MLB DG: Pitching Mistakes to Avoid
Looking at mistakes in others is easy.
Looking at mistakes that we’ve made is much more difficult.
In this article we will not cast blame, we will simply bring up some of the mistakes that can be made when building a pitching staff. You need to know what they are, the mistakes, so that you can avoid being on the losing end in 2018.
DON’T GO ALL IN EARLY ON PITCHING.
Remember this simple axiom – if you’re in a 5x5 league starting pitchers only help you in four categories since they obviously aren’t going to add anything in the wins column. You can add pitching early if you want – it’s not my preferred strategy – but aggressively adding multiple starting pitchers early in a draft is inherently risky.