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The Fantasy Six Pack Hour: Using Actual vs Expected Pitching Stats in Fantasy Baseball


Welcome to The Fantasy Six Pack Hour Podcast. A.J. Applegarth is here to join me as your hosts. We are here to discuss another no-hitter, the White Sox drama, injury news and some players to add. We will also be discussing using actual vs expected pitching stats in Fantasy Baseball.

Our guest this week is Jason Beckner. Jason is a Fantasy Baseball writer for Fantasy Six Pack. If you don’t already make sure you follow him on Twitter @JRBecks.

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Using Actual vs Expected Pitching Stats in Fantasy Baseball

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After discussing another no-hitter and the White Sox drama, we break down the use of actual vs expected pitching stats in Fantasy Baseball.

We look at ERA vs xERA and FIP vs xFIP for several players and discuss just what it tells us about these players.


The guys will run through some of the recent injury news and discuss the impact.

Players to Add

We run through a few players who you should be looking to add.

Players we recommend adding are available in more than 40 percent of leagues.

Check the rest of our 2021 Fantasy Baseball content from our great team of writers.

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