Pitch or Ditch for Saturday-Monday, July 25-27
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Simon @ S. Wright
Hamels @ Arrieta
Bassitt @ Bumgarner
Estrada @ Happ – Estrada is on a roll.
M. Gonzalez @ E. Ramirez – Nice matchup for Gonzalez but he’s been too inconsistent lately. I like Ramirez but will play it safe here.
G. Gonzalez @ Burnett – Gio has pitched at least six innings while allowing two runs or less in each of his last four starts.
Sale @ Carrasco
Feldman @ Duffy
Sabathia @ Milone
TBD (LAD) @ Harvey
Miller @ C. Martinez
Cueto @ Rusin – Cueto’s final start for the Reds?
Jungmann @ R. De La Rosa – Tough to bench Jungmann right now, regardless of the matchup. Brewers scoring a lot of runs lately, so I’ll ditch Rubby.
Phelps @ Kennedy – Favorable matchup for both.
Gallardo @ Santiago – Gallardo a toss-up, but he’s been struggling of late and the Angels can hit.
B. Anderson @ deGrom
Rodon @ Salazar – Still waiting to see more consistency from Rodon.
W. Chen @ Moore – Bench but don’t cut Moore.
J. Ross @ Cole – Going for it with Ross, who just so happened to dominate the Pirates back on 6/19.
Keuchel @ Ventura
Eovaldi @ Gibson – Not too confident in either.
Wisler @ Wacha – Wisler certainly worth monitoring but I’ll sit this one out.
Nola @ Hammel – Nola was very impressive in his big league debut and the Cubs’ lineup has underperformed this season.
N. Martinez @ Heaney
Graveman @ Hudson – Graveman has been shaky lately.
Buehrle @ Walker – Terrible matchup for Walker, who has allowed at least five runs in each of his last three starts.
Latos @ Despaigne – Latos has a 1.35 ERA and 0.70 WHIP over his last three starts.
Lorenzen @ Kendrick
Garza @ Hellickson
Greene @ E. Rodriguez – Hard to have much confidence in Rodriguez coming off blowup vs. Angels.
Al. Wood @ Gausman – Not a promising matchup for the up and down Wood.
Danks @ Kelly
Volquez @ Co. Anderson – The Anderson regression process is already underway.
An. Sanchez @ Karns – Still not sold on Karns in tougher matchups.
Nova @ Harrison – @TEX isn’t as scary of a matchup as it used to be.
J. De La Rosa @ Hendricks – Hendricks has a 2.81 ERA through eight home starts this season.
Iglesias @ Lynn
Ray @ Montgomery – Favorable matchup for Ray but I’ll pass.
Lohse @ Heston