Dakota Hudson

St. Louis Cardinals

Pitch Repertoire At-A-Glance

Although he has not thrown an MLB pitch in 2020, Dakota Hudson threw 3,367 pitches that were tracked by the PITCHf/x system between 2018 and 2019, including pitches thrown in the MLB Regular Season and the MLB Postseason. In 2019, he relied primarily on his Sinker (94mph) and Cutter (88mph), also mixing in a Fourseam Fastball (94mph) and Slider (82mph). He also rarely threw a Change (88mph).

BETA Feature:
Basic description of 2019 pitches compared to other RHP:
His sinker generates a very high amount 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 and has heavy sink. 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 slightly above average velo and has slightly less natural movement than typical. His slider has exceptional depth and has short glove-side cut. His change is thrown extremely hard and results in more flyballs compared to other pitchers' changeups.