Adam Morgan
P | B/T: L/L | 6' 1" 200LBS | Age: 32

Draft: 2011 | Rd: 3, #120, Philadelphia Phillies | Alabama - Tuscaloosa
Poor Avg Great

Stats

W L ERA G GS SV IP SO WHIP
2021 2 1 4.26 34 0 2 25.1 28 1.34
7 Seasons 15 28 4.80 233 36 3 369.2 330 1.35
G W-L ERA IP SO WHIP
2021 34 2-1 4.26 25.1 28 1.34
7 Seasons 233 15-28 4.80 369.2 330 1.35

Statcast Statistics

Season Age Pitches Batted Balls Barrels Barrel % Barrel/PA Exit Velocity Max EV Launch Angle Sweet Spot % XBA XSLG WOBA XWOBA XWOBACON HardHit% K% BB% ERA xERA
2015 25 1246 282 19 6.7 5.4 88.6 110.6 19.6 36.2 .263 .465 .333 .336 .368 35.5 13.9 4.8 4.48 4.74
2016 26 1947 379 27 7.1 5.3 89.6 113.3 13.4 37.2 .294 .492 .369 .354 .418 39.3 18.7 5.7 6.04 5.45
2017 27 906 148 11 7.4 4.8 86.8 109.3 11.9 35.1 .241 .392 .311 .298 .383 28.6 27.5 7.9 4.12 3.79
2018 28 850 141 7 5 3.3 86.6 111.7 9.0 27.7 .231 .351 .304 .295 .348 31.9 23.5 10.3 3.83 3.65
2019 29 463 78 3 3.8 2.5 88.0 107.3 14.7 34.6 .189 .327 .267 .264 .295 32.1 24.2 8.3 3.94 3.02
2020 30 219 36 5 13.9 8.6 88.5 114.2 10.6 33.3 .238 .475 .360 .342 .438 36.1 27.6 10.3 5.54 5.06
2021 31 442 67 6 9 5.6 87.2 110.4 9.3 28.4 .204 .391 .348 .307 .360 40.3 25.9 11.1 4.26 3.98
Player 6073 1131 78 6.9 4.9 88.3 114.2 14.0 34.7 .255 .434 .335 .324 .381 35.5 20.8 7.2
MLB 6.7 4.6 88.4 122.2 12.1 33.0 .246 .410 .317 .317 .370 35.7 22.0 8.4
! Note: All figures in this table cover the period 2015-present.

Statcast Pitch Arsenal

Morgan relies on 5 pitches.
Slider
(47.1%) ,
Sinker
(20.8%) ,
4-Seam Fastball
(14%) ,
Curveball
(10.6%) ,
Changeup
(7.5%) ,


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Pitch Tracking



Batted Ball Profile

Season GB % FB % LD % PU % Pull % Straight % Oppo % Weak % Topped % Under % Flare/Burner % Solid % Barrel % Barrel/PA
2015 31.2 28.7 30.1 9.9 34.8 40.8 24.5 3.2 23.0 35.5 24.1 7.1 6.7 5.4
2016 39.8 23.7 30.3 6.1 35.4 36.7 28.0 3.4 27.2 23.5 29.8 7.4 7.1 5.3
2017 45.3 21.6 24.3 8.8 27.7 43.2 29.1 4.7 33.1 24.3 26.4 3.4 7.4 4.8
2018 53.9 17.7 19.1 9.2 34.8 44.7 20.6 4.3 36.9 19.9 26.2 3.5 5.0 3.3
2019 41.0 25.6 21.8 11.5 34.6 32.1 33.3 1.3 33.3 32.1 20.5 9.0 3.8 2.5
2020 47.2 25.0 22.2 5.6 36.1 38.9 25.0 5.6 30.6 25.0 19.4 2.8 13.9 8.6
2021 47.8 29.9 16.4 6.0 43.3 43.3 13.4 6.0 32.8 25.4 16.4 10.4 9.0 5.6
Player 40.9 24.5 26.4 8.1 34.6 39.7 25.7 3.7 29.0 26.9 25.7 6.5 6.9 4.9
MLB 44.9 22.9 25.1 7.1 36.7 37.8 25.4 3.8 33.1 24.5 24.4 5.7 6.7 4.6
! Note: All figures in this table cover the period 2015-present.

