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Julio Urias: MLB Production Breakdown

Julio Urias: MLB Production Breakdown

Pitch Summary
  • Threw fastballs 92-94mph (63% of all pitches)
  • curveball 75-78 (14%)
  • slider 83-85 (12%)
  • changeup 79-82 (9%)
  • 160 total pitches (58% in the strike zone)
  • Threw 17 of 35 first pitches for strikes (49%)
Last Game
  • LAST GAME ON 06/02/16@CHN
  • fastball 92-94mph (45 pitches, 57% of total)
  • slider 83-86 (13 pitches, 16% of total)
  • changeup 80-82 (11 pitches, 14% of total))
  • curveball 76-78 (10 pitches, 13% of total)
  • Threw 79 total pitches (68% in the strike zone)
Last Game Summary
  • 1 walk 8 hits- 5 off FB 1 off CB 1 off change 1 off slider. 4 strikeouts (2 swinging). Threw 19 first-pitches in the strike-zone of 23 total (82%). Faced 8 LHH 15 RHH.
Strengths
  • Changeups were deceptively slower than his fastballs by 12.50 mph.
  • Rarely made mistakes with his curve - 7 of 23 thrown (30% ; 16% is avg)-- and when he did batters took advantage hitting 14% (7% is avg). -- and when he did batters did not take advantage hitting only 5% (9% is avg).
Weaknesses
  • Poor control of fastballs.
Patterns
  • Threw first-pitch curveballs much more often than most pitchers at 22%.
  • Rarely attempted consecutive pickoff moves (0% vs 10% avg in 5 attempted).
  • Threw strikes on 0-2 counts, throwing balls out of the zone only 42% of the time (62% is avg).
  • Threw strikes on 0-2 counts, throwing balls out of the zone only 42% of the time (43% is avg).
  • Threw strikes on 1-2 counts, throwing balls out of the zone only 42% of the time (33% is avg).
Windup/Stretch
  • From the stretch, located pitches 5" up. 0From the stretch, located fastballs 5" up. From the stretch, located curves 29" more to the catchers left.
Insights
  • FB was his most effective pitch - batters hit just 1 when put into play. Threw first-pitch strikes less than half the time. Rarely attempted pickoffs.
  • 0 His fastballs were on the faster side at 93.10. Threw a rising FB.
  • Threw curves outside to LHH. Had 1-7 curve break angle (18 deg). Had a consistent slider angle at 8 deg. Did not vary the slider length often, usually by 1 ft. Threw changeup outside to RHH. Got good spin on changeup (24% above MLB avg).

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