Jesse Chavez

Jesse Chavez

Age: 35College: Riverside CC, CABats: RThrows: R

Next Game

Tue, 5/21 8:05pm
Matchup (?) N/A
Rank N/A
Projection (?) 0 pts




Yahoo RP
Jesse Chavez signs with Rangers

Jesse Chavez signed a two-year, $8 million deal with the Rangers.

Fantasy Impact

Chavez started the 2018 season with the Rangers before being traded to the Cubs at the deadline. He was a solid multi-inning RP for Texas prior to the move, but he really turned it on down the stretch with Chicago. He posted an ERA and WHIP of 1.15 and 0.795 with 42 strikeouts over 32 appearances spanning 39 innings for the Cubs. Some of his fantasy appeal last season was as a SP-eligible RP, but he will only be considered a RP in 2019 given all his appearances were out of the bullpen. He did record five saves in 2018, four with Chicago and one with Texas, but he is likely not going to enter the season as anything more than a late-inning arm, limiting his relevance for fantasy purposes.

Blaine Blontz25 weeks ago
Jesse Chavez records fourth save Thursday versus Pittsburgh

Jesse Chavez threw a shutout inning Thursday versus the Pirates. He earned his fourth save of the season.

Fantasy Impact

Chavez now has more saves with the Cubs than he had in the 11 seasons before combined. He has been a strong reliever the whole season with a 1.25 ERA.

Jamie Mellor34 weeks ago
Jesse Chavez earns save Thursday versus Milwaukee

Jesse Chavez threw the final inning of the game versus Milwaukee Thursday. He would allow two baserunners but no runs. He earned his third save of the season.

Fantasy Impact

Chavez may get the occasional opportunity when circumstances conspire. The three saves he has with the Cubs match the total he had in the 11 years before joining the team.

Jamie Mellor37 weeks ago
Jesse Chavez earns second save Monday versus the Mets

Jesse Chavez went 2/3 of an innings Monday versus New York. He would strike out both batters he faced to close out the game. It was his second save of the season.

Fantasy Impact

Chavez is not much of an option in standard scoring outside of very deep formats. He is a good real-life pitcher though.

Jamie Mellor38 weeks ago
Jesse Chavez earns first save with the Cubs Friday versus Pittsburgh

Jesse Chavez came in with the Cubs holding a narrow 1-0 lead. He walked the first batter to put two men on but would induce a double-play to earn the save. The Cubs turned a record-tying seven double-plays in the game.

Fantasy Impact

Chavez is a good reliever who is quite valuable to the Cubs. He is not, however, much of a fantasy option in standard scoring.

Jamie Mellor40 weeks ago