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Corey Knebel
ERA S K
0.96 12 65
Team: MilwaukeeHt / Wt: 6-4 / 213 NFBC ADP: 386.51
Position: RPBorn: 11/26/1991 Birthplace: Denton, Texas
Bats/Throws: R/R Draft: 100th Round by Tigers (2013)


Latest News
June 22 2:45 PM PT3:45 PM MT4:45 PM CT5:45 PM ET17:45 ET21:45 GMT5:45 2:45 PM MST4:45 PM EST5:15 PM VEN1:45 UAE (+1)4:45 PM CT-Corey Knebel recorded his 12th save, allowing no runs on no hits in 1.0 inning, as the Milwaukee Brewers defeated the Pittsburgh Pirates 4-2 on Thursday. Knebel struck out one, ending the game with a 0.96 ERA and 0.96 WHIP on the season.
Analysis: Knebel has now fanned someone in all 38 of his games this year, breaking a tie with Aroldis Chapman (2014) for the longest streak since 1900 by a reliever to start a season. Knebel has struck out 65 in 37 2/3 innings overall.
June 22 8:31 AM PT9:31 AM MT10:31 AM CT11:31 AM ET11:31 ET15:31 GMT23:31 8:31 AM MST10:31 AM EST11:01 AM VEN19:31 UAE10:31 AM CT-Corey Knebel recorded his 11th save, allowing no runs on one hit in 1.0 inning, as the Milwaukee Brewers defeated the Pittsburgh Pirates 4-3 on Wednesday. Knebel struck out one, ending the game with a 0.98 ERA and 0.98 WHIP on the season.
Analysis: Knebel converted his seventh straight save opportunity and continues to impress since supplanting Neftali Felix as the Brewers' closer last month. The hard-throwing righty has posted an excellent 0.66 ERA since April 26 and has struck out an eye-popping 50 batters in 27 1/3 innings during that time frame.
June 18 8:25 AM PT9:25 AM MT10:25 AM CT11:25 AM ET11:25 ET15:25 GMT23:25 8:25 AM MST10:25 AM EST10:55 AM VEN19:25 UAE10:25 AM CT-Corey Knebel allowed one hit without giving up a run in 1.0 inning as the Milwaukee Brewers lost to the San Diego Padres 7-5 on Saturday. Knebel struck out two, ending the game with a 1.01 ERA and 0.98 WHIP on the season.
June 17 8:34 AM PT9:34 AM MT10:34 AM CT11:34 AM ET11:34 ET15:34 GMT23:34 8:34 AM MST10:34 AM EST11:04 AM VEN19:34 UAE10:34 AM CT-Corey Knebel walked one and didn't allow a hit in 1.0 scoreless inning as the Milwaukee Brewers defeated the San Diego Padres 6-5 on Friday. Knebel struck out two, ending the game with a 1.04 ERA and 0.98 WHIP on the season.
June 15 9:37 AM PT10:37 AM MT11:37 AM CT12:37 PM ET12:37 ET16:37 GMT0:37 9:37 AM MST11:37 AM EST12:07 PM VEN20:37 UAE11:37 AM CT-Corey Knebel recorded his 10th save, allowing no runs on one hit in 1.1 innings, as the Milwaukee Brewers defeated the St. Louis Cardinals 7-6 on Wednesday. Knebel struck out one, ending the game with a 1.07 ERA and 0.98 WHIP on the season.
June 14 8:14 AM PT9:14 AM MT10:14 AM CT11:14 AM ET11:14 ET15:14 GMT23:14 8:14 AM MST10:14 AM EST10:44 AM VEN19:14 UAE10:14 AM CT-Corey Knebel recorded his ninth save, allowing no runs on one hit in 1.0 inning, as the Milwaukee Brewers defeated the St. Louis Cardinals 8-5 on Tuesday. Knebel struck out one, ending the game with a 1.11 ERA and 0.99 WHIP on the season.
June 10 10:26 AM PT11:26 AM MT12:26 PM CT1:26 PM ET13:26 ET17:26 GMT1:26 10:26 AM MST12:26 PM EST12:56 PM VEN21:26 UAE12:26 PM CT-Corey Knebel recorded his eighth save, allowing no runs on no hits in 1.1 innings, as the Milwaukee Brewers defeated the Arizona Diamondbacks 8-6 on Friday. Knebel struck out three, ending the game with a 1.15 ERA and 0.99 WHIP on the season.
