Jaime Garcia

St. Louis Cardinals

Pitch Repertoire At-A-Glance

Jaime Garcia has thrown 10,210 pitches that have been tracked by the PITCHf/x system between 2008 and 2015, including pitches thrown in the MLB Regular Season, the MLB Postseason and Spring Training. In 2015, he has relied primarily on his Sinker (92mph), Fourseam Fastball (91mph) and Slider (85mph), also mixing in a Change (84mph) and Curve (74mph).

BETA Feature:
Basic description of 2015 pitches compared to other LHP:
His sinker is a real worm killer that generates an extreme number of groundballs compared to other pitchers' sinkers, is basically never swung at and missed compared to other pitchers' sinkers, has less armside run than typical and has some natural sinking action. His fourseam fastball has heavy sinking action, is a real worm killer that generates an extreme number of groundballs compared to other pitchers' fourseamers, generates fewer whiffs/swing compared to other pitchers' fourseamers, has less armside movement than typical and has essentially average velo. His slider is a real worm killer that generates an extreme number of groundballs compared to other pitchers' sliders, is much harder than usual and has some two-plane movement. His change is a real worm killer that generates an extreme number of groundballs compared to other pitchers' changeups, is slightly firmer than usual and has some natural sink to it. His curve generates more whiffs/swing compared to other pitchers' curves, results in many more groundballs compared to other pitchers' curves, has a sharp downward bite and has slightly below average velo.