Mound Musings: Baby, It’s COLD Outside!
Mound Musings: Baby, It’s COLD Outside!

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Now about three weeks into the season, we can see both encouraging surprises and discouraging implosions – not to mention some almost unbelievable weather. Last Sunday, there were six games cancelled because of bad weather (that's the most since September, 2008). Many owners of pitchers falling well short of preseason expectations are questioning their predictive capabilities. Some deserve the concern, but others might be about ready to level out those ugly April numbers. The trick is knowing the difference. Some poor performances can be tied to minor injuries – or this season, in many cases, significant injuries – rain, snow, bad luck, mechanical inconsistency, tough matchups, or a full-blown combination of all these things. The question is...

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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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