Kirk McCarty

Cleveland Guardians

Pitch Repertoire At-A-Glance

Although they have not thrown an MLB pitch in 2023, Kirk McCarty threw 574 pitches that were tracked by the PITCHf/x system in 2022, all of them occuring in the MLB Regular Season. In 2022, they relied primarily on their Slider (88mph) and Fourseam Fastball (93mph), also mixing in a Curve (77mph) and Change (85mph).


In 2022, compared to other LHP:
His slider is thrown extremely hard, is basically never swung at and missed compared to other pitchers' sliders and has less than expected depth. His fourseam fastball generates an extremely high number of swings & misses compared to other pitchers' fourseamers, has less armside movement than typical, results in more flyballs compared to other pitchers' fourseamers and has slightly above average velo. His curve has a sharp downward bite. His change is basically never swung at and missed compared to other pitchers' changeups, has slight cut action and is slightly firmer than usual.