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Nico Hoerner SSCubs

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2019 Projections (Rest of Season Projections - seasonal age 22)
PA AVG HR R RBI SB DRC+ WARP
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Birth Date5-13-1997
Height5' 11"
Weight200 lbs
Age22 years, 6 months, 8 days
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WARP Summary

MLB Statistics

YEAR TEAM AGE G PA H 2B 3B HR BB SO HBP SB CS AVG OBP SLG DRC+ DRAA BRR FRAA BWARP
2019 CHN 22 20 82 22 1 1 3 3 11 0 0 0 .282 .305 .436 95 -0.2 0.3 0.7 0.4
Career208222113311000.282.305.43695-0.20.30.70.4

Statistics for All Levels

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YEAR Team Lg LG G PA oppAVG oppOBP oppSLG BABIP BPF BRAA repLVL POS_ADJ DRC+ DRC+ SD FRAA BRR DRAA BWARP
2018 SBN A MID 4 17 .263 .325 .406 .385 94 2.8 0.5 0.2 150 0 -0.4 0.0 0.9 0.1
2018 EUG A- NWL 7 28 .243 .315 .376 .333 91 3.7 0.8 0.1 170 0 -0.4 -0.5 1.7 0.2
2018 CUB Rk AZL 3 15 .257 .327 .384 .250 94 0 0.5 0.2 118 0 0.6 0.8 0.3 0.2
2018 MSS Wnt AFL 21 94 .258 .345 .375 .397 101 5.9 2.5 0.8 66 0 0.0 -0.7 0.3 0.3
2019 CHN MLB NL 20 82 .248 .324 .433 .292 96 -0.6 2.5 1 95 15 0.7 0.3 -0.2 0.4
2019 TEN AA SOU 70 294 .251 .322 .370 .311 102 5 7.7 2.2 104 0 0.7 1.6 1.7 1.5
2019 CUT Rk AZL 5 21 .261 .354 .374 .421 95 1.4 0.6 0.1 170 0 -0.3 0.4 1.3 0.2

Statistics For All Levels

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Year Team lvl LG PA AB R H 2B 3B HR TB RBI BB SO SB CS AVG OBP SLG ISO SF SH
2018 SBN A MID 17 15 1 6 1 0 1 10 3 2 1 0 0 .400 .471 .667 .267 0 0
2018 EUG A- NWL 28 22 6 7 0 1 1 12 2 5 3 4 1 .318 .464 .545 .227 0 0
2018 CUB Rk AZL 15 12 3 3 1 1 0 6 1 2 0 2 0 .250 .400 .500 .250 0 0
2018 MSS Wnt AFL 94 89 10 30 4 4 1 45 11 2 16 1 1 .337 .362 .506 .169 1 0
2019 TEN AA SOU 294 268 37 76 16 3 3 107 22 21 31 8 4 .284 .344 .399 .116 1 0
2019 CHN MLB NL 82 78 13 22 1 1 3 34 17 3 11 0 0 .282 .305 .436 .154 1 0
2019 CUT Rk AZL 21 20 2 8 1 0 0 9 0 1 1 0 0 .400 .429 .450 .050 0 0

Plate Discipline

YEAR Pits Zone% Swing% Contact% Z-Swing% O-Swing% Z-Contact% O-Contact% SwStr% CSAA
2019 284 0.4859 0.5739 0.8160 0.6739 0.4795 0.9462 0.6429 0.1840 0.0000
Career2840.48590.57390.81600.67390.47950.94620.64290.18400.0000

Injury History  —  No longer being updated

Last Update: 12/31/2014 23:59 ET

Date On Date Off Transaction Days Games Side Body Part Injury Severity Surgery Date Reaggravation

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2019 CHN $

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
0 y 0 d1 year (2019)

Details
  • 1 year (2019). Contract selected by Chicago Cubs 9/9/19.
  • Drafted by Chicago Cubs 2018 (1-24) (Stanford). $2.724M signing bonus (slot amount).

2019 Preseason Forecast

Last Update: 1/27/2017 12:35 ET

PCT PA R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB CS AVG OBP SLG DRC+ VORP FRAA WARP
90o 73 12 1 0 3 8 17 1 0 .188 .278 .344 60 0.4 SS 0, 0.0
80o 48 8 1 0 2 5 12 1 0 .186 .271 .349 51 -0.5 SS 0, 0.0
70o 31 4 0 0 1 3 8 1 0 .148 .233 .259 45 -0.7 SS 0, 0.0
60o 16 2 0 0 0 1 4 0 0 .143 .200 .143 39 -0.5 SS 0, 0.0
50o 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 34 -0.1 SS 0, 0.0
Weighted Mean500000100.000.000.00035-0.2SS 0,0.0

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BP Chats

DateQuestionAnswer
2019-10-11 12:00:00 (link to chat) Can Nico Hoerner make an impact for the Cubs next year-----and what do you think his ceiling might be? Also, do you expect a bounce back year from Hoskins or do you think he still has some serious problems going forward at the plate? Seems like the league may have caught up with his weaknesses, and now its up to him to adjust and respond-----in your opinion, can he or will he be able to do it? Thx.
(bob from philly)
I think they should probably keep him as break glass in case of emergency shortstop for the first half of the year. Upside is a plus regular in the middle infield. I think Hoskins will be fine long term, but it's a tough profile when you don't hit .260 with 30+ bombs. He will have a few seasons like that, but I imagine the performance will be up and down some given the swing and miss issues. (Jeffrey Paternostro)
2019-09-25 13:00:00 (link to chat)What is a reasonable expectation for Nico Hoerner next season given the Cubs depth chart and his tools?
(Sean from Boston)
I think Hoerner is pretty good and that he reached the majors already is a testament to both his abilities and his polish (and the Cubs dire need at the position). I'm not expecting monster stats, though. I'm wary of projecting numbers because who knows with the ball but I'd say if he plays consistently he'd be like a top 12-18 2B type? That's off the top of my head. (Craig Goldstein)
2019-03-14 15:00:00 (link to chat)Does Nico Hoerner have chops, or is he just another over-hyped Cub prospect?
(Buddy from Peoria, IL)
I'm gonna go with yes he's over-hyped, he's still better than Daniel Descalso, and congratulate Theo on the third place finish. (Nathan Bishop)
2019-03-04 16:00:00 (link to chat)Bret did a great ranking of the new player pool additions (INT/Draft for dynasty). Anything you would personally highlight as my draft is being conducted right now?
(Matt from MD)
Brett does a great job. We all have guys we like more or less than everyone else. I think that Jordan Groshans and Nico Hoerner are both going to be top 5-10 guys from this class when we look back. (Scott Delp)


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