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Collin McHugh

30-Year-Old Pitcher – Houston Astros

2018 Stats

W-L

1-0

ERA

0.46

WHIP

0.86

K

26

SV

0

2018 Preseason Projections

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2018 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

McHugh's 2017 campaign got off to an ominous start as an early-spring dead arm turned into a right elbow impingement, delaying his debut until July 22. He started 12 contests, providing a timely shot ...

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2018 ADP:  400.41

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LEAGUE: Majors   40 MAN: YES   BATS: R   THROWS: R   HT: 6' 2"   WT: 191   DOB: 6/19/1987   BORN: Naperville, IL   COLLEGE: Berry College   DRAFTED: 18th Rd    Show ContractHide Contract

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Collin McHugh Contract Information:

Will receive $5 million in 2018 after winning his arbitration hearing in February of 2018.

May 25, 2018  –  Collin McHugh News

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McHugh allowed a hit and struck out two over two scoreless innings in Thursday's 8-2 win over the Indians.

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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
2016 29 MAJ HOU 33 33 0 184.7 206 89 25 177 54 13 10 0 0 0 4.34 1.41
2017 30 AA COR 4 4 0 15.0 18 6 1 11 4 0 0 0 0 0 3.60 1.47
2017 30 AAA FRE 4 1 0 1.0 3 3 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 27.00 4.00
2017 30 MAJ HOU 12 12 0 63.3 62 25 7 62 20 5 2 0 0 0 3.55 1.29
2018 31 MAJ HOU 15 0 0 19.7 12 1 1 26 5 1 0 0 0 0 0.46 0.86
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3-Year Averages     25 25 0 150.6 158 67 17 136 42 12 6 0 0 0 4.01 1.33
Career  (View All)     132 111 0 673.3 676 297 76 621 186 49 36 0 3.97 1.28

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Collin McHugh 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
May. 24 @Cle 2.0 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 0.46 0.86
May. 19 Cle 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 0.51 0.91
May. 15 @LAA 2.0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 W 0 0 0 0.54 0.90
May. 12 Tex 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 0.61 0.89
May. 11 Tex 0.3 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 0.66 0.95
May. 5 @Ari 1.3 1 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 0.68 0.83
May. 2 NYY 1.3 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 0.75 0.67
Apr. 27 Oak 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 0.84 0.66
Apr. 23 LAA 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 0.93 0.72
Apr. 20 @CWS 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 1.04 0.81
Apr. 18 @Sea 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 1.17 0.91
Apr. 10 @Min 2.0 1 0 0 0 1 5 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 1.35 1.05
Apr. 6 SD 2.3 2 0 0 0 0 4 1 0 0 - 0 0 0 1.93 1.07
Apr. 2 Bal 1.0 2 1 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 3.86 1.29
Mar. 31 @Tex 1.3 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 0.00 0.75
Last 14 Games (Team)
5 Games Pitched:  Avg. 1.3 IP/G
6.3 5 0 0 0 1 7 0 0 0 1-0 0 0 0 0.00 0.95
Last 30 Games (Team)
9 Games Pitched:  Avg. 1.2 IP/G
11.0 7 0 0 0 3 13 0 0 0 1-0 0 0 0 0.00 0.91
Last 60 Games (Team)
15 Games Pitched:  Avg. 1.3 IP/G
19.7 12 1 1 1 5 26 1 0 0 1-0 0 0 0 0.46 0.86

Collin McHugh Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR BAA
2018381037200.200
20171242310331102.295
2016380882910118311.291

Vs. Right

Year Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR BAA
2018371625101.147
20171473910291005.218
2016416892510522314.274

Home

Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP
20189.000013111.000.89
201721.720017610.831.20
201688.36409124123.671.35

Away

Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP
201810.710013400.000.84
201741.7320451464.971.34
201696.37608630134.951.46
Collin McHugh vs. Today's Pitcher Stats

