Jason Vargas

New York Mets

Pitch Repertoire At-A-Glance

Although he has not thrown an MLB pitch in 2018, Jason Vargas threw 21,589 pitches that were tracked by the PITCHf/x system between 2009 and 2017, including pitches thrown in the MLB Regular Season, the MLB Postseason and Spring Training. In 2017, he relied primarily on his Sinker using a Two-seam Fastball grip (86mph) and Change using a Circle Change grip (80mph), also mixing in a Curve using a Knuckle Curve grip (73mph) and Fourseam Fastball (87mph).

BETA Feature:
Basic description of 2017 pitches compared to other LHP:
His sinker has below average velo, has less armside run than typical, has little sinking action compared to a true sinker and results in somewhat more flyballs compared to other pitchers' sinkers. His change generates more whiffs/swing compared to other pitchers' changeups, has a lot of backspin, has slight armside fade and has slightly below average velo. His curve has below average velo. His fourseam fastball comes in below hitting speed and has some added backspin.