STARTERS: Spring Training Question Marks

In the coming weeks, we will be bombarded with news that a starting pitcher is working on a new pitch.  And reports that an injury-prone SP is feeling the best he has felt in years.  Or that one has the inside track at a club's fifth starter slot.  Most of this is noise.

The better storylines to follow in spring training are the more subtle ones.

Here are some under-the-surface starting pitching spring training storylines to keep an eye on this March.

Which young 2011 second half surgers will continue their gains into 2012?

AMERICAN LEAGUE

Henderson Alvarez (RHP, TOR) looked like he could stick in the TOR rotation late in 2011.  His 5.0 Cmd and 53% GB% in the 2H of 2011 resulted in a 102 BPV.  While it's risky to speculate on a...

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