Dakota Hudson

St. Louis Cardinals

Pitch Repertoire At-A-Glance

Dakota Hudson has thrown 1,668 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 Sinker (94mph) and Cutter (88mph), also mixing in a Fourseam Fastball (94mph) and Slider (82mph). He also rarely throws a Change (89mph).

BETA Feature:
Basic description of 2019 pitches compared to other RHP:
His sinker is a real worm killer that generates an extreme number of groundballs compared to other pitchers' sinkers, has less armside run than typical, has slightly above average velo and has some natural sinking action. His cutter generates an extremely high number of swings & misses compared to other pitchers' cutters, has heavy sink, results in somewhat more groundballs compared to other pitchers' cutters and has strong cutting action. His fourseam fastball has heavy sinking action, is a real worm killer that generates an extreme number of groundballs compared to other pitchers' fourseamers, has less armside movement than typical and has slightly above average velo. His slider sweeps across the zone, has exceptional depth and is an extreme flyball pitch compared to other pitchers' sliders. His change is thrown extremely hard, generates fewer whiffs/swing compared to other pitchers' changeups and results in more flyballs compared to other pitchers' changeups.