Fantasy Baseball Free Agent Pool – Strikeout Kings

Jul 23, 2009

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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.

Chad Gaudin, San Diego Padres -  Strikeout for Troops guy had 11 Ks in 11 Innings (9.0 K/9) with a 3.27 ERA and a terrible 1.73 WHIP.  On the year he’s 4-9 with 96 Ks, a 4.82 ERA and 1.45 WHIP.  He’s owned in 32% of Yahoo!, 4.7% of ESPN, and 34% of CBS leagues.

Phil Hughes, New York Yankees – His role of Relief Pitcher seems to suit him.  He had 9 Ks in 4 Innings (20.25 K/9) with a 0.00 ERA and 1.25 WHIP.  On the year he’s 4-2 with 59 Ks (in 57 IP), 7 Holds, a 3.63 ERA, and a 1.21 WHIP.  He’s owned in 61% of Yahoo!, 9.5% of ESPN, and 38% of CBS leagues.

Brett Cecil
- Ceciil picked up 9 Ks in 7 Innings (11.6 K/9) with a 0.00 ERA and a 1.57 WHIP.  On the year he’s 3-1 with 42 Ks (52 IP), a 4.67 ERA, and a 1.67 WHIP.  He’s owned in 4% of Yahoo!, 0.7% of ESPN, and 10% of CBS leagues.

Jonathan Sanchez – Sanchez had 8 Ks in 6 Innings (12 K/9) with a 4.50 ERA and a 0.83 WHIP.  On the year he’s 3-8 with 87 Ks, a 4.68 ERA, and a 1.45 WHIP.  He’s owned in 47% of Yahoo!, 7% of ESPN, and 49% of CBS leagues.

Michael Wuertz - Wuertz had 8 Ks in 3-2/3 IP (19.6 K/9) with a 0.00 ERA and a 0.82 WHIP.  On the year he’s 5-1 with 61 Ks (46-1/3 IP), 3 Saves, 11 Holds, a 2.72 ERA, and a 0.99 WHIP.  He’s owned in 39% of Yahoo!, 3.5% of ESPN, and 12% of CBS leagues.

Luke Gregerson, San Diego Padres - Luke had 8 Ks in 3-2/3 IP (19.6 K/9) with a 0.00 ERA and a 0.27 WHIP.  On the year he’s 0-3 with 48 Ks (41-1/3 IP, 7 Holds, a 3.05 ERA, and a 1.28 WHIP.  He’s owned in 1% of Yahoo!, 0.1% of ESPN, and 1% of CBS leagues.

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