Blake Snell

San Diego Padres

Pitch Repertoire At-A-Glance

Blake Snell has thrown 11,996 pitches that have been tracked by the PITCHf/x system between 2016 and 2021, all of them occuring in the MLB Regular Season. In 2021, he has relied primarily on his Fourseam Fastball (95mph) and Slider (87mph), also mixing in a Curve (80mph) and Change (88mph).


In 2021, compared to other LHP:
His fourseam fastball generates a high number of swings & misses compared to other pitchers' fourseamers, is blazing fast, has less armside movement than typical and results in somewhat more flyballs compared to other pitchers' fourseamers. His slider is thrown extremely hard, generates more whiffs/swing compared to other pitchers' sliders, results in somewhat more groundballs compared to other pitchers' sliders and has some two-plane movement. His curve generates a high number of swings & misses compared to other pitchers' curves, has a sharp downward bite, is slightly harder than usual, results in somewhat more groundballs compared to other pitchers' curves and has slight glove-side movement. His change is thrown extremely hard and results in many more groundballs compared to other pitchers' changeups.