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52 Zac Gallen SP

Miami Marlins

Fantasy Stats
Own%Start%
60%22%
Key Stats
IPW-LSVERAKsBB
22.10-203.632614
Pitching Summary
YearTeamWLERAGGSCGSHOSVSVOINNHRERHRHBPBBSO
2019MIA023.6355000022.119109201426

Player Updates

July 20, 2019 03:28 PM
Marlins' Zac Gallen: Suffers loss in Hollywood
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Gallen (0-2) allowed two runs (one earned) on three hits and four walks over 5.1 innings Friday. He struck out five and took the loss as the Marlins fell 2-1 to the Dodgers.

Gallen has walked 14 batters in 22.1 big-league innings this season across five appearances, a far cry from the dominant 112:17 K:BB he posted in 91.1 innings for Triple-A New Orleans. The 23-year-old has a 3.63 ERA and 1.48 WHIP for the Marlins, and he'll remain in search of his first win when he takes on the White Sox on Wednesday.

July 14, 2019 09:00 PM
Marlins' Zac Gallen: Walks five in no-decision
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Gallen allowed two runs on four hits with five walks and five strikeouts across five innings in a no-decision against the Mets on Saturday.

Through his first three starts, walks were a little issue but not a significant one for Gallen. On Saturday, it was a major problem, as he averaged one free pass per inning. Somehow though, none of those walks scored. It's still a small sample size, but Gallen now has 10 walks in 17 innings; one has to figure he can't continue this pace and experience success. He is 0-1 with a 4.24 ERA, 1.53 WHIP and 21 strikeouts over four starts. Gallen is scheduled to pitch on the road against the Dodgers next Friday.

July 13, 2019 09:48 AM
Marlins' Zac Gallen: Remains in rotation
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Gallen is scheduled to start Saturday's game against the Mets.

As promised, manager Don Mattingly pared down the Miami rotation from six to five men following the All-Star break, with Gallen and fellow rookie Jordan Yamamoto sticking as starters while Elieser Hernandez was sent to the bullpen. The decision should grant Gallen some temporary security, though he may need to deliver better surface results than he has through his first three turns to remain in the rotation for the entire second half. Gallen has submitted a 4.50 ERA and 1.42 WHIP through 12 innings, but a 2.87 FIP and 20.8 K-BB% offer a rosier picture of his performance.

July 5, 2019 07:12 PM
Marlins' Zac Gallen: Misses out on two-start week
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Gallen isn't scheduled to receive the start Sunday against the Mets with the Marlins set to add Caleb Smith (hip) to the rotation this weekend, Andre Fernandez of The Athletic reports.

Miami will close out the first half with a six-man rotation, as Smith is slated to return from the 10-day injured list to start Saturday in what will be his first outing with the big club since June 6, causing Gallen to miss out on a two-start week. Manager Don Mattingly has stated that he intends to pare down the rotation to five men following the All-Star break, with one of Gallen, Jordan Yamamoto or Elieser Hernandez expected to move to the bullpen or to Triple-A New Orleans. Through his first three big-league outings, Gallen has given up six runs on 12 hits and five walks while striking out 16 over 12 innings.

July 3, 2019 03:16 AM
Marlins' Zac Gallen: Leaves after second because of rain
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Gallen allowed two runs on three hits with one walk and two strikeouts across two innings during a no-decision against the Nationals on Tuesday.

The right-hander gave up a two-run homer in the first, and he didn't get to make up for that. Because of a rain delay, he left after the second inning. He avoided a second straight loss, but Gallen is 0-1 with a 4.50 ERA, 1.42 WHIP and 16 strikeouts in 12 innings this season. Assuming the Marlins don't move him up in the rotation because he only threw 37 pitches Tuesday night, Gallen will start again on Sunday at the Braves.

June 28, 2019 12:32 AM
Marlins' Zac Gallen: Whiffs eight
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Gallen (0-1) allowed three earned runs on four hits and two walks while striking eight across five innings to take the loss Wednesday against the Nationals.

Gallen cruised through five frames, with the only hit he surrendered coming on an infield single by Adam Eaton. However, he allowed three consecutive singles to begin the sixth inning before being lifted having allowed one earned run. He was ultimately charged with two additional runs after Wei-Yin Chen yielded a three-run homer, allowing the inherited runners to score. Though that soured Gallen's effort, he still generated 15 swinging strikes on 91 total pitches and didn't allow an extra-base hit. While dealing in a small sample, Gallen has lived up to the hype since earning the call to the major leagues, allowing four earned runs across 10 innings while whiffing 14. He'll look to keep things going in his next start, currently scheduled as a rematch against the Nationals on Tuesday.

