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Collin McHugh

28-Year-Old Pitcher – Houston Astros

2015 Stats

W-L

19-7

ERA

3.89

WHIP

1.28

K

171

SV

0

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After a 2014 breakout that put him in the AL Rookie of the Year conversation, McHugh entered last season with an assured rotation spot with the Astros. The 28-year-old picked up right where he left of...

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2016 ADP:  186.82

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LEAGUE: Majors   40 MAN: YES   BATS: R   THROWS: R   HT: 6' 2"   WT: 189   DOB: 6/19/1987   BORN: Naperville, IL   COLLEGE: Berry College   DRAFTED: 18th Rd   

October 13, 2015  –  Collin McHugh News

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McHugh will start Game 5 of the ALDS Wednesday against the Royals.

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Collin McHugh 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 23 A SAV 28 20 0 132.1 139 49 7 129 38 7 8 1 0 0 3.33 1.34
2011 24 A+ ST. 18 6 0 35.2 47 25 3 39 14 1 2 1 0 0 6.31 1.73
2011 24 AA BIN 18 16 0 93.1 78 30 2 100 32 8 2 2 0 0 2.89 1.18
2012 25 AA BIN 13 12 0 74.2 63 20 4 65 17 5 5 0 0 0 2.41 1.08
2012 25 AAA BUF 13 13 0 73.2 60 28 8 70 29 2 4 0 0 0 3.42 1.22
2012 25 MAJ NYM 8 4 0 21.3 27 18 5 17 8 0 4 0 0 0 7.59 1.64
2013 26 AA TUL 9 2 0 13.0 9 2 1 12 0 1 1 0 0 0 1.38 0.69
2013 26 AAA COL 9 9 0 46.2 52 24 2 47 14 2 2 0 0 0 4.63 1.43
2013 26 AAA LAS 9 9 0 53.1 57 17 3 41 13 3 2 0 0 0 2.87 1.32
2013 26 MAJ NYM 3 1 0 7.0 12 8 2 3 3 0 1 0 0 0 10.29 2.14
2013 26 MAJ COL 4 4 0 19.0 33 21 4 8 2 0 3 0 0 0 9.95 1.84
2013  (Multiple Teams) 26 MAJ NYM/COL 7 5 0 26.0 45 29 6 11 5 0 4 0 0 0 10.04 1.92
2014 27 AAA OKL 5 3 0 19.0 15 8 0 13 6 0 0 0 0 0 3.79 1.11
2014 27 MAJ HOU 25 25 0 154.7 117 47 13 157 41 11 9 0 0 0 2.73 1.02
2015 28 MAJ HOU 32 32 0 203.7 207 88 19 171 53 19 7 0 0 0 3.89 1.28
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3-Year Averages     21 20 0 128.1 123 54 12 113 33 10 6 0 0 0 3.79 1.22

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Collin McHugh 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
Oct. 3 @Ari 7.0 6 1 1 0 1 6 0 0 0 W 0 0 0 3.89 1.28
Sep. 26 Tex 6.7 8 4 4 1 1 6 0 0 0 W 0 0 0 3.98 1.29
Sep. 20 Oak 8.0 4 1 1 0 2 8 0 0 0 W 0 0 0 3.93 1.28
Sep. 15 @Tex 3.7 8 5 5 0 3 4 1 0 0 - 0 0 0 4.05 1.31
Sep. 9 @Oak 5.3 6 5 5 2 2 5 0 0 0 W 0 0 0 3.89 1.27
Sep. 4 Min 7.7 7 0 0 0 1 6 0 0 0 W 0 0 0 3.75 1.27
Aug. 26 @NYY 6.3 5 2 2 1 2 8 0 1 0 W 0 0 0 3.92 1.28
Aug. 20 TB 7.0 5 1 1 0 2 5 0 1 0 L 0 0 0 3.96 1.28
Aug. 15 Det 7.0 4 1 1 0 2 7 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 4.09 1.30
Aug. 8 @Oak 6.0 5 2 2 0 3 8 0 0 0 L 0 0 0 4.22 1.32
Aug. 2 Ari 7.0 8 1 1 0 1 6 0 0 0 W 0 0 0 4.27 1.32
Last 14 Days
3 Games:  Avg. 7.2 IP/G
21.7 18 6 6 1 4 20 0 0 0 3-0 0 0 0 2.49 1.02
Last 30 Days
6 Games:  Avg. 6.4 IP/G
38.3 39 16 16 3 10 35 1 0 0 5-0 0 0 0 3.76 1.28
Last 60 Days
11 Games:  Avg. 6.5 IP/G
71.7 66 23 23 4 20 69 1 2 0 7-2 0 0 0 2.89 1.20

Collin McHugh Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR BAA
20154058226871728.235
2014368802674847.220
2013515221504.438

Vs. Right

Year Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR BAA
2015454892712022011.288
2014251771543806.190
2013746324512.353

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Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP
2015103.71230902583.731.24
201487.0760892293.411.00
201316.00206137.881.63

