Shohei Ohtani

Los Angeles Angels

Pitch Repertoire At-A-Glance

Shohei Ohtani has thrown 1,756 pitches that have been tracked by the PITCHf/x system between 2018 and 2021, all of them occuring in the MLB Regular Season. In 2021, he has relied primarily on his Fourseam Fastball (96mph) and Splitter (88mph), also mixing in a Slider (81mph) and Cutter (85mph). He also rarely throws a Curve (74mph).


In 2021, compared to other RHP:
His fourseam fastball has less armside movement than typical, has well above average velo and results in somewhat more groundballs compared to other pitchers' fourseamers. His splitter generates an extremely high number of swings & misses compared to other pitchers' splitters, has surprising cut action, is much firmer than usual, has some natural sink to it and results in somewhat more groundballs compared to other pitchers' splitters. His slider sweeps across the zone, has below average velo, results in somewhat more flyballs compared to other pitchers' sliders and has some two-plane movement. His cutter has heavy sink, has extreme cut action, is an extreme flyball pitch compared to other pitchers' cutters and has below average velo. His curve has an exceptional bite, generates a high number of swings & misses compared to other pitchers' curves, has below average velo, results in somewhat more flyballs compared to other pitchers' curves and has slight glove-side movement.