Michael Tonkin

Minnesota Twins

Pitch Repertoire At-A-Glance

Although he has not thrown an MLB pitch in 2019, Michael Tonkin threw 2,609 pitches that were tracked by the PITCHf/x system between 2012 and 2017, including pitches thrown in the MLB Regular Season and Fall/Winter Ball. In 2017, he relied primarily on his Fourseam Fastball (95mph) and Slider (84mph), also mixing in a Sinker (94mph) and Cutter (91mph).

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Basic description of 2017 pitches compared to other RHP:
His fourseam fastball generates more whiffs/swing compared to other pitchers' fourseamers, results in more flyballs compared to other pitchers' fourseamers, has some natural sinking action, has slight armside run and has slightly above average velo. His slider results in more flyballs compared to other pitchers' sliders and has some two-plane movement. His sinker has an obvious tail, generates a high number of swings & misses compared to other pitchers' sinkers, generates a very high amount of groundballs compared to other pitchers' sinkers, has well above average velo and has some natural sinking action. His cutter generates an extremely high number of swings & misses compared to other pitchers' cutters, is an extreme flyball pitch compared to other pitchers' cutters, has little cutting action and has slightly above average velo.