Lars Nootbaar
RF | B/T: L/R | 6' 3" 210LBS | Age: 25

Draft: 2018 | Rd: 8, #243, St. Louis Cardinals | USC

Stats

PA AB R H HR RBI SB AVG OBP SLG OPS
2022 347 290 53 66 14 40 4 .228 .340 .448 .788
2 Seasons 471 399 68 92 19 55 6 .231 .334 .441 .775
AVG HR RBI SB OPS
2022 .228 14 40 4 .788
2 Seasons .231 19 55 6 .775

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%
2021 23 472 83 4 4.8 3.2 89.1 109.5 12.1 24.1 .213 .349 .316 .286 .324 36.1 22.6 10.5
2022 24 1389 224 27 12.1 7.8 91.7 113.0 10.7 30.4 .247 .414 .342 .346 .377 46.0 20.5 14.7
Player 1861 307 31 10.1 6.6 91.1 113.0 11.1 28.7 .238 .396 .335 .330 .363 43.3 21.0 13.6
MLB 6.7 4.6 88.4 122.4 12.1 33.0 .245 .405 .316 .315 .368 35.8 22.1 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
2021 48.2 27.7 16.9 7.2 42.2 34.9 22.9 4.8 33.7 30.1 22.9 3.6 4.8 3.2
2022 46.0 25.0 23.7 5.4 43.8 34.4 21.9 4.0 33.5 23.2 22.3 4.9 12.1 7.8
Player 46.6 25.7 21.8 5.9 43.3 34.5 22.1 4.2 33.6 25.1 22.5 4.6 10.1 6.6
MLB 44.9 23.1 25.0 7.1 36.8 37.7 25.4 3.8 33.0 24.6 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 %
2022 4-Seamer 0.5 2 461 33.2 123 .280 .480 .372 11.1 18.7 17.6 .294 .521 .400 58.0
2022 Sinker -1.5 -3 213 15.3 48 .200 .350 .330 17.6 14.6 19.4 .241 .308 .316 39.4
2022 Changeup 0.4 1 201 14.5 50 .191 .362 .261 40.4 24.0 22.2 .185 .235 .215 28.6
2022 Slider 1.9 4 188 13.5 44 .171 .543 .373 36.7 31.8 20.3 .165 .388 .328 38.1
2022 Curveball -0.9 -1 163 11.7 27 .091 .091 .196 40.0 40.7 20.0 .121 .162 .230 18.2
2022 Cutter 3.7 4 116 8.4 39 .281 .688 .460 20.0 10.3 15.4 .335 .648 .479 55.2
2022 Splitter 0.4 0 40 2.9 11 .273 .364 .277 19.0 0.0 0.0 .383 .472 .377 54.5
2022 N/A 19.4 1 6 0.4 3 .500 2.000 .900 0.0 0.0 0.0 .304 .752 .530 50.0
2021 4-Seamer -1.1 -2 158 33.5 53 .261 .435 .331 20.3 26.4 41.2 .246 .420 .323 41.2
2021 Changeup 1.0 1 86 18.2 22 .250 .450 .334 35.1 22.7 18.5 .185 .319 .259 20.0
2021 Sinker -2.0 -1 73 15.5 14 .167 .250 .254 22.2 14.3 22.2 .162 .197 .237 20.0
2021 Slider 1.9 1 67 14.2 19 .294 .529 .387 17.4 10.5 13.3 .241 .388 .318 40.0
2021 Curveball 0.5 0 58 12.3 12 .167 .417 .300 42.1 41.7 41.7 .165 .259 .240 42.9
2021 Cutter 0.2 0 24 5.1 2 .000 .000 .000 33.3 0.0 0.0 .123 .138 .114 100.0
2021 Splitter 3.2 0 6 1.3 1 -- -- .700 100.0 0.0 0.0 -- -- .700 --
! Note: Years are in reverse order.
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Swing/Take

Runs
Year Team PA Pitches Heart Shadow Chase Waste All
2021 123 472 -4 -3 4 2 -1
2022 354 1,427 -6 -8 15 7 9
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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 %
2021 472 49.6 62.0 76.6 17.6 59.5 40.7 24.2 39.6 26.2 8.3 76.9
2022 1,389 48.4 58.5 80.4 21.1 62.3 44.1 25.1 39.2 23.5 7.3 60.8
Player 1,861 48.7 59.4 79.4 20.2 61.7 43.3 24.8 39.3 24.2 7.6 65.2
MLB 48.5 66.9 82.0 28.4 58.3 42.6 29.5 47.1 24.7 7.2 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 Arm
Strength
2021 65 84 79
2022 82 49 62 63 92 51 85 90 89 80 54 98 56 91 74 64 94
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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 19.1 5 4.7 0 0 2 3 60.0
2022 20.1 14 15.7 -2 5 11 6 42.9
Player 19.9 19 20.3 -1 5 13 9 47.4

Expected Home Runs by Park

Year HR
2021 5 5 5 4 5 5 5 5 5 4 5 5 4 4 4 5 5 5 3 5 5 5 5 4 4 5 5 4 5 5 5
2022 14 19 16 16 16 18 15 19 16 12 18 15 13 13 12 16 18 19 10 14 18 15 15 16 16 16 18 14 14 13 20
Player 19 24 21 20 21 23 20 24 21 16 23 20 17 17 16 21 23 24 13 19 23 20 20 20 20 21 23 18 19 18 25
! 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 89.1 91.7 2.6
Launch Angle 12.1 10.7 -1.4
Barrel % 4.8 12.1 7.3
Hard Hit % 36.1 46 9.9
Sweet Spot % 24.1 30.4 6.3
xBA .213 .247 0.034
BA .239 .228 -0.011
xwOBA .286 .346 0.06
wOBA .316 .342 0.026
xSLG .349 .414 0.065
SLG .422 .448 0.026
K% 22.6 20.5 -2.1
BB% 10.5 14.7 4.2
Swing % 39.6 39.2 -0.4
Whiff% 26.2 23.5 -2.7
In Zone % 49.6 48.4 -1.2
Out of Zone % 50.4 51.6 1.2
Out of Zone Swing % 17.6 21.1 3.5
First Pitch Swing % 24.2 25.1 0.9
First Pitch Strike % 56.5 61.7 5.2
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Statcast Shift Statistics

SeasonBat SidePAShifts%wOBA - No ShiftwOBA - Shift
2021 L 123 60 48.8 .279 .354
2022 L 345 183 53.0 .378 .312

Pitch Tempo

Bases EmptyRunners On Base
SeasonTeamPitchesTempoFast %Slow %PitchesTempoFast %Slow %
2021 153 18.4 11.8% 5.2% 90 24.0 3.3% 13.3%
2022 487 17.4 17.5% 1.4% 242 22.6 0.8% 7.9%
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