The Z Files: Building an Aceless Staff
The Z Files: Building an Aceless Staff

This article is part of our The Z Files series.

For the last couple of weeks, I've explored what a team might look like without elite pitching. In short, the idea is to crush hitting while competing in pitching via shrewd in-season roster management. However, in order to be in position to manage pitching, the pitchers can't be drafted willy-nilly. There's method to the madness. Today's focus will be on the construction of a pitching staff designed to make up for the paucity of ace anchors.

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ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Todd Zola
Todd has been writing about fantasy baseball since 1997. He won NL Tout Wars and Mixed LABR in 2016 as well as a multi-time league winner in the National Fantasy Baseball Championship. Todd is now setting his sights even higher: The Rotowire Staff League. Lord Zola, as he's known in the industry, won the 2013 FSWA Fantasy Baseball Article of the Year award and was named the 2017 FSWA Fantasy Baseball Writer of the Year.
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