Derek Holland

San Francisco Giants

Pitch Repertoire At-A-Glance

Derek Holland has thrown 20,786 pitches that have been tracked by the PITCHf/x system between 2009 and 2018, including pitches thrown in the MLB Regular Season, the MLB Postseason and Spring Training. In 2018, he has relied primarily on his Fourseam Fastball (92mph) and Curve using a Knuckle Curve grip (80mph), also mixing in a Sinker (92mph), Slider (82mph) and Change (84mph).

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Basic description of 2018 pitches compared to other LHP:
His fourseam fastball has essentially average velo, results in somewhat more flyballs compared to other pitchers' fourseamers and has slight armside run. His curve has very little depth, has primarily 12-6 movement, is much harder than usual and results in somewhat more flyballs compared to other pitchers' curves. His sinker results in somewhat more groundballs compared to other pitchers' sinkers, has slight armside run and has slightly above average velo. His slider has primarily 12-6 movement, has less than expected depth and results in somewhat more flyballs compared to other pitchers' sliders. His change is basically never swung at and missed compared to other pitchers' changeups, is an extreme flyball pitch compared to other pitchers' changeups, has slight cut action, has a lot of backspin and is slightly firmer than usual.