MLB DG: Waiting on Starting Pitching
You can win a fantasy league taking a starting pitcher in the first round.
You can win a fantasy league waiting to take your first starting pitcher until the 10th round.
Yes, both statements are true.
Most folks simply can’t fathom waiting on starting pitching (like most in fantasy football cannot wait on quarterbacks). These folks think it’s a must to end up with an elite starting pitcher, possibly two, or there is no way they are going to be able to win. Facts are facts, and the truth is that holding such a position in simply isn’t accurate. You can win doing it. You can win without doing it.
I would posit that there’s a clean line of thought that is strongly suggestive that waiting on starting pitching is the prudent thing to do. Let’s dig into it.