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Ken Giles

25-Year-Old Pitcher – Houston Astros

2015 Stats

W-L

6-3

ERA

1.80

WHIP

1.20

K

87

SV

15

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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 ...

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2016 ADP:  92.77

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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   

December 9, 2015  –  Ken Giles News

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Giles was traded to the Astros on Wednesday in exchange for pitchers Vince Velasquez and Brett Oberholtzer, outfielder Derek Fisher, and another player, Mark Berman of Fox 26 Houston reports.

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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
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3-Year Averages     56 0 0 57.8 42 10 1 75 18 4 2 8 2 12 1.56 1.04

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Ken Giles Game Log    (View Full Game Log)
# of Days 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
Oct. 4 @Ari 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 1.80 1.20
Sep. 30 @Sea 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 - 1 0 0 1.59 1.16
Sep. 29 @Sea 1.0 1 2 2 1 1 2 0 0 0 - 1 0 0 1.61 1.18
Sep. 27 Tex 1.0 1 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 1.36 1.17
Sep. 23 LAA 1.0 2 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 - 0 1 0 1.38 1.17
Sep. 22 LAA 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 1.41 1.16
Sep. 13 @LAA 1.0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 - 1 0 0 1.43 1.17
Sep. 12 @LAA 1.3 0 0 0 0 1 3 0 0 0 W 0 0 0 1.45 1.16
Sep. 8 @Oak 1.3 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 - 1 0 0 1.48 1.17
Sep. 5 Min 0.7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 1.52 1.18
Aug. 29 @Min 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 - 1 0 0 1.53 1.19
Aug. 23 LAD 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 - 1 0 0 1.63 1.25
Aug. 22 LAD 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 - 1 0 0 1.66 1.27
Aug. 19 TB 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 - 1 0 0 1.69 1.29
Aug. 18 TB 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 1.72 1.32
Aug. 12 @SF 1.3 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 - 1 0 0 1.75 1.32
Aug. 9 @Oak 1.0 2 1 1 0 0 3 0 0 0 - 1 0 0 1.80 1.34
Aug. 8 @Oak 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 - 1 0 0 1.65 1.33
Aug. 7 @Oak 1.0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 - 1 0 0 1.69 1.35
Aug. 4 @Tex 1.3 0 0 0 0 1 3 0 0 0 - 1 0 0 1.72 1.34
Jul. 30 LAA 1.0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 - 1 0 0 1.77 1.36
Last 14 Days
6 Games:  Avg. 1.0 IP/G
6.0 5 4 2 1 1 7 0 0 0 0-0 2 1 0 3.00 1.00
Last 30 Days
10 Games:  Avg. 1.0 IP/G
10.3 7 4 2 1 3 12 0 1 0 1-0 4 1 0 1.74 0.97
Last 60 Days
21 Games:  Avg. 1.0 IP/G
22.0 15 5 3 1 4 29 0 1 0 1-0 14 1 0 1.23 0.86

Ken Giles Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR BAA
2015130291226301.222
20147426510201.152

Vs. Right

Year Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR BAA
2015168581333611.217
20149238615500.174

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Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP
201541.3428471822.401.31
201422.021034611.230.86

Away

Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP
201528.721740700.941.05
201423.710130501.140.72
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
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3-Year Averages     56 0 57.8 11.67 2.80 4.17 0.16 84.7% 1.56 1.76 .318

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2015 Stat Review for Ken Giles    As compared to the top 100 relief pitchers in 2015 (min 55 in)

K/BB/HR Stats

A collection of stats that measure different skills.

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3.48 K/BB
GOOD
11.19 K/9
ELITE
3.21 BB/9
WEAK
96.5 MPH Fastball
ELITE
0.3 HR/9
ELITE
1.57 GB/FB Ratio
MODERATE GROUNDBALLER
ERA/WHIP/FIP

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1.80 ERA
ELITE
1.20 WHIP
AVERAGE
2.20 FIP
ELITE
BABIP/Strand

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

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.341 BABIP
HIGH
85.4% Strand Rate
HIGH

2016 Projected Stats Breakdown for Ken Giles

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

GM Matt Klentak confirmed Monday that there has been a lot of interest from other teams in trading for Giles, CSN Philadelphia reports.

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The Phillies have received calls from multiple teams interested in Giles, the team's official site reports.

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Giles picked up his 14th save in a 4-3 win over the Mets on Tuesday, surrendering a hit, two earned runs and a walk in one inning. He struck out two.

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Giles recorded his 12th save Tuesday, allowing no hits while walking one and striking out two over 1.1 innings in a 5-0 win over the Braves.

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Giles tossed a perfect ninth inning Saturday to notch his 11th save of the season.

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Giles earned his 10th save Sunday at Miami, allowing no runs with one strikeout over one inning.

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Giles struck out one in a perfect ninth inning to record his ninth save of the season Sunday against the Marlins.

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Giles was called on to record four outs against the Diamondbacks on Wednesday, striking out two and working around a single en route to his seventh save of the year.

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Giles allowed two hits and struck out two batters en route to his fourth save in a 4-3 extra-innings win over the Padres on Friday.

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Giles worked around two hits and recorded two strikeouts en route to a scoreless ninth and his second save Thursday against Atlanta.

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Giles picked up his first save of the season Tuesday with a scoreless inning against the Blue Jays.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

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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.