Wandy Peralta

Wandy Peralta

31-Year-Old PitcherRP
New York Yankees
2023 Fantasy Outlook
There was no outlook written for Wandy Peralta in 2023. Check out the latest news below for more on his current fantasy value.
$Signed a one-year, $2.15 million contract with the Yankees in March of 2022.
Ready for ALDS
PNew York Yankees
Back
October 9, 2022
Peralta (back) will be activated from the injured list and named to the ALDS roster ahead of Tuesday's Game 1 against Cleveland, Meredith Marakovits of YES Network reports.
ANALYSIS
Peralta was placed on the 15-day injured list Sept. 19 due to left thoracic spine tightness, but the veteran reliever will be activated prior to Game 1 of the ALDS. He appeared in 56 games for the Yankees during the regular season, accruing a 2.72 ERA and 1.05 WHIP with a 47:17 K:BB across 56.1 innings.
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Pitching Appearances Breakdown
Average Pitch Count
15
Last 10 Games
15
Last 5 Games
21
How many pitches does Wandy Peralta generally throw?
 
1-10
 
11-20
 
21-30
 
31-40
 
41-50
 
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81-90
 
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111-120
 
121+
 
1-10
 
11-20
 
21-30
 
31-40
 
41-50
 
51-60
 
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111-120
 
121+
 
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41-50
 
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111-120
 
121+
What part of the game does Wandy Peralta generally pitch?
 
 
 
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% Games Reaching Innings Threshold
% Games By Number of Innings Pitched
Left/Right Pitching Splits
Since 2020
 
 
-22%
BAA vs LHP
2022
 
 
-35%
BAA vs LHP
2021
 
 
-3%
BAA vs LHP
2020
 
 
-35%
BAA vs LHP
BAA Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR
Since 2020vs Left .193 203 55 17 35 3 2 3
Since 2020vs Right .248 351 59 32 78 8 1 8
2022vs Left .155 77 24 4 11 1 0 1
2022vs Right .237 146 23 13 31 4 0 1
2021vs Left .246 78 19 8 17 2 1 1
2021vs Right .254 141 24 13 32 4 0 5
2020vs Left .171 48 12 5 7 0 1 1
2020vs Right .263 64 12 6 15 0 1 2
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Home/Away Pitching Splits
Since 2020
 
 
-37%
ERA at Home
2022
 
 
-70%
ERA at Home
2021
 
 
-1%
ERA at Home
2020
 
 
-3%
ERA at Home
ERA WHIP IP W L SV K/9 BB/9 HR/9
Since 2020Home 2.44 1.10 70.0 4 2 2 8.0 3.5 0.5
Since 2020Away 3.86 1.35 63.0 5 7 7 7.3 3.1 1.0
2022Home 1.38 0.83 32.2 2 1 2 8.0 3.0 0.3
2022Away 4.56 1.35 23.2 1 3 2 6.8 2.3 0.4
2021Home 3.33 1.40 24.1 2 1 0 7.4 3.7 0.7
2021Away 3.38 1.35 26.2 3 3 5 7.8 3.7 1.4
2020Home 3.46 1.23 13.0 0 0 0 9.0 4.2 0.7
2020Away 3.55 1.34 12.2 1 1 0 7.1 3.6 1.4
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Stat Review
How does Wandy Peralta compare to other relievers?
This section compares his stats with all relief pitcher seasons from the previous three seasons (minimum 30 innings)*. The bar represents the player's percentile rank. For example, if the bar is halfway across, then the player falls into the 50th percentile for that stat and it would be considered average.

* Exit Velocity, Barrels/BBE %, Balls Hit 95+ MPH %, and Spin Rate are benchmarked against 2019 data (min 30 IP). See here for more exit velocity/barrels stats plus an explanation of current limitations with that data set.
  • K/BB
    Strikeout to walk ratio.
  • K/9
    Average strikeouts per nine innings.
  • BB/9
    Average walks per nine innings.
  • HR/9
    Average home runs allowed per nine innings.
  • Fastball
    Average fastball velocity.
  • ERA
    Earned run average. The average earned runs allowed per nine innings.
  • WHIP
    Walks plus hits per inning pitched.
  • BABIP
    Batting average on balls in play. Measures how many balls in play against a pitcher go for hits.
  • GB/FB
    Groundball to flyball ratio. The higher the number, the more likely a pitcher is to induce groundballs.
  • Left On Base
    The percentage of base runners that a pitcher strands on base over the course of a season.
  • Exit Velocity
    The speed of the baseball as it comes off the bat, immediately after a batter makes contact.
  • Barrels/BBE
    The percentage of batted ball events resulting in a Barrel. A Barrel is a batted ball with similar exit velocity and launch angle to past ones that led to a minimum .500 batting average and 1.500 slugging percentage.
  • Spin Rate
    Spin Rate is the rate of spin on a baseball after it is released. It is measured in revolutions per minute (rpm).
  • Balls Hit 95+ MPH
    The percentage of batted balls hit that met or exceeded the 95 MPH threshold.
  • Swinging Strike
    The percentage of pitches that result in a swing and a miss.
K/BB
2.76
 
