Daniel Norris
P | B/T: L/L | 6' 2" 207LBS | Age: 29

Draft: 2011 | Rd: 2, #74, Toronto Blue Jays | Science Hill (TN) HS
Poor Avg Great

Stats

W L ERA G GS SV IP SO WHIP
2022 0 4 6.90 27 1 0 30.0 43 1.47
9 Seasons 20 38 4.77 194 84 1 541.0 511 1.41
G W-L ERA IP SO WHIP
2022 27 0-4 6.90 30.0 43 1.47
9 Seasons 194 20-38 4.77 541.0 511 1.41

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 22 1035 185 9 4.9 3.6 87.8 112.2 15.7 30.8 .237 .409 .314 .312 .345 31.9 17.9 7.6 3.75 4.02
2016 23 1190 209 15 7.2 5 89.9 114.2 14.7 33.5 .254 .421 .326 .320 .390 40.2 23.5 7.3 3.38 4.34
2017 24 1827 326 25 7.7 5.4 89.3 114.9 14.2 35.6 .272 .480 .357 .353 .401 38.0 18.7 9.6 5.31 5.52
2018 25 816 128 14 10.9 7 90.7 114.2 18.3 40.6 .275 .485 .341 .360 .451 46.1 25.5 9.5 5.68 5.70
2019 26 2361 443 39 8.8 6.4 90.9 112.6 11.7 30.9 .266 .475 .334 .336 .397 43.3 20.5 6.2 4.49 5.06
2020 27 490 80 6 7.5 5.2 90.6 111.4 6.3 28.7 .232 .410 .278 .297 .366 45.0 24.1 6.0 3.25 3.71
2021 28 989 158 10 6.3 4 92.3 113.3 10.2 31.0 .234 .386 .340 .317 .360 45.6 23.4 12.1 6.16 4.27
2022 29 580 68 10 14.7 7.5 88.7 116.8 12.3 36.8 .201 .379 .355 .322 .405 44.1 32.3 15.0 6.90 4.31
Player 9288 1597 128 8 5.5 90.1 116.8 13.2 33.1 .255 .445 .335 .332 .390 41.1 21.9 8.6
MLB 6.7 4.6 88.4 122.2 12.1 33.0 .245 .406 .316 .315 .368 35.7 22.0 8.4
! Note: All figures in this table cover the period 2015-present.

Statcast Pitch Arsenal

Norris relies on 4 pitches.
4-Seam Fastball
(38.9%) ,
Slider
(30.4%) ,
Changeup
(30.1%) ,
Curveball
(0.5%) ,


