Brandon McCarthy

Los Angeles Dodgers

Pitch Repertoire At-A-Glance

Brandon McCarthy has thrown 12,197 pitches that have been tracked by the PITCHf/x system between 2007 and 2014, including pitches thrown in the MLB Regular Season and Spring Training. In 2014, he has relied primarily on his Sinker (94mph) and Curve (82mph), also mixing in a Fourseam Fastball (94mph) and Cutter (92mph). He also rarely throws a Change (88mph).

BETA Feature:
Basic description of 2014 pitches compared to other RHP:
His sinker generates more whiffs/swing compared to other pitchers' sinkers, results in many more groundballs compared to other pitchers' sinkers and has slightly above average velo. His curve is much harder than usual, has little depth and results in somewhat more groundballs compared to other pitchers' curves. His fourseam fastball generates a high number of swings & misses compared to other pitchers' fourseamers, results in somewhat more groundballs compared to other pitchers' fourseamers and has slightly above average velo. His cutter is blazing fast, has good "rise" and has little cutting action. His change is basically never swung at and missed compared to other pitchers' changeups, is much firmer than usual and results in more flyballs compared to other pitchers' changeups.