We have all seen pitchers suffer from whiplash, consistently turning to watch ball after ball sore over the fence. The question is, is that a problem that is going to plague them once again or is there hope of overcoming it and righting the ship in 2010? Let’s take a look at the pitchers with the 10 worst home run/flyball rates in 2009 to see: 1) Braden Looper: 15.8 percent The player with the worst HR/FB in the league last season, does anyone really care? While it is a fairly sizable jump (he had an 11.7 percent mark in 2008), he’s a fantasy non-factor as a starting pitcher no matter what. 2) Rick Porcello: 14.1 percent There were some definite growing pains for the 20-year old rookie, having allowed 23 HR last season. It was pretty steady across the board as ...
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Article written by Eric Stashin