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56 Spencer Turnbull SP

Detroit Tigers

Fantasy Stats
Own%Start%
25%12%
Key Stats
IPW-LSVERAKsBB
115.23-1204.0510947
Pitching Summary
YearTeamWLERAGGSCGSHOSVSVOINNHRERHRHBPBBSO
2018DET026.0643000016.117111110415
2019DET3124.052330000115.21136152121147109

Player Updates

August 21, 2019 10:08 AM
Tigers' Spencer Turnbull: Roughed up by Astros
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Turnbull (3-12) allowed five runs on six hits over three innings to take the loss Tuesday against the Astros. He walked three and struck out three.

Pitching against a tough Houston lineup at Minute Maid Park is no easy feat, and Turnbull struggled from the start, allowing five runs in the first two innings. The righty has slowed down a bit over his last 10 appearances, posting a 5.73 ERA across 44 innings as his season ERA has climbed to 4.05. Turnbull faces another tall task in his next outing, which is scheduled for Sunday against the Twins on the road.

August 16, 2019 04:04 AM
Tigers' Spencer Turnbull: Strikes out eight in loss
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Turnbull (3-11) allowed three runs on six hits with two walks and eight strikeouts across five innings while taking a loss against the Mariners on Thursday.

Although it wasn't one of his best outings, Turnbull still pitched pretty well and yet again got tagged with a defeat. This is the sixth time since the beginning of June where Turnbull allowed three or fewer runs but took a loss. His other numbers -- 3.75 ERA, 1.34 WHIP and 106 strikeouts in 112.2 innings -- are better than his record indicates. Turnbull will pitch next at the Astros on Tuesday.

August 11, 2019 01:16 AM
Tigers' Spencer Turnbull: Pitches well but takes loss
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Turnbull (3-10) allowed just two runs on three hits and a walk across six innings but was saddled with the loss in Saturday's game against the Royals. He struck out three.

Turnbull pitched well enough to win, but the Detroit offense was lackluster in a 7-0 loss. The righty has a solid 3.68 ERA, though the lack of consistent run support has led to the disappointing 3-10 record. Nonetheless, Turnbull has had a good season and should remain in the rebuilding team's plans moving forward. The Tigers did announce recently that they plan to limit Turnbull's innings the rest of the way, so his fantasy value could take a hit. As of now, he's scheduled to take the hill again Friday against the Rays.

August 10, 2019 11:40 PM
Tigers' Spencer Turnbull: Approaching innings limit
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Turnbull is nearing his innings limit and may piggyback starts with Daniel Norris to close the season, Chris McCosky of The Detroit News reports.

Turnbull has thrown 105.1 innings this season, still well below his 135.2 total innings from 2018. While it makes sense the team would try to protect the 26-year-old from being overworked, it would be a bit surprising to see them cut his work far short of 150 innings with an eye toward a full workload in 2020.

August 5, 2019 11:52 PM
Tigers' Spencer Turnbull: Early exit in return from IL
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Turnbull didn't factor into the decision in Monday's 7-4 loss to the White Sox, allowing two runs on two hits and three walks over three innings while striking out seven.

The right-hander was limited to 76 pitches (46 strikes) in his return from a back strain, but Turnbull still managed to post his best strikeout total since late May. Assuming he has no setbacks, he'll take a 3.72 ERA and 95:41 K:BB through 101.2 innings into his next start Saturday, at home against the Royals.

August 5, 2019 06:04 PM
Tigers' Spencer Turnbull: Activated ahead of start
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Turnbull (back) was reinstated from the 10-day injured list ahead of his scheduled start Monday against the White Sox.

Turnbull recorded a solid 3.65 ERA in 19 starts prior to landing on the injured list in late July with a back strain. Both his 20.5 percent strikeout rate and his 8.9 percent walk rate are slightly worse than average, hinting at some possible regression, but neither number is particularly poor. According to Evan Woodbery of MLive.com, the Tigers will ease the right-hander back into action, limiting him to around 70 pitches Monday. Jordan Zimmermann (neck) landed on the 10-day injured list in a corresponding move.

August 4, 2019 07:12 PM
Tigers' Spencer Turnbull: Returning Monday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Turnbull (back) will be activated from the 10-day injured list to start Monday's game against the White Sox, Chris McCosky of The Detroit News reports.

Turnbull was expected to make one more rehab outing before being reinstated, though it appears the Tigers have changed their plans for the right-hander. He's been on the shelf since July 20 due to an upper-back strain. Eduardo Jimenez was optioned to Triple-A Toledo in a corresponding move.

August 2, 2019 05:28 PM
Tigers' Spencer Turnbull: Making one more rehab start
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Turnbull (back) is scheduled to make one more rehab start before being activated from the 10-day injured list, Chris McCosky of The Detroit News reports.

Turnbull looked sharp in his last outing, allowing just one hit over 3.2 scoreless innings while fanning seven against Triple-A Louisville on Tuesday. He'll need to prove his health in one more rehab appearance before rejoining the big-league club, however.

