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Nick Pivetta

Nick Pivetta

SP,RP - Boston Red Sox

Age: 31College: New Mexico Junior CollegeBats: RThrows: RCountry: CAN

Next Game

BOS @ LAD
Sun, 7/21 7:10pm
Rank P #66
Projection (?) 1.2 pts

Roster %

 
Yahoo
76%
 
ESPN
68%

Eligibility

Yahoo SP,RP
ESPN SP,RP
CBS SP,RP
Nick Pivetta shines, Red Sox fall short against Dodgers

Nick Pivetta delivered a stellar performance, tossing six scoreless innings, allowing just two hits and one walk while striking out eight in Friday's 4-1 loss to the Dodgers.

Fantasy Impact

Despite his strong outing, Pivetta's efforts weren't enough to secure a win, leaving his record unchanged. His season ERA now sits at an impressive 3.87, complemented by a 1.09 WHIP and a 10.6 K/9 rate. Pivetta's ability to maintain a high strikeout rate and minimize walks, evidenced by his 4.57 strikeout-to-walk ratio, continues to make him a valuable asset in fantasy leagues, especially in categories that reward strikeouts and WHIP. However, his lack of run support and win potential in some games could be a concern for fantasy managers relying on wins as a key category.

Chris SchommerJul 20, 2024
Pivetta Strikes Out Ten, But Red Sox Fall

Nick Pivetta delivered a mixed performance in Wednesday's 5-2 loss to the Athletics.

Fantasy Impact

He allowed four earned runs on six hits and two walks while striking out ten over 6.2 innings. Despite the double-digit strikeouts, Pivetta's inconsistency continues to plague his fantasy value. His season ERA now sits at 4.18, and while his 10.5 K/9 is appealing, the earned runs and losses are dampening his overall impact. Fantasy managers should view him as a high-risk, high-reward option, particularly useful in strikeout-heavy formats but potentially harmful to ERA and WHIP in tighter matchups.

Jesse Garcia1 week ago
Nick Pivetta Dominates Marlins with 10 Ks

Nick Pivetta delivered a masterclass performance, allowing just one hit and zero earned runs while walking two and striking out 10 over seven innings in Thursday's 6-5 victory over the Marlins.

Fantasy Impact

This outing was a bright spot in what has been a rollercoaster season for Pivetta, whose ERA dipped to 4.06 and WHIP improved to 1.14. His impressive 10.2 K/9 continues to make him a valuable asset for strikeouts in fantasy leagues, and his solid 4.33 strikeout-to-walk ratio suggests better control than many of his peers. Despite a middling win-loss record, performances like this highlight his potential upside. Fantasy managers should consider matchups carefully, but Pivetta remains a viable starting option, especially in leagues that reward strikeouts.

Chase Davis2 weeks ago
Nick Pivetta pummeled by Padres in loss

Nick Pivetta had a rough outing in Friday's 9-2 loss to the Padres, surrendering five earned runs on seven hits and one walk while striking out four over four innings.

Fantasy Impact

This performance nudged his ERA up to 4.52 and his WHIP to 1.22 for the season. Despite a decent strikeout rate of 9.9 K/9, Pivetta's inconsistency in limiting runs continues to be a concern for fantasy managers. His FIP of 4.57 suggests that his struggles are somewhat reflective of his underlying performance, rather than bad luck, indicated by a .291 BABIP. Owners should consider Pivetta a risky play, as his ability to eat innings and limit damage has been unpredictable.

Chris Schommer3 weeks ago
Nick Pivetta struggles, but Sox edge Reds 4-3

Nick Pivetta had a rough outing, allowing three earned runs on six hits and one walk while striking out five over 4 1/3 innings in Saturday's narrow 4-3 victory over the Reds.

Fantasy Impact

Despite the less-than-stellar performance, Pivetta's season stats remain respectable, with a 4.06 ERA and a 1.16 WHIP through 11 starts. His 10.0 K/9 indicates he can still rack up strikeouts, but his 4.52 FIP suggests some underlying issues that could be of concern for fantasy managers. Given these mixed signals, Pivetta remains a risky play in fantasy lineups, particularly in leagues that heavily penalize for earned runs and WHIP. His ability to strike out batters keeps him relevant, but managers should be cautious and monitor his performance closely in upcoming outings.

Chris Schommer4 weeks ago