Chris Flexen
Chris Flexen
25-Year-Old PitcherRP
New York Mets
2019 Fantasy Outlook
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$Signed a contract with the Mets in June of 2012 that includes a $374,400 signing bonus.
Recalled from Triple-A
PNew York Mets
August 22, 2019
ANALYSIS
He has logged over two innings in three of his last five appearances at Triple-A and figures to work as a long reliever in the majors. Flexen has a career 8.15 ERA and 2.14 WHIP in 67.1 MLB innings.
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Left/Right Pitching Splits
Since 2017
 
 
-21%
BAA vs LHP
2019
 
 
-47%
BAA vs LHP
2018
 
 
-6%
BAA vs RHP
2017
 
 
-19%
BAA vs LHP
BAA Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR
Since 2017vs Left .280 152 20 33 33 10 0 4
Since 2017vs Right .354 188 29 21 57 12 0 10
2019vs Left .167 27 4 9 3 2 0 0
2019vs Right .314 40 6 4 11 3 0 1
2018vs Left .444 12 1 3 4 2 0 0
2018vs Right .417 28 2 3 10 3 0 2
2017vs Left .286 113 15 21 26 6 0 4
2017vs Right .353 120 21 14 36 6 0 7
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Home/Away Pitching Splits
Since 2017
 
 
-23%
ERA at Home
2019
 
 
-73%
ERA on Road
2018
 
 
-14%
ERA on Road
2017
 
 
-53%
ERA at Home
ERA WHIP IP W L SV K/9 BB/9 HR/9
Since 2017Home 6.91 1.65 27.1 2 5 0 5.9 5.6 2.6
Since 2017Away 9.00 2.48 40.0 1 6 0 7.0 8.3 1.4
2019Home 20.25 3.00 1.1 0 1 0 13.5 0.0 6.8
2019Away 5.40 1.97 11.2 0 2 0 6.2 10.0 0.0
2018Home 13.50 2.25 4.0 0 2 0 4.5 6.8 4.5
2018Away 11.57 4.71 2.1 0 0 0 3.9 11.6 0.0
2017Home 4.91 1.45 22.0 2 2 0 5.7 5.7 2.0
2017Away 10.38 2.50 26.0 1 4 0 7.6 7.3 2.1
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Stat Review
How does Chris Flexen 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 this season's data (min 20 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
0.77
 
K/9
6.9
 
BB/9
9.0
 
HR/9
0.7
 
Fastball
94.4 mph
 
ERA
6.92
 
WHIP
2.08
 
BABIP
.328
 
GB/FB
1.06
 
Left On Base
58.6%
 
Exit Velocity
88.6 mph
 
Barrels/BBE
4.4%
 
Spin Rate
2141 rpm
 
Balls Hit 95+ MPH
44.4%
 
Swinging Strike
8.1%
 
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Returns to Triple-A
PNew York Mets
July 2, 2019
Flexen was optioned to Triple-A Syracuse on Tuesday, Anthony DiComo of MLB.com reports.
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Recalled from Triple-A
PNew York Mets
June 15, 2019
Flexen was recalled from Triple-A Syracuse prior to Saturday's game against the Cardinals, Mike Puma of the New York Post reports.
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Optioned after allowing walkoff
PNew York Mets
May 5, 2019
Flexen was optioned to Triple-A Syracuse on Sunday after giving up a walkoff single in Saturday's loss to the Brewers.
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Rejoins Mets
PNew York Mets
May 4, 2019
Flexen was called up from Triple-A Syracuse on Saturday.
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Sent back to Triple-A
PNew York Mets
April 20, 2019
Flexen was optioned to Triple-A Syracuse following his start against the Cardinals on Saturday, Tim Healey of Newsday reports.
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