July 30, 2019 02:12 PM
Tigers' Spencer Turnbull: Rehab stint on tap
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Turnbull (back) will begin a rehab assignment with Triple-A Toledo on Tuesday.

Turnbull has been on the shelf since July 18 due to a back strain, but he's been deemed ready to embark on a minor-league stint. Considering he's been on the injured list for less than two weeks, this may be his only rehab appearance before being reinstated.

July 20, 2019 10:20 PM
Tigers' Spencer Turnbull: Moves to IL with back strain
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

The Tigers placed Turnbull on the 10-day injured list Saturday with an upper-back strain.

According to Chris McCosky of The Detroit News, Turnbull picked up the injury while working out Friday, but it's not believed the setback is a major concern for the rookie. Manager Ron Gardenhire recently suggested that Turnbull's innings would be monitored more carefully in the second half anyway, so the IL move will at least offer the benefit of meeting that goal. Gregory Soto was recalled from Triple-A Toledo to take Turnbull's spot on the active roster, but it's expected that Tyler Alexander will be recalled from Toledo to replace the righty in Detroit's rotation Sunday against the Blue Jays.

July 18, 2019 05:16 PM
Tigers' Spencer Turnbull: Will run into innings limit
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Turnbull will run into an innings limit at some point in the second half, Evan Woodbery of MLive.com reports.

Manager Ron Gardenhire didn't give a specific innings total or date at which Turnbull would be shut down, but it makes sense for the Tigers to be cautious with their young arms in a season in which they aren't close to the playoff race. Turnbull threw 135.2 innings last year and is at 98.2 so far this season.

July 18, 2019 01:36 PM
Tigers' Spencer Turnbull: Posts quality start in loss
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Turnbull (3-9) gave up three runs on six hits and one walk while striking out three through six innings to take the loss against the Indians on Wednesday.

Turnbull gave up two runs in the third inning but limited the damage until he gave up a leadoff double in the seventh inning that ended his outing. This was a welcome sight for Turnbull, considering he hadn't delivered a quality start since June 11. The 26-year-old has a 3.65 ERA with an 8 K/9 and a 3.5 BB/9 through 19 starts this season. Turnbull will make his next start Tuesday against the Phillies at Comerica Park.

July 13, 2019 05:16 AM
Tigers' Spencer Turnbull: Roughed up in return
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Turnbull didn't factor into the decision in Friday's 8-5 loss to the Royals, giving up five runs (four earned) on four hits and three walks over three innings while striking out one.

Making his return to the rotation from a bout of shoulder fatigue, Turnbull didn't appear to have been helped much by his time off, throwing 32 of 56 pitches for strikes before making a quick exit. The right-hander will carry a 3.59 ERA and 85:37 K:BB through 92.2 innings into his next start Wednesday in Cleveland.

July 12, 2019 12:16 PM
Tigers' Spencer Turnbull: Activated and starting Friday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Turnbull (shoulder) was activated from the 10-day injured list Friday to start against the Royals.

Turnbull missed his last scheduled start in late June with shoulder fatigue, but he's good to go following some time off over the All-Star break. He'll look to build on his strong 3.31 ERA in the second half.

June 29, 2019 12:48 PM
Tigers' Spencer Turnbull: Moves to injured list
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Turnbull was placed on the 10-day injured list Friday with right shoulder fatigue.

Turnbull was removed from Thursday's start after two innings due to the shoulder fatigue and will require at least 10 days to get healthy. The 26-year-old already had an MRI come back clean, so he appears to have avoided any structural damage. Turnbull will have some additional time to recover since he can't be activated until after the All-Star break.

June 27, 2019 04:52 PM
Tigers' Spencer Turnbull: Dealing with shoulder fatigue
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Turnbull was removed from Thursday's game against the Rangers due to right shoulder fatigue, Cody Stavenhagen of The Athletic reports. Prior to exiting, Turnbull (3-8) allowed one run on one hit and one walk across two innings, striking out three while taking the loss.

Turnbull said he didn't feel any pain during the outing, but the Tigers decided to remove him after noticing his fastball velocity was down. The right-hander promptly underwent an MRI, which cleared him of any structural damage. Turnbull will be reevaluated Friday, at which point his status for his next start -- which is scheduled to come on the road against the White Sox next week -- should clear up. It's worth noting that manager Ron Gardenhire didn't rule out a trip to the injured list, per Stavenhagen.

June 23, 2019 08:16 AM
Tigers' Spencer Turnbull: Takes seventh loss
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Turnbull allowed two runs on six hits with two walks and four strikeouts across five innings while taking a loss against the Indians on Saturday.

The 26-year-old pitched much better than he did in his last outing, but it still resulted in a loss. Bad luck has been common for him, as Turnbull has allowed more than three earned runs just once in his last five starts but is 1-3 during that stretch. Overall, he is 3-7 with a 3.29 ERA, 1.35 WHIP and 81 strikeouts in 87.2 innings this season. He will look to earn his fourth victory at home against the Nationals on Friday.

