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Nolan Arenado
Popularity: ↑ 23%
3B | B/T: R/R | 6' 2" 215LBS | Age: 29

Draft: 2009 | Rd: 2, #59, Colorado Rockies | El Toro HS
Poor Avg Great

Stats

PA AB R H HR RBI SB AVG OBP SLG OPS
2020 201 182 23 46 8 26 0 .253 .303 .434 .738
8 Seasons 4558 4118 649 1206 235 760 16 .293 .349 .541 .890
AVG HR RBI SB OPS
2020 .253 8 26 0 .738
8 Seasons .293 235 760 16 .890

Statcast Batting Statistics

Season Pitches Batted Balls Barrels Barrel % Exit Velocity Launch Angle Sweet Spot % XBA XSLG WOBA XWOBA XWOBACON HardHit% K% BB%
2015 2322 517 43 8.3 90.6 16.3 33.7 .253 .463 .371 .322 .373 42.4 16.5 5.1
2016 2743 523 47 9 89.5 18.9 32.7 .257 .468 .388 .342 .366 40.2 14.8 9.8
2017 2627 507 43 8.5 88.8 17.6 37.5 .278 .518 .395 .363 .402 37.9 15.6 9.1
2018 2592 475 34 7.2 89.8 15.3 35.6 .264 .466 .393 .351 .391 40.5 18.1 10.8
2019 2391 503 40 8 89.4 17.7 34.6 .270 .478 .392 .342 .367 37.6 14 9.4
2020 684 166 9 5.4 87.8 19.1 27.1 .234 .388 .308 .286 .291 33.7 10 7.5
13359 2691 216 8 89.5 17.3 34.3 .263 .474 .383 .341 .374 39.3 15.5 8.8
6.4 88.3 11.9 32.8 .243 .402 .318 .312 .362 35.1 21.8 8.3




Fastball: 4 Seam, 2 Seam, Cutter, Sinker. Offspeed: Split, Change, Fork, Screw. Breaking: Slider, Curve, Knuckle, Other
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Pitch Tracking