Analysis: Knebel, hitting 100 mph on the Chase Field radar gun, retired the last four Arizona batters - three by strikeout. He has been scored upon just twice in his last 22 appearances, and he has 57 strikeouts in 31 1/3 innings this season. ''Corey, what can you say?'' manager Craig Counsell said. ''He was absolutely exceptional once again. He's putting together a great season.''
June 8 10:10 PM PT11:10 PM MT12:10 AM CT1:10 AM ET1:10 ET5:10 GMT13:10 10:10 PM MST12:10 AM EST12:40 AM VEN9:10 UAE12:10 AM CT-Corey Knebel recorded his seventh save, allowing no runs on no hits in 1.0 inning, as the Milwaukee Brewers defeated the San Francisco Giants 6-3 on Wednesday. Knebel struck out two, ending the game with a 1.20 ERA and 1.03 WHIP on the season.
Analysis: Knebel continues to pile up strikeouts, as he's now recorded an astounding 35 in 15 2/3 innings over his last 16 appearances. With those Craig Kimbrel-like numbers, he'll be drifting into upper-level fantasy territory if he can maintain Milwaukee's closer role and succeed in it.
June 6 7:55 PM PT8:55 PM MT9:55 PM CT10:55 PM ET22:55 ET2:55 GMT10:55 7:55 PM MST9:55 PM EST10:25 PM VEN6:55 UAE (+1)9:55 PM CT-Corey Knebel recorded his sixth save, allowing no runs on no hits in 1.0 inning, as the Milwaukee Brewers defeated the San Francisco Giants 5-2 on Tuesday. Knebel struck out one, ending the game with a 1.24 ERA and 1.07 WHIP on the season.
Analysis: Knebel came on in the ninth with runners at first and second, no outs and retired three straight. Knebel has fanned someone in all 30 of his games this year. His streak is the second-longest since 1900 by a reliever to start a season, trailing Aroldis Chapman's string of 37 in 2014. Knebel has struck out 52 in 29 innings overall.
June 5 9:10 AM PT10:10 AM MT11:10 AM CT12:10 PM ET12:10 ET16:10 GMT0:10 9:10 AM MST11:10 AM EST11:40 AM VEN20:10 UAE11:10 AM CT-Corey Knebel recorded his fifth save, allowing no runs on no hits and one walk in 1.0 inning, as the Milwaukee Brewers defeated the Los Angeles Dodgers 3-0 on Sunday. Knebel struck out three, ending the game with a 1.29 ERA and 1.11 WHIP on the season.
Analysis: Knebel has been outstanding all season, and he's even more valuable to fantasy teams now that he's moved into the closer role.
June 3 12:45 PM PT1:45 PM MT2:45 PM CT3:45 PM ET15:45 ET19:45 GMT3:45 12:45 PM MST2:45 PM EST3:15 PM VEN23:45 UAE2:45 PM CT-Corey Knebel blew his third save, allowing one run on two hits and two walks in 1.0 inning, as the Milwaukee Brewers lost to the Los Angeles Dodgers 2-1 on Friday. Knebel struck out two, ending the game with a 1.33 ERA and 1.11 WHIP on the season.
June 1 2:16 PM PT3:16 PM MT4:16 PM CT5:16 PM ET17:16 ET21:16 GMT5:16 2:16 PM MST4:16 PM EST4:46 PM VEN1:16 UAE (+1)4:16 PM CT-Corey Knebel recorded his fourth save, allowing no runs on no hits and one walk in 1.0 inning, as the Milwaukee Brewers defeated the New York Mets 2-1 on Thursday. Knebel struck out two, ending the game with a 1.04 ERA and 1.00 WHIP on the season.
Analysis: Knebel, who was named the Brewers' pitcher of the month for May, has allowed one run and seven hits with an eye-popping 32 strikeouts in 16 2/3 innings over his last 17 appearances dating to April 26. Knebel has fanned someone in all 27 of his games this year. His streak is the third-longest since 1900 by a reliever to start a season, trailing Aroldis Chapman's string of 37 in 2014 and 29 in 2012. Knebel has struck out 46 in 26 innings overall.
