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Corey Knebel
ERA S K
1.75 17 81
Team: MilwaukeeHt / Wt: 6-4 / 213 NFBC ADP: 386.51
Position: RPBorn: 11/26/1991 Birthplace: Denton, Texas
Bats/Throws: R/R Draft: 100th Round by Tigers (2013)


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July 23 9:35 PM PT10:35 PM MT11:35 PM CT12:35 AM ET0:35 ET4:35 GMT12:35 9:35 PM MST11:35 PM EST12:05 AM VEN8:35 UAE11:35 PM CT-Corey Knebel pitched a perfect ninth inning as the Milwaukee Brewers defeated the Philadelphia Phillies 9-8 on Saturday.
Analysis: Knebel struck out two, ending the game with a 1.75 ERA and 1.19 WHIP on the season. He now has 17 saves.
July 19 8:05 PM PT9:05 PM MT10:05 PM CT11:05 PM ET23:05 ET3:05 GMT11:05 8:05 PM MST10:05 PM EST10:35 PM VEN7:05 UAE (+1)10:05 PM CT-Knebel blew his fifth save, allowing one run on two hits and one walk in 1.0 inning, as the Milwaukee Brewers lost to the Pittsburgh Pirates 3-2 on Wednesday. Knebel did not strike out a batter, ending the game with a 1.79 ERA and 1.21 WHIP on the season.
Analysis: Tough night for Knebel for the Brewers, who have dropped four in a row and lead the second-place Cubs by 1 1/2 games in the NL Central.
July 16 9:33 AM PT10:33 AM MT11:33 AM CT12:33 PM ET12:33 ET16:33 GMT0:33 9:33 AM MST11:33 AM EST12:03 PM VEN20:33 UAE11:33 AM CT-Corey Knebel recorded his 16th save, allowing no runs on one hit in 1.0 inning, as the Milwaukee Brewers defeated the Philadelphia Phillies 3-2 on Saturday. Knebel struck out two, ending the game with a 1.62 ERA and 1.17 WHIP on the season.
Analysis: He struck out Tommy Joseph for his 45th consecutive appearance with a strikeout to start the season, a major league record.
July 14 8:47 PM PT9:47 PM MT10:47 PM CT11:47 PM ET23:47 ET3:47 GMT11:47 8:47 PM MST10:47 PM EST11:17 PM VEN7:47 UAE (+1)10:47 PM CT-Corey Knebel recorded his 15th save, allowing no runs on one hit in 1.0 inning, as the Milwaukee Brewers defeated the Philadelphia Phillies 9-6 on Friday. Knebel struck out two, ending the game with a 1.66 ERA and 1.18 WHIP on the season.
Analysis: Knebel pitched the ninth for his 15th save. He struck out Tommy Joseph for his 44th consecutive appearance with a strikeout to start the season, a major league record.
July 9 2:33 PM PT3:33 PM MT4:33 PM CT5:33 PM ET17:33 ET21:33 GMT5:33 2:33 PM MST4:33 PM EST5:03 PM VEN1:33 UAE (+1)4:33 PM CT-Knebel recorded his 14th save, allowing no runs on no hits and two walks in 1.1 innings, as the Milwaukee Brewers defeated the New York Yankees 5-3 on Sunday. Knebel struck out three, ending the game with a 1.70 ERA and 1.18 WHIP on the season.
Analysis: This was a nice way for Knebel to head to Miami for his All-Star Game nod.
July 8 1:17 PM PT2:17 PM MT3:17 PM CT4:17 PM ET16:17 ET20:17 GMT4:17 1:17 PM MST3:17 PM EST3:47 PM VEN0:17 UAE (+1)3:17 PM CT-Corey Knebel fell to 0-2, allowing three runs on one hit and two walks in 0.1 innings, as the Milwaukee Brewers lost to the New York Yankees 5-3 on Saturday. Knebel struck out one, ending the game with a 1.76 ERA and 1.17 WHIP on the season.
Analysis: Knebel allowed a walkfoff three-run homer as he blew his fourth save in 17 chances. The two walks gave him seven in his last 3 1/3 innings.
July 5 8:19 PM PT9:19 PM MT10:19 PM CT11:19 PM ET23:19 ET3:19 GMT11:19 8:19 PM MST10:19 PM EST10:49 PM VEN7:19 UAE (+1)10:19 PM CT-Knebel allowed two hits without giving up a run in 1.0 inning as the Milwaukee Brewers defeated the Baltimore Orioles 4-0 on Wednesday. Knebel struck out three, ending the game with a 1.11 ERA and 1.11 WHIP on the season.
