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Kevin Gausman

26-Year-Old Pitcher – Baltimore Orioles

2017 Stats

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1-2

ERA

7.50

WHIP

2.04

K

17

SV

0

2017 Preseason Projections

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2017 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

Gausman was essentially the same exact pitcher in the 2015 and 2016 with a nine percent difference in strand rate accounting for the ERA drop. He also added 67 innings for a career-high 180. Despite a...

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2017 ADP:  142.32

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LEAGUE: Majors   40 MAN: YES   BATS: L   THROWS: R   HT: 6' 3"   WT: 190   DOB: 1/6/1991   BORN: Centennial, CO   COLLEGE: LSU   DRAFTED: 1st Rd    Show ContractHide Contract

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Kevin Gausman Contract Information:

Signed a one-year, $3.45 million arbitration contract with the Orioles in February of 2017.

April 18, 2017  –  Kevin Gausman News

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Gausman (1-1) lasted just 2.2 innings in Cincinnati on Tuesday, giving up eight runs on eight hits and three walks.

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Kevin Gausman 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
2012 21 A FRE 3 3 0 9.0 10 6 3 8 1 0 1 0 0 0 6.00 1.22
2012 21 A ABE 3 2 0 6.0 1 0 0 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 0.17
2013 22 AA BOW 8 8 0 46.1 44 16 3 49 5 2 4 0 0 0 3.11 1.06
2013 22 AAA NOR 8 7 0 35.2 36 16 1 33 9 1 2 0 0 0 4.04 1.28
2013 22 MAJ BAL 20 5 0 47.7 51 30 8 49 13 3 5 0 2 2 5.66 1.34
2014 23 A ABE 1 1 0 2.0 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 1.00
2014 23 AAA NOR 11 11 0 43.1 41 16 5 44 18 1 3 0 0 0 3.32 1.37
2014 23 MAJ BAL 20 20 0 113.3 111 45 7 88 38 7 7 0 0 0 3.57 1.31
2015 24 A FRE 2 2 0 5.0 2 1 1 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.80 0.40
2015 24 AA BOW 1 1 0 3.1 4 4 2 4 0 0 1 0 0 0 10.80 1.29
2015 24 AAA NOR 3 3 0 14.0 10 2 2 14 6 0 1 0 0 0 1.29 1.14
2015 24 MAJ BAL 25 17 0 112.3 109 53 17 103 29 4 7 0 0 1 4.25 1.23
2016 25 A FRE 1 1 0 3.1 4 1 0 8 2 0 1 0 0 0 2.70 1.94
2016 25 AA BOW 1 1 0 2.0 4 0 0 2 1 0 1 0 0 0 0.00 2.50
2016 25 AAA NOR 1 1 0 5.2 4 3 0 9 2 0 1 0 0 0 4.76 1.15
2016 25 MAJ BAL 30 30 0 179.7 183 72 28 174 47 9 12 0 0 0 3.61 1.28
2017 26 MAJ BAL 5 5 0 24.0 34 20 4 17 15 1 2 0 0 0 7.50 2.04
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3-Year Averages     25 22 0 135.1 134 56 17 121 38 6 8 0 0 0 3.73 1.27
Career  (View All)     100 77 0 477.0 488 220 64 431 142 24 33 0 4.15 1.32

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Kevin Gausman Game Log    (View Full Game Log)
# of Team Games To Display:    Show 14Show 14    Show 30Show 30    Show 60Show 60
DATE OPP IP H R ER HR BB K HBP WP CG W-L SV BS HLD ERA WHIP
Apr. 23 Bos 5.3 8 5 5 3 3 4 0 0 0 L 0 0 0 7.50 2.04
Apr. 18 @Cin 2.7 8 8 8 1 3 2 1 0 0 L 0 0 0 7.23 2.04
Apr. 13 @Tor 6.0 5 1 1 0 2 3 0 0 0 W 0 0 0 3.94 1.69
Apr. 8 NYY 4.7 8 4 4 0 3 4 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 5.40 2.00
Apr. 3 Tor 5.3 5 2 2 0 4 4 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 3.38 1.69
Last 14 Games (Team)
4 Games Pitched:  Avg. 4.7 IP/G
18.7 29 18 18 4 11 13 1 0 0 1-2 0 0 0 8.68 2.14
Last 30 Games (Team)
5 Games Pitched:  Avg. 4.8 IP/G
24.0 34 20 20 4 15 17 1 0 0 1-2 0 0 0 7.50 2.04
Last 60 Games (Team)
5 Games Pitched:  Avg. 4.8 IP/G
24.0 34 20 20 4 15 17 1 0 0 1-2 0 0 0 7.50 2.04

