Nick Gonzales
2B | Bats/Throws: R/R | 5' 9" 190LBS | Age: 25
Draft: 2020 | Rd: 1, #7, Pittsburgh Pirates | New Mexico State
PA AB R H HR SB AVG OBP SLG OPS
2023 128 115 12 24 2 0 .209 .268 .348 .616
2024 128 117 16 36 5 2 .308 .339 .513 .852
2 Seasons 256 232 28 60 7 2 .259 .303 .431 .734
AVG HR SB OPS
2023 .209 2 0 .616
2024 .308 5 2 .852
2 Seasons .259 7 2 .734
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Statcast Batting 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%
2023 24 498 82 3 3.7 2.3 85.5 106.0 8.7 26.8 .201 .313 .268 .257 .316 26.8 28.1 4.7
2024 25 455 92 11 12.0 8.6 90.1 109.1 18.4 43.5 .294 .493 .362 .353 .443 45.7 22.7 3.9
Player 953 174 14 8.0 5.5 88.0 109.1 13.9 35.6 .248 .404 .315 .305 .383 36.8 25.4 4.3
MLB 6.9 4.7 88.5 122.4 12.2 33.1 .245 .406 .316 .315 .368 36.4 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, Sweeper, Slurve, 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
2023 58.5 23.2 14.6 3.7 45.1 36.6 18.3 7.3 41.5 23.2 22.0 2.4 3.7 2.3
2024 32.6 31.5 30.4 5.4 37.0 37.0 26.1 4.3 21.7 28.3 28.3 5.4 12.0 8.6
Player 44.8 27.6 23.0 4.6 40.8 36.8 22.4 5.7 31.0 25.9 25.3 4.0 8.0 5.5
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.

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 2.0 3 129 28.4 31 .250 .643 .377 30.3 29.0 19.1 .245 .565 .362 65.0
2024 Slider -3.0 -3 98 21.5 26 .125 .208 .136 32.7 30.8 20.0 .155 .225 .163 11.1
2024 Sinker 3.5 3 75 16.5 24 .500 .500 .508 21.3 12.5 18.8 .418 .488 .419 47.4
2024 Curveball 4.6 2 45 9.9 10 .333 .667 .450 45.5 60.0 35.3 .210 .427 .311 100.0
2024 Changeup 8.9 3 37 8.1 11 .700 1.100 .700 16.7 0.0 0.0 .475 .677 .505 36.4
2024 Sweeper -4.7 -2 36 7.9 13 .154 .154 .138 19.0 15.4 20.0 .301 .555 .362 54.5
2024 Cutter 2.7 1 25 5.5 8 .429 1.000 .606 26.7 0.0 0.0 .458 .859 .575 57.1
2024 Split-Finger -24.1 -2 8 1.8 4 .000 .000 .000 20.0 25.0 50.0 .222 .480 .298 33.3
2024 Slurve 2.4 0 2 0.4 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2023 Slider -3.9 -5 119 23.9 25 .091 .091 .133 44.1 32.0 24.2 .121 .226 .191 20.0
2023 4-Seam Fastball 3.4 4 114 22.9 28 .360 .760 .466 29.3 21.4 15.4 .305 .522 .366 35.0
2023 Sinker -4.1 -4 94 18.9 32 .148 .148 .200 17.9 15.6 20.8 .227 .266 .278 26.1
2023 Changeup -5.3 -3 54 10.8 15 .071 .143 .130 37.5 40.0 22.2 .062 .091 .109 12.5
2023 Curveball -3.5 -1 39 7.8 9 .111 .111 .100 61.1 66.7 35.3 .159 .230 .165 66.7
2023 Cutter 5.3 2 39 7.8 9 .556 .889 .622 21.1 33.3 50.0 .369 .691 .444 33.3
2023 Sweeper 0.5 0 30 6.0 6 .200 .400 .325 20.0 0.0 0.0 .167 .188 .244 20.0
2023 Split-Finger -11.6 -1 8 1.6 3 .000 .000 .000 50.0 66.7 50.0 .021 .022 .021 0.0
2023 Slurve 129.3 1 1 0.2 1 1.000 2.000 1.250 0.0 0.0 -- .216 .263 .195 0.0
! Note: Years are in reverse order.
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Swing/Take

Runs
Year Team PA Pitches Heart Shadow Chase Waste All
2023 128 498 -4 -5 1 2 -6
2024 127 455 2 1 1 2 5
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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 %
2023 498 51.0 76.0 76.7 28.3 42.0 45.2 43.8 52.6 32.4 8.8 86.4
2024 455 51.0 79.7 77.8 35.9 58.8 44.6 45.7 58.2 27.9 7.9 86.1
Player 953 51.0 77.8 77.2 31.9 51.0 44.9 44.7 55.3 30.2 8.4 86.3
MLB 48.6 67.0 82.0 28.4 57.9 42.6 29.7 47.2 24.8 7.3 76.2
! 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
Bat
Speed
Swing
Length
2023 20 86 28
2024 53 90 60 27
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Expected Home Runs

Year Team Avg HR Trot Actual HR xHR HR-xHR Doubters Mostly Gone No Doubters No Doubter %
2023 20.7 2 2.1 0 1 2 1 50.0
2024 22.7 5 5.9 -1 6 7 0 0.0
Player 22.1 7 8.0 -1 7 9 1 14.3

Expected Home Runs by Park

Year HR
2023 2 2 1 3 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 3 2 4 2 1 3 2 1 4 3 2 2 1 2 2 2 2
2024 5 2 5 7 6 7 7 6 6 5 6 8 5 6 6 4 6 5 5 7 6 3 9 7 4 6 5 6 8 7 6
Player 7 4 6 10 8 9 9 8 8 7 8 10 7 8 9 6 10 7 6 10 8 4 13 10 6 8 6 8 10 9 8
! 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 2023 2024 +/-  
Exit Velocity 85.5 90.1 4.6
Launch Angle 8.7 18.4 9.7
Barrel % 3.7 12.0 8.3
Hard Hit % 26.8 45.7 18.9
LA Sweet-Spot % 26.8 43.5 16.7
xBA .201 .294 0.093
BA .209 .308 0.099
xwOBA .257 .353 0.096
wOBA .268 .362 0.094
xSLG .313 .493 0.180
SLG .348 .513 0.165
K% 28.1 22.7 -5.4
BB% 4.7 3.9 -0.8
Swing % 52.6 58.2 5.6
Whiff% 32.4 27.9 -4.5
In Zone % 51.0 51.0 0.0
Out of Zone % 49.0 49.0 0.0
Out of Zone Swing % 28.3 35.9 7.6
First Pitch Swing % 43.8 45.7 1.9
First Pitch Strike % 65.6 66.9 1.3
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Statcast Fielder Positioning

wOBA
SeasonAlignment TypeBat SidePAShifts/Shades%No Shift/ShadeShift/Shade
2023 Shades R 128 4 3.1 .270 .221
2024 Shades R 127 12 9.4 .360 .380
! 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 %
2023 133 15.7 37.6% 0.0% 70 18.8 1.4% 0.0%
2024 89 15.4 44.9% 0.0% 68 18.9 2.9% 1.5%
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