Nolan Gorman
2B | Bats/Throws: L/R | 6' 1" 210LBS | 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 .238 .502 .344 .358 .490 48.5 31.9 11.4
Player 3206 440 69 15.7 8.9 90.3 112.3 21.3 42.0 .239 .491 .333 .351 .485 46.4 32.3 10.4
MLB 6.9 4.7 88.4 122.4 12.2 33.1 .245 .405 .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 44.7 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 1.6 10 640 33.9 141 .257 .469 .381 38.3 31.2 24.4 .232 .472 .378 62.9
2023 Slider -1.3 -4 287 15.2 82 .200 .400 .291 39.0 35.4 31.9 .200 .410 .295 48.9
2023 Sinker 3.4 8 229 12.1 58 .353 .804 .524 24.1 25.9 20.8 .381 .866 .541 66.7
2023 Changeup 0.3 1 227 12.0 55 .185 .333 .250 38.6 30.9 23.9 .258 .443 .306 32.4
2023 Cutter 0.3 0 169 8.9 42 .263 .553 .376 27.0 21.4 25.0 .257 .500 .357 37.9
2023 Curveball 0.9 1 163 8.6 35 .250 .563 .370 40.3 42.9 25.4 .187 .516 .326 29.4
2023 Sweeper -3.4 -3 83 4.4 27 .045 .091 .176 35.0 37.0 31.3 .133 .291 .274 33.3
2023 Splitter 2.8 2 76 4.0 18 .250 .438 .339 31.0 33.3 18.8 .161 .364 .272 20.0
2023 Slurve 5.8 1 10 0.5 2 .500 2.000 1.000 50.0 50.0 33.3 .470 1.882 .958 100.0
2023 Forkball -15.5 0 3 0.2 1 .000 .000 .000 50.0 100.0 33.3 -- -- .000 --
2022 4-Seamer -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 1.9 3 174 13.2 40 .342 .711 .455 40.6 45.0 24.7 .237 .523 .341 45.0
2022 Sinker -1.5 -2 142 10.8 39 .273 .303 .324 26.6 23.1 25.7 .329 .517 .419 54.2
2022 Cutter -0.9 -1 139 10.6 28 .231 .423 .307 27.5 35.7 29.4 .290 .524 .374 43.8
2022 Curveball -2.5 -3 127 9.6 32 .161 .161 .163 28.6 37.5 26.7 .142 .214 .171 42.1
2022 Splitter -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 16
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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 39 1 19
2023 82 28 89 95 60 82 97 76 79 87 6 84 5 54 30 22 21
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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 26.2 1 5 19 11 40.7
Player 22.7 41 43.0 -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 24 27 27 29 25 21 24 25 26 28 26 28 28 29 27 29 30 27 25 33 28 24 24 24 26 29 27 19
Player 41 46 33 42 45 44 47 42 33 36 39 47 46 42 46 48 44 44 47 47 45 47 52 48 38 38 43 43 47 40 31
! 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 .238 -0.001
BA .226 .236 0.010
xwOBA .341 .358 0.017
wOBA .316 .344 0.028
xSLG .476 .502 0.026
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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