Pitch or Ditch for Saturday-Monday, June 27-29
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Gallardo @ Redmond – Gallardo very impressive so far this year but I’m not chancing it in this matchup.
Gibson @ Garza – Gibson tempting here but low K rate limits his upside.
G. Gonzalez @ Morgan – Gio coming off strong bounce back outing.
Young @ Kazmir – Losing faith in Young and this is a tough matchup.
Teheran @ Morton – This one could be 2-1 or 10-9. I’ll go for it.
Rusin @ Lincecum – Tiny Tim has struggled lately.
Danks @ Ryan
Tanaka @ Oberholtzer
Lorenzen @ Harvey – Favorable matchup makes Lorenzen worth considering in deeper formats.
Kershaw @ Koehler – Koehler has been dominant at home (1.52 ERA) but I’ll play it safe versus Dodgers.
Miley @ Andriese
Co. Anderson @ Tillman
Happ @ Richards
TBD (CHC) @ Wacha
Hellickson @ Cashner – Cashner too inconsistent to trust, even at Petco.
C. Gonzalez @ Hutchison – Nightmare matchup for Chi Chi. Still wary of Hutchison.
Samardzija @ Price – Samardzija over his last three starts: 3.00 ERA, 1.24 WHIP, 21 K in 21 IP.
Smith @ Matz – Pitch Matz in his big league debut? Sure, why not?
Greinke @ Urena
Masterson @ Archer
Bauer @ Jimenez – Both are too risky for my liking.
Strasburg @ Correia
Al. Wood @ Locke – Pirates having a tough time scoring runs lately.
Milone @ Fiers – Still a believer in Fiers.
Pineda @ McHugh – McHugh’s overall numbers are mediocre, but he is coming off one of his better outings of the season.
King Felix @ Santiago – Santiago continues to get it done.
Guthrie @ Chavez – Chavez boasts a 1.75 ERA at home this season.
Kendrick @ Bumgarner
Ch. Anderson @ Despaigne – Anderson has dominated the Padres this year (2.08 ERA, 1.23 WHIP over two starts).
Hammel @ C. Martinez
Wandy @ B. Norris
Nelson @ O’Sullivan – Fresh off gem vs. Mets, Nelson is rewarded with another favorable matchup.
Buchholz @ Dickey – Not trusting either in this matchup.
Pelfrey @ Leake – Twins offense has been dismal on the road (28th in Majors in runs scored).
Co. Anderson @ Karns
Blanton @ McCullers – Challenging matchup for McCullers, but I think he’s up for it.
Bolsinger @ Webster
Sabathia @ Wilson – Wilson worth using in deeper leagues but he is a blowup risk here.
Hale @ Graveman – Graveman’s ERA in June is 2.31 and the Rockies can’t hit on the road.