THE FUTURE OF PITCHING

There was a time when there was no such thing as bullpens and closers. In fact saves! weren’t even an official statistic until 1969. Starting pitchers were expected to pitch the whole game, and relief pitchers were used for spot starts and multi-inning relief appearances when a starter would struggle or get injured. Things changed however… starters went from pitching

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7 COMMON IN-SEASON FANTASY BASEBALL MISTAKES THAT RUIN YOUR SEASON AND HOW TO AVOID THEM

1. OVERREACTING TO SHORT SAMPLE SIZES Is a typically good hitter going through a slump? Is an average hitter suddenly turning into Babe Ruth? One of the most common mistakes is overreacting to short sample sizes. An owner sees a player doing better than expected and gives up too much in a trade to get him, later when that player

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DAILY OFFSEASON NOTES

Good bullpen upgrade by the New York Mets. A blockbuster trade between Cleveland, Tampa Bay & Seattle. This is strictly a cost-cutting move for Cleveland and I feel that they gave up too much, so it will depend a lot on what they do with their savings. Tampa Bay won their end of the trade, but now need to work

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