Eli Morgan
P | Bats/Throws: R/R | 5' 10" 190LBS | Age: 28
Draft: 2017 | Rd: 8, #252, Cleveland Indians | Gonzaga
W L ERA G GS SV IP SO WHIP
2022 5 3 3.38 50 1 0 66.2 72 0.89
2023 5 2 4.01 61 0 1 67.1 75 1.44
2024 1 0 1.64 10 0 0 11 7 1.18
4 Seasons 16 12 4.22 139 19 1 234.1 235 1.20
G W-L ERA IP SO WHIP
2022 50 5-3 3.38 66.2 72 0.89
2023 61 5-2 4.01 67.1 75 1.44
2024 10 1-0 1.64 11 7 1.18
4 Seasons 139 16-12 4.22 234.1 235 1.20
MLB Percentile Rankings
Pitch Distribution

Statcast Statistics

Season Age Pitches Batted
Balls
Barrels Barrel % Barrel/PA Exit
Velocity
Max EV Launch
Angle
LA Sweet-
Spot %
XBA XSLG WOBA XWOBA XWOBACON HardHit% K% BB% ERA xERA
2021 25 1414 270 32 11.9 8.4 89.5 115.2 19.4 40.4 .263 .507 .343 .349 .421 42.6 21.4 5.8 5.34 5.30
2022 26 1017 169 15 8.9 5.9 87.8 112.0 19.5 35.5 .200 .354 .268 .266 .342 34.9 28.1 5.1 3.38 2.90
2023 27 1200 199 18 9.0 6.0 86.0 112.6 12.6 32.7 .244 .402 .322 .307 .376 32.3 25.1 8.0 4.01 3.96
2024 28 176 33 0 0.0 0.0 87.0 108.5 21.8 21.2 .181 .275 .266 .253 .240 33.3 15.6 11.1 1.64 2.48
Player 3807 671 65 9.7 6.6 87.9 115.2 17.5 35.9 .237 .424 .313 .310 .379 37.2 24.0 6.5
MLB 6.9 4.7 88.5 122.4 12.2 33.1 .245 .406 .316 .315 .368 36.4 22.2 8.4
! Note: All figures in this table cover the period 2015-present.

Statcast Pitch Arsenal

Morgan relies on 3 pitches.
Four Seamer
(53.4%) ,
Slider
(29.5%) ,
Changeup
(17.0%) ,


