STARTERS: Very early observations, 2021

It's easy to panic after your SP has a terrible start or two during the first week of the season. It can be similarly dangerous to fall in love with a pitcher who gives you good stats if they were produced without any underlying skill support.

Keeping in mind that we're dealing with tiny data samples, let's take a look at some extreme early season performances by putting them into the context of our preseason outlooks.

Here is a closer look at a several starting pitchers whose first week performances have been noteworthy.

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