Buyer's guide: Starting pitchers
Best, worst values and trade targets among starting pitchers
There's a lot of quality starting pitching available on the market this winter, with one potential ace in Zack Greinke and a lot of middle-rotation types as well as some interesting one-year flier candidates for the back end of almost any team's rotation. There are also a few teams, three of which I'll discuss below, that have excess starting pitching, giving them highly desirable assets in trade.
These are players who might be undervalued, or at least not wildly overvalued, by the market this offseason. They're not the top-ranked players at their positions, which is based strictly on their future potential but not on what they might be paid and how many years they might receive.
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