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Re: The Nolan Gorman Mega Thread

Posted: April 8 19, 10:15 pm
by Big Amoco Sign
He's going to rule

Re: The Nolan Gorman Mega Thread

Posted: April 9 19, 8:16 am
by cardsfantx
I keep seeing him called 19 in reports/articles, but he's not yet? born 5/10/2000, so he's 18; won't turn 19 for another month

anyways...moved up a level and is off to this start...

AB - 21
H - 10
R - 8
TB - 21
2B - 3
3b - 1
HR - 2
RBI - 8
BB - 2
SO - 6

line is 476/542/1000; so, that's an OPS of 1.542

and again...he's 18...in class A ball

Re: The Nolan Gorman Mega Thread

Posted: April 9 19, 8:20 am
by mikechamp
Are they considering this his age-19 season?

Re: The Nolan Gorman Mega Thread

Posted: April 9 19, 10:05 am
by cardsfantx
mikechamp wrote:Are they considering this his age-19 season?
I would consider it his age 19 season, as a whole

I'm just referring to articles where I've seen writers saying they're amazed a 19 year old is doing this and that...but he's not 19 for another month

semantics, I know...but just to point out he is STILL only 18, makes it even more amazing how good he is

Re: The Nolan Gorman Mega Thread

Posted: April 9 19, 10:21 am
by CardsofSTL

Re: The Nolan Gorman Mega Thread

Posted: April 9 19, 11:20 am
by cardsfantx
nice tidbit in that article as well, about 20 year old prospect Carlson that's already in AA Springfield...
Carlson had a three-hit game Saturday with three RBIs. In the S-Cards' first five games, he's hitting .368/.391/.737 with a homer and three extra-base hits.

Re: The Nolan Gorman Mega Thread

Posted: April 9 19, 11:30 am
by CardsofSTL
cardsfantx wrote:nice tidbit in that article as well, about 20 year old prospect Carlson that's already in AA Springfield...
Carlson had a three-hit game Saturday with three RBIs. In the S-Cards' first five games, he's hitting .368/.391/.737 with a homer and three extra-base hits.
Is this the [expletive] Carlson thread or the Gorman thread? Right...Gorman. Get your facts straight tx!

Re: The Nolan Gorman Mega Thread

Posted: April 9 19, 12:03 pm
by cardsfantx
CardsofSTL wrote:
cardsfantx wrote:nice tidbit in that article as well, about 20 year old prospect Carlson that's already in AA Springfield...
Carlson had a three-hit game Saturday with three RBIs. In the S-Cards' first five games, he's hitting .368/.391/.737 with a homer and three extra-base hits.
Is this the [expletive] Carlson thread or the Gorman thread? Right...Gorman. Get your facts straight tx!

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Re: The Nolan Gorman Mega Thread

Posted: April 9 19, 12:52 pm
by CardsofSTL
cardsfantx wrote:
CardsofSTL wrote:
cardsfantx wrote:nice tidbit in that article as well, about 20 year old prospect Carlson that's already in AA Springfield...
Carlson had a three-hit game Saturday with three RBIs. In the S-Cards' first five games, he's hitting .368/.391/.737 with a homer and three extra-base hits.
Is this the [expletive] Carlson thread or the Gorman thread? Right...Gorman. Get your facts straight tx!

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Re: The Nolan Gorman Mega Thread

Posted: April 9 19, 1:47 pm
by mikechamp
This jumped out at me:
In his first 68 games in the minors, Gorman has hit .306/.393/.605 with 52 RBIs. He has 82 strikeouts and 79 hits in 258 at-bats.
That projects out to 45 HRs and 193 Ks in 160 games. I'm not a fan of Ks, but I'll make an exception for a ~1.000 OPS with over 40 bombs. He'd be slightly better than Chris Davis (in his prime, 3rd place MVP) numbers w/r/t Ks (199), but slightly less on OPS (1.004) and a decent amount lower on HRs (53).

https://www.baseball-reference.com/play ... ch02.shtml