Ubaldo Jimenez

Baltimore Orioles

Pitch Repertoire At-A-Glance

Ubaldo Jimenez has thrown 28,520 pitches that have been tracked by the PITCHf/x system between 2007 and 2016, including pitches thrown in the MLB Regular Season, the MLB Postseason and Spring Training. In 2016, he has relied primarily on his Sinker (91mph), also mixing in a Splitter (85mph), Slider (83mph), Fourseam Fastball (92mph) and Curve (76mph). He also rarely throws a Change (83mph) and Cutter (87mph).

BETA Feature:
Basic description of 2016 pitches compared to other RHP:
His sinker has less armside run than typical and has little sinking action compared to a true sinker. His splitter has movement that suggests a lot of backspin. His slider has short glove-side cut and has less than expected depth. His fourseam fastball is a real worm killer that generates an extreme number of groundballs compared to other pitchers' fourseamers, has essentially average velo and has some added backspin. His curve is basically never swung at and missed compared to other pitchers' curves, results in somewhat more flyballs compared to other pitchers' curves, has slight glove-side movement and has slightly below average velo. His change has an extreme amount of backspin and results in somewhat more flyballs compared to other pitchers' changeups. His cutter (take this with a grain of salt because he's only thrown 15 of them in 2016) is basically never swung at and missed compared to other pitchers' cutters, has good "rise" and has little cutting action.