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34 Kevin Gausman SP

San Francisco Giants

Fantasy Stats
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Key Stats
IPWLSVERAKSBB
13.20001.32113

Player Updates

April 8, 2021 12:00 PM
Giants' Kevin Gausman: Stifles Padres
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Gausman allowed one earned run on four hits and one walk while striking out five across seven innings Wednesday against the Padres. He did not factor in the decision.

Gausman kept the deep Padres lineup in check, limiting them to only four singles in his seven frames. It was his second tremendous start in as many outings this season, as he's combined to allow two earned runs with a 11:3 K:BB across 13.2 frames. Though he has yet to to earn a win, Gausman has been able to pitch deep into games, which should give him plenty of opportunities for victories as the season progresses. He's currently lined up to make this next start Tuesday at home against Cincinnati.

April 2, 2021 10:08 AM
Giants' Kevin Gausman: Excellent in no-decision
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Gausman gave up one earned run on two hits and two walks while striking out six in 6.2 innings Thursday against the Mariners. He did not factor in the decision.

The Mariners ended up tagging the Giants bullpen for seven earned runs, so Gausman was unable to get the win, despite a strong first start of 2021. He only threw 90 pitches (62 strikes) and almost made it through seven innings. Gausman lines up to start in San Diego on Wednesday.

March 24, 2021 08:32 PM
Giants' Kevin Gausman: Tabbed for Opening Day
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Gausman will start Opening Day against the Mariners on April 1, Alex Pavlovic of NBC Sports Bay Area reports.

The 30-year-old accepted San Francisco's one-year, $18.9 million qualifying offer this offseason after posting a 3.62 ERA, 1.11 WHIP and 79:16 K:BB over 59.1 innings last year, and he'll be the first pitcher to take the mound for the Giants in 2021. It's another contract year for Gausman, and replicating his success from 2020 would provide a significant boost to his stock entering free agency.

March 21, 2021 07:52 PM
Giants' Kevin Gausman: Starting Monday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Gausman will start Monday's spring game against the White Sox, Susan Slusser of the San Francisco Chronicle reports.

Gausman will make his third start of spring training Monday after he allowed three runs (one earned) on four hits and one walk while striking out four over 4.1 innings during his first two outings. The right-hander has been more effective than Johnny Cueto during his Cactus League appearances, but Cueto will start a simulated game for the Giants on Monday. Manager Gabe Kapler hasn't indicated whether Gausman or Cueto will serve as the Opening Day starter in 2021, but Kapler said Sunday that he could reach a decision in the next few days.

November 11, 2020 05:00 PM
Giants' Kevin Gausman: Accepts qualifying offer
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Gausman accepted a one-year, $18.9 million qualifying offer from the Giants on Wednesday, Jeff Passan of ESPN.com reports.

Gausman was rumored to have several multi-year contract offers on the table, but he'll instead elect to take a short-term deal that will pay him more than double his salary from 2020. The right-hander was dominant during his first year with the Giants during the abbreviated 2020 season, recording a 3.62 ERA, 1.11 WHIP and 79:16 K:BB over 59.2 innings.

November 2, 2020 12:04 AM
Kevin Gausman: Giants extend qualifying offer
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

The Giants extended Gausman the $18.9 million qualifying offer for 2021 on Sunday, Andrew Baggarly of The Athletic reports.

The right-hander joined San Francisco on a one-year, $9 million deal in January and pitched well enough during the shortened season to earn the qualifying offer. Gausman posted a 3.62 ERA, 1.11 WHIP and 79:16 K:BB over 59.2 innings, and the Giants are still hoping to reach an agreement on a long-term deal. If no deal is reached and he declines the one-year, $18.9 offer, the 29-year-old will carry draft-pick compensation if he signs elsewhere in free agency.

September 25, 2020 01:20 AM
Giants' Kevin Gausman: Strong effort ends in no-decision
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Gausman fanned nine while allowing two runs on eight hits and a walk across six innings during Thursday's 5-4 loss to the Rockies. He did not factor in the decision.

Gausman was effective in six innings of work, punching out nine Rockies before exiting with a 3-2 lead. Unfortunately for the right-hander, Sam Coonrod quickly gave up a pair of runs after replacing him, forcing Gausman to settle for a no-decision. It marked the second straight outing in which Gausman was sharp but came away winless. The 29-year-old has fanned 24 while allowing just four runs across his last 18 innings and is a strong candidate to start a game next week should the Giants sneak into the playoffs.

September 19, 2020 07:52 PM
Giants' Kevin Gausman: Dealt tough loss
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Gausman (3-3) took the loss Saturday against the A's after giving up one run on one hit with six strikeouts and three walks over six innings.

Oakland scratched off a run during the fourth inning, but the right-hander otherwise kept the A's in check and showed no sign of the elbow issues that resulted in him being scratched from his previous start. Gausman has a 3.76 ERA, 1.08 WHIP and 68:15 K:BB through 52.2 innings and lines up to make his final start of the regular season Thursday versus Colorado.

