Bullpens pitch 40% of all Major League innings and are often forgotten about by people when making lineup decisions. Here at elitefantasy, we’re committed to providing 100% analysis of pitching, not just the 60% you’ll find elsewhere!
FanGraphs relievers stats over the last seven days:
Tuesday night was the perfect example of why we cover bullpens here. All season we have highlighted the Orioles, Tigers, Pirates and most recently the Mets and all four teams combined to allow 24 earned runs on Tuesday. Continue to target these units with confidence.
The Phillies have allowed nine home runs over the last seven days and an opponent batting average of .319 during this span.
The Blue Jays have one of the best earned run averages over the last seven days at 2.89. However, if we look closer, they have the fourth highest xFIP during this span at 5.62 with an opponent batting average of .292. They have the fourth highest fly ball percentage at 44.4 percent and a hard hit percentage of 40.7 percent.