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Circling the Bases: Curious Cases

Ray Flowers

Ray Flowers

The co-host of The Drive on SiriusXM Fantasy Sports Radio (Sirius 210, XM 87: M-F at 5-8 PM EDT), Ray Flowers has spent years squirreled away studying the inner workings of the fantasy game to the detriment of his personal life. You can follow Ray on Twitter (@BaseballGuys), he never sleeps, and you can also find more of his musings at

The flavor of the week. We all want to sample it in the hope that it becomes our go-to favorite. On the hill this takes the shape of everyone looking only at the obvious and not digging a bit deeper to see what is really going on. Today, I'll peel back the proverbial layers of the onion a bit and take a look at two teammates in particular, one on the hill and one at the dish. From the intro it should be pretty easy to read the tea leaves and discern that I'm not exactly the biggest fan of either guy keeping up their phenomenal start to the season.


Six weeks ago it was Jose Fernandez.
Five weeks ago it was Tony Cingrani.
Four weeks ago it was Travis Wood.
Three weeks ago it was Kevin Correia.
Two weeks ago it was Francisco Liriano.
Now it's Patrick Corbin.

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