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Zach McAllister
Birthdate: 12/8/1987 (29 y, 3 m, 19 d)     Bats/Throws: R/R     Height/Weight: 6-5/230     Position: P
Drafted: 2006 June Amateur Draft - Round: 3, Pick: 28, Overall: 104, Team: New York Yankees
Contract: $1.8M / 1 Years (2017)
RotoWire News: McAllister pitched two scoreless innings, allowing two hits and a walk while striking out two against the Rangers on Monday. (3/1/2017)
Profiles:  2013  2014  2015  2016  2017  (Click Year to Expand / Close)
Profile: Zach McAllister has been on and off my fantasy teams for years. It started in 2011, when over four starts McAllister notched an impressively bad 6.11 ERA but an impressively good 3.37 FIP. A 5.3% home run to fly ball rate kept that FIP down, but was not sustainable. Over the next three seasons, he made 60 starts, and while his K%-BB% improved (8.3% over the debut to 10.7% over the next 60), the HR/FB% jumped to 9.4%, while his fly ball ratio went from 30.2% to 40.4%. Not a recipe for success. His 4.11 FIP and 4.38 ERA earned him a trip to the bullpen - where he was amazing! Over 13 innings in 2014, McAllister looked like a late-inning bullpen arm, with a stellar 23.1% K%-BB% and no home runs allowed (with just a 27.8% fly ball rate). My 2012 sleeper SP was now my 2015 relief ace. But over the next two years, his K%-BB% dropped (to 20.8% and then 14.2%), his FB% jumped (to 36.1% and then 41.4%) and his FIP ballooned from 1.44 to 3.67. McAllister settled in as a solid-but-not-special bullpen arm. He's a nice middle-relief piece for an MLB team, but I have finally quit him in fantasyland.(Chad Young)

The Quick Opinion: McAllister has shown flashes of fantasy-worthy performance, but those flashes have always been temporary. He could probably hold down a closer job, if it were handed to him, but he isn't in line for one of those jobs any time soon.

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Zach McAllister Pitch% vs All Batters
Season: 2016-04-06 to 2016-09-28 | Count: All Counts | Total Pitches: 924 | View: Pitcher
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