Tyler Thornburg
P | B/T: R/R | 5' 11" 190LBS | Age: 33

Draft: 2010 | Rd: 3, #96, Milwaukee Brewers | Charleston Southern
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Stats

W L ERA G GS SV IP SO WHIP
2022 0 0 4.32 8 0 0 8.1 8 1.80
9 Seasons 16 9 3.50 200 10 13 277.2 281 1.28
G W-L ERA IP SO WHIP
2022 8 0-0 4.32 8.1 8 1.80
9 Seasons 200 16-9 3.50 277.2 281 1.28

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 26 645 102 4 3.9 2.6 88.3 110.5 14.0 35.3 .262 .423 .312 .333 .396 33.3 22.5 7.9 3.67 4.64
2016 27 1145 146 8 5.5 3 88.9 109.8 18.9 33.6 .191 .331 .240 .269 .361 39.0 34.2 9.5 2.15 3.02
2018 29 430 75 5 6.7 4.7 88.5 111.3 19.4 32.0 .283 .457 .382 .353 .402 37.3 19.6 9.3 5.63 5.44
2019 30 382 53 8 15.1 9.3 92.4 112.7 20.4 39.6 .242 .581 .399 .378 .469 56.6 25.6 11.6 7.71 6.66
2020 31 147 17 1 5.9 3.1 91.1 100.1 31.6 41.2 .228 .366 .286 .322 .400 41.2 31.3 15.6 3.86 4.39
2022 33 188 31 0 0 0 89.1 108.6 25.1 25.8 .193 .318 .333 .255 .279 35.5 19.0 7.1 4.32 2.24
Player 2937 424 26 6.1 3.8 89.2 112.7 19.0 34.2 .229 .403 .306 .312 .386 39.4 27.2 9.5
MLB 6.7 4.6 88.3 169.8 12.0 32.9 .246 .408 .317 .316 .369 35.6 22.0 8.4
! Note: All figures in this table cover the period 2015-present.

Statcast Pitch Arsenal

Thornburg relies on 3 pitches.
4-Seam Fastball
(53.7%) ,
Curveball
(28.2%) ,
Changeup
(18.1%) ,


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Pitch Tracking

Year Pitch Type # # RHB # LHB % MPH PA AB H 1B 2B 3B HR SO BBE BA XBA SLG XSLG WOBA XWOBA EV LA Spin Ext. Whiff% PutAway%
2022 4-Seam Fastball 101 60 41 53.7 93.5 26 23 7 5 2 0 0 6 18 0.304 0.151 0.391 0.231 0.324 0.214 91.9 29 2417 6.3 22.4 15.0
2022 Curveball 53 30 23 28.2 76.1 9 8 3 2 1 0 0 2 6 0.375 0.303 0.500 0.465 0.418 0.367 88.5 6 2625 6.3 22.7 13.3
2022 Changeup 34 20 14 18.1 84.6 7 7 2 2 0 0 0 0 7 0.286 0.208 0.286 0.438 0.256 0.266 82.4 32 1526 6.4 15.4 0.0
2020 4-Seam Fastball 85 37 48 57.8 93.0 20 16 4 4 0 0 0 5 11 0.250 0.291 0.250 0.514 0.316 0.411 91.7 35 2601 6.3 27.8 20.0
2020 Curveball 32 7 25 21.8 76.6 6 6 2 1 1 0 0 3 3 0.333 0.237 0.500 0.259 0.353 0.217 93.4 5 2792 6.2 33.3 33.3
2020 Changeup 30 11 19 20.4 83.8 6 5 0 0 0 0 0 2 3 0.000 0.015 0.000 0.024 0.116 0.129 86.9 48 1510 6.4 42.9 25.0
! Note: Years are in reverse order.
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Batted Ball Profile

