Fantasy Baseball Free Agent Pool – 2010 Strikeout Kings Vol. 8

Aug 6, 2010

free-agent-poolBrought 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.

 

Bud Norris, Houston Astros
Norris is 2-0 in his last three starts with a 4.00 ERA, 1.22 WHIP, and 18 Ks in 18 innings (9 K/9). On the year he’s 4-7 with 91 Ks (9.5 K/9), a 5.56 ERA, and a 1.56 WHIP. Bud is owned in 0.3 percent of ESPN and 13 percent of CBS leagues.

 

Hisanori Takahashi, New York Mets
Takahashi had 18 Ks (10.6 K/9) over the past 15 days alternating between starts and relief appearances. On the year he’s 7-5 with 92 Ks (8.6 K/9) with a 4.22 ERA and a 1.39 WHIP. Hisanori is owned in 1.5 percent of ESPN and 19 percent of CBS leagues.

 

Jeff Francis, Colorado Rockies
Francis is 3-1 in his past four starts with 23 Ks (8.7 K/9), a 3.42 ERA, and a 1.01 WHIP. On the year he’s 4-4 with 54 Ks (5.6 K/9), a 4.67 ERA, and a 1.32 WHIP. Jeff is owned in 13 percent of ESPN and 27 percent of CBS leagues.

 

Randy Wells, Chicago Cubs
Wells is 2-3 in his last seven starts with (7.9 K/9) with a 2.84 ERA and a 1.29 WHIP. On the year he’s 5-9 with 104 Ks (7.3 K/9), a 4.40 ERA, and 1.43 WHIP. Randy is owned in 6 percent of ESPN and 47 percent of CBS leagues.

 

High Strikeout Middle Relievers (stats over past 15 days)
Rafael Betancourt, COL:  6 IP, 14 Ks, 4.50 ERA, 0.67 WHIP
Ryan Madson, PHI:  2 Wins, 8-1/3 IP, 13 Ks, 1.08 ERA, 0.84 WHIP
Jonny Venters, ATL:  10 IP, 12 Ks, 0.90 ERA, 0.90 WHIP
Ernesto Frieri, SD:  6 IP, 11 Ks, 0.00 ERA, 0.83 WHIP
Matt Belisle, COL:  8-2/3 IP, 10 Ks, 1.04 ERA, 0.69 WHIP
Hong-Chih Kuo, LAD:  1 Save, 7 IP, 10 Ks, 1.29 ERA, 0.86 WHIP
Jose Veras, FLA:  1 Win, 5-2/3 IP, 10 Ks, 3.18 ERA, 2.29 WHIP
Tyler Clippard, WAS:  7 IP, 10 Ks, 5.14 ERA, 1.43 WHIP
Nelson Figueroa, HOU:  1 Win, 9-2/3 IP, 10 Ks, 1.86 ERA, 0.72 WHIP
Wilton Lopez, HOU:  7 IP, 10 Ks, 0.00 ERA, 0.86 WHIP
Luke Gregerson, SD:  6-2/3 IP, 10 Ks, 0.00 ERA, 0.45 WHIP

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