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Lance McCullers Jr.

Lance McCullers Jr. avoids arbitration and agrees to a $6.5 million deal

by Corbin Young | Astros Correspondent | Fri, Jan 15th 1:40pm EST

According to Brian McTaggart, Lance McCullers Jr. and the Astros agree to a $6.5 million deal and avoid arbitration. He's coming off a solid 2020 campaign. (Brian McTaggart on Twitter)

Fantasy Impact:

In 2020, Lance McCullers Jr. finished with a 3.93 ERA, 1.16 WHIP, a 24.7% strikeout rate, and an 8.8% walk rate in 55 innings. He typically used his curveball a ton but dropped the usage from 46.6% in 2018 to 37.6% in 2020. Meanwhile, McCullers also increased his sinker usage from 36.4% in 2018 to 41.7% in 2020. He's a high upside starting pitcher with some risks.

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