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As we head into 2019 MLB fantasy drafts, Los Angeles Dodgers left-handed pitcher Rich Hill probably isn't the one guy we'll be building our rotation around. 


Granted, he doesn't pitch many innings, maxing out at only 135 and 2/3 innings in each of the last three seasons. However, when you look at his efficiency over those innings, we're looking at a potentially nice No. 5 pitcher in our fantasy rotation.

If I told you Hill has a 1.12 WHIP or fewer and more than a strikeout per inning in each of the last three seasons, is that something you might be interested in?


Part of the reason Hill pitches such a few number of innings isn't even his own fault. Granted, his age is certainly up there at 38 (39 when the season starts), but his manager, Dave Roberts, has one of the quicker hooks in the majors. The Dodgers do have one of the better bullpens in baseball, so it's understandable

Hill is going to be a solid pitcher this season, no other way around it. Fantasy owners will just have to be patient and know that his value is in the long-term angle as opposed to here and now. 


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