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Duane Underwood

24-Year-Old Pitcher – Chicago Cubs

2018 Stats

W-L

0-1

ERA

2.25

WHIP

1.25

K

3

SV

0

2018 Preseason Projections

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2018 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

There was no outlook written for Duane Underwood in 2018. Check out the latest news below for more on his current fantasy value.

2018 ADP:

Rank (RP): Hidden

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LEAGUE: AAA    40 MAN: YES   BATS: R   THROWS: R   HT: 6' 2"   WT: 210   DOB: 7/20/1994   BORN: Raleigh, NC   COLLEGE: None   DRAFTED: 2nd Rd    Show ContractHide Contract

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Duane Underwood Contract Information:

Signed a one-year contract with the Cubs in March of 2018.

June 26, 2018  –  Duane Underwood News

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Underwood was optioned to Triple-A Iowa on Tuesday, Mark Gonzales of the Chicago Tribune reports.

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Duane Underwood Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm G GS SH IP H ER HR K BB W L SV BS HLD ERA WHIP
2012 17 R MES 5 5 0 8.2 7 5 1 7 6 0 1 0 0 0 5.19 1.59
2013 18 A BOI 14 11 0 54.1 62 30 4 36 27 3 4 0 0 0 4.97 1.65
2014 19 A KAN 22 21 0 100.2 85 28 10 84 36 6 4 0 0 0 2.50 1.21
2015 20 R MES 2 2 0 5.0 3 0 0 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 0.60
2015 20 A MYR 14 14 0 73.1 52 21 6 48 24 6 3 0 0 0 2.58 1.04
2016 21 R MES 1 1 0 1.0 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 1.00
2016 21 A SOU 1 3 0 8.2 5 2 0 12 4 0 1 0 0 0 2.08 1.10
2016 21 A MYR 1 1 0 4.2 3 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.93 0.71
2016 21 AA TEN 1 13 0 58.2 66 32 7 46 31 0 5 0 0 0 4.91 1.67
2017 22 AA TEN 25 24 0 138.0 130 68 13 98 50 13 7 0 0 0 4.43 1.30
2018 23 AAA IOW 17 15 0 86.1 86 43 4 74 28 3 9 0 0 0 4.48 1.32
2018 23 MAJ CHC 1 1 0 4.0 2 1 1 3 3 0 1 0 0 0 2.25 1.25
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Career  (View All)     1 1 0 4.0 2 1 1 3 3 0 1 0 2.25 1.25

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Duane Underwood Game Log    (View Full Game Log)
# of Team Games To Display:    Show 14Show 14    Show 30Show 30    Show 60Show 60
DATE OPP IP H R ER HR BB K HBP WP CG W-L SV BS HLD ERA WHIP
Jun. 25 @LAD 4.0 2 1 1 1 3 3 0 0 0 L 0 0 0 2.25 1.25
Last 14 Games (Team)
1 Games Pitched:  Avg. 4.0 IP/G
4.0 2 1 1 1 3 3 0 0 0 0-1 0 0 0 2.25 1.25
Last 30 Games (Team)
1 Games Pitched:  Avg. 4.0 IP/G
4.0 2 1 1 1 3 3 0 0 0 0-1 0 0 0 2.25 1.25
Last 60 Games (Team)
1 Games Pitched:  Avg. 4.0 IP/G
4.0 2 1 1 1 3 3 0 0 0 0-1 0 0 0 2.25 1.25
Duane Underwood Minors Game Log    (View Full Game Log)
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DATE OPP IP H R ER HR BB K HBP WP CG W-L SV ERA WHIP
Jul. 16 Memphis 4.0 1 1 1 0 2 2 0 0 0 - 0 2.25 0.75
Jul. 6 Nashville 5.0 5 4 4 1 5 5 0 1 0 L 0 7.20 2.00
Jul. 1 Memphis 5.0 11 4 4 0 1 7 0 0 0 L 0 7.20 2.40
Jun. 19 Tacoma 5.0 5 5 1 0 3 2 0 0 0 L 0 1.80 1.60
Jun. 14 Reno 5.0 10 6 6 0 2 2 0 1 0 L 0 10.80 2.40
Jun. 8 El Paso 5.0 3 4 4 0 4 10 0 0 0 L 0 7.20 1.40
Jun. 2 ColoSprings 3.0 5 4 4 1 1 4 1 1 0 - 0 12.00 2.00
May. 28 New Orleans 7.0 4 2 2 0 0 3 0 0 0 - 0 2.57 0.57
May. 27 New Orleans 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 - 0 0.00 0.00
May. 23 Round Rock 6.0 4 1 1 0 2 6 0 1 0 W 0 1.50 1.00
Last 14 Days
2 Games:  Avg. 4.5 IP/G
9.0 6 5 5 1 7 7 0 1 0 0-1 0 5.00 1.44
Last 30 Days
3 Games:  Avg. 4.7 IP/G
14.0 17 9 9 1 8 14 0 1 0 0-2 0 5.79 1.79
Last 60 Days
10 Games:  Avg. 4.5 IP/G
45.0 48 31 27 2 20 41 1 4 0 1-5 0 5.40 1.51

Duane Underwood Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

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Duane Underwood vs. Today's Pitcher Stats

