Sam Hentges

Cleveland Indians

Pitch Repertoire At-A-Glance

Sam Hentges has thrown 1,950 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 Fourseam Fastball (96mph), Sinker (95mph) and Slider (88mph), also mixing in a Curve (81mph).


In 2022, compared to other LHP:
His fourseam fastball generates a high number of swings & misses compared to other pitchers' fourseamers, is blazing fast, results in many more groundballs compared to other pitchers' fourseamers, has some natural sinking action and has slightly less natural movement than typical. His sinker generates an extremely high number of swings & misses compared to other pitchers' sinkers, is blazing fast, has surprisingly little armside run and has some natural sinking action. His slider is thrown extremely hard and generates a very high amount of groundballs compared to other pitchers' sliders. His curve is thrown extremely hard, generates a very high amount of groundballs compared to other pitchers' curves and has a sharp downward bite.