Bracho’s four-seamer had a very good whiff rate of 27.8% while allowing just a .257 wOBA and .193 batting average. It was his best pitch overall with a 4.4 pVal.
The changeup was his second pitch at 36.9% thrown. It was his best whiff pitch at 37.8%. Overall it was a slightly below-average pitch with a -0.7 pVal.
In 31 innings last year, Bracho threw just 37 sliders—30 of which were to righties. In the limited sample size we have the results in terms of whiff rate were underwhelming at just 25%.