Felix Hernandez

Seattle Mariners

Pitch Repertoire At-A-Glance

Felix Hernandez has thrown 26,480 pitches that have been tracked by the PITCHf/x system between 2007 and 2014, including pitches thrown in the MLB Regular Season, the MLB Postseason, The World Baseball Classic and Spring Training. In 2014, he has relied primarily on his Sinker (93mph) and Change (90mph), also mixing in a Curve (81mph), Fourseam Fastball (94mph) and Slider (85mph).

BETA Feature:
Basic description of 2014 pitches compared to other RHP:
His sinker has slightly above average velo. His change is thrown extremely hard, is a real worm killer that generates an extreme number of groundballs compared to other pitchers' changeups, generates more whiffs/swing compared to other pitchers' changeups and has some natural sink to it. His curve generates more whiffs/swing compared to other pitchers' curves, results in many more groundballs compared to other pitchers' curves, has a sharp downward bite, is slightly harder than usual and has slight glove-side movement. His fourseam fastball has less armside movement than typical, results in many more groundballs compared to other pitchers' fourseamers and has essentially average velo. His slider is a real worm killer that generates an extreme number of groundballs compared to other pitchers' sliders, has exceptional depth and generates more whiffs/swing compared to other pitchers' sliders.