Away

Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP
2015100.07408128114.051.31
201467.7430681941.861.05
201310.002054313.502.40
Collin McHugh 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 23 A SAV 28 20 132.1 8.79 2.59 3.39 0.48 75.3% 3.33 3.07 .352
2011 24 A+ ST. 18 6 35.2 9.97 3.58 2.79 0.77 62.1% 6.31 3.37 .422
2011 24 AA BIN 18 16 93.1 9.67 3.09 3.13 0.19 74.1% 2.89 2.62 .319
2012 25 AA BIN 13 12 74.2 7.88 2.06 3.82 0.49 78.9% 2.41 3.04 .290
2012 25 AAA BUF 13 13 73.2 8.61 3.57 2.41 0.98 75.3% 3.42 3.98 .276
2012 25 MAJ NYM 8 4 21.3 7.17 3.38 2.13 2.11 0.83 56.7% 90.0 MPH 7.59 6.06 .338
2013 26 AA TUL 9 2 13.0 8.31 0.00 0.00 0.69 87.5% 1.38 2.35 .245
2013 26 AAA COL 9 9 46.2 9.16 2.73 3.36 0.39 65.6% 4.63 2.83 .375
2013 26 AAA LAS 9 9 53.1 6.95 2.20 3.15 0.51 79.1% 2.87 3.35 .332
2013 26 MAJ NYM 3 1 7.0 3.86 3.86 1.00 2.57 1.86 53.8% 90.4 MPH 10.29 7.34 .374
2013 26 MAJ COL 4 4 19.0 3.79 0.95 4.00 1.89 1.04 45.2% 90.4 MPH 9.95 5.41 .389
2013  (Multiple Teams) 26 MAJ NYM/COL 7 5 26.0 3.81 1.73 2.20 2.08 1.21 47.7% 90.4 MPH 10.04 5.95 .385
2014 27 AAA OKL 5 3 19.0 6.16 2.84 2.17 0.00 61.9% 3.79 2.78 .270
2014 27 MAJ HOU 25 25 154.7 9.14 2.39 3.83 0.76 1.34 76.6% 91.6 MPH 2.73 3.17 .271
2015 28 MAJ HOU 32 32 203.7 7.56 2.34 3.23 0.84 1.46 71.4% 90.5 MPH 3.89 3.65 .318
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3-Year Averages     21 20 128.1 7.94 2.32 3.42 0.84 70.8% 3.79 3.43 .309

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2015 Stat Review for Collin McHugh    As compared to the top 100 starting pitchers in 2015 (min 130 in)

K/BB/HR Stats

A collection of stats that measure different skills.

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3.23 K/BB
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7.56 K/9
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2.34 BB/9
GOOD
90.5 MPH Fastball
WEAK
0.8 HR/9
GOOD
1.46 GB/FB Ratio
MODERATE GROUNDBALLER
ERA/WHIP/FIP

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3.89 ERA
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1.28 WHIP
AVERAGE
3.65 FIP
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BABIP/Strand

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

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.318 BABIP
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71.4% Strand Rate
BELOW AVERAGE

2016 Projected Stats Breakdown for Collin McHugh

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Collin McHugh: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

McHugh allowed two runs on four hits and a walk with one strikeout over six innings Thursday to earn the win in Game 1 of the ALDS against the Royals.

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McHugh will start Game 1 of the ALDS against the Royals, Brian T. Smith of the Houston Chronicle reports.

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McHugh (19-7) was excellent over seven innings Saturday, allowing just one earned run on six hits and a walk while striking out six in a 6-2 win over the Diamondbacks.

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McHugh will have his next scheduled start pushed back to Saturday, Evan Drellich of the Houston Chronicle reports.

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McHugh recovered from a rough first inning to pick up his 18th win of the season Saturday, allowing four runs on eight hits and a walk over 6.2 innings while striking out six.

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McHugh (17-7) delivered one of his sharpest outings of the season Sunday, allowing one run on four hits and two walks with eight strikeouts over eight innings in a win over the A's.

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McHugh gave up five runs on eight hits and three walks while striking out four over 3.2 innings Tuesday against the Rangers.

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McHugh (16-7) went 5.1 innings Wednesday, allowing five earned runs on six hits and two walks while striking out five in an 11-5 win over the Athletics.

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McHugh (15-7) pitched 7.2 scoreless innings in Friday's win over the Twins, allowing seven hits and a walk while striking out six.

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McHugh earned his 14th win of the season Wednesday with 6.1 innings of two-run ball against the Yankees.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

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2015

McHugh opened 2014 in the minors after a disastrous spring (14.29 ERA), but he received a quick call from Houston when Scott Feldman's injury opened up a spot in the rotation. Once he arrived, he never looked back, going 11-9 with a 2.73 ERA, 1.02 WHIP and 157:41 K:BB in 154.2 innings (25 starts). His curveball and slider were particularly effective, attributing to a career-best 9.1 K/9 ratio. McHugh's impressive season put him in the AL Rookie of the Year conversation, and while he didn't win the award, he definitely assured himself a spot in the Astros' starting rotation to open 2015.

2014

The fifth spot in the Rockies' rotation was a continual trouble spot throughout the second half of the season, and McHugh was arguably the worst of those who filled the role, going 0-3 with a 9.95 ERA in his three starts. Despite his quality minor league numbers, McHugh has been abysmal over his 47 innings in the big leagues, with his strikeout rate bottoming out and an inability to avoid the long ball proving to be his biggest pitfalls. McHugh will compete for an Opening Day roster spot, in a role to be determined, with the Astros during spring training after being claimed off waivers in December.

2013

McHugh held his own after a promotion to Triple-A Buffalo last season, carrying a 70:29 K:BB and finding a way to retire hitters without an overpowering arsenal. After throwing 129 innings between two levels in 2011, McHugh was likely out of gas by the time he broke through to the big leagues, having already logged 148.1 innings over 25 starts between Binghamton and Buffalo. If there are any openings in the rotation when the season begins, McHugh figures to be in the mix to handle a temporary spot as the team's fifth starter, but he will have to fend off Jeremy Hefner and youngsters Jenrry Mejia, Jeurys Familia and Zack Wheeler to keep that spot.