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Zach Plesac

Zach Plesac

SP - CLE

Age: 26College: Ball StateBats: RThrows: R

2021 Outlook

Draft Rank (ECR) P #35
Best / Worst #18 / #92
ADP #78

Ownership

 
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96%
 
ESPN
91%

Eligibility

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Plesac is getting a ton of love for his eight excellent starts in 2020, but there's plenty of reason to be cautious. His FIP, xFIP, xERA, and SIERA were all more than a run higher than his ERA, and both his strikeout rate and walk rate significantly outproduced what he showed he could do in the minors. Yes, Plesac altered his pitch mix, throwing fewer fastballs and instead more sliders and changeups, so if you're looking for a reason to buy the gains, you have one. But he had a ridiculous 91.7% LOB rate, and even with his ability to limit hard contact, his BABIP against should rise from the .224 mark last year. Plesac can help a fantasy staff, but manage expectations significantly.

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Zach Plesac strikes out seven

Cleveland right-hander Zach Plesac allowed four runs over 6 2/3 innings in a 5-4 win over the White Sox on Thursday. Plesac struck out seven and walked two.

Fantasy Impact

Plesac took a no-decision in his final outing of the regular season. He finishes 2020 with a 4-2 record, 2.28 ERA, 0.80 WHIP, and 57 strikeouts in 55 1/3 innings of work.

Matthew Terelle22 weeks ago
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Rankings
ECRBestWorst# of Experts
Draft#97#55#14521
Rest of Season ----
Dynasty #88#56#1474
Projections
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Projections (2021 Season)
GGSWLSVBSHDIPHERHRBBKERAWHIP
272898000160.81527526451484.211.22
Stats
Pitching Stats
SeasonTeamGGSWLSVIPHRERHRBBBB%KK%ERAWHIP
2019CLE2121860115.2102524919408.428818.533.811.23
2020CLE8842055.1381414862.915727.672.280.80
History
Game Log
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Game Log
GameOPPScoreDECIPHRERHRBBKERAWHIP
Thu, Sep 24vs. CWS--7.24441275.400.90
Fri, Sep 18@ DET-W8.250001110.000.78
Sat, Sep 12@ MIN-L7.06553156.431.00
Mon, Sep 7vs. KC-W7.07111041.291.00
Game Schedule
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Game Schedule
GameOpp. Team
DateOppTimePitcherVBRMatchup
Thu, Apr 1st@ DET1:10pm
Sat, Apr 3rd@ DET1:10pm
Sun, Apr 4th@ DET1:10pm
Mon, Apr 5thvs KC4:10pm
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