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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 41.6 23.8 22.7 11.9 42.2 31.4 26.5 1.6 31.9 31.4 20.5 8.6 4.9 3.6
2016 38.3 25.4 28.2 8.1 32.5 41.1 26.3 1.4 31.1 26.8 28.2 5.3 7.2 5.0
2017 39.6 24.8 27.9 7.7 37.4 39.0 23.6 1.5 29.1 26.4 25.8 8.3 7.7 5.4
2018 32.8 27.3 30.5 9.4 39.1 33.6 27.3 3.1 22.7 27.3 27.3 7.0 10.9 7.0
2019 43.6 27.3 23.9 5.2 35.9 39.1 25.1 2.7 34.3 24.4 21.9 7.0 8.8 6.4
2020 57.5 21.3 18.8 2.5 35.0 43.8 21.3 3.8 42.5 18.8 20.0 6.3 7.5 5.2
2021 47.5 22.8 24.7 5.1 38.0 43.0 19.0 2.5 38.0 20.9 24.1 8.2 6.3 4.0
2022 42.6 22.1 26.5 8.8 32.4 47.1 20.6 4.4 35.3 22.1 19.1 4.4 14.7 7.5
Player 42.0 25.2 25.6 7.2 36.8 38.9 24.3 2.3 32.4 25.4 23.8 7.2 8.0 5.5
MLB 44.9 23.0 25.0 7.1 36.7 37.7 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
2022 4-Seamer CHC L 225 91.7 15.8 0.2 1 7.3 0.6 9
2022 Slider CHC L 176 80.6 41.2 -0.4 -1 12.9 2.2 20
2022 Curveball CHC L 3 76.5 58.3 0.8 1 6.6 -3.6 -35
2022 Changeup CHC L 174 86.9 36.7 6.3 21 12.8 -1.5 -10
2021 Slider MIL L 224 84.8 39.9 3.4 9 4.3 -1.0 -19
2021 Changeup MIL L 295 86.9 37.6 7.1 23 12.6 -1.8 -13
2021 4-Seamer MIL L 469 92.7 15.4 0.2 2 6.5 -0.9 -12
2020 Slider DET L 106 85.4 37.4 2.0 6 4.6 0.9 23
2020 4-Seamer DET L 233 92.6 16.1 -0.5 -3 5.2 -1.8 -26
2020 Curveball DET L 1 76.2 59.3 0.0 0 7.7 -0.7 -8
2020 Changeup DET L 150 87.6 36.1 6.2 21 12.5 -1.7 -12
2019 Curveball DET L 153 75.8 64.7 4.7 8 7.7 -1.6 -17
2019 Slider DET L 538 84.3 39.2 -0.1 0 5.3 0.1 2
2019 4-Seamer DET L 1,061 90.8 17.2 0.3 2 6.6 -0.7 -10
2019 Sinker DET L 159 90.3 24.0 -0.7 -3 14.2 -0.6 -4
2019 Changeup DET L 448 85.7 38.5 7.0 22 12.3 -1.3 -10
2018 Changeup DET L 53 84.5 35.7 4.3 14 8.5 -4.7 -36
2018 Sinker DET L 24 90.3 20.2 -3.9 -16 10.5 -4.1 -28
2018 4-Seamer DET L 401 90.2 17.6 0.0 0 4.4 -2.4 -35
2018 Curveball DET L 48 76.1 66.1 6.2 10 7.3 -1.8 -20
2018 Slider DET L 289 83.1 43.0 2.5 6 6.3 0.6 11
2017 Sinker DET L 25 92.9 19.1 -2.3 -11 12.4 -3.0 -19
2017 Slider DET L 422 87.3 33.1 0.5 2 4.5 1.2 35
2017 Curveball DET L 178 77.4 62.3 6.5 12 6.5 -1.9 -22
2017 4-Seamer DET L 974 93.1 14.8 -0.1 0 7.1 -1.3 -16
2017 Changeup DET L 226 86.1 36.2 6.7 23 12.7 -0.9 -6
2016 Slider DET L 174 87.6 33.0 0.9 3 5.3 2.7 103
2016 Curveball DET L 93 76.7 61.0 4.7 8 4.8 -2.9 -37
2016 Changeup DET L 178 86.4 31.5 3.1 11 11.9 -0.7 -5
2016 4-Seamer DET L 745 93.7 13.9 0.1 0 5.6 -3.2 -36
! 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 %
2022 4-Seamer 4.0 9 225 38.8 55 .333 .762 .546 16.3 16.4 15.3 .309 .632 .471 57.6
