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Fantasy Baseball: 20 Pitchers You Should Sell Now

I haven't written one of these articles in awhile, but here is a list of 20 pitchers you should sell, based on their ERA - FIP per Fangraphs. If you put value in this peripheral statistic, you may want to look to sell a few of these pitchers who could see their ERA's rise in the near future. Let's take a look:

 

Name K/9 BB/9 K/BB WHIP BABIP LOB% ERA FIP Pict
E-F 
xFIP
Tim Hudson 4.57 3.23 1.41 1.15 0.23 84.00% 2.44 4.30 -1.86 4.18
Jeff Niemann 6.37 2.55 2.50 1.08 0.24 86.40% 2.80 4.40 -1.60 4.32
David Price 7.52 3.51 2.14 1.20 0.27 79.50% 2.42 3.69 -1.26 4.08
Jaime Garcia 7.35 3.72 1.97 1.22 0.28 81.70% 2.10 3.36 -1.26 3.74
Randy Wolf 5.31 4.44 1.20 1.52 0.27 77.40% 4.70 5.95 -1.24 5.30
Wade LeBlanc 6.00 3.41 1.76 1.40 0.30 84.20% 3.10 4.32 -1.22 4.72
Livan Hernandez 4.34 2.73 1.59 1.26 0.27 80.60% 2.98 4.19 -1.21 4.75
Andy Pettitte 6.66 2.65 2.52 1.15 0.27 79.70% 2.82 3.93 -1.11 4.09
Mike Leake 5.95 3.46 1.72 1.42 0.30 79.50% 3.38 4.41 -1.04 4.36
Clay Buchholz 6.26 3.72 1.68 1.25 0.28 76.20% 2.45 3.48 -1.03 4.28
Jon Garland 5.70 3.94 1.44 1.36 0.28 74.90% 3.24 4.26 -1.02 4.46
Ubaldo Jimenez 8.09 3.33 2.43 1.08 0.25 82.50% 2.27 3.21 -0.94 3.75
Chris Carpenter 7.90 2.71 2.92 1.21 0.29 79.00% 3.16 4.06 -0.90 3.77
Ted Lilly 6.17 2.12 2.91 1.10 0.25 75.00% 3.76 4.63 -0.87 4.65
Adam Wainwright 8.63 2.24 3.84 1.00 0.27 82.20% 2.24 3.08 -0.83 3.18
Jonathan Sanchez 8.82 4.59 1.92 1.27 0.27 75.10% 3.15 3.87 -0.72 4.37
C.J. Wilson 6.42 4.22 1.52 1.26 0.26 71.90% 3.34 4.06 -0.72 4.64
Wade Davis 6.00 3.93 1.53 1.48 0.29 77.40% 4.86 5.58 -0.72 5.07
Mat Latos 8.22 2.35 3.50 0.96 0.24 80.80% 2.62 3.33 -0.71 3.60
Matt Cain 6.44 3.06 2.10 1.16 0.26 76.70% 2.98 3.69 -0.71 4.72

I own Tim Hudson in my big money 5 x 5 league and have been very happy with his performance to date, but worry when he will implode. His .234 BABIP and 84% LOB% worries me. The same can be said for Rays starter Jeff Niemann.  I think everyone knew Ubaldo wouldn't pitch like he has for most of the first 3 months of the season.

We don't know how Mat Latos will pitch the rest of the season, but he has been one of the more consistent pitchers the last two months. Mike Leake started out with quaiity start after quality start, but I think the wheels are starting to come off, and the Reds have already stated they will look to limit his innings in the very near future. The same can be said about Latos, but we do not know when the Padres will skip a few of his starts.