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Aaron Brooks allowed one run on one hit with one walk and four strikeouts across seven innings during a relief appearance to earn a victory against the Mariners on Friday.
Brooks came in as the bulk reliever after Richard Blier pitched the first two innings for the Orioles and went the final seven innings for the win. Brooks is now 6-8 with a 5.75 ERA, 1.40 WHIP, and 81 strikeouts across 108 innings this season.
Aaron Brooks picked up the win after surrendering two runs on seven hits and three walks over 5 1/3 innings Friday night against the Tigers.
Brooks bounced back nicely after giving up seven runs in his last start. The 29-year-old righty is now 5-8 with a 6.06 ERA and 1.48 WHIP with 77 strikeouts over 101 innings this season. Brooks faces the Blue Jays at home on Wednesday.
Aaron Brooks was charged with seven runs (six earned) on six hits over 2 2/3 innings in a loss to the Rangers on Saturday. He struck out three batters and walked one.
Brooks has not looked good since joining the Orioles after the A's let him go. The 29-year-old righty has a 7.54 ERA with nine home runs allowed over 11 starts since joining the team. Brooks should be left on the waiver wire.
Aaron Brooks allowed three runs on six hits and four walks with three strikeouts across 4 1/3 innings for no-decision as the Orioles lost to the Royals on Sunday.
Brooks has looked better in recent starts but overall has a 5.81 ERA and a 74:28 K:BB ratio across 93 innings this season. Brooks will face the Rangers at home in his next start on Friday and is not worth owning in fantasy.
Aaron Brooks tossed six shutout innings, allowing only two hits with one walk and six strikeouts to earn a victory against the Nationals on Tuesday.
This performance was a surprise as Brooks has been bad this season. On the year the 29-year-old is now 4-7 with a 5.79 ERA, 1.38 WHIP, and 71 strikeouts in 88 2/3 innings across 24 appearances, including 15 starts this season with the Athletics and Orioles. Brooks will need another couple of good outings before fantasy owners should trust picking him up.