Adam Wainwright

St. Louis Cardinals

Pitch Repertoire At-A-Glance

Adam Wainwright has thrown 27,188 pitches that have been tracked by the PITCHf/x system between 2007 and 2018, including pitches thrown in the MLB Regular Season and the MLB Postseason. In 2018, he has relied primarily on his Curve (73mph) and Sinker (89mph), also mixing in a Cutter (83mph), Fourseam Fastball (89mph) and Change (81mph).

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Basic description of 2018 pitches compared to other RHP:
His curve comes in below hitting speed, has sweeping glove-side movement, generates fewer whiffs/swing compared to other pitchers' curves, results in more flyballs compared to other pitchers' curves and has a sharp downward bite. His sinker generates a very high amount of groundballs compared to other pitchers' sinkers, has below average velo, has slight armside run and has some natural sinking action. His cutter comes in below hitting speed, has sweeping cut action, generates a very high amount of groundballs compared to other pitchers' cutters and has some natural sink. His fourseam fastball has below average velo, results in more flyballs compared to other pitchers' fourseamers, has some natural sinking action and has slightly less natural movement than typical. His change has below average velo, generates fewer whiffs/swing compared to other pitchers' changeups, results in more flyballs compared to other pitchers' changeups, has slight armside fade and has some natural sink to it.