Starters

Stephen
Nickrand
April 22, 2012 11:03 PM GMT
If you've got these guys on your active roster, you're asking for trouble.
Stephen
Nickrand
April 01, 2012 11:03 PM GMT
Taking cross-sections of a starting pitcher's skills can reveal interesting buying opportunities.
Stephen
Nickrand
March 25, 2012 11:02 PM GMT
[free] The list of starting pitchers who have posted the best command (K/BB) ratio so far this spring contains some surprising names.
Stephen
Nickrand
March 19, 2012 12:02 AM GMT
The end game is where you will earn most of the profit from your starting rotation. Here's why guys like Marco Estrada (RHP, MIL), Danny Duffy (LHP, KC), Brian Matusz (LHP, BAL), and Kris Medlen (RHP, ATL) are premium targets.
Stephen
Nickrand
March 11, 2012 11:03 PM GMT
If you're banking on elite stats again from Jered Weaver (RHP, LAA), here's why you should be worried.
Stephen
Nickrand
March 05, 2012 12:02 AM GMT
Guys like Felipe Paulino (RHP, KC) can help you earn a profit from your starting rotations this season.
Stephen
Nickrand
February 27, 2012 12:01 AM GMT
Remember him? If you're building a LIMA Plan staff, you should.
Stephen
Nickrand
February 20, 2012 12:01 AM GMT
In the coming weeks, we will be bombarded with news that a starting pitcher is working on a new pitch or is feeling the best he has felt in years. Most of this is noise. The better storylines to follow in spring training are the more subtle ones.
Stephen
Nickrand
February 13, 2012 12:01 AM GMT
If you don't have guys like Parker, Slowey, Owings, Volquez, Volstad, and even Zambrano on your watch lists heading into spring training, here's why you are making a mistake.
Stephen
Nickrand
January 20, 2012 12:00 AM GMT
It's easy to fall in love with strong half seasons. It's also easy to read too much into them. After all, the midpoint of the season is an arbitrary cutoff, and there are bound to be performance swings between any few months of data. That said, many starting pitchers who surge down the stretch often are better speculations than others. Let's take a look at the SP whose BPV increased the most between the first and second halves of 2011:
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