Found January 01, 2013 on Baseball Professor:
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If per-game production was all that mattered, then Brett Anderson would be sitting comfortably inside our top 100. But alas, innings totals and durability matter, and those are two areas where Anderson falls short. He made his 2012 debut on August 21 against the lowly Twins, and though he only managed 35 innings on the year, they were 35 impressive innings. Believe it or not, Anderson actually displayed some strikeout ability in the minors, but who knows if that will transition to the majors. What we do know is that Anderson has pitched 406 total innings for the Athletics during his four years with the team, which is about as many as most pitchers of his caliber toss in just two seasons. To us Anderson is entering year five, but to his arm it might just feel like year three, and that means a breakout could be on the way. At a Glance Strengths: ERA, WHIP, BB/9 or any rate stat Neutral: L, K/9 Weaknesses: W, K, QS, IP, or any counting stat (due to durability concerns) Player Compari...
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