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Brandon Finnegan

23-Year-Old Pitcher – Cincinnati Reds

2016 Stats

W-L

5-8

ERA

4.93

WHIP

1.44

K

81

SV

0

2016 Preseason Projections

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2016 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

Finnegan raced his way through the minors and into the major league bullpen, but it seemed that Kansas City was still looking at him as a future starter. That transition was expedited when he went to ...

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2016 ADP:  358.76

Rank (Overall): Hidden

Rank (SP): Hidden

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LEAGUE: Majors   40 MAN: YES   BATS: L   THROWS: L   HT: 5' 11"   WT: 200   DOB: 4/14/1993   BORN: Fort Worth, TX   COLLEGE: TCU   DRAFTED: 1st Rd    Show ContractHide Contract

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Brandon Finnegan Contract Information:

Signed for $2,200,600 in June 2014.

July 25, 2016  –  Brandon Finnegan News

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Finnegan (5-8) allowed six runs on seven hits (including three home runs) and two walks over five innings Sunday, striking out three, to take the loss as the Reds fell 9-8 to the Diamondbacks.

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Brandon Finnegan 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
2014 21 A WIL 5 5 0 15.0 5 1 1 13 2 0 1 0 0 0 0.60 0.47
2014 21 AA NOR 8 0 0 12.0 15 3 2 13 2 0 3 0 0 0 2.25 1.42
2014 21 MAJ KC 7 0 0 7.0 6 1 0 10 1 0 1 0 0 1 1.29 1.00
2015 22 AA NOR 5 3 0 13.0 10 4 1 13 12 0 1 1 0 0 2.77 1.69
2015 22 AAA OMA 6 4 0 14.0 17 11 1 19 7 0 2 0 0 0 7.07 1.71
2015 22 AAA LOU 8 8 0 30.1 31 21 3 30 17 0 3 0 0 0 6.23 1.59
2015 22 MAJ CIN 6 4 0 23.7 21 11 5 24 8 2 2 0 0 0 4.18 1.23
2015 22 MAJ KC 14 0 0 24.3 16 8 3 21 13 3 0 0 1 0 2.96 1.19
2015  (Multiple Teams) 22 MAJ CIN/KC 20 4 0 48.0 37 19 8 45 21 5 2 0 1 0 3.56 1.21
2016 23 MAJ CIN 20 20 0 111.3 104 61 22 81 56 5 8 0 0 0 4.93 1.44
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3-Year Averages     13 2 0 27.5 21 10 4 27 11 2 1 0 0 0 3.27 1.16
Career  (View All)     47 24 0 166.3 147 81 30 136 78 10 11 0 4.38 1.35

Age is determined on July 1st of each season.       Jump To:     ▼ Advanced Stats

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Brandon Finnegan 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
Jul. 24 Ari 5.0 7 6 6 3 2 3 0 0 0 L 0 0 0 4.93 1.44
Jul. 18 Atl 5.0 7 2 2 1 1 5 0 0 0 W 0 0 0 4.66 1.42
Jul. 5 @ChC 5.0 5 5 5 4 4 4 0 0 0 W 0 0 0 4.71 1.41
Jun. 30 @Was 2.3 5 8 8 2 5 2 0 0 0 L 0 0 0 4.48 1.39
Jun. 25 SD 6.7 5 3 3 1 3 8 0 0 0 L 0 0 0 3.83 1.32
Jun. 19 @Hou 5.0 5 4 4 1 3 1 1 1 0 L 0 0 0 3.81 1.33
Jun. 14 @Atl 6.0 4 1 1 0 3 5 1 0 0 W 0 0 0 3.61 1.31
Jun. 9 StL 7.0 5 2 2 0 1 7 0 1 0 - 0 0 0 3.77 1.32
Jun. 3 Was 6.3 5 1 1 1 3 2 0 0 0 W 0 0 0 3.89 1.37
May. 29 @Mil 6.3 6 4 4 0 4 4 0 0 0 L 0 0 0 4.14 1.38
May. 23 @LAD 8.0 5 1 1 0 4 2 0 2 1 L 0 0 0 3.97 1.36
Last 14 Days
2 Games:  Avg. 5.0 IP/G
10.0 14 8 8 4 3 8 0 0 0 1-1 0 0 0 7.20 1.70
Last 30 Days
5 Games:  Avg. 4.8 IP/G
24.0 29 24 24 11 15 22 0 0 0 2-3 0 0 0 9.00 1.83
Last 60 Days
11 Games:  Avg. 5.7 IP/G
62.7 59 37 37 13 33 43 2 4 1 4-6 0 0 0 5.31 1.47

Brandon Finnegan Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR BAA
2016115121425411.255
2015541379203.200
20149303100.333

Vs. Right

Year Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR BAA
201637269427911121.247
2015143321428515.222
201419713100.167

Home

Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP
201656.72304716134.761.34
201516.7100181013.241.26
20142.30004000.000.86

