Alex Young

Cincinnati Reds

Pitch Repertoire At-A-Glance

Alex Young has thrown 5,027 pitches that have been tracked by the PITCHf/x system between 2019 and 2024, including pitches thrown in the MLB Regular Season and Spring Training. In 2024, they have relied primarily on their Change (84mph), Sinker (90mph) and Slider (80mph). He also rarely throws a Fourseam Fastball (90mph).


In 2024, compared to other LHP:
Their change is a real worm killer that generates an extreme number of groundballs compared to other pitchers' changeups, has surprising cut action, dives down out of the zone, generates a high number of swings & misses compared to other pitchers' changeups and is slightly firmer than usual. Their sinker has some natural sinking action. Their slider sweeps across the zone, generates a high number of swings & misses compared to other pitchers' sliders, results in more flyballs compared to other pitchers' sliders and has some two-plane movement. Their fourseam fastball (take this with a grain of salt because they've only thrown 4 of them in 2024) is basically never swung at and missed compared to other pitchers' fourseamers, is an extreme flyball pitch compared to other pitchers' fourseamers, has some natural sinking action and has slightly below average velo.