Alex Young

San Francisco Giants

Pitch Repertoire At-A-Glance

Alex Young has thrown 3,474 pitches that have been tracked by the PITCHf/x system between 2019 and 2022, including pitches thrown in the MLB Regular Season and Spring Training. In 2022, they have relied primarily on their Slider (83mph) and Change (85mph), also mixing in a Sinker (91mph), Fourseam Fastball (92mph) and Curve (82mph). He also rarely throws a Cutter (85mph).


In 2022, compared to other LHP:
His slider results in more flyballs compared to other pitchers' sliders. His change generates an extremely high number of swings & misses compared to other pitchers' changeups, dives down out of the zone, is much firmer than usual and has slight cut action. His sinker generates an extremely high number of swings & misses compared to other pitchers' sinkers, results in more flyballs compared to other pitchers' sinkers, has less armside run than typical and has some natural sinking action. His fourseam fastball (take this with a grain of salt because he's only thrown 16 of them in 2022) is an extreme flyball pitch compared to other pitchers' fourseamers, has some natural sinking action and has essentially average velo. His curve (take this with a grain of salt because he's only thrown 12 of them in 2022) is thrown extremely hard, generates an extremely high number of swings & misses compared to other pitchers' curves, is an extreme flyball pitch compared to other pitchers' curves and has little depth. His cutter (take this with a grain of salt because he's only thrown 5 of them in 2022) generates an extremely high number of swings & misses compared to other pitchers' cutters, has heavy sink, is an extreme flyball pitch compared to other pitchers' cutters, has slightly below average velo and has strong cutting action.