RotoWire Partners

Circling the Bases: Don't Meddle With Medlen

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

Which pitcher has been excellent for the past 365 days though some seem ready to give up on him as a potential fantasy ace? I'll take a look at that hurler and breakdown his teams starting rotation before we delve into a deal for pitching between the Cubs and Orioles.


Over the last 365 days I've won 14 games while losing only seven.

I've struck out an average of 7.85 batters per nine innings.

I've walked a mere 1.82 per nine innings.

I lead baseball with a 1.95 ERA.

I also have a sharp 1.02 WHIP that is sixth in baseball.

You've reached the end of our free article preview.
See below to find out how you can read the full version of this article.

Subscribe to RotoWire now and you'll be reading the full version of this article in minutes.

At RotoWire, we give our subscribers everything. That means not only will you be able to read this article, you'll be able to read ALL our articles.

Plus, you'll get all of these great benefits:

➤ Amazing draft kits.  ➤ Full stat projections.
➤ Exclusive cheat sheets.  ➤ Customizable rankings.
➤ Instant news updates.  ➤ Free multi-sport access.
➤ Private expert Q&A.  ➤ And much more!

Get Access To RotoWire Now

Already Registered? Login Now

If you already have a RotoWire account, please login below with your username and password.

Forgot your password?
Click here to have your user info emailed to you.

Questions? Need Assistance?
Talk to a live person toll free at (888) 201-3057.