Pitch or Ditch for Saturday-Monday, June 20-22
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Gausman @ Buehrle – Tough matchup for Gausman in his return.
N. Martinez @ Rodon – Willing to give Rodon another chance.
Lester @ May – Not sold on May just yet.
Weaver @ Hahn – Weaver has been very erratic so far.
Liriano @ Scherzer
Lohse @ Bettis – Bettis worth consideration in deep mixed/NL-only leagues for this favorable matchup. 3.20 ERA at Coors this year. Go figure!
Lackey @ Harang – Beginning to lose faith in Harang.
E. Ramirez @ Kluber – Ramirez 2 ER or less in each of his last four outings.
Porcello @ Volquez – Not trusting either.
Syndergaard @ W. Perez – Nice matchup for Perez.
Koehler @ DeSclafani – Koehler’s home/away splits are extreme: 1.52 ERA at home vs 6.21 ERA on the road.
Simon @ Eovaldi
Hudson @ Frias – Too dangerous of a matchup for Hudson.
Keuchel @ Walker – Walker is on a roll.
T. Ross @ Ray – Sticking with Ross for the K upside. Ray not a bad option in deeper leagues but I need to see a bit more.
An. Sanchez @ Tanaka – Patient Anibal owners are being rewarded.
Tillman @ Copeland
Colome @ TBD (CLE) – Colome has been too unpredictable.
Phelps @ Lorenzen – Phelps a borderline call but I’ll play it safe on the road in a hitter-friendly park.
Morton @ G. Gonzalez – Morton is a must-start right now. Still not ready to bench Gio.
Wacha @ TBD (PHI)
Gallardo @ Quintana – Gallardo: 6+ IP and no more than 2 ER in six of his last seven starts.
Miley @ Young – Going for it with Young. Red Sox rank 14th in AL in runs scored on the road.
Arrieta @ Gibson – Gibson has been solid but the upside is limited.
Richards @ Kazmir
Velasquez @ Happ – Velasquez too risky coming off rough outing on Tuesday.
Garza @ Rusin
Cashner @ Hellickson
Harvey @ Teheran – Hard to have faith in Teheran right now regardless of the matchup.
Lincecum @ B. Anderson – Tiny Tim has been effective more often than not this season, but I’ll ditch in tough matchup.
Correia @ Pineda
Ryan @ Bauer
Hutchison @ Andriese – Hutchison makes me nervous but I do like this matchup.
Danks @ Milone
Kershaw @ Wada – Keep an eye on Wada but he’s strictly an NL-only play for now.
Oberholtzer @ Santiago – Santiago continues to rack up the K’s and the Astros lead the Majors in whiffs.
Blanton @ King Felix