Fantasy Baseball Free Agent Pool – 2010 Strikeout Kings Vol. 2

May 13, 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.

 

Felipe Paulino, Houston Astros
The Astros have been dreadful, and Paulino is winless, but he’s been getting it done over the past 15 days. He has 23 Ks in 18 innings (11.5 K/9 ratio) with a 3.50 ERA and a 1.33 WHIP. On the year he’s 0-5 with 34 Ks (8.8 K/9), a 4.67 ERA, and a 1.44 WHIP. Paulino is owned in 0.2 percent of ESPN and 5 percent of CBS leagues.

 

John Maine, New York Mets
Maine has struggled most of the year (1-2, 5.45 ERA, 1.70 WHIP, 34 Ks (8.8 K/9), but has improved of late. In the last 15 days he’s 1-1 with 20 Ks (10 K/9), a 2.50 ERA, and a 1.33 WHIP. Maine is owned in 6.4 percent of ESPN and 46 percent of CBS leagues.

 

Ervin Santana, Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim
Despite not picking up a win, Santana has 20 Ks (8.9 K/9), a 3.98 ERA, and a 1.48 ERA in the last 15 days. On the year he’s 1-3 with 40 Ks (7.7 K/9), a 4.40 ERA, and a 1.32 WHIP. Santana is owned in 25.5 percent of ESPN leagues.

 

Tom Gorzelanny, Chicago Cubs
Gorzelanny is 1-1 with 19 Ks (13.2 K/9), a 3.46 ERA, and 1.46 WHIP in the last 15 days. On the year he’s 1-4 with 36 Ks (9.3 K/9), a 2.83 ERA, and 1.20 WHIP. Tom is owned in 8.5 percent of ESPN and 41 percent of CBS leagues.

 

Gio Gonzalez, Oakland A’s
Gio is 1-2 with 18 Ks (9.2 K/9), a 4.58 ERA, and 1.25 WHIP in the last 15 days. On the year he’s 3-3 with 37 Ks (8.4 K/9), a 4.08 ERA, and a 1.36 WHIP. Gio is owned in 12.6 percent of ESPN and 51 percent of CBS leagues.

 

High Strikeout Middle Relievers
Clay Hensley, FLA:  19 Ks (16 K/9), 0.84 ERA, 0.66 WHIP in last 15 days

Chris Narveson, MIL:  17 Ks (9.2 K/9), 3.78 ERA, 1.08 WHIP in last 15 days
Matt Belisle, COL:  11 Ks (9 K/9), 1.64 ERA, 0.82 WHIP in last 15 days 
Nick Masset, CIN:  11 Ks (14.1 K/9), 3.86 ERA, 1.71 WHIP in last 15 days 
Tyler Clippard, WAS:  11 Ks (10.6 K/9), 3.86 ERA, 1.71 WHIP in last 15 days 
Matt Thornton, CHW:  10 Ks (15 K/9), 3.004 ERA, 0.83 WHIP in last 15 days 
Robinson Tejada, KC:  10 Ks (8.2 K/9), 0.00 ERA, 0.84 WHIP in last 15 days 
Joel Zumaya, DET:  10 Ks (12.3 K/9), 3.68 ERA, 1.36 WHIP in last 15 days 
Joel Hanrahan, WAS:  10 Ks (12.9 K/9), 1.29 ERA,0.86 WHIP in last 15 days 
Raul Valdes, NYM:  10 Ks (11.7 K/9), 3.52 ERA, 1.57 WHIP in last 15 days

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