Nick Gordon
LF | Bats/Throws: L/R | 6' 0" 160LBS | Age: 28
Draft: 2014 | Rd: 1, #5, Minnesota Twins | Olympia (FL) HS
PA AB R H HR SB AVG OBP SLG OPS
2022 443 405 45 110 9 6 .272 .316 .427 .743
2023 93 91 13 16 2 0 .176 .185 .319 .504
2024 146 139 15 32 5 5 .230 .260 .374 .634
4 Seasons 898 835 92 206 20 21 .247 .287 .389 .676
AVG HR SB OPS
2022 .272 9 6 .743
2023 .176 2 0 .504
2024 .230 5 5 .634
4 Seasons .247 20 21 .676
MLB Percentile Rankings
Hits Spray Chart

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%
2021 25 781 146 10 6.8 4.6 91.2 109.2 9.4 35.6 .266 .418 .283 .318 .399 47.9 25.5 5.6
2022 26 1550 309 29 9.4 6.5 90.6 110.7 12.5 36.6 .261 .464 .321 .333 .413 44.7 23.7 4.3
2023 27 309 81 4 4.9 4.3 89.1 105.4 9.2 34.6 .251 .428 .213 .290 .325 37.0 11.8 1.1
2024 28 529 107 6 5.6 4.1 87.8 107.9 5.0 32.7 .234 .388 .278 .280 .344 34.6 22.6 4.1
Player 3169 643 49 7.6 5.5 90.1 110.7 10.1 35.5 .256 .437 .294 .316 .387 42.8 22.7 4.2
MLB 6.9 4.7 88.5 122.4 12.2 33.1 .245 .406 .316 .315 .369 36.4 22.2 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
2021 50.7 20.5 26.7 2.1 37.0 43.2 19.9 1.4 35.6 17.8 31.5 6.8 6.8 4.6
2022 42.1 29.8 25.6 2.6 41.1 32.7 26.2 2.3 33.0 21.0 26.2 8.1 9.4 6.5
2023 46.9 27.2 21.0 4.9 34.6 35.8 29.6 6.2 34.6 23.5 19.8 11.1 4.9 4.3
2024 56.1 21.5 21.5 0.9 42.1 38.3 19.6 3.7 43.9 17.8 23.4 4.7 5.6 4.1
Player 47.0 26.0 24.6 2.5 39.5 36.4 24.1 2.8 35.6 20.1 26.1 7.6 7.6 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 -0.3 0 166 31.4 40 .211 .368 .251 30.4 30.0 24.0 .219 .388 .263 29.6
2024 Sinker -1.8 -1 74 14.0 22 .150 .150 .186 25.0 18.2 18.2 .219 .288 .263 31.3
2024 Slider 1.8 1 62 11.7 18 .278 .500 .331 34.4 27.8 16.1 .184 .292 .202 46.2
2024 Changeup -7.2 -4 56 10.6 22 .136 .136 .123 20.5 4.5 8.3 .259 .431 .293 42.9
2024 Curveball 2.5 1 51 9.6 14 .286 .500 .362 39.4 28.6 19.0 .266 .528 .335 20.0
2024 Cutter -0.4 0 46 8.7 8 .500 .875 .588 25.0 0.0 0.0 .361 .464 .358 25.0
2024 Split-Finger 6.2 2 36 6.8 14 .357 .643 .425 32.0 28.6 28.6 .276 .531 .338 50.0
2024 Sweeper -0.4 0 25 4.7 5 .000 .000 .420 36.4 20.0 20.0 .058 .066 .442 0.0
2024 Knuckleball -7.2 -1 13 2.5 3 .000 .000 .000 27.3 66.7 25.0 .061 .065 .056 0.0
