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MLB: Highest and Lowest Whiff% on Curveballs in 2019 (Post All-Star Break) – Pitchers Edition

Over the past few days, we’ve been going over some of Whiff% rates pitchers and hitters had during the second half of 2019. We’ll continue that today, as we go over which pitchers had the highest Whiff% rates on curveballs during the second half of the 2019 season.

Whiff% Rates on Curveballs Post AS Break

In order to qualify for this list, batters must have swung at least 50 times at the pitch. If you’ve missed any of our previous Analytics articles, scroll down to the bottom of this article and check out our links to our other works.

Highest Whiff% Rates on Curveballs

# Team Player Whiff%
1 Marlins/Rays Nick Anderson 53.5%
2 Giants Tyler Beede 52.9%
3 Padres Dinelson Lamet 49.1%
4 Astros Framber Valdez 46.8%
5 Twins Randy Dobnak 46.3%
6 Red Sox Nathan Eovaldi 45.0%
7 Yankees Domingo German 44.7%
8 Pirates Joe Musgrove 43.8%
9 Rangers/Phillies Drew Smyly 43.6%
10 Astros Will Harris 42.9%

 

Lowest Whiff% Rates on Curveballs

# Team Player Whiff%
1 Rockies Peter Lambert 8.0%
2 Tigers Tyler Alexander 16.0%
3 Angels Dillon Peters 17.1%
4 Blue Jays Jacob Waguespack 17.1%
5 Mariners Marco Gonzales 17.9%
6 Red Sox Brian Johnson 21.9%
7 Tigers Jordan Zimmermann 22.3%
8 Reds/Athletics Tanner Roark 22.4%
9 Indians Adam Plutko 22.4%
10 Reds Tyler Mahle 22.7%

 

MLB: WHO HAD THE HIGHEST AND LOWEST WHIFF% IN SEPTEMBER 2019?

MLB: HIGHEST AND LOWEST WHIFF% ON SLIDERS IN 2019 (POST ALL-STAR BREAK) – PITCHERS EDITION


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