Duane Underwood Advanced Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm G GS IP K/9 BB/9 K/BB HR/9 GB/FB Ratio Strand % Fastball ERA FIP BABIP
2012 17 R MES 5 5 8.2 7.68 6.59 1.17 1.10 66.7% 5.19 5.64 .271
2013 18 A BOI 14 11 54.1 5.99 4.49 1.33 0.67 69.4% 4.97 4.66 .332
2014 19 A KAN 22 21 100.2 7.54 3.23 2.33 0.90 83.8% 2.50 4.14 .274
2015 20 R MES 2 2 5.0 10.80 0.00 0.00 0.00 100% 0.00 0.80 .270
2015 20 A MYR 14 14 73.1 5.91 2.95 2.00 0.74 78.6% 2.58 4.10 .225
2016 21 R MES 1 1 1.0 18.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 100% 0.00 -0.80 .549
2016 21 A SOU 1 3 8.2 13.17 4.39 3.00 0.00 77.8% 2.08 1.74 .310
2016 21 A MYR 1 1 4.2 4.29 0.00 0.00 0.00 66.7% 1.93 2.96 .234
2016 21 AA TEN 1 13 58.2 7.11 4.79 1.48 1.08 72.2% 4.91 4.99 .333
2017 22 AA TEN 25 24 138.0 6.39 3.26 1.96 0.85 67.1% 4.43 4.29 .287
2018 23 AAA IOW 17 15 86.1 7.74 2.93 2.64 0.42 64.5% 4.48 3.17 .327
2018 23 MAJ CHC 1 1 4.0 6.75 6.75 1.00 2.25 1.25 100% 2.25 7.20 .108
Today's Projections     0 0 .0 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0% 0.00 0.00 .000
Next 7 Days     0 1 5.5 6.51 3.87 1.68 1.00 64% 5.27 4.48 .298
Rest Of Season     0 3 18.5 6.28 3.72 1.69 1.12 64% 5.30 4.66 .292
Career     1 1 4.0 6.75 6.75 1.00 2.25 100% 2.25 7.28 .108

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Duane Underwood Defensive Stats

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2018 Stat Review for Duane Underwood    As compared to the top 100 starting pitchers in 2016 (min 130 in)

K/BB/HR Stats

A collection of stats that measure different skills.

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1.00 K/BB
TERRIBLE
6.75 K/9
POOR
6.75 BB/9
TERRIBLE
0.0 MPH Fastball
TERRIBLE
2.3 HR/9
TERRIBLE
1.25 GB/FB Ratio
MODERATE GROUNDBALLER
ERA/WHIP/FIP

A few general measures of a pitcher's effectiveness.

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2.25 ERA
ELITE
1.25 WHIP
AVERAGE
7.20 FIP
TERRIBLE
BABIP/Strand

Balls in play avg. and % of runners left stranded.

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.108 BABIP
LOW
100.0% Strand Rate
HIGH

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Duane Underwood: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Underwood (0-1) allowed one run on two hits and three walks with three strikeouts through four innings in a loss Monday against the Dodgers.

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Underwood was officially recalled from Triple-A Iowa to start Monday against the Dodgers.

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Underwood will start Monday against the Dodgers, Gordon Wittenmyer of the Chicago Sun-Times reports.

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Underwood could start for the Cubs on Monday against the Reds, Sahadev Sharma of The Athletic Chicago reports.

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Underwood tossed seven innings of two-run ball for Triple-A Iowa in its 5-4 win over New Orleans on Monday. He gave up four hits and no walks and struck out three.

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Underwood was assigned to Double-A Tennessee on Friday.

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Cubs manager Joe Maddon said Underwood is in better shape this spring and is more assertive on the mound, Carrie Muskat of MLB.com reports.

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Underwood was optioned to Double-A Tennessee on Monday, Patrick Mooney of CSN Chicago reports.

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Underwood was added to the Cubs' 40-man roster Friday.

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Underwood is active with High-A Myrtle Beach after rehabbing an undisclosed injury with the AZL Cubs in August.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2018

There was no outlook written for Duane Underwood.

2017

Underwood continues to battle injury problems, most notably elbow ailments. The 22-year-old tossed just 73 innings in 2016 after throwing only 78.1 innings in 2015. The majority of innings for Underwood this past season came at Double-A Tennessee, where he posted a 4.91 ERA and 46:31 K:BB in 58.2 innings. Perhaps not surprising for a pitcher battling elbow issues and unable to stay on the field, Underwood struggled with his command. Those command problems have been prevalent throughout Underwood's professional career, but the lack of time on the mound certainly didn't help his cause. Underwood's stock has taken a bit of a nosedive entering the 2017 campaign, which will likely start at Double-A, assuming he is healthy. Despite being drafted in the second round in 2012, Underwood has never pitched more than 101 innings in a single season in the minors.

2016

Underwood, a second-round draft pick out of high school in 2012, missed almost two months of the season last year with an elbow injury. Fortunately it wasn't major damage to the elbow and the Cubs were able to play it safe, but the time on the shelf muted his breakout campaign. He started 14 games for High-A Myrtle Beach, posting a 2.58 ERA and 1.04 WHIP, but his strikeout rate was a shaky 5.9. Even more concerning is the strong season may have been fueled by a .225 BABIP - the low strikeout rate and low BABIP contributed to a mediocre 4.10 FIP. He's considered one of the better pitching prospects in the Cubs' system, but elbow discomfort limited him early in camp, so owners will need to cross their fingers and hope this doesn't develop into something that requires surgery.