April 2011

Pitch or Ditch for Wednesday, April 6

Volquez looking to rebound from ugly '11 debut.


Haren @ Hellickson * Helloween!

King Felix @ Wilson

Buehrle @ Francis

Dice-K @ Talbot *Dice K going so late in drafts no real need to push it just yet unless you are feeling lucky.

Verlander @ Bergesen

Pavano @ F. Garcia *I’m off the Pavano train. Wait and see on Freddy.

Braden @ Litsch

Correia @ Carpenter

Galarraga @ Dempster

Billingsley @ Hammel

Lincecum @ Stauffer *Stauffer nice work on road vs. Cards so have to go with him at home.

Pelfrey @ Blanton *Going to hold off on Pelfrey here.

Figueroa @ Volquez *Owners still shell shocked from Volquez’s last start, but it is the Astros. Better options but worth keeping an eye on.

L. Hernandez @ Volstad

Minor @ Mitre *After much thought I’ll pass on Minor @MIL but still a fan.

Pitch or Ditch for Tuesday, April 5

Be careful!

CORY’S PICKS (Bold = Pitch)

Weaver @ Niemann – wait and see on Niemann

Beckett @ Tomlin

Duensing @ Sabathia

Braden @ Reyes

Pineda @ Ogando – one has a good matchup to gamble, the other does not

Floyd @ Mazzaro

Enright @ Cashner – Cashner has a live arm but command problems

Bumgarner @ Harang

Young @ Hamels

Happ @ Leake

Marquis @ An. Sanchez

Lowe @ Gallardo – cash in your profits on Lowe from last time, don’t push!

McDonald @ McClellan – great opening matchup for both

Kershaw @ Chacin – Chacin has the goods to survive Coors


***SIANO SAYS “I’m OK with rolling the dice on Niemann. Agree on rest.”

Pitch or Ditch for Monday, April 4

He's baack!


Porcello @ Arrieta

Baker @ Nova

Bedard @ Holland – I’d start anyone against the Mariners; enjoy Bedard while he lasts

Jurrjens @ Narveson – wait and see on both

Enright @ Wells

Morton @ Lohse


“I’ll agree. Curious to see about Lohse but no real reason to play with fire on him right now. Watch Cust hit 3 HR.”