Originally written on Baseball Professor  |  Last updated 11/15/14
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Being the Yankees fan that I am, I take great joy when the Red Sox make a bad move, e.g. J.D. Drew. So when the 2009-2010 off-season came around and they signed John Lackey, I had a good chuckle.After Lackey’s stellar 2007 season he regressed in 2008 and 2009. His ERA rose in each of those years and injuries set in limiting him to under 200 innings for the first time in his career since he became a fixture in the Angels rotation. Everyone seemed to think it was a terrible signing. Much to my joy, 2010 and 2011 were not good years for Lackey, and 2012 was a total wash with Tommy John Surgery.Unfortunately, though, for me and Yankee’s fans everywhere, Lackey has roared back in 2013 and the fantasy world really hasn’t taken notice. Lackey is only owned in just 42% of Yahoo leagues and 56.3% of ESPN leagues despite putting up some really good numbers.Lackey’s Stunning SuccessIf you are not a Lackey owner and he is available in your league ask yourself this question: Is there room on my ...
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