Pitch or Ditch for Saturday-Monday, May 16-18
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Al. Wood @ Latos – Latos seems to have figured things out.
Colome @ May – Still a believer in Colome despite blowup versus Yankees but I’ll play it safe and sit him versus a Twins offense that ranks 1st in the AL in runs scored this month.
Price @ Lyons
Cole @ Lester
Shoemaker @ B. Norris – Shoemaker has been erratic so far, and I don’t like this matchup.
Bradley @ Williams – Bradley a bit risky in his first start back but the matchup is too good to pass up.
Sabathia @ Duffy – Gaining confidence in CC but not ready to pitch him just yet.
Vogelsong @ Leake – Still not trusting Vogelsong.
Estrada @ Feldman
Garza @ deGrom – Garza trying for his fifth straight quality start.
Salazar @ Lewis – Tough not to start Lewis right now.
Scherzer @ Cashner
Danks @ Chavez – Chavez putting up strong K numbers and this is a favorable matchup.
Porcello @ King Felix – Sticking with Porcello.
J. De La Rosa @ Greinke
Heston @ DeSclafani – Heston scares me a bit but too hard to sit him coming off his last outing.
Peralta @ Syndergaard – Peralta 2 ER or less in each of his last four starts.
Miller @ Koehler – Koehler worth considering in deeper leagues.
Richards @ Jimenez – I can never trust Ubaldo.
Collmenter @ O’Sullivan – Collmenter’s last outing was so awful that he’s at least temporarily unplayable.
Eovaldi @ Volquez – Going for it with Eovaldi despite unfavorable matchup.
Archer @ Gibson
Buehrle @ McHugh
Burnett @ Arrieta
Carrasco @ N. Martinez
Samardzija @ Kazmir – Shark owners need to keep trotting him out there.
Wright @ Paxton – Paxton in a nice groove.
Kendrick @ Bolsinger
Strasburg @ Kennedy – Strasburg owners shouldn’t panic. Kennedy is beginning to annoy me but I’ll pitch him anyway.
Simon @ Lynn – I remain skeptical on Simon but you have to honor the results.
Wilson @ Redmond – Wilson pitching very well right now but this matchup is about as tough as it gets.
Lackey @ Harvey
Fiers @ Lobstein – Playing it safe with Fiers in this matchup.
R. De La Rosa @ Haren – De La Rosa no sure thing but I’ll chance it.
Kluber @ Sale – All is well in Kluber Land.
Pomeranz @ McCullers – Pomeranz is 0-3 with a 6.86 ERA on the road this season.
Hamels @ Lyles