RP - DET
Alex Lange entered the game in the ninth inning and retired all three batters he faced, including two strikeouts, to secure his 10th save of the season.
The right-hander has been dominant all year, boasting a 1.16 ERA and a 12.3 K/9 rate over 23 appearances. His impressive strikeout-to-walk ratio of 2.91 and low BABIP of .213 suggest that his success is sustainable going forward.
Alex Lange was dominant in his one inning of work, striking out two batters while not allowing a hit or a walk.
The Tigers ultimately won the game and Lange's performance was a bright spot. With a 1.21 ERA and 12.1 K/9 on the season, Lange has been a valuable asset out of the bullpen for Detroit.
Alex Lange continued his impressive season by earning his ninth save of the year in the Tigers' 6-4 victory over the Royals on Wednesday.
Lange needed just 17 pitches to get through a clean inning, striking out one and allowing one hit to secure the win for Detroit. The right-hander has been a reliable option out of the bullpen all season, posting a 1.27 ERA and 11.8 K/9 over 21 games. With his strong performance on Wednesday, Lange has now converted nine of his 10 save opportunities on the year.
Alex Lange pitched a perfect inning on Sunday, striking out two and walking two to earn his seventh save of the season in Detroit's 5-3 victory over Seattle.
The right-hander has been dominant this year, with a 1.06 ERA and 12.2 K/9 through 18 appearances, and he's converted seven of eight save opportunities. Despite some control issues (4.7 BB/9), Lange's 2.00 FIP and 2.56 K/BB ratio suggest his success is no fluke, and he should continue to be a valuable fantasy asset in leagues that count saves.
Alex Lange tossed a scoreless ninth inning on the mound for the Tigers Friday night, allowing one hit and striking out three to record the save in a 5-4 win over the Cardinals.
Lange continues to dominate at the back end of the bullpen for the Tigers, holding opponents scoreless in 12 consecutive relief appearances. The right-hander is a solid option in deep formats for fantasy managers lacking a closing option on a top team, carrying a 12.06 K/9 ratio to go along with a 1.15 ERA, 0.96 WHIP and six saves in 16 relief appearances so far this season.