June 21, 2019 02:52 PM
Marlins' Zac Gallen: Strong in big-league debut
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Gallen allowed one run on five hits and two walks while striking out six over five innings Thursday against the Cardinals. He didn't factor into the decision.

Gallen looked sharp in his first big-league action, though a high pitch count (99 pitches) forced him to exit the contest after five quality innings. His chief blemish of the night came in the fifth inning, when he allowed an RBI double to tie the game. Considering that Gallen turned in a solid performance, he should have a good chance to stick in the rotation while Pablo Lopez (shoulder) returns to health.

June 20, 2019 03:24 PM
Marlins' Zac Gallen: Promoted ahead of debut
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Gallen had his contract selected from Triple-A New Orleans ahead of his scheduled start against the Cardinals on Thursday, Jordan McPherson of the Miami Herald reports.

As expected, Gallen is set to make his big-league debut in place of the injured Pablo Lopez (shoulder). The 23-year-old right-hander was dominant through 14 starts with New Orleans prior to earning a promotion, compiling a 1.77 ERA, 0.71 WHIP and 112:17 K:BB in 91.1 innings. Gallen should have a good chance to stick in the rotation for more than one turn if he performs well Thursday. Jeff Brigham was optioned to Triple-A and Peter O'Brien was designated for assignment in a pair of corresponding roster moves.

June 19, 2019 04:52 PM
Marlins' Zac Gallen: Set for big-league debut
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Gallen will be promoted from Triple-A New Orleans to start Thursday's game against the Cardinals, Craig Mish of FNTSY reports.

Gallen is set to make his big-league debut after dominating in 14 starts for New Orleans, compiling a 1.77 ERA, 0.71 WHIP and 112:17 K:BB in 91.1 innings. The young right-hander will replace Pablo Lopez -- who is reportedly headed to the injured list with a shoulder injury -- in the rotation, and he should have a good chance to stick around if he holds his own.

June 10, 2019 11:08 PM
Marlins' Zac Gallen: Bypassed for big-league debut
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Gallen tossed five scoreless frames and struck out five in Triple-A New Orleans' 4-3 loss to Sacramento. He scattered three hits and a walk in the 79-pitch outing.

While Gallen turned in another dominant showing to lower his ERA to a microscopic 1.57 across 86 innings at Triple-A, those stashing him in season-long formats probably would have preferred that he was skipped for this start. Gallen's appearance Sunday officially rules him out from joining the big-league rotation Tuesday against the Cardinals, when the Marlins will first require a replacement for the injured Caleb Smith (hip). Instead, Elieser Hernandez, who was scratched ahead of his start Saturday for New Orleans, now looks like the top candidate to fill in for Smith. Gallen should get his shot in the Miami rotation before long, though it's difficult to predict when he might get the call for an organization that isn't competing for a playoff spot in 2019.

May 30, 2019 11:04 AM
Marlins' Zac Gallen: Still dominating for New Orleans
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Gallen gave up one run on four hits and two walks over 6.2 innings while striking out eight for Triple-A New Orleans on Wednesday.

The 23-year-old was simply too much for Pacific Coast League hitters once again -- Iowa didn't even get a runner into scoring position against Gallen until the sixth inning in this one. He's allowed more than two runs in a start only once in 11 trips to the mound this season, and he still struck out 10 batters in that outing. Gallen will continue biding his time at Triple-A until the Marlins make room for him in the big-league rotation, but his 1.70 ERA, 0.68 WHIP and 88:13 K:BB through 74 innings are clear evidence he has nothing left to prove in the minors.

May 18, 2019 09:40 AM
Marlins' Zac Gallen: Promotion doesn't seem imminent
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Gallen may have to wait for an injury or a trade to open up a spot in the Marlins' rotation before making his big-league debut, Joe Frisaro of MLB.com reports.

The right-hander has certainly earned a callup, posting a 1.16 ERA, 0.55 WHIP and 64:9 K:BB through 54.1 innings for Triple-A New Orleans, but Miami has used the same five starters all year so far and doesn't seem inclined to shake up that part of its roster. Gallen also isn't on the 40-man roster, although that's less of an obstacle than it might be in some other organizations given the Marlins' overall lack of talent. He'll continue to bide his time with the Baby Cakes for now.

May 14, 2019 11:20 AM
Marlins' Zac Gallen: Continues dominating PCL
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Gallen allowed two runs (one earned) on two hits and a walk over seven innings while striking out nine for Triple-A New Orleans on Monday.

