Originally posted on The Fantasy Fix  |  Last updated 6/26/12
Unless you live in a cave, you’ve undoubtedly heard that the Arizona Diamondbacks have called up super prospect Trevor Bauer to make his debut in Atlanta on Thursday night.  I have little doubt that Bauer will be an upgrade over Joe Saunders in the Arizona rotation, but the more important question is whether he’ll be better than the worst starter on your fantasy team.  Answering that question requires us to answer two other questions.  First, what can we expect out of Bauer at the major league level right away?  And second, who is the worst starter on your team? To determine what we can expect out of Bauer, all we really have is his brief minor league career.  But no matter how brief, it’s been a pretty impressive minor league career.  In about 120 innings between the three upper levels of the minor leagues, Bauer has posted a 3.03 ERA while striking out over twelve batters per nine innings.  But it isn’t all good news.  He’s walked about four-and-a-half batters per nine inning...
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