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Craig
Kimbrel
College None
Team Chicago Cubs
46RP
6'0"Height
205Weight
32Age
11Exp
R/RBats/Throws
Craig Kimbrel's Fantasy Scouting Report

REST OF SEASON OUTLOOK AND POSITION RANK

Expect Craig Kimbrel to be a reliable fantasy starter the rest of the season. His 242.08 projected fantasy points puts him at #13 behind Archie Bradley and ahead of Giovanny Gallegos. He has averaged 2.46 fantasy points in his past 23 games, which is less than our projected per game average. He is projected to average 3.98 fantasy points. His rank based on avg proj (#12) is better than his rank based on total fantasy points. He is overrated if you compare his ownership based rank with his projection rank. At 92%, he is the #8 most highly owned reliever. Craig Kimbrel is expected to improve on last season's #37 fantasy position rank.

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CRAIG KIMBREL PROJECTED TO FINISH AHEAD OF IAN KENNEDY IN WEEK 3

Craig Kimbrel is projected for 11.9 fantasy points in 3 games which is good enough to be the #7 ranked reliever and a must start for most owners. This is projected to be a better than average week with more fantasy points per game than he is projected to average per game the rest of the season. He is ranked above Ian Kennedy but behind Archie Bradley. Week 4 will be slightly worse based on projected rank (#10). He is projected for 10.17 fantasy points.

FANTASY PROJECTIONS AND ACTUAL STATS

The tables below show projected stats (totals and averages) for the rest of the season and upcoming weeks. Below the projection are actual stats from last season.

