Shane Baz

Tampa Bay Rays

Pitch Repertoire At-A-Glance

Although they have not thrown an MLB pitch in 2023, Shane Baz threw 715 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 (96mph) and Slider (88mph), also mixing in a Curve (82mph) and Change (89mph).


In 2022, compared to other RHP:
His fourseam fastball results in many more groundballs compared to other pitchers' fourseamers and has well above average velo. His slider generates more whiffs/swing compared to other pitchers' sliders, is much harder than usual, has less than expected depth, has primarily 12-6 movement and results in somewhat more flyballs compared to other pitchers' sliders. His curve generates a high number of swings & misses compared to other pitchers' curves, is much harder than usual, results in more flyballs compared to other pitchers' curves, has a sharp downward bite and has primarily 12-6 movement. His change is thrown extremely hard, is basically never swung at and missed compared to other pitchers' changeups, results in somewhat more groundballs compared to other pitchers' changeups and has slight armside fade.