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Ken Giles

Ken Giles

Age: 30College: Yavapai CC (AZ) Bats: RThrows: R

2021 Outlook

Draft Rank (ECR) P #161
Best / Worst #90 / #174
ADP #452




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Ken Giles undergoes Tommy John surgery Wednesday

Blue Jays reliever Ken Giles underwent Tommy John surgery on Wednesday.

Fantasy Impact

The surgery was a success. Giles, who is going to be a free agent this winter, will likely miss the entire 2021 campaign.

Ken Giles to undergo Tommy John surgery

Ken Giles (forearm) announced Monday in a post on his personal Instagram account that he will undergo Tommy John surgery.

Fantasy Impact

Giles has been dealing with a flexor strain and will undergo Tommy John surgery to correct the issue. He will most likely miss the entire 2021 campaign. Giles finishes 2020 with one save along with a 9.82 ERA, 2.18 WHIP and six strikeouts over three 2/3 innings. The right-hander will be a free agent next offseason.

Brad Camara17 weeks ago
Ken Giles (forearm) lands on the IL

Ken Giles was placed on the 10-day injured list Wednesday with a right forearm injury.

Fantasy Impact

Giles recently returned from the injured list last Friday and made just two appearances before re-injuring his forearm. He underwent an MRI, but the results are unknown at this time. Giles' season is most likely over.

Brad Camara17 weeks ago
Ken Giles gives up a home run in return from IL

Ken Giles allowed a solo homer and two hits while striking out two in one inning of work in his return from the injured list Friday against the Mets.

Fantasy Impact

Giles (forearm) was activated from the 45-day injured list Friday and will probably need a couple of appearances to get back to normal. The 29-year-old reliever is the closer for the Blue Jays and should be owned in all leagues that count saves as a category.

John Aubin18 weeks ago
Ken Giles (forearm) won't close games immediately

Blue Jays manager Charlie Montoyo says Ken Giles (forearm) won't close games immediately upon his return.

Fantasy Impact

However, it sounds as if all Giles will need is one low-leverage inning. He threw a bullpen on Tuesday and is expected to be back sometime this weekend.

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