Craig Kimbrel

Chicago Cubs

Pitch Repertoire At-A-Glance

Craig Kimbrel has thrown 9,925 pitches that have been tracked by the PITCHf/x system between 2009 and 2019, including pitches thrown in the MLB Regular Season, the MLB Postseason, The World Baseball Classic, Spring Training and Fall/Winter Ball. In 2019, he has relied primarily on his Fourseam Fastball (96mph) and Curve using a Knuckle Curve grip (86mph).

BETA Feature:
Basic description of 2019 pitches compared to other RHP:
His fourseam fastball generates a high number of swings & misses compared to other pitchers' fourseamers, has some natural sinking action, has well above average velo, results in somewhat more flyballs compared to other pitchers' fourseamers and has slight armside run. His curve is thrown extremely hard and generates an extremely high number of swings & misses compared to other pitchers' curves.