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Kyle Gibson

27-Year-Old Pitcher – Minnesota Twins

2014 Stats

W-L

13-12

ERA

4.47

WHIP

1.31

K

107

SV

0

2015 RotoWire Projections

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2015 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

Gibson's first full season in the majors was an uneven affair as he showed glimpses of becoming a mainstay in the rotation while also having many ugly outings. He had a 1.42 ERA in his 13 wins, but a ...

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LEAGUE: Majors   40 MAN: YES   BATS: R   THROWS: R   HT: 6' 6"   WT: 216   DOB: 10/23/1987   BORN: Greenfield, IN   COLLEGE: Missouri   DRAFTED: 1st Rd    Show ContractHide Contract

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Kyle Gibson Contract Information:

Signed a contract in Aug. 2009 that includes a $1.8 million signing bonus.

September 28, 2014  –  Kyle Gibson News

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Gibson surrendered four hits and three earned runs while striking out six and walking three over 7.1 innings versus Detroit on Sunday.

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Kyle Gibson Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm G GS SH IP H ER HR K BB W L SV BS HLD ERA WHIP
2010 22 A+ FOR 3 7 1 43.1 33 9 2 40 12 4 1 0 0 0 1.87 1.04
2010 22 AA NEW 3 16 0 93.0 90 38 5 77 22 7 5 0 0 0 3.68 1.20
2010 22 AAA ROC 3 3 0 15.2 12 3 0 9 5 0 0 0 0 0 1.72 1.12
2011 23 AAA ROC 18 18 0 95.1 109 51 11 91 27 3 8 0 0 0 4.81 1.43
2012 24 A+ FOR 2 2 0 7.0 6 2 1 7 1 0 0 0 0 0 2.57 1.00
2012 24 R GUL 2 7 0 14.2 9 4 1 16 4 0 0 0 0 0 2.45 0.92
2012 24 AAA ROC 2 2 0 6.2 11 7 1 10 1 0 2 0 0 0 9.45 1.94
2013 25 AAA ROC 17 17 2 101.2 85 33 5 87 33 7 5 0 0 0 2.92 1.17
2013 25 MAJ MIN 10 10 0 51.0 69 37 7 29 20 2 4 0 0 0 6.53 1.75
2014 26 MAJ MIN 31 31 0 179.3 178 89 12 107 57 13 12 0 0 0 4.47 1.31
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3-Year Averages     20 20 0 115.2 123 63 9 68 38 7 8 0 0 0 4.92 1.40

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Kyle Gibson Game Log    (View Full Game Log)
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DATE OPP IP H R ER HR BB K HBP WP CG W-L SV BS HLD ERA WHIP
Sep. 28 @Det 7.3 4 3 3 1 3 6 0 0 0 L 0 0 0 4.47 1.31
Sep. 23 Ari 7.0 7 1 1 0 0 8 0 1 0 W 0 0 0 4.50 1.33
Sep. 17 Det 6.0 7 4 4 0 3 3 0 0 0 W 0 0 0 4.64 1.34
Sep. 11 @Cle 3.0 7 7 7 2 2 0 0 0 0 L 0 0 0 4.58 1.33
Sep. 4 LAA 7.0 7 4 4 0 2 1 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 4.27 1.29
Aug. 30 @Bal 5.0 4 1 1 0 3 6 0 2 0 - 0 0 0 4.23 1.30
Aug. 24 Det 4.7 8 5 5 0 4 5 1 1 0 L 0 0 0 4.31 1.29
Aug. 19 Cle 5.3 8 5 5 1 1 4 0 1 0 - 0 0 0 4.13 1.25
Aug. 13 @Hou 7.7 6 1 1 0 2 4 0 1 0 W 0 0 0 3.96 1.23
Aug. 8 @Oak 5.0 5 6 5 0 5 3 0 0 0 L 0 0 0 4.13 1.24
Aug. 3 @CWS 7.0 6 3 3 1 0 6 0 0 0 W 0 0 0 3.93 1.21
Jul. 29 @KC 7.0 2 0 0 0 2 7 0 0 0 W 0 0 0 3.94 1.23
Last 14 Days
3 Games:  Avg. 6.8 IP/G
20.3 18 8 8 1 6 17 0 1 0 2-1 0 0 0 3.54 1.18
Last 30 Days
6 Games:  Avg. 5.9 IP/G
35.3 36 20 20 3 13 24 0 3 0 2-2 0 0 0 5.09 1.39
Last 60 Days
12 Games:  Avg. 6.0 IP/G
72.0 71 40 39 5 27 53 1 6 0 5-4 0 0 0 4.88 1.36

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Kyle Gibson Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR BAA
20144033635982143.268
2013143131542503.341

Vs. Right

Year Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR BAA
2014354712280909.245
20139516527604.307

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Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP
201479.3640442524.201.39
201323.312014618.102.14

