Found September 08, 2012 on Midwest Sports Fans:
In this week’s “Did Your Realize,” we take a look at a group of under-appreciated and/or relatively unknown pitchers who are poised for breakout years in 2013. Keep these guys in mind next March as some of the players who will likely be undervalued in next year’s fantasy drafts. Since I’m an unapologetic Oriole fan who has spent the better part of the last decade standing by a team that lost to “Yankees” more often then a British platoon in a Revolutionary war reenactment, we’re going to start off with an Oriole. Zach Britton What THEY See (Year-to-date statistics): 52 IP (9 starts) 5-1 4.15 ERA 1.44 WHIP 46 K’s What I See (Britton’s last 4 starts): 28.2 IP 4-0 0.94 ERA 1.01 WHIP 29 Ks I covered Britton in great detail last Wednesday, which you can access here, so I’ll cut to the chase: I think Britton is the real deal. No, he’s not going to post a sub-1.00 ERA for the rest of his career, but an ERA in the low-to-mid 3s is very realistic. The reason I think Britton has a chance

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Great BrittonPhoto Credit: Keith Allison  At “Stream Pies,” we are serving up gooey loads of knowledge. Here, we’ll provide invaluable streaming advice on SPs who are owned in less than 30 percent of Yahoo! leagues. We list the options in order of best option to “least-best” option (with the strongest recommendations starting at the top).More after the jump: Saturday...

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I know I have Brett Anderson‘s slider on Best Of The Week a lot, but I mean … look at it. —– GIFcap: Hate To Invoke Greg Maddux, But Kris Medlen Looked Like Him Yesterday —– I was actually unaware that Zach Britton had stuff like that before I started doing this. R.A. Dickey‘s Knuckleball... Read More »

Yankees Light up Orioles and Split Series; The Week Ahead...

This weekend, the Baltimore Orioles showed their fans – and the baseball world – that they are in the playoff race to stay for sure. They have played their rivals, the New York Yankees to the limit and showed them the same old script has indeed changed. After being beaten down by them for so long, the Orioles were looking to take the long, four-game series from the Yankees...

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The New York Yankees (79-61) beat the Baltimore Orioles (78-62) 13-3, today at Camdem Yards in Baltimore, MD. W - Joba Chamberlain (1-0), L - Zach Britton (5-2) Game Stats: Freddy Garcia couldn't get through 4 innings as he went 3.1 innings pitched, allowed 3 hits and 3 runs. Joba Chamberlain pitched his best game of the season going 1.2 innings and struck out 4 batters....
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