Mike Nikorak
Free Agent
Mike Nikorak
Birthdate:
Sept. 16, 1996 (28 y, 1 m, 25 d)
Born In:
Stroudsburg, PA, USA
Nationality:
American
Position:
P
Bats/Throws:
R/R
Height/Weight:
6'5"/233
Entry:
2015 Draft - Round: 1, Overall: 33, Team: Oakland Athletics
Contract:
Free Agent
ML Service Time:
5 years, 118 days
Current Status
MLB Service Time 5 years, 118 days
40-man Service Time 6 years, 81 days
Time as Pro 9 years
Roster Status 40-man roster
Injury Status None
Personality
Leadership High
Loyalty Low
Desire for Win Low
Greed Normal
Intelligence Low
Work Ethic High
Popularity
National Insignficant
Local Insignficant
Current Contract
Free Agent
Batting Con Gap Pow Eye K's
Current 5 6 1 12 4
vs R 5 7 1 12 4
vs L 5 5 1 10 3
Potential 6 7 1 13 4
Fielding C IF OF
Range 5 1
Error 6 4
Arm 1 11 3
Turn DP 1
C Ability 1
Position
Pitcher 12
Run/Bunt
Speed 1
Stealing 1
Running 1
Sac Bunt 10
Bunt for Hit 1
Pitching Stuff Movement Control
Current 16 11 17
vs R 16 12 16
vs L 16 11 18
Potential 16 12 17
Pitch Ratings Cur Pot
Fastball 16 16
Sinker 12 12
Curveball 7 7
Slider 7 7
Changeup 18 18
Other Pitching
Velocity 94-96 mph
GB % 54%
Stamina 14
Hold 13
OSA Rating History
Ratings Changes
2024-11-05
Infield Range decreased from 6 to 5
P defense decreased from 13 to 12
Fastball Pot increased from 15 to 16
Fastball increased from 15 to 16
Weight increased from 232 to 233
2024-11-01
Fastball Pot decreased from 16 to 15
Fastball decreased from 16 to 15
2024-10-19
Contact vs R decreased from 6 to 5
Gap decreased from 7 to 6
Gap vs L decreased from 6 to 5
Stamina increased from 13 to 14
2024-09-16
Contact decreased from 6 to 5
Weight increased from 231 to 232
2024-09-09
Movement vs R increased from 11 to 12
GB% increased from 53% to 54%
2024-09-02
Gap increased from 6 to 7
Gap vs L increased from 5 to 6
2024-08-26
Gap decreased from 7 to 6
Gap vs L decreased from 6 to 5
Weight increased from 230 to 231
2024-08-19
Weight increased from 229 to 230
2024-07-31
Weight decreased from 230 to 229
2024-07-15
Contact increased from 5 to 6
Avoid Ks increased from 3 to 4
2024-07-08
Movement vs R decreased from 12 to 11
GB% decreased from 54% to 53%
2024-06-24
Weight increased from 229 to 230
2024-06-17
Contact decreased from 6 to 5
Avoid Ks decreased from 4 to 3
2024-05-27
Stuff Potential decreased from 17 to 16
Stuff decreased from 17 to 16
Stuff vs R decreased from 17 to 16
Stuff vs L decreased from 17 to 16
Position changed from CL to SP
Role changed from CL to SP
Weight decreased from 230 to 229
2024-05-13
Stuff Potential increased from 16 to 17
Stuff increased from 16 to 17
Stuff vs R increased from 16 to 17
Stuff vs L increased from 16 to 17
Position changed from SP to CL
Role changed from SP to CL
2024-05-06
Stuff Potential decreased from 17 to 16
Stuff decreased from 17 to 16
Stuff vs L decreased from 17 to 16
Position changed from RP to SP
Role changed from RP to SP
2024-04-29
Control vs L decreased from 19 to 18
2024-04-22
Stuff vs R decreased from 17 to 16
Weight increased from 229 to 230
2024-04-15
Movement decreased from 12 to 11
Weight increased from 228 to 229
2024-03-29
Avoid Ks vs L decreased from 4 to 3
2024-03-20
Stuff vs R increased from 16 to 17
2024-03-11
Stealing decreased from 2 to 1
Control Potential decreased from 18 to 17
Control decreased from 18 to 17
Control vs R decreased from 17 to 16
2024-02-25
Outfield Arm decreased from 4 to 3
Control Potential increased from 17 to 18
Control increased from 17 to 18
Control vs R increased from 16 to 17
2024-02-09
Stuff Potential increased from 16 to 17
Stuff increased from 16 to 17
2024-02-03
Eye vs R decreased from 13 to 12
P defense decreased from 14 to 13
Movement Potential increased from 11 to 12
Movement increased from 11 to 12
Movement vs R increased from 11 to 12
GB% increased from 52% to 54%
Weight increased from 226 to 228
2024-01-17
Control vs L increased from 18 to 19
Weight increased from 225 to 226
2023-12-26
Control vs L decreased from 19 to 18
2023-12-19
Stuff Potential decreased from 17 to 16
Stuff decreased from 17 to 16
2023-12-07
Avoid Ks vs R decreased from 5 to 4
Stuff vs R decreased from 17 to 16
GB% increased from 50% to 52%
2023-11-27
Contact vs L decreased from 6 to 5
2023-11-20
Stuff vs R increased from 16 to 17
2023-11-13
Contact vs L increased from 5 to 6
Control vs L increased from 18 to 19
2023-11-09
Avoid Ks Potential decreased from 5 to 4
Avoid Ks decreased from 5 to 4
Stealing increased from 1 to 2
Stuff Potential increased from 16 to 17
Stuff increased from 16 to 17
Stuff vs L increased from 16 to 17
Fastball Pot increased from 15 to 16
Fastball increased from 15 to 16
Position changed from SP to RP
Role changed from SP to RP
Weight increased from 224 to 225
2023-09-11
Gap increased from 6 to 7
Gap vs L increased from 5 to 6
Eye Potential increased from 12 to 13
2023-07-17
Avoid Ks Potential increased from 4 to 5
Avoid Ks increased from 4 to 5
Avoid Ks vs R increased from 4 to 5
Stuff Potential decreased from 17 to 16
Stuff decreased from 17 to 16
Stuff vs R decreased from 17 to 16
Stuff vs L decreased from 17 to 16
Movement vs L increased from 10 to 11
GB% increased from 47% to 50%
Position changed from CL to SP
Role changed from CL to SP
Weight increased from 223 to 224
2023-05-29
Gap vs R increased from 6 to 7
Eye vs R increased from 12 to 13
Avoid Ks Potential decreased from 5 to 4
Outfield Error decreased from 5 to 4
Stuff Potential increased from 16 to 17
Stuff increased from 16 to 17
Stuff vs R increased from 16 to 17
Stuff vs L increased from 16 to 17
Control increased from 16 to 17
Control vs R increased from 15 to 16
Position changed from SP to CL
Role changed from SP to CL
2023-02-26
Gap vs R decreased from 7 to 6
Eye vs R decreased from 13 to 12
Control vs L increased from 17 to 18
GB% decreased from 48% to 47%
Stamina increased from 12 to 13
Fastball Pot decreased from 16 to 15
Fastball decreased from 16 to 15
Weight increased from 219 to 223
2022-10-14
Contact vs L decreased from 6 to 5
Avoid Ks vs R decreased from 5 to 4
Control Potential increased from 16 to 17
GB% increased from 47% to 48%
Curveball Pot decreased from 8 to 7
Curveball decreased from 8 to 7
Weight decreased from 220 to 219
2022-07-31
Contact vs L increased from 5 to 6
Gap decreased from 7 to 6
Gap vs L decreased from 6 to 5
Avoid Ks vs R increased from 4 to 5
Movement vs L decreased from 11 to 10
GB% decreased from 49% to 47%
Weight decreased from 221 to 220
2022-05-29
Contact vs L decreased from 6 to 5
Avoid Ks Potential decreased from 6 to 5
Avoid Ks vs L increased from 3 to 4
Sac Bunt decreased from 11 to 10
Movement vs R decreased from 12 to 11
Control Potential decreased from 17 to 16
Stamina decreased from 13 to 12
Weight decreased from 222 to 221
Local Popularity decreased from Fair to Insignficant
National Popularity decreased from Fair to Insignficant
2021-04-10
Outfield Arm decreased from 5 to 4
Weight increased from 221 to 222