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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
2021 30.7 35.6 25.6 8.1 33.3 43.0 23.7 4.4 20.4 30.0 22.2 10.7 11.9 8.4
2022 30.8 33.1 26.0 10.1 37.3 32.5 30.2 4.1 23.7 34.9 20.1 8.3 8.9 5.9
2023 41.2 25.1 25.1 8.5 37.7 34.2 28.1 7.5 27.6 23.6 26.6 4.5 9.0 6.0
2024 24.2 45.5 21.2 9.1 24.2 39.4 36.4 9.1 12.1 48.5 21.2 9.1 0.0 0.0
Player 33.5 32.3 25.3 8.8 35.2 37.6 27.3 5.5 23.0 30.3 23.0 8.2 9.7 6.6
MLB 44.6 23.6 24.8 7.0 37.1 37.5 25.3 3.9 32.8 24.7 24.4 5.8 6.9 4.7
! 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
2024 Changeup CLE R 30 78.7 41.3 2.5 6 16.5 3.9 31
2024 Slider CLE R 52 86.5 32.8 -1.7 -5 3.2 -1.5 -32
2024 4-Seam Fastball CLE R 94 91.9 15.4 1.0 6 9.5 2.3 32
2023 Slider CLE R 302 85.5 33.6 -2.2 -6 1.7 -3.2 -65
2023 Curveball CLE R 30 84.7 38.0 -7.9 -17 8.8 1.9 27
2023 Changeup CLE R 376 78.6 40.5 2.9 8 16.6 2.2 16
2023 4-Seam Fastball CLE R 481 92.5 13.7 2.5 15 7.8 0.7 10
2022 4-Seam Fastball CLE R 551 92.1 15.1 0.7 5 10.9 3.8 53
2022 Slider CLE R 161 85.7 32.3 -3.2 -9 1.4 -3.5 -72
2022 Cutter CLE R 1 89.3 17.7 8.5 33 5.5 -7.7 -351
2022 Curveball CLE R 11 80.5 47.4 -4.5 -9 12.3 3.1 34
2022 Changeup CLE R 278 75.9 44.0 4.0 10 15.6 1.2 8
2021 Curveball CLE R 54 76.2 55.6 -2.3 -4 7.8 -2.1 -21
2021 4-Seam Fastball CLE R 688 90.5 16.1 0.5 3 11.4 4.3 60
2021 Cutter CLE R 13 86.6 19.0 10.1 35 5.0 -7.8 -284
2021 Changeup CLE R 326 74.8 43.9 2.7 7 14.5 0.6 5
2021 Slider CLE R 333 85.2 30.4 -5.4 -15 2.9 -2.1 -41
! 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 %
2024 4-Seam Fastball 0.6 1 94 53.4 28 .227 .273 .309 19.1 14.3 17.4 .195 .294 .302 36.8
2024 Slider 1.1 1 52 29.5 8 .125 .250 .156 45.8 12.5 7.1 .155 .289 .192 42.9
2024 Changeup 0.1 0 30 17.0 9 .222 .333 .239 20.0 22.2 13.3 .170 .213 .165 14.3
2023 4-Seam Fastball -0.3 -1 481 40.1 96 .317 .561 .421 20.9 17.7 13.5 .285 .563 .405 46.2
2023 Changeup 0.8 3 377 31.4 118 .236 .327 .286 30.8 32.2 23.3 .215 .321 .256 23.3
2023 Slider -1.1 -3 302 25.2 76 .243 .378 .318 36.8 25.0 20.7 .248 .364 .272 29.1
2023 Curveball -1.9 -1 30 2.5 6 .500 .500 .450 28.6 16.7 16.7 .138 .149 .127 20.0
2022 4-Seam Fastball 0.3 2 561 55.2 128 .205 .436 .294 25.7 29.7 20.9 .200 .435 .303 44.4
2022 Changeup -0.5 -1 283 27.8 93 .184 .391 .289 21.3 23.7 18.5 .200 .291 .243 27.7
2022 Slider 2.0 3 161 15.8 33 .182 .182 .164 37.6 33.3 23.4 .210 .253 .204 22.7
2022 Curveball 2.1 0 11 1.1 2 .000 .000 .000 50.0 50.0 50.0 .046 .046 .043 0.0
2022 Cutter 7.6 0 1 0.1 -- -- -- 0.0 -- -- -- -- -- --
2021 4-Seam Fastball -0.1 -1 688 48.7 170 .283 .520 .375 18.6 18.8 17.7 .251 .455 .333 44.7
2021 Slider -1.5 -5 333 23.6 82 .280 .533 .375 30.7 23.2 19.8 .257 .483 .345 35.7
2021 Changeup 1.3 4 326 23.1 115 .171 .369 .243 25.1 26.1 20.8 .257 .514 .337 40.7
2021 Curveball -5.0 -3 54 3.8 8 .714 1.286 .831 16.7 0.0 0.0 .618 1.378 .811 71.4
2021 Cutter -14.5 -2 13 0.9 4 .667 1.667 .900 0.0 0.0 -- .422 1.377 .720 66.7
! Note: Years are in reverse order.
! Note: To better align with other values, positive numbers (red) are good, and negative numbers (blue) are poor.
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Spin Direction

Year Pitch Type Pitches MPH Active Spin % Total Movement (In.) Spin-Based Observed Deviation
2024 Changeup 30 78.7 91 17.5 2:45 3:00 -15
2024 4-Seam Fastball 94 91.9 98 19.2 1:00 1:00 0
2024 Slider 52 86.5 25 4.5 11:45 10:00 105
2023 Changeup 373 78.6 92 17.6 2:45 2:45 0
2023 Curveball 30 84.7 24 9.8 8:30 8:45 -15
2023 4-Seam Fastball 479 92.5 97 19.5 1:00 12:45 15
2023 Slider 300 85.5 20 4.3 9:45 10:45 -60
2022 Changeup 279 75.9 87 16.6 2:45 2:45 0
2022 Curveball 11 80.5 57 15.0 7:30 8:00 -30
2022 4-Seam Fastball 551 92.1 100 20.1 1:15 1:15 0
2022 Slider 161 85.7 23 5.1 11:00 11:15 -15
2021 Changeup 326 74.8 86 15.8 2:45 2:45 0
2021 Curveball 53 76.3 67 13.6 7:00 7:15 -15
2021 Cutter 13 86.6 93 17.5 1:00 12:30 30
2021 4-Seam Fastball 688 90.5 99 20.4 1:15 1:15 0
2021 Slider 332 85.2 36 7.2 12:00 11:00 60
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Swing/Take

Runs
Year Team PA Pitches Heart Shadow Chase Waste All
2021 379 1,414 2 8 -11 -6 -6
2022 268 1,071 0 12 -4 -4 5
2023 296 1,190 -1 7 -5 -3 -2
2024 45 176 3 3 -3 -1 1
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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 %
2021 1,414 52.1 70.4 82.5 28.8 62.1 44.9 67.5 50.5 22.8 6.5 75.0
2022 1,017 52.1 71.3 78.3 31.2 57.9 44.8 70.3 52.1 26.4 8.4 83.5
2023 1,200 47.5 71.5 80.7 33.8 53.6 42.5 63.4 51.7 28.2 9.2 79.8
2024 176 49.4 66.7 81.0 31.5 57.1 37.5 62.2 48.9 26.7 6.3 81.8
Player 3,807 50.5 70.8 80.7 31.2 57.7 43.8 66.8 51.2 25.7 7.8 79.5
MLB 48.6 67.0 82.0 28.4 57.9 42.6 60.9 47.2 24.8 7.3 76.2
! 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
2021 14 20 4 2 50 17 4 33 21 33 85 24 58 10 48 29 46
2022 85 89 67 36 96 55 22 65 73 82 88 58 68 21 62 41
2023 58 49 50 51 63 49 29 94 90 62 57 66 94 25 62 78
2024 18 57 71
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Expected Home Runs

