Pitch Types Key
FA Fastball
FF 4-seam Fastball
FT 2-seam Fastball
FC Cut Fastball
FS Split-finger Fastball
FO Forkball
SI Sinker
SL Slider
CU Curveball
KC Knuckle Curve
EP Ephuus
CH Change-up
SC Screwball
KN Knuckleball
UN Unknown

John Axford, RHP, Pittsburgh Pirates

Batters: Count: Pitch Type: Date Range:
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Type Count Selection Velocity Vertical Horizontal Spin Angle Spin Rate
FF 854 69.2% 95.5 9.83 -3.51 200 2,173
CU 216 17.5% 80.9 -7.79 2.45 17 1,426
SL 164 13.3% 84.4 -2.07 4.40 72 1,072
Type Count Selection Strike Swing Whiff Foul In Play
FF 854 69.2% 67.2% 45.2% 9.1% 19.8% 16.3%
CU 216 17.5% 54.2% 31.9% 9.7% 10.6% 11.6%
SL 164 13.3% 59.8% 43.3% 12.2% 13.4% 17.7%
Player Team Position At-bats  
Pedro Alvarez Pittsburgh Pirates 3B 3  
Jeff Baker Miami Marlins 2B 1  
Clint Barmes Pittsburgh Pirates SS 1  
Darwin Barney Los Angeles Dodgers 2B 3  
Jason Bartlett Minnesota Twins SS 2  
Jason Bay Seattle Mariners RF 1  
Carlos Beltran New York Yankees RF 1  
Lance Berkman Texas Rangers D 3  
Roger Bernadina Cincinnati Reds LF 1  
Willie Bloomquist Seattle Mariners SS 1  
Emilio Bonifacio Atlanta Braves 2B 1  
Michael Bourn Cleveland Indians CF 2  
John Bowker Pittsburgh Pirates LF 1  
Jay Bruce Cincinnati Reds RF 1  
John Buck Seattle Mariners C 3  
Emmanuel Burriss San Francisco Giants 2B 1  
Sean Burroughs Minnesota Twins 3B 1  
Marlon Byrd Philadelphia Phillies RF 4  
Miguel Cairo Cincinnati Reds 3B 2  
Jorge Cantu San Diego Padres 1B 1  
Starlin Castro Chicago Cubs SS 1  
Ronny Cedeno Philadelphia Phillies SS 2  
Francisco Cervelli New York Yankees C 1  
Chris Coghlan Chicago Cubs LF 2  
Tyler Colvin San Francisco Giants LF 2  
Carlos Corporan Houston Astros C 1  
Zack Cozart Cincinnati Reds SS 1  
Chris Denorfia Seattle Mariners RF 1  
Daniel Descalso St. Louis Cardinals SS 1  
Ian Desmond Washington Nationals SS 1  
Blake DeWitt Atlanta Braves 2B 3  
Matt Diaz Miami Marlins LF 2  
Chris Dickerson Cleveland Indians LF 1  
Ryan Doumit Atlanta Braves C 2  
Matt Downs Houston Astros 1B 1  
Stephen Drew New York Yankees SS 2  
Lucas Duda New York Mets 1B 1  
Mark Ellis St. Louis Cardinals 2B 2  
Andre Ethier Los Angeles Dodgers CF 1  
Dexter Fowler Houston Astros CF 1  
Juan Francisco Toronto Blue Jays 3B 2  
Freddie Freeman Atlanta Braves 1B 2  
David Freese Los Angeles Angels 3B 1  
Kosuke Fukudome Chicago White Sox RF 2  
Rafael Furcal Miami Marlins 2B 1  
Jason Giambi Cleveland Indians D 5  
Jonny Gomes Oakland Athletics LF 2  
Alberto Gonzalez New York Yankees SS 1  
Alex Gonzalez Detroit Tigers SS 2  
Carlos Gonzalez Colorado Rockies LF 4  
Tony Gwynn Philadelphia Phillies CF 1  
Ryan Hanigan Tampa Bay Rays C 2  
Josh Harrison Pittsburgh Pirates RF 1  
Brad Hawpe Los Angeles Angels RF 2  
Brett Hayes Kansas City Royals C 1  
Chase Headley New York Yankees 3B 2  
Chris Heisey Cincinnati Reds LF 4  
Todd Helton Colorado Rockies 1B 2  
Ramon Hernandez Los Angeles Dodgers C 4  
Jonathan Herrera Boston Red Sox 3B 2  
Jason Heyward Atlanta Braves RF 2  
Eric Hinske Arizona Diamondbacks 1B 1  
Matt Holliday St. Louis Cardinals LF 4  
Ryan Howard Philadelphia Phillies 1B 1  
Aubrey Huff San Francisco Giants 1B 2  
Luke Hughes Oakland Athletics 2B 2  
Chris Iannetta Los Angeles Angels C 2  
Raul Ibanez Kansas City Royals LF 1  
Omar Infante Kansas City Royals 2B 3  
Paul Janish Atlanta Braves SS 3  
Jason Jaramillo Pittsburgh Pirates C 1  
John Jaso Oakland Athletics C 1  
Chris Johnson Atlanta Braves 3B 1  
Kelly Johnson Boston Red Sox 3B 1  
Reed Johnson Miami Marlins LF 3  
Chipper Jones Atlanta Braves 3B 1  
Garrett Jones Miami Marlins 1B 3  
Matt Kemp Los Angeles Dodgers LF 2  
Jeff Keppinger Chicago White Sox 2B 1  
