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Kirby Yates

31-Year-Old Pitcher – San Diego Padres

2018 Stats

W-L

3-0

ERA

0.90

WHIP

0.90

K

36

SV

2

2018 Preseason Projections

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2018 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

The Padres claimed Yates off waivers after he was designated for assignment by the Angels in April. He proceeded to make 61 appearances for San Diego last season, pushing his strikeout rate to a gaudy...

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2018 ADP:  454.24

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LEAGUE: Majors   40 MAN: YES   BATS: L   THROWS: R   HT: 5' 10"   WT: 170   DOB: 3/25/1987   DRAFTED: No   Show ContractHide Contract

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Kirby Yates Contract Information:

Agreed to a one-year, $1.062 million deal with the Padres in January of 2018, avoiding arbitration.

June 9, 2018  –  Kirby Yates News

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Yates picked up the save Saturday against the Marlins. He registered one strikeout over a clean 16-pitch inning.

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Kirby Yates 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+ CHA 1 1 0 5.1 6 3 0 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 5.06 1.57
2010 23 A BOW 1 12 0 90.0 73 33 9 97 41 3 6 5 0 0 3.30 1.27
2011 24 A+ CHA 16 0 0 33.1 14 6 0 45 22 2 0 2 0 0 1.62 1.09
2011 24 R GUL 16 4 0 6.2 6 2 0 3 2 0 1 0 0 0 2.70 1.29
2012 25 AA MON 50 0 0 68.0 48 20 4 94 39 4 2 16 0 0 2.65 1.28
2013 26 AAA DUR 51 0 0 61.2 38 13 2 93 23 3 2 20 0 0 1.90 1.00
2014 27 AAA DUR 21 0 0 25.0 10 1 0 35 9 1 0 16 0 0 0.36 0.76
2014 27 MAJ TB 37 0 0 36.0 33 15 4 42 15 0 2 1 1 0 3.75 1.33
2015 28 A+ CHA 2 1 0 2.0 2 2 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 9.00 1.50
2015 28 AAA DUR 23 0 0 25.1 27 15 5 34 12 1 2 6 0 0 5.33 1.55
2015 28 MAJ TB 20 0 0 20.3 23 18 10 21 7 1 0 0 0 0 7.97 1.48
2016 29 AAA SCR 14 0 0 16.2 12 3 0 19 6 0 1 4 0 0 1.62 1.11
2016 29 MAJ NYY 41 0 0 41.3 41 24 5 50 19 2 1 0 2 2 5.23 1.45
2017 30 AAA SAL 6 0 0 7.0 8 2 0 14 3 0 0 1 0 0 2.57 1.57
2017 30 MAJ LAA 1 0 0 1.0 2 2 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 18.00 2.00
2017 30 MAJ SD 61 0 0 55.7 42 23 10 87 19 4 5 1 3 20 3.72 1.10
2017  (Multiple Teams) 30 MAJ LAA/SD 62 0 0 56.7 44 25 12 88 19 4 5 1 3 20 3.97 1.11
2018 31 MAJ SD 31 0 0 30.0 18 3 1 36 9 3 0 2 0 14 0.90 0.90
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3-Year Averages     41 0 0 39.4 36 22 9 53 15 2 2 0 1 7 5.02 1.29
Career  (View All)     191 0 0 184.3 159 85 32 237 69 10 8 4 4.15 1.24

