Oct 12

MLB Playoff Heat Check Sunday, October 11

heatIndexHere you’ll find information regarding the pitchers that light up the radar gun each and every night. I’ve listed for both starters and relievers the top average pitch velocity with a heading for type. It doesn’t equate to quality of an outing or take into consideration the end result of the pitch (sometimes really, really good fastballs go a long way), but it’s fun.

Starters Pitches by Average MPH:

Name Pitch Avg Count
Edinson Volquez Sinker 94.70 23
Edinson Volquez Fourseam 94.68 21
Martin Perez Fourseam 92.70 16
Martin Perez Two-seam 92.26 25
Dallas Keuchel Two-seam 89.12 50
Marco Estrada Fourseam 88.81 61
Dallas Keuchel Fourseam 88.74 19
Dallas Keuchel Cutter 86.17 3
Martin Perez Slider 86.15 19
Edinson Volquez Changeup 85.29 20

Relievers Pitches by Average MPH:

Name Pitch Avg Count
Aaron Sanchez Fourseam 97.10 2
Danny Duffy Two-seam 96.90 2
Aaron Sanchez Two-seam 96.72 8
Danny Duffy Fourseam 95.47 4
Roberto Osuna Fourseam 95.27 3
Luke Hochevar Fourseam 94.79 8
Roberto Osuna Two-seam 94.55 2
Mark Lowe Fourseam 94.25 2
Alex Gonzalez Two-seam 93.37 3
Ross Ohlendorf Fourseam 92.60 7


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