Nico Hoerner
2B | B/T: R/R | 6' 1" 200LBS | Age: 26

Draft: 2018 | Rd: 1, #24, Chicago Cubs | Stanford

Stats

PA AB R H HR RBI SB AVG OBP SLG OPS
2023 239 219 32 63 4 26 14 .288 .343 .393 .736
5 Seasons 1134 1035 137 289 17 127 42 .279 .335 .386 .721
AVG HR RBI SB OPS
2023 .288 4 26 14 .736
5 Seasons .279 17 127 42 .721

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%
2019 22 298 68 1 1.5 1.2 85.6 103.4 3.9 36.8 .309 .401 .305 .315 .355 23.5 13.4 3.7
2020 23 523 86 1 1.2 0.8 87.5 106.7 0.8 27.9 .243 .315 .265 .297 .309 37.2 19.0 9.5
2021 24 650 125 2 1.6 1.2 87.0 107.8 7.7 31.2 .279 .358 .330 .320 .333 34.4 14.7 10.0
2022 25 1831 426 11 2.6 2.1 87.2 109.7 10.6 32.4 .270 .367 .320 .301 .314 33.5 11.0 5.4
2023 26 913 191 5 2.6 2.1 86.9 109.2 8.7 35.6 .297 .388 .325 .330 .334 35.1 10.3 7.3
Player 4215 896 20 2.2 1.8 87.0 109.7 8.3 32.8 .277 .367 .315 .311 .324 33.6 12.5 6.8
MLB 6.8 4.7 88.4 122.4 12.1 33.0 .245 .405 .316 .315 .368 36.0 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
2019 52.9 17.6 26.5 2.9 39.7 39.7 20.6 1.5 45.6 16.2 30.9 4.4 1.5 1.2
2020 57.0 16.3 20.9 5.8 29.1 46.5 24.4 5.8 40.7 17.4 27.9 5.8 1.2 0.8
2021 50.4 17.6 26.4 5.6 29.6 36.8 33.6 5.6 39.2 20.0 28.8 4.8 1.6 1.2
2022 46.5 24.2 23.5 5.9 33.6 35.2 31.2 4.0 35.9 24.2 26.3 4.7 2.6 2.1
2023 48.7 17.8 27.7 5.8 31.4 40.8 27.7 4.2 41.4 23.6 24.6 3.7 2.6 2.1
Player 49.0 20.6 24.8 5.6 32.6 38.1 29.4 4.2 38.7 22.2 26.8 4.6 2.2 1.8
MLB 44.8 23.2 24.9 7.1 36.8 37.6 25.4 3.9 33.0 24.6 24.4 5.8 6.8 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 -0.4 -1 275 30.1 81 .307 .440 .362 6.4 4.9 5.1 .332 .445 .363 42.3
2023 Sinker 0.8 1 173 18.9 42 .243 .405 .349 4.3 7.1 7.5 .276 .381 .334 41.2
2023 Slider -0.6 -1 155 17.0 35 .242 .333 .303 16.7 22.9 15.7 .244 .318 .274 24.0
2023 Curveball 0.5 0 87 9.5 14 .308 .308 .307 20.7 28.6 11.4 .302 .355 .317 33.3
2023 Changeup 4.4 4 82 9.0 27 .346 .500 .380 17.0 11.1 9.7 .277 .363 .294 17.4
2023 Cutter 0.8 1 74 8.1 18 .286 .286 .317 8.8 5.6 5.3 .319 .407 .367 42.9
2023 Sweeper -2.7 -1 36 3.9 9 .125 .125 .178 13.3 0.0 0.0 .247 .275 .283 0.0
2023 Splitter -0.7 0 15 1.6 5 .200 .200 .180 30.0 20.0 14.3 .209 .238 .197 50.0
2023 Slurve 6.7 1 9 1.0 2 1.000 1.000 .900 0.0 0.0 0.0 .772 .911 .733 100.0
2023 Forkball 2.6 0 5 0.5 -- -- -- 0.0 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
2022 4-Seamer -1.4 -6 463 25.3 133 .254 .349 .285 8.1 12.0 12.5 .258 .405 .302 44.1
2022 Slider 4.4 17 388 21.2 114 .345 .582 .434 25.7 13.2 12.6 .321 .429 .340 37.2
2022 Sinker 1.1 4 324 17.7 106 .347 .421 .378 3.4 6.6 11.3 .331 .406 .356 33.0
2022 Changeup 0.1 0 223 12.2 63 .262 .410 .306 17.9 11.1 10.8 .215 .276 .231 22.2
2022 Curveball -0.2 0 199 10.9 40 .216 .378 .294 21.3 20.0 15.1 .177 .250 .226 20.7
2022 Cutter -6.0 -7 121 6.6 32 .167 .167 .184 12.7 6.3 8.7 .200 .238 .226 21.4
2022 Sweeper 0.1 0 56 3.1 10 .125 .375 .300 16.7 0.0 0.0 .152 .226 .270 12.5
2022 Splitter -5.3 -1 23 1.3 6 .000 .000 .000 20.0 16.7 14.3 .152 .172 .139 0.0
2022 Slurve -5.5 0 6 0.3 1 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 .140 .145 .126 0.0
2021 4-Seamer 4.5 9 209 32.2 59 .431 .569 .484 15.7 16.9 14.5 .324 .454 .399 56.1
2021 Slider -1.4 -2 143 22.0 30 .154 .192 .262 30.6 23.3 18.4 .198 .218 .236 20.0
2021 Sinker 4.0 3 81 12.5 24 .476 .524 .477 6.7 0.0 0.0 .384 .454 .410 38.1
2021 Curveball -0.1 0 78 12.0 23 .273 .273 .304 12.9 13.0 16.7 .295 .369 .308 21.1
2021 Changeup -1.9 -1 70 10.8 13 .000 .000 .069 29.4 15.4 8.0 .181 .216 .172 9.1
2021 Cutter -2.7 -2 62 9.5 16 .071 .071 .144 16.7 18.8 16.7 .148 .172 .209 18.2
2021 Sweeper 0.8 0 3 0.5 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2021 Splitter 12.5 0 1 0.2 1 1.000 1.000 .900 0.0 0.0 -- .251 .311 .236 0.0
2020 4-Seamer -1.1 -2 175 33.5 42 .152 .182 .294 8.0 9.5 8.5 .255 .385 .368 41.4
2020 Slider -0.1 0 103 19.7 22 .368 .368 .382 31.6 27.3 18.2 .218 .236 .269 23.1
2020 Sinker -1.5 -1 92 17.6 26 .238 .333 .281 10.0 11.5 11.1 .303 .374 .327 45.0
2020 Curveball 0.0 0 54 10.3 12 .167 .167 .150 39.1 41.7 22.7 .165 .187 .161 14.3
2020 Changeup -5.4 -2 45 8.6 11 .000 .000 .000 31.8 27.3 17.6 .168 .252 .178 50.0
2020 Cutter 4.5 2 42 8.0 9 .500 .500 .578 0.0 0.0 0.0 .347 .381 .368 37.5
2020 Sweeper 15.9 1 9 1.7 3 .333 .667 .417 40.0 66.7 66.7 .267 .325 .257 0.0
2020 Splitter -5.0 0 3 0.6 1 .000 .000 .000 100.0 100.0 50.0 -- -- .000 --
2019 4-Seamer 1.2 1 108 36.2 23 .286 .619 .407 4.9 8.7 5.9 .420 .555 .441 31.6
2019 Slider -0.8 -1 74 24.8 25 .292 .375 .280 34.7 24.0 21.4 .314 .375 .297 10.5
2019 Sinker 0.4 0 56 18.8 19 .316 .316 .284 8.8 10.5 15.4 .247 .320 .248 41.2
2019 Curveball 7.9 2 31 10.4 8 .250 .625 .363 30.8 12.5 11.1 .218 .380 .248 14.3
2019 Changeup 0.0 0 11 3.7 3 .333 .333 .300 16.7 0.0 0.0 .166 .185 .150 0.0
2019 Cutter -5.0 0 10 3.4 1 .000 .000 .000 40.0 0.0 0.0 .127 .133 .118 0.0
2019 Sweeper -5.1 0 8 2.7 2 .000 .000 .000 33.3 0.0 -- .359 .413 .335 0.0
! Note: Years are in reverse order.
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Swing/Take

