Erick Fedde
Erick Fedde
27-Year-Old PitcherSP
Washington Nationals
2020 Fantasy Outlook
There was no outlook written for Erick Fedde in 2020. Check out the latest news below for more on his current fantasy value.
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$Signed a contract with the Nationals in July of 2014 that includes a $535,000 signing bonus.
Likely to stick in bullpen
PWashington Nationals
August 9, 2020
Fedde will likely remain in the bullpen during the upcoming week with Max Scherzer (hamstring) expected to make his next scheduled start Tuesday against the Mets, Mark Zuckerman of MASNSports.com reports.
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Fedde earned a spot in the Opening Day rotation while Stephen Strasburg (hand) missed his first two turns, but he was deployed in long relief Aug. 5 against the Mets after Scherzer lasted just one inning before exiting with an injury. Since Strasburg was cleared to make his 2020 debut Sunday and Scherzer's hamstring has been responding well to workouts over the past couple of days, the Nationals are optimistic they'll have their ideal rotation intact for the first time all season.
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Pitching Appearances Breakdown
Average Pitch Count
61
Last 10 Games
61
Last 5 Games
61
How many pitches does Erick Fedde generally throw?
 
1-10
 
11-20
 
21-30
 
31-40
 
41-50
 
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111-120
 
121+
 
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21-30
 
31-40
 
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121+
 
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121+
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% Games Reaching Innings Threshold
% Games By Number of Innings Pitched
Left/Right Pitching Splits
Since 2018
 
 
-20%
BAA vs RHP
2020
 
 
-36%
BAA vs LHP
2019
 
 
-35%
BAA vs RHP
2018
 
 
-9%
BAA vs RHP
BAA Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR
Since 2018vs Left .315 286 38 29 80 15 2 9
Since 2018vs Right .251 315 53 32 69 16 0 12
2020vs Left .222 20 1 2 4 0 0 0
2020vs Right .346 30 3 4 9 2 0 2
2019vs Left .333 168 19 16 50 9 1 6
2019vs Right .217 166 22 17 31 7 0 5
2018vs Left .302 98 18 11 26 6 1 3
2018vs Right .274 119 28 11 29 7 0 5
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Home/Away Pitching Splits
Since 2018
 
 
-32%
ERA on Road
2020
 
 
-100%
ERA on Road
2019
 
 
-63%
ERA on Road
2018
 
 
-3%
ERA at Home
ERA WHIP IP W L SV K/9 BB/9 HR/9
Since 2018Home 5.46 1.66 85.2 3 6 0 5.6 4.5 1.3
Since 2018Away 3.74 1.28 53.0 3 1 0 6.5 3.1 1.5
2020Home 3.48 1.84 10.1 0 1 0 3.5 5.2 1.7
2020Away 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2019Home 5.88 1.63 49.0 3 2 0 5.0 4.8 1.5
2019Away 2.17 1.17 29.0 1 0 0 4.3 2.2 0.9
2018Home 5.47 1.63 26.1 0 3 0 7.5 3.8 0.7
2018Away 5.63 1.42 24.0 2 1 0 9.0 4.1 2.3
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Stat Review
How does Erick Fedde compare to other starting pitchers?
This section compares his stats with all starting pitcher seasons from the previous three seasons (minimum 120 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 120 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
0.67
 
