As we enter 2019, the game of baseball is ever evolving. Gone are the days where you can look at the back of a player’s baseball card and see he had a good year and take it for face value. In today’s day of information and analytics we can now see that a player had a good year and begin to identify why that player was so successful or in some cases not successful at all. When it comes to pitching the easy stats to look at are ERA (earned run average), WHIP, (walks + hits/ innings pitched) wins, losses, strikeouts and walks but what if I told you there is more to it than that. What if there were other stats that could help you identify whether a pitcher was getting lucky or rather unlucky while on the mound and that those stats can and should be used when preparing for your upcoming fantasy baseball draft? Well then let me introduce you to the life beyond ERA and into the sabermetric world of FIP (Fielding Independent pitching), xFIP (Expected Fielding Independent Pitching) and...