We’ve gone over which pitchers had the highest Whiff% on sliders and curveballs during the second half of 2019 over the past few days. Today we move to the offspeed, as we go over which pitchers generated the most whiffs on changeups last season after the All-Star Break.
Most Whiffs on Changeups Post AS Break
Before we get into the Whiff% rates, let’s quickly go over which pitchers had the highest number of swings and misses off the changeup in the second half. Here’s the top five pitchers in that category:
|#||Team||Player||# of Whiffs|
|2||Red Sox||Eduardo Rodriguez||92|
|4||White Sox||Lucas Giolito||82|
Highest Whiff% on Changeups
In order to qualify for these two lists, batters must have swung at least 50 times at a pitcher’s changeup during the second half of 2019. If you’ve missed any of our previous Analytics articles, scroll down to the bottom of this page to check out our previous entries.
Here are the top 10 pitchers who had the highest Whiff% rates on the changeup:
|1||White Sox||Jimmy Cordero||50.0%|
|t-6||Rockies||Chi Chi Gonzalez||43.9%|
Lowest Whiff% on Changeups
|6||White Sox||Ross Detwiler||16.9%|
|10||Red Sox||Rick Porcello||18.5%|
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