What a difference a year makes. Four starts into the 2016 season we were freaking out, wondering what the heck was wrong with Dallas Keuchel. He went from 2015 Cy Young award-winning ace to a cautionary tale of diminished velocity and an absence of command. Two of his four starts yielded positive results with regard to his ERA, but his strikeout totals were gone. The other two saw a slight uptick in his strikeout rate, but nine earned runs in 11.2 innings left fantasy owners wondering if they made a massive mistake and overpaid for a one-year wonder. His two starts after that were borderline soul-crushing and owners were jumping ship faster than Billy Zane in Titanic. Yeah, it was so bad it has me referencing the movie Titanic. Cue the Celine Dion music now!

This season, however, things are more than just looking up. It’s actually beginning to look a lot like 2015 again as Keuchel, through his first four starts, has allowed just three runs over 28 innings with a 22:6 K:BB and...

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