Originally posted on Razzball  |  Last updated 7/30/12
There has been a lot of interest on the site and in the forums involving streaming pitchers.  As many of you know, I value SP more than the average drafter but I am not completely averse to streaming – particularly on teams in shallower league formats (10-12 MLB) with small benches and when I have lost SPs to injury (like RCL where Beachy and Colby are toast).  This is about the time of year when I like streaming best as most teams are at or ahead of pace for innings/games started so there is less competition in free agency. Inspired by the season-to-date success of frequent commenter/forum poster and occasional contributor Fred, I went about creating a tool and testing/developing a methodology for identifying viable streaming candidates.  The tool is at razzball.com/streamers and we will add a link to it on the homepage. The variables I ended up using are as follows: FIP Index – This is just the league average FIP (4.00) divided by the pitcher FIP * 100.  So a pitcher with a 3.00 ...
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