- Height / Weight
- 6' 4" / 190 lbs.
- Date of Birth (Age)
- 1/18/1994 (25)
Max Fried was relied on to hold the game together between Mike Foltynewicz and Mark Melancon. He did a great job, striking out two and giving up just one hit. Fried is a starting pitcher, but this is playoff time and every game is extremely important. The Braves used some valuable assets, but they paid off and got the win. The series now moves back to St. Louis tied up at 1-1.
Atlanta Braves starter Max Fried surrendered one hit across seven scoreless innings during Thursday's 4-2 win over the Washington Nationals. He struck out nine batters without issuing a walk. It was one of Fried's finest performances of the season. He improved his record to 16-4 to go along with a 3.86 ERA, 1.32 WHIP, and 159/42 K/BB rate. The 25-year-old has been a fantastic fantasy surprise in 2019, and he'll look to keep it going in his next projected start against the Philadelphia Phillies.
Atlanta Braves starter Max Fried allowed three runs on eight hits across five innings of work during Sunday's 5-3 win over the Los Angeles Dodgers. He struck out eight while walking three batters in the no-decision. Through four starts in August, Fried owns a 3-0 record to go along with a 2.01 ERA. He has produced a 14-4 record on the season as well as a 3.84 ERA, 1.40 WHIP, and 134/41 K/BB rate. The 25-year-old has blossomed into a reliable fantasy starter in all formats. His next projected start comes against the New York Mets, whom he limited to one run across six innings on August 13.