Sun, 19 Mar 2017 12:44:52 -0700
Houston Astros SP Lance McCullers (foot) left his exhibition start Sunday, March 19, in the fourth inning due to skin irritation on his right foot. Manager A.J. Hinch said during an interview with ROOT Sports that McCullers was bleeding through his shoe.
Mon, 27 Feb 2017 16:36:04 -0800
Houston Astros SP Lance McCullers (elbow) threw 35 passes during a batting practice session Monday, Feb. 27.
Tue, 20 Sep 2016 14:26:53 -0700
Houston Astros SP Lance McCullers (elbow) will not have enough time to stretch out to make another regular season start, according to general manager Jeff Luhnow.
Tue, 16 Aug 2016 22:15:35 -0700
Houston Astros SP Lance McCullers (elbow) is being given another week off from throwing according to manager A.J. Hinch. McCullers has been on the disabled list since Aug. 3.
Wed, 03 Aug 2016 17:02:39 -0700
Houston Astros SP Lance McCullers (elbow) was placed on the disabled list Wednesday, August 3, with elbow discomfort.
Wed, 27 Jul 2016 22:20:29 -0700
Houston Astros SP Lance McCullers surrendered one run on five hits over six innings against the New York Yankees on Wednesday, July 27. He walked two and struck out 10 -- the third time in five starts he has reached double digits in K's.
Fantasy Tip: In five July outings, McCullers went 3-2 with a 2.08 ERA, 1.32 WHIP and a whopping 44 strikeouts in 30 1/3 innings. If he's still kicking around your waiver wire you should bring him on board now regardless of format.
Fri, 22 Jul 2016 21:03:50 -0700
Houston Astros SP Lance McCullers allowed one run on four hits while walking four and striking out 10 over eight innings in a win over the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim Friday, July 22.
Fantasy Tip: McCullers has 90 strikeouts in 70 1/3 innings to go along with a 3.33 ERA. Trouble with walks hurts his WHIP, but he should still be owned in all formats.
Sun, 17 Jul 2016 06:49:57 -0700
Houston Astros SP Lance McCullers owns the highest K/9 (11.55) in the American League among pitchers with at least 60 innings. And of his 80 strikeouts, 66 have come with his curveball.
Fantasy Tip: McCullers has 209 strikeouts through 188 innings over the first 33 starts of his career, and he projects as a solid No. 3 starter for your virtual rotation going forward. His four wins are an underwhelming total, but with the Astros rounding into contending form, McCullers stands to finish the season strong. He's a nice buy-low candidate, especially in keeper/dynasty format.
Sat, 09 Jul 2016 19:32:08 -0700
Houston Astros SP Lance McCullers threw a season-low four innings in a loss to the Oakland Athletics Saturday, July 9, allowing three runs on seven hits while walking four and striking out six.
Fantasy Tip: Walks are a routine issue for McCullers, but his excellent strikeout stuff makes him worth owning in all formats.
Mon, 04 Jul 2016 18:03:43 -0700
Houston Astros SP Lance McCullers allowed one run on five hits while walking one and striking out 10 in a win over the Seattle Mariners Monday, July 4.
Fantasy Tip: McCullers didn't appear bothered by the blister that forced him to miss his previous start. He is up to 66 strikeouts in 53 innings, and he should be owned in all formats.