Fantasy Baseball: 5 Pitchers Whose Velocity Trends Should Have Your Attention

Early velocity readings show the stock for four fantasy arms trending up, while one former fantasy ace is showing signs of decline.

The tiny sample sizes from the first week of MLB action make dissecting results-based stats like ERA and WHIP a dicey proposition. However, it's never too early to get excited (or discouraged) by velocity trends, which can often act as a precursor to a stellar breakout or a steep decline.

Here are five pitchers whose recent work on the radar gun might have us re-calibrating our expectations for their fantasy production in 2017.