Michael Pineda
P | B/T: R/R | 6' 7" 280LBS | Age: 33

Poor Avg Great

Stats

W L ERA G GS SV IP SO WHIP
2022 1 2 3.22 5 5 0 22.1 12 1.07
9 Seasons 63 56 3.96 175 174 0 984.1 952 1.19
G W-L ERA IP SO WHIP
2022 5 1-2 3.22 22.1 12 1.07
9 Seasons 175 63-56 3.96 984.1 952 1.19

Statcast Statistics

Season Age Pitches Batted Balls Barrels Barrel % Barrel/PA Exit Velocity Max EV Launch Angle Sweet Spot % XBA XSLG WOBA XWOBA XWOBACON HardHit% K% BB% ERA xERA
2015 26 2548 488 28 5.7 4.2 87.9 113.5 8.1 31.6 .242 .384 .322 .287 .360 34.2 23.4 3.1 4.37 3.36
2016 27 3017 489 33 6.7 4.4 89.8 114.3 9.5 35.6 .234 .410 .335 .305 .387 39.3 27.4 7.0 4.82 3.91
2017 28 1553 295 18 6.1 4.4 87.4 115.0 6.5 31.2 .257 .428 .325 .312 .380 33.3 22.4 5.1 4.39 4.18
2019 30 2278 427 31 7.3 5.2 89.7 112.2 16.9 35.4 .252 .444 .301 .313 .390 37.4 23.3 4.7 4.01 4.32
2020 31 455 78 6 7.7 5.4 86.0 111.6 15.3 30.8 .231 .337 .269 .284 .332 32.1 22.5 6.3 3.38 3.37
2021 32 1707 347 31 8.9 6.8 91.2 114.7 15.3 33.4 .282 .475 .320 .338 .402 46.7 19.2 4.6 3.62 4.92
2022 33 324 72 8 11.1 9.1 92.7 112.2 14.5 33.3 .314 .604 .303 .398 .448 47.2 13.6 4.5 3.22 6.25
Player 11882 2196 155 7.1 5 89.2 115.0 11.5 33.5 .252 .426 .319 .310 .383 38.2 23.3 5.0
MLB 6.7 4.6 88.4 122.2 12.1 32.9 .246 .410 .317 .317 .370 35.7 22.0 8.4
! Note: All figures in this table cover the period 2015-present.

Statcast Pitch Arsenal

Pineda relies on 3 pitches.
4-Seam Fastball
(60.5%) ,
Slider
(23.1%) ,
Changeup
(16.4%) ,


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Pitch Tracking



Batted Ball Profile

Season GB % FB % LD % PU % Pull % Straight % Oppo % Weak % Topped % Under % Flare/Burner % Solid % Barrel % Barrel/PA
2015 50.2 17.4 26.0 6.4 38.7 37.1 24.2 3.9 40.6 19.3 23.6 5.1 5.7 4.2
2016 46.0 24.1 26.2 3.7 37.8 36.2 26.0 2.5 36.0 22.5 26.2 6.1 6.7 4.4
2017 52.2 20.3 21.7 5.8 37.6 41.7 20.7 5.4 37.3 19.0 26.4 4.7 6.1 4.4
2019 36.5 30.4 27.2 5.9 35.8 40.3 23.9 2.3 26.0 28.3 23.4 8.2 7.3 5.2
2020 39.7 28.2 23.1 9.0 33.3 29.5 37.2 6.4 29.5 34.6 19.2 2.6 7.7 5.4
2021 40.9 26.5 25.6 6.9 37.2 41.8 21.0 4.0 26.5 27.1 27.4 6.1 8.9 6.8
2022 38.9 31.9 23.6 5.6 29.2 33.3 37.5 2.8 26.4 27.8 23.6 8.3 11.1 9.1
Player 44.7 24.1 25.5 5.7 37.1 38.5 24.5 3.6 33.2 23.8 25.0 6.1 7.1 5.0
MLB 45.0 22.9 25.1 7.1 36.7 37.8 25.4 3.8 33.1 24.5 24.4 5.7 6.7 4.6
! Note: All figures in this table cover the period 2015-present.

