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- Ken Giles is Back to His Dominant Self
It didn't take long for Ken Giles to make a name for himself, despite coming up as "just" a set-up man on a relatively bad Philadelphia Phillies team. In his debut season in 2014, Giles struck out 64
- When Ken Giles Struck Out Everyone and Then Some
, looking for five strikeouts over 1.1 innings. Nada. Then again, for six strikeouts over 1.2. Results!
There's our guy. Ken Giles got five outs against the Texas Rangers the other night. Six
- The Resurgence of Ken Giles
much. It’s an unavoidable reality that first impressions matter and affect the way we view those around us. The perils of first impressions may have had no bigger victim this season than Ken Giles
- Waiting On an Ace: Jimmy Nelson
- Ken Giles: Jerome Holtzman's Final Victim?
is that over the winter the Astros traded Vincent Velasquez, Mark Appel, Thomas Eshelman, Harold Arauz, and Brett Oberholtzer to the Phillies for Ken Giles and Jonathan Arauz. Giles, as you likely know
- Astros Land Dominant Giles for Potentially Dominant Velasquez
. Jeff Luhnow has talked a few times about wanting to diversify his group of relievers, bringing in someone overpowering. Enter Ken Giles. The Astros were circling around Giles for seemingly weeks
- Astros Acquire Ken Giles, Underrated Relief Ace
around various options, the team today acquired a potentially dominating new closer.
Told #Astros trading pitchers Vince Velasquez, Brett Oberholtzer and Brian Fisher to Phillies for closer Ken
- Sophomore Report: d'Arnaud, Baez, Giles, Peralta
Rico native is no doubt going to be a non-event in 2015 (outside of a September call-up) but he continues to have significant potential for 2016.
Ken Giles: The 241st player selected in the 2011
- Ken Giles: Because the Phillies Deserve a Bright Spot
really talked about him yet, let's focus today on Ken Giles, who very well might be the team's closer this year should Jonathan Papelbon get moved.
Let's start with some small sample sizes to output
- Prospect Watch: Drury, Bedrosian, Giles
amateur draft. His arm is not one that the Angels can afford to lose.
Ken Giles, RHP, Philadelphia Phillies (Profile)
Level: Double-A Age: 23 Top 15: N/A Top 100: N
- Brian Matusz and Jarrod Washburn Offer Fantasy Dilemma
, languishing in last place and under .500 for the 12th consecutive season since cutting ties with Davey Johnson, started Brian Matusz, the team's first-round draft pick in 2008, who was making his major
- Pads Succeed While Giles Flounders
Brian Giles is hitting .151/.211/.189 through his first 57 plate appearances. That's a staggeringly bad .189 wOBA. Even taking Petco Park into account, Giles has been worth -6.5 runs
- Brian McCann and Position Scarcity
After a down season in his sophomore year in the majors in 2007, Brian McCann bounced back last year to be in the top four among catchers in AVG, HR, RBI and Runs. The projection systems predict
- Advancing Age and Brian Roberts
Brian Roberts is a three-category fantasy star at a tough defensive position. While he does not have the cachet of playing for the World Series winner, like Chase Utley, or as his league’s reigning
- Brian Giles Owns the Strike Zone
Brian Giles wasn't supposed to be this good. A 17th-round selection by the Cleveland Indians all the way back in 1989, Giles was seen as a short, stocky kid without much "projection." The El Cajon