RP,SP - LAD
With a 0.86 ERA and 0.52 WHIP through two starts this season, Pepiot has firmly established himself as a reliable fantasy option, showcasing excellent control and the ability to limit hard contact.
His impressive 8.50 strikeout-to-walk ratio and 2 wins further solidify his status as a must-start pitcher moving forward.
Ryan Pepiot allowed no runs on just two hits and one walk while striking out three across five frames Wednesday.
Pepiot was excellent in his first start of the year for the Dodgers. Fantasy managers should be excited about his potential moving forward.
Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Ryan Pepiot has yet to pick up a baseball and is feeling discomfort in his left oblique.
Pepiot was in line for a rotation spot with Tony Gonsolin sidelined but injured his oblique in a March 28 spring contest. There is no timetable for the 25-year-old's return but it doesn't sound like he will be back anytime soon. The right-hander tossed a 3.47 ERA in nine appearances (seven starts) for the Dodgers last season.
Ryan Pepiot could be in line for a spot in the rotation to start the season if Tony Gonsolin (ankle) is not ready.
Manager Dave Roberts also mentioned Michael Grove along with Pepiot as options to replace Gonsolin, who seems very likely to start the season on the IL. Pepiot appeared in 9 games with the Dodgers last season and had a 3.47 ERA and 10.4 K/9.
Ryan Pepiot pitched three innings on Tuesday, striking out four, walking one, and giving up one hit for zero earned runs as he picked up the win for the Dodgers in the teams' 6-5 Game 1 of the doubleheader against the Diamondbacks.
Pepiot picked up his third win of the season on Tuesday, as he saw his record improve to a still perfect 3-0 on the year. The Dodgers' pitcher has pitched to the tune of an 3.47 ERA to go with a WHIP of 1.46. The 25-year-old has been fantastic in the strikeout category, having struck out 42 batters over 36 1/3 innings pitched. Pepiot should not yet be rostered in fantasy, but he is someone to watch for dynasty leagues.