J.B. Wendelken

Arizona Diamondbacks

Pitch Repertoire At-A-Glance

Although they have not thrown an MLB pitch in 2023, J.B. Wendelken threw 3,301 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 Fourseam Fastball (95mph), also mixing in a Change (85mph), Slider (85mph) and Sinker (94mph). He also rarely threw a Curve (80mph).


In 2022, compared to other RHP:
His fourseam fastball has much less armside movement than typical, generates more whiffs/swing compared to other pitchers' fourseamers, has some natural sinking action, results in somewhat more groundballs compared to other pitchers' fourseamers and has slightly above average velo. His change generates a high number of swings & misses compared to other pitchers' changeups, is slightly firmer than usual, results in somewhat more flyballs compared to other pitchers' changeups and has some natural sink to it. His slider has exceptional depth, has short glove-side cut and results in somewhat more groundballs compared to other pitchers' sliders. His sinker results in somewhat more flyballs compared to other pitchers' sinkers, has slight armside run, has slightly above average velo and has some natural sinking action. His curve has an exceptional bite, generates more whiffs/swing compared to other pitchers' curves, results in more flyballs compared to other pitchers' curves and is slightly harder than usual.