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Josh James

Josh James

SP,RP - HOU
Age: 27College: Western Oklahoma State CollegeBats: RThrows: R

2020 Outlook

Draft Rank (ECR) P #110
Best / Worst #63 / #368
ADP #233

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James still has legitimate ace upside if he can harness his arsenal and find his way into Houston's rotation. There is a chance this fireballer breaks camp in the rotation and if he does, we may just be looking at 200+ strikeouts in 2020. After all, his on-paper ratios may not seem great from 2019, but his xWOBa was above the likes of Mike Clevinger, Stephen Strasburg, Blake Snell and Walker Buehler. I don't need to tell you that this means he has ace stuff. But folks, he just might be the best pitcher in the Astros rotation this year if they give him the ball in the first inning.

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Josh James gives up three runs versus Braves

Josh James took the loss in Tuesday's split squad game against the Braves, giving up three runs on four hits over 3 2/3 innings.

Fantasy Impact

James struck out four and walked three in the outing. The walks are certainly a concern as that has been a consistent problem for him in his big league career. The strikeout upside is immense, and James will likely begin the year in the rotation if Justin Verlander is forced to miss time, but his ability to limit free passes will ultimately determine his success.

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Michael Waterloo's Quick Cheat Cheat Sheet (2020 Fantasy Baseball) photo
When I got my writing assignments from my editor for March, I was elated to find that I would be writing a cheat sheet ...
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Rankings
ECRBestWorst# of Experts
Draft#110#63#36832
Rest of Season ----
Dynasty #134#89#1432
ECR vs ADP
Projections
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Projections (2020 Season)
GGSWLSVBSHDIPHERHRBBKERAWHIP
36147500498.6854515451254.061.31
Stats
Pitching Stats
SeasonTeamGGSWLSVIPHRERHRBBBB%KK%ERAWHIP
2018HOU63200231566377.692931.872.350.96
2019HOU49151161.1463432103513.1610037.594.701.32
History
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Game Log
GameOPPScoreDECIPHRERHRBBKERAWHIP
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Game Schedule
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Game Schedule
GameOpp. Team
DateOppTimePitcherVBRMatchup
Tue, Apr 7thvs NYM8:10pm
Wed, Apr 8thvs NYM8:10pm
Fri, Apr 10th@ TEX8:05pm
Josh James

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