Kirby Yates

Kirby Yates

Age: 32College: Yavapai CC, Prescott, AZBats: LThrows: R

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Kirby Yates strikes out three in non-save situation

Kirby Yates allowed a hit while striking out three in a scoreless inning in Sunday's 5-1 win over the Cubs.

Fantasy Impact

Yates didn't earn the save, but fantasy owners till take the three strike outs. He has converted 31 saves in 33 opportunities, and owns a 1.05 ERA with 70 strike outs in 43 innings this season.

Brad Camara2 days ago
Kirby Yates earns 31st save Wednesday

Kirby Yates picked up his 31st save of the year on Wednesday in Miami, striking out the side while allowing just an unearned run to score.

Fantasy Impact

Yates' outing gave the Padres a 3-2 win in which Chris Paddack dominated his former team. Yates has been the most valuable reliever in fantasy baseball this year, totaling 31 saves to go along with a 1.07 ERA and a 0.81 WHIP.

Kirby Yates registers yet another save on Saturday

Kirby Yates earned his 29th save of the year in Saturday's 3-1 win over the Dodgers.

Fantasy Impact

Yates allowed one hit and struck out one in the scoreless inning. The right-hander continues to function as the best reliever to own in fantasy. He now has a 1.18 ERA on the year to go along with 29 saves.

Kirby Yates earns 28th save Friday night

Kirby Yates picked up his 28th save of the year on Friday versus the Dodgers, recording five outs as the Padres went on to win 3-2.

Fantasy Impact

Yates struck out two as he recorded the five-out save. He has been one of the best relievers to own in fantasy this year, posting a 1.22 ERA with a 58/9 K/BB ratio in 37 innings. He'll likely be the first closer to come off draft boards next season.

Kirby Yates converts 27th save Friday

Kirby Yates struck out two in 1 1/3 innings on Friday versus the Cardinals to pick up his 27th save of 2019.

Fantasy Impact

Yates' performance helped secure the 3-1 win for San Diego. The 32-year-old has been the best reliever to own in fantasy this year, posting a 1.31 ERA to go along with a 0.87 WHIP and 56 strikeouts in 34 1/3 innings. At this rate he'll be the first closer off draft boards in 2020 fantasy drafts.