6 Fantasy Pitcher Busts We’re Hoping Others Draft In 2017

  • David Gonos

COVER 2017 Fantasy Bust Pitcher Candidates - Rob Foldy

We all love Fantasy Baseball sleepers – whether it’s talking about them, drafting them or trading for them. But when you dip your toes into the other pool – finding 2017 Fantasy Baseball busts – things turn ugly quickly.

For sleepers, you’re generally talking about players in a positive sense, that they’re going to outplay what we all think they’re capable of, so everyone is happy to read it. If they own any of the players you mentioned as sleepers, they’re even happier.

But when you write an article about prospective Fantasy pitchers busts – everyone hates you. Fantasy owners that might have liked these pitchers hate you, Fantasy owners that already drafted these pitchers hate you, and in the off chance these pitchers read this, they hate you.

You’re essentially saying these players are not going to be as good as everyone thinks – a very negative thing to say! So it’s understandable that few people like to write these pieces.

Except me. ‘Cuz I’m a jerk.

6 Pitcher Bust Candidates For 2017 Fantasy Baseball Drafts

All six of these players should be expected to go off the board relatively early compared to others at their position in 12-team Mixed Rotisserie drafts.

Seung-Hwan Oh Photo Credit: Rob Foldy, Getty Images</p>

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David Gonos

David Gonos has been writing about sports online since 2001, including CBSSports.com, FoxSports.com, NFL.com, MLB.com and SportsIllustrated.com.