Analysis: This is why he is an All-Star.
July 1 9:13 PM PT10:13 PM MT11:13 PM CT12:13 AM ET0:13 ET4:13 GMT12:13 9:13 PM MST11:13 PM EST11:43 PM VEN8:13 UAE11:13 PM CT-Corey Knebel recorded his 13th save, allowing no runs on one hit in 1.0 inning, as the Milwaukee Brewers defeated the Miami Marlins 3-2 on Friday. Knebel struck out two, ending the game with a 1.13 ERA and 1.08 WHIP on the season.
Analysis: Knebel had two more punchouts to set an MLB record for consecutive games with a strikeout to start the season for a reliever with 40.
June 29 8:39 AM PT9:39 AM MT10:39 AM CT11:39 AM ET11:39 ET15:39 GMT23:39 8:39 AM MST10:39 AM EST11:09 AM VEN19:39 UAE10:39 AM CT-Corey Knebel fell to 0-1, allowing one run on one hit and three walks in 1.0 inning, as the Milwaukee Brewers lost to the Cincinnati Reds 4-3 on Wednesday. Knebel struck out one, ending the game with a 1.16 ERA and 1.03 WHIP on the season.
Analysis: Knebel had only allowed one walk in his previous nine games combined before issuing the three free passes Wednesday.
June 22 2:45 PM PT3:45 PM MT4:45 PM CT5:45 PM ET17:45 ET21:45 GMT5:45 2:45 PM MST4:45 PM EST5:15 PM VEN1:45 UAE (+1)4:45 PM CT-Corey Knebel recorded his 12th save, allowing no runs on no hits in 1.0 inning, as the Milwaukee Brewers defeated the Pittsburgh Pirates 4-2 on Thursday. Knebel struck out one, ending the game with a 0.96 ERA and 0.96 WHIP on the season.
Analysis: Knebel has now fanned someone in all 38 of his games this year, breaking a tie with Aroldis Chapman (2014) for the longest streak since 1900 by a reliever to start a season. Knebel has struck out 65 in 37 2/3 innings overall.
June 22 8:31 AM PT9:31 AM MT10:31 AM CT11:31 AM ET11:31 ET15:31 GMT23:31 8:31 AM MST10:31 AM EST11:01 AM VEN19:31 UAE10:31 AM CT-Corey Knebel recorded his 11th save, allowing no runs on one hit in 1.0 inning, as the Milwaukee Brewers defeated the Pittsburgh Pirates 4-3 on Wednesday. Knebel struck out one, ending the game with a 0.98 ERA and 0.98 WHIP on the season.
Analysis: Knebel converted his seventh straight save opportunity and continues to impress since supplanting Neftali Felix as the Brewers' closer last month. The hard-throwing righty has posted an excellent 0.66 ERA since April 26 and has struck out an eye-popping 50 batters in 27 1/3 innings during that time frame.
June 18 8:25 AM PT9:25 AM MT10:25 AM CT11:25 AM ET11:25 ET15:25 GMT23:25 8:25 AM MST10:25 AM EST10:55 AM VEN19:25 UAE10:25 AM CT-Corey Knebel allowed one hit without giving up a run in 1.0 inning as the Milwaukee Brewers lost to the San Diego Padres 7-5 on Saturday. Knebel struck out two, ending the game with a 1.01 ERA and 0.98 WHIP on the season.
June 17 8:34 AM PT9:34 AM MT10:34 AM CT11:34 AM ET11:34 ET15:34 GMT23:34 8:34 AM MST10:34 AM EST11:04 AM VEN19:34 UAE10:34 AM CT-Corey Knebel walked one and didn't allow a hit in 1.0 scoreless inning as the Milwaukee Brewers defeated the San Diego Padres 6-5 on Friday. Knebel struck out two, ending the game with a 1.04 ERA and 0.98 WHIP on the season.
June 15 9:37 AM PT10:37 AM MT11:37 AM CT12:37 PM ET12:37 ET16:37 GMT0:37 9:37 AM MST11:37 AM EST12:07 PM VEN20:37 UAE11:37 AM CT-Corey Knebel recorded his 10th save, allowing no runs on one hit in 1.1 innings, as the Milwaukee Brewers defeated the St. Louis Cardinals 7-6 on Wednesday. Knebel struck out one, ending the game with a 1.07 ERA and 0.98 WHIP on the season.
