Jayson Cates
Gwinnett Braves (AAA)
Jayson Cates
Birthdate:
May 23, 1997 (28 y, 5 m, 22 d)
Born In:
Stockton, CA, USA
Nationality:
American
Position:
P
Bats/Throws:
S/R
Height/Weight:
6'0"/198
Entry:
2016 Draft - Round: 1, Overall: 8, Team: Atlanta Braves
Contract:
$750k / 1 year
ML Service Time:
0 years, 81 days

2025 Season Pitching Summary

Team G GS IP W-L SV SD MD BB K ERA FIP FIP- xFIP WAR
GWI - IL
27 27 149.2 10-9 0 0 0 51 100 5.713 4.437 99 4.416 2.37
Current Status
MLB Service Time 0 years, 81 days
40-man Service Time 3 years, 42 days
Time as Pro 9 years
Roster Status Unknown
Injury Status None
Personality
Leadership Normal
Loyalty Very High
Desire for Win Low
Greed Very High
Intelligence High
Work Ethic Normal
Popularity
National Insignficant
Local Well Known
Current Contract
2025 $750k ($0 left)
Additional Info
No-Trade No
IP / PA bonusNone
Batting Con Gap Pow Eye K's
Current 5 9 2 14 3
vs R 5 9 2 15 3
vs L 5 7 1 12 3
Potential 5 9 2 15 4
Fielding C IF OF
Range 3 1
Error 2 2
Arm 1 10 6
Turn DP 3
C Ability 1
Position
Pitcher 6
Run/Bunt
Speed 1
Stealing 1
Running 4
Sac Bunt 7
Bunt for Hit 1
Pitching Stuff Movement Control
Current 12 11 13
vs R 12 12 14
vs L 11 10 13
Potential 13 11 13
Pitch Ratings Cur Pot
Sinker 14 14
Curveball 13 13
Cir. Change 10 16
Other Pitching
Velocity 94-96 mph
GB % 54%
Stamina 17
Hold 9
OSA Rating History
Ratings Changes
2025-11-14
Gap Potential increased from 8 to 9
Gap increased from 8 to 9
Eye decreased from 15 to 14
Eye vs R decreased from 16 to 15
Local Popularity increased from Fair to Well Known
2025-10-07
Outfield Arm decreased from 7 to 6
2025-09-29
Movement Potential decreased from 12 to 11
Movement decreased from 12 to 11
Movement vs L decreased from 11 to 10
Control Potential decreased from 14 to 13
Control decreased from 14 to 13
GB% decreased from 56% to 54%
2025-09-15
Power Potential increased from 1 to 2
Power increased from 1 to 2
Control Potential increased from 13 to 14
Control increased from 13 to 14
2025-09-01
Gap Potential decreased from 9 to 8
Gap decreased from 9 to 8
2025-08-11
Gap Potential increased from 8 to 9
Gap increased from 8 to 9
2025-08-04
Circle Change decreased from 11 to 10
2025-07-28
Hold increased from 8 to 9
2025-07-07
Gap Potential decreased from 9 to 8
Gap decreased from 9 to 8
Power vs R increased from 1 to 2
Movement vs R decreased from 13 to 12
Control vs R increased from 13 to 14
Control vs L increased from 12 to 13
GB% decreased from 57% to 56%
Weight decreased from 199 to 198
2025-06-16
Gap Potential increased from 8 to 9
Gap increased from 8 to 9
Power vs R decreased from 2 to 1
Stuff vs L decreased from 12 to 11
Movement vs R increased from 12 to 13
2025-06-09
Contact vs R decreased from 6 to 5
Weight decreased from 200 to 199
2025-06-02
Stuff vs L increased from 11 to 12
2025-05-19
Contact vs R increased from 5 to 6
Avoid Ks decreased from 4 to 3
Avoid Ks vs R decreased from 4 to 3
