Pitch f/x: Verlander and Jackson Premium Story

Jackson possesses a mid 90s fastball
Jackson possesses a mid 90s fastball
By Bill Ferris
Guest Contributor
Date: Dec 12, 2008

With the acquisition of Edwin Jackson the Tigers now have two of the hardest throwing starters in the league. Jackson joins Justin Verlander and both feature mid 90's four seam fastballs. But that is the main feature that these two pitchers have in common, and with data derived from a technology called pitch f/x we can take a deeper look at their respective repertoires.

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