Even after all these years, Verlander can still sling it, touching 98.4mph with his heater in 2016. He had his most successful season with his Four-Seamer since 2011, earning a stellar 14.8 pVal. He held the highest whiff rate of his career with pitch at 12.2% with an immense 34.2% O-Swing, which is elite for Fastballs. Pair that with a 50.8% zone rate and Verlander had strikes all over the place with the pitch. Talk about a good foundation for your secondary pitches.