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46 Craig Kimbrel RP

Boston Red Sox

Fantasy Stats
Own%Start%
96%93%
Key Stats
IPW-LSVERAKsBB
62.15-1422.749631
Pitching Summary
YearTeamWLERAGGSCGSHOSVSVOINNHRERHRHBPBBSO
2017BOS501.4367000353969.03311116414126
2018BOS512.7463000424762.1311919723196

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Red Sox's Craig Kimbrel: Secures 41st save
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Kimbrel picked up his 41st save of the season Saturday against the Mets, striking out one across a perfect ninth inning.

Kimbrel needed just 16 pitches -- 10 of which were strikes -- to retire the Mets in order. He's converted all four of his save chances in September, striking out nine batters while issuing just three walks across six innings in those appearances. Kimbrel's 41 saves are second in the majors.

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Red Sox's Craig Kimbrel: Earns 40th save
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Kimbrel (5-1) tossed a perfect ninth inning to collect his 40th save of the season in Thursday's victory over the Blue Jays.

Kimbrel threw seven of his eight pitches for strikes and collected one strikeout in the frame. This marks the first time that he's notched 40 saves in a season since 2014 when he was a member of the Braves. He now owns a 2.33 ERA this season with an impressive 89 strikeouts in 58 innings.

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Red Sox's Craig Kimbrel: Locks down save Wednesday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Kimbrel walked one and struck out two, picking up the save in Wednesday's 1-0 win over the Blue Jays.

Kimbrel saved it for David Price, who was brilliant in seven innings of three-hit, no-run pitching. It was Kimbrel's 39th save and seventh time in the last eight outings he hasn't allowed a run. Kimbrel had a rough patch in late July and early August, but has somewhat righted the ship. He's allowed just one run over his last nine innings, although the seven walks permitted over that stretch is a troubling sign. In the past, it's been a surfeit of walks that gets Kimbrel intro trouble. Like in 2016 when he had a 5.1 BB/9 and a career-worst 3.40 ERA.

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Red Sox's Craig Kimbrel: Mops up Sunday's loss
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Kimbrel struck out the side in the ninth inning of Sunday's 9-1 loss to the Rays.

Kimbrel needed the work desperately as he hadn't pitched since Aug. 18. The Red Sox are currently sliding, having lost six of their last eight games, so there haven't been many save opportunities.

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Red Sox's Craig Kimbrel: Locks down 37th save
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Kimbrel struck out one in a perfect ninth inning Saturday to record his 37th save of the season in a 5-2 win over the Rays.

The closer had been scuffling in late July and early August, allowing runs in five of six appearances at one point, but he seems to be back on track now. Kimbrel's 37 saves are already his highest total in three seasons with Boston, and a big finish to the campaign would allow him to challenge the career-high 50 he posted in 2013.

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Situational Stats
SituationIPWLERASVBBSO
vs Houston 2.010 0.00104
vs LHB 28.000 2.5701742
vs RHB 34.100 2.8801454
Last 7 Games
  OPP W L SV IP H ER BB Ks
9/12TOR0011.00012
9/13TOR0011.00001
9/15NYM0011.00001
9/20@NYY0001.01002
9/21@CLE0011.00001
9/26BAL0000.10430
9/30NYY0001.00003
Two Week Schedule
OCTOBER
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
14
HOU
W7-5
15
16
@HOU
5:09 pm
17
@HOU
8:39 pm
18
@HOU
8:09 pm
19
20
HOU
5:09 pm
21
HOU
7:39 pm
22
23
24
25
26
27
= probable start
Fantasy Points by Week
20

12

22

3

24

24

20

18

29

29

11

17

3

21

28

42

9

14

-1

28

20

4

6

23

31

13

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Pitching Stats
YearTeamWLERAGGSCGSHOSVSVOINNHRERHRHBPBBSO
2010ATL40 0.442100011 20.2921001640
2011ATL43 2.10790004654 77.04819183132127
2012ATL31 1.01630004245 62.227773214116
2013ATL43 1.21680005054 67.039109432098
2014ATL03 1.61630004751 61.2301311222695
2015SD42 2.58610003943 59.1401917612287
2016BOS26 3.40570003133 53.0282220443083
2017BOS50 1.43670003539 69.03311116414126
2018BOS51 2.74630004247 62.1311919723196
Total 3119 1.91542000333367 532.22851221133519205868
Batting Stats
YearTeamGABRHHRRBIBBSOSBCSOBPSLGAVG
2010ATL21000000000 --- --- ---
2011ATL79000000000 --- --- ---
2012ATL63000000000 --- --- ---
2013ATL68000000000 --- --- ---
2014ATL63000000000 --- --- ---
2015SD61100000100 .000 .000 .000
2016BOS57000000000 --- --- ---
2017BOS67000000000 --- --- ---
2018BOS63000000000 --- --- ---
Total 542100000100 .000 .000 .000
Fielding Stats
YearTeamPosnGGSTCPOAEDPFLD%
2010ATLP21010010 .000
2011ATLP7901147001.000
2012ATLP630505001.000
2013ATLP680734001.000
2014ATLP6301046001.000
2015SDP61084311 .875
2016BOSP570202001.000
2017BOSP6701266011.000
2018BOSP630523001.000
Total  542061233622 .967
More Pitching Stats
YearTeamIBBGOAOGO/AOSBCSPKBKWPAVGPAMB9SLGRPF
2010ATL1518 0.3330004 .12588 10.9 .1530
2011ATL14256 0.8213104 .178306 9.5 .2338
2012ATL03834 1.2181005 .126231 6.2 .1723
2013ATL25147 1.1532003 .166258 8.3 .2474
2014ATL04149 0.9051006 .142244 8.5 .1894
2015SD14742 1.2181004 .185239 9.6 .3064
2016BOS02550 0.5620006 .152220 10.5 .2552
2017BOS03146 0.7046105 .140254 6.7 .2434
2018BOS03156 0.5940007 .146247 9.2 .3055
Total 5311398 0.8438142044 .1542087 8.6 .24034
Postseason Pitching Stats
YearTeamWLERAGGSCGSHOSVSVOINNHRERHRHBPBBSO
2010ATL01 2.08400000 4.11210017
2012ATL00 0.00100000 1.00000001
2013ATL00 0.00100011 1.10000022
2016BOS00 0.00200000 1.10000003
2017BOS00 4.50200000 2.04110112
2018BOS00 10.80300033 3.14441125
Total 01 4.051300044 13.197612620
Minor League Pitching Stats
YearTeamWLERAGGSCGSHOSVINNHRERHRHBPBBSO
2008 A-Myrtle Bch00 0.0020000 3.25000013
2008 R-Danville12 0.47120006 19.0541031027
2008 A-Rome20 0.71100004 12.261100426
2009AFX-Rome00 0.901600010 20.092201638
2009AFA-Myrtle Beach02 5.54190002 26.0181916212845
2009AAA-Gwinnett00 0.0020000 2.00000043
2009AA-Mississippi21 0.82120006 11.031101717
2010AAA-Gwinnett Braves32 1.644800023 55.0281310343583
2016AAA-Pawtucket Red Sox00 0.0011000 0.11000100
 
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Player Info

Height/Weight:
6-0/205
Birthdate:
5/28/1988
Age:
30
Hometown:
Huntsville, AL
Bats/Throws:
R/R
Team:
Boston Red Sox
College:

MLB Experience:
9
Awards:

2011: NL Rookie of the Year
2012: NL Rolaids Relief Winner