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Ken Giles

26-Year-Old Pitcher – Houston Astros

2017 Stats

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1-2

ERA

3.19

WHIP

1.06

K

43

SV

21

2017 Preseason Projections

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2017 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

Giles increased his strikeout rate from 2015 by nearly two strikeouts per nine innings but ended up with the same number of saves (15), as it took him some time to wrestle the closer job away from Luk...

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2017 ADP:  85.43

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LEAGUE: Majors   40 MAN: YES   BATS: R   THROWS: R   HT: 6' 2"   WT: 205   DOB: 9/20/1990   BORN: Albuquerque, NM   COLLEGE: Yavapai (AZ) JC   DRAFTED: 7th Rd   

July 26, 2017  –  Ken Giles News

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Giles worked around a double to record a scoreless ninth inning and close out Houston's 5-0 win over Philadelphia on Tuesday.

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Ken Giles 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
2011 20 R GUL 3 0 0 4.2 6 3 1 7 3 1 1 0 0 0 5.79 2.14
2012 21 A+ CLE 10 0 0 14.2 10 5 1 25 6 1 0 3 0 0 3.07 1.13
2012 21 A LAK 10 6 0 67.1 54 27 5 86 44 3 3 5 0 0 3.61 1.46
2013 22 A+ CLE 24 0 0 25.2 23 18 4 34 19 2 2 6 0 0 6.31 1.67
2014 23 AA REA 13 0 0 15.0 8 2 0 29 5 0 0 7 0 0 1.20 0.87
2014 23 AAA LEH 11 0 0 13.2 10 4 0 9 8 2 0 5 0 0 2.63 1.36
2014 23 MAJ PHI 44 0 0 45.7 25 6 1 64 11 3 1 1 0 13 1.18 0.79
2015 24 MAJ PHI 69 0 0 70.0 59 14 2 87 25 6 3 15 5 12 1.80 1.20
2016 25 MAJ HOU 69 0 0 65.7 60 30 8 102 25 2 5 15 5 18 4.11 1.29
2017 26 MAJ HOU 39 0 0 36.7 25 13 2 43 14 1 2 21 2 1 3.19 1.06
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3-Year Averages     60 0 0 60.4 48 16 3 84 20 3 3 10 3 14 2.38 1.13
Career  (View All)     221 0 0 218.0 169 63 13 296 75 12 11 52 2.60 1.12

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Ken Giles 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
Jul. 25 @Phi 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 3.19 1.06
Jul. 21 @Bal 0.3 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 - 1 0 0 3.28 1.07
Jul. 17 Sea 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 3.31 1.08
Jul. 16 Min 1.0 1 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 - 1 0 0 3.41 1.11
Jul. 14 Min 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 3.24 1.08
Jul. 8 @Tor 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 3.34 1.11
Jul. 1 NYY 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 - 1 0 0 3.45 1.12
Jun. 28 Oak 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 - 1 0 0 3.56 1.12
Jun. 24 @Sea 1.0 1 1 1 0 3 1 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 3.68 1.16
Jun. 21 @Oak 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 3.49 1.06
Jun. 19 @Oak 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 - 1 0 0 3.62 1.06
Jun. 14 Tex 1.0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 3.76 1.10
Jun. 10 LAA 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 3 0 0 0 - 1 0 0 3.91 1.07
Jun. 7 @KC 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 4.07 1.07
Jun. 6 @KC 1.0 3 2 2 1 0 1 0 0 0 L 0 1 0 4.24 1.11
Jun. 3 @Tex 1.0 1 1 1 0 1 2 0 0 0 - 1 0 0 3.63 1.03
Jun. 2 @Tex 1.0 1 1 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 3.38 0.98
May. 26 Bal 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 - 1 0 0 3.10 0.98
May. 25 Det 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 - 1 0 0 3.26 1.03
May. 22 Det 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 - 1 0 0 3.44 1.04
May. 21 Cle 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 3.63 1.10
Last 14 Games (Team)
6 Games Pitched:  Avg. 0.9 IP/G
5.3 2 1 1 0 2 4 0 0 0 0-0 2 0 0 1.69 0.75
Last 30 Games (Team)
10 Games Pitched:  Avg. 0.9 IP/G
9.3 5 2 2 0 5 9 0 0 0 0-0 4 0 0 1.93 1.07
Last 60 Games (Team)
21 Games Pitched:  Avg. 1.0 IP/G
20.3 13 6 6 2 7 24 0 0 0 0-1 10 1 0 2.66 0.98

Ken Giles Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR BAA
20176618710111.175
2016140461227602.214
2015130291226301.222

Vs. Right

Year Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR BAA
20178225715401.203
2016146561333736.254
2015168581333611.217

Home

Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP
201719.0011324401.420.63
201637.3245641244.581.23
201541.3428471822.401.31

