Nick Mears

Pittsburgh Pirates

Pitch Repertoire At-A-Glance

Nick Mears has thrown 714 pitches that have been tracked by the PITCHf/x system between 2020 and 2022, including pitches thrown in the MLB Regular Season and Spring Training. In 2022, they have relied primarily on their Fourseam Fastball (95mph) and Slider (83mph), also mixing in a Curve (79mph).


In 2022, compared to other RHP:
His fourseam fastball generates an extremely high number of swings & misses compared to other pitchers' fourseamers, has much less armside movement than typical, has slightly above average velo and has some added backspin. His slider has exceptional depth, is an extreme flyball pitch compared to other pitchers' sliders and has short glove-side cut. His curve generates an extremely high number of swings & misses compared to other pitchers' curves, has primarily 12-6 movement, results in more flyballs compared to other pitchers' curves and has a sharp downward bite.