Position Preview: Starting pitcher

SP is a deep position, but that shouldn't keep you from grabbing the top guys

Updated: February 20, 2013, 3:58 PM ET
By James Quintong | ESPN.com

The starting pitching position can be a very fickle one, as seen in the case of former NL Cy Young winner and fantasy stalwart Brandon Webb, who officially announced his retirement in February, even though he hasn't pitched since 2009. He was one of the most reliable pitchers in the game between 2003 and 2008 and was still relatively young (29) when he suffered an injury on Opening Day 2009. Just like that, he was done. The shelf life for an elite starter can be very short.

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