5 years ago

Brandon McCarthy turned in a solid performance against his former squad on Friday, racking up six strikeouts while allowing two runs on three hits over his four frames.

While the 6.00 spring ERA certainly looks troublesome at first glance, McCarthy has posted a terrific 16/2 K/BB ratio over his 12 innings of work. Despite his injury risk, and the fact that he'll pitch half of his games at Chase Field, McCarthy looks like a nice value play that can be scooped up in the middle rounds of fantasy drafts.