Seth Martinez

Houston Astros

Pitch Repertoire At-A-Glance

Although they have not thrown an MLB pitch in 2023, Seth Martinez threw 963 pitches that were tracked by the PITCHf/x system between 2021 and 2022, including pitches thrown in the MLB Regular Season and Spring Training. In 2022, they relied primarily on their Fourseam Fastball (92mph) and Slider (80mph), also mixing in a Sinker (91mph) and Change (86mph). He also rarely threw a Cutter (86mph).


In 2022, compared to other RHP:
His fourseam fastball has heavy sinking action, generates a high number of swings & misses compared to other pitchers' fourseamers, has essentially average velo, results in somewhat more flyballs compared to other pitchers' fourseamers and has slight armside run. His slider comes in below hitting speed, sweeps across the zone, results in more flyballs compared to other pitchers' sliders and has less than expected depth. His sinker has heavy sinking action and is a real worm killer that generates an extreme number of groundballs compared to other pitchers' sinkers. His change is a real worm killer that generates an extreme number of groundballs compared to other pitchers' changeups, dives down out of the zone, is slightly firmer than usual and has slight armside fade. His cutter generates an extremely high number of swings & misses compared to other pitchers' cutters, is an extreme flyball pitch compared to other pitchers' cutters, has slightly below average velo, has some natural sink and has strong cutting action.