Edinson Volquez

Kansas City Royals

Pitch Repertoire At-A-Glance

Although he has not thrown an MLB pitch in 2016, Edinson Volquez threw 21,091 pitches that were tracked by the PITCHf/x system between 2007 and 2015, including pitches thrown in the MLB Regular Season, the MLB Postseason, The World Baseball Classic and Spring Training. In 2015, he relied primarily on his Sinker (94mph), Change (85mph) and Curve using a Knuckle Curve grip (81mph). He also rarely threw a Fourseam Fastball (95mph).

BETA Feature:
Basic description of 2015 pitches compared to other RHP:
His sinker has well above average velo, has little sinking action compared to a true sinker, results in somewhat more flyballs compared to other pitchers' sinkers and has slight armside run. His change dives down out of the zone and results in somewhat more groundballs compared to other pitchers' changeups. His curve is slightly harder than usual. His fourseam fastball generates an extremely high number of swings & misses compared to other pitchers' fourseamers, is an extreme flyball pitch compared to other pitchers' fourseamers and has slightly above average velo.