Paul Blackburn

SP · Oakland Athletics

Bats R Throws R
Height 6'1" Weight 196
DOB 1993-12-04 Age 30.4
Hometown Antioch, CA
2024 Fantasy Rankings

NFBC ADP (15-team): 34.08, 503rd

Season Projections

Draft Buddy237.026142.07981174914718577714.501.38
THE BAT222.124132.8710101124713617675704.661.36

ATC projections by Ariel Cohen. Draft Buddy projections by Mike MacGregor. Steamer projections by Steamer Projections Blog. THE BAT projections by Derek Carty. Zeile Consensus projections by FantasyPros.

Fantasy Baseball News Last 90 Days

  • A's Place Paul Blackburn On 15-Day Injured List

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    The Oakland Athletics placed right-hander Paul Blackburn on the 15-day injured list (retroactive to May 11) on Monday with a stress reaction of the fifth metatarsal of his right foot and recalled left-hander Easton Lucas from Triple-A Las Vegas in a corresponding move. Blackburn will be in a walking boot for at least two weeks, so he's not going to be ready to return to the A's when he's eligible. Before injuring his foot, the 30-year-old Blackburn went 3-2 with a 4.11 ERA (4.18 FIP) and 1.15 WHIP with 13 walks and 36 strikeouts in 46 innings over his eight starts. With a career 6.9 K/9 in 399 big-league innings, Blackburn has a low fantasy ceiling when he's healthy, especially while pitching for the A's. His turn in the rotation, which comes up next on Thursday against the Houston Astros, could be taken by Joey Estes.

    May 13 · Source via Oakland Athletics Paul Blackburn
  • Athletics Place Paul Blackburn On Injured List

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    The Athletics announced that right-hander Paul Blackburn has been placed on the 15-day injured list, retroactive to May 11, with a stress reaction of the fifth metatarsal of his right foot. Left-hander Easton Lucas was recalled from Triple-A Las Vegas in a corresponding move. It's unclear when Blackburn suffered his injury, but it his results...

    May 13 · MLB Trade Rumors Oakland Athletics Paul Blackburn Easton Lucas
  • Paul Blackburn Holds Marlins In Check, Earns Third Win

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    Oakland Athletics starting pitcher Paul Blackburn went seven innings in Saturday's 20-4 victory, holding the Marlins to just one run on four hits and one walk while striking out three on his way to earning his third win of the season. Blackburn began the season with three straight quality starts where he didn't allow a single run, then had a three-game rough patch before getting back on track Saturday. The 30-year-old now has a 3-1 record with a 3.00 ERA and 1.02 WHIP through seven starts. The righty's FIP, xFIP, and SIERA are all below 4.00 which suggests he's pitched as well as it seems, and with Oakland being more competitive than expected to this point, Blackburn could continue to be solid pitching depth for fantasy as long as he's selectively deployed. However, you'll need to look elsewhere for strikeouts with just 31 in 42 IP and a 12.7% K-BB%.

    May 5 · Source via Oakland Athletics Paul Blackburn
  • Paul Blackburn Smoked For Six Runs Against Orioles

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    Oakland Athletics starter Paul Blackburn allowed six runs on seven hits in four innings of work during Sunday's 7-6 win over the Baltimore Orioles. He struck out five batters while issuing one walk. The long ball killed Blackburn in this one as he gave up three home runs in the contest. The 30-year-old started the season with three straight scoreless outings and garnered streaming appeal in the process, but he has now given up 13 runs over his last three appearances. Blackburn will face the Miami Marlins in his next projected start, which is an appealing matchup, but he is tough to trust right now.

    Apr 28 · Source via Oakland Athletics Paul Blackburn
  • Offseason In Review: Oakland Athletics

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    The rebuilding A’s made only a few moves to address their big league roster, as much of the offseason news continued to focus on the club’s impending departure from Oakland. Major League Signings Alex Wood, SP: One year, $8.5MM Scott Alexander, RP: One year, $2.25MM Trevor Gott, RP: One year, $1.5MM Osvaldo Bido, SP/RP: One…

