Fantasy Baseball Category Impact: Strikeouts
Each week, Colby Conway provides in-depth analysis on specific category contributors who may be lingering on your waiver wire.
Holy crap, it’s September already! Hopefully, your fantasy baseball teams are enjoying great success and you’re ready to bring home some league titles! Strikeouts across the league are at an all-time high, but our pitching staffs could surely use some more down the stretch! Below are a few players that are widely available in many leagues and can make a positive impact for your fantasy team!
Without further ado…..
Nick Anderson , RP TB – THE GUY HAS 95 STRIKEOUTS IN 56.2 INNINGS THIS SEASON. WHAT MORE COULD YOU POSSIBLY WANT? He has multiple strikeouts in three straight appearances, but to be more exact, a whopping 10 strikeouts over his last 3.1 innings of work. In other words, he’s retired 10 batters over the past handful of days, eight of which have come via the strikeout. Per Baseball Savant, he ranks in the 100th percentile in strikeout percentage, and he comes in at the 96th and 93rd percentile in xwOBA and xBA respectively. The guy is downright filthy and the chart...