This article is part of our Mound Musings series.Last spring, I took a quick spin through the leagues, evaluating the pitching for each team heading into the season. I made recommendations, naming the pitcher on each MLB staff I would at least consider owning and putting the pressure on a handful of arms I felt might be key contributors on a lot of fantasy league champions. Not too surprisingly, there were several who made me look very good, and a few who did their best to make me look pretty silly. That's how it works without a crystal ball.
Below are two seven-man starting rotations. The first is the best of times – pitchers who met, and in some cases even exceeded my expectations. The second rotation is the worst of times – pitchers who, for a variety of reasons, were big disappointments. Let's have a look at who stood out on both sides of the ledger:
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