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Circling the Bases: Better or Worse?

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 BaseballGuys.com.

Circling the Bases: Better or Worse

Which players have performed better than you thought? Which guys might have the name or the fame but are lacking a little but of the game?

BETTER THAN YOU THINK.

A.J. Burnett has missed time with injury and he's also 4-6. That dings a guys value. However there is a lot of good going on here. Burnett has a 3.06 ERA that is less than a tenth of a run behind Stephen Strasburg (2.99). Burnett has a 1.17 WHIP which is 0.04 behind Strasburg. Burnett is the proud owner of a 9.90 K/9 mark and 2.68 K/BB ratio. Strasburg you ask (you're getting the hang of it)? Strasburg has a 9.06 K/9 mark an a 2.95 K/BB ratio. Burnett has a 0.72 HR/9 mark. Strasburg is at 0.75. Burnett has a 2.07 GB/FB ratio. Strasburg has a 1.58 mark. Hell, Strasburg only has only one more victory at 5-7. Do I really need to write more?

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