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Kirby Yates

Kirby Yates

RP - SD
Age: 33College: Yavapai CollegeBats: LThrows: R

2020 Outlook

Draft Rank (ECR) P #21
Best / Worst #6 / #32
ADP #68

Ownership

 
Yahoo
99%
 
ESPN
99%

Eligibility

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Yate led the league in saves last year with 41, and continued to lower his already impressive ERA and WHIP. He has an elite strikeout rate and is outstanding at limiting home runs, which is everything you want in a closer. Josh Hader should be the first reliever taken but Yates should be a close second.

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Kirby Yates arrived to summer camp on Tuesday

Padres closer Kirby Yates made his summer camp debut on Tuesday night.

Fantasy Impact

There was a positive COVID-19 test within Yates’ family, which delayed his arrival to camp. The good news is he passed MLB’s testing protocol and is good to go moving forward. Yates led the league with 41 saves last year and should be one of the first closers coming off fantasy draft boards this month.

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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#80#29#16947
Rest of Season ----
Dynasty #156#110#1423
ECR vs ADP
Projections
(2020 Season)
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Projections (2020 Season)
GGSWLSVBSHDIPHERHRBBKERAWHIP
23011121123.017737332.821.04
Stats
Pitching Stats
SeasonTeamGGSWLSVIPHRERHRBBBB%KK%ERAWHIP
2017LAA100001222200.00120.0018.002.00
2017SD61045155.242262310198.418738.503.721.10
2017 Totals62045156.244282512198.238838.103.971.11
2018SD6505312634115156176.809036.002.140.92
2019SD600054160.2411482135.3510141.561.190.89
History
Game Log
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Game Log
GameOPPScoreDECIPHRERHRBBKERAWHIP
Sun, Sep 22vs. ARIW, 4-6-1.01000010.001.00
Wed, Sep 18@ MILW, 2-1SV1.00000110.001.00
Tue, Sep 10vs. CHCW, 8-9-1.00000030.000.00
Sun, Sep 8vs. COLW, 1-2-1.00000020.000.00
Game Schedule
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Game Schedule
GameOpp. Team
DateOppTimePitcherVBRMatchup
Fri, Jul 24thvs ARI9:10pm
Sat, Jul 25thvs ARI9:10pm
Sun, Jul 26thvs ARI4:10pm
Mon, Jul 27thvs ARI4:10pm
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