Aníbal Sánchez

Washington Nationals

Pitch Repertoire At-A-Glance

Aníbal Sánchez has thrown 31,140 pitches that have been tracked by the PITCHf/x system between 2008 and 2022, including pitches thrown in the MLB Regular Season, the MLB Postseason and Spring Training. In 2022, they have relied primarily on their Change (82mph) and Fourseam Fastball (90mph), also mixing in a Cutter (88mph), Sinker (89mph), Slider (83mph) and Curve (75mph). He also rarely throws a Splitter (69mph).


In 2022, compared to other RHP:
His change results in somewhat more flyballs compared to other pitchers' changeups and has slightly below average velo. His fourseam fastball has much less armside movement than typical, has below average velo, generates more whiffs/swing compared to other pitchers' fourseamers and results in more flyballs compared to other pitchers' fourseamers. His cutter generates fewer whiffs/swing compared to other pitchers' cutters, has good "rise" and results in somewhat more flyballs compared to other pitchers' cutters. His sinker is basically never swung at and missed compared to other pitchers' sinkers, has below average velo, has less armside run than typical and has little sinking action compared to a true sinker. His slider is an extreme flyball pitch compared to other pitchers' sliders. His curve is basically never swung at and missed compared to other pitchers' curves, has primarily 12-6 movement, has little depth, results in somewhat more flyballs compared to other pitchers' curves and has slightly below average velo. His splitter comes in below hitting speed, is basically never swung at and missed compared to other pitchers' splitters, is an extreme flyball pitch compared to other pitchers' splitters and has movement that suggests a lot of backspin.