Pitch Movement


How this works: Every pitch is affected by the forces of gravity, which means that every pitch drops on its way from the mound to the plate. These numbers are reported with gravity, which makes them larger and different than other pitch movement numbers you may have seen. Since gravity requires time, and slower pitches aren’t ‘better’ just because they have more time to move, the movement of a pitch is compared to ‘average’ movement by comparing it to other MLB pitch types within +/- 2 MPH and from within +/- 0.5 feet of extension and release.
Vertical Movement (inches) Horizontal Movement (inches)
Year Pitch Team Hand # MPH Inches of Drop vs Avg % vs Avg Inches of Break vs Avg % Break vs Avg
2021 Curveball CHC L 47 78.8 49.6 -3.7 -7 9.0 -0.1 -2
2021 Slider CHC L 208 82.6 37.2 -2.0 -5 7.0 -1.0 -13
2021 Sinker CHC L 92 92.2 24.2 0.5 2 16.5 1.6 11
2021 Changeup CHC L 33 85.2 28.0 -2.9 -9 12.5 -1.7 -12
2021 4-Seamer CHC L 62 93.0 18.4 -2.7 -17 11.2 3.5 46
2020 Slider PHI L 100 81.5 36.7 -3.9 -10 8.2 0.6 7
2020 Sinker PHI L 30 91.3 24.2 0.5 2 18.7 3.7 25
2020 4-Seamer PHI L 44 91.7 17.4 -1.2 -7 12.0 4.8 67
2020 Changeup PHI L 36 83.5 30.9 -1.0 -3 14.7 1.1 8
2020 Curveball PHI L 9 77.0 55.4 -1.4 -2 9.4 0.1 2
2019 Curveball PHI L 63 77.2 57.4 -0.3 -1 9.7 0.2 2
2019 Sinker PHI L 95 92.4 23.9 0.2 1 17.3 2.1 14
2019 Slider PHI L 176 81.3 39.7 -2.9 -7 11.5 2.4 26
2019 4-Seamer PHI L 35 92.8 18.4 -1.7 -10 11.3 3.4 42
2019 Changeup PHI L 94 83.5 30.7 -1.3 -4 13.0 -0.5 -4
2018 4-Seamer PHI L 181 94.1 16.9 -1.0 -6 10.6 2.7 34
2018 Sinker PHI L 106 93.8 21.8 -0.1 0 16.7 1.7 11
2018 Slider PHI L 348 81.0 41.5 -1.7 -4 16.2 8.5 111
2018 Curveball PHI L 65 78.2 58.5 2.0 3 9.9 1.2 13
2018 Changeup PHI L 131 83.3 29.6 -2.8 -9 11.2 -2.2 -16
2017 4-Seamer PHI L 122 94.3 14.8 -0.7 -5 11.6 3.0 36
2017 Changeup PHI L 227 82.6 28.4 -2.8 -9 14.3 1.0 8
2017 Slider PHI L 295 82.7 34.4 -5.0 -13 7.9 1.9 31
2017 Sinker PHI L 177 94.4 19.2 -1.2 -6 17.9 2.5 16
2017 Curveball PHI L 80 77.0 53.5 -2.5 -4 9.2 0.3 3
2016 Curveball PHI L 104 76.3 57.9 0.9 2 8.3 0.4 5
2016 Slider PHI L 472 83.2 33.9 -3.4 -9 2.1 -2.0 -49
2016 4-Seamer PHI L 947 91.3 17.0 -1.6 -11 10.3 2.1 26
2016 Changeup PHI L 401 79.9 29.8 -2.0 -6 9.4 -2.8 -23
! Note: Years are in reverse order.
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Run Values by Pitch Type

