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Last year, there were only three pitchers who started at least 10 games while averaging more than 8.00 K/9 and fewer than 2.00 B/9. It’s easy to understand why striking out more batters while walking fewer means more value, however, those three players’ current ADPs on MockDraftCentral sit at 31st, 77th, and 226th overall. Just to back that up (the ADPs on MDC can be a bit weird before actual rankings are released) take a look at ESPN’s preliminary Top 250 rankings. Per those rankings, our three players are ranked 28th, 52nd, and UR (unranked within the 250). These three “super command” pitchers are Cliff Lee, CC Sabathia, and the subject of our next sleeper article, Marco Estrada. Marco Estrada’s pitch selection in 2012, courtesy of BrooksBaseball.net. As I mentioned above, Estrada’s command level is elite. Not only that, but Estrada is the only one in that group to have his K/9 over 9.00, not just the qualifying 8.00. Estrada has always had good strikeout numbers (career 9.02 K/9)...
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