Alex Young
26-Year-Old PitcherSP
2019 Fantasy Outlook
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$Signed a contract with the Diamondbacks in July of 2015 that includes a $1.43 million signing bonus.
Fires four shutout innings
PArizona Diamondbacks
September 29, 2019
Young allowed four hits over four scoreless innings of relief Sunday, striking out one batter in the win over San Diego. He did not factor in the decision.
ANALYSIS
Young took over for opener Taijuan Walker and scattered four singles over his four shutout innings. The rookie southpaw ends his 2019 campaign with a 3.56 ERA and 71:27 K:BB over 83.1 innings.
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Pitching Appearances Breakdown
Average Pitch Count
78
Last 10 Games
82
Last 5 Games
80
How many pitches does Alex Young generally throw?
 
1-10
 
11-20
 
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41-50
 
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111-120
 
121+
 
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11-20
 
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41-50
 
51-60
 
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111-120
 
121+
 
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21-30
 
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111-120
 
121+
What part of the game does Alex Young generally pitch?
 
 
 
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% Games Reaching Innings Threshold
% Games By Number of Innings Pitched
Left/Right Pitching Splits
Since 2017
 
 
-34%
BAA vs LHP
2019
 
 
-34%
BAA vs LHP
2018
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2017
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BAA Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR
Since 2017vs Left .167 100 20 10 15 4 0 3
Since 2017vs Right .253 249 51 17 57 12 0 11
2019vs Left .167 100 20 10 15 4 0 3
2019vs Right .253 249 51 17 57 12 0 11
2018vs Left 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2018vs Right 0 0 0 0 0 0 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
 
 
-48%
ERA on Road
2019
 
 
-48%
ERA on Road
2018
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2017
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ERA WHIP IP W L SV K/9 BB/9 HR/9
Since 2017Home 4.57 1.28 45.1 2 3 0 7.5 3.2 1.6
Since 2017Away 2.37 1.08 38.0 5 2 0 7.8 2.6 1.4
2019Home 4.57 1.28 45.1 2 3 0 7.5 3.2 1.6
2019Away 2.37 1.08 38.0 5 2 0 7.8 2.6 1.4
2018Home 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2018Away 0 0 0 0 0 0 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 Alex Young 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 this season's data (min 70 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
2.63
 
K/9
7.7
 
BB/9
2.9
 
HR/9
1.5
 
Fastball
89.3 mph
 
ERA
3.56
 
WHIP
1.19
 
BABIP
.261
 
GB/FB
1.77
 
Left On Base
74.3%
 
Exit Velocity
87.8 mph
 
Barrels/BBE
7.0%
 
Spin Rate
2158 rpm
 
Balls Hit 95+ MPH
36.2%
 
Swinging Strike
12.3%
 
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In line for bulk innings Sunday
PArizona Diamondbacks
September 26, 2019
Young could be used as the primary starter for Sunday's season finale against the Pirates, Nick Piecoro of the Arizona Republic reports.
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Knocked around by Cardinals
PArizona Diamondbacks
September 23, 2019
Young (7-5) took the loss against the Cardinals on Monday, giving up six earned runs on seven hits over five innings, striking out five and walking two in a 9-7 defeat for the Diamondbacks.
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No-decision against Marlins
PArizona Diamondbacks
September 17, 2019
Young threw five innings in a no-decision against the Marlins on Tuesday, giving up two runs (one earned) on five hits, striking out four and walking four as the Diamondbacks eventually fell 12-6.
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Fails to pitch three frames
PArizona Diamondbacks
September 12, 2019
Young (7-4) allowed six runs (one earned) on five hits with two walks and three strikeouts across 2.2 innings while taking a loss against the Mets on Thursday.
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Strikes out 12 in seventh victory
PArizona Diamondbacks
September 7, 2019
Young (7-3) threw eight scoreless innings for the win Saturday, allowing just two hits and striking out 12 batters in a 2-0 win over the Reds.
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