Drew Smith

New York Mets

Pitch Repertoire At-A-Glance

Although they have not thrown an MLB pitch in 2023, Drew Smith threw 2,028 pitches that were tracked by the PITCHf/x system between 2018 and 2022, including pitches thrown in the MLB Regular Season and Spring Training. In 2022, they relied primarily on their Fourseam Fastball (96mph) and Slider (85mph), also mixing in a Curve (78mph) and Change (85mph).


In 2022, compared to other RHP:
His fourseam fastball generates a high number of swings & misses compared to other pitchers' fourseamers, has well above average velo, results in somewhat more flyballs compared to other pitchers' fourseamers and has some added backspin. His slider has short glove-side cut, results in somewhat more flyballs compared to other pitchers' sliders and has some two-plane movement. His curve is basically never swung at and missed compared to other pitchers' curves, has sweeping glove-side movement, generates a very high amount of groundballs compared to other pitchers' curves and has a sharp downward bite. His change generates an extremely high number of swings & misses compared to other pitchers' changeups, results in more flyballs compared to other pitchers' changeups, has a lot of backspin, is slightly firmer than usual and has slight armside fade.