Starting pitchers off to hot starts

Updated: April 23, 2013, 10:45 PM ET
By Todd Zola | Mastersball.com
By and large, fantasy baseball enthusiasts know that all early-season analysis needs to be tempered by the small sample size from which it is generated. However, not everyone is aware that back in November 2007, current Baseball Prospectus author Russell Carleton, posting under the pseudonym "Pizza Cutter," answered the inevitable question, "How big does the sample have to be before we believe the data?"

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ESPN.com IllustrationToday's topic: Are hot-starting SPs for real?


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