MacKenzie Gore
P | Bats/Throws: L/L | 6' 2" 193LBS | Age: 25
Draft: 2017 | Rd: 1, #3, San Diego Padres | Whiteville (NC) HS
W L ERA G GS SV IP SO WHIP
2022 4 4 4.50 16 13 0 70 72 1.47
2023 7 10 4.42 27 27 0 136.1 151 1.40
2024 6 8 4.01 19 19 0 98.2 116 1.43
3 Seasons 17 22 4.31 62 59 0 305 339 1.43
G W-L ERA IP SO WHIP
2022 16 4-4 4.50 70 72 1.47
2023 27 7-10 4.42 136.1 151 1.40
2024 19 6-8 4.01 98.2 116 1.43
3 Seasons 62 17-22 4.31 305 339 1.43
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
2022 23 1258 196 19 9.7 6.1 90.8 112.2 13.7 41.8 .259 .432 .323 .349 .405 45.4 23.3 12.0 4.50 5.21
2023 24 2462 373 45 12.1 7.7 89.9 114.5 14.5 35.1 .261 .472 .339 .347 .434 43.7 25.9 9.8 4.42 5.20
2024 25 1823 275 19 6.9 4.4 87.2 112.1 15.6 38.5 .252 .376 .323 .313 .384 36.7 26.7 8.5 4.01 3.95
Player 5543 844 83 9.8 6.3 89.2 114.5 14.7 37.8 .257 .431 .330 .336 .411 41.8 25.6 9.9
MLB 7.0 4.8 88.5 122.4 12.3 33.1 .245 .406 .316 .315 .369 36.4 22.2 8.4
! Note: All figures in this table cover the period 2015-present.

Statcast Pitch Arsenal

Gore relies on 5 pitches.
Four Seamer
(54.9%) ,
Curveball
(19.8%) ,
Slider
(14.4%) ,
Changeup
(9.2%) ,
Sweeper
(1.6%) ,


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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
2022 38.3 25.5 29.6 6.6 35.7 35.7 28.6 3.1 29.6 23.5 26.5 7.7 9.7 6.1
2023 39.1 28.7 26.5 5.6 38.6 37.0 24.4 3.8 28.7 23.6 24.9 6.7 12.1 7.7
2024 34.2 27.6 32.4 5.8 32.0 37.8 30.2 6.5 24.4 25.5 30.9 5.5 6.9 4.4
Player 37.3 27.6 29.1 5.9 35.8 37.0 27.3 4.5 27.5 24.2 27.3 6.5 9.8 6.3
MLB 44.5 23.6 24.8 7.0 37.1 37.5 25.3 3.9 32.7 24.8 24.4 5.8 7.0 4.8
! 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 Slider WSH L 263 91.6 24.0 -4.7 -16 1.6 -1.6 -49
2024 Curveball WSH L 361 83.3 49.2 1.3 3 0.4 -6.4 -95
2024 Changeup WSH L 168 85.9 27.8 -4.1 -13 12.3 -2.2 -15
2024 4-Seam Fastball WSH L 1,001 96.4 11.7 1.6 12 5.7 -1.6 -22
2024 Sweeper WSH L 30 86.2 36.0 1.2 3 5.9 -6.0 -50
2023 4-Seam Fastball WSH L 1,462 95.0 12.9 1.2 9 4.2 -2.7 -39
2023 Slider WSH L 448 88.6 28.9 -3.4 -11 2.5 -1.3 -34
2023 Sweeper WSH L 14 84.6 39.4 2.7 7 9.2 -3.7 -29
2023 Changeup WSH L 72 86.5 25.5 -4.8 -16 14.0 -0.6 -4
2023 Curveball WSH L 464 83.2 46.3 -2.2 -5 1.2 -7.4 -120
2022 Curveball SD L 226 80.8 52.3 1.1 2 0.6 -7.9 -93
2022 4-Seam Fastball SD L 764 94.7 13.0 1.1 8 5.2 -1.9 -27
2022 Slider SD L 199 87.4 30.6 -2.6 -8 2.1 -2.2 -52
2022 Changeup SD L 65 84.8 25.0 -6.3 -20 13.2 -1.2 -8
! 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 0.3 3 1,001 54.9 238 .284 .408 .355 23.9 21.4 18.4 .267 .399 .330 39.1
2024 Curveball 0.0 0 361 19.8 91 .217 .265 .277 35.6 38.5 24.1 .210 .279 .248 40.8
2024 Slider 0.7 2 263 14.4 66 .241 .345 .298 37.5 31.8 20.4 .242 .324 .305 28.9
2024 Changeup -3.0 -5 168 9.2 30 .321 .607 .428 51.2 23.3 16.3 .280 .532 .367 23.8
2024 Sweeper -4.7 -1 30 1.6 9 .429 .714 .533 25.0 11.1 6.7 .288 .683 .467 33.3
2023 4-Seam Fastball -0.2 -3 1,464 59.5 338 .279 .503 .378 21.6 22.2 17.5 .279 .518 .378 46.6
2023 Curveball -1.1 -5 464 18.8 123 .257 .416 .331 37.9 34.1 24.3 .230 .396 .297 40.3
2023 Slider 0.5 2 448 18.2 103 .213 .415 .306 37.5 27.2 21.9 .260 .480 .346 43.9
2023 Changeup 0.6 0 72 2.9 16 .188 .250 .191 38.2 31.3 22.7 .163 .189 .154 9.1
2023 Sweeper 1.9 0 14 0.6 2 .000 .000 .000 33.3 50.0 20.0 .010 .017 .013 0.0
2022 4-Seam Fastball 0.7 5 767 61.0 195 .232 .351 .307 18.7 21.0 19.2 .264 .429 .349 48.1
2022 Curveball -0.2 0 227 18.0 47 .250 .400 .361 31.9 25.5 23.1 .251 .474 .367 28.6
2022 Slider -2.8 -6 199 15.8 56 .286 .408 .351 31.9 28.6 15.7 .257 .422 .344 45.5
2022 Changeup -2.1 -1 65 5.2 11 .333 .556 .436 44.0 27.3 21.4 .213 .355 .329 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 168 85.9 92 15.4 10:00 10:00 0
2024 Curveball 360 83.3 60 12.1 5:15 6:00 -45
2024 4-Seam Fastball 998 96.4 93 18.3 11:00 11:15 -15
2024 Slider 260 91.6 56 7.9 11:30 12:30 -60
2024 Sweeper 30 86.2 24 7.3 5:00 3:30 90
2023 Changeup 72 86.5 93 17.8 10:15 10:00 15
2023 Curveball 449 83.3 50 9.3 5:15 6:15 -60
2023 4-Seam Fastball 1,431 95.0 92 17.5 11:15 11:30 -15
2023 Slider 431 88.6 41 5.7 11:45 1:00 -75
2023 Sweeper 14 84.6 33 10.9 4:45 3:30 75
2022 Changeup 64 84.8 93 18.4 10:30 10:15 15
2022 Curveball 224 80.8 62 13.4 5:30 6:00 -30
2022 4-Seam Fastball 761 94.7 96 17.9 11:15 11:30 -15
2022 Slider 189 87.4 35 5.1 11:30 1:15 -105
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Swing/Take