September 17, 2020 08:32 PM
Giants' Kevin Gausman: Set to start Saturday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Gausman (elbow) will start Saturday's game against the Athletics, Kerry Crowley of The San Jose Mercury News reports.

Gausman (elbow) was scratched from his last start due to a right elbow issue, but he's since been cleared to take the mound for Saturday's matchup. He owns a 4.05 ERA and 1.14 WHIP with a 62:12 K:BB over 46.2 frames this season.

September 15, 2020 06:56 PM
Giants' Kevin Gausman: May start this weekend
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Gausman (elbow) had an MRI come back clean and could start against the Athletics this weekend, Alex Pavlovic of NBC Sports Bay Area reports.

The 29-year-old was scratched from his previous start with right elbow tightness, but the MRI cleared him of any structural issues. Gausman figures to have a throwing session within the next couple days to determine if he's cleared to rejoin the rotation this weekend in Oakland.

September 14, 2020 03:16 PM
Giants' Kevin Gausman: Dealing with elbow tightness
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Gausman won't start Game 2 of Sunday's doubleheader against the Padres due to right elbow tightness, Andrew Baggarly of The Athletic reports.

According to Henry Schulman of the San Francisco Chronicle, it has yet to be determined if a trip to the injured list is necessary, and Gausman is set to undergo an MRI to determine the severity of the injury. The Giants have scheduled off days Monday and Thursday, so they won't need the full complement of the starting rotation until after next weekend. Logan Webb will take the mound in the nightcap for San Francisco.

September 7, 2020 11:36 PM
Giants' Kevin Gausman: Fans nine in win
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Gausman (3-2) yielded one run on three walks and two hits over six innings Monday, striking out nine and earning the win against the Diamondbacks.

Gausman found himself in a jam during the third inning, loading the bases with just one out, but he managed to escape after allowing just one run. San Francisco's offense tallied four runs in the sixth inning and that was enough support to give the 29-year-old his second straight win. He'll carry a 4.05 ERA into Saturday's road matchup with San Diego.

September 2, 2020 02:04 AM
Giants' Kevin Gausman: Gets plenty of support in win
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Gausman (2-2) picked up the win Tuesday against Colorado, pitching five innings and allowing two runs on two hits and one walk while striking out five.

It was a relatively easy outing for the veteran hurler given the 23 runs of support San Francisco put on the scoreboard in the rout. Gausman stuck around just long enough to qualify for the win, throwing 87 pitches and allowing only two hits -- both of which were homers off the bat of Garrett Hampson. Gausman will next face Arizona at home Monday.

August 27, 2020 11:32 PM
Giants' Kevin Gausman: Fans six in loss
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Gausman (1-2) was charged with the loss against the Dodgers on Thursday, allowing two runs on three hits and a pair of walks while striking out six across 4.2 innings.

Gausman got the nod in the second half of Thursday's doubleheader and was pulled in the fifth after throwing his 93rd pitch. The right-hander was largely victimized by Joc Pederson, who homered in the second inning, then doubled and scored in the fourth. Otherwise, Gausman limited the Dodgers' damage despite taking his second loss of the season. The 29-year-old will carry a 4.54 ERA and 1.26 WHIP into a tough matchup at Coors Field on Tuesday.

August 27, 2020 01:40 PM
Giants' Kevin Gausman: Not starting Game 1
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Gausman is not starting Game 1 of Thursday's doubleheader against the Dodgers.

It turns out Logan Webb will get the ball for the first half of Thursday's twin bill, with Gausman likely lined up to start Game 2. Across 31 innings this season, Gausman owns a 4.65 ERA (3.12 FIP) and 42:6 K:BB.

August 27, 2020 11:52 PM
Giants' Kevin Gausman: Starting first game of twin bill
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Gausman will start the first game of Thursday's doubleheader against the Dodgers, Jorge Castillo of the Los Angeles Times reports.

Gausman was on track to start Wednesday before the Giants and Dodgers were one of the six MLB teams that elected to postpone games. He'll now return to the mound on a full week's rest after he cleared 100 pitches for the second start in a row in his last outing Aug. 20 against the Angels. The 29-year-old has been a pleasant surprise for the Giants this season, compiling a 4.65 ERA (3.12 FIP) and 42:6 K:BB in 31 innings.

August 26, 2020 09:32 PM
Giants' Kevin Gausman: Wednesday's start postponed
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Gausman won't make his scheduled start Wednesday against the Dodgers as the teams elected to postpone the game in protest of the recent police shooting of Jacob Blake, Jeff Passan of ESPN.com reports.

