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MLB Barometer: One-Year Risers: Pitchers

Derek VanRiper

Derek is the Director of Media for, where he's been a two-time finalist for the FSWA's Baseball Writer of the Year award, and winner of the Best Football Article on the Web (2009) and Best Baseball Article on the Web (2010) awards. Derek also co-hosts RotoWire's shows on SiriusXM Fantasy Sports Radio (XM 87, Sirius 210).

Last week, I took a look at the position players whose value has increased the most over the course of the past calendar year.

As the All-Star break approaches at the end of the weekend, this week’s piece focuses on the pitchers that have been the biggest risers in value since this time last year (the past calendar year from July 8th of 2017 through July 8th of 2018).

Like an All-Star roster, there are a few names that didn’t make the final cut that are worthy of acknowledgment (i.e. Charlie Morton, Tyler Skaggs and Zach Eflin).

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