Phil Hughes

Minnesota Twins

Pitch Repertoire At-A-Glance

Although he has not thrown an MLB pitch in 2018, Phil Hughes threw 20,901 pitches that were tracked by the PITCHf/x system between 2007 and 2017, including pitches thrown in the MLB Regular Season, the MLB Postseason and Spring Training. In 2017, he relied primarily on his Fourseam Fastball (90mph) and Curve using a Knuckle Curve grip (78mph), also mixing in a Cutter (87mph), Change (83mph) and Sinker (90mph). He also rarely threw a Slider (84mph).

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Basic description of 2017 pitches compared to other RHP:
His fourseam fastball has some natural sinking action and has slightly below average velo. His curve is basically never swung at and missed compared to other pitchers' curves and results in somewhat more flyballs compared to other pitchers' curves. His cutter generates fewer whiffs/swing compared to other pitchers' cutters, results in more flyballs compared to other pitchers' cutters, has little cutting action and has slightly below average velo. His change is basically never swung at and missed compared to other pitchers' changeups and results in more flyballs compared to other pitchers' changeups. His sinker generates fewer whiffs/swing compared to other pitchers' sinkers, has less armside run than typical, results in somewhat more flyballs compared to other pitchers' sinkers and has slightly below average velo. His slider generates a high number of swings & misses compared to other pitchers' sliders, is an extreme flyball pitch compared to other pitchers' sliders, has less than expected depth and has primarily 12-6 movement.