It's the third MLB game of the night to be postponed, as the Mariners and Padres also decided to follow suit from the Brewers and Reds decision. The Giants and Dodgers could make up the contest via a doubleheader Thursday, but no schedule has been announce. Gausman seems likely to pitch Thursday, regardless.

August 21, 2020 02:40 PM
Giants' Kevin Gausman: Earns win over Angels
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Gausman (1-1) earned the win Thursday against the Angels. He allowed four runs on nine hits and a walk while fanning eight across 5.1 innings.

Gausman didn't have his best stuff and has now allowed three or more runs in four of his last six starts, pushing his ERA up to 4.65. However, the Giants' offense backed him with 10 runs, and that allowed the 29-year-old to notch his first win of the season. Gausman will try to build off this performance in his next scheduled start against the Dodgers on Aug. 26.

August 16, 2020 03:00 AM
Giants' Kevin Gausman: Strikes out 11 in no-decision
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Gausman did not factor in the decision against Oakland on Saturday, hurling 5.2 innings and allowing three runs on five hits and three walks while striking out 11.

Gausman was somewhat wild in the outing -- he more than doubled his season total with three walks and threw only 62 of 106 pitches for strikes -- but he also induced 19 swinging strikes and notched a season-high 11 whiffs. He was stung by a pair of home runs in the contest but kept the Giants in the game against the first-place Athletics. The right-hander sports a 4.21 ERA, 1.17 WHIP and 34:5 K:BB through 25.2 innings. His next start is lined up for Thursday at home against the Angels.

August 10, 2020 04:36 PM
Giants' Kevin Gausman: Whiffs six in no-decision
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Gausman allowed a run on three hits over 6.1 innings in a no-decision versus the Dodgers on Sunday. He struck out six and walked none.

Gausman was excellent in the outing, but perhaps he shouldn't have worked into the seventh inning. He allowed a one-out single to Cody Bellinger before Tyler Rogers came on in relief. It was Rogers who gave up a three-run homer three batters later to spoil Gausman's chance for his first win of the year. The 29-year-old Gausman has a 4.05 ERA, 1.10 WHIP and 23 strikeouts over 20 innings this season. He'll next take the mound Saturday versus the Athletics.

Last 7 Games
DateOpponentResultWLSIPHERBBKS
04/07@ SDW 3-27.05115
04/01@ SEAL 7-86.22126
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Pitching Stats
SeasonTeamWLERAGGSCGSHOSVSVOINNHRERHRHBPBBSO
2021SF001.3222000013.772200311
2020SF333.621210000059.7502624801679
2019CIN395.7231170000102.3113716515532114
2018ATL10113.9231310000183.7189858026750148
2017BAL11124.6834340000186.7208999729571179
2016BAL9123.6130300000179.7183767228547174
2015BAL474.2525170000112.3109565317229103
2014BAL773.5720201000113.31114845713888
2013SEASON355.66205000247.7513030801349
Total50664.2201661002999.0102149346813825299945
More Pitching Stats
SeasonTeamIBBGOAOGO/AOSBCSPKBKWPAVGWHIPPAMB9
2021SF011180.6000001.1520.732506.59
2020SF048510.9000114.2211.1062459.96
2019CIN3871000.9000102.2821.41745113.19
2018ATL11991831.1000006.2641.30177612.05
2017BAL01821711.1000018.2831.49581613.69
2016BAL11791691.1000008.2621.28075711.77
2015BAL11171101.1000007.2511.22847011.22
2014BAL01131250.9000109.2601.31547611.91
2013SEASON249391.3000004.2761.34320112.08
Total89859661.0049183249.2641.321424212.12
Minor League Pitching Stats
YearTeamINNGPGSCGWLSVSOBBHERAWHIP
2012ASX-Aberdeen Ironbirds 6.02200005010.000.167
2012AFA-Frederick Keys 9.033001081106.001.222
2013AAA-Norfolk Tides 35.2870120339364.091.278
2013AA-Bowie Baysox 46.1880240495443.121.063
2014ASX-Aberdeen Ironbirds 2.01100001110.001.000
2014AAA-Norfolk Tides 43.1111101304418413.341.369
2015AFA-Frederick Keys 5.02200006021.800.400
2015AAA-Norfolk Tides 14.0330010146101.291.143
2015AA-Bowie Baysox 3.111001040411.611.290
2016AFA-Frederick Keys 3.11100108242.901.935
2016AAA-Norfolk Tides 5.21100109245.191.154
2016AA-Bowie Baysox 2.01100102140.002.500
2019AFA-Florida Fire Frogs 5.01100106155.401.200
2019AAX-Mississippi Braves 6.01100003030.000.500
2019AAA-Gwinnett Stripers 7.011001010162.571.000
 

Player Info

Height/Weight:
6-3/200
Birthdate:
01/06/1991
Age:
30
Hometown:
Centennial, CO
Bats/Throws:
L/R
Team:
San Francisco Giants
College:
LSU
MLB Experience:
6