June 14 8:14 AM PT9:14 AM MT10:14 AM CT11:14 AM ET11:14 ET15:14 GMT23:14 8:14 AM MST10:14 AM EST10:44 AM VEN19:14 UAE10:14 AM CT-Corey Knebel recorded his ninth save, allowing no runs on one hit in 1.0 inning, as the Milwaukee Brewers defeated the St. Louis Cardinals 8-5 on Tuesday. Knebel struck out one, ending the game with a 1.11 ERA and 0.99 WHIP on the season.
June 10 10:26 AM PT11:26 AM MT12:26 PM CT1:26 PM ET13:26 ET17:26 GMT1:26 10:26 AM MST12:26 PM EST12:56 PM VEN21:26 UAE12:26 PM CT-Corey Knebel recorded his eighth save, allowing no runs on no hits in 1.1 innings, as the Milwaukee Brewers defeated the Arizona Diamondbacks 8-6 on Friday. Knebel struck out three, ending the game with a 1.15 ERA and 0.99 WHIP on the season.
Analysis: Knebel, hitting 100 mph on the Chase Field radar gun, retired the last four Arizona batters - three by strikeout. He has been scored upon just twice in his last 22 appearances, and he has 57 strikeouts in 31 1/3 innings this season. ''Corey, what can you say?'' manager Craig Counsell said. ''He was absolutely exceptional once again. He's putting together a great season.''
June 8 10:10 PM PT11:10 PM MT12:10 AM CT1:10 AM ET1:10 ET5:10 GMT13:10 10:10 PM MST12:10 AM EST12:40 AM VEN9:10 UAE12:10 AM CT-Corey Knebel recorded his seventh save, allowing no runs on no hits in 1.0 inning, as the Milwaukee Brewers defeated the San Francisco Giants 6-3 on Wednesday. Knebel struck out two, ending the game with a 1.20 ERA and 1.03 WHIP on the season.
Analysis: Knebel continues to pile up strikeouts, as he's now recorded an astounding 35 in 15 2/3 innings over his last 16 appearances. With those Craig Kimbrel-like numbers, he'll be drifting into upper-level fantasy territory if he can maintain Milwaukee's closer role and succeed in it.
June 6 7:55 PM PT8:55 PM MT9:55 PM CT10:55 PM ET22:55 ET2:55 GMT10:55 7:55 PM MST9:55 PM EST10:25 PM VEN6:55 UAE (+1)9:55 PM CT-Corey Knebel recorded his sixth save, allowing no runs on no hits in 1.0 inning, as the Milwaukee Brewers defeated the San Francisco Giants 5-2 on Tuesday. Knebel struck out one, ending the game with a 1.24 ERA and 1.07 WHIP on the season.
Analysis: Knebel came on in the ninth with runners at first and second, no outs and retired three straight. Knebel has fanned someone in all 30 of his games this year. His streak is the second-longest since 1900 by a reliever to start a season, trailing Aroldis Chapman's string of 37 in 2014. Knebel has struck out 52 in 29 innings overall.
June 5 9:10 AM PT10:10 AM MT11:10 AM CT12:10 PM ET12:10 ET16:10 GMT0:10 9:10 AM MST11:10 AM EST11:40 AM VEN20:10 UAE11:10 AM CT-Corey Knebel recorded his fifth save, allowing no runs on no hits and one walk in 1.0 inning, as the Milwaukee Brewers defeated the Los Angeles Dodgers 3-0 on Sunday. Knebel struck out three, ending the game with a 1.29 ERA and 1.11 WHIP on the season.
Analysis: Knebel has been outstanding all season, and he's even more valuable to fantasy teams now that he's moved into the closer role.
June 3 12:45 PM PT1:45 PM MT2:45 PM CT3:45 PM ET15:45 ET19:45 GMT3:45 12:45 PM MST2:45 PM EST3:15 PM VEN23:45 UAE2:45 PM CT-Corey Knebel blew his third save, allowing one run on two hits and two walks in 1.0 inning, as the Milwaukee Brewers lost to the Los Angeles Dodgers 2-1 on Friday. Knebel struck out two, ending the game with a 1.33 ERA and 1.11 WHIP on the season.
