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Norris to open second half vs Dbacks

Norris to open second half vs Dbacks

Report generated Wednesday, July 13, 2016

Pitch Summary
  • Threw fastballs 92-95mph (57% of all pitches)
  • Cutter 87-89 (1%)
  • Slider 83-87 (37%)
  • Changeup 83-86 (3%)
  • 1378 total pitches (57% in the strike zone)
  • Threw 127 of 231 first pitches for strikes (55%)
Last Game
  • LAST GAME ON 07/06/16@LAN
  • Fastball 93-94mph (42 pitches, 46% of total)
  • Cutter 87.40-88 (6 pitches, 7% of total)
  • Slider 83-86 (43 pitches, 47% of total)
  • Slider 83-86 (43 pitches, 47% of total))
  • Threw 91 total pitches (63% in the strike zone)
Last Game Summary
  • 2 walks 6 hits- 4 off FB 1 off cutter 1 off slider. 5 strikeouts (2 swinging). Threw 16 first-pitches in the strike-zone of 22 total (72%). Faced 10 LHH 12 RHH.
Strengths
  • Changeup release points were deceptive.
  • Kept first-pitch down 49% of the time (25% was average)
  • -- and when he did batters performed just average hitting 12% (9% is average).
Weaknesses
  • Poor control of 4-seams.
Patterns
  • Threw first-pitch slider much more often than most pitchers at 37%.
  • Consider stealing on 0-2 - he threw 27% of 18 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.
  • 0 His fastballs were on the faster side at 93.30.
  • Deceptive fastballs had 14% of swings miss (10% is average). Had a consistent slider angle at -9 deg. Threw changeups inside to RHH.
  • Got little spin on cutters (57% below MLB average).

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