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53 Ken Giles RP

Philadelphia Phillies

Fantasy Stats
Own%Start%
16%8%
Key Stats
IPW-LSVERAKsBB
18.10-000.98264
Pitching Summary
YearTeamWLERAGGSCGSHOSVSVOINNHRERHRHBPBBSO
2014PHI000.98170000018.1112211426

Player Updates

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Ken Giles shines in first month with Phillies
by R.J. White | CBSSports.com

Phillies rookie pitcher Ken Giles has overcome allowing a home run in his first major-league appearance on June 12 to throw 13 2/3 scoreless innings while striking out 17 batters and walking three in his last 12 appearances.

Giles has quickly risen through the minor-league ranks after getting selected in the seventh round of the 2011 draft. He's dominated minor-league hitters while racking up 12.1 strikeouts per nine innings over his career, but he's also exhibited control issues. If he continues to keep a handle on the walks at the major-league level, he could quickly factor into the ninth-inning discussion if closer Jonathan Papelbon gets dealt before the deadline.

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Top relief prospect Ken Giles getting the call
by Chris Towers | CBSSports.com

The Phillies will call up reliever Ken Giles from Triple-A Lehigh Valley Sunday, with Mike Adams hitting the 15-day disabled list.

Giles has been dominant in the minors this season, sporting a fastball that regularly sits in the high 90's. He has 38 strikeouts in 28 2/3 innings of work between Double-A and Triple-A this season. 

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Ken Giles a 'fun' pitcher to watch
by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com

One player in Phillies' camp this spring that could draw plenty of attention is reliever Ken Giles, who is looking to make the jump from high Class A to the majors. Giles grabs attention with a fastball that can hit 100 mph.

Though, control issues have plagued the hard-throwing right-hander, who has walked 5.8 batters per nine innings in his minor-league career.

"When he’s right, it’s fun to watch," Joe Jordan, the Phillies’ director of player development, told CSNPhilly.com. "It’s the stuff that pitches at the end of games in the big leagues. But he’s not there yet. He’s going to have to pitch under control and throw strikes."

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Jesse Biddle, Maikel Franco among spring invites
by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com

The Phillies announced Wednesday they invited five players to spring training as non-roster invitees. They are pitchers Jesse Biddle, Mario Hollands and Ken Giles, third baseman Maikel Franco and catcher Sebastian Valle.

Biddle and Franco are considered the team's two top prospects by Baseball America.

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CBSSports.com Player Ranking
Position Current Last Week Rating
Relievers 78 23.94
Situational Stats
SituationIPWLERASVBBSO
vs LHB 6.200 1.35019
vs RHB 11.200 0.770317
Last 7 Games
  OPP W L SV IP H ER BB Ks
7/7@MIL0001.11001
7/8@MIL0001.02000
7/11WAS0001.11001
7/19@ATL0001.01002
7/22SF0001.03102
7/26ARI0001.10003
7/27ARI0001.00011
Two Week Schedule
JULY /AUGUST
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Ariz
W4-2
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L1-7
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W6-0
30
@NYM
12:10 pm
Tickets
31
@Wash
7:05 pm
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@Wash
7:05 pm
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@Wash
7:05 pm
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@Wash
1:35 pm
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Hou
7:05 pm
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Hou
7:05 pm
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Hou
7:05 pm
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8
NYM
7:05 pm
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NYM
7:05 pm
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Fantasy Points by Week.   ( Actual    AccuScore Projections)   Note: Points are rounded down.
Pitching Stats
YearTeamWLERAGGSCGSHOSVSVOINNHRERHRHBPBBSO
2014PHI00 0.931800000 19.1122210427
Total 00 0.931800000 19.1122210427
Batting Stats
YearTeamGABRHHRRBIBBSOSBCSOBPSLGAVG
2014PHI18000000000 --- --- ---
Total 18000000000 --- --- ---
Fielding Stats
YearTeamPosnGGSTCPOAEDPFLD%
2014PHIP180211011.000
Total  180211011.000
More Pitching Stats
YearTeamIBBGOAOGO/AOSBCSPKBKWPAVGPAMB9SLGRPF
2014PHI01314 1.0702000 .18270 7.4 .2730
Total 01314 1.0702000 .18270 7.4 .2730
Minor League Pitching Stats
YearTeamWLERAGGSCGSHOSVINNHRERHRHBPBBSO
2011R-GCL Phillies11 6.2330000 4.16431137
2012AFX-Lakewood BlueClaws33 3.61296005 67.1543027564486
2012AFA-Clearwater Threshers10 3.07100003 14.2105510625
2013AFA-Clearwater Threshers22 6.31240006 25.2231918411934
 
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Player Info

Height/Weight:
6-2/205
Birthdate:
9/20/1990
Age:
23
Hometown:
Albuquerque, NM
Bats/Throws:
R/R
Team:
Philadelphia Phillies
College:

MLB Experience:
1
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