February 23, 2017
State of the Position
For the earlier articles in this series, click below:
The Big Question(s): Where does the elite tier of starting pitchers end and how important is for fantasy owners to draft one?
If you’ve followed Baseball Prospectus’ category breakdown series this offseason, you’re keenly aware that league-wide power surge has catalyzed a newfound high-octane offensive environment, and dramatically reshaped the offensive landscape over the past two seasons. Here’s an oversimplification: major-league hitters produced the second-most home runs in baseball history last year, a development that had a profound impact on pitcher performance.