Craig Kimbrel

Craig Kimbrel

Age: 31College: Wallace State CC, ALBats: RThrows: R

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Craig Kimbrel posts sixth save Saturday

Craig Kimbrel picked up his sixth save Saturday against the Padres, walking two in the ninth inning.

Fantasy Impact

After a disastrous start to his Cubs' career, Kimbrel has looked like his old self lately. In his last six appearances, he's 5-for-5 in save chances and allowed just one hit in that stretch.

Connor Rooney2 days ago
Craig Kimbrel earns fifth save Friday

Craig Kimbrel locked down his fifth save of the season in Friday's 6-5 win over the Padres. He walked one and struck out the side.

Fantasy Impact

Kimbrel has looked quite sharp in his last two save opportunities, and he's lowered his ERA to 5.87 in 7.2 innings in 2019. He's maintained his reputation as an elite strikeout pitcher, as he's punched out 12 so far this season. He remains a top fantasy option at relief pitcher.

Connor Rooney3 days ago
Craig Kimbrel earns fourth save Wednesday

Craig Kimbrel picked up his fourth save of the year on Wednesday versus the Reds, striking out two in a scoreless ninth to protect the 5-2 win.

Fantasy Impact

Kimbrel needed just 12 pitches to finish off Cincinnati. The veteran closer had a couple shaky outings early on but has now through four straight scoreless innings. He's an elite fantasy closer the rest of the way.

Craig Kimbrel pitches scoreless ninth inning Tuesday

Craig Kimbrel allowed one hit, walked one, and struck out one in a scoreless ninth inning in Tuesday's win over the Reds.

Fantasy Impact

Kimbrel hadn't appeared since Friday, and was deployed Tuesday in a non-save high leverage situation. After a bumpy start to his Cubs' career, he's turned in three straight scoreless outings, and has lowered his ERA to 7.94 in 5.2 innings.

Connor Rooney6 days ago
Craig Kimbrel earns third save Friday

Craig Kimbrel pitched a clean ninth inning against the Pirates on Friday to earn his third save. He did not walk or strike out any batters.

Fantasy Impact

This was Kimbrel's second consecutive clean save after a rocky start to his Cubs career. While he didn't strike out anyone, this was Kimbrel's first save in which he didn't issue a free pass. He remains a top fantasy closer due to his track record.

Connor Rooney1 week ago