Jeff Samardzija

San Francisco Giants

Pitch Repertoire At-A-Glance

Jeff Samardzija has thrown 24,585 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 Fourseam Fastball (92mph) and Slider (85mph), also mixing in a Sinker (92mph), Cutter (89mph) and Splitter (83mph). He also rarely throws a Curve (76mph).

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Basic description of 2019 pitches compared to other RHP:
His fourseam fastball results in more flyballs compared to other pitchers' fourseamers and has essentially average velo. His slider results in more flyballs compared to other pitchers' sliders, has less than expected depth and has primarily 12-6 movement. His sinker results in somewhat more flyballs compared to other pitchers' sinkers and has slight armside run. His cutter is an extreme flyball pitch compared to other pitchers' cutters, has good "rise" and has little cutting action. His splitter is an extreme flyball pitch compared to other pitchers' splitters, has movement that suggests a lot of backspin and has slightly below average velo. His curve results in more flyballs compared to other pitchers' curves, has primarily 12-6 movement and has slightly below average velo.