Career Major League Stats

Team Year Age GS G IP W-L SV K BB K% BB% HR% LOB% GB% BABIP ERA FIP FIP- xFIP E-F WAR
Oakland - MLB
OAK - MLB
2024 27 5 5 32.0 1-1 0 24 5 18.75% 3.91% 1.56% 81.87% 40.91% 0.309 2.250 2.978 73 4.112 -0.73 0.88
Oakland - MLB
OAK - MLB
2023 26 12 54 110.0 6-12 25 108 26 23.13% 5.57% 4.28% 73.11% 48.06% 0.325 4.336 4.321 107 3.538 0.02 0.58
Oakland - MLB
OAK - MLB
2022 25 27 39 184.2 13-13 0 153 49 19.69% 6.31% 3.99% 74.90% 47.07% 0.290 4.289 4.626 115 4.110 -0.34 0.61
Oakland - MLB
OAK - MLB
2021 24 32 32 185.2 13-7 0 172 45 21.74% 5.69% 3.79% 68.37% 45.99% 0.288 4.799 4.410 107 3.945 0.39 1.35
Oakland - MLB
OAK - MLB
2020 23 30 30 189.2 14-7 0 150 30 19.08% 3.82% 4.33% 78.70% 47.67% 0.301 3.701 4.612 114 3.876 -0.91 0.82
Oakland - MLB
OAK - MLB
2019 22 9 9 51.1 5-3 0 45 14 20.93% 6.51% 4.65% 82.76% 53.06% 0.331 4.208 4.926 120 3.653 -0.72 0.04
Oakland - MLB
OAK - MLB
2018 21 29 33 197.2 8-16 0 153 40 18.84% 4.93% 1.72% 65.00% 53.14% 0.297 4.189 3.356 80 3.900 0.83 4.18
Total - MLB
MLB
144 202 951.0 60-59 25 805 209 20.25% 5.26% 3.55% 72.74% 48.49% 0.300 4.183 4.242 104 3.897 -0.06 8.46

