Jaime Garcia

St. Louis Cardinals

Pitch Repertoire At-A-Glance

Although he has not thrown an MLB pitch in 2016, Jaime Garcia threw 11,366 pitches that were 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 relied primarily on his Sinker (91mph) and Fourseam Fastball (91mph), also mixing in a Slider (84mph), Change (84mph) and Curve (74mph).

BETA Feature:
Basic description of 2015 pitches compared to other LHP:
His sinker generates fewer whiffs/swing compared to other pitchers' sinkers, results in many more groundballs 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, 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 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 has a sharp downward bite and has slightly below average velo.