Edinson Volquez

Kansas City Royals

Pitch Repertoire At-A-Glance

Edinson Volquez has thrown 17,916 pitches that have been 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 has relied primarily on his Sinker (95mph), Change (86mph) and Curve using a Knuckle Curve grip (81mph), also mixing in a Fourseam Fastball (95mph).

BETA Feature:
Basic description of 2015 pitches compared to other RHP:
His sinker has well above average velo and results in somewhat more flyballs compared to other pitchers' sinkers. His change generates an extremely high number of swings & misses compared to other pitchers' changeups, 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 is slightly harder than usual and results in somewhat more flyballs compared to other pitchers' curves. His fourseam fastball has some natural sinking action, results in somewhat more flyballs compared to other pitchers' fourseamers, has slight armside run and has slightly above average velo.