Graph of the Day: Harden and Greinke Fastball Locations

I happened to notice a difference in fastball locations between Zack Greinke and Rich Harden. Does Harden go up and out of the zone more by design, since he really throws two pitches? Greinke has a wide arsenal at his disposal.

The gray box is the approximate region of the strike zone, which accentuates the difference between the two pitchers.


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x-axis is height in feet, from ground (left) on up. y-axis is percentage of pitches in each height bucket; lines are smoothed

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