Pitch Movement


How this works: Every pitch is affected by the forces of gravity, which means that every pitch drops on its way from the mound to the plate. These numbers are reported with gravity, which makes them larger and different than other pitch movement numbers you may have seen. Since gravity requires time, and slower pitches aren’t ‘better’ just because they have more time to move, the movement of a pitch is compared to ‘average’ movement by comparing it to other MLB pitch types within +/- 2 MPH and from within +/- 0.5 feet of extension and release.
Vertical Movement (inches) Horizontal Movement (inches)
Year Pitch Team Hand # MPH Inches of Drop vs Avg % vs Avg Inches of Break vs Avg % Break vs Avg
2022 4-Seamer DET R 196 90.2 19.4 -3.1 -19 6.3 0.6 10
2022 Changeup DET R 53 85.3 29.7 1.3 5 16.9 3.4 25
2022 Slider DET R 75 81.1 41.2 -0.3 -1 0.8 -7.6 -90
2021 Changeup MIN R 288 85.5 29.3 0.9 3 16.1 2.9 22
2021 4-Seamer MIN R 925 90.6 19.0 -3.2 -20 6.5 0.5 8
2021 Slider MIN R 494 81.2 40.9 -0.2 -1 0.5 -6.1 -93
2020 Slider MIN R 175 82.4 39.9 -0.1 0 0.5 -5.7 -92
2020 Changeup MIN R 52 85.6 30.1 1.9 7 16.4 3.7 29
2020 4-Seamer MIN R 228 92.1 17.5 -2.4 -16 7.2 1.1 18
2019 4-Seamer MIN R 1,181 92.5 18.5 -2.8 -18 6.1 -0.3 -5
2019 Slider MIN R 644 83.9 37.4 -0.2 0 1.4 -5.8 -132
2019 Changeup MIN R 334 87.1 27.6 -0.3 -1 15.4 2.4 18
2019 Sinker MIN R 24 91.9 21.7 -0.1 -1 10.5 -3.6 -25
2017 Changeup NYY R 216 89.0 25.5 1.3 5 17.7 4.5 35
2017 Slider NYY R 586 85.1 37.3 3.5 10 1.1 -4.7 -131
2017 Sinker NYY R 8 93.0 23.0 3.9 20 11.4 -3.0 -21
2017 4-Seamer NYY R 738 93.9 17.6 -4.1 -30 7.1 -0.3 -4
2016 Slider NYY R 1,206 86.1 34.6 3.1 10 0.3 -1.6 -83
2016 Sinker NYY R 41 95.3 16.5 -0.5 -3 10.0 -4.6 -32
2016 Cutter NYY R 80 94.4 16.5 -0.1 0 0.0 -0.9 -99
2016 4-Seamer NYY R 1,427 94.7 15.0 -2.3 -18 6.1 -2.1 -26
2016 Changeup NYY R 251 89.1 21.8 -1.9 -8 14.3 0.9 7
! Note: Years are in reverse order.
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Run Values by Pitch Type

Year Pitch Type Team RV/100 Run Value Pitches % PA BA SLG wOBA Whiff% K% PutAway % xBA xSLG xwOBA Hard Hit %
2022 4-Seamer -2.1 -4 196 60.5 56 .245 .434 .311 13.7 8.9 10.9 .336 .697 .444 50.0
2022 Slider -1.5 -1 75 23.1 18 .111 .111 .100 31.4 27.8 13.9 .188 .244 .187 46.2
2022 Changeup 4.0 2 53 16.4 14 .385 .846 .529 32.0 14.3 13.3 .402 .723 .487 36.4
2021 4-Seamer -0.9 -8 925 54.2 243 .284 .493 .364 14.6 14.8 14.6 .307 .555 .380 56.2
2021 Slider 0.1 0 494 28.9 143 .199 .346 .267 37.7 35.0 20.2 .208 .312 .247 33.7
2021 Changeup 0.6 2 288 16.9 71 .333 .536 .382 17.9 2.8 4.9 .345 .533 .384 35.8
2020 4-Seamer 1.2 3 228 50.1 51 .381 .524 .420 21.2 15.7 13.8 .287 .444 .376 47.2
2020 Slider -3.7 -7 175 38.5 43 .119 .119 .121 46.2 39.5 22.4 .165 .242 .188 24.0
2020 Changeup -3.4 -2 52 11.4 17 .235 .235 .212 6.7 0.0 0.0 .255 .306 .248 11.8
2019 4-Seamer -0.5 -6 1,182 51.9 288 .275 .461 .348 19.8 19.4 18.5 .273 .508 .346 42.3
2019 Slider -0.1 -1 644 28.3 194 .243 .470 .319 36.9 36.1 25.4 .215 .358 .266 30.4
2019 Changeup -1.4 -5 334 14.7 88 .238 .321 .257 22.0 8.0 10.8 .281 .462 .322 32.1
2019 Sinker -2.2 -1 24 1.1 8 .000 .000 .263 23.1 12.5 12.5 .254 .350 .426 75.0
2017 4-Seamer 0.6 4 738 47.5 195 .318 .536 .397 16.9 14.9 17.5 .286 .488 .355 36.2
2017 Slider -1.0 -6 586 37.7 162 .196 .373 .275 39.0 35.2 23.9 .201 .339 .251 28.9
2017 Changeup 0.5 1 216 13.9 50 .292 .458 .342 20.4 12.0 14.3 .309 .471 .336 30.2
2017 Sinker 13.2 1 8 0.5 2 1.000 1.000 .900 0.0 0.0 -- .620 .708 .591 100.0
! Note: Years are in reverse order.
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Spin Direction

