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Craig Kimbrel

Craig Kimbrel

RP - CHC
Age: 32College: Wallace State CC (AL)Bats: RThrows: R

2020 Outlook

Draft Rank (ECR) P #50
Best / Worst #28 / #98
ADP #139

Ownership

 
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94%
 
ESPN
90%

Eligibility

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Kimbrel waited to sign until months into the season, and the results weren't pretty. He battled injury and was entirely ineffective, pitching to an 8.10 ERA and walking more than five batters per nine innings. Whether the complete lack of control was a continuing trend or just due to rust/injuries. But, either way, the price on Kimbrel should be the cheapest in years, and if you're waiting on saves, he's as good an option to take a chance on as anyone.

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Craig Kimbrel gets lit up on Sunday

Craig Kimbrel allowed two runs on three hits while striking out two across 2/3 of an inning in Sunday's Cactus League game against the Diamondbacks.

Fantasy Impact

Kimbrell has looked horrible so far this spring, owning a 16.20 ERA across one 2/3 innings. He should be locked in as the Cubs closer, but the 31-year old will need to improve his 6.53 ERA from last season in order to become a top-10 closer in fantasy once again. Kimbrell will look to turn things around in his next couple of outings before spring training ends.

Brad Camara18 weeks ago
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2020 Fantasy Baseball Closer Report: Early July photo
Closers feel like more reliable investments this season than starting pitchers, many of whom will not see anything close to their usual workloads and face greater-than-usual injury risk as they attempt to ramp up their arm strength during an abbreviated "Spring Training."
by Andrew Seifter in Fantasy5 days ago
Rankings
ECRBestWorst# of Experts
Draft#133#89#32747
Rest of Season ----
Dynasty #266#184#5383
ECR vs ADP
Projections
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Projections (2020 Season)
GGSWLSVBSHDIPHERHRBBKERAWHIP
22011112021.4169410303.921.23
Stats
Pitching Stats
SeasonTeamGGSWLSVIPHRERHRBBBB%KK%ERAWHIP
2017BOS6705035693311116145.5112649.611.430.68
2018BOS630514262.131191973112.559638.872.740.99
2019CHC230041320.221151591212.503031.256.531.60
History
Game Log
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Game Log
GameOPPScoreDECIPHRERHRBBKERAWHIP
Sat, Sep 21vs. STLL, 9-8BS, L1.022221218.003.00
Thu, Sep 19vs. STLL, 5-4L1.211110213.501.50
Sun, Sep 1vs. MILL, 4-0-1.223311140.504.50
Thu, Aug 29@ NYMW, 4-1SV1.00000010.000.00
Game Schedule
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Game Schedule
GameOpp. Team
DateOppTimePitcherVBRMatchup
Fri, Jul 24thvs MIL7:10pm
Sat, Jul 25thvs MIL1:05pm
Sun, Jul 26thvs MIL2:20pm
Mon, Jul 27th@ CIN6:40pm
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