Pitch or Ditch for Saturday-Monday, June 6-8

***NOTE: If you haven’t already, make sure to subscribe to this blog by hitting the Follow button on the right panel. You will then get an e-mail as soon as each new post goes up.

CLICK HERE to listen to our latest podcasts (6/4 is most recent) 

And be sure to check out our latest Pitch or Ditch Category Chart

***NOTE: My weekly two-start pitcher post will be coming your way either later tonight or tomorrow. Starting this week, they will be presented in article form on the site and I’ll just be posting a sampling of the article here in addition to a link to the full version.


Julio Teheran



Hammel @ A. Cole

Oberholtzer @ Hutchison – Hutchison still too inconsistent for my liking.

Wandy @ Ventura

Garza @ Graham

Bumgarner @ S. Gonzalez

Chavez @ Kelly – Tough matchup for Chavez but he’s been dominant for awhile now.

Jimenez @ Salazar– I’ll never fully trust Ubaldo.

Despaigne @ Lorenzen – Despaigne has been impressive lately but not chancing it on the road in tough environment. Lorenzen’s 18-to-19 K/BB scares me.

Phelps @ Kendrick – I’m a Phelps fan, but playing it safe in Coors.

Locke @ Teheran – Despite overall struggles, Teheran has been excellent at home (3-0, 1.82 ERA, 0.97 WHIP).

Price @ Danks

Richards @ Warren – Warren working on four straight quality starts.

Colome @ King Felix – I’m still a believer in Colome but he needs to be benched for the time being.

Garcia @ Kershaw – Might as well roll with Garcia while he’s healthy.

Colon @ C. Anderson – Pitch Colon only in deeper mixed leagues. Very dangerous matchup.


B. Norris @ Carrasco

Wilson @ Sabathia – Wilson has been a pleasant surprise, but not throwing him out there at Yankee Stadium.

McHugh @ Dickey

Cashner @ Cueto

Graveman @ Buchholz – Graveman has been much better since his return, but I’m still not comfortable pitching him in tougher matchups.

G. Cole @ A. Wood

Vogelsong @ O’Sullivan

Simon @ Samardzija – Just when we thought Samardzija was back…I’d still lean towards pitching him here.

Lewis @ Guthrie – I have little interest in riding the Lewis roller-coaster.

Fiers @ Pelfrey – Fiers seems to have righted the ship.

Hendricks @ Zimmermann

Archer @ Montgomery – Montgomery could soon become mixed league relevant but I need to see a bit more.

Urena @ J. De La Rosa

deGrom @ Collmenter – Collmenter at home and facing an inconsistent lineup? Yes, please!

Lynn @ Greinke


Nelson @ Burnett – Nelson a true toss-up, but I’ll go for it.

Hand @ Estrada – Estrada on a nice roll of late.

Kennedy @ Miller – Kennedy is driving me crazy this year. I’ll ditch, which probably means he will throw a shutout.

Hamels @ Leake – Leake very tough to trust these days but this matchup is about as good as it gets.

McCullers @ Sale

Vargas @ Hughes – Hughes needs to be avoided for now.

Lackey @ Hale – Lackey pitching too well to sit, even at Coors.

R. De La Rosa @ Bolsinger – Not in love with this matchup for either.

Enter your email address to follow this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email.


thinking of dropping Kazmir…..who would you pick up for Monday start…lackey or Bettis

Need 3 for the rest of the season. Carlos correa brandon Phillips chase utley and Zachary cosart

I’d ditch Cozart, though it’s close between him and Utley.


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: