Tag Archives: Pitching

Rebuilding Recommendations: Keeper League Pitching Targets for Non-Contending Teams

Michael Simione | June 14th, 2019  

Unfortunately, the fantasy baseball season doesn’t always go your way. Whether it is injuries or your team under-performing, it could be a horrible feeling knowing that your team is done for the season. While I am a firm believer in always grinding through the season since you never know what can happen, sometimes holes are too deep to dig out of. Now it is early in the season, but if you are at the bottom of your league, here are some good pitchers to acquire if you are in a keeper league.

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David Price Is Stepping Up When Needed Most

Jamie Gatlin | June 4th, 2019

When David Price signed with Boston four years ago he was expected to be the ace to deliver a championship. Price claimed that he had saved all his postseason wins for Boston but failed to meet expectations. His postseason struggles continued in 2016 and injuries limited him the following season. Last year however Price proved his critics wrong. The former number one overall pick was key to the Red Sox postseason run and dominant in the World Series. In 2019 Price has picked up where he left off and arguably been the best Red Sox pitcher. Continue reading

MLB Draft Preview: George Kirby

Givanni Damico | June 3rd, 2019

George Kirby, RHP (Elon University)

Height: 6’4”

Weight: 210 LBs

Age: 21

Bats: R

Throws: R

MLB Pipeline Grades: Fastball: 60|Curveball: 55|Slider: 55|Changeup: 50|Control: 60|Overall: 50 (I don’t understand their math on this one.)

2018 Stats: 10-3, 2.89 ERA, 9.6 K/9, 2.7 BB/9, 8.8 H/9

2019 Stats: 8-2, 2.75 ERA, 10.9 K/9, 0.6 BB/9, 7.5 H/9

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MLB Draft Preview: Brennan Malone

Joey Ricotta  | June 3rd, 2019

Brennan Malone, RHP (IMG Academy)

Height: 6’3″

Weight: 203 pounds

Age: 18

Bats: Right

Throws: Right

Commitment: North Carolina

MLB Pipeline Grades – Fastball: 65 Slider: 60 Curveball: 50 Changeup: 50 Control: 50 Overall: 50

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MLB Draft Preview: Matthew Allan

Givanni Damico | June 1st, 2019

Matthew Allan, RHP (Seminole High School in Florida)

Height: 6’3”
Weight: 210 lbs
Age: 18
Bats: Right
Throws: Right
MLB Pipeline Grades – Fastball: 60 | Curveball: 60 | Changeup: 55 | Control: 55 | Overall: 55

Matthew Allan is a right-handed starting pitcher who attends Seminole High School in Florida. He has a strong build with room to fill out more. He pitches with a relatively slow delivery and a large leg raise. His pitching mechanics come naturally to him, requiring little effort. He pitches with more control from the windup as opposed to the stretch. His fastball is accurate and tops out at 97 miles per hour. As he continues to mature physically, he will probably be able to dial his fastball up to 98-99. He was selected to play in the 2018 Perfect Game All-American Classic. Continue reading