Koji Uehara

Boston Red Sox

Pitch Repertoire At-A-Glance

Koji Uehara has thrown 6,841 pitches that have been tracked by the PITCHf/x system between 2009 and 2016, including pitches thrown in the MLB Regular Season, the MLB Postseason and Spring Training. In 2016, he has relied primarily on his Fourseam Fastball (87mph) and Splitter (79mph), also mixing in a Cutter (83mph).

BETA Feature:
Basic description of 2016 pitches compared to other RHP:
His fourseam fastball comes in below hitting speed, generates more whiffs/swing compared to other pitchers' fourseamers, has good "rising" action, results in more flyballs compared to other pitchers' fourseamers and has slight armside run. His splitter comes in below hitting speed, results in more flyballs compared to other pitchers' splitters, has movement that suggests a lot of backspin and has slight armside fade. His cutter comes in below hitting speed, generates a high number of swings & misses compared to other pitchers' cutters, is an extreme flyball pitch compared to other pitchers' cutters and has good "rise".