Year Pitch Type # % PA AB H 1B 2B 3B HR SO BBE BA XBA SLG XSLG WOBA XWOBA EV LA Whiff% PutAway%
2020 Fastballs 396 58.0 121 112 30 17 6 0 7 9 106 .268 .237 .509 .410 .335 .289 88.6 23 12.1 11.7
2020 Breaking 212 31.0 56 51 11 8 2 0 1 10 42 .216 .177 .314 .235 .256 .213 84.4 13 26.7 16.9
2020 Offspeed 75 11.0 21 19 5 4 1 0 0 1 18 .263 .371 .316 .676 .294 .466 90.6 11 27.5 5.3
2019 Fastballs 1436 60.1 372 328 111 61 23 1 26 35 300 .338 .292 .652 .537 .427 .375 91.7 21 15.5 9.7
2019 Breaking 719 30.1 206 191 54 35 8 1 10 45 147 .283 .222 .492 .363 .344 .276 86.3 15 28.3 19.7
2019 Offspeed 236 9.9 73 69 20 15 0 0 5 13 56 .290 .297 .507 .520 .349 .359 85.5 7 31.1 16.0
! Note: Years are in reverse order.
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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 %
2020 Splitter 13.7 1 7 1 2 1 1 .9 33.3 0 0 .66 .762 .621 100
2020 Curveball -0.3 0 58 8.5 15 .267 .333 .263 23.1 13.3 11.1 .138 .171 .134 15.4
2020 Cutter -2.5 -1 56 8.2 18 .167 .444 .25 23.3 11.1 16.7 .216 .412 .263 37.5
2020 Changeup -3.7 -3 68 9.9 19 .176 .235 .234 27 5.3 6.3 .337 .665 .45 31.3
2020 Sinker -3.2 -2 77 11.3 22 .222 .389 .277 11.8 13.6 23.1 .179 .279 .23 41.2
2020 Slider -0.8 -1 155 22.7 41 .194 .306 .257 28.1 19.5 19.5 .193 .261 .241 31
2020 4-Seamer -0.7 -2 263 38.5 81 .303 .553 .386 9.6 4.9 7.7 .256 .44 .311 34.2
2019 Splitter 1.3 0 27 1.1 6 .5 .5 .45 37.5 33.3 20 .239 .258 .215 0
2019 Cutter 3.2 7 208 8.7 51 .348 .674 .462 20.4 15.7 16 .321 .587 .406 51.3
2019 Curveball 5.5 11 204 8.5 62 .328 .69 .473 19.3 17.7 15.7 .258 .479 .332 34
2019 Changeup 1.9 4 209 8.7 67 .27 .508 .366 30.3 16.4 15.5 .302 .545 .373 40.4
2019 Sinker 5.6 19 343 14.3 109 .4 .811 .528 10.5 5.5 7.1 .373 .672 .459 52.7
2019 Slider 0.4 2 514 21.5 144 .263 .406 .327 32.4 23.6 21.4 .206 .313 .253 22
2019 4-Seamer 0.9 8 885 37 212 .305 .567 .4 16.5 9.9 9.3 .244 .456 .325 36.5
2018 Splitter 2.2 1 29 1.1 5 .25 .25 .46 60 40 25 .07 .071 .334 50
2018 Cutter -0.6 -1 173 6.7 46 .214 .31 .288 20.3 17.4 17.8 .254 .415 .322 32.4
2018 Curveball 2.9 7 228 8.8 62 .362 .776 .505 27.4 22.6 19.4 .33 .579 .408 36.4
2018 Changeup 4.4 10 225 8.7 66 .424 .593 .459 32.1 18.2 16.2 .325 .445 .364 39.6
2018 Sinker 2.7 13 477 18.4 133 .354 .681 .478 8.1 7.5 9.7 .304 .623 .434 51
2018 Slider -0.2 -1 551 21.3 154 .215 .375 .281 35.7 27.3 23.9 .201 .3 .251 29.1
2018 4-Seamer 1.1 10 904 34.9 195 .28 .607 .404 22.3 16.9 13.9 .258 .497 .364 44.6
2018 N/A 1 0
2017 Splitter 5.6 1 19 0.7 3 .667 1.333 .833 25 0 0 .314 .486 .344 0
2017 Cutter 0.9 2 179 6.8 44 .316 .447 .382 37.6 29.5 27.1 .252 .399 .334 28
2017 Changeup 3.2 7 212 8.1 55 .36 .68 .45 27.9 16.4 15.5 .331 .594 .406 38.1
2017 Curveball 0.4 1 281 10.7 77 .243 .329 .281 34.5 24.7 21.1 .23 .319 .271 30.8
2017 Sinker 2.3 10 436 16.6 114 .365 .635 .45 11.2 6.1 7.9 .313 .504 .369 43.4
2017 Slider 0.5 3 563 21.4 130 .229 .449 .318 32.5 20 16.3 .237 .481 .33 33.3
2017 4-Seamer 3.1 29 931 35.4 246 .329 .712 .462 16.9 13 12.9 .292 .614 .405 41.1
2017 N/A 1 0 0
! Note: Years are in reverse order.
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Swing/Take

Runs
Year Team PA Pitches Heart Shadow Chase Waste All
2016 677 2673 14 -1 21 13 48
2017 675 2646 16 4 16 15 52
2018 680 2652 23 -10 8 13 34
2019 651 2390 19 2 20 10 51
2020 198 683 -3 -11 3 3 -9
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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 %
2015 2322 46.5 73 88.5 36.1 60.5 40 30.4 53.1 21.1 6.8 75
2016 2743 46.2 67 87.2 32 70.4 42.1 22.8 48.1 18.9 6.7 70.7
2017 2627 46.8 71.1 84.4 28.1 59.7 40.4 25.3 48.2 23.3 7.6 75.5
2018 2592 46.5 72.5 81.2 30.2 63.2 40.2 28.2 49.8 24.6 6.3 80.5
2019 2391 43.5 73.1 88 34.8 64.7 38.1 35.5 51.4 20.9 6.9 78.2
2020 684 46.3 66.2 90.5 32.4 67.2 43.1 28.9 48.1 17.9 6.3 72.1
13359 45.9 70.9 86 32.1 64.1 40.4 28.4 49.9 21.6 6.8 75.7
48.4 66.6 82.2 28.4 59 42.6 29 46.9 24.3 7.2 75.7

Batted Ball Profile

Season GB % FB % LD % PU % Pull % Straight % Oppo % Weak % Topped % Under % Flare/Burner % Solid % Barrel %
2015 34.8 23.4 31.7 10.1 43.3 35.4 21.3 1.9 25.9 29 21.7 7.9 8.3
2016 35.6 25.8 27.9 10.7 41.7 37.3 20.8 1.7 27.2 33.3 22 5.5 9
2017 34.9 28 28 9.1 33.1 38.5 28.2 2.8 25.8 30.8 23.5 8.5 8.5
2018 40.4 24.4 26.5 8.6 35.4 41.1 23.4 1.5 30.9 26.7 25.1 8.4 7.2
2019 36.8 26.2 25.2 11.7 39.2 38.4 22.5 1 30 30.8 23.5 6.8 8
2020 36.7 23.5 23.5 16.3 39.8 36.1 24.1 3 27.1 41 19.3 4.2 5.4
36.5 25.5 27.6 10.4 38.7 37.9 23.3 1.9 27.9 30.8 22.9 7.2 8
45.3 21.9 25.7 7.1 36.6 37.9 25.5 3.5 33.5 24.3 24.5 5.6 6.4

