Drafting Pitchers In A Shortened Season (06/01 Fantasy Baseball Podcast)
The one thing we know for sure about 2020 is that it's going to be a weird season. With that being said, what has changed most when it comes to pitchers (1:58 )? Should we be devaluing innings eaters? How about Zack Greinke? ... Frank explains why he's avoiding volatile starting pitchers like Trevor Bauer, Robbie Ray and Eduardo Rodriguez (8:16 ). ... In our email of the day, we're asking about hitter strikeouts (13:20 ). How much do they matter in H2H points vs. Roto? What does a player need to do to overcome a high strikeout rate? Why is Chris out on Ryan McMahon because of this? ... In our news and notes, we take a look at the 114-game proposal from the MLBPA (23:10 ). Also, are we forgetting about Griffin Canning? ... So, how should you draft pitchers in a shortened season (31:41 )? Frank shares some of his findings, which lean towards devaluing elite starting pitchers. Why should we target more of those breakout types? ... The guys also like targeting AL Central starting pitchers because of their scheduling in 2020 (45:38 ). Email us at email@example.com.
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