Nolan Gorman
2B | Bats/Throws: L/R | 6' 1" 225LBS | Age: 23
Draft: 2018 | Rd: 1, #19, St. Louis Cardinals | Sandra Day O'Connor HS
PA AB R H HR SB AVG OBP SLG OPS
2022 313 283 44 64 14 1 .226 .300 .420 .720
2023 464 406 59 96 27 7 .236 .328 .478 .806
2 Seasons 777 689 103 160 41 8 .232 .317 .454 .771
AVG HR SB OPS
2022 .226 14 1 .720
2023 .236 27 7 .806
2 Seasons .232 41 8 .771
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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%
2022 22 1317 180 26 14.4 8.3 89.2 110.6 20.0 46.7 .239 .476 .316 .341 .479 43.3 32.9 8.9
2023 23 1889 260 43 16.5 9.3 91.0 112.3 22.2 38.8 .237 .498 .345 .354 .484 48.5 31.9 11.4
Player 3206 440 69 15.7 8.9 90.3 112.3 21.3 42.0 .238 .489 .333 .349 .482 46.4 32.3 10.4
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
2022 27.2 38.3 27.8 6.7 38.9 37.8 23.3 3.3 16.7 29.4 24.4 11.7 14.4 8.3
2023 28.5 38.5 23.8 9.2 43.1 28.8 28.1 2.7 19.6 29.6 23.8 7.3 16.5 9.3
Player 28.0 38.4 25.5 8.2 41.4 32.5 26.1 3.0 18.4 29.5 24.1 9.1 15.7 8.9
MLB 44.6 23.5 24.9 7.0 37.0 37.6 25.3 3.9 32.9 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-Seam Fastball 1.6 10 640 33.9 141 .257 .469 .381 38.3 31.2 24.4 .232 .471 .377 62.9
2023 Slider -1.3 -4 287 15.2 82 .200 .400 .291 39.0 35.4 31.9 .195 .399 .287 48.9
2023 Sinker 3.4 8 229 12.1 58 .353 .804 .524 24.1 25.9 20.8 .384 .869 .541 66.7
2023 Changeup 0.3 1 227 12.0 55 .185 .333 .250 38.6 30.9 23.9 .257 .437 .301 32.4
2023 Cutter 0.3 0 169 8.9 42 .263 .553 .376 27.0 21.4 25.0 .257 .500 .355 37.9
2023 Curveball 0.9 1 163 8.6 35 .250 .563 .370 40.3 42.9 25.4 .186 .516 .322 29.4
2023 Sweeper -3.4 -3 83 4.4 27 .045 .091 .176 35.0 37.0 31.3 .132 .287 .271 33.3
2023 Split-Finger 2.1 2 79 4.2 19 .235 .412 .321 31.8 36.8 20.0 .151 .340 .256 20.0
2023 Slurve 5.8 1 10 0.5 2 .500 2.000 1.000 50.0 50.0 33.3 .442 1.748 .882 100.0
2022 4-Seam Fastball -0.3 -1 481 36.5 111 .158 .347 .281 35.9 33.3 21.0 .196 .451 .334 50.0
2022 Changeup 4.5 8 183 13.9 48 .304 .609 .417 35.4 22.9 18.0 .310 .626 .411 28.6
2022 Slider 2.7 4 161 12.2 37 .371 .771 .492 43.2 45.9 25.4 .254 .563 .366 50.0
2022 Cutter -1.4 -2 152 11.5 31 .207 .379 .277 26.0 35.5 27.5 .264 .476 .342 38.9
2022 Sinker -1.5 -2 142 10.8 39 .273 .303 .324 26.6 23.1 25.7 .329 .517 .419 54.2
2022 Curveball -2.5 -3 127 9.6 32 .161 .161 .163 28.6 37.5 26.7 .142 .214 .171 42.1
2022 Split-Finger -1.1 0 40 3.0 9 .111 .111 .100 50.0 44.4 26.7 .188 .260 .193 20.0
2022 Sweeper 0.5 0 13 1.0 3 .333 1.333 .667 30.0 33.3 20.0 .291 1.039 .556 50.0
2022 Slurve -5.4 -1 12 0.9 2 .000 .000 .000 66.7 50.0 33.3 .160 .199 .144 0.0
! Note: Years are in reverse order.
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Swing/Take

Runs
Year Team PA Pitches Heart Shadow Chase Waste All
2022 314 1,320 11 -16 3 7 4
2023 462 1,888 17 -22 14 7 17
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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 %
2022 1,317 45.6 74.9 74.0 31.1 47.1 42.7 38.3 51.1 34.5 5.9 87.2
2023 1,889 47.1 72.9 72.0 27.7 46.7 42.2 37.5 49.0 35.5 7.2 89.6
Player 3,206 46.5 73.7 72.8 29.1 46.9 42.4 37.8 49.8 35.0 6.6 88.7
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
2022 69 42 1 19
2023 80 25 87 94 56 81 97 77 79 86 6 83 5 54 29 24 22
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Expected Home Runs

Year Team Avg HR Trot Actual HR xHR HR-xHR Doubters Mostly Gone No Doubters No Doubter %
2022 22.4 14 16.8 -3 7 12 8 57.1
2023 22.8 27 26.0 1 5 19 11 40.7
Player 22.7 41 42.8 -2 12 31 19 46.3

Expected Home Runs by Park

Year HR
2022 14 20 13 18 18 17 18 17 12 12 14 21 18 16 18 20 15 17 18 17 18 22 19 20 14 14 19 17 18 13 12
2023 27 26 20 25 26 23 29 25 20 25 24 26 28 26 28 28 29 27 29 29 27 25 33 28 24 25 24 26 29 27 18
Player 41 46 33 43 44 40 47 42 32 37 38 47 46 42 46 48 44 44 47 46 45 47 52 48 38 39 43 43 47 40 30
! 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 2022 2023 +/-  
Exit Velocity 89.2 91.0 1.8
Launch Angle 20.0 22.2 2.2
Barrel % 14.4 16.5 2.1
Hard Hit % 43.3 48.5 5.2
Sweet Spot % 46.7 38.8 -7.9
xBA .239 .237 -0.002
BA .226 .236 0.010
xwOBA .341 .354 0.013
wOBA .316 .345 0.029
xSLG .476 .498 0.022
SLG .420 .478 0.058
K% 32.9 31.9 -1.0
BB% 8.9 11.4 2.5
Swing % 51.1 49.0 -2.1
Whiff% 34.5 35.5 1.0
In Zone % 45.6 47.1 1.5
Out of Zone % 54.4 52.9 -1.5
Out of Zone Swing % 31.1 27.7 -3.4
First Pitch Swing % 38.3 37.5 -0.8
First Pitch Strike % 65.5 61.0 -4.5
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Statcast Fielder Positioning

wOBA
SeasonAlignment TypeBat SidePAShifts/Shades%No Shift/ShadeShift/Shade
2022 Shifts L 313 241 77.0 .269 .330
2023 Shades L 458 213 46.5 .394 .284
! 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 %
2022 349 17.6 26.1% 3.4% 200 22.3 4.0% 8.0%
2023 427 15.5 43.3% 0.2% 399 18.9 3.3% 0.5%
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