Jaime Garcia

St. Louis Cardinals

Pitch Repertoire At-A-Glance

Jaime Garcia has thrown 9,266 pitches that have been tracked by the PITCHf/x system between 2008 and 2014, including pitches thrown in the MLB Regular Season, the MLB Postseason and Spring Training. In 2014, he has relied primarily on his Sinker (91mph) and Fourseam Fastball (91mph), also mixing in a Slider (83mph), Change (83mph) and Curve (73mph).

BETA Feature:
Basic description of 2014 pitches compared to other LHP:
His sinker has surprisingly little armside run and results in many more groundballs compared to other pitchers' sinkers. His fourseam fastball has heavy sinking action, is a real worm killer that generates an extreme number of groundballs compared to other pitchers' fourseamers, has much less armside movement than typical, generates fewer whiffs/swing compared to other pitchers' fourseamers and has essentially average velo. His slider results in many more groundballs compared to other pitchers' sliders and has some two-plane movement. His change generates an extremely high number of swings & misses compared to other pitchers' changeups and results in more flyballs compared to other pitchers' changeups. His curve generates an extremely high number of swings & misses compared to other pitchers' curves, is an extreme flyball pitch compared to other pitchers' curves, has below average velo and has a sharp downward bite.