Year Pitch Type Pitches MPH Active Spin % Total Movement (In.) Spin-Based Observed Deviation
2020 Changeup 52 85.6 94 18.0 1:45 2:15 -30
2020 4-Seam Fastball 226 92.0 91 15.9 1:15 1:00 15
2020 Slider 168 82.4 10 2.1 5:30 6:15 -45
2021 Changeup 286 85.5 94 18.2 1:30 2:15 -45
2021 4-Seam Fastball 919 90.6 88 15.2 1:15 1:00 15
2021 Slider 483 81.2 12 2.7 5:45 6:30 -45
2022 Changeup 53 85.3 95 19.0 1:45 2:15 -30
2022 4-Seam Fastball 194 90.2 90 15.1 1:15 12:45 30
2022 Slider 75 81.1 10 2.7 6:00 6:30 -30
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Swing/Take

Runs
Year Team PA Pitches Heart Shadow Chase Waste All
2011 692 2,672 -9 -23 11 10 -11
2014 290 1,137 -8 -12 3 3 -14
2015 668 2,548 4 -13 6 5 2
2016 754 3,013 8 -16 5 10 6
2017 409 1,548 9 -20 6 6 0
2019 578 2,181 -6 -17 7 5 -12
2020 111 455 -5 -5 3 1 -6
2021 457 1,707 -1 -16 6 5 -6
2022 88 324 -4 -2 2 0 -3
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Plate Discipline

Season Pitches Zone % Zone Swing % Zone Contact % Chase % Chase Contact % Edge % 1st Pitch Strike % Swing % Whiff % Meatball % Meatball Swing %
2015 2,548 51.8 68.1 81.4 32.7 56.1 44.1 63.9 51.0 25.7 7.2 73.9
2016 3,017 45.3 66.5 82.6 34.1 45.3 43.2 67.4 48.8 31.1 6.5 77.4
2017 1,553 47.2 69.3 83.8 32.8 53.4 43.4 65.1 50.0 26.3 7.7 81.5
2019 2,278 50.0 71.7 82.5 33.4 53.7 44.0 64.4 52.6 25.5 7.5 79.8
2020 455 47.0 74.3 79.9 34.0 51.2 39.3 63.1 53.0 29.0 6.6 83.3
2021 1,707 49.9 69.1 85.9 34.3 60.2 43.0 69.9 51.7 22.1 7.3 86.4
2022 324 55.2 68.7 89.4 26.9 48.7 44.8 60.2 50.0 20.4 8.3 77.8
Player 11,882 48.8 68.9 83.1 33.4 52.5 43.4 65.8 50.8 26.5 7.2 79.2
MLB 48.5 66.9 82.0 28.3 58.4 42.6 60.7 47.0 24.6 7.2 76.0
! Note: All figures in this table cover the period 2015-present.

Percentile Rankings

Year xwOBA xBA xSLG xISO xOBP Brl Brl% EV HardHit% K% BB% Whiff% xERA FB Velo FB Spin CB Spin
2015 74 51 51 50 88 14 31 56 39 71 99 74 74 62 29
2016 58 69 44 27 75 16 32 16 12 86 64 93 58 79 17
2017 51 35 35 38 74 39 47 43 49 56 94 65 51 68 20
2019 50 40 31 29 74 20 43 21 43 55 95 50 50 41 5
2020 75 59 78 86 77 46 41 87 80 46 78 67 75 39 2
2021 21 9 12 22 45 19 30 5 4 19 96 20 21 16 3
2022 11 1
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Expected Home Runs

Year Team Avg HR Trot Actual HR xHR HR-xHR Doubters Mostly Gone No Doubters No Doubter %
2016 23.0 27 29.5 -3 5 16 18 66.7
2017 22.6 20 16.9 3 5 10 8 40.0
2019 22.7 23 23.4 0 14 15 12 52.2
2020 -- 0 0.9 -1 2 2 0 --
2021 23.7 17 19.5 -3 6 14 8 47.1
2022 21.8 4 3.9 0 2 5 0 0.0

