SP,RP - NYY
Chad Green got two important outs for the Yankees and recorded a strikeout without allowing a baserunner in Tuesday's 9-6 win against the Braves.
Green should be owned and started in holds leagues and managers looking for a ratio boost in other formats could do a lot worse than the reliable righty. His ERA is 0.90 and he has 14 strikeouts in 10 innings pitched.
Chad Green is one of three pitchers who could serve as the opener in the Yankees' third game against Washington, Bryan Hoch of MLB.com reports.
Green has experience as an opener having done it 15 times for the Yankees in 2019. The team has yet to announce who it will be as the other candidates are Michael King and Jonathan Loaisiga. Fantasy owners should keep an eye on updates.
Chad Green pitched two scoreless innings, allowing two hits and one walk while striking out four as the Yankees defeated the Rangers 4-1.
Green has typically been more effective as an opener than out of the bullpen in 2019. He has pitched well of late and has only allowed one earned run in his last 9 1/3 innings.
Chad Green gave up five runs on four hits with one walk and one strikeout and couldn't get out of the first inning in his start against the Indians on Thursday.
Green was the opener on Thursday and the expectation was that he would go a couple of innings. But he was only able to get one out and the team lost 19-5. Green has bounced between the bullpen and opener duties and is not worth owning in fantasy.
Chad Green will start for the Yankees on Saturday as they take on the Toronto Blue Jays in the third game of a four game set.
Green has been noticeably more effective as an opener thus far in 2019, posting a 2.13 ERA, .217 batting average against, and 1.105 WHIP across nine starts. As a reliever, he possesses a 6.00 ERA, .321 batting average against, and 1.576 WHIP over 30 appearances.