Mound Musings: Life, the Universe and Everything
Mound Musings: Life, the Universe and Everything

This article is part of our Mound Musings series.

As the season is now underway, it's fun (and perhaps productive) to discuss random thoughts and observations. In fantasy baseball, the answer to the ultimate question is always elusive but still worth seeking. I'm not sure that all-encompassing answer is contained below, but hopefully we'll inspire some interactive conversation that can help us achieve the optimal pitching staff. It's worth a shot, so let's go.

Strange things do happen: I mentioned something in the comments of last week's column I don't believe I have ever seen in 30 years of fantasy baseball. Upon closer inspection, it got even more bizarre. On Sunday afternoon, my home league (15-team keeper with deep rosters) team was atop the standings in WHIP at a tidy 1.03, yet was dead last in ERA at a horrid 4.75 (stats over 69.3 innings). Folks, that's not an easy feat.

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ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Brad Johnson
For more than 25 years, pitching guru Brad "Bogfella" Johnson has provided insightful evaluation and analysis of pitchers to a wide variety of fantasy baseball websites, webcasts and radio broadcasts. He joined RotoWire in 2011 with his popular Bogfella's Notebook.
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