Adam Wainwright

St. Louis Cardinals

Pitch Repertoire At-A-Glance

Adam Wainwright has thrown 31,726 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 (89mph) and Cutter (85mph), also mixing in a Fourseam Fastball (89mph) and Change (83mph).


In 2021, compared to other RHP:
His curve has an exceptional bite, has sweeping glove-side movement and has below average velo. His sinker has below average velo, has less armside run than typical and results in somewhat more flyballs compared to other pitchers' sinkers. His cutter has heavy sink, has sweeping cut action, generates a very high amount of groundballs compared to other pitchers' cutters and has below average velo. His fourseam fastball has much less armside movement than typical, has below average velo and has some natural sinking action. His change generates fewer whiffs/swing compared to other pitchers' changeups, has slight armside fade and has some natural sink to it.