Nick Gordon
CF | Bats/Throws: L/R | 6' 0" 160LBS | Age: 27
Draft: 2014 | Rd: 1, #5, Minnesota Twins | Olympia (FL) HS
PA AB R H HR SB AVG OBP SLG OPS
2021 216 200 19 48 4 10 .240 .292 .355 .647
2022 443 405 45 110 9 6 .272 .316 .427 .743
2023 93 91 13 16 2 0 .176 .185 .319 .504
3 Seasons 752 696 77 174 15 16 .250 .293 .392 .685
AVG HR SB OPS
2021 .240 4 10 .647
2022 .272 9 6 .743
2023 .176 2 0 .504
3 Seasons .250 15 16 .685
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Hits Spray Chart

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 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 .247 .428 .212 .292 .328 37.0 11.8 1.1
Player 2640 536 43 8.0 5.7 90.6 110.7 11.2 36.0 .261 .446 .297 .323 .396 44.4 22.7 4.3
MLB 6.9 4.7 88.4 122.4 12.2 33.1 .245 .406 .316 .315 .369 36.3 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
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
Player 45.1 26.9 25.2 2.8 39.0 36.0 25.0 2.6 34.0 20.5 26.7 8.2 8.0 5.7
MLB 44.7 23.4 24.9 7.0 37.0 37.6 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 %
2023 4-Seamer -0.3 0 122 39.5 41 .244 .439 .333 19.7 7.3 10.0 .290 .511 .342 31.6
2023 Slider -4.9 -2 49 15.9 15 .077 .308 .193 29.0 26.7 23.5 .186 .497 .313 50.0
2023 Cutter -3.9 -1 35 11.3 9 .111 .111 .100 23.8 22.2 33.3 .240 .306 .238 42.9
2023 Curveball -6.6 -2 31 10.0 11 .000 .000 .000 22.2 18.2 14.3 .152 .188 .148 22.2
2023 Sinker -4.6 -1 31 10.0 9 .222 .222 .200 5.6 0.0 0.0 .246 .304 .238 44.4
2023 Changeup -1.1 0 22 7.1 4 .250 .500 .313 22.2 0.0 0.0 .282 .520 .342 50.0
2023 Splitter -3.7 0 11 3.6 2 .000 .000 .000 16.7 0.0 0.0 .010 .013 .009 0.0
2023 Sweeper -2.0 0 5 1.6 -- -- -- 100.0 -- -- -- -- -- --
2022 4-Seamer 0.0 0 646 41.7 168 .305 .483 .364 26.4 24.4 22.8 .262 .482 .347 48.7
2022 Slider 2.2 5 217 14.0 69 .238 .349 .309 29.5 27.5 26.4 .263 .415 .324 47.8
2022 Changeup 0.9 2 199 12.8 60 .250 .417 .299 25.5 18.3 18.0 .245 .419 .286 32.7
2022 Sinker -0.6 -1 168 10.8 48 .214 .262 .281 21.3 16.7 19.0 .210 .340 .285 37.1
2022 Curveball 0.3 1 163 10.5 56 .283 .453 .337 41.6 32.1 31.0 .278 .513 .357 50.0
2022 Cutter 1.0 1 97 6.3 28 .292 .542 .365 27.4 21.4 28.6 .302 .628 .403 50.0
2022 Sweeper 2.3 1 30 1.9 5 .250 .250 .320 25.0 20.0 11.1 .205 .632 .417 33.3
2022 Splitter 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-Seamer -1.7 -5 297 38.0 81 .200 .286 .269 25.4 23.5 24.7 .290 .482 .369 51.9
2021 Slider -0.7 -1 121 15.5 35 .257 .400 .283 33.8 31.4 26.2 .261 .465 .305 41.7
2021 Sinker 1.2 1 110 14.1 31 .321 .357 .369 32.2 29.0 31.0 .227 .276 .265 36.8
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 Splitter 6.5 1 15 1.9 4 .250 .250 .225 33.3 25.0 25.0 .306 .439 .316 66.7
2021 Slurve -0.7 0 6 0.8 1 .000 .000 .900 0.0 0.0 0.0 .383 .434 .356 100.0
2021 Sweeper -0.8 0 4 0.5 -- -- -- 0.0 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
! 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
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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
Player 2,640 50.9 78.2 80.6 38.7 56.2 41.7 41.5 58.8 27.2 7.2 86.2
MLB 48.6 67.0 82.0 28.5 58.0 42.6 29.6 47.1 24.8 7.3 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 61 71 74
2022 69 72 86 80 39 57 61 80 70 74 34 7 28 6 61 32 55
2023 17 49 56
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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
Player 23.7 15 19.4 -4 12 21 4 26.7

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 3 2 2 2 1 2 1 2 3 1 2 2 3 2 2 2 1 3 3 3 3 2 2 2 3 3 2
Player 15 19 13 20 22 20 21 18 9 14 13 19 23 15 19 25 19 19 19 21 19 24 28 27 16 16 21 22 24 20 16
! 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 +/-  
Exit Velocity 91.2 90.6 -0.6 89.1 -1.5
Launch Angle 9.4 12.5 3.1 9.2 -3.3
Barrel % 6.8 9.4 2.6 4.9 -4.5
Hard Hit % 47.9 44.7 -3.2 37.0 -7.7
Sweet Spot % 35.6 36.6 1.0 34.6 -2.0
xBA .266 .261 -0.005 .247 -0.014
BA .240 .272 0.032 .176 -0.096
xwOBA .318 .333 0.015 .292 -0.041
wOBA .283 .321 0.038 .212 -0.109
xSLG .418 .464 0.046 .428 -0.036
SLG .355 .427 0.072 .319 -0.108
K% 25.5 23.7 -1.8 11.8 -11.9
BB% 5.6 4.3 -1.3 1.1 -3.2
Swing % 57.7 59.4 1.7 58.9 -0.5
Whiff% 28.4 27.8 -0.6 20.9 -6.9
In Zone % 49.9 51.2 1.3 52.1 0.9
Out of Zone % 50.1 48.8 -1.3 47.9 -0.9
Out of Zone Swing % 37.6 39.2 1.6 39.2 0.0
First Pitch Swing % 38.4 43.0 4.6 41.9 -1.1
First Pitch Strike % 62.0 66.3 4.3 65.6 -0.7
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Statcast Fielder Positioning

wOBA
SeasonAlignment TypeBat SidePAShifts/Shades%No Shift/ShadeShift/Shade
2021 Shifts L 204 69 33.8 .297 .230
2022 Shifts L 442 243 55.0 .364 .287
2023 Shades L 93 24 25.8 .220 .191
! 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%
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