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65 Jake Junis SP

Kansas City Royals

Fantasy Stats
Own%Start%
69%34%
Key Stats
IPW-LSVERAKsBB
91.15-804.438324
Pitching Summary
YearTeamWLERAGGSCGSHOSVSVOINNHRERHRHBPBBSO
2017KC934.302016000098.110152471592580
2018KC584.431515000091.18845451962483

Player Updates

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Royals' Jakob Junis: Walks four in loss
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Junis (5-8) allowed three runs on five hits and four walks with four strikeouts through six innings in a loss Wednesday against the Rangers.

Junis managed to escape a bases loaded jab in the second inning with just one run allowed, a situation that looked like it could have made his night a lot worse, but the solo home run he allowed to Rougned Odor in the sixth inning put the end to his bid for a victory. Still, this was Junis's first quality start since June 3 after allowing six runs (including six home runs) over his previous two starts. Junis has a decent eight quality starts in 15 outings, but his propensity for blowups has him with just a 4.43 ERA. He'll make his next start Tuesday against Milwaukee.

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Royals' Jakob Junis: Allows six runs in loss Friday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Junis (5-7) allowed six runs on seven hits in a loss to the Astros on Friday, striking out three and walking one in 5.1 innings.

Junis surrendered three home runs in Friday's contest, the biggest one being a grand slam off the bat of Evan Gattis that knocked him out of the game. Junis has lost his last four consecutive starts despite having two quality starts in the span. The right-hander holds a respectable 79:20 K:BB in 85.1 innings, but he's surrendered 18 home runs on the year (which ties him for second-most allowed in the majors). He'll look to right the ship in his next start at home against the Rangers.

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Royals' Jakob Junis: Knocked around by A's
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Junis (5-6) was dealt the loss against Oakland on Friday, as he got knocked around for six earned runs on 10 hits over 5.1 innings, striking out five and walking one as the Royals lost 7-2.

Junis had fired two quality starts in a row coming into this contest, but he couldn't keep up the positive momentum, as the A's tagged with him with double-digit hits. He got off to a roaring start to the season with a 2.03 ERA over his first four starts, but he's cooled since then, as this rough outing brought his ERA up to 4.05 through 80 innings. That's closer to the 4.30 mark he put up over his 98.1 innings last year, so it would probably be wise to expect Junis to hover around that number as the season progresses. That said, if he can maintain the pace of his current 1.19 WHIP and 76:19 K:BB, he would continue to hold fantasy value even without an elite-level ERA.

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Royals' Jakob Junis: Strikes out nine in loss to A's
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Junis (5-5) allowed three runs on six hits and one walk across 7.1 innings while taking the loss against the A's on Sunday. He struck out nine.

Junis cruised through the first seven innings, allowing just one run while scattering baserunners. Things got away from him just a bit in the eighth, when he allowed a run prior to his removal and watched as the bullpen allowed another one of his men to cross. He still threw the ball quite well, setting a new season high in strikeouts while inducing 17 swinging strikes. Junis has now posted back-to-back quality starts and will take a solid 3.62 ERA into his next start against this same Oakland team.

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Royals' Jakob Junis: Strikes out seven in loss to Twins
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Junis (5-4) allowed three runs on six hits and four walks across six innings while taking the loss Monday against the Twins. He struck out seven.

Junis worked around trouble all day, taking a shutout into the fifth inning before surrendering a two-run home run to Miguel Sano. He stayed in the game for the sixth, but allowed another run on an RBI single from Brian Dozier before his day came to a close. While it wasn't pretty, this was Junis' first quality start over the last four and he's now tallied at least seven strikeouts in four of his last five. He'll take a 3.61 ERA into his next scheduled start Sunday against the Athletics.

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Situational Stats
SituationIPWLERASVBBSO
vs Houston 5.101 10.13013
vs LHB 40.000 2.9301232
vs RHB 51.100 5.6101251
Last 7 Games
  OPP W L SV IP H ER BB Ks
5/18NYY1005.17213
5/23@STL0005.05217
5/28MIN0106.06347
6/3OAK0107.16319
6/8@OAK0105.110615
6/15HOU0105.17613
6/20TEX0106.05344
Two Week Schedule
JUNE
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
17
Hou
L4-7
18
Tex
L3-6
19
Tex
L1-4
20
Tex
L2-3
21
22
@Hou
W1-0
23
@Hou
7:15 pm
24
@Hou
2:10 pm
25
LAA
4:15 pm
26
@Mil
8:10 pm
27
@Mil
2:10 pm
28
29
@Sea
10:10 pm
30
@Sea
10:10 pm
= probable start
Fantasy Points by Week
0
30

27

29

0
37

3

14

10

19

-3

-1

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Pitching Stats
YearTeamWLERAGGSCGSHOSVSVOINNHRERHRHBPBBSO
2017KC93 4.3020160000 98.110152471592580
2018KC58 4.4315150000 91.18845451962483
Total 1411 4.3735310000 189.21899792341549163
Batting Stats
YearTeamGABRHHRRBIBBSOSBCSOBPSLGAVG
2017KC20300000300 .000 .000 .000
2018KC15100000100 .000 .000 .000
Total 35400000400 .000 .000 .000
Fielding Stats
YearTeamPosnGGSTCPOAEDPFLD%
2017KCP2016115510 .909
2018KCP1515918001.000
Total  35312061310 .950
More Pitching Stats
YearTeamIBBGOAOGO/AOSBCSPKBKWPAVGPAMB9SLGRPF
2017KC195112 0.8824013 .264422 12.4 .4400
2018KC176111 0.7231004 .248388 11.6 .4540
Total 2171223 0.8055017 .256810 12.0 .4460
Minor League Pitching Stats
YearTeamWLERAGGSCGSHOSVINNHRERHRHBPBBSO
2012R-Burlington Royals22 4.1576000 34.239201625522
2013R-Idaho Falls Chukars26 7.391313000 59.28559491351755
2014AFX-Lexington Legends98 4.302622000136.01367465161038109
2015AFA-Wilmington Blue Rock511 3.642626000155.2145716311629123
2015AA-Northwest Arkansas N01 9.0011000 4.07540113
2016AAA-Omaha Storm Chasers13 7.2066000 30.039242464726
2016AA-Northwest Arkansas N97 3.252121000119.0110484312627117
2017AAA-Omaha Storm Chasers35 2.921212000 71.0612423621586
 
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Player Info

Height/Weight:
6-2/225
Birthdate:
9/16/1992
Age:
25
Hometown:
Sterling, IL
Bats/Throws:
R/R
Team:
Kansas City Royals
College:

MLB Experience:
2