Away

Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP
2014100.07806332104.681.25
201327.7120151465.201.41
Kyle Gibson Advanced Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm G GS IP K/9 BB/9 K/BB HR/9 GB/FB Ratio Strand % Fastball ERA FIP BABIP
2010 22 A+ FOR 3 7 43.1 8.35 2.51 3.33 0.42 83.7% 1.87 2.92 .275
2010 22 AA NEW 3 16 93.0 7.45 2.13 3.50 0.48 69.2% 3.68 3.08 .315
2010 22 AAA ROC 3 3 15.2 5.33 2.96 1.80 0.00 82.4% 1.72 3.20 .262
2011 23 AAA ROC 18 18 95.1 8.61 2.56 3.37 1.04 68% 4.81 3.67 .356
2012 24 A+ FOR 2 2 7.0 9.00 1.29 7.00 1.29 83.3% 2.57 3.91 .282
2012 24 R GUL 2 7 14.2 10.14 2.54 4.00 0.63 75% 2.45 2.71 .250
2012 24 AAA ROC 2 2 6.2 14.52 1.45 10.00 1.45 45.5% 9.45 2.55 .572
2013 25 AAA ROC 17 17 101.2 7.74 2.93 2.64 0.44 75.2% 2.92 3.10 .287
2013 25 MAJ MIN 10 10 51.0 5.12 3.53 1.45 1.24 1.84 63.4% 92.1 MPH 6.53 5.32 .351
2014 26 MAJ MIN 31 31 179.3 5.37 2.86 1.88 0.60 2.32 65.5% 91.3 MPH 4.47 3.86 .294
2015 RotoWire Projections     Subscribe now to see our 2015 projections for Kyle Gibson
3-Year Averages     20 20 115.2 5.31 2.97 1.79 0.70 64.5% 4.92 4.02 .307

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2014 Stat Review for Kyle Gibson    As compared to the top 100 starting pitchers in 2014 (min 145 in)

K/BB/HR Stats

A collection of stats that measure different skills.

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1.88 K/BB
TERRIBLE
5.37 K/9
TERRIBLE
2.86 BB/9
WEAK
91.3 MPH Fastball
WEAK
0.6 HR/9
GREAT
2.32 GB/FB Ratio
EXTREME GROUNDBALLER
ERA/WHIP/FIP

A few general measures of a pitcher's effectiveness.

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4.47 ERA
POOR
1.31 WHIP
WEAK
3.86 FIP
WEAK
BABIP/Strand

Balls in play avg. and % of runners left stranded.

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.294 BABIP
AVERAGE
65.5% Strand Rate
LOW

2015 Projected Stats Breakdown for Kyle Gibson

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Kyle Gibson: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Gibson pitched seven solid innings, allowing just one run on seven hits with no walks, while striking out eight in a win over the Diamondbacks on Tuesday.

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Gibson picked up his 12th win of the season Wednesday, allowing four runs on seven hits with three walks and three strikeouts in six innings versus the Tigers.

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Gibson (11-11) was slammed for seven runs on seven hits and two walks in just three innings Thursday against Cleveland.

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Gibson will not make his scheduled start Wednesday night due to the postponement of Wednesday's game against the Indians.

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Gibson was tagged for four runs on seven hits and two walks over seven innings Thursday against the Angels. He struck out just one batter.

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Gibson gave up just one run over five innings with six strikeouts and three walks but got a no decision in Saturday's loss to Baltimore.

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Gibson gave up eight hits and five earned runs in 4.2 innings and took the loss against Detroit on Sunday.

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Gibson pitched just 5.1 innings Tuesday against the Indians, allowing five runs on eight hits and one walk while striking out four batters in the no-decision.

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Gibson gave up five runs over 5.1 innings with four strikeouts and one walk in Tuesday's loss to Cleveland.

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Gibson held the Astros to one run over 7.2 innings Wednesday, picking up his 11th victory of the season.

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Gibson (10-9) suffered the loss on Friday against the Athletics as he gave up six runs (five earned) on five hits in five innings, while giving away five free passes.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

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2014

Gibson's first full season back from Tommy John surgery was a mixed bag as he had a strong season at Triple-A with a 2.92 ERA and 87:33 K:BB ratio in 101.2 innings, but struggled in his first test in the majors with a 6.53 ERA and 29:20 K:BB in 51 innings (5.1 K/9). While the 2009 first-round draft pick has been regarded as one of Minnesota's top pitching prospects, he's never had an overwhelming strikeout rate (8.0 K/9 in the minors) or velocity (92.1 average mph fastball in the majors), which may limit his upside. Still, he's likely to improve in his second full season after Tommy John surgery. He'll be a candidate for a spot in the Minnesota rotation in spring training.

2013

Gibson, Minnesota's 2009 first-round draft pick, spent last summer working his way back from September 2011 Tommy John surgery. He made 13 minor league starts, including two at Triple-A in September. He then had a decent showing in the Arizona Fall League with a 5.40 ERA and 28:8 K:BB in 23.1 innings (He began 3-0 with a 0.69 ERA, but struggled in his last three starts). Gibson has a strong chance to win a spot in the Twins' rotation, but it sounds like he may start the season in the minors or the bullpen as the Twins have said they plan to limit his workload to 130 or 140 innings. With three above-average pitches and excellent control, Gibson could quickly ascend to the top of Minnesota's rotation, but his upside may be limited because he has never had outstanding strikeout rates in the minors.

2012

Gibson, Minnesota's 2009 first-round draft pick, will miss the 2012 season after undergoing Tommy John surgery. He may have been part of Minnesota's rotation as early as 2012 after he started the season with a 3.79 ERA and 74:17 K:BB ratio through 71.1 innings at Triple-A. However, he faded after June and was sidelined with a sore elbow that later required surgery. When healthy, he has three above average pitches and excellent control.

2011

Gibson, Minnesota's 2009 first-round draft pick, jumped from High-A to Triple-A last season. He could contend for a spot in Minnesota's starting rotation in spring training, but likely begins the season at Triple-A and gets called up after a few months. The 2009 first-round draft pick has three above average pitches and excellent control. He could be an impact fantasy pitcher in 2011.

2010

Gibson, Minnesota's 2009 first-round draft pick, didn't play last summer due to a stress fracture in his forearm. He was able to return for Minnesota's instructional league and is expected to be ready for spring training. He has three above average pitches and excellent control, so the college pitcher could advance rapidly after an expected start at Low-A Beloit.