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Arizona Republic Feb 22, 2015
Jeremy Hellickson hoping for a fresh start

Jeremy Hellickson hoping for a fresh start

While the Tampa Bay Rays grew impatient with Jeremy Hellickson's struggles, the Arizona Diamondbacks see a pitcher they believe in.         
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Chris Young kind of makes sense for the Rays

A cheap pitcher with an undervalued or at least hard-to-detect skill, meet the team that can only afford your type. MLB Trade Rumors recently suggested the Tampa Bay Rays could be a good fit for free agent SP Chris Young. I figure that makes sense. Why? He Should Be Cheap Chris Young is not a great pitcher. He's basically the almost-worst-case scenario on a Jeremy Hellickson-type pitcher -- few Ks, not-great BB%. He relies on fly balls and weak contact, and that has resulted in a career 4.38 FIP and 4.63 xFIP. He managed 165 IP with the Mariners in 2014, but did so with a 5.02 FIP...

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