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Corey Knebel

25-Year-Old Pitcher – Milwaukee Brewers

2017 Stats

W-L

1-4

ERA

1.78

WHIP

1.16

K

126

SV

39

2018 RotoWire Projections

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2018 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

The 2017 campaign kicked off with Knebel filling a setup role for the Brewers, but it did not take him long to assume the ninth-inning duties from an ineffective Neftali Feliz. Once he became the clos...

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LEAGUE: Majors   40 MAN: YES   BATS: R   THROWS: R   HT: 6' 4"   WT: 213   DOB: 11/26/1992   BORN: Denton, TX   COLLEGE: Texas   DRAFTED: 100th Rd    Show ContractHide Contract

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Signed with the Tigers in June of 2013.

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Knebel struck out two batters during a scoreless ninth inning to earn his 39th save of the season during Thursday's win over Cincinnati.

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Corey Knebel Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm G GS SH IP H ER HR K BB W L SV BS HLD ERA WHIP
2013 20 A WES 31 0 0 31.0 14 3 0 41 10 2 1 15 0 0 0.87 0.77
2014 21 AA ERI 11 0 0 15.0 8 2 1 23 8 3 0 1 0 0 1.20 1.07
2014 21 AAA TOL 14 0 0 18.1 6 4 0 20 9 1 1 2 0 0 1.96 0.83
2014 21 AAA ROU 9 0 0 12.0 9 5 2 20 5 1 0 0 0 0 3.75 1.17
2014 21 MAJ DET 8 0 0 8.7 11 6 0 11 3 0 0 0 0 0 6.23 1.62
2015 22 AAA COL 16 0 0 15.1 14 8 1 22 7 1 2 6 0 0 4.70 1.39
2015 22 MAJ MIL 48 0 0 50.3 44 18 8 58 17 0 0 0 1 3 3.22 1.21
2016 23 A+ BRE 11 1 0 3.0 2 0 0 6 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 1.00
2016 23 AAA COL 11 2 0 13.2 5 2 0 14 3 1 0 2 0 0 1.32 0.61
2016 23 MAJ MIL 35 0 0 32.7 32 17 3 38 16 1 4 2 2 13 4.68 1.47
2017 24 MAJ MIL 76 0 0 76.0 48 15 6 126 40 1 4 39 6 11 1.78 1.16
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3-Year Averages     53 0 0 53.0 41 16 5 74 24 0 2 13 3 9 2.72 1.23
Career  (View All)     167 0 0 167.7 135 56 17 233 76 2 8 41 3.01 1.26

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Corey Knebel Game Log    (View Full Game Log)
# of Team Games To Display:    Show 14Show 14    Show 30Show 30    Show 60Show 60
DATE OPP IP H R ER HR BB K HBP WP CG W-L SV BS HLD ERA WHIP
Sep. 29 @StL 1.0 2 2 2 1 0 2 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 1.78 1.16
Sep. 28 Cin 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 - 1 0 0 1.56 1.15
Sep. 26 Cin 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 - 1 0 0 1.58 1.16
Sep. 22 ChC 2.0 2 1 1 0 3 2 0 0 0 L 0 0 0 1.60 1.16
Sep. 20 @Pit 1.0 2 2 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 L 0 1 0 1.52 1.13
Sep. 19 @Pit 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 - 1 0 0 1.29 1.10
Sep. 18 @Pit 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 - 1 0 0 1.30 1.12
Sep. 12 Pit 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 - 1 0 0 1.32 1.12
Sep. 10 @ChC 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 - 1 0 0 1.34 1.13
Sep. 8 @ChC 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 - 1 0 0 1.36 1.14
Sep. 6 @Cin 0.3 1 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 1.38 1.14
Sep. 1 Was 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 3 0 0 0 - 1 0 0 1.25 1.11
Aug. 31 Was 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 - 1 0 0 1.27 1.12
Aug. 30 StL 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 - 1 0 0 1.29 1.13
Aug. 27 @LAD 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 2 1 0 0 - 1 0 0 1.31 1.14
Aug. 26 @LAD 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 - 1 0 0 1.34 1.14
Aug. 22 @SF 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 - 1 0 0 1.36 1.14
Aug. 20 @Col 0.3 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 - 1 0 0 1.38 1.14
Aug. 19 @Col 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 - 1 0 0 1.39 1.15
Aug. 16 Pit 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 - 1 0 0 1.41 1.15
Aug. 15 Pit 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 - 1 0 0 1.44 1.17
Aug. 13 Cin 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 - 1 0 0 1.46 1.17
Aug. 12 Cin 2.0 1 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 W 0 0 0 1.49 1.18
Aug. 9 Min 1.0 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 1.55 1.20
Aug. 4 @TB 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 - 1 0 0 1.58 1.19
Aug. 3 StL 1.0 1 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 - 1 0 0 1.61 1.19
Aug. 1 StL 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 - 1 0 0 1.64 1.18
Jul. 29 ChC 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 1.68 1.18
Jul. 28 ChC 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 1 0 - 1 0 0 1.71 1.18
Last 14 Games (Team)
7 Games Pitched:  Avg. 1.1 IP/G
8.0 8 5 5 2 4 11 0 0 0 0-2 4 1 0 5.63 1.50
Last 30 Games (Team)
14 Games Pitched:  Avg. 1.0 IP/G
14.3 12 6 6 3 6 22 0 0 0 0-2 10 1 0 3.77 1.26
Last 60 Games (Team)
29 Games Pitched:  Avg. 1.0 IP/G
29.7 20 6 6 3 13 45 1 1 0 1-2 22 1 0 1.82 1.11

