Every so often, something about a player will rise to my consciousness. A hidden indicator. A revelation that wakes me up at night. I'll call these periodic posts Player Premonitions.

We'll  open this new feature with a starting pitcher. Seven years ago, this pitcher won 18 games with a 2.97 ERA in nearly 200 innings, a $21 season. For the next six years, he couldn't crack $7 in roto earnings and twice killed his owners with 5.00-plus ERAs. Moving to the pen in 2016, he showed some signs of life, though offset . . .

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