2025-05-12
Contact Potential decreased from 6 to 5
Contact decreased from 6 to 5
Contact vs R decreased from 6 to 5
2025-05-05
Contact Potential increased from 5 to 6
Contact increased from 5 to 6
Avoid Ks increased from 3 to 4
Avoid Ks vs R increased from 3 to 4
2025-04-28
Contact Potential decreased from 6 to 5
Contact decreased from 6 to 5
Avoid Ks decreased from 4 to 3
Avoid Ks vs R decreased from 4 to 3
2025-04-21
Contact Potential increased from 5 to 6
Contact increased from 5 to 6
Eye increased from 14 to 15
Eye vs R increased from 15 to 16
Avoid Ks increased from 3 to 4
Avoid Ks vs R increased from 3 to 4
Stuff vs L decreased from 12 to 11
Circle Change decreased from 12 to 11
Weight decreased from 201 to 200
2025-04-14
Contact Potential decreased from 6 to 5
Contact decreased from 6 to 5
Power Potential decreased from 2 to 1
Power decreased from 2 to 1
Eye vs L increased from 11 to 12
Avoid Ks decreased from 4 to 3
Avoid Ks vs R decreased from 4 to 3
Hold decreased from 9 to 8
2025-04-05
Power Potential increased from 1 to 2
Power increased from 1 to 2
Eye vs L decreased from 12 to 11
GB% increased from 56% to 57%
2025-03-27
Stuff vs L increased from 11 to 12
Curveball Pot increased from 12 to 13
Curveball increased from 12 to 13
2025-03-09
Contact Potential increased from 5 to 6
Contact increased from 5 to 6
Contact vs R increased from 5 to 6
Gap Potential decreased from 9 to 8
Gap decreased from 9 to 8
Eye decreased from 15 to 14
Eye vs R decreased from 16 to 15
Stuff vs L decreased from 12 to 11
Control vs R decreased from 14 to 13
Control vs L decreased from 13 to 12
Weight decreased from 202 to 201
2025-02-08
Gap Potential increased from 8 to 9
Gap increased from 8 to 9
Power Potential decreased from 2 to 1
Power decreased from 2 to 1
Avoid Ks vs L decreased from 4 to 3
Stuff vs L increased from 11 to 12
Movement Potential decreased from 13 to 12
Movement decreased from 13 to 12
Movement vs R decreased from 13 to 12
Movement vs L decreased from 13 to 11
Control vs R increased from 13 to 14
Control vs L increased from 12 to 13
Sinker Pot decreased from 15 to 14
Sinker decreased from 15 to 14
Local Popularity increased from Insignficant to Fair
2024-11-10
Power Potential increased from 1 to 2
Power increased from 1 to 2
Movement vs R decreased from 14 to 13
GB% decreased from 57% to 56%
Weight increased from 201 to 202
2024-10-26
Curveball Pot decreased from 13 to 12
Curveball decreased from 13 to 12
2024-10-12
Power Potential decreased from 2 to 1
Power decreased from 2 to 1
2024-09-23
Contact Potential decreased from 6 to 5
Contact decreased from 6 to 5
Contact vs R decreased from 6 to 5
Weight increased from 200 to 201
2024-09-16
Contact Potential increased from 5 to 6
Contact increased from 5 to 6
Contact vs R increased from 5 to 6
2024-09-09
Gap Potential decreased from 9 to 8
Gap decreased from 9 to 8
Stuff vs R decreased from 13 to 12
