Edinson Volquez

Pittsburgh Pirates

Pitch Repertoire At-A-Glance

Edinson Volquez has thrown 16,985 pitches that have been tracked by the PITCHf/x system between 2007 and 2014, including pitches thrown in the MLB Regular Season, the MLB Postseason, The World Baseball Classic and Spring Training. In 2014, he has relied primarily on his Sinker (94mph) and Curve using a Knuckle Curve grip (81mph), also mixing in a Change (86mph) and Fourseam Fastball (94mph).

BETA Feature:
Basic description of 2014 pitches compared to other RHP:
His sinker has slightly above average velo. His curve has a sharp downward bite, is slightly harder than usual and results in somewhat more groundballs compared to other pitchers' curves. His change is slightly firmer than usual, results in somewhat more groundballs compared to other pitchers' changeups and has some natural sink to it. His fourseam fastball has some natural sinking action and has slightly above average velo.