James Kaprielian

Oakland Athletics

Pitch Repertoire At-A-Glance

Although they have not thrown an MLB pitch in 2023, James Kaprielian threw 4,487 pitches that were tracked by the PITCHf/x system between 2020 and 2022, all of them occuring in the MLB Regular Season. In 2022, they relied primarily on their Fourseam Fastball (94mph) and Slider (85mph), also mixing in a Curve (79mph), Change (85mph) and Sinker (94mph).


In 2022, compared to other RHP:
His fourseam fastball has some natural sinking action, has essentially average velo and results in somewhat more flyballs compared to other pitchers' fourseamers. His slider results in somewhat more flyballs compared to other pitchers' sliders. His curve is basically never swung at and missed compared to other pitchers' curves, has primarily 12-6 movement and results in somewhat more flyballs compared to other pitchers' curves. His change has surprising cut action, dives down out of the zone and results in somewhat more groundballs compared to other pitchers' changeups. His sinker has well above average velo and has slight armside run.