Luke Bard

New York Yankees

Pitch Repertoire At-A-Glance

Although they have not thrown an MLB pitch in 2023, Luke Bard threw 1,493 pitches that were tracked by the PITCHf/x system between 2018 and 2022, including pitches thrown in the MLB Regular Season and Spring Training. In 2022, they relied primarily on their Slider (83mph) and Fourseam Fastball (94mph), also mixing in a Cutter (90mph) and Change (86mph).


In 2022, compared to other RHP:
His slider sweeps across the zone and results in somewhat more groundballs compared to other pitchers' sliders. His fourseam fastball results in more flyballs compared to other pitchers' fourseamers, has slight armside run and has slightly above average velo. His cutter is an extreme flyball pitch compared to other pitchers' cutters and has slightly above average velo. His change is basically never swung at and missed compared to other pitchers' changeups, results in more flyballs compared to other pitchers' changeups, is slightly firmer than usual, has slight armside fade and has some natural sink to it.