James Norwood
James Norwood
25-Year-Old PitcherRP
Chicago Cubs
2019 Fantasy Outlook
There was no outlook written for James Norwood in 2019. Check out the latest news below for more on his current fantasy value.
Back in big leagues
PChicago Cubs
September 9, 2019
Norwood was recalled from Triple-A Iowa prior to Monday's game against the Padres, Mark Gonzales of the Chicago Tribune reports.
ANALYSIS
Norwood was sent back to the minors at the end of August, but he's been promoted to offer bullpen depth for Chicago. He's appeared in just one game this season for the Cubs, tossing a scoreless frame while striking out one. Adbert Alzolay was optioned to Triple-A in a corresponding move.
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Pitching Appearances Breakdown
Average Pitch Count
23
Last 10 Games
23
Last 5 Games
25
How many pitches does James Norwood generally throw?
 
1-10
 
11-20
 
21-30
 
31-40
 
41-50
 
51-60
 
61-70
 
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81-90
 
91-100
 
101-110
 
111-120
 
121+
 
1-10
 
11-20
 
21-30
 
31-40
 
41-50
 
51-60
 
61-70
 
71-80
 
81-90
 
91-100
 
101-110
 
111-120
 
121+
 
1-10
 
11-20
 
21-30
 
31-40
 
41-50
 
51-60
 
61-70
 
71-80
 
81-90
 
91-100
 
101-110
 
111-120
 
121+
What part of the game does James Norwood generally pitch?
 
 
 
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% Games Reaching Innings Threshold
% Games By Number of Innings Pitched
Left/Right Pitching Splits
Since 2017
 
 
-9%
BAA vs RHP
2019
 
 
-26%
BAA vs LHP
2018
 
 
-24%
BAA vs RHP
2017
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BAA Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR
Since 2017vs Left .296 34 7 6 8 2 0 0
Since 2017vs Right .268 64 14 7 15 2 1 1
2019vs Left .200 13 1 3 2 0 0 0
2019vs Right .269 31 10 5 7 1 1 1
2018vs Left .353 21 6 3 6 2 0 0
2018vs Right .267 33 4 2 8 1 0 0
2017vs Left 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2017vs Right 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
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Home/Away Pitching Splits
Since 2017
 
 
-14%
ERA at Home
2019
 
 
-10%
ERA at Home
2018
 
 
-20%
ERA at Home
2017
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ERA WHIP IP W L SV K/9 BB/9 HR/9
Since 2017Home 3.24 1.80 8.1 0 1 0 8.6 5.4 0.0
Since 2017Away 3.75 1.75 12.0 0 1 0 9.8 6.0 0.8
2019Home 2.70 2.40 3.1 0 1 0 8.1 10.8 0.0
2019Away 3.00 1.50 6.0 0 0 0 12.0 6.0 1.5
2018Home 3.60 1.40 5.0 0 0 0 9.0 1.8 0.0
2018Away 4.50 2.00 6.0 0 1 0 7.5 6.0 0.0
2017Home 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2017Away 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
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Stat Review
How does James Norwood compare to other relievers?
This section compares his stats with all relief pitcher seasons from the previous three seasons (minimum 30 innings)*. The bar represents the player's percentile rank. For example, if the bar is halfway across, then the player falls into the 50th percentile for that stat and it would be considered average.

* Exit Velocity, Barrels/BBE %, Balls Hit 95+ MPH %, and Spin Rate are benchmarked against 2019 data (min 30 IP). See here for more exit velocity/barrels stats plus an explanation of current limitations with that data set.
  • K/BB
    Strikeout to walk ratio.
  • K/9
    Average strikeouts per nine innings.
  • BB/9
    Average walks per nine innings.
  • HR/9
    Average home runs allowed per nine innings.
  • Fastball
    Average fastball velocity.
  • ERA
    Earned run average. The average earned runs allowed per nine innings.
  • WHIP
    Walks plus hits per inning pitched.
  • BABIP
    Batting average on balls in play. Measures how many balls in play against a pitcher go for hits.
  • GB/FB
    Groundball to flyball ratio. The higher the number, the more likely a pitcher is to induce groundballs.
  • Left On Base
    The percentage of base runners that a pitcher strands on base over the course of a season.
  • Exit Velocity
    The speed of the baseball as it comes off the bat, immediately after a batter makes contact.
  • Barrels/BBE
    The percentage of batted ball events resulting in a Barrel. A Barrel is a batted ball with similar exit velocity and launch angle to past ones that led to a minimum .500 batting average and 1.500 slugging percentage.
  • Spin Rate
    Spin Rate is the rate of spin on a baseball after it is released. It is measured in revolutions per minute (rpm).
  • Balls Hit 95+ MPH
    The percentage of batted balls hit that met or exceeded the 95 MPH threshold.
  • Swinging Strike
    The percentage of pitches that result in a swing and a miss.
K/BB
1.38
 
K/9
10.6
 
BB/9
7.7
 
HR/9
1.0
 
Fastball
96.3 mph
 
ERA
2.89
 
WHIP
1.82
 
BABIP
.343
 
GB/FB
1.00
 
Left On Base
83.3%
 
Exit Velocity
90.0 mph
 
Barrels/BBE
4.0%
 
Spin Rate
2054 rpm
 
Balls Hit 95+ MPH
40.0%
 
Swinging Strike
12.1%
 
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Optioned to Triple-A
PChicago Cubs
August 30, 2019
Norwood was optioned to Triple-A Iowa on Friday, Bruce Miles of the Chicago Daily Herald reports.
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Receives promotion to majors
PChicago Cubs
August 27, 2019
Norwood was recalled from Triple-A Iowa on Tuesday, Jesse Rogers of ESPN.com reports.
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Optioned to Triple-A
PChicago Cubs
August 16, 2019
Norwood was optioned to Triple-A Iowa on Friday, Jordan Bastian of MLB.com reports.
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Brought back to majors
PChicago Cubs
August 15, 2019
Norwood was recalled from Triple-A Iowa on Thursday, Mark Gonzales of the Chicago Tribune reports.
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Optioned to Triple-A
PChicago Cubs
May 25, 2019
Norwood was optioned to Triple-A Iowa on Saturday.
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