Luis Mendoza

Kansas City Royals

Pitch Repertoire At-A-Glance

Although he has not thrown an MLB pitch in 2014, Luis Mendoza threw 6,149 pitches that were tracked by the PITCHf/x system between 2007 and 2013, including pitches thrown in the MLB Regular Season, The World Baseball Classic and Spring Training. In 2013, he relied primarily on his Sinker (92mph) and Curve using a Knuckle Curve grip (83mph), also mixing in a Fourseam Fastball (93mph) and Change (84mph).

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Basic description of 2013 pitches compared to other RHP:
His sinker has less armside run than typical. His curve is thrown extremely hard, has very little depth and has primarily 12-6 movement. His fourseam fastball generates fewer whiffs/swing compared to other pitchers' fourseamers, has essentially average velo and has slightly less natural movement than typical. His change generates fewer whiffs/swing compared to other pitchers' changeups.