    Mar 12 · MLB Trade Rumors Offseason Oakland Athletics Scott Alexander Nick Allen Miguel Andujar Osvaldo Bido Paul Blackburn JJ Bleday Joe Boyle Aaron Brooks Seth Brown Lawrence Butler Daz Cameron Aledmys Diaz Lucas Erceg Zack Gelof Trevor Gott Darell Hernaiz Dany Jimenez Michael Kelly Shea Langeliers Luis Medina Mason Miller Kyle Muller Vinny Nittoli Ryan Noda Carlos Perez Stephen Piscotty Yohel Pozo Gerardo Reyes Brent Rooker Esteury Ruiz Tyler Soderstrom Mitch Spence Ross Stripling Abraham Toro Ken Waldichuk Alex Wood
  • Pitching Stats

    2024 ATC216.524130.46871084513516571654.481.37
    2024 Draft Buddy237.026142.07981174914718577714.501.38
    2024 Steamer254.126146.8810111184915119677724.331.35
    2024 THE BAT222.124132.8710101124713617675704.661.36
    2024 Zeile232.026136.07910110481441800694.571.41

    Historic stats obtained free of charge from and are copyrighted by Retrosheet. ATC projections by Ariel Cohen. Draft Buddy projections by Mike MacGregor. Steamer projections by Steamer Projections Blog. THE BAT projections by Derek Carty. Zeile Consensus projections by FantasyPros.


    7at SEA-3.014.0010537117715.752.50
    6vs MIA22.017.010131410111.290.71
    5at BAL, at NYY5.0210.0010101124010109.001.30
    4vs STL19.715.210075600334.761.94
    3vs WAS13.316.100142500000.001.11
    2at DET23.016.010140300000.000.50
    1vs CLE13.017.000131300000.000.57


    27at MIN-4.013.0010344105515.002.67
    26vs SEA2.015.001041400223.601.00
    25at HOU-4.013.0010234204412.002.33
    24at TEX6.013.000053610226.003.00
    23vs LAA18.015.010043400111.801.40
    22at CWS, vs KC16.0212.00111231310664.501.33
    21at STL28.017.010181600000.001.00
    20at WAS-0.315.201034810446.352.12
    19vs SF16.016.000173200000.000.83
    18at COL24.016.010170900223.001.50
    17vs HOU, vs BOS7.0210.3010851410775.731.73
    15at BOS0.001.0000113102218.004.00
    14vs CWS, vs NYY19.3210.11101051012665.231.45
    13at CLE8.015.000071902447.202.00
    12vs TB12.715.200091712323.181.41
    11at MIL14.016.000151400000.000.83
    10at MIA, vs ATL12.029.0000941110666.001.67


    May 10at SEAL 1-8-3.014.0010537117715.752.50
    May 4vs MIAW 20-422.017.010131410111.290.71
    Apr 28at BALW 7-63.014.0000517306613.502.00
    Apr 23at NYYL 3-42.016.001050510446.000.83
    Apr 17vs STLW 6-319.715.210075600334.761.94
    Apr 12vs WASW 2-113.316.100142500000.001.11
    Apr 6at DETW 4-023.016.010140300000.000.50
    Mar 31vs CLEW 4-313.017.000131300000.000.57


    Sep 26at MINL 3-11-4.013.0010344105515.002.67
    Sep 19vs SEAL 2-72.015.001041400223.601.00
    Sep 13at HOUL 2-6-4.013.0010234204412.002.33
    Sep 8at TEXW 6-36.013.000053610226.003.00
    Sep 2vs LAAW 2-118.015.010043400111.801.40
    Aug 27at CWSL 1-63.016.001062900446.001.83
    Aug 21vs KCW 6-413.016.000161410223.000.83
    Aug 16at STLW 8-028.017.010181600000.001.00
    Aug 11at WASL 2-8-0.315.201034810446.352.12
    Aug 5vs SFW 2-116.016.000173200000.000.83
    Jul 29at COLW 11-324.016.010170900223.001.50
    Jul 22vs HOUW 4-19.315.100053510111.691.50
    Jul 17vs BOSL 0-7-2.315.201032900669.531.94
    Jul 9at BOSL 3-40.001.0000113102218.004.00
    Jul 2vs CWSL 7-80.015.001054602559.002.00
    Jun 27vs NYYW 2-119.315.110051410111.690.94
    Jun 21at CLEL 6-78.015.000071902447.202.00
    Jun 15vs TBL 3-412.715.200091712323.181.41
    Jun 10at MILW 2-114.016.000151400000.000.83
    Jun 4at MIAL 5-73.015.000032710559.001.80
    May 29vs ATLW 7-29.014.000062400112.251.50
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