Michael Pineda

Minnesota Twins

Pitch Repertoire At-A-Glance

Michael Pineda has thrown 14,979 pitches that have been tracked by the PITCHf/x system between 2011 and 2021, all of them occuring in the MLB Regular Season. In 2021, he has relied primarily on his Fourseam Fastball (91mph) and Slider (81mph), also mixing in a Change (86mph).

In 2021, compared to other RHP:
His fourseam fastball has some natural sinking action and has slightly below average velo. His slider has below average velo, has primarily 12-6 movement, results in somewhat more groundballs compared to other pitchers' sliders and has some two-plane movement. His change generates fewer whiffs/swing compared to other pitchers' changeups, is slightly firmer than usual, results in somewhat more flyballs compared to other pitchers' changeups, has slight armside fade and has some natural sink to it.