James Paxton

New York Yankees

Pitch Repertoire At-A-Glance

James Paxton has thrown 12,765 pitches that have been tracked by the PITCHf/x system between 2011 and 2019, including pitches thrown in the MLB Regular Season, Spring Training and Fall/Winter Ball. In 2019, he has relied primarily on his Fourseam Fastball (96mph) and Cutter (88mph), also mixing in a Curve using a Knuckle Curve grip (81mph) and Sinker (95mph). He also rarely throws a Change (86mph).

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Basic description of 2019 pitches compared to other LHP:
His fourseam fastball generates a high number of swings & misses compared to other pitchers' fourseamers and is blazing fast. His cutter generates an extremely high number of swings & misses compared to other pitchers' cutters, has heavy sink, has well above average velo and has strong cutting action. His curve is much harder than usual, has primarily 12-6 movement and results in somewhat more flyballs compared to other pitchers' curves. His sinker generates an extremely high number of swings & misses compared to other pitchers' sinkers, is blazing fast and results in somewhat more flyballs compared to other pitchers' sinkers. His change generates an extremely high number of swings & misses compared to other pitchers' changeups, is much firmer than usual, results in many more groundballs compared to other pitchers' changeups, has slight cut action and has some natural sink to it.