May 31 10:11 AM PT11:11 AM MT12:11 PM CT1:11 PM ET13:11 ET17:11 GMT1:11 10:11 AM MST12:11 PM EST12:41 PM VEN21:11 UAE12:11 PM CT-Corey Knebel did not allow a hit or walk in 1.1 scoreless innings as the Milwaukee Brewers lost to the New York Mets 5-4 on Tuesday. Knebel struck out three, ending the game with a 1.08 ERA and 1.00 WHIP on the season.
May 27 9:48 AM PT10:48 AM MT11:48 AM CT12:48 PM ET12:48 ET16:48 GMT0:48 9:48 AM MST11:48 AM EST12:18 PM VEN20:48 UAE11:48 AM CT-Corey Knebel blew his second save, allowing one run on two hits in 1.0 inning, as the Milwaukee Brewers lost to the Arizona Diamondbacks 4-2 on Friday. Knebel struck out one, ending the game with a 1.14 ERA and 1.06 WHIP on the season.
May 26 8:26 AM PT9:26 AM MT10:26 AM CT11:26 AM ET11:26 ET15:26 GMT23:26 8:26 AM MST10:26 AM EST10:56 AM VEN19:26 UAE10:26 AM CT-Corey Knebel did not allow a hit or walk in 0.2 scoreless innings as the Milwaukee Brewers lost to the Arizona Diamondbacks 4-0 on Thursday. Knebel struck out two, ending the game with a 0.79 ERA and 1.01 WHIP on the season.
May 18 5:25 PM PT6:25 PM MT7:25 PM CT8:25 PM ET20:25 ET0:25 GMT8:25 5:25 PM MST7:25 PM EST7:55 PM VEN4:25 UAE (+1)7:25 PM CT-Corey Knebel recorded his third save, allowing no runs on no hits and two walks in 1.0 inning, as the Milwaukee Brewers defeated the San Diego Padres 4-2 on Thursday. Knebel struck out three, ending the game with a 0.82 ERA and 1.05 WHIP on the season.
Analysis: Knebel has thrown 12 2/3 scoreless innings in his last 13 appearances. He's allowed five hits and struck out 24 in that span.
May 18 7:28 AM PT8:28 AM MT9:28 AM CT10:28 AM ET10:28 ET14:28 GMT22:28 7:28 AM MST9:28 AM EST9:58 AM VEN18:28 UAE9:28 AM CT-Corey Knebel recorded his second save, allowing no runs on no hits and one walk in 1.0 inning, as the Milwaukee Brewers defeated the San Diego Padres 3-1 on Wednesday. Knebel struck out two, ending the game with a 0.86 ERA and 1.00 WHIP on the season.
May 16 10:26 AM PT11:26 AM MT12:26 PM CT1:26 PM ET13:26 ET17:26 GMT1:26 10:26 AM MST12:26 PM EST12:56 PM VEN21:26 UAE12:26 PM CT-Corey Knebel allowed one hit and one walk without giving up a run in 1.0 inning as the Milwaukee Brewers lost to the San Diego Padres 6-5 on Monday. Knebel struck out three, ending the game with a 0.90 ERA and 1.00 WHIP on the season.
May 14 5:46 PM PT6:46 PM MT7:46 PM CT8:46 PM ET20:46 ET0:46 GMT8:46 5:46 PM MST7:46 PM EST8:16 PM VEN4:46 UAE (+1)7:46 PM CT-Corey Knebel recorded his first save, allowing no runs on no hits in 1.0 inning, as the Milwaukee Brewers defeated the New York Mets 11-9 on Sunday. Knebel struck out one, ending the game with a 0.95 ERA and 0.95 WHIP on the season.
May 11 3:42 PM PT4:42 PM MT5:42 PM CT6:42 PM ET18:42 ET22:42 GMT6:42 3:42 PM MST5:42 PM EST6:12 PM VEN2:42 UAE (+1)5:42 PM CT-Corey Knebel allowed two hits and one walk without giving up a run in 1.1 innings as the Milwaukee Brewers lost to the Boston Red Sox 4-1 on Thursday. Knebel struck out three, ending the game with a 1.00 ERA and 1.00 WHIP on the season.
