Why Pitching Is The Hardest Thing To Rely On In Fantasy BaseballMost fantasy baseball owners plan their draft around picking pitchers that threw well last year. But as we all learn, sometimes things don't go as planned. Pitchers can get hurt; their performance can drop off for a number of reasons, sometimes without rational explanation. The hardest part for the fantasy owner is accepting that the present season is different than past seasons, and it's sometimes better to just admit you drafted wrong instead of stubbornly sticking with bad pitchers all season—and losing the league.
Athletics Need Sonny Gray To Show Off Masterful CurveballThe Oakland A's, bitten by the injury bug, need to lean on starting pitcher Sonny Gray even more than expected.
Prospect Insider Breakthrough Candidates: Starting PitchersJason A. Churchill's Prospect Insider has compiled a list of the top ten breakthrough pitching candidates from each league.
Mariners End Ugly Season With Ugly LossSonny Gray threw five shutout innings in his final start before the playoffs, Oakland had a pair of four-run innings and the Athletics closed out the regular season with a 9-0 win over Seattle in Eric Wedge's final game as Mariners manager.