Tanner Roark

Oakland Athletics

Pitch Repertoire At-A-Glance

Tanner Roark has thrown 19,177 pitches that have been tracked by the PITCHf/x system between 2013 and 2020, including pitches thrown in the MLB Regular Season, the MLB Postseason, The World Baseball Classic and Spring Training. In 2020, he has relied primarily on his Fourseam Fastball (91mph), also mixing in a Sinker using a Two-seam Fastball grip (91mph), Slider (84mph), Curve (73mph) and Change (81mph). He also rarely throws a Cutter (87mph).

BETA Feature:
Basic description of 2020 pitches compared to other RHP:
His fourseam fastball generates more whiffs/swing compared to other pitchers' fourseamers, has less armside movement than typical and has slightly below average velo. His sinker has less armside run than typical, has little sinking action compared to a true sinker and results in somewhat more flyballs compared to other pitchers' sinkers. His slider has less than expected depth and results in somewhat more groundballs compared to other pitchers' sliders. His curve has an exceptional bite, has below average velo, generates more whiffs/swing compared to other pitchers' curves, results in somewhat more flyballs compared to other pitchers' curves and has slight glove-side movement. His change generates a high number of swings & misses compared to other pitchers' changeups and has slightly below average velo. His cutter is basically never swung at and missed compared to other pitchers' cutters, is an extreme flyball pitch compared to other pitchers' cutters, has good "rise", has slightly below average velo and has strong cutting action.