Runs
Year Team PA Pitches Heart Shadow Chase Waste All
2019 81 298 0 3 0 -1 3
2020 126 523 -2 -3 -1 3 -3
2021 167 650 -3 3 5 3 8
2022 506 1,807 3 -14 10 6 5
2023 234 913 -2 -4 5 3 3
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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 %
2019 298 49.3 68.7 92.1 46.4 67.1 47.7 29.3 57.4 18.1 7.0 85.7
2020 523 47.0 58.1 90.9 32.5 63.3 42.3 27.0 44.6 18.0 6.7 74.3
2021 650 45.4 69.5 87.3 30.4 67.6 42.9 32.0 48.2 18.5 6.0 92.3
2022 1,831 49.1 65.1 92.6 33.8 72.0 42.7 27.7 49.2 14.2 7.5 68.9
2023 913 53.3 58.9 94.4 31.0 76.5 42.1 21.8 45.9 10.7 7.8 63.4
Player 4,215 49.2 63.7 91.9 33.4 70.6 42.9 27.2 48.3 14.9 7.2 72.4
MLB 48.5 66.9 82.0 28.4 58.2 42.6 29.5 47.1 24.7 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
2019 31 89
2020 20 38 5 3 54 1 4 28 37 39 68 56 87 23 93 99 38
2021 51 90 97 52
2022 31 84 30 10 49 9 6 16 59 15 98 14 97 18 92 98 51
2023 55 94 33 8 80 14 7 16 51 25 98 34 100 28 83 87 15
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Expected Home Runs

