The big question is going around Nolan Gorman It was up to 2023 if he could improve defensively at second base, and so far, he has appeared to be up to the task, making some impressive plays at the cornerstone position this spring. At the plate, Gorman has been a favorite to start this year due to the outrageously high percentage of balls he hit in the “sweet spot” of the bat last season.
Gorman has a noticeably more proportionate physique this season, with a greater weight distribution, and that may contribute to his early success. 333 with a home run to date, and his snapping defensive performance means he might be able to handle playing second base almost every day.
I don’t like the idea of putting such a young player into the designated hitting position on a regular basis, and if Gorman can stay consistent in the outfield, he should be a much neater fielder than many fans expected.
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