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MLB Power Rankings: The 8 Most Overrated Power Pitchers in Baseball
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As spectators, we tend to glorify fastballs, as well as pitchers that strikeout a lot of hitters. 

Even though a strikeout is usually no more beneficial to a pitcher than a ground out or a fly out, it is a significantly more dramatic and overpowering way for a batter to be retired. Because of this, pitchers that are able to throw fastballs in the mid-to-high 90s and strikeout a lot of batters are often more hyped and talked about than finesse and off-speed pitchers. 

As a result, there are several power pitchers that are either overpaid or who gain considerably more recognition than they truly deserve. 

Here are the top eight.

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