Year Pitch Type Team RV/100 Run Value Pitches % PA BA SLG wOBA Whiff% K% PutAway % xBA xSLG xwOBA Hard Hit %
2021 Slider -3.2 -7 208 47.1 55 .102 .306 .212 46.0 41.8 24.2 .123 .293 .224 37.0
2021 Sinker 5.7 5 92 20.8 23 .524 .905 .617 18.6 13.0 16.7 .379 .673 .467 50.0
2021 4-Seamer -1.0 -1 62 14.0 15 .200 .300 .330 4.8 0.0 0.0 .150 .256 .326 36.4
2021 Curveball -0.4 0 47 10.6 6 .167 .500 .267 31.3 33.3 20.0 .094 .142 .099 25.0
2021 Changeup 5.5 2 33 7.5 9 .429 1.000 .617 27.8 0.0 0.0 .419 .644 .513 42.9
2020 Slider -3.0 -3 100 45.7 26 .167 .417 .277 49.0 38.5 27.0 .156 .276 .224 7.1
2020 4-Seamer 2.8 1 44 20.1 15 .385 .538 .440 20.0 26.7 40.0 .336 .708 .473 88.9
2020 Changeup -0.5 0 36 16.4 9 .375 .500 .356 28.6 22.2 14.3 .254 .490 .361 33.3
2020 Sinker -2.4 -1 30 13.7 7 .167 .167 .357 6.3 0.0 0.0 .213 .223 .270 16.7
2020 Curveball 12.7 1 9 4.1 1 1.000 4.000 2.000 0.0 0.0 -- .967 3.624 1.826 100.0
2019 Slider -3.5 -6 176 38.0 51 .125 .188 .168 45.5 37.3 28.4 .114 .168 .153 17.2
2019 Sinker 4.0 4 95 20.5 29 .360 .640 .464 4.5 0.0 0.0 .357 .646 .457 52.0
2019 Changeup -0.3 0 94 20.3 25 .130 .304 .294 35.6 24.0 18.2 .180 .272 .230 29.4
2019 Curveball 0.1 0 63 13.6 8 .143 .571 .338 28.6 25.0 14.3 .170 .551 .336 40.0
2019 4-Seamer 0.6 0 35 7.6 6 .250 .250 .383 30.0 33.3 33.3 .125 .154 .314 0.0
2018 Slider -0.3 -1 348 40.9 80 .197 .211 .250 39.0 37.5 25.0 .160 .187 .217 14.6
2018 4-Seamer 2.1 4 181 21.3 50 .432 .545 .470 12.6 18.0 17.0 .326 .537 .398 56.8
2018 Changeup 2.8 4 131 15.4 34 .267 .533 .406 41.5 14.7 11.1 .256 .408 .334 36.0
2018 Sinker -3.5 -4 106 12.5 33 .194 .387 .273 7.8 3.0 4.3 .276 .473 .347 23.3
2018 Curveball -2.7 -2 65 7.6 9 .111 .111 .100 45.5 44.4 22.2 .098 .112 .096 20.0
2017 Slider -0.8 -2 295 32.6 79 .197 .447 .285 51.9 50.6 35.7 .176 .347 .236 30.6
2017 Changeup 0.2 1 227 25.1 49 .205 .273 .259 46.8 28.6 20.3 .237 .324 .290 20.0
2017 Sinker 1.3 2 177 19.5 44 .350 .500 .399 9.4 2.3 1.9 .290 .428 .343 23.1
2017 4-Seamer -3.7 -4 122 13.5 37 .206 .382 .286 11.9 13.5 19.2 .303 .498 .368 27.6
2017 Curveball 2.5 2 80 8.8 17 .375 .813 .506 13.3 17.6 15.0 .302 .476 .349 61.5
! Note: Years are in reverse order.
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Spin Direction

Year Pitch Type Pitches MPH Active Spin % Total Movement (In.) Spin-Based Observed Deviation
2020 Changeup 36 83.5 96 17.0 10:00 9:45 15
2020 4-Seam Fastball 40 91.7 93 19.0 10:30 10:45 -15
2020 Sinker 29 91.4 89 21.1 10:30 9:45 45
2020 Slider 99 81.5 28 9.8 3:15 2:15 60
2021 Changeup 32 85.3 94 15.5 10:00 10:00 0
2021 Curveball 45 78.9 51 12.4 4:15 4:15 0
2021 4-Seam Fastball 62 93.0 91 17.0 10:15 10:30 -15
2021 Sinker 88 92.2 89 18.6 10:30 9:45 45
2021 Slider 203 82.6 27 7.9 3:30 2:30 60
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Swing/Take

Runs
Year Team PA Pitches Heart Shadow Chase Waste All
2015 352 1,246 -4 -2 7 4 5
2016 504 1,937 -3 9 12 6 24
2017 226 901 2 -10 2 4 -2
2018 206 831 -3 -4 4 4 1
2019 119 463 3 -8 0 2 -2
2020 58 219 0 -4 1 1 -1
2021 108 442 2 -7 2 2 0
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Plate Discipline

