Max Scherzer

Washington Nationals

Pitch Repertoire At-A-Glance

Max Scherzer has thrown 36,817 pitches that have been tracked by the PITCHf/x system between 2008 and 2019, including pitches thrown in the MLB Regular Season, the MLB Postseason and Spring Training. In 2019, he has relied primarily on his Fourseam Fastball (95mph) and Slider (86mph), also mixing in a Change (85mph), Cutter (90mph) and Curve (78mph).

BETA Feature:
Basic description of 2019 pitches compared to other RHP:
His fourseam fastball generates an extremely high number of swings & misses compared to other pitchers' fourseamers, has some natural sinking action, has slight armside run and has slightly above average velo. His slider generates an extremely high number of swings & misses compared to other pitchers' sliders and is a real worm killer that generates an extreme number of groundballs compared to other pitchers' sliders. His change is a real worm killer that generates an extreme number of groundballs compared to other pitchers' changeups, dives down out of the zone and has slight armside fade. His cutter is an extreme flyball pitch compared to other pitchers' cutters, has little cutting action, has slightly above average velo and has some natural sink. His curve generates fewer whiffs/swing compared to other pitchers' curves, results in somewhat more flyballs compared to other pitchers' curves and has slight glove-side movement.