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Dodgers add Pitcher Rich Hill

Dodgers add Pitcher Rich Hill

YearTeamLGNPPitch TypeAvg Pitch Speed (mph)Avg Perceived Speed (mph)Avg Spin Rate (rpm)Avg Extension (feet)Avg Exit Velocity (mph)
2016 Dodgers NL 638 Curveball 75.17 73.95 2773.00 5.91 85.79
MLB Avg - - - Curveball 77.86 76.83 2370.00 5.72 87.04

Report generated Monday, August 1, 2016

Pitch Summary
  • Threw fastballs 88-91mph (46% of all pitches)
  • Curveball 73-76 (49%)
  • Changeup 77-86 (2%)
  • Slider 79-81 (1%)
  • 1300 total pitches (65% in the strike zone)
  • Threw 121 of 206 first pitches for strikes (59%)
Last Game
  • LAST GAME ON 07/07/16@HOU
  • Fastball 90-91mph (43 pitches, 43% of total)
  • Curveball 72-76 (52 pitches, 51% of total)
  • Changeup 81-85 (3 pitches, 3% of total))Slider 78-80 (3 pitches, 3% of total))
  • Changeup 81-85 (3 pitches, 3% of total)Slider 78-80 (3 pitches, 3% of total)
  • Threw 101 total pitches (66% in the strike zone)
Last Game Summary
  • 2 walks 3 hits- 2 off FB 1 off CB. 10 strikeouts (5 swinging). Threw 17 first-pitches in the strike-zone of 23 total (73%). Faced 4 LHH 19 RHH. Umpire called 3 strikes incorrectly as balls
Strengths
  • Great control of fastballs.
  • Plus control of curve.
  • Kept first-pitch down 33% of the time (25% was average)
  • -- and when he did batters performed just average hitting 7% (9% is average).
Weaknesses
  • Threw first-pitch up often 44% of the time (28% was average)
  • Made mistakes often with his curve - 173 of 642 thrown (27% ; 16% is average)-- and when he did batters performed just average hitting 6% (7% is average).
Patterns
  • Liked to throw curveballs - 49%. Threw first-pitch curveballs much more often than most pitchers at 40%.
  • Threw strikes on 0-2 counts, throwing balls out of the zone only 42% of the time (62% is average). Threw strikes on 1-2 counts, throwing balls out of the zone only 38% of the time (53% is average). 0-1 threw curves to RHH 44% (13% is average). 0-1 threw curves to LHH 78% (15% is average). 1-0 threw curves to RHH 46% (7% is average). 1-0 threw curves to LHH 58% (7% is average). 1-1 threw curves to RHH 58% (11% is average). 1-1 threw curves to LHH 80% (13% is average). 1-2 threw curves to LHH 79% (17% is average).
  • 2-1 threw curves to righties 52% (7% is average).
  • 2-1 threw curves to lefties 73% (8% is average).
  • 2-2 threw curves to righties 68% (12% is average).
  • 2-2 threw curves to lefties 67% (14% is average).
  • 3-0 ALWAYS threw fastballs to righties 99% (86% is average).
  • 3-1 threw curves to righties 21% (1% is average). 3-2 threw curves to righties 88% (6% is average). 3-2 threw curves to lefties 79% (7% is average).
Windup/Stretch
  • From the stretch, located curves 34" more to the catchers left.
Insights
  • Threw pitches inside the strikezone 66% compared to the 59% MLB average.
  • FB was his most effective pitch - batters hit just 1 when put into play compared to 1 off his least effective pitch - CB. Rarely attempted pickoffs.
  • 0 FB had a big tailing action.
  • Deceptive fastballs had 31% of swings miss (10% is average). Got good spin on fastballs (18% above MLB average). Threw curves inside to RHH. Threw curves high to RHH. Threw curves high to LHH. Had 1-7 curve break angle (13 deg). Long sweeping curves break length. Got good spin on curves (37% above MLB average). Threw sliders inside to righties. Threw sliders outside to lefties. Threw sliders high to lefties. His slider is one of the slowest at 79.70. Long sweeping slider break length. Threw changeup high to RHH. Threw changeups inside to LHH. Threw changeups high to LHH. He mixed up his changeup velocities broadly, usually by 8.40 mph. His 4-seams were one of the slowest of all pitchers at 89.30. Got good spin on 4-seam (21% above MLB average).

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