Career Stats
YEARTEAMAPPGSINNWLSKBBIHAERAWHIPCGSO
2020CHC18015.30122812105.281.4300
2019CHC23020.704133012216.531.5900
2018BOS63062.351429631312.740.9900
2017BOS67069.0503512614331.430.6800
2016BOS57053.026318330283.391.0900
2015SD61059.342398722402.571.0400
2014ATL63061.703479526301.610.9100
2013ATL68067.043509820391.200.8800
2012ATL63062.7314211614271.010.6500
2011ATL79077.0434612732482.101.0300
2010ATL21020.7401401690.441.2300
Career (11 Seasons)24-22.011153313164.091.3100
YEARTEAMRAERHRAHBIBBIGOAOGDAOPKOBWPRD9BS
2020CHC992217100.710414.091
2019CHC151592012190.600015.243
2018BOS191972031560.60079.245
2017BOS111164031460.71056.654
2016BOS222044025500.500610.532
2015SD191761147421.10049.564
2014ATL131122041490.80068.530
2013ATL10943251471.10038.330
2012ATL7732038341.10056.220
2011ATL191831142560.81049.470
2010ATL210015180.300411.140
Career (11 Seasons)01052000000012.682
2020 Situational Stats
Pitching SituationsG2PM3PG3PT3PTA3PTPAFGPAPGASTATOBKBPGDQDRBEFBPFFFGFGAFGPFTFTAFTPGSGSSM3PTMFGMFTMinMPGOPTSORBPFPOTPPGPTSRPGSPGSTSTOTFTOTPGTPMTRB
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Other Pitching SituationsG2PM3PG3PT3PTA3PTPAFGPAPGASTATOBKBPGDQDRBEFBPFFFGFGAFGPFTFTAFTPGSGSSM3PTMFGMFTMinMPGOPTSORBPFPOTPPGPTSRPGSPGSTSTOTFTOTPGTPMTRB
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Day/NightG2PM3PG3PT3PTA3PTPAFGPAPGASTATOBKBPGDQDRBEFBPFFFGFGAFGPFTFTAFTPGSGSSM3PTMFGMFTMinMPGOPTSORBPFPOTPPGPTSRPGSPGSTSTOTFTOTPGTPMTRB
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MonthG2PM3PG3PT3PTA3PTPAFGPAPGASTATOBKBPGDQDRBEFBPFFFGFGAFGPFTFTAFTPGSGSSM3PTMFGMFTMinMPGOPTSORBPFPOTPPGPTSRPGSPGSTSTOTFTOTPGTPMTRB
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Season HalfG2PM3PG3PT3PTA3PTPAFGPAPGASTATOBKBPGDQDRBEFBPFFFGFGAFGPFTFTAFTPGSGSSM3PTMFGMFTMinMPGOPTSORBPFPOTPPGPTSRPGSPGSTSTOTFTOTPGTPMTRB
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Playing SurfaceG2PM3PG3PT3PTA3PTPAFGPAPGASTATOBKBPGDQDRBEFBPFFFGFGAFGPFTFTAFTPGSGSSM3PTMFGMFTMinMPGOPTSORBPFPOTPPGPTSRPGSPGSTSTOTFTOTPGTPMTRB
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Home/AwayG2PM3PG3PT3PTA3PTPAFGPAPGASTATOBKBPGDQDRBEFBPFFFGFGAFGPFTFTAFTPGSGSSM3PTMFGMFTMinMPGOPTSORBPFPOTPPGPTSRPGSPGSTSTOTFTOTPGTPMTRB
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VenueG2PM3PG3PT3PTA3PTPAFGPAPGASTATOBKBPGDQDRBEFBPFFFGFGAFGPFTFTAFTPGSGSSM3PTMFGMFTMinMPGOPTSORBPFPOTPPGPTSRPGSPGSTSTOTFTOTPGTPMTRB
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Miller Park000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000
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Comerica Park000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000
OpponentG2PM3PG3PT3PTA3PTPAFGPAPGASTATOBKBPGDQDRBEFBPFFFGFGAFGPFTFTAFTPGSGSSM3PTMFGMFTMinMPGOPTSORBPFPOTPPGPTSRPGSPGSTSTOTFTOTPGTPMTRB
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2020 Game Log
JULY
DATETEAMOPPONENTRESULTRECORDSVERAGSCGSHOIPHRERHRBBKHBWPBKPC
07/27@L0-000.000000.302204011034
07/31vsL0-0036.000001.022220000012
AUGUST
DATETEAMOPPONENTRESULTRECORDSVERAGSCGSHOIPHRERHRBBKHBWPBKPC
08/04vsL0-0054.000000.322200100011
08/06@L0-0031.500001.021101100019
08/14vsL0-0021.000001.000001200020
08/16vsL0-0015.750001.000000200015
08/19@L0-0112.600001.000000310020
08/23vsL0-0012.600000.700002200019
08/26@L0-0010.500001.000001200020
08/29@L0-1013.500000.712203203022
SEPTEMBER
DATETEAMOPPONENTRESULTRECORDSVERAGSCGSHOIPHRERHRBBKHBWPBKPC
09/03@L0-1011.570001.00000020008
09/06vsL0-1010.130001.000000200013
09/09vsL0-109.000001.010000200019
09/11@L0-108.100001.000000200014
09/12@L0-117.360001.020000100017
09/16vsL0-106.750001.000000200016
09/23@L0-106.750000.30000000008
09/26@L0-106.230001.000000200013
Past Projections
  • 02 Sep 2019

    Craig Kimbrel is Projected to Be the #5 Reliever...Behind Brad Hand and Ahead of Sean Doolittle the Rest of the Season

    Scout Fantasy Baseball Outlook 2019
  • 01 Sep 2019

    Kimbrel Added To IL

    Craig Kimbrel is Projected to Be the #5 Reliever...Behind Kenley Jansen and Ahead of Sean Doolittle the Rest of the Season
  • 06 Aug 2019

    Buy Kimbrel, His Value Is Low After A Bumpy Start

    Craig Kimbrel is Projected to Be the #13 Reliever...Behind Emilio Pagan and Ahead of Shane Greene the Rest of the Season
  • 27 Jul 2019

    Buy Kimbrel, His Value Is Low After A Bumpy Start

    Craig Kimbrel is Projected to Be the #6 Reliever...Behind Sean Doolittle and Ahead of Liam Hendriks the Rest of the Season