Edinson Volquez

Kansas City Royals

Pitch Repertoire At-A-Glance

Edinson Volquez has thrown 21,842 pitches that have been tracked by the PITCHf/x system between 2007 and 2016, including pitches thrown in the MLB Regular Season, the MLB Postseason, The World Baseball Classic and Spring Training. In 2016, he has relied primarily on his Sinker (94mph), Change (85mph) and Curve using a Knuckle Curve grip (82mph). He also rarely throws a Fourseam Fastball (95mph).

BETA Feature:
Basic description of 2016 pitches compared to other RHP:
His sinker has well above average velo and has slight armside run. His change dives down out of the zone, generates more whiffs/swing compared to other pitchers' changeups and results in somewhat more groundballs compared to other pitchers' changeups. His curve generates a very high amount of groundballs compared to other pitchers' curves and is much harder than usual. His fourseam fastball generates an extremely high number of swings & misses compared to other pitchers' fourseamers, results in more flyballs compared to other pitchers' fourseamers, has slight armside run and has slightly above average velo.