Brandon McCarthy

Los Angeles Dodgers

Pitch Repertoire At-A-Glance

Brandon McCarthy has thrown 14,089 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 Sinker (94mph), Cutter (92mph) and Curve (80mph), also mixing in a Fourseam Fastball (94mph). He also rarely throws a Change (89mph).

BETA Feature:
Basic description of 2017 pitches compared to other RHP:
His sinker generates more whiffs/swing compared to other pitchers' sinkers and has slightly above average velo. His cutter is blazing fast, has good "rise" and results in somewhat more flyballs compared to other pitchers' cutters. His curve is slightly harder than usual, results in somewhat more flyballs compared to other pitchers' curves and has slight glove-side movement. 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 change is thrown extremely hard, is basically never swung at and missed compared to other pitchers' changeups, results in more flyballs compared to other pitchers' changeups and has slight armside fade.