RP - CLE
The Cleveland Guardians are reportedly open to trading All-Star closer Emmanuel Clase.
Clase recorded 44 saves and posted a 3.22 ERA across 72 2/3 innings this past season. There are a lot of teams who can use help in the back end of the bullpen, so Clase will garner plenty of trade interest if he is being shopped.
Emmanuel Clase tallied his 44th save of the season, allowing one earned run on one hit in Friday’s win.
Despite only facing three batters, Clase needed nine pitches to complete his one inning pitched. With no strikeouts and no walks, his lack of dominance in this outing raises concerns about his ability to consistently perform at a high level. Clase should remain a top option heading into next season.
Emmanuel Clase picked up a save in Wednesday's win 4-3 win over the Reds.
With a 3.14 ERA and 1.16 WHIP on the season, Clase has now racked up 43 saves this season. His 4.00 strikeout-to-walk ratio and 2.77 FIP suggest that his success is sustainable, making him a valuable asset for fantasy managers in need of saves.
Clase had a perfect outing, not allowing any hits or walks while earning his 40th save of the season.
With a solid 3.11 ERA, Clase has been a reliable closer for fantasy teams, and his strong performance in this game only solidifies his value going forward.
Emmanuel Clase had another rough outing on Thursday, allowing four hits and two earned runs in just 2/3 innings pitched.
With no strikeouts and no walks, Clase's lack of command was evident as he blew his 10th save of the season. This performance adds to his already underwhelming season, as he now owns a 3.06 ERA and a 1.14 WHIP in 66 games. Fantasy managers should be concerned about Clase's recent struggles and may want to consider benching him until he can regain his form.