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Indians | Cody Allen saddled with loss

Thu, 21 Apr 2016 15:46:45 -0700

Cleveland Indians RP Cody Allen allowed a three-run home run while walking two and striking out two in 1 2/3 innings to take the loss against the Seattle Mariners Thursday, April 21. It was his first loss of the year and moved his ERA up to 8.53 on the season.

Fantasy Tip: Allen allowed the big home run to Robinson Cano, a player he had owned in his career. It's a blip on the radar for Cleveland's ninth-inning stopper. He should still be viewed as a low-end No. 1 fantasy reliever despite the hiccup.

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Indians | Regular workloads for Tribe relievers

Thu, 18 Feb 2016 11:50:15 -0800

Cleveland Indians RPs Cody Allen and Bryan Shaw will have regular workloads this spring, according to manager Terry Francona. Francona thought the Indians were too conservative with their relievers last year.

Fantasy Tip: Allen had 34 saves and a 2.99 ERA for the Tribe last year. He's a top fantasy closing option once the elite names are off the board. Shaw is strictly a handcuff in AL-only leagues.

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Indians | Cody Allen lands $4.15 million

Fri, 15 Jan 2016 10:20:47 -0800

Updating an earlier report, Cleveland Indians RP Cody Allen signed a one-year, $4.15 million deal Friday, Jan. 15.

Fantasy Tip: Allen had a big year last year with 34 saves, a 2.99 ERA and a 12.85 K/9. He could come at a significant value as a low-end RP1 in fantasy.

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Indians | Cody Allen agrees to terms

Fri, 15 Jan 2016 09:45:40 -0800

Cleveland Indians RP Cody Allen avoided arbitration with a one-year deal Friday, Jan. 15.

Fantasy Tip: Allen had a big year last year with 34 saves, a 2.99 ERA and a 12.85 K/9. You don't hear him among the elite closers and could come at a significant value as a low-end first reliever in fantasy.

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Indians | Cody Allen records four-out save

Sat, 22 Aug 2015 05:29:49 -0700

Cleveland Indians RP Cody Allen recorded a scoreless four-out save during Cleveland's 7-3 win over the New York Yankees Friday, Aug. 21.

Fantasy Tip: Allen had allowed runs in each of his past two appearances, and he has struggled off and on all season. It is reflected in his 3.93 ERA, and he has just 25 saves on the season. He is sporting a 6.00 ERA in August and has allowed a run in four of nine appearances. It is unlikely he loses his job at this point, but it wouldn't be a shock, either.

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Indians | Cody Allen battling control issues

Thu, 06 Aug 2015 13:03:40 -0700

Cleveland Indians RP Cody Allen said he lost his fastball command during his blown save and loss to the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim Wednesday, Aug. 5. "I've kind of hurt myself," said Allen. "I'm getting behind in the count on guys and then just kind of get away from pitching."

Fantasy Tip: Allen has coverted 22-of-25 saves this season, so he is far from on the verge of losing his job. However, he has allowed seven earned runs through 5 2/3 innings over his last eight appearances, so he is becoming more risky for Cleveland and fantasy owners to rely on. Bryan Shaw would likely take over closing duties, if Allen continues to struggle. Shaw is a desperation add for saves chasers.

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Indians | Cody Allen blows save, suffers loss

Wed, 05 Aug 2015 18:12:50 -0700

Cleveland Indians RP Cody Allen (1-4) blew his fourth save of the season and was tagged with the loss Wednesday, Aug. 5, against the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim. He allowed three runs on two hits in two-thirds of an inning, with two walks and one strikeout.

Fantasy Tip: Allen has struggled mightily of late, allowing seven earned runs in 5 2/3 innings over his last eight appearances. He has surrendered at least one run in five games over that stretch. If the Indians decide to make a move at closer, Bryan Shaw could be next in line to receive save opportunities.

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Indians | Cody Allen struggling after break

Wed, 05 Aug 2015 15:47:26 -0700

Cleveland Indians RP Cody Allen has given up seven earned runs and 12 hits in 6 1/3 innings pitched with two blown saves and two losses since the All-Star break after blowing the save against the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim Wednesday, Aug. 5. Before the break he had a 1.35 ERA and was 16-for-16 in save chances in 33 outings.

Fantasy Tip: There's been no mention of the Tribe going away from Allen in the ninth inning because of his recent struggles. But if the Indians do choose to do so, Bryan Shaw is likely next in line for Terry Francona. If you're scrounging for saves, Shaw is a speculative add in deeper leagues.

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Indians | Cody Allen blows save

Sun, 19 Jul 2015 17:06:15 -0700

Cleveland Indians RP Cody Allen blew his second save in 21 chances, allowing three hits and a run in 1 1/3 innings against the Cincinnati Reds Sunday, July 19.

Fantasy Tip: Allen's ratios haven't been elite, but he does have 61 strikeouts in 39 innings and has only blown two saves. He is entrenched as the closer in Cleveland until further notice.

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Indians | Cody Allen returns

Thu, 09 Jul 2015 06:02:37 -0700

Cleveland Indians RP Cody Allen (back) returned to record his 17th save Wednesday, July 8.

Fantasy Tip: Allen missed a couple of days with a back issue, but he should be fine moving forward.

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