June 1 2:16 PM PT3:16 PM MT4:16 PM CT5:16 PM ET17:16 ET21:16 GMT5:16 2:16 PM MST4:16 PM EST4:46 PM VEN1:16 UAE (+1)4:16 PM CT-Corey Knebel recorded his fourth save, allowing no runs on no hits and one walk in 1.0 inning, as the Milwaukee Brewers defeated the New York Mets 2-1 on Thursday. Knebel struck out two, ending the game with a 1.04 ERA and 1.00 WHIP on the season.
Analysis: Knebel, who was named the Brewers' pitcher of the month for May, has allowed one run and seven hits with an eye-popping 32 strikeouts in 16 2/3 innings over his last 17 appearances dating to April 26. Knebel has fanned someone in all 27 of his games this year. His streak is the third-longest since 1900 by a reliever to start a season, trailing Aroldis Chapman's string of 37 in 2014 and 29 in 2012. Knebel has struck out 46 in 26 innings overall.
May 31 10:11 AM PT11:11 AM MT12:11 PM CT1:11 PM ET13:11 ET17:11 GMT1:11 10:11 AM MST12:11 PM EST12:41 PM VEN21:11 UAE12:11 PM CT-Corey Knebel did not allow a hit or walk in 1.1 scoreless innings as the Milwaukee Brewers lost to the New York Mets 5-4 on Tuesday. Knebel struck out three, ending the game with a 1.08 ERA and 1.00 WHIP on the season.
May 27 9:48 AM PT10:48 AM MT11:48 AM CT12:48 PM ET12:48 ET16:48 GMT0:48 9:48 AM MST11:48 AM EST12:18 PM VEN20:48 UAE11:48 AM CT-Corey Knebel blew his second save, allowing one run on two hits in 1.0 inning, as the Milwaukee Brewers lost to the Arizona Diamondbacks 4-2 on Friday. Knebel struck out one, ending the game with a 1.14 ERA and 1.06 WHIP on the season.
May 26 8:26 AM PT9:26 AM MT10:26 AM CT11:26 AM ET11:26 ET15:26 GMT23:26 8:26 AM MST10:26 AM EST10:56 AM VEN19:26 UAE10:26 AM CT-Corey Knebel did not allow a hit or walk in 0.2 scoreless innings as the Milwaukee Brewers lost to the Arizona Diamondbacks 4-0 on Thursday. Knebel struck out two, ending the game with a 0.79 ERA and 1.01 WHIP on the season.
May 18 5:25 PM PT6:25 PM MT7:25 PM CT8:25 PM ET20:25 ET0:25 GMT8:25 5:25 PM MST7:25 PM EST7:55 PM VEN4:25 UAE (+1)7:25 PM CT-Corey Knebel recorded his third save, allowing no runs on no hits and two walks in 1.0 inning, as the Milwaukee Brewers defeated the San Diego Padres 4-2 on Thursday. Knebel struck out three, ending the game with a 0.82 ERA and 1.05 WHIP on the season.
Analysis: Knebel has thrown 12 2/3 scoreless innings in his last 13 appearances. He's allowed five hits and struck out 24 in that span.
May 18 7:28 AM PT8:28 AM MT9:28 AM CT10:28 AM ET10:28 ET14:28 GMT22:28 7:28 AM MST9:28 AM EST9:58 AM VEN18:28 UAE9:28 AM CT-Corey Knebel recorded his second save, allowing no runs on no hits and one walk in 1.0 inning, as the Milwaukee Brewers defeated the San Diego Padres 3-1 on Wednesday. Knebel struck out two, ending the game with a 0.86 ERA and 1.00 WHIP on the season.
May 16 10:26 AM PT11:26 AM MT12:26 PM CT1:26 PM ET13:26 ET17:26 GMT1:26 10:26 AM MST12:26 PM EST12:56 PM VEN21:26 UAE12:26 PM CT-Corey Knebel allowed one hit and one walk without giving up a run in 1.0 inning as the Milwaukee Brewers lost to the San Diego Padres 6-5 on Monday. Knebel struck out three, ending the game with a 0.90 ERA and 1.00 WHIP on the season.
May 14 5:46 PM PT6:46 PM MT7:46 PM CT8:46 PM ET20:46 ET0:46 GMT8:46 5:46 PM MST7:46 PM EST8:16 PM VEN4:46 UAE (+1)7:46 PM CT-Corey Knebel recorded his first save, allowing no runs on no hits in 1.0 inning, as the Milwaukee Brewers defeated the New York Mets 11-9 on Sunday. Knebel struck out one, ending the game with a 0.95 ERA and 0.95 WHIP on the season.
