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Jose Leclerc

Jose Leclerc

SP,RP - TEX

Age: 27Bats: RThrows: R

2021 Outlook

Draft Rank (ECR) P #111
Best / Worst #40 / #142
ADP #275

Ownership

 
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10%
 
ESPN
24%

Eligibility

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Leclerc looked like he would be the Rangers' closer for years to come after he emerged from obscurity in 2018 to become a dominant reliever and then signed a lengthy deal. But his walk-rate reverted to its pre-2018 numbers quickly, Leclerc lost the closer's role, and then missed almost all of last year with a shoulder injury that required surgery. He's the favorite for saves now in Texas, though Chris Woodward specifically did not name him the closer at the outset of spring training. Draft him as one of the final reliever off the board, but understand that even if he wins the job at first, his leash will undoubtedly be short.

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Jose Leclerc 'will get save chances' but isn't officially the closer

Rangers manager Chris Woodward acknowledged that Jose Leclerc will get save chances, though he isn't officially naming a closer just yet.

Fantasy Impact

Texas has some other interesting arms in their bullpen, including Jonathan Hernandez and Joely Rodriguez, but Leclerc should be the favorite for saves if he's healthy. The 27-year-old appeared in just two games last season as he dealt with shoulder problems.

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10-Team Mock Draft: Late Pick (2021 Fantasy Baseball) photo
Spring Training is underway, and drafts everywhere are either starting or being scheduled. March is draft month, and don't ever let anyone tell you ...
by Mike Maher in FantasyMar 3, 2021
Rankings
ECRBestWorst# of Experts
Draft#274#114#33622
Rest of Season ----
Dynasty #425#445#4722
ECR vs ADP
Projections
(2021 Season)
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Projections (2021 Season)
GGSWLSVBSHDIPHERHRBBKERAWHIP
60033186659.04424732803.651.30
Stats
Pitching Stats
SeasonTeamGGSWLSVIPHRERHRBBBB%KK%ERAWHIP
2018TEX590231257.224161012511.218538.121.560.85
2019TEX703241468.252343373913.0410033.444.331.33
2020TEX2000122110220.00330.004.502.00
History
Game Log
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Game Log
GameOPPScoreDECIPHRERHRBBKERAWHIP
Sun, Jul 26vs. COL--1.02110119.003.00
Fri, Jul 24vs. COL-SV1.00000120.001.00
Game Schedule
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Game Schedule
GameOpp. Team
DateOppTimePitcherVBRMatchup
Thu, Apr 1st@ KC4:10pm
Sat, Apr 3rd@ KC2:10pm
Sun, Apr 4th@ KC2:10pm
Mon, Apr 5thvs TOR4:05pm
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