K/9
3.5
 
BB/9
5.2
 
HR/9
1.7
 
Fastball
93.4 mph
 
ERA
3.48
 
WHIP
1.84
 
BABIP
.304
 
GB/FB
4.17
 
Left On Base
86.4%
 
Exit Velocity
88.0 mph
 
Barrels/BBE
5.5%
 
Spin Rate
1859 rpm
 
Balls Hit 95+ MPH
36.4%
 
Swinging Strike
6.0%
 
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Fedde made 11 starts for the Nationals when not in the minors or on the shelf with a shoulder injury. He wasn't particularly effective when called upon, finishing the season with a 5.54 ERA. His underlying numbers were in line with those of a back-end starter, matching his prospect reports. The righty's 21.2% strikeout rate and 10.1% walk rate were each worse than league average, though neither by a large amount, and he kept the ball on the ground fairly well at a 53.1% clip. He was hurt by the long ball when batters did manage to hit it in the air, however, giving up a 22.2% HR/FB rate, nearly double the league average. If that number regresses this season, Fedde should be able to eat innings at the back of the rotation without hurting the Nationals too much. He looks to be the team's sixth starter heading into the year.
Fedde has the best shot to break camp as Washington's No. 5 starter as of early January, but the Nationals would undoubtedly prefer a better option. Fedde is entering his age-25 season and has made just 21 starts above High-A. His limited experience as a starter in the upper levels is due largely to the Nationals using him as a reliever at Double-A and Triple-A for a good chunk of last season. His slider grades out as a plus pitch, but his 93-mph fastball and improved changeup are just average offerings. Fedde's development brings flashbacks to the days when A.J. Cole was seen as a potential mid-rotation arm, then hit a wall against upper-level hitting and now projects to be a permanent member of the Nationals' bullpen. Fedde will continue to be developed as a starter for now, but he is more likely to develop into a No. 5 starter or setup man than a No. 3 starter.
Few prospects have seen their stock rise more in the last 12 months than Fedde. The 2014 first-round pick continued recovering from Tommy John surgery with flying colors, throwing 121 innings between High-A and Double-A while posting combined 9.1 K/9 and 2.2 BB/9 rates. His fastball returned to the mid-90s with excellent life, his slider flashed as a true out pitch, and he even showed improvement with his changeup. As he's already 23 years old, the Nats have little reason to continue babying him, and it wouldn't be a shock to see him fire his last few frames in the majors. The development of that changeup remains key to his long-term value, as without it Fedde could find himself trying to find a role as a dominant late-inning reliever instead of a starter, but with Giolito and Reynaldo Lopez now in Chicago, the path is cleared for Fedde to challenge for a full-time rotation spot as soon as 2018.
The 18th overall pick in the 2014 draft, Fedde slid out of the top 10 after undergoing Tommy John surgery to close an outstanding career at UNLV. Making his pro debut in late June with short-season Auburn, the right-hander made eight strong starts before a promotion to Low-A Hagerstown to finish the year, and scouting reports had him back in his pre-surgery form with a mid-90s fastball that can touch higher as well as a developing slider and changeup that both have the makings of plus pitches. The Nationals have done very well in handling Lucas Giolito's development following his TJ surgery, and while the college-trained Fedde is older than Giolito, the organization won't likely rush him through the system. Expect the 22-year-old to return to Low-A in 2016 and get a possible midseason promotion if he's earned it, with his major league debut coming no earlier than late 2017.
The Nationals selected Fedde in the first round of the 2014 first-year player draft knowing that he would be rehabbing from Tommy John surgery performed just a month earlier, but given their track record with players like Lucas Giolito, you have to give them some credit for knowing what they're doing. In college, Fedde displayed a low-90s sinking fastball that he could crank up to 96 mph when he needed to, along with a sharp slider and the makings of a useful changeup. If he returns from surgery without a hitch, and used his time off the mound to improve his strength and fitness as well as rehabbing his elbow, he could advance through the Nats' system as quickly as their ultra-cautious plan will allow him. The earliest he'll realistically be knocking on the door of the major league roster is 2018, but keeper league owners who aren't deterred by that timetable could wind up with a gem if they grab him now.
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Forced into action Wednesday
PWashington Nationals
August 6, 2020
Fedde (0-1) took the loss Wednesday as the Nationals fell 3-1 to the Mets, allowing one run on three hits and three walks over three innings of relief. He struck out one.
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Limited to 57 pitches
PWashington Nationals
July 30, 2020
Fedde allowed two earned runs on six hits and two walks while striking out none across 3.1 innings Thursday against the Blue Jays. He did not factor into the decision.
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Remains in rotation for now
PWashington Nationals
July 29, 2020
Fedde will make another start Thursday against the Blue Jays, Jessica Camerato of MLB.com reports.
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Goes four on short notice
PWashington Nationals
July 25, 2020
Fedde was charged with two runs (one earned) on four hits over four innings in a no-decision against the Yankees on Saturday. He struck out three and issued one walk.
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Starting on short notice
PWashington Nationals
July 25, 2020
Fedde will start Saturday against the Yankees, Brittany Ghiroli of The Athletic reports.
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