Rick Porcello

Boston Red Sox

Pitch Repertoire At-A-Glance

Although he has not thrown an MLB pitch in 2021, Rick Porcello threw 34,138 pitches that were tracked by the PITCHf/x system between 2008 and 2020, including pitches thrown in the MLB Regular Season, the MLB Postseason and Spring Training. In 2020, he relied primarily on his Sinker (90mph) and Slider (87mph), also mixing in a Change using a Palm Ball grip (82mph), Fourseam Fastball (92mph) and Curve (75mph).

BETA Feature:
Basic description of 2020 pitches compared to other RHP:
His sinker generates fewer whiffs/swing compared to other pitchers' sinkers, has slight armside run and has slightly below average velo. His slider generates fewer whiffs/swing compared to other pitchers' sliders, has less than expected depth and has primarily 12-6 movement. His change results in somewhat more groundballs compared to other pitchers' changeups, has slight armside fade, has slightly below average velo and has some natural sink to it. His fourseam fastball has essentially average velo and results in somewhat more groundballs compared to other pitchers' fourseamers. His curve is basically never swung at and missed compared to other pitchers' curves, results in somewhat more flyballs compared to other pitchers' curves and has slightly below average velo.