Fantasy Baseball: Five Hottest Pitchers in AL Central
By Dave Holcomb
May 8, 2015; Detroit, MI, USA; Kansas City Royals relief pitcherWade Davis
(17) checks the runner on first during the eighth inning against the Detroit Tigers at Comerica Park. Detroit won 6-5. Mandatory Credit: Rick Osentoski-USA TODAY Sports
It’s hard to believe, but we are already in the second week of May, which means fantasy baseball owners have seen most starting pitchers already make six starts. As for relievers, most of them have appeared in at least 10 games.
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That means sample sizes are growing large enough to finally start drawing conclusions and making sensible predictions for the remainder of 2015.
As expected, the American League Central has been one of the most competitive divisions in baseball. The Cleveland Indians and Chicago White Sox are off to slow starts, but the Minnesota Twins have been surprisingly competitive.
So it’s probably not a coincidence that the Indians and White Sox don’t have a pitcher that made this list whereas the Twins do. As one would anticipate, the Tigers and Royals have multiple candidates for the list.
Here are the five hottest pitchers in the AL Central: