Nolan Watson
San Francisco Giants (ML)
Nolan Watson
Birthdate:
Jan. 25, 1998 (26 y, 9 m, 16 d)
Born In:
Indianapolis, IN, USA
Nationality:
American
Position:
P
Bats/Throws:
R/R
Height/Weight:
6'2"/212
Entry:
2016 Draft - Round: 1, Overall: 29, Team: San Francisco Giants
Contract:
$6.94M / 1 year
ML Service Time:
4 years, 128 days

2024 Season Pitching Summary

Team G GS IP W-L SV SD MD BB K ERA FIP FIP- xFIP WAR
SF - MLB
32 32 221.2 16-10 0 0 0 63 185 3.329 3.571 87 3.867 4.34

2024 Season Batting Summary

Team G AB H 2B 3B HR RBI R BB K SB CS AVG OBP OPS wOBA BABIP wRC+ WAR ZR
SF - MLB
28 62 11 2 0 0 6 9 7 20 0 0 0.177 0.254 0.463 0.218 0.250 28 -0.92 -4.08

2024 Season Fielding Summary

Team Pos G IP PO A E Fld % Eff ZR
SF - MLB
P 32 221.2 16 17 3 0.9167 0.9116 -4.080
Current Status
MLB Service Time 4 years, 128 days
40-man Service Time 6 years, 0 days
Time as Pro 8 years
Roster Status Active Roster
Injury Status None
Options Used - This Year 2 - No
Personality
Leadership Very High
Loyalty Low
Desire for Win High
Greed Very Low
Intelligence Normal
Work Ethic High
Popularity
National Well Known
Local Very Popular
Current Contract
2024 $6.94M ($0 left)
Additional Info
No-Trade No
IP / PA bonusNone
Batting Con Gap Pow Eye K's
Current 6 8 1 13 5
vs R 6 8 1 13 5
vs L 6 8 1 14 5
Potential 6 8 1 14 5
Fielding C IF OF
Range 1 3
Error 6 5
Arm 1 14 6
Turn DP 3
C Ability 1
Position
Pitcher 7
Run/Bunt
Speed 2
Stealing 1
Running 6
Sac Bunt 7
Bunt for Hit 1
Pitching Stuff Movement Control
Current 18 15 16
vs R 19 15 16
vs L 17 14 16
Potential 18 15 16
Pitch Ratings Cur Pot
Fastball 18 18
Sinker 16 16
Slider 16 16
Changeup 17 17
Other Pitching
Velocity 97-99 mph
GB % 58%
Stamina 19
Hold 7
OSA Rating History
Ratings Changes
2024-10-07
Weight increased from 211 to 212
2024-09-09
Stamina increased from 18 to 19
2024-08-05
Contact vs R increased from 5 to 6
2024-07-08
Sac Bunt increased from 6 to 7
2024-06-24
Movement Potential increased from 14 to 15
Movement increased from 14 to 15
GB% increased from 57% to 58%
2024-05-20
Weight decreased from 212 to 211
2024-04-29
Sac Bunt decreased from 7 to 6
2024-04-22
Movement Potential decreased from 15 to 14
Movement decreased from 15 to 14
GB% decreased from 58% to 57%
Weight increased from 211 to 212
2024-04-15
Hold increased from 6 to 7
Weight decreased from 212 to 211
2024-04-07
Movement vs R decreased from 16 to 15
GB% decreased from 60% to 58%
2024-02-25
Outfield Range decreased from 4 to 3
Weight increased from 211 to 212
2024-02-03
Weight increased from 210 to 211
2023-11-20
Weight decreased from 211 to 210
2023-11-13
Local Popularity decreased from Extremely Popular to Very Popular
National Popularity decreased from Popular to Well Known
2023-11-09
Sac Bunt increased from 6 to 7
Speed increased from 1 to 2
Weight increased from 210 to 211
2023-07-17
Speed decreased from 2 to 1
Outfield Error decreased from 6 to 5
GB% decreased from 61% to 60%
2023-05-29
Contact Potential increased from 5 to 6
Contact increased from 5 to 6
Avoid Ks Potential increased from 4 to 5
Avoid Ks increased from 4 to 5
Avoid Ks vs R increased from 4 to 5
Avoid Ks vs L increased from 4 to 5
Sac Bunt decreased from 7 to 6
Weight increased from 209 to 210
2023-02-26
Speed decreased from 3 to 2
Infield Range decreased from 2 to 1
Outfield Range decreased from 5 to 4
P defense decreased from 8 to 7
Stamina increased from 17 to 18
Weight increased from 206 to 209
National Popularity increased from Well Known to Popular
2022-07-31
Contact vs L increased from 5 to 6
Stamina decreased from 18 to 17
Weight increased from 205 to 206
2022-05-29
Eye increased from 10 to 13
Eye vs R increased from 10 to 13
Eye vs L increased from 11 to 14
Avoid Ks increased from 3 to 4
Avoid Ks vs R increased from 3 to 4
Avoid Ks vs L increased from 3 to 4
Speed decreased from 4 to 3
Baserunning increased from 5 to 6
Infield Range decreased from 3 to 2
Outfield Arm decreased from 7 to 6
P defense decreased from 10 to 8
Control Potential increased from 15 to 16
Control increased from 15 to 16
Control vs R increased from 15 to 16
Control vs L increased from 15 to 16
GB% increased from 60% to 61%
Stamina increased from 17 to 18
Hold increased from 5 to 6
Weight increased from 202 to 205
Local Popularity increased from Popular to Extremely Popular
National Popularity increased from Fair to Well Known
2021-04-10
Baserunning decreased from 6 to 5
Stuff Potential increased from 17 to 18
Stuff increased from 17 to 18
Stuff vs R increased from 18 to 19
Stuff vs L increased from 16 to 17
Fastball Pot increased from 17 to 18
Fastball increased from 17 to 18
Slider Pot increased from 15 to 16
Slider increased from 15 to 16
Changeup Pot increased from 16 to 17
Changeup increased from 16 to 17
Weight increased from 201 to 202

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
SF - MLB
2024 26 32 32 221.2 16-10 0 185 63 20.07% 6.83% 2.28% 77.64% 52.36% 0.309 3.329 3.571 87 3.867 -0.24 4.34
SF - MLB
2023 25 25 25 174.0 11-5 0 175 46 25.22% 6.63% 2.02% 80.74% 56.25% 0.285 2.535 3.074 76 3.336 -0.54 4.52
SF - MLB
2022 24 34 34 227.2 14-10 0 238 50 25.59% 5.38% 2.37% 76.12% 54.39% 0.308 3.123 3.045 79 3.092 0.08 5.70
SF - MLB
2021 23 33 33 226.0 15-12 0 199 51 21.19% 5.43% 1.28% 72.40% 54.32% 0.321 3.266 2.909 75 3.590 0.36 6.24
SF - MLB
2020 22 17 17 97.2 1-15 0 77 41 17.30% 9.21% 3.82% 64.54% 58.46% 0.366 6.727 5.146 134 4.125 1.58 -0.15
SF - MLB
2019 21 5 5 36.0 3-1 0 34 14 23.45% 9.66% 2.07% 90.69% 49.23% 0.297 1.750 3.773 99 3.978 -2.02 0.55
Total - MLB
MLB
146 146 983.0 60-53 0 908 265 22.28% 6.50% 2.18% 75.31% 54.45% 0.314 3.406 3.373 86 3.559 0.03 21.21

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
San Jose - CAL
SJO - CAL
2018 20 30 30 193.1 10-11 0 213 73 27.27% 9.35% 0.90% 70.77% 63.02% 0.297 3.259 3.071 75 3.250 0.19 5.07
Augusta - SAL
AUG - SAL
2017 19 24 24 141.1 8-8 0 167 59 27.83% 9.83% 1.17% 69.75% 62.29% 0.324 3.948 3.660 84 3.641 0.29 3.01
Total - A
A
54 54 334.2 18-19 0 380 132 27.52% 9.56% 1.01% 70.31% 62.72% 0.308 3.550 3.319 79 3.415 0.23 8.08

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
SF - MLB
2024 26 28 78 62 11 2 0 0 6 9 7 20 0 0 0.177 0.254 0.463 0.2500 0.218 -0.92
SF - MLB
2023 25 23 61 55 11 2 0 0 6 2 3 18 0 0 0.200 0.237 0.474 0.2895 0.215 -0.59
SF - MLB
2022 24 31 79 61 6 0 0 0 4 2 9 18 0 0 0.098 0.225 0.324 0.1395 0.174 -0.82
SF - MLB
2021 23 29 79 69 7 1 0 0 6 6 6 22 0 0 0.101 0.169 0.285 0.1429 0.140 -0.99
SF - MLB
2020 22 16 27 21 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 0 0 0.048 0.048 0.095 0.0667 0.043 -0.45
SF - MLB
2019 21 4 11 9 1 0 0 0 2 1 1 4 0 0 0.111 0.200 0.311 0.2000 0.159 -0.13
Total - MLB
MLB
131 335 277 37 5 0 0 24 20 26 88 0 0 0.134 0.207 0.359 0.1907 0.174 -3.90

