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Andy McCullough: Market for pitching is about to heat up

LOS ANGELES - One of baseball's most reliable proverbs is this: You can never have too much pitching. This winter provided an addendum to that axiom: You can never have too much pitching - unless it costs too much money.

All 30 Major League Baseball teams could use a reliever like Craig Kimbrel. Since he debuted in 2010, he has made seven All-Star teams, led his league in saves four times and never played a season with a strikeout rate lower than 36%. The sport prizes pitchers who miss bats. Few are better than Kimbrel.

All 30 teams could use a starter like Dallas Keuchel. He

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