2023 4-Seam Fastball -0.3 0 122 39.5 41 .244 .439 .333 19.7 7.3 10.0 .291 .507 .337 31.6
2023 Slider -5.1 -2 46 14.9 15 .077 .308 .193 27.6 26.7 23.5 .185 .476 .300 50.0
2023 Cutter -3.7 -1 37 12.0 9 .111 .111 .100 27.3 22.2 33.3 .259 .314 .249 42.9
2023 Curveball -6.5 -2 31 10.0 11 .000 .000 .000 22.2 18.2 14.3 .154 .196 .152 22.2
2023 Sinker -4.7 -1 31 10.0 9 .222 .222 .200 5.6 0.0 0.0 .249 .316 .241 44.4
2023 Changeup -1.1 0 22 7.1 4 .250 .500 .313 22.2 0.0 0.0 .297 .557 .356 50.0
2023 Split-Finger -3.8 0 11 3.6 2 .000 .000 .000 16.7 0.0 0.0 .019 .027 .019 0.0
2023 Sweeper -2.6 0 6 1.9 -- -- -- 50.0 -- -- -- -- -- --
2022 4-Seam Fastball 0.0 0 647 41.7 168 .305 .483 .364 26.4 24.4 22.7 .262 .482 .347 48.7
2022 Slider 2.3 5 215 13.9 68 .238 .349 .313 29.7 27.9 26.0 .263 .415 .326 48.9
2022 Changeup 0.8 2 200 12.9 61 .246 .410 .294 25.4 18.0 18.0 .241 .413 .282 32.0
2022 Sinker -0.6 -1 167 10.8 48 .214 .262 .281 21.3 16.7 19.5 .210 .340 .285 37.1
2022 Curveball 0.4 1 163 10.5 56 .283 .453 .337 42.0 32.1 31.6 .278 .513 .357 50.0
2022 Cutter 1.3 1 96 6.2 27 .304 .565 .379 27.9 22.2 28.6 .313 .653 .417 52.6
2022 Sweeper 1.1 0 32 2.1 6 .250 .250 .267 22.2 16.7 11.1 .205 .632 .384 25.0
2022 Split-Finger 6.2 1 14 0.9 3 .667 1.333 .833 33.3 33.3 12.5 .495 .637 .494 50.0
2022 Slurve -9.9 0 1 0.1 1 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 -- .341 .420 .309 0.0
2021 4-Seam Fastball -1.9 -6 299 38.3 82 .197 .282 .265 25.1 23.2 24.1 .287 .476 .365 50.9
2021 Slider -1.7 -2 118 15.1 33 .212 .364 .245 34.6 33.3 26.2 .225 .435 .275 40.9
2021 Sinker 1.9 2 108 13.8 30 .333 .370 .382 33.3 30.0 33.3 .233 .283 .272 38.9
2021 Changeup 1.1 1 95 12.2 32 .290 .484 .342 21.1 18.8 17.6 .284 .419 .314 60.0
2021 Curveball 1.6 1 79 10.1 17 .188 .313 .282 42.5 41.2 25.0 .166 .213 .235 22.2
2021 Cutter -1.2 -1 54 6.9 15 .200 .400 .253 21.9 13.3 14.3 .293 .488 .334 46.2
2021 Split-Finger 6.5 1 15 1.9 4 .250 .250 .225 33.3 25.0 25.0 .306 .439 .316 66.7
2021 Sweeper 16.4 1 7 0.9 2 1.000 1.000 .900 0.0 0.0 0.0 .857 .967 .797 50.0
2021 Slurve -0.7 0 6 0.8 1 .000 .000 .900 0.0 0.0 0.0 .383 .434 .356 100.0
! Note: Years are in reverse order.
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Swing/Take

