Fantasy Baseball Free Agent Pool – Strikeout Kings
Some reasonably available players to assist you in the Strikeouts category. Realize that some of these will come with high ERAs & WHIPs because if a Pitcher has low numbers in those categories and a good K total, they’re already spoken for.
Barry Zito, San Francisco Giants - The Strikeout for Troops founder makes a return visit to the pool. Zito picked up 13 Ks last week in 12-2/3 IP (9.2 K/9) while going 1-1 with a 3.55 ERA and a 1.03 WHIP. On the year he’s 5-8 with 79 Ks, a 4.43 ERA, and a 1.37 WHIP. He’s owned in 25% of Yahoo!, 7.8% of ESPN, and 43% of CBS leagues.
Chad Gaudin, San Diego Padres - Gaudin is also a Strikeout for Troops guy. He picked up 11 Ks last week in 11-2/3 IP (8.5 K/9) while going 0-1 with a 5.40 ERA and a 1.54 WHIP. On the year he’s 4-7 with 85 Ks, a 5.03 ERA, and a 1.41 WHIP. He’s owned in 19% of Yahoo!, 3.7% of ESPN, and 22% of CBS leagues.
Jorge de la Rosa, Colorado Rockies – His K’s were a little down this week as he had 11 in 14-1/3 IP (6.9), but his ERA (1.88) and WHIP (1.12) were great. On the year he is 6-7 with 98 Ks, a 5.08 ERA, and a 1.43 WHIP. He’s owned in 26% of Yahoo!, 6.4% of ESPN, and 34% of CBS leagues.
Homer Bailey, Cincinnati Reds - Bailey picked up 11 Ks in 13-1/3 IP (7.4 K/9) last week a 2.70 ERA and a 0.90 WHIP. In four starts ihe’s 1-0 with 16 Ks, a 5.16 ERA, and a 1.37 WHIP. He’s owned in 18% of Yahoo!, 1.3% of ESPN, and 28% of CBS leagues.
Doug Davis, Arizona Diamondbacks - Davis continues to get it done. He was 1-0 last week with 11 Ks (7.4 K/9) with a 2.02 ERA, and a 1.73 WHIP. On the year he’s 4-8 with 84 Ks, a 3.13 ERA, and a 1.40 WHIP. He’s owned in 39% of Yahoo!, 11.4% of ESPN, and 53% of CBS leagues.