RP - KC
Josh Staumont walked one while striking out three over a scoreless inning during Wednesday’s 4-2 loss to the Tigers.
Staumont entered the game in a non-save situation and struck out three of four batters he faced during Wednesday’s loss. The Royals have lost nine games in a row, save opportunities haven’t been there for Staumont. He owns a 2.70 ERA, 0.96 WHIP, and a 10.26 K:9 across 16 and 2/3 innings in 2021. Despite the Royals losing streak, Staumont is worth stashing in all league formats as he remains the team’s primary closer.
Josh Staumont (0-1) allowed three runs on two hits and one walk while striking out one across 2/3 inning during Tuesday’s 7-3 loss to Cleveland. He was charged with his first loss of the season.
Staumont entered the game in the seventh inning and recorded the final out before imploding in the eighth frame. He yielded three runs and one walk before exiting after 26 pitches. Despite the off night, Staumont remains the favorite to close for the Royals. The 27-year-old owns a 2.40 ERA, 0.87 WHIP, and a 15:7 K: BB across 15 innings in 2021.
Josh Staumont struck out two across one 1/3 perfect innings to earn the save during Wednesday’s 9-6 win over the Pirates.
Staumont entered the game in the top of the eighth inning to protect a three-run lead. He needed 18 pitches to notch his third save of the season during Wednesday’s win. The 27-year-old is off to a terrific start in 2021, owning a 0.68 ERA, 0.60 WHIP and a 12:5 K:BB across 13 1/3 innings. Staumont is the favorite to close for the Royals and should be rostered in all leagye formats.
Josh Staumont allowed one walk while striking out one across a scoreless inning to earn the save during Monday’s 3-2 win over the Tigers.
The Royals turned to Staumont in the ninth inning to protect a 3-2 lead. He made quick work of the Tigers and needed just 15 pitches to earn his second save of the season. Staumont owns a 0.75 ERA, 0.67 WHIP and 10 strikeouts across 12 innings in 2021. The 27-year-old continues to dominate in the Royals bullpen and should be rostered in all league formats.
Josh Staumont threw a perfect inning while striking out two to earn the save during Saturday’s 2-1 over the Tigers.
Greg Holland was activated from the injured list Saturday, but the Royals turned to Staumont to close out Saturday’s win. The 27-year-old needed 15 pitches to make quick work of the Tigers to earn his first save of the season. He owns a 0.82 ERA, 0.64 WHIP, and 9:4 K: BB ratio over 11 innings in 2021. Staumont is worth stashing in AL-Only and deep-league formats as a potential future closer for the Royals if the opportunity arises.