Year Team Avg HR Trot Actual HR xHR HR-xHR Doubters Mostly Gone No Doubters No Doubter %
2019 20.7 3 2.6 0 0 1 2 66.7
2020 -- 0 0.1 0 1 0 0 --
2021 -- 0 0.5 -1 2 1 0 --
2022 21.3 10 10.6 -1 3 12 2 20.0
2023 20.4 4 3.0 1 2 5 0 0.0
Player 21.0 17 16.7 0 8 19 4 23.5

Expected Home Runs by Park

Year HR
2019 3 3 3 2 3 3 3 2 2 2 2 2 3 3 2 3 3 2 2 2 2 3 3 3 3 3 2 3 3 3 2
2020 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2021 0 1 2 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 1
2022 10 3 11 7 13 13 14 6 11 8 11 15 8 8 13 12 7 8 12 13 9 11 14 12 5 7 14 15 12 13 12
2023 4 2 2 2 4 2 4 0 3 1 2 6 3 3 4 3 2 1 4 5 3 4 5 4 1 2 4 4 3 4 3
Player 17 9 18 13 21 18 22 8 16 11 15 25 14 14 19 19 12 11 19 21 14 19 24 19 9 12 21 23 18 20 18
! 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 2019 2020 +/-   2021 +/-   2022 +/-   2023 +/-  
Exit Velocity 85.6 87.5 1.9 87.0 -0.5 87.2 0.2 86.9 -0.3
Launch Angle 3.9 0.8 -3.1 7.7 6.9 10.6 2.9 8.7 -1.9
Barrel % 1.5 1.2 -0.3 1.6 0.4 2.6 1.0 2.6 0.0
Hard Hit % 23.5 37.2 13.7 34.4 -2.8 33.5 -0.9 35.1 1.6
Sweet Spot % 36.8 27.9 -8.9 31.2 3.3 32.4 1.2 35.6 3.2
xBA .309 .243 -0.066 .279 0.036 .270 -0.009 .297 0.027
BA .282 .222 -0.060 .302 0.080 .281 -0.021 .285 0.004
xwOBA .315 .297 -0.018 .320 0.023 .301 -0.019 .330 0.029
wOBA .305 .265 -0.040 .330 0.065 .320 -0.010 .325 0.005
xSLG .401 .315 -0.086 .358 0.043 .367 0.009 .388 0.021
SLG .436 .259 -0.177 .369 0.110 .410 0.041 .393 -0.017
K% 13.4 19.0 5.6 14.7 -4.3 11.0 -3.7 10.3 -0.7
BB% 3.7 9.5 5.8 10.0 0.5 5.4 -4.6 7.3 1.9
Swing % 57.4 44.6 -12.8 48.2 3.6 49.2 1.0 45.9 -3.3
Whiff% 18.1 18.0 -0.1 18.5 0.5 14.2 -4.3 10.7 -3.5
In Zone % 49.3 47.0 -2.3 45.4 -1.6 49.1 3.7 53.3 4.2
Out of Zone % 50.7 53.0 2.3 54.6 1.6 50.9 -3.7 46.7 -4.2
Out of Zone Swing % 46.4 32.5 -13.9 30.4 -2.1 33.8 3.4 31.0 -2.8
First Pitch Swing % 29.3 27.0 -2.3 32.0 5.0 27.7 -4.3 21.8 -5.9
First Pitch Strike % 58.5 54.8 -3.7 59.8 5.0 64.7 4.9 64.5 -0.2
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Statcast Shift Statistics

SeasonBat SidePAShifts%wOBA - No ShiftwOBA - Shift
2019 R 81 0 0.0 .305
2020 R 126 0 0.0 .265
2021 R 167 0 0.0 .330
2022 R 506 9 1.8 .312 .707
2023 R 234 0 0.0 .325

Pitch Tempo

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