Collin McHugh

Houston Astros

Pitch Repertoire At-A-Glance

Collin McHugh has thrown 10,676 pitches that have been tracked by the PITCHf/x system between 2011 and 2017, including pitches thrown in the MLB Regular Season, the MLB Postseason, Spring Training and Fall/Winter Ball. In 2017, he has relied primarily on his Fourseam Fastball (91mph) and Slider (81mph), also mixing in a Curve (75mph), Sinker (90mph) and Cutter (87mph). He also rarely throws a Change (85mph).

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Basic description of 2017 pitches compared to other RHP:
His fourseam fastball generates a high number of swings & misses compared to other pitchers' fourseamers, results in more flyballs compared to other pitchers' fourseamers and has slightly below average velo. His slider generates an extremely high number of swings & misses compared to other pitchers' sliders, sweeps across the zone, is an extreme flyball pitch compared to other pitchers' sliders, has below average velo and has some two-plane movement. His curve has a sharp downward bite, results in somewhat more flyballs compared to other pitchers' curves, has slight glove-side movement and has slightly below average velo. His sinker is basically never swung at and missed compared to other pitchers' sinkers, results in more flyballs compared to other pitchers' sinkers and has slightly below average velo. His cutter is an extreme flyball pitch compared to other pitchers' cutters, generates fewer whiffs/swing compared to other pitchers' cutters, has slightly below average velo, has some natural sink and has strong cutting action. His change (take this with a grain of salt because he's only thrown 7 of them in 2017) is basically never swung at and missed compared to other pitchers' changeups and results in more flyballs compared to other pitchers' changeups.