Circle Change decreased from 13 to 12
2024-08-26
Gap Potential increased from 8 to 9
Gap increased from 8 to 9
2024-08-05
Gap Potential decreased from 9 to 8
Gap decreased from 9 to 8
Power vs L decreased from 2 to 1
2024-07-15
Gap Potential increased from 8 to 9
Gap increased from 8 to 9
Power vs L increased from 1 to 2
Weight decreased from 201 to 200
2024-07-08
Gap Potential decreased from 9 to 8
Gap decreased from 9 to 8
Control vs R decreased from 14 to 13
Control vs L decreased from 13 to 12
2024-06-17
Contact vs R decreased from 6 to 5
Gap Potential increased from 8 to 9
Gap increased from 8 to 9
Stamina decreased from 18 to 17
2024-06-10
Contact Potential decreased from 6 to 5
Contact decreased from 6 to 5
Power vs L decreased from 2 to 1
Turn Double Play decreased from 4 to 3
Stuff vs L decreased from 12 to 11
Control Potential decreased from 14 to 13
Control decreased from 14 to 13
2024-05-27
Gap Potential decreased from 9 to 8
Gap decreased from 9 to 8
2024-05-20
Stamina increased from 17 to 18
2024-05-06
P defense decreased from 7 to 6
2024-04-22
Stamina decreased from 18 to 17
2024-03-20
Stamina increased from 17 to 18
2024-03-11
Movement Potential decreased from 14 to 13
Movement decreased from 14 to 13
GB% decreased from 58% to 57%
2024-02-25
Hold increased from 8 to 9
2024-02-09
Weight increased from 200 to 201
2024-02-03
Hold decreased from 9 to 8
Weight increased from 199 to 200
2023-12-26
Stamina decreased from 18 to 17
2023-12-07
Weight increased from 198 to 199
2023-11-20
Speed decreased from 2 to 1
Weight increased from 197 to 198
2023-11-13
Weight increased from 196 to 197
2023-11-09
Movement vs L decreased from 14 to 13
GB% decreased from 61% to 58%
Stamina increased from 17 to 18
Weight increased from 195 to 196
2023-09-11
Outfield Error decreased from 3 to 2
Movement vs L increased from 13 to 14
GB% increased from 59% to 61%
2023-05-29
Hold increased from 8 to 9
Weight increased from 194 to 195
2023-02-26
Movement vs L decreased from 14 to 13
GB% decreased from 61% to 59%
Hold increased from 7 to 8
Weight increased from 193 to 194
Local Popularity decreased from Fair to Insignficant
National Popularity decreased from Fair to Insignficant
2022-07-31
Weight increased from 192 to 193
2022-05-29
Speed decreased from 4 to 2
Baserunning increased from 3 to 4
Infield Range decreased from 5 to 3
Infield Arm decreased from 11 to 10
Outfield Arm decreased from 8 to 7
P defense decreased from 10 to 7
Movement vs R decreased from 15 to 14
Control Potential increased from 13 to 14
Control increased from 13 to 14
GB% decreased from 62% to 61%
Stamina decreased from 18 to 17
Weight increased from 182 to 192
Local Popularity decreased from Well Known to Fair
National Popularity decreased from Well Known to Fair
2021-04-10
Control vs R increased from 13 to 14
Control vs L increased from 12 to 13
Weight decreased from 183 to 182

