Jordan Lyles

Kansas City Royals

Pitch Repertoire At-A-Glance

Although they have not thrown an MLB pitch in 2023, Jordan Lyles threw 22,524 pitches that were tracked by the PITCHf/x system between 2011 and 2022, including pitches thrown in the MLB Regular Season and Spring Training. In 2022, they relied primarily on their Fourseam Fastball (92mph) and Slider (81mph), also mixing in a Sinker (91mph), Curve using a Knuckle Curve grip (79mph) and Change (87mph).


In 2022, compared to other RHP:
His fourseam fastball has essentially average velo, results in somewhat more flyballs compared to other pitchers' fourseamers and has slightly less natural movement than typical. His slider sweeps across the zone, has exceptional depth, has below average velo and results in somewhat more flyballs compared to other pitchers' sliders. His sinker results in somewhat more flyballs compared to other pitchers' sinkers. His curve using a knuckle curve grip has an exceptional bite and has primarily 12-6 movement. His change is slightly firmer than usual and results in somewhat more groundballs compared to other pitchers' changeups.