Originally posted on The Fantasy Fix  |  Last updated 3/7/13
Source: Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images North America Pitching is rather famously hard to predict. Young pitchers, without the benefit of a MLB track-record, are even more so. Let’s look anyway. I like to live dangerously. Casey Kelly (SD) A pitcher with an average fastball and only eight starts above Double-A may seem an odd choice to start this list but all totaled Casey Kelly is the best fantasy pitching prospect in baseball this season. That doesn’t mean you should dump Dylan Bundy (we’ll get to him) in a keeper league but if you’re concerned about the 2013 season I’ll take Casey Kelly’s 2013 fantasy value against any other rookie pitcher. Elbow inflammation delayed the start of Kelly’s 2012 but he showed the best stuff and strikeout rates of his career upon returning. Kelly has excellent command, a strong three pitch mix, the ability to keep the ball on the ground and most importantly for fantasy purposes he’s a San Diego Padre. Kelly has a good shot at making the Opening Day...
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