Adrian Sampson

Chicago Cubs

Pitch Repertoire At-A-Glance

Although they have not thrown an MLB pitch in 2023, Adrian Sampson threw 4,746 pitches that were tracked by the PITCHf/x system between 2016 and 2022, including pitches thrown in the MLB Regular Season and Spring Training. In 2022, they relied primarily on their Sinker (92mph), Fourseam Fastball (93mph) and Slider (84mph), also mixing in a Change (85mph).


In 2022, compared to other RHP:
His sinker results in somewhat more flyballs compared to other pitchers' sinkers. His fourseam fastball generates more whiffs/swing compared to other pitchers' fourseamers, results in more flyballs compared to other pitchers' fourseamers, has some natural sinking action, has essentially average velo and has slight armside run. His slider has exceptional depth, results in many more groundballs compared to other pitchers' sliders and has short glove-side cut. His change has slight armside fade and has some natural sink to it.