ALTERNATIVE: Deeper dive into SP for DC Challenge game

This article will take a deeper look into how the top 25 teams in the 2017 DC game managed the six starting pitcher (SP) roster spots along with the single swing position (SW). 

As pointed out by one of our subscribers in the first challenge article published in December, the top 25 teams in 2017 were able to increase wins (127W versus 119W) and strikeouts (2060K versus 1928K) over the 2016 season while the total number of innings pitched declined. 

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