Casey Kotchman Miami Marlins 1B 1  
Carlos Lee Miami Marlins 1B 1  
James Loney Tampa Bay Rays 1B 1  
Jose Lopez Chicago White Sox 2B 2  
Ryan Ludwick Cincinnati Reds LF 2  
Michael Martinez Pittsburgh Pirates 3B 1  
Osvaldo Martinez Chicago White Sox SS 1  
Joe Mauer Minnesota Twins 1B 1  
Cameron Maybin San Diego Padres CF 1  
Andrew McCutchen Pittsburgh Pirates CF 4  
Michael McKenry Colorado Rockies C 1  
Yadier Molina St. Louis Cardinals C 2  
Miguel Montero Arizona Diamondbacks C 2  
Logan Morrison Seattle Mariners 1B 3  
Mike Morse San Francisco Giants LF 1  
Xavier Nady San Diego Padres LF 1  
Dioner Navarro Toronto Blue Jays C 1  
Tsuyoshi Nishioka Minnesota Twins 2B 2  
Laynce Nix Philadelphia Phillies RF 1  
Eduardo Nunez Minnesota Twins LF 1  
Pete Orr Philadelphia Phillies 3B 2  
Lyle Overbay Milwaukee Brewers 1B 2  
Jordan Pacheco Arizona Diamondbacks C 1  
Angel Pagan San Francisco Giants CF 1  
Jimmy Paredes Kansas City Royals 3B 1  
Gerardo Parra Milwaukee Brewers RF 1  
Corey Patterson St. Louis Cardinals LF 1  
Eric Patterson San Diego Padres CF 1  
Xavier Paul Arizona Diamondbacks O 2  
Steve Pearce Baltimore Orioles LF 2  
Carlos Pena Texas Rangers 1B 3  
Ramiro Pena Atlanta Braves 2B 1  
Hunter Pence San Francisco Giants RF 3  
Bryan Petersen Miami Marlins LF 2  
Brandon Phillips Cincinnati Reds 2B 4  
Kyle Phillips San Diego Padres C 1  
Placido Polanco Miami Marlins 3B 2  
Jorge Posada New York Yankees D 1  
Martin Prado New York Yankees 3B 2  
Alex Presley Houston Astros LF 1  
Albert Pujols Los Angeles Angels 1B 4  
Humberto Quintero Seattle Mariners C 2  
Aramis Ramirez Milwaukee Brewers 3B 3  
Wilson Ramos Washington Nationals C 1  
Colby Rasmus Toronto Blue Jays CF 3  
Edgar Renteria Cincinnati Reds SS 2  
Jason Repko Boston Red Sox O 1  
Jose Reyes Toronto Blue Jays SS 1  
Juan Rivera Los Angeles Dodgers LF 2  
Josh Rodriguez Pittsburgh Pirates SS 1  
Scott Rolen Cincinnati Reds 3B 1  
Jimmy Rollins Philadelphia Phillies SS 2  
Wilin Rosario Colorado Rockies C 1  
David Ross Boston Red Sox C 1  
Carlos Ruiz Philadelphia Phillies C 1  
Jarrod Saltalamacchia Miami Marlins C 1  
Angel Sanchez Chicago White Sox SS 2  
Gaby Sanchez Pittsburgh Pirates 1B 4  
Pablo Sandoval San Francisco Giants 3B 1  
Jordan Schafer Minnesota Twins LF 1  
Skip Schumaker Cincinnati Reds LF 3  
Marco Scutaro San Francisco Giants 2B 1  
Justin Sellers Cleveland Indians SS 1  
J.B. Shuck Los Angeles Angels LF 1  
Seth Smith San Diego Padres LF 4  
Alfonso Soriano New York Yankees LF 3  
Geovany Soto Texas Rangers C 4  
Ryan Spilborghs Colorado Rockies LF 1  
Mike Stanton Miami Marlins RF 1  
Ian Stewart Los Angeles Angels 3B 1  
Drew Stubbs Colorado Rockies CF 2  
Drew Sutton Pittsburgh Pirates LF 1  
Jose Tabata Pittsburgh Pirates RF 1  
Miguel Tejada Kansas City Royals 3B 1  
Ryan Theriot San Francisco Giants 2B 2  
Jim Thome Baltimore Orioles D 1  
Andres Torres San Francisco Giants LF 1  
Rene Tosoni Minnesota Twins LF 1  
Troy Tulowitzki Colorado Rockies SS 4  
Justin Turner Los Angeles Dodgers 3B 1  
Dan Uggla San Francisco Giants 2B 1  
B.J. Upton Atlanta Braves CF 1  
Justin Upton Atlanta Braves LF 2  
Juan Uribe Los Angeles Dodgers 3B 1  
Wilson Valdez Cincinnati Reds SS 1  
Danny Valencia Toronto Blue Jays 3B 2  
Will Venable San Diego Padres RF 2  
Shane Victorino Boston Red Sox RF 2  
Joey Votto Cincinnati Reds 1B 4  
Neil Walker Pittsburgh Pirates 2B 1  
Brett Wallace Houston Astros 1B 1  
Jayson Werth Washington Nationals RF 1  
Eli Whiteside Chicago Cubs C 1  
Ty Wigginton St. Louis Cardinals 1B 3  
Brandon Wood Los Angeles Angels 3B 2  
David Wright New York Mets 3B 1  
Chris Young New York Mets LF 2  
Matt Young Detroit Tigers LF 2  

