Max Scherzer

New York Mets

Pitch Repertoire At-A-Glance

Max Scherzer has thrown 44,129 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 Fourseam Fastball (94mph), also mixing in a Slider (85mph), Change (84mph), Cutter (89mph) and Curve (76mph).


In 2022, compared to other RHP:
His fourseam fastball generates more whiffs/swing compared to other pitchers' fourseamers, has essentially average velo, results in somewhat more flyballs compared to other pitchers' fourseamers and has slight armside run. His slider generates more whiffs/swing compared to other pitchers' sliders and results in somewhat more groundballs compared to other pitchers' sliders. His change has slight armside fade and has some natural sink to it. His cutter generates an extremely high number of swings & misses compared to other pitchers' cutters, is an extreme flyball pitch compared to other pitchers' cutters and has little cutting action. His curve has sweeping glove-side movement, results in somewhat more flyballs compared to other pitchers' curves and has slightly below average velo.