Season Pitches Zone % Zone Swing % Zone Contact % Chase % Chase Contact % Edge % 1st Pitch Strike % Swing % Whiff % Meatball % Meatball Swing %
2015 1,246 49.7 71.2 85.0 30.0 64.9 42.7 66.5 50.5 20.2 7.7 68.8
2016 1,947 44.9 67.6 84.3 32.7 61.0 42.7 59.8 48.4 23.9 6.3 74.8
2017 906 47.3 69.0 74.8 36.2 50.0 44.1 61.6 51.7 33.8 7.4 65.7
2018 850 50.7 62.2 80.9 28.5 47.9 39.2 55.7 45.9 28.5 8.7 63.9
2019 463 46.2 66.8 79.7 36.1 44.4 39.1 66.4 50.3 33.0 6.9 62.5
2020 219 45.2 65.7 72.3 31.7 55.3 40.6 63.8 47.0 33.0 5.5 66.7
2021 442 45.2 60.0 80.0 32.2 46.2 40.5 58.3 44.8 32.8 5.4 70.8
Player 6,073 47.2 67.2 81.5 32.4 55.6 41.9 61.5 48.8 26.9 7.0 68.8
MLB 48.5 66.9 82.0 28.3 58.4 42.6 60.7 47.0 24.6 7.2 76.0
! Note: All figures in this table cover the period 2015-present.

Percentile Rankings

Year xwOBA xBA xSLG xISO xOBP Brl Brl% EV HardHit% K% BB% Whiff% xERA FB Velo FB Spin CB Spin
2015 16 23 6 4 49 35 15 33 26 10 91 29 16 13 80
2016 9 3 5 12 20 25 24 21 12 33 85 57 9 28 76 86
2017 68 55 59 57 73 62 22 59 84 83 57 93 68 75 93 89
2018 65 60 77 83 44 89 76 89 76 57 19 74 65 71 90 98
2019 41 80 97
2020 31 57
2021 37 64
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Expected Home Runs

Year Team Avg HR Trot Actual HR xHR HR-xHR Doubters Mostly Gone No Doubters No Doubter %
2016 22.8 23 21.2 2 7 9 13 56.5
2017 24.1 10 9.6 0 2 7 4 40.0
2018 22.9 5 4.7 0 3 4 1 20.0
2019 23.1 4 2.5 2 2 2 1 25.0
2020 22.2 3 2.6 0 3 2 1 33.3
2021 21.7 6 4.9 1 1 1 4 66.7

Expected Home Runs by Park

Year HR
2016 23 20 25 19 21 23 21 21 20 19 27 21 19 19 20 21 21 22 19 21 25 19 21 22 19 22 25 19 18 21 26
2017 10 10 11 10 10 11 9 10 11 10 8 11 6 9 9 10 10 12 9 11 12 7 7 11 11 10 11 6 9 7 11
2018 5 6 6 5 4 5 4 6 4 3 5 4 4 2 3 5 3 6 2 5 4 5 5 5 5 6 6 5 5 5 7
2019 4 3 4 2 2 2 2 3 4 3 4 2 1 3 1 4 2 3 1 2 4 1 2 2 2 4 2 1 3 2 4
2020 3 3 2 2 2 3 0 2 3 2 4 2 2 2 2 2 3 3 2 2 3 2 2 3 4 3 3 2 3 2 4
2021 6 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 4 5 4 5 5 5 4 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 6 5 6 4 5
! Note: This tells how many of this player's home runs would have been out of other stadiums. This accounts for different wall heights, distances and environmental effects. For these purposes, the 2020 Blue Jays home field was still Rogers Centre, not Sahlen Field.
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Year to Year Changes

