Fantasy Baseball Free Agent Pool – 2011 Strikeout Kings Vol. 2

May 3, 2011

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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.
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Bud Norris, Houston Astros:  Norris must have got the memo because he has pitched well in his past four starts. He struck out 30 (10.52 K/9) over that stretch while going 2-0 with a 1.05 ERA and a 1.21 WHIP. He has 43 Ks in 35-2/3 innings (10.85 K/9). Bud is owned in 35 percent of Yahoo! and 25 percent of ESPN leagues.
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Bartolo Colon, New York Yankees:  Colon has gone 2-0 in his three starts with 20 strikeouts in 21-2/3 innings (8.31 K/9), a 2.49 ERA, and a 1.02 WHIP. On the year he is 2-1 with 33 strikeouts (9.0 K/9), a 3.00 ERA, and a 1.09 WHIP. Bartolo is owned in 30 percent of Yahoo! and 40.9 percent of ESPN leagues.
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Brandon Beachy, Atlanta Braves:  Beachy has 19 strikeouts in 19 innings (9.0 K/9) in his past three starts with a 1.89 ERA and a 0.58 WHIP. On the year he’s 1-1 with 36 strikeouts (8.92 K/9), a 3.47 ERA, and a 0.99 WHIP. Brandon is owned in 34 percent of Yahoo! and 46.2 percent of ESPN leagues.
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Tim Stauffer, San Diego Padres:  Stauffer has 18 strikeouts in 19-2/3 innings (8.24 K/9) in his past three starts with a 1.83 ERA and a 0.76 WHIP. On the year he is 0-1 with 25 strikeouts (6.49 K/9), a 3.12 ERA, and a 1.24 WHIP. Tim is owned in 36 percent of Yahoo! and 4.9 percent of ESPN leagues.
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Ervin Santana, Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim:  Santana has 17 strikeouts in 17 innings (9.0 K/9) over his past three starts, though he’s been rocked for a 6.35 ERA and a 1.65 WHIP. On the year he’s 1-3 with 33 strikeouts (7.68 K/9), a 4.89 ERA, and a 1.34 WHIP. Ervin is owned in 60 percent of Yahoo! and 29.3 percent of ESPN leagues.
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Carlos Zambrano, Chicago Cubs:  Zambrano has 16 strikeouts in 19 innings (7.58 K/9) in his past three starts with a 3.79 ERA, and a 1.00 WHIP. On the year Big Z is 3-1 with 29 strikeouts (7.12K/9), a 4.91 ERA and 1.28 WHIP. Carlos is owned in 61 percent of Yahoo! and 36.9 percent of ESPN leagues.
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Madison Bumgarner, San Francisco Giants:  After an awful start Bumgarner has turned things around. He has 14 strikeouts in 13 innings (9.69 K/9) in his past two starts with a 0.69 ERA and a 0.85 WHIP. On the year he is 0-5 with 23 strikeouts in 30-1/3 innings (6.82 K/9), a 4.75 ERA, and 1.52 WHIP. Madison is owned in 54 percent of Yahoo! and 42.6 percent of ESPN leagues.
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High Strikeout Middle Relievers (Stats based on past 15 days)
Rich Thompson, LAA:  7-2/3 IP, 15 Ks, 2.35 ERA, 1.17 WHIP
Jose Veras, PIT:  6 IP, 12 K, 0.00 ERA, 0.33 WHIP
Al Alburquerque, DET:  6-2/3 IP, 12 Ks, 2.70 ERA, 1.05 WHIP
Fernando Salas, SEA:  9-1/3 IP, 12 Ks, 0.00 ERA, 0.64 WHIP
Jeff Samardzija, CHC:  9-1/3 IP, 12 Ks, 0.00 ERA, 1.07 WHIP
Chris Resop, PIT:  7-1/3 IP, 11 Ks, 1.23 ERA, 0.55 WHIP
Antonio Bastardo, PHI:  5-1/3 IP, 9 Ks, 1.69 ERA, 1.13 WHIP
Eduardo Sanchez, STL:  7 IP, 9 Ks, 2.57 ERA, 0.71 WHIP
Aroldis Chapman, CIN:  -1/3 IP, 9 Ks, 2.45 ERA, 1.23 WHIP
Cory Luebke, SD:  10-1/3 IP, 9 Ks, 0.00 ERA, 0.87 WHIP
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