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Kirby Yates 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
Jun. 22 @SF 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 - 0 0 1 0.90 0.90
Jun. 19 Oak 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 - 0 0 1 0.93 0.90
Jun. 16 @Atl 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 0.96 0.89
Jun. 13 @StL 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 - 0 0 1 1.00 0.93
Jun. 12 @StL 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 1 1.04 0.96
Jun. 10 @Mia 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 - 0 0 1 1.08 0.96
Jun. 9 @Mia 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 - 1 0 0 1.13 1.00
Jun. 6 Atl 2.0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 - 0 0 1 1.17 1.04
Jun. 3 Cin 1.0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 - 1 0 0 1.29 1.05
May. 31 Mia 1.0 2 1 1 1 0 2 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 1.35 0.95
May. 29 Mia 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 0.95 0.89
May. 26 @LAD 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 - 0 0 1 1.00 0.94
May. 22 @Was 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 1.06 0.94
May. 20 @Pit 1.0 2 1 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 W 0 0 0 1.13 0.94
May. 18 @Pit 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 2 1 1 0 - 0 0 1 0.60 0.87
May. 17 @Pit 1.3 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 0.64 0.86
May. 15 Col 0.3 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 - 0 0 1 0.71 0.95
May. 12 StL 1.0 2 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 0.73 0.97
May. 9 Was 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 - 0 0 1 0.79 0.79
May. 6 LAD 1.0 1 0 0 0 1 3 0 0 0 - 0 0 1 0.87 0.87
May. 5 LAD 0.7 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 W 0 0 0 0.96 0.75
May. 1 @SF 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 W 0 0 0 1.04 0.69
Apr. 30 @SF 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 - 0 0 1 1.17 0.65
Apr. 29 NYM 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 1.35 0.75
Apr. 25 @Col 1.0 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 1.59 0.71
Apr. 21 @Ari 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 0.00 0.43
Last 14 Games (Team)
7 Games Pitched:  Avg. 1.0 IP/G
7.0 2 0 0 0 1 8 0 1 0 0-0 1 0 5 0.00 0.43
Last 30 Games (Team)
13 Games Pitched:  Avg. 1.1 IP/G
14.0 9 1 1 1 3 15 0 1 0 0-0 2 0 7 0.64 0.86
Last 60 Games (Team)
26 Games Pitched:  Avg. 1.0 IP/G
26.3 17 3 3 1 8 31 3 2 0 3-0 2 0 12 1.03 0.95

Kirby Yates Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR BAA
20184911612001.293
201798361021407.239
20166319611101.204

Vs. Right

Year Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR BAA
2018702536000.094
201713352923305.190
2016121311330604.286

Home

Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP
201813.710117710.661.24
201732.311156751.670.77
201621.321024713.801.36

Away

Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP
201816.320119201.100.61
201724.3340321277.031.56
201620.0000261246.751.55
Kirby Yates vs. Today's Pitcher Stats

Kirby Yates 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+ CHA 1 1 5.1 5.29 3.53 1.50 0.00 62.5% 5.06 3.20 .345
2010 23 A BOW 1 12 90.0 9.70 4.10 2.37 0.90 77.1% 3.30 3.88 .290
2011 24 A+ CHA 16 0 33.1 12.24 5.98 2.05 0.00 83.3% 1.62 2.93 .225
2011 24 R GUL 16 4 6.2 4.35 2.90 1.50 0.00 75% 2.70 3.68 .293
2012 25 AA MON 50 0 68.0 12.44 5.16 2.41 0.53 80.7% 2.65 2.96 .310
2013 26 AAA DUR 51 0 61.2 13.68 3.38 4.04 0.29 81.4% 1.90 1.96 .311
2014 27 AAA DUR 21 0 25.0 12.60 3.24 3.89 0.00 94.7% 0.36 1.60 .220
2014 27 MAJ TB 37 0 36.0 10.50 3.75 2.80 1.00 0.78 75% 92.4 MPH 3.75 3.81 .328
2015 28 A+ CHA 2 1 2.0 9.00 4.50 2.00 0.00 33.3% 9.00 2.70 .355
2015 28 AAA DUR 23 0 25.1 12.19 4.30 2.83 1.79 70.6% 5.33 4.75 .374
2015 28 MAJ TB 20 0 20.3 9.30 3.10 3.00 4.43 0.59 60% 92.4 MPH 7.97 8.71 .263
2016 29 AAA SCR 14 0 16.2 10.56 3.33 3.17 0.00 83.3% 1.62 2.15 .310
2016 29 MAJ NYY 41 0 41.3 10.89 4.14 2.63 1.09 1.40 65.5% 93.2 MPH 5.23 4.02 .351
2017 30 AAA SAL 6 0 7.0 18.00 3.86 4.67 0.00 81.8% 2.57 0.91 .582
2017 30 MAJ LAA 1 0 1.0 9.00 0.00 0.00 18.00 0% 94.1 MPH 18.00 27.20 .000
2017 30 MAJ SD 61 0 55.7 14.07 3.07 4.58 1.62 0.62 74.5% 94.1 MPH 3.72 3.54 .314
2017  (Multiple Teams) 30 MAJ LAA/SD 62 0 56.7 13.98 3.02 4.63 1.91 0.58 74.5% 94.1 MPH 3.97 3.89 .308
2018 31 MAJ SD 31 0 30.0 10.80 2.70 4.00 0.30 1.85 92.3% 93.6 MPH 0.90 2.43 .259
Today's Projections     0 0 .3 9.51 3.02 3.15 1.52 74.7% 3.56 1.09 .241
Next 7 Days     0 0 2.3 10.37 2.78 3.73 1.59 72.7% 3.70 4.11 .249
Rest Of Season     0 0 29.7 10.73 3.01 3.57 1.66 72.6% 3.83 4.22 .251
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3-Year Averages     41 0 39.4 12.09 3.42 3.53 2.05 69% 5.02 4.62 .317
Career     191 0 184.3 11.57 3.37 3.43 1.56 73% 4.15 4.05 .310

