Where did the preseason go? We're headed into the last draft weekend and I'm just now publishing my rankings. Tsk tsk. But, nonetheless, they're here.
If you were sad that I didn't publish my sleeper pitcher picks in 2020, you can smile again because I've run the numbers and have my picks ready for 2021.
When I create these rankings, I use a little bit of advanced stats, a tiny bit of x-Stats, a fair bit of my weird sleeper benchmarks and then a whole lot of black magic. The result is usually a
Those that met the criteria averaged a 3.76 ERA, 1.22 WHIP and 9.3 K/9 over the 2017 season. Those that didn't meet the criteria averaged a 4.52 ERA, 1.37 WHIP and 8.0 K/9 meanwhile. I prefer the numbers from