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The Pitch that Each Houston Astros Hitter Crushes

Mandatory Credit: Thomas Shea-USA TODAY Sports
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Mandatory Credit: Thomas Shea-USA TODAY Sports
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Michael Brantley – Sinker

This was a lot closer than I expected as the sinker nudged out the four seam fastball for Brantley.  While the xwOBAs were close (.419 to .406) some of the other metrics favored the sinker – xBA (.360), Wiff% (6.9) and HardHit% (52.1), to name a few.

There are multiple other pitches where Brantley did well and you would expect nothing else from the “professional hitter”.

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