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38 Wade LeBlanc RP

Pittsburgh Pirates

Fantasy Stats
Own%Start%
1%1%
Key Stats
IPW-LSVERAKsBB
42.23-214.43349
Pitching Summary
YearTeamWLERAGGSCGSHOSVSVOINNHRERHRHBPBBSO
2016PIT403.77198002262.05930261401151
2017PIT324.43300001342.243212140934

Player Updates

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Pirates' Wade LeBlanc: Reverting back to career averages
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

LeBlanc has an ERA of 9.00 in 10 innings pitched during the month of June.

The southpaw was on pace to have one of his best seasons, posting an ERA of 2.56 before the bad month inflated that figure up to 4.10. While it would have been a nice feel-good story to see LeBlanc maintain his impressive season, his career ERA of 4.37 suggested it was only a matter of time until he would revert back to his norm, where fantasy players should now expect him to hover for the rest of the year.

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Pirates' Wade LeBlanc: Career revival as long-relief pitcher
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

LeBlanc is having the best season of his career, striking out 27 and walking only six in 31.2 innings out of the bullpen.

After being traded last season to Pittsburgh from Seattle, the long-time starter has found a new home in the bullpen. Now in his first full season as a reliever, LeBlanc is posting career bests with a 1.01 WHIP and 2.56 ERA. The Buccos have taken advantage of the stamina he has built over his career, sending him out for more than one inning in 11 of his 20 appearances. He doesn't fit the stereotype of a left-handed reliever- his fastball is averaging a pedestrian 86.8 MPH- but he has excelled in getting guys out, and that's all that truly matters.

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Pirates' Wade LeBlanc: Provides effective relief Monday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

LeBlanc limited the Reds to one run on one hit in 5.1 relief innings Monday.

LeBlanc saved the bullpen after replacing starter Tyler Glasnow in the second inning. He neither recorded a strikeout nor issued a walk, but gave his pitching staff a needed break. The lefty will continue to toil in a multi-inning role out of the pen.

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Pirates' Wade LeBlanc: Named to Opening Day roster
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

LeBlanc struck out two of the three batters he faced Friday, throwing a scoreless inning against Toronto.

He's set to come out of the bullpen as a multi-innings reliever, a capacity he served in September. The 32-year-old doesn't throw hard (86.9 mph average in 2016) but manufactures weak contact rates. LeBlanc isn't in line for late-inning work or counting stats, however, limiting his value.

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Pirates' Wade LeBlanc: Avoids arbitration
by RotoWire Staff | Special to CBSSports.com

LeBlanc agreed to a one-year deal with the Pirates on Friday, avoiding arbitration, Jon Heyman of FanRag Sports reports.

There were talks that the big left-hander would be non-tendered by the Pirates, but the sides came to an agreement likely due to LeBlanc taking less money than he was projected to make in an arbitration case. LeBlanc was a solid bullpen arm for Pittsburgh last season after coming to the National League in September, although his numbers could see a downturn if his home run woes he had during his tenure with the Mariners (2.5 HR/9) follow him into the 2017 campaign.

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Situational Stats
SituationIPWLERASVBBSO
vs St. Louis 2.000 0.00002
vs LHB 9.100 2.890311
vs RHB 21.200 2.490315
Last 7 Games
  OPP W L SV IP H ER BB Ks
6/7@BAL0100.22311
6/9MIA0002.04302
6/12COL0001.02101
6/16CHC0001.00001
6/18CHC0001.23201
6/21@MIL0001.01000
6/24@STL0001.02220
Two Week Schedule
JUNE /JULY
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
18
CHC
L1-7
19
@Mil
W8-1
20
@Mil
W7-3
21
@Mil
L3-4
22
@Mil
L2-4
23
@StL
W4-3
24
@StL
W7-3
25
@StL
L4-8
26
27
TB
7:05 pm
28
TB
7:05 pm
29
TB
7:05 pm
30
SF
7:05 pm
1
SF
4:05 pm
= probable start
Fantasy Points by Week
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20

