Nico Hoerner
SS | B/T: R/R | 6' 1" 200LBS | Age: 25

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

Stats

PA AB R H HR RBI SB AVG OBP SLG OPS
2022 517 481 60 135 10 55 20 .281 .327 .410 .737
4 Seasons 895 816 105 226 13 101 28 .277 .333 .385 .718
AVG HR RBI SB OPS
2022 .281 10 55 20 .737
4 Seasons .277 13 101 28 .718

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
Player 3302 705 15 2.1 1.7 87.0 109.7 8.2 32.1 .272 .362 .313 .306 .321 33.1 13.1 6.7
MLB 6.7 4.6 88.4 122.4 12.1 33.0 .245 .405 .316 .315 .368 35.8 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
Player 49.1 21.4 24.0 5.5 32.9 37.3 29.8 4.3 38.0 21.8 27.4 4.8 2.1 1.7
MLB 44.9 23.1 25.0 7.1 36.8 37.7 25.4 3.8 33.0 24.6 24.4 5.7 6.7 4.6
! 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 %
2022 4-Seamer -1.4 -6 458 25.0 132 .248 .344 .280 8.2 12.1 12.6 .258 .407 .303 43.6
2022 Slider 4.1 17 416 22.7 121 .336 .578 .428 24.9 12.4 11.5 .312 .419 .334 37.0
2022 Sinker 1.0 3 330 18.0 107 .354 .427 .383 4.0 6.5 11.1 .330 .404 .355 33.7
2022 Changeup 0.1 0 225 12.3 64 .258 .403 .302 18.5 10.9 10.6 .214 .274 .230 21.8
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 -5.8 -7 119 6.5 31 .172 .172 .190 11.5 6.5 8.7 .202 .241 .229 18.5
2022 Sweeper -0.1 0 29 1.6 4 .000 .000 .175 18.2 0.0 0.0 .166 .185 .290 0.0
2022 Splitter -5.1 -1 21 1.1 5 .000 .000 .000 15.4 20.0 16.7 .149 .169 .137 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 4.6 10 207 31.8 58 .440 .580 .492 15.8 17.2 14.5 .323 .436 .394 55.0
2021 Slider -1.2 -2 145 22.3 31 .154 .192 .276 30.6 22.6 18.4 .198 .218 .251 20.0
2021 Sinker 3.6 3 83 12.8 25 .455 .500 .458 6.5 0.0 0.0 .384 .495 .421 40.9
2021 Curveball -0.4 0 77 11.8 22 .273 .273 .286 12.9 13.6 16.7 .295 .369 .291 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 -1.4 0 2 0.3 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
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 -1.0 -2 169 32.3 41 .156 .188 .301 8.3 9.8 8.7 .262 .395 .376 42.9
2020 Slider 1.4 2 109 20.8 24 .381 .429 .402 32.5 29.2 20.6 .235 .260 .279 21.4
2020 Sinker -1.6 -2 98 18.7 27 .227 .318 .270 9.3 11.1 10.7 .290 .360 .317 42.9
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 4.7 2 40 7.6 9 .500 .500 .578 0.0 0.0 0.0 .347 .381 .368 37.5
2020 Sweeper -2.7 0 5 1.0 1 .000 .000 .000 33.3 100.0 50.0 -- -- .000 --
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 -1.2 -1 81 27.2 27 .269 .346 .259 34.6 22.2 21.4 .318 .378 .300 9.5
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 7.7 2 32 10.7 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
! 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
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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
Player 3,302 48.1 65.2 91.2 34.0 69.3 43.1 28.6 49.0 16.0 7.0 75.2
MLB 48.5 66.9 82.0 28.4 58.3 42.6 29.5 47.1 24.7 7.2 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 53 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
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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 0.4 0 1 1 0 --
2022 21.3 10 10.9 -1 5 12 2 20.0
Player 21.2 13 14.0 -1 7 14 4 30.8

Expected Home Runs by Park

Year HR
2019 3 3 2 3 2 3 3 3 3 3 2 2 2 2 2 3 2 3 2 3 3 3 2 2 2 2 3 3 3 3 3
2020 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
2021 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 1
2022 10 8 18 8 12 12 14 3 14 14 8 6 7 11 12 14 14 12 12 14 15 7 7 12 9 14 12 8 11 5 15
Player 13 11 22 11 14 15 17 7 18 18 12 8 9 13 14 18 17 15 15 17 19 10 9 15 11 17 15 11 15 8 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 2015 2016 +/-   2017 +/-   2018 +/-   2019 +/-   2020 +/-   2021 +/-   2022 +/-  
Exit Velocity 85.6 87.5 1.9 87 -0.5 87.2 0.2
Launch Angle 3.9 .8 -3.1 7.7 6.9 10.6 2.9
Barrel % 1.5 1.2 -0.3 1.6 0.4 2.6 1
Hard Hit % 23.5 37.2 13.7 34.4 -2.8 33.5 -0.9
Sweet Spot % 36.8 27.9 -8.9 31.2 3.3 32.4 1.2
xBA .309 .243 -0.066 .279 0.036 .27 -0.009
BA .282 .222 -0.06 .302 0.08 .281 -0.021
xwOBA .315 .297 -0.018 .32 0.023 .301 -0.019
wOBA .305 .265 -0.04 .33 0.065 .32 -0.01
xSLG .401 .315 -0.086 .358 0.043 .367 0.009
SLG .436 .259 -0.177 .369 0.11 .41 0.041
K% 13.4 19 5.6 14.7 -4.3 11 -3.7
BB% 3.7 9.5 5.8 10 0.5 5.4 -4.6
Swing % 57.4 44.6 -12.8 48.2 3.6 49.2 1
Whiff% 18.1 18 -0.1 18.5 0.5 14.2 -4.3
In Zone % 49.3 47 -2.3 45.4 -1.6 49.1 3.7
Out of Zone % 50.7 53 2.3 54.6 1.6 50.9 -3.7
Out of Zone Swing % 46.4 32.5 -13.9 30.4 -2.1 33.8 3.4
First Pitch Swing % 29.3 27 -2.3 32 5 27.7 -4.3
First Pitch Strike % 58.5 54.8 -3.7 59.8 5 64.7 4.9
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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 505 9 1.8 .313 .707

Pitch Tempo

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