2022 Slider 0.5 1 177 30.5 42 .139 .361 .276 43.2 40.5 30.4 .129 .268 .246 21.1
2022 Changeup 0.0 0 174 30.0 36 .121 .242 .197 43.8 47.2 22.1 .142 .179 .186 43.8
2022 Curveball -0.7 0 3 0.5 -- -- -- 0.0 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
2021 4-Seamer 0.2 1 469 47.4 118 .242 .400 .355 18.3 18.6 17.1 .224 .384 .340 47.3
2021 Changeup 1.9 6 295 29.8 78 .222 .375 .301 34.3 32.1 24.3 .192 .283 .242 42.6
2021 Slider 1.2 3 224 22.6 51 .333 .563 .402 36.5 21.6 25.0 .316 .542 .384 45.9
2020 4-Seamer -0.1 0 233 47.6 58 .288 .423 .348 20.2 17.2 16.9 .295 .575 .397 52.4
2020 Changeup -0.9 -1 150 30.6 37 .139 .194 .214 34.8 29.7 18.6 .156 .185 .167 40.0
2020 Slider -0.9 -1 106 21.6 21 .250 .500 .333 34.7 33.3 20.6 .198 .376 .262 30.8
2020 Curveball 2.0 0 1 0.2 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2019 4-Seamer 0.2 2 1,061 44.9 265 .311 .613 .421 12.8 14.0 13.6 .305 .597 .406 45.8
2019 Slider -1.7 -9 538 22.8 146 .211 .346 .264 29.3 26.0 17.2 .236 .388 .280 34.7
2019 Changeup -0.9 -4 448 19.0 140 .212 .295 .251 37.4 30.7 25.9 .201 .316 .245 40.0
2019 Sinker 2.2 4 159 6.7 42 .450 .675 .480 14.9 4.8 10.0 .330 .592 .396 64.1
2019 Curveball 0.8 1 154 6.5 17 .353 .412 .338 27.0 29.4 11.6 .304 .413 .308 33.3
2018 4-Seamer 1.2 5 401 49.1 113 .309 .588 .414 18.4 17.7 18.3 .312 .580 .411 43.8
2018 Slider 0.2 0 289 35.4 66 .237 .356 .303 29.0 36.4 23.1 .248 .382 .316 51.4
2018 Changeup 0.5 0 53 6.5 10 .111 .111 .160 38.1 30.0 25.0 .139 .188 .196 50.0
2018 Curveball 0.5 0 48 5.9 5 .200 .200 .180 35.3 40.0 9.1 .229 .462 .292 33.3
2018 Sinker -8.4 -2 24 2.9 6 .000 .000 .000 37.5 33.3 50.0 .203 .446 .265 50.0
2017 4-Seamer 1.1 11 974 53.3 260 .341 .570 .435 17.7 16.5 17.3 .311 .588 .416 45.4
2017 Slider 0.2 1 422 23.1 113 .280 .430 .316 26.8 21.2 16.6 .220 .369 .274 29.8
2017 Changeup -1.2 -3 226 12.4 41 .184 .263 .252 30.4 17.1 17.9 .257 .296 .274 32.3
2017 Curveball 0.3 1 178 9.7 35 .147 .147 .174 39.0 31.4 15.7 .169 .219 .183 17.4
2017 Sinker 5.3 1 25 1.4 7 .400 1.000 .600 0.0 14.3 20.0 .484 1.245 .701 40.0
! 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 125 87.6 79 13.2 10:00 8:45 75
2020 4-Seam Fastball 230 92.6 80 16.1 10:45 11:15 -30
2020 Slider 105 85.4 22 5.7 2:00 3:30 -90
2021 Changeup 225 86.9 77 13.4 9:45 8:45 60
2021 4-Seam Fastball 462 92.7 83 17.2 10:45 11:15 -30
2021 Slider 221 84.8 23 6.1 3:00 4:15 -75
2022 Changeup 138 86.9 75 13.5 10:00 8:45 75
2022 4-Seam Fastball 215 91.7 83 18.1 11:00 11:15 -15
2022 Slider 174 80.6 34 13.8 3:45 3:00 45
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Swing/Take

