Clay Holmes
Clay Holmes
26-Year-Old PitcherRP
Pittsburgh Pirates
2019 Fantasy Outlook
There was no outlook written for Clay Holmes in 2019. Check out the latest news below for more on his current fantasy value.
$Signed a one-year contract with the Pirates in March of 2018.
Returns from injured list
PPittsburgh Pirates
September 1, 2019
Holmes (quadriceps) was activated off the 10-day injured list Sunday.
ANALYSIS
Holmes went down with left quad discomfort Aug. 21, but he'll return to the Pirates after a brief stay on the shelf. The 26-year-old has a 6.05 ERA, 1.66 WHIP and 43:28 K:BB over 38.2 innings this season.
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Pitching Appearances Breakdown
Average Pitch Count
26
Last 10 Games
27
Last 5 Games
12
How many pitches does Clay Holmes generally throw?
 
1-10
 
11-20
 
21-30
 
31-40
 
41-50
 
51-60
 
61-70
 
71-80
 
81-90
 
91-100
 
101-110
 
111-120
 
121+
 
1-10
 
11-20
 
21-30
 
31-40
 
41-50
 
51-60
 
61-70
 
71-80
 
81-90
 
91-100
 
101-110
 
111-120
 
121+
 
1-10
 
11-20
 
21-30
 
31-40
 
41-50
 
51-60
 
61-70
 
71-80
 
81-90
 
91-100
 
101-110
 
111-120
 
121+
What part of the game does Clay Holmes generally pitch?
 
 
 
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% Games Reaching Innings Threshold
% Games By Number of Innings Pitched
Left/Right Pitching Splits
Since 2017
 
 
-10%
BAA vs RHP
2019
 
 
-21%
BAA vs RHP
2018
 
 
-12%
BAA vs LHP
2017
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BAA Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR
Since 2017vs Left .268 161 27 31 34 9 1 1
Since 2017vs Right .241 208 50 28 41 5 0 6
2019vs Left .266 101 18 19 21 5 1 1
2019vs Right .209 139 38 17 24 4 0 4
2018vs Left .271 60 9 12 13 4 0 0
2018vs Right .309 69 12 11 17 1 0 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
 
 
-43%
ERA at Home
2019
 
 
-20%
ERA on Road
2018
 
 
-90%
ERA at Home
2017
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ERA WHIP IP W L SV K/9 BB/9 HR/9
Since 2017Home 4.50 1.55 42.0 2 2 0 10.1 6.6 0.4
Since 2017Away 7.86 2.01 34.1 0 3 0 7.9 7.3 1.3
2019Home 6.11 1.75 28.0 1 2 0 11.6 7.1 0.6
2019Away 4.91 1.45 22.0 0 0 0 8.2 5.7 1.2
2018Home 1.29 1.14 14.0 1 0 0 7.1 5.8 0.0
2018Away 13.14 3.00 12.1 0 3 0 7.3 10.2 1.5
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 Clay Holmes 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
1.56
 
K/9
10.1
 
BB/9
6.5
 
HR/9
0.9
 
Fastball
94.3 mph
 
ERA
5.58
 
WHIP
1.62
 
BABIP
.320
 
GB/FB
3.00
 
Left On Base
60.8%
 
Exit Velocity
88.3 mph
 
Barrels/BBE
5.6%
 
Spin Rate
2207 rpm
 
Balls Hit 95+ MPH
39.7%
 
Swinging Strike
9.6%
 
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Completes side session
PPittsburgh Pirates
Quadriceps
August 29, 2019
Holmes (quadriceps) threw a two-inning, 33-pitch bullpen session Wednesday, Jason Mackey of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports.
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To IL with quad injury
PPittsburgh Pirates
Quadriceps
August 21, 2019
Holmes was placed on the 10-day injured list Wednesday with left quadriceps discomfort, Adam Berry of MLB.com reports.
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Returns from IL
PPittsburgh Pirates
August 11, 2019
Holmes (triceps) was activated from the 10-day injured list Sunday.
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Another appearance on tap Thursday
PPittsburgh Pirates
Triceps
August 8, 2019
Holmes (triceps) will make a second rehab appearance at Double-A Altoona on Thursday, Jason Mackey of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports.
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Beginning rehab stint
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Triceps
August 5, 2019
Holmes (triceps) was sent out on a rehab assignment with Double-A Altoona on Monday, Adam Berry of MLB.com reports.
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