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Bud Norris: what he brings to LA

TRADE: Bud Norris: what he brings to LA

  • David Stefan Norris
  • Born: 3/2/1985 in Greenbrae, CA
  • Draft: 2006, Houston Astros, 6th rd. (189th overall)
  • College: Cal Poly San Luis Obispo
  • Debut: July 29, 2009
  • YearWLERAGGSSVIPSOWHIP
    2016 Stats 3 7 4.22 22 10 0 70.1 60 1.36
    MLB Career Stats 59 75 4.43 218 176 0 1059.0 970 1.40

GGSIPERAK/9BB/9
22 10 70 4.22 7.68 3.58
YearTeamLGNPPitch TypeAvg Pitch Speed (mph)Avg Perceived Speed (mph)Avg Spin Rate (rpm)Avg Extension (feet)Avg Exit Velocity (mph)
2016 Dodgers NL 598 Four-seam FB 93.91 93.59 2357.00 6.23 94.11
MLB Avg - - - Four-seam FB 92.84 92.48 2237.00 6.15 90.18

Report generated Thursday, June 30, 2016

Pitch Summary
  • Threw fastballs 92-95mph (59% of all pitches)
  • Slider 83-87 (35%)
  • Changeup 83-86 (3%)
  • 1098 total pitches (57% in the strike zone)
  • Threw 108 of 194 first pitches for strikes (56%)
Last Game
  • LAST GAME ON 06/26/16@ATL
  • Fastball 92-94mph (40 pitches, 45% of total)
  • Slider 84-88 (47 pitches, 53% of total)
  • Threw 88 total pitches (66% in the strike zone)
Last Game Summary
  • walks 4 hits- 3 off FB 1 off slider. 8 strikeouts (7 swinging). Threw 20 first-pitches in the strike-zone of 25 total (80%). Faced 12 LHH 13 RHH.
Strengths
  • Changeup release points were deceptive.
  • Kept first-pitch down 50% of the time (25% was average)
  • -- and when he did batters performed just average hitting 11% (9% is average).
Weaknesses
  • Poor control of 4-seams.
Patterns
  • Threw first-pitch slider much more often than most pitchers at 35%.
  • 0-2 threw sliders to LHH 54% (18% is average). 1-2 threw sliders to LHH 63% (19% is average).
  • 3-2 threw sliders to lefties 54% (14% is average).
  • Consider stealing on 0-2 - he threw 25% of 16 pitches in potential SB opportunities in the dirt.
Windup/Stretch
  • From the stretch, located changeups 12" down.
Insights
  • SL was his most effective pitch - batters hit just 1 when put into play compared to 1 off his least effective pitch - FB. Rarely attempted pickoffs.
  • 0 His fastballs were on the faster side at 93.20.
  • Had a consistent slider angle at -9 deg. Threw changeups inside to RHH.

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