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41 Mark Melancon RP

San Francisco Giants

Fantasy Stats
Own%Start%
19%10%
Key Stats
IPW-LSVERAKsBB
39.01-433.233114
Pitching Summary
YearTeamWLERAGGSCGSHOSVSVOINNHRERHRHBPBBSO
2017SF124.5032000111630.037161531629
2018SF143.23410003739.0481814211431

Player Updates

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Giants' Mark Melancon: Grabs one-out save
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Melancon recorded the final out of Saturday's 5-3 win over the Rangers to pick up his second save of the season.

Will Smith loaded the bases en route to retiring the first two batters in the ninth inning, so Melancon was called in to put out the fire. It's his first save since June 21, and while Smith's job as closer likely isn't in immediate jeopardy, another rough appearance or two could allow Melancon to sneak into the ninth-inning mix.

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Giants' Mark Melancon: Pitches in back-to-back games
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Melancon gave up a hit over a scoreless inning in Friday's 6-3 loss to Arizona.

This outing was noteworthy because it was the first time Melancon has pitched in back-to-back games since returning from an elbow injury June 3. The former All-Star closer has been used as a setup man this season, and that is unlikely to change following the success Will Smith has had as the club's primary closing option. Friday's outing lowered Melancon's ERA to 3.32 over 21.2 innings, but his 6.2 K/9 and 1.48 WHIP are both the worst of his career.

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Giants' Mark Melancon: Appears fine after being struck by comebacker
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Melancon was struck in the foot with a comebacker Friday, but he appears to be fine after staying in the game to finish his frame, Henry Schulman of the San Francisco Chronicle reports.

Melancon's lone hit over his scoreless inning was the result of a Marcus Semien comebacker that struck him in foot and ricocheted into left field for a double. The veteran reliever stayed in the game after trainers checked on him, and he appears to have avoided injury for the time being. Melancon was unlikely to be available Saturday anyways, as he has yet to pitch in consecutive contests since returning from an elbow injury June 3. The 33-year-old owns a 2.25 ERA with 11 strikeouts and one save over 16 innings this season.

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Giants' Mark Melancon: Can't finish job
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Melancon recorded two outs in the ninth inning but allowed three hits and an earned run prior to being pulled Sunday against the Diamondbacks.

Melancon was called upon to begin the ninth inning with the Giants up 9-5. He retired the first two batters without incident, but then surrendered three consecutive singles, the last of which drove in a run and ended his outing. While Sam Dyson quickly lost hold of the closer role, this outing won't give manager Bruce Bochy any confidence that Melancon should be trusted in the ninth inning. Will Smith has recorded the Giants' last two saves, but Tony Watson could also earn some opportunities going forward.

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Giants' Mark Melancon: Not ready to pitch on consecutive days
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Manager Bruce Bochy said he's unsure when Melancon will be ready to pitch on consecutive days but will communicate with the pitcher to work on a plan to build up his durability, Kerry Crowley of the Bay Area News Group reports.

The former All-Star has not lived up to his giant contract with the Giants, mostly due to significant injuries, including a pronator issue that required stem-cell injection treatment. He snagged a save Thursday night but will remain part of a crowded Giants closing committee that also likely includes Sam Dyson (the primary option), Tony Watson and Will Smith, at minimum, with Reyes Moronta possibly factoring in as well. Melancon is worth a pickup in deeper leagues, as long as those snagging him consider him more of a "quarter-closer" than an undisputed main man.

