Line: 8 IP, 3 H, 0 ER, 2 BB, 6 K; W, QS
My fantasy perspective: Masterson is slowing becoming the fantasy pitcher owners hoped he'd mature into. He's on pace for 13-15 wins with a sub-3.00 ERA and a WHIP in the 1.20's. Not bad for a virtually undrafted player.
Via FanGraphs, his K/9 rate is down a bit to 6.36 compared to his career rate of 7.16 but so is his BB/P rate (2.81 vs 3.66 career). His ground ball percentage of 55.7% is also right in line with his career rate of 56.5% and helps explains a career-low HR/9 rate of 0.30.
He's only 69.2% owned in ESPN and 69% owned in ESPN leagues, so check out your league's waiver wire if you are in need of a quality starting pitcher.
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