RP - ATL
Raisel Iglesias pitched one scoreless inning, recording two strikeouts and his 13th hold of the season in a win over the Mets Saturday.
Iglesias has a 0.37 ERA over his last 24 1/3 innings pitched in his last 30 games. The 32-year-old has a 2.55 ERA, .205 BAA, and a 11.25 K/9 ratio this season.
Raisel Iglesias pitched one inning, allowing one hit, no runs, and two strikeouts Friday. He earned his first hold of the season in a win over the Mets.
Iglesias has a 3.93 ERA, .217 OBA, and a 12.27 K/9 ratio in 40 games this season. He picked up 16 saves in 19 opportunities as the Angels closer before being dealt to the Braves. Based on tonight, all signs point to Iglesias being the set-up man for Kenley Jansen.
Raisel Iglesias has been traded to the Atlanta Braves per Robert Murray of FanSided.com
Iglesias heads to Atlanta right as the trade deadline approached its conclusion. The 32-year-old has recorded 16 saves this season for Los Angeles, who receive RHP Jesse Chavez and LHP Tucker Davidson in the deal. This trade follows the Braves earlier transaction of sending relief pitcher Will Smith to Houston.
Raisel Iglesias tossed a scoreless ninth inning on the mound for the Angels Saturday, allowing one hit while also walking one and striking out one and picking up the save in the Angels' 9-7 win over the Rangers.
Iglesias has allowed runs in three of eight July relief appearances, posting a 5.87 ERA and 1.83 WHIP in that span. The right-hander has had an up-and-down season out of the bullpen for the Angels, posting a 4.11 ERA and 1.06 WHIP with 48 strikeouts and 16 saves in 38 relief appearances this season.
Raisel Iglesias was hit with the loss after allowing one run on two hits and two walks while striking out one in the ninth inning of Tuesday's 6-5 loss to the Astros.
Iglesias let in the eventual game-winning run on Tuesday as he has now allowed a run in three straight starts, which is not an encouraging sign from someone that is supposed to be one of the better relievers in baseball. The 32-year-old now boasts a disappointing 4.65 ERA and a record of 2-6. he should still continue to be a rostered closer option in fantasy, but it is clear that all expectations should be lowered.