RP - HOU
Bryan Abreu pitched one scoreless inning, allowing one walk, and registering one strikeout to earn the save in a win over Atlanta.
Abreu capitalized on a rare save opportunity Sunday. The 26-year-old has a 0.73 ERA, 0.89 WHIP, and 19 strikeouts in 12 appearances this season. Abreu has been dominant so far to start the season but really only carries fantasy value in leagues that reward holds.
Bryan Abreu tossed a perfect ninth inning on the mound in relief for the Astros Saturday night, striking out two and registering a save in a 6-3 win over the Braves.
Abreu benefited from Houston closer Ryan Pressly being used out of the bullpen Friday night by manager Dusty Baker and shut the door on the Braves Saturday night. The 26-year-old has been a dominant relief option to this point in the season, carrying a 0.79 ERA and 0.88 WHIP with 18 strikeouts in 11 relief appearances so far this season.
Astros reliever Bryan Abreu earned a win in relief on Saturday, pitching a scoreless 8th inning in Houston's 3-2 win over Detroit.
Abreu entered the top of the 8th with the Astros trailing 2-1. He tossed a scoreless frame, allowing a hit and striking out a batter. Houston then scored two runs in the bottom half of the inning, turning him into a winner. Abreu only has two holds and does not have good peripherals. You can find better options for relievers on the wire.
Astros reliever Bryan Abreu allowed just one hit while striking out a pair of batters over two innings of work against the Athletics on Tuesday. He was on the mound when the Astros' bats came alive, giving him his third win of 2021. Houston ultimately defeated Oakland by a score of 9-6.
Abreu is now 3-3 with a 3.90 ERA, 1.27 WHIP, and .224 OBA through 27.2 innings of relief work. He's looked really good at home, posting a 2.76 ERA, 0.92 WHIP, and .148 OBA during games held in Houston.
Astros reliever Bryan Abreu impressed en route to his first career save against the Dodgers on Wednesday. He logged one strikeout and worked around two walks to secure the 5-2 victory.
Through 21 relief appearances this year, Abreu is 2-3 with a 4.21 ERA, 1.32 WHIP, and .231 OBA. His save was impressive but likely won't be a frequent occurrence. Thus, Abreu is worth leaving on waivers.