Runs
Year Team PA Pitches Heart Shadow Chase Waste All
2014 30 138 -2 -1 1 1 -1
2015 251 1,035 -7 -3 8 3 1
2016 302 1,190 0 -13 4 4 -5
2017 456 1,827 -1 -7 12 8 11
2018 200 815 0 -2 3 4 4
2019 610 2,360 -5 -21 10 9 -7
2020 116 490 -6 0 1 2 -2
2021 247 988 -5 0 7 8 9
2022 132 578 -2 6 1 5 10
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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 1,035 48.3 62.4 87.8 23.7 49.6 41.7 53.4 42.4 23.0 7.1 68.9
2016 1,190 53.4 63.7 81.0 26.4 55.5 42.0 64.6 46.3 25.0 8.2 72.2
2017 1,827 50.0 63.5 84.5 24.2 56.6 39.9 55.3 43.8 22.7 8.3 73.0
2018 816 51.8 66.4 83.9 26.2 53.4 39.4 58.5 46.9 24.3 9.6 74.4
2019 2,361 50.0 66.8 86.5 28.5 51.8 41.5 64.4 47.6 22.9 8.6 73.8
2020 490 49.4 66.5 82.6 28.6 49.3 42.7 56.0 47.3 27.6 6.7 78.8
2021 989 46.6 68.0 84.7 25.6 44.4 39.0 58.9 45.3 27.0 7.0 84.1
2022 580 42.4 62.4 79.7 28.2 44.7 41.0 55.6 42.9 33.3 5.2 66.7
Player 9,288 49.5 65.1 84.5 26.3 51.5 40.8 59.4 45.5 24.6 7.9 73.9
MLB 48.5 66.9 82.0 28.4 58.4 42.6 60.7 47.0 24.6 7.3 76.0
! Note: All figures in this table cover the period 2015-present.

