Felipe Vázquez
RP PIT
6 hours ago

Vazquez (3-1) allowed one hit with one strikeout over 1.1 innings while recording a victory against the Nationals on Tuesday.

EDGE Analysis

The Pirates called upon Vazquez with two outs and a runner aboard in the eighth to keep the deficit just one. After successfully doing that, the Pirates finally broke through with a few runs, giving Vazquez a shot at the win. He allowed a hit to lead off the ninth, but Vazquez erased that baserunner with a double play. He has 22 saves in 24 opportunities with a 1.65 ERA, 1.02 WHIP and 74 strikeouts in 49 innings this season.

Felipe Vázquez
RP PIT
4 days ago

Vazquez allowed one and one walk while recording two outs in a blown save against the Cubs on Friday.

EDGE Analysis

While this will go down as his second blown save of the season, that is hardly fair. The Pirates called upon their closer with one out and runners at the corners in the eighth while clinging to a one-run lead. Asking a closer to strand an inherited runner 90-feet from home and record five outs without allowing a single run is obviously not a typical save situation. Vazquez owns a 1.70 ERA with 22 saves, 1.03 WHIP and 73 strikeouts in 47.2 innings this season.

Felipe Vázquez
RP PIT
1 week ago

Vazquez needed only one pitch to induce a game-ending double play and earn the save against the Angels on Tuesday.

EDGE Analysis

Vazquez was brought in to face Kole Calhoun with a runner on first base after the Angels plated a pair of runs in the ninth inning. Calhoun promptly swung at Vazquez's first offering, grounding into a 6-4-3 double play to end the threat. It was the first save opportunity and conversion for Vazquez since July 16 and brought his total to 22 in 23 chances this season. The 28-year-old continues to be one of the most dominant closers in baseball, compiling a 1.72 ERA, 1.00 WHIP and 73:11 K:BB over 47 innings.

Felipe Vázquez
RP PIT
1 month ago

Vazquez gave up one hit in one scoreless inning of a non-save situation against Philadelphia on Sunday. He struck out one batter.

EDGE Analysis

He's thrown 35 pitches and two innings in the team's last two games, putting his availability into question for Monday. Most likely he'll be available in a limited capacity, with a 15-20 pitch cap. Vazquez has allowed only two earned runs and 24:5 K:BB in 16.1 innings since June 6. He's registered only one win and two saves since June 23, however, as the slumping Pirates haven't offered a plethora of saves opportunities.

Felipe Vázquez
RP PIT
1 month ago

Vazquez recorded a four-out save with one strikeout, no walks and two hits allowed during a 6-5 victory against the Brewers on Sunday.

EDGE Analysis

A late addition to the All-Star team, Vazquez heads to Cleveland with 20 saves in 21 opportunities during the first half. He allows more baserunners than one might expect given his electric stuff, but he's suffered just one loss as well. Vazquez is 2-1 with a 2.11 ERA, 1.15 WHIP and 60 strikeouts in 38.1 innings this season.

Felipe Vázquez
RP PIT
2 months ago

Vazquez (2-1) allowed one run on three hits with two strikeouts during the tenth inning while taking a loss against the Brewers on Friday.

EDGE Analysis

The 28-year-old has one blown save and one loss this season, and both came against the Brewers. This was also only the second time in 34 appearances where he gave up three hits. Vazquez is 2-1 with 19 saves, 2.19 ERA, 1.14 WHIP and 59 strikeouts in 37 innings this season.

Felipe Vázquez
RP PIT
2 months ago

Vazquez allowed a run on two hits and a walk and two strikeouts during the ninth inning in a 5-1 victory against the Cubs on Tuesday.

EDGE Analysis

In typical closer fashion, Vazquez wasn't very sharp in a non-save situation Tuesday night. He walked the leadoff hitter and then gave up a single following a strikeout. Vazquez struck out another batter and looked like he might escape without any further damage, but he ultimately gave up a run-scoring double. Despite the stumble, Vazquez is 1-0 and 19-for-20 in save chances with a 2.00 ERA, 1.08 WHIP and 57 strikeouts in 36 innings this season.

Felipe Vázquez
RP PIT
2 months ago

Vazquez (2-0) pitched the eighth and the ninth, striking out four batters and not allowing a base runner to earn a victory against the Brewers on Friday.

EDGE Analysis

With the game tied in the eighth, the Pirates turned to their best reliever an inning earlier than usual. Then when the Pirates took the lead during the ninth, Vazquez remained in the game, nailing down a key road win. It took 25 pitches, so Vazquez may not be available Saturday, but he has now gone nine straight innings without allowing a run. Vazquez is 2-0 and 19-for-20 in save opportunities with a 1.80 ERA, 1.03 WHIP and 55 strikeouts in 35 innings this season.

Felipe Vázquez
RP PIT
2 months ago

Vazquez struck out the only batter he faced to earn the save in a 6-3 win over San Diego on Saturday.

EDGE Analysis

The Padres scratched across one run with two outs in the ninth inning to provide the easy save chance for Vazquez. The 27-year-old has a 1.97 ERA, 1.13 WHIP, 49:9 K:BB and is 19-for-20 in save opportunities this season.

Felipe Vázquez
RP PIT
2 months ago

Vazquez allowed a hit but still retired the side efficiently in the ninth to record his 18th save in a 2-1 victory against the Padres on Friday.

EDGE Analysis

The left-hander didn't record a strikeout, but he retired the side on just 11 pitches. Vazquez has allowed one run in his last 6.2 innings since suffered his first blown save of the season. He is 1-0 and 18-for-19 in save opportunities with a 1.99 ERA, 1.14 WHIP and 48 strikeouts in 31.2 innings this season.