ALTERNATIVE: Sterling Darvish: Pitching tiers in points leagues

When developing a strategy for pitching in points leagues, you must first determine your league’s Runs Against Replacement (RAR) or Points Over Replacement (POR). By calculating how many starters from each position count towards your stats, you can properly value pitchers and other players.

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