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Hayden Birdsong

Hayden Birdsong

SP - San Francisco Giants

Age: 22College: Eastern IllinoisBats: RThrows: RCountry: USA

Next Game

Fri, 7/19 8:40pm
Rank N/A
Projection (?) 1.2 pts

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Hayden Birdsong's solid outing not enough for Giants

Hayden Birdsong pitched five innings, allowing one earned run on two hits and three walks while striking out three in Saturday's 4-2 loss to the Twins.

Fantasy Impact

Despite a decent performance that kept the Giants in the game, Birdsong's effort wasn't enough to secure a win. His season ERA now sits at a respectable 3.72 with a WHIP of 1.40, but his FIP of 5.27 suggests some underlying issues that could spell trouble. His strikeout rate remains solid at 8.4 K/9, though his strikeout-to-walk ratio is less impressive. Fantasy managers should be cautious; while Birdsong is showing potential, his metrics indicate possible volatility in his performances moving forward.

Chris Schommer3 days ago
Hayden Birdsong pitches into fifth inning Sunday

Hayden Birdsong allowed two runs on five hits over 4 2/3 innings on Sunday against the Guardians.

Fantasy Impact

Birdsong added five strikeouts and two walks. He was able to limit the damage all afternoon that resulted in a solid outing for the young starter. He remains a risky fantasy baseball pitcher.

Ari Koslow1 week ago
Hayden Birdsong Struggles in Season Debut

Hayden Birdsong allowed three earned runs on six hits and three walks while striking out five over 4.2 innings in Wednesday's win against the Cubs.

Fantasy Impact

Despite the Giants clinching a narrow 4-3 victory, Birdsong's performance was less than stellar, showcasing early season jitters with a 5.79 ERA and a 1.93 WHIP. His high strikeout rate of 9.6 K/9 continues to be a silver lining, suggesting potential for fantasy relevance if he can fine-tune his control and reduce the walks. However, his elevated BABIP of .385 and a low strikeout-to-walk ratio of 1.67 indicate that he might struggle with consistency. Fantasy managers should keep an eye on his next few starts for signs of improvement or stabilization before making any hasty decisions regarding his roster status.

Jesse Garcia3 weeks ago
Hayden Birdsong to start against Cubs Wednesday

Hayden Birdsong will be promoted from Triple-A Sacramento and start against the Cubs Wednesday.

Fantasy Impact

Birdsong will get a chance to make his MLB debut Wednesday as a spot starter after the Giants’ rotation deals with multiple injuries. The 22-year-old had a 2.05 ERA and a 1.12 WHIP with Double-A Richmond before being promoted to Triple-A.

Jesse Garcia3 weeks ago