Expected Home Runs by Park

Year HR
2016 27 30 33 28 31 32 28 31 29 28 30 31 25 24 31 30 28 31 23 33 36 22 28 27 30 32 33 31 24 31 35
2017 20 16 19 17 17 18 17 16 16 14 19 18 16 13 17 18 14 18 12 17 21 16 17 18 18 17 18 17 16 17 21
2019 23 29 24 23 23 22 20 29 24 19 28 24 17 19 19 24 19 30 17 21 25 22 20 26 27 24 28 23 23 24 30
2020 0 1 1 1 0 1 0 1 1 1 3 0 0 1 0 2 2 1 0 1 1 0 0 1 1 2 1 0 1 0 2
2021 17 24 20 16 20 22 18 21 19 16 21 24 15 15 16 20 22 19 16 17 23 21 21 20 20 19 22 17 17 20 24
2022 4 3 7 2 5 6 6 1 4 3 4 5 3 2 4 5 5 3 4 3 5 4 5 3 2 5 5 3 4 1 6
! Note: This tells how many of this player's home runs would have been out of other stadiums. This accounts for different wall heights, distances and environmental effects. For these purposes, the 2020 Blue Jays home field was still Rogers Centre, not Sahlen Field.
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Year to Year Changes

Metric 2015 2016 +/-   2017 +/-   2018 +/-   2019 +/-   2020 +/-   2021 +/-   2022 +/-  
Fastball Velocity 93.4 94.7 1.3 -0.8 92.5 92.1 -0.4 90.6 -1.5 90.2 -0.4
Offspeed Velocity 88.8 89.1 0.3 -0.1 87.1 85.6 -1.5 85.5 -0.1 85.3 -0.2
Breaking Velocity 86.1 86.1 0 -1 83.9 82.4 -1.5 81.2 -1.2 81.1 -0.1
Exit Velocity 87.9 89.8 1.9 -2.4 89.7 86 -3.7 91.2 5.2 92.7 1.5
Launch Angle 8.1 9.5 1.4 -3 16.9 15.3 -1.6 15.3 0 14.5 -0.8
Barrel % 5.7 6.7 1 -0.6 7.3 7.7 0.4 8.9 1.2 11.1 2.2
Hard Hit % 34.2 39.3 5.1 -6 37.4 32.1 -5.3 46.7 14.6 47.2 0.5
Sweet Spot % 31.6 35.6 4 -4.4 35.4 30.8 -4.6 33.4 2.6 33.3 -0.1
xBA .242 .234 -0.008 0.023 .252 .231 -0.021 .282 0.051 .314 0.032
BA .278 .266 -0.012 0.003 .253 .248 -0.005 .265 0.017 .238 -0.027
xwOBA .287 .305 0.018 0.007 .313 .284 -0.029 .338 0.054 .398 0.06
wOBA .322 .335 0.013 -0.01 .301 .269 -0.032 .32 0.051 .303 -0.017
xSLG .384 .41 0.026 0.018 .444 .337 -0.107 .475 0.138 .604 0.129
SLG .451 .462 0.011 0 .43 .307 -0.123 .453 0.146 .429 -0.024
K% 23.4 27.4 4 -5 23.3 22.5 -0.8 19.2 -3.3 13.6 -5.6
BB% 3.1 7 3.9 -1.9 4.7 6.3 1.6 4.6 -1.7 4.5 -0.1
Swing % 51 48.8 -2.2 1.2 52.6 53 0.4 51.7 -1.3 50 -1.7
Whiff% 25.7 31.1 5.4 -4.8 25.5 29 3.5 22.1 -6.9 20.4 -1.7
In Zone % 51.8 45.3 -6.5 1.9 50 47 -3 49.9 2.9 55.2 5.3
Out of Zone % 48.2 54.7 6.5 -1.9 50 53 3 50.1 -2.9 44.8 -5.3
Out of Zone Swing % 32.7 34.1 1.4 -1.3 33.4 34 0.6 34.3 0.3 26.9 -7.4
First Pitch Swing % 28.4 30.1 1.7 0.1 33.7 36.9 3.2 32.1 -4.8 29.5 -2.6
First Pitch Strike % 63.9 67.4 3.5 -2.3 64.4 63.1 -1.3 69.9 6.8 60.2 -9.7
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Statcast Shift Statistics

vs RHHvs LHH
YearPAwOBAPAShifts%PAShifts%
2016 750 .334 417 18 4.3 333 147 44.1
2017 408 .327 227 9 4.0 181 89 49.2
2019 599 .301 342 104 30.4 257 89 34.6
2020 111 .269 53 17 32.1 58 36 62.1
2021 457 .320 263 22 8.4 194 134 69.1
2022 88 .303 42 7 16.7 46 34 73.9

Pitch Tempo