Corey Knebel Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR BAA
2017160612321302.156
20167319811011.172
20159126918514.222

Vs. Right

Year Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR BAA
2017149651727504.205
20167219821212.333
201511832826904.239

Home

Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP
201742.01121662020.861.07
201616.311120723.861.35
201523.000027954.301.35

Away

Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP
201734.00318602042.911.26
201616.303118915.511.59
201527.300031832.301.10
Corey Knebel vs. Today's Pitcher Stats

Corey Knebel Advanced Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm G GS IP K/9 BB/9 K/BB HR/9 GB/FB Ratio Strand % Fastball ERA FIP BABIP
2013 20 A WES 31 0 31.0 11.90 2.90 4.10 0.00 87.5% 0.87 1.52 .232
2014 21 AA ERI 11 0 15.0 13.80 4.80 2.88 0.60 93.3% 1.20 2.60 .266
2014 21 AAA TOL 14 0 18.1 9.94 4.48 2.22 0.00 73.3% 1.96 2.81 .162
2014 21 AAA ROU 9 0 12.0 15.00 3.75 4.00 1.50 75% 3.75 3.53 .336
2014 21 MAJ DET 8 0 8.7 11.42 3.12 3.67 0.00 1.63 57.1% 94.3 MPH 6.23 1.70 .450
2015 22 AAA COL 16 0 15.1 13.11 4.17 3.14 0.60 65% 4.70 2.54 .387
2015 22 MAJ MIL 48 0 50.3 10.37 3.04 3.41 1.43 1.76 81.1% 94.9 MPH 3.22 4.09 .300
2016 23 A+ BRE 11 1 3.0 18.00 3.00 6.00 0.00 100% 0.00 0.20 .448
2016 23 AAA COL 11 2 13.2 9.55 2.05 4.67 0.00 75% 1.32 1.76 .177
2016 23 MAJ MIL 35 0 32.7 10.47 4.41 2.38 0.83 1.31 68.9% 95.2 MPH 4.68 3.63 .349
2017 24 MAJ MIL 76 0 76.0 14.92 4.74 3.15 0.71 1.02 89% 97.4 MPH 1.78 2.57 .322
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3-Year Averages     53 0 53.0 12.57 4.08 3.08 0.85 81.7% 2.72 2.99 .323
Career     167 0 167.7 12.51 4.08 3.07 0.91 79.9% 3.01 3.14 .330

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Corey Knebel Defensive Stats

Year Pos Inn PMFinal (?) EXP Tot (?) PM (?) AirPM (?) EPM (?) InnHome (?) PMH (?) InnLHP (?) PMLHP (?) LEFT (?) MID (?) RGHT (?)
2015 P 50.3 2 6 2 0 23 1 0 0
2016 P 32.7 0 4 0 0 16 0 0 0
2017 P 76 1 2 1 0 42 1 0 0
Year Pos SHAL (?) MED (?) DEEP (?) CERS (?) SBRS (?) PSBRS (?) BRS (?) GDPRS (?) OFARS (?) GFPDMERS (?) PMRS (?) SZRS (?) TRS (?)
2015 P 0 0 0 0 2 0 2
2016 P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2017 P -2 0 0 0 0 0 -2

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2017 Stat Review for Corey Knebel    As compared to the top 100 relief pitchers in 2016 (min 55 in)

K/BB/HR Stats

A collection of stats that measure different skills.

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3.15 K/BB
GOOD
14.92 K/9
ELITE
4.74 BB/9
TERRIBLE
97.4 MPH Fastball
ELITE
0.7 HR/9
GOOD
1.02 GB/FB Ratio
MODERATE GROUNDBALLER
ERA/WHIP/FIP

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1.78 ERA
ELITE
1.16 WHIP
GOOD
2.57 FIP
GREAT
BABIP/Strand

Balls in play avg. and % of runners left stranded.