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Kirby Yates 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 2018 30 -1 - -1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

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2018 Stat Review for Kirby Yates    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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4.00 K/BB
GOOD
10.80 K/9
GREAT
2.70 BB/9
GOOD
93.6 MPH Fastball
AVERAGE
0.3 HR/9
ELITE
1.85 GB/FB Ratio
MODERATE GROUNDBALLER
ERA/WHIP/FIP

A few general measures of a pitcher's effectiveness.

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0.90 ERA
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0.90 WHIP
ELITE
2.43 FIP
GREAT
BABIP/Strand

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

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.259 BABIP
LOW
92.3% Strand Rate
HIGH

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Kirby Yates: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Yates picked up his first save of the season on Sunday, working around three hits to record a scoreless ninth inning and close out San Diego's 6-3 victory over the Reds.

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Yates fired a scoreless inning and struck out one en route to his eighth hold of the season in Saturday's 7-5 win over the Dodgers.

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Yates struck out two over a clean inning en route to his fifth hold in Wednesday's 2-1 win over Washington.

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Yates (ankle) was activated off the 10-day disabled list Thursday, Bob Scanlan of FOX Sports San Diego reports.

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Yates (ankle) threw batting practice Wednesday, Jeff Sanders of The San Diego Union-Tribune reports.

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Yates (ankle) was throwing on the field Thursday, Jeff Sanders of The San Diego Union-Tribune reports.

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Yates was placed on the 10-day disabled list Monday.

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Padres manager Andy Green said Yates is dealing with right ankle tendinitis and will be evaluated Monday, Kevin Acee of The San Diego Union-Tribune reports.

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Yates was removed from Saturday's game due to right ankle inflammation.

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Yates was removed from Saturday's game due to an apparent injury, AJ Cassavell of MLB.com reports.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2018

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2017

Yates' ability to strike batters out is unquestionable, but the other facets of pitching got him traded twice over the offseason. The 29-year-old eventually landed in the Yankees organization, where he initially broke camp with the major league bullpen. However, he was shipped back to Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre in late June after posting a paltry 5.72 ERA and 4.4 BB/9 across 26.2 innings pitched. He dominated the minor league competition, but his return to the big leagues didn't provide any more success, as he sported a 4.09 ERA and a 4.9 BB/9 over 11 innings scattered across the final two months of the season. The right-hander's strikeout rate was impeccable as always (10.9 K/9), but his lack of control and propensity to give up home runs doesn't bode well going forward. He was claimed off waivers by the Angels in October, so he could garner a low-leverage role in their relatively weak relief corps. That being said, until he can harness his control, Yates is unlikely to be consistently entrusted with high-leverage situations.

2016

Yates made the Raysí Opening Day roster thanks to a strong spring training in which he registered a 2.45 ERA and 11:3 K/BB ratio in 11 innings. His regular season didnít go as well. The 28-year-old saw playing time in four different months and his 4.15 ERA in April was easily his best mark in any individual month. He eventually finished with a brutal 7.97 ERA in 20.1 innings, with most of his time coming after a September callup. At his best, Yates is an excellent strikeout pitcher, evidenced by 11.9 K/9 in the minors and at his worst he deals with serious command issues, with a 4.2 BB/9. He also missed significant time in May and June due to a chest injury, which likely didnít feel great even after he returned. Heíll have to battle to secure a role with the Yankees during spring training after coming over in a January trade, but even if he makes the team, he unlikely to work into a fantasy-relevant role.

2015

The undersized reliever had a nice debut for the Rays in 2014. He struck out 27 percent of the batters he faced and held opposing batters to a .241 average. Over the past two seasons at Triple-A Durham, Yates served as the teamís closer and struck out 128 batters and permitted just 48 hits in 86.2 innings. Despite the big numbers, Yates does not have top-shelf stuff and relies more on sequencing and a deceptive delivery for his effectiveness. He should work the middle innings of relief so he could vulture some wins while helping with strikeouts in deep AL-only leagues.