Pitch or Ditch for Wednesday, April 8

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MLB: Texas Rangers at Los Angeles Dodgers


Nolasco @ An. Sanchez
Lynn @ Arrieta
@ Harang – the Phillies are going to be a PoD target this year
Dickey @ Pineda
deGrom @ Zimmermann
@ Leake
S. Miller @ Koehler
M. Gonzalez @ Odorizzi
Quintana @ Duffy – Duffy is a regression risk but still worth using
Butler @ W. Peralta – the Rockies can’t blow up in EVERY road game, right?
Carrasco @ Feldman
Heston @ Hellickson – Hellickson is one to watch, but not yet start
Cashner @ McCarthy – lovelovelove McCarthy’s early season matchups
Detwiler @ Kazmir
Shoemaker @ Iwakuma

***ZACH SAYS “I’ll give the underrated Leake a shot at home, where he posted a 3.26 ERA last season. Agree on rest.”


Hi Hey I have Chris Owings as my back up SS to Hanley and also as a MI ….who do you prefer between him and Jose Iglesias?

Stick with Owings. He has the higher ceiling offensively.


why no shoemaker?

Have J. Werth on the DL. Who are you dropping when he comes back this weekend? Options are Michael Taylor, Ryan Rua, and Colby Rasmus?

Taylor is worth hanging onto at least until Span comes back. Check out those minor league numbers! So, the choice would be between Rua and Rasmus. I slightly prefer the more experienced Rasmus, and I’m expecting 20-plus homers from him. Ultimately, I’d drop Rua.


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