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Fantasy baseball free-agent finds: How valuable is Gio Gonzalez with the Brewers?

Gio Gonzalez returns to Milwaukee, where he posted a 2.13 ERA and 0.95 WHIP in five regular-season starts last season. Richard Mackson-USA TODAY Sports

Fantasy free agents of interest are the topic in this space each Thursday, and earlier this week a real-life free agent returned home, I suppose, agreeing to play with the Milwaukee Brewers. Lefty Gio Gonzalez is not a guaranteed top-40 starting pitcher for fantasy, though we ranked him that way early last season, but he is consistent, reliable and he superficially shined in a brief stint with the eventual NL Central champions last season.