Los Angeles Dodgers
Alex Wood has thrown 10,206 pitches that have been tracked by the PITCHf/x system between 2013 and 2017, including pitches thrown in the MLB Regular Season, the MLB Postseason and Spring Training. In 2017, he has relied primarily on his Sinker (92mph), Change
Basic description of 2017 pitches compared to other LHP:
His sinker generates more whiffs/swing compared to other pitchers' sinkers, has little sinking action compared to a true sinker and has slightly above average velo. His change 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. His curve is thrown extremely hard, is a real worm killer that generates an extreme number of groundballs compared to other pitchers' curves, has little depth and has primarily 12-6 movement. His fourseam fastball is an extreme flyball pitch compared to other pitchers' fourseamers, has good "rising" action, has slight armside run and has slightly above average velo.