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In Tuesday's game against the Dodgers, Michael Wacha had a rough outing, lasting only four innings while allowing seven hits, three walks, and seven earned runs.
With this poor performance, Wacha's season ERA rose to 3.43 and his WHIP increased to 1.21. Although he had been having a solid season with 11, fantasy managers may want to proceed with caution when considering starting Wacha in future matchups.
Michael Wacha delivered a strong performance on Monday, allowing just one earned run on five hits and two walks while striking out seven over 5.1 innings.
With this win, Wacha now has a record of 10-2 on the season. He continues to impress with a 2.63 ERA, a 1.07 WHIP, and an impressive 3.04 strikeout-to-walk ratio. Fantasy managers can confidently rely on Wacha as a reliable starter moving forward.
Michael Wacha continued his strong season, delivering five shutout innings against the Orioles on Tuesday.
He allowed just three hits and one walk while striking out five batters. With this performance, Wacha improved his season stats to a 2.68 ERA and a 1.06 WHIP in 16 starts. He has also recorded an impressive 7.74 K/9 and a 3.00 strikeout-to-walk ratio. Wacha's solid outing played a key role in the Padres' 10-3 victory.
Michael Wacha threw a bullpen session on Tuesday as he works his way back from right shoulder inflammation.
That's good news for the Padres as Wacha has been excellent this season. The right-hander has worked to a stellar 2.84 ERA across 15 starts, something the club could use more of if they are to close the 6.5-game gap between themselves and the final Wild Card spot in the National League.
Michael Wacha (shoulder) stated Sunday that he has yet to resume throwing since being placed on the injured list.
Wacha landed on the injured list on July 4 with right shoulder inflammation. The veteran stated that he hopes to start in Toronto or Detroit during the upcoming road trip. That now seems unlikely and its possible that he could need a rehab start before the team activates him from the injured list.