Kevin Gausman Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR BAA
2017474714201.350
201634382177515111.232
20152476218511505.226

Vs. Right

Year Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR BAA
20177313820403.317
2016414923010816017.288
201522341115814112.279

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Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP
201715.3010121036.462.02
201677.76206517102.671.11
201553.3310521272.191.01

Away

Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP
20178.71105519.352.08
2016102.0310010930184.321.41
201559.01605117106.101.42
Kevin Gausman 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
2012 21 A FRE 3 3 9.0 8.00 1.00 8.00 3.00 62.5% 6.00 6.09 .287
2012 21 A ABE 3 2 6.0 7.50 0.00 0.00 0.00 100% 0.00 1.53 .077
2013 22 AA BOW 8 8 46.1 9.57 0.98 9.80 0.59 71.7% 3.11 2.44 .336
2013 22 AAA NOR 8 7 35.2 8.44 2.30 3.67 0.26 65.9% 4.04 2.55 .346
2013 22 MAJ BAL 20 5 47.7 9.25 2.45 3.77 1.51 1.36 60.7% 95.9 MPH 5.66 4.14 .335
2014 23 A ABE 1 1 2.0 4.50 4.50 1.00 0.00 100% 0.00 3.70 .177
2014 23 AAA NOR 11 11 43.1 9.19 3.76 2.44 1.04 79.6% 3.32 3.92 .317
2014 23 MAJ BAL 20 20 113.3 6.99 3.02 2.32 0.56 1.29 73.2% 94.8 MPH 3.57 3.48 .310
2015 24 A FRE 2 2 5.0 10.80 0.00 0.00 1.80 100% 1.80 3.40 .110
2015 24 AA BOW 1 1 3.1 11.61 0.00 0.00 5.81 0% 10.80 9.01 .297
2015 24 AAA NOR 3 3 14.0 9.00 3.86 2.33 1.29 100% 1.29 4.34 .239
2015 24 MAJ BAL 25 17 112.3 8.25 2.32 3.55 1.36 1.39 70.2% 95.3 MPH 4.25 4.16 .301
2016 25 A FRE 1 1 3.1 23.23 5.81 4.00 0.00 83.3% 2.70 -0.03 .844
2016 25 AA BOW 1 1 2.0 9.00 4.50 2.00 0.00 100% 0.00 2.70 .524
2016 25 AAA NOR 1 1 5.2 15.58 3.46 4.50 0.00 50% 4.76 0.89 .414
2016 25 MAJ BAL 30 30 179.7 8.72 2.35 3.70 1.40 1.45 78.2% 94.7 MPH 3.61 4.16 .318
2017 26 MAJ BAL 5 5 24.0 6.38 5.63 1.13 1.50 1.90 64.4% 95.2 MPH 7.50 5.95 .372
Today's Projections     0 0 .0 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0% 0.00 0.00 .000
Next 7 Days     0 1 5.9 7.49 2.78 2.70 1.29 73% 4.03 4.32 .292
Rest Of Season     0 28 165.4 7.32 2.79 2.62 1.63 74% 4.19 4.86 .280
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3-Year Averages     25 22 135.1 8.06 2.53 3.18 1.13 74.8% 3.73 3.89 .310
Career     100 77 477.0 8.13 2.68 3.04 1.21 72.4% 4.15 4.06 .317

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Kevin Gausman Defensive Stats

Year Pos Inn PMFinal (?) EXP Tot (?) PM (?) AirPM (?) EPM (?) InnHome (?) PMH (?) InnLHP (?) PMLHP (?) LEFT (?) MID (?) RGHT (?)
2015 P 112.3 0 12 0 0 53 2 0 0
2016 P 179.7 -4 15 -4 0 78 0 0 0
2017 P 24 0 2 0 0 15 0 0 0
Year Pos SHAL (?) MED (?) DEEP (?) CERS (?) SBRS (?) PSBRS (?) BRS (?) GDPRS (?) OFARS (?) GFPDMERS (?) PMRS (?) SZRS (?) TRS (?)
2015 P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2016 P 1 1 0 0 -3 0 -1
2017 P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

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2017 Stat Review for Kevin Gausman    As compared to the top 100 starting pitchers in 2016 (min 130 in)

K/BB/HR Stats

A collection of stats that measure different skills.

