Cole Hamels

Chicago Cubs

Pitch Repertoire At-A-Glance

Cole Hamels has thrown 40,123 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 Cutter (86mph) and Change using a Circle Change grip (81mph), also mixing in a Fourseam Fastball (89mph), Curve (76mph) and Sinker (88mph).

BETA Feature:
Basic description of 2020 pitches compared to other LHP:
His cutter (take this with a grain of salt because he's only thrown 16 of them in 2020) generates an extremely high number of swings & misses compared to other pitchers' cutters, is an extreme flyball pitch compared to other pitchers' cutters and has little cutting action. His change (take this with a grain of salt because he's only thrown 15 of them in 2020) is an extreme flyball pitch compared to other pitchers' changeups. His fourseam fastball (take this with a grain of salt because he's only thrown 8 of them in 2020) generates an extremely high number of swings & misses compared to other pitchers' fourseamers, is an extreme flyball pitch compared to other pitchers' fourseamers, has some natural sinking action and has slightly below average velo. His curve (take this with a grain of salt because he's only thrown 8 of them in 2020) generates an extremely high number of swings & misses compared to other pitchers' curves, is an extreme flyball pitch compared to other pitchers' curves and has a sharp downward bite. His sinker (take this with a grain of salt because he's only thrown 5 of them in 2020) is basically never swung at and missed compared to other pitchers' sinkers, has slight armside run, has slightly below average velo and has some natural sinking action.