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Despite a solid strikeout rate of 7.98 K/9, his high WHIP of 1.28 and mediocre FIP suggest he may not be a reliable fantasy option going forward.
With only four wins in 20 starts, Williamson's lack of run support further dampens his fantasy value.
Brandon Williamson will return to the mound on Tuesday against the Tigers.
Williamson was scratched from his last scheduled start due to COVID-19. He has posted a 4.20 ERA across 19 starts so far this season for the Reds.
Brandon Williamson had a decent outing against the Giants, giving up three earned runs over six innings.
He managed to keep his walks in check, not issuing any free passes, and recorded five strikeouts. Unfortunately, the Reds' offense couldn't provide enough run support, resulting in a 6-1 loss. With a 4.20 ERA and 1.24 WHIP on the season, Williamson has been a serviceable fantasy option, but his lack of wins and losses limit his value in that category.
Reds lefty Brandon Williamson tossed a gem Monday night versus the Miami Marlins.
With this win, Williamson's season stats now include 15 games started, a 4.54 ERA, a 1.26 WHIP, and a solid 7.6 K/9. His 5.04 FIP and 2.21 strikeout-to-walk ratio further highlight his effectiveness on the mound, and his .260 BABIP suggests some good fortune. Overall, Williamson's record now stands at 4 wins and 2 losses for the season.
Brandon Williamson allowed five earned runs in 4 1/3 Innings during Wednesday's loss to the Cubs.
Williamson gave up four hits and two walks while striking out seven batters. Unfortunately, his efforts were not enough to help the Reds, as they fell to the Cubs by a score of 16-6. This performance adds to Williamson's season-long struggles, as he now has a 4.85 ERA and a 1.34 WHIP in 14 games started. His strikeout rate stands at 7.2 K/9, and his strikeout-to-walk ratio is 1.90. Despite his 3 wins and 2 losses prior to this game, Williamson will need to improve his numbers moving forward to find more success on the mound.