Luis Perdomo
Luis Perdomo
25-Year-Old PitcherSP
San Diego Padres
2019 Fantasy Outlook
Perdomo's 2018 campaign was a disappointment all around, as he posted an ERA of 7.05 in 44.2 innings and dealt with shoulder issues. He did at least end the season with five straight scoreless innings in September with the shoulder woes presumably behind him, but that's far too small a sample to draw any conclusions from, and his whole body of work wasn't too far off the mediocre-at-best performances he recorded in his first two big-league seasons. While his ERA was certainly inflated by a .389 BABIP and a 61.4% strand rate, his peripherals still weren't pretty. He struck out just 18.0% of batters while walking 10.1%, both well worse than the league average, and his elite groundball proclivity evaporated (from 61.8% to 43.0%). His is very much a long-relief profile, and Perdomo may be stuck in that role for most of this season. Read Past Outlooks
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Sharp in short outing
PSan Diego Padres
September 27, 2018
Perdomo fired three scoreless innings while allowing one hit and striking out four against the Giants on Wednesday.
ANALYSIS
Perdomo made his first start since returning from the disabled list Sept. 8. The hard-throwing righty stifled an otherwise lifeless Giants lineup, but he didn't factor in the decision due to the scheduled short outing. The 25-year-old finishes the year on a strong note, but his 7.05 ERA in the majors this season puts his starting prospects in jeopardy next year.
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Left/Right Pitching Splits
Since 2016
 
 
-7%
BAA vs RHP
2018
 
 
-10%
BAA vs RHP
2017
 
 
-12%
BAA vs RHP
2016
Even Split
BAA Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR
Since 2016vs Left .313 766 101 66 216 42 1 24
Since 2016vs Right .291 829 161 67 215 44 3 20
2018vs Left .343 116 15 14 35 11 0 4
2018vs Right .310 101 24 8 27 8 0 0
2017vs Left .305 344 43 33 93 23 0 5
2017vs Right .267 372 75 32 89 16 0 12
2016vs Left .310 306 43 19 88 8 1 15
2016vs Right .309 356 62 27 99 20 3 8
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Home/Away Pitching Splits
Since 2016
 
 
-26%
ERA on Road
2018
 
 
-82%
ERA on Road
2017
 
 
-3%
ERA on Road
2016
 
 
-16%
ERA on Road
ERA WHIP IP W L SV K/9 BB/9 HR/9
Since 2016Home 6.23 1.70 170.1 10 15 0 6.4 3.7 1.0
Since 2016Away 4.63 1.49 184.2 8 12 0 6.8 3.1 1.3
2018Home 12.63 2.66 20.2 0 5 0 8.3 5.7 1.3
2018Away 2.25 1.21 24.0 1 1 0 7.5 3.4 0.4
2017Home 4.73 1.47 91.1 6 5 0 6.8 3.7 0.5
2017Away 4.60 1.56 72.1 2 6 0 6.1 3.4 1.5
2016Home 6.33 1.71 58.1 4 5 0 5.2 2.9 1.5
2016Away 5.30 1.51 88.1 5 5 0 7.2 2.8 1.3
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Stat Review
How does Luis Perdomo 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.
K/BB
1.77
 
K/9
7.9
 
BB/9
4.4
 
HR/9
0.8
 
Fastball
93.3 mph
 
ERA
7.05
 
WHIP
1.88
 
BABIP
.400
 
GB/FB
1.86
 
Strand %
61.3%
 
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Past Fantasy Outlooks
2018
2017
2016
Groundballs are nice, and Perdomo gets those in bunches (60.4 percent career groundball rate), but the strikeout is king, and Perdomo lacks swing-and-miss stuff. He is averaging just 6.5 K/9 in 310.1 career innings at the big-league level. The right-hander works mostly sinker-curveball -- he showed even less confidence in his changeup in 2017, cutting its usage from 9.7 percent to just 5.8 percent. He failed to post an ERA under 4.50 in any month of the campaign, as he was bitten by an uptick in walks (3.6 BB/9), and although the indicators point to some bad luck (4.40 FIP, 4.24 xFIP, 4.45 SIERA), it's tough to see room for substantial improvement barring development of that third pitch. His home park in San Diego accentuates his main strength -- keeping the ball on the ground -- and youth is on his side, but Perdomo seems destined to keep the "low-upside streamer" label for the foreseeable future.
The Padres acquired Perdomo from the Rockies in December after Colorado selected the right-hander in the Rule 5 draft. Although he had never appeared in a game above High-A prior to last season, Perdomo emerged as a viable rotation option for San Diego over the course of the year, taking the ball for 20 starts after making 15 relief appearances and avoiding free passes at a somewhat manageable clip (2.8 BB/9). He boasts a solid three-pitch arsenal, which includes a fastball (average velocity: 93.6 mph), slider, and changeup. Considering he skipped Double-A and Triple-A entirely, Perdomo's numbers are actually quite impressive. Most of his success came in the second half of the season (4.30 ERA, 2.09 BB/9), although his strikeout rate tumbled during that window (5.4 K/9). Still, that overall improvement has him in line to open the year back in the big league rotation. After keeping him on the active roster for all of 2016, the Padres are now free to send him to the minors if he deals with significant struggles, so there is a very low floor here.
Perdomo is a Rule 5 pick who the Padres may keep in the bullpen all season as they look toward the future. The 22-year-old logged 126.1 innings between Low-A and High-A last year as a starter in the Cardinals system.
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Will start Wednesday
PSan Diego Padres
September 25, 2018
Perdomo will start Wednesday's series finale at San Francisco, AJ Cassavell of MLB.com reports.
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Back from DL
PSan Diego Padres
September 3, 2018
Perdomo (shoulder) was activated from the 10-day DL on Monday.
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Kicks off rehab assignment Saturday
PSan Diego Padres
Shoulder
August 26, 2018
Perdomo (shoulder) began a rehab assignment with Triple-A El Paso on Saturday, Jeff Sanders of The San Diego Union-Tribune reports.
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Avoids structural damage
PSan Diego Padres
Shoulder
July 30, 2018
Padres manager Andy Green said that Perdomo, who was placed on the 10-day disabled list Saturday with a right shoulder strain, isn't dealing with any structural damage, the Associated Press reports.
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Placed on DL
PSan Diego Padres
Shoulder
July 28, 2018
Perdomo (shoulder) was moved to the 10-day disabled list Saturday due to a right shoulder strain, Jeff Sanders of The San Diego Union-Tribune reports.
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