May 11 10:26 AM PT11:26 AM MT12:26 PM CT1:26 PM ET13:26 ET17:26 GMT1:26 10:26 AM MST12:26 PM EST12:56 PM VEN21:26 UAE12:26 PM CT-Corey Knebel did not allow a hit or walk in 0.1 scoreless innings as the Milwaukee Brewers defeated the Boston Red Sox 11-7 on Tuesday. Knebel struck out one, ending the game with a 1.08 ERA and 0.90 WHIP on the season.
May 7 3:37 PM PT4:37 PM MT5:37 PM CT6:37 PM ET18:37 ET22:37 GMT6:37 3:37 PM MST5:37 PM EST6:07 PM VEN2:37 UAE (+1)5:37 PM CT-Corey Knebel allowed one hit without giving up a run in 1.0 inning as the Milwaukee Brewers defeated the Pittsburgh Pirates 6-2 on Sunday. Knebel struck out three, ending the game with a 1.10 ERA and 0.92 WHIP on the season.
May 6 7:41 PM PT8:41 PM MT9:41 PM CT10:41 PM ET22:41 ET2:41 GMT10:41 7:41 PM MST9:41 PM EST10:11 PM VEN6:41 UAE (+1)9:41 PM CT-Corey Knebel did not allow a hit or walk in 1.0 scoreless inning as the Milwaukee Brewers lost to the Pittsburgh Pirates 2-1 on Saturday. Knebel struck out three, ending the game with a 1.17 ERA and 0.91 WHIP on the season.
May 5 9:24 AM PT10:24 AM MT11:24 AM CT12:24 PM ET12:24 ET16:24 GMT0:24 9:24 AM MST11:24 AM EST11:54 AM VEN20:24 UAE11:24 AM CT-Corey Knebel did not allow a hit or walk in 1.0 scoreless inning as the Milwaukee Brewers defeated the St. Louis Cardinals 5-4 on Thursday. Knebel struck out one, ending the game with a 1.26 ERA and 0.98 WHIP on the season.
May 2 8:33 AM PT9:33 AM MT10:33 AM CT11:33 AM ET11:33 ET15:33 GMT23:33 8:33 AM MST10:33 AM EST11:03 AM VEN19:33 UAE10:33 AM CT-Corey Knebel walked one and didn't allow a hit in 1.0 scoreless inning as the Milwaukee Brewers defeated the St. Louis Cardinals 7-5 on Monday. Knebel struck out one, ending the game with a 1.35 ERA and 1.05 WHIP on the season.
Apr. 30 3:32 PM PT4:32 PM MT5:32 PM CT6:32 PM ET18:32 ET22:32 GMT6:32 3:32 PM MST5:32 PM EST6:02 PM VEN2:32 UAE (+1)5:32 PM CT-Corey Knebel allowed one hit without giving up a run in 1.1 innings as the Milwaukee Brewers defeated the Atlanta Braves 4-3 on Sunday. Knebel struck out one, ending the game with a 1.46 ERA and 1.05 WHIP on the season.

Regular Season

Pitching Statistics
Year Team W L Sv-Op G GS CG IP H R ER HR BB IBB K WHIP ERA
2014 Det 0 0 0 - 0 8 0 0 8.2 11 7 6 0 3 0 11 1.62 6.23
2015 Mil 0 0 0 - 1 48 0 0 50.1 44 18 18 8 17 1 58 1.21 3.22
2016 Mil 1 4 2 - 4 35 0 0 32.2 32 20 17 3 16 3 38 1.47 4.68
2017 Mil 0 0 12 - 15 38 0 0 37.2 19 4 4 2 17 3 65 0.96 0.96
Career 1 4 14 - 20 129 0 0 129.1 106 49 45 13 53 7 172 1.23 3.13



Pitching Velocity

Pitch TypePitchesMaxMinAvgPct
Fastball 467 99 94 96.9 70.33
Curveball 197 83 77 79.9 29.67

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