Walker Buehler

Los Angeles Dodgers

Pitch Repertoire At-A-Glance

Although they have not thrown an MLB pitch in 2023, Walker Buehler threw 11,402 pitches that were tracked by the PITCHf/x system between 2017 and 2022, including pitches thrown in the MLB Regular Season, the MLB Postseason and Spring Training. In 2022, they relied primarily on their Fourseam Fastball (95mph) and Cutter (92mph), also mixing in a Curve (79mph), Slider (84mph), Change (91mph) and Sinker (96mph).


In 2022, compared to other RHP:
His fourseam fastball has slightly above average velo and has slightly less natural movement than typical. His cutter is a real worm killer that generates an extreme number of groundballs compared to other pitchers' cutters, has well above average velo and has strong cutting action. His curve has a sharp downward bite and has slight glove-side movement. His slider sweeps across the zone and results in somewhat more flyballs compared to other pitchers' sliders. His change is thrown extremely hard and has some natural sink to it. His sinker is an extreme flyball pitch compared to other pitchers' sinkers, is blazing fast and generates more whiffs/swing compared to other pitchers' sinkers.