John Means

Baltimore Orioles

Pitch Repertoire At-A-Glance

John Means has thrown 7,381 pitches that have been tracked by the PITCHf/x system between 2018 and 2024, including pitches thrown in the MLB Regular Season and Spring Training. In 2024, they have relied primarily on their Fourseam Fastball (91mph) and Change (82mph), also mixing in a Slider (84mph) and Curve (77mph).


In 2024, compared to other LHP:
Their fourseam fastball generates more whiffs/swing compared to other pitchers' fourseamers, has less armside movement than typical, results in more flyballs compared to other pitchers' fourseamers and has essentially average velo. Their change is an extreme flyball pitch compared to other pitchers' changeups and has a lot of backspin. Their slider has less than expected depth and results in somewhat more groundballs compared to other pitchers' sliders. Their curve has sweeping glove-side movement and is an extreme flyball pitch compared to other pitchers' curves.