Fantasy Baseball Free Agent Pool – 2010 Strikeout Kings Vol. 4

Jun 10, 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.

 

Luke Hochevar, Kansas City Royals
Hochevar had 28 strikeouts in his past four starts while going 2-2 with a 3.19 ERA and a 1.00 WHIP. On the year he’s 5-4 with 4.74 ERA, a 1.38 WHIP, and 54 Ks in 74 innings (6.6 K/9). Luke is owned in 1.2 percent of ESPN and 26 percent of CBS leagues.

 

Felipe Paulino, Houston Astros
Paulino has 19 strikeouts in his last three starts while going 1-0 with a 1.13 ERA and a 1.04 WHIP. He pitched eight innings each start. On the season Paulino is 1-7 with a 3.82 ERA, a 1.38 WHIP, and 68 Ks in 75-1/3 innings (8.1 K/9). Felipe is owned in 3.5 percent of ESPN and 14 percent of CBS leagues.

 

Jason Hammel, Colorado Rockies
Hammel has 29 strikeouts in his last five starts while going 3-1 with a 3.00 ERA and a 1.15 WHIP. On the year he’s 3-3 with a 5.23 ERA, a 1.43 WHIP, and 42 Ks in 51-2/3 innings (7.3 K/9). Jason is owned in 2.2 percent of ESPN and 25 percent of CBS leagues.

 

Justin Masterson, Cleveland Indians
Masterson has 15 Ks in his last three starts while going 2-0 with a 1.68 ERA, and a 1.08 WHIP. On the year he’s 2-5 with a 4.74 ERA, a 1.64 WHIP, and 61 Ks in 68-1/3 innings (8.0 K/9). Justin is owned in 1 percent of ESPN and 27 percent of CBS leagues.

 

High Strikeout Middle Relievers (stats over past 15 days)
Tyler Clippard, WAS:  1 Win, 14 Ks, 0.00 ERA, 0.58 WHIP in 10-1/3 IP
Jonny Venter, CIN:  1 Win, 12 Save, 14 Ks, 1.04 ERA, 0.81 WHIP in 8-2/3 IP
Matt Belisle, COL:  12 Ks, 6.23 ERA, 0.92 WHIP in 8-2/3 IP
Hong-Chi Kuo, LAD:  2 Wins, 12 Ks, 0.00 ERA, 0.65 WHIP in 7-2/3 IP
Denny Bautista, SF:  11 Ks, 0.00 ERA, 0.63 WHIP in 6-1/3 IP
Edward Mujica, SD:  1 Win, 10 Ks, 3.38 ERA, 0.63 WHIP in 8 IP
Luke Gregerson, SD:  1 Win, 10 Ks, 0.00 ERA, 0.26 WHIP in 7-2/3 IP
Joel Hanrahan, PIT:  1 Win, 10 Ks, 6.75 ERA, 1.05 WHIP in 6-2/3 IP

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