ROTISSERIE: Shoring up your rotation

Nearly 62% of players currently on the disabled list are pitchers. That equates to over 100 starters and relievers. In a 12-team league that rosters nine total pitchers, the number of injured pitchers represents an entire league’s worth of pitchers that are not currently helping their respective MLB squads. While there is surely some hidden gems on the waiver wire, more than likely acquiring pitching help will most likely come down to making wise trades.

In trading for pitchers, though, keep the following guidelines in mind:

Pitcher Bias

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