Percentile Rankings

Year xwOBA /
xERA
xBA xSLG xISO xOBP Brl Brl% EV Hard
Hit%
K% BB% Whiff% Chase
Rate
FB
Velo
FB
Spin
CB
Spin
Extension
2015 40 57 32 18 61 70 52 59 59 33 47 52 2 50 93 84 15
2016 37 39 37 38 56 49 21 12 9 69 60 65 20 65 92 64 7
2017 14 19 11 11 16 24 17 7 11 28 29 38 16 57 88 49 17
2018 17 85 13
2019 26 22 17 14 49 7 18 5 6 30 78 31 44 20 73 53 9
2020 66 57 46 37 81 46 44 13 11 54 81 56 59 47 86 5
2021 43 56 56 56 27 81 72 1 6 49 12 57 24 41 83 7
2022 24 73 17
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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 23.6 10 9.3 1 6 5 6 60.0
2017 22.6 12 15.6 -4 11 12 7 58.3
2018 23.1 8 6.9 1 5 6 3 37.5
2019 22.9 25 27.2 -2 5 13 17 68.0
2020 25.1 2 3.6 -2 1 4 1 50.0
2021 23.8 9 9.0 0 2 5 5 55.6
2022 22.3 7 4.1 3 3 3 2 28.6

Expected Home Runs by Park

Year HR
2016 10 10 13 8 10 8 8 9 9 9 9 9 7 10 9 9 9 11 8 10 14 7 7 10 9 9 11 8 8 9 12
2017 12 17 18 17 14 16 13 18 15 15 13 16 10 11 14 20 13 20 9 15 21 12 13 18 19 14 18 14 19 15 21
2018 8 5 10 6 6 6 6 11 7 9 4 4 4 6 8 9 7 8 6 8 7 5 6 9 7 8 9 4 10 4 9
2019 25 29 25 28 27 27 27 31 29 25 27 28 22 21 23 30 25 30 23 28 29 28 26 27 27 29 31 26 29 28 30
2020 2 5 4 3 4 3 0 4 2 4 3 3 3 2 3 4 4 5 3 3 4 4 4 3 4 4 3 3 4 4 5
2021 9 10 8 8 9 11 9 10 10 7 7 9 7 7 8 10 8 10 9 10 9 10 10 7 8 9 10 10 9 10 10
2022 7 5 5 5 4 5 2 4 3 4 4 3 2 2 3 5 7 5 2 2 5 4 4 5 5 4 5 3 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 92.5 93.7 1.2 93.1 -0.6 90.2 -2.9 90.7 0.5 92.6 1.9 92.7 0.1 91.7 -1
Offspeed Velocity 86 86.4 0.4 86.1 -0.3 84.5 -1.6 85.7 1.2 87.6 1.9 86.9 -0.7 86.9 0
Breaking Velocity 80.5 83.8 3.3 84.4 0.6 82.1 -2.3 82.4 0.3 85.3 2.9 84.8 -0.5 80.6 -4.2
Exit Velocity 87.8 89.9 2.1 89.3 -0.6 90.7 1.4 90.9 0.2 90.6 -0.3 92.3 1.7 88.7 -3.6
Launch Angle 15.7 14.7 -1 14.2 -0.5 18.3 4.1 11.7 -6.6 6.3 -5.4 10.2 3.9 12.3 2.1
Barrel % 4.9 7.2 2.3 7.7 0.5 10.9 3.2 8.8 -2.1 7.5 -1.3 6.3 -1.2 14.7 8.4
Hard Hit % 31.9 40.2 8.3 38 -2.2 46.1 8.1 43.3 -2.8 45 1.7 45.6 0.6 44.1 -1.5
Sweet Spot % 30.8 33.5 2.7 35.6 2.1 40.6 5 30.9 -9.7 28.7 -2.2 31 2.3 36.8 5.8
xBA .237 .254 0.017 .272 0.018 .275 0.003 .266 -0.009 .232 -0.034 .234 0.002 .201 -0.033
BA .236 .271 0.035 .295 0.024 .261 -0.034 .275 0.014 .231 -0.044 .256 0.025 .207 -0.049
xwOBA .312 .32 0.008 .353 0.033 .36 0.007 .336 -0.024 .297 -0.039 .317 0.02 .322 0.005
wOBA .314 .326 0.012 .357 0.031 .341 -0.016 .334 -0.007 .278 -0.056 .34 0.062 .355 0.015
xSLG .409 .421 0.012 .48 0.059 .485 0.005 .475 -0.01 .41 -0.065 .386 -0.024 .379 -0.007
SLG .436 .44 0.004 .474 0.034 .455 -0.019 .473 0.018 .361 -0.112 .428 0.067 .477 0.049
K% 17.9 23.5 5.6 18.7 -4.8 25.5 6.8 20.5 -5 24.1 3.6 23.4 -0.7 32.3 8.9
BB% 7.6 7.3 -0.3 9.6 2.3 9.5 -0.1 6.2 -3.3 6 -0.2 12.1 6.1 15 2.9
Swing % 42.4 46.3 3.9 43.8 -2.5 46.9 3.1 47.6 0.7 47.3 -0.3 45.3 -2 42.9 -2.4
Whiff% 23 25 2 22.7 -2.3 24.3 1.6 22.9 -1.4 27.6 4.7 27 -0.6 33.3 6.3
In Zone % 48.3 53.4 5.1 50 -3.4 51.8 1.8 50 -1.8 49.4 -0.6 46.6 -2.8 42.4 -4.2
Out of Zone % 51.7 46.6 -5.1 50 3.4 48.2 -1.8 50 1.8 50.6 0.6 53.4 2.8 57.6 4.2
Out of Zone Swing % 23.7 26.4 2.7 24.2 -2.2 26.2 2 28.5 2.3 28.6 0.1 25.6 -3 28.2 2.6
First Pitch Swing % 19.1 26.2 7.1 26.4 0.2 26 -0.4 28.4 2.4 28.4 0 29.8 1.4 25.6 -4.2
First Pitch Strike % 53.4 64.6 11.2 55.3 -9.3 58.5 3.2 64.4 5.9 56 -8.4 58.9 2.9 55.6 -3.3
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Statcast Shift Statistics

vs RHHvs LHH
YearPAwOBAPAShifts%PAShifts%
2016 302 .326 223 2 0.9 79 5 6.3
2017 454 .358 346 5 1.4 108 14 13.0
2018 200 .341 157 9 5.7 43 17 39.5
2019 610 .334 496 72 14.5 114 59 51.8
2020 116 .278 88 35 39.8 28 13 46.4
2021 247 .340 152 31 20.4 95 52 54.7
2022 133 .355 73 18 24.7 60 31 51.7

Pitch Tempo