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40 Kelvin Herrera RP

Kansas City Royals

Fantasy Stats
Own%Start%
48%36%
Key Stats
IPW-LSVERAKsBB
72.02-6122.758612
Pitching Summary
YearTeamWLERAGGSCGSHOSVSVOINNHRERHRHBPBBSO
2015KC432.71720000769.2522321522664
2016KC262.7572000121572.0572322631286

Player Updates

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Royals' Kelvin Herrera: Likely inherits closer role
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Herrera appears in line to take over as the Royals' closer after the team traded Wade Davis to the Cubs on Wednesday.

The 26-year-old Herrera proved plenty capable of handling closer duties while Davis was out with a forearm injury this past season, going 12-for-13 in save opportunities. Herrera was one of the more dominant relievers the game throughout the year, striking batters out at a 30.4 percent clip on the strength of a 15.2 percent swinging-strike rate. He also cut his walk rate by more than half, posting a 4.2 percent mark (down from 9.1 percent). The right-hander throws 97 and can change speeds while mixing in a slider and curveball -- he has a strong case to be a top-10 closer in drafts in 2017.

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Royals' Kelvin Herrera: Tallies 12th save in Saturday win
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Herrera notched his 12th save in Saturday's 7-4 victory over the Tigers, pitching a perfect ninth inning.

He was particularly sharp while disposing of Erick Aybar, Andrew Romine and Jose Iglesias on just 10 pitches after the Royals had made a spectacular five-run comeback in the ninth. Herrera did a solid job as the closer while Wade Davis endured a DL stint earlier in the summer, and has converted 12 of 15 save opportunities this season while also amassing 26 holds.

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Royals' Kelvin Herrera: Earns 10th save in Friday victory
by RotoWire Staff | Special to CBSSports.com

Herrera notched his 10th save in Friday's 6-3 victory over the Red Sox with a scoreless ninth inning in which he gave up two hits.

The 26-year-old now has eight straight scoreless appearances, and Friday marked the first time he'd given up a hit since Aug. 10 against the White Sox. He has converted all nine of his save chances in August as well while generating a 2.77 ERA and sparkling 16:1 K:BB over 13 innings. Factoring in the 23 holds he's also racked up in 2016, Herrera has been the likely MVP of a Royals bullpen that endured the loss of Wade Davis (elbow) in late July, an injury which thrust Herrera into his current role.

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Royals' Kelvin Herrera: Strikes out two for ninth save of 2016
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Herrera earned his ninth save of the year Thursday while striking out two Marlins in a clean inning.

Herrera's effort Thursday made him a perfect 8-for-8 this month in save chances. He hasn't allowed a run in seven straight appearances, but even more impressive is that the right-hander hasn't allowed a base runner over his last six games (six innings). During his current stretch of clean frames, Herrera has notched nine strikeouts. It doesn't get much better than what the Royals' closer has been offering up as of late.

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Royals' Kelvin Herrera: Reels in Marlins to net eighth save of 2016
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Herrera struck out one in a clean ninth to pick up his eighth save of the season Tuesday against the Marlins.

Despite being tagged with two losses this month, Herrera has now converted all seven of his save chances in August. He owns a stellar 13:1 K:BB over his last 11 innings, and has faced the minimum in six consecutive appearances. The right-handed Herrera is seemingly locked in as the team's closer, as Joakim Soria was once again used as the setup man for Herrera in this one.

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CBSSports.com Player Ranking
Position Current Last Week Rating
Relievers 81 400 20.51
Situational Stats
SituationIPWLERASVBBSO
vs Cleveland 5.000 3.60027
vs LHB 37.000 2.920840
vs RHB 35.000 2.570446
Last 7 Games
  OPP W L SV IP H ER BB Ks
9/11@CHW0001.00001
9/16CHW0101.13410
9/20@CLE0001.00002
9/24@DET0011.00000
9/25@DET0001.03201
9/27MIN0001.00022
9/29MIN0100.25301
Two Week Schedule
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Fantasy Points by Week
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Fantasy Points by Week.   ( Actual    AccuScore Projections)   Note: Points are rounded down.
Pitching Stats
YearTeamWLERAGGSCGSHOSVSVOINNHRERHRHBPBBSO
2011KC01 13.50200000 2.02331100
2012KC43 2.357600034 84.1792422422177
2013KC57 3.865900024 58.1482725922174
2014KC43 1.417000001 70.0541211032659
2015KC43 2.717200007 69.2522321522664
2016KC26 2.75720001215 72.0572322631286
Total 1923 2.633510001731 356.12921121042513106360
Batting Stats
YearTeamGABRHHRRBIBBSOSBCSOBPSLGAVG
2011KC2000000000 --- --- ---
2012KC76000000000 --- --- ---
2013KC59000000000 --- --- ---
2014KC70000000000 --- --- ---
2015KC72000000000 --- --- ---
2016KC72000000000 --- --- ---
Total 351000000000 --- --- ---
Fielding Stats
YearTeamPosnGGSTCPOAEDPFLD%
2011KCP20202001.000
2012KCP7601789011.000
2013KCP59094410 .889
2014KCP7001358001.000
2015KCP7201156001.000
2016KCP720927011.000
Total  351061243612 .984
More Pitching Stats
YearTeamIBBGOAOGO/AOSBCSPKBKWPAVGPAMB9SLGRPF
2011KC033 1.0000000 .2869 13.5 .8570
2012KC610461 1.84124013 .250344 10.9 .3421
2013KC25842 1.4082005 .219245 11.0 .4112
2014KC08261 1.4362001 .214285 10.7 .2661
2015KC17567 1.1672004 .206286 10.3 .2987
2016KC06263 1.0301003 .214283 9.0 .3353
Total 9384297 1.3633110116 .2231452 10.4 .33214
Postseason Pitching Stats
YearTeamWLERAGGSCGSHOSVSVOINNHRERHRHBPBBSO
2014KC10 1.801100000 15.0113300716
2015KC10 0.661100000 13.2102100322
Total 20 1.262200000 28.22154001038
Minor League Pitching Stats
YearTeamWLERAGGSCGSHOSVINNHRERHRHBPBBSO
2007 R-Kansas City41 0.84115001 42.23064121550
2008 R-Burlington22 1.42118000 50.24817803545
2008 A-Burlington20 2.1331000 12.213430127
2009AFX-Burlington10 0.0011000 5.03000001
2010AFX-Burlington Bees23 4.3988000 41.0382020241540
2011AFA-Wilmington Blue Rock21 0.6480001 14.081110212
2011AAA-Omaha Storm Chasers10 2.12140006 17.0125410718
2011AA-Northwest Arkansas N40 1.75230007 36.0229741640
2013AAA-Omaha Storm Chasers01 1.13103002 16.062212622
2013AA-Northwest Arkansas N00 0.0020000 2.01000005
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Player Info

Height/Weight:
5-10/200
Birthdate:
12/31/1989
Age:
27
Hometown:
Tenares, DR
Bats/Throws:
R/R
Team:
Kansas City Royals
College:

MLB Experience:
6