Travis Lakins Sr.
RP - FA
Orioles reliever Travis Lakins Sr. allowed four runs on five hits and a walk over the course of one inning against the Yankees on Saturday. He was hit with both the loss and blown save as Baltimore ultimately fell to New York by a score of 5-2.
This was Lakins' first outing of the year and it certainly didn't go well. The right-hander was solid with the Red Sox and Orioles between 2019 and 2020, but he struggled to the tune of a 5.79 ERA and 1.43 WHIP last year.
Travis Lakins Sr. pitched a perfect seventh inning with one strikeout. The Orioles took the lead in the top of the eighth, and he got the win.
Lakins Sr. is 1-0 with a 1.72 xFIP this season.
Travis Lakins tossed two innings on Friday against the Red Sox, giving up two runs on five hits. He struck out three.
Lakins, while he struggled, had the best outing out of all the Orioles' pitchers on Opening Day. Of course, that isn't saying much. Lakins is likely stuck in fantasy purgatory, as he doesn't project as a starter or a closer.
Travis Lakins allowed one hit and one walk with two strikeouts across 1 2/3 innings during a no-decision while serving as an opener against the Rays on Saturday.
Lakins is 0-1 with a 4.22 ERA, 1.45 WHIP, and 17 strikeouts in 21 1/3 innings this season. The 25-year-old righty should get another shot to open this year but will not be worth owning in fantasy.
Travis Lakins struck out three over two perfect innings while functioning as the Red Sox opener against the Yankees on Saturday.
Lakins looked good against a tough Yankee lineup and may get another opportunity to open for the team. On the year Lakins now has a 4.15 ERA, 1.44 WHIP and 13/8 K/BB ratio across 17 1/3 innings.