Career Fielding Stats

Team Year Pos G IP PO A E Fld % RF Eff ZR
SF - MLB
2024 P 32 221.2 16 17 3 0.917 1.340 0.912 -4.08
SF - MLB
2023 P 25 174.0 17 21 1 0.974 1.966 0.969 -2.39
SF - MLB
2022 P 34 227.2 13 24 1 0.974 1.463 1.110 -0.65
SF - MLB
2022 SS 1 2.0 0 0 0 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.00
SF - MLB
2021 P 33 226.0 13 34 2 0.959 1.872 1.038 -1.23
SF - MLB
2020 P 17 97.2 7 21 1 0.966 2.580 1.111 0.72
SF - MLB
2019 P 5 36.0 1 5 0 1.000 1.500 0.991 -0.18
Total P 146 983.0 67 122 8 -7.81
Total SS 1 2.0 0 0 0 0.00

TheShow Pitching Log

Date Opp Score GS IP H R ER HR BB K IBB HBP GB FB BF PI GSC WPA ERA FIP
Oct. 4, 2024
Oct 4
@NYN 4 - 2 7.2 6 1 1 0 4 6 0 0 9 7 32 120 69 0.32
Sept. 29, 2024
Sep 29
@TOR 3 - 7 5.0 7 4 4 0 5 3 0 0 5 6 26 112 37 -0.14
Sept. 23, 2024
Sep 23
LAN 5 - 3 6.0 9 3 3 1 2 3 1 0 4 9 27 96 42 -0.10
Sept. 18, 2024
Sep 18
COL 7 - 3 8.0 7 3 3 0 3 6 1 0 8 9 33 128 65 0.12
Sept. 11, 2024
Sep 11
@LAN 5 - 2 8.0 7 2 2 1 0 5 0 0 8 11 31 106 67 0.27
Sept. 4, 2024
Sep 4
@ARI 2 - 3 7.0 6 2 2 2 1 5 0 0 9 6 27 100 55 0.17
Aug. 29, 2024
Aug 29
JAC 8 - 2 7.0 6 1 1 0 1 9 1 0 6 6 28 106 74 0.20
Aug. 24, 2024
Aug 24
@SD 6 - 1 7.0 4 1 1 0 3 8 0 0 3 9 27 110 73 0.27
Aug. 19, 2024
Aug 19
@BAL 11 - 6 6.0 10 5 5 2 3 4 0 0 5 7 29 105 27 0.17
Aug. 14, 2024
Aug 14
@PHI 6 - 2 6.0 6 2 2 0 3 6 0 0 4 7 26 110 58 0.08
Aug. 8, 2024
Aug 8
NYN 6 - 1 7.0 5 1 0 0 3 6 0 0 10 1 25 105 69 0.26
Aug. 3, 2024
Aug 3
@LAN 7 - 2 8.0 4 1 1 1 3 5 0 0 8 10 30 121 70 0.37
July 29, 2024
Jul 29
@CHN 5 - 6 7.0 7 2 2 0 2 9 1 0 7 4 30 104 67 0.13
July 14, 2024
Jul 14
@ARI 2 - 7 4.1 9 7 6 0 3 4 0 1 6 3 27 110 25 -0.30
July 8, 2024
Jul 8
ARI 4 - 6 6.0 8 3 3 1 3 4 0 0 7 7 29 100 43 -0.12
July 2, 2024
Jul 2
WAS 1 - 5 7.0 6 3 3 0 1 7 0 0 7 6 27 110 66 -0.09
June 27, 2024
Jun 27
@NYA 0 - 1 8.0 3 1 1 1 1 2 0 0 9 12 27 88 73 0.20
June 22, 2024
Jun 22
@WAS 2 - 7 5.0 9 4 4 2 1 1 0 0 6 6 23 76 27 -0.19
June 16, 2024
Jun 16
ATL 0 - 3 7.0 7 3 3 1 2 8 1 1 5 7 31 110 57 -0.12
June 11, 2024
Jun 11
TB 8 - 6 7.0 7 4 4 3 3 6 1 0 6 8 30 110 38 -0.03
June 6, 2024
Jun 6
@OAK 10 - 3 9.0 6 3 3 1 1 10 0 0 12 4 33 121 75 0.32
June 1, 2024
Jun 1
SD 11 - 1 8.0 5 1 1 0 2 10 0 0 7 7 31 113 81 0.16
May 26, 2024
May 26
@CIN 3 - 4 8.0 8 2 2 1 0 3 0 0 12 8 31 104 63 0.14
May 20, 2024
May 20
ARI 10 - 1 9.0 4 1 1 1 1 9 0 2 9 8 33 112 84 0.30
May 15, 2024
May 15
@COL 19 - 7 3.0 7 6 3 1 0 6 0 0 1 1 16 55 26 -0.43
May 10, 2024
May 10
@ATL 1 - 5 6.0 7 4 4 0 2 5 0 0 7 4 25 86 51 -0.21
May 5, 2024
May 5
COL 6 - 5 5.0 11 4 4 0 0 8 0 0 3 3 25 104 44 -0.32
April 30, 2024
Apr 30
CIN 10 - 0 9.0 9 0 0 0 0 5 0 1 12 7 34 112 81 0.48
April 25, 2024
Apr 25
@ARI 1 - 2 8.0 6 2 2 1 3 4 0 0 10 9 32 113 62 -0.12
April 20, 2024
Apr 20
@SD 5 - 4 8.0 8 4 4 0 1 5 0 0 11 6 32 100 63 -0.27
April 15, 2024
Apr 15
MIL 8 - 3 8.0 5 3 3 1 1 6 0 1 9 9 31 112 67 0.15
April 10, 2024
Apr 10
COL 4 - 5 6.2 9 4 4 0 5 7 3 0 8 5 34 110 47 -0.14

