Adam Wainwright

St. Louis Cardinals

Pitch Repertoire At-A-Glance

Adam Wainwright has thrown 29,306 pitches that have been tracked by the PITCHf/x system between 2008 and 2021, all of them occuring in the MLB Regular Season. In 2021, he has relied primarily on his Curve (74mph), Sinker (90mph) and Cutter (86mph), also mixing in a Fourseam Fastball (90mph) and Change (84mph).


In 2021, compared to other RHP:
His curve has an exceptional bite, has sweeping glove-side movement and has below average velo. His sinker results in somewhat more flyballs compared to other pitchers' sinkers and has slightly below average velo. His cutter is a real worm killer that generates an extreme number of groundballs compared to other pitchers' cutters, has sweeping cut action, has below average velo and has some natural sink. His fourseam fastball has much less armside movement than typical, has below average velo and has some natural sinking action. His change is basically never swung at and missed compared to other pitchers' changeups, results in somewhat more flyballs compared to other pitchers' changeups, has slight armside fade and has some natural sink to it.