Runs
Year Team PA Pitches Heart Shadow Chase Waste All
2021 216 781 0 -8 3 3 -2
2022 442 1,550 1 -5 2 9 7
2023 93 309 -5 -3 -1 1 -8
2024 146 529 4 -5 -2 1 -2
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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 781 49.9 77.9 79.3 37.6 55.8 39.4 38.4 57.7 28.4 8.6 83.6
2022 1,550 51.2 78.6 79.6 39.2 55.9 43.2 43.0 59.4 27.8 6.6 86.3
2023 309 52.1 77.0 88.7 39.2 58.6 39.8 41.9 58.9 20.9 6.5 95.0
2024 529 45.2 74.1 81.4 46.2 56.0 42.0 42.5 58.8 29.6 7.0 86.5
Player 3,169 50.0 77.6 80.7 40.1 56.1 41.7 41.7 58.8 27.6 7.1 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
2021 61 68 73
2022 69 73 85 80 39 57 61 80 70 74 34 7 28 6 61 32 55
2023 17 51 57
2024 13 26 39 47 3 18 26 28 41 25 43 5 24 1 61 63 54 10 36
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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 22.3 4 3.9 0 2 2 2 50.0
2022 24.4 9 13.3 -4 9 16 2 22.2
2023 22.7 2 2.1 0 1 3 0 0.0
2024 25.5 5 4.3 1 1 3 2 40.0
Player 24.0 20 23.6 -4 13 24 6 30.0

Expected Home Runs by Park

Year HR
2021 4 4 4 2 4 4 4 4 2 4 4 3 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 6 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4
2022 9 13 8 16 15 14 15 12 6 8 8 14 16 10 13 19 12 13 13 15 14 15 21 20 9 10 15 16 17 13 10
2023 2 2 1 2 2 2 2 2 1 2 1 2 3 1 2 2 3 2 2 2 1 2 3 3 3 2 2 2 3 3 2
2024 5 6 3 5 4 5 4 5 3 3 4 5 3 3 5 4 5 5 5 5 3 4 5 5 5 4 4 4 5 5 4
Player 20 25 16 25 25 25 25 23 12 17 17 24 26 18 24 29 24 24 24 26 22 27 33 32 21 20 25 26 29 25 20
! 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 +/-  
Exit Velocity 91.2 90.6 -0.6 89.1 -1.5 87.8 -1.3
Launch Angle 9.4 12.5 3.1 9.2 -3.3 5.0 -4.2
Barrel % 6.8 9.4 2.6 4.9 -4.5 5.6 0.7
Hard Hit % 47.9 44.7 -3.2 37.0 -7.7 34.6 -2.4
LA Sweet-Spot % 35.6 36.6 1.0 34.6 -2.0 32.7 -1.9
xBA .266 .261 -0.005 .251 -0.010 .234 -0.017
BA .240 .272 0.032 .176 -0.096 .230 0.054
xwOBA .318 .333 0.015 .290 -0.043 .280 -0.010
wOBA .283 .321 0.038 .213 -0.108 .278 0.065
xSLG .418 .464 0.046 .428 -0.036 .388 -0.040
SLG .355 .427 0.072 .319 -0.108 .374 0.055
K% 25.5 23.7 -1.8 11.8 -11.9 22.6 10.8
BB% 5.6 4.3 -1.3 1.1 -3.2 4.1 3.0
Swing % 57.7 59.4 1.7 58.9 -0.5 58.8 -0.1
Whiff% 28.4 27.8 -0.6 20.9 -6.9 29.6 8.7
In Zone % 49.9 51.2 1.3 52.1 0.9 45.2 -6.9
Out of Zone % 50.1 48.8 -1.3 47.9 -0.9 54.8 6.9
Out of Zone Swing % 37.6 39.2 1.6 39.2 0.0 46.2 7.0
First Pitch Swing % 38.4 43.0 4.6 41.9 -1.1 42.5 0.6
First Pitch Strike % 62.0 66.3 4.3 65.6 -0.7 71.2 5.6
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Statcast Fielder Positioning

wOBA
SeasonAlignment TypeBat SidePAShifts/Shades%No Shift/ShadeShift/Shade
2021 Shifts L 212 73 34.4 .306 .242
2022 Shifts L 442 243 55.0 .364 .287
2023 Shades L 93 24 25.8 .220 .191
2024 Shades L 146 40 27.4 .261 .322
! 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 179 16.5 34.1% 0.6% 116 22.3 0.0% 19.8%
2022 331 16.9 30.8% 2.1% 203 22.2 2.5% 6.4%
2023 72 15.0 48.6% 0.0% 48 16.7 27.1% 0.0%
2024 121 15.4 45.5% 0.0% 54 18.5 9.3% 0.0%
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