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1.13 K/BB
TERRIBLE
6.38 K/9
TERRIBLE
5.63 BB/9
TERRIBLE
95.2 MPH Fastball
ELITE
1.5 HR/9
POOR
1.90 GB/FB Ratio
EXTREME GROUNDBALLER
ERA/WHIP/FIP

A few general measures of a pitcher's effectiveness.

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7.50 ERA
TERRIBLE
2.04 WHIP
TERRIBLE
5.95 FIP
TERRIBLE
BABIP/Strand

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

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.372 BABIP
HIGH
64.4% Strand Rate
LOW

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Kevin Gausman: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Gausman (1-0) tossed six innings, allowing one run on five hits and two walks while striking out three in Thursday's victory over Toronto.

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Gausman tossed 4.2 innings, surrendering four runs on eight hits and three walks while striking out four Yankees in a no-decision Saturday.

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Gausman allowed two runs on five hits and four walks across 5.1 innings Monday against the Blue Jays. He struck out four en route to a no-decision.

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Gausman has worked to separate his slider and curveball so that he can throw both this season, Jon Meoli of the Baltimore Sun reports.

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Gausman will be the Orioles' Opening Day starter, Eduardo Encina of the Baltimore Sun reports.

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Gausman tossed three innings, allowing two runs (one earned) on three hits and one walk while striking out three in Monday's exhibition game against the Phillies.

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Gausman dominated the Dominican Republic team Tuesday, tossing three scoreless innings and not allowing a hit while walking one and striking out one.

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Gausman is the favorite to start Opening Day with Chris Tillman ruled out, Roch Kubatko of MASN Sports reports.

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Gausman and the Orioles agreed Sunday to a one-year, $3.45 million contract to avoid arbitration, Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports reports.

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Gausman, who is notorious for first-half struggles, began his offseason throwing program earlier than he has in previous years, Jon Meoli of the Baltimore Sun reports.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2017

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2016

The growth of young players is not linear. Itís a mantra worth repeating, especially for young pitchers. Perhaps it should be altered with the tag ďin ERAĒ for them, because there is a case that Gausman did take another step forward and show some linear growth from his 2014. His strikeout, walk, swinging strike, groundball, and soft-contact rates all got better, but he tacked 0.68 runs onto his ERA and threw one fewer inning than 2014, so it doesnít feel like progress from a fantasy standpoint. This is why even 112 innings is still a small sample that can mislead, as two disaster starts cost him 0.75 runs in ERA. Those starts count, we canít just ignore them, but they have a disproportionate effect on his bottom line and obscure the good in his season. The ideal next step would be the Orioles leaving him in the rotation all season so he can improve the finer points of pitching, like sequencing and working through lineups three times. Shoulder tendinitis has his availability for his first turn in the rotation up in the air, so he should be slightly discounted on draft day.

2015

Gausmanís emergence is one of the reasons that Ubaldo Jimenez's flop didnít really hurt the Orioles last season. The young righty didnít even reach the majors until mid-May and he wasnít permanently installed in the rotation until early June, but they were still able to get a couple wins of value from their prized prospect in just 113 innings. He has a potent four-pitch arsenal, but he needs to learn to trust his changeup more and refine the slider so he isnít relying on his fastball nearly 70 percent of the time. Of course when you average 96 mph with your heater, itís easy to lean on that pitch as much as Gausman did. He is still learning to pitch, though, and he showed flashes of putting it all together, especially down the stretch with a 3.45 ERA and 3.0 K/BB ratio in his final 10 starts. There is frontline potential here, but it wonít necessarily all come at once. As a result, don't pay for 200 innings of a low-3.00s ERA just yet.

2014

The Orioles wasted no time in promoting Gausman after eight Double-A starts, but he floundered as a starter, before returning to help as a reliever as the Orioles contended down the stretch. A closer examination of his advanced stats reveals reasons to be encouraged, as he carried a 9.3 K/9 in the big leagues. One issue for Gausman was his 18.6% HR/FB, a number that will certainly come down as he continues to get experience. However, he maintained the velocity for which he was touted, flashing a fastball in the 96 mph range. The Orioles figure to enter spring training with a bevy of rotation candidates, but with an impressive spring showing, Gausman should make the rotation. If he struggles, he'll start the season at Triple-A Norfolk.

2013

Widely regarded as the top college pitching prospect in the 2012 draft, Gausman made a brief set of appearances in short-season and High-A before starting a Double-A playoff game. Gausman throws a fastball and a changeup, but he alternated his use of a curveball and slider during his last college season. As a starter he will probably throw both of them going forward, but they need work. Gausman seems likely to start the season in Double-A with a midseason promotion possible. He could even see time in Baltimore at some point in 2013.