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Ross Stripling: Strong WHIP, SO/BB, and H/IP

Ross Stripling: Strong WHIP, SO/BB, and H/IP

  • Thomas Ross Stripling
  • Born: 11/23/1989 in Bluebell, PA
  • Draft: 2012, Los Angeles Dodgers, 5th rd. (176th overall)
  • College: Texas A&M
  • Debut: April 8, 2016
  • YearWLERAGGSSVIPSOWHIP
    2016 Stats 3 4 4.07 14 10 0 66.1 48 1.22
    MLB Career Stats 3 4 4.07 14 10 0 66.1 48 1.22

Report generated Thursday, August 18, 2016

DurationWLERAGGSSVIPHERBBSOWHIP
Last 7 Games 2 2 3.81 7 3 0 28.1 25 12 6 18 1.09
Last 15 Games 3 4 4.07 14 10 0 66.1 60 30 21 48 1.22
Last 30 Games - - --- - - - --- - - - - ---
Pitch Summary
  • Threw fastballs 89-92mph (49% of all pitches)
  • Curveball 76-79 (22%)
  • Slider 85-88 (17%)
  • Changeup 81-84 (9%)
  • 1055 total pitches (59% in the strike zone)
  • Threw 138 of 238 first pitches for strikes (58%)
Last Game
  • LAST GAME ON 08/12/16@LAN
  • Fastball 89-92mph (40 pitches, 43% of total) 
  • Curveball 76-78 (24 pitches, 26% of total)
  • Slider 85-87 (19 pitches, 21% of total))
  • Changeup 81-84 (9 pitches, 10% of total)
  • Threw 92 total pitches (67% in the strike zone)
Last Game Summary
  • walks 6 hits- 3 off FB 1 off CB 2 off slider. 4 strikeouts (2 swinging). Threw 20 first-pitches in the strike-zone of 27 total (74%). Faced 4 LHH 23 RHH. Umpire called 1 balls incorrectly as strikes

Ross Stripling Four-seam FB Statcast Averages

YearTeamLGNPPitch TypeAvg Pitch Speed (mph)Avg Perceived Speed (mph)Avg Spin Rate (rpm)Avg Extension (feet)Avg Exit Velocity (mph)
2016 Dodgers NL 466 Four-seam FB 91.01 90.44 2143.00 5.94 91.48
MLB Avg - - - Four-seam FB 92.97 92.70 2240.00 6.18 90.15
Strengths
  • Plus control of fastballs. 
  • Great control of slider. 
  • 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. 
  • Made mistakes often with his slider - 57 of 189 thrown (30% ; 17% is average)-- and when he did batters performed just average hitting 12% (9% is average).
Patterns
  • Threw first-pitch curveballs much more often than most pitchers at 26%. 
  • 2-0 threw sliders to righties 46% (9% is average).
  • Consider stealing on 0-2 - he threw 15% of 13 pitches in potential SB opportunities in the dirt.
Windup/Stretch
  • From the stretch, located curves 19" more to the catchers left.
Insights
  • Delivered from a high release point. 
  • CH was his most effective pitch - batters hit just 1 when put into play compared to 1 off his least effective pitch - SL. Rarely attempted pickoffs. 
  • 0 FB is flat. 
  • Kept curves low to RHH. Kept curves low to LHH. Threw sliders high to lefties. He threw a hard slider that averaged 86.40. Had a consistent slider angle at -7 deg. Changeups were average in being 8.10 mph slower than FB. Threw changeups inside to RHH. Kept changeup low to RHH.

datacourtesyof.mlbadvancedmedia/ariball/scoutables jason rutherford