Away

Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP
201654.7350344095.101.54
201531.3420271173.731.18
20144.70106101.931.07
Brandon Finnegan 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
2014 21 A WIL 5 5 15.0 7.80 1.20 6.50 0.60 100% 0.60 2.73 .120
2014 21 AA NOR 8 0 12.0 9.75 1.50 6.50 1.50 93.3% 2.25 3.95 .384
2014 21 MAJ KC 7 0 7.0 12.86 1.29 10.00 0.00 2.50 85.7% 92.5 MPH 1.29 0.77 .381
2015 22 AA NOR 5 3 13.0 9.00 8.31 1.08 0.69 85.7% 2.77 4.97 .276
2015 22 AAA OMA 6 4 14.0 12.21 4.50 2.71 0.64 56.5% 7.07 2.91 .439
2015 22 AAA LOU 8 8 30.1 8.97 5.08 1.76 0.90 60% 6.23 4.40 .338
2015 22 MAJ CIN 6 4 23.7 9.13 3.04 3.00 1.90 1.68 75% 92.7 MPH 4.18 4.93 .272
2015 22 MAJ KC 14 0 24.3 7.77 4.81 1.62 1.11 2.85 80.8% 92.7 MPH 2.96 4.80 .214
2015  (Multiple Teams) 22 MAJ CIN/KC 20 4 48.0 8.44 3.94 2.14 1.50 2.16 78% 92.7 MPH 3.56 4.85 .243
2016 23 MAJ CIN 20 20 111.3 6.55 4.53 1.45 1.78 1.25 71.7% 91.7 MPH 4.93 5.93 .260
Next 7 Days     0 2 10.6 6.60 4.37 1.51 1.43 76.2% 4.08 5.26 .265
Rest Of Season     0 11 60.5 6.71 4.54 1.48 1.64 76.2% 4.28 5.59 .260
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3-Year Averages     13 2 27.5 8.84 3.60 2.45 1.31 78.6% 3.27 4.33 .252
Career     47 24 166.3 7.36 4.22 1.74 1.62 73.8% 4.38 5.36 .260

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2016 Stat Review for Brandon Finnegan    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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1.45 K/BB
TERRIBLE
6.55 K/9
WEAK
4.53 BB/9
TERRIBLE
91.7 MPH Fastball
AVERAGE
1.8 HR/9
TERRIBLE
1.25 GB/FB Ratio
MODERATE GROUNDBALLER
ERA/WHIP/FIP

A few general measures of a pitcher's effectiveness.

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4.93 ERA
POOR
1.44 WHIP
TERRIBLE
5.93 FIP
TERRIBLE
BABIP/Strand

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

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.260 BABIP
LOW
71.7% Strand Rate
BELOW AVERAGE

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Brandon Finnegan: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Finnegan (5-7) allowed two runs on seven hits and a walk with five strikeouts over five innings in a win Monday against Atlanta.

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Finnegan (4-7) allowed five runs on five hits and four walks while striking out four over five innings to earn the win Tuesday against the Cubs.

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The Reds will likely shuffle their rotation over the weekend and following the All-Star break to better manage the workload of Finnegan and Cody Reed, the Cincinnati Enquirer reports.

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Finnegan (3-7) was annihilated Thursday by the Nationals. He lasted just 2.1 innings, allowing eight runs, five hits and five walks while striking out two in the loss.

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Finnegan (3-6) allowed three runs on five hits, struck out eight and walked three over 6.2 innings in a loss to the Padres on Saturday.

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Finnegan lasted only five innings Sunday against the Astros, allowing four runs on five hits and three walks, striking out just one batter while getting the loss.

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Finnegan (3-4) allowed just one run on four hits and three walks with five strikeouts over six innings in a win over Atlanta.

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Finnegan struck out seven while allowing just two runs on five hits and a walk over seven innings against the the Cardinals on Thursday.

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Finnegan (2-4) gave up one run on five hits and three walks over 6.1 innings in Friday's 7-2 victory over the Nationals. He struck out two.

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Finnegan (1-4) lasted 6.1 innings Sunday, allowing four runs on six hits and four walks while striking out four in a 5-4 loss to the Brewers.

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2015

Finnegan rose quickly through the Kansas City farm system in 2014 after being drafted 17th overall in June, and showed enough promise for manager Ned Yost to be comfortable using the 21-year-old in high-leverage playoff situations down the stretch. He pitched well in those pressure-filled scenarios, though allowing five runs in his ultimate appearance left a black mark on his final stat line. The potential is certainly there, however, as Finnegan has solid command of a mid-90s fastball, in addition to both a slider and changeup. He displayed the ability to strike hitters out in the majors, fanning 14 batters in 13 innings during the regular season and playoffs. If those secondary pitches continue to develop as hoped, Finnegan could work his way into the back end of the rotation, but he can always use a fastball-slider combo in the bullpen as a fallback option. He won't have much fantasy value working in the bullpen behind Greg Holland, Wade Davis and Kelvin Herrera, but a starting role could make him an intriguing sleeper heading into 2015.