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
2016 29 MAJ HOU 33 33 184.7 8.63 2.63 3.28 1.22 1.22 72.8% 90.2 MPH 4.34 4.00 .345
2017 30 AA COR 4 4 15.0 6.60 2.40 2.75 0.60 76.2% 3.60 3.60 .352
2017 30 AAA FRE 4 1 1.0 9.00 9.00 1.00 0.00 25% 27.00 4.20 .622
2017 30 MAJ HOU 12 12 63.3 8.81 2.84 3.10 0.99 0.80 76% 90.2 MPH 3.55 3.86 .321
2018 31 MAJ HOU 15 0 19.7 11.90 2.29 5.20 0.46 1.06 100% 92.0 MPH 0.46 2.13 .272
Today's Projections     0 0 .8 7.79 2.82 2.76 1.01 73.2% 4.02 0.67 .323
Next 7 Days     0 0 6.3 7.98 2.78 2.87 1.03 72.2% 4.14 3.85 .325
Rest Of Season     0 13 88.8 8.59 2.58 3.33 1.08 73.6% 3.95 3.71 .332
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3-Year Averages     25 25 150.6 8.13 2.51 3.24 1.02 72.7% 4.01 3.70 .328
Career     132 111 673.3 8.30 2.49 3.34 1.02 71.9% 3.97 3.68 .320

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Collin McHugh Defensive Stats

DRS Breakdown
Pos Year Inn DRS (?) Pos Rank Range & Pos (?) OF Arm (?) GFP/DME (?) GDP (?) Bunts (?) Catcher SB (?) Pitcher SB (?) Adj ERA (?) Strike Zone(?)
P 2015 203.7 3 28 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
2016 184.7 2 - 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
2017 63.3 0 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2018 10.7 0 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

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2018 Stat Review for Collin McHugh    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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5.20 K/BB
GREAT
11.90 K/9
ELITE
2.29 BB/9
GREAT
92.0 MPH Fastball
WEAK
0.5 HR/9
GREAT
1.06 GB/FB Ratio
MODERATE GROUNDBALLER
ERA/WHIP/FIP

A few general measures of a pitcher's effectiveness.

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0.46 ERA
ELITE
0.86 WHIP
ELITE
2.13 FIP
ELITE
BABIP/Strand

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

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.272 BABIP
BELOW AVERAGE
100.0% Strand Rate
HIGH

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

McHugh threw a perfect 1-2-3 ninth inning, striking out one in Monday's 2-0 loss to the Angels.

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McHugh allowed a hit and a walk while striking out five in two innings of relief in Tuesday's 4-1 loss to the Twins.

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McHugh allowed two hits and hit a batter while striking out four over 2.1 scoreless innings in Friday's 4-1 loss to San Diego.

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McHugh will most likely pitch out of the bullpen after manager A.J. Hinch set his starting rotation for the regular season, Glenn Sattell of MLB.com reports.

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McHugh allowed one hit and one walk while striking out five over two innings in Saturday's spring game against Atlanta.

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McHugh will make $5 million in 2018 after winning his arbitration case Thursday, Bob Nightengale of USA Today reports.

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McHugh will be stretched out as a starter this spring, Brian McTaggart of MLB.com reports.

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The Twins are considering acquiring McHugh, per Ken Rosenthal of The Athletic as are the Orioles, who contacted the Astros about the right-hander, according to Roch Kubatko of MASN Sports.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2018

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2017

Those who bought in on McHugh in 2016 were left mostly disappointed as he turned in damaging ratios along with modest totals in wins and strikeouts. However, it was not a disastrous season by any means, and he in fact improved in several areas, most notably with his strikeout rate (22.2 percent) -- a rebound supported by his third straight season with a swinging-strike rate north of 10 percent. Unfortunately, a pair of disastrous outings (13 combined earned runs over the span of two innings) marred his overall numbers. He threw roughly 20 fewer innings than he did in 2015 despite making one additional start as manager A.J. Hinch was quick to give him the hook on his off nights. Home runs were a problem (25 allowed), but an improvement there in 2017 could return McHugh to mixed-league prominence. While there is some uncertainty at the back of the Houston rotation, McHugh should be secure in his role entering spring training.

2016

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 off, going 3-0 with a 2.92 ERA in April before suffering his first loss of the season on May 12. McHugh wasn't at his best from May through July, but a strong August (1.89 ERA) and four wins in September attributed to solid numbers overall, as he finished 19-7 with a 3.89 ERA, 1.28 WHIP and 171:53 K:BB ratio over 203.2 innings. While his 19 wins were tied for third-best in the majors, his strikeout rate (7.6 K/9) dipped slightly, but that may be attributed to less use of his curveball and slider. The right-hander will open 2016 in the upper half of Houston's rotation after earning his first postseason victory with a win over the Royals in Game 1 of the ALDS.

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.