The right-hander leads the Pacific Coast League in wins (five), ERA (1.16), WHIP (0.55) and strikeouts (64) as he continues to shoot up prospect rankings. Gallen is ready for the majors; the only question is when the Marlins will be ready to start his service-time clock.

May 9, 2019 10:28 AM
Marlins' Zac Gallen: Wins fifth straight for Baby Cakes
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Gallen allowed one run on two hits and three walks over seven innings while striking out seven for Triple-A New Orleans on Wednesday.

The right-hander has now won five straight starts for the Baby Cakes, and he's 6-for-7 on the year in delivering quality starts -- missing the seventh by just one out. Gallen boasts a 1.14 ERA, 0.57 WHIP and 55:8 K:BB through 47.1 innings and clearly has nothing left to prove in the minors, and while he would probably represent an immediate upgrade on Sandy Alcantara or even Jose Urena in the Miami rotation, the fact that Gallen's not on the 40-man roster complicates his chances of making a big-league debut any time soon.

April 29, 2019 09:24 AM
Marlins' Zac Gallen: Looks ready for majors
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Gallen won his third straight start for Triple-A New Orleans on Sunday, allowing two runs on two hits and a walk over eight innings while striking out seven,

Both runs scored on solo homers, but they were the first long balls Gallen has served up in 33.1 innings to begin the season -- an impressive feat considering the sky-high HR rate at Triple-A this year. The Marlins' No. 4 fantasy prospect has been brilliant for the Baby Cakes, posting a 0.81 ERA, 0.57 WHIP and 38:5 K:BB, and perhaps the only thing standing between Gallen and a promotion to Miami is the fact that he's not even on the 40-man roster yet.

April 12, 2019 12:04 PM
Marlins' Zac Gallen: Dominant to begin Triple-A season
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Gallen gave up a run on three hits while striking out eight over six innings for Triple-A New Orleans on Thursday.

Good as this start was, Gallen's first outing for the Baby Cakes was even better as he no-hit Round Rock over seven frames while fanning 11. The Marlins' No. 7 fantasy prospect improved his stock during spring training by showing improved velocity with his fastball, and he's carried that momentum forward into the regular season. Gallen isn't on the 40-man roster yet, so a big-league debut this season may not be in the cards for the 23-year-old, but if he keeps dominating at Triple-A he'll put himself in the Marlins' rotation plans for 2020.

Situational Stats
SituationIPWLERASVBBSO
vs Los Angeles 5.101 1.69045
vs LHB 10.100 6.100413
vs RHB 12.000 1.5001013
Last 7 Games
  OPP W L SV IP H ER BB Ks
6/20@STL0005.05126
6/26WAS0105.04328
7/2@WAS0002.03212
7/13NYM0005.04255
7/19@LAD0105.13145
Two Week Schedule
JULY
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L2-6
15
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SD
W12-7
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@LAD
L1-2
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@LAD
L6-10
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@LAD
L0-9
22
@CHW
8:10 pm
23
@CHW
8:10 pm
24
@CHW
8:10 pm
25
26
ARI
7:10 pm
27
ARI
6:10 pm
= probable start
Fantasy Points by Week
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Pitching Stats
YearTeamWLERAGGSCGSHOSVSVOINNHRERHRHBPBBSO
2019MIA02 3.63550000 22.119109201426
Total 02 3.63550000 22.119109201426
Batting Stats
YearTeamGABRHHRRBIBBSOSBCSOBPSLGAVG
2019MIA5811000400 .125 .125 .125
Total 5811000400 .125 .125 .125
Fielding Stats
YearTeamPosnGGSTCPOAEDPFLD%
2019MIAP55202001.000
Total  55202001.000
More Pitching Stats
YearTeamIBBGOAOGO/AOSBCSPKBKWPAVGPAMB9SLGRPF
2019MIA01228 0.4321001 .22499 13.3 .3410
Total 01228 0.4321001 .22499 13.3 .3410
Minor League Pitching Stats
YearTeamWLERAGGSCGSHOSVINNHRERHRHBPBBSO
2016R-GCL Cardinals00 1.8663001 9.272200015
2017AFA-Palm Beach Cardinals52 1.6299100 55.2441410101056
2017AAA-Memphis Redbirds11 3.4844000 20.2189823623
2017AA-Springfield Cardinal45 3.791313000 71.1763330821942
 
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Player Info

Height/Weight:
6-1/196
Birthdate:
8/3/1995
Age:
23
Hometown:
Gibbsboro, NJ
Bats/Throws:
R/R
Team:
Miami Marlins
College:
North Carolina
MLB Experience:
1