Jeremy Pena xwOBA by Pitch by Month

Updated: 4 days ago

Interesting Trends Here

Consider this a follow up to https://www.larrythegm.com/post/astros-what-is-wrong-with-pena


4-Seam Fastball- Down

Changeup- WAY UP- no longer his worst pitch

Curveball- better lately

Cutter- Down What Changed?

Sinker- Biggest struggle lately

Slider- WAY UP


Here is the pitch distribution thrown to Pena.

As Pena's performance versus

Changeups went up, he was thrown slightly less changeups

Curveballs got better lately, he was thrown significantly less curveballs

Cutters went down, he was thrown significantly more cutters

Sinkers went up and down his distribution followed. Since sinkers are the biggest performance challenge lately, he has seen significantly more sinkers.

Sliders are way up, his distribution of sliders is down from 31.6% to 23.5%


It is really interesting to see the pitch distribution follow Pena's performance swings.

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