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HILL- NLCS Game 3 Summary

HILL- NLCS Game 3 Summary

RICH HILL

Report generated Wednesday, October 19, 2016

Pitch Summary
  • Threw fastballs 87-91mph (46% of all pitches)
  • Curveball 73-76 (49%)
  • Changeup 78-86 (1%)
  • Slider 79-81 (1%)
  • 2041 total pitches (64% in the strike zone)
  • Threw 121 of 206 first pitches for strikes (59%)
Last Game
  • LAST GAME ON 10/18/16@LAN
  • Fastball 89-91mph (39 pitches, 42% of total)
  • Curveball 73-76 (51 pitches, 55% of total)
  • Changeup 83-87 (3 pitches, 3% of total))
  • Threw 93 total pitches (57% in the strike zone)
Last Game Summary
  • 2 walks 2 hits- 2 off CB. 6 strikeouts (4 swinging). Threw 11 first-pitches in the strike-zone of 22 total (50%). Faced 5 LHH 17 RHH. Umpire called 1 strikes incorrectly as balls Umpire called 1 balls incorrectly as strikes
Strengths
  • Great control of fastballs.
  • Plus control of curve.
  • -- and when he did batters performed just average hitting 9% (9% is average).
Weaknesses
  • Changeup release points had below avg deception relative to fastball release points.
  • Release points for slider came out 2.20".
  • Threw first-pitch up often 48% of the time (28% was average)
  • Made mistakes often with his curve - 271 of 1015 thrown (27% ; 16% is average)-- and when he did batters performed just average hitting 7% (7% is average).
Patterns
  • Liked to throw curveballs - 49%. Threw first-pitch curveballs much more often than most pitchers at 38%.
  • 0-1 threw curves to RHH 42% (13% is average). 0-1 threw curves to LHH 72% (15% is average). 0-2 threw curves to LHH 61% (18% is average). 1-0 threw curves to RHH 49% (7% is average). 1-0 threw curves to LHH 58% (7% is average). 1-1 threw curves to RHH 60% (11% is average). 1-1 threw curves to LHH 77% (13% is average). 1-2 threw curves to LHH 73% (17% is average).
  • 2-0 threw curves to righties 19% (4% is average).
  • 2-0 threw curves to lefties 24% (3% is average).
  • 2-1 threw curves to righties 54% (7% is average).
  • 2-1 threw curves to lefties 78% (8% is average).
  • 2-2 threw curves to righties 67% (12% is average).
  • 2-2 threw curves to lefties 68% (14% is average).
  • 3-0 ALWAYS threw fastballs to righties 99% (86% is average).
  • 3-1 threw curves to righties 31% (1% is average). 3-2 threw curves to righties 87% (6% is average). 3-2 threw curves to lefties 75% (7% is average).
  • Use caution stealing on 3-1 counts - he threw 16% of 12 pitches in potential SB opportunities high.
Windup/Stretch
  • From the stretch, located curves 34" more to the catchers left. From the stretch, located changeups 9" up.
Insights
  • Threw pitches inside the strikezone 64% compared to the 59% MLB average.
  • 0 Threw fastballs high to RHH. FB had a big tailing action.
  • Deceptive fastballs had 29% of swings miss (10% is average). Got good spin on fastballs (15% above MLB average). Threw curves high to RHH. Threw curves high to LHH. Had 1-7 curve break angle (14 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. Changeups were average in being 7.80 mph slower than FB. 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 mph. His 4-seams were one of the slowest of all pitchers at 88.70.
  • Got good spin on 4-seam (13% above MLB average).

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