Kyle Gibson Philadelphia Phillies

Age: 33 (October 23, 1987) | 6' 6" | 215lbs. | Throws: Right P-32
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
MIN AAA 2017 1 2 0 0 3 3 17.1 13 1 5 23 2.08 1.04 0.98 2.6 11.9 .317 n/a
MIN AL 2017 12 10 0 0 29 29 158.0 182 24 60 121 5.07 1.53 1.57 3.4 6.9 .327 51/23/26 -3 2
MIN AL 2018 10 13 0 0 32 32 196.1 177 23 79 179 3.62 1.30 1.28 3.6 8.2 .291 50/22/28 10 14
MIN AL 2019 13 7 0 2 34 29 160.0 175 23 56 160 4.84 1.44 1.48 3.2 9.0 .343 51/25/24 4 8
TEX AL 2020 2 6 0 0 12 12 67.0 73 12 30 58 5.37 1.54 1.58 4.0 7.8 .318 51/27/22 -13 -3
MIN AL 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 0 -0
TEX AL 2021 6 3 0 0 19 19 113.0 92 9 41 94 2.87 1.18 1.12 3.3 7.5 .270 51/21/29 15 14
PHI NL 2021 4 4 0 0 9 8 52.0 52 5 18 38 4.85 1.35 1.32 3.1 6.6 .302 53/17/30 1 2
Career 9yrs 79 81 0 2 233 227 1317.2 1359 153 481 1035 4.44 1.40 1.39 3.3 7.1 .310 n/a
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Headed for higher ground? That's what BP thinks in its latest installment of free agent rankings.

35. Kyle Gibson
Position (bats): RHP
Age (as of 4/1/20): 32
2019 team: Twins

Observation: At his best, Gibson is an innings-eating mid-rotation guy capable of striking out enough batters to get by while keeping a majority of balls in play on the ground. At his worst, Gibson is extremely hittable and the contact generated is hard and/or over the fence. It was the latter in 2019, and while his numbers were BABIP-fueled, the .331 mark against him was more in line with his career figure (.313) than his 2018 breakout in which he was worth 2.5 WARP while allowing a .285 BABIP. Gibson has made at least 25 starts in each of the last six seasons.

Prediction: The Rockies need rotation help behind German Márquez and arguably the best defensive left side of the infield in baseball. Bringing in Gibson would seem to make sense for them.

Alex Patton Alex
Nov 8 '19

In a night of double-digit scores moire often than not, a great pitchers's battle between Gibson and Keller which Gibson won. Keller pitched scoreless ball through seven innings, Gibson did same through eight. His catcher cranked a homer in the bottom of the 8th to give him the W. In his last seven starts, Gibson has won five with a 2.95 ERA and 1.05 WHIP.

Alex Patton Alex
Jun 15 '19

Agreed. And his velocity went up only one mph. Batters taking their mighty (upper)cuts.

Alex Patton Alex
Feb 22 '19

Big jump in K rate for a 30 year old, no?

Mike Landau ML-
Feb 22 '19
Fangraphs:  WAR 2.8    FIP 4.13   SIERA 4.25   FB 58%   FBv 93.0   HR/FB 15%    Hard 39%
Alex Patton Alex
Dec 16 '18