Metric 2015 2016 +/-   2017 +/-   2018 +/-   2019 +/-   2020 +/-   2021 +/-   2022 +/-  
Fastball Velocity 89.5 91.3 1.8 94.4 3.1 94 -0.4 92.5 -1.5 91.5 -1 92.5 1
Offspeed Velocity 78.5 79.9 1.4 82.6 2.7 83.3 0.7 83.5 0.2 83.5 0 85.2 1.7
Breaking Velocity 80.5 82 1.5 81.5 -0.5 80.6 -0.9 80.2 -0.4 81.1 0.9 81.9 0.8
Exit Velocity 88.6 89.6 1 86.8 -2.8 86.6 -0.2 88 1.4 88.5 0.5 87.2 -1.3
Launch Angle 19.6 13.4 -6.2 11.9 -1.5 9 -2.9 14.7 5.7 10.6 -4.1 9.3 -1.3
Barrel % 6.7 7.1 0.4 7.4 0.3 5 -2.4 3.8 -1.2 13.9 10.1 9 -4.9
Hard Hit % 35.5 39.3 3.8 28.6 -10.7 31.9 3.3 32.1 0.2 36.1 4 40.3 4.2
Sweet Spot % 36.2 37.2 1 35.1 -2.1 27.7 -7.4 34.6 6.9 33.3 -1.3 28.4 -4.9
xBA .263 .294 0.031 .241 -0.053 .231 -0.01 .189 -0.042 .238 0.049 .204 -0.034
BA .269 .303 0.034 .242 -0.061 .259 0.017 .187 -0.072 .269 0.082 .237 -0.032
xwOBA .336 .354 0.018 .298 -0.056 .295 -0.003 .264 -0.031 .342 0.078 .307 -0.035
wOBA .333 .369 0.036 .311 -0.058 .304 -0.007 .267 -0.037 .36 0.093 .348 -0.012
xSLG .465 .492 0.027 .392 -0.1 .351 -0.041 .327 -0.024 .475 0.148 .391 -0.084
SLG .465 .534 0.069 .436 -0.098 .365 -0.071 .346 -0.019 .5 0.154 .505 0.005
K% 13.9 18.7 4.8 27.5 8.8 23.5 -4 24.2 0.7 27.6 3.4 25.9 -1.7
BB% 4.8 5.7 0.9 7.9 2.2 10.3 2.4 8.3 -2 10.3 2 11.1 0.8
Swing % 50.5 48.4 -2.1 51.7 3.3 45.9 -5.8 50.3 4.4 47 -3.3 44.8 -2.2
Whiff% 20.2 23.9 3.7 33.8 9.9 28.5 -5.3 33 4.5 33 0 32.8 -0.2
In Zone % 49.7 44.9 -4.8 47.3 2.4 50.7 3.4 46.2 -4.5 45.2 -1 45.2 0
Out of Zone % 50.3 55.1 4.8 52.7 -2.4 49.3 -3.4 53.8 4.5 54.8 1 54.8 0
Out of Zone Swing % 30 32.7 2.7 36.2 3.5 28.5 -7.7 36.1 7.6 31.7 -4.4 32.2 0.5
First Pitch Swing % 33.2 30.2 -3 30.6 0.4 25.5 -5.1 29.4 3.9 32.8 3.4 18.5 -14.3
First Pitch Strike % 66.5 59.8 -6.7 61.6 1.8 55.7 -5.9 66.4 10.7 63.8 -2.6 58.3 -5.5
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Statcast Shift Statistics

vs RHHvs LHH
YearPAwOBAPAShifts%PAShifts%
2016 499 .365 374 30 8.0 125 16 12.8
2017 226 .313 133 10 7.5 93 20 21.5
2018 206 .305 89 8 9.0 117 37 31.6
2019 119 .267 64 4 6.3 55 12 21.8
2020 57 .367 24 4 16.7 33 8 24.2
2021 108 .348 44 4 9.1 64 27 42.2

Pitch Tempo

Bases EmptyRunners On Base
SeasonTeamPitchesTempoFast %Slow %PitchesTempoFast %Slow %
2015 375 16.8 32.5% 2.7% 180 23.8 3.9% 20.6%
2016 552 16.6 34.2% 2.4% 339 22.8 4.4% 17.7%
2017 247 18.7 11.7% 4.9% 141 22.5 0.0% 12.8%
2018 223 19.8 3.6% 3.1% 184 22.8 0.0% 16.3%
2019 134 20.3 3.0% 1.5% 61 22.1 0.0% 1.6%
2020 45 22.1 0.0% 0.0% 51 24.1 0.0% 7.8%
2021 123 24.2 0.0% 16.3% 88 26.2 0.0% 19.3%
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Pitch Distribution