Adam Wainwright

St. Louis Cardinals

Pitch Repertoire At-A-Glance

Adam Wainwright has thrown 26,100 pitches that have been tracked by the PITCHf/x system between 2007 and 2017, including pitches thrown in the MLB Regular Season and the MLB Postseason. In 2017, he has relied primarily on his Sinker (91mph), Curve (74mph), Cutter (86mph) and Fourseam Fastball (91mph). He also rarely throws a Change (83mph).

BETA Feature:
Basic description of 2017 pitches compared to other RHP:
His sinker generates fewer whiffs/swing compared to other pitchers' sinkers and has less armside run than typical. His curve has sweeping glove-side movement, has below average velo, has a sharp downward bite and results in somewhat more groundballs compared to other pitchers' curves. His cutter has sweeping cut action, has below average velo, results in somewhat more groundballs compared to other pitchers' cutters and has some natural sink. His fourseam fastball is a real worm killer that generates an extreme number of groundballs compared to other pitchers' fourseamers, has less armside movement than typical, has some natural sinking action and has slightly below average velo. His change generates fewer whiffs/swing compared to other pitchers' changeups and results in more flyballs compared to other pitchers' changeups.