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 239 214 30 46 15 2 .215 .297 .463 .760
3 Seasons 1,016 903 133 206 56 10 .228 .312 .456 .768
AVG HR SB OPS
2022 .226 14 1 .720
2023 .236 27 7 .806
2024 .215 15 2 .760
3 Seasons .228 56 10 .768
MLB Percentile Rankings
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 24 952 131 23 17.6 9.6 87.5 110.3 18.5 42.7 .232 .491 .330 .342 .495 36.6 34.7 10.5
Player 4158 571 92 16.1 9.1 89.7 112.3 20.6 42.2 .237 .490 .332 .347 .485 44.1 32.9 10.4
MLB 6.9 4.7 88.5 122.4 12.2 33.1 .245 .406 .316 .315 .368 36.4 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 32.1 35.9 25.2 6.9 42.0 40.5 17.6 4.6 23.7 27.5 22.1 4.6 17.6 9.6
Player 28.9 37.8 25.4 7.9 41.5 34.3 24.2 3.3 19.6 29.1 23.6 8.1 16.1 9.1
MLB 44.6 23.6 24.8 7.0 37.1 37.5 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 %
2024 4-Seam Fastball -1.9 -7 346 36.3 71 .159 .413 .288 35.8 40.8 23.0 .177 .427 .301 29.4
2024 Sinker 0.7 1 137 14.4 33 .280 .560 .438 22.6 12.1 13.3 .358 .702 .507 52.4
2024 Curveball -1.5 -2 108 11.3 28 .192 .346 .263 54.7 50.0 40.0 .191 .395 .278 50.0
2024 Changeup -2.7 -3 104 10.9 23 .174 .217 .172 36.7 21.7 16.1 .236 .379 .262 27.8
2024 Slider 3.1 3 100 10.5 31 .258 .548 .337 43.6 41.9 30.2 .225 .585 .335 44.4
2024 Cutter 2.5 2 68 7.1 24 .318 .773 .473 38.1 16.7 50.0 .346 .619 .435 33.3
2024 Sweeper 3.1 1 39 4.1 11 .300 .600 .409 50.0 63.6 41.2 .234 .516 .349 33.3
2024 Split-Finger 2.3 1 37 3.9 13 .182 .455 .331 37.5 46.2 40.0 .191 .417 .323 20.0
2024 Knuckleball -4.1 0 10 1.1 2 .000 .000 .000 50.0 50.0 16.7 .073 .073 .066 0.0
2024 Slurve -11.8 0 3 0.3 1 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 -- .011 .018 .010 0.0
2023 4-Seam Fastball 1.6 10 641 33.9 141 .257 .469 .381 38.3 31.2 24.4 .232 .471 .377 62.9
2023 Slider -1.3 -3 277 14.7 78 .208 .417 .297 38.8 34.6 31.4 .203 .415 .293 50.0
2023 Sinker 3.5 8 228 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 0.4 1 172 9.1 43 .263 .553 .384 27.0 20.9 25.0 .257 .500 .363 37.9
2023 Curveball 0.2 0 161 8.5 34 .226 .548 .354 41.3 44.1 25.9 .190 .530 .330 31.3
2023 Sweeper -3.5 -3 91 4.8 30 .040 .080 .158 35.6 40.0 32.4 .116 .253 .244 30.8
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 237 952 0 -13 7 1 -4
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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 952 49.9 68.0 71.5 29.8 39.4 45.4 38.7 48.8 38.1 6.4 77.0
Player 4,158 47.3 72.3 72.5 29.3 45.2 43.1 38.0 49.6 35.7 6.6 86.1
MLB 48.6 67.0 82.0 28.4 57.9 42.6 29.7 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 71 24 87 94 41 90 97 25 68 32 2 75 2 39 22 12 20 71 27
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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
2024 23.2 15 13.5 2 8 10 5 33.3
Player 22.8 56 56.3 0 20 41 24 42.9

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
2024 15 13 13 13 14 14 14 13 9 12 11 15 16 13 13 14 13 13 14 10 14 14 17 17 13 14 11 12 20 14 11
Player 56 59 46 56 58 54 61 55 41 49 49 62 62 55 59 62 57 57 61 56 59 61 69 65 51 53 54 55 67 54 41
! 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 +/-   2024 +/-  
Exit Velocity 89.2 91.0 1.8 87.5 -3.5
Launch Angle 20.0 22.2 2.2 18.5 -3.7
Barrel % 14.4 16.5 2.1 17.6 1.1
Hard Hit % 43.3 48.5 5.2 36.6 -11.9
LA Sweet-Spot % 46.7 38.8 -7.9 42.7 3.9
xBA .239 .237 -0.002 .232 -0.005
BA .226 .236 0.010 .215 -0.021
xwOBA .341 .354 0.013 .342 -0.012
wOBA .316 .345 0.029 .330 -0.015
xSLG .476 .498 0.022 .491 -0.007
SLG .420 .478 0.058 .463 -0.015
K% 32.9 31.9 -1.0 34.7 2.8
BB% 8.9 11.4 2.5 10.5 -0.9
Swing % 51.1 49.0 -2.1 48.8 -0.2
Whiff% 34.5 35.5 1.0 38.1 2.6
In Zone % 45.6 47.1 1.5 49.9 2.8
Out of Zone % 54.4 52.9 -1.5 50.1 -2.8
Out of Zone Swing % 31.1 27.7 -3.4 29.8 2.1
First Pitch Swing % 38.3 37.5 -0.8 38.7 1.2
First Pitch Strike % 65.5 61.0 -4.5 63.4 2.4
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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 237 142 59.9 .282 .359
! 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 229 15.6 41.0% 0.0% 133 18.5 4.5% 0.8%
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