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Jhoulys Chacin | Starting Pitcher | #46

Team: San Diego Padres
Age / DOB:  (29) / 1/7/1988
Ht / Wt:  6'3" / 215
Bats / Throws: Right / Right
College: None
Drafted: 2004 / UDFA / COL
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Jhoulys Chacin was ineffective in Sunday's no-decision against the Rockies, allowing three runs on five hits across 4 1/3 innings.
The right-hander struck out four and walked two in the ballgame. All of the damage came in the fourth inning, the major blow being a two-run double by Trevor Story. He'll bring a 4.12 ERA and 1.30 WHIP into his penultimate start of the season on Saturday against the Rockies. Sep 17 - 8:47 PM

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Jhoulys Chacin allowed four earned runs, seven hits and two walks with five strikeouts over five innings in a no-decision Saturday in Arizona.

Chacin threw just 59 of his 100 pitches for strikes in the mediocre effort. He has just one victory over his past four decisions spanning seven starts. Despite the lack of wins, he has been pitching rather consistently, as his ERA has risen from 3.99 to just 4.06 during the stretch.
Sep 10 - 3:08 AM

Jhoulys Chacin delivered an impressive performance in Sunday's win over the Dodgers, allowin three runs (two earned) on five hits over seven strong innings.

Chacin punched out eight on the afternoon and didn't walk a batter. The bulk of the damage against him came in the fourth inning where Chris Taylor swatted a solo home run and Justin Turner tacked on an RBI double. Now 12-10 on the season, Chacin sports a 3.96 ERA, 1.27 WHIP and 132/63 K/BB ratio across 159 innings. He'll look to extend his winning streak on Friday against the Diamondbacks in Arizona.
Sep 3 - 8:23 PM

Jhoulys Chacin gave up five runs -- four earned -- in 4 2/3 innings Wednesday in a loss to the Cardinals.

Chacin remains a candidate to be traded, but he didn't help the cause tonight. Well, unless the cause is to remain in sunny San Diego for the rest of the year. He's 11-9 with a 4.10 ERA.
Aug 23 - 11:59 PM

Jhoulys Chacin was unable to find the plate in Thursday's loss to the Nationals, walking four while allowing one run over five innings.

Chacin surrendered just three hits and one run -- on an Adam Lind sacrifice fly in the third inning -- but control issues forced him to an early exit after five innings. He threw just 63 of his 104 pitches for strikes. Chacin has walked four batters in each of his last two starts and has handed out at least three free passes in six of his last 10 outings. He will carry a 3.98 ERA and 1.28 WHIP into a road showdown with the Cardinals next time he toes the rubber.
Aug 18 - 1:17 AM

Jhoulys Chacin allowed one earned run, four hits and four walks with three strikeouts over five innings in a no-decision Saturday on the road against the Dodgers.

Chacin's five innings tied his lowest over his past 13 starts dating back to May 28. Part of the problem has been walks lately, as he has issued 22 walks over his past 46 2/3 innings. He also hasn't been very good on the road, going 4-6 with a 6.90 ERA over 12 road outings. However, Chacin is 7-2 with a 1.86 ERA through 12 outings at home. He'll be back at Petco Park on Thursday against the Nationals.
Aug 13 - 4:14 AM

Jhoulys Chacin gave up five earned runs over six innings Monday in a loss to the Reds.

His struggles on the road continue. Chacin walked three batters and surrendered five hits -- including two home runs -- as he fell to 4-6 with a 7.36 ERA in 11 starts away from Petco Park. He is 7-2 with a 1.86 ERA in 12 starts at home. Up next for the 29-year-old right-hander is a daunting duel at Dodger Stadium.
Aug 7 - 10:32 PM

Jhoulys Chacin allowed just three hits and two walks while striking out three batters over seven scoreless innings in a win Tuesday against the Twins.

Chacin has won five straight decisions and he hasn't lost in six starts dating back to June 27. He is 7-3 with a 2.49 ERA over his past 11 starts, lowering his ERA from 5.77 to 3.99 during the stretch. His next scheduled start is set for Monday in Cincinnati. He is 4-5 with a 7.35 ERA over 10 road outings as opposed to 7-2 with a 1.86 ERA in 12 starts at Petco Park.
Aug 2 - 3:29 AM

Jhoulys Chacin earned his 10th victory of the season on Wednesday, holding the Mets to two runs on four hits over 5 1/3 innings.

Chacin punched out five on the night while walking three. It was a terrific effort for Chacin just a day after he was scratched from his scheduled start due to back tightness. He has been outstanding at home this season and a nightmare when pitching away from PetCo Park. Luckily for fantasy owners he'll be home again next time out when he does battle against the Twins on Tuesday.
Jul 27 - 1:19 AM

Jhoulys Chacin has been scratched from his scheduled start Tuesday against the Mets due to back tightness.

The hope is that he will be able to start on Wednesday. Kyle Lloyd is set to take the mound in Chacin's place Tuesday in what will be the 26-year-old right-hander's major league debut.
Jul 25 - 6:30 PM

Jhoulys Chacin surrendered two runs on four hits over six innings in Thursday's win over the Giants.

Chacin struck out four and walked one in the outing. Outside of RBI singles allowed to Denard Span and Eduardo Nunez in the sixth inning, he kept the scoreboard clean. Chacin will bring a 4.26 ERA and 1.29 WHIP into a home start against the Mets next time out.
Jul 21 - 1:25 AM

Jhoulys Chacin allowed three earned runs while scattering six hits over six innings in a no-decision against the Giants on Saturday.

Chacin walked four and struck out four in the 102-pitch quality start. He hasn't lost in three starts in the month of July, posting a 2-0 record and 2.08 ERA while striking out 16 batters over 17 1/3 innings. If he can cut down on his walks he could be an effective option in mixed formats, but for now he is best used in NL-only play.
Jul 16 - 2:27 AM

Jhoulys Chacin surrendered just one run through 6 1/3 innings as his club held on for a 2-1 win over the Phillies.

He struck out six batters and walked two while holding his opponents to three base hits. He was taken deep by Maikel Franco for a solo shot in the fifth inning. Chacin improves to 8-7 with a 4.32 ERA after 18 starts.
Jul 8 - 7:39 PM

Jhoulys Chacin allowed just three singles, a double and three hits over five scoreless innings while striking out six batters in a win against the Dodgers on Sunday.

Chacin evened his record at 7-7 while lowering his ERA to 4.52. He racked up a season-high 107 pitches, although he faced just 24 batters, lowest amount since May 28. Still, he has really turned things around since that May 28 start, posting a 3-3 record and 2.84 ERA over his past six outings to chop his ERA down from 5.77.
Jul 2 - 8:45 PM

Jhoulys Chacin allowed two earned runs, seven hits and a walk across seven innings in a loss against the Braves on Tuesday.

Chacin struck out four batters in the 99-pitch quality start, lowering his ERA for the fifth consecutive outing. After a shaky first couple of months Chacin is hitting his stride in June, posting five quality starts in five outings with an impressive 3.00 ERA and 27 strikeouts to just 10 walks over 33 innings.
Jun 28 - 2:06 AM

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3B1Cory Spangenberg
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LF1Jose Pirela
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3Alex Dickerson
CF1Manuel Margot
RF1Hunter Renfroe
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Starting Pitcher
PosRoleName
S1Jhoulys Chacin
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3Clayton Richard
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5Travis Wood
6Christian Friedrich
7Robbie Erlin
8Colin Rea
9Jordan Lyles
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R1Brad Hand
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3Phil Maton
4Craig Stammen
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6Jose Torres
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10Buddy Baumann
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