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44 Luke Gregerson RP

Oakland Athletics

Fantasy Stats
Own%Start%
14%9%
Key Stats
IPW-LSVERAKsBB
60.03-332.404912
Pitching Summary
YearTeamWLERAGGSCGSHOSVSVOINNHRERHRHBPBBSO
2014OAK332.406000031060.0471716551249

Player Updates

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Eric O'Flaherty first choice to close for A's
by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com

With Sean Doolittle set to go on the disabled list, Eric O'Flaherty will be the first choice to close games for the Athletics, according to the San Francisco Chronicle on Sunday. The move was made to keep Luke Gregerson and Ryan Cook in their set-up roles, per the paper.

O'Flaherty owns a 1.35 ERA and a 0.83 WHIP over 13 1/3 innings of relief this season.

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Fantasy Analysis | 1400014081
Ranking the Athletics relievers
by Scott White | Senior Fantasy Writer

Notice who got the save for the Athletics Monday? Nope, it wasn't Jim Johnson. He tried his darndest but couldn't record even an out in his second save opportunity since returning to the closer role. And Luke Gregerson wasn't the one to bail him out even though he hadn't pitched since Saturday.

No, Sean Doolittle got the save for the Athletics Monday, and given how easily he wiggled out of that jam, striking out two in a perfect inning of work, he could soon be in a position to do much for Fantasy owners.

While neither Johnson nor Gregerson are ideally suited for the role as pitch-to-contact types, Doolittle has electric, swing-and-miss stuff, piling up 26 strikeouts in his 20 innings this season. He also has yet to issue a single walk. And because the penny-pinching Athletics already signed him to a five-year deal just a few weeks ago, they won't have to worry about him taking a big saves total to the arbitration table. If he didn't throw left-handed, it would make too much sense.

If I'm ranking the Athletics relievers for the short-term, I go Johnson, Gregerson, Doolittle, but I have a hunch Doolittle comes away with the job eventually.

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Fantasy Analysis | 1399504138
Both Athletics relievers worth stashing
by Scott White | Senior Fantasy Writer

With the way the Athletics have used him lately, having him pitch the eighth inning or earlier in each of his last six appearances, you'd think Luke Gregerson's stint as a closer was over and done.

But before Jim Johnson even officially stepped back into the role, he opened the door for Gregerson to reclaim it, allowing four unearned runs on two hits and two walks in two-thirds of an inning Tuesday.

Granted, it was a non-save situation -- the Athletics were trailing by one run when Johnson entered -- but it was still the ninth inning of a tight game. Johnson couldn't afford to let anybody score, and unearned or not, he did -- four times over.

Gregerson blew a couple saves in his stint as the closer, but he has been far and away the more effective reliever this season, compiling a 2.55 ERA and 0.96 WHIP in 17 appearances. Better hold on to both him and Johnson while the Athletics continue to sort out the situation.

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Luke Gregerson blows save opportunity Tuesday
by R.J. White | CBSSports.com

Athletics pitcher Luke Gregerson couldn't protect a 4-3 lead Tuesday, giving up two earned runs on three hits in the ninth inning of his team's 5-4 loss to the Rangers.

Gregerson (0-1) was gifted a second chance when the Rangers couldn't successfully execute a squeeze bunt, resulting in an out at home plate. However, it ended up not making a difference, as the Rangers would go on to plate two runs against Gregerson. He owns a 3.09 ERA and 7:1 K:BB ratio in 11 2/3 innings.

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Luke Gregerson collects third save
by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com

Athletics pitcher Luke Gregerson entered Sunday's game against the Astros in the ninth inning with a three-run advantage. He struck out one and needed just eight pitches, securing his third save of the season in a 4-1 victory.

Gregerson is 3 for 4 in save chances with a 1.69 ERA, a 0.75 WHIP over 5 2/3 innings pitched since earning a role in Oakland's closer-by-committee approach.

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CBSSports.com Player Ranking
Position Current Last Week Rating
Relievers 74 84 24.74
Situational Stats
SituationIPWLERASVBBSO
vs Seattle 5.000 0.00124
vs LHB 23.000 0.390416
vs RHB 37.000 3.650833
Last 7 Games
  OPP W L SV IP H ER BB Ks
8/8MIN0001.00000
8/10MIN0101.03301
8/14@KC0000.11001
8/19NYM0001.00001
8/23LAA1001.00000
8/26@HOU0101.01200
8/28@LAA0001.01001
Two Week Schedule
AUGUST /SEPTEMBER
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
24
LAA
L4-9
25
@Hou
W8-2
26
@Hou
L2-4
27
@Hou
W5-4
28
@LAA
L3-4
29
@LAA
L0-4
30
@LAA
L0-2
31
@LAA
L1-8
1
Sea
W6-1
2
Sea
10:05 pm
Tickets
3
Sea
3:35 pm
Tickets
4
5
Hou
10:05 pm
Tickets
6
Hou
4:05 pm
Tickets
= probable start
Fantasy Points by Week
11

12

23

6

6

4

10

0
16

9

3

11

11

4

1

2

7

3

1

0
13

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Fantasy Points by Week.   ( Actual    AccuScore Projections)   Note: Points are rounded down.
Pitching Stats
YearTeamWLERAGGSCGSHOSVSVOINNHRERHRHBPBBSO
2009SD24 3.247200017 75.0622927333193
2010SD47 3.228000027 78.1473028811889
2011SD33 2.756100004 55.2572317221934
2012SD20 2.3977000913 71.2571919732172
2013SD68 2.717300049 66.1492420341864
2014OAK33 2.4060000310 60.0471716511249
Total 2025 2.814230001950 407.03191421272814119401
Batting Stats
YearTeamGABRHHRRBIBBSOSBCSOBPSLGAVG
2009SD72100000000 .000 .000 .000
2010SD80000000000 --- --- ---
2011SD61000000000 --- --- ---
2012SD77100000100 .000 .000 .000
2013SD73000000000 --- --- ---
2014OAK60000000000 --- --- ---
Total 423200000100 .000 .000 .000
Fielding Stats
YearTeamPosnGGSTCPOAEDPFLD%
2009SDP7201899001.000
2010SDP80022814011.000
2011SDP6102461620 .917
2012SDP7702432011 .958
2013SDP7301721411 .941
2014OAKP6001046001.000
Total  4230115327943 .965
More Pitching Stats
YearTeamIBBGOAOGO/AOSBCSPKBKWPAVGPAMB9SLGRPF
2009SD96960 1.2311004 .221318 11.5 .3116
2010SD27963 1.3370000 .170297 7.6 .3015
2011SD37554 1.5050002 .266241 12.6 .3504
2012SD37764 1.2751003 .215294 10.2 .3324
2013SD27162 1.15100001 .203268 9.6 .3035
2014OAK17650 1.5890004 .214235 9.0 .3367
Total 20447353 1.333720014 .2131653 10.0 .32131
Minor League Pitching Stats
YearTeamWLERAGGSCGSHOSVINNHRERHRHBPBBSO
2006 R-Johnson Cty01 3.86150005 16.11410701624
2006 A-St. College61 1.72120004 15.295300922
2007 AA-Springfield00 0.0010000 1.01000003
2007 A-Palm Beach34 1.975300029 64.0421414012069
2008 AA-Springfield76 3.355700010 75.1623228632678
2011AAA-Tucson Padres00 27.0020000 1.03330022
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Player Info

Height/Weight:
6-3/201
Birthdate:
5/14/1984
Age:
30
Hometown:
Park Ridge, IL
Bats/Throws:
L/R
Team:
Oakland Athletics
College:
St. Xavier
MLB Experience:
6
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