Rick Porcello

Boston Red Sox

Pitch Repertoire At-A-Glance

Although he has not thrown an MLB pitch in 2020, Rick Porcello threw 33,088 pitches that were 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 relied primarily on his Fourseam Fastball (91mph) and Sinker (90mph), also mixing in a Slider (85mph), Curve (75mph) and Change using a Palm Ball grip (81mph).

BETA Feature:
Basic description of 2019 pitches compared to other RHP:
His fourseam fastball has some natural sinking action, results in somewhat more flyballs compared to other pitchers' fourseamers and has slightly below average velo. His sinker has slight armside run, has slightly below average velo and has some natural sinking action. His slider generates fewer whiffs/swing compared to other pitchers' sliders. His curve has slight glove-side movement and has slightly below average velo. His change generates fewer whiffs/swing compared to other pitchers' changeups, results in somewhat more flyballs compared to other pitchers' changeups, has slight armside fade and has slightly below average velo.