Stud: Nolan Gorman
May Stats (10 G): .387/.472/.677, 2 HR, 7 RBI, 9 R, 10 SO
After raking in AAA at an unbelievable level, Nolan Gorman got the call to the major leagues, and he has exceeded expectations.
Despite his incredible play in AAA, many worried about Gorman’s high strikeout rate and how that would translate to the major league level. Gorman’s strikeouts aren’t low by any means, by the 27.8% it currently sits at is significantly lower than his AAA rate. Gorman has been able to attack pitches in the zone and do damage, while laying off tough pitches and drawing walks, just 10 games into his MLB career.
Will there be regression? Sure. But Gorman has been better than advertised, and looks ready to be a major contributor for a contending ballclub already in his young career. Talk about an exciting start for the highly anticipated Gorman.