Originally written May 06, 2013 on The Fantasy Fix:
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Photo credit: jeffcutler Buchholz’s name has been all over the news to start the 2013 season. Buchholz leads all major league starters in ERA (1.01), and he’s Top-15 in WHIP (0.96). Most impressive though, has been his strikeout rate at 27%. He currently has 47 strikeouts in just under 45 innings pitched. Is that strikeout rate legit? Well, recently Blue Jays radio/TV guys Dirk Hayhurst and Jack Morris (both former pitchers), have accused Clay Buchholz of throwing a “spitter” – an illegal version of a change-up that involves doctored and changed baseballs or use of substances on the fingers in order to give the ball more break. Read more by logging in or signing up for TheFantasyFix.com's "Front Office" package >>>>>>.
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