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Matt Barnes

Matt Barnes

RP - BOS

Age: 30College: ConnecticutBats: RThrows: R

2021 Outlook

Draft Rank (ECR) P #78
Best / Worst #40 / #121
ADP #213

Ownership

 
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76%
 
ESPN
59%

Eligibility

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Expert Note
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Barnes should be considered the clubhouse leader for the closer's role in Boston after he tallied nine saves last season, but it's hardly a given that he'll keep the role. His walk rate has been above 13% for each of the last two seasons, and his WHIP is 1.38 over that span. Adam Ottavino, Darwinzon Hernandez, and Hirokazu Sawamura are in play to take over for Barnes if he struggles. For now, particularly because he hasn't yet been named the closer, consider Barnes on the very tail end of draftable relievers in fantasy.

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Matt Barnes avoids arbitration by agreeing to one-year, $4.4 million deal

The Red Sox avoided arbitration with Matt Barnes by agreeing with their closer on a one-year, $4.4 million contract.

Fantasy Impact

Barnes earned nine saves during the 2020 season, posting a 4.30 ERA and a 1.39 WHIP. He'll likely once again serve in a late-inning role for Boston in 2021.

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Rankings
ECRBestWorst# of Experts
Draft#207#114#30721
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Dynasty #623#473#4731
Projections
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Projections (2021 Season)
GGSWLSVBSHDIPHERHRBBKERAWHIP
640332491163.05127833863.831.33
Stats
Pitching Stats
SeasonTeamGGSWLSVIPHRERHRBBBB%KK%ERAWHIP
2018BOS62064061.247252553111.709636.233.651.26
2019BOS70054464.151292783813.3311038.603.781.38
2020BOS2401392318131141413.733130.394.301.39
History
Game Log
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Game Log
GameOPPScoreDECIPHRERHRBBKERAWHIP
Fri, Sep 25@ ATL--1.00000210.002.00
Tue, Sep 22vs. BAL-SV0.10000000.000.00
Fri, Sep 18vs. NYY-BS1.01111019.001.00
Thu, Sep 17@ MIA-SV1.00000010.000.00
Game Schedule
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Game Schedule
GameOpp. Team
DateOppTimePitcherVBRMatchup
Thu, Apr 1stvs BAL2:10pm
Sat, Apr 3rdvs BAL1:10pm
Sun, Apr 4thvs BAL1:10pm
Mon, Apr 5thvs TB7:10pm
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