John Means

Baltimore Orioles

Pitch Repertoire At-A-Glance

John Means has thrown 2,546 pitches that have been tracked by the PITCHf/x system between 2018 and 2019, all of them occuring in the MLB Regular Season. In 2019, he has relied primarily on his Fourseam Fastball (92mph) and Change (81mph), also mixing in a Slider (84mph) and Curve (77mph).

BETA Feature:
Basic description of 2019 pitches compared to other LHP:
His fourseam fastball has less armside movement than typical, has essentially average velo, results in somewhat more flyballs compared to other pitchers' fourseamers and has some added backspin. His change results in more flyballs compared to other pitchers' changeups and has an extreme amount of backspin. His slider has less than expected depth. His curve results in more flyballs compared to other pitchers' curves, has little depth and has primarily 12-6 movement.