Year Team Avg HR Trot Actual HR xHR HR-xHR Doubters Mostly Gone No Doubters No Doubter %
2021 23.7 20 18.6 1 10 10 11 55.0
2022 23.4 10 10.7 -1 2 8 4 40.0
2023 23.0 9 9.8 -1 1 6 6 66.7
Player 23.5 39 39.1 0 13 24 21 53.8

Expected Home Runs by Park

Year HR
2021 20 20 17 20 19 19 21 19 17 14 16 24 16 15 20 21 16 17 20 19 19 20 22 22 16 15 22 23 18 17 15
2022 10 10 10 12 11 10 11 11 9 9 9 13 11 11 11 12 10 10 10 11 12 10 13 12 9 9 12 12 11 10 9
2023 9 7 9 11 12 9 10 9 10 9 9 11 10 8 10 11 11 9 10 10 8 9 12 11 10 8 11 10 10 10 10
Player 39 37 36 43 42 38 42 39 36 32 34 48 37 34 41 44 37 36 40 40 39 39 47 45 35 32 45 45 39 37 34
! 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 2021 2022 +/-   2023 +/-   2024 +/-  
Fastball Velocity 90.4 92.1 1.7 92.5 0.4 91.9 -0.6
Offspeed Velocity 74.8 75.9 1.1 78.6 2.7 78.7 0.1
Breaking Velocity 84.0 85.4 1.4 85.4 0.0 86.5 1.1
Exit Velocity 89.5 87.8 -1.7 86.0 -1.8 87.0 1.0
Launch Angle 19.4 19.5 0.1 12.6 -6.9 21.8 9.2
Barrel % 11.9 8.9 -3.0 9.0 0.1 0.0 -9.0
Hard Hit % 42.6 34.9 -7.7 32.3 -2.6 33.3 1.0
LA Sweet-Spot % 40.4 35.5 -4.9 32.7 -2.8 21.2 -11.5
xBA .263 .200 -0.063 .244 0.044 .181 -0.063
BA .259 .192 -0.067 .267 0.075 .205 -0.062
xwOBA .349 .266 -0.083 .307 0.041 .253 -0.054
wOBA .343 .268 -0.075 .322 0.054 .266 -0.056
xSLG .507 .354 -0.153 .402 0.048 .275 -0.127
SLG .500 .381 -0.119 .414 0.033 .282 -0.132
K% 21.4 28.1 6.7 25.1 -3.0 15.6 -9.5
BB% 5.8 5.1 -0.7 8.0 2.9 11.1 3.1
Swing % 50.5 52.1 1.6 51.7 -0.4 48.9 -2.8
Whiff% 22.8 26.4 3.6 28.2 1.8 26.7 -1.5
In Zone % 52.1 52.1 0.0 47.5 -4.6 49.4 1.9
Out of Zone % 47.9 47.9 0.0 52.5 4.6 50.6 -1.9
Out of Zone Swing % 28.8 31.2 2.4 33.8 2.6 31.5 -2.3
First Pitch Swing % 36.4 38.3 1.9 34.2 -4.1 28.9 -5.3
First Pitch Strike % 67.5 70.3 2.8 63.4 -6.9 62.2 -1.2
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Statcast Fielder Positioning

vs RHHvs LHH
YearAlignment TypePAwOBAPATotal%PATotal%
2021 Shifts 379 .343 229 10 4.4 150 97 64.7
2022 Shifts 254 .265 144 8 5.6 110 68 61.8
2023 Shades 294 .321 162 0 0.0 132 73 55.3
2024 Shades 44 .272 23 2 8.7 21 12 57.1
! Note: Shifts are through the 2022 season, Shaded starting from the 2023 season, Shift: three or more infielders are on the same side of second base, Shade: positioned outside of their typical responsible slices of the field.
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Pitch Tempo

Bases EmptyRunners On Base
SeasonTeamPitchesTempoFast %Slow %PitchesTempoFast %Slow %
2021 444 15.2 46.8% 0.5% 179 23.6 0.0% 7.3%
2022 281 15.8 42.0% 1.1% 146 23.9 0.0% 12.3%
2023 299 14.4 57.2% 0.3% 192 18.3 3.1% 1.0%
2024 46 13.6 69.6% 0.0% 23 19.0 0.0% 0.0%
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Pitch Distribution