Brad Hand

#33 RP / Cleveland Indians / EXP: 10YRS Height: 6-3 Weight: 220 lb Age: 30 College: None Bats/Throws -/-

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      Indians' Brad Hand: Blows save, loses Game 2

      Brad Hand gave up two earned runs on three hits and one walk while recording just two outs Wednesday, taking the blown save and the loss in the deciding game of the AL Wild Card Series against the Yankees.A clean ninth inning would have forced a Game 3, but Hand got into trouble right away, giving up a walk to Giancarlo Stanton followed by singles to Gio Urshela and Gleyber Torres. He then struck out Brett Gardner before allowing a sacrifice fly to Gary Sanchez that tied the game. DJ LeMahieu then singled home the winning run. Cleveland has a $10 million team option for 2021 or it can buy Hand out for $1 million.

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      Indians' Brad Hand: Converts 16th save

      Brad Hand was perfect over 1.1 innings, striking out one and earning the save Sunday versus the Pirates.Hand finished 2020 as the MLB saves leader with 16 in 23 appearances. He also recorded a hold, a 2-1 record, 2.05 ERA and 0.77 WHIP across 22 innings. The 30-year-old closer will look to continue his strong campaign for Cleveland during their postseason run.

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      Indians' Brad Hand: Picks up 15th save

      Brad Hand struck out two in a perfect ninth inning against the White Sox on Thursday en route to his 15th save of the season.Yasmani Grandal, Jose Abreu and James McCann went down in order against Hand, the first two on strikeouts. His 15 saves lead baseball, and Hand now has a 2.18 ERA, 0.82 WHIP and 28 strikeouts to go along with a pair of wins. It looked early on like James Karinchak was going to usurp Hand in the ninth inning, but Hand held steady and has ended up as the No. 2 closer in fantasy baseball behind only Liam Hendriks.

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      Indians' Brad Hand: Logs win on walkoff

      Brad Hand (2-1) threw a scoreless ninth inning to become the pitcher of record in the Cleveland Indians' 3-2 win over the White Sox on Wednesday.A Jordan Luplow game-winning home run gave Hand his second win of the season. In fact, Hand has racked up both wins and four saves through his previous eight appearances, allowing only one run over that stretch. He lowered his season ERA to 2.29 with Wednesday's performance.

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      Indians' Brad Hand: Grabs save No. 13

      Brad Hand worked around a hit to throw a scoreless ninth inning against the Tigers on Friday to earn his 13th save of the season. He struck out two.The lefty needed 20 pitches, but he eventually shut the door and preserved the shutout after Zach Plesac and James Karinchak tossed eight scoreless innings. Early on, it looked like Karinchak might seize hold of the closer role, but Hand tightened his grip on the job with a stellar performance and has ended up as one of the better closer picks in fantasy baseball this season.

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      Indians' Brad Hand: Nails down 12th save

      Brad Hand struck out the side in a perfect ninth inning Monday to record his 12th save of the season in a 5-2 win over the Royals.The southpaw fired 13 of his 15 pitches for strikes in the impressive performance, although his fastball topped out at 92.2 mph. Hand has found a way to be effective despite his reduced velocity -- he has yet to blow a save this season, and he hasn't allowed an earned run since the end of July, giving him a 2.45 ERA and 19:4 K:BB through 14.2 innings.

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      Indians' Brad Hand: Earns 11th save

      Brad Hand picked up the save in Sunday's win over Milwaukee, allowing one hit in a scoreless ninth inning.Hand allowed a single to Ryan Braun to begin the ninth, but got Tyrone Taylor to fly out before getting Jacob Nottingham to ground into a game-ending double play. The southpaw has now converted each of his last seven save chances and holds a 2.63 ERA on the campaign.

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      Indians' Brad Hand: Tallies 10th save

      Brad Hand secured the save by delivering a scoreless 12th inning during Saturday's win over the Cardinals. He didn't record a strikeout or issue a walk.The veteran lefty allowed the designated runner on second base, Yadier Molina, to reach third on a wild pitch, but he was able to end the inning on only three pitches as Molina was caught off third base after mistakenly thinking a groundout was a foul ball. Hand allowed five runs (four earned) through his first three outings of the season, but he's surrendered only three hits and two unearned runs in his past eight appearances. He has a 3.38 ERA, 0.94 WHIP and 13:4 K:BB over 10.2 innings while converting all 10 save chances this season.

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      Indians' Brad Hand: Converts ninth save

      Brad Hand pitched a perfect ninth inning to earn the save in Wednesday's 6-3 win over the Twins.Hand had a three-run lead to protect, and he did so by retiring Luis Arraez, Miguel Sano and Ehire Adrianza on a combined 12 pitches. The 30-year-old Hand has produced perfect innings in his last three outings. He's lowered his ERA to 3.72 with a 1.03 WHIP, 13 strikeouts and nine saves in 9.2 innings this season. Hand has a strong grasp on the closing job for Cleveland.

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      Indians' Brad Hand: Breezes to eighth save

      Brad Hand earned the save against Minnesota on Tuesday, pitching a perfect ninth inning and notching one strikeout.Hand had little trouble setting the Twins down in order to close out a two-run win. He tossed 10 of his 14 pitches for strikes en route to his eighth save of the season. The lefty trails only Liam Hendriks (nine) for the league lead.