7

9

31

6

15

8

9

-14

4

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Pitching Stats
YearTeamWLERAGGSCGSHOSVSVOINNHRERHRHBPBBSO
2008SD13 8.02540000 21.1291919701514
2009SD31 3.69990000 46.1351919641930
2010SD812 4.2526250000 146.0157696924251110
2011SD56 4.6314140000 79.2844241712851
2012MIA25 3.672590000 68.2713028711943
2013MIA-HOU15 5.401770000 55.0724033732033
2014NYY-LAA11 3.941130000 29.227131322721
2016SEA-PIT40 3.771980022 62.05930261401151
2017PIT30 2.611900013 31.0249920626
Total 2833 4.29145790035 539.25582712577613176379
Batting Stats
YearTeamGABRHHRRBIBBSOSBCSOBPSLGAVG
2008SD5803000300 .375 .375 .375
2009SD91301001300 .143 .077 .077
2010SD27442130111200 .311 .295 .295
2011SD142238011400 .391 .364 .364
2012MIA251201000100 .154 .167 .083
2013MIA-HOU171212000200 .167 .167 .167
2014NYY-LAA11000000000 --- --- ---
2016SEA-PIT19100000100 .000 .000 .000
2017PIT19501010300 .200 .200 .200
Total 1461176290332900 .273 .256 .248
Fielding Stats
YearTeamPosnGGSTCPOAEDPFLD%
2008SDP54523001.000
2009SDP9981610 .875
2010SDP262532428021.000
2011SDP141419613011.000
2012MIAP25916313001.000
2013MIA-HOUP177104511 .900
2014NYY-LAAP113413001.000
2016SEA-PITP198523001.000
2017PITP190725001.000
Total  14579106257924 .981
More Pitching Stats
YearTeamIBBGOAOGO/AOSBCSPKBKWPAVGPAMB9SLGRPF
2008SD22719 1.5310000 .330104 18.6 .6590
2009SD14561 0.7911100 .210194 11.3 .3650
2010SD5130175 0.8099802 .279625 12.9 .4780
2011SD174101 0.8276311 .276339 12.8 .4210
2012MIA16387 0.8025201 .275284 11.9 .4030
2013MIA-HOU36269 0.9333100 .309259 15.5 .4850
2014NYY-LAA22836 0.8600101 .245121 10.9 .3270
2016SEA-PIT05576 0.7902000 .247252 10.2 .4980
2017PIT03828 1.3910001 .209122 8.7 .3132
Total 15522652 0.8724261616 .2692300 12.5 .4452
Minor League Pitching Stats
YearTeamWLERAGGSCGSHOSVINNHRERHRHBPBBSO
2006 A-Fort Wayne41 2.2077000 32.23188111027
2006 A-Eugene10 4.2973000 21.019101000620
2007 AA-San Antonio73 3.451211000 57.1482222801955
2007 A-Lk Elsinore65 2.641616000 92.0723227511790
2008AAA-Portland119 5.322625000138.2136858221742139
2009AAA-Portland49 3.872420000121.010954521523195
2010AAA-Portland Beavers01 7.2022000 10.0138810115
2011AAA-Tucson Padres91 4.331717000106.01085451812892
2012AAA-New Orleans Zephyrs55 3.741616000 98.29143411012091
2013AAA-Oklahoma City Redhaw31 4.71197001 49.2552626501647
2014AAA-Salt Lake Bees104 4.432222100128.0143686311442119
2016AAA-Buffalo Bisons72 1.711414000 89.2842017332185
 

Player Info

Height/Weight:
6-3/210
Birthdate:
8/7/1984
Age:
32
Hometown:
Lake Charles, LA
Bats/Throws:
L/L
Team:
Pittsburgh Pirates
College:
Alabama
MLB Experience:
9