Derek Norris
C | B/T: R/R | 6' 0" 235LBS | Age: 33

Draft: 2007 | Rd: 4, #130, Washington Nationals | Goddard (KS) HS
Poor Avg Great

Stats

PA AB R H HR RBI SB AVG OBP SLG OPS
2017 198 179 21 36 9 24 1 .201 .258 .380 .638
6 Seasons 2195 1967 242 453 63 247 26 .230 .304 .380 .684
AVG HR RBI SB OPS
2017 .201 9 24 1 .638
6 Seasons .230 63 247 26 .684

Statcast Batting 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%
2015 26 2225 385 9 2.3 1.6 87.1 112.1 14.0 31.4 .220 .325 .309 .270 .319 35.1 23.5 6.3
2016 27 1901 279 15 5.4 3.3 87.4 109.0 18.9 38.0 .224 .348 .252 .279 .367 32.6 30.3 7.9
2017 28 751 135 7 5.2 3.5 87.7 106.9 20.0 40.0 .231 .404 .271 .296 .357 34.1 24.2 6.1
Player 4877 799 31 3.9 2.6 87.3 112.1 16.8 35.2 .223 .346 .281 .278 .342 34.0 26.2 6.8
MLB 6.7 4.6 88.4 122.2 12.1 33.0 .245 .406 .316 .315 .368 35.8 22.0 8.4
! Note: All figures in this table cover the period 2015-present.




Fastball: 4 Seam, 2 Seam, Cutter, Sinker. Offspeed: Split, Change, Fork, Screw. Breaking: Slider, Curve, Knuckle, Other
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Batted Ball Profile

Season GB % FB % LD % PU % Pull % Straight % Oppo % Weak % Topped % Under % Flare/Burner % Solid % Barrel % Barrel/PA
2015 42.3 20.3 25.7 11.7 41.6 36.6 21.6 4.2 33.8 28.3 22.9 6.8 2.3 1.6
2016 35.5 24.0 29.4 11.1 40.1 30.8 28.0 3.6 23.7 34.4 26.5 5.7 5.4 3.3
2017 27.4 30.4 32.6 9.6 38.5 40.7 20.7 3.7 22.2 34.1 24.4 10.4 5.2 3.5
Player 37.4 23.3 28.2 11.1 40.6 35.3 23.7 3.9 28.3 31.4 24.4 7.0 3.9 2.6
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.

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 %
2017 4-Seamer -1.6 -4 214 28.5 55 .133 .222 .239 22.5 12.7 13.0 .201 .357 .306 38.5
2017 Sinker -1.1 -2 202 26.9 53 .306 .469 .349 6.1 3.8 5.1 .336 .546 .393 29.2
2017 Slider -0.4 -1 163 21.7 45 .195 .512 .312 42.7 46.7 31.8 .195 .391 .269 33.3
2017 Curveball -4.0 -3 68 9.1 18 .111 .111 .150 50.0 55.6 41.7 .138 .162 .129 25.0
2017 Changeup 0.7 0 61 8.1 17 .250 .625 .341 32.3 23.5 23.5 .250 .505 .297 46.2
2017 Cutter -5.1 -1 24 3.2 5 .000 .000 .000 50.0 40.0 40.0 .172 .379 .226 66.7
2017 Knuckleball 0.6 0 9 1.2 3 .333 .667 .417 16.7 0.0 0.0 .129 .207 .145 0.0
2017 Splitter -1.1 0 8 1.1 2 .000 .000 .000 75.0 100.0 50.0 -- -- .000 --
! Note: Years are in reverse order.
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Swing/Take

Runs
Year Team PA Pitches Heart Shadow Chase Waste All
2012 243 1,012 -12 -3 4 4 -7
2013 308 1,314 -8 -3 12 5 6
2014 445 1,761 8 -10 16 6 20
2015 556 2,220 2 -13 9 6 4
2016 453 1,885 -10 -28 4 6 -28
2017 198 751 -3 -13 4 3 -10
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Plate Discipline

Season Pitches Zone % Zone Swing % Zone Contact % Chase % Chase Contact % Edge % 1st Pitch Swing % Swing % Whiff % Meatball % Meatball Swing %
2015 2,225 53.9 62.4 85.9 24.6 56.3 43.8 21.5 44.9 21.5 8.8 70.4
2016 1,901 52.0 63.9 82.8 23.6 44.2 44.0 23.8 44.6 27.0 7.5 80.4
2017 751 51.1 72.4 82.7 25.3 44.1 43.1 37.9 49.4 26.7 9.3 88.6
Player 4,877 52.7 64.4 84.2 24.3 49.6 43.8 25.1 45.5 24.5 8.4 77.0
MLB 48.5 66.9 82.0 28.4 58.4 42.6 29.4 47.0 24.7 7.3 76.1
! Note: All figures in this table cover the period 2015-present.

Percentile Rankings

Year xwOBA xBA xSLG xISO xOBP Brl Brl% EV Max EV Hard
Hit%
K% BB% Whiff% Chase
Rate
Speed OAA
2015 7 7 9 22 8 20 18 25 88 50 20 35 49 80 76
2016 8 5 10 25 14 27 38 21 67 28 5 47 24 80 65
2017 53 52
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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 24.4 14 11.8 2 7 8 5 35.7
2017 23.3 9 8.0 1 3 5 4 44.4

Expected Home Runs by Park

Year HR
2016 14 11 16 9 12 13 12 12 14 11 13 9 9 10 13 13 14 12 11 14 17 8 10 12 9 12 14 11 8 11 15
2017 9 5 10 8 8 9 9 7 9 10 6 6 5 7 9 10 8 9 7 10 11 6 7 10 8 8 7 7 9 6 10
! 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 +/-  
Exit Velocity 87.1 87.4 0.3 0.3
Launch Angle 14 18.9 4.9 1.1
Barrel % 2.3 5.4 3.1 -0.2
Hard Hit % 35.1 32.6 -2.5 1.5
Sweet Spot % 31.4 38 6.6 2
xBA .22 .224 0.004 0.007
BA .25 .186 -0.064 0.015
xwOBA .27 .279 0.009 0.017
wOBA .309 .252 -0.057 0.019
xSLG .325 .348 0.023 0.056
SLG .404 .328 -0.076 0.052
K% 23.5 30.3 6.8 -6.1
BB% 6.3 7.9 1.6 -1.8
Swing % 44.9 44.6 -0.3 4.8
Whiff% 21.5 27 5.5 -0.3
In Zone % 53.9 52 -1.9 -0.9
Out of Zone % 46.1 48 1.9 0.9
Out of Zone Swing % 24.6 23.6 -1 1.7
First Pitch Swing % 21.5 23.8 2.3 14.1
First Pitch Strike % 59.1 59.4 0.3 2.2
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Statcast Shift Statistics

SeasonBat SidePAShifts%wOBA - No ShiftwOBA - Shift
2016 R 447 38 8.5 .235 .395
2017 R 197 10 5.1 .261 .406

Pitch Tempo