outlook
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$Signed a one-year contract with the White Sox in March of 2022.
To IL with concussion
CChicago White Sox
Concussion
September 27, 2022
Zavala was placed on the 7-day concussion injured list Tuesday.
ANALYSIS
Zavala will be eligible to return Oct. 2 in San Diego, but it's possible his season is over due to the concussion. Carlos Perez was recalled to take over the backup catcher duties.
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Batting Order Slot Breakdown
vs Right-Handed Pitchers
vs RHP
#1
#2
#3
#4
#5
#6
#7
#8
#9
6
13
20
vs Left-Handed Pitchers
vs LHP
#1
#2
#3
#4
#5
#6
#7
#8
#9
2
5
3
Left/Right Batting Splits
Since 2020
 
 
+13%
OPS vs RHP
2022
 
 
+15%
OPS vs RHP
2021
 
 
+5%
OPS vs RHP
2020
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OPS PA R HR RBI SB AVG OBP SLG
Since 2020vs Left .628 75 12 1 5 0 .180 .333 .295
Since 2020vs Right .709 234 25 6 31 0 .257 .304 .405
2022vs Left .653 45 5 0 1 0 .216 .356 .297
2022vs Right .748 160 17 2 20 0 .284 .344 .404
2021vs Left .592 30 7 1 4 0 .125 .300 .292
2021vs Right .620 74 8 4 11 0 .203 .214 .406
2020vs Left 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2020vs Right 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
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Home/Away Batting Splits
Since 2020
 
 
+26%
OPS at Home
2022
 
 
+7%
OPS at Home
2021
 
 
+87%
OPS at Home
2020
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OPS PA R HR RBI SB AVG OBP SLG
Since 2020Home .784 136 16 4 19 0 .267 .353 .431
Since 2020Away .620 173 21 3 17 0 .219 .278 .342
2022Home .755 90 7 0 8 0 .295 .371 .385
2022Away .707 115 15 2 13 0 .250 .327 .380
2021Home .844 46 9 4 11 0 .211 .318 .526
2021Away .451 58 6 1 4 0 .164 .179 .273
2020Home 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2020Away 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
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Stat Review
How does Seby Zavala compare to other hitters?
This section compares his stats with all batting seasons from the previous three seasons (minimum 400 plate appearances)*. The bar represents the player's percentile rank. For example, if the bar is halfway across, then the player falls into the 50th percentile for that stat and it would be considered average.

* Exit Velocity and Barrels/PA % are benchmarked against 2019 data (min 400 PA) and Hard Hit Rate is benchmarked against last season's data (min 400 PA). See here for more exit velocity/barrels stats plus an explanation of current limitations with that data set.
  • BB/K
    Walk to strikeout ratio
  • BB Rate
    The percentage of plate appearances resulting in a walk.
  • K Rate
    The percentage of plate appearances resulting in a strikeout.
  • BABIP
    Batting average on balls in play. Measures how many of a batter’s balls in play go for hits.
  • ISO
    Isolated Power. Slugging percentage minus batting average. A computation used to measure a batter's raw power.
  • AVG
    Batting average. Hits divided by at bats.
  • OBP
    On Base Percentage. A measure of how often a batters reaches base. Roughly equal to number of times on base divided by plate appearances.
  • SLG
    Slugging Percentage. A measure of the batting productivity of a hitter. It is calculated as total bases divided by at bats.
  • OPS
    On base plus slugging. THe sum of a batter's on-base percentage and slugging percentage.
  • wOBA
    Weighted on-base average. Measures a player's overall offensive contributions per plate appearance. wOBA combines all the different aspects of hitting into one metric, weighting each of them in proportion to their actual run value.
  • Exit Velocity
    The speed of the baseball as it comes off the bat, immediately after a batter makes contact.
  • Hard Hit Rate
    A measure of contact quality from Sports Info Solutions. This stat explains what percentage of batted balls were hit hard vs. medium or soft.
  • Barrels/PA
    The percentage of plate appearances where a batter had a batted ball classified as a Barrel. A Barrel is a batted ball with similar exit velocity and launch angle to past ones that led to a minimum .500 batting average and 1.500 slugging percentage.
  • Expected BA
    Expected Batting Average.
  • Expected SLG
    Expected Slugging Percentage.
  • Sprint Speed
    The speed of a runner from home to first, in feet per second.
  • Ground Ball %
    The percentage of balls put in play that are on the ground.
  • Line Drive %
    The percentage of balls put in play that are line drives.
  • Fly Ball %
    The percentage of balls put in play that are fly balls.
BB/K
0.30
 
BB Rate
9.3%
 
K Rate
31.2%
 
BABIP
.404
 
ISO
.112
 
AVG
.270
 
OBP
.347
 
SLG
.382
 
OPS
.729
 
wOBA
.325
 
Exit Velocity
88.8 mph
 
Hard Hit Rate
31.9%
 
Barrels/PA
5.4%
 
Expected BA
.207
 
Expected SLG
.326
 
Sprint Speed
22.0 ft/sec
 
Ground Ball %
28.4%
 
Line Drive %
24.1%
 
Fly Ball %
47.4%
 
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Drives in pair
CChicago White Sox
September 3, 2022
Zavala went 1-for-4 with two RBI and a run scored Saturday against the Twins.
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Cedes catching duties to Grandal
CChicago White Sox
August 31, 2022
Zavala is out of the lineup for Wednesday's game against the Royals.
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Reaches base three times
CChicago White Sox
August 24, 2022
Zavala went 2-for-3 with a double and a walk Tuesday against the Orioles.
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Taking over as primary backstop
CChicago White Sox
August 21, 2022
Zavala will start at catcher and bat ninth in Sunday's game against the Guardians, James Fegan of The Athletic reports.
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Starts while Grandal rests
CChicago White Sox
August 18, 2022
Zavala will start at catcher and bat eighth in Thursday's game against the Astros.
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