Brandon McCarthy

Los Angeles Dodgers

Pitch Repertoire At-A-Glance

Brandon McCarthy has thrown 14,699 pitches that have been tracked by the PITCHf/x system between 2007 and 2017, including pitches thrown in the MLB Regular Season and Spring Training. In 2017, he has relied primarily on his Cutter (92mph) and Sinker (93mph), also mixing in a Curve (80mph) and Fourseam Fastball (94mph). He also rarely throws a Change (89mph).

BETA Feature:
Basic description of 2017 pitches compared to other RHP:
His cutter results in more flyballs compared to other pitchers' cutters, has well above average velo and has good "rise". His sinker generates more whiffs/swing compared to other pitchers' sinkers, results in somewhat more groundballs compared to other pitchers' sinkers and has slightly above average velo. His curve is slightly harder than usual and has slight glove-side movement. His fourseam fastball generates a high number of swings & misses compared to other pitchers' fourseamers, has essentially average velo and results in somewhat more flyballs compared to other pitchers' fourseamers. His change is thrown extremely hard, is basically never swung at and missed compared to other pitchers' changeups, generates a very high amount of groundballs compared to other pitchers' changeups and has slight armside fade.