Matthew Boyd

Detroit Tigers

Pitch Repertoire At-A-Glance

Although he has not thrown an MLB pitch in 2020, Matthew Boyd threw 10,931 pitches that were tracked by the PITCHf/x system between 2015 and 2019, all of them occuring in the MLB Regular Season. In 2019, he relied primarily on his Fourseam Fastball (92mph) and Slider (80mph), also mixing in a Change (79mph) and Curve (74mph). He also rarely threw a Sinker (90mph).

BETA Feature:
Basic description of 2019 pitches compared to other LHP:
His fourseam fastball generates a high number of swings & misses compared to other pitchers' fourseamers, has some natural sinking action and has slightly above average velo. His slider has exceptional depth and generates more whiffs/swing compared to other pitchers' sliders. His change generates more whiffs/swing compared to other pitchers' changeups, results in more flyballs compared to other pitchers' changeups, has slight cut action and has slightly below average velo. His curve has sweeping glove-side movement, results in more flyballs compared to other pitchers' curves and has slightly below average velo. His sinker has less armside run than typical and results in somewhat more flyballs compared to other pitchers' sinkers.