F/F SPOTLIGHT: Tarik Skubal

Listed as an 8C prospect with the potential to become a #3 starter by our scouting writers back in 2020, Tarik Skubal (LHP, DET) is rounding into form in 2022. In the second half of 2021, he lowered his walk rate to 4% with a 5% xBB% while his 2021 home run rate stayed above league average with a 20% HR/F. With an UP: 15 W, 3.50 ERA in the 2022 Baseball Forecaster, can he sustain his early success?

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