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Edinson Volquez
Birthdate: 7/3/1983 (33 y, 8 m, 26 d)     Bats/Throws: R/R     Height/Weight: 6-0/210     Position: P
Contract: $22M / 2 Years (2017 - 2018)
RotoWire News: Volquez has been named the Marlins' starter for Opening Day, Tim Healey of the Sun-Sentinel reports. (3/24/2017)
Profiles:  2011  2012  2013  2014  2015  2016  2017  (Click Year to Expand / Close)
Profile: Volquez is a league-average to below-average pitcher who signs with a team in help fill out the back end of their rotation. For the next few seasons, the 33-year-old will be bringing his subpar talent to South Beach. There is nothing in his skill set to get excited over. His strikeouts have declined from over 9.0 per nine innings in 2010 to 6.6 K/9 last season. His walks are also starting to trend up. Additionally, his 2016 home run rate was over 1.0 per nine for the first time in five seasons. The increase in walks, home runs, and a .319 batting average on balls in play combined to produce a 5.37 ERA. Volquez's struggles started in the second half when his fastball velocity dropped 0.5 mph and an additional 1 mph over the last few games. Overall, he will likely see a nice improvement in his game by facing the pitcher instead of the DH. I don’t think it will matter much, however. He is almost so bad at this point in his career, a fantasy team may be better off using a stud setup man instead of Voquez in leagues where Volquez is being considered. (Jeff Zimmerman)

The Quick Opinion: Volquez's skills have been on the decline for years, and he is barely playable in most formats as a result.

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DateTeamOppGSWLSVHLDIPTBFHRERHRBBSOK/9BB/9HR/9BABIPLOB%GB%HR/FBERAFIPxFIPGSv2
Total- - -- - -34101100189.185321712411323761396.613.611.09.31965.7 %51.2 %12.8 %5.374.574.5845
DateTeamOppGSWLSVHLDIPTBFHRERHRBBSOK/9BB/9HR/9BABIPLOB%GB%HR/FBERAFIPxFIPGSv2
2016-10-01KCRCLE100005.0255330459.007.200.00.33370.0 %21.4 %0.0 %5.404.156.8148
2016-09-25KCR@DET100002.2176441413.3813.503.38.45569.8 %41.7 %20.0 %13.5011.7710.0219
2016-09-20KCR@CLE100006.2274111356.754.051.35.167100.0 %57.9 %20.0 %1.354.954.2562
2016-09-15KCROAK101003.1227981438.1010.802.70.42920.8 %53.3 %33.3 %21.608.856.458
2016-09-10KCR@CHW100005.0249440211.803.600.00.42963.6 %45.0 %0.0 %7.203.954.9537
2016-09-04KCRDET100006.2277441156.751.351.35.30060.6 %38.1 %11.1 %5.404.054.3551
2016-08-30KCRNYY100003.12194412513.505.402.70.61572.9 %42.9 %33.3 %10.805.853.4525
2016-08-25KCR@MIA110005.0223200123.601.800.00.16760.0 %64.7 %0.0 %0.003.554.2158
2016-08-19KCRMIN100004.12064411510.382.082.08.38553.6 %21.4 %16.7 %8.314.533.8439
2016-08-14KCR@MIN110006.0255421134.501.501.50.20043.5 %52.4 %16.7 %3.004.814.3149
2016-08-09KCRCHW100006.02810440123.001.500.00.40063.6 %37.5 %0.0 %6.002.984.9244
2016-08-03KCR@TBR101005.02811872335.405.403.60.45053.6 %54.5 %40.0 %12.608.955.419
2016-07-29KCR@TEX101006.0299652257.503.003.00.36865.2 %57.1 %50.0 %7.507.314.0929
2016-07-24KCRTEX100006.0267110334.504.500.00.35090.0 %72.2 %0.0 %1.503.654.4856
2016-07-18KCRCLE100007.0274221367.713.861.29.17689.3 %38.9 %12.5 %2.574.584.6262
2016-07-09KCRSEA110006.0246331134.501.501.50.26371.4 %60.0 %16.7 %4.504.814.3150
2016-07-04KCR@TOR101006.0254440357.504.500.00.25050.0 %62.5 %0.0 %6.003.483.7655
2016-06-29KCR@STL100006.2276000145.401.350.00.273100.0 %54.5 %0.0 %0.002.404.6570
2016-06-24KCRHOU101001.015812111300.0027.009.00.636-10.4 %41.7 %25.0 %99.0025.1518.81-18
DateTeamOppGSWLSVHLDIPTBFHRERHRBBSOK/9BB/9HR/9BABIPLOB%GB%HR/FBERAFIPxFIPGSv2
2016-06-18KCRDET110006.1278551068.530.001.42.36852.6 %60.0 %25.0 %7.113.782.7847
2016-06-13KCRCLE110007.0282000433.865.140.00.100100.0 %60.0 %0.0 %0.004.435.6273
2016-06-08KCR@BAL101004.2204440259.643.860.00.30833.3 %76.9 %0.0 %7.712.293.0049
2016-06-03KCR@CLE101006.1297552457.115.682.84.27873.2 %30.0 %22.2 %7.117.575.8334
2016-05-29KCRCHW100006.0247330157.501.500.00.38962.5 %66.7 %0.0 %4.501.982.5456
2016-05-24KCR@MIN110006.2296420368.104.050.00.31660.0 %50.0 %0.0 %2.703.153.9056
2016-05-18KCRBOS101006.0277442457.506.003.00.31385.4 %55.6 %28.6 %6.007.815.4235
2016-05-13KCRATL110007.0286110022.570.000.00.23183.3 %56.0 %0.0 %1.292.584.9569
2016-05-08KCR@CLE101004.1257552448.318.314.15.33373.2 %41.2 %40.0 %10.3810.075.9921
2016-05-02KCRWSN101007.2297220178.221.170.00.33375.0 %42.1 %0.0 %2.351.713.6771
2016-04-26KCR@LAA101005.02912881235.403.601.80.47847.6 %62.5 %14.3 %14.405.755.4815
2016-04-21KCRDET110007.0275000156.431.290.00.238100.0 %52.4 %0.0 %0.002.153.5775
2016-04-15KCR@OAK110006.0253211423.006.001.50.11189.3 %52.6 %12.5 %1.506.656.7052
2016-04-10KCRMIN100005.225822001015.880.000.00.53375.0 %26.7 %0.0 %3.18-0.381.0962
2016-04-03KCRNYM110006.0222000357.504.500.00.143100.0 %78.6 %0.0 %0.002.983.2671