Zack Wheeler

Philadelphia Phillies

Pitch Repertoire At-A-Glance

Although they have not thrown an MLB pitch in 2023, Zack Wheeler threw 20,096 pitches that were tracked by the PITCHf/x system between 2013 and 2022, including pitches thrown in the MLB Regular Season, the MLB Postseason and Spring Training. In 2022, they relied primarily on their Fourseam Fastball (96mph) and Slider (91mph), also mixing in a Sinker (96mph) and Curve (82mph). He also rarely threw a Change (90mph) and Splitter (89mph).


In 2022, compared to other RHP:
His fourseam fastball generates an extremely high number of swings & misses compared to other pitchers' fourseamers, has well above average velo and results in somewhat more flyballs compared to other pitchers' fourseamers. His slider is thrown extremely hard, generates fewer whiffs/swing compared to other pitchers' sliders, has less than expected depth and has primarily 12-6 movement. His sinker is a real worm killer that generates an extreme number of groundballs compared to other pitchers' sinkers, is blazing fast, generates more whiffs/swing compared to other pitchers' sinkers and has slight armside run. His curve is a real worm killer that generates an extreme number of groundballs compared to other pitchers' curves, is much harder than usual and has a sharp downward bite. His change is thrown extremely hard, results in more flyballs compared to other pitchers' changeups and has slight armside fade. His splitter is thrown extremely hard, is basically never swung at and missed compared to other pitchers' splitters, is an extreme flyball pitch compared to other pitchers' splitters, has movement that suggests a lot of backspin and has slight armside fade.