Koji Uehara

Boston Red Sox

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Pitch Repertoire At-A-Glance

Koji Uehara has thrown 6,709 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 (88mph) 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, is an extreme flyball pitch compared to other pitchers' splitters and has slight armside fade. His cutter comes in below hitting speed, generates an extremely high number of swings & misses compared to other pitchers' cutters, is an extreme flyball pitch compared to other pitchers' cutters and has good "rise".