K/9
7.5
 
BB/9
2.7
 
HR/9
0.3
 
Fastball
95.5 mph
 
ERA
2.72
 
WHIP
1.05
 
BABIP
.263
 
GB/FB
1.85
 
Left On Base
71.2%
 
Exit Velocity
80.1 mph
 
Barrels/BBE
2.8%
 
Spin Rate
2197 rpm
 
Balls Hit 95+ MPH
21.8%
 
Swinging Strike
16.5%
 
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Peralta opened the 2021 season with the Giants, and even got some looks as the closer with the club before struggling his way to a 5.40 ERA across eight innings. After being dealt to the Yankees at the end of April, he maintained a 2.95 ERA and ended the campaign with 10 saves + holds-his highest total since 2017. Peralta significantly changed his pitch mix, emphasizing his changeup and sinker while diminishing his slider usage greatly. The result was a spike in his groundball rate to 57.9 percent. Peralta will need to continue to use that recipe to find success, as he has never surpassed a 12.5 K-BB% in his six-year career. Given the amount of contact and free passes he surrenders, Peralta isn't likely to ever see a significant number of saves and also won't strike out enough batters to generate any type of consistent fantasy value without a high-leverage role.
The Giants grabbed Peralta off waivers from the Reds in September of 2019 and Peralta went on to have the best year of his career by ERA and BAA in 2020. Peralta allowed a total of three barrels among 76 batted balls and an 85.6 mph average exit velocity, ranking in the top 10% of the league. Peralta can pump the fastball in to the mid-90s on average, but he does not throw the heater much at all -- the slider and the changeup accounted for two out of every three of his pitches last season. The junk-heavy approach has not led to many strikeouts (21.9 K% in 2020) and walks have held Peralta back throughout his career. Peralta looks like a nice find for San Francisco but not a difference-making find. Don't expect him to break out of the middle innings.
Peralta serves as a prime reminder that the ability to throw hard -- even as a southpaw -- is not a guaranteed recipe for success in the majors. The 28-year-old is armed with a fastball that clocks in at over 95 mph, but he has done little to impress in four big-league campaigns. Peralta doesn't strike out many hitters (18.6 K% last season), exacerbating the impact of serving up hard or medium contact on over 85% of the balls hit against him. Indeed, Peralta gave up an ugly 2.5 HR/9 in 2019, third-worst in the majors among relievers who pitched 30 or more innings. That led to a 6.09 ERA (6.95 FIP) in 39 appearances with the Reds, who placed him on waivers in September. Peralta did pitch better after being picked up by the Giants and was rewarded with a one-year contract for 2020. Pitching in a hitter-friendly park may lead to better numbers, but don't expect Peralta to be a fantasy asset anytime soon.
Peralta is on a trajectory to be out of the majors by the end of 2019. There's not a good predictive metric in his profile. His hard-hit rate has climbed from 23.1% in 2016, to 28.2% in 2017 and then all the way up to 34.4% last year. Opposing batters are swinging less often out of the zone against him and punishing him when he goes in the zone. He just has the profile of a pitcher whose stuff isn't good enough to beat hitters who aren't fooled by him. That's not meant to be the insult that it reads -- it happens to a lot of short relievers in the majors. Pitching is hard, and doing so effectively for an extended period of time is especially hard. Don't look for Peralta to be a source of holds in 2019, let alone a source of saves.
Over the first half of the season, Peralta had a 3.10 ERA, 24.5 strikeout percentage and a 26.0 percent hard hit rate. In the second half, his ERA spiked to 4.88, his strikeout rate plunged to 17.6 percent and his hard-hit rate jumped to 31.2 percent. Peralta's second-half decline mirrored that of the Reds' bullpen, which for two months was one of the better units in baseball, but collapsed under the historic burden placed upon it by the Reds' rickety rotation. When Peralta is going well, he throws off opposing hitters with a plus changeup and a slider that he started to throw more in 2017. With an offseason to rest and adjust, Peralta will likely bounce back and be a reliable lefty specialist, but short-inning relievers frequently burn bright and quickly, and the Reds won't provide too many leads to hold. You're better off looking elsewhere if you're trolling for holds or looking for closers-in-waiting.
Peralta entered 2016 as a fairly unheralded arm, but his performances at Double-A and Triple-A caught the attention of the Reds' brass and earned him a September promotion. While at Double-A Pensacola, the lefty had an impressive 20:3 K:BB in 17.2 innings before ultimately earning a bump up to the highest level of the minors. His control problems resurfaced at Triple-A, as his 5.9 K/9 and 3.6 BB/9 more closely resembled his career rates than his Double-A numbers did, but he was still able to get batters out and worked to a 2.33 ERA. The 25-year-old got shelled once he got called up for his first cup of coffee in the majors, particularly against right-handed hitters, as they hit .400 against the southpaw. He's on the 40-man roster and could get a look in spring training for a bullpen job, but there's little here to get excited about.
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Won't return this week
PNew York Yankees
Back
October 2, 2022
Peralta (back) won't travel with the Yankees on Monday for the final series of the regular season at Texas, Bryan Hoch of MLB.com reports.
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Throws bullpen session
PNew York Yankees
Back
September 30, 2022
Peralta (back) threw a bullpen session Thursday, Marly Rivera of ESPN.com reports.
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Headed to injured list
PNew York Yankees
Back
September 22, 2022
Peralta (back) will be placed on the injured list with left thoracic spine tightness Thursday, retroactive to Sept. 19, Bryan Hoch of MLB.com reports.
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Records extra-inning save
PNew York Yankees
September 13, 2022
Peralta picked up the save Tuesday against Boston. He allowed no earned runs on one hit and no walks while striking out one over two-thirds of an inning.
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Yields run but earns save
PNew York Yankees
August 26, 2022
Peralta allowed a run on two hits and struck out two in one inning to earn the save in Friday's 3-2 win over the Athletics.
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