Season GB % FB % LD % PU % Pull % Straight % Oppo % Weak % Topped % Under % Flare/Burner % Solid % Barrel % Barrel/PA
2015 35.3 23.5 33.3 7.8 47.1 34.3 18.6 2.9 28.4 26.5 28.4 6.9 3.9 2.6
2016 35.6 25.3 27.4 11.6 32.9 39.7 26.7 2.7 25.3 33.6 21.9 8.9 5.5 3.0
2018 37.3 25.3 25.3 12.0 49.3 36.0 14.7 1.3 22.7 32.0 34.7 2.7 6.7 4.7
2019 30.2 35.8 26.4 7.5 41.5 37.7 20.8 3.8 22.6 28.3 15.1 15.1 15.1 9.3
2020 23.5 23.5 23.5 29.4 29.4 70.6 0.0 0.0 0.0 47.1 41.2 5.9 5.9 3.1
2022 25.8 35.5 22.6 16.1 38.7 41.9 19.4 3.2 16.1 48.4 16.1 16.1 0.0 0.0
Player 34.0 26.9 27.8 11.3 40.6 38.9 20.3 2.6 23.6 32.5 25.2 8.5 6.1 3.8
MLB 45.0 22.8 25.1 7.1 36.6 37.8 25.4 3.8 33.2 24.4 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 ATL R 101 93.5 12.0 2.8 19 6.0 -1.1 -15
2022 Curveball ATL R 53 76.1 63.6 4.9 8 7.6 -2.9 -28
2022 Changeup ATL R 34 84.6 28.5 -3.0 -9 10.2 -4.1 -29
2020 Curveball CIN R 32 76.6 62.4 4.8 8 9.9 -0.2 -2
2020 Changeup CIN R 30 83.8 28.5 -2.6 -8 10.7 -2.3 -18
2020 4-Seamer CIN R 85 93.0 10.9 4.4 29 7.3 0.3 5
2019 4-Seamer BOS R 210 93.7 11.5 4.2 27 5.5 -1.8 -25
2019 Curveball BOS R 100 78.3 61.2 5.6 10 10.5 1.2 12
2019 Changeup BOS R 72 85.5 24.9 -5.0 -17 10.9 -2.5 -19
2018 4-Seamer BOS R 239 92.9 12.9 3.3 20 6.6 -0.8 -11
2018 Changeup BOS R 65 84.8 27.6 -3.6 -12 11.3 -2.2 -16
2018 Curveball BOS R 126 77.9 59.7 3.3 6 10.5 1.1 12
2016 4-Seamer MIL R 729 94.8 8.7 4.2 32 6.4 -2.3 -27
2016 Cutter MIL R 2 95.2 6.7 10.8 62 0.8 0.4 88
2016 Changeup MIL R 100 86.2 23.8 -3.6 -13 12.1 -1.1 -9
2016 Curveball MIL R 274 79.4 57.9 6.0 12 5.5 -1.2 -18
! 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 0.8 1 101 53.7 26 .304 .391 .358 22.4 23.1 15.0 .151 .231 .214 33.3
2022 Curveball 4.3 2 53 28.2 9 .375 .500 .517 22.7 22.2 13.3 .302 .465 .368 50.0
2022 Changeup 2.7 1 34 18.1 7 .286 .286 .257 15.4 0.0 0.0 .208 .438 .266 28.6
2020 4-Seamer 0.8 1 85 57.8 20 .250 .250 .320 27.8 25.0 20.0 .291 .514 .412 45.5
2020 Curveball 2.5 1 32 21.8 6 .333 .500 .358 33.3 50.0 33.3 .237 .259 .217 66.7
2020 Changeup -3.4 -1 30 20.4 6 .000 .000 .117 42.9 33.3 25.0 .015 .024 .129 0.0
2019 4-Seamer 1.2 3 210 55.0 47 .275 .675 .437 14.4 23.4 17.2 .282 .774 .461 62.1
2019 Curveball -0.3 0 100 26.2 23 .227 .364 .272 22.0 34.8 17.4 .187 .369 .250 50.0
2019 Changeup 5.7 4 72 18.8 16 .385 .769 .525 38.2 18.8 16.7 .210 .345 .322 50.0
2018 4-Seamer 0.2 0 239 55.6 54 .306 .571 .403 11.4 13.0 9.6 .309 .543 .394 45.2
2018 Curveball 1.8 2 126 29.3 36 .281 .500 .372 33.3 33.3 27.9 .208 .276 .264 30.0
2018 Changeup 0.3 0 65 15.1 17 .286 .500 .359 35.5 11.8 15.4 .364 .568 .418 23.1
! 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 27 83.8 97 14.2 1:15 1:45 -30
2020 Curveball 20 76.0 91 21.1 6:45 7:00 -15
2020 4-Seam Fastball 83 93.0 97 21.6 12:45 12:45 0
2022 Changeup 34 84.6 90 14.7 1:15 1:45 -30
2022 Curveball 53 76.1 93 20.7 6:30 6:45 -15
2022 4-Seam Fastball 101 93.5 94 20.0 12:45 12:30 15
! Note: This table is showing data from the PITCHER perspective.
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Swing/Take