Career Minor League Stats

Team Year Age GS G IP W-L SV K BB K% BB% HR% LOB% GB% BABIP ERA FIP FIP- xFIP E-F WAR
Nashville - PCL
NAS - PCL
2019 22 40 40 258.2 20-6 0 260 38 25.54% 3.73% 1.96% 70.18% 45.71% 0.279 3.062 3.291 67 3.855 -0.23 8.42
Nashville - PCL
NAS - PCL
2017 20 8 8 52.2 2-4 0 50 16 21.93% 7.02% 1.75% 58.48% 41.18% 0.338 5.468 3.812 79 4.594 1.66 1.32
Beloit - MID
BEL - MID
2016 19 19 19 107.0 7-8 0 104 42 22.37% 9.03% 1.94% 70.72% 59.31% 0.331 4.458 4.272 101 3.938 0.19 1.37
Stockton - CAL
STO - CAL
2016 19 10 10 57.0 3-5 0 51 24 20.73% 9.76% 1.63% 64.03% 57.02% 0.309 4.421 4.258 96 4.293 0.16 0.89
Total - AAA
AAA
48 48 311.1 22-10 0 310 54 24.88% 4.33% 1.93% 67.48% 44.93% 0.290 3.469 3.379 69 3.980 0.09 9.74
Total - A
A
29 29 164.0 10-13 0 155 66 21.80% 9.28% 1.83% 68.44% 58.49% 0.323 4.445 4.268 99 4.062 0.18 2.26

Career Major League Stats

Team Year Age G PA AB H 2B 3B HR RBI R BB K SB CS AVG OBP OPS BABIP wOBA WAR
Oakland - MLB
OAK - MLB
2024 27 1 3 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0.000 0.333 0.333 0.0000 0.233 -0.06
Oakland - MLB
OAK - MLB
2023 26 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.000 0.000 0 0.000 0.00
Oakland - MLB
OAK - MLB
2022 25 4 5 5 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.200 0.200 0.400 0.2000 0.179 -0.16
Oakland - MLB
OAK - MLB
2021 24 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0.000 0.000 0.000 0 0.000 -0.19
Oakland - MLB
OAK - MLB
2020 23 2 5 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.0000 0.000 -0.25
Oakland - MLB
OAK - MLB
2018 21 1 2 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0.500 0.500 1.000 1.0000 0.446 -0.13
Total - MLB
MLB
12 17 13 2 0 0 0 1 0 1 2 0 0 0.154 0.214 0.368 0.1818 0.177 -0.79

Career Fielding Stats

Team Year Pos G IP PO A E Fld % RF Eff ZR
Oakland - MLB
OAK - MLB
2024 P 5 32.0 2 0 1 0.667 0.563 0.000 -0.44
Oakland - MLB
OAK - MLB
2023 P 50 110.0 7 12 0 1.000 1.555 0.944 -1.70
Oakland - MLB
OAK - MLB
2022 P 39 184.2 15 16 0 1.000 1.511 1.085 -1.10
Oakland - MLB
OAK - MLB
2021 P 32 185.2 17 25 1 0.977 2.036 1.019 -1.33
Oakland - MLB
OAK - MLB
2020 P 30 189.2 17 18 5 0.875 1.661 0.986 -1.31
Oakland - MLB
OAK - MLB
2019 P 9 51.1 3 4 0 1.000 1.227 0.991 -0.23
Oakland - MLB
OAK - MLB
2018 P 33 197.2 15 29 2 0.957 2.003 0.947 -1.50
Total P 198 951.0 76 104 9 -7.60
Player Awards
Award Year / Date Team
Pitcher of the Year 2017 Midland (TEX)
All-Star 2017 Midland (TEX)
Gold Glove 2017 - P Midland (TEX)
Championship Series MVP 2021 Oakland (MLB)
Pitcher of the Month Jun 2017 Midland (TEX)
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Leaderboard Appearances
Year L Rank
2018 16 4
Year Win % Rank
2020 0.667 7
2021 0.650 9
Year HR Rank
2020 34 3
2021 30 6
2022 31 7
Year BABIP Rank
2021 0.288 5
Year WHIP Rank
2018 1.174 9
Year BB/9 Rank
2018 1.821 9
2020 1.424 4
Year SHO Rank
2020 1 3
Year BB (Low) Rank
2018 40 7
2020 30 1
Year HR (Low) Rank
2018 14 7
Year WAR Rank
2018 4.2 10
Year W (Low) Rank
2018 8 6
Year L (Low) Rank
2020 7 4
2021 7 6