Line: 9 IP, 4 H, 0 ER, 1 BB, 3 K; W, QS, CG, SHO
My fantasy perspective: Hellickson is 4-2 with a 2.98 ERA and a 1.21 WHIP in seven starts. A deeper look into his numbers show his K/9 rate is down (6.0 in 2011; 8.2 in 2010) and his BB/9 is up (3.6 in 2011; 2.0 in 2010). Batters are hitting .218 off of him with a .243 BABIP, so he has either been lucky balls are being hit at fielders or has a very good defense behind him. Either way, Hellickson is showing why he was on many preseason "sleeper" lists and a great bargain investment with an ESPN ADP of 159.8 and a Yahoo! ADP of 177.9. Keeper and dynasty league owners will definitely want to keep an eye on his progression and/or regression.
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