Away

Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP
201717.7118191025.091.53
201628.30110381343.491.38
201528.721740700.941.05
Ken Giles 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
2011 20 R GUL 3 0 4.2 15.00 6.43 2.33 2.14 75% 5.79 5.82 .508
2012 21 A+ CLE 10 0 14.2 15.85 3.80 4.17 0.63 73.3% 3.07 1.86 .374
2012 21 A LAK 10 6 67.1 11.54 5.90 1.95 0.67 76.3% 3.61 3.84 .322
2013 22 A+ CLE 24 0 25.2 12.14 6.79 1.79 1.43 63.2% 6.31 4.95 .339
2014 23 AA REA 13 0 15.0 17.40 3.00 5.80 0.00 84.6% 1.20 0.33 .376
2014 23 AAA LEH 11 0 13.2 6.14 5.45 1.13 0.00 77.8% 2.63 3.88 .262
2014 23 MAJ PHI 44 0 45.7 12.61 2.17 5.82 0.20 1.30 85.7% 97.2 MPH 1.18 1.40 .270
2015 24 MAJ PHI 69 0 70.0 11.19 3.21 3.48 0.26 1.57 85.4% 96.5 MPH 1.80 2.20 .341
2016 25 MAJ HOU 69 0 65.7 13.98 3.43 4.08 1.10 1.32 71.4% 97.3 MPH 4.11 2.91 .385
2017 26 MAJ HOU 39 0 36.7 10.55 3.44 3.07 0.49 1.31 70.3% 97.8 MPH 3.19 2.79 .276
Next 7 Days     0 0 2.9 13.02 3.27 3.99 0.80 78.7% 2.91 2.55 .350
Rest Of Season     0 0 26.3 12.39 3.22 3.85 0.80 78.1% 2.96 2.67 .339
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3-Year Averages     60 0 60.4 12.51 2.98 4.20 0.45 80% 2.38 2.06 .342
Career     221 0 218.0 12.22 3.10 3.95 0.54 78.4% 2.60 2.33 .329

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Ken Giles Defensive Stats

Year Pos Inn PMFinal (?) EXP Tot (?) PM (?) AirPM (?) EPM (?) InnHome (?) PMH (?) InnLHP (?) PMLHP (?) LEFT (?) MID (?) RGHT (?)
2015 P 70 -5 9 -5 0 41 -4 0 0
2016 P 65.7 -1 4 -1 0 37 -2 0 0
2017 P 36.7 1 2 1 0 19 0 0 0
Year Pos SHAL (?) MED (?) DEEP (?) CERS (?) SBRS (?) PSBRS (?) BRS (?) GDPRS (?) OFARS (?) GFPDMERS (?) PMRS (?) SZRS (?) TRS (?)
2015 P 0 -1 0 0 -3 0 -4
2016 P -1 0 0 0 -1 0 -2
2017 P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

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2017 Stat Review for Ken Giles    As compared to the top 100 relief pitchers in 2016 (min 55 in)

K/BB/HR Stats

A collection of stats that measure different skills.

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3.07 K/BB
GOOD
10.55 K/9
GOOD
3.44 BB/9
WEAK
97.8 MPH Fastball
ELITE
0.5 HR/9
GREAT
1.31 GB/FB Ratio
MODERATE GROUNDBALLER
ERA/WHIP/FIP

A few general measures of a pitcher's effectiveness.

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3.19 ERA
AVERAGE
1.06 WHIP
GOOD
2.79 FIP
GREAT
BABIP/Strand

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

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.276 BABIP
AVERAGE
70.3% Strand Rate
LOW

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Ken Giles: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Giles struck out the only batter he faced to earn the save Friday against the Orioles.

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Giles picked up his 20th save in Sunday's 5-3 win over the Twins despite allowing one run on one hit and one walk without a strikeout in the ninth inning.

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Giles allowed a walk over one scoreless inning in Saturday's 7-2 loss to the Blue Jays.

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Giles pitched a scoreless ninth inning to record his 19th save of the season during Saturday's win over the Yankees.

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Giles struck out two in a perfect ninth inning against the A's on Wednesday, netting his 18th save.

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Giles picked up his 17th save with a clean ninth inning in Monday's win over the Athletics.

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Giles (1-2) gave up a two-run homer to Mike Moustakas in the bottom of the ninth Tuesday, letting the Royals walk off with a 9-7 win. He gave up three hits and struck out one in an inning of work.

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Giles pitched one inning, allowing one run on one hit with a walk and two strikeouts to pick up the save in Saturday's 6-5 win over Texas.

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Giles allowed a home run and struck out one over one inning in a non-save situation in Friday's 7-1 win over the Rangers.

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Giles struck out one in a perfect ninth inning Friday to notch his 14th save of the season in a 2-0 win over the Orioles.

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Giles allowed a hit and struck out one in a scoreless inning of work to pick up his 13th save of the season in Thursday's 7-6 win over the Tigers.

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Giles picked up his 12th save of the season, striking out two in a scoreless ninth inning in Monday's 1-0 win over the Tigers.

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Giles walked one and struck out one in a scoreless inning to register his 11th save in Wednesday's 3-0 win over the Marlins.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

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2016

Giles opened last season in a setup role, but was given closing duties after the Phillies shipped Jonathan Papelbon off to the Nationals at the trade deadline. Giles saved 15 games for a bad team and should be able to at least double that total this season (and maybe triple it), after a blockbuster trade to Houston in the offseason. He did see some decline in his fastball velocity last season, especially early on, but he still throws hard enough to be a dominant force at the end of games. While his walk rate ticked up a bit in 2015, it was not to the worrisome levels of his time in the lower minors. Given the price that the Astros paid, Giles figures to have a fairly long leash if he goes through a rough patch, but Luke Gregerson will be waiting in the wings if Giles does slip.

2015

Giles went from a relative unknown Double-A reliever to a future closer last season. He has been on the radar as a relief prospect thanks to his upper-90s fastball, but his command had always been questionable. Giles showed some improvements in the minors last season as he learned to better command his slider. The Phillies gave him a look in their bullpen in June and Giles seized the opportunity. His 12.6 K/9 and 5.82 K/BB ratio in 45.2 innings with the Phillies were eye opening. The Phillies appear ready to turn over closing duties to Giles, but Jonathan Papelbon remains with the club. Unless the Phillies can trade Papelbon, Giles will be limited to a setup role this season. He will still have value in most formats thanks to his strikeout rate and the potential for saves if Papelbon gets dealt or suffers an injury during the season.