Craig Kimbrel

Craig Kimbrel

Height: 5' 11"Weight: 205 lbsAge: 29College: Wallace State CC, ALBats: RThrows: RCountry: USA

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Sat, 5/27 4:05pm
Matchup (?) N/A
ROS Rank P #22
Projection (?) 2.8 pts




Yahoo RP
Craig Kimbrel picks up 13th save against Seattle

Craig Kimbrel pitched a clean ninth inning on Friday to earn the save in a 3-0 win over Seattle.

Fantasy Impact

Kimbrel's numbers on the season are outstanding with a 0.83 ERA, 0.37 WHIP and a 16.62 K/9 ratio. He is arguably the best closer in fantasy right now.

John Aubin10 hours ago
Craig Kimbrel strikes out four batters in one inning

Craig Kimbrel accomplished a rare feat Thursday, striking out four batters in an inning of work against the Rangers. Kimbrel struck out Nomar Mazara swinging but it was a wild pitch and Mazara was able to take first base. Kimbrel then struck out the next three batters to end the game.

Fantasy Impact

Kimbrel has not been needed for a save chance in over a week. The closer has still been dominant and now has struck out 40 batters in 20 2/3 innings of work on the year. He is definitely one of the top relievers in the game this season.

John Aubin1 day ago
Craig Kimbrel pitches perfect ninth inning in win over Cardinals

Craig Kimbrel came on in a tied game and pitched a perfect ninth inning in Boston's 5-4 extra-inning win over St. Louis on Wednesday.

Fantasy Impact

Kimbrel did not get a save chance but his appearance was vital to the Red Sox win. He has been getting plenty of opportunities and has 12 saves on the year. Kimbrel has arguably been the top closers in fantasy this season and is not slowing down.

John Aubin1 week ago
Craig Kimbrel strikes out two to pick up 11th save

Craig Kimbrel pitched a perfect ninth inning for his 11th save of the year Saturday in the Red Sox’s win over the Rays. Kimbrel also struck out two batters.

Fantasy Impact

Kimbrel is now 11 for 12 in save tries on the season and hasn't allowed an earned run in nearly a month. What is even more impressive is his 17.82 K/9 which is a career high. Kimbrel is back to being the dominant closer that he was when he was with the Braves.

John Aubin2 weeks ago
Craig Kimbrel strikes out five to pick up win against Brewers

Craig Kimbrel (2-0) struck out five batters over 1.2 scoreless innings with just a single hit allowed to pick up his second win of the season Thursday against Milwaukee.

Fantasy Impact

Kimbrel is looking as dominant as he did back in his Braves days. His ERA is down to 2.80, and he now has a 42/15 K/BB ratio over 35 1/3 innings. He also has ten saves. Kimbrel is arguably the top closer in fantasy this season.

John Aubin2 weeks ago