SP - Tampa Bay Rays
Zach Eflin picked up his 16th win of the season on Tuesday, but it wasn't his most dominant performance as he allowed three earned runs over five innings against the Rays.
Eflin managed to limit the damage by not issuing any walks, but he did give up five hits and struck out just four batters. Despite this outing, Eflin's season-long numbers remain impressive with a 3.50 ERA, 1.02 WHIP, and a solid 9.4 K/9. Fantasy managers should continue to rely on Eflin for consistent production down the stretch.
Zach Eflin had a solid outing against the Angels, striking out 10 batters over five innings while allowing six hits and one walk.
Despite his efforts, he did not factor into the decision as the Angels fell to the Rays 5-4. Eflin's performance showcased his ability to miss bats, adding to his impressive season-long numbers of a 3.44 ERA, 1.02 WHIP, and 9.5 K/9. Fantasy owners can continue to rely on Eflin as a reliable starter for the remainder of the season.
Eflin turned in a stellar performance against the Orioles, allowing just one hit and no walks over seven innings while striking out eight.
With this outing, Eflin now boasts a 3.44 ERA and a 1.01 WHIP on the season, along with a solid 9.23 K/9 rate. He has been a reliable fantasy option throughout the year, and this dominant showing only solidifies his value moving forward. Eflin's owners should continue to trust him in their lineups down the stretch.
Zach Eflin delivered a solid performance on Sunday, striking out six batters over five innings and earning the win as the Rays defeated the Mariners 6-3.
Despite allowing seven hits and two walks, Eflin limited the damage to three earned runs. With this outing, Eflin's season stats now include 28 games started, a 3.47 ERA, a 1.02 WHIP, and a 9.1 K/9. While his strikeout-to-walk ratio remains strong at 7.52, Eflin will look to improve his efficiency moving forward, as he needed 83 pitches to complete five innings in this contest.
Zach Eflin had a solid outing on Tuesday, striking out seven batters over five innings of work against the Red Sox.
However, he allowed five hits and walked one, leading to three earned runs. Despite his efforts, Eflin had to settle for a no-decision in the 8-6 win. Looking at his season stats, Eflin has been a reliable starter with a 3.47 ERA and a 1.03 WHIP. With a strong strikeout rate of 9.13 K/9 and a solid strikeout-to-walk ratio of 7.52, Eflin has been a valuable fantasy asset.