June 16, 2019 06:08 PM
Tigers' Spencer Turnbull: Handed sixth loss
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Turnbull (3-6) allowed six runs on 10 hits and two walks while striking out four over five innings Sunday in a loss to the Indians.

Turnbull found trouble right from the start, surrendering a run in the first inning followed by three runs in the third and two more in the fourth. He would exit with a 6-0 deficit after hurling 92 pitches. The 26-year-old right-hander was unable to build off a quality start his last time out, but he still owns a solid 3.27 ERA with 77 strikeouts over 82.2 innings this season.

June 12, 2019 01:28 PM
Tigers' Spencer Turnbull: Looks good in no-decision
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Turnbull tossed six scoreless innings but did not factor into the decision in Tuesday's 3-2 loss to the Royals. He allowed four hits and two walks while striking out five.

Turnbull departed after his six stellar innings with a 2-0 lead, but the Royals promptly scored once in the seventh and twice in the eighth to saddle the righty with a no-decision. Run support has been lacking for Turnbull, as he's allowed just three runs in his last two starts combined (11 innings pitched), but the Tigers scored a total of two runs in those games. As a result, the 26-year-old is carrying a 2.78 ERA though he only has a 3-5 record to show for it. Turnbull will look for some better luck in his next start, which is scheduled for Sunday against Cleveland.

June 6, 2019 06:08 PM
Tigers' Spencer Turnbull: Takes loss Wednesday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Turnbull (3-5) allowed three runs on five hits and three walks over five innings to take the loss Wednesday against the Rays. He struck out four.

Turnbull was decent but got no run support, as Charlie Morton and Oliver Drake combined to shut out the Tigers. The 26-year-old righty has been mostly solid this year, posting a 3.01 ERA and 68 strikeouts across 71.2 innings of work. However, Detroit's anemic offense caps Turnbull's potential. He'll look for a little more run support and his fourth win in his next start Tuesday against the Royals.

Situational Stats
SituationIPWLERASVBBSO
vs Minnesota 5.200 3.18046
vs LHB 56.000 3.8602646
vs RHB 59.200 4.2202163
Last 7 Games
  OPP W L SV IP H ER BB Ks
6/27TEX0102.01113
7/12@KC0003.04431
7/17@CLE0106.06313
8/5CHW0003.02237
8/10KC0106.03213
8/15SEA0105.06328
8/20@HOU0103.06533
Two Week Schedule
AUGUST
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
18
@TB
L4-5
19
@HOU
L4-5
20
@HOU
L3-6
21
@HOU
W2-1
22
@HOU
L3-6
23
@MIN
8:10 pm
24
@MIN
7:10 pm
25
@MIN
2:10 pm
26
27
CLE
7:10 pm
28
CLE
7:10 pm
29
CLE
1:10 pm
30
MIN
7:10 pm
31
MIN
6:10 pm
= probable start
Fantasy Points by Week
18

-3

19

14

42

9

2

12

22

0
11

1

0
0
6

0
0
16

3

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Pitching Stats
YearTeamWLERAGGSCGSHOSVSVOINNHRERHRHBPBBSO
2018DET02 6.06430000 16.117111110415
2019DET312 4.0523230000 115.21136152121147109
Total 314 4.3027260000 132.01307263131151124
Batting Stats
YearTeamGABRHHRRBIBBSOSBCSOBPSLGAVG
2018DET4200000100 .000 .000 .000
2019DET23810000700 .000 .000 .000
Total 281010000800 .000 .000 .000
Fielding Stats
YearTeamPosnGGSTCPOAEDPFLD%
2018DETP43413001.000
2019DETP23231761011 .941
Total  27262171311 .952
More Pitching Stats
YearTeamIBBGOAOGO/AOSBCSPKBKWPAVGPAMB9SLGRPF
2018DET01914 1.4300011 .26269 11.6 .3540
2019DET112699 1.36142008 .255505 13.3 .4060
Total 1145113 1.37142019 .256574 13.1 .4000
Minor League Pitching Stats
YearTeamWLERAGGSCGSHOSVINNHRERHRHBPBBSO
2014ASX-Connecticut Tigers02 4.451111000 28.1311614111419
2014R-Gcl Tigers00 3.0011000 3.02111014
2015AFX-West Michigan Whitec113 3.012222100116.210645390752106
2016AFA-Lakeland Flying Tige11 3.0066000 30.0241210111027
2016R-GCL Tigers West01 3.3844000 10.23440057
2016R-GCL Tigers East00 7.3622000 3.24332015
2017AFA-Lakeland Flying Tige73 3.051515000 82.2683028362564
2017AA-Erie SeaWolves03 6.2044000 20.122161413822
2017R-GCL Tigers West00 4.0022000 9.085400216
 
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Player Info

Height/Weight:
6-3/211
Birthdate:
9/18/1992
Age:
26
Hometown:
Demopolis, AL
Bats/Throws:
R/R
Team:
Detroit Tigers
College:
Alabama
MLB Experience:
2