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Shun Yamaguchi

Shun Yamaguchi

RP - FA

Age: 34Bats: RThrows: R

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Shun Yamaguchi picks up the win on Wednesday

Shun Yamaguchi allowed one run on two hits (one home run) and two walks while striking out two across four innings of work as he earned the win over the Red Sox on Wednesday.

Fantasy Impact

Yamaguchi picked up his first major league win and is now 1-2 with a 4.26 ERA, 1.26 WHIP and 14 strikeouts over 12 2/3 innings. The 33-year-old pitcher has been used in a middle and long relief role and does not have any fantasy value.

John Aubin1 year ago
Shun Yamaguchi starting year in the bullpen for Jays

Shun Yamaguchi is expected to fill a relief role for the Blue Jays to begin the season, Shi Davidi of Sportsnet.ca reports.

Fantasy Impact

Yamaguchi worked as a starter as well as out of the bullpen when he pitched in Japan and the Blue Jays should take advantage of his versatility. The 33-year-old righty will not have fantasy value this year.

John Aubin1 year ago
Shun Yamaguchi gives up three homers on Thursday

Shun Yamaguchi struggles through 2 1/3 innings in Grapefruit League action on Thursday, giving up five runs and three homers to the Phillies.

Fantasy Impact

Yamaguchi has had a rough start to the spring and has a 12.00 ERA over three appearances. The 32-year-old is in a battle for the fifth spot in the Jays rotation but may end up in the bullpen to start the season.

John Aubin2 years ago
Shun Yamaguchi looks good in his second spring outing

Shun Yamaguchi allowed one run over three innings while striking out three in Saturday's Grapefruit League game against the Phillies, Keegan Matheson of MLB.com reports.

Fantasy Impact

Yamaguchi struggled in his first outing of the spring but was able to bounce back on Saturday. The 32-year-old is in his first season with the Jays after coming over from Japan and is in a battle for the fifth spot in the rotation.

John Aubin2 years ago
Shun Yamaguchi signs with Blue Jays

Japanese right-hander Shun Yamaguchi has agreed to a one-year contract with the Toronto Blue Jays.

Fantasy Impact

The deal is said to be for $3 million. Yamaguchi posted a 2.91 ERA and 1.159 WHIP with 188 strikeouts over 170 innings in 2019 for the Yomiuri Giants. He'll be in the mix for a back-end rotation spot in Toronto. He could be interesting for fantasy purposes depending on his role, but he's more likely to start the season the fantasy waiver wire.

Blaine Blontz2 years ago
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