FANALYTICS: In-season $9 pitching staffs

Back in 1996, Larry Labadini rostered a staff of nine $1 pitchers in the LABR experts league draft. He aggressively traded from his $251 offensive strength and managed to finish in fourth place, eight points from the title.

Since then, many have attempted to assemble a $9 pitching staff, but mostly as an exercise. As far as I know, nobody in the experts leagues has gotten through an entire draft spending just $9 on pitchers, though a few—like our own Doug Dennis—have come close.

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