Which pitchers will rise, fall off?

K/BB rate can go long way to figure out future value of pitchers in all leagues

Updated: July 30, 2012, 1:38 PM ET
By AJ Mass | ESPN.com

Fantasy owners would love to be able to come up with the holy grail of statistics, that one number they can look at and instantly decide whether a player is on his way up or is headed for a jump off the proverbial cliff in terms of future performance.

Of course, life does not work that way. Things are never that simple. However, at least when it comes to pitchers -- especially in points leagues -- there is one number that can serve as an early warning system of sorts. If you're ...

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