Elvis Luciano
20-Year-Old PitcherRP
10-Day IL
Injury Undisclosed
Est. Return 7/23/2020
2020 Fantasy Outlook
There was no outlook written for Elvis Luciano in 2020. Check out the latest news below for more on his current fantasy value.
$Signed a one-year, $570,800 contract with the Blue Jays in March of 2020.
Shifts to IL
PToronto Blue Jays
Undisclosed
July 2, 2020
The Blue Jays placed Luciano on the 10-day injured list Wednesday due to an unspecified issue.
ANALYSIS
Luciano was one of four Blue Jays placed on the IL, with no explanation given for any of the transactions. The move is retroactive to June 30, so if deemed healthy, Luciano would be eligible to return from the IL before the Blue Jays begin their season July 23 or 24. After being selected by the Blue Jays in the Rule 5 draft in December 2018, Luciano worked in mostly low-leverage spots out of the big-league bullpen as a rookie, posting a 5.35 ERA, 1.78 WHIP and 27:24 K:BB in 33.2 innings.
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Pitching Appearances Breakdown
Average Pitch Count
25
Last 10 Games
21
Last 5 Games
16
How many pitches does Elvis Luciano generally throw?
 
1-10
 
11-20
 
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31-40
 
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121+
 
1-10
 
11-20
 
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31-40
 
41-50
 
51-60
 
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111-120
 
121+
 
1-10
 
11-20
 
21-30
 
31-40
 
41-50
 
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111-120
 
121+
What part of the game does Elvis Luciano generally pitch?
 
 
 
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% Games Reaching Innings Threshold
% Games By Number of Innings Pitched
Left/Right Pitching Splits
Since 2017
 
 
-4%
BAA vs LHP
2019
 
 
-4%
BAA vs LHP
2018
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2017
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BAA Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR
Since 2017vs Left .268 71 10 15 15 6 0 3
Since 2017vs Right .280 88 17 9 21 5 0 1
2019vs Left .268 71 10 15 15 6 0 3
2019vs Right .280 88 17 9 21 5 0 1
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
 
 
-17%
ERA on Road
2019
 
 
-17%
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 5.79 1.88 18.2 1 0 0 7.2 5.8 1.9
Since 2017Away 4.80 1.67 15.0 0 0 0 7.2 7.2 0.0
2019Home 5.79 1.88 18.2 1 0 0 7.2 5.8 1.9
2019Away 4.80 1.67 15.0 0 0 0 7.2 7.2 0.0
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 Elvis Luciano 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
1.13
 
K/9
7.2
 
BB/9
6.4
 
HR/9
1.1
 
Fastball
94.1 mph
 
ERA
5.35
 
WHIP
1.78
 
BABIP
.320
 
GB/FB
1.00
 
Left On Base
73.5%
 
Exit Velocity
89.7 mph
 
Barrels/BBE
5.7%
 
Spin Rate
2136 rpm
 
Balls Hit 95+ MPH
41.9%
 
Swinging Strike
10.2%
 
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2019 Fantasy Outlook
The Blue Jays made an extremely ambitious move by selecting Luciano in December's Rule 5 draft, as the pitcher's only professional experience is two seasons of rookie ball. The 18-year-old throws hard and compiled a 3.90 ERA, 1.25 WHIP and 70:25 K:BB over 67 innings during 2018. The Blue Jays will have to stash him on the roster for the entire season in order to retain his rights long term. With Toronto not expected to be competitive, they will probably be content to simply bury/hide Luciano in the bullpen before sending him back to the minors to continue his development in 2020. The young right-hander has significant upside, but given his age and limited professional experience, he's bound to struggle at the major-league level in 2019. His long-term outlook remains bright.
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Added to 60-man pool
PToronto Blue Jays
June 30, 2020
The Blue Jays included Luciano as part of their 60-man roster pool that was announced Sunday, Keegan Matheson of MLB.com reports.
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Optioned to minors
PToronto Blue Jays
March 10, 2020
Luciano was optioned to minor-league camp Tuesday, Alexis Brudnicki of MLB.com reports.
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Back from IL
PToronto Blue Jays
September 12, 2019
Luciano (elbow) was reinstated from the 60-day injured list Thursday.
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Tosses sim game
PToronto Blue Jays
Elbow
September 10, 2019
Luciano (elbow) threw a simulated game Tuesday, Ben Nicholson-Smith of Sportsnet.ca reports.
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Begins throwing progression
PToronto Blue Jays
Elbow
August 9, 2019
Luciano (elbow) has begun a throwing progression, Alexis Brudnicki of MLB.com reports.
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