Career Major League Stats

Team Year Age GS G IP W-L SV K BB K% BB% HR% LOB% GB% BABIP ERA FIP FIP- xFIP E-F WAR
Atlanta - MLB
ATL - MLB
2024 27 5 5 32.0 2-2 0 17 13 12.41% 9.49% 0.73% 66.50% 48.68% 0.269 3.938 3.478 85 5.018 0.46 0.67
Atlanta - MLB
ATL - MLB
2023 26 0 2 1.2 0-0 0 3 0 42.86% 0.00% 0.00% 66.67% 100.00% 0.750 5.400 -0.388 -10 -0.388 5.79 0.09
Atlanta - MLB
ATL - MLB
2021 24 3 3 20.1 1-1 0 10 8 11.76% 9.41% 5.88% 95.24% 55.32% 0.233 3.098 6.831 177 5.187 -3.73 -0.35
Total - MLB
MLB
8 10 54.0 3-3 0 30 21 13.10% 9.17% 2.62% 75.85% 51.61% 0.268 3.667 4.621 117 4.915 -0.95 0.41

Career Minor League Stats

Team Year Age GS G IP W-L SV K BB K% BB% HR% LOB% GB% BABIP ERA FIP FIP- xFIP E-F WAR
GWI - IL
2025 28 27 27 149.2 10-9 0 100 51 15.13% 7.72% 2.87% 65.90% 53.27% 0.336 5.713 4.437 99 4.416 1.28 2.37
GWI - IL
2024 27 25 25 145.0 5-13 0 112 61 17.34% 9.44% 2.63% 67.27% 52.13% 0.318 4.903 4.522 94 4.702 0.38 2.38
GWI - IL
2023 26 33 33 196.1 13-10 0 142 53 16.99% 6.34% 2.75% 66.28% 50.59% 0.285 4.217 4.376 91 4.645 -0.16 3.61
GWI - IL
2022 25 21 21 127.2 9-7 0 101 42 18.00% 7.49% 2.67% 69.77% 50.00% 0.336 4.935 4.580 92 4.811 0.36 2.26
GWI - IL
2021 24 28 28 172.2 7-8 0 120 60 16.19% 8.10% 2.97% 71.23% 52.02% 0.302 4.431 4.895 100 4.951 -0.46 2.26
GWI - IL
2020 23 28 28 154.0 6-14 0 137 46 19.54% 6.56% 3.00% 60.28% 55.93% 0.387 6.662 4.474 96 4.098 2.19 2.34
GWI - IL
2019 22 8 8 43.1 4-2 0 34 17 18.48% 9.24% 2.72% 72.73% 45.45% 0.307 4.362 5.011 96 5.554 -0.65 0.66
MIS - SL
2019 22 23 23 139.2 6-9 0 109 61 18.32% 10.25% 1.68% 75.13% 62.86% 0.314 3.738 4.173 100 4.048 -0.44 1.87
Rome - SAL
ROM - SAL
2018 21 30 30 197.0 8-15 0 189 55 23.16% 6.74% 1.84% 69.37% 68.10% 0.294 3.838 3.959 92 3.638 -0.12 3.41
Total - AAA
AAA
170 170 988.2 54-63 0 746 330 17.23% 7.62% 2.82% 66.86% 51.97% 0.324 5.061 4.567 95 4.648 0.49 15.88
Total - AA
AA
23 23 139.2 6-9 0 109 61 18.32% 10.25% 1.68% 75.13% 62.86% 0.314 3.738 4.173 100 4.048 -0.44 1.87
Total - A
A
30 30 197.0 8-15 0 189 55 23.16% 6.74% 1.84% 69.37% 68.10% 0.294 3.838 3.959 92 3.638 -0.12 3.41

Career Major League Stats

Team Year Age G PA AB H 2B 3B HR RBI R BB K SB CS AVG OBP OPS BABIP wOBA wRC+ WAR
Atlanta - MLB
ATL - MLB
2024 27 4 9 9 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 3 0 0 0.222 0.222 0.444 0.3333 0.198 15 -0.05
Atlanta - MLB
ATL - MLB
2023 26 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.000 0.000 0 0.000 0 0.00
Atlanta - MLB
ATL - MLB
2021 24 3 8 8 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 0 0 0.125 0.125 0.250 0.5000 0.112 -45 -0.18
Total - MLB
MLB
9 17 17 3 0 0 0 0 2 0 9 0 0 0.177 0.177 0.353 0.3750 0.157 -14 -0.23

Career Minor League Stats

Team Year Age G PA AB H 2B 3B HR RBI R BB K SB CS AVG OBP OPS BABIP wOBA wRC+ WAR
None - None
None - None
2016 19 10 54 39 15 3 2 3 13 15 8 6 10 5 0.385 0.471 1.266 0.3636 0.508 236 0.85
Total - ??
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10 54 39 15 3 2 3 13 15 8 6 10 5 0.385 0.471 1.266 0.3636 0.508 236 0.85

Career Fielding Stats

Team Year Pos G IP PO A E Fld % RF Eff ZR
Atlanta - MLB
ATL - MLB
2024 P 5 32.0 0 6 0 1.000 1.688 1.166 0.05
Atlanta - MLB
ATL - MLB
2023 P 2 1.2 0 1 0 1.000 5.400 0.000 -0.02
Atlanta - MLB
ATL - MLB
2021 P 3 20.1 2 5 0 1.000 3.098 0.823 -0.71
Total P 10 54.0 2 12 0 -0.67

Career Minor League Fielding Stats

Team Year Pos G IP PO A E Fld % RF Eff ZR
GWI - IL
2025 P 27 149.2 4 17 3 0.875 1.263 0.944 -3.89
Total P 27 149.2 4 17 3 -3.89

