There is a fine line between wanting a starting pitcher you have on your fantasy team to come back out for another inning late in a game and wanting him to stay in the dugout. If the game is tied, you probably want the pitcher to come back out so he still stands a chance of being the pitcher of record and getting a W. But if your team has issues in the ratio categories, you might prefer your starter take a seat rather than come back out to the mound.

When to pull the starting pitcher is one of the most scrutinized decisions major league managers must make. Just ask Grady Little. There’s a balance to be struck, and whether managers can walk that fine line can have fantasy implications. Today we’ll look at which managers have been too quick with the trigger, which have been a bit too trusting with their starters, and which are finding a nice balance.

Trigger Happy

Paul Molitor – Minnesota Twins

Minnesota’s rotation ranks fourth in ERA in the young season, but their...

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