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Postby Doughhead » Sat Apr 29, 2006 8:58 am

I know Cappy had a very good season last year, piling up 18 wins and pitching over 200 innings. Still, his WHIP and ERA didn't make him a legit frontline fantasy SP. Is that going to change this year? Any reason to believe he'll keep his WHIP down and continue to build on his breakout 2005 season?
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Postby wrveres » Sat Apr 29, 2006 10:56 am

He is not ace material, but he has shown flashes.
He will be a solid number 3 or 4 for any fantasy team for the next couple of years. Since he will pitch in the central you would be best served to treat him that way. ;-D
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Postby Ender » Sat Apr 29, 2006 11:26 am

He was overused at the end of 2005, check out his splits and you'll see that his ERA/WHIP jumped over the last month. It would not surprise me to see him post closer to a 3.5 era this year.

Also keep in mind he has the best pickoff move in baseball which can only help. I've seen him pick off guys who had 2 step leads, its that good. Some managers have their poor baserunners like pitchers etc actually stand directly on the base against him.
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Postby activechamp2006 » Sat Apr 29, 2006 1:40 pm

i like cap a lot this year.. he should be a good number 2 fantasy starter on a fantasy team.. i think he will post an era of 3.50 or under a whip of around 1.20 and 180-190 ks.. expect a very nice year from him, he was very underated coming into this season..
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