Brad Johnson marks the end of the unusual season with his annual prospects column, which includes the Dodgers’ Tony Gonsolin whose future role is up in the air.
Brad Johnson offers up his pitching awards for the season, starting with the Newcomer Award going to the Marlins’ Sixto Sanchez.
Brad Johnson reflects on the season so far and the impact it could have on future seasons, including the impact of up and coming potential aces like Toronto’s Nate Pearson.
Brad Johnson analyses the aftermath of the trade deadline to see how the changes in latitudes might affect pitchers like Robbie Ray who’s moving to Toronto.
Brad Johnson talks trades in the shortened season, as well as drama happening in Cleveland where Mike Clevinger and Zach Plesac broke team and league COVID-19 protocol.
Brad Johnson highlights pitchers who have impressed him this season, including Dinelson Lamet in San Diego, as well as a few pitchers to avoid.
Brad Johnson reveals what Washington’s Patrick Corbin has in common with eight other league starters in this year of injury and illness.
Brad Johnson analyzes turmoil in the NL Bullpens, including in New York, where the Mets’ Edwin Diaz has struggled since joining the team.
One week in, Brad Johnson evaluates bullpens in the American League, including in Minnesota where Taylor Rodgers should continue to be the primary closer.
Brad Johnson visits the future to learn how the shortened season will play out, including predicting that Eduardo Rodriguez and the Red Sox finish out of the playoff hunt.
Brad Johnson tackles pitching questions popping up in relation to the abbreviated season and lists a few candidates who could move up the food chain with decent pitching, including the Reds’ Trevor Bauer.
Brad Johnson predicts top Houston prospect Forrest Whitley could slide into the Astros lineup toward the end of the year if he’s needed.
Brad Johnson touches upon changes with the shorten season, and discusses the New York Yankee’s new ace Gerrit Cole in his Notable Rotation Ramblings.
Brad Johnson discusses the potential ramifications of a (very) shortened season and offers up his early pick for the NL Cy Young award, Cardinals' ace Jack Flaherty.
Brad Johnson lists several higher-ceiling arms he believes should add to your watch list, including Garrett Crochet, who was drafted 11th overall by the White Sox.
Brad Johnson shares injury observations we often read about and discusses his approach to handling how they affect pitchers, including Chris Sale, who’s out for an extended time after having Tommy John surgery.
Brad Johnson delves into guys who likely will arrive in the next year or two, including Nate Pearson, who’s on the fast track with the Jays.
Brad Johnson breaks down his pitching staff, featuring Patrick Corbin, in a 16-team dynasty league, which drafted before the shutdown.
Brad Johnson analyzes pitchers who had strong seasons last year but may want to be avoided this season, including the Red Sox’ Eduardo Rodriguez, whose 2019 WHIP raises red flags.
While awaiting news on MLB’s return, Brad Johnson discusses pitchers with a good chance of having a bounce-back year, like Tampa Bay’s Blake Snell.
This week, Brad Johnson focuses on potential six-man rotations and highlights higher profile kids like Detroit’s Casey Mize who could have opportunities later in the season.
Brad Johnson discusses possible closer changes and highlights his 2019 Closer of the Year pick, Oakland‘s Liam Hendricks.
Brad Johnson talks about injured pitchers who might be fully healthy once the season gets underway, including the Indians‘ Mike Clevinger.
Brad Johnson breaks down the possible scenarios in which MLB could start the season and how it might affect anticipated values of pitchers like Colorado’s Jon Gray.
Brad Johnson features a few pitchers who have the potential to provide value when the season begins, including Yu Darvish, who, when firing on all cylinders, is a top-10-pitcher.
Brad Johnson outlines things on which he focuses when comparing pitchers for his teams, and in Notable Rotation Ramblings, he notes that Shohei Ohtani should be ready to pitch when the season resumes.
Brad Johnson examines bullpens that are in flux, like in Los Angeles where Ty Buttrey sits behind Keynan Middleton in the pecking order but offers good stuff according to Johnson.
Brad Johnson finishes his preview of pitching around the league with the American League West, where in Los Angeles, Shohei Ohtani could be ready to start once MLB resumes.
Brad Johnson analyzes the National League West, where in Colorado, German Marquez will be put to the test, when MLB play resumes.
Brad Johnson does a deep dive into AL Central pitching, where in Cleveland, Mike Clevinger is no longer a sleeper, and his draft day price will reflect that.
This week, Brad Johnson tackles the National League Central, where in St. Louis Jack Flaherty is the must-have arm.
Brad Johnson breaks down AL East pitching, where in Baltimore John Means had a surprisingly good season last year, but Johnson doesn’t necessarily expect an encore.
Brad Johnson breaks down what he looks for when speculating on closers and takes a look at some unsettled bullpen situations around baseball.
Brad Johnson is back with his first column of 2020 and for the next six weeks, he’ll evaluate pitching staffs, starting with the NL East where in Atlanta, Mike Foltynewicz should be a fantasy asset.
Brad Johnson offers up his annual list of pitching prospects, and on that list is Casey Mize, whom he thinks could be propeled into the prospects’ top tier with a little more consistency.
As the season winds to a close, Brad Johnson offers his annual pitching awards, including awarding the Biggest Surprise trophy to White Sox pitcher Lucas Giolito.
As Brad Johnson begins to wind down the Mound Musings column for the season, he offers a few random thoughts, including his choice for winning the World Serices, the Houston Astros.
Brad Johnson looks at players who likely will offer considerable value on draft day 2020, including Dodger Julio Urias, who could be in the rotation full-time next year.
Brad Johnson takes a crack at identifying the characteristics of pitching success in this era of the homer, which includes closely observing guys like veteran ace Justin Verlander.
Brad Johnson runs down a list of arms who could help in the fantasy season’s final month or who might be deserving of your attention next spring, starting with Giants pitcher Johnny Cueto.
Brad Johnson examines bullpen assignments in the AL to see how they stack up for a postseason push, including in Detroit, where the jury is still out regarding Joe Jimenez’ potential for long-term success.
Brad Johnson dives into all of the changes that have been made in NL bullpens, including in Arizona where Archie Bradley takes on the closer role for now.
Brad Johnson breaks down the recent pitching trades to figure out how players will be impacted by their moves, starting with Marcus Stroman who heads to the Mets from Toronto.
Brad Johnson takes an opportunity to discuss random topics that haven’t been previously talked about in Musings, plus examines possible future deals including Mets pitcher Noah Syndergaard.
Brad Johnson discusses the latest pitching trades and speculates on possible future moves, including in San Francisco, where Madison Bumgarner’s days could be numbered.
Brad Johnson examines some of the impact players in the Futures Game who he thinks should be on fantasy watch lists, like the Braves Ian Anderson.
Brad Johnson looks at the pitching desires of playoff contenders, including the Braves, who, in need of a closer, could be looking at Giants reliever Will Smith.
Brad Johnson examines pitchers who are candidates to improve significantly in the second half like Aaron Nola, who Johnson anticipates will soon be on a roll.
Brad Johnson explores the evolution of pitching and what its new direction might mean to scoring pitching categories in the fantasy game.
Brad Johnson looks at deeper MLB bullpens, including the Astros, to determine whether they can make an impact on a team’s playoff chances.