Percentile Rankings

Year xwOBA xBA xSLG xISO xOBP Brl Brl% EV HardHit% K% BB% Whiff% Speed OAA
2015 61 59 83 85 31 94 76 83 80 64 20 52 34
2016 74 56 78 78 62 90 75 57 66 79 74 70 38
2017 84 83 89 87 72 90 67 69 62 75 58 49 25 95
2018 79 71 79 73 77 72 52 68 67 67 79 46 26 95
2019 65 74 71 66 70 79 51 55 40 88 60 73 29 100
2020 12 30 33 39 14 41 30 32 26 99 32 88 10 97
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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 22.4 41 45.6 -5 14 22 30 73.2
2020 22.6 8 10 -2 8 5 6 75

Expected Home Runs by Park

Year HR
2019 41 46 49 47 51 42 45 50 42 48 47 47 37 41 45 52 36 48 44 51 32 44 42 47 47 52 46 46 50 41 53
2020 8 11 12 9 11 8 11 10 11 12 11 8 7 9 10 11 8 9 11 11 8 9 9 10 9 11 9 10 14 10 11
! Note: This tells how many of this player's home runs would have been out of other stadiums. This accounts for different wall heights and distances, but does not attempt to adjust for 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 +/-  
Exit Velocity 90.6 89.5 -1.1 88.8 -0.7 89.8 1 89.4 -0.4 87.8 -1.6
Launch Angle 16.3 18.9 2.6 17.6 -1.3 15.3 -2.3 17.7 2.4 19.1 1.4
Barrel % 8.3 9 0.7 8.5 -0.5 7.2 -1.3 8 0.8 5.4 -2.6
Hard Hit % 42.4 40.2 -2.2 37.9 -2.3 40.5 2.6 37.6 -2.9 33.7 -3.9
Sweet Spot % 33.7 32.7 -1 37.5 4.8 35.6 -1.9 34.6 -1 27.1 -7.5
xBA .253 .257 0.004 .278 0.021 .264 -0.014 .27 0.006 .234 -0.036
BA .287 .294 0.007 .309 0.015 .297 -0.012 .315 0.018 .253 -0.062
xwOBA .322 .342 0.02 .363 0.021 .351 -0.012 .342 -0.009 .286 -0.056
wOBA .371 .388 0.017 .395 0.007 .393 -0.002 .392 -0.001 .308 -0.084
xSLG .463 .468 0.005 .518 0.05 .466 -0.052 .478 0.012 .388 -0.09
SLG .575 .57 -0.005 .586 0.016 .561 -0.025 .583 0.022 .434 -0.149
K% 16.5 14.8 -1.7 15.6 0.8 18.1 2.5 14 -4.1 10 -4
BB% 5.1 9.8 4.7 9.1 -0.7 10.8 1.7 9.4 -1.4 7.5 -1.9
Swing % 53.1 48.1 -5 48.2 0.1 49.8 1.6 51.4 1.6 48.1 -3.3
Whiff% 21.1 18.9 -2.2 23.3 4.4 24.6 1.3 20.9 -3.7 17.9 -3
In Zone Swing % 46.5 46.2 -0.3 46.8 0.6 46.5 -0.3 43.5 -3 46.3 2.8
Out of Zone Swing % 53.5 53.8 0.3 53.2 -0.6 53.5 0.3 56.5 3 53.7 -2.8
First Pitch Swing % 30.4 22.8 -7.6 25.3 2.5 28.2 2.9 35.5 7.3 28.9 -6.6
First Pitch Strike % 60.3 60.2 -0.1 57.3 -2.9 58.4 1.1 62.1 3.7 59.2 -2.9
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Statcast Shift Statistics

SeasonBat SidePAShifts%wOBA - No ShiftwOBA - Shift
2016 R 676 136 20.1 .397 .349
2017 R 670 33 4.9 .392 .460
2018 R 663 72 10.9 .390 .417
2019 R 651 76 11.7 .383 .456
2020 R 198 37 18.7 .317 .269

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