Zack Greinke

Houston Astros

Pitch Repertoire At-A-Glance

Zack Greinke has thrown 40,897 pitches that have been tracked by the PITCHf/x system between 2007 and 2020, including pitches thrown in the MLB Regular Season, the MLB Postseason and Spring Training. In 2020, he has relied primarily on his Fourseam Fastball (87mph) and Change (86mph), also mixing in a Curve (71mph) and Slider (85mph). He also rarely throws a Splitter (77mph).

BETA Feature:
Basic description of 2020 pitches compared to other RHP:
His fourseam fastball comes in below hitting speed, is straight as an arrow and results in somewhat more flyballs compared to other pitchers' fourseamers. His change dives down out of the zone, generates a high number of swings & misses compared to other pitchers' changeups, results in more flyballs compared to other pitchers' changeups and is slightly firmer than usual. His slider is an extreme flyball pitch compared to other pitchers' sliders, has short glove-side cut and has less than expected depth. His curve comes in below hitting speed, generates more whiffs/swing compared to other pitchers' curves, results in more flyballs compared to other pitchers' curves, has a sharp downward bite and has slight glove-side movement. His splitter (take this with a grain of salt because he's only thrown 4 of them in 2020) comes in below hitting speed, is basically never swung at and missed compared to other pitchers' splitters, has surprising cut action, is an extreme flyball pitch compared to other pitchers' splitters and has movement that suggests an extreme amount of backspin.