Gabriel Ynoa
Gabriel Ynoa
26-Year-Old PitcherRP
Baltimore Orioles
2019 Fantasy Outlook
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$Signed a minor-league contract with the Orioles in November of 2018.
Turns in mediocre no-decision
PBaltimore Orioles
September 14, 2019
Ynoa allowed two runs on seven hits with one walk and one strikeout across four innings during a no-decision against the Tigers on Saturday.
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The 26-year-old finished an inning shy of being eligible for a win anyway, but he needed a three-run rally during the eighth to get him off the hook for the loss because of Baltimore's lack of offense early in this one. Owners can be pleased by that and his eighth straight outing of allowing two runs or fewer, but as a spot starter, Ynoa doesn't always pitch multiple innings, and even when he starts, he rarely goes more than four. That obviously limits his fantasy value. He is 1-8 with a 5.74 ERA, 1.40 WHIP and 61 strikeouts in 100.1 innings this season. Ynoa will start again Thursday at home against the Blue Jays.
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Pitching Appearances Breakdown
Average Pitch Count
49
Last 10 Games
41
Last 5 Games
41
How many pitches does Gabriel Ynoa generally throw?
 
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% Games Reaching Innings Threshold
% Games By Number of Innings Pitched
Left/Right Pitching Splits
Since 2017
 
 
-1%
BAA vs LHP
2019
 
 
-7%
BAA vs LHP
2018
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2017
 
 
-15%
BAA vs RHP
BAA Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR
Since 2017vs Left .282 287 39 16 75 15 4 18
Since 2017vs Right .286 298 48 16 80 15 0 12
2019vs Left .271 213 30 13 54 10 2 14
2019vs Right .292 225 31 11 62 13 0 11
2018vs Left 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2018vs Right 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2017vs Left .313 74 9 3 21 5 2 4
2017vs Right .265 73 17 5 18 2 0 1
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Home/Away Pitching Splits
Since 2017
 
 
-31%
ERA at Home
2019
 
 
-19%
ERA at Home
2018
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2017
 
 
-59%
ERA at Home
ERA WHIP IP W L SV K/9 BB/9 HR/9
Since 2017Home 4.42 1.28 73.1 3 3 0 6.1 1.6 1.7
Since 2017Away 6.42 1.51 61.2 0 8 0 5.4 2.8 2.3
2019Home 5.15 1.32 50.2 1 3 0 6.0 1.4 2.0
2019Away 6.34 1.47 49.2 0 5 0 4.9 2.9 2.5
2018Home 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2018Away 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2017Home 2.78 1.19 22.2 2 0 0 6.4 2.0 1.2
2017Away 6.75 1.67 12.0 0 3 0 7.5 2.3 1.5
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Stat Review
How does Gabriel Ynoa compare to other relievers?
This section compares his stats with all relief pitcher seasons from the previous three seasons (minimum 30 innings)*. The bar represents the player's percentile rank. For example, if the bar is halfway across, then the player falls into the 50th percentile for that stat and it would be considered average.

* Exit Velocity, Barrels/BBE %, Balls Hit 95+ MPH %, and Spin Rate are benchmarked against this season's data (min 20 IP). See here for more exit velocity/barrels stats plus an explanation of current limitations with that data set.
  • K/BB
    Strikeout to walk ratio.
  • K/9
    Average strikeouts per nine innings.
  • BB/9
    Average walks per nine innings.
  • HR/9
    Average home runs allowed per nine innings.
  • Fastball
    Average fastball velocity.
  • ERA
    Earned run average. The average earned runs allowed per nine innings.
  • WHIP
    Walks plus hits per inning pitched.
  • BABIP
    Batting average on balls in play. Measures how many balls in play against a pitcher go for hits.
  • GB/FB
    Groundball to flyball ratio. The higher the number, the more likely a pitcher is to induce groundballs.
  • Left On Base
    The percentage of base runners that a pitcher strands on base over the course of a season.
  • Exit Velocity
    The speed of the baseball as it comes off the bat, immediately after a batter makes contact.
  • Barrels/BBE
    The percentage of batted ball events resulting in a Barrel. A Barrel is a batted ball with similar exit velocity and launch angle to past ones that led to a minimum .500 batting average and 1.500 slugging percentage.
  • Spin Rate
    Spin Rate is the rate of spin on a baseball after it is released. It is measured in revolutions per minute (rpm).
  • Balls Hit 95+ MPH
    The percentage of batted balls hit that met or exceeded the 95 MPH threshold.
  • Swinging Strike
    The percentage of pitches that result in a swing and a miss.
K/BB
2.54
 
