Now that the trade deadline has come and gone, it is time to take another look at some of the most overrated pitchers in Major League Baseball.
To make this list, a pitcher has to have been acknowledged as a valuable asset within the past year, either by trade (or rumor) or big free agency signing. Therefore, I am excluding players who are essentially worthless in the last year of their contracts. Call it the Barry Zito Rule.
Also, while I consider all closers to be replaceable parts, I am judging every pitcher in that role strictly among their peers.
Without further ado, let's get to the list:
All stats come courtesy of Fangraphs.