Fantasy Baseball Free Agent Pool – 2010 Strikeout Kings Vol. 10

Sep 2, 2010

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Brought to you in honor of Strikeout for Troops.

 

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.

 

Ian Kennedy, Arizona Diamondbacks
Kennedy had 21 strikeouts (9.9 K/9 ratio) over the past 15 days while going 2-0 with a 2.84 ERA and a 1.21 WHIP. On the year he’s 9-9 with 145 Ks (7.9 K/9), a 4.20 ERA, and 1.25 WHIP. Ian is owned in 57 percent of CBS and 12 percent of ESPN leagues.

 

Joe Blanton, Philadelphia Phillies
Blanton had 19 strikeouts (8.8 K/9) over the past 15 days while going 2-0 with a 1.86 ERA and a 1.09 WHIP. On the year he’s 6-6 with 98 Ks (6.4 K/9), a 5.15 ERA, and a 1.42 WHIP. Joe is owned in 53 percent of CBS and 34 percent of ESPN leagues.

 

Jason Hammel, Colorado Rockies
Hammel had 17 strikeouts (8.7 K/9) over the past 15 days while going 1-0 with a 3.57 ERA and a 1.53 WHIP. On the year he’s 9-7 with 123 Ks (7.5 K/9), a 4.32 ERA, and a 1.32 WHIP. Jason is owned in 44 percent of CBS and eight percent of ESPN leagues.

 

Brian Matusz, Baltimore Orioles
Matusz had 17 strikeouts (7.3 K/9) over the past 15 days while going 3-0 with a 1.29 ERA and a 0.81 WHIP. On the year he’s 7-12 with 117 Ks (7.0 K/9), a 4.72 ERA and a 1.41 WHIP. Brian is owned in 46 percent of CBS and 35 percent of ESPN leagues.

 

Jhoulys Chacin, Colorado Rockies
Chacin had 16 strikeouts (9.8 K/9) over the past 15 days while going 2-0 with a 0.61 ERA and a 0.82 WHIP. On the year he’s 7-9 with 109 Ks (9.6 K/9), a 3.79 ERA, and a 1.27 WHIP. Jhoulys is owned in 39 percent of CBS and nine percent of ESPN leagues.

 

Brett Cecil, Toronto Blue Jays
Cecil had 16 strikeouts (13 K/9) over the past 15 days while going 2-1 with a 2.49 ERA and a 1.25 WHIP. On the year he’s 11-7 with 105 Ks (6.4 K/9), a 3.74 ERA, and a 1.21 WHIP. Brett is owned in 59 percent of CBS and 19 percent of ESPN leagues.

 

Mike Minor, Atlanta Braves
Minor is 3-0 in four starts with 26 strikeouts (10.2 K/9), a 3.91 ERA, and a 1.35 WHIP. He’s owned in 60 percent of CBS and 17 percent of ESPN leagues.

 

High Strikeout Middle Relievers (stats over past 15 days)
Marcos Mateo, CHC:  7 IP, 15 Ks, 9.00 ERA, 1.57 WHIP
Nick Masset, CIN:  10-1/3 IP, 14 Ks, 0.00 ERA, 0.29 WHIP
Chris Sale, CHW:  6-1/3 IP, 13 Ks, 1.42 ERA, 1.42 WHIP
Jonny Venters, ATL:  8-2/3 IP, 13 Ks, 6.23 ERA, 1.50 WHIP
Thomas Diamond, CHC:  7-2/3 IP, 12 Ks, 2.35 ERA, 0.65 WHIP
Tim Stauffer, SD:  12-1/3 IP, 12 Ks, 2.19 ERA, 1.22 WHIP
Todd Coffey, MIL:  7-2/3 IP, 11 Ks, 3.52 ERA, 1.43 WHIP
Tyler Clippard, WAS:  9 IP, 11 Ks, 3.00 ERA, 1.22 WHIP
Kenley Jansen, LAA:  7 IP, 10 Ks, 1.29 ERA, 1.14 WHIP
Ryan Madson, PHI:  10 IP, 10 Ks, 1.80 ERA, 0.90 WHIP

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