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Brett Anderson
Birthdate: 2/1/1988 (29 y, 1 m, 27 d)     Bats/Throws: L/L     Height/Weight: 6-4/215     Position: P
Drafted: 2006 June Amateur Draft - Round: 2, Pick: 11, Overall: 55, Team: Arizona Diamondbacks
Contract: $3.5M / 1 Years (2017)
RotoWire News: Anderson will start the year in the rotation and pitch the fourth game of the year, April 7 in Milwaukee, Mark Gonzales of the Chicago Tribune reports. (3/23/2017)
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Profile: Anderson gambled on himself when he accepted the qualifying offer from the Dodgers after his best (healthiest) season since 2009. Don't be mistaken, he's set financially for life, but overall, he lost the bet after suffering a back injury in spring training. That kept him out until mid-August. In his first four innings, he allowed 14 hits and 11 runs, if you needed an idea of how his 2016 season went. His comeback last four games and 11 1/3 innings due to a sprained wrist and blister issues. It's hard to draw many conclusions from such a few number of innings, but Anderson's health history isn't exactly promising. Still a team should take a low-risk chance on him seeing as he's just one season removed from being solid. He isn't going to fill the stat sheet, but if he's healthy, he could be a decent low-end starter in fantasy leagues. That's a huge "if," though. (Dustin Nosler)

The Quick Opinion: Anderson went into the season looking to build off a strong 2015. Instead, a back injury in spring training derailed almost his entire season. The ground ball specialist won't have many sexy outings, but when he's healthy, he's an effective starting pitcher. He's only 29 years old, so if he has a good season, he could be in line for a decent pay day in 2018.

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