PITCHf/x Charts

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At-bat Results

Strikeout28.20%
Groundout17.70%
Single16.39%
Flyout13.77%
Walk7.87%
Pop Out3.28%
Field Error2.30%
Forceout1.97%
Lineout1.97%
Home Run1.31%
Grounded Into DP1.31%
Double0.98%
Triple0.66%
Double Play0.66%
Bunt Pop Out0.33%
Intent Walk0.33%
Sac Fly0.33%
Fielders Choice0.33%
Sac Bunt0.33%

Game Log

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3/31/2011MIL 6 @ CIN 7
4/3/2011MIL 3 @ CIN 12
4/6/2011ATL 4 @ MIL 5
4/7/2011ATL 2 @ MIL 4
4/10/2011CHN 5 @ MIL 6
4/14/2011MIL 4 @ PIT 1
4/18/2011MIL 6 @ PHI 3
4/23/2011HOU 9 @ MIL 6
4/24/2011HOU 1 @ MIL 4
4/26/2011CIN 2 @ MIL 3
4/27/2011CIN 7 @ MIL 6
5/4/2011MIL 0 @ ATL 8
5/7/2011MIL 4 @ SLN 0
5/9/2011SDN 3 @ MIL 4
5/10/2011SDN 6 @ MIL 8
5/13/2011PIT 2 @ MIL 5
5/15/2011PIT 6 @ MIL 9
5/16/2011MIL 2 @ LAN 1
5/18/2011MIL 5 @ SDN 2
5/20/2011COL 6 @ MIL 7
5/21/2011COL 2 @ MIL 3
5/22/2011COL 1 @ MIL 3
5/24/2011WAS 6 @ MIL 7
5/28/2011SFN 2 @ MIL 3
5/31/2011MIL 7 @ CIN 2
6/3/2011MIL 6 @ FLO 5
6/4/2011MIL 3 @ FLO 2
6/5/2011MIL 6 @ FLO 5
6/8/2011NYN 6 @ MIL 7
6/11/2011SLN 3 @ MIL 5
6/12/2011SLN 3 @ MIL 4
6/15/2011MIL 9 @ CHN 5
6/18/2011MIL 4 @ BOS 2
6/21/2011TBA 1 @ MIL 5
6/24/2011MIN 3 @ MIL 4
6/26/2011MIN 2 @ MIL 6
6/30/2011MIL 0 @ NYA 5
7/2/2011MIL 8 @ MIN 7
7/4/2011ARI 8 @ MIL 6
7/6/2011ARI 1 @ MIL 3
7/7/2011CIN 4 @ MIL 5
7/9/2011CIN 8 @ MIL 4
7/15/2011MIL 0 @ COL 4
7/16/2011MIL 8 @ COL 7
7/17/2011MIL 4 @ COL 3
7/20/2011MIL 5 @ ARI 2
7/22/2011MIL 4 @ SFN 2
7/26/2011CHN 2 @ MIL 3
7/27/2011CHN 0 @ MIL 2
7/28/2011CHN 2 @ MIL 4
7/31/2011HOU 4 @ MIL 5
8/2/2011SLN 8 @ MIL 7
8/3/2011SLN 5 @ MIL 10
8/6/2011MIL 7 @ HOU 5
8/9/2011MIL 5 @ SLN 3
8/13/2011PIT 0 @ MIL 1
8/14/2011PIT 1 @ MIL 2
8/15/2011LAN 0 @ MIL 3
8/17/2011LAN 1 @ MIL 3
8/20/2011MIL 11 @ NYN 9
8/24/2011MIL 0 @ PIT 2
8/26/2011CHN 2 @ MIL 5
8/27/2011CHN 4 @ MIL 6
8/28/2011CHN 2 @ MIL 3
9/2/2011MIL 8 @ HOU 2
9/5/2011MIL 4 @ SLN 1
9/10/2011PHI 3 @ MIL 2
9/11/2011PHI 2 @ MIL 3
9/13/2011COL 1 @ MIL 2
9/16/2011MIL 6 @ CIN 3
9/23/2011FLO 1 @ MIL 4
9/24/2011FLO 4 @ MIL 6
9/27/2011PIT 4 @ MIL 6
9/28/2011PIT 3 @ MIL 7