K/9
5.5
 
BB/9
2.2
 
HR/9
2.2
 
Fastball
93.5 mph
 
ERA
5.74
 
WHIP
1.40
 
BABIP
.291
 
GB/FB
1.48
 
Left On Base
64.8%
 
Exit Velocity
90.2 mph
 
Barrels/BBE
8.6%
 
Spin Rate
2089 rpm
 
Balls Hit 95+ MPH
41.3%
 
Swinging Strike
9.2%
 
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Past Fantasy Outlooks
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Ynoa was shipped to Baltimore from the Mets shortly before the start of spring training last year to add some organizational pitching depth with Chris Tillman's status for the start of the season in question. However, he ultimately did not make the Opening Day roster and struggled at the outset of the season at Triple-A Norfolk, notching a 6.65 ERA through his first five outings at that level. The bulk of his season was spent shuttling between the Norfolk rotation and the O's bullpen and he ended the year with a 4.15 ERA along with a 1.36 WHIP at the big-league level. There are a few openings in the rotation, and Ynoa showed enough over his limited sample last season to where he'll have a shot this spring to lock down a No. 4 or No. 5 role. However, expectations should be tempered from a fantasy standpoint considering his shaky home-run rate (1.3 HR/9) and low strikeout rate (6.8 K/9).
Ynoa got his first taste of the upper levels of the minors when he made his Triple-A debut to kick off the 2016 season. His time there mostly mirrored his experience at the lower levels -- nothing overpowering with relatively few strikeouts and walks, but effective enough to keep the ball in the yard and to keep his ERA at a respectable 3.97. When he got his chance in the majors later in the season, the 23-year-old uncharacteristically lost control as he yielded 3.4 BB/9, but he was also done in by bad luck to the point that his FIP (2.60) was nearly four runs lower than his ERA (6.38). Though he looked much more comfortable as a starter, he was used mostly out of the bullpen in the big leagues (10 appearances, three starts). The righty would be much more valuable to owners out of the rotation, but he'll have to compete for a spot at the back end in spring training even after being dealt to the Orioles in February.
When Ynoa is on the mound, one thing is for certain; he's going to attack the strike zone. He's averaged a mere 1.2 BB/9 in his five professional seasons. The formula proved successful at the Low-A level in 2013, earning him a promotion to High-A St. Lucie to begin the 2014 campaign. Eventually, Ynoa made the jump to the Double-A level as a 21-year-old, and while the results weren't great (4.21 ERA, 1.29 WHIP), he maintained a low walk rate (1.6 BB/9) and was very good away from Binghamton's home park (2.72 ERA road ERA). His strikeout rate dropped signficantly with the move up (from 7.0 K/9 to just 5.7 K/9), and his flyball tendencies caught up with him a bit (nine homers in 66.1 innings with Binghamton), but he showed enough to convince the Mets he warranted protection from the Rule 5 draft. Ynoa may struggle upon his promotion to the hitter-friendly Pacific Coast League in 2015, though the Mets could always have him bypass the Triple-A level and just give him a long-relief role with the big club.
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Starting Saturday
PBaltimore Orioles
September 11, 2019
Ynoa will start Saturday against the Tigers, Roch Kubatko of MASN Sports reports.
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Pitches well in loss
PBaltimore Orioles
September 3, 2019
Ynoa (1-8) allowed two runs on six hits with no walks and two strikeouts across 6.1 innings while taking a loss against the Rays during the second game of a doubleheader Tuesday.
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Starting second game
PBaltimore Orioles
September 3, 2019
Ynoa will start the second game of Tuesday's doubleheader against the Rays, Roch Kubatko of MASN Sports reports.
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Back in bullpen
PBaltimore Orioles
August 21, 2019
Ynoa has made his last two appearances with the Orioles as a reliever, giving up two runs on two hits across two innings.
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Tosses up four homers
PBaltimore Orioles
August 12, 2019
Ynoa (1-7) allowed seven runs on seven hits with one walk and three strikeouts across six innings while taking a loss in the first game of a doubleheader against the Yankees on Monday.
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