The American League Exploits Another Pitcher As Jordan Zimmermann’s Fantasy Stock Drops

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After signing a 5-year/$110 million contract with the Detroit Tigers, Jordan Zimmerman will play a pivotal role in the Tigers’ rotation, but this move to Detroit could drastically hurt Zimmermann’s fantasy stock. As you analyze and digest a pitcher switching from the National League to the American League, it doesn’t bode well for Zimmermann. In 2015, the National League ERA was 3.908, whereas the American League ERA was 4.006. This is because the American League pitchers have to face a designated hitter, whereas the National League pitchers face the opposing pitcher instead. To further illustrate the extreme difference between the two leagues, click on the link below:

 

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Trey Rose will be a graduate of the Virginia Military Institute in May of 2016. He is the founder and writer for his blog called dynasty digest (dynastydigest.sportsblog.com). He is also a contributor for RotoBallers. He has been featured on many sites including MLB Trade Rumors, Crawford Boxes, and MLB Reports. Trey played baseball up until his freshman year of college at VMI, but they quit after his 7th knee surgery and decided to pursue a career in finance while continuing his passion for baseball by writing on a regular basis. His favorite team is the Houston Astros. You can follow him on Twitter @dynasty_digest

Posted on March 8, 2016, in MLB Fantasy, MLB Reports and tagged , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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