Originally posted on The Fantasy Fix  |  Last updated 5/8/12
Anibal Sanchez (credits below) 1. Roy Halladay (Philadelphia Phillies, 100% owned) 2. Cliff Lee (Philadelphia Phillies, 100% owned) 3. Clayton Kershaw (Los Angeles Dodgers, 100% owned) 4. Cole Hamels (Philadelphia Phillies, 100% owned) 5. CC Sabathia (New York Yankees, 100% owned) 6. Justin Verlander (Detroit Tigers, 100% owned) 7. Zack Greinke (Milwaukee Brewers, 100% owned) 8. Anibal Sanchez (Miami Marlins, 100% owned) Anibal’s draft position of 41st among pitchers (ESPN.com) was insane.  He was coming off a 3.25 xFIP year in which he struck out over a batter per inning and walked fewer than three per nine.  The K rate was a big improvement from previous years but was backed up by a big jump in swinging strike rate.  So far this year strikeouts are up, walks are down, and groundballs are up.  All good signs.  A top ten ranking may seem high, but there doesn’t seem to be any indication that a sub-3.00 ERA, more than a strikeout per inning, and a respectable WHIP can’t...
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