International League Pitching Log

Date Opp Score GS IP H R ER HR BB K IBB HBP GB FB BF PI GSC WPA ERA FIP
Sept. 15, 2025
Sep 15
@CLM 2 - 9 3.2 8 8 8 2 4 2 0 1 4 4 23 97 4 -0.28
Sept. 8, 2025
Sep 8
@CHR 3 - 4 4.0 11 4 4 3 2 2 0 0 5 2 22 83 10 -0.28
Sept. 4, 2025
Sep 4
DUR 6 - 8 4.0 7 7 7 2 1 3 0 0 6 3 20 83 18 -0.33
Aug. 31, 2025
Aug 31
@DUR 9 - 6 6.0 8 4 4 1 2 3 0 0 9 5 27 87 41 0.06
Aug. 27, 2025
Aug 27
BUF 10 - 1 7.0 1 1 1 0 4 2 0 2 11 7 27 88 71 0.11
Aug. 23, 2025
Aug 23
ROC 6 - 7 3.1 9 5 5 0 4 2 0 0 4 4 23 84 21 -0.32
Aug. 19, 2025
Aug 19
@CHR 2 - 7 5.1 4 4 4 0 3 3 0 0 6 7 23 82 49 -0.08
Aug. 15, 2025
Aug 15
LOU 6 - 2 8.0 6 1 1 0 3 5 0 0 10 8 32 119 72 0.18
Aug. 10, 2025
Aug 10
@DUR 1 - 3 5.1 6 3 3 1 1 0 0 0 7 7 21 82 43 -0.01
Aug. 6, 2025
Aug 6
CHR 5 - 4 5.0 7 4 3 0 1 3 0 0 4 7 23 81 45 -0.24
Aug. 2, 2025
Aug 2
@TOL 9 - 6 4.1 8 5 5 0 1 4 0 0 6 3 23 81 37 -0.24
July 29, 2025
Jul 29
IND 6 - 2 8.0 6 2 2 0 1 4 0 0 9 10 30 113 72 0.24
July 24, 2025
Jul 24
@BUF 2 - 4 6.0 9 4 3 1 0 7 0 0 7 3 27 90 47 -0.15
July 20, 2025
Jul 20
SCR 6 - 5 7.0 8 5 4 1 1 6 0 0 9 5 30 100 49 -0.13
July 13, 2025
Jul 13
@CHR 2 - 4 6.0 7 3 3 2 0 7 0 0 3 6 23 83 48 -0.10
July 9, 2025
Jul 9
NOR 6 - 5 4.1 5 1 1 0 2 2 0 0 4 5 18 87 51 -0.02
July 5, 2025
Jul 5
@LOU 12 - 4 5.1 5 4 4 2 2 5 0 0 5 6 23 90 39 -0.01
July 1, 2025
Jul 1
@IND 9 - 11 2.0 8 9 9 1 5 0 0 0 3 3 19 84 -7 -0.55
June 27, 2025
Jun 27
CHR 6 - 2 5.2 7 1 1 1 1 3 0 0 4 8 23 87 52 0.14
June 23, 2025
Jun 23
IND 7 - 6 4.1 6 5 5 0 3 3 0 0 4 5 21 86 36 -0.34
June 19, 2025
Jun 19
@LHV 3 - 4 7.0 8 3 3 0 0 5 0 0 6 9 28 97 62 -0.09
June 14, 2025
Jun 14
NOR 8 - 3 4.1 5 3 3 0 2 5 0 0 5 3 20 89 48 -0.02
June 10, 2025
Jun 10
LHV 4 - 10 5.0 9 8 8 2 2 6 0 0 5 2 24 89 18 -0.51
June 5, 2025
Jun 5
@DUR 4 - 2 7.0 4 2 2 1 1 2 0 0 11 8 26 83 62 0.20
June 1, 2025
Jun 1
SYR 2 - 7 7.0 10 6 6 0 4 4 0 0 6 9 33 107 40 -0.28
May 27, 2025
May 27
@NOR 12 - 2 5.1 10 2 2 0 1 3 0 0 8 4 26 82 47 0.06
May 23, 2025
May 23
CHR 4 - 1 6.0 5 1 1 1 3 5 0 0 6 5 24 98 56 0.23
May 19, 2025
May 19
DUR 3 - 2 7.0 4 1 1 0 1 6 0 0 8 6 25 100 75 0.30
Player Awards
Award Year / Date Team
All-Star 2019 Mississippi (SL)
Pitcher of the Month Aug 2017 Danville (APP)
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