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Liam Hendriks

Liam Hendriks

RP - CWS

Age: 32Bats: RThrows: R

2021 Outlook

Draft Rank (ECR) P #21
Best / Worst #13 / #37
ADP #55

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99%

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Hendriks showed last year that his 2019 breakout season was not a fluke, as he improved on just about all of his numbers. Not only did he put up 14 saves in the shortened season, but he dropped his ERA to 1.78, his WHIP to 0.67, and his walk rate to just 3.3%. In short, there's nothing negative you can possibly take away from his 2020 season. Despite moving to a worse park with the White Sox, Hendriks is, without question one of the top closers in fantasy, and should be either the first or second (behind only Josh Hader) relief pitcher drafted.

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Liam Hendriks reportedly signing with Chicago White Sox

Ken Rosenthal of The Athletic reports free agent closer Liam Hendriks has reached a deal with the Chicago White Sox.

Fantasy Impact

The contract is for three years and $39 million. However, both Hendriks’ fourth-year option as well as his buyout are worth $15 million, which brings the total value of the contract up to $54 million. The 31-year-old Hendriks has been fantastic in each of the past two seasons. In 25 1/3 innings during the shortened 2020 campaign, Hendriks posted a 1.78 ERA with an excellent 37:3 K:BB ratio. Expect him to serve as the locked-in closer for Chicago this year, which makes him a top-five reliever for fantasy baseball purposes.

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Closer Outlook: Team by Team (2021 Fantasy Baseball) photo
Projecting saves is a notoriously difficult endeavor. Closer committees are more prevalent than ever. Even when there is a designated closer, teams don't always ...
by Dan Harris in Fantasy1 wk ago
Rankings
ECRBestWorst# of Experts
Draft#68#40#10428
Rest of Season ----
Dynasty #126#125#1615
ECR vs ADP
Projections
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Projections (2021 Season)
GGSWLSVBSHDIPHERHRBBKERAWHIP
63043327365.75121717912.921.03
Stats
Pitching Stats
SeasonTeamGGSWLSVIPHRERHRBBBB%KK%ERAWHIP
2018OAK258010242511113109.622221.154.131.46
2019OAK7524425856118175216.3312437.351.800.96
2020OAK240311425.11465133.263740.221.780.67
Game Log
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Game Log
GameOPPScoreDECIPHRERHRBBKERAWHIP
Sat, Sep 26vs. SEA-L1.123200113.501.50
Fri, Sep 25vs. SEA--1.00000030.000.00
Wed, Sep 23@ LAD-SV1.00000010.000.00
Wed, Sep 16@ COL-SV2.21000020.000.60
Game Schedule
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Game Schedule
GameOpp. Team
DateOppTimePitcherVBRMatchup
Thu, Apr 1st@ LAA10:05pm
Fri, Apr 2nd@ LAA9:38pm
Sat, Apr 3rd@ LAA9:07pm
Sun, Apr 4th@ LAA8:37pm
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