Phil Hughes

Minnesota Twins

Pitch Repertoire At-A-Glance

Phil Hughes has thrown 20,901 pitches that have been 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 has 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 throws a Slider (84mph).

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Basic description of 2017 pitches compared to other RHP:
His fourseam fastball has below average velo and has some natural sinking action. 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 is an extreme flyball pitch compared to other pitchers' cutters, generates fewer whiffs/swing 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 results in more flyballs compared to other pitchers' sinkers, has less armside run than typical and has slightly below average velo. His slider is an extreme flyball pitch compared to other pitchers' sliders, generates more whiffs/swing compared to other pitchers' sliders, has less than expected depth and has primarily 12-6 movement.