Posts Tagged: Pitching
Sep 02, 2021
There’s Something Interesting About Alec Mills
Alec Mills threw the game of his life on September 13th, 2020. That day, the right-hander authored the 17th no-hitter in Cubs history. Through his…
Jul 26, 2021
Gators in Cleveland: Comparing Pitchers through Euclidean Distance
In the recent MLB draft, Cleveland drafted three pitchers from the University of Florida. These Gators are; Tommy Mace (69th), Jack Leftwich (216th), and Franco…
Jul 19, 2021
Dominic Hamel’s Unique Fastball
Dominic Hamel was drafted 81st overall by the New York Mets. The DBU right-hander posted a 4.22 ERA this past year, however, he mowed hitters…
Jul 14, 2021
Draft Profile: Tommy Mace
This past season, BaseballCloud had the privilege to work with several college players who were selected in 2021’s Amateur Player Draft. One of the players…
Jul 13, 2021
Mathematically Discovering Jack Leiter’s MLB Pitch Comps
In the months preceding the Major League Baseball draft, the buzz around the top draft-eligible pitchers start to come about. Baseball news outlets love to…
Jul 01, 2021
Sidearm Pitchers with Reverse Splits this year???
As a right-handed submarine pitcher, you hear countless times that you will be more effective against righties and will struggle against left-handed hitters. The past…
Jun 28, 2021
Lucas Giolito’s Secret Weapon is a… High Changeup?
Lucas Giolito has a pitch in his arsenal that when thrown up in the zone produces a whiff rate of 30.7%, a batting average against…
Jun 25, 2021
When A Cutter Stops Cutting
There are two types of Major League pitchers. Some pitchers succeed by chucking high-velocity, high-spin, high-efficiency heaters past hitters. These are Gerrit Cole’s of the…
May 20, 2021
Where did their Spin go?
Usually when a pitcher adds more spin to his fastball you see a relatively similar increase in velocity; however, these 5 pitchers go against this…
May 19, 2021
Karinchak had Glasnow’s Curveball… and Said No
In his abbreviated rookie year, James Karinchak dominated out of the Cleveland Indians’ bullpen. He was a little wild, but striking out 48.6% of batters…
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