Framber Valdez turned in a dominant performance on Sunday, shutting out the Royals over seven innings while allowing just five hits and one walk.
He struck out five batters and earned his 13th win of the season. Valdez has been a consistent force on the mound this year, posting a solid 3.20 ERA and a 1.09 WHIP across 29 starts. With a strong strikeout rate of 8.7 K/9 and a solid strikeout-to-walk ratio of 3.73, Valdez has proven to be a valuable fantasy asset. Fantasy managers can continue to rely on him for solid performances down the stretch.