2011 Fantasy Baseball Projections
Do you remember, like, four or five years ago, someone in your mixed league (was it you?) thinking that Chris Capuano was No. 4 starter material? Those days are gone, but the southpaw remains, two Tommy John procedures (seven years apart) and a (non-throwing) shoulder surgery later. He's a front-runner for one of two spots. He has struck out 7.40 batters per nine in his career. BB/9 kept his BB/k from teasing 3.00, save in 2006, but in his small sample size of a journey back to near relevance, he kept them in check. He was always wont to give up the long ball (1.27 HR/9 lifetime), but that'll be less of a concern at Citi Field. His stuff probably isn't 7.00 K/9 material anymore, but the deception and location remain respectable whiff material. Anything approaching his old-school rates, and he's giving you gravy for your end-game bid.
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