Derek Law

Detroit Tigers

Pitch Repertoire At-A-Glance

Derek Law has thrown 3,449 pitches that have been tracked by the PITCHf/x system between 2014 and 2022, including pitches thrown in the MLB Regular Season and Spring Training. In 2022, they have relied primarily on their Slider (91mph) and Cutter (90mph), also mixing in a Fourseam Fastball (95mph), Sinker (96mph) and Curve (80mph). He also rarely throws a Change (90mph).


In 2022, compared to other RHP:
His slider is thrown extremely hard, is basically never swung at and missed compared to other pitchers' sliders, results in more flyballs compared to other pitchers' sliders and has less than expected depth. His cutter (take this with a grain of salt because he's only thrown 12 of them in 2022) generates an extremely high number of swings & misses compared to other pitchers' cutters, has heavy sink, is an extreme flyball pitch compared to other pitchers' cutters, has slightly above average velo and has strong cutting action. His fourseam fastball (take this with a grain of salt because he's only thrown 7 of them in 2022) generates an extremely high number of swings & misses compared to other pitchers' fourseamers, is an extreme flyball pitch compared to other pitchers' fourseamers, has less armside movement than typical and has slightly above average velo. His sinker (take this with a grain of salt because he's only thrown 6 of them in 2022) generates an extremely high number of swings & misses compared to other pitchers' sinkers, is an extreme flyball pitch compared to other pitchers' sinkers, is blazing fast and has surprisingly little armside run. His curve (take this with a grain of salt because he's only thrown 6 of them in 2022) generates an extremely high number of swings & misses compared to other pitchers' curves, has primarily 12-6 movement and results in more flyballs compared to other pitchers' curves. His change (take this with a grain of salt because he's only thrown 1 of them in 2022) is thrown extremely hard, is basically never swung at and missed compared to other pitchers' changeups, results in more flyballs compared to other pitchers' changeups and has slight armside fade.