Runs
Year Team PA Pitches Heart Shadow Chase Waste All
2022 309 1,258 5 8 -10 -6 -2
2023 582 2,462 4 17 -17 -8 -5
2024 434 1,823 -5 20 -10 -8 -2
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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 %
2022 1,258 49.4 69.5 81.9 23.9 55.9 42.0 61.2 46.4 24.0 7.8 71.4
2023 2,462 47.9 69.3 80.9 29.3 52.5 42.6 58.9 48.5 27.9 8.1 82.0
2024 1,823 49.8 74.1 78.6 27.8 45.5 42.6 54.9 50.9 30.1 6.4 75.9
Player 5,543 48.9 70.9 80.3 27.6 50.9 42.5 58.1 48.8 27.8 7.5 77.8
MLB 48.6 67.0 82.0 28.4 57.9 42.6 61.0 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
2022 8 20 17 19 4 44 12 4 6 52 6 35 4 65 52 25 92
2023 16 26 13 9 27 5 1 26 18 69 29 64 56 68 65 25 94
2024 49 38 65 80 35 24 62 83 64 78 42 83 45 88 69 31 91
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Expected Home Runs

Year Team Avg HR Trot Actual HR xHR HR-xHR Doubters Mostly Gone No Doubters No Doubter %

Expected Home Runs by Park

Year HR

Year to Year Changes

Metric 2022 2023 +/-   2024 +/-  
Fastball Velocity 94.7 95.0 0.3 96.4 1.4
Offspeed Velocity 84.8 86.5 1.7 85.9 -0.6
Breaking Velocity 83.9 85.9 2.0 86.7 0.8
Exit Velocity 90.8 89.9 -0.9 87.2 -2.7
Launch Angle 13.7 14.5 0.8 15.6 1.1
Barrel % 9.7 12.1 2.4 6.9 -5.2
Hard Hit % 45.4 43.7 -1.7 36.7 -7.0
LA Sweet-Spot % 41.8 35.1 -6.7 38.5 3.4
xBA .259 .261 0.002 .252 -0.009
BA .248 .258 0.010 .268 0.010
xwOBA .349 .347 -0.002 .313 -0.034
wOBA .323 .339 0.016 .323 -0.016
xSLG .432 .472 0.040 .376 -0.096
SLG .376 .459 0.083 .387 -0.072
K% 23.3 25.9 2.6 26.7 0.8
BB% 12.0 9.8 -2.2 8.5 -1.3
Swing % 46.4 48.5 2.1 50.9 2.4
Whiff% 24.0 27.9 3.9 30.1 2.2
In Zone % 49.4 47.9 -1.5 49.8 1.9
Out of Zone % 50.6 52.1 1.5 50.2 -1.9
Out of Zone Swing % 23.9 29.3 5.4 27.8 -1.5
First Pitch Swing % 28.8 30.9 2.1 32.4 1.5
First Pitch Strike % 61.2 58.9 -2.3 54.9 -4.0
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Statcast Fielder Positioning

vs RHHvs LHH
YearAlignment TypePAwOBAPATotal%PATotal%
2022 Shifts 307 .325 236 13 5.5 71 39 54.9
2023 Shades 582 .339 450 2 0.4 132 3 2.3
2024 Shades 434 .323 332 1 0.3 102 20 19.6
! 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 %
2022 344 18.7 10.8% 2.6% 228 23.2 0.0% 6.1%
2023 667 16.0 32.8% 1.2% 393 19.8 1.8% 0.5%
2024 442 16.2 31.0% 0.5% 295 19.7 0.3% 0.0%
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Pitch Distribution