Marcus Walden
Marcus Walden
31-Year-Old PitcherRP
Boston Red Sox
2019 Fantasy Outlook
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$Signed a minor-league contract with the Red Sox in December of 2016.
Surrenders run Saturday
PBoston Red Sox
August 31, 2019
Walden allowed a run on two hits and a walk while striking out one over one inning in a 10-4 loss to the Angels on Saturday.
ANALYSIS
Walden was called upon to pitch the second inning as the Red Sox played a bullpen game Saturday, and he allowed a run-scoring single to Mike Trout. The performance raises the right-hander's ERA to 3.41 with a 1.08 WHIP and 66:24 K:BB in 68.2 innings this season.
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Pitching Appearances Breakdown
Average Pitch Count
18
Last 10 Games
17
Last 5 Games
16
How many pitches does Marcus Walden generally throw?
 
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121+
What part of the game does Marcus Walden generally pitch?
 
 
 
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% Games Reaching Innings Threshold
% Games By Number of Innings Pitched
Left/Right Pitching Splits
Since 2017
 
 
-13%
BAA vs LHP
2019
 
 
-13%
BAA vs LHP
2018
 
 
-17%
BAA vs LHP
2017
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BAA Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR
Since 2017vs Left .203 156 44 15 28 9 0 3
Since 2017vs Right .234 231 46 20 48 14 1 3
2019vs Left .198 132 36 13 23 7 0 3
2019vs Right .227 196 40 19 39 10 1 3
2018vs Left .227 24 8 2 5 2 0 0
2018vs Right .273 35 6 1 9 4 0 0
2017vs Left 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2017vs Right 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
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Home/Away Pitching Splits
Since 2017
 
 
-29%
ERA on Road
2019
 
 
-17%
ERA on Road
2018
 
 
-69%
ERA on Road
2017
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ERA WHIP IP W L SV K/9 BB/9 HR/9
Since 2017Home 4.38 1.20 49.1 6 1 1 9.3 3.8 0.5
Since 2017Away 3.12 1.18 43.1 3 1 2 8.1 2.9 0.6
2019Home 4.12 1.17 43.2 6 1 0 9.1 3.9 0.6
2019Away 3.41 1.22 34.1 3 1 2 8.4 3.4 0.8
2018Home 6.35 1.41 5.2 0 0 1 11.1 3.2 0.0
2018Away 2.00 1.00 9.0 0 0 0 7.0 1.0 0.0
2017Home 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2017Away 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
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Stat Review
How does Marcus Walden 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 2019 data (min 30 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
2.38
 
K/9
8.8
 
BB/9
3.7
 
HR/9
0.7
 
Fastball
94.2 mph
 
ERA
3.81
 
WHIP
1.19
 
BABIP
.276
 
GB/FB
2.39
 
Left On Base
65.0%
 
Exit Velocity
89.3 mph
 
Barrels/BBE
2.9%
 
Spin Rate
2276 rpm
 
Balls Hit 95+ MPH
35.7%
 
Swinging Strike
13.0%
 
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Notches one-out save
PBoston Red Sox
July 23, 2019
Walden earned the save Tuesday versus the Rays by recording one out and issuing one walk. He did not record a strikeout.
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Runs into eighth-inning trouble
PBoston Red Sox
May 29, 2019
Walden allowed two runs on two hits and a walk in one-third of an inning in Tuesday's 7-5 loss to the Indians.
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Notches first save
PBoston Red Sox
May 26, 2019
Walden earned the save by striking out one in a scoreless ninth inning Sunday against the Astros.
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Unsung hero in win
PBoston Red Sox
May 16, 2019
Walden did not give up a hit and struck out four over 2.1 scoreless innings in Wednesday's 6-5 extra-inning win over the Rockies.
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Rings up fifth win
PBoston Red Sox
May 8, 2019
Walden (5-0) allowed one run on two hits and struck out three over three innings in Tuesday's 8-5 win over the Orioles.
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