Jake Arrieta

Chicago Cubs

Pitch Repertoire At-A-Glance

Jake Arrieta has thrown 17,187 pitches that have been tracked by the PITCHf/x system between 2008 and 2017, including pitches thrown in the MLB Regular Season, the MLB Postseason and Spring Training. In 2017, he has relied primarily on his Sinker (92mph), also mixing in a Slider (87mph), Curve (78mph), Change (87mph) and Fourseam Fastball (93mph).

BETA Feature:
Basic description of 2017 pitches compared to other RHP:
His sinker has little sinking action compared to a true sinker and results in somewhat more flyballs compared to other pitchers' sinkers. His slider generates more whiffs/swing compared to other pitchers' sliders, has short glove-side cut, is much harder than usual and results in somewhat more flyballs compared to other pitchers' sliders. His curve generates a high number of swings & misses compared to other pitchers' curves, has a sharp downward bite, results in somewhat more flyballs compared to other pitchers' curves and has slight glove-side movement. His change generates more whiffs/swing compared to other pitchers' changeups, is much firmer than usual, has slight armside fade and has some natural sink to it. His fourseam fastball is an extreme flyball pitch compared to other pitchers' fourseamers, generates fewer whiffs/swing compared to other pitchers' fourseamers and has essentially average velo.