Clayton Richard

Toronto Blue Jays

Pitch Repertoire At-A-Glance

Clayton Richard has thrown 21,033 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 Sinker (90mph) and Slider (80mph), also mixing in a Fourseam Fastball (91mph). He also rarely throws a Change (82mph).

BETA Feature:
Basic description of 2019 pitches compared to other LHP:
His sinker has heavy sinking action, is a real worm killer that generates an extreme number of groundballs compared to other pitchers' sinkers, generates fewer whiffs/swing compared to other pitchers' sinkers and has slight armside run. His slider has exceptional depth. His fourseam fastball has heavy sinking action, is an extreme flyball pitch compared to other pitchers' fourseamers, has essentially average velo and has slight armside run. His change dives down out of the zone, generates a high number of swings & misses compared to other pitchers' changeups, is an extreme flyball pitch compared to other pitchers' changeups and has slight cut action.