RotoWire Partners

Mound Musings: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

Brad Johnson

For more than 25 years, pitching guru Brad "Bogfella" Johnson has provided insightful evaluation and analysis of pitchers to a wide variety of fantasy baseball websites, webcasts and radio broadcasts. He joined RotoWire in 2011 with his popular Bogfella's Notebook.

Every season at about this time, I like to take a look at the first half and evaluate the biggest surprises. I’m going to try to avoid the impact of injuries while reviewing the performance of some pitchers who have disappointed me, at least from a standpoint of missed time/starts. Pitchers like Noah Syndergaard and Clayton Kershaw missing much of the first half obviously hurts and would be considered bad in many ways. You will notice I am convinced that injuries have played some part in several of the poor first-half performances. Injuries are always a factor, but in many ways the past couple of years, they have become an everyday annoyance for almost every fantasy owner.

You've reached the end of our free article preview.
See below to find out how you can read the full version of this article.

Subscribe to RotoWire now and you'll be reading the full version of this article in minutes.

At RotoWire, we give our subscribers everything. That means not only will you be able to read this article, you'll be able to read ALL our articles.

Plus, you'll get all of these great benefits:

➤ Amazing draft kits.  ➤ Full stat projections.
➤ Exclusive cheat sheets.  ➤ Customizable rankings.
➤ Instant news updates.  ➤ Free multi-sport access.
➤ Private expert Q&A.  ➤ And much more!

Get Access To RotoWire Now

Already Registered? Login Now

If you already have a RotoWire account, please login below with your username and password.

Forgot your password?
Click here to have your user info emailed to you.

Questions? Need Assistance?
Talk to a live person toll free at (888) 201-3057.