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David Bednar

David Bednar

RP - PIT - IL15

Age: 27College: Lafayette CollegeBats: LThrows: R

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Sat, 8/13 9:05pm
Rank P #71
Projection (?) 1.5 pts

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David Bednar (lower back inflammation) placed on 15-day IL

David Bednar has been placed on the 15-day Injured List as announced by the Pirates on Wednesday.

Fantasy Impact

Bednar owns 17 saves and a 2.70 ERA as August begins but has not pitched since Friday's game versus Philadelphia. He heads to the IL with lower back soreness, with Wil Crowe picking up the save in Tuesday's win over Milwaukee. A combination of Crowe and Yerry De Los Santos will likely take on the high leverage situations for Pittsburgh during Bednar's absence.

Andy Zimmerman1 week ago
David Bednar records 17th save during Saturday's win over Miami

David Bednar allowed no runs on a walk and two strikeouts during the ninth inning of Saturday's 1-0 win over the Marlins.

Fantasy Impact

Bednar returned from his first All-Star appearance to close out Saturday's win over Miami. It was his 17th save of the season. He owns a 2.96 ERA as Pittsburgh holds third place in the NL Central.

Andy Zimmerman3 weeks ago
David Bednar blows save, suffers loss Wednesday in Miami

David Bednar allowed three runs on three hits and a walk while recording two outs in the tenth before being walked-off in Wednesday's 5-4 loss to the Marlins.

Fantasy Impact

Bednar (3-3) entered the game in the tenth, inheriting the initial runner on second and a two-run advantage. Three runs came around to score, with the third via a wild pitch thrown by the All-Star closer. It was the first blown save of the month for Bednar, who had converted his previous five chances. For 2022, he owns a 3.16 ERA along with 16 saves.

Andy Zimmerman4 weeks ago
David Bednar earns 16th save during Tuesday’s win in Miami

David Bednar allowed no runs on a hit and no walks while striking out a batter during the ninth inning of Tuesday’s 3-2 over the Marlins.

Fantasy Impact

Bednar has reeled off five saves in July, placing him tied for eleventh in the MLB with 16 saves this season. The success shown in the league’s first half continues to make the 27-year-old a must own. While the quantity of save chances may not match other closers, Bednar is continually relied upon in those high leverage situations.

Andy Zimmerman5 weeks ago
David Bednar closes out Saturday’s win in Milwaukee for 15th save of season

David Bednar pitched a perfect ninth inning while striking out a batter to record the save in Saturday’s 4-3 win over the Brewers.

Fantasy Impact

Bednar has been on a tear to begin July, recording four save in the same number of appearances, only allowing three hits in that span. For the season, the 27-year-old has 15 saves and an ERA of 2.25.

Andy Zimmerman5 weeks ago
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