Runs
Year Team PA Pitches Heart Shadow Chase Waste All
2012 95 380 0 -2 2 2 1
2013 267 1,062 -13 -12 9 6 -10
2014 131 509 -7 1 5 2 2
2015 150 641 -1 -4 3 3 1
2016 262 1,141 -14 -11 3 4 -16
2018 107 430 -1 -2 4 2 3
2019 86 382 4 -4 3 3 6
2020 32 147 -1 -1 1 1 0
2022 42 188 0 -1 3 2 4
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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 645 49.9 66.5 83.2 28.2 64.8 43.7 60.9 47.3 21.6 7.3 76.6
2016 1,145 48.3 64.7 75.7 28.7 60.6 42.1 56.3 46.1 28.6 6.6 76.3
2018 430 47.2 65.0 84.8 28.2 67.2 37.7 55.1 45.6 20.9 7.4 68.8
2019 382 46.6 66.9 87.4 26.0 60.4 40.3 55.8 45.0 20.9 7.6 79.3
2020 147 46.3 58.8 75.0 24.1 52.6 40.1 53.1 40.1 32.2 7.5 54.5
2022 188 46.3 62.1 85.2 29.7 66.7 44.1 61.9 44.7 21.4 6.4 100.0
Player 2,937 48.0 65.0 80.8 28.0 62.5 41.6 57.3 45.8 24.6 7.0 75.8
MLB 48.5 66.8 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 54 68 49
2016 88 96 87 63 90 82 61 37 15 97 26 86 88 79 96 88
2018 53 92 78
2019 62 94 88
2020 52 98
2022 52 90 70
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Expected Home Runs

Year Team Avg HR Trot Actual HR xHR HR-xHR Doubters Mostly Gone No Doubters No Doubter %
2019 23.3 4 5.6 -2.0 1 4 2 50.0
2020 -- 0 0.0 0.0 1 0 0 --
2022 -- 0 0.1 0.0 1 0 0 --

Expected Home Runs by Park

Year HR
2019 4 5 5 6 6 5 6 6 6 4 6 6 5 5 6 6 5 6 6 6 2 5 6 6 6 6 6 6 7 5 6
2020 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
2022 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0
! Note: This tells how many of this player's home runs would have been out of other stadiums. This accounts for different wall heights and distances, but does not attempt to adjust for 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 92.8 1.9 92.9 93.7 0.8 93 -0.7
Offspeed Velocity 84.4 1.8 84.8 85.5 0.7 83.8 -1.7
Breaking Velocity 75.8 3.6 77.9 78.3 0.4 76.6 -1.7
Exit Velocity 88.3 0.6 88.5 92.4 3.9 91.1 -1.3
Launch Angle 14 4.9 19.4 20.4 1 31.6 11.2
Barrel % 3.9 1.6 6.7 15.1 8.4 5.9 -9.2
Hard Hit % 33.3 5.7 37.3 56.6 19.3 41.2 -15.4
Sweet Spot % 35.3 -1.7 32 39.6 7.6 41.2 1.6
xBA 0.262 -0.071 0.283 0.242 -0.041 0.228 -0.014
BA 0.231 -0.069 0.295 0.28 -0.015 0.222 -0.058
xwOBA 0.333 -0.064 0.353 0.378 0.025 0.322 -0.056
wOBA 0.312 -0.072 0.382 0.399 0.017 0.286 -0.113
xSLG 0.423 -0.092 0.457 0.581 0.124 0.366 -0.215
SLG 0.418 -0.124 0.537 0.6 0.063 0.259 -0.341
K% 22.5 11.7 19.6 25.6 6 31.3 5.7
BB% 7.9 1.6 9.3 11.6 2.3 15.6 4
Swing % 47.3 -1.2 45.6 45 -0.6 40.1 -4.9
Whiff% 21.6 7 20.9 20.9 0 32.2 11.3
In Zone % 49.9 -1.6 47.2 46.6 -0.6 46.3 -0.3
Out of Zone % 50.1 1.6 52.8 53.4 0.6 53.7 0.3
Out of Zone Swing % 28.2 0.5 28.2 26 -2.2 24.1 -1.9
First Pitch Swing % 25.8 -1.1 27.1 23.3 -3.8 25 1.7
First Pitch Strike % 60.9 -4.6 55.1 55.8 0.7 53.1 -2.7
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Statcast Shift Statistics

vs RHHvs LHH
YearPAwOBAPAShifts%PAShifts%
2016 255 .235 148 19 12.8 107 26 24.3
2018 107 .382 63 1 1.6 44 20 45.5
2019 86 .399 58 0 0.0 28 11 39.3
2020 32 .286 12 1 8.3 20 15 75.0
2022 42 .333 25 14 56.0 17 5 29.4

Pitch Distribution