TheShow Hitting Log

Date Opp Score AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI K BB HBP SF SB CS WPA Avg OBP OPS
Oct. 4, 2024
Oct 4
@NYN 4 - 2 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 -0.03
Sept. 23, 2024
Sep 23
LAN 5 - 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.09
Sept. 18, 2024
Sep 18
COL 7 - 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 -0.14
Sept. 11, 2024
Sep 11
@LAN 5 - 2 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 -0.09
Sept. 4, 2024
Sep 4
@ARI 2 - 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 -0.01
Aug. 29, 2024
Aug 29
JAC 8 - 2 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.07
Aug. 24, 2024
Aug 24
@SD 6 - 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 1 0 0 -0.04
Aug. 14, 2024
Aug 14
@PHI 6 - 2 2 1 1 1 0 0 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0.20
Aug. 8, 2024
Aug 8
NYN 6 - 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 -0.08
Aug. 3, 2024
Aug 3
@LAN 7 - 2 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 -0.11
July 29, 2024
Jul 29
@CHN 5 - 6 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 -0.05
July 14, 2024
Jul 14
@ARI 2 - 7 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.05
July 8, 2024
Jul 8
ARI 4 - 6 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0.03
July 2, 2024
Jul 2
WAS 1 - 5 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 -0.15
June 22, 2024
Jun 22
@WAS 2 - 7 2 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.07
June 16, 2024
Jun 16
ATL 0 - 3 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.01
June 11, 2024
Jun 11
TB 8 - 6 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 -0.01
June 1, 2024
Jun 1
SD 11 - 1 3 1 2 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 1 0 0 0.07
May 26, 2024
May 26
@CIN 3 - 4 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.01
May 20, 2024
May 20
ARI 10 - 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 -0.04
May 15, 2024
May 15
@COL 19 - 7 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.03
May 10, 2024
May 10
@ATL 1 - 5 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.10
May 5, 2024
May 5
COL 6 - 5 2 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.13
April 30, 2024
Apr 30
CIN 10 - 0 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.03
April 25, 2024
Apr 25
@ARI 1 - 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 -0.03
April 20, 2024
Apr 20
@SD 5 - 4 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 -0.08
April 15, 2024
Apr 15
MIL 8 - 3 2 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.04
April 10, 2024
Apr 10
COL 4 - 5 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 -0.05
Player Awards
Award Year / Date Team
Pitcher of the Year 2020 Sacramento (PCL)
All-Star 2018 San Jose (CAL)
League Champ 2023 San Francisco (MLB)
Championship Series MVP 2020 Sacramento (PCL)
Championship Series MVP 2021 San Francisco (MLB)
Pitcher of the Month Sep 2024 San Francisco (MLB)
May 2023 San Francisco (MLB)
Aug 2021 San Francisco (MLB)
Jun 2020 Sacramento (PCL)
Sep 2019 Sacramento (PCL)
Hall of Fame Metrics
Metric Score
Black Ink0
Grey Ink38
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Leaderboard Appearances
Year GS Rank
2021 33 10
2022 34 8
Year W Rank
2021 15 8
2024 16 6
Year L Rank
2020 15 6
Year IP Rank
2021 226.0 6
2022 227.2 4
2024 221.2 4
Year BF Rank
2021 939 6
2022 930 6
2024 922 3
Year K Rank
2022 238 8
Year ERA Rank
2023 2.535 6
Year WHIP Rank
2023 1.081 9
Year H/9 Rank
2023 7.345 10
Year BB/9 Rank
2022 1.977 10
Year CG Rank
2021 3 9
2023 5 6
2024 5 3
Year SHO Rank
2022 2 2
2023 3 2
2024 1 4
Year Hits Rank
2021 225 6
2024 218 4
Year Hits (Low) Rank
2023 142 2
Year HR (Low) Rank
2021 12 7
2023 14 7
Year WAR Rank
2021 6.2 5
2022 5.7 7
Year L (Low) Rank
2023 5 4