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.322 BABIP
HIGH
89.0% Strand Rate
HIGH

2018 Projected Stats Breakdown for Corey Knebel

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Corey Knebel: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Knebel allowed a hit and recorded one strikeout in a scoreless ninth inning to pick up his 38th save Tuesday against the Reds.

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Knebel allowed one earned run over two innings and took the loss Friday as the Brewers fell to the Cubs. He allowed two hits and posted a 2:3 K:BB in his appearance.

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Knebel likely won't be available Thursday after working the previous three days, Tom Haudricourt of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports.

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Knebel (1-3) blew his sixth save of the season and earned the loss after allowing two runs on two hits and a walk in one inning Wednesday against the Pirates.

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Knebel struck out two in a clean inning of work to earn his 37th save of the season Tuesday against the Pirates.

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Knebel worked around a hit with two strikeouts in a scoreless inning of work to earn his 36th save of the season Monday against the Pirates.

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Knebel struck out two batters in a scoreless ninth inning to pick up his 35th save of the season in Tuesday's 5-2 win over the Pirates.

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Knebel struck out three batters in a scoreless ninth inning to collect his 34th save of the season during Sunday's win over the Cubs.

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Knebel struck out a batter and worked around a hit to complete his 33rd save Friday night against the Cubs.

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Knebel struck out two batters during a scoreless ninth inning to record his 30th save of the season during Wednesday's win over the Cardinals.

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Knebel earned his 29th save of the season Sunday in a 3-2 win over the Dodgers. He walked one and struck out two.

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2017

Knebel was sharp in 2015 but couldn't pick up where he left off, as an oblique injury resulted in his season debut being delayed until June. He had trouble getting started as well, allowing five runs in his first eight appearances, and he never quite managed to settle in. Knebel managed 38 strikeouts in just 32.2 innings, but he finished with a brutal 4.4 BB/9 and often paid for issuing so many free passes. He now owns a mediocre 4.03 ERA in three major league seasons despite a sharp 10.5 K/9. Knebel is just 25 in 2017 and has a high ceiling if he can rein in his control (3.5 career BB/9). But walks often come around to bite the pitchers who concede them, and Knebel is in no way immune. The Brewers seem willing to bet on his stuff winning out over his past results. He will enter spring training as the favorite to be the primary setup man after the Brewers acquired Neftali Feliz to fill their open closer's role.

2016

The Brewers thought they were receiving a prospect pitcher when they got Knebel from the Rangers, but he instead proved to be one of their better bullpen arms in the present. Despite lackluster numbers with Triple-A Colorado Springs, Knebel pitched well with the Brewers, accumulating 58 strikeouts in 50.1 innings to go with a 3.22 ERA and 1.21 WHIP. His 4.09 FIP is a bit troubling, but his mid-90s fastball and good slider should help him maintain his success in the majors. The 23-year-old could see more high-leverage situations if his success continues, and he could even be in line for saves with the trade of Francisco Rodriguez to Detroit in November.

2015

Knebel is an explosive right-handed relief pitching prospect, featuring a mid-90s fastball and a plus curveball. He came to Texas from Detroit in the Joakim Soria trade, but was shut down less than a month later with a sprained UCL. In 54 innings last season between Double-A, Triple-A and the majors, Knebel recorded 74 strikeouts with 17 walks, demonstrating why he profiles as a high-leverage option. He pitched 8.2 innings with the Tigers prior to the trade, but was not featured in the major leagues with Texas, but that should change early in 2015 if he is fully healthy. Traded to Milwaukee in January, Knebel could emerge to take on a prominent late-inning role with the Brewers if his elbow woes are no longer an issue.

2014

The Tigers selected Knebel with the 39th overall pick of the 2013 draft. A closer out of Texas, Knebel was immediately inserted into the same role for Low-A West Michigan after the draft last summer. He dominated the lower level, picking up 15 saves with a 0.87 ERA and 41:10 K:BB ratio in 31 appearances. With good size (6-foot-3, 210 pounds), a strong arm (his fastball tops out at 98 mph) and a wipeout slider, Knebel has the goods to be a closer at the major league level one day. The 22-year-old righty will have to prove himself at the higher levels of the minors to start the 2014 campaign, but hes considered to be on the fast track to the majors. Once he does arrive to the show, Knebel will have an opportunity to work high-leverage innings late in games, perhaps making his case to replace Joe Nathan upon the conclusion of Nathan's deal with the Tigers after the 2015 campaign.