Brandon Bielak

Houston Astros

Pitch Repertoire At-A-Glance

Although they have not thrown an MLB pitch in 2023, Brandon Bielak threw 3,384 pitches that were tracked by the PITCHf/x system between 2020 and 2022, including pitches thrown in the MLB Regular Season and Spring Training. In 2022, they relied primarily on their Fourseam Fastball (94mph), also mixing in a Slider (83mph), Sinker (93mph), Change (87mph) and Curve (80mph).

In 2022, compared to other RHP:
His fourseam fastball has some natural sinking action and has essentially average velo. His slider sweeps across the zone, has exceptional depth and results in more flyballs compared to other pitchers' sliders. His sinker generates a high number of swings & misses compared to other pitchers' sinkers, results in many more groundballs compared to other pitchers' sinkers, has slightly above average velo and has some natural sinking action. His change is much firmer than usual, has slight armside fade and has some natural sink to it. His curve has a sharp downward bite, is slightly harder than usual and has primarily 12-6 movement.