Fantasy Baseball's 12 Most Surprising Pitchers of April

Kirk SnyderCorrespondent IMay 1, 2009

Fantasy Baseball's 12 Most Surprising Pitchers of April

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    SEATTLE - APRIL 18:  Starting pitcher Edwin Jackson #36 of the Detroit Tigers pitches against the Seattle Mariners on April 18, 2009 at Safeco Field in Seattle, Washington. (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

12. Heath Bell

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    FLUSHING, NY - APRIL 13:  Heath Bell #21 of the San Diego Padres pitches against the New York Mets during opening day at Citi Field on April 13, 2009 in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. This is the first regular season MLB

11. Kyle Lohse

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    ST. LOUIS, MO - APRIL 12: Starting pitcher Kyle Lohse #26 of the St. Louis Cardinals throws against the Houston Astros on April 12, 2009 at Busch Stadium in St. Louis, Missouri.  The Cardinals beat the Astros 3-0.  (Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

10. Wandy Rodriguez

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    ST. LOUIS, MO - APRIL 12: Starting pitcher Wandy Rodriguez #51 of the Houston Astros throws against the St. Louis Cardinals on April 12, 2009 at Busch Stadium in St. Louis, Missouri.  The Cardinals beat the Astros 3-0.  (Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

9. Frank Francisco

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    ARLINGTON, TX - APRIL 13:  Pitcher Frank Francisco #50 of the Texas Rangers on April 13, 2009 at Rangers Ballpark in Arlington, Texas.  (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

8. Ryan Franklin

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    JUPITER, FL - FEBRUARY 20:  Pitcher Ryan Franklin #31 of the St. Louis Cardinals poses during photo day at Roger Dean Stadium on February 20, 2009 in Jupiter, Florida.  (Photo by Doug Benc/Getty Images)

7. Edwin Jackson

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    SEATTLE - APRIL 18:  Edwin Jackson #36 of the Detroit Tigers pitches during the game against the Seattle Mariners on April 18, 2009 at Safeco Field in Seattle, Washington. (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

6. Armando Galarraga

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    ANAHEIM, CA - APRIL 21:  Armando Galarraga #58 of the Detroit Tigers throws a pitch in the first inning against the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim at Angel Stadium on April 21, 2009 in Anaheim, California.  (Photo by Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

5. Zach Duke

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    PITTSBURGH - APRIL 13:  Zach Duke #57 of the Pittsburgh Pirates reacts to the final out after throwing a complete game and beating the Houston Astros 7-0 during the Pirates Home Opener at PNC Park April 13, 2009 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.  (Photo by Gre

4. Ricky Romero

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    DUNEDIN, FL - FEBRUARY 25 :  Pitcher Ricky Romero of the Toronto Blue Jays throws against the New York Yankees February 25, 2009 at Dunedin Stadium in Dunedin, Florida.  (Photo by Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images)

3. Kevin Millwood

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    ARLINGTON, TX - APRIL 6:  Pitcher Kevin Millwood #33 of the Texas Rangers throws against the Cleveland Indians during the home opener at Rangers Ballpark April 6, 2009 in Arlington, Texas.  (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

2. Tim Wakefield

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    OAKLAND, CA - APRIL 15:  Tim Wakefield #49 of the Boston Red Sox pitches against the Oakland Athletics during a Major League Baseball game on April 15, 2009 at the Oakland Coliseum in Oakland, California.  (Photo by Jed Jacobsohn/Getty Images)

1. Zack Greinke

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    SURPRISE, AZ - FEBRUARY 22:  Zack Greinke #23 of the Kansas City Royals poses during photo day at Surprise Stadium on February 22, 2009 in Surprise, Arizona.  (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)
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