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Situational Stats
SituationIPWLERASVBBSO
vs Los Angeles 2.201 3.38013
vs LHB 13.000 3.460517
vs RHB 26.000 3.120914
Last 7 Games
  OPP W L SV IP H ER BB Ks
9/15COL0001.01002
9/17@SD0000.01010
9/18@SD0001.02010
9/21@STL0100.21211
9/22@STL0100.21100
9/25SD1002.03011
9/29LAD0101.02100
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Pitching Stats
YearTeamWLERAGGSCGSHOSVSVOINNHRERHRHBPBBSO
2009NYY01 3.861300001 16.11387041010
2010NYY-HOU20 4.222200001 21.119131021822
2011HOU84 2.78710002025 74.1652823522666
2012BOS02 6.204100012 45.0453131831241
2013PIT32 1.39720001621 71.060151111870
2014PIT35 1.90720003337 71.0511515231171
2015PIT32 2.23780005153 76.2572219421462
2016PIT-WAS22 1.64750004751 71.1521613311265
2017SF12 4.50320001116 30.037161531629
2018SF14 3.234100037 39.0481814211431
Total 2324 2.76517000182214 516.04471821583019121467
Batting Stats
YearTeamGABRHHRRBIBBSOSBCSOBPSLGAVG
2009NYY13000000000 --- --- ---
2010NYY-HOU22000000000 --- --- ---
2011HOU710000010001.000 --- ---
2012BOS41000000000 --- --- ---
2013PIT72000000000 --- --- ---
2014PIT72000000000 --- --- ---
2015PIT78000000000 --- --- ---
2016PIT-WAS75000000000 --- --- ---
2017SF32000000000 --- --- ---
2018SF41000000000 --- --- ---
Total 5170000010001.000 --- ---
Fielding Stats
YearTeamPosnGGSTCPOAEDPFLD%
2009NYYP130514001.000
2010NYY-HOUP220633011.000
2011HOUP7101812510 .944
2012BOSP4101358001.000
2013PITP72018711021.000
2014PITP7201851210 .944
2015PITP7802471611 .958
2016PIT-WASP75017107011.000
2017SFP3201129011.000
2018SFP410624011.000
Total  5170136547937 .978
More Pitching Stats
YearTeamIBBGOAOGO/AOSBCSPKBKWPAVGPAMB9SLGRPF
2009NYY02611 2.5520003 .21774 14.9 .3001
2010NYY-HOU02119 1.2100002 .23890 11.8 .3631
2011HOU610148 2.2362001 .234309 11.3 .3275
2012BOS15934 1.7601002 .256194 12.0 .4431
2013PIT010139 2.8230006 .223279 8.7 .2645
2014PIT19348 1.9411003 .195277 8.2 .2384
2015PIT210157 1.9502003 .207293 8.6 .2912
2016PIT-WAS08456 1.6120004 .204270 8.2 .2714
2017SF04017 2.5310002 .301130 13.2 .4555
2018SF24535 1.4613004 .302174 14.5 .4094
Total 12671364 1.971690030 .2312090 10.2 .32032
Postseason Pitching Stats
YearTeamWLERAGGSCGSHOSVSVOINNHRERHRHBPBBSO
2013PIT10 9.82400001 3.25442012
2014PIT00 0.00100000 1.00000001
2015PIT00 0.00100000 1.01000000
2016WAS00 0.00400011 4.13000025
Total 10 3.601000012 10.09442038
Minor League Pitching Stats
YearTeamWLERAGGSCGSHOSVINNHRERHRHBPBBSO
2006 A-Staten Ilnd01 3.5270002 7.29730028
2008 AA-Trenton60 1.81190002 49.2321410301247
2008 A-Tampa10 2.84130000 25.1269821620
2008AAA-Scranton-Wb11 2.70120001 20.0117611422
2009AAA-Scranton-Wilkes Barr40 2.89320003 53.0372217361154
2010AAA-Round Rock Express10 0.0030001 4.05000012
2010AAA-Scranton/Wilkes-Barr61 3.70400006 56.0632423533158
2012AAA-Pawtucket Red Sox00 0.832100011 21.2152202327
2017AFA-San Jose Giants00 13.5033000 2.26441104
2017AAA-Sacramento River Cat00 0.0011000 1.00000010
 
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Player Info

Height/Weight:
6-2/214
Birthdate:
3/28/1985
Age:
33
Hometown:
Wheat Ridge, CO
Bats/Throws:
R/R
Team:
San Francisco Giants
College:

MLB Experience:
10