Kirby Yates

Kirby Yates

RP - SD
Age: 32College: Yavapai CC, Prescott, AZBats: LThrows: R

Next Game

SEA @ SD
Wed, 4/24 3:40pm
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Rank P #38
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94%
 
ESPN
98%

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Kirby Yates registers 10th save on Sunday

Kirby Yates struck out one in a scoreless ninth to earn his 10th save of the year on Sunday.

Fantasy Impact

Yates came on to protect the 4-3 lead in this one. The 32-year-old now has 10 saves to go along with a 0.75 ERA and looks like one of the best relievers to own in fantasy baseball these days.

Kirby Yates throws a scoreless inning on Friday

Kirby Yates struck out one and allowed a hit in a non-save situation on Friday.

Fantasy Impact

Yates collected nine save in the season's first 20 or so games, but has now gone nearly a week without one. It's a reminder of how fluky save opportunities can be for closer. Still, Yates is one of the best relievers to own in fantasy.

Kirby Yates earns ninth save on Saturday

Kirby Yates struck out the side and allowed one hit en route to picking up his ninth save of the season on Saturday versus the Diamondbacks.

Fantasy Impact

Yates protected the 5-4 lead to earn his ninth save in 11 San Diego victories. The 32-year-old has been sensational for fantasy owners this year and should continue to dominate all season long.

Kirby Yates records seventh save on Wednesday

Kirby Yates struck out one and allowed two baserunners in a scoreless ninth to earn the save on Wednesday.

Fantasy Impact

Yates' seventh save of the year secured the 3-1 win over the Giants. He has been automatic thus far, closing out seven of the Padres' eight wins. He's one of the best relievers to own in fantasy right now.

Kirby Yates converts sixth save

Kirby Yates struck out two and walked one in a scoreless ninth to pick up his sixth save of the season on Monday.

Fantasy Impact

The Padres beat the Giants 6-5 in this one. There hasn't been much to say about Yates this season. He's a stud, and will remain an elite closer in fantasy barring injury.