Blake Snell Tampa Bay Rays

Age: 27 (December 4, 1992) | 6' 4" | 200lbs. | Throws: Left P-31
Tm Lg YEAR W L SV Hld G GS IP H HR BB SO ERA WHIP Rating BB/9 SO/9 BABIP G/L/F % $4x4 $5x5
TAM AAA 2016 3 5 0 0 12 12 63.0 56 4 28 90 3.29 1.33 1.21 4.0 12.9 .372 n/a
TAM AL 2016 6 8 0 0 19 19 89.0 93 5 51 98 3.54 1.62 1.42 5.2 9.9 .365 37/27/36 0 4
TAM AAA 2017 5 0 0 0 7 7 44.0 43 5 15 61 2.66 1.32 1.32 3.1 12.5 .376 n/a
TAM AL 2017 5 7 0 0 24 24 129.0 113 15 59 119 4.05 1.33 1.28 4.1 8.3 .286 44/18/38 4 7
TAM AL 2018 21 5 0 0 31 31 180.1 112 16 64 221 1.90 0.98 0.93 3.2 11.0 .250 45/19/36 44 39
TAM AL 2019 6 8 0 0 23 23 107.0 96 14 40 147 4.29 1.27 1.28 3.4 12.4 .346 39/25/36 6 10
2020 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.0 0.0 0.00 n/a
Career 4yrs 38 28 0 0 97 97 505.1 414 50 214 585 3.24 1.24 1.18 3.8 10.4 .302 n/a
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Howard Lynch LynchMob

If you're a younger pitcher who's already had some arm trouble -- like Snell -- can't blame him.

Mike Dean TMU2009
May 14

An agent says some players aren't up for taking the risk this year, and Blake Snell says he's one of them if the pay is cut.

John Thomas Roll2
May 14

Blake Snell (P) TB - Feb. 20

https://www.rotowire.com/baseball/player.php?id=737628

Snell featured a revamped slider during his first live batting practice Thursday, Juan Toribio of MLB.com reports. "He looked awesome; he looked really good," said Rays manager Kevin Cash. "I think he put some weight in his lower half to get stronger and it looked pretty easy today."

ROTOWIRE RECOMMENDS: The left-hander is fully healthy and looking like it, impressing during the 30 pitches he threw to Ji-Man Choi, Randy Arozarena and Willy Adames. Snell used all four of his pitches Thursday, but eight of his offerings were sliders. Notably, Snell threw the pitch just 6.7 percent of the time in 2019; however, the 27-year-old is focusing on refining the slider this spring after he generated an impressive .208 xBA when deploying it last season, and he plans to utilize it as a way of making his changeup and fastball more effective in the coming campaign. 

Alex Patton Alex
Feb 21
Fangraphs 2018: WAR 4.6 FIP 2.95 SIERA 3.30 FB 52% FBv 95.8 HR/FB 11% Hard 36% LOB 88%
Fangraphs 2019: WAR 2.7 FIP 3.32 SIERA 3.56 FB 48% FBv 95.6 HR/FB 15% Hard 35% LOB 72%
Alex Patton Alex
Dec 16 '19