Corey Knebel

Corey Knebel

RP - MIL
Height: 6' 4"Weight: 220 lbsAge: 27College: TexasBats: RThrows: RCountry: USA

2019 Outlook

Strength of Schedule:
N/A
Draft Rank (ECR) P #48
Best / Worst #34 / #82
ADP #148

Ownership

 
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61%
 
ESPN
86%

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Knebel returned from an early hamstring injury to post a 4.71 ERA and 19 walks in 36.1 innings from May from August. Just when everyone-including the Brewers, who removed him from the ninth inning-gave up on him, he dominated with 33 strikeouts and three walks in 16.1 scoreless September frames. He then yielded one run with 14 punchouts in 10 postseason innings. Only three relievers (Craig Kimbrel, Dellin Betances, and teammate Josh Hader) have notched a higher K rate over the past two seasons, so Knebel would remain an elite fantasy asset if given back the closing gig. That's not guaranteed with Hader and Jeremy Jeffress in tow, so he should be an affordable upside pick beyond the top-tier stoppers.

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Corey Knebel signs for $5.1 million to avoid arbitration

Corey Knebel and the Brewers agreed to a one-year, $5.125 million contract to avoid arbitration on Friday.

Fantasy Impact

Knebel struggled at times in 2018 but is still expected to be Milwaukee's closer entering this season. He will lose some save chances to Josh Hader along the way, however.

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Projections
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GGSWLSVBSHDIPHERHRBBKERAWHIP
64033264862.14320728972.941.15
Pitching Stats
SeasonTeamGAMESGSWLSVCGIPHRERHRBBKERAWHIP
2016MIL350142032.232017316384.681.47
2017MIL7601439076480156401261.781.16
2018MIL5704316055.138022722883.581.08
History
Game Log
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GameOPPScoreDECIPHRERHRBBKERAWHIP
Mon, Oct 1@ CHCW, 3-1W1.00000010.000.00
Sat, Sep 29vs. DETW, 5-6HLD1.00000030.000.00
Fri, Sep 28vs. DETW, 5-6HLD1.01000030.001.00
Tue, Sep 25@ STLW, 12-4HLD1.02000120.003.00
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DateOppTimePitcherVBRMatchup