Freddy Peralta
Freddy Peralta
23-Year-Old PitcherRP
Milwaukee Brewers
2019 Fantasy Outlook
Peralta burst onto the scene last year in his big-league debut, striking out 13 batters and allowing just one hit over 5.2 innings in Coors Field, of all places. Peralta averaged just 90.8 mph on his fastball last year, but that did not stop him from posting an 11.0 K/9 at the big-league level. With that velocity, Peralta’s success can be attributed to his deception, as he hides his pitches well from opposing hitters. That hasn’t been a pattern for sustained success in the past (think Ubaldo Jimenez, John Axford) but Peralta did throw in the mid-90s when working out of the bullpen late in the season, which gives him a nice long-term floor. He figures to compete for a rotation spot in the spring, but given the Brewers’ depth, it will be tough for him to secure a spot. If he doesn’t, he could work in relief at the big-league level or stay stretched out at Triple-A. Read Past Outlooks
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$Signed a contract with the Mariners in April of 2013 that includes a $137,000 signing bonus. Traded to the Brewers in December of 2015.
Earns win in relief
PMilwaukee Brewers
September 19, 2019
Peralta (7-3) earned the win Thursday after holding the Padres scoreless with three strikeouts across 1.1 innings.
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Peralta came into the fifth inning to replace starter Jordan Lyles and finished off the final out by whiffing Eric Hosmer. The win was the seventh of the season for the 23-year-old, who was recalled from Triple-A San Antonio on Sept. 1. Peralta owns a 5.36 WHIP and 1.45 ERA across 37 appearances in the majors this season.
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Pitching Appearances Breakdown
Average Pitch Count
41
Last 10 Games
20
Last 5 Games
21
How many pitches does Freddy Peralta generally throw?
 
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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 2017
 
 
-11%
BAA vs RHP
2019
 
 
-22%
BAA vs LHP
2018
 
 
-56%
BAA vs RHP
2017
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BAA Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR
Since 2017vs Left .236 309 94 47 61 16 2 9
Since 2017vs Right .211 394 117 30 75 17 2 14
2019vs Left .219 152 50 23 28 5 1 3
2019vs Right .280 230 65 14 59 14 1 12
2018vs Left .252 157 44 24 33 11 1 6
2018vs Right .111 164 52 16 16 3 1 2
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
 
 
-45%
ERA at Home
2019
 
 
-45%
ERA at Home
2018
 
 
-49%
ERA at Home
2017
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ERA WHIP IP W L SV K/9 BB/9 HR/9
Since 2017Home 3.39 1.12 79.2 8 3 1 11.5 4.2 1.2
Since 2017Away 6.13 1.48 83.2 5 4 0 11.7 4.3 1.3
2019Home 3.86 1.35 46.2 4 2 1 12.0 4.6 1.5
2019Away 7.04 1.59 38.1 3 1 0 12.4 3.1 1.6
2018Home 2.73 0.79 33.0 4 1 0 10.9 3.5 0.8
2018Away 5.36 1.39 45.1 2 3 0 11.1 5.4 1.0
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 Freddy Peralta 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
3.11
 
K/9
12.2
 
BB/9
3.9
 
HR/9
1.6
 
Fastball
93.6 mph
 
ERA
5.29
 
WHIP
1.46
 
BABIP
.366
 
GB/FB
0.79
 
Left On Base
64.1%
 
Exit Velocity
90.1 mph
 
Barrels/BBE
9.5%
 
Spin Rate
2409 rpm
 
Balls Hit 95+ MPH
39.6%
 
Swinging Strike
13.9%
 
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Past Fantasy Outlooks
2018
2017
Peralta made steady improvements from 2014 through 2016, but he made a huge leap in 2017, dominating batters at both the High-A and Double-A ranks. A strong start to the season with High-A Carolina earned him a promotion to Double-A Biloxi, where he was even better. When it was all said and done, Peralta had struck out 169 batters over 120 innings while limiting opposing hitters to a minuscule .178 batting average. The only black mark on his ledger was a woeful walk rate that nearly touched 5.00. That is an area of concern for Peralta moving forward as he has struggled with free passes at nearly every level, as is his slight frame. However, Peralta's track record and strikeout potential give him tantalizing upside. If he is unable to reign in his control, his strikeout stuff should play just fine in a relief role.
Peralta was one of the lottery tickets acquired by the Brewers in the Adam Lind trade last winter. At just 6-foot and 168 pounds, he doesn't have the frame of the typical rotation prospect, but it's hard to argue with his results so far. In 16 appearances for Low-A Wisconsin, Peralta struck out 77 batters over just 60 innings en route to a 2.85 ERA. He took his lumps in eight games following a promotion to High-A Brevard County, but at 20 years old, there's no shame in that. He has issues with control but an arsenal that is nasty enough to rack up strikeouts. He'll never project as a top-of-the-rotation pitcher, but he could find himself starting in Milwaukee in a few years if he can improve his control.
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Notches sixth win
PMilwaukee Brewers
September 13, 2019
Peralta tossed two perfect innings and picked up his sixth win of the season in Thursday's victory over the Marlins.
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Recalled by Brewers
PMilwaukee Brewers
September 1, 2019
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Optioned to Triple-A
PMilwaukee Brewers
August 18, 2019
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Struggling of late
PMilwaukee Brewers
August 6, 2019
Peralta allowed three earned runs over 0.2 innings in Monday's victory over the Pirates.
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Picks up first save
PMilwaukee Brewers
July 24, 2019
Peralta picked up his first career save Wednesday against the Reds, and manager Craig Counsell wants to keep him in a high-leverage relief role going forward, Tom Haudricourt of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports. The right-hander struck out two and did not allow a baserunner while throwing 19 pitches.
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