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KERSHAW on DL: Here's what team loses

With Kershaw on DL: Here's what team loses in productivety!

CLAYTON KERSHAW

GGSIPERAK/9BB/9
16 16 121 1.79 10.79 0.67

Report generated Thursday, June 30, 2016

Pitch Summary
  • Threw fastballs 92-94mph (50% of all pitches)
  • Slider 86-89 (33%)
  • Curveball 71-75 (15%)
  • 1669 total pitches (62% in the strike zone)
  • Threw 199 of 300 first pitches for strikes (66%)
Last Game
  • LAST GAME ON 06/26/16@PIT
  • Fastball 93-94mph (44 pitches, 46% of total)
  • Slider 87-90 (38 pitches, 40% of total)
  • Curveball 72-73 (11 pitches, 11% of total))
  • Threw 96 total pitches (63% in the strike zone)
Last Game Summary
  • 1 walk 9 hits- 6 off FB 3 off slider. 4 strikeouts (3 swinging). Threw 18 first-pitches in the strike-zone of 27 total (66%). Faced 3 LHH 24 RHH. Umpire called 3 balls incorrectly as strikes including 1 strike-three
Strengths
  • Great control of fastballs.
  • Deceptive slider had 43% of swings miss (28% is avg).
  • Kept first-pitch down 42% of the time (25% was average)
  • -- and when he did batters took advantage hitting 12% (9% is average).
Weaknesses
  • Below average control of curve.
  • Threw first-pitch up often 44% of the time (28% was average)
Patterns
  • Rarely attempted consecutive pickoff moves (0% vs 10% average in 12 attempted).
  • 2-0 threw sliders to righties 38% (9% is average).
  • 2-1 threw sliders to lefties 55% (12% is average).
  • 2-2 threw sliders to righties 57% (20% is average).
  • 3-2 threw sliders to righties 58% (16% is average).
  • Consider stealing on 0-2 - he threw 18% of 11 pitches in potential SB opportunities in the dirt.
Windup/Stretch
  • From the stretch, fastballs release point came down 2.50". From the stretch, located curves 17" more to the catchers left. From the stretch, threw sliders 24% more frequently (39% vs 32% of all pitches). From the stretch, slider release point came down 2.40".
Insights
  • Threw pitches inside the strikezone 63% compared to the 59% MLB average.
  • CB was his most effective pitch - batters hit just 1 when put into play compared to 1 off his least effective pitch - FB. Threw first-pitch strikes often (66.33%). Rarely attempted pickoffs.
  • 0 He did not vary his fastballs velocity much, usually by only 1.60 mph. FB is flat. Threw a rising FB.
  • Deceptive fastballs had 21% of swings miss (10% is average). Got good spin on fastballs (12% above MLB average). Kept curves low to RHH. Kept curves low to LHH. His curves were one of the slowest of all pitchers at 73. Long sweeping curves break length. He threw a hard slider that averaged 87.60. Slurvy slider. Short slider break length.

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