ARSENAL REPORT: Checking in on 2020 Disappointments

The weirdness of the 2020 season made it hard to put too much stock into significant performance changes that occurred, either on the positive or negative side. Even with that in mind, however, it was hard to look at players whose performance tanked in 2020 and have confidence in a full return to form in 2021. This week on the Arsenal Report, we will look at some pitchers who have bounced back from terrible 2020 seasons and examine whether these improved results seem sustainable.

Ray Finds the Strike Zone

Robbie Ray (LHP, TOR) has been a perpetual breakout pick for a long time, as he has always enticed analysts with his mid-90s fastball, wipeout slider, and career 28.6 K%. The two bug-a-boos for Ray have always been a lack of control...


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