Yovani Gallardo

Age 33
  • Born 02/25/1986
  • Bats R
  • Team: Free Agents
2019 Statistics
W-L
8-8
IP
94.1
ERA
6.39
WHIP
1.63
K
58
K%
13.8
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2019
Four-Seamer
30.4% Thrown 91.5 MPH
Two-Seamer
23.4% Thrown 91.6 MPH
Slider
21.1% Thrown 88.9 MPH
Curveball
12.8% Thrown 79.7 MPH
Changeup
12.2% Thrown 86.0 MPH

During the height of his career, Gallardo could depend on his four-seamer to be one of his best pitches. Now, with the zip on the pitch gone and its movement well below average, it’s a very poor offering. It allowed 90.5% contact and horrible 3.8% whiff rate.

This pitch generated a healthy 51.9% ground balls for Gallardo, but it wasn’t enough to overcome a .329 BABIP against the pitch that resulted in opponents posting a .341 average and 172 wRC+ against it.

The slider was the only pitch from Gallardo that generated a positive pitch value, coming in at 0.4. Still, it had terrible movement and racked up a measly 7.7% whiff rate, failing to get hitters to chase it out of the zone.

For a pitch with such poor movement, Gallardo’s curveball was left in the zone far too often. The result was an 8.3% whiff rate, which helped opponents absolutely mash the pitch. They posted a 210 wRC+ and slugged .758 (!) against it.

Surprisingly, Gallardo’s changeup had above-average arm-side run and average drop to it. It didn’t miss bats, elicit chases or generate grounders though, and as a result, opponents slugged .568 against it with a .341 average.

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