Craig Kimbrel

Craig Kimbrel

RP - CHC
Age: 31College: Wallace State CC, ALBats: RThrows: R

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Craig Kimbrel allows two homers in blown save

Craig Kimbrel (0-4) allowed two runs on two hits and one walk in 0.2 innings Saturday against the Cardinals, blowing the save.

Fantasy Impact

Kimbrel was called on to protect a one-run lead, and he promptly blew it by allowing homers to Yadier Molina and Paul DeJong in the ninth. On the season, Kimbrel owns a 6.53 ERA and a 1.60 WHIP in 20.2 innings.

Connor Rooney3 weeks ago
Craig Kimbrel allows home run in return

Craig Kimbrel was saddled with the loss Thursday against the Cardinals, allowing one run on one hit in 0.2 innings. He struck out two.

Fantasy Impact

Kimbrel was activated from the injured list before the game, and Matt Carpenter spoiled his return with a go-ahead home run in the 10th inning. Kimbrel owns a 5.95 ERA and 28 strikeouts in 19.2 innings this season.

Connor Rooney3 weeks ago
Craig Kimbrel eyeing weekend return

Craig Kimbrel (elbow) will throw a simulated game Tuesday, and is eyeing a return to the Cubs for their weekend series against the Cardinals.

Fantasy Impact

Elbow inflammation has kept Kimbrel sidelined since the beginning of September. If this simulated game goes well, he will likely be activated for this weekend's series against St. Louis.

Connor Rooney4 weeks ago
Craig Kimbrel placed on injured list with elbow inflammation

Craig Kimbrel will be placed on the injured list Thursday with elbow inflammation.

Fantasy Impact

Kimbrel last appeared on Sunday, where he coughed up a home run in a non-save situation. No injury had been reported this week, so this announcement comes as a surprise. More details on the extent of Kimbrel's injury should be available soon.

Connor Rooney6 weeks ago
Craig Kimbrel coughs up home run Sunday

Craig Kimbrel allowed three runs on two hits and one walk over 0.2 innings Sunday, striking out one.

Fantasy Impact

Kimbrel was summoned with a one-run deficit in the ninth, and he failed to keep it at that margin. He allowed runners to reach base via a base hit and a walk, then he served up a homer to Christian Yelich. Kimbrel has a 5.68 ERA and 13 saves this season.

Connor Rooney6 weeks ago