Jason Hammel

Kansas City Royals

Pitch Repertoire At-A-Glance

Although he has not thrown an MLB pitch in 2019, Jason Hammel threw 28,533 pitches that were tracked by the PITCHf/x system between 2007 and 2018, including pitches thrown in the MLB Regular Season, the MLB Postseason and Spring Training. In 2018, he relied primarily on his Sinker (92mph) and Slider (86mph), also mixing in a Fourseam Fastball (93mph) and Curve (78mph). He also rarely threw a Change (86mph).

BETA Feature:
Basic description of 2018 pitches compared to other RHP:
His sinker results in somewhat more flyballs compared to other pitchers' sinkers. His slider results in somewhat more flyballs compared to other pitchers' sliders. His fourseam fastball generates more whiffs/swing compared to other pitchers' fourseamers, has essentially average velo and results in somewhat more flyballs compared to other pitchers' fourseamers. His curve generates fewer whiffs/swing compared to other pitchers' curves, has a sharp downward bite, results in somewhat more flyballs compared to other pitchers' curves and has slight glove-side movement. His change generates fewer whiffs/swing compared to other pitchers' changeups, is slightly firmer than usual and results in somewhat more flyballs compared to other pitchers' changeups.