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Eric Stults | Starting Pitcher

Team: San Diego Padres
Age / DOB:  (34) / 12/9/1979
Ht / Wt:  6'0' / 225
Bats / Throws: Left / Left
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Eric Stults held the Giants to one run in seven innings Saturday but took a no-decision.
Stults was sharp, scattering six San Francisco hits -- five of them singles -- over his seven frames. He didn't walk a batter and struck out five. The 34-year-old left-hander had a terrific second half and should be locked into a rotation spot for 2015. Sep 27 - 6:48 PM

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Eric Stults shut out the Rockies over 6 1/3 innings, scattering seven hits, in Monday's 1-0 triumph.

Stults struck out five and walked one. In so doing, the left-hander managed to stay tied with Philadelphia's A.J. Burnett for the most losses in the majors (8-17). That isn't to say he's pitching poorly. On the contrary, Stults, who was 3-13 with a 5.22 on July 27, has gone 5-4 with a 2.90 ERA in his 10 starts since. Stults' final assignment of the season takes place in San Francisco on Saturday.
Sep 23 - 1:00 AM

Eric Stults allowed four runs on six hits over 4 1/3 innings in Wednesday's loss to the Phillies.

This outing was the norm earlier in the season, but odds are that it will annoy some fantasy owners perusing box scores online on Thursday morning. Consider: On July 27, the left-hander sat at 3-13 with a 5.22 ERA. Not even Rotoworld could have predicted what happened next: Stults went 4-3 with a 2.81 ERA in his next eight starts entering play today. If you decided to play with fire in the fantasy playoffs, you just got burned. The 34-year-old hosts the Rockies in a decent matchup on Tuesday.
Sep 18 - 1:22 AM

Eric Stults allowed two runs over six innings but took the loss against the Dodgers on Sunday.

Stults owns a 4.56 ERA, but he fell to 6-15 with the loss. Stults walked five and gave up five hits on the day. It doesn't get much easier for Stults his next time out, as he takes on the Rockies in Colorado on Friday.
Aug 31 - 8:54 PM

Eric Stults pitched well over seven innings, allowing only two runs, but took a no-decision in Thursday's loss to the Cardinals.

Stults at least avoided what would have been an MLB-leading 14th loss. The lefty allowed four hits and a walk and struck out only one. Jhonny Peralta did all of the damage, belting a two-run home run in the second inning. Stults has pitched well since the calendar turned to August, now sporting a 4.64 ERA, 1.37 WHIP, and 81/33 K/BB ratio. He'll try to keep it going in a road start against the Dodgers on Wednesday.
Aug 14 - 11:33 PM

Eric Stults fired 6 1/3 innings of one-run ball Saturday in the Padres' win over the Pirates.

Stults didn't walk a batter and scattered seven hits -- six of which were singles. He struck out six. The right-hander has been blown up at times this year, but he's now put together two straight dominant outings. Stults might have sneaky value down the stretch.
Aug 9 - 10:08 PM

Eric Stults limited the Braves to an unearned run over 6 1/3 inning in a win Friday.

Stults has been an improved pitcher these last six weeks, though without really progressing to the point at which he'd be worth playing in fantasy leagues. He's now 4-13 with a 4.94 ERA on the season.
Aug 2 - 1:30 AM

Eric Stults allowed six runs on six hits over six innings in Sunday's loss to the Braves.

Stults hit rough waters in the third inning when the Braves collected all six hits and plated six runs. Otherwise, Stults was fairly good, allowing only one baserunner over the other five innings. However it happened, the southpaw fell to 3-13 with the loss. Perhaps he'll fare better the second time around, as Stults will draw the Braves again in his next start on Friday.
Jul 27 - 10:00 PM

Eric Stults allowed three runs while striking out seven over five innings in Tuesday's loss to the Cubs.

The Cubs got to Stults in three of his five innings of work, as he allowed six hits and three walks on the night. The left-hander dropped to 3-12 with a 5.00 ERA on the year.
Jul 22 - 10:42 PM

Eric Stults surrendered three earned runs over five innings Wednesday in a no-decision versus the Rockies.

Stults was fantastic in his previous start, throwing seven scoreless innings against the Giants. But, as usual, Coors Field proved to be a tough test. He did strike out five without issuing a walk and will try to get back in the win column next week against the Mets.
Jul 9 - 6:26 PM

Eric Stults delivered a brilliant performance in Friday's win over the Giants, firing seven scoreless innings while allowing just four hits and a pair of walks.

The veteran southpaw struck out six in the ballgame. Despite struggling for most of the season, Stults had the Giants offense baffled for most of the evening in this one. Now 3-11 on the season, he'll look to further improve upon a 4.96 ERA and 1.46 WHIP when he does battle against the Rockies in Colorado on Wednesday. He should continue to be avoided for fantasy purposes.
Jul 4 - 9:52 PM

Eric Stults allowed two runs over seven innings in a loss to the Dodgers on Sunday.

It's been that kind of year for Stults -- he pitches poorly and he loses, he pitches well and he still loses. The left-hander allowed six hits and walked three on the day. He remains winless since May 10, as Sunday's result dropped him to 2-10. Stults will take a 5.49 ERA and 1.54 WHIP into Saturday's game against the Diamondbacks.
Jun 22 - 10:24 PM

Eric Stults pitched poorly again Tuesday, getting touched up for four runs -- three earned -- over five innings in a loss to the Mariners.

The Padres spotted Stults a lead in the top of the second inning, but he then served up two-run shots in the bottom of the second and again in the fifth. The veteran left-hander now holds a 5.76 ERA over 15 starts this season, as the Padres would be better off giving just about anyone else a shot. For now, Stults is slated to face his former team, the Dodgers, over the weekend.
Jun 17 - 7:36 PM

Eric Stults dropped to 2-8 after allowing four runs in five innings Thursday against the Phillies.

Stults is 0-5 over his last six starts, with just two quality starts in the span, and his ERA for the season is up to 5.79. With Robbie Erlin nowhere near ready to return, Stults may get a little while longer to right the ship, only because the Padres don't have anyone else they want to try right now.
Jun 12 - 4:41 PM

Eric Stults was rocked by the Nationals on Sunday, giving up six runs on eight hits over 2 1/3 innings.

Stults served up runs in each of the first three innings before exiting. The bad outing raised his ERA and WHIP to 5.68 and 1.55, respectively. The left-hander is a non-entity for fantasy purposes, but he'll start in real life Saturday at the Mets.
Jun 8 - 8:55 PM

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Starting Pitcher
S1Andrew Cashner
2Ian Kennedy
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4Eric Stults
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