Brett Anderson

Oakland Athletics

Pitch Repertoire At-A-Glance

Brett Anderson has thrown 13,861 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 (91mph) and Slider (82mph), also mixing in a Change (83mph), Fourseam Fastball (91mph) and Curve using a Knuckle Curve grip (76mph).

BETA Feature:
Basic description of 2019 pitches compared to other LHP:
His sinker results in somewhat more groundballs compared to other pitchers' sinkers and has some natural sinking action. His slider is basically never swung at and missed compared to other pitchers' sliders, has exceptional depth and generates a very high amount of groundballs compared to other pitchers' sliders. His change generates more whiffs/swing compared to other pitchers' changeups, results in many more groundballs compared to other pitchers' changeups and has some natural sink to it. His fourseam fastball has some natural sinking action and has essentially average velo. His curve generates fewer whiffs/swing compared to other pitchers' curves, has a sharp downward bite and results in somewhat more flyballs compared to other pitchers' curves.