Carlos Martinez

St. Louis Cardinals

Pitch Repertoire At-A-Glance

Carlos Martinez has thrown 2,970 pitches that have been tracked by the PITCHf/x system between 2011 and 2015, including pitches thrown in the MLB Regular Season and the MLB Postseason. In 2015, he has relied primarily on his Fourseam Fastball (96mph), Slider (85mph) and Sinker (95mph), also mixing in a Change (87mph).

BETA Feature:
Basic description of 2015 pitches compared to other RHP:
His fourseam fastball is a real worm killer that generates an extreme number of groundballs compared to other pitchers' fourseamers, is basically never swung at and missed compared to other pitchers' fourseamers, has some natural sinking action and has well above average velo. His slider is a real worm killer that generates an extreme number of groundballs compared to other pitchers' sliders, sweeps across the zone and has some two-plane movement. His sinker generates an extremely high number of swings & misses compared to other pitchers' sinkers, is a real worm killer that generates an extreme number of groundballs compared to other pitchers' sinkers, has well above average velo and has some natural sinking action. His change generates a high number of swings & misses compared to other pitchers' changeups, generates a very high amount of groundballs compared to other pitchers' changeups, is much firmer than usual, has slight armside fade and has some natural sink to it.