Derek Holland

San Francisco Giants

Pitch Repertoire At-A-Glance

Derek Holland has thrown 19,877 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), Sinker (92mph) and Curve using a Knuckle Curve grip (79mph), also mixing in a Change (84mph) and Slider (82mph).

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