May 11 3:42 PM PT4:42 PM MT5:42 PM CT6:42 PM ET18:42 ET22:42 GMT6:42 3:42 PM MST5:42 PM EST6:12 PM VEN2:42 UAE (+1)5:42 PM CT-Corey Knebel allowed two hits and one walk without giving up a run in 1.1 innings as the Milwaukee Brewers lost to the Boston Red Sox 4-1 on Thursday. Knebel struck out three, ending the game with a 1.00 ERA and 1.00 WHIP on the season.
May 11 10:26 AM PT11:26 AM MT12:26 PM CT1:26 PM ET13:26 ET17:26 GMT1:26 10:26 AM MST12:26 PM EST12:56 PM VEN21:26 UAE12:26 PM CT-Corey Knebel did not allow a hit or walk in 0.1 scoreless innings as the Milwaukee Brewers defeated the Boston Red Sox 11-7 on Tuesday. Knebel struck out one, ending the game with a 1.08 ERA and 0.90 WHIP on the season.
May 7 3:37 PM PT4:37 PM MT5:37 PM CT6:37 PM ET18:37 ET22:37 GMT6:37 3:37 PM MST5:37 PM EST6:07 PM VEN2:37 UAE (+1)5:37 PM CT-Corey Knebel allowed one hit without giving up a run in 1.0 inning as the Milwaukee Brewers defeated the Pittsburgh Pirates 6-2 on Sunday. Knebel struck out three, ending the game with a 1.10 ERA and 0.92 WHIP on the season.
May 6 7:41 PM PT8:41 PM MT9:41 PM CT10:41 PM ET22:41 ET2:41 GMT10:41 7:41 PM MST9:41 PM EST10:11 PM VEN6:41 UAE (+1)9:41 PM CT-Corey Knebel did not allow a hit or walk in 1.0 scoreless inning as the Milwaukee Brewers lost to the Pittsburgh Pirates 2-1 on Saturday. Knebel struck out three, ending the game with a 1.17 ERA and 0.91 WHIP on the season.
May 5 9:24 AM PT10:24 AM MT11:24 AM CT12:24 PM ET12:24 ET16:24 GMT0:24 9:24 AM MST11:24 AM EST11:54 AM VEN20:24 UAE11:24 AM CT-Corey Knebel did not allow a hit or walk in 1.0 scoreless inning as the Milwaukee Brewers defeated the St. Louis Cardinals 5-4 on Thursday. Knebel struck out one, ending the game with a 1.26 ERA and 0.98 WHIP on the season.
May 2 8:33 AM PT9:33 AM MT10:33 AM CT11:33 AM ET11:33 ET15:33 GMT23:33 8:33 AM MST10:33 AM EST11:03 AM VEN19:33 UAE10:33 AM CT-Corey Knebel walked one and didn't allow a hit in 1.0 scoreless inning as the Milwaukee Brewers defeated the St. Louis Cardinals 7-5 on Monday. Knebel struck out one, ending the game with a 1.35 ERA and 1.05 WHIP on the season.
Apr. 30 3:32 PM PT4:32 PM MT5:32 PM CT6:32 PM ET18:32 ET22:32 GMT6:32 3:32 PM MST5:32 PM EST6:02 PM VEN2:32 UAE (+1)5:32 PM CT-Corey Knebel allowed one hit without giving up a run in 1.1 innings as the Milwaukee Brewers defeated the Atlanta Braves 4-3 on Sunday. Knebel struck out one, ending the game with a 1.46 ERA and 1.05 WHIP on the season.

Regular Season

Pitching Statistics
Year Team W L Sv-Op G GS CG IP H R ER HR BB IBB K WHIP ERA
2014 Det 0 0 0 - 0 8 0 0 8.2 11 7 6 0 3 0 11 1.62 6.23
2015 Mil 0 0 0 - 1 48 0 0 50.1 44 18 18 8 17 1 58 1.21 3.22
2016 Mil 1 4 2 - 4 35 0 0 32.2 32 20 17 3 16 3 38 1.47 4.68
2017 Mil 0 2 17 - 22 47 0 0 46.1 28 9 9 3 27 4 81 1.19 1.75
Career 1 6 19 - 27 138 0 0 138.0 115 54 50 14 63 8 188 1.29 3.26



Pitching Velocity

Pitch TypePitchesMaxMinAvgPct
Fastball 607 100 94 97.1 71.16
Curveball 246 83 77 80.1 28.84

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