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Javier Assad Strikes Out Eight in Solid Outing, Lowers Season ERA to 3.04

by Matthew Terelle | Cubs Correspondent | Wed, Sep 20th 6:02am EDT

Javier Assad turned in a strong performance on Tuesday, allowing just one earned run on five hits and one walk over five innings of work against the Pirates.

Fantasy Impact:

The right-hander also racked up an impressive eight strikeouts, showcasing his ability to miss bats. With this outing, Assad lowered his season ERA to a solid 3.04, further solidifying his value as a reliable fantasy option. While his strikeout numbers may not be elite, Assad's ability to limit runs and generate strikeouts make him a valuable asset moving forward. Fantasy managers should feel confident deploying him in favorable matchups.

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