Pitch or Ditch for Thursday, July 30
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Cashner @ Niese
Scherzer @ Haren – Haren’s last start as a Marlin?
Miller @ Harang
Simon @ M. Gonzalez
Duffy @ Estrada – Estrada has been excellent this year, the previous blowout notwithstanding.
Sale @ S. Wright
Burnett @ Holmberg
Rusin @ C. Martinez
Sabathia @ Gallardo – Man, Gallardo fell back to Earth with a thud.
Arrieta @ Nelson
Shoemaker @ Kazmir
Happ @ Hughes
Carrasco @ Bassitt – I like the gamble on Bassitt at home.
***ZACH SAYS “Jimmy Nelson is 5-1 with a 2.54 ERA and 1.13 WHIP over his last six starts and the Cubs offense has been inconsistent of late. I’ll say pitch. Agree on rest.”