Although he has not thrown an MLB pitch in 2019, Nick Pivetta threw 5,224 pitches that were tracked by the PITCHf/x system between 2017 and 2018, including pitches thrown in the MLB Regular Season and The World Baseball Classic. In 2018, he relied primarily on his Fourseam Fastball (96mph) and Curve (81mph), also mixing in a Slider (85mph) and Sinker (95mph). He also rarely threw a Change (88mph) and Cutter (90mph).
Basic description of 2018 pitches compared to other RHP:
His fourseam fastball generates more whiffs/swing compared to other pitchers' fourseamers, has well above average velo and has some added backspin. His curve has a sharp downward bite, is slightly harder than usual, results in somewhat more groundballs compared to other pitchers' curves and has slight glove-side movement. His slider generates a very high amount of groundballs compared to other pitchers' sliders, has short glove-side cut and has some two-plane movement. His sinker generates a high number of swings & misses compared to other pitchers' sinkers, has well above average velo and has little sinking action compared to a true sinker. His change is much firmer than usual and has slight armside fade. 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 slightly above average velo, has some natural sink and has strong cutting action.