Nolan Gorman
2B | Bats/Throws: L/R | 6' 1" 225LBS | Age: 24
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
2024 359 324 41 67 19 6 .207 .279 .423 .702
3 Seasons 1,136 1,013 144 227 60 14 .224 .305 .444 .749
AVG HR SB OPS
2022 .226 14 1 .720
2023 .236 27 7 .806
2024 .207 19 6 .702
3 Seasons .224 60 14 .749
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Hits Spray Chart

Statcast Batting Statistics

Season Age Pitches Batted
Balls
Barrels Barrel % Barrel/PA Exit
Velocity
Max EV Launch
Angle
LA 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
2024 24 1420 190 33 17.4 9.2 88.3 111.0 21.1 39.5 .209 .448 .303 .313 .474 38.6 37.9 8.9
Player 4626 630 102 16.2 9.0 89.7 112.3 21.2 41.3 .229 .476 .323 .338 .479 44.0 34.1 9.9
MLB 7.0 4.8 88.5 122.4 12.3 33.1 .245 .406 .316 .315 .369 36.5 22.2 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
2024 30.5 40.0 21.1 8.4 38.4 44.2 17.4 4.7 21.6 31.6 20.0 4.2 17.4 9.2
Player 28.7 38.9 24.1 8.3 40.5 36.0 23.5 3.5 19.4 30.2 22.9 7.6 16.2 9.0
MLB 44.5 23.7 24.8 7.0 37.1 37.5 25.3 3.9 32.7 24.8 24.4 5.8 7.0 4.8
! 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 %
2024 4-Seam Fastball -1.9 -10 521 36.7 108 .149 .340 .262 34.8 40.7 24.4 .167 .381 .288 41.2
2024 Sinker 1.1 2 193 13.6 47 .297 .568 .437 24.4 19.1 20.9 .307 .627 .457 42.9
2024 Slider 2.4 4 176 12.4 56 .232 .536 .319 45.8 44.6 35.7 .175 .499 .278 45.2
2024 Curveball -0.5 -1 150 10.6 40 .237 .447 .310 50.0 50.0 41.7 .234 .504 .328 55.6
2024 Changeup -3.8 -5 144 10.1 36 .111 .139 .110 37.1 30.6 23.9 .186 .294 .205 24.0
2024 Cutter 0.4 0 97 6.8 33 .300 .633 .420 36.7 18.2 40.0 .325 .593 .419 33.3
2024 Sweeper 0.6 0 73 5.1 18 .235 .412 .300 52.9 61.1 42.3 .180 .331 .243 16.7
2024 Split-Finger 2.8 1 51 3.6 15 .231 .462 .347 58.3 60.0 39.1 .178 .371 .293 25.0
2024 Knuckleball -4.3 0 10 0.7 2 .000 .000 .000 50.0 50.0 16.7 .073 .073 .066 0.0
2024 Slurve -11.6 0 3 0.2 1 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 -- .011 .018 .010 0.0
2023 4-Seam Fastball 1.7 11 647 34.3 143 .261 .496 .390 38.2 31.5 24.7 .235 .490 .382 63.4
2023 Slider -1.4 -4 274 14.5 76 .200 .400 .288 38.9 35.5 31.4 .196 .412 .289 50.0
2023 Changeup 0.3 1 227 12.0 55 .185 .333 .250 38.6 30.9 23.9 .257 .437 .301 32.4
2023 Sinker 3.3 7 222 11.8 56 .347 .755 .507 23.8 25.0 20.0 .382 .842 .532 65.7
2023 Cutter 0.4 1 172 9.1 43 .263 .553 .384 27.0 20.9 25.0 .257 .500 .363 37.9
2023 Curveball -0.1 0 159 8.4 33 .200 .533 .338 41.1 45.5 25.9 .193 .545 .338 33.3
2023 Sweeper -2.4 -2 96 5.1 33 .107 .179 .209 36.0 36.4 32.4 .140 .267 .251 31.3
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 15.9 2 11 0.6 3 .667 1.667 .967 42.9 33.3 25.0 .311 1.189 .604 50.0
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 -2.3 -3 122 9.3 31 .167 .167 .168 25.4 38.7 27.9 .145 .220 .175 44.4
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 -1.3 0 18 1.4 4 .250 1.000 .500 42.9 25.0 14.3 .230 .791 .429 33.3
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
2024 356 1,418 -2 -18 9 3 -8
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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
2024 1,420 50.6 70.0 70.3 30.4 38.5 44.8 39.7 50.5 38.9 6.6 79.8
Player 4,626 47.8 72.5 72.0 29.5 44.4 43.2 38.4 50.0 36.2 6.6 86.0
MLB 48.6 67.0 82.0 28.4 57.9 42.6 29.8 47.2 24.8 7.3 76.2
! 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
Bat
Speed
Swing
Length
2022 69 42 1 19
2023 80 25 87 94 56 81 97 77 79 86 6 83 5 54 29 25 22
2024 42 4 68 91 9 88 97 34 73 43 1 60 1 34 24 3 19 73 28
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Expected Home Runs

Adjusted

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
2024 23.3 19 19.4 0 10 13 8 42.1
Player 22.8 60 62.2 -2 22 44 27 45.0
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Expected Home Runs by Park

Adjusted

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
2024 19 18 20 19 18 20 19 18 12 18 18 22 24 19 17 20 18 18 21 23 23 18 24 21 18 18 17 23 25 18 16
Player 60 64 53 62 62 60 66 60 44 55 56 69 70 61 63 68 62 62 68 69 68 65 76 69 56 57 60 66 72 58 46
Note: xHR tells how many of this player's home runs would have been out of other stadiums. The "Adjusted" view here accounts for different wall heights, distances and environmental effects using Statcast Park Factor data.
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Year to Year Changes

Metric 2022 2023 +/-   2024 +/-  
Exit Velocity 89.2 91.0 1.8 88.3 -2.7
Launch Angle 20.0 22.2 2.2 21.1 -1.1
Barrel % 14.4 16.5 2.1 17.4 0.9
Hard Hit % 43.3 48.5 5.2 38.6 -9.9
LA Sweet-Spot % 46.7 38.8 -7.9 39.5 0.7
xBA .239 .237 -0.002 .209 -0.028
BA .226 .236 0.010 .207 -0.029
xwOBA .341 .354 0.013 .313 -0.041
wOBA .316 .345 0.029 .303 -0.042
xSLG .476 .498 0.022 .448 -0.050
SLG .420 .478 0.058 .423 -0.055
K% 32.9 31.9 -1.0 37.9 6.0
BB% 8.9 11.4 2.5 8.9 -2.5
Swing % 51.1 49.0 -2.1 50.5 1.5
Whiff% 34.5 35.5 1.0 38.9 3.4
In Zone % 45.6 47.1 1.5 50.6 3.5
Out of Zone % 54.4 52.9 -1.5 49.4 -3.5
Out of Zone Swing % 31.1 27.7 -3.4 30.4 2.7
First Pitch Swing % 38.3 37.5 -0.8 39.7 2.2
First Pitch Strike % 65.5 61.0 -4.5 62.8 1.8
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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
2024 Shades L 352 195 